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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
by 9:00 this morning, let's lawrence, bedford, norwood, 42 worcester, 49 in hyannis, so if we are knocking on the door of 50 by say 9:00 this morning, by noon time we are going to be in the mid to upper 50s and noon time central southwestern mass and southwestern new hampshire and boston area between one and 2:00 and stay very widely scattered, see the last of them in boston around 4:00 p.m. so 54 to 60 today with midday showers. i will time out the very end of those in the next round of heavy rain expected this week. julie grauert up now with live drive time traffic this morning this morning tracking volume for us. >> shiri: steady and heavy woburn starts there and continues through medford and into somerville. pike moving along fine, starting to see volume increase right around the weston tolls, expressway jammed in the usual spot around the braintree split and then up to about neponset as
pretty steady here as you can head past the gas tank. 44 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass ave, 31 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 32 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. moment of silence in new hampshire for a police officer who was killed in the line of duty in virginia. >> sara: ashley guindon is been sworn in hours before the shooting. fox25 catherine parrotta is live outside of her high school in merrimack, new hampshire where the news is really hitting the students hard there, catherine. >> catherine: yes, ashley guindon graduated from here 11 years ago. teachers and students are arriving for the day and they will be pausing for a moment during the school day to to remember ashley guindon killed in the line of doubto her very first day. that's what people were doing in the community yesterday going to mother's home, leaving flowers
she grew up in merrimack, new hampshire and she was 28. she responded to domestic disturbance that left the suspected was' wife dead and two police officers injured. police in community are saddened by her death. >> for a person who's making toward a career in law enforcement and step out on the street and struck down in virtually hours in point of near life and point in time when beginning a new career path is horrible thing for anybody. >> catherine: the principal from merrimack high school shared thoughts learning of guindon's death. we believe, go forward and inspire and ashley not only embraced the moderateo, she personified it and people in the community shaken by the news this occurred and officers to notify guindon's family as well and coming up next half hour if you hear from former friend of guindon who knew her from her
again, you will hear from her coming up next half hour. live in merrimack, new hampshire, fox25 news. >> gene: man accused of killing officer guindon is due in court today. ronald hamilton worked in the pentagon. he shot his wife and shot guindon and two other officers that arrived at the scene. the two others remain in the hospital. hamilton's son was in the home at the time. hamilton is charged and could face the death penalty. >> sara: tomorrow is super tuesday and dozens of states and caucuses will hold primaries including massachusetts. heading into the primary in the bay state hillary clinton has eight-point lead over bernie sanders. that's according to new suffolk university poll. experts say sanders needs
pick up enough gel ghats to beat clinton. the poll has donald trump leading marco rubio 42 eto 20%, john kasich comes in third with 17%. and with polls so close massachusetts has become a political battle ground for the democrats. the clinton campaign holding events in the states' three biggest cities. hillary will be in springfield this morning, then she will head to boston for afternoon rally. bill clinton will attend a late night event in worcester while bernie sanders will head up rally in milton. sara: ohio governor john kasich is only republican campaigning in massachusetts today. he will be at a town hall in plymouth today. front runner dominican republic has events in virginia and georgia and tomorrow we will campaign in ohio and kentucky. senator marco rubio will be in tennessee and georgia today. minnesota and home state of florida tomorrow. senators ted cruz will be in florida today before heading to home state of texas which is one
fox 25 will have complete coverage of super tuesday and massachusetts primary will be live at trump, clinton and sanders headquarters tomorrow night. you can find you want to the minute results on on air, online at myfoxboston.com. >> gene: developing in worcester a license plate number could be the key to finding hit-and-run driver. witnesses say the suspect hit local couple twice before leaving a busy flea market where people were shopping. fox25 jessica reyes is live at the worcester police headquarters where officers are still working the case this morning. good morning. >> jessica: good morning, gene people at the scene yesterday said it was an awful thing to watch. the police at the worcester police department still working to answer a number of questions, including what the woman's name is and one important key piece of evidence and that's the license plate number. >> lady got run over her chest and again she put it in drive and got run over again.
horrifying scene sunday where crowds of people watched ran over a couple in 50s and 60s and then took off. >> couple with a daughter coming out, and i guess there was a lady parked in front and she reversed. as she was reversing i guess she didn't see the couple coming right behind her, and ran over the couple. >> jessica: it happened around 1:00 sunday afternoon. among the people that saw it happen, the couple's teenager daughter. >> as she ran them over, she put it in drive. the daughter saw the whole scene and going -- screaming hysterically and lady yelled stop, stop, stop. >> jessica: trying to comfort with blankets. thanks to quick thinking witnesses she have. they her plate this morning,. >> they have her license plate. she ain't going far. >> jessica: both the mothers and father were taken to the hospital. the dad has since been released. the mother we understand she is still recovering at the hospital this morning, and both of them are expected to survive.
reyes, fox25 news. >> sara: this morning investigators are working to find if a man found dead at local sidewalk was murdered. man found lying around cottage street in chelsea around 5:00 yesterday. he was rushed to a hospital but died a short time later. the man's name has not been released but we are told he was 34 years old. city councilor who lives up the street where the man was found tells fox25 there's a crime problem in this area. >> worry about the well-being of the community. i also have a child i'm trying to raise so it hits home. >> sara: investigators from the suffolk county district attorneys are waiting for autopsy results to confirm a cause of death. >> gene: state and local leaders meeting to talk about how to make the trains safer and rail security and what needs to be done to enhance it. the mayor and boston marty walsh will both be at the meeting. >> we have a lot of rail in our city, congressman comes in and i
about security and how we move forward with railing. >> gene: congressman stephen lynch is hosting the summit. lynch is lead democrat on the national security subcommittee. >> sara: new this morning the mbta is expect to announce they cut the budgeted deficit by nearly half. the mbta cut the deficit by 43% freeing up about $100 million for much needed improvement projects. that money is expected to go to weather situation projects and -- weatherization projects and may make it more difficult for the "t" for critics they still need to raise fares. sara: controversial plan to give police at one large university semiautomatic rifles. northeastern wants to arm some officers with the high powered weapons and council members think the move is unnecessary. they are also upset that northeastern did not discuss the man with local leaders ahead of time.
inform boston police. >> gene: parents demanding customers about toxic chemicals in elementary school school. they grilled officials in millis and why dangerous solvents were discovered. school closed for four days last week. tests were ordered after administrators received foul odors and mold in the building. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. things are slowing down. police activity by roosevelt circle in the southbound lanes, so looking at 48 minute commute from andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: mostly sunny skies there now, temperatures 45 in or out of boston, temperaturewise we will start climbing so that mean we go up to 48 by 9:00 a.m. and clouds on the increase. i will show what you time they lead to showers coming up. >> sara: fights over the wynn casino contamination. there's word rhode island
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and the oscar goes to spotlight. >> sara: there it is, the big moment celebrated in hollywood and right here in hollywood. spotlight taking home best picture at
the eighty-eighth academy award. leonardo decaprio took home oscar. >> gene: not everyone in the oscar happy. not everyone ignoring the issue. >> gene:. >> daniel: diversity would be the issue.
>> i'm here at the white people actor's awards. >> daniel: it prompted a boycott and spike lee and jadea pinkett smith said they had not attend and they didn't. at one point brought on stacy dash from the movie clueless. controversial of new
director minority outreach. >> please welcome stacy dash. >> i cannot wait to help my people out. happy black history out. >> daniel: earlier this year dash called getting rid of black history month and bet and didn't land well and many are visibly uncomfortable and chatter on
people calling it the most confusing moment of the night. dash blogged about it last night saying she did it to bring, quote, diversity to hollywood not nearly because of color but politics as well. not all black actors and actresses boycotted the event. coming up in the next hour, why one tv actress says it is her duty because of the lack of diversity. i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: 50 shades of grey took home an award that few film makers are happy about. the movie received five razzi's this weekend raspberry awards. the razzi celebrate underachievement in minima and handed out -- cinema. other razzi worries include johnny depp in his work in mortki and adam sandler and chevy chase in hot tub time machine ii and vacation. >> gene: did you see the
>> sara: i did not like the movie. i read every book in like a day. >> gene: i saw the cobbler. they were razzing things we like. >> julie: you weren't a fan of hot tub ii? that was a special movie. got brushed over. take you up to live pictures in sky fox. medical emergency at 93 southbound and these are the residual delays within the last 30 seconds talking about hot tub time machine and ambulance took off and now cleared, but this is what we were dealing with because of that and stretches of delays to 128 right now. expressway still a little slow from braintree split up through neponset and up to the gas tank from columbia road. here are live drive times, 24 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 30 minutes on expressway from the braintree
hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now with look at forecast, and clear morning commute but then rain making its way in. >> shiri: temperatures today it is going to be a nice mild day and got showers moving in, so there's a difference. noon to 5:00 p.m. be ready for showers and about to time those out for you, and otherwise wintery mix possible late tuesday night but going to see pretty quick flip over to he rain on wednesday. so wednesday's event honestly looks more like rain than anything else and give you heads up and couple slippery spots first thing in the morning, 45 this morning in boston, 13 miles per hour breeze making it feel like it is 39, a little bit of wind chill but nothing too brutal this morning, 9:00 a.m. 48 , 11:00 a.m. 55 , temperatures really jumping here but you can see the rain coming into playwright around that 3:00 p.m. hour in and around
between one and 2:00. it is out of here by four to 5:00 this afternoon, so there's only a short amount of time here where we see the showers. not everybody gets them either. they are going to be pretty widely scattered. temperatures 56 in beverly and boston and plymouth at about 55 58 in norwood, 56 in bedford, 55 up to nashua, 51 in worcester, 50 in hyannis and 51 nantucket, so it is mild for everybody. here is timeline on that rain, noon time you could see it is moving into western, central massachusetts up to about keene, new hampshire, wouldn't be surprised to see a couple of those even reaching worcester by noon time, fast forward because between one and three, that's the best bet for showers in boston, up ahead of this cold front, they are going to be very wadely scattered here and nature of those really not changing as they slide into the 6:00 p.m. timeframe, only showers here at six will be plymouth down to the cape and islands, so for most of us it won't be raining as heading home from work but could
clouds breaking apart nicely here this evening and overnight tonight temperatures nice and bright through tuesday and only changes we will see high, thin clouds up ahead of the next storm system and this is the one that comes in very late, clock with future cast, very late tuesday night, initially get a little blast of pink and that's with we could see a little bit of icy mix, perhaps a little bit of snow, nothing much at all as far as accumulation goes. perhaps northern worcester hills and southern new hampshire and dusting and 7:00 in the morning it is all plain rain because it is warming up so significantly, heaviest rain in the morning, chance end in couple snowflakes and time being because i have it moving out during the afternoon when still fairly mild, i'm going to end it as rain. that's something again that we are going to have a very close eye on here. 58 today with midday showers, cools down tomorrow and high 45 , bounce back into the mid and upper 50s on wednesday, breezy with the morning rain. by thursday check it out, we are waking up to the teens thursday
highs close to freezing, so gets a lot cooler for the end of the week with below average temperatures, and here on friday i've not seeing significant snow because most of this storm system now expected to stay out to sea. we just get a little bit of flurry activity, a little bit of light snow late friday night and saturday morning, we are going to have to watch that for any wobbling because the probabilities could actually go up for snow, but sunday the more likely day we get a little taste of light snow. back to you guys. >> sara: company called off launch of falcon nine rocket last night after two cancellations in the last few weeks. space x says rocket is fine but not saying why the launch was scrubbed again. rocket carries satellite that bring internet and phone access to millions of people in asia. >> gene: 7:21.
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gene: airlines may see pressure from congress to stop shrinking the size of seats. require a minimum amount of leg room and seat width. the democrat from new york says the average amount of leg room is decreased by four inches and average inches two inch narrower and passengers are tired being packed in airplanes. >> i'm over 6-foot and packed in and doubt they will comply. >> i think it would be great but don't see it happening. >> gene: proposal part of funding bill for federal aviation administration.
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>> sara: grocery store may -- striking over the weekend. >> sara: >> gene: what it means. >> shiri: time out windy to wet forecast coming up. >> michael: getting down to the wire here as super tuesday approaches in both democratic candidates showing massachusetts for the home stretch run. role i your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients.
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>> sara: live look at sun line with boston, sunny skies right now, pretty nice day and i think the rain is on the way. in fact, i'm pretty sure. in fact, i'm positive. >> gene: you feel confident. >> sara: feel confident based on shiri's forecast all morning. >> shiri: clouds coming into play the second half of the day and winds coming up from the southwest and that's pulling all this warm air into place and 44
sharon, 44 in lawrence, 50 in marshfield, 51 sandwich, 48 nantucket, 40 in whalen and 45 in maynard and lowell at 44, amherst, new hampshire 40 in worcester, auburn, spencer, all in the upper 30s and noon time 57 , central and western mass where we have the risk of rain at noon, boston will still be dry but by 3:00 p.m. that is one of the times that i do expect some scattered showers. at least around the boston area at 55 , real warm stuff and cooling down by 7:00 p.m. with clearing skies, that's going to go back to 46 , give you the hour-by-hour look at incoming
street and into downtown. 93 south accident has cleared, earlier medical emergency i told you about, we are still seeing heavy volume stretching from right after the cloverleaf through woburn and medford in somerville or route 1 in saugus also still slow going, not a lot of room between the cars in the moment. 31 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, almost an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. >> gene: less than 24 hours from no you voters in massachusetts will head to the polls and by the end of the day the nomination could all be locked up for both parties and it is a close fight and hick with a single digit lead over bernie sanders here in massachusetts. experts say sanders needs massachusetts if hopes to pick up enough delegates to beat hillary clinton. with the polls so close massachusetts has become a political battle ground state for the democrats. the clinton campaign is holding events in the state's three
hillary and bill getting out the vote while bernie sanders heading up a rally in milton today, michael henrich in springfield where the first event gets underway about 9:30 this morning. michael, good morning and getting into this first of the day, hillary clinton event. former secretary of state has a couple of massachusetts events today, the first one here around 9:15, doors open in just a half hour at 8:00 before heading to boston for a get out the vote event at the hold south meeting house. that happens just afternoon. this comes after her dramatic nearly three to one victory in the south carolina democratic primary over senator bernie
milton at the high school at 7:00 tonight. he was in massachusetts just last week campaigning in amherst both of them, of course, went on camera after the south carolina results came in. >> sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, tonight we lost. >> we are not taking anything and we are not taking anyone for granted. >> michael: event at 11:00 and get more specifics on that as they come in. meantime though the big wild card here could be the innocent vote. undeclared voters who are allowed to vote in massachusetts in the democratic primary or republican primary. now, recent poling shows these independents and there's push
vote in the republican primary just to send message to the billionaire gop front-runner donald trump. so that will bear watching and would be a vote from bernie sanders in that scenario. that event kicks off in a little bit. we will bring it more later. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: there donald trump beating rubio 43 to 27% and john kasich trailing third with 17% and ohio governor john kasich is only republican campaigning in massachusetts today. he will be at town hall in plymouth this afternoon. front runner donald trump has events in virginia and georgia today and tomorrow he will campaign in ohio and kentucky. senator marco rubio will be in tennessee and georgia today, minnesota and home state of florida tomorrow and senator ted cruz will be in florida today live heading to his home state
fox25 will have complete coverage of super tuesday and massachusetts primaries. we will be live at trump, clinton and sanders headquarters tomorrow night and find up-to-the-minute results on air, on the app and online at myfoxboston.com. sara: thousands turn out for native killed in line of duty. ashley guindon responded to call when man opened fire on her and two other officers. the news his hitting hard for family and friends where the 28-year-old grew up. >> she was in the military and she was a police officer and she didn't deserve this at all. >> catherine: news shaking ashley guindon's hometown to its core. 28-year-old went to work saturday for first shift as a police officer. she didn't come home. >> it puts a hole in everyone's heart. >> catherine: she was shot and
domestic disturbance that left the suspect's wife dead and two other officers critically injured. police in guindon's hometown in merrimack, new hampshire notified her family that night. >> for a person that is looking toward making a career in law enforcement to step out on the street and within virtually hours to be struck down in the time of their life and point in time where they are beginning new career path is horrible thing for anybody. >> sara: >> catherine: we live by the motto, live, go forward and inspire. ashley not only embraced but personified it, a close high school friend echoed it. >> i remember ashley being a kind person, so brave, cared for everybody, she was so strong. she had the biggest heart. that's for sure. >> sara: that was catherine parrotta reporting. meanwhile, the man accused of
in court. ronald hamilton was staff in the pentagon. he killed his wife on saturday and then shot guindon and two other police officers who arrived on scene. the other officers remain in the hospital and police say hamilton's 11-year-old son was home at the time of the shooting but he 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 the fox25 news app and download the app for up-to-the-minute news while at work or on the go. >> gene: 62-year-old denise robert was shot in the head in manchester in august while taking evening walk. the police tell the union leader specifically targeted in drive-by shooting and rattled by what happened and feels safer
>> this area doesn't warrant for crazy things like that to happen and nice to know it wasn't just a rantedom act. comforting for people to walk in this neighborhood and just enjoy the area. >> gene: robert was well-known and worked for the local paper for 30 years. right now police are not saying why they believe she was targeted. gene: group of local grocery store workers say today they are ready to walk off the job and contract agreement can't be reached and following the story. voted to authorize a strike against stop & shop. union says the company is looking to cut pay and benefits and new contract. group says they will still go to work as sign of good faith. >> working without a contract. if company makes any kind of moves we are out.
to come to good resolve of the contract. >> gene: offering higher pay and generous benefits and continue working with the union to reach an agreement. >> sara: this week plan to massachusetts receive rhode island border could move forward. the owners of the twin river casino want to build a second gaming resort in tiverton. it would be right over the border from fall river. this week rhode island's general assembly is expected to vote on bill which would put the proposal on the november ballot. if voters say yes, developers would guarantee tiverton at least $3 million a year in local aid. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. head outside, live pictures from sky fox. over an accident on ramp from the expressway to washington street in braintree. we have three cars involved. it is inconveniently located right in that center lane, so we now have two lanes blocked, and it looks like they are just starting to pull off the side of
little bit of relief is in sight shiri? >> shiri: i got temperatures right now at least in the middle 40s, very balmy start to the day, winds sustained 13 miles per hour but see stronger gusts and as we go hour-by-hour well into the afternoon, you can see gusts really ranging from 20 to 30 miles per hour constantly and show you what time those pair up with showers coming up. >> gene: 7:41. surprise statement by american in south korea accused of spying gene: secret documents about one of the marathon bombers 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.
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process involves pledging you have no ties to terrorism. part of hundreds of previously confidential documents about him and friend abraham todashev. he told immigration he left massachusetts in september 2011 and that's the same month he allegedly helped dzhokhar with triple murder in waltham. in 2013 todashev was shot by fbi agents in his florida apartment who was questioning him about the murder and globe cases for both men were handled correctly saying while customs and immigration found no errors in the processing of tamerlan tsamaev or ibragim todashev with the screening process. documents were heavily redacted but there was no indication that
warning signs about the men's criminal activity. in the newsroom this morning, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: four member suspected to breaking into homes were arrested. man called 911 after seeing people break into the house. police say three suspects were found inside. fourth was in a jeep which was parked up the road. in the vehicle officers also found a notebook with several addresses where the suspects may have also struck. gene: police found massive stash of drugs hidden in the underwear and wayne clark was arrested for drug distribution. he was out on bail when police caught him this time. officers found more than 60a bags of crack and cocaine on him as well as 18 bags of heroin and 4-ounces of meth. >> sara: launching a program to help drug addicts. starting the champion plan and
in gloucester and addicts can go to police department to meet with specialist to help then get into a recovery problem. >> julie: slowdown 228 and approach the braintree split. 95 though 24 moving along fine. we do have an accident. this is on route 9, right at 128 in wellesley. expressway still slow from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road. here are live drive time, 35 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. almost an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 21 minutes on 128 northbound from university to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. i'm sure you can expect solar glare out there as you head out the door. >> shiri: how can you not
the morning and meteorological spring begins tomorrow. consider march, april, may and 13 days and spring forward this time of year which means i'm sorry you're going to lose hour of sleep and spring starts on the twentieth of march. we have the sox opening day 35 days away in the boston marathon 49 days away. getting excited for spring here, what the favorite spring event is and go to facebook page or you could find me on twitter to answer that. average low 27 , average high 41 why is that kind of crazy? because we are starting above the normal high temperature this morning. we have already got 45 in boston, so if we are up 45 , it is this early in the morning, you know it is going to be a mild day. 43 in bedford, 44 in lawrence up to portsmouth, new hampshire, 48 plymouth, 47 new bedford and 45 in chatham and 39 in worcester to 40 in fitchburg. a little bit cooler out there. nothing you can't handle, especially considering it is
so mild and breezy conditions really ruling your monday as this whole system comes through and you're going to see it will spread showers here around lunchtime today, so i'm thinking central western massachusetts and southwestern new hampshire the spots that will have some lunchtime temperatures. it arrives in boston between one and 2:00 but notice how the activity is very widely scattered and not a guarantee to every town and see sees these showers, 50% of us getting in on rain today. scattered showers again at 4:00 p.m. and likely the last of it in and around the boston area, so by the time you head home from work later today, by 6:00 i got showers just plymouth to the cape, southcoast and islands, points to the north and west of that, clouds will be breaking apart but there could be damp roadways, just heads up as you head home from work later today. hour-by-hour forecast has us going to 48 in boston by 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. 55 and a lot of clouds coming into play
into the 1:00 p.m. time slot here so between one and three the best bet for showers in boston, i expect by 5:00 they will be out of the city and this afternoon, really, really warm near 60 in norwood, would not be surprised to see you guys get up to 60 there, 56 in boston and lawrence, 51 in worcester, 50 in hyannis, it is balmy. tonight 20s and 30s back, we got passing clouds and then tomorrow and 42 in boston, 45 in lawrence, 48 in norwood, 53 in worcester, so almost 10 cooler tomorrow afternoon. notice we have high pressure sliding away and that means we are going to see increasing clouds during the day as we head late into tuesday night, we have the potential for icing mix and pretty quickly on wednesday, 56 cooldown the end of the week and highs close to freezing thursday and friday and chance for snow as we look at friday night but
>> gene: violent brawl hooked to the kkk. klan members confronted outside a park and acted in self-defense throw people were stabbed, others arrested. police still looking for one man in connection with the stabbings. >> sara: new indications this morning that lawmaker in michigan knew about tainted drinking water in flint months before anything was done. e-mails reveal the governor's top aides advocated city switch away from the water supply. some calling for a, quote, urgent fix. elevated level of lead to cause neurological problems in children and why the city didn't
required by federal law. >> gene: edward buyers junior will receive the congressional medal of honor. he took part to save a doctor kidnapped by the taliban. buyer will be the eleventh living service member to receive the honor. >> sara: joaquin guzman wants extradition to the u.s. guzmanman wants to be held in a medium security prison once he is extradited. the drug kingpin has famously escaped from maximum security prisons in mexico twice and was just recaptured last month. guzman wants the deal because he says the guards that the current mexican prison will not let him sleep. sara: man recovering after falling 20 feet off a cliff. rescuers in california saying
on the cliff and crashed on the rocks below. man went after it. he lost his footing and fell approximately 20 feet down. firefighters had to airlift him to a hospital. he is no recovering from a fractured leg. sara: carnival cruise ship rescued immigrants on a boat. one new england state closer to medical legalizing recreational marijuana. why it is happening in vermont and different than the states out west. >> shiri: no chance -- preview of wet weather next.
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what the latest poll says about who's in the lead this morning. >> sara: good morning, everybody, it is leap day, thank you for joining us, i'm sara underwood. >> gene: big stories including new hampshire native killed on first day as a police officer. >> sara: shiri spear is in stormtracker weather center with look at mild start to the today. >> shiri: 42 in worcester, 45 in nashua, i promise you in worcester this hour we had climb out of the 30s and we have and warm-up isn't stopping here with keeps on going and temperatures low and mid-50s in eastern massachusetts, upper 40s out into the worcester hills and
massachusetts and southern vermont itching toward vermont and worcester to fitchburg to nashua, takes a little longer to get into the boston area, arrival time between one and 2:00. so three, 4:00 in the afternoon scattered showers in boston and evening commute, 54 to 60 with highs today, look at winds that will go along with the showers coming up. julie grauert now with live drive time traffic this morning. >> julie: slow conditions on the expressway and neponset and columbia road. almost an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector.
>> sara: friends and family members killed on first day on the job. she grew up in new hampshire and her hometown is honoring her today. fox25 catherine parrotta live outside of her high school in merrimack, new hampshire where students just held a moment of silence, catherine. >> catherine: hear a pin drop, this is a lot this school community is really feeling today and talking about time here, talking about class, and sixth member of 2005 to pass away since graduating and principal telling her a little bit about her legacy here, but certainly loss not only felt
>> she was in the military. she didn't deserve this at all. >> catherine: went to work as police officer and didn't come home. she was shot and killed while responding to domestic disturbing also left suspect's wife dead and two other officers injured and police notified her family that night. >> catherine: >> person toward making career and within hours be struck down in the prime of their life and point in time where they are beginning a new career path is horrible thing for anyone. >> catherine: guindon graduated in 2005 and principal issuing statement saying mhs we live by the motto believe, go forward and inspire. we believe ashley not only embraced, she personified and
>> ashley a kind person, so grave, cared for everybody, so strong, she had the biggest heart, that's for sure. >> catherine: principal told us this year's graduation ceremony and balloon released on ashley guindon's honor and remembrance of her as well and coming up next half hour, we will bring you moment of silence as well as the principal's words leading up to the moment. live, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: ronald hamilton is staff sergeant in the army. police say hamilton killed his wife on saturday, then shot guindon and two other police officers who arrived at the scene. other officers remain in the hospital this morning. police say hamilton 11-year-old son was home at the time of the shooting but was not hurt. hamilton is charged with capital penalty. gene: when hamilton appears in court we will alerted
approximately download the app for are up-to-the-minute breaking news. >> sara: tomorrow is super tuesday. heading into the primary and bay state tomorrow hillary clinton has an eight-point lead over bernie sanders. that's according to new suffolk university poll. experts say sanders needs massachusetts if hopes to pick up enough delegates to beat clinton. the poll has donald trump leading marco rubio 43 to 20%, john kasich comes in third with 17%. and with polls so close massachusetts has become a political battleground for the democrats. the clinton campaign holding events in three biggest cities. hillary will be in springfield this morning and head to boston for afternoon rally. bill clinton will attend a late night event in worcester while bernie sanders will head up a rally in milton. sara: ohio governor john kasich is only republican campaigning in massachusetts today.
plymouth this afternoon. front-runner donald trump has events in virginia and georgia today and tomorrow he will campaign in ohio and kentucky. senator marco rubio will be in tennessee and georgia today. minnesota and home state of florida tomorrow. senator ted cruz will be in florida today before heading to his home state of texas, which is one of the super tuesday states. fox25 will have complete coverage of super tuesday and massachusetts primaries will be live at trump, clinton and sanders headquarters tomorrow night. you could find up-to-the-minute results on air and on our app and online at myfoxboston.com. >> gene: police trying to track down a driver that hit a couple twice at local flea market before taking off. they were able to take number before sped away. jessica reyes live in worcester
police as search for car this morning. >> jessica: police not yet released that and important piece of evidence as you mentioned and that is the license plate number. >> lady got run over her chest and put it in drive and got run over again. >> jessica: vendors describe a horrifying scene sunday where crowds of people watched when couple got run over. >> lady parked in front and reversed. when she reversed she didn't see the couple coming right behind her and ran over the couple. she put it in drive and daughter saw the whole scene and going -- screaming hysterically and
>> jessica: witnesses tried to comfort the mom with blankets and they have her plate. >> turn herself in. they have the license operate. she ain't going far. >> jessica: both mother and father were taken to the hospital for injuries. the father was released. the mother is still there this morning. >> sara: man found dead on sidewalk and cottage street in chelsea 5:00 yesterday and rushed to the hospital but later died. the man's name has not been released but we are told he was 34 years old. city councilor who lives up the street where the man was found tells fox25 there's a crime problem in this area. >> worried about the well-being of my community and i have a child i'm trying to raise, so it hits home. >> sara: district attorney's
to confirm cause of death. >> gene: local and state leaders are talking about ways to make the tracks safer. governor and boston mayor marty walsh will both be at the meeting. >> we have a lot of rail in the city and i think it is important to talk about security and how we move forward. >> gene: congressman stephen lynch hosting the summit and lead democratic on national subcommittee. >> sara: mbta expected to announce they cut the budget deficit by nearly half. they cut the deficit 43%, freeing up $100 million for much needed improvement projects. the money expected to go to weatherization projects and signal system and may make it more difficult for "t" to
to raise fares. >> gene: parents demanding answers about toxic chemicals in localet elementary school. parents grilled official in millis and want to know why dangerous solvents discovered by air quality test at collide brown elementary school. the school was closed for four days last week. the tests were ordered after administrators received reports of foul odors and mold in the building. traffic and weather together every ten minutes. looking at 48 minute commute from andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: thin clouds in , and next 10:00 a.m. 54 , clouds thickening but show what you up. >> gene: happiest place on earth making very unpopular change. how disney taking change out of
>> gene: warning this morning for 30 million americans that wear contact lenses. cdc reports you're likely putting yourself at risk. the lenses attract a parasite with an appetite. >> daniel: not necessarily the contacts but how carelessly we handle them. going to the shower, sleeping in them help attract microorganism that's eyeballs. don't believe it, one man talked to us about almost losing eye. >> i'm 57 years old. never thought i would think i would lose an eye. >> daniel: victim of tiny organism seen only with powerful
it is called ac an tamoeba. they think it is parasite welcome mat and increasing these and suspects too much patient lenses. >> eyes were not made to have time. >> daniel: stunning report on lens wearers and routines. >> it was very concerning that almost all the people we asked had at least one risky behavior. >> daniel: of those surveyed 85% slept, 35% actually rinse them in common tap water. >> when you expose your contact lenses to water you're potentially putting yourself at risk. >> daniel: bugs live everywhere including chlorinated drinking water and washing lens case with water invites the bug.
mccalem got infected and spoke to us days before the final surgery. >> area where eaten through the entire eyeball. >> daniel: worst possible outcome lost his eye and wears a pros net and i can adjusting. >> maybe my story can help somebody else not have to go through what i'm going through and maybe there's a reason for it. >> cdc does have suggestions on how contact wearers can prevent this from happening. first, change your lens case every three months. do not top off the solution, dump it and replace it every night and don't sleep in contacts. closed eye could help act as incubator and finally keep the contacts away from water. parasites live in the water. in the newsroom this morning, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: lawmakers in vermont passed a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. bill passed senate and now up to the house. if passed vermont will be the
the legislature. several other states legalized recreational pot through referendums. if passed vermonters 21 and older would be able to possess 1 ounce of marijuana. >> sara: parking in boston is definitely tough but there are certain streets where more likely to get a parking ticket compared to anyone else in the city. >> at times it is confusing but read each individual sign so you know if you're allowed to park there. >> sara: so which streets and signs do you need to look out for to avoid a parking ticket. analyze the year's worth of data to find top five locations that are parking ticket traps. tonight at ten fox25 john moynihan found out why the spots are on the list and new 32 that may help you avoid tickets. >> julie: 8:71. slow on the expressway as braintree split up through neponset and up to columbia road
the allston-brighton tolls. 93 south very slow going after you make it through the cloverleaf, starts around woburn and continues through medford and somerville. live at zakim bridge where volume remains steady on leverett connector. here are live drive times, 25 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 36 minutes expressway from the braintree split to the pike, almost 50 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now, and shiri, that shot of the zakim bridge, you could see just how bright and sunny your morning commute is. >> looks fantastic, julie. all we have are thin clouds mixing with the sunshine, clouds are really going to roll in once we hit the middle of the day. showers between noon and 5:00 p.m. across massachusetts. it is not going to be raining that whole time in boston. wintery mix that will develop very late on tuesday night inland but quickly changeover to heavy rain, so we are looking at mostly rain here for the middle of the week, potential for couple slippery spots during the wednesday morning commute, 42 in
happening right now, all of that bright sunshine out there. does still feel like the 30s because of the wind chill. temperaturewise we get up to 50 in worcester today, you could see i'm expecting even by noon time we get a couple showers in worcester but chance really going to come to an end around 3:00 p.m. there. i know i'm kind of talking 49 in boston right now and temperatures busting into the 50s. so by noon time we are going to be the mid-if not the upper 50s and we got the best bet for showers two and 4:00 p.m. i'm even going to say 1:00 this afternoon we could see couple isolated showers forming in and around the boston area, but high temperatures definitely something to talk about here, 56 in boston, beverly, 56 in lawrence, 50 in worcester, 55 nashua, 58 in norwood, 56 in plymouth. in fact, as i'm seeing temperatures warm up this morning, warming up even a little bit more than i was expecting, so don't be surprised two, 3
will get couple 60s on the map later today. noon time showers out across western mass, southwestern new hampshire, noon time pretty close to worcester, fitchburg and manchester, new hampshire, so it is not out of the question, got a couple showers there by lunchtime today, 3:00 p.m. they have arrived in the boston area, like i said between one and two is time they are going to reach the boston area, but very hit or miss style, so not going to rain all afternoon in boston, probably see a couple possing showers as we go by 6:00 p.m. all the rain right here, plymouth southward, rest of the area dry. so couple damp roadways but no longer raining for the evening commute. future cast here by tomorrow morning, we got high pressure rolling in, it is going to clear us out, mostly sunny skies, other than some high clouds which come into play tomorrow, stays nice and quiet, but then late tuesday night, see flash of pink here northern worcester hills and southern new hampshire, and that's the little bit of wintery mix that could give us coating in those spots, changes over to rain, heavy rain at times during the
during the afternoon. 7-day forecast, 58 , goes to 45 tomorrow with the quiet weather in play, 36 on wednesday with breezy and wet conditions through at least early afternoon and then we start to dry out. friday we will have to watch a storm system to the south, slight chance of snow, better chance as we look toward sunday. back to you guys. >> gene: 8:21. drug kingpin he will serve time in united states on one condition. special conditions el chapo
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right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: now at 8:30 people are filling up museum in springfield getting ready to hear hillary clinton give pitch to become the democratic nominee for president. this is just the first of several events in massachusetts for both bernie sanders and clinton. it is a great morning for it. good morning, everybody. it is monday, february 29th. >> gene: leap day today, so those people born on february 29th, this year they can celebrate on their actual
what do you call them? leapers. >> gene: different category. >> sara: i'm fan of the weather but rain coming in. >> shiri: scattered showers developing and look at winds and how they strengthen 21 miles per hour 18 in worcester, it is getting pretty breezy out there which you expect after the sun comes out, winds start coming into play and coming with the southwest and going to carry a 49 in boston, peabody, watertown, 49 in west bridgewater, 47 in wellesley and burlington, 50 already in plymouth, 52 marshfield, 53 in sandwich, 50 in new bedford, versus 42 in worcester, 45 in windham, new hampshire. don't you worry, you guys get to warm up as well and day planner 57 at noon time. i have to say i think we are actually going to overachieve
and noon central and western massachusetts at risk for showers, i will show you what time get in and out of boston coming up. get over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic this morning. keeping watch on some volume picked up. >> julie: we have an accident on the pike but it is westbound. eastbound where we typically see the heaviest volume, and it is right after mass ave. 93 south remains sluggish from woburn down through medford and into somerville and we are jampacked on zakim bridge right now. here are live drive times, 25 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 51 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 39 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: so super tuesday is on our doorstep and democrats are about to campaign hard in massachusetts. the latest suffolk university
a single digit lead over bernie sanders. experts say sanders needs massachusetts if hopes to pick up enough delegates to beat clinton. >> gene: with the polls so close clinton campaign has become a battle ground. hillary and bill getting out the vote while bernie sanders heading up pep rally in milton today. fox25 michael henrich is in springfield this morning where first clinton event of the day gets underway in less than 30 minutes. michael, good morning. >> michael: line close to the door in museum of springfield history is all the way past where we are behind the camera from which folks at home people have the view of the scene here, at least couple hundred people excited to see the former secretary of state speak here at 9:00 this morning. first of two events for the former secretary of state.
boston for get out the vote event just afternoon at old south meeting house. this comes two days after her dramatic nearly three to one victory in the south carolina democratic primary over senator bernie sanders. he makes his own appearance in milton as you mentioned, gene. this is at the high school at 7:00. now, after campaigning, of course, he did last week over in amherst. here are both of the cann -- candidates speaking as south carolina came in. >> sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, tonight we lost. >> we are not taking anything granted. >> michael: hillary clinton not the only clinton in massachusetts today. bill clinton will be in worcester for an event in support of wife at 11:00 tonight around that time. pretty light rally on the eve of super tuesday. the biggest wild card on super
the democrats here in support of either candidate but independent, undeclared voters who are allowed in massachusetts to vote in either primary. many polls show that independents are leaning a little bit more toward senator sanders and growing movement, urged through editorial in papers for independents and undeclared voters vote in the gop primary in order to stand against billionaire front-runner donald trump in that race. now, that could end up hurting senator sanders and watch the event in springfield and hillary clinton gets started about a half hour. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: in term of suffolk poll and republican race donald trump has big lead beating marco rubio, 43% to 20%. john kasich trailing in third with 17% fox25 and massachusetts primary will be out at clint,
night and find up-to-the-minute result on air and online at myfoxboston.com. >> sara: happening today moment of silence in new hampshire for virginia police officer who was killed in line of duty. ashley guindon is from new england and sworn in hours before the shooting. catherine parrotta live outside the officer's high school in merrimack, new hampshire and there for the emotional silence early this morning. >> catherine: you could have heard a pin drop in the building a little more than half hour ago, guindon graduated from the high school 11 years ago and principal there today was there during her time and able to speak to us a little bit about the legacy here and, of course, speaking about the whole community and how they will be coming together in light of the tragedy, but and ashley guindon, 28 years old, native of merrimack, new hampshire.
into the police department at prince county, virginia and next day she was responding to domestic disturbance and today her high school principal said this before pausing for the moment of silence. >> live for something rather than die for nothing. we know that merrimack high school we live by motto believe, go forward and inspire. we believe that ashley not only embraced the motto, she personified it. >> catherine: those were the remarks broadcast to the entire school. ashley referred to her father in heaven david guindon took his
iraq in 2004 and in addition to the moment of silence they will release on balloon in ashley guindon's honor and tragically from the class of 2005, she is the sixth member of the class to pass away and you will hear more from the principal in the next half hour, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: man accused of killing ashley guindon will be in court. ronald hamilton killed his wife on saturday. the other officers remain in the hospital and police say hamilton's 11-year-old son was home at the time of the shooting but he 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 the fox25 news app. download the app for you want to the minute breaking news while you're at work or on the go.
saying woman shot and killed in new hampshire last year was intentionally targeted. 62-year-old denise robert was shot in the head in manchester in august while 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 by what happened but feels safer knowing it wasn't random. >> this area doesn't warrant for crazy things like that to happen, and so it would be nice to know that, you know, it wasn't just a random act. be comforting for people that love to walk in this neighborhood and just enjoy the area. >> sara: robert was well-known and worked at the local paper for 30 years. right now police are not saying why they believe robert was targeted. >> gene: local pilot recovering after plane crashed during takeoff happened saturday morning at plymouth municipal airport. looked like a strong gust of wind was to blame. state police happened to be
exercises at the time and airlifted the man to the hospital. he hurt his ribs and head but otherwise will be okay. >> sara: group of local grocery stores workers ready to walk off the job if contract agreement cannot be reached. we have been following the story as negotiations developed all weekend and voted sunday to authorize a strike against stop & shop. the union says the company is looking to cut pay and benefits in a new contract. the group says they will still go to work as show of good faith. >> right now working without a contract and company make moves in the wrong direction we are out. we are willing to sit down to continue to talk to try to come to a good resolve of this contract. >> sara: stop & shop says they are disappointed the strike was authorized since they are offering higher pay and generous benefits and continue working
reach an agreement. >> julie: 93 south we are in the thick of the morning rush hour, looking at almost an hour 495 to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: go big or go home. 60 this afternoon and take you hour-by-hour into the warm-up and get few passing showers next. >> gene: 8:41 and first time in months we are hearing from american prisoner held in north korea. >> sara: tearful arrest and who he blames.
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>> daniel: according to boston globe tamerlan tsamaev's results were part of continual documents about him and friend ibragim todashev. he left massachusetts in 2011, the same month he allegedly helped dzhokhar with the triple murder in waltham and may 2013 todashev was shot and killed by fbi agents in florida apartment who were questioning him about that murder. yesterday u.s. immigration told globe the cases for both men were handled correctly. saying while customs and immigration found no errors in the processing of tamerlan tsamaev or ibham todashev's application we are always
incentive processes. the documents were heavily redacted but no indication the government missed in i warning signs about the men's criminal activity. in the newsroom this morning, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: another local city launching a program to help drug addicts. championship plan modeled after a plan in gloucester and meet with a specialist who will help them into a recovery program. >> gene: happening today the president will award a navy seal of nation's highest military honor edward buyers junior will receive medal of honor. he was the second person to burst into the taliban hideout to free him. first person was killed. buyers will be the eleventh living service member to receive the medal of honor for actions in afghanistan. >> sara: notorious drug lord
the united states. he wants extradition and plead charge he faces here if it guarantees the transfer. he wants to be held in medium security prison once he is extradited. the drug kingpin famously escaped in mexico twice and just recaptured last month. guzman wants to deal because he says the guards at current mexican prison will not let him sleep. >> julie: good morning, everyone, still going on woburn medford into somerville. seeing really slow conditions right now in the pike as well as you approach the allston-brighton tolls. expressway jammed from furnace brook parkway up to columbia road. here is live look at the expressway where you could see slow going and heavy volume past the gas tank. over to your live drive time, 47 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 30 minutes expressway from the braintree split to the pike and an hour on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector.
many of our popular busy roadways, but shiri, at least we are doing it in dry and sunny conditions this morning. >> shiri: noon time folks will be able to roll down window. average high 41 , beat that by almost 20 today, plus starting out warmer than normal highs for this time of the year. so 50 now in plymouth and new bedford, 49 in boston and still warming up, 48 in beverly, 42 in worcester, 45 in nashua, new hampshire, 48 in hyannis. you could see though we have clouds rolling into western most new england along this cold front, up ahead of it we got warm air but those showers will roll on in during the course of the afternoon. so by noon time here we have spot showers. i was just looking at latest information here, a little finer grain than this, i expect band of showers to extend worcester to fitchburg, up to manchester, new hampshire by noon time today, pause things at 2:00 p.m. and they are going to be closer to the boston area than what you're seeing here with future cast.
very patchy in nature, not everybody sees passing shower this afternoon, nor will it be raining the whole time and scattered showers possible in and around the boston area at 2:00 through about 4:00, after that we got the chance that's going to be moving into southeastern massachusetts by 6:00 p.m., plymouth southward, southcoast, cape and islands where we have the risk for shower, less of region looking pretty good as most folks headed home and likely be catch -- damp roadways, 56 by noon time, oftentimes when get nice southwest breezy, a little bit underdone, don't be surprised if you beat it by you have to 5 and even boston could get close to 60 later today. two, 4:00 p.m. a couple showers in the area. those exit the region and temperatures start to drop, so that means by 6:00 p.m. we will be back in the lower 60s and after that we are going to fall into the 40s during the course of the afternoon, but 56 in boston, if not 60
norwood today gets up to 60 . plymouth we got 56, portsmouth, new hampshire 55, fitchburg 54, 50 in worcester, either way you want to spin it, it is going to be warm today, and then tonight a couple passing clouds, and temperatures back to freezing and chilly when wake up tomorrow morning, 20s and 30s, especially by comparison, and then tomorrow's highs still going to be kind of mild, saw average high in boston is 41 this time of the year, 42 not too far off but got warmer temperatures in the burbs with norwood, framingham, both at 48 tomorrow. we will start with the sunshine but high, thin clouds will be on the rise up ahead of this the next storm system and what you will see is a little flash of pink, northern worcester hills and southern new hampshire, and that's the potential of coating of a little bit of icing mix here late tuesday night and time you wake up on wednesday, temperatures will already be above freezing and going to tap into rain showers, heavy rain at times through the morning and early afternoon, but by about 5:00 p.m., the whole system is
it could end with a couple snowflakes on tail end on wednesday and high up to 56 near freezing highs on thursday, cooldown friday, slight chance it will get a little light snow, most of the storm system stays offshore, but sunday more light snow in the weekend forecast. back to you guys. >> sara: there's a fight for your comfort going on in washington. the plan that could stop the ever shrinking airline seat from getting a little smaller. >> daniel: we have look at put more fun in your day with ice-cream-flavored coffees at dunkin' donuts. go for delicious flavors like butter pecan, cookie dough, or new pistachio.
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>>essica: couple hit at flea market and recovering. >> julie: it was hollywood's night to shine. chris rock addresses race at the award. >> julie: the big finish that had audience on their feet. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> julie: it is 9:00 on february 29th, leap day. i'm julie grauert. >> daniel: shiri spear in the weather center this morning with look at rain on the way. hi, shiri. >> shiri: nice warm temperatures before the rain moves in and starting out at 51 this morning in boston and beverly and lawrence and bedford, 45 in worcester, 53 in