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samaritan swims over to start helping. arlington police say the 68-year-old woman from medford was trying to back up when she somehow lost control. >> the car what ended up the car jumped over the curb, went through a small fence and went into the water. >> the reporter: divers spent the rest of the afternoon working to get the ford edge s.u.v. out of the water. police stay bystanders are calling these good samaritans the real deal. >> they deserve a lot of credit. they did a fantastic job no question about it. >> i was very happy also that a bystander jumped in. obviously, that's when we should do as people is to help each other, but it was nice to see. >> the reporter: crews are working at this hour to get the s.u.v. out of the water. a police captain telling us they did have a cable on it, but that fell off. the water is murky, so they're trying to get that out. the women telling police she was ok, she was just a little cold, but she is supposed to make a full recovery. we are live in arlington, robert
>> also tonight, a former baby-sitter charged with kidnapping a 2-year-old girl from hamilton last year, pleading guilty. abigail hannah was arrested almost a year ago for kidnapping lyndon al bers, she disappeared from her home and found eight miles away in a piled of leaves naked. her head was shaved and she had a bruise on her head. hannah pleaded guilty to all charges, including kidnapping and assaulting a child. she was sentenced to five to seven years in the commonwealth was seeking a 10 to 15 year sentence. >> mark: a difficult day for the two brave boston police officers shot in the line of duty in east boston. richard cintolo and matthew morris had more surgeries today and remain hospitalized tonight. while the two video rance continue their recovery, investigators were busy at the crime scene, trying to answer a basic question, what sparked the deadly confrontation.
the officers are being treated and still aren't all of the woods. >> the reporter: it's. >> of all the scenes safe been too, it's one of the most graphic. >> the reporter: the forensic examination of shooting is finished. the crime scene where police officers matthew morris and richard cintolo were shot answering a domestic call has been processed. now, the focus turns to the shooter himself, 33-year-old kirk figueroa. investigators will study his aliases, his internet posts, his criminal background and divorce records, anything that sheds light on this outburst of violence in east boston. >> we haven't delved too much in his background, but that's what we'll do to find out as best we can what triggered this assault. >> domestic violence, whatever the argument was over inside the apartment and you get there and they come across a personal body armor and assault rifles and guns and all that other stuff, i mean, that concerns me, because you can't police that.
and cintolo are being treated, another round of surgery for both men. their condition -- critical, but stable. >> every day that you get away from the incident, was another positive step. >> the reporter: boston's police commissioner, william evans, has been here at mass general hospital visiting his police officers and his families. but right now, all anyone can do is wait and pray. live at mass general hospital, bob ward, fox 25 news. >> mark: all patriots coach bill belichick opened his news conference with a message of support for boston police. >> before we get in to cincinnati, you know, on behalf of the team, i want to send our -- express our appreciation and support for the boston police department, what they've been going through here the last couple of days. the injured officers, their
can imagine. you know, the amount of stress that that department has to deal with, and their challenges every day and the difficulty of the situation that they've been put in. i just want to let them know we're behind them. >> mark: on facebook, the boston police department thanked coach belicheck and the patriots organization for their support, writing, thank you again, coach, we know officer cintolo and morris will be watching the patriots play on sunday as they injuries. >> vanessa: tonight, the army says a suspect in the officer's shooting lied about his military experience. an army spokesperson tells fox 25 kirk figueroa enlisted in the army reserve in 2003, but he received a hardship discharge five months later. he never attended basic training. figueroa wrote on the company's web site, he served eight years in the reserve and lots of activity at the scene of the shootings in east boston today. you can see the crime scene tape, still up. we saw investigators going in
stone street, gathering evidence. we're staying on top of this investigation, of course, we'll keep checking on both officers' conditions. we'll bring you any updates on the air and on line at fox25boston.com. >> mark: i couldn't disturbing new details about a deadly home invasion in orange. we have learned the 95-year-old man who was killed and his wheelchair bound wife were targeted by the accused couple. the couple faced a judge in western massachusetts. they were caught in virginia and brought back this week. fox 25's crystal haynes was inside the courtroom for the arraignment. >> the reporter: 23-year-old joshua hart and 27-year-old brittany smith back in the bay state after almost a week on the run. and ordered held without bail. their arraignments in front of a packed orange district courtroom where emotions ran high, outside and inside. >> it's not her. she's a good girl. >> she asked like a rabbit. just doesn't make any sense. >> the reporter: the new details in the case revealed today, are chilling.
brutalized 95-year-old thomas harty and his wife 77-year-old wife, joanna fisher, for almost two hours. killing harty, around stealing fisher's debit card and the couple's 2003 toyota corolla station wagon. >> mr. harty was brutally stabbed and suffocated. and but for the grace of god, ms. fisher would be deceased but for workers from catholic charities finding her thene >> the reporter: according to police, fisher's throat had been cut, and she was left for dead but once the suspects fled, ms. fisher, who was wheelchair bound, crawled in an effort to call for help. the motive for the home invasion -- escape. according to police, seen sore a.d.a. says hart wanted to avoid jailtime for an unrelated car theft and smith wanted to avoid scheduled drug treatment. >> the plan was devised to allow them to escape and start a new
stealing as much money as they could get their hands on. police were actually able to catch up with this couple in virginia by tracing all of their purchases on fisher's stolen debit card. they're due back in court in december. reporting in orange, crystal haynes, foals. foals. -- fox 25 news. >> we're learning one person was killed in a rollover crash in afternoon in hyde park, just before 1:00 p.m., witnesses say the driver appeared to lose control of her car and rolled over. it near the american legion highway. we're working to get more details about the victim in this crash. >> mark: lawyers for the local woman charged with sending texts encouraging a friend to commit suicide were arguing a case in court today. michelle carter's lawyers don't want her statements to police to be used in the case. the the plainville women says police never read her her rights when she was questioned, so her lawyers say they are statements are inadmissible in court. carter is facing a manslaughter charge in the case. kathryn burcham will have a live
accused of breaking in to a south end apartment and attacking two women had a dangerousness hearing pushed back to next week. ronald brown was due in court today, but his attorney pushed back his appearance. police say brown climbed through the window of a south end apartment and attacked the roommates. police were able to track him down, because he left a prescription pill bottle at the scene. brown is being held without bail until that dangerousness hearing next week. >> mark: turning now to the weather, there's a chill in the air tonight in boston as the sun sets, my goodn that is a picture-perfect sunset right there fox 25 storm tracker meteorologist jason brewer in for kevin. if you're going to a ballgame, bring the coats. >> jason: chelmsford in the lower 50's where the game day game of the week is. look at 7:00 p.m., upper 40's and by halftime, the middle 40's. good news is, winds will be light. skies are going to be clear as you just saw on the picture. i just tweeted that out. j. brewer fox 25.
sunset. nice school high pressure settling in, keeping us dry. any warmth we have right now is going right back to space. so we have frost and freeze alerts. the freeze warning inside of 495, metro west neighborhoods, first freeze of the season will be likely. if you left-handed pitchers right along the waterville everybody, -- if you live right along the water, winds should stay up, so we don't have a frost concern or in the city of boston of but the western coast and upper cape and parts of the vineyard under a threat for some frost by sunrise tomorrow. i have acl we get tonight straight ahead. >> mark: new at 6:00 p.m., police in swampscott are looking for this person of interest in connection with a number of suspicious fires. the fires are reported in the doherty area of town, doherty circle. police are looking for a person responsible and say two of the fires set in this case were cars. there is a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect. >> also at this hour, seakonk
thanks to rhode island police. they seized 40 pounds of marijuana, along with a sawed-off shotgun and cash from a home. one person now faces charges. >> mark: surgery removed a kidney from the wrong person because of a name mixup at st. vincent hospital in worcester. the surgeon identified the patient using a name on a test result but didn't check a second form of id, like a birthday. he figured out the mistake when he realized the kidney he just to kidney they were looking to find. he said we are working to implement enhanced safeguards, including additional verification steps with surgeons. we will take all necessary steps to prevents it from happening again. >> vanessa: a strange site in a vermont courtroom. what happened when a suspect in a crash that killed five vermont high schoolers came to court in an ambulance. >> mark: plus, banned on board. the one gadget you cannot take on any flight in the u.s.
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the calendar for quite some time. two more days before tb-12 returns to foxborough. sunday's gaming bill is the hottest ticket in new england. >> no kidding. if you want to go to brady's homecoming, it's going to cost you. fox 25's chris flanagan joining us and chris, seeing tom brady at gillette will be priceless for many fans. >> if you want so see tom brady play, the bad news, it ryan kelly has been working the phones all day. after deflategate, ticket prices are inflating brady's return. ace ticket usually sells pats tickets for around $150. >> you're talking lower level, 50-yard line, 30 rows up, you know, those will get up there. they start at 250 to get you in the door, go to 500 or more
sit. >> the reporter: brady's jerseys are flying off the racks at the team's pro shirt. and fans shopping at the stadium today are fired up for sunday's game. just like tb-12. i'm shaking. i'm very excited, like you can feel the vibe here it's amazing. >> the reporter: most fans had brady's homecoming circled on their calendar for months. >> it really is going to be a special event. i can see that ticket price going up, because it's just an ordinary home game. >> the reporter: and if you can't score a ticket, you're not alone. local bars will be packed, hoping to cash in. >> brady is just marketing magic. >> oh, yeah. everybody is going to be camming in watching the game. the patriots did tweet out a warning today, beware of counterfeit tickets. apparently, they're seeing evidence of a lot of fake ones. in the newsroom, chris flanagan, fox 25 news. >> mark: all right. where is gronk? rob gronkowski was not hat practice today, as the team
as questionable and on this week's injury report, he was listed as questionable last week prior to the game as cleveland as well. bill belichick is concerned about a complete team effort this s. s. -- this sunday. great football team. great success over the last several years. it will be a bill challenge for us this week to be able to play level football and the level it's going to take against marvin and his staff and his team. >> mark: patriots have won five out of dating back to 2004. the only loss coming against cincinnati in 2013. >> jason: one more look at that sunset before we lose all the colors. look at this gorgeous colors in view above the city of boston there. it's 53 degrees. see that one jetliner contrail out in the distance, sky is just so clear. 39 on the dew point. that means the air is very dry and that means the temperature is going to drop quickly.
anywhere from 30 to 40 degrees depending on where you river superior. but the -- where you live. but the frost and freeze potential for the metro west neighborhoods going to be a concern. in boston, i don't expect the frost or freeze. we have clear skies, we have temperatures in the lower 50's now. but giving way to the lower 40's by 6:00 a.m. in the morning. a few spots, say around fenway, dipping into the upper 30's, but i don't think a frost concern there. it's going to be the farther west you go, obviously, away from the water, where the winds are lighter. if you metro west in the upper 30's around around 3:00 a.m., we get into the frost zone. the middle 30's. but remember, ground level at freezing. some surfaces freezing up when you have middle 30's and those surfaces lose heat more quickly than the thermometer, so you can get freezing temperatures, even without a freezing report. we'll have several hours of that in this highlighted blue area.
get closer to the coastline, not concerned about frost right on the water for nantucket, but the upper cape, even the vineyard, some of the wind-protected spots around falmouth, frost as we're starting out our saturday on the windshield. i'll have to blow the heater a little bit, the defrost. this extends all the way out through even worcester county, the potential for freezing conditions. not a warning for you, because you've already had some freezing conditions and your growing season has come to an end, but there's a look at overnight lows. a lot of low 30's on the map. the west side of our viewing area. as you get closer to the coast, we'll see upper 30's and lower 40's. check it out, tomorrow afternoon, gorgeous weather, we'll have a lot less wind than we had today, so even though temperatures will be a little cooler than normal, in the upper 50's and lower 60's, it's going to be feeling great. get-away forecast for the mountains, checking out some leaves, we're going to be seeing upper 50's on saturday. middle 60's on sunday.
already fading there, in northern new hampshire, but right there at the peak across central and western mass, southern new hampshire and beginning to turn elsewhere. gillette forecast, looking fantastic, check out the sunshine. some high clouds coming in during the afternoon, but no rain, and it will be mild. by afternoon time, 4:00 p.m., as things start to wrap up, we're nearing 70 degrees, because we have apopcoa front on the which with a slight chance of rain after dark sunday that lasts into early monday and then we're left with mild temperatures monday, tuesday, and we >> 24 people are dead in north carolina as a result of hurricane matthew. the death toll is continuing to rise from record flooding caused by that storm. federal government has declared disasters in several parts of the state. and north carolina's governor says he's never had to deal with a disaster like this. this is called a natural disaster and it's a prolonged -- it's the most surreal experience
fourth year as governor and i've never had to deal with a disaster with the sun shining. >> many people are still without power and clean water. almost 3,000 folks are in shelters. >> mark: still ahead on fox 25 news at 6:00 p.m., the one thing being banned on boarer single plane in the country, plus, let's send it out to our butch stearns standing by live. hey, butch. >> an emotional night in chelmsford for high school it's senior games night. lions, take it away. it's a big game in tewksbury.
>> mark: we are still tracking developing news. within the last three hours, the u.s. department of transportation issued a ban for all samsung galaxy note7's from airplanes because they can catch fire and preducks halted. -- an aircraft that has to take priority. samsung galaxy note 7's will no longer be allowed on flights to, from, or within the u.s. air carriers are telling their employees to deny boarding to anyone they see with one of the phones. >> twin toddlers joined at the head for their entire lives are on their own for the first time. parents of jayden and anias mcdonald released pictures of the boys after risky surgery to separate them. we told you about the
finished around the clock surgery. jayden left the o.r. first, followed by anias's five hours later. after the second boy was out surgery, their mother wrote on facebook, you look so small in the big bed all by yourself. i know things got pretty hard, but i promise it's going to be ok. new at 6:00 p.m., a connecticut judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by sandy hook families against its maker of the gun used in the school shooting. the judge ruled a federal law shields gun manufacturers from being sued for congressmannal use of their products -- for the families of nine children and adults killed in the 2012 attacks sued remington arms. arms. >> mark: donald trump is headed back to new england tomorrow, making stops in portsmouth, new hampshire and bangor maine. his visits come as more women are coming forward to claim the republican presidential nominee touched them inappropriately. today, summer appeared on a trump show the apprentice in 2006 says trump aggressively kissed her on the lips and
carolina, trump hit back at a different accuser. >> i was with donald trump in 1980. i was sitting with him on an airplane. and he went after me on the plane. yeah. i'm going to go after him. believe me, she would not be my first choice. >> mark: that was in reference to this woman right here -- jessica leads, who told cnn this week, who said trump put hands up her skirts while on a plane. today we learned that hillary clinton's latest trim to california was a big boost to her campaign. this is video from a rally that began over 90 minutes ago, further north in seattle. the democratic presidential nominee has headlined 71 fund raisers in the golden state, including an event last night with elton john and barbara streisand. all told, the events have brought in around $100 million for clinton. final presidential debate is this wednesday in las vegas.
watch the entire debate right here on fox 25 starting at 9:00 p.m., followed by a special edition of the fox 25 news at 10:00 p.m. >> massachusetts falling short on balancing the budget. governor baker's administration says the state's budgets is nearly $300 million out of balance. sales tax revenues fell short of simmss and baker also faulted the legislature for overriding more than $200 million in budget vetoes. the announcement means spending cuts and possibly even layoffs could be on the way. >> i'll tell yuppie contain are ships like this one could end up bypassing ports like boston for other cities. >> a new challenge in the case of a teen accused of convincing her boyfriend to commit suicide. why her attorney says, very important evidence should be tossed out. >> mark: but first, right now, a pace rally is being held in east boston and the show of support for boston police and the two officers recovering after being shot in the line of duty.
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>> mark: your top stories now at 6:30 p.m., two boston police officers shot in the line of duty underwent surgeries today. the officers were badly wounded when they answered a domestic call in east boston earlier this week. both men are this stable but critical condition and doctors say they have a long road to
>> mark: a peace rally is being held in east boston, where both officers are a longtime veterans of bpd. fox 25's christine mccarthy has been following along on the peace march, which started 30 minutes ago. christie? >> the reporter: that's right and we're now live at the second part of this events, which is actually the prayer part of it, after the peace walk. you can see behind me here on orient avenue at the madonna, queen of the universe shrine, a large crowd has gathered here. they are praying for the recovery of these two officers, and just generally showing thr this city and across the country. take a look at this video that we shot earlier as the crowd started to gather for the peace walk, which started at wally and bennington streets. this crowd lighting candles, offering prayers, and simply shaking hands of a lot of officers in town, wound up, down a couple of streets and ended up here at the shrine again on orient avenue. we spoke to the superintendent
overwhelmed by the support from this community. he also tells us that he had met with both of these injured officers, who again were shot late wednesday night and he tells us this they're doing well, he does say that they need continued prayers from the community. >> i think our officers and officers all across the country have been, you know, through some difficult times lately. due to shootings, whether any were justified, i'm not going to talk about that, but there's policemen and it's nice to see the community rally around us on this one. >> the reporter: and again, this is the second part of the event. the prayer rally, part of this events, so we'll be continuing to talk to people in attendance here, as well as the officers who again say they are overwhelmed by the communities's support. we were here yesterday report, we had a lot of residents who were woken up in the middle of the night on wednesday night and
asking us how the two officers are doing, so being, they're in everyone's thoughts and prayers. we'll be continuing to talk to people here and of course, bruski you those interviews later on at 10:00 p.m. live in east boston, christine mccarthy, fox 25 news. >> mark: former congresswoman, gabrielle giffords joined lawmakers locally today in boston to fight for better gun control, giffords was nearly killed when a gunman shot her in the head in a massive shooting in arizona. she says americans need to be courageous and responsible to >> i've seen great courage when my life was on the line. now is the time to come together, be responsible democrats, republicans, everyone. >> mark: giffords is on a six week, 14 state national bus tour that stretches new mexico election day. in the wake of several officer-involved shootings, the f.b.i. is trying to get a better sense of how often police used deadly force. the justice department will
on deadly shootings by police an other violent encounters with the public. the white house calls it a good first step towards improving police accountability. the aclu says officers should be required to submit data to the f.b.i. if they want federal money for their departments. >> we are going to see situations unfold throughout this country as we have in ferguson and baltimore and chicago and los angeles. there is no city, no community that is immune from them. >> mark: the justice department says it begin >> turning now to the weather, if you're going to hit the road tonight, grab a jack. it's going to be a pretty cold one. jason brewer tracking the freezing temperatures into morning for us, jason. >> jason: you bet. frost and freeze alerts overnight. around the zakim bridge, i don't expect frost, right in the greater boston area, the farther west you go, the better chance you're going to have of seeing the frost and freezing
high pressure back to the northwest, selling right overhead, so the cool air is going to be overnight, just getting colder with clear skies and any heat we have right now going right back to space. there's that freeze warning, that light blue color you're seeing, inside of 495, and even frost concerns up along i-95 in southern new hampshire an even the upper cape, possibly the vineyard could get patchy frost by sunrise tomorrow. big turn around to tell but the weekend straight ahead. >> mark: 20-year-old sending her boyfriend text messages, encouraging him to kill himself. michelle carter's attorney has filed court motions, charging the police illegally obtained that evidence. now he wants that key evidence tossed out. kathryn burcham was in taunton court as prosecutors in and out to save their case. >> the reporter: prosecutors say that michelle carter was 18 years old when she was first questioned by police and the detectives followed the letter of the law while investigating her boyfriend's suicide. but carter's attorney says
piece of evidence. >> we still contend there was no crime committed. >> the reporter: defense attorney joe cataldo says the only crime committed was by police, who he said illegally obtained text messages from his client, the same evidence prosecutors say prove michelle carter was responsible for another teen's death. >> i think the jury will get that fact loud and clear, this is a young man who wanted to take his own life and did take his own life. >> the reporter: catal's accused of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her former boyfriend, conrad roy. prosecutors say in 2014, carter convinced roy, who struggled with mental health issues, to kill himself through a series of text messages. investigators say carter was even on the phone with roy as he committed suicide. >> she encouraged him and now he's dead. carter's attorney says detectives bungled the case, by failing to read carter her
and the investigators illegally obtained the passwords to carter's phone and computers, where they obtained the evidence. the one thing he wants to see is the water pump, roy attached to his car to inhale carbon monoxide and caused his death. it was returned to his family and now it's missing. >> he rejected that, he said no, i'm not going back to a mental hospital. they make me worse. i want to die. >> the reporter: the judge says he will rule on today's motions before the trial begins, likely in january. in taunton, kathryn burcham, fox 25 news. >> mark: a local worker is being treated for burns tonight. he was injured on the job this morning in downtown boston. boston fire tells us the man suffered an electrical shock and suffered burns to his arms and hands. it happened at this congress street building. osha is investigating what happened. >> vanessa: a. >> a driver charged with murdering friday vermont teenagers was wheeled into court
fox 25's chris flanagan? the control room with the information investigators are sharing about that former newburyport resident. >> the reporter: steven bergone had recently lost custody of his child and was on the brink of losing his home when he intentionally drove his truck into a carful of high school students saturday night. the 36-year-old was arraigned in a hospital room in burlington this morning. his face was bruised and appeared groggy and disoriented. his attorney had to enter a then a judge ordered him held without bail, pending a hearing to determine if his competent to stand trial. the crash on i-89 in williston has devastated vermont. five teenagers, four juniors at harwood union high school all died. witnesses say his truck stopped in the southbound lanes, then turned around and drove north before the crash. after the accident, troopser say bergone stole a state liz cruiser and continued driving
he hit several other cars before crashing again. police reports say he is an army vet who suffers from ptsd. prosecutors will not say if he's suicidal, but on the day of the crash, he went to a hospital three different times. investigators are now trying to determine why he was not seen by that doctor or a psychiatrist. in the control room, chris flanagan, fox 25 news. >> new details tonight about the student pilot accused of intentionally crashing a small plane neighborhood. police tell the "hartford courant," his behavior changed in the days leading up to the crash, he had become cranky an confrontational. he was killed in the crash. his instructor badly burned, but is recovering in the hospital. investigators have not confirmed that he was trying to kill himself. they will only say that crash was an intentional act. >> mark: president promising a -- police arrested a man after they found drugs in the front of his truck and a child in back. londonderry new hampshire police
officer saw crack cocaine in his center console as well as a glass pipe. the boy was found in the glass seat and picked up by his morphology the arrest. >> matthew police need your help savvy searching for this man caught on camera allegedly stealing over a thousand dollars from a restaurant, last month at soprano's restaurant on falmouth road. if you recognize on the guy on the screen, call police. >> mark: police caught this man on surveillance in connection with an armed robbery at a according to police, he robbed the new millenium beauty salon earlier this month. police got a tip about the suspect after they posted these photos on line. >> a powerful show of sports manship. a runner from holyoke rolled his ankle around the first mile mark and had to stop. two runners from competing schools teamed up and carried him aluminum the rest of the half mile trail. they even made sure he crossed
that's what they would want if they were one of their teammates. >> mark: well, are you ready for football. there's a big game in chelmsford. tewksbury is taking on chelmsford in the game of the week. butch stearns is there live under the friday night lights. hey, butch. >> the reporter: friday night lights indeed, mark ockerbloom. a great night for high school game day. the home team, the chelmsford lions, 2-3, take on migh all the chelmsford players will be wearing this wrist band that says bubba, in memory of jason bubba fletcher, a longtime coach here who died just a couple of weeks ago. his dad, jack fletcher, was a longtime athletic director here. so the chelmsford players will have this wrist band in memory of coach bubba. show us your wrist band, hold it up there, it says bubba. he was a longtime assistant coach here, a coach all throughout the school. talk about him a little bit. >> absolutely.
the privilege of meeting coach fletcher own a number of occasions in march, lit up the room, you know, his personality was second to none. you know, this community is a little worse off for his loss. >> because of the rivalry, we're familiar with each other, and these kids are growing up watching chelmsford-tewksbury football game. >> there's lunch pail kids, them come to work every day ready to go. >> it's a dog fight. alet of this rivalry with chelmsford has been around for almost 80 years, and so there's a lot of memories, not all good ones, so you know, we're going to try to put a good one up there tonight. >> and coach from tewksbury going for his 125th year win in this game tonight. we'll be on facebook live after midnight tonight with all the details and highlights. now, the patriots will be going for the fifth win of the year
sunday, but will gronk play in that game? he's listed as questionable, listed as questionable last week. one guy who knows what this is going to be like sunday -- former patriot, matt light. >> this is going to be a big moment, one of the moments where the stadium is more alive than it ever has been. we're not sending a message to the opponent as much as we're sending a message to the leadership in the nfl -- take our boy i a way for a few games -- away for a few games, see what happens, we'll come alive. you'll it will be probably the biggest regular season game in the stadium. >> the reporter: our web site, fox25boston.com, go to sports, you can see the full matt light interview. for now from chelmsford high school game day, i'm butch stearns.
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shelves in new england. >> it involves deepening the waters of the port of boston to allow for larger cargo ships. >> mark: blair miller climbed on board one of the ships to see what we're missing out on and what's being done about it. >> cutting through the rays of a new england sunset, this container ship, one of many, sailing in and out of boston, where nautical history goes back centuries, even know on average, three of these ships dock every day at the connolly terminal in south boston. >> we jumped on board with boston-based harbor pilots that directs these ships safely in and out of the harbor, with a channel that's 40 feet deep right now, the room for error really couldn't be closer. >> this ship is drawing something like 35 feet and change and it's near low tide right now. so we're only about five feet underneath the keel of the ship. we need a deeper channel so the bigger ships can come in. right now, as it is, half the cargo that ends up in new
that dredging doesn't happen soon enough, ships like this one right here could end up going to those ports that are set up for the bigger ships. >> there's just no economic incentive for a shipping company to send their ships to boston anymore, if they have to keep sending smaller ships. >> the reporter: as we got off the ship, ten miles off the coast of boston, we climbed down the side of this moving vessel. down to a smaller boat that took pilot stover a land, back to port where we asked officials, what's holding up the plan to dredge the harbor? >> certainly we would have loved to have start the port project earlier. >> the reporter: the federal government has approved the money to pay for it but hasn't arrived. the cost to deepen the harbor -- $350,000. mass port and the commonwealth committed $130 million of that, leaving the rest to washington. >> we're hopeful that the federal money will come in
more of the containers mean more business, but it will also save consumers money. >> ultimately, it is cheaper to bring cargo in via water, than to dump it in another port and truck it here. the army corps estimates it will double the amount of container volume coming through the terminal. >> the reporter: eventually making benjarvus green-ellis more of a port city than it already is. and keeping the big ships from sailing off into the sunset somewhere else. at the port of boston, blair miller, fox 25 news. >> mark: this weekend is missing one key ingredient -- local raw oysters. the town closed hall of the oyster beds after people got sick with the another row virus. the -- norovirus. it will use oysters from other areas and the festival will go on. >> jason: all right. what a great day today.
this from hanson there on the pond, that little pop of red, showing up, we've got some nice foliage to enjoy tomorrow, with a lot less wind. high temperatures today in the upper 50's, a little below normal. right now, we're sitting in the lower 50's in most locations. let's go up to portsmouth here, where we are going to have a concern for some patchy frost by sunrise tomorrow. look at these numbers. down into the middle 30's right there around might have to scrape the frost off the window. norwood, always one of our colder locations here, the valleys are going to get awfully chilly tonight and look at this, a freeze warning for you, so after about 3:00 a.m. in the morning, that concern for freezing temperatures and we could even dip into the upper 20's, no problem, at least at the airport there, so definitely protect the plants, plymouth, right along the coastline, likely not going to see the frost, but as soon as you get away from the water, we're going done seeing temperatures in the
there at ground level, and some of the surfaces that lose their heat more readily will see frost on them, so protect your plants. there's the freeze warning in that bright blue, metro west, just inside of 495, first freeze of the season going to be likely and then we have the frost advisory, all the way down to the upper cape, falmouth and sandwich, even on the vineyard. a little bit of patchy frost overnight, away from the water there, where we get colder. there you see the freezing temperatures, as you go westward, of course, orange, overnight tonight, but we do recover nicely tomorrow. check out future cast. sunny skies, these going to be a -- there's going to be a lot less wind for tomorrow, any plans you. sunday morning, notice what happens here. the southwesterly winds start to take over, so we're going to have an outside chance for a little patchy frost early sunday in the coldest spot, but then we warm up very quickly on sunday afternoon. there are your highs tomorrow, a lot like today, but with less wind and wall-to-wall sunshine.
will warm up quickly. it's a cool start, tailgate, low 50's, but by 1:00 a.m., kickoff, -- 1:00 p.m., kickoff, we're nearing 70 degrees at 4:00 p.m. a mild day in store and a gusty southwest wind late in the day. now, we need some more rain, even though we're running a little above normal for october, we're right there at about two and two-thirds in boston, our normal is an inch and three quarters. we still need help on the ou showers coming through, a tenth to a quarter inch of rain in many locations and it's after dark sunday into the early morning hours of monday, the timing right now that i'm watching for this next batch of rain to move through. then we get mild, as we head to monday, tuesday, wednesday, some 70's on tap, a little taste of springtime. back to you. >> up next, an amazing 1500-mile journey is complete. the inspiring reason why one man and his family traveled all the
>> opening kickoff a roll. a woman laces up her skates and rolls through 12 different states in order to get to a boston hospital. incredible. seven years ago, doctors at brigham & women's saved her husband's life after a devastating motorcycle crash in tewksbury. >> that's right. that woman has made it her mission to get from florida to massachusetts on rollerblades,
accomplished. she skated nearly 1500 miles from florida to the brigham. the trip was an emotional experience, bringing the entire family. >> this is where our journey with brain injury began. >> the reporter: there were hugs from some of the doctors and nurses who treated nathan back in 2009. >> he was broken from the head down, and inside-out, had every phone and every ailment wrong with impacted our life like brain injury. >> the reporter: when nathan left the hospital, meredith started a foundation to raise awareness about traumatic brain injuries. >> everybody that i know that has brain injury, it was simply an accident. it was in some crazy way, an accident. >> the reporter: the big life foundation helped survivors find places to learn new therapies, and it lists activities they can do with other people who have similar injuries. >> we're here to make life bigger for that population. >> the reporter: in addition, the family is calling attention to the urgent need for bloods
drive as part of their journey, after nathan's accident, he needed 30 transfusions to save his life. >> he took tons of blood and if it wasn't for people donating, he wouldn't be here today. >> the reporter: mcdonalds home from italy in florida, but they have a close connection to boston. they named their daughter's middle name brigham after the hospital. >> that was an incredible effort to come all the way up from florida like that. seven states. >> i know and the science there too, modern medicine, amazing thingsth >> jason: incredible and right here boston, some of the best. we have a great weekend weather forecast, some of the best temperatures. get through a little freezing temperatures this morning, tomorrow morning rather, but then we get to 60 on saturday afternoon. how about near 70 on sunday. are we ok with that. >> i'll take it. >> mark: nice start to the work week for sure next week.
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