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thunderstorms around, especially during the afternoon. it sets us up for really nice weather on the second half of the weekend with temperatures holding the 80's. we will break the forecast down as the eyeopener continues. >> now, on newscenter 5's eyeopener -- emily: a teenager arrested in a deadly knife attack in london. what police want to know about him before they call this an act of terror. antoinette: a metal pole goes through a windshield, nearly hitting a woman's face. the mishap seconds before this close call. donald trump heads to new england. the gap after a controversial week, on the eye for this thursday morning. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter fives eyeopener. emily: also on the eye this morning, new information on this crash landing in dubai. the pilot's big mistake before the major scare. it's ahead. good morning, i'm emily riemer. antoinette: and i'm antoinette
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it is a beautiful start out there. i was just getting used to the hot, humid temperatures. cindy: you expect it to be sticky, but not the case. it won't last forever. at the sky this morning, clear, another beautiful day with lots of sunshine and temperatua widespread fog like we were yesterday -- just a couple patches through the connecticut river valley, so keep that in mind. 51 in taunton, low 50's in falmouth, upper 50's and chatham , boston at 65, upper 50's to lower 60's through the merrimack valley. high pressure is sitting right
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have wall-to-wall sunshine and a quick jump up by 9:00 a.m. -- that will hold pretty close to 80 degrees during the afternoon hours, right along the coast line. notice that as you jump in length, 8788, 84 in taunton. we will break down the chances of showers and storm coming up, the right now let's get you out of the roads. olessa: good morning. a live look outside, with the check of the expressway by the south bay mall. so far, everything is getting by at a good pace. the rest of the ride is fairly quiet, no issues on 93 or the pike heading into boston. south of town looking good out of brockton, route 3 out of sharing, quiet, then some road work up to great plains avenue. 128 south cleary shortly, trains and buses on schedule. emily: we are tracking new developments right now in what's being called a potential terror
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one woman is dead five other people wounded after a man with a knife attacked a group of people near the british museum. a 19-year-old suspect is in custody. police say they are investigating both his mental health and possible ties to terrorism. security is beefed around london today as a precaution. right now, a woman is recovering after this crash in woburn. antoinette: that's a metal pole piercing her windshield. and this morning her family tells us she doesn't remember anything. the driver's the close call. sera: pretty amazing. it happened here on locust street yesterday afternoon, and you can see the damage left over to the metal fence. the woman was grazed by the pole but it could have been much worse. take another look, that 12-foot metal rod launched right through the windshield. luz sawyer says she blacked out before striking a parked car, a street-light pole, and then a fence, the pole just inches from
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>> that far from her head. it went right through the middle and if you look where the headrest is, it was sitting right there, scary. sera: sawyer lives around the block her neighbors, and family rushing to get her out of the car. doctors are now trying to figure out why she blacked-out. her family tells us they're just glad she's alive. hospital just for observation. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: right now, two people are injured after being hit by a car in lowell. this morning one of those victims is at a boston hospital with serious injuries. the driver of a bmw sedan tells newscenter 5 that a man and a woman ran out into branch street without looking. the driver remained at the scene. no charges have been filed. today, construction will
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secured it's final license to begin work this week. neighboring somerville city leaders recently asked the state department of environmental protection to stop the project but lost that battle. the groundbreaking will take place this afternoon. commitment 2016, donald trump is headed to maine today as new numbers point to trouble for his campaign. the latest fox news channel poll shows trump trailing democrat hillary clinton by 10 points. trump led last week's fox poll by fou the candidate himself is dismissing talk of problems. >> the campaign is doing really well. it's never been so well united. right now, it's the best in terms of being united that it's been since we began. emily: but republican leaders see a campaign imploding and are practically begging trump to reign it in. >> you have one person to attack, hillary clinton. don't run against the world. >> he has got to find a way to
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lessons, a little bit like "the apprentice." emily: the head of the rnc, reince priebus, called trump personally to express frustration with the direction of his campaign and his attacks on the parents of a fallen muslim-american soldier. vice presidential candidate senator mike pence broke with trump wednesday by endorsing ryan's reelection, something trump has said he is not quite there yet. republican leadership tells abc they're working on contingency plans should trump leave the race, though so far, he hasn' expressed any interest in doing so. meanwhile hillary clinton not missing her opportunity to knock trump stopped by a tie company in denver yesterday >> i really would like him to explain why he paid chinese workers to make trump ties. emily: one bright spot for trump, he appears to be narrowing the campaign cash gap. hillary clinton brought in a record $90 million last month. but trump was close behind by
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antoinette: this morning, new hampshire senator kelly ayotte says she's still supporting donald trump despite his recent criticism of her. trump called ayotte a weak senator after she denounced his comments about a gold star family who spoke at the dnc. a spokeswoman said ayotte is focused on her reelection campaign but still supports her party's nominee. democrats including governor maggie hassan who's challenging ayotte for her seat have called on the senator to take a stronger stand against trump. leaders are speaking out this morning after a report critical of how racially charged cases were handled at boston latin school. investigators examined 115 complaints of racial inequity. 17 were found to have merit. but for city leaders and those impacted by issues at the school any number is too high. rosalind wornum says the teacher who called her daughter a racial slur is still on the job. >> and said, hey, what's up my
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stunned. she was shocked. a lot of the students were shocked. >> no apology, no written letter, nothing. emily: boston latin's headmaster and assistant headmaster resigned in june. a federal civil rights investigation is also underway at the school. antoinette: an update this morning on the investigation into the death of a baby in lynn. the state says the four-month-old who was found unresponsive at a shelter last september died of natural causes. the globe reports the cases had been under investigation as because of the child's previous involvement with dcf. emily: right now a worcester man is preparing to face a judge accused of assaulting a police officer. jones appiah allegedly tried to drive through a construction zone on country club boulevard. when police approached him they say he yelled obscenities and tried to run off. even after being pepper sprayed, police say appiah charged an officer and tried to gouge his eye out. he'll face a number of charges when he's arraigned later this
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accused of making deadly threats against police in maine. portland's police chief says the threats started popping up on social media yesterday morning. they traced them to 28-year-old espen brungodt, who was vacationing with his family. police say brungodt sent tweets and emails about using assault weapons to kill as many officers as possible. there was also a threat of explosives at a local parking garage. >> i don't know, it is just scary. any better. now it is getting too close to home. emily: police say brungodt flew into the u.s. from norway to boston a few days ago. he was not armed when he was arrested at a portland hotel and police found no explosives. and to mesko the body of a massachusetts fisherman has been recovered from a new hampshire pond. rescue crews say the 67-year-old malden man fell out of a canoe on gilman pond. crews were able to save the man's friend after he went out to help the victim.
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withheld pending family notification. two local college athletes are lucky to have survived a violent crash. now they're both on a drive to get back on the lacrosse field. noelle lambert and kelly moran, both 19 and from new hampshire, were seriously injured saturday on martha's vineyard, the moped they were riding side-swiped a dump truck. kelly suffered a severe leg laceration, noelle lost her left leg above the knee. their coach says both women want lacrosse team, and play again >> certainly kelly has a bit of an easier road i think. noel is realistic but she is also a very determined and spirited young lady and i think rt will rally around her and do whatever it takes. and tobacco both moran and lambert were named last year to the american east all-rookie team. emily: pilots forgetting an important step before landing in
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antoinette: the mistake getting blamed for a fiery crash landing. in your health, carrot pulp could start a new wave in the food industry. the qualities that could make it a key substitute for a common ingredient. emily: new this morning, get a new job, with a better resume. expert advice on cleaning up your c.v., ahead. cindy? cindy: another beautiful day on the way. when the humidity returns, and the timeline on a thunderstorm threat this weekend. ahead. first here's what to expect when -- crystal clear skies in boston, 65 in town. a little cooler in the suburbs. notice the 50's as you are
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emily: i feel like we want more! good luck to all the talented kids at wakefield repertory youth theater. and to mesko you can catch them starting tonight the curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m..
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[laughter] cindy: we have some cool temperatures out there. i like it, it feels great. another beautiful day in the air is down tonight but warms up quickly and that will be the case today. not dealing with widespread fog like we have the past couple mornings, just a couple patches with visibility out toward orange, running a half-mile and it should say pretty quickly. you want to get you updated on what's happening in the tropics because this category one hurricane moved onshore overnight and now that it is on land the wind has come down.
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shift westward over the land and get hurricane warnings. the forecast continues and will eventually wake it -- will eventually make its way back towards central mexico and the big impact will be rain. there could be spots of up to 18 inches of flooding which will be a big threat for this part of the world he saw how clear the skies are -- look at mid 50's on the cape and look at the vineyard, 49 right now, lower 60's and beverly, upper 50's in nashua. by 11:00 a.m. it's already 80 and we will keep climbing through the afternoon. 88 in nashua, 87 in lawrence down to taunton, but down on the
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breeze on the coast. this will keep the sunshine going tomorrow but off to the west you can see the frontal boundary producing showers and thunderstorms. this is what we are watching for saturday, that will be our threat for the first half of the weekend but out ahead of that, look at the increase, 60's and lower 70's, and although it is comfortable and it will be throughout the day, kid peaks on another fairly comfortable night and we jump up tomorrow, cooler on the cape, but definitely hot on friday. i think that lunchtime we will pick up showers and thunderstorms likely getting closer in the video -- in the
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or miss showers and thunderstorms into the afternoon, then fryers on sunday. a split weekend if you have outdoor plans. i wouldn't cancel your plans on sunday. so far i like august. olessa: no problems on the roads. we are looking good in both directions -- let's get to the maps and check out the rest of your ride. all the overnight construction, no issues south of 24, routes 3 up to the braintree split. all the road work on 128 is gone and it looks great out of methuen all the way down to the leverett connector. that's a look at your traffic. >> [shouting] antoinette: new details emerging
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pilots may have forgotten to do. passengers grabbing their things after the emirates 777 skidded to a stop yesterday morning. while the cause of the accident is still not clear, officials say it appears the plane came in for a landing without its wheels down. if there was a problem, the pilot never told the tower or passengers on board. that gear down yourself, the airplane doesn't do it for you. we have checklists and procedures. internet kyle the crash ripped off the plane's right engine, triggering an explosion. one firefighter was killed, but amazingly only about a dozen people suffered injuries in that crash. it did shut down dubai's airport the world's third busiest. emily: researchers say a newly discovered source of dietary fiber could revolutionize the food industry. researchers from brandeis
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provides all the benefits of fiber without the unpleasant side effects. no bloating, no intestinal problems. brandeis just got funding for human studies. but already they're getting calls from food manufacturers. antoinette: to your economy now, new york is ending its battle with fantasy sports. the governor has signed a bill legalizing the sites after months of contention. the law calls for companies such as draft kings and fan duel to $50,000 with a 15% tax on their revenue. but the new law does not settle a key question, whether the games are considered illegal gambling. asian stocks are higher overnight ahead of the bank of england's announcement of its monetary policy decision. it's expected to unveil stimulus measures including a rate cut. on wall street, stock futures
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out for friday's official jobs report. getting that big job or promotion is a tall task sometimes. emily: but there are some things on your resume that may be hurting your chances. like useless work experiences. if it's not relevant to what you do or what you want to do experts say it's a distraction, or a less-than-professional email address. cute won't cut it in the job search. also ditch the fancy fonts. keep it simple and clean. and finally, reasons you left a company or position. experts say it's irrelevant at this step that's what the interview is for antoinette: so i shouldn't mention hello kitty? emily: that might not go so well. [laughter] emily: lifting off with balloons, and the biggest burger you've ever seen. antoinette: it's ahead in eyepoppers. then new at 5:30, weighing in on body cameras for boston police. officers' concerns as people voice their opinions. emily: rescue teams rush to save cats from a home in upton.
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antoinette: a twist on the ice bucket challenge. the slimy substitute for cold water, ahead. ? ram trucks are reaching new heights when it comes to capability and efficiency. the ram heavy duty is the most capable full-sized pickup on the road today. and, the ram 1500 is the most fuel-efficient, so what does that mean? it means ram trucks give you the best of both worlds. so go big. and go far.
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cindy: clear skies, 65 degrees in boston, 50's in the suburbs.
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another beautiful day of wall-to-wall sunshine. a bit of the sea breeze along the immediate coastline -- temperatures through metrowest, 86 in westborough, 80 closer to the coast line. a beautiful day so if you are thinking of sneaking away, great plenty of sunscreen because the uv index is very high. more humidity around tom and thunderstorms on saturday. antoinette: a rough night on the road for the red sox. the mariners beat the sox 3-1. it was rick porcello's first loss since may. the sox are trying to dump their hitting slump without much success. the latest loss puts the sox a half game behind the tigers for the second wild card spot in the a.l. east. emily: now for this morning's
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birthday celebration? a woman ties herself to a large group of balloons, and floats away. it was part of a publicity stunt in ottawa to launch a countdown to canada's 150th birthday. of course the woman couldn't get too far she was tethered to the ground. she's also a professional skydiver. are you hungry? how about a 100 pound cheeseburger? they served it up on sunday at dirigo public house in yarmouth, maine. the burger includes a 70 pound beef patty along with cheese, ketchup, lettuce, tomato and a bun. the owners say they were just looking for a creative way to celebrate the restaurant's 1st anniversary. a portion of the proceeds will be donated to good shepherd food bank. [laughter] emily: barnyard dust might lead to a medical breakthrough.
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and some amesbury firefighters are now the proud owners of storm pins. the call earning them the fitting honor. hey there, hi. why do people have eyebrows? why do people put milk on cereal? oh, are you reading why people put milk on cereal? why does your tummy go "grumbily, grumbily, grumbily"? why is it all (mimics a stomach grumble) no more questions for you! ooph, that milk in your cereal was messing with you, wasn't it?
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it's real milk, without that annoying lactose. good, right? mmm, yeah. i got your back.
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antoinette: a deadly attack on the streets of london. what we know about the crime and
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over body cameras in boston. the hurdle for the plan today. >> that far from her head. emily: a metal pole nearly kills a driver in woburn. the mystery her family is trying to solve right now. emily: and asthma breakthrough. how farm animals could be the key to curing kids. on the eye. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter fives eye-opener. a live look over boston. look at that beautiful sky. good morning, i'm antoinette antonio. randy is off. emily: and i'm emily riemer with cindy and olessa. it is clear up there, pretty cool. cindy: it is feeling like fall this morning in early august but
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we have just a little patchy fog with a lot of it back through the connecticut river valley. not a big issue locally but look at these temperatures -- lots of 50's down through the cape, and we have lower 60's on the north shore with boston at 65 and then from orange to keen we are running in the lower 50's full the ire -- lower 50's. we will jump so it's a great day today to sneak outside on your lunch hour if you can. we will keep climbing away from the coast line but we should hold close from boston to beverly although framingham is at 86 with lots of 80's through worcester county. at the beach, duxbury down to
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humidity levels are climbing -- it will be pretty sticky by the start of your weekend. let's get you out to the roads, at least we aren't dealing with the fog. olessa: a live look outside of the pike by allston brighton. let's check out the rest of your ride, no major concerns heading into boston with southtown much of the same. 128 looks great and then 93 is wide open all the way down to the leverett connector with no issues on route 1. emily: some of the stories we're following right now on the eye, a 19-year-old man is in custody charged in a knife attack in london. one woman was killed and several others wounded near the british museum. antoinette: police are investigating mental health issues and terrorism as possible motives.
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the driver tells newscenter 5 the pair ran out into branch street last night. one victim was flown to a boston hospital. no charges have been filed. emily: and donald trump is headed back to new england today. he'll hold a rally this afternoon in portland, maine. hillary clinton is in nevada today. right now, boston police are preparing for a public hearing on body cameras for officers. the new policy, not without controversy. antoinette: the eye's todd kazakiewich is live outside police headquarters with the plans in place today. todd: a city council committee will hold a hearing tonight to get feedback from the community on a plan expected to launch later this month. that pilot program would equip 100 boston police officers with body cameras for a six-month test. it's a win for civil rights advocates who have pushed for the policy for months especially in the wake of deadly police shootings around the country. but boston's police commissioner has expressed concern about the cameras.
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be stored? the other issue, money. the globe reports a 2014 review shows running 900 cameras would cost about $2 million a year, for audio and video storage. tonight's hearing will be held at the mildred community center in mattapan. that starts at 5:30. todtaughtodd kazakiewich, wcvb newscenter police officers are cleared in this deadly shooting of a suspect in march. the norfolk district attorney says no criminal charges will be filed. state police detectives found that robert dussourd, a domestic violence suspect, was within three feet of an officer, and threatening to stab police, when he was shot and killed. officers had tried unsuccessfully to subdue the suspect with a beanbag gun. emily: animal rescue teams, all suited up in protective gear, rescuing several animals from an upton home. and this morning, they're getting ready to go back in for
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to filter the stench, animal control officers armed with nets searched the home trying to find what they thought could be as many as 100 cats living inside. but yesterday, they were only able to round up 8. neighbors say the sisters who live here have had trouble with cats before. >> if you are keeping cats, and the order is that strong, obviously the health conditions are not good. cats need to be removed from immediately stop emily: the mspca says their biggest concern is the health of the cats, at this point, they don't expect to bring charges against the owners. antoinette: 5 on the opioid crisis, new data shows a sharp increase in the number of opioid related deaths in massachusetts. right now all fingers point to fentanyl. fentanyl is one of the strongest opiate drugs available. the department of health releasing new statistics today for the first half of the year. numbers show 66% of opioid
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for fentanyl. that's up from 57% last year. the number is troubling to those who work in recovery centers. >> until we deal with the substance abuse disorder as seriously as we do with other illnesses, i don't see these numbers going down. antoinette: the state says cutting down on over-prescribing is vital to preventing addiction and fatal overdoses. the cure to a common medical problem. antoinette: the condition that could be treated, with the help of farm animals. and firefighters have to act fast in amersbury. the rush when a mother to be changed her mind on one important point. emily: and ahead in news to go, one of the first daughters has a summer job, right here in the bay state. the work keeping sasha obama
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olessa: this is a look at his they can bridge and leverett connector. as you can see, traffic so far is nice and light. no problems or construction, no accidents, all great news here. cindy: great news here as well. beautiful day, clear skies. cooler in the suburbs, but the air is still comfortable, so we will warm up quickly.
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80 at the beaches, another great day with sunshine and we are still watching the threat of showers and thunderstorms on saturday stop antoinette: thank you. your health this morning, it could be a breakthrough in treating asthma in children. researchers say microbes from farm animals could be developed into a spray that would prevent kids from developing asthma. the theory is since more and more children aren't expoto systems aren't being stimulated. nearly 11% of grade school children have asthma and there is no cure. emily: a crew of amesbury firefighters, proving that good things sometimes come to those who can't wait. they delivered a healthy baby girl on the side of a busy highway. a mom who planned to give birth at home on tuesday, decided she needed to go to the hospital instead. after crossing the whittier bridge, it became clear that the ambulance would have to substitute for the birthing center.
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we pulled over and did what we had to do. >> one of those things where the baby wasn't going to wait. emily: mom and baby are doing fine. the three firefighters receiving proclamations from the mayor, and stork pins from the fire chief. antoinette: a woman claims she faced discrimination at a dollar store. how she says her religious rights were violated. and big papi gets a surprise in seattle. the heavy gift from a famous market. plus, a twist he the replacement for cold water. a lifelike as they can bridge.
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pat randazzo: when i see those false ads attacking kelly on medicare, i wonder... we know kelly. walter kolodziej: kelly has always done the right thing for seniors here in new hampshire - she has an impeccable record. mary griffin: we need to work across the aisle-which she does. mimi kolodziej: she's fighting for seniors and protecting medicare. pat randazzo: kelly knows that we need to work together to really preserve and strengthen medicare. mary griffin: new hampshire seniors trust kelly ayotte because she has never let us down.
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antoinette: breaking overnight as we begin your news to go this thursday, hurricane earl making landfall this morning in belize. the region is bracing for heavy, across the yucatan peninsula. those are pretty powerful winds. cindy: that wall cloud could have intense rainfall -- that will be the big story. the wind is strong at about 80 miles per hour but it caps off -- it's over land now and will continue to weaken but we are still dealing with it throughout
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mama, -- guatemala. eventually it sets up in central mexico with rainfall between eight and 12 inches, so nearly a foot of rain which will obviously causing flooding problems down there. the drought monitor updates every thursday around 8:00 in the morning. i expect severe to moderate drought conditions to persist southern new england. clear skies, another beautiful day, temperatures running this morning in the 50's and 60's. he can see the dew point in the 50's, you will notice the humidity climbing tomorrow and especially on saturday when it will get very humid out in this frontal boundary. the two worcester, 65 in boston, and we will jump up into the low
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with a high of about 82 in boston. saturday there will be some showers and thunderstorms, so if you have plans in the afternoon, be ready for showers and thunderstorms to move in. good weather out there right now, no problems, just some patchy fog. olessa: a live look outside at somerville, southbound heading to the bottom of the screen, traffic nice and light. re much the same story, no issues heading south. good shape on 95. the expressway is now only 10-15 braintree to boston. eastbound on the pike, a 15 minute ride. 93 south, patches of delays, then you are in great shape all the way down to the leverett connector. emily: we are tracking new developments right now in what's being called a potential terror attack in london. one woman is dead five other people wounded after a man with a knife attacked a group of
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custody. police say they are investigating both his mental health and possible ties to terrorism. security is beefed around london today as a precaution. a close call for a woburn driver antoinette: a metal pole went through her windshield. the eye's sera congi is live in woburn, how is the driver this morning? sera: she did spend the night at the hospital for observation, her family is relieved she's ok. >> missed her by not even a elbow, so we are lucky. sera: the pictures tell a scary story. a 12 foot metal pole from a fence speared through the front windshield. just missing the driver's head by a couple of inches. family members tell us, luz sawyer blacked out before crashing into car, streetlight, and then fence. the woburn woman suffered a bruised elbow, but nothing else. doctors are trying to figure out
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the first place. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. todd: today, boston city councilors and boston police will be holding a public hearing on body cameras for officers. a six month pilot program begins later this month, and will equip 100 boston police officers with body cameras. one big issue is privacy. how much content should be recorded and how long should it be stored? the other issue, money. the globe reports a 2014 review shows running 900 cameras would audio and video storage. tonight's hearing will be held at 5:30 at the mildred community center in mattapan. reporting live from boston police headquarters, todd kazakiewich, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: a funeral will be held today for the 7-year-old boy who drowned after wandering from his south boston day camp. kyzr willis' body was pulled from the waters off carson beach last week. a vigil was held for him on tuesday night.
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camps. two people are hurt one seriously after a crash in lowell. emily: police say a car struck the man and a woman last night on branch street just after 7:00 p.m. the woman was flown to a boston hospital. the driver tells newscenter 5 the pair ran out into the street without looking. no charges have been filed. antoinette: boston opens its first medical marijuana dispensary. more than 200 people lined up outside the mi facility, before it even opened yesterday. it's the state's seventh dispensary. emily: construction will officially begin today on the stalled casino project in everett. wynn boston harbor secured its final license to begin work this week. neighboring somerville city leaders recently asked the state department of environmental protection to stop the project but lost that battle. the groundbreaking will take place this afternoon. a transit police officer in washington d.c. is under arrest
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gave advice on joining the islamic terror group to an fbi informant. young is also accused of sending the informant gift cards for mobile messaging accounts. investigators say he traveled to libya twice in 20-11. young is the first american law enforcement officer charged under the federal anti-terrorism law. emily: alarming new numbers on veteran suicide in america. the department of veterans affairs found that an average of 20 veterans a day committed suicide in 2014. that's up 32% from 2001. more than half of veteran suicides in 2014 were among vets 50-years and older. in that same time non-veteran suicides increased by 23%. antoinette: more than 200 federal prison inmates get commuted sentences from president obama. these are not pardons. commuting a sentence shortens it, but often leaves other conditions intact. most of the 214 inmates were
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the longest, a kansas man sentenced to 40 years for dealing meth. he'll now be released december 1. emily: a transgender teenager in virginia can be banned from using the boy's bathroom at his high school. a divided supreme court made the decision yesterday. it puts on hold a lower court ruling that allowed gavin grimm to use the bathroom matching his gender identity. grimm will have access to three single-user bathrooms at his school. a muslim woman in indiana says she was kicked out of a family dollar store for wearing the niqab, which is a type of religious garb. the 32-year-old mother of four says the clerk demanded that she uncover her face, arguing that the store was located in a high crime area. when sarah safi tried to explain to the clerk that she wears the niqab for religious purposes, the clerk told her to leave or she would call police. safi says she just wants an
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emily: for the first time, an enlisted female sailor has earned her submarine qualifications. chief petty officer dominique saavedra will be deployed on a nuclear-powered guided missile submarine. the navy ended its ban on women serving on subs in 2010. and the first enlisted female soldiers started training about a year ago. right now, about 115 female officers are training to become submariners. so far, 43 have achieved the status. antoinette: new york's empire state building put on a show in honor of a music legend. singer tony bennett celebrated his 90th birthday yesterday, last night, the empire state building was lit in the colors of the italian and american flags. the building also hosted a party for bennett and his latest singing partner lady gaga. they flipped the switch for the light show. emily: a rough night on the road for the red sox. the mariners beat the sox 3-1.
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the sox are trying to dump their hitting slump without much success. the latest loss puts the sox a half game behind the tigers for the second wild card spot in the a.l. east. the mariners give big papi a gift for his final trip to seattle before he retires. they gave him a 34 pound salmon from the famous pike place market. there were other gifts too, including a watch, a painting, and ortiz's first ever professional contract. he signed with the mariners as an amateur free agent back in 1992. sasha obama has a summer job. she's working at a seafood restaurant on martha's vineyard. the obama's youngest daughter, seen here with her dad's arm around her, is working the cash register, busing tables and prepping the restaurant for the lunch crowd. sasha works a four hour shift, along with her detail of six secret service agents.
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beans, that's larry kaplan, a -- baked beans. >> [cheering] enter that co that's larry kaplan, a long-time volunteer for the als association getting drenched with baked beans. it's part of kaplan's 50 in 30 challenge that will take him to all 50 states during the month of august. kaplan will do a bucket challenge specific to each state. yesterday, he was at faneuil hall to take a bath in boston baked beans. emily: the cleanup is a little hard. antoinette: just a little. [laughter] cindy: a gorgeous guy this morning, -- gorgeous sky this morning, and we are running a
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but that will change as we ramp the temperatures up, mid-80's away from the coast and still running in the 80's this weekend. it is cool this morning, 51 in norwood, and look at the vineyard, 49 this warning with boston at 65, just a little bit of patchy fog here and there although it burns off quickly without a big impact on visibility w the low 80's. you can see we are warmest through the merrimack valley, low 80's up through worcester county. plenty of sunshine with a low risk for recurrence and high tide around midday. high-pressure overhead and the next thing we are watching his way out to the west, showers and thunderstorms out ahead of the
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for showers and storms. 50's and low 60's for overnight lows, but the humidity rips off tomorrow and on saturday the best that is likely the morning hours as the sun comes in. it or miss showers, and as we get toward the evening hours they are pressing down toward the cape and then behind that front on sunday, less humidity, sunshine in the mid-80's. a nice weekend all in all. let's get you out to the roads. olessa: so far, a fairly quiet start. this is the southbound side of 93, no problems. one accident early this on sundg along routes 3. it's on the shoulder in shouldn't impact your commute; once you get past it you are in good shape,. the expressway is about 15 minutes from braintree into boston. the pike heading eastbound is at
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down and andover and again approaching spot pond.trains and buses on schedule . anson ed: police say a man went wild when he couldn't drive through a construction site. emily: the extreme move landing him in handcuffs. and new this morning, don't let your resume hold you back at work. four entries to slash immediately, next. and take a live look at the city
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emily: a teenager arrested in a deadly knife attack in london. antoinette: a metal pole goes right through a windshield, nearly hitting a woman's face. emily: as donald trump heads to new england. it's been a controversy all week. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. if this is new center 5 eyeopener. emily: new information on this clash -- crash landing in dubai.


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