tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC August 5, 2016 5:00am-6:00am EDT
the area sunday looks like a nice time. you will break down the forecast as the eyeopener continues. >> now on newscenter 5's eyeopener -- emily: a terrible injury for a construction worker in newton. the delicate rescue after his foot got stuck in a cement mixer. antoinette: a house explodes in connecticut. the new theory on the cause of this mysterious blast. emily: the boston police union writes a scathing letter. five investigates how they say the city is putting officers at risk. on the eye for this friday morning. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. >> now the wind is going real -- whoa! emily: also on the eye this morning, not a bright idea. what this guy should have been doing, when he was almost hit by lightning. that is scary. good morning, i'm emily riemer.
-- cindy: not ok behavior. don't do what he is doing. weather-wise, we have a great day coming up, we are on a roll. we have got clear skies out there, the sun not up until 5:41 -- cool to start and 60's on the north and south shore, but look at this, down here on the vineyard it is 47 so there are definitely some cool pockets. another comfortable start, another quiet day, the position shifted a little bit, now more to the south and east which will allow us southwesterly wind to bring in.
some of these could be severe with a marginal risk of severe storms tomorrow. temperatures climbed quickly, 70's by 9:00 a.m. and then into the 80's we go, topping of near 90 and that southwesterly wind will keep you in the 80's down on cape cod. let's see how we are looking. olessa: good morning. we start things off with a live look expressway by the south bay mall. you can see on the northbound side, still looking pretty quiet. one issue that we had been watching, this accident involving a tractor-trailer, that couldn't maneuver the turn. they are still cleaning up that situation and we will keep you posted. south of town, no major problems. construction in the final stages. roadwork is also picking up on
comes out in just a few more minutes. so far, trains and buses starting on schedule. emily: right now, crews are cleaning up after an overnight crash in everett that caused a serious mess. police say a tractor trailer failed to negotiate a turn at broadway and beecham street and was basically split in half. no one was hurt. antoinette: right now, a bizarre accident that left a worker trapped and in excruciating pain is under investigation. emily: the eyeopener's juli mcdonald is live in newton with major effort to save that man's life. juli: right now, a construction worker is battling painful injuries after a complicated rescue in newton. it took first responders two hours to free the man who's foot got caught in a cement mixer at an apartment complex under construction on lagrange street. this picture shows the sides cut away in the middle, the heavy metal auger that sucked the worker's foot in when he slipped. the 22-year-old nauset construction worker was in unbelievable pain given oxygen and an iv as firefighters carefully cut the mixer apart by
they couldn't use power tools because the operation was so delicate. >> we couldn't use the torch because the angle is wrapped around the auger and the heat would burn the victim. >> we were surprised have you could've gotten in there, apparently they had bags of cement that were four feet high. and talking when he was taken to the hospital. investigators are trying to determine if anything could have prevented this accident. juli mcdonald, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: right now investigators in connecticut are trying to figure out why this home was reduced to rubble. seven people were inside that home in vernon when it suddenly exploded. four of those victims are under the age of 16. amazingly, nobody was killed. officials are now looking into a possible gas leak as the cause.
devastating scene. one of the victims has been released from the hospital. the others are suffering from serious injuries, but are expected to survive. emily: commitment 2016, president obama is headed for massachusetts tomorrow starting his vacation on martha's vineyard. donald trump is also headed to new england for a rally in new hampshire. but not before making a swing through house speaker paul ryan's home state. his endorsement scuffle with ryan appears to be easing a little. >> paul ryan's a good guy, actually. paul ryan, nope, he's a good guy. emily: and ryan? while he stands by his own endorsement of trump, he still has his own concerns. >> he's had a pretty strange run since the convention. you would think that you'd want to be focusing on hillary clinton and all of her deficiencies. emily: trump's running mate mike pence is left doing damage control issuing a blanket
re-election. hillary clinton staying on message during a campaign stop in las vegas, bashing trump and his business practices. >> he has cheated contractors, and i take that personally. i've met people who were destroyed by donald trump so take a look at what he's done, not what he says. emily: president obama took the gop nominee to task again, calling his claims of a rigged election nonsense >> if mr. trump is up 10 or 15 points on election day and ends raise some questions. that doesn't seem to be the case at the moment. emily: massachusetts senator elizabeth warren is keeping the heat on donald trump. going on-the-record here in the wcvb studio, she blasted trump for accepting a purple heart from one of his supporters. >> the idea that donald trump
as if somehow he had earned it, as if somehow it had something because he could add one more metal? emily: warren also chided democratic nominee hillary clinton for hiring debbie wasserman schultz just days after she resigned as dnc chair. schultz was booed at the philadelphia convention after leaked emails revealed she tried to undermine the campaign of senator bernie sanders. senator warren goes on the record with ed harding and janet wu this sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. right here on channel 5. antoinette: today governor charlie baker will sign new regulations on ride-sharing into law. the bill requires background checks for all drivers with companies like uber and lyft. it also allows those services to pick up passengers at logan airport and the convention and expo center. it does not include a proposal to fingerprint drivers which some safety advocates had pushed for. emily: lawmakers did meet on thursday during an informal session to push forward a number of bills. that includes proposals dealing
animal abuse and property tax deferrals in boston. they'll be back in session on monday. antoinette: 5 investigates, this morning city leaders are responding after boston's police unions deliver a strong message to the mayor and police commissioner. mike beaudet obtained this scathing letter claiming the city is putting officers at risk. the union says it has been begging the city for what they call the necessary personnel and equipment for 18 months. the letter goes on to say, quote, "you can sing kumbaya or come home, but that won't stop a rifle round aimed at a police officer's chest." mike brought the claims to mayor marty walsh. >> some of the points they made, they say there aren't enough officers and they say their equivalent is a good enough. >> we are upgrading the equipment and i don't know what the right number of officers is. that is an argument that they have had for a long time.
negotiations with the city right now. but, in the letter, they insist this is about safety. we reached out to the unions but never heard back. emily: an update on water concerns in concord. tests show there are no signs of contamination in the water supply there. as we reported earlier this week, a town employee found the lock on one of the tanks had been damaged. officials sealed off the reservoir as a precaution and put water restrictions in place. that tank should start going back on line today with restrictions expected to be lifted next week. antoinette: an unsettling number to share with you this morning. nearly 62% of the state is now considered to be in severe drought. that's up from just 40% a week ago according to the latest update form the u.s. drought monitor. state officials issued a drought watch on july first for parts of the state and many communities now have water restrictions in place. antoinette: two animal inspectors are fired following the investigation of dismal conditions at a westport farm.
years of unsanitary conditions. last month, hundreds of animals were found in poor health many were dead. more than a dozen people are under investigation. no charges have been filed. emily: new this morning, usa gymnastics under fire. antoinette: the new report, making disturbing claims against coaches. the fight against zika, getting a boost in boston. the promising signs from a new vaccine, and what researchers need from you. emily: new this morning, over-sleeping on the weekend can throw off your whole health routine. the other mistakes you're making on your days off. cindy? cindy: you will notice the humidity is climbing and i want to track some thunderstorms on part of your weekend. first, take a live look over boston. the sun is it up until 5:41, 64 degrees in town right now, and
emily: what a great event and a great cause that wcvb is proud to support every year. they start stuffing those backpacks at 10:00 a.m. antoinette: show us how you're helping your community with a wake up call. just record it with your smartphone, then upload it to ulocal by using our wcvb news app. cindy: it's amazing how they do that. so many people involved. we are doing all right, check out the skies. doesn't it look like a postcard? just gorgeous, but a little darker. you can probably notice that it gets later each and every day. we are just moving a little bit
about tomorrow, a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms across the area -- it won't rain on saturday but if you have outdoor plans, he aware that there could be storms coming through. you can see the nasty storms through st. louis, now pushing eastward. it has been so comfortable that has to days, but off te low 70's. you will notice the humidity creeping up and tomorrow is very oppressive with the tropical air in place and heavy downpours. it is as cool as 47 in the vineyard, and 50's back through
degrees as we will be there by 8:00 a.m. it is making a run at 90 degrees this afternoon and even in boston we should sneak into the lower 90's. it is not as cool tonight, 62 around 70, and here comes this front in the morning hours moving slowly through the day before humid air settles in. lightning and gusty wind with heavy rain localized. if you have plans late morning know this that it is arty going by 9:00 and by lunchtime there was still be some around. then a potent line drops through greater boston, reaching the cape in the evening hours. but from late morning through
storms. olessa: we are watching one more problem spot early this morning. this is an everett, a truck accident that couldn't maneuver the turn. it basically got split in half and they are continuing to clean up. if you are heading through that, this is what you will bump into. that is the expressway, looks good by the south bay model and here is the crash on the map. beacan broadway, we will let you know when it clears. all the construction we have been watching is gone, good shape to 24 northbound. same story by highland avenue and then again by ranch 2. -- by routes 2. emily: final preparations are underway in rio this morning for the official start of the summer olympics. opening ceremonies are tonight. a skit that was supposed to
dropped from the program. it was supposed to show bundchen being chased down the runway by a man trying to get a selfie but organizers say it was misinterpreted. meanwhile, there are new concerns about the pools being used in rio. antoinette: yesterday, an australian swimming coach refused to let his athletes into the water at the main training pool because he said it looked cloudy and soupy. he was worried about infections. olympic officials are investigating those claims and conditns emily: new this morning, olympians are responding to a scathing report on usa gymnastics. the indianapolis star investigation claims the governing body of the olympics' most popular sport, regularly failed to report complaints about improper conduct by dozens of coaches. former gold medalist dominique moceanu took to social media to call on officials to put childrens' safety above protecting coaches. in a statement, usa gymnastics
to promoting a safe environment. antoinette: your health this morning, the urgent fight against the zika virus taking a big step forward in boston. researchers at beth israel deaconess medical center are working on a major breakthrough. they've found a vaccine that works in mice and monkeys. but it still has to be tests on humans. collects this clinical trial is going to be right here in the boston area and w vaccine it we want them to come around here. antoinette: researchers will need 30 to 50 volunteers for clinical human trials which could start in october. they also need money. senator ed markey toured the lab yesterday calling on congress to come back into session to pass emergency funding to fight zika. yesterday, massachusetts got $200,000 in federal funding to monitor the virus here in the bay state. your economy headlines this friday, lawmakers hoping to get scratch tickets online say
approved the plan to sell lottery tickets online as part of an economic development bill. but lawmakers took it out of the final version over the weekend. supporters say the lottery needs to start appealing to a younger generation online to maintain strong revenue. emily: checking the markets, asian stocks were mixed overnight as investors wait for a critical jobs report in the u.s. right now stock futures here are higher. the july unemployment report is due out at 8:30am. weekend. antoinette: but too much relaxing can really blow your plans. like trading the cubicle for social media. your brain is itching for rest, so skip the flickering light of the phone screen and focus on the sun instead. or sleeping too late. weekends are a great time to catch up on rest. but experts say sleeping past 10:00 a.m. on weekends can mess up your circadian rhythms for good. and finally, going too hard at the gym. if you overdo it on saturday and sunday you might put too much
emily: a smartphone leading to a not-so-smart moment. it's ahead in eyepoppers. antoinette: then new at 5:30, he admitted to lying during the whitey bulger trial. now he's facing a judge. the high stakes hearing today for a former fbi agent. emily: ford is issuing a recall in the u.s. the big problem with the doors, on nearly a million cars. antoinette: and it's the stuff of dreams for midnight snackers, or anyone with a craving. the atm offering something more enticing than money. ? 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.
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cindy: moments from sunrise, the sky looking beautiful. overall the
temperature is coming up, 70's by 8:00 or 9:00. more humid this afternoon, 80's on the coast line but making a run at 90 in fitchburg where they should be about 91. there is plenty of sunscreen needed today and we will have a south-southwesterly wind before 2:00. your weekend will feature
sunday that take the weekend. emily: the red sox closing out their series against the mariners last night. it would be travis shaw with the solo home run to get things started for the sox. then mookie betts with the rbi double in the fifth put the sox up 2-0. but the 5th would end with the mariners tying it up. this one would need some extra innings. brock holt gets the single in the 11th and travis shaw scores. sox win 3-2. eyepoppers. and we start with an unusual pet, olessa. olessa: this six foot alligator was being kept in a backyard in springfield. yes, our springfield. police were called to the home yesterday. they needed some help from a nearby zoo to corral the creature as it hissed and struggled. the gator will not call main
>> now the wind is -- olessa: it may be called a smartphone, but it's not a smart idea to pull one out in the middle of a thunderstorm. this happened in phoenix, arizona, the lightning bolt striking just far enough away that the man wasn't hurt. listen, you got a get a selfie with a lightning bolt. cindy: no, you don't. [laughter] cindy: what not to do, ever. a hard time getting a pilot program started. what they need officers to do, before they can test body cameras. and for the first time ever, refugees will have their own team at the olympic games. their harrowing road to rio, ahead. and take a live look -- just beautiful. the skyline, just a beautiful,
away. we will take it to rio with the amazing journey for some dedicated athletes, on the eye. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is the center fives eyeopener. antoinette: good morning, it is 5:30. the golden dome in front of the pink backdrop of the skyat antonio, in for randy. emily: and i'm emily riemer with cindy and olessa. a gorgeous start of the day and it feels ok to for now. cindy: is the day wears on you will feel the humidity picking up. it has been quite a stretch but tomorrow will be humid as well. but with the colors, pinks and
some 50's on the map with comfortable air nor went down to taunton. elsewhere that is not an issue, 64 in boston, six days after worcester county. a beautiful view the past few days but now southwesterly wind is bringing in more humidity and thick thunderstorms coming in some severe thunderstorms on your saturday. sunshine, temperatures coming up, upper 80's around boston, lowell and nashua, worcester county in the upper 80's as well. temperatures are cooler today. let's get you back out to the
scene. this tractor trailer couldn't maneuver the term and got split in half. it happened around midnight, and so far it is an active scene. we will let you know when it has cleared. no major issues on the main roads. this is by the south bay mall. you can see a little bit of volume starting to build. let's get to the maps. there is the incident you just saw, and as you had self, no problems. -- as you head overnight projects are just picking up. trains and buses are starting on schedule. emily: now to some of the stories we're following right now on the eye, this construction worker is in the hospital after a tense and painful rescue in newton. the 22-year-old's foot got sucked into a cement mixer when he slipped at a site on lagrange street yesterday. antoinette: right now investigators are trying to figure out why a connecticut home just exploded.
were injured, but all are expected to survive. officials say a possible gas leak may be to blame. emily: president obama and donald trump will be sharing new england this week. the president arrives on martha's vineyard tomorrow to begin his vacation. trump will hold a rally tomorrow night at windham high school in new hampshire. antoinette: today a man who told wild tales during whitey bulger's murder trial will make an important request. emily: the eyeopener's sera congi is live at the federal courthouse in south boston with what's at stake today. disgraced fbi agent will ask for his freedom. robert fitzpatrick has already pleaded guilty to perjury and obstruction of justice. he admitted he lied during his testimony at whitey bulger's murder and racketeering trial in 2013, embellishing his personal accomplishments, even claiming he was the first officer to recover the gun used to assassinate martin luther king, jr. all of this, in part, to boost sales of a book he co-authored.
sides are asking for two years of probation. but a judge has the final say on that. the hearing is today at 2:00. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. emily: hundreds filled a mattapan church to say final goodbyes to the 7-year-old boy who drowned at a boston-run day program. family and friends remembered kyzer willis as an energetic child who could light up a room. going missing from a summer day camp program in south boston last week. antoinette: boston police are having trouble finding volunteers to wear body cameras for a new pilot program. department leaders, along with the city council, held a public hearing in mattapan last night to discuss the plan. some questioning why it's taken so long to get that six month trial up and running. commissioner bill evans hoped to have 100 cameras on the streets by july but he says that's turned out to be unrealistic.
1, but he says the department will probably have to assign officers to wear the devices if they won't volunteer. emily: 5 investigates tonight, new security measures in place at sheriff's departments when it comes to transporting passengers. this comes after 5 investigates exposed what really happened to a 29-year-old man on the night he died in the back an essex county sheriff's department van in january. >> we clearly don't reporter kathy curran shows you what's being done and digs into the security measures used by departments all across the state. coming up tonight at 5:00. emily: new information on a deadly knife attack in london. antoinette: why police are not calling it an act of terror. emily: and for the first time ever, a team of refugees will compete at the olympics. the survival stories making their road to rio, about much more than sports. antoinette: and ahead in news to go, a ford recall, involving doors. the danger affecting nearly a
? livin' in a dunkin' paradise ? what are you doing? papi, i'm making sure cuppy doesn't burn. ? dunkin' iced, oh, yeah, in the summertime ? ? livin' in a dunkin' paradise ? olessa: welcome back. this is a live look at the leverett connector. so far, very light on this friday morning. we are watching one problem on everett and broadway. a truck accident continuing to clear. cindy: another great day, ready
sunshine a little more humid as the day wears on, and we are going to see temperatures come up quite a bit as we go through the weekend. high temperatures today actually in the upper 80's. i will get to the seven day forecast coming up. antoinette: tonight the world comes together to celebrate the olympic games. more than 10,000 athletes from around the world will compete. the eyeopener's nigel robertson that's about to make history. nigel here they are, all 10. : 10 athletes who are now the first olympic refugee team ever. >> we don't know the same language we are not from the same countries but the olympic flag united all of us together. nigel yusra mardini escaped : syria on a boat. >> of course i swam for my life when the boat sank when we were in and without swimming i don't
nigel co she did and now swimming has brought her here. >> when i had a lot of problems, i run away to the swimming to do my best in the water. when i jumped into the water, i let all my problems behind my back and swim harder. nigel popole misenga escaped : learned judo and is now about to become an olympian. >> it gave me a chance to reach an olympic game, and so i'm ready. nigel when the international : olympic committee decided to create a refugee team, it worked with national olympic teams around the world. 43 athletes were identified and then these 10 made the olympic team -- swimming, judo, marathon, and even track and field. will all have refugees competing, each with their own individual story one that now included this olympic family. all the team members say they
emily: an organized crime bust in the bay state, and a first of its kind event on boston's newbury street. it's ahead in news to go. plus, an atm machine that dishes out some real dough. the contents much tastier than money, ahead. and another live look at the boston skyline. skies brightening as the city wakes up.
antoinette: drought concerns are growing as we kick off your news to go this friday morning. nearly 62% of the state is now considered to be in severe drought. that's up from 40% a week ago. cindy, we are getting some rain. cindy: a tough situation. this is that orange color behind me. drought, down through the cape. a lot of southern new england. this is a northeast problem. we need rain. you may get a little bit on saturday, but it will be hit and miss thunderstorms and some of it could be severe, with a marginal risk for severe storms. the trigger will be this final boundary to the west, producing
tomorrow. southwesterly wind will keep more humidity, but it will still be comfortable for today. still pretty comfortable this morning, but as it warms, humid tomorrow, than the humidity drops down again. temperatures running in the low 60's, but there are 50's out of the cape, lower 60's on the north shore. we jump up to near 80 degrees around us cooler. clouds will fill-in overnight, and by tomorrow morning, a couple showers. they will reorganize. by 2:00 in the afternoon, there may be a line of storms from boston to worcester, and then this will be dropping southward during the afternoon. it will likely reach the cape by 6:00. if you have afternoon plans
6:00 in the evening, you will wash out these lightning gusts, which could lead to flash flooding. sunday, the humidity is gone and so are the storms. olessa: one problem spot. these are pictures coming in from everett, where a tractor-trailer incident happened around midnight. it failed to maneuver the turn and got split in half. still an active scene. clears. in the meantime, avoid the area. this is a live look at this they can bridge. some delays are starting to build. once again, there's the incident on everett. south of town, you are fine on 24. routes 3 is quiet weymouth into braintree. once you get there it will be a 20 minute ride into boston. the pike eastbound is still only 15 minutes, and 93 south looks
transit buses on schedule. as mesko a painful accident is under investigation this morning. emily: the eye's juli mcdonald is live in newton with the tense rescue effort. juli: a 22-year-old worker is recovering from serious injuries, at risk of losing his foot after a bizarre incident involving a cement mixer. it took first responders two hours to free him, whose foot became while working at this apartment complex behind me. they couldn't use power tools because the rescue was so delicate, and all the while, that man was suffering excruciating pain. the worker was given oxygen and an iv while firefighters cut it by hand. the worker was conscious and speaking to first responders when he was finally loaded into a nebulous. -- into an ambulance. they are trying to determine if this accident could have been
sentenced today, for lying during the whitey bulger trial. robert fitzpatrick once claimed to be a whistle blower now admits it was all a lie. under a deal, he pleads guilty to perjury and obstruction of justice for his 2013 testimony for whitey's defense. he admitted embellishing his accomplishments. claiming he recovered the gun used to assassinate martin luther king jr. tall tales, to boost sales of his book. the 76-year-old is in failing health. the plea deal includes two years probation and $12500 fine. sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. emily: london police say a knife attack that left an american woman dead was not terrorism. authorities say the suspect, a somali-norwegian man, has mental health issues. five other people were hurt in wednesday night's attack. police initially flooded the
mobilized counter-terror detectives. antoinette: right now crews are cleaning up after an overnight crash in everett that caused a serious mess. police say a tractor trailer failed to negotiate a turn at broadway and beecham street and was basically split in half. no one was hurt. emily: two animal inspectors are fired following the investigation of dismal conditions at a westport farm. the two town inspectors are accused of failing to address years of unsanitary conditions. last month, hundreds of animals were found in poor hh more than a dozen people are under investigation. no charges have been filed. antoinette: an update on water concerns in concord. tests show there are no signs of contamination in the water supply there. as we reported earlier this week, a town employee found the lock on one of the tanks had been damaged. officials sealed off the reservoir as a precaution and put water restrictions in place. that tank should start going back on line today with
emily: five alleged associates of a new york-based mob family are under arrest, facing extortion charges this morning. the men are accused of committing crimes in springfield, including loan sharking and extortion. federal prosecutors say the men used violence, exploited their affiliation with la cosa nostra and made implied threats of murder to instill fear in their victims. antoinette: more than a million dollars of cocaine seized from an apartment in quincy. the norfolk da's office says this photo shows what appears to be 37 kilos he as a shoe box with $65,000. both the state police drug unit and quincy police involved in this seizure. no one was arrested, though, authorities say the apartment where the found the drugs was empty. emily: construction is officially underway on a resort casino in everett. after a year of legal battles they broke ground yesterday at the future site of the wynn boston harbor casino. construction of the $2 billion complex, also includes clean-up
the casino hopes to open in 2018. somerville officials say they are still pursuing other ways to block the project. antoinette: the first family will be back on martha's vineyard tomorrow to kick off their annual summer vacation. they have spent just about every summer on the island since the president took office in 2009. the family will join youngest daughter sasha obama who has already been on the island working a summer job at a seafood restaurant. the obamas are expected to be there for two weeks. emily: g weekend. trump will be attending two fundraisers this weekend, one on nantucket and the other in osterville. trump will also be at a rally in windham, new hampshire tomorrow. antoinette: ford recalling more than 800,000 vehicles in the u.s. the company says the latches on side doors can break. ford says the doors on these vehicles can fly open when they are moving. the recall is for the models on your screen right now. the rate of problems is higher
information for you on the wcvb app. emily: a new investigation into exploding airbags is underway. a woman was killed in newfoundland canada after a crash and investigators are blaming her death on a faulty airbag. this time the safety device was manufactured in knoxville, tennessee. as many as 8 million atc inflators are now coming under scrutiny. they are found in older model vehicles made by general motors, fiat chrysler hyundai ana. antoinette: there is no more pay day envy at apple. the tech company says it has officially achieved its goal of equal pay. this coming from apple's new report on inclusion and diversity. now workers with similar roles and performances will receive the same paycheck. however, apple is still dominated by mostly male workers.
be travis shaw with the solo home run to get things started for the sox. then mookie betts with the rbi double in the fifth put the sox up 2-0. but the fifth would end with the mariners tying it up. this one would need some extra innings. brock holt gets the single in the 11th and travis shaw scores. sox win 3-2. emily: boston's newbury street will be closed to traffic this sunday. boston mayor marty walsh says they're drawing inspiration from major cities like paris, which recently started closing off the avenue des champs-elysee cars for one day each month. open newbury street runs from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and covers the stretch of newbury street from berkeley street to mass ave. today is friday you know what that means, it's free and it's fun. enjoy special deals at the harvard museum of natural history, the old state house the greenway carousel, springfield museums, historic deerfield, hancock shaker village, the old manse, and the
highland foundation. for more information, log on to wcvb.com and click on community. antoinette: a college in ohio has come up with a new way to satisfy those late night munchies. xavier college has installed what's being called a pizza atm. the machine dispenses fresh pizzas instead of cash. so far the reviews have been strong. the only drawback, the machine i don't know, for college students, is that enough? [laughter] cindy: we are just going to move on. speaking of fresh, there is fresh air across new england, comfortable in the morning for most of us. but i want to show you how
degrees. southwesterly wind is coming off lake champlain. it's a nice start across new england, a beautiful sunrise in boston. it's not super humid, but that will be changing over the course of the day. the humidity will be wrapping up. by 8:00 or 9:00, we are in the 80's for most of the afternoon. the southwesterly wind will keep us cooler on the south coast of the cape. boston, a run toward 90 in nashua, lawrence. that higher humidity will come in on the backside of high-pressure. notice some thunderstorms heading down toward st. louis. we are watching that for tomorrow, which means 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the possibility of severe storms, lightning, and heavy downpours. tonight won't be as comfortable;
saturday. storms get going in the late morning, maybe a couple showers. by noon, some storms along the coast, another line getting organized early in the afternoon, dropping south and east toward the cave by the evening. not raining all the time, but if you have outdoor plans, be aware of that storm threat. they are gone by sunday. let's get you back out to the routes. olessa: here. pictures from the scene in everett. this will happen -- this happened around midnight on beach and street. i am just getting word from police that the scene has cleared; all lanes are open, and they have removed the truck. a live look outside, a little bit of volume starting to build on the expressway. you can see the northbound side starting to bunch up. let's check the rest of you
police, all lanes have reopened. you just saw the expressway, 20 minutes braintree and boston. 495 to 128, issue for a north of town, 93 looks great to the leverett connector. antoinette: a house explodes in connecticut. emily: the possible cause of the disaster, that reduced a house to rubble. and new this morning, sleeping in on the weekend isn't always a good idea. the other warnings to keep in mind, so you don't ruin your routine. sterine? kills 99% of bad breath germs. this is 100% useful for a 100% fresh mouth. what's it like to not feel 100% fresh? we don't know. we swish listerine?. as do listerine? users. the very people we studied in the study of bold. people who are statistically more likely to stand up to a bully. do a yoga handstand. and be in a magician's act. listerine? kills 99% of bad breath germs so you can feel 100% in life.
>> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener . emily: a terrible injury for a construction worker in newton. he was stuck in a cement mixer. antoinette: and the theory on this most mysterious blasts. emily: union rights a scathing letter. five investigates how they say the city is putting officers at risk. >> you are watching wcvb -- boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5 eyeopener. >> now the wind is going -- whoa! emily: 6:00 a.m. also on the eye this morning,