tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC August 23, 2016 4:30am-5:01am EDT
[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] emily: good morning. it's tuesday, august 23. i'm emily riemer. randy: i'm randy price. stories we're following on the eyeopener right now, at 4:30, a woman sexually assaulted at a park in boston. the search underway this morning for that suspect. emily: new details in a deadly mystery in east boston involving a party bus. why the victim's family says the bus company isn't telling the right st randy: storm cleanup continues in middlesex county. the damage left behind from a wild tornado. emily: and it is kind of a 180 degree flip, mike, today is calm. mike: oh, yeah, completely different. there is absolutely nothing going on. yesterday at this time, we were watching showers, storms, 20 to
as you step outside, 62 degrees, a lot of temperatures in the lower 50's. jaffrey, 48 degrees. keene, new hampshire, 47 degrees. springfield, 49 degrees. you go to norwood, a pocket of cool air, 49 degrees this morning. it is cool out there. a little taste of fall. let me show you the satellit as we look ahead, it is nothing but sunshine in boston. upper 70's. maybe a little bit of a sea breeze kicking up, just a touch cooler on the shoreline and warmer inland. overall, a fairly quiet weather pattern going on. 80 degrees by about 3:00. notice sunshine across the board. we will talk more about that and
come on a tuesday morning, let's check on traffic terry how are things, olessa? olessa: looking good. let's go to the maps. your trip is fairly quiet heading into boston right now. good to go. south of town, no problems, 324 looking great. overnight construction 128. passing by route 2 southbound and over by route 3 on the southbound side, though should be clearing in the next 20 minutes or so. starting the morning on schedule, emily. emily: breaking overnight, a delivery person is hurt after a shooting in dorchester. this was the scene around 1:30 this morning on norwell street. the extent of the victim's injuries is unclear. no word on any arrests. randy: right now, police are searching for the man who dragged a woman to a playground and attacked her. emily: the eyeopener's sera congi is live in boston with what we have learned overnight. sera? sera: emily and randy, boston
victim he had a knife. this happened in the area of greenwich park and claremont street around 1:00 a.m. monday. that is where the woman was approached by the man on the bike. stating he had a knife, police said he forced her to walk to the carter playground where she was sexually assaulted. he ran towards davenport street. the victim described the man as hispanic, late 20's to mid 30's, with brown cropped hair. police right hand. boston police are urging anyone with information to come forward. live this morning and the south end, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: sera, thank you. other stories we're following right now, prosecutors are calling for severe restrictions for this state trooper, accused of raping and assaulting his former girlfriend. robert sundberg allegedly boasted about his gps monitoring anklet and threatened to "bury the victim," who is also a state
sundberg was released on bail after facing 14 counts of abuse. right now, we are learning new details about a deadly accident involving a party bus in east boston. the eye's doug meehan is there this morning with what the victim's family is now saying. doug: hey, randy. good morning. it is still unclear exactly what caused those two women falling out of the party bus. but one of the victim's families is now questioning the company's story. of 27-year-old tracy paniagua. she fell into the window early sunday morning, they say, and it popped open, dumping her and another woman onto the street. but the bus company says the women were likely trying to open it because it requires significant pressure. the company also says one of the passengers repeatedly mentioned opening the window for air. paniagua's family just wants answers. >> her mom wants people to
a second car may have run over the women. they stress the investigation is still ongoing and in the early stages. we are live in east boston, doug meehan, wcvb newscenter 5. emily: all right, doug, thank you. right now, there is still cleaning up to do in concord after a tornado ripped through a section of that community. and this morning, we are getting a closer look at the damage. when the storm struck early yesterday morning, mark vella ran upstairs to check on his guests at the hawthorne inn. the building was hit so hard that firefighters with atv's and chainsaws had to cut through debris to free some of them. >> everyone was ok. lights were out, alarms were going off -- it was scary. we had, like, 15 trees down. not too much damage to the property, luckily. the property has been there for 150 years. it will be standing another 150 years hopefully.
no one was hurt. governor baker is pledging to help people in concord clean up. he toured the damage yesterday. another area hit hard, marlborough. large trees fell on power lines, ripping them down. at the height of the storm, more than 3000 people lost electricity. randy: today, president obama is heading to louisiana to tour the areas hardest hit by historic flooding there. parts of baton rouge saw as much as two feet of rain in just two days, swamping homes and flooding neighborhoods. 13 people died in the flooding. about 60,000 buildings are damaged. so far, more than 100,000 people have applied for federal assistance. emily: commitment 2016 -- hillary clinton was on late night tv talking about her health. the eyeopener's erika tarantal is tracking new developments from the campaign trail. erika? erika: emily, the democrat has one word for claims that she's physically unfit for the white house. wacky. ms. clinton: i don't know why
on the one hand, i think it is part of the wacky strategy. just to say all these crazy things, and maybe you can get some people to believe you. on the other hand, it makes nobody believe you. erika: surrogates from donald trump like rudy giuliani have questioned clinton's health recently, saying she looked tired. meantime, the republican candidate himself turned to immigration last night despite postponing a speech on that topic set for later this week. mr. trump: we are going to have extreme vetting. remember, extreme vetting. we want people and our country, but we want people who have the ability to love us and respect us. erika: trump is in texas today. hillary clinton is off the campaign trail, but her running mate, tim kaine, will introduce a new plan on tax cuts for small businesses at an event in colorado. emily? emily: erika, thank you. the state department is looking into 15,000 emails from clinton's private server uncovered as part of a year-long fbi investigation. the department says the
personal and work-related material. a conservative legal group wants the emails released. earlier this summer, the justice department accepted the fbi recommendation not to press criminal charges against clinton. a nun-in-training robbed in quincy. randy: the items the suspects stole and why the victim's superior says it's a sign from heaven. a bold robbery captured on surveillance. the memorabilia this thief got his hands on, and why the bar is just now going public with it. , accused of spying on women. the special device he used and how you can spot one. mike: a little chilly out there. a taste of fall this morning. temperatures in the 40's in some
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randy: good morning. it is 20 minutes before 5:00. right now, police want you to take a good look at this video, -- a man at a bar climbs over the counter to make off with an impressive piece of patriots memorabilia. a brazen crime with an even more surprising twist. emily: watch this again. foxborough police say this guy came into skipjacks in foxborough during the pats' preseason game against the saints earlier this month. he was served a beer and some food. then he helped himself to something el >> he jumped over the bar after moving his bill, got the helmet, put the helmet on the bar, jumped back over the bar, put the helmet on the chair, took his tom brady jersey off, wrapped the helmet with it, and casually walked off. emily: that helmet was signed by the entire team. stranger still, the restaurant manager says the suspect called the next day, admitted his crime, and said he would fedex the helmet back to them, because
high-pressure is in control and will be in control all day today. our next opportunity for rain this not even show up until we talk about friday's forecast. crystal-clear skies this morning. the only thing moving on this map are the clocks because there are no clouds to talk about. overnight, it is clear again. there is nothing showing up at all. this is a side. some clouds may show up off to our west. what about temperatures -- a chilly start out there. the city is holding onto the heat at 62 degrees per but we have a little taste of fall in the air out there this one. look at that dew point. number when it was 70, and we said oh, this is horrible?
refreshing category this morning. thursday comes up a little bit, and by friday, setting things up or a chance of some thunderstorms. it will be somewhere in the uncomfortable range. today, 70 and comfortable, tonight, 50's and 60's for your overnight lows. the tropics have been very active. let me show you what is going on. we had not one, too, but three separate systems that we are talking about. we have number 99, not organized enough to get a name yet. and this one was supposed to be gaston, but it formed back in as i mentioned, fiona is just a tropical depression. it is moving its way to the west. it looks like it will dissipate off the atlantic seaboard, and no one is getting any beneficial rain. memory look at index 99, heading toward the bahamas and maybe
will become a named storm. then we have guest on -- gaston. this is the one to watch. i think this one has much more potential for strength and development over the next couple of days. for today, 80 degrees and sunshine. tomorrow, a little bit warmer, but the humidity is manageable. thursday, the humidity starts to come up, and then we go oh, yes, we are still in august. it is still summer. thunderstorms in the forecast. temperature is around 90 degrees, humid with thunderstorms. i know you walked in this morning and said, "boy, it is cold out here." enjoy the rest of what we have. emily: oh, we are. olessa: thank you, mike. no problems on the expressway. let's get to the maps. we are watching what is left of overnight construction. notable i heading into boston. good shape on route 3, no
then once again southbound as you pass by route 2 as well as by route 3. both of those projects should be wrapping up in the next 10, 15 minutes. so far, no problems around town. we expect the trains and buses to be on schedule. we are looking ahead to some changes on the roads. beginning october 28, tolls along the mass pike will be replaced with these electronic tolls. the sensors charge your ez pass or take a photo of your license plate and mail you a bill. prices will vary, but most will be lower than the current ticket system. interstate-84 to boston will now cost massachusetts ez pass users $3.60. out-of-state users $4.85. 495 to boston will be $2.65 and $3.75 respectively. and 95/128 to the city drops to $1.70 for in-state users and $2.65 for out-of-state. but those prices will jump for pay-by-plate drivers across the board. emily? emily: olessa, thank you. right now, a state employee is free on bail. he is accused of planting a hidden camera in a women's
pen to spy on women at houghton's pond where he worked. a lifeguard noticed a blinking green light and found the pen hidden in a cleaning supply bucket. rick barrett installs surveillance cameras at homes and businesses and says the pen cameras are widely available and hard to notice. rick: you would not be able to see it. you can hide it anywhere. all you need is a pinhole so was recorded on the camera setting it up. he is suspended without pay. randy: these two women are facing charges, accused of robbing a nun-in-training in quincy. but this morning, the mother superior of that victim is calling for leniency. police say vanessa and crystal young stole a satchel from the victim on sunday near the convent. it only had rosary beads inside. mother olga says the women put away the knife when they saw the beads and took off with the satchel. she believes that is a sign from
olga: i do think that is a sign, please, god, maybe they did have some seed of faith, and maybe that did touch something in them because they put the knife away. randy: the women are also accused of a house break-in after police say they found them with several stolen cell phones. the rosary beads have not been recovered. emily: u.s. olympic swimmer ryan lochte loses out big time on his sponsorships after his made-up story about a robbery in r four corporate sponsors are cutting ties with lochte. speedo, ralph lauren, gentle hair removal, and mattress maker airweave all dropped the olympic gold medalist. lochte admits he embellished the robbery story earlier this month. your economy headlines this tuesday -- asian shares were mixed overnight after little information was released about a highly-anticipated speech by the u.s. fed chief this week. right now, stock futures here
a major bank must pay up over a student loan scandal. federal investigators say wells fargo charged illegal late fees to some of its student loan borrowers who paid on the last day of their so-called grace period. wells fargo must now pay $3.6 million to the consumer financial protection agency and refund customers $410,000. randy: trending stories -- virginia's governor restores voting rights to 13,000 felons. governor terry mcauliffe made , nearly a month after the attempt was blocked by the state's supreme court. the court ruled the governor could only reinstate voting rights on a case-by-case basis, not en masse. the governor says his office processed each felon's paperwork individually. republicans accuse him of trying to boost the democrat vote. emily: several students in california were forced to miss the first day of classes over a new mandatory vaccine law.
out of vaccines because of personal beliefs. in the oakland district alone, hundreds of students were turned away. school administrators there say it is because many parents just did not know about the new requirement. randy: a summer celebration turns into an international rescue. a group of about 1500 americans were taking part in the annual port huron float down. but the winds were so strong, it blew the group into canada. several policing agencies pulled water. they were sent back to michigan in buses. apparently it was a chaotic day with heavy downpours, and rescuers were wondering if people were in the water and everything. let's get back on track in tampa bay. emily: the incredible catch by a rookie in the outfield. we will show you ahead in news to go. then new on the eyeopener at 5:00 -- seeing the world with the family on a budget. it is possible. sneaky ways to save big when you
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randy: it's 4:55. time for your early news to go. emily: police are searching for the man they say violently assaulted a woman in boston's south end. the woman says she was walking near greenwich park and claremont street early monday the man, who was riding a bmx-style bicycle, allegedly threatened the victim with a knife and forced her into a playground where he sexually assaulted her. randy: a lowell woman is dead after she was struck by a pickup truck in a school parking lot. it happened just before 11:30 yesterday morning at the murkland school. police say a driver was pulling
normandin. the driver did stay at the scene. emily: a toddler found unresponsive in a lowell pool is improving, but a three-year-old boy, also pulled out of the water saturday night, remains in critical condition. it happened at a home on freda lane. the circumstances surrounding the incident are still unclear. randy: police now say some of the animals found dead on a westport farm died of starvation. more than 1000 animals were taken from the site earlier this month, and many of them dead, injured, or mistreated. investigators are pouring over evidence found at the farm, including 17,000 photos. no one has been charged. emily: the california judge under fire for the stanford university rape case has recused himself in another key sex assault trial. judge aaron persky was criticized for handing down a light sentence to convicted rapist brock turner. he was scheduled to rule on reducing a child porn conviction in another case, but persky filed a statement with the court, saying some people may doubt that he can be impartial.
soldering work in a mechanical room of the state house's west wing triggered the alarms yesterday. the evacuation lasted about 20 minutes. randy: state senators will be working in new quarters when the new term begins in january. restoration work is underway in their historic chamber. so, lawmakers will meet in the gardner auditorium and another meeting room at the state house. emily: the road in saint pete. david price commanding the mound last night against the rays. he went 8 innings with 8 strike-outs, giving up just two hits and no runs. but the real play of the night came from rookie outfielder andrew benintendi. a pop up to left field, and check out that catch. over the wall. whoa! he him was went with it. -- he almost went over with it.
an illinois baseball player smashes a grand slam and his own windshield. [laughter] randy: oh, boy. emily: brandon thomas knocked the ball out of the park during a playoff game sunday night and was rewarded with the smashed car. he wasn't too worried about it though. thomas says it reminds him of just how hard he hit the ball. [laughter] randy: nice job. emily: i feel like he is looking for the silver lining their. -- there. randy: right into my car. mike: do yoep mike: this morning, it is chilly out there. temperatures in the 50's. we are holding onto a little more heat in the overnight hours. it is a cool start up this morning, and it feels so are fresh and, much different from yesterday morning when it was so muggy out there. look at that sidelight picture -- there is not a cloud to be found anywhere else there. that is the way it will stay all day today. how warm will it get? a little bit of a sea breeze
temperature. winds will be out of the northwest this morning and go southwest this afternoon. at the shoreline we are cooler. the humidity is down. that will make us feel that much nicer. high pressure is on tap right now. tomorrow, it starts to shift its way out onto the ocean, and when it does, you have a relation pattern -- a circulation pattern. the south back over here. it is not here today or tomorrow, but by the time we get to thursday, you will notice the humidity out here and also the cold front out to the west. humidity increases thursday, we make it clouds late in the day. if you feel like fall this morning, you will feel like summer by the time we get to thursday's forecast. that frontal boundary with showers and thunderstorms as we
pleasant conditions right around 80 degrees. we have got dry weather tomorrow, a little bit warmer at 86, and then we see the humidity come up a bit on thursday. we will check traffic at the eyeopener continues this tuesday morning. >> emily: a fixes all at a boston playground. randy: an aspiring none robbed in quincy. what happened when she did not have money. emily: a park ranger accused of spying on women. the telltale sign, a camera in the bathroom. it's on the eye for this tuesday morning. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. randy: also on the eye, stop and smell the sunscreen. giving new meaning to the term baking in the sun. it's ahead on the eye-opener. good morning to you.