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>> from boston's news leader, this is wcvb newscenter 5 at noon. emily: boston police releasing video of a woman they are hoping to identify in connection to the brutal death of another woman in east boston in june. juli mcdonald is live in east boston with those details. juli: detectives want to speak to the woman seen in these images in hopes that she has key information in this murder investigation that has been ongoing since june 15th. this video shows the woman walking down the street looking
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shoulders. -- that goes past hirsch -- brown hair that goes past her shoulders. she turns and looks at something across the street area g is briefly looking across the street before she continues. there has been one arrest in connection with this case. on sunday, july 10 police arrested 16-year-old jose altuve handwrote fernandez of east boston. he was arraigned -- hos jose alondra o'hearn and as of east boston. block alain as was face down bloody having suffered a dramatic injury. if you recognize the young woman in the surveillance video you're asked to call boston police. you can provide information anonymously to boston police by texting the word tip to crime, 274 63.
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also breaking, two people now under arrest in the stabbing death of a teenager in new bedford last night. police say mateo morales was killed and a 22-year-old man and 16-year-old boy with stab loans. luis rafael is inspected in court today charged with accessory to murder after the fact. a 16-year-old boy is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. dozens are homeless after this powerful fire in lawrence flames breaking out in an abandoned building spreading to others. todd kazakiewich is live with new details from that scene. todd: behind me you can see the shell of the building where this fire started. number 29 summer street. there is not much left aside from the white siding. damage to the surrounding building is extensive. the mayor says this fire results from the convergence of
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the mayor says 29 summer street was occupied by homeless people just before these flames lit up the sky early this morning. >> because of the homelessness issue we have somebody using inappropriate space. todd: investigators are working to determine the exact cause of this for alarm fire but this is the effect. heat so intense the siding of a nearby home is melted off. flames jumping to other houses in this narrow neighborhood. loss best yet shall fire building is a complete loss. exposure on the delta side, the right-hand side of the house, only a four inch alleyway. todd: residents of those surrounding buildings, nearly 30 people, evacuated not knowing the fate of the places they call home. >> do you know how extensive the damage to your home is? >> i don't know yet. todd: mayor rivera calls the abandoned house a problem
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hoping to prevent a tragedy like this. now impacting dozens of people. >> trying to figure out our homeless issue here, trying to get places for people to go and when you don't have that -- todd: this is still an active scene as investigators try to determine the origin and cause of this buyer. at least two of the buildings burned a total losses. emil police looking for suspects in the shooting of this 18-year-old in dorchester. family identifies her as dashete mizhari. relatives tell us she was caught in crosshairs. i new hampshire state trooper is expected to plead guilty to assault charges stemming from this violent arrest you prosecutors say this video from
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massachusetts into new hampshire in may. massachusetts state trooper joseph flynn faces charges in that case. the new hampshire woman charged in the overgrowth death -- overdose death of her daughter changes or plea to guilty. jazzmyn rood appeared in connection to the death of 17-year-old eve tarmey last year. rood allegedly knew another man was going to give tommy heroin but left the room. prison when she is sentenced in december. live pictures of boston. sunny, hot and we have oppressive humidity moving in. that brings the potential for storms. cindy: which we could use. that would be good. any rainfall is welcome. cold front way off to the west area and we have some time. i think tomorrow at this point we will have a higher chance of showers and storms coming in. we will take every drop of rain
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from the drop monitor and things really have not changed. deficit still running over seven inches for the year, boston into worcester. the area of extreme drought in the red concentrated around boston up to the north shore, southern new hampshire. the severe drought has expanded slightly. i about 8%. -- by about 8%. the draft continues. no relief insight. not hopeful that those within but more humidity on the southwesterly wind. humidity has come up. this red color, that is the oppressive humidity and that starts to work in overnight and we are going to feel it tomorrow. gusty breeze today really pushed with temperatures up. most spots above 80 degrees. 85 in boston.
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already mid 80's for the merrimack valley. nearing 90 degrees up this way this afternoon. a warm afternoon with many spots up near the 90 degree mark. will let you know when the heat eases, coming up. emily: hope among the devastation. a 10-year-old girl pulled from the rubble alive after that powerful earthquake in italy. the death toll doubled to 241. aftershocks have bee one so strong it caused buildings to collapse. >> this video of an aftershock in the town of our much weekday -- the town of on the tree k -- still trapped underneath tons of debris. this man, lucky to be alive. >> i could only remember that i could not breathe. i call for help. i was gasping and i thought i was dead.
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exclusive video. a line between the new town warehouses remain untouched and the old city were three quarters of the town flattened. beyond the destruction, a glimmer of hope. cheers of joy when 10-year-old julia was rescued from underneath the rubble. this little boy, another child who survived the tremors. firefighters asking for silence as they listen for those trapped. the race against missing. >> we worked through the night. we have 30 dogs calming the rubble to find anyone who still alive. ray: picturesque mountain towns smashed to pieces. the clock tower the only historical landmark still standing. cars destroyed. streets littered with concrete. authorities say search efforts will continue for the next
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officers are in day 2 of body camera training. 100 officers across the city are strapped with the cameras for the training session. it selected at random after none volunteered to be part of the training. mayor walsh says there is still a lot of work to do with the cameras. officers he spoke with were concerned about the unknown and he says they had a lot of questions. >> a situation where they have a camera on, aer the witness does not want to be at the divide so there are a lot of those questions that have to be answered. emily: the police union promised to fight same participation in the training had to be voluntary. a third-party selected the officers. the full program is set to roll out next month. donald trump is in new hampshire today. he will hold a rally in manchester within the hour one day after calling hillary
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expected to fire back in a speech outlining how trump's candidacy has embraced extremism. lana: donald trump is reaching out to minority voters meeting with african-american leaders today. >> we have great relationships and the numbers are going up with the african-american community rapidly. lana: trump is pivoting on immigration in a major shift. trump says he will provide an opportunity for legalization for millions of immigrants in the u.s. illegally. best work with them and let them stay? lana: a position that may not sit well with a core group of supporters. >> if you ask any trump voter the only issue that links them together is his immigration stance. lana: his proposal is strikingly similar to jeb bush's. >> what i'll trump talking about has been called amnesty by
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narrative for the first time branding hillary clinton a racist. >> hillary clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes. lana: clinton firing back on cnn. >> he is taking a hate movement mainstream. lana: planting her counterattack in reno today saying trunk in places -- trump embraces at least one trump spokesperson is disputing that there was a shift. katrina pearson says trump is not changing his position on immigration, just changing his words. emily: tornadoes pummel the midwest ripping off roofs and leveling buildings. the moment of impact captured on camera. gesture of kindness and unity. survivors of the pulse nightclub massacre facing millions of
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weekend and it does come tomorrow. the timeline on scattered showers and thunderstorms plus the latest in the tropics. emily: the maker of the fb pen now vowing to make the drug more affordable after coming under fire for increasing costs nearly 500%. >> the 10:00 news on metv boston with maria stephanos and ben simmoneau, on comcast channel
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narrator: let's put this political promise to the test. ayotte: i've been an independent, strong voice for new hampshire. narrator: then why does kelly ayotte still support donald trump for president? independent minded republicans across america put principle ahead of party and said no to trump. but not kelly ayotte. she says she still supports trump. ayotte: an independent, strong voice... narrator: if she's so independent, why is she still supporting trump? disclaimer: independence
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emily: much needed help for survivors of the nightclub massacre. hospitals in orlando say they will not build patients for expenses which could cost millions. 49 people were killed, 53 others hurt when a gunman opened fire on june 12. health officials are exploring other options like state and federal funds to help patients with ongoing medical costs. massive tornadoes tearing through the midwest. some like this one caught on camera read at least 12 touchdown in indiana destroying
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even severely hurt. overnight tornadoes tearing through the midwest. >> holy cow. emily: storm chasers capturing the moments this twister in kokomo begin to form. you can see the debris slowly circling up. one tornado ticking up speed with winds gusting more than 130 miles per hour. hundreds scrambling for safety including these schoolchildren who huddled covering their heads. >> try to push the door and the wind was blowing so fast i shut the door and it blew my window off. >> our roof got riffed off -- got ripped off. emily: watch as the twister blows down the starbucks like a pile of straw. employees hid in the bathroom for safety, taking it out with only minor injuries. >> a couple of the guys were
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clear. homes in pieces, cars on top of one another and footage treats almost impossible to drive down -- flooded streets almost impossible to drive down. we're talking about hundreds of people displaced. cindy: fortunately there are warnings coming out. people taking them seriously taking cover. between indiana and ohio yesterday 42 reports of tornadoes. not all of those confirmed but quite a lot. those is working toward us for tomorrow. we'll chance of seeing showers and storms, nothing like that coming our way but we will take any rain we could squeeze out of those storms. a chance we get a shower or two. a better chance that we get a couple of showers and a thunderstorm on friday and that's it for rainfall opportunities as we work toward the upcoming weekend. when you go back to june, july and august, since june 1 we have
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we stand in the driest slot with 3.92 inches of rain in boston. if we managed to get rain tomorrow at the system it might knocked us back down into the number two spot but certainly this has been one of if not the driest summer on record in the boston area. still monitoring the tropics and we have a tropical wave we're watching. overnight guest on develops into a hurricane. should stay that way for a couple of days and perhaps reach strengthen as we get to the weekend. by early next week, east of bermuda. it appears the this is not going to bother land areas and then we have a tropical wave. these clouds are tremendous. showers and thunderstorms bringing heavy rain reports of hispaniola, the dominican republic. the area of low
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become -- thinks this may become organized in the next couple of days but appear model guidance is taking whatever this developed into and bringing it toward the southeastern bahamas and florida in the next several days so we will watch this for you to see if it develops into anything more. at minimum to look like a bunch of heavy rain headed toward south florida. in the meantime, mostly sunny skies and a fair amount of clouds. 85 degrees in wind is busy out of the southwest gusting over 20 miles per hour. the wind is helping bring temperatures up coming in off the water for your down here on the cape around falmouth where it's only 79. each of up to cotton, it is 83. we got lots of those showing up in the merrimack valley, lawrence to nashua. it is warm afternoon and humidity has come up.
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couple more degrees. most spots between 85 and 90 away from the south coast. clouds mixing in the notice dry weather through the evening. after sunset when those temperatures fall into the 70's. there are some clouds and showers to the west. there's a front that will trigger our shower and thunderstorm threat tomorrow. more humid air is working in. the oppressive humidity is going to start to work in tonight and that's not going to allow temperatures to drop. mostts to use the air-conditioning. notice we get a few clouds in here this afternoon. showers and storms, fall apart before they move in so it should be dry when you wake up tomorrow morning. temperatures once again going up close to 90 degrees but were going to watch for showers and thunderstorms starting to come in. toward lunchtime, there might be a couple better chance of that toward midafternoon hours. about 2:00 to 4:00 p.m..
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shifting into southeastern massachusetts and once we get toward sunset things should be winding down. once that front clears the area, less humid air, sunshine and more comfortable temperatures moving in for the weekend. last weekend of august. emily: i can't believe it. for the first time american top dr. is reaching out to all doctors about the opioid epidemic. the surgeon general sending a letter asking for help to solve the health crisis. 165,000 people nationwide died of overdoses involving pain medication and the numbers are staggering here in the bay state . the surgeon general is urging doctors to try other pain relief options before prescribing opioids to combat the problem. the company under fire for increasing the cost of the epipen by more than 450% says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by up to half.
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from $100 in 2007. a new savings card will help cover up to $300. the company is doubling eligibility for its patient
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narrator: funded by kelly ayotte's special interests backers, the ads attacking maggie hassan on the heroin crisis have been called "despicable," "a vile smear," and "trash." the truth... david dubois: maggie hassan has been hands-on working with local police and community organizations. narrator: working across the aisle to secure millions in emergency funding for treatment and recovery. susan mckeown: maggie hassan. mark mitchell: to governor hassan, i know this is about people and families. mckeown: she's putting the families of new hampshire first. i'm maggie hassan
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? emily: wheeling on the saxophone. marty phillips at a barbecue earlier this week. his band off label was performing when they were told about marty's talent. they invited him to perform and he no doubt impressed the crowd. enjoy that with the rest of your day. >> an editorial by channel 5 president and general manager bill fine. bill: blockbuster, xerox, polaroid, world-class companies that failed to adapt to emerging technology. disruptive technology like the smart phone and innovative competitors netflix took them down. you can easily name dozens more suffering similar fates. we envision a whole sector that could soon be added to the list, the taxi industry. it does not take a fortuneteller to see the end of traditional
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lyft are a bargain compared to the cost of regular cabs and consumer friendly easily hailed from your smart phone. massachusetts signed into law provisions that will help level the playing field by imposing new regulations on these ride healing services. established requirements for inspections and insurance are smart and even endorsed by these new services. the new law clears the way for uber and l yft to make pickups at logan, pending approval. a $.20 per ride surcharge will and nickel of which will go toward the funds earmarked for job training and innovation for taxi and livery companies. while the amounts are small it is a matter of principle. the state is requiring innovative companies to pay to help their competitors become innovative. money coming out of users pockets. that is an expense and operating
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should have adopted years ago. state regulation that protects consumer safety is solid public policy but we hope lawmakers will resist underwriting entrenched -- at the extensive consumers. the public should not be required to fund the complacent who do not adapt and only seek
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>> this show has a long history of working with great charities, and we're continuing that tradition all week, raising money for shriners hospitals for children, so stick around because it's time to play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] ? ? hello, everybody. i'm chris harrison. welcome to the show. all this week we're working with a truly fantastic charity that has transformed the lives of more than a million kids with its innovative pediatric care, and they do it all regardless of the families' ability to pay. this week, every time a contestant reaches that $50,000 threshold, we'll be writing shriners hospitals for children a check for $10,000. [cheers and applause] plus, at the end of the week,


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