tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC November 1, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EDT
emily: good morning, it's tuesday, november first. i'm emily riemer. randy: i'm randy price. stories we're following on the eyeopener right now, a child is seriously hurt after an apparent hit and run in lowell. what witnesses say the driver did before she took off. >> it's everybody's worst you think oh, my god. i don't think i could survive. emily: a mother's heartbreak after the death of her teenage son. the new punishment the suspect could be facing. randy: new revelations just one week before election day. the tax documents released on donald trump. and his focus on hillary clinton eebs new email investigation. emily: we'll get you to those stories but first a look at the
cindy: 36 in boston now. the wind under 10 miles per hour. not as much wind as we have been dealing with. 27 in norwood. new bedford at 21. temperatures near freezing on the cape. a little bit of cloud cover snuck in off the ocean. outside of that high pressure overhead. skies mainly clear. a lot of sunshine in temperatures coming up very slowly. sunrise at 7:18. by lunchtime in the upper 40's. below average temperatures. lower 50's on average. a high of 52 in town. cooler than average this time of year but we have a warmup coming up. let's get you out to the roads this morning. good morning, olessa. olessa: good morning.
some road work clearing on 93 knot by route 24. construction on 128. both directions. that will be done the next 20-25 minutes. if you're traveling north, no problems. expecting trains and buses to run on time. randy: right now, a 4-year-old boy is recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a car, while trick-or-treating in lowell. olessa: witnesses saying the driver initially stopped but then left. >> this all happened as families were enjoying halloween. the little boy suffered a serious cut to his head. he was taken to a boston hospital but is expected to
his parents and siblings were with him at the time. but the driver behind the car involved says the woman must have never seen him coming. the driver behind the car said the woman must never have seen him coming. >> the kid was so little that the car in front of me i don't think saw the kid run in front. because my headlights were shining forward, i could see the kid underneath the car. >> taken into custody for questioning. no word yet if she's been arrested. detectives do not believe speed was a factor but want to know why that driver left. randy: thank you. breaking overnight, two children and an adult are dead after a collision between a hayride and a vehicle in mississippi. the victims, who are all related, were riding on the flat-bed trailer last night while celebrating halloween. several others were hurt some
injuries. olessa: right now a new bedford police sergeant is suffering serious injuries after he was hit by a dirt bike. nine people were arrested after police say the group was riding dirt bikes through the city, posing a hazard to kids trick-or-treating. during the arrests sergeant candido trinidad was run over. he was taken to a rhode island hospital. the suspects will be arraigned sometime today. randy: election day now just one week away, and this morning a new the eyeopener's erika tarantal is here with the new claim. reporter: good morning to you. this morning, the new york times says it has new tax documents showing donald trump used a quote legally dubious maneuver to avoid paying tens of millions in taxes in the 1990's. the paper says what trump did was later outlawed and his own tax lawyers warned him against it. but it does not appear trump did anything illegal. his campaign not responding this morning. speaking last night in michigan trump focusing on hillary
>> how can hillary manage this country when she can't even manage her email? >> if they want to look at some more emails of one of my staffers, by all means, go ahead, look at them. i know they will reach the same conclusion that they reached when they looked at my emails last year. right? reporter: today clinton has three events in florida and bernie sanders will stump for her in new hampshire. trump will be in pennsylvania before joining running mate governor mike pence for a rally in wisconsin. emily? olessa: thank you. right now, a transit strike is underway that could impact next week's election day in a battleground state. nearly 5,000 transit workers in philadelphia, pennsylvania are on strike, unable to reach a contract agreement with the state's transportation system. the strike shuts down the services that provide roughly 900,000 rides daily. city leaders may have a hard time -- or they worry they could
voting locations if an agreement is not reached by next tuesday. randy: about a dozen protesters will head to court after a demonstration outside a canton school. sky 5 over the judge rotenberg center as protesters blocked the entrance last night. the center is a special needs day and residential school the only one in the country that still uses controversial electro-shock therapy on students. protesters want that to stop. they were summonsed to court on trespassing charges. 5 investigates recently reported that a civil lawsuit that could end the shock treatment a judge. no comment from the center. >> in an instant, your life changes. olessa: a mother's heartbreak after the beating death of her 15-year-old son. right now, charges could be upgraded against the teen accused of doing it. prosecutors say 18-year-old joseph zagarella bragged about beating the tewksbury teen at the underage drinking party in lowell friday night. the alleged attack, provoked when ethan costello stumbled
slammed costello's head into cement. friends drove him to the hospital, but he died monday morning. >> hug your babies. you know? just every day. try to get them to be careful. olessa: the suspect's family believes others were involved in the assault, not just zagarella. he's held on $10,000 bail, pleading not guilty to assault anba randy: soccer players at harvard fighting back against sexism. their response to a lewd report about them. toll booth demolition continues this morning along the massachusetts turnpike. why today's commute could prove more of a challenge. olessa: the students who came together to build him one fantastic costume.
fred: kelly ayotte sold us out. britt: with kelly ayotte, it's all politics. joanne: she's not looking out for new
hampshire anymore. vo: senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. every time a new charter opens, it takes money away from the regular public schools from students like mine. massachusetts schools already lose 400 million a year to
we've got to stop taking from the 96 percent of kids who don't attend a charter school. if you believe every child deserves a great public education, vote no on question two. randy: it's a halloween he'll never forget. and this little boy has some local high school students to thank. 12-year-old tyler plotkin was born with epilepsy. olessa: through the years he's had nearly 30 surgeries, 26 on his head. confined to a wheelchair, his parents have gotten creative over the years, but this halloween, they needed some help. and they got it from juniors at nashoba valley technical high school. they converted a power wheels escalade into a remote-controlled tank. >> just to hear them giggling and laughing and just as we were about to park it and say we were
fun. it melts your heart to hear that. he doesn't have a lot of words or sayings. when he says something, you know he truly means it. that is the best. olessa: the project took three months to complete. i think he should just keep it like that year-round. still ahead, calls for a boycott against chobani yogurt. backlash the this morning. an elderly woman trapped in a burning car. every time a new charter opens, it takes money away from the regular public schools from students like mine.
what's kelly ayotte costing you? you're paying more for prescription medicines. kelly ayotte blocked lower cost generic drugs.
you're paying high interest rates on college loans. and you're paying higher bank fees while ayotte voted for special breaks to wall street executives. kelly ayotte. she's siding with corporate special interests and that's costing you.
four inches of rain and yes, we do on average see just over an inch of snowfall in november in boston. let's talk about the rain, though. october going down in the books it is a wettest nopt nearly two years. we haven't had a wetter month since december of 2014. dry out there today and tomorrow. our chance of rain this week cops in on thursday and mostly during the afternoon into the evening. a couple of patches of fog here and there. not doing much with the visibility on a wide level. we have readings running in the 20's in the north shore. look at orange down to 24. freezing in worcester. freezing plymouth. boston mid 30's. cold stuff this morning for sure. a little bit of cloud cover hugging the coast.
feature mostly sunny skies. a strip of showers out ahead of this system goes to our north on wednesday. we'll wait for this cold front to bring in showers as we head to later thursday. temperatures 64 in chicago now. 67 in st. louis. as that front approaches it is going to bring in these warmer temperatures. there is a nice warm-up coming. before lunchtime winds turning onshore. another cooler than average day today. a lot of sunshine today. skies mainly clear into this evening and during the overnight hours, look what happens. we start to bring in some moisture in the form of clouds. we get some clouds, going to mostly be in the 40's as you're stepping out tomorrow morning. not as cold to want and tomorrow we are up in the mid 60's as
showers holding off until later thursday. we're starting out dry thursday morning. we can time that out for you. temperatures in the upper 60's perhaps flirting with 70. by lunchtime likely showers working north of the pike. they start to close in on the boston area. for the eastern commute, could be some showers around. maybe a fewum temperatures go from 70's on thursday to 40's on the weekend. olessa: so far it is a quiet start on the roads. a live look at the zakim bridge. let's go to the maps. so far no major issues. just a bit of construction. that will be clearing shortly,
if you're traveling the pike so far so good this morning. if you're traveling north of town, 93 so far looks gooed. no problems with the trains and buses. expecting them to start the morning on schedule. emily: this morning could be the first real test for the changes on the mass pike. randy: demolition of the tolls continuing right now. the eyeopener's doug meehan live in weston with what you need to know. reporter: good morning. the commuters are moving right along. everything is pretty good at this hour. yesterday not into the halloween nightmare many drivers thought it was going to be. massdot saying there was a 6% reduction in travel yesterday possibly because of people taking halloween off. massdot was concerned the new traffic patterns and the demolition of the old toll plazzas would cause massive traffic jams.
the 23 toll locations were either demolished or in the process of being taken down. massdot advises drivers to consider an earlier start, if the mass pike is part of your commute. yesterday wasn't the real test apparently. maybe today will be. emily: doug, thank you. new this morning, backlash from the harvard university soccer players at the center of a sexually explicit so-called scouting report. the 2012 report was recently released and appeared to be an annual tradition for the men's soccer team. players would rate new recruits of the women's team on a lewd scale. the six female recruits subject to the 2012 report penned an op-ed to the harvard crimson saying in part, the sad reality is that we have come to expect this kind of behavior from so many men, that it is so normal to us. they say they're embarrassed and
blatant sexism. randy: your economy this tuesday. banking giant wells fargo pays up again following a racketeering lawsuit. the company agreed to pay a $50 million settlement. the lawsuit accuses the bank of overcharging homeowners for appraisal fees. a spokesperson says the company did nothing wrong, but wants to avoid the litigation process. the settlement follows a major scandal where employees opened fake accounts to boost sales numbers. a new hurdle for this skyscaper plan in boston. build a 750-foot tower at the defunct winthrop square garage. but it would cast long shadows over the boston common for more than an hour per day violating state law. mayor walsh's administration wants to tweak the shadow laws but opponents say that could encourage construction that darkens historic, public spaces. a check of the markets, asian shares were mostly higher overnight lifted by a strong manufacturing report from china.
now here are higher. investors are awaiting september's international trade report due out friday. emily: your trending stories this morning, the c.e.o. of chobani yogurt is facing criticism after employing more than 300 refugees at his factories. the founder and owner a turkish immigrant himself started a foundation to help migrants and refugees after witnessing the crisis first hand in greece. now he's receiving death threats on social media for his employment of migrants. some people are even cal f a boycott of the yogurt. randy: forget the brooms this halloween. these witches rode off on bicycles, and it was all for charity. this halloween run taking place in florida to raise money for the children's volunteer health network. as you can see, they were in good spirits brewing up trouble. emily: a special announcement on a flight from australia to the u.s.. take a look,
attention, anna, will you marry me? emily: oh, a romantic proposal mid-air. a quantas pilot popped the question over the p.a. system, then greeted his girlfriend with a bouquet of flowers. no surprise she said yes. looks like she is in first class. randy: i was going to say he is already helping it a lot. emily: easing the wa the obamas celebrate one final halloween at the white house. and they showed off some dance randy: moves. that's ahead in news to go. then new on the eyeopener at 5:00: using your dna to get fit faster. that's the promise but do new kits really pay off?
she was tracked down by police, and taken into custody for questioning. the boy suffered a serious head injury, but is expected to survive. emily: breaking overnight, two children and an adult are dead after a collision between a flat-bed trailer and a vehicle in mississippi. the victims who are all related were riding on the trailer last night when it happened. several others were hurt some with life-threatening injuries. no word on a cause this morning. dramatic new video in overnight, as police rescue a woman from a burning car in new mexico. santa fe police say the 87-year-old ma yesterday. she didn't realize until a police officer yelled for her to get out of the car, and eventually pulled her to safety. the woman was checked out, and is doing ok. randy: the fourth firefighter hurt in this crash in boston is now out of the hospital. those firefighters were heading to a call when their truck slammed into an suv yesterday. the fire department says the suv pulled into the path of engine 7
this is in boston. the impact set off a chain reaction 11 cars damaged. the fire department says the suv driver was hurt but is expected to survive. new details in an alleged emily: attempted kidnapping in londonderry, new hampshire, involving this man. court documents show family members say 22-year-old victor rosario is in an unhealthy mental state, and that they're concerned for the safety of his girlfriend. the pair had broken up the day rosario allegedly stormed into her work, and forcibly took her away. they were tracked to worcester. bail. randy: cnn is cutting ties with commentator and interim democratic national committee chair donna brazile. the network accepted brazile's resignation after hacked emails show she tipped off clinton's campaign to more proposed primary debate questions. cnn denied any involvement, saying they never gave brazile
? this is thriller ? emily: getting into the spirit. president obama and first lady michelle dancing to michael jackson's thriller last night at their final halloween at the white house. more than 4,000 people came by for trick-or-treat most of them students from local schools and children from military families. they have got the moves. randy: yeah, they do. i wonder if they gave out greatt emily: like the entire candy bar. we have to get an invite. cindy: at my house it is take two or three. if you put them together. speaking of trick or treating last night, it was chilly. look at the differences in the temperatures as you're heading out the door now. it is colder by nearly 20 degrees in some spots. so a chilly start. today is going to be a cool day.
high temperature here on november 1 in the mid 50's. look at the warmup coming midweek wednesday into thursday. mid to upper 60's. the system that is going to bring in the warmth is also going to bring in some rain. this cold fronts to the west will eventually bring in some showers. we have high pressure overhead this morning. it is mainly clear but a cool look at these high temperatures. lower 50's in boston. notice new york, philly, d.c. all running either side of 60 degrees. you can see in the middle of the country, chicago mid 70's today. that is warmth coming in our direction. this front will press toward us later thursday. and at that time showers and a rumble of thunder thursday
cooler this weekend. chilly weekend and don't forget we turn the clocks back one hour this weekend. emily: right now, a hit and run driver, accused of making an unusual move. what police say a woman did, before leaving the scene. randy: a new bedford police theater. how police say efforts to protect trick or treaters, went wrong. emily: big issues for both candidates, just a week before election day. on the eye for this tuesday morning. randy: now at 5:00 a.m.. we're keeping an eye on the massachusetts turnpike. i'm randy price. emily: i'm emily reimer. randy: olessa is watching for