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mass evacuation as the powerful storm turns toward the united states. the new potentially devastating track just released this morning, and travel troubles happening right now at logan airport. >> sara: this morning we learned that local doctor was hit and killed while riding his bike to work. the investigation underway at the dangerous intersection and the calls for change. >> michael: students with mrsa. >> gene: helping with peanut allergies and could help the potentially deadly condition. >> gene: thank you for joining us for. i'm gene lavanchy. >> daniel:. >> sara: i'm sara underwood.
some places but the sun will be back at lunchtime, out in the studio right now or outside the studio and right now it looks like hurricane matthew will not reach new england. fox25 sarah wroblewski in the stormtracker weather center with the look at latest track. >> suppressed to the south and going to impact parts of the u.s. and happen as early as this evening and pushing to the bahamas as major hurricane category three with wind speeds of 125 miles per hour expecting to intense filater on today to a category four storm as it nears the florida coast and continues to just right along the coast through the weekend gradually weakening and a lot of damage as expected. come up what i expect the next few minutes. headed out right now, mainly few clouds, out the there, temperature in the 30s and 40s and do warm up today and get warmer for the friday. i will show what you to expect coming up. let's get check of traffic.
there, julie. >> julie: yes. earlier accident on pike eastbound by the weston state police barracks. look at the triple digit drive time, two hours and 20 minutes. i can tell you the accident has cleared. within the last five minutes it has been cleared out. however, the damage is done. those delays strepping all the way back just about to 495. if you live on the other side of 128, your fine on the pike. you're sailing. otherwise i would avoid it. hopping on route 9 t around it and that's creating delays as well. so if you must take the pike budget right now for at least an hour and a half of extra drive time but it is in the process of clearing. things a little bit slow on the expressway around morrissey boulevard and back to those live drive times. hey, we just gained four minutes on the pike eastbound, so making a little bit of progress in 15-mile stretch. back to you. >> gene: mass evacuations are underway in the southeast coast of the united states.
showing hurricane matthew is gaining strength. >> sara: millions of people in florida, georgia and carolines. 26 people are dead from the storm and majority of home in the southern part of haiti have been damaged. people are stocking up before it hits. highways packed with many trying to >> catherine: last flight on
we are at terminal b for terminal for american airlines. pretty subdued right now not whole lot going on. that's because hundreds of flights from across the nation have already been canceled and keeping a close eye on website flightaware.com to get the real-time numbers for you. i can tell you that 80% of flights headed to fort lauderdale nationwide are canceled and same going to palm beach and 37 heading to orlando. flights into and out of the haiti have also been impacted and all of this because hurricane matthew which is a category three storm right now. here at logan airport the boarded american airlines shows the flights to miami after 6:30 this morning are canceled. we did speak with one family on the 6:30 flight. their family member changed them from 3:00 p.m. flight after seeing the forecast. >> my dad is getting married and he wants us to come. >> we are excited.
keys so hoping once get to miami we can get to the keys. >> catherine: they are bound for miami right now and it has announced limited departures for miami, palm beach today. all arrivals will be canceled and after 5:30 also canceled and other airlines they might waive change fees after this. live in logan airport, catherine parrotta, fox 23 news. >> daniel: >> sara: stay with fox25 news. another advisory at 8:00 a.m. sara will be watching for that and keep up-to-date all day long with the news and weather apps. >> gene: cleaning crews scrubbing down a local high school where self students diagnosed with super bug mrsa.
infection can be easily spread, especially among athletes. good morning. >> michael: westford academy the town's public high school and school official are taking advantage of the scheduling and putting more cleaning crews in here later on today to disinfect certain parts of the school after that diagnosis of mrsa in some students. now, in a letter these school officials did seem to suggest that student athletes are among those who were infected with the saying, quote, westford academy disinfect. coach are reviewing athletes signs and symptoms as well as methods to prevent staph infections. infectious disease specialist at mass generalist spoke with fox25 by phone. >> lots of physical exact gives you opportunities for skin-to-skin contact and
abrasion can get inside and cause the infection. >> michael: no word on how serious they are and left untreated mrsa can be fatal otherwise in unhealthy person but there are treatments available, so anyone in the westford community that's experiencing such skin infection symptoms should go to doctor right away. live in westford, i'm michael henrich, fox25 news. killed by a tractor-trailer in porter square is local doctor. the crash was breaking on morning news after 8:00 yesterday. 60-year-old bernard levin died. the driver of the truck remained at the scene. no charges have been filed. cyclist in the area say the intersection is very dangerous and changes need to be made. >> i would like to swap out the
>> sara: between 2005 and 2014 there were 141 bicycle crashes at the intersection. 95 of those cyclists were hurt. none were killed. >> gene: prosecutors say one of the men who started shootout with police held a gun to the head of undercover trooper and threatened to kill him. the details played out the in court yesterday. prosecutors said eric rosado-gonzalez and luis colon met three different times with undercover police and sold t heroin. during the latest drug deal they offered to sell the is iter's guns. state troopers met up with the deal and suspects pulled guns on the officers and tried to rob them. several shots were fired but no one was hurt and bail was set at half million dollars each. >> sara: brookline firefighter made allegations of racism in the department is now off the job. the board of selectmen voted to terminate firefighter gerald allston at hearing yesterday.
into a voice mail left for allston by a superior officer. on the message the officer uses racially offensive phrase. allston was also part of civil lawsuit filed by six town employees which alleged incidents of racism and racial bias. but town leaders say allston was fired because of two statements that he made about workplace violence. >> if i was a threat, one person i worked felt anything. >> the town also claims that allston refused to submit to psychiatric treatment and random drug screenings and complete copies of some documents used in the case and only received partial records. >> gene: second season starts tonight. red sox play against indians game one. rick porcello will get start. trevor bower takes the mound for
live in cleveland and we will have highlights tomorrow right here on fox25 news starting at 4:00 a.m. so far the post season has been fantastic. wild card game last night and look at curtis granderson in center field. tracks this fall makes a great catch as crashes into the wall and kept the game scoreless. conner gillespie 3-run home run and breaks the scoreless tie and those are the only runs of the madison baumgartner complete shutout as continues the post season dominants. giants move on to face the cubs at nlds. >> julie: back to breaking traffic news and very refreshing and good news. we are now down to 77 minutes. that's about an hour and 17 minutes for 15-mile stretch and that is much better than two and a half hour drive time we were seeing earlier on the pike
tolls. sarah. >> sarah: places like portsmouth so take it easy, we got fog, should be lifting and with some sunshine boosting temperature from the chilly 30s and 40s. we will have details ahead. >> gene: cubs-giants and nlds. dog gets loose and terrorizes a local neighborhood. biting rampage that left four people >> tollbooth come down the end of the month and sensors will be tracking every move. gathering without the permission.
pursuit. pelham police officer adam thistle tried to stop 22-year-old justin zoam for running red line around 3:30 yesterday morning. video shows the car reaching speeds 80 miles per hour before the car crashed in windham, new hampshire. officer thistle taking no chances when he walked up to the car and ordered him to the ground and police say he was fortunate he didn't else. >> hands up, get on the ground. hands up, do not move. >> he was drunk and driving on suspended license and no one else was hurt.
>> gene: team of troopers to seize single marijuana plant from her garden and arthritis and glaucoma and help to use the drug to help her sleep. they did conduct the operation and seize marijuana plants growing in plain view. property owners were not charged if they allowed troopers to sees the drug without getting warrant. 44 plants overall were confiscated. >> back to the breaking traffic news and drive time on the pike and get to those in a moment and get back out to live pictures. check out red car. almost perpendicular to the rest of the traffic. not the issue on the pike and 128 northbound at 93 and it is amazing how the cars are really cutting cutting it really close so please if heading in that direction, give the car some space, few crews on scene
eastbound accident has cleared delays linger but not nearly as severe as they were and as we zoom in things slower on route 9 right now but recommend route 9 over the pike because those delays still stretch for quite awhile. about an hour and 20 minutes on the pike for that 15 minute stretch. half hour on the expressway. back to you. >> gene: 7:18 on fox25 morning news. all eyes down in the southeastern part of the coun here. >> sara: that's right. look at florida map. wow, sarah. >> sarah: i know. so many watches and warnings right now the and get to where they need to be by this evening and continuing good 12 hours and eastern the western coast and
the and slight chance and forward motion and westward motion and see impacts before greater area. currently category three storm and 25 miles per hour and did strengthen overnight, moving northwest ward and expected to stretch into a category four storm as we head into the afternoon and by this evening approaching eastern coast and national hurricane center and begin to weaken as just brushes the southeast coast of georgia and carolinas and looks as though we will have to watch early next week and loop de loop and head back south and take in house model and show you what it looks like on our future cast here because sure enough, it does bring the storm right into florida overnight tonight and
along the eastern coast and slight adjustment seeing impact and wreaking havoc eastern coast of florida and moving in at 2:30 in the morning, 2:30 in the afternoon tomorrow, still near daytona beach and good 12 hours for the eastern coast of florida. watching this cold front out to the west though because this is the cull april that's going to keep the track of this storm further east high pressure to the area today providing dry conditions and front well to the west. as it does push eastward, risk of few showers as we head into the weekend and 30s and 40s and headed into the 70s inland, a little bit cooler at the coast today. once again it is going to be another cool night tonight. tomorrow we do better and mid-70s away from the coast and saturday increase clouds,
cooling off the second half of the weekend and columbus day looking dry and cool right now. there's latest look at the forecast. >> sara: showed you piles of trash and coming up worse than it looks. eye popping price to pick all the damage. biggest mall and message to i just want what's best for my kids. when i hear arguments that
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stolen like google wallet and pay pal. >> sara: if you like shopping after carving the turkey do not plan on going to mall of america. minnesota mall will be closed on thanksgiving so more than 12,000 workers can spend the day with the family. this is the first time the mall shut down for the holiday and reopen at 5:00 a.m. for black friday and good for them. family first, then shopping sara. >> sarah: grab the sweatshirt and this morning 70s away from the coast and more 70s away from the forecast before the risk of reason. i will show you when that arrives coming up. >> gene: marine looking forward to new life with his fiance after stepping on iud. >> at least now i have a fighting chance to pursue my dreams and doing stuff wasn't
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outside. >> gene: warm up nicely. >> sarah: get cool mornings and frosty mornings and mild afternoons and that's headed the way the next couple of days and via twitter and send in pictures, i love to really show what's happening because sure enough visibility down to quarter of mile in places norwood and reduced visibility through the connecticut river valley and that's where temperatures are in the 30s and 40s at this hour, 33 in londonderry, new hampshire, 38 in lexington, 39 in natick and it is in the 30s in mansfield and brockton right now. still very chilly 40s and 50s for parts of the cape. grab that jacket and day planner goes like this. we do see sunshine boost temperature into the 60s by the lunch hour and into the
tracking the tropics. hurricane matthew a major hurricane and latest track coming up in a few minutes. how the roads looking? >> julie: 128 northbound woburn, car perpendicular to the other normal traffic. still there but we have a tow truck on scene getting ready to toe it out of there and that's the site of the accident right now. over to the pike big improvements eastbound as you head from 495. route 9 still slow and people off of route 9 to work way on the earlier accident at weston state police barracks. live drive times and still at hour and 20 minutes and stretch to mass ave, not just to the weston tolls. 24 minutes on the expressway and 128 southbound.
out of matthew's way and out of the caribbean and makes a b line for the southern coast of the united states. >> gene: millions all under evacuation order as storm's impact expected to be felt as early as this afternoon. airlines beginning to cancel flights as storm turns closer to florida. live at logan airport and catherine, still getting on some flights this morning, but those could be the last ones to get out for awhile. >> catheri left flight left hour ago and flights scheduled to go to miami and ones for this morning have been canceled but we did speak with one family that was fortunate to get on the last night. waiting to board 6:30 flight and trip they are excited to take.
atlantic. >> first flight was at three and dad changed it because he is getting married saturday and he wants us to make it to the wedding. >> catherine: 6:30 airlines flight looking to be the last and showing cancellations for others. >> last flight out of here. >> catherine: 3:00 this morning 83% of flights head there had already been canceled according to evacuations have been ordered in palm beach county. by now this family on their way so aren't sure what to expect once they land in sunshine state lurking as unwelcomeed guest. flouts going into miami, 289
even orlando 144 flights that were supposed to go to orlando today have been canceled. that's only supposed to get worse. those three airports for osama bin laden, miami, -- lauderdale, miami, palm beach and hope to resume limited operations by about 8:00 tomorrow morning. for now here at logan airport, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: less national hurricane center and find out if the storm is strengthening, updates to the path and if you can't get the latest updates by watching us, also get that on news and weather app and check out fox25boston.com. >> sara: dog got loose and bit four people and live at the animal shelter where a lot of
jess. >> jessica: a lot of people pretty upset about this. dog quarantined by policy and bit four people in one day and hearing going to be held to determine he would be put down. arm scratched up after white hucky leo attacked him early wednesday morning. started when went outside >> when approached him he kind of latched on. >> jessica: leo attacked three other people, including firefighter, animal control officer and a 75-year-old woman. all three had to go to the hospital. leo was eventually caught and as always the case when dog bites someone, under quarantine for ten days. owners recently cited for not having leo properly licensed. he was eventually licensed last
no action will be taken with dog that bit four people after thorough investigation is completed that would review. as for that dog's owner we know they live here in brockton and crews tried to reach out to them and at this point they had no comment about this. jessica reyes, fox25 news >> gene: aaron hernandez was in court yesterday for status conference and scheduled to go on trial in february to the murder of two men outside a boston nightclub. the defense attorney asked the judge to exclude the descriptions rather of the shooter from two witnesses. prosecutors say the witnesses were in a car that hernandez shot at but his attorney says descriptions have changed over time and are unreliable.
about the ousted gloucester police chief want to talk to the district attorney. the attorney pushing for criminal case against leonard campanula. he erased text messages. one of the women said she feared for her safety. the chief's attorney called the whole thing a witch hunt. the district attorney's office did not comment. >> sara: mbta recommending cash collection. earlier this year a review found the mbta so-called money room had widespread security flaws. there's even video of a worker taking a nap in back office with money left out in open table. the mbta says the control board should hire the company brinks for five years to handle charlestown operation. >> gene: department of conservation and recreation to
governor baker says that jared retaliated against coworker because her fiance planned to run for office against republican state senator. >> anybody that engages in kinds of activity associated with this investigation or some of the stuff that has been reported on with respect to the misuse of state property and all the rest. we will deal with that and we will deal with it aggressively. >> gene: too long and two resigned after use of state-issued vehicle. >> sara: high school football field after destroyed in weekend festival. the field and track at veterans memorial stadium were damaged beyond repair during the event and drew 8,000 people sunday night and people left behind
artificial turf which makes it impossible for schools to use it again. under the term of the contract for the event, glass objects were supposed to be prohibited. >> gene: today massachusetts drivers see how long it will cost them for toll structure. october twenty eight system will take effect. cars without ez passes will have a picture of license plate taken some cases the new rates may be slightly lower than the current tolls. mass dot says it is going to keep records how fast drivers are going under the new toll sensors. speed data will not be issued tickets and store information for 30 days. mass dot says the numbers will be used for research purposes and they fear it could be tracked for individual drivers and be used against them in court cases. state would be forced to turn
issues a court order. >> julie: 495-hour 15 minutes. >> sarah: temperatures in the 40s for the most part but there are still a few 30s out there, chilly start to the day, milder afternoon and show what you to expect and breaking down weekend chances track of matthew and i will have the latest. >> gene: 7:40 this morning. funeral like we have never seen. superhero send off and little boy shot and killed on school playground. >> sara: plus it could be major game changer.
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>> sara: retired marine has two new arms after a very rare transplant done by boston surgeons and he says the best part is he can now hold the fiance's hand. fox25 daniel miller joins us with this incredible story. >> daniel: it is awesome. he lost his leg and armar -- after stepping on ied when in today. >> at least now i i have a fighting chance at pursuing my dreams. >> daniel: on cusp of new dream and six years ago he was living a nightmare. the marine corps sergeant lost all of his limbs when stepped on explosive device in afghanistan. on this day he has been getting a new chapter. >> would i ever imagine being here? no. i mean i still to this day were telling people about the arm
do that. >> daniel: rare procedure and fourth to have the type of arm transplant performed by doctors at boston hospital joyce realistic where things are headed. >> for years used prosthetics, new arms mean a new learning curve. >> i was right-handed before but with prosthetics was i left-handed so going to be a challenge. >> daniel: a challenge he can't wait to take on and prosthetic hands feel temperature, turn door handles, hold hand of fiance and now mostegger to get back into the kitchen, maybe a little too
>> daniel: arm's donor story has not been made public and gift he gave has made him more humble and grateful. >> i will continue to have a piece of this man with me until the day i die and remember hisselflessness and gift. >> he will head to walter reed medical center to continue the physical therapy as he continues to heal. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 >> gene: answer to peanut allergy. product called arrow light vials and based idea gradually introducing to peanuts to young kids can help them avoid developing allergies later in life and hope to release a product next year that will target more food allergies
target of vandals and felt unwelcome on hanover street. store owners in the area saying frozen yogurt didn't belong in italian paste trees and jill ato and they are negotiating over rent saying the business left three years into ten year lease. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. this is the best i have seen pike looking as far a flow and volume concerned so far this morning. accident has been cleared at weston state police barracks about an hour from now and patching slowing approaching route 9 and speen street in natick. as we shift north, heavy, steady volume on 93 south as you make your way through the cloverleaf through medford and past lynn fells parkway. here are live drive times, 46 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin and an hour on 93,
total on the pike eastbound to mass ave so slight improvement so far this morning. back to you. >> gene: 7:48. pretty nice morning working out here. >> gorgeous, i love looking out the won't in the studio and gorgeous blue skies. >> sarah: slight improvement and areas of fog and skies going to lead beautiful day and chilly out there and expecting mild conditions and bringing in risk of showers for the weekend but at least we are going to be watching matthew tracking it staying to our south. there was indications at one point it would maybe way close to us and looks as like the bulk of the storm will be to the south. we will have to see if any moisture streams ahead of it and this weekend but right now
the jacket, grab the sunglasses because you will need it as you step outside this morning and see temperatures improve as well as clouds and fog lifting and 40s and 50s by 9:00 and by lunch hour we are into the 60s with a few clouds over parts to the cape and winds turn on shore and along the immediate coastline you will have some of the coolest conditions today. well inland locations you're into the 70s. forecast well above average of 65 and upper 60s to middle 70s and sunny and dry this afternoon, all thank to high pressure which is in control and mention cold front and weekend rain chance and front well to the west and pushes eastward and important game there tonight, sure enough. 8:08 and temperature right around 70?, pretty okay and for the day tomorrow, looking at temperatures in the mid-70s. clouds will increase and dry game, dry for us too.
the 70s. not so much sunshine and hurricane matthew category three storm spinning and churning and producing heavy rain as well as strong winds and category four storm as it approaches the eastern coast of florida. that's where we have hurricane warnings in place and preps need to be finished by noon and in place by this evening and we are talking about hurricane conditions arriving later on tonight. tropical storm along the coast through the day tomorrow as the storm expected to track to the north and east. i want to show you 7-day forecast because it does look as though that matthew will stay to the south which means cold front coming through risk of showers late saturday and clear out and dry out for columbus day as temperatures cool into the lower 60s. >> sara: if you're in the market of new island cedar island may be the place for you.
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and big corporate interests wanted. they're spending millions supporting ayotte. kelly ayotte's not working for us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> gene: last week deadly commuter rain trash. one person dead, more than 100 were hurt in speeding barrier and now conductors on all trains going to hoboken will be forced to join the engineer in the cab.
following speed limits and safety regulations and also with trains arriving in new york city. >> sara: six-year-old jacob hall shot and killed last week was remembered by the community yesterday. guest showed up to pay the respect dressed up as favorite heros and jacob dressed in the batman and performance of >> my message to all of us here today is take what we have learned from jacob, let it make you a better husband, a better father, a better brother, better sister, better everything. >> sara: 14-year-old boy is being charged with murder after opening fire at the school. >> gene: prince fans will get
tours today, tomorrow and next friday. the city council says this will let them review public safety issues and traffic concerns before deciding whether or not to let the house operate as a museum. prince died earlier this year at his home. gene: rhode island toy company paying settlement and battle over toy hamster. harris faulkner sued hasbro hamster which was named harris like the host. company denies the claim but settled for undisclosed amount. faulkner says the toy was an insult that damaged her credibility. name a toy after me. have at it. >> sara: me too.
matthew and seeing effects here as well. we will take you to logan airport. >> michael: infectious disease specialist about stopping the spread of mrsa. >> on the ground. >> sara: wild police chase to new hampshire. one thing driver told them after the 5-mile chase. coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, thank you for joining us on thursday morning, october 6th, hope your morning is going well so far, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. here in boston off to another great day with clear skies and temps heading into the 70s but down south as you know, hurricane matthew is heading for florida. fox25 meteorologist sarah wroblewski is in the stormtracker weather center with the latest path of the storm. >> sarah: we got the eye on
clearly right here and outer bands pushing into parts of florida. it is a category three storm with winds of 125 miles per hour and the pressure has dropped since 5:00 a.m. so that to me is telling me that it is intensifying even though perhaps the winds are not as any higher. nonetheless, it is expected to strengthen to category four storm as we head into the afternoon and evening hours as it approaches the eastern coast of florida later on tonight and through the overnight hur the door, this is what you need to know. 30s and 40s, grab a jacketed, areas of fog visibility is improving and as we go on through the day today, sunshine going to boost the temperatures. we will show you what to expect in your town in a few minutes. check of traffic with julie grauert. >> julie: things gone back to normal as far as delays and heavy steady volume and big change from the earlier accident on the pike eastbound and we have an accident on 93 southbound, right before
slightly. route 1 in saugus jampacked. 128 southbound slow going toward 93 and then through the lexington area. pike has really opened up through framingham and the natick area. expressway slow going from the braintree split up through neponset. eastbound 495 to mass ave, hour. 30 minutes on the expressway, hour on 93 south approaching the zakim bridge. back to you. >> gene: right now millions of people are told to evacuate soutas states. >> sara: new models released show hurricane matthew is gaining strength. 26 people are dead from the storm and majority of home in the southern part of haiti has been damaged. in the united states many grocery stores shelves have been emptied as people riding out the storm stock up before it hits. highways are packed with many trying to evacuate. government leaders are urging people to get out now because if they stay they would put the lives of emergency workers in
right now airlines are beginning to cancel flights as the storm turns closer to florida. >> gene: catherine parrotta live at logan airport where we have already seen some cancellations this morning. catherine and final flights to miami at least at that terminal have already made their way south. >> catherine: two american airlines to miami that have been canceled. communities impacted by the storm, they don't want to worry about planes coming and going and hundreds of flights have been canceled to fort lauderdale and miami and numbers speak for themselves. of the flights that were supposed to be flying into some of the destinations, 80% of the flights head to fort lauderdale are canceled, same goes for 59% of flights bound for miami, 73%
37% of those heading toward london. flights to and out of the bahamas and haiti are grounded. all because of hurricane matthew which is a category three storm right now. here at logan the board at american airlines shows flights after 6:30 this morning are canceled and made it to one family that made it on to the 6:30 flight. their family changed from 3:00 p.m. flight after seeing the forecast. autoi my dad is getting married and wants us to come. >> we are excited. once we get to miami we can get to the keys. >> catherine: they will have limited departures from miami, palm beach before noon today and all others have been canceled and arrivals will be canceled and scheduled after 5:30 tonight are canceled. american airlines did say they hope to resume some limited operations by about 8:00 tomorrow morning in fort lauderdale, miami and palm beach and orlando might not happen until saturday morning.
to wave change fees because of the storm. hear much more from that family that you just heard from coming up in half hour. live at logan airport, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: stay with fox25 news all day for the latest updates on hurricane matthew and keep up-to-date with the news and weather app. >> gene: today crews will be scrubbing down local high school after outbreak of mrsa. live outside westford academy where cleaning crews will be working theral michael, good morning. >> michael: good morning. westford academy is the town's public high school and already been scheduled to close for professional development. some teachers have arrived here but otherwise most students are not here today. again, previously scheduled but they will take advantage of that opportunity to continue the disinfecting process in certain areas of the school after some students were diagnosed with mrsa. now, in a letter westford academy officials did write and
infected with the drug resistant version of staph saying, quote, westford academy will continue to disinfect locker rooms, equipment and all coaches reviewing with the athletes the signs and symptoms as well as methods to prevent staph infections, end quote. infectious disease specialist at mass general hospital spoke with fox25 about this issue. >> any support physical contact has opportunities for skin skin-to-n contact and minor cuts and abrasions and that's where the mrsa bacteria can then get inside and cause infection. >> left untreated mrsa can be treated otherwise in healthy person and are treatments available. no word on the severity of the case here at westford academy and if you have any skin infection or the like symptoms, you're encouraged to see a
henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: new at 8:00, union members hold early morning protest to plans to privatize the cash counting and carmen union formed picket line and charlestown this morning. that's place where transit agencies brings all cash collected to vending machines, buss and parking lots. earlier this year a review on covered widespread security flaws. state leaders now want to hire the brink's security company to manage the money. union cost dozens of workers their jobs. >> privatization does not work, a lot of examples at mbta where privatization has failed and cost the riders more money. >> gene: mbta tells fox25 there's no logical reason for transit system in the cash handling business and offered jobs as bus and train operators.
tractor-trailer that killed a man. 60-year-old-year-old bernard levin. the drive of the truck remained at the scene and no charge have been filed. sara: this is the second deadly bike crash this year. amanda phillips killed in inman square and driver of parked car opened door forcing her into the path of landscaping truck. before these had three deadly bike crashes in the last 15 years. >> gene: eric rosado-gonzalez and luis colon met three different times with undercover police and sold them heroin. during the latest drug deal they offered to soul the officers guns. on tuesday two undercover state troopers met up with the men for the deal.
officers and tried to rob them. several shots were fired, no one was hurt, their bail was set at half million dollars each. >> sara: brookline firefighter made allegations in the department now off the job. the board of selectmen voted to terminate firefighter gerald austin at hearing yesterday. many -- in may voice mail left for superior officer. on the message the officer uses a racially offensive phrase. allston lawsuit filed by six town employees which alleged incidents of racism and racial bias. the town leaders say allston was fired because of statements he made about workplace violence.
drug screenings and complete copies of some documents used in this case and only received partial records. >> sara: life is returning to normal down at foxborough. tom brady's back on the practice field in gronk feeling pretty good about that. >> like any other week. top back at quarterback, baby. >> sara: he practiceed and preparing to face the browns in cleveland on sunday.
weather together every ten minutes. 93 southbound just under an hour as you head from 495 in andover to the zakim bridge. sarah? >> sarah: expecting to see temperatures in 30s and 40s and jump up in the afternoon with bright sunshine and show you what to expect plus the latest track of matthew just a few minutes >> >> gene: natalie portman's transformation into jackie o. >> sara: man with knife rushes into a oklahoma store. how the victims coworkers were
special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education.
>> sara: man blew through traffic lights and what the man said to police when he caught up with him. >> new hampshire police leading them on 5-mile chase and pelham tried to stop for running red light around 3:30 yesterday morning. as you could see in the video, shows car reaching speeds of more than taking no chances and ordered them to the ground and he was fortunate he didn't hurt anyone else. >> turn away from me, handouts. get on the ground. handouts. do not move. >> one on the ground claiming nobody else on the car. >> daniel: police say he was
hudson, new hampshire man faces a number of charges including aggravated dwi. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: 81-year-old woman says helicopter was flown over house and single marijuana plant from her garden. she has arthritis and glaucoma and hope to use the drug to make her sleep and drug operation in amherst last month. th marijuana plants growing in plain view. property owner were not charged if they allowed troopers to seize the drugs without getting a warrant. total of 44 plants were confiscated. nantucket police busted heroin operation on back of cab. and several drug-related charges after lengthy investigation revealed and out of taxicab and searched home and car and they found more than 100 bags of
cash. just last month nantucket police reported six overdoses on the island in a week. they say heroin had been laced with more potent drug fentanyl. >> sara: man with knife rushes into oklahoma store and starts attacking employees. you could see the man wrestling with one of the workers and seconds later others jump in and push him aside. the knife is still in the workers forced outside of the store where quickly arrested. he has been harassing for weeks and don't know why. >> julie: 8:16, south of the pike volume concentrated 128 southbound as you make your way up to braintree split and then the expressway from the braintree split up through neponset. as we shift north steady heavy volume route 1 approaching the tobin bridge.
continuing through medford and into somerville. here is live look at route 1 in saugus. don't expect the volume to open up for another 45 minutes or so. over to those live drive times, hour on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 35 minutes on the expressway and about an hour on 93 south from andover down to the zakim bridge sara and gene, back to you. >> gene: 8:18, pretty big >> sara: talking about hurricane matthew for a few days now. sarah, it has been ten years since hurricane hit the u.s. >> sarah: 2005 william category three across florida and watching track matthew very closely and track parallel to the coast and some of them showing landfall as we head into later tonight into early tomorrow for the eastern coast of florida. it is currently a category three
hour as 8:00 a.m. the pressure has dropped which signifies that it has intensified and would not be surprised to start to see continue to intensify as we head into the afternoon. so there are a lot of watches and warnings for the florida peninsula. that red, that's when we have the hurricane warning. that means preps need to be completed by noon, need to be in place where safe place by this evening and well, are expect to see hurricane force conditions arrive as we head t the official track does show it turning into a category four storm with winds 140 miles per hour this afternoon, intensifying to 145 miles per hour overnight tonight as it makes its close approach to the state and noticing that just runs parallel along the coast, shift bringing devastating conditions to central and western parts of the state and i am expecting to see very dangerous conditions along the
pushes off of the coast and out to sea before it heads back south. of course, the later part of this track always a little bit uncertain, but i should talk about the in house model, but does show heavy rain as well as strong winds through the day tomorrow and as we are noticing that on shore landfall just north of west palm beach pushing through melbourne and daytona beach throughout the day and then watching the rain and wind for parts of georgia and south carolina. noticing that west, that is actually going to help steer the system out away from us, so that's a good thing. although we could use some rain from this as four to seven inches possible across the southeastern coast. we are in a drought. this is going to be updated the next half hour. i will show you how extreme the drought is. high pressure keeps us dry for the day today, we will see temperatures although on the chilly side right now, they will be improving from the 30s and 40s. we will be climbing to the 70s. a little bit cooler along the
7-day forecast and we get even warmer tomorrow into the 70s we go, mid-70s through the interior, watch the cold front and risk of showers late saturday, drying conditions follow with cool conditions by columbus day. over to you. >> gene: local football field a complete loss. coming up dangerous debris left behind by the party that the city
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court are secret and no party may reveal the existence. gene: facebook users now have new way to send private messages. social media giant new feature called secret conversations to messenger app and ensures only the people involved in the chat can see the conversation. this means if you're chatting in secret mode on specific smartphone, you won't see the previous messages on desktop. also can decide how long you want the messages before they are deleted. facebook says no one else will even the government. >> sara: it could be sign of times, biggest mall of the country is family first and will be closing -- closed on thanksgiving so it is more than 12,000 workers can spend the day with the family. this is the first time the mall has shut down for the holiday. it will reopen at 5:00 a.m. for black friday.
month. 30s and 40s right now and some places, 52 in boston and that temperature in the 40s and 50s for the southeast coming up i will show you the day planner, what to expect for afternoon temperatures for look at tropics. >> gene: american marine lost all four limbs double transplant here in boston and one thing he is looking forward to that has
complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: 120 miles per hour winds, this is a category three storm and on its way to florida. >> gene: everybody there on high alert as and sarah wroblewski and weather center and all of that and start earlier really the entire state of florida is under a watch and some type of warning here. >> eastern coast needs to be
continuing the northwestern progression and you can see closer look, now the miami radar picking up the eye of the storm as it pushes to the north and west, outer bands already pushing into parts of florida and that storm will continue to strengthen as it gets closer. i will have the track for you coming up in just a few minutes. locally not a cloud in the sky in boston. 52?, that's an improvement after the 30s and 40s in some locations and visibility is improving and low in spots and be aware of that and as we g will work at the temperature climbing into the 60s by your lunch hour, 70s by the afternoon, cooler at the coast coming up i will show you what to expect in your town in the track of matthew and some of the impacts for florida. julie? >> julie: ten minutes ago i showed you a lot of pictures on route 1 in saugus and things are improving there. there are colors changing from red over to orange on route 1 and 128 southbound approaching 93 and through lexington.
new accident on 495 northbound western it is right before the pike. overall volume manageable in the area of that accident. and as we head over to a look at the expressway, things slow going and they will remain that way at least another hour or two in braintree split up to columbia road. here are live drive times, 37 minutes on the expressway. almost an hour on 93 south as you approach the zakim bridge, 29 minutes on 128 northbound from westwood to the weston tolls. back to you. >> sara: race to get out of the way of matthew as hurricane heads for southern coast of the united states. >> gene: millions in florida, georgia, north carolina feeling it and airlines canceling flights as it churns closer to florida. at logan airport and talk with one family that was actually excited to head down to florida
storm. close eye on terminal b and american airlines canceling. >> catherine: latest 14:50 this afternoon and all of those flights canceled late-morning and into the afternoon and as we mentioned one family fortunate to make it on to the flight to miami today. >> heading to miami. >> catherine: waiting to board 6:30 flight and trip they are excited to take. >> dad getting married and wants us to come. >> catherine: plans were nearly foiled with hurricane matthew in the atlantic. >> dad changed it and getting married saturday and wants us to make it to the wedding. >> catherine: 6:30 flight looks to be the last.
>> what do you think getting last flight out of here? >> i think it is cool. >> catherine: by 3:00 this morning 80% of flights head there had had already been canceled according to flightaware.com and evacuations have been ordered in palm beach county. by now this family is on their way. they aren't sure what to expect once they land in the sunshine state for wedding with hurricane matthew lurking in guest. >> it is an adventure. >> catherine: flightaware.com you could see the numbers here of cancellations and flights heading to the destinations, so 289 canceled going to miami, 242 for fort lauderdale and 144 for orlando, 50 cancellations for flights heading into palm beach and again, this is only expected to continue as we go through today. all of these airports pretty much suspending flights to and from after about noon. american airlines does hope to resume some limited operations
about 8:00 tomorrow morning. but, of course, that depends on what this storm does. live here at logan airport, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> sara: local dog uncertain and attacked four people in brockton. live at the city's animal shelter where the dog being held. jess, got update from the mayor this morning. >> jessica: we did, sara. whether or not euthanized and evaluation on history and interviews with the owners, but we know he is being quarantined here the next ten days at the animal shelter, policy, investigators say he bit four people yesterday and there's going to be hearing to determine whether or not he will be euthanized. didn't want to show the face but
>> when went next to him and approached him he latched on. >> jessica: he attacked three other people, including firefighter, animal control officers and 75-year-old woman. all three had to go to the hospital. leo was eventually caught and as always the case when the dog bites someone is under quarantine for ten days. brockton mayor bill carpenter they were cite mayor issued a statement this morning saying no action will be taken with dog that bit four people after thorough investigation is completed that would include review of the dog's history and evaluation of the viciousness and meeting with the dog's owners. as for that dog's owners we have reached out to them several times but up until this point they have had no comments. live in brockton, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: lawyers for former
jury will hear in upcoming murder trial. hernandez was in court for status conference and scheduled to go on court for february and hernandez defense attorney asked the judge to exclude the descriptions of the shooter from two witnesses. prosecutors say the witnesses were in a car that hernandez shot at but his attorney says those descriptions have changed over time and are unreliable. hernandez has pled not guilty. appeal hearing has been set for new hampshire teenage classmate. owen labrie had ineffective council and new hearing scheduled to start on february 21st. labrie was sentenced a year in jail at after sexual assaulting a girl at st. paul school. he is out on bail and ordered to wear electronic monitoring device while living in vermont
police chief wants -- had relationship with two women brought to light and city started the investigation after one of the women said she feared for safety. the attorney called the whole thing a witch hunt and the district attorney's office did not comment. >> gene: another scandalous leaving >> michael vallens zooma and. >> some of the stuff that's been
misuse of state property and all the rest, we will deal with that and deal with aggressively. >> gene: governor said investigation took too long and employees resigned as part of scandal into use of state issued vehicles. >> sara: city of lawrence has to spend $875,000 to replace the high school football field after it was destroyed during a weekend festival. mayor rivera says the field and track at veterans memorial repair during the event. it drew 8,000 people sunday night and people left behind piles of trash and tents. the mayor says shards of glass are buried in that artificial turf which makes it impossible for schools to use it again. under the terms of the contract for the event glass objects were supposed to be prohibited. lowell school board using computer based mcas test. students will take the test in
this second version of the mcas is expected to be used statewide by 2019 but state officials are urging schools to adopt the changes sooner rather than later and officials hope the new computer based versions wilbert measure student skills. >> gene: today drivers in massachusetts will learn how much it will cost them to drive on mass pike. mass dot board expected to vote on new toll structure this afternoon and new electronic tolling system will take effect and will no at toll plaza and without ez pass will receive bills and may be slightly lower than the current ones. also keep records on how fast drivers are going urn the new toll sensors and speed data will not be used to issue tickets and state will only and mass dot used for research purposes and track the movements individual
court cases and court forced to turn over the information if judge issues a court order. >> >> sarah: tracking matthew and rain to bahamas and current drought monitor just updated and no change in current drought well below average rainfall. boy do we much in 7-day forecast and few chances and show you when that arrives coming up. >> sara: home leveled by explosion sending two people to the hospital and what neighbors noticed right before the blast chappaquiddick explain the explosion. >> gene: boston start-up come up with potentially deadly allergy. kit that could keep kids from allergy. kit that could keep kids from ever having reaction ?
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>> daniel: story has not been made public but gift he gave has made him more humble and greatful. >> i continue to have a piece of this man with me until the day i die. >> peck from virginia and now head to walter reed medical center to continue the physical therapy as he continues to heal. in the >> gene: boston start-up answer to peanut allergy gaining momentum and launch nationally this fall. the product called arrow light vials. it is a peanut introduction kit for babies. it is based on idea that gradually introducing peanuts to young kids can help them avoid developing allergies later in life. company hopes to release a product next year that will target more food allergies including shellfish and wheat. >> daniel:
painted the town pink to support breast cancer awareness month. the police department gave patrol cars a new look for the day. the city raises money throughout the year for cancer research recently donated $6,000 to those affected by breast cancer. >> julie: expressway still going from the braintree s neponset and expect them to linger another hour or two and expressway always seems to be a headache and through the lexington area it starts up after route 3. 93 south slow going from medford down into somerville. leverett connector slightly backed up. 28 minutes route 1 from 128 to the tobin and 27 minutes on 93 south, 53 minutes on 128
weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. >> sara: fabulous day. >> gene: some areas it is cold. >> grab the sweatshirt and 38 in places like bedford, norwood, we are warming up and expecting to see temperatures climb as we go through the morning hours and noticing still some areas of fog low clouds beginning to burn off but by the afternoon look at that into the sixties in boston and 70s where we are headed. above average temperatures and wind off the water, that's going to keep things a tad bit cooler. overall upper 60s to mid-70s. sunny and dry this afternoon. all thanks to the big blue h. high pressure in control. it is going to dominate weather overnight tonight and tomorrow too and even a little bit warmer but look at what happens. we got the front out to the west.
weekend bringing the chances of rain. it is also going to be closing in on cleveland just not today. so for the red sox games tonight looking fantastic, clear, 70?, tomorrow afternoon we will notice some clouds increasing but rain should hold off until after temperature in the mid-70s. for us we will also see temperatures in the mid-70s with sunshine, cooler along the coast and clouds increase as we head into the weekend and showers and going so let me show you the latest conditions. that movement from the national hurricane center from those aircraft carriers, winds 125 miles per hour and really bringing terrible conditions to parts of the bahamas and just shared on facebook page live video which is pretty amazing right now expected to intensify to category four storm as heads
as head out to sea. eastern coast and areas need to have all the preparations complete by noon and have a place to be by this evening. major damage likely along the florida coast and significant damage is possible inland. talking about dangerous surf and seas, four to 8-foot storm surge, strong winds, flooding rains and isolated tornadoes. in house model that we typically show you in the new england showing that matthew is possible to take a landfall just north of west palm beach and continue to bring hurricane conditions throughout the day tomorrow. of course, we will have to watch because slight shift in the track is really going to cause problems down there. now, i mince that cold front that will bring us risk of showers for this weekend, that will help steer matthew out to sea and bring us the showers late saturday but looks as though high pressure builds on in and keeps us dry and cools us off as we head into the columbus
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managed to climb down and find her and warm and rescuers arrived and even standing up to a bear in the woods. >> immediately jumped up and perched himself and big, big dog bark and turned the flashlight on it was the butt of black bear running back up to the trail. we already thought he was the best dog and like a whole new level. >> sara: rescue crew found edwards later that night could airlift her down in the morning. >> sara: >> gene: i want a dog like that. >> sara: suit cute. >> gene: a lot more coming. popular streaming service heading to movie theater across the country. >> sarah: sunshine going to
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>> daniel: hurricane matthew powerful storm moves toward the u.s. and devastating track just released this morning and travel troubles happening right now at logan airport. >> michael: steps to keep students safe from mrsa this feature and why new edition may be too private. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: it is 9:00 on thursday, i'm daniel miller. >> julie: i'm julie grauert. off to nice day on clear skies and temps will creep up into the 70s and down south hurricane matthew is heading to florida. fox25 meteorologist sarah wroblewski in for shiri spear
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