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>> gene: good morning, everybody, now on friday morning, it is november 18th, thank you for being with us this morning, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. if you are heading outside you will want a coat and going to be beautiful. meteorologist shiri spear warming things actually into the 60s today freezing in norwood and freezing now in nashua, new hampshire and 38? and worcester 48 in boston and holding things warmer closer to 50? for you. decent spread in temperatures right now. it is also pretty breezy over the cape, rest of us tapping into the sunshine and nice quiet conditions, so in waltham today 9:00 a.m. temperatures in the upper 40s. we got mid-50s by 11:00 this
big cooldown for the evening and cooldown for the weekend, map that out for you when i've back with you in about ten. julie grauert now up with live drive time traffic this morning with look at the expressway. >> julie: heaviest volume at expressway, right as you approach furnace brook parkway, haven't hit worse in morrissey boulevard, 45 minutes and average speeds eastbound dropped drastically, down to 28 miles per hour as you head past route 9 or route 30 approaching the weston tolls. new accident this is 93 south as you approach the cloverleaf. here are live drive times, 38 minutes on the pike eastbound. 25 minutes on the expressway, 28 minutes on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls. >> sara: we continue to follow breaking news out of norton where a man has been taken into custody following a late nightstand-off. this is a look at the scene after swat teams and officers from several communities
>> sara: >> gene: police say a woman and child able to get away before there was several ammunition and got the suspect to surrender. good morning, chris. >> chris: gene, sara, john scott boulevard busy road ended after several hours. man and woman remember arguing, escalated and shots were fired. show you some video from mullet fired several shots, one hit a police car, police did not return fire. one point during the standoff police say they were concerned because mullet reportedly told the dispatcher he had 500 rounds of ammunition inside the house with him. again, woman and child were able to escape safely. mullet eventually surrendered, taken into custody by the swat
mullet is facing several charges including assault and battery and also assault with intent to murder. that for firing outside at the police officer. live in norton this morning, chris flanagan, fox25 news. >> gene: high school football player will be arraigned for violent assault on the cape. police say the 18-year-old suspect turned himself in last night. fox25 michael henrich live outside falmouth district court and, michael, the victim in this >> michael: teenager accused in the attack will be at falmouth district court sometime today. fox25 did speak with the young victim and her young mother briefly off camera and they say they want their privacy in the case and say that the young victim is still living in fear. 1 week after an attack on a teenager in bourne, fox25 cameras recorded just after 18-year-old john allen was
family member cropped him off at puritan home road in bourne. back on november 10th borne police say allen attacked a 14-year-old from behind as she walked to her school bus stop on puritan and cranberry roads. >> she was walking to the bus stop, man came up behind hadder, brought her to the ground. >> michael: police say another student at the bus stop saw what happened. >> another individual called out her name and the male fled the area. >> michael: fox25 has learned allen is a cod regional technical school playing fullback for the school's football team. now allen faces charges of attempted aggravated kidnapping, strangulation and assault and battery. keep checking fox25 news app throughout the day and we will post an update as soon as allen's court appearance takes place. michael -- michael henrich,
each other and pair argued. this happened on west cottage street yesterday. the victim's name has not been released and police say he is in his 20s. detectives are questioning the man in custody but so far no charges have been filed. >> sara: man hit and killed in wellesley by a train. happened about a block from the commuter rail station last night. transit police tell fox25 the 59-year-old man walked on to the line. his name has not been released. we are still waiting to learn the identity of man that died on board of boston-bound flight. the plane landed at logan airport just after 4:00 yesterday. mass state police tell fox25 the plane was flying from fort myers to boston when he died at some point during the flight. officials say the man was in his 80s and died of natural or
trial of gary lee sampson. victims families spoke of unbearable loss. jury will decide if sampson should be put to death and heard samson chilling confession in vermont after arrest for three murders in 2001. in the recording samson shows no emotion while talking about rizzo's final moments. >> in the heart, in the chest, in te >> samson's lawyers will start to call witnesses to the stand on monday. >> sara: as trump transition talks continue, we are learning a vocal critic of the obama administration has been offered the job as national security advisory plus in a shocking reversal sources say mitt romney could be in the running for a cabinet position. fox25 daniel miller joins us with an update now on what's happening behind closed doors inside trump tower.
with shinzo abe. the protect posted the picture you see here to the instagram and saying it was a pleasure to have him stop by his home and began a great friendship. the prime minister described the meeting as very candid discussion. he said he believes the united states and japan will maintain a relationship of trust. that's the only official information that's come from trump tower as far as new appointments to the trump administration we are only hearing about that from different news reports and sources. the latest is general michael flynn, rhode island native has reportedly been offered the job as national security advisory. flynn was mr. trump's main national security advisor during the campaign and he considers himself a brash outsider. the trump campaign has not said if he has accepted the offer. meanwhile, more trump critics brought into trump tower for meetings into the transition team. former massachusetts governor for that matter reportedly set to meet with the president-elect tomorrow to discuss his potential nomination as
many reasons. romney was a fierce critic of trump during the campaign, at one point calling him a phony, but appears the two are ready to bury the hatchet. >> i know that mr. trump excited to meet with governor romney. he was a successful job creator and many different things and he obviously was the last republican nominee for president and i'm sure they will be able to compare notes. >> daniel: with romney in, newt gingri news he will not be in the trump cabinet. long time trump supporter was rumored to be secretary of state candidate, and here at home new england automobile mogul ernie boch jr. who supported trump from the start would think about it if asked and paper said any offer would most likely be an ambassador position. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> gene: today federal judge
trump university should move forward now or later. the civil fraud trial against the now defunct university was supposed to get underway at the beginning of the month and delayed because of the presidential election and trump's lawyers wanted to be delayed again this time until the president's inauguration and they say trump is too busy with the transition to be in a court battle. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. good morning, everyone. on the expressway right now we are up to 31 minutes though. bye-bye to single digit we saw in this is as you head from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. shiri? >> shiri: tracking chances for a little bit of snow on sunday and looking for potential slushing coating manchester, new hampshire and worcester, accumulation in the mountains, got hour-by-hour look coming up next. >> sara: fox25 investigates uncovers allegation of abuse at local daycare. >> these kids can't speak for themselves. they don't have a voice. so somebody has to.
behavior toward children that could lead to criminal charges for two daycare workers. >> gene: first controversial decision in south shore city where a football field being be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. celebrate joy with dunkin's holiday-flavored coffees, espressos, and donuts.
>> sara: school officials searched bad to see if something made him sick and made the discovery. working to get update and see faces charges. >> gene: dedicated to family held positions in quincy for generations and 1984 lawrence credden stepped down as superintendent of quincy schools amid allegations he was inappropriately touching students and sexual assaulting a homeless woman. quincy mayor says that he supports the decision.
community lived in the area. >> gene: park department held public meeting for input and nobody showed up. >> boston children's hospital saying it is not a good-bye to proudy garden. cherished green space scheduled to close for good sometime the next several weeks. garden will be demolished to make room for clinical building, new clinical process facing lawsuits from groups that say the garden is essentially and children says it recognizes the performance of green space in the process and replace new garden on renovated campus. >> sara: worcester base be like brit sending 1,000 pounds of food and hartford courant matthew tore through killing hundreds and has special ties to the country and opened an
native brittany gengel was killed during haiti's 2010 earthquake. coworker made it their mission to help out. now raised nearly $6,000 in donations from cowokers, -- >> wouldn't have the support, wouldn't feel so secure. >> savanna set to have heart surgery next year and down the road they want to pay it forward by donating to boston children's hospital to help other families just like them. what a beautiful baby, julie julie what a sweetheart. good morning, everyone. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. starting to slow down on route 1 on lynn fells parkway. heavy steady volume on 93 south
us. it is not because of an accident. that's the typical morning volume. well that accident i was going to tell you about right now 128 northbound cleared within the last 30 seconds in canton as heading up from 95 and getting on to 128. live look at the expressway, pretty typical sluggish condition past freeport street. over to live drive time, 34 minutes on expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. 45 minutes on 93 south, 18 minutes on 128 northbound from meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and previewing i know what's to come possibly a little snow. >> you know it is normal to get snow here, inch and a half of snow. none yet and spots that i do think could end up with out toward maybe worcester, manchester, new hampshire, i think it is going to be slushy, going to have a tough time sticking but something we got to watch for. 43 in boston right now, 40? in
sunshine and all day sun and clouds right now things slowly brighten up and 53? and 50s for the afternoon and not even the hot spot, plymouth gets to 56, peverley and boston 58 and nashua and bedford and norwood and 57? and mid-50s today. plans, evening temperatures in the 40s, keeping it nice and clear and quiet, overnight tonight the lows will end up bottoming out in the 30s for most and that's going to be what you wake up to tomorrow, warm sunny afternoon, easy going saturday, few more clouds over southeastern massachusetts, partly cloudy south of the city, to the north and west, all sun, all nice warm temperature and get into the second half of the weekend and sunday morning earlier like midnight the rain
expecting blast and future cast to bring rain and forecast models and looking at latest information here and could be a little slower and wouldn't be surprised four or 5:00 and 7:00 a.m. and should be out of here with lunchtime and at least the main batch of rain and then for the mostly cloudy conditions and so much cold air moving moisture and go to flurries and very light mix, central massachusetts, merrimack valley, southern new hampshire and not much luck sticking and grassy services and slushy coating out there, that's it, low impact and 54 tomorrow in boston and hyannis, 54 in worcester and 59 in concord, new hampshire and
chance for a couple snowflakes mixing in and today enjoy those sixties in the sun while you can, 59? here tomorrow with late day clouds, chance for rain in the morning and afternoon and evening and flurries along with the wind monday, tuesday bright and breezy and wednesday going with travel conditions and looks like 40s here wednesday with no more than some late night showers breaking down that thanksgiving forecast coming back to you. >> sara: 47 white spruce been making way to massachusetts since tuesday. the tree gift from nova scotia from 1917 halifax explosion. tree will be lit tomorrow night in the common. sara: girl accused of heinous act on red line. alleged assault that's being
got started. >> elizabeth: not exactly typical corporate headquarters. >> bigger form of the bracelet charm. >> elizabeth: inside the dorm room and empire. >> answering e-mails and working and wholesale orders, i shows. >> coveted holiday gift guide there is out there. >> last year emma sent key chain to the editor of various magazine o as in oprah and found a message from the creative director. >> she said everyone needs this,
favorite things. >> emma knew the kind of attention would win her, orders came in from everywhere. >> elizabeth: youngest business owner to be featured and kretz success and reason she started m john jewelry. >> going to the cause of me going to private university and wanting to graduate with $250,000 in debt so that really struck a >> elizabeth: when she does graduate emma will have done in a few years what takes many a lifetime. >> so proud and relieved for the education. >> gene: if wondering what edition she is listed in it is the one with oprah on the cover.
>> sara: sunny skies, temps in the 60s, but enjoy it now, gene. >> shiri says we could be looking at snow potentially on sunday, certainly the temperatures going to be whole lot different, tracking all of this in stormtracker weather center this >> shiri: temperature 50? and hyannis and orleans and early morning cloud cover just right here, slowly with rest of massachusetts and southern new hampshire tapping into 30s and 40s along with sunny skies, worcester 38?, 32 in nashua, new hampshire right now and here is boston forecast, you can see all the nice blue in the background, 49? at 9:00 a.m., 55 here at noon time today, keeping things nice and bright with
even couple sixties on map for the afternoon and going to be timing out weekend cooldown and when we got the rain, slight chance of snow coming up in a couple minutes. julie grauert back now with weather and traffic every ten minutes. julie, slowdown. >> julie: heavy steady volume is increasing, last time limited to furnace brook parkway, stretching up to morrissey boulevard. pike still sluggish average speed 28 miles per hour as you approach the weston tolls. 93 s medford into somerville. here are live drive times, 43 minutes, 36 minutes on the expressway, 35 minutes on 128 south from peabody to the weston tolls. back to you. >> gene: we are following breaking news right now on trump transition, according to blumberg news, president-elect chosen jeff sessions to be the next attorney general. the alabama senator was early support of trump and met with
formally or settled on it internally. >> woman and child able to get away before the suspect started firing the gun at dozens of officers outside the home. fox25 chris flanagan live at norton police department with very latest for us this morning. >> called and happened around 9:30 standoff and happened at john scott boulevard not far from here and police telling happened between man and woman and escalated and police say 42-year-old keith mullet firing several shots inside his home out at police officers and did not return fire and 500 rounds
again woman and young child who were in the house and got out safely and surrendered and swat team for evaluation and facing several charges including battery assault and south with intent to murder and firing at police officers. live this morning in norton, chris flanagan, fox25 >> fbi released surveillance pictures of the suspect and they say in every robbery he makes the same spelling mistakes on the notes he passes to the teller live recent took place on sunday.
the suspect here. these are from surveillance camera from one of the banks that he is accused of robbing and see spelling glasses and appears to be fan of the patriots and celtics. and may be local and no problem at all and another story and the same flips to tell her a note and each robbery. fbi has nicknamed him the spellingby bee bandit and surprised to hear itnd at busy and seemingly safe place. >> plenty of cops in the area so
got away. >> jessica: over the last two weeks bank robber hit total of four bank in the same general area and see on the map here, stick to towns around 128 all north and northwest of boston. despite the nickname the fib says they are seriously concerned about the guy saying he has become increasingly aggressive toward the bank tellers with in the photos and knows anything more about this is asked to call the local fbi office. >> sara: hate crime charges accused of mocking and beating up woman and trio made fun of woman with difficulty with english and got on to the red line at savin hill stop and when tried to move the teens blocked her in and started punching her.
celebrating as they got off the train. people in savin hill are disturbed by what happened. >> sara: letting police id and arrest them and reached out about the case and statement and make sure everyone feels safe and secur for behavior like this, period. the girls are back in the court at the end of the month. >> gene: father of ten-month-old girl told fox25 two workers accuse the of shaking and force-feeding the children and making sure his little girl is okay. >> got call on monday that there's been abuse going on at
months. >> rocked aggressively to be put to sleep. >> gene: they contacted the parents as soon as they learned of allegation and one teacher has been fired from the hingham facility and another on leave and there's an investigation into the daycare but could not discuss the case and bright horizons would cooperate fully with the investigation. >> sara: this morning a vermont college student behind sentence. joseph costano pled guilty. his blood alcohol was three times the legal limit when he crashed his bmw in beverly back in april. crash killed 19-year-old craig samson and after hearing -- after the hearing he made an emotional plea.
painful as it is and can maybe prevent somebody else from happening the same loss. >> sara: after served sentence he will be on probation and not get the license back for 15 years. sara: woman from maine caroline lee convicted of killing emily sar nov and leaving the scene in 2015. lee will serve four years probation once released and lose her driver decade. parents have filed a wrongful death sentence. >> dimasi's health has severely declined after cancer diagnosis. pete koutoujian has been long
with respect. >> hurting so much they need the type of medical care they cannot provide for them, then they should be able to get that from a place that can be provided for them. >> cancer causing choking and family is better treatment when he is back in boston. >> sara: grand prix fans getting money back. attorney general announcing section hundred $50,000 in refunds have now been paid out by indycar and national company stepped in when local promoter boston grand prix went bankrupt after paying labor day failed race. indycar working to issue the remaining 300 thousand dollars in refunds.
good morning, everyone. right now 128 southbound and route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. shiri? >> shiri: folks starting out in the 30s and 40s here for bus stop and long sleeves this afternoon with temperature in the 50s, get up to 60?, time out the weekend cooldown in less than ten. >> gene: disturbing video. woman gets sucker police officer and caught on tape and investigation underway
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fox25 daniel miller joins us now with how fake and real news collide. >> daniel: such an issue. sharply criticized spread of fake news online and said that president-elect trump would not remain in office long if he failed to take the job seriously. the president made that remark with german chancellor in berlin and used moment to make a passionate and pointed attack on bogus news stories disseminated on media platform and call threat to democracy. >> so much active miss information and it is packaged very well and it looks the same when you see it on a facebook page or turn on your television. >> daniel: battle for truth very difficult and hope sites
and comments on facebook and articles by major news websites. man chosen by michael flynn recently tweeted and what he retweeted retweeted 7,000 times and facebook will no longer be able to use ad >> gene: strict phone call policy and required to keep students off and out of site and some listen to music and other take pictures of homework that didn't have enough textbook for everyone. the worcester superintendent says the rules should not change. gene: gender students feel comfortable when comes to picking restroom and 60 single
school also added online map so students can easily find them. project started back in 2011. >> sara: governor charlie baker wants bay staters to do something nice next week and declare tuesday november 22nd massachusetts day of civility and the goal of the day to perform 24 random acts of kindness in 24 hours. acts can range from buying someone a cup of coffee to complimenting it is fitting the day falls just before thanksgiving. >> julie: wish i had lovelier news to tell you about this and 128 southbound and this is as you approach the pike and jampacked there and because of the accident and head toward the pike really going to slow you
through lexington. haven't started to see problems there yet. 9 miles per hour in the expressway from the braintree split to columbia road. that's typical for this time of our morning commute. here are live drive times, 43 minutes 495 to mass ave. hour on 93 south, 47 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear, sunny and bright and chilly as well to start. 40s in boston and add wind to the mix and feels like only 35?, so a little bit of wind chill this morning, folks and temperatures getting up to near 60? this afternoon. check out all the sunshine as well it is going to be nice and bright in boston, by the time we hit the evening hours it is back to the 40s for most of your friday night plans. right now breezy and bit cloudy over the cape and a little closer to that system and rest of us tapping into high pressure, clear skies, through at least friday and saturday,
about 57? in worcester today and now over the weekend we will find things cool down so the 50s here, 54 in boston or 56 in foxborough or even 58 in nashua, new hampshire, 50s with sun tomorrow we will find increasing clouds, you can see a little more cloud cover over southeastern mass, second half of the weekend though look at all of those 40s. things are cooling down. don't think it is going to be cold enough for most of this to stick and light mix and switch over to flurries here day on sunday. so midnight and early sunday morning and front coming through and that's going to go through batch of showers and a little bit faster than this and future cast actually the latest to bring this in, so i have to say but tiny wake-up on sunday morning i believe there will be rain showers around, by noon time most of us should start to dry out and during the afternoon cold air that moves in and going
snow up here and going to be falling at just very light and patchy snow but melting on the way down, which is why we are looking at some flurries and very light mix, best bet central mass or southern new hampshire. i can't rule out one or two flurries in boston, not going to stick to anything, very windy, few of the rain showers and snow will be a very slight concern but, of course, we are closely going to be watching the temperatures over the weekend to make sure it doesn't end up cooler and not going t to -- able to stick any better. windy here on sunday, blustery with flurries around on your monday. things get a little easier for travel plans on tuesday, breezy and bright, even wednesday with increasing clouds but uncle that itself here is latest forecast and 40s during the day and showers likely if you're traveling far into northern new england we will be watching for
room. back over to you guys. >> gene: punishing poor and allows people to go free. >> spending $100 million on system that's not fair. >> supports bill that would reform the current bail system. it would use risk assessment tool that would help courts determine when a detained defendant -- wheer defendant or to release him without supervision and says the save taxpayers millions and fox25 news at ten, impact the current system would have on women and bail reform could be a steep challenge in massachusetts. >> gene: boston boy band
>> sara: take a listen to the audio. >> hey. >> wow. that video posted on facebook earlier this week shows and trying to arrest that woman for a warrant. thin to see it and this morning the officer has been placed on administrative leave. the chief of police asked another department to conduct a criminal investigation. sara: barrier around the
it passed weeks before the incident and barrier has now been heightened. >> gene: story of boxer expected to do big business. there was a red carpet premier in providence last week for the movie bleed for this -- it was last night. tells the story of boxing champ in rhode island native and he was a world champion and nearly paralyzed in a car accident but had amazing recovery and came back to fight again. the movie opened today. first told you about the dress yesterday, worn by marilyn monroe as she sang happy birthday to president john f. kennedy and it was purchased by ribly believe it or not for $4.8 million and auctioneers only expected to sell for $3 million and more of monroe's belongings set to hit the auction block later on today.
sanders supporter but brand-new tattoo of donald trump. he told his friend before the election that if trump won he would permanently take a picture of the president-elect on his body. he says he is still doubting choices but says a bet is bet. >> i'm thinking about my life and how laying in a chair getting a trump stamp. >> sara: he had fun situation and let facebook followers. >> gene: trump stamp. correction for later story. >> sara: moving on. >> gene: indeed. >> shiri: temperatures dropping significantly into the
house. >> michael: learning about other teenager in the attack. >> gene: mitt romney once outspoken critic against president-elect and what we know about the potential job romney is getting with the trump administration. this is boston's only local news at 8:00, fox25 news. >> sara: good morni, everybody, thank you so much for joining us. it is friday, november 18th, happy friday to you. i'm sara underwood. >> gene: i'm gene lavanchy. november chill in the air but that's going to end. >> sara: yes. >> gene: then come back. stormtracker weather center saying enjoy the beautiful weather today because looking at ugly turn this weekend. >> december like turn for the end of the weekend. 36? in bedford and actually started at 30 this morning.
clouds over the cape and islands, those will be a little slower to erode, also want to point out very blustery here with gusts into the 20 miles per hour range. just for the cape the rest of us fairly quiet, it is all day sunshine and waltham, 10:00 a.m. 52?, noon time 57, highs in the upper 50s to about 60? but check out the
again woman and young child were able to escape safely. mullet eventually surrendered, taken into custody by the swat team, taken to sturdy hospital for evaluation and facing several charges today including assault with intent to murder for firing at police and just been told he will be arraigned at attleboro district court later this morning. live in norton, chris flanagan, fox25 news. >> gene: high school football player will be arraigned for violent assault and attempted kidnapping o and 18-year-old suspect turned himself in last night. fox25 michael henrich live outside falmouth district court and, michael, the victim is 14-year-old girl. >> michael: the young victim and her mother spoke with fox25 briefly off camera requesting privacy but saying the young victim was still living scared more than a week after the attack. the man accused -- young man accused of attacking her will be in falmouth district court
morning. 1 week after attack on teenager in bourne, fox25 camera recorded just after 18-year-old john allen was released from jail. family member dropped him off at puritan road in bourne. back on november 10th allen attacked a 14-year-old from behind as she walked to her school bus stop on puritan and cranberry road. >> walking and male came behind brought her to the ground. >> michael: another student saw what happened. >> male fled the area. >> michael: fox25 learned allen was senior at upper cape cod regional technical school and allen faces charges of
strangulation and assault and battery. >> gene: victim name not been released in 20s and detectives questioning man in custody from no charges have been filed. gene: death investigation underway in wellesley after a commuter rail train hit and killed a man. happened about a olympic from the wellesley square station last night. transit police 59-year-old man walked under the outbound track of the worcester line. gene: man died at some point during flight and official say the man was in his 80s is and he died of either natural or
sentencing trial of gary lee sampson. family of two of the victims spoke of their unbearable loss. the jury who will decide if sampson should be put to death also heard samson's chilling confession in vermont after the arrest for three murders in 2001. in the recording samson chose no emotion while talking about rizzo's final >> gene: following breaking news right now on trump transition and several reports and president-elect chose jeff sessions. the alabama senator was nearly supporter of donald trump and met with them yesterday in trump tower in new york. bloomberg reports it is unclear
to offer it two sessions but in the formally made the presentation to him yet. this morning there's word that retired army general from rhode island asked to join the trump team but biggest surprise and mitt romney expected to meet with the president-elect this weekend. daniel miller joins us now with what's happening behind closed door. >> daniel: president-elect posted the picture you see here to instagram saying it was a pleasure to have the prime began a great friendship. the prime minister described the meeting as very candid discussion. he said he believes the united states and japan will maintain the relationship of trust. that's the only official information that's come from trump tower though. as far as new appointments to trump's administration other than the one we just mentioned as far as session is concerned. we are only hearing about that from different news reports and sources. the latest retired lieutenant general michael flynn, rhode island native reportedly
security advisory. flynn was mr. trump's main national security advisory during the campaign and considers himself a brash outsider. the trump campaign has not said if he has accepted the offer. meanwhile, more trump critics brought into trump tower with meetings into the transition team. former massachusetts governor mitt romney you mentioned is reportedly set to meet with the president-elect this weekend to discuss his potential nomination as secretary of state. the move would be a surprise for many reasons. trump during the campaign and at one point calling him a phony, but it appears the two are ready to bury the hatchet. >> i know mr. trump excited to meet with governor romney and successful create and her did great job on many things and last republican nominee for president and i'm sure they will be able to compare notes. >> daniel: newt gingrich
and rumored to be secretary of state candidate. now, here at home new england automobile mogul ernie boch jr. says he has not talked to the president-elect about position in his administration but he would think about it if asked. the paper says after any offer would most likely be an ambassador position. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: today a federal judge in california will hear arguments lawsuit agai university should move forward now or later. the civil fraud trial against the now defunct university was supposed to get underway at the beginning of the month. it was delayed because of the presidential election. well now trump's lawyers want it to be delayed again. this time until after the president-elect's inauguration in january. they say trump is too busy with the transition to be in a court battle. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. good morning, everyone. on the expressway right now,
braintree split to the exit for the pike. >> shiri: best bet out in the mountains snowfall and could end up with patchy coating in manchester or perhaps down into worcester and hour-by-hour look at future cast in less than ten minutes. >> gene: 8:10. fox25 investigates and disturbing allegation of abuse at local daycare. still ahead the investigation surrounding two workers accused of force-feeding young children and >> sara: and local hockey player paralyzed during winter classic is honored on stage. still ahead the prestigious award she just accepted for her strength and courage.
sick and that's when they made the discovery. >> think they are safe in school. yeah. i've not thinking there's a gun in school. now i don't even want them to go to school. you know, it is scary. it is scary. >> gene: student taken to local hospital for treatment. we are working to get update on his condition and find out if he is going to face any charges. >> sara: tomorrow the new athletic field will be dedicated to family with deep ties to community. but also causing controversy. the field is creeden family who members help for generation. lawrence creedon stepped down as superintendent of quincy schools after allegation he was inappropriately touching schools. he was never charged by later pled guilty to sexual assaulting a homeless woman. >> lived in the area, all went to north quincy high. >> i feel like they should pick somebody in the family that's
with that so people don't make that awful association. >> sara: when the name was being picked, the parks department held public meeting for input but nobody showed up. sara: globe reports the cherished green space will be demolished to make room for new clinical building and project facing lawsuits from groups that say the garden is children says it recognizes the performance of green space in the healing process and plans to replace proudy with several new gardens on renovated campus. >> gene: worcester based be like brit foundation sending 16,000 pounds of food to haiti today. they were devastated when hurricane matthew tore through the caribbean killing hundreds.
after brittany gengel was killed during the 2010 earthquake. >> gene: daughter faces heart surgery. thomas eastwood and daily sergeant's daughter savanna was born with a heart defect so coworkers at olive garden in south attleboro made mission to help and raised $6,000 in donations from coworkers, the company and even customers. >> wouldn't >> gene: savanna set to have the heart surgery next year. the family says they want to pay it forward by donating to help other families just like them. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. these are cameras i'm keeping an eye on this morning, really bright out there, so i have a great view of the volume that's building. it is focused over on the tobin bridge and on the expressway. still waiting for this accident to clear on 128 southbound as
backing things up and creating a little more volume back into the lexington area than we typically see. zooming into the expressway where things are slow going from the braintree split up to columbia road. here are live drive times, 45 minutes on the pike eastbound. 34 minutes on the expressway, 53 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and, shiri, in traffic camera you can see just how bright it was out there and still a bit of chill in the air. >> shiri: grab shades before yo down shovels any time soon and remember november we looked at this at the beginning of the month, normal november inch and a half of snow in the boston area, no snow coming for boston. we have the slight risk of seeing a couple flakes out into central mass and southern new hampshire and over the weekend but right now all about the sunshine, 44? in plymouth, let's take quick little stop out there because we have got sun to start things off, sun all day long going up to and 54 at noon
40s evening hours and plymouth isn't even the hot spot today, upper 50s boston up to the north shore and sea coast, we got 60s here in fitchburg, lawrence, norwood, up to nashua, new hampshire, and 57? in worcester. couple more cape clouds but those are going to end up clearing out during the day as well so for those of you friday night plans, evening temps in the 40s and fall back into the 30s, so if you're up real early as sun comes up, get really for chilly southeastern mass going to tap into a little more cloud cover than the rest of us tomorrow, overall theme will be warm and sun here for saturday, saturday afternoon clouds and showers and future cast here by 7:00 a.m. has some rain in place. actually think it is going to move in a little bit earlier than that. i think by say 4:00, 5:00 in the morning, probably going to have showers locally. this swings through initially as rain but tail end of this we
very blustery and wintery kind of weather and what it is going to do is going to change its -- going to cause a changeover from the top. so it starts falling as snow down here and we have still got the ground with temperatures above freezing and a lot of it melts on the way down. that's what you're seeing here with the mix in worcester area. everything in the afternoon when it starts to changeover will be very light and patchy and don't expect it to have much luck sticking except in the mountains here, especially the green mountains into the berkshires. seeing in worcester and boston and concord, new hampshire on saturday, sunday will be followed by some showers and the chance for a little bit of mixing, best chance for any sticking would actually be some of the grassy surfaces and going to be wind and he going to make it feel a lot cooler on sunday and stem got wind and chance for flurries and monday morning forecast as well. a little unsettled i think the
looking and incredibly closely and wednesday big travel day 45? is the average high that i'm going to go with here, expect clouds increasing during the day and pennsylvania to see late rain showers but i really don't see much snow, much rain until the overnight hours and into your thanksgiving. thanksgiving 47?, rain showers likely, we will take closer look at turkey day forecast coming up in a possible snow flakes this weekend, some parts facing pretty cold stuff and a lot of snow. video from colorado yesterday. heavy snowfall and slippery roads and snow being blamed for 20 car pile-up. today the system moving east in parts of minnesota and the dakotas and currently under blizzard warning. boston christmas tree will arrive in the common today. the 47-foot white spruce has been making way to massachusetts since tuesday.
nova scotia, a thank you for boston's help during the 1917 halifax explosion. the tree will be lit at ceremony tomorrow night on the common and all paid for by those nice people in that canadian province. 8:20 this morning, three teen girls arrested and charged with hate crime. how police caught them how they allegedly beat up woman on the "t" because of her accent be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful.
dunkin's sweet black pepper bacon sandwich is back with twice the crispy, caramelized peppered bacon. experience a breakfast sandwich made for bacon lovers. america runs on dunkin'. >> gene: 8:24, local hockey player paralyzed during winter classic has been recognized for her strength and courage. honored her with the dana reeve hope award. she severely injured her spinal cord nearly a year ago and
foundation. she has limited arm movement and no feeling in legs but making major progress in physical therapy and rallied a huge community of supporters including nhl teams and players. >> shiri: breaking down when to expect the drops and when flakes moving in. >> jessica: fbi wanted in connection with four bank robberies over the past few weeks but that's not the only might be a key clue for investigators. >> michelle: definitely a career highlight and a a lot of woman in the booth right now. jordan night and joey mcintyre, three of the five members of new kids on the block. upcoming tour, how excited are you guys?
very excited to be touring with boys to men who hasn't toured in 45 years. >> what are you looking for? >> not the end of the road. ? ? >> toured with they are phenomenal and class by themselves and showman and so two of us, two groups get along great and had a blast and then to add paula abdul who really -- i mean all the number one records and the fact that she hasn't performed in that many years and that's crazy so really kind of exclusive when it comes to paula and we are excited. >> michelle: second time?
that is july 8th. >> july 8th. >> michelle: so get the tickets. look back at life since late '80s and early '90s, proudest moment and accomplishment outside the group since that time for each of you? outside of the group. >> seeing them mature up. >> it is tough on business level we have been so successful but actually these most important friendships in my life, learned so much together and grown up together and especially being in the city, the city means so much to us and they have embraced us and it is -- that's pretty
coming in and kind of mixing in i should say for your sunday. most of what we see on sunday will be rain and a little accumulation possible and might stick to the grass in some areas. right now though we just got clouds over the cape, temperatures hovering close to 60?, 48 in marshfield with sunshine, boston hello 45? and sun, we still got pockets of 30s back through maynard and framingham and wayland right now, worcester itself 42? and 38 in new zip, new hampshire and air this morning and going with sunshine all day long, got temperatures in the middle 50s here at noon time, going to scoot into mid and upper 50s for 3:00 p.m., temperatures, coming home from school going to be much warmer out there. 7:00 this evening about 51?, a lot of the suburbs will be back in the 40s for your friday night plans, but i did mention that kind of mixed bag here in sunday forecast and going to be somewhat low impact and julie grauert standing by now with
away. >> snow and slow on the roads, that's what we are dealing with right now, average speed 13 miles per hour and 128 northbound dedham to needham up through the pike. things slowing down right after route 30 speen street in natick, average speed 15 miles per hour approaching the weston tolls. things still bumper-to-bumper on 93 south heading from medford down into somerville. over to the live drive times, 44 minutes on the pike eastbound. about a half hour on the expressway, an hour on 93 south connector. back to you. >> sara: we are following breaking news right now on trump transition. first kansas representative mike pompeyo nominated for cia director. he visited trump earlier this week and three term congressman and graduated from harvard law and president-elect chosen jeff sessions to be the next attorney
alabama senator was early supporter of donald trump and met with him yesterday at trump tower in new york and bloomberg says it is unclear if trump formally offered the job or settled on it internally. >> gene: keith mullet fired and hit a police cruiser and also told police he had 500 rounds of ammunition in the house and woman and child in the house were able to get out safely and mullet taken to the hospital for evaluation and police still on the scene and crew headed out there now to get more information and been there for us all morning and will have more information in court later today. >> sara: also following developing news and fbi released these surveillance pictures of
bank robber they have dubbed the spelling bee ee bandit. every robbery he passes with the same spelling mistake. live in peabody where the most recent robbery took place on sunday. >> jessica: they don't know a lot about this guy just yet and reaching out to the public hoping they can have some tips and this case getting a lot of attention from people this morning. we have some surveillance video here. this is guy the fbi is now looking for. you can see in each robbery sun glasses and hat and patriots and celtics and had no problem at all getting away from police in bank robbery over the past few weeks and his hold-up though, there's another story. mo exactly the same for each robbery. flips the teller a note but each time he managed to miss spell the word robbery.
the fbi named him the spelling bee bandit and surprised to hear about it happen here in peabody in busy and seemingly safe place. >> plenty of cops in the area so kind of shocked kind of >> jessica: fourth time he has gotten away from police like this and over the past few weeks and total four banks in the same general area and you can see on this map here, he seems to stick to towns along 128 on north and northwest of boston. now, despite that sarcastic had nickname the fbi says they are taking this very seriously and they are pretty concerned about this guy and increasingly aggressive toward the bank tellers with each robbery so far. this morning we know there's
arrest and the fbi asking anyone with information to contact the local fbi office. live in peabody, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: three 15-year-old girls facing hate crimes. trio made fun of the woman for difficulty with english as she got on to the red line train at savin hill stop last monday. then when the woman tried to move police say the teens blocked her in and started punching her and witnesses say the teens were celebrating as they got off by what happened. >> don't get it. >> i think it is very horrible any person should be attacked on these trains. >> gene: someone snapped a picture letting police arrest them and reached out to the district attorney office about the case and sent a statement saying, quote, we want to make sure that everyone feels safe and secure, there's no room for behavior like this, period.
>> sara: fox25 investigates uncovers allegation of abuse inside local daycare. father of ten-month-old girl told fox25 two workers at daycare in hingham are accused of shaking and force-feeding the children. the dad says he spent 14 hours at children's hospital making sure his little girl is >> be put to sleep. >> sara: bright horizons said they contacted the parents as soon as they learned of the allegation. one teacher fired and another employee on administrative leave. dcf told us there's open investigation into the daycare but they couldn't discuss the case. bright horizons says it would cooperate fully with the investigation. >> gene: 8:36 this morning, a vermont college student is
starting three and a half-year sentence for the drunk driving crash that killed his best friend. 20-year-old joseph castano crashed bmw back in beverly and crash killed 19-year-old endicott college student craig samson after the hearing samson's father made an emotional plea. >> i hope that our loss painful as it is and prevent anybody else have the same loss. >> gene: they not get license back for 15 years and be on probation. gene: woman from maine serve three years killed quincy teacher caroline lee convicted of convicted emily sar knock and
probation when released and lose the driver's license for a decade. the parents have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against lee asking for $3 million in damages. >> sara: 71-year-old sal dimasi served five of eight-year sentence for public corruption and dimasi's health has declined after two separate cancer diagnosis and middlesex sheriff has been a for reform on the issue of compassionate release and told fox25 important to treat inmates with respect. >> hurting so much they need the type of medical care to provide and get that into a place that could be provided for him. >> sara: treatment caused narrowing of esophagus and
has puree diet and lost 70-pound and his family is hopefully he will get better treatment once he is home in boston. >> gene: interim police chief talking about the plan to overhaul evidence scandal after evidence thrown out and large amount of drugs, weapons and cash were missing for years and so far the department has designated more than one officer to the evidence room and is requiring more entry training. new chief wants to even higher and use advanced track software. >> we owe it constitutionally to people make sure we have integrity in investigations. there's no other standard. it has to be the best. >> gene: software alone cost $300,000 and relocate the room to more secure section of the building. >> sara: new federal report in
cincinnati zoo complete. zoo has some blame. sara: uber doing more than a ride. how the ride sharing app helping you make plans for dinner. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. 128 southbound looking at 40 minute ride from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. shiri? >> shiri: tracking rain chances into the weekend but for today we have mostly sunny skies, highs 56 to 62 and before we go small t can face big staff in challenges and michelle has more on staff and training. >> michelle: may be small community but not stopping then from doing big things. sterling fire department adding to the team and doing more specialized training. >> prior to november of 2015 we had firefighters and they worked
call 6:00 p.m. and starting last year we now have a full time firefighter paramedic on 24 hours a day and the additional staffing supplemented by call and per diem personnel. >> decrease response time and better and increase in specialized care for medical calls always paramedic on duty. >> that's not the only area of specialized improvements. >> getting involved in a lot more specialized training and doing that on regional basis. fire technical rescue team which is basically allows us the ability to deal with some very specific rescue circumstances. never had resource locally and deal with emergencies like that, rescue high angle type rescue and dive teams, we have -- regional dive team that's opponent of that system as well and all very specialized things that we do run into and now we
>> sara: president obama decided to address and daniel miller joins us now with how fake and real news collide. >> daniel: sara, good morning, such an important issue president addressed at news conference in berlin yesterday. he sharply criticized the spread of fake news online and said president-elect trump would not be remain in office long if he failed to take the job seriously. the president made that remark while with german counselor in berlin and mr. obama used the moment to make a pointed attack on bogus news stories and other social media platforms and calling reports threat to democracy. >> if we can't discriminate between serious arguments and propaganda, then we have problems. >> daniel: when sharing story easier than fact checking it, the battle for truth is very difficult and analysts found in 3-month before election day the most popular stories produced by
shares and comments on facebook than the most popular articles by major news websites. now, the man chosen to become donald trump national security advisory retired michael flynn tweeted was retweeted was nearly 7,000 times. facebook and google have announced they will no longer allow fake news sites to use ad selling services. in the newsroom, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: senior to revise the policy. it requires students to keep phones off and out of site and some students say they listen to music to help them study during the day and others take pictures of homework in the classes that they didn't have enough text books for everyone. worcester superintendent says the rules should not change. umass dartmouth working to make transgender students feel comfortable when picking a restroom. the university just finished
occupancy bathrooms to all gender facilities. the school also added an online map to students can easily find them. the project started back in 2011 >> gene: soccer team suspended heading into the sweet 16 tournament. umass wearing black and player pulled down umass player and that umass player kicks the ball into the opponent's throwing the umass player out and suspending the player out to the next game and later on this happened, umass number 77 appears to elbow his opponent in the face and then grabs the player around the neck and throws him to the ground. another red card ejected him from the game but not before he red butts the referee. >> played soccer most of my life and seeing that that's not acceptable.
the behavior and disciplining players involved and the team is scheduled to play tufts tomorrow. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. good morning, everyone. new accident, this is on the pike eastbound, it is right before 128 as you approach the weston tolls. that's why we are seeing the colors changing on our traffic flow and stalled car right in the middle of 128 northbound make way through needham and up to the pike and sluggish on 93 south medford down into zakim bridge in leverett connector. and here are live drive times, 16 minutes on pike eastbound from the weston tolls to the ted williams tunnel. 21 minutes on route 1, half hour 128 northbound westwood to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. i ran out to my car to get caffeine. it is still really cold out there i will say. >> if you had consulted me first i would have said take your coat with you. 45? right now in boston but because of the a little bit of
sunshine out there and no matter what time it will feel kind of cold to start. we should be up around 50? by 10:00 a.m., noon time 54. we hit highs close to but not quite at 60 in boston and you can see the evening temperatures dropping fast with clear skies in place. now, we have an ocean storm out there right now, it is a little breezy and cooler closer to that and only area being impacted by clouds, wind, is cape this morning. rest of us get bu day, even the cape ends up brightening up and upper 50s boston, north shore, sea coast, down to plymouth about 56?, check out 60s from providence, rhode island into norwood, framingham, manchester, new hampshire and mild and repeat situation with 50s for your saturday highs. look at sunday though. sunday comes along and we got temperatures stuck in the 40s
only 42 in worcester and colder air moving in and a little bit of light snow mixing with rain or even a little built of changeover with flurries, especially into central mass and southwestern new hampshire. let's actually walk through it here because i do have shower chances that start around midnight here going into your sunday. the best bet for showers then when you wake up sunday morning. in fact, future cast one of the slower models to bring it in. just looking at some other information and they are suggesting hey, the rain could be in boston by say 4:00, 5:00 in the morning and morning blast of showers and should see a little bit of lull around noon time and showers push off to the north here and on the other side of this front, we got all of this cold windy air moving in and because it is cooling down so much, everything starts falling as snow and melts and a little bit of everything in worcester here, really light, really patchy stuff, chance you will see a little bit of mix but with ground temperatures in the 40s here, it is really not going to be able to stick very
central mass or southwestern new hampshire. weather concerns wind and rain and incredibly windy, gusts up around 35 miles per hour and got morning showers and slight risk we are going to get snow mixing in and boston end up with flurry here late on sunday so watching forecast very closely and as we get into the weekend you bet we will be watching temperatures like a hawk to make sure it doesn't end up cooler and snow sticking a little easier. flurries, 47?, bright and breezy for tuesday. wednesday for traveling i got temperatures in the 40s with increasing clouds and then your thanksgiving forecast expect 40s, showers likely northern new england could even see some snowflakes. over to you. >> sara: some state lawmakers want to see the bail system change. they say it punishes the poor and allows criminals with cash
>> taxpayer spending $100 million on system that's not fair. >> state representative supports the bill that will reform the current bail system. it would use a risk assessment tool that would help courts determine when to detain a defendant or to release him with supervision. he says the bill would produce the prison population and save the taxpayer's millions. tonight on fox25 news at 10:00 we learned the impact the current system has on women and why bail reform could be a steep >> gene: woman sucker punched by police officer and all caught on camera. coming up the investigation underway right after that video
>> daniel: audio that's great. take a listen. video posted on facebook earlier this week shows a flagstaff trying to arrest the woman on warrant and that's when things got heated when asked to see it and chief of police ask another department to conduct a criminal investigation. barrier around the gorilla enclosure of cincinnati zoo did
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