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about it. the holiday season has arrived. major on the mass pike that may make your trip a little easy they are year. >> good morning and thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning november 22. we appreciate you being with us this morning, i am gene lavanchy. >> and i am sara underwood. windy and cooler today. those are the big weather headlines. you definitely want to bundle up. shiri her is in the storm track irweather center with the towns seeing the most. >> we start our day at or below freezing. 29 in bedford. 27 in worcester. 31 in nashua new hampshire. and 30 in plymouth. a little patchy fog. not too worried. we will find sunshine right through the clouds this morning. we got sustained winds running in the teens right now. gusting into the 20s. another breezy day on tap. this is your hour-by-hour forecast in lowell. it does apply.
that's if for highs, low to mid-40s. that's all i can do. more sun than yesterday and we will look at how long the bright stretch will last us coming up when i am back in 10. julie grauert is live with drive time traffic. and new issues, the 755 inbound is running behind schedule and 8:33 from beverly is cancelled because of mechanical issues. to our maps where things are moving along fine. this little area on 93 south. an in wilmington and that's where we are starting to see red or our map from 195 approaching that area. expressway moving fine from the braintree split through naponset. 23 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 20 minutes on the expressway. 30 minutes on 93 south from andover to the connector. we start this morning with breaking news from tennessee. the school bus driver being blamed for this horrific scene
is now behind bars. the driver lost control and flipped the bus into this tree in chattanooga, tennessee. ntsb is on the way to the scene. 24-year-old jonathany walker has been charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. the school bus was bringing 35 elementary school student home at 3:30 when the bus crashed. 23 students were taken to the hospital. some of them are now in critical condition. every public safety official's absolute worst nightmare. but that is nothing in comparison to the nightmare that families and friends in our community are going through. >> gene: police have issued a warrant to get the data and video recorder from the school pus. they say more charges are pending against the driver of the elementary school where the kid on the bus attend will be
counselors will be available for staff and students. we will be following the updates. here at home, community leaders are calling out for monitors on school buses for a different reason. the state is investigating a 6-year-old boy who allegedly sexually assaulted another student on the bus multiple times. paivrn at the charter school where the children go are outraged because they only found out about the incident from a facebook post. jessica reyes is live at charter public school with more on the investigation. jess. >> reporter: sara, so many parents say they will not be letting their kids ride the bus after this. we heard from some many of them yesterday. a lot of them furious they had to be hearing about this from facebook and not the case itself. >> why was no one informed until it went viral. >> reporter: parent of the students a of the charter school are horrified and demanding answer after learning
the graphic post. i have a close friend whose son is getting molested about ten times, mainly by a 6-year-old, mainly on the bus. the post goes on to describe several other incidents on buses and was shared thousands of time. the school reported to incident on police until november 3 and not until sunday that several parents learned about it through that post. >> i heard about it on facebook. and i got a phone call from the school. >> reporter: the call was an automated issue. >> we are aware t regarding an alleged incident on the school bus earlier this month. >> supply stomach turned. i was sick to my stomach. how did they let this go on. >> reporter: on their web site, renaissance said the school took appropriate action and followed protocols calling law enforcement immediately. we have taken this seriously and proven students safe tee.
some parents who ho are wondering how many more students could have been affected and would the have known at all if not for the facebook post. >> they are not telling us anything. >> reporter: we are learning there was a camera on the bus but not a bus monitor at the time. there this is not a criminal investigation because the child in question is only 6 years old. live in hyde park, jessica reyes, fox25 news. president president-elect turning about the transition of power that is going smoothly. daniel miller has the president-elect's plans. >> daniel: the two-and-a-half-minute video is one of a few opportunities to hear from mr. trump directly after he was elected two weeks ago. and in the video, he revealed he has big plans once he takes office. >> i asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take on day one to restore our laws and bring back our jobs. it is about time.
take withdrawing the u.s. from the transatlantic partnership. instead his team will negotiate fair trade deals that will bring jobs and industries back on american shores. mr. trump said he will end restrictions on energy energy including fracking and clean coal that he says will create more jobs. he also wants to reduce regulations, develop new infrastructure to protect the u.s. from cyber attacks and open investigations into visa abuse. scott brown here was among the many politicians who visited trump tower yesterday as part of transition meetings. the 57-year-old is vying to become the new secretary of veterans affairs. brown spent 35 years in the army gnarled and retired as a colonel. brown says the va has, quote, great problems that need to be fixed. >> initially i would try to obviously work on the suicide issues. i would try to get the folks with mental health issues covered immediately. the va can't do it all.
of those cases to private -- private vendors obviously. >> daniel: ay found that 20 vets take their lives every day in the united states and among the people who have also been spotted at trump to youer in the last week, patriots owner robert kraft. we caught up with kraft and asked him if he would accept a job in the trump administration if offered. he said he loves his current job and would do anything he could to make help america stronger. in the newsroom protecting donald trump and his family is costing new york city more than $1 million a day according to a new report from cnn. those costs won't necessarily drop significantly once he moves into the white house. this is because his wife and 10-year-old son expect to stay in trump tower in manhattan. add together expense is the cost of police assigned to trump's adult children and his grandchildren who are also receiving secret service protection. the search continues for whoever killed a lowell mother during a fight at a party this
of gloribel orengo want justice, and they can't understand why police have not found her attackers. she was at a party with her son and she was asked to leave and a group of people beat her to death and his nephew witnessed the entire attack. >> they tell me that he was holding his mother and calling out mommy her name, glory. someone heard him and they called 911. >> orengo leaves behind four children and three grandchildren. investigators have not released any information about the suspects. months after a jogger was found murdered along a trail in palestinianston, officials are work -- in princeton, officials are working to track down her killer. a dark-colored suv spotted near the crime scene have led to a steady stream of tips.
of the tips as they work to resolve vanessa marcotte's murder. they are reminding people to call the tip line with any information. boston police release new pictures of officer matthew morris just released from spalding rehab just in time for thanksgiving. morris has been working with nurses, doctors and they are pi's who treated him over the last six weeks. the 12-year veteran and another officer were shot several times after of an argument. another officer shot and killed the suspect. tolling, former house speaker sal dimasi will be released from prison in north carolina. he is set to be released to his wife at 10 a.m. and fly home to his apartment in melrose. after that he will have to report directly to the local probation office. last week a judge granted dimasi a compassionate release as he battles two forms of cancer. the 71-year-old served six
on corruption. a company that runs commuter rail is under fire for poor performance. two out of every five trains on the worcester line is running late. the "boston herald" reporting half the trains were on time so far this month. the general manager of keolis says an overhaul of the whole worcester line will help trains perform better this year in winter than last year. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. 93 south, things are moving at a decent 33 minutes florida 495 in andover to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: wind chills in the teens and 20s feeling like 16 in worcester and 22 in brockton. i don't see very much improvement until after about 8:00 this morning. warmest wind chills i can find for you, 32 degrees. will feel like it is breezing all day. how long the cold sticks around . 6:10, a scary close all for a group of children on the side of the road. what caused a police cruiser to spin out of control and almost hit these kids on the sidewalk.
coming up at 6:15, pack the bags and crank up the engines, head over the bridge and on the highways. expecting millions to be on the road and a big test for drivers on the mass pike. michael henrich along the pike in weston. things very busy over the next few days. >> reporter: some would call it crowded. no matter when you leave over the next couple of day. the first major test, gene, for the new set-up you a long the mass pike. you see behind me where the weston tolls used to be and now, of course, the toll booths are gone. this is the first holiday travel week since the removal of those toll booths. mass dot completing most of the
and even with the expected rains open, several of the on-and-off ramps as you see here in weston are still construction zones. to make things a little easier on travelers, mass dot plans to stop all construction for the weekend starting tomorrow at 5 a.m. so what is the point of being here now? well, google maps tell us to expect the major roads to be most crowded today and tomorrow and aaa estimates that massachusetts residents, 950,000 of them will travel 50 and when you look at new england as a whole, aaa's estimate climbs to 1.9 million people. 2.4% increase from last year, in part to the gas prices. so as we -- as we take a look at the travel situation now, keep in mind fox25 is here following these most important traffic situations from the beginning of the project along the mass pike. we will be with you throughout this holiday week.
live in weston, michael henrich, fox25 news. and we say we will be with you, we mean it. i will be back at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. tonight following all of the traffic as people head out of town to their thanksgiving destinations. right now an accident on 93 south slowing things up just a little bit right before 125 in wilmington. shifting slightly southbound. new accident on the expressway near freeport street as you are heading northbound. that's why we are seeing this volume accumulating backing up even earlier than usual. 15 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 37 minutes on 93 south. 24 minutes on 128 southbound from peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now, and shiri, you are forecasting another school and breezy day and after yesterday, i would say you are prepared. >> shiri: yes, we are, because the winds will be a little bit lighter and be ready, wind blown, wind chills again, but this time it stays dry. something cool overnight tonight, you may see the aurora
i can't wait to see your photos on twitter if that is the case. a light wintry mix on that thanksgiving morning forecast. right now 31 in portsmouth, new hampshire. lawrence and fitchburg and norwood. norwood at 31 right now. we do have wind chills, so feels like the lower 20s. notice that temperatures really slow to even climb out of the 30s at 10:00 this morning. norwood at still at 37 degree. lower 40s on tap this afternoon. quick cool down this evening with mostly cleask sunshine today lower 40s across eastern massachusetts. worcester at 35 degrees, orange and keene both have 37 this afternoon. and a look at future cast today that is breaking down the brighter forecast today. just a couple of snow showers continuing into northern new england but, yes, still gusty. gusts around 30 miles per hour. not strong enough to do damage but man it feels cold.
widen our cope and inch our way into a huge travel day on wednesday. eastern united states still okay. the middle of the united states okay. but out around the great lakes. a little snow to the north. rain to the south. that snow, ha thank rain stretches into the ohio -- that rain is stretching into the ohio valley into mississippi. and winds shift to us and we are looking at the potential of snow and ice. really light stuff early on thursday morning up ahead of what future islands will be drizzle for you guys and anywhere north of plymouth watch out for slipping and sliding early thanksgiving day. your travel conditions, golden wednesday his or her like 8:00. we are watching for light icing on the road and light snow on the road. i am looking at accumulation under an inch. accumulation is not a big deal. the fact that the roads will be
rain. seven-day forecast with the weekend always in view. 43 bright and breezy. thanksgiving, we have that light mix into. and keeping it mostly dry. and a little black ice if you were headed out early and this weekend more of a mix but honestly shaping up to be mostly rain. back over to you, sara. number of drug skyrocketing and police are worried there could be mean as voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana. >> the fact that we are allowing more people to drive impaired on our streets and it will have an effect and people will die because of it. >> right now officers do not have a roadside test for drugs like they do for alcohol, but
coming up at 6:23. police have made an arrest in the murder of a san antonio police officer. otis mccain shot and killed benjamin marconi after marconi pulled over another driver. mccain was in a bitter custody reporters why he killed mccain. >> i have been through several custody battles and i was upset at the situation i was in and i lashed out at somebody. >> gene: mccain apologized to the officer's family. the shooting happened just outside of the police station. we have learned that mccain went to the station hours before the shooting and said something to a desk clerk and
going off in japan where a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit. the tsunami warning has been lifted and aftershocks could be for days. it hit off of fukishima, the same area where people were killed from a 9.2-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami onside six years ago. tuesday's shock was an aftershock of that quake back in 2011. an alabama community in shock after a student was allegedly suspended for being bullied. this video posted to facebook show the student as he is chased down the hallway in his school being shoved and hit in the back of the head. at the end of the video the student is corner and punched in the face. now the community want answers to the school. >> sending my kid here. that scares me. what if it gets worse when my child is old enough nobody middle school.
said he was suspended but the accused bully was only sent home. school police are investigating the attack. they plan to have counseling for students who are now worried about their safety. a close call for a group of children near pittsburgh. surveillance video show this cruiser nearly hitting four kids standing on the sidewalk. look at it in real speed at real time. man, that was close. the cruiser spun out of control when hit by a van and the force of that crash forced the cruiser to hit another van parked on the side stolen car at the time. no children were hurt and that officer suffered minor injuries. police are searching for a would-be robber that tried to break into a convenience store but failed missably. you can see in the video he gets out of minivan and throws a rock at the window and it doesn't break and he drives away. the owner of star is stephen davis who testified in the whitey bulger trial in the murder of his sister debra
after his sister and daughter. he said after watching the video, he couldn't stop laughing. >> the first time i seen the video i was tearing i was laughing so hard. this has got to be the stupid son of a b. one of the top.five dumbest thieves i have ever seen. >> he posted it to facebook and it has been shared thousands time. they were able to get a license plate number from the video and they areor checking on the flight delay. a situation a lot like yesterday where the winds are slowing things down in new york. i will keep a close eye on this this morning. i am expecting another breezy day. the makers of the emi pen are under fire once again. what the company is doing to avoid answering questions about their new cheaper version of
complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> sara: now at 6:30, breaking news overnight. a school bus driver charged in a crash that killed five students. the one factor police are concentrating on as a potential cause for the crash. >> reporter: parents of students at a boston school demanding answers after learning of a sex all assault on a bus through facebook. >> after hearing this, i am like, i don't know what to think. >> reporter: what the school is now doing about it and why it took them nearly three weeks to tell parents. a local police officer accused of sexually assaulting a man now off the job. why he won't get his pension after 20 years of service. good morning, everybody. 6:30 on this tuesday, november
about. >> everybody is and kind of got that holiday feel of the week. certainly a holiday feel for the temperatures too. >> sara: 100%. >> gene: you will need your coat this morning. meteorologist shiri spear tracking the wind chills in the teens and 20s. >> the wind chills out there. the winds won't be quite as strong as yesterday. 30-mile-per-hour gusts in boston. 24 miles per hour in worcester. 29 miles per hour on the vineyard. so blustery. and this is what they are doing. taking temperatures close to freezing and making it feel like and beverly and bedford. feels like 14 right now in milton. worcester feels like 16. that has dropped since last hour. feels like 22 in nashua, new hampshire. and 22 in hyannis. i would definitely call this a warm start to our tuesday morning. 53 degrees at 8:00. keeping things fairly bright with a mix of sun and clouds. noontime, lower 40s, windblown
probably feel more like 32. to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. an accident update. >> julie: 6:31 and issues on the road from a tendency to work out like this. several police cars with a crash on the naponset river bridge. inbound in quincy. you can see the far right lane getting by. both of those fire trucks. slowing things down in that area. we take you out to the map and there is an indication of that accident of the crash. and things slowing down we also have a new accident eastbound on the pike near newton corner. north of the pike route 1, 93 south moving along fine. and 36 minutes on the pike eastbound. 27 minutes on the expressway. 30 minutes on 128 southbound as you approach the weston tolls. >> gene: breaking this morning a that canning into ga, tennessee bus driver being charged in a crash that killed
walker charged him with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless driving. they are looking whether he was speeding at the time of the crash. there were 35 children between kindergarten and fifth grade on the bus when it veered off the road and hit a tree and split in half. some kids on the bus say it was going very fast before the crash. they are looking at the video and data recorders to learn.what happened. grief counselo parents and teachers. >> here at home, community leaders are calling out monitors or school buses for a different reason. the state is investigating a 6-year-old boy who allegedly sexually assaulted another student on the bus multiple times. parents at the charter school where the children go are outraged because they only found out about the incident florida a facebook post. our jessica reyes live at boston renaissance charter school where some parents say
the bus, jess. >> reporter: right, sara, a lot of parent are beside themselves about this. we heard from a lot of them contacted our station saying they were so upset that they learned of this from a facebook post and not from the school and this morning a lot of questions about this. >> it read, i have a son who was molested ten times by another 6-year-old mainly on the bus. the post goes on for other incidents on the bus and shared thousands of times. the incident to boston police on november 3, but not until sunday that parents learned about it from that facebook post the school sent out an automated message they took appropriate action; however, not nearly enough for parents who thought the school would send any at all if not for the post. >> i love the school and after hearing this, i am like, i don't know what to think. >> reporter: the school not public but boston public schools handles transportation
the city including this one. there was no bus monitor on board at the time and only 30% of 3,000 bus roots have them, including eight of the charter schools 21 bus routes. putting a monitor on every bus would cost the district up today 7 million. now later this mork, we will be hearing from a woman who describes herself as an advocate for bus monitors. she should be here in the 8:00 hour. and we will be hearing from her. as criminal case because the child in question is only 6 years old. jessica reyes, fox25 news. a father in manchester, new hampshire is in jail after thinks two small children were found living in filth. police received a 911 call for a well being check on james greiner. inside of his apartment, they found his 2-year-old daughter covered in human waste in her crib. and 4-year-old son tied to his bed. when we asked her, the
happened before. >> my son was not able to go to the bathroom. my son was not able to play. he was constantly in his bed and not able to be with anybody else in that bed. >> reporter: greiner pled not guilty to charges of child endangerment and reckless conduct. police tell us more charges could be filed. the children are now with his grandparents. the salem police officer accused of sexually assaulting a man on halloween has resigned. brian burtler was a long-time because butler resigned he will not receive his pension and only entitled to pay from unused vacation day. he is accused of taking a man in a closet at the city jail and performing sex acts on him. butler is mare he had to the police chief. she took a leave of absence after butler's arrest and is now back on the job. arraigningments are being made for the body of a nashua man to be sent back to new hampshire an he was hit and
christopher laite died on his birthday attending a friend's destination wedding. an autopsy has been completed and authorities have been in touch with the family. community has also donated 30,000 for the family's go fund me page to help pay to bring christopher's body back. extra money will go for his kids. the family has raised all of the money they were asking for on a go fund me page >> thank you to everyone for your kind words and prayers and support. it means so much to me. thank you so much. >> kim longmore is in the icu at beth israel hospital, a ruptured spleen, broken femur, broken bones and a knee fracture. her daughters wanted to raised 10,000. so far only $300 shy of that goal. police are looking for the driver who hit longmore in
making a little bit of progress, but already leading to backups as approach the expressway. drive time on the expressway up to 34 minutes from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. at least we are having cool conditions and not dealing with the slippery issues yesterday morning. >> shiri: no, no, no. i don't have any rain or snow. most of you waking up to the 20s and pull up that fox25 weather app because it feels like the teens and a ton of spots. 3 p.m., lower 40s for kids breezy and bright. i have the timing of our next weather maker rolling in just in time for thanksgiving. i am back with those details in about 10. sara. epi pen maker mylan is refusing to kev at a congressional hearing next week of their pending settlement with the justice department. the pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay $465 million over allegations that they overbilled medicaid for the life-saving drug.
from $100 to $600 since 2007. they have since announced a new generic version of the medication that will cost $300. next week's congressional hearing is supposed to determine if the new product could be considered generic because of its high cost. tech giant oracle has announceding it buying manchester internet company dime. the company currently employs 330 people in the new hampshire office. officials associated with the deal under the union leader are plans to keep the manchester office open and growing. they made headlines last month after a hack on the company left popular web site unavailable for hours. portsmouth police need help finding a pricey puppy. the 2-pound chihuahua worth $900 was taken sunday night from the little shop of pets. the pet shop owner says the dog has special health needs and
the dog does have a microchip. if taken to a vet, they should be able to identify it. coming up next, donald trump going off on twitter this morning. what he is saying about the "new york times," and plus the details he is refute being his meeting with the media yesterday. convenient as a click of a button, but your home shopping
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wintry mix as we creep toward thanksgiving. shiri has a timeline when all that will start in less than five minutes. updating bro breaking news overnight. police arrest a bus driver who is responsible for a crash that killed five young kids in chattanooga, tennessee. johnothony walker has been charged with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless driving. the school bus driver was bringing students home lost control, you night a tree and flipped the bus and split it in half. detectives will be looking at the black box of that bus as part of the investigation. live look at the boston renaissance charter school. the state looking at accusations assaulting another student on a school bus. parents are upset because the incident was brought to light because of a facebook post. reaching out to to the state, the school and dcf to see if
sara. >> sarah: black friday and cyber monday are quickly approaching and with the rush to buy gifts for the holidays come the increase of package thieves. our catherine parrotta has more on the warning that police are issuing before thanksgiving, catherine. >> reporter: already about 30 of these package thefts since september. not a new issue here in cambridge. a lot of these things are happening in spots where this sort of thing has happened in the past. cambridge police, they are >> clothing, books, household, you know, supplies. >> reporter: as easy as a click of a button. you can order anything from the comfort of your home.what is convenient for consumers is convenient for crooks. >> convenience in a lot of ways. >> reporter: thieves drive by and steal packages from porches. they watch the delivery trucks. >> someone stole my food. we have sort of notices in the building that packages are
address. >> we are seeing a lot of these occur between wednesday and friday in the afternoon 1:30 and 4:30. oftentimes people are at work. >> chauncey, wendel and peabody streets are some of the hot spots and some areas are particularly vulnerable. >> homes that will clustered together, close to the road are targets. it is easy prey for these suspects. they are able to quickly get in and out of homes. >> reporter: since september, the 30 larceny callsav amounted to 1200 worth of items. with the holiday shopping season there, residents don't want back. >> black friday, cyber monday and next wednesday after cyber monday is package theft wednesday. >> reporter: police do have tips to hopefully prevent that from happening up for they say it may be a good idea to have a neighbor bring the package in or sign for it yourself. if you were at work, you are not at home for the time being and sign up for some delivery
live in cambridge, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. today marks a decade since an explosion in danvers leveled an ink plant and much of the neighborhood around it. on that night, a blast equivalent to a 200-pound bomb shook the area. a many homes were damaged and several hospitalize and amaze league no one was killed. you can see what it looks like now. a lot of rebuilding including a marina standing where that plant once was. neighbors plan to get together today to mark revealed that the plainridge park casino is not holding off the promise to have local jobs. the herald said they agreed to hire 90% of work force from surrounding towns but only 65% live nearby. auditors say the state is to blame for not holding the casino industry. casino officials say no set date when they have to hit that 90% mark.
will donate all money from the black friday sales to environmental group. he feels that the country is divided but the environment is something that everyone can support. currently padagona gives 1% of their sales to environmental protection. they estimate they will be donating $2 million. to the prunes, bs playing host to the solution blues and trying to make the garden a bigger home ice advantage. 4-3 in seven games at home. they season as well. celtics signature win in minnesota. trailing by 13 into the fourth quarter when the green went on a 17-0 run to pull in front. a healthy al horford makes a big difference as he puts back his own miss. 20 on the night. rosier, nice night off the bench, buck-to-bucket. isaiah thomas led all boston scorers with 29.
the road trip will take them into brooklyn tomorrow night. lace up your seats boston common. the ice-skating rink will officially open. they put the finishing touches on the rink yesterday. the winter tradition will kick off with free admission from 10 until 4. and my girls just love this. this is you have with their favorite thing to do in the winter. >> one of the great things at life is being the first person out on a fresh piece of ice. >> i know. >> gene: that is nice, isn't it. it the next couple of mornings. we have a stretch of below-average temperatures going into thanksgiving. i want to show you this real quick. sunrise coming from jerry. looks spectacular. we do -- although we have a little cloud cover. we get the sunshine down to the ground. you get the colorful sun. and northern new england picking up a little bit more snow out that way. here is your hour-by-hour forecast with future.cast and you can see 8 a.m. temperatures just getting back up to
cities. so it is a bitter start, especially when you factor in the wind. on top of those chilly temperatures, noontime comes along. lower 40s with lunch. comes with plenty of sunshine. do not forget the sunglasses today. at 5 p.m., dark with temperatures in the middle 30s. coming down with highs in the lower 40s across eastern massachusetts. eastern massachusetts. some of our higher elevations a little cooler. worcester at 35. keene, new hampshire at 37. some of my cool spots. overnight, we will fall back into the 20s to 32eg mid-40s. a little bit below average and man oh man, nice and bright. we jump ahead to thanksgiving morning and we have travel concerns. although all looking very, very light and patchy and we are in store for a little drizzle in the cape. and travel northward to the south shore. boston north shore. and got this icy mix that we will have to watch very closely to the north and west of that. a chance of very minor snow. what i am look at now is all
little to make a skating rink of the local roads. do you have to watch out for slippery travel conditions in the morning. 38 to 44 your thanksgiving high. cool and damp in the afternoon and bemake the transition with the warming temperatures to that patchy drizzle. things could refreeze friday morning. potential of black ice in the morning and most of the day dry and mostly cloudy at 46 degrees. 49 here on s possibly a little bit of snow mixing in and i am keeping the forecast dry. >> julie: with live drive time traffic. did i hear you say improvement? >> yes, i don't want to jinx us but improvement on the naponset river bridge. earlier pictures from skyfox say that the two fire trucks and the police cars have been cleared out. the car has been towed away. that is the improvement open back up. seeing steady volume on the expressway from the brain opiniontree split to morrissey
eastbound. to the tobin bridge. pretty typical, heavy, steady volume that stays with us until 9:30. live drive times. 28 minutes on.pike eastbound. 44 minutes in the area where i mentioned. an accident through newton and that's why it is so much higher. 27 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. back to you. new in the last half hour, president-elect donald trump is up early and tweeting, and this time he is focusing on newspapers. our daniel miller has been keeping an eye on this story for the past several minutes since it started. daniel, what is trump saying. >> daniel: three tweets in the last half hour tweet being the "new york times" he abruptly cancelled the meeting with the paper. he said that the paper failing and covers him inaccurately but he may reschedule the meeting. this comes on the heels of a meeting with a number of
a source with knowledge of the gathering saying that trump singled out cnn's boss jeff zucker saying i don't like your network accusing cnn of lying in its coverage. his team is playing down reports that he unleashed a tirade of from fan tee at the meeting. he said the conversation was spirit and friendly, and trump is responding to another controversy surrounding the alt-right movement and recently posted video. take a look 13 hail trump. hail our people. >> daniel: the video was posted on the atlantic web site and shows supporters giving the nazi salute at an event in washington d.c. this weekend. trump responded with a statement saying president-elect trump has continued to denounce racism of any dined and he was elected because he will be a leader for every american. to think otherwise is a complete misrepresentation of the movement that united all americans from all backgrounds.
from the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. it is ha been a rough week for rapper kanye west. the musician was rushed to a la hospital yesterday and is reportedly being treated for exhaustion that follows a week of controversy. west made headlines thursday after announcing he would have voted for president-elect trump in the election had he voted. he also stopped his concert after performing just a few songs. west has since cancelled the remaining dates of his current north american tour including boston. a first of its kind experimental amputation performed right here in boston. if it proves to be successful, a local man is able to control his prosthetic leg using his brain. the procedure is being called the greatest development in limb research since world war ii. the experimental surrey focused on using nerves to control a robotic leg. the nerves are more precise than simply focusing on muscle movements. >> close your eye for a second
ground. if you move your ankle up and down, you can have a sense in your brain about where that limb is in space. >> now if the procedure is successful, 52-year-old jim ewing from falmouth lane will be able to feel sensation in his robotic leg. doctors are optimistic that it will work. the procedure will also be named after ewing. pretty impressive. >> sara: super impressive. 6:57 state. the last-minute preps to get nantucket ready for the vice president's arrival. soon, residents in massachusetts will be able to
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>> shiri: you will definitely want to warm up the car and tracking thanksgiving. >> jessica: parents learned about sexual assault through facebook. >> i don't know what to think. >> jessica: what the parents are telling parents nearly 3 weeks after the event. >> provide the people after a transition. >> gene: donald trump taking a break from reporter to address