tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC October 13, 2015 6:00am-7:00am EDT
>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." emily: outrage over tacos landing a first responder in trouble. why witnesses say he assaulted a man in line for food. randy: breaking overnight. heroes in their final moments. what we're learning about the last moves of two firefighters killed on the job in kansas city. a on the eye for this tuesday morning. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." emily: also on the eye this morning, that is orbit right
astros. he's got some moves he's showing schooled. it is the dance-off you have to see this morning. poppers. good morning. i'm emily riemer. randy: and i'm randy price. cindy fitzgibbon, a little damp out there. cindy: we'll be dance inning the rain a little bit. make sure you have an umbrella this morning. a heads-up on this. where you see the white and notice there is a lot of it showing up in southeastern massachusetts, we've got fog as well. reducing visibility down to half a mile around the plymouth area. fog and showers. hope you enjoyed the holiday weekend. back to work and school this morning. we are dealing with wet weather. scattered showers here on the western part of the state. look at these heavy downpours here where you're seeing the yellows and the oranges showing up. moving on to coastal parts of connecticut and rhode island and here into southeastern massachusetts as well. lighter rain extends north to plymouth. we have lighter showers here on the island but heavy downpours. there's been thunder and
lightning with this cell here just south of the waters here. it looks as though this will be moving into new bedford within the next half an hour or so. not out of the question down this way. you get into a rumble of thunder. look at the temperatures. 50's to the lower 60's. 58 in boston right now so not nearly as chilly as the past few days. through 8:00 this morning, we're going to watch that area of rain continue to lift north ward. likely getting into boston by 8:00 a.m. and then it is scooting out just as quickly. so that by 11:00 this morning, most of the action is shifting off shore. we'll get a break around lunchtime through early afternoon. clouds with a few breaks of sunshine. front is approaching. this could give us an additional shower as we go through the evening hours. the wettest part of the day through about 10:00 a.m. clouds break for some sunshine as we get into the afternoon. and it's another mild day into the lower 70's we go but this is it. cooler air starts to work on in starting tomorrow. let's get you out to the roads right now. that weather could be slowing folks down to the south. olessa: it is rush hour. of course we have that volume all across the area north of
town as well. on the camera shot this is a live look at the zakim and leverett connector for you. let's check the rest of that ride. as you head south we're still watching that accident 24 northbound approaching 128. and delays are back into brockton with that crash. route 3 stop-and-go from weymouth to braintree. the ride on the expressway is 20 minutes braintree to boston. as you make your aalong the pike 15 minute ride 495 to 128. delays out of methuen down to das dascomb road. once again approaching spot pond. randy: breaking news. a close call for a woman driving on route 1 in saugus. a piece of scrap metal came flying off the truck in front of her and smashed right through her windshield this morning. luckily it hit the passenger side and no one was sitting in the passenger seat. an interview you'll see only on the "eyeopener" this morning, the driver says it was really a >> (inaudible). randy: state police are now
trying to track down the truck carrying that metal. we'll bring you more information as we get it here on the eye. emily: right now a firefighter is on leave accused of beating a man because he took too long to order his food. randy: the eyeopener's jim lokay is live in brookline with the alarming account from witnesses. jim: it all happened here at this popular establishment harvard avenue this morning. that firefighter is due in court this morning and facing some serious charges. police say it happened outside this restaurant on sunday night. a woman who witnessed the incident says it was horrifying that the firefighter was preferring to stay anonymous, quote, "it was like he was in a zone and wasn't going to stop. i was afraid he was going to kill him." a police report says 37-year-old joseph ward threw the man, who appeared to be homeless, to the ground, straddling him on the sidewalk as he repeatedly punched and kicked the 53-year-old. >> you hear that someone is an authority figure and beating up homeless people. i don't know.
it's not great to hear. jim: surveillance cameras could be key in this case. police say they clearly show the attack as it unfolded. this firefighter heads to court later on this morning. we will keep you updated as to what happens then. live this morning in brookline, i'm jim lokay, wcvb, newscenter 5. randy: five minutes after 6:00. breaking overnight. we are getting new details on the heroic final actions of two firefighters killed battling flames in missouri. the eye's erika tarantal is tracking developments as they come in. erika: those kansas city firefighters being called heroes this morning, as we now know from a burning apartment building before they were killed. the department chief says the building was engulfed in flames and already heavily damaged when crews arrived. a number of people inside had to the firefighters were clearing part of the structure where the roof had already partially collapsed when more came two were killed and two others were hurt.
they saved two civilians, carried them out of the second floor on ladders before the wall collapsed. erika: it's not clear how badly hurt the surviving firefighters are right now, and the identities of the men killed have yet to be released. the mayor of kansas city said overnight the tragedy is a reminder that firefighters put their lives on the line every day. it's not clear at this point randy: a judge will hear arguments today in the aaron hernandez double murder case. prosecutors are trying to get ahold of physical evidence involving a third party. the details of that evidence have not been released. hernandez is accused of killing two men in 2012 after an encounter at a boston nightclub. he is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder. emily: right now this quincy couple is preparing to face a judge accused in a gruesome killing on the south shore. the eye's sera congi is live at the courthouse in plymouth with the charges they're facing. sera: three people are now charged in this murder, and
over yet. the victim here robert mckenna was found dead on the kitchen floor of his damons point road home by a friend last month. police calling this a particularly grisly crime. on friday, quincy lawyer michael moscaritolo and his girlfriend lauren kalil were arrested in the case. moscaritolo facing a slew of charges including murder, burglary, and receiving stolen property. police also recovered five weapons stolen from the crime scene including an ak47 assault rifle. a third suspect james ferguson is already being held without bail in the case. during today's arraignment, we expect to learn new details about this case including some precious gems that may have been stolen as well from mckenna's home. again, prosecutors say that they are not finished here. they are looking for another suspect. live in plymouth, sera congi,
wcvb, newscenter 5. north attleboro is taking new action in response to campus shootings. 60 teachers and staff are now that put them in direct contact with first responders. the change follows a review of school safety procedures in the wake of the 2012 massacre in newtown, connecticut. "the sun chronicle" reports the the town's capital improvement plan. parents of students at nashua north high school will meet with school leaders this morning. the meeting comes after a book called "death notes" was found with the names of 17 students inside. the superintendent says the student behind the book will be disciplined. randy: the revere man who died after a weekend confrontation with police recently underwent a mental evaluation. "the herald" reports that happened last week, days before he's accused of breaking into an apartment building. a young child was with him and was eventually released. the man, whose name has not been released, was tased and died at the hospital. an autopsy will determine an
emily: commitment 2016. the stage is set in las vegas as the democrats hoping to win the party's nomination go head-to-head tonight. hillary clinton, bernie sanders, jim webb, martin o'malley, and lincoln chafee will all participate. cnn has a sixth podium available and says it will make room for vice president joe biden if he decides to run. ahead of tonight's debate, a new poll shows hillary clinton with a widening lead in two early primary states-- nevada and south carolina. the cnn/orc poll shows clinton has a 16-point lead over bernie sanders in nevada. and if vice president joe biden opts not to run, her lead over sanders widens to 22 points. in south carolina, clinton tops biden by 25 points and sanders by 31 points. without biden, clinton's margin over sanders expands to 50 points. randy: two republican presidential candidates will be busy in the granite state today. jeb bush begins a three-day visit with a stop in manchester.
meeting in lebanon. and senator lindsey graham will be campaigning in derry, bedford, concord, and newport. g.o.p. frontrunner donald trump in new hampshire trying to convince a bi-partisan group that he's tough, smart, and not divisive. trump was one of eight candidates showing up for the "no labels" convention, a bipartisan group targeting compromise. he was near silent on the house speaker debacle and he also wouldn't give specifics on how he would get conservatives and liberals to agree. emily: 6:10 this morning. new reason for hikers to make sure they're prepared before they hit the trails. randy: the trouble facing two men rescued from mount washington. and the college student behind this infamous rant over macaroni and cheese is talking. how he wants other students to help right his wrong. emily: new this morning. improve your eyesight by eating. three foods to improve your vision. erika?
erika: breaking overnight. a newburyport woman is luckily to be alive after scrap metal came flying through her windshield. this is video just in from the scene on route 1 in saugus. uj see the metal hit the passenger side where luckily no one was sitting. cindy. cindy: we've got one more mild day into the 70's by this afternoon before big a temperature drop moves on in. but this morning you need an umbrella as you head out the door. take a look at the radar right now. we're seeing heavier showers south of boston. downpours, even the chance of some thunder rumbling on through this morning. we'll break down the full
randy: all right. thanks to everyone who came to cockerpalooza, the annual fundraiser for cocker spaniel rescue of new england. always a good time. this of course raises money to provide medical care for needy cocker spaniels who have been rescued. emily: best fund-raising gala name ever. no other word for that. randy: and the celeb ritdy cocker spaniels there. brady and others. emily: thank you for that wake-up call. get your friends, your coworkers, or your classmates and record your own eyeopener wake-up call. just go to the front page of wcvb.com and upload it in the u-local section of our website. olessa: a little bit of rain and fog. cindy: all of a sudden back to work and back to school and you can barely see anything in southeastern massachusetts. where you have the fog, that's where we have the fog reducing visibility. notice that extends up to southeast new hampshire. a half mile visibility in plymouth. there's fog out there this morning. then there's this. you need an umbrella as you're heading out the door right now. you can see some showers filling in in the western part of the state. you can see heavy downpours here to the south.
but the leading edge of the lighter rain getting closer to boston now. all the way up here toward bridgewater. even out toward mansfield we are looking at a few rain drops but the heavier stuff here is is to our south. where you see the yellows and the oranges these are downpours. these have been coming up and lightning. there have been thunderstorms in the waters to our south. they seem to be falling apart right now. not seeing any lightning but this heavier downpour it wouldn't shock me in there was a rumble of thunder associated with it moving into new bed nrd in the next 20 minutes. in the next 50 minutes reaching up toward you. heavier rain moving in to southeastern massachusetts now. look at the temperatures. lower 60's. southerly wind overnight. we've warmed it up. 58 boston. 5 in worcester. a few 40's back toward orange and keene. temperatures will climb slowly this morning. notice we have that threat for showers through about 10:00 a.m. and then we're drying it out at lunchtime with some breaks of sunshine this afternoon. we're going to head up into the 70's again this afternoon with that southerly wind. near 70 on the cape.
about 70 in worcester. so this is it for the mild weather because off to the west there's a cool front and once this crosses the area tonight and the winds shift to the west. it will tap into cooler air. the temperature trend is down each and every day starting during the day tomorrow. so along this frontal boundary, there are a few scattered showers. we'll watch that for this evening. in the meantime we have this low racing up from the south. this is producing the rain this morning. and this whole cluster of showers with some embedded downpour s is going to be moving into boston by 8:00 this morning and then notice it hugs mainly eastern massachusetts. by 11:00 this morning it's beginning to exit off shore. then we're drying it out. clouds, some breaks of sunshine through most of the afternoon. and then we'll watch that front evening. one or two showers may hold together and cross the area. midnight. thereafter, the front is gone. temperatures dropping into the 40's and 50s. tomorrow is a cooler day. we'll be in the 60's with a blend of clouds and sunshine. it looks like dry weather for us wednesday.
but notice it's getting even cooler near 60. on friday we're going to watch another front approach. this one likely going to bring in some showers during the afternoon and evening hours. not looking like an all-day rain or washout but behind that front, the coldest air of the season is moving on in. high temperatures on saturday with a gusty breeze. only in the lower 50's and by sunday, bright sunshine. not getting out of the 40's. we'll likely wake up to frost with the potential of a hard freeze by monday morning. olessa: are we saying good-bye to the 70's. cindy: i think we are. day. olessa: it's a quiet start out there this morning. building. here's route 1 in saugus. southbound move to go the bottom of the screen. volume. ride. south town 24 northbound still 128. you've got those heavy delays now all the way back into brockton approaching to crash. route stop-and-go out of weymouth. 95 days delays in canton if this morning. 25 minutes braintree to boston.
about 20, 495 out to 128. as you make your way south on 9 not too bad out of methuen but that volume really picks up near wilmington at 125 and stays heavy down to the leverett connector. trains and buses doing okay. em leem. emily: thank you. new this morning. two amateur hikers rescued from mt. washington might be footing the bill for their rescue. the men were stranded sunday with no food or water when they called for help. officials say it was snowing, and winds were gusting nearly 100 miles per hour. one of them had twisted his ankle. "the herald" reports if found negligent, they could be required to pay about $1,500. randy: this morning the u-conn student whose obscenity-laced tirade went viral is now issuing a new message. luke gatti is apologizing. by now, most people have seen the video of a drunk gatti demanding mac and cheese inside the university's student union. he yells at, swears at, and even
shoves a manager who wouldn't serve him because he was carrying an open beer. >> he was just doing his job. he gave me so many chances to walk away. no one should be treated that way like ever. randy: gatti posted that apology on youtube adding that anyone who wants to send him "mac and cheese" should just donate to a local food pantry. he could be expelled over the incident. an agreement has been reached between budweiser brewer, anheuser-busch, inbev, and s.a.b. miller. the "agreement in principal" creates the world's largest beer company. overnight, anheuser-busch said it increased its offer to more than $67 a share. randy: you've probably heard carrots are good for your eyes. emily: but there are other foods that can also help you maintain that great eyesight. first fatty fish like tuna. the omega-3's in them can nourish your retina and prevent the onset of eye diseases linked to aging.
or try a little citrus. fruits like clementines, oranges, and mandarins contain anti-oxidants that can protect the cornea and ward off cataracts. and finally load up on the spinach. the pigments, beta-carotene, and vitamins go a long way towards protecting against vision loss. all three of those pretty tasty. randy: make a little salad. emily: triple the protection. does it work that way? randy: a wedding with about 40,000 guests. emily: and a security guard who steals the show from an m.l.b. mascot. it's ahead in eyepoppers. erika? erika: then new at 6:30, they were long-lost sisters and didn't even know it. how two co-workers realized they were much more than friends. and a police officer apparently asleep on the job. this morning new claims the officer has had issues before. reid? we continue to follow breaking news in saugus. a driver incredibly okay after a huge piece of scrap metal came crashing through the windshield
these are lifting into now. the leading edge of the lighter rain drops, you can see closing in on weymouth over to marshfield. morning. we also have a lot of fog. temperatures in the 50's and 60's though. we're headed back into the 70's this afternoon as clouds break for sunshine. so that threat for showers with us. how about 10:00 or 11:00 this morning. we're drying it out. one more day in the 70's today. the cooldown begins only near 60 randy? randy: cindy, thank you. time now for high opers. olessa is here. olessa: two runners take a break from sunday's chicago marathon to what else? get hitched! mark jockel and stephanie rainhart took five minutes during the 8th mile to tie the knot. the couple met two years ago while marathon training. after taking their vows, the couple went on to finish the rest of the 18.2 miles they had left. that's how i would want to celebrate a marriage as well.
18 miles of running. randy: a great time. thanks for inviting us. olessa: sounds fantastic. an on-the-field dance-off between the houston astros mascot and a security guard. michael jackson's "slave to the rhythm" inspiring the impressive moves between this pair. my favorite move. both win points with us for channeling the king of pop. i can watch this guy go all day. he's very athletic. a flip. that's michael jackson. randy: oh, my gosh. olessa: a little bit of attitude. randy: he didn't get injured. olessa: i don't think so. nobody broke a hip or anything. good job. randy: thank you, olessa. emily: thanks, guys. still ahead. boston doctors save the life of a baby who was not expected to live. after other surgeons gave up hope. and a wedding photo is going viral. the bride's natural instinct
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." randy: two of missouri's bravest making the ultimate sacrifice. >> they did not die in vain. randy: breaking overnight. their final act that saved other lives. emily: grief and anger after a missing woman's body is found in her own home. the answers friends are now demanding from police. jim: a local firefighter off the job and due in court. the action he's accused of taking after getting fed up at this restaurant. randy: and it's not your average wedding show. this bride's wedding day detour is going viral. on the eye. emily: and we're following breaking news in saugus. take a look at this. scrap metal crashing right through a car windshield on route one. you'll hear from the driver in just a moment.
randy: we're checking route 1 right now at 6:30 on this tuesday morning. traffic is backed up although that accident scene has been cleared at this point. good morning to you. thank you for joining us. i'm randy price. emily: and i'm emily riemer along with cindy and olessa this morning. a lot of company on the roads. look out. olessa: there is rain to deal with too. cindy: we do have rain. there are still thunderstorm ntz the waters to our south but the trend over the past hour. these have been weakening as they move over the cooler waters and up into our area. not out of the question. there's a rumble of thunder this morning. so here is a live look at radar. you can see there's some showers off to the west. the rain not getting into boston or worcester and points north ward just yet but south of town, that rain has moved on in. some heavy downpours right now closing in on new bedford here along the south coast. this had a history of some thunder and lightning with it but it has since weakened. however, heavy downpours expected here. that will continue to track right up toward lakeville in the next hour or so.
the leading edge of the rain drops all the way up toward weymouth back towards foxborough, brockton, marshfield, plymouth all getting in on lighter rain. dealing with the fog where you see the white in eastern most massachusetts reducing visibility only down to a half mile in plymouth. it a milder start this morning. 50's and lower 60's for the most part as you're heading out the door this morning. and temperatures will hold in the 60's with some rain around this morning but we do jump in to the 70's again this afternoon as clouds break for a little bit of sunshine and a southerly wind will sneak into the lower 70's. this rain is with us this morning through 8:00 a.m. it is closing in to boston. by late morning, 11:00 a.m. or so notice the bulk of it is shifting off shore. we dry it out for midday into the early afternoon. and then another front approaches from the west. not out of the question that early this evening we could get an additional shower but i think in terms of the commute, it is certainly more weather headaches to deal with this morning than this evening. olessa: we're in pretty decent shape. a live look at route 1 in saugus. southbound side you can see a
slow ride here. we're used to it at this time of the morning. let's check out the rest of that trip. we're still watching one crash 24 north by 128 and delays beyond brockton at this point if you're traveling northbound plan accordingly. 95 looks okay this morning and route 3 stop-and-go out of weymouth into braintree. the expressway 20-25 minutes from braintree to boston. if you're traveling the pike this morning, about a 20-minute ride 495 out to 128. 93 south doesn't look too bad out of methuen but that volume picks up in wilmington near 125. it will stay heavy down to the leverett connector. trains and buses running on schedule. randy. randy: thank you. breaking news. a close call for a driver overnight in saugus. look at this mess. this is video coming in from route 1. emily: the eyeopener's reid lamberty is live with the scare. and an interview you'll see only on 5. reed? reid: randy and emily, the woman was driving along route 1 on her way to logan airport when her
of flying metal debris. a very large piece of metal debris. that piece of scrap metal came flying off of a truck in front of the driver. fortunately the bulk of that very large piece of debris struck the passenger side of her windshield. no one was sitting there. on the eyeopener, the driver says the scary moment all happened so fast. >> it flew off the truck. it landed on my windshield. reid: state police are now trying to track down the tractor trailer truck. they're focusing their search in the everett area. we'll bring you more as we get it. live in saugus this morning, i'm reid lamberty, wcvb, newscenter 5. randy: thank you. also breaking overnight. two firefighters killed last night died right after rescuing two people from a burning kansas city building. that was just before that building collapsed. two other firefighters were
injured. emily: right now a brookline firefighter is getting ready to face a judge. police say joseph ward savagely beat a man outside a mexican restaurant because he was taking too long to order. randy: right now final preparations are underway for the democrats' first presidential debate. five candidates will be taking part, but cnn is reserving a podium should vice president joe biden make a last-minute announcement. right now there are new questions after a missing woman is found stuffed in a crawl space in her own home. sue hutchinson disappeared three weeks ago. her roommate steven-and-raid week dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. police believe he killed hutchinson before taking off. family called police on sunday after noticing a strong odor in her home. they don't understand why police didn't catch it after searching the apartment several times.
police say the crawl space was walled off preventing them from discovering the body. emily: right now we are getting new information about a lowell police officer allegedly caught sleeping on the job. last week "the lowell sun" officer resting on a pillow this morning, the paper is time it's happened, and the officer has been disciplined before for sleeping on the job. a department statement calls the episode "extremely embarrassing" and is not representative of the lowell police force. 6:36 this morning. a family reunion in the office. randy: the moment two co-workers realized they were not just colleagues. and when other surgeons gave up on an infant, doctors in boston had hope. the closer look, that saved a little girl's life. emily: we continue to follow breaking news in saugus. a piece of scrap metal coming right through the windshield of this car on route 1. the driver was not hurt.
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cindy: we're still watching the radar this morning because this rain that has been moving into southeastern massachusetts this morning closing in on boston. right now. have the wet weather gear with you as you head out this morning. the rain should taper off mid to late morning. we'll dry it out this afternoon and breaks of sunshine pushes us into the lower 70's for one more day. cooler temperatures begin to move in tomorrow. it is going to be much colder, the coldest air of the season moving in by the weekend. emily. emily: cindy, thank you. there is new hope for a new born who doctored thought they would not be able to save. nine-week-old abigail jones was born with an inoperable brain tumor or so doctors in florida thought. her parents even started planning her funeral. but a second opinion from a doctor at children's hospital in boston proved them wrong. dr. alan cohen successfully removed the tumor last week. abigail was released from the hospital yesterday and will head home to florida later this week. fate unites two women who turned out to be sisters.
hughes recently started working at the same hospital in florida. the two learned they had a lot in common, both living in orphanages in south korea before being adopted by american families. curiosity and d.n.a. testing proving they are, in fact, sisters. >> i can't believe i finally found my sister. i never gave up on her. emily: this reunion happened 40 years after they were separated. randy: updates ahead on our breaking news this morning. the heroic last actions of two fallen firefighters. a close call for a driver on route 1 in saugus this morning after her car was hit with a
emily: it is 6:44 this morning. the "eyeopener" team ready with your news to go in brookline and plymouth plus breaking news in saugus and breaking details on the deaths of two firefighters in kansas city. randy: first we want to get to cindy and the forecast. some of you might be seeing some rain. cindy: after three days of blue sky on the holiday weekend, this is quite a change this morning. we have rain moving in. a lot of fog out there this morning. you may need extra time heading out. leading edge of the lighter rain drops close inning on boston right now. we have a few rain drops,
quincy, randolph even up to medfield this morning. look to the south. see the yellows and oranges. these are heavy downpours right now. moving up toward brockton over lakeville over new bedford. these continue to lift on toward the north so plymouth you're going to get in on this heavier rain. a few downpours east of hyannis now on the cape. look at the lightning strikes here in the waters to our south. these downpours that have made their way into southeastern massachusetts at one point did have some lightning associated with them. so i anticipate these will be weakening as they lift north ward but it is not out of the question that on the south coast, the cape, the islands you could even hear a rumble of thunder this morning. this is all associated with an area of low pressure that is morning. and then as we look into the afternoon, we're going to focus our attention on this frontal west. behind it, the temperatures really cool off. you can see 40's, even 30's showing up back here. and this is the cooler air that is going to start to step in. while. notice the high temperatures are trending downward. in fact below average by the end of the week.
this is our last hurrah with the 70's today. 50's this morning. showers and fog through 8:00 a.m. by noontime the rain is is over. cloudy skies. upper 60's. and a few breaks of sunshine will push our temperatures into the lower 70's this afternoon. let me time the rain for you. through 8:00 a.m. that area of rain, some embedded downpours continue to lift on through. eastern most massachusetts through 11:00 this morning you're vulnerable for a shower. this shifts off shore. a little break in the action. 2:00 a lot of clouds, breaks of sunshine. this front off to the west likely will weaken as it approaches but there could be one or two additional showers this evening. wind shifts to the west overnight. we're drying it out tomorrow. clouds and sunshine. mid 60's. brighter skies but only around 60 by thursday. let's get you back out to the roads right now. we've had trouble with the weather and some dents this morning. olessa: heavy delays in addition to that. 93 southbound somerville. you can see the volume. let's get to the maps and check the rest of the rides. south of town still watching a crash 24 north. over by 128 delays back to brockton with that accident.
3 heavy from 225 up to the braintree split. once you get there another 25 minutes on the expressway to boston. the pike eastbound is about 30, 495 out to 128. more delays on route 3 as you travel south an accident by 495 and then another crash by treble cove. and also heavy delays on 93 southbound. pretty much from andover all the way down to the leverett connector. trains and buses running on schedule. randy: thank you. breaking right now a car in saugus was struck by flying metal. emily: our reid lamberty is live on the scene where that driver narrowly escaped, reed. reid: very luckily, emily and randy. as she was driving on route 1 southbound here in saugus on her way to logan airport when her front windshield was struck by a very large piece of metal debris. that flying piece of scrap metal came off a tractor trailer which was driving right in front of her. fortunately the the bulk of it hit the passenger side of the windshield and nobody was sitting there. right now state police are currently trying to track down the tractor trailer and its
driver and they're focusing their search in the everett area. live in saugus this morning, i'm reid lamberty, wcvb, newscenter 5. jim: brookline firefighter finds himself in hot water after an alleged incident at this talk owe restaurant in brookline. it goes back to an incident that happened on sunday night here on harvard avenue. 37-year-old joseph ward is accused of throwing a man who appeared to be homeless to the ground, straddling him on the sidewalk as he apparently punched and kicked the 53-year-old. this according-- this allegedly happened because the man too too long to order at the counter. ward goes before a judge here in brookline a little bit later on this morning. live in brookline this morning, i'm jim lokay, wcvb, newscenter 5. erika: breaking now we're learning about the heroic actions of two kansas city firefighters killed battling an apartment fire. the department chief says the men did not die in vaon, rescuing two people down ladders before going back into the building to clear it. the area they were working in last night had already partially
the building came crashing down. on top of them. two other firefighters were hurt but it's not clear how badly. a number of people in the building had to be helped to safety. the identities of the men killed have yet to be released. sera: we expect to learn more about a gruesome marshfield murder when a quincy couple is arraigned today here at plymouth district court. police say robert mckenna was found dead on his kitchen floor in his home on damons point road last month during a robbery. friday quincy lawyer michael moscaritolo was arrested for murder and unarmed burglary. his girlfriend lauren kalil was also taken into custody accused of hiding evidence. a third suspect james ferguson was arrested l.a. month. today moscaritolo and kalil will be arraigned. we do expect to learn more details as police say this case is not over. live in plymouth, sera congi,
emily: there are new questions after a missing woman is found stuffed in a crawl space in her own home. those questions directed right at police. sue hutchinson disappeared three weeks ago. her roommate stephen andrade was found in a tewksbury motel last week, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. police believe he killed hutchinson before taking off. family called police on sunday after noticing a strong odor in her home. they say they don't understand why police didn't catch it after searching the apartment several times. police say the crawl space was walled off preventing them from discovering the body. randy: new overnight major changes coming to embattled car manufacturer volkswagen, following an emissions scandal revealed last month. v.w. announcing this morning it is changing to a new diesel emissions technology. that's after fallout from the scandal over cars equipped with computer software that allowed vehicles to evade u.s. emissions tests. the company says it also plans to cut $1.1 billion in annual investment spending. emily: a judge will hear
arguments today in the aaron hernandez double murder case. prosecutors are trying to get ahold of physical evidence involving a third party. the details of that evidence have not been released. hernandez is accused of killing two men in 2012 after an encounter at a boston nightclub. he is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder. the stage is set in las vegas as the democrats prepare to take the stage for the party's first televised debate. hillary clinton, bernie sanders, jim webb, martin o'malley, and lincoln chafee will all participate tonight. cnn has a sixth podium available and says it will make room for vice president joe biden if he decides to run. randy: iran has approved the controversial nuclear deal with world powers including the u.s. the country's parliament voted in favor of the deal today. iran's 12-member guardian council could refer the bill back to parliament for more discussion since not all the members were present at the vote. the bill allows iran to withdraw
from the agreement if world powers do not lift sanctions. dutch investigators will release their final report today on last year's crash of malaysia airlines flight 17 over ukraine. after being shown early copy of the reports relatives of the victims are confirming that the dutch safety board report includes the plane was hit by a russian-made missile. the official presentation of the final report will be later today. put people on mars by the 2030's. the space agency released a report last week, explaining how they'd reach the red planet. the three-part plan includes more study from the international space station as well as more testing around the earth's moon. randy: some fun for astronauts on the international space station. they once again popped an effervescent tablet into a floating ball of water watching it expand. then added coloring. the astronauts captured the images with new high-definition
cameras that will be used to collect first-of-its-kind data in space. more than six decades after the first nude photos were published in "playboy," hugh hefner says he's pulling the photos from the magazine. "playboy" will reportedly drop the fully-nude photos starting in march. the move appears to be the result of pornography now widely available online. "playboy" says it will still feature women in provocative poses. announcer: number 26, infielder chase utley. (booing) emily: boos at citi field directed at dodgers second baseman chase utley. utley is appealing his two-game suspension for an illegal slide that broke the leg of mets shortstop ruben tejada. the mets went on to beat the dodgers in game 3 last night, 13-7. game 4 of the n.l. division series is tonight. three straight losses out of the
since 1999. captain zdeno chara was back out on the ice last night, but that wasn't enough help for the win. the b's lost to tampa bay 6-3 at the garden. it was tampa's first win in boston in five years. the b's will hit the road for the next two games, trying to get their first win. randy: a bride's photo on her wedding day is getting a lot of attention on social media. sarah ray's mother snapped this photo of ray walking away from an ambulance. after her grandmother's car collided with another on the way to the reception, ray, a paramedic, hiked up her dress, rushed to the scene, and climbed aboard to help. ray's grandmother is doing okay. ray says she's no hero. she was just taking care of a family member. emily: a huge honor for our newscenter 5 family taking home the 2015 national edward r. murrow award for "best newscast" in the large-market television category. executive producer chris roach and producer nick terry accepted
york city last night. pretty exciting moments. randy: we've won the award before. it's always a treat to be honored by those in the field. olessa: good morning, everyone. very foggy conditions behind me on the expressway. there it is. by the gas tank near morrisey boulevard. you can see the northbound side there moving away slowly with lots of brake lights. let's get to the maps. if you're travellalling south 24 still dealing with this crash. it's clearing on northbound by 128 but delays into brockton. also slow on 95 from sharon and those delays on route 3 from weymouth into braintree. once you get there, your ride on the expressway is almost 30 now from braintree to boston. and the pike picking up volume as well. 0-minute ride from 495 out to 128. then more delays as you travel route 3 south. two accidents one by 495, another by treble cove and then some delays on 93 southbound from andover all the way down to the leverett connector. trains and buses still running on schedule. cindy, seeing some of that fog in lots of cameras this morning. cindy: a lot of fog and rain to deal with this morning. not a great combination as you
head back to work and school after the long holiday weekend. wherever you see the white, this visibility. massachusetts. you can see visibility around plymouth, nantucket under a heads up on the fog. here the the rain. scattered lighter showers in the western part of the state. light rain closing in on boston right now. look at these heavy downpours lifting from south to north across the area. so the rain is only going to pick up in intensity. if you are around boston this now. where you see these yellows and oranges quarter-inch per hour rainfall rates around taunton right now. you get toward new bedford to wareham, this represents about half an inch of rain per hour. heavier rain and downpours this morning. temperatures in the 50's and lower 60's. we will jump into the 70's this afternoon. showers around through late morning and then clouds give way to some breaks of sunshine with that southerly wind. we're going to push the temperatures into the lower 70's for one more day. changes though as this front crosses the area this evening with an additional shower. cooler air is going to start to work on in. so you can see those heavy
downpours this morning. most of the day is spent with breaks in the cloud cover. looking like mainly dry weather ahead. notice the temperatures start to trend downward tomorrow in the mid 60's. sunshine only near 60 on thursday. the coldest air of the season coming in this weekend. likely a freeze by monday morning.