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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." randy: the long-time girlfriend of james whitey bulger heads the secrets the state wants her to reveal and the punishment on the line if she doesn't. emily: a deflategate grudge match against the colts. the trick play gone wrong and that raised some eyebrows. randy: a republican showdown. donald trump and jeb bush spar over who's to blame for 9-11. it's on the eye for this monday morning. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." emily: also on the eye this morning. crowd participation was required for this landing. the announcement at a texas air
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knocked off course by some wind. that's ahead in this half-hour. good morning. i'm emory leemer. randy: and i'm randy price. cindy, the coldest morning. cindy: by a lot. since april 2 in boston. it sure has been a while since we've had freezing temperatures pretty much everywhere. there's still enough wind out there that the wind chill is something you need to think about this morning. did i just actually say that? yeah, this is what the wind chill value is as you head out the door this morning. it feels like 16 in worcester. and it feels like it's in the lower 20's boston. upper 20's even on the cape. so you really do need to dress for winter this morning. mid 20's now in beverly. we've gone from 31 back to 32 in boston. but still right around freezing. 25 in worcester. as cold as 18 in orange. we've dropped into the teens now in norwood at 19. taunton is 21. 20's all the way down to the south coast now and over to falmouth as well sitting at 28 degrees. so it is a cold start. freeze warning up along the coastline until 9:00 a.m. we had our freeze yesterday morning over the interior.
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the skies are mainly clear this morning. the outer cape seeing a few ocean-effect clouds in the eastern side of nantucket as well. otherwise wall-to-wall sunshine today. slow climb out of the 30's. by 10:00 a.m. still only 39 degrees. we'll spend the afternoon in the 40's today but keep in mind we should be around 60 this time of year. 49 the best we do in boston. maybe nudging toward that 50-degree mark in waltham today. otherwise 49 framingham. 49 in nashua. out through worcester county mid to upper 40's for you. coldest to the highest elevation in the worcester hills. upper 40's south of town from brockton to bridgewater. maybe touching 50 in taunton. notice on the cape you're stuck in the mid to upper 40's as well. at least you have the sunshine today and lighter winds. want to let that car warm up this morning. the car heater is on. olessa: here's route 1 in saugus. southbound side moving away. a few brake lights starting to build this morning. let's check the rest of your ride as you travel north. ate 9 south watching an accident by route 110.
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if you're traveling out of methuen stop-and-go. stays heavy to dascomb road in andover. more volume approaching spot pond. eastbound side of the pike looks good. 15-20, 495 to 128. a little bit of a delay 95 northbound into 93. 24 out of randolph and route 3 from weymouth to braintree. expressway, that portion of your ride 15 minutes or so from braintree to boston. we are watching some delays on the trains this morning. the blue line has minor delays and the d-branch of the green lionels looking at minor delays. randy, emily. emily: thank you. back to court for the long-time girlfriend of james whitey bulger. randy: catherine greig is hours away from facing contempt charges in federal court. the eyeopener's sera congi is at stake. sera: catherine greig is already serving an eight-year sentence in prison. but this morning, she's facing even more jail time. greig has been asked to testify before a grand jury looking into whitey bulger during his 16 years on the run. the 64-year-old has kept quiet since she and bulger were arrested in 2011. already serving time for harboring a fugitive and
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identity fraud, newscenter 5 legal analyst martha coakley says getting more out of her could be a challenge. martha coakley: she is supposed to do something. she's not doing it. she can choose not to do it, but she'll have to pay the consequences of additional time in jail. sera: investigators also want to know about money or assets bulger may be hiding. after their arrest, more than $800,000 was found hidden in the walls of their california apartment. today's arraignment is expected to go pretty quickly. the judge weather-- the judge will will set a trial date. we'll have updates for you on-air, online, and the mobile apps. in south boston, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. randy: a mother will answer to charges today in boston following a weekend amber alert. tiffany cherry was arrested early saturday at boston children's hospital where she brought her son to be treated for severe dehydration. she'll be arraigned on charges related to the amber alert and other outstanding warrants in massachusetts.
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state custody. emily: a big win for the pats in indianapolis. that's as the team tries to put deflategate to rest following last year's afc championship matchup between the pats and the colts fans fired up last night over the scandal. and so were the colts as they marched in on an opening drive. they went 89 yards in 13 plays-- all in the first quarter. the pats kept it eventful with an 80-yard drive of their own, brady to julian edelman here. colts led 21-20 at the half. and it was a trick play gone wrong in the third quarter for the colts who had a chance to take the lead. they try to draw the pats offsides but the pats leap on the snap back, which wasn't supposed to happen, for the down. >> not something they've done in the past. we didn't know what the play was going to be obviously so it was a good heads-up play. >> as long as you play by your rules, you know and do what your coach says, you'll be fine. we made a play. emily: 34-27 patriots, the final. and a move that raised some
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eyebrows. brady taking a game ball and stuffing it in his helmet. he then handed it to an employee. when asked about it after the game, brady had no comment, only saying the ball wasn't for him. embattled boston-based fantasy sports site draftkings defying an order from nevada's gaming control board. the group demanded draftkings cease operations in the state until it applied for state gambling licenses. fanduel did cooperate with the ruling this weekend. however, according to "the new york times," draftkings admits it allowed some customers who placed bets before thursday's ruling to play. a spokesperson for draftkings says the company does take the board's decision seriously and has instructed nevada customers to close their accounts. randy: a bail hearing today for the man accused of killing a swampscott mother. convicted sex offender jason fleury has been held without bail since his arrest in virginia in august. he's accused of killing jaimee mendez whose body was found along king's beach in january. fleury has pleaded not guilty.
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two people are dead following a house fire in chicopee. the flames broke out yesterday morning around 7:30. by the time firefighters arrived, the entire single-family home was engulfed in flames. the identities of the victims have not yet been released. the cause of the fire is under investigation. emily: a decision could be made as early as today to try five guantanamo prisoners for their alleged role in the 9-11 terror attacks. proceedings in the case were halted in 2014 after it was discovered members of the defense team had been questioned by the f.b.i. about a breach of security rules. a new report from the justice department says at this time none of those lawyers will face criminal charges. the judge overseeing the case will now decide if the case can move forward. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton heads to capitol hill this week to testify on the deadly attack at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. meantime there's more bad blood between republican candidates donald trump and jeb bush over
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the 9-11 terror attacks. trump and bush debating over the weekend about who's to blame for the attacks on the world trade center. trump suggesting he could have prevented it by keeping the terrorists out of the u.s. bush, whose brother was in office at the time, was swift to respond. jeb bush: he's an actor playing the role of the candidate for president. not boning up on the issues. donald trump: i'm not blaming george bush but i don't want jeb bush to say my brother kept us safe. emily: meanwhile, vice president joe biden is nearing a decision on 2016. abc news reporting biden called the v.p. of the nation's powerful firefighters union on friday and discussed a campaign strategy in detail. randy: a mechanical problem diverts a jetblue flight to boston. the plane was initially flying from florida to worcester on sunday. the problem reportedly stemmed from the flaps on the wings which were stuck in an upward position. the flight landed at logan because it was coming in at a higher speed than normal and needed a longer runway. no one was hurt.
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passengers were bused to worcester following the landing. emily: new this morning the f.a.a. and the department of transportation cracking down on drones. randy: the eyeopener's todd kazakiewich is live at logan airport with what we are learning ahead of today's announcement. todd: randy, emily, good morning. as you know, there have been cases of drones flying near airports around the country including here at logan. this morning, the federal government is taking action in hopes of better regulating the devices. an estimated half a million drones are already flying. another 750,000 are expected to be sold during the holiday season. "the wall street journal" reporting the f.a.a. and the transportation department want recreational drone users to register their devices. federal officials plan to appoint a task force to oversee the registration policy. the task force would have to make rules on what specific drones would be allowed to fly near airports or beyond the sight of an operator.
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drone users will register and if current drone owners would have to abide by the new rules. the plan would go into effect by the end of the year, something critics are already skeptical of this morning. at logan airport, todd kazakiewich, wcvb, newscenter 5. randy: real horror at a convention for zombie fans. emily: the search for a killer after a violent night. investigators closing in on an escaped drug lord. their hunch as they look for el chapo's hiding spot. randy: think of them as secret super foods. the health boosters you might already be eating. cindy? cindy: and we are off to a cold start this morning. but 60's-- you remember them? they will be back soon. the timeline on that and our next chance for showers ahead. first take a look at what to expect when you head out the door this morning. you need to dress for winter. we are in the 20's right now. worcester, nashua and plymouth. even sitting at the freezing
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>> welcome to the brown elementary school. we love it here in somerville, massachusetts. good morning, eyeopener! (cheering) randy: good morning. they love it there at school. yeah! we love the energy from the kids at brown elementary in somerville. emily: especially on a monday. thanks for that enthusiastic 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 and upload it in the u-local section of our website. olessa: my car said 28 on my way in. i couldn't believe it. randy: you didn't love it there? cindy: you weren't jumping up and down? olessa: my tears froze.
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a lot of us were reacting the same way yesterday if you saw-- did you see 'em? olessa: i did. snow flakes. cindy: we had several reports in many communities of some snow flurries. clinton, massachusetts, this video from here. we also have this even in the flying. airp. officially yesterday. not the earliest on record but very unusual. october 10, 1979, the earliest snow flakes on record. nonetheless a few snow flakes yesterday in boston. it kind of looked like winter there for a second. boy does it feel like it this morning. these are the current wind chills. this is what you need to dress for this morning. it feels like it's in the teens and 20's across a good portion of the area. so a cold start certainly to the week here. but things are going to warm up. 60's are back here for the middle of the week. our best chance of showers this week coming in on thursday. looking like mainly a dry week ahead. you can see how clear the skies are this morning. the exception here in the outer
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we've got this cold air flowing relatively warmer ocean waters. the ocean water temperature is 54. it does produce these ocean-effect clouds and holding the temperature up for you a little bit on the outer cape. beverly at 26 this morning. boston now at 32. the last hour we were below freezing at 31. april 2. you got into worcester. its 25 degrees. look at orange at 18. norwood. you're sitting at 19. 21 taunton. 20's all the way down to the south coast and new bedford. even sub freezing this morning on parts of the cape. it is indeed a cold start this morning along the coastline. freeze warning until 9:00 a.m. we had our freezing temperatures yesterday morning over the interior. it's your turn this morning along the coastline. to the 40's this afternoon. a sunny, chilly day but even though we're only 49 in boston about lighter winds and bright sunshine it will feel better to you than it did yesterday. keep in mind we should be about
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60 this time of year. well below average once again today. we're on the cold side of high pressure right now. this will slide eastward. on the backside warmer winds are bringing warmth to places like chicago where it's near 50. 57 in minneapolis this morning. that's the air mass that works on in. we'll start the night clear. we'll bring in clouds overnight so temperatures bottom out in the 30's and lower 40's tonight early and then the temperatures may pick up a little bit before the sun comes up tomorrow. winds pick up out of the southwest so tomorrow is a breezy day with mostly cloudy skies. as the front drops south ward can't rule out a stray shower but it looks like the bulk of the shower activity will be across northern new england tomorrow. this is what i mean as we break it down for you. look at our high of 63 degrees tomorrow. milder yes but with that breeze showers fall apart as they drop england. a fair amount of clouds limited sunshine. we'll keep clouds in place on wednesday as well. tuesday, wednesday, thursday in the 60's. on thursday. behind that front 50's heading into next weekend so not the
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40's, not the 30's and not the morning. olessa: 60 ss double where we're at today. thank you cindy. so far a quiet start on the roads southbound side moves away. the delays pick up as they travel away from us. let's get over to the maps and see the rest of your ride. we did have have an accident 93 southbound by route 110. delays are looking better now coming out of methuen. we're watching a new accident 93 south at montvale avenue. if you're heading out of 125 in wilmington a stop-and-go trip down to the crash screen. 15 minutes or so from 495 out to 128. and we're watching delays on 24 out of brockton. also 95 from sharon and route 3 from weymouth into braintree. boston. and all those delays are now gone on the blue line and the green line. everything is back on schedule. i'm olessa stepanova. that's a look at your traffic. randy: right now police are searching for the shooter responsible for a deadly attack
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at florida's "zombie-con." one person is dead this morning, five others hurt, after saturday night's violence. the annual event drawing tens of thousands to fort meyers, florida. but this year, chaos erupted when gunshots were fired. the zombie theme and costumes all adding to the confusion. >> we didn't know if it was real or fake. so we kind of like ran and then we're like, wait, was that real? when we went back people were screaming, no, it was fake. randy: 20-year-old tyrell taylor, a football player at a junior college, was killed. police are hoping more witnesses come forward to track down the shooter. right now police in mexico say they are closing in on the notorious drug lord known as el chapo. he escaped from a maximum security prison over the summer. security forces say they have tracked him to a mountainous region where they believe he is hiding. emily: topping economic headlines this morning. a mixed story with the asian markets. chinese shares rose overnight after quarterly growth figures boosted optimism. other asian markets were mixed after trimming losses.
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right now, stock futures on wall street are lower after the dow closed higher on friday. randy: you don't have to eat kale or quinoa to keep your body in top shape. emily: in fact, you might have superfoods in your kitchen right now and not even realize it. take bananas, for example. the high serving of potassium helps lower blood pressure and stroke risk. they also have carbs to fuel your workout and amino acids to boost your mood. black beans are high in fiber and complex carbs, so they'll keep you energized and full all day. a study also found they can improve insulin resistance which fights obesity. and don't save turkey breast just for the holidays. it's a low calorie source of protein and it's high in vitamin b and selenium which fights cancer. randy: good ideas there. a parachutist with a bad landing spot and a scary surprise inside a man's jacket. emily: how it stopped a bus ahead in eyepoppers. then new at 6:30,
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a vote later today could change standardized testing in the bay state. the decision facing education leaders. randy: and a sexual assault inside a boston university dorm room. how the attacker got inside the building and the first line of defense for students. emily: painkillers prescribed with alarming frequency. new insight on dosage and how it could be fueling the opioid crisis. hand-crafted...layer by layer. r the new macchiato from dunkin' donuts. experience the flavor of fall
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that's the dd commitment. america runs on dunkin'. >> we are here in wakefield at the steps to cure nf, and we want to say to you, good morning, "eyeopener." emily: great energy at the "steps to cure nf" walk in wakefield yesterday despite the chilly temperatures. i was there helping to emcee the event. these families are raising money and awareness for neurofibromatosis. it's a genetic disorder that causes to tumors to form anywhere in or on the body. it's not a very well-known condition so awareness a big part of their mission. we were all kind of jumping around yesterday, you know, rubbing our hands together. randy: it was cold. a lot of good people showed up there. cindy: wonderful. so many things going on this weekend, it really did feel like late november instead of mid to
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late october around here. 32 degrees in boston this morning. we are at the freezing mark. coldest we've been since early april. 20's right now north shore, south shore, worcester. and look at orange in the teens right now. so it is definitely a cold start this morning. expecting wall-to-wall sunshine today. the sun is up just around 7:00 this morning. only into the upper 40's for highs today. but we are back in the 60's tomorrow. more clouds the next couple of days. can't rule out a spot shower tomorrow. randy? randy: olessa is back with eyepoppers. olessa: the crowd at an air show in texas getting more than their money's worth. a parachutist came landing right at them. they were told over the p.a. system that he was unable to control where he would land because of strong winds. he ended up landing on a tent before falling in the crowd. he broke a leg. no one in the crowd was hurt. really it could have been much, much worse for everybody. hopefully you'll be okay. a snake scare forces a bus to evacuate. a passenger in pennsylvania
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sunday. but the snake somehow wiggled out of the man's jacket and onto the bus floor between chairs. can you imagine? when other riders noticed, the bus came to a halt. the snake was safely removed and given back to its owner who says the reptile was probably just looking for food. no big deal or anything like that. randy: if you get on a bus and someone is sitting next to you letting the snake kiss them, next stop is yours, right? olessa: i'm going out the window. there is no next stop. horrifying. emily: i'm with you. still ahead, two serious diseases could be treated with one breakthrough at umass medical. the discovery that could be big news for aids and ebola patients. and this painting is more than artwork for one local family. their connection to a treasure
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"eyeopener." emily: the long-time girlfriend of james whitey bulger heading back to a boston courtroom. what prosecutors want her to reveal about bulger's life of crime. randy: a sex assault inside a campus dorm during parents' weekend. how the attacker got inside a boston university building. emily: 5 on the opiod crisis with a closer look at painkillers. the huge number of doses prescribed in just a few months on the eye for this monday morning. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." randy: 6:30. we're looking at the skyline in worcester at this hour. looks nice out there. wait until you feel it. good morning to you. i'm randy price. emily: i'm emily riemer along with cindy and olessa. bundle up. cindy: oh, yeah. you want to dress for winter this morning outside. so kids at the bus stop, if they are not dressed for it, they're going to be cold this morning. you need to bundle up at the bus stop. 20's at most bus stops this morning.
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getting off the bus this afternoon it is only in the 40's. but this is the coldest morning of the week. you can see the next few mornings we're not talking about freezing or sub freezing temperatures. it's going to be in the 40's. in fact, close to 50 by wednesday morning at least in boston. look at the wind chills as you're heading out the door this morning. teens and 20's. this is what it feels like. this is what you need to dress for this morning. actual temperature in boston holding at the freezing mark right now. but we did dip below last hour. coldest morning since early april. april 2. 25 in worcester. we're as cold as 18 morning, 19 in worcester. 20's north shore, south shore. plymouth is at 28 or even in the upper 20's on the south coast this morning. freeze warning up and down the coastline through 9:00 a.m. skies are clear right now. the exception is is the outer cape with some ocean-effect clouds. that will move off shore. we're talking about wall-to-wall sunshine today. notice at 10:00 a.m. it is still only in the upper 30's. it will take until around lunchtime to get into the 40's. holding in the upper 40's beverly to boston. framingham 49.
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mid to upper 40's through worcester county. south of town upper 40's. maybe nudging toward that 50-degree mark in one or two towns. on the cape today sunshine mid to upper 40's the best that you do as well. it's a "turn the heater on full blast" sort of morning out there. olessa: yes. a live look outside. there is route 1 in saugus. southbound side move to go the top of the screen. we've got those heavy rush hour delays now in place. as far as the rest of that ride 93 southbound looking better out of methuen. accident cleared away by 110. then as you get farther south, we are watching a crash by montvale avenue southbound. those delays back to wilmington near 125. pike eastbound 15 minutes or so 495 to 128. those delays are building 24 out of brockton. 95 from sharon and route 3 out braintree split. it's about 20 from braintree to boston. but the trains and buses they're back on schedule. emily, randy. the long-time girlfriend of whitey bulger back in boston set randy: the eyeopener's sera congi is live outside federal court in south boston with what we can expect out of today's
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hearing. emily. go pretty quickly. catherine greig is already spending eight years in prison for helping whitey bulger when he was on the run. she could get more time is she refuses to work with investigators. helped bulger hide out and if there is any money or assets he is hiding. and is expected to stay that way. here's what newscenter 5 legal analyst martha coakley says we can expect from today's hearing. greig will make a plea, the judge will set a timeline and a date for the trial. today's hearing is set for this afternoon. we'll make sure to bring you the latest on air, online and the mobile apps. live at the federal courthouse, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. emily: other stories we're following right now. a mother will answer to charges today in boston following a weekend amber alert. tiffany cherry was arrested early saturday at boston children's hospital where she
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brought her son to be treated for severe dehydration. cherry's two-month-old son is in the custody of d.c.f. randy: two people are dead following a house fire in chicopee. by the time firefighters arrived sunday morning, the entire home was engulfed in flames. the identities of the victims have not yet been released. emily: the f.a.a. will unveil new rules today that will require drone operators to register their aircraft. federal officials plan to appoint a task force to oversee the registration policy. an estimated half a million drones are already flying. another 750,000 are expected to be sold during the holiday season. right now a sexual assault is under investigation at boston university. randy: a man accused of bursting into a woman's dorm room. the eye's jim lokay is live in boston with the disturbing attack. jim? jim: randy and emily, students are heading back to class after this happened. the assault happened over a very busy parents' weekend here on a b.u. campus. campus police sent out an alert to students telling them an
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assault happened early sunday morning in a student village 2 dorm room. police say the victim did not know the attacker. but to get into the building he would have needed a student i.d. or someone to sign him in. students in that building say this is not the first time they've heard of people bursting into dorm rooms overnight. >> someone came into our main door that was unlocked and tried all our single rooms. thankfully they were all locked. jim: campus police are telling students to lock their doors. this point. in the meantime they'll take look at surveillance video to try to figure out who this assailant may be as they continue this investigation on the b.u. campus. in boston, jim lokay, wcvb, newscenter 5. emily: massachusetts education leaders are meeting today to discuss results of a new test that could replace mcas. the board of elementary and secondary education will discuss student assessment of the parcc test given to some schools last spring. scores of the new test will be released tomorrow. education leaders will vote next
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month whether or not to adopt the parcc test. randy: newscenter 5 on the opioid crisis. startling new numbers released in new hampshire about the number of people prescribed painkillers. more than 13 million doses of what's known as schedule-2 painkillers were dispensed in the granite state in just three months. the state's prescription drug monitoring program reveals more than 108,000 patients filled more than 16 million prescriptions from april through june. about 80 percent were for pain relievers linked to the opioid crisis. lawmakers are considering new rules for how drugs are prescribed. umass medical on the verge of a major medical breakthrough. emily: the discovery that could fight aids and ebola. remembering a victim of the boston marathon attacks. the new tribute to krystle campbell. and how other victims will be honored. randy: and ahead in news to go, a pastor kills an intruder during a church service in detroit.
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olessa: good morning. welcome back to the "eyeopener." a live look from sky 5. 93 southbound in reading. this is just off 128 near montvale avenue. you can see the right lane is
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you have those heavy delays back into wilmington at this point. another crash by 110 south. delays out of methuen. if you thought it was too early again. cindy: that's right. it feels like winter out there this morning. temperatures below freezing even in boston for a time but notice as we go through the day, we'll get up into the 40's but that's it through the afternoon. sunshine. day of the week. tomorrow. but notice more clouds around and a gusty wind tomorrow. these temperatures starting to be more seasonal by the middle of the week. emily: thanks. new research at umass medical school could be the key to scientists discovered a way to possibly control a protein in an h.i.v. cell to keep it from spreading. that discovery could help researchers disable other harmful proteins in viruses like ebola. drug development based on this research would take about two years. randy: breaking ground on a new tribute to a victim of the marathon attacks. a garden of peace in krystle campbell's memory.
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on sunday at medford square, including krystle's parents. signs of their daughter were everywhere even her favorite flower. >> my daughter loved sun flowers. i mean, that's what she loved. that was her favorite flower. that shows her life though because she was always with her smile, her brightness, her enthusiasm. she picked me up every day. randy: the garden will also honor the lives of other victims of the marathon bombing. martin richard's mitt, lingzi lu's books, and a badge for m.i.t. police officer sean collier will be a part of the tribute. emily: 6:41. new drone regulations on the way. what drone pilots will now be required to do. and the first lady is unveiling a new web site today. the resource to help kids get into college. plus a work of art with a personal connection for a new england family. their link to portrait at the m.f.a. and take a like look here from sky 5 over 93 south in reading.
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emily: it is 6:44 this morning. the eyeopener team ready with your news to go. sera congi covering today's federal court appearance of whitey bulger's girlfriend.
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investigation at b.u. randy: and todd with new rules for drones. emily: first cindy is here with your forecast. it is chilly. cindy: welcome to winter. we were three degrees from tying a record low. 28 was the record low. hour. emily: it is unusual. cindy: it's unusual. not normal for october. at least we have a beautiful sky to look forward to today. it will be warm. it won't snow like it did yesterday. can you believe it? we had snow flakes yesterday. even in boston got a trace of snow. not the earliest on record. that was back in 1979, on october 10. we've had the jetstream bringing in the unusually cold air. coldest of the season all the way down here to the northeast. look what happens this week. the jetstream will lift to the north. milder temperatures are kind of coming back in our direction. today is kind of the core of the cold right on top of us. you can see off to the west how much warmer it is. and this is going to be working on in.
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so coldest day of the week is today. we are back in the 60's tomorrow. right through thursday. so certainly turning more seasonal. average high this time of year is about 60 degrees. look at the temperatures this morning. 32 in boston but 25 in worcester. 20's on the south shore. the north shore. 18 in orange this morning. mid 30's hyannis on eastward but close er to the canal freezing on the cape this morning. sunny, still cold. by 8:00 this morning we're still near freezing. by lunchtime, mid 40's with bright sunshine all afternoon. still about 47 by 5:00. we're likely now getting out of the 40's in most areas today. looking for a high of 49 in boston. less wind than yesterday so without that wind it will feel nicer. notice the sunshine all day long. we get into tonight though, here comes some clouds and tomorrow morning we're waking up to northeastly cloudy skies especially north of the pike. we'll hang on to mostly cloudy skies throughout the day. can't rule out a spot shower. but i think for the most part it's dry but windy, milder, lower 60's tomorrow. still mostly cloudy but around
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60 degrees on wednesday. get you out to the roads right now. olessa, it's cold out there. olessa: yes, it is. we're building those delays this morning. if you're heading out the door right now doesn't look too bad tank. northbound moving away. let's check out the rest of that ride as you travel. approaching route 110. there's an accident there blocking a lane. then another crash now off to the shoulder by montvale avenue on the southbound side of 93. delays back into wilmington with that one. once you get past that accident, more delays as you approach the leverett connector. eastbound on the pike now almost a half-hour from 495 to 128. and that volume also picking up 95 out of sharon. 24 as you travel from brockton and also route 3 from weymouth to braintree. the expressway is 20-25 braintree to boston. trains and buses running on randy, emily. randy: thank you, olessa. randy: the long-time girlfriend back to court in boston today. emily: our sera congi is live hearing. sera? sera: emily and randy, katherine greig is already serving an
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eight-year prison sentence. today begins another chapter where she faces even more jail time. greig faces criminal contempt charge for refusing to testify before a grand jury about whether anyone else help whitey bulger duringth 16 years on the lam. she was convicted last year for harboring a fugitive and identity fraud is in prison serving out that sentence. today's hearing is expected to be a short one. the judge is expected to set a trial date. live at the federal courthouse, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. jim: this morning, the search continues for the suspect in an alleged sexual assault that happened here on the b.u. campus it happened in a dorm room over a very busy parents' weekend sometime around early sunday morning, 2:00. campus police already put out an alert to students warning them as to what went on. the advice they're saying at this point is to make sure their doors are locked. as of right now, the alleged victim said she does not know her attacker. police still investigating by way of surveillance video.
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i'm jim lokay, wcvb, newscenter 5. todd: the federal government has a new plan to regulate drones near airports like logan after numerous close calls around the country. the wall street journal is reporting this morning that the f.a.a. and the transportation department want recreational drone pilots to register their devices. some drones will not be allowed to fly near airports or beyond the sight of the operator. the plan will go into effect by the end of the year. reporting live from logan airport, todd kazakiewich, wcvb, newscenter 5. emily: deflategate on the brain for colts fans as the patriots take on indianapolis. fans, fired up last night over last season's scandal. and so were the colts, as they marched in on an opening drive. they went 89 yards in 13 plays-- all in the first quarter. the pats kept it eventful with an 80-yard drive of their own, brady to julian edelman. colts led 21-20 at the half. but the pats turned on the jets in the second. they win, 34-27. randy: a mother will answer to
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following a weekend amber alert. tiffany cherry was arrested early saturday at boston children's hospital where she brought her son from pennsylvania to be treated for severe dehydration. she'll be arraigned on charges related to the amber alert and other outstanding warrants in massachusetts. cherry's two-month-old son is in state custody. emily: a special memorial today to honor fallen massachusetts firefighters. state leaders and the public will gather at the annual ceremony at the state house this afternoon. the event honors those firefighter lives lost throughout the years, both off and on duty. 24 names will be added to the 2015 ring of honor. donald trump: i'm not blaming george bush; but i don't want jeb bush to say, "my brother kept us safe." emily: harsh words exchanged between republican presidential candidates donald trump and jeb bush. over the weekend, the two debated about who's to blame for the september 11 attacks on the world trade center. bush was quick to respond claiming trump is just an actor
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presidency seriously. randy: a bizarre crime under investigation at a church in detroit. police say a man attacked a pastor with a brick on sunday. but the pastor managed to pull out a gun and shoot the suspect. the man later died at the hospital. the pastor was taken into custody for questioning. emily: the u.s. military confirms the death of a top al qaeda commander. the pentagon says the saudi national was killed in a u.s.-led airstrike in syria last week. he was accused of funneling money and fighters for the terror group. the u.s. says his death is a serious blow to al-qaeda and its allies. randy: a month-long wave of violence continues in jerusalem. one israeli soldier was killed and ten others wounded in an attack at a bus station. police say an arab attacker armed with a gun and a knife opened fire. that's as israel tightens security around the country. u.s. secretary of state john israeli and palestinian leaders
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this week. emily: a smooth transition this weekend for american airlines. the company says it had a few minor delays and setbacks, but overall the final operational merger of u.s. airways was uneventful for airline passengers. american has been slowly transitioning u.s. airways onto its own reservation system for the past two years. oscar pistorius is set to be released from prison tomorrow and will be placed under house arrest. the paralympian has served one year of his five-year sentence. he was convicted of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend in 2013. prosecutors have appealed that decision and are still seeking a murder conviction. randy: first lady michelle obama set to unveil a new website today to encourage students to continue their education after high school. the site is called better make room dot-org. students can get information about signing up for the s.a.t. and a.c.t. exams filling out financial aid forms and visiting college campuses. emily: an unusual family reunion
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at boston's museum of fine arts centered around this painting. it's called "three sisters of the copeland family," painted in 1854 by william matthew prior. two women -- originally from boston -- recently discovered they are descendants of the little girls pictured in the work. yesterday, they brought their families together at the m.f.a. to celebrate their heritage. randy: the mets came out on fire against the cubs in game 2 of the national league championship series. david wright hits the ball deep to center field, scoring a run in the first. the mets knock down a two-run homer later that same inning. it's 4-0 when the cubs try to make a comeback in the sixth. but it wasn't enough. mets win, 4-1, to take a 2-0 series lead. emily: a show of strength at logan airport for the inaugural "pulling for hope" event. teams of 20 competed to pull a jetblue passenger airliner 12 feet along a runway. the boston police department, boston bruins, and northeastern university were among the
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participants. proceeds go to the american cancer society. randy: a chill on the charles for the regatta this weekend. thousands bundled up along the banks of the river while rowers braced the conditions for the head of the charles race. every year the regatta draws 11,000 athletes to test their rowing skills against the world's best. some 400,000 spectators watched the signature event this year. emily: a sure sign of winter. maine ski resort sunday river opens today. there's no real snow just yet, but the resort started making some on saturday. this year's opening day is about two weeks ahead of schedule. you can understand that. randy: olessa, i know you're all excited about that. olessa: i'm going to pretend you didn't read that story and just talk about the roads. live look at 93 in somerville.
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lots of headlights starting to build. let's get to the maps and check out travel times. as you head north 93 south we do have an accident here in the final stages of clearing. this is by 110 so delays back to methuen. more volume down to wilmington stays heavy to montvale avenue where another accident has just cleared and then more delays down to the leverett connector. pike eastward is 30 from 495 to 128. we're still watching that heavy volume 24 north out of brock to be. delays on 95 from sharon, route 3 from weymouth to braintree and the expressway 20 minutes braintree to boston. we're also watching minor delays on the red line. cindy, this is ridiculous. cindy: standing outside waiting for the train this morning certainly feeling the chill. but at least the skies are clear in boston. we're going to enjoy a lot of sunshine today. just going to take a while for it to warm us up. we're sitting at the freezing mark in the city right now. coldest morning since april 2 as we were below freezing last hour. still a little bit of wind out there. wind chill down in the lower 20's this morning in boston. it feels like it's in the teens
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out through the worcester area, even feels like it's in the 20's on cape cod this morning. freeze warning up along the coastline until 9:00 a.m. killing freeze out there. if you didn't get it yesterday, you're getting it this morning along the coastline. these temperatures down to 26 in beverly. 22 nashua. 19 jaffrey. 18 orange. worcester, you're 25. we're in the teens now norwood 21 in taunton. notice we just dropped to 28 degrees in falmouth. a cold start, sunny but chilly day. lighter winds than yesterday. about 40-45 the best we do for high temperatures. looking for a high of 49 boston and just 47 in hyannis this afternoon. we're on the cold side of high pressure right now as this slides eastward. warmer winds out of the southwest will bring in piledder air really starting tonight. we'll see the night start out clear and then overnight some clouds come in. we'll hit these low temperatures early on in the 30's to lower 40's and then tomorrow we're talking about a warm-up with a southwesterly wind. it will gust over 20 miles per hour. so windy but a milder day. lower 60's tomorrow afternoon. lots of clouds. can't rule out a spot shower but
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mainly dry. our best chance of showers this week coming in on thursday. that's a cold front and then behind it back down into the 50's by next weekend. but today certainly the coldest day of the week. so make sure you're bubdalled up out the door. emily: kids, no shorts. my kids, no shorts.
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good morning, america. millions of americans hit with a wintry blast. snow from michigan to connecticut. up to nine inches in some areas. icy roads responsible for dozens of wrecks. and a deep freeze sending temperatures as much as 20 degrees below normal this morning. breaking at this hour. a southwest jet makes an emergency landing at l.a.x. the fbi investigating a possible fight on board. and a mechanical problem forcing a jetblue flight down. passengers sickened. donald trump under attack. jeb bush saying he's not fit to be commander in chief. firing back after trump's
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