tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC October 29, 2015 4:30am-5:00am EDT
so at least they'll get some ra. >> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> emily: good morning, it' s thursday, october 29. i' m emily riemer. randy: i' m randy price. stories we' re following on the eyeopener right now. a bomb scare at logan airport in boston. the threat that landed one man behind bars. emily: the fantasy sports debate heads to the state house. the changes lawmakers are talking about today. randy: presidential candidates fired up at the gop debate. but they weren' t just targeting each other. the free-for-all against the moderators. emily: a look at our radar now at 4:30 a.m. you see a powerful storm barreling down on much of the region this morning. cindy fitzgibbon is joined by mike wankum today. and cindy we' re talking wind and rain. cindy: that is going to slow
down your morning commute. downpours throughout the night. heavy rain right now. mike is going to take a closer look at the radar. look at the wind. just over 40 miles per hour in worcester. along the coastlines, gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour. we continue with the wind advisory through 10:00 this morning, especially if we get stronger downpours. we could see gusts to 50 miles per hour. there is a tropical feel out there with temperatures in the mid and upper 60' s right now. we step into the morning and the heavy rain will be with us morning. we are starting to see elements towards everything will be out of here by late morning. afternoon. heavy rain and thunder threat through 8:00 or 9:00 this
morning. by 10:00, some cloud cover. we have got to get through these downpours. the heaviest rain, we send it over to mike. mike says if we get the thunderstorms to drive the wind to the ground. one, it cut through boston, has pushed its way up along the north shore. we are done to with the wind -- we are done with the wind from ballin. to the west of mattapoisett, through newport and through plymouth, taking a look at that, you will see what i am talking about. it has a potential to it. it is passing through plymouth. this thing is roaring along. more cells back behind it poor -- more cells behind it.
all of the water on the roadways have to be slowing things down. olessa: one of the worst commutes and a while. here is the live look. the leverett connector, you can see the moisture. things might make the commute slippery. let' s get over to the maps. no construction to contend with. route 2 westbound, a spin out. another cleared on 128. the pike quiet. no construction south of town. another accident as you travel eastbound on storrow drive. for now, expecting trains and buses to start on schedule. randy: breaking overnight, boston police are investigating a fight at a bar that landed a man in the hospital with slash wounds. according to boston ems, it happened either inside or outside the bell in hand bar on hanover street in the city' s north end.
one person was taken to mass general, but he' s expected to be ok. another man suffered minor injuries. emily: right now, the future of fantasy sports in massachusetts could be in jeopardy as the state gaming commission meets to discuss the legality of sites like draftkings and fanduel, and if they border on online gambling. they will also determine if the sites should be regulated. governor charlie baker says the best course of action may be both private and government regulations. randy: investigators are trying to figure out how a military blimp broke loose in maryland and landed in pennsylvania. the high tech blimp was developed and built by waltham based raytheon, part of a multi billion dollar military program. the unmanned balloon flew for hours yesterday, carrying highly sensitive equipment, and knocking into trees and power lines. emily: right now, an uxbridge man is under arrest. just a few words got him hauled off a flight at logan airport. the eye' s frank holland is tracking developments. frank is in east boston this morning. frank: that man has been identified as 55-year-old dennis
campbell of uxbridge. he' s expected to face a judge later today. police say campbell was on a united airlines flight from boston to chicago last night. just before take-off, he allegedly made a comment about having a bomb in his bag. state police were called, and quickly removed him from the plane. they didn' t find a bomb. the flight took off without campbell about an hour later. frank: campbell was held on $250 bail, his arraignment later today in east boston. live in boston, frank holland, wcvb, newscenter 5. emily: sentencing will be handed down today for the former new hampshire prep school student whose rape trial made national headlines. owen labrie was cleared of the most serious charges, but was convicted of using a computer to lure a 15-year-old girl to a sexual encounter. he' s hoping for probation but faces up to 11 years. his trial exposed a campus sex competition culture between male students at saint paul' s in concord. >> we are running for
someone has convinced you attacking me is going to help you. randy: trading barbs and trying to gain ground. jeb bush and marco rubio go on the attack against each other. but the real target at this debate wasn' t on the stage. the eye' s erika tarantal is here with all the big moments. erika: that exchange, a good example of the tenor of the republican race bush, rubio' s one time mentor. now, his competitor attacking the florida senator for missing votes. meantime, taking a lot of heat -- the moderators. the candidates criticizing the instead of encouraging real policy discussion. topics ranged from taxes to the security. frontrunners ben carson and donald trump dominated less than in the previous two debates. there was this testy exchange, john kasich ripping into trump for his proposal to deport millions of illegal immigrants. mr. kasich: leaving their children here in this country, dividing families -- folks we m never going to attack and then that'
he got nasty. t have long until their next they face off again in less than two weeks. emily: a new report released in the murder of a toddler, found on deer island in boston. randy: what that report reveals about bella bond' s life before her death. and the action governor baker is demanding. plus -- my leg. -- where' s my leg? randy: a shark attack survivor returns to new england. his plans to get back in the water and why they' re leading him to boston. emily: good news for holiday travelers. why experts say airfare is cheaper this year. cindy: we have heavy downpours and strong wind out there.
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bella bond case. an independent investigator found that state social workers failed the little girl when they closed her case in 2013. emily: the girl' s mother, rachelle bond, and her boyfriend michael mccarthy are charged with bella' s murder and cover-up. governor charlie baker says many people dropped the ball in the case. but the report concludes the department of children and families should not be blamed for bella' s death. the governor says family, friends, and even neighbors should also raise red flags. >> i do not know anybody who wants the commonwealth of massachusetts barging into people' s homes without a process or rationale for doing so. emily: governor baker says big changes should be evident at dcf by mid-november. a moment of silence on the basketball court. randy: the tribute across the country for late coach flip saunders. making every penny count, literally. the arkansas man who saved his
>> this strong storm dumping inches of rain across the state. this will affect your morning commute. give yourself extra time. randy: a lot of people had -- it is not just the secondary roads. cindy: a lot of elements to track this morning. let' s start. southeastern massachusetts, we have a flood warning to pass along. we have had heavy rain come through. these storms are moving rapidly. there is a tropical element to these storms.
to the west, this will weaken before it moves in. the individual elements are coming up from the south. east. -- the whole line is pivoting east. connecticut. state, two inches of rain. downpours will be with us for the next few hours. exiting between 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. throughout your commute, we will deal with the downpours. the wind is the other part of the storm. they will diminish this afternoon. we are hanging on to the wind advisory until 10:00 this morning, some stronger storms could pull down stronger wind
warwick, rhode island, gusting to 57. the wind right now continues to gust 40 -- 30 to 40 miles per hour. strong southerly wind has brought up tropical moisture and warmth. it is 70 degrees in boston. s to near 70 on the north shore. low 70' s in many areas this afternoon. the southerly wind shifts to the southwest at 10 to 25 miles per hour. hanging on to debbie -- too heavy downpours. through 8:00 this morning, the heaviest rain shifts to the cape. drying out midday with a risk of a spot shower as the cold front passes by. we have to get through the next couple of hours. heavy rain now.
to take a look at the areas that will be hit hardest, we go to mike. mike: i plotted out where we have storm damage reports. pre-much eastern part of the state, but focusing in on the southeastern part of the state. we had some trees down and powerline issues. had this come in . some trees down and some liars on main street. that may be slowing down travel. these are roaring along so fast. i put a tracker on their and -- i put a tracker on them and a new cell comes over on top of them. it should be in marshall in about seven minutes. when this comes through, you can expect heavy downpours. we have picked up a little bit of lightning, but it is down towards long island. could be a rumble of thunder out
there. the wind is the big story. we talked about the coast the last couple of days. we have a coastal advisory from 11:00 until 3:00 this afternoon. i do -- the only thing we are expecting is minor flooding. how does it shape up over the next seven days? today, especially this morning, that is when most of the activity will be taking place. friday and saturday, temperatures in the 50' s. next week, looking spectacular. temperatures in the 60' s. beautiful weather to enjoy. alesse -- olessa: , some spinouts this morning. olessa: some. let' s get over to the maps and check out the rest of the ride.
fort i-5 southbound by anyone. a crash on route 2 east by spring street. the pike looks ok. budget in extra travel time. south of town, no construction to contend with because of the rain. give yourself extra time this morning. we expect trains and buses to start on schedule. >> i am in shock. i looked down and go -- where' s my leg? emily: a surfer attacked by a shark in hawaii arrives in boston for treatment. colin cook lost a leg to a tiger shark, but the rhode island native wants nothing more than to get back in the ocean. cook moved to hawaii because for his love of surfing, but a 13-foot tiger shark nearly ended his life biting his leg and hands. cook has done quite a bit of rehab already, but he' s back in new england for delicate surgery
at mass general. he' s hoping doctors can fit him with a prosthetic, and get him back on his board. randy: topping economic headlines, the house has passed a bipartisan budget deal to prevent a government default. the legislation now heads to the senate, which is on track to pass it before tuesday' s deadline. the deal gives the government authority to borrow freely through march 2017. funding to keep the government open runs out on december 11. an early holiday gift for travelers. airline tickets around thanksgiving and christmas are a little bit cheaper this year. that' s because of increased competition on busy routes, and airline expansion. average ticket prices were down 4.3% for the first nine months this year. industry experts believe that trend will continue through the holidays. emily: asian markets slide today after the federal reserve kept rates down, but indicated they may rise in december. right now, dow futures are lower
points at the close yesterday. randy: a moment of silence for late nba coach flip saunders. teams around the league held a moment of silence last night, as the season gets underway. former celtics star kevin garnett among the timberwolves paying tribute to the team' s longtime coach. saunders died sunday of hodgkin' s lymphoma. emily: nintendo is making the move to smartphones. the japanese electronics maker plans to release an interactive avatar game by next spring. it' s one of five mobile apps nintendo plans to roll out by march 2017, which could include the company' s iconic "super mario." randy: every penny counts, and that' s certainly true for this arkansas man. he' s been saving pennies for more than 45 years. he says he would always opt to break a dollar before spending a penny. and yesterday, he cashed them
$5,136.14 in pennies. emily: i am inspired to shake out my wallet. lighten my load by about five pounds. randy: halloween comes early for boston' s children' s hospital. emily: the superstars that dressed up as disney characters yet again to greet patients. then new on the eyeopener at 5:00 -- an athlete' s kind act made a little girl' s birthday wish come true. the good deed going viral this morning. take a live look at the radar here. the rain, strong wind coming through our area.
emily: 4:55 this morning. time for your early news to go. randy: newly unsealed documents marathon bomber' s pretrial the documents show the fbi screened his calls, and he was barred any contact with media and cut off from communicating with other inmates. right now, tsarnaev is being held in solitary confinement at the nation' s toughest federal prison in colorado. his lawyers are trying to prevent prosecutors from getting prison records about his current arrangements. emily: a pedestrian is seriously hurt after being struck by a car in west bridgewater. our partners at the brockton enterprise say the person was crossing north main street around 8:30 last night when it happened. the driver did stay on the scene. so far, no word on any charges. police on the south shore are searching for suspects in a string of bb gun shootings. three businesses along route 53 in norwell were hit with bb or pellet gun rounds yesterday. the windows at a bank, pizza restaurant, and outdoor-gear store were damaged. a woman driving on route 139 in
hanover was also shot at. nobody was seriously hurt. randy: they south carolina shares the deputy under fire for this video says his actions were lawful and justified. the comments came just hours after he was fired yesterday from the department. the justice department and the fbi have launched an investigation that could lead to charges. emily: congressman paul ryan could be announced as the new he cleared a key hurdle yesterday winning a nomination vote among his republican colleagues. the full house today will vote today. he will succeed john boehner, who announced his resignation last month. randy: the patriots hit the field tonight, hoping to continue their winning streak. they' ll take on the miami dolphins at gillette stadium. but they haven' t gotten much rest, coming off of sunday' s win against the jets. kick off tonight is at 8:25. emily: not as epic a game two in the world series. but the royals come out on top again against the mets. it was scoreless until the 4th inning, when the mets got on the board.
t far behind, with 4 of their own in the 5th. that' s all they' d need, but they would go on to run in 3 more in the 8th. 7-1 the final. the teams head to new york for game 3 tomorrow night. the boston bruins keep their halloween tradition alive. several players dressed up to s children' s hospital. this year, they went as gru and his minions from disney' s among the players, tukkaa rask, torey krug, and zdeno chara. last year, the team dressed as the cast from "frozen." did not quite look like elsa. randy: that is fun. cindy: can you believe the temperature? 70 degrees, tropical air in place. heavy rain a threat for your commute, from 6:00-
8:00 a.m. the threat is high. it drops through 10:00 a.m. and we are drying by noon. where we do not have heavier rain, southern new hampshire. there are a lot of puddles from rain that fell under night. it is going to take extra time out there. you see the heavier rain and even lightning off the eastern tip of long island working out from the south. the downpours are producing heavy rain. experiencing flash flooding west of the new bedford area. flash flood warning until 7:30. we are seeing rainfall rates over an inch per hour in heavy cells. the cells are moving quickly but putting down a tremendous amount of rain. this is up from the south ahead of a cold front. the winds