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telling us about that little boy's injuries. and a former lawmaker could learn today if he will be released from prison early. the new developments this morning that could sway the judge in his favor. good morning, everybody. 5:00 on this first day of november. we flipped the calendar if you can believe it. good morning, everyone, i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: and i am sara underwood. it is so cold. shiri spear expects 20s to stick around on her map for hours. is this possible, shiri. bedford up to nashua and fitchburg at 29 degrees. freezing in worcester at 32 and a little milder in boston at 35 degrees. just a little bit of patchy cloud cover. most of will you start nice and clear, but look at the difference from yesterday morning. it is about 10 to almost 20 degrees cooler this morning so it really is going to feel quite different. it will feel like a new season, new month and man does it feel like fall or winter out there.
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a 7 a.m. temperatures at 36 degrees by 9 a.m. 45 -- 45 -- you know, warm-up really doesn't take off until 8:00 this morning, so after that, we start warming, and 50s this afternoon. mostly sunny with just a cup of scattered clouds but the latest on increasing clouds when we get 60s back on the map and when we have showers coming up in about 10. catherine parrotta live with life drive time traffic and catherine, take us out there. >> catherine: icons from cleared off. may see different colors but the end of the roadwork. 128, 93 doing okay. the expressway just a little slow pocket toward quincy. 128 doing fine. pike doing okay. the icon. the building fire in the city. not on any of the main roads. but keep in mind if you are in the laurel street area. the pike eastbound going very light. live drive times for you as well. route 1, 11 minutes.
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sara, over to you. we are following breaking news right now in middleton. this right here is a picture of a fire burning on forest street. quite a bit of smoke there. there are no reports of injuries. we do have a photographer headed to the scene and we will let you know more when we get new information. a 4-year-old boy in a boston hospital this morning after being hit by a car while out trick or treating. >> that boy is recovering from severe injuries. there are questions this morning about whether or not face charges. fox25's jessica reyes is live in lowell this morning and jess, the driver took off from the scene after initially stopping. >> reporter: right, sara. we know that little boy is at tufts this morning for a serious cut to his head he got after the crash. he was trick or treating along this stretch in lowell when that driver hit him and police say she then took off. police did close down a stretch of this street for several
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4-year-old little boy was out with his parents when that woman driving that silver car hit him. two people who live on the street said she briefly stopped and took off once again. however, someone here got her license plate number and police did stop her a short time later. a short distance from here. her car was towed and she was taken into questioning. no charges have been filed against her. the neighborhood was full of kids trick or treating at the time and a popular spot for trick or treating and one woman daughter's boyfriend was actual let one who called 911. >> the kid had bleeding and on the head on the side. >> reporter: that little boy was first taken to the hospital here in lowell and later moved to tufts in boston for his injuries. police say that cut on his head was pretty serious, but thankfully not life-threatening. once again at this point police have not yet said if that driver will face charges but we do know she was taken into custody last night and we, of
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will keep you posted here on the fox25 morning news. for now live in lowell, jessica reyes, fox25 news. today will be our second morning commute with the electronic tolling on the pike. demolition on the toll booth continued as a easy day for drivers. rush hour commute smooth sailing. mass do, it said they had lower-than-expected traffic yesterday morning too. and things could be worse today. our michael henrich heading to he will be up in skyfox throughout the morning. we will be checking in with him as the morning commute gets rolling. seven days, that is all that is left before election day, and the candidates for president continue to turn up the heat on each other. fox25's daniel miller joins us now with the race that continues to grow tighter, daniel. >> daniel: new numbers from new hampshire show hillary clinton's lead shrinking. a new granite state poll last night show her ayatollah ali ayatollah ali khameneiing
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from the poll -- from the last poll that is, and about half of the polls were conducted prior to the revelation of the e-mails -- of clinton e-mail server found on former congressman anthony weiner's computer. the "new york times" have new donald trump tax documents from the '0s. trump used dubious methods of paying taxes. the methods were legal at the time but congress later banned trump has not commented on the article. hillary clinton's campaign continues to escalate its efforts to discredit james comey's disclosure of a revived e-mail investigation. the clinton campaign accuse him of applying a double standard to refuse to publicly discuss investigations of russian medalling in the president sharp election. comey has come under fire for his revelation last week of the discovery of e-mails belonging to clinton on former congressman weiner's computer.
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told the crowd, if the fbi wanted to look at the e-mails, they will only find the same thing they found before. meanwhile, nbc news is reporting that the fbi is conducting a preliminary inquiry into donald trump's former campaign manager's foreign connections. manaford was told to be a key player in a proposition with russian and ukrainian. and one of them a close ally with vladimir putin with alleged ties to organized alleged ties to organized crime. we will continue to keep you updated this morning. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: fox25 has you covered with everything that you need to know. live team coverage one week from today. join us at 4 p.m. and stick with us throughout the night. the results on both the presidential and local races as they roll. now 5:06. a 15-year-old tewksbury boy has died in the hospital after an
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costello pumped into zagarella. he picked up the victim and slammed his head into a concrete floor. the victim's best friend said she was at his bedside when he was on life support. >> as soon as i got there and i saw him, i couldn't control how i felt. i couldn't explain like -- i just didn't know why. >> gene: the suspect pled not weapon and is being held on bail. the charges could be upgraded depending on what police find during the investigation. halloween ends in tragedy to a group of people in a small mississippi town. two children and an adult died when a truck rear ended a hayride full of people. it was pulling trick or treating through town when it was hit. several people were injured. unclear if the driver of the truck will face charges. months after a deadly nightclub attack.
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the shooting from the pulse nightclub. shooter omar mateen idolized the boston marathon bombers. for the first time talking about tsarnaev during a conversation. >> my home boy tamerlan tsarnaev from the boston marathon. >> gene: the tapes go on for about an hour. he talks about the air strikes in syria and iraq and pledges allegiance to isis. mateen killed 49 hurt dozens more in the june attack. he was killed in a shootout with police. former statehouse speaker sal dimasi hopes to convince a federal judge that he should be let out of prison early due to his failing health. lawyers for dimasi says the 71-year-old is suffering from a medical condition and battled cancer twice in prison. the herald reports that he lost 45 pounds in the five years he has been behind bars and could soon end up on a feeding tube.
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sentence for corruption charges. the former mayor of lawrence william lantigua is apparently ready to run for office. lantigua is sending texts and making phone calls to city city councillors about another run for mayor. in 2013 he lost the position to current mayor dan rivera and moved to the dominican republic. his administration was caught up in a number of scandals and allegations. some staff members were charged with bribery what caused a boston fire truck and suv to collide. it happened at dartmouth and com ave in in the back bay. the suv hit the fire engine and the truck careened into eight parked cars and a tree was ripped from the ground. >> i was absolutely horrified by the sight of the fire truck on the sidewalk, a car had been thrown up into the corner and crushed.
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the intersection or sidewalk when the crash happened. the driver of the suv and four fire fighters were released from the hospital last night. they were recovering from minor injuries. so far no charges have been filed. days after a bus full of middle school students veered off the road and into a stone wall, the driver is now facing criminal charges. skyfox was over the scene in quincy last week, and now we are learning that 58-year-old mark woods have been charged with negligent operation of the bus and marked lane woods remains on paid leave. five students were sent to the hospital, but all are okay. >> reporter: we track traffic and weather every ten minutes. a look at drive times. route 3, 10 minutes. route 24, 11 minutes and 9512 minutes. we are you off to a chilly start. 35 degrees in boston and losing heat. take you down to 34 at 6 a.m., 7 a.m. show you what time things start to warm up when i am back with you at n ten. 5:10.
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a new bedford police officer is waking up in the hospital this morning after a confrontation with a group of dirt bikers. fox25's stephanie coueignoux is live in new bedford now, and stephanie, police people from this incident. >> reporter: they did and actually it was a four-mile pursuit. i just checked with new bedford police and they didn't have an update on the sergeant's condition, but at last check, sergeant trinidad was in serious condition with nonlife-threatening injuries. all of this happening yesterday at this very busy intersection at route 18 and elm street. a group of dirt bikers were riding dangerously around the city including on sidewalks
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according to south coast today, 30 to 40 dirt bikes were at the intersection when some of them ran through a red light. police eventually arrested those riders four miles away at the former flag ship cinema on kingshighway. but when officers are were arresting those riders one of them identify as 24-year-old carlos gonzalez ran sergeant trinidad over which is bike. charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. police also arrested eight other men, all nine are scheduled to appear in court today. i am checking in with police and while i was at that busy intersection, i did see a number traffic cameras. now asking if they have video of this incident. of course, as soon as i have an update, i will lit know. in new bedford, stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. they are saying the cap on charter schools is an upcoming issue on the massachusetts
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fox25 investigates found out, some charter schools don't help everyone when they shut down. >> we were on christmas break and the state started getting over and over and never opened up to christmas. >> reporter: massachusetts has up to christmas. >> reporter: massachusetts has grant charters to 108 schools tonight after the world series fox25 investigates learns how those numbers compare to other charter schools in other states and why supporters say the figures don't tell the whole story. how the roads are doing on your tuesday morning commute. you can see on the map, a lot of green. no big problems north and south of the city. pike looking good too. you see that icon in framingham. not on the pike, union ave. that is closed from mount av eto main street. keep that in mind if you are going in that area. zakim bridge, leverett connector, volume pretty light there. drive times for you. route 24, 12 minutes. 93 from 495 to the leverett
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to the pike, nice smooth ride right now but a 9-minute drive time there. shiri, a little chilly out there. putting the heat on today. >> shiri: the heat kind of day and what is neat about the first of the day month you get to look for what is normal for the month ahead and normal to get snow in november. i know some of are you plugging your ear, in boston, 1.3 inches on average is our november snow fall. i don't have any snow in the forecast but notice december, january, february, march all snowy but not abnormal or crazy for me to add it to the forecast this time of year. right now 35 in boston -- technically it is cold enough to snow, but nice clear skies to start things off prompting a chilly morning. 32 degrees in worcester. we have clear skies. a little bit of a breeze makes it feel like 25 in this morning. even though we have some 30-degree reading and our fox25 weather app, chances are wind chill close to the 20s. 7 a.m., pretty similar temperatures. the warm-up starts between 8
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by 11 a.m., 42 degrees. in worcester around 46 and we hit highs close to 50 today but could be a little bit of a struggle to get there in worcester. warmer temps in cities coming out of southeastern massachusetts with middle 50s ruling in carver, bridgewater, [ton and braintree. boston at 52. worcester at 5. lawrence at 53. and manchester at 52. hyannis in the middle 50s. tomorrow. 50s back on the map and more clouds around. tomorrow we have a cold front coming through and this is really ushering all this warm air. and because this front is close by are toy see additional clouds. maybe a quick sprinkle newspaper new hampshire looking dry as of right now. for the day on thursday, start with increasing clouds. look what comes in for the afternoon and the evening. heavier rain coming in for late in the day. this will impact your thursday evening commute. seven-day forecast with the
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things dry today. mostly sunny and 53 degrees. but we are looking pretty dry tomorrow as well at 66. just daum of extra clouds. thursday is the wet day and comes into play into the evening commute. by friday we are clearing out, breezy bright and 50 with lows in the 30s and highs only in the lower 50s. back to you guys. a salem mother and her twin daughter are seriously hurt when hit by a alleged drunk driver. coming up, the new court documents that show how hard a sneaky joke at the white house halloween party. the bird costume be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful.
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is the same area of the pipeline that burst in september leading to gasoline shortages from the south. at this point it is still unclear if yesterday's's explosion will have a similar impact. bill cosby will appear in a pennsylvania court again today where his lawyers will ask a judge to dismiss the charges against him. last weeks could pee's attorneys said that the comedian was legally blind that would prevent him from seeing his accusers and could impact his defense. the 79-year-old felony assault charges. felony assault charges. former "glee" star will in news reports, the la district attorney interview the victim and determine there wasn't enough evidence to press charges. now isn't his first brush with the law. he is currently facing charges of possessing child pornography. if convicted, he could face up to 40 years in prison. cleveland indians are looking to celebrate the first
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champagne if they take care of business against the cubs in game six tonight. you can watch all of the action right here on fox25. it all gets started at 8:00 followed by a late edition of the fox25 news at 10. a shocker in foxborough. patriots ship out one of their best defensive players. traded their pro bowl linebacker jamie collins to the cleveland browns. he is being ship out because he will be a free-agent at the end of the season and wants a bigger salary than the patriots willing to offer. tom brady weighed in on the news. >> tough when you hear news like that with a teammate that has been in so many battles. he was a great player for our team and a great player for the cleveland browns. i am sad that i lose a player that i like and player that i respect like jamie and a tough day but part of the nfl and part of, you know there are business. >> gene: patriots get a
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the 0-8, browns. bummer for him. tom braid internet big foot costume having fun with the family dog. wife gisele posted this picture. when your son wants to be super mario and no one wants to be luigi, this is you what do. >> the president and first lady celebrated the final white house halloween with a dance party. house halloween with a dance party. check this out ? thriller, thriller night ?. >> sara: the flash mob getting the obamas dancing. treated to goodies and a stroll through a storybook lawn. 4,000 people were expected to visit the white house. this trick or treater won the halloween party. a duck wrapped up in bandtage. the lame duck. yesterday the president and first lady handed out candy to
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what a treat for all those kids that got to go there. >> i am sure fun for him. high of degrees. an awesome warm-up for the middle of the week. i will show you how warm it is turning in your town or city next. a man spent days inside his car trapped following a flight anything crash. the chance sight baying stranger that led to his rescue. and searching fo joanne: she's not fooling me. britt: kelly ayotte sides with the special interests. vivian: now, she's even playing politic games with medicare. $1,700 more for prescriptions... while protecting tax breaks for the wall street banks and big oil companies that fund her campaign. fred: kelly ayotte sold us out. britt: with kelly ayotte, it's all politics. joanne: she's not looking out for new hampshire anymore. vo: senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. ? do you love me? ?
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complete new england news coverage starts right now, this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: now at 5:30, a young boy out trick or treating is in the hospital after being hit by a car. the investigation under way that could end with criminal charges against a driver. and a mbta worker attacked over a fare. the video that police hope will lead to an arrest.
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battling high cholesterol. and doctors say that good cholesterol may not be good after all. good morning, everybody. 5:30. thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning, it is november 1. the first time since i can remember or recently anyway, there is frost outside. >> sara: i couldn't believe it. i didn't notice it until i parked in our park lot. a lot of frost on the ground and plan on freezing temperatures throughout the morning commute. not all bad news though. things will feel more like september in just one day. meteorologist shiri spear in the fox25 storm tracker weather settlement we are the forecast. >> shiri: that's how this goes in new england. you don't like it you wait a day. today is my cold one and tomorrow is my warm one. right now clear skies in place and patchy cloud cover through the merrimack, the south shore and the cape that will help cool temperatures a little warmer over the cape, and look how we are starting out in worcester, 32 degrees. 29 in boylston. 26 in londonderry, new hampshire.
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reading to lexington down to walpole, even boston at 35 degrees. not freezing there, but it is frosty. 35 in duxbury as well. and we have some 40s for the outer cape as well as nantucket. your day planner shapes up in the boston area from 35 now into the upper 40s by lunchtime, but the problem is, we will be hovering close to that 35 into, like, 8 or 9:00 this morning. the improvements are really late morning, when temperatures respond. 3 p.m., i have you up to 50 middle 50st and hitting the 60s tomorrow coming up in ten minutes. catherine parrotta is back now with live drive time traffic. catherine, how is it looking, pretty early? >> catherine: the maps are looking good. 93 north of the city doing okay. 128 south of the city no problems. the expressway slow between quincy and dorchester. you are average being 30 miles per hour. and i just want to bring your attention to -- your attention to route 3 going southbound. an accident just popping up on the map between 128 and treble
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the billerica area. not seeing heavy delays behind it but i am going to monitor that spot. route 1 in saugus moving along just fine right now and here are the drive times for you. route 24, take you 9 minutes. the pike, 23 minutes. 93 from 495 to the leverett connector, a 21-minute ride. sara and gene, over to you. trick or treating ends with an ambulance ride to the hospital for a 4-year-old boy. he was hit by a car out collecting candy. >> gene: that boy is recovering from severin recovering from severe injuries. there are questions whether or not the driver who hit him will face any charges. fox25's jessica reyes is live in lowell this morning and, jess, the driver took off from the scene after initially stopping. >> reporter: right, gene. and it all happened here on marshal avenue, a very busy spot for trick or treaters in lowell. this street was packed with kids when this all happened last night. as you said, the people here at the time looked as though the driver stopped after hitting that little boy, but then just kept going. police in lowell shut down
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a driver hit a 4 yoyshld boy out trick or treating. >> i opened the door and i see a lot of people. >>reporter: there woman lives on the street and says her daughter's boyfriend is the one that called 911. >> he had the tip of his head bleeding and in the head on the side. >> reporter: this part of lowell is a popular spot for trick or treaters and hundreds of kids were out here at the time. police tell us the little boy was with his parents when the woman driving the silver car hit him. she briefly stopped but then took off. so number and police stopped her a short time later. her car was towed and she was taken in for questioning. at this point, no charges have been filed. and this little boy we know was first taken to a hospital here in lowell and later moved to news of the boston for a pretty serious cut to his head. his injuries are not life-threatening, but they are calling them serious. once again that driver at this point is not facing any charges. we are check with police on
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little boy is doing. as soon as we get more information, we will pass this to you on the fox25 morning news. live in lowell, jessica reyes, fox25 news. the driver in another hit-and-run is being held on $2500 bond this morning. police say sunday night dexter mitchell slammed into a woman and her young twin daughters in salem. the herald reports police found the 10-year-old girls lying 25 feet apart with their blood-covered mother going back and forth between them. mitchell is accused of leaving the scene andhe and admitting to police that he had been drinking. despite that admission, he says his client was not driving out of control. >> with regard to the facts in this cases there no evidence from any of the witnesses he was operating anyway negligent. one driver said he was driving at the same speed as shevls. >> mitchell's license was suspended because we not agree to take a breathalyzer test pa dorchester elementary school student is facing charges after officials found an unloaded gun
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arrested yesterday morning at william monroe trotter school in a phone message sent out to parents, administrators say the boy was disciplined through the school. bpd charged the child with unlawful possession of a gun on school property. a leominster man remains in custody accused of raping a student at the school through an interpreter. andy tow pled not guilty in court. accused of forcing himself on a teenager last week. his other and what happened was consensual. halloween may be over but the search for a masked assailable that attacked a mbta employee is still under way. transit police released this video of a suspect running from the cedar grove t-stop early sunday morning. he dressed up as a horror film character and a2e679ed to board the trolley without paying a fare. he dragged the driver from the train and beat him leaving the
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heard of anything happening like this. i am shocked and surprised, but it is the city. and a lot goes on in the city. >> the driver has been released from the hospital. t police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. well, these two 19-year-olds are accused of holding up a market in hyannis. lamar pringle, cody martin and a juvenile went into a store and demanded cash. martin is accused of pointing a gun at an employee, even firing off were arraigned yesterday. the juvenile was in dcf custody. martin and pringle until a dangerousness hearing later this week. a slot machine causing one woman serious heartache. she thought she won 4 3 million, but the casino says that -- $43 million but the casino said that is a glitch.
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she helped dad start his business... and she even fought to put bad guys in jail. now, mom helps make laws that help people - especially when they need it most. i'm really proud of her. and she's taught me that with hard work - i can do... anything. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte, kate: and i'm kate. kelly & kate: and we approved this message. massachusetts has many great public schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. but some kids aren't so lucky. and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future for thousands of kids who need your help. please join me and vote yes on question 2. joanne: she's not fooling me. britt: kelly ayotte sides with the special interests.
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$1,700 more for prescriptions... while protecting tax breaks for the wall street banks and big oil companies that fund her campaign. fred: kelly ayotte sold us out. britt: with kelly ayotte, it's all politics. joanne: she's not looking out for new hampshire anymore. vo: senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. all right, let's check traffic and weather together. we do it every ten minutes. >> sara: yes, redo. catherine, looks like things are slowing down on the expressway. >> catherine: usually the time we see expressway slow down a bit. volume is beginning to build. you are averaging 30 miles per hour. it is not too concerning. not the height of rush hour. you will continue to monitor it.
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>> for trick or treat, hopefully your fingers won't freeze like mine yesterday. 20s and 30s on tap. warm jacket a great idea and keep in mind as well, at 3:00 when kids, teachers and parents coming home from school, 50 to 56. long sleeve shirts kind of weather. not short sleeved weather. not all that warmth. an amazing warm-up tomorrow. the short sleeves will be coming back. the latest on that in 10 minutes. gene. banks giant has agreed to pay $50 million in the new settlement over appraisal fees. those fees cost 30. wells fargo was charging three times that amount and labelling those fees as other charges. the spokesperson for the bank allege that the company did nothing wrong and they are settling to avoid a long legal dispute that comes two months after it was revealed that wells fargo employees were creating bank accounts to boost
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and new year's eve. the shipping company is to complete 7 million deliveries. 100 million more than last year. in preparation, ups is hiring an additional 95,000 temporary workers. it turns out good cholesterol may not be all that good for you. raising your hdl level long been thought to protect against heart attack and stroke and having extremely high levels of good cholesterol actually increases the heart attack companies have struggled to create a drug that helps patients by increasing their good cholesterol. an epping, new hampshire teen is being called a hero after he saved his little sister from a house fire. brandon hutchins woke up to see the flames outside of his window. when the family gathered in the yard, he realized his 3-year-old sister was in the house. teen took action running back into the flames to get her.
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really dizzy. i could not see anything. i was just making guesses as to where things were. >> reporter: police are still investigating what caused the fire. as for brandon, he doesn't consider himself a hero. he was only doing what he could to protect his family. now 5:42 this morning. going above and beyond to give his little girl fun on halloween. coming up, how he got strangers on a plane to make his
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shot from lowell. it actually looks like november. if you haven't been outside. even colder when you went to bed. freezing temperatures for the morning drive are in store, but we are in for a warm-up. she will help you plan your day in five minutes. happening now, lowell police are trying to determine whether to issue criminal charges against a driver who hit a 4-year-old boy while out trick or treating. that driver initially stopped at marshal avenue after the accident but then took off. police were able to track her down after someone got her license plate before she left. the pike again this morning. second work day since electronic polling -- tolling i should say came into play. yesterday officials said that things went pretty smoothly. lighter-than-normal traffic. that was good pus in on his way to the helicopter pad and in skyfox and give you a birds-eye view of anything that going on -- and throughout the morning. we will check in with him. we have gotten one week until election day.
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been a done deal. new wmur granite poll show clinton is leading donald trump. 28% of voters haven't made a final decision as of yet, sara. as promised republican governor john kasich said he did not vote for donald trump. yesterday, he wrote in senator john mccain's name on the absentee ballot. kasich ended his own campaign in may and did not attend the co making lewd comments about women surfaced kasich issued a statement saying bee not vote for the nominee. peter sale is facing criticism for his continued support of donald trump. yesterday he said that people are ignoring the economic difficulties that americans are facing. he calls trump's comments about women clearly offensive and inappropriate but says voters shouldn't judge a candidates' flaws.
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campaign. and fox25 has you covered with everything that you need to know. we will have live team coverage one week from today. joins us beginning at 4 p.m. and stick with us throughout the night. we will have the results on both the presidential and local races as they roll in. a study has found the troubling trend of racial discrimination by drivers for ride-sharing companies in boston. researchers found the focus of this discrimination was based on a custody perct' >> according to the study by national bureau of economic research by the help of mit. found discrimination by uber drivers. that study looked at 1500 rides on uber and competitor lyft in boston and seattle to see if customers with african sounding names experienced discrimination. longer wait times for pickups and more rejection and cancellations of their request. it showed drivers in boston cancelled pickup for drivers with a african-american
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rate than other names for rides were not cancelled. no difference in the wait time based on a person's name. and in boston, researchers sent a single student out with two uber profiles to compare the experiences of one name to the other using both a male and female name. >> when the name that a passenger used with as a dipcally african-american name, they were more than likely to have the trip accepted and then cancelled. >> reporter: researchers booked rides with lyft using the same experiment and did not find the same cancellation rates. that could be because the different ways lyft and uber drivers found out about their riders. uber drivers do not learn the name of their passengers until after they accept the fare. l yft drivers receive the name and photo before accepting the ride. er says they will use the study to continue to reduce transportation inequalities.
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fox25. things relatively calm in salem as people pack the streets for halloween. they only this to make two arrest. one for alcohol and the other for drugs. they did step up security and they think halloween falling on a monday could have help keep things calm. a man and his 3-year-old were flying from the girl was dressed as a doughnut and was upset that they had to fly on halloween, so the dad passed out candy and a note and explained the situation, and his daughter trick or treated down the aisle. a woman who works for twitter posted these pictures. they have gotten tens of thousands of likes and what a great move friday dad. dad of the year once again. >> shiri: he saved halloween.
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>> shiri: how dad badly do you want a salad after that candy. >> now that we are past halloween and moving onto a new month, we can kind of look at the month and say, hey, we are losing daylight and a lot of daylight, and it will start feeling like it is really fall or early winter. 42 an average wake-up low. 56 an average afternoon high. we are falling short of both of those. sun comes up at 7:18. this weekend we change the clocks, the sun will go down at 4:30 in the evening. 35 degrees right now in boston. a little bit of a wind. winds generally running under 10 miles per hour. that is great news. not spending too much time on wind chills. keep in mind if you want to check it check it on the fox25 weather app. temperatures staying steady. 9 a.m. back in the lower 40s in boston. mid-40s at 11 a.m. and up to 50 degrees in the afternoon.
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more clouds down along the south shore and the cape today. we start getting into that warm air for the day tomorrow. so this afternoon. it is 52 in boston and beverly. 50 in ports new hampshire. mid-50s in spots like norwood and fitchburg but tonight we are back in the 40s. not as cold. and we head into the mid and upper 60s. we are kind of getting close to 70 in spots like norwood at 68 tomorrow. mid-60s in boston fitchburg. so a little unseasonable warmth for the day with some added clouds and a little added humidity. i will hold back until thursday. futurecast showing a dry morning commute. once we hit the afternoon watch points north and west of boston for a little bit of rain during the afternoon. the main rain though will develop during the evening commute turning heavier once we shift through the afternoon drive. dinner plans -- and the wettest safety seven-day forecast.
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66 tomorrow. a few more clouds around. likely still dry. thursday and we have got afternoon and evening rain. 67 degrees. and after that, drours come crashing down. high of only 50. bright and breezy and lows in the 30s and highs in the 50s for afternoon. a check of the forecast. over to catherine parrotta with live drive time traffic. >> catherine: maps are looking good. volume will build. pike looking good and michael henrich will be monitoring that with skyfox with that electronic tolling in effect for the second workday in a row. expressway starting to slow down a bit averaging 30 miles per hour between quincy and as we make our way into the city. up north, a cup of problems route 3 going southbound. an accident near 129 and treble cove road. not heavy delays.
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jammed up from 93 crossing 495. also 93, 495 intersection. a little bit sluggish right now. taking a look at one of our cameras the pike going eastbound, volume typical, and the drive times. the pike 12 minutes. 128 from route 1 in pea body to the weston tolls 21 minutes right now. sara, over to you. a 12-year-old boy is recovering this morning after leading police on a car chase. this happened yesterday in austin, texas. police say the boy may have been intoxicated as he swerved in and out of traffic refusing to pull over on if the officers. he reportedly crashed head on into another car and kept going eventually hitting to poll. the boy suffered minor injuries from the crash and officials are investigating the incident. a ohio man is alive after spending several days in his crashed car. cory chambers was driving when he missed a curve, hit a tree
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after the crash and called 911 and decided to investigate for themselves. >> i went down to the car and could see a foot out of the back window and finally we got him to respond, and he said he had been down there for a couple of days. >> now chambers was responsive as he was air-lifted to the hospital. police say the worker's quick thinking likely saved his life. so imagine this, a slot machine in a casino shows that you you won the jackpot, but the house says you didn't. she had hit it big to the tune of $43 million. the apparent jackpot hit happened in late august at resorts casino in new york. when the woman went to claim her prize, she was told that the machine are malfunctioned. >> he offered me a steak dinner. >> a steak dinner? >> they win and then the house doesn't want to pay out. to me that is unfair
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commission said they can't legally give her the max payout. the commission says the only winnings she can collect is $2.25. that is a bummer. >> gene: you can say that again. bruins open the month of november on the road. bs are in florida to take on the panthers. the bruins snapped a three-game losing streak saturday with a 1-0 win. celtics back to work tomorrow night a measure of revenge against the bulls after they lost in chicago. rc that game and yet to play this season. that changes tomorrow. expected to play against the bulls after missing time with an injured ankle. more good news for smart. they picked up his option on his contract. both are now signed through 2018. we have an uptate of a problem brought to fox25 by a viewer. earlier this month, we showed you this video of trash piling up along the rails at back bay station. a viewer told fox25 the same pieces have been sitting in the
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fox25 learned that amtrak is responsible for the maintenance along this stretch of tracks and gave the agency a call. well, a viewer sent us a photo yesterday showing the trash have finally been picked up. and the tracks are cleared. only on fox25, we are getting a behind-the-scenes look at the progress of the new wynn boston resort in everett. the president of the property gave us a tour of the conference strungs site yesterday. finishing off the of what they are planning and say the focus is getting the job done on time. >> for us all about getting people work and getting this up and running. we can't wait to show off wynn boston harbor to our guest. >> wynn casino will employ 4,000 people. expected to open in june of 2019. okay, it is the second morning for drivers to check out the new electronic tolls as the old toll booths are torn
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traffic delays from the airport this morning. good morning, michael. >> good morning. having the time of our life in skyfox. folks on the roadways have similarly nice commute this snorng we will keep you posted from the air. and a devastating what's kelly ayotte costing you? you're paying more for prescription medicines. kelly ayotte blocked lower cost generic drugs. you're paying high interest rates on college loans. and you're paying higher bank fees while ayotte voted for special breaks to wall street executives. kelly ayotte. she's siding with corporate special interests and that's costing you. she's not working for new hampshire. be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together.
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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. now at 6:00, a freezing start for most of you. how much longer you will wait before september-like temperatures will warm things up for you again. and police in lowell say a driver hit a 4-year-old little boy as he was trick or treating last night and then took off. what police eventually found that driver and how that boy is doing this morning. a 15-year-old dies after halloween party. what prosecutors say sparked a brutal fight that cost him his life. the final week before the elections. a new poll this morning that show hillary clinton's lead this shrinking in one swing state. and the new questions surrounding donald trump's tax records. good morning, everyone, thank you so much for joining us on this tuesday, november 1. i am sara underwood. >> gene: i am gene lavanchy.


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