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emily: breaking news on the eye, a shooting lands new information. randy: also a deadly crash in east boston. what we're learning from the scene there. emily: a search for answers after a violent assault on an ohio campus. the warning just before the attack and what we are learning about it's on the eye. >> an officer-involved shooting under investigation. sera congi is there with an update from that active scene ahead.
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conditions. cindy: north and west of 495, we have light freezing rain that could make things icey through 10:00 this morning, so through northern worcester county, southern new hampshire, this is where the roads could be slippery this morning. we have seen a band of light freezing rain move through, ashby, peperil, and we could have light freezing rain falling right now. look at the temperatures. they are running in the lower 30s. so close to the freezing mark. boston is 3 lower 30s, but for the next few hours, the focus is going to be north and west of the city of boston, primarily. we're waiting for the next batch of rain in eastern pennsylvania right now to move on in, and that will come with warmer air so the temperatures climb slowly through the 40s this afternoon. and look at that by 6:00 tonight it does warm up but it takes all day. and the steadiest rain starts to come in around or just after
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concern is for the commute, downpours at that time, could make things tough for traveling this evening. let's focus in on the morning commute, say good morning to olessa, watching issues out there this morning. >> we're watching a problem in lynn, thank you. first here's what's going on. we have a crew on the scene. there is for a police shooting, so if you are heading in that direction plan accordingly. the road is closed, shepherd to commercial street, and we'll have more live from the scene in just a few minutes. aside from that we're watching the delays building into andover, and as you travel the pike so far we're in good shape. 15 minutes eastbound, 495 to 128. heading south, 24 building delays out of brockton, 95 in canton, and if you are traveling route 3, slow ride into the braintree split, and once you get there, it's 25 minutes on the expressway, braintree into boston. so far, trains and buses are running on schedule, and a quick live look outside in saugus. route 1, starting to build the delays. you can see it here traveling
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randy: problems and police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting. emily: sera congi has the yaints just coming in for us. sera? sera: we have new information to tell you. the lynn police chief telling us the suspect shot is in surgery right now, and the officer involved was not hurt. this is still a very active scene. you can take a look behind me. the crime scene investigates have just arrived. tension is focused on the sidewalk on the southbound side of the area. evidence markers placed on the ground. both sides of the lynnway are underway. this happened at 4:00 this morning. the police chief telling us that the shooting was the result of an armed robbery at a gas station which is on the other side of this crime scene. police are there now, as well, this morning. not many details about exactly how this happened, but again officer-involved shooting, the suspect is at mgh in surgery.
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we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it. live in lynn, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: thank you, and breaking overnight, a deadly crash under investigation in east boston. the eye's doug meehan is there near the scene with what we know right now. >> hi, randy, yes, this is the mcclellan highway here in east boston. the road bends up and around the corner. there was a deadly accident. it is clear, all lanes are open, but it was a different scene last night, so let's go to it. boston ems crash. it happened just before 11:00 last night. the car is on its roof. the northbound lanes are closed for much of the overnight hours. we are wait to get learn if there was anybody else inside of that car, and also what might have triggered the crash. unconfirmed reports there may have been a second car involved, a drag racing situation but at this point that is still unconfirmed. we're live in east boston this morning, doug meehan, wcvb
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emily: thank you, also breaking a charter plane crashes in colombia, 81 people onboard, including members of a brazilian soccer team, just five people survived. investigates say the plane declared an emergency due to an electric failure just before that crash. randy: we are learning more about the man behind an attack at ohio state universitnd there was a troubling sign moments before the violence. erika is here with the red flag. erika? erika: police have been searching for a motive scouring the suspect's home. but for now a facebook post could be the biggest indicator of the 18-year-old's mind set. abdul was killed just one minute after driving into a crowd and jumping out, slashing people with a butcher knife, 11 were hurt, one critically before this police officer shot artan dead, he was a somali immigrant and resident.
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could not pray openly as a muslim. investigates say he posted to facebook moments before the attack calling on america to stop interfering with the muslim nations saying i can't take it any more. the attack prompted an alert urging students to run, hide or fight. some of them barricading themselves in. >> i ran into a bathroom, luckily, that was just a single stall, was able to lock myself in there. erika: police are investigating whether artan emily: a man has serious injuries after a fire in tewksbury. the flames reaching two alarms. the man who owns that house was inside at the time. the 84-year-old flown to mass general with severe burns. a neighbor helped that man get away from the flames. >> it was on fire.
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dragging him over here. >> the homeowner's daughter was treated for minor smoke inhalation. the fire department says that the fire does appear to be accidental. randy: donald trump is engaged in talks with iraq, the iraqi prime minister says mr. trump pledged more logistical support to fight isis. this report comes as trump is expected to meet again with former massachusetts governor mitt romney. that will happen tonight, romney a contender trump named another member to his cabinet, he named tom rice to be the secretary of health and human services. he would be in charge of dismantling the affordable care act. mike pence sagamore major announcements will be coming today. preparations are underway in wisconsin for a recount requested by jill stein, green party candidate. she has filed for a recount in
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trump has blasted the effort claiming voter fraud in several states including new hampshire. >> neither president barack obama nor joe biden will attend a memorial service for fidel castro. cuba is in the midst of a nine-day mourning people. people waited in long lines to pay tribute to castro at the revolutionary square. more services are planned throughout the weeknc >> a driver accused of driving the wrong way for miles is out on bail and the district attorney is outraged. juwan campbell is accused of leading police 17 miles along route 1 and interstate 95 driving the wrong way from fair haven to marion. he registered a .22 on the breathalyzer test. he is out on bail for a prior
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engage in this type of conduct, it is a miracle that no one was killed or hurt. >> he was released last week on 1500 bail the district attorney says the the judge should have revoked jail. >> a girl's death is being called a homicide. 2-year-old madison dana was rushed to the hospital from this home on sunday afternoon. she injuries. a neighbor says her mother was on the porch when the ambulance arrived and claimed the toddler fell from a bunk bed but investigates don't think that that's what happened. >> it's more than just a fall. it's more than just, you know, a glancing hit. a measure of force that is so strong that you are causing not only external but also internal injuries with it. >> so far, no charges were filed.
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and many communities are trading paper for blastic, but that may not save you from paying the new proposal in the city of boston, and trouble for the red line as the mbta prepares for winter. the issues testing the rails for liability. erika: we follow breaking news out of lynn, an officer-involved shooting under investigation on the linnway. it happened this morning. sera congi is at the scene with updates straight ahead. also breaking right now a police searching for a cause at this hour. >> and freezing rain, a concern for part of the area this morning for the commute. who will see the biggest impact and the focus on the heavy rain for the evening commute. let's first, though, take a look at the radar this morning. you can see that area of pink shifting up into southern new hampshire. that's where we have the freezing rain. notice the temperatures running a bit milder in boston.
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>> good morning from lester high, these are the wolverine cheerleaders. randy: all right, nobody hurt, good morning, lester high and thanks for the great wakeup call. that young man is being
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plus. >> i think you are going to want to check that out. we would love to see your wakeup call, so get everybody together, just record it right on the phone, and upload it to ulog using our app. olessa: every time i use one of those i realize how talentless i am. >> you are good at that? >> no. as of this morning t quiet. >> they are. yeah. but you know, that came out of lester and that's one of those spots where there could be a little icing, but the focus is this afternoon, and again, tomorrow afternoon, because we have got not one but two rounds of rain on the way. and these are really going to impact your evening commutes the next couple days. and the potential is there just from the first round today, of about an inch, if not more of rainfall, and this is great news because we desperately need the rain, and unfortunately that rain is falling, in some
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to freezing, so northern worcester county in the pink, places like orange and over to lemonster and up towards pepperil, and there is the concern for a bit of freezing rain this morning, so there is a freezing rain advisory until 10:00. we get deeper into the morning and the temperatures will be climbing, and everything has been light, but we have had a band of freezing rain shift through, and that is focused up across manchester, and there is another batch off to the west, and this is going to be working everything on the lighter side, the temperature in jeffrey, is 31, 31 in nashua so that's why the concern for slippery conditions. right along 495, as well we have a batch of rain, but as it bumps into the colder temperatures, that could freeze on contact, as well. and otherwise, down towards the cape we have got low to mid 30s this morning. the focus of the wet weather for you comes later on as this rain right here across eastern pennsylvania works in your
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get into the afternoon, as this next batch of rain comes in, and it will bring with it warmer air. look at the temperature right now in new york city. it's 54. you contrast that to the 38, and it's a difference, we will climb up into the 50s, but it's not happening until the very end of the day, and in fact, probably after sunset, and by the time that we get into the lower 50s, but that rain starts to move in around lunchtime, and it's heavy through the afternoon. we will lime to about 50 through the morning, any moisture is off to the north and west, and notice how we see the rain, steady rain, shift eastward, and rain at times through the afternoon, and your evening commute will feature downpours, especially along and south of the pike. and that could lead to poor drainage flooding. this is all going to wind down at midnight or so. we'll dry things out overnight. but you know, the winds really are going to ramp up for a brief time here in southeastern
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and that wind is going to be with us overnight, too, and it's going to keep the temperatures in the 40s. that's round one, and next round of rain comes in tomorrow and this comes in later in the day. it's out of here first thing on thursday morning. giving us back the sunshine here for the end of the week, but both today and tomorrow impact weather days for that rain, tomorrow comes in later, into the evening hours, and it may linger into thursday morning, as well, but the potential is there for another inch or more. this is great news for the drought with all the rai weekend. and we are going to get back to sunshine, so good timing with the weekend. >> thank you. unfortunately not great on the roads. we're watching one problem here. sky 5 over the scene in lynn. part of the shutdown in both directions. as you can see, some police activity going on and we do have a crew on the scene. we'll have the latest in a few minutes. let's go over to the maps and i will show you where the closure is, the lynnway is closed in both directions and that's between commercial street and shepherd street so if you are head that go way plan
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93 south building volume out of methuen, and down into andover, and slowdown into wilmington and as you travel the pike, 15 minutes, 495 to 128. heading south, slow, also delays from sharon and the ride on the expressway, almost a half-hour, braintree into boston. so far trains and buses are doing ok. randy: a four-day deer hunt begins today at the blue hill reservation. the department of recreation of the commonwealth says the reservation reservation, and the hunt is part of a multi-year plan to reduce the number of animals. the protesters plan to rally at that site at the check-in today saying that they will be a voice for the deer. and service on the red line of the t took a hit as the mbta looks for the winter readiness, they say that the performance reliability during the peak periods was at 85% last week. two disabled trains and slippery rail conditions between
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the peak performance reliability is at 90% in the 30 days lead, to the incident. the service dip comes as the mbta looks to complete line work before the onset of winter weather. >> and your economy this tuesday, workers in boston and more than 340 other cities will protest over hourly wages, and that protest will include fast food, airports, and other low wage workers demanding $15 an hour. this is part of a national day of action for the so-called fight for across the country over the last couple of years. in massachusetts, the minimum wage will rise from 10 to 11 an hour on january 1. boston residents could soon be paying more at the grocery store. the city is weighing a new proposal that would charge residents 5 cents per bag at grocery and convenience stores. the new measure covers all bags, including paper and plastic, the goal is to encourage customers to bring a reusable bag. the herald reports the council
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month, and the fee would go into effect a year after passage. a look at the markets, asian stocks mostly mixed today due to concerns over oil production and a constitutional referendum in italy. right now, stock futures are higher, investors will be watching for consumer data today, after a down day yesterday. randy: 20 minutes after 6:00. how about super foods today? these are the foods to stock up on in season, packed with health benefits. first, cabbage, health experts say that the fuller longer. if you feel a cold coming on, grab a kiwi, that packs more vitamin c than an orange, and leaving the skin on the food will add fiber for you. and another green super food, avocados. they not only are a good fat but rich with potassium, magnesium and reduce bad cholesterol. the new taste of italy had
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grand opening of italy. boston had he prudential center shops, span three floors, and there you can eat and shop and to learn about the italian culture and cuisine. and chef batali is among the team heading up market restaurants and cooking classes. the market opening this afternoon at 4:00. a special delivery this christmas. >> the company using reindeer to get its products through the snow. that is ahead in eyepoppers. erika. >> we're talking bin now six survivors have been pulled. the plane carrying members of a brazilian soccer team, and breaking right now an overnight officer-involved shooting under investigation on the lynnway, our sera congi is at the scene with an update straight ahead, and new on the eyeopener, at 6:30, after that violent attack, at ohio state university, the tactic safety experts say that everyone should know.
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? dylan: i was un-athletic style. and then i found parkour and something about it clicked. then i stopped drinking soda and eating sweets and eating all the junk food. i was like if i eat these things i'm going to be heavier and i'm not going to be able to jump as far. my name is dylan polin
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yeah! >> yeah, we're excited, too, looking forward to hearing nova scotia, alternative rock group. >> and they are performing at holiday lights this week, the fun is starting on thursday at 7:00 right here on channel 25. >> going to be a good time. they have a lot of enthusiasm. >> they do, and they will not have wet weather to deal with, which is a good thing, we're going to have that off and on the next couple days. but the concern this morning, though, is that area in pink, north and west of 495, there is a freezing rain advisory up until 10:00 this morning. temperatures herer freezing mark. you can see not an issue in boston where it's 38 degrees right now, but we have had a bit of light freezing rain move through, and another batch of rain out in the western part of the state, that we're going to watch this morning, so both today and tomorrow, painted in red, impact weather days, and look at the temperatures this afternoon, we're climbing up into the 50s, but it's going to take all day to get there, and we'll hit our high temperatures this evening, and rain picks up around lunchtime, and it will be heavy at times, and we're going to do it
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>> thank you, just about 6:26, olessa is back with your morning eyepoppers. olessa: so we're going to start with a birthday that very few get to start with today. it's emma's 117th birthday. people think that she is the oldest person in the world, she was born in italy. she credits her longevity to protein rich food, and in fact, she's been eating three eggs a day for nearly 100 years. that's the secret. >> right there. >> there you go. >> now you know. and how about a dominoes is training the animals to do that in one of the snowiest regions. they would be equipped with gps so customers can track their pizza, and it should come fast. the deer can move up to 50 miles per hour, some say that this is just a publicity stunt. i don't know, what do you think? >> that does not look like a stable pizza delivery system. a lot of wobbling. >> right.
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community comes together after toys meant for military families were destroyed, and how one group is making sure that this christmas is still a special one. sky5 live over that scene in lynn, an officer-involved shooting under investigation here on the lynnway, the road is shut down in this particular area. which, of course, is blocking a lot of traffic from going and coming from the north shore. and we are gathering information. sera congi is there for us this
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>> breaking overnight, a deadly crash in east boston, the new information we are learning from the scene. >> an elderly man flown to a boston hospital after planes ripped through his home, the neighbors who rushed to help. >> and new questions about the man who went on a rampage on the caus >> and a driver unconscious, a car spinning circles on a busy highway. the witnesses sprinting into action on the eye. randy: 6:30, and sky5 is live over breaking news here. this is the lynnway, and the city of lynn, police are investigating a police officer police officer-involved shooting. new details coming in, the
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the north shore commute, and sera congi is on location for us, and she will bring us the latest from the police. thanks for joining us. i'm randy price. emily: and i'm emily riemer. cindy and olessa here as well and we're tracking the icy -- well, slick spots, i should say, right? >> it's like pouring water in your freezer. it hits the cold surface and freezes on contact, and that maybe what we're dealing with, everything is on the lighter side, and it's short-lived, through 10:00, northern worcester county, southern new hampshire, this is where we have a freezing rain advisory up until 10:00 a light rain showing up in pink as freezing rain, moving on through , and got an email from our larry watcher, and he says his deck is icy from the rain that moved through, and that now has shifted eastward, stretching down towards lawrence, and where it's at the freezing mark. so just use some caution in the merrimack valley. 38 in boston. 35 in worcester. south of town, norwood around the freezing mark, as well, and we're not seeing much on the south shore and the cape.
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we're waiting for this rain here in pennsylvania to move in. and that will happen around or just after lunchtime. temperatures are going to climb, and in fact, by this evening look at that. we're in the low 50s, but it takes all day for that to happen. steadiest rain gets going around the boston area around noon. so through the morning hours, the bulk of the activity is light and focused north and wist of town, and as we get beyond lunchtime here comes the rainfall shifting in, and rain at times this afternoon, and look it said for your commute, heavy this morning's commute hasn't been too great, let's get you out there right now. we're watching the problem you saw. sky 5 on the scene here, and you can see the road is closed in both directions, lots of police activity here, we have a crew on the scene with the latest and we'll hear from them in a few minutes. let's get to the maps and show you where the closure is again, this is in lynn, and it's closed in both directions from commercial street to shepherd street. so if you are heading that way give yourself extra travel time. we also have a crash in
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too much of a headache, and then as you travel 93 south, delays out of methuen, stop and go ride down into andover and wilmington and more delays approaching the lever connector. pike eastbound, almost 20, 495 to 128, and if your commute takes you south, delays on 24 out of brockton, route 3 from way mouth, and the expressway, from braintree into boston. randy: we go to the breaking news. an officer-involved shooting is emily: sera has new information from the scene for us. sera: this investigators is still early but we can tell you that the officer involved was not hurt. the officer was shot, the scene is very active. take a look behind me. a crime scene investigates, they are just arriving and lynn police, as well. attention is focused on the southbound side of the lynnway. evidence markers have been placed on the ground. both sides of the lynnway are
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shepherd street, so take care, if you are on the north shore. this happened around 4:00 this morning. the police chief telling us that the shooting was the result of an armed robbery at a gas station, which is just outside of this police scene on the other side near commercial street. police are there, as well, this morning month, and not many details about exactly how all of this unfolded but again we know that this was the officer was not hurt. the suspect is at mgh in surgery right now. sera congi, newscenter 5. randy: thank you, we are on top of more breaking news this morning. a deadly crash in east boston, and the eye's doug meehan is right near the scene with the latest information. >> this was an awful crash but let me start by saying right now, 1a at mcclellan highway, northbound, wide open, both lanes, no problem.
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let's show you the scene from overnight. boston ems confirming that one person was killed in this single car crash. it happened just before 11:00 last night. the car there, you can see it on its roof. and the northbound lanes are closed for much of the overnight hours. we're wait to get learn if there was anybody else in that car, also what might have triggered that crash, we'll have updates for you all morning long, not only here on the eyeopener but also online, mobile app. doug meehan, wcvb newscenter 5. >> thank you, ohio state students warned to run, hide, bike during yesterday's terrifying rampage. security experts say that those instructions were exactly the right message and everyone needs to be prepared to do the same in a mall classroom or anywhere. this is video from the department of homeland security website. it breaks down using an office as a backdrop, and so the first
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barricade yourself in a safe place and quiet and this is a former police superintendent who says attackers want easy targets. >> so if you have got good measures and good security programs and you have got good training and good personnel and good response policies, they are going to go some place else. >> boston university watched a coordinated response to a false report of a gunman earlier this month. experts say that that's what you want. they also encourage parents to ask about college safety plans while city council members want more information on how police might use monitoring equipment. the police department is considering buying more than a million dollars in software to track facebook and twitter feeds. some counselors are concerned that certain groups would be unfairly tracked. but police insisted that there are already procedures in place to protect privacy and to protect civil rights. >> quincy college is making sure children don't go without christmas presents this year. the fire in bourne last month
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intended as christmas gifts for military families. so the college is hosting a tour driver to replace the lost toys for children ages 3-12, and the drive runs through december 7 with drop-off location there is quincy and plymouth. >> and a runner inspiring thousands. his incredible feat as he fights a debilitating illness, and we're tracking developments in tennessee. evacuations are underway this right the fire. we're on top of the breaking news in lynn. an officer-involved shooting connected to an armed robbery. sera congi with another update from the scene.
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>> good morning, we're watching this problem spot in linn, the lynnway closed in both directions as you can see, at commercial and shepherd street, it's closed both ways for a police activity, we do have a crew on the scene gathering more information. and we'll have that for you coming up. slick spots this morning. >> you have got it, especially north and west of 495, freezing rain advisory up. we have had light freezing rain move through but in the merrimack valley, temperatures are near freezing, with light
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the area roads this morning, and we're going to climb into the low 50s by the end of the day, heavy rain for this evening's commute, and we're going to do it again tomorrow, as well, impact weather days today and tomorrow, and drying things out for the end of the week. emily: thank you, an inspiring story of perseverance, a washington man battling a terminal disease says he won't let anything stand in his way as he fights for a cure. evans wilson, a former runner suffers from a lung oxygen tank in tow he took on the task of finishing the seattle marathon tackling all 26.2 miles. his goal is to get the word out about pulmonary fibrosis, and raise money for a cure. >> it is it is most important marathon of his life. >> it feels good. >> the best part is being done. >> wilson completed the race in under 11 hours, and he says that he hopes that he's made a difference by bringing this donations for the pulmonary
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funding. >> news to go is coming up next on the eyeopener, we're following several breaking stories this morning, an officer-involved shooting investigation underway in lynn. plus, a deadly plane crash in colombia. rescuers have been pulling survivors from that wreck, and a wild ride in australia coming up at 6:00. the reason behind there. [ bell clangs ] celebrate the holidays with delicious dunkin' coffee.
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red sox good morning, we're on top of breaking news this morning, a police officer involved shooting has shut down a stretch of the lynnway. they are investigating there, and a deadly crash in east boston. new information just coming into our newsroom from that scene. emily: we'll get to those stories but we want to begin with cindy tracking wet weather that could impact the commute but for later today. >> and we have got heavy rain for this evening's commute. the concern this morning is it looks like there is light rain out there this morning. you can see the pink color. th freezing rain, so light rain hitting the cold can create a glaze, and it's deceiving this morning. so just be careful out there. north and west of 495, we have a freezing rain advisory until 10:00, but getting reports of some glazing happening in the merrimack valley, as well. we have got that heavy rain coming later today. that's round one, round two comes later tomorrow, so the next two days, today and tomorrow, the evening commutes are going to be in that area. the first round is going to give
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in some localized spots of rainfall, and this is something that we need, and here's the heavier rain that's going to shift in later today, this morning month, everything is very light, but it's the temperatures that are the concern, and you can see that we're running near or below freezing, nashua to lawrence where we have light freezing rain come through, and upper 30s in boston, low to mid 30s on the south shore, and look at the next batch of freezing rain, shifting towards northern worcester county. and so this is the area that we're watching here this morning. temperatures will climb into the low 50s but it takes today and tomorrow impact weather days for that heavier rain on the way, and we're in the 40s here through sunset, and after we'll jump up into the 50s. so here are the high temperatures, by this evening, 50 to 55, and we'll get the steadiest rain to come in near or after lunchtime, as it spreads in during that commute, the yellows and oranges showing up, and those are the downpours that will be around and could create poor drainage flooding. speaking of the roads, let's go out there, the commute, dealing
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there, north and west of the city. >> we're watching this problem, sky5 on the scene, over the lynnway, which is closed, some police activity still on the scene, and let's get to the maps and i will show you where the road is closed both ways, and that's between commercial street and shepherd street, so if your commute takes you there, plan accordingly and we have a crew on the scene for us keeping an eye on the situation, and also watching a crash clearing on 95 north, that one in georgetown, and not causing any delays right now. and 93 south looks ok out of in andover, slow ride down to the lever connector. and pike eastbound, right now about 25, 495 to 128, and delays building on 95 from sharon, 24 out of brockton, and route 3 heavy from weymouth to braintree. once you get there it's a 30-minute ride, so far trains and buses are doing ok. >> all right, thank you. we want to look at the situation in lynn. police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting. >> sera congi is live with the
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sera? >> it does not appear, emily and randy, that the lynnway will be opening up soon. you can take a look behind me, a large police presence here mostly on the southbound side of the lynnway but both sides are closed. this happened at 4:00 this morning. the police chief telling us that this was an officer-involved shooting. the officer is not hurt. the suspect, at mgh in surgery. and the shooting was the result that started as an armed robbery callas gas station, crime scene on -- near commercial street. the lynnway shut down between commercial and shepherd. and police were at the gas station as well. not many details at this point about how all of this played out but again, an officer-involved shooting, and the officer is not hurt, the suspect in surgery at mgh. live in lynn, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. >> we have a different situation compared to you where 1a
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back, a different scene after the accident happened earlier. this was the scene at 11:00 last night when the car rolled over onto its roof. boston ems confirming one person was killed, and still no word yet on what caused this accident or whether or not anybody else was inside the swreek at the time of the crash. we're also learning, perhaps, although unconfirmed, that this may have been a case of drag car was involved or if another one was at the scene, as well. we're live here in east boston, doug meehan, newscenter 5. >> also breaking we just learned that six people have survived a tragic plane crash in colombia. the charter plane was carrying 81 people, including a brazilian soccer team when it went down in rio negro. aviation officials say reports suggest the plane suffered an electrical failure, but investigates are also looking
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the plane ran out of fuel. dozens worked through the night in a desperate rescue effort. that mission hampered by heavy rains. among the survivors are three team members and a flight attendant. randy: in tennessee, mandatory evacuations are underway in one town as severe wildfires torched that area. smoke blanketed the town of gatlinburg as winds fanned the flames, no injuries have been reported. the fire set dozens of fall but firefighters have had such a drought that the rain will not make much of a difference. >> we are learning more about the 18-year-old ohio state student shot dead after going on a ram page. abdul artan was killed after ramming his car into a crowd yesterday and jumping out and going on a stabbing spree. 11 people were hurt. investigates say artan posted an anti-american message on facebook right before the attack. a man had serious injuries after
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the flames reaching to the south street home. the man who owns that home was flown to mass general with severe burns. a neighbor helped that man get away from the flames. the homeowner's daughter was treated for smoke inhalation and the cause appears to be accidental. >> a mob of teenagers bursting into a connecticut store take off with dozens of candy bars. the teenagers are saying that this sort of flash mob theft is now gaining videos have been popping up on facebook of these types of stampedes in major cities including new york city. officials are expecting it to be a growing trend this holiday season. >> sear began government forces have captured a third of eastern aleppo from rebel forces and the gain could be a turning point in the six-year war. the offensive threatens to push the rebels out of their last major urban stronghold and reclaiming all of aleppo, serious former commercial
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president asad. >> the coral on australian's great barrier reef is dying with alarming speed. scientists say two-thirds of a 435-mile stretch of coral has died in less than a year's time. experts blame war sea water, they say that essentially it is cooking the coral, turning it white. >> a bizarre scene in australia, a car driving in circles on a wa video. the driver unconscious behind the wheel, and this went on for several minutes until two witnesses jumped into action. they were able to grab the emergency brake to stop that car. the driver is hospitalized with serious injuries, and is believed that he had some sort of medical condition. >> president barack obama has signed a new bill that aims to improve the care process for veterans. the bill ensures all phone calls through the veteran's affairs hotline are answered on-time by
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federal investigates found some calls went into a voice mail system, meaning veterans did not get immediate assistance. >> texas is reporting the first case of the zika virus transmitted locally. health officials say that patient lives in brownsville near the mexican border but has not traveled outside of the state. a lab test confirmed the case. florida is the only other u.s. state with locally spread zika. >> she may not have won but a miss minnesota usa contestant made halima aden is the first somali american to take part in the competition. she war her traditional muslim clothing. she spoke on stage telling all somali girls that they are beautiful. she placed in the top 15. >> boston naacp selected a new leader on monday. tanicia sullivan, who looked into the racial discrimination
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school, will now serve as president. she replaces michael curry who is stepping down after six years. members also selected long time naacp member lori nelson as first vice president. >> the celtics beating the heat in miami last flight. they had a comfortable lead for most of the game leading by 17. several players off the banks scoring in double digits. isaiah thomas once again the man of the night with 25 points and eight assists. celtics win 112-104. pistons tomorrow night. and during the game one fan had the chance to win a galaxy tablet. all he had to do was hit a three-point shot while sitting down and he nails it. >> wow. >> so the celtics, they were supposed to be listening to coach stevens but they decided to watch the fan instead. you can see them turning on the side lineups and the amazing thing, the heat were 6-30 from three-point land, and that's while standing up.
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i don't know what do you think? >> you have got the prize, good for him. >> impressive. >> thank you. we're still watching a problem spot this morning, this is the lynnway in lynn and you can see the road is closed, police presence here on both sides of the roadway, for a police involved shooting that happened earlier this morning. let's get to the maps and check out the closure. the road is shut down from shepherd street to commercial street so plan accordingly. and north of there we're watching a crash in georgetown, 95 north by central street at right now. and 93 south looks ok out of methuen but those delays pick up in andover, and it's a slow ride down to the lever connector. eastbound on the pike right now your ride is 25 minutes, 495 to 128. and we're watching a crash on 44, 24 northbound, rather, by route 44, where one lane is closed. 24 stays slow out of brockton, more delays on the expressway, a half-hour, braintree to boston, and trains and buses so far, are running on schedule. some slick spots this morning.
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see, and the temperature is 38 degrees, so not a concern for icing, but areas north of west could be slippery, this extends up into the merrimack valley. there is a freezing rain advisory where you see the pink, until 10:00 for light icing. we have had a couple of rounds of light rain and freezing rain move through, and the temperatures, north and west of the city, flirting with that freezing mark so cold surfaces like the roadways and the batch to shift, and that should come in later this afternoon, with some warmer air, and the temperatures to the south, we're in the 50s, and that's where we're headed but it does not happen until likely this evening and after sunset, and steady rain picks up around noontime in the boston area, and as we go through the afternoon there will be rain at times, and it will get heavy for that commute. we're looking at an inch of rainfall before this pushes out this evening, so it's an impact weather day for the heavy rain today. coming in with the commute and you know what we're going to do
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things out on thursday morning, and we're in the 50s the next few days. sun is back and it will be cooler in the 40s. >> all right. >> ok. >> love that.
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good morning, america. breaking news, a deadly plane crash. at least 75 people killed after a flight carrying this soccer team plummets to the ground. at least five people make it out alive. emergency responders searching for more survivors right now. state of emergency, mass evacuations as dozens of fi southeast. >> if you are a person that prays we could use your prayers. >> an aquarium with more than 10,000 animals abandoned as orange haze surrounds resort after resort. the growing fires threatening dolly parton's theme park. 100 homes burning as firefighters pour in to battle the blazes. new details about what may have turned this honor student into a terrorist going on a rampage with his car then slashing people injuring 11. >> he was trying to hurt as many as he could. >> the hero officer who stopped


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