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coming up now at 4:30. a 4-year-old hospitalized with head injuries after a terrifying twist to halloween night. the incident that now has a woman being questioned by police. a big protest outside a local center. the treatment being used there that hundreds of people are demanding be brought to an end. uber drivers being hit with accusations of discrimination. the personal information researchers say some of them may be holding against you. complete coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> daniel: good morning, 4:30. we made it to november. happy first day of november. >> catherine: i am catherine parrotta. it is cold. you need a scarf and gloves. shiri spear inside the storm tracker weather center. the good news is the warm-up is on the way. >> shiri: how this goes new
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the coldest wake-up temperatures. clear in worcester at 3 it degrees. 30 in boylston. 26 in londonderry, new hampshire. a whole cluster of upper 20s, lower 30s around the boston area. natick to 32 degrees. boston itself at 36. it is frosty to kick things off. duxbury at 35 and dealing a couple more clouds hugging the coast and island. will keep things a little milder. we go up to 48 degrees at noon clouds. running very bright. 50 at 3 p.m. break down who is in the low and mid-50s and who will be close to 70 coming up in ten minutes. back over to you, catherine, for live drive time traffic. >> reporter: a look at how the roads are doing south of the city no real problems on the expressway. also route 3 moving along just fine. moving up just a.bit, the pike, no big problems there either. that is good.
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deconstruction work continues. here is a look at the zakim bridge, leverett connector, volume still light. the drive times for you on the pike, 25 minutes, route 9. 17 minutes, route 16. showing that you are jammed up. will take you eight minutes there. a 4-year-old remains hospitalized being hit by a car while trick or treating. the lowell sun reports that at boy had a serious if not life-threatening head injury. it happened on marshal street in low one woman said the little boy who a bad cut on his head and and to be in a lot of pain. we will get more information to you. after hitting the little boy, the driver did stop and got back in their car and drive off. they were able to provide detailed information about her vehicle and police found her a short time later. police still investigating and so far no charges have been filed. the driver in another hit-and-run is being held on another 25,000 bond. dexter mitchell slammed into a
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the herald reports that 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 after hitting the family and going back and admitted thieves drinking. despite his admission. his client was not striving out of control. >> looking back this case, no evidence from any of the witnesses that he was operating anywhere >> catherine: the herald reports that mitchell's license is suspended because he wouldn't do a breathalyzer test. accused of slam slamming a 15-year-old's head into the concrete floor at a party. costello and the other teen were at an underaged drinking party when the fight happened. zagarella being charged with
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the investigation is wraps up. a man in custody accused of raping a brockton student. through an interpreter andy tow pled not guilty. he is accused of forcing himself on a teen last week. the pair knew each other and he told the judge that thank what happened was consensual. demonstrators showed up at the rote nberg's center to protest the use of activity. they held up signs and blocked people from getting in and out of the building. fox25 has been covering this controversy for years. in april, the food and drug administration proposed a ban on electric stimulation devices on patients who have aggressive behavior and who injury themselves. >> this is not right, and they need to stop torturing disabled individuals and to help them live out in the community.
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sent cert only center using the treatment. they were dismayed by the protesters' tactics and they aggressively tried to enter our school building and for several hours made it impossible for us to transport the students we serve home. two weeks after this deadly trench collapse in south boston, the city's mayors are pulling for more control over private construction sites. the company the men work for has a long history of safety heather hegedus digs deeper into the city's effort to make sure that a similar tragedy never happens again. >> were those deaths preventable? >> everything is preventable when you talk about safety. >> reporter: mayor walsh tells fox25 that the city is considering asking for more authority to shut down private construction sites where contractors have serious violation. after the trench collapse in the south end that killed two workers. 53-year-old kelvin maddox and robert higgins died when the trench they were working in filled with water.
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i don't want to say too much, but it will come out through -- >> reporter: there are new questions after fox25 has learned that atlantic drain was on the city's radar for at least a month before the tragedy. the water and sewer commission confirms to fox25 back on september 28, a month before the october trench collapse, the city told atlantic drain no new applications until the company cleared outstand applications. the commission said they became of atlantic drains application. a chief engineer tells fox25 it was a paperwork backup not an on-site safety issue and we asked the mayor, should the company be allowed to continue with the existing jobs. >> all after the math questions that you are asking me. there are some issues that we have there. i am not sure what osha gave us the ability for the state gave us the ability. >> reporter: osha considers atlantic drain to be one of their severe violators because
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including those with trench safety. >> reporter: you heard the mayor say and the droen drone is investigating. and atlantic drain wasn't using a trench boston which was a safeguard against a cave-in, but just recently heard back from atlantic drain's attorney who said utility companies prohibited the use of trench boxes where that work was happening. that attorney says because of the ongoing investigation, doesn't know it it is prudent if any steps were taken to save those hegedus, fox25 news. one week out for election day and where things stand for the candidates. cnn late's poll of polls show hillary clinton with a 5-point lead over donald trump. the race is inching closer in the wake of the fbi's new investigation into clinton's e-mails. mark ockerbloom reports, clinton is playing it cool when it comes to the new drama. >> reporter: a few days after the fbi announced a review of the investigation into e-mails relating to hillary clinton's
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as secretary of state, the presidential domini hit back on what she thinks is questionable timing. >> i am sure a lot of may be asking what this new e-mail story is about and why in the world the fbi would decide to jump into an election with no evidence of any wrongdoing with just days to go. that is a good question. >> reporter: the latest batch of e-mails were found during a fbi probe into former estranged husband of long-time clinton aide huma abedin. weiner is being investigated for exchanging sexually explicit text messages with an underaged girl. but clinton is defiant there won't be anything damage calling for more information about the e-mails to be released publicly. >> i am sure they will reach the same conclusion they did when they looked at my e-mails for the last year. there is no case here.
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they won't defend or criticize fbi director james comey for ordering the review days before the presidential election >> the president doesn't believe that he is secretly strategizeing to benefit one candidate or one political party. he's in a tough spot, and he's the one who will be from a position to defend his actions in the face of significant criticism >> catherine: that was mark ockerbloom reporting. we are seven days away from election day. fox25 has everything you need to know. live team coverage. join us starting at 4 p.m., stick with us through the night. we will have the results on both the presidential and local races as they roll in. a study has found a troubling trend of racial discrimination by uber drivers in boston. drivers in boston cancelled pickuping for a ride we are an african-american-sounding name
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cancelled, there was no difference in the wait time based on a person's name. uber says it will use the study to continue its work it reduce transportation and equalities. >> reporter: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. want to give you a look at how one of the drive times. 93 southbound, 495 to the zakim. 19 minutes right now. cruising along there and make sure you stay within the speed limits as well, shiri. >> shiri: one chilly day to get through today. highs at about 53 degrees. town tomorrow. so i will show you what kind of warm-up it will take or how long it will take to get to those 50s today and why those temperatures crash by the weekend coming up. a new study debunking a long-standing belief about your health. the inspection being uncovered what could put you at risk for
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an update by a problem brought to fox25 by a viewer earlier in month. showed you this video of trash piling up along the rails at back bay station. a viewer told fox25 that the same pieces have been sitting in the same place for months. fox25 learned that amtrak was responsible for the maintenance along the stretch of tracks, and we gave the agency a call. the viewer sent us the to he toe showing the trash that has finally been picked up and the tracks are now clear.
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could reduce a child's asthma reducing their need for medication. as many as one in ten american kids have asthma. researchers say the best way to lessen your child's symptoms is identify the trigger and make every effort to keep the trigger out of your home. the zika virus effects officertivity in -- fertility in males. zika can survive for months in men who travel to zycha hot spots use condoms six months after exposure. the cubs and indians are back in cleveland with the home team holding a one game lead over chicago. you can catch all the action on fox25 starting at 8:00 followed by a late edition of the fox25 news at 10:00. meantime, the bruins are in florida looking for a win against the panthers. the game gets under way at 7:30. the bs are 4-4 of the season
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with detroit. celtics have the night off but still making news. picked up the options for rosier and marcus smart. the pair will be with the team through 2018. smart will make his debut against the bulls. he sprained his ankle in the preseason and missed the first three games. >> the new england patriots traded away one of their best defense city of players. shifted jamie collins cleveland browns. he was due a big pay raise after the season and coach belichick said that wasn't the only reason that he was traded. qb tom brady weighed in. >> it is tough to hear that. i have been in many battles. jamie was a great player for our team and for the cleveland browns. i am always sad that i lose a player that i like and somebody i respect like sxwraimy. it is a tough day and part of
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there are business. the trade turns a round to the pats for next year's draft. and how the roads are doing on your tuesday morning. north of the city, no problems yet. so that is good news. sfwlooming in on the pike, smooth sailing south of the city. 128 the expressway you are doing just fine. zakim bridge, leverett connector, volume is still very light at this hour and here are the drive times, route 1 12 minutes. route 3 to leverett connector, 18 minutes. th avenue, a 24-minute ride there. what that camera doesn't show you is how chilly it feels out there. >> daniel: sure doesn't. >> catherine: the brr factor. >> shiri: perfected this morning. as long as it is dark out there, guys, -- >> daniel: actually frost on the windows. >> shiri: in boston you can find frost on the windshield as you head out early this morning. literally freezing in the
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degrees in the boston area and we are dealing with below average temperatures early on this morning. average high temperatures get into the mid-50s this time of year and the sun doesn't come up until 7:18 a.m. now in boston, i have got 36 degrees now. your below average temperatures. we have got that tiny bit of wind on top of it and keeping an eye on wind chills this morning but without winds over 10 miles per hour wonderful it is not going to be a huge pain in the neck this morning. just plain cold. so temperatures really not moving into after 10:00 this morning. through 8 a.m., plan on mid- to upper 30s in the boston area. mostly sunny skies as you get up this morning. at 10 a.m., 44 degrees and upper 40s to lower 50s this afternoon and we will toss in a couple of scattered clouds from time to time boston and along the coastline. overall, we are looking at mostly clear and definitely chilly conditions with temperatures in the northeast initially. a little change-up in the winds. and tomorrow, we start getting into this warm air and temperatures respond
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wednesday and for your thursday. temperature-wise today, we are falling a little bit flat. 51 in boston. 50 in portsmouth, new hampshire. 54 in plymouth and the mid-50s into norwood and fitchburg as well. worcester at 51 degrees and mid-50s over the cape and a cup of extra clouds to the south shore down to the cape and islands today. not going to be overcast for you folks. just a little bit more cloud cover coming in off the ocean, especially this morning. low meaning it is not going to be as cool as you wake um tomorrow morning. mid- to upper 60s tomorrow. some of the hot spots. look at norwood at 68 degrees. providence, rhode island at 67. going to be mid-60s in boston. low 60s in worcester. either way you spin it above average temps. wednesday should stay dry. the exception will be the quick little passing lonely sprinkle in southern new hampshire, but thursday that we will be tracking rain chances. start out with just some clouds that you see with futurecast,
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and evening we go the better your bet is for the showers. some of these could be heavy on thursday night. the seven-day forecast with the weekend falls view have low to mid-50s today. mostly sunny skies. increasing clouds tomorrow at 66. 67 on thursday with those rain chances coming in, especially during the afternoon and the evening. by friday, we will clear out again. high only 50 degrees. look at the cool down for the weekend. lows in the 30s. highs in the lower 50s. keeping things generally dry and we to have to keep a close eye on the potential of a couple of sprinkles developing. back to you guys. a tragic ending to a 90 halloween fun in one small mississippi town. breaking overnight the
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4:52. progress at the new casino being built in everett for the firs and only on fox25, we are getting a look at construction site. fox25's blair miller takes us behind the scenes to take a look at the major role the wynn harbor resort will play in boston business. >> reporter: driving by the boston harbor, this is how most people see it. hopped on board with the president of the property to see the progress. >> we are currently finishing off the foundation work on the site.
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>> reporter: that footprint spans 13 acres. that is the entrance to the hotel building and casino. this is what the hotel will face, the boston skyline along the banks of the mystic river >> the hotel structure will be where? >> on our height-hand side. a curved tower and that tower goes up 27 stories. >> reporter: they are tweaking the design on the inside of the building. we also obtained these new pictures that have not been released that give more details will look like from the lobby to the rooms overlooking the city to the main casino that will have a grand staircase. after months of public legal wrangling from somerville, the relationship has settled down. >> we are in a good mace with somerville and it is going well. >> reporter: june 3, 2018.
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next year 1500 more. even after that, there will be 4,000 permanent jobs. >> for us, it is ball getting people to work and getting this thing up and running. we can't wait to show off wynn boston harbor to our guests. >> reporter: steve wynn calls once a week to get an update. he is very detailed about the building and likes to have a hands-on approach. blair miller, fox25 news. a slot machine in a casino shows you won a jackpot, but the house says, no you didn't. new york woman who thought she hate wig bun to the tune of $43 million. hate wig bun to the tune of $43 million. -- when the woman went to claim her prize, she was told the machine had malfunctioned. >> he offered me a steak dinner. >> reporter: a steak dinner? >> they win and now the house doesn't want to pay up. to me, that's unfair. >> daniel: i don't know what i
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sue the casino, but the gaming commission says they can't legally give her the max payout. so the commission says the only winning she can collect is $2.25. >> catherine: i call shenanigan on that. absolutely not. a canadian woman is calling for change for illegally downloading a game she knows nothing about. tens of thousands of canadians guilty or not. the e-mails demanding money are illegal but doesn't mean they have to pay up. the notices are just strongly worded warnings. critics say the law needs to be revamped so canadians need to know their right when it comes to copyright issues. a california woman was trapped in her overturned suv for almost a week and survived. the man who was hiking spotted the 69's suv dangling off a
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mountains saturday night. five days earlier, she had used the on star feature to call 911 and police have been searching for her ever since. >> i got 20 feet away from that car, and the hair on my neck started to stand up. she could pairly lift her head and all could i hear was [groaning] a miracle the car never went over the cliff. they used a stabilizer. she has pretty serious injuries but will be okay. being called a hero after he saved his little sister from a house pyre. brandon hutchens woke up to seat flames outside his window. his family gathered in the yard, he realized his 3-year-old sister was still in the house. he took action running back into the flames to get her. >> i had almost fell down the stairs because smoke and -- got me really dizzy. i could not see anything. i was just making guesses where
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investigating what caused that fire. as for brandon, he doesn't consider himself a hero. he was doing what he could to protect his family. one week from election day and both candidates are being hit with fresh scrutiny. the latest details of donald hit with fresh scrutiny. the latest details of donald trump's taxes sure, you could buy this. hit with fresh scrutiny. the latest details of donald trump's taxes but why miss out on this? warm up with pillsbury. you can never tell from the outside just how many warm, flaky layers are on the inside. but let's just say it's more than ever. share the warmth of grands biscuits, now with even more flaky layers it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. we asked women to smell two body washes and pick their favorite- i prefer b. b. i would like to smell like this every day! but what was body wash a?
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now at 5:00. one week from election day and the race for president gets more contentious by the day. hillary clinton's response to her e-mail scandal and the new report revealing donald trump's questionable methods for avoiding taxes. a 4-year-old boy is at the hospital after police say a driver hit him while trick or trick or treating and took off.
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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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