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morning news. >> gene: good morning. hope you are having super tuesday on this super tuesday. i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: and i am sara underwood. we have a gusty start to the day. in fact hopkinton police tweeting this picture overnight. a huge tree down on a power line on south street. a few thousand customers waking up without power earlier this morning. our team of reporters covering all the big stories of the morning includes super tuesday, but first, let's get to you fox25 storm tracker weather center are meteorologist shiri spear has your primary day forecast. >> shiri: i have to say the winds updated in the last minute. boston gusting at 22 miles per hour. straight down to plymouth. a little stronger in portsmouth a little stronger in portsmouth, new hampshire. 33 miles per hour. so it looks harmless because we have mostly clear skies. just thin clouds. we have temps in the 30s. 36 in boston. down to 33 in bedford. 27 in worcester right now. so it is a little cool out there this morning, but pretty typical for your first day of
so we have got by 8:00 this morning, temperatures still lingering the low to mid-30s. you are not going to get very much of a warm-up in the next two hours. in fact temperatures should hold steady but winds die down. so by noon. timed, far less wind. temperatures getting up to about 40 degrees for lunchtime. clouds with temperatures peaking the 40s and by midnight peaking the 40s and by midnight, we will see the first of the in. and gusting we have wind gusts causing problems on the commuter rail this morning. >> julie: yes we do, julie, framingham, worcester lines, the 5:20 train has already left but it is running behind schedule because of the tree on the tracks. running late between southborough and south station. something we may see throughout the mornings that wind continues to just linger and stick with us. as far as the volume is concerned, the is where we typically see things slow down first and today is the story. 93 south route 1 moving along fine.
where nothing is showing you down on the leverett connector or the bridge. >> expected self. live drive times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 93 south to the leverett connector. 22 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. super tuesday. the biggest day of the presidential competition except for election day itself. >> sara: the democrats are vying for votes. one of 13 states along with america samoa that will be making presidential picks today making presidential picks today. michael henrich is live at the polling station in natick where doors open within the hour. michael? exciting. less than a hour away. demockery is under way. should be an exciting day. secretary of state william galvin said it is possible a record-seating day as well as for a primary and it will be close. in 2008, 1.8 million
participated in the presidential primaries. about 500,000 of those votes were on the republican side that year. today, though, galvin estimates the gop could see a major bump up for 700 credit union republican votes because the travel nature of this case. >> the romney mccain was kind of a tennis match and this is kind of world wrestling and i think it created that atmosphere of have that obviously is, i think, going to be seen here in the turnout we see. >> reporter: and here is some important info for voters. polls are open from 7 a.m. just an hour away until 8 a.m. and if you are enrolled in a party, you can only vote in that party's primary; however, if you were unenrolled or independent, you can choose either ballot and 53% of massachusetts, 4.3 million registered voters are unen roltd. all that ahead -- are
all that ahead at 6:30, secretary galvin talks about the party that has lost 20,000 voter this year alone. again that is coming up in 30 minutes. live in natick, michael henrich live in natick, michael henrich, fox25 news. well, our president made a late-night push here in massachusetts. bill clinton was rallying up supporters for his wife hillary supporters for his wife hillary. the event feature the event featuring the 42nd president. mayor walsh greeted hillary clinton at her rale internet city and she went to herle ma matter and went to address a crowd at wellesley college to bring down the cost of higher education. >> i am not going to ask you to pay taxes to send donald trump pay taxes to send donald trump's youngest kid free to college. we are not going to do that. clinton has the support of nearly all of the state's congressional delegation. and vermont senator bernie sanders spent time before today's primary speaking at a rally at milton high school.
crowd of more than 3,000 supporters and according to recent polls massachusetts is one of two states that senator sanders has a chance of winning. >> this is a raucous crowd. i look around this crowd and i think we are going to win in massachusetts tomorrow. >> in south carolina sanders is a fund raising powerhouse. raised $40 million in february before yesterday's deadline. and bernie sanders will be in his home state of vermont tonight as the super tuesday results roll in. hillary clinton will be in florida. heading into super tuesday today. republican donald trump casting himself as the front runner for the nomination. on the campaign trail, the billionaire is repeal theedly mentioning several polls that give him a commanding lead. trump in every state voting today except for texas where most delegates are up for grabs. hometown senator ted cruz lead there.
for trump is bad for the gop. >> trying to carry a scam to get the office of the presidency of the united states. >> if donald is the nominee hillary in all likelihood wins. >> gene: ben carson and john kasich remain in the republican race. kasich said he will drop out if he does not have a good showing today. donald trump and marco rubio will be in florida to watch their election results come in. senator ted cruz will return to his home state of texas. again that is the state with the most delegates at stake today. fox25 is your home for complete super tuesday coverage and up to the minute results. political reporter sharman sacchetti will be at the trump campaign in palm beach, florida. blair miller will be with the clinton campaign in miami. and ted daniel will be following the sanders campaign in burlington, vermont. we will alert results as soon as they come in. you will find them on the news app and watch fox25 for full results and reaction at 10:00. state police are investigate investigating a high-speed crash on route 24 in randolph.
car as it flew over a guardrailed and rolled into the woods. this happened at around 1:00 this morning in the southbound lanes near exit 20. the driver was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition. police in worcester are searching for thieves that are targeting delivery drivers. they say the criminals are desperate, stealing money, food even coats. fox25's catherine parrotta is live in worcester where these cases have escalated in the last few months. catherine? >> his are warning cab and delivery drivers to be on alert delivery drivers to be on alert. there have been at least a dozen victims since december and the suspects are still out there. again, police saying these crimes started popping up in december, about a half or dozen or so have happened since january, but police say they are happening all across worcester. delivery drivers for 3eu delivery drivers for pizza shop delivery drivers for pizza shops and cabbies have been targeted. some of the drivers are so scared they quit their jobs. one single mother who wobs as a
a cabdriver says she is taken her own precaution. >> emergency buttons in here. if i don't like the looks of them, they don't get in. >> reporter: safety tips. remove car toppers to stop thieves spotting the driver and reacting on spur of the moment. do call backs and drivers should never get out of their car to deliver to a dark home. look around from inside the vehicle and call 911 if the address looks suspicious. and police are also asking for the public's help. if you know anything, do the right thing, call police and give them some information. in the meantime told about a cabdriver and pizza delivery driver affected by these these crimes. new developments in a hit-and-run in worcester. police have found the car involved about a mile from the scene with a different license plate. and this morning, the search continues for the driver. on sunday afternoon, a couple
plea market in. the company's teenaged daughter witnessed everything and banged on the driver's window to try to stop her. the husband is out of the hospital and the wife is in serious condition. 6:0. boston police are involved in a deadly shootout in dorchester, and just weeks later fox25 has obtained surveillance video of the shooting. you can hear officers ask the suspect to drop his gun. >> drop the [bleep] gun! >> gene: it happened on february 12. officers were responding to a home invasion. you can see the suspect in the top right corner as the first officer arrives in a cruiser on the left. as he raises his hand. the officer was walking up with his gun. one person was killed in the home invasion. they asked that the police not release the video until after his funeral. state police are now investigating the suspect brian
island hospital. police say that kufal spot with his mother and then drove off when police were called to the home. officers say he ran at them with a knife. officers shot him after a taser didn't work. he will be sent to massachusetts to face charges of domestic assault, larceny and carjacking. we track traffic and weather every ten minutes. 93 southbound is part of your morning commute. you are looking at a 28-morning commute right now from 495 in andover down to the zakim bridge. shiri? >> shiri: wind-blown conditions with temperatures in the 30s. talking nice clear skies. clouds roll in. 5 p.m. temps to get you on, 40s, 50s are the rain comes back into play next. we are keeping tabs on power outages this morning, more than 4,000 on evercourse. most of them are in new hampshire and the number dropped below 4,000 for national grid. we will keep you updated all morning long. and more bad news for t riders.
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showers after she was sworn in. the funeral for the new england native will happen today after ashley guindon will be brought back to massachusetts to be buried. daniel miller is joining us. daniel, large crowd expected for the funeral of the rookie police officer. >> daniel: today at noon they will say goodbye to officer ashley guindon. her funeral will be from west virginia but she will be laid to rest in west stringfield where her father is buried. the 28-year-old was shot and killed responding to a domestic violence call. first day on the job one day after being sworn in. you can see here her police cruiser has been turned into a growing tribute of flowers. she was a knave opinioned and while people in new england mourn her loss, the community in virginia are doing the same. >> somebody that protects us,
a loss of life. >> daniel: two other officers were shot. they are recovering from their gunshot wounds. they are expected to make full recovery recoveries. the gunman is also accused of killing his wife. ronald williams hamilton and his wife had been fighting and she called police. their 1-year-old son ran from the home before the shooting. hamilton is an active-duty army staff sergeant assigned to the joint staff center at the pentagon and he is being held without bail this morning. prosecutors are deciding whether or not to pursue the death penalty against him. they have established a found help officer guindon's family. we have it on our home page at myfoxboston.com. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25. threatening a police officer with a syringe and causing a dangerous chase is now behind bars. he is being held on $100,000 bail. guthrow was accused of threatening an officer with a
that incident caused a chase where a revere officer crashed into a poll. days later were involved in another chase. the woman jacqueline murphy was arrested and escaped and was on the run until yesterday. this morning, boston city counselors say that northeastern massachusetts is disrespecting the city. last night, police, counselors and students attended a hearing to discuss arming school officers with semiautomatic weapons. but northeastern didn't show up. city councilors who set up the hearing were infuriated by the school's absence. >> shows complete disrespect and disregard for their own students, for the neighborhood they are located in, and i believe for the city of boston. >> the city council wants to hold another hearing that northeastern must attend. a housing project which received millions in taxpayer money is part of an investigation into a local state senator. the globe reports federal prosecutors looking into state
affordable housing complex in easton. joyce is also a lawyer and reportedly represented a developer while the project received millions in government aid and tax breaks. last month the fbi confirmed that a raid on joyce's law office was part of a federal investigation. good morning, everyone. 6:17 on this super tuesday. new accident to tell you about 93 southbound right before 125 in wilmington. it will slow you down if it is not cleared out soon. right now volume still light enough that it is not having a huge impact on your drive time. things still rod rat on 93 south and route 1. volume slightly starting to pick up on the expressway. the leverett connector or on the zakim bridge. over to your live dry times. 13 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin. 30 minutes on 93 south, 495 to the leverett connector. 25 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. and shiri, you are saying once
>> shiri: probably the nicest in the next couple. we got all this to deal with tomorrow early, early in the morning. looking at a little snow, sleet and ice. mostly ice out there but the coverage will be so limited. it is mostly heavy rain and wind that we will be cope wind that we will be coping with tomorrow. so expecting a sloppy wednesday morning commute for sure. right now 36 degrees in boston. seeing mostly clear skies. winds down now to 13 miles per hour. remember last night we checked 20s. gusting into the 30s. things are starting to improve on the wind front right now. still feels like only 23 degrees for your temperatures. middle 30s by 10:00. we get up to 39 degrees by noontime, afternoon, here we go noontime, afternoon, here we go, back into the lower 40s. temperatures end up warming to seasonable. highs today where we should be this time of year. futurecast as we go through it here. sunshine and high thin clouds. overall i am expecting a pretty bright day. skies may turn a little bit
good-looking tuesday. midnight tomorrow morning, we have got the green, we got the pink, meaning we got the rain, we got the ice initially here. so temperatures are going to end up warming up enough that we -- we weed out the icy spots we -- we weed out the icy spots. for most of you, driving into work tomorrow morning, but any early birds, that is where the concern comes in. today not a worry out there. 42 in boston. 43 in plymouth. 43 in beverly. upper 40s norwood and bedford and fitchburg at 46 degrees. same in nashua and 40 in hyannis. these early morning gusts die down. they turn very quiet. overnight the spots for travel at 1:00 in the merrimack valley at 1:00 in the merrimack valley. trace of snow, sleet and ice. more ice than anything else. southern new hampshire, this winter weather advisory goes until 7:00 in the morning because those spots are kind of known for being slow to warm up. so sometimes we get that cold air trapped.
worcester up to 41 degrees. fitchburg a little tricky. i know we are showing 40 with future cast. you might be stuck in the lower 30s. name is nashua and keene which is why i want you guys to be on alert northern worcester hills, southern new hampshire at 4 a.m. i know it is real early here but by a.m., we should see all temperatures rise above freezing. 40s inland. 50s at the coast. boston, 51 degrees. and at 10:00 in the morning, we still have downpours that are occasional heavy rain, gusty winds all throughout the day. even as this is clearing out around lunchtime and during the afternoon, we turn much brighter it is going to be very windy out there throughout our wednesday. high temperatures end up peaking early in the day and in the lower 50s in eastern massachusetts and inland, we are peaking in the upper 40s tomorrow. temperatures will be cooling through the afternoon windy all day tomorrow. breezy and cool on your thursday with a high of 34 degrees. waking up in the teens. 33 your high on friday. slight chance for light snow.
then again on sunday we will have to watch out for a little bit of light snow out there. back to you guys. >> gene: :20. they say self-driving car also improve traffic in the future. ahead, the first serious crash on a driverless car and putting safety in question. and you will be the coolest feed. the we're about to show you an incredibly low fare. like all our fares, you get two free bags and zero change fees. because what's the point of an incredibly low fare if you're just going to stack fees on top of it? our sale fares have nothing up
. 6:23. school cafeterias are short of cash and turning to washington for help. school lunch directors came together in washington d.c. to ask congress to chip in an extra $.35 per meal. they say the school meals play a pivotal role in students' successes. >> feeding good food improves their behavior, test scores. >> gene: the usda spokesperson said that schools can charge more for meals to make up for the added costs, but a federal audit found that raising food prices discouraged students from buying school lunches. subway making sure that every sandwich is a foot long. a lawsuit was filed after an australian teenager posted an image of facebook of a sandwich
subway settled the suit and promised to make sure that they measure all sandwiches and to make sure they are as advertised. they will require franchisees to use a tool for measuring bread. ed a people head to the voting booth on this super tuesday, they can ex-suppress themselves of emojis of the presidential candidates. here is hillary and bernie, trump, marco and ted -- the company behind them is called emoji face. an and that let's you turn your own selfies into egees. they have released these emoji faces just for super tuesday. i think these are so fun. my friends know i am a huge emoji fans. when i heard about this i downloaded my app. >> you put it on facebook and tweeting it and i don't even recognize you anymore because i am so used to the emoji face that you have been sending out.
otherwise a good day for voting otherwise a good day for voting. it it was going to rain, check this out. could you use this new invention. the um machine brella. level you it is going to rain half an hour before it starts and uses humidity features. >> sara: i don't think shiri likes this. put up put the umbrella. >> julie: we love shiri. i am going to boycott the umbrella. >> shiri: like the automated apps. you want the meteorologist stepping in. here is the deal. rain coming into town late, late tonight. we are talking midnight but especially that wednesday morning commute. i am going to break down who gets the rain, the ice and the wind next. the t could be getting even more expensive to ride soon. why they say they need to raise the rates even as they cut service. and it is one of the big mysteries of this presidential election, who will senator
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so that is an indicator of perhaps things to come weather perhaps things to come weather-wise. >> absolutely. absolutely. thank you for joining us, everybody. you know thousands of people are without power this morning. big story. more than 4,000 on eversource. most of those are in new hampshire, and the number just dropped below 4,000 for national grid. so shiri, as gene was saying, it is -- you can see by what we just showed. >> shiri: and the numbers on the map. 13-mile-per-hour sustained winds in boston. and plymouth. and not the winds that do damage but the stronger gusts. these are just the instruments captured this hour. so 22 so 2 2-mile-per-hour gust in boston. 22 in plymouth. 23 in boston. and 23 in portsmouth, new hampshire. and they have been gusting close. we went on at 4 a.m. and the gusts were much stronger back then. now i have temperatures in the upper 30s in southeastern
and marblehead and abington. wayland right now freezing at 32 and so is maynard. 30 in leominster. 30 in town send. 38 in bedford, new hampshire. west you go. the good news is the winds will diminish this morning. i think within the next two hours, we will see the winds substantially decrease and turn much calmer by noontime. 40 degrees and sunshine with calmer winds. increasing clouds through the afternoon, about 46 degrees at 3 p.m. by 7:00 this evening, clouds but no rain yet. and time out when the rain as well as the ice moves back in town coming up. go over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic. because, julie, there have been some slow spots. >> julie: yes, there has been, shiri. see them build from that 6:30, 7:00 magic hour where things start to slow down. 93 south if you are headed in that direction, expect to run a little bit slower than usual. expressway jammed packed from
the sun comes up and makes it so much easier. over to the live drive times. 31 minutes on -- on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. 30 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 22 minutes on 128 south from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. gene and sara, back to you. super tuesday is finally here, and with stakes so high, a record number of voters are expected to cast their ballots in massachusetts. >> sara: massachusetts >> sara: massachusetts voters and 13 other states will be making their picks including america samoa. michael henrich is live at a polling station in natick where the polls open in 30 minutes now, michael. >> reporter: and we are excited for that to happen. there are about 13 hours during which time voters can come out here in massachusetts and cast their vote at their polling places. this happens to be the natick community and senior center here in natick. now as i told new the last half hour, there could be a record-setting vote today.
elector rat. how many democrats, how many republicans are out there republicans are out there.secretary of state william galvin says roughly 20,000 voters have left the democratic party since the start of the year. about 16,000 of them became unenrolled and that is the key because unenrolled the show because unenrolled voters make up 53% of the elector rat and they can vote in either party's primary. just because they left the democratic party doesn't necessarily mean they won't vote in the democratic party primary today. all that said, section galvin believes the impact of gop front runner donald trump simply cannot be ignored. >> and it is very different this time. and that has an effect. people are interested. it is exciting. the question in my mind is, the democratic turnout because the nature of the vase a little different than it was in '08 -- of the race is a little different than it was in '08. >> reporter: with that said, 35% of register voters remain democrats compared to 11% are republican.
specific party, you can only vote in that party's primary. there is no day-of switching here in the commonwealth. again, the polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. that means the polls are open in less than a half hour here on super tuesday half hour here on super tuesday. and in our next report in 30 minutes, we will go over the chances of a record-setting turnout. again, that is coming up in 30 minutes. live in natick on this super tuesday. michael henrich, fox25 news. democrat bernie sanders is hoping for a big day here in new england despite trailing hillary clinton in most national polls. the vermont senator believes he has a chance to win five states that include the home state of vermont right here in massachusetts. sanders also believes he will have strong showings in minnesota, colorado and oklahoma. clinton remains a big favorite in the six other states including delegate rich texas. and bernie sanders will be from his home state tonight as the super tuesday results roll in. hillary clinton will be from florida.
billionaire donald trump appears to have a commanding lead heading into super tuesday. surveys show trump leading in every state voting today except for texas. hometown senator ted cruz leads in the lone star state and that could be crucial. texas has the most republican delegates up for grabs. donald trump and senator marco rubio will be in florida to watch the results come in. watch the results come in. cruz will return home to texas which is the state with the most delegates at stake. this morning, "time" magazine is looking for the secret service to look into a confrontation of bun of their photographers and a secret service agent working at a donald trump rally. now you can see the journalist on the ground. he said an agent grabbed him by the neck and tossed him to the floor. the photographer said he was near the media area and getting pictures of demonstrators when it happened. >> you are just going to try to cover the protest. and i just -- i stepped 18
grabbed me by the neck and started choking me and slammed me to the ground. >> gene: both the secret service and the trump campaign are aware of the incident. two different groups of black college students said they were escorted out of trump rallies by police and secret service agents. a fake newspaper story creating an election controversy involving massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. has not publically endorsed a presidential candidate but a web page pretending to be a "new york times" article said that war- endorsed bernie sanders as president and fake quotes from warren and other figures. warren has cast her vote by absentee ballot today. the fake article was viewed 50,000 times before it was taken down. fox25 is your home for complete super tuesday coverage and complete results. sharman sacchetti will be with the trump campaign in palm beach, florida. blair miller will be with the clinton campaign in miami.
following the sanders campaign in vermont. we will get results as soon as we get them on our news app and watch fox25 news at 10 for full results and reaction. new details now at 6:30. state police say one person is dead, another hurt during a high-speed crash on route 24 this morning. the driver was thrown from the van as it flew over a guardrail and rolled right into the woods and rolled right into the woods. he died at the scene. a passenger rushed to a brockton hospital with serious injuries. this happened at exit 20 in randolph. all lanes of the highway are now open. big changes for t riders. the cash strapped mbta now says fair hikes are imminent and late-night service on the weekends will be eliminated. fox25's jessica reyes is live at south station where people are not happy. >> reporter: they are. no. depending on how the vote goes, it could cost 10%
charlie card like this one. we are in south station with the red line, and those reasons right there is where -- those machines right there is where you buy the charlie card and people could be paying 10% to 15% more for those minings 15% more for those things tampa to cut cost and put money toward maintenance and a lot of people happy about this. to be strong. we stand with you. we ask to you stay the course and not be deterred. >> reporter: next monday the board will vote to raise 6.7 or 9.7%, making it even harder to swallow was yesterday's announcement that the t is actually cutting service and ending the late-night service program this month. t officials say they want to close a $242 million projected budget definite and her looking to save money a number of different ways that includes cutting overtime pay for
right now the current price to ride the t is $2.10. t officials are looking at two different options for the hike. one that would raise fairs to 2 one that would raise fairs to 2:20. another that would raise prices even more to $2.25. >> this board is statutorily required to have a balanced budget for that fiscal year. they can't spend more than they can show they have revenue for. >> reporter: people who ride the t and are against the hike say it is unfair and targets low income riders, students and senior citizens. >> i feel like they are dumping this problem on the people because they are the most vulnerable and it is easy. >> reporter: and that late-night service program is actually a pilot program that started two years ago back in march of 2014. all four board members who were at last night's meeting, they all voted to end it saying it will save $69 million and just weren't enough people using the service. live inside south station,
this morning we are looking at dzhokhar tsarnaev's first words to the fbi following his capture for the marathon bombing. they released his interview. he said he and his brother tamerlan decided on their own where to place their backpacks near the finish line. before detonate before detonating his device, he called his brother to synchronize the detonation. he didn't warn friends to stay away from the marathon because he didn't care if they got hurt. the man convicted of killing a popular ipswich restaurant owner will spend the rest of his life in prison without parole. yesterday, a judge gave new york native the mandatory sentence for the 2011 stabbing death of tony wu. two other defendants in this trial. two local men are facing charges for breaking into a home in bellingham and stealing from a dead man inside. the two men are brothers. police say they broke into the home and found a body decomposing the bedroom. they left him there and ransacked the place. they stripped the home of
they took the man's checkbook and even wrote checks themselves. the brothers were caught. a local business owner is facing drug charges after a huge amount of marijuana was found at a local shipping company. it was 25 pounds of pot worth about $75,000. a shipping company in bellingham intercepted packages and called police. police made the delivery and arrested the business owner for possession and intent to distribute. traffic and weather together every ten minutes. the expressway, a 21 minute commute from the braintree split to columbia road. shiri. >> shiri: boston is seeing chilly weather. winds gusting into the 20s. i will time out when they die down for good coming up. and the reviews are in for the little pink pill. coming up at 7:00, what women are saying about female viagra. years after she was
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she is watched by millions and now suing for millions. sportscaster erin andrews tearful testimony is making national news. she was recorded at a hotel several years ago. fox25's daniel miller is here with the story, and daniel she says she is forced to remember the invasion of privacy every day. >> daniel: she is forced to relive it because someone sends her a tweet, makes a comment in the paper or screams it at her in the stands. she is suing michael barrett and the hotel he stayed at for $75 million after he made peephole from an adjoining hotel room to record her back in 2008.
the stand explains how she found out about the leaked video for the first time. >> they said someone made a video of you on the internet. i said no there is not. i don't do that. what are you talking about. and i could feel my chest like starting -- i could feel it in my head. and he is like -- you got to check it out. >> daniel: andrews explained how her former employer espn forced her to discuss the issue on national television against her will before she was allowed duty duties. barrett said he taped andrew so as he could sell the videos. he served two and a half years in prison for the crime. coming up in the next hour, how her best friend reacted to the news that caused her to break down. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. apple and the fbi taking their fight congress. happening today, a house committee will hole its first hearing on the san bernandino case. apple scored a big win yesterday in a new york court. federal judge ruled investigators cannot force
owned by a convicted drug dealer. the decision could set a precedent in the san bernandino case. the fbi wants appear toll help them open the phone that mrongs to the shooters. apple -- apple is being pressured by federal investigators to break into 13 iphones across the country for various cases. well, google is taking some responsibility for a car crash involving one of their self-driving cars. the car is said to have hit a bus earlier this month in california. google says the car was trying to get around something when it moved into another lane and hit the bus. no one was hurt. now is the first known accident with a self-driving car at fault. google has since made changes to their software to avoid crashes like this in the future crashes like this in the future. happening today, an astronaut in space for nearly a year will return to earth. scott kelly has been living on the international space station for 340 day. a record for an american. and kelly and another astronauts
study space travel on the human body and part of nasa's goal to to see if astronauts they can handle a trip to mars which will be a year. >> julie: is a long commute. a year. at least we are not looking at drive times like that. moving along fine past route 18 to the braintree split. 24, 95 starting to slow down moderately as you approach 128. expressway seeing high volume there, but we are used to that as you head from furnacebrook to naponset and columbia road where you can see the slow going past the gas tank is. over to those live drive times. 33 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 42 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. is it minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, we are expecting that wind to linger with us. still for a little bit more of the morning commute. >> shiri: i expect the 7 a.m. hour will be the hour we
the wind speeds. even now they are starting to lighten up, but 7 a.m., big turn around for us here. remember, though, we have slippery travel tonight through about midnight through 7 a.m. on wednesday morning. heavy rain. 50-mile-per-hour gusts can do a little more damage as we look into your wednesday morning commute. things will get real sloppy in the next 24 hours. and sunshine and thin clouds. this will be moving into town. 36 degrees in boston. 13-mile-per-hour winds. gusts closer to 40 when we went -- we went on air at 4 a.m. a little bit of the improvement. still feels like the 20s though because of the wind, and temperatures are going to be real slow to warm up here at 8 a.m., about 36 degrees. 38 at 10 a.m. we only get into the lower 40s this afternoon as the clouds continue to increase. eventually leading to the arrival of some rain in the city and some ice further inland. this afternoon 42, boston. 48 in norwood. loving the sound of that. 48 in framingham. 44 in lawrence.
44 in manchester, new hampshire 44 in manchester, new hampshire. 43, plymouth and 40 in hyannis. tell you what, these temperatures pretty typical for this time of year. just not going to compare to the 50s and 50s. by comparison, it is probably going to feel quite a bit cooler. notice the sunshine today. high, thin clouds mixing in and not until midnight see rain and ice in pink. especially the higher elevations like the worcester hills, the berkshires and the mononocks. areas where we will get slightly higher ice totals, back into the end of the week there, but only trace amounts of snow, sleet and ice south of worcester to the merrimack valley. more southern new hampshire and into the berkshires that we get higher ice totals anywhere from a 10th to a quarter inch of ice. 4 a.m. temperatures should be above freezing. worcester northward, buts a you cross the boarder into new hampshire, we are still going to have temperature readings in the 30s, and oftentimes, these spots, even fitchburg are slow to warm up.
really see temperatures there in the 40s, 50s at the coast. really warm, but very wet and windy start to the day. here is 1:00 in the afternoon. rain showers are pushing out. the wind isn't going anywhere. it will lighten a little bit but still gusts 30 to 40 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon. use this and friday, start off in the teens. highs in the 30s after sunshine on thursday. friday, we are going to bring in the chance for a little light snow. to sea. again on stunned, seeing indication for a little bit of light snow, but i have got a rain, snow mix here on monday. back to you. all right, shiri. an explosion inside of a police car. check out this video. luckily an officer was not inside. the common object that you may have at home that led to the blast. and we have your super tuesday coverage for you. new at 7:00, polls open for the first time in what is expected
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friday's crash is the same one linked to law enforcements and fatalities and dismemberments. it has been a focus of an investigation. speed was excessive enough that all of the vehicle's energy could not be absorbed by the collapsing end of the cap calling the car to rotate into the ribbon guardrile. we have been in contact with the family friend of the driver. the driver is recovering into the hospital and heading into surgery as well. fox25 reported last year that mass dot only replaced et-plus terminals when they are damaged. others began removing them all together. fox25 investigates in 2015, there were nearly 7,000 of these guardrail end caps on roads across the state. an explosion inside of a local police vehicle caught on surveillance camera. northampton police believe a flashlight exploded inside one their suvs. a police officer had recharged the battery the batteries earlier on in the day. fortunately for him, he was inside of the police station at
the department says they are now making some safety changes. >> we looked into these and they looked like they are kind of knockoff brands, and the research we have done on lithium battery it is appears we should be buying, like, brand-new battery brand-new batteries. >> sara: the consume procedure dungt safety commission issued a -- consumer product safety commission issued a warning with these batteries. several hoverboards have caught fire or exploded across the country. trying to figure out how to keep a big st. patrick's day party from getting out of control in 2014, 70 people were arrested during the blarney blowout. police were forced to use pepper spray to break up the crowds. last year more police were brought in to control the celebration and limited to just a concert. a similar plan this year. the event will be at the malins center and the band capital city one of three acts playing. the headliners will be announced this week. 6:56 this morning.
risk to fight off a robber. new at 7:00, see the battle which took place inside a store and the weapon that could have been extremely dangerous. record highs in boston, worcester, providence, rhode island. even concord, new hampshire up to 57. no 50s or 60s. all about the 40s. i am timing out today's much slower warm-up coming up.
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>> shiri: a windy start for super tuesday and what you can expect as polls open this hour and timeline for rain and ice later tonight. >> sara: reviews are in. what women really think of female viagra. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, everybody, super tuesday, march 1st, january, february, hit the road and we are glad about that. >> sara: so happy about that. >> gene: i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. it is going to be a bit cooler today as people get out to vote. good news at least the gusts are