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>> christa: and roads turning into rivers in south carolina sweeping away this truck. the region hit by historic and catastrophic flooding. >> jadiann: the road to the white house goes through new hampshire. trailing in the granite state, hillary clinton is holding a town hall and set to unveil a new policy. good monday morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. does it seem we went from summer to winter like that? >> jadiann: turned on a dime. >> christa: i feel like my wardrobe is not ready. >> jadiann: i live in a building that doesn't have a heater i can control so it hasn't come on yet and i'm a cold type. >> christa: it's like at my house because my husband controls that and we're not allowed to turn on the heat. >> jeremy: cool pockets of air. right now boston at 50 degrees. norwood 49, bedford 43. jaffrey at 34.
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heat on for christa. we have high pressure through the day. pockets of a northeasterly wind like over the weekend, although at this time not as much. problems town 25. partly to mostly sunny skies. chilly, breezy, temps this afternoon upper 50s to the low 60s. 7:00 this evening mostly clear. this evening, upper 50s. >> jadiann: time for "fast track traffic." how are the roads looking at this 5:00 hour? >> rich: looking all right except a crash right here on the expressway northbound by the tip o'neill tunnel. right there. it's not a big backup. slow getting by, a fender-bender with a half hour backup, the expressway northbound. everything else pretty good. that's the city from the other side coming from the north shore, light traffic. metrowest, highlighted by old number 90, the turnpike is good and no delays on the t. rich kirkland, "7 news today in
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police investigating the cause of a deadly accident on lafayette street. a person died after witnesses say a car hit at least two utility poles last night. the car landed in a home's front yard. officers have not released information about the victim. a national grid crew worked early this morning to fix the damaged lines. >> christa: in new hampshire, a man is in in the hospital undergoing an evaluation. >> jadiann: police uncovered an arsenal of weapons while responding to a shooting. >> ten thousand rounds of ammunition and seven guns found in this apartment in pelham. they discovered the arsenal after neighbors called 911 alarmed by what the man inside was telling them. >> he said he shot four people and they were in his closet. >> the 67-year-old told police he fired shots into his closet because he believed people were trying to break in there. police say that wasn't the case but he did fire a gun.
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>> they didn't penetrate the walls and go into anybody's apartment. >> he might have just snapped. i saw them bringing him out and he seemed incoherent. >> the man's neighbors frightened by the number of weapons. >> hopefully they get him the help he needs. >> jadiann: that was jennifer eagan reporting. happening right now, the search continues around the clock for a missing u.s. cargo ship in the bahamas that vanished during hurricane joaquin. four sailors from maine are among the 33 crew onboard. crews discovered 225 square miles of debris including styrofoam, wood and cargo and a life ring with the ship's name. friends and family are confident they're alive. >> obviously you immediately think about the worst but dylan is a strong kid and he comes from a strong family and everyone on that ship's strong and trained.
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>> jadiann: the cargo ship did have two large life rafts onboard, more than capable of carrying the crew. the hurricane passing bermuda as the storm begins to weaken, the eye passing through with high surf and wind. no reports of deaths on the island but officials warn of life-threatening storm surge overnight. >> christa: record rainfall in south carolina resulting in what the national whether service calls historic and life-threatening flooding. more door-to-door searches are planned for today where hundreds of people like this mother and her baby were rescued from the fast-moving floodwaters. let's get to kris anderson in the control room with more. >> reporter: good morning, that video one of the dramatic rescues. flooding so severe the fire chief says there have been too many rescues to keep track up. emergency responders had will
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a man trapped in this truck as it is swept away. rescuers swim to save him and a good samaritan who also tried to rescue him. both men were brought back to shore. >> you can see little children, kids being brought out of homes. >> the deluge overflowing several dams, a thousand times more water than usual flowing over some of them. areas cut off because of the rushing waters. some roads collapsing under the weight of it all. state officials say it's never been this bad. keisha simpson among the responders. >> i never thought it would happen to us. we don't see stuff like this here in south carolina. it's shocking, scary. >> i'm just happy we got out okay. >> many of those rescued say they didn't realize they needed to evacuate until it was too late to escape on their own. >> we're at a total loss. everything's gone. >> residents this morning emotionally. >> you just don't know how bad
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it is until you actually go through it. >> heartbreak, stories there. the main interstate into the capital city of columbia is closed down to prevent people from driving in and getting trapped. kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. an abandoned home in upton goes up in flames. investigators are ruling it suspicious. officials are still working to figure out what could have sparked the fire. the flames tore through the empty house yesterday morning stretching from the basement to the roof. dozens of firefighters from several towns battled that blaze but couldn't save the former multifamily home. fire officials are familiar with the home after several instances of vandalism and trespassing. >> christa: several people arrested outside the playedum in worcester friday night are due in court. police arrested five men after a large crowd became unruly. people were trying to use fake
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tickets to get into a concert. several hundred people were outside the playedum at the time. >> the trial of philip chism set to begin wednesday with jury selection. the former danvers high school student is accused of raping and killing his teacher, colleen ritzer, two years ago. chism turned on his teacher when he claimed she insulted him. chism was just 14 when he was charged with ritzer's death. prosecutors say he killed her in a bathroom and left her body in the woods. his attorneys are expected to use a mental health aspect as a defense. >> hillary clinton still leads in iowa but trails bernie sanders in a poll of new hampshire voters. that's where she's holding a town hall on the "today" show this morning. victoria warren has more on the clinton campaign. >> reporter: hillary clinton back in new england, back in new hampshire.
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big issue of gun control on the heels of the latest mass shooting on an oregon college campus. >> we have got to face up to the fact people are not safe. they're not safe on college campuses, in church basements. they're not safe in movie theaters. enough is enough is enough. >> she's planning to play out her plan at two separate town hall meetings in new hampshire, a state whose motto is live free or die. the plan includes the possibility of using executive power to close the gun show loophole. new hampshire is a state where clinton currently trails democratic challenger bernie sanders in the polls. >> why don't you think more voters like you? >> i think a lot of people do. it's just a question of people sort of pushing away the fog of all the partisan attacks, all of the things that are said that have nothing to do with what the next president will be doing. >> it's a balancing act for
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there's a fund deficit in the country, one she wants to fill. she got a chance to show voters her lighter side in an appearance on "saturday night live." >> if we are wise, we know that there's always tomorrow lean on me when you're not strong >> that town hall meeting this morning in hollis will be broadcast on the "today" show and then hillary clinton has another appearance scheduled in new hampshire in manchester later this morning. live in hollis, new hampshire, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: you can see savannah guthrie's one-on-one interview with hillary clinton this morning on the "today" show. she'll be in hlis starting at 7:00 a.m. >> christa: the republican race is heating up in new hampshire. donald trump's lead is now shrinking with carly fiorina gaining ground.
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holds a 5 point advantage over fiorina, followed by jeb bush in third at 11% and marco rubio and ben carson tying at 10 points. a month ago trump's lead over the nearest competition in the granite state was 16 points. carly fiorina's campaigning in new hampshire, speaking at a fundraiser in manchester this afternoon. she'll attend a house party in bedford. also, former new york governor george pataki will hold a meet and greet in lebanon before speaking at dartmouth college. >> jadiann: we're just getting started on "7 news today in new england" bright and early. >> christa: back at it. >> jadiann: still ahead a worcester neighborhood on alert. just one station talking to one of the victims of a violent home invasion. >> christa: former congressman patrick kennedy opening up, talking about his battle with alcohol and addiction. >> jadiann: taking on breast cancer one step at a time. thousands hit the pavement for a good cause.
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>> jeremy: for the day, breezy and cool with a mix of clouds and sunshine. jackets and sweaters a great idea. temps now in the 40s. this afternoon close to 60. since 1961, pearle vision has been providing expert eye care. today, we make caring for your eyes even easier by accepting most major health and vision plans, including eye med. this is genuine eye care in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. dear fellow citizen, your home is your castle. but sometimes the castle needs a new roof or kitchen. i can show you how to borrow money for it and not break the budget. if you have a question about how a home equity line of credit
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welcome back, everyone, on this monday morning. that's kim khazei at the finish line. 40,000 walkers in the making strides to fight breast cancer walk yesterday. 7news a sponsor of the walk which raised 2.5 million dollars. it will go toward funding breast cancer research in massachusetts. pete bouchard was doing the weather, we had the whole crew. got to meet a lot of loyal viewers. >> christa: you had a nice time. glad the skies cleared up on sunday for that. >> jadiann: sun started to peek through.
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filtered sunshine j.r. calls it. >> christa: you got to run a 5k. >> jeremy: the flutie 5k. the 16th annual to raise awareness for autism so i was part of team ty, kevin and melissa way land, friends of us in stowe. this time of year all sorts of charity walks and fundraisers and 5k races. awesome weather for that. the week ahead is dry. no storms with names this week. there may be a couple showers that come at us on friday with a cool front. but otherwise, the weather is dry, seasonably cool. sunrise this morning 6:45. sun going down this evening 6:19. october 19th, sunrise after 7:00 a.m. another 2nd, when daylight saving time comes to an end. sunset on november 2nd, 4:37 p.m.
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all right, right now in boston at 50 degrees. bedford 43. you can always tell when the weather's going to be quiet, when i whip out the sunrise and sunset graphics. you're thinking weather is quiet, there goes j.r. with the sunrise. nashua 39, jaffrey 34. the cape and the islands 50s. if you're heading out for a morning run, crisp, cool, invigorating, through the day, clouds and sunshine. high pressure builds from the great lakes states. as that area of high pressure gets closer that will shut down the northeasterly wind that's week. we'll have it one more day today but not as feisty. northeast winds 7-14 miles an hour. partly sunny skies. coastal areas, boston the wind. the city probably only 59. into the merrimack valley, upper 50s to the low 60s. the worcester hills, clouds and sunshine. low 60s.
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with cool mornings. chatham 59, nantucket 60. chilly, lows 40-52. tomorrow, a lot of sunshine and not as much wind, especially from the gulf of maine. we're milder tomorrow. temps to tomorrow in the upper 60s. there will be a cool front that comes into new england on wednesday night. but tomorrow and wednesday, nice mild fall days, near 70. thursday mostly sunny, near 60. friday, a cool front with upcoming weekend. mix of clouds and sunshine. sunday. see you in a bit. >> jadiann: former congressman patrick kennedy is defending himself after receiving backlash from family on his book about substance abuse. >> christa: he talked about his challenges in a common struggle. he talked about his father, the
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late senator ted kennedy battled addiction, specifically alcohol, and he admitted to helping his father find ways to hide it. he wrote, quote: he described an emotional day when he and his siblings staged and intervention. >> i don't tell in this book about my family stories as some way to talk about their story, this is my story. in me. they're who i am. >> christa: patrick also thinks his father had an undiagnosed case of post traumatic stress disorder from the assassinations of his brothers, john and robert. members of the family voiced displeasure ted kennedy junior
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says it paints an inaccurate portrayal of the family. vicki kennedy is not happy. his mother, joan, helped him out with the project. >> jadiann: a wild discovery in rhode island. animal control officers confiscated an illegal gator from a home. the 4.5 foot reptile is being handled by a pet shop owner who knows how dangerous gators can be. >> they're cute when they're little but when they get big, they're natural born killers and that's what you should expect from it. so it's just not something you can ever trust. >> alligators are legal in rhode island if you have a permit but only about a dozen have been issued in the state. they're cute when they're little, i don't know even know if they're cute when they're little. >> christa: good point. depends on your taste. that applies to a lot of wild creatures. cute when they're little before they grow up. the bruins are gearing up for thursday's opener at the garden.
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captain's status for game one. >> jadiann: tom brady spending his sunday off on the couch. he gives us a sneak peek of his viewing habits. >> christa: we're bringing back our class act segment. if you know a student between 6 and 12th grade doing something outstanding in school, sports, in the community, we would love tone about it. nominate them on line at whdh.com. everyone is saying, "hey! you gotta get fios!" but why? well, fios is a 100 percent
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>> jeremy: good morning, boston 50 degrees. bedford 43. notice jaffrey and nashua, middle and upper 30s. we have a frost advisory in effect across southern new hampshire. temperatures will dip into the middle 30s with frost until 9:00 a.m. when do we see frost in? the first frost the first couple weeks of october for metrowest.
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metro boston inside 495 usually middle and end of october. on the cape and the islands, your typical first frost not until the first ten days of november. the red sox putting a bow on cleveland. 2016. it's official, john farrell will be manager. he's on medical leave announced in august with stage one lymphoma. he completed chemotherapy last week. once he received a clean bill of health he'll return as sox manager. the interim manager signed a two-year deal through 2017. he waves the right to pursue a managerial opening. the red sox wrapping things up
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broadcaster don or -- or sell low. david ortiz with his 108th and final rbi. 1-0 boston out in front. third inning, jesus aguilar taking a rbi single off rick porcello giving up three runs, two earned for porcello. the red sox fall 3-1 and wrap up the season with a 78-81 record. zdeno chara on the ice sunday but still listed day-to-day to an per body injury. to word if he'll be available for the season opener. >> the bruins signing jonas gust tough son so a one-year deal. >> christa: the patriots taking on the cowboys in dallas sunday. tom brady took time to do personal research. he posted this picture last night while watching the first half of the cowboys, saints game
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the saints won in overtime. brady, by the way, has never lost to dallas in three career games. i do like the feet up. i see the slippers there at the bottom of your screen. clearly the homework pays off. >> jadiann: i recognize that fireplace and tv set. he's instagramed or tweeted that before. >> christa: he does his research for sure. >> jadiann: must be the man cave. coming up next, small in size but big in courage. see how one dog in california got three bears out of his family's backyard. >> christa: and denied service. why a connecticut dunkin' don 130 yards now... bill's got a very tough lie here...
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>> jadiann: a toddler in a worcester home during a violent home invasion. the little girl's father talking to just one station. >> christa: stunning new details about the oregon college massacre.
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what the accused gunman gave one student that could hold a clue to his motive. >> jadiann: flyers, time is running out to book a holiday trip at a lower price. >> christa: good morning, everyone, it's monday again. it's 5:30. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. that tease i just read, can you believe we're talking about holiday airfare. >> christa: it's 80 some days to go and it seems we were just talking about last winter, j.r., so here we are. >> jeremy: get your frost on the pumpkin phrase ready. boston 50 degrees. nashua 39, norwood 49. we have a lot of clouds across southern new england at this time but no rain. your morning routine is dry. the entire day is dry. school bell forecast, kids need the jackets and the coats even at lunchtime. outdoor recess cool. breezy, especially along the coastline.
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the upper 50s when school lets out. inland, the numbers will be in the low 60s. milder weather for the middle of the week. >> christa: all right. let's go to rich kirkland with >> rich: good morning, we're live on the expressway. that's okay. we had that crash early he by the tip o'neill tunnel. gone. the expressway ride is 10 good. a mile of backed up traffic in rockland thanks to a crash by northbound. other highways pretty good. the turnpike certainly is and i don't think much is happening on route 93 in the dark. that's all good to go. route 128 is good too. no delays on the t. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you so much. now the day's top stories. a pelham, new hampshire man facing charges after police found several guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition in his apartment over the weekend. police were called to the home when the 67-year-old man fired several shots into a closet. he claims someone was trying to
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break in but police say that wasn't the case. the search continues around the clock for a missing cargo ship in the bahamas that vanished hurricane joaquin. crews discovered debris and a life ring. the ship had two large rafts onboard, capable of carrying the crew. emergency crews in south carolina making dozens of rescues from severe flooding. cars were swept away by rushing water while some roads collapsed under the weight of the floods. the main interstate into columbia was closed down to prevent people from driving in and getting trapped. >> christa: now on just one station, two people recovering after a violent home invasion happened in worcester. it also happened while there was a toddler sleeping upstairs. the girl's father is speaking to just 7news and nicole oliverio is in worcester with more. >> reporter: police tell us they're still looking for the
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two suspects in this case. meanwhile, the victim says he was hurt. his friend, who was also injured, remains in the hospital. two men forced their way into a worcester home with a gun and knife and attacked two people inside. one of the men is telling his story but hiding his face in fear. >> they run after me and they kicked me. they hit me, stomped on my, my shoulder was twisted. >> he hurried his dog bark and he got out of bed. the alleged tackers found the victim first. it was at the same time the victim's friend arrived. >> he just came from boston, came knocking on the door. >> both men were hurt. the victim's friend even worse, stabbed, injured his shoulder and broke his leg. he believes the suspects also killed his dog. this all happened while the man's 2-year-old daughter was asleep upstairs. >> i'm scared for my little girl. >> the victim tells us the burglars got away with cash and
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a pair of watches. he is left afraid and already took steps to make his home safer. >> we bolt the door and window, see what happened? >> police tell us that the man did call 911 eventually. they said it was about an hour after the attack. they don't know why there was a delay. we also know that little girl is now with dcf and police say she's in good condition. we're live in worcester, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a wild crash caught on camera in salem, new hampshire. police say an officer confronted a man sleeping in his suv at a shopping mall last night. the driver woke up and then sped off and crashed right into a fire hydrant. police believe 28-year-old alexander dimaggio was under the influence of heroin. they arrested him and he's facing charges. an intense fire tearing through a home in waltham and the cause is still a mystery. residents smelled smoke before the flames spread out of control.
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luckily firefighters were training across the street at the time an acted fast. everyone managed to escape but one man fears he lost everything. >> i feel lucky that we're safe, but it just -- like it sucks to see that. >> the red cross will be helping those families forced out by the fire. >> boston mayor marty walsh paying tribute to fallen firefighters. mayor walsh tweeted a photo from a special mass held yesterday honoring the firefighters at the cathedral of the holy cross. sean o'malley and charlie baker were on hand to remember first responders who died in the line of duty. >> jadiann: just ahead on 7news, pull out your wallet, the best day to book a flight at the lowest price for thanksgiving. >> christa: also, an employee at a connecticut dunkin' donuts in hot water because of what she told a customer, why she refused to serve him. >> jadiann: three bears versus a
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20-pound bulldog, not even close. it was all caught on camera. >> jeremy: for the day a mix of clouds and sunshine. crisp and cool through the day. temperatures this morning in the 40s. this afternoon near 60. >> rich: a bit of a glitch for south shore commuters. route 3 northbound a fender-bender by route 18. details coming up on "7 news today in new england." leadership isn't given. it's taken. since 1961, pearle vision has
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>> jeremy: good morning, boston 50. nashua 39. bedford 43. a mix of clouds and sunshine. temps between 59 and 64. the topsfield fair rolls on this week. we didn't talk about it much last week because of joaquin but he's gone so the weather is looking fair today and tomorrow. >> christa: i got it. it is early but i got it. now some of the stories trending on line a professor at the university of illinois getting praise from cubs fans.
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if he could reschedule midterms because he is tickets for the wild card game. the professor said yes. here's the quote: quote: the universe gives cubs fans only so many postseason games, they must be savored. >> jadiann: you can pass down your tattoo to a loved one after you die. a new company will help you make plans to have your tattoos removed, preserved and turned into fine art. you write up a tattoo ill and tell your family. >> christa: a dog stands his ground against a couple of bears. the bears caught on video wandering the family's front lawn until the little french bulldog chases after them. the bears got the message and ran off. look at that. it takes courage, right? >> jadiann: i guess so. it's all about attitude, right? >> christa: little dogs have it. >> jadiann: they do. they do not know their size.
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bears are like we're in the wrong yard. we've got a lot to get to. everything you needs to know and go next. for those interested in saving money this thanksgiving, there's something you better plan on doing by tomorrow or at least by the end of the week. >> christa: the fbi sending out a warning of a threat of violence against a university in the northeast. we'll have the latest when we come back. everyone is saying, "hey! you gotta get fios!" but why? well, fios is a 100 percent fiber optic network, so you can get 100% out
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>> christa: good morning, everybody, it's coming up on quarter of the hour and we're trying to get your day started off on the right note, and your week. >> jadiann: we'll all be in on this monday thing together. let's get over to j.r. >> jeremy: good news, we're not tracking anything that has a name attached to it for the week. yea. no offense if your name is joaquin. we love you but not the tropical storm. dry week ahead. there may be showers on friday and seasonably cool this week. right now in boston, 50. jaffrey 34. new bedford 54. facebook friends, reporting 40s and 50s. pembroke 55. boston 45. hamilton 40. nadine in orange also 40. roslindale 48.
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through the morning hours. like yesterday and over the weekend a northeast wind again today. it won't be at feisty as it has been in recent days. but with a northeasterly wind that's a cool wind direction at any time. especially through the fall, winter and spring. coastal locations, including boston, your number is around 59. inland, low to mid 60s. tonight clear, chilly, 40-52. tomorrow mostly sunny skies but not as chilly tomorrow with less wind. temps today 50s and 60s. tomorrow with that northeasterly wind fading away, boston can make it into the upper 60s tomorrow. bedford at 68. worcester at 66. we track a couple much weather systems. one comes through wednesday night, this cool front that does not generate any showers, just clouds and it will knock the 70s out of new england just as they get used to new england. they're gone on thursday. mostly sunny and near 60. a second cool front on friday
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will have showers. no big deal there. temperatures on friday upper 60s. >> jadiann: time for "fast track traffic." let's get over to rich kirkland. >> rich: thank you very much. we're watching route 3. the's a crash just being cleared on route 3 northbound by route 18 in weymouth. that's causing a backup. it will be gone by the time you get there but the backup is a couple of miles of slowdown traffic. we don't need that on a monday. there's route 1, a pretty good ride downtown. even the expressway is not bad. just starting to get busy by the gas tank. the turnpike, route 128, they're all good to go and no delays on the t. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a new hampshire man is in the hospital undergoing an evaluation following a dangerous discovery. >> christa: while responding to reports of a shooting police uncovered an arsenal of weapons. jennifer eagan is in pelham and she has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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even police were surprised by how many bullets and weapons they found in this man's apartment. neighbors called police. they say the 67-year-old man had been telling them four people were trying to break into his apartment through his closet and he had shot and killed them. that was not true but police say the man had fired several rounds inside his apartment. no one was hurt though. police found more than 10,000 rounds of ammunition, seven guns and hundreds of gun magazines. this all happened saturday night in pelham. police took the man into custody, he was taken to mass general hospital to be evaluated. the man is charged with reckless conduct and could face more charges. live in pelham, new hampshire, "7 news today in new england." >> a dunkin' donuts worker in connecticut facing backlash after she refused to serve a police officer. the officer was waiting in line saturday morning when the woman told him we don't serve cops.
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the woman apologized after being spoken to by her manager. she later said it was a joke but police in the area and people there are not laughing. >> it's disrespectful i think to someone who is willing to put on a uniform and carry a gun and try and protect me and my town and keep it safe. >> in a statement, dunkin' donuts said it's aware of the incident and the company does not condone her behavior. >> christa: cranston rhode island is the latest community to set up a safe zone for people purchasing or selling something on line. the police station headquarters will be open 24/7 so they can meet with people who might worry about becoming victims of a crime. officers say two people were recently robbed after meeting potential buyers. by the way, several towns in massachusetts also set up similar zones. the head of mgm resorts will meet with the pair of springfield. he wants to reassure the city
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this after drastic design changes voters may voice their opinion about. the city wants a nonbinding referendum on the ballot. >> jadiann: happening today, the supreme court gets back to work with the start of the new term. the justices are likely to consider challenges to the bitter control mandate. the court will hear two cases on affirmative action and abortion. the court typically reviews 70 cases per term. >> christa: the nation's top officials set to face the media after the latest secret service scandal. homeland security secretary jay johnson reiterated his apology to jason chavis. a recent report found the secret service tried to leak i am basing information as retaliation into the agency chavis headed up. they're working to rebuild
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trust. >> jadiann: colleges in philadelphia in on alert after a violent threat. >> the fbi is telling students to be aware of their surroundings as they return to class for the week. the threat was made on social media and it follows, of course, last week's deadly shooting in oregon. authorities say it did not mention a specific school but mentioned something would happen at 2:00 today. officials say students are not in danger. they just want them to take extra precautions. >> jadiann: new details on the campus massacre in oregon. in a church service sunday, a pastor revealed the gunman gave an envelope a student in the class for police. it was a flash drive that reportedly contained his manifesto. the shooter told the student to go to the back of the room, sit down and face everyone so he could watch as classmates were killed. >> we have new details about a hospital bombing in afghanistan. possibly carried out by u.s. armed forces.
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doctors without borders says the attack should be treated as a war crime and they've announced they're leaving the city. organization. they said it was a sustained bombing of their trauma center. u.s. and afghan leaders are both working to figure out exactly what went wrong. >> this is a tragic loss of life. your hearts can only go out to innocent people caught up in this kind of violence. >> christa: doctors without borders is calling for an independent investigation into that bombing. a florida teenager recovering as well today after he was by the way in the hand by a shark. the boy punched the shark in the nose and swam away. a shark bit another teen at the same beach two weeks ago. beachgoers are taking extra precautions. >> i'm not really scared about sharks but now i know it could
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happen to anyone, no matter what. you're never safe. >> the teen is expected to make a full recovery though. >> jadiann: new this morning, if you haven't booked your holiday travel, good news. there's still time. just better hurry. according to the orbitz holiday insider survey your best date to book a thanksgiving flight is tomorrow, october 6. the best day for christmas flights is this friday, october 9th. and for northeast new year's eve, this saturday. overdraft atm fees hitting record highs. according to the survey, the average overdraft fee is $33.07 up 9%. fees for using an out of network atm went up. now averaging around $4.52 per transaction. >> christa: braces are a major expense for families. this morning we have tips on how
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to save on straight teeth. according to msn.com, check out smiles change lives. it's a national program that pairs low-income families with charitable orthodontists. if you have dental insurance, see if your covered. many dental schools offer services for a fraction of private practices. lastly, some orthodontists may not be flexible on price but maybe on time so ask about payment plans. >> jadiann: what kids think about marijuana would predict whether they drink and drive in high school. researchers asked more than 1,000 12-year-olds about their believes. those with favorable attitudes were more likely did to drive under the influence. they see the drug in a more positive light. while drunk driving decreased the past several decades, drug driving is on the
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new data shows drugs are playing a larger role in fatal car accidents. marijuana accounts for a third of the drugs found in the systems of drivers killed. the percentage of drivers testing positive for marijuana or other drugs jumped from 12.5 to 15% in five years. moving to the buzz, an out-of-this-world opening weekend for the martian topped the box office raking in more than $55 million. the cambridge native plays an astronaut stranded on mars. transylvania 2 was second. >> christa: holy piece of history, batman. the original batmobile from the series starring adam west will be on display at the new york historical society. it will be installed in the lobby later today. the batmobile is going on display as part of an exhibition called super heroes in gotham. >> jadiann: one person owns a
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that iconic bikini worn by princess leia sold for $96,000 on friday. it includes the collar and the chain jabba the hutt used to hold the princess captive. sounds like something out of 50 shades. >> christa: and in the minds of many 15-year-olds in the 80s who are now 40 something weather men. just kidding. >> jeremy: it's not my bikini but i was a fan of. that. i'm still a fan. boston 50 degrees. bedford 43. awkward. jaffrey 36. through the day, a mix of clouds and sunshine. although i don't think princess layia will be in that outfit episode 7. this evening, cool, dry both commutes, upper 50s. >> christa: we have another hour
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next at 6:00, crews battling fierce flames in upton. why investigators think someone set this fire on purpose. >> jadiann: plus, revealing family secrets. former congress man patrick kennedy talking about alcoholism and addiction that plagued his family. >> christa: the around the clock search for a missing cargo ship
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homes ruined, roads washed out and people trapped in rising waters. >> jadiann: sailors from new england lost at sea. the coast guard making a discovery while desperately searching the atlantic. >> christa: patrick kennedy writing a book about addiction, some of thinks family not happy about it. >> i wave to the red sox for the final time. >> don orsillo signing off for the sox with an emotional farewell. >> christa: good morning, everybody, back at it on a monday morning at 6:00 a.m. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. glad you're here with us. he have to get everybody on a good note. >> christa: positive thinking. >> jeremy: i love that. nice pep talk. boston 49. beverly 43. jaffrey 36, new bedford 55. good news this week, i'm not
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already off to a good start. clouds and sunshine through the day. somewhat on the cool side, chilly this morning. 2:00 this afternoon, it will be breezy with numbers close to 60. and by 7:00 this evening, the numbers settle back into the upper 50s. boston this afternoon 59. duxbury 59. inland, the numbers reach the low and mid 60s. we're going to make a run at 70 tomorrow and again on wednesday. we will talk more about that and the rest of your forecast for the week in a few minutes. >> christa: temps all over the map. how about traffic? >> rich: all over the map. expressway. this is a live shot from sky 7 on route 1. that's an easy ride all the way to the tobin bridge. on the northeast expressway, not so much the case. it's filling in. not quite bumper-to-bumper end-to-end on the expressway. the biggest backup is not the turnpike, it's route -- the crash in rockland has everybody
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tied up. on the right, that's a pretty t on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: now to breaking news in from overnight. somerset police investigating a deadly crash on lafayette street a person died after witnesses say a car hit at least two utility poles last night. the car ended up landing in a home's front yard. officers have so far not released any information about the victim but we know a national grid crew worked early >> jadiann: a dangerous discovery in new hampshire. at least 10,000 rounds of ammunition in a man's home. a frightening scene in pelham where a man was shooting into a wall. >> christa: that's not all. they say this man claimed he had shot four people as well. let's go out live to jennifer eagan in pelham with what else police say they found in that apartment. >> reporter: good morning. that turned out to not be true but police say this man had apartment.
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they were surprised by how many guns and rounds of ammunition they found here. 10,000 rounds of ammunition and seven guns found at this apartment in pelham, new hampshire. though discovered the arsenal after neighbors called 911 alarmed by what the man inside was telling them. >> he said that he just shot four people and they were in his closet. >> the 67-year-old told police he fired shots into his closet because he believed people were trying to break in. police say that wasn't the case but he did fire a gun. walls. luckily it did not go into anybody else's apartment. >> he might have snapped. i saw them bringing him out. >> the man's neighbors frightened by the number of weapons just beyond this door. >> hopefully they can get him the help he needs. >> that man has been charged with reckless conduct. he's been evaluated at a hospital in boston. live in pelham, new hampshire, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in
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around the clock for a missing s cargo ship in the bahamas that vanished during hurricane joaquin. crews recovered a life ring with the ship name and found a 225 square mile debris field of styrofoam, wood and cargo. family members are heading to florida as they wait for updates on the search that's going on. four sailors from maine are believed to be the 33 crew members onboard, including 34-year-old danielle randolph and mike hollande. randolph's mother says she sent her a text. >> last we checked, winds are super bad and seas north great. love to everyone. >> i have to tell you that it is so supportive to be with people that are going through the same thing that we are. that makes it, if you can say heartwrenching. >> the cargo ship had two large life rafts onboard, more than
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capable of carrying the crew. >> jadiann: the national guard is making water rescues at deadly flooding continues across the carolinas. the water reaching historic levels in south carolina from the coast to the foothills, forcing thousands to scramble to higher ground. >> reporter: the flooding so severe that columbia's fire chief says they've been making of. today emergency respondingering will make sure they have gotten to everyone who needs help. a man trapped in this truck as it's swept away by raging floods. rescuers swimming over to save him and a good samaritan who also tried to rescue him. both men were brought back to shore safely. >> you can see little children, kids brought out of these homes. >> the deluge overflowing several dams. a thousand times more water than usual flowing over some of them. areas cut off because of the rushing waters. some roads collapsing under the
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weight of it all. state officials say it's never been this bad. keisha simpson one of the hundreds rescued. >> i never thought it would happen to us. we don't see stuff like this in south carolina. it's shocking. >> i'm just thankful we got out okay. >> many rescued say they didn't realize they needed to evacuate until it was too late to escape on their own. >> we're at a total loss. everything's gone. >> residents this morning exhausted physically and emotionally. >> you don't know how bad it is until you actually go through it. >> reporter: so many heartwrenching stories. the main interstate into columbia is closed down to prevent any people from driving in and getting trapped. that's the latest live in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: we have breaking news. a south korean official saying north korea will release a
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attends nyu. north korean officials say he was captured as he crossed into north korea from china six months ago. the news agency in north korea says he admitted to violating the law but says he has been treated fairly by the north. back here at home, there are new detailed to regarding philip chism as his murder trial is set to begin. according to documents, chism turned on his math teacher, colleen ritzer, when he claimed she insulted him. he said, quote, after she insulted me i became the teacher. chism was just 14 years old when he was charged in ritzer's death. he killed her in a bathroom in the can school and left her body in the woods. his attorneys will use mental health as part of their defense. >> a fire in an abandoned home in upton and officials suspect arson. investigators are working to figure out what could have
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sparked the large fire. the flames tore through the empty house yesterday morning stretching from the basement to the roof engulfing the entire building. dozens of firefighters from several towns battled the fire but couldn't save it. officials have reason to believe the fire is suspicious. >> we have more than one point of origin, we think. which leads us to believe that there may be a possibility the fire was set here. so we're still looking into that. >> fire officials say they're familiar with the home after several instances of vandalism and trespassing. >> christa: the republican race heating up in new hampshire. donald trump's lead shrinking with carly fiorina gaining ground. a new nbc news poll shows trump holds a 5 point advantage over fiorina, 21% to 16%. a month ago trump's lead over
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the nearest competition in the granite state was 16 points. on the democratic side, hillary clinton maintains here lead in iowa but trail bernie sanders in new hampshire where she's holding a town hall session on the "today" show this morning. victoria warren is in hollis for us. clinton is also set to unveil new gun control measures as well today. >> reporter: she is. good morning, it's a early morning right now in hollis, new hampshire but it's clearly very crowded. we're in a meeting barn in hollis where hillary clinton will be holding a town hall style meeting broadcast live later this morning on the "today" show. and during this town hall style meeting she's expected to talk about gun control. hillary clinton back in new england, back in new hampshire. this time she's taking on the big issue of gun control on the heels of the latest mass shooting on an oregon college campus. >> we have got to face up to the
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they're not safe on college campus, not safe in church basements, they're not safe in movie theaters. enough is enough is enough. >> she's planning to lay out her plan at two town hall meetings in new hampshire, a state whose motto is live free or die. nbc reports her plan includes the possibility of using executive power to close the so-called gun show loophole if congress doesn't pass new measures. new hampshire is a state where clinton trails democratic challenger bernie sanders in the polls. >> why don't you think more voters like you? >> i think a lot of people do. i think it's just a question of people sort of pushing away the fog of all the partisan attacks, all of the things that are said that have nothing to do with what the next president will be doing. >> it's a balancing act for clinton who recently said there's a fund deficit in the country, one she wants to fill. she got a chance to show voters her lighter side in a guest appearance on "saturday night
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live." >> if we are wise, we know that there's always tomorrow lean on me >> the folks here very excited for this town hall style meeting this morning. they were invited to be here. hillary clinton will take some questions from the audience. after she finishes here she is an event in manchester later this morning. live in hollis, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: still ahead a feud within the kennedy clan. what is in patrick kennedy's memoir angering family members. >> christa: a man injured during a violent home invasion. what is worse, a toddler was inside at the time. >> jadiann: a ram bunk does bear cub gets into trouble when it falls into the water. his mom jumps into action.
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of our crew. one of them, a ten-year survivor of breast cancer. >> christa: that's fantastic. you had the opportunity to go too. this morning's rise and shine picture courtesy of that walk. this picture is from the finish line. she walked in honor of her mother and raised $650 so a great job. it was one of those events, i've been there before, where everybody has a story. >> jadiann: absolutely. >> christa: as your starting your day, we remind you whether you're doing a walk for charity or not, or maybe just hanging around in your slippers and having your coffee, send your rise and shine pictures to show morning. tweet as us with rise and shine on 7. a mixed bag over the weekend with weather. >> jadiann: thankfully it cleared up a little bit for our walk on sunday. >> jeremy: that's correct. we do not have any storms that have names. just a couple of cool fronts. the week is dry.
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i think on friday with a cool showers. but we don't name cool fronts. we kind of give them weird names at times but officially speaking, sunrise this morning. 6:45. sun going down this evening at 6:19. four weeks from today, november 2nd, sun coming up at 6:18 and going down at 4:37. daylight saving time comes to an end. the next month losing an hour and 16 minutes of daylight. right now it's chilly in the neighborhoods. boston 49. bedford 43. nashua 41. through the day, a mix of clouds and sunshine. some of this moisture actually leftover pieces from the hurricane. here's joaquin and bermuda. high clouds have been stretched off the hurricane that come up across southern new england but overall big blue is in control again.
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also the thing about that high pressure continuing a northeasterly wind like the weekend. coastal areas, boston in particular, 59 this afternoon. cape ann, middle and upper 50s. beverly 59. merrimack, low 60s. worcester hills, fitchburg 61, worcester 61. chatham 59, provincetown 58. tonight lows 40-52. tomorrow a mix of clouds and sunshine but mild. a run close to 70 tomorrow because we get rid of the northeasterly wind and temperatures all across southern new england tomorrow in the upper 60s. boston 68. bedford at 68. worcester 66. a weak cool front sneaks out of canada wednesday night. so wednesday is another mild day. near 70. then notice on thursday, mostly sunny skies. but temperatures on thursday near 60 and friday, here comes another cool front with scattered showers. upper 60s on friday.
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>> jadiann: sounds good. now let's get over to "fast track traffic." >> rich: the traffic's pretty good. we're live on the expressway which is that slow end-to-end. what's -- there's a ten mile backup out of brockton on route 24 northbound. that's bigger than normal. the other slowdowns, just a downtown look at the storrow drive situation. there's your turnpike. route 128 south of boston okay. north of boston filling in southbound. the t on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: former congressman patrick kennedy is defending himself after receiving backlash from family over his book about substance abuse. patrick talked about his challenges in a common struggle, a personal journey through the past and future of mental illness and addiction. he also wrote about how his father, the late senator ted kennedy battled alcoholism and admitted to helping his father find ways to hide it.
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he then described an emotional day when he and his siblings staged and intervention with their father. >> i don't tell in this book about my family's stories as some way to talk about their story. this is my story. these experiences are embedded in me. they're who i am. >> patrick believes his father had an undiagnosed case of post traumatic stress disorder from the assassinations of his brothers, john and robert. some members of the kennedy family voiced displeasure with the book. ted kennedy jr. says the book paints and inaccurate and unfair portrayal of the family. he hasn't spoken directly to
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has discomfort with the book. patrick says his mother, joan, who battled her own addictions helped him with the project. >> american apparel the latest clothing retailer to file for bankruptcy. they've struggled over falling sales and debt. american apparel announced it would lay off more than 100 workers in april. the company says the layoffs will allow them to keep 130 stores open in the u.s. the c.e.o. of a major air carrier admitting his suitcase was lost business his own airline. alaska airlines chief executive says the airline lost his bag last week while attending a conference in washington, d.c. his luggage was delivered the next day and now he knows how it feels. >> christa: oopsy. the baggage handlers still have their jobs? >> jadiann: that could be dicey. >> christa: big mistake. 6:21. a man in glaucester crashes in
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families for the last 15 years. >> after the game, sox players came out of dugout to tip their caps to orsillo. he will join the padres broadcast booth next season. while orsillo won't be returning, manager john farrell will be back at fenway next season. he has been on medical leave since august after diagnosed with cancer. the sox announced if he's healthy enough he'll return at manager in 2016. the interim manager will return as the bench coach. >> the bruins opening their season thursday when they host the winnipeg jets and zdeno chara may not be able to play but he's skating again. he skated on his own during practice sunday. he's recovering from a upper body injury during a preseason game last month. >> jadiann: a dog called a big hero. he doesn't hesitate when bears come calling at his family's
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>> christa: dramatic images overnight of deadly and destructive flooding in south carolina. the national guard called in to rescue people trapped in the riding waters. >> jadiann: on just one station hear from a worcester man injured in an attack while home with his 2-year-old daughter. >> christa: a glaucester police officer seriously injured when struck by a drunk driver. >> jadiann: what caused an suv to plow through everything in its path. good morning, everyone, 6:30 on the dot. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. hopefully you had a fantastic weekend. i live in hope the temperatures coming up later this week. >> jadiann: so exciting. warmer today by tuesday. i don't know what day it is. >> christa: we're not the
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forecasters. let's leave that to j.r. you tell us. >> jeremy: it is messy. i understand. boston 49. bedford 43, jaffrey 36. it's that time of year where you can go through two, three seasons in a few hours. chilly this morning and through the day a mix of clouds and sunshine. a chilly coastal breeze. school bell forecast a good idea for jackets and hoodies and sweaters. kids will have outdoor recess. upper 50s. when school lets out, upper 50s. inland the numbers reach the mid 60s. we're going to get close to 70 tomorrow. we'll talk more about that in 15 minutes. >> jadiann: let's get out and check the roads with rich kirkland. usually a little more activity going on this time of the morning. >> rich: there is. you can see it live on route 1, bumper-to-bumper traffic this morning. a look at downtown, that leverett ramp leading to storrow drive is jamming everything up downtown all of a sudden. the expressway, also a nine mile
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backup out of brockton on route 124 northbound and in peabody and lynnfield it jams up around route 1. the t not jammed up at all. things are okay. >> christa: thank you. stories. heading off to work, a pelham new hampshire man is facing charges after police found several guns they say and thousands of rounds of ammunition in his apartment over the weekend. police were a were called to the home when the 67-year-old man fired shots into a closet. he claimed someone was trying to break in but that wasn't the case. the search continues around the clock for a missing u.s. cargo ship in the bahamas that vanished during hurricane joaquin. four sailors from from maine are on ship. the ship had two large life rafts onboard that were more than capable of carrying the entire crew. emergency crews in south
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carolina making dozens of rescues from severe flooding hitting that state. cars were swept away by rushing water. some roads collapsed under the weight of the floods as well. look at this. the main interstate in the capital city of columbia was closed because people were trying to get in and they didn't want people getting trapped. >> jadiann: on just one station this morning, a worcester neighborhood on high alert after two people were hurt in a frightening home invasion. one of the victims talking with 7news says the attack happened with his two-year-old daughter sleeping nearby. nicole oliverio is live for us in worcester with the interview you'll see only here. >> reporter: fortunately the 2-year-old girl was not hurt and police are still searching for the suspects. two men forced their way into a worcester home with a gun and knife and attacked two people inside. one of the men is telling his story but hiding his face in fear.
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closed the door and they kicked it. they hit me, stomped on me. >> he heard his dog bark and got out of bed early sunday morning but the attackers found the victim first. at the same time the victim's friend arrived. >> he just came from boston and came knocking on the door. >> both men were hurt. you the victim's friend stabbed and a broken leg. he believes the suspects killed his dog. this happened while the man's 2-year-old daughter wasn't sleep upstairs. >> i'm scared for my little girl. >> the victim tells us the burglars got away with cash and a pair of watches. he is left afraid and took steps to make his home safer. >> we board up the door, the window. see what happened? >> police say they were called to the home but the victims didn't call for about an hour after the attack and police aren't sure why there was a delay. we know the department of children and families has the little girl and police say she's
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in good condition. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: a glaucester man accused of driving drunk and seriously injuring a police officer is set to appear in court today. police say the 39-year-old was driving on the wrong side of the road saturday before slamming into the officer's cruiser head-on. the officer suffered serious neck injuries and police say this is the man's third oui arrest. a wild crash caught on camera in salem, new hampshire. an officer confronted a man sleeping in his suv at a shopping mall. they say the driver woke up, immediately sped off and crashed into a fire hydrant. police chief the 28-year-old was under the influence of heroin -- >> president obama paying tribute to the 84 fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty last year. among those honored were michael kennedy and ed walsh, both killed in a fire in the back bay last march. the president thanked firefighters across the country
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>> imagine what it takes to put on that heavy coat and that helmet and override the natural human instinct for self-preservation and run into danger as others are running away. >> president obama also met individually with several of the firefighters' families. boston mayor marty walsh also paying tribute to fallen firefighters, tweeting that photo from a special mass yesterday morning. the firefighters at the cathedral of the holy cross. cardinal sean o'malley and charlie baker were on hand to remember the first responders to died in the line of duty. >> state lawmakers set to exam whether or not to ban cell phone use. there will be a public hearing tomorrow. several bills under consideration require blue tooth except during imagine. newnew hampshire, connecticut and
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vermont are among 14 states with similar las. in massachusetts, you can't text but you can be on the phone. >> jadiann: quite an argument there. philly colleges on high alert. the warning to campuses from the fbi and atf. >> christa: matt damon the martian rocketing to the top of the box office but is it a record breaker? >> jadiann: wash with a mama bear does when her cub falls in the water and can't swim. >> rich: it's monday and traffic is rapidly filling in in the major highways. we have all the details for you
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>> christa: 6:40. a look at what's trending. an out-of-this-world opening weekend for the martian topping the box office raking in more than $55 million. nearly breaking the record for an october opening. it fell about $700,000 short of gravity's opening in 2013. >> jadiann: a dog stands his ground against a bears in california. two bears were caught on surveillance video wandering the family's front lawn until their french bulldog came out and literally chased -- look at him. hopping the fence.
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the dog gates those bears clear of the family home. wow. i mean that dog had no idea. >> christa: what did you say, it's all about attitude. >> jadiann: confidence. >> christa: this about a mother's instinct a polar bear mom springs into action when her cub can't swim and she gives him a nudge. he's struggling to get back. mom says i'll help you out. just wait, just wait. it takes them both a little bit of time but both mom and cub are okay. he eventually makes it back. it's tough. he's learning. >> jadiann: that is the sweetest thing. i love how you said that was instinct. >> christa: it kicks in. >> jadiann: all you need to know and go with the day's top stories coming up. hear from neighbors after a man it arrested for shooting up his apartment before an arsenal of weapons is discovered. >> reporter: we're live in hollis, new hampshire, for a town hall style meeting with hillary clinton. the topic, gun control.
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>> christa: dramatic rescues from fierce flooding in south carolina including this mom and her child.
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south carolina and the heavy rain continues today. >> hillary clinton set to make an announcement about gun control as she heads to new hampshire for a town hall. >> jadiann: a home invasion with a toddler sleeping inside. just one station talks to the girl's father. >> jadiann: good morning, it's time to know and go. the day's top stories. >> christa: we start with traffic and weather. you were saying we're not talking about a hurricane today, that's good. >> jeremy: we're talking about cirrus clouds. hopkinton sunrise, a beautiful shot of the sunrise. boston 49. bedford 43, jaffrey 36. here are the clouds. they'll stream into southern new england sky through the day. no rain from those clouds a dry day with high pressure in the adirondacks. it's still setting up a northeast wind for us which is a cool wind at the water's edge, including boston.
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40-52. tomorrow lots of sunshine and milder tomorrow. less wind. 60s. boston today 59. bedford 62, tomorrow you take away the northeasterly breeze, the city around 68 tomorrow afternoon. norwood tomorrow close to 70. system number one is a weak cool front that sweeps through new england late wednesday night with some clouds. temperatures on wednesday near 70. behind the front near 60s, another cool front on friday. that one will generate showers. temperatures on friday in the upper 60s. seasonably cool for the weekend. have a great day. good luck with monday. >> christa: all right. we appreciate that. thank you. with the traffic as well, i'm guessing. >> rich: this fellow is not having a good monday. he's broken down or they pulled him over at route 128 southbound after route 93. the backup is back to peabody.
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unusual for a monday morning but route 128 southbound is in tough shape. the expressway, it backs to rockland. coming out of brockton, 24 northbound bumper-to-bumper as well. the turnpike is good here but at 495 pretty much right to the weston tolls and beyond it's bumper-to-bumper. the t says doing okay, no special delays. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. overnight somerset police are investigating the cause of a deadly accidental on lafayette street. witnesses say a car hit at least two utility poles last night and ended up in someone's front lawn. officers have not released information about the victim. a national grid crew worked to fix the damaged poles. >> christa: in new hampshire, a man is in the hospital undergoing an evaluation. >> jadiann: police uncovering an arsenal of weapons while responding to reports of a shooting. jennifer eagan has the story. >> reporter: good morning. even police were surprised by
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how many bullets and weapons this man had packed in his apartment here. neighbors had called police. they say the 67-year-old man had been telling them four people were trying to break into his apartment through his closet and he had shot and killed them. now that was not true but police say the man had fired several rounds inside his apartment. no one was hurt. police found more than 10,000 rounds of ammunition. seven guns and hundreds of gun magazine. this happened saturday night. >> he was yelling so my dad walked over and there was some really big guy who was naked and he said he just shot four people and they were in his closet. my mom walked over and he told her to go away. we called the police and they had us all stay in our apartments and -- >> again, no one was shot. the man fired his rep inside his apartment. no one was hurt. the man is charged with reckless
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he's been evaluated at a hospital in boston. jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: developing this morning, the search continues around the clock for a missing u.s. cargo ship in the bahamas that vanished during hurricane joaquin. crews recovered a life ring with the ship's name and found a 225 square mile debris field of styrofoam, wood and cargo. family members of the crew are heading to florida. four sailors from maine are believed to be among the 33 crew members onboard, including 34-year-old daniel randolph and 25-year-old mike holland. the cargo ship had two large life rafts onboard capable of carrying the crew. >> dramatic rescues in south carolina as the national guard was called in for historic flooding. a mother and her baby were pulled to safety. let's go to chris anderson.
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these are more rescues we were telling you about. flooding is so severe, columbia's fire chief says they have too many to count at this point. yesterday a man was trapped in his truck. that's the video we were showing you. it was being swept away by the raging floodwaters. rescuers swimming over to not just safe him but another good samaritan who tried to rescue that man initially and got stuck. the good news is both men were brought to shore safely. you can see here more of the rushing water going through the streets overnight. a dawn-to-dusk curfew was in effect to keep people off the roadways and out of harm's way. forecasters say at some point the rains should begin to ease up but first responders are warning of the problems and that they will not go away as quickly. the fire chief says emergency crews will make sure they've gotten to everyone who needs help. that's the story in the newsroom, chris anderson, "7
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is heating up in new hampshire. donald trump's lead is shrinking with carly fiorina gaining ground. a new nbc news poll shows trump holds a 5 point advantage over fiorina but a monthly ago his lead in the granite state was 16 points. meanwhile in the democratic race, hillary clinton maintains her lead in iowa but trails bernie sanders in new hampshire. and that's where she's holding a town hall session with voters on the "today" show this morning. victoria warren is in that area for us. clinton is set to unveil new gun control measures today, right? >> she is. it's an early morning in hollis, new hampshire but plenty of people are showing up for the town hall meeting. they waited in long lines for security for the meeting hosted by hillary clinton. clinton expected to make big announcements about her plans for gun control. nbc reports her plan includes the possibility of using executive power to close the gun
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show loophole if congress doesn't pass measures. clinton will take questions from the invitation only audience. in new hampshire she currently trails behind democrat bernie sanders. today's event will be broadcast live on the "today" show. she'll first sit down with a one one interview with savannah guthrie then she will host this town hall meeting. another town hall meeting later will happen in manchester. a father now talking to 7news about a frightening home invasion that sent him to the hospital. let's go out to nicole oliverio live for us where with the story. this man says his young daughter was home at the time. >> she was. fortunately she was not hurt. the man says this happened around 1:30 sunday morning. he could hear his dog barking so he went to check but didn't see anyone. at that point he went to go back
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upstairs and two men jumped out and attacked him. the victim telling us that at the same time his friend was driving up from boston, happened to knock on the door and the alleged burglars pulled in the friend and beat both men. police say the attackers had a gun and knife. both men were seriously hurt but fortunately the little girl was said to be okay. the victim tells us the attackers got away with cash and watches. since then they've put bolts on the doors to make the show home safe. police were called to the house an hour after the attack. they don't know why there was a delay. the little girl is with the department of children and families. and police say she's in good condition. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: there are new details regarding philip chism and his murder trial set to begin. according to court documents, chism turned on his math teacher colleen ritzer when he claims
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chism told officers after she insulted me i became the teacher. jury selection in the trial starts wednesday. chism was 14 when charged with ritzer's death. he killed her in the bathroom at the school and left her body in the woods. his lawyers are expected to use a mental health defense. a fire breaking out at an banded home in upton and officials suspect arson. investigators are working to figure out what sparked the fire. the flames tore through the empty home yesterday morning stretching from the basement through the roof engulfing the building. dozens of firefighters from several towns had to battle the fire but couldn't save the former multiple family home. fire officials are familiar with the home after several instances of vandalism and trespassing. >> colleges in philadelphia on alert after a violent threat made on social media following oregon. authorities say it did not
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did mention something would happen today at 2:00 this afternoon. officials do not think students are in danger but they want them to take added precautions. a community college in oregon where a gunman shot and killed nine people last week will reopened to but classes don't resume until next week. during a church service sunday a pastor whose daughter survived the shooting revealed the shooter gave an envelope to a student in the class then told him to give it to police. inside the envelope, a flash drive that reportedly contained his manifesto. he then told the student to go to the back of the classroom, sit down and face everyone so he would watch as his classmates were killed. former congressman patrick kennedy is defending himself after receiving backlash from family members over his new book about substance abuse. patrick talked about his challenges in a book called a chon struggle. he wrote about his father, ted kennedy, battling alcoholism.
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he talked about it on "60 minutes." some members of the kennedy family voiced displeasure will the book saying it paints an unfair portrayal of the family. >> the cubs in the playoffs and a recovers at the university of illinois getting a lot of praise from cubs fans a student asked if he would reschedule thursday's midterm because he has tickets to the national league wild card game and the pours said yes. here's what he said. the universe gives cubs fans only so many postseason games. they must be savored. i'm guessing that is philosophy professor. he haven't been in the playoffs since 2008. >> maybe steve barton is the professor. clouds and sun, temperatures in the low 60s. sunny skies tomorrow. near 70. go cubs. >> jadiann: the "today" show straight ahead. thanks for joining us, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp.
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