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dog. >> cista: new video showing a connecticut team's escape from a woman police say was trying to abduct her. good morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: happy it's thursday. i'm christa delcamp. by the way, thank you so much for the -- about banana bread? >> yeah. >> christa: this looks amazing, by the way, jadiann is baking for the crew. >> christa: did you get it. >> jeremy: i did not. >> jadiann: i didn't bring -- >> christa: it's a big piece. >> >> jadiann: your piece is right here. >> jeremy: i have my weather clicker. i'll change the rain on you just like that. compared to yesterday, the numbers are a couple degrees milder than yesterday. boston 55, norwood 41, norwood's mild, just not as cold. jackets and sweaters a good idea with mostly sunny skies. and a little bit cooler through
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yesterday but it's a pleasant day. low 60s. 7:00 this evening, cooling off. mid 50s. >> jadiann: let's gets over to rich kirkland and talk about the "fast track traffic." >> rich: good morning. we're live on route 93 so i can talk about a crash on 93 but it's northbound, involving a truck northbound by route 110. as you can see by the live road there, it's a pretty good ride on route 93, there's your southeast expressway. a good one. light traffic end to end and no delays on the turnpike just the way you expect it at this time of day. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: right now crews are putting out hotspots following a massive fire at a wood repurposing business in oxford. >> christa: investigators are started this. nicole oliverio is in oxford and at one point they said air quality was a concern here. >> reporter: right. because this used to be a chemical plant.
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there are no air quality concerns, though you can still smell the burning smell in the air and you can see crews are still on the scene making sure all those hotspots are out. huge flames and thick black smoke suffocate this oxford business. firefighters kept a steady stream of water on the flames. >> when i got out of work i saw flames and smoke. then all the fire trucks. it was three explosions. i don't know if there was propane or what was inside. >> what did is sound like? >> three big bangs. >> getting the fire under control was a challenge. the busy repurposes lumber but years ago it was a chemical plant which caused concern. >> we brought in air monitoring because of the previous occupant and not knowing what was in the building. >> there were several employees
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>> since there was a large volume of fire, it's important to seek the public's assistance. it doesn't mean it was intentionally set but any information the public can bring forward to us is always an assistance to our investigation. >> reporter: this morning the cause of the fire remains under investigation. we're live in oxford, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: a scary scene in bridgeport, connecticut, when a 17-year-old girl is forced to jump from a moving car to escape an alleged kipper. video shows this gray car driving and all of a sudden the teen oppose the door and rolls out. amazing will he she seems okay. she stands up. investigators say the driver, a woman in her 40s, lured the teenager into her vehicle while the girl was walking to school monday morning. driver. >> jadiann: happening now, a man
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on a violent attack in a west roxbury store. nick emmons joins us live a total of three people were stabbed? >> reporter: that's right. this all happened just before 9:30 last night at this market here on grove street. i can show you police tape is still up after this violent attack. the owner, a man who says he's the owner just left the store, cleaning up after what happened, he says he's okay, out of the hospital but called it an unfortunate incident. it happened around 9:30 last night. when police arrived they found the store owner, a suspect and possibly store employee with stab wounds. the suspect came into the store about 30 minutes before the 911 call with a dog. the store owner told him no dogs were allowed in the store and toad leave. the suspect left but 30 minutes later came back into the store, showed a knife and confronted the owner. the owner defended himself and there was a struggle.
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another employee, possibly a customer got involved. how they were stabbed is under clear but there was an altercation. officers arrived and the store owner told them he believed was being robbed, that the suspect came in and told him to hand it over. at this point the suspect is in custody. all three men were taken to the hospital with serious injuries but they were released and at this point that suspect faces numerous charges. live in west roxbury, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. happening now, police in cambridge and harvard are investigating a violent fight near the university's law school. two people were involved last night. police told students to shelter in place as they searched for a suspect. they arrested one man. is second man believed to be the victim took off from the scene. police are trying to figure out if he was stabbed but they did not find a knife. dedham police are looking into offensive graffiti around town. they found six spots vandalized wednesday morning.
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five swat cass were painted and comments in several other neighborhoods. another swastika at the commuter rail station. police say they have found the body of the man chester new hampshire man missing nearly three weeks. officers say 36-year-old stephen andretti was found yesterday at a motel. investigators believe he shot himself. police are searching for his roommate, 57-year-old sue hutchinson. >> christa: we have new details in a sunken cargo ship. the coast guard officially calling off its search leaving family and friends of a local mass maritime graduate in mourning. loved ones holding a vigil for jeffrey mathias, who was onboard el faro when it sank during hurricane joaquin. family members say the father of three was soon planning to retire at that mariner as well. >> jadiann: new this morning,
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server was reportedly the target of hackers from around the world. "the associated press" reports there were attempted cyberattacks from chyna, germany and south korea after she left office. most were blocked. it's not clear if they were serious threats or a common virus. hillary clinton don't agree with president obama on the transpacific partnership. the 12 country trade deal is a major part of the obama administration foreign policy. it covers 40% of the global economy. initially the former secretary of state supported the agreement but she's changed her mind. >> i am not in favor of what i have learned about it. i don't believe it's going to meet the high bar i have set. >> jadiann: president obama says the trade deal would improve worker conditions, help the environment and the economy around the region. later today house republicans will vote for their nominee for speaker of the house.
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majority leader kevin maccarter is in the lead. he faces two opponents, jason shah vets and daniel webster. john boehner announced his resignation. he'll leave congress at the end of the month. >> christa: new video of a hospital in afghanistan following a deadly attack. doctors without borders releasing this video you see. it shows the aftermath of the saturday. you can see the building is very badly damaged there. the group has called for an independent fact finding mission after the u.s. admitted to mistakenly bombing the hospital and 22 people were killed. also, president obama sending out a personal apology to the president of doctors without borders in light of that attack. the president called the president of the medical relief group in charge of running the hospital. doctors without borders believes the air strike may have been the
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>> if we let this go as if it was a nonevent, we basically give a blank check to any countries who are at war and conflict. >> the facts and circumstance of this attack -- >> christa: president obama promises the investigation will provide transparency and he'll implement changes he finds necessary. a u.s. warplane changes its route over syria to avoid a conflict with russia. at least one plane had to prevent coming too close to russian warplanes. u.s. aircraft will continue to fly over syria but they admit air operations have had had to be adjusted since russian pilots started flying. >> the patriots set to take on the cowboys. tom brady not interested in discussing comments made by greg hardy who says he hopes brady's wife comes to the game. hardy will debut for the cowboys.
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his arrest on domestic violence charges. when asked tuesday for his thoughts about facingy brady he, he said, quote: while speaking to reporters yesterday, brady was not interested in responding to hardy's words? >> did that tick you off? >> i'm just getting ready to play, man. i got to focus on my job. he's a great player. we got to -- it takes a lot of different things to handle a guy like that. i don't care about his personal feelings. >> jadiann: after answering seven questions wednesday, brady ended the press conference by saying he simply has to get to work. >> christa: good response. keep it professional. >> jadiann: don't instigate. good job. >> christa: we have lots of news to get to. the charges a massachusetts man is facing for allegedly sending bomb threats to schools in several states. >> jadiann: plus, there will be
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no game under the friday night lights in won trop. several students at the high school are under investigation. what administrators says happened in a locker room. >> christa: a halftime show in milford, third graders decided to dance instead of playing. >> jeremy: we have mostly clear skies. a nice fall day, mostly sunny skies. a little bit cooler this afternoon compared to yesterday afternoon.
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>> jadiann: good morning, i love what j.r. is saying about the weather. it's a fine fall day. >> christa: yeah, you know what? we like elite -- i will. >> fabulous friday. great fall day. the numbers won't be at warm as yesterday afternoon.
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the glass is half full. low 60s this afternoon with sunshine. a few showers tomorrow afternoon with a cool front. and the weekend is looking fantastic. right now 40s and 50s. boston at 55, plymouth 52, nord 40. a couple chilly pockets of air metrowest early this morning and through the day we'll have mostly sunny skies thanks to high pressure with us. the area of high pressure dipped out of canada last evening so the this afternoon not as warm at yesterday but seasonal. between 59 and 64. there will be a northeasterly breeze off the water so metro boston plan on your number 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. the city 60 brockton 64. metrowest middle 60s. pollen in the moderate category,-month-old -- mold
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tomorrow, mostly cloudy skies and a few showers. despite the raindrops it's warm. near 70. here's why we have a risk of showers. a weather system zips through northern new england tomorrow. the tail end will pivot through southern new england during the afternoon hours. at noon tomorrow i still don't think we have rain in the city but showers in western new england. they'll work across southern new england late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. most towns a third of an inch of rain or less. for the holiday weekend, saturday, high pressure comes back into new england and stays a while. mostly sunny skies. cool saturday. low 60s. rapid changes. that usually happens at this time of year. sunday morning, 30s. by the afternoon near 70. monday looking good, mostly sunny skies with temperatures on monday in the upper 60s to the low 70s. the cape and the islands this weekend, a mix of clouds and sunshine. the lakes region as well as western new england, the
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fall foliage coming on strong. it's peaking in the northeast kingdom as well as northern maine. even southern new england there are bursts of moderate color. even back into metrowest in apple country. you know what? head west toward 117 and route 20, along the pike into southern new new hampshire. you'll find decent color. going for a hike? this weekend in the 70s. >> jadiann: thanks, j.r. a local pee wee football team with all the right moves going viral. in the middle of the game the team started to dance. >> christa: they wouldn't help but whip an nae nae. >> jadiann: every time. >> christa: nancy chen, i don't think you'll do the stangy leg. >> i tried it. it doesn't work out. this is adorable. more than 2.5 million people have seen this on line. the game looked like a block party when the little players
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instead of pass, tackle or kick, the mighty mites broke into a whip and nae nae. >> the whip and nae nae was on so i didn't know they snap the ball. >> watching them dance and still play. it was like -- just the one, number 57, who was jumping from side to side and both of them on each end, it was really cool. >> they were playing under the lights during the high school halftime. >> they were a lot of people watching. >> all of a sudden the song came on and they couldn't help it. >> i love dancing, i dance in my room all the time. >> for parents, it showed that cute moment are what kids and sports are all about. >> the kids were doing exactly what they should be doing,
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nine-year-old boys and one girl, it's so fun. girl. according to the milford patch after two minutes, the music was stopped so the team could get back to focusing on football. in the newsroom, nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: forget the football, we've got a dance troop here. >> jadiann: yeah, right? maybe they have another good hobby to pick up. >> christa: up next at 5:19. they might still be celebrating in chicago. the cubs winning their first postseason game since 2003. >> jadiann: the clock is ticking for your fantasy football team. fantasy fixer coming up. >> christa: now that school is back in session, if you know a student or group of students who deserve to be recognized, you can nominate them on line at whdh.com. take a look at these bbq trophies:
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>> jeremy: good morning, traveling across the nation, no major storms. a couple of isolated showers in the up of michigan. this will be our weather system that comes into new england tomorrow afternoon but flying out of logan, no issues weather wise. a few showers likely tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening, otherwise three of the next four days looking dry, including today with mostly sunny skies. a few clouds. temps between 59 and 64. >> jadiann: welcome back to fantasy fixer, we're excited. the pats back on the field on sunday against the cowboys. let's talk about who you're rooting four. >> i like the patriots running backs. a good matchup against the dallas defense. the saints and falcons putting up big numbers. spiller with the game-winner sunday night. more of the same for the
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dion lewis a breakout start. either pate running back, start 'em. >> the cowboys are hurting. no tony romo, no dez bryant, capable of an upset? >> they need help from the defense. i don't see it happening. no sean lee either. they're getting greg hardy but he hasn't played in four games. the patriots offense a bad matchup for anybody. >> jadiann: peyton manning, he's not playing like we're used to. broncos are 4-0. who is going to help him out? >> manning looking old but he has a good tight end. the radars a mess against them. they've given up a touchdown each game to a tight end. owen daniels, start him. >> christa: the chicago cubs moving on to the national league division series, beating the
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pirates in pittsburgh to win the wild card. jake arietta struck out 11, chicago won 4-1 and now they take on the rival cardinals. cub. it was the first since 2003. even though the game was in pittsburgh, fans in chicago poured into the streets in wrigley to celebrate the win. the cubs haven't won the world series in a very long time. 1908. the nhl season is underway. the bruins set to drop the puck tonight. >> they face the jets at 7:00. we don't know if zdeno chara will play. the captain has been practicing with his team this week. he suffered an per body injury last month. >> christa: next, hear how the chief executive of draftkings is
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defending his company after accusations of insider trading. >> reporter: another high school football team in trouble. this time in winthrop. we'll tell you what a player is accused of doing. >> jadiann: waking up in his own bed after 13 months in the hospital.
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accomplished. fulfilled. won. leadership isn't given. it's taken. >> jadiann: school scandal. winthrop high school football player is suspended, others under investigation. what they're accused of doing in the locker room. >> christa: and on the defense, the chief executive of draftkings is responding to accusations of insider trading. >> jadiann: a weston boy waking up at home after spending more than a year in the hospital. >> christa: good morning to you once again, everybody. 5:30. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson.
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tweets a moment ago and noticed that someone tweeted him a picture of venus before the sun came up. it's dark out and you can see the planet. >> jeremy: beautiful sky, looking east. below that. a beautiful week for checking out the stars and plants across the skies. that's still up there. 40s and 50s. boston 55. norwood 40 degrees. nashua 49. the air is dry. both commutes are dry. mostly sunny skies. a few clouds through the day. and it's a pleasant afternoon. i could have come at you and said it won't be as warm as yesterday but that's donny downer. this is thursday, it's pleasant, it's fall. temps this afternoon low 60s. >> christa: time check now. it's 5:30 and here's "fast track traffic" with rich kirkland. >> rich: hi, christa. we're watching a crash on 93, it's in methuen on 93 but northbound by route 10 but
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side as the looky lookie loos took a look. everything else in fine shape. downtown lighter than normal. there's 93 coming into the city well. no delays on the t right now. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thanks rich. officials are trying to determine what caused a fire at a business in oxford. several crews were around the area were called in to help extinguish the flames on wednesday. the building previously served as a chemical plant but now repurposing lumber. there's no air quality concern. three men are expected be to survive after stabbed in a robbery. the suspect attacked a store owner and another worker with a knife. that led to a struggle. the store owner tells 7news he'll reopen this morning at 8:00. >> christa: administrators say a player on the winthrop high school football team videotaped
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a teammate naked in the boy's locker room. several players are being investigated and parents are speaking out. victoria warren is live outside the school. >> reporter: good morning. the superintendent says this is another example of a student taking out a cell phone and doing something that they shouldn't have but he says in in stance this wasn't just a poor decision, this is something that could be a crime. an anonymous tip to a school bullying line, one winthrop high school football player accused of recording another football player without clothes on when the student was changing. >> when you send something out you're responsible for your actions. >> the punishment was quick. within a day, the senior football player was suspended and the police launched a criminal investigation. >> we asked more than one student involved at this point. we're looking at more than ten.
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all football activities are cancelled. the game forfeited. >> sad to see sports will be taken away. >> you have to keep an eye on your kids. >> whether or not police decide criminal charges are appropriate, the superintendent says he's disappointed calling this a black eye on their program. >> weapon these incidents occur, yes, it's poor choices that are made but these are also lessons learned and we need to make sure in today's world we learn these lessons. >> the superintendent says they immediately notified the parents of any student involved in the investigation. as for whether or not there are going to be criminal charges, that's something that winthrop police are working out. live this morning in winthrop, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. this morning a man from stoughton accused of making bomb threats against schools in four different states is in federal custody. the fbi says 24-year-old anthony rae threatened schools in massachusetts, rhode island, illinois and north carolina.
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police arrested rae in june after they say he sent threats to schools in norwood. forgets say he sent another threat last month while under house arrest. >> christa: and happening today, jury selection continues in the trial of the danvers high school student accused of killing his math teacher. wednesday the judge excused 56 perspective jurors because of personal issues or they knew someone on the witness list. the remaining 59 will return this morning. philip chism was 14 when prosecutors say he killed 24-year-old colleen ritzer two years ago. whitey bulger's long-time girlfriend will be back in court later this morning. catherine greig is set to be arraigned october 19th in a charge of criminal contempt. the 64-year-old refused to testify to a grand jury that's looking into whether other people may have helped bulger during his time on the run. greig is serving an eight year sentence after pleading guilty
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to several charges. >> jadiann: the chief check active of boston based draftkings is defending his company at maura healey is taking a closer look at draftkings and rival fantasy sportscal fandual. draftkings is, quote, a ethical company. the attorney general wants both to meet to discuss their practices. an employee at draftkings may have used inside information to win hundreds of thousands of dollars while playing on fandual. >> this week's revelations about potential insider trading are concerning but from particularly to a consumer level. field. >> draftkings and fandual are banning employees from participating. >> christa: a remarkable recovery for this little boy. >> jadiann: 3-year-old christian
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he has been recovering there for more than a year from a virus that led to severe swelling in his spinal cord. he was on a ventilator 24 hours a day and could barely speak but now he's standing and talking and looking forward to leaving the hospital. >> what's the first thing you're going to do when you get home? >> play with my toy fire truck. >> christian's parents say they're especially happy christian will be home in time for the holidays. what a long wait. >> christa: great to see him walking too. i think they said they were expecting he would just be there for a matter of weeks. >> jadiann: kids show us how to be strong so many times and resilient. >> christa: learn from them. just ahead, it's 5:36. with a sign from above, a south carolina grandmother says she clung to something for hours and it kept her alive when she was
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trapped in raging floodwaters. >> jadiann: the punishments handed down to new york city police officers to mainly tackled and arrested james blake. >> a little girl interrupts a military homecoming when she shots her father. >> jeremy: those never get old. we have a cool day, mostly sunny skies. crisp, middle and upper 40s but this afternoon, low 60s.
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>> jeremy: good morning, through the day today, mostly sunny skies. this way over here is our next weather system. it's a weak weather system that zips through new england tomorrow afternoon with a few showers but not today. topsfield fair, lots of sunshine. get yourself fried dough. temps near 60. scattered showers, far from a washout. temps tomorrow near 70. >> christa: fried dough sounds good now. a look at what's trending, canal craig is so over it. the actor had strong words towards it is james bond franchise saying he would
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than do another 007 film. there's been speculation about who the next james bond is. he said he doesn't care as long as he makes it better. you can see spector in theaters coming up november 5. he wants to shake it up. >> jadiann: a little girl can't wait to give her dad a hug during an army homecoming ceremony. she breaks away from the crowd, rushing over to give him a big hug then runs back over to mom. look at that. so he says he had to break formation to bend down and give her a hug and who can blame him. >> christa: that's okay. she gets the fashionista award. i do like it. >> jadiann: right? i love those stories. >> christa: you need a moment, don't you?
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>> christa: 5:45. it's thursday, we start with "know and go." >> jadiann: let's get over to j.r. and start with the temperatures. >> jeremy: good morning, right now 40s and 50s. boston 55. bedford 48. norwood, check this out. a meteorological photobomb on this map. 38 in norwood. what is going on? that's always a cool spot, especially this time of year at the neponset river valley. the cool air drains low near the rivers and streams where the weather sensor is situated. a couple of cool pockets of air but a great fall day. blue h is our friend. high pressure. that will be with us the entire day. not as warm as yesterday but seasonal. upper 50s to around 60. atat the coast. brockton 64. cape ann, middle and upper 50s
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pollen count moderate. mold spores in the low category. tonight, increasing clouds, mild, lows in the 50s. norwood, you'll find your way to 47 or 48. for tomorrow, a lot of clouds and a few showers tomorrow afternoon with a cool front. it will not be a repeat of last wednesday where we had four inches of rain from a cool front. no, this is more typical where you have a third of an inch of rain. some of you, one or two showers. others have four or five. but the point here, it's a fast-moving weak weather system and it's gone just in time for the holiday weekend. columbus holiday weekend looking great. lots of sunshine, a warming trend. near 70 on sunday. monday, columbus day, into the low 70s. mountains and lakes region this weekend, the color is coming on something fierce with cool mornings we've had. peaking in the northeast kingdom of vermont. the ridge tops and mount washington river valley and southern and -- vermont as well as northern berkshire county.
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my stomping ground. great color. even into metrowest, the sugar maples doing their thing. the oaks are late but color in southern new england, as well as apple picking. mostly sunny skies. 60s and 70s this weekend. >> jadiann: it's time for "fast track traffic." here's rich kirkland. >> rich: it looks pretty good except on 93. we're live in medford but the backup is in methuen. we had a truck crash northbound on 93 by 110. it's gone but the backup is there on the southbound side coming down after the state line down to 495. the other roadways are good. downtown filling in. a live look at traffic on the turnpike coming out of thalston, brighton tolls. the expressway is moving. that's a good sign. the t says we're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: happening right now, crews putting out hotspots this morning after a fire in oxford that was fueled by old lumber and it was waiting to be recycled. >> jadiann: investigators are
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turning their attention to what sparked that fire. nicole oliverio is in oxford for us. there are concerns because the business that used to be in the building. >> reporter: well, it used to be a chemical plant so there were some air quality concerns. not anymore. you can still sort of smell that burning smell from the fire but if i step out of way, the fire crew remains on the scene as they try to get out remaining hotspots. the fire breaking out early in the evening. there was massive flames and thick black smoke that suffocated this old building in oxford. it was -- this building actually used to repurpose lumber but years ago it was a chemical plant so that caused air quality concerns about what was burning, so firefighters brought in an air monitoring just because they didn't know what else could be in the building. rescue crews tell us there were several employees inside when the fire started. everyone managed to get out
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caused this fire and that real remains under investigation. nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: hopping, amtrak's vermonter train will be back in service after it derailed. the northbound line will operate normally, the southbound line will have modified service. rocks on the tracks caused the train to go off the rails sending two cars into a ravine, injuring seven people. change is coming if you take the commuter rail from worcester. the mbta is launching a daily nonstop train between union station in worcester and back bay in boston. the nonstop service will lead worcester at 75:00 in the morning -- 7:55 and arrive in boston in less than an hour. a new express train should cut commutes in half. nonstop service begins next may. >> police in new york say the officer who arrested tennis player james blake used
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excessive force. he tackled blake after mistaking him for a suspect. the charge could lead to suspension or dismissal from the force. the nypd will hold a internal trial to decide his future. blake sent out a statement saying, quote: >> christa: new details on the college massacre in oregon. the gunman was reportedly discharged from the army after trying to commit suicide. a law enforcement official telling it is "wall street journal" christopher harper mercer left basic training in south carolina after a month in 2008. the discharge was not dishonorable so it did not prevent him from legally buying weapons. police say harper mercer killed
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himself after the shooting rampage. the next edition of "people magazine" will come with a call for action against gun violence. the magazine will list contact information for all 535 members of congress and urge readers to call or write them to pass gun control legislation. >> michael horn, c.e.o. of volkswagenen group of america will be a witness along with two officials from the environment ago protection agency. volkswagon is accused of rigging computer systems to make the cars seem more environmentally friendly. >> rupert murdoch sparks couldn't serious suggesting president obama is not a real black president. he says ben and candy carson, terrific. withwhat about a real black president who can address the racial divide. he recommended a new york magazine article asking whether
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the president has done enough for the african-american community. wild weather in south carolina where flooding fears it be continue. >> christa: crews are keeping a close a eye on 60 dams. many have failed. the governor says people should not let their guard down. >> we've made it this far. we just need to be careful, just for another 24 hours to make sure everything's okay. like i said, when we flew over it, i see it coming and you just see the water rising. it's moving in that direction and so we just want everybody to be prepared that there is another wave of water coming. >> christa: at least 17 people in the carolinas have died in this storm. two others are still missing this morning. meantime a grandmother in south carolina claims she received a sign from the heavens during the floods.
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she says it kept her alive. her car started taking on water as she was driving to church. she called her grandson who was able to reach her but they both became stranded. that's when she says a miracle happened. >> we're in my car, stopped. it was right beside a huge red cross. and i was literally -- after i got out of the car -- holding on to the cross. >> christa: rescue crews were able to reach the pair. eventually the woman suffered from a broken ankle and her grandson was not injured. >> jadiann: new this morning, big weddings often lead to big bills but more couples are tying the knot for less. nearly 40% of companies last year spent $10,000 or less. that's according to the wedding report a company that tracks trends. still, the report found the average amount spent was more
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than $26,000. cigarette sales are on the rise in the united states. that's according to the alcohol and tobacco tax and trade bureau. if the trend holds it would mark the first increase since 2006. some say it it's due to lower gas prices. consumers have nor disposable income and gas station convenience stores are popular places to guy cigarettes. >> christa: embracing post baby bodies. this movement called mid drift. she says the goal is to empower women and change society's expectations of how a mother's body should look. the couple will film a documentary to spread their message and invite others to share your experience. if you're feeling grumpy, a few tips for you this morning. we have are you teens that -- routines that tweak how you feel.
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first, get up early. it sounds backwards but -- we should be the happiest people on earth. a study of more than 800 adults, people who got up earlier reported feeling more cheerful and active. if you have a jampacked week coming up, log in more sleep the week before. also a mid afternoon power nap of no more than an hour. i recommend 15 minutes. also, heading to bed earlier can help you run a faster 5k and feel more energized. that. he's the runner among us. >> jadiann: he does run. >> christa: what do you think of the tips? >> jadiann: i've always said i can catch up on sleep or put it in the bank and that proves that there's some truth to that. i thought i was crazy. >> christa: the weekends, that's what they're for. >> jeremy: who is writing these tips? 28-year-olds? >> christa: someone who doesn't have a family. >> jeremy: exactly. but the waking up early, i've
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got that nailed. 2:45 every morning. boston 55. norwood at 37 now. beverly 46. some cool pockets of air and a lot of sunshine. the other thing, too, when we have gorgeous weather, it's tough to shut it down at 7:30 at night. great day today. low 60s. >> christa: you sleep in we love, love, chocolaty, creamy, with a little something extra. mmm deliciousness. cookies or almonds. yumminess. hershey' s is mine, yours,
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a violent attack inside this west roxbury market. why it may be linked to an argument over a customer's dog. >> christa: air quality concerns
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amid an explosive fire in oxford. >> jadiann: a new england teen jumps from a moving car to escape a kidnapping. >> the dogs are rather nasty. >> a local city council candidate receives death threats after charged with killing a dog. >> i don't care about his personal feelings. >> tom brady's reaction to a cowboy player's remarks about his wife. >> christa: the gridiron becomes a dance floor. local kids just can't resist the music. good morning, so excited we've made it to thursday. it's 56 in the morning. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson here with us this morning. this will be a good time to make weekend plans. j.r. is saying -- i think the fall color is arriving late but still good color to see. >> jeremy: absolutely. we had a warm august and early september so that hit pause on the foliage advance. so the colors are coming on but
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a little bit later than typical. but with that said, if you have plans to go up north into new hampshire or through the worcester hills and out into the berkshires, you're going to see a lot of color. it's not like it's august green. but the numbers -- the colors are behind schedule. 30s, 40s and 50s. it's cool but not as crisp and cold as earlier this week. a pleasant day. mostly sunny skies. 2:00 this afternoon, low 60s. 7:00 this evening, middle 50s. we're tracking some showers. i'll let you know when they'll pester you. it won't be today. your holiday weekend forecast in 15 minutes. >> christa: how about fast "fast track traffic" fast. we're looking live at route 1. saugus is fine but we may have a crash near the lynnfield tunnel. i'm not sure what's going on. we'll keep an on eye route 1.
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the way. the expressway no longer bumper-to-bumper, end-to-end. it's moving better than expected. the t says we're okay. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a store owner and employer injured during a violent armed robbery. this is in west roxbury. three people under up with stab wounds. >> christa: let's head out to nick emmons on the scene. nick, we're hearing this started with an argument over a dog? >> reporter: yeah. that's right. this all happened around 9:30 last night. you can see it here on grove street in west roxbury. a man walked in with his dog. the owner told the man he couldn't bring the dog in and to leave. the customer left but 30 minutes he came back and got in an altercation with the owner of this grocery store. at that point during the altercation, a knife came out and a person inside the store, that third person, got involved
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all three people, all three men, suffered stab wounds at this time, so the owner apparently thought he was being robbed because he told police that when the man came in, he said to hand it over. he thought he was being robbed. again, all three men suffered wounds. i spoke with the owner this morning who was in the store cleaning up. he came out and he didn't want to talk on camera but he said he's doing okay. everyone is doing okay from inside the store and he said it was an unfortunate incident. he'll reopen the store at 8:00 this morning. as for the suspect, he's facing numerous charges at this time. live in west roxbury, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: happening right now, crews on the scene of an explosive fire down in oxford. they're dousing hotspots at a mill that went up in flames last night. while they were battling those flames, firefighters had been concerned about the air quality.
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say the air is safe. nicole oliverio is live on the scene with more for us. >> reporter: there's still a burning smell lingering from last night's fire but the good news is there are no more concerns with air quality. if i step out of way, there are concerns about hotspots. you can see firefighters remain on the scene with their hoses. >> huge flames and thick black smoke suffocate this oxford business. firefighters kept a steady stream of water on the flames. >> when i got out of work i saw flames and smoke. you know, then all the fire trucks. >> there was three explosions. >> getting the fire under control was a challenge. the business repurposes lumber but years ago it was a chemical plant which caused concerns about what was burning. >> we brought in air monitoring because of the previous occupant and not knowing what else could be in the building.
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employees were inside when the fire started. >> since there was a large volume of fire it's important to seek the public's assistance. it doesn't mean this was an intentionally set fire. >> reporter: the cause of the fire remains under investigation. we're live in oxford, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thanks, new this morning, stunning video of a teenager jumping from a moving car to escape an alleged abductor. video shows a gray car driving on the road when a 17-year-old girl opens the door and rolls on to the pavement. she stands up and is able to walk away. then investigators say the driver of that car, a woman in her 40s, lured the teen into her car while the girl was walk to go school. police are looking for the other driver. >> christa: police in cambridge and harvard are investigating a violent fight near the university law school.
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police telling students to shelter in place as they search for a suspect. they did arrest one man. a second man believed to be the victim took off from the scene. dedham police are looking into offensive graffiti. they found six spots vandalized wednesday morning. five swastikas were spray-painted and comments written in other neighborhoods. another at the commuter rail station. police do not believe a specific person for family was targeted. >> jadiann: also this morning. >> certainly didn't go there for harm to come to animals. >> jadiann: a city council candidate from new hampshire giving his side of the story after he's charged with animal abuse after he killed a small dog. nancy chen is here with more. >> reporter: police say this man saw the dog going to the bathroom in his yard and kicked it so hard the dog died. now the man is speaking out, telling his version of what happened. >> so he was like maybe. >> a family heart broken over the death of their dog at the
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hands of a man running for political office. >> it's just -- it hurts, you know, somebody kills your dog like that for no reason. he knew it was my dog. >> billy laplante let his dogs out on saturday, including his precious teddy, the dog wandered over to the neighbors yard and went to the bathroom which, according to billy, didn't make the owner of the home happy. that's when things got out of control. >> the neighbor came over and told me he just kicked the dog like a football and i think it's dead. >> police charged toby tousley, who is running for city council, with animal cruelty. 7news talked to him outside the police station. >> i was peacefully working on the property which is his dog got out and there's more than one dog. the dogs are rather nasty and intimidating. >> did you kill the dog? >> you know, i can't comment now. >> police charged you with animal cruelty and the homeowner death.
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i've been getting death threats from people as far as new mexico. >> teddy's family wants justice. >> i want something to happen to him. i don't think it should be a misdemeanor. >> tousley is due in court on those charges in december. at the news desk, nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: the new england patriots set to take on the cowboys sunday. tom brady not the really interested in talking about comments made by cowboys lineman greg hardy about brady's wife. gisele bundchen. hardy is set to play his first game of the season this weekend. he just served a suspension following his arrest on domestic violence charges last year. when asked about his thoughts about facing brady he says: while speaking to reporters yesterday, brady wasn't interested in responding to those words.
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>> no, i'm just getting ready to play. i got to focus on my job. he's a great player. we got to -- it takes a lot of different things to handle guy like that. i don't care about his personal feelings. >> after answering about seven questions wednesday, brady abruptly ended his news conference by saying he simply had to get back to work. >> jadiann: the coast guard calling off a search for a sunking cargo ship leaving family and fronds -- friends in morning. jeffrey mathias was onboard el faro when it sank. family members say the father of three was planning to retire as a mariner. president obama send a personal apology for saturday's bombing of a afghan hospital. the attack was ruled a mistake by the u.s. 22 people were killed, including children. white house officials say the president did speak with the president of doctors without borders, the group running the hospital. they want answers.
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>> if we let this go as if it was a nonevent, we basically are giving a blank check to any countries who are at war and conflict. >> the facts and circumstance of this attack must be investigated independently and impartially particularly given the inconsistency of accounts of what happened. >> president obama promises the investigation will provide transparency and help implement changes. >> hillary clinton's email was the target of hackers from around the world. there were attempted cyberattacks from china, germany and south korea after she left office in 2013. most were apparently blocked. it's not clear if these were serious threats or simply a common virus. >> jadiann: still ahead, football forfeit after a school scandal. the local high school football team under investigation by police due to a locker room video. >> christa: hear from the
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boston 54. norwood 38. bedford 45. so there are a couple of chill pockets of air in southern new england but it's not as cold as it was earlier this week. high pressure is with us yet again. mostly sunny skies. the difference between yesterday and today will be the afternoon temps. temps this afternoon seasonal. yesterday we made the low 70s. today, upper 50s at the coastline and low 60s inland. boston this afternoon around 60 degrees. brockton 64. worcester hills in the 60s. pollen count in the moderate category. mold spores in the low category. tonight, clouds on the increases, 50 to 57. tomorrow, mostly cloudy skies. a couple scattered showers tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. this cool front is not like last week with four inches of rain. there's no tropical moisture so a scattering of showers. most towns tomorrow, a third of
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we kick the front out of here so by the holiday weekend, mostly sunny skies saturday. cool, sunday morning is chilly but by the afternoon, near 70. columbus day, the numbers are the low 70s. mountains and lakes region, saturday will be cool. upper 50s. monday, upper 60s. and your fall foliage, the colors are peeking in the northeast kingdom of vermont. berk mountain. i went to school up there. the range right there, a beautiful shot. the northern new hampshire, coos county and north of there, more color as you work into southern new england compared to last week. the colors are coming on strong for everyone, even in northern new england, peaking is running late but plenty of color if you head north and west. for the weekend, lots of sunshine. warming trend. low 60s saturday. low 70s by monday. >> christa: let's go back to rich kirkland with "fast track traffic." you were saying there was
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trouble north of the city. >> rich: right here we live over the scene. route 1 southbound, lynnfield by the tunnel. a multicar crash in a bad spot. traffic backed up not only at route 1 through the jug handle lights but slowing traffic to a crawl on route 128 in peabody. the expressway is moving. it's not stopping and going. 93, we had trouble earlier. not so much now but it's getting busy. the turnpike is wide open. no delays on the t. actually light delays on the orange line coming in now. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a fitch bergman says being attacked by a shark ended up saving his life. here's how. eugene finney was on vacation in california in july when he was attacked. it left him in the hospital with a gash and a whiplash. so days later he started having chest pains when he got home. he was checked out. doctors found a tumor on his kidney.
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never would have known about the tumor. >> it was a pretty wild ride from kind of one traumatic situation to another. and to finally know i was in the clear and on ther end of this, the shark was a messenger. , you know, from god, from an angel looking out for me. >> he's expected to make a full recovery. >> christa: we're hearing from the local pee wee football players who made national news with their i am promptu dance during a game. let's go to nancy chen with the whip and nae nae. >> this is adorable. more than 2.5 million people have seen this on line. this pee wee football game in milford looked more like a block party when a popular song came on and the urge to party down came over them. instead of pass, tackle or kick, the mighty mites broke into a whip and nae nae.
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nae was still on so i didn't know they snapped the ball. >> the crowd loved it. >> watching them dance and still play, it was like -- then the one, number 57, who was jumping from side to side and both of them on each end. it was really cool. >> the third graders were game halftime. kids. a lot of people were watching. >> the song came over the pa and many of them couldn't help bopping. [ music ] >> i love dancing. it's my favorite. i dance in my room all the time. >> for parents, they say that cute moment says shows what kids and sports are all about. >> the kids were doing exactly what they should be doing, having fun. seven, eight, nine-year-old boys and one girl, it's so fun. >> jadiann: sometimes you just got to move. after two minutes, the music was stopped so the team could get back to focusing on football.
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news today in new england." >> christa: clearly they have been practicing in front of the mirror at home. >> jadiann: i have two nephews about that age and i can totally see them doing that. >> christa: do they like the stanky leg? >> jadiann: oh, yeah. football questions, who to start and who to sit. your fantasy fixer is next. >> christa: tempers flair in a wild card game. punches thrown not at opposing players. >> jadiann: chicago cubs fans world series. >> christa: we're making a class act come back, if you know a student or group of students who can nominate them on line at
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good morning, boston 54. norwood 41. bedford 45. through the day, school bell forecast, kids will have outdoor recess. cooler through the day. jackets and sweaters may stay on all day. even when school lets out this afternoon. near 60 degrees. hey there, welcome to fantasy fixer. the pats on the field sunday against the cowboys. >> you got to like the patriots running backs. a good matchup against the dallas defense. cv spiller with the game-winner sunday night. more of the same for the patriots. dion lewis a breakout star. legarrette blount, you got either pate running back, start them. >> no tony romo or dez bryant, are they capable of an upset? >> they need help from the
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defense and i don't see that happening. no shawn lee. they're getting greg hardy back but he hasn't played in four games. the patriots offense a bad matchup for anybody. peyton manning, got him on my team but he's not playing like we're used to him playing. >> manning looking old but he's got a pretty good tight end. owen daniels. the raiders a mess against tight end. bennett lit them up. they've given up a touchdown each game to a tight end. owen daniels, started him. >> the chicago cubs moving on to the national league division series. the cubs beat the pirates to win the wild card game a fight breaking out during the 7th 7th inning. the two exchanging words, players from both sides ran on to the field. pittsburgh infielder shawn rodriguez was ejected and he takes out the frustration on
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that cooler. chicago won 4-0. the playoff victories pretty rare for the cubs. last night was the first win since 2003. even though the game was in pittsburgh, fans in chicago poured out into the streets to celebrate. the cubs haven't won the world series since 1908. a lot of talk about the movie back to the future and how the cubs win it all in 2015. i have seen a lot of people on twitter talking about that. >> jadiann: hmm. still ahead, good news for certain commuter rail riders. a new plan will cut your commute time in half. >> reporter: . >> a winthrop high school football player suspended, others under investigation. >> christa: a bear that walks upright spotted against in north --
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is theth wonz. >> christa: the operator of draftkings defending his company after claims of insider trading. >> jadiann: controversial comments from media mogul rupert murdock. >> christa: a local boy showing super hero strength after spending more tan a year in the hospital. >> a heartwarming run for a little girl who can't wait to see her dad. good morning to you, everyone, i'm jadiann thompson. 6:30 on the dot. >> christa: are you ready to start thursday morning? heading into a long holiday weekend. and i'm christa delcamp. here's jeremy reiner with a check of what's ahead weather wise. >> jeremy: at this time 40s and 50s. the city 54.
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norwood chilly spot 37. fitchburg 46. hyannis 57. a little bit of wind. beverly five and boston 10 miles an hour. cape and the islands, 10-15 miles an hour. that's a cool front moving away from new england dragging slightly cooler air into the northeast by this afternoon. a pleasant day, a nice fall day. not as warm as yesterday but the numbers, we should reach the middle 60s. coastline, upper 50s to around 60. mid 60s framingham. we're not done with the 70s this fall. they're coming back. >> jadiann: great. how are the roads? we had trouble earlier. >> rich: well, the good news is the crash on route 1 southbound is gone. the backup is substantial, route 1 southbound to the jug handle lights and then some. 128 southbound backed up trying to get past route 1. 93 is tough. it's very slow between 495 and almost spot pond. it's going to fill in rapidly as you see in the live shot.
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the turnpike is okay. expressway, it's about a 25 minute ride. no delays to worry about on the t right now. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. and your time is 5:31. getting a check of the top stories. officials trying to figure out what caused a fire at a business in oxford. several crews from the area were called in to help out with this. at one time we understand the building served as a chemical plant. now it's used to store lumber. no one was hurt. investigators say there are no concerns about air quality this morning. also today, boston police are investigating after three people were stabbed in a market in west roxbury. officials were called after a report of an armed robbery. they say the store owner and clerk got into a fight and both were stabbed along with a good samaritan who tried to help. police say the suspect had been thrown out of the store earlier in the night after he brought in his dog. >> jadiann: a football forfeit following a school scandal in winthrop. 11 high school football players are under investigation by
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police because of an incident in the locker room. nicole oliverio is live in winthrop with how the players are accused of going out of bounds. >> reporter: the superintendent says this is another example of students taking out their phones, doing something that they shouldn't have done but in this case it's no joke. it could actually be a crime. an anonymous tip to a school buggying line -- bullying line, a football player accused of recording another football without clothes on while the student was the changing in the locker room. >> when you send something out you're responsible. >> the punishment was quick to come. within a day of learning of the video the senior football player was suspended and police launched a criminal investigation. >> we have more than one student involved at this time. we're looking at more than ten. >> the entire team is paying the price. all football activities are cancelled.
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forfeited. >> it's sad to see sports will be taken away due to this. >> you have to keep an eye on the kids. criminal charges are appropriate, the superintendent is disappointed call thissing -- calling this a black eye on the program. >> it's poor choices made but also lessons learned. we need to make sure in today's world we learn these lessons. >> reporter: the superintendent says they immediately notified the parents of any player that is involved in this investigation. as for whether or not there will be criminal charges, that's up to winthrop police and they continue their investigation. live this morning in winthrop, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: this morning a man from stoughton accused of making bomb threats against schools in four states is in federal custody. 24-year-old anthony rae threatened schools in massachusetts, rhode island, illinois and north carolina. police first arrested rae in june after they say he sent
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threats to schools in norwood. investigators also say he sent another threat last month while under house arrest. >> christa: good news if you use the worcester commuter rail. one daily nonstop rain will run between worcester and boston coming up in may getting passengers from union station to the back bay in less than an hour. several express trains starting in november. draftkings are defending that's why as maura healey is taking a closer look. ethical company. the attorney general wants to meet with both companies to talk about their practices. an employee at draftkings reportedly used inside information to win hundreds of thousands of dollars while playing on rival site fandual. >> a remarkable recovery from a boy in weston. christian caruso is recovering from severe swelling and lesions
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on his spinal cord which doctors virus. when he got to the hospital he couldn't eat or talk but he's up and moving around. christian's family and doctors all wore super hero outfits to show their support for christian who is ready to be home. >> so what's the first thing you're going to do when you get home? >> i'm going to play with my toy fire truck. >> christian's parents say they're especially happy christian will be home in time for the holidays. >> christa: the progress he's made over the past year when you consider where he was and that he's walking now. 6:36. we have more on this controversial sweet from media mogul rupert murdoch. >> a premiere protest, movie stars dodge demonstrators at a red carpet event. >> christa: the new jersey bear. do you remember this story? it walks on its hind legs? some people are raising money for this bear.
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a go fund me page raised $1,300 for it. >> you thought it was a fake. >> jadiann: right. >> christa: i know. this video is getting a lot of likes and a few tears. a little girl just cannot wait to see her dad. she gives him a big hurrying during be a army homecoming ceremony in colorado. she gives dad a hug, heads back to mom. dad was deployed nine months. >> jadiann: i like how she runs over all arms. the arms outstretched. >> still loving the park sparkle boots. >> they're very trendy. the fbi on the hunt for stolen money and discovered a lot of loot in the backyard. >> christa: a new england teen jumping from a moving car in order to escape a kidnapping. >> jadiann: new information from overnight on the attack on a
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firefighters battle huge flames in oxford. the challenges they had fighting the fire. >> how an argument over a dog may have led to a violent attack inside a west roxbury market. >> a split-second decision. a teenage girl jumps to safety
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and benches clear in the nl wild card game as two former red sox prepare to face off. >> christa: 6:44 your time and "know and go" is next with the day's top stories. >> jadiann: we starting with traffic and weather. let's get over to jeremy and talk about this gorgeous fall day. >> jeremy: this is atop of mount washington from the observatory. if you don't follow them on twitter or instagram, put them on the list. there's the crescent moon. this is venus. if you look close to the left of that is star regularrous and farther down the line is jupiter. awesome picture from the folks at mount washington as well as a number of folks around southern new england also taking snapshots. beautiful early morning sky can mostly clear skies. 30s, 40s and 50s. high pressure with us through the day. mostly sunny skies. not quite as warm as yesterday. boston yesterday, we made it into the low 70s.
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normal high is 65. so it's not too should shabby. metro west, merrimack valley, south shore, middle 60s. pollen in the moderate category. a few showers tomorrow afternoon. not the morning commute, just the afternoon. a third of an inch or less. in any event your holiday weekend loaded with sunshine, apples, cider doughnuts and fall foliage and maybe tom brady it does. >> christa: a great list. >> jadiann: let's go to "fast track traffic." >> rich: we're live on 93. this backup starts in medford, all the way to andover. bumper-to-bumper traffic on 9 southbound but it's also a mess out of peabody on 128 southbound because of an earlier crash on route 1. you expect slow traffic on the expressway but route 24 out of brockton is three miles. the turnpike is good but not in framingham.
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route 128. the t is okay. new england." >> christa: a store owner and employee out of the hospital now this morning. wounds. >> jadiann: police responded to a call for an armed robbery in west roxbury and found three people injured. this may have targeted with an argument over a dog? >> reporter: that's right. it happened around 9:30 last night at this market here. familiaria grocery on grove street. what police say is a man walked in with his dog. the store owner said you cannot have your dog in the store. the man then left but came back 30 minutes later and an altercation took place. the owner and the man who brought his dog in got into an argument then a fight. a third person inside the store believed to be a employee was also involved. when police showed up they found all three men with stab wounds. they suffered serious injuries. the suspect was taken into custody and this morning he is
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that's the latest live in west roxbury, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. right now investigators trying to figure out what started a big fire at a wood recycling business in oxford. flames and smoke could be seen for miles. let's go to nicole oliverio on the scene for us this morning. what do you know? >> reporter: crist christa, there were air quality concerns because the warehouse used to to be a chemical plant. firefighters remain on the scene as they try to make sure they get out any extra hotspots. they're still dousing parts of the building that were burning. yesterday massive flames and black smoke suffocated this oxford business. getting the fire under control was a challenge. the business repurposes lumber but years ago it was a chemical plant which caused air quality concerns. firefighters brought in air monitoring because they didn't
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potentially hazardous in the building. there were several people working inside when the fire started. some say they reported hearing three explosions. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. live in oxford, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: new video shows a connecticut teen's dramatic escape from a woman's car who -- her according to police. >> reporter: investigators in bridgeport connecticut is a say a woman in her 40 lured the girl into her car. video shows the girl escaping from the vehicle. the 17-year-old ohms opens the door and rolls on to the pavement. fortunately she was okay. people living in the area say they were introduced to hear about this attempted abduction and they're glad the girl was not hurt. >> your body is pushed to do what you need to survive. she made the right choice of
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jumping out at the right time. >> investigators say a key clue is that the rear bumper is now missing from the car. nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: police in dedham looking into offensive graffiti around town. they found six spots vandalized. five swastikas were painted. another was drawn at the commuter rail station. police do not believe a specific person or family was targeted here. >> jadiann: a city council candidate from new hampshire is sharing his side of the story after he has been charged with kicking and killing his neighbor's dog. the dog owner says teddy went over to the man's lawn and was doing his business when witnesses say the city council candidate got angry and kicked him like a football. >> somebody kills your dog for no reason, and he knew it was my dog. >> i was peacefully working on the property when the dog got out of the house and there's
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the dogs are rather nasty and intimidating. >> police charged tousley with animal cruelty and he's due in court in december. >> christa: the coast guard officially calling off the search for a sunking cargo ship leaving families and friends of a maritime grad in morning. loved ones held a vigil for jeffrey mathias, onboard the el faro when it sank during hurricane joaquin. family say the father of three was soon planning to retire at a mariner. president obama apologizing for saturday's deadly bombing of an afghan hospital in which 22 children. the president called the president of doctors without borders, the group running the hospital, and promised a transparent investigation. >> jadiann: rupert murdock sparking controversy with comments suggesting president obama isn't a real black president. last night murdock posted on twitter ben and candy carson, terrific.
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what about a real black president who is properly address the racial divide and much else. murdock recommended a article requesting whether the president has done enough for the african-american community. he's the founder of news corps which includes fox news, "the new york post" and wall street journal. >> christa: hillary clinton's private email servers was the target of hackers from around the world. there were attempted cyberattacks on clinton's server from china, germany and south korea after she left office in early 2013. most were apparently blocked. it's not clear if they were serious threats or a common virus. later today house republicans will vote for their nominee for speaker of the house. kevin mccarthy appears to be in the lead facing two opponents, jason chaffetz of utah and daniel webster of florida. listen to this, in
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a huge stash of cash stolen from an armored truck last year. $600,000 that was buried behind the home of one of the suspected thieves. three people were arrested in connection with this robbery. police say all together they stole more than $1 million. the patriots take on dallas. tom brady ignoring remarks made by cowboy's greg hardy. he is set to debut for the counts. he just served a suspension following an arrest on domestic violence. hardy says, quote: while speaking to reporters yesterday, brady was not interested in responding to hardy's words. >> did that tick you off though? >> i'm just getting ready to play, man.
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i got to focus on my job. he's a great player. we got to -- it takes a lot of different things to handle a guy like that. i don't care about his personal feelings. >> after answering seven questions wednesday, brady entered the press conference by simply saying he has to get to work. >> christa: the nhl season officially under way. the bruins set to drop the puck tonight. they host the winnipeg jets in their regular season opener at 7:00 tonight. still don't know it zdeno chara will play. the captain has been practicing with teammates this week after suffering an upper body injury in a preseason game last month. the chicago cubs are advancing to the national league division series. chicago beating pittsburgh in night. a fight broke out in the seventh inning. look at this. pirates infielder eduardo rodriguez was ejected and taking out his frustration on a gatorade cooler. the cubs won 4-0.
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they now take on the st. louis cardinals in game one tomorrow. former red sox teammates jon lester and john lackey will square off. they helped the sox win the 2013 world series. a video going viral of a pee wee football game. more than 2.5 million people have seen this. the game looking more like a block party when the little ones couldn't help but to bust a move when the whip and nae nae came on over the loud speaker. you love kids. they'll take the moment. >> christa: you know what? it's like one of those things where you got to get your energy out. what better way than the stanky leg. to see adults do it is awkward. a cuter when the kids do it. right? >> jadiann: i think it would be nice to see j.r. do weather simultaneously doing the whip and nae nae. >> jeremy: i could do it once but you would have joints and bones. >> christa: we would have to
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you would have to do weather. boston 54. norwood 39. bedford 45. the indianapolis colts tried to call those kids on illegal formation. we'll check on that. sunshine today, low 60s. tomorrow a lot of clouds and a few showers tomorrow afternoon. nothing heavy, nothing tropical. just a scattering of showers tomorrow afternoon. that weather system, a cool front, moves out in time for the hod weekend. sunshine saturday. sunday and monday mild. lower 70s. lakes region a little bit cool on saturday and increasing sunshine for sunday and monday. this would apply to western new england, if you're heading to the berkshires. fall foliage? is it a bust? no way. we're changing leaves, it's just later. if you're heading to the mount washington valley and north a lot of color. eve metrowest, a fair amount of color, especially the maple trees. after tomorrow's rain shower threat, next tuesday, some >> christa: fantastic. thank you.
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have a tremendous day, everybody. thanks for watching, i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. we'll be right back here with more news and weather at hand-crafted...layer by layer. the new macchiato from dunkin' donuts. experience the flavor of fall
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