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being targeted over the benghazi attack? here what one former committee member has to say. >> jadiann: the pats feeling good after the big win in dallas keeping their unbeaten record intact. we're here on a monday morning, good morning to you, everyone, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. not just any monday, it's columbus day, so hopefully you're kicking back at home, you're having your coffee and not needing to rush out the door. >> jadiann: that would be lovely. >> christa: jeremy, how are things looking? >> jeremy: fantastic, mostly sunny skies through the day. 40s and 50s. boston 52. plymouth at 49. high pressure with us through the day with lots of sunshine. temperatures are going to move quickly out of the 40's. norwood 38. that's one of those mornings it bounces quickly through the 60s. this afternoon, most of us heading for the low 70s. mostly sunny skies. 7:00 this evening, mainly clear.
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mid 60s, mild. >> jadiann: let's get over to rich kirkland with this morning's "fast track traffic." >> rich: good morning. it seems like a holiday. wait a minute, it really is. look how good the expressway is. the south shore ride is blemish free. old number 9 the turnpike, framingham downtown. there i am downtown. that's storrow drive. is there anybody there? there's somebody right now. the t is on time as well. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. we have breaking news from overnight. a car bursting into flames on the expressway north in boston. happening on the exit 16 off-ramp just about midnight. luckily no one was hurt. we do know the ramp was closed for a short time while crews cleaned up this mess but it's back open for this morning's commute again here on this holiday. we're breaking news from overseas this morning that we want to get to. an iranian court handed down a
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jailed "washington post" journalist according toarianian state tv. the reporter has been held in the country since july of last year, his trial happening behind closed doors. it was heavily criticized by the u.s. government and press freedom organizations. he faces 10-20 years in prison. a string of robberies at home and a sexual assault have police on alert in dorchester. >> jadiann: investigators released surveillance video of the two incidents and are looking for the public's help. victoria warren is live with more on what police are looking for. >> good morning. police released two separate video clips and they're hoping it will help them solve a rash of crimes that happened last sunday. all the crimes happened in dorchester and all happened within an hour of each other. we'll start with the first video, related to a string of armed robberies. four separate armed robberies
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police want to talk to this person of interest. the crimes were near at this timeson andly roadway street. a man in khaki pants and red shirt told them he would stab them. the second is a person of interest in a robbery and sexual assault that occurred in a different part of dorchester. this person had a two toned hoodie and could be driving a dark acura suv. boston police are investigating. they want to see if there's any connection between the first string of armed robberies and the second incident, which was a sexual assault and robbery. they're asking if you recognize either person in either video, they want to hear from you. if you know anything about this investigation, they want to hear from you. victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. 5:03.
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announce a deal to buy emc, which deals with data storage. it's the state's largest technology company and employs nearly 10,000 people. the deal could be worth $53 billion if it goes through. it would be the largest tech industry takeover in history. >> jadiann: a boston man is behind bars set to face charges after a deadly accident in weymouth over the weekend. 30 years francisco gomes was behind the wheel when he crashed into a utility pole at middle and lake streets late saturday night. three passengers were in the car at the time. all three were taken to the hospital. one passenger, a 29-year-old man, later died. >> the car was at least 75 to 100 yards beyond the pole it hit so it had to be flying. i got close enough to hear voices of pain. that was it. turned around. couldn't get closer.
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>> gomes faces several charges, including motor vehicle homicide and speeding and is held on $25,000 bail. >> christa: a technical glitch has southwest airline urging passengers to show up early for flights today. 450 flights were delayed sunday causing long lines at airport across the country. jen general is live at logan. print those boarding passes today. >> that's the advice from the airline this morning. so far things appear to be running on time this morning. that was not the case yesterday when that glitch caused big problems. airports across the country jammed with passengers. >> it's just poor. it's poor customer service, it's poor information. >> lots of people, lots of luggage, nobody knows where they're going. >> the trouble began sunday morningasm technical issue affected the air carrier's website, mobile app, phone
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centers and check in systems. some customers were checked in manually causing long lines from los angeles to nashville. >> the lines from where you have to start to where we are now, which hasn't finished, is approximately three miles. hundreds of flights. >> we missed our flight and there's no way to rebook the flight at this time. >> in los angeles, free pizza and one happy passenger. >> this was a really good surprise. >> at this point southwest is not saying what caused the glitch. again, things appear to be running on time at logan but the advice still remains, print out that boarding pass ahead of time and try to arrive two hours ahead of your flight. live at logan airport, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a scary moment ouide the patriots, cowboys game in dallas. a fan there was shot in the head
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out at&t stadium at the end of the game. according to police a man in his 40s was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. police believe he and the gunman were tailgating when a fight broke out. >> it's too early to tell what happened. we did have a lot of witnesses. they think there was some alcohol consumption. some time of altercation between the two men. >> the suspected gunman was incident. police say there was no danger to the public. the patriots had no problem with the cowboys sunday. they started slow but found their footing. >> christa: they sure did. theed dedefending super bowl champs. here's more on the game from dallas. >> he's a warrior. it's not easy to stand back there and just have guys tag off on you. >> tom brady sacked a season high five times, all coming in
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the first half. >> they did some different stuff around some stuff we hadn't seen. we made adjustments. >> the pocket holding for brady in the second and the patriots never looked back. >> going on the road is never easy and certainly they get two key guys back, they're going to be a good team. i'm glad we got the win. >> the cowboys defensive front. three sachs, no turnovers. >> italians a marriage -- it's a marriage, they do their job, we do our job, lowell was able to get an intersection. not letting them drop back and throw easy throws. >> the patriots defense playing their most complete game of the year, keeping the cowboys out of the offensive.
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possible quarter for indianapolis if andrew luck can't go. >> christa: president obama is defending hillary clinton's use of a private email server during her time as u.s. secretary of state in an interview with 60 minutes. >> i don't think it posed national security problems. it was a mistake she's acknowledged. this is one of those issues that i think is legitimate, but the fact that for the last three months, this is all that's been spoken about is an indication we're in presidential political season. >> christa: this comes as the republican national committee released this new attack ad accusing clinton of misleading the public so email certainly not hillary clinton's only problem. the former secretary of state also under fire for her handling of the benghazi attack. a former staffer on the house committee investigating benghazi
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targets clinton. >> that former staffer says this has turned into a partisan what hillary clinton has been saying all along. it comes as republicans in the house still struggle to find new leadership, exposing deep divide in the g.o.p. stunning allegations from air force major bradley podliska. investigation. >> the former investigation exam the benghazi attacks says the clinton. >> i do not believe this investigation was set up to go after hilly. it shifted that way. >> podliska was fired in june investigation. >> i'm scared. i'm going up against powerful people in washington. i was fired for trying to conduct an objective, nonpartisan, thorough investigation. >> congressman tray gowdy says podliska was targeting clinton
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and was cut because of poor performance. he filed a grievance about being fired which never mending clinton but his attorney denies he mishandled classified information and said his client told the committee about his concerns. the clinton campaign called the allegations explosive saying three underscore the investigation has been a partisan sham from the start. this after house majority leader michael mccarthy suggested the committee was aimed at dragging down clinton. >> everybody thought hillary clinton was unbleatable but we put together a benghazi special committee, a select committee. what are her numbers today? >> after heavy criticism from that remark, mccarthy withdrew from his bid for speaker. house. a hard push to get paul ryan, some republican hard liners say they will support him. >> i think he would be a wonderful speaker, just like i
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thought he would be a great vice president or president. >> the house is in recess a little more than a week but there's broad agreement. >> clinton will testify before the benghazi committee next >> jadiann: hillary clinton, bernie sanders and the rest will face off in the first debate tomorrow night. las vegas. tonight. >> christa: still ahead on this monday morning, wild weather is in florida. the dramatic scene when a waterspout gets too close to a bridge. >> jadiann: a black bear gates too close for comfort in one family's backyard. >> christa: students, you remember the mac and cheese melt down. they're treating employees. skies. couple hours. the temperatures take off and
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>> christa: it's one of those mondays already. >> jadiann: yeah. do you want to tell? >> christa: sure. what happens when you just put on two different pair of shoes in the morning, both black, but not matching. it's just kind of one of those days. >> jeremy: the big desk is helping you out, blocking all that stuff. look at this, this is from a twitter friend over the weekend. look at the foliage popping across southern new england. so if you're out and about today, take a picture and send it my way on twitter and we'll put it on tv this week. it's that time of year where
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color in them hills. in the trees across southern and northern new england, peaking through extreme northern new england. even here, i didn't go that far and i went out the backdoor and whoa, look at that. a lot of color in the trees. gorgeous fall weather and today continues that theme. temps today, lower 70s. another warm day tomorrow with more clouds around. temperatures tomorrow despite clouds are still able to reach the 70s. here comes a cool front sweeping through new england late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night with very little in the way of rainfall. maybe some sprinkles but even that, i question. i question myself. so i think there might be sprinkles, that's about it. otherwise, cooler weather for the middle of the week. 40s and 50s. plymouth 49. high pressure is with us through the day. lots of sunshine. the city, between 74, 75.
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between 70 and 75 is the range today. boston 74, framingham 73, taunton 72, the merrimack valley, mid 70s. topsfield fair wraps up today. sunshine through the morning, afternoon and evening. later this morning, middle 60s. by 5:00 this evening, mid 70s. picking apples? get after it. lots of sunshine, comfortable in the orchards this morning and a little bit warmer in the orchards this afternoon. certainly compared to saturday afternoon. saturday was a crisp, cool day. temperatures today reach 73, 74. tonight, increasing clouds, mild. sprinkles possible after midnight. tomorrow, a mix of clouds and sunshine with temperatures tomorrow in the middle 70s. that cool front comes out of the great lakes states, sweeps into new england so minneapolis this afternoon, 48. that's where the cool air is today. tomorrow it's in detroit and wednesday in boston.
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thursday, there you go, the continued cooldown. another front coming at us on friday with scattered showers. that thing means business. high temps over the weekend may struggle to reach the 50s. >> christa: all right. j.r., thank you. a waterspout doing serious damage in florida. a tractor-trailer driver is okay after running into this funnel cloud as it went by a bridge. this was in central florida. cell phone video shows the waterspout overtaking the bridge in st. pete sunday morning. the trailer is just damaged there. the florida highway patrol says there were no other reports of damage besides that. >> jadiann: we're following more news, a black bear getting too close for comfort for a family from groton. the animal was caught on camera relaxing in the backyard. the family says it isn't the first encounter by the bear. they tend to come often.
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i haven't seen many in the past 15 years we've lived out here but now that we have the outdoor camera, we're catching more. i worry about the kids. we're more cautious. >> because of that, she might have her kids where a whistle while she's outside, while they're outside. they took down the bird feeders since the bears have been helping themself to a helping of bird feed. a show of support for a cafeteria work and friends at uconn after berated by a student. enbaresed by his actions. the teenagers raised money to send the workers to a night out. the teen was carrying an open container of alcohol. >> christa: local rocker steven tyler is telling donald trump to go ahead and dream on.
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trump to stop using the rallies. this is the second time he's been warned by tyler. his attorney says trump's use of the song wrongly implies tyler endorses trump. >> jadiann: next on "7 news today in new england," the bruins not off to a great start and the bad news continues. a star player is out with an injury. >> christa: also an mlb star suspended after a dangerous slide ends one player's season. we'll have the latest on that. school's back in session and so are we. if you know a student between 6th and 12th grades doing something outstanding in their community, sports or school,
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so we're advertising mostly sunny skies. breezy at 2:00 this afternoon. lower 70s. 7:00 this evening, mild, temps fall into the 60s. the tufts 10k road race today at 12:00. breezy. a little bit on the warm side with temps early this afternoon low 70s metro boston. >> christa: thank you. the bruins hosting thing lightning coming up this afternoon hoping to get their first win of the season. but the b's will be without marched -- brad marchand, out with a concussion. he was hit with an elbow in the lost to montreal. while the b's are without marchand, zdeno chara could make his season debut, he's listed at questionable. he's recovering from a upper body injury suffered during a preseason game. chase utley expected to appeal his two-game suspension.
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him saying his slide into ruben tejada was illegal. he slid into his saturday. two of the national league division series. it broke his left fibula and allowed the tying run to score. game three will be tonight in new york. >> jadiann: president george h.w. bush had the chance to throw out the first pitch prior to the american league series. the 91-year-old milton navy active wore a neck brace and was in a wheelchair. he broke his neck over the summer. houston won the game to take the series lead. >> christa: a lowell police officer under fire. we have much more on the photos that appear to show an officer, yep, asleep on the job right there. >> jadiann: new details in the case of an attempted kidnapping in connecticut. >> christa: an implosion overseas doesn't go as planned. more on how they had to go to
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>> asleep on the job, photos surface appearing to show an officer dozing off and the department is not happy. >> christa: you have to remember this video of a young girl caught on camera jumping out of a moving car after an attempted kidnapping. now an arrest is made in connecticut in that case. >> jadiann: a new tool aimed as helping prevent teen suicide. how text messages are helping those in need. >> christa: monday, monday, but hopefully a lot of you are sleeping in because it's a day off for many of you. columbus day. welcome, i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. it's chilly which means winter is on the way. we're going to have information on how to cut down on your heating bill. >> christa: i have some ideas. j.r., usually it means my husband has control of the thermostat.
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picked up the last ten days. the delcamp family needs an intervention. a come to jesus meeting. boston 52. bedford at 46. good news, the next couple days will be nice and mild. high pressure with us with lots of sunshine. temps will warm nicely into the afternoon. breezy at 2:00 this afternoon, lower 70s. 7:00 this evening, mild. down into the 60s this evening. tomorrow, another warm day, another fun day. temps tomorrow, mid 70s. >> christa: "fast track traffic" time. rich, how are you doing? >> rich: we're going to do fine. a holiday -- i've developed a new word. that's a good ride. a live look at the expressway. how good is that? the northeast expressway, root 1, wide open. the t says no problems here. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thanks, rich. now the day's top stories, police are trying to figure out if a sexual assault and string
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of armed robberies in dorchester are connected. there were four reports of armed robberies in a 20 minute span. less than an-hour later a woman says a man robbed her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her. a car burst into flames on the expressway north in boston the exit 16 off-ramp around midnight. even in the middle of the flames, no one was hurt. the ramp was closed a short time while crews cleaned the mess up but it's back open for the morning commute. southwest airlines is asking passengers to show up two hours early for flights after a technical glitch over the weekend. they say to print your boarding pass ahead of time. more than 400 flights were impacted yesterday leading to long lines at several airports. >> christa: a lowell police officer in hot water after photos turn up appearing to show the officer right there asleep on the job. the officer is now accused of napping in his cruiser while at work. now the superintendent is responding.
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who live in the city. let's join kris anderson in the control room with more on what he's saying. >> reporter: lowell police are taking this very seriously. they are calling the picture embarrassing. with his head on a pillow and seat reclined, all in a marked squad car, this picture has a lowell police officer on administrative leave. it was taken by a "lowell sun" reader and submitted to the paper thursday. it happened on hyland street near roger school around 5:30 that morning. lowell police say internal affairs investigators spent two days looking into the image of the officer sleeping while on duty. as a result, one officer has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately. a statement from police superintendent william taylor
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at this point lowell police investigators say the investigation is ongoing. that's the latest live here in the control room, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. we have new details on an attempted kidnapping of a teenager in connecticut. this woman suspected to be in the car is being held on $100,000 bail this morning. police say the 38-year-old, taiwana randall, lured a 17-year-old walking to school into her vehicle and assaulted the girl last week. this video capturing the teen's dramatic escape. she apparently opened the passenger door, jumped on to the side of the road and incredibly wasn't hurt. randall has a long criminal history. >> jadiann: new this morning, governor charley baker set to put forth new legislation to tackle opioid addiction. deaths if opioid related overdoses roughly doubled in the
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past five years. early this year a state task force recommended addiction be considered a chronic medical condition. the governor is expected to file his legislation this week. in boston accepting text looking for help. the director of the samaritan organization says this option is geared toward young people who feel more comfortable reaching out through text rather than calling. statewide is the second leading cause of death among teens and college age adults. >> christa: police continuing to investigate a deadly blast at a condo in franklin that killed a husband and wife. firefighters rushed to the scene of this explosion saturday morning on tuscany drive where they discovered both bodies. officials believe the explosion could have been a problem with the propane heating system though the exact cause is trying to be determined. will bike trail on cape cod
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find. two swastikas were painted on the rail trail. police are not commenting on the symbols found. golden globe winning actor randy quaid and his wife behind bars after getting caught trying to cross the canadian border into vermont. the couple was wanted in california for a vandalism. the quaids are held without bail. >> jadiann: a high flying stunt. wait until you hear what one daredevil pulled off on a high flying stunt there. what is he doing? >> christa: some sharks getting too close to some surfers over the summer. we're going to show you where the snapshots were taken coming up. >> jadiann: plus an implosion doesn't go off the way it was planned and the spectators knew something wasn't quite right. >> jeremy: for the day, mostly sunny skies. a little cool early this morning
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good morning, boston at 52. plymouth 49, provincetown 57. high pressure with us. mostly sunny skies today. a nice fall day. a little bit warmer than over the weekend as we close out the holiday weekend on a bright note. breezy. low 70s. 7:00 this evening mild. the numbers down into the 60s. for tomorrow, a mix of clouds and sunshine tomorrow with temperatures tomorrow into the middle 70s. those clouds are tied to a cool front that will send the numbers back down to where we should be wednesday. >> christa: a look at what's trending on this monday morning a surprise audition from kanye west on the set of american idol. wife kim kardashian west posted the picture. he received a golden ticket to
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appear on the show's hollywood week. >> jadiann: the wife of a high wire walker proving her husband is not the only daredevil in the family. before the start of a nascar race, andretti wallenda was suspend and performed all kinds of stunts. once the show was over she received a well-deserved hug from her husband, nick. >> christa: can you imagine their stories, honey, guess what i did at work today. the most wanted man in mexico inspiring a popular halloween costume. a mexican company is selling a el chop owe mask. he's still on the run after escaping from prison. the company says the escape made him the most popular man in mexico and the mask has become a top seller. we've got lots to get to this morning, including everything you need to know and go next. >> jadiann: that includes a bear
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residents reporting a citing on friday. the latest for the search for the animal. >> coming up next, we're going to show you two separate video clips police are releasing after a rash of crime in dorchester. >> christa: also ahead, the latest on a memphis police officer gunned down after an argument breaks out. dunkin' donuts smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. savory...smoky... and unmistakably flavorful. get your day going with one today.
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>> christa: 5:45. it's monday. at least it's a holiday for many of you and we have everything you need to start your day and week. >> jadiann: nice to have a four-day week ahead of you. >> jeremy: it's warm today as well as tomorrow. temps the next two days in the low to mid 70s. dry week ahead. there may be sprinkles tomorrow morning with a cool front but we're advertising dry weather though there may be showers. a better chance on friday as opposed to tomorrow. the month of october off to a chilly start but yesterday was above normal. today the numbers will be above normal. and even tomorrow. things settle closer to normal. seven of 11 days dry, except for friday's scattered showers, the next few days will be dry. certainly today and tomorrow. 30s and 40s. boston at 52. beverly 50 degrees. provincetown 57. our facebook friends reporting 40s and 50s.
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lee in stoughton, 46. karen from brockton 54. in the city 50. pelham, new hampshire, 46. high pressure with us. lots of sunshine, breezy, warm. it's probably a little too warm for the tufts 10k in boston. runners like that crisp, cool air. i do when i run a 5k. drink your fluids because the numbers at noon, when the race gets under way, about 70 degrees. lots of sunshine. dracut, manchester, raymond and amesbury, lower 70s in the merrimack valley. the worcester hills, looks good. heading out for a hike or perhaps monadnock, mostly sunny skies. a great day for golf. chatham 69, mashpee 70. tomorrow, partly sunny skies. still warm. mid 70s. wednesday and thursday, our cooldown. friday at this time appears to be the only day we run the risk of showers. a might.
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>> strong cold front. saturday and sunday is dry but highs on sunday only briefly whoa. >> jadiann: that's chilly all right. good morning, rich, how are things looking? >> rich: they look great and they will for the morning rush, what there is of the morning rush. delay. it will be busy this afternoon, later on as well so a lot of us come back from the long holiday weekend but it's really easy. well. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. a number of robberies in dorchester now have police on alert. >> christa: that's not all. they're also investigating a sexual assault as well and they're asking for your help to try to solve this case. let's go to victoria warren with us now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, christa. police are releasing two videos hoping they help them solve this rash of crime. it all happened last sunday in dorchester and all happening within an hour of each other.
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do with some armed robberies. four separate armed robberies other. police want to talk to this person of interest. the crimes were near ditson and lee roy streets. a man in khaki pants and red shirt told them he would stab them if they didn't hand over money. this second one is a person of interest in a robbery and sexual assault that occurred in a different part of dorchester a short time later. this person of interest had a two toned hoodie and could be driving a dark acura suv. boston police are investigating to see if there's any connection between the first set of incidents and that second incident. they want to hear from you if you recognize either person of interest or if you know anything that could help them in their investigation. live this morning in dorchester, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. also this morning, the search continues for a bear spotted in newtown.
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the black bear was first seen friday night. police say as of yesterday, there have not been any additional sightings. officials suspended the search but are asking people in newton to be on the lookout. a terrifying look at two windsurfer's close call with a grated white on cape cod. the pictures taken during the summer were just released. the shark just yards away from wind surfers off the coast of nauset beach. it's bigger than their surf boards. the shark never approached the wind surfers. >> jadiann: the memphis police department is mourning the loss of one of its officers. 31-year-old terrence you will ridge died after shot multiple times sunday. officer of was with the department a little over a year. the suspect's sister says her brother was washing his car when he got into an argument.
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>> an arkansas man behind bars after police say he held his estranged wife hostage. the man and wife are separated and got into a domestic dispute. the man forced her to come to his house where he held her at knife and gunpoint. officers convinced him to walk out peacefully saturday evening. >> both the suspect and his wife are in good condition. they're not injured. the -- >> the suspect is held on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault. first degree tear risk threatening and residential burglary. >> christa: hundreds gather outside the state capital in mississippi for a change in the state flag. they want to remove the confederate battle emblem from the flag. they don't want people to feel ashamed. also prosecutors in ohio have now released two
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of a 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police. the reviews finding a cleveland police officer did nothing wrong when he killed tamir rice last year. the boy was holding a pellet gun when police arrived at a park. officers opened fire when rice reached for his waistband. a dispatcher however did mention to police the gun was probably fake. a grand jury is deciding whether or not to bring charges against the officer. two texas police officers at the center of an investigation after tasessing a city councilman. the officers approached the councilman outside his apartment. johnathan miller identified himself as an elected official as he stepped in front of officers. the police chief says they're looking into what happened. >> we will do a complete investigation. we're looking at all the facts that are surrounding that incident.
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to determine whether or not our policies are violated or we followed proper protocol. we're in the process of reviewing the information. >> the councilman was taken to a local hospital and released. he's being charged with resist arrest. >> a group lined up coffins along a beach to remember victims of violence. the white coffins representing children, the dark ones adults. 4,000 people have been killed so far this year. they blame the government and want people who live there to ask for more security. >> christa: a building demolition in scotland didn't go as planned. booms echoed and dust flew when officials trying to bring down the buildings all at once but the top floors remained intact. they have to finish the demolition at a later day. >> a high school football game
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sight of a memorable homecoming. she was surprised by her father a u.s. army sergeant. sergeant mccarroll returned from his deployment in kuwait, it was his fourth tour of duty. >> christa: winter just around the corner. you'll be cranking up the heat. doesn't have to cost you a ton. a few ways to trim the bill from experts. replace the weather stripping around your doors. if you see the light peeking through on the edges, it means it needs replacing. also, try closing up your fireplace t feels great when the fire is burning but when it's not, cold air can come into your home. one of the easiest ways to trim the bill, turn down the thermostat. add more blankets. where a sweatshirt to bed. that makes for a drop in temperature and might lead to big savings as well. i feel like i'm going back to when my mom used to fight with us over that too. right?
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>> jadiann: right. >> christa: put on a sweatshirt. >> jadiann: put on your clothes. in the buzz, "the martian" renamed number one. hotel transvain 2 in second. pan with $15.5 million on the opening weekend. >> christa: a special parade of cars featured in the james bond movies make their 007 debut on streets of paris. cars from several bond films took part in the event. the latest vehicle to be associated with the fictional british spy is the aston marten db10. many say it brought back memories. >> it's just a piece of history. it's gorgeous to see just the -- oh, to be next to it after seeing it in all the movies is just -- it gives me goosebumps. >> christa: those are some
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the 24th james bond film specter hits theaters in the u.s. november 6 with british actor daniel craig returning for his fourth performance. always has the coolest gadgets. compliments of q. were you a bond fan? >> jeremy: i was as a kid. roger moore and sean connery. those were the bond boys i rolled with. this is from eric hardy, his foliage picture over the weekend in hopkinton. look at the colors coming on strong. even in southern new england, so you don't have to travel far. right now, 40s and 50s. thank you, eric, for sharing that. 52 in the city. bedford 46. mostly sunny skies for the day. a little warmer than the last couple days. warmer than saturday. temps yesterday, upper 60s. this afternoon with sunshine, low 70s. >> jadiann: sounds good. there's another hour of news ahead to know "7 news today in new england." next at 6:00, more on the pats win in dallas.
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problem rolling past the cowboys. >> christa: the latest on a southwest glitch causing long lines at airports. >> jadiann: a frightening scene on an expressway overnight after a car bursts into flames. >> christa: we're also watching "fast track traffic." it's a holiday.
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leadership isn't given. it's taken. >> christa: we have break-ins. a fierce fire on 93 when a car bursts into flames. >> jadiann: a string of robberies in boston. what police want you to know about this video.
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>> lots of people, lots of luggage. nobody knows where they're going or what they're doing. >> christa: major headaches for travelers of southwest. the warnings of more backups. >> jadiann: the patriots battle a tough defense to remain undefeated. >> christa: good morning, it's 6:00 a.m. on the dot. it's so nice to have you here. hopefully your pace is slower because you have the day off. >> jadiann: yep. we've got a little bit for everyone. either way i hope somebody enjoys the nice weather. >> jeremy: cambridge 53, melrose 49. hull, 53, swamp swamp cot 53. sterling 47, sturbridge 44, is it.
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some cool pockets of air, wrentham 46, taunton 42. you work toward fall river, the numbers back into the 50s. fall river 57. mayor-on-54. and on the cape and the islands. brewster, good morning, temp of 54. all sorts of dry air. mostly sunny skies. a warm day. warmer than we've been so far on the holiday weekend. this will be the warmest of the three with the sunshine and breeze. this afternoon, lower 70s. >> christa: how about "fast track traffic." rich, it's probably pretty fast though we have an alert. >> rich: we do. we're live wh sky 7. this is route 128 southbound side in beverly. a multi-vehicle crash near conan street. the backup is not substantial because traffic is light but that's the kind of thing you may be facing in beverly, 128 southbound. everybody else is sunshine. light traffic on the turnpike. everything else on route 128 good. no delays on the expressway at all.
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south traffic is good. everything in good shape except if beverly. the t says they're on time. >> christa: thank you. we have breaking news from overnight. a car bursting into flames on the expressway north in boston. this happened on the off-ramp to exit 16 around midnight. when you look at this, it's incredible no one was hurt. the ramp was closed down for a while so crews could clean up the mess but it's back open for the morning commute. also, overseas and breaking this morning, an iranian court handed down a guilty verdict in the espionage trial of a jailed "washington post" journey list. the reporter has been held in that country since july of last year. his trial happening behind closed doors. it was heavily criticized by the u.s. government and press freedom organizations and he faces 10-20 years in prison. >> jadiann: also right now, boston police are searching for a person of interest in the series of armed robberies in
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they want the public to take a look at. let's go to victoria warren. police we understand also investigating a sexual assault that happened around the same time? >> reporter: yep, around the same time. so what police have done is released these two separate videos, hoping it helps them solve this rash of crime that happened sunday in dorchester within an hour of each other. the first video has to do with armed robberies, four separate armed robbery that took place when 2 minutes. police want to talk to this person of interest. the crimes. -- a man in khaki pants and red shirt told them he would stab them if they didn't hand over money. the second picture is a person of interest in a robbery and sexual assault that occurred in a different part of dorchester later. this person of interest had a
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driving a dark acura suv. boston police want to see if the first and second video are connected, if they having they have anything to do with each other. if you know anything that could help police in either investigation, they would like to hear from you. live this morning in dorchester, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: dell computers is expected to announce a deal to buy emc, which deals is data storage, the state's largest technology company. the deal would be worth $53 billion and would be the largest tech industry take over in history. >> christa: a boston man behind bars set to face charges after deadly accident in weymouth over the weekend. police say 30-year-old francisco gomes was behind the wheel when he crashed into a utility pole at middle and lake streets saturday night. three passengers were in the car at the time. all three taken to the hospital. one passenger, a 29-year-old
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man, later died. >> the car was at least 75 to 100 yards beyond the pole it hit so it had to be flying. it had to be flying. i got close enough where i could hear voices of pain and that was it. turned around, couldn't get any closer. >> christa: gomes faces several charges, including motor vehicle homicide and speeding and he's held on $25,000 bail. also new, a new hampshire state trooper is doing okay after an suv hit his crieser -- cruiser on 93 south. police arrested a 62-year-old woman who was driving under the influence of a controlled medication and they were both treated for minor injuries. >> jadiann: thousands of air travelers dealing with long delays and lines as southwest airlines experiences technical issues. we have more on what the airline is telling travelers this morning.
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far things are running on time this morning. you can see almost nobody in line here right now. this was not the case yesterday when a glitch caused big problems. airports across the country jammed with passengers. >> it's poor, it's poor customer service, poor information. >> lots of people, lots of luggage, nobody knows where they're going. >> the trouble for southwest airlines began sunday morningasm technical issue affected the air carrier's website, mobile apps, phone centers and check in systems. some southwest customers had to be checked in manually causing long lines from los angeles to nashville. >> the line from where you have to start to where we are now, which hasn't even fished, is approximately about three miles. >> southwest was forced to delay hundreds of flights. >> we missed our flight and there's no way to rebook the
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flight at this time. >> in l.a., free pizza and at least one happy passenger. >> it's so good, a really good surprise. >> reporter: so again here at logan, it appears there aren't any issues. right now southwest isn't saying what caused the glitch. they're urging passengers to print out tickets ahead of time and try to get they're two hours before their flight. jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. now to a scary moment outside dallas. a fan was shot in the head outside of at&t stadium after the end of last night's game. according to police, a man in his 40s was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. witnesses say he had been tailgating when a brawl broke out and the suspected gunman was arrested. at this point it's not clear where the fan is from or what started the fight. >> jadiann: turning to the action on the field. the pats shutting down the cowboys and tom brady might be waking up a little bit sore this
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the pats qb hit numerous times by the dallas defense but he bounced back and led the team to another victory. brady is off to his best start of his career so far and his teammates are talking about his toughness. trey daerr has more. >> he's a warrior, he's a warrior. it's not easy to stand back there and just have guys tag off on you. >> tom brady sacked a season high five times, all coming in the first half. >> they did some different stuff and some stuff we hadn't seen. we made judgments. >> the pocket holding for brady in the second and the patriots never looked back. >> going on the road is never easy and certainly they get two of their key guys back, they're going to be a good team. they're dealing with injuries but i'm glad we got the win. >> the cowboys impacted the game early but the patriots defense
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never lifted registering three sachs, two swerves and no touchdowns for dallas. >> it's a marriage. they do their job and we do our job. they're able to make plays and get sacks and interpretations and make plays, just not letting them drop back and throw easy throws. >> the patriots playing their most complete game of the year keeping the cowboys out of the offense against a back upcornerback. next week, matt hasselbeck the possible quarterback for indianapolis if andrew luck can't go. >> christa: explosive claims from a former staffer who accuses the house committee on benghazi of partisan attacks on hillary clinton. >> reporter: this former staffer says that this has turned into a partisan investigation which supports what hillary clinton has been saying all along. it comes as republicans in the
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leadership, exposing deep divide in the g.o.p. stunning allegations from air force major bradley podliska. >> this has become a partisan investigation. >> the former investigator with the republican led committee examining the benghazi attacks says the group's actual target is hillary clinton. >> i do not believe the investigation was set up to go after hillary. it shifted that way. >> podliska, fired in june, claims he was kicked off the investigation for taking military leave and resisting pressure to focus on clinton. >> i'm scared. i'm going up against powerful people in washington. i was fired for trying to conduct an objective, nonpartisan investigation. >> congressman trey gowdy says himself. he fired a grievance against being fired. his attorney denies he mishandled classified information of the the congressman is defending the
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committee's work. the clinton campaign called the allegationings explosive sunday saying they underscore the investigation has been a partisan sham from the start. this after michael mccarthy suggested the committee was aimed at dragging down clinton. >> everybody thought hillary clinton was unbeatable, right? we put together a benghazi special committee, a select committee. what are her numbers today? >> after heavy criticism from that remark, mccarthy withdrew his name from the bid for speaker of the house. a hard push to get paul ryan,. >> i think he would be a wonderful speaker just like a great vice president or president. >> the house is in recess for a little more than a week now. there's broad agreement though that lawmakers need to make a name -- or name a new speaker as soon as they return from the break.
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before the benghazi committee next week. >> jadiann: still ahead a local police officer off the job, accused of sleeping while on the clock. >> christa: also a deadly explosion and fire in franklin. what investigators think fueled the flames in this case. >> jadiann: hear from the local family who has got a bear camping out in their backyard. >> christa: and dramatic moments as a waterspout travels across a bridge and tears apart a truck in florida. >> jeremy: nasty video there. we have a great day. mostly sunny skies. a little cool for the next hour then the numbers start to climb, heading for the low 70s this afternoon. >> rich: we have a crash on one major highway, a car fire on another. details coming up on "7 news
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6:15. time to rise and shine. this is gorgeous. look at this picture from our resident leaf-peeper j.r. a picture from his backyard in stowe at the palatial estate of the ryaners. the compound there. 40. i made my way out there for the first time in years. wow, look at this. the point being, you don't have to go that far to find beautiful colors, so this week, the weather's going to be a little bit slow so take a picture and send it my way on twitter. this was from eric, he snapped this the last couple days out in hopkinton. look at the colors right here on the water's edge. just a gorgeous color. the color's coming on fast. we had cool mornings, especially sunday morning was really
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a nice recovery yesterday but that speeds up the process of the foliage with moderate colors, even through the south shore, foliage reports are like snowfall reports, your neighborhood is not going to look like your friend across town because if they have oak trees and you have maple, the oak's don't change until halloween or after and the maples come on sooner. the point being, great color out there in those trees for the next several days and weeks. take a pic. cool start to the month of october. the numbers running a little bit below normal but today will be a day that finishes above normal. right now 40s and 50s. bedford 44. high pressure is with us through mostly sunny skies. and breezy, warm. between 70 and 75. a southwesterly breeze 5 to 15 miles an hour pushing boston to 74.
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merrimack valley, low and middle 70s. back into the worcester hills, heading up to the route 2 corridor, gorgeous color, well the monadnock region. that' the case in the berkshires though that might be far for a day trip into the shire. 60s and low 70s on the cape and the islands. topsfield fair wraps up this evening. mostly sunny skies at the fair. mid 60s. 5:00 this evening, the 70s. if you are picking apples, looks great in the orchards, mostly sunny skies. comfortable this morning, even this afternoon it's nice. warmer than the last couple of afternoons with the numbers in the lower 70s. you've picked some apples, now you need weather for apple crisp. cool, crisp air. that shows up end of the week. thursday highs only in the upper 50s. saturday and sunday after showers on friday, temps on saturday and sunday only in the 50s for highs. >> jadiann: cools off there. let's get over to rich kirkland and talk about "fast track
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swimmingly for a while. now it's not. we're live in beverly with sky 7. that's a crash on the southbound street. traffic backed up to route 1a. multiple cars, also affecting traffic on northbound route 128. that's not the only issue. we have a car on fire in the town of byfield on route 95. check that, it's northbound by central street. the right lane shut down because of that car fire. other than those two issues, it's light traffic. no delays on the t. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: wild weather to report in florida where a tractor-trailer gets ripped apart by a waterspout as it traveled across a bridge in st. petersburg. the florida highway patrol says there no other reports of damage
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this is a heavy hail coming down near el paso, texas. people say the large chunks broke a lot of windshields and caused damage to houses and businesses. el paso, texas there. >> jadiann: a black bear getting too close for comfort for a family in groton. the animal caught on camera relaxing in the backyard. the family says this isn't their first encounter with a bear. they tend to come by pretty often. >> just recently we've had the most. i haven't seen many in the past 15 years we've lived out here but now that we have the outdoor camera, we're catching more. i just worry more about the kids being out there, so i'm more cautious. >> christa: kim says part of that caution, she may have her children way willsless. the family took down bird feeders since the bears have been helping themself. >> christa: local rocker steven tyler telling donald trump to dream on.
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trump to stop using the arrow smith song. it's the second time he's been warned. he says trump's use of the song wrongly implies tyler endorses trump. >> a show of support for cafeteria workers at uconn after they berated by a student. you remember this story we brought you. embarrassed by his actions, the teenagers's fellow students raised more than $1,700 to send the workers on a night out. police arrested the 19-year-old after he shoved one of the workers who reduced to serve him mac and cheese. that teen was also carrying an open container of alcohol at the time. >> jadiann: still ahead, new information in a stunning kidnapping that had a new england teen jumping from a moving car to get away. >> christa: the bruins off to a disastrous start. the bad news keeps coming.
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the hated colts next and indy is taking the air off the plans to embarrass tom brady. >> christa: we're heading back to class as well for our class act segment where we honor students in grades 6 to 12 for doing awesome things in their community or maybe in sports or schoolastics so let us know
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find all our recipes at oceanspray.com. >> christa: we're back at 6:25. the browns hosting the lightning this afternoon hoping to get their first win. they're without brad marchand, out with a concussion. he was hit with an he elbow in the lost to montreal. >> zdeno chara could make his season debut. the defenseman is listed at questionable from an injury.
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utley expected to appeal his two-game suspension. he was suspended when they said his slide into tejada was illegal. it broke tejada's fibula. patriots take on the colts in indianapolis sunday night and the colts have asked that a message on a blimp not fly over the stadium. it reads deflate this, brady. tom brady was originally suspended for the first four dames after the patriots allegedly used underinflated footballs during the afc championship game. august. >> christa: don't they know it will just make him madder and >> jadiann: you can't go wrong, he's going to play good no matter what. >> christa: he has been. a stunning arrest. a city councilman angry after he's tasered by police on his
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in new england. the embattled actor wanted by police. >> christa: it's the end of an
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>> jadiann: good morning, everyone. i am jadiann thompson this morning. we're getting started with the local police officer accused of sleeping on the job. >> christa: a deadly confrontation with police in beverly when a man slams into >> jadiann: also new information in a stunning kidnapping that had a teen jumping from a moving car to get away. goodgood morning, hope you're having a great morning. some people getting ready for work, some people, luxury of the day off united states a gift when you have this day off. it's beautiful weather wise and
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j.r. has more details for you on that. >> jeremy: good morning, right now boston at 52. and surrounding cities and towns, cambridge 52. roxbury 52. blue hill 52. winthrop 25. 40s and 50s through the merrimack vale, worcester hills. upper 40s. auburn 48. south of town, norton 42, taunton 42. marion 54. the cape, the numbers in the 50s. high pressure is with us. mostly sunny skies today. and the holiday weekend will finish on a warm note. temps this afternoon lower 70s. probably two warm for the tufts 10a race at noon. lunchtime and the race lower 70s. >> jadiann: let's check in with the roads. >> rich: we're live if beverly. they're just clearing a multicar crash that happened about 45 minutes ago on the southbound side of route 128, beverly by conan street.
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the backup is minor. this was a serious crash. as you can see, the last of the wreck's being removed and police are still on the scene. the backup to route 1a, the southbound side of route 128. a car fire on 95 on the northbound side by central street but those two issues highlight the traffic. volume very light. the t says no problems. >> christa: thank you. we're on to breaking news. a "washington post" journalist found guilty in an iranian espionage trial. the verdict came down against jason rayson, held in the country since july of last year. he faces up to 20 years in prison and he has 60 days to appeal. also, this morning police are trying to figure out if a sexual assault and string of armed robberies in dorchester are connected.
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robberies in a 20 minute span on september 20. less than an-hour later a woman says a man robbed her at knifepoint and sexually assaulted here. southwest airlines asking passengers to show up two hours early for flights after a technical glitch caused major delays. they say to print your boarding pass ahead of time. more than 400 flights were impacted leading to long lines at several airports. >> jadiann: a lowell police officer in hot water accused of falling asleep on the job and there are photos to prove it. kris anderson joins us live with more on this story. >> reporter: lowell police are taking this seriously, calling this picture, quote, embarrassing. with his head on a pillow and seat reclined, all allegedly in a marked squad car, this picture now has a lowell police officer on administrative leave. it was taken by a "lowell sun" reader and submitted to the paper on thursday. according to the sun, it happened on hyland street near
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rogers school around 5:30 that morning. lowell police say internal affairs investigators spent two days looking at the image. officer. as a result one officer has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately. a statement from police superintendent william taylor says, quote: the lowell police say at this ongoing. that's the latest live in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: police have identified the man shot and killed by police in beverly on saturday. he's a 49-year-old from hamilton. investigators say this started when the man repeatedly rammed his car into another vehicle on saturday. when officers arrived, the man apparently turned his attention
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to a police cruiser and drove at the squad car. that's when officers opened fire. >> i saw the green gmc envoy ramming into the cruisers, back and forth, and also he ran into the other suv in front. the next thing that happened is the officer that was in the cruiser behind him ran up and drew a gun and it just happened so fast. it was immediate. >> the man knew one of the passengers inside the other car but they're still investigating exactly what sparked this whole thing. the officer meantime who shot the man has been placed on paid leave while the investigation continues. >> jadiann: the woman suspected of attempting to kidnap a teenager in connecticut is behind bars held on $100,000 bail. the video captures the 17-year-old's dramatic escape. she opened the passenger door and jumped right on to the side of the road. the girl luckily was not hurt in that incident. police say 38-year-old tuan in a lured the teen into the car and assaulted her. randall has a long criminal
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history. this morning police continue to investigate a deadly blast at a condo in franklin that killed a husband and wife on tuscany drive. police discovered both body. officials think the explosion could have been a problem with the propane heating system. >> christa: a bike trail on cape cod is cleaned up after an offense find. two swastikas were painted on the rail trail. police are not commenting on the symbols found. >> jadiann: golden globe winning actor randy quaid and his wife are held after getting caught trying to cross the canadian border into vermont. the couple was wanted in california for a vandalism felony that happened several years ago. the quaids are held without bail while they wait for an extradition hearing. >> the colonial theater in boston will close its doors. the downtown theater is set to
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the book of mormans ends its run. hehe >> they're unsure what the theater will be used for but the stage will stay as is. >> jadiann: the defending super bowl champs able to keep their undefeated season alive. >> christa: a fiery plane crash in lake tahoe. federal officials trying to figure out what caused it. >> jadiann: president obama his white house hopes. >> rich: a crash in beverly on route 128. we'll detail that and a car fire
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>> christa: a building demolition didn't go as planned here. this involves six apartment towers in scotland. loud booms, dust flew, officials trying to bring down the buildings all at once but the top floors of two high rises appeared to stay impact after the bottom floors gave way.
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they have to finish the demolition at a later date. >> christa: president obama giving advice to angelo kanye west about running for president. >> do you really think this country is going to elect a black guy from the south side of chicago with a funny name to be president of the united states? that is crazy. first of all, you've got to spend a lot of time dealing with some strange characters who behave like they're on a reality tv show. so you have to be cool with that. >> obama poked fun at the rapper at an event in san francisco where west is performing. the two have been known to trade jabs and jokes about each other. >> jadiann: if kanye doesn't end up in the white house, it appears she's shoring up his music career. kim kardashian west posted a picture.
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appear on american idol. >> the stop stories coming your way, including a serious shooting at the football stadium after the pats game against the cowboys last night. >> jadiann: also, a stunning arrest, a city councilman is tasered by police. >> christa: a fiery scene on 93 overnight.
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>> christa: 6:45. i hope you're enjoying your monday. you had a good time this weekend. >> jadiann: i took a road trip to franconia's state park. beautiful. j.r. says go west, up north, or see great color everywhere. >> jeremy: here's one of your pictures. >> franconia notch, absolutely beautiful picture here. another one that i wanted to show was the covered bridge. so go check out the -- jadiann's twitter timeline. if you're heading out there this morning or this afternoon, foliage coming on strong. no that far away. even metrowest and worcester hills, 40s and 50s. it's a simple forecast so we can talk about leaves this morning. there's no rain to be had. barely clouds. a little warmer, temps between 70 and 75. boston this afternoon at 74. billerica 75. your picking apples, looks great
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in the 60s and 70s. increasing clouds tonight. a few sprinkles possible an midnight. 51-58 for lows. a mild day tomorrow with a mix of clouds and sunshine. temperatures tomorrow into the middle 70s. we track a cool front that moves through new england tomorrow. that's why there will be nor clouds. maybe a sprinkle but that's it. in any event, wednesday it's cooler with partly sunny skies. temperatures on wednesday middle 60s, still above normal. thursday is a day that features below normal, near 60. the only decent shot of rain this week, friday, scattered showers. have a great day. >> christa: okay. "fast track traffic" time. rich, you were saying the roads have been heating up in the past few. >> rich: literally. we had a car fire in byfield on 95. that's cleared. also a multicar crash in beverly on 128 southbound is clear. we're live with sky 7, that's route 1, look how light that is. that's not the only highway with light traffic. the expressway looks like a
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there's a look at route 93, very light. even the turnpike light too. this afternoon, that will be different. we'll be watching for you. the t says on time. >> jadiann: a car burst into families on the expressway north in boston the exit 16 off-ramp around midnight. no one was hurt. the ramp was closed a short time while crews cleaned up the mess but it's back open. >> christa: breaking news overseas, an iranian court handed down a guilty verdict in a espionage charge on a journalleststist. jason rayson has been held in the country since july of last year. the trial was behind closed doors and heavily criticized by the u.s. government and press freedom organizations. he faces up to 20 years in prison and has 60 days to appeal the verdict. at home, boston police searching for a person of
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robberies that happened in dorchester. >> jadiann: they released video they want you to see. victoria warren is live for us. police are also investigating a sexual assault around the same time, correct? >> reporter: yeah, around the same time. all of this happening in dorchester. so police are releasing these two separate videos hoping that the public can help them after this crime spree that happened last sunday night, all in dorchester, all within an hour of each other. the first video they released has to do with some armed robberies. four armed robberies. lee roy street. a man in khaki pants and a red shirt told the victims he would stab them if they didn't hand over money. this one is a person of interest in a robbery and sexual assault that occurred in a different later. this person of interest had a
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driving a dark acura suv. so boston police are investigating to see if there's any connection between the two set of incidents, the armed robberies, and the second assault. if you recognize the person of interest in the videos or know anything about either of these crimes that could help police in their investigation, they want to hear from you. live this morning in dorchester, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. 6:49. happening today, dell computers is expected to announce a deal to buy hobbling based emc, they deal with data storage and it's the state's largest technology company employing near 10,000 people. the deal would be worth 53 billion. if it goes through it would be the largest tech industry takeover in history. >> jadiann: delays and long lines at southwest airlines, experiencing technical issues over the weekend.
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with more on what the airline is telling travelers this morning. how's it looking now? >> reporter: well, jadiann, it's really not bad. things appear to be running on time here. you can see the line at the counter is very short here for southwest this morning. they are telling people to print out tickets ahead of time and get here two hours before their flight. there are not really issues today but yesterday, a technical issue affected their website, mobile app, phone centers and check in systems. the problems began sunday morning, causing long lines across the country. 450 or about 12% of southwest flights were delayed. people here at logan say they came prepared but haven't had many issues. >> really no problem other than the kiosk wasn't working so they had to switch over to another one but everything went smooth. >> when you had your boarding pass, five minutes, we were done. >> so no issues?
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>> no issues. >> so the issues do appear to be clearing up right now. southwest hasn't said what caused the glitch. we're live at logan airport, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a scary moment outside the patriots cowboys game in dallas. a fan was shot in the head outside at&t stadium at the end of the game. according to police, a man in his 40s was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. witnesses say he was tailgating when a brawl broke out. the suspected gunman was arrested. it's not known where the fan is from or what started the fight. >> christa: as for the game itself, tom brady might be waking up sore, getting hit several times by the dallas defense but brady bounced back, led the team to victory here. brady managed to shake off the early sacks and started to carve up the cowboys defense. he ran for a touchdown and threw for two more as the pats scored 27 points in the final three quarters.
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brady now has 11 touchdowns this season. he has yet to throw an interpretation. the pats beating the cowboys 30-6 and the pats say no one toughness. >> it's overlooked. i don't think anybody questions tom's toughness. >> he's a warrior. he's a warrior. it's not easy to stand back there and just have guys tag off on you. >> with the win over dallas, the pats are 4-0 and take on the colts in indianapolis coming up sunday night. you can watch that game right here on 7 nbc. >> jadiann: giants tight end daniel fells may lose one of his feet after contracting mrsa. he had five surgeries over the past few days and more are needed. fells contracted the inspection after he received a cortisone shot to treat injuries to his toe and ankle. the giants scrubbed the practice facility to prevent the spread
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of the infection. >> christa: now the race for the white house. donald trump still leading the republican pack in a new poll. trump has 27% support. ben carson close behind with 21%, ted cruz third followed by marco rubio. jeb bush and carly fiorina tying for fifth place. also new, president obama is defending hillary clinton. let's go to kris anderson with more on what he said. >> reporter: in this interview with 60 minutes, president obama says hillary clinton made a quote mistake when she used the private email server during time at secretary of state. a mistake the president doesn't believe posed a national security issue. >> this was one of those issues that i think is legitimate. but the fact that for the last three months this is all that's been spoken about is an indication that we're in a presidential political season. >> reporter: meantime a former
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led committee examining the benghazi attack says the group's target is hillary clinton. major bradley podliska who was fired in june claims he was kicked off the investigation in part because he resisted pressure to focus on hillary clinton. congressman tray gowdy, chairman of the committee, says podliska targeted clinton himself and left because of poor performance. the clinton campaign called the allegation explosive says saying they under score the investigation has been a partisan sham from the start. live from the control room, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: two texas police officers at the center of an investigation after tasing a city councilman. investigators say the officers approached the councilman outside his apartment. johnathan miller identified himself as an elected officials as he confronted from a center brothers practicing a step routine. the police chief says they're
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>> we will do a complete investigation. we're looking at all the facts that are surrounding that incident. to determine whether or not any of our policies were violated or that we followed the proper protocol. we're not process of reviewing all the information at this time. >> jadiann: the councilman was taken to a hospital and released. he's charged with resisting arrest. >> christa: a small plane crashed into a home in lake tahoe killing the two people onboard. no one on the ground was hurt. the crash causing a fire that was quickly put out. the bruins hosting the lightning this afternoon hoping to get their first win of the season but the b's will be without brad marchand, out indefinitely with a concussion. he was injured saturday night when admit with an elbow. while the b's will be -- without marchand, zdeno chara could make his season debut. he's listed as questionable.
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body injury he suffered during a preseason game. >> "the martian" starring matt damon remains number one earning weekend. hotel transylvania ii second. pan had a disappointing debut with a half million dollar. >> christa: maybe a movie is on your agenda. maybe apple picking. >> jeremy: fantastic day for outdoor activities. mostly sunny skies. 40s and 50s right now. it's cool and crisp early on but it becomes a warm, breezy day. temperatures this afternoon between 70 and 75. tomorrow, a little humidity with morning clouds. maybe a sprinkle. sun in the afternoon. warm again, mid 70s tomorrow. wednesday, a mix of clouds and sun. 60s thursday. that's when you notice the crisp, fall air returning. >> christa: enjoy yourenjoy your day. 74 looks devine. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson.
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