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>> now at 6:00: an amber alert lifted. after a mother flees pennsylvania with her seriously ill son and winds up in boston. >> then they are ready for revenge. tb 12 and the patriots all in for a grudge match in indy. >> the end of the growing season is upon us. some of the coldest temperatures we have seen this season expected this weekend. >> then a story you saw first on 7: fast driver arrested after a wild ride. troopers say he was going the wrong way down a busy highway for nearly 20 miles. >> 7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> first at 6:00: a pennsylvania mom facing serious charges after setting
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off an amber alert overnight. woman and her infant son were found safe right here in boston. state police say the mother ran away with her son who was seriously ill. >> it was a quick-thinking nurse who helped crack the case. we are live from boston with the very latest. >> yeah. it was a nurse right here at children's hospital that noticed the child matching the description of the amber alert. then called police. around 2:00 a.m. saturday, state police activated an amber alert. a woman took off with her seriously ill two-month-old son. allegedly, ignoring directions to get the boy emergency medical care. they believe the 36-year-old suspect may have been in massachusetts after leaving wilkes-barre, pennsylvania late friday afternoon. police in pennsylvania reported the child was suffering from severe dehydration. law enforcement was looking for this car with new hampshire plates. we are told the mother had a
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felony warrant issued out of pennsylvania along with three default warrants out of massachusetts. it was a nurse at children's hospital who called police after she noticed she checked in a baby that matched it is description of the amber alert. her mother has been arrested at children's. this mother is expected to be arraigned on monday as a fugitive from justice on warrants out of pennsylvania. >> pats fans ready for a grudge-match. indy tb 12 and the pats ready to take on the colts for the first time since the afc championship game and the sparks of the deflategate headache. the pats have something to prove going into kickoff. trey daerr is live from indianapolis. a lot of buzz on this one. >> yeah. nancy, you know, really around the n.f.l., there is not much to make of rivalries anymore. the patriots and kolgts have all the makings of a
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if there was any need to add extra fuel to the fire, the last nine months. with the trophy in hand, new bowl. the colts kicked off a 7-month-long psi-induced smear campaign directed at tom brady and the patriots. >> they fr. >> it started by addressing the footballish shul here. i'm not a scientist. i'm not an expert in footballs. >> i was wrong to put my faith in the league. >> now in the mind of fans, it is time for deflategate revenge. while the patriots players are stim my toeing the company line. >> is it extra motivation for you this week? >> i'm always pretty motivated. it will be an exciting game. they have a good team. you know, we put a lot of effort in. coaches, players. an opportunity for us to go out there and see if we can be
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a good football team. boston come on. isn't there any heart in there? any human? >> i'm a human. there is no doubt. i'm definitely human. >> brady keeping it cool on the podium. coach belichick isn't pressing the personal motivation either. >> has anyone pulled you aside and said, bill, kick windy's butt, will youing? >> i have been to the grocery store in a couple of years. >> brady and belichick not buying into the hype. at least rob gronkowski admits there is something motivating him. >> every week we just want to win. that is what the motivation is. >> so the patriots and colts gear up for a big matchup on sunday night football. andrew luck getting a lot of attention on the injury report this week. also some news on some big patriot injuries. something we will touch on coming up later in sports. trey daerr, 7 news. >> all right, trey. thank you. joining us right here on 7-nbc for all the action tomorrow, we get things started with our 7 on the sidelines show at 6:30.
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before football night in america followed by kick yauch at 8:00. we will have complete coverage after the game. >> sky 7 taking a trip up north. a vibrant glow from new hampshire. take a look at. this you can see all the colors changing there. the leaves reaching their peak up north. perfect weather this weekend to. check out some fall foliage. you will want to bundle up. another chilly night on the way. >> yeah. depending on how far north you go, nick, you may see some snow. pictures out of sugarloaf, maine. snow-capped hilltops and beautiful fall foliage. a freeze warning is in effect for much of eastern massachusetts tonight with the exceptions of boston metro area. the cape and the islands. for temperatures that are expected to drop well below that magical 32-degree mark. if you have any of those sensitive plants that are still hanging on, the basil, to may toes, you better have an italian dinner tonight. that is it for the growing season for us. current temperatures, right around 50 for moebs. norwood at 50 right now. it is still about a
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5-10-degree difference from where we were at 24 hours ago. the chill definitely settling in. you can see even some snow in southern vermont right now. some spot showers for the merrimack valley. now that, won't continue through the night. partly cloudy. again, very cold. we are looking at those mid-20's to mid-30's. and tomorrow, a chilly day, for sure. stuck in the 40's for most of us. how long does the cold stick around? we will get to that extended forecast in about ten minutes. >> a driver under arrest after a wild ride. police say the drunk driver drove the wrong way down route 3 in plymouth for nearly 20 miles. the troopers said they had to resort to dramatic and drastic measures to get that driver to stop. kelli o'hara live with the latest in plymouth. kelli? >> yeah. good evening, nancy. dramatic, absolutely. that is because this driver was going the wrong way on route 3 for more than 20 miles. just after midnight last night.
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tell us. troopers got a plethora of 911 calls just after midnight of a driver going the wrong way at route 3. he got on exit 6 or 7. they finally stopped him before the sagamore bridge by using stop sticks. luckily, a car that that man hit no, one was hurt in it. now, troopers arrested the 26-year-old kevin palmer of plymouth. they say after the use of stop sticks, the tires blew out. eventually, he came to a stop. that is where you can see, they led him into handcuffs right there into the barracks. now, palmer is facing a lot of charges, including an oui. he is going to be in falmouth court on monday morning. to hear all those charges. again, state police breathing a sigh of relief tonight that no one was hurt. live in plymouth, kelli o'hara, 7 news. >> new at 6:00: a woman is dead after a late-night car crash in westport. this happened last night along route six. you can see the car there on its roof. witnesses say the victim was
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sped up and rear-ended her, forring her car to flip over. it is other driver was arrested on drunk driving charges. >> a state trooper recovering tonight after a track or the-trailer slammed into his cruiser. it is crash happened last night while the officer was on a work detail on the mass. pike in newton. the air force was taken to mass. general and released this morning. police say the truck driver did not move over for the cruiser and the cstruction detail. the driver of the car was not hurt but could face charges. >> a car goes up in flames in ashland, after a teenager crashed his s.u.v. into a pole. pictures here, you can see the flames shooting out of the hood of the s.u.v. there. it happened at the intersection of east cedar and union streets. just before 11:00 this morning. no one was hurt. police did arrest the driver, though. 18-year-old roberto bonilla of ashland. police say he now faces a number of charges, including speeding. >> an uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman last year will be spending the
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the 47-year-old alejandro dohan pleaded guilty to rape and kidnapping charges. a judge sentenced him on friday afternoon to 10-12 years in prison. he is also connected to several other assaults, including one that took place on the esplanade in 2007. >> police still searching for a suspect after two people were stabbed in the street in east boston overnight. the violence broke out around 2:00 this morning on bennington street. both victims are expected to recover. boston police say the stabbings happened after a group got into a fight. >> it is a final farewell for u.s. airways. as the company's last flight a red-eye flight from san francisco landed at philadelphia international airport just before 6:00 this morning. it was a symbolic trip as u.s. airways prepares to merge with american airlines. the airline hoensed a big final farewell party before takeoff for passengers and the crew. also, uber drivers going on strike. drivers with the ride-sharing company plan to strike this weekend in cities throughout
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the country. but a check of the smartfone app shows there are still plenty of drivers on the road. they are demanding a 60% increase for certain rides. a $7 minimum fare and a cancellation fee. >> we are following more news today. lamar odom showing signs of improvement after spending three days in a coma. according to reports: the former n.b.a. star is awake and speaking. odom's estranged wife khloe kardashian has stayed by his side since his drug overdose. according to her mother, kris jenner, odom is still in critical condition. he was found unresponsive at a brothel in nevada on tuesday. >> turning now to the race for the white house. republican presidential front-runner donald trump in a war of words with fellow candidate jeb bush. meantime, hillary clinton is out on the campaign trail this weekend before what could be a difficult week on capitol hill.
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>> republican donald trump and jeb bush are at it again. taking aim at each other as they set their icy on the g.o.p. nomination. friday trump implied to bloomberg news that bush's brother george w was responsible for the 9-11 terrorist attacks. >> he was president. okay? don't blame him or don't blame hill. but he was president. the world trade center came down during his reign. >> that set off a twitter battle with jeb bush calling trump pathetic. "we were attacked and trump replieds, "no, you are pathetic." >> i think it's ridiculous to suggest that he is responsible for it. >> as republicans fought amongst themselves, hillary clinton took her campaign to alabama. late they are week, she testified before the house select committee on benghazi.
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issue wounds her campaign. joe biden's decision is close. >> he is looking at seriously getting in. >> the vice president watched his grandson play the flag football on saturday as supporters geared up for a possible run. if biden runs, he faces a severe fund-raising deficit compared with bernie sanders and clinton who are rapidly approaching deadlines to get on primary ballots in several key states. nbc news, new york. >> coming your way next on 7 news, nearly a century and a half of history comes to a close in kingston. two brothers say they are calling it quits from the family business. >> and an injured falcon gets much-needed help from a local police officer. and now it is on its way to recovery. woman: i'm here to fight h.i.v. and pandemics to come.
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>> it's the end of an era for a popular kingston business. two local brothers closing their doors. the pharmacy has been around since the 1870's. >> a lot of history there.
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the family agrees the time is right to call it quits. >> august 13, 1877. >> that is when it all started. and this past tuesday is when it ended. >> nothing left on the shelves. >> after nearly 140 years in business, the pharmacy in kingston is now closed for good. >> as you can see, all our inventory has been removed. >> paul and his brother tom owned the pharmacy. and they say an offer came along they couldn't refuse. >> i'm 73 years old. tommy is 70 years old. the opportunity struck. i have been looking for the right buyer. >> all the records were transferred to a nearby stop&shop. >> we got started with one black and white monitor. >> a big change from years past. >> these are prescriptions. what they used to do, they
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book. not like today. you buy it from a manufacturer. all made. >> so much history there. seeing all those there. books and bottles. the brothers, if you are wondering, are now working at a stop&shop. >> well, if the heat managed to stay off this long, it might be time to turn it on. as we head through the next couple of nights. the coldest temperatures we have had this season. the forecast is ahead. >> the sunday night show-case. game of the week right here on 7-nbc. some injury news to report from the patriots. we will fill you in next in
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>> hitting the water for the head of the charles today. more than 10,000 athletes from around the world are taking part in the three-mile race this weekend. races will take place throughout the weekend. and it was a chilly day, but at least the sun was out. >> rowing is challenging enough already as it is. then going out there... if you are by the esplanade today and looked at the water at all, waves coming on the charles. >> and trying to go maybe against wind as well. because we have had a breeze with us all day today. making our temperatures feel even chillier than they already were. we are right about 50 in the city of boston right now. but that's 5-10 degrees cooler than we were 24 hours ago. plus, you factor in the
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breeze. out of the west, northwest. about 10-20 miles per hour. and it can make those temperatures feel like they are in the 40's at times. even some snow showers in the green mountains of vermont right now. some spot showers through the merrimack valley. those will melt away through the next couple of hours. even the clouds moving out. a mostly clear sky overnight tonight. those winds pulling back a touch. prime for cooling. those temperatures will be dropping overnight tonight. partly cloudy. to even mostly clear. that freeze warning in effect for almost all of eastern massachusetts. with the exception of metro-boston, the cape and the islands. now, this color of blue here would actually extend back into the worcester hills. however, the growing season has already ended there. rest assured: those temperatures will be below freezing also in the worcester hills. tomorrow, mostly sunny. you will want to bask in the sunshine. it will be colder and that wind will still be quite blustery. highs tomorrow stuck in the 40's. 42 for a high in worcester.
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almost a preview of winter, the coldest temperatures that we have seen this season. now, tomorrow night, again, this is different. a freeze watch. that is in effect for tomorrow night for the city of boston. and also for cape cod and the vineyard. so we are expecting the growing season to even come to an end for metro-boston as we get into tomorrow night. if you haven't brought in those sensitive plants yet, it would be good to do that tonight. head of the charles for tomorrow again. blustery breeze out of the northwest. 46 for a high in the city of boston. you don't like the cold? i understand. maybe it's too soon for you to really be pabing on all of the winter layers. as we will be through the next couple of days. well, we will rebound with those temperatures as we get into the middle of next week. and boy, the it a big rebound. 49 for a high on monday. then on tuesday, back up into the low 60's. very seasonable for this time of year. and we stay with the milder temperatures through next
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with trey daerr. >> copping to you live from indianapolis. patriots-colts showdown on sunday night football. things can get pretty ugly for indy. tom brady and company continue their rampage on the n.f.l. if history is any indication, the patriots are pretty safe and often. new england, certainly likes this match-up against the colts. that is pretty much an understatement. new england riding the win streak against indy. the offense averaging better than 41 points a game during that stretch. the high point coming in 2012 when the pats dropped 59 on the colts. that was in andrew luck's first career start at gillette stadium. tomorrow night, we actually find out if the offense can keep this up against colts defense. >> it's similar to what they have done. but i mean, every time we go into a game thinking that it's similar, they changes things
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up. we have to be prepared for everything. we have to focus on the fundamentals of the play individually. just in case something else comes up that we are not prepared for or able to adjust. >> how many points we put up we put up. we are trying to score every time we touch the ball. i mean, we don't like punting. we like to put up points. they have good players. s if there are some different players. different names. all in all, you know, like i said, they are a good defense. >> some injury news to report for the patriots. not good news. jeff howl of the "boston herald." the first to report hightower will not be active for tomorrow's game. hightower went down in last week's win in dallas. terrell brown out for the season. new england putting him on injured reserve today with a foot injury. the veteran joining the pats as a free agent in the off
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he started the first two games. cameron fleming has been placed on the practice squad to replace brown. patriots and colts face off right here on 7-nbc. we will get you ready for kickoff with our 7 on the sidelines special. live in indy starting at 6:30. after the game, a big sports xtra. of course, we will have complete coverage here in indy. tim fox back in the studio to break down the game with our own joe amorosino. 7 sports has the pats and colts covered from every angle. the boston college defense only giving up three points so in conference play. that is phenomenal. b.c. looking to start jeff smith at quarterback. umass takes the field earlier today. they are currently in action against kent state. the game at amherst. last check, trailing 13-10 in the fourth quarter. harvard dominating lafayette.
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up 42-0 in the fourth quarter. the bruins looking to make it two straight for the first time this year. they are back on the ice in phoenix. live from indianapolis, trey daerr, 7 sports. >> thanks, trey. >> still ahead, a falcon in need of help until a local police officer came to his rescue. who's toughest on spending? fox news did the analysis and jeb bush had the best record. billions in pork, vetoed. eight budgets, balanced. and tax cuts every single year. right to rise usa
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