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>> the patriots take on the colts tonight. the team that started the ball rolling on deflate-gate. outside this morning. the sun is out. you are waking up to some of the coldest air we have seen so far this season. bundle up. >> an amber alert posted on places. now over a mo >> this man was driving the wrong way down the road for more than 20 miles. he was siing in jail this
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morning. >> this is 7 news today in new england. >> 9:00 this sunday morning. thank you for making us part of your day. i'm kris anderson. >> i'm nancy chen. those stories and more straight ahead on today in new england. brr is right. another cold one. you know, i know know this is step by step into winter. >> boot weather. making the case for. that right? mid-20's. lower 30's. even the city of boston hitting 33 degrees. the record low was 31. it is about as cold as it gets. for this time of year. current temperatures right now, not all that much better. 33 in worcester. 36 in boston. a breeze this afternoon. windchill factor running down into the 20's. at least we have that sunshine in place right now. a mix of scattered clouds in the afternoon. all in all, a dry day.
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although a cool day. if you are heading out to the head of the charles, temperatures late morning in boston, only near 40 degrees. should be about 46 this afternoon in boston over to cambridge as well. we take a look at the forecast throughout the day. quick drop-off this evening. in fact, tonight will be colder than it was last night and early this morning. there is a freeze warning in place from eastern massachusetts for all of us with the exception of nantucket. i do expect low to mid-20's to be widespread. but after tonight this is it. we do moderate those temperatures as you get into the day. >> football now. patriots ready for a grudge-match on the road in indianapolis tonight. tom brady and the patriots against the colts. for the first time, these two teams aretation off since the course. that was the start of a major off-season headache for tom brady and the patriots. >> now many say the pats are ready for revenge.
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>> there isn't that much to rivalries nowadays in the n.f.l. the patriots and colts have all the makings for a modern. day version around the league. after all of the talks over the last nine months, the patriots certainly don't have any need for extra motivation. with the trophy in hand, new england moved on to the super bowl. while the colts kicked off the 7-month-long psi smear campaign directed at tom brazie and the patriots. >> 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's time for deflategate revenge. the patriots players are simply toeing the company line. >> is this a little extra motivation for you coming into this week? >> i'm always pretty motivated. it will be an exciting game.
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they have a good team. you know, we all put a lot of effort in. the coaches, players. it is another opportunity for we can be a good football team. >> come on. isn't there any heart in there? extra? >> i'm a human. there is no doubt: i'm definitely a human. >> brady keeping it cool on the podium. coach belichick isn't pressing either. >> has anyone said "bill, kick windy's butt, will you?" >> i haven't been to the years. >> brady and belichick not buying into the hype. rob gronkowski admits there is something motivating him. >> every week we want to win. that is the motivation. >> some injury news for the patriots. copping out of saturday. defensive end trey flowers, and donte hightower both ruled out for the game. trey daerr, 7 news in new england. >> a lot of excitement in the air. catch the action right here on 7-nbc tonight.
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we have things started for you on 7 on the sidelines. a show at 6:30. followed by kickoff at 8:00. we will then have complete coverage after the game for you. 7-nbc. >> new this morning: investigators looking into a somerville. this happened on highland avenue. the first floor of the billing, as you see, home to a deli. those flames are now out. no one was there at the time. police say a 19-year-old man drove a car into a building in taunton last night. you see the front of the building was damaged from the impact. the driver now charged with operating to endanger. no word yet on any injuries. also happening today: the city of medford will break ground on the crystal campbell peace garden. campbell was one of the victims of the boston marathon bombing. organizers have spent two years raising money for this this memorial. some of the victims' families will be there as well. that event is on riverside avenue in medford. a ground braebing photo will
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first be taken at 1:20 this afternoon followed by a ceremony at 2:00. >> fast forwarding now to tomorrow. when a mother is expected to be arraigned. police say she is the one who set off an amber alert. the woman and her infant son were found safe right here in boston. it was actually, a nurse at children's hospital who noticed the child's matching the description of the amber alert. >> early saturday at around 2:00 a.m., state police activated an amber alert. sending notifications to phones all across the state. >> it was very startling. and you know, at that time of the night, i'm wondering, you know, how many people are going to hear this message? be. on the lookout for this car with new hampshire plates. >> i think that the amber alert is a great tool that we use to make sure that we can get that message out to everyone. >> police say 36-year-old tiffany cherry fled pennsylvania with her seriously ill two-month-old son.
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medical care. >> it is just really hard to believe. >> authorities believe she left big, barry late friday afternoon. drove more than 300 miles to boston. the child was suffering from severe dehydration. we are told cherry had a felony warrant issued out of pennsylvania along with three default warrants in massachusetts. it was a nurse at children's hospital who called police after she checked in a baby that matched the description of the amber alert. cherry was then arefersed at children's. the child is now in dss custody. >> a developing story this morning: doctors treating a man for hypothermia after he was rescued naked from boston harbor saturday afternoon. harbor. right no, no word on his condition. also this morning, forecast police say an alleged drunk driver who drove more than 20 miles down route 3 in the wrong direction is now under
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troopers say they had to resort to drastic measures to end this wild ride. kelli o'hara frorts plymouth. it worries me. >> you have to be aware of your surroundings. >> that is very scary. >> a shobing scene that has drivers talking. state police say this plymouth man was drivings the wrong way down route 3 early saturday morning. for more than 20 miles. >> i don't know why people think it's safe to get behind the wheel drinking. it is totally not. it is dangerous. the car is a weapon. >> just after midnight, state police received a flurry of 911 calls. all reporting a man going the wrong way down a busy highway. he esearchly hit another car. that driver, kevin palmer seen here after his arrest. investigators tell 7 news palmer was headed for the sagamore bridge until police used stop sticks, popping two of his tires. that is when they moved in and arrested the 26-year-old.
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hurt. but horrified by this driver's alleged actions. >> you may think you are a good driver. but it is other person sometimes you have to worry about. >> we are following more news today. a state trooper is recovering this morning after a track or the-trailer slammed into his cruiser. police say this trooper was on work detail on the mass. pike in newton. he was taken to mass. general is now back home recovering. a car going up in flames in ashland after a teenager crashed his s.u.v. into a utility pole. this happened at the intersection of cedar and union streets. just before 1:00 saturday morning. the good news here no, one was hurt. police arresting the driver now. 18-year-old roberto bonilla of ashland. he faces several charges, including speeding. >> northeastern university giving parents a big break. the school offering a 25%
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discount on graduate tuition for parents and siblings of current undergrads. the offer is called the lifetime learning membership. discounts in the spring semester. they expect a thousand students to enroll with the discount. >> still ahead this morgue on 7 news today in new england, former n.b.a. star still in critical condition this morning. after spending several days in a coma. we will have the signs of improvement for lamar odom this morning. >> also ahead, why two brothers have decided to close their pharmacy in king soon
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>> new this morning, panic at a wal-mart in pennsylvania after a gunman opens fire right in the parking lot. dozens of shoppers were trapped inside the wal-mart. it's about 20 miles southwest. the suspect shot at police who then returned fire, eventually subdued him. no one was hurt. >> wild scene there. lamar odom showing signs of improvement after spending three days in a coma. >> reports say the former n.b.a. star now awake and speaking. odom's estranged wife khloe kardashian has stayed by his side since the drug overdose. according to her mother kris jenner, odom is still in critical condition. he was found unresponsive at a
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>> in the morning, khloe who had been by his side the entire time was with him. and he opened his eyes and said "hey, baby." and gave thumbs-up. >> odom paid $75,000 to stay at that nevada brothel last weekend. >> coming up here on 7 news today in new england: after nearly 140 years in business, a pharmacy in kingston is closed now for good. how it was one of the most innovative drugstores in the area.
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>> welcome back. on this sunday morning. looks like another pretty day out there. yet another cold one. i heard that people had to yesterday. >> ice scrapers. wow. hoping. >> there was snow shovels up >> oh, man. >> yeah. we had a report from pepperell county. southern new hampshire inland. those folks last evening had a little bit of rain activity mixed in with some sleet and snow. any of that froze overnight. get out the scrapers this morning. get closer to the city of boston, we are all set with that. right? low temperatures in the city, 33. we didn't hit freezing. it was the coldest day in
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april 9. in worcester, below freezing. even a trace of sleet and late yesterday at the airport. you take a look at that at 28. coldest air in the city of worcester since april 2. certainly, cold air mass in place this morning. a cold air mass slow to warm up today. 33 right now in worcester. 36 in boston. slow and steadily getting afternoon. it will take some time. well. out of the northwest. at 10-12 miles an hour. on average right now. when you factor in the breeze, with this cool air mass in place, we have to talk about the windchill factor. feels like 24 right now in worcester. 28 in the city of boston. but we had the sunshine in place. and these snow showers up across vermont right now, there may be scattered clouds mixed in with the sunshine as we go throughout the day. the morning a little bit brighter compared to midafternoon hours. when you get that cold air mass over the relatively warm waters of the great lakes, you
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snow affecting portions of the high elevations across northwestern pennsylvania and back through upstate new york at this time. there is plenty of cold their southern canada here. from moosonee down through sudbury, ontario. montreal. 20's and lower 30's. that air mass has been pressing in towards southern new england. it is a breezy and chilly day today. high temperatures near 40 in the worcester hills. 46 in boston. maybe a few towns south of the city, close to 48 degrees. more clouds mix in with the sun for the afternoon. another cold one tonight. freeze warning from 2s to 9:00 in the morning. the reason why there is no freeze warning north and west of boston, is because of the hard freeze that we have already had, you know, including last night and early this morning. it will be plenty cold tonight inland. no question about.
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most towns. if you are one of those folks covering the potsed plants and flowers last night, you will have to do it again tonight. there is no freeze warning in place. colder tonight than it was last night. keep that in mind. record cold, not quite. we are just shy of it here in boston. we will be about 31 tomorrow morning. record tomorrow morning in boston, 28. tomorrow, it will be cool. mostly sunny skies. less wind, though. temperatures bounce back up into the mid to upper 40's. won't feel quite as cold. by tuesday, it will feel milder. temperatures back in the low 60's. guys? >> chris, thank you. a waltham officer making a wild save. he found a wounded falcon on the winter street bridge on saturday. the police department posted this picture of the bird on twitter. it was taken to the mspca. it will now be treated by a wildlife specialist. glad to see it is getting the help it needs. >> yeah. cute story there. still ahead, fast beehive that
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has been thanning off of a tree for weeks now, why it will not be easy getting rid of this one. >> they started a business in kingston in the 1800's. why two brothers now say the timing is right to close up shop.
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>> it's the end of an era for a popular kingston business. two local brothers closing their doors. tura's pharmacy has been around since the 1870's. >> the store and family agree it is the right time to close their doors. nick emmons has the story. >> 1877. this past tuesday is when it ended. after nearly 140 years in business, tura's pharmacy in kingston is now closed for good. >> as you can see, all ourl 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. >> their entire stock and all their records were transferred
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to a nearby stop&shop. >> we help each other out over the years. >> tura's was most of the... one of the most innovative drugstores in the area. it had a computer system in the 1980's. >> that's how we got started. one black and white monitor. one printer. >> a big change from years past. >> these are prescriptions. what they used to do is paste them in a book. they compounded in those days. it is not like today where you buy it from a. >>er all made. >> nick emmons, 7 news today in new england. >> meantime, a beehive causing a swarm scare in california. the hive now has been hanging off this 20-foot tree for three weeks. neighbors say it's actually growing bigger every day. dozens of people have complained. getting rid of it won't be so easy. >> that's the responsibility of the property owner. it kind of makes sense when you think about it. there are lots of houses, lots of sidewalks, lots of trees. we can't possibly be aware of
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>> beekeepers say the entire limb of that tree will have to be chopped down to get rid of that hive. meantime, there is an unexpected side effect, el nino. poisonous sea snakes spotted on the beaches on the california shore. this is the first time the snae snake has been seen on the west coast in more than 30 years. something to be aware of if you are heading in that direction. incredibly poisonous. >> yeah. you see a guy in there reaching to grab. >> maybe not. >> just ahead on 7 news, are you ready for some football? we will have a preview tonight in the prime-time showdown between the patriots and colts right here on 7-nbc. . >> good weather to get the crock pot going for tonight's game. we will take a look at the forecast. the cold air doesn't last that much longer. another cold one tonight. we have 60-degree readings in the 7-day ahead. >> plus, a group getting cold feet. instead of an a wedding, an
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event still went on.
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leadership isn't given. it's earned. realized. accomplished. fulfilled. won.
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it's taken. >> ready for a rematch. the patriots take on the colts tonight right here on 7-nbc. >> he was once an uber driver. now he is going to prison after pleading guilty to rape and kidnapping. >> plus, a groom backs out of his own wedding. how the family used the venue
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to help people in need instead. >> this is 7 news today in new england. >> man, weddings are not cheap. >> no. not at all. >> all right. welcome back, everyone. yes. i'm sure. i'm sure. all right. chris lambert, what do you have for us? you know, i turned on the heat for the first time last night. >> a lot of people did. you know, if you are one of those folks who hold out and say, you know, it is still early. not throwing it on yet. this may have been the breaking point. it was awfully cool. right? 28 in the city of worcester. 33 in boston early this morning. widespread. mid to upper 20's. right now we haven't made a whole lot of progress. 36 in town. in worcester. if you managed to not turn on the heat last night, maybe tonight is the night as it is going to be even colder. outside today, despite the sunshine that we have, fairly... nudging up into the 40's. 40 degrees expectsed in worcester itself. the coolest temperatures this
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afternoon, should manage 46 in boston. it is at least ten degrees below average levels. the coldest temperature was 45 in boston. that was set back in 1998. ... 1898. there is a freeze warning for the low kag that is already had a freeze. that is right now, the coastline, down through the cape and over to the vineyard. freeze warning from 2:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. tonight into tomorrow morning. >> 9:31 is your time this sunday morning. here is a look at the day's for you. a mother due in court tomorrow after an amber alert over the weekend. with signs on the highway. these signs here help spread the message on saturday. police say a woman from pennsylvania took off with her infant son who was sick. they were found okay right
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here in boston. apparently, a nurse at children's hospital noticed the child matching the description on the amber alert and then called authorities. an alleged drunk driver under arrest this morning. police say that this young man here drove more than 20 miles down route three but in the troopers had to resort to drastic measures to end that wild ride in plymouth. >> patriots fans getting ready to take on the colts tonight. tom brady and the patriots counting down to kickoff against the colts. the first time, obviously, since the afc championship game leading to deflategate. now many say the pats are ready for revenge. >> you think the colts are the one who is want revenge. since they got spanked last time so bad. the patriots have to be pumped for. this they are riding a six-game winning streak. indy may be needing a little revenge. high point coming in 2012. the pats dropped 69 on the
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that was andrew luck's first start at gillette. not going to forget that one. can the offense keep up against colts' defensive team this time? >> it is similar so what they have done. every time we go into a game thinking that it's similar, they change things up. we have to be preemd for everything. we have to be able to focus on our fundamentalling of the play individually. just as something else comes up that we are not prepared for or able to adjust. >> however many points we put up, we put up. we are trying to score every time we touch the ball. we don't like punting. we like to put up points as an offense. >> you know, there are some different players out there, different names. all in all, you know, like i said, they are a good defense. . >> you only need one more point than the other team to get the win. that is all that matters. catch the action tonight on 7-nbc.
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followed by kickoff at 8:30. we will have complete coverage for you after the game. again, that's all here right here tonight on 7-nbc. >> also this morning, new information in roxbury. where police say they have arrested and charged a man with assault fbs. this was on friday. the suspect reportedly carrying a firearm and verbally threatening bystanders after a high school football game near the dudley m.b.t.a. station. officials were able to subdue the suspect and confirm it was a replica firearm. he was issued a civil citation for having a pocket knife. also an uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman last year will be spending the next decade behind bars. the 47-year-old pleading guilty to rape and kidnapping charges. a judge sentencing to 10-12 years in prison. >> police are still searching for a suspect after a stabbing
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that happened on the street in east boston. violence broke out around 2:00 saturday morning on bennington street. both victims, good news here-- are expected to be okay. boston police say the stabbings happened after a group got into a fight. the boston marathon bombing survivor tying the knot, j.t. norton married his longtime girlfriend in foxboro last night. norton lost a leg in the bombing two years ago. several others were there to share this experience including his brother paul who also lost a leg in the bombing. >> congratulations to that couple. a man hailed a hero. now he is giving a firsthand account of a deadly campus massacre at a college in oregon. >> he is opening up about the moment that he came face-to-face with the gunman. >> we have upwards of 20 victims. >> chilling new details in the oregon community college
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survivor chris mintz, the army veteran who has been called a hero for protecting others. >> he is in a classroom. >> in a facebook post, he recalls the day that started out as normal but quickly descended into chaos. he writes "there was a bunch of yelling. there were gunshots going off that sounded like firecrackers." he says he sat in front of the class, he says everyone got up and took off. i stopped and held the door open and waited for everyone to leave safely. he then says he took direction from a counselor that kept screaming "someone needed to tell the people in the library!" i told her i would do it. >> somebody is outside one of doors. >> he made his way back to the classroom area where he came face-to-face with the gunman. he leaned out and started shooting as i turned toward him. this is how he described the shooter. it all. like he was playing a video game. and showed no emotion.
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mintz says the shots knocked me to the ground and felt like a truck hit me. he then says he was shot again while on the ground and that the gunman said "that's what you get for calling the cops." mintz writes in the facebook post that he told the gunman he didn't call police and they were already on the way. he then yelled to the gunman, "it's my kid's birthday, man." mintz says the shooter pointed the gun right at my face and then retreated back into the classroom. >> hello, everyone. i'm doing well. >> a friend posted this video of mintz in the hospital. he has since been released and has this lingering question. "i'm so con fupzed as to why he didn't shoot me again." nick emmons, today in new england. >> such is a brave young man. mintz says one of the bullets missed his hearby an inch. >> california police finding new clues in a rekrejt attack on an american hero. investigators releasing the sketches of the two men who allegedly stabbed airman spencer stone outside a bar last week. police are offering rewards
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suspects. stone was released from the hospital last week. he is credited for helping to stop a terrorist attack on a train in france. back in august. >> hundreds gathering in missouri to remember two fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty. a memorial service was held in downtown kansas city on saturday. these two men died monday after an apartment building collapsed around them. this happened minutes after the firefighters rescued two people from inside. some boston firefighters attended the memorial honoring their fallen brothers. the most wanted man in mexico and the united states still on the run this morning. but authorities may be closing in. mexican officials say joaquin el chapo guzman was injured in the latest close call with police. this drug lord escaped maximum security prison back in july. the u.s. and mexican troops have been working together to try and capture him ever since. police say he was protected by local residents, including
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officials that he paid as lookouts. u.s. authorities will confident they will eventually get him. for now, his trail is once again, cold. >> now the race for the white house. donald trump taking aim at jeb bush. the comments reigniting a war of words. hillary clinton is preparing to answer some tough questions on capitol hill. republicans donald trump and jeb bush are at it again. taking aim at each other as they set their eyes on the g.o.p. nomination. on 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 him. he was president. the world trade center came down during his reign. >> it set off a twitter battle with jeb bush calling trump pathetic. "we were attacked and my brother kept us safe," he tweeted. trump replied "no. you are pathetic." even ben carson weighed in on the controversy. >> i think it's ridiculous to suggest that he is responsible for it.
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questions about this latest feud. >> mr. trump, can you clarify, do you think that 9-11 was president bush's fault? as the republicans fight amongst themselves, democratic front-runner hillary clinton took her campaign to alabama. think testified before the house committee on ben gazy. republicans have used the killing of four american officials there, including winchester native glen doherty while clinton was secretary of state as an issue to wound her campaign. the vice president joe biden... if vice president joe biden jumps into the race, she will have another challenge. >> there is more evidence that he is looking seriously at getting in. >> vice president watched his grandson saturday play flag football: as supporters geared up for a possible run. the former delaware senator ted kauffman writing "let's
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if he decides to run, we will need each and every one of you." if biden does run, he faces a severe fund-raising deficit compared with clinton and bernie sanders. >> politics continues. still ahead here on today in new england, the groom got some cold feet and backed out of his wedding. we will tell you what the bride's family decided to do when left with a venue but no wedding. >> we are looking ahead to more races today as part of
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>> well, it was supposed to be a beautiful wedding. skyline. after the groom got cold feet, the would-be bride's family was left with the venue but no wedding. >> boy. what do you do do in this situation? a heartbreaking situation that turned into a night they will never forget. >> the tables are set. food hot out of the oven. and one by one, the guests arrived. these aren't the men and women and children the dwayne family originally planned to host. but they are happy to do it, nonetheless. >> when i found out on monday that the wedding would not be taking place, it just seemed like, of course, this would be something that we would do to give back. >> earlier in the week, the would-be groom got cold feet and called off the wedding. rather than cancel the $5,000
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outing, the bride's family invited the city's homeless for a once in a lifetime meal at one of sacramento's finest hotels. >> i think it is very generous, actually. to give it to someone else. it is giving. >> many came with their families, giving their kids a rare night out. >> when you are going through a hard time and a struggle, for you to get out and do something different with the family, you know, it is really a blessing. >> there is plenty to go around. 120 people were invited to the wedding before it got canceled. >> this is not coming out of ours... >> the night is still painful for the dwaynes. their 27-year-old daughter chose to stay home. >> i feel a lot of heartache and heartbreak for her. but i will take away something good from this. i will. >> turning a night that was supposed to be about their family into one that takes care of others.
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>> well, part of the $35,000 price tag for the wedding included a nonrefundable honeymoon. so today mother and daughter are setting off for belize. >> that is a tough one. i mean, that is a lot of stuff right on the line. it is good to see them giving back to the community. >> and unwinding in belize for a while will help her forget. >> hopefully. all right. coming up on 7 news today in new england, tracy morgan back on snl. highlights ahead. >> cold start for the day. cold dale overall. even colder tonight. we will take a look at the that's amazing. it's amazing. this is amazing. real people are discovering surprising things at chevy. we're sold. it's so pretty. beautiful. it feels great. perfect. this is not what i would expect from a chevy at all. get more than you expect for less than you imagined. the 2015 models are going fast. find your tag and get cash back for 15% of the msrp on select 2015 vehicles in stock. or, get 0% financing for 72 months
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>> rowers will be hiing the water for the head of charles again today. more than 10,000 athletes from around the world are taking part in the three-mile race this weekend. thousands of spectators taking it all in as well. the event will help bring more attention to rowing in the olympics. you know, though, it's a gorgeous night always with that water. you see how choppy it is from all the wind. on a machine, definitely not like those athletes out there. >> i used to be a rower when i was young. >> oh. >> if you go up-wind, and the wind is 15-20 miles an hour, that is going to be tough. >> i'm sure.
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i did it in elementary school. >> oh! all right. all right. bragging over here. . >> well, i can imagine that. if the water is choppy out there. it is a cool morning. no question about that. the spectators heading out to the event. plan on cool temperatures ail day long. 36 in boston. winds out of the northwest. at 13 miles an hour. yesterday is more out of the west. maybe a little bit of cross action too with the wind direction out there. windchill factor, this is map that had it dust off here. you get cool temperatures and a breeze, you add insult to injury. feels like 24 right now in worcester. 28 in boston. however, looking at the future here over the next couple of weeks, i think today and tonight, the coldest air mass
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will be over the next couple of weeks. moderating trend back over the forecast. a lot of sunshine right now. fair-weather clouds mixed in with the sunshine this afternoon. even at times, there may be enough clouds to give us a partly to mostly cloudy sky for an hour or two this afternoon. 40 in the worcester hills. 46 in boston. 48 south r south of the city. it is a cool day overall. in fact, the coldest high temperature for the date in boston is 45 degrees. back in 1898. we are just above that this afternoon. then it is another cold night tonight. in fact, a full degrees colder than it was this morning. 31 in boston. low to mid-20's in a lot of the suburbs. out through worcester county. some upper teens maybe showing up in northwestern massachusetts. certainly, a cold night tonight. a freeze warning along the coastline. down through the cape. the reason why there is not a freeze warning farther inland, is because the growing season has ended. once you end the season, the freeze warnings no longer come out. temperatures will be well below freezing tonight inland. mostly sunny skies tomorrow. cool day. less wind. mid to upper 40's.
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better out there as the wind sub sides and we get a little warmer. if you are heading up north, it looks nicer with more sunshine and less wind. although still cool the next couple of days. the pattern does change. as we get into midweek. you have noticed this afternoon, 60's and 70's out through the plains. a piece of this mild air breaks off and moves into new england. we won't hit the 70's. we will hit the 60's beginning on tuesday. and i think much of the mid to late week period and even into next weekend, upper 50's to loweller to middle 60's will be the theme. much more seasonal pattern ahead. not much rain in the forecast. could have a spot shower across northern massachusetts tuesday. maybe a passing shower too on thursday. no major storms, guys. s if that 26 hurts. >> it does. too early in the year to take those temperatures. >> up next, here is a bit of sunshine. something that will make you smile. tracy morgan back on
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late-night tv. see part of his return to snl. >> then coming up at 10:00, ready for revenge: more from trey daerr in indy ahead of tonight's big game right here
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>> can median tracy morgan is back and hosted this week's edition of saturday night live. >> oh, he was great. morgan returns to the stage after a tragic traffic accident left him in a coma. in one skit, the opening monologue, he was joined by alex baldwin, tina fey and jack mcbrar.
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>> tracey, i'm so happy you are alive. insurance settlement because of this, i may also be in love with you. >> i love you too, tiny butt >> they need to bring that show back. it was yael good to watch. i mean, we have been following his journey. it was nice to see him back where it all started for him. >> he looks like he is doing well. still ahead in the next half hour of 7 news today in new england: getting ready for sunday night football. featuring the patriots and the colts. and it's right here on 7-nbc. tom brady's father is now speaking out. how many points he would like to see new england score in the big game. >> can you say all of them? plus, an amber alert over now.
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geico motorcycle, great rates for great rides. >> an amber alert is over after an infant is found in boston. the mother facing serious charges. now one of her friends is speaking out. >> a fire breaking out in a this morning. the latest on the situation there. >> it is the game patriots fans have been waiting for for defending champions taking on the colts for the first time since the deflategate saga got under way. >> an olympic gold medalist: rio.
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>> 10:00. chilly sunday morning. thank you so much for joining us. i'm kris anderson. >> i'm nancy chen. you know, it has been a weekend of firsts. first time bringing out the boots this season. >> okay. mittens, you said? i thought about it. first time turning on the heat, also. >> you are braver than me. quite some time. >> i was going to say. itch had the heat come on a few times since the last two or three weeks. i have an excuse. my daughter, nine months old. i have to keep the house warm enough for her. that is my excuse. all right. boston and worcester, guys, the coldest since early april. it's been some time. over six months. we are only at 40 in town right now. 36 in worcester. slow and steady temperature-wise throughout the day. a lot of sunshine right now. more clouds mixing in with the sun. if you are heading down to the head of the charles, a
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high temperatures in boston this afternoon, about 46 degrees. 40-41 in worcester. mid to upper 40's south of the city. so again, about as cold as it gets for this time of year. a freeze warning for the coastline tonight. down through the cape. lows in the upper 20's and lower 30's. we will talk temperatures in the 7-day ahead. >> top story this morning: a mother from pennsylvania facing serious charges after triggering an amber alert. police say she took her seriously ill son and then fled. >> they were found right here in boston. and now one of her friends is talking about what happened. we have the story. >> early saturday at around 2:00 a.m., state police activated an amber alert. senning notifications to >> it was very startling. and you know, at that time of night, i'm wondering, you know, how many people are going to hear this message. >> the alerts warned people be on the lookout for this car. new hampshire plates.
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a great tool that we use to make sure we can get that message out to everyone. >> police say 36-year-old tiffany cherry fled pennsylvania with her seriously ill two and a half-month-old son. allegedly ignoring directions to get the boy emergency medical care. >> it is hard to believe. >> authorities believe she left wilkes-barre, pennsylvania late friday afternoon. drove more than 300 miles all the way to boston. reported the child was suffering from severe dehydration. we are told cherry had a felony warrant issued out of pennsylvania along with three default warrants in massachusetts. it was a nurse at children's hospital who called police after she checked in a baby that matched the description of the amber alert. cherry was then arrested at children's. custody. >> new this morning, investigators are looking into a small fire at a building in this happened on highland avenue. the first floor of the bying
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flames are now out. no one was there at the time. >> police say a 19-year-old man drove a car into a building in taunton last night. check this out. you see the front of the building suffered damage from the impact. the driver is charged with operating to endanger. no word on if anyone was hurt. >> all right. it is finally game day for the patriots. so sunday's showdown, set between the defending champs and the colts. the first meeting between the championship game. and pats fans have not forgotten that. if game which kicked off deflategate. >> the team won't admit they are looking for payback. trey daerr tells us, no matter what their motivation, is they want a big win in indy. >> there isn't that much of rivalries for the n.f.l. the patriots and colts have all the makings for a modern-day version around the league. that's been the talk over the nine months. the patriots certainly don't
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motivation. >> with the lamar hunt trophy in hand, new england moves on to the super bowl. the colts kicked off a 7-month-long psi-induced smear campaign directed at tom brady and the patriots. >>. >> let's start out by addressing the football issue 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. the patriot players are simply toeing the company line. >> does this give you extra motivation this week? >> i'm always pretty motivated. it will be an exciting game. they have a good team. we put a lot of effort in. the coaches, players. it is another opportunity for us to go out there and, you know, see if we can be a good football team. >> come on. isn't there any heart in there? any human that wants a little extra? >> i'm a human. there is no doubt.
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definitely a human. >> brady keeping it cool on the podium. coach belichick isn't pressing the personal motivation either. >> recently, has anyone pulled you aside in the grocery store and been like, "bill, kick indy's butt, will you?" >> i haven't 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. suspect. patriots. coming out of saturday. trey flowers, linebacker donte hightoweler ruled out for the game. trey daerr, 7 news today in new england. >> fans are not the only ones hoping for revenge. tom brady's dad telling the new york daily news that the main thing he is hoping for is a win. tom brady sr. went on to say "i would like to see them put 60 points on the board." >> of course, you can catch
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all the action right here on 7-nbc. we get things started with our 7 on the sidelines show at 6:30. followed by kickoff at 8:30. we will then have complete coverage for you after the game. >> also this morning: new information out of roxbury. police say they have arrested and charged a man with assault on friday. the suspect was reportedly carrying a firearm and threatening bystanders after a high school football game near the dudley m.b.t.a. station. officials were able to subdue the suspect. the weapon was a replica firearm. he was also issued a civil citation for possession of a pocket knife. doctors treating a man for hypothermia after he was rescued naked from boston harbor saturday afternoon. police say he vumpd into the harbor. right now no word on his condition. >> also on 7:s a driver arrested after police say he went on a dangerous drive. he allegedly drove more than 20 miles going the wrong way.
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well, troopers say they had to resort to drastic measures to finally get this driver to stop. 7's kelli o'hara explains. >> it's speechless. it worries me. >> you have to be aware of your surroundings. >> that is really scary. very scary. >> it is a shocking scene that has drivers talking. state police say this plymouth man was driving the wrong way down route 3 early saturday morning. for more than 20 miles. >> i don't know why people think it is safe to get behind the wheel drinking. it is totally not. it is dangerous. the car is a weapon. >> just after midnight, state police received a flurry of 911 calls. all reporting a man going the wrong way down a busy highway. even allegedly hiing another car. police say that driver kevin palmer seen here, just after his arrest. >> investigators tell 7 news palmer was headed towards the sagamore bridge until police used stop sticks, popping two of his tires. that is when they moved in and arrested the 26-year-old. people we met glad no one was
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driver's alleged actions. >> we tell them to be safe. i worry. >> a pay attention to the other people. you may think you are a good driver. it is other person sometimes you have to worry about. >> kelli o'hara, 7 news today in new england. >> checking news across the country now. a frightening scene at a wal-mart in pennsylvania. gunfire breaks out. this happened in a township. the suspect was taken to the hospital. no other injuries were reported. >> one person was killed, hundreds were sent running down in fort myers, florida. at a zombie-com event last night when shots rang out there. four others were taken to the hospital. they are expected to be okay. authorities are still searching for the suspect. >> officials in st. louis investigating the city's fifth church fire in nine days. the fire broke out yesterday morning at the new life missionary baptist church. fire officials say the string
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of fires is no coincidence. >> is arson... if these are being intentionally set, there are doors. it isn't spontaneous combustion. they are not occurring on their own. >> authorities believe someone torched the church. investigators are now searching for any link between this fire as well as the other previous church fires. >> still ail head this morning on 7 news today in new england: special groundbreaking will take place later today. hear about the plans to honor one of the victims of the boston marathon bombings. >> plus, we caught up with an olympic swimmer taking in the head of the charles. what he had to say about his road to rio. >> cold day on the river. cold day across new england today. we have milder temperatures in
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>> many towns and cities, the coldest air we have seen since early april. including the city of boston. at 3 degrees this morning. 28 in worcester. 23 in jaffrey, new hampshire. temperatures right now, at 40 degrees. a lot of sunshine. a bit of a breeze. temperatures only slowly warming up throughout the day. as that northwesterly wind is steady out there. close to 16 miles an hour from plymouth to boston. out through worcester. and that steady wind will continue to import the cool air mass that we have northwest of us.
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we talk about the windchill factor. now. feeling like 27 in worcester. it will feel like mid to up 0er's this afternoon thanks to the breeze. we have clouds micked in with sunshine this afternoon. we don't see any of these instability snow showers down over the great lakes. of course, that is due thanks to the cold air passing over the relatively warm waters of the great lakes. a lot of instability and a lot of that moisture getting basically, picked up and delivered in the form of snow showers down-wind of the great lakes. we take a look at what's goes on. a lot of sunshine tomorrow. tomorrow is is a transition day in terms of lightening up
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the wind speed. a couple degrees warmer tomorrow afternoon versus this afternoon. only 40 in the worcester hills. 46 in the city of boston. tonight, it does become mainly clear. with any scattered clouds leaving us. cold night ahead of us. freeze warning in place along the coastline. down through the cape. 22-26 inland. 32 in the city of boston. low 0's down across the cape. the reason why there is no freeze warning inland, the growing season has now ended. thanks to the cold temperatures that we have had this morning. we take a look at the forecast. it will be below freezing. no question about. that is it close to record territory? well, we are close. we haven't broken any records. the record low this morning in boston was 31. the record low tomorrow morning in boston is 28. i think we will be about 31 degrees to kick off on monday. monday afternoon, pretty good out there. it is cool. lighter winds and a lot of sunshine. upper 40's.
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it around on tuesday. a piece of this mild air through the midwest starts to work back into new england. as the cold air does retreat. a cold blast this weekend. by midweek, by tuesday, we do enjoy the milder temperatures back with us. closer to seasonal levels which means close to 60 degrees. we will be there through much of the upcoming week. very low rain chances. could have a spot shower on tuesday. maybe a passing shower or. two i will tell you the higher chance of that is on thursday. with the next front. no major storms in here. guys? >> thanks. happening today: the city of med will break ground on the crystal campbell peace garden. campbell was one of the victims of the boston marathon bombing. organizers have spent two years raising money for this special memorial. some of the bombing victims' families will be there as well. the event is on riverside avenue in medford. that ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. >> a boston marathon survivor tying the knot.
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foxboro. he lost a leg in the marathon bombing two years ago. and several other survivors were there, inklupding his brother paul who also lost a leg in the bombing. >> just ahead on 7 news today in new england: the head of the charles drawing thousands of spectators. we caught up with one spectator who happens to be an olympic gold medalist. he was taking it all in ahead
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>> it was a bit chilly. athletes hit the water for the head of the charles yesterday. taking part in the three-mile race this weekend. thousands of spectators are take it all in as well. the athletes there say the event will help bring more attention to rowing in the olympics. >> isn't this a perfect scenario? my love of the sport of rowing. and the olympic movement is copping together on this day. we get to bring the olympic spirit to the fans watching this rowing event. >> don't worry. if you missed the action yesterday, you can head out for more races today. >> team u.s.a. is looking very excited to go out there and do some damage. >> that guy look familiar? maybe you recognize him here a little bit better. gold medalist ryan lochte has his sights set on rio. >> the swimming champ sitting
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one interview. >> with 11 olympic medals, ryan lochte is one of the world's most dominant swimmers. but now the rochester, new york native has his eyes set on the 2016 olympic games and on rio. team u.s.a. looking very some damage. >> and lochte is no stranger to success. in 2012, he took home five >> there is no way anybody is going to catch lieian lochte now. >> all accolades aside, he and his team are hungry for more. dominant. we have been dominant for years and years. and we are going to go there and do what we do best. and show up and race. >> the olympic competition is sure to be stiff. especially against his teammate michael phelps who is returning for his fifth olympic games. >> phelps has a win, gold! >> lochte says all he can do
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is focus on his race. >> everyone is finding different ways to get back there every year. you can't limit yourself the one team. now it's like the whole world is getting faster. and we are to... we have to show up and do our thing. >> although boston's bid for the 2024 olympics got shut down, lochte says the city would have been great for the games. >> i wish it was. but you know no, matter what, we are team u.s.a.... we are going to be there and we are going to be ready. >> lochte also says that one of his favorite things about being an olympic athlete is that he gets to represent his country. in his words, he says it is awesome. >> like his swimming is awesome. he and phelps. fun to watch. >> oh, absolutely. >> up next on today in new england, a packed week on the campaign trail. including the democratic presidential debate. chuck todd joins us for a preview. a chilly day out there, chris
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>> it was a busy week. donald trump remains in the lead on the republican side. but could ted cruz be a real contender? chuck todd with a preview of what's next on meet the press. chuck? >> well, good morning. this sunday, a sense of urgency. fast new sense in the presidential race.
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clinton's strong debate performance upping the pressure on forecast joe biden and that draft movement. on the other, it is trump and carson still sitting on top. but ted cruz about to have his moment? i have a sitdown with him, the senator from texas plans on creating his moment. a big showdown in... on benghazi. has the commute tee been discredited even before the hearing begins? did donald trump just blame george w. bush for 9-11 or is jeb bush looking desperately to pick a fight with trump? all that and more coming up on meet the press. >> weather cooling off. a cold one today. >> it is. temperatures struggling this afternoon. close to 40 in the worcester hills. 46-48 in boston. south of the city as well. becoming mainly clear tonight. as after we lose the evening clouds. 22 in the coldest suburbs.
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boston. the cold weather is out of here by tuesday. back in the low 60's. >> can't wait for tuesday. right? >> that is going to do it for us this sunday morning. thank you for making us a part of your day. >> i'm kris anderson. >> i'm nancy chen v. a wonderful day. we will see you back here next weekend. by the way, go pats. >> dancing over there. you have some moves, buddy. it is time to deal with skyrocketing out-of-pocket costs. commentator: the 32-year-old head of a pharmaceutical company raised the price of a life-saving drug overnight by 5,000%. to crack down on these abuses. commentator: he may be lowering it after hillary clinton blasted him out of the water. her plan would limit the out-of-pocket costs
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that consumers have to pay. clinton: nobody in america should have to choose between buying the medicine they need and paying their rent. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. leadership isn't given. it's earned. realized. accomplished. fulfilled. won. leadership isn't given.
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