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heading to court accused of arking an ber alert. why her family tells 7news it's a misunderstanding. >> putting the brakes on the mbta's plans to raise fares, one laureate is not onboard with this idea. >> jadiann: it's a monday morning, we're so happy you're joining us, good morning to you, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. it feels like winter out there. >> jadiann: absolutely does. as a matter of fact, it's record cold. >> christa: you broke out your winter coat over the weekend. i've been wearing the puffy coat and there's no shame in this game whatsoever. >> jeremy: not one bit. and look at these numbers, down into the 20s. the city at 31. the record in boston is 28. so near record cold. beverly 28, orange 18. even on the cape and the islands, surrounded by warm ocean water not helping. down into the 30s on the cape and the islands. the air is dry and there's no wind out there so your morning commute does not have any weather issues. mostly sunny skies with temperatures moving out of the 20s this morning.
even at 2:00 this afternoon, when you find your warmest part of the day, still only in the upper 40s. our normal high is about 61. today. 7:00 this evening, cool. mostly clear. temps down into the 40s. milder tomorrow. we will talk more about that in about 15 minutes. >> jadiann: thank you so much, j.r. let's get out to rich kirkland. >> rich: good morning. the only slowdown is downtown, very minor as traffic tries to get into the ted williams tunnel. there's a backup downtown but nothing wrong with the bridges and decks and tunnels right here as you see downtown. there's a look at the turnpike. live traffic, very easy ride on the turnpike. 495 all the way downtown and the expressway is clear. the t is as well as they're just getting going on this monday morning. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. new this morning, despite an order to stop operating in nevada, fantasy sports company
officials with the nevada gaming control board prohibited daily fantasy sites thursday saying they're gambling, rather than games of skill. bob kraft financially sported draftkings. his son talked about it before last night's game. >> jadiann: the mother who set off an amber alert over the weekend will face a judge. victoria warren has that story and says that family is speaking out about what happened. >> reporter: tiffany cherry heading to court, accused of triggering an amber alert when she fled philadelphia for boston with her seriously ill baby who needed immediate medical attention for dehydration. >> shouldn't be so quick to judge. >> tiffany's family says tiffany knew her 2-month-old son was sick and she took off for boston children's hospital after she felt doctors in philly weren't moving fast enough. >> they had her sitting in a
what for, what's going on, so she had mentioned that she would rather bring the baby to where she knows she can get him good medical care, where she's familiar with, home. >> tiffany's cousin says the baby was born at boston children's hospital. a nurse recognized mother and baby from the amber alert and called 911. tiffany was arrested on child endangerment charges and her son placed in the custody of the department of children and families. >> tiffany is a loving mother. she -- her kids are her world, her life. there's nothing she wouldn't do for them. >> christa: okay. that was 7's victoria warren reporting for us this morning. also in just a few hours, the long-time girlfriend and fugitive companion of whitey bulger will be in federal court to face a new charge. let's go to chris kris anderson. you have a look at what we're expected to see.
>> reporter: catheri greig is expected to plead not guilty to contempt. her refusing to testify about whitey bulger in front of the grand jury. greig is serving an 8 year sentence for helping bulger hide for 16 years. she pled guilty to harboring a fugitive in 2012, a year after arrested in cal. federal agents want to know if anyone else helped the couple while on the run and if there's money out there that bulger hid i. if graying catherine greig refuseses to testified. >> jadiann: a fire broke out on bishop's gate road last night. officials say it spread from the fireplace all the way to the roof of the home. two people inside at the time managed to get out safely. no one was hurt. new this morning, state lawmakers weighing in on the latest t controversy and how it could affect riders. at a board meeting friday officials with the mbta talked
about the possibility of raising fares is a way to close a budget gap. according to the herald, house speaker robert deleo says hikes should be considered as a last resort. mbta officials are looking as ways to cut costs while boosting revenue to balance the budgets. the patriots and fans getting revenge on the indianapolis colts. new england waking up undefeated following the rematch of january's afc championship game. it was a slow start. tom brady threw his first interception after a pass bounced off julian edelman. >> christa: a different story is in the second half. brady came out firing back. he found his favorite target, rob gronkowski, for a touchdown. it was the 60th in gronk's career. later, he found legarrette blount, one of his two touchdown's of the night. so after the game, brady was
not completely satisfied. >> i thought they competed pretty hard. i thought our execution was off at times, so it was a good win. glad we won. it's always good to win on the road. so we got a quick turn around this week. division game. so it will be fun. >> christa: he's completely conference. >> jadiann: like this during the everyone. left? the pats take on the jets next sunday in foxboro. last night's game really turned on one play by the colts. >> jadiann: a lot of the colts tried to take i guess a page from bill belichick's and the patriots playbook but it just didn't work. johnathan hall is at gillette. some are calling this one of the worst play calls ever. >> reporter: i think so. good morning, the patriots have won seven in a row over indy. they won in indy and it was a bizarre play, as you said. kind of a trick game, if you
indy tried an onside kick in the first half, pretty unusual. then a fake punt in the second half. let's take a look. it was really a crazy play. the team shifted with most all of the offense lined up right and only a couple guys near the ball. the pats special teams didn't panic, made the tackle. the safety took the snap and pretty soon he was on his butt. some called it a desperation move in that situation that didn't call for it. fans see it as a coaching blunder and they're happy the patriots scored a few plays later. >> i don't know what the colts were thinking on the special teams play. it was garbage. timeout. 12 guys on the field and get them to jump offsides. >> a critical play. >> yes. >> the turning point. >> uh-huh. >> it turned out to be one of the most failed fakes probably of all time. >> i've never seen anything more
bizarre. >> the patriots win 34-27. it was not the blowout the fans wanted but the pats are undefeated. they're 5-0 for the first time since the 2007 season when they won every regular season game. >> jadiann: thank you so much. we'll have much more on the patriots throughout the next two hours. 7's trey daerr is in indianapolis. you'll want to look for his live reports at 6:00 a.m. >> christa: the race for the white house. the war of words between donald trump and jeb bush heating up. bush releasing an attack ad questioning trump's ability to be president. >> trump says he, quote, always felt that i was in the military despite never serving in the military and draft deferments during vietnam. >> it highlights comments from trump that called into question his understanding of the u.s. military. trump meantime so far has not
president joe biden expect him to decide in the next few days whether or not he'll run for president. over the weekend biden called the head of a major firefighters union. sources tell nbc news based on that conversation, it sounds like the vice president is strongly considering a run. another source says biden talked about campaign fundraising and infrastructure. democratic frontrunner hillary clinton will not be on the campaign trail today. clinton will spend the day preparing for thursday's ban gaza hearing on capitol hill. she says reps are trying to hurt her standings in the polls but the chairman says they're looking for the facts. >> christa: hillary clinton and donald trump will see who gets the last laugh in late night. donald trump appearing on jimmy kimmel live and the "tonight show" will reair hillary night. clinton is set to appear on the late show with stephen colbert. started. concerns on the boston
university campus this morning. coming up, where a student says she was sexually assaulted. >> christa: from festive to chaos. why the search for suspects at a shooting in a florida festival is getting tougher. >> jadiann: a local man putting his feelings about deflategate on display. see the halloween decoration that's the talk of the patriots nation. >> jeremy: temperatures into the tends. the city of boston below freezing. cold morning commute. cold evening commute. cold day but we warm it up tomorrow. forecast up next. >> rich: that's a live shot at traffic on the turnpike right now. very light, very heavy at the moment getting into the ted williams tunnel. we talk about it all coming up in "7 news today in new england." [ female announcer ] business travel isn't just about the going. it's also about the going home. and being connected all along the way. whether you're working or recharging,
welcome back at 5:13. check this out. these are different teams from all over, literally pulling a jet plane. this was the plane pulling challenge. all to benefit the american cancer society. this whole event raised about $64,000 yesterday at logan airport. and so what the teams were doing is they had a certain amount of time, they were timed, and they had to pull this jetblue plane across the tarmac and whoever did it the quickest and got the plane 24 feet won. the winning team was a local towing company. the guys who -- >> christa: they're used to that. >> jadiann: they pulled in just over seven seconds into you were on one of the teams. >> jadiann: i was hosting it so i didn't have to pull the plane. >> christa: oh, i'm disappointed. >> jadiann: i was going to get street cred. >> christa: i kept texting her and was like, good luck on the
plane pull and you were like, thanks. it's all good. someone had to host it. >> jadiann: those guys were really good. it was impressive. >> christa: that's pretty cool and it was cold out there as well yesterday and the day before. >> jeremy: great stuff there. wicked cold this morning. temperatures down into the 20s to around 30. a cold day with temps struggling to make it out of the 40s. milder for the rest of the week. temperatures where we should this time of year and dry. boston at 31. bedford 25. orange 18. down through the south coast and cape, the temps running in the 20s to around 30. been a while since we've had temps this cold. the city 31. last time we were this cold early part of april and for worcester, the end of march when you had a low at 19. boy, that march was cold. this morning, how about record cold? boston the record is 28. year at 31. it will be close. near record cold. the air is dry so high pressure, mostly sunny skies.
about on top of us, no snow flurries, they're offshore. a couple of fronts coming at us, first a warm front that will eventually deliver the goods. not today though but notice thunder bay at 50. big trout lake at 46. warmer than boston. so if you've got nice warm air in canada eventually it will find italy way into new england. it's on the move. it will be here tomorrow. cold today, temps this afternoon only in the 40s. tomorrow afternoon, the numbers can make the low to mid 60s. then we'll back it off wednesday. seasonal. not another arctic front wednesday with temperatures probably in the middle and upper 50s. today, mostly sunny skies. cold. temps between 44 and 48. boston this afternoon 48. lakeville 47. our normal high should be about 61 so forget that. dracut 47. into the worcester hills, middle and per 40s. fitchburg 45.
worcester 45. the cape and the islands, cold this morning and this afternoon, chilly. across the country, chicago this afternoon at 70. minneapolis 75. if you leave new england on business travel the rest of the nation is not following suit. it's seasonal and mild, especially the center part of the nation and the southeast. that finds its way into new england. tonight, partly cloudy skies. 30s and 40s. tomorrow warmer with a mix of clouds and sunshine. high temps tomorrow mid 60s. remainder of the week, wednesday upper 50s. thursday making a run at 70 with sprinkles possible thursday afternoon then sunshine for friday and saturday. see you in a bit. >> christa: thank you. one man is dead, another in critical condition after a car plunges off a wharf in california. the driver crashed through a fence then dropped about 20 feet into the ocean saturday night. lifeguards jumped in after him, swam one of the men to the shore on a paddle board and brought
the other to a waiting coast guard boat. the driver swerved to avoid a truck leaving the area. >> jadiann: a shooter opens fire at zombie themed festival turning the event chaotic. police in fort myers are searching for whoever is behind the attack. >> reporter: the event is a charity event that is held every year where people dress like zombies. it was in full swing saturday night. about 20,000 people celebrating when the crowd her heard gunshots. frightened partygoers run and scattered in fort myers, florida as police ordered everyone to clear the area. >> oh my god. >> some thought the shooting was fake. >> i didn't really believe it. i thought it was part of what happened tonight. >> but the bloodshed was real. 20-year-old expavious taylor, a former high school athlete who just started college in miami was killed. five others were injured.
>> the girl was screaming in the phone and she was like he got shot, he got shot. i'm like who -- i'm like what happened, is he okay? she said no. she said he's dead. >> desiree was in the panicked crowd. >> there were a lot of little little. i saw kids in strollers and i just never managed someone would pull a gun with children around. >> on facebook, the event sponsors sent condolences saying they're saddened by the news of what happened within the footprint of our event. >> those four people who were injured are expected to be okay. police are asking everyone who had cell phone video from the shooting scene to come forward so they can help identify and catch that shooter. that's the story live in the noose room. >> jadiann: you heard of snakes on a plane, how about snakes on a bus.
a man in philadelphia was caught sneaking his 4-foot boa on the jacket. the snake didn't want to stay scare. officials had to come in and capture the snake and the man could face charges. i couldn't imagine sitting on a bus and seeing that. >> christa: are you kidding me? the snakes just don't want to sit still. they're like kids. next, the deflategate mess is a halloween decoration. hear from the wayland man displaying his feelings about the scandal. >> jadiann: how police managed to wrangle a pet kangaroo who broke free from hits owner. >> now that school is back in session we're bringing back class act. if you know a student between 6th and 12th grades doing something outstanding in school, sports, or their community,
>> jeremy: good morning, whoa. cold. temps down into the 20s. boston 31. norwood 29. bedford 25. puffy coat alert. you need it. it's a cold day. not one of those days where you go from the 20s to the 50s. i think we're stuck in the 40s through the afternoon. school bell forecast, kids will have outdoor recess but it's going to be cold at the bus stops this morning in the 20s. lunchtime middle 40s. when school lets out a crisp, fall day. temps in the middle and upper 40s. >> the patriots offering support to a south boston woman battling cancer. alex greathouse was diagnosed with oral cancer this year. she underwent chemo and radiation but the cancer returned. her friend reached timeout to the patriots and bob kraft responded with a message reading alex, we're all rooting for you
to kick cancer. rob gronkowski and the team's cheerleaders offered their messages as well and greathouse is thrilled by the response. >> i had literally had tears. i was like this is amazing. this means they're out there, they care about people. she has been just beside herself. every day it's been like i can't wait to see who is next. >> a gofundme page has been set up to help greathouse. you can send your support on social media including the hash tag project alex. >> jadiann: a local chiropractor is taking a shot at roger goodell. >> christa: in response to the deflategate scandal he turned goodell into a halloween decoration. dr. matthew cooper set up the display outside his wayland office showing goodell set to be burned in effigy. an air pump is included in the display.
on with the whole legal aspect, it's like a witch hunt. that's what they were doing. and so i'm like, witch hunt to me, living in new england. i start thinking about salem. >> jadiann: cooper has a halloween display at his office ever year and it his display this year received quite the mostly positive. >> jadiann: absolutely. it's hard to see though. i don't know. >> jadiann: it's all in fun. that's okay. coming up next at 5:30. leaders at a local library are rallying around a texas teenager arrested for a school project. >> reporter: a warning to students at boston university, police say a student was assaulted inside her dorm. >> christa: see what a community is doing to keep the memory of
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>> jadiann: concern on campus, bu students on edge after an alleged sexual assault inside a popular dorm. >> christa: a home goes up in flames this morning. investigators returning to the scene to through to figure out exactly what sparked this deadly fire. >> jadiann: how a boston marathon bombing survivor is helping other amputees take a step toward the healing process. >> christa: good morning, everybody, 5:30. didn't know we turned the page to december, did you? >> jadiann: like that. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. thompson. start. time to bundle up the kids going out to the bus. if you didn't bring in your plants, they're probably goners. >> christa: frost overnight, j.r. >> jeremy: yesterday morning too. if you didn't get the plants in last night and sunday morning, they're toast. the only area that might have a chance, on the cape and the islands.
even there, they have a freeze warning in effect. expecting low 30s. city of boston 31. bedford 25. mighty cold out there through the morning hours. morning commute is dry. loaded with sunshine. to wind out there. that's the good news. lots of sunshine through the day. temps only in the upper 40s this afternoon. 7:00 this evening, still cool, mid 40s. >> christa: okay. morning to get the heater cranking. here's rich kirkland. >> rich: good morning, you're right. it will be cranking in the car for sure. we're downtown looking at storrow drive. we had a backup downtown at the ted williams tunnel coming from east boston but now it seems to be okay. downtown is all right. the turnpike is okay. 93 is all right and there's your expressway just now starting to slow down by the saab inhill hov garage. everything else is good. no delays on the t. the t says okay. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you, rich. only 31 degrees. now the day's top stories, the patriots are 5-0 following a win
many people are talking about indianapolis as failed attempt at a fake punt. the pats were only leading by 6. after the pats stuffed the trick play, new england marched down the field for a the score. pats won 34-27. new england hosts the jets sunday. a mother accused of triggering an amber alert this weekend is set to appear in court. tiffany cherry left philadelphia for boston with her sick baby, who was in need of medical attention. her family says she knew her son was sick and thought he would get better care at boston children's hospital. the long-time girlfriend of bulger heads back to federal court today. catherine greig is expected to plead not guilty. federal agents want to know if anyone helped the couple on their 16 year run. >> christa: students at boston university on alert after an alleged sexual assault inside a
popular college dorm. police are trying to track down the suspect. let's head out to nicole oliverio on campus with this warning for students. >> reporter: christa, this happened during parents weekend inside of a dorm across the street from the university's police station. boston university students warned about an alleged sexual assault that police say happened right on campus. >> my first reaction was i was shocked that would happen at our school. things like that don't usually safe. >> officers say in the early hours sunday morning a male student entered the victim's room at the time student village ii building and reportedly sexually assaulted a female student and took off. >> i didn't think something like this would happen at bu. >> dit appointment. >> many are afraid the attacker is another student. >> it's hard to get past security if you're not a student. i think it's someone that lives
>> bu sent out tex alerts notifying them of what happened and reminding students to always be on the lookout and report suspicious activity. >> my suite mates and i will lock or doors all the time. >> reporter: police are asking students who may have information to come forward. suspect. nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. happening later today, the plymouth man accused of driving down the wrong side of the road will be in court. state police say 26-year-old kevin palmer was traveling the wrong way down route 3 saturday morning before he crashed into another car. no one was hurt. palmer faces numerous charges including operating under the influence and reckless operation. investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a deadly fire in massachusetts. firefighters raced to the scene in chicopee, finding the home engulfed in flames. a mother and son were both
>> christa: the city of medford breaking ground on a memorial. construction on the krystle campbell peace garden began on sunday. this is a $1 million project and it will pay tribute to sean collier, martin richard and lingzi lu. the original plan was for a park bench but after an outpour of donations it grew into a garden with a waterfall. >> because she was always with her smile, her brightness, her enthusiasm. she picked me up every day. >> we have to remember crystal and lind you. >> and martin. >> a boston marathon bombing survivor will help an amputee walk in high heels for the first time. the heather abbott foundation walpole.
after she lost part of her leg in the attack at the marathon finish line. >> jadiann: amazon has had enough fake customer reviews and they're taking major action. >> the wedding may be off but the act of giving is on. the bride to be family's turns an extravagant event into a feast for those less fortunate. >> jeremy: a dry commute, more like december. temperatures right now 20's to around 30. 40s. >> rich: monday morning is another way of saying expect heavy traffic. so far, so good though. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." dunkin' donuts smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. savory...smoky... and unmistakably flavorful.
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shrewsbury 24. taunton 22. duxbury 29. out on the cape and the islands, 30s to around 40. layer up this morning. cold morning commute. even through the day, mostly sunny skies but temps this afternoon struggle into the upper 40s. 7:00 this evening, cooling off. good news here from here on out we warm things up. talking close to 70 by thursday. forecast coming up in a bit. >> christa: thank you. the city of cambridge sending a mely message of support you could say to the texas teenager arrested after his home made clock was mistaken for a bomb. the cambridge public library is hosting an event where kids can build their own clocks. ahmed muhammad was handcuffed, detained and suspended from his dallas area high school last month. the incident sparked claims the teen was sunday out because he's muslim. he drew support from more than a million twitter users, including president obama.
bride who was left at the altar turning a night that was supposed to be about the family into one that takes care of others. more than 100 guests were there before the groom called it off. the bride's family invited local homeless families to attend the dinner. the family said it seemed like the only way to give back to others in that situation. good for them. a kangaroo on the loose in new york enjoying a few moments of freedom. buster was seen hopping around staten island saturday. it busted out. he was only loose 10 minutes. the freedom felt so sweet. he was almost hit by a car. police responded and helped capture the animal. he was returned to his owner, who was just visiting a family nearby. who knows how it got out. freedom is so sweet. >> christa: it's like the outback there in new york. >> jadiann: by the way, who has a pet kangaroo?
>> christa: we had the pet boa earlier in the show too. to each their own. 5:41. we have lots to get to this morning, including "know and go." fighting fake reviews. what amazon is doing to keep customers safe from bogus feedback. >> reporter: the patriots win in indy. it was a deflategate revenge game. much more on that coming up in "know and go." >> jadiann: tracy morgan returning to comedy over the weekend. returning to host "saturday night live" 16 months after seriously injured in a deadly car crash. 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 is responsible for the content of this message. leadership isn't given.
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>> christa: welcome back, everybody. 5:45. monday morning, nice and dark. nice and cold if you like the temperatures like that. you're going to love today. >> jadiann: well, i don't. here's what you need to know and go. first up, j.r., what's going on out there? record cold. >> jeremy: close to t the record in the city is 28. wicked cold. milder for the rest of the week. i've been trying to get jadiann thompson, she's new to new england, i've been trying to get her to say the word wicked. she's not ready to commit but a couple more mornings, she'll be onboard. boston 31. bedford 25. orange 18. providence 30 degrees. our facebook friends reporting temps down into the 20s to around 30. lee in stoughton 26, middlebury
26. winthrop 30. duxbury 29. so high pressure is with us. sunny skies. sunshine. temperatures will struggle to make it out of the 40s but we have a warm front on the weather map, the leading edge of warmer air. in fact check out portions of canada. big trout lake at 46. a nice fishing community. thunder bay 50. this milder bubble of air won't get to us today but it will get to us tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow afternoon heading for the 60s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. here comes another cool front into new england late tomorrow night and wednesday but this is not an arctic front on the way. temperatures middle of the week in the upper 50s. so for today, it's a cold day. certainly this morning. lots of sunshine. 44 to 48. the city 48. lakeville 47, north of town, upper 40s.
is way ahead of schedule. fitchburg 45. on the cape and the islands, chatham this afternoon at 49. your 7on7 forecast, mostly sunny skies for tomorrow morning. then more clouds tomorrow afternoon. mid 60s tomorrow. 50s on wednesday and flirting with 70 on thursday with a few sprinkles in the afternoon. >> jadiann: all right. let's go over to rich kirkland and talk about "fast track traffic." 93. word of a crash in andover by 495 and 93 southbound. there's a work crew there as well so it's a backup forming rapidly in the methuen stretch of 93 heading southbound. downtown, we're watching there. they're paving route 1a in east boston by boardman street and there's a substantial backup but that backup to route 1a will airport. traffic running to brown circle. expressway. still moving. no delays on the t. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england."
fans getting revenge on the indianapolis colts. new england waking up undefeated following the long-awaited rematch of january's afc game. >> jadiann: the pats pulled off the win but it wasn't as much of a blow out as hoped. it was a nail-biter. johnathan is live outside gillette stadium with more. >> reporter: good morning, they've got some injuries to deal with. several key defensive players are hurt, the offensive line is beaten up but they're 5-0. won 34-27. it's the first time they've been undefeated. we'll show you how tom brady did. pretty well. a lot of people were saying brady wanted revenge from the afc championship deflategate game but the patriots did not run up the score. it was a close one.
3 touchdowns but also his first interception. they came back in the second half after trailing by a point at halftime. the colts shot themselves in the foot with a third quarter fake punt play. they were on their own 37, very much in the game when they botched it badly. there was confusion everywhere. the patriots special teams unit did not panic. they made the easy tackle and a few plays later brady connected with legarrette blount for a touchdown. the patriots win, they're 5-0. one of five undefeated teams in the season. next week it's the jets coming up on sunday. >> jadiann: happening today, a new plan will be announced that will affect drone operators. nbc news learned the plan will require anyone buying the aircraft to register with the department of transportation.
it stems from concern over recent close calls between drones and commercial airlines. a military judge could rule today to determine whether five guantanamo bay prisoners will be put on trial. the judge stopped the proceedings last year when an attorney for one of the prisoners said members of the defense were questioned by the fbi regarding a possible breach of security rules. >> christa: we have new details about the campus massacre in oregon earlier this month that left nine people dead. shooting survivor chris mints is recovering at home and giving his firsthand account of what happened. in a post on facebook he describes the moment he came face-to-face with the gunman.
positive signs being reported about lamar odom who remains in critical condition this morning. family and friends say the former nba star regained consciousness, speaking and giving a thumbs up and sent text messages as well. this marked the first significant update on odom's health since found unresponsive at a brothel in nevada. today is a day of remembrance in florida to honor the lives lost on the ship el faro. family and friends attended a prayer service in jacksonville for the 33 onboard, including winthrop native keith griffin and jeffrey matthias from kingston. the ship lost contact during hurricane joaquin.
the coast guard called off the search and the navy is sending sonar vehicles to look for the wreckage. >> jadiann: in austin, texas, high winds and low humidity are in the forecast but officials say they have resources to keep flames from spreading. helicopters are dumping water and fire retardant to help the firefighters. 50 homes and several businesses have been destroyed since the fire broke out. crews reopened some roads in southern california that were buried in mud after last week's flash flooding. more than 100 cars, buses and big rigs were trapped on the road. a hand upful have been pulled free. >> christa: the country's top pediatricians warning and reminding that no amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy. according to the american academy of pediatrics, even the smallest amount of alcohol
dangerous causing brain, heart, kidney defects as well learning disability and memory problems. when it comes to getting healthy there are easy habits you can take up that will make you feel better fast that might surprise you. according to readers digest, there are formulas. slow down your meals, the first order. gobbling your food hides the fact you're full and you overeat. next, watch your dish towels once a week. it loser your risk of food-borne illnesses since you don't want the germs from the counties on your food. lastly, drink coffee. even though studies are mixed, three to five cups per day can lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes. that sounds like a lot. >> jadiann: yeah. nearly half of americans have either been a victim of identity theft or know someone who was. that was the according to bankrate.com.
they found 77% of americans are frightened of identity theft but many are not taking precautions like checking credit reports. amazon is going after people who reportedly sell fake product reviews on the website. the company is suing more than 1,000 people who allegedly sold 5 star reviews through third party websites. the company sued those people for breach of contract and violating federal consumer laws. >> christa: in the buzz, tracy morgan returning to comedy over the weekend. >> jadiann: he hosted "saturday night live" over the weekend. >> ladies and gentlemen, tracy morgan! >> it was morgan's first extended tv appearance since he was seriously injured in a deadly car crash. in addition to morgan, larry david's impersonation of bernie
show. >> eh, not a fan of the banks. they trample on the middle class, they control washington, and why do they chain all their pens to the desks? who is trying to steal a pen from a bank? makes no sense. sanders said he was so good he wants to take him on the campaign trail with him. >> christa: also a new trailer for the latest "star wars" movie expected to debut during monday night football. tonight the post for the force "the force awakens" was released. no luke skywalker. what is this? why. j.r., why is that? >> jeremy: i don't know if i want to give anything away. >> christa: oh, okay. >> jeremy: rumor has it, he's in hiding somewhere. >> christa: oh, okay. >> jeremy: why, we don't know. >> christa: november 18 is the date.
>> i've never seen anything more bizarre. >> christa: from strange plays to record setting scores. live team coverage of the pats clash with the colts. >> jadiann: also, the mother who sparked an amber alert faces charges in court. this morning, her family tells 7news why they ran off with her baby boy. >> christa: whitey bulger's girlfriend heading to court for keeping quiet about the boston mobster. good monday morning, lovely december day we're having out there. very cold to start. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. like you said a lovely december day, although i think it's still fall. >> christa: october 19 on the calendar. j.r., how long are we going to be enduring these temps? >> jeremy: ist a chilly day. it's not with us all week and the good news today, you won't see any snow flurries. did you see some yesterday? a number of folks tweeted and texted me, including birthday girl, christa delcamp.
it's cold today but it's dry. mostly sunny skies. it's been a while since we've and 30s. you have to take it back to the end of march, early april, to find a morning this cold. high pressure all day, mostly sunny skies. and it's certainly cold this morning. even this afternoon, our normal high is 61. forget about that. only in the upper 40s this afternoon. if there's any good news, the patriots won. it's sunshine through the day. time today. that's huge on a cold day. 7:00 this evening, mainly clear, this evening, middle 40s. you're in new england so goofy things happen. we're talking about 70 degrees possible this week. i'll let you know when in 15 minutes. >> christa: let's hop on the fast track with rich kirkland. >> rich: gulfgood morning, we're live downtown. route 1a is a mess there. they're working on 1a overnight. they're not out of the way.
tunnels back to route 60 in revere. a big time delay there. the expressway just starting to stack up. no breakdowns or accidents, just heavy traffic. there's 93, there might be a crash on 93 south at route 128. details coming in now. if you ride the t, minor things. minor delay on the blue line and a minor delay on the green line d branch. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: well, patriots waking up with their perfect 5-0 record intact. new england doing everything in their power to keep the colts from scoring, including jamie collins bounding over the offensive line to block the extra point attempt. >> christa: and rob gronkowski catching a record setting touchdown pass from tom brady. with that score, gronk becomes the fastest tight end in nfl history to reach 60 touchdowns. owe needed just 70 games to do so. especially sweet to beat the team that kicked off the deflategate scandal.
>> jadiann: the pats have beaten the colts seven times straight. we have live team coverage this morning. we begin with trey daerr in indy. >> reporter: jadiann, maybe it wasn't as easy as many would have thought against the colts but the patriots still managing to pick up the win and even leaving indy with their perfect record intact. he get the -- you get the feeling this one meant just a little bit more. the patriots saying all week it was just another game but the belichick, brady embrace leads you to believe this one meant a little bit more. >> the pats is the pats and we came prepared for this year's colts team and we made sure we did everything we could to prepare there. they competed hard. our execution was off at times so it was a good win. glad we won. it's always good to win on the
>> everything including an inexplicable fake punt. >> a little deception by the colts. a snap to anderson and he down. >> my god. >> a play unquestionably facting the outcome. >> we expected this to be a gadget game and kicking game, a fake punt, fake field goal. we went over to the overshift and made sure we covered the it. so it was a good heads up play. >> a critical mistake cost the colts a shot at an upset as the patriots playmakers proved to be too much. >> they did some things to challenge us and we have to adjust some things going forward. >> we were excited about it just like playing anybody else. so you know, doesn't matter who it is, as long as we get the win we're satisfied with it.
playmakers making a lot of plays, rob gronkowski. a bit quiet last time out against dallas. not today, picking up the touchdown, making a lots of noise in the second half, becoming the fastest tight end ever to reach 60 career touchdowns in just 70 games. live in indianapolis, trey daerr, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. the colts tried to trick the pats with the fake punt. it didn't work and many people are scratching their heads this morning. johnathan is live in foxboro with reaction to that strange play. >> reporter: jadiann, good morning. some people are calling that play the worst fake punt in the history of the nfl. pats fans just laughing it off, happy the colts stumbled. >> he'll snap it. colt anderson is behind him. >> what the heck? >> what in the world? >> reporter: the colts tricks didn't turn into treats.
questionable fake punt play late in the third quarter of sunday night's game. >> i don't know what the colts was thinking on that special teams play. that was garbage. >> even some colts players had trouble explaining the weird call. >> we hope maybe they call a timeout. we can get them on 12 guys on the field. get them to jump offsides. >> critical point in the game. >> yes. >> the turning point. >> uh-huh. it turned out to be one of the most failed fakes ... probably of all time. >> the pats had a 27-21 lead at the time. just six plays later they added a crucial touchdown. with tom brady connecting with legarrette blount. >> everyone is satisfied. we worked hard, we prepared for everything they threw at us. >> fans hoped for a blowout but they're pleased the pats are undefeated. >> i got a little nervous in the first half but we all thought
they would win by 60 but a win's a win. >> the fans can look forward to another game against another fierce rifle, the new york jets coming to gillette this sunday. live in foxboro, johnathan hall, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: also ahead, a pats rally. how the team and owner bob kraft are showing their support for a local woman facing a tough fight. >> christa: happening today, the mother who sparked an amber alert over the weekend facing charges today in court. but this morning, her family's telling 7news she was just desperate to get her baby medical care here in boston. let's go to live to victoria warren outside children's hospital where her baby is being treated. >> reporter: her baby is at children's hospital. we're over at roxbury district court where the mother is set to appear before a judge later on today facing criminal charges. the baby does remain in the hospital. this woman's family, though, they are defending her saying she's guilty of nothing more
than wanting the absolute best medical care for her baby. tiffany cherry heading to court, accused of triggering and amber alert when police say she fled philadelphia for boston with her seriously ill baby who needed immediate medical attention for dehydration. >> don't be so quick to judge. >> she says it's a misunderstanding saying active new knew her 2-month-old son was very sick and she took off for boston children's hospital after she felt the doctors weren't moving fast enough. >> she had her sitting in a room for a while, never saying what for. what's going on. so she had mentioned that she would rather bring the baby to where she knows they can get him good medical care, where she's familiar with, home. >> tiffany's cousin says the baby was born at boston children's hospital. in the early morning hours a nurse there recognized mother and baby from the amber alert and called 911.
endangerment charges and her son placed in the custom difficulty department of children and families. >> tiffany is a loving mother. she -- her kids are her world, her life. there's nothing she wouldn't do for them. >> reporter: this morning, the baby remains hospitalized but family members tell us the child is better and is finally taking a bottle. live in roxbury, vic victoria warren vic, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the long-time girlfriend of whitey bulger will be back in court later this morning. catherine greig faces a contempt charge. chris anderson joins us with details. >> reporter: here's what we know. catherine greig's expected to plead not guilty to contempt charges for refusing to testify about her brenda, whitey bulger, in front of a grand jury. greg is serving an 8 year sentence for helping bulger hide for 16 years. she pled guilty to harboring a
arrested in california. federal agents want to know if anyone else helped the couple while on the run and if there's any money out there that whitey bulger has hidden. if greig refuses to testify she could face more time in prison. kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: fierce flames tearing through a home in newtown. the fire broke out on bishop's gate road. officials say it spread from the fireplace all the way up to the roof of the home. two people inside at the time managed to get out safely. no one was hurt. >> christa: now to the race for the white house and the war of words between donald trump and jeb bush heating up. bush releasing an attack ad that questions trump's ability to be president. >> trump says he, quote, always felt that i was in the military despite never serving in the military and draft deferments during vietnam. >> the video highlights comments from trump that questions his understanding of the military. trump meantime has not responded to the ad. >> jadiann: democratic
frontrunner hillary clinton will not be on the campaign trail today. she'll prepare for thursday's benghazi hearing on and i capitol hill. she says republicans are trying to hurt her standings in the poles but the chairman says they're looking for the facts. aides to vice president joe biden expect him to decide in the next few days whether or not to run for president. he called the head of the a major firefighters union. sources say based on that conversation it sounds like the vice president is strongly considering a run. >> christa: still ahead at 6:11 this morning, the boston university campus on alert today. a student said she was attacked by a stranger who snuck inside her dorm room. >> jadiann: costumed chaos. gunfire sends people dressed as zombies scrambling. >> christa: a kangaroo leads animal control officers on a wild chase in new york city. >> jeremy: i don't think i've ever seen that. cold through the morning commute. boston 32. norwood 19.
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it's time to start changing when. good morning, everybody, 6:15. rise and shine time. this is quite a picture. look at the fall colors, look at the -- an old stone church or building with sheep. this is in harvard, mass. you would think it was scotland. thank you to kathy who sent that in. we want to see how you start your day as well. send your rise and shine pictures to rise and shine @whdh.com. i would have thought we would have snow pictures after the weekend. did you see the flurries? >> jadiann: i saw the pictures.
i have a take a moment to say, j.r., you can say this with me, happy birthday to our lovely colleague, christa. >> jeremy: let me get my guitar. >> christa: are you really going to do that? >> jeremy: not now. i started yesterday. that scarred them. if i bust out the six-string, that would scar them more. happy birthday, buddy. cold through the days, lots of sunshine. a day more like december as opposed to october but that will be it. it's not like the end of fall and what happened to fall. it turns mild and back to normal for the rest of the week. above normal by thursday when we make a run at 70 degrees. norwood, good morning, 19. i know, 70s seems out of reach. it is for today. the city 32. worcester 25. hyannis 35. it's been a while since we've had a morning this cold. you have to take it back into the end of march and early april for boston, worcester, and many cities and towns. record cold, not quite.
we sit at 31. so near record cold. high pressure is with us. it's arctic high pressure so it's been cold the last couple days. with the blue h just about on top of us, no wind out there and barely any clouds. we're talking about a nice fall day. except for the fact it's cold. even through the afternoon, chilly. here comes a warm front out of canada as well as the upper mist midwest. big trout lake 36, the warm air warmer. temperatures tomorrow low to mid 60s with partly sunny skies. the numbers back up a little bit behind this cool front on wednesday. but it's not an arctic front so the numbers on wednesday are seasonal. not today, between 44 and 48 this afternoon. boston around 48. lakeville 47, north of town, fitchburg 45. me wear shorts.
no way, jose. it's too cold for that. but we're back into the 60s tomorrow. wednesday in the 50s. the end of the yellow brick road for the weekend, sunday, patriots, a lot of clouds. when is the last time they had a home game? they finally have one gates the jets sunday -- against the jets sundays afternoon. near 60. >> jadiann: everyone's trying to wake up. how are the roads? >> rich: if i ever say i'm going to stay up and watch a game like that, tell me to go to bed. i'm suffering but it's worth it. we're watching a situation that may not be worth if you're a 93 user. multicar crash involving a motorcycles on 93 southbound and 128. the backup is about three miles already and growing on 93 but also growing on route 128 area. the other situation is downtown. yes, it's very slow in east boston, bumper-to-bumper from revere's route 60 to the tunnels
because of roadwork late in leaving. the t says minor slowdowns on the green line and the d branch of the green line as well. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. a shooter opens fire at a crowded zombie themed festival turning a normally enjoyable event into chaos. police in fort myers, florida are searching for whoever was behind this deadly attack. >> reporter: terrifying moments. the event is known at zombicon where people dress like zombies. saturday night about 20,000 people were celebrating and suddenly heard gunshots. frightened partygoers run and saturdayer in fort myers, florida as police ordered everyone to clear the area. >> oh my god. >> some thought the shooting was fake. >> i didn't believe it because i thought it was part of what happened tonight. >> but the blood she had shed was real.
expavious taylor, a former high school athlete was killed. five others were injured. >> the girl was screaming in the phone and she was like he got shot, he got shot. i was like -- i'm look what happened? is he okay? she said no. she said he dead. >> desiree was in the panicked crowd. >> there were a lot of little kids at this event. really little. i saw kids in strollers and i never managed someone would pull a gun with children around. >> on facebook, the event sponsor sent condolences saying it's, quote, deeply saddened by the news of what happened within the footprint of our event. >> the four people injured in the shooting are expected to be okay. police are asking everyone with cell phone video from the shooting scene to come forward and help identify then catch that shooter. in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england."
york city a kangaroo on the loose. buster was hopping around staten island on the loose about 10 car. police responded to capture the animal. buster was returned to his owner nearby. >> jadiann: do you know anyone who has a pet kangaroo? >> christa: no. it's looking like the outback. >> jadiann: wild. all right, still ahead, remembering the victims of of the boston marathon. >> jadiann: responding to talk about raising mbta fares, one lawmaker saying not so fast with that proposal.
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>> jeremy: good morning, welcome back. our facebook friends reporting cold temps, betsy in swansea, 27. jane webster 23. somerville 30, newburyport 27, heather if worcester, 30. good morning, heather. traveling outside of new england, it's fall. in fact late summer, chicago 75. minneapolis 75. the warm bubble will find its way into new england later this week. >> jadiann: the mets are two wins from advancing to the world series. new york beat the cubs to take the lead in the nlcs. the mets scored enough in the first inning. a homer in four straight games. mets won that game two 4-1. the series shifts to wrigley field for game 3 tomorrow. >> christa: a local chiropractor taking a shot at roger goodell in response so the deflategate
scandal. dr. matthew keeper set cooper set up this display showing goodell to be burned in effigy. an air pump is included in the display. >> i thought what was going on during the summer with the whole legal aspect, it's kind of a witch hunt and that's what they were doing. and so i'm like witch hunt to me, living in new england. i start thinking about salem. >> christa: so cooper says he has a halloween display at his office every year and adds the display received quite a reaction from fans. mostly positive. we were trying to figure out what the thing is holding the football. a caped pumpkin or something like that. >> jadiann: it said t b-12. how the pats are teaming up to help a local woman in the fight of her life.
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>> the patriots getting their deflategate revenge. >> this is a good win. glad we won. >> the victory comes at a cost with several banged up players. >> the pats, even owner bob kraft, team up to help a local woman on a tough fight. >> christa: a student says she was attacked by a stranger in her dorm room. >> a lasting tribute to one of the boston marathon victims. >> i own one pair of underwear. >> what does bernie sanders
think of larry david's "snl" impression? >> jadiann: good morning, everyone, it's 6:30 on the dot. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. is it too early to debut the remote start for the car? it's really cold. we already talked about the puffy coats coming out of the closet. >> jadiann: if you had plants out they're goners with those overnight temperatures. >> jeremy: hopefully the remote starter works. sometimes it's like the weather clicker, it doesn't work. boston 32 at this time. norwood 19. you have to go back to the end of march, early april. to find a morning this cold. so it has been a while. high pressure is with us for the entire day. at least you won't see snow flurries like yesterday. oh, my gosh. cold pocket of air. a weak weather system zipping through southern new england. school bell forecast, no shorts today. outdoor recess. lots of sunshine but chilly all day. plan on your wardrobe more like december than october with
school lets out in the middle and upper 40s. >> jadiann: now we're heading over to rich kirkland with a fast track all right. >> jadiann: the beginning of a six mile backup a crash after route 128. multicar vehicle crash. it's affecting traffic on route 128 southbound from 93 route 95. a really tough go there. look at the tobin bridge, we're inbound. watch out for route 1a in east boston. it's a bumper-to-bumper ride for three miles because of earlier work so it's backed up from the tunnels, route 1a, to revere. on the mbta, we had slowdowns earlier but it's all cleared up. >> christa: the patriots coming out of indy with their perfect record intact this morning. they're 5-0 on the season thanks to a 34-27 win. >> jadiann: the victory comes at a cost.
some key players injured in the clash with the colts. trey daerr joins us live from indy. the team's depth really tested here. >> reporter: jadiann, christa, you hit on it. the most important thing is the patriots coming out of indy 5-0, that perfect record still intact but there's a price to pay in this one. the injuries really starting to pipe up. offensive tackle nate solder is done for the year with a torn by accept. dante high tower inactive on sunday and three other setbacks in this one. defensive lineman jabaal sheard, marcus cannon and matthew slater leaving worse for the year. the practice squad filled in for cannon. the play everyone is talking about has to be the colt's disaster of a fake punt. this one, however, not getting
as much love as it should. jamie collins making an unbelievable play on special teams to block a punt. it turned out to be the colts's final score in the second half. not sure how much the patriots can take in terms of injuries. linebacker dante hightower, struggling to slow down the aging running back. tom brady taking another beating. not as bad as in dallas but you wonder how many more of these injuries this team can survive. live in indianapolis, trey daerr, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you for your coverage. students at boston university on edge. a student says she was sexually assaulted in her own dorm room over the weekend. nicole oliverio? boston with what students are saying this morning. >> reporter: this happened during parents weekend and the dorm this alleged sexual assault happened in is just across from the street from the bu police
station making students more nervous. officers say it happened early sunday morning. a male entered a female's room at the student village ii building and reportedly sexually assaulted that student and took off. many students are afraid the attacker is another bu student. they say it's so difficult to get into the dorms, you either have to use your bu i.d. or be signed in. so they're afraid it's somebody who was a student at the university. meanwhile, boston police sent out a text alert letting the campus know that the sexual assault happened. they also told people that they need to be aware of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity. >> my first reaction was i was shocked that would happen. things like that don't usually happen at bu and we feel safe. my suite mates and i are going to lock our door all the time. >> bu police are asking students with any information to give them a call.
"7 news today in new england." >> christa: the city of medford breaking ground on a memorial in honor of the boston marathon bombing victims. construction on the krystle campbell peace garden began sunday. this is a $1 million project that will pay tribute to sean collier, martin richard and lingzi lu. the original plan was for a park bench with their names but after an outpouring of donations it grew into a garden with a waterfall. >> because she was always with her smile and her brightness, her enthusiasm. she picked me up every day. >> we have to remember crystal and lingzi and martin. >> the peace garden should be finished next year. boston marathon bomb be survivor will help a amputee walk in high heels for the first time today. the heather abbott donation will make the first donation to a 26-year-old walpole woman who lost her leg from a medical condition.
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and rob gronkowski and the team cheerleaders offered messages too. >> i had tears in my eyes. they're amazing, they care about people. she's been beside herself. every day it's been like i can't wait to see who is next. >> a gofundme page is set up to help and you can send your support including hash tag project alex. >> wedding bells for tom brady's former girlfriend. actress brigette moynihan tied the knot in the hamptons. they split in 2006 and they have an 8-year-old son together. the family of a bride who was left at the altar turning a night that was supposed to be about their family into one that took care of others. more than 100 guests were invited to the sacrament wedding before the groom called it off. rather than cancel, the bride's family invited local homeless families to attend the dinner.
the family said it seemed like a good way to give back to others. >> christa: so nice they were able to do that. taking lemons and making lemonade. i can't imagine what she's going through. >> jadiann: poor girl. if she's out there, hang in there. we're so sorry but wow, what a great family. >> christa: 6:42. we have much more on the pats, including that colts trick play gone terribly wrong. >> jadiann: the move by tom brady at the end of the game. >> reporter: a mother in court today accused of triggering an amber alert when she took off with her very sick child. next, her family explains she did what she thought she had to do. >> christa: bernie sanders responding this morning to larry
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make it seven straight over the colts in indy as tom brady and the patriots exact deflategate revenge. >> the patriots get a little help from the home team. reaction to a fake that failed big time. >> a mother heading to court. why her family says an amber alert was a misunderstanding. >> jadiann: good morning, everyone, 6:45. what does that mean? there we go. >> christa: it's "know an go" time. "know and go" dance. >> jadiann: i'm owe repeat.
>> jeremy: is that you rapping? boston 32. bedford 24. norwood 19. our facebook friends noting temperatures down into the 20s. bob in fitchburg 26. linda centreville 34. kim in derry, new hampshire, 29. no snow flurries today but you have to go back into the end of march, early april before you find a morning this cold. so it has been quite a while. high pressure is with us. it's arctic high pressure so we're off to a cold start. even this afternoon, even though we'll have a day full of sunshine, the temps this afternoon will struggle to make it out of the 40s. right now in canada, big trout lake 46. i point that out because that milder air is heading for new england. it won't be here today but it's here tomorrow. warmer tomorrow. 60s tomorrow with partly sunny skies. wednesday the temps will take a step back a little bit. but still seasonal on wednesday with afternoon temps heading for
the upper 50s. today is a cold day. temps only 44 to 48. any storms this week? there could be sprinkles thursday afternoon, thursday evening and a slight risk of a shower sunday evening but i don't think that will bother you for a patriots game at home. temperatures upper 50s. we'll be 7-0 after that one. >> christa: here's "fast track traffic" with rich kirkland. quite a mess this morning. >> rich: it's a nasty one. we're live on route 93 right now. here in medford, which is not bad, but there's a 7-mile day out of andover to 128 right now on route 93 southbound. also nearby route 128 is solid from peabody to woburn. that's about eight miles of backed up traffic right now. also heavy traffic on route 1 out of revere and lynnfield downtown. downtown is sticking up too. heavy traffic just about everywhere but the t says they're doing all right.
they're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. 6:47. and the pats getting payback against the colts. they beat indy on their own turf to remain undefeated. the pats are 5-0. >> jadiann: they've beaten the colts seven straight times. morning. let's get started with trey daerr live in indy. jadiann. an emotional win for the patriots on sunday night. tom brady and bill belichick embracing on the field after the game. that's not something we see much ever, let alone after a game in week six. you have to think that brady getting a win is somewhat gratifying. the patriots qb continuing his rampage throwing for 312 yards and three scores sunday against indy. he finally made a mistake, throwing a pick for the first time this year in the second
quarter but the numbers still staggering. they indicate the pats qb is off to the best start of his career. even if brady's only concern was leaving indy 5-0. >> i thought they competed pretty hard. i thought our execution was off at times. so it was a good win. glad we won. it's always good to win on the road. so we got to quick turn around this week. division game. so it will be fun. >> reporter: brady collected some hardware after the game. at least it seems that way. he's seen handing off his helmet and a game ball to a team staff member. the speculation the it could be a gift or keepsake. brady said he did not keep anything once the final whistle blew. anybody with speculate as to what is going on with that.
the patriots supposed to be getting brady back last night. that was his first game back after a four-game suspension. all that in the past. the patriots flat out rolling 5-0 through week six in the nfl and hopefully they continue and get to 7-0 against the jets. england." >> christa: the colts appeared to try and take a page from bill belichick's playbook late in the third quarter but the fake punt attempt, boy did it go wrong. foxboro. people are calling this the worst play call ever here. >> reporter: yeah. i guess just about. head coach chuck pagano and the colts shot themselves in the foot with this third quarter play. some are calling it the worst fake punt play in nfl history. the colts were on their own 37, very much in the game when it happened. when they botched it so badly. too many colts too far from the ball over the play.
the colts practiced but apparently not enough. there was confusion, the patriots special teams unit did not panic. they made the easy tackle. and a few plays later brady connected for a touchdown. pats fans could not believe their eyes. >> i don't know what the colts were thinking on the special teams play. that was garbage. they should have never done that. they should have called timeout and punted it. >> they did what they had to do. they're going to keep doing what they had to do but i wanted to see indianapolis get more embarrassed if i'm completely honest. >> pagano was left trying to explain the play. not a good thing when you're the head coach. we'll see if he keeps his job. the colts not looking too good at this point. the patriots are 5-0. they got another big game coming up sunday. they face the jets who are 4 will-1 in second place in the afc east. >> jadiann: thank you. happening today, the mother who
sparked an amber alert over the weekend faces charges in court. her family says she was desperate to get her baby medical care in boston. victoria warren is live at the courthouse with that story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this mom is due if court today but her family says the only thing that she is guilty of is trying to get her son the best medical attention. so this mom was arrested in boston over the weekend. her name is tiffany cherry and she's accused of child police say she triggered and amber alert when she left a medical facility in pennsylvania with her sick son. she was arrested at boston children's hospital where she took her son. a nurse recognized them from the amber alert and called 911. tiffany's family calls this a misunderstanding saying tiffany thought doctors in pennsylvania weren't moving fast enough. >> they had her sitting in a
what for, what's going on. so she had mentioned that she would rather bring the baby to where she knows she can get him good medical care, where she's familiar with, home. >> reporter: family says that the baby was born at boston children's hospital and that tiffany's family all lives in the boston area. as for the baby, he's still in the hospital, now in state custody but family say he's doing better and taking a bottle and the mom is due in court this morning. live in roxbury, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. now to an alarming assault at boston university. a student says a stranger snuck into her dorm room while she was sleeping and sexually assaulted her. let's go to nicole oliverio with more on that story. >> reporter: christa, police are still looking for the suspect. they say the victim didn't know him and this all happened during parents' weekend in a dorm right across the street from the bu
police department. officers say in the early hours sunday morning a male entered the victim's room at the student village ii building and reportedly sexually assaulted the female and took off. the students we spoke to are afraid the attacker is another student. they say it's hard to gain access to the dorm rooms unless you have a student i.d. or someone signs you in. they don't know how anybody else could have gotten in. police send out a text alert letting anyone on campus know what happened and told them to report any suspicious activity. >> jadiann: the long-time girlfriend of boston mobster james "whitey" bulger heads back to federal court today. catherine greig is expected to plead not guilty to contempt charges for refusing to testify in front of a grand jury. federal agents want to know if anyone else helped the couple during their time on the run. >> the plymouth man accused of
route 3 will be in court. kevin palmer drove southbound on the northbound side of route 3 saturday morning before he crashed into another car. witnesses say he was going the wrong way for about 20 miles. no one was hurt in that accident. >> christa: state lawmakers weighing in on the t controversy and how it could affect so many riders. at a board meeting friday initials with the mbta talked about the possibility of raising fares and parking fees. house speaker robert deleo says the hikes only should be considered as a last resort. the mbta face as $240 million budget deficit next year. >> jadiann: now the race for the white house. bernie sanders having fun on the campaign trail. >> christa: the democratic presidential candidate loves larry david's impersonation of him on "saturday night live." >> i think we're going to put him on the stage in the next rally. let him do t he does it better
>> christa: so -- okay, i thought we were going to listen to the impersonation. the seinfeld co creator surprised everybody with a near perfect impersonation. >> i own one pair of underwear. that's it. some of these billionaires, they got three, four pairs. >> christa: sanders joked with the crowd and -- in fact he does have an ample supply of underwear. i love he felt the need to set the record straight. >> jadiann: good to know. good tv on saturday. great tv last night for the game. if you were up late watching the game and up with us this morning, everyone's tired. >> christa: i think so. yeah. >> jadiann: that guy. >> jeremy: thankfully they won, which means my dunks is free. sunny skies, cold, upper 40s. totally worth it, mid 60s tomorrow. >> christa: enjoy the day but bundle up. you're going to need it.
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