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would-be robber pulls out a knife and demands cash. >> christa: a school resource officer caught on camera slamming and dragging a student from her desk. >> jadiann: overnight, republican congressional leaders and president obama appear to have reached a budget agreement. good morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. jeremy has been talking about patchy frost. i noticed that firsthand. >> jadiann: some places colder than others. >> jeremy: right, boston at 40. not far from town -- that's measured at logan. j.p. in hyde park closer to 31, 32. norwood 24. bedford 26. so most locations this morning quite cold with temperatures down into the 20s to around 30. you may have to do a little scraping of frost. otherwise a decent day. high pressure is with us with a
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this is a bag of rain to our south. that will be tomorrow's weather story. today's weather story features partly sunny skies. temps still cool but pleasant. >> jadiann: let's get over to rich kirkland and check on the roads. >> rich: good morning. they're all good. all the roadways are fine. j.r. says there may be scraping of windshields in some neighborhoods but we're live on the expressway. the south shore ride is a sweetheart downtown. route 1, the northeast expressway, the turnpike and route 128 look just as good. down's like that and the t says we're just getting going and we're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. let's check on your top story on this tuesday. students are returning to class in pembroke today after a threat of violence. >> jadiann: that's right. this one targeted a middle school. this morning police are involved. according to pembroke's interim
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hasn't issued discipline but added the student was not in school monday. the student is accused of making threatening statements over the weekend. the student has been referred to a mental health professional to undergo a risk assessment. the interim superintendent says administrators are working with the student's family and officers. we have a crew working this story and we'll have a live report very soon. >> christa: all lanes of 95 south back open after this car burst into flames. this happened in waltham just before exit 26 and it was around 11:00 last night. you can see the front of that car was just fully swallowed by the flames. crews had to shut down all but one lane in order to do the clean up. luckily no one was hurt. we know two small children are waking up in the hospital injured when their car, the one they were riding in, slammed into a cement truck, killing a woman there.
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let's go to victoria warren. you're in oxford and you're telling us police are still searching for clues to what caused this? >> reporter: yeah, they're still investigating because they say this woman who was driving the car crossed the double yellow line and they're not sure why. the woman died in the accident. at last report an eight-month-old baby who was trapped in his car seat in the car is still on life support and a toddler also badly injured. the car unrecognizable, the 31-year-old woman driving killed, an 8-month-old baby on life support, a toddler in the hospital. >> sounded like dynamite. is bang, my house shook. >> the crash was so intense it could be heard blocks away. >> i heard a loud bang. >> a boom then 15 seconds of screeching. >> police say the woman driving this car on route 20 somehow
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crashed into this cement truck, a sedan then suv. the cement truck flipped on its side, in the middle of the two lanes, a child's car seat. beyond that, two cars. >> i seen the truck driver sitting on the back of a pickup truck crying saying i killed somebody. >> police are investigating how this accident happened. neighbors say this stretch of road is dangerous but they say they've never seen anything quite like this. >> but this one is the worst. this is the worst i've ever seen. >> the driver of the suv, his passenger, and the driver of the cement truck, they all also went to the hospital but they're expected to be okay. there's no update on how the baby and toddler is doing and the 31-year-old woman died. the police investigation into this accident continues. victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: we have new details in a deadly hit-and-run accident in saugus over the weekend.
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investigators now say they have found the car they believe to have been involved in sunday night's accident but this morning they're also searching for the driver, a 33-year-old man from new york was killed when he was walking on route 1. >> jadiann: right now manchester, new hampshire police are searching for a would-be robber who was stopped in his tracks when a store clerk launched a counterattack. the clerk at down the block convenience store said the suspect walked to the counter, pulled a knife and told her to give him the monday sunday night. she pulled out an even bigger knife and the suspect took off. >> he thought he was big and bad coming in. when he saw what i had, he realized he was not getting anything and left. i was just mad. you know, he shouldn't be stealing from me. i have four kids to support. there's no reason to rob from me. >> 11:30 at night. >> the clerk got the knife as a birthday gift to use at protection because of recent robberies.
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a modern day bonnie and clyde from quincy under arrest delaware. joseph and jenny carrier were caught after a police chase that ended in pennsylvania. ed the couple robbed banks up and down the east coast, including florida, maryland and massachusetts. >> christa: now a developing story this morning. a south carolina sheriff's deputy pulled from the school where he worked after a resource officer -- some video of his surfaces him showing him slamming a student to the ground. classmates just watching this all in horror. let's go to kris anderson. this is really unsettling. >> reporter: it really is, when you look at the video, the sheriff's department says the student was disturbing the class when the teacher called for the resource officer. the video shows the officer grabbing the student, slamming her to the ground while she sits at the desk. he pulled her from the chair and through her to the other part of the classroom.
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the local sheriff is out of town but has seen the video. >> of course we're going to look at what led to this. >> i'm a parent and i'm ashamed. my child wasn't in the classroom but i feel sorry for that parent and for that child. >> the officer involved, the one in the video, is on administrative leave. the lieutenant says the sheriff and school district will take appropriate actions once the investigation is complete. that is the latest live in the control room. kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: overnight, house republicans and president obama reaching a major budget deal. the deal would raise the debt ceiling and left domestic and defense budget caps and avoid a debt default next week and reduce chances of a government shutdown in december. lawmakers are expected to vote on the agreement very soon. >> christa: donald trump with more controversial words saying
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islamic women may wear burqas for another reason besides religion. he faces backlash for those comments made in a speech in new hampshire. >> it's easier. you don't have to put on makeup. wouldn't it be easier? right? wouldn't that be easy? if i was a woman, i don't want to -- i'm ready, darling, let's go. it's true. >> christa: trump says america should stop interfering in middle eastern affairs because he believes women there do not want freedom as shown by their desire to wear burqas which cover their bodies and faces. >> jadiann: the nfl is not giving up in the deflategate scandal. the league filed an appeal monday. >> christa: the nfl says decision should be final based on the collective bargaining agreement.
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the judge overturned the ban. >> jadiann: ben cherington will soon be teaching at columbia working in the school sports management program and teach a class on leadership. the 41-year-old left the sox after 15 years with the organization. >> christa: much more ahead for you on this tuesday at 5:09. morning commuters, this is unsettling news, of course. the safety issues cited in a new report on the big dig tunnel. >> jadiann: they paid the massachusetts health company but ended up with no insurance. >> christa: heavy rain and flooding slamming the gulf coast as remnants of hurricane patricia head towards us. >> jeremy: the ghost of patricia heading for the northeast. not today. today is decent, a mix of clouds and sunshine. the full moon is back with us this evening. temps this morning cold. jackets and sweaters a great idea. even this afternoon, low 50s.
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>> christa: the remnants of successor patricia being felt along the gulf coast. this is alabama and you're seeing the wind in action, up to 40 miles an hour. it led to strong waves up to 11 feet in some areas. also in mississippi, the intense waves left parts of a busy highway under water. flooding is expected to continue through the area with rain totaling up to 7 inches. so big problems for folks there, obviously. for us, just a little frost. >> jadiann: a little frost now and j.r., i recall you saying something about rain in the forecast. >> jeremy: that will be on the way tomorrow evening and that will the ghost of patricia. this won't be the remains that they saw along the gulf coast but some of that moisture works
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into a different weather system that will bother us tomorrow. dry all day today. tomorrow morning's commute dry. chance of rain arrives late in the day tomorrow and we can move it out of here quickly on thursday morning with things continuing to dry out. 30's. it's cold at this time. jackets and coats a great idea. norwood 24. worcester 38. fitchburg 28. high pressure is just about on top of us. that will be the case for the day. the difference, though, is that here are some clouds coming in from the storm system to our south and west. these clouds don't have raindrops right there behind my name through pennsylvania, west virginia. but i do think the clouds will try to block out the sun. filtered sunshine and cool. temps this afternoon between 53 and 57. tonight, not as chilly. clouds on the increase. lows between 40 and 48. and for tomorrow, cloudy skies
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with rain developing late tomorrow afternoon. temperatures tomorrow heading close to 60 degrees. here's the breakdown of the chance of rain tomorrow, not happening first part of the day. 4:00 tomorrow afternoon, showers arrive, on and off through the evening commute then it ramps up 8:00, 9:00 tomorrow. a burst of steady rainfall coming into new england late tomorrow evening so the storm timeline tomorrow, 7:00 p.m., here's the rain getting into metrowest and the city of boston. this yellow and orange around midnight, 11:00 tomorrow, rain and wind. it moves fast. by 6:00 a.m. thursday moving away. thursday it develops into a day with clouds and sun. windy, a warm day. temperatures on thursday in the low 70s. what do you need to know about the storm? an inch of rain possible. there may be upwards of two inches north and west of boston, jaffrey, worcester, fitchburg. winds gusty tomorrow, 20-40 miles an hour late
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but this is a storm that i think has minor travel disruption because it happens mainly overnight tomorrow night. i think we can avoid the brunt of this storm for the evening commute tomorrow and the morning on thursday. thursday features clouds and sunshine, near 70. >> jadiann: it's the law in massachusetts, you must have health insurance but as hank phillippi ryan reveals, the state's system set up to connect people with affordable insurance is in critical condition. >> christa: the result of her investigation, an apology for the state and help for viewers who contacted hank investigates. they were begging for help. the results of hr eye exam were terrifying. to save her vision, she needed surgery but this pembroke resident got more frightening news, he said she didn't have insurance. >> i was blindsided, literally. >> this woman got the same news
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>> i was shocked. >> elaine couldn't get dental care. paula's surgery was canceled but bank records proved they both paid the massachusetts health connector every month. you know the health connector, the state agency that's supposed to get massachusetts residents health insurance but our investigation found a pattern of disconnects at the health connector. the new directser admits it. >> there are people who think they've paid for insurance who don't have it because your system didn't work. >> let's take a for instance. >> yes or no? >> that is correct. >> here's why. the health connector's website offers online payments but we have learned those payments sometimes went into a black hole instead of to the insurance company. >> that was the infuriating part. i was paying all along. >> even more infuriating when they called customer service in a panic. >> thank you for calling the
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>> they couldn't get help. >> i've spoken to 24 different people. >> i spent literally 36 hours on the phone. >> what's more, thousands of others couldn't get help either. early easterly this year more than 13,000 customers were stuck in a backlog. they could not get refunds, account changes or answers. >> did the call center people not know what they were doing? did the electronic systems not work? was your database flawed? >> hank, it was everything. >> we got the state to fix paula's problem and elaine's too. if you're waiting for help, the new boss promises they'll soon fix your problems too. >> we owe the public integrity of operations. >> duo them an apology? >> we owe every single individual who's experienced extraordinary difficulty this year our regrets for that experience. >> if your having difficulties, the health connector says
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they've added a new customer advocate program. if you need help, check our website for the link. i'm hank phillippi ryan. >> jadiann: next on 7news, they're a perfect 6-0 after a close win over the jets sunday but there's no time to celebrate because there's a game in two days. what the team is saying about a matchup with the dolphins. >> christa: the viewers have spoken. see who did it better in the ca cannoli challenge. jadiann or that chicago p.d.
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jeb bush was a very strong governor, probably the strongest governor in the history of the state of florida. he was a young guy and i think there were some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him. that didn't happen. one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with school choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you
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his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made a lot of changes. he got the nickname veto corleone. if he saw something in the budget that he thought violated his conservative principles, you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message to washington, d.c., is 'get ready...' because there will be change. nright to rise usa is responsible
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system in the southeast today, this heads for new england tomorrow evening and tomorrow night. today is dry. rain and wind late tomorrow evening, overnight. at this time the patriots game looking dry. good morning. the patriots on to the dolphins on short rest. they remain unbeaten and they can say they've been tested by the top defense in the league. the pats were far from perfect against the jets but once again, they're at their best when it counted most. the patriots in unfamiliar fourth. tom brady refusing to lose competing 14-17 passes including a conversion. now the pats will carry that momentum into thursday night. a quick turn around with the dolphins coming to gillette stadium.
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of experience at that. it's only one time a year. just got to focus on your body and get mentally ready. just in the film, walk throughs and get physically ready too. get your body prepared, have it heal from yesterday and be ready for thursday night. >> the bruins get another chance to grab win number 1 at the garden. coyotes. no word on whether matt will return. they need to find a way to close out a win on their home ice. >> hopefully we can build on that last game of how we played and then bring that to our home rink and make sure we start getting wins. it's really important, it's nice to see we are doing well on the road but we know how important having a good home record is as well. >> the pitching matchup set for
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tonight the royals sending val quiz to the hill and matt harvey for the mets. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino, have a great day. >> christa: time for the results of who did it better. jadiann took on chicago p.d. actor jesse lee soffer. this was a good one for the first one. >> jadiann: it was. it was. the challenge was to make cannolis at mike's pastry in the north end. we each had 60 seconds. i actually completed more cannolis. i had three, jesse had two. but the store quality control team decided jesse's were better for the display case. we left it to the viewers to decide. i've before lobbying for votes and there we are, oh, my gosh. >> it was closer. 53%. hey, a win is a win. just like with the pats. >> jadiann: i'll tell you, it was a horse race overnight. for a while he was in the lead. viewers. >> christa: very good. >> jadiann: for all their
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me. >> christa: a campaign speech. i love it. >> jadiann: i was really excited about bringing the segment back so i appreciate all of your help. >> christa: what is this? >> jadiann: this is where we're going next. this is round 2. it won't be easy because my challenges are a pair of olympic gold medalist. charlie and meryl. >> i saw a picture of you with a tiny little bike that -- >> jadiann: that's what didn't make air. >> christa: really? >> jadiann: that was the outtakes. again. >> christa: i'm not going to beg, i'm just going to find it. >> jadiann: it was a tiny clown segment. >> christa: nice job. coming up at 5:30. a story you'll see on just one station. passenger onboard an mbta bus rushing in to help when the driver has a medical emergency. >> major issues found inside
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some of the big dig tunnels. where the worst problems are coming up. >> jadiann: new this morning, the site chosen to receive the archives of boston's longest serving mayor. selling 18 homes? easy. building them all in four and a half months? now that was a leap. i was calling in every favor i could, to track down enough lumber to get the job done. and i knew i could rely on american express to help me buy those building materials. there are always going to be unknowns. you just have to be ready for them. another step on the journey... will you be ready when growth presents itself? realize your buying power at open.com andrew: the one thing about soccer
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that i like the most is when i put my uniform on, the age just leaves me. the ages leave all of us. we simply become kids again. i think all of us play for that very reason. it makes us the child we once were. the years just glide away, and i'm back to where i was. you are that little andy guy who used to be down in me, all over again.
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>> jadiann: red flags raised in the big dig tunnels. y inspectors found dangerous deficiencies. >> christa: police connect this man to more crimes. new charges he's facing. >> jadiann: what a local nurse did when a bus driver had a seizure behind the wheel, saving a bus load of people. >> christa: good morning, everybody, we made it to tuesday. monday is no longer officially. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. you were talking about making it past monday and we're well on our way. a lot of weather changes for the week. >> jeremy: that's correct.
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goodbye, good rid dense to monday. the weather was gorgeous. i did a lot of yard work yesterday. right now cold. boston 40 degrees. norwood 24. bedford 26. do you see that full moon out there? that's the full hunter's moon. next month i think it's the full beaver moon, if i'm not many. high pressure is with us to you've got a dry morning commute. no wind. you may have to scrape frost off the windshield. that moon coming back that evening. low 50s this afternoon. >> christa: that moon is stunning out there. how about the roads? rich, good morning. >> rich: good morning. the roads are stunning too. we're live on storrow drive. very light traffic. out of town, just as good. there's the turnpike and route 93, northbound expressway. looks like an emergency vehicle coming northbound. a couple of things. there's a breakdown on the expressway by granite granite.
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down, but that should be cleared soon. the t says okay right now. >> jadiann: thank you. rich. 40 degrees outside right now and these are your top stories. police in pembroke are investigating after a student at pembroke community middle school allegedly made threats over the weekend. the student has not been suspended. the student has been rereferred to a mental health professional to undergo a risk assessment. manchester, new hampshire police are searching for a would-be robber who was stopped when a store clerk launched a counterattack. the suspect walked in, pulled a knife and told her to give him money. she pulled out an even bigger knife. that person took off. two young children are in the hospital after a head-on crash in oxford that killed a woman. that driver crossed the centerline and hit a cement truck. an 8-month-old in the car is on life support and a 2-year-old has serious injuries. police are investigating what
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caused the crash. >> christa: new for you this morning, corrosion and rust just a few of the major deficiencies that state highway inspectors noticed inside the big dig tunnels in the past year. you're going to want to hear what jennifer eagan has to say. >> reporter: inspectors said some of these issues need to be fixed as soon as possible. the i-90 connector has some of the worst problems according to this review done by the "boston herald." in the i-90 connector and other big dig tunnels, stay highway inspectors found heavy rust on construction joints, missing steel cover plates, heavy corrosion and leeks which allowed icicles to form. notably steel construction joints in the westbound side of the connector were given a poor rating because of heavy rust on construction joints. the problems need to be fixed right away, according to the report. back in march, inspectors found
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icicles hanging over the highway in the i-90 connector because of leaks in the ceiling. the massdot said heavy traffic caused wear and tear and most infrastructure in the tunnel got a rating of fair, satisfactory or good. we're live in south boston this morning, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: also new this morning, police in hudson, new hampshire, searching for two suspects accused of stealing and elderly woman's purse. officials say it happened in a wal-mart parking lot. a man distracted the 89-year-old while the other suspect, a woman, grabbed the elderly woman's purse and took off. if you have information, you're asked to contact police. a nantucket man charged with raping two women at knifepoint is facing more charges. david matterson confessed to two more sexual assaults, one at recently at last month. he has pled not guilty to the latest charges. he's been held without bail. >> christa: also this morning, the woman charged with killing
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her own uncle in hyde park is undergoing a mental health evaluation. court officers carried 36-year-old yvonne lewis into the courtroom after she refused to leave her cell on monday. police say she shot her uncle three times, including once in the head outside of her home on saturday. the victim's widow had an emotional message outside the courthouse. >> it's just hurtful. i don't understand. they were so close. why would she do something like this? >> christa: the judge ordered lewis held for a 20 day psychiatric evaluation before she can be arraigned. >> jadiann: a blast that leveled a home in taunton was caused by the homeowner. the 52-year-old woman accidentally left open a gas valve while trying to repair her hot water heater. the basement filled with natural gas and exploded into flames. she got out safely but her house
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was completely destroyed. >> christa: a report from the inspector general criticizing boston's decision to allow the red sox to block off yawkey way for concession stands and carts during home games. the sox paid more than $7 million to block off the area but the state report says the boston redevelopment authority should have charged more money. red sox executives tell the globe they stand by the deal that was made. new for you this morning, bu will be launching a website today featuring archive material from the life of the late mayor menino. it will feature records, pictures, audio and video clips. it will be later on display at the school archival research center. ma he served at mayor of boston 1993 to 2014. friday marks one year since he passed away. >> jadiann: a story on just one station a passenger leaps into action after a mbta bus driver >> christa: the driver was
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having a seizure and so you can see the passengers rushing to the front trying to help out. they said they noticed something was wrong when she started to shake. that's when one woman stepped in and she took control. >> i just kicked her foot off the gas and we like slowed down. then i tried to reach my foot in to get the brake and we stopped right before the pole. >> no one was hurt in the end. still unclear how the bus driver is doing this morning. but thank goodness for quick thinking people who know how to act in a moment's notice. >> jadiann: your adrenaline kicks in and you're on fight or flight mode. the joke's on him. jimmy fallon is opening up about falling down while honored at harvard. >> christa: more concerns about processed meats and the health risks coming up. cold this morning and by the afternoon hours, partly sunny skies. cool. layer up.
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>> jeremy: good morning, boston right now at 40 degrees. bedford 26. nashua 25. we have clear skies. cold for the morning hours. and even this afternoon, still somewhat cool. temps this afternoon in the middle and upper 50s. later today, 54. metro boston 57. farther inland. 7:00 this evening, mostly clear. partly cloudy skies later tonight. crisp and cool this evening. upper 40s. >> christa: never too early to talk about holiday shopping. there will be no black friday sales at aei this year because the sporting goods stores will be closed. the president of the company says black friday has, quote, gotten out of hand. the company wants employees and customers to spend time outside and the workers will get a paid day off. wow. >> jadiann: yeah. right?
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we eat as americans are possibly causing cancer. the world health organization says processed meats like dogs, bacon and cold cuts increase the risk of colorectal cancer. limited. some red meats are good for balanced diet because of protein and amino acids. >> starbucks has a vampire inspired drink. it's called the frap o.o.la. >> it layers white chocolate, milk and ice between mocha sauce and whipped cream. you can see, dare i say it, the bloody look. it has a drizzle of raspberry syrup. it could be available tomorrow in certain locations.
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pumpkin latte, public spice. ghoulish. we have a lot to get to, including "know and go" and jimmy fallon joking at the top of his first episode since falling in a crowd at harvard, can you get his right hand. we'll let you know what he had to say. >> jadiann: banned from flights, why you can no longer pack electronic cigarettes in your checked bags when you fly. >> reporter: live in pembroke, police investigating after a middle school student made threats. 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. is responsible for the content of this message. mom this is hugely important. is there anywhere in your house i can get a good signal? anyway, you were saying. it's a tragic love story. i love tragedy. what is that noise? what? i'm on set. what movie? i'm shooting a movie about laundry.
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everybody. time to start off your tuesday. you're heading out early. what a treat here. we've got this full moon. it's a special moon, i believe moon. >> jadiann: he was. we have j.r. ready to go for our "know and go" segment. what a beautiful sight. >> jeremy: the full hunter's moon, supermoon. it's big and bright and perhaps you noticed that this morning or last evening. it will do that again tonight. if you missed it this morning, no worries. this evening, about 6:30, 7:00 this evening. boston at 40 degrees. bedford 26. nashua 25. it's cold under that full hunter's moon. and there will be increasing clouds through the day. these clouds, they are thin and
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wimpy, cirrous clouds. filtered sunshine. a nice fall day because there's hardly any wind. on the cool side for some. 53 through 57. tonight, clouds on the increase with that moon. between 40-48. tomorrow, mostly cloudy skies. rain coming at us late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening from this weather system here and also a piece of this weather system through the upper midwest but this down here, this bag of rain down there, those are the remains, the remnants, of patricia. the ghost of patricia coming at us late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. how much rain is on the way? around an inch of rain. we've been in a dry spell so we can handle that. there may be upwards of 2 inches north and west of boston. wind will be feisty tomorrow, 20-40 miles an hour. i'm thinking minor travel disruption because it's an overnight storm. with that said there are leaves
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a home in the gutters and storm drains, there may be localized street flooding tomorrow evening and leftover flooding thursday morning, even though the storm is winding down. developing sunshine thursday. a windy, warm day. how much rain? i think boston around an inch of rain. lighter amounts on the cape and a little bit more through southwest new hampshire. it's not going to be significant rain for the patriots game thursday evening but there could be a couple of sprinkles tailgating and kickoff. otherwise the game is dry. mild down at gillette thursday evening. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. halloween looking dry. no tricks, just treats. >> jadiann: time for "fast track traffic." let's get over to rich kirkland. >> rich: we have trouble on the highways. two significant situations. a crash in andover on 93 southbound at 133. traffic is almost -- it's backed up beyond route 110.
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over in lynnfield on route 128 northbound blocking two left lanes before route 1, the northbound side of 128. the heavier traffic is southbound. that's a look at route 93 after the crash. doing all right. no delays on the expressway but flashing lights. never good. the t says they're on time. >> christa: our top stories, students are returning to class in pembroke today after a school threat. >> jadiann: this morning police say a pembroke community middle school student is behind the threat of violence. nicole oliverio is live for us with the latest on the investigation. good morning. >> reporter: jadiann, we canoe this threat was made over the weekend and the interim superintendent tells us the student is no longer at the school but was not suspended. this all happening after threats came to the pembroke community middle school. pembroke police are investigating. now, the superintendent would
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what the threats were, if any particular staff members or students were specifically named, and they said they're not saying whether or not it was a male or female student because they want to protect that person's identity but we know that police are actively investigating. parents were made aware of the situation. fortunately nobody was hurt and that student is not in school. we're told that student is seeking mental help but police are investigating. we're hoping to learn more about the threats made over the weekend and bring you the latest information as soon as we get it. for now, live in pembroke, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: vandals striking a little league field in bedford, new hampshire. as you're about to see, the snack shack, as it was named, completely trashed. graffiti was painted on the front of the building. investigators say vandals caused around $5,000 worth of damage. parents are disappointed about what happened.
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because the -- we had the state tournament here in mid july and a lot of people spent a lot of time working on things and making sure the grass was perfect and the fields were pristine. >> so police have not yet arrested anyone in connection with that case. an off-duty rhode island firefighter is recovering after a serious hit and run crash. matthew galant was found by members of his fire station who had to cut him out of his truck. was rushed to the hospital. he's in surgery. his colleagues hoping for a full recovery here. >> it's still unsettling, just goes to show how fragile life is. >> police also identify add suspect when he apparently showed up at the hospital himself with injuries but ran away before they could arrest him. >> jadiann: new details on a string of shootings along a highway in arizona. the suspect says he has an alibi for at least one of the
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21-year-old leslie allen merritt appeared in court monday. his attorneys want his bond lowered or him to be released from prison. >> there's information that corroborates mr. marry was not at these alleged locations on the time and date and there are phone records that corroborate >> jadiann: prosecutors say ballistics tests tie him to four of the 11 shootings from august and september. a prosecutor says it appears the woman accused of driving her car into a home coming parade near oklahoma state did so on purpose. the district attorney says adacia chambers drove around a barricade and ran a red light before crashing into the crowd. four people were killed. dozens injured. chambers is currently undergoing psychological evaluation. the government is pan banning passengers from bringing e-cigarettes and other battery
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operated smoking devices on checked bags. this after more than two dozen explosions and fires. they're allowed in carryon bags but you cannot recharge them on the plane. >> christa: across the country a popular entry way into mexico was shut down by a group of protesters yesterday. mexican farmers staging a protest in el paso saying mexico's high taxes and discount products from the u.s. are making it hard for them to make ends meet. traffic trying to get into the u.s. was backed up for miles because of that protest. a driver getting stuck in a sinkhole in central florida. this 20-foot wide hole opened up on a highway off ramp near orlando. officials say construction crews were digging below the ramp. that's when the ground caved in. no one was hurt in that case. >> jadiann: officials in china are upset after a u.s. navy destroyer sails within ten miles
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could contested part of the sea. china considers that area as territorial. a spokesman warned the u.s. not to do anything provocative. president obama approved the mission. a human rights group says russian air strikes are the leading killer of civilians in syria. they suggest their war crimes and not a campaign to fight terror. in the past month russia carried out 300 air strikes. russia calls the report another piece of disinformation. >> christa: on 7 health cast. u.s. preventative task force is recognizee recommending all overweight or obese adults be screened for abnormal blood sugar. the experts say those who have high blood sugar have have intensive diet and exercise intervention. 37% of americans have abnormal sugar levels which puts them at risk for type 2 diabetes.
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>> you shouldn't weight until you're he would older to eat healthy. you should start today. in a study of more than 2,000 young adults, those who consumed the most fruits and veggies had a 26% lower risk of heart disease and other risks down the road. do. >> jadiann: there's so many temptations and easy jk food. >> christa: i have a sweet tooth i wouldn't jimmy fallon changes his accident in cambridge. >> christa: he hurt his hand. we talked about that yesterday. after accepting an award at harvard. he explains it started because he wanted to give a gift to harvard's band. >> so somebody gives you a bottle of yeagermeister. i'm out on the street and some girl was going to kneel down and give me a flower so she knelt down. i didn't see her and i was like -- what? this hand is already gone so i threw the bottle then landed on
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and -- oh, yeah. and there's pools of blood everywhere. i go, i'm laughing, but -- no. >> christa: oh my goodness. he tripped right over her. he wasn't seriously hurt, thank goodness. he mentioned that other injured hand. the other one wasn't good. that was a kitchen accident in june. >> jadiann: oh, my gosh. there's still another hour of
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for the girl scout meeting. okay. for the soccer team. for the girl scout meeting. how many meetings are you having? stop & shop just dropped prices on thousands more items. which makes the checkout lane, victory lane.
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the one thing about soccer that i like the most is when i put my uniform on, the age just leaves me. the ages leave all of us. we simply become kids again. i think all of us play for that very reason. it makes us the child we once were. the years just glide away, and i'm back to where i was. you are that little andy guy who used to be down in me, and i get to be that person all over again. my name is andrew, and bluecross blueshield has me. a pembroke middle school on alert after a student reportedly makes threats. >> jadiann: a woman and two children involved in a catastrophic crash with a cement
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>> sounded like dynamite. >> what happened moments before the collision. >> christa: disturbing video of a classroom confrontation between an officer and student. >> a local mother on the job scarce off an armed robber. >> i have four kids to support. >> the counterattack had a had the robber running for the door. >> trouble with the state's health connector. >> i was blindsided literally. >> thousands of customers paying for insurance and not receiving it. hank investigates. good morning, it's 6:00 a.m. great to have you here, i'm christa delcamp. thompson. we've been admiring the beautiful moon as decoration in the sky last night and this morning. >> christa: you don't need a streetlight. >> jeremy: it was very bright. the full hunter's moon is out there at this time and it will be back again later this evening if you don't have time to check it out. cold.
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the city 39, norwood 24. fitchburg 27. dry air, both commutes today dry in terms of the sky. a mix of clouds and sunshine. pennsylvania. they'll race in through the afternoon hours. temps this afternoon heading for the mid 50s. this right here, this is heading for new england and, yeah, those are the remnants of patricia. the ghost of patricia coming at new england tomorrow afternoon, tomorrow night, with i think about an inch of rain on the way. there may be some locations in new hampshire with two inches. winds gusting 20-40 miles an hour tomorrow evening. it's an overnight storm so i don't think it's major travel disruption tomorrow evening or thursday morning but we'll talk about this bag of messiness in a few minutes. >> jadiann: we have a fast track alert for drivers. >> rich: we're live in lynnfield with sky 7. this is on 128 northbound, a pickup truck has rolled over and two lanes are taken. it's on the northbound side of
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route 128 in lynnfield before route 1. traffic gets by northbound. the heavier traffic southbound slows to take a look so things are backing up rapidly. we'll keep it here and talk about an accident in andover on route 93 southbound at 133. that backup is about six miles beyond route 110. that's on 93 southbound. the t says they're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: now our top story, police are investigating some threats made against a middle school in pembroke. >> jadiann: the student who reportedly made the threats is under evaluation. nicole oliverio joins us live there with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: we do know the schools are taking this seriously. pembroke police are investigating after a threat was made here at the pembroke community middle school over the weekend. the interim superintendent wouldn't get into specifics about what that particular threat was and if any staff
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in particular. what we do know is that middle school student was not in school yesterday however they have not taken any discipline against that student. they're undergoing mental evaluation. students and parents were made aware a threat was made. there were no issues at school yesterday. students will return today. hopefully without incident. we're hoping to learn more about the threat and bring the latest information to you as soon as we >> jadiann: thank you. new this morning, all lanes of 95 south are open after a car burst into flames in waltham. this happened just before exit 26 around 11:00 last night. you can see the front of car fully engulfed. crews had to shut down all but one lane to clean everything up. no one was hurt. >> christa: a woman is dead and two young children badly hurt when their car slammed head on
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into a cement truck. let's go to victoria warren in oxford with this story. we know that an eight-month-old little boy is on life support this morning. >> reporter: that little boy fighting for his life this morning. what we're told is that he was trapped in his car seat in the car after this accident and had to be freed. the 31-year-old woman died and police are still investigating how this happened. the car unrecognizable. the 31-year-old woman driving killed, an 8-month-old on life support, a toddler in the hospital. >> sounded like dynamite. a big bang. >> the monday morning crash in oxford so intense it could be heard blocks away. >> i heard a loud bang. >> all of a sudden i heard a boom then screeching. about 15 seconds of screeching. >> state police say the woman driving this car on route 20 somehow crossed the centerline and crashed head on into a
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cement truck, a ced den then a suv. the cement truck flipped on its side. its wheels several feet away. in the road, a child seat and two cars. >> i saw a truck driver sitting on the back of a pickup truck crying saying i killed somebody. >> police are still investigating. neighbors this stretch of road is dangerous but they've never seen anything like this. >> this one is the worst i've ever seen. >> in addition to the children who remain in the hospital, the driver of the suv, his passenger and the driver of the cement truck also went to the hospital. they did get checked out and are expected to be okay. live this morning in oxford. victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: caught on camera a store clerk staying sharp under pressure stopping a would-be robber in his tracks. the clerk launched a counterattack and this morning manchester, new hampshire police are searching for the suspect.
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convenience store on hanover street says the suspect pulled a knife and told her to give him money sunday night. she pulled out a bigger knife and the man took off. >> he thought he was big and bad coming in and when he saw what i had, he realized he wasn't getting anything and left. i was just mad. he shouldn't be stealing from me. i have four kids to support. there's no reason for you to rob from me. >> the clerk says she got the knife as a birthday gift a few months ago to use at protection because of recent robberies in the area. developing story. a violent confrontation in school when an officer drags a teenage girl out of classroom in south carolina. as you watch this video we'll go to chris anderson with more on that. >> the sheriff's department says
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class when her teacher called for the officer to come n the resource officer. take another look at the video. it shows that officer grabbing the student and slamming her to the ground while she sits at her desk. he's seen pulling her from her chair and throwing her to another part of the classroom. the local sheriff is out of town but he's seen this video. >> of course we're going to look at what happened that led up to this and what happened afterwards. >> i'm a parent and i'm ashamed of what i saw. my child wasn't in the classroom but i feel sorry for that parent and for that child. >> that officer's on administrative leave. the lieutenant says the sheriff and school district will take the appropriate actions once the investigation is complete. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. a modern day bonnie and clyde from quincy under arrest. joseph and jenny carrier were caught after they allegedly led police on a chase that ended in pennsylvania. the couple's accused of robbing
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banks up and down the east coast, including florida, maryland and here in massachusetts. we have new details in a deadly hit and run that we reported yesterday in saugus. investigators have found the car they believe to have been involved in the crash sunday night but they're still searching for the driver. a 33-year-old man from new york was killed while walking on route 1. >> jadiann: overnight, house republicans and president obama reaching a major budget deal. it would raise the debt ceiling and lift domestic and defense budget caps and avoid a possible debt default and reduce the chance of a government shut down. lawmakers are expected to vote on the agreement tomorrow. donald trump says islamic women may wear burqas for another reason besides region. he's facing backlash an those comments. trump says america should stop interfering in middle eastern
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affairs because women there don't want freedom a quote, as shown by their desire to wear burqas. >> christa: the nfl not giving up the fight in the deflated football scandal. the league internationally filed its appeal. commissioner roger goodell's ruling of a four-game suspension they say should be considered final. the judge overturned the ban before the season began in september. >> jadiann: still ahead, new alarming details about trouble in the big dig tunnels. inspections finding more dangerous deficiencies. >> christa: former red sox gm ben cherington has a new job and it's in new york. >> jeremy: cold. temperatures down into the 20s. partly to mostly sunny skies for the day. a cool day. but no wind. temps this afternoon mid 50s. chilly, crisp this evening, upper 40s.
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>> rich: we are on the scene of a highway rollover, details
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>> christa: oh, it's nice for it not to be monday. >> jadiann: it has a better feeling about it, i feel. good morning, we're happy our viewers are waking up with us today. >> christa: a little early. 6:13. we're going to get through it.
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weather, a little cold. >> jeremy: i'm just glad everybody's waking up. right now boston 39. plymouth 29. norwood 24. orange 24. frost out there. so you might have to do a little scraping this morning with high pressure on top of us. it's cold, canadian high pressure. mostly sunny skies this morning and there are a few high, thin clouds through pennsylvania. they will try to block out the sun. we'll tall it filtered sunshine. a nice fall day. still a little bit cool but this time of year through springtime. if you can go through a cool day without wind, it's not too shabby. tonight not as 40s. overnight lor 40s. through the day tomorrow, a lot of clouds. there will be rain developing very late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. so, again, this will will be a storm system that comes at us late in the day tomorrow. 4:00 p.m., 60% chance of showers. nothing widespread or heavy. after the evening commute
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tomorrow, then the chance of rain really ramps up. from this weather system here, that at one time was patricia, it's lost a lot of its -- if not all of its tropical characteristics. there are downpours through portions of the south. there may be leftover moisture infused into this weather system. we'll call it the ghost of patricia. rainfall about an inch on the way for metro boston. lighter amounts on the cape. winds will gust 20-40 miles an hour late tomorrow evening and overnight tomorrow night. in terms of travel disruption. it's minor travel disruption because of the timing. i don't see this as a repeat of that horrific morning commute we had last month. i think we'll have showers tomorrow evening. then the rain on the way tomorrow night. most of that moves out of here before the thursday morning rush. so again, here comes the rain into new england late tomorrow evening with wind. a little bit feisty tomorrow evening.
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notice 6:00 a.m. thursday, the bulk of the rain shutting down so most of thursday is dry. some sun midday thursday through the afternoon. windy and warm with temperatures on thursday in the lower 70s. even a little bit of humidity:. boston south, close to an inch of rain. higher in southwest new hampshire. patriots game, there may be sprinkles around tailgate and kickoff. otherwise, the game is dry. there will not be significant prescription for the game. it's a mild evening. lower 60s. right now halloween looking good. mostly sunny skies. no tricks, just treats. low 50s. >> christa: all right. thank you. "fast track traffic" for you. >> rich: not a good time for the north shore commuters. we're live in lynnfield with a pickup truck overturned on the northbound side of route 128 by route 1 in lynnfield. now, they can all see it on the southbound side where the heavy traffic is. we're backed up almost to lowell
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again, the crash is northbound. another issue in stoneham. we have a crash on 93 southbound in stoneham after route 128. the backup well back into wilmington. no problems on the t. that's okay. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: it's the law here in massachusetts. you have to have health insurance but has hank phillippi ryan reveals. the system set up to connect people with insurance is in critical condition. >> the results of her investigation, an apology from the state and help for viewers who contact hank. >> the results of her eye exam were terrifying. to save her vision, paula needed surgery. then this pembroke resident got more frightening news, he said she didn't have insurance. >> i was blindsided literally. >> this plymouth woman got the same upsetting news after a
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>> elaine couldn't get dental care. paula's surgery was canceled. but wait, their bank records proved they both paid the massachusetts health connector for insurance every month. you know the health connector, the state agency that's supposed to get massachusetts residents health insurance but our investigation found a massive pattern of disconnects at the health connector. new executive director lewis gutierrez admits it. there are people who think they paid for insurance who don't have it because your system didn't work. >> let's take a for instance. >> yes or no? >> that is correct. >> here's why. the health connector's website offers online payments. but we have learned those payments sometimes went into a black hole instead of to the insurance company. >> that was the most infuriating part. i was paying all along. >> paula and elaine called customer service in a panic. >> thank you for calling the
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house connector. >> they couldn't get help. >> i have spoken to 24 different people. >> i spent literally 36 hours on the phone. >> what's more, thousands of others couldn't get help either. early this year more than 13,000 customers were stuck in a backlog. they could not get refunds, account changes or even answers. >> did the call center people not know what they were doing? did the electronic systems not work? was your database flaw? >> it was everything. >> we got the state to fix paula and elaine's problems. if you're waiting for help, the health connector's new boss promises they'll soon fix your problems too. >> we owe the public integrity of operations. >> do you owe them an apology? >> we owe every individual who experienced extraordinary difficulty this year our regrets. >> if you're having
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difficultieses health connector says they've added a customer advocate program. if you need help, check our website for the link. still ahead, a story you'll see on just one station. passengers onboard an out-of-control mbta bus forced to jump into action to avoid disaster. >> christa: a wish comes true. one boy's trip from england that took him to center ice with the boston bruins. >> jadiann: up next, the viewers have spoken. you get to see who did it better this cannoli challenge. this was our first installment of who did it better.
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>> jeremy: good morning, cold. boston 39. bedford at 26. new bedford, good morning, 30 degrees. we'll have a dry morning commute. traveling outside new england, showers approaching chicago tonight.
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rain in st. louis. atlanta, showers and storms may slow you down. west coast, seattle through an fran and los angeles, dry out west. >> christa: former red sox gm ben cherington has a new job in new york city, teaching at columbia university in the sports management masters program a three-hour class on leadership that begins in january. the 41-year-old left the sox front office in august after 15 years with the organization. bruins fans from england getting a chance to skate with his favorite players. 12-year-old liam watson was on the sighs with the team. a british charity similar to the make-a-wish foundation made the trip possible. he received a personalized jersey from zdeno chara. >> well, if you don't know, he looks scary, but if you spend one minute with him, he's pretty nice.
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i was really excited. it was amazing experience. i was like enjoying it. >> well, yeah, his family made the trip here to boston. his brother also had a chance to watch practice from the bruins' bench so an opportunity of a lifetime for him that he'll always remember. we have the results of this week's who did it better segment. you saw yesterday jadiann took on chicago p.d. actor jesse lee soffer. >> it was the good time. the challenge was to make cannolis at mike's pastry. we had 60 seconds. i completed more cannolis. i had three to jesse's two but it was determined that jesse's looking a little bit better. >> christa: they were suitable for the display case. yours went in the back. >> jadiann: we gave them to the crews later. >> christa: it's all about how it tastes. here are the results of our poll. jadiann wins. 53%, jesse's 47%.
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>> thank you so everyone who voted. i look to make it two wins in a row like the pats. undefeated. next week it's not going to be easy. my challenges are a pair of olympic gold medicallists. charley white and meryl davis. join us to who did it better and they let me hold the gold medal which was one of the most exciting parts of that shoot. >> christa: that's fantastic. there's video proof you on a small tricycle. >> jadiann: a clown bike. yes. i don't know if that got added in. >> jadiann: we'll see if you're 6-0. news that may be tough to hear as you sit down to eat your breakfast. the cancer link to bacon, sausage and other red meats. >> reporter: major issues in some of the big dig tunnels. where the worst problems were found coming up. >> jadiann: and we now know what he sparked this raging fire in
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passengers on an out-of-control bus jump into action. >> christa: stop the bus was my concern. >> why they had to save the driver behind the wheel. alarming details about the big dig tunnels. where crews raced to fix deficiency. >> christa: why doctors are comparing eating bacon and sausage to smoking cigarettes. >> even when i get into harvard, i still embarrass my parents. >> jimmy fallon explains the injury at harvard involving a bottle of yeagermeister. good morning, 6:30 on the dot this morning. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. overnight, a little frost. another supermoon too.
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skies but pretty cold for a lot of viewers. >> christa: heading out the door, you want to bundle up. >> jeremy: a great idea and allow extra time if you don't want to defrost that frost off the windshield. norwood 24. bedford 26, fitchburg 27. orange 24. boston 39. that's measured at logan. i'm sure a lot of the neighborhoods in j.p., hyde park closer to 30. high pressure with us through the day with a mix of clouds and sunshine. temps will reach the middle 50s. crisp this evening and then this is coming at us tomorrow, especially late in the day tomorrow and more so tomorrow night. the remnants of patricia. the ghost of patricia, rainfall about an inch of rain possible late tomorrow. winds may be gusty tomorrow evening and overnight. winds 20-40 miles an hour. minor travel disruption because it's an overnight storm. more about the storm and the patriots forecast in 15 minutes. >> jadiann: thank you. we're going to get over to rich
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kirkland with a fast track alert for us. >> rich: we're at a new crash, a second one this morning. this is stoneham, live on route 93 southbound after route 128. a minor left-hand lane crash but in a bad spot. the backup almost 7 miles on 93 southbound. we showed you last time a truck rollover in lynnfield. the backup still there. the t says it's on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: a check on your top stories. pembroke police are investigating after a student at pembroke community middle school made threats. the student has not been suspended but is undergoing a mental health evaluation. two very young children are in the hospital after a head-on crash in oxford that killed a woman. police say the woman who was at
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the centerline of route 20 and hit a cement truck head on. an 8-month-old boy in the car at the time is on life support and a 2-year-old also has serious injuries. police up in manchester, new hampshire searching for a would-be robber who was stopped when a store clerk launched a counterattack. the clerk says the suspect walked in pulled a knife and told her to give him money. she pulled out an even bigger knife and he ran away. >> jadiann: new details of big dig tunnel troubles. this time reports of rust, cracks and corrosion in different locations. let's get to jennifer eagan with all these new concerns. >> reporter: [ audio trouble ] problems, according to the report by the "boston herald." in the i-90 connector and other
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inspectors found heavy rust, missing steel cover plates, heavy corrosion and leaks which allowed icicles to form over the road. steel construction joints in the westbound side were given a poor rating by inspectors because of joints. those problems need to be fixed report. back in march, inspectors found icicles hanging over the highway because of leaks in the ceiling. massdot says heavy traffic caused the wear and tear. most infrastructure in the tunnels got a rating of fair, satisfactory or good. we're live in south boston, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: now a story you'll see on just one station. a passenger leaping into action when the bus she was riding in starts going out of control. the driver of this bus was having a seizure at the time and you're about to see passengers rushing to the front to help that driver.
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was wrong when she started to shake. the bus sideswiped a street sign and that's when one woman stopped stepped. >> i kicked her foot off the gas and we slowed down and i tried to reach my foot in and we stopped right before the pole. >> christa: no one on the bus or the street was hurt. still unclear how the bus driver is doing this morning. >> jadiann: a nantucket man charged with raping two women at knifepoint faces more charges. david matterson confessed to two more sexual assault. one last month. he has pleaded not guilty to the latest charges. he's being held without bail. investigators say a big blast that leveled a home in taunton was caused by the homeowner. the 52-year-old woman accidentally left a gas valve open while trying to repair her hot water heater. the basement filled with gas and exploded into fierce flames.
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was completely destroyed. >> christa: vandals striking a little league field in bedford, new hampshire. you can see the snack shack was just completely trashed. graffiti was painted on the front of the building as well. investigators say the vandals damage. so far police have not arrested anyone in connection with that case. new this morning, a report from the inspector general criticizing boston's decision to allow the red sox to block off yawkey way for concession stands and carts during home games. the sox paid more than $7 million to be allowed to block off the area but the state report says the boston redevelopment authority should have charged more money. the red sox executives stand by the deal. >> jadiann: the reported link cancer. what to avoid and what's okay to eat. >> this time i injured my other hand right after getting an award from harvard. so she knelt down.
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couple of months here for jimmy fallon. tripped right over somebody. that's how he injured his other hand and he's talking about the mishap at harvard. >> jadiann: and the royals come we'll have that. >> rich: sky 7 found another crash on route 93. we'll update that story and more coming up mornings. wonderful, crazy mornings. we figure you probably don't have time to wait on hold. that's why at xfinity
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>> jadiann: welcome back, jimmy fallon is explaining his accident in cambridge. >> christa: he hurt his other hand accepting this award at harvard. this started because he wanted to give a gift to harvard's band, apparently. >> somebody gives you a bottle of yeagermeister on the street and apparently some girl was going to kneel down and give me a flower. she knelt down. i didn't see her and i was like -- what? this hand is already gone, so i was like -- i threw the bottle then just landed on broken glass. >> christa: that makes me her. he wasn't seriously hurt. he went to mgh to get checked
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out but he seriously injured his other hand in a kitchen injury. >> jadiann: he needs to watch out. good things he's not a surgeon. james bond getting the royal treatment in london. the duke and duchess, along with prince harry, attended the premiere. kate wore a pale blue dress. it's the fourth bond movie to star daniel craig. outstanding. ricky gervais will return to host the golden globes in january, his fourth time. tina fey and amy poehler hosted the past three years. the globes air january 10 on 7 nbc. he's always good for laughs. it's like the golden globes club. >> jadiann: up next, the day's stop stories, including how a local mother on the job scared off an armed robber. >> christa: alarming video of a school officer just grabbing a
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teenage girl from her desk and reaction to this. >> reporter: we're live in pembroke, police are investigating after threats are
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threats made against a middle school. now police are investigating. >> christa: two young children
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fighting for their lives after a car and cement truck collide head on. >> big problems for the big dig. new concerns underground. >> caught on camera, slammed down in a classroom. an officer is facing serious questions. >> jadiann: it's time to "know and go." we have all the day's top stories for you. >> christa: starting off with traffic and weather and we have jeremy reiner. good morning, j.r. >> jeremy: good morning. whoa, it's cold. boston at 39. beverly 29. norwood 24. there's frost on the windshields, frost on the pumpkin. you don't have to scrape the frost off mr. jack-o'-lantern. through the morning a mix of clouds and sunshine. a cool day but there won't be wind. anytime you can get flew a cool or cold day without wind. not bad. tomorrow cloudy for the morning commute then rain showers arrive tomorrow evening from this storm
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of the remains from hurricane patricia will work across the northeast. i don't think it's an overwhelming storm for us. an inch of rain possible around the metro. isolated 2 inches through southwest new hampshire, worcester hills. winds will be feisty late tomorrow evening and overnight tomorrow night gusting out of the southeast 20-40 miles an hour. because it is an overnight tropical storm, it's minor travel disruption. maybe showers tomorrow evening but the buckle of the rainfall -- bulk of the rainfall out of here before the thursday morning rush. with leaves down on the streets, storm drains may be clogged. in any event, thursday becomes a windy day, a little bit of humidity. temperatures on thursday near 70. patriots game thursday evening, some sprinkles at kickoff. that's about it. a mild evening at gillette. temperatures thursday evening in the 60s. have a great day. >> christa: it's a messy morning on the roads with fast track alerts. we have one again. >> rich: this is a third crash we've been to this morning north
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this is on 93 southbound right at route 128. the backup almost back to 495. that's better than nine miles. 93 southbound. it's putting pressure on route 128 southbound which is bumper-to-bumper, get this from route 114 in peabody all the way down to this crash scene on route 93. a real tough go here. elsewhere, things are filling in on the expressway and turnpike town. the t says it's on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. now our top stories, students are returning to class in pembroke after a threat was made against the middle school. >> christa: nicole oliverio is live with the latest on the investigation as students head back. >> reporter: we know the student accused of making the threat was not in school yesterday. that student hasn't been disciplined but is undergoing a mental health evaluation. this after pembroke police received information a student made there's against the middle school at pembroke community
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middle school. the interim superintendent isn't being specific about the threat or if students or staff members were particularly targeted but they did say they took it seriously and police were investigating. now, we do know there was nothing done to any of the students. no one was hurt in this situation and again, the student who allegedly made the threats, while police and the school are not identifying that student, that person was not at class yesterday. live in pembroke, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: all lanes of 95 south back open after a car burst into flames in waltham just before exit 26 around 11:00 last night. the front of that car was fully involved. crews had to shut down all but one lane in order to respond. no one was hurt. >> jadiann: this morning a tragic crash in oxford leaves one woman dead and two children badly hurt. their car slammed head on into a cement truck. victoria warren is live in oxford where investigators are
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crash. >> reporter: good morning. the infant involved in the crash still on life support this morning was trapped in his car seat and had to be pulled from the wreckage. neighbors heard and amazingly loud boom then looked out their windows and described the worst accident scene they've every seen. a 31 woman died when police say she crossed into oncoming traffic sitting a cement truck. the 8-month-old critically hurt. a two-year-old had serious injuries. her car also crashed into an suv. police don't know why she crossed the median and that's parted of the investigation. the driver of the suv, his passenger and the driver of the cement truck also went to the hospital. they're all expected to be okay. live this morning in oxford, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. also, police up in manchester, new hampshire are searching for a would-be robber who was stopped in his tracks when a
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store clerk launched a counterattk. the clerk, a mother of four, says the suspect walked into the store, pulled a three-inch knife and told her to hand over the money. she pulled out a much bigger knife and the crook took off. >> a quincy couple dubbed a modern day bonnie and clyde are under arrest after robbing a bank in delaware. joseph and jenny carrier were caught after they led police on a chase that ended in pennsylvania. the couple is accused of robbing banks up and down the east coast including florida, maryland and massachusetts. >> we have new details in the deadly hit-and-run accident we told you about this time yesterday in saugus. investigators say they have found the car they believe to have been involved in the crash on sunday night. but they're still searching for the driver. a 33-year-old man from new york was killed while he was walking on route 1. >> jadiann: a developing story, a violent confrontation in a classroom. a officer drags a teenage girl
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out of her desk in south carolina. kris anderson is in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: the sheriff's department says the student was disturbing the classroom when her teacher called for the police officer. the video shows the officer grabbing the student and then slamming her to the ground while she was sitting at her desk. he then pulls her from the chair and throws her to another part of the room. the officer son administrative leave. the lieutenant says the sheriff and school district will take appropriate action once the investigation is complete. kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. also, breaking overnight. house republicans and president obama reaching a major budget deal. it would raise the debt ceiling and lift domestic and defense budget caps. it would also avoid a possible debt default next week and reduce the chances of a government shutdown happening coming up in december. lawmakers are expected to vote on that agreement coming up tomorrow.
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also back at home, corrosion, rust, cracks, just a few of the major deficiencies that state highway expecters found in the big dig tunnels in the past year. as you head out, you want to hear what jennifer eagan has to say. >> good morning, the most serious issues were found inside the i-90 connector. some need to be fixed right away according to a report by the "boston herald." in the i-90 connector and other big dig tunnels state highway inspectors discovered heavy rust on joints, missing steel cover plates, heavy corrosion and leaks which allowed for icicles to form over the roadways. on the westbound side of the i-90 connector in south boston, inspectors gave a poor rating to construction joints noting a heavy rust that needs to be repaired as soon as possible. in the same area, active leaks and on the eastbound side, icicles formed from leaks in march. the icicles were hanging over
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cars until removed. massdot told the "herald" there was a lot of wear and tear in the tunnels but insisted the tunnels were safe. live in south boston, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: some of the most popular foods we eat as americans are now possibly causing cancer. we told you about this last week. now it's official. the world health organization says eating hot dogs, bacon and cold cuts could raise your risk of colorectal cancer. eating red meats like beef, lamb and pork should be limited. they're good for -- doctors say that he they contained protein and amino acids. >> e-cigarettes will be banned in checked bags. they're still allowed on keary ons but you can't recharge them during the flight. this after more than two dozen explosions and fires occurred in
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the past six years. and a kansas man, he had a close call with an e e-cigarette. the e-cigarette blew up on the charger before he used it. the blast threw metal and plastic around the room. >> jadiann: wal-mart is asking federal regulators for permission to test drones. they want to use drones to move product between consideration centers as well as home deliveries and curb side pickup. the company tested them inside and now wants to do outdoor tests. amazon got federal approve to test drones. >> the nfl not giving up. the league officially filed an appeal on monday saying commissioner roger goodell's ruling for suspension for tom brady should be final. judge richard berman overturned the ban before the season began. former red sox gm ben
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cherington will be working at the columbia university in the masters program and teaching a class on leadership. the 41-year-old left the sox front office in august after spending more than 15 years with the organization. >> jadiann: bu will launch a website featuring archived material from the life of the mate mayor tom menino featuring records, pictures and audio and video clips. the material will be displayed on commonwealth ave. friday will mark one year since he passed away. >> christa: the famous pizza rat isn't the only new york animal biting off more than it can chew. the rat that gained fame on the internet after video surfaced showing it pulling a slice of pizza down the subway stairs. it was the inspiration behind a halloween costume. not to be outdone, this pigeon is planning to enjoy a bagel,
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wearing a partially eaten bagel like a necklace, guaranteeing it would have a snack no matter where it goes. the person who posted the picture wrote it was, quote, the most new york photo i've ever taken. you got your pigeon and the bagel. >> jadiann: i'll take it bite of that later. no big deal. >> christa: very decorative. >> jeremy: a great halloween costume. interesting. 20s and 30s. boston 39. norwood 24. fitchburg at 27. look at stan, he went as a bagel. kids will have outdoor recess, lower 50s. when school lets out, temperatures will be in the mid 50s. the 7on7 forecast, rain tomorrow evening. especially overnight tomorrow night. winds will be gusty tomorrow night, gusting 30 to 40 miles an hour at the coastline. at times. not all night. thursday, still leftover wind but warm. clear skies, near 70 thursday afternoon. >> jadiann: the pizza rat did have a halloween costume. the pigeon.
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