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released today in the bill bella bond case. >> christa: a resource officer in california roughing up a student. now another agency is joining in the investigation. >> jadiann: clash in colorado. the republican presidential candidates preparing for tonight's debate and there's a new shakeup in the polls. good wednesday morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. a very busy october 28th. but we begin with the storm system flooding the gulf coast and now it's making its way east to us. a live look outside shows the drive to work and school will be dry but jeremy, sounds like bring the umbrella for later. >> jeremy: yes, rain gear needed by this afternoon, after 4:00. right now under a mostly cloudy sky, norwood 30, boston 33. the weather system will ring in warmer air. close to 70 tomorrow morning.
still has a ways to go but it's heading this way. this won't be isolated showers or anything. this will be a bag of rain at 4:00 or 5:00. 7:00 tonight, the backside of the evening commute, rainy but not overwhelming. temperatures this afternoon and this evening warming through the 50s. so brunt of the storm is overnight tonight through early tomorrow morning's commute. rainfall 1-2 inches of rain with thunderstorms possible. because of leaves down, clogged storm drains may lead to minor street flooding. there are no flood watches but a wind advisory for the coastline. overnight winds gusting 25 to 30 miles an hour. >> christa: rich, this is the dry commute. >> rich: yeah, it's fine. volume is down but we have word of a car fire in andover on 495 northbound by route 133. that's 93. that's a good ride downtown.
not much happening on the expressway. a little bit busy here or there. that's storrow drive by the time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: breaking news out of lynn where fierce flames forced dozens of people from their homes. >> jadiann: that's right. this morning investigators will go through debris to determine what sparked the fire. nick emmons is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, jadiann. nearly three dozen people lucky to make it out of this fire alive. i want to show you the damage that was done last night. just before 10:50, just before 11:00, thick black smoke in the air. you can see some of the damage to the building early this morning. just charred windows. the building gutted on this side. if you see some of the video from last night, flames could be seen shooting through the roof of this three-story building. fire crews attacking the flames from multiple angles.
ladder crews rescued someone from the flames from the back of the building. everyone made it out safely. that's the good news. the building, though, in essence gutted by the flames. buses had to be brought in to provide shelter for the residents of this apartment building. the red cross tells us 31 people are now without a home. that includes seven children. some of those people that live in this apartment building are still on the scene waiting for the red cross to provide details on where they'll be staying throughout the day here and until they can find another place to live. family and friends could be coming in to help them out. the good news, nobody injured but 31 people now without a home. live in lynn, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. and also happening today, a report on the death of bella bond is set to be released. her remains were found in a trash bag on deer island in june where we find victoria warren.
what does the report focus on? >> reporter: this is a report that was ordered by the governor. and its due out today. the whole point is to try and figure out how a tragedy like this has happened. this report is being put out by an agency called the office of the child advocate. it's an independent watchdog for state agencies that serve children. it will exam exactly what role, if any, dcf played in bella bond's death. the governor asked them to have the report done in 30 days. today is the deadline. bella's body was found in june september. rochelle bond and her boyfriend, michael mccarthy, face charges in the 2-year-old's death. mccarthy is charged with killing bella, bond is accused of covering up the crime. after bella died, mccarthy and bond placed her body in the refrigerator before putting her
in the water off south boston. this report by this independent today. it will look at what role dcf and any other government agency may have played and what more could have been done. the goal is to prevent a tragedy again. live on deer island, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: later today we could learn what life is like for convicted marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. the judge is expected to release information about tsarnaev's living conditions in a super max prison in colorado. it could also show if privileges such as mail and in-person visits are restricted. he will be moved to an indiana prison. >> jadiann: today we'll find out if a south carolina resource officer will keep his job. he was seen on video throwing a student out of her chair. kris anderson is live in the control room.
the fbi and justice department are getting involved in the investigation. >> dual investigation there. a lot of people talking about this video. the fbi opened a civil rights investigation but the sheriff says he doesn't believe race was a factor. it's the cell phone video that has shocked the nation. it happened monday morning ben school resource officer ben fields is called to deal with a student. witnesses say the student had not been participating in class, took out her phone and would not leave when asked. the confrontation escalates as students watched. while at her desk, fields yanks her to the ground and throwing her to the floor. >> it wasn't right. >> niya kenny stood up for her classmate and was arrested, charged with disturbing school. >> i can tell you i feel like the grown men were scared in there too. i was scared. he's known at officer slam. >> fields is a sheriff's deputy.
his boss says there's another video that shows the student trying to punch fields at least once. but he should have been responded differently. >> one of the first things we would like to see happen is the school handle it and not involve us. >> fields and other school officers face a lawsuit for an incident with a student if 2013. the suit claims fields unfairly and reckless listen targets african-american students with allegations of gang membership. he denies he did anything wrong. fields is on leave and the sheriff plans to announce his future with the department later today. that is the latest live in the control room, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: also we're hearing from the family of the mother and son who died in a head-on crash in oxford. christina russin and her 9-month-old son were killed after their car slammed head on
her other son, a two-year-old, has a concussion and cuts but is expected to be okay. >> i'm glad he's okay. i wish they were all okay. i wish i could give my life for their, we're doing what we need to do. support each other. >> the a couple people is supporting the mother's eldest son who was not in the car that morning. rescue teams in sherborn saving a horse stuck in the mud. it belonged to the deputy fire chief. rescue crews worked about two hours to lift the horse out of the mud with a backhoe and the horse was able to walk out. the fire chief said they had to make several tries because the mud was so deep. >> daily fantasy sports companies agreed to self regulation. the fantasy sports control agency will oversee the daily industry, including companies
such as boston based draftkings and fanduel. the former acting secretary of labor under president obama will lead the agency. draftkings and fanduel have been the suspect of several lawsuits following allegations of insider information used to win money. >> christa: now the latest in the race for the white house. and the republican presidential candidates preparing to face off in their third debate set for tonight in colorado. the stakes are high. ben carson is now beating donald trump in a nationwide poll. there were only two candidates to reach double digit support. jeb bush and the rest of the pack hoping to shift the focus from the washington outsiders. democratic frontrunner hillary clinton back up in new hampshire, campaigning today, a day after appearing on the late show with stephen colbert. clinton will be at saint anselm college in manchester. she gave her most direct answer to what she would do if big banks got in trouble when she's
>> do we let them fail this time? >> yes. >> we let them fail? >> yes. >> they have to know, their share shareholders have to know they'll fail. if they're too big to fail, under my plan and others, they may have to be broken up because if you can't -- >> colbert asked who hillary clinton would want to run against and she said she would let the republicans figure that one out. >> jadiann: congress is making a push to pass a budget deal. the two-year budget restores $80 billion in spending cuts and priebus a government shut down and credit default. there's no guarantee enough democrats and republicans will back the vote. house republicans are expected to nominate paul ryan for house speaker. south carolina congressman tray gowdy will deliver a speech urging members to vote for ryan. daniel webster is also running.
the chamber will vote tomorrow. >> christa: still to come, a young student hit by a car getting off the school bus in worcester. why the bus company is facing questions this morning. >> jadiann: the t digs up halloween history. what they uncovered during construction at government center. >> christa: safe to say mets or royals fans might be tired this morning. see the play that ended game one of the world series at 1:18 this morning. >> jeremy: holy cow. you have a dry morning commute. chilly with clouds. mid 30s. grab the rain gear. we'll have rain arriving 4:00 p.m. the evening commute looks rainy but warming up.
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a lot of weather changes coming our way, j.r. >> jeremy: what a storm coming at us here. it's the ghost of patricia. we talked about that yesterday. the center of the storm is well to our west but it's a massive storm that's going to drag rain and wind into new england. not this morning, not even at lunchtime but i think this evening. the first raindrops show up about 4:00 or 5:00. the brunt of the storm tonight after the commute through early tomorrow morning. it may be dicey during the commute. i thought yesterday we would move it out before the commute got under way tomorrow but it may be dragging its heels 7:00. plan on rain with many towns an inch and in some locations close to 2 inches of rain, especially southern new hampshire and the cape with thunderstorms. because leaves are down, that may clog some storm drains and flooding. there are no flash flood watches we could use the rain. it's been dry. winds will be gusty at the
early tomorrow morning. even through southeast mass you have a wind advisory in effect overnight and tomorrow morning where winds will be gusting between 25 and 40 miles an hour. where's the storm? the center is over there but look how expansive it is. all the way from chicago toward washington, d.c. and the carolinas so there's no real way to avoid this. it's going to rain lated to and this evening. 4:00 this afternoon, the first raindrops just arriving. then it will go on and off through the night. there will be pockets of steady rainfall indicated by the yellow and orange but then at times it will also back off to just drizzle. we'll have on and off showers and downpours tonight. maybe a rumble of thunder. 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, the radar still busy, colorful. steady rain tomorrow morning. by 10:00 a.m. it winds down and sunshine develops through the afternoon and tomorrow evening, skies look mainly clear for the patriots game.
rainfall totals, about an inch around the city of boston and heavier downpours, worcester hills, southern new hampshire you may end up with more than 2 inches of rain. this weather system will move chilly air out of new england for a short time. it's cool. boston 43. norwood 31. as the rain gets going, the temps climb. this won't be one of those cold november rainy type days. it will be breezy and damp and raw but not that cold feeling. temps this afternoon in the upper 50s. even warmer overnight. the temps rise into the 60s by tomorrow morning. through the day tomorrow, rain quickly shuts down after 8:00 a.m. sun in the afternoon. windy tomorrow but warm. temps tomorrow reach the lower 70s. in terms of the patriots game tomorrow, tailgate, mix of clouds and sunshine. kickoff, there may be a couple of sprinkles as a cool front comes into new england but mainly clear tomorrow evening. when the game is over still mild, upper 50s.
halloween, lots of sunshine during the day for mr. jack-o'-lantern. saturday evening, temperatures >> jadiann: talking about halloween, look at these costumes uncovered. construction crews were digging under a blue line platform. >> christa: they found capes and masks dating back a half century. of course this is coming days before halloween. i'm going to start the twilight zone music. >> reporter: quite a discovery. crews found these costumes last week, timing seems appropriate halloween. people say that they're most surprised that they were underground for so very long. >> that's creepy. >> deep below the government center t stop in boston, workers found two scary costumes. nonsense. nonsense.
>> talk about historical significance. >> did they really find that? >> the erie discovery was made in a small hollow section of concrete poured more than 60 years ago. >> historically in the perspective of boston, you don't know what you're going too find. >> that's crazy they found that right before mean. >> i love boston, it's so nice and playful. >> i don't know whether it was intended to be found or it just happened. >> workers were repairing the blue line platform when they found the garments and masks in a ball. the timing is creepy. >> it fits with halloween. >> do you feel like government center is haunted it. >> it could be. it could be. if they found that down there, who knows what's going on down there. >> makes you think, doesn't it? we don't know if government center is haunted but we know that it will be crowded once again in a few months after closed for a couple of years for the big renovation.
the station is set to reopen this spring. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: i feel a t station halloween party brewing. >> jadiann: that would be extra creepy with that. there's the music. i love it. next on 7news, the opening game in the world series hits a snag. the technical difficulties causing the game to be delayed. >> christa: he retired from baseball. the other activity derek jeter
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what's in your wallet? >> jeremy: good morning, cloudy skies this morning and lunchtime. this afternoon dry. rain arrives about 4:00 or 5:00. rainy this evening with temperatures warming through the day. and if you have busy travel outside of new england, philadelphia, new york city, d.c., pittsburgh, detroit,
chicago, all those locations featuring rain. even through the southeast atlanta rain. but dry in the center part of the nation. dry air heads for new england friday and saturday. good morning. the bruins finally pick up their first home win, in convincing fashion. a 6-0 shutout over the arizona coyotes. david krejci now has a league leading 14 points. late in the first period here comes krejci with the speed. 2-1. fakes the pass and scores. the leading scorer gettings bruins off to a great start. joe snaps the goal. the blowout was on. tuukka rask made 24 saves. bruins win 6-0 for the first victory improving to 4-3-1 on the season.
the celtics tipping off their season tonight at the garden against the philadelphia 76ers. i'm joe amorosino, have a great day. >> christa: the kansas royals have a 1-0 lead in the world series. >> jadiann: k.c. beat the mets in a long game one that didn't end until early this morning. kansas city won 5-4. the game lasted more than five hours and didn't end until 1:18 a.m. our time, tying the record for the longest world series game in terms of innings played. game 2 will be tonight. >> christa: the game was delayed several minutes in the fourth inning after the fox broadcast lost power. so both teams temporarily lost replay capability for 20 minutes. fox had to use mlb network's international broadcast feed. both their primary and secondary went down. that stinks, oh, boy. >> jadiann: you don't mess with k.c. fans.
i just came from there and i can feel the outrage from here. >> they're rabid? >> jadiann: they're intense and rightfully so. they're in the world series. what a local girl wrote in a letter that got her an invitation to the white house to introduce the women's world cup winners. >> christa: two teens accused of robbery and assault. how the victim says they hid their faces coming up. 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
who has the plan for jobs? jeb. tax cuts for the middle class. eliminates special loopholes. an explosion in growth and new jobs. jeb: cut taxes. grow america. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. >> jadiann: overnight, dozens of people waking up away from home this morning after a fast-moving fire tears through a lynn apartment building. >> christa: a young student in worcester hit by a car after getting off the bus. now questions this morning as to why he was let off in the first place. >> jadiann: armed and dangerous and on the run this morning. the weapons stoneham police say a pair of thieves used on two coin shop employees. >> christa: thanks for waking up with us bright and early at 5:30 on this wednesday. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann
thompson. rain is making its way into new england. we have a live look outside at the quiet conditions but all that will be changing in the coming hours. let's get over to jeremy reiner tracking that wet weather. >> right now 30s to the low 40s around the metro. the city 43. plymouth 36, norwood 31. better move the cold air out of here. it's going to be freezing rain an snow. no, the atmosphere will. warm. the backside of this storm is through the midwest, minneapolis. the front side working up the 95 corridor. here come the rain showers. not for the morning commute, not even at lunchtime but 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. tonight through early tomorrow morning, 1-2 inches rain. clogged storm drains may lead to flooding. not all of them are clogged with leaves. winds will be gusty out of the southeast 25 to 40 miles an hour.
as we work through the day, the numbers do warm but then the weather goes downhill with developing rain. especially by 7:00 this evening. temperatures this evening close to 60. >> jadiann: time for "fast track traffic." luckily we've got a dry commute. how's it looking? >> rich: it looks fine so far. live on the expressway and even -- i should say that was the turnpike. that's the expressway. that's not all this bad this time of day. everything else in pretty good shape as well. we had a car on fire in andover on 495 northbound by route 133. it will be long gone by the time you get there but there's a slowdown now. on the t, on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: breaking news overnight. an intense fire tearing through an airport building in lynn. crews had to rescue people from a three-story building and more than 30 people are out of their homes this morning. buses were brought in so people could stay warm. we have a crew on the scene and we'll bring you live updates in ten minutes.
role if any dcf played in the death of bella bond. the office of the child advocate, an independent agency, is expected to release its report today. officials want to know if any warning signs were missed in this case. the little girl's body was found on deer island in june. her mother and her mother's boyfriend face charges in connection with her death. the justice department opening a civil rights investigation into a rough arrest involving a school resource officer in south carolina. in a cell phone video shows the officer pulling this high school student from her desk, yanking her to the ground and throwing her across the floor because she was being disruptive and wouldn't leave. the sheriff says another video officer. >> jadiann: right now, a five-year-old boy is recovering after hit by a car in worcester. police say the boy was trying to cross the street after getting off the bus. nicole oliverio is near the site of the accident. there are questions about
whether or not that boy should have been dropped off at all. >> reporter: apparently that little boy gets off the bus with his sister. his sister wasn't at school and there was no one at the bus stop, which is not allowed. it happened on busy hamilton street in worcester. a five-year-old is hit by a car just moments after stepping off the school bus. the sights and sounds stopped other parents' hearts. >> the kid was unresponsive, he was in and out. he had an egg on his head the size of a baseball. >> police say there was no adult at the stop to pick up the child. the boy ran between two cars on a busy road then got hit. the impact sent him more than 20 feet in the air. >> he got hit over there. he landed here. he got hit so hard, one of his shoes fell off. >> drivers stopped along with several good samaritans, including a nurse.
backpack and it had his name but not his last name so we still didn't no who he was. we saw the teacher's name so we called the school and the school called the parents. i felt bad, he was banged up. >> the boy has a broken leg and head injuries but is in stable condition. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: more news today. the search is on for two dangerous thieves who tied up and tased two people in stoneham according to investigators. the violent smash-and-grab happened at a coin shop. the employees from zip-tied. one employee was taken to the hospital. neighboring stores hope this never happens again. >> get them and stop this. it makes it scary. look around. i got lots of expensive stuff here too.
>> the same store was robbed in march but police do not believe the crimes are connected. two teenagers are facing charges in connection to a robbery in dorchester that happened at the savin hill t stop. police say the two wore these masks and ordered a man to hand over his wallet and cell phone. two off-duty officers arrested kostya ragin and andronique dossantos at the station. they're charged with assault and battery. students here in massachusetts making the grade in national testing. the state led nationwide this year's ranking in fourth grade reading, fourth grade math and eighth grade math. boston also scored near the top among large cities, second only to charlotte. >> jadiann: a pembroke girl gets a chance to see president obama honor the u.s. women's soccer team thanks to a letter. 13-year-old ayla ludlow says she was upset when her younger brother said boys are better
than girls when it comes to playing sports, so she wrote a letter to the president telling her about her brother's comment. to show his support president obama invited her to washington and she introduced the the president. >> i was a little nervous but i was really excited. i didn't know what to do. i'm so grateful i got to go and it's so amazing. >> jadiann: she said she had a chance to take lots of pictures with the players and is grateful for the opportunity to meet the president and the team. her little brother says while he learned his lesson. >> christa: we had a more extended report on this last night. interview. okay. >> jadiann: he's going to be careful whatever he says to his sister. she may write the president. now. just ahead, prince harry is coming to the u.s. the first stop he's making in the u.s. later on this morning.
>> jeremy: good morning, cloudy skies. heading out for a morning run, roads are dry. a dry morning commute. boston 43 right now. norwood 31. it's chilly. though off to the southwest is warms up. new york and pennsylvania heading into new england late this afternoon. school bell forecast, you don't need the rain gear. the kids will have outdoor recess. when school lets out, scattered showers. after school activities. rain developing. 50s. >> jadiann: prince harry will meet with president obama at the white house this morning. he will also attend events in the nation's capital to support the invictus games held in orlando next year.
the prince will travel with the first lady and jill biden to meet with wounded military members in virginia. >> christa: derek jeter ready to tie the knot with hannah davis. the two are engaged and have been together three years. the private pair when public with their relationship when they walked the red carpet together. jeter retired from the yankees last year and said he wanted to start a family. new chapter for them. they look happy. >> jadiann: they look great. everything you need to know and go next, including a warning for morning commuters. why you or the drivers around you may be riding on recalled tires and not even know it. >> christa: the united states is now shifting its strategy in the fight against isis. what this means for military
>> christa: good morning, if you're just waking up it's just turning 5:45 and this is the scene at the braintree split. hopping so early this morning. we're starting off with a little bit of "know and go." >> jadiann: let's start with j.r., tracking a lot of weather changes. >> jeremy: christa and jadiann, they've been briefing me on the use of willies and how to hand out advice to i have learned something. thank you, ladies. this is what we're up against.
we don't have rain. you don't knee the wellies, i was asking, do you recommend the wellies for work and school in perhaps. at 4:00, rain is breaking out around the metro. i don't think it's a wall of heavy rain so there won't be puddles but working through the evening commute we'll see rain. the brunt of the storm tonight shows up about 10:00, 11:00, showers and downpours. tomorrow morning, you'll need the rain gear and wellies with leftover showers and downpours. thunder along the south coast. it moves out around 8:00 or 9:00 tomorrow morning. this is bringing a fair amount of rain but also warmer air. most towns will get a good soaking. an inch of rain, some locations two inches of rain. if you're on the cape and get a rogue thunderstorm you may have
an inch and a half, two numbers of rain. because. leaves clogginged the storm drains. the road crews do a great job in cities and towns but when it rains overnight and you have the wind, they can't keep up with everything. 30s and 40s. through the afternoon, 55 to 60. rain and wind tonight. winds out of southeast along the coastline gusting 20 to 40 miles an hour. wind advisory cape ann, boston, south shore, cape cod. partly sunny skies and a warm day tomorrow. did you catch that 72. gillette, tailgating warm. kickoff 8:00, 8:30 will feature sprinkles but the majority of the game is rain-free. even if you get a sprinkle, it's just a sprinkle, not a downpour. mostly sunny skies on friday. near 60. >> christa: let's go to "fast track traffic" with rich kirkland.
>> rich: good morning. a dry roadway. the only slowdowns, not on the turnpike. that's soldiers field road to the left, pike to the right. pretty good ride right now. not much happening downtown. no stopping and starting. there's route 1 wide open. expressway's slow but also in andover, 128 -- i should say 495 at 93 is slow but everything else is okay. the t is okay too. on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." overnight. in lin, flames forced dozens of people out of their homes. >> jadiann: this morning investigators will go through the debris to determine what sparked that fire. nick emmons is live at the scene with the latest. >> reporter: you know, nearly three dozen people were in this apartment building when it went up in flames. i want to show you the damage. you can see the windows burnt out. heavy fire and smoke damage here. take a look at the video from last night.
flames could be seen shooting through the roof of this building. fire crews attacking the flames from multiple angles. a ladder crew had to rescue someone from one of the upper floors. because of the intensity of the fire, blocking an exit. everyone made it out safely. the building gutted by these flames. busses had to be brought in to provide shelter for the people living in this apartment building. the red cross tells us 31 people are without a home. that includes seven children. as far as the cause of this fire, as you mentioned, crews still trying to determine exactly what sparked these flames but this cleanup is going to be an ongoing effort through the day today. live in lynn, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: also happening right now. fall river police investigating a building where they say they found hundreds of marijuana plants. police say they found a growing operation worth about $700,000 investigating a door that had been broken into. police also found a gun with bullets and authorities say
charges are pending in this case. police searching for two men who made a run for it after a manchester, new hampshire woman was robbed. you can see the men at the top of your screen. police say they headed to a getaway car. a 21-year-old woman told police she was coming home from work when the two men grabbed her and tried to take her purse. she fought them off and wasn't hurt. >> jadiann: new details on a fire that killed two kansas city firefighters this month. a woman is facing arson and second-degree murder charges. the 43-year-old owned the nail salon and buildings that burned. she set the fire to collect insurance money. two firefighters were killed when a wall collapsed on them in the fire. two others were injured. the house passed a bill delaying the train safety technology requirement up to five years. a 2008 law gave railroads until the end of the year. the technology automatically close or stops trains in danger of colliding or derailing because of high speeds.
federal investigators say it would have prevented the deadly amtrak derailment in philadelphia this year. >> the national transportation safety board said there could be millions of recalled tires on the road but a major flaw in the system that let's many of us know if we're at risk apparently is not in place. ntsb experts told the board many people don't know when a tire has been recalled because there's no government or industry database to notify owners or mechanics. >> it's shocking to consumers to know when they go into a shop to have tires inspected, no one can tell them whether they've got a recalled tire on their car. >> the ntsb is calling for a mandatory national tire registry system because of that. >> jadiann: now the fight against isis. questions are growing this morning about the u.s. military role in iraq and syria. >> christa: the pentagon said it switched to a new strategy
that's nor aggressive but the changed. president obama insists american forces in iraq and syria are not in combat. however the u.s. secretary of defense ash carter says more troops been in quote/unquote direct action. >> we won't hold back from supporting capable partners in attacks against isis or conducting such missions directly whether by strikes from the air or direct action on the >> an american soldier was killed last week after troops stormed and isis prison in iraq. >> jadiann: across the country, police in philadelphia are searching for two people who robbed a man while sleeping on a subway car sunday morning. the two people steal the man's bag. he chased after them and during the struggle, police say one suspect hit the man with a stun gun causing him to flip off the platform on to the tracks. he wasn't seriously hurt and was able to pull himself up on to the platform.
california will soon add nunchucks to their list of tactical weapons. instead of using them to strike people they'll use them to gain control of suspects without using much force they say. officers will also have to pass a 16-hour training program in order to carry them. >> jadiann: many people in missouri enjoying watching the st. louis rams but one woman had a close encounter with an actual ram. tracy patterson spotted the animal in the road near her home. she thought it was a deer then saw the horns. >> we have a lot of wildlife but nothing like i've seen before in orr neighborhood. >> i never thought i would see something like that at my house. at the zoo but not my house. >> a conservation expert says it escaped from a zoo or was someone's pet. >> christa: more smokers are switching to e-cigarettes.
data reveals more than 12% of americans smoked an e-cigarette last year at least once. nearly 4% say they regularly smoke e-cigarettes. smokers to tried to quit were twice as likely to use them. while e-cigarettes are a safer tattle active, one man was seriously injured after the device apparently exploded in his face. now he's in a coma. the man suffered severe burns on his skin. the blast also burned his lungs. his sister said she heard the explosion and later found him on the ground gasping for air. >> she went towards the explosion to find him covered and black. what appeared to be soot, throwing up, foaming from the mouth. >> officials say the explosion was likely caused by the lithium battery in the e-cigarette. >> 7news turning to a megamerger. one of the country's largest pharmacy chains is changing hands. walgreen's bought rite aid for
more than $17 billion. if approved, the companies would be the largest pharmacy chain in the country with nearly 13,000 stores. the walgreen's name. away. if you still need to stock up on candy, we have tips to keep you from paying scary prices. according to daily finance.com, it pays to procrastinate. the closer you buy your treats, the better the prices. also, you want to avoid dollar stores and supermarkets because when it comes to candy, their sales are not all they're cracked up to be. drug stores might be your bestani. lastly, skip the chocolate. it will cost more than the hard canneddies. >> christa: but on the flip side, don't feel guilty if you sneak a piece of halloween candy because it's national chocolate day. americans will eat nearly year. more than allf asia pacific.
all of that area combined. >> jadiann: so we should run grab some. >> christa: i could use a trip down there right now. j.r., you were the one who told us this morning it was national chocolate day. it made me so happy. >> jeremy: i only have an apple. i don't have any chocolate. i got to work on that. boston 43. plymouth 37. cloudy skies this morning. grab the rain gear. pennsylvania. it's on the move. first drops 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. rainy evening commute but not heavy rain. that will hold off until later to know. an inch of rain overnight. >> jadiann: maybe a day for the galoshes, the wellies. >> and the you mean brel. >> new at 6:00, battle if boulder. the presidential candidates preparing for the debate. which candidate has the most at stake. >> christa: a family tragedy. a mother and her baby killed in a car crash. this morning we're hearing from a heartbroken relative about this. >> jadiann: the fate of a south
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investigating this classroom clash. >> he wasn't right. >> reports of problems with that officer in the past. >> hillary clinton not mincing words on late night. >> you let them fail this time? >> yes, yes. >> as remember rival republicans get set to debate. >> people freaked out by a creepy discovery under a t station. >> christa: 6:00 a.m. on this wednesday. storms heading our way, getting ready to pour on new england. late this afternoon, expect a soggy one. hi, i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. how much rain? let's get to jeremy reiner. >> jeremy: about an inch for late this evening, overnight. right now it's dry. morning commute dry. temps 30s and 40s. the city 44. the front edge is not far away but it has ground to cover.
developing. then the first raindrops about 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. with rain at 7:00 tonight. temperatures into the upper 50s this evening. warming up. here is our storm system. and it covers a lot of real estate. back end near wisconsin and minnesota. the front end the 95 corridor so there's no way to avoid this storm system coming at us. with the brunt of the storm happening tonight after the commute through early tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning mighting dicey. rainfall 1-2 inches. the storm drains clogged with leaves might lead to minor street flooding, more so tonight than the evening commute. morning. winds increase out of the southeast gusting 25 to 40 miles an hour overnight through early tomorrow morning. j.r. thank you. this commute is dry but certainly not trouble-free. pretty good. we're live in braintree as
traffic gets to the expressway. it gets there in -- look how light that traffic is. that's interesting. that's easy. north of town, route 1 even easier heading southbound. even the expressway's okay today. what is not okay is on route 3 in new hampshire. there's a crash before the state line and that's backing up traffic rapidly. somewhat on route 93 by 495. the t tells me they're fine. no delay there. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. overnight firefighters rescue residents from a dangerous fire in lynn. >> christa: some people inside this building had to climb down fire ladders in order to escape those intense flames. let's get out to nick emmons and you're on the scene. what's the latest you're hearing? >> reporter: an extensive cleanup under way. i'll going to show you the damage done to this apartment building off union street. union and chestnut. extensive fire damage. a three-story building. you can see the fire's ripped through the windows.
if you see the video from last night, the flames are really scary for everyone involved. shooting through the roof of this three-story apartment building, fire crews tacking the flames from multiple angles. a ladder crew had to pull someone from one of the upper stories because the flames were so intense. everyone did make it out safely. that's the good news here but this building was just gutted by the fast-moving fire. buses were brought in to provide shelter for the residents of this apartment building. the red cross tells us 31 people are now without a home. that includes seven children. back out here live, this cleanup will going to take some time today. there's some shops underneath a chicken shop. a nail salon as well underneath this apartment building. they won't be open anytime soon as the cleanup is underway. as far as the cause, officials are looking into that. live in lynn, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you.
happening today, we should learn more about the death of little bella bond, the little girl whose body was found on deer island in june. that's where we find victoria warren this morning. this independent report is being released today. >> reporter: it is being released today. it was a report ordered by the governor who made it a priority to figure out how something like this has happened. so this report they were given 30 days to get the report out. it's put out by the office of the child advocate. an independent watch dog for say the agencies that serve children examining what role dcf played. bella's body was found on deer island last june. the 2-year-old wasn't identified until september. bella's mother, rochelle bond and her boyfriend, michael mckort face charges in the
2-year-old's death. mccarthy is charged with killing bella. bond is accused of covering up the crime after the fact. after bella died, mccarthy and bond placed her body in the refrigerator before putting her in the water off south boston. this report is due out at some point today. we don't know what time but we have been told and confirmed that it will be released today. and the whole point is to make sure that a tragedy like this never happens again. live on deer island, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. later today we could learn what life behind bars is like for the convicted marathon bomber. the judge is expected to release information about dzhokhar tsarnaev's living conditions inside a super max prison in colorado. it could show if privileges like mail and in-person visits are restricted. >> we're hearing from the family
in a tragic crash in oxford. christina russin and her nine-month-old son, noah, were killed after their car slammed head on into a cement truck. a 2-year-old has a concussion and cuts but is expected to go okay. >> glad he's okay. i wish they were all okay. theirs. doing what we need to do. you know. support each other, love each other. >> the family is also supporting the mother's he would dest son, who was not in the car. >> christa: the fbi investigating this violent confrontation in a classroom down in south carolina. the officer who slammed a student out of her desk is suspended without pay. today he'll learn if he'll lose his job. let's go to kris anderson for the latest on this. it sounds like the justice department opened a civil rights investigation. >> they're looking into this as the investigation continues.
about that video. the sheriff's department don't believe race was a factor in this case. it's the cell phone video that has shocked the nation. it happened monday morning when school resource officer ben fields is called to deal with a student. >> are you coming? >> the student had not been participating in class, took out her phone and would not leave when the teacher asked. the confrontation escalates. while sitting at her desk, fields yanks her to the ground and throws her. >> he was flinging her around like a dragged dahl. >> niya kenny stood up for her classmate and was arrested, charged with disturbing school. >> i feel like the grown men were scared in there too. i was scared. he's known at officer slam. >> fields is a sheriff's deputy. his boss says another video shows the student trying to punch fields at least once but he should have responded differently. >> one of the first things we
would like to see happen is the school handle it and not involve us. >> fields and other school officers are facing a lawsuit for an incident in 2013. the suit says fields targets african-americans. >> officers involved and the other defendants feel they've done nothing wrong. the sheriff plans on announcing his future with the department later today. that's the very latest live in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: as the republicans are gearing up for the third debate tonight. is donald trump in trouble? for the first time in months a national poll shows trump is not leading the g.o.p. race. ben carson has been rising to the top. he has 26% and the "new york times" poll. donald trump 22. no other candidates cracked
double digit support. ben carson says the time he lived in boston motivated him to seek a better life. he recently told a room of new hampshire voters he saw people lying in the street with bullet holes and stab wounds as an 8-year-old. he says the aggressive roaches impressed him most. the presidential frontrunner lived in dorchester and roxbury two years after her parents divorced. >> hillary clinton is back in new hampshire campaigning today. also she appeared on the late show with stephen colbert where she gave her most direct answer to what she would do if the big banks on wall street get in trouble again. >> do we let them fail? >> yes. >> we let them fail this time? >> yes, yes. they have to know, their shareholders have to know, yes, they will fail. and if they're too big to fail, under my plan and others proposed, they may have to be
>> colbert asked clinton who she would want to run against. she didn't answer, saying she would leave that up to the republicans. >> a dangerous dropoff in worcester. why was a five-year-old let off a school bus to cross a busy street aniline. >> unearthed after decades underground. the t digging up halloween history. >> it started and ended with drama. the marathon game 1 of the world series. >> jeremy: cloudy skies this morning. cool. mid 30s. grab the rain gear. we'll have rain arriving about 4:00, 5:00 p.m. steady rain 7:00 tonight. it does warm. warmest part of the day this evening. temps near 60. >> rich: as j.r. said, it's a
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>> jadiann: it's a great time of the morning where we get to rise and shine with viewers. kathleen in natick sending a beautiful picture of the morning scene. the fog over the top of the water. >> christa: it looks mystical. very nice. we want to see your beautiful photos. they don't have to be beautiful. some pictures of your pets, of you waking up, your kids, coffee. doesn't matter. rise and shine @whdh.com. co stumes. i'mexcitedbecause is might be chilly but it's clear. >> jadiann: pretty good. it's not going to be -- i'm not going to the s word. >> christa: the snow? it's happened on halloween. >> jadiann: we're escaping that.
>> jeremy: should we tell her what happened four years ago tomorrow. >> christa: let's not scar her. >> jeremy: i'm still scarred. see that gash? anyway, we have a dry morning commute. we have a storm on the way but these are raindrops, folks, not snowflakes or ice pellets. the center of the storm is in chicago. when the red l is there, nine times out of ten it puts us on the warm side of the storm. things warm upped to and overnight. the brunt of the storm tonight and early tomorrow morning. the timeline may be slower. rainfall, plan on an inch in some locations close to two inches. metro boston closer to 1 inch. with leaves in some of the storm drains, that is going to lead to localized street flooding late tonight. the brunt is after the evening commute, overnight tonight and through tomorrow. the wind will be an issue. boston, cape ann, south shore.
7:00 p.m. through 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. between 25 top perhaps 40 miles an hour. that might lead to minor power disruption because of the fact you have a lot of leaves on the trees. especially on the cape and the islands. just be mindful of that late tonight. 4:00 this afternoon. our timeline. showers arriving, steady rainfall at 8:00, 9:00 tonight. overnight tonight and even into tomorrow morning. here's where it might be running slower than i thought. 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning we'll have periods of rain and downpours. still expecting it to depart by 9:00, 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. tomorrow afternoon developing sunshine and warm. how much rain is on the way? of. in some of the heavier downpours you may end up with closer to two inches of rain. temps chilly, 30s and 40s but it warms this afternoon. 55 to 60. it continues to warm tonight with temperatures between 60 and 65.
it will be windy tomorrow. patriots game tomorrow night, kickoff, there might be a sprinkle. otherwise clear and warm with temperatures tomorrow evening in the 60s. by the way, there's halloween for you right there. afternoon in the low 50s. saturday evening, upper 40s. >> jadiann: thank you so much. let's get over to rich kirkland and talk about the roads. >> rich: we're live with sky 7 as we head off on the expressway southbound. nothing unusual today. no accidents, no break downs. it's slow end to end. that's typical. bad by 495. the pike in good shape despite the fact there was a natick. board. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: rescue teams in sherborn save a horse after it gets stuck in the mud. the horse belongs to the town's
horse wandered into the muck. rescue crews worked two hours to lift the horse with a backhoe. it was eventually able to walk out. the fire chief said they had to make several tries to free the animal because the mud was so deep. >> jadiann: crews dug up creepy costumes under the government center t stop. they were underground and believed to be 50 years old. >> christa: with halloween in a few days, some are saying the timing is interesting here. let's go to kris anderson with the latest. >> reporter: new title for it, government center t stop and costume shop. crews found the costumes last week. timing is appropriate because halloween is days away. people say they're most surprised they were underground for so long. >> that's creepy. >> deep below the government center t stop in boston, workers found two scary costumes. >> no they did not. nonsense. nonsense. >> oh, my gosh. talk about historical
>> did they really find that? >> yeah. >> that's insane. >> the discovery was made in a small hollow section of concrete poured more than 60 years ago. >> historically in the perspective of boston, you don't know what you're going to find. >> that's crazy they found that right before halloween. >> i love boston. it's so nice and playful. >> i don't know whether it was intended to be left for someone to find or whether it just happened. >> workers were repairing the blue line platform when they found the garments with the scary masks rolled in a ball. the timing is creepy. >> it fits right in with halloween. >> do you feel like government center is haunted? >> it could be. could be. i never heard stories but if they found that kind of stuff, who knows what's going on down there. >> you see some zombies from time to time, right? we obviously don't know if the t station is haunted but it willing crowded in a few months. after being closed for renovations, the station is set
to reopen this spring. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: very coincidental. thank you. next, an historic start to the world series. how long this epic game 1 lasted and the trouble with the broadcast last night. >> jadiann: robbers storm a store in stoneham and tase employees. it's the not the first time they've been hit by bandits. >> christa: a kayaker surprise when a new friend climbs onboard and snuggles up.
a big rainstorm covering a lot of real estate may slow flights down. the center part of the country and west coast dry. good morning. the bruins finally pick up their first home win of the season. they do it in convincing fashion. a shutout over the arizona coyotes. david krejci has a league leading 14 points. late in the first, krejci with the speed. 2 on 1, fakes the pass and scores. he gets the bruins off to a great start 1-0. 2-0 in the second. joe splits the d and snaps home a goal. boston building a 3-0 lead. what a shot. tuukka rask made 24 saves for the first shutout. bruins win 6-0 for the first victory on garden ice. the celtics tipping off their
against the philadelphia 76ers. that's sports, i'm joe amorosino, have a great day. >> jadiann: the kansas royals are leading the leading the world series after a marathon matchup against the mets. >> christa: it was 1:20 in the morning. game one went into extra innings and kansas city won 5-4 with a sacrifice fly driving in the winning run in the 14th 14th inning. the game lasted more than five hours and tied the record for the longest world series game in terms of innings played. game 2 is tonight. the game was also delayed for several minutes in the fourth inning after the fox broadcast lost power. the backup generator also didn't work. because of the power loss, both teams lost replay capabilities so for 20 minutes fox used mlb network's international broadcast feed. >> jadiann: now the morning's must see video. look at this. a kayaker in california making a new best friend. check out this baby seal.
it nuzzles on the man's shoulder, making himself comfortable. he says the seal jumped on and kept him company about an hour. his new friend wouldn't leave his side for quite some time. with modern technology, the smartphone on your boat, your kayak. >> that's fantastic. everybody else has one too so they can take the picture from another perspective. quite a team. >> jadiann: he was lonely. >> christa: yes, exactly. 6:26. we have to show you more of this experience of a lifetime for a local teenager. she was front and center at the white house with the president. and we'll let you know what she wrote in a letter that got all this attention. we're live in worcester. a five-year-old is hit by a car after getting off the school bus. side. >> jadiann: dramatic video of a deadly police shooting.
overnight, residents rescued from a dangerous fire in lynn and dozens are forced out into the cold. >> questions after a little boy is struck by a car after getting off a school bus. >> i felt bad for the little kid. >> why was a five-year-old left alone to walk into traffic. >> a subway passenger robbed and tased and thrown off the platform. >> a local teen front and center at the white house. how it helped get admission from her brother. >> that girls are as good as boys. a love how he said that. just maybe? >> like he's scripted. that's a good story. we'll have the rest of that coming up. good morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. sounds like we might be dodging
rain going from work to your car tonight. >> jadiann: later in the day? >> jeremy: yeah, it will be tough as we work into the afternoon and evening hours. initially, the matrix, when he dodges the bullet, maybe one or two you can dodge around 3:30 or 4:00 but by 5:00 or 6:00, you need the rain gear. temps 30s and 40s. the city 44. plymouth 37. i thought that was a cool scene. re's the rain off to the south and west coming at us, a pretty good storm system. it does not bother your morning commute. evening commute is just getting going. it will be rainy this evening. you'll need the rain gear after 4:00 p.m. big storm. the center is way over here near chicago and that weather system moves up into new england overnight tonight, so the brunt of the storm is later this evening and tomorrow morning, 1-2 inches possible, closer to 1 in boston than 2. clogged storm drains with leaves may lead to minor street
winds gusting 25-40 miles an hour at the coastline, including the city of boston late tonight, early tomorrow morning. >> christa: and there's no -- here's rich kirkland with "fast track traffic." >> rich: we're live in canton. below sky 7 is a fender-bender, a crash on 95 northbound in canton before route 128. no severe backup as you see all lanes getting by but there's a slowdown there. look at the expressway. it's doing its thing but route 24, out of brockton is slow as well. the pike is fine here in brighton and not bad in framingham. what is slow is 93 from wilmington down. the t says minor delays right now. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you so much. top stories and breaking news overnight. an intense fire tearing through an apartment building in lynn. firefighters had to rescue people from the three-story building and more than 30 people are without a home this morning.
buses were brought in to provide people with temporary shelter. we're expecting to learn what role if any dcf played in the death of bella bond. an independent report is set to be released later today. bella bond's body was found on deer island in june. her mother and mother's boyfriend are facing charges in her death. the justice department is opening up a civil rights investigation into the rough arrest involving a school resource officer in south carolina. cell phone video shows the officer dragging the student from her desk because he says she was disrepublic active and refused to leave the class. another video shows the student punching the officer but it doesn't excuse his response. >> a five-year-old boy from worcester is recovering in the hospital after hit by a car at the bus stop. but this was a case where he shouldn't have even been let off the bus in the first place. here you see nicole oliverio if worcester to tell us more about what happened. >> reporter: we're told he
normally gets off the bus stop with i say had sister. she wasn't at school and there was no adult for him when he got off the bus. witnesses say he then darted out on to this busy street on hamilton street when i was hit by that car. a five-year-old is hit by a car just moments after stepping off the school bus. the sights and sounds stopped other parent's hearts. >> the kid was unresponsive. he was in and out. he had a egg on his head the size of half a baseball and discussed up face. >> police say there was no adult at the stop to pick up the child. the boy ran between two cars on a busy road. then got hit. the impact sent him more than 20 feet in the air. >> he got hit over there. he landed here. he got hit so hard, one of his shoes fell off. >> the driver stopped along with several good samaritans, including a nurse. >> they took papers out of his backpack.
they had his name but not his he was. we saw the teacher's name. she called the school and the school called the parents. i felt bad for the little kid. you know, he was pretty banged up. >> we're told that child has a broken leg and head injuries but is listed in stable condition. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> the community of sandown, new hampshire is in mourning after a young boy died suddenly while on his way to bring cookies to a friend. nine-year-old christopher chester was walking with his father when his heart stopped beating. the boy had a diagnosed conditions that caused an enlarged heart. christopher is remembered for his kindness. >> we targeted started walking over and i just heard him behind me. he fell and he said dad, it hurts.
kid who would do anything and everything for someone before himself. >> a gofundme page has been established to pay for his funeral. more than $23,000 has been raised. >> the search is on for two dangerous thieves to tied and tased two people in stoneham. this violent smash-and-grab happened yesterday at a coin shop. the two employees were zip-tied as robbers took off with gold coins and jewelry and one employee was taken to the hospital. the same store was robbed back in march but police do not believe the crimes were connected. two teenagers face charges in connection with a robbery in dorchester. it happened at the savin hill t stop. the two wore masks and ordered a man to hand over his wallet and cell phone. two off-duty officers arrested the suspects who you see. both are being charged with assault and battery. >> students in manchester making
the grade in national testing. the state led this year's massachusetts. in fourth grade reading, fourth math. new hampshire topped the list in he got grade reading. boston scored near the top, second only to charlotte. >> christa: nice job there. still ahead, an attack on the subway. a passenger robbed and stunned with a taser. >> they get ahead and unleash the pass rushers on you. >> that's tom brady talking about a tough matchup against miami tomorrow night. >> christa: chocolate lovers,
trending today. prince harry will meet with president obama at the white house this morning. he will attend events in the nation's capitol to support the invictus games, held in orlando next year. the prince will travel with the first lady and jill biden to meet with wounded military in virginia. >> christa: derek jeter ready to tie the knot with his girlfriend, hannah davis. they've been together three years. the private pair went public with their relationship early
red carpet at an event together. jeter retired from the yankees and said he wanted to start a family. >> jadiann: don't feel guilty if he want to sneak a piece of halloween candy. it's national chocolate day. isn't every day? americans will eat nearly $18 billion worth of chocolate this year, more than all of asia pacific combined. we love our chocolate. >> christa: i stopped off at the 24-hour pharmacy and the kitkats and reese's were screaming at me. i should have seized that opportunity. >> jadiann: now you have an an excuse. >> christa: i'll make up for it. our top stories a pembroke teen was by the president's side at the white house. how she wrote a letter that landed her there. >> jadiann: and breaking news, a raging fire in lynn, dozens forced out by flames. you'll hear from people burned
why his dropoff is being questioned. >> are. the fbi is investigating this classroom confrontation. >> 6:44. knowing time. your top stories just ahead. >> jadiann: we start with traffic and weather. let's get over to jeremy reiner. >> jeremy: jadiann, cloudy this morning. here comes the rain. it's marching through new york and pennsylvania tied to a big storm system center part of the nation. that will pass through canada, west of us, and put us on the warm side of the storm. but we'll have rain, the brunt of the storm tonight and early tomorrow morning, the first raindrops around 4:00, 5:00 p.m. overnight. a rumble of thunder. rain. some close to 2 inches of rain with leaves in the storm drains. there could be localized street flooding late tonight and tomorrow morning's commute. winds will gust between 25-40 miles an hour this evening up and through about midmorning tomorrow.
south coast and cape. boston, winds gusting over 30 miles an hour. the storm timeline brings the rain into new england late this afternoon. first showery they ever steadier and heavier overnight. lingering rain tomorrow morning. midmorning tomorrow we do wind things down with developing sunshine. how much rain is on the way? boston about an inch and in some locations, fitchburg and worcester and jaffrey upwards of 2 inches of rain possible. we have a ways to go but we're going to warm to the upper 50s to around 60 late this afternoon. tonight, rain and wind. warm, lows in the 60s. tomorrow, partly sunny skies. a windy, warm day. temperatures tomorrow in the low 70s. the patriots game, kickoff, there might be sprinkles tomorrow evening. otherwise a mild evening. breezy at gillette. upper 50s. halloween right now still looking good. mostly sunny skies during the day. clear in the evening.
treaters running in the upper 40s saturday evening. >> let's get over to rich kirkland and this is usually where we start to see more activity on the roads. >> we're seeing that now. let's talk about route 128. we're live with sky 7 on the southern portion. braintree to the turnpike. that's pretty good. north of town, not so much. we have a crash in woburn on 128 southbound after 93. 128 is backing up into lynnfield and peabody and could be bigger than that. other highways like route 1 bumper-to-bumper there. the expressway is doing its thing and 93 filling in. the t says it's okay. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: now breaking news from overnight. firefighters rescuing residents from a dangerous fire in lynn. >> jadiann: some people in the apartment building climbed fire ladders to escape the flames. >> reporter: very fast-moving
came in just before 11:00. i want to show you the extensive clean up effort under way. a lot of fire damage to this apartment building and some of the businesses below as well. national grid on the scene here. i want to show you video from last night. flames could be seen shooting through the roof of this three-story apartment building. fire crews attacking the families from multiple angles. as you said, ladder crews had to help get someone out of the per stories. everyone made it out safely. that's the good news. the building just gutted by this fast-moving fire. we spoke to a girl who says she lives in this building and described what it was like last night. >> i looked to my niece's room and saw smoke. i saw the backdoor and it was lit up. >> reporter: busses were brought in to provide shelter for the residents of the apartment building. the red cross says 31 people are
that includes seven children. asar as a cause of this fire, officials say they are looking into that. the cleanup effort is underway. that's the latest live in lynn, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: happening today, a report on the death of bella bond is set to be released. the little girl's real estate -- remains were found in a trash bag. what does this report focus on, vicky? >> reporter: this report focuses on trying to figure out exactly how something like this has happened. it was ordered by the governor and the governor gave an independent agency 30 days to complete this report. the report's coming from the office of the child advocate. in a is an independent watch a dog for say agencies that serve children. it will exam what role if any
her body was found in june and the 2-year-old wasn't identified until september. rochelle bond and her boyfriend, michael mccarthy, face charges in the 2-year-old's death. mccarthy is charged with killing bella. bond with covering up the crime. they placed her body in the refrigerator before putting her in the water off the south boston. again, this report is due out at some point today. the governor said that he is committed to making sure that something like this never happens again. live on deer island, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: later today we could learn what life is like for the convicted marathon bomber. the judge is expected to release information about dzhokhar tsarnaev's life in prison in colorado. it could show if privileges like email or mailing and in-person visits are restricted.
he'll be moved to an indiana prison to await the death penalty. >> we're expecting to find out today if the school officer seen throwing a student out of her desk will keep his job. this is as the fbi and justice department investigate the incident. kris anderson joins us with more on this story. >> reporter: the investigation in this case expanding. the sheriff says he does not believe race was a factor in this incident. we have cell phone video for you to look at and it shows the school resource officer dragging this student from her desk because she was being disruptive and refused to leave on monday morning. the sheriff says there's another video, one that has not been released, that shows that student punching the officer but says still that does not excuse his response. ben fields is that officer. he is the sheriff's deputy involved and he and other school officers are facing a lawsuit for an incident that happened with a school in 2013. the suit claims they unfairly and recklessly target
african-american students because they suspect them of building in gangs. fields is on leave this morning. the sheriff plans to announce whether or not fields still has a job with the department later today. live at the news desk, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: new video of a deadly police shooting also in south carolina. prosecutors say the officer will not face local charges after he shot and killed a teenager. this was during a drug sting last summer. the 19-year-old victim had just taken a girl out for a first date. an undercover officer set up a drug date with the girl and tried to stop the car. the teen tried to drive away and the officer fired in self-defense. >> christa: the republicans are gearing up for their third debate tonight. for the first time in months a national poll shows donald trump is not leading the race. ben carson has been quietly making his way to the top. he has 26% in the "new york times" poll.
donald trump 22%. no other candidates cracked double digit support. >> jadiann: a five-year-old boy is recovering after hit by a car in worcester. police say he was trying to cross a busy street after getting off his school bus. nicole oliverio joins us live. there are questions about whether he should have been dropped off at all. >> apparently there was no adult waiting for this five-year-old so he shouldn't have been let off. what happened was that 5-year-old got off at hamilton street and he stepped between two parked cars. that's when he was hit. the driver did stop along with several other witnesses, including a nurse. they all tried to help the boy. many say he was unresponsive. the impact actually sent the boy about 20 feet in the air. the boy was rushed to the hospital with a broken leg and head injuries. he's in stable condition and is expected to be okay but the question was whether or not he should have been dropped off here in the first place. we're live in worcester, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new
england." >> christa: police in philadelphia searching for two people who robbed a man while he was sleeping on a subway car. two people stole the man's bag. then he chased after them. during the struggle police say one suspect hit the man with a stun gun causing him to flip off the platform on to the tracks. he wasn't seriously hurt and pulled himself up on the platform. >> jadiann: the kansas royals have a one game lead over the mets in the world series. k c one in the 14th inning. it ended at 1:20 this morning. tying the record for the longest world series game. the game was delayed when the fox broadcast lost power. >> the patriots ready for another afc east show down. new england hosting the dolphins tomorrow night four days after the pats beat the jets. dolphins are pretty confident,
tom brady knows miami will pose a challenge tomorrow night. >> so they're riding high right now and i think they're getting after the quarterback. they got real good guys in coverage. they're making big plays. they're explosive offense e they have a lot of guys that make plays. we have to counter that. we got to -- we got to play well early, we got to play well and be aggressive. >> christa: so the patriots have not lost to the dolphins in foxboro since 2008. brady missed that game after injuring his knee. >> jadiann: a pembroke girl gets a chance to meet the president and honor the u.s. women's soccer team thanks to a letter. 13-year-old ayla ludlow was upset when her younger brother said boys are better than girls when it comes to sports. she wrote a letter to the president telling him about her brother's comments. he invited her to washington. she introduced the president
during tuesday's event. >> i was a little nervous but i was really excited. i didn't know what to do. i am just so grateful i got to go and it's so having. >> ayla's brother admits he learned his lesson and says girls are just as good as boys. although he still looked like he had a question on his face. >> he did. is sounded like it was forced but i think he was a little embarrassed by it all. >> he'll never forget that. >> christa: i told you so. >> jeremy: speaking from that side of the planet, sometimes we don't think. stuff comes out of our mouth. we have cool conditions. rain develops about 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. showers. steady rain this evening. temps warm through the day. upper 50s to around 60. rain and wind overnight tonight. tomorrow morning's commute could be squirrely with temperatures tomorrow warm.