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frontrunners, jabs fm jeb, media backlash, see the moments everybody's talking about from the republican presidential debate. >> jadiann: good morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. heavy rain is storming into new england right now. you're waking up to downpours and strong winds. we also have the 7news traffic tracker traveling the roads to give you a best look at exactly what you can expect as you head out the door. our team coverage begins with jeremy reiner. a flood warning has been posted. >> jeremy: that's south of town. again, that traffic tracker, for interstates it will be wet roads. the concern is getting to the interstates. getting to the t platforms, the bus stops, the neighborhood streets and city streets will be worse off than the interstates because they have the leaves and the storm drains. leaves are in the storm drains so we have flash flood warnings. southern bristol county until 7:30 this morning.
portions of plymouth county. that's for this right here, that heavier plume of rain across plymouth county at this time. so the south shore is a slow go, whether it's 3 or 24 or 28. even 95, there's another plume of heavy tropical downpours in providence. this will scoot up 95 into boston. right now boston, it's broken away from the pack. rain will redevelop in boston in the next hour. the only area you might be okay, worcester, fitchburg and nashua. lighter rains there but still your streets are messy from the overnight rain. what a storm this morning. it's fast-moving so we can move it out of here but your travel conditions until about 7:30, 58, poor traveling conditions. rapid improvement through the morning hours. windy conditions, though with winds gusting 25 to 35 miles an hour. that wind advisory is in effect until 10:00 this morning. look at these temps. 69 in boston.
we've got a windy, warm, humid day with temperatures this afternoon with a mix of clouds and sunshine heading for the middle 70s. >> christa: and the rain obviously starting to complicate your commute. our coverage conditions with marshall hook in traffic tracker. good morning, marshall. >> good morning. we're here on memorial drive having come down from the north shore. and obviously as jeremy mentioned, the rain subsided but another wave could be coming through. what we are left with is a lot of standing water, particularly on secondary and surface roads. we've hit a couple big puddles at this point and the wind is picking up a little bit. the concern obviously will be on any of those roads where you do get a little bit of standing water or flooding, particularly if you hit that at any particular speed. we can see up here ahead of one of these examples where there's
a lot of water on the road. that's the kind of stuff that will grab your tires and you could be in a bad way if you hit that going at wrong speed. you want to keep that in mind. with a little extra caution. rich kirkland is here to tell us what else is going on. >> rich: we expect the most difficult to be south of town, route 3, 24, 95, the accidents have been north or west. the crash in lexington right now. route 2 eastbound at spring street, a jackknifed tractor-trailer in haverhill. another crash on 495 southbound by route 10. that's the expressway. at the moment it's all right. there's your turnpike. volume down but that's a tough ride this morning. certainly south of town. the t on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in >> christa: all right. thank you. and the clean up continues in danvers after a tree came crashing down damaging several homes and cars. it happened on maple street. damaged the roof. it destroyed one of their cars
as well but luckily no one was hurt. >> jadiann: also, overnight, police are investigating an early morning stabbing in boston. it happened at hanover and marshall streets after 1:00 a.m. according to boston ems one person was stabbed in the neck and taken to mgh with non-life-threatening injuries. >> christa: a man accused of making an explosive threat at logan airport is due in court today. >> jadiann: this morning he's behind bars after police say he made other passengers believe he had a bomb in his bag. victoria warren joins us now live with the look at those charges he could be facing. jadiann. boston police actually boarded this plane and arrested this man and he is accused of telling other passengers that he had a bomb in his bag. this all happened at logan airport yesterday just before 7:00.
it was on a united airlines flight 439, which united's website says was headed for chicago. passengers say the 55-year-old man who was from uxbridge started making the threats during the boarding process. after police arrested the man, and determined there was no bomb and no threat, the flight took off, delayed almost an hour. that man taken in to police custody and held on a 250-dollar bail overnight and he's scheduled to appear before a judge in east boston today to face charges. live at logan airport, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: it's 5:05. an attack in medford. investigators trying to piece together the moments before a parking enforcement officer was assaulted. let's go to john cocoa in medford on what happened. >> reporter: we're told this is a serious attack in the hillside area of medford. witnesses say a parking officer was taken to the hospital last night after he was allegedly attacked by two men here in medford.
one man who lives in the area says it happened around 9:30. officers have not released descriptions of the suspect and there's no update on the victim's condition. the man says police told him the parking officer was checking cars when the pair attacked him. investigators told him this was happened. >> it's, you know, nerve-wracking. it doesn't sit with me simply because we don't know who it is. it's not like you can look for a tall gentleman or a large gentleman or, you know, certain description that in most cases there would be a sketch or something. >> reporter: we're still gathering more details on this story. when we get them, we'll bring them to you. live in medford, john cocoa, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: back to the campaign trail today for the republican presidential candidates following their third debate. it was controversial in part because of the candidates. the tone of the questioning led
to confrontational moments. nick emmons is live in the control room. >> jadiann, ted cruz and many candidates didn't like the questions. now the focus is how cnbc handled the debate. >> the focus of the third republican presidential debate was the economy. >> we are on the verge perhaps of picking someone who cannot do this job. >> the candidates talked less about finances and more about each other like jeb bush questioning marco rubio's voting record in the senate. >> you should be showing up to work. >> we're running for the same position and someone convinced you attacking me will help you. >> the candidates were asked about their weaknesses. >> i'm too trusting. when they let me down, if they let me down, i never forgive. >> carly fiorina, who lost momentum, tried to stand out with her tax proposal. >> you want to bring 70,000 pages to three? >> that's right. >> is that? small type? >> no, you know why 3?
only if it's about 3 pages are leveling the playing field. >> arguably it was the moderators that got the most heat. >> does that not speak to your vetting process or judgment? >> no, it speaks to the fact that i don't know those -- [crowd boos] >> they know. >> this is not a cage match and you look at the questions, donald trump, are you a comic book villain. ben carson, can you do math. marco rubio, why don't you resign? jeb bush, why have your numbers fallen? how about talking about the substantive issues. >> the chairman of the republican national committee is proud of the candidates but he says cnbc should be ashamed of how this debate was handled. live in the control room, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you, nick. wisconsin congressman paul ryan is expected to be elected speaker of the house today. ryan was nominated by republicans to be the next
he is expected to easily get the 218 votes needed to win. >> christa: the former new hampshire prep school student convicted of sexual assault will be sentenced. owen labrie's attorney is making an argument for the 20-year-old to receive probation claiming his client has been punished enough. labrie was convicted of assaulting a younger student at his high school and faces 11 -- up to 11 years in prison. a disturbing new report finds the state department of children and families missed its chance to possibly save bella bond, the little girl whose body was found over the summer on deer island. the report looked into a negligent case against her mother, rochelle bond, in 2013. social workers misread conflicting signals about whether she would be a good parent.
charged with bella's death. they said similar situations could be avoided. >> jadiann: the boston city council is giving itself a raise. the council approved a 14% raise for itself wednesday. starting in january, yearly salaries will increase to just under $100,000. the last pay raise was in 2006. mayor marty walsh proposed the raise after he vetoeded the council's measure to give itself a $20,000 raise last year. >> christa: just ahead on "7 news today in new england," a rhode island man who survived a shark attack in hawaii is back in new england. this morning he's describing fighting off this huge creature. >> jadiann: break away blimp. how an unmanned blimp was grounded. >> jeremy: south, metro boston, pockets of heavy rain. bros, providence corridor, worcester, nashua, lighter rain and drizzle but windy.
>> jeremy: temperatures outside have this mild tropical feel. obviously we have a major storm we're contending with. but i was telling j.r., driving in with the visibility, it reminded me of a blizzard, just the fact your windshield wipers are going constantly, having to travel slowly. it's dangerous out there. >> jadiann: with the leaves on roads. a lot of issues out there. >> jeremy: i was getting ready for work and thought it sounded like a tropical storm. you opened the windows and the trees, the constant wind energy. the city of boston, we had that heavier downpour come through about 3:00, 3:30, backed away. the rain will redevelop, locally heavy in the city of boston
within 45 minutes to an hour from that in providence, heavy rain in providence moving up the 95 corridor into the city. farther south, southern bristol county, a flash flood warning until 7:30 for a small location there. elsewhere in bristol county you have pockets of heavier rain. also in plymouth county, this is an area where you're talking about localized street flooding. marshfield, kingston, scituate. route 3 and 3a a slow go as well as 24 and 95 into the city. north of town, not much going on. we had heavy rain overnight but methuen and hollis and billerica, cloudy skies with lighter showers. so i think your morning commute coming from the north, it's manageable. it might be slow though because of the overnight rain and wind. i'm sure there are neighborhood streets north of town littered with leaves and twigs and
we put it into motion and it's moving northeast. it will move out between 7:00 or 8:00. one more band in the hudson river valley moves through the worcester hills and the merrimack valley that might clip boston between 8:00 and 9:00. after that, it starts to dry out. you need the rain gear over the next 2-3 hours. through the morning, developing sunshine and it is a warm an actually a humid morning. it's not like the end of october. this is a weather event you would find in early september with that type of air across southern new england. winds gusting between 25 and 40 miles an hour leading to numerous debris in the roads. what i mean by debris is not massive or structural but twigs and leaves. the windy advisory until 10:00 this morning. even in the afternoon, a warm wind. boston, current temp 70 degrees.
morning at the end of october. plymouth 68, fitchburg 69, worcester 65. windy and warm with increasing sunshine. it turns into a decent day midmorning and more so this afternoon with temps between 70 and 75. it will be windy this afternoon as well as tailgating at gillette. this storm is long gone. there may be a couple of sprinkles around kickoff with a cool front moving through. even that cool front doesn't do much as temperatures stay mild the entire game at gillette. upper 50s. tomorrow, mostly sunny skies. seasonal tomorrow. upper 50s. the forecast, how about halloween? mostly sunny skies with temperatures on saturday low 50s. saturday evening for trick or treaters, middle and upper 40s. >> jadiann: a secret military balloon caused high anxiety when it floated away 150 miles to pennsylvania before it was grounded.
now, fighter jets, state police and people looking up helped to track it down. the balloon is loaded with millions of dollars in highly sophisticated and secret tracking equipment. it's being guarded by police this morning. the blimp took out several power lines. >> a boston based film putting the dark details of the catholic church sex abuse scandal in the pot -- spotlight. some of the stars were in town. the boston globe's investigation into the sex abuse scandal that rocked the catholic church. actor mark ruffalo says the story is an important one to tell. >> by the time you get to the end of this movie, there's no doubt in your mind that this happened. the church knew. and cardinal law should be sitting behind bars instead of at the vatican living in a palace today. rarely do you ever get to tell
>> in a statement, the archdiocese of boston acknowledged the crimes and the coverup. the archdiocese says it continues to focus on helping the victims. >> jadiann: next, we're eight weeks into the nfl season and if your fantasy players aren't performing, it may be time to bench some. we'll tell you who to sit and who to start. >> christa: this is a look at the roads. we have downpours, we have some high winds as well. mild temperatures but good morning to leave yourself extra
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>> jeremy: good morning, there may be minor delays flying out of logan. the rest of the nation storm-free. cool in chicago, 49. st. louis 57. dallas 77. atlanta 70 degrees. you staying close to home? heading down to gillette to watch the pats squish the fish? wind about now rain. temperatures this afternoon in the low 70s as well as this evening. start of the game low 60s. even when the game wraps up, breezy but mild. temps this evening in the upper 50s. and pats fans, welcome to fantasy fixer. the pats didn't get time to rest before the big win. a game against the dolphins could be a tough matchup. >> no doubt about that. the former head coach fired two
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kc beat the mets again to take the lead in the world series. the royals starting pitcher johnny quaido pitched a complete game allowing two hits. kansas city wins 7-1. game three is tomorrow night. >> jadiann: one big party in kansas city. >> christa: isn't it always? >> jadiann: a lot of tired people but the bosses are tired too. >> christa: they have such a great team. i can see why. it's been a long time. >> jadiann: next at 5:30. how clearing off your countertop could help shrink your waistline. >> christa: a live look from traffic tracker. these are the conditions outside and the roads in roslindale look
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a rhode island man back in new england describing his scare with a shark. >> jadiann: a real life witch trial in salem. when a witch and warlock face off in court. >> christa: the kind of day you want to stay in bed. it feels like a monsoon on this thursday morning. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. that rain is soaking new england as commuters hit the roads. give yourself extra time. we have team coverage of the wet and windy conditions including a live look at the roads. that's what it looks like now. that commute's going to be a wet one. j.r. you're talking all of this right now. >> jeremy: jadiann, we have rain on the radar. that rain is locally heavy. you saw the pictures from the neighborhood streets, kudos to marshall hook for doing that. thank you, marshall. we've got a flash flood warning through bristol county through 7:30 this morning.
also portions of unemployment plymouth county, a flood warning. the yellow and orange are heavier downpours, too much rain overwhelming the storm drains. that's the concern through the morning commute for many of you south of town. i think there's a break as you get north of town, new hampshire at this time. but the challenge is that we have all those leaves down off the trees because it's been windy. winds gusting 40 miles an hour, stripping those leaves off the trees. the streets are littered with leaves. the storm drains are clogged and the leaves when wet, you can -- it's almost like ice. a slow go for sure. metro boston, here's the plume of heavy rainfall moving up 95, up route 1. route 1 into the city. 95 into the city. 24 into town. 44 cutting across plymouth and bristol. route 3 is slow. north of town there's rain but lighter rain and patchy. but even up here, allow for extra time.
until about 7:00 then it shuts down. windy at this time. winds will gust between 40 and 45 miles an hour until 10:00 this morning but it's a warm morning. a humid morning. look at these temps. it's not like the end of october, it feels like september near 70. sunshine coming back this morning and through the afternoon, windy, warm, sunny. this afternoon 70's. >> jadiann: now our team coverage continues on this. the rain is coming down. our team coverage with 7's marshall hook in the traffic tracker, giving us that live look in dedham. what's going on there? >> reporter: the rain definitely picked up again just as jeremy, our wonderful meteorologist, and you're welcome, jeremy, as he said, the second wave is coming through and we're seeing more rain. we're also seeing all those leaves on the roadway that he talked about. those obviously creating slippery conditions, worse oftentimes than snow or ice can give you because it will surprise you.
as the leaves stop up storm drains so there's plenty to watch as you hit the road this morning. even after this wave of rain subsides, obviously the standing water and the leaves will remain a risk of the winds seems to have died down but we get occasional gusts. adding that up, it is a commute that warrants extra caution. i haven't seen a lot of traffic on the roadways. we've been sticking to the surface streets but rich kirkland is here to tell us where things are slow. >> rich: thank you very much. we're looking live on the expressway northbound. see that white line of traffic heading into the o'neill tunnel? two incidents inside the tunnel back up traffic past mass avenue. let's a left lane crash on the expressway southbound at columbia road. we're watching 93 closely but the heavy rain affecting traffic is south of boston.
95, 24, route 3 doing okay and 93 is all right, the turnpike is too. a crash by 495 but not causing a big time delay yet. the t says we're doing okay. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: all right. thank you. let's check your top stories. an uxbridge man will be in court after allegedly making a bomb threat on a flight leaving logan airport. of the 55-year-old made comments leaving others to believe he had a bomb. he was charged with making a false bomb threat. people who live in medford say a parking enforcement officer had to go to the hospital after he was attacked by two men last night. one man told him police say the officer was checking cars around 90:00 when he was jumped. no word on that man's condition. >> jadiann: a rhode island native is talking about his shark scare. he's in boston to have surgery after being bitten off the coast of hawaii. nicole oliverio is here this morning with that man's story.
good morning. >> reporter: it is an amazing story. colin cook telling us how he was just out on the water and then all of a sudden was attacked by that shark. >> welcome home. >> thanks. >> colin cook returns to new england a changed man. he's a survivor of a shark attack. his left leg had to be amputated and he lost parts of two fingers but he's still here to tell his story. >> everything he is surreal. >> the attack happened in hawaii. cook moved to oahu to surf and be in the water every day. weeks ago he was sitting on his board waiting for a wave. >> out of nowhere a huge shark just slams me and pulls me under. >> even though he had seen sharks in the water before, he had a hard time grasping what was happening. >> i saw a huge shark on my leg and pushed off with my left hand
i was punching it with my right hand. >> a surfer used his paddle to hit the shark. >> the shark was still on me all over me just kind of being relentless. >> in the ambulance, he borrowed a cell phone to call his dad. >> saying dad, you're going to go crazy, don't worry. >> cook was right. this video from rehab shows him working hard to recover. >> suffering is my passion, my love. knowing i'll be back out there one day keeps me wanting to forward. >> and monday cook is actually going to meet with doctors here at mass general hospital about hand surgery and doctors at spaulding about getting a prosthetic. live in boston, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." news. a witch from salem has been granted a restraining order against a former friend and business partner who claims to be a warlock. high priestess lori bruno
she and christian day were business parters but the relationship soured. bruno telling the judge she feared for her safety and was relieved the restraining order was issued. >> here's a woman that is standing for those who have died for injustice and in this wonderful courthouse, justice was meted out. >> i have affidavits from people saying she said she wanted to destroy me on my grave. she said horrible things to customers in her store about me. >> day plans to appeal the restraining order. >> jadiann: ahead on 7news with all the discounts and promotions heading your way, a new report reveals the best day to shop to get the holiday deals. >> christa: george clooney and amal clooney adding to their family. meet the newest addition coming up. >> jeremy: look at these temps. more like early september. throwback thursday to the first part of september.
we've got rain and wind but temperatures near 70. low 70s this afternoon with sunshine on the way. >> rich: getting word of another rollover on 495 northbound in marlboro. look at the backup on the expressway because of two accidents there. details coming up on "7 news today in new england." hand-crafted...layer by layer. the new macchiato from dunkin' donuts. experience the flavor of fall
>> jeremy: yikes, early morning commute tough over the next 45 minutes to an hour. it's moving fast. it's already shut down worcester, hartford and moving to metro boston. if you can allow extra time, not a bad idea. this second band of showers will weaken as it moves into eastern mass. 60s right now. boston 66. worcester 65. bedford 58. school bell forecast, rain winding down for the kids at the bus stops but large puddles out there. lunchtime, partly sunny skies. breezy, they'll have outdoor recess. the sun's out. when school lets out, windy, warm. they'll want to wear shorts.
they may have a case. rain this morning but this afternoon low 70s. >> jadiann: trending today, new study finds a big connection between what you leave on your kitchen counter and how much you weigh. researchers found people who left fruit on the court weighed 13 pounds less than those who didn't have a healthy snack within arm's reach. people who had soda weighed 25 pounds more than those who didn't. >> christa: the clooney family is growing. george and amal adopted a bassett hound named millie from a shelter. she was found begging for scapes and a spokesperson says she adore her. the couple has another rescue dog named louie, so louie has company. i love that. great story. >> jadiann: from agos to riches story. >> christa: he scored big. >> jadiann: we've got a lot to get to. everything you need to know and go next including what some
make fighting the flu even more difficult this winter. boston police board a plane at logan airport and arrest a man accused of telling other passengers he had a bomb. >> christa: we're staying on top of the wind and the rain out england. j.r.'s tracking the wet weather and we'll have a look at the roads coming your way.
>> christa: it's quite a thursday morning and this is what you're going to encounter heading out the door. the wipers are going like crazy. it feels like a monsoon this morning stepping out. >> jadiann: it's more like a tropical storm. we have everything you need to know and go. let's start with j.r. >> jeremy: we have rain on the radar all up and down the 95 corridor through the city of boston. allow extra time this morning. again, marshall hook is out there slicing through the elements and notice as we look south of town, we have a flash flood warning until 7:30 this morning southern bristol county. also a -- not a flash flood warning but flood warning for portions of plymouth county along route 3 and 3a. marshfield, kingston, scituate, working into hull and quincy, braintree at the split. that's got to be nasty. marshall, i don't know where you
stoughton down 24 a tough. 95 and route 1 tough. north of town, 95 from portsmouth down into the city is dicey with rain and wind. methuen, nashua, billerica and worcester. this is the back edge in worcester. it dries out hartford and springfield and bridgeport so dry air is on the way in terms of shutting down the rain but not in terms of humidity. frizz factor, dew points have jumped overnight to around 60 so there's frizziness in the air and hair. and there's a lot of wind as well. we do see improving conditions this morning with partly sunny skies. there may be one more round of isolated showers and sprinkles around 6:00, 7:00 this evening which would include patriots tailgate. otherwise the game tonight looks dry. rainfall totals this morning and overnight, worcester over 2 inches of rain, boston will finish probably close to an inch if not more than that. winds have been the problem as
well. stripping the leaves off the trees. that's why we have a slow morning commute. morning. the forecast, we do see things settle down and a decent day. windy this afternoon. mix of clouds and sunshine. low 70s tomorrow and halloween. mostly sunny skies. >> christa: let's head outside and see what you're encountering as you head to school and work. marshall, the rain has picked up since we checked in with you last. >> reporter: i'm where jeremy said it was nasty. lower end of 128 approaching the braintree split at this point. it is exceedingly nasty at this point. very heavy rain. we have slowed down to about 40 miles an hour. visibility is definitely restricted. lots of water on the roadway. if i'm to believe jeremy, and i always do, this is the worst of it. if you are in this section of roadway, you probably want to
wait, get an extra cup of coffee. if you're heading out on to these roadways, very dicey right now as i come up to the braintree line. visibility severely reduced. we're getting blown around a little bit so just about as bad as conditions can get is what we're dealing with at lower 128 and rich kirkland will tell us what others are dealing with. >> rich: watch up ahead, there's a fender-bender before the expressway. we're looking live on the expressway. what a mess. two accidents, inside the o'neill tunnel, see the white line of traffic? that's bumper-to-bumper to braintree, slow going on the expressway northbound this morning. and southbound is not better. rollovers, we got them. two of them, 495 northbound in marlboro. 95 northbound in sharon by mechanic street. a rollover there as well. the turnpike, 93 and most of 128 so far, so good and the t is on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england."
man accused of making an explosive threat at logan airport will be in court. >> christa: this morning he's behind bars after police say he made other passengers believe he had a bomb in his bag. let's go to victoria warren. you have more on the charges he'll be facing when he heads to court today. >> reporter: good morning. boston police actually boarded this plane to arrest this man and he's accused of telling other passengers he had a bomb in his bag. this all happened at logan airport yesterday just before 7:00 p.m. on united flight 439, heading for chicago. the 55-year-old man from uxbridge started making threats during the boarding process. after police arrested the man, and determined there was no bomb and no threat, the flight took off, delayed almost an hour. that man was held overnight on a $250 bail and he's scheduled to appear before a judge in east boston today to face these charges. live from logan, victoria
warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: later this morning, the state's gaming commission is set to hold a public meeting and the issue of daily fantasy sports will be talked about. it will at the hynes convention center. the meeting starting at 1030i draftkings and the fanduel have been the subject of several lawsuits following allegations insider information was used to help an employee win money. >> jadiann: town officials in oxford, local lawmakers and state transportation officials will hold an emergency meeting to talk about safety concerns following the deadly crash there. there have been many crashes along that stretch of route 20 including monday morning's collision involving that cement truc. 31-year-old christina russin of sturbridge and her 9-month-old son were killed. her other 2-year-old son was injured in the crash. he's in critical but stable condition. >> christa: happening now, the
manhunt intensifying for a kentucky fugitive who has been on the run for five days. the fbi, the u.s. marshals are joining the search for floyd ray cook, wanted for shooting and injuring a police officer in tennessee and shooting at troopers in kentucky over the weekend. officials say he was spotted again yesterday but managed to get away after crashing his car. police are also searching for a shopping mall shooter in indiana who injured three people. the gunman walked into that mall in indianapolis last night and confronted a man he knew and shot him. the other two victims shot were near the gunman when he opened fire. the suspect ran away from the scene. all three of the victims are expected to survive. >> jadiann: the south carolina school resource officer fired for slamming a student to the ground and tossing her several feet says his actions were, quote, justified and lawful, end quote. ben fields' attorney released that statement last night. the 16-year-old student who was arrested wants the deputy to go to jail.
the fbi and justice department are investigating which could lead to charges. checking news from across the country. police in wisconsin are looking for the people who stole a car from a dealership showroom wednesday morning. surveillance footage shows three men break into the dealership, bust into an f150 and drive it through the glass doors. vehicles from stolen from nearby dealerships this week. officers are trying to figure out if the crimes are connected. >> christa: firefighters in st. petersburg, florida rescue a woman from an suv after the vehicle ended up under water. the woman was driving in a blinding rainstorm. the suv got stuck in a flooded roadway. she called 911. a witness recorded footage of that rescue. you're seeing it there. one of the firefighters helped the woman to safety and she went to the hospital to be treated for minor injures. >> jadiann: a group of popular prescription drugs may make the
>> christa: two studies found the vaccine doesn't offer protection for people who take statins for cholesterol. whatever you do, do not stop taking your statins or skip the flu shot. they suggest getting a higher dose of the vaccine. >> jadiann: bag being married my save your life. married adults who underwent major heart surgery had better outcomes. divorced, widows or separated patients have a 40% greater chance of dying or becoming disabled in the two years after their operation. doctors are still trying to figure out the connection. >> christa: on 7news, a crash hazard prompting the recall of 34,000 child bike trailers. you probably have seen people using them. take a look. the burly design trailers allow you to tow your children. the tow bar receiver can
separate from the bar when it looks to be connected. that defect so far has caused 35 crashes, including two that wounded the child inside. >> jadiann: with the holiday season heading your way, what's the best day to get the best deals. surprisingly it's not black friday, it's actually thanksgiving day. according to adobe's shopping forecast, prices will be discounted an average of 27% on thanksgiving. as for particular wishes on your gift list, the saturday before thanksgiving will be theest time to buy toys and the monday before thanksgiving will be the best time to buy electronic i >> christa: boston beat the 76est last night. isaiah thomas scored 27 points. boston won 112 to 95.
tonight hosting the dolphins for thursday night football. a pair of pats players ruled out. new england will be without marcus cannon, out with a toe injury. the other person involved here, lineman -- defensive end jamal sheered is recovering from an ankle injury. we want to see your patriots pride ahead of tonight's game against the dolphins. go to our facebook page and post a picture and we'll pick one to make our banner picture leading to kickoff and show you news. >> jadiann: jeremy says if we get through the bump in the road, no pun intended, the game should be decent. >> christa: maybe a few sprinkles for tailgaters? >> jeremy: a slight chance a window for 10-15 minutes of sprinkles between 6:30 and 8:00. but i think the game itself, we should okay. breezy and warm.
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>> there was a violent attack on a park enforcement officer. >> was a parking officer beaten for writing a ticket? >> candidates clash in the race for the white house. >> resign and let someone else take the job. >> this is not a cage match. >> who took the most heat in the third debate? >> christa: 6:00 a.m. on this thursday. the radar says it all. storms moving through new england right now. bringing heavy rain and wind to some areas. the kind of morning where your umbrella doesn't stand a chance out there. we have reports of scattered power outages and trees down as well. >> jadiann: the roads are slick with all the leaves on them and there is a flood warning right now. these are live pictures from logan airport where it's really coming down. we're traveling the roads to give you the best look we can of what it's like for you. we want to start with jeremy reiner, tracking all this wet weather for us. >> jeremy: right now we have rain up and down the 95 corridor
that flood warning is south of boston. it's down through southern bristol county, the area in red. that's in effect until 7:30 this morning. as you work through the south shore, there may be localized street flooding in plymouth county as well as metro boston. heavy rain at times overnight last night combined with strong winds gusting 30, 40 miles an hour stripping the leaves off the trees. and clogging storm drains. that led to the localized street flooding and it's going to be with us the next 45 minutes to an hour. farther west, worcester hills, nashua, a more manageable commute but you had locally heavy rain last night. you may have leaves and twigs in the roadways since localized ponding of water. farther south, one more clump of thunderstorms approaching the islands. this will not hit the city of boston but i think this clump of showers, thunderstorms and downpours will through through buzzards bay and across the cape
the next 45 minutes to an hour. winds gusty, between 25 and 40 miles an hour. wind advisory remains until 10:00 this morning. and then at that time it will subside. the rain will taper off between 7:00 and 8:00 this morning in metro boston. then that's it for the remainder of the day in the city in terms of rain a warm morning. you went to bed with temps in the 50s. they've jumped into the upper 60s to around 70. rainy and windy the next couple hours. by 2:00 this afternoon, party's over. mostly sunny skies. middle 70s. 7:00 this evening an isolated sprinkle is possible, including at gillette. more about the patriots forecast in 15 minutes. >> jadiann: let's head out and check the roadways. marshall hook in traffic tracker right there on the roads. how's it looking, in braintree i believe? >> reporter: this was the area that we were having sheets of rain just ten minutes ago. the rain has moved out but what are you often left with after the rain?
this standing water on the roadways. we've got flooded out roadways as you can see here in braintree. this is right near the south shore plaza. you can see a tremendous amount of water here on the roadway. that is what you'll see when you get that amount of rain falling that quickly and storm drains clogged with leaves. this continues along the right lane. there's a lot of rain or a lot of standing water from all that rain that came down. and that, is what we were looking at when we looked at the commute. the highways are generally okay. it's the surface streets where the water collects and that's what will make things slower and needing of more caution. rich kirkland here to tell us about the rest. >> rich: caution on the highways, we're looking live on the expressway. see that white lights, that long string? there are two accidents in the o'neill tunnel. getting downtown is a mess.
marlboro on 495 northbound by sim rano drive two. accidents in sharon. a crash on route 3 northbound on at the braintree split. the t tells me things are on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: breaking news from overnight. police are investigating an early morning stabbing that happened in boston at hanover and marshal streets near the point bar. that was about 1:00 a.m. according to boston ems one person was stabbed in the neck and taken to mgh with non-life-threatening injuries. another person was injured and taken to tufts medical center. >> jadiann: an uxbridge man will be in court for allegedly making an explosive threat at logan airport. >> christa: he made people onboard believe he had a bomb in his bag. let's head live to logan with more on the story. >> reporter: good morning. boston police actually had to
board the plane and arrest this man. this man is accused of telling fellow passengers he had a bomb in his bag. this happened at logan just before 7:00 on united flight 439 which united website says was heading for chicago. the 55-year-old man from uxbridge made the threats during the boarding process. after police arrested the man and determined there was no bomb and no threat, the flight took off, delayed by almost an hour. so that man was taken in to police custody and he's scheduled to go before a judge in east boston to face charges. live this morning from logan airport, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. on just one station this morning, a violent attack in medford sends a man to the hospital. a witness tells 7news a parking enforcer was brutally beaten just while issuing tickets. let's go to john coco live in medford for us.
attack here in the hillside area of medford. a parking officer was taken to the hospital last night after he was allegedly attacked by two men here in medford. one man who lives in the area says it happened around 9:30. officers have not released descriptions of the suspects and there's no update on the victim's condition. the man says police told him the parking officer was checking cars when the pair attacked him. this is not the first time this has happened. >> it's, you know, nerve-wracking. it doesn't sit with me simply because you don't know who it is. there's no description so it's not like you can look out for a tall gentleman or large gentleman or certain description that in most cases there would be a sketch or something. >> reporter: we're gathering more details on this story. of course when we get those we'll bring them to you. live in medford, john cuoco, "7
news today in new england." >> jadiann: the top g.o.p. candidates battle it out. >> we have people out of works. isis and al-qaeda attacking us and we're talking about fantasy football? >> governor chris christie lashing out over a question about whether government should regulate draftkings. frustration with the moderators was the theme through the night. nick emmons is here with more. >> good morning, yes, many candidates didn't not like the questions and now some people are focusing on how the moderators handled the debate. >> i think maybe my greatest. >> donald trump slipping poll numbers opened the door for john kasich. >> we cannot electric somebody that doesn't know how to do the job. >> he said i'm never going to attack but his poll numbers tank, that's why he's on the end. >> jeb bush and marco rubio got into it over rubio's missed senate votes. >> you should show up to work. the senate, it's like a french workweek. >> someone convinced you
attacking me will help you fiorina carly fiorina defended her busy decisions. >> i will run on my record all day. >> the most consistent attack and strongest audience reaction questioned the moderators. book campaign? it's not a nice question. >> how about talking about the substantive issues? >> dr. ben carson thought the debate was light on the issues. the audience didn't like his questions either. [ booing [. >> see, they know. >> the debate covered tax reform. medicare, social security, and the current fight in washington over spending and raising the dead limit. >> this is the unholy alliance people need to know about, somebody is taking it in the teeth and it's not the folks on wall street. >> on a lighter note, ted cruz played to the colorado crowd. >> we're not having that beer
you mentioned. but i'll give you 30 more seconds to respond. >> i'll buy you a tequila. or famous colorado brownies. >> i'll give you 30 seconds to respond. whoa. >> interesting moment there. the chairman of the republican national committee is proud of the candidates but says cnbc should be ashamed of how this debate was handled. >> jadiann: wisconsin congressman paul ryan is expected to be elected speaker of the house today. yesterday republicans overwhelmingly nominated him to replace john boehner. >> christa: a former new hampshire prep school student convicted of sexual assault will be sentenced today. owen labrie's attorney is making an argument for the now 20-year-old to received probation claiming his client has been punished enough. he was convicted of assaulting a younger student at his high school and faces up to 11 years
in prison. a disturbing report finds the state department of children and families missed a chance to possibly save bella bond, the girl whose body was found on deer island. the state report looked into a negligent case against bella's mother in 2013. social workers misread conflicting signals about whether bond could be a suitable parent. the mother and her boyfriend, michael mccarthy, are charged in connection with bella's death. >> the boston city council is giving itself a raise, $12,000 raise on weapons bring -- wednesday bringing the salary to just under $100,000. it's the first pay raise since 2006. >> christa: he survived a shark attack but lost part of his leg and some fingers. coming up, the surfer involved here is back in new england for treatment. what he's saying about getting back into the water. >> jadiann: fighter jets scramble when a big blimp gets
how did the military lose control of the surveillance aircraft that left a trail of damage. >> christa: actors in boston attend a special screening of a movie based on a "boston globe" investigation. >> jeremy: heaviest of the rain moving out of metro boston. that's the good news. still some pockets of heavy rain south coast, south shore, cape and the islands. storm thunderstorms on the cape. busy morning, we'll track the storms next. >> rich: and busy on the highways as well. we've had a lot of accidents today. we update what's going on on the highways from the highways on "7
happened right on the front lawn of a home. the tree knocked down some power lines with it and you can see crews are working to clear up that scene. just one of the hazards of this morning. we were talking about the leaves down and how slippery they are when you try to stop. >> jadiann: it can be like ice. it's a tropical feel coming from the hurricane remnants i guess. >> jeremy: the ghost of patricia, if you will, with leftover rain and wind. windy conditions, poor travel up until 7:00, 7:30 then rapid improvement between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. if you have a commute you can buy extra time, maybe have a second bowl of cheerios. not a bad thing. out there right now it's a tough go. for the remainder of the morning, midmorning through the afternoon and evening, no issues whatsoever but we have issues now. the heaviest of the rain now beginning to move out of metro boston pretty much confined east of interstate 95. really focused through southeast
mass. this is where we have the flash flood warning in effect. that's in effect until 7:30 this morning. the red box here, extreme southern bristol county and plymouth county, some flooding possible. localized street flooding plymouth county. that's also until 7:30. the brighter colors on the screen, the yellows and oranges is where we have leftover tropical downpours and one more batch on cape ann. but conditions here in the merrimack, quickly improving and conditions will improve through the morning hours. worcester hills just lighter rains. watching one more clump of thunderstorms now moving up through buzzards bay, martha's vineyard, nantucket and cape cod. brief heavy rain, winds may gust upwards of 50 miles an hour on the cape and localized street flooding possible on route 6 as well as portions of the cape and the islands. so the storm timeline, 7:00 this
morning. the brightest colors shifting away from the coastline. through the morning hours, there may be a couple more showers isolated in nature midmorning. otherwise we have a decent day setting up a mix of clouds and sunshine. with windy conditions. look at the winds gusting overnight. metro boston a gust close to 40 miles an hour. that's tropical storm force. not that this is a tropical storm but just to give you the idea of the wind energy. wind advisory in effect until 10:00 a.m. and look at these temps. warmer now than when you finished your wednesday. temperatures close to 70 degrees at this time. they'll hang out in the upper 60s and low 70s this afternoon. with increasing sunshine. you need the rain gear but into the afternoon, partly sunny skies. temperatures low 70s. patriots game tonight should be fine though there may be a brief period of sprinkles end of tailgate, kickoff but otherwise
dry with mostly clear skies. this evening, upper 60s. mostly sunny tomorrow. halloween lots of sunshine. looking good during the afternoon, low 50s. saturday evening middle and upper 40s. >> christa: let's hit the roadways. marshal hookah hook is heading north. has the rain intensified, stayed the same or what? >> reporter: the rain we were driving through just a half hour or so ago is obviously moved out. we're down to a drizzle. on the expressway northbound, plenty of traffic and still some standing water in the main barrel of the expressway. we're over here in the hov lane though the speeds are roughly the same. when we were on the surface streets in braintree as well as other communities, a lot of standing water, a lot of stuffed storm drains with wet leaves so as you make your way toward any highway, be aware you could run into minor flooding situations.
once he you get on the highways you can see brake lights. >> jeremy: we have had a lot of accidents, so watch it out there. 95 northbound a crash in foxboro at 140. another one in sharon at mechanic street. 95 backing up fast. 24 northbound is a mess thanks to a crash. north of town in wilmington a crash by 129. the pike okay and this stretch of 93 is okay too. the tough driving is south shore and southeastern massachusetts as j.r. said. the t says so far, so good. they're on time. >> christa: a boston based film is putting the dark details of the catholic church sex abuse scandal in the spotlight. some of the stars were on the red carpet for the premiere. spotlight follows the "boston globe" investigation into the sex abuse scandal that rocked
mark are you -- ruffalo says the story is important to tell. >> by the time you get to the end of this movie there's no doubt in your mind that this happened. the church knew and cardinal law should be sitting behind bars instead of at the vatican living in a palace today. rarely do ever get to tell stories like this as an actor. >> the archdiocese of boston acknowledged the crimes committed by clergy and the coverup. the archdiocese continues to focus on helping the victims. >> jadiann: a top secret military balloon causing high anxiety when it floated away yesterday. the balloon broke free from the hold in maryland and managed to float 150 miles to pennsylvania before it was grounded. fighter jets, state police and people looking in the sky helped track it down. the balloon is loaded with millions of dollars in highly sophisticated, secret tracking equipment and is being guarded
by state police. the blimp took out several power lines leaving 25,000 people in the dark into the internet museums were interesting. >> jadiann: it was something you don't see happen every day. what's going on. >> christa: you lost your blimp? a different kind of witch trial in salem. why a witch and warlock are conjuring up trouble in court. >> jadiann: police looking to unmask a person who shot at a windshield in new hampshire.
otherwise the rest-of-the-nation storm free. chicago 51. close to home. patriots game windy through the evening hours. mix of clouds and sunshine. there may be sprinkles for five or ten minutes around kickoff. that's it. otherwise dry. patriots by 10. and pats fans, welcome to fantasy fixer. the pats didn't get a lot of time to rest. a game against the dolphins tonight could be tougher than we thought. >> former head coach fired two weeks ago, enter dan campbell, a more aggressive team. better coached. especially on defense. the dolphins front can be tough to get a running game geno. if legarrette blount, sit him. >> lamar miller could have been one of the best running backs of the week. do we take that bet? >> he had 38 points in the
better bets for the miami offense. they're pretty good in the passing game right now. he's the kind of guy giving the pats problems. landry, start him. >> we're midway through the season. i can't believe it. is there anyone in your opinion we're overlooking? >> the tight end was jimmy grant, now at seattle. the guy who replaced him for the saints is willy sneed. he put up better numbers. going against the giants, he only has one touchdown but it could be a safe bet. if you have willy sneed, start him. >> christa: we're keeping a close eye on the roadways. heavy rain coming down in some areas. a risk of flooding in places. we have power outages, a tree down at least. we'll let you know when the rain is expected to move out. >> reporter: we're live in boston.
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wicked weather hitting the bay state. when will the wind and rain move out. >> christa: he lost his leg and more in a shark attack. >> my left hand got mangled up and i was punching with in the nose. >> christa: this surfer back in new england. >> jadiann: a dangerous drive in new hampshire, shots fired at truck driver by a gunman in a gorilla mask. >> even in new jersey what you're doing is called rude. >> christa: anger and frustration during last night's debate. what had the g.o.p. candidates lashing out. >> jadiann: the patriots gearing up for tonight's matchup with miami. which players are out with injury. good morning, thank you for waking up with us on this wet day. rain and wind soaking the region this morning. >> christa: heavy downpours. that's what we're talking about.
for a slippery commute for many. we have scattered power outages. j.r. we're hearing bristol, plymouth, regional tech is closed. >> radar showing the worst of the rain moving out of metro boston. that's the good news. metrowest, lighter showers. cape ann as well as the south coast, buzzards bay and cape cod, notice we have this red square here. that's a polygon, a flash flood warning until 7:30 this morning. flood warning for plymouth county with localized street flooding. the yellow and orange are the pockets of the very heavy rain. even thunderstorms now blossoming across the islands as well as buzzards bay. this will sweep across the cape and the islands. this plume of heavy rain will not hit the city of boston. city of boston, the worst is over. but in some locations, the damage is done. you saw last half hour we had a tree down in jamaica plain. lighter showers will move across metro boston. you need the rain gear.
we have linger showers in western mass. winds gusting between 20 and 40 miles an hour. wind advisory remains in effect until 10:00 this morning where winds will gust 45 miles an hour. even this afternoon we hold on to the windy conditions. it's a warm day. wardrobe more like early september, not the end of october. temperatures now upper 60s. this afternoon with partly sunny skies, low to mid 70s. >> christa: a day to leave extra time hitting the roadways. marshall hook is gauging the conditions right now. let's like sprinkles where you are right now. >> reporter: here on the expressway northbound we're down to sprinkles. but that doesn't mean traffic's moving fast. very slow going due to earlier accidents on the expressway. earlier in our travels, a lot of standing water on the roadways. storm drains plugged due to the leaves on the ground is something you want to watch for. but it's a slow commute and rich kirkland is here with more details.
>> rich: let's talk about backups. live on route 93, the backup into andover. that's about 20-mile backup on 93 southbound right now. on route 128 southbound, bumper-to-bumper in peabody all the way to woburn, about 10 miles. the south shore traffic that marshall's on is backing up. it starts on route 3 in the rockland area, all the way into boston, a slow go. we have had a lot of accidents but they're tapering off. a group of accidents in foxboro and sharon produced a backup to northbound. the t says it's okay. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you so much. overnight, police are boston. it happened near the bell and hand over on hanover and marshal streets just after 1:00 a.m. according to boston ems one person was stabbed in the neck and was taken to mgh with non-life-threatening injuries. another person was injured from
an assault and taken to tufts medical center. an uxbridge man will be in court after making a bomb threat on a flight leaving logan airport. the 55 made comments that led others to believe there was a bomb in his bag. he's been charged with making a false bomb threat. >> christa: a local shark attack victim sharing his terrifying tale of how he lost his leg in the waters off the hawaii. let's go to nicole oliverio at mass general. it sounds like he'll need to undergo more treatment there as well. >> reporter: he's going to meet with doctors here on monday to discuss hand surgery then head to spaulding to talk about being fit for a prosthetic. this man is in great spirits given this frightening attack with a shark. >> thanks. >> colin cook returns to new england a changed man. attack. his left leg had to be amputated
but he's still here to tell his story. >> everything is surreal. >> the attack happened in hawaii. cook moved there to be closer to the ocean to surf and be in the water every day. weeks ago he was sitting on his board waiting for a wave. >> out of nowhere a huge shark slams me and pulls me under. >> even though he had seen sharks in the water before, he had a hard time grasping what was happening. >> i saw a huge stark on my leg and pushed off with my left hand and my left hand got mangled up. i was punching it with my right hand. >> he yelled for help and this surfer used had paddle who hit the shark. >> the shark was all over me, being relentless. >> in the ambulance he borrowed a cell phone to call his dad. >> dad, i know you're going to go crazy so don't worry about me. >> cook was right.
working hard to recover. >> surfing is my passion, my love. knowing i'll be back out there one day keeps me wanting to go forward. >> his recovery will take at leat another four months. meantime, cook's family set up a gofundme page to help with medical expenses. live in boston, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: later in morning the state gaming commission is set to hold a public meeting and the issue of daily fantasy sports is expected to be discussed. it it will be at the hynes convention center at 1030. draftkings and fanduel railroad the subject of -- are the subject of recent lawsuits. police are searching for the person who shot bb's at a truck in newton, new hampshire. a truck driver says a person wearing a gorilla mask shot at the windshield.
police are investigating if it was a prank but the father of two young girls says he's not laughing. >> it's all fun and games until somebody gets hurt. think before you do stuff like this because it's not all funny. >> jadiann: luckily no one was hurt. police say they may have located the car involved. >> christa: a witch from salem has been granted a restraining order against a former friend and business partner who claims to be a warlock. high priestess lori bruno appeared in court wednesday. she and christian day were once in business together but the relationship soured. bruno told the judge she's feared for her safety and was relieved the restraining order was issued. >> here's a woman that is standing for those who died for injustice and in this wonderful courthouse, justice was meted out. >> i have affidavits from people saying she said she wanted to destroy me, [ bleep ] on my grave. said horrible things to
customers in her store about me build day plans to appeal that restraining order. >> jadiann: george clooney and his wife are adding to their family. details next. >> christa: a royal visit. prince harry taking a trip across the pond for a special visit with wounded warriors. >> rich: if you watch the tv screen closely, we're flying. sky 7 is in the air which means the weather's getting better. details on that and the traffic mom this is hugely important. is there anywhere in your house
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britain's prince harry making a visit to the u.s. in support of wounded veterans. he joined michelle obama and dr. jill biden at a military base in virginia. prince harry protected -- promoted the invictus games. >> christa: the clooney family is growing. george and amal adopted a bassett hound named millie from a shelter. she was bigging for scraps outside a restaurant in california. the sunglasses very nice. a spokesperson says they love her.
named lieu y those dogs hit the jackpot with their new family. >> jadiann: i love that they're promoting to adopt. animals who need homes. >> jadiann: top stories are next. including the moments everyone's talking about were the republican presidential debate. we'll have you covered. >> reporter: we're live at logan airport where a passenger was arrested last night, accused of making a bomb threat. >> christa: overnight, a parking officer attacked in medford.
a local man under arrest, charged with make explosive threats here at logan airport. medford. who a witness says was attacked. >> the republican candidates sharpen their attacks but they weren't just going after each other. >> christa: busy morning with this weather. it's "know and go" time with your day's top stories. >> jadiann: we start with traffic and weather. let's get over to jeremy talking about the rain coming down, really hurting our morning commute. look at this tree down in jamaica plain. it fell on someone's front lawn. >> jeremy: nasty stuff there and you'll have a slow morning commute.
allow extra time and we'll have boston. the heaviest rain now out of the city but the south shore, route 3 through buzzards bay and the cape, that's where we have the heavy rain. localized flooding likely on cape cod as well as martha's vineyard, nantucket for the next 45 minutes to an hour. farther north, you have the rain winding down, north shore, cape ann, new hampshire seacoast but light showers, weakening but slighting northeast and may clip the metro midmorning at the latest. to the chance of rain is a slam dunk. scattered showers right now. heavier rain on the south shore as well as the cape. then by 9:00 this morning, down to a 40% chance. noon, maybe sprinkles on the cape, otherwise dry. through the afternoon hours, a dry afternoon with increasing sunshine. wind gusts overnight last night. they were something fierce, even in the city of boston, between
40 and 50 miles an hour and we have a wind advisory in effect until 10:00 this morning. even though the rain winds down the next 1-2 hours we have a windy day but warm. more like a storm you would find in september, not the end of october with temperatures in the upper 60s and there's a touch of humidity as well. increasing sunshine. humid, temps between 70 and 75. patriots game tonight, windy and warm. tailgate, mix of clouds and sunshine. sprinkles possible around kickoff or five or ten minutes. otherwise a dry evening at gillette. temperatures will be mild at the end of the game. the forecast, mostly sunny skies tomorrow and again on halloween. we'll talk more about halloween tomorrow morning. have a great day. >> jadiann: let's get out to rich kirkland and talk about the roads. >> rich: good morning. i told you last time in the teas that the helicopter took off. it did but it had to go back because the weather turned so
bumper-to-bumper. mess. peabody to burlington on route 128 southbound and wilmington all the way to andover, to boston route 93 southbound this morning as well. we've had a lot of accidents, most are out of the way or cleared up. now big time delays everywhere around town. a peek at route 93 and the turnpike. it's very slow, 495 all the way to route 128. the t says on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." overnight. police are investigating an early morning stabbing in boston around 1:00 this morning. at hanover and marshal treated. one person was stabbed in the neck and was taken to mgh with non-life-threatening injuries. another person was injured from an assault and was taken to tufts medical center. >> jadiann: also, an explosive threat at logan airport. >> christa: the man accused is heading to court.
let's go to victoria warren at logan right now. >> reporter: good morning, boston police actually had to board this plane last night and arrest this man. he's accused of telling other passengers he had a bomb in his bag. this happened st before 7:00 last night. it was on united flight 439 which united's website says was heading for chicago. passengers say the 55-year-old man from uxbridge started making the threats during the boarding process. after police arrested the man and determined there was no bomb, and no threat, the flight took off, delayed by almost an hour. that man is due to appear before a judge later today to face charges. live this morning from logan airport, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: on just one station, a violent attack in medford sends a man to the hospital. a witness tells 7news a parking enforcer was brutally beaten while issuing tickets. john is live in medford with
more. >> we're told this was a serious attack in the hillside area of medford. witnesses saying a parking officer was taken to the hospital after he was allegedly attacked by two men in medford. one man who lives in the area says it happened at 9:30. that man says police told him the parking officer was checking cars on capen street when the pair attacked. we're trying to get more details on the story. when we do, we bring them to you. live in medford, 7 "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the g.o.p. candidates lashing outed at the moderators of last night's debate. let's go to nick emmons. >> jadiann: that's right. many of the candidates didn't like the questions. the focus of the third republican debate was the economy but the moderators ended up getting most of the heat. the candidates fired off attacks against the media. donald trump slammed what he called ridiculous questions and ben carson thought the debate was light on the issues.
do you want to answer? just -- because i got to tell you the truth, even in new jersey, what you're doing is called rude. >> this is not a cage match. and you look at the questions, donald trump, are you a comic book villain. ben carson, can you do math? how about talking about the substantive issues. >> the people who are getting hammered are small businesses, single mothers. >> the chairman of the republican national committee says he's proud of the candidates but he says cnbc should be ashamed of how this debate was handled. a spokesperson for cnbc says people who want to be president should be able to handle tough questions. >> christa: wisconsin congressman paul ryan expected to be elected speaker of the house today. he's expected to easily get the 218 votes needed to replace the outgoing speaker john boehner. >> jadiann: a disturbing report finds of the department of children and families missed a
chance to possibly save bella bond. the little girl whose body was found on deer island. the state report looked into a negligent case against rochelle bond in 2013. investigators says social workers misread conflicting signals about whether bond could be a good patient. the mother and her boyfriend are charged in bella's death. a former new hampshire prep school student convicted of sexual assault will beness sentenced. owen labrie's lawyer is making an argument for probation claiming his lightning has been punished enough. he was convicted of assaulting a younger student at his high school. >> christa: officials in you can oxford will meet with transportation concerns. christina russin of sturbridge and her 9-month-old son were both killed in the latest crash on the roadway on monday. her two-year-old son was also injured. their car collided with a cement
truck head-on. the south carolina school resource officer who was fired for slamming a student to the ground and tossing her several feet says his actions were, quote, justified and lawful. an attorney for deputy ben fields released that statement. the 16-year-old student he arrested says she wants him to go to jail. the fbi and justice department are investigating which could lead to charges. >> jadiann: the boston city council approved a 14% pay raise for its itself starting in january. councilors yearly salaries will increase by 12 thousands to just under $100,000. the last raise was in 2006. mayor marty walsh proposed the raise after he vetoed a measure to give itself a $20,000 raise last year. >> christa: a rhode island native bitten by a shark in hawaii is back here in new england now to continue his recovery. 25-year-old colin cook was suffering in hawaii when a shark
he was able to escape after a fellow surfer hit the shark with a paddle. cook lost his left leg, also parts-of-his pinkie and middle finger. the incident will not stop him from going back into the water. >> just have a positive attitude and just surfing's my passion, my love. so knowing i'll be back out there one day will -- keeps me wanting to forward. >> cook will meet with doctors on monday to talk about possible hand surgery. he'll visit doctors at spaulding to talk about getting a prosthetic leg. relatives set up a gofundme page to pay for the expenses. >> jadiann: the royals are two wins from winning the world series. kansas city beat the mets 7-1 to take a 2-1 series lead. the series now shifts to new york game 3 tomorrow night.
boston beat the 76ers. isaiah thomas scored 26 points. the c's host the raptors tomorrow night. the patriots are back in action tonight as they host the dolphins for thursday night football. a pair of pats players have been ruled out. new england will be without offensive lineman marcus cannon and jabaal sheard. can is has a toe injury, sheered injury. we want to see your patriots pride. go to our facebook page and post your pictures on our timeline. we'll show it during our newscast tonight at 6:00. >> christa: the bruins dressed for a special halloween visit to children's hospital. the larger than life hockey stars dressed as minions. zdeno chara got into it.
skaters were his monday ons, they won't be dressing up against the lightning but it's fun to see them there. >> jadiann: it means so much to the kids when they do that. >> christa: halloween looks pretty good. this morning, not so much, j.r. >> jeremy: look at that right there. we've got wet roads. you're going to have a slow commute and the weather basing more like september but that shot there, it's still dark at 7:00. there's a sign that it's the end of october. we've got the rain now. the worst out of metro boston but you need the rain gear until 9:00. that will sweep across the metro between 8:00 and 9:00 then we're done. clear skies, windy warm day. temperatures in the low 70s. patriots game tonight, windy and mild. there might be a few sprinkles at kickoff, i don't otherwise dry at gillette with the patriots doing a number on the fish, or mammals.