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comes to an end after a nearly week long search. >> christa: overnight, lawmakers reach a deal on the budget. where the bill is heading now. >> jadiann: and the new england patriots remain unbeaten after dominating the miami dolphins. tom brady rewriting the record books again. good morning, everyone, tgif, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. it's not raining, it's friday. we got a pats win. i don't know what could be better. >> jeremy: it's halloween. >> christa: right and an hour of extra sleep this weekend. >> jeremy: good times there. the world domination tour last night rolled on on top of and through miami. temps running cooler than yesterday. about 15-20 degrees cooler but by late october standards, this is not too shabby. upper 40s right now. boston 52. norwood 45.
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no rain and skies are clear. mostly sunny skies through the day. but it will be a breezy day with temperatures this morning coming out of the 40s. this afternoon upper 50s, where we should be this time of year. 7:00 this evening, crisp, near 50. we will talk more about the halloween forecast in 15 minutes. >> jadiann: thank you so much. let's get over to rich kirkland. >> rich: good morning, what a -- this is great. look at the expressway. don't you wish it was like that all the time? it won't be. things are fine here and here on the turnpike. and here getting downtown, it's all good to go. the t says, hey, no problems here. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: happening today, classes resume after dozens of students mysteriously got sick in lowell. >> christa: officials say it appears a virus ran through the sullivan school affecting about 60 kids. let's head out live to nick emmons in lowell. tell us what they're doing to
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>> reporter: overnight, crews spent the night scrubbing and sanitizing inside sullivan middle school after 60 students became violently ill. dizziness. >> a suspicious sickness causing confusion at sullivan middle school. students evacuated at phone calls go out to parents. >> they have to move all the kids out and everybody has to pick them up. >> the symptoms were thought to be carbon monoxide poisoning but when the fire department checked the building with co meters the tests were negative. >> we ruled out a carbon monoxide problem. we're looking at a possible virus but we have not pinpointed the problem. >> with no ac or heat on in the building, it's not likely it system. they're focusing on one part of the building. >> the first initial students who were ill were from a particular class so that was a
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assessment of that whole wing. >> a doctor from lowell general the students. five went to the hospital. >> nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. a low grade temp, pale and sweaty, it seems to be a viral symptom. >> students elect back at school today. parents, staff, and we hope to find out what happened here yesterday. live in lowell, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. class will be back in session today in esther brook elementary school in lexington. we're learning about what led to an evacuate there yesterday. students and teachers heard a bang and felt a volt from the basement. the shakeup was likely caused by bolt banging syndrome which usually happens in new buildings during the change of the seasons. the building is less than two years old. >> christa: written
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elevations -- elevations by a dcf worker. they were accused of copying information. the dcf worker copied and pasted years old reports while preparing reports on bella bond's mother, who was accused of child no, he didn't. the reports led dcf to close the case. the governor says that employee should be disciplined. overnight a fugitive in kentucky has been killed in a shootout with police, ending a nearly week long manhunt. floyd ray cook was confronted by state troopers and a federal marshal. cook died at the scene. the 62-year-old was wanted for shooting and injuring a police officer in tennessee and then shooting at troopers in kentucky over the weekend. >> jadiann: investigators from the government and boeing are on the way to florida to figure out what caused an engine to catch fire on a dynamic airways jetliner about to take off. jennifer eagan in the control room for us this morning.
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right now there are more than a dozen passengers being treated for injuries from this. >> reporter: the plane was moments from takeoff when a pilot behind the jet noticed it was leaking fuel. moments later a fire erupted. flames shooting out of the left engine of the jet sent panic through the cabin. >> they say fire, fire! >> a pilot on a plane behind the dynamic airways jet noticed it leaking fuel on the taxiway. moments later, fire erupted. >> engine's on fire. >> sharon and her husband grabbed their two children as flames grew and rushed to the front. >> i took the baby like this and said come on, we're going to save our lives. >> the plane was moving towards doors. the passengers onboard slid down the emergency slides. >> i was freaking out. i was terrified. i what was going on.
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like i had people in front of me and i started like pushing. >> almost two dozen were injured as they escaped the burning jet. this morning investigators from the ntsb will begin combing over the jet to determine what caused this to leak fuel and burst into flames. in the control room, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: defense attorneys for former prep school student accused of sexually assaulting a younger student are planning an appeal. owen labrie was sentenced to a year in prison for sexually assaulting a then 15-year-old girl while they were students at st. johns prep school. the victim says she remains physically and emotionally scarred. >> what he did to me made me feel like i didn't belong on this planet and that i would be better off dead than having to deal with the terrible things that every day were thrown in my
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direction after doing the right thing. >> christa: labrie's attorney says his client registering as a sex offender for the rest of his life is punishment enough. the victim's mother meantime is set to speak out about labrie's sentencing this morning on the "today" show at 7:30. >> jadiann: overnight, the senate approving a federal budget deal that would prevent the u.s. from defaulting and lower the risk of a government shoutdown in december. the bill guess to president obama who is expected to sign it. the vote was 64-35. a new era for congress. paul ryan is about to begin his first day at speaker of the house. ryan was sworn in on thursday. the 45-year-old is the youngest speaker in nearly 150 years. he vowed to try to unify members of the house. ryan called on them to come together during his first address to the chamber. former massachusetts governor mitt romney tweeted out this picture.
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he says he got the first speaker selfie with his former running mate. >> christa: the patriots remain undefeated. new england easily defeating the miami dolphins in foxboro last night. it's only the second time ever the pats started the season 7-0. the last time they did they went undefeated. stadium. you see nicole oliverio. good morning, tom brady fabulous night again for him. >> reporter: with those four touchdown passes and no interceptions he leads all quarterbacks in the league's history for holding that statistics. teammates aren't talking about records or going undefeated but it's always in the mind of fans. if tom brady's trying to send a message to to the league, it's loud and clear. he had another near perfect night where he threw four td
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passes and no interceptions in the win over miami, including this score to gronk. >> what a playmaker he is. it's a privilege to play with him. he's phenomenal. >> brady giving the credit to teammates. he's on pace to perform like he did in 2007. brady could score more than 40 touchdowns and pass for more than 5500 yards. >> i think we got a group that's dialed in right now, just to the game plan. >> fans may say the off-season drama has brady fired up but the team of course is just talking about moving on. >> i don't look at the records or what's happening. just everybody comes in to work every day and that's the approach we take and get ready for the next opponent. >> this big win coming off a short workweek so now the pats have a few extra days rest before they take on washington
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next sunday. live from gillette, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. and much more news ahead on this friday morning at 5:09. police located a man accused of violently attacking a young girl inside her home in andover and why he was already behind bars. >> jadiann: and many people experienced the headaches, the nausea, extreme fatigue caused by downing one too many drinks. a new service is coming to boston that could bring hangover relief. >> jeremy: mostly nice. breezy and cool. upper 40s right now. not too bad, this afternoon upper 50s. >> rich: the friday morning rush may be late getting going. too many of us up late watching the game. it's good right now.
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>> christa: if you don't have your halloween costume together, tick tick, the clock is ticking. >> jadiann: you have yours, right? >> christa: i do. i went to a party last weekend so i'm good to go. >> jadiann: you can rewear it. it's cool. >> christa: after what i spent, i'm totally rewearing it. >> jadiann: i bought a hat on amazon for $8. >> christa: she's a do-it-yourselfer. >> jeremy: i went to munich last year for oktoberfest so that's deny costume for the next ten years. heads up if you get a picture from me. this again, huh? compared to yesterday morning at this time, the numbers are noticeably cooler. it's about 10-20 degrees cooler than yesterday. these numbers, though, really for the end of october, this is not too bad. per upper 40s to around 50. back to the october wardrobe but yesterday was a treat.
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mid 70s yesterday. we don't do that again today. in town 52. nashua 57. the air is dry. both commutes are dry. a fall day, mostly sunny skies. on the cool side with that breeze. overall the numbers finish about where we should for this time of year. for the holiday weekend, halloween, mostly sunny skies in the morning. more clouds in the afternoon. cooler tomorrow compared to today. low 50s tomorrow. sunday will feature more clouds but it's going to be the milder of the two weekend days despite more clouds with temperatures on sunday in the upper 50s. for today, that's where we'll be. 55 to 60. close to normal for this time of year. compared to yesterday, it's cooler. mostly sunny skies. northwesterly breeze 17 miles an hour. boston this afternoon 59. worcester 55 and hyannis 58. heading up to salem today, mostly sunny skies. upper 50s. some lots of sunshine in salem with temperatures running in the
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mid 50s. high school football games, wakefield melrose, fitchburg mar borrow, sharon and dartmouth, cooling off. kickoff temps around 50 degrees and settling into the upper 40s this evening. tonight, mostly clear. chilly. 33 to 40. and for tomorrow, lots of sunshine. temps tomorrow middle 50s. on sunday, a mix of clouds and sunshine with temperatures on sunday upper 50s. trick-or-treating tomorrow evening? we'll feature clouds but dry with temperatures upper 40s. by 8:00 tomorrow night the numbers settle back into the mid 40s. not to be mr. debby, danny downer but daylight saving time ending saturday night and sunday morning so we fall back one hour. the result for daylight, sunrise 7:16, sunday morning 6:17 but that's scary all by itself.
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you don't need a pumpkin. sunset on sunday 4:38. pattern looks warm. first week in november is nice. temperatures next week into the 60s. >> christa: the forecast looks so good for the ghosts and goblins heading out for halloween, and for the grownups, a night of celebrating. >> jadiann: we don't bounce back like we used to but there's hope for a quick recovery a phone call away. nancy chen looks to a into a new service. >> a wild night out can sometimes mean a painful morning in. nausea, headache, dehydration, the hangover. now a service launching in boston promises near instant relief to your door. >> this has been done in hospitals throughout the world since the dawn of ages. >> iv dock provides iv fluids on demand from a licensed nurse dispatched to your home, your office, anywhere.
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all you do is book an appointment on line or by phone. >> this is the treatment for patients that are vomiting, that can't handle keeping food down. they can't drink anything. especially if somebody needs to do something that day. >> he's the c.e.o. of iv dock, expanding into boston after opening eight other locations nationwide. >> boston is a college town. there's a lot of people burning the cancelled at both ends. >> he says the iv treatments which start as $199 and go to 399 aren't just for hangovers but fatigue, migraines and food poisoning. >> what are the risks? >> very little. we've seen black and blue marks, that's it. it's the a low risk treatment. the benefits outweigh the risks. >> mgh doctors say not so fast. >> there's a lot of potential side effects so it's not necessarily harmless. >> roy say there's a risk of infection any time an injection is involved.
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she says people should use common sense, not drinking that much in the first place or, if you do, drinking lots of fluids and getting plenty of rest the next morning. >> iv fluids to prevent hangovers is not fda approved. there's no randomized clinical trials or studies that show that there's a clinical benefit. for most people, it's just drinking water. >> they don't recommend more than two iv's a week and he stresses the company provides counseling and referrals for people they feel need t the iv doc launches in boston next week. >> jadiann: hopefully not too many people need that after the halloween weekend. >> christa: keep it in check. >> jadiann: when we were in college, it was fast food the next day. >> christa: ihop. >> jadiann: yeah. all right, next on 7news, reigniting deflategate. what robert kraft said about the colts.
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>> jeremy: good morning, welcome back. 40s and 50s. boston 52. plymouth 46. norwood 48. kids will have outdoor recess. cool today. more so this morning than this afternoon. this morning, upper 40s. recess, mid 50s. when school lets out this afternoon, mid and upper 50s. your halloween forecast. tomorrow night mostly cloudy skies. it won't be cancelled. no reports, no hurricanes, no snowstorms. temps tomorrow, middle and upper 40s. >> christa: where is your costume to go with the set you just gave us. that was awesome. >> robert kraft took a shot at the indianapolis colts last nature.
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ceremony honoring willy mcginnis. the colts gm, the man who tipped off the league the pats mighting using underinflated footballs. kraft said, quote: quote: during the halftime ceremony the pats showed the highlight of mcginnis's fourth down tackle that allowed them to beat the colts in 2003. the pats beat the colts in the afc title game. >> jadiann: daniel tosh cashed in. tash, a dolphins fan place add bet on new england to help out a friend battling brain cancer. he posted this picture of his ticket. he bet $25,000 on the pats to cover the spread. the pats led by 19 at the half. after doubling the money, his
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friend can use it for medical expenses or anything else. >> christa: rob gronkowski is the star of a new nike commercial she. >> jadiann: the ad honors the tradition of playing football in the snow. >> christa: it's cold out there. >> snow day. >> jadiann: he joins up with a group of other pro athletes. all of them looking to play football. ben roethlisberger, a j green, just a few in the star-studded ad. >> christa: just another beautiful day in the neighborhood. >> jadiann: you ask mom, can you come out and play. >> christa: hot chocolate afterwards. you may still be thinking about your halloween costumes and candy but a lot of stores are fast forwarding to the holiday shopping season. the big deals being offered as early as this weekend. >> jadiann: this weekend? it's been a rough week for
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justin bieber, what the top star did last night one day after bailing during a awkward radio interview. >> christa: a level three sex offender off the streets. how police were able to find the
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right now, police say they caught a man accused of violently attacking a young girl in her home. >> christa: a driver accused of a wild ride in worcester leaving behind a trail of damage. >> learning lessons from a deadly crash. changes are planned along a dangerous stretch of road following an accident that killed a mother and her baby. >> christa: good morning, everyone. 30th day of october. getting so close to halloween. we're excited about that. good morning, i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. the pats win, halloween, turn the clocks back. >> christa: which is the thing i
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with me. getting one extra hour of sleep. a lot of moms and dads can relate to that. >> jeremy: i think so. compared to yesterday at this time, numbers 10-20 degrees colder than yesterday. boston at 52 right now. bedford 46. orange 38. now, all by themselves these numbers aren't bad but you're coming off a morning yesterday where it was near 70 at this time. back into the 40s might be a shock to the system but a crisp, cool day, mostly sunny skies. temperatures out there this morning coming out of the 40s. 2:00 this afternoon, upper 50s. 7:00 this evening crisp, low 50s. mr. jack-o'-lantern, we haven't forgotten about you. we'll talk about your day tomorrow and the rest of the forecast next. >> christa: what a difference a day makes on the roads. >> rich: friday mornings can be light and too many of us up late watching the game.
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traffic could you cues up for the hov lane. route 3 wide open heading for the expressway. that's south of town. north of town, route 1 southbound is fine. also fine, 93, route 128 and the turnpike are all good. the t says hey, we're good. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you, rich. 5:30 and 52 degrees. now the day's top stories. classes are set to resume at a lowell elementary school after dozens of students mysteriously became sick. crews sanitized the school after 60 students came down with nausea and headaches yesterday. officials ruled out carbon monoxide poisoning and suspect it was some sort of virus. the dcf employee whose work involving bella bond was cited in an independent report this week that's being examined by the agency. the worker copied and pasted years old reports in 2012 and
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2013 while preparing a case on bella's mother, accused of child neglect. governor charlie baker says that employee could be disciplined. the patriots are 7-0 following a home win over the dolphins. tom brady threw four touchdown passes. the fourth time brady has thrown at least four touchdowns without an interception passing peyton manning. >> christa: an arrest following a violent attack in a home in andover. police say this level three sex offender duct-taped young girl to a chair during a home invasion over the summer. they got a break in this case. >> investigators say fingerprints and dna collected at the scene was analyzed and led them to the suspect. police called the teenage victim's family to tell them they had made a arrest. it was a relief to the girl's father who was worried this day would never come. three months after a terrifying
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made an arrest. andover police charged 53-year-old peter bardzick with kidnapping and several other crimes. he's a level three sex offender who was convicted of rape in 1980. >> there were a lot of things that i didn't really understand about why he didn't run off when he had the money and maybe it's a little clearer now and so thankful that my wife and son got home when they did. >> bardzick walked into this home one afternoon in july when a 16-year-old girl was the only person inside. he allegedly duct-taped her to a chair and stole cash. he took off when the teen's mother and brother came home. he broke into a second home that same day. a month later police released these surveillance pictures which helped crack the case. >> i hope my kids feel more comfortable. i'm not sure but i hope so. >> bardzick previously lived in lin and everett but he's technically homeless. police didn't have to look far
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to find him. he was in jail in middleton on unrelated charges. >> jadiann: thank you. we're following more news. the uxbridge man accused of making a bomb threat on a plane at logan airport is out on bail. 55-year-old dennis campbell pled not guilty. a judge ordered him not to leave the state or go near any airports. prosecutors say campbell total a flight attendant he had a bomb in his carry-on. the defense says it was a joke. a family yarmouth arrested, facing drug charges. police arrested noelle johnson and arrested her parents, lisa and michael. they found several plastic bags filled with heroin in the home. all three suspects are due in court later today. >> christa: investigators trying to figure out what caused a driver to go on a wild ride in worcester. police say the man crashed into a fire hydrant before slamming home.
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went airborne and slammed into a tree. witnesses watched as the driver walked away. >> i was concerned about him, then i saw he got out of the truck and went to the back of the truck and sort of took his hands like what did i do? so i knew he was okay. >> and police say the driver will be facing charges. although they haven't specified exactly what the charges will be. >> jadiann: state transportation officials will make a number of temporary safety fixes on route 20 in oxford after this week's deadly crash. traffic posts will be placed on the double yellow line, warning lights that flash the speed and speed of on coming vehicles will be installed and exiting rumble strips will be upgraded. the families of people killed on that stretch of road want it the middle. dollars. it would save lives. it shouldn't be a thought and question that it's too much
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money. >> 31-year-old christina russin and her 9-month-old son were killed when they collided with a cement truck. hurt. at the meeting, a mother and son who uses a wheelchair after the family was on a crash near route 20 nearly 20 years ago. >> christa: nearly two dozen runners will take part in the new york city marathon in honor of the youngest victim of the boston marathon bombing. team mr8's money will go to the foundation. martin richard was 8 years old when he became one of three people killed in the attack at the finish line in 2013. >> jadiann: ahead on 7news, a coach controversy. the game plan he's making after being put on leave for praying after games. >> christa: from candy corn to candy canes.
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to get holiday shoppers in the holiday spirit this weekend. >> jeremy: mostly sunny skies this morning. a few clouds this afternoon. breezy through the day. upper 40s right now. cooler than yesterday morning and this afternoon, upper 50s. >> rich: the volume is down but we have word of crashes on 495 and in cambridge. detail them coming up on "7 news today in new england." ah! come on! let's hide in the attic. no. in the basement. why can't we just get in the running car? are you crazy? let's hide behind the chainsaws. smart. yeah. ok.
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>> jeremy: good morning, right now boston at 52. bedford 46. orange at 38. through the day mostly sunny skies. a little breezy at times. the numbers, though, will be where we should be. yesterday boston 75. that was a nice treat. no tricks today, just normal stuff. upper 50s. the city around 59. merrimack valley upper 50s. worcester hills middle 50s. the cape and the islands, chatham this afternoon 58. mashpee 59. >> christa: "star wars" is just dominating the halloween costume craze according to new e-commerce data.
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searches for "star wars" costumes this halloween than last year's most popular, which were frozen characters. the white house is getting ready for the annual trick or treat for military families. the president and first lady will pass out candy to children of service members. with spooky decoration and goodies they'll set the bar high for trick-or-treating. >> jadiann: once they've come and gone it will be time for holiday shopping. retailers will already be launching their holiday sales this weekend. sunday wal-mart will have discounts on toys and electronics. target will make the holiday switch november 1 when they start selling christmas decorations. >> christa: thanksgiving? >> jadiann: it comes too soon. >> christa: it's always the stepchild. it gets lost in the shuffle. lots to get to, everything you need to know and go, including concert chaos. what causes justin bieber to
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last night. >> reporter: students heading back to class at sullivan middle school in lowell after dozens become ill. >> jadiann: rhode island place make an arrest in the brutal
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we played it to friday. what a morning it is after another big pats win, undefeated on the season as we take a live look at gillette stadium. great way to start the weekend. >> jadiann: absolutely. we have everything you need to "know and go." today. this morning cooler than should be. upper 50s. halloween forecast, no tricks coming at you, just a bunch of treats with dry conditions, no snowstorms, no rain storms. november looking mild. most of november probably is going to end up mild across the eastern half of the united states. 40s and 50s right now. boston 52. worcester 45. plymouth 56. we've had colder mornings here in the month of october, even this week. but when you put it up against yesterday morning when it was near 70 it might be a shock to the system. tomorrow. tomorrow's a cool day for halloween but no wind out there tomorrow.
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breezy today. then for sunday, i think it will feature more clouds but sunday will be the milder of the two weekend days despite having more clouds. today mostly sunny skies. there will be a few midday and early afternoon clouds that might try to cover up the sun but that sun will win. temps between 55 and 60. the city 59. fitchburg 55. on the cape and the islands, upper 50s. tonight clear, chilly, 33 to 40. mostly sunny skies tomorrow. clouds in the afternoon. mostly cloudy skies on sunday 50s. and then on sunday, the numbers will be in the middle and upper 50s. trick-or-treating tomorrow, cool, you probably need a jacket or sweater as we have temperatures moving through the 40s. our weather producer, dave, put this together. nice job, dave. appreciate that. groveland 47, oxford 46. taunton tomorrow evening at 48. temperatures in the month of
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cool days, orange is a warm day. we've been going back and forth and the numbers the next couple days will finish where we should be. november, look at those highs, middle and upper 60s with all sorts of sunshine. >> jadiann: let's see how great the roads are so far. good morning, rich. >> rich: good morning, jadiann. great, maybe not but there are blemishes. in middleboro, a crash at 495 southbound at 44. not much backup. on cambridge a crash on land boulevard at o'brian. that's 93, blemish-free. the expressway, traffic moving around pretty good. no big time headaches. the turnpike, 495, 128, all doing okay. the t says we're okay too. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: happening today, classes resume after dozens of students mysteriously got sick in lowell. >> christa: officials say a
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virus make may have run through the school affecting about 60 kids. nick emmons, you have info for parents. >> that's right. crews spent the night scrubbing and sanitizing sullivan middle school in local after dozens of kids became violently ill yesterday. initially the symptoms were thought to be carbon monoxide poisoning. that was the scare at first. but when the fire department checked the building with co meters, the tests came back negative. with no ac or heat on in the building, authorities say it's not likely this spread through the ventilation system. a doctor from lowell general students. five of them had to go to the hospital. nausea, vomiting, and symptoms like that. some low temperatures. so again this morning, students are going to going to be back at school at parents and staff hope to find out exactly what was going on here yesterday. but, again, the school was scrubbed last night and sanitized.
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we hope to find out exactly what this virus could have been. that's the latest live in lowell, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: today marks one year since the death of former boston mayor tom menino. mary walsh will host a moment of silence this afternoon at city hall and the public is invited to attend at 2:30. he served at mayor for 20 years. >> jadiann: the search is on for a statute of jesus in connecticut. someone stole a 5-foot statute from outside a religious store in monroe. it happened sometime between tuesday night and wednesday morning. >> just bring it back. we won't be mad at you. we won't press charges or anything. you know, i'll give you a rosary if you bring it back. >> a customer donated the statute to the store when she moved out of her home. she thought it would be safe there. >> christa: a 25-year-old man set to be in court today after he allegedly attacked an elderly
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officers arrested individualen choen. he attacked the couple wednesday night using a metal baseball bat to attack the husband and wife in their 70s. the husband's car ran out of gas. his wife went to meet him. the woman was knocked unconscious and her husband too injured to speak. >> i don't know what would make any man do that. this is something that is -- it's just despicable, what has happened to these -- to these elderly people. >> christa: the man is now listed in critical condition. his wife is in serious condition this morning. an assistant high school football coach in washington state has been suspended by the school district for routinely praying with players after games. the school district says coach joe kennedy was placed on administrative leave after warned several times that a school employee should not be praying on the field.
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challenging situation for him. many of his players say they disagree with the school's decision as well. >> jadiann: new details on lamar odom. the former nba and reality tv star is on the road to recovery. according to "people magazine" odom remains hospitalized but no longer in the intensive care unit. he's still receiving dialysis but is improving after strokes. the 35-year-old was found unconscious at a brothel in las vegas. a military team is trying to recover a surveillance blimp from a wooded area in pennsylvania. they're considering using helicopters to lift the wreckage. the process will take at least all day today. police fired about 100 shots at the blimp yesterday to drain the leftover helium. the blimp, about the size of a football field. broke free from its -- i'm sorry, broke free from the anchors in maryland and drifted 150 miles before stopping in
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trees if rural pennsylvania wednesday. it took down poles and knocked out power to 30,000 people along its way. the investigation continues into why the blimp came loose in the first place. crews are trying to raise the whale-watching boat that capsized off the coast of canada. they say it could take days if not weeks. five people were killed when the vessel sank. divers recovered electronic equipment from the boat which could give clues as to what caused the capsize. >> christa: in what could be called a snub to the obama administration the european particle. is during dropping charges against edward snowden. it would prevent extradition. the former nsa contractor exposed mass surveillance.
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peace talks in vienna in and effort to revolve conflict in syria. about 20 other countries will seek a plan that might convince syria's government to agree to cease-fire. the talks include syrian president bashar al-assad's ally, iran. >> jadiann: we fall back from daylight savings time. this morning we have tips on how to adjust to the change. according to the "huffington post," keep a normal bedtime. go to bed and wake up at the same time you normally would. exercise can help with a better night's sleep and you want to limit caffeine and alcohol. night caps and extra cups of coffee with wreak havoc on sleep. if you toss and turn 20 or 30 minutes, get out of bed or your brain will associate your bed as
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a good time to change your batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. the batteries should be replaced once a year. experts say half the home fire deaths happen between 11:00 at night and 7:00 in the morning when people are asleep. >> christa: i'm glad you gave people that reminder. also in the buzz today ... >> jadiann: guys, yo, listen to me, are you listening? never mind, i'm done. i'm not doing the show. >> christa: wow, with justin bieber storming off the stage during a concert in norway. the pop star getting angry as fans in the front row kept trying to reach out and touch him e he was cleaning up spilled water at the time. he only performed one song and moved on. he quickly apologized blaming lack of sleep and a hectic week.
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it's been tough, tough time for him it looks like. >> jadiann: it has. you would think he would have people to clean up the water. >> christa: exactly, or someone to talk him through the from frustration. >> jadiann: let's talk it out. jeremy, do you have people wanting to grab you when you go into crowds? >> jeremy: no, i don't have that issue. people don't know who i am so that's good. boston 52. plymouth 45. bedford 46. we have a nice fall day. mostly sunny skies. bit of a breeze as we work through the day. temperatures this afternoon, upper 50s. 7:00 this evening, crisp. down near 50 degrees. your 7on7 forecast, halloween. the big day of the year for the kiddos, getting all sorts of candy and goodies. temperatures in the mid 50s. careful. >> jadiann: there's still another hour of news ahead on "7 news today in new england." coming up at 6:00, the new
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england patriots easily defeating the dolphins to remain undefeated this morning. highlights and postgame reaction coming up. >> christa: investigators looking into what causes a mysterious movement at a school in lexington. >> jadiann: trouble on the tarmac. a florida airport is back open after a plane catches fire with
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middle school students heading back to class after a mystery illness makes dozens sick. officials trying to figure out what happened. >> to the end zone for the touchdown.
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dolphins to remain undefeated and tom brady on pace to break records. >> christa: a packed plane goes up in flames. >> people were screaming, running. >> chaos in the cabin. >> a former prep school student learns his fate after a high profile sexual assault case. why owen labrie won't be heading to jail just yet. >> christa: good morning, welcome to friday, everybody, before the halloween weekend. i'm christa delcamp. thompson. much easier commute for a lot of our viewers this morning. >> christa: we don't have downpours. it was like a tropical storm yesterday and so warm. it was wild. >> jeremy: look at this, norwood 30 degrees colder now than yesterday at this time. boston 15 degrees colder. norwood 38, boston 51. we've had colder mornings than what you're seeing but when you stack up it up against yesterday
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back to reality. october with mostly sunny skies this morning. more clouds this afternoon. some leftover wind from yesterday. i think we'll put it in into the breezy category versus windy. this temperatures this afternoon where we should be, upper 50s. 7:00 this evening, crisp and halloween plans? yeah, mr. jack-o'-lantern, i see you, bro'. the holiday weekend forecast coming up. >> rich: we're live on the expressway, the only roadway with a lot of heavy traffic. highways like the turnpike and route 128 are pretty good. there's the turnpike, wide open all the way downtown. downtown looks like that, even at ramp to storrow drive in good shape so it's an easy ride. things will fill in. at the moment we're all right. no accidents or breakdowns and the t says we're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: happening today,
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school in lowell after dozens of students got sick there. more than 60 came down with a mystery illness. five were hospitalized. >> christa: a lot of students affected. doctors say it looks like it's a virus here. let's head out live to the school with nick emmons reporting on this. it sounds like they've been working overnight to clean things up there. >> reporter: that's right. crews were at sullivan middle school in lowell, scrubbing and sanitizing the school after 60 students became seriously ill yesterday. >> puking, stomachs, dizziness. >> a suspicious sickness causing confusion at sullivan middle school. students evacuated as phone calls go out to parents. >> they have to move all the kids out and everybody has to pick them up. >> the symptoms were thought to be carbon monoxide poisoning but when the fire department checked the building, the testing came back negative. >> we ruled out a carbon monoxide problem. we're looking at a possible
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>> with no ac or heat on in the building, authorities say it's not likely it spread through the vent lakes system. they're focusing on one part of the building. >> the initial students who were ill were from a particular class. so that was a concern and they did an assessment of that whole wing. >> a doctor from lowell general came to the school to check out the students. five went to the hospital. >> some nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, low grade temp, pale and sweaty, it seems to be more of a viral type syndrome. >> clearly health officials, school officials, believe that it is safe enough for students to return to the school today. but we still don't know exactly what went wrong. that's the latest live in lowell, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: classes will be back in session today at esther brook elementary school. we're learning about what led to
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an evacuation. students and teachers heard a bang and felt a jolt. the shakeup was likely bolt banging syndrome which usually happens in newer buildings during the change of seasons. the building is less than two years old. >> christa: the patriots unbeatable so far this season. >> the end zone. touchdown, patriots! >> so new england undefeated and improving to 7-0 for the second time in the team's history. >> what a playmaker he is. he's just an amazing player. it's a privilege to play with him. he's phenomenal. >> christa: tom brady was showing his patriots pride heaping on praise for rob gronkowski. the pats playing two games in five days beating a pair of divisional rivals. let's go to gillette gillette with nicole oliverio. the pats have the best record in the nfl, celebrate that, right? >> reporter: they do. keep in mind there's a lot of
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teams at 6-0 but fans, especially in new england, think if any team could go undefeated, it would be the patriots. the team not thinking about that. >> if tom brady's trying to send a message to the league it's being heard loud and clear. the pats qb having another near perfect night, another game where he threw four touchdown pads and no interceptions in the win over miami, including that score to gronk. >> what a playmaker he is. he's just an amazing player. it's a privilege to play with him. he's phenomenal. >> reporter: brady giving credit to teammates. but halfway through the season he's on pace to perform like he did in the undefeated 2007 season. he could score more than 40 touchdowns and pass for more than 5500 yards. teammates gave a lot of credit to the defense. >> we've got a group that's
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dialed in to the game plan. >> fans may say it was the off-season drama that has brady fired up but the team is just talking about moving on. >> i don't look at the records or what's happening, just everybody comes in to work every day and that's the approach we take. get ready for the next opponent. >> reporter: so keep in mind this big win coming off a short workweek. the pats now have a couple extra days of rest before they take on washington next sunday. live from gillette, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: overnight a fugitive in kentucky has been killed in a shootout with police ending a nearly week long manhunt. floyd ray cook was confronted by state troopers and a federal marshal when they exchanged gunfire. cook died at the scene. he was wanted for shooting and injuring a police officer in tennessee then shooting at police officers in kentucky over the week. the dcf employee whose work involving bella bond was cited in a independent report and was
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examined by the agency. the report found the worker copied and pasted years old reports in 2012 and 2013 while preparing a case on bella's mother. the reports led dcf to close bella's case. that employee could be disciplined. >> christa: the ntsb will be in florida to investigate the cause of this frightening engine fire that happened onboard a plane in fort lauderdale. more than a dozen passengers were hurt as they raced to evacuate this plane. let's go to jennifer eagan with this really scary experience for them. >> reporter: those passengers spare. the plane was moments from takeoff when another pilot notice add problem. flames shooting out of the left engine of the jet sending panic through the cabin. >> they say fire, fire! the plane is on fire. >> a pilot on the plane behind the dynamic airways jet notice it had leaking fuel. moments later fire erupted.
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>> engine's on fire. engine's on fire. >> the engine's on fire. >> sharon and her husband grabbed their two children as flames grew and rushed to the front. >> i took the baby like this and i said come on, we're going to save our lives. >> the plane was moving toward takeoff for venezuela when attendants opened the emergency doors. seconds later the parents slid down emergency slides. >> i was freaking out. i was terrified at what was going on. like i said people in front of me and i started like pushing. >> investigators from the ntsb will begin combing over the plane to determine what caused it to leak fuel and burst into flames. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: defense attorneys for a former student at a prestigious prep school convicted of sexually assaulting appeal. owen labrie was sentenced to a
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year in jail for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. this happened during a ritual known as the senior salute. in her victim impact statement the victim said she remains physically and emotionally scarred. >> what he did to me made me feel like i didn't belong on this planet and that i would be better off dead than having to deal with the terrible things that every day were thrown in my direction. after doing the right thing. >> labrie is free on bail and with his mother in vermont. labrie's attorney says his client registering as a sex offender for the rest of his >> jadiann: overnight, the senate approving a federal budget deal that prevents the u.s. from defaulting next week and will lower the risk of a government shutdown in december. the bill goes to president it. the vote was 64-35.
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a new era for congress, paul ryan is about to begin his first day at speaker of the house. ryan was sworn in to the position thursday. the 45-year-old is the youngest speaker in nearly 1250 -- 150 years. he called on them to come together during his first address to the chamber. >> christa: a special ceremony at patriots halftime last night but it's what patriots owner robert kraft said that has people talking today. >> jadiann: a break in the case of a teenage girl tied up during a home invasion. the suspect has a troubling past. >> christa: a special service in boston that promises to deliver a hangover cure to your front door. >> jeremy: we have mostly sunny skies for the day. cool this morning. back to october. running in the 30s and 40s. this afternoon where we should be this time of year, upper 50s. halloween forecast coming up next. >> rich: we're live with sky 7 downtown right now. lighter traffic on a friday morning.
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a pretty good ride for most
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>> christa: rise and shine time. i cannot talk. it's friday morning, i think everybody's tired but look at this, this will pull you out of the funk. a beautiful shot of salisbury beach. it's the waves there and chris, thank you for that picture. all right. moving on. >> jadiann: makes you wish you were with them to see that. we want to see how you start your day. send your photos to rise and shine at whdh.com. you can always tweet those using hash tag #riseandshineon7. >> christa: everybody's tired, stayed up for the pats.
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j.r. i'm going to let you talk because clearly it's not my thing. >> jeremy: that's not good. you're the flagship of the morning show. back to reality. we talk about mostly sunny skies through the day. seasonal. temperatures this afternoon upper 50s. halloween no tricks, everybody. >> just a bunch of treats. next week into november looking mild. right now 40s to 51 in boston, most of us in the 40s at this time. norwood 38. bedford 46, nashua 46. high pressure trying to move in, trying to move this big stone called the big storm out of the atmosphere away from new england. it's a slow process so it's too far to bother us with weather in the sense of clouds or rain but there's still some leftover breeziness in the air so today's a partly to mostly sunny skies. a little breezy but not as strong as the last couple days. temperatures this afternoon in the 50s. halloween. sunday will be the milder of the two days but i think sunday will
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offer quite a bit of clouds. i'm not anticipating any rain but it will feature more clouds. today, breezy cooler, mostly sunny skies. cooler but 55 to 60 is where we should be. heading to salem to check out the freak shows. upper 50s today. breezy, and tomorrow mostly sunny skies. temperatures running into the mid 50s. can you imagine a meteorologist back in the salem witch hunt days? i would have been toast. can you imagine saying it's going to be sunny tomorrow? wakefield, melrose, fitchburg at marlborough. some of you want to put me on the stake after last winter. that's just family. tomorrow, lots of sunshine. sunday a lot of clouds. temperatures in the middle 50s. trick-or-treating tomorrow evening, upper 40s at 6:00 tomorrow night and then working down through the low and middle 40s.
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here is a closer look. i think we'll have a lot of clouds and temperatures will be about 45 to 50. my weather producer, david, put these together so i got to give him some love. david, thank you for making this. groveland, hanover, oxford, salem, taunton, all heading for the upper 50s. by the way, daylight savings time ends sunday morning. turn those clocks back. sunday sunset, 4:43. >> christa: that's depressing. >> jadiann: time for "fast track traffic." let's get over to rich kirkland this morning. >> rich: that's painful, j.r. we're live on the southeast expressway, the only highway jammed up and it's not that bad. that's 93. look, nobody stopping and starting. the turnpike, route 128, beverly south, braintree north fine. a slowdown in brockton, 24
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the t says on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: halloween weekend, the night of celebrating can make for a tough morning on sunday. so soon there could be help just a phone call away. >> jadiann: nancy chen looks hub. >> reporter: a wild night out can sometimes mean a painful morning in. nausea, headache, dehydration, the hangover. now a service launching in boston promises near instant relief right to your door calling itself the uber of hangovers. >> it's been done in hospitals throughout the world since the dawn of ages. >> they provide iv fluids on demand from a licensed nurse dispatched to your home, office, anywhere. all you do is book an appointment on line or by phone. >> this is truly the treatment
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can't handle keeping food down, can't drink. >> dr. nagleson is the c.e.o. of iv dock, which is expanding into boston. >> boston's a college town, a great town. there's a lot of people here burning the cancelled at both ends. >> he says the treatments which start as $199 and about to $399 are also for fatigue, migraines and food poisoning. >> what are the risks? >> very little risk. we've seen black and blue marks. that's it. it's a low risk treatment which is why the benefits outweigh the risks. >> mgh says not so fast. >> there's a lot of potential side effects. >> she says there's a risk of infection anytime an injection is involved. just use common sense, don't drink that much in the first place or if you do, drink lots
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of fluids and get plenty of rest. >> iv fluids to treat hangovers is not fda approved. there's no trials or studies that show a benefit. for most, it's just drinking a lot of water. >> the doctors don't recommend more than two iv's a week and stresses the company provides counseling and referrals for people who need it. the i i.v. doc launches in boston next week. nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: still ahead, more patriots coverage as they remain undefeated. how last night's win paid off for a famous comedian helping a sick friend. >> christa: calling for change after a crash killed a mother and her baby. the state vowing quick fixes. >> what are you doing? come on. guys, yo, listen to me. are you listening? >> justin bieber blows up at his fans during a show.
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>> jeremy: good morning, temps in the 30s and 40s. bedford 46, orange 43. dry morning commute. mostly sunny skies through the day. a few clouds early this morning. school bell forecast, kids will have outdoor recess and in terms of the temps and wardrobe, more like it should be for october with temps when school lets out this afternoon running into the middle and upper 50s. >> christa: robert kraft take a shot at the colts during halftime. kraft made the remark during a ceremony honoring willy mcgwynns guinnessz the colts regime tipped off the league the patriots might have been using
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he said, quote: during the halftime ceremony, the pats showed the highlight of mcginnist's fourth down tackle that allowed the pats to beat the colts in 2003 then beat the colts in the afc title game. >> jadiann: daniel tosh cashed in thanks to the pats. tosh, a dolphins fan, place add bet on new england to help a friend battling brain cancer. he posted this picture on twitter. he bet $25,000 on the pats to cover the 3.5 first half spread. the pats led by 19 at the half. after doubling the money his friend can use the money for medical expenses or anything else. >> gronk starring in a nike commercial.
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playing football in the snow. >> snow day. >> the commercial, gronk joins other proathletes looking to play football on a snow day. ben roethlisberger and aj are just a few of the pros. >> jadiann: i could really see gronk doing that, snow day, let's play football. >> christa: with his minion hat on. did donald trump get trumped? how the presidential candidate lost out on the rights to his own campaign slogan and what the donald plans to do about it. >> jadiann: a damaging drive in worcester. what caused a driver to take out everything in his path. >> christa: a grown man taking a hockey puck from a kid? but the boy ends up dunkin' donuts smoked sausage breakfast sandwich. savory...smoky...
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the patriots dominating the dolphins. dismantling their defense to remain undefeated. >> the great job by the staff. >> the team reacting to their unbeaten streak. >> christa: the break in a case of a teenager tied up and terrified in her own home. accused. >> jadiann: a dramatic shootout caught on camera. deadly. worcester. destruction. >> jadiann: justin bieber loses it during a show. >> what are you doing? stop it. >> why he stormed off stage, refusing to perform. >> jadiann: good morning, everyone, tgif. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. looking forward to putting that clock back an hour, getting that extra hour of shut shuteye. >> jadiann: today looks like we may get sunshine at least. >> jeremy: yes, nice, decent day. mix of clouds and sunshine through the day.
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this time, heads up, yesterday was a treat all day long once we got rid of the rain with temperatures yesterday morning near 70. this morning, no way. look at this. 40s and 30s. norwood 38. boston 51. worcester 44. we started the day with lots of sun but there are more clouds toward vermont as well as western mass, the berkshires and some clouds will show up through the afternoon. but it's a decent day. still breezy, not as windy. this afternoon, heading for the upper 50s. 7:00 this evening, crisp and cool for the high school football games. and halloween parties and speaking of halloween and mr. jack-o'-lantern, we're talk more about the halloween forecast. >> rich: a sample of route 128 from sky 7. we're live over the needham, dedham stretch of route 128. that's not bad. no bumper-to-bumper traffic here as well. beverly southbound, it looks like that too. that will change, of course.
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and we're watching it. now you're watching route 1, white lights northbound in saugus, red lights southbound. no stopping and starting. the expressway, even that traffic is moving. it's a pretty good morning for everybody. at least right now. the t says good morning for us too. no delays. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: let's get a check of your friday top stories and classes are set to resume as a lowell middle school after dozens of students became ill. crews spent the night sanitizing the sullivan middle school after about 60 students felt nauseous and had headaches. they ruled on the carbon monoxide and expect a virus. the dcf employee whose worked involved bella bond was cited in a report. now she's being examined by the agency. the report found the worker copied and pasted years old reports in 2012 and 2013 while
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neglect. that child could be disciplined. let's talk about the patriots this morning. they're now 7-0 following a dolphins. tom brady throwing four 36-7. this was the fourth time brady has thrown at least four interception. an arrest made in the home invasion in andover that left a teenage girl tied up and terrified. the suspect is a level three sex offender. jennifer eagan joins us with more. >> jadiann, investigators say fingerprints and dna collected at the scene were analyzed an led them to the suspect. police called the teenage victim's family to tell them they made an arrest. it was a relief to the girl's father who was worried this day would never come. three months after a terrifying home invasion, investigators have made an arrest.
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andover police charged 53-year-old peter bardzick with kidnapping and several other crimes. he's a level three sex offender who was convicted of rape in 1980. >> there were a lot of things that i didn't really understand about why he didn't run off when he he had the money and maybe it's a little clearer now and i'm so thankful my wife and son got home when they did. >> bardzick walked into the home one afternoon in july when a 16-year-old girl was the only person inside. he allegedly duct-taped her to a chair and stole cash. he took off when the teenager's mother and brother came home. he broke into a second home around the block that same day. a month later police released these surveillance pictures. >> i hope my kids feel more comfortable. i'm not sure but i hope so. >> police didn't have to look too far to find bardzick. he was in jail in middleton on unrelated charges. jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england."
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set to be in court today after he allegedly attacked an elderly couple in providence. officers arrested vieden choen on thursday. according to investigators he used a metal baseball bat to attack the husband and wife in their 70s. officers say the man's car ran out of gas, his wife went to meet him to help and the attack happened. the man is in critical condition, his wife in serious condition. the uxbridge man accused of making a bomb threat on a plane at logan airport is out on bail. 55-year-old dennis campbell pleaded not guilty. the judge ordered him not to leave the state and not to go near airports. he told a flight attendant he had a bomb. >> jadiann: state transportation officials will make a number of temporary safety fixes on route 20 in oxford after a crash
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traffic posts will be placed on the double yellow line, warning lights that flash the speed and speed of oncoming vehicles will be installed and existing rumble strips will be upgraded. the families of people killed along that stretch want it widened and a barrier placed down the middle. >> this is not a waste of dollars, this would save lives. so it shouldn't be a thought and question that it's too much money. >> jadiann: 31-year-old christina russin and her 9 month sold son were killed when their car collided with a cement truck. seriously hurt. a mother and her son who use as wheelchair after the family was in a crash on route 20 some years ago was at the meeting. >> christa: investigators are trying to figure out what caused a driver to go on a wild ride in worcester. the man crashed into a higher hydrant before -- fire hydrant before slamming into a fence.
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bolder, went airborne and slammed into a tree. witnesses were watching in disbelieve when the driver walked out. >> i was concerned about him then i saw he got out of the truck and went to the back of the truck and sort of took his hands like what did i do? so i knew he was okay. >> christa: police say they eventually planned to charge that driver. >> jadiann: still ahead, more disorder on the roads. this time drivers dodging the oddest thing a giant pumpkin. >> whoa. >> christa: donald trump's campaign slogan copyrighted right out from under him. >> jadiann: new video of a wild shootout by rival biker gangs coming up. >> rich: so far, so good. it's a pretty good ride except here. what's there? the expressway.
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>> jadiann: a look at what's trending. the donald getting trumped in a business deal. >> christa: the presidential candidate had to shell out big bucks to buy the rights to his
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the slogan, make america great again was trade marked by radio host bobby jones. trump had to pay $100,000 for the rights. the only condition was he donate the money to st. jude's hospital. >> a runway pumpkin barrels down the street in arizona. this giant inflatable jack-o%-lantern broke free from a street display and bounced through intersections. nobody was injured but it did damage some streetlights. >> christa: "star wars" dominating the halloween costume craze. consumers have made twice as many on line searches for "star wars" costumes this halloween than last year's most popular costumes, characters from the movie frozen. one late night comedian is going as princess leia with a beard, which topped off the look. >> jadiann: harrison ford was in on that.
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>> christa: yes. >> jadiann: next, the day's top stories, including the pats, 7-0, the best record in the nfl right now. reaction from the win. >> students back to school at sullivan middle school in lowell after 60 students became violently ill. details on what happened coming up. >> christa: justin bieber storming offstage leaving his fans high and dry.
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>> a mystery in lowell. students suddenly fall sick. the school is back open but questions remain. >> the patriots running wild over the dolphins and tom brady is keeping up a record pace. runway. passengers race to escape this dangerous situation. >> "know and go" time. it's friday and we have your top stories ready to go. >> jadiann: we start with traffic and weather. let's get over to jeremy. what a difference is day makes. >> jeremy: 30s and 40s. boston 31. fitchburg 47. high pressure trying to move in to partly to mostly sunny skies but still some leftover wind behind the storm from yesterday morning. but not as windy as we saw yesterday. traveling outside of new england, some rain through texas but most of the country, except for seattle, rain-free. rain-free this weekend. high pressure with us tomorrow.
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cooler tomorrow but no wind, which is huge by tomorrow evening for trick-or-treaters. sunday, more clouds and the milder of the two weekend days. this afternoon, where we should be, upper 50s to around 60. forecast in salem, mostly sunny skies. breezy, upper 50s. more sunshine tomorrow. cooler tomorrow but less wind so it may feel nicer outside. lower 50s tomorrow. for tonight, mostly clear, 33 to 40 and the halloween forecast, low to middle 50s tomorrow. sunday features more clouds and throwing the clocks back. temperatures on sunday in the upper 50s. halloween forecast, mostly cloudy skies. temperatures tomorrow evening in the middle and upper 40s. your 7on7 forecast, early next week, calendar says november but forget that. mostly sunny skies. october. mid 60s. have a great weekend. >> christa: on to rich kirkland with our traffic right now.
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>> rich: it's a nice friday morning ride. we don't say that often. fridays can be lighter but it really is light. problem. northbound is not much of a problem either. here's 93, things moving along on 93 southbound on and the expressway northbound. route 128, that's pretty good. beverly south, braintree north. that's what it looks like now. the t says pretty good here too, we're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: happening today, classes are back on at the middle school in lowell after dozens of students got sick there. more than 60 came down with some kind of miss tours illness. myself hospitalized. >> christa: doctors say it looks like it might be a virus. let's head out live to nick emmons. it sounds like crews worked at the school overnight to clean things up. >> reporter: that's right. officials not wanting to take chances. crews spent the night scrubbing and sanitizing sullivan middle
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school in lowell where 60 students became violently ill yesterday. initially the symptoms were thought to be carbon monoxide poisoning but when the fire department checked the building with co meters the tests came back negative. no ac or heat was on so it's not likely it spread through the ventilation system in the school. a doctor from lowell general was called in to check out students and as you said, five of them were taken to the hospital. >> some nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, low temp, and sweaty, it seems to be more of a viral-type syndrome. >> as you mentioned, students will be back in school this morning. we're still waiting to find out exactly what this virus could have been. that's the latest live in lowell, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: class will be in section at esther brook elementary school in lexington after it was evacuated yesterday. students and teachers heard a big bang and felt a jolt from
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the basement. engineers are saying that the shakeup was likely caused by bolts making noise which can happen in newer buildings during a change of seasons. >> jadiann: the patriots maintaining their division dominance. >> brady takes the snap, looks left, throws for edelman, he dives for the goal line. touchdown patriots. >> new england beat the dolphins with only three days to prepare. nicole oliverio is live at gillette with reaction to their undefeated season. good morning. >> reporter: of course leading up to thursday night's game, the team was worried about the shortened workweek but you definitely couldn't tell. they pummeled the dolphins after touting the new change in coaching with miami. so the patriots coming out strong, scoring quickly. brady had four touchdowns and no interceptions. last night's game put him in at the top of all quarterbacks in league history with a four or more touchdown game with no
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record pace to score over more than 40 touchdowns this season and have more than 5500 passing yards so fans are thinking could they go undefeated. he's looking like he did in '07 when they went undefeated. brady complimenting the defense and the rest of his team. >> it's a lot of guys working really hard to kind of be on the same page, the communication and really getting everyone going in the same direction. >> reporter: so playing on thursday night means the pats will have a couple extra days to rest up and get ready when they take on washington next sunday. live from gillette, nicole england." >> christa: all right. thank you. also overnight a fugitive in kentucky has been killed in a shootout with police ending a nearly week long manhunt. floyd ray cook was confronted by marshals.
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he was wanted for shooting and injuring a police officer in tennessee then shooting at troopers in kentucky over the weekend. >> jadiann: overnight, the senate approved a two-year federal budget deal that prevents the u.s. from defaulting next week and loser the risk of government shutdown in december. the bill goes to president obama who is expected to sign it. >> christa: the dcf employee whose work involving bella bond was cited in a report this week and is now being examined by the agency. the report found the worker copied and pasted years old reports in 2012 and 2013 while preparing a case on her mother, accused of child neglect. it led to dcf closing the case. that employee could be disciplined. defense attorneys for a former prep school student convicted of sexually assaulting a younger student plan to appeal. owen labrie was sentenced to a year in jail for sexual assault sexually assaulting a
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15-year-old girl while the two were students at st. paul's school in new hampshire. it was done during a ritual known as the senior salute. the victim's mother will be on the "today" show this morning. >> jadiann: today marks one year of the death of tom menino. mayor marty walsh will host a moment of silence at city hall. the public is invited at 2:30. he served as mayor of boston for 20 years. the ntsb will be in florida to begin investigating the cause of this frightening fire on a plane in fort lauderdale. more than a dozen passengers hurt racing to evacuate the plane. jennifer eagan joins us with more. >> a pilot on a plane behind the jet noticed it was leaking fuel on the taxiway. moments later fire erupted. flames shot out of the left engine of the jet on thursday. the plane was moving toward takeoff when flight attendants opened emergency doors.
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the 101 passengers onboard escaped down emergency slides. around two dozen people were hurt. >> fire, fire! the plane is on fire. >> i took the baby and said we're going to save our lives. >> i was freaking out. i was terrified at what was going on. i had people in front of me and i started like pushing. >> this morning investigators will be working to try and determine what caused the plane to leak fuel and burst into flames. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: a deadly shootout between two motorcycles clubs in texas that was caught on camera. the shootout happened in may but waco police just released video of it thursday. restaurant surveillance cameras show dozens of bikers running into the restaurant after the fight began. some grabbing guns. in all, nine people were killed. officers arrested more than 170 people but no one has been charged in connection with those
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deaths thus far. a military team trying to recover a surveillance blimp from a wooded area in pennsylvania. they're considering using helicopters to lift the wreckage. that process expected to take at least all day today. police fired about 100 shots at the blimp yesterday to drain the leftover helium. the blimp, about the size of a football field, broke free in maryland and drifted 150 miles before stopping in trees in pennsylvania wednesday. it took down poles and knocked out power to about 30,000. the investigation continues. a in era for congress. pile ryan is about to begin his first day as speaker of the house. he's the youngest speaker in nearly 150 years. he vowed to try to unify members of the house. ryan called on them to come together during his first address to the chairmanner. mitt romney tweeted this picture saying he got the first
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speaker selfie with his former running mate. mrs. romney and mrs. ryan jumped into the picture. >> guys, yo, listen to me. are you listening? guys, never mind, i'm done, i'm not doing the show. >> justin bieber storming off the stage during a concert in norway last night. the pop star getting angry at fans in the front row who kept trying to reach out and touch him while he cleaned up water so he only performed one song and left. he quickly apologized blaming lack of sleep writing: writing: the day before he walked out of a radio interview in spain after a deejay asked for help making a viral video. bieber was promoting an album
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for, quote, feeling a little sick but never addressed the interview directly. he's having a hard couple of days. i know what you're thinking. >> jadiann: what am i thinking? >> christa: no, no, no, let's move on. the pension making sure a young fan will not go home empty-handed. >> jadiann: during the -- i'm thinking i feel bad for justin bieber. a coach tried to toss a puck to the boy but a man reached out and grabbed it. the fans started booing him. later the coach gave another puck to an usher who delivered it to the boy and the penguins mascot gave him a jerseys and they hugged it out. >> jeremy: good stuff there. 40s to around 50 in boston. norwood 45, bedford 46. clouds and sun, breezy, seasonal. 55 to 60. halloween looking good, temps tomorrow in the 50s. sunday, turn the clocks back, upper 50s. tomorrow evening, be careful
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outed there. upper 40s. >> christa: enjoy the holiday. thanks for watching, i'm christa delcamp. >> j mornings. wonderful, crazy mornings. we figure you probably don't have time to wait on hold. that's why at xfinity we're hard at work, building new apps like this one that lets you choose a time for us to call you. so instead of
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