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with a new look this morning. voters focusing on the future putting two of the city's longest serving members out of office. >> jadiann: hello, everyone, bright and early. thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. i feel like this november is better than we deserve. >> jadiann: i know. i said yesterday to someone on the street, i said can we just let this last for months? she's like unfortunately know. >> christa: i feel like everybody's just nicer. did you notice that? people are in a really good mood. >> jeremy: i would agree. anytime you don't have snow in the forecast or a blizzard, you're doing okay. that's the case yet again today. it's a nice mild day. granted this morning it's a little bit cool. the city at 50. norwood 33. bedford at 38. orange 34. the air is dry so more sunshine and the sun goes to work, just like we go off to work with warming conditions. temps this afternoon mid 60s.
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city of boston, plan on temps >> jadiann: time for "fast track good morning to you. >> rich: good morning, jadiann. if you're heading out to work time. traffic's light. no need to rush. no problems on the highway. that's 93. look how light that traffic is. no work crews this morning. the gas tank gives it away. the expressway, the south shore ride is sweet. the turnpike, white lights shape. no delays on 495 or route 128 so it's good. the t is on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. overnight an intense fire breaking out at a home in lowell. you can see the house completely engulfed in flames. this happened just before midnight on middlesex and baldwin streets. fire crews tell the "lowell sun" the house was empty and no one was hurt. the cause is under investigation. >> christa: a new mother and father who survived this dramatic rollover crash are
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birth of their healthy baby boy. just hours after the crash, doctors decided to go ahead and perform an emergency c-section. >> jadiann: unbelievable. this morning the parents are on the mend. nick emmons is outside the hospital in manchester, new hampshire, with the very latest. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, jadiann. yes, this couple lucky to be alive after this wild wreck. they welcomed their baby boy almost two months early after the crash. the whole thing was caught on camera. it happened in seconds. >> britney said she remembered everything, she remembered flipping over and, you know, the car landing upside down. >> reporter: a wild wreck down a two-lane street in manchester sending one car on the sidewalk and into a utility pole, sheering the pole in half while the car flipped on to its roof. britney, 7 months pregnant, trapped inside. her husband thrown from the car.
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>> johnnytwo cars were racing and one tried to wedge between the cars. it sent the saab on to the sidewalk. >> there was a as a in the left lane, a minivan in the right and a car between them. the car wanted to go by the saab, clipped the car, flipped, went through the fence. >> the baby boy, due on christmas, was delivered by c-section. grandpa says after seeing this video, who have all three alive and well is a wonderful gift. >> we're just thanking the stars that all three survived. all three survived. >> reporter: all right, so again, the couple believes that two other cars were racing when this all happened. police just hoping someone will come forward to help provide them with more information. that's the latest live from manchester, new hampshire, nick england." >> christa: thank you. coverage. a shakeup in the boston city council.
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are ousted. district 4, andrea joy campbell celebrating hers victory in dorchester. the 33-year-old defeating incumbent charles yancey, who served on the council nearly as long as she's been alive. campable won 61% to 39% and thanked him for his service. the counselor electric says the race shows people aren't focused on the past but are looking ahead to the future. >> i hope it inspires them to step into the places they want to step into. to serve the communities they want to serve and to go for it. to simply go for it. because when you take a leap of faith, this is what shows up. >> christa: there was another upset in an at large race in which four of the five candidates on the ballot won.
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council since 1997 lost to anissa essaibi. >> happening today, the teen accused of killing his math teacher heads back to court. for 20 days philip chism has evaluation. victoria warren is live with more on what we can expect at the hearing. >> reporter: the big question today is the teenager, philip chism, mentally competent to continue his murder trial. last month the trial against philip chism was abruptly halted when the judge ordered chism evaluation. the defense attorney said he was making alarming remarks and was seen on the cell floor banging his head into the floor. prosecutors claimed chism was manipulating the court. he's on trial for the rape and murder of colleen ritzer, his math teacher in 2013 at danvers
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high school. her body was found in the woods. its unknown if the judge will have a full hearing or just come out and make an order, make some sort of decision on how this trial should proceed. all of the potential jurors, they have been on hold now for about two weeks. live this morning in salem, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: the department of children and families joining the investigation into the death of an infant in sandwich. police say the one-month-old was found unresponsive at a home there yesterday morning. but there were no obvious signs of trauma or injury. the office of the medical examiner will try to figure out the cause of the infant's death. a deadly ending to yesterday morning's police standoff in canton. the man who barricaded himself in a home died. police say that he stabbed his brother then threatened officers. a s.w.a.t. team moved in, closed down the area, got into the
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house but the man already injured himself. officials in illinois are expected to announce the officer whose death sparked a manhunt in september killed himself. lieutenant gliniewicz reported he was chasing three men. they announced he was shot with his own weapon. >> jadiann: happening today, an 18-month-old fall river girl is in the hospital after nearly having her ear ripped off after she was attacked by a dog. kris anderson joins us with more. we're told that that dog is now at animal control. >> reporter: they're keeping an eye on the dog. he injured the 18-month-old girl tuesday. one woman show saw the incident says the child is expected to recover. that's the good news. the bad news is she may have permanent damage. it happened in an apartment in fall river. sabrina hague saw the dog bite the child. her boyfriend pulled the dog
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witnesses say it was absolutely terrifying. >> a good seven minutes that dog had the baby in his mouth. ear was pretty much like severed. it was awful. like pretty much severed. you could see the skull on the back of the head. >> reporter: the child is being treated at hasbro children's hospital in providence. she says the family does not intend to bring the dog back into the apartment. live in the control room, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. now to the race for the white house. a new poll this morning shows the race for the republican nomination in new hampshire is tightening. one candidate is making a big move. >> christa: donald trump still holds the lead in the survey from wbur but only two points over ben carson. marco rubio has jumped from 2% support in september to 11%. john kasich and chris cristie round out the top five. republican presidential
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candidate donald trump and democrat sean o'malley will be in new hampshire to file papers for the primary. the state's filing period kicks off today. several other candidates are expected to file this week. the date of the 2016 primary has yet to be announced. jeb bush will kick off day two of his jeb can fix it tour in new hampshire. he has a busy day with events in five communities, starting in manchester. he's trying to reboot his campaign. he's sliding in the polls but he's not counting himself out yet. he says smaller, more intimate crowds are his comfort zone. he attended a so-called no b's barbecue hosted by former massachusetts senator scott brown. >> i cannot tell you how cool it is to campaign in new hampshire. every setting is iconic, the kind of place you would want to have a dialogue with people to talk about what's on your heart and your mind. >> christa: marco rubio will also campaign in new hampshire as well.
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he'll attend an event in manchester this afternoon followed by a town hall in nashua tonight. >> jadiann: later today the mbta is set to announce plans for how the commuter rail will deal with upcoming winter storms. the gm of the mbta and the gm of key ole listen will be in cambridge and expected to unveil new equipment, including on track plows. the storm caused severe problems for both the mbta and commuter rail. >> christa: 5:10. much more ahead. 7news cameras are rolling as parents pack into a meeting to demand answers after a threat at pembroke community middle school. why they say kids' safety is at risk. >> jadiann: taking action. how solve it 7 helped a driver who was wrongly ticketed. >> jeremy: more sunshine. cool in morning, 30s and 40s. 2:00 this afternoon, mid 60s, though at the coastline, temps
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this afternoon near 60. >> rich: good weather and good traffic. good news, you like to hear that on a wednesday morning. more coming up on "7 news today in new england." okay, so everyone is saying, "hurry! you gotta get fios" but why? well, right now for a limited time, you can get a great deal from fios. the 100% fiber optic network. only fios has the fastest internet and wi-fi available from 50 to 500 megs. so whatever speed you need, fios has it. get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone starting at $79.99 a month.
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>> christa: 5:14. can you hear me now? you couldn't hear earlier. >> jadiann: i got you now. we're good to go. >> christa: good. we can start our wednesday. everybody's okay and the weather is a-ok. >> jadiann: i encourage people to get out and get vitamin d. it improves your mood. >> christa: people are generally happy much the weather is a factor. >> jeremy: right. i would agree. mostly sunny skies through the day. mild pattern continuing. temps today not as warm as yesterday. lower 70s yesterday but low 60s today. still above normal. near record warmth on friday. we're going to make a run into the low 70s.
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colder by sunday but that's just a one-day hiccup. last night we had the northern lights going on as well as meteor activity. this is from rob write images. it was in york, maine. these are city lights but there's a hint of a little bit of green through the picture here. those would be the northern lights. then a little streak right there, that's the meteor he caught. a great picture. thanks for sending that. skies are clear and there are cold pockets of air. if you're heading out for a morning run or the t platforms, like yesterday, you will need jackets and coats but you won't need them the entire day. also like yesterday, it warms up nicely with high pressure, a big area of high pressure, dry here states. we've got a day full of sunshine. now because the high is east of new england, it will be a cooler at the coastline today compared to yesterday. then it wobbles south of town overnight tonight.
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southerly breeze, warm tomorrow. close to 70 with a mix of clouds an sunshine. we'll see more clouds tomorrow afternoon and eventually rain shower activity tomorrow night about midnight. very brief. friday morning, lingering clouds. through the day on friday, it is a warm day. it's a day that features a lot of clouds but also a day that sees temperatures head for the low 70s. the city, the record on friday, 73. worcester, your record is 70. it will be close in worcester. in boston, we'll get there. low 70s on friday. today, mostly sunny skies. not as warm with a sea breeze. coastal locations, including the city, low 60s. the city 62, brockton 65. framingham 64. tonight, mostly clear, cool, 40s to around 50. for tomorrow, a mix of clouds and sunshine. warm tomorrow with temperatures close to 70. today the city around 62 and then tomorrow, we're heading for the upper 60s. the city around 69 and bedford at 69.
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saturday, fair amount of clouds both days but i don't think any rain on saturday. there might be a few sprinkles friday. nothing significant. sunday mostly sunny skies. there's a chilly day with high temps on sunday near 50. the patriots, world domination tour rolls on. this week, the washington redskins. kickoff near 50. >> christa: counting your chickens before their hashed. >> jadiann: nick lachey doesn't agree with ohio voters to rejected the legalization of marijuana. he tweeted support of the process and says change takes time. he stood to make millions of dollars because he co-owns one of the state regulated pot farms. >> christa: a driver from danvers gets a ticket for not pail a toll but the car wasn't hers. >> jadiann: she filed an appeal but that was rejected so she called solve it 7. here's kris anderson.
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>> it's the kind of mail that can drive you mad. we got a notice saying we had a violation. >> since fichel and her husband have active easy passes the ticket didn't make sense. phyllis knew it had to be a mistake. >> it wasn't my plate number on the ticket. >> the violating vehicle was nothing like hers. >> my husband and i both have bmw's that are black and the car that got the ticket is a mini cooper, gray. >> phyllis called easy pass but was forced to detour. they told her she needed to contact pay by plate at the department of transportation but that was a dead end. >> one said you need to speak to an officer, press 7. it went back to the beginning of the menu again. so we weren't having a lot of luck. i decided to appeal. >> phyllis filed the appeal and about a week later received a
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her appeal was rejected. phyllis made a few more calls but got nowhere so she reluctantly decided to pay the ticket. >> you feel so helpless because you can't solve the problem other than paying the fine that doesn't belong to you. >> just before dropping the check in the mail, phyllis remembered solve it 7 i watch channel 7 and enjoy the segment. >> we contacted the department of transportation and told them the trouble phyllis was having. a few days later we got this response. after investigating the details of this situation, massdot was able to determine this violation was issued in error and has since been voided. phyllis is glad the ordeal is finally in her rearview mirror. >> you have done a wonderful job. call solve it 7 or send and email. >> it really is that easy.
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through a tunnel of despair. give us a call. 617-367-7777 or email us at solve it 7 @whdh.com. >> christa: always gets it done. i have troubles i need him to help me out with. >> jadiann: good thing he's able to help. next, a tough break for the bruins. a key player set to undergo surgery today after a painful injury. how long chris kelly will be off the ice. >> christa: pembroke parents are asking school officials the
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>> jeremy: good morning, warm up and down the eastern seaboard today. 60s and 70s. orlando, disney world hot, near 90. out west a different story. cool, seattle 51. los angeles 67, snow in the rockies. denver itself 63 this afternoon. >> christa: it was a tough night for the bruins at the garden last night. >> jadiann: the b's lost to dallas and likely lost chris kelly for the season. kelly fell awkwardly in the first period and it made him break his left femur. he's set to have surgery tomorrow. he's expected to be out six to eight months. adding insult to injury, tyler seguin put on a show against his team. the b's traded him to dallas and sagan never scored beans boston but that changed. he recorded a hat trick, scoring a goal in each period. dallas won 5-3.
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players were frustrated but understandably concerned about chris kelly. >> i've said it many times when you lose a key player like that, it's about everyone filling the hole and stepping up and it's no different this time. but we're certainly going to miss him. >> the b's hit the road for the next three-game. boston faces the washington capitols tomorrow. >> christa: a mystery solved in quincy where police say a grave stone that appeared in a strang place days after halloween came from. >> reporter: we're live in pembroke, parents fed up, angry after a student to made threats again classmates is allowed back in. >> jadiann: we all know we should lock the doors when we get out of the car. how one connecticut police
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>> jadiann: overnight, fierce home. investigators trying to determine how it started. >> christa: parents pack into a school meeting in pembroke to demand answers about student safety after an alleged threat. >> jadiann: prayers answered. a jesus statute returned to the new england store it was taken from. >> christa: good morning, everybody, we were having the shorts discussion, shorts to school. is it a shorts day? is it not. >> jadiann: i love how you said your kid would wear shorts or a hoodie or sweater. kid. >> jadiann: they may have an argument for that. >> jeremy: i grew up here, that's how we role. 33 in norwood, i'm wearing shorts because tommy did. okay. bedford 38. the air is dry so you've got a sunny day. mostly sunny skies.
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here's the school bell forecast. again, moms and dads, it's chilly this morning but they'll again. the wardrobe more like october than november. and when school lets out this afternoon, temperatures will be in the mid 60s. included. plan on low 60s. >> jadiann: it's time to get our check of the traffic and see how kirkland. >> rich: good morning, we're looking live at the tobin bridge. yesterday it was backed up because they were late leaving. as you see, it's not happening today. the tobin bridge drive early on is okay. the turnpike is okay. 495 downtown looks pretty good. we're seeing backups form on the expressway. there it is by the gas tank northbound. route 128 and 495 in good shape and the t says we're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: let's get to breaking news from overnight. firefighters investigating what started an intense fire at a home in lowell. the building was completely involved when crews arrived
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around midnight. the chief telling the "lowell sun" the house was empty at the time so no one was hurt. also, a new mother and father are recovering after a scary crash that happened in manchester. doctors successfully differed their newborn son by emergency c-section after the crash. britney and dennis beaudoin were caught between two cars that had been racing. their car hit a pole and flipped over. police are investigating that crash. a danvers teenager accused of raping and killing his high school math teach heads back to court. the trial for philip chism was on hold 20 days while he underwent a mental health evaluation. >> jadiann: now to a story you'll see on just one station. only 7news cameras roll as pembroke parents attend a meeting to demand answers after a student accused of making threats is allowed back in school. nicole oliverio, this meeting pretty intense at times.
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of parents who showed up and many are upset. their children are scared to go back to school because the student who made the threats was allowed to come back just days later. >> my son was threatened. >> my son was. >> you're going to sit there and tell me the police said there's no threat. are you kidding me? >> parents fed up and angry after student to allegedly made there's against classmates last week was allowed back into pembroke community middle school. >> it's insane. we're all sitting here thinking the same thing. what child is being protected? all of us are being inconvenienced. >> after a mental health evaluation police determined there was no threat. >> you need to make sure i know my baby's safe. you guys have done nothing to communicate that with me. >> the police say the 12-year-old boy told kids at a halloween party outside of students. parents say that student is now back in class and their kids are
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>> my son texts me every day. can i not go to school? no, kid, you have to be tough. >> the school district can't discuss the case because of the privacy issues. >> the pembroke police department did tell us the school was safe. >> the superintendent said she would discuss school safety with the students here at the middle school today. however, parents left feeling frustrated and upset, feeling that the school isn't doing more to protect the students. live from pembroke, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: there is, three teens in lowell gunning for trouble after they allegedly shot at the homeless with a bb gun. you can see the bb gun on the right which looks similar to the real thing on the left. the 14-year-old and two 12-year-olds hurled rocks at the homeless people, even the officers who arrested them. >> you're going to hurt somebody. they hit somebody in the head
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with rocks, they got me in the >> christa: three people were hurt in that incident but they are expected to be okay. >> jadiann: part of a grave mystery appears to have been solved in quincy. a headstone was found at quincy tower condos but no one knew where it came from. police checked cemeteries and death certificates for the name, carlton knight jr. this was a misspelling. the maker of the headstone says ones with mistakes are put on display. >> we usually put them out here, if we make a mistake, something like that. we could have had it on the wall. i'm not saying somebody took it but they could have. another possible situation is we may have given it to the family. in this case, they may have put it there. maybe that was a place he liked to go. >> the grave stone was made in 1996 and no one knows for certain why it ended up in
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quincy. >> a stolen statue of jesus is back. the owner noticed it missing last week. they found the five foot statue back where it was gone with a fresh coat of paint. the owners believe the thief had good intentions. >> christa: pricey parking. wait until you hear what you have to shell out for a new parking spot in beacon hill. you could buy a really nice house for what they're asking. >> jadiann: i can't deal with that. evidence of inflation? look no further than the girl scouts. after years of holding prices steady, more troops are boosting cookie prices. >> jeremy: i got to have my thin mints. i'll pay any price. mostly sunny skies, through the day, chilly this morning and warm this afternoon. temps this afternoon low to mid 60s. >> rich: right now the ride is a sweet ride on the highways. very light traffic. sort of unusual. we're watching it closely but
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>> jeremy: good morning. mostly sunny skies for the day. boston 50. worcester 52. that's measured at the airport on top of a hill and cool air likes to slide off the hilltops into the low spots. i'm sure many backyards and neighborhoods in worcester in the middle 40s at this time. lots of sunshine through the morning hours. this afternoon, we'll have mostly sunny skies. at the coastline a sea breeze. boston this afternoon 62. attleboro 66. north of town, low 60s. new hampshire seacoast, worcester hills mid 60s. >> christa: an m.i.t. lab showing off an automated drone that dodges obstacles while hour. the drone was built by a student and the student hopes to make it more sophisticated. it's in a testing phase but technology like this could create delivery drones we've been hearing about. amazon's plan to do that and google as well. >> jadiann: i think wal-mart has
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>> christa: you know what? is sounds like in this instance, merrier. can you imagine? >> jadiann: the skies full of drones buzzing around. it feels like a sign of the times. >> christa: you need air-traffic control just for drones. if you're trying to find a parking space on the ground in beacon hill and you have maybe an extra $650,000 hanging around, you might be in luck. >> jadiann: i'm still pretty new here, i find this unreal. a spot in the heated brimmer street garage was recently listed at $650,000. after four days on the market it was temporarily taken down for an unknown reason. the owner would pay for the 171 square feet space plus 500 a month in fees and taxes. if sold at the asking price it would go for twice the average price of a single-family home in massachusetts. >> you have a place to live or a place to park for 650. it's up to you.
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>> i left my checkbook in there, let me go get it. that sounds pretty good to me. snowstorm's coming. quote it. >> i'm speechless. i don't have anything to say. it's outrageous. >> jadiann: yeah, outrageous. at $650,000, the asking price is more money by square feet than the most expensive condo in boston which is a penthouse in the millennium tower. >> christa: also known as j.r.'s place. >> jadiann: i'm waiting for my invite. >> jeremy: you didn't get it? >> jadiann: mousse must have got lost in the mail. >> christa: it's the price then an extra 500 bucks per month. >> jadiann: at that point it doesn't matter. >> christa: plus you get the valet. we've more to get to, everything you need to know and go. police in one new england community taking an unorthodox approach as teaching some drivers a lesson. what they're doing might not
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even be legal. >> reporter: a new hampshire couple celebrating a new addition after a wild wreck on the road. the whole thing caught on camera. >> jadiann: what a brand-new study reveals about a link between breast feeding and a woman's risk of developing an
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>> christa: up and at 'em. 5:45 and it's wednesday. we're starting off with "know and go." >> jadiann: everything you need to know and go with j.r., looking at your tweet right now, it says cool and clear. >> jeremy: that's correct. yes. we have mild weather overall for the next couple days. near record warmth friday afternoon. colder by sunday. sunday looks like a cold day. but that's not the end of the nice stretch of weather. i think it's going to be warm into next week. look at last november. the first four days featured temperatures in the 40s to 50s. what a turnaround to this year. yesterday we had a high of 73. i'm thinking this afternoon boston right around 62. obviously cooler than 73. still above the normal of 56. the city at 50. norwood 33. worcester at 52.
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it's a big ole beast of a high pressure, lots of dry air. the high is east of us. yesterday it was in western new england. being east of us it allows a sea breeze to develop so temperatures at the coast like boston will be cooler. tomorrow and friday it settles off to the south and sets up a southerly wind. it's warm tomorrow and again on friday. the tradeoff is with the southerly wind, there will be more moisture and more humidity as well. with the added moisture, there will be more clouds tomorrow afternoon and again on friday and maybe a couple of showers and sprinkles late tomorrow night, early friday morning. otherwise dry. today with lots of sunshine, 61 to 66. tonight, clear, cool, 45 to 50. tomorrow, sun in the morning and clouds in the afternoon. warmer tomorrow than today but even today, not too shabby, the city 62, hyannis 60 degrees. tomorrow, with building clouds, nashua 67. bedford 69. worcester at 66. your forecast, a lot of clouds
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on friday and again on saturday. saturday is dry despite clouds. two-days, sunday mostly sunny skies. near 50 on sunday. >> christa: let's check in with rich kirkland this morning. good to talk to you. >> rich: hi, christa, nice to talk to you as well. it's nice to see the easy ride. we're early on but here's route 1, that's not backing up. downtown lighter than normal. there's a look at the turnpike with the white lights coming brighton tolls. it's that time of year, deer strike season. we've had a couple already. 495 northbound on wrentham now. another on hopkinton on 495. the t says it's on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: happening right now, a mother and father involved in a scary crash are recovering along with their newborn son. that's a look at the video and it is remarkable to watch. everybody's okay. this woman who was inside was seven months pregnant when her
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car flipped over. she was trapped inside. >> jadiann: unreal. when she got to the hospital doctors said we have to do an emergency c-section. nick emmons is outside the hospital in manchester, new hampshire with the latest for us. >> reporter: jadiann, that couple lucky to be alive as they welcome a new baby boy almost two months early. and you saw some of the video there, pretty scary to see that. we'll show you again. the whole thing caught on camera. three cars were driving down a two-lane street in manchester. this happened tuesday. it sent one car on to the sidewalk straight into a utility pole, sheering the pole in half. the car flipped on to its review. brittney beaudoin, 7 months pregnant, was trapped inside. her husband thrown from the car. both were taken to the hospital with serious injures. beaudoin told her father there were two cars racing at the time of the accident. we learned that a 24-year-old male driver was involved in the other car, involved in this
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accident. no charges have been filed as of this point but police tell me the investigation is ongoing. anyone with information should call them. live from manchester, new hampshire, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: police are searching for some men who robbed and ransacked a convenience store in worcester on sunday night. this is the surveillance video of it. it shows a group of men entering the store wearing masks. after one of the men threatens the clerk with a knife, the robbers steal cash and cigarettes and make a get away. a family in lowell are living in fear after receiving threats about the kkk. a nationwide list was posted on line revealing those who are allegedly associated with the kkk. the family run kk insurance agency in lowell was mistakenly on the list. and it has been the target of nonstop harassing phone calls. >> if you are a member of kkk,
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no way. i said no, we're not. i don't even know what is it. >> the owner says that he's worried that someone will vandalize his business because of this. >> jadiann: police in new haven, connecticut, teaching drivers a tough lesson about locking doors. officers will check cars for visible values and if the door isn't locked they'll take it and leave a note. the items can be picked up at the police station. they hope it cuts down on the number of burglaries but a civil rights attorney says it's against search warrant federal laws. >> they're stealing people's property. they have no right to enter their car because the car, just the fact it's not locked doesn't property. >> jadiann: the city says there's a caretaker provision in the state law that allows them to do this. >> christa: a prison guard facing a felony charge in connection with with a prison
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gene palmer will be arraigned this afternoon. he turned down a plea agreement in june and waved a hearing in favor of having his case heard by a grand jury. he helped richard matt and david sweat escape from prison in june. matt was killed by border patrol agents. sweat was captured two days after that in september. another prison employee was sentenced to seven years in prison for helping the men. >> jadiann: scientists believe they're closing in on the source of the e. coli outbreak linked to dozens of illnesses at which which chipotle locations in washington, washington state and oregon. it's been identified and may have been carried on produce or spices. the restaurant closed 43 locations. more than three dozen people have become sick. the ntsb says an issue with the fuel supply may have cost a plane to burst into flames at fort lauderdale hollywood international airport. the main fuel line was
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disconnected from the engine and may have sparked the fire as the flight prepared for takeoff. nearly two dozen people were hurt when evacuating the plane. the damaged runway is expected to reopen today. >> christa: checking news from across the country this morning, the former c.e.o. of wal-mart and two other people will be okay after their plane made a crash landing in arkansas. bill simon was flying the plane when it crashed in fayetteville. video shows the plane descending as the emergency parachute deployed to slow the landing. simon and his two passengers suffered minor injuries. investigators say the plane had a severe loss of oil pressure which forced simon to make the emergency landing. >> we heard a big clap like something just fell. we looked up and there was a parachute. >> we were so shocked. we didn't know what to think and you -- like you said, you don't see that every day so we got our
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>> as it crashed, the plane also hit a pickup truck. the driver of the truck is expected to be okay. >> jadiann: a portion of a highway in bakersfield, california is open after crews shut it down following a rock slide. the california highway patrol says large boulders ended up on the highway. some were as large as cars. front loaders were called to clear the road. crews had explosives ready to break the rocks apart. >> christa: in 7 health cast, breastfeeding may lower a risk of breast cancer. women who breast fed are 20% less likely to develop hormone receptor negative breast cancer. it accounts for 20% of breast cancer cases in the u.s. going green may make you smarter according to a study on people who work in environmentally friendly offices. it analyzed the mental performance of two dozen professionals.
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it showed test scores were twice at high for people who worked in offices with better ventilation and less chemical pollutants. >> a entrepreneur in illinois started farmer's fridge a vending machine. you won't get mm's or chips, it's a salad in a jar. it stays in the machine 24 hours then gets donated. the creator says the goal is to make it just as easy to get a salad as a bottle of coat. >> air bag maker takata agreed to a $70 million fine for failing to recall air bags in a timely manner. the national transportation safety board can increase it by 2 million-dollar. if they don't stop making the bags. honda will no longer use the company's air bags and in any new vehicles.
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19 million vehicles have been recalled. a box of girl scout cookies will have you digging deeper into your wallet and, man, we will. after years without an increase, the girl scouts of eastern massachusetts boosted the price to $5 a box. the troops will receive an average of 90 cents per box of cookies, up from 62 cents. we talked about how much we enjoy certain flavors. >> christa: we were thinking why can't every season be girl scout season. j.r., you can help us out. you have a special connection. >> jeremy: my daughter's in girl scouts and folks are staying when does this start? i think it's december, might be january but it's coming, today, 30s 40s and 50 in downtown boston. a nice fall day, mostly sunny skies. warm again. not as warm as yesterday but heading for the 60s this afternoon.
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>> christa: fantastic. we have another hour of "7 news today in new england" here at 6:00. a story you'll see on just one station. parents in pembroke demand answers after a student accused of making threats is allowed back at school. >> jadiann: 7news getting action for a driver sent a fine but it wasn't even her car that was cited. >> christa: the bruins suffering a setback.
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leah: i just was thinking any minute could be the minute. and the minutes kept passing. we both kind of relaxed and thought, "she'll come when she's ready." [ grunting ] woman: it's a girl! leah: and she did. woman: a big girl! [ olivia crying ]
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>> jadiann: out of a mental hospital, heading back to court is the teen charged with killing his teacher competent to stand trial. >> christa: capitol upsets. boston's longest serving city councilors ousted. >> jadiann: ticketed for a car she doesn't own in a place she doesn't drive. >> we both have easy passes. >> solve it 7 takes on her toll trouble. >> christa: good morning, ready for the day to start or what? it's 6:00, i'm christa delcamp. thompson. we love waking up with everyone. hope you're getting a good start to the morning. it's a nice one. >> christa: i love it. let's order another one like yesterday. can you do it, j.r.? >> jeremy: mostly. i don't know if we can get to the 70s in boston. 60s, hold on, everyone, that's still good. it's better than 30s and 40s. we're in the 30s now. norwood 4:00 boston 51. bedford 38. high pressure with us. dry air, it cools off fast and
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warms fast so similar to yesterday with the day loaded with sunshine. another warm day, just not as warm at the coastline. mid 60s inland. at the coast the numbers finish in the upper 50s to the low 60s, including downtown boston. the city around 62. 7:00 this evening, clear, mid 50s this evening. >> jadiann: time for "fast track traffic" with rich kirkland. >> rich: good morning, jadiann. we're live downtown. did somebody call a holiday and didn't tell us? it's great. i'm not complaining. look how good it is downtown. just a few lights. there's the turnpike, very light. even soldiers field road. the expressway is moving. if i take you to the highways, there's sky 7 and route 128 on the north shore. a light ride. the t says we're good too, on time. >> christa: let's go to breaking news from overnight. an intense fire breaking outed at a home in lowell. you can see the house swallowed by flames. it happened just before midnight on middlesex and baldwin streets.
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the house was empty at the time so no one was hurt. the cause is under investigation. >> jadiann: also this morning an emergency delivery following this wild rollover wreck in manchester, new hampshire. the pregnant woman in the car had to undergo -- i can't talk -- a c-section. >> christa: an emergency c-section. did you see the car? it flipped over. she was trapped inside. the driver was thrown out, really serious situation. let's go to nick emmons. he's in manchester this morning, so nick, how's mom? how's the baby doing? >> reporter: thankfully they're doing okay but lucky to be alive, lucky to make it through that wild wreck. the whole thing caught on camera. it. >> it happened in seconds. >> britney remembered everything. she remembered flipping over and you know, the car landing upside down. >> a wild wreck down a two-lane street in manchester tuesday sending one car on to the sidewalk and into a utility
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pole, sheering the pole in half roof. brittney beaudoin, 7 months pregnant, trapped inside. car. >> he crawled to her. >> beaudoin told her father two cars were racing. one sped ahead, the other tried to wedge between their saab and a minivan on the right. sidewalk. >> there was a saab in the left lane, a minivan in the right and a car between them and the car wanted to go by the saab, clipped the car, flipped, went through a fence. >> the baby boy, due on christmas, was delivered by c-section and grandpa says after seeing the video, to have all three alive and well is a wonderful gift. >> we're just thanking the stars all three survived. all three survived. >> police say that other car involved was driven by a 24-year-old man from manchester. no charges have been filed as of now but this case is under
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investigation. anyone with information is encouraged to call police. live from manchester, new hampshire, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: the latest on voice your choice coverage. some political upsets in tuesday's elections. boston's two longest serving city councilors got ousted by newcomers. let's go to kris anderson with a look at the results. >> a shakeup this morning in the boston city council. district 4, andrea joy campbell defeated charles yancey with 61% to 39%. he served on the council nearly as long as she's been alive. campbell celebrated in dorchester, thanking yancey for his years of service and her victory speech. the council ehrlich says the race shows people aren't focused on the past but are looking to the future. >> i hope it inspires them to step into the places they want to step into.
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to serve the communities they want to serve. and to go for it. to simply go for it. because when you take a leap of faith, this is what shows up. >> reporter: there was another upset in the at large race in which four of the five candidates on the ballot won. incumbent steven murray -- murphy lost his seat. anissa essaibi george will replace him. 18-year-old jack allowly may have made history as the youngest councilor. the recent high school graduate received 58 of the vote. studying political science he believes people want youngblood to shake things up there. kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: following breaking news out of south sudan where a russian made cargo plane crashed
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a spokeswoman says there are two survivors, at least two, including a crew member and a child. the plane crashed on the banks of the denial river shortly after -- nile river shortly after taking off. new clues in the crash of a russian passenger plane over egypt. a news agency reports no traces of explosive residue were found on the bodies of the victims. if true that may support the theory the plane crashed from a mechanical failure rather than a bomb. >> jadiann: the department of children and families is joining the investigation into the death of an infant in sandwich. police say the one-month-old was found unresponsive at a home yesterday morning. there were no obvious signs of trauma or injury. the office of the medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death. >> christa: ables officials in illinois are expected to announce the officer whose death sparked a manhunt in september killed himself.
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was found dead september 1st after reporting he was chasing three suspicious men. last month investigators announced gliniewicz was shot with his own weapon. also, called to court. the teen charged with killing his teacher in danvers high school made his first appearance in a courtroom since the trial was put on hold. let's go to victoria warren outside the courthouse. >> reporter: the big question today is whether or not 16-year-old philip chism is mentally competent to continue his murder trial. last month his trial was put on hold when the judge ordered chism committed for a mental health evaluation. it was right in the middle of juror selection and the defense attorney said he was making alarming remarks and seen lying on his cell floor repeatedly banging his head into the floor. prosecutors claimed chism was just trying to manipulate the court. chism is on trial for the rape
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and murder of colleen ritzer, his math teacher, in 2013 at danvers high school. her body was found in the woods behind the school. it's unknown if the judge will issue some type of ruling, if they'll have a full hearing. all of the people called for jury duty, all those potential jurors, they've been on hold for about two weeks. live this morning in salem, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a toddler from fall river is waking up in the a dog. a woman says she saw the dog nearly bite the 18-month-old girl's ear off in an apartment tuesday. the woman's boyfriend managed to get the dog to release the little girl. >> a good seven minutes, that dog had the baby in his mouth. ear was pretty much like severed, like it was awful. like pretty much severed. and you could see the skull on the back of the head. >> the woman says the toddler is
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expected to recover but she may have permanent damage to her ear. the dog is at animal control and the family does not plan on bringing it back into the apartment. >> christa: the latest in the race for the white house a new poll out this morning shows the race for the republican nomination in new hampshire is tightening. one candidate is making a big move. trump trump still holds the lead but it's two points over ben carson. marco rubio has jumped from 2% support back in september to 11% now. john kasich and chris cristie round out the top five. republican presidential o'malley will be in new hampshire to personally file papers for the primary. the state's filing period kicks off today. several other candidates are expected to file paperwork this week. the date of the 2016 primary has yet to be announced. >> jadiann: this morning jeb bush will kick off day two of the jeb can fix it tour in new
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he has a busy day with events in five communities starting in manchester. bush is trying to reboot his campaign. he's sliding in the polls but many say don't count him out yet. the former florida governor attended an event hosted by former massachusetts senator scott brown last night. he says smaller, more intimate crowds are his comfort zone. >> i cannot tell you how cool it is to campaign in new hampshire. every setting is iconic. every setting is the kind of place you would want to have dialogue with people to talk about what's on your heart and mind. >> marco rubio will also campaign in new hampshire today, attending an event in manchester this afternoon followed by a town hall in nashua tonight. >> christa: parents in pembroke lashing out at a meeting last night. >> my son was threatened. >> my son was. >> you're going to sit there and tell me the police said there's no threat? are you kidding me? >> they're angry about what's going done and not being done
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after reports of threats against their kid's school. the story ahead on just one station. >> jadiann: an easy pass driver ticket. it. >> christa: a sideswipe turns to near disaster for three women walking. >> jeremy: sunshine for the day, cool this morning. temperatures in the 30s and 40s early on then we head for the 60s this afternoon.
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>> jadiann: good morning, it's time to rise and shine this morning. today's sunrise coming from up
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thank you so much to donald for sending this great shot. >> christa: that's fantastic. reminds me of summer and bri eggers. >> send your rise and shine photos to rise and shine at whdh.com. or tweet at us. on a scale of 1-10, how much due love yesterday's weather? >> jadiann: i'm going with a 9. >> christa: there's always room for improvement. >> jadiann: just a little. i got to go for a run. i felt tired but i felt like it outside. today could be another good day. >> jeremy: what did you put on the scale? >> had 9.5, for november, are you kidding? it's about condition text. >> jeremy: i'm going spinal tap. i took it to 11 because we can. sunrise this morning. this is from mike barry in lynn. a beautiful shot moments ago of
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since daylight saving time came to an end we have had morning daylight. december 1st 653. december 31st, 7:13. a nice day coming at us with -- even though daylight is dwindling. the city 51. plymouth 47. norwood 34. high pressure with us today. mostly sunny skies. the difference is yesterday the blue h was here in the adirondacks. today it's east of the cape. when it's east of the cape is allows for sea breeze. cooler at the coastline, boston yesterday 73. this afternoon around 62. then the blue h will wobble south of new england tomorrow and set up a southerly breeze so we're warm again. because of the breeze is from the south tomorrow and again on friday, there will be more clouds around tomorrow afternoon and through the day on friday. there might be sprinkles on friday morning. and we'll see a little bit of
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dew points today comfortable, very low. even tomorrow, only 50 or 52. friday you're going to feel the stickiness in the air, especially friday morning and through the afternoon. today mostly sunny skies. between 61 and 66. normal. tonight mostly clear, cool, 45 to 50. clouds in the afternoon. a warm day tomorrow and even boston 62. tomorrow i think we finish close to 70 degrees. norwood 69. providence 70. friday near record warmth with the record in boston friday 73 back in 1959. we'll get there. we'll tie that record. 7on7 forecast, saturday a lot of clouds. cooling off but still mild. low 60s. sunday a chilly day. mostly sunny skies. highs on sunday, including for the patriots game, upper 40s to around 50. >> jadiann: sounds pretty good. let's get over to rich kirkland and talked about "fast track traffic." >> reporter: it's fast. it really is. very light traffic.
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we're looking downtown. ain't that purdy? live from sky 7 about 5,000 feet in the air. downtown traffic is easy. getting there is too. look at 93. a little slow in wilmington but not bad. the turnpike is wide open. even the expressway, moving, which is unusual. the t says we're okay too. rich kirkland, "7 news today in >> christa: later today the mbta is set to announce plans for how the commuter rail plans to handle the winter that's almost here. the gm of the mbta and gm of keolis. the company that runs the commuter rail, will be in cambridge this afternoon and expected to unveil new equipment, including ontrack plows. last winter's storms caused severe problems for the mbta and commuter rail. now a danvers driver who -- she got the ticket in the mail and -- that said she didn't pay a toll but the car they cited wasn't hers.
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but even that was rejected. so she called kris anderson and solve it 7. >> reporter: it's the kind of mail that can drive you mad. >> we got a notice saying that we had had a violation. >> since phyllis boyd and her husband both have active east ez passes it didn't make sense. >> it wasn't my plate number on the ticket. >> the violating vehicle was nothing like hers. >> my husband and i both have bmw's that are black. and the car that got the ticket was a mini cooper, gray. >> phyllis called ez pass to straighten things out but was forced to take a detour. they told her she needed to contact pay by plate at the department of transportation but that was a dead end. >> one of them actually said you need to speak to an operator, if you suppress 7 or whatever. it went back to the beginning of the menu so we weren't having a
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lot of luck. i decided i would just appeal. >> phyllis filed the appeal and about a week later received a letter in the mail. her appeal was rejected. phyllis made a few more calls but got nowhere so she reluctantly decided to pay the ticket. >> you feel so helpless because you can't solve the problem other than paying the fine. >> just before dropping the check in the mail, phyllis remembered solve it 7. >> i watch channel 7 all the time and enjoy this segment so i thought why not give it a shot. >> we contacted the department of transportation and told them the trouble phyllis was having. a few days later we got this response. after investigating the details of this situation, massdot was able to determine that this violation was issued in error and has since been voided. phyllis is glad this ordeal is finally in her rearview mirror. >> i think you have done a wonderful job. call solve it 7 or send an
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>> it really is that easy. if ticket troubles or other issues have you traveling through a tunnel of despair. change lanes and give us a call. 617-367-7777 or send us an email to solve it 7 at whdh.com. in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: still ahead, a tough break for the bruins. chris kelly set for surgery for a bad injury. >> christa: local police having a tough time telling an officer's gun from a teen's bb gun. >> jadiann: a goat on the run. and happy to see the police. we're going to explain this
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>> jeremy: good morning, mostly sunny skies. not as warm at yesterday but still nice.
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temps this afternoon low 60s at the coast. mid 60s inland. traveling across the nation, a couple isolated showers across the southeast. hot in florida. 90 degrees. denver 65 but they'll have snow in the highest elevations in the rockies this afternoon. >> christa: we won't. thank you, j.r. bruins forward kiss -- chris kelly undergoing surgery today. he broke his left femur and is expected to be out six to eight months. he's in the final year of his contract. former bruin tyler seguin put on a show against his old team. the b's traded him to dallas in 2013. sagan never scored against boston but that changed. he recorded a hat trick, scoring a goal in each period. the b take on the capitols in washington tomorrow night. >> jadiann: hundreds of thousands of people turned out
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championship parade. the mayor estimated 800,000, the police estimated it higher than that. it's impressive considering the population is 470,000. >> look at all the blue. >> a sea of blue. look at this, a goat on the loose in granby turning himself in to police. it wasn't down monday night on west street. police officers were able to find the goat -- maybe the goat found them. the animal walked up to a cruiser and licked the driver's side window. no word yet on how exactly the goat got loose and also no word yet on what goat needed to tell the police. >> i'm sorry for the strong, obnoxious laugh but the puns are coming from all directions. kris anderson in the back, tony in audio.
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air. >> christa: j.r. was saying he's the greatest of all time goat. tom brady's nickname too. he's laughing at his own joke. >> jeremy: pretty bad, i know. >> christa: bad, no, that's a sheep, not a goat. parking is hard to come by in boston. when a spot opens up, people jump on it. wait until you hear how much this spot in beacon hill is going for. i mean you could get a nice home or you could get a spot. >> we're live in pembroke, parents upset at a school committee meeting after since 1961, pearle vision has been providing expert eye care.
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after threats were allegedly made against students. >> christa: one is a police weapon, the other a bb gun. local officers have a tough time telling a teen's toy from the real thing. >> a parachute holding a plane carrying an c.e.o. >> a shoplifter's get away hitting a wall. >> jadiann: good morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. here's jeremy reiner with your out-the-door forecast. good morning. >> jeremy: that was interesting video right there. crime does not pay. you're stupid. boston 51. plymouth 47. bedford at 38. high pressure is with us. mostly sunny skies today. another great day. not as warm as yesterday in boston. we made it to 73 in the city. this afternoon around 62. farther inland, mid 60s. 7:00 this evening, clear. mid 50s. here are the numbers later today. the normal high is 56.
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boston 62, marblehead 61. on cape ann, probably upper 50s. nashua 65. framingham 64. near record warmth on friday. more about that in 15 minutes. >> christa: we're going to talk about traffic with rich kirkland. >> rich: a found a backup. it's been easy until now but bumper-to-bumper heading for the expressway. on the expressway, traffic is slow. not stop and go, just slow. the south shore ride is pretty good. to the north, 93 is heavy. 495 all the way downtown. typical. route 1 is just filling in in saugus out of lynnfield and peabody. route 128 southbound out of beverly and danvers is slow from 95 down to 93. the t says no delays on the t. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. overnight, firefighters investigating what started an intense fire in a lowell home. the building was completely involved when firefighters arrived around midnight. the chief tells the "lowell sun" the house was empty and no one of the hurt.
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a mother and father recovering following a scary crash in manchester. doctors successfully delivered their newborn son by emergency c-section following that crash. brittney beaudoin and her husband were caught between two cars who had been racing when their car flipped over. a danvers teenager accused of raping and killing his high school math teacher heads back to court. the trial was on hold while the teen underwent a mental health evaluation. >> christa: on just one station this morning ... >> they're all sitting here thinking the same thing. one child is being protected. all of ours are being inconvenienced. >> parents in pembroke fired up, voicing concerns about a student accused of threatening to shoot up the school and they think he was let off easy. let's head out live to pembroke
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>> reporter: many of these parents upset saying the school and administration is protecting the students who made the threat threatened. many of them voicing concerns at last night's school committee meeting. >> my son was threatened. >> my son was. >> and you're going to sit there and tell me the police said there's no threat? are you kidding me? >> parents fed incompetent and angry after a student who allegedly made threats against classmates last week was allowed middle school. >> it's insane. we're all sitting here thinking the same thing, one child is being protected. all of ours are being inconvenienced. >> school administrators say after a mental health evaluation police determined there was no threat. >> you need to make sure i know my baby's safe and you guys have done nothing to communicate that with me. >> the 12-year-old boy told kids at a halloween party outside of school he wanted to kill students. parents say that student is now
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terrified and feel unsafe. >> my son texts me every day, dad, can i not go to school? no, you have to be tough. >> the school can't discuss the case because of privacy issues. >> the pembroke police department did tell us the school was safe. >> reporter: so the school superintendent said she would address school safety with all the students today but parents left still feeling frustrated, wanting the district to do more. nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: three young people in lowell gunning for trouble after shooting at a homeless person with a bb gun. you can see the bb gun which is on the right looks similar to the real thing on the left. police say the 14-year-old and two 12-year-olds hurled rocks at the homeless and even officers who arrested them. three people were hurt in the incident. they're expected to be okay. >> christa: a deadly ending to
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yesterday morning's police standoff in canton we were reporting about. the man who barricaded himself in a home died. he stabbed his brother and threatened officers. a s.w.a.t. team moved in and closed down the area. they got into the house but say the man had already injured himself by then. >> jadiann: part of the mystery of a random grave stone found outside a condo complex in wins has been solved. the name carlton knight jr. was etched on the headstone but misspelled. the headstone maker made a new one and that person is buried in duxbury. >> christa: a lowell family says they're living in fear after receiving threats about the kkk. a nationwide list was posted on line revealing those who are allegedly associated with the kkk. the family run kk insurance agency up in lowell was mistakenly on the list and they say they've been the target of
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nonstop harassing phone calls. >> if you are a member of kkk, no way. i said no, we're not. i don't even know what is it. >> i'm telling them i'm asian and i have a business. they realize from the accent i'm not a profile of the group. >> he's worried someone will vandalize the business because of this. >> finding a parking spot in beacon hill is tough but not if you have $650,000 to spare. that's how much a spot in the heated brimmer street garage was remotely listed for. after four days on the market it was taken down for some unknown reason. whoever buys it will be responsible for $500 a month in just taxes and fees. >> you have a place to live or a place to park for 650. what -- it's up to you. >> i left my checkbook right in there. let me go get it. that sounds pretty good to me. snowstorm's coming. quote it.
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>> i'm speechless. i don't have anything to say. it's outrageous. >> $650,000 is about twice the average price of a single-family home in massachusetts. and more expensive than the penthouse condo in boston's millennium tower. >> i love what that guy said, i'm going to grab my checkbook. >> jadiann: i'm shocked over the prices of rent, much less parking. >> christa: 6:38. midair emergency, the dramatic moments after a plane carrying a former c.e.o. comes down on the busy highway. >> jadiann: and nick lachey speaking out about the blockage of a marijuana bill that could have made him millions of dollars.
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>> jadiann: taking a look at what's trending today. shoplifter in south africa tries to make a quick exit but doesn't understand that, slamming into it cracking the glass then tries to go through the right way but escapes a different way and she's still on the run this morning. >> christa: really? details. details. three women are lucky to be alive after nearly getting hit
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by a car in russia. the video shows the women standing on the sidewalk when two cars hit each other in the intersection. one carloss control and nearly hits that group of women. all three stepped out of the way in the nick of time. >> a couple is on the hunt for a stranger who took this picture of their special engagement. a runner stopped during sunday's new york marathon to propose to his girlfriend a friend took photos but a stranger is the one who got a better shot. the newlyweds hope to track down the woman and get her to send them that picture. >> christa: i love that. >> jadiann: hopefully they can find that picture. with social media you can track people down. >> christa: like the picture of the picture there too. next, the day's top stories, including a wild crash with a pregnant woman inside that forced her to give birth early. a teen murder suspect out of today. a judge could rule on the mental
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>> a new hampshire family celebrating a new addition hours road. >> the teen accused of murdering
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his math teacher comes back to court after a stay in the hospital. >> south shore parents express anger about a student who made troubling threats and is allowed back in school. >> a shakeup on boston city council. newcomers replace the two longest serving members. >> jadiann: we've got all the day's top stories in "know and go." >> christa: starting off with traffic and weather as you head outside. what do you have for us today? >> jeremy: yesterday was so much fun, let's do it again. temps will be mild. i don't think we reach the 70s but 60s is above normal. near record warmth on friday in the 70s. colder sunday but that's just a one-day thing. we'll hold on to the mild pattern for another week or two. 30s and 40s now so like yesterday morning, it's chilly for a couple showers but sunshine goes to work, warms things up nicely. 61 to 66. there's a sea breeze developing this afternoon. we didn't have that yesterday in
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city this afternoon 62. duxbury 61. framingham at 64. you look at last november and the first four days, look how cold it was. only in the 40s and 50s. this year, what a great start. 60s and 70s. forecasting 62 this afternoon. the normal high about 56. tonight clear, cool. 45 to 50. more sunshine tomorrow morning. more clouds through the afternoon hours tomorrow. 60s. friday even warmer and also a little bit of humidity. temperatures on friday lower 70s boston. the record in the city is 73. worcester. you'll be close. saturday. dry, sunday the colder of the two days but the brighter of the two days, lots of sunshine. at gillette, taking on the redskins, the patriots, temperatures at kickoff near 50. patriots by three touchdowns on that one. >> christa: let's go to "fast track traffic" and what's your prediction about traffic? >> rich: it's been lighter than
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normal but you never know it by route 1. bumper-to-bumper southbound for no particular reason but ink it's the low sun in revere. peabody all the way to route 60 in revere, bumper-to-bumper traffic there. the turnpike downtown is facing the bright sun too as it takes the turn. other than that the turnpike is pretty good. the expressway moves along, no sun problems. there's a look at route 128 right now. live from sky 7 in burlington. so far the 128 ride, braintree north, beverly south okay. also okay, the t. no delays. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. breaking overnight an intense fire breaking out in a home in lowell. you can see the house completely engulfed in flames. this has happened just before midnight on middlesex and baldwin. the house was empty at the time and no one was hurt. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >> christa: also this morning, an emergency delivery for a pregnant woman involved in this intense rollover wreck. that video is breathtaking, in
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manchester, new hampshire. this new mom had to undergo an emergency c-section last night. >> jadiann: nick emmons is live for us in new hampshire with how this mom and that baby is doing today. >> reporter: that's right. thankfully it sounds like they're okay. all things considered. the couple in that car that flipped over lucky to be alive as they welcome a new baby boy into the world. and this wreck, as you saw, pretty extreme to see on camera. it was three cars driving down a two-lane street in manchester on tuesday. one of those cars went on the sidewalk, straight through a utility pole, sheering the pole in half then it flipped on to its roof. brittney beaudoin, 7 months pregnant, was trapped inside, her husband, dennis, was ejected. both were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >> there was a saab in the left lane, a minivan in the right lane and the car between them
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saab, clipped the car, flipped, went through a fence. >> oh, we're just thanking the stars that all three survived. all three survived. >> reporter: so as of right now, police say a 24-year-old man from manchester was involved in that other car that collided with the car that flipped over on the sidewalk. no charges have been filed as of now but police tell me the investigation is ongoing. live in manchester, new hampshire, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: right now we're tracking breaking news out of south sudan. that is where a russian made cargo plane crashed killing at least 25 people onboard. a spokeswoman says there are at least two survivors, including a crew member and a child. the plane crashed on the banks of the nile river shortly after taking off. one witness said the plane looked like it was going to hit a busy marketplace but the pilot diverted at the last second. it's unclear what caused it to
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come down. with you new clues in the crash of a russian passenger plane over egypt. a news agency reports no traces of explosive residue were found on the bodies of the victims. if that's true that supports the theory the plane crashed from a mechanical failure rather than a bomb. >> jadiann: now to voice your choice, a shakeup in boston's city council. kris anderson joins us with a look at the results. >> some changes now, jadiann. it's out with the old and in with the new. district 4, andrea joy campbell won handily. the 33-year-old defeated charles yancey with 61% of the vote to his 39% yancey was the longest serving member of the city council, 32 years. campbell celebrated in dorchester, changing yancey for his years of service.
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others to follow their dreams. another upset, there were only four seats available. anissa essaibi-george pushed out murphy. newsroom,. >> christa: the department of children and families joining the investigation into the death of an infant in sandwich. the one-month-old was found under responsive at a home yesterday morning. there were no obvious signs of trauma or injury. the office of the medical examiner will determine the infant's exact cause of death. also on just one station this morning, just one station is there an angry parents in pembroke crowd a school committee meeting. let's go to nicole oliverio for us. sounds like they're concerned about a student accused of threatening to shoot up the school here? >> reporter: these parents say the school and the district isn't doing enough to protect
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the children who were threatened. this threat happened in late -- or just last week. parents last night at the school committee meeting let members know how they felt. >> my son was threatened. you're going to sit there and tell me that there's no threat? are you kidding me? it's insane. we're all sitting here thinking the same thing. one child is being protected. all of ours are inconvenienced. it's maddening. >> the anger boiling over after a student to allegedly made threats against a number of school. after a mental health evaluation threat. police say the 12-year-old boy told kids at a halloween party he wanted to kill students. the child has been allowed back and the kids are terrified and feel unsafe but the school says threat not much they can do or talk about because of the privacy issues.
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would address school safety with students. parents left the meeting still feeling frustrated. >> jadiann: happening today, the teen charged with killing his teacher in danvers high school will make his first appearance in a courtroom since his trial was put on hold. victoria warren is live outside the courthouse with what is expected today. >> reporter: good morning, jadiann. the big question today is whether or not 16-year-old philip chism is mentally competent to continue his murder trial. last month the trial against the teen was abruptly halted when a judge ordered chism committed for a mental health evaluation. it was right in the middle of juror selection and chism's defense attorney said he was making alarming remarks and he was seen on the cell floor banging his head into the floor. prosecutors say chism is trying to manipulate the court. chism is on trial for the rape and murder of colleen ritzer,
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his math teacher in 2013. her body was found in the woods behind the school. it's unknown if the judge will issue a ruling or have another hearing. all the people called for jury duty have been on hold for about two weeks. live this morning in salem, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: now the race for the white house. a new poll shows the race for the republican nomination in new hampshire's tightening and one candidate is making a big movie. donald trump holds the lead in the survey but it's two points over ben carson. meantime, marco rubio has jumped from 2% support in september to 11% now. john kasich and chris cristie round out the top five. >> jadiann: former boy band member nick lachey doesn't agree with ohio voters to rejected the legalization of marijuana. he tweeted support of the process and says change takes time. the cincinnati native stood to make possibly millions of dollars because he co-owns one
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of the state regulated pot farms. >> christa: the former c.e.o. of wal-mart and two others are expected to be okay after their plane made a crash landing. the plane's parachute floated with the aircraft over fayetteville and landed on the highway. bill simon and two passengers suffered minor injuries. the plane had a lot of oil pressure. >> jadiann: a wal-mart executive. former one at least. glad they're okay. i can't believe in a plane put a chair chute out and saved themself. >> christa: i'm thankful everyone is already and thankful for the weather. >> jeremy: lots of sunshine. jackets, coats and hoodies this morning. at noon, suddenly it's warm. 61 to 66. with a sea breeze. tomorrow near 70. friday, low 70s. we'll tie the record high in 73. >> christa: all right. let's get to the "today" show in a couple of minutes. thanks for watching. i'm christa delcamp. thompson.
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