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off new york city. the latest on the victim and the search for clues. >> christa: a new theory emerging in the crash of that russian plane. the new intelligence pointing to a bomb planted by isis. >> hey, hey, ho, ho, donald trump has got to go. >> jadiann: protesters are calling for donald trump to be dumped from "saturday night live." good morning, everyone. it's bright and early, 5:00 on the dot on this thursday. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. it's not friday yet, come on. can you speed up the week for us? >> jadiann: i think it's not too soon to start thinking weekend. >> christa: i love it. we start that talk on monday morning but we got a really nice day to deal with. >> jeremy: 55 in boston at this time. plymouth 57, new bedford 57. nashua 38.
you have clear skies in nashua. notice 10-mile visibility. boston south reduced visibility. watch out for patchy fog. dense fog advisories there. route 44 it's about the cloud. patchy fog this morning then partial sunshine this afternoon and a nice warm day. breezy, temps this afternoon in the upper 60s. >> jadiann: now it's time for "fast track traffic." let's say good morning to rich kirkland. >> rich: thank you. traffic is easy just as you would expect. no delays, no work crews in the way late and things are moving fine downtown. there's a look at the expressway. that's fine all the way downtown. turnpike, route 128, 495, you get the idea it's good and the t is on time. good start. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. let's get to that breaking news out of worcester today where crews are working to put out a car fire and they reportedly found a body inside the vehicle. >> jadiann: investigators on the scene overnight trying to piece together what happened.
victoria warren joins us on the phone live from worcester with the very latest. >> reporter: good morning, jadiann. police confirming for us there's a fatality out here in worcestur and what we've been able to piece together is just before midnight last night worcester officials responded to a call for a car fire on swan avenue, off a dirt road in this section of worcester. and that's when, as they were fighting the fire, they car. worcester police got called to the scene. they put the fire out but clearly there's a police investigation as well as a fire investigation that's taken over. what they have done is blocked off an entire section of road up here, keeping us pretty far back but down further on the road where the road turns into a dirt road, that's where this car was located. it's in the woods behind washington heights. so they'll be out here all morning long working to try and figure out what exactly
happened, what led to the fire, where this body came from. so very active scene, very active investigation at this point. we're hoping to get an update from police this morning but what we have learned so far is just before midnight, a car fire and then they discovered a body inside of the car. we're live in worcester, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. developing this morning, the faa expected on the scene of a deadly plane crash near queens, new york and nypd says they've recovered one body. debris from the care aircraft was registered in new hampshire. john cuoco is at the airport in portsmouth. week. >> reporter: sources say the plane was registered in new hampshire and took off in portsmouth tuesday morning, landing in philadelphia the same day. the plane took off again from philadelphia last night.
for more parts of the plane in the harbor near queens. investigators recovered debris last night, including what appeared to be the fuselage and wing after receiving 911 calls about a small plane going down by breezy point. one body has been recovered. according to the new york daily news, investigators will be coming to portsmouth today to try and identify the victim. >> we just uncovered part of the wing and we're searching for more parts. >> reporter: the search was called off after midnight. it's unclear at this point when it will resume. we're live in portsmouth, new new new hampshire, john cuoco, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: an elderly woman
dead and another injured after hit by an suv in boston's south end. the driver is telling police solar glare made it impossible to see the women. the two were friends, in a crosswalk at tremont and west boylston streets. the grandmother of six lived a few blocks from the scene. people who live and work in the area say it's a dangerous spot. >> that's what the lady kept saying, i couldn't see anything. the sun was in my face. you just can't see, especially -- at this crosswalk here, a lot of cars always -- people trying to cross and -- it's always like that. like people trying to cross and cars going by. >> jadiann: the driver of the suv was also taken to the hospital to be checked out. so far no charges have been filed. happening later today, jury selection is set to resume in philip chism's murder trial. the selection process stopped three weeks ago so chism could
undergo a mental evaluation. the judge declared him competent to stand trial. jurors who have already been seated are expected to be questioned about whether they kept their pledge about avoiding coverage. philip chism was accused of killing colleen ritzer. >> christa: metro jet airlines is grounding all airbus 23 jets. the same one that crashed over egypt. meantime u.s. and british officials have reason to believe a bomb may have brought down the plane. let's go to nick emmons. intelligence. >> reporter: that's right. this bomb theory is not confirmed. officials say it's based on intercepted communications that can sometimes be misleading. this morning officials are investigating whether isis got to ground crew or baggage handlers at the airport.
>> after five days of trying to figure out what caused the plane to come apart, u.s. intelligence and british leaders say it was likely a bomb placed by isis. >> we concluded there's a significant possibility that crash was caused by an explosive device onboard the aircraft. >> if there was a bomb there will be explosive residue, fragments of a timer. a u.s. satellite detected a heat flash at the same time of the disaster that only could have come from pa bomb on the plane or a fuel tank exploding. >> we have a strong desire to get to the bottom of what exactly happened there. >> getting an explosive device on to an aircraft in this region is a game-changer for security. >> the faa is advising u.s. airlines to avoid flying into or over the sinai peninsula in egypt.
known for brutality but if they blew a plane out of the sky they have a deadlier reach. right now that's a strong suspicion, not a proven fact. >> i'm not going to talk about intelligence matters. there's been press reporting of isis claims. we've seen that. >> reporter: investigators are recorders. the head of the airport where the plane took off from has been fired. that's the latest live in the control room, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the investigation into an illinois police officer who staged his suicide to look like murder is shifting to two members of his family. the lieutenant's widow and one of their sons are accused of misspending public funds. investigators say before killing himself, the officer was stealing money from a police program for young people, spending it on vacations and adult websites. investigators are coming under fire for their handling of the case.
the chance. >> please do it and please do it honestly. >> we completely believe, and our intention was never to mislead the public. we believe from day one that was a homicide. >> jadiann: that officer's family has been asked to give back thousands of dollars given to them by charity. >> christa: now the race for the republican presidential candidates marco rubio and carly fiorina along with bernie sanders will file for new hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary today. they'll submit paperwork in person. new hampshire's primary is tentatively set for february 9th. meantime, florida senator marco rubio says he will release spending records in the next few weeks after coming under fire from donald trump over his use of a credit card he shared with the republican party of florida. rubio, a former speaker of the florida house, apparently charged personal items to the card but he always paid them
on tuesday trump accused rubio of being a disaster with his credit cards. >> hey hey, house in ho, ho, donald trump has got to go. >> demonstrators gathered for a dump trump rally. trump is set to host "saturday night live" and they want the network to cancel his appearance because of his remarks about racism and democrat immigration. organizers delivered a petition with more than 500,000 signatures to the executives at nbc. >> jadiann: much more ahead, a gruesome discovery in bridgewater. a woman's body found burned near the railroad tracks. the clues investigators have this morning. >> christa: nasa set to make a major announcement about mars and what it could reveal about the planet's atmosphere. >> jadiann: we'll give you the update on this week's fantasy fixer.
your favorites. your way. keurig hot. >> jadiann: good morning, everyone, just about 5:15 as we wake up. we love to wake up with our viewers. >> christa: we do. it's like we always do throwback thursday. i feel like warthog it back with the temperatures, j.r. >> jeremy: right. exactly. warm again today with temperatures upper 60s, close to 70. record warmth tomorrow, low 70s. more clouds the next couple days. you'll have them out the front
door, even a little bit of fog but decent. it looks to turn colder by sunday. right now, the normal high in boston is 56. here we are 55 at this time. plymouth 57, worcester hills fourths and 50s. there's colder air route 2 corridor north, southern new hampshire because the air is dry. where you have warm temps, you have clouds and fog, reduced visibility. especially along the south coast. a dense fog advisory along the south coast, buzzards bay and narragansett bay. north of 44 you won't have fog. maybe patchy fog route 3 into the city and 24 and 28 and 95 but that's it. dew point temperatures have now risen to the 40s and 50s. if you're a jedi you may sense that humidity in the air. if you're not a jedi and you have hair, you may notice a little bit of frizz in the hair.
november, in the wavy category. high pressure over here setting up shop east of new england, setting up a southerly flow with no real significant storminess with that southerly flow but increased moisture and humidity. a little bit of frizz and maybe a couple of sprinkles overnight. in terms of traveling across the nation, no significant weather. chicago 72, minneapolis, 62. it's warm today, warm again tomorrow with clouds and sun kind of duking it out for your attention. the weekend, saturday a lot of clouds. here comes a cold front so it's not as warm but still mild. there's the chilly air creeping on us. that shows up toward sunday. the normal high in the middle 50s. we are way above normal today and tomorrow and even saturday behind the cold front. it takes time to get the colder air in here but it will arrive on sunday morning and through the day. today early clouds and fog.
warm, 65 to 70. the city 69, billerica 70, taunton 7 the cape and the islands, middle 60s. tonight, partly cloudy, patchy fog, mild. lows in the upper 50s. tomorrow, more clouds than sun. warm despite the clouds. the record in boston tomorrow is 73. we're going to tie it. also in worcester, 70 degrees. the 7on7 forecast, sunday will be the colder of the two days with temperatures on sunday only near 50. >> jadiann: thank you. the mbta is trying to get things back on track. we're not talking winter weather but when it comes. >> christa: we still remember last winter and they want to be prepared so they're promising new equipment and better communication. the mbta unveiled the new snow fighters that come with wider plows and snow throwers to clear the tracks. they're investing more than $83 million in new equipment.
>> we'll have more people pushing out all right. last year we had more people doing dispatching than people putting out the alerts and they got way behind. >> t officials say to pay for the new equipment, they'll talk about a possible hike in fares. >> massport is ready for the snow, handling a snow readiness drill, testing all their snow removal equipment. the vehicles drove around the runway to make sure they're ready. >> jadiann: nasa plans on making an announcement about mars this afternoon. the space agency will deliver new findings on the red planet's atmosphere. some speculate it could give clues on how the climate was formed. in september nasa announced they discovered water flowing on the surface of the planet. >> christa: we're always learning something new, almost every week. >> jadiann: i love it.
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pats fans, welcome to fantasy fixer. i'm with trey looking at the pats as one of four teams undefeated, taking on washington. who is poised to have a good game. >> the patriots offense a bad matchup for anybody. dion lewis, but watch the defense, 26 against the run so@ he could pick up big yards. start him. >> washington one game out of first place but the offense is inconsistent. >> they're 3-4 but one game out of first. kurt cousins the quarterback. garcon, very very inconsistent. i think they'll be better this week. if you have pierre garcon, sit him.
>> there's no bigger surprise that be the oakland raiders. the quarterback, a lot of people aren't aware, is one of the best in all of fantasy football and got some guys to throw to. 15 touchdowns and three interceptions. start him. >> set your lineup. >> christa: for the second time this season tom brady has been named the afc player of the week. he was honored for his performance in thursday's win throwing four touchdown passes. he's quick to give teammates the credit, especially andrew -- >> he's done exceptionally well. it's impressive to be a rookie. when i was a rookie, i was the fourth quarterback on the
>> i was lucky to live this dream and have a chance to call football a job. i just go out and work and play and it will fall into place. >> andrews has been filling in for brian stork on injured reserve. he may return as early as this week. the celtics did not beat the pacers but jae crowder provided the highlight. a full court inbounds pass to jared sullinger but the 94' long pass went into the net. he was out of bounds when he threw it and it didn't count but it was spectacular. the c's lost 100-98. >> jadiann: work under way to get fenway park ready for games. the crews worked to convert the baseball field into a gridiron. fenway will host the bc, notre dame game november 21.
they'll host a pair of high school football games the night before thanksgiving and two more g@mes thanksgiving day. looks cool when they change it up. >> christa: for concerts or what have you. hockey as well. >> jadiann: oh, wow. >> christa: coming up next at 5:30. a massachusetts teacher lending a helping hand. his act of kindness going viral this morning. >> jadiann: a local eyeglass store targeted by crooks in the middle of the day. what happened when employees tried to step in.
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>> christa: good morning, everybody. not quite friday but we live in hope. it's thursday. we want to embrace this day. >> jadiann: absolutely. absolutely. start making plans for the weekend and although this morning commute looks a little bit foggy or what's out there. >> jeremy: a little bit of fog in the neighborhoods. it's not widespread but that might slow you down, especially south coast, the south shore, near the canal. up into boston it's less of an issue. nashua is so much colder. 38. the city of boston 55. plymouth and new bedford upper 50s. this map showing where we have reduced visibility, providence and plymouth and jaffrey. so some patchy dense fog south coast, as well as the morning commute. otherwise a mix of clouds and sunshine and a warm day. way above normal. normal's 55.
this afternoon upper 60s. >> christa: let's see how the fog sim -- is impacting the commute. >> rich: a little bit of fog. not a factor at all. 495. downtown, heading for the airport is easy. route 1 busy but moves out of peabody south to saugus. braintree, 128 southbound, the turnpike, the big highways, they're all right. >> jadiann: thank you, rich. 55 degrees. we're following breaking news. a body was reportedly found in a car that was on fire in worcester overnight. just before midnight fighters responded to a car fire on swan avenue. according to the telegram that's when we discovered a body inside. police are trying to piece together what happened. more on our top stories, later today the faa is expected on the deadly scene of a plane
sources say the plane was registered in new hampshire. investigators recovered one body and debris from the aircraft. the search for possible victims was called off last night due to weather. a grandmother of six is dead and another elderly woman seriously injured after they were hit by an suv in boston's south end. the two were friends, they were in a crosswalk near tremont and west brookline streets. the driver says the sun was in her face. she was taken to the hospital to be checked out and no charges have been filed. >> christa: bridgewater police are investigating after making a disturbing discovery. a woman's body tied up and burning. right now they're expected back at the scene today. they're searching for clues. also, police are asking for your help to solve this murder mystery. let's go to nicole oliverio with the story. >> reporter: police don't know
bridgewater or who she is but they're trying to find out how she ended up here. a woman's body bound and burned. police found the woman after someone called 911 about a suspicious car. >> we don't have evidence that the crime happened there other than the fact the burning happened there. as it pertains to when the individual was killed, we don't have the information. >> the woman's body was found 50 yards from the oak street crossing along the commuter line tracks. neighbors tell us around midnight they smelled something bad and heard a commotion in the woods. including this woman's daughter. >> she heard someone racing down the road. they were racing and seemed to be panicked. and huffing and puffing, out of breath, going real fast up the street. >> the district attorney's office don't know who she is. investigators spent the day searching the crime scene and nearby neighborhood hoping they'll figure it out. >> this is a very concerning
i will say that all of our investigative resources are being devoted to determining who the perpetrators of this crime are. >> police are asking anyone with information, anyone who may have heard something or anyone with home surveillance to call them if they can help. nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: plans for the proposed casino in brockton will be revealed later today. mass gaming and entertainment is set to unveil details for the resort to gambling regulators. a planned casino in brockton could generate more than $2 billion in revenue in the first five years. the proposed casino would cost more than $670 million and may have to compete with a casino in taunton. a new report shows millions in taxpayer dollars have been used to honor military members at sporting events. senator john mccain and senator jeff flake announced the
department of defense used $6.8 million to spend on sports marketing contracts since 2012. they learned the weekly hometown hero tributes hosted by the patriots and jets were paid for by taxpayer money. the senators say these actions were inappropriate and frivolous. the documents show the patriots received the second highest amount among all the pro sports franchises, $700,000 trailing only the atlanta falcons. the bruins received $280,000. the celtics and red sox received 195,000 and 100,000. the pats and bruins told the globe their salutes began before the sponsorship was involved. the sox say their tributes are not part of the program. >> christa: burlington police are searching for two men who robbed an eyeglass store on monday. officers say the men stole several pairs of eyeglasses. surveillance footage shows the store owner and manager trying
the man punched the manager in the face. the store's owner says she can't believe this happened. >> we don't feel safe because this is supposed to -- this is a very safe area. i don't understand somebody in the daylight doing that. >> the manager can barely open her mouth and is recovering from a jaw injury at home. a close call for a driver in springfield when a wooden post goes right through her windshield. state police post this had picture on facebook. a 67-year-old woman from holyoke was driving on i-91 in springfield when the post came flying into her car. it fell off another vehicle then hit by a tractor-trailer which sent it flying through the air. that woman was not hurt and it went right through the driver's side window. >> christa: squarely.
this is the kind of thing, where you see some of these loads and you don't look secure, you kind of -- >> jadiann: cringe and get over. >> christa: i'm glad she's ock. >> jadiann: it's a miracle. >> christa: 5:36. just ahead, a massachusetts teacher's act of kindness goes viral. how bay state students are saying thanks to the man who is helping transform lives. >> jadiann: toys put to the test by kids themself. the list of presents they would like to see under the tree. >> jeremy: for the day, clouds and sun. a lot of clouds early with patchy fog but it's mild morning. metro boston, mid 50s.
i' m a fellow citizen. who gets up every day and tries her best. just like you. sincerely, elizabeth trackler samantha parke robert kennedy deanna morrison jared duemling alex payne >> jeremy: good morning. a lot of clouds. boston south, patchy dense fog. north of town, mainly clear skies. there's some fog in jaffrey. nashua 38, the city 55. this afternoon, boston 69. lakeville 68. north of town, temperatures upper 60s to around 70. dracut and worcester hills, partly sunny skies. temps this afternoon heading for
the mid and upper 60s. >> christa: let's look at what's trending. former students are thanking a teacher from springfield after this photo of him went viral. tommy guy held a student's baby so she could folks in class. he works in a program to focus on students at risk of not graduating and brings them back to class to get their diploma. >> jadiann: voice coaches blake shelton and gwen stefani are dating. shelton split were miranda lambert. weeks later gwen announced she was getting divorced after 13 years of marriage. >> a not so smooth criminal. surveillance cameras capture the great escape. >> a community come together after vandals target a
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temperatures upper 60s, low 70s tomorrow. record warmth on the way tomorrow. more clouds around compared to previous days but still a mix of clouds and sunshine. and eventually it turns colder sunday but that's temporary, not the start of a new pattern. 55 in the city at this time. hyannis 56. for some of you fog might slow you down. plymouth 3-mile visibility. along 3 and 3a as well as 24, there might be a slow go. there's a dense fog advisory south coast not in effect for metro boston but patchy fog around the metro. dew point temperatures noting on the rise as well. so we'll have the dew points sticking with us a few days. it's still relatively comfortable. you may sense the dew point climb through the day but tomorrow is when it will peak out around 60. almost unheard of for early november. drier air returns by saturday and colder air for sunday. high pressure east of new flow.
that's why the increase in humidity and patchy fog. also why it will be warm yet again. temps this afternoon in the upper 60s. low 70s tomorrow. here comes a cool front into new england tomorrow night. there could be a couple of sprinkles tomorrow night after dark but nothing significant. saturday lingering clouds behind that front but mild. the chilly air is way up in the adirondacks. sometimes cold air is tucked up against the front and other times it needs a day or two to catch up. saturday still not too bad. low 60s. sunday, mostly sunny skies. chilly. upper 40s to around 50. >> jadiann: thank you so much. let's get over to rich kirkland and talk about that "fast track traffic." >> rich: good morning. nothing unusual about the ride. we're live on the expressway. that's not too bad. a look at the turnpike. white lights coming at you and that's soldiers field road to the right. pretty good. a look at downtown.
had a chance to check route 128 out of peabody in danvers. good. no delays out of braintree. no big time delays south of town. we're watching route 3 closely. the t says it's on time but a slight delay on the green line eastbound side. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: breaking news out of worcester today. crews working to put out a car fire discover a body in the vehicle. >> jadiann: investigators trying to piece together what happened. victoria warren is live for us in worcester right now with the very latest. good morning, vicky. >> reporter: good morning, jadiann. you can see the worcester police still on the scene. this is swan avenue and if you continue down the road that's blocked off it comes to a dead end and wooded area. that's where this discovery was made last night just before midnight. there was a call for the worcester fire department to respond for a car fire and officials telling us that in the process of responding to the call, they discovered there was
a body inside the car so worcester police got called out as well. the fire has been put out but we have a very active police investigation. they're going to talk with folks in the area to see if they heard or saw anything unusual. but this is a dead-end street. at the end of the street it's somewhat wooded and there are not too many people around once you get further into the area so they'll be here for some time and hopefully update us with more details. again, this was something that was breaking news overnight just before midnight, this report of a car fire then a discovery of a body inside of that car. live in worcester, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: police in wareham searching for a robber on the run. surveillance images captures the man walking into a store with a knife. police say he demanded money from the clerk and then the clerk suffered a small cut when he tried to grab the knife. the robber got away with cash.
together in a special way after a mosque was vandalized. yesterday people covered the walls with messages of peace. two teens wrote the word u.s.a. all over the burlington islamic center. local leaders believe writing over the graffiti will teach everybody to respect one another. >> we're going to begin working to heal -- healing the wounds created, moving forward to make burlington a better place for everyone of every different faith, every different background and every difference to come together. >> the walls meantime will be repainted at a later date. >> jadiann: a man from south boston charged in connection with a brutal murder in marshfield is held without bail. 39-year-old marco brian was arraigned wednesday. prosecutors seau brian admitted he was involved. police linked him through cell phone records. a 45-year-old man was found dead in his home in marshfield in september.
proscutors say he suffered massive blood loss after crashing through a glass window trying to get away from the alleged burglars. state police added a man from methuen wanted for murder to their most wanted list. 34-year-old yosal, alacon shot and killed a man in may. he has up to six aliases and is tough to track down. he's considered armed around dangerous. >> christa: new details about curt schilling's video game. he's been asked to testify about his deal before a house committee in rhode island. a representative says if he doesn't agree she'll request a subpoena. he moved the company after receiving a $75 million loan guarantee from the state in 2010. 38 studios filed for bankruptcy two years after that. >> jadiann: a man it charged in connection with a brutal attack
police arrested 28-year-old james tran and charged him with attempted murder. he stabbed spencer stone during a fight in sacramento. the fight broke out after a member of the man's group used a cell phone to take video of women in stone's group. stone is the u.s. airman haled as a hero for stopping a terrorist attack on a paris bound train in august. the kentucky county clerk to went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is filing a repeal. she's going to court to ask them to reverse rulings. among those, an injunction forcing davis to issue same-sex licenses and an order holder her in contempt of courted. she let her deputies issue licenses as long as had he name is not on them. there are 39 confirmed cases
of e. coli in an outbreak linked to chipotlely in washington state and oregon. wednesday health officials confirmed for more people became six. eight restaurants are connected to the outbreak which appears to be connected to the produce. >> christa: checking news across the country, a st. bernard puppy is recovering after a 14-inch long stick was removed from her throat. willow swallowed the stick and it caused her to feel pain whenever she ate anything. that recently put -- vets put willow under and removed it. >> it wasn't a broomstick. it had little branches. every time you tried to back it out it would catch on the mucus of the esophagus. >> i've never seen anything like this. >> willow is feeling better but vets say she has weeks, maybe months on healing in her future.
>> jadiann: a man in florida faces burglary charges after a crashing entrance in a restaurant. the man fell through the ceiling tuesday. officers say the 30-year-old tried to cut a hole in the bathroom ceiling and was crawling to get to the office where the restaurant safe was. instead he ended up over the dining room. minutes before the man fell, customers and employees heard noises coming from above their heads. >> as the manager was on the phone with 911 dispatch, the guy falls through the ceiling on a patron. unbelievable. >> the suspect tried running away but customers stopped him and held him until police arrived. >> christa: now to 7 health cast, a new report says too many babies are born too soon. this report from the march of dimes found there have been improvements in the nation's preterm birth rate but a lot of work needs to be done. the national average of babies preterm is 9.5%.
every state had a lower rate. omega 3 fatty acids improve mental health but there's warnings there's not enough evidence to recommend that supplements be taken daily for treating depression. the effect was very low and unlikely to make a major difference in most people. >> jadiann: on 7news, pudding maker cozy shack recalling some pudding due to mislabel. the recall involves the indulgent recipe in a salted carmel cardboard sleeve. it really contains vanilla bean pudding with eggs. it was distributed to stores in 18 states, including here in massachusetts. >> christa: the top ten preschooler approved toys now has been named for 2015. i mean if you're going to have somebody test a toy, it better >> jadiann: actual kids. who better to ask. the results are in in time for the holidays. the toys are tested by the tots
good idea of what you should put under the tree or buy for them. popular choices, the space blankie, the rolly go magnetic marble and doctor on call. >> christa: i would like the space blankie. that sounds good. speaking of space, a department store in paris getting into the holiday spirit with a "star wars" themed show. the store unveiled "star wars" themed christmas windows with a celebration featuring the cast of characters. the stormtroopers. "the force awakens" opens in theaters december 18. >> jadiann: the producer are on to j.r. they sat him up there. >> jeremy: three years ago they would run "star wars" stories once in a blue moon. now with the movie coming out, it's every other day. love it. 50s in the city. plymouth 57. nashua 38.
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why the person at the wheel didn't see a thing. >> did isis blow up the russian plane? why some intelligence points to a bomb. >> trump has got to go. >> donald trump under fire as angry demonstrators protest his "saturday night live" performance. >> christa: good morning, everybody, 6:00 a.m. on this thursday morning. great to have you along, i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. we love waking up with our viewers and we were talking earlier, it's not the too soon to think about the weekend. >> christa: not at all. we want to think about fog, which you'll encounter on the roads but generally a nice day. >> jeremy: look at these numbers. boston 55, our normal high for the day, folks so here we are at 6:00 and we've achieved that. plymouth 57, nashua 38. there is some patchy fog around as well. i think that might be an issue for some of you. we have a dense fog advisory
the city but there are pockets of fog around town with clouds as well. through the day, partly sunny skies. breezy. a warm day. temps this afternoon heading into the upper 60s. 7:00 this evening, a mild, dry evening commute. low 60s. that 68, that's pretty good but we can do better and we will tomorrow. forecast in 15 minutes. >> christa: heading out the door, rich kirkland will tell you what you need to know. >> rich: we're live on the expressway. getting here is a problem. word of a crash on route 128 southbound at the braintree split. left-hand lane, just happened so traffic is stacking up in randolph trying to get to the expressway. a little bit of fog on the highways but no delay in traffic. pretty good ride on the turnpike all the way downtown. a look at route 1, now word of a crash in wilmington on 39 southbound. the t says on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: all right. we're following breaking news out of worcester a gruesome
discovery in a burned car. >> christa: firefighters found a body in this charred wreckage. there's go to victoria warren in worcester right now to let us know more. >> reporter: good morning. police are still on the scene here and where we're talking about is behind me. you can see where that police car is. this is swan avenue in worcester. if you continue up this street, it turns into almost like a dirt road and it's pretty -- nor more desolate and that's where this car was found just before midnight. worcester fire officials got the call for a car fire so they came to put out the fire and then called for worcester police to come to the scene as well. we've been told there is a death investigation going on and there are reports a body was found inside of that burning car. so police have been out here all night. the fire clearly out at this point but a lot of questions remain about the circumstances leading up to all of this.
even though there are plenty of homes down here where the police have the street blocked off and where i'm standing, when you get up there, there are far fewer people so it's a little bit more work for police to try and see if anybody heard anything out of the ordinary or saw anything out of the ordinary. so we're hoping to get an update from worcester police at some point on this death investigation that resulted after firefighters got called to a car fire. victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: also breaking news out maine. police say a gunman has shot and killed three people in a home in oakland in the central part of the state. they say the 43-year-old shooter then turned the gun on himself. the victims are two women and a man between ages 28 and 30. police say they also found a four-year-old girl inside the home. that girl is unharmed. investigators are trying to find a motive.
>> christa: police in new york pulling plane parts out of the waters off queens after the small plane registered out of new hampshire crashed there. they have recovered the body of one man. >> jadiann: the search is expected to resume at daylight. john cuoco is live in portsmouth, new hampshire where the flight originated from. >> reporter: 7news sources say the plane was registered out of rye but it took off from here in portsmouth tuesday morning. it landed safely in philadelphia that same day. flight records show the plane took off again from pladelphia last night but crashed in the waters off queens. a body has been recovered but the search for other victims was called off last night because of weather. they're expected back later today. crews in new york are searching for more parts of the plane in the harbor near queens. investigators recovered debris last night including what appears to be a fuselage in a wing after receiving 911 calls of a small plane going down by breezy point.
>> we just recovered parts of the wing and we're searching for more parts of the airline. >> reporter: crews on the scene believe the plane is a four to six seater but it's onboard. the faa is investigating. nor investigators should be here in portsmouth today to try to identify this victim. we're live in portsmouth, john cuoco, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: an elderly woman is dead, another seriously injured after hit by an suv in boston's south end. this morning the driver tells police solar glare made it impossible to see the women. the two were friends, they were in a crosswalk at the tremont and west boylston streets when
the victims' family says the grandmother of six lived and worked in the area. >> that's what the lady said, i couldn't see anything. the sun was in my face. you can't see. especially -- at this crosswalk, a lot of cars always -- you know, people trying to cross and -- it's always like that. like -- people trying to cross and cars going by and -- >> jadiann: the driver of the suv was also taken to the hospital to be checked out. so far no charges have been >> christa: the murder trial of a local teen will go on as planned. jury selection resumes today after a judge declared 16-year-old philip chism is competent to stand trial. he's accused of raping and killing his math teacher, colleen ritzer, at danvers high school. jury selection stopped two weeks ago so chism could underdo a mental health evaluation. opening statements could begin next week. airlines making changes
there was a bomb onboard that russian plane that exploded over egypt over the weekend and it may have been planted by isis. let's go to nick emmons with more on what appears to be a possible air attack. >> reporter: that's right. new from overnight, metro jet airlines is grounding its fleet of airbus a321 jets, the model involved in the crash. officials are investigating whether isis got to ground crew or baggage handlers at the airport. after five days of trying to figure out what caused a russian liner to come apart, it was likely a bomb placed by isis. >> we concluded there's a significant possibility that crash was caused by an explosive device onboard the aircraft. >> if it was a bomb there will be evidence. explosive residue, fragments of
one hard piece of evidence, a u.s. satellite detected a heat flash at the same time of the disaster that only could have come from a bomb on the plane or fuel tank exploding. >> we have a strong desire to get to the bottom of what happened there. >> getting an explosive device on to an aircraft in this region is a game-changer for security. >> the faa is advising u.s. airlines to avoid flying into or over the sinai peninsula. isis claiming responsibility is known for brutality but if they blew a plane out of the sky it has a deadlier reach than before and right now that's a strong suspicion, not a fact. >> i'm not going to talk about intelligence matters and there's press reporting of some sort of isis claim to this as well. we've seen that. >> so again, this bomb theory is not confirmed. officials say it is based on
intercepted communications. that can sometimes be misleading. live in the newsroom, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the investigation into an illinois police officer who staged his suicide to look like murder is shifting to two members of his family. the lieutenant's widow and one of their sons are accused of misspending public funds. investigators say before killing himself, the officer was stealing money from a police program for young people spending it on vacations and adult websites. investigators coming under fire for their handling of the case. >> i'll answer the question if you give me a chance. >> then please do it and do it honestly because we've been misled this whole time. >> we -- our intention was never to mislead the public. we believed from day one it was a homicide. >> the officer's family has been asked to give back thousands of dollars given to them by charity. >> the latest in the race for the white house. protesters gathering outside of
city for a dump trump rally ahead of donald trump's appearance as host of "saturday night live" this week. >> hey hey, ho, ho, donald trump has got to go. >> they want them to cancel his appearance because of racism. they delivered a petition with more than 500 signatures to the executives. in a promo the republican frontrunner took a swipe at his closest rifles. >> donald trump is hosting "saturday night live" is cia and mr. trump can only speak for four seconds in the promo. >> let me just say this, ben carson is a complete and total loser. >> carson didn't think trump's comments were funny, in fact he called them grade school tactics. nbc says the promo was mainly down. >> jadiann: a disturbing
police are saying about a woman's body found burned near the railroad tracks. >> christa: the mbta unveiling a plan to battle winter's wrath. we'll show you the new tools. >> jadiann: young girls seen swinging at police officers. >> jeremy: through the day a mix of clouds and sunshine and another warm day. temperatures this morning already in the 50s metro boston.
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record warmth tomorrow. low 70s. a few more clouds today and tomorrow. there might be a couple of sprinkles tonight along the south coast but we're dry metro boston. one or two sprinkles tomorrow morning. colder on sunday. 55 in the city at this time. norwood 56. nashua colder at this time with 38. jaffrey 47. there are a couple of communities where the fog is reducing visibility. zero in bedford and jaffrey. metro boston, 5 to 8 miles visibility. not too bad. there's a dense fog advisory through the south coast until 8:00 this morning. then we'll have a mix of clouds and sunshine. also the humidity has been building overnight. the dew points have risen into the low 50s. november frizz factor, not doing too bad. dew points in the middle 50s. the wavy category. high pressure south of new england setting up a southerly flow adding moisture to the air. frizz in the hair but allowing
temps to warm into the 70s. most of the nation does not have cold air. even minneapolis, 62 is warm. denver 45. seattle 52. chicago 72. so the mapped to features warm conditions. much the same tomorrow. there will be a fair amount of clouds today and tomorrow. here comes a cold front tomorrow night and sometimes behind these fronts you have to go several miles to find the chilly air. that happened saturday. that's not too bad. the chilly air takes over on sunday. normal high this time of year 55 three days. air arriving. for just a day then it warms up next week. today clouds and fog early. otherwise partly sunny, warm, breezy. tonight partly cloudy, fog. mild, lows lower than our normal highs. tonight, a fair amount of clouds. the record in the city is 73, worcester 70.
we'll get there. we'll tied record in both of those cities. sunday mostly sunny skies. near 50. monday and tuesday next week, more sunshine. warming up again, near 60. >> jadiann: let's head out to the roads and check on "fast track traffic" with rich kirkland. >> rich: north of the city of boston, a couple of accidents. route 3 southbound after 495, right after 495 in chelmsford there's a crash. also a crash on 93 southbound in wilmington right before route 128. that's what downtown looks like. that loop ramp rapidly backing up. there's the expressway. a lot of traffic heading this way. a crash in braintree just moved. the turnpike and most of 128 right now okay. the t on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. the mbta hoping to get back on track after last year's rough winter. the t showing off some of its new snow removal equipment. nick emmons is back with us and you have a closer look at these things.
>> reporter: i wish i didn't see that video. it's painful to see that from last year. it may not the feel like it but winter is coming and after all of the problems from january and february, the mbta is ready to handle whatever comes our way. this is the snow fighting machine that t officials say will help keep the trains running during the winter, the knox, kershaw snow fighter comes with a wider plow and snow thrower to keep the tracks free of snow and ice. >> the typical plow on a locomotive is just a little bit itself. this device with the wing plows can clear a swath 20 feet wide. >> it's a machine we could have used last year when commuters were late from cancelled trains. they're buying more than $83 million worth of snow fighting equipment, including ten snow fighter, six speed
swing front end loaders. >> we're preparing for winter like last year. >> the t promises to do a better job community indicating. >> we'll have more people pushing out alerts. last year we had more people doing dispatching than people putting out alerts and they got way behind. >> another problem was the number of t workers not showing incompetent for work. this year they're already working on a solution. >> we're em employing methods where we will be better on oversight to make sure people who are supposed to be at work are there. >> of course as you might imagine, that new equipment isn't cheap. as a result, there is a chance the t may have to increase fares. live in the newsroom, nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a school bus brawl involving two sisters and a police officer in florida caught on camera. the bus driver pulled over and called police when the two girls he says started fighting on monday. now, they punched and kicked officers when they arrived.
their mother says one of her daughters was trying to protect the other as the girls defended themself. the officers, who suffered minor injuries, made the arrests. >> christa: we're halfway through the nfl season, hard to believe. next, get the upper hand with fantasy fixer. >> jadiann: plus more props for tom brady as he deflects the honors on to a teammate. >> christa: a wildlife camera capturing a strange sight in the woods. any guesses on what that might be?
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the patriots suspect against the pass, they'll be back. >> we're midway through the season. what kind of surprises are out there? >> no bigger surprise in the nfl than the oakland raiders. i can't believe i'm saying that. derrick card, quarterback, one of the best in fantasy football. he finally got guys to throw to. amari cooper, the biggest. 15 touchdowns and three interceptions. start him. >> christa: for the second time this season, patriots qb tom brady has been named the afc's player of the week. brady was honored for his performance in last thursday's win over the dolphins. he threw four touchdown passes. this is the 25th time in his career he's earned the conference player of the week award but he was very quick to give teammates the credit, especially rookie dave andrews, a center who has been in for every snap this season. >> he's done exceptionally well. it's impressive to be a rookie.
when i was a rookie i was a fourth quarterback on the roster. i got to eat nachos before the game and i wasn't dressing or active. >> i'm lucky to live this dream and have a chance to call football a job. i just go out and work and play and all that stuff will fall into place. >> christa: andrews has been filling in for brian stork, on injured reserve. sees eligible to return to the active roster this week. always fun to think of tom brady -- that was a great mental image, eating nachos with his playbook. >> jadiann: all he had to do was show up to meetings. a holyoke woman dodges death when flying debris slams through her windshield. >> reporter: we're live in bridgewater, police trying to figure out who left a woman's body bound and burned by the railroad tracks. >> christa: caught on camera,
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ur doctor about xarelto . breaking news at 6:30a gruesome discovery in worcester. what was found inside a charred car. >> christa: a small plane from new hampshire crashes off manhattan. investigators set to resume their search. >> jadiann: a murder mystery in bridgewater. police combing for clues after a woman's body was found burned. >> christa: and professional teams being paid to host patriotic moments at games. this morning boston sports teams are responding. >> jadiann: a close call for a bay state woman nearly impaled by flying debris. good morning, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. j.r. reached into the weather vault and brought out a nice day for us. >> jadiann: no complaints from this side of the newsroom. >> jeremy: we're doing good.
even leftover candy corn. boston 55. plymouth 58. southern new hampshire, route 2 corridor, the air is drier so colder pockets of air. then south of town, the other direction, we have more moisture, more clouds and patchy fog, dense fog through the south coast. they're going to drop that as we speak. so there will be patchy fog but probably not dense to get in the way of morning commute. mix of clouds and sunshine. breezy, 2:00 this afternoon, upper 60s, close to 70. 7:00 this evening, mild, low 60s. >> jadiann: a mild day for the weather. i don't know about the roads. that's why we have rich kirkland. >> rich: we're on the expressway. the expressway is crash-free, however there's a crash south of boston route 93 northbound in canton. there's one on the turnpike eastbound right before the weston tolls that has traffic backed up to 495. heavy north of town. a crash on 93 in wilmington by
that's route 1, filling in rapidly. as is route 128 south. the t says we're okay, on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: we're tracking breaking news. worcester police investigating after a dead body was found inside a burned car on a remote street. firefighters responded to the car fire on swan avenue just before midnight. then police were called when they discovered the body. investigators spent the night at the scene trying to figure out what happened here. here's a look at our other top stories. later on today the faa is expected on the scene of a deadly plane crash near queens, new york. according to sources, that plane was registered in new hampshire. it was flying from philadelphia, that's when it crashed into the water. investigators have also recovered one body along with debris from that aircraft. also, a grandmother of six is dead. another elderly woman seriously hurt after they were hit been an
the two were in a crosswalk near tremont and westbrook line streets. the driver couldn't see because of solar glare. she was taken to the hospital to get checked out and no charges have been filed. >> jadiann: also this morning, a murder mystery in bridgewater. a woman's body found burned near railroad tracks. police are trying to figure out who put her there. nicole oliverio is live in bridgewater with the latest. >> reporter: bridgewater police don't know who this woman is, if she lives in town and how she ended up here. a woman's body found bound and burned near train tracks in bridgewater. police found the woman after someone called 911 about a suspicious car. >> we don't have evidence that the crime happened there other than the fact the burning happened there. as it pertains to when the individual was killed, we don't have that information yet. >> the woman's body was found about 50 yards from the oak street crossing along the commuter line tracks.
midnight they started to smell something bad and heard a commotion in the woods including this woman's daughter. >> she heard someone racing down the road and they were racing and they were -- seemed to be panicked and huffing and puffing, out of breath, going real fast up the street. >> the district attorney's office doesn't know who the woman is. investigators searched the crime scene and neighbor neighborhood hoping they'll be able to figure it out. >> this is obviously very concerning for this community. i will say that all of our investigative resources be being devoted to determining who the perpetrator or perpetrators of this crime are. >> police are asking for help from anyone who may know something, who may have been in the area that night, or possibly has home surveillance. in bridgewater, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: new details in the so-called paid patriotism scandal.
patriots are among the highest paid franchises when it comes to receiving taxpayer dollars in order to honor military members. arizona senators john mccain and jeff flake says they used $6.8 million to spend on sports marketing contracts since 2012. the patriots received $700,000 falcons. senators mccain and flake say it's a frivolous use of taxpayer dollars. >> there's a lot of good things professional sports do to honor the men and women who serve in the military but these millions of dollars are not acceptable. >> then to find out the taxpayer is paying for it, it cheapen the whole lot and that's not right. >> the bruins, celtics and red sox also received at least $100,000 in payments. the pats and bruins telling the "boston globe" their salutes
their tributes are not part of the sponsored program. >> jadiann: a close call for a driver in springfield when a wooden post goes right through her windshield. state police say the 67-year-old woman from holyoke was driving on i-91 in springfield when the post came flying into her car. she wasn't hurt and troopers say it fell off another vehicle and was run over by a tractor-trailer which sent it flying up through her vehicle and into the air. wow. burlington police are searching for two men caught on camera stealing several pairs of glasses from the store. the owner and manager tried to stop one of the suspects. the man punched the manager in the face. home. >> christa: work under way to get fenway park ready for football. crews worked to convert the baseball field into a gridiron. fenway will host the bc notre dame game november 21st.
right here on 7 nbc. >> jadiann: yeah, good football to watch for the day. >> christa: i agree. >> jadiann: still ahead, airlines around the world are taking precautions after reports a bomb could be to blame for a russian plane crash in egypt. >> christa: also, why a man comes crashing through the ceiling of a restaurant in florida. >> jadiann: a skunk, what is it doing? it's walking on its hands? this is the morning's must see. >> rich: volume's not a problem right now but crashes are. details coming up on "7 news today in new dunkin's new sweet black pepper bacon sandwich, with double the slices of caramelized crispy pepper bacon. it's the bacon experience you've been waiting for. bacon up.
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revering after a 14-inch long stick was removed from her throat. she swallowed the entire stick. we're not talking about a twig. she obviously felt pain when she ate anything. vets removed it. she's feeling better but she has weeks, many months of healing. >> how did she do that? have you ever seen a skunk doing a hand stand? >> christa: is this a joke line? >> jadiann: a wildlife camera in arizona captures this skunk walking on his hands. it's a defense mechanism. they do a hand stand to intimidate aggressors. that would work for everyone. >> christa: distraction technique. i like the rocky-themed music. we have your top stories next. people in new york protesting donald trump plus nbc admitting a mistake was made by releasing this promo for "snl."
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a gruesome discovery. a body found in a car engulfed in flames. >> jadiann: a developing story in new york. one body has been recovered after a small plan crashes in the water off queens. the aircraft is registered out of new hampshire. it's time to know and go. >> christa: starting off with traffic and weather. here's jeremy reiner. a little foggy still? >> jeremy: a little bit of patchy fog around the area but not wide spread or dense. it won't get in your way. we're talking mild temps, middle 50s, close to 60 on the south, southern new hampshire, upper 30s. dew points climbing. you may feel that out there throughout the afternoon so we'll bring out the frizz factor. wavy category. through the day, a mix of clouds and sunshine. high pressure close by so that southerly flow, while it's adding moisture, i don't think it will be in the form of rain a couple of sprinkles tonight, south coast and cape otherwise a
even saturday, still mild. the normal high 55. we're sitting there now. this afternoon close to 70. tomorrow afternoon, low 70s. saturday lower 60s. sunday, that's a chilly day on sunday with highs on sunday only near 50 degrees. through today, upper 60s to around 70. the forecast, sprinkles tonight but otherwise we're dry through the weekend with sunday featuring mostly sunny skies. great for the patriots game. chilly but no wind. temperatures at gillette sunday afternoon near 50. >> jadiann: let's gets over to rich kirkland. accidents. 93 live, two crashes are clearing in wilmington and andover, 93 southbound. things are a mess by 495. the turnpike in brighton is okay but in framingham and natick it's not the because of a crash causing all kinds of problems. no accident on route 1, just slow traffic all the way from the peabody traffic lights to route 99 in saugus right now.
as for the t, it's uneventful, fine, on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: breaking news in worcester, a during discovery in a burning car. >> jadiann: victoria warren is on the scene with more for us this morning. >> reporter: good morning, police telling us that there was a body found here in worcester in this stretch of swan road. you can see police still blocking off the road at this hours. the story breaking overnight when worcester fire officials were called out for a car fire. that was just before midnight last night. then we're told there was this discovery of a body, so police got called to the scene as well. they've been here all night. the fire has been put out but they're having this investigation. this is swan road in worcester. if you go to the top of the hill it's a wooded area, there's a dirt road up there so not as many houses and police are going to be going door-to-door and speaking with residents in the area trying to find out if they
anything unusual last night. it's early on so we don't have information about this body, who this person was or what the exact circumstances are. we're hoping to get an update from worcester police at some point this morning. live in worcester, victoria england." maine. police say a gunman shot and killed three people in a home in oakland. they say the 43-year-old also killed himself. the victims, two women and a man teenage 28 and 30. police say they found a four-year-old girl inside the home unharmed. investigators are trying to figure out a motive for the crime. >> jadiann: a developing story. the faa is heading to the scene of a small plane crash in new york. according to sources, the plane is registered out of new hampshire. john cuoco at the portsmouth airport. one person has been killed in this crash that we know of right now. >> reporter: yes, 7news sources say the plane was registered out of rye but it
took off from portsmouth yesterday morning landing in philadelphia safely that same day. flight records show the plane took off again from philadelphia last night but crashed in waters off queens. officials say one body was recovered but the search for other victims was called off last night because of weather. they're expected back later today. crews in new york are searching for more parts of the plane in the harbor near queens. investigators recovered debris last night, including what appears to be a fuselage and wing after receiving 911 calls of a small plane going down by breezy point. crews on the scene say the plane is a four to six seater but it's unclear if anyone else was onboard. the faa is also investigating. investigators will be here in portsmouth trying to identify this victim today. live in portsmouth, john cuoco, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: an elderly woman is dead, another seriously injured after they were hit by an suv in boston's south end.
the driver tells police solar the women. the two friends were in a boylston when they were hit. the driver was also taken to the hospital to be checked out. so far no charges have been filed. jury selection will start back up today in the murder trial of a local teen charged with killing his teacher. yesterday a judge declared philip chism is competent to stand trial. the trial stopped two weeks ago so chism could undergo a mental health evaluation and opening statements could begin next week. >> jadiann: this morning, airlines are taking precautions after u.s. intelligence suggests there was a bomb onboard the russian plane that exploded over egypt. nick emmons is here with more on this possible air attack. >> reporter: this morning metro jet airlines is grounding its fleet of airbus a321 jets, the same model involved. u.s. intelligence and british leaders say the crash was likely from a bomb placed by isis.
that's a strong suspicion, not a proven fact. this morning officials are investigating whether isis got to the ground crew or baggage handlers. if this theory proves to you and isis blew up the plane, the group has a deadlier reach than ever. it's based on intercepted communications that can sometimes be miss leading. nick emmons, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. now a murder mystery in bridgewater that left people on edge. police say that they found a woman's body bound and burned. let's go to nicole oliverio with the latest on the investigation this morning at the scene. >> reporter: investigators plan to come back here to the neighborhood today. this after they received a 911 call just after midnight last night for a suspicious car. police officers saw a fire
burning then found a woman peace body 50 yards from the train tracks. the body was badly burned and her hands and feet tied behind her back. some people in the neighborhood reported hearing wrestling and commotion in the woods. one woman says her daughter could see and hear a man running from the street but didn't know what was going on. police now are trying to figure out who this woman is. they don't know her i.d., her age or if she is from town here but they're asking anyone with information or anyone who may have surveillance video from the area to give them a call. live live in bridgewater, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: the investigation into an illinois police officer who staged his suicide to look like a murder is now shifting to two members of his family. the lieutenant's widow and one of their sons are accused of misspending public funds. investigators say before killing himself, the officer was stealing money from a police
vacations and adult websites. investigators are coming under fire for their handling of this case. >> i'll answer the question if you give me a chance. >> please do it and do it honestly because we've been misled this whole time. >> our intention was never to mislead the public. we completely believe from day one that this was a homicide. >> christa: that officer's family has been asked to give back thousands of dollars given to them by charity. >> jadiann: protesters gathered outside of nbc's headquarters in new york city for a dump trump rally. ahead of donald trump's appearance as host of "saturday night live" this weekend. the demonstrators want the network to cancel the appearance because of his controversial remarks about racism and immigration. the republican frontrunner took a swipe at his closest rivals. >> donald trump is hosting "saturday night live" with musical guest cia and he can
this promo. >> let me say this, ben carson is a complete and total loser. >> carson called trump's comments grade school tactics and nbc says the promo was mistakenly released. >> carly fiorina and marco rubio along with democratic bernie sanders will filed for new hampshire's first in the nation primary. they'll submit the paperwork in person. the primary is set for february 9. >> christa: patriots qb tom brady named the afc's player of the week. brady was honored for his performance in last thursday's win over the dolphins. he threw four touchdown passes. by the way this is the 25th 25th time in his career he's earned the conference player of the week award. the celtics didn't beat the pacers but jae crowder provided highlights. he tried a full court inbounds
pass to jared sullinger but his 94-foot long pass bounced off the backboard and went into the net. since he was out of bounds, the basket didn't count and the c's lost 100-98. >> jadiann: blake shelton and gwen stefani confirm they're dating. blake and miranda split then gwen announced her split. >> christa: aim amy poehler and carey brownstein involved in a surprise wedding. it was a question and answer session then a couple told brown steen they heard she was an ordained minister. they asked if they could get married on the spot. they came prepared with a marriage license. poller played the piano.
jet man is at it again. he and his protege used a jet pack to fly along a emirates air jet overdue buy. the video of the flight was posted on line wednesday. officials with emirates airlines say a lot of work went into preparing for this choreographed flight. obviously safety is a primary concern. >> jadiann: is that real? >> christa: it almost makes you wonder. >> jadiann: these real? >> christa: wow. >> jadiann: people codo that? >> christa: j.r.? what do you think? >> jeremy: plenty of legroom. that's for sure. 55 in town. plymouth at 58. fitchburg 43. through the day, pockets of fog early, otherwise partly to mostly sunny skies. another warm day. upper 60s to around 70. tomorrow, record warmth. 73 will tie the record for boston. >> christa: okay. fantastic. thank you so much for watching, everybody, have a fantastic day.