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>> christa: hiary clinton staying up late for jimmy kimmel. the issues she disagrees with most on donald trump. >> jadiann: good morning, everyone. happy friday to you, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: we made it. i'm christa delcamp. how wild was it yesterday. i turned on the ac. >> jadiann: did you? >> christa: the first week of november. saying ... >> jadiann: we may have hit a record today. >> jeremy: the record is 73 so we don't have far to go, it's 63 now, we'll finish 73, 74 in boston. record warmth, worcester, your record is 70. your current temp is 61. warmth. day. mix of clouds and sunshine. a couple of showers last night through the cape and the islands but they're moving away. today record warmth, breezy,
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humid, between 71 and 76. >> christa: rich kirkland, happy friday to you. >> rich: thank you very much. happy friday to you too. one of the nice things will friday other than it's friday is traffic is lighter on a friday morning when the weather is good. the weather is good and we're live on route 1, a good ride right now. the expressway usually is much heavier. it isn't, the turnpike wide open from one end to the other, stockbridge to boston, if you will. the t says we're just getting going but it's okay. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: taking a look at developing news here this morning, the tsa is considering stepping up security at international airports after the crash of that russian jet overseas in egypt. we could hear about some of those plans as early as today. >> jadiann: this comes as u.s. and british intelligence suggest isis was likely responsible for bringing down that plane. victoria warren joins us from logan airport. there's already talk of changes at airports. >> reporter: that's right.
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yesterday the president said that there is a definite possibility this crash was due due to a bomb. there were already plans for domestic flights but a further call for security for folks flying internationally. sounding the alarm on aviation security there are more reports out that a russian jet likely crashed in egypt due to a bomb onboard. already isis claimed responsibility for that attack twice. >> we cannot be certain that the russian airliner was brought down by a terrorist bomb. but it looks increasingly likely. >> if it is, it's a game-changer in terms of isis. >> representative bill keating speaking at logan airport said it would be the first terror attack on aviation since september 11. he considered logan one of the most secure airports and says change is already coming. >> before this incident, that
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been in the process of analyzing, taking a cold hard look at the inadequate nature of the security of our airports and we've already started making changes. >> experts say the russian jet crash points to flaws in the system internationally. if it was bomb it was likely placed at an egyptian airport. even with news tsa is considering increased security at u.s. airports there's security concerns overseas and a call for new screening procedures for flights heading here. >> the obama administration is reviewing a number of steps we can take to enhance security for commercial flights bound for the united states. >> the weakest link in the network affects all of us across the country. >> the exact cause of that crash in egypt is still under investigation and officials from both egypt and russia said it's just too early to officially say the cause of the crash was due to a bomb.
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live this morning from logan airport, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: happening now, thousands of british tourist stranded in the sinai peninsula since saturday are heading home. this is the scene at sharm el-sheikh where there's more detailed security checks. british officials weren't allowing citizens to fly out until more security was in place. passengers aren't allowed to check bags and every vehicle that enters the airport has to be inspected. >> christa: later on this morning, the man accused of raping several women on the esplanade and in south boston is set to be arraigned. 25-year-old alejandro done is accused in four attacks between 2006 and 2010. doan, who was a former uber driver, pled guilty to raping another woman last month and was sentenced to at least ten years behind bars. the fbi is combing for clues as a search for a killer intensifies.
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a 62-year-old woman from new hampshire was killed. she was out for a walk in her neighborhood back in august and months later, her murder is still unsolved. for the latest, let's go live to nicole oliverio. what are we learning? >> reporter: we know for the first time since denise roberts's murder it's the first time we've seen federal agents casing the neighborhood, possibly looking for more evidence. more than two months passed since the shooting death of denise robert. there have been no arrests or clues until now. yesterday fbi scoured the crime scene searching with metal detectors, renewing hope for the family her killer will be found. >> there's anxiety because people would like this to be solved right away. it's taking time. >> robert, a long-time employee with the "union leader" newspaper was shot and killed august 30th while taking her
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normal sunday evening walk in the same neighborhood where she grew up. >> we grew up in that end of town, not right next to the area but most of my brothers and sisters identify the north end of manchester as home base. she was comfortable with it. >> robert appears to have been a random target. no one knows who or why anyone would have wanted to kill her. people who live in the manchester neighborhood hope the latest search means police are getting closer to making an arrest. >> we're very fortunate to live in a neighborhood that -- and in a city that cares that much for one person and she deserves to be -- her name to be kept alive until they find who did it. >> reporter: federal investigators may be back out to this neighborhood later today. live in manchester, new hampshire, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: right now weymouth police are investigating after a body was found near a local cemetery. the body was found in a wooded
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identification. the body has been taken in for an autopsy but foul play is not suspected at this time. police are looking for potential suspects after a opening fire. he heard a noise and thought someone was breaking in. when he went out to check the house was on fire. he saw one suspect and shot at off. the suspect's motive is unknown. >> find whoever it is, yes. i can't see anybody putting any old person's house on fire. i gather there was an issue somewhere along the line. >> detectives say the suspect cut the brake lines off the homeowner's car. >> christa: investigators are searching for answers after they found a body in a burned out car in worcester. fire crews discovered the body as they put out the fire on swan avenue wednesday night. neighbors say the heavily wooded
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area often can be a magnet for trouble. >> i'm afraid to walk up that hill. dog. >> there have been burned out vehicles there before. there's probably still remains of burned out vehicles there. i used to see them. >> officials say really it's too early in the investigation to identify the person or identify >> jadiann: new this morning, crews in new york have removed the small plane from the water near queens following that deadly crash. new york police posted these pictures on twitter showing officials removing the wreckage from the water. the plane, heading for new hampshire, crashed wednesday night. the plane was registered out of rye, new hampshire. according to officials the plane took off from portsmouth and landed in philadelphia then took off again from philly wednesday before crashing in the water. the victim is james mcgee, seen here, he was the only person onboard. he was flying home to new hampshire.
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have seen multiple plane crashes over the years at that spot. officials are trying to determine what went wrong with this flight. >> christa: now the race for the white house today and the democratic presidential candidates meeting tonight in south carolina. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and sean o'malley will take part in 90-minute forum featuring issues specific to the south. it will be broadcast live on m.s. nbc at 8:00. clinton is talking about donald live. friends. trump said he thought clinton was a terrific woman and then called her the worst secretary of state in history after entering the race. clinton says that kind of politics is not really her style. >> i really disagree so strongly with what he has said about
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immigration, about women. i really don't understand why he's saying a lot of that so i criticize his positions but i try not to get into the personal stuff that you hear a lot from the republicans as they go back and forth. >> clinton said she'll watch trump this weekend on "saturday night live." >> jadiann: republican presidential candidates chris christie and john kasich will submit their paperwork in person. the new hampshire primary is set for february 9. christie and mike huckabee have been cut from the prime time debate, pushed on to the undercard debate. fox news made the selections polls. eight candidates will take part in the prime time event. >> christa: it's 5:10 and we have lots more news ahead, including a massachusetts woman lucky to be alive. we showed you this yesterday morning. she's talking about her brush
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suddenly impaled her windshield. >> jadiann: and we've got a sweet treat for you this morning. meet the local woman making her community smile for 76 years. >> jeremy: there's a sweet forecast, a mix of clouds and sunshine. patchy fog this morning, temperatures into the 60s. that's right, 60s this morning, heading for record warmth this afternoon. low to mid 70s. must be friday. >> rich: we have hopes for an easy friday morning ride and
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>> christa: don't let the warm weather fool you, so many of us are enjoying it but only 48 days until christmas and faneuil hall
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the produce arrived on thursday. it's 80 feet tall and will be decked out with hundreds of thousands of lights. i love it. i love the warm weather and talking about christmas. so, you know, you conditions lose. >> jadiann: i feel like when i the tree. is that weird. >> christa: no, it's not. i like the spray that you spray around your house. if you hope for a winter wonderland, we usually see some snow in november. right? >> jadiann: yeah, according to the national weather service the average date boston picks up its first measurable snowfall is november 29. measurable means it's considered at least a tenth of an inch. >> christa: okay. >> jadiann: i'm going to defer to the experts here on that because i don't know if i buy that right now. i feel like it's usually the first weekend of december we get called in for storm force coverage. >> jeremy: throw me a date. >> christa: i'm going to say between december 6 and 9.
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i was thinking december 10th. >> jeremy: i'm going it december 12th. >> christa: watch it be christmas. >> jeremy: where it's 85 degrees. here's a preve for the winter. i stand here with confidence and say we're not getting 110 inches of snow and it's not going to be the coldest stretch of winter since 1910. that happened last winter. we're going to have an el nino jet stream, that jet stream here and that's usually hyper active and brings storms to the northeast and floods north america with warm air. the only wild card for us will be the second jet stream which will deliver cold into the northeast but i don't think it will be at extreme as last winter and as relentless. we had cold stretch after cold stretch. last december was very warm, so, again, i think it will be much more tolerable. it will be winter in new england but nothing like we saw last
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winter. boston right now 63. bedford 61. i'm curious to see it is psychology of this winter. if you walk out of this winter going that was a piece of cake, even though on paper it would be noted average. great stuff now. temperatures into the 60s. the dew point temperatures are near 60. it feels like a morning in june as opposed to november. the frizz factor, the curly category. there have been showers through the cape and the islands overnight. they've moved away. for the rest of us we have pockets of fog but not widespread or dense then a mix of clouds and sunshine through the day. a warm day today. we're heading for the 70s today. that will be it for the 70s. cold front moves through tonight. mild tomorrow with clouds. sunday, mostly sunny skies and seasonal on sunday with temperatures today mid 70s. notice the downward trend here so that by the time we hit
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sunday, highs in the low 50s, which is where we should be. today, 71 to 76. 71. those will be records. here's what we're chasing, history, 1959, the city around 74, the record 73. the forecast, sunday mostly sunny skies. 50s. game. >> jadiann: a sweet forecast and a brookline woman proves life is sweet. >> christa: she's 101 years old. that's an accomplishment and she's been working at her harvard street candy store every day nearly for the past 76 years. here's kris anderson with her story new this morning. >> reporter: . >> mind if i take your picture? >> sure, everybody does. >> ethel weiss is quite the celebrity in her brookline neighborhood and for good reasons.
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nearly every day for the past 76 years, ethel walks down from her second floor apartment to her candy store below and doesn't let anything get in her way, including father time. >> i'm 101. >> wow. >> born back in 1914, ethel was 25 when she opened a toy and card shop. more than three quarters of a century later she's still running the show. >> what's your favorite part of the day? >> i think when the children come in. >> it's great because it's got such a variety of candy and i like any candy and it's not expensive at all. >> i can afford to sell at a lower price because i do all the work myself mostly. >> she really does. opening the store and restocking the candy, all to get ready for >> thank you. >> thank you so much.
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>> because i enjoy seeing the people. i feel that i'm doing something useful and encouraging people to enjoy their lives. >> so neat getting to spend time with ethel. by the way she doesn't just sell candy, she eats it. one piece every day. her favorite, peppermint patties. in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: can't go wrong with mint and chocolate. did you feel the energy she was getting from the kids and they were getting from her too? >> jadiann: life shows that relationships makes us happy. she proves that. >> christa: it keeps her young for sure. there. again? >> jadiann: we have to go there. good for her. >> christa: speaking of candy, we talk about junk food and fast food and soda getting a bad rap for causing america's obesity
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>> jeremy: good morning, traveling across the nation, showers western new york through pennsylvania as well as portions of the southeast. most of the nation is storm-free. there could be isolated showers approaching seattle late this afternoon. high school football games, playoff games, marlboro at nashoba, my school. let's get it done, temperatures in the middle 60s. as we work through the patriots game, tailgate, breezy conditions, upper 40s. kickoff low 50s. when the game wraps up, cool with the patriots winning by
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three touchdowns. good morning. the bruins have a problem with the washington capitols. the issue is offense. the b's were shut out in three meetings with the caps last season. last night in the first meeting of this season they go down again scoring one goal. claude julien named and assistant for team canada at next years's world cup. skating two men down, karlson makes them pay. the bruins lose 4-1 falling for the first time on the road this season. washington coach jay gruden throwing high praise rob gronkowski's way saying he's like a great basketball player, he's going to get his points. you have to make sure they don't kill you. a compliment that was music to gronk's ears. >> so i got a 3-point shot, power and quickness? i'll take the seth curry, lebron combined.
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i love playing basketball. it was fun playing in high school. i was the number one dunker. i packed the house. i had to throw down deny jams ever game. >> i believe it. baseball free agency begins at 12:01 a.m. on saturday and the red sox expected to go after high end starting pitchers. red sox fans are holding their breath. i'm joe amorosino, have a great day. >> jadiann: next at 5:30. sharing her story, hear from the massachusetts woman behind the wheel of this wild wreck. >> christa: somerville police duty. making her city proud. >> jadiann: on the road to recovery, the step forward an
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>> jadiann: a close call in her own words.
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a massachusetts woman is describing what it was like behind the wheel when a two-by-four smashed through her windshield. >> christa: new text messages revealed the next move a police officer that staged his own murder was plotting to make. >> jadiann: while conventional wisdom tells a pregnant woman they should eat for two, a new study says they need to scale back. >> christa: good morning, you made it to friday. the weekend's almost here. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. what a day we are going to have. maybe even record breaking. some warm weather out there. i'm totally okay with this. >> jeremy: i think a lot of folks are. boston 63. jaffrey at 61. plymouth at 64. morning commute, clouds and pockets of fog. no rain, though we had a couple of showers last night on the cape and the islands. maybe leftover sprinkles in nantucket and chatham, otherwise a dry commute and warm day.
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plan on your wardrobe more like june as opposed to november. temps this afternoon heading foe the low and mid 70s. 74 in boston, 71 in worcester this afternoon. those will both be records once that happens. cooler for the weekend. more about the weekend forecast in ten minutes. >> jadiann: looks awesome. let's get over to "fast track traffic" and rich kirkland. >> rich: good morning. look at the turnpike, that's awesome. there's a problem on the turnpike, a crash on the turnpike eastbound in sturbridge by route 84. heavy traffic, a little bit on the expressway. nothing in the way, just squeezing by morrissey boulevard. downtown looks like that. no delays on route 128, light traffic beverly south, braintree north and the t gets a thumb's uhm. >> christa: thank you. a check of your top stories, reports indicate the tsa will increase security at overseas airports in the wake of a plane crash in egypt. u.s. officials believe it was as
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a result of a bomb likely placed in the plane while on the ground where workers weren't properly checking things. british tourists are being flown out of the airport under tighter security measures. it is man accused of raping several women on the esplanade arraigned. 29-year-old alejandro done is accused in four attacks between 2006 and 2010. a former uber driver who pleaded guilty to raping another woman last month and sentenced to at least ten years in prison. the fbi is combing for clues in an unsolved murder in manchester. investigators searched a detectors. denise robert was shot and killed out taking a walk in her neighborhood in august. no arrests have been made. >> jadiann: also this morning, we're hearing from a massachusetts woman involved in a dangerous drive. she's describing the moment a huge wooden post crashed through springfield. jennifer eagan is in the control
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room with this amazing story. >> reporter: you can imagine how terrifying it was for this woman. the 67-year-old was driving along when a large piece of wood came flying at her. thankfully she says something stopped it from hitting her. >> i was incredibly fortunate. >> a piece of wood shot through the windshield of moonine's car in springfield wednesday leaving her no time to react. >> it was so fast. you didn't have time to think about it, you didn't have time to think this thing is coming at me. >> field say it hit the dashboard first allowing her to walk away with just a scratch. >> as i'm looking at it, waiting for the tow truck, i'm like oh my goodness. >> field says the wood hit the dashboard first. >> it could have been a disaster and all i have to deal with is a
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broken windshield and minor damage to the car. so very, very fortunate. >> state police haven't found the driver who lost that piece of lumber. they are urging drivers to make sure they have secured anything they're hauling. live in the control room, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: a warning for people up in manchester, new hampshire to be on alert after a coyote was spotted in the city. the coyote reportedly attacked a chicken coup and cat in the area of chestnut street and ridge road. animal control will set up traps because of this. if you see the animal, stay away. give them a call. >> jadiann: a mansfield man accused of using knives to attack a mother and her baby will be in court today. officers arrested 27-year-old david brock on thursday. he is said to be charged with assault with a deadly weapon. the incident happened in a mansfield apartment complex yesterday. the woman and her baby don't
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she was there to help brock's mother move out. detectives say brock had two knives when he chased the woman and child. brock's mother says it started because her son has a medication issue. >> christa: alarming allegations in framingham. an 18-year-old is accused of raping a fellow student when they were supposed to be in class. patrick cowert faced a judge yesterday. the alleged victim was intoxicated and partially clothed when school officials found her in the woods. cowert claims he had sex with her but it was consensual. his attorneys are questioning the school. >> i think that somebody needs to look at the school. this happened during school hours. these four children should have been in school and somebody should have been watching them. i don't want to discuss my client at this time but i think somebody needs to investigate what's going on at the school. >> cowert is held on bail. his attorney says no one is financially football for him and
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he's had issues for years. school football player stabbed after a game is out of the hospital and home. 16-year-old marvens fedna was wednesday. doctors treated him for stab wounds to his hand and back after police say he was attacked while trying to help a friend. this all on early sunday morning. it happened hours after he led playoffs. no arrests have been made. recovering. another positive story about a somerville police officer being honored for going above and beyond the call of duty. >> jadiann: an officer, this person, ashley catato found a woman crying. she explained her mother was being moved to hospice. the officer let her go with a warning and sent her flowers and well wishes. she said it was something she was happy to do. >> we wear our uniform and do a job but we're human beings. if you have the ability to help, you do it. what better job to do to help someone than to be a police
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officer. >> it's not the officer's first clubhouse at city of kindness. on the force a few years ago she ran into a burning building to save people inside. we need more officers like her. >> christa: what a nice gesture. it doesn't take much just to let someone know you're thinking about them. >> christa: are you tired of annoying robo calls? i wish i had better news, why you may get more on your cell phone. >> jadiann: don't blame the junk food. what a stud study says is really leading to america's obesity epidemic. >> jeremy: a mix of clouds and sunshine. a warm day, humidity, temps this morning already into the 60s. normal high is 55. forget that. 70s this afternoon.
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>> jeremy: a lot of you share pictures with me on twitter and look here in the house, my buddy, christa delcamp. thanks, buddy, this is a sunset picture she grabbed. where was this? it's your picture. >> christa: it was in watertown
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and my son and i were out playing football and took that. don't you want to go ohm. serenity now. >> jeremy: very nice. beautiful sky. thank you. through the day, mix of clouds and sunshine. humid today. temps this afternoon heading for the mid 70s. get after it. >> jadiann: that's right. thank you, j.r. we'll take it. look at this, a big announcement from nasa. we learned a disturbing amount of mars' atmosphere is lost into space every second. nasa collected information from maven, the first spacecraft to make direct measurements of the atmosphere. >> data shows winds from the sun stripped atmospheric gases from mars and it's been happening billions of years and it caused mars' once deep ocean to say evaporate. we're finding out more every day. it's amazing. >> jadiann: it's my turn to read, i was looking at pictures.
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>> jadiann: one of "star wars" biggest fans has his dying wish come true. we told you about this not long ago, 32-year-old daniel fleetwood of texas saw a rough cut of the movie before the release. he was worried he wouldn't live to see it. he has cancer and is in hospice. the director let him watch an unedetted from version from home. we brought it to you because he was wanting to see it and they made it happen. >> a lot of people pitched in and lent their support. so glad you got to see it. >> our "know and go" is coming up. there's a warning for women. what a new study says nearly half of pregnant women in america are doing wrong when carrying their babies. >> renewed calls for more airport security nationally and
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it's friday and we have a little "know and go." >> jadiann: here's what you need to know and go. first up j.r. record warmth likely today. yesterday 76 was not a record. today's record is 73. i think we'll get there. cooler for the weekend but the pattern is mild. you can see where warm air is in chicago and dallas east. warm at this time. then the western half of the united states. chilly. jet stream has been doing this the entire week. towards sunday, it will rearrange itself like an out-of-control garden hose and position it in a way like this on sunday so it allows cooler weather. when i advertise cooler it's getting back to where we should be for this time of year, not the 70s. it's fun. it will be a great day. you know, enjoy it. but as we work toward tomorrow and sunday, the temps on sunday in the lower 50s. monday, upper 50s and warmer tuesday of next week. 60s. right now boston 63, dew point,
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this is probably just as remarkable because you can have warm days in november but when you have humidity join the party, that's a rare feat to have dew points that high in the first week of november. i've go to whip out the frizz factor, the curly category. through the day, a mix of clouds and sunshine. some sprinkles possible on the cape and the islands with temperatures this afternoon between 71 and 76. boston 74, you approach the south coast and a southerly wind works against you. dartmouth 69, north of town, dracut, manchester, lawrence and lowell middle 70s. fitchburg, barry, worcester, low 70s. the cape and the islands, chatham 66, nantucket 67. the forecast looks great for the patriots game. mostly sunny skies. breezy. next week back into the 50s and 60s. >> christa: let's go to "fast track traffic." j.r. has the frizz forecast. what do you have? >> jadiann: backups on the
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expressway and that's about all. there's the expressway. there's 93, no delays out of new hampshire to worry about. there's route 1. the story in traffic is on the t. just getting word of severe delays on the blue line of the mbta. they've got a power problem at or orion heights and a slow down on the orange line. the blue line we'll watch for you. >> christa: all right. good to know. thank you. moving to our top story. the tsa is considering stepping up security at international airports after the crash of a russian jet in egypt over the weekend. we could hear more about the plans as early as today. >> jadiann: this comes at u.s. and british intelligence suggests isis was likely responsible for bringing down the plane. victoria warren is live at logan airport and there's already talk of changes at airports here at home too. >> reporter: there are, now there's a renewed call for changes internationally. president obama has said that there's a deaf possibility that
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crash. there were already changes coming to security and tsa nationally but now there are calls for screening changes internationally, especially for states. there are more reports out that the russian jet likely crashed in egypt due to a bomb onboard. if that's the case, the bomb likely was placed on the plane in egypt. responsibility twice and if that's the case, some lawmakers call this a real game-changer in terms of isis. so the exact cause into the crash continues. officials and leaders in egypt and russia said it's still too early to officially say that the cause is due to terrorism or due to a bomb. live from logan airport, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: police in lowell are searching for a woman who has been missing nearly two weeks. 67-year-old elga crespo
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her family says she's diabetic and needs many medications daily. she has a mental disability and can't communicate with anyone. sky 7 hd over the area she was last seen in in lowell. teams searched in and around apartments. they checked homes and businesses in the woods and river nearby looking where she might have been able to walk to. >> jadiann: a pepperell police officer is indicted for allegedly using he is essaibi sieve force. armando herrera faces several charges for a september incident. prosecutors say he choked a woman who was in custody for being drunk and lied in a police report about what happened. herrera resigned in october. he'll be in court next month. >> christa: disturbing details in the case of a police officer from illinois who officials say staged his own suicide to look like a murder. investigators say lieutenant charles gliniewicz tried to hire a hitman to kill a town administrator.
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would expose him as a thief. gliniewicz stole thousands of program he ran. the administrator says she's horrified that he may have tried to kill her. >> it's a very scary thought that an officer who is sworn to uphold the law would even attempt to think to do something like that to an administrator. >> christa: an organization that gave $50,000 to lieutenant gliniewicz's family after his death is asking for the money to be returned. an attorney for the woman charged with driving into a crowd and killing four people during oklahoma state's homecoming parade now says his client is psychotic and didn't know what she was doing. adacia chambers is charged with murder. an evaluation found she suvs from several symptoms of mental illness. >> things to you and i that seem crazy, it doesn't make sense but this is the illness.
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your brain controls your thoughts and feelings and controls your actions. >> christa: chambers is held on a million dollars bail. if she's convicted she face at least ten years in prison for each of the four murder charges. >> jadiann: a lawyer for the man who landed a guyer row helicopter outside the u.s. capital building says his client will plead guilty. douglas fuse faces three years in prison. hughes says he was trying to call attention to big money in politics with that flight in april. happening today, the october jobs report is set to be released. experts expect 18,000 jobs were added last month, more than the 142 added in september and 136,000 in august. the jobs report could mean the federal reserve would be more willing to hike interest rates in december. the vatican is set to release a musical album
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featuring the voice of pope francis. the cd titled wakeup mixes some of the pope's speeches with music ranging from pop to rock t touches on themes like peace, nature, family and faith. >> christa: you have a student loan or government backed debt you may get a lot morrow bow calls to your cell phone thanks to a tiny amendment in the eventually passed budget with bill. debt collectors have the authority to use automated equipment to use cell phones to collect debts. president obama signed the bill monday. the iphone success came out but we're hearing about the possibility of an iphone 7. apple filed for a patent allowing users to activate a panic mode if a phone is unlocked. it would alert friends and family a user is in trouble or activate a noise and light flash to scare off a criminal. >> jadiann: a warning for expecting mothers after health
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officials find half of pregnant women in the u.s. gained too much weight. putting on too many extra pounds during pregnancy could not only harm mom but the baby. it could lead to obesity or other health problems. gaining too little increases the risk the baby will be born too small. it may not be healthy but a study says junk food is not to blame for america's obesity especially democrat in this case. republicanners found fast food, candy and soda affect the body mass index of 5% of the population, including extremely underweight and extremely obese. >> christa: what is it. >> jadiann: i don't know, i just asked the producer. >> christa: we need to do more research. >> jadiann: cornell needs to advance the research. >> christa: can we get an answer with all the money that's been >> jadiann: maybe they did the research to find out what it's not. >> christa: process of elimination i guess. talking about habits here that
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could actually help your health and you may not know it. >> jadiann: this is according to readers digest. laughing for example increases pain tolerance. it's because it triggers the release of feel good chemicals in the brain. also, singing prevents a cold but there's a catch. you have to do it with other people. group singing has been shown to increase levels of antibodies found in saliva and serves as the first line of defense against bacterial and viral infections. lastly watching reruns restores mental energy because you don't have to use any brain power because you know what's going to happen. >> christa: that would probably hold true for anything that you do, right? that's predictable. >> jadiann: mindless, just kind of like letting yourself what i call zone out. >> christa: yeah. my goodness, j.r., i'm thinking we need to get a 7news choir then we won't be as sick as often.
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episodes of friends, i'll sing smelly cat. >> jadiann: and we'll all laugh about it. the healthiest news team in the tri-state area. >> christa: no sick days ever. >> jadiann: drop the mic and walk away.
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andrew: the one thing about soccer that i like the most is when i put my uniform on, the age just leaves me. the ages leave all of us. we simply become kids again. i think all of us play for that very reason. it makes us the child we once were. the years just glide away, and i'm back to where i was. you are that little andy guy who used to be down in me, and i get to be that person all over again.
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>> christa: big changes coming to airport security after the russian plane blew up in the sky. >> jadiann: the fbi called in to crack the case of a baffling murder in manchester. >> christa: a shakeup in the race for the white house.
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four candidates dealing with tough blows for their campaigns. >> jadiann: and hillary clinton questioning donald trump. >> i really don't understand why he's saying a lot of that. >> jadiann: why she says he changed his tune about their friendship. >> can i take your picture? >> sure, everybody does. >> christa: meet the sweet local celebrity who has been making her neighborhood smile for 70 years. good morning, it's friday, everybody, 6:00 a.m. i'm christa delcamp. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson. boy, do we have a sweet forecast today. >> christa: we do. i feel like we should take a moment and give jeremy reiner a round of applause because what a week. what a week it's been. >> jeremy: i appreciate that but i want you all to remember this in february when it's like 200 below zero and snow drifts are covering the crew. >> christa: and we won't talk to you for days. >> jeremy: exactly.
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dew point temperatures near 60 degrees. there's warmth this morning and humidity. it feels more like june with partly cloudy skies. there have been showers through the cape and the islands but even they moved away. there may be patchy fog for some otherwise a mix of clouds and sun. the record warmth. the record in the city is 73. we'll get to 74. worcester, 71 would be a record for you as well. >> christa: we'll start with a "fast track traffic" alert. >> rich: severe power problem delays on the blue line. heights. the blue line isn't running because they don't have power. a delay, minor in nature, delaying people on the orange line between oak grove and wellington. blue line and somewhat on the orange line. shape. beautiful sunrise.
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new hampshire, there's a crash at 495 causing a backup. the only other highway that's in trouble is the expressway and it's less than usual. >> jadiann: now the top story, the tsa on alert. the government is occurring security changes at airports in the u.s. and abroad. >> christa: this as investigators try to determine if this was a bomb that took down the russian plane over egypt this weekend. let's go to victoria warren live at logan with a look at what he can expect here. president obama weighed in saying that there's a definite possibility that a bomb was to blame and that has folks talking about security. there are already plans for renewed security efforts on a national level but some folks want a higher security level internationally. sounding the alarm on aviation security there are more reports
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a russian jet likely crashed due to a bomb onboard and isis has attack twice. >> we cannot be certain that the russian airliner was brought down by a terrorist bomb but it looks increasingly likely. >> if it is, it's a game changer in terms of isis. >> representative bill keating speaking at logan airport says it would be the first terror september 11. he considered logan one of the most secure airports and change is already coming. >> before this incident, that occurred in egypt, we've already been in the process of analyzing, taking a cold hard look at the inadequate nature of our security of airports in this country and already started making changes. >> experts say the russian jet crash points to flaws in the system internationally. experts say if it was a bomb, it was likely placed on the plane at an egyptian airport so even
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considering increasing security at u.s. airports, there are still concerns overseas and a call for new screening procedures for flights heading here. >> the obama administration is reviewing a number of steps we can take to enhance security for commercial flights bound for the united states. >> the weakest link in that network affects all of us across the country. >> reporter: the investigation into the exact cause of the crash continues and officials in both egypt and russia said it's too early to say it was indeed caused by a bomb. live from logan airport, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: happening today, the man accused of raping several women on the esplanade and in south boston it due to be arraigned. 29-year-old alejandro done is accused in four different attacks between 2006 and 2010. doan, who is a former uber driver, pleaded guilty to raping another woman last month and sentenced to at least ten years
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in prison. >> jadiann: investigators say it's too early to know the identity of a body found in a burned out car in worcester. firefighters discovered the body as they put out the fire on swan avenue late wednesday night. neighbors say the heavily wooded area can often turn into trouble. >> i don't walk up the hill. i'm afraid to walk up that hill. i just walk around here with the dog. >> there have been burned out vehicles there before. there's probably still remains of burned out vehicles because i used to see them and i don't think anyone removed them. >> an autopsy will be done to determine if the person died in the fire or before it was set. >> christa: crews in new york have removed the small plane from the water near queens following a deadly crash. new york police posted these pictures on twitter last night showing officials removing the wreckage. the victim has been identified as james mcgee, the only person onboard. investigators say he was flying home to new hampshire at the time and people who live in the
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plane crashes over the years at that same spot. >> jadiann: the fbi descends on a neighborhood in manchester, new hampshire, to solve the mysterious murder of a 26-year-old woman shot while out for a walk. nicole oliverio joins us live. they're focused on a couple of people's lawns in this investigation? >> reporter: many people live in this neighborhood have been worried. they say they believe this woman was not targeted, that this was just a random shooting. they don't know who did it so they were glad to see investigators were out and they solve it. more than two months passed since the shooting death of 62-year-old denise robert. there have been no arrests and in clues until now. yesterday fbi scoured the crime scene searching with metal detectors. renewing hope for robert's family their sister's killer will be found. >> there's a bit of anxiety because people would like this
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to be solved right away. it's taking some time. >> robert, a long-time employee with the "union leader" newspaper was shot and killed august 30th while taking her normal sunday evening walk in grew up. town. not right next to the area but most of my brothers and sisters identify the north end of manchester as home base. she was comfortable with it. >> robert appears to have been a random target. no one knows who or why anyone would have wanted to kill her. people to live in the manchester neighborhood hope the latest search means police are getting closer to an arrest. >> i think we're fortunate to live in a neighborhood that -- and in a city that cares that much for one person and she deserves to be -- her name to be kept alive until they find who did it. >> reporter: federal investigators may be back at the scene again today. live in manchester, new hampshire, nicole oliverio, "7
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news today in new england." >> christa: a falmouth homeowner says someone tried to set his house on fire so he shot at them. the homeowner telling police he heard a noise and thought someone was breaking in to he went out to check and the house was on fire. he saw one suspect and fired two shots before the man took off. the suspect's motive is still under clear. >> find whoever it is, yes. i can't see anybody just putting any old person's house on fire. i gather there was an issue somewhere along the line. >> christa: so detectives say the suspect is still on the run this morning and also cut the brake lines off the homeowner's car. >> jadiann: four republican candidates dealt a blow. chrischris christie and mike huckabee have been bumped from the main stage at the g.o.p. debate. low poll numbers pushed them on to the undercard debate. george pataki and lindsey graham
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they must score 2.5% or higher in the average of the four most recent polls. >> chris christie plans to file for new hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary today. another republican presidential candidate john kasich will also submit his paperwork. new hampshire's primary is tentatively set for february 9th. hillary clinton talking about donald trump on jimmy kimmel live. she says despite the attacks she and trump are friend pointing to the fact she went to the wedding. trump said he thought clinton was a terrific woman doing a good job but then called her the worst secretary of state in the history of the u.s. after he entered the race but clinton says that's politics, however not her style. >> i really disagree so strongly with what he has said about immigration, what he has said about women. i really don't understand why he's saying a lot of that so i criticize his positions but i
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try not to get into the personal stuff that you hear a lot from the republicans as they go back and forth. >> jadiann: clinton says she will watch trump on "snl" tomorrow tom tom. >> breaking news out of arkansas where police are on the scene of a deadly charter bush crash. the bus left the roadway and collided with at barer. the bus was headed to texas. we'll be working our sources and bring you more of the breaking details of this story as we get it. also, coming your way this morning, she says she's lucky to be alive. coming up, the bay state woman behind the wheel when a piece of lumber crashed through her windshield talks about this close call. >> jadiann: the mbta making good money in the sales of old murals center. >> christa: rob gronkowski reveling in a comparison to lebron james.
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>> jeremy: through the day, patchy fog, a warm morning. humid as well. 60s. this afternoon we're heading for the low and mid 70s. more like june today. >> rich: on the t, the blue line running severe delays because of power problems. today in new england." dear fellow citizen, i know what it' s like to buy a house. i know how it feels to be stressed about money. i understand what a scary word "retirement" is, and i can help. because i' m not just a fellow dad, fellow mom, fellow saver,
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>> jadiann: one of my favorite parts of the newscast is time to rise and shine. look at this, little amelia from east boston. boy, doesn't she look focused on something? >> christa: she does. laser focus. tell us about it. >> jadiann: she's getting her forecast from j.r. what a great reveal. amelia's mom tells us this has been happening every morning for the past few weeks and jeremy says he's proud to be raising the next generation of 7news viewers. >> christa: i want to know what she's thinking when she's watching you on tv. >> jeremy: she's super busy, planning other -- her play dates and perhaps the frizz factor. ail amelia, hi, pretty girl. record warmth. the 70s this afternoon. the record is 73. i think we'll get there. cooler this weekend, but frigid
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or bitter or cold. the chilly air is in the western half of the united states and eastern half of the u.s., warm. the jet stream not allowing cool air to come at us except for sunday. the jet stream will have a dip into new england so the air turns cooler but i'm not using the word frigid or cold because it won't be. it will be normal for this time of year. not 70s. that's not normal but it's sure fun. 55 is the normal high. sunday low 50s. monday next week right back into the upper 50s. 62 in the city at this time. norwood 62, the dew point temperatures keeping up with the joneses. those are also in the lower 60s. there's unusual amounts of humidity in the air. perhaps you even slept with the windows open in the house or apartment. i did. that struck me as usual. the frizz factor is in the curly category. that's for you, ail mia.
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there have been a couple of showers through the cape and the islands. they moved away overnight and stay away. metro boston, a dry day. breezy and warm and humid with temperatures heading for the low and mid 70s. the record in the city is 73, i think we'll get there. 74 is what i'm advertising. tonight mild, mostly cloudy. 55 to 60. the weekend, cooler weather comes in tomorrow and more so on sunday but cooler just meaning where we should be for this time of year. upper 50s tomorrow. low 50s on sunday. that does include the patriots game. the scorched earth tour resumes on sunday taking on the redskins. it's almost easy. this is bely three touchdowns. breezy during the game as well as tailgate. otherwise lots of sun. the forecast, monday next week lots of sun, upper 50s. >> jadiann: we're getting to get to rich kirkland where "fast track traffic." we have another traffic alert on the blue line.
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>> rich: we live with sky 7 over the blue line. we've seen trains moving but the blue line is running severe delays because of power problems at orion heights. we've seen blue line trains moving near the airport. there are severe delays on the blue line and that's where we are with sky 7 in east boston neuroryan heights. minor delays on the orange line because of slippery tracks. that's the problem. minor delays before oak grove. the highways are in good shape expect for the expressway, that's a little slow but everything else is okay. >> jadiann: this is a sweet story, a brookline woman proving her life is sweet. >> christa: she's 101 years old and wait until you see her. she's been working at her harvard street candy store nearly every day for 76 years. here's kris anderson with her story. >> mind if i take your picture?
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everybody dues. >> ethel weiss has become quite a celebrity in her neighborhood and for good reason. nearly every day for the past 76 years, ethel walks down from her second floor apartment to her candy store down below and she isn't letting anything get in her way, including father time. >> i am 101. >> wow. >> born in 1914, ethel was 25 years old when she opened irving's toy and card shop and now more than three quarters of a century later she's still running the show. >> thank you. >> what's your favorite part of the day? >> i think when the children come in. >> it's great because it's got such a variety of candy and i like any candy, so -- and it's not expensive at all. >> i can afford to sell at a lower price because i do all the work myself mostly.
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opening the store and restocking the candy to get ready for what makes her smile the most. >> thank you so much. >> why do you keep doing this? >> because i enjoy seeing the people. i feel that i'm doing something useful and encouraging people to enjoy anywhere lives. >> so neat getting to spend some time with ethel. by the way, she doesn't just sell canned y she eats it too. one piece every day. her favorite, peppermint patties. in the newsroom, kris anderson, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: a woman after my own heart, truly. you see how she says so young. major positive energy. >> jadiann: i love that she limits herself to one piece. it would be hard to control yourself in that store. there. still ahead, a young man speaking out after being wrongfully identified as the
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marathon bomber, now he's trying to move on from a mistake he says changed his life. >> christa: julian edelman not getting full practice in. is an injury nagging the pats wide receiver. >> a puppy reporting for duty on the nor jill and kate use the same dishwasher. same detergent. but only jill ends up with wet, spotty glasses. kate adds finish jet-dry with five power actions that dry dishes and prevent spots and film, so all that's left is the shine. for better results,
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>> jeremy: good morning, for the day a mix of clouds and sunshine. record warmth today. breezy and even humid. temps between 71 and 76. most of the nation is mild. especially east of the mississippi. minneapolis, upper 40s, denver 45 this afternoon. good morning, the bruins have a problem with the washington capitols. the issue is offense. the b's shut out in three meetings with the caps last
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season and last night in the first meeting of this season they go down scoring one goal. claude julien named and assistant for team canada at next year's world cup of hillary cup. john carlson making the bruins pay. they lose 3-1. the washington coach jay gruden throwing high praise rob gronkowski's way saying he's like seth occur y lebron james, he's going to get his points. you have just got to make sure they don't kill you. a compliment that was music to gronk's ears. >> dang, so i got a three-point shot and power and quickness? i'll take that. i'll take the seth curry, lebron combined. i loved playing basketball. it was fun playing in high school. >> i was the number one dunker.
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i packed the house, had to throw down my jams every game. >> i believe it. baseball phrasy begins at 1201 saturday and the red sox expected to be bullish going after high end starting pitchers. red sox fans are holding their breath. that's sports, i'm joe amorosino, have a great day. >> christa: the patriots preparing to take on washington on sunday and fans are hoping receiver julian edelman i plays as he deals with a knee issue. he was listed as limited during thursday's practice, the second straight day he's been limited. >> jadiann: a weight loss pill showing great promise melting away the pounds. >> christa: a bay state police officer indicted. we know why he's accused of excessive force. >> jadiann: beachgoers witness a
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the bay state woman behind the wheeled of this wreck talks about the close call. >> he was wrongly accused in the marathon bombing investigation. now he's speaking to local students about how it changed his life. >> holy [ bleep ] >> caught on camera, a possible tornado rips a roof to pieces. >> christa: serena williams fighting crime like a super hero. now we're seeing the video of her chasing down a robber. >> jadiann: reporting for duty, a special new crew member aboard a local coast guard ship already making a difference. good morning, everyone, i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. couple of things you don't usually see the first week of november, turning on the ac in the car, which i did yesterday. >> jadiann: you did. >> christa: and j.r.'s frizz forecast. >> jadiann: high humidity. none of these are complaints. record breaking temperatures? >> jeremy: correct. boston 62, perhaps adding to the
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list, windows open overnight sleeping. that was a couple of folks tweeting me that and our window was open. because of the dew points, near 60 degrees. so warm and humid overnight and that's the case through the day. a mix of clouds and sunshine. there's been clouds and showers through the cape and the islands overnight. one more batch may clip martha's vineyard and chatham midmorning. your wardrobe more like the month of june as opposed to november with temperatures heading for the 70s. 74 in boston will be a record. worcester your record is 70 and you'll have record warmth. >> christa: if you take the blue line you want to hear more of this fast traffic alert. >> rich: the trouble is a power problem at orion heights so they're experiencing severe delays on the blue line. that does not mean traffic isn't moving. some is. we flew over with sky 7 but expect severe delays.
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that's the t's word on the blue line because of power problems. minor delays on the orange line because of slippery tracks. they've had a problem between north station and oak grove with slippery tracks delaying traffic. for the highways, they're pretty good. live on 93. a breakdown, a truck being removed from 93 southbound caused a backup but everything is in pretty good shape, except the expressway, slow in usual spots. >> jadiann: breaking news out of arkansas. six people are dead after a charter bus crashed on a highway in north little rock. several people were also injured. the bus hit part of an overpass around 1:00 a.m. and went off the road. reports from the scene say it was heading to texas but it's not clear who was on that bus. we'll continue to follow that. reports indicate the tsa will increase security at overseas airports in the wake of that plane crash in egypt. u.s. officials believe the crash was the result of a bomb likely
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on the ground where workers weren't being properly checked. british tourist are being flown out of the airport under tight security. >> the fbi combing for clues in an unsolved murder in manchester. investigators are were using medical detectors thursday. denise robert was shot and killed while taking a walk in august. >> the driver behind a wheel when a piece of lumber smashed through her windshield is talking about the very close call right there in the driver's side. let's go to jennifer eagan with her story. >> imagine how terrifying it was for this woman. the 67-year-old was driving along when a large piece of wood flew right at her. thankfully something stopped it from seriously hurting her. >> i was incredibly, incredibly fortunate. >> a piece of wood shot through the windshield of moonyean field's car, kicked up by a tractor-trailer leaving her no time to react.
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>> it was so fast. you didn't have time to think about it. you didn't have time to think oh my god, this thing is coming at me. >> fields got lucky, the wood hit the dashboard allowing her to walk away with a scratch. >> after it's said and done and you're looking at it, as i'm waiting for the tow truck, you're like oh my goodness. >> field says the wood hit the dashboard first allowing her to walk away with just a scratch on her hand. >> it could is been a disaster and all i have to deal with is a broken windshield and minor damage to the car. so very, very fortunate. >> reporter: state police haven't found the driver who lost that piece of lumber. they are urging drivers to make sure they have secured anything they're hauling. jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: alarming allegations in framingham. an 18-year-old is accused of raping a fellow student.
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patrick cowert faced a judge yesterday. the victim was intoxicated and partially clothed when found in the woods near the high school. cowert admits the two had sex but he claims it was consensual. he's held on bail. >> jadiann: a mansfield man accused of using two knives to try to attack a mother and her baby will be in court today. 27-year-old dave brock is charged with assault with a deadly weapon. it happened in his mother's apartment thursday afternoon. brock's mother says her son has a medication issue. a pepperell police officer is indicted for allegedly using excessive for. armando herrera choked a woman in custody for being drunk and lied in a police report about what happened. herrera resigned in october. he'll be back in court next month. >> christa: police in southbridge say a student waving a stapler is the reason the town's middle and high school went into lockdown wednesday. the telegram "telegram & gazette" reports two girls thought the stapler
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>> jadiann: a fitchburg state student wrongfully identified by the "new york post" as a person of interest in the marathon bombing says the mistake made him a better person. three days after the bombing the man featured on the front page is seen here wearing the blue shirt. he says he was scared for his life and went into a deep depression. but while speaking to classmates thursday he says he has taken positives from the experience. >> i want to thank them because that made me strong and made me who i am today and motivated knee every day to wake up and be blessed for another day. that made my life open another chapter and stronger chapter than when i came from morocco. >> he lance to run -- plans to run the boston marathon before he graduates. >> you remember the murals at the old government t stop, which is being redone. they've been sold for thousands of dollars each.
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the murals were painted in the 1970's by mary beams. the pricest was the green line train, auctioned off for more than $10,000. boston among the top five wealthiest cities in america. according to bloomberg, san jose is the wealthiest. residents there earn an average of more than $105,000 per year, more than double the national average. bridgeport connecticut second followed by san francisco and seattle. boston's average income is nearly $75,000 and bloomberg says the cities have seen a boom in the tech industry. good thing because rent and the mortgages, housing prices, not too cheap. >> jadiann: get a second job to pay for those. serena williams solving her own crime. see surveillance video of the tennis star chasing down a robber. >> christa: new twist in the case of an illinois officer
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>> jadiann: caught on camera, new video of tennis champion serena williams chasing a man who stole her cell phone. >> christa: she and a friend were in are a restaurant in san francisco and a man picked up her phone and walked out. the surveillance video shows her back. people in the restaurant gave her a standing ovation when she returned with her phone in hand. >> jadiann: not a woman you want to pick on. >> christa: no. >> jadiann: intense video out of fort worth, texas a possible tornado ripping the roof off a huge building. it left debris scattered through nearby roads. there haven't been reports of injuries. 16 million people were on alert for severe storms in the area. >> christa: this makes me laugh, actually howl.
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man is dog's best friend but -- wait, dog is man's best friend. yikes. we get our wires crossed. it's the teddy bear. the dock son wanted to get to sleep. he minds a way. it's about twice his size. i hope he had a good night's rest after he was able to get the teddy bear in there. that's too cute. he needs a bigger crate. that's what we need to ask for, our carrier. >> jadiann: don't you feel like that sometimes in life, just get the teddy bear in from. >> christa: you need your binkie. >> jadiann: we get that, dog. the day's top stories are next. ben carson's interesting theory about the pyramids in egypt. his idea that's making headlines. >> reporter: calls for more intense airport security nationally and internationally
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security changes being considered at airports as isis's is eyed in a russian airliner crash. >> the fbi joining the search in woman. >> shuffling the lineup for the next g.o.p. debate. the big names off the main stage. >> christa: hillary clinton getting late night laughs talking about her husband.
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it's a friday "know and go" here >> jadiann: we start with traffic and weather. jeremy reiner has the forecast. >> jeremy: fun stuff, low 60s. these are current temps, normal high 55. boston 62 at this time. plymouth 64, dew points near 60 degrees. so it is warm, it is humid. is it june or november? yeah, it's november. frizz factor in the curly category with a mix of clouds and sunshine. there may be sprinkles and showers on the cape and the islands, otherwise a dry day. record warmth heading our way. the record in boston is 73, we'll get to 74. 71 to 76. warmest readings merrimack valley. even in boston, 74, 20 degrees above normal. taunton 73. tonight mild, mostly cloudy skies. temperatures this evening in the 60s. overnight, 50s to around 60. jet stream has been way off to the northwest this week.
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sunday will be cooler but, again, the key word cooler, not cold or frigid. mostly sunny skies on sunday. a little breezy as well. a lot of clouds tomorrow. upper 50s tomorrow. low 50s on sunday including gillette. and as we look into next week we're going to warm it back up. upper 50s, low 60s. >> jadiann: we need to get straight to a "fast track traffic" alert. this is coming from the sagamore bridge that's now closed i've been told. >> rich: it's closed down. the sagamore bridge has been shut down both ways because of a head-on collision. traffic is being detoured to the bourne bridge, the only way on and off the cape. the bourne bridge, the sagamore bridge shut dawes of a head-on crash. route 1 is getting business, more so on the expressway but the highways are in good shape. the t has issues but it's getting better. we had power problems on the blue line that caused severe delays, not just moderate delays on the blue line.
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the orange and green lines are running minor slowdowns because of slippery tracks. the dew and wet leaves causing problems there. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. also tracking breaking news, a charter bus crashed near the capital of arkansas. there are fatalities. here's jennifer eagan with the latest. >> six are dead and several more injured in this crash in north little rock, arkansas. the bus hit a bridge abutment around 1:00 this morning. strong storms did pass through the area last night and there were reports of fog at the time of the crash but it's not known if that was a factor in the accident. reports also say the bus was heading to texas but it's unclear who was on the bus. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you so much. also this morning, the u.s. government is considering stepping up security at airports here in this country and abroad. >> jadiann: the news comes as investigators try to determine if a bomb took down the russian plane over egypt.
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victoria warren is live at logan with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, jadiann. president obama has spoken out and he said there's a definite possibility a bomb is to blame for the crash so this is coming as there are already changes planned for security and tsa nationally. now there are calls for screening changes internationally. especially for flights heading to the u.s. there are more reports out that the russian jet likely crashed in egypt due to a bomb onboard. if that's the case, the bomb was likely placed on the plane in egypt. isis has claimed responsibility twice and if that's the case, some lawmakers call this a real game-changer in terms of isis. so the exact cause of the crash is still under investigation. leaders from both egypt and russia said it's too early to blame a bomb. live from logan airport, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: happening later this morning, the man accused of
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raping several women on the esplanade and in south boston will be arraigned. 29-year-old alejandro done is accused in four attacks between 2006 and 2010. done, a former you uber driver, pled guilty to raping another woman last month. >> christa: investigators say it's too early to know the identity of a person found burned in a car in worcester. firefighters discovered the body as they put out the fire on swan avenue wednesday night. neighbors say there have been burned vehicles in the area before. but an autopsy will be done to figure out if the person died in the fire or before it was set. >> jadiann: new this morning, crews in new york removed the small plane from the water near queens following a deadly crash. new york police posted pictures on twitter last night showing officials removing the wreckage right there from the water. the victim has been identified as james mcgee, seen here. he was the only person onboard. investigators say he was flying home to new hampshire.
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people who live in the area say they have seen multiple plane crashes over the years at that spot. >> christa: the fbi descending on a neighborhood in manchester, new hampshire, trying to solve the mysterious murder of a 62-year-old woman. she was shot while out for a walk. let's go to nicole oliverio. she's live with what we're learning here today. >> reporter: christa, this murder happened more than two months ago. since then there have been no arrests and no clues into the death of 62 years denise robert number until yesterday. for the first time neighbors saw investigators back at the scene. this time it was the fbi. they were out and creating a grid pattern in the neighborhood where robert was shot in august. they were searching with metal detectors. what they were looking for was unclear but it renewed hope they would make an arrest. 62-year-old da niece robert, a employee with the union
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august 30th while taking her normal sunday evening walk in the neighborhood she grew up. it was a walk she would take in a neighborhood she felt comfortable with because it was one she knew to well. many neighbors frightened because they say she had no enemies and believe it was a random target. nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: police are looking for potential suspects after a firefight in falmouth ends with a homeowner opening fire. the homeowner told police he heard a noise and thought someone was breaking in to his home. when he went to check, the house was on fire. he saw one suspect and shot at him twice before the man took off. the motive is unknown. >> christa: there are new and disturbing details in the case of a police officer from illinois who officials say staged his own suicide to look like a murder. investigators say lieutenant charles gliniewicz tried to hire a hitman to kill a town administrator.
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him as a thief. he stole thousands of dollars from a children's program that he ran. the administrator says she's horrified that he would have tried to kill her. >> it's a very scary thought that an officer who is sworn to uphold the law would even attempt to think to do something like that to an administrator. >> christa: an organization that gave $50,000 to lieutenant gliniewicz's family after his >> jadiann: four republican candidates are dealt a blow in the race for the white house. chris christie and mike huckabee have been bumped from the main stage and next week's g.o.p. presidential debate. low poll numbers pushed them out of the prime time spot and into the undercard debate. george pataki and lindsey graham have been cut from the debate all together. to participate you must score 2.5% or higher in the average of four most recent polls. hillary clinton with high
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praise for her husband, bill, during an appearance on jimmy kimmel live. she said president george w. bush and -- she praised bill for creating jobs quickly and raising wages and said it would be interesting if she were running against him. >> i would be fascinated. if he were eligible to run. the constitution says he's not. he would run again. >> he would run. >> i don't want you to tell anybody that, but if he could, he would. >> clinton says if elected, she will have to figure out what at a call her husband, especially since people still call him mr. president. one of hurry suggestions was first dude. >> christa: republican presidential hopeful ben carson standing by a unique theory on the egyptian pyramids. in a college commencement speech 17 years ago he said it was his personal belief the pyramids were used and built to score grain, not for tombs of kings
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and queens. he was asked about it thursday and he still believes in the theory. >> jadiann: there's a new weight loss pill out there unlike any other because of what happens after you swallow it. it's called ellipse and it's a gastric balloon that requires no surgery. it's attached to a tube that you swallow. a doctor fills it with say lynn which makes the patient feel full. you can see in the demonstration. after four months it leaves the body on its own. a warning for expecting mothers after health officials find half of pregnant women in the u.s. gain too much weight. the cdc says too many pounds harms mom and the baby leading to obesity or other problems. >> christa: the newest crew member at the glaucester coast guard station ready for duty. bruin, the 8-month-old black lab
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he helps relieve the stress of a demanding job. bruin grew up in a shelter but he's spending days on short boat rides and following crew members around his forever home. great story and one you have to see because it's cool to look at. a massive storm cloud rolling over sidney, australia. look at the view. the storm clouds were spotted over beaches in the eastern suburbs. they've unleashed heavy rain and thunderstorms in the city and surrounding areas but officials there. they reminds me of halloween or something like that, right? the dry ice look that's spooky that people put in their front yards. >> jadiann: j.r., was that a moon phenomenon. >> jeremy: it's a shelf cloud. think of it as the thunder cloud exhaling and the shelf cloud forms. amazing stuff. 60s right now. 70's this afternoon. get after it. have a great weekend.
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