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but later inside the boathouse his big brother noticed the 7-year-old was not there. so the search began for the boy. around 2:49 calls were made to the boy's mother and 911. crews searched the water and surrounding neighborhood and hours later they found the little boy's body in the water. they say it wasn't a strong swimmer, and in fact a counselor was working with him that very day teaching him how to swim. the commissioner is saying no foul play. the boy's death drowning. also on 7, a 22-year-old man is behind bars accused of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl in lowell. police say it happened at a state-run swimming pool. >> that man is charged with indecent assault. we're live in lowell with more on the suspect's past. what do you know? >> reporter: he had only been in the u.s. for two months before this alleged incident happened here at this pool. he's accused of touching this
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several times, but there are cameras here at this facility, so it may have all been caught on video. a 22-year-old syrian refugee was back in court for a pretrial hearing after being charged with inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl earlier this month at this pool in lowell. the teen told police he approached her, touched her upper leg and asked her age. she told him she was too young for him and walked away. he the around the pool. she said he touched her thigh for the second time, and that's when she told him she was a little kid and to leave her a loan. >> it's disgusting. he denies ever speaking or touching the teen. >> the refugees have to follow the rules here. >> reporter: he's only been here two months and assisted
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they cited a confidentiality agreement. in a statement the department of conservation and recreation says we remain committed to the safety and security of visitors and work with our partners in local and state law enforcement. >> i hope he learns his lesson and gets help so he doesn't do this again. >> reporter: he's been ordered to stay away from the victim. anyone under the age of 16 except for family members, and this pool. he is expecte court sometime at the end of the next month. we're live in lowell, 7 news. boston police investigate an overnight shooting in dorchester. shots were fired at bailey street in dorchester avenue at 3:00 a.m. they're collecting shell casings and taking pictures of evidence. no word on victims or suspects in that case. police in abbington arrest a man on drunk driving charges after he hit a woman and flipped the car.
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seriously injured taken to the hospital. mothers against drunk driving make an emotional plea at the statehouse today. they meant to push for a bill that require people that get arrested for drung driving to get a breathalyzer installed in the car until charges are or 13 months. one mother whose son was killed lawmakers to pass the bill. >> everyone and anyone damaged or destroyed by a single, selfish decision to get behind that wheel, this is not a do-over. it should be a one and done. i beg of you, please do not delay in taking up this bill this weekend. please pass this bill so nobody else will have to live with this pain. >> reporter: that breathalyzer device doesn't allow a car to start until a driver blows a clean test. also on 7, some scary moments for a teenage girl in brockton after a man tries to break into the house while she's home alone. thankfully the alarm system
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he got inside the house, but he's still out there. home alone and scared. 14-year-old jasmine brando of brockton was cooking breakfast when she realized a man was casing the house on wednesday morning. >> he went from the kitchen door to the dining room window to the front door. that's when i got even more paranoid. >> she hit the floor and started calling her parents. >> i ducked down next to the kitchen counter and i put my ipad on the floor. >> while on thee parent, another called police as e crawled low to the ground upstairs locking herself in her parents' bedroom. >> i sat down and mom's nightstand to the edge of the door so he couldn't force himself in. >> theder broke through the three-pane glass door, but they think the beep of the alarm system scared him off. today she picked out his mug shot at the police station.
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shorts and it looked like a light gray or white t-shirt. >> the family is waiting on fingerprints and blood results to help catch thatheyelieve he to another similar crime that happened in that same city. we are following more news. brand-new sandy hook halls elementary school. here's a look at the new building. it's a nature theme and very secure. all of bulletproof anditor have to pass through a gate and two police officers and a vid monitoring system just to get inside. a legal battle rages on between the victims of sandy hook and the begun company. remington wants to keem some documents sealed in the case. the lawsuit argues the way they sell and market military-style weapons a remington claims that the
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public would hurt them enefit competitors. i authorities in michigan charge several for state employees involved in the flint water crisis. they believe those six people altered reports about lead contamination in the drinking water. mish's attorney general says tr cover up the things went tragi wrong in frilint. some failed to act. others miz arrogantly chose to ignore data. some intentionally altered figured and covered up and covered up significant health risks. >> nine public officials in the case are now facing prosecution. the fbi is investigating a cyber attack at the democratic congressional campaign committee. the committee spokesperson says the hack may be raelted to an earlier one. the committee is cooperating with federal law enforcement.
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in the investigation of hillary clinton's private e-mail server during her time as secretary of state. the state department will sort through the documents and determine which are personal and which are agency reporteds. the fbi plans to turn over the rest of the e-mails they recovered on august 5th. charges were dropped against the man who was accused of killing shond ra levy. she was 24 years old when received a new trial when lawyers said a witness actually >> police arrest a mother in iowa for allegedly going to a bar drunk with her2-year-old. she s and landed on her child in the process. police arrested managed to free herself from the handcuffed. she took a swing at an officer, missed that officer, and then struck her child in the face.
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charges including childendanger ahead on "7 news at 4:30," a california man is bve d. why he's jumping out of a plane without aparachute. and we continue to follow breaking news here in boston. police have provided an update on the tragic death of in south. we details. also breaking, no jail time for the couple charged in connection with 2012's deadly meningitis outbreak. we have the latest for you straight ahead here on 7 news. pat randazzo: en attacking kelly on medicare, i wonder... ...do they think that we're stupid? we know kelly. walter kolodziej: kelly has always done the right thing for seniors here in new hampshire - she has an impeccable record. mary griffin: we need to work across the aisle-which she does. mimi kolodziej: she's fighting for seniors and protecting medicare. pat randazzo: kelly knows that we need to work together to really preserve and strengthen medicare. mary griffin: new hampshire seniors trust kelly ayotte because she has never let us down.
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a skydiver in california taking a leap of faith there. he's planning to jump out of a plane without a parachute 25,000 feet with nothing to save him. >> is that right? nothing? >> you'll see. >> we'll see. we'll let christa dell camp explain. >> reporter: skydiver luke
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since he was th jump elcomplete is extraordinary. >> one of the best in the world will jump out of a plane at 25,000 feet without a parachute or wing suit. >> it's going to mess with your head a little bit. i have 18,000 jumps with a parachute, and here i am without anything. >> his safety net is an actual net 200 feet off the ground. he'll travel at 125 miles per ur >> it cradles you and cups you and it's soft in the beginning and hits hard at the end like a hammock. >> reporter: he will use his own body to position his freefall into the net. >> i lean forward to go forward and lean backwards to go backwards. >> it's surrounded by special lights that shine red from up above if he's outside the safety
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it. during rehearsals he landed in the same spot 73 row. he's married and has 4-year-old son, and while he looks forward to the thrill of this death-defying jump, he's not willing to risk his own life. >> there's an unharnt risk. it's a calculated risk. it's like we prove this and put it together. >> reporter: aikens does roughly 800 jumps every year and has taken part in world record line up on top of each other as they move across the sky. in the newsroom, i'm chris at a mix of clouds and sunshine tomorrow. sunday a bit unsettled. forecast details up next. >> you think you deserve a raise at work, but the toughest pt as. talking money with your boss. tonight we share secret weapons next time you negotiate.
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fireworks light up the sky in rio getting ready for summer olympics. rehearsals for the opening ceremony were last night. the details are still very much under wraps, but one of the volunteers said preparations are coming along well. there's a sneak bit of information. the opening ceremony will be there on august 5th. >> one week from tonight. >> so exciting. how did that c fast? tune into the summer games right here on 7 nbc. we have live reports from rio from nancy chen. >> this weekend she's heading off. >> j.r. is back from his long vacation. >> he looks so relaxed and tan. >> should be good until 6:30. >> night night out there right now. this weather system grazed southern new england early this
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evening. this may trend south, and that's what happened. we had most of the rainfall well south of metro boston. it would have been nice if they moved on top of all of us, because you know that we desperately need rain and the afternoon sunshine has led to a scattering of a few isolated showers and storms but nothing widespread or significant. most of the activity out west, as it continues to drift south, a lot will melt i'm playing catch-up haven't b back home. boston 76, bedford norwood 83, so that hasn't changed and plymoh74. at least we got rid of the stifling heat. tonight temps between 63 and 68. that weather system is moving away from southern new england. there's another juan way over
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eventually that will catch up with us towards the second half of the weekend. in between there's drier air in new york and pennsylvania, and that's your weather for tomorrow with a mix of clouds andnshine. then that weather system from ohio will drift through the northeast into new england on sunday with clouds, yes, but not widespread. again, i think the best we muster from this weather system i wish i could say it was widespread rain. just a scattering of rainshowers.it the risk of a few more scattered showers possible on monday. there are signs that most of ths and be yor and pennsylvania clouds and sunshine, not as muggy as today. there may be an isolated storm well west of metro boston, worcester hims and west of there even. metro boston tomorrow, upper 70s and low 80s and the beaches are near 80 degrees.
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there will be isolated showers. for the cape and island, if you start a vaekz tomorrow, it looks great. coldplay tomorrow evening at gillette. you won't be shivering with temperatures near 80 the 7 on 7:00 forecast, sunday a scattering of a temps on tuesday upper 70s. see you at 5:00. >> let's get a check of the friday drive home. how is it going, joe? >> thanks, tractor trailer out by route 9 and 30. you can push it back to the tolls at route 128. you make your southbound on the expressway or trying to. see whe bus ? carpool la earlie inside and didn't recover at all and it's barelye other side on d ride down into braintree.
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you can see at the maps, looking at clous to a half hour ride at least towards the braintree split. we have company on 93 northbound away from the camera. that stays heavy as well in pockets up to the medford and stoneham area coming towards us. not moving badly on 93 south. in today's health cast, determined to master wheelchair proves that anybody is the new ka rate class centered around people with disabilities. all his life he was told what he couldn't do. >> i can feel the front of my legs, not the back and from the knee down. being told no you can't your whole life, you develop lowse-e. >> he's been in wheelchair since birth, but he said the mind is as important for the body as everyone, especially
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something he learned after losing friends. >> about six months after i found out my friends passed away from being out of of shape and poor help, two friends were mugged. i want to encourage other disabled people to have confidence. >> now he has created a special kind of self-defense for people like him. >> with paul it's purely enthusiasm. >> reporter: over the past three years he traveled to different states to each o >> i'm healthier than and have and that's what tripe do is. >> when he gets out in the community, he blossoms. >> he wants to build self-esteem and show the impossible is possible. >> just because you got wheels under your butt doesn't mean you can't, doesn't mean you shouldn't try. >> reporter: another accomplishment for him. he became a second degree black
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gym. >> researchers say breast feeding premature babies can boost their i.q. as they get older. they followed them since tgh th elementary school years. they found babies that drank more breast milk during the first mon hain volume at age 7. these babies also performed better in school. researchers over at m.i.t. making headlines. they say they created a portable device that makes singlement quickly. the drug-making tool could be used on the battlefield and for a day in the life of a firefighter. how a program helps to inspire
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to be a firefight ergrow up. camp in florida givem hands-on experience to see what it takes. they hope diversity in departments across the country. being a firefighter can be tough. >> it was hard. they make it look easy, but it was actually hard. >> reporter: kids from teen camp firsthand after stepping into the action-packed life of a firefighter.
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do extra indication with the jaws of fe life. >> it's hard to grip. >> for the experience it's once-in-a-lifetime. >> i've never gotten to spray the hose or witness of the breaking of cars and everything. >> a from life. >> be sleeping. >> having theme nting the seed for streets is p future firefighters. >> i think good day. i t a firefighter. >> you >> it's been a little dream in the back of my head. >> dwreiversity is a challenge fire departments throughout the nation. we're trying to increase our diversity here. we don't get a lot of african-american applicants. >> when i was a kid i never thought something twice to be a firefighter. it really wasn't in my environment. by creating an environment where
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better idea where they're headed. >> caught me there. i was fixing my hair. i don't think it looks any better now, though. we have much more in the next 90 minutes, everybody. it's a friday, everybody. let's celebrate. >> "7 news at 5:00" starts right now. we're following three breaking stories. boston police release newion afd dead at a south boston beach. a guilty plea from a couple two outbreak killed dozens. >> authorities in rhode island won't file charges against the case of curt schilling's failed video game company. four new cases of zika in florida, and those infected in the u.s. >> partly sunny skies this weekend and rain possible this weekend. hillary clinton makes history as she formally accepts the democratic presidential
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news. police in boston say the death of a little boy at the boston beach was a tragic acnt kyzr willis was in a camp program. >> we're live at boston police headquarters with the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: the boston police commissioner said no foul play was involved and the death of a 7-year-old boy was an accidentally drowning. kyzr willis was in a body was found. the camp had 50 kids that day, but he was described as a star of the program. the kids were swimming at carson beach in southy tuesday time between 2:15 and 2:30 kyzr slipped away from the other kids after getting out of the water. lifeguards and the director of the camp immediately began to search for the water anywhere they could for the boy. the police were called quickly and several departments began an
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7:00 tuesday night when he was found by divers. the mystery is how and boy got away from supervisors, but again, police say it appears a tragic accident. >> we can only guess here that, you know, you lose sight of a kid for even seconds, a tragedy like this can happen. unfortunately, it breaks our a like at eyes on him 24/7. it's a terrie >> reporter: the commissioner also said that kyzr is a weak swimmer. in fact, counselors were teaching him how to swim that afternoon. live outside of boston police headquarters, brandon ganoe7 news. >> now the boston mayor is joining us. just announcing changes about summer drop-in programs. let's go to

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