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>> sarah: and red sox fans waking up to a double dose of bad news. the team suffers a loss out west, and a star player is injured in a freak accident. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. >> jennifer: and i'm jennifer eagan in for christa delcamp. let's head over to bri eggers. >> bri: it's a day. cool temperatures warming up to average this time of year. we're in the low to mid-50s. norwood stretching to nashua. we have some areas experiencing some locally dense fog this morning. so something to keep an eye out for for the morning commute. but that will quickly burn off as we get into mid-morning. and we're in for wall-to-wall sunshine getting into this afternoon. we do have high pressure that's in control for us. we know eventually that will lead to a warming trend for us. but taking a look at your day
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a comfortable and dry day ahead. more on your extended forecast to come. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. if you're getting ready to head out the door, here's a look at the expressway. traffic looking good. let's go to the maps. no issues on the road. breakthrough to boston northbound on the expressway, only about ten minutes. south of town, routes 3, 24 and 95 all green. so no issues there. you're problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. route 2 and 3 looking good. 93, you're there are a couple work crews still out there, but they'll wrap things up as we head into the 5:00 hour. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston expressway. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. and then 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. both the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> jennifer: danielle, thank you. right now billerica police are searching for an armed and dangerous man. police think he could be behind
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>> sarah: this morning they're looking through surveillance video for any clues. 7's victoria warren is live with the latest on the investigation. >> victoria: good morning, sarah. this was absolutely terrifying. it all started here at this liquor store that you see behind me, and then he went to another store where police tell us he scared a woman so much that she needed to go to the hospitals. billerica police got the call about the armed robbery at the liquor store around 9:00 last night. witnesses told police he had a while police were investigating, a second call came in. another armed robbery. the suspect looking and acting the same. that was at a convenience store that was only two miles away. the woman working there physically was fine, but she was so upset they brought her to the hospital to get checked out. so this morning the police investigation continues. the suspect is still out there, and police are looking to see if this liquor store and also the
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surveillance images that they could release as they continue searching for this suspect. live this morning in billerica, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening today, family and friends will be saying good-bye to an eight-year-old boy who drowned at a beach in south boston last tuesday. a wake will be held this afternoon for kyzr willis. the young boy was found in the water at carson beach after he wandered off from his group at a city-run summer day camp last week. at a vigil last night, those who he search say they feel the family's loss. >> what brought me out here today is the loss of kyzr. he is family member, not to me, but to all of us who live in south boston. >> sarah: that summer day camp, curley community center, reopened its doors on tuesday. man accused of burning down his home in swampscott over the weekend will be back in court. police say timothy brosnan set
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hand it other to his ex-wife as part of their divorce agreement. no one was inside at the time. brosnan has been charged with arson. >> christa:>> jennifer: in the r the white house, donald trump's behavior reportedly straining the nerves of his campaign staff. people within trump's own campaign are frustrated with him after several high-profile controversies, including his criticism of the parents of fallen american soldier and his refusal to endorse house speaker paul ryan. with more. nicole? >> nicole: well, jen, some people think trump refusing to endorse paul ryan is payback for the speaker's own hesitation to endorse trump weeks ago. this as a trump adviser in new hampshire made headlines for suggesting hillary clinton be executessed. he's now speaking out about that gold star family who took the stage at the dnc.
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>> victoria: donald trump's campaign is lashing out at the khan family after their speech at the democratic national convention last week. >> he's a hypocrite. it's a shame, a gold star father. he should never ever use his son. he died as a veteran warrior. >> this as donald trump said he's not endorsing paul ryan's reelection bid, telling the "washington post" he's not quite there yet. could it be weeks after trump locked up the nomination, ryan wouldn't endorse him. trump is also refusing to endorse john mccain, slamming him for not doing a better job with the vets. and yesterday trump not shy about his own lack of military service. >> i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> drawing criticism from former members of the military. >> i don't think he understands the sacrifice that mr. khan and the gentleman who gave him the purple heart have made.
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that tells me he has no conception about the armed forces or what it means to serve. that certainly includes the notion of sacrifice. >> and the biggest criticism came from the current commander-in-chief. >> i think the republican nominee is unfit to serve as president. i said so last week, and he keeps on proving it. >> in an interview, trump followed president obama's statements asec president in history. live in the control room, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: more people coming forward to weigh in on donald trump's latest controversy. 2007 medal of honor recipient dakota mayer tweeting trump needs to apologize to the khan family if he wants to become the commander-in-chief. he's the son-in-law of sarah palin. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren also ripping into trump.
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donald trump can't pull another one, can't demonstrate more clearly how disqualified he is to be president of the united states, he manages to top even himself. ism warren was in somerville. today she will appear at an event in worcester. >> jennifer: two men are being held would bail after they brought up recent police shng kelvin mendoza and emanuel rodriguez-shonyo appeared in court on tuesday. mendoza made references to police being shot all over the country. officers found a rifle and a loaded gun in the suspects' car. >> continued to yell at officers and mr. rodriguez said, "don't say nothing. don't show them nothing." >> jennifer: officers followed the men because they believed
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tax trouble for the owner of a boston cab company. investigators say he lied about payroll tax, employed illegal immigrants and did not pay overtime wages to workers. the company has agreed to pay $2.3 million in restitution. >> sarah: new details on the zika outbreak. people in florida on alert after another person is infected with the virus. this is the 15th person to be infected from mosquitoes in the state. officials are working to figure out where this person was infected but the the miami neighborhood where the other cases were found. health officials are also warning that the mosquitoes carrying the virus could be resistant to spray, leaving pregnant women worried. >> i am absolutely terrified. just completely terrified. i think the scariest part is that our political leaders have really seemed to fail us at this point. >> we're still on a steep learning curve about this virus.
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outbreak could be. > sarah: public the health officials are continuing to warn women to avoid certain parts of miami. >> jennifer: we're just getting started. still ahead, a look inside boston's first medical marijuana facility before the doors open later today. >> sarah: plus armed men storm a supermarket. people inside the store are talking about the terrifying robbery. >> jennifer: and this close loss isn't bad enough, the red sox get some more troubling news game. >> bri: the forecast far from troubling today. starting out with cool temperatures and lechly dense fog, but as we get into this afternoon, picture-perfect somer day ahead. >> danielle: and you're in good shape if you're getting ready to head out the door. no issues on the roads. only ten minutes from braintree to boston on the expressway. the "t" and commuter rail both
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>> jennifer: wild weather tearing through phoenix. storms hit the area hard causing flash flooding. crews racing to the rescue, pulling an elderly woman from her car. officers also helped push a woman's car off the road after it died in the middle of a flooded street there. >> sarah: and a little further west. forecasters say wildfires in california could spread the neighboring states this month. the fire threat is higher because of dry weather. the fire expected to draw down to normal by september. we had a few rainy days here. >> jennifer: but bri, you're saying today looks quiet and sunny. >> bri: lovely. i'd say pick day of the week. we have several pick days as we get through the rest of this week. the sunshine makes a return today. we're in for a warming trend. the dry pattern again not necessarily the worst news since you want to enjoy some summer days at the beach. still, you have to have those days. rainfall yesterday, pretty
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one inch just over that worcester closing in on an much. we picked up a little rain in some areas. a few pennies boston, at least for the official total. now we start the dry weather all over again. our next best chance for any weather, it doesn't come until saturday. i know that's not the best news for the weekend, but the better news is it does not look like a washout by any means. we'll get to those details coming up in a little bit. when we get this dry air mass many place, we start with cool temperatures and we warm very quickly for this afternoon. a very cool morning norwood 51. 63 in boston. 59 in worcester. so don't be ashamed to grab that jacket, the sweater. you might be glad you grabbed it for this morning. we have locally dense fog out there. beverly, bedford, norwood, as well. something to watch out for. that's part of your commute. we will see that quickly return off. it looks like a shallow layer of fog, easily mixing out by the time we get the sunshine in here. and we will have plenty of sunshine. the high pressure is in control for us.
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and so we get into the low to mid-80s for the most of us this afternoon. however, a bit of a sea breeze. for the immediate coastline. looks look we're stuck in maybe the upper 70s. beverly, boston topping out likely at 79. 80 for plymouth. get away from the coastline and we could see some mid-80s on the board. this is very typical for this time of year, very close to 30ur-year climatological averages. how about the dew points in check, as well? i always say 60 degrees for a dew po i anything less than that is comfortable. anything more than that starts to get a little sticky, as you can see friday. on saturday, as well, that will be our next chance to see any rainfall in here. so here goes the h, the big blue h. as it slides off to our east, it starts to pump many more of that heat and humidity. and you see this front that's approaching from the west and the northwest for saturday. that could pop some early showers for us and possibly an isolated storm later on in the
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good for anything strong. but, of course, we'll continue to track that. how about the beaches today. if you're headed there, well done. mostly sunny, a bit of a sea breeze. water temperatures are creeping up. these are the best beach days we get all throughout the summer. i mentioned that warming trend that's in store for us. if this is vacation week for you, you pick the best one. warming into the upper 80s by the time we hit friday. you do keep it into the 80s. cape cod getaway. 77 for today. climbing up to 80 and friday with a lot of sunshine. speakng of the sunshine, maybe this is a bit of bad news in my forecast. tonight's sunset at 8:01 is the last sunset in the 8:00 hour. but rest assured, we lose that sunlight very slowly. we still have lots of summer left ahead of us to enjoy. a look at the 7 on 7 forecast showing those temperatures staying in the 08s. we don't even have any 90s in store. >> christa: bri, thank you. more news today. police continue to investigate what caused a deadly bus crash
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five people were killed when the charter bus veered off the highway and slammed enter a poll tuesday morning. 15 others were seriously injured, including the driver. the driver's family is speaking out, saying he should not be blamed for what happened. >> he wasn't responsible. he told the other driver... [inaudible]. >> jennifer: have been filed. >> sarah: a terrifying armed robbery caught on camera in texas. surveillance footage shows three men storming into a supermarket on friday. one of the suspects fired a shot at the ceiling, sending customers and employees running. two employees managed to hide in a bathroom, locking the door. the suspects tried the break down the door, even firing shots through it. >> i couldn't believe that somebody opened the door to let her in. because i feel like you could
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like, you know what, the doors are closed, staying closed, i don't care. >> i was down on the floor crawling back and forth, just trying to think i'm lucky enough. >> sarah: the gunman stole a cell phone and a wallet from a customer before leaving the store. >> jennifer: up next on 7news, wrestling into the record books. a massachusetts man already receiving a big honor before the start of the olympic games. >> sarah: and it's closing time for a south shore favorite. why the shut down after 25 years of business. >> adam: we all know everyday life has its ups and down,. >> but experts say it awe comes down to how you handle the stress. tonight we're telling you some bad habits you can change to make life easier.
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. >> bri: good morning, everybody. cooler temperatures the start the day. 51 for norwood. a light jacket or sweater not a bad idea. also something to keep in mind for the drive. locally dense fog, places like norwood, bedford, as well as beverly. as we get into this afternoon, lots of sunshine in store for us. high pressure ensuring that's the case. not only for today but into tomorrow, as well, with a bit of a warming trend in store. low 80s to the mid-80s as we get into tomorrow.
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clubhouse. >> jennifer: some massachusetts athletes receiving a very special honor on the road to rio. the wrestler will carry the flag for haiti during the opening ceremony on friday. the 37-year-old was born if haiti but lives in springfield. >> sarah: it was a reasoning battle to make it to the olympic games. 7's nancy chen has the latest from rio. >> the competition has started. u.s. playing new zealand in me and brazil is putting the final touches in the olympic park. behind me you see a ten nis stadium with those flags hanging. we saw them putting those flags up. now, one exciting development for new england to tell you about, springfield wrestler assage casaali will be the flag bearer. he's the first wrestler to represent haiti at the olympics. he told me competing in rio is
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>> it's always my dream to inspire the next generation, the next haitian who sees the 2016 rio olympics, hey, that's my country, i could be next. i challenge them to be better than me. >> still have to keep an eye out for all of our athletes during the opening ceremony on friday. i'm looking forward to wringing you all the highlights inch rio de janeiro, nancy chen, 7news. >> sarah: once again the u.s. men's basketball team will be the heavy favorite to win gold. during the olympics, players will be livingn rio. instead of staying in apartments in the olympic village, the nba players will be staying in rooms on this cruise ship. the ship will be docked at a port in rio throughout the games. it will be guarded by 250 federal police officers. >> jennifer: they lucked out. needham native and gymnast aly raisman is clearly settling in down in brazil. raisman posted this picture on instagram. she and her teammates made sure to ring in the start of the games by posing, where else,
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raisman is standing tall with the rest of the u.s. athletes, but she doesn't quite measure up to men's volleyball captain david lee. he stands at six feet eight inches tall. raisman is 5'2". she's barely at his shoulder blade. 7news is your home for the summer games. nancy chen is live with all the action beginning right here tomorrow on "today in new england." >> sarah: up next at 5:30, the new push the keep some people go game in massachusetts. the group that could be banned from the game. >> jennifer: plus 7news is taking you inside first medical marijuana dispensary in boston which opens later today. >> sarah: and there's no place like home.
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opens today. >> jennifer: a wild ride ends with a driver in handcuffs. how fast he was going in his sports car. >> sarah: it could be game over for some pok?mon players. who one local lawmaker wants banned from playing. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> jennifer: thanks for waking up with us this morning. i'm jennifer eagan. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. you might want the allow some extra time to get to work. a bit natick, hard to see off the camera there. but, bri, you say it's going to shape up to be a nice day today. >> it's a very shallow area of fog. it will mix out quickly. i also want to say, give yaw check on tropical storm earl. this tracks south of his span owe last, south of cuba. it takes us off for any kind of impact. this will not be an issue for us. we are seeing some strengthening in tropical storm earl. seas 65mph at this point.
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hurricane later on this evening, a category one as it does make landfall on coastal belize and then sort of move as it tracks through land, as well. we'll continue to watch that as we head into the weekend, but it's not an issue for us. in fact, we have picture-perfect weather in store for the next couple few days. highs in the 80s. lots of sunshine in store. more on your extended forecast to come. >> jennifer: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, jen out the door, you're in good shape. the expressway slowing down. only about ten minutes from breakthrough to boston. south of town, you're all green on routes 3, 24 and 95. problem-free into town on the pike. route 2 and 3 looking good. 93 back to 495 no problems. notice all those work crews have wrapped things up. and route 1 looking good. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. no delays on the expressway. just ten minutes braintree to
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93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes this morning. the "t" is running on schedule. on the commuter rail, we are watching some delays of about ten to 15 minutes inbound on the newburyport, rockport line. back to you, guys. >> sarah: now to the day's top stories. police are searching for man believed to have robbed two stores in billing rick camp officers say the man had a knife when he robbed a convenience store last night. they believe the same person also robbed a liquor store. investigators may release sull stores later today. family and friends saying good-bye to an eight-year-old boy who drowned at a beach at south boston last tuesday. a wake will be held for kaiser willis. the young boy was found at the water with kyzr beach. >> jennifer: medical marijuana patients will soon have an option here in the city. 7news has a sneak peek inside
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dispensary before they opened their doors later today. in boston's busy downtown crossing, steps from historic landmark, the city's first medical marijuana dispensary is getting ready to open. you can passes right by it and not even know it's there. >> i don't see any signage of anything. is that by design? >> yeah, that was one of the requirements of the approval from the city is there be no large signage outside. >> jennifer: painter care c.e.o. bob mayerson takes us inside. it has the feel of a doctor's office. >> we're a hillary clinton company and see ourselves as a medical company. we don't want to feel like a head shop. so all the marijuana will be kept behind the counter in cabinets and drawers. patients can see it and smell it before they buy it. we will have eight strains of smokeable product and several infused products. >> jennifer: in boston, an
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deliver marijuana to any patient who says they can't get downtown. it will be the first time any dispensary does a house call. >> we have one person in that, two people in that? >> i would rather not get into all the details, but the state requires us to have two people in the vehicle. >> jennifer: we asked the city's police commissioner about safety. >> if there are robberies, we'll make sure we tighten up their drives and everything else. en two years for patriot care to open this dispensary in boston. they worked with concerned neighbors and met the demands of city councilors and now they're ready for business. >> we think the neighborhood will continue to improve. the team was very deliberate with where they wanted to open the doors. we couldn't be happier to be here. >> the dispensary on milk street is set to open today at 1:00. >> sarah: a salem man behind
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wife. police say douglas steeves walked into their station and admitted to killing his wife. detectives found her body at her home. investigators say steeves and his wife were recently going through a divorce. she had even filed a restraining order against him. the victim's family now finding out. >> it's a domestic violence situation. >> my cousin's not here no more. >> sarah: this morning steeves is being held pleading not guilty. he'll be back in court next month. >> jennifer: police arrest man after a dangerous drive in new hampshire. a state trooper clocked this blue maserati going 135mph in a 5 5mph zone on monday. the trooper pulled the driver over at route 4 in durham. police arrested 21-year-old siam chang. he's being charged with reckless operation and is expected to be arraigned in court in september. police arrest a lowell man after they say he secretly recorded up
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getting work done on a car. he has been arraigned on charges of secret sexual surveillance. >> sarah: also this morning, state senator ken donnelly is recovering from successful brain surgery. a message posted on his facebook page last night states doctors removed a tumor. family members say they are touched by all of the love and support they have received in the past few days. >> jennife the casino in everett. officials in somerville will not appeal the decision to grant a permit to the casino. according to the "boston globe," the deadline to file an appeal was tuesday. somerville's mayor announced the city did not have any intention to request that the state department of environmental protection reconsider the ruling. but the mayor says the city could still bring the issue to court. a massachusetts lawmaker fighting to keep sex offenders from playing pok?mon go.
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ban on the popular game for sex offenders. pok?mon go could make it easier for predators to track where children may be. there is no word on when the bill would be voted on. >> sarah: still ahead on 7news, what's causing fish to wash up at a local beach. >> jennifer: plus one of two men convicted in a connecticut triple homicide won't get a new trial. why he's dropping his appeal. >> sarah: and two mashpee police officers go above the call of duty. the special patient they visited at the hospital. >> bri: starting out with some locally dense fog and also some very cool temperatures. but look at where we warm up to this afternoon. back to the 80s with lots of sunshine. we'll talk about how long it lasts ahead in the forecast. >> danielle: and starting to see a little slow and go on the expressway. under 15 minutes. not watching any issues on the "t." on the commuter rail, delays on the newburyport/rockport line. we'll be right back. >> adam: we all know everyday
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>> bri: not a bad idea to give yourself a few extra minutes as you head out the door because there are areas experiencing locally dense fog reducing visibility, beverly, bedford, norwood up through natick, as well. it gets wetter as you close in on the city of boston. cool temperatures. a jacket, sweater not a bad idea. starting in the 50s for some of the coldest spots. however, we warm up this afternoon, high pressure in control, ensur t to even some mid-80s for our highs. >> jennifer: bri, thank you. two mashpee police officers make a special visit to a girl injured in a bad accident. gabby mahoney was hit by a car two weeks ago while riding her bike on route 130 in mashpee. gabby says she's feeling better but she's a little homesick and can't wait to go home. >> sarah: boston police taking its new ice cream truck for a
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officers handing out free ice cream last night. national night out is meant to promote the relationship between police and communities across the country. officers say the event can help ease the tension that has been growing throughout the country. >> once you accept that issues did happen, then you can come together on common ground and know that for each other we have esmthy, sympathy and respect, and you move forward. >> sarah: the ice cream the summer. >> jennifer: they're calling that operation hoodsie cup. >> i would like that now. >> jennifer: everything we need to know is up next. bounce houses can be a lot of fun, but they can also pose a hidden danger. >> reporter: and live this morning in brick, yeah police are searching for man armed with a knife. >> sarah: after 25 years, a
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>> sarah: welcome back. 5:45. time now for everything you need the start your day off right. >> jennifer: looks foggy out there, but bri is telling us the sun is going to come out. >> bri: i think it's like the jimmy dean commercial.
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so it will get better. you need that cup of coffee and maybe a little patience. inside 128, the fog sleses dense. cool temperatures, though, so grab the jacket or sweater. temps in the 50s now. 53 in norwood. we'll warm up very quickly. we have a dry air mass in place. a cool morning followed by warm afternoons and plenty of sunshine. then we get to enjoy not just today but really to wrap up this week. 7 on 7 forecast for us, a very comfortable afternoon. low to mid-80s possible for the warmest spots. it upper 70s through the immediate coastline as a light sea breeze develops this afternoon. cape cod, as well, staying in the mid to upper 70s for this afternoon. music at fenway tonight if you're going to enjoy some james taylor. you'll enjoy the weather, as well. very comfortable. mid-70s. we keep the sunshine around. but today is the last day of the summer that we get to enjoy that sunset during the 8:00 hour. so something to know for your planning purposes. dew point trends stay in check
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couple days. starts to creep up, maybe feel a little bit sticky on friday. but it isn't until saturday that the humidity becomes more noticeable. that's also when we're expecting our next weather maker. you can see that big blue-sliding further to the east, helping to pump in some more heat and humidity. so warming trend is in store, but then here comes the cold front for saturday. and that could bring us some scattered showers early, possibly an isolated storm into the afternoon. but it doesn't look like the timing is great for any of those storms to be strong. but again, we'll continue to watch i 74 to 79 with that light sea breeze, and the water temperatures are creeping up, as well. waves one foot or less. here's a look at the 7 on 7 forecast. the 80s. we're keeping 80s around throughout this week into next week, as well. clouds only creeping in for saturday. but it's definitely not a washout. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic
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notice the stop-and-go traffic. we're already watching an accident northbound on the, pray at savin hill. en going to she you down about eight minutes this morning. as you go to the maps, you can see all thread leading up to that accident. so you're slowing down. also slowing down around the braintree split this morning. route 24 and route 95 looking pretty good. you're problem free heading in and out of town on the pike. routes 2 and 3 no issues. 93 slowing down a bit l through andover and methuen, but the rest of your ride looking easy. there will et cetera check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 20 minutes braintree the boston on the expressway northbound. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. so no delays there, no issues on the "t" this morning. on the commuter rail we're watching some delays on the newburyport/rockport line. back to you, guys. >> sarah: following breaking news overseas, crews on the scene of an incident with an emirates airline plane at
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photos taken through a window at the airport. you can see smoke in the background. passengers have been evacuated. no word yet on any injuries. >> jennifer: right now billerica police are searching for an armed and dangerous man. police say he could be behind two robberies just miles apart. >> sarah: and this morning they're looking flew surveillance video for any clues. 7's victoria warren live with the latest on the investigation. >> victoria: good morning. this was an absolutely terrifying situation when an armed suspect f this store here behind me and then he went to a second store where he scared a woman so much that she needed to go to the hospital. billerica police got the call about the armed robbery at a lick -- liquor store before 9:00. witnesses told police he had a large hunting knife. while police were investigating, a second call came in. another armed robbery. the suspect looking and acting the same. that was at a convenience store two miles away. the woman working there
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upset they brought her to the hospital to get checked out. so billerica police are continuing their investigation. the suspect is still out there. they're going to be looking at this liquor store and also the convenience store to see if they have in surveillance video to help them in their investigation. live this morning in brick, yeah victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> jennifer: victoria, thank you. right now police in wilmington are searching for a missing girl. investigators say she was last seen on glen road at around 5:00 where she is, they're asked to contact police. >> sarah: new details now. a connecticut man who killed a woman and her two daughters during a home invasion is formally dropping the appeal of his conviction. the hartford current reports that stephen hayes says he is guilty of the 2007 crime and is giving up his pursuit of a new trial. hayes and another man were
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animals from westport farm moved to better conditions. more than 900 animals were found living in deplorable conditions at this 70-acre property in westport. they'll be living in a temporary shelter. for now the owners are being charged with animal abuse. >> jennifer: a portland, maine, planned parenthood getting the all clear after a suspicious package was dropped off outside of a building. the package turned out to be harmless, the becomes of paint and other artistic supplie police sealed off the street and evacuated the building. right now they are looking at surveillance video and are searching for the man who dropped it off. >> sarah: it's last call for a popular west bridgewater restaurant. the charlie horse closing its doors after 25 years. the restaurant and arcade packing up yesterday after making a surprise announcement that it would be closing. owners say the large space and shrinking crowds became a problem, but locals and employees are sad to see it go.
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and it helped people get lots of memories. and i know i definitely have some memories here. it's just really a fun place and it's sad to see it go. >> sarah: the owners say all employees are guaranteed a job at any of their other restaurants. >> jennifer: take a look at these fish lying on the beach in nauset. according to the orleans harbor master, these fish are called cogis and are pushed blue fish. this has been happening for months now. people use them as bait to catch other fish. >> sarah: to the fight against isis now. libyan forces are battling for control of a major military stronghold. >> jennifer: troops have been advancing on the city of sirte. officials say nearly 300 people have been killed and more than 1,500 people have been wounded
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a recall involving starbucks. the coffee chain recalling more than 2.5 million stainless steel straws. so company officials say the straws can cause cuts in customers' mouths. four children have been injured by the straws. starbucks says from now on kids should not use straws. >> jennifer: people in boston are paying the price to rent an apartment in the city. according to a huffington post survey, boston has the fourth highest average rent in the united expect, takes the top spot with the most expensive rent in the country. san francisco came in second followed by jersey city in third. a new study shows that the majority of teens use their smartphones while driving. researchers found that 68% of teens admitted to using some sort of app while behind the wheel. 73% admitted to having their smartphones nearby while they were driving alone. >> sarah: and in 7 health cast, a new study shows bounce
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children in danger. researchers found after a few hours temperatures inside the once house were consistently higher than outside. these temperatures can cause illnesses like heat stroke in children. doctors say your weight could affect how your body responds to the flu vaccine. a study by st. jude's children's hospital found obese mice were more susceptible to the virus than lean mice. researchers think the same could be true in humans. they say more studies a to understand exactly how weight might affect the vaccine. >> jennifer: in the buzz, the secret life of pets is getting a sequel. the popular animated movie has so far raked in almost $300 million since it opened in july. universal says the sequel will hit neat centers july of 2018. >> sarah: funny guy jimmy fallon set to host a 2017 golden "globe" award. the tonight show host will be in charge of the three-hour ceremony that's set to take
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this will be first time fallon has hosted an awards show since the emmys in 2010. >> jennifer: okay. so the first lady getting some fashion help from lady gaga's stylist. michelle obama wore this white strapless gown designed by brandon maxwell during the state dinner in honor of the prime minister of singapore last night. this was the 12th state dinner for the obamas, by the way. >> sarah: several more teams on the road to the u.s. the men's field, badminton, tae kwon do and wrestling teams headed to brazil. about 100 athletes left from houston as they prepared to join the members of team u.s.a. who arrived in rio earlier this week. this is the first time the olympics have ever been held in south america, and that is not the only thing that is new about these games. >> jennifer: kosovo and south sudan will be represented for the first time. also a same-sex married couple will compete together for the
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kate and helen richardson walsh will once again represent great britain in field hockey. the pair won bronze in london. and one family in estonia will be interested in the woman's marathon as a set of identical trip lets will be running in the event. isn't that unbelievable? >> sarah: wow. >> sarah: pressive. that's genes for you. >> jennifer: and one more thing we know about these game, nancy chen will cover all the action there. her live reports begin tomorrow right here on "today in new england." iflt did you know today is tom ad apparently he's given himself quite a gift. according to the "globe," the pats' q.b. and wife giselle are set to buy a new condo in new york city for $20 million. the paper says that the two are set to move into the tribeca condo in 2018. i bet it's nice with a great view. >> jennifer: as far as today, they have a great day to celebrate his birthday. >> sarah: definitely great. >> jennifer: a little fog and cool temperatures to start, but,
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into this afternoon, and 80 crease temperatures. we stay dry until the weekend. >> sarah: thanks, bri. stay with us.
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patrick's day parade. a roller coaster ride for the red sox out west. a key player getting x-rays after a freak fall. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> jennifer: good morning. i'm jennifer eagan in for christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. it's a little foggy right now. it looks like it's going to be a nice day. >> jennifer: bri, you can see that bank of clouds hiding the zakim bridge there. >> bri: gorgeous pictures. thank y sending those in. we have some fog. it's locally dense. you can see in bedford reducing visibility. it's around the area again. specifically in the low-lying areas. you've seen conditions improve in beverly. a mile of visibility. now we're up to 5. still something you might want to tack on a few minutes to your commute. cool temperatures in the 50s. 62 in boston. you get high pressure ahead, you get lots of dry air in place and that means the cool mornings are
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the sunshine is back for us. i would say this is my pick day of the week, but it gets better and better as we get through the rest of this week. as f you're in for warming temperatures, we're in for a warming trend and staying dry through the rest of this week, as well. the extended forecast to come in a few minutes. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: here's another view of that fog you see heading into town over the zakim bridge and leverett connector. give yourself extraim morning. the good news, we're not seeing any issues. let's go to the maps and you'll see heading into town on route 93, route 1, you're problem free back to 128. even back to 495. south of town, a different story. we're already watching an accident northbound on the expressway. this is at savin hill. that's causing stop-and-go traffic back to the braintree split. pouring down there on 128 southbound as you approach the braintree split, as well. route 24 looks good. a little slowing on 95 northbound as you approach 128. problem-free heading in and out
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and route 2 and 3 also looking good. check those drive times as you're getting ready to head out the door. the expressway braintree to boston, that drive already up to 25 minutes. 12 minutes from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 13 minutes. the "t" is running on schedule on the commuter rail. we're watching some delays on the newburyport celtic rockport line. >> jennifer: we're following breaking news. according to emirates airline, an incident happened this dubai. officials have not provided any more details. a jet began burning, according to the report, all passengers managed to exit that plane. >> sarah: right now police in billerica are searching for an armed robber who hit two stores, threatening people with a knife. >> jennifer: detectives are hoping surveillance video will hope them catch the suspects. 7's victoria warren is live in billerica with more. victoria? >> good morning, jen. this was an absolutely terrifying situation. and it all started at this
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the suspect then went into another store, where police say he scared a woman so much she needed to go to the hospital 678 billerica police got the call about the armed robbery a little bit before 9:00. witnesses told police he had a large hunting knife. while police were investigating, a second call came in, another armed robbery, the suspect looking and acting the same. that one was at a convenience store two miles away. the woman working there physically was fine but upset they brought her to the hospital to get checked out. so this morning billerica police continue their investigation. the suspect is still out there and they are looking to see if there's surveillance images from either the liquor store or the convenience store or both that can help them in their investigation. live this morning in billerica, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening today, family and friends will be saying good-bye to a seven-year-old boy who drowned at a beach in south boston last
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a wake will be hell this afternoon for kyzr willis. the young boy was found in the water at car isn't beach after he wandered off from his group at a city-run summer day camp last week. at a vigil last night, those who helped during that frantic search say they feel the family's loss. >> what brought me out here today is the loss of kyzr. he's family member, not to me but to all of us who live in south boston. >> sarah: that summer day camp, curley community center reopened its doors on tuesday. >> jennifer: mayor marty walsh is facing accusations of coercion as the legal battle with organizers of the south boston st. patrick's day parade continues. an attorney for the parade organizer has filed a new complaint against mayor walsh. it alleges the mayor pressured organizers into allowing an l.g.b.t. veterans group to march two years ago. the complaint also says mayor walsh went on a profanity-laced
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a spokesperson for the mayor responding by saying he will continue fighting for the l.g.b.t. community. taxi trouble for the owner of the boston cab company. the owner is now facing federal fraud and tax charges. investigators say he lied about payroll taxes, employed legal immigrants and did not pay overtime wages to workers. the company has agreed to pay $2.3 million in restitution. worcester police continue to investigate after a woman is injured while jumping out of a moving car on investigators say the 25-year-old rolled down for about 40 feet after she jumped out of the back seat. police say the car kept accelerating when the driver tried hitting the brakes. the victim suffered minor injuries. >> sarah: trouble for donald trump in the race for the white house. there are reports this morning that controversies involving the g.o.p. candidate may be affecting his own campaign. the g.o.p. source says trump staffers, even his campaign manager, are frustrated that he has gone so far off message
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7's nicole oliverio joins us with how trump has turned on some party leaders. >> welk sarah, donald trump is refusing to endorse some politicians in his own party, possibly as payback. so this comes as a trump adviser in new hampshire who made headlines for suggesting hillary clinton be executed, well, he's now speaking out abouting the gold star family who took the stage at the dnc. >> he's a disgrace. as a gold star father using his son like he >> the new hampshire cochair of donald trump's campaign and a veteran himself is lashing out at the khan family after their speech at the democratic national convention last week. >> he's a hypocrite. it's a shame. he's a gold star father. he destroyed his son. he should never ever have used his son, who died as a war hero. >> this as donald trump says he's not endorsing paul ryan's reelection bid, telling the "washington post" he's not quite
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could it be payback? weeks after trump locked up the nomination, ryan wouldn't endorse him. trump also slammed john mccain for not doing a better job with the vets. and yesterday trump not shy about his own lack of military service. >> i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> drawing criticism from former members of the military. >> i don't think he understands the sacrifice that mr. khan and the gentleman who gave him the purple heart have made. >> it's been a series of le that tells me he has no conception about the armed forces or what it means to serve. that certainly includes the notion of sacrifice. >> and the biggest criticism came from the current commander-in-chief. >> i think the republican nominee is unfit to serve as president. i said so last week, and he keeps on proving it. >> in an interview, trump responded to president obama's
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president in history. live in the control room, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> jennifer: nicole, thank you. more people coming in to weigh in on donald trump's controversy. dakota mayer tweeting that trump needs to apologize to the khan family if he wants to become the commander-in-chief. mayer is the son-in-law of former alaska governor and trump supporter sarah palin. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren again taking o >> just when you think that donald trump can't pull another one, can't demonstrate more clearly how disqualified he is to be president of the united states, he manages to top even himself. >> jennifer: warren was in somerville where she was speaking about america's agenda. today she will appear at an event in worcester. >> sarah: the white house is coming under fire this morning for making a payment to iran of
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the "wall street journal" reports the obama administration secretly transferred the money on the same day that iran released four u.s. hostages. the white house says it was not a ransom but a settlement over a failed arms deal from 1979. >> jennifer: also this morning, two men are being held without bail after police say they brought up recent police shootings during a traffic stop in salem. kelvin mendoza and emanuel rodriguez appeared in court on tuesday. police being "shot all over the country." officers say they ford a rifle and a loaded gun in the suspect's car. >> continued to yell at officers and then yell at the passenger, mr. rodriguez, saying, "don't say nothing. don't show them nothing." >> jennifer: officers followed the men because they believed they may be dealing drugs. >> sarah: boston police taking its new ice cream truck for a spin for national night out.
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national night out is meant to promote the relationship between police and communities across the country. officers say the event can help ease the tension that has been growing throughout the country. >> once you accept that issues did happen, you can come together on common ground and know that for each other we have empathy, sympathy and respect, and you move forward. >> sarah: the bpd has handed out more than cream since 2010. >> jennifer: they looked like they were having fun. >> sarah: i could use some ice cream right now. >> jennifer: sounds good. still ahead, a look inside boston's first medical marijuana dispensary. it opens today. in another first, they'll be delivering marijuana to patients. >> sarah: a terrifying robbery calling on camera. masked men storm a store, firing guns and threatening employees and customers. >> jennifer: a heart-stopping
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>> sarah: spoiler alert. wait and watch that tonight. locally dense fog to start this morning, but warming into the 80 was sunshine this afternoon. we'll talk about how long it sticks around coming up in your forecast. ism and we're following breaking news out of dubai. a plane is on fire at the airport. there united arab emirates is investigating "an incident." there is no word yet on any injuries. with simply right checking from santander bank, just make one deposit, withdrawal, transfer or payment each month to waive the monthly fee. and there's no minimum balance. you're alright... with simply right checking from santander bank.
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>> bri: we're staying on top of breaking news out of dubai. >> sarah: a plane making hard landing at the city's mange airport. smoke and fire could be seen coming from the emirates plane. there was earlier this morning. the airline says there were 275
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safe. the plane was headed to dubai from india. the incident now remains under investigation. >> jennifer: okay. back here at home, looks like we have a beautiful day in store, but some kinks to work out this morning. >> sarah: let's send it over to bri eggers with more on that. >> bri: we're looking forward to the return of sunshine. that sticks around with us for a few days. we're in for a warping trend, as well. we're back into a dry pattern. looks like our next chance for rainfall doesn't come until saturday, but it's definitely not a washout. bi talking about. we have some locally dense fog. mainly in the low-lying areas and conditions are improving in beverly. it's a really shallow layer of fog. we have beautiful pictures sent in this morning. you can see that barrel of fog right here in the city of boston. so the shallow layer means it will mix out really quickly as you start the get some warmth in here and the sun starts to take hold of us. it will also warm our temperatures up very quickly, but we have some cool temps to
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stretching down to norwood. low 60s for boston. the high pressure, main controlling feature of our weather as we head through the next few days. we know what that means. we get the sunshine back in store for us. it is comfortable this afternoon. we're talking low 80s, maybe even some mid-80s, but that will be away from the coastline. a bit of a sea breeze. that will keep us closer to 80 degrees for the immediate coastline, including boston. headed to fenway tonight to enjoy some james taylor, the musical stylings of the famou james taylor. we have lots of sunshine to enjoy for there, not only to mention the sunshine and the nice warmth. we will also keep the dew points in check. i always say a good threshold for dew points will be about 60 degrees. any less than that is comfortable. any more and it starts to get sticky. a little noticeable. you'll start to notice it on friday, but you really notice it as you get into saturday. that's also our next chance for a weather maker to come in here, bringing us some scattered showers early on saturday.
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get into this afternoon. but i'm not really concerned about any of those storms getting feisty on us. we'll continue the watch it. doesn't look like a washout. nevertheless, enjoy the next few days. we have the sunshine sticking around for us. 74 to 79 for the beaches. because of that light sea breeze, and just for planning purpose, not to bum you out, because you did talk about lots of sunshine today, today will be our last sunset during the 8:00 hour. for your planning purposes, still gorgeous summer weather ahead of us as we head throughout this entire week. again, saturday not a washout. scattered showers to start, possibly aniteslated storm late in the day. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. looking good on the roads so far this morning. you can see some of that dense fog out there. 93 southbound and northbound not looking too badly there. take a look at the expressway this morning. this is where traffic is heavier. let's go to the maps. you're watching an accident on savin hill northbound. that's clear.
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braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. you're also slow around the braintree split on route 24 northbound, back to brockton. route 95 and route 3 not looking too bad. your you're problem free in and out of town on the pike, no issues on route 2 or 3 this morning. check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 25 minutes braintree to boston on the expressway. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. and 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 14 minutes there. the "t" and commuter rail is running on >> sarah: a terrifying armed robbery caught on camera in texas. surveillance video shows three men storming into a supermarket on friday. one of the suspects fired a shot at the ceiling, sending customers and employees running. two employees managed to hide in a back room, locking the door. the suspect tried to break down the door even firing shots through it. >> i couldn't believe that somebody opened the door to let her in, because i feel like you could have been so scared that
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the door is closed, it's staying closed, i don't care. >> down on the floor, crawling back and forth, just trying to say, if i'm lucky enough, dodge a bullet. >> the gunmen stole a cell phone and a wall fret a customer before leaving the store. >> jennifer: new details about the zika outbreak. people in florida on alert after another person is infected with the virus. this is the 15th person to be infected from mosquitoes in that state. officials are working to figure out where this person was in the miami neighborhood where the other cases were found. health officials are also warning that the mosquitoes carrying the virus could be resistant to sprays, leaving pregnant women worried. >> i am absolutely terrified, just completely terrified. i mean, i think the scariest part is that our political leaders have really failed us at this point. >> we're still on a steep learning curve about this virus.
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arms around how extensive this outbreak could be. >> sarah: public health officials are continuing to warn pregnant women to avoid certain parts of miami. still ahead, concern for a red sox star. hanley ramirez being checked out after a brief fall following last night's game in seattle. >> jennifer: the u.s. men's basketball team reportedly getting an upgrade from the olympic village to luxury digs while in rio. >> sarah: plus a plan to ban
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the stairs heading back to the visiting clubhouse. boston had a 4-0 lead in the eighth but allowed five runs in the bottom of the inning. pitcher fernando abad made his first appearance for the sox, allowing a three-run homer to robinson cano. rookie andrew benintendi made his major league debut. he represented the go-ahead run in the ninth, but he struck out to end the game and sox t sox lost by four. >> jennifer: a massachusetts man on the road to rio and days away from living the dream he's and when the opening ceremony begins, he'll be front and center. >> sarah: he's been picked to carry his native country's flag. 7's nancy chen is in rio with the story. >> even though the opening ceremony is on friday and the competition begins there, competition has already started. u.s. women's soccer playing later today against new zealand. and brazil has been preparing for the olympics for years. they're putting the final touches here in the olympic park. take a look behind me. you can see the tennis stadium
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up. one exciting development for new england to tell you about, springfield wrestler asnage castelly will be the flag bearer for the nation of haiti during the opening ceremony. he is the first wrestler to ever represent haiti at the olympics. and he's been rallying the nation for years to let him do some he told me competing in rio is much more than just about him. it's about his country. >> i want to inspire the next generation, the next hey, that's my country, man, i could be next. i challenge them to be better than me. >> nancy: we have to keep our eyes out for castelly and all of our local athletes. i'll bring you the highlights. in rio de janeiro, nancy chen, 7news. >> jennifer: and once again the u.s. men's basketball team will be the heavy favorite to win gold. during the olympics, the employers will be living in style. >> sarah: the players will be reportedly staying in a cruise
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the ship will be docked at a port in rio throughout the games. it will be guarded by 250 federal police officers. and 7news is your home for the summer games. nancy chen in rio for all the excitement. live reports begin tomorrow morning right here on "today in new england." >> jennifer: looking forward the that. and still ahead, tom brady and gisele scoring a pricy pad in new york city. we'll show you. >> sarah: also the obamas hosting a state dinner at the white house, and first lady michelle making waves with her fashion choice. the beach with bears. families cannot believe their eyes when a mother and her cubs go for a dip just a few feet
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>> jennifer: we go inside boston's first medical marijuana facility opening today.
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man's maserati does 135 in new hampshire. >> jennifer: plus the plan to ban some from playing pok?mon go. and a heart-stopping moment when an "america's got talent" contestant shoots a flaming arrow and misses. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: all right. it's 6:30. we're following breaking news out of due why. a plane on fire and smoking after a making hard landing at the city's major airport. good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for staying us with. it's 6:30. >> jennifer: and i'm jennifer eagan in for christa delcamp. bri has been noting all morning long, today is our last sunset past 8:00. >> sarah: i can't believe it's august, bri. >> bri: you make it sound like i've been harping on it. i don't want to bum anybody out. the best days of summer are still to come. i promise you. we're starting out with fog this morning, locally dense, low-lying areas. you can see bedford, norwood, as well. something to keep in mind. if that's part of their commute, just tack on a few extra minutes.
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start, but we warm up nicely for this afternoon, and the sunshine is back for us, as well. looks like low 80s for most. travel forecast, travel for today, looking good. still some monsoonal moisture in the southwest and also some severe storms that are expected in the high plains today. we'll get a look at your extended forecast in a few minutes. >> jennifer: bri, thank you. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thank you. things are slowing down. you see the stop-and-go traffic. let's go to the maps. you're watching an accident that happened in quincy northbound on the expressway just before adams street. you notice things are backed up back to the braintree split partially because of that. route 24 northbound stop and go from brockton up to 18. a little bit on 95 northbound. 128, as well. in and out of town on the pike, no issues there. route 2 and 3 looking pretty good. 93 southbound, you're slow from wilmington all the way into boston. and a little stop-and-go traffic
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you're getting ready to head out the door. nearly half an hour on the expressway braintree to boston. your easiest drive is into town on the pike, only 12 minutes into town from 128. and then 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, nearly half an hour, as well. the "t" and commuter rail both running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: canerly, staying on top of this breaking news out of dubai, a plane making a hard landing at the city's major airport. smoke and fire could be seen coming from the emirates airlines plane. it appears to be on its belly on the nw the airline says 275 passengers were on board and everyone is safe. the plane was heading to dubai from india. the incident remains under investigation. now to the day's other top stories. police are searching for man believed to have robbed two stores in billerica. officers say the man had a knife when he robbed a convenience store last night. they believe the same person also robbed a liquor store. investigators may release surveillance footage from both stores later on today.
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saying good-bye to a seven-year-old boy who drowned at a beach in south boston last tuesday. a wake will be held this afternoon for kyzr willis. the young boy was found in the water at carson beach after he wandered off from his group at a city-run summer day camp last week. >> jennifer: this morning we're getting a first look inside boston's first medical marijuana facility. it opens later today and is right in the heart of the city and in some ways it will be first of its kind. in boston's busy downtown landmark, the city's first medical marijuana dispensary is getting ready to open. you could pass right by it and not even know it's there. >> i don't see any signage or anything. is that by design? >> that was one of the reqiernls from the city, that there be no large signage outside. >> jennifer: patriot c.e.o. bob mayerson takes us inside. it has the feel of a doctor's
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>> we're a health care company and see ourselves as a medical company. we don't want to feel like a head shop. so all the marijuana will be kept behind the counter in cabinets and drawers. patients can see it and smell it before they buy it. we will have eight strains of smokeable product and several infused products. >> jennifer: in boston, an added responsibility, the city is requiring paint idea care to deliver marijuana to any patient who says they can't get downtown. it will be the first time any dispensary does a house call. will you have one person in that, two people in that? >> i would rather not get into all the details, but the state requires us to have two people in the vehicle. >> jennifer: we asked the city's police commissioner about safety. >> if there are robberies, we'll make sure we tighten up their drives and everything else. >> jennifer: it's taken almost two years for patriot care to open this dispensary in boston. they worked with concerned neighbors and met the demands of
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>> we think the neighborhood will continue to improve. the team was very deliberate in where they wanted to open the doors of our facile. we couldn't be happier to be here. >> the dispensary on milk street is set to open today at 1:00. >> sarah: a massachusetts lawmaker fighting to keep sex offenders from playing pok?mon go. the state rep from gardner has filed a bill calling for a want on the popular game for sex offenders. he says pok?mon go could make it easier for predators there is no word yet on when the bill would be voted on. >> jennifer: police arrest a man after a dangerous drive in new hampshire. a state trooper clocked this blue maserati going 135mph in a 55mph zone on monday. the trooper pulled the 21-year-old driver over on route 4 in durham. he's expected to be arraigned in court in september. a salem man is behind bars this morning accused of murdering his wife.
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walked into their station and admitted to strangling his wife. detectives found her body at her home. investigators say steeves and his wife were recently going through a divorce and she had even filed a restraining order against him. this morning steeves is being held without bail after pleading not guilty. he'll be back in court next month. transit police arrest man they say assaulted an officer at the harvard square "t" stop with a needle. the officer was struck in the face by a hypodermic needle and was taken to the hospital for treatment. >> sarah: two mashpee police officers make a special visit to a girl injured in a bad accident. the officers stopped by spaulding rehab center in boston to visit gabby mahoney. she was hit by a car two weeks ago while riding her bike on route 130 in mashpee. gabby says she's feeling better but she's a little homesick and can't wait to head home. >> jennifer: that's a long trip for them. i'm sure that meant a lot to her. >> sarah: i love seeing those pictures and hearing about that story. >> jennifer: well, still
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sight? >> sarah: and a scary moment on "america's got talent" when a fiery stunt goes wrong. >> jennifer: and everyone jumping. beachgoers shocked when they realize they're sharing the beach with family of bears. >> danielle: good morning. there's the expressway. notice the stop-and-go traffic. we're watching an accident northbound in quincy by savin
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>> sarah: trending today online, a dangerous act on "america's got talent" goes horribly wrong. a woman shoots her fianc?e in the neck with a flaming arrow. oh, i can't even watt. she missed while trying to hit a bull's-eye he had in his mouth. oh, the man was immediately rushed to the hospital. he later tweeted that he is doing fine. that is crazy. >> jennifer: the judges look like they're in shock. let's move on. the first lady getting some fashion help from lady gaga's stylist. michelle obama wore this white strapless gown designed by plan
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dinner for the obamas. >> i can't believe it. >> that is so cute! >> family of bears cooling off in the water at a california beach. you can see them hugging one another, splashing each other. they do plenty of reaction from beach-goers. the bears eventually headed back to shore and went into a nearby forest. i hope people... it looks like which is smart. >> jennifer: so cute, but don't get too close. >> sarah: right. you never know what they're going to do. not your friends. >> jennifer: we're following breaking news out of dubai. a plane on fire after crash landing at the airport. 275 people on the emirates jet evacuated. >> sarah: a medal of honor recipient the latest to call on donald trump to apologize to a gold medal family. >> jennifer: plus tom brady celebrating a birthday and securing one of the hottest pieces of real estate in the big
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days before the olympic games kick off. >> sarah: time to know and go. we have all your top stories coming up. >> jennifer: we start out with traffic and weather. here's bri eggers with a check of the forecast. >> bri: we're a little foggy in some spots, reducing visibility, bedford, norwood to pick out a couple spots. beverly, visibility is improving there. it won't take long to mix up that fog. we are also starting with cool temperatures. this is a big change from a few mornings ago. we're looking at mid-50s in most spots. or a sweater for the ride into work. it's fantastic for this afternoon. 75 to 83 for our highs, the light sea breeze keeping the immediate coastline. we just have high pressure in control through the end of the work week. while i'd love to say today is my pick day of the week, we still have tomorrow and friday ahead of us, and it just gets better. music at fenway for james taylor, looking comfortable
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the next couple days, maybe a touch sticky by the time we get into friday. it's not until saturday that it will really be noticeable. that's when we're expecting our next weather maker. you can see here come the front getting into late friday. and by saturday morning, we could see some scattered showers around, possibly aniteslated storm into the afternoon. a look at your 7 on 7 forecast, keeping your sunshine around for a few days, and just the clouds peeking in for saturday, but the return of sunshine and the gray week. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. here's a look at 93 southbound. notice the slow and go. this is pretty much what it look like all the way back to wilmington this morning. let's go to the maps. we're watching an accident on the expressway. that's clear. good news there. still nearly half an hour from braintree into boston. northbound on the expressway there. hitting the brakes pretty much the whole way. we're watching a new crash. this is in randolph, route 24 at 128. that has traffic backed up to
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problem-free heading in or out of town on the pike. also no major issues on route 2 or route 3. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. nearly half an hour on the expressway braintree to boston, just 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. that's your easiest drive this morning. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, also nearly half an hour. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: staying on top of breaking news out of dubai. a plane making a hard landing at the city's major airport. emirates airline plane that appeared to be on its belly on the runway. the plane originated from india with 300 people who were on board and everyone is safe. the incident remains under investigation. >> jennifer: right now the hunt is on for a robbery suspect who hit two stores threatening people with a knife. >> sarah: detectives are hoping surveillance video will help them catch the dangerous criminal. 7's victoria warren live in billerica with more. >> victoria: this was an absolutely terrifying experience.
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time. and at one store he scared a woman so much that she needed to go to the hospital. billerica police got the call about the armed robbery at a liquor store just before 9:00 last night. witnesses told police they found a large hunting knife. while police were investigating, a second armed robbery came in, the suspect looking and acting the same. that woman at a convenience store two miles away. physically fine but was so upset they brought her to the hospital to get checked out. billerica police continue their investigation. the suspect is still out there and as part of the investigation, police are viewing surveillance images from both stores to see if there are any image they could release to the public. live this morning in billerica, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> jennifer: victoria, thank you. happening today, family and friends will be saying good-bye to a seven-year-old boy who drowned at a beach in south
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afternoon for kyzr willis. the young boy was found in the water off carson beach after he wandered off from his group at a city-run summer day camp last week. at a vigil last night, those who helped during that frantic search say they feel the family's loss. >> what brought me out here today is the losses of kyzr. he is a family member, not to me but to all of us who live in south boston. that summer d community center reopenedders doors on tuesday. >> jennifer: mayor marty walsh facing accusations of coercion as the legal battle with organizers of the south boston st. patrick's day parade continues. an attorney for the parade organizers have filed a new come operate against mayor walsh. it alleges the mayor pressured organizers into allowing an l.g.b.t. veterans group to march two years ago. a spokesperson for the mayor responded by saying he will continue fighting for the l.g.b.t. community. taxi trouble for the owner of
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the owner is now facing federal fraud and tax charges. investigators say he lied about payroll taxes, employed illegal aliens and did in the pay overtime wages to workers. the company has agreed to pay $2.3 million in restitution. >> jennifer: boston's first medical marijuana facility is set to open this afternoon. patriot care is located on milk street. all patients will need to show a medical marijuana card and another i.d. to enter. city officials are also to any patient who cannot get downtown. >> sarah: worcester police continue to investigate after a woman is injured while jumping out of a moving car on tuesday. investigators say the 25-year-old rolled down the street for about 40 feet after she jumped out the back seat. police say the car kept accelerating when the driver tried hitting the brakes. the victim suffered minor injuries. >> jennifer: to the race for the white house. there are reports this morning that controversies involving donald trump may be affecting
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a g.o.p. source says trump staffers even his campaign manager are frustrated that he has gone so far off message recently. 7's nicole oliverio joins us with how trump has turned on party leaders. nicole? >> nicole: jen, as you mentioned, donald trump is upsetting some of his own staffers as he refuses to endorse his top party's leader. trump says he's not endorsing house speaker paul ryan for reelection telling the "washington post" he's not quite there yet. some think this d back since ryan didn't endorse trump for weeks after he lost -- he locked up the presidential nomination. trump has also refused to endorse senator john mccain because he has "not done a good job with veterans." and on tuesday trump made headlines again after he kicked a crying baby out of his campaign stop in virginia. >> don't worry about that baby. i love babies.
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i like it. what a baby. what a beautiful baby. don't worry. don't worry. the mom's running around like, don't worry about it, you know. it's young and beautiful and healthy, and that's what we like. actually, i was only kidding, you can get the baby out of here. that's all right. don't worry. i think she really believed me that while i'm speaking. that's okay. people don't understand. >> jennifer: most understand what crying babies do. president obama commented on trump's recent controversy saying he's unfit to be president. trump returned fire saying president obama will go down as the worst president in history. live in the control room, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: a medal of honor recipient is the latest conservative to scold donald trump in his feud with the
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dakota mayer tweeted that trump needs to apologize to the khan family if he wants to become the commander-in-chief. mayer is the son-in-law of former alaska governor and trump supporter sarah palin. meantime, massachusetts senator elizabeth warren again taking on trump. >> just when you think that donald trump can't pull another one, can't demonstrate more clearly how disqualified he is to be president of the united himself. >> sarah: rar remember was in somerville speaking about america's agenda. today she will speak in worcester. >> jennifer: two men are being held without bail after police say they brought up recent police shootings at a traffic stop in salem. kelvin mendoza and emanuel rodriguez appeared in court on tuesday. mendoza made references to police being shot all over the county. officers found a rifle and a
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fish lying on the beach in nauset. according to the orleans harbor master, these fish are called pogies and are pushed ashore by striped bass and blue fish. this isn't a rare sight, though, it's been happening for months. people use them as bait to catch other fish. >> meaghan: we should learn about the severity of hanley ramirez's wrist injury. the red sox firstman had x-rays done after he slipped on a step heading back into the clubhouse. disappointing loss. boston had a 4-0 lead in the eighth but allowed five runs in the bottom of the inning. pitcher fernando abad made his first appearance for the sox, allowing a three-run homer to robinson cano. sox lost 5-4. >> sarah: the patriots head back the practice today. players will be working out in foxborough after an off day on tuesday. this morning's practice starts a little later than usual.
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a reason to celebrate. it's his birthday. the pats' q.b. now 39. so far there is no word yet on how brady and his family plan to celebrate the big day. but he may already have a reason to celebrate or a present for himself. quoting to the "globe," the pats q.b. and wife gisele are set to buy a new condo in new york city for $to 20 million. they're set to move into the tribeca condo in 2018. >> christa: the u.s. women's in rio ahead of the summer games. team campaign and needham native aly raisman ringing in the start of their games with this picture taken at the big olympic rings in rio. raisman is also standing tall with the rest of team u.s.a., although maybe not in this picture. she snapped this one with a member of the men's volleyball team. 7news is your home for the summer games. nancy chen is in rio with all the action. look at her live report starting
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it's going to be exciting. we might stay out there today. >> jennifer: definitely does, bri. >> bri: even though we're starting with cool temperatures and areas of locally dense fog, we will warm up. this afternoon it's back to normal for summertime standards. picture-perfect, mostly sunny skies, 75 to 83 for our highs. a sea breeze, that will keep the beaches nice and refreshing. a look at the 7 on 7 forecast, showing the sunshine cooking around through friday plus a warming trend in store. we could be in for scattered showers and a wereout, though. all things considered, this is how summer should look as we roll on into august. >> jennifer: all right. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks for joining us, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> sarah: i'm jennifer eagan, "today in new england" returns with your latest news and weather at 9:00.
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