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>> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: goo monday morning. it's 5:00 a.m. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. able to check your forecast on monday morning. as you head back to work, chris lambert joins us again. welcome back. >> chris: thank you. good morning, everyone. comfortable start. you have to get back to work. if you were upat olympics, good for you. a nice day ahead. mid-50s now. 71 in boston. we have mainly clear skies across new england. i do expect a lot of sunshine over the next couple day, and that low humidity over the next couple day, as well. mid-afternoon, mid-80s. a few upper 80s inland. localized sea breezes likely across cape ann and cape cod. temperatures will be in the upper 70s to lower 80s. heading out to the beach today, we look good. temperatures running upper 60s
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the water. more on forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy monday. good news if you're getting ready to head out the door. roads looking good. 93 southbound as you make your way through somerville, here's a look at the expressway. no issues on either of those highways this morning. let's go to the maps. a lot of glen on route 3, 24 and 95, no issues there. you're problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. southbound, you'll run enter a couple work crew, but those will quickly wrap things up as you head into the 5:00 hour. let's check those drive times if you're ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 11 minutes on 93 southbound from 128 to the zakim bridge. so the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news. thousands of delta passengers around the world are experiencing delays because of a
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flights are grounded due the a system outage nationwide. passengers have reported delays at several airport, including london heathrow, tokyo and los angeles. no word yet on if there are in delays here at logan airport. >> christa: let's go to the olympic accident right now. aly raisman performing a flawless floor exercise. the u.s. women's gymnastics team putting on quite a show at the qualifying session in rio. the team breezing their way to the top of the leaderboard. >> sarah: unstoppable, nearly sweeping the qualifying events as a team. nancy chen has more now from the summer games. >> nancy: coming into these game, there was a lot of hype about the u.s. women's gymnastics team, and when they stepped on to the world stage, they did not disappoint. >> that was the best we have ever seen aly raisman do in competition. >> needham native aly raisman and u.s. women's gymnastics team off to a near perfect start. >> is she better than 2012?
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performance solidified her place in the all-around final later this week. i talked to her right after she finished. >> congratulations. i'm so happy for you. how does it feel to qualify for the all-around again? >> it feels really special. i haven't sunk in yet. my mind is for the team final. we're really excited. we were a team tonight. >> nancy: for her, confidence has been key. >> whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. important. >> nancy: aly finishing behind simone biles. the three-time world champion dominated in every event. >> she flies higher than anybody else in this competition. >> congratulations on everything. how are you feeling? >> i'm feeling very excited. i'm confident. i think we're ready to go out and compete. >> nancy: biles was also the top qualifier for three event
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first female gymnast to ever win five gold medals in one olympics. gabby douglas finished third behind biles and raisman, but she will not get to defend her title because of the rule that only allows two gymnasts from every country to move forward. >> u.s.a.! >> nancy: the americans look like they're in a good place for yet another team gold medal. and for several other americans, they are going for gold, too, upsets. it is a busy second day of competition. >> and michael phelps with olympic gold medal number 19. >> nancy: michael phelps showing the world he's not done yet. the most decorated olympian of all time made his rio debut in the 4x100m relay. phelps swam the second leg, pushing the u.s. ahead of france. his teammates were able to stay strong to take the top spot.
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ledecky also shining bright. >> all about ledecky, how fast she would go. >> nancy: the 19-year-old was the favorite in the women's free style final. >> ahead of the world record by a full second! she's going to break it! >> nancy: she shattered her own world record and got gold. some tennis stars falling early in the first round during rio. number one-ranked novak djokovic lost his first mat juan martin del potro, who was ranked 145th in the world. >> a stunner in rio. >> nancy: a doubles defeat for defending gold medalists serena and venus williams. >> for the first time in their olympic doubles career as teammates, the williams sisters lose a first-round... >> they fell to the czech republic duo of lucie safarova and barbora strycova in the first round.
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in rio with a 15-0 olympic doubles record. earlier in the day serena's defense of her singles title got off the a better start. she took down her opponent in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. even though wild winds made serving tough. all of sunday's rowing races were canceled because of the high winds. rain later in the afternoon may have contributed to this crash. a dutch cyclist in the lead flipped over her handle bars and onto the ground. she had a concussion and three minor fractures in her spine, but the dutch cycling federation says she is okay. so many highs and a few lows. the games are just getting started here in rio. in rio, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. take a look at the medal could, where it stands right now. team u.s.a. is in the lead with
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gold, five silver and four bronze. china is in second with eight medals. ism your must-see moments of the day involve the men's gymnastics finals. katie ledecky and michael phelps will both be back in the pool, and kerri walsh-jennings and april walsh take on china as they continue in the prelims for beach volleyball. >> christa: coming up, an "snl" star earning an olympic invite. the tweet that captured attention of the olympics producer. the death of a college baseball player originally from lowell was shot and killed playing pok?mon go near san francisco's fisherman's wharf. jennifer eagan is in lowell with more on what happened. >> jennifer: christa, good morning. investigate centers california are trying to figure out a motive. this young man's family says the shooting was random. he's being remembered this
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athlete. according to a fund-raising page set up by a cousin, the victim has been identified as 20-year-old calvin riley, a baseball player who was going to college in california with dreams of becoming a pro. his family says he grew up in lowell. investigators are piecing together what happened, but they say riley was shot some time saturday night just before 10:00 near a san francisco park. the shooter has not been caught. >> i police will be paying closer attention to this area. they do patrol it regularly. this is an unusual occurrence. we'll do everything we can to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> jennifer: riley's family says he was playing pok?mon go when he was shot at random, something investigators would not confirm. police across the country have issued warnings to pok?mon go players, reminding them to be aware of their surroundings while they play the popular
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and family friend reportedly says that riley was with a friend at the time of the shooting but had gotten a few steps ahead and was out of sight. investigationers from san francisco are checking surveillance video. live in lowell, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: also happening today, officials in fairhaven will be talking about a revolutionary war. people playing the game have left piles of garbage at fort it will cost $8,000 to clean up and fix the damage. >> sarah: breaking news, an official in afghanistan says five gunmen have kidnapped an american and a australian in the city of kabul. the two men were taken from a vehicle near the american university of afghanistan. they believe the victims work at the university. a neighborhood in worcester is on alert this morning after an alarming crime. police say two women were hit by stray bullet as they were
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saturday afternoon. one bullet went through the wall and going through the leg of a 5 -year-old woman. the bullet then grazed a second woman. neighbors say crimes like this are not unusual. >> this sort of thing happens a lot in worcester these days, and it's sad. you know, because you can't be safe. there are so many children in this neighborhood. there is a park right down the street. >> police do not believe they were the intended target. so far police do not have any setbacks. >> sarah: police are looking for the person who left a disturbing message at a park in tewksbury. investigators say someone wrote the phrase "kill cops" on a skate ramp on wednesday. crews have since painted over that message, but the community is concerned that someone is threatening police officers. >> christa: it's a horrible thing. i have a three and five year old. it shows it's scary. i think to have it done so close to home, it's unfortunate.
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police and the person will be charged with vandalism. >> sarah: new this morning, police arresting the father of a woman who was murdered in new bedford last month. the connecticut police report he was arrested after evading questioning about his daughter's death. 19-year-old sabrina dasilva was killed outside of her home while carrying groceries. police are investigating a tragic death of a young boy at a water park in kansas. caleb schwaab was riding down a 168-foot water slide when he fell off of it on sunday and died. he is the son of a state representative. the slide is billed as the tallest water slide in the world. the water park was closed immediately after the accident and will remain closed today. police are still investigating what exactly went wrong during the ride. >> christa: let's go to the latest in the race for the white house on this monday morning. new poll numbers on the
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the latest numbers from the "washington post"/abc poll show hillary clinton is up by eight points nationally. she's ahead of donald trump 50% to his 42%. meantime, trump will be outlining a new economic plan during his speech in detroit today. a senior official with the trump campaign says as president trump would make payments fully dax deductible. cap childcare expenses to be no more than 10% of a family's income. she will be speaking coming up on thursday. later on today, gary johnson and his running mate, former massachusetts governor bill weld, will hand in their final petitions to get to be wall lot this november as libertarian candidates. the two have been campaigning as an alternate choice to trump and clinton. >> sarah: off to a busy start. still ahead, you saw the interview first on 7, a beverly pilot talking about this
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>> sarah: welcome back. 5:16. we're hearing these wonderful stories from chris after his vacay. >> christa: this is parenthood 101 here. >> chris: i woke up a friday morning, wouldn't go back the sleep. you think you're on the vacation, don't have to set the alarm clock, there's the alarm clock for you. 71 in boston. very comfortable air mass in place. mid-50s in some of the cooler suburbs. so it's a terrific day out there. as we go through next couple afternoons, sunshine around. in fact, we keep these dew point levels down into the 50s and lower. very comfortable air mass in place. we'll watch these dew points shoot up wednesday into thursday.
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we're talking about with the tropical-like feel to the air, temperatures below 90 if not above 90 degrees. dew points running in the 70s. a few thin clouds. u.v. index on the very high side. we'll have that throughout the next couple days thanks to all that sunshine. the forecast model here, scattered clouds trying to mix in this afternoon and again tomorrow afternoon. really not much to talk about. light breeze, no rain expected over the next couple days. what else i we haven't had much rain at all over the last couple months. a couple storms popping up on wednesday. we're watching the risk of that in the afternoon into the evening. really wednesday night, as well. and then as we get into thursday, it looks like a limited chance of some showers and storms before we bump it back up to end the week. 83 to 88 this afternoon. a beautiful day. low humidity. coolest across cape ann and cape cod. temperatures in boston mid-80 with a light breeze this afternoon. mid-50s in the suburbs
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wide range for many of the suburbs in the mid-50s to upper 50s. holding the warmth in the city itself. mostly sunny skies tomorrow. warm day. coolest at the coastline. low to mid-80s at the coast. should reach close to 90 inland. it will be close to 90 quite a few times here on the seven day forecast. wednesday, more clouds around, an isolated storm. but we thursday, friday, saturday, temperatures running near if not above the 90-degree mark. increasing humidity, as well. >> sarah: let's head back to the olympic zone. for goal. rio de janeiro home to some breathtaking views and beaches. nancy chen took a tour of the best that the city has to offer. >> christa: when she had some spare time, make no mistake. she's been very busy. she explains why rio is considered one of the cultural centers of south america. >> nancy: we're based here in the olympic park, but before these olympic games got started, i got a chance to check out what
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de janeiro is one of the cultural centers of south america. and i got a chance to explore some of the city's most iconic sites. first up, christ the redeemer, one of the seven new wonders of the world, topping a mountain 2,300 feet high over the city. to get there, you have to take a train that cuts through the forest, providing some jaw-dropping views along the way. then it's a steep climb to the top. >> 200 steps later and we're finally here. to be one of the best in the city. mother nature had a different idea for our visit. getting up here isn't easy, but it's worth it. christ the redeemer is the largest art deco statue in the word, an icon for rio and the country of brazil. what takes your breath away months days is the view. rain or shine, you can't leave without snapping a touristy picture. from there back down into the city itself. rio is a city of passion.
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steps named after the artist who constructed them as a tribute to the people. at first his neighbors mocked him for covering the steps in the color of the brazilian flags. then people all around the world started donating tiles. now there are more than 2,000 of them from more than 60 countries around the world. it's not easy work being a tourist, so we take a break and hit the sand. there are beach, and then there are beaches. no visit to rio de j be complete without a trip to copacabana, one of the most famous beaches in the world. it's known for its perfect sand, its perfect waves, its perfect way of life. cheers to you, rio. that coconut, by the way, was delicious. they cracked it open for me right at the restaurant. it was very refreshing. >> sarah: coconuts are good, aren't they? she's a great tour guide there. up next on 7, did you check out the opening ceremonies?
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>> christa: we're hearing from gisele for the first time since taking part in that opening ceremony. >> sarah: and a pilot describes the heart-stopping moment as he breakthrough a plane that was missing a wheel back down to the ground in beverly. shaws and star market has everything you need, every day! the freshest food and low shaws and star market prices. and now save even more get lays family size chips or smartfood popcorn $1.99 each, limit 4. 32-ounce gatorades 79 cents each. and 2lb california strawberries or 18 oz blueberries $3.33 each. shaws and star market's anniversary sale.
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get gooey, flaky, happy. toaster strudel. >> sarah: the red sox wrapping up their west coast road trip on a down note, dropping the series to the dodgers. l.a. outfielder made his first major league debut and had a night the remember, driving in ur franchise record. adrian gonzalez made an impact against his old team. in the seventh he hit his 300th homer. sox lost 8-5. alex rodriguez's days as a major league player will soon end. he's set to step aside on friday. new york will release a-rod after that game. he will then shift enter an advisory role with the team. the 41-year-old has played 22 years in the major leagues.
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with the team once again. the pats removed edelman from the physically unable to perform list. he's become on the field with his teammates sunday. edelman has been recovering from foot surgery. he had that procedure back in may. edelman is focused on being 100% for the start of the season. >> you have to be in shape. you have to have the extra weight on. it's about seven pounds. so running around with the pads, and just catching the ball with the shoulder pads and the helt >> christa: and the pats will take part in joint practices at gillette tomorrow and wednesday. the two teams will then be playing a preseason game thursday night. >> sarah: up next at 5:30, a bold break in a jewelry heist in rhode island lands two men in police custody. >> and we're live this morning in beverlyry. we're hearing from the pilot behind an amazing emergency
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>> sarah: first on 7, a pilot is talking about the terrifying moments when he realized the plane he was trying the land in beverly was missing a wheel. >> christa: new this morning, investigators believe they know now what sparked this house explosion that caused a home in >> sarah: and michael phelps adds to his gold medal collection. we're live in rio with how his son is celebrating his dad's big win with team u.s.a. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: officially file that under the cutest celebration ever with his mom and little baby in the baby bjorn there. thanks for waking up with us. it is monday. back to work. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french.
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lambert from vacay. >> chris: thank you. not adjusting well to the early wake-up call, but we'll get there. mid-50s in the suburbs. good morning, everyone. very comfortable start to the day. we have a ton of sunshine ahead of us. picture-perfect weather. if your vacation extends enter today and tomorrow, we have a couple gore jauss-looking days with low humidity and temperatures in the mid-80s on average. cooler on the immediate coastline. and occasional storms. more on that forecast coming up. >> christa: all right. gersh for the latest on fast track traffic. >> danielle: good morning. things looking good on the expressway. let's go to the maps if you're getting ready to head out the door. problem-free on route 3, 24 and 95. slowing down around the braintree split. the pike looks good. routes 2 and 3 look good, as well. 93 is fine back to 495. no issues on route 1 this morning. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys.
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an official in afghanistan says five gunmen have kidnapped an american an and australian in the city of cawblg. the official says the two men were taken from a vehicle near the american university of afghanistan. police say they believe the victims were at the university. now to the day's other top stories. police are searching for a suspect after a man originally from lowell is gunned down in a park in california. investigators say 20-year-old calvin riley was playing pok?mon go with friends in san francisco when he was shot in the chest. police arresting a father of a woman who was murdered in new bedford last month. the connecticut post reports that he was arrested after evading questioning about his daughter's death. 19-year-old sabrina dasilva was killed outside of her home while carrying groceries last month. >> christa: now to an interview you saw first on 7. a pilot speaking out after pulling off this rough landing. so the small plane was missing a wheel on its landing gear, and the pilot did manage to keep
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heart-stopping moments. let's head out live to beverly with the latest on the story. least 7's victoria warren. vicki? >> victoria: this all happened while he was teaching a student. the two men, they prepared for the worst. they braced themselves knowing they had to land without part of the landing gear. an emergency landing in beverly, a plane touching down without part of its landing gear. >> i knew that i would have touch down at the possible. >> victoria: the pilot makes it look easy, but the truth is, this flight instructor was himself a student just a few weeks ago. he and his student walking safely away on only the third lesson ever of his instructing career. >> my instructor did an amazing job. he did an outstanding job. >> victoria: the pilot says almost as soon as he took off he through there was trouble. >> as soon as i reach about
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noise. boom, boom, boom. >> victoria: crews on the ground saw a wheel fell off and radioed. they had to make an emergency landing. firetrucks got in place, but both men's lives were in the pilot's hands. >> this is my lucky kay, and i'm actually alive to fly for another day. >> victoria: the student admits he used to be afraid of flying, but he says not anymore, even after this experience, both instructor and student have come back out here live this morning from the beverly airport, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now two men are set to face charges for allegedly breaking into a jewelry store in prosmed officers say the two men cut a hole through the roof and into the building. the suspects weren't able to steal anything, but they allegedly trashed the store. investigators say they may be looking for a third suspect. >> christa: and crews recuing
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hiking in new hampshire. the 40-year-old was walking down a trail in lincoln when he fell 50 feet. he was taken to the hospital with a serious head injury. we don't have any word on his condition now. >> sarah: new details on a young woman killed in a car crash on july 4th weekend in milford. the community has raised $9,000 for a park bench that will be dedicated to jackie gray. a 19-year-old was on her way to watch the fireworks last month with her friends when their car crashed into a pole. in that wreck. people in winthrop coming together to honor and remember bella bond. the community holding a vigil sunday night in honor of the toddler who would have turned four this weekend. at the memorial, people left cards, gifts, flowers and even sang happy birthday. bella's body was found on deer island last june. the two-year-old was known as baby doe for months until she was identified. now her mother and mother's boyfriend are charged with her death. bella's grandmother was at the
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>> just beautiful. it really is. very nice, you know thatch everybody came together as like family. >> sarah: bella's mother's trial will begin in december. >> christa: new this morning, upgrades to the green line are set to be delayed. the mbta says the repair will cost more than they originally planned for. in fact, according to the "globe," the repairs will cost initially the price tag was send to be $10 4 million. the upgrades are not expected to be completed until the end of 2017, one year later than the original projected date. >> sarah: still ahead on 7 news, building a wall, but this has nothing to do with politics. disney world taking action to keep tourists safe. >> christa: and a record-breaking win. katie ledecky winning gold and shattering her own world record.
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california. people in dozens of homes are being forced out because of it. the fire began over the weekend outside of los angeles. and in northern california, fire crews there are making progress battling two separate wildfires. heavy rain triggering deadly mudslides in mexico. investigators say at least 39 people died. hurricane earl brought intense rain and flooding, causing hillside to collapse on homes. more than 200 houses were damaged. disney world making changes after a young boy was killed by an alligator at the resort two months ago. disney officials say they are billing a rock barrier along the beaches where the tragedy happened. they say construction should be complete by october. two-year-old lane graves was killed when he was dragged underwater by an alligator back in june. his family says they are not suing disney for what happened. >> christa: we have more news headed your way in our know and go segment. coming up, investigators believe they know what caused this
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last week. >> sarah: and we're live in rio, aly raisman flipping her way into the all-around final. 7news is talking to the needham native about her big moment right after she got off the floor. ou need. its not all you get. longhorn's great american steak dinner for $12.99. perfectly seasoned sirloin with your choice of side. plus an appetizer or a dessert. all with fresh salad and unlimited bread. the great american steak dinner, for $12.99. tonight, only at longhorn steakhouse. you can't fake steak. for lunch try our steakhouse burger
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>> sarah: welcome back.
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>> christa: nice start to your day. so let's see what's going to happen next. here's chris lambert with your forecast. >> chris: continue with that low humidity and that sunshine, christa. 71 in town. but look at the suburbs. refreshing air mass in place. mid-50s from norwood up into bedford. 56, 57 right now. we have a lot of sunshine in place across new england. a few thin clouds at times. quite a bit of sunshine. back into the midwest, as well. we have a couple quiet days ahead of us here in new england. once we get into mid-week, a warm front and that will give us the opportunity of a couple isolated to scattered storms wednesday afternoon into wednesday night. and then thursday looks mainly dry. then we'll decrease the heat and humidity as we get toward the end of the week. isolated storm or two friday into saturday. but the bulk of the time here, hazy, hot and humid weather by the end of the week. enjoy the low humidity. that humidity shooting right up there by wednesday and thursday. 83 to 88 this afternoon.
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and very comfortable. mid-50s in the suburbs. 68 degrees in the city of boston. tomorrow we do it all over again with mostly sunny skies. nice warm afternoon away from the coastline. i think we'll push the upper 80s to near 90 along the coastline. low to mid-80s as that south wind beds out of the southeast. there it is, 7 on 7 forecast, plenty of summer weather ahead of us. increasing the humidity. dew point level 70 plus. tropical-like feel in the air storms are isolated friday and saturday. temperatures running 90 plus. thinking maybe more widespread by sunday and monday of next week. so we'll keep an eye on that. we could use the rainfall across new england. just don't see a whole lot of it over the next couple days. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: happy monday to you. no issues on 93. switch cameras and take a look at the expressway. you're still in good shape.
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town as you see here. let's go to the maps. south of town, slowing down around the braintree split. route 95, 24 and 3 are looking good. no issues on the pike. route 2 and 3 also looking good. check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 13 minutes on the expressway. braintree to boston, just 12 minutes. and into town on the pike from 128, 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 13 minutes. no delays here. no delays on the "t" or commuter rail either. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. let's get to some breaking news. thousands of dementia passengers are experiencing delays because of a system-wide computer failor. passengers have reported delays at several airports including those overseas, london heathrow, tokyo and back here in the u.s. in los angeles. no word on whether there are any delays at logan, but we'll keep you posted. now a check of the kay east other top stories. police are searching for the person who fired shots in
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through one woman's leg and then grazed the other while they were sitting on a porch in a second-floor apartment. police do not believe they were the intended targets. also police investigating the tragic death of a young boy at a water park in kansas. investigators say that ten-year-old caleb schwab was riding down a 16-foot water slide when he fell off and died. by the way, he's the son of a kansas state representative. the water park has closed after the accident and will stay closed today. >> sarah: new this morning, investigators say they know what caused the big blast that caused a home in connecticut to collapse. they believe propane gas leak caused the explosion last week. the gas line was powering a crier in the home at the time. sieve people were hurt at the explosion. the foundation that's building a remoral for people killed in a rhode island nightclub fire says they have almost the amount of money needed to start building. organizers behind the station
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build and maintain the memorial. 100 people died in the 2003 fire. beaches on cape cod are expected to reopen today after several recent shark sightings. last week officials received reports that multiple great white sharks were eating a whale carcass. they closed beaches over the weekend as a precaution. >> christa: to the olympic zone this monday morning, a live look at rio where another big hours. it's safe to say the u.s. women's gymnastics team is resting up after a strong showing last night. >> sarah: americans swimming for gold in a pool, shattering a record, and a local swimmer also making a splash. 7's nancy chen is in rio with more. >> nancy: good morning to you guys, from rio, team u.s.a. shining brightly in the pool, as well as on the gymnastics board. swimming champions michael phelps and katie ledecky coming
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is headed now to the all-around final along with teammate simone biles. the two setting the stage for possibly another team gold in jim newscastics. -- >> gymnastics. >> that was the best we have ever seen aly raisman do in competition. >> needham native aly raisman and u.s. women's gymnastics team off to a near perfect start. >> is she better than 2012? >> i actually she she might be. >> nancy: aly's strong performance solidified her place in the all-around final later this week. i congratulations. i'm so happy for you. how does it feel to qualify for the all-around again? >> it feels really special. it hasn't sunk in yet. right now my mind is for the team final on tuesday. we're really excited. we were really a team tonight. we're going to do the same thing on tuesday. >> nancy: alily finishing
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>> congratulations on everything. how are you feeling? >> i'm feeling very excited. i'm confident. i think we're ready to go out and compete. >> nancy: biles was also the top qualifier for three event final, balance beam, vault and floor, and she's on track to be first female gymnast to ever win five gold medals in one olympics. gabby douglas finished third behind biles and raisman, but she will not get to defend her title because of the rule that only allows two gymnasts from every country to move forward. >> u.s.a.! >> nancy: and it was major night in swim, as well. we saw a world record f usual, did not disappoint. michael phelps earned his 19th gold medal, proving to the world he's not done yet. michael phelps swam the second leg of a relay, giving team u.s.a. a lead they never relinquished. gold feels good. >> being part of the 400 relay was a cream of mine. and i've been on the good side and the bad side of it.
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>> nancy: defending olympic champion france took the silver. on the women's side... >> it's all about ledecky, how fast she will go. >> nancy: katie ledecky has a new world record and a gold medal to go with it. the 19-year-old was the favorite in the 400m free style final, and she didn't disappoint. >> ahead of the world record by a full second. she's going to break it! >> nancy: the world record belonged to her. >> feels good. it's great to be up there on the anthem. >> nancy: and the picture of the gold coming to us from michael phelps' son. boomer phelps posting on instagram likely with a little help from mom. facts for sharing your gold medal with me, dad. i love you and can't wait until i get to see you. pretty cute there. we'll see phelps next tonight swimming in the 200m butterfly. it was a busy day in the olympic park in general yesterday with a lot of other competitions taking
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and we saw some tennis trouble for some big names, including the williams sisters. they're out of the doubles tournament in the first round. a major upset there. ten players in general dealing with high winds during their matches. those high gusts knocking over barricades, damaging the facilities at the olympic park. we saw it firsthand hourses. other events were also affected. including all of sunday's events which were flat-out canceled. and rain later this a dutch cyclist in the lead flipped over her handle bars and on to the ground. she had a concussion and three minor frurps in her spine. but the dutch cycling federation says thankfully she is okay. meantime, aly raisman's parents getting attention for their reaction during the gymnastic's competition. four years ago in london, they cannot sit still while they
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once she's done. last night aly did not have any problem admitting she and her parents were nervous. >> i thought i was going the vomit. i was trying to find them. i can't see them, but i'm sure my mom felt like she was going to vomit today, too. >> nancy: meantime, another star punched her ticket to rio, butter with a not talking about abatlegal. we're talking about comedian leslie jones. it seems her very lively tweeting has invite the rio. comedian leslie jones going for gold on twitter. >> i got my medals ready. we're ready for the this olympics. >> nancy: the "saturday night live" star showing her support for team u.s.a. >> u-s-a! go, go! go u-s-a! >> nancy: she's been live
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to get out your mean. >> nancy: and her feed is fantastic. >> this is the most aggressive game of ping pong that i have ever seen and i'm scared. >> nancy: one of her followers so impressed he thought she deserved a spot on the olympic commentary team and tweeted. nbc olympics producer jim bell agreed and made an offer tweeting, okay, leslie jones, you're officially invitedded to rio. wanna come? it sounds like jones is game. jones writing, cause you all need me. i would have the whole olympics pumped. >> i just love her so much. her energy is amazing. by the way, they tweeted again that they will connect. soily keep my eye out for jones. we're also hearing from gisele bundchen. she's talking exclusively to the "today show" about brazil hosting the games. >> everyone was saying, brazil cannot make it. it's going to be terrible.
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a disaster, and i feel like it was the opposite. i feel like not because i'm brazilian, but i feel like it was the most beautiful show. it showed so much heart. so much authenticity. so much. i'm so proud of it. >> she did a great job on friday night. see more of her interview on the "today show." >> christa: it was amazing. she was so stunning walking down the catwalk. by the way, it was so great to see michael phelps take back that mend for him to do that. but we all wondered, what was his mark that he had all over his body. nancy? >> nancy: a lot of people have been asking. it's like a physical therapy sort of thing. it's a healing process called cupping. it's all the rage among olympians. a heated glass cup is put on the skin to create suction in an
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so i guess whatever works, right, guys? >> christa: yeah. sounds really medieval to me. >> my husband did that in japan. >> christa: no way. >> sarah: yes, all over his back. i came home, what is wrong with you? and all the athletes do it. it's a big deal. >> christa: nancy, thank you. >> sarah: so a member of the u.s. archery team getting a lot of attention online for his appearance. some people are saying... >> christa: interesting. >> sarah: brady ellison looks a lot i don't know. welk leonardo dicaprio has an oscar. ellison now has his own hardware. he helped the men women a medal
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>> christa: breaking news, a search in princeton and police looking for clues overnight. >> sarah: also this morning, a deadly game of pok?mon go. a massachusetts native shot and killed while playing the popular game. >> christa: a plane making a rough landing in beverly. the pilot talking about the terrifying moments it came down. >> saah: american athletes puttg >> the united states will win gold in the 400m relay again! >> ledecky! >> sarah: from the gym to the pool and the podium, team u.s.a. already making history at the summer games. we're live with all the olympic action. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning. it is monday, august 8th, everybody. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. we've had more on the olympic zone in just a minute. but let's send it over to chris lambert.
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>> chris: thank you, sarah. good morning, everyone. 50s in the cooler suburbs. refreshing air mass in place with that own humidity. windows open. let that fresh air in. satellite and radar composite, expect mostly sunny skies and low humidity to prevail, not only today, but again tomorrow. temperatures topping off in the mid to upper 80s. warmth and humidity building. more on that forecast ahead. >> christa: good morning out there. >> danielle: it's too bad out there yet. here's 93 as you make your way through somerville. not too bad. switch cameras. take a look at the expressway. things are it a ballance slower. let's go to the maps. breakthrough braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway. south of town slower. routes 3, 24 and 95 looking good. problem-free heading in or out of town on the pike. route 2 and 3 looking good. 93 is fine back to 495. no issues on route 1678 both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule.
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princeton. a street is shut down for a police search. >> christa: investigators are combing for evidence from overnight. let's go to 7's john cuoco, and, john, what can you tell us about what's going on here? >> john: right now we're still trying to figure out exactly what's going on here, but we do know that brook station road here in princeton has been closed down for hours while an investigation is being conducted. right now i'm looking at one state police unit on brook station road at the medical examiner we're told is on scene, and brook station road will be reopening once the medical examiner is finished here. we have calls out to local and state police to try to get more information. i checked with police. they're still trying to figure out if there will be a press conference here, if there's not going to be a press conference here. but brook station road in princeton has been closed for hours while they're conducting this investigation. that's the latest from the scene here. >> christa: all right.
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john, keep us updated, if you almost also breaking news from overseas. an official in afghanistan says five gunmen have kidnapped an american and an australian in the city of kabul. the official says two men were taken from a vehicle near the american university of afghanistan. police say they believe the victims work at that university. >> sarah: this morning police are investigating a deadly game of pok?mon go. a massachusetts native killed while using the popular app. police say the 20-year-old college student was shot at a tourist spot in san fraco 7's jennifer eagan live in lowell where that victim grew up. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, good morning. investigators in california are trying to figure out a motive right now. this young man's family says the shooting was random, though. he's being remembered this morning as a loving son and star athlete. according to a fund-raising page set up by a cousin, the victim has been identified as 20-year-old calvin riley, a baseball player who was going to college in california with
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lowell. investigators are piecing together what happened, but they say riley was shot some time saturday night just before 10:00 near a san francisco park. the shooter has not been caught. >> authorities are definitely on alert. i think it's fair to say they will be paying closer attention to this area. they do patrol it regularly. i dean -- don't know. this is an unusual occurrence. we'll do everything we can to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> jennifer: riley's family says he was playing pok?mon go when he was shot at random, something investigators would not confirm. police across the country have issued warnings to pok?mon go players, reminding them to be aware of their surroundings while they play the popular game. and a family friend reportedly says that riley was with a friend at the time of the shooting but had gotten a few steps ahead and was out of sight. investigators in california are
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live in lowell, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: jen, thank you. meantime, a barrage of bullets go through a home in worcester. two women were hit by stray bullets as they were sitting on a second-floor porch at an apartment building saturday afternoon. so the was a single bullet apparently that went through the leg of a 52-year-old woman. then they say the bullet grazed a second woman. neighbors say crimes like this are not customary there. >> this sort it's sad, because you can't be saf. there's so many children in this neighborhood. there is a parking right down the street. >> christa: so police do not believe they were the intended targets. so far police do not have any suspects either. >> sarah: breaking news, thousands of delta passengers around the world are experiencing delays. right now because of a systemwide computer failure and a tweet, the airline says all flights are grounded. a system outage nationwide.
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london heathrow, tokyo and los angeles. no word yet on if there are any delays at logan. >> christa: let's head into the olympic zone in rio. wow. >> that was tremendous. >> christa: aly raisman and the entire women's gymnastics' team off to a stellar start. they're blowing away the competition in the qualifying round. >> get it done? >> christa: michael phelps also adding to his olympic medal collection, winning gold with the men's reray team. >> sarah: so far the action in the gym and the pool. here's nancy chen live in rio with more. good morning, nancy. >> nancy: hey, good morning to you. what a night for team u.s.a. michael phelps back with a vengeance. and the u.s. women's gymnastics team also coming it on top.
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>> that was the best we have ever seen aly raisman do in competition. >> nancy: needham native aly raisman and the u.s. women's gymnastics team off the a near perfect start. >> is she better than 2012? >> i actually she she might be. >> nancy: aly's strong performance solidified her place in the all-around final later this week. i talked to her right after she finished. congratulations. i'm so happy for you. how does it feel to qualify for the all-around again? >> it feels really special. i haven't sunk in yet. my mind is for the team final. we're really excited. we're going to do the same thing on tuesday. >> nancy: for her, confidence has been key. >> whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. the mental game is most important. >> nancy: aly finishing behind simone biles. the three-time world champion dominated in every event. >> she flies higher than anybody else in this competition.
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how are you feeling? >> i'm feeling very excited. i'm confident. i think we're ready to go out and compete. >> nancy: biles was also the top qualifier for three event finals -- balance beam, vault and floor -- and is on track to be the first female gymnast to ever win five gold medals in one olympics. gabby douglas finished third behind biles and raisman, but she will not get to defend her title because of the rule that only allows two gymnasts from every country to move forward. >> go u.s.a.! >> nancy: and last night's dominant display by these women make them heavy favorites to take home the team gold yet again. now let's head to the floor, shall we? michael phelps' olympic return bringing more success to the superstar and the u.s. team taking home the gold for the men's 4x100m free style relay. despite this being his 19th gold medal, phelps says he still
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>> it brought tears to our eyes. i was trying to hold back, but he started shedding tears, and then ryan started shedding tears, and that's one of the coolest races to be part of. >> nancy: and american swimmer katie ledecky shattering her own world record last night during her competition, winning by a huge margin. she's bringing home gold in the 400m free styleus incredible meet, guys. >> christa: it's incredible to see that. and, of course, nancy, watching from the people in the stands, you know, as this excitement was playing out, you know, michael phelps little baby and his fianc?e and his mom, but aly raisman's parent are so demonstrative each and every olympics. >> they're the best. >> i love watching because you know they just fueled that emotion for their daughter. they just want her to do so
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parents have gained the world's attention from the stands. as we saw four years ago in lodon. raisman just cannot sit still as they watch their daughter compete, agonizing over each routine because they are that nervous. it seems they only relax when she sticks that final landing. so we can expect to see more of them as well as more of aly when she competes next on tuesday. by the way, coming up i got the opportunity to see some of the sights and sounds i guess, of rio de janeiro. in a few minutes we'll take you up close to some iconic landmarks and we'll hear gisele talk about the splar opening show. we'll hear from her at 6:35. for now back to you in boston. >> christa: she worked it, didn't she? nancy, thank you so much. >> sarah:ing to the race for the white house. we have new poll numbers on the
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hillary clinton up eight points nationally. she's ahead of donald trump 50 to 42. both candidates will be in detroit this week to talk about the economy. trump will speak today on his economic plan hoping to sway voters of his plan to improve the u.s. economy. clinton will deliver her own speech on thursday. >> christa: right now police are investigating the tragic death of a young boy at a water park out in kansas. investigators say the ten-year-old caleb schwab was riding down a-f he died on sunday. he is the son of a kansas state representative. so the slide is billed as the tallest water slide in the world. that water park meantime was closed immediately after that accident and it's going to stay closed today. and people are investigating what exactly went wrong during that ride. >> sarah: still ahead, disturking new details in the death of a new bedford woman killed while carrying groceries
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why police took her father into custody. >> christa: and we're headed back to the olympic zone. 7's nancy chen taking us on a tour of rio, capturing some truly breathtaking news up there. chris? >> chris: beautiful weather today. no humidity over next couple days. look at these temperatures, suburbs down into the 50s. back in the mid to upper 80 was that low humidity. >> sarah: and police in princeton closing down a road, searching for a clue the a possible crime s moms know their kids need love. and encouragement. they also know milk is a nutrient powerhouse. with 8 grams of natural protein, plus 8 other essential nutrients. it's no surprise 9 out of 10 u.s. olympians
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>> christa: i feel like this weekend's weather was a lesson in perseverance. hang in. there the showers will go away. you'll have a nice weekend and
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>> sarah: let's send it over the chris lambert with more on our forecast this weekend. >> chris: we'll hold strong. competition extending monday into tuesday. picture-perfect weather. but look at this. mid-50s in some of the cooler suburbs. 69 degrees in the city of boston. very comfortable. low humidity. dew points mid-50s, if not lower to the north and to the west of boston. out to worcester. dew point at 51 degrees this morning some it's a very comfortable air mass in place. muggy. we'll be back there by the end of the week. it's not going to happen over next couple days as the weather continues to slide in from the west-northwest. the high pressure building in across the great lakes. up into detroit. low to mid-80s there. otherwise we're watching some heat building across the desert southwest. some soaking rains down through the southeast, especially florida once again. high pressure with us the next couple days. slides off to the east on wednesday. warm front approaching from the west.
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isolated to scattered showers and storms wednesday afternoon into wednesday night as a cool front does approach, as well. kind of washes out behind it. a very warm air mass in place. so not much of a cool down at all as we end this week. we'll tend to go the other way with sunshine increasing on thursday. so isolated storms a possibility on wednesday. again friday into saturday, otherwise that does feature more dry hours than wet as we go through the next several days. even coming into the weekend, i hot and humid weather. dew points mid-50s the next couple days. we jump it up. that air will stick with us thursday, friday and saturday, as well. beautiful day today. coolest at the coastline. cape cod forecast looking fantastic the next couple days. even on wednesday more dry hours than wet. maybe a late-day storm and into the evening hours down across the cape and the islands. 7 on 7 forecast, bringing the heat. 90 plus thursday, friday and
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by sunday versus saturday. >> christa: bringing the heat and traffic, here's danielle gersh. >> danielle: happy monday. 93 southbound, go to the manslaughter. watching the breakdown, that's blocking the right lane southbound on route 93 at the pike. rate the boston, half an hour. also slow on the braintree split on route 24 from brockton up to 128. no issues on the pike, routes 2 and 3 looking pretty good. not too bad out there. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: >> sarah: all right. let's head to the olympic zone. athletes are focused on going for goad. rio de janeiro home to some breathtaking views and beaches. nancy chen is in rio. this morning she's taking us on a tour of the best the city has to offer. >> christa: she's really an excellent tour guide. she shows us why rio is considered one of the culture centers of south america. >> nancy: we're based here in the olympic park, but before these olympic games got started,
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de janeiro is one of the cultural centers of south america. and i got a chance to explore some of the city's most iconic sites. first up, christ the redeemer, one of the seven new wonders of the world, topping a mountain 2,300 feet high over the city. to get there, you have to take a train that cuts through the forest, providing some jaw-dropping views along the way. then it's a steep climb to the top. 200 steps later and we're finally here. the view is supposed to be one of the best in the city. mother nature had a different idea for our visit. getting up here isn't easy, but it's worth it. christ the redeemer is the largest art deco statue in the world, an icon not only for rio, but for the country of brazil. what takes your breath away months days is the view. rain or shine, yu can't leave without snapping a touristy picture. from there back down into the city itself. rio is a city of passion.
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celeron steps, named after the artist who constructed them as a tribute to the brazilian people. at first jorge celeron's neighbors mocked him for covering the steps in the colors of the brazilian flag. then people all around the world started donating tiles. now there are more than 2,000 of them from more than 60 countries around the world. it's not easy work being a tourist, so we take a break and hit the sand. there are beaches, and then no visit to rio de janeiro would be complete witout a trip to copacabana, one of the most famous beaches in the world. it's known for its perfect sand, its perfect waves, its perfect way of life. cheers to you, rio. that coconut, by the way, was delicious. they cracked it open for me right at the restaurant. it was very refreshing. so coming up, guys, you may have noticed some large circular marks on some of the athletes' bodies. next we'll tell you why inch
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new england." >> christa: i have to say, i was wondering. i was watching swimming early this morning, so i'm glad nancy got to the bottom of it. they're okay. still ahead, following breaking news. delta air lines experiencing a massive outage that could cause major delays worldwide. >> sarah: also ahead, a pilot now talking about making a tricky landing while missing a wheel in beverly. >> christa: and tom brady reporting for duty. what julian edelman says about
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>> christa: 6:23, and the pats playing their first preseason game coming up this week. patiots' receiver julian edelman is practicing with the team once again. the pats removed edelman from the physically unable to perform list on sunday. he's been recovering from foot surgery. he had that procedure back in may.
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regular season. >> get your football legs back in shape. you have to have extra weight on, about seven pounds, so we'll be running around with pads and just kind of see where we're at and see our timing and work on your mechanics. >> christa: the patriots and says will take part in joint practices at gillette tomorrow and wednesday. then the two teams will play a preseason game thursday n up their west coast road trip on a down note, dropping the series to the dodgers. l.a. outfielder rob segundin head his major league debut and drove in four run, setting a franchise record. adrian gonzalez also made an impact against his own team. he hysterectomy 300th career homer in the seventh. sox lost 8-5. alex rodriguez's days as a major league police officer will soon end. he's set to step aside friday
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after that game. he will then shift into an advisory role with the team. the 41-year-old has played 22 years in the minimum wages. >> christa: it's 6:25. still ahead, the local push to honor two of the bay state's finest. local canines on duty. >> sarah: plus an "snl" start earning herself an olympic invite. we'll show you the tweets that captured the attention of the olympics producer.
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>> get it done. >> sarah: aly raisman and simone biles dominate in the gym. and new this morning, gisele bundchen talking about the big event in her home country. >> this is 7news "today in new england." ism good monday morning, everybody. 6:30. thanks for staying us with. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'll christa delcamp. nice to give the ac a break overnight. >> chris: one more night we can let the fresh air in, and overtime as we head into the weekend. good morning, everyone. 69 in the city of boston. look at the suburbs. mid to upper 50s. very comfortable start with lots of clear skies, a lot of sunshine through the day. just some clouds scattered about, mixed in with the sun. but the sunshine prevailing. so will the low humidity. temperatures this afternoon running mid to upper 80s. warmest away from the immediate coastline. cape and and cape cod, you'll be coolest heading to the beach. upper 70s to low 80 was that low humidity and a lot of
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more on the seven-day forecast ahead. >> christa: switching over the traffic, danielle, anything happening? >> sarah: it's about that time in the morning when things start the look heavier. 93 southbound as you make your way toward somerville. you're watching a disabled vehicle. that has the right lane blocked on 93 southbound at the pike there. south of town, braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway this morning. half an hour. you're also slow around the braintree split on route 24 northbound. leading up to 128. 95 northbound, too. the pike looks pretty good. routes 2 and and go, no major issues, 93 stop and go back to 495 this morning. check those drive times. braintree to boston about half an hour. the "t" and commuter rail both running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: we're heading into the olympic zone now. >> sarah: here's a live look at rio where another day of competition begins in just a few hours. it's safe to safe the u.s. women's gymnastics team is resting up after a strong showing. >> sarah: and.
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swimmers shattering records in the process. nancy chen has more from rio. good morning, nancy. >> nancy: good morning to you both. team u.s.a. shining bright last night with needham native aly raisman and swimming champion michael phelps both making their rio debut. big night in general. aly and the u.s. women's jim gnattics team off to a near perfect start. aly's performance offering her one of the two u.s. spots in the all-around finals. simone biles who also moved on. i caught up with aly. >> hearing everyone chanting u.s.a., it was crazy. it seemed like the whole arena was pulling for us. it was awesome to be in brazil and hear everyone chanting "u.s.a." we didn't expect that at all. >> nancy: another gold for michael phelps in swimming. and some surprising tennis
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>> and michael phelps with olympic gold medal number 19. >> nancy: michael phelps showing the world he's not done yet. phelps swam the second leg, of the 4x100m relay, pushing the u.s. ahead of france. american swimming star katie ledecky also shining bright. the 19-year-old was the favorite in the women's free style final. >> ahead of the world record by a full second! she's going to break it! >> nancy: some tennis falling early in the first round during rio. number one-ranked novak djokovic lost his first match against juan martin del potro, who was ranked 145th in the world. >> a stunner in rio. >> nancy: a doubles defeat for defending gold medalists serena and venus williams. >> for the first time in their olympic doubles career as teammates, the williams sisters lose a first round. >> nancy: they fell to the
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safarova and barbora strycova in the first round. earlier in the day serena's defense of her singles title got off the a better start. she took down her opponent in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. meantime, an update. we told you about a scary situation involving a french gymnast. the news from him is he is now recovering. he posted a video on his facebook page sunday showing him as his hospital bed as he shows off his cast, which features the colors red, white and blue in honor of the french flag. he broke his left leg when he competed in the vault during saturday's competition. crews had the load him on to the stretcher and the fans in attendance gave him a standing ovation as he was taken out of the arena. i want to get back the aly raisman, because she had is a big night. she's really considered old at this point. a lot has been made about her age at the age of 2.
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aly. well, boston sports legends david ortiz and tom brady had something to say about that before she came to rio. >> it was a long time ago. i made a joke i was old in gymnastics, and obviously he... i was trying to explain the hip how in gymnastics they say that when you're 22, that's like you're super old. he obviously thawing it was crazy, just like, you know, any other athlete i've talked to, like does ortiz about it, too. he's like the sam >> sarah: also ahead, love this story, "snl" star earning herself an olympic invite. we'll show you the tweets that attracted the attention of an olympic producer. for now back to you in boston. i thanks, nancy. >> christa: i love this story. michael phelps taking it up a
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her, in gymnastics, it's totally different. >> christa: it's wonderful to see them perfect their craft at this level. ism exactly. all right. a reminder, there is so much olympic excitement today, in new england. it's going on an extra half hour early. you can catch all the highlights and headlines from 4:30 until 7:00 a.m. during the olympics. >> christa: also we have breaking news we want the tell you about right now. police are conducting a search in princeton as we speak, and accordinto telegram "telegram and gazette," a jogger went out for a run and never returned, so what we know right now is police have shut down brook station road for hours. they're looking for evidence. and of curse we'll be passing along. >> information as we get it right here. also breaking news, thousands of delta passengers around the world are experiencing delays right now because of a system-wide computer failure. in a tweet, the airline sayings all flights are grounded because of a system outage nationwide. right now there are at least
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are reporting delays. passengers have also reported delays at rod's heathrow, tokyo and los angeles airport, as well. >> sarah: also this morning, we're hearing from the two people on board a plane in beverly when they're forced to make a rough landing. the pilot and his student realized something was wrong as soon as they took off. crews on the ground saw their plane was missing a wheel, so the two had to make an emergency landing. >> about hearing a lot of noise and i saw black and heard boom, boom, boom. >> my instructor did an amazing job landing. he did an outstanding job. >> this was only the pilot's third lesson ever. he was only a tune himself a few weeks ago but thankfully he landed that plane safely and everybody is doing okay. >> christa: all right. 6:36. still ahead, disturbing new details in the death of a new
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outside of the city of boston. upper 60s. so milder in town. dew point levels mid-50s. very comfortable ayer mass. dew points 50s and lower. that's low humidity. not getting into the 60s. if you have mugginess, 70 and above, that's florida-like stuff. we'll be back there by the end of the week. a lot of sunshine prevailing today. temperatures this afternoon running mid to even upper 80s. localized sea breezes across cape ann and cape cod, cooler there. very enjoyable day and a great day to hit the head out to the beach. tomorrow still comfortable amounts of humidity, although that humidity goes way up by thursday that. will stay up as we head into the weekend. 7 on 7 forecast, will we see any appreciable rain. with all of the humidity and moisture in the atmosphere in place, any thunderstorm would be capable of producing a downpour. localized, though, isolated wednesday and again friday into saturday, could be more widespread by sunday. >> christa: let's go to fast track traffic with danielle gersh right now. danielle?
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everyone. happy monday. it's slow going. 93 southbound as you make your way slowly through somerville. switch cameras. the expressway also slow from braintree into boston as you make your way past the gas tank. we're not watching any accidents at the moment, but you saw around the braintree split on route 24 and 95 northbound as we approach 128 there, you're problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. slow and go as you can see there from threadish orange. route 2 and 3 slow and go, no major delays. 93. you're not too bad back to 495678 not watching any route 1 not looking too bad. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 26 minutes braintree to boston on the, pray northbound. 14 minutes into town on the pike from 128. and about 20 minutes on 93 southbound from 128 to the zakim bridge. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news in princeton. according to reports, police are searching for a missing jogger. >> there is a street that's still shut down at this hour. let's go 207's john cuoco live
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john? >> john: christa, according to th telegram gazette, this is abinvestigation into the missing jogger. the paper says that jogger went missing some time sunday afternoon. brook station road here in princeton has been closed for hours. this is video from brook station road and radford road. state police have been on scene overnight and into this morning. there are reports of police reaching out to people in town asking them to keep an eye out for that missing jogger. we're hoping at some point this morning there will be a possibly after this investigation wraps up. we're live in princeton, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: breaking news, thousands of delta passengers experiencing major delays right now because of a system wide computer failure. let's get right out to 7's victoria warren live at logan airport with the latest. >> victoria: an absolute mess at logan airport if you're flying delta. take a look at these crazy long
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system-wide computer problem not affecting just delta flights at logan, but all dementia flights are grounded because they haven't been able to check people in, and they haven't been able to get the flights off the ground. we've been told at logan they have gotten the system to a point where they can start to check some of these passengers in, but that doesn't mean any flights at this point are taking off at any point soon. they're letting folks know if you have not left already for the airport, you'll want to check your flight status. delta actually confirm the that responds to customers via twitter. that's how people first found out. we'll stay out here and monitor the situation. these lines are long. so be patient if you are flying on delta today. you'll want to check with the airline before you even leave your home. live this morning from logan airport, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: this morning police are investigating a deadly game of pok?mon go. a massachusetts native killed while playing at a san francisco
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7's jennifer eagan live in lowell where the victim grew up. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, good morning. family here says calvin riley was star athlete. they are in shock and heartbroken over what happened. riley was just 20 years old. he moved to california from lowell a couple years ago. he was the pitcher for a college baseball team in the san francisco area. riley's family says he was playing the popular app pok?mon go saturday night by fisherman's wharf in san francisco when he riley's family says he was with the friend at a time and was a few steps ahead and was out of sight when the shooting happened before 10:00. they claim the shooting was random, but investigators still working on a mettive. they're correcting surveillance video. we're live in lowell, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: american gymnasts already dominating at the olympics. >> u.s.a.! >> christa: aly raisman and the women scoring an unheard of
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second-place team. >> sarah: the needham native moving on to the all-around final. 7's nancy chen joins us now with all the action from rio. hey there, nancy. >> nancy: good morning to you from rio. team u.s.a. shining very brightly yesterday at olympic park. swimming champions michael phelps and katie ledecky coming up big in the pool. and needham native aly raisman is headed now, as you mentioned, to the all-around final with her teammate simone biles, which is setting the stage for another ss gymnastics. >> that was the best we have ever seen aly raisman do in competition. >> needham native aly raisman and u.s. women's gymnastics team off to a near perfect start. >> is she better than 2012? >> i actually she she might be. >> nancy: aly's strong
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i talked to her right after she finished. >> it feels really special. i haven't sunk in yet. my mind is for the team final. we're really excited. we were really a team tonight. we're going to do the same thing thing tuesday. >> nancy: aly finished behind teammate simone biles. >> i'm excited and confident. we're ready to go out. >> nancy: biles was also the top qualifier for three event final, balance beam, vault and floor. 2011 olympic champion gabby douglas finished behind raiseman, which means she would not get to defend her title because of the rule that only allows two gymnasts from every country to move forward. meantime, aly raisman's parents once again getting attention for their reaction during the jim gymnastics competition. as we saw four years ago, they
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they're clearly in agony during this routine because they are that nervous for aly and only fully exhale once aly is done. meantime, a major night in swimming. we saw a world record from katie ledecky and michael phelps, as usual, did not disappoint. michael phelps earned his 19th gold medal, proving to the world he's not done yet. phelps swam the second leg of the 4x100m free style relay, giving team u.s.a. the lead they never relinqud. for phelps and his teammates, gold is good. >> being part of the 400 free relay, that was a dream of mine, and i have been on the good side and the bad side of it. i'm happy we were able to win that relay as a team. >> defending olympic champion france took the sill vear. on the women's side... >> it's all about ledecky, how fast she will go. >> nancy: katie ledecky has a new world record and a gold medal to go with it. the 19-year-old was the favorite
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disappoint. >> still ahead of the world record by a full second. she's going to break it! >> nancy: the world record belonged to her. >> feels good. you know, it's great to be up there on the podium and to sing the national anthem. >> nancy: and the picture of the day coming from michael phelps' son. he posted this, "thanks for sharing your gold medal with me, dad. i love you and can'tt phelps will be in the pool again. tonight he'll be swimming in the 200m butterfly. so a busy weekend here at olympic park with a lot of other competitions taking place. behind me is the tennis stadium. and we saw some tennis trouble actually for some big names including the williams sisters. the pairs out of the doubles tournament in their first round. a disappointing loss there. also another star, she seems to have punched her ticket to rio. we're not talking about an athlete.
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she had some very excited tweets. it's been enough to get her an invite to brazil. comedian leslie jones going for gold on twitter. >> i got my medals ready. we're ready for the this olympics. 2016! >> nancy: the "saturday night live" star showing her support for team u.s.a. >> u-s-a! go, go! go u-s-a! >> nancy: she's been live tweeting the olympics. >> go ledecky, go, go ledecky! seriously, do you know how it is , how hard it is to get a grass stain out of your knee. >> nancy: and her feed is fantastic. >> this is the most aggressive game of ping pong that i have ever seen and i'm scared. >> nancy: one of her followers so impressed he thought she deserved a spot on the olympic commentary team and tweeted. nbc olympics producer jim bell agreed and made an offer tweeting, okay, leslie jones, you're officially invited to
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it sounds like jones is game. jones writing, "hmm, don't play cause you all need me. i would have the whole olympics pumped." i hope i delivered that line okay. by the way, i have to tell you, she's just so amazing, i put a live camera on her and watch all the time. by the way, jones tweeted again, saying he would connect with her. ly make sure to keep my eyes peeled here. we're hearing from giselle after she was on the opening ceremony and she's talking on the "today show." here's a preview. >> everyone was saying brazil cannot make it. it's going to be terrible. the olympics in brazil will be disaster. i feel like it was the opposite. i feel like, not because i'm brazilian, but i feel like it was the most beautiful show. it showed so much hearted. so much authenticity, so much opportunity. i'm is proud of it.
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today on the "today show." >> sarah: thanks, nancy. we've been talking all morning. we've seen these athletes with circular marks that look like bruises on their back and shoulders. my husband did this when he lived in japan, but people are going, what is this all about. can you explain it? >> nancy: yes. there hass been a lot of questions raised about this. this is part of a healing therapy known as cupping. it's been around for a while, but it's getting a lot of attention right now. heated glass cups are put on their skin creating suction. it's blood flow. phelps is not alone in doing this. there are a lot of athletes, gymnast. i guess whatever work, right, guys? >> sarah: yeah, i homicide a friend that tried this in china, too. i was like, no thanks, i'll just get a merril hoge sawj. >> christa: that whid dow jay to your husband when he came home like that? ism hong until this goes away?
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