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>> christa: breaking news at 5:00 a.m. protests in milwaukee intensifying with shots fired and a police cruiser set on fire. >> sarah: the community coming together today to remember a woman murdered while jogging in princeton. police looking into hundreds of leads the find her killer. >> christa: and president obama putting hisac coming up today. >> sarah: and this morning ryan lochte talking about being robbed at gunpoint in rio. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: all right. good monday morning, everybody. welcome back the another work week. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. >> christa: is it really happening? hard to get up on monday. i'm christa delcamp. another hot one it looks like in store for today. here's chris lambert with a check of your forecast.
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always go by way to fast. 3 in bedford. yesterday into the mid-90s. 96 in boston. not quite that hot today, but still warm. the humidity not as high either. dew points now into the 60s, the mid-60s. compared to the stifling heat and humidity on sunday afternoon, today you will notice the difference. although it's still a warm day with a moderate amount of humidity in place. quiet day. no storm to track today. dry throughout the day. high temperatures averaging in the upper 8 this afternoon. slightly cooler along the coastline. a sea breeze kicking on in. >> sarah: breaking right now. 95 south in topsfield is closed after a serious accident early this morning. this is video of a single-car accident. it's expected to reopen shortly. traffic is being diverted to exit 51. no word yet on any injuries, so let's go to 7's kris anderson with more now on this traffic alert. >> sarah: sarah, it is early,
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traffic yet. 95 south in the topsfield area, probably take that alternate route or plan ahead. they are wrapping up that accident. we want to have you aware that as you're headed out this morning, you may have that situation you're dealing with. overall north of the city, no problems as you head into boston now. it is still early, even as you get closer in the city. yellowing there. a lot of that is the construction projects wrapping up. just ten minutes from the split all the way up to the tunnel. the wider view from 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128 turnpike into boston, smooth saying even as you get closer to the city. take a look at the drive times and she you what we're dealing with if you're headed out the door. right now split to the tunnel ten minutes. 120 to 93. and 11 minutes 128 to the zakim. >> christa: chris, thank you. 5:02 your time. we're tracking breaking news, man shot as protests take a violent turn in milwaukee. >> sarah: riots are erupting after a block man was shot and killed by police over the weekend. police say one person was shot
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hundreds of people took to the streets demanding answers from police. several cars were set on fire and several buildings were burned down. four officers were taken to the hospital as protesters threw rocks and bottles at them. you can see a rock went through the windshield of one officer's car. the national guard has been called in to help control the riot. a milwaukee police officer allegedly shot and killed sylville smith on saturday after smith pulled a gun on off the shooting remains under investigation. officials say they would like the release body cam video of the shooting at some point in the next week. >> christa: and right now we're headed into the olympic zone. ryan lochte dealing with a scare in rio after getting robbed at gunpoint. >> sarah: and on the track, usain bolt lightning fast. he electrified the crowd and silenced his critics with another performance for the ages.
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>> nancy: good morning. with the crowd chanting his name, usain bolt made history. >> and bolt, here he is. usain bolt! >> nancy: the world's fastest man holding on to his title. >> it's not supposed to be that easy. >> nancy: usain bolt becoming the first man to ever win the 100m dash at the olympics three times in a row. >> usain bolt of jamaica t >> nancy: coming into the race, many thought american justin gatlin was the only man who could challenge bolt for the title. for a few seconds it looked like it might happen. gatlin came off the blocks strong, but in the final 40 meters bolt proved to the world again he is the best. >> i felt good. i felt smooth. i knew justin gatlin would have a good start. all i have to do is stay cool and get back into the race at 60. >> nancy: moments after the race, bolt dedicated his win, writing, "jamaica, stand up.
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to her third gold of the game. the 19-year-old easily took the top spot in the woman's vault final. aly raisman and laurie hernandez were spotted cheering her on in the stands. biles is now the most-decorated gymnast in history at world and olympic competition. >> i'm excited i met my own expectations. >> nancy: her final five teammate madison kocian coming in second place on the uneven mustafina of russia. >> it's crazy. i'm very excited to have the silver medal around my neck and happy with the routine i did today. >> oh, boy. >> nancy: gabby douglas came in seventh after struggling to stay on the high bar during a hand stand. >> a little bit upset that i messed up the first part, but you know what, going to get it out of my head and not think about it, because when you dwell on it, you just get sad. >> nancy: the u.s. also collecting a medal in men's gymnastics. >> the best i have ever seen him
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>> nancy: alex naddour earned bronze on the pommel horse, becoming the first american since 1984 to earn a medal in the event. and turning now to a scare here in rio for some members of the u.s. swimming team, including ryan lochte. early sunday morning their taxi was pulled over by armed men posing as police. a night of celebration shared on social media by ryan lochte taking a turn as he and his three teammates gunnar bentz and jimmy feigen were pulled over at gunpoint. lochte detailed the incident exclusively for nbc's billy bush. >> we got pulled over in our taxi, and these guys came out with a badge, a police badge, no lights, no nothing. just a police badge. they pulled us over. they pulled out their guns.
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they got down on the ground. >> nancy: lochte says he refused to get on the ground at first saying they did nothing wrong. >> the guy pulled out his gun. he caulked it, put it to my forei had. he said, "get down." i put my hands up. i was like, whatever. he took our money. he took my wallet. >> emily: gunnar bentz later tweeted, "we are all safe." lochte tweeted a statement that said in part, "i want to thank received today. what is most important is that we are safe and unharmed." rio police are investigating and plan to interview the athletes. word of the robbery led to confusion between olympic and u.s. officials. the international olympic committee initially denied the report, the encounter threatening to mar what's been a thrilling olympics for the team. 33 medals in all. >> certainly very happy all those boys are safe. that's the number-one priority on top of everything. >> nancy: the four did not have their medals with them. those are safe.
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>> christa: taking a look at the medal count where it stands right now, team u.s.a. is in the lead still with 69 medals here. so far they have brought home 26 gold, 21 silver, 22 bronze. china coming in second place with a total of 45 medals and great britain rounding out the top three with 38. and we have lots of must-see moments coming up today. will be diving in a preliminary round of the men's 3m springboard, and simone biles and laurie hernandez will represent team u.s.a. on the balance beam. you can watch all of these events during prime time tonight at 8:00 on 7 nbc. >> sarah: the j.f.k. airport has been given the all clear despite initial reports of gunshots at a terminal. there was chaos and panic when the terminal was evacuated late last night.
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stranded outside after someone called police about gunfire in the airport. all flights were grounded as police investigated. officers told people inside to get down as they searched the airport for a possible shooter. >> get down! get down! >> sarah: officers searched for signs of a shooter, but police found no evidence of gunfire. investigators believe the call may have just been a hoax. so far no arrests have been made. >> christa: happening today, family and friends plan to gather marcotte. it's been one week since she was found murdered after going for a jog an her killer is still on the loose. let's go to 7's victoria warren. she has more on how this young lady is being remembered today. vicki? >> victoria: good morning, christa. the wake will be held for vanessa marcotte in fitchburg later today, the funeral tomorrow in leominster. but meanwhile, here in princeton, there were vigils over the weekend as police
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tip and lead they receive. rubbing to remember. more than 100 people coming out to jog in memory of vanessa marcotte sunday evening. the 27-year-old was brutally murdered while exercising near her princeton home last week. >> it's been very difficult. i think people are having a difficult time going out of their homes. >> male, female, old, young, you just feel it. everybody is so worried. it's b >> victoria: across town, the heritage bible chapel holding a vigil, as well. police continue to search the woods near where vanessa marcotte's body was found. her family, preparing to say good-bye with a wake and funeral in leominster where marcotte grew up. family, friends and strangers alike praying police find the suspect to bring peace back to this community. >> i can't believe it. i cannot believe it. like how can that happen?
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the family is asking instead of flowers that people make donations to various volunteer organizations that were dear to vanessa marcotte's heart. meanwhile, police say they have received close to 500 tips and they say they still need more. they are pointing out that they believe vanessa's attacker and killer may have cuts and scrapes on his arms because they believe she fought him before she was killed. live this morning in princeton. victoria warren, 7news "today in new england. ism right now police in salem, new hampshire, are searching for a flasher. they say this man exposed himself at a coffee shop downtown twice last week. witnesses called officers after the incident. if you recognize him, please call police. firefighters battling a fire on plum island when a house goes up in flames. the fire started around 7:30 last night at a house on 59th street. you can see the heavy flames taking over this house.
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>> smoke started billowing out. and within ten minutes the whole top two floors were engulfed, flames shooting out the top, heavy black smoke. flames curling out the top of the building, maybe 25, 30 feet. ism investigators are trying to figure out what caused the fire. >> we have the latest now in the race for the white house. and hillary clinton and vice president joe biden will be in scranton, pennsylvania, today for a rally. the v.p. is from clinton understands the challenges that people face in the neighborhoods where he grew up. on the g.o.p. side, donald trump is talking about isis today during a speech in ohio. the republican nominee is expected to argue that the u.s. needs to work with other countries that also want to defeat isis, regardless of other strategic disagreements. he plans to say that any country who also wants to defeat isis will be a u.s. ally.
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be at work while on vacation attending a fund-raiser on martha's vineyard today. it will be for the democratic national committee. a white house official says the president will deliver remarks and take questions. president obama hits the greens on sunday playing some golf. >> christa: all right. it's 5:13. we have lots more ahead. a woman goes missing at a dialysis center for free trade agreement. she is locked inside. >> sarah: and devastating flooding in the south leading to dramatic rescue. forecasters warning that there is still danger in the days
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>> christa: we got some much-needed rains over the weekend. >> sarah: yes. >> christa: hope it didn't
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friday. just missed us. >> chris: that's the thing with summertime storms. they're hit and miss. if you have a cookout planned, you hope for the miss. otherwise you hope for the hit because we have a huge lack of water. many folks have done all right for themselves in the rainfall department the last five days. we had high heat yesterday. boston 96 degrees. plymouth at 97. hyannis checking in at 92, 16 days so far of 90-degree record in tit back in 1983. so still a long ways to go before we approach that. 77 in town. low 70s in the suburbs. somewhat of a sticky air mass in place. dew point levels running into the 60s as opposed to the 70s. this isn't oppressive stuff. a little muggy out there, though. that's the trend throughout the day. humidity not quite as high. temperatures not as high. in fact, i expect high temperatures today to top off in
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yesterday, but still plenty of warmth out there. if you're enjoying a beach day, lay out poolside. very high u.v. index. lather on the sunscreen. you know that. off into the midwest, ohio valley, scattered showers and storms. these are with us tomorrow as a warm front approaches. i do expect the humidity to rush tomorrow. for today, a dew point of 66 in boston. winds out of the west-northwest. i think we'll end down into the low 60s before the 70s return on tuesday. as those 70sur some scattered showers and storms. especially by wednesday afternoon into thursday itself. still a little bit on the muggy side for wednesday. here's that warm front tomorrow afternoon. scattered showers and storms. just like the last several days. across the area, not every single town going to get beneficial rain, but if you get stuck underneath one of these thunderstorms, it can rain and rain hard. we could have localized street flooding there. isolated showers and storms left
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early as the cool front passes on through. then i think thursday overall, mostly a quiet day. can't rule out a spot shower, but i think the trend toward the end of the week and going into next weekend is for more dry times and more seasonable weather. that means temperatures back closer to 80. better chance of rain tomorrow versus wednesday. and although a chance on thursday. thursday picking up some showers. still warm today. 86 to 92. coolest at the coastline. humid out there, as well. 7 on 7 across the board and heading into next weekend. >> christa: as you know, we've been suffering from a drought in our area, but rescue efforts are intensifying down south as record rain paralyzes much of southeastern louisiana. the floodwaters just continue to bring more rain to the scattered region. let's go to 7's kris anderson. >> kris: heartbreaking video when you see this. the storms have turned deadly. up to four people. thousands of others have lost everything.
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devastate parts of louisiana. this dramatic rescue playing out with a camera rolling. >> give me a knife. give me a knife! >> kris: a woman trapped and in trouble. >> i'm drowning. >> kris: as her car sinks in rising floodwaters. >> we're breaking the window. >> kris: at this car sinks, these men on the boat work the save her. they pull her to safety, but they soon learn they have one more rescue to make. >> my dog. >> kris: the woman's dog fast. a few frantic moments later, a sigh of relief as the small dog is pulled to the surface. the historic and unprecedented floods devastating baton rouge. in 24 hours the area has been hit with nearly 11 inches of rain. >> i never ever seen water like this. it's just unreal. >> kris: rescuers are going door to door pulling people from their homes as the water seeps in. the coast guard has been called in, plucking people from their rooftops, cars and trailers. so far more than 7,000 people
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and the storms have killed at least four people. the governor declared a state of emergency and fears even when the rain stops danger still looms. >> because the ground is so saturated, even a typical summer afternoon thunderstorm has the potential to cause flooding. >> kris: 11 inches in just 24 hours. flood warnings are in effect in several towns this morning, and people are being told to stay inside their homes. in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> ism that one video of him rescuing the woman in the convertible. >> christa: a volunteer, an average guy doing what he can to help out. >> sarah: coming up, a day on the water ends in tragedy. a taunton man drowns on a pond in plymouth. what investigators say went wrong. >> christa: and the winning olympian. coming up, what are these colorful figurines?
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>> christa: all right. good to have you with us here. 5:25 on this monday. the red sox dominating the diamondbacks on sunday thanks to mookie betts. he hit three homered. he homered in the first inning to put the sox up 2-0. then he hit a three-run shot in the second. then he added a three-run homer in the fifth. so run game this year, joining only ted williams as the only red sox prayers to accomplish that feat. the red sox win it. the patriots did not let the heat or humidity affect their practice schedule. players worked out in helmets and pads. edelman was a participant as well as chris hogan, who has been wearing a non-contact jersey. >> sarah: adele snubbing the super bowl. the singer said no thank you to
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halftime show. she told fans that a concert in los angeles is not about music and she can't dance like beyonc?. super bowl 51 will be held in houston next year. i would love it if she performed. >> christa: so would everybody else. coming up next at 5:30, it's the marquee semifinal showdown everybody has been waiting for. the olympic zone with a look at u.s. women in beach volleyball. forgotten about inside a dialysis center for hours. now her family wants some
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>> sarah: breaking news now at 5:30, protests turn violent in milwaukee. gunfire erupts and police cruisers are torched. >> christa: and a methuen grandmother locked inside a dialysis center overnight.
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figure out how she ended up there all by herself. >> sarah: and mash held's shalane flanagan leading the way for team u.s.a. in the women's marathon, but would she take home a medal? >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right. 5:30 your time right now on this monday. back to work. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. it was, you know, kind of an up-and-down week depending on where you were located. >> christa: everything but the kitchen sink, chris, with the forecast. >> chrise on saturday from the high heat and humidity. it started right back in sunday. 7 in boston this morning. look at the dew point levels. we're somewhat in between. i wouldn't say this is bone-dry, but i wouldn't say it's as oppressive as it had been over the last several days. we've seen some real high humidity. mid-70s, mid-60s right now. a bit less humid on this monday morning. i do expect more sunshine than cloud cover as we go throughout the day. a bit less humid throughout the
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hot as yesterday, but still warm out there. if you end your way away from the coastline, i think you'll get close to 90. sea breezes on the cooler side here. heading out to the beach, no storm threat today, different story by tomorrow afternoon, more on that forecast ahead. >> christa: okay. you have a traffic alert. kris anderson is here with new information about an area you want to avoid this morning. >> kris: this is north of the city. traffic moving smoothly. take a look at the problem around boxford. an earlier accident, the investigation still continues. so they're still working that scene there. and part of 95 was shut down. it looks like it's moving smoothly again because you see a lot of green there. there was some red earlier. be aware of that if you're on 95 around the topsfield, boxborough area. also getting into route 1, saugus new york problems there. south of the city, split through the tunnel, only about ten minutes. 3, 24, 95 connecting with 128. all looking good and even the
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boston. smooth sailing when you get close to the city around the toll plaza you see there is some slowdown but nothing too serious. let's head to the drive times to show you what you're dealing with. split to the tunnel, 12 minutes 128 to the 93. 128 to the zakim will take you only about 11 minutes. back to you, guys. >> christa: kris, thank you. breaking news out of milwaukee. police say one person was shot during a violent protest. hundreds of people took to the street. they're demanding answers from police after an african american traffic stop on saturday night. several cars were also set on fire. several buildings were burned as well. four officers were taken to the hospital as protesters threw rocks and bottles at them. you see a red sox went right through the windshield. police say they shot and killed sylville smith on saturday after he pulled a gun on them during that standoff. right now that shooting is still under investigation this morning. >> sarah: now to the day's other top stories.
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>> christa: princeton people are returning to remember a woman who was murdered last week. that community taking part in a three-mile run in honor of 27-year-old vanessa marcotte. police say she was killed while out for a jog. so far police don't have any suspects in that case. and police in salem, new hampshire, are searching for a flasher. they say the man you see here exposed himself in a coffee shop downtown twice last week, so if you recognize him, police are asking that you contact them. >> an investigation under way after a grandmother is left alone inside a methuen dialysis center. she was going through treatments saturday afternoon when employees closed the building down and locked up. john cuoco live now with the story. john? >> john: the granddaughter of this woman is looking for answers after she says her grandmother was forgotten about on the first floor of this building. >> this is so unbelievable. no one is going the believe this
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moments after firefighters went into the locked dialysis unit to rescue an 86-year-old grandmother who had been forgotten and left alone. >> when she saw my mom and i, when we got inside, she said, "i knew you guys would find me." that broke my heart. >> john: erica crosby snapped this picture of her grandmother, maureen perry, who is temporarily bedridden. she was left in the room for three hours. >> utter disgust. >> john: perry stays at a rehab facility that brings her to this facility for dialysis. went they went to pick her up, the doors were closed and the lights were off. staff alerted crosby and they drove by. >> this is patient abandonment. you don't do this. this is nursing rule 101. >> john: after calling 911, firefighters got into the building and took perry back to her rehab facility. in a statement, fresenius
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patient care and safety are our top priorities. this is an issue of great concern and we're looking into the matter." >> if patients and safety are their top concern, why did this happen? >> john: police tell me they've turned this investigation over to the state. john cuoco, 7news. >> christa: a former uber driver accused of raping a 16-year-old passenger in court. he's being held without bail. prosecutors say he raped the girl after he met her on snap chat and offered to give her a ride. uber says he was not driving for the company at the time. >> sarah: a camping trip in plymouth took a tragic turn after a man drowned in a pond. the 69-year-old was out in his canoe when it overturned on sunday. several people swam out to help, but he had already slipped under the surface. investigators say the man was not wearing a life vest. well, following more news today,
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samaritan helped people escape a burning boat off the coast of portsmouth, rhode island. this is sunday afternoon. there was the scene just south of the newport bridge. no one was injured. everyone was able to get so safety before crews arrived. new this morn, the dartmouth police department making a wild catch. they tweeted this video of an officer getting ready to catch a six-foot-long boa constrictor. the salt lake citiry suspect was found on memorial avenue friday night. dartmo escaped pet. >> christa: this is a little more cute than that. a curious little squirrel in connecticut. quite the little pickle here. take a look at the video. his head stuck in a cup. so animal control officers showed up and after a couple tries managed to remove the cup and set the squirrel free. of course, the trick was catching him. >> sarah: thank goodness. got that cup off his head. still ahead on 7 news, for the
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medal in golf is handed out. >> christa: yeah. >> sarah: the drama, we go live to rio. >> christa: and wile weather caught on camera. this terrifying video shows a tornado tearing through one city. an unsteady world will be in one person's hands. trump: wouldn't you rather in a certain sense have japan have nuclear weapons.
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more countries with more nuclear weapons. hillary clinton knows that's the last thing we need. as secretary of state, she negotiated a reduction in nuclear weapons with russia and worked with both parties to get it passed. an unsteady world demands a very steady leader.
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>> christa: 5:30. video have to see of this tornado in the philippines. it ripped through the capital city of manila. it is time-lapse video as the storm formed and moved through the city. power was knocked out. but thank goodness no reports of any injuries. >> sarah: this morning flames are northern california grows. right now the fire is heading toward the town of about 1,200 people. fire officials are evacuating people from some neighborhoods. a fire spokesperson says the wildfire has already destroyed four homes. >> christa: and it's 540. we have lots to get to, including know and go. a plan to equip 100s be police officers with body cameras. coming up, how many officers are volunteering for the pilot program. >> sarah: and we're staying on
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milwaukee. one person was shot on the second night of protests following the deadly police shooting of a block man. police say the man shot by police was holding a gun when he
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>> sarah: 5:43 right now. time now for everything you need the start you day off right. >> christa: a little know and go. dress, what do you have in store for weather? >> sarah: a good beach day. warm conditions not quite as hot as yesterday. slightly less humidity out there. dew point in boston 66 degrees. a fair amount of sunshine in place. a mild start. no question about that. lower 70s merrimack valley out through western mass and down across the cape and the islands. dew point level, mid-60s in boston. close to 70 on t north and west. i think we'll average in the low 60s this afternoon. so low 60s a manageable amount of humidity in place and storm-free for the afternoon. cool side heading out to the beach. got the day off for your vacation to continue. we do look good. what about the beneficial rains? we take a look at the last five days. how much rain do we get? under an inch in the city of boston. many towns south of boston not picking up a on a whole lot of rain over the last five days.
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locations one, two, even over two inches of rain, but you got hammered at times over the last five day, especially on saturday night across worcester county. some locations picking up four inches of rain. so parts of new england have seen some beneficial rain the last several days. more scattered showers and storms with localized downpours for tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow evening as a warm front flies on through. cool front still pass through here on wednesday. so an additional shower or thunderstorm on thursday. but i t t rain for next several days tends to favor tomorrow more so than wednesday or thursday. but hit or miss over the next few days. tomorrow just like the last several days, i think the main risk is for some strong wind gusts and locally heavy rain with any storm. 86 to 92 today. sea breezes kicking on in. that would be the place to be to beat the heat right along the coastline. 7 on 7 forecast, not so hot as we go through the latter half of the week into next weekend. closer to seasonal levels.
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track traffic kris anderson. >> kris: good morning, everyone. it's monday. back-to-work day. getting ready for that, northbound commute into boston, you see some trouble on the leverett connector. we deal with that a lot as you're headed in. show you some residual problems that still exist from an accident earlier up in boxford here. there was an accident on the topsfield-boxford area. 95 shut down for a while. they're working to get that accident clear. see a lot of green here. things back moving smoothly. that's good news reported. south of the city, 11 minutes up to the tunnel. 3, 24 and 95 all connected with 128. you see a little yellowing here, some slowdown as some traffic begins to increase. people heading back to work this monday morning. things looking good on the turnpike headed into boston, even if you get closer to the city around the toll spot. you see some slowdowns there. let's go to the drive time and show you what we're dealing. with just 13 minutes if you leave now. 128 to 9312 minutes, and then
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back to you, guys. >> christa: all right, chris. thank you. right now trapping breaking news. a man shot as protests take a violent turn in milwaukee. >> sarah: riots are erupting after a black man was shot and killed by police over the weekend. police say one person was shot by a protest over the night. hundreds of people took to the streets demanding answers for police. several cars were set on fire and several buildings were burned down. four officers were taken to the hospital as protesters threw rocks and bottles at them. the windshield of one officer's car. the national guard has been called in to help control the riots. a milwaukee police officer allegedly shot and killed sylville smith on saturday after smith pulled a gun on officers during a traffic stop. the shooting remains under investigation. officials say they would like to release body cam video of the shooting at some point over the next week. >> right now georgia police have identify the man they say shot
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the loose. investigators say 24-year-old shot the officer saturday night and the officer at the time was responding to a report of a suspicious person. investigators say he got out of the police car and that's when he shot him. this morning police once again are still searching for the suspect. >> sarah: new details about the boston police department's pioleted program involving body cameras. it is set to begin september 1st, but so far no officers have volunteered to wear a any officer who agrees to wear the camera will receive a $500 bonus. commissioner evans said with no one volunteering, he may have to force volunteers to wear them. >> christa: it's 5:30 on this monday. we are headed into the olympic zone. usain bolt lech -- electrifying the crowd at olympic stadium, silencing critics. >> sarah: and in the gym, simone biles grabbing her own
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crossing our fingers. nancy chen has highlights from rio. good morning, nancy. >> nancy: good morning to you both, christa and sarah. you know, it's something that no man has ever done before with the world cheering him on, usain bolt made history. >> here he, is still invincible. usain bolt! bolt bowl the first man ever to win the event three times in a row. american justin gatlin leading the pack few a few second, but it just wasn't enough. bolt surging from behind, overtaking gatlin and proving he's still the fastest man in the world. >> i could feel it. i took my time. i could see him.
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one thing my coach always says, don't panic, take your time, you will get back in the race. >> i can say i'm the only man going to be on then of the olympic podium. that's an honor within itself. >> nancy: bolt quickly jumped on twitter after the race, dedicating his win to his country writing, "jamaica, stand up. this is for you, my people." >> she will become america's first olympic gold medalist on this event. >> there it is. >> nancy: in the gym number three from the game game. teammates aly raisman and laurie hernandez cheering her on as she won the woman's vault final. >> i'm excited i met my own expectations. >> oh, boy. >> nancy: gabby douglas came in seventh after struggling to stay on the high bar during a hand stand. >> a little bit upset that i messed up the first part, but
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about it and get it out of my head. >> i'm very excited to have the silver medal around my neck and just happen we the routine i did today. >> sarah: and scary moments for members of the u.s. swim team in rio. ryan lochte revealing he and three teammates were pulled over by armed men posing as police officers. a night out in rio takes a terrifying turn hours after this snapchat was shared. ryan lochte, gunnar bentz, jack conger and jimmy feigen were held up at gunpoint. >> we got pulled over in our taxi. a guy came over with a police badge new york light, no nothing, just a police badge. they pulled us over.
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they told the other swimmers to get on the ground. they got down on the ground. >> nancy: lochte tried refusing their order, sag he did nothing wrong. >> then this guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it. he put it to my forehead. i put my hands up. i was like, "whatever." he took our money. he took our wallet. >> nancy: teammate michael phelps was shocked by what happened. >> i'm stunned obviously. only one. the international olympic committee initially denied the reports, but eventually they acknowledged the incident. lochte just happy this situation wasn't any worse. he released a statement on twitter that read in part, "what is most important is that we are safe and unharmed. the swimmer not letting it affect how he feels about rio and neither is phelps." >> we're trying to make sure we're as protect as we can be,
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for me i've been to the olympics multiple times and i've felt safe every time i've come here. >> nancy: the swimmers did not have their medals with them when all this happened. turning now to the beach where another u.s. team is getting closer to a medal. kerri walsh jennings and april ross beating australia on sunday. they are now moving oned to semifinals of the beach volleyball tournament. with a record of 5-0. they are set to take on the brazilon team in the a semifinals that wille and an historic gold in golf. great britain's justin rose beating out henry stenson in the sport's return to the olympic state. american matt kutcher delivered an amazing performance. he took bronze. also shalane flanagan running away with a sixth-place finish in the marathon on sunday. she was the top american finisher. two other runners finished in the top ten.
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moment. going for gold in the women's 400m final. michael hickson will be driving in a preliminary round for the men's 3m springboard, and simone biles and laurie hernandez will represent team u.s.a. on the balance beam. so you can catch all those events during prime time starting tonight at 8:00 right here on 7 nbc. by the way, guys, speaking of th on sunday about how proud he is. >> it was amazing to see her out there and this that. that was the best part of the olympics for me. it got over on opening night. there hasn't been much reason for me to watch outside of seeing her represent her country. so pretty amazing. she's an amazing woman, and amazing mother, and she represents the best of brazil as far as i'm concerned. so it was pretty amazing
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person. >> sarah: brady clearly very proud of his wife there. meantime, the tweet of the day coming from president obama. the commander-in-chief taking time during his vacation to tweet about team u.s.a.'s success. he wrote, "final win for phelps, world record for ledecky, three number-one finishes for biles. that's how team u.s.a. gets america 1,000 golds. way to make history." pretty cool. >>is nancy, we have a question for you. the athlete who earn these medals were getting something else instead of flowers. everybody is wondering, what? even some people getting the medals seemed puzzled. >> a lot of athletes have just gotten their medals. they're holding this figurine going, what is this? i have the answer. a lot of people ask me. they are 3-d representations of
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they've been handed out. in the past you may have seen olympians with flowers. this year they went in flavor of the 3-d statue. they actually double as medal holders. >> christa: all right.
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the case. >> christa: a scare at j.f.k. airport after a report of shots fired inside a terminal. >> sarah: north shore firefighters busy battling flames at a beachfront home. >> reporter: we're in the olympic zone. ryan lochte and three other swimmers robbed at gunpoint. he's talking about the terrifying experience. plus more medals for the american gymnasts. and usain bolt made history on the track. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: lots of olympic excitement to get you started on this monday. good morning i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. well, the weekend was up and down just depending on where you were, right? >> christa: yeah, we got some much-needed rain, some high, humid air. great weekend for the pool. >> chris: stifling yesterday. waterside yesterday, the place to be. saturday had a break from the high heat and humidity for many of us. especially near the coastline. right now an in between day. not going to be as hot or humid as it was yesterday. but still plenty of warmth out there. dew point levels running into the 60s right now.
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still a modest amounted of humidity, but a bit less humid than yesterday. we don't have to track any storms today, so we're in the looking for any soaking rains or thunderstorms some if you're headed out to the beach, good for you, you have the day off. enjoy it. we're storm free at the coastline. temperatures from the upper 80s to the low 80s once the sea breezes kicking in this afternoon. more on the seven-day forecast, including that storm chance coming up tomorrow. >> christa: breaking news right now. >> sarah: traffic finally moving after a serious crash on 95 south in topsfield. this is video from the the road just reopened. no word yet on any injuries. so for fast track traffic with danielle gersh, let's send it over with kris anderson. kris? >> kris: sarah, good morning. we'll get to that accident and the clean-up in a few moment, but we want the start south of the city. this is the expressway. traffic smooth heading into boston. good sign this monday morning. let's go to the maps and show you what we're dealing with now. 13 minutes out, the split up to the tunnel there. so no big deal, 3, 24, 95, a slow down there.
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turnpike, everything looking good as you head into boston, even as you get closer to the city no problems there. there is the situation north right around the boxford-tons topsfield area. still a little slowdown, but it seems to be clearing up for the most part. heading out the door, 13 minutes split to the tunnel, 128 to 93, 12 minutes. and 128 to the zakim will take you about 15 minutes. back to you, guys. >> christa: right now we're tracking breaking news out of milwaukee. another night of violent protests after a deadly police-involved shooting. police say one person was shot when gunfire rang out during a protest early this morning. officers used an armored vehicle to rescue the victim from the crowds. four officers were taken to the hospital, as well, after protesters threw rocks and bottles. in fact, a rock went rights through the windshield of one officer's cruiser. the national guard has now been called in to help control the riots.
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you will be arrested. >> christa: hundreds of people took to the streeth demanding answers from police after an african american man was shot and killed by officers saturday night. sylville smith was shot. police say he pulled a gun on officers during a traffic stop. and right now that shooting is under investigation. ism let's get into the olympic zone now. swimmer ryan lochte talking about his run-in with an armed robber in rio. lochte and three other womenners were held at gunpoint after leaving a club early sunday morning. only drama in rio. the world's fastest man is making history. usain bolt earning his third straight olympic gold medal in the 100m race. nancy chen is in rio with some of the moments. >> sarah: good morning from rio. if you blink, you could have missed it. usain bolt's win was just that fast. and now we'll see if lightning will strike again.
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still invincible. usain bolt. >> nancy: the world's fastest man holding on to his title. >> it's not supposed to be that easy. >> nancy: usain bolt becoming the first man to ever win the 100m dash at the olympics three times in a row. >> usain bolt of jamaica the best of all time. >> bianca: coming into the race, many thought american justin gatlin was the only man who could chang bolt for the title. and for a few seconds, it looked like it might happen. gatlin came off the block strong, but inhe meters, bolt proved to the world again he is the best. >> i feel good. i felt smooth. i knew justin gatlin would get it started. he always has a good start. all i have to do is stay cool and get back into the race at 60. >> nancy: moments after the race bolt took the twitter dedicating his win, writing, "jamaica, stand up. this is for you, my people." >> and there it is! >> nancy: simone biles soaring to her third gold of the games.
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aly raisman and laurie hernandez were spotted cheering her on in the stands. biles is now the most-decorated gymnast in u.s. history at world and olympic competition. >> i'm excited i met my own expectations. >> nancy: her final five teammate madison kocian coming in second place on the uneven bars. she was edged out of the gold medal by russian aliya mustafina. >> it's crazy. i'm excited to have the silver medal around my neck, and i'm happy with the routine i did today. >> nancy: gabby douglas came in seventh after struggling to stay on the high bar after a handstand. >> upset that i messed up the first part, but you know what, just going to get it out of my head and not think about it. when you think about it. you dwell on it, and then you just get sad. >> sarah:>> nancy: the u.s. also collecting a medal in men's gymnastics. >> the best i have ever seen him do in competition right there. >> nancy: alex naddour earned
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since 1984 to earn a medal in the event. turning to a scare in rio for some members of the u.s. swim team, including ryan lochte. early sunday morning their taxi was pulled over by armed men posing as police officers. a night of celebration shared on social media by ryan lochte taking a turn as he and his three teammates, gunnar bentz, jimmy feigen and jack conger, were robbed at gunpoint. the group was in a taxi heading when a car pulled them over. which ryan lochte details exclusively for nbc's billy bush. >> we got pulled over. these guys came out with a badge. no lights, no nothing, just a badge. they pulled us over. they pulled out their guns. they told us to get down on the ground. they got down on the ground. >> nancy: lochte says he
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wrong. >> the guy pulled out his gun. he cocked, he put it to my forehead and said "get down." i put my hands up. i was like, "whatever." he took our money. he took my wallet. >> nancy: gunnar bentz later tweeted, "we are all safe." lochte tweeted a statement that read in part, "i want the thank my family, friends and fans for the overwhelming support i have received today. what is most important is we are safe and unharmed. rio police are investigatingnd word of the robbery led to confusion between u.s. and olympic dpishes. the international olympic committee initially denying the report, the eastbound counter threatening to mar what has been a thrilling olympics for the team. 33 medals in all. >> certainly very happy all those boys are safe. that's a number one priority on top of everything. >> nancy: and one swimmer later tweeting out the gold medals are safe, as well.
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justin rose beat out henrik stenson the win the first gold in golf in 112 years. and american matt kuchar delivered an amazing performance to win bronze. now he takes the title of olympic champion. it was last won in 1904. and marblehead's shalane unanimous -- flanagan finishing sixth. two other american runnerses a finished in the top ten. this morning here in rio. coming up at 6:45, a proud moment. tom brady talking about his wife and singing her praises. what he thought of her runway walk in rio. and ahead at 6:30. michael phelps calling it a career, despite calls for him the return in four years whom may be taking it the hardest. for now, back to you in boston. >> christa: thank you so much. doing great in rio. i can't imagine the summer
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commentating in some form or fashion. take a look at the medical count. team u.s.a. has 69 medals, 26 gold, 21 silver and 22 bronze. china in second with a total of 45 medals and great britain rounding out the top three with 38. >> christa: and we have new video after terror in a terminal. j.f.k. airport is now going given the all clear after initial reports of gunshots inside the terminal t so there was chaos and panic as the terminal had to be evacuated late last night. hundreds of passengers were stranded outside after someone called police about gunfire inside the airport. so all flights were grounded and police investigated. officers told people inside to get down as they searched the airport for a possible shooter. >> get down! get down! >> christa: officers searched
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evidence of gunfire. investigators believe the call might have been a hoax. so far no arrests have been made. >> sarah: a wake will be held today for a woman who was murdered l while jogging in princeton. a large crowd is expected to honor vanessa marcotte as police track many tips trying to track this case. 7's victoria warren live in princeton now with with the latest. vicki? >> victoria: good morning, safe that, that wake taking place in fitchburg. princeton. here police continue to track down every tip and lead they receive. running to remember in memory of vanessa marcotte. the 27-year-old was brutally murdered while exercising near her princeton home last week. >> it's been very difficult. i think people are having a difficult time going out of their homes.
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everybody is so worried. it's too bad because most people are good. >> victoria: across town the heritage bible chapel holding a prayer vigil, as well. state police continue to search the woods near her mother's home where marcotte's body was found. her family preparing to say good-bye this week. both a wake and funeral in leominster where marcotte grew up. family, friends and strangers alike praying for police to find the suspect to bring peace back to this community. >> i i cannot believe it. like how can that happen? >> victoria: the family is asking instead of flowers that people make donations to various organizations that vanessa marcotte held dear to her heart again. that wake taking place later this afternoon. meanwhile, state police are urging anyone who may have any information, even if it seems minor, that it could possibly help them in this investigation and the reach out to them. live this morning in princeton.
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ism still ahead, a grandmother was left alone, locked up inside a dialysis center in methuen. her family demanding answers. >> christa: and fierce flooding sweeps people underwater and crews rush to the rescue. >> chris: downpours over the weekend. dry day today, though. taking the edge off the heat and humidity. upper 80s and lower 90s. sea breeze kicking on in. more storms by tomorrow
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>> sarah: welcome back. 6:15 monday morning, back to the grind. >> christa: the weather has been nice. not as hot as yesterday, chris.
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96 degrees in the city of boston that. was the 16th day of 90 plus. the record, by the way, 1983 at 30 or so. a long way to go to catch that one. i don't have too many more 90-degree days in the forecast ahead of us. in fact, boston just shy of us this afternoon with the sea breeze kicking in. but inland communities fair game to hit 90 again this afternoon. how about the last five days? this goes back the last wednesday. some locations southwestern new hampshire, out through worcester county, picking up four inches other towns a good two or three. so quite a bit of rain especially near 495. boston south and east generally under an inch. so we've seen the lack of rain continue for many folks down through southeastern mass, the cape and the islands. 75 in town now. 67 in worcester. take a look at the dew point levels. low 60s. though low 60s will be with us today. we this edge off the humidity. strong by on the sticky side,
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that will notch back up tomorrow closer to 70s. front off to the south and west of us creating scattered showers and storms back into the ohio valley. that will be with us tomorrow, especially in the afternoon and thunderstorms continuing gusty winds, one or two may be locally strong gusty winds. damaging wind gusts and locally heavy rains. keep an eye on that. otherwise a leftover shower or thunderstorm on wednesday for a few towns, but nothing in terms of every town getting hammered in terms rains. we dry it out going into the weekend. >> christa: you know what? it's been busy out there early this morning, kris. >> kris: it has. not a lot of accidents on the roadway, that's the good news, but volume increases. this is the expressway heading into boston. let's go to the maps and show you what we're dealing with. it's 16 minutes from the split to the tunnel as we try to get to those maps for you. there we are.
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3, 24, 95 all connecting with 128. you see slowdowns here. beprepared for that. the turnpike into boston, smooth sailing. no accidents, back-ups or delays to tell you acted. north of the city, you see 93 around 128, you see some slowdowns there. be alert and aware of that as you head out this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah: the death toll now up to four. that severe flooding continues to ravage southeastern louisiana. more than 20,00 rescued from their homes and cars, including this woman and her dog over the weekend. man jumped in the water to save them. he homicide -- he had to cult the car open to get her out and save the dog. right now more than 1,000 people are staying in emergency shedders. many people have lost everything. the federal government has declared the flood a major disaster. >> christa: to the latest in the race for the white house, vice president joe biden will be
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the v.p. is from scanton. it look like he's going the talk about why he believes clinton understands the challenges that people in the neighborhoods face. where he grew up. on the g.o.p. side, donald trump will be talking about isis today during a speech in ohio. the republican nominee is expected the argue that the u.s. needs to work with other countries. it also wanted to see isis regardless of ideological an strategic disagreements. trump also declared another opponent in the race. and that would be the media. >> i'm not running against crooked hillary clinton. i'm running against the crooked media. >> christa: trump questioned freedom of the press, claiming there was unfair coverage of his campaign. >> christa: white house officials say the president will
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president, as you see here, hit the glen on sunday for a little golf. >> sarah: still ahead, the patriots preparing for the bears this week. tom brady offering insight into jimmy garoppolo's performance. >> christa: fire crews battling loose flames at a beach front home. >> sarah: and the red sox hitting early and hard as mookie betts joins an exclusive club. >> who knows how far that ball
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>> christa: 6:23. the patriots not letting the heat and humidity affect their practice schedule at all. >> sarah: julian edelman was a full participant and defensive end rob ninkovich took part in an individual workout. he tore history accept muscle last week. quarterback jimmy garoppolo was
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preseason game. tom brady was impressed by his back-up. >> i know he has to respect everybody. so i think that's what you always do. you try to come out here and earn the respect of your teammates and your coaches and, you know, you got to put the work in. you have to show that you're willing to show up every day. >> christa: the pats host practices with the bears leading up to t game. >> christa: the red sox sweeping arizona over the weekend, capping off a dominating performance in sunday's game. mookie betts hitting three home runs. this is his second three-homer game this season. ted williamss is the only other sox player to accomplish that feat. five hits in a game, boston won 16-. the sox play the indians in cleveland this afternoon. and first baseman hanley ramirez will not be on the field for
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sunday that ramirez has been placed on the bereave. list and is expected to rejoin the team coming up thursday. pitcher stephen wright will be added to the d.. he was scratched from his start saturday. he hurt his shoulder while diving in the second. >> sarah: coming up, we're back in the olympic zone. the winning olympians holding something other than their mels figurines getting so much attention on social media. >> a grandmother left alone for hours inside a dialysis clinic. now her family wants answers. >> christa: and more on breaking news, one person shot, an officer injure in the second night of protesting in
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olympics in rio. michael phelps calling it a career. the most decorated olympian ever talking retirement. the american gymnasts still wowing the crowd with their performances. and what tom brady is saying about his wife's opening ceremony strut. >> we're following more news today. >> no one is going the believe this. >> sarah: ism a family upset after a grandmother is left alone, locked inside a dialysis center. apparently forgotten by staff. >> christa: plus brady and company. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. it's 6:30. thanks for staying us with. i'm sarah french. >> christa: 6:29. here's chris lambert. >> chris: it's not like it's been the decade of the 80 was all the frizz in place over the last several days. lots of humidity in place. not the case today. we'll notch it down a little bit. 75 in boston. mid-60s dew point levels after coming into the 70s for day
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clear skies, quiet weather through the day today. a mix of sun and clouds. don't have to track any thunderstorms. you have that lower humidity. making a run at the 80s along the coastline. low 90s inland. scattered storms coming back tomorrow. >> christa: and i'm just a little tired today. kris anderson to talk about the traffic and the weather. >> kris: we're all tired. live look at the expressway. slow moving as you head into the city. we go to the maps and show you what you d 17 minutes split to the tunnel. wider view from the south, 3, 24, 95, you see the slowdowns on 24 connecting with 128. turnpike looking good as you head into boston, even as you get closer to the city. you see a little slowdown there by the turnpike. north of the city. 93 is slow going. be alert as you head out. back to you, guys. >> sarah: all right. now to the olympic zone. american gymnasts racking up more medals in rio. plus michael phelps ending his career on a high note.
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she's following all the action. of course, we have the world's fastest man back in action. nancy? >> nancy: absolutely. you know the saying that lightning never strikes the same place twice, but how about three times? because the world's fastest man is seeking his title. usain bolt won last night's 100m final with a time of 9.81 seconds. he has now won olympic gold in the 100 in beijing, in london and in rio. take first in the event. candidates andre degrasse took bronze. bolt trailed early in the race, but he still managed to win yet again. >> i took my time. i could see him. i knew i was catching him. and one thing my coach always says, don't panic, take you time, you will get back in the race. that's what i did. i took my time, i worked my way
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>> christa: and bolt is going for triple glory here in rio. he has two other gold medals to defend. he will next compete on tuesday. turning to gymnastics now, simone biles does it again, vaulting her way to gold on sunday. this is first olympic gold on vault for an american woman. the 19-year-old has already won the most golds by an american woman at a single games and she could pick up two more before the week is done. also brilliant routine on the uneven bars by m first individual olympic medal. she would have to settle for silver after russia's aliya mustafina pulled off a near-perfect routine. gabby douglas came in seventh on the bars. and turning to a scare in rio, you may have heard some gold-winning swimmers got in some trouble, including ryan lochte. early sunday morning his taxi was poland over by armed men posing as officers.
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jack conger were with lock will- ryan lochte. the men pulled them over, pulled out guns and ordered them to the ground. he says he refused at first arguing they had done nothing wrong. >> a guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it, put it to my forehead. i put my hands up. i was like, whatever. he took our money. he took my wallet. swimmers are okay. hours before the incident, michael phelps calling it a career. he added another gold to his collection over the weekend with the win in the 4x100 individual medley relay. it was his 23rd gold, 28th olympic medal overall. he's saying that's it. rio will be his last olympics. he says he does not see himself changing his mind. >> well, i walked in last night and i said, "mom, we're not going to tokyo.
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she just started crying and smiling. she said, "what about 100 fly? the relay?" i said, mom, we're done. we're finished. it's been an amazing career, a ridiculous career. there's in better way of finishing than i did. >> nancy: it looks like time will tell, guys. >> sarah: thanks, nancy. there's much more news today. a family angry after a grandmother locked inside a dialysis the 86-year-old was apparently forgotten by staff. john cuoco is live in methuen with more from this upset family. john? >> john: the granddaughter of this woman is looking for answers after she says her grandmother was forgotten about on the first floor of this building. >> this is so unbelievable. no one is going the believe this. >> john: this video shows the moments after firefighters went into this locked dialysis clinic to rescue an 86-year-old
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>> when she saw my mom and i, when we got inside, she said, "i knew you guys would find me." that broke my heart. >> john: erica crosby snapped this picture of her grandmother, maureen perry, who is temporarily bedridden. crosby says she was locked in a dark room for three hours. >> utter disgust and enragement. >> john: perry stays at a rehab facility that brings her to this clinic for die sal sis. when they went to pick her up, the door was off and the lights were off. after her grandmph didn't return. that's when they decided to drive by. >> what went through my head is how does this happen. it's patients abandonment. you don't do this. this is like nursing 1011. >> john: after calling 911, firefighters got into the building and took perry back to
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in a statement, fresenius medical center says, "our patients "our first baby" top priority. this is a great concern and we are looking into the matter." >> if patients are their top concern, then why did it happen? >> john: police say they've turned this investigation over to the state. live in methuen, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: and we're following breaking news out of milwaukee, a second night of violence and unrest following a deadly police shooting. one person shot, officers injured as protesters throw rocks and bricks at police. >> christa: and a major milestone for a south shore project. the installation at the bridge >> sarah: and hear what
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>> sarah: we're folwi transit police investigating after a mbta bus driver was attacked by a passenger while behind the wheel. the driver was punched in the face while driving the bus on cambridge street late last night. we're told the driver refused medical attention. no word yet on any arrests. >> christa: as part of bridge is set to be installed in quincy. the portion of the bridge we're talking about will slope down the river and then it will go up later today. the process actually started a
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massdot says there should be no traffic restrictions for drivers today. the bridge project will cost a total of $244 million. the four river bridge stretches from quincy to weymouth. firefighters battling a major fire on plum island when this house goes up in flames. it started at a home on 59th street over the weekend. you can see the heavy flames just taking over the top of that house. several fire crews were on scene battling the flames. investigators are trying to figure out exactly what caused it. >> sarah: patriots' tight end rob gronkowski having fun at an event at gillette over the weekend giving his best impression of q.b. tom brady. >> just one. >> can't get over it. >> sarah: that's okay. gronk also said he might be open to an olympic run like teammate nate ebner but only if it meant he got to miss training camp.
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there. >> sarah: i guess so. >> christa: speaking of tom brady, the pats' quarterback is talking olympics and opening up about his wife gisele's appearance in the opening ceremony. >> a wake today for a woman killed while jogging in princeton as investigators still search for a suspect. >> sarah: also new dramatic video from overnight as j.f.k. airport being evacuated during a shooting scare. >> christa: and more on that breaking news. officers injured. a person shot during a night of protesting out in
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>> it's 6:45rbg time the know and go. >> a local community remembering a woman killed in princeton as tips pour into police. >> plus left alone in methuen. a grandmother locked up in a dialysis center for hours with no one around. >> and i sprinting into the record books in rio. usain bolt strikes again while a u.s. gymnast keeps racking up gold medals. >> christa: incredible. >> sarah: it is. >> christa: we have all the day's top stories here. >> sarah: we have traffic and weather, but first send it over the chris lambert with more on your forecast. >> chris: good morning, sarah. good morning, christa. good morning, everybody. starting off this monday morning with nice weather, 75 degrees. dew point at 65.
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muggy but we're taking the edge off. temperatures running in the upper 60s and lower 70s for many towns currently. away from the coastline and up through worcester county, you're coolest. dew point levels in the low 60s. that will be with us for this afternoon. higher humidity returns tuesday afternoon. no storms to track today. a different story tomorrow afternoon. and this afternoon won't be quite as hot as it was yesterday. sea breezes kicking in. mid to upper 80s at the coast. low 90s inland. and that refreshing sea breeze off the afternoon. this will trigger off scattered showers and storms, especially in the afternoon through the early evening. and a few of the storms on the stronger side with locally strong wind gusts and localized downpours. we'll watch that. scattered about like much has been the case over the last several days. isolated showers and storms early on wednesday. dry into the weekend. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: good morning,
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traffic slow moving enter boston. let's go to the maps. 28 minutes from the split up to the tunnel. and the wider view to the south shows some of those problems. three is looking good, but 24, lots of red. red on 95, as well. there is an accident on 128 on exit 16. there is a breakdown. that's causing some delays in that area. smooth sailing on the pike all the way into boston. north of the city there is a problem. there is a breakdown. first off, this accident up in boxford is still causing some and then there is a breakdown, 93 southbound in woburn. that's where you see all the red there. 93 heading into boston. back to you, guys. >> christa: and right now we're following breaking news. police arresting several people early this morning after two days of unrest in milwaukee. police say at least one person was shot. and then a car was set on fire as protesters took to the streets overnight. according to officers, shots were fired in several different locations.
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rocks were hurled at a squad car, shattering the windshield. police arrested the shooting victim who was then rushed to the hospital. the national guard has had to be called in to help control the riots. the unrest comes after the police shooting death of 23-year-old sylville smith. police say smith and another person took off after being pulled over at a traffic stop. an officer opened fire. when police say smith ignored orders to put down his loaded gun. >> sarah: new video after j.f.k. airport has been given the all clear after initial reports of gunshots inside a terminal. there was chaos and panic as the terminal was evacuated late last night. >> get down! >> sarah: hundreds of passengers were stranded outside and all flights were grounded after someone called police about gunfire inside the airport.
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shooter, but police found no evidence of gunfire. investigators believe the call may have been a hoax. so far no arrests have been made. >> christa: and a wake will be held today for the woman who was murdered while jogging in princeton. a large crowd is expected to honor vanessa marcotte as police try to crack this case and find her killer. let's head out to 7's victoria warren, who is in princeton with more. >> sarah: christa, the wake is this afternoon in fitchburg. the funeral mass in leominster. princeton, investigators continue their work as the community came together with vigils and there was also a run this weekend, more than 100 people jocking in memory of vanessa marcotte. the 27-year-old was brutally murdered while out exercising near her princeton home last weekend. organizers say they wanted to get people out of their homes to feel safe on the streets again. cross town the heritage bible chapel also held a prayer vigil for those in the community, as well.
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make donations to volunteer organizations that were dear to the vanessa marcotte's heart. meanwhile, investigators say that they still need tips from the community and they want you to reach out to them even if you think it's something that's very small and minor. live this morning in princeton. victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." ism an investigation is under way after a grandmother is left alone inside a locked dialysis center in methuen. 7's john cuoco live now with more on this story. john? granddaughter of this woman is looking for answers after she says her grandmother was forgotten about on the first floor of this building. >> this video shows the moments after firefighters went into this locked dialysis clinic on saturday to rescue an 86-year-old grandmother. erica crosby says her grandmother, maureen perry, was left in a dark room for three hours. perry stays at a rehab facility that brings her to this clinic for dialysis treat.
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lights were off. police have turned this investigation over to the state. we're live in met -- methuen, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." ism 6:50 a.m. let's get into the olympic zone. ryan lochte talking about his run-in with an armed robber in rio. he and three other swimmers were held at gunpoint after leaving a club early sunday morning. >> christa: a frightening situation there. and on the sports side, the world's faste let's go to 7's nancy chen. she's on top of all of these moments. good morning, nancy. >> nancy: good morning to you both, christa and sarah. this is something that has never been done before. usain bolt retaining his title as the world's fastest man. >> can bolt catch him? here he is, still invincible,
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bolt bowl sprinting into the history books one again. >> this is an enormous gap between him and everyone else. >> sarah: american justin gatlin put up a tough fight, pushing off the blocks and leading the pack for a few accept, but it jun wasn't enough. bolt surging from behind, overtaking gatlin approving he's still the fastest man in the world. >> i could feel everybody. i was relaxed. i took my time. i could see him. i knew i was don't panic. just take you time and you will get back in the race. so that's what i did. >> nancy: moments after the race, bolt dedicated his win, "jamaica stand up. this for you, my people." >> she will become america's first public medalist in this event. >> sarah: and simone biles bringing home gold medal number three for u.s.a.
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>> i'm excited i met my expectations. >> oh, boy. >> nancy: gabby douglas came in seventh after struggling to on the high bars. >> i'm not going to think about it. >> madison kocian finishing strong to take in the silver coming in just behind aliya mustafina of russia. >> i'm very excited to have the sill rer medal around my neck and happy with everything i did today. >> sarah: and during mad that, some scary moments for the u.s. swim team in rio. ryan lochte revealing he and three other members of the swim team were pulled over by armed men posing as police officers. a night out in rio takes a terrifying turn hours after this snapchat was shared. ryan lochte, gunnar bentz, jack conger and jimmy feigen were
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olympic village sunday morning. >> we got pulled over in our taxi. a guy came over with a police badge, no lights, no nothing, just a police badge. they pulled us over. they pulled out their guns. they told the other swimmers to get on the ground. they got down on the ground. >> nancy: lochte tried ry fusing their order, saying he did nothing wrong. >> then this guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it. he i he said "get down." i put my hands up. i was like, "whatever." he took our money. he took our wallet. >> nancy: teammate michael phelps was shocked by what happened. >> i'm stunned obviously. i couldn't believe it. >> nancy: phelps wasn't the only one. the international olympic committee initially denied the reports, but eventually they acknowledged the incident. lochte just happy this situation wasn't any worse.
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twitter. the swimmer not letting it affect how he feels about rio and neither is phelps. >> we're making sure we are as protected as we can be, just precautionary measures. for me i've been to this city multiple times. i've loved it every time i've come here. >> nancy: swimmers later said they did not have their modals with them, so those are safe, as well. turning now to the beach where another u.s. team is getting closer to getting a medal. kerri walsh jennings and april ross beating australia on sunday. they are now moving on to the semifinals of the beach volleyball tournament with a record of 5-0. they are set to take on the second-seeded brazilian team in the semifinals on tuesday. and an historic gold in golf. franklin's justin rose beat out henrik stenson in the sport's return to the olympic game. american matt kuchar delivered an amazing performance to take bronze. and marblehead native shalane flanagan rubbing away with a
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finisher in the race. two other u.s. runners, desiree linde and amy craig finnished in the top ten. so meantime, it's hard to top gisele bundchen's opening ceremony strut. but tom brady talked yesterday about how proud he is of her. >> it was amazing, you know, to see her out there and do that. it was the best part of the olympics for me. it got over on opening night. there hasn't bee know, seeing her represent her country. so it's pretty amazing. she's an amazing woman, and she's an amazing mother. she represents, you know, the best of brazil as far as iam concerned. so it was an amazing spectacle. he's an amazing person. >> sarah: brady clearly very proud of his wife. meantime, the tweet of the day coming from president obama.
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tweet about team u.s.a.'s success. he wrote, "final gold for phelps, world record for ledecky, three number-one finishes for biles. that's how team u.s.a. gets america to 1,000 golds. way the make history." >> sarah: the athletes who wear meddles were also awarded something ills. can you explain the figurines all the athletes are getting? >> chris: there are a lot of questions about that. 's it's been getting a lot of buzz online. that ache look in case you don't know what we're talking about. these figurines are 3 tv representations of the rio olympics logo. this is first time they have been handed out at the games in the past. you may have seen during medal ceremonies they have given out flowers. this is the first time they're doing these things. they're in the paperweights or anything like that. they're meant to hold the medals some that's the answer the that question, guys. >> christa: nancy, thank you so much. and thanks for spending some time us with.
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. ? dunkin' iced, oh, yeah, in the summertime ? ? livin' in a dunkin' paradise ? good morning. unprecedented. >> still invincible. usain bolt. >> usain bolt proves yet again he's the world's fastest man becoming the first sprinter to capture three straight 100 meter olympic titles. >> and there it is. in gymnastics, simone biles nails it on the vault making it three gold so far with two events still to go. while the swimmers from team usa celebrated an unparalleled medal haul in rio including four for simone manual, five for katie ledecky, another six for michael phelps and we get to bask in their glow when they join us

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