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>> christa: breaking news at 5:00 a.m. a night out in woburn taking a violent turn. police investigating a stabbing outside a popular bar. >> sarah: a toddler's death under investigation. investigators retracing the final days of the young boy's life. >> christa: and developing now, two u.s. swimmers headed home as controversy grows over gunpoint last weekend in rio. what police are saying happened. >> sarah: and tom brady sidelined. an unusual injury keeping the pats' q.b. from playing in the team's second preseason game. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good friday morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp whrsm you're off to work or maybe headed out for vacation, it doesn't look like weather will stand in the way of your plans at all today, chris.
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many rainy days, have we? this weekend much of the same. more dry weather than anything else. good morning, everyone. 74 in boston. mid-60s in a lot of the suburbs. off to a comfortable start. not much going on across new england. very quiet weather throughout the day. localized sea breezes kicking in. temperatures close to 80 along the coastline. away from the coastline heading out on the golf course today, expect temperatures mid to upper 80s. humidity not all that high. we talk about dew points running in the upper 50s an lower upper 70s low 80s this afternoon along the coastline. mid to upper 80s. framingham 88, nashua, new hampshire, 88 this afternoon. more of the same over the weekend, although we do have a shower risk or a thunderstorm risk sunday night into early mid-. more on that in your seven-day forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: good morning, everyone. there's the expressway. you can see the lights moving. they're moving. that's good news.
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of town, route 95, 24 and route 3 are looking good heading in or out of town on the pike. no issues. route 2 or 3 totally fine. a little excla make mark. wrapping things up as we head into the 5:00 hour, heading into boston on route 1, route 93 southbound looking good. check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes this morning. both expected to start the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we begin with breaking news. a stabbing in the parking lot of a woburn bar. one person rushed to the hospital. >> christa: right now police are searching for suspects. let's head out to the seaboard right now with 7's nicole oliverio with more. nicole? centers for disease>> nicole: ce remain on the scene here. the stabbing happening just before 1:00 a.m. as you mentioned in the parking lot here at jake n joes in woburn, a
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say that one man was stabbed in the neck. he suffered serious injuries and right now is undergoing surgery. what we do know is that police are looking for a suspect. they have not made any arrests yet, but they say that suspect took off on a minute -- ninja-style motorcycle. taking a live look at the scene as police investigate that stabbing that happened overnight in woburn. one man taken to the hospital. police have not released his age or identity but say that right now he is that's the latest live in woburn, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now the death of a woburn toddler is under investigation. officials say the boy who had been hospitalized since monday died last night at boston children's hospital. 7's victoria warren is live in woburn with the very latest. vicki? >> victoria: good morning. we know from sources that this boy suffered some type of a head injury, but this is still a very active investigation with a lot
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apartment before this toddler was rushed to the hospital. heartbreak in woburn, 15-month-old noah dying at the hospital, his twin sister hurt. police investigating what happened at this woburn apartment where a family friend was watching the twins. noah was rushed to the hospital monday in an ambulance after someone called 911 from the kilby street apartment. sources say his skull was fractured. the d.a. says he died thursday. sources say the hospital on tuesday. it's unclear exactly what her injuries are, but sources say she did need some sort of a cast. the middlesex district attorney's office an woburn police are investigating. they're speaking with the babysitter and anyone else who was in contact with the children. at this point there are no charges, and they say this is an ongoing investigation. the department of children and families is also part of this investigation, and they say they
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with police. live this morning in woburn, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: breaking overnight, police are investigating a serious late-night accident that happened in south boston. officers say at least two cars were involved in this crash. it was at old colony avenue in dorchester street. at least one person taken to boston medical center, and right now the condition is not known. >> sarah: also breaking overnight, police are investigating a shooting in mattapan. according to ems, the man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was shot several times. it happened on orlando street around 10:30 last night. so far no arrests have been made. >> christa: and developing overnight, two american swimmers pulled off their plane on wednesday night are headed home after a day of intense questioning. in a statement, the u.s. olympic committee apologized for what it called a "distracting ordeal." that statement also confirming there was no robbery. this just in: swimmer jimmy
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in rio early this morning. his lawyer says that feigen will pay about $10,000 and will leave the country later today. let's go to 7's nancy chen with the latest from rio. >> nancy: the incident casting a shadow over these games. on thursday police announcing that swimmer ryan lochte and three other swimmers were not robbed at gunpoint as they had initially claimed. now the usoc is apologizing to rio and the people of brazil. >> have you talked to ryan at >> nancy: two u.s. swimmers headed home after hours of questioning by brazilian police about what really happened at a gas station sunday night. gunner bentz and jack conger back at rio's international airport a day after they were pulled off a plane. they were accused of lying about a robbery, along with two of their teammates, including gold medalist ryan lochte. but brazilian police say they're vandals, not victims. now the usoc is apologizing for their behavior, releasing a statement that read in part, "the behavior of these athletes is not acceptable, nor does it
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u.s.a. we apologize to our hosts in rio and the people of brazil for this distracting ordeal in the midst of what should rightly be a celebration of excellence." police say their proof is in a series of surveillance videos that start with the swimmers leaving a club just before 6:00 a.m. sunday. that's when they got into a taxi. by 6:06, they're at the gas station. they're sitting near a bathroom when an attendant walks over, they run. mirror and soap dispenser and then tried to leave. that's when police were called. at 6:09, a man approaches the cab, appearing to point a gun at the car for nine seconds. minutes later the swimmers got out. one appears to pull money from his wallet. another puts his hands up. police say those were security guards pointing guns at the swimmers. they were asked to wait for police to arrive but refused to stay. just before 7:00 a.m., the four men are back at the athletes' village. it's all inconsistent with what
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he cocked it, put it to my forehead and said get down. i put my hands up. i was like, whatever. >> nancy: when lochte spoke to matt lauer by phone last night, he changed some of the details, admitting they were not pulled over and the gun was not cocked to his forehead. on thursday the "today show" host said while there was evidence of embellishment, they did not think he made it up. they've been out all night. he's not the type who can weave brilliant tale when he hasn't been out all night long, pardon me, so the fact that he told this story so mellifluous make me think he could not have invented the whole thing. >> nancy: team u.s.a. will
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athletes. nancy chen, 7news. >> sarah: in the olympic zone, competition may be winding down burke the athletes are giving it everything they've got. usain bolt proving yet again he's the fastest man in the world. by the end of last night's 200m final, bowl was racing only against himself. he easily grabbed gold. the jamaican athlete had hoped to beat his world record time but missed by about six-tenths of a second. >> my body would not res. but i'm happy. it's great. it's been wonderful here, so energetic. i love it. it was one of the best olympics ever. >> sarah: an olympic title for american ashton eaton, wrapping up a big decathlon win. he's only the third man ever to win back-to-back golds in the event. the 28-year-old american had the lead coming into day two. he finished with 8,893 points, tying the olympic record.
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to the final. but earlier in the day it looked like it was all over. a botched handoff causing the team to finish last in their heat. they were give an second chance, though, after a successful protest saying contact by another runner you see right there from brazil caused the mistake. let's take a look at the medal count now. team u.s.a. in the lead with a total of 100 medals, 35 gold, 32 silver and with 58 medals, and great britain slightly behind that with 56. >> christa: patriots q.b. tom brady recovering from an unusual injury this morning. brady was set to start last night's preseason game against the bears, but he got scratched moments before kickoff after he accidentally sliced his thumb.
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reports brady cut his finger after using scissors to pry something from his cleats. jimmy garoppolo ended up starting last night's game. >> i found out literally like right before the game. so it was pretty sudden. >> sometimes things happen and they change and you have to adjust to them. an offense for quarterback, we refer to that as an automobile. >> christa: garoppolo threw a touchdown pass in last night's game and they won 23-22. they take on the panthers a week from tonight. also the pats kick regular season when they take on the cardinals september 11th. you can see that game right here on 7 nbc. >> sarah: happening now, three people recovering after a dramatic race to the rescue near downtown crossing. police say a car plowed into the group of people yesterday afternoon. a witness says the female driver took off moments after the accident and ran into a nearby chipotle. her male passenger was questioned by police. bystanders loading up a car to help save the three people trapped underneath.
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she was holding on to the bumper and the car kept going. she put up her knee, she pulled up like a pretzel. everyone jumped on the hood the stop her. i opened the door, put the car in park, she took off. >> sarah: the three spread convenience thankfully have non-life-threatening injuries. >> christa: a framingham teen is facing attempted murder charges after a violent attack on his family in florida. police say that 16-year-old gust ramgren confessed to stabbing his mother and his younger investigators say he ran off and then asked people nearby for help after it happened. right now the victims are in critical condition and neighbors are just left wondering why this happened. >> it's beyond my comprehension. i am -- i have known gust and charlie since they were born. this is not something that was ever supposed to happen. >> sarah: ramgren has been
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second-degree murder and is being held without bond. >> sarah: more news on "today in new england." cameras rolling as a shirtless man tries to kidnap a toddler from a local store. how the boy's father stepped in to stop that stranger. >> christa: very different donald trump talking this time about a campaign shake-up. what the g.o.p. nominee says he
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>> sarah: a damaging drought hitting massachusetts. the danger zone has spread across northeastern massachusetts and southern new hampshire. the lack of rain is severely impacting crops all around the area. >> christa: and look at this. not quite a full moon, but you could have fooled us. you don't even need a street light out there. but look at how beautiful that is. it reminds you.
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at this time? ism yeah. now it's getting darker and darker. >> christa: fall is getting here. >> chris: a hint of things to come, right? too soon, too soon to be talking about some cooler weather out there. could you find the missing quarter on that moon? we had a full moon yesterday morning. not quite full, although still plenty full. a beautiful shot out there. taking a look at the drought, what's the situation? we've expanded this extreme drought for about 4% of massachusetts. this includes the boston metro area. as sarah and christa were mentioning, through northeastern mass and into southeastern new hampshire. we've hardly had any rain in the city of boston this summer. we're going through three inches of rain since june 1st. we're on pace to have the driest summer on record here. certainly will be the case if we don't get another inch of rain by the end of the month. the driest summer was 1957.
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rain that entire summer. 74 in boston. mid-60s in the suburbs. the dry weather continues for today. dew points low to mid-60s. a modest amount of humidity in place for a comfortable day overall. winds are light out of the northwest. they'll churn on shore through the day. sea breezes kicking in. that will allow for nice conditions. u.v. index high to very high this afternoon. sun strength is still strong. you need the lather on the sunscreen. showers and storms across the the weekend. this area of the high pressure strong enough to hold a lot of the moisture back, although there may be some moisture to the south of us that tries the peek into southern new england over the weekend. maybe a few more clouds into the mix on saturday. an isolated shower inland on sunday. but i think most of that is going to occur across the western edges of new england. this one to the west of us, this one will drag in some scattered showers and storms out ahead of the front. a little surge of humidity and
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evening into early monday morning. that may produce scattered showers and storms an downpours across the area. they'll be hit-and-miss. we're in the talking about beneficial rains for all the towns. much of next week dry, as well. 84 to 88. sea breeze along the coastline. beach temperatures close to 80 degrees. nice afternoon if you take the long weekend. 58 to 68 overnight tonight. low humidity. 68 in boston. but outside the city, many towns running upper 50s to lower 60s. very comfortable start. overnight. very comfortable start tomorrow. 82 to 88. coolest at the coastline. mix of sun and clouds and great couple of evenings ahead of us. busy weekend every weekend it seems like in the summertime, right? and concert-wise, mansfield, about 80 degrees by the tailgates there. then you're heading into the concert itself. i think temperatures turning back into the 70s. zac brown in town. they will feature temperatures
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afternoon/evening falling back into the 70s. 7 on 7 forecast going through the weekend enter early next week. again, those scattered showers and storms likely sunday night into early monday. very pleasant weather. even takes the fall out of tuesday and wednesday morning. >> sarah: to the race to the white house, donald trump doing something he rarely has so far, apologizing for some of the controversial comments he's made. >> you don't choose the right words or you say the thing. i have done that, and believe it or not, i regret it. >> christa:>> sarah: trump addet although he admits to saying the wrong thing at time, he promised to always tell the truth. hillary clinton responded to the comments saying, donald trump literally started his campaign by insulting people. he's continued to do so through each of the 428 days from then until now without shame or regret. we learned tonight that his
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knows he has much for which he should apologize. >> christa: as president obama joins his vineyard vacation, some are calling on him to visit louisiana to see the damage first hand. the first family is spending two weeks on martha's vineyard vacationing. in fact, the president went golfing on thursday with larry david. >> sarah: up next on 7news, could fenway park be getting a makeover? the changes the red sox owners are proposing. >> christa: and kidnapping caught on camera. what a father does after his young son is grabbed by a
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. >> sarah: after winning six straight, the red sox winning streak is over. the sox lost to the tigers in detroit last night. boston had a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning, but the tigers scored three times in the inning
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go-ahead run by giving up a walk while the basses were loaded. the sox lost 4-3. red sox ownership is looking to expand fenway park. according to the "herald," the organization wants to make $4 million worth of renovations. the proposed changes would include additional seating as well as a grandstand bar if right field. officials also want to add a removable bullpen field wall which would allow fenway to fit regulation f future soccer and football games. >> christa: and running for mar martin richard. a number of children taking part in a one-mile run last night in honor of the boston marathon bombing victim. members of mr8, the marathon team, were on hand to help. all the proceeds from the event benefit the martin richard foundation. >> sarah: look at those kids go. it's amazing. >> christa: they need to get out there. >> sarah: up next at 5:30, they're lining up overnight in boston.
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big crowds in the city. >> reporter: and a father racing through the isles of this rate market to save his young son from an alleged attempted kidnapping. it was all caught on camera. >> christa: abwe're staying on top of some breaking news. police investigating a stabbing in the parking lot of the restaurant in woburn. so far no arrests have been
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>> sarah: breaking news at 5:30, violence erupting at woburn sports bar when someone pulls out a knife. >> christa: and cameras capturing the moment a 13-month-old was snatched in braintree. the alarming attempted abduction that landed a man behind bars. >> sarah: and getting a second chance in rio. the u.s. women's relay team advances to today's final after protesting a baton drop. >> this is 7news "today in new england."
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tgif. >> christa: thanks for waking up with us. i'm christa delcamp. >> an i'm sarah french. let's get a check of the forecast. we want to know how the weekend is looking. >> chris: put it on cruise control and roll right into the weekend. plenty of temperatures into the 80s ahead. mainly a dry pattern rolling on. we have a shower and thunderstorm sunday night early monday. that's it on the seven-day forecast. humidity slowly building over the weekend. you'll notice mugginess out there sunday afternoon into sunday night. 74 in boston. mid-60s in the suburbs now. quiet start to the day.mo place, and look at this up and down new england. not much going on weather-wise. the high pressure controls the board. that means an enjoyable day. mid to upper 80s inland. sea breeze along the coastline. that will hold beach temperatures down close to 80 degrees. a good day for a lot of sunshine and water temperatures running close to 70 degrees. more on the seven-day forecast ahead. >> christa: will let's go to traffic. a quiet friday trend, does that continue this morning? >> danielle: it does. but i feel like it's been a
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picture-perfect weekend. i'm excited about that. let's go to the maps. a lot of green south of town. ten minutes braintree to boston. and you'll notice around the braintree split, route 95, 24 and route 3 all looking good. problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. a couple work crews still out there. but they're wrapping things up. routes 2 and 3 no issues. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to go to work. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to bridge 11 minutes this morning. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: breaking news on this friday morning. one person waser isly is injured after a stabbing in woburn. it happened in a parking will the of the jake & joe's restaurant on michelin road late last night. investigators say someone stabbed a victim in the neck. right now police say they don't have any suspects in that case. getting a check of this morning's other top stories. police are investigating the death of a toddler. this also happened in row burn. investigators say the
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fractured skull on monday and died last night at boston children's hospital. authorities say that a family friend was taking care of this little boy at the time. right now the department of while services is involved. the by's death is being investigated as a possible homicide. so tom brady didn't play in last night's exhibition game against the bears after he injured his right thumb. according to comcast sports net new england, brady sliced his thumb using sizers to try to remove something from his cleats. he'll need stitches. >> sarah: caught on camera, a little boy taking at a braintree supermarket. that boy's father chasing down and confronting the would-be kidnapper after the stranger grabbed his son and then ran off. 7's kris anderson was live with the story. kris? >> kris: scary moments here inside of the south shore indian market in braintree. as you mentioned, the father is inside of the store. shopping with his young son, when a shirtless man picked the
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toward the become of the store toward an exit there. the father racing through the aisles trying to track them down, and the whole ordeal was call on camera. a man without a shirt walks into this indian marketed in braintree. seconds later you see him walking toward the back door with a 13-month-old boy slung over his shoulder. >> yeah, it took a total span of 30 seconds. >> kris: that baby's father was only feet away. he confronts the man saying, "that's my baby." in grabs the by's father by the become of the neck but then lets him go. perplexed by the whole thing, the father asked the store owner if he had an employee working that bay with a shirt on. >> i said, that's not possible. i have employees that are working, but none without a shirt. he explained with happen. as anybody else, i was in shock. >> kris: the two went out back looking for the man while calling 911. they found him. now identified as 37-year-old stephen o'brien of braintree. he was in the woods. they kept an yes on him until
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him, hey, what are you doing here? he was grurpghting the whole time. >> kris: after a struggle he was arrested and charged with kidnapping and resisting arrest. >> my daughter was right there a minute before that guy walked in. >> kris: such a bizarre situation inside of this market here. we spoke with the family of this young man. they're obviously shaken by what happened but say everyone is doing okay. that's the latest live here in braintree. kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right nowol blamed for vandalizing mash the eld high school. investigators say someone threw a large rock through the window of the main office earlier this week. police say a car was spotted mere the building. anyone with information is asked to get in touch with police. >> sarah: police are also on the lookout for man connected to a bank robbery in salem, new hampshire. investigators say this man robbed a citizens bank inside a shaw's supermarket around 7:00 last night. if anyone recognizes the
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>> christa: we have new details now about a man pleading guilty to assaulting two young girls at a mall in kingston. justin capel admitted to inappropriatery touching the two seven-year-old girls at billy b's, an indoor play area, back in april. the mother of one of the girls chased the girls around and tried to tickle them. he was sentenced to six months behind bars. an everett police officer is out of jail this morning, attacking his wife. police say michael michael mori assaulted his pregnant wife inside their home. he was released even though prosecutors describe a violent man. mori's trial is set to begin later this month. >> sarah: later this morning several firefighters are recovering after battling flames at an apartment in hyde park. crews worked to extinguish the fire on river street. thick smoke and flames poured
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difficult to control. there is no word yet on what caused the fire. >> christa: still ahead, a massachusetts lawmaker confronting delta air lines after a huge outage that grounded flights. preventing future travel trouble. >> sarah: several great white sharks spotted in a single day. the local beach shutting down swimming due to the danger in
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four hundred million dollars. that's how much charter schools will drain from massachusetts public schools this year. four hundred million siphoned from local districts that desperately need it. four hundred million that won't fund more science and technology, arts or preschool, counseling, or smaller class sizes. ety-six percent of students who don't attend charter schools. let's improve public schools for all students, not just a select few.
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>> sarah: senator ed markey is demanding change. >> christa: he's calling for airlines the take action we all remember delta airline, people sleeping in the terminals. senator markey is asking airs make serious changes to computer system, updating technology to meet the demands of so many travelers. >> a flight should be canceled if there's a superstorm that forces the cancellation of the flight. a flight should not be canceled because a server or software is not working. when passengers buy tickets, they are buying the assurance
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to point b. they are not paying for excuses. >> christa: so earlier this month delta air lines canceled hundreds of flights. the ripple effects were nationwide because of these computer problems. there was one article that reported the computer systems date back to the 1990s, so it will probably happen again unless something changes. >> sarah: it's so frustrating when it does get canceled. the ripple effect, you know? a lot to everything you need to know and go is coming up next. the boston city council urging action after high levels of lead are detected in more water fountains at boston public schools. >> reporter: we're live in row burn. police on the scene of a stabbing. one man rushed to the hospital.
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>> sarah: 5:45. time now for everything you need the start your day off right. >> christa: a little know and go. chris lambert is up. how are you doing this morning? >> chris: not too bad. it's friday. can't complain. the weather looks good going into the weekend. 74 in boston right now. mid-60s in a lot of the suburbs. just beginning the see that daylight there. of course, the sunrise is just before 6:00 a.m. as we do have
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each day as we move closer to fall. although at times it doesn't feel like we're getting closer to fall here. introducing some warm weather in place. quiet day today. quiet through much of the weekend. maybe a little moisture tries the sneak in over the weekend. i think it will provide a few more clouds around to mix in with the sunshine on saturday. sunday, slight rises of an isolated inland shower. i think bulk of the shower activity will hold off until sunday night into early monday and some showers and storms scattered about during tha two sunday night and early monday. other than that, we're talking about a dry patternful fairly warm through the weekend. we're talking mid to a few upper 80s away from the coastline. a little bit of mugginess returning sunday afternoon and sunday night. not to say the daytime will be all that cool monday afternoon or tuesday afternoon, but more so in the overnight lows. a refreshing change, taste of early fall monday evening through wednesday morning. and that will be reflected in
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84 to 88 this afternoon. sea breeze along the coastline. mostly sunny skies. pleasant weekend ahead of us tonight. 58 in the cooler suburbs. f -- 68 in the city of boston. tuesday morning, wednesday morning starting off into the 50s. we bounce right back toward 90 by thursday of next week. notice much of next week rain-free again. >> sarah: all right time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. hafr the braintree split, things slowing down. for the most part, the roads looking good. let's go to the maps. south of town, a lot of green on route 95, 24 an route 3. in and out of town on the pike, no issues on route 2 or 3. 93, you're fine all the way back to 495. looking good on route 1. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready the head out the door this morning. 17 minutes braintree the boston on the expressway. 12 minutes, no delays into town on the pike. 11 minutes 93 southbound. the to the zakim bridge.
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breaking news now. a stabbing in the parking lot of a popular woburn restaurant. one person is rushed to the hospital. >> christa: right now police are still out there searching for suspects. let's head to the scene and see what's happening. here's 7's nicole oliverio. nicole? >> nicole: christa, police just left the scene here, but the crime scene tape remains up outside of the jake n joes here in woburn, this after police responded to a stabbing here just before 1:00 this morning. the district attorney's office suffered serious stab wounds. we're hearing some of those stab wounds were to the neck and that victim is now undergoing surgery. what we don't know is if the suspect and the victim knew each other or what led up to the stabbing. but police say that suspect took off in a ninja-style motorcycle. right now there has been no arrests. police continue to investigate. again, a stabbing here at the jake n joes in woburn happening just before 1:00 a.m. for now, that's the latest live
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>> christa: developing overnight, two american swimmers headed back to the u.s. after a day of intense questioning in rio. the athletes pulled off their plane on wednesday night for questioning by police, and this all stements from that incident at a gas station in brazil. >> sarah: initially ryan lochte and the other swimmers claimed they were robbed at gunpoint, but now police are telling a different story. 7's nancy chen is in rio with the latest developments. >> nancy: good morning to you. here at the olympic games, but a scandal had been causing quite a shadow here. this morning we have just learned that jimmy feigen, the swimmer, was at a rio courthouse and he will pay about $10,000 and leave the country later today. olympic officials said feigen had provided a revised statement to officials and had hoped to get his passport back to return home soon. two of his teammates boarding a flight last night just before the united states olympic
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a robbery claim unravels. brazilian police saying four american swimmers are vandal, not victims. >> have you talked to lochte at all? gunner bentz and jack conger, who were pulled off a plane wednesday, were allowed to leave the country. they were with gold medalist ryan lochte and jimmy feigen the night of an alleged robbery. >> we got pulled over. a guy pulled out a gun. he cocked it, put it to my head. >> nancy: conger and bentz denied having been victims of a robbery and said lochte's version of events was in the true. police say proof can be found in a series of surveillance videos. first we see the swimmers leaving a club. they got enter a taxi. minutes later they're at the gas
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bathroom. when an attendant walks over, they take off. police say the swimmers caused quite a bit of damage, then tried the leave. that's when police were called. you can see a man approaching the cab, appearing to point a gun at the car. the swimmers got out. one appears to pull money from his wallet while the other puts his hands up. police say those were security guards pointing guns at the swimmers, and they asked the athletes to wait for police to arrive, but they refused to stay. they were back at thele the usoc already apologizing for athletes' behavior, releasing a statement that read in part, "the behavior of these athletes is not acceptable. nor does it represent the values of team u.s.a. we will further review the matter and any potential consequences for the athletes when we return to the united states. we apologize to our hosts in rio and the people of brazil for this distracting ordeal in the midst of which should rightly be a celebration of excellence."
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officials here in brazil say they are working with american officials to be able to interview him again. two athletes making a mad dash to the top of the podium. >> gold! >> nancy: jamaica's usain bolt crossing the finish line for another win and another medal. the 200m final coming to an end with bolt far ahead of the pack. the gold is his second of these games, a victory he was happy to celebrate. disappointment. he had hoped to beat his world record time of 19.19 seconds. he finished in 1978. i think it would have helped to have someone fast in front of me, to pull me. i tried but my body would not respond. but i'm happy. >> he's come across the line. the world's greatest athlete. >> nancy: ashton eaton winning a gold for team u.s.a. after a grueling two days of competition
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events. the 28-year-old goes down in history as the third man ever to win back-to-back olympic decathlons. he held the lead throughout much of the competition, wrapping up a total of 8,893 points, tying the olympic record. >> it's for my coach, my family, my support staff. it was a lot of time,en joy, but it's worth it. >> nancy: and usain bolt races again tonight in the 4x100m relay. he's going to be going for his third gold of these games. now to a mistake on the track that almost took four members of team u.s.a. out of medal contention. the women's 4x100m relay team botching a baton handoff, finishing last in their heat. but the team successfully protested, saying another runner had made contact with sprinter allyson felix during that transfer, so they were then given another chance and put up the fastest time of the day by any country advancing to the
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>> no doubt it's a test, but i have an amazing team. these ladies have lived me. they encourage me. i'm just going the keep going. it's great to get out there with them tonight. we're excited to come back tomorrow. >> our job was to come out here. we had unforeseen circumstances. we bounced back and got the job done. >> nancy: and can you hear the cheers behind me? brazil is still celebrating after the country won gold in men's beach volleyball, playi bruno schmidt beat italy in the final, winning in straight sets. the pair celebrated with the rowdy crowd at the stadium on copacabana beach. it is the second time brazil has won gold in the event. of course, there have been so many memories made during these olympic games. yesterday i had the chance to catch up with the host of the "today show," matt lauer and hoda kotb. hoda told me watching aly
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>> i feel a personal connect. whenever they do anything, i'm in. by the way, they hijacked my phone and took a million selfies on it. >> really? >> yes, they did. i have my glasses on. laurie's got my glasses on. they're mugging. how did they even know my password? >> nancy: they know how to have a good time. hoda told me her password, but as a favor, i will not be sharing that with you guys. >> christa: did you take some selfies, too? >> nancy: youw, she's so fun. how can you not have a blast with them. >> sarah: hoda is my favorite. >> christa: she had her cell phone number she displayed on air. >> sarah: she's always showing her phone on air. >> christa: so nancy... >> sarah: you think she would have learned by now. >> christa: right, right. so we were talking about aly raisman's parents and their priceless reactions. an we're hearing that somebody wants to help them de-stress a little bit.
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>> nancy: the thing is i stress out watching them, but this is funny. one concerned fan has started a go fund me page in order to send lynn and rick raisman to a spa day. take a look. this woman started this site. apparently she's not the only one interested. she's already raised close to $200. she hopes to raise $500 through this campaign. she does not know the raisman family personally. she hopes she will be connected with them through the power of socialia them with the money raised. the woman says if she doesn't manage to get ahold of them, she plans to donate the money to u.s.a. gymnastics. ism i think they deserve it. thanks, nancy. either way that money is going to a good cause. springfield's native will compete in wrestling this morning. the u.s. men's basketball team
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and usain bolt goes for his third gold of the rio gameses in 4x100m relay. new this morning, the boston city council is encouraging all public schools the shut down all of their water announce until administrators can fix the problem of lead in the water. according to the "herald." councilors signed a letter saying students should not drink the water until the issue is resolved. 30 schools were tested this summer. sick of the schools had unsafe levels of lead in their water. cape will reopen today after shark sightings forced it to close. this according to boston.com. there were a dozen great white shark sightings close to a shark in nauset beach on thursday. the atlantic white shark conservancy tagged five of them. by the way, this is the second bech this week to be closed because of shark scares. >> sarah: happening today, kanye west fans will be able to get their hands on some pablo swag. the rapper is opening 1 pop-up pablo stores across the globe
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>> sarah: and this morning, tom brady sent home by the pats. missing out on the preseason game. >> i found out literally right before the game. >> christa: what happened in an extreme accident with pair of scissors. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: hello, friday. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. it's been too long, chris. it takes too long for it to get here. >> chris: monday morning hits you like that. sooner, will ya? mid-60s in the suburbs. 73 in boston. enjoy a comfortable start to the day. more good news for weekend plans outdoors. we have remaining dry weekend ahead of us. we've been saying that a lot this summer. as the drought continues, what's bad for the farms and bad for the golf courtses in terms of them wanting the rain for the ground has been good for outdoor activities we've had planned. mid to upper 80s this afternoon. the exception along the
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more on that weekend forecast coming up. >> christa: let's see what's happening on the highways, the mbta, all this good stuff. here's danielle gersh. >> danielle: not a lot going on. heading into town from the north, good shape. no issues on the zakim bridge or leverett connector. switch cameras. take a look at the expressway, which isn't too bad either out there. braintree to boston, for the most part not looking too bad. why don't we go to the maps. a lot of green on the maps, especially south of town on routes 3, 24 and 95. no issues on the pike or route or 3. you're fine on 93 southbound all the way back to 495 and on route 1. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: all right. breaking news. violence outside a popular sports bar in woburn. >> christa: one person was seriously injured after a stabbing. let's head outlive for the latest with 7's nicole oliverio. >> nicole: that victim was taken to the hospital with
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life-threatening injuries. this all happening at the jake n joes in woburn just before 1:00 a.m. woburn police responding to a stabbing. they say when they got here, the victim was lying down on the ground in serious condition. that suspect apparently took off. police say they're looking for somebody who was on a motorcycle. right now, though, they haven't made any arrests. what is still unclear is if the victim and the suspect knew each other and what led up to the stabbing. investigators left the scene here just about an hour ago. they continue to investigate and are looking for any information that could possibly lead that's the latest live in woburn, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: this morning the mysterious death of this toddler is under investigation. a 15-month-old boy dying last night after being in the care of a family friend on monday. and sources say the boy's sister is also injured. let's head out right now to woburn. here is 7's victoria warren. vicki? >> victoria: good morning.
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we're talking about here. there are a lot of questions about what happened inside of this woburn apartment before one of the children was rushed to the hospital earlier this week. heartbreak in woburn. 15-month-old noah dying at the hospital, his twin sister hurt. police investigating what happened at this woburn apartment where a family friend was watching the twins. noah was rushed to the hospital monday in an ambulance after someone call 911 from the kilby street apartment. fractured. the d.a. says he died thursday. when sources say noah's sister was also taken to the hospital with an undisclosed injury that required a cast. the district attorney's office is speaking with the babysitter and anyone else in contact with the children. at this point there are no charge, and they say this is an
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and families is also investigating. they tell us at this point they're working closely with police. live this morning in woburn, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: breaking overnight, police are investigating a serious late-night accident in south boston. officers say at least two cars were involved in a clash at old colony avenue in dorchester street. at least one person was taken to the boston medical center. their condition is not known at this time. >> sarah: it's friday. >> christa: also breaking overnight, there's an investigate by police into a shooting that happened in mattapan. this video from the scene here. you can see the crime scene tape up there. according to ems, a man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when he was shot several times. this happened on orlando street around 10:30 last night. and at this point police say they have not made any arrest, but, of course, we'll keep you posted right here on 7.
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robbery scandal in brazil. surveillance video revealing new insight into what happened the night ryan lochte and fellow swimmers allegedly lied about being robbed. two swimmers who were questioned by police are now on their way back to the u.s. >> christa: there are some major developments about a third swimmer who appeared in court early this morning, as well. all the breaking development, we head to 7's nancy chen live for us. nancy? >> sarah: christa and sarah, good morning. the latest of brazil. jimmy feigen was seen at a courthouse in rio de janeiro. this comes amid claims he and three other teammates were robbed after a late night of partying. the swimmer's lawyer says feigen will pay more than $10,000 and leave the country today. this all comes as the usoc is now apologizing to the people of brazil. >> have you talked to lochte at all? >> nancy: two u.s. swimmers finally headed home after hours of questioning by brazilian police about what really
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back at rio's international airport a day after they were pulled off a plane. they were accused of lying about a robbery, along with two teammates including goad medalist ryan lochte. but brazilian police say they're vandals, not victims. now the usoc is apologizing for their behavior, releasing a statement that read in part, "the behavior of these athletes is not acceptable, nor does it represent the values of team u.s.a. we apologize to our hosts in rio and the people of brazil for this distracting ordeal in the a celebration of excellence." police say their proof is in a series of surveillance videos that start with the swimmers leaving a club just before 6:00 a.m. sunday. that's when they got into a taxi. by 6:06, they're at the gas station. they're sitting near a bathroom when an attendant walks over, they run. police say the swimmers broke a mirror and soap dispenser and then tried to leave. that's when police were called.
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cab, appearing to point a gun at the car for nine seconds. minutes later the swimmers got out. one appears to pull money from his wallet. another puts his hands up. police say those were security guards pointing guns at the swimmers. they were asked to wait for police to arrive but refused to stay. just before 7:00 a.m., the four men are back at the athletes' village. it's all inconsistent with what lochte told "today show's" billy bush. >> a guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it, put it to my forehead and said get down. i put my hands up. i was like, whatever. >> nancy: when lochte spoke to matt lauer, he changed some of the details, admitting they were not pulled over and the gun was not cocked to his forehead. the "today show" host said while there was evidence of embellishment, they did not think he made it up. >> ryan lochte, i spoke to him, they've been out all night.
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a brilliant tale when he's not been out all night long, pardon me, so the fact that he told this story so mellifluously make me think he could not have invented the whole thing. >> nancy: police believe the swimmers gave false or misreeding statements they could face charges. now to some highlights here because competition is starting to wind down, but these athletes are not and we begin this morning on the track. >> here's bolt. he makes it look easy. >> nancy: in a flash, jamaica's usain bolt getting his second gold of the games, racing only against time in the 200m final. >> he's now won the 100m and the 200m dash in three consecutive olympics. >> nancy: bolt was in it to win it and had also hoped to beat his world record time of 19.19 seconds. he finished with a slightly slower time of 19.78.
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i really wanted to go faster. >> and the world's greatest athlete, two-time olympic champion ashton eaton. >> nancy: two days, ten events, one olympic title. ashton eaton becoming the third man ever to win back-to-back olympic decathlons. >> that's the heart of a champion. >> nancy: the 28-year-old american had the lead coming into day two. he finished with 8,893 points, tying the olympic record. >> everybody that was behind me throughout all these years, this is for them. so it >> no chance of bumping into anybody tonight. >> nancy: a relay re-do giving the u.s. women's 4x100m team a chance to defend their olympic title. allyson felix and her teammates put up the fastest time of the day by any country and advanced to the final. >> and they're in. >> nancy: but earlier in the day it looked like it was over. a botched baton handoff had the u.s. finishing last in their heat. they successfully protested, saying another runner made contact with felix during the transfer.
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back to you in boston. >> sarah: thanks, nancy. we'll check in with nancy in just a little bit. she spent some time with hoda and matt, a memory that will stick with them the longest after the games. she also said she got hoda's pass code to her phone. >> christa: wow. >> sarah: maybe took a few selfies. >> christa: this is an international incident. thank you, nancy. so patriots' q.b. tom brady recovering from quite an unusual injury. brady cut the thumb on his throwing hand before last night's preseason game. he sliced his something from the bottom of one of his cleats. so brady was scratched from the game. in a statement, his agent confirmed that an accident happened and said that brady will be quote okay in time. jimmy garoppolo meantime ended up starting last night's game. >> i made the decision for him not to play. >> i found out literally like right before the game. so it was pretty shocking. >> sometimes things happen and they change and you have to
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on offense quarterbacks refer to that as an automobile. >> christa: jimmy g completing 16 of 21 passes for 181 yards last night. he also threw a touchdown passes to his tight end. the pats won the game with a final score being 23-22. remember the patriots' regular season kicks off right here on 7 nbc when they take on the cardinals. that's coming up sunday september 11th. mark your calenders. it starts a attempted kidnapping in braintree caught on camera. and a bizarre interaction of the father catches up with the suspects. >> christa: and donald trump expressing regret over saying some things? we'll have more on what the candidate has to say. >> sarah: chaos on as be street. people run down and witnesses jump into action to help. >> chris: the forecast looking good as we go into the weekend. temperatures well into the 80s away from the coastline.
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your seven-day forecast is next. >> christa: chris, thank you. tracking breaking news, a u.s. swimmer agrees in a rio courtroom agreeing to pay $11,000 in connection with a case of alleged vandalism that started as an armed robbery
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>> sarah: all right. 6:15678 we finally made it to friday. hopefully we have a nice friday and weekend for you. >> christa: we were just talking. was it raining part of last week? >> sarah: the. >> chris: the only weekend i took off to go away seemed to be cloudy with showers around. so if you're working in your
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same weekend i go. so chances are even amidst a drought, we'll probably find some rain. 73 in the city of boston this weekend. mid-60s in some of the suburbs. occasionally showers and storms including parts of some of the weekend, but we manage a lot of dry weather so far this summer, so if you have vacation this summer, chances are you've had it good for the beach and out at the golf course. taking a look at forecast across the country. scattered showers and storms rolling through parts of the midwest. a lot of the only chance of some patches of clouds and a couple showers i see the moisture trying to return from the south over the weekend. not necessarily from the west. so maybe an isolated shower inland over the weekend. especially on sunday. but much of the time it will be dry. especially along the coastline. you look at this wall of showers and storms by sunday afternoon. this is across upstate new york and into pennsylvania. that's going to work on in sunday night and early monday. and thin on the other side of that front, we dry it out by monday afternoon.
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all-day rain. this is mainly in the morning and even out of that morning it's mostly tailored to the early part of the morning some it's warm. a bit of humidity surge in. especially sunday afternoon into sunday evening. then this cool air working in monday afternoon and wednesday morning. and when i say "cooler," this is temperatures near 80 degrees for highs. the main difference will be the overnight lows back into the 50s for a lot of us for a couple of overnights. so a little bit of taste of early fall there for a couple days early next low humidity tonight. 58, 68, coolest temperatures, warmest in the city of boston. a mix of sun and clouds tomorrow. weekend forecast looking good. not only involving rain on your weekend down across the cape. temperatures close to 80 degrees. showers across the cape on monday morning. that is it. pleasant weather, more dry weather settling in tuesday, wednesday, thursday. >> christa: with more on your traffic now here's danielle gersh with that. >> danielle: thanks, christa. good morning, everybody.
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we have a little map action there. interesting. this is 93 southbound. as you make you way through somerville. route 1 no issues. south of town, 15 minutes braintree to boston. stop and go traffic. we're not watching any accidents or major delays around the braintree split. things looking for for 24 and 95. no issues. problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. route 2 and 3 looking good as well. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. northbound on the, pray. just 12 minutes. into town on the pike from 128, no delays there. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: back the you guys. the race for the white house, republican presidential nominee donald trump doing something he rarely has so far, apologizing for some of the things he said. >> you don't choose the right words or you say the wrong
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ism hillary clinton responded by saying donald trump literally started his campaign by insulting people. he's continued to do so through each of the 428 days from then until now without shame or regret. we learned tonight that his speechwriter and teleprompter knows he has much for which he should apologize. >> christa: the u.s. state department admitting the u.s. paid $400 million to the country of iran just after four american hostages wereea president insisted the money was not a ransom payment. the u.s. state department said the payment was used for leverage while negotiating with iran. republicans are calling on president obama to end and visit louisiana amid the flooding disaster there. they wanted to see the damage firsthand. the first family right now is sending a vacation on martha's vineyard. the president went golfing in fact on thursday with larry david. donald trump and his running mate mike pence are visiting
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continues to spread in florida. officials have confirmed that there are two new non-travelrylated cases in the state. that brings the total up to 35. these cases are outside a ten-square-mile area where most of the local zika cases have been detected. actress amber herd is using her divorce to benefit a good cause. she's donating her $7 million settlement withony depp to a los angeles hospital and the aclu. the aclu says it will put the money toward efforts to stop violence against women. domestic violence back in may. >> christa: still ahead, a local teen accused of a terrible crime. friends and family wondering why a teen allegedly stabbed his mother and brother while on vacation. >> sarah: plus the red sox with plans for more renovations to fenway park. why they want to expand the field. >> christa: and we have breaking news in that swimming robbery scandal in rio. one of the swimmers, james
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>> christa: 6:24 your time. after winning six straight, it looks like the red sox winning streak is over. the sox lost to the tigers in adroit. house boston had a lead in the eighth, but the tigers scored three times in the eighth to take thwack. brad zeigler gave up the go. >> hi head run by giving up a walk. the final score was 4-3. the red sox ownership looking to expand fenway park. according to the "herald," the organization wants the make $4 million worth of renovations. the proposed changes will include additional seating as well as a grandstand bar in right field. officials also want to add a removable bullpen field wall which would allow fenway to fit
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of a private driver might be the car itself. in a few weeks, ride-sharing services like uber will be testing self-driving cars in pittsburgh. riders there can often get rides for free. for now the cars will come with a human back-up driver. they will handle situations the cars cannot. i don't know about that. i don't think i would take uber if there was not a actual driver. >> christa: i don't know. all right. 6:25. and a cape cod beach getting closed after about a dozen shark sightings. we're talking about great white sharks here. >> sarah: all right. also ahead, people spending the night out on boylston street in boston. the big opening that's happening in just a few h introducing dunkin's new cold brew coffee, steeped slowly in cold water for small batches
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>> nancy: a developing story in brazil. ryan lochte labeled a liar. and a swimmer sent home after a delay. >> christa: a baby suddenly snagged at a store in braintree. how the father stopped the potential kidnapping by a shirtless suspect. >> sarah: chaos on a boston street. people are struck by a hit-and-run driver. the bystander who came to the rescue. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good friday morning, everybody. thanks for staying us with. delcamp. lots of expectations because we have the weekend coming up. the weather has to be great. chris? >> chris: every weekend we have to have great weather, right? in the summertime, yes, indeed, you want some good vacation stuff. we have it. mid-60s in the suburbs. 73 in boston delivering some nice weather across new england. not only here in southern new england but even northern new england this afternoon. sea breeze is kicking in along the coastline. temperatures close to 80 degrees
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inland. sunny skies prevailing with just a few clouds into the mix. more dry times than wet over the weekend. that forecast coming up. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy friday. just 15 minutes from braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. a lot of green south of town. no issues on the pike. routes 2 and 3 looking good. 93 fine all the way back to 495. and no issues on route 1 this morning. we're also not watching any accidents on the roads either. both the "t" a running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: breaking news right now in the olympics. swimming robbery drama in rio. u.s. swimmer jimmy feigen has appeared in brazilian court and he's agreed to donate money in charity in order to settle the case and leave brazil today. >> sarah: he and three other swimmers including ryan lochte have been accused of lying about an armed robbery. 7's unanimous -- nancy chen live
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>> nancy: that's right. feigen was in court and he will pay more than $10,000 in order to head home. two of the other womenners involved in this incident have already returned back to the united states. they're on their way back to the united states. passports returned to gunner bentz and jack conger after they finished a five-hour interview with police. bentz and conger through out of rio's international airport thursday, one day after they were pulled off a plane. they were not allowed to leave before being interviewed by police. offi lochte and jimmy feigen were not robbed on sunday. police say surveillance video shows the swimmers showed up at a gas station in a taxi and tried the leave after vandalizing a bathroom. according to police, security guards pointed guns at the swimmers and demanded they pay for the damage, but the swimmers left and they were back at the athletes village. the usoc issuing an apology. this was thursday.
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acceptable, nor does it represent the values of team u.s.a. we apologize to our host in rio and the people of brazil for this distracting ordeal in the midst of what should rightly be a celebration of excellence." turning now to what these games are all about. the final days of competition, the athletes giving us every reason the keep watching. usain bolt the big name we've been talking about, proving once again he's the fastest man in the world. by the end of last night's 200m final, he was racing against time itself. he easily grabbed gold. but he hope record time of 19.19 seconds. he ended up finishing with a slightly slower time of 19.78. >> i tried, but my body would not respond for me. so it's one of those things, but i'm happy. it's great. it's great. it's been a wonderful year. it's been so energetic. this is one of the best olympics ever. >> nancy: the decathlon coming
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the victory making his try. eaton became the third man ever to win bah took back olympic decathlons. the 28-year-old american had the lead coming into day two. he finished with 8,893 points, tying the olympic record. >> i knew the olympic record was there, and for the sake of my coach, i was like, man, i've got to try to go through this. to equal it, it's like i gue table. >> nancy: that now gives him the title of world's greatest athlete. back to you in boston. >> sarah: pretty incredible, right? also coming up at 6:45. the reaction of course going viral yet again. but now there's anin' line campaign to get a little stress relief for aly raisman's parents. we'll explain coming up. >> christa: and team u.s.a. just dominating the medal count with a total of 100 medals. china still in the number two spot with 58. great britain at 66.
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kidnapping caught on camera. surveillance video shows a father chasing down a man after he brazenly grabbed his son before he ran off. >> kris: scary moments inside the south shore india market. the father was here shopping with his young child inside of this store when a shirtless man takes the boy, puts him over his shoulder and starts heading toward the back of the store, trying to get out of the back entrance. confronted him and it was all caught on camera. man without a shirt walks into this indian market in braintree. seconds later you see him walking toward the back door with a 13-month-old boy slung over his shoulder. >> it took a total span of 30 seconds. >> kris: that baby's father was feet away and confronts the man in the back saying, "that's my baby." in an odd exchange, the man grabs the by's father behind the neck but hands the boy over and
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perplexed by the whole thing, the father asks the store owner if he had an employee working that day without a store on. >> i said, that's not possible. i have employees that are working, but none without a shirt. he explained with happen. as anybody else, i was in shock. >> kris: the two went out back looking for the man while calling 911. they found him. now identified as 37-year-old stephen o'brien of braintree. he was in the woods. they kept an eye on him until police arrived. >> when we located him, i asked him, hey, what are you doing here? he was gnt >> kris: after a struggle he was arrested and charged with kidnapping and resisting arrest. >> my daughter was right there a minute before that guy walked in. >> kris: we had a chance to speak to the child's mother. the boy is doing okay, but they're understandably shaken by this entire ordeal. that's the latest live in braintree, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. a chilling confession from a framingham teenager. police say that he admitted to a
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in florida. investigators say that 16-year-old gust ramgren confessed to stabbing his mother and his younger brother late wednesday night while they were all on vacation. police say he ran off and then asked people nearby for help after it happened. right now the victims are in critical condition. and neighbors in framingham are left wondering why it all happened. >> it's beyond my comprehension. i've known gust and charlie since they were is not something that was ever supposed to happen. >> christa: ramgren has been charged with attempted second-degree murder. right new he's being held without bond. >> sarah: still ahead, tom brady's scratch from last night's preseason game. the q.b. injured before even taking the feed. >> christa: two people struck in the street in boston. witnesses racing to help people hurt. then the driver takes off. ism also, why are people camping outside this store on boylston street? the famous entertainer who is opening a pop-up store this
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into a group of people yesterday afternoon. so a witness says the female driver took off moments after this crash and ran into a nearby chipotle. passenger was questioned by police and then bystanders actually limited up a car to help save three people. they were all trapped underneath. >> a lady underneath, she was trying to hold off the bumper. she cepg going. she put up her knees and folded everybody jumped on the hood to stop her. i opened the door, put the car in park, she took off. >> those three pedestrians all have non-life-threatening injuries. >> nauset beach on the came will be opened today after shark sightings forced it to close. according to boston.com, a dozen great white sharks were spotted swimming close to the shore in orleans on thursday. the atlantic white shark conservancy tagged five of the sharks. kanye west fans camping out overnight on boylston street.
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. >> it's 6:45, time the know and go. >> breaking overnight, a stabbing at a popular woburn bar. one man rushed to the hospital. >> reporter: tragedy and questions in woburn. a 15-month-old dies and now police are searching for answers. >> nancy: and developing in rio, two u.s. swimmers fly back to the they lied about being robbed. plus ashton eaton wins team gold, proving he's the best there is. >> sarah: time the know and go. we have all your day's top stories comcome up. >> christa: starting off with a little weather. chris, talk too us? >> chris: weather-wise, warm air but still a bit on the comfortable side. low 60s to low 70s out there right now. a lot of sunshine across new england. the high pressure protecting us from a lot of the showers and storms over the weekend.
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that sweeps in from the south to give us an isolated inland shower this weekend. better chance of more widespread showers awaiting us for sunday night into early monday. behind that front, more dry weather in place. today 80 at the coastline. sea breezes kicking in. mid to upper 80s away from the coastline. a few towns close to 90 later this afternoon. tomorrow a mix of sun and clouds. mid to upper 80s inland. a few more clouds in the mix, especially away from the coastline. saturday night at fenway park. temperatures in the lower 80s. pleasant out there. pleasant for buff net mansfield, as well. 7 on 7 forecast, more clouds around sunday afternoon. spot shower inland. the best chance of that will be sunday night into early monday. behind that front, mr. pleasant weather tuesday and wednesday with bone-dry humidity. >> time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks. the roads not looking too bad.
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somerville. south of town, braintree to boston. northbound on the expressway, only about 15 minutes. so it is not too bad out there. let's go to the maps now and south of town, route 24, 95 and route 3 a lot of green. you're problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. no issues on route 2 or route 3. 93 is fine, pretty much all the way back to 495 and route 1. mostly green. check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door, braintree to boston northbound on thexp 13, 15 minutes, 12 minutes into town on the pike, from 128. 13 minutes also on 93 southbound. 128 to the zakim bridge, so really not bad out there. both the "t" and commuter rails running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: back to the breaking news. violence outside a popular sports bar many -- in woburn. >> sarah: one person severely injured in a stabbing. nicole oliverio is live with the latest. >> we know that 31-year-old victim has been taken to the hospital. he's undergoing surgery after
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that victim suffered serious possible life-threatening stab wounds. they say right now they don't know who that suspect is, but he took off on some type of motorcycle. police still looking for him. what is still unclear this morning is whether or not the suspect and the victim know each other. police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. that's the latest live in row burn, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: this morning the mysterious death of this dod her under investigation. the 15-month-old boy was in the care of a babysitter when he was taken to the hospital on monday. 7's victoria warren is in woburn with the story. vicki? >> victoria: good morning. police continue to investigate and this morning there are a lot of questions about what handed inside of the apartment before the toddler was rushed to the hospital. the toddler just 15 months old. his name is noah. he was pronounced dead yesterday at the hospital. sources telling us that his
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police are investigating what happened at the woburn apartment where they tell us a family friend was watching noah and his twin sister. the twin sister also hurt. sources telling us she went to the hospital on tuesday. it's unclear exactly what her injuries are, but sources say she did need some sort of a cast. so the district attorney's office and woburn police continue their investigation. there are no criminal charges at this time. the department of children and faes aware, they're also investigating and they say they are working closely with police. live this morning in woburn, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: now breaking overnight, police are investigating a serious crash that happened in south boston with these two cars being involved in the crash at old colony avenue and dorchester street. at least one person had to be taken to boston medical center. >> sarah: also breaking overnight, police are investigating a shooting in mattapan. according to ems, a man suffered
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several times. it happened on orlando street around 10:30 last night. police haven't made any arrests. >> christa: patriots' q.b. tom brady recovering this morning from an unusual injury. brady cut the thumb on his throwing hand before last night's preseason game. in fact, he sliced his thinger with a pair of scissors apparently trying to pry something from the bottom of one of his cleats. so brady had to be scratched from the game, and in a statement, his agent confirmed that an accen "okay in time." so jimmy gar garoppolo started last night's game. >> i made the decision for him not to play. >> i found out literally right before the game. it was pretty starting. >> sometimes things happen and they change and you have to adjust. in offense for quarterback, we refer to that as an automobile. >> christa: jimmy g completing
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and jimmy brissett played most of the second half. the pats won 23-22. >> sarah: ism breaking news in a robbery scandal in rio. one u.s. olympic swimmer has cut a deal to leave the country. >> christa: james feigen appearing in a rio courtroom. this happened early this morning. let's go to 7's nancy chen. she's live in rio with more details on this developing story. nancy. >> nancy: christa, sarah, good morning to you. we are down to the days of competition here in rio, but this scandal casting a shadow over these games. we have just learned this morning that james feigen, jimmy feigen was at a courthouse in rio de janeiro this morning. he was allowed to pay $10,000 in order to leave the country. that money is going to a that charity. feigen has provided a revised statement to officials and hopes to get his passport back to
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states olympic committee issued an apology. a robbery claim unravels. brazilian police saying four american swimmers are vandal, not victims. >> have you talked to lochte at all? >> sarah: last night we found out what really happened at a gas station sunday night. gunner bentz and jack conger, who were pulled off a plane wednesday, were allowed to leave the country. they were with gold medalist ryan lochte and jimmy feigen the night of an alleged robber >> we got pulled over. a guy pulled out a gun. he cocked it, put it to my head. he said, "get down." i put my hands up. i was like, whatever. >> nancy: according to a facebook post from brazilian civil police, conger and bentz now deny having been victims of a robbery and said lochte's version of events was not true. police say proof can be found in
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minutes later they're at the gas station, all gathered near a bathroom. when an attendant walks over, they take off. police say the swimmers caused quite a bit of damage, then tried to leave. that's when police were called. you can see a man approaching the cab, appearing to point a gun at the car. the swimmers got out. one appears to pull money from his wallet while the other puts his hands up. police say those were security guards pointing guns at the swimmers, and they asked the athletes to wait for police to arrive, but they refused to stay. the four were back at the athletes' village by:00. the usoc already apologizing for athletes' behavior, releasing a statement that read in part, "the behavior of these athletes is not acceptable. nor does it represent the values of team u.s.a. we will further review the matter and any potential consequences for the athletes when we return to the united states. we apologize to our hosts in rio and the people of brazil for this distracting ordeal in the
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and lochte returned to the united states earlier this week. officials in brazil are working with american officials in order to interview him again. and now turning to competition on the track, where two athletes really made a mad dash for the top of the podium. >> gold! >> nancy: jamaica's usain bolt crossing the finish line for another win and another medal. the 200m final coming to an end with bolt far ahead of the pack. the gold is his second of these games, a victory he was happy to celebrate. but it came with a bit of disappointment. he had hoped to beat his world record time of 19.19 seconds. he finished in 19.78. >> i came into the straight. i tried, but my body would not respond to me. so just one of those things. but i'm happy. >> he's come across the line.
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a gold for team u.s.a. after a grueling two days of competition filled with a total of ten events. the 28-year-old goes down in history as the third man ever to win back-to-back olympic decathlons. he held the lead throughout much of the competition, wrapping up a total of 8,893 points, tying the olympic record. >> it's for my coach, my family, my support staff. it was a lot of time, energy, but it's worth it. >> sarah: and we still have a big night ahead. usain bolt racing ahead, going for his third gold of these games in the men's 4x100m relay. now to a mistake on the track that almost took four members of team u.s.a. out of medal contention. the women's 4x100m relay team botching a baton handoff, finishing last in their heat. but the team successfully protested, saying another runner had made contact with sprinter allyson felix during that transfer, so they were then given another chance and put up
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final. so big moment there. so there have been plenty of memories made since the opening ceremony two weeks ago. i had a chance to talk with "today show" host matt lauer and hoda kotb about their favorite highlights. hoda told me watching aly raisman and the rest of the final five was right up there for her. >> i feel like a personal connect with them. whenever they do love it. they hijacked my cell phone and took a million selfies. laurie's got my glasses on. they're mugging. how did they even know my password? finally, speaking of that pass code, hoda shared it with me. which you're not supposed to do. i promised her i would not tell anyone. >> sarah: you know you can swipe up the camera and take pictures without the pass code. >> christa: that's true. i'm sure she trusts you, nancy.
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it the next day. many people will remember needham native aly raisman's parents. we always have a lot of fun watching them and their reactions to their daughter when she's competing. >> nancy: you know, the thing is, i actually got stressed out watching them stress out, but it was pretty funny because now one concerned fan, she's out in california, this bomb, she's started a go fund me site. and she is just suggesting they need some r&r. she's hoping to raise money to provide t spa day. she's already raised close to $200 and hopes to raise $500 throughout this campaign. since she doesn't know them personally, she hopes that she will be connected with rick and lynn through the pure of social media so she can get them with the money that has been raised. if she can't find them, she'll donate the money to u.s. gymnastics. >> sarah: rest and relaxation for everyone all around, right. >> christa: nancy, great work.
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good morning. 100 and counting. team usa hits a medals milestone. ashton eaton winning gold in the decathlon to retain his title as the world's greatest athlete and jamaica' dashes into the record books once again. and vandals not victims. overnight two of the u.s. swimmers involved in that gas station incident with ryan lochte leave rio after surveillance video proves they weren't robbed. a swimmer agreeing to donate $11,000 to get his passport back and u.s. officials issue an apology for their behavior today, friday, august 19th,

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