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>> christa: right now we are tracking tropical storm hermine. it could slam into florida as a hurricane. >> sarah: diane gallagher has the latest from the gulf coast. diane, what is the latest? >> we are going to have storm surge. we are going to have rain. we have the risk of tornado. this is going to go across the state. >> reporter: parts of florida are already feeling defects of hermine. >> walked in the garage and there is a river going through my garage. >> i have been watching the water. watching it rise. if it gets to a certain point,
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>> reporter: the tropical storm could become a hurricane by the time it officially makes landfall sometime tonight. >> we will see a lot of rain. especially on the east, the southeast side of this storm. >> reporter: and if tropical storm hermine does strengthen into a hurricane, it will be the first to make landfall in florida in more than a decade. there is some good news. >> it looks like this storm is going to go pretty fast once it hits land. going to go pretty fast through the state. i think we are going to have a >> sarah: diane gallagher reporting from florida, from the gulf coast. >> christa: that is good news when they say it could move fast. that means not as much rain dropping. the big question is how this will impact us here this weekend. >> chris: absolutely. it may move fast across florida. the concern is that it stalls out across the mid-atlantic coastline early next week. there is the tropical storm.
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it looks better organized than the satellite and radar presentation. likely to become a category one hurricane just before landfall. the forecast consistent. the pattern is consistent through basically, the north carolina coastline. notice how tight that cone is. once you get beyond that, we are talking sunday, monday, and tuesday. look at the spread. that is because this system gets cut off. high pressure to the north blocks it. right now, most indications are that it gets blocked off. maybe a couple hundred miles south of new england. and could days before sliding back out to sea. how close it gets to new england will really dictate how much wind and rain we see. i do at least expect some rain out of this coming in here beginning late sunday into monday itself. if it stays far south in that track, we have the chance of some rain. in terms of wind speeds, if it gets a little bit closer there, we could have some gusts. 40-50 miles an hour for the cape and the islands: astronomically low tide.
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jersey, portions of the mid-atlantic, we could get some moderate to major coastal flooding there. pounding surf. a couple of leftover showers north and west. otherwise, we are watching our afternoon dry out. there may be a lingering shower or two late this afternoon. still down into southeastern massachusetts. best chance of seeing any breaks of sun, north and west of town. more on the weekend forecast ahead. >> sarah: we are tracking the path of the on-line and on our 7 news app. >> christa: in the south end of boston, a tree suddenly came crashing down on top of some vehicles. >> sarah: what is the damage like? >> reporter: well, sarah, as i'm sure you can hear behind me, those crews have started to get to work. some trucks and some chain saws. we are on east brookline street. not from boston medical center. take a look behind me.
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there is a massive tree split. if you follow it down, you can see where it came down on top of some of those cars. now, we spoke with the woman who asked us not to use her name. she says she noticed the tree cracking yesterday. she says it was rotting. she says she called the city about it. she also put up some warning signs along the street on cars and on some light poles. she says this morning, the tree came down. >> i don't want anyone to get hurt. if you see something happening, having bodily harm, that is what you do. you warn them. i put signs on the cars. i put signs on the pole. i stood here to keep people from going that way and it came down. >> reporter: boston police tell me that there are no injuries here, fortunately. again, crews are hard at work trying to get this tree removed and up and off of these cars. we are live in boston, john cuoco, 7 news.
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sky 7 over the scene in londonderry. we have just learned that a worker has been killed there. police have part of the area roped off with crime scene tape. again, a worker has been killed in londonderry. we will continue to follow this breaking news and bring you the very latest as soon as we get more information. >> christa: an explosion rocking cape canaveral's launchpad during a routine launch yesterday. it fire test. the rockets carry supplies and satellites to the international space station. this is major. the pad was clear. there were no injuries. however, the $200 million rocket and its payload are a complete loss. >> sarah: now turning to abington. an 11-year-old is recovering after an alarming accident. police say he was playing with a friend when a gun went off. he was accidentally shot in the face.
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to the scene trying to figure out exactly what went wrong. nicole oliverio has more from abington. >> reporter: well, christa, we have made several calls to the district attorney's office to see if there was any update in this investigation. we haven't heard back. what still remains unclear at this hour is who actually pulled the trigger to that gun. the rain pours down on this abington home. this morning, no one is there. but this is where investigators say just one day earlier, two young boys playing with the gun when it fired, hitting one of them in the face. neighbors watched as paramedics rushed the child to the hospital. >> it's sad. i have never seen anything like it in my life. i'm very upset over it. >> reporter: according to neighbors, both 11-year-old boys live on linwood street. one woman says her grandchildren heard the friends at the home earlier in the day. >> they were playing together. i don't know what they were doing.
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happened just before 3:30 yesterday afternoon. the district attorney's office says the handgun is legal but wouldn't say who owns it. it is also unclear if the parents were home when the gun went off. but investigators believe the shooing was accidental. >> we believe there was not intentionally... somebody did not try to intentionally hurt somebody. >> reporter: the boy had to be air-lifted to a boston hospital with injuries to his face. investigators say he was in stable condition. >> we believe he is doing okay right now. wound is dangerous. and anything can happen. >> reporter: as students head back to school near abington, greefer counselors were available. according to the superintendent. it is also unclear if anybody is going to face any charges in this accidental shooting. at last check that, boy remains in stable condition. we are live in abington, nicole oliverio, 7 news. >> christa: major sense of relief today in the town of
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suspicious. jennifer eagan has been reporting live to all morning into the afternoon. jen, what are they saying? >> well, christa, this turned out to be a misunderstanding. the jogger was able to give police a partial plate for the van. police used that information to track him down. they spoke with him this morning. police in shirley say when a female jogger was stomd by a man driving a van in town tuesday morning, he was trying to help, not hurt her. perspiring, looked like she could use a drink. this individual stopped. he provided... offered a water. >> the encounter spooked the woman. she called police. >> something like this happens, i would rather have you report us and let us look into it. obviously, public safety comes first. she did the right thing. >> reporter: the shirley police chief says the woman's reaction is indicative of the unease in this area. a few towns away, vanessa mar
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an afternoon jog on august 7. investigators have searched several hundred tips but haven't made an arebs. police in shirley were glad they were able to resolve their case within two days. >> it was a good samaritan stopping. he thought this woman could use a bottle of water. she was jogging on a hot day. i'm happy for that. there are still good people in this world. report tt man is a 71-year-old veteran who transports disabled patits that is what he was doing on tuesday morning when he stopped and offered this jogger some water. when they spoke to him this morning, he was surprised that it caused the alarm that it did. we are live in shirley, 7 news. >> sarah: donald trump delivered a long-awaited speech on immigration in phoenix. this comes after conflicting reports about his surprise meeting with the president of mexico. nancy chen live in the control room with more. nancy? >> reporter: donald trump is back on the campaign trail today in ohio after that
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which featured a family from massachusetts. >> our right as a sovereign nation to choose immigrants that we think are the likeliest to thrive and flourish and love us. >> reporter: donald trump taking the stage in arizona to lay out his plan to fight illegal immigration. he says he will have zero tolerance for people here illegally. >> call it deported if you want. the press doesn't like that term. call it whatever the hell you want. they are gone. stage, a milford family whose son was killed when an undocumented immigrant ran him over five years ago. >> if donald trump were president in 2011, our son matthew and other americans would be alive today. >> reporter: michael and his wife have fought for tougher illegal immigration laws here in massachusetts after their son's death. >> donald trump will put americans first. donald trump will put your children's dreams first. >> reporter: and trump ultimately sticking to his guns on what's become his
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along the southern border. and mexico will pay for the wall. >> reporter: hours before the speech, trump was in mexico for a meeting with mexican president enrique pena nieto where he said the subject of paying for the wall didn't come up. >> we didn't discuss who pays for the wall. we didn't discuss. hours after the meeting, the mexican president says he told trump there is no way mexico would pay for it. the trump campaign said in a statement, it was not a negotiation inappropriate. it is unsurprising that they hold different views on this issue. we look forward to continuing the conversation. and trump making more clear his stance this morning tweeting "mexico will pay for the wall." in the control room, nancy chen, 7 news. >> christa: coming up on 7 news at noon, after more than two decades behind bars, an inmate is finally free from jail. the evidence that helped to
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allston christmas. it is move-in day. lots of kids moving in. we will tell you about the city and what they are trying to do to keep people safe. >> chris: move-in day. a few showers through the afternoon. where to find them and more on the tromics ahead. power shouldn't come from money and influence. power comes from the people. i'm mark connolly, as your financial regulator, i went... after big corporations when they did wrong. military assault weapons off our streets. i'll take on the drug companies that caused this crisis... and protect planned parenthood to protect women's healthcare. the power is in our hands to make new hampshire safer... and stronger. mark connolly. governor. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. which means we can fix things differently.
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12:14. we have been covering this storm system that will give us rain possibly. >> christa: active in the tropics this time of year, isn't it? this could bring some rain to our area. >> chris: late sunday, sunday night into monday. the potential for some rain moving on. in still a long way to go to get there. here is the storm. tropical storm hermine. moving toward the northern half of florida. more specificly, mere the big bend area. and over toward apalachicola. likely, making landfall late
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hurricane. typically, when we see storms make a northeasterly turn, they continue on that path. the issue this go-round is that we have strong canadian high pressure building in. and it is almost going to bridge off this path out to sea. with this area of high pressure. so the high pressure blocks it from going out to sea. and with that in mind, this storm will slow down significantly if not stall and kind of loop around and wobble around. of new england and just off the mid-atlantic coastline. so it's critical see where that cutoff is. where this stalls out. if it is close to the coastline, then we have to introduce gusty winds as well as, you know, more consistent rains. farther off to the south, then we are talking minimal impacts in terms of some little rain and just a few breezy conditions out there at times. now, there is a wide range of opportunity, you know, for that forecast to go awry in
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the reason for that is where does this area of high pressure block off and stall out? it is very tight the next few days. until you get off the carolina coastline. then this becomes a circle. that is huge wide margin of error. most of the models have been consistent the last day or so. keeping this right around here in the area. a couple hundred miles south of us. nast would still mean some rain possible and some gusty winds. especially across the cape and the islands. night. and into monday. tracking some rain. we are right now. no question about that. some of the rain continues to slide off to the east. we go through the rest of the forecast for today. i think the best chance this afternoon for some scattered showers and a rumble of thunder and a downpour would be across southeastern massachusetts. 74 in boston right now. lowering humidity from northwest to southeast throughout the evening hours. so it will turn more comfortable overnight tonight. we will lose the mugginess out there. any breaks of sunshine, more
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then tomorrow, a mix of sun and clouds, breezy. isolated pop-up shower. much of the day is dry. mid to upper 70's. for a recap on the summer, over to danielle. >> danielle: yeah. hard to believe it is already september. august as wrapping up as the warmest on record. our average august temperature, around 72 degrees. we were up above 76. so snagging the number one spot from 1988 there. it was warm. it was dry. all these orange boxes, these are days when our temperatures were above average. again, we month above normal. our average high temperature, almost 85 degrees. so five degrees above where we should be. and for meteorological summer, it was the fifth warmest on record. so this is the drought monitor updated today. and now almost 23% of the state pretty much almost everyone inside 495 in an extreme drought. we do need any rain we can get. june, july, and august, meteorological summer also wrapping up as the driest on record.
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inches of rain. on average, we should see more than ten inches. tracking some rain outside right now. it is much needed. for more on that, chris, back to you. >> chris: you need more than what we are getting outside. many times just picking up a tenth, two-tenths of an inch of rain. cape cod, your forecast. you are fine on saturday. sunday, the best chance of the gusty winds and showers developing will come on. in as this system emerges back to the south of us, the waters are warm. it could contain quite a punch here. as we watch this tropical system evolve. e tropical. bottom line, there is a potent storm south of us. the highest risk of beach erosion and coastal flooding extends from long island down into the mid-atlantic. up here, a modest amount of coastal flooding in the south-facing islands. low tides astronomically speaking. a lot of eastern massachusetts will do okay with this. we will keep an eye on it. >> sarah: still ahead, if you are looking to get a
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>> christa: it it might not feel like the holiday season just yet. it is only september 1. not too early to go shopping. in this case, we are talking about curbside shopping. it is a yearly kind of tradition in one boston
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>> sarah: all thanks to college kids moving in and out of their apartment. jonathan hall live in allston where the action is just getting started. are you doing a little shopping, too, jon? >> reporter: i might be able to find something on the sidewalk. ly definitely look. the fire department considers this ground row for move-in day. you will see lots of these around here. boxes and lots of those trucks. and people moving mattresses into the buildings. you know, september 1 is when many leases begin. this is when the kids are free santa makes an appearance on allston christmas. one man's junk another's treasure. stuff piled high on sidewalks ripe for the picking. it is chaos in various boston neighborhoods, including brighton and allston. as thousands of kids try to get their stuff moved in in time for classes. >> i saw a bunch of u-haul drivers. waving to each other. we are all clueless. report th guy doesn't want to get his rental truck stuck
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>> avoid storrow drive. >> reporter: officials from the city of boston are meeting with students and checking out the apartments they will call home. they say ensuring safe houses is a priority. >> the mayor wants us to be very proactive. we want the student experience to be a positive one. we want to enjoy our city and we want them to enjoy the educational process. it is our responsibility to facilitate the environment that they live in is a good clean safe one. >> reporter: city officials say kids moving in today and their parents should take a look around. >> make sure you have working smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. you have two ways out and you are doing the right thing. >> reporter: there was another fire this week at that rooming house on lyndon street. and the fire department has been looking back over the
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have been three fatalities. at least 30 serious injuries to students in fires at these boarding houses, rooming houses, apartment houses. they say it is extra important and an it underscores the importance of checking those smoke detectors, hiing the test button. and that will keep you safe. >> sarah: still ahead on news, a heart-warming picture capturing hearts.
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>> christa: a wonderful story about a small gesture that has the power to change a young person's life here. a florida state football player shared a special moment with a young boy at a middle school. >> sarah: he ate lunch with the child living with autism. >> i was so psyched. like, an fsu football player came and sat with me.
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noticed that bo was sitting by himself during lunch. rudolph went over and shared a meal with him. itented up making bo quite popular at school. >> something that seemed so, i'm sure, small to him was just, i mean, really life-aller thing for me. >> we started offer having a great conversation. you know, a great kid overall. >> sarah: bo's mom posted a picture of the meeting on fa fsu has invited bo and his family to attend the season opener on monday. favorite story of the day. >> christa: it is awesome. his mom took the opportunity to send a message about inclusion. no matter challenge a child may face go. ahead. sit down. share a meal. or something. small gesture means a lot. much more to come in the next half hour. including florida bracing for impact. tropical storm hermine bears down. >> chris: heading right for northwest florida.
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we are taking a look at the forecast and what it means ahead. >> sarah: an inmate released
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>> sarah: tropical storm hermine barreling towards the florida coast. residents now placing for rain and the flooding. the storm could become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall. a state of emergency has been issued in the state. >> christa: right now we are tracking the path of the potential flooding and the damage. here is sarah rosario. she is in florida. good afternoon, sarah. >> reporter: good afternoon to you, christa and sarah: as you can see behind me, the water is rising.
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the wind is starring to pick up. it is also starting to rain. we have seen flash flooding because of this storm. in the area. and many residents are worried about what's going happen here today. and in the upcoming days to come. and while the storm isn't expected to last very long, it is expected to pack a punch. which is why local officials and residents are preparing for the worst. some of what we have seen from tropical storm hermine. jolt of oh, my goodness. >> my biggest concern is that people who are in storm surge evacuation zones and told to evacuate won't get out. >> reporter: with most of the state under a state of emergency, governor rick scott announced the closure of all state offices until it passes. this, as residents scramble for sand-bags. more than 11,000 filled in ocala in two days. >> getting ready. getting ready. got the sand.
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north sarasota county, south of tampa, it is easier for some to travel roads by kayak rather than by car. local officials warn of the calm before the storm. >> i'm laughing because it is so deceiving right now. it looks calm. we know how fast the water comes right up on the street without an event. >> reporter: included in the evacuations are an animal shelter in jacksonville and a hospital in bradenton. what's to come. >> reporter: and if this this storm makes landfall as a hurricane, it will be the first to do so in florida in 11 years. now, if the storms continues to move north, it will bring its threat to residents living along the eastern coast of the u.s. now back to you. >> christa: the storm is likely to make its way, as we are been talking, up the east coast.
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here is chris lambert with that. >> chris: that will depend on the track, chris tamplt looks like it would be later sunday into monday. the best chance for us to see some wind and rain out of this. tropical storm hermine, 65-mile-per-hour winds moving northeast, northeast right now. it reemerges here off the mid-atlantic coastline. you note from sunday into tuesday, there is not much movement. so once it gets in this position, high pressure is going to block it in it is going to wobble around for a couple of days before it eventually scoots out to sea. it is very important to figure out where exactly is that cutoff. you know, if it is several hundred miles to the south of us, stalls down here, then we don't see a whole lot of wind or rain out of the storm system late sunday into monday. if it is a closer approach to the new england coastline, you know, maybe 50, 100 miles south of us, it would be more impactful in terms of dragging in some strong winds as well as some heavy rain.
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sunday night into monday would be the opportunity to pick up on some stronger winds. as well as some heavier rain. especially for the cape and the islands. wouldn't be surprised with the sheer pressure gradient. tracking some rain for this afternoon. most of it will push down to southeastern massachusetts. we will talk more on that in the 7-day forecast ahead. >> sarah: see the latest weather reports on-line and on our 7 news app. president obama visiting a remote island in hawaii today. midway island expanded a marine monument to over 500,000 square miles. yesterday in honolulu, the president addressed a group of government leaders about the environmental policy. he also mailed sure to address tropical storm preparations as
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>> i might just ask the people of hawaii to listen to your state and local officials. to make sure you and your families are prepared for the storms. >> sarah: the president also said he soak with the governor of hawaii and fema to made sure hawaii has the resources it needs to deal with the storm. >> christa: new at noon, inspectors say a landlord of the myrick street apartment complex that caught fire has 30 days now in order to this comes after those flames forced 11 people out of their homes this week. now the landlord has been ordered to get the right permits or face criminal charges or even fines. here is victoria warren. >> reporter: big trouble for the landlord after this fire in allston. >> every single bedroom had a dead-bolt on it. probably roughly ten rooms. >> reporter: firefighters thought they were racing into a two-family building. instead, they say it was an
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>> they are renting the room per room for a week up to a month. >> reporter: a constable served the landlord with serious violations. inspectors say given the way so many people were living inside, the smoke detectors needed upgrades, a sprinkler system was needed, as well as more ways out. >> do you want to make any comments? >> the landlord refused comment. during a meeting, through a translator, he said heee an attorney. >> i'm truly grateful that no one is hurt. >> reporter: one of the tenants showing up to the meeting as well. city leaders credit firefighters with thinking fast when this home was a lot more than it appeared. >> it was the professional and diligent work of the fire department that prevented this from being a real catastrophe. >> reporter: when inspectional services gave landlord these vie layings today, they told him he had 30 days to fix the
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criminally charged or hit with some pretty hefty fines. in allston, victoria warren, 7 news. >> the rain pours down on this abington home. this morning, no one is there. but this is where investigators say just one day earlier, two young boys playing with a gun when it fired, hitting one of them in the face. neighbors wachld as paramedics rushed the child to the hospital. >> it's sad. i have never seen anything like it in my life. i'm very upset over it. >> reporter: according to neighbors, both 11-year-old boys live on linwood street. one woman says her grandchildren heard the friends at the home earlier in the day. >> they were playing together. i don't know what they were
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>> reporter: the shooting happened just before 30:30 yesterday afternoon. the handgun is legal, but the district attorney's office wouldn't say who owns it. it is unclear if the parents were home when the gun went off. investigators believe the shooting was accidental. >> we believe somebody did not try to intentionally hurt somebody. report tt boy had to be air-lifted to a boston hospital with injuries to his face. investigators say he was in stable condition. >> we believe he is doing okay right now. wound is dangerous. and anything can happen. >> reporter: it is still unclear who actually pulled the trigger. we made several calls to the district attorney's office to see if there were updates to this investigation. but we have not heard back. at last check that, boy remained in stable condition. in abington, nicole oliverio, 7 news. >> christa: new details now in a murder mystery in new york city. police have a new lead. they have released a sketch of a man who was seen in the area at the time that a jogger was
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investigators say he is not a suspect, but they are hoping he could provide them with clues on what happened. the victim was sexually assaulted and strangled to death while she was out for a run back in early august. police say they have developed a d.n.a. profile for the possible killer, but so far very, not found a match. just days after that murder, a 27-year-old was found dead in the woods after she went out for a run near her mother's home here in princeton, massachusetts. for a suspect today. >> sarah: family and friends will be remembering a woman gunned down in manchester, new hampshire one year ago. a vigil will be held today for denise roberts. the 62-year-old was shot and killed while taking a walk last year. she was alongtime employee at the union leader newspaper. her killer has never been found. we are following more news today. for the first time in decades, a north carolina inmate is a free man. a judge overturning his conviction in a double murder
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a new trial. now the former inmate is getting used to live outside prison walls. there were the slow and steady collapse. darryl howard's signal of freedom. then the hugs with his wife. one of the first without shackles and handcuffs. >> for something slyke this to happen, you have to keep fighting. it took me a long time to get to this point. >> reporter: it took more than 21 years. when the came quickly for howard and his wife. >> it has been painful and stressful and overwhelming. >> reporter: the 54-year-old was convicted in 1995 of killing doris washington and her 13-year-old daughter. the innocence project out of new york took up his case. hourld's defense attorneys
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lacrosse case, withheld evidence in this case. but in this week's hearing, the judge never heard arguments about misconduct. new d.n.a. tests were enough. d.n.a. found on both the victims belonged to two different men other than howard. >> i told them i didn't do it. i fought every step of the way. >> reporter: howard insists he is not angry. and that he and his wife are focused on one thing. >> i'm going home. >> he is looking forward to building his new life with his wife. >> christa: still ahead, it might seem like summer weather. one of fall's favorite drinks is back. when you can get your hands on a pumpkin spice latte. >> chris: i don't know. some people say too soon. right? this weekend, we have to watch what's going on in the tropics. forecast ahead. a >> sarah: a german shepherd beating the odds. a vet stepped in to make sure
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>> sarah: all right. a popular starbucks drink making its return today. the pumpkin spice latte is back just in time for september. starbucks is reintroducing the drink as it plans to unveil its fall menu next week. this is their most popular
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it. >> christa: obsessed is a nice way of putting it. >> sarah: i'm obsessed with anything pumpkin spice. i went to the grocery store the other day. i came home with all these different pumpkin spice things. >> christa: really? okay. she is a fall girl. >> chris: pumpkin spice latte. some early birthday presents for you, right? any time you mention pumpkin spice, sarah smiles ear to ear. taking a look down into the over the weekend. this is going to work right across northwestern florida. likely, as a category one hurricane. close to apalachicola. then off the east coast. if you take a close look, as it is forecasted, you see how the track is pretty tight from the national hurricane center down through the carolinas. all of a sudden, the cone turns into this huge circle once it is off the mid-atlantic coast. this storm will get blocked from going out to sea. by high pressure to the north and to the east.
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important to the forecast for new england as well as to the mid-atlantic. we will have to watch to see how close this gets. in terms of the coastline, south-facing shore of new england will be most impacted. the sheer pressure difference from this high, blocking it to the th . we will introduce the chance of rain sunday night into monday. we will talk about the forecast models. different models. and their individual tracks with the lines. you notice how once it gets into this area, they start to
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or wrap around and loop around. that is showing you that this thing is going to stall out and loop around. for a little while. a look at the forecast for today. let's get through that first. a couple downpours in rhode island and connecticut. a best chance for a couple of downpours this afternoon, scattered about down across southeastern massachusetts. north of the pike, shower chances become few and far between later on today. we may see some breaks of sun copping on through the forecast. ... coming on through the overcast. partly cloudy skies. upper 50's. lower to middle 60's. the forecast for tomorrow. mainly a dry day. can't rule out a passing isolated shower or sprinkle in the afternoon. temps in the mid to upper 70's. warm finish to that warm summer. more on that, over to danielle. >> danielle: thanks, chris. the warmest august on record. hard to believe we are already heading into september. in august, our average temperatures, 76.4 degrees. normal should be around 72
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and all these orange boxes are days where temperatures were above average. we only had three days where temperatures were actually below average. our average high temperature was almost 85 degrees. so more than five degrees above normal. and june, july, and august also wrapping up meteorological summer. and those three months combined as the number five spot for the warmest summer on record. our average temperature, nearly 74 degrees. here is the droughtit notice a lot more red on this map. now pretty much outside of 495 in an extreme drought. we need any rain we can get. we need any rain we can get. >> chris: this is the pick of
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i do expect the thickening clouds and the wind to pick up on sunday across the cape. with some showers more likely in the afternoon and certainly, sunday night into monday. the highest risk for coastal flooding and beach erosion, long island, down through the mid-atlantic. some moderate amounts of risk here as you head down through the south-facing shores. of the cape and the islands. i think we will see some of that huge waves and some beach erosion, the south side of nantucket and the vineyard. as we get into northeasterly winds, that is breezy, the good thing about the north and are astronomically low. the winds will pick up. we don't expect major coastal flooding at this point. take a look at the forecast. getting into next week. temperatures coolest at the coastline. some of the rain showers could linger into tuesday before getting kicked out. guys? >> christa: coming up, he is being called a miracle dog. how a german shepherd who was once malnourished is maybening a incredible recovery. >> sarah: a baby panda takes his first steps.
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>> christa: an incredible story of survival. a 7-month-old german shepherd now getting a second chance. this puppy had some major health concerns, but even kept him from eating solid food. >> sarah: thanks to some surgeries and people pitching in, this dog is being called a miracle now. elijah, a 7-month-old german shepherd eats his f specially crafted chair five times a day. he doesn't do it to be cute. but to survive. he came to the vet malnourished and half the size of the other puppies in his litter. >> a ring was growing over the esophagus from the heart. that normally should have broken down during development. it didn't. so it awe loued milk to pass through but not solid food. >> reporter: the original owners couldn't take care of him. a vet tech at the hospital
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syringe-fed. you know, liquid diet. twofer hours. and that was for the first three months of his life. >> sarah: he also had a broken leg. >> reporter: elijah had three surgeries and many procedures that led them to this special high-chair. >> for once in his life, getting a full stomach. now he frolics around the dog park. just like any other puppy. >> sarah: elijah has been so lucky because of the community. people donated money to help with the vet bills and the man who made his chair did so from scratch. >> chris: next, another look at the 7-day forecast and what
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>> christa: he looked like he was doing tummy time, though. >> chris: lift the head up. strengthen that neck. right? mainly south, we will have a few more showers around this afternoon. brightest across the northwest suburbs this afternoon. close to 80 degrees. we will get some breaks of sun. the forecast, pick of the weekend, it will be on saturday. increasing breeze on sunday. could get quite gusty along the coastline. especially the cape and the islands. sunday afternoon, sunday night. showers arriving from south to north. looks like sunday night into monday would be the time frame especially along the coastline and some rain. we will keep an eye on hermine. j.r. will be here with the update at 4:00. >> sarah: thank you for joining us, everybody. >> christa: don't forget, 7 news continues at 4:00. have a great afternoon.
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>> anne: oh, my god, you look so gorgeous in this dress. >> theresa: okay, thanks. all right, take a picture from the back, all right? i want to see if my butt looks big. >> anne: are you kidding? >> theresa: what? that is what people are gonna be looking at when i walk down the aisle. >> anne: honey, your butt looks fine. are you kidding? after all you've been through, you're like skin and bones. >> theresa: okay, well, did you get the photo? let me see it. >> anne: yes. >> theresa: let me see. >> anne: okay, hold on. >> theresa: oh, my gosh. >> anne: what? >> theresa: bags under my eyes. >> anne: cut it out. you're gonna take a few days off, you'll get some good nights' rest, and you're gonna be your gorgeous self for your wedding. >> theresa: [sighs] i hope so. oh, anne, i am so excited. i mean, my baby's finally home, and he's safe, and in one week, i am going to be mrs. brady black, and there's nothing victor can do to stop it. >> anne: no, not after he got that summer bitch to steal your baby. >> theresa: yeah, well, i mean, at least brady finally sees him for the monster that he is. >> anne: yeah.

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