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>> kris: bernie sanders heading back on to the campaign trail for one-time rival hillary clinton. >> sarah: and tom brady's teammates talking for the first time since his suspension began this weekend. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. happy labor day. it's 5:00. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> kris: and i'm kris anderson in for christa delcamp. big story. it's the weather. herminnt still a threat of heavy rain. forecasters are warning that the system could restrengthen to become a hurricane. right now tropical storm warnings are posted stretching from long island all the way up to parts of massachusetts. so for the latest on the storm's path and how families are preparing, we want to start with meteorologist chris lambert. >> chris: kris, right now winds 70mph with that. as it slowly gets in to the new england coastline, i do expect some showers to arrive through southeastern mass later on this
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even in boston, some showers backing in later on today. wind picks up, as well. the windiest conditions will be down through the cape and the islands, back into buzzards bay. at times winds gusting 40 to 50mph. maybe 55mph gust over the vineyard back over to nantucket. here's a look at forecast model. you can see where the concentration is. you get across central mass, not much expected during the day today. i think the concentration even overnight tonight in terms of the heaviest rain will be focused across the eastern half of the stated. you work your the center of the storm is. we're talking about wave heights 20 to 30 feet. the good news is that we do have tides astronomically on the low side, so beach erosion and coastal flooding minimal, although we may have minor to moderate pockets of coastal flooding. minor pockets of coastal flooding. high tide nearing 3 p.m. although 11:00 a.m. near the south coast and 3:00 a.m. and 4
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track traffic with danielle gersh. anybody on the roads this holiday? >> chris:. >> danielle: here's a look at the expressway. hard to tell which is northbound, which is southbound. a lot of green on the maps. routes 3, 24 and 95 all looking good. route 3 fine all the way back to the cape this morning. if you're getting ready to head back, there will probably be some traffic later on this afternoon, but right now you're looking good. no issues on the pike in both directions. route 2 and 3 fine. 93 back to 495, no issues. an route 1 looking good. times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. ten minutes braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, only 11 minutes this morning and both the "t" and commuter rail expected to start the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're tracking hermine. and this morning last-minute preparations are under way on the cape before this storm arrives. the forecast forcing some people who were staying on the vineyard and parts of nantucket to end their holiday weekend a little
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the main land before the storm hits. 7's john cuoco has more now from sandwich. >> john: the long holiday weekend has been cut short for some as hermine puts a damper on vacation plans to cape cod and the islands. >> it was definitely a bummer. >> john: people packed the steam ship authority in this car ferry as boats made several trips back and forth from nantucket to hyannis sunday. >> we were going the stay until tomorrow, so we actually have to take a bus to new bedford to actually pick up our car, and then new haven for a couple days. it was all just a little more stressful than we wanted it to be. for the day we were there, like really only one day, we had to keep calling the steamship authority, having to keep going down there, talking to them. >> john: the steamship authority was the only ferry company in the area continuing service enter the evening. while it was sunny for most of sunday, visitors say you could feel the effects of hermine on the water. >> it was really rough. >> the spray was pretty high.
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seas and high winds that are expected, the hyline ferry company and the island queen have canceled service to martha's vineyard and nantucket today. all trips from oak bluffs have been diverted to vineyardhaven. >> last couple days, that's what we kept hearing, they were going to shut down or cancel the ferry. we wanted to make sure we got home. >> i have a flight on tuesday. they were talking about not opening the ferries again until wednesday. >> kris: that was 7's john cuoco reporting. this morning cities all along the east coast are bracing for the storm's arrival while others are busy cleaning up the damage left behind. will rest go over the danielle gersh live now with more on that. >> danielle: that's right, kris. people in parts of new jersey are keeping a close eye on the water and the radar this morning. the jersey shore is preparing for hermine as it rolls through the area. evacuation orders are not in place, but officials are advising people the leave beach communities before conditions
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to eat away at some of the beaches as you can see here. on sunday florida governor rick scott toured some of the areas that were damaged by hermine. the storm made landfall early friday morning and resulted in flooding of cities and towns near tampa bay. more than 700 homes were evacuated and several roads remained closed this morning. a pair of newlyweds enjoyed the weather from the tropical storm. this couple from arizona posing for a wedding married earlier in the day. they said they didn't mind the rain and wind, in fact, they said the weather only added to their memories. in the newsroom, danielle gersh, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: all right. be sure you stay with 7news as we continue to track hermine's path. you can get the forecast any time you want with our interactive radar online, or you can use our 7news mobile and tablet apps. >> sarah: breaking overnight, a police officer and another person are recovering from injuries after an accident on
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firefighters say a cruiser and a sedan were involved in the crash earlier this morning. both people are expected to be okay. the accident is now under investigation. >> christa: boston police investigating a shooting in jamaica plain where one person was reportedly shot early this morning. that victim was taken to the hospital. police have that area roped off while they try and track down a suspect. and two people are taken to the hospital with with major injuries after a crash that happened here in waltham this morning. a fire was ejected from that vehicle. it happened on route 128 northbound at exit 26. the people in the second car involved in the crash were not seriously hurt. >> sarah: right now police in berlin looking for this man. they say he robbed a bank and then got away. 7's victoria warren joins us live. vicki, police are warning that this man is armed and dangerous. >> victoria: they do believe that to be the case, sarah, because they say he also broke
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so they are telling everybody in the area to be very cautious, to be on the lookout. they say they last saw this man going into this gas station behind me, but then they say he walked out a back door, prompting a search of the entire area. guns drawn, bullet-proof vest on and police dogs out, a scary scene in berlin cutting plans short this labor day weekend. >> we just came home from portsmouth, new hampshire, because we heard about our son's home alone. we wanted to make sure he was safe. >> victoria: police ordered everyone, even pets, inside as they search for man they say is armed and dangerous. they say the man robbed at least one bank. then they say he stole a motorcycle and broke into aful of weapon, making off with some of them. berlin police say that motorcycle was spotted in town. they called off the chase when speeds got too dangerous. then they got a call to come to this gas station. >> the suspect is believed to go
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off and go out the rear entrance and into the wooded area. >> victoria: leading police to search the woods, abandoned buildings, construction sites and leaving nation anxious. >> i think it's pretty upsetting that someone who comes this way, you know, police have enough on their plate. >> you don't want a person running around in your neighborhood that's potentially very dangerous. >> victoria: and police say that if you see anything suspicious at all, don't take any a contact police. call 911. live this morning in berlin, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now. >> kris: right now a framingham state university guard is off the job for inappropriate conduct toward a student. this officer was on duty when this alleged incident happened. he's facing several charges including lewdness and witness intimidation. the university is now investigating this incident.
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part, "framingham state university regards the safety of our students, faculty and staff as paramount in our duty to the university community, and we will continue to hold our officers' conduct to the highest standards." >> sarah: there's mystery surrounding a death at a construction site in boston. police say a man died after falling into a crane well near shattuck and benning streets on sunday. however, investigators say the injuries he suffered were not from the fall. the cause of investigation. police are investigating after firefighters pull a body from the water underneath an overpass in boston. it happened sunday afternoon. officials have not yet identified the person. investigators say there are no signs of any violence. >> kris: to the race for the white house now and bernie sanders is hitting the campaign trail for hillary clinton today. he plans to hold his first event for his former rival in new hampshire.
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clinton's economic plan and how the democrat plans to build an economy that will work for all americans. sanders says he will do whatever it takes to make sure that hillary clinton is elected president. >> there is no question to my mind that hillary clinton is far, far, far and away the superior candidate. look at the issues. >> i am honored. >> kris: bernie sanders' support may help in the granite state where hillary clinton lost the primary. >> sarah: donald trump will be in ohio today. he's morning roundtable discussion with union members in cleveland. then he'll campaign at a fair in youngstown. >> kris: who is ready for some football? >> sarah: oh, yeah. it's the season. >> kris: patriots just six days away from the start of the regular season. that means jimmy g will be getting the start under center when the patriots visit a tough cardinals' team. >> sarah: tom brady's four-game suspension began saturday afternoon. the team is showing support for the q.b.
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brady up at the lighthouse on gillette. brady isn't allowed to have any contact with the team until october 3rd. so the patriots open the season sunday night in arizona. kickoff is set for 8:30 and you can catch all the action right here on 7 nbc. >> kris: a lot of excitement. julian edelman said it's like he's in jail, not having braidsy out there. >> sarah: his best friends on the team, not talking to them. >> kris: there's so much more news ahead on "today in new england," including surprising sales. colin kaepernick's decision not to stand for the national anthem isn't hurting his jersey sales. >> sarah: and 19 years after her death, mother teresa joins the ranks of other catholic saints. >> chris: tracking hermine to the south of us. that will force some wind and rain back into new england. what to expect over the next
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>> sarah: cruise ships are taking extra precautions as the storm that was once-tropical storm hermine continues to bring rain to the east coast. crews on some ships are dealing with high waves and heavy winds. one ship headed back from the bahamas was forced to dock early in maryland. as it makes its way up here, hopefully we'll be seeing some rain, but we'll see. k the mix, chris. we need the rain. is it going to help us with our drought situation? >> chris: i think a lot of the areas under the extreme drought don't see a good glance of rain out of this. the focus of the heaviest rain across southeastern mass and down through the cape and the islands. north and west of boston, we'll get some showers out of it, but we're not talking 2, 3, 4 inches of rain. tropical storm warning, cape and the islands, back into buzzards bay. hermine 70mph right now in
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3mph. this is absolutely crawling along. that will be the case over the next few days. in fact, you can take a close path to new england here on wednesday. now, it is showing some signs of strength here right now. and it will continue to do so over the next 24 hours. but as it works its way north, i do think on tuesday and wednesday we'll see some of this punch before it gets kicked out to sea. that is path. it's close enough but obviously some gusty winds and rain outf how much wind to expect? the strongest winds later this afternoon and tonight across the cape and the islands. at times gusting close to 50. if it's not even above 50 for nantucket over to the vineyard. you can see an outer band of rain approaching nantucket, but its movement off to the west trying to pivot in, as well. the storm is only moving 3mph. it's in the like the rain will come flying in here any time soon. i think for a lot of us we'll be dry this morning. the best chance of picking up on some showers would be this
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mid-morning down through the cape. 60 in boston. 56 in worcester. the wind is out of the north and northeast. that northeasterly wind will increase, so that 4mph wind speed you saw on nantucket will be sustained closer to probably 40 with gusts of 50 late today and during the evening hours as it continues its journey off to the north and to the west. you can see there's in the a tremendous amount of rain that comes back from boston up through metro west, but we'll keep occasional scattered showers through the forecast on tuesday. even a on wednesday before this thing gets kicked out to sea on thursday and friday. take you through the wind speed here. and note the trend. even in boston, some of the suburbs, a breeze out there developing this afternoon. overnight tonight into tomorrow. i'd say 20 to 30mph north an west of boston, 30 to 40. your strongest gusts will be across the islands where it could gust 50 to 55 from the vineyard over toward nantucket. we may have some gusts in
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so tomorrow the wind probably not quite as strong, although we'll still have a breeze out there. don't take this very verbatim in terms of rain totals, but you notice the highest chance for significant water back over the cape and the islands and eastern mass. a little more in boston. quarter to half an inch of rain, less to the west. any chance of with 1 to 2 inches of rain across southeastern mass. wave heights 20 to 30 feet. this has been the biggest threat across the midtl england coastline. there has been some huge surf. there are pockets of minor to moderate beach erosion with this. any coastal flooding will be spotty over the next couple days during high tide. tides astronomically on the lower side. 7 on 7 forecast, heating it up. close to 90 by friday. ism pope francis bestows the honor of sainthood on mother teresa, who died back in 1997. the process normally takeses
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winner was praised by francis as a generous purveyor of divine mercy. tens of thousands of pilgrims gathered in st. peter's square to witness the canonization of mother treesa. >> we declare and define blessed teresa of cal cut ca to be a saint. >> kris: known as the saint of the gutters, the roman catholic nun devoted her life to helping the poor. in honor of the new lifelong mission, organizers bused in hundreds of homeless people. they were given seats of honor at the mass and served pizza after the ceremony. mother teresa died 19 years ago. some say the church expedited her sainthood because of her fame and reputation. critics of the nobel peace prize winner say her charity isn't financially accountable and lacks medically trained personnel. others have questioned the two vatican-approved miracles needed
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requirements for canonization, including the alleged healing of an indian woman's tumor. >> i saw a spark of light emerge from mother's photo and reflect on my tumor. >> even in india hardly anyone believes miracles can be genuine. >> kris: the canonization process normally takes decades, even centuries. 19 years is not the shortest time span. pope john paul ii became a saint in 2014, nine years after his death. >> sarah: 7news, an explosive situation in winthrop when a man's smartphone suddenly blows up. >> kris: scary situation there. plus it was a no-hitter into the eighth for the sox. see how the oakland a's were able to pull off the improbable
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>> chris: time is 5:23 this monday morning. we're tracking hermine. we have been closely over the last few days. powerful storm to the south of us. you see some of the outer bands getting close the nantucket. we do expect some showers to arrive this afternoon, the windiest of this whole event will be down through southeastern mass, especially the cape and the islands. gusts 40 to 50mph. surf likely there exceeding even 50 on the vineyard and over the nantucket. more on this and when to expect a warm-up ahead. >> and now joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. tom brady banned from patriots' practice for the next four weeks, but his presence felt in a big way at gillette stadium. the pats with a not-so-subtle show of support for their quarterback as braid yes, sir' deflategate begins, the pats start their preparation for arizona next sunday night. danny amendola on the practice field and on the active roster to start the season. he started training camp on the physically unable to perform list following off-season knee
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amendola not a full participant many any practice until yesterday. red sox and athletics. eduardo rodriguez taking a no-hitter into the eighth. he retires the first two batters he faces on three pitches. next up, marcus simion grounds up the middle. simion was called out on the field, but the a's manager challenges. after a quick 20-second review, simion is called safe. the no-hitter is over. still no score. bottom of the n on comes craig kimball. after a leadoff walk, chris davis laces the first pitch he sees for a double the left. the ball is bobbled by brock holt. his error allows danny valencia to score from first and the a's walk off with a 1-0 win. blue jays won yesterday. the red sox are now a full game behind toronto for the first place in the a.l. east. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> kris: tough way to lose a ballgame. >> sarah: i know, right.
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>> sarah: now at 5:30, staying ahead of the storm. we're tracking hermine as the storm sets its massachusetts. >> kris: colin kaepernick's jersey sales skyrocket. >> sarah: and just one day after recalling millions of samsung smartphones, one phone reportedly exploded right here in massachusetts. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> kris: just about 5:30. thanks so much for waking up with us on this monday, this labor day. i'm kris anderson. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. of course, everyone wants to know how today is going to be, if people have big plans.
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>> sarah: cookout plans? working? >> kris: we're here, laboring on labor day. >> chris: you can come over and eat some burgers and hot dogs. we'll show up this afternoon. cookout plans across much of metro west, it will take a lot before any rain gets in here. your spoiler, of course, the south, especially across the cape and the islands. i do expect rain bands to start the back on in. winds 70mph with this storm. ever so slowly going to move off to the north and the west and get this is a gradual process. we're talking about lingering off the southern new england coastline over next couple days before it does make that move off to the east. by thursday and friday, we pick up some forward motion. the biggest thing we're watching from later on this afternoon into this evening is for the wind to increase and at times gust 40 to 50mph down through buzzards bay, the cape and the islands. the islands likely seeing the highest gusts, perhaps even a 55mph gust at the vineyard over toward nantucket. in the boston area, peak winds
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coastline. overall, though, i do expect strongest winds through southeastern mass. that's where the weather threat will be. even into mid-the late afternoon, boston north and west, fair game for showers working in. i think a better chance of showers all but tonight and tomorrow with a gusty wind. more on that forecast ahead. >> kris: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. this being labor day morning, you probably count the cars on the roadways. >> danielle: one, two, three, four, five, it's not every day that happens on the expressway, especially northbound. it's looking pretty good out there. let's go to the maps. a lot of green out there south of town. routes 3, 24 and 95 all looking fine. route 3 looks like this pretty much all the way back to the cape this morning. the pike problem-free heading in and out of town. route 2 and 3 no issues. 93 fine back to 495. and no issues heading into town on route 1. check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. ten minutes braintree to boston. 12 minutes enter town on the
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the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we continue to track hermine. the national hurricane center has issued a tropical storm watch for parts of new england. >> kris: a lot lies on this storm. while we may not see a lot of rain, strong wiz are still a possibility. we want to go out live to 7's john cuoco in sandwich. have you noticed any winds picking up, john? >> john: kris, the winds have definitely picked up you can see the wind blowing over some of the tall grass. because of these high winds and the rough seas that are expected, only one ferry company had service last night. people packed the steamship authority sunday, making several trips become and forth from nantucket to hyannis. it was the only ferry company in the area continuing service sunday evening. now, while it was sunny for most of the day, visitors say you
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water. two other ferry companies, the hyland and the island clean canceled service to martha's vineyard and nantucket through today. the steamship authority will have service to nantucket on a trip 46 by-trip basis and has diverted all trips in oak bluffs to vineyard haven. >> we were going to stay until tomorrow. so we actually have to take a bus to new bedford to pick up our car. and then i'm going to be stuck in new haven for a couple days until my flight back to the west coast. it was all just a little more stressful than we wanted it to be. for the day we were there, like really only one day, we had to keep calling the steamship authority? >> john: if anyone is looking or information on those ferries, we will have that on our web site, whdh.com. for now live in sandwich, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: and be sure to stay with 7news as we track the path of this storm. you can see the latest weather reports online and on our 7news
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top stories. state police are searching for a suspected bank robber in berlin, police say they were involved in a high-speed chase with a suspect on sunday. they gave up. investigators say the man robbed a bank on west boylston last week, stole a motorcycle and then took weapons from a home nearby. authorities say the suspect should be considered arm and dangerous. bernie sanders will be hitting the campaign trail for hillary clinton today, holding the first event for his former rival in new hampshire. hillary clinton's economic plan and how the democrat plans to build an economy that will work for all americans. >> sarah: right now officers in portsmouth, new hampshire, say they believe they have identified the man who was seen stealing money from a tip jar from a restaurant. investigators say man stole the money from gilley's p.m. lunch last week inch a post on facebook, officers thanked everyone for providing information. police in attleboro are searching for a woman who ripped
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car. anyone with information is asked to contact police. >> kris: new details on that lobster theft down in plymouth where police are upping the reward to $1,200 for information leading to the arrest of whoever vandalized and then took a lobster sculpture. police say sir lyon the lobster was part of a public display there. >> sarah: man is behind bars charged in a b martha's vineyard. detectives say felix reagan broke into a house and n oak bluffs saturday afternoon and stole prescription pills and credit cards. police say he then painted the homeowner's dog with purple paint, stole a car and then crashed it. reagan is facing several charges this morning. >> kris: fire officials continue investigating after a home in roslindale went up in flames. the fast-moving fire ripped through this house on walter street early sunday morning.
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ignited a planter that was on the front porch and the flames spread from there. >> a neighbor across the street was up, and he claimed within minutes or maybe even within seconds he saw 100-flood flames. huge flames coming out the front. >> the front of the billing was completely engulfed in flames from the ground up to the roof. >> kris: one firefighter had to be treated for minor injuries. ism also this morning, investigators in winthrop say a recalled smartphone exploded, according to the "herald," a samsung galaxy note 7 caught fire and exploded while charging at action ambulance service early saturday morning. paramedics extinguished the flames before firefighters arrived. no one was hurt. samsung recalled the phone one day earlier, saying the batteries could explode. if you're hoping to see another tax cut next year, you're out of luck. massachusetts state revenue
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would have triggered a small cut in the tax rate beginning january. as a result, the rate will remain 59.1%. -- 5.1%. >> kris: good to hope and dream for a while. still ahead on 7news "today in new england," the 49ers' quarterback is one of the most talked about players in sports right now. how colin kaepernick's national anthem protest is impacting the sale of his football jersey. >> sarah: also ahead, surrounding by supporters, the special tribute to a boy killed by an alligator. >> kris: plus a comti work. these guys and girls are going at it. see who was able to eat the most in 12 minutes. >> chris: definitely need a lot of water after that. all eyes on hermine. a big wave-maker out there. waves 20 to 30 feet high south of new england. what it means for the marine forecast as well as our seven-day forecast coming up. >> danielle: and roads looking good on this labor day. here's a look at the expressway. not too many of you out on the
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>> chris: time is 5:40 on this monday morning. good morning, everyone. could get some might beer beach erosion down through the cape and the islands and minor coastal flooding only in pockets. rough surf is the main thing at the beaches later on this afternoon and through the next couple days. windiest this afternoon and this evening down through southeastern mass, cape and the islands, back into buzzards bay. gusts 40 to 50mph there. for the rest of us, we'll have a dry morning. showers arriving this evening and tomorrow. that forecast coming up. >> sarah: trending today, workers at atlanta zoo are celebrating a pair of new additions. zoo atlanta has announced that giant panda gave birth to twins on saturday. it's the second time she's given birth to twins. the public will be able to see the cubs beginning in december or january. >> kris: they don't look like pandas. >> sarah: they look like rats.
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joey chestnut is celebrating yet another accomplishment. chestnut one the national wing eating championship in buffalo on sunday, eating 188 wings in just 12 minutes. it's the third year in a row that chestnut has won this event. i wonder how he does with it the name chestnut. >> kris: . >> sarah: stores them in the sides of his cheeks? grounds crews in north carolina will be more careful w school football fields after this picture went viral over the weekend. it looks what would happen if i tried to do it. it shows a crooked sideline for a high school j.v. game. despite the crooked sideline, the game went on as planned. they got the gist of it. >> kris: probably talked to that lines person afterward. everything you need the know and
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growing protest, a u.s. soccer star joining colin kaepernick in his refusal the stand during the national an them. >> sarah: and weekend travel plans have been disrungted by hermine. the winds are picking up here in sandwich. >> sarah: plus the countdown is on, even though this is labor day. some retailers are already thinking about halloween. how stores are reminding shoppers. kelly ayotte: thanks, buddy. kelly (voiceover): i'm kelly ayotte. and when i take the plate for new hampshire...
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>> sarah: welcome back. we're tracking what's left of tropical storm hermine. this is a live look at those waves whipping up in new york. >> kris: montauk just on the south shores of long island there. it's 5:45. time now forrering you need to start your day off right. ism let's send it over to chris lambert for a check of your forecast. >> chris: this has been a big wave-maker, especially just to the south coast of new england down. atlantic. good morning, everybody. tropical storm warnings still in effect down through the south coast of new england, including the cape and the islands, back into buzzards bay. you see some bands of rain east of nantucket. there you see they make their way on shore. across the cape, mid-morning. for the rest of us, including boston, this afternoon some showers start backing on in. center of circulation close to 300 miles away from us still. so it's well to the south. it's not moving very fast, only at 3mph.
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as it eventually exits stage east. this is not going to be until thursday or friday until it picks up its forward speed. for the next couple days, stirring around just south of us throwing in some wind and at times some batches of showers. gusty wind developing today, gusting 40 to 50mph. down through buzzards bay, the cape and the islands. we have that tropical storm warning in place. you can see a gust of 55 across the vineyard over nantucket. closer to the coastline on the south shore into boston, up into the north shore, time, maybe one or two pushing 40. not a tremendous wind maker for a lot of us, although the breeze does pick up this afternoon. and the shower chance picks up later on today, tonight and through the day on tuesday as hermine makes its closest approach. it will continue to pin wheel in threw scattered showers and a bit of a breeze during the day on tuesday. not a huge drought buster. really need this thing to surge through southern new england with a huge amount of tropical moisture. not going to happen. as it stalls to the south of us,
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maybe a quarter to half an inch. best chance of seeing an inch or more down through southeastern mass the cape and the islands. 60 in boston. 56 in worcester. holding close to 70 through this afternoon. it may reach the mid to upper 70s north and west of 495. winds 15 to 20mph right now. they'll increase across the cape and the islands. the strongest there and the best chance of minor to pockets of moderate beach erosion will be across the cape and the islands back into the south coast of into rhode island with the strong north-northeasterly wind. high, astronomical low, coastal flooding will be minor. we're not expecting a huge ordeal. more of a beach erosion. lingering showers on wednesday. we'll shake it off and heat it up to end the week. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. anything going on? >> danielle: not a whole lot going on out there. here's a look at the pike. heading into town you're looking good.
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no issues. route 39 as you make you way through somerville. let's go to the maps. a lot of green. ten minutes braintree to boston route 3, 24 and 95 all looking good. and all the way back to the cape this morning. so if you're getting ready to head back into town, cut the labor day weekend short, you're in good shape if you head out the door right now. later on might be a different story. check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the p 93 southbound 128 to the zakim bridge. just 11 minutes this morning. both the "t" and commuter rail on schedule. back to you, guys. >> kris: we're tracking hermine this morning. this morning the last-minute preparations are under way on the cape before the storm arrives. the forecast forcing some people on the islands to end their holiday weekend a little bit early. >> sarah: many people are scrambling to make it back to the main land before the storm hits. let's send it out to 7's john cuoco live in sandwich with
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picking up here in sandwich. take a look over my left shoulder here. you can see some of the wind blowing over the tall grass. if we pan down to the shoreline, you can see some of those choppy waves coming in. now, because of the high winds, some of the rough seas that are expected, only one ferry company had service last night. people packed the steamship authority sunday, making several trips back and forth from nantucket to hyannis. it was the only ferry company in the area continuing service sunday evening. now, while it was could feel the effects of hermine if you were out on the water. the hy-line ferry company and the island queen canceled service to martha's vineyard and nantucket through today. the steamship authority will have service to nantucket on a trip-by-trip basis and has diverted all trips from oak bluffs to vineyard haven. if you're looking for any updates on those ferry companies, we have this information on our web site, whdh.com. for now we're live in sandwich, john cuoco, 7news "today in new
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>> kris: new this morning state officials want a westport town selectman to nominate new animal inspectors. officials at the massachusetts department of agriculture say the board of health is unqualified to check up on animal conditions. this all comes after hundreds of animals were found either dead or in deplorable condition at a westport farm earlier this summer. ism people arrest man in connection with a deadly crash many mattapan. investigators say anthony saturday night when he hit and killed a pedestrian. the 39-year-old suspect turned himself into police a few hours later. he is now facing a number of charges. a new "boston globe" report out this morning finds that suspects convicted of sexual assault in massachusetts often do not receive prison time. the report stems from an east longmeadow teen's sentence last month. david becker only received two years probation for assaulting
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a study found a majority of white defendants like becker have been give non-prison time for their crime. >> kris: new details on the convicted rapist from stanford youth. brock turner has been spotted back home in ohio after he was released from prison over the weekend. the former swimmer was seen in the backyard of his family's home on sunday. protesters were gathered outside. turner was released from a california prison on friday after raping an unconscious woman last year. he served half of his early for good behavior. the sentence sparked nationwide outrage because people believe it simply wasn't enough. >> sarah: minnesota remembering a little boy whose remains were finally found after he was missing for nearly three decades. the community holding a memorial service for jacob wetterling. he was only 11 years old when he was abducted near his home in 1989. his remains were found on sunday. community members say they are
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for patty and the wetterlings and just give some kind of love. >> we've been here for them, with them for all this time, and we've been hoping and praying. thank god finally. >> sarah: since her son's kidnapping, wetterling's mother helped create a sex offender registry for the state of minnesota. family and friends in nebraska honoring a little boy killed by an two-year-old lane graves died after an alligator snatched and drowned him at a resort in june. over the weekend, people released 5,000 balloons during a memorial service. >> it's an opportunity for people to come and show the family how much they're praying for the family and how much they are supporting them. >> kris: saturday would have been lane's third birthday.
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star of a u.s. women's soccer team showing her support for 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick. meaghan knelt during the national anthem before the soccer game between the seattle rain and chicago red sparks. kaepernick knelt before his team's final preseason game on thursday night. he's refused to stand for a national anthem as a way to protest what he calls oppression and racial injustice. kaepernick's refusal to stand for anthem is having a big impact on his jersey sales. his jersey has moved up to fifth place, one spot ahead of tom brady's jersey. the 49ers officially announced that kaepernick would start the season as the back-up quarterback. >> sarah: happening today, the u.s. and russia would reach a deal about syria. secretary of state john kerry says tough issues still remain
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russia. south korea saying north korea fired three ballistic missiles in a show of force timed with the g-20 summit taking place in china. north korea regularly launches missiles and rocket tests when events take place in northeast asia. world leaders are currently in china fur the summit of advanced and emerging economies. >> kris: 7news now turning to the holidays? never too early, right? >> sarah: can't wait for it. i know some pe it, though. >> kris: no, never. retailers are figured out halloween is getting close. >> sarah: some stores are stocking spooky merchandise two months before kids hit the streets. retail experts are also keeping an eye out for the shopping phenomenon known as the christmas creep. people start buying chris matt gifts months early because later on certain items might not be in stock. my mother-in-law does this like the day after christmas sales.
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everybody's... she is well prepared way in advance. >> kris: my sons are born in februaryful during christmas i buy christmas and birthday. split it up. >> sarah: that is smart. yay. >> kris: we'll be back.
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>> sarah: now at 6:00, rough seas and whipping winds. what's left of hermine moving up the east coast. parts of the bay state preparing to feel the storm's forecast. >> kris: a masked man on the run in berlin. police searching for the suspect they say behind robberies at both a bank and a home. >> sarah: and tom brady's
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as teammates react as a tribute goes up at gillette. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> kris: good morning to you. it's 6:00. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kris anderson in for christa dell ca. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. we're keeping a close eye on this wealth on labor day as we track what's left of hermine. the storm is swirling off the coast sending stormy seas our way. the cape and the islands preparing to see the worst from hermine. take a look at this. >> kris: the bay s alone. her ear's impact can be felt up and down the east coast. parts of new jersey, delaware and maryland all seeing choppy surf and roaring winds. for the latest on hermine's track, let's check in with meteorologist chris lambert. >> chris: beach erosion, large swells pushing become toward the coastline. tropical storm warnings down across buzzards bay and the cape and the islands. the storm itself, about 250 miles south of the cape and the islands at this point. it's moving north very slowly. only at 3mph.
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the brunt of the storm stays to the south of us, but it's close enough that the pressure difference between the north and the that low to the south is really driving in a northeasterly wind that will continue to increase throughout the day as the storm gets a little bit closer. it's a slow process getting out of here by wednesday. finally starting to move off to the east and accelerating on thursday and friday. the strongest winds today will be where that tropical storm warning is in place across the south coast of new england, buzzards bay, the cape and the islands. 40 to 50-mile-per-hour gusts th evening. may even push 55 over to nantucket and the vineyard, as well. closer to 30 in boston. lighter winds to the north and to the west. showers arriving this afternoon. although it will be the wettest across southeastern mass. a few showers in here across the cape this morning. for the most part, i do expect a dry morning and even mid-to-late afternoon, most of the showers closer to the coastline. more on the forecast to come today. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh.
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>> danielle: you know what? it is. usually around this time the pike does not likens that. a much different drive today. switch cameras, take a look at 93 northbound. that's the expressway, south of town. nice sunrise there, too. let's go to the maps. braintree to boston only about ten minutes. it's really an easy drive. routes 3, 24 and 95 all looking good. and route 3 looks like that all the way back to the cape this morning. so no issues. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, still just 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 11 minutes on 93 southbound. 128 to the zakim bridge, both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> kris: we continue to track hermine this morning. the cape and the islands are prepping for whatever this storm may throw its way. >> sarah: and some ferry service has already been canceled for today. 's john cuoco live in sandwich this morning with more. hey, john. >> john: hey, sarah. the wind continues to pick up here in sandwich.
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of that wind blowing over the tall grass. pan down to the shoreline, you can see some of those choppy waves coming in here. now, because of these high winds that are expected, some of those rough seas that are expected, only one ferry company had service last night. the long holiday weekend has been cut short for some as hermine puts a damper the islands. >> it was definitely a bummer. >> john: people packed the steamship authority in this car ferry as boats made several trips back and forth from nantucket to hyannis sunday. >> we were going the stay until tomorrow, so we actually have to take a bus to new bedford to actually pick up our car, and then i'm going to be stuck in new haven for a couple days. it was all just a little more stressful than we wanted it to be. for the day we were there, like really only one day, we had to keep calling the steamship authority, having to keep going down there, talking to them. >> john: the steamship authority was the only ferry
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service into the evening. while it was sunny for most of sunday, visitors say you could feel the effects of hermine on the water. >> it was really rough. >> the spray was pretty high. it was a little choppy. >> john: because of the rough seas and high winds that are expected, the hy-line ferry company and the island queen have canceled service to martha's vineyard and nantucket today the steamship authority will make trips on a trip-by-trip basis. all trips frak been die verlted to vineyard haven. >> last couple days, that's what we kept hearing, they were going to shut down or cancel the ferry. we wanted to make sure we got home. >> i have a flight on tuesday. they were talking about not opening the ferries again until wednesday. >> john: again, very windy here in sandwich. if you're looking for any updates on those ferry companies, we'll have those on our web site, whdh.com. for now live in sandwich, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: and new england isn't the only area that will be feeling these effects. much of the east coastious in fact, is feeling some sort of
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for more on that, let's head over to danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, kris. hermine may have weakened, but officials want residents along the eastern seaboard to remain cautious, saying dangerous conditions may be present. in new jersey, officials are warning of lingering danger. evacuation orders are not in place, but officials are advicing people the leave beach communities before conditions become treacherous. rough waves have already started to eat away at some of the beaches. on sunday florida governor r scott toured some of the areas that were damaged by hermine. the storm made landfall early friday morning and resulted in flooding in cities and towns near tampa bay. a falling tree killed a man in florida. officials have not determined if the storm was the cause. and one person died in north carolina saturday amid high winds from the storm. now on happier note, a pair of newlyweds enjoying the weather from the tropical storm. this couple from arizona posted their wedding pictures in north
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married earlier in the day. they said they didn't mind the rain or the wind. in fact, they said the weather only added to the memories. in the news room, danielle gersh, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: danielle, thanks. stick with 7news for the latest on hermine's impact on air and online. check out our interactive radar by downloading th 7news mobile and tablet apps. >> sarah: breaking overnight, an officer is recovering from injuries following an accident on morris a cruiser and sedan were involved in the crash early this morning. both people are expected to be okay. the accident is now under investigation. >> kris: breaking story now. crews battling a fire in woonsocket, rhode island. the flames broke out in the building on park avenue earlier this morning. we're told at least one firefighter had to be taken to the hospital with injuries. >> sarah: three children rushed to the hospital after a home goes up in flames in middleton, rhode island. you can see one side of the home is charred. we've learned one of those
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no word yet on the cause of the fire. >> kris: boston police investigating a shooting in jamaica plain. one person was reportedly shot earlier this morning. that victim was taken to the hospital. police have the area roped off while they try and track down the suspect. two people meantime were taken to the hospital with major injuries after this car crash in waltham this morning. fire officials say one person was ejected from that vehicle. it happened on route 128 northbound at exit 26. the people who were in that second car involved in accident were not seriously hurt. >> sarah: a massive manhunt trying the track down a bank robber on the run. police say this man is behind at least two robberies. one of them included breaking into a home that was stocked with weapons. 7's victoria warren is live in berlin with more on the search. >> victoria: good morning. that's exactly why police believe this man at this point is armed and dangerous. and the last thing was they
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surveillance video walking into this gas station, but they say he walked out a back door. that prompted an all-out search of this area. guns drawn, bullet-proof vests on and police dogs out, a scary scene in berlin cutting plans short this labor day weekend. >> we just came home from portsmouth, new hampshire, because we heard about this and our son's home alone. we wanted to make sure he was safe. >> victoria: police ordered everyone, even pets, inside as they search for man they say is armed and dangerous. ey one bank. then they say he stole a motorcycle and broke into aful -- broke into a hopeful of weapons, making off with some of them. berlin police say that motorcycle was spotted in town. they called off the chase when speeds got too dangerous. then they got a call to come to this gas station. >> the suspect is believed to go in the store, take his helmet off and go out the rear entrance and into the wooded area. >> victoria: leading police to search the woods, abandoned
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and leaving neighbors anxious. >> i think it's pretty upsetting that someone comes this way, you know, police have enough on their plate. >> you don't want a person running around in your neighborhood that's potentially very dangerous. >> victoria: and police say that if you see anything suspicious at all, don't take any action yourself, but rather contact police. call 911. live this morning in berlin, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: developing morning, a program state university police officer is off the job and facing charges for inappropriate conduct toward a student. this officer was arrested saturday afternoon. police say he was on duty when the alleged incident happened. he is facing several charges including lewdness and witness intimidation. the university is now investigating this incident and they released a statement that read in part, "framingham state university's regard for safety of our students, faculty and staff as paramount in our duty
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we will continue to hold our officers' conduct to the highest standards." >> kris: also this morning, police are investigating a serious death at a construction site in boston. and investigators say a man died after falling into a crane well near shattuck and benning streets on sunday. however, police say the injuries he suffered were not from the familiar. the cause of death is under investigation. police are investigating after firefighters pull a body from a water underneath an overpass in boston. it h officials have not yet identified the person. investigators say there are no signs of any violence. >> sarah: not race for the white house and bernie sanders is hitting the campaign trail for hillary clinton today. he will hold his first solo event for his former rival in new hampshire. sanders is expected to speak about clinton's economic plan and how the democrat has to build an economy that will work for all americans. bernie sanders says he will do whatever it takes to make sure
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>> there is no question to my mind that hillary clinton is far, far, far and away the superior candidate. look at the issues. >> kris: sanders' support may help in the granite state where clinton lost during february's primary. donald trump will be in ohio over labor day. trump is joining running mate mike pence at a morning roundtable discussion with junior members in cleveland. trump will campaign at the fair in youngstown, as well. >> sarah: the patriots are just six d start of the regular season. jimmy garoppolo will be getting the start when the pats visit the cardinals. tom brady's four-game suspension began saturday afternoon. the team is showing support for the q.b. new england has put a banner of brady up in the lighthouse at gillette. his teammates responding to the tribute. >> it's pretty cool that we have that banner. i'm not going the lie, it's like
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things. the whole situation is unfortunate that it's happened, and, you know, we have the move on. >> sarah: brady isn't allowed to have any contact with the team until october 3rd. and remember the patriots' season opener is less than a week away. the patriots will take on the cardinals on sunday, september 11th. you can see the game right here on 7news. >> kris: julian edelman is like the banner is great, but the banner can't throw me passes. ism he'll be become before you know it. great job. we wish him well. still ahead on 7news "today in new england" this morning, passengers and crew members bracing these rough seas. cruise ships trying to keep safe while traveling in hermine's path. >> sarah: plus becoming a saint. pope francis makes a major milestone as mother teresa enters sainthood. >> kris: at 6:30, a scary situation. a dangerous device explodes in winthrop just days after a massive recall was announced. >> chris: and hermine creating
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close to its center in terms of wave height. how much rain and wind pushes into new england and how long it takes to get out of here on your seven-day forecast ahead. >> sarah:>> danielle: a quiet mg on the roads. sky7 over one accident, 128 northbound in hit-and-runfield. not causing any delays.
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>> sarah: cruise ships are taking extra precautions as the storm that was once-tropical storm hermine continues to bring rain to the east coast. crews on some ships are still dealing with high waves and heavy winds. one hip headed back from the bahamas was forced to dock early in maryland.
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a little. >> kris: weakening, chris. but it could still regenerate? >> chris: winds are close to 70mph. so if it gets up to 74 as it strengthens a little bit, that would be close to it. but uh think it's splitting hairs at this point. you go a couple hundred miles south of us, we're talking about seas 20 to 30 feet. that's some rough weather. taking a look farts, tropical storm warnings in effect here across the cape and the islands and the storm center itself, close to about 250 south of the new england coastline. some of these rain bands still to the east of us. we've seen more clouds push back in. we have a lot of clouds into the forecast. but a few showers this morning making their way back to the cape and the islands. i think from boston on west, you have to wait for any chance of showers. this is a slow process. this is the track over the next couple days. so it's going to be lingering
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showers and gusty winds into new enland throughout the next couple days. racing off to the east by the time we get picking up some forward speed. here are some showers backing into the coastline. you can see it's mostly different across eastern mass later this afternoon, especially plymouth county, the cape and the islands. a few showers may work their way into metro west here mid to late afternoon. better chance for as we go a little push this evening and overnight tonight and into tomorrow for scattered showers. with the the heaviest of thera storm that. would be bristol county, plymouth county, the cape and the islands, a few localized downpours there. i wish we were going the throw two, three inches of rain gradually. we have that extreme drought. it's not going to happen. a quarter to a half inch boston north and west. there may be pockets of an inch plus down from plymouth county, bristol county and the cape and the islands. but you get a more beneficial rain, you would have needed that storm to track a little faster and a little further off to the
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northeast. that northeasterly wind will increase, 15 to 20mph, 30mph right now. i do expect peak gusts across the cape and the islands 40 to 50mph. there may be a few gusts that would push 50mph. closer to 30 in boston and metro west 20 to 30. so it's not overpowering in terms of the winds, but the trees stressed out because of the drought situation, a few of them may come down, especially near buzzards bay and the cape and the islands. so let's keep an eye on that. this is a huge wave spins off shore. waves running 20 to 30 feet to our south. so off shore waters, 20-foot waves. closer to land 5 to 10. we are dealing with a possibility of minor beach erosion. and moderate beach erosion across the islands and perhaps the east side. in terms of coastal flooding, the astronomical tide is to be lowerside, as well. you don't have these prolonged on shore winds building. there may be pockets of splash-over.
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major issue for a lot of us. 65 degrees in plymouth right now. 65 in bedford. it will be a cool day. a couple of these either side of 70, although lighter skies in southern new hampshire northwest of 495. should push temperatures mid to upper 70s. showers arriving the heaviest and windiest conditions across southeastern mass. look at that. close to 90 again by friday. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic. how is that >> danielle: it is looking good. this is 128 northbound in lynnfield, an accident off to the left here. no delays. cars getting by just fine. a few cars out on the road, that is. let's head to the maps. the rest of your ride looking good. south of town, ten minutes braintree to boston, and then let's check out route 3 because all the way back to the cape this morning, it is green. so good news for drivers today. back to you. ism also on 7, mother teresa is now officially a saint. >> sarah: pope francis
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teresa sunday in a ceremony at the vatican. an estimated 120,000 people attended the canonization of the nun who died back in 1997. mother teresa dedicated her life to helping poor people in india. during sunday's ceremony pope francis praised her for her charitable nature saying she was an emblematic figure of womanhood. >> kris: coming up, bizarre arrest on the vineyard. what police say one man did to a doing after breaking into a house. >> sarah: and next the sox taking a west coast no-hitter late in the game, but
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>> chris: good morning, everyone. winds going to increase, as well, with strongest gusts down across buzzards bay, the cape and the islands. could gust 40 to 50mph there this afternoon into this
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north and to the west. rain backing in, showers arriving this afternoon. may take until mid to late afternoon. northwestern suburbs of the city. we'll get a few showers in here as early as this morning across the cape. temperatures stuck in the lower to middle 70s. talking baseball, red sox couldn't get a sweep out in oakland. first two games, they were rocking it. boston's offense scored a combined 27 runs. they were shut out in the series finale. no-hitter into the eighth inning. another pitching performance on sunday. looks like he may get through the inning throwing out mark simion at first, but the a's challenge the call and it was determined that he beat the throw. scoreless now, move to the ninth, and chris davis, there's the replay showing he did beat the throw there. chris davis laces a double the left coming up in just a moment.
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they begin a series with the padres today. >> sarah: needham native aly raisman saying sorry to tom brady. she attended saturday's lsu-wisconsin game as a gust of andrew rogers and olivia munn. she said, "sorry tom and gisele. hope you understand." >> sarah: maybe tom and gisele game. ism maybe so. >> kris: a tip jar thief, a cruel crime caught on camera. the popular lunch spot in new hampshire. >> john: the winds are still picking up here in sandwich, but hermine has already affected labor day travel plans for
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>> sarah: hermine hammering the coast. strong winds whipping up waves, crashing on shore on the east coast, including right here in massachusetts. >> kris: up in smoke, a smartphone exexplodes in winthrop just days after a major recall. >> sarah: and an a.t.m. ripped off. now police need your help tracking down this suspect. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> kris: 6:30 on this monday morning. thanks for joining us. i'm kris anderson in for christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. the hermine are swirling in the atlantic not far off the coast of the bay state this morning. >> kris: so some important information this morning. ferry service has been interrupted by the storm and potentially dangerous rip currents are popping up along the east coast. meteorologist chris lambert has been tracking hermine now and has the latest on the storm's expected path. >> danielle: this storm will linger over the next few days. 250 miles south of the coastline now.
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look at the slow journey over next couple days as it slowly approaches new england and gets kicked off to the east mid-to-late week pending this lingering storm system. wind right now is steady but not overpowering. we're seeing stronger gusts of 20 to 30mph across the cape and the islands. those winds will increase as you get into the afternoon and the evening. that's where your best chance of getting wind will be. rainfamo it may be mid to late afternoon much north and west of boston here. i think across the state we'll sneak a peek at some showers this morning. overall the breeze and winds picking up as we go through the day. guys? >> sarah: we continue to track hermine as the storm is cutting many vacations on martha's vineyard and nantucket short. >> kris: they cut their vacations short. conditions are only expected to get worse as this storm continues to move out in the atlantic. 7's john cuoco is in sandwich
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blowing year round a little bit. >> john: they have been, chris. winds are definitely strong in sandwich. if you take a look over my left shoulder, you see that wind blowing over some of the tall grass now. now, get a better look at some of those choppy waves coming in here in at the beach. because of high winds and rough seas expected, only one ferry company had service last night. people packed the steamship authority sunday, making several trips back and forth from nantucket to hyannis. it was the only ferry company in the area continuing service sunday evening. while it was sunny for most of the day, visitors say you could feel the effects of hermine if you were out on the water. two other ferry companies, the hy-line ferry company and the island queen canceled service to martha's vineyard and nantucket through today. the steamship authority will have service to nantucket on a trip-by-trip basis and has diverted all trips from oak
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>> we're going to stay until tomorrow, so we actually have to take a bus to new bedford to actually pick up our car. and then i'm going to be stuck in new haven for a couple days until my flight back to the west coast. it was all a little more stressful than you'd want it to be. for the day we were there, like really only one day, we had to keep calling the steamship authority. >> john: now that the sun has come up, you're getting a live look at some of those choppy waves coming in if you're looking for any updates on those ferry companies, we'll have those on our web site, whdh.com. for now live in sandwich, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: and stick with 7news for the latest on hermine's impact on air and online. check out our interactive radar by downloading the 7news mobile and tablet action. >> kris: time now for a check of fast track traffic with
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typically we see busy roadways? >> danielle: not the case today. sky7 is flying around looking for anything on the roads. that's going to make you dizzy. we're getting off that. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, just ten minutes. no issues on the roads. route 3, we'll zoom out back to the cape, no issues. so if vacation is getting cut short, good news, you're not going to have any traffic. ten minutes braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike. and 93 zakim bridge, 11 minutes. and also one quick note about the "t," it's operating on a sunday schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: breaking overnight, an officer and another person are recovering from injuries following an accident on morris road in bourne. firefighters say a cruiser and a sedan were involved in the crash earlier this morning. both people are expected to be okay. the accident is now under investigation. >> kris: also breaking
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the flames broke out in this building on park avenue earlier today. we're told at least one firefighter had to be taken to the hospital after suffering some injuries. >> sarah: three children rushed to the hospital this morning after a home goes up in flames in middleton, rhode island. you can see one side of the home is charred. we've learned one of those children is in serious condition. no word yet on the cause of the fire. boston police are investigating a shooting in jamaica plain. one person was reportedly early this morning that. victim was taken to the hospital. police have the area roped off while they try to track down the suspect. >> meaghan: right now officers in portsmouth, new hampshire, say they believe they have identified the man who was seen stealing money from a tip jar at a restaurant there. investigators say that the guy you see in this video took the money from gilley's p.m. lunch last week inch a post on facebook, officers thanked everyone for providing that
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looking for a woman who ripped off an a.t.m. she took off in a black vehicle. anyone with information on who she might be, you're asked to contact police. >> sarah: a home in roslindale goes up in flames. right now fire officials are investigating how this all happened. the fast-moving fire ripped through this house on walter street early sunday morning. everyone inside made it out safely. officials believe something ignited a planter on the porch and the flames spread from there. one firefighter had to be treated for minor injuries. >> kris: man is behind bars, charged with a bizarre break-in. detectives say felix reagan broke into a house on oak bluffs on saturday afternoon and stole prescription pills and credit cards, but get this: police say he then painted the home ener's dog with purple paint, stole the car and then crashed the vehicle. reagan is facing several charges in connection with those crimes this morning. >> sarah: also this morning, investigators in winthrop say a
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causing a fire. according to the "herald," a samsung galaxy note 7 caught fire and exploded while charging at action ambulance service early saturday morning. paramedics extinguished the flames before firefighters arrived. no one was hurt. samsung recalled the phone one day earlier saying the batteries could explode. a new "boston globe" report out this morning finds that suspects convicted of sexual assault in massachusetts often do not receive prison time. th r longmeadow teen's sentence last month. david becker only received two years probation for assaulting two classmates. the report found the majority of white defendants without criminal records like becker have been given no prison time for their crimes. happening now, police are upping the reward to $1,200 for information leading to the arrest of whoever vandalized and then stole a lobster sculpture in plymouth.
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is part of a public display. multiple businesses are setting up donation jars in order to connect collect money. >> kris: still ahead on "today in new england," taking a knee. another athlete coming forward to support an nfl star after his national anthem protest. >> sarah: and what's wrong with this picture? a questionable paint job that's
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>> sarah: ground crews in south carolina will likely take more time painting the lines. >> kris: this will have you shaking your head. one line is now getting a whole lot of attention. and the a look at this. the picture went viral over the weekend. it shows the j.v. game. despite the obvious issue with the line, the game went on as planned. the image has received national attention. >> some people might get it all in fun, but i don't think it will be perceived that way. >> i think it's all in fun. i don't think it makes a big deal. >> kris: the school district will fix the lines before next home game. >> sarah: thank goodness,
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while they're at it. >> sarah: know and go is next with all the day's top stories. >> christa: including tom brady, who may be benched, but he's keeping watch over his gillette teammates. the new banner honoring t.b. 12. >> and here's the latest for a police search for man police say is arm and dangerous. >> john: winds are still picking up in sandwich. if you take a look behind me here, you can see some of those choppy waves that are coming in, but hermine has already
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>> sarah: we have all the day's top stories coming up. >> kris: we start with traffic and weather. here's chris lambert with a check of that forecast. >> chris: feels like we've been talking about hermine for days and weeks. tropical storm warning in effect for buzzards bay, the cape and the islands through next couple post-tropical but winds 70mph, about 250 miles south of the new england coastline. slowly moving off to the north and to the west and eventually out to sea. but it's going to take a while to get out there. we do have some scattered showers backing in, getting close to chatham and nantucket at this hour. i think for a lot of us, we have to wait for this afternoon for those showers to work on in. the the heaviest of the rain in terms of inches and inches of rain staying to the south of us. one or two inches of rain may fall in a few towns across
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islands. boston north and west, likely a half inch of rain or less. we'll keep the scattered showers in here with gusty winds at time through the day on tuesday and even a few lingering showers a possibility on wednesday. wind gusts right now 20 to 30mph. winds consistent across the cape. we do expect that to increase throughout the day. in fact, this afternoon and early this evening, gusts 40 to 50mph there. pretty much where the tropical storm warning is in place. closer to boston, lighter winds to the north and to the west. huge wave maker. waves running 20 a couple hundred miles off shore. we'll continue to build the waves along the coastline and te rough surf across the coastline, as well. so the rip currents as well as the rough surf. heading to the beach, be careful trying to jump in the water. astronomical low tides, minor beach erosion likely in some of the towns along the south coast. current pockets of moderate. i don't expect a lot of coastal flooding, but minor pockets of coastal flooding. astronomical low tides.
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upper 60s to the lower 70s where we'll find a few mid to upper 70s north and west of 495. brightening of the sky. we heat it up. end of the week pushing 90. >> kris: chris, thanks so much. hermine may have lost its tropical characteristics that. doesn't mean the storm is packing a punch. >> a tropical storm watch is in place for spartans of the massachusetts. some strong wind gusts are expected, john. >> john: that's right, sarah. we're standing out here in sandwich. you can feel t if you take a look behind me here, you can see choppy waves people packed the steamship authority, making several trips back and forth from nantucket into hyannis. it was the only ferry company in the area continuing service sunday evening. now, while it was sunny for most of the day, businesses could feel the effects of hermine if you were out on the water.
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canceled service to martha's vineyard and nantucket through today. the steamship authority will have service to nantucket on a trip-by-trip basis. the wind definitely picking up here in sandwich. you're getting a live look at some of those waves coming in here at the beach. if you're looking for updates at the ferry companies, we'll have those on our web site, whdh.com. for now, we're live in sandwich, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: the massachusetts coast isn't alone as many parts of the east coast prep for the intense rip currents and high surf, including long island. diane gallagher is in montauk, new york. diane, we saw video earlier. the waves were really churning up where you are. >> yeah. i'm going to tell you, kris, in just the past couple moments before these live shots happen, i had to move very quickly. we had to quarter our step up
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bird on that driftwood. that's where i was standing. the waves jumped up that quickly. my feet are soaking wet right now because that's how quickly the water came up and got into our live shot. all of our equipment here, we had to move back. this is low tide. it's not high tide until 10:00 a.m. so you can see just how dangerous and large the waves are. the rip tide is very strong, which is why here in long island and the hamptons and here on ban. it's called a beach ban. you are allowed to walk on the beach, but there is no swimming. i can tell you that i have unfortunately already seen somebody disobeying that. i saw a guy out in the water a couple seconds ago swim trunks on just enjoying out in these very rough seas. it's extremely dangerous. they're not as worried here about rain and flooding because of rain. they're worried about that storm surge. i'm a couple feet away from homes and hotels and restaurants. again, if you look at these
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we're not even at the point where they believe that the effect of hermine is going the really, you know, impact this area. if you look out there, you can see how large the waves are. these big, giant, white caps that are just rolling in with that fierce and silent waves. we're not at high tide and it's already this far off. this is a walking path where people come into. this is something that with need people the take very seriously. because it doesn't seem stormy or like a hurricane, it is still >> thanks, diane. now let's send it over to danielle gersh for more on this labor day i guess traffic question mark? >> danielle: i don't know if i'd call it traffic. this is 128. this is in the needham area. it doesn't look like too many of you are out on the roads. so hopefully you're watching us instead. good morning. happy labor day. let's head to the maps. a lot of green route 1 and 93 looking fine. braintree to boston, just 5 minutes. route 3, 24 and 95 looking good
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all the way back to the cape this morning and we're not watching any issues. let's check those drive times if your getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. just 11 minutes on 93 southbound. 128 to the zakim bridge, no issues on the commuter rail on the "t." keep in mind today it's running on its sunday schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: breaking overnight, an officer and another person are recovering from injuries following an accident on norris road in bourne. firefighters say a cruis a earlier this morning. both people are expected to be okay. the accident is under investigation. >> sarah: also breaking, crews battling a fire in woon soact, rhode island) flames broke out in this building on park avenue earlier this morning. they're told at least one firefighter was taken to the hospital after suffering some injuries. >> sarah: three children rushed to the hospital this morning after a home goes up in flames in middleton, rhode island. you can see one side of the home is charred.
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condition. no word yet on the cause of the fire. boston police are investigating a shooting in jamaica plain. one person was reportedly shot early this morning. that victim was taken to the hospital. police have the area roped off while they try to track down a suspect. right new a community on alert as police search for an armed robbery suspect. they say he not only stole from a bank, but he also broke into a house that was full of weapons. 7's victoria warren is in this morning where that manhunt continues. vicki? >> victoria: it does continue. we've already seen police out here this morning, and the last place they believe they spotted this man was walking into this gas station. but they say he then walked right out a back door. that prompted an all-out search. so police raise released some surveillance video to help them in the search. the pictures show the man who robbed a bank at one point,
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house stocked with weapons. police searched the wooded area all around the gas station where they believe he was last seen, looking in abandoned buildings and construction sites, using police dogs. they told people the stay inside and keep their pets inside. so far the suspect is still out there. so if you're asking for the public's help, if you see anything suspicious at all, they want to see it. if you think you see this suspect, consider him armed and dangerous, call 911 instead. live this morning in berlin, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: we're following a developing story. a framingham state police officer is off the job, toward a student. the officer is arrested saturday afternoon. police was on duty when this alleged incident happened. he is facing several charges including lewdness and witness
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released a statement that read in part, "framingham state university's regard for safety of our students, faculty and staff is paramount to our duties to the university community, and we will continue to hold our officers' conduct to the highest standards." >> sarah: also this morning, police are investigating a mysterious death at a construction site in boston. investigators say man died after falling into a crane well near shattuck and benning streets on sunday. however, police say theur fall. the cause of the death is under investigation. >> kris: now to the race for the white house. bernie sanders is hitting the campaign trail today for hillary clinton. he will hold his first event for his former rival in new hampshire. sanders was expected to speak about clinton's economic plan and how the democrat plans to build an economy that works for all americans. donald trump meantime will be in ohio for this labor day. trump is joining running mate mike pence at a morning roundtable discussion with union
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then campaign in another part of ohio at a youngstown fair. a star on the u.s. women's soccer team showing her support for 49ers' quarterback colin kaepernick. megan wappino nell during the national anthem during a game last night. kaepernick knelt during the final preseason game and he has refused to stand for the nation oppression and injustice. >> sarah: the patriots are just a few days away from the start of the regular season. quarterback tom brady serving his four-game suspension, but the team is showing he's not forgotten. the patriots paying tribute to brady. the banner showing number 12 is now on display at the lighthouse at gillette. brady won't be eligible to return to the team until october 3rd. and remember the patriots' season opener is one week away. the patriots will take on the cardinals on sunday september 11th, and you can see the
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>> kris: a lot of excitement. season is almost here. >> sarah: i can't believe it. and i even said, if that was football season this morning, a little cooler out this morning, chris. >> chris: oh, come on. temperatures mid-50s to near 60. i had to grab a jacket this morning. close to 70 this afternoon. showers arrive and the breeze will continue to pick up. the the heaviest rain and windiest conditions across the cape and the islands back through buzzards bay. that's where winds could gust 40 to 50mph. a lot of rip currents and rough surf the next scattered showers and gusty winds, especially across southeastern mass. a couple scattered showers still left cover on wednesday. you break out of it. if you like the 90-degree weather. you don't like the long-range forecast. >> sarah: i am not. i am just used to warm weather. and don't mind it. but i do love fall. >> kris: fall is beautiful. "today show" is straight ahead. i'm kris anderson. >> sarah: i'm sarah french.
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good morning. holiday headache. hermine stalls off the east coast but still poses a threat. millions under storm warnings with flooding, gusty winds and strong rip currents expected. breaking overnight. a building under construction collapses in tel aviv. more than a dozen people injured. rescuers now searching for survivors trapped in the rubble. honoring lane. >> i don't like to speak but my baby i owe it to him to honor him. >> the parents of the little boy killed by an alligator at disney world open up publicly for the first time. how they paid tribute to their son on what would have been his third birthday. and sprint to the finish. with the election just 64 days

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