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>> reporter: police were also in attendance at the assembly focusing on the legal issues of circulating pictures of minors in compromising positions. while authorities investigate who is responsible, parents hope their children are getting the message when it comes to social media that is inappropriate and illegal. >> as long as you raise kids who know what is right and what is wrong, you just have to teach them. >> reporter: heads up for the kids is what? >> just to be mindful of what you do. what back to you. be careful when you put out. there you can't undo that. >> reporter: so tonight weston police are still trying to figure out who is responsible for that snap chat account that was set up earlier. in the meantime here at the high school, officials are hoping that students and their parents get the message about the dangerss when it comings to using social media. live in weston tonight, steve coop e 7 news.
dangerous plunge. >> estimating 35-40 feet. >> announcer: leading to a great escape after a crash in the canal. >> kim: breaking right now we're learning the man behind the wheel will be charged. jonathan hall live in bourne with details. >> reporter: charged with driving to eng dain and also -- endanger and also malicious destruction of property. it is a mystery what got into the guy. he emsod lick a normal guy but at took a around arndt then spedov a cliff and into the cape cod canal. a bourne man has only minor injuries after driving his car after a steep overlook into the cape cod canal. >> as of right now the investigation leads us to believe that it was intentional. as of right now we're not going to give out more information. >> reporter: two men small the call ford focus barreling 60-65 miles an
from the wreck and call to him. >> are you all right. >> reporter: the driver in his 50s is being treated at a rhode island hospital for minor injuries and will be charged. crews fished his ford out of the canal. >> hard to believe the guy suffered minor injuries when you realize the focus went down 30-40 feet and into the canal. >> the transformer sparked, flames started here. vehicle went nose dive in about emerged sand swam to the edge. >> reporter: the man drove up behind them as they walked up a path which is marked no vehicles beyond this point. they got out. commenced on the night view, pacs back and forth then adjusted his mirrors. >> as he was backing up it was slow so we assumed he was leaving but once the engine started roaring we knew something was going to happen. >> reporter: police are investigating whether it was a stunt or perhaps a suicide
busy saturday or sunday where we have countless visitors walking and biking the canal. >> reporter: this was once the site in the early 1930s of a draw bridge used while the bourne and sagmore were being born. jonathan hall, 7 news. >> kim: breaking news from lawrence, a city firefighter is facing charges following a domestic incident in his home. when they arrived the firefighter told them he shot himself in the l assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct. he is being held until a court appearance scheduled for friday. >> adam: tracking what is left of hempleine. -- hermine. she is still making waves along the coast. that's not the worst. all watches and warnings have expired so we'll look outside in boston right now. you can see it is a misty,
started to poke through in some areas with more on that let's get to jeremy reiner. >> reporter: here is hermine swirling about able to throw a little bit of moisture in the forms of clouds and light rain on and off and the first part of the afternoon. on the cape and the islands we got into sunshine throughout the afternoon hours, i think we in metro boston will get back to the sun but not for the rest of today. we own clouds. here is a band of light rain shower activity moving this evening you will need the rain gear. in terms of the wind not nearly as feisty as yesterday. most towns not experiencing any significant wind gusts only about 15-20 miles an hour gusts across portions of southeast massachusetts. we still do have some surf and there is a high surf advisory in effect until 6:00 this evening. it will be another day or two before the seas subside. hermine will fade away over the next couple of days and then we focus on getting the
england. temperatures are going to make a run at 90 degrees, more about that coming up in a few minutes. >> kim: 7 news turning to a body camera battle. the boston police department's plan to use cameras is undergoing a challenge in court today. brandon gunnoe there for the hearing and he joins us live in boston. >> reporter: kim, that's right. the boston police union president was answering questions from the city attorney here in suffolk superior court as well as it's a complex issue so i'm going to try to make it simple. back in july the boston police union agreed to body cameras, that you see right there, in 100 officers volunteered guess how many did? one, so the commissioner ordered 100 random officers to wear body cams that would have started next monday. the police union said that broke the agreement and the union wanted to stop the program until an agreement was reached.
best interest of the public. >> i thought it was important for the citizens to know that i believe that these cameras are going to show case our members, the employees of the city of boston. we have nothing to hide. >> i realize that they want us to be as transparent and as accountable as we possibly can be. and in everything we do. whether it's hiring, whether it's the body cameras, whether it's internal affairs. >> reporter: now the commissioner also said that we have nothing to hide and he added that the boston police force is the best in the country. court resumes tomorrow and the judge said he wants the ruling by friday since the program was supposed to start on monday. live in boston, brandon gunnoe, 7 news. >> adam: also today the new hampshire attorney general's office is searching for answers following the deaths of a woman. police in danville say they got a call yesterday that a woman was found dead inside
identity but a man who identified herself as her ex-husband says the family is looking for answers as well. >> she was a loving mother. she loved sam to death. they loved to do things together. wasn't real often but when they did they had fun. chefs' one of the nicest people on god's green early. that is all i can say. but, this ask a major shock to me. >> adam: an autopsy is scheduled for later today but investigators are calling this death suspicious. a state troop s the hospital after his careers was rear ended by a woman who police say was driving intoxicated. the trooper suffered nonlife threatening injuries. the woman who hit him was arrested. >> kim: patriots days away from their season opener. the coach focused on the game plan. thes team may be down a quarterback but their tight end is getting back in on the action. gronk spotted on the field at practice. the patriots are doing
one big reminder of the player who will not be there on sunday. dan hausle live with the latest. >> reporter: if you've been out to gillette you may have noticed in one of the end zone there is is a tower in the style of a lighthouse, now it's covered by brady's image. this is one cover-up the fans are all for. the league may have banished tom brady from foxboro for four weeks but suddenly a four-story image of overlooking the stadium. his number 12 a beacon atop the gillette lighthouse, no one is saying who is blind the bigger than life gradey tribute but you might get the feeling it wasn't coach bill belichick's idea. >> our focus is on the cardinals that is who we play this week. all the other decorative and marketing things and so forth are not really part of the team's preparation. >> reporter: the pats coach may not be impressed but fans sure are. >> we like that.
love it. >> i think it's sweet. him looming over us everyone the players admit from is a different vibe now that brady is gone. absence of rob ninkovich is also felt. but the players promised to forget about who is not there for practice or come game time. >> tom ask a great teammate and a leader and, you know, his presence is missed in the lockerroom and you know w that said, we're focused on the future. >> our choice right now is to do it the best with what we have in front of us. and to prepare for this game. >> reporter: after the arizona game the next three games will be at home with two tall tom brady watching over the team and possibly sending a message to some watching on tv. >> it's like he is haunting the nfl. roger goodell. >> reporter: do you think it's a bit of a numb of the nose to the league. >> absolutely and i like it. >> reporter: you like that. >> reporter: no one here
even whose idea it was for the banner. letting simply the banner speak for itself. live in foxboro dan hausle, 7 news. >> kim: just a reminder 7 news is your home for the patriots season opener. new england will take on the cardinals right here on 7 nbc this sunday, september 11. count on the newses station for complete coverage. we have some conflicting newspapers today in the -- numbers today in the race two polls showing very different outcomes of the election. >> adam: sentence is indicating that donald trump is polling ahead. the poll shows that he has 45% of his opponent. hillary clinton at 43%. but the latest nbc survey monkey poll shows hillary clinton out in front with 48% of the vote, donald trump with 42%. today both candidates targeting key battle ground states. here is ryan schulteis with more. >> reporter: trump is talking up his two-point
is not paying any attention. hillary clinton with 63 days to go has a big lead over donald trump in potential electoral votes and a 6 point popular lead in the latest survey monkey poll but today's cnn poll puts clinton ahead. >> i pay no attention to polls. >> reporter: republicans focusing on e-mails proves they don't pay attention to voters. >> their nomination? who had never been in public service before. >> reporter: her ad shows veterans disapproving of trump. >> i'm good at war. i love war in a certain way. >> reporter: derespects trump as eager to use nuclear weapons, a theme clinton hit with veterans in tampa. >> he is very lose in his talk about nukes. doesn't know why they haven't been used already. >> reporter: trump was in virginia beach newly
admirals and generals saying clinton is not tough enough. >> putin looks at her and he laughs. he laughs. just look at her decision, look how bad her decisions have been. >> reporter: an echo of trump claiming clinton doesn't look presidential. the candidates' ability to run the u.s. military is thes focus tomorrow night. both clinton and trump will be in new york for a special events called the commander in chief forum. i'm rhine rice 7 >> adam: president obama is on a visit to laos to heal war wounds and strengthen relations with country. he is the first sitting president to visit laos. he said he would spend $90 million to help clear millions of bombs that didn't explode when the u.s. was heavily bombing laos during the vietmanese war. >> president obama: whatever our intentions war inflicts a terrible toll especially on innocent men, women and children.
acknowledging the suffering and ackifiess on all sides of that conflict. from the anguish of war there came an unlikely bond between our two peoples. >> adam: we should say president obama also cancelled a meeting with the president of the philippines after that leader released a volingor rant about president obama. -- vulgar rant >> kim: a story out of minnesota, danny confessed as he pled guilty to child pornography charges today. sources say he led place to jacob's remains last week. he was a person of interest shortly after jake op disappeared but there was never enough evidence to charge him. a convicted rapist whose short instance caused controversy has registered as a sex offender into his own state of ohio. brock turner released from
months -- serving three mornings half of his sentence. he is the former stanford university swimmer who raped an unconscious girl. he is not allowed in parks, schools or any place where children like to be. a trial date is set for the sex assault case against bill cosby. prosecutors say they've 13 women willing to testify they were assaulted by him. the defense is expected to the 79-year-old entertainer charged with drugging and sexually asalting woman in 2004. he denies allegations. >> adam: a major settlement, former fox news anger gretchen karlson getting a big payoff bringing a sexual harassment suit to an end.
to a former anchor, fox agreeing to pay gretchen karlson millions to bring her sexual harassment lawsuit to an end. >> anchor: since the suit was filed others women have accused roger ailes of the same thing. jadiann thompson here with more details. >> reporter: gretchin karlson settled for a reported $20 million now. karlson sued ales this summer accusing him of firing her after she refused his sexual advances. after the lawsuit w supported the claim. karlson releasing a statement that reads in part i'm ready to move on to the next chapters of my life in which i will redouble my efforts to empower women in the work place. all women deserve a dignified and respectful workplace in which talents, hardwork and dedication are rewarded. aims resigned from his position after the allegations. he has not commented on the settlement but fox new's parent company 21st
apology saying this. >> reporter: fox news also announced today that long-time anger greta van susteren will be leaving. jadiann thompson, 7 news. >> adam: next on 7 a florida state football player surprising a new found friend with a shirt off h >> reporter: football around the corner and so is 90 degree heat. forecast up next. >> kim: then at 5:30 rocked by crime. the west coast land mark
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>> announcer: now 7 weather with chief meteorologist jeremy reiner. >> reporter: after about three weeks of watching a clutch of thunderstorms off the african continent hermine fades lingering moisture right now. clouds and a few pockets of drizzle in this and there may be an isolated shower tomorrow but a little more sun tomorrow. the heat is ready to come back, look at all the heat building away from hermine. chicago at 90. detroit at 90. d.c.93. dew point temperatures they're mid summer fashion. running in the lower 70's again i'm pointing this out because eventually this does make its way back to new england. first humidity i think
jump to the upper 60s, muggy. not overhot ben think the end of the -- then we move some humidity out and replace it with the heat. here is hermine right here. again, two basic waves on planet earth to generate a storm. either warm ocean water or a difference in temperature. right now hermine has neither of those working in her favor so her days are numbered. down to about 2 actually. hurricane center stopped because there is nothing to be concerned about fly -- any more. there is churned up surf. that may get reissued tomorrow. they'll sit and spin overnight tonight and pin wheeling moisture into southern new england in the form of clouds. and a few isolated showers, although there is a steadier band of light rain providence working northwest towards springfield fading away but if you have outdoor plans this evening around
idea to have the umbrella, a couple of possibilities of drizzle. in terms of the wind i found one little wind gusts, worcester gusting to 17 miles an hour otherwise a northerly breeze. nothing significant. you can see where it's cool and raw. upper 60s to around 70. sun earlier on the cape and the islands. hyannis at 76. tonight cloudy, patchy drizzle. 63-67. for tomorrow partly sunny sky, we'll start with clouds and temperatures tomorrow 76 will have 81. the city at 76 then you gelt away from the ocean, merrimack valley 80. cape ann low 70's sea coast mid 70's into the worcester hills again morning clouds, some sun in the afternoon. low 80s 7 on 7 forecast. much the same on thursday, brighter, humid and there is your heat on friday and saturday. upper 80s to around 90. >> kim: see you then. heart felt reunion.
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>> adam: great to have you with us as always. still another hour of 7 news ahead. i'm adam williams. >> i'm kim khazei. 7 news at 5:30 starts right now. >> ryan: now at 5:30 a hit andrun takes deadly turn. a dorchester man is facing troubling charges. >> jadiann: a boston officer makes a terrifying discovery on his front lawn. police want to know if this was a tarted attack. >> ryan: neighbor brings heavy equipment to solve a dispute. >> jadiann: toppling over, a land mark. >> announcer: 7 news at 5:30 starts now. >> jadiann: we're following breaking news at 5:30. firefighters responding to this scene on the orange line at the back bay station. they say this was an electrical fire. you can see the smoke and couple of firefighters there. no one was hurt and as of right now no word of service has been disrupted. >> ryan: also breaking police and officials at weston high school talking
inappropriate pictures on snap chat. the principal says a fake account solicited compromising pictures of boys. police are working to determine who is behind the fake account. >> jadiann: a man facing charges after driving his car into the cape cod canal. witnesses say the driver drove down a pedestrian walkway. stopped at a scenic overlook and then gunned it over the cliff into the water. it's about 40 feet below. investigators say they're not sure why the person did this. but they do think it was intentional. e object his own. he is in the hospitals with only minor injuries. >> ryan: also on 7 the suspect in a deadly drive was called to court today. he is accused of hitting and killing a mother in mattapan then taking off. >> investigators say he was under the influential and well over the -- influence and well over the speed. kelli o'hara has more. >> reporter: family describes him as a loving mother, sister and daughter who was the family