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as cool. not going to see 40's tonight. some of us might dip into the upper 50's. boston area, more like 64 tonight. again, quite a bit warmer than the last few nights. clouds take over by tomorrow. might notice a spotty shower. maybe a thunderstorm afternoon tomorrow afternoon. better chance of rain on monday. we will talk about that coming up in a few minutes. >> nancy: a teenager is dead. this teen was trespassing on the tracks last night at the west newton station when he train. now, police do not suspect foul play. witnesses say there is a hole in the nearby fence so it is common to see people cutting across those tracks. >> kris: police are on the hunt for a man who they believe is behind an alarming ambush. investigators say a woman was out walking her dog when she says this man attacked her. >> nancy: how that woman was able to get away. >> reporter: neighbors who
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concerned after hearing a woman was attacked while walking her dog. >> it is pretty crazy that something like that happened around here. >> scary. that is not something you would think about in a quiet neighborhood. >> reporter: the woman told officers she was walking on foundry street around 6:00 a.m. thursday. a man came up behind her and kicked her. she told police she lost consciousness briefly fns. but that she may have been sexually assaulted also. the woman was able to get away, getting help at a nearby hospital. and i'm out at that time, yes. i have never seen or heard anything like that before. >> reporter: officers were back in the neighborhood friday patrolling the area. police say the welcome was unable to give a suspect description. ryan sloan says his wife normally walks their bassett hound around the neighborhood. since this attack, not anymore. >> she seems pretty upset about it. she normally walks the dog by herself every day. i'm pretty sure that won't be
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check over my back. >> nancy: now to the race for the white house. donald trump under fire again for comments he made at a campaign rally in miami last night. he called for hillary clinton's security detail to "disarm." i think that her body guards should drop all weapons. they should disarm. right? right? i think they should yeah. take their guns away. she doesn't want guns. take their... let's see what happens to her. take their guns away. okay? it would be very dangerous. >> nancy: again, a lot of people interpreting this as another veiled threat to clinton. the clinton campaign manager rooney mook issued a statement saying in part, "it is time republican leaders stand up to denounce this disturbing
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did an about-face on the birther issue. finally acknowledging president obama was, in fact, born in the united states after years saying otherwise. tim caputo has more. >> reporter: donald trump finally accepting the truth. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. >> reporter: short statement without taking follow-up questions. trump doing a 180 on a position he has held for five ar alive even after president obama released a copy of his birth certificate. >> he gave a birth certificate. whether or not that was a real certificate, because a lot of people question it, i certainly question it. >> reporter: trump didn't admit he was wrong. he didn't say he was sorry. even before the announcement, hillary clinton blasted trump for making accusations in the first place. >> barack obama was born in america, plain and simple. and donald trump owes him and the american people an apology.
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>> i was pretty confident about where i was born. i think most people were as well. >> reporter: members of the congressional black caucus pounced on the conspiracy claims, saying it proves trump is not fit to be president. >> he is not call filed to be commander in chief. he is a hater. in chief. >> donald trump is a disgusting fraud. by any definition! donald trump is a disgusting fraud! >> reporter: trump akupzed clinton of starting the conspiracy theory. clinton's campaign calling the entire statement a disgrace. >> his campaign was founded on this outrageous lie. there is no erasing it in history. >> nancy: meantime, the lineup for the first presidential debate has been announced. none of the third party candidates qualified to participate. meet ther libertarian gary johnson nor the green party
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that does mean only hillary clinton and donald trump are expected to square off on september 26 in the debate which will be on nbc. >> kris: a federal judge denied a motion to release some information on how much taxpayer money has been spent defending boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. the release of the defense costs will not be made public until that appeal is decided. tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last summer for his role in the 2013 marathon bombings. the search for an state university campus called off yesterday. school put out a crime alert after a female student said a man in a ski mask tried to put a bag over her head and take her clothes off. well, it turns out, police say she made the whole thing up. officers say she recanted the story when police questioned her. so far no, charges have been filed. >> nancy: now to a story you will see on just one station. a woburn boy left alone on the school bus on the second day of classes. this happened after an
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school. the bus driver and the bus monitors missed him sleeping in the back. lucas woke up confused. the bus driver drove him back to school. the boy's father didn't find out about this whole thing until later that afternoon. he says he was worried because lucas has special needs. >> we saw the tears in his eyes. we saw the emotion in his face. as a parent, you know, i crumbled. >> nancy: immediately reach anyone at the school. a week later, he still can't get to the bottom of it. 7 news repeatedly reached out to the bus company as well as the school and has not heard back at all yet. >> kris: the m.b.t.a. launching the ride pilot program. it will save customers money
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governor charlie baker spoke about the new program yesterday. >> the "t" has done a terrific job of developing new metrics. and restore what i would describe as a culture of accountability and customer service. they can help move it into the 21st century. >> kris: the program will offer wheelchair-accessible cars for customers. >> nancy: 8:07. still ahead, the zika risk getting bigger. how many new days were just >> reporter: we need some rain. it looks like we are going to get it. our next chance of rain coming
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since 1961, pearle vision has been providing expert eye care. today, we make caring for your eyes even easier. right now, buy one pair of glasses, and get another pair free. this is genuine eye care in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. >> nancy: taiwan issuing a land warning. members of the army evacuate the inhabitants of a village there. the typhoon is heading toward northeast china at nine miles an hour. another typhoon made landfall early on thursday, killing at least 15 people in china and taiwan. >> kris: wow. here in our area, we are very fortunate. an absolutely beautiful start to the weekend. >> nancy: sounds like today is the pick day of the weekend. right, rob? >> reporter: things go downhill a little bit tomorrow. believe it or not, it has something to do with the
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world. we have tropical depression julia. tropical depression karl. fresh off the coast of africa, a new wave that is showing some promise. this time of year, middle part of september, you generally have lots to talk about in the tropics. karl could become a hurricane eventually. or at least get close by thursday. might get a little close to bermuda. otherwise, will stay out in the open waters of the atlantic. watching julia for a couple of days. knew tropical depression. should completely fall apart later on today. right now, it is nearly stationary. but it looks like some of the moisture will get into a cold front that is headed here which increases our chances of getting rain as we head into tomorrow night and into monday. and increase it is chance that we will get a decent amount of rain. you already notice a decent line of showers and thunderstorms stretching from the great lakes down to louisiana. out ahead of the front. that is already headed this way. and again, if we could add a little moisture from what is now tropical depression jewel, yeah we will get more moisture headed our way tomorrow into
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high thin clouds from time to time. so skies won't be quite as crystal clear as yesterday. still overall, a really nice-looking day. pleasant temperatures. so dry through today. and then as early as tomorrow morning, we can already see a few spotty showers. mainly in northwestern massachusetts. don't think we will see anything inside 495 when you are heading to church services tomorrow morning. into the afternoon hours, that is when we might start to see maybe a few spotty showers in eastern massachusetts. tomorrow, though, very, very hit or his. and kind of cloudy. very, very hit or miss showers or spotty thunderstorms tomorrow. southwesterly winds will continue to pump in the moisture. the tropical moisture. you will notice a little bit more of a muggy feel to the atmosphere tomorrow. and then really notice the humidity as we head into monday. and with that extra moisture, we have a good chance of seeing some showers and thunderstorms on monday. likely rain on monday. how much rain are we talking about? well, through the day tomorrow. again, very hit or miss.
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tenth of an inch. that would be about it. if you need to get something done outside tomorrow, i wouldn't worry about it. not too worried about the pats game. maybe a brief rain delay for the red sox game tomorrow. otherwise, we will be okay. it looks like the majority of the rain will hold off until monday. that is when we are talking half an inch to maybe an inch of rain. so enough to put a little built of a dent in that rainfall deficit that we've got right now out there. meantime, currently at 58 in boston. 51 in bedford. should warm up to mid-70's again. temperature-wise. a little warmer and muggier tomorrow. more humid on monday. monday is the best chance of rain. this coming 7 days, dry for tuesday and wednesday. thursday, by the way, the fall equinox. >> kris: ooh. make it official. a hollywood stuntman got to fulfill his dreams finally. >> nancy: 40 years after his idol evil knievel tried it.
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reach full speed. more than 400 miles per hour. and land over a quarter mile away on the other side of the canyon. >> what a more fitting way for me personally than to pay homage to the gentleman that inspired me to be everything that i am. >> nancy: back in 1972, evil knievel's attempt failed too early. do you think the interview is just a voice interview? he was going so fast. no one could keep the camera trained on him. he was like, you know, let's just do this as a voice. >> kris: do you have a lifelong dream? >> nancy: i'm good right here. certainly, not flying over a canyon. >> kris: boston's police chief is on a personal mission. what he is doing to help
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is that ice-t? lemonade. ice-t? what's with these people, man? lemonade, read the sign. lemonade. read it. ok. delicious. ice-t at a lemonade stand? surprising. what's not surprising? how much money marin saved by switching to geico. yo, ice-t! it's lemonade, man! fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >> not everyone that carries a gun is a bad person. >> kris: boston police officers taking an alternative approach out on the streets in
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racial tensions between the police and community members have been at an all-time high. >> nancy: here in boston, a different story. andy hiller sits down with the city's first black police chief and discovers that walking a beat can be one answer to making dangerous streets safer. >> how are you? >> i'm not getting my nails done. >> reporter: you may not believe it. you are looking at boston police working on one of the meanest streets in the city. blue hill avenue is a major in area b, boston's most dangerous neighborhood. last year, there were more murders, rapes and robberies in area b than in any other section of the city to. fight crime, police and community leaders meet once a week at the district b-3 station for a peace walk. led by the superintendent in chief william gross. >> i believe in engaging the community. i get out and walk and talk all the time.
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city's first black chief. >> you learn that we have concerns about the same issues. family, safety, well-being of the community. and instead of looking like a clint eastwood and macho cop, i'm like, hey, this person is human. >> reporter: his challenge is to change how people see police. >> what i learned is that not everyone that carries a gun is a bad person. not everyone that does a crime is a bad person. as police officers, our job transcends up. we have to know why they did what they did. >> reporter: don't think he is soft on crime. >> you are not soft if you have empathy, care, and respect for people. as a matter of fact, you are stronger. everybody knows there is
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i ask him what he thinks when he sees protests in other american cities. >> people aren't just protesting for nothing. if people think there are injustices, if people think there are no changes from the civil rights movement to now and the color of your skin, that your life has no value because of that and you see no change, then you are going to protest. >> reporter: he is proud of this city's record during public protests. >> there was nng nothing stolen. and nothing broken in boston. >> reporter: are there two bostons? a white boston and a minority boston? >> absolutely. are we working and moving forward? yeah. >> reporter: are you ever con flicked... conflicted and caught between being a black man and a police officer? >> that is an excellent question. the con olympics the... the con olympics the, if there was one, would be if there is no
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how could i work for a department like that if i see no improvement? >> reporter: he wants the public to improve, too. >> what about police officers and how we feel? f we say black lives matter. and we say this life matters. and that life matters. i agree. but what if you pay the ultimate sacrifice and you are killed in the line of duty? does your lifer matter? >> reporter: the superintendent talks the talk and walks the walk. he is taking back b one step at a time. in mattapan, andy hiller, 7 news. >> nancy: coming up, a massive lockdown apt a hospital now lifted. police in denver still trying to find a man carrying a gun.
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leaving a local woman on hold. sheep needed a new phone when her old one broke. >> kris: she did some homework on-line. found a great deal. then it went downhill from there. until she called solve it 7. your smartphone, it is hards to live without. >> i travel a lot for work. my e-mail is on my phone. it is really important to me.
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iphone stopped working in may, she wanted to act fast. samantha found the bargain she was looking for on gamestop's web site. >> the iphones are a little cheaper than retail. >> kris: she ordered the iphone, making sure it was verizon-compatible. she even paid extra for overnight shipping. the total? nearly $500. >> i received phone. of course, it was an upgrade for me. i had an old phone. i went to put in the similar card. it kept saying this is a verizon chip. it is not reading. i >> kris: samantha took the phone to a verizon store but says the associate told her the phone would only work on the sprint network. she called sprint but says they couldn't help either. she reached out to gamestop. >> look, i tried every option. and now i'm out of luck. i need a new phone. >> kris: samantha shipped the phone back to the company. since she paid for overnight shipping originallysa, man that figured she would have a
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calling gamestop. >> they kept making sure that... oh, it is copping. it is in the mail. already in the mail. i'm like, okay. look out for it at home, guys. be on the lookout. nope, no phone. >> kris: her cell phone fiasco continued. after a month of back-and-forth and still no phone, samantha realized she needed help. >> i literally was at a loss. i didn't know what else to do. >> kris: we reached out to corporate communications to samantha's wireless woes. the company representative said they had identified the error in processing samantha's order and that the phone she originally ordered was on its way. >> they reached out to me. they apologized. they ensured me i was going to get my phone and it was going to be right. >> kris: a few days later, the package arrived. this time the phone worked. >> i put in the similar card. it said verizon at the top.
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>> kris: gamestop refunded samantha the extra shipping cost that she paid. and told us "our first priority is that our customers have a positive shopping experience. whether in stores or on-line." >> thank you, solve it 7. thank you, kris. i got my phone back. i got a phone. i got some money back. >> kris: that is what we like to see. dialing up solutions can be tough sometimes. don't get hung up on those frustrations. give us a call. if you prefer, send us an e-mail to solve it 7. at whdh.com. >> nancy: i love when you solve problems. i love the puns at the very end. don't get "hung up." >> kris: imagine life without your cell phone? >> nancy: that is what i was thinking. it is your glue these days. one sports g.m. donning a disguise. the manager of the chicago
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bleachers. i don't know about that mustache, rob. >> reporter: felt like late-october temperatures early on this morning. nice warm-up on the way today. getting a little bit warmer before it gets cooler. got some rain headed our way, too. that is all coming up in the
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>> nancy: a saugus pair sentenced in connection with a snapchat assault.
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>> kris: the man at the center of a five-hour-long standoff appears in court. >> nancy: a scholarship with a focus on social justice. the emerson students are passionate about making a change in their communities. >> this is 7 news today in new england. >> kris: thank you so much for joining us this morning for 7 news today in new england. i'm kris anderson. >> >> nancy: i'm nancy chen. i always love this time of year. you can feel a hint of fall in the air. part of fall? >> nancy: you know, the very first day you bring out the cozy sweater. then that feels like fall. then you want to enjoy all these summer-like days that we have had here and there, rob. before the snow hits. i'm always thinking, like, two steps ahead. >> reporter: yeah. we got some flakes of snow last year in october. that is not too far away. almost felt like winter wasn't too far away in spots this morning. temperatures inside 128, have consistently been in the 50's all morning long.
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norwood. outside of 128. those numbers are now catching up. just about everyone in the 50's now. eventually, in the 70's this afternoon. almost as pretty as yesterday. satellite showing mainly some high thin clouds. kind of streaming across the skies from time to time. skies won't be as crystal clear blue as yesterday. call it filtered sunshine. still overall, a really pleasant day. with highs in the mid-70's. clouds completely take over tonight. that will keep temperatures a lot warmer. no 40's whatsoever tonight. in fact, boston area pbl the overnight hours. then tomorrow, maybe a shower, maybe a thunderstorm. better chance of that on monday. we will talk more about how much rain we are going to get coming up in a few minutes. >> nancy: a disturbing crime puts two people behind bars. they are accused of sexually assailing a teen and taking videos on snapchat. >> kris: these two facing four to five years in prison. steve cooper with more from the sentencing. >> this was a targeted,
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>> reporter: prosecutors looking for up to 7 years behind bars for a 21-year-old and 20-year-old. the two were found guilty back in july of sexually assaulting a then 16-year-old girl on this couch behind a saugus middle school in 2014. >> to have had her so badly misused, violated, and disrespected is really deeply troubling. report t case quickly became known as the sna posted videos of the assault on the social media site. a friend of the victim saw the disturbing images and screen-saved the shot as evidence. her parents notified police. >> i do believe that a state prison sentence is a appropriate. >> reporter: prosecutors say never did the defendants express any remorse. the defense attorneys told the judge their clients were sorry. >> he did not feel comfortable making these representations himself. in his words, he thought that
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four to five years in prison, then three years of probation, leaving court, one father didn't have much to stay. >> thank you. . >> she is very sorry. i don't think she realizes how she got here either. >> reporter: steve cooper, 7 news today in new england. >> reporter: suspect called to court after this intense standoff came to a dramat threatening blow up a gas station. jonathan hall has more. the man who caused a major disruption at a rehoboth convenience store headed to a state hospital for a mental health evaluation. a doctor spoke to the defendant, 38-year-old benjamin kimball and quotes kimball as saying he has had thoughts of harming himself over the years and had mental health treatment since his teen years. >> after listening to the
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evaluation. the judge made a decision without my objection to have him be evaluated longer at bridgewater state hospital. >> reporter: kimball faces ten charges, including four felonies after police tactical units took him down, using non-lethal force following a five-hour standoff. police say after buying a lighter and borrowing a phone at a route 44 cumberland farms, he dialed 911 and hung up. in this police report, the manager of the cumberland farms writes she went tt told her "i have a gun. i will shoot you in the head." kimball swore at an officer responding to the call, saying "get the expletive out of here. i will blow this place up." st. >> he was observed by an officer attempting to use the lighter to light a gas nozzle at one of the gas tanks.
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mental health system and the medical system is screwed up. there is no help for people that are mentally ill. >> reporter: jonathan hall, 7 news today in new england. >> nancy: in philadelphia, two police officers and four bystanders were shot overnight with the gunman now killed. police say an officer was in her patrol car. she was being fired at. and when other officers heard those shots, they ran after the man. that man then fired into a nearby bar and grabbed w when officers approached. then after firing into a random car, it is gunman ran into an alley where officers started shooting at him. >> he just... he didn't say anything. i asked the sergeant. he said no words. you didn't hear anything. she did hear about 15 shots or so. that is consistent with the scene where we believe she was
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police in denver searching for a man reportedly carrying a gun near a hospital complex. police got a call yesterday that the man was seen walking around the campus with a rifle. there were also reports of gunfire. the hospital was on lockdown. it was lifted once officers conducted a room by room search. no injuries were reported. >> kris: a florida jury says s shooting at george zimmerman is guilty of attempted second-degree murder. in 2015, zimmermann and matthew anerman got into an argument in their cars. anerman shots at zimmerman. well, zika cases continue to rise. the risk zone in miami has tripled in size. florida's governor announced
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the virus were reported in the extended area. all of those cases are non-travel-related. which means in miami beach, there are now 5 known cases. and in the state of florida, the number soars to 93 cases. >> nancy: two men in cincinnati fake a drive-by shooting putting themselves and others in real danger. >> reporter: they point what looks like a real gun out fire into a crowd of people as they drive down the street. police say they can't tell from this video whether gun is real or fake. but they say it's caused a panic in the community. >> it could have turned out extremely bad. could have been tragic. if a police officer saw someone rolling down, hearing the noise, thinking it is an actual gun, seeing the gun out the window, it would have
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>> nancy: the video has been released to the public. police hope someone will recognize suspects. >> kris: a special tribute at emerson college. the 7 news owner giving out scholarships now in the name of an emerson alumni who fought for civil rights. >> nancy: it is a legacy he hopes to pass on to a new generation. north an emerson college conference room, high above boston common, the memory of a towering figure in the fight for civil rights is kept confrontation. we need compromise. >> reporter: the voice of the antidefamation league of south florida for years. and an emerson grad. class of 1960. when he passed away last november at the age of 77, whdh owner ed anson chose to create a scholarship for students in financial need in the name of his longtime friend. >> he was renowned in south florida.
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>> 00's and 70's for exposing hate groups. ku klux klan. >> we believe that civic engagement is key. we want... you know, we want our students to be great citizens. this scholarship allows us to move forward. >> reporter: anson has given to emerson before. including a million dollars toward thised bying that bears his name and anson got to share time with the students receiving both scholarships. >> i'm really honored and humbled to have the scholarship in memory of such a distinguished alumni. because it shows that, like, emerson sees potential in you to get to that point. to be such a prominent figure in journalism. >> there is definitely room for more heart in journalism today. it is something that he saw. >> reporter: somewhere in
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>> as i said, times have changed. but his dedication and passion for what he was doing, absolutely. >> reporter: art starpted in radio but then worked for the antidefamation league for more than four decades. in new york, nebraska, and miami. it was more than just a job. it was a calling, friends say. dan hausle, 7 news today in new england. >> they will have our jobs one day. the sox hold their own against the yankees. doing really well over at fenway. will they be able to keep up the momentum in the four-game series?
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>> reporter: sox looking good against yankees the last couple of nights. the weather looking good this afternoon. no problems there. tomorrow's game, a little bit more iffy. concerned. spotty showers in the forecast tomorrow evening. very, very hit or miss. my bet is that they get the game. in it wouldn't surprise me if there is a brief rain delay here or there at some point tomorrow evening. same idea for the pats. notice tomorrow morning, the weather is a lot milder. warmer than it has been the last couple of mornings. very comfortable out there leading up to the game. it starts to become a little bit on the humid side as the game rolls on. later in the afternoon, you
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miss shower. if you are looking for a beach day, no problem there today. mostly sunny skies. high thin clouds filtering the sunshine from time to time. u.v. index still on the high side. temperatures very comfortable. a little bit warmer on the coastline today than the last couple of days. high tide coming up right around lunchtime. 58, currently in boston. 48 in norwood. was as cold as 40 at within point this morning. some cool spots out there. but eventually, we get up to mid-70's this afternoon. we will keep an eye on this as we head through couple of days. the dew points, the temperatures tell you how hot it is. the dew points tell you how humid it is. very dril air. comfortable stuff. to our south and west here, we have a lot of 6's get down towards d.c. and cincinnati. a lot of moisture will be heading up into this direction. you notice the humidity a little bit tomorrow. even more so as we head into monday. temperatures will be comfortable. might feel a touch muggy
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decent bout of showers and thunderstorms. looks more likely that front will pick up what's left of tropical depression julia. julia now about 300 miles southeast of charleston, south carolina. completely falling apart. it is nothing to worry about. some moisture might get picked up into that cold front and kind of shoveled in this direction. which increase it is chances we will get some rain. we will get a decent amount of rain. nothing today. some parts of northwestern massachusetts could see rain as early as tomorrow morning. wait until the afternoon. again, tomorrow it is hit or miss. that rain becomes more widespread as we head into monday. our computer models are indicating we could get half an inch, maybe up to an inch in some spots of rain on monday. enough to actually put a little dent in our current drought situation. sunny and warm and dry on tuesday. still dry on wednesday. in fact, monday, really our only good chance of rain this whole week.
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equinox. enjoy. >> kris: do they have fall equinox parties? >> nancy: they have moon parties in china. it is a good time to celebrate no matter what you are doing. what do you celebrate with? pumpkin spice lattes? (laughter) >> kris: tom brady is making sure to stay on top of his game. >> nancy: a boston bird with some fame. meet the woman who instantly connected with the featherless lovebird.
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>> reporter: good saturday morning to you. the red sox-yankees rivalry taking on a new look. the red sox all about the present. 19 games over 500. on top of the american league east. looking to bury the yanks' play-off chances. picking it up. -0 in the fourth. hanley ramirez. solo shot. pretty much to the same spot
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ten home runs in the last 19 games. then on the first pitch in the 7th. jackie bradley, jr. jacking up four. 25th on the year. sox roll 7-4. yankees now six games back in the east. down in foxboro, two weeks into the season. tom brady is not the most talked-about man. brady's status taking a back seat to high-profile injury talk. rob gronkowski still very much a question mark. hightower listed as doubtful for sunday. the dolphins are not a team to be overlooked. >> great balance. they have a good group of backs. a good offensive line. obviously, a couple of weapons we have to worry about. their balance is impressive. led by a quarterback who is equally balanced. in everything he can do. running the football, throwing the football. they are capable of hurting
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last night. that is it spr force v. a great day. enjoy the weekend. >> nancy: this is fantastic. a case of incognito for the chicago cubs fans yesterday. >> kris: a face they thought looked familiar in the front row there. it was the cubs g.m. theo epstein. the architect of the red sox world series put on a fake mustache. >> nancy: is that a real fake mustache that he put on or did he take construction paper and stick it on his face? >> kris: not a good look. >> nancy: the pats will be going for win number two on sunday. tom brady will be reuniting with an old pal, wes welker. brady invited his former favorite target to play some catch sunday morning. to you know, keep him fresh. welker made the pro bowl five times with the pats. >> kris: he still has it. zinging them to wes.
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from being adorable. a cute little birdie. now ria is founding newfound fame on-line. brandon gunnoe has the story. >> reporter: meet ria, the tentherless lovebird. she may be naked but when she needed a new home, one woman had to have her. >> i had to have her. i told them, hey, i need her. >> reporter: ria has a disease. it can be fatal. there is no medication and no cure. it is very contagious for other birds. but her owner fell in love with her. and it seems to be mutual. even if it wasn't at first. >> she didn't let me touch her at all. at all. but after, like, two weeks now, i can actually grab her and touch her. pet her. she cuddles with me. so she likes me very much now. >> reporter: and the world loves ria, too. in six weeks, ria has more than 74,000 followers on instagram. >> people were telling me she was disgusting and it was weird.
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i'm using this hash tag fbs, naked and beautiful." and different is beautiful, too. so people go along with that. >> reporter: the naked birdie has to have blood work once a year. the little lovebird is full of personality. >> she runs around all day long. she loves going up and down the stairs. hates the cage. loves being on people's shoulders. she is very loud. >> reporter: brandon gunnoe, 7 >> nancy: by the way, 76.6,000 followers. >> kris: more than we have, right? >> nancy: featherless lovebird. she sings a different tune. >> kris: cute, cute. good one there. >> nancy: much more ahead. officers in boston walking for peace. we sit down with the city's police chief and hear what he is doing to try to end violence. >> kris: also ahead, some scary moments for this woburn student after he was left all alone on the school bus.
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>> kris: patriots still waiting to see if gronk will be a go in the home opener against the miami dolphins. >> nancy: keeping our fingers crossed on that one. >> kris: we will have all of those stories and so much more straight ahead. first up, we want to get over to rob with a check of the weekend forecast. off to a great start today, rob. >> reporter: yes. saturday's forecast is one you are going to want to hear. almost as pretty as it was yesterday. had a lot of 40's on the map this morning. now just about everyone up into the 6's. radar all quiet. not picking up on a drop of rain. not expecting it today. but skies aren't exactly crystal clear. if you notice, we have some high-thin clouds streaming across the sky earlier. another batch in new york. it will be headed this way. again, not enough to block the sun. but enough to kind of filter the sunshine. in other words, skies won't be quite as crystal clear blue today as they were yesterday. but we are really splitting hairs. overall, stale very pleasant day with.
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tonight. the clouds actually help make it warmer during the overnight hours. tonight no, 40's in the forecast. many of us won't drop below the 60's. tomorrow, a spotty shower. maybe even a thunderstorm in the forecast. which is good news. we do need the rain. it looks more likely we will get a decent amount. we will talk more about that coming up in a few minutes. >> nancy: a teenager killed after he was hit by a commuter rail train. the teen was trespassingn station when he was hit by a worcester train line. it happened just before 9:00 last night. witnesses say there is a hole in a nearby fence. so it's common to see people cutting across the tracks there. police do not suspect foul play. also on 7 now: police investigating an alarming attack. it happened in easton. a woman says she was out walking her dog when she was assaulted. >> nancy: we have more now from easton.
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condominiums shocked and concerned after hs hearing a woman was attacked while walking her dog. >> it is pretty crazy that something like that could happen around here. >> scary. it is not something you would think about in a quiet neighborhood. report t woman told officers she was walking on foundry street around 6:00 a.m. thursday. a man came up behind her and kicked her. she told police she lost consciousness briefly but that she may have been also sexually assaulted. the woman was able to get away, getting help at a nearby business. hospital. >> and i'm out at that time, yes. i have never seen anything or heart anything like that before. >> reporter: officers were back in the neighborhood on friday patrolling the area. police say the woman was unable to give a suspect description. >> she seems pretty upset about it. she normally walks out by herself every day.
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to double-check over my back. >> reporter: to the race for the white house now. donald trump speaking at a rally in miami. and sparking some more controversy. after making questionable comments about hillary clinton's secret service protection. now, all of this comes on the heels of the republican candidate trying to put another controversy behind him. in miami, donald trump told supporters that if hillary clinton wants to get d disarming her secret service detail. >> take their guns away! she doesn't want guns. take their... let's see what happens to her. i'm running to be a president for all americans. >> reporter: a list to which he suddenly added a new name. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. >> reporter: abruptly reer having his take after five years of questioning the president's birth place.
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falsely claiming hillary clinton started the birther movement back in 2008. taping a segment for monday's tonight show, clinton and jimmy fallon laughed off her bout with pneumonia but also discussed the serious side of campaigning. >> but it is a constant balancing act. you know, how do you kind of keep the energy and the positive spirit while taking seriously what you need to. >> reporter: challenge for both candidates as the race for the white house tightens. this weekend, donald trump heads to texas and colorado while hillary clinton will be in washington, joining president obama at an awards dijer for the congressional black caucus foundation. the lineup is set also by the way, for the first presidential debate. it's been announced with none of the third party candidates qualifying to participate. neither libertarian candidate gary johnson nor the green party's jill stein reached the polling threshhold to take part. that means only hillary clinton and donald trump are
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>> nancy: a federal judge has denied a motion to release information on how much taxpayer money has been spent defending boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. the defense costs will not be made public until the appeal is decided now. tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last summer for his role in the 2013 bombings. police in bridgewater now saying an apparent attack on a female student there was made up. bridgew s yesterday after a student said a man in a ski mask tried to put a bag over her head. and then take her clothes off. the officers say she recanted the story when police questioned her. so far, no charges have been filed. on just one station, a woburn boy left alone on a school bus. this happened after eight-year-old lucas fell asleep while riding the bus to school on the second day of class. a bus driver and the bus monitors missed him sleeping in the back.
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then drove him back to school. the boy's father didn't find out about this until later that afternoon. he says he was worried because lucas has special needs. >> we saw the tears in his eyes. we saw the emotion in his face. and as a parent, you know, i crumbled. >> nancy: a week later, he still can't get to the bottom of what happened. 7 news also repeatedly reached out to both the bus company and the school >> kris: the m.b.t.a. is working with the perkins school for the blind and disability to launch a new program now. the ride pilot program will save customers money and allow them to order cars through their smartphones. governor charlie baker spoke about the new program on friday. >> the "t" has done a terrific job of developing new metrics.
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describe as a culture of accountability and customer service to help move it into the 21st century. >> kris: the new program will offer wheelchair-accessible cars for its customers. >> nancy: ahead on today in new england, panic in a cincinnati neighborhood. police looking for two men after they faked a drive-by shooting. >> reporter: talking about how dry it has been this year. might be worse than you think. we do have a decent amount of rain headed our way. we will show you how much >> kris: the patriots dealing with injury concerns again. as they prepare for the home
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>> kris: all right. a live look outside. just after 9:00. soak in the sunshine. it is absolutely beautiful out there. >> nancy: today is the pick day of the weekend. we might have somsh it is sorely needed at this point, rob. >> reporter: much-needed rain. if you can't get out and enjoy today. i wouldn't worry too much about tomorrow. the bulk of it is going to hold off until monday. looks like it might be enough rain to maybe put a little dent in the drought situation. we have been talking about how dry this year has been. the problem is it's not just this year. last year was really dry, too. got a lot of snow last year. there is not a lot of moisture in the snow. that doesn't really help.
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normal. really only once in the last five years have we got abnormal amount of rainfall. this is a multi-year drought. no surprise. when the latest drought monitor was issued on thursday. the area of extreme drought expanded across even more parts of southern new england. reliever coming from two directions here. we have a cold front approaching from the west. and already there is a decent amount of rain. amount of moisture ahead of the front. you see the line of showers going through the great lakes to louisiana. but we also have tropical depression julia. julia falling apart. about charleston, south carolina. no worries there. no worries about winds or anything like that. but it looks like some of the remnant moisture will get kind of sucked up into that front. and pushed in this general direction. with help from tropical moisture from julia, the front has a better shot at giving us a little bit of rain. again, tomorrow. but mainly into monday. today, no worries whatsoever. bone dry through the day. may not be as crystal clear as it was yesterday.
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the rain could begin as early as tomorrow morning for parts of northwestern massachusetts and southern vermont. most of us going to have to wait until later in the day. if you are going to church services tomorrow morning, if you are inside 495, i wouldn't worry about it. west of 495, maybe a shower. a little better chance of rain in the boston area. as we get into the afternoon hours. still, this will be really, really hit or miss. the green areas indicate areas likely to see rain. again, very spotty tomorrow. if you are going to the pats game, going to the sox game, be prepared i think you will be okay. best chance of rain coming on monday. southwesterly winds helping to pull up some of the tropical moisture from julia. widespread rain as we head into monday. how much are we talking about? a good question. again, not much tomorrow. if you ask our computer models. we get anywhere from nothing to maybe a tenth of an inch. again, very hit or miss through the day tomorrow. but monday is when we are looking at a good soaking. anywhere from half an inch to some areas, many areas getting up over an inch of rain
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again, a good amount to put a dent in the drought. right now, at 63 in boston. lots of 60's on the map. we will be in the 70's here in a couple of hours. a little bit on the muggy side tomorrow. more on the humid side on monday. warm and sunny and bone dry on tuesday. thursday, by the way, the first day of fall. the fall equinox. >> nancy: the pats dealing with some injuries. they still can't way whether or not rob gronkowskil the pats tight end is listed as questionable with his hamstring continuing to be on the mend. trey daerr breaks down the sunday match-up with the dolphins. >> any time you get to play around your own fans, it is truly an excitement for you instead of against you. you know, it's a fun feeling. >> reporter: coming off the improbable win in arizona against the defending nfc west champs, the patriots are hoping to carry the momentum over to sunday's home opener against the dolphins.
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the field on sunday. >> the coaching staffer does a good job of keeping us level-headed. never too high, never too low kind of thing. it is on to the next week. a long season. you have to keep moving on. >> reporter: it is looking more and more likely the patriots will be moving on without rob gronkowski for a second straight week. the all pro tight end officially liversed as questionable for the team's first division game of 2016. >> they are important. they count more in the standings. you know, i mean, at the end of the year, you they are important ones. so you know, we are not taking this game lightly at all. it is a great team. we have to perform. >> reporter: for martellus bennett, sunday's game takes on a whole different mean fall winning is contagious. losing is contagious. you start losing. next thing you know, you lose your car. you lose your house. you lose your family. you lose your job. i want my daughter to grow up to be a winner. i'm trying to win as much as
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>> nancy: that is fantastic. i love his reasoning on that. the pats will be going for win number two on sunday. tom brady won't be there. he will be reuniting with an old pal. wes welker. brady invite his former favorite target to play some catch sunday morning to keep him fresh. welker made the pro bowl five times with the pats. turns out apparently, welker invited brady to dinner: instead, brady is like, yeah, let's throw around a ball, actually. >> kris: it is a little different playing catch with brady. it is not like playing with your son in the backyard. coming up on 7 news, serious concern in south florida where the zika concerns are growing. more cases have been found which means original zika zones are now three times bigger. >> nancy: a local woman thought she found a great deal on a phone. then things started to go
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>> nancy: a local woman needed a few phone and fast. afl her old one broke. >> kris: yeah. you know life without your cell phone can be tough. right? she did some homework on-line. found what she thought was a great deal. it went downhill from there.
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your smartphone is hard to live without. >> i travel a lot for work. my e-mail is on my phone. it is really important to me. >> kris: when her iphone stopped working back in may, she wanted to act fast. >> i went on-line to get a refurbished phone. i have done it before. the iphones are a little bit cheaper than you would pay for retail price. >> kris: she ordered the refurbished iphon verizon-compatible. she paid extra for overnight shipping: the total? nearly $500. >> i received the phone. of course, i was excited. it was an upgrade for me. i had an old phone. i went to put in my similar card. it kept saying this is a verizon chip, it is not reading. this is a sprint phone. >> kris: samantha took phone and her connection concerns to a verizon store. an associate told her the phone would only work on the sprint network. she called sprint but says
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>> look, i tried every option. now i'm at a loss. i need you to send me a new phone. >> kris: since she paid for overnight shipping originally, she figured she would have a new phone the next day. she didn't. and says she spent the next few weeks calling gamestop. >> they kept making sure that it is coming. it's in the mail. already in the mail. i'm like, okay. look out for it at home, guys. everyone, be on the lookout. nope, no phone. >> kris: her continued. after a month of back and forth and still no phone, samantha realized she needed help. >> i literally was at a loss. i didn't know what else to do. that is when i went to you guys. >> kris: we reached out to gamestop's corporate communications office to see if we could solve samantha's wireless woes. the company rep representative haddidified the error in processing the order and that the phone she originally ordered was on its way. >> they reached out to me.
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they ensured me i was going to get my phone. and it was going to be right. >> kris: a few days later, the package samantha had been waiting for arrived. and this time, the phone worked. >> i put in the similar card. and it said verizon at the top. i was like, oh, my gosh. finally. >> kris: gamestop refunded samantha the extra shipping costs that she paid. >> thank you, solve it 7. thank you, kris. you guys are awesome. i got my phone back. i got a phone. also got some money back. >> kris: dialing up a solution can be tough sometimes. don't get hung up on your frustrations. give us a call instead. 617-367-7777. send us an e-mail if you prefer. to solve it 7 at whdh.com. >> nancy: i can't imagine life at all whatsoever without a phone. the second you wake up, it's there.
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>> kris: i got my first cell phone in college. >> nancy: all right. ahead on today in new england, fast thief caught on camera breaking into a ymca through the ceiling. why what he took off with didn't actually amount to anything. >> kris: yeah. that is an interesting one. coming up, making a difference for college students right here in boston.
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>> kris: dan hausle shows us this morning, it is a legacy that mr. anson hopes to pass on to a new generation. in an emerson college conference room, high above boston common, the for civil rights is kept alive. >> what we need here is not confrontation. we need compromise. >> reporter: art teitelbaum was the voice of the antidefamation league of south florida for years and an emerson grad. when teitelbaum passed away last november at the age of 77, the whdh owner chose to create a scholarship for emerson journalism students with financial need in the name of
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florida. particularly, back in the 60's and 70's. for exposing hate groups, ku klux klan. >> reporter: the emerson college president praiseed the gift as a great way to support students who have a social conscience. >> we believe that civic engagement is key. we want our students to be great citizens. so this scholarship allows us to move forward. >> reporter: anson, a worcester native, has given to emerson before. including a bears his name. and a quarter million dollars to establish the anson diversity scholarship. anson got to share time with the students receiving both scholarships. >> i'm honored and humbled to have the scholarship in memory of such a distinguished alumni. it shows that emerson sees potential in you to get to that point. to be such a prominent figure in journalism. >> there is room for more heart in journalism today. i think. and it is something that
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>> reporter: somewhere in here, a future art teitelbaum? >> as i said, times have changed. there are certainly future teitelbaums. dedication and passion for what he was doing. absolutely. >> nancy: that is fantastic there. i love that they are making sure that his legacy is not forgotten. >> kris: the future of our profession there. some youngsters with talent. well-deserved. take a different approach to forging better relationships with the people they serve. roth great day to get out and walk at least for part of the weekend. we will talk about your
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>> nancy: several people shot, the suspect killed. >> kris: the red sox remaining red-hot on the field. they made it two in a row over the yankees at fenway park. >> nancy: welcome back. just after 9:30 on this saturday morning. i'm nancy chen. >> kris: i'm kris anderson. first up, it is the weekend. we need to get over to rob with a check of the forecast. love when we start the day with sunsh >> reporter: sunshine and 60's. not a bad way to start. actually, we saw a lot of 40's on the map only a couple of hours ago. temperatures rebound nicely. we will eventually get up into the 70's this afternoon. almost a 30-degree warm-up from the morning to the afternoon. so excited about it, i'm getting choked up. nothing on the radar. not expecting anything on the radar. but skies won't be crystal clear. we do have a few kind of high-thin clouds streaming across the sky. had a few of those earlier. got another batch on the way. in won't be as crystal clear
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we will call it filtered sunshine with those high thin clouds around. mid-70's. overall, another pleasant beautiful day: but the clouds do take over as we head into the overnight hours. we start to see spotty showers. maybe an isolated thunderstorm tomorrow. you will also notice a touch of humidity in the air tomorrow as temperatures climb a degree or two. the 7-day forecast shows one decent chance of rain. we will talk about that coming up in a few minutes. >> nancy: 21-year-old rashad deihim and kailyn bonia facing four to five years in prison and three years of probation. therm found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl behind a saugus middle school while a friend recorded and sent this video out on snapchat. prosecutors call it a vicious crime.
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violated, and disrespected, it is really deeply troubling. >> nancy: both must register as sex offenders when they get out of prison. >> kris: a suspect called to court after a tense standoff happened here. this led to a dramatic end. police say he was threatening to blow up a gas station. jonathan hall now with more on what we have learned about that suspect. >> reporter: the man who caused a major disruption at a convenience store iea health evaluation. a doctor spoke to the defendant, 38-year-old benjamin kimball and quotes kimball as saying he has had thoughts of harming himself over the years and had mental health treatment since his teen years. >> after listening to the doctor, the doctor does the evaluation. and the judge made a decision without my objection to have him be evaluated longer at bridgewater state hospital. >> reporter: kimball faces ten
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units took him down using non-lethal force after a standoff. police say after buying a lighter and borrowing a phone at a cumberland farms, he dialed 911 and hung up. in this police report, the manager of the cumberland farms writes she went to get the store's phone. kimball told her "i have a gun. ly shoot you in the head." and police say kimball score at an officer responding to the 911 call saying "get the expletive out of here. i will blow this place up." >> he attempted to light a gaz nozzle for one of the gas tanks at the cumberland farms. >> reporter: a mix of friends and family came to court to support kimball. one held up a sign saying "we love you." >> most likely, he did this to make people aware that the mental health system and the medical system is screwed up. there is no help for people that are mentally ill. >> reporter: jonathan hall, 7
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story out of philadelphia. two police officers and three bystanders wounded in afteran overnight shooter. the shooter and one victim are dead. an officer was ambushed by a sheert late last night. when other officers heard the shots, they ran after the suspect. that man fired into a nearby bar, shooting a bodyguard and bystander. then after firing into a car that happened to be going by, the gunman ran into an alley where officers shot and killed him. he didn't say anything. i asked the sergeant. he said no words. he didn't hear anything. she did hear about 15 shots or so. that is consistent with the scene where we believe she was struck at least eight times. >> nancy: both officers are in stable condition. one of the victims remains in critical condition. another one, as we said earlier, is now dead.
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george zimmer man is guilty of attempted second-degree murder. in 2014, two men got into an argument in their cars. anerman claims he was self-defense. because zimmerman pointed a gun at him. zimmerman is the man who shot and killed an unarmed teenager in 2012 and was later acquitted of those charges. zika cases continue to rise in south florida with the risk zone in miami tripling in size. florida's governor announcing friday of the virus were reported in the extended area. all of those cases are non-travel-related. in miami beach, there are now 5 known cases. and in the state of florida, the cases have grown to 93. >> nancy: two men in cincinnati fake a drive-by shooting. putting themselves and others in real danger. the video shows them laughing as they point what looks like a real gun out the window,
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as they drive down the street, police say they can't tell from this video whether the gun is real or fake. they say it caused a panic in the community. >> it could have turned out extremely bad. it could have been tragic. if a police officer hadn't been in the vicinity doing his duty and seeing someone rolling down, hearing the noise, thinking it is an actual gun, seeing the gun out the window, it would have been a problem. >> nancy: police found this on social media and will recognize the suspects. california police, interesting story here. they are looking for a thief they say broke into a ymca through the ceiling. take a look at this video. you can see it here. he fell through the ceiling. he broke into a cash register. he ran away. it turns out the cash register and the money inside, they are not real. they are toys: the ymca's child development center, that cash register, and the fake money inside were eventually
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carries a gun is a bad person. not everyone that does a crime is a bad person. >> kris: step by step, boston's police superintendent is pushing for peace and unity in the city. he spoke to 7 news political eld or the andy hiller about raising tensions with police all across the country. >> nancy: he was candid about the difficult road ahead but also proud of the progress in boston. >> how are you? >> i'm not done. >> reporter: you are looking at boston police working on one of the meanest streets in the city. blue hill avenue is a major thoroughfare in area b. boston's most dangerous neighborhood. last year, there were more murders, rapes, and robberies in area b than in any other section of the city. to fight crime, police and community leaders meet once a week at the district b-3 station for a peace walk. led by the superintendent and
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>> i believe the engaging in the community. i walk and talk all the time. >> reporter: he has been on the department for 0 years. he is the city's first black chief. >> you learn that we have concerns about the same issues. family, safety, well-being of the community. and instead of looking like a clint eastwood and macho cop, it is like, hey, this person is human. >> reporter: his challenge is to change how people see police. >> what i learned is not everyone that carries a gun is not everyone that does a crime is a bad person. but as police officers, our job transcends just locking people up. we have to know why they did what they did. >> reporter: don't think he is soft on crime. >> you are not soft if you have empathy, care, and respect for people. as a matter of fact, that's... you are stronger. >> reporter: and he is strong enough to admit what many officials won't. >> everybody knows there is
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we acknowledge that. >> reporter: at boston police headquarters, in his office filled with reminders of the struggle for civil rights, i asked gross what he thinks when he see it is anti-police protests in other american cities. >> people aren't just protesting for nothing. if people think there are injustices, if people think there is no changes from the civil rights movement to now and that the color of your skin, that your life has no value because of that, and you see no change, going to protest. >> reporter: he is proud of this city's record during public protests. >> there was nothing burning: nothing stolen. and nothing broken in boston. >> reporter: are there two bostons? a white boston and a minority boston? >> absolutely. but are we working and moving forward? yeah. >> reporter: are you ever conflicted and caught between being a black man and a police officer? >> that is an excellent
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if there was a conflict, would be if there is no marked improvement since i came on the department until now. because how could i work for the department like that if i see no improvement? >> reporter: and gross wants the public to improve, too. >> what about police officers and how we feel? we say black lives matter. this life matters and that life matters. i agree. what if you pay the ultimate sacrifice and you are killed in the line of duty.do >> reporter: the superintendent talks the talk and walks the walk. he is taking back boston streets. one step at a time. in mattapan, i'm andy hiller, 7 news. >> nancy: such a stark contrast from what you have seen all across the country. it was really nice when he walked in. going in to say hello. >> kris: that is neat to see. that is kind of guy he is.
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look at this, crews helping out after a dolphin gets stranded off of the herring river. >> reporter: red sox looking good against the yanks. so will the weather. at least for now.
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>> nancy: welcome back. 9:45 on this saturday morning. taking a live look outside. seems like things have warmed up quite a bit. compared to... >> kris: do you have plans? >> nancy: i don't know. i might take a nap. (laughter) >> kris: sleeping through the sunshine is no fun. >> nancy: with my blackout curtains and my ear buds. >> reporter: maybe we can get her to buy us looking fantastic. a good run going against the yanks. weather looks great this afternoon. 74. very pleasant. tomorrow, that would be the day to take a nap, nancy. tomorrow not looking quite as pretty. still only talking very, very hilt or his showers. i think they will get the game in tomorrow evening. it wouldn't surprise me if there is a brief rain delay today. no worries whatsoever. same idea for the pats game. milder tomorrow morning than it has been the last couple of mornings. then you will notice a little bit of humidity as the game
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game, a very hit or miss shower. beach today looking good. no problems there. mostly sunny skies. a few high thin clouds occasionally filtering the sunshine. mid-70's. warmer at the coastline today. very comfortable temperature-wise. high tide coming up around noon. in the tropics, there is almost always something to talk about in september. got three things going on. a tropical wave. coming off the coast of africa. already showing some promise. hitting the ground running: that tropical storm karl. and tropical depression julia. karl could become a hurricane, actually, in four or five days time. and about that time, it would be getting close to bermuda. otherwise, mostly out in the open waters of the atlantic. julia is falling apart. nearly stationary. it looks more and more likely that some of the moisture or what's left of the moisture will get pulled up into this cold front that is heading this way. in other words, you have this front coming here. it is almost like a snow plow pushing this moisture and with it, some of the moisture from julia up in this direction. so bottom line: with some of
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and has a better chance of giving us some rain. some beneficial rain sunday into monday. mainly monday. today, bone-dry. no worries there. some of us could see showers as early as tomorrow morning. mainly in northwestern massachusetts. inside 495. i think you will have to wait until the afternoon hours. even then we will be hit or miss. green areas indicate areas likely to see rain. notice, this will be spotty stuff tomorrow. southwesterly winds, not particularly strong. that southwesterly wind pump in the tropical moisture. there is a lot more of that moisture around as we head into monday. more widespread showers on monday. with some areas getting up to around an inch of rain on monday. not bad at all. meantime, got 6 in boston. 61 in fitchburg. on our way up to mid-70's. a pleasant temperature-wise wall-to-wall today. a little warmer tomorrow. a touch more humid. many so... more so on monday. bone-dry tuesday and
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thursday is the fall equinox. >> nancy: crews rush to rescue a stranded dolphin that was stuck off the herring river on friday. the crews rolled the dolphin back into the water. they rescued, in fact, 16 doll fibs from the same area on thursday. bringing them to barnstable to be released into the ocean. all those dolphins survived the rescue. thankfully no, injuries. >> kris: good to see they made it through. still ahead here on 7 news, hanley ramirez helping the red sox with two wins in a row over the rival
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and result in more funding for public education. vote yes on 2. for stronger public schools. >> kris: the red sox try to make it three in a row over the yankees. david price on the mound. last night, already up 2-0 in the fourth.
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hot lately. smacks another solo shot. the same spot as this game-winner on thursday night. this one, 433 feet to dead center. tenth home run in the past 19 games. -0, sox. jackie bradley, jr. dialing long distance. 25th home run of the season. sox win this one 7-4. yankees now six games back in the a.l. east. >> we all win with the weather this weekend. at least the first half of the
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>> nancy: fall officially around the coloneler next week. >> kris: nancy can take her nap today. >> reporter: can you talk you into holding off until tomorrow to take the nap? today is the day to get out and enjoy. high temperatures in the 7's everywhere. for some of us, 30-degree warm-up from this morning to the afternoon. looking good. won't be crystal clear. mostly sunny day. clouds come in tomorrow. might be a spotty shower. >> you want to go to the pats game, get out and enjoy the weather. i wouldn't worry too much. very hit or miss showers tomorrow. much better chance of getting wet on monday. in fact, could get an inch of rain on monday. bone dry tuesday or wednesday. there you go. the official start of fall. the fall equinox coming up on thursday. enjoy.
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celebrate than by taking a nap. my favorite hobby. that is our time for 7 news today in new england. thank you for watching. i'm nancy chen. >> kris: i'm kris anderson. don't forget, for all of the day's top stories, and weather updates, check us out on-line. see you back here again
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