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police searching for a gunman after shots ring out outside an allston night club. >> christa: and quarterback questions. the pats looking deep enter the playbook after jimmy garoppolo hurts his shoulder and leaves the game. >> this is 7news "today in new england." ism good monday morning. it's 5:00 a.m. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. a wet morning to start. grab that umbrella. we're tracking some rain. here's chris lambert. >> chris: it's cg buckets in new hampshire. jaffrey two inches of rain. a quarter inch so far in worcester. the the heaviest rain from manchester, new hampshire, back the athol right now. that stretches down close to holyoke here in western mass. this continues the slide off to the north and to the east. so you follow that trajectory. most of the span will be close to 495 and north and west. we have had some scattered showers south and west of the cape. so maybe some scattered showers there as we go through the rest of the morning.
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so we'll certainly have our fair share of scattered showers and storms, localized downpours throughout the day. temperatures upper 70s to near 80 degrees. a warm and humid start. we'll keep that humidity around as we go throughout the day. warm week ahead of us here. we break out of the rain today, and we go for 80-plus tomorrow. look like that will stick around throughout much of the work week, although we do turn it down as we get into the weekend. main threat with these storms today localized downpours. a few storms may have gust yeah winds. more on that in forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson in for danielle gersh. >> kris: good morning. the roadways wet, so take your time this morning. the expressway, traffic moving smoothly. let's go to the maps. still early. not a lot to talk about. ten minutes from the split up to the tunnel. looking good if you're south as well as 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128. no slowdowns to report. pike is clear, looking good.
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north of the city. everything looking good heading into boston. route 1 in saugus smooth sailing. most of those work crews have cleared away. you should have no problems getting into boston if you're on the roads right now. take a look at those drive times. show you what you're dealing with. 12 minutes 128 to 93, and about 11 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you. >> christa: right now we begin with breaking news out of new jersey. [explosion] an explosion as a bomb squad t that appeared to condition and the bombs near a transit station. also breaking, f.b.i. agents are now questioning five people in connection with saturday's explosion in manhattan after a traffic stop. >> sarah: right now investigators are trying to determine if these incidents are connected. jennifer eagan is here with more. >> jennifer: sarah, five people, as you mention, were in that car that was pulled over. the "new york times" is reporting an official told them those five people may be from the same family and may have been heading to the airport.
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an explosive discovery in new jersey. a backpack filled with bombs found at a transit station in elizabeth. [explosion] one of the devices exploding as a robot worked to neutralize the threat. authorities say two men found the backpack in a trash can near that train station and a pub. when they looked inside, they found wires and pipe bombs so they called police. >> if that pub was crowded and there was a lot of people maimed or killed many, many people. >> jennifer: the mayor does not know if elizabeth was the target. the person who put the bombs in the trash may have been trying to get rid of it. >> the people doing this, they have no value on human life, and it's really difficult to understand their rationale. >> jennifer: the explosion prompting authorities to suspend amtrak service in elizabeth and
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concerned that an active terrorism cell could be at work in the new york/new jersey area. authorities stopped a vehicle of interest in saturday's new york blast just before 9:00 sunday night near the verrazano bridge. right now five people are being questioned by the f.b.i. and in manhattan, surveillance video shows this same man at two new york locations, one where a bomb went off and another where a suspicious device was found. 29 people were injured in the explosion in chelsea saturday night. a bomb set off b >> ran outside and saw glass, people screaming and chaos outside. >> jennifer: authorities found another device that appeared to be a pressure cooker with wiring and a cell phone taped to the side. >> a bomb exploding in new york is obviously an act of terrorism, but it is noted to international terrorism. in other words, we find no isis connection, et cetera. >> jennifer: a few hours before that, another explosion
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mentioned a moment ago, no international terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the incidents in new york and new jersey. there is an increased police presence across new york city today, including additional state troopers and members of the national guard. these threats come as world leaders are arriving there for the united nations general assembly. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: the bombing in new york city bringing back memories of the boston marathon bombing. experts say there are some similarities. victoria warren continues our team coverage now. vicki? >> victoria: you can't help but think about what happened here at the finish line. this morning top investigators from the boston marathon bombing are weighing in. on new york city streets, an explosion. then a second device found made from wires and a pressure cooker. >> it's all very familiar. >> victoria: the similarities hauntingly reminiscent of the
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2015. >> you have improvised explosives. the discussion seems to be about pressure cookers. it brings back a lot of vivid memories of the boston marathon. >> i can tell you they're doing the same things we did following the marathon. they're looking at all the evidence. >> victoria: the former head of the state police and the former boston police commissioner say new york city investigators have a monumental task ahead of them and a massive crime scene, especially given the nature of how pressure cooker bombs explode. >> they'll be piece of evidence they can locate on the streets. we found it in boston on buildingtops, you know, on adjacent streetways. >> victoria: one big difference: in new york, they have a bomb that didn't go off, and that could hold vital clues, and just like in boston, surveillance cameras are everywhere. >> the biggest clue came from video. frankly, it is the most important piece, this digital evidence that we can access now, is the single most important
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>> victoria: obvious similarities, but thankfully also some major differences. here in boston more than 200 people were hurt, and there were three people who died during those finish line bombings. live this morning in boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: >> christa: all right, vicki. thank you. 5:07 your time now. isis says one of its so-called soldiers is responsible for a stabbing at a minnesota mall over the weekend. a man attacked nine people with a knife at that the f.b.i. has been searching the suspect's apartment to verify that claim made by isis in a statement. police say during the attack, the suspect asked victims if they were muslim. he was eventually shot and killed by an off-duty officer. none of the victims' injuries are considered to be life-threatening. we invite you the stay with the news station for continuing coverage of the bombing in new york. we'll have continuing coverage
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new york at 6:00 a.m. >> sarah: a man is fighting for his life after being shot outside a nightclub on allston. it happened near the mirage boston nightclub late last night on linden street. someone shot the victim multiple times and drove off. right now he's in critical condition. investigators believe there was some sort of altercation that led up to the shooting. >> there's always a.cations when alcohol is involved and everything else. >> any time we have anyd violence, especially involving guns, individuals are now fighting for their live, it's always a concern to us. >> sarah: so far no arrests have been made. >> christa: this morning the patriots facing a quarterback crisis. jimmy garoppolo will miss thursday's game against the texans after hurting his shoulder. now, the pats may have to rely on their third-string quarterback. let's go to 7's john cuomo live
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continuing with their next-man-up mentality until tom brady can come back. the patriots' fans are completely confident. >> watch alonzo as he comes up and hits. watch all the pressure go on that right shoulder. >> john: new england's one against a division opponent on sunday overshadowed by the injury to jimmy garoppolo. the young q.b. looked, well, brady-like, throwing touchdown passes on the team's first three drives. with the pats leading the dolphins 21-0 late in the quarter, garoppolo took a hit and landed on his right shoulder, injuring his a.c. joint. >> it's very tough. i know jimmy has worked so hard to get himself ready to go. he's put himself in a great position the seize his moment. >> john: rookie jacoby brissett was the next man up. he completed 92 yards as the pats held on for the win. >> obviously i could do better, but we did a good job on
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>> john: brissett is now in line the make his first nfl start thursday when the pats host the texans. >> you got to go in prepared and do our job. >> john: fans feel like he will or whoever happens to be under center while tom brady continues to serve his suspension. >> i don't care who is in there. i don't care what's going on. we're going to be good because it's a system. >> we're going 4-0 until brady gets back. super bowl, here we come. >> john: just before jimmy garoppolo made his first start, there will likely be a lot of chatter before thursday night. live in foxborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: count on 7news for continuing coverage of this developing story. we'll have updates on air and online. ism happening now, the driver in a deadly crash into a restaurant in newton will be facing a judge. police say bradford kessler lost control of his s.u.v. and
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tomatoes restaurant back in march. the 55-year-old has been charged with vehicular homicide. two people were kill and seven others were injured in the crash. kessler's attorney says his physical condition could not have prevented the crash. >> christa: 5:11. we're off to a busy start. still ahead, students returning to school this morning after the death of a classmate. this morning we're hearing from the teen's family for the first time. >> sarah: plus a night of surprises at the emmys with some first-time winners and upsets. >> christa: and we're tracking that breaking news. possible arrests and additional explosives found overnight after bombs go off in new york and new jersey over the weekend.
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>> christa: okay. welcome back. it's 5:14. it's mud morning.
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some of us seeing some rain out there to start off. >> sarah: saw some sprinkles yesterday. we're hoping for them for the yard, chris. >> chris: more than sprinkles needed at this point. we're getting it. for some of us torrential rain across parts of new hampshire and central and western mass so far this morning. 72 degrees in boston. you know we have the warmth. we have the humidity, as well work dew points running close to 70 degrees. so it's a muggy air mass in place. plenty of moisture to work with. we're just ringing out some downpours north and west of 4 the wind is out of the south. that stays with us. flood advisory in effect west of nashua, new hampshire, stretching back into the southwest corner of new hampshire and into portions of northwestern mass out near athol, orange and as well as greenfield. this is where the bulk of the heavy rain has been. locally one to two inches of rain. yes, very beneficial for parts of manchester, new hampshire, cob -- concord, new hampshire, back into ashburnham.
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per hour rain amounts dropping out of these showers and storms rolling on in. that goes all the way down to the mass pike just to the east of springfield right now. take a look at the wind speeds. once in a while you see some of these brighter greens showing up. so embedded in some of these thunderstorms rolling on through have been some gusts about 30 to 40mph. not overpowering, but a few of these storms with gusty winds. follow the line of the showers and storms. this batch right here, a lot of that is going to go north and west of boston. but i am optimistic that down into southeastern mass we'll have a chance to get some scattered downpours in here throughout the day as we have a long trail of moisture that has to work on in. so the downpours, showers and thunderstorms will be scattered about throughout the day. and thunderstorms, locally heavy rain. sometimes it's too much of a good thing when you have a lot of water vapor in the atmosphere. you can really ring out torrential rains. that gives you a quick inch or two of rain.
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today, tonight and tomorrow. still some leftover scattered showers and storms out there tomorrow morning. then we really begin to dry it out as we get into tomorrow afternoon, especially away from the coastline. i think by the afternoon we'll see partly sunny skies. take a look at the forecast for tomorrow and we will enjoy a nicer day in the afternoon. i do expect partly sunny skies by this afternoon. look at the warm weather here. temperatures generally running into the 80s wednesday and thursday. lower humanity in t forecast. that's coming up in a bit, guys. >> christa: chris, thank you. the party is still going strong in l.a. after the emmy awards. >> sarah: the show is one for the books thanks to host jimmy kimmel. >> sarah, "game of thrones" and "veep" each won their second straight best series emmys, but there were plenty of first-time winners, too. the very first thing emmy host
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jeffrey am tambor. less than an hour later, it was official, tambor won his second straight emmy. >> please give transgender talent a chance. give them auditions. give them their story. >> history was made at julia louis-dreyfus won her fifth consecutive emmy for "veep." she ended her speech >> i'd like to dedicate this to my father, who passed away on friday. i'm so glad that he liked me because his opinion was the one that really mattered. thank you. >> "people v. o.j. simpson." >> the night's big winner was "people v. o.j. simpson," taking best limited series and four other awards. >> now, the responsibility of playing a real person is an enormous one. you want to get it right, not for you but for them. >> there were two shake-ups in
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for the first time for "orphan black." >> i feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women at the center. >> please tell me you're seeing this, too. >> and for best actor, first-time nominee rami malek won for his performance on "mr. robot." >> kate mckinnon. >> a big win for "saturday night live's" kate mckinnon, who captured best supporting actress in a tv comedy. >> i'm really crying. i'm not making it u >> matt damon getting the last laugh on friend jimmy kimmel, crashing the award show after the host lost to john oliver. >> you're a pretty big loser. >> and i for one am sorry about that. i think everybody else here feels really sorry for you. come on. >> i really appreciate your concern. >> bring it in. >> i'll see you later at the after party. >> there's an after party? [laughter] >> it was a record-breaking night. "game of thrones" now has won
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fictional series, moving ahead of "frazier" and julia louis-dreyfus broke the record for most lead actress wins. in the control room, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> >> sarah: that was funny. >> christa: i love when he says, "you lost and you still have to stay up here. how embarrassing for you." >> sarah: up next on 7news, the red sox and the yankees at fenway. >> christa: also tracking breaking news. possible arrests and york and new jersey.
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>> and now time for 7sports with joe am see snow. >> joe: good morning. jimmy garoppolo led the patriots to a 24-0 lead before getting crunched by miami's kiko aylan zo with four minutes left in the second quarter of yesterday's game. garoppolo suffering a shoulder
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of the game. the pats were lucky to hold on for a 31-24 win. garoppolo had thrown for three early touchdowns, but his day would come to an end in the second quarter. he was taken down hard by aylan zo after a 15-yard completion the malcolm mitchell. he left the game with an a.c. joint injury in his right shoulder. with that comes swelling and a whole will the of discomfort. it is unlikely he will be ready on four days' rest for thursday night's game against the enter jacoby brissett. he found his footing coming out for the second half. the rookie ends up completing six of his final seven passes for 92 yards. not bad at all. he and the pats hold off a late miami surge and win it 31-24. >> it's very tough. i know jimmy has worked so hard to get himself ready to go, and he's put himself in a great position to seize his moment, so to speak. and it's tough to see that.
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>> joe: red sox and yankees on sunday night baseball. hanley ramirez just takes over. down 4-0 in the fifth, ramirez blasts a three-run shot that got over the monster in less than a second. he wasn't done. game tied at four in the seventh, ramirez unties it with this mighty shot on the lansdowne street, his fourth home run of the series. the red sox win it 5-4, sweeping the yankees in that four-game series. and the three-game lead over the orioles and a four-game cushion over toronto. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> sarah: so coming up at 5:30. more on the patriots' options after losing back-up q.b. jimmy garoppolo to that shoulder injury. >> reporter: that's right. with jimmy g going down, who will step up for the patriots as t.b. 12 serves the rest of his suspension.
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massachusetts senator elizabeth warren unleashes on donald trump. >> christa: federal and local authorities still investigating after another suspicious item, a backpack found containing up to five explosive devices overnight in new jersey.
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>> sarah: breaking news at 5:30. more explosions f.b.i. searches for whoever is planting bombs in the new york area. >> christa: and a teen tragedy. students in newton returning to school this morning after the death of a classmate. >> sarah: and saving the store. the owners of the world's only curious george store are taking their fight to stay open online. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning. it's monday, just turning 5:30. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's get a check of the
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the air this morning. soupy air mass in place. 72 in boston. 72 in norwood. rain coming down in buckets across parts of southern new hampshire from manchester back into hollis, milford, new hampshire, as well. the stretch is now toward leominster, fitchburg, to the north and west up near guard inner, westminster, and back into barre and all the way down into ware right now. we continue to watch this line move off to the north and east. close to good bet for downpours the next coupling hours. a few of these cells indicating we have a few gusts of wind, as well, and some lightning out there. and it's beneficial at time, but you don't want too much water too fast. so at times we could have some standing water on the roadways as these scattered showers and storms continue to work on in. eastern mass east of 495 later this morning into this afternoon, it's fair game for all of us. scattered downpours at times. close to 80 degrees. we can't warm through the work
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week. that seven-day forecast ahead. >> christa: many of us using the wipers. how are the roads looking? >> kris: never fun on a monday morning to begin with, but when you're dealing with wet roads, be extra cautious. the expressway, you see the lights moving smoothly into boston. let's go to the maps. if you're heading out, about ten minutes from the split up to the tunnel. so things are looking good south of the city, in fact, routes 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128, you see a little slowdown here as you get close to the ex the pike, everything looking good as you head from framingham all the way into boston. even as you get closer to the city, you see a little slowdown there butting in too significant. north there is an accident that just popped up right here in lowell, right at 495. so that one could cause some slowdowns here, but even as you get closer down into boston, smooth sailing. route 1 in saugus, everything looking good. now would be a great time to head to work, school, wherever you need to go. take a look at those drive times
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12 minutes. 11 minutes 128 to the zakim bridge. back to you, guys. >> christa: breaking news in new jersey. >> sarah: an explosive discovery near a transit station in elizabeth. authorities find five devices in a bag left in a trash can. a robot investigating the devices accidentally detonating one of them. >> christa: so this also comes after those two other explosions that we saw over the weekend in the new york area. let's go to jennifer eagan with that device that exploded in elizabeth, new jersey, was first picked up by two men near a train station. police say the men found a backpack in a trash can and looked inside and found wires and pipe bombs. they dropped it in the street and called police. the bomb exploded as a robot worked to neutralize the threat there. the explosion suspending amtrak service in elizabeth and parts of the northeast corridor. the city's mayor does not think elizabeth was the target.
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something like this, you have to wonder the thoughtfulness of humanity and their perspective on the human life, which is in their minds a real negative. and as we spend all day trying to make it better, they spend all day trying to make it worse. >> jennifer: that explosion comes after a bomb injured 29 people in new york city on saturday and another device went off in new jersey at a charity run. right now the f.b.i. is questioning five people after a traffic stop last night. in the newsroom, jennifer >> sarah: bill belichick is digging deep into his playbook. the patriots are facing a bit of a quarterback crisis this morning. it's next man up for the pats after jimmy garoppolo went down with a shoulder injury yesterday. the question now: who is next? let's go back out live to 7's john cuoco at gillette stadium. >> john: sarah, it's safe to say the rumor mill is already churning out the names the pats could pick up with jimmy garoppolo going down and tom
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according to "usa today," some of the noble names include michael vick, t.j. yates, tavares jackson, josh freeman and jimmy clausen. then there's this guy, the sheriff, peyton manning. i know, right? a columnnys makes his case saying, pairing peyton manning with bill belichick would be fun to watch, two of the most cerebral the nfl has ever seen. of course, t back-up will be someone already on the roster, julian edelman played quarterback at kent state for three years in college before the pats converted him enter the receiver. edelman has only thrown one pass during his nfl career, but it was a memorable one. he connected with danny amendola on a trick play in a playoff win over baltimore in january of 2015. so it's a short week. thursday night is coming quick. we'll have to wait and see what the patriots have under center thursday night.
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7news "today in new england." >> christa: happening right now, grief councilors will be available at lincoln-sudbury high school after a teen was hit and killed by a commuter rail train in newton. police say 14-year-old eli palat died after he was struck by a train on the framingham-worcester line. investigators say the teen was standing on the inbound track when he was hit friday night. police do not suspect any foul play. the victim's mother releasing a statement saying, family, want everyone to know how much we appreciate the broad outreach we have received and support offered as we grieve the loss of a dearly loved son, brother, nephew and grandson who we loved with all of our hearts." >> sarah: right now police are investigating a deadly triple shooting in dorchester early saturday morning. police say one man was killed and two others were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. some nearby homes were hit by girl.
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into one family's home while they were sleeping. worcester police capturing a fugitive after a few days on the run. police say 66-year-old steven arsenault led officers on a short chase before being captured near east street. he is a level three sex offender and is now facing the additional charge of resisting arrest. >> christa: now to the race for the white house. senator elizabeth warren hitting the campaign trail in support of hillary clinton. she spent the weekend in voters. her plan is to make college debt-free for americans and she also continued her criticism of donald trump. >> a selfish low life who puts his own interests ahead of everyone and everything else. a man who will not be president of the united states. >> christa: republican vice presidential candidate mike pence was also in the battleground state yesterday
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about his christian faith. >> sarah: more news today, an online petition has been started to save an iconic bookstore in cambridge. the owner of the curious george store launching the campaign after a developer announced plans to use the space to build a lobby for a mall. he says he hopes to gather at least 5,000 signatures. there will be a meeting with the cambridge historical commission in two weeks to discuss the matter. a close encounter for some fishermen off the cape. they spotted a great white shark you can see it come to the boat and swim away. >> christa: go away. still ahead on 7news, finally free after an hours-long rescue. coming up, the everyday household item used to free a rhode island man who got stuck in the rocks of a jetty. ism plus show time. lady gaga is getting set to take
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>> chris: 5:40 on this monday morning. good morning, everyone. tracking locally the every rain north and west of 495678
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all of us fair game to catch a few downpours throughout the day. not going to rain the entire day, but the warm, humid air mass in place, temperatures close to 80 degrees and high humidity. any shower or thunderstorm that moves over will be capable of producing localized downpours. keep that in may. keep the rain gear handy enter tomorrow morning. otherwise we dry it out. a warm week ahead before a cool down over the weekend. that forecast coming up. >> sarah: here's some stories breaking online. krispy kreme is doing its part. if you speak like a buccaneer, you can get a free doughnut. if you dress up like a pirate, you can get a dozen free doughnuts. >> christa: sarah's ready for it. if that impersonation is any clue. nicely done. cam newton's post-game wardrobe getting a lot of attention. his hat and outfit quickly turning into a mime. he planned to attend the republican convention.
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>> christa: there's a character for the simpsons. before that they were likening him to that character from santa claus is coming to town. people are getting a lot of laughs out of that one. >> sarah: the patriots and their fans are hoping to head to super bowl xli. one report says lady gaga will definitely be there. "us" weekly reports she will be performing during the halftime show in houston. lady gaga sang the national anthem before the super bowl. the nfl is denying a final phenomenal. >> sarah: a pretty good performance i think. >> christa: lots to get to in know and go coming up, including families on alert in chicopee. the dangerous animal police believe is causing damage to homes. >> sarah: plus a new warning this morning about prescribeing for kids. >> christa: and a bomb squad robot in new jersey examining a suspicious package that appeared to contain pipe bombs. this is in elizabeth, new jersey, a transit station there.
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ism welcome back. 5:45. time now for everything you need the start your day off right. >> christa: know and go on monday. heist chris lambert. a wet morning for most of us. >> chris: we haven't talked much about that over the last several months. we have a lot of rain across parts of southern new hampshire. south and west of manchester, back the hall list, new
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have already picked up one to two inches of rain this morning and localized downpours that are ongoing right now from fitchburg up into manchester, new hampshire, getting close to nashua right now as this whole band continues to press off to the east-northeast. likely going right over 495 within the next half hour to an hour. soaking rains in fitchburg, leominster, back into gardner and westminster, as well. then down toward the mass pike. still west of the 84/mass pike exchange. east-northeast. the bulk of this will stay to the north and west of boston, but we still have tons of moisture to go through and a long day ahead of us in terms of dealing with scattered downpours. beneficial rains for a lot of towns as some locations pick up a quick one to two inches of rain. however, when you get too much too fast, it can lead the localized flooding on the roadways. a couple storms may have strong wind gusts with them. a few storms have gusts 30 to 45mph so far this morning. taking you through the time stamp here, going through the
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entire day, however, we'll be in and out of downpours throughout the day with scattered showers and storms. that continues tonight into tomorrow morning. maybe a leftover shower or thunderstorm into southeastern mass and we have the dry i out tomorrow afternoon. soupy air mass in place. low 70s. temperatures right now, dew dew points close to 70 degrees. no lack of moisture in the atmosphere with the slow-moving front that's pressing on in. detroit 83 this afternoon. 80 in pittsburgh. that's the air that's going to bein so the theme today, temperatures mid-70s to near 80 degrees. scattered showers and storms and localized downpours working on in. and then tonight, still muggy outside and a mild overnight, scattered showers and a thunderstorm, 63 to 69 degrees. tomorrow partly sunny by this afternoon. and that's when temperatures start to jump up enter the low to mid-80s. thursday night, pleasant out there at gillette. 72 degrees. kickoff down from the low to mid-80s on first day of fall. we'll feel like fall by the
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on saturday. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: happy monday, everyone. live look outside. this is heading into boston zakim bridge, and traffic is moving smoothly, but as we go to the maps, we have our first problem of the morning right at 495 and the lowell connector. there is a multi-car crash here and two lanes are blocked, so if you're in that area, expect some potential delays there as a result of that crash. but again, we just showed you 93 heading into boston, things looking good. south of the city, it's about 1i way up to the tunnel. you see some slowdowns. the red just popped up. there it's increased now as we speak. 3, 24, 95, slowdowns here in the milton area as you get on to the expressway there. turnpike is looking good, heading all the way into boston. no problems the report. there take a look at those drive times. show you what you're dealing. with we saw the change. there split to the tunnel up to 18 minutes. 13 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you. >> christa: all right, kris. thank you. back to breaking news in new
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[explosion] another explosion as a bomb squad robot was examining a backpack that appeared to contain pipe bombs near a transit station. also breaking, we're hearing five people are being questioned by the f.b.i. after a traffic stop in new york. >> sarah: right now investigators are trying to determine if these are connected. let's send it over the jennifer eagan with more. >> jennifer: right now investigators are comparing the materials each bomb was made up with to determine if these incidents are connected. elizabeth, new jersey, was first picked up by two men near a train station. police found the backpack in a trash can and looked inside and found wires and pipe bombs. they dropped it in the street and called police. the bomb exploded as a robot worked to neutralize the threat. the explosion suspending amtrak service in elizabeth and parts of the northeast corridor that. explosion came after a bomb injured 29 people in new york city on saturday. and another device went off in new jersey at a charity run. last night investigators stopped
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the five people who were inside are being questioned by the f.b.i. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: jen, thank you. also this morning, police rescue a man in a very tight spot. in narragansett rhode island, this man's head was stuck between the rocks on a jetty. firefighters say the man became stuck because he dropped his phone and was trying the reach it. they rushed in to free the man before the tide came in. they had to think outside the box. >> olive did the trick. we managed to spray him down and apply a lot of olive oil and we were able to dislodge him. >> christa: rescue crews freed the man after two hours of work. he was taken to the hospital. he's expected to do okay. >> a bear is doing damage in a chicopee neighborhood. police posted pictures of some of the damage. the bears destroyed bird feeders
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picture lives close to the river. police are urging to report any incidents of wild animals roaming in their yards. >> christa: u.mast amherst will honor murdered journalist james foley. his parents will speak at the school. foley earned a master's degree at umass. he went to syria in 2012 to cover the war but was captured and killed by isis militants two years later. today is the second day of opioid awareness week. president obama is calling on all americans dangers of using heroin and prescription painkillers. statistics show the number of deadly overdoses from the drugs has qoopled since the late 1990s. >> sarah: president obama's trip to the u.n. begins today. he has several events scheduled in new york. the president will first attend a fund-raiser for the democratic senatorial campaign committee before a meeting with the prime minister of iraq. he will then hold a
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headquarters. president obama will deliver marks to the general assembly tomorrow. a ceasefire appears to be unraveling. giers and explosions were heard for hours in aleppo on sunday. there were also strikes on rebel-held neighborhoods. >> christa: we have new details on a deadly bus crash that happened in north carolina. federal investigators are going to be checking out the tires of a charter bus that was junior college football players. four people were killed, including two players from clinton college. and the coach's ten-year-old son after a tire blew out causing the bus to hit an overpass. 42 other people were injured. >> into the median. it did miss the concrete columns that basically support the bridge. this is probably one of the most tragic accidents because i put it in this context, you have young people, and although
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starting life out. >> christa: no other vehicles were involved in that crash. >> sarah: a major gas leak at the colonial pipeline causing shortages and price hikes at the pump. officials say gas prices will go up as much as 20 cents per gallon along the east coast. it comes after 250,000 gallons of gas leaked from the pipeline last week. alabama and georgia have declared a state of emergency because of a gas shortage. staying with 7 healthcast, a who have an internet addiction may be at risk for mental health problems. researchers in canada surveyed college students about their internet use. they found that those who spend the most time online had more trouble dealing with their day-to-day activities. they also had higher rates of depression, anxiety and a.d.h.d. the painkiller provain is too risky for children and they should not take it if they're
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deadly wreathing reactions. codeine is still given to children undergoing surgery. >> christa: family caregivers spend thousands in their own money every year. the report finds that 40% of caregivers spend $5,000 or more of their own money. the study said expenses were much higher for people taking care of someone with alzheimer's or dementia. self-driving cars are coming to lyft. the company predicting within the next five years the majority of the ride sharing company's rides will be in self-driving cars. lyft is testing vehicles in california and arizona. the company says the cars will start out driving at low speeds and won't be able to drive in bad weather. >> sarah: i'm excited. "the voice" is back for its season premier. veteran coaches adam levine and blake shelton will be joined by rookies miley cyrus and alicia
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they've both served as mentors in past seasons. season 11 will start with blind auditions tonight. catch "the voice" tonight at 8:00. after is a preview of the new comedy "the good place." i love the voice. >> christa: and i am loving alicia keys' fresh-faced book. no make-up. wow, talented, beautiful, au naturel. >> chris: it is a fun show to watch for sure. downpours throughout the day. locally heavy rain. soupy air mass in place. a muggy day, too. temperatures mid-70s to lower 80s. forecast looking ahead, witness we shake off the showers tomorrow morning across southeastern mass, it's back the a summer-like feel to the air. temperatures close to 80 if not above. cooling off over the weekend. >> sarah: . >> christa: chris, thank you. we have a lot of news to get you caught up on. we're following breaking news out of new jersey. more explosions overnight as the
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people who may be planting bombs. >> sarah: the other big story, jimmy garoppolo, the pats' q.b. injuring his throwing shoulder. up next we're live at foxborough with more on when jimmy g could
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>> christa:breaking news. a thunderous explosion at a train station in new jersey. one of five bombs found in a backpack overnight. >> christa: plus the hunt for bombing suspects in new york. one man seen in surveillance video in two spots were bombs were found. we're live with breaking
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knocked out with a shoulder injury. more details on how long he'll be sidelined. >> now you have the stand out here for the rest of the night and you lost. >> christa: and some laughs and moving moments at the emmy awards, including a record-setting winner. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: hello, everybody. 6:00 a.m. it's monday, back to work. i'm delarosa. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. it looks like we'll have some rain in store for us. much-needed rain. >> sarah: it's certainly a we've been desperate to get a good watering. we have it this morning, north and west of the merrimack valley. this stretches into tyngsborough and back out toward townsend. pepperell, as well. leominster, you see your fair share of some steady rain this morning, and locally heavy rain west of worcester back into brookfield. this will slide through the city of worcester in about half hour or so. that downpour. now, initially this band tends to favor locations north an west of boston.
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out here in southeastern mass because later today, these showers and storms developing south of long island, back off to the west of us, will increase the coverage area of these scattered downpours. some towns pick up a quick one to two inches of rain. not going to say every single town, but we do have the capability with this humid air mass in place to produce locally heavy rain. keep an eye on that. temperatures close to 80 this afternoon. warm weekend ahead. more on that coming up. >> christa: time now track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: happy monday. live look outside, you see traffic on the expressway. you have some problems popping up. let's begin on the pike. the pru tunnel, there is an accident that has just popped up here, so not a good spot. there's a breakdown, the pike eastbound at the pru tunnel. 23 minutes now from the split all the way up to the tunnel. it's going to take you time if you're head south of the city. 3, 24, 95 all starting to see some back-ups connecting with
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head all the way in, until you get right eastbound on the pike right when you get to the pru tunnel. be aware of that. north of the city, that accident at lowell is still there. two lanes closed. 49 at the lowell connector. back to you, guys. >> sarah: right now we're following breaking news. [explosion] five explosive devices located in new jersey discovered in a backpack at a train station. >> christa: one of those devices exploded as a bomb squad robot was trying to >> sarah: all of this is happening as the f.b.i. and new york police are investigating a bombing in manhattan. they have surveillance video of man at the site of the bombing in chelsea. he was also seen at the same location where a pressure cooker device was found. we have live team coverage of the terror attacks. so let's begin with 7's dan hausle live in new york city. with the overnight. dan? >> dan: well, a lot of big developments overnight connected to the bombing here in chelsea.
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for questioning after a traffic stop under the verrazano bridge. and an elizabeth new jersey, about 25 minutes away from here overnight, five pipe bombs found in a backpack by a couple bar patrons looking through a garbage can. they see wires. they see all these electronics connected in. there they call investigators. one of those bombs went off at about 1:00 a.m., but fortunately it was under controlled circumstances. an explosive discovery in new jersey. a backpack filled with bombs found in elizabeth. [explosion] one of the devices exploding as a robot worked to neutralize the threat. authorities say two men found the backpack in a trash can near that train station and a pub. when they looked inside, they found wires and pipe bomb, so they called police. >> if that pub was crowded and there was a lot of people, there it could have severely injured, maimed or killed many, many people. >> the mayor says he doesn't know if elizabeth was the target
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in the trash may have been just trying the get rid of it. >> the temperature who are doing this, they have no value on human life. and it's really difficult to understand their rational. >> dan: the explosion prompting authorities to suspend amtrak service in elizabeth and parts of the northeast corridor. law enforcement officials tell nbc news they're concerned an active terrorism cell could be at work in the new york/new jersey area. authorities stopped a vehicle of interest just before 9:00 sunday night near the verrazano bridge. right now five people are being questioned by the f.b.i. right now surveillance video shows the same man at two locations, one where a bomb went off, another where a suspicious device was found. 29 people were injured sunday night, a bomb set off by a flip phone. >> ran outside, saw glass, chaos outside. >> dan: authorities found
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and a cell phone taped to the side. >> a bomb exploding in new york is obviously an act of terrorism, but it's not linked to international terrorism. in other words, we find no isis connection, et cetera. >> dan: a few hours before that, another explosion at a charity run in new jersey. so you have pipe bombs found in new york, pressure cooker new jersey, the pressure cooker bombs found here in new york. that surveillance video apparently shows one man leaving a device here in chelsea and then about four blocks away walking up with a suitcase, leaving the suitcase. two other people went up and took something out of the suitcase, leaving that and walking away with the suitcase. investigators trying the find that man. so far they haven't released the
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england." >> christa: dan, thank you. the bombings in the new york area bringing back memories of the attacks on the boston marathon. experts say there are some similarities in these cases. so for that part of the coverage, we'll head live to the boylston street finish line, and here's 7's victoria warren. >> victoria: good morning, christa. you can't help but think about what happened here at the finish line. now this morning the top investigators from the boston marathon bombing are weighing in. explosion. then a second device found made from wires and a pressure cooker. >> it sounds very familiar. >> victoria: the similarities hauntingly reminiscent of the boston marathon bombings in 2013. >> they're looking at improvised explosives. it brings back memories of the
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the same things we did following the marathon. they're looking at all the evidence. >> victoria: the former head of the state police and the former boston police commissioner say new york city investigators have a monumental task ahead of them and a massive crime scene, especially given the nature of how pressure cooker bombs explode. >> they'll be collecting every piece of evidence they can locate on the streets. we found it in boston on building tops, you know, on adjacent streetways. >> victoria: one big difference: in new york, they have a bomb that didn't go off, and that could hold vital clues, and just like in boston, surveillance cameras are everywhere. >> the biggest break came from video. quite frankly, it is the most important piece, this digital evidence that we can access now, is the single most important piece of evidence. >> victoria: so definite similarities, but thankfully a major difference because here in boston we had more than 200 injuries and three people died at the finish line bombing.
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new england." >> sarah: isis says one of its so-called soldiers is responsible for stabbing at a minnesota mall. a man attacked nine people with a knife at the mall in st. cloud on saturday. the f.b.i. has been searching the suspect's apartment to verify the claim made by isis in a statement. >> the stabber ran by. somebody was stabbed right outside the store. >> just charged me with the knife. he said, "are you a muslim? are you a muslim?" how do has a knife put to your face. >> sarah: the suspect was shot and killed by an off-duty officer. none of the victims' injuries were life-threatening. stay with 7news for continuing coverage of the bombing in new york city and other attacks both online and on air. >> christa: man was shot at a nightclub in allston on linden street near the garage nightclub. police say someone shot the victim several times and then drove off.
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when alcohol is involved and anything es. >> any time we have any kind of violence, especially gun, individuals are now fighting for their lives, it's obviously a big concern for us. >> christa: right now the victim is in critical condition. so far in arrests have been made. >> sarah: patriots nation wondering who will play quarterback on thursday night. it's a quick turnaround for the team with gar jimmy garoppolo likelyside week with a shoulder ring i. john cuoco has more. >> john: the patriots are con continuing with their next-man-up mentality until tom brady can come back. fans feel completely confident in that. >> watch alonso as he comes up and hit. all the pressure is on the right shoulder.
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injury to jimmy garoppolo. the young q.b. looked, well, brady-like, throwing touchdown passes on the team's first three drives. with the pats leading the dolphins 21-0 late in the second quarter, garoppolo took a hit and landed on his right shoulder, injuring his a.c. joint. >> it's very tough. i know jimmy has worked so hard to get himself ready to go. he's put himself in a great position the seize his moment. >> john: rookie jacoby brissett was the next man up. he completed 92 yards as the pats held on for the win. 31-24678 >> obviously i could do better, but we did a great job in all phases of the game. >> jacoby came in like a pro. he was poised in the huddle. >> john: brissett is now in line to make his first nfl start thursday when the pats host the texans. >> you got to go in prepared and do our job. >> john: fans feel like he will or whoever happens to be under center while tom brady continues to serve his suspension. >> i don't care who is in there. i don't care what's going on. we're going to be good because it's a system.
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gets back. super bowl, here we come. >> john: pretty high hopes right there. just like there was for jimmy garoppolo before he made his first start, there will likely be a lot of chatter for thursday night's game. live in foxborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: john, thank you. still ahead, the driver behind a deadly crash in newton finally charged. a few hours from now, he'll be facing a judge for the first time. >> sarah: television's biggest night celebrated at the and the actress who made history with her record-setting comedy win. >> christa: heaviest has been north and west of 495, but we have more showers and storms to the southwest. that will work into the afternoon. what to expect on the seven-day forecast coming up. >> christa: we're tracking that breaking news this morning, five explosive devices discovered at a train station in new jersey. the bomb squad working overnight to stabilize the scene. of course, this comes after two bomb blasts over the weekend in
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>> sarah: welcome back, everybody. beautiful weekend on saturday. and then sunday a little rain, but we need that rain. >> christa: we sure do, although it is a little guess we'll deal with it. >> chris: you can feel that moisture in the atmosphere. yes, unfortunately we have to deal with some coups during the monday morning commute near 495 north and west. that's where the the heaviest rain has been, especially from manchester, new hampshire, to concord, new hampshire, southwestern new hampshire and into northwestern worcester county back into greenfield, as well, locally one to two inches of rain. jaffrey, new hampshire, even picking up close to three inches
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for a lot of new hampshire so far this morning. and the the heaviest rain now pushing to the south and east of nashua, new hampshire, right into methuen, and this is going the track toward the seacoast of new hampshire right along getting close to that 495 belt. basically from littleton to chelmsford, westford, all the way back to tyngsborough. rally soaking rain in tyngsborough, stretch entering leominster. this is the strongest storm. even some lightning with this storm just to the west of worcester. now entering the western edges of the city of worcester right there. and with this stronger wind gusts aloft at 30 to 40mph. you'll see these lighter greens showing up close to spencer. we have a few gusty thunderstorms. again, the nature of the game is scattered. so they're in and they're out, but the towns that do get hit will see a soaking rain. and you notice some more showers and storms beginning to develop south of long island. that's going to be promising across eastern mass. so you have a few more downpours across eastern mass, as well. i say promising, not that you want to drive, but you need a good, soaking rain.
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a couple storms may contain some strong wind gust, but i think that's few and far between. that's more isolated. what's more widespread will be showers and storms will locally heavy rain. we continue that theme tonight into tomorrow morning and by this afternoon, we start the dry it on out for a lot of us, partly sunny skies return and temperatures warm going ahead. you know it's a mild and muggy start when temperatures in the fall are starting off in the low 70s. meteorologically speaking it's fall, mid-september here. 70 in soupy air mass in place. that's the weather that will work on in beginning tomorrow afternoon. 75 to 81 this afternoon. scattered showers and storm, localized downpours. same case overnight tonight. lows falling back mid to upper 60s. then we transition out of it. we'll lower the humidity wednesday and thursday, low to mid-80s. warm end to the week. a cool weekend overall with drying conditions. >> christa: a soggy morning commute for more of us. here's kris anderson with fast
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live look over the city on the zakim bridge. things looking good despite wet roadways. there are problems popping up all across the area. we start north with this accident at 495 southbound at the lowell connector. it continues to be a problem. and closer to the city, look at this accident at route 1 southbound at the lynnfield tunnel. that one just popped up this morning. southbound, from the split all the way up to the tunnel, it's about 26 minutes. you see a lot of red, a lot of slowdowns here. that stretches down into 3, 24, 95 and 128. 24 going all the way back. so it's going to take you a little bit of time here. there is another accident, 495 southbound at the pike, and that could cause some back-ups there as you connect with the pike heading into boston. take a look at the drive times and show you what you're looking at. 22-minute split to the tunnel. 12 minutes, 120 to 93, and then 20 minutes, 128 to the zakim, be patient out there on the roadways. back to you, guys. >> sarah: the best in television honored at the emmys
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highlight, let's go to jennifer eagan. jen, good morning. >> jennifer: christa, good morning, "game of thrones" and "veep" each won their second straight best series emmys, but there were plenty of first-time winners, too. >> julia louis-dreyfus, "veep." history was made as julia louis-dreyfus won her fifth emmy for "veep". >> i'd like to dedicate this to who passed away on friday. i'm so glad that he liked me, because his opinion was the one that really mattered. thank you. >> "the people v. o.j. simpson." >> jennifer: the night's big winner was "the people v. o.j. simpson," taking best limited series and four other awards. tatiana maslany won best actress for the first time. >> i feel so lucky to be on a
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>> please tell me you're seeing this, too. >> jennifer: and for best actor, first-time nominee rami malek won for his performance on "mr. robot." >> kate mckinnon. >> jennifer: a big win for "saturday night live's" kate mckinnon, who captured best supporting actress in a tv comedy. >> i'm really crying. i'm not making it up. >> jennifer: matt damon getting the last laugh on friend jimmy kimmel, crashing the award show after the host lost to john oliver. >> you're a pretty big loser, and i for one am sorry a i think everybody else here feels really sorry for you. come on. >> i really appreciate your concern. >> bring it in. i'll see you later at the after party. >> there's an after party? [laughter] >> jennifer: it was a record-breaking night, too. "game of thrones" now has won the most emmy awards for a fictional series, moving ahead of "frasier" and julia louis-dreyfus broke the record for most lead actress wins. in the control room, jennifer
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did you? >> christa: i saw the highlights. but i love the line where he said, "you lost but you still have to stay up here. how embarrassing. " good moment. >> sarah: still ahead, the red sox on a role, sweeping the yankees out of town and gaining ground at fenway. >> christa: tom brady spending the weekend at his alma mater in michigan, but he has a message for his team after sunday's win over private. >> sarah: and attacks in three american cities. the latest overnight in elizabeth, new jersey.
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>> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. jimmy garoppolo led the patriots to a 24-0 lead before getting crunched by miami's kiko alonso with four minutes left in the second quarter of yesterday's game. garoppolo suffering a shoulder injury and was out for the rest of the game. the pats were lucky to hold on for a 31-24 win. garoppolo had thrown for three early touchdowns, but his day would come to an end in the second quarter. he was taken down hard by alonso after a 15-yard completion to malcolm mitchell. he left the game with an a.c. joint injury in his right shoulder. with that comes swelling and a whole lot of discomfort. it is unlikely he will be ready
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enter jacoby brissett. he found his footing coming out for the second half. the rookie ends up completing six of his final seven passes for 92 yards. not bad at all. he and the pats hold off a late miami surge and win it 31-24. >> it's very tough. i know jimmy has worked so hard to get himself ready to go, and he's put himself in a great position to seize his moment, so to speak. and it's tough to see that. so you really feel for the guy. >> joe: red sox and yankees on sunday night baseball. hanley ramirez just takes over. down 4-0 in the fifth, ramirez blasts a three-run shot that got over the monster in less than a second. he wasn't done. game tied at four in the seventh, ramirez unties it with this mighty shot on the lansdowne street, his fourth home run of the series. the red sox win it 5-4, sweeping the yankees in that four-game series.
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three-game lead over the orioles and a four-game cushion over toronto. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> christa: tom brady certainly wasn't there at gillette, but he sure made people know he was pitched after the team's win over miami. he posted a picture of a fake newspaper on his facebook page. the headline reading, "dolphins sent home. the image showing jimmy garoppolo setting a dolphin back into the water as devin mccourty and cameron fleming real nail-biter in the second half. >> sarah: that's okay. still ahead, an effort to save a one-of-a-kind store in cambridge. how the owners of the curious george shop in harvard square are hoping to keep from being pushed out. >> christa: also live reports from new york where a terror investigation is under way this morning. two bomb blasts and other explosive devices found in new
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>> christa: breaking news. five explosive devices discovered overnight in new jersey. one of them exploding at a train station. >> f.b.i. hunting for suspects in the bombing here in new york with several in custody and one man caught on surveillance. we're live. >> sarah: also called to court. the driver involved in the deadly crash enter a newton pizza shop to face a judge. >> christa: and a group encounter off the chest of the cape. >> sarah: and fake brady shows up at gillette. but it's another familiar face under the mask. >> this is 7news "today in new england." ism good monday morning, everybody. thanks for staying with us. it's 6:30. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. chris lambert has the latest on your forecast. >> chris: downpours out there, christa. keep that in mind. there is a flood advisory up for worcester, much of central worcester county.
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way up to bolton right here. that thunderstorm was producing all of the heavy rain sitting right on top of worcester with a rain rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. so you get these bursts of heavy rain and you pick up a quick half an inch to an inch of water. it's great for the lawns. it's good to get water on the drought here, and too much too fast creates issues on the roadways. if you track the the heaviest of that rain over the next half hour or so, it look like downpours will can't to work in toward berlin, marlborough and eventually up into stowe 495 belt through the merrimack valley up into southern new hampshire, as well. we'll track more scattered showers and downpours south of long island that will work on in. the theme throughout the day, scattered storms and downpour, temps near 80. >> christa: fast track traffic. kris anderson is in for danielle gersh. >> kris: happy monday. a live look at the expressway, heading into boston, cars are moving relatively well. it's good the see that. as you head to the maps, a lot of problems we need to show you. it's 28 minutes from the pike,
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shares of back-ups. then the accidents popping up here. the accident, 495 southbound at the pike, and a accident at 495 northbound at the pike. so problems popping up there. and then lowell, there's an earlier accident still causing some back-ups there, so just be aware of that. as you get closer into boston, route 1 southbound at the lynnfield tunnel, just be aware. take a look at your drive times as you're headed out. split to the tunnel, 22 minutes. 16 minutes, 128 to the 93. zakim, back to you. >> sarah: breaking news. five explosive devices discovered at a new jersey train station overnight. [explosion] one of the devices detonated as a bomb squad robot worked to disarm it in elizabeth, new jersey. it's the second bomb blast in new jersey since saturday. >> christa: so the f.b.i., homeland security, police are all investigating.
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weekend, as well. so let's go live to lower manhattan with the breaking details. dan hausle is there for thus morning, dan? >> dan: good morning. this explosion happened in elizabeth, new jersey, about 25 minutes south of here. it happened after a couple of men found five pipe bombs outside a train station. police say these guys had just left a bar and were looking through trash where they found a backpack, thought it might when they looked inside, they found pipe bombs and wires. one of those pipe bombs exploded as a police robot named jinx was working to neutralize the threat and cut a couple wires. the explosion forcing officials to suspend amtrak service in elizabeth and parts of the northeast quarter. still, though, that city's mayor says he doesn't think elizabeth was the target of the bombs. >> you see someone do something like this or some group do something like this, you have to
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humanity and their perspective on the human life, which is in their minds a real negative. as we spend all day trying the macit better, they spend all day trying to make it worse. >> dan: this explosion coming after a bomb injured 29 people in new york city. surveillance video showing the explosion and people running for cover. police say this bomb was placed in a metal dumpster, which may have been the reason it didn't more serly explosion, police found another suspicious device nearby. this was a pressure cooker with wires and a flip phone attached to it. remember, earlier in the day on saturday, another device went off, this time pipe bombs at a charity run in new jersey. right now investigators are questioning five individuals caught after a traffic stop near the verrazano bridge. they are saying they believe it's connected to the bombing. no one arrested so far, but they
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are pursuing is this surveillance video that shows one particular man, and he's dropping off things both at the location of the chelsea bombing here and the four blocks nearby where that suspicious device was found. right now they're just looking at it. we're told they're very interested in talking to the man seen at both locations. dan hausle, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: dan, thank you so much. 6:35. a check of the day's other top stories on your m patriots' q.b. jimmy garoppolo expected to miss time as he recovers from a right shoulder injury. garoppolo was injured when he was hit late in the first half of sunday's win over the dolphins. he did not return to the field. according to reports, he suffered an a.c. joint sprain. so with tom brady still suspended, rookie jacoby brissette will likely start thursday's game against houston. breaking overnight, a man fighting for his life after being shot outside a nightclub in allston. this was on lyndon street near
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victim several times and drove off. right now the victim is in critical condition. >> sarah: happening today, the driver of a car that crashed into a restaurant in newton will face a judge. police say bradford casler slammed his car into sweet tomatoes restaurant in march. he has been charged with vehicular homicide. two people were killed and several others injured in the crash. casler's attorney says his health and phy crash. group councilors will be available at lincoln-londonderry high school after a teen is struck and killed by a commuter rail train in newton. police say 14-year-old eli pilot died after he was hit by a train on the framingham-worcester line. the teen was standing on the inbound track when he was hit friday night. police do not suspect foul play. the victim's mother released a statement saying we, his family, want everyone to know how much
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we have received an support offered as we grieve the loss of a dearly loved son, mother, nephew and grandson who we loved with all of our hearts. >> christa: let's go to the latest in the race for the white house, and senator elizabeth warren spending the weekend in ohio campaigning for hillary clinton and hoping to reach out to younger voters. warren emphasized crit's plan the make college debt-free for americans. and she continued her criticism of donald trump. >> a selfish low his own interests ahead of everyone and everything else. a man who will not be president of the united states. >> christa: republican vice presidential candidate mike pence was also in a battleground state yesterday. he spoke to a florida church about his christian faith. >> sarah: lady gaga showing her poker face.
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>> sarah: a close encounter for some fishermen off the cape. they spotted a great white shark in sandwich. they can see it comes within feet of their boat and then swims away. a man started a petition to save an iconic bookstore in cambridge. the owner of the curious george store launching the campaign after a developer announced plans to use the space to build a lobby for a mall. he says he needs to gert at least 5,000 signatures. there b cambridge historical commission in two weeks to discuss the matter. >> christa: some conflicting reports out this morning about who will be headlining the super bowl 51 halftime show. "us" weekly is reporting that lady gaga will be performing during the halftime show in houston, however, the nfl is denying a final decision has been made. the pop star sack the national anthem. you probably remember, before super bowl 50 back in february. >> sarah: we continue to follow breaking news. a bag of explosives is found at
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go off in that state and in new york city. a live report coming up next. >> christa: also hearing from pats' players about their win over the dolphins and the loss of back-up q.b. jimmy garoppolo. >> sarah: and fake tom brady was tailgating at gillette yesterday. the familiar face behind the
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>> dan: breaking news. five more bombs found overnight, one going off by accident. investigators trying to track down suspects as new york and new jersey stay on high alert. >> the attacks drawing connections to boston. the similarities between the devices and the boston marathon bombings. >> kris: plus the patriots depleted roster takes another hit some who will step up after jimmy dw goes down in foxborough? ism all right. time the know and go. we have stories coming up. >> christa: starting off with a little weather. a tropical feel out there with the rain and the humanity, chris. >> chris: it is. we haven't had too many mornings like this in terms of downpours producing locally heavy rain. out through worcester county, flood advisory in place. close to the hopkinton area, up into bolton, look at some of these rain totals so far this morning from manchester, new hampshire, back through athol and orange. a good one to two inches of rain. in fact, boylston picking up three inches of rain so far this
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air mass in place. beginning to see that close to marlborough here. stretching right back through shrewsbury and over to the city of worcester. let up in downtown worcester as the moment here. the downpour just to the west of you. this extends down the 495 belt up into the merrimack valley, up to the sea chest of new hampshire, as well. the biggest issue, the water on the roadways. when you get these downpours coming on through and you get bigger puddles, perhaps some hydroplaningen keep that in mind. southwest of us, more bands of showers and storms trying form. i think this will work in across eastern mass. even though we haven't had a whole will the of rain in the boston metro area, southeastern mass so far this morning, some scattered showers and storms and locally heavy rain coming on in. you can pick up a quick one to two inches of rain in these narrow channels of heavy rain. we'll keep an eye out for that. other towns getting a half inch or less. not everyone is getting an inch plus. warm week, cooler by the weekend, drying out over the weekend, as well, guys.
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our commuters. here's kris anderson. >> kris: christa, good morning, everyone. we want to start with a train update. ad many rat dry on the orange line southbound because of a dibbled train. if you're riding the orange line, be aware of that. live look at the expressway, heading into boston, you see the slowdown, as you go to the maps, you see more red on the map, which is never a good sign. 30 minutes from the split all the way up to the tunnel. that extends down into 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128. lots of red. there so just pack your patience. those wet a monday never makes things easy. the pike heading in. no problems on the pike itself, but right here you see it, 495 at the pike, the accident there is causing a back-up at 495678 closer in to the city, no big problems there. north of the city, a couple problems popping up here. an earlier accident on 495 southbound, the lowell connector causing some residual back-ups there. and then on route 1 in saugus, an accident southbound at the lynnfield tunnel. so be aware of that. lots of red popping up as we get closer to the 7:00 hour.
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minutes. 40 minutes 128 to the zakim. be patient out there as you head to work or school, wherever you're going this morning. back to you, guys. >> breaking news, a bag of bombs found in new jersey. [explosion] one of them detonated as the bomb squad robot worked to disarm it. the five explosive devices discovered at a train station in elizabeth, new jersey. >> christa: this comes on the heels of two other bombings, one in new jersey, one i the weekend. we have live team 7 coverage of these terror attacks. let's begin with dan hausle live in manhattan with overnight developments. dan? >> dan: big developments overnight. five people being questioned right now after they were picked up in a traffic stop about 8:45 last night near the verrazano bridge. the f.b.i. saying they're connected. the investigation of the bombings here. also more bombs, this time one going off in new jersey, about 25 minutes south of here, as
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an explosive discovery in new jersey. a backpack filled with bombs found at a transit station in elizabeth. [explosin] one of the devices exploding as a robot worked to neutralize the threat. authorities say two men found the backpack in a trash can near that train station and a pub. when they looked inside, they found wires and pipe bombs so they called police. >> if that pub was crowded and there was a lot of people there, it could have severely injured, maimed or killed many, many peop >> dan: the mayor says he doesn't foe if elizabeth was the target and that whoever put the bombs in the trash may have been just trying to get rid of it. >> the people doing this, they have no value on human life, and it's really difficult to understand their rationale. >> dan: the explosion prompted authorities to suspend amtrak service in elizabeth and parts of the northeast corridor. law enforcement officials are concerned that an active
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authorities stopped a vehicle of interest in saturday's new york blast just before 9:00 sunday night near the verrazano bridge. right now five people are being questioned by the f.b.i. and in manhattan, surveillance video shows this same man at two new york locations, one where a bomb went off and another where a suspicious device was found. 29 people were injured in the explosion in chelsea saturday night. a bomb set off by a flip phone. >> ran outside and saw glass, people screaming and chaos >> dan: authorities found another device that appeared to be a pressure cooker with wiring and a cell phone taped to the side. >> a bomb exploding in new york is obviously an act of terrorism, but it is noted to -- it's not linked to international terrorism. in other words, we find no isis connection, et cetera. >> dan: a few hours
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happening this week, the governor has brought in a thousand state trooper and national guardsmen to help show a preds accident at new york city transportation centers so people feel safe and they can see anything, they say something. live in new york city, dan hausle, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: and experts say the bombing in new york city over the weekend does have similarities to the attacks on the boston marathon. so for the latest on that, let's head to boston and 7's victoria warren. >> victoria: good morning, you can't help but think about what happened here at the finish line. now this morning experts from the boston marathon bombings are weighing in. what happened in new york over the weekend, there are some obvious similarities. an explosion and then a second device found made from wires and a pressure cooker. at the marathon in 2013, pressure cooker bombs killed three people and injured more than 200 people. those who led the boston investigation say new york city police have a monumental task
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the nature of how pressure cooker bombs explode. >> they'll be collecting every piece of evidence they can locate on the streets. we found it in boston on building tops, you know, on adjacent streetways. >> victoria: another similarity will be the importance of surveillance video. experts say it can take some time to go through all the video that is important. live this morning in boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: stay with 7news for continuing coverage of the bombing in new york city and other attacks both online and on air. >> christa: we're following breaking news out of randolph where the margaret l didn't van school will be closed after a pipe burst over the weekend. no word on whether any significant damage was done. but we this know that all other schools and towns will stay open and will open on time. breaking overnight, a man fighting for his life after being shot outside a nightclub
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the garage nightclub. police say someone shot the victim several times and then drove off. right now the victim is in critical condition. >> sarah: patriots nation wondering who will play quarterback on thursday night. it's a quick turn around for the team with jimmy garoppolo likely sidelined for at least a week with a sprained shoulder. 7's john cuoco live at gillette with more on this. john? >> john: sarah, this looks like an a.c. joint injury, but the patriots are continuing with their next man up after six nfl quarters, jimmy garoppolo looks like the q.b. of the future, that is until he took a massive hit injuring his shoulder. jacoby brissett helped fans hold on to a win. fans are feeling good about the team's chances of moving forward until tom brady can come back. >> i don't care who is in there. i don't care what's going on. we're going to be good because it's the system. >> we're going 4-0 until brady gets back.
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>> kris: some high hopes right there, but just like there was with jimmy garoppolo's first start, there will likely be a lot of chatter ahead of thursday night. live in foxborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: and the red sox taking on the orioles tonight. boston look to maintain momentum following a four-game sweep of the yankees. the sox trailing 4-0 in last night's game, but hanley ramirez provided plenty of offense. he hit a three-run homer in the fifth, and then he added a sew sew -- solo shot in the seventh. his second homer proved to be the game winner. sox final score 5-4, david ortiz was spotted at gillette for the pats-dolphins game. big papi serving as honorary cape and the for new england. he was on the field for the coin toss, as well. remember this eerily realist, tom brady mask? it made an appearance at gillette stadium sunday. it first popped up in glendale. look who is underneath. that's former pats' receiver wes
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surprising fans before kickoff. he was also spotted in the fan, as well. >> sarah: the emmys brought some new and old winners. "game of thrones" taking home the emmy for outstanding drama for second year in a row. the series also won for outstanding director. the show now has a total of 38 emmys. and julia louis-dreyfus setting a new record for emmy wins. she won her fifth consecutive emmy last night for "veep." that makes six lead actress comedy wins, surpassing mary tyler moore >> christa: matt damon getting the last laugh here. he crashed the stage eating an apple right after jimmy kimmel didn't win the emmy for variety talk show. >> can i help you? >> this is so humiliating. i'm sorry. you lost and new you have the stand out here for the rest of the night in front of everybody. no, i mean, when you probably just want to go home and curl up
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can we cheer jimmy up? he's a big loser. big round of applause. come on. thank you. >> i don't want a big round of applause. i don't need pity applause. >> you're not a big loser. your a pretty big loser. >> christa: john oliver won that award. i loved it when he said, "see you at the after party." and he's like, "there's an after party?" >> chris: i love the fact that he brought an apple out there. that was a pretty made back in the late '90s, right? taking a look at forecast for us, downpours on the 495 belt, also down through the cape cod canal. we'll see these scattered showers and storms working in with localized downpours at times. throughout the day, warm and muggy is the trend. feels like fall on thursday. we'll feel like it over the weekend. >> thanks, chris. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm delarosa.
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good morning. breaking news. multiple pipe bombs found near a commuter train station in new jersey. one of the devices exploding as a police robot tried to disarm it. li apartment building as the fbi detains five people in connection with the ekend bombing in new york city that injured 29. are the incidents connected, and is there an active terror cell at work? the politics of terror, as donald trump and hillary clinton head back on the campaign trail today. new questions over how each responded to those bombings. was trump too quick to judge? was clinton too cautious? how their reactions could impact

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