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headquarters on the phone with more wreak details fours. >> reporter: the press conference wrapped up a while ago, that was an internal investigation that took the better part of the summer to complete due to fact in part that the alleged victim in the case, the pedestrian, who smacked the offduty officer's car with his umbrella took about five weeks to give a statement to police. the commissioner saying late this afternoon their investigation showed that there was absolutely no excessive fd with the offduty officer and the pedestrian who crossed paths at boylston street and arlington street back in may of this year. that offduty officer was making a right turn when the pedestrian was running across and believe he had had the right of way and the officer cut him off so he banged the back window with list umbrella. the commissioner said that the officer thought the window was broken which
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the street after the pedestrian. now witnesses who spoke out that day of believed that the officer tackled this pedestrian to the ground, slapped his head into the ground, grabbed him and pushed his face into the pavement. the investigation showed by a number of witnesses none of that whatsoever happened. it was even a traffic camera from the intersection that actually showed the officer chasing after the pedestrian and you can see off in the distance what looks like the pedestrian falling on his own. then the officer getting into a typical police stance holding him with a knee on his back and hand on his shoulder but by police standards using no excessive force and walking him back to his police car. this investigation like i said took the better part of the summer to come to a head. the officer hasn't been suspended or disciplined as he has done nothing wrong. he remained on the force the entire time. as for the pedestrian he showed up to the police station here with his attorney. he is speaking to stations
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say about this police investigation, this internal investigation and their results coming up at 7 news at 6:00. the latest live, tim caputo. >> kim: a man with a gun at foxwoods shot and killed during a confrontation with a tribal police officer. let's go to jadiann thompson. >> reporter: connecticut officials say the shooting happened this morning. couldn't frontation happened in a parking ge that is when the officer shot and killed the suspect. the officer wasn't hurt. visitors say the resort was on lockdown and police officers were blocking exits. police say there was an outstanding arrest warrant for the patron. they're investigating what led to the shooting. more on this as it develops. jadiann thompson, 7 news. >> adam: turning to the terror takedown. we're learning more about the past problems with the man suspected of placing bombs in three cities. two years ago his father of
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terrorist. the f.b.i. looked into the claims but then his father took back what he had said. >> kim: as investigators continue to search for a motive they are reviewing the suspected bomber's trips to afghanistan and evidence that he may have been radicalized. we've team 7 coverage. let's get started with dan hausle in new york city. >> reporter: we find many people on the streets of new york here wanting to move on with their life but others are looking back and could have been done to prevent the bombings here and in new jersey. 24 hours after bombing sussed pecks rahami is arrested in a shoot-out with police, his father says he told the f.b.i. two years ago his son was a terrorist. >> why did you call -- >> because he do bad. he hit my son. he hit my wife and i put him to jail. >> reporter: rahami's
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retracted his statement and told the f.b.i. he was worried his son had fallen in with a bad crowd. >> reporter: what did you tell the f.b.i. two years ago? >> reporter: the mayor giving a tour of the bombing side to jay johnson wouldn't answer my question about the father's warning to the f.b.i. did someone miss a chance to get this guy? mayor, the father said that he was a did someone miss that. johnson also brushing off questions speaking only to praise investigators who caught rahami so quickly. >> it's testament to the level of sophistication that our law enforcement today brings to investigations like this. >> reporter: i found the councilman who handles this neighborhood more interested. does that concern to you hear that? >> oh, yeah, i mean that is upsetting and shocking. >> reporter: a law enforcement official says the f.b.i. looked into
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credible connection to terrorism or threat to the u.s. as rahami lies hospitalized charged with trying to kill police who caught him new yorkers clean up and worry what is coming next. >> i walk by here every single day. you could find yourself in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> reporter: investigators are digging deeper into rahami's travels over the past five years, in 2011 he wasn't back to his native pakistan but his knave l native afghanistan in 2011 he married a pakistani woman and in 2013, he went to pakistan for nearly a year. it was after that trip that many people say he had changed. live in new york city, dan hausle, 7 news. >> adam: today a boston police commissioner talked about the similarities between this terror investigation and that of the boston marathon bombing. we're hearing from the special agent in charge of the f.b.i. steve cooper continues our team coverage live in boston.
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somehow is the head of the f.b.i.'s boston office and late today sat down with him. he is dispelling any connections between whammed here at the boston marathon finish line and the terror suspect arrested in new jersey this week. >> there have been no leads that have resulted back to the greater boston area. >> reporter: shaw the special agent in charge for the f.b.i.'s boston office clearing up any confusion when he told me there have been no notes left on any jersey bombings suspect rahami referencing the boston marathon bombing or the tsarnaevers. brothers. >> there is nothing that indicates any association with the tsarnaev. >> reporter: police officers even without any credible threat are work around the clock at this point to keep everyone safe. in the wake of new york, in the wake of new jersey can people in the greater boston area feel safe or should they feel safe?
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albeit the threat continues, we're doing everything in our power to stay in front of the threats events went with the in-- >> reporter: even with the increased security the -- >> that was five days of hell here in the city. and both, think physically and mentally for everybody involved. >> reporter: for now law enforcement options are emphasizing the importance of getting help from the public. >> we're know, everyone in the greater public support to be able to be vigilant and mindful. >> reporter: even with the extra patrols that are in place across the city both the police commissioner and harold shaw are driving home the message again tonight that if you see sig, say something. live at the finish line in boston tonight steve cooper, 7 news. >> kim: a rhode island man ed with conspiracy to help isis will plead guilty to the charges.
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plead guilty to s he plotted with others to kill a conservative blogger. his attorney saying he is a vulnerable man who felt into "extremist ideology but renounces the terror group." >> >> anchor: during his final address before the united nations president obama urged compassion. he called on other countries to open their borders to people trying to escape their war torn lands. ryan schulteis here in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: in his final address to the united pushed a message of world unity. he called on nations to work together to stop isis in all forms of extremism and end the conflict in syria. the president focuseds on the refuge crisis calling on nations to open their hearts and borders to refugees. he made a dig at donald trump arguing against building walls. >> together now we have to open our hearts and do more
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we have to imagine what it would be like for our family, for our children. it would be up speakable happened to us. i believe that the acceleration of travel and telecommissions together with a global economy that depends on a global spry chain makes itself defeating ultimately for those who seek to reverse the progress. today a nation ringed by wallings would only imprison itself. >> reporter: the president wants the 110,000 refuges from war torn regions by next year. >> kim: donald trump calling for changes to the way the country accepts immigrants citing the new york terror takedown. >> these attacks were made possible because of our extremely open immigration system which fails to properly vet and screen the individuals or families coming into our country. >> kim: trump criticized
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some american citizens are a bigger threat than terrorists. one of trump's sons grabbing some headlines, donald trump junior tweeted this image comparing a bowl of poison skittles to syrian refugees. it reads, if i had a bowl of skittles and told you just three would kill you would you take a handful? this post has drown a lot of criticism, skittles responded saying" skittles are candy, refugees are people. we don't feel it's an appropriate will refrain from further commentary. hillary clinton didn't have any public events but one new poll has her in the lead. other polls show a much tighter race. could it be that a former republican press might be backing the democratic candidate this november? there is a facebook post from the daughter of the late robert f. ken can i
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planning to void for hillary clinton. president bush told her about his sons and some sources are confirming that the former president talked about his plans to a group of about 40 people. >> adam: jimmy g. was limited at practice today and if he doesn't start next up is brissette. coach belichick tasked with getting yet another quarterback game ready b letting it show. there was talk about edelman as an emergency quarterback. joe amorosino is here to break it down for us remit bill belichick is playing it close to the vest as he talks about his starting quarterback thursday nights but judging by this afternoon's walk through we might have our answer. brissette was a full participant and graph low was limited in a session just in pads, a walk through really. garoppolo was not present during the media partial of
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after the tv cameras went away and despite a report from espn ed worder saying that the pats were hopeful he might be healthy enough to start it appears brissette would be the patriots' starting quarterback against houston and mccordy says the expectation on shim no different than anyone el in the locker room one thing you know if you play here, bill says in the beginning this is not college, it's not you need to prepare and practice and be out there like you out here playing for a job. that is the attitude here. you know i see he has been doing everything he has to do like everyone else on the team. >> reporter: linebacker dante hightower was back sporting a sizeable brace on his right knee. joe amorosino, 7 news. >> kim: a shocking split. angelina jolie and brad pitt calling it quits.
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the divorce. >> adam: at 5:30 a cruel crime in milton. what was taken from a holocaust victim's grave. >> kim: a funeral director under fire for a series of selfies, what is posing in front of that has families so upset. >> adam: a boston police officer cleared of using excessive force. the commissioner revealing that an internal investigation found the officer didn't tackle the man. rather the man t deadly gas forced them to run from their homes. >> we could have been killed. >> reporter: it came from someone you would never expect. >> this is dangerous. this could happen in any home. it's a tick being time bomb. >> reporter: hank uncovers >> reporter: hank uncovers what is causing this hidden >> reporter: hank uncovers what is causing this hidden dear fellow citizen, i know what it's like to live a full life. but living for today doesn't mean forgetting about tomorrow.
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fletcher's family lawyer says the video proves the officers are out of line. >> he is walking with his hands up, he is walking slowly. he is not threatening. he is day life. they've several officers on the scene and they could have easily, easily resolved this matter with less than lethal force. >> adam: betty shelby is the police department are thoroughly investigating the shooting. >> kim: coming up a scare in the air. why airport authorities overseas thought a flight had been taken by hijackers. >> reporter: partly cloudy skies overnight tonight. still humid but that fades away tomorrow. >> adam: also coming up we'll meet callahan the cat. left for dead who is looking for a new home and is there a lot more to the story.
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>> announcer: now 7 weather with chief meteorologist jeremy reiner. >> reporter: that does move out of here later on and more so tomorrow. we'll hold on to warmth for the end of summer, fall begins on thursday, temperatures mid 80s but fall feel to the air by the weekend. wait to see the temperatures. all the orange squarings
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temperatures are averaging 3 degrees above normal. the warmest at 90. the coolest at 54. certainly early next week with overnight lows likely in the upper 40s right now in the 07's. norwood 81. provincetown at 74. dew point temperatures running in the upper 60s to around 70's normal high should be around 72, 71. normally you would find dew points in the perhaps 50s, here is dryer air toronto 9 dew point temperature down to 45. we did have a cool front move through early this morning. normally the front moves through and the air kicked up in the air turns over and dries out but sometimes with the cool fronts the cool dry refreshing air lags for a few hours, here is your dew point forecast for the next couple of days there, is a
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the dew point temperature on saturday into the upper 30s here is the current front that we're dealing with right now. a lot of clouds, especially on the cape and the islands but they're thinning out. these are high thin cirrus clouds. that will set you up for a beautiful sunset. if that is your scene snap pictures we'd love to see them. tonight clearing skies. evening humidity with some patchy fog out there. tomorrow, a less humid day. mostly sunny skies. a little on the warm side s summer ward robe will be in play. boston tomorrow afternoon at 83. norwood 84. attleboro 84. dracut into the 08's can you still wear white after labor day? i don't know. can't? can? not sure. out on the cape and the islands chatham 78. mashpee at 81. thursday lots of sunshine. fall officially arrives about 10:00 am it'll unofficially be warm.
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i don't think takes a repeat of yesterday. saturday and sunday look at that. there you go. there is fall, lots of sunshine. high temperatures only in the low to mid 60s, see you at 5:30. >> kim: brangelina breaking up. a long running hollywood romance is coming to an end. they've been togethers for years but they got married just two years ago, angelina jolie and brad mit circumstances children and a custody battle could be brewing. it's a brangelina breakup. angelina jolie filed divorce papers splitting with her pus brad pitt. jolie cited irreconcilable differences. the pair got married in august 2014 in france. they met in 2005 while filming os mr. and mrs. submit." at that time pitt was still
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jolie tied the knot twice before. pitt and jolie have six kids together ranging from 8-year-old twins to their oldest a 15-year-old. they famously adopted children from cambodia, vietnam and ethopia. jolie is seeking physical custody of all six children. pitt issued a statement by this saying: have a humanitarian foundation together that donates millions to impoverished areas, all across the globe. >> kim: unexpected sounds coming from new iphones. and appear is trying to explain this mysterious hissing. >> adam: new at 6:00 dropping off drugs. cheryl fiandaca catching a ride with a medical marijuana delivery service. the concerns about these underground services as we
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station. >> announcer: wednesday thousands of utility poles across massachusetts leaning and life threatening, why aren't they being fixed? cheryl fiandaca exposes those problem poles
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pam griffin: kelly believes recovery is possible. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte and i approved this message. >> anchor: a pleasure having you with us and there is another hour of 7 news coming your way, i'm adam williams. >> kim: i'm kim khazei, 7 news at 5:30 starts right now. >> ryan: disturbing act of vand alim in milton after someone steals part of a holocaust memorial.
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after being charged with assault. why the school let him back. >> ryan: a woman files a complaint after finding some unsettling selfies involving a loved ones casket. >> jadiann: why the new iphone 7's are creating a buzz. >> ryan: we follow breaking news here at 5:30, boston police releasing the results of their internal investigation into this incident. an offduty officer caught on camera accused of refusing up a >> jadiann: police say this started when the pedestrian hit an offduty officer's car window with an umbrella kim khazei has the latest for us. >> reporter: we can tell you off the top the story is cleared of any wrong doing. this was the video in question but there is other video they used as part of their investigation. here you can see the officer on top of a pedestrian on the ground. the guy who took the video claimed the officer slammed the pedestrian to the concrete but the commissioner evan says
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>> the video nar ator says we tack manied that individual. the victim and all the witnesses clearly say that he tripped on his own and he fell. >> kim: that happened further along down the sidewalk. they do have video. police say the investigation took so long in part because the pedestrian took five weeks to give an official statement. once again the boston police officer involved in the incident on newbury street now cleared. kim khazei, 7 >> ryan: police on the hunt for a suspect after vandals steal part of a memorial grave in milton meant to honor a young girl killed during the holocaust. >> jadiann: kelli o'hara has the story. >> reporter: the scene of the crime you can see where this sculpture once stood. it rested upon this marble piece overlooking a beautiful pond and now the cemetery along with itself

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