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sky 7 hd over the scene. that's on warren street. the car flipped over on the side. >> several people are injured there. byron barnett live in roxbury with the breaking details force us. >> yeah, this accident we're told involves three, possibly four cars or four people that are injured. behind me you can look and see the scene here, the car to the far left is the car that police are saying was stolen and that car came around the into the car in front of this white van, caused a chain reaction. slammed into the car in front of them. >> the victim said their car was stolen and the police said their car was stopped and the car took off. police are not saying this was a pursuit. witnesses say it looked like a pursuit to them. it came around the corner at a
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it caused a chain-reaction crash with a couple of other cars. two people in that car -- there were two people -- three people in the car, two people were injured, one of them a juvenile. they were taken to the hospital and a witness says that there was a third person in the car who was arrested. two other people in the other cars were also treated and released at the scene for injuries. oven in the police officers was hurt. but we understand that one firefighter on the scene was injured in that sense.
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also breaking news, we're watching out of wilmington where police are investigating a crash in the parking lot of a rite aid. it appears there were three cars involved in this crash. we have a crew headed to that scene and we'll keep you updated as we get it. >> a guilty verdict in the murder trial accused of killing an army veteran today, peter castillo. the the jury came back with the verdict >> today they began with closing arms inside suffolk superior court. the jury went out, began those deliberations a little after 1:00 this afternoon before reaching a verdict just be 90 minutes. there was an outburst in the courtroom from the defendant's family. the rooment was crowded with family members from both sides
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years old of salem, was found guilty of first-degree murder. all of this happening a short time ago. he was found guilty of shooting steve perez in the theater district. this happened here in boston back in 2012. now, the murder was captured on cell phone video and shown to the jury. castillo's attorney suggested this was a case of self-defense. the district attorney spng ago here at the courthouse. >> the evidence was very strong and compelling that the defendant commit the murder in the first degree, and i think the jury's verdict and really the relative speed in which they delivered delivered it showed that the evidence was powerful. >> emotional. that's really it. knowing that this is all over
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it's emotional. >> the fact that the verdict we disagree with strongly and we will exercise his rights to appeal. >> castillo will be brought back here to the courthouse on monday morning when the judge will officially sentence him under the first-degree murder conviction to life behind bars without the possibility of proafl here. steve cooper, 7news. wefo news out of new york. the fbi is now searching for two people of interest connected to bombs planted in new york city this weekend. detectives say the two men in this photo took a suitcase that was left on a manhattan sidewalk on saturday. police already captured the person who was accused of planting the bombs. >> but now police say these two men are witnesses and they certanly want to find them and talk to them. brandon gunnoe live in the newsroom with these breaking details.
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not suspects and will not be arrested. they really just want to talk to them. police say they were caught on surveillance video removing an explosive device from a piece of luggage on saturday. this happened in new york's chelsea neighborhood, the location of the bombing. the fbi is asking for help finding the men so they can ask them a few questions. the explosive device was one of several planted in new york city and new jersey. one of the pressure cooker bombs went off saturday night injuring dozens of people. police do not, again, think the two men who found plot. >> we looked at the video quite a number of times and it shows that they were out walking along the street. they saw the bag on the swat, they admired the bag. they opened the bag, they removed what turned out to be a pressure cooker, placed it on the sidewalk and rolled the bag away, carried the bag away on the street. >> police now want that bag. the bombing suspect is facing several charges including the
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rahami is in the hospital recovering from injuries sustained during a confrontation with police. officials say they are waiting for him to be medically cleared before they start to interview him. authorities found rahami's journal which they say references osama bin laden and other terrorists. now, authorities say in the journal he also made a warning about bombs going off in the streets. >> in the newsroom, brandon gunnoe, 7news. we're following a developing story. violent protests in charlotte, north carolina overnight after a police threw water bottles and rocks at officers and today the city's police chief says the man who was shot and killed was carrying a handgun but the victim's family says he was carrying a book. >> reporter: a fatal shooting of a black man saturday afternoon, an incident which police and witnesses give conflicting accounts. >> we've got shots fired, one
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shot 43-year-old keith lamont scott. officers encountered him while trying to serve warrants at a different man at an apartment complex. the police chief says scott ignored his demands to drop his weapon. >> a weapon, a handgun. i can also tell you we did not find a book that has been made reference to. >> reporter: multiple witnesses on social media and in interviews said scott had no gun and had been sitting in his car reading a book, awaiting his son's arrival fromch minding his business, waiting for his son to get off the bus and lost his life. that's not right. >> at least one community activist called for an economic boycott of the city. >> since black lives do not matter for the city then this does not matter. >> causing non-life-threatening injuries to 16 officers. charlotte's mayor... >> we all see this as a tragedy and want to work toward a
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>> that includes police preparing for the potential of more demonstrations tonight. mark barger, nbc news, charlotte. >> meantime, deadly decision has sparked outrage in tulsa, oklahoma after police shot and killed an unarmed black man in the middle of the street. police helicopter and cruiser dash-cam captured the police shooting of 40-year-old terrance friday. the the officer has been put on paid administrative leave while local and federal officials investigate what happened. last night people protested in the stres officer responsible in the shooting. clutcher's family also wants justice but an attorney for the officer who fired the shots says she made the right decision in the moment. >> and she formed the opinion that this guy is really, really high on something, probably pcp, and those people are highly unpredictable. >> it's the most devastating thing that has ever happened to me in my life.
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terrance but for all of those killings across our country. >> the u.s. justice department and local district attorney's office are both investigating that shooting. in the race for the white house, both presidential candidates reacting to the police shootings in tulsa and charlotte, which is mentioned. edward lawrence has the latest from the campaign trail. >> donald trump reached out to the african-american community holding his campaign event in a cleveland church. he reacted to over the past 48 hours. first the shooting and killing of a black motorist with his hands up at the hands of tulsa police. >> i don't know what she was thinking. but i'm very, very troubled by that. >> reporter: trump says we have to get to the bottom of the charlotte shooting where police claim a man stepped out of his car with a gun. trump's comments were less inflammatory than he has been, that may be in response to the latest polls.
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they have concerns with trump easy comments about women, immigrants and muslims. in contrast, the poll shows that 64% of voters have concerns about hillary clinton's handling of classified information and use of a private email server while secretary of state. >> clinton went back to the campaign trail today in the battleground state of florida while pushing her economic agenda and she says too many african-americans end up dead at the hands of >> we have two more names to add to a list of african-americans killed by police officers in these encounters. it's unbearable and needs to become intolerable. >> reporter: clinton went on to walk a thin line saying both police and communities all races need do better. >> the candidates will continue to campaign in battleground states. tomorrow donald trump will be in pennsylvania, hillary clinton is sending her running mate to california, then nevada. edward lawrence, nbc news,
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a boston man arraigned in court, caught upskirting on the mbta. a female passage on the t accused him of videotaping up her skirt. police also discovered he was wanted for rape and 2 counts of indecent assault and battery. a toddler survived the night after he was rushed to the hospital. police say he was hit by a car on brockton last night. the child was struck in the feet 7'st feet from his home. child's grandfather. >> it happened in a instant. police say the 2-year-old ran away from his mother and darted into the street. seconds later he was darted for the car just feet from the front door of his home. the boy's grandfather tells us he survived the night at mass general hospital but the little
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calendars? hockey is back at the garden. check out this time-lapse video. hard to believe it, but they'll be back on the ice monday for their first preseason game. >> that's amazing what they can do on ice, too. looks so good. >> i can't believe how quickly th >> there goes the last part of the video there. >> oh, wait. it sped up. >> you're funny. >> or cheesy. >> well, summer almost officially over, can you believe it. >> yeah, the clock is ticking, jeremy, and mother nature seems to be in cooperation for the most part. >> yeah, exactly, especially this weekend it will certainly be fall out there saturday and sunday but not tomorrow. right now the city at 82. here is the big difference from
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lower 40s, a much drier air mass so it's a dry heat if you will. that's the case against tomorrow and really into friday. then the jetstream will take on this configuration right here, which will usher in cool refreshing canadian air for the weekend as well as next week. today numbers are 10 above the normal high of 71. and that's the case again tomorrow and then on friday. a cool front will come through, helping to rearrange that jetstream and that shot of cool air and high temps on sda and sunday, below normal. mid- and upper 60s. in the city right now, 82, bedford at 80 degrees. worcester 75 out on the islands, temps running into the 70s. here are the dewpoint temps again. they are low, certainly much lower than yesterday and the dry air warm up fast and cools off nicely as you work through the evening hours. for tonight, mostly clear, a comfortable night for sleeping with lows for most of you was in the mid-50s.
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lower 60s early tomorrow morning. and tomorrow another warm one with mostly sunny skies. but like today, it's dry heat. fall gets going at 10:21 tomorrow morning but you won't know it because the temps tomorrow afternoon, 82 to 87. 80s for the kick-off. temps tomorrow morning, comfortable, low humidity. in fact, almost no humidity with temperatures running into the upper 60s by the ends of the game. that's tomorrow for you. friday morning sun, clouds in the afternoon and an evening shower. that's the cold front. temps on friday for the front into the 80s. for the weekend, a few morning clouds on saturday, breezy through the day, and that's a cool breeze with temps in the upper 60s. sunday mostly sunny skies. low temps sunday morning including the city of boston
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mid-60s by sunday afternoon. sigh at 4:30. >> all right, jr. time now for fast track traffic. let's get a check of the roads with matt fitzgerald. >> we'll begin on the masspike west at newton corner, dealing with a disabled vehicle in the left lane. it's tough getting by that. tow truck just pulled up moments ago so it should be clear within the next 10 minutes. back to the austin tolls up to this in, once you get past it you'll hit some traffic again by the weston tolls. looking at from boston as you get by that accident. we'll take a look on the expressway. it's top on the expressway south out of the o'neill tunnel, you'll be in heavy traffic from granite ave to the braintree split. the northbound side of the expressway is jammed heading into the tunnel. on 93 north the upper deck of 93 north is very heavy right out of the tunnel, all the way up past 128. the lower deck of 93 is tough going back before the hood plant all the way into the o'neill tunnel. i'm matt fitzgerald, 7news.
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members of the brockton high school football team. the players rescued a cat that was stuck down a drainpipe minutes before a game. the guys used a bucket and rope to rescue him. the cat may have brought them some luck, because the team won in an upset victory. as for the cat, i hear she ran off. hopefully doing okay. next on 7news, parents and students on alert and in action. why the environmental police were called to an elementary school today. >> and ahead at 5:00, defending her decisions ahead of a company testifying before congress. we'll be back on the news station. one in eight women will face breast cancer. early detection can mean the difference between life and death. planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. why? because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose.
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>> following several breaking stories. wilmington where police are investigating a crash in the parking lot of a rite aid. sky 7 over that scene where it appears there were three cars involved in the crash. two of them have smashed-up froantdz. we have a crew headed to the scene now and will keep you updated as we get more informing. >> out of roxbury, many people have been injured in a rollover


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