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breach affecting around 500 million user accounts. this summer yahoo! said it was investigating an incident in which hackers said to have infill rated. there were reports hackers were selling the information on-line. bank account information weren't stolen. the site says they've notified those who have been affect and they're recommending people who haven't changed their password since 2014 do so now. >> jadiann: a man died after being hit by an amtrak train in mansfield. crews have been on the scene all afternoon investigating what went wrong here. >> ryan: this is causing delays between providence and boston. jonathan hall is in mansfield. he joins us live on the phone with breaking details. >> reporter: sad scene here, mansfield commuter rail station remains closed at this hour. transit police say a northbound train struck and killed an unidentified guy who had jumped on the tracks in front of a speeding train
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just about 12:30. trains are authorized to go 125 miles an hour but they were' crawling southbound when the track was reopened just after 3:00 pm. by the way the northbound track remains closed at this hour as investigators continue to work the scene. the state medical examiner has been here. we saw the vehicle leave with the body of the victim. we spoke to a young woman who was stuck in a southbound train as police investigated. the inconvenience bothered sadness of a life lost. northbound trains are not getting through from new york and providence. but police assure us the patriots train will be running down to foxboro tonight. they're going to get that northbound train on to the southbound side to get it up to boston. they'll be able to pick up fans and bring them down to the stadium. reporting live in mansfield, jonathan hall, 7 news. >> jadiann: we're also following breaking news out of charlotte, north carolina, where the governor
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protests now continue. it's all in response to tuesday's officer involved shooting of a black man. the police chief saying the man was carrying a gun when he was shot and there is video of what happened. >> ryan: the attorney general speaking out about the investigation a short time ago. brandon gunnoe live with those breaking details. >> reporter: the charlotte police chief says he wants the investigation to be transparent. his department will release vido of the deadly shooting to the victim's family but not to the general public. the chief says the veo shows the deadly shooting of keith la month scott. it doesn't show scott pointing a gun at anyone. police say scott ignored the commands to drop his weapons. witnesses say he appeared to be unarmed. police station were not involved in that shooting. one protester, one protester shot another one. the windows of several businesses in charlotte were shattered. several others were looted.
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governor to issue a state of emergency. this morning the national guard as you can see arrived to help the city's first responders. while u.s. attorney general loretta lynch called for the violent protests to stop. >> i know these are difficult times. and i know that the events of recent days are painfulfully unclear and they call out for answers. but i also know that the answer will not be found in the violence of recent days. let us all seek a peaceful way state governor said he hasn't changed his mind about a law he signed making it harolder for police shooting videos to be released. brandon gunnoe, 7 news. >> ryan: new details on the terror takedown in new york and new jersey. according to reports from the "wall street journal" the wife of the bombing suspect is back in the u.s. reports say rahami's wife gave a statement to officials. she travelled to pakistan in june and is not considered a
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after he was wounded in the police shoot-out. doctors hope to speak to him in the next day or two. the f.b.i. also looking for two men in this image. investigators took a back off the sidewalk in chelsea but left behind an explosive device that had been invite. police say the man are considered witnesses, not suspects. >> jadiann: the election is just 90 day ace -- away. hillary clinton is preparing for monday's debate. edward lawrence has the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: the violent protests like this in charlotte wouldn't be tolerated, donald trump says, if he is elected president. >> we honor and recognize the right of all americans to peacefulfully assemble. protest, and demonstrate. but there is no right to engage in violent disruption. >> reporter: speaking in pittsburgh he toughened his
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between civilization and chaos. while acknowledging officers actions must be scrutinized. >> we must do everything we can to ensure that they are properly trained, that they protect all members of the public and that any wrong doing is always and it will be by them vigorously addressed. ? >> reporter: hillary clinton's running made senator tim kaine speaking in nevada says clinton wants to invest in more training for community policing to head o they start. >> there is a need to build better bridges between law enforcement and the communities they serve. >> reporter: the only appearance clinton made is on a taped comedy show for the funny or die website. >> as secretary how many words can you type and how does president obama like his coffee, like himself. week. >> those are really out of
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>> reporter: as the debate stage is being build clinton's campaign says she is working on preparations for the debate. hillary clinton's campaign says she views the debate monday as the most important day in the leaks so far. edward lawrence, nbc, washington. >> ryan: we're following more news today. a rhode island man accused of trying to plot against and help isis was back in court this afternoon. prosecutors say he and a blogger last year. byron barnett has more. >> reporter: now admitted terrorist nicklaus rav ins ky faces anywhere from 15-22 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court today. the 25-year-old from warwick, rhode island, is charged with plotting with two other men to support isis, behead americans and bring down the u.s. government. one of his alleged co-conspiraciors rahim, the
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in june of 2015. now the alleged other co-conspiracior is awaiting trial. when the judge asked why he is pleading guilty he said in the interests of himself and of the american people i should pay for my crimes. now afterwards his attorney spoke to reporters calling him a vulnerable young man seduced by extremist ideology. in addition to jail time, he will be also be gti probation for life. his official sentencing will take place in march. byron barnett, 7 news. >> jadiann: a cohasset attorney called to court facing charges after a dead lir accident in brockton opinion the driver is charged with motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation after aedge willedly hitting and killing a 66-year-old man with her car back in june. police say she backed into him while he was walking on the sidewalk. police rushed to the victim
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honoring heroes with the george hanna awards for bravery in the line of duty. >> policing the george l. hanna medal of honor. [applause] >> ryan: that award is named for a state trooper killed in the line of duty in 1983. governor charlie baker presented the awards to 22 members of the law enforcement community in 6 departments. >> jadiann: turning to the forecast. a beautiful day in the city. a warmta so when will it start to feel like fall? chief meteorologist jeremy reiner is here with our forecast. >> reporter: i think some evening and certainly this weekend there will be much cooler air taking over southern new england. right now not the case there, is a sea breeze in town so boston, logue arnold -- logan at 72. fitchburg at 85. the cape, upper 70s to around 80's dew point temperatures upper 40s to around 50. out at boston logan you are
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air. but jennifer -- overall it's a day that doesn't have much humidity. for the afternoon and this evening, it will be warm. overnight mostly clear, mild. lows into the lower 50s in the cool spots. lower 60s in downtown boston. it's this cool front, this is the leading edge of essentially fall. and this will charge into new england late tomorrow afternoon with an increase in clouds, a few scattered showers tomorrow evening then behind this weather system, yeah, much cooler for both saturday and sunday. we'll talk more numbers in a few. >> ryan: patriots preparing to take on the texans tonight in foxboro. we'll do it with their third string quarterback brissette. garoppolo may not be in uniform after injuring his shoulder, joe amorosino has the latest on all the pats news of the day. >> reporter: whole lot of pats news down here. the patriots are 2-o are hosting the houston texans
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brady who is suspended, without jimmy garoppolo, with a significant shoulder injury so it's on to plan c. brissette who is ready to make his first career start on national television. mike reece reporting they don't plan to dress jimmy -- greater low. he could have served as backup if up to speed but it does not appear that he will even dress for the game. that job as a backup quarterback or emergency finance would fall on to edelman inside. while garoppolo waited three years, brissette is expected to make his nfl start three games into his rookie season. he looked poised in his nfl debut last sunday completing
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of garoppolo but the game is in the past. despite making his first year start on national television, brissette says that he is treating this week and this game like any other week. that is hard to believe but one thing that would help his cause would be the return of rob gronkowski. he said that he plans on playing tonight. that would help in a big way. reporting lye at gillette stadium, joe amorosino, 7 sports. >> jadiann: many fans had de until he was thrown into the game last sunday. dan hausle live for us at gillette stadium with more on what fans are saying about this. dahn? >> reporter: a lot of fans don't know much about this guy. some say they do have his number and they like what they see. as you heard joe say they're hoping a familiar face returns to help out. pats fans got a glimpse of brissette last weekend but nobody is sure what to expect from number 7 as the
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anything can happen. >> not often you see a third string quarterback play starting a game. so -- it will be interesting. >> reporter: others are convinced they like what they've seen so far. >> i like him. he is 6' 6". 230 i want to say. he is a mobile quarterback. everything he has shown us through pre-season shows that he has got what it takes. >> reporter: the hopes for brissette and for the team in general will go up if the gronk can play. gronk has been out with a pre-season ham string but there are indications he may be able to go. >> great time. i think he would be awe so many. >> reporter: pats fans are optimistic despite all the team has been through and at 2-0 playing at home how can you blame them. gronk or no gronk? >> i got something on my phone saying he is telling his team mates he is praying, if he doesn't pull out a win it won't be as easy. >> reporter: if you want
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have to bring your own gear. there is no number 7 jerseys in the proshop. it's a brissette-free zone. >> jadiann: going to be a big night for the pats tonight. >> ryan: they may have to stock the proshop tomorrow. >> jadiann: catholics around boston getting a glimpse of history as the heart of a celebrated catholic saint goes on display. >> ryan: deadly drive under investigation after a motorcyclist was killed overnight. >> jadiann: we're following bak a man hit and killed by an amtrak train in mansfield. we're going to follow the story for you as we get more developments into the newsroom. stay with us, everyone,
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>> ryan: kath likes lining up to get a glimpse of history. the heart after celebrated saint is on display. >> jadiann: hundreds of people of st. padre tio. >> ryan: he is a monk in italy. he died in 1968 and was canonized in 2002. the heart is on display in massachusetts. this is the first time the relic has left italy. hundreds of people lining up to see the church in north end last night. touching and kissing that encased heart. the arch diocese of boston
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tonight and tomorrow at the cathedral of thes holy cross on washington street. >> jadiann: coming up here on 7 news, the pats and the texans kicking off the third week of nfl play. we'll have your line-up. >> reporter: lets dethis it. looks warm at gillette. we'll have that forecast and your weekend forecast. >> ryan: a dog hit by a train in jamaica plain. how he is getting a second chance at life. >> jadiann: new details in a shocking brad pitt reportedly being investigated for child
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pam griffin: we knew we had to save other families from losing their children. kelly reached out to us. doug griffin: she came to my family to learn more. pam griffin: she listened to what we had to say, who we were - she cared about us... she didn't know us. pam griffin: we talked about the ways to remove the stigma of addiction so parents can get help. doug griffin: kelly co-authored the comprehensive addiction and recovery act - this act will save kids' lives... ...and enable families to get the help they need. doug griffin: we don't want courtney to be remembered for her substance abuse, but rather for her pam griffin: kelly believes recovery is possible. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte and i approved this message. >> ryan: so it is officially the first day of fall but look at this. this looks like mid-summer. >> jadiann: yeah, doesn't feel like fall but it's going to come soon enough. we know what comes after
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feeling more like summer. >> ryan: enjoy the last couple of days of what we have left. >> reporter: then it will be spring, let's skip over the mid the season. is that okay? is that good? all right. lots of sunshine right now. 72 in the city. east wind at 8 miles an hour. again that is measured out of boston logan, so there has been a sea breeze, upper 70s close to 80 on the cape. low to middle 80s farther inland, fitchburg 85. the normal high should be in the lower 70s, with the sea breeze, the city a warm day. a warm first day of fall. the orange squares on my calendar indicating a warm day. had a bunch of them coming off the warmest august on record for boston and september. picking up where august leftoff about 4 degrees above normal. the warmest 90679 the coolest so far at 54 but that will change into the weekend. with the arrival of fall, again that happened this morning at 10:21. that is where the planet has
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and nighttime. not technically. it doesn't happen on the first day of fall because three things factor into that. the latitude determines when you have that equal balance of day and night which for boston is september 25th. also the sunrise and sunset if calculated based on when the top edge of the sun appears over the horizon then dips below so that will add a couple of minutes. the sun itself is bent. the bending of sunlight reflection will add a few so for us in the city again, that equalal balance of night and day is september 25th. but you get the point. here we are in fall. not feeling like it with the dew point 50s to around 60. i do think that humidity does creep up overnight tonight and through the day tomorrow. out ahead of a cold front. patriots game down at gillette warm companies with temperatures near 80. at kickoff mild, low 70s, when the game wraps up the numbers will be in the upper
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tomorrow partly sunny skies with late-day shower. it may not arrive until the evening down through the south coast and the cape. it is a day that feature temperatures between 81-86. again noon tomorrow there are a couple of scattered showers, maybe even a few rumbles of thund e not wide spread, boston it's sunny then tomorrow evening, as that front is pressing south that will usher inle through the city around 86 tomorrow afternoon. norwood 87. farther north here is the leading edge of the cooler air showing up. beverly and dracut, briefly you will reach the 80s then fall back to the 70s late tomorrow afternoon. high school feature will feature a lots of clouds and refreshing breeze which will set the stage for a delightful weekend. lots of sunshine saturday and sunday. but cool. high temperatures on sunday only in the low to mid 60s, see you at 4:30.
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a check of the ride home. >> reporter: we'll fly high above 128 southbound in canton. you see the cars slowing up on the ride seen of the screen. they're heating on to 95 heading to gillette. once you get past that on 128 you look good off to route 1 in dedham. zakim heavy both directions. southbound you will be he havey from mystic avenue exit to the o'neil tunnel opinion the northbod the leverett connector is also heavy in both directions. the expressway south is a mess coming out of the o'neil tunnel. this afternoon most of the way down to the split. the northbound side of the expressway is busy as you head into the o'neil tunnel. we'll take a look at the expressway from the o'neil tunnel to the braintree split looking at a 32 minute drive and if you are heading to gillette. not that bad from 128 to the route 1 off-ramp. looking at an 11-minute
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>> jadiann: we're on week 3. i'm jadiann thompson. let's talk about the pats probably not going to be jimmy g. out there. >> reporter: almost no chance. they are going to turn to jakoby brissett. going to rely only the running game. edelman, those are his guys. somebody is going to get lost in the think of danny amendola, send him down. >> jadiann: houston's defense is being looking good? >> >> reporter: you think of bill o'brian, you got to think of an offensive mind but the calling card is the defense. they got dudes up there. j.watts, jonathan joseph. patriots with a third string quarterback great matchup. top five fantasy defense. >> jadiann: across the league looking at team with
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means the chargers, who do you think they have left? >> rough go for the chargers in two weeks. rivers at quarterback, they lose woodhead. they lean allen. they got good young place at wide receivers. gordon was a dud a year ago as a rookie. he is a tar this year. melvin gordon. >> jadiann: go set your line-up. >> ryan: next here a snake scare, a giant snake pausing problems after it was caught in >> jadiann: a 6-year-old boy meeting his favorite disney characters. we're there when his make-a-wish dreams came
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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. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte: putting her personal interests ahead of your health care.
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>> announcer: this is 7 news at 4:30. >> jadiann: a motorcyclist killed in be a early morning crash on the authoritarianover lawrence line. two others hurt in the deadly drive. >> ryan: investigators are trying to figure out what led up to the crash. steve cooper has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: this stretch of route 114 is busy right now. it's open to traffic but it was closed for several hours overnight and with good
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everything together. witnesses describing perrifying homes that least one person dead, two people seriously injure and a driver who took off. >> as i came out the door it all opened up and the police started to arrive there. >> reporter: witnesses describing the scene overnight in lawrence at the north andover line. that is where police say the operator of a motorcycle struck a man and had woman crossing the street in the crosswalk. the motorcyclist ended up on the roader that is when police say he was run over by a car that kept going. >> you would aseem they knew they struck someone. we are not sure. unfortunately they didn't stop. >> reporter: the motorcyclist, a 64-year-old man from methuen was pronounced dead at the scene. other victims were rushed to the hospital. david ran out after the crash. >> it was very chaotic. that it was. thought about it all night. shocking.

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