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into his s.u.v. window. police didn't find a weapon on him or in his vehicle. he was waiting for help when police responded to a call from a person driving by. his family has called for the officer to be charged. now the officer didn't activate her darb cam so there is no footage of what happened before other officers arrived. john cuoco 7 news. >> ryan: the family of a plaque man shot and killed by police in north carolina expected to see the videof fire. his death prompted two days of violence in the city of charlotte. >> kim: state of emergency there and the national guard called in. brandon gunnoe joins us with more. >> reporter: we just heard from the family's attorney. they've not seen the video yet but they want to as soon as possible. they're calling for peace and justice. police have video of the deadly shooting of
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the video will be shown to the victim's practice but not to released to the public. the video does not show scott pointing a gun at police. officers say he ignored commands to drop his weapon. witnesses say they never saw a gun. last night protests in the city turned violent. one person was shot by another protester now in critical condition. the governor issued a state of emergency. the national guard arrived. the white house said the issues of distrust between police and communities. >> if there are legitimate concerns, that have been raised about inequities in our criminal justice system. >> reporter: loretta lynch called for the violent protests to stop. >> we need your voice. we need your passion. we need your commitment. but i urge those responsible for bringing violence to
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stop. you are drowning out the voices of economies. and change and you are ushering in more tragedy and grief. >> reporter: the police officer who fired at scott was not wearing a body camera because he was in civilians clothes. brandon gunnoe, news. >> kim: it's likely the police shooting, most recently in tulsa and charlotte will be a big topic at the first presidential debate. jadiann thompson here with more on the road to the white house. >> reporter: both candidates have condemned deadly police the day off, donald trump took the opportunity to toughen his stance. >> reporter: the violence protests like this in charlotte won't be tolerated, donald trump says, if he is elected president. >> we honor and recognize the right of all americans to peacefully assemble, protest and demonstrate. but there is no right to engage in violent disruption. >> reporter: speaking in pits burck he toughened his stance on supporting police. saying there is a line
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chaos. while acknowledging officers' actions must be scrutinized. >> we must do everything we can to ensure that they are properly trained, that they respect 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 mate senator tim kaine speaking in nevada said clinton wants to invest in more training for community policing to head off problems before they start. better bridges between law enforcement and the communities they serve. >> reporter: the only appearance clinton made on a taped come deshow for the funny or die website. >> as secretary how much words per minute can you type and how do president barack obama like his question, like himself, weak. >> those are out of date
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>> reporter: as the debate stage is being built, clinton's campaign says she is working on preparing for the debate. -like's campaign says she used the debate as the most important day in the election so far. jadiann thompson, 7 news. >> kim: 7 news will be in new york when the two candidates meet for the first debate. we'll have live reports on monday on 7 news. breaking millions of yahoo! accounts hit by hackers. the company saying as many as 500 million accounts are affected. this summer yahoo! started an investigation after hackers claimed to get users names, passwords and personal information. yahoo! believes a person acting on behalf of a government is responsible for the hack andrea hao is recommending people change those pass words. >> ryan: patriots taking on the texans in foxboro. brissett will be getting his start. he stepped into a starting role the first of his nfl career. >> kim: it's likely we
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in uniform. we've coverage and we begin with joe amorosino on the latest on the pats. >> reporter: patriots set to start. brissett against the texans. we've two 2-0 teams but the quarterback scenario has dominated the week. remember just four days between games here for the patriots. the thought was they would work with garoppolo, give him treatment and possibly suit him up as just a backup tonight but according to esnp mike even suit up as a backup so it's all about the rookie who arrived here at gillette stadium minutes ago. in just his third nfl game he will start on national television. belichick really was hit with a ton of questions this week and as always, handled them in a way that only he can. >> i coach the team. medical people handle the injuries. they don't call plays. i don't do surgery.
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response when pressed about the status of jimmy garoppolo's injured right shoulder but the patriots head coach was a bit more forthcoming when asked about jack objecty brissett. >> he has done a good job for you, he is in here early, good physical talent. he improved steadily since he has been here. >> reporter: brissett improving so much that the patriots didn't feel the need to sign another quarterback paving the way for the third round pick make his first career start. a scenario that seems to have the support of the patriots lockerroom. >> he is a smart young kid. i know he hasn't been in the nfl for a long time but he seems, you know, to, to really grasp what the offense is trying to do. he learns well from the coaches. >> he is like every other young player that has come in here. been eager to learn and excited about being here. just trying to get better. >> reporter: as for
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he remains day to day, eager to join. >> it's supertough watching the guys work hard every week and it's tough not to be out there with them but i'm doing everything i can to be out there skins as soon as possible. >> reporter: the gronk said that he planning ons playing tonight. we saw him come out in practice with his pads own even though the rest of the team didn't have pads on. said he was trying t pads back on. if he can play that will go a long way in helping brissett's cause against a tough houston defense. joe amorosino, 7 news. >> ryan: a familiar face taking the field for the texan. vince wilfork will be back in town but wearing a different jersey. while fans will be excited to see him, you can expect he will pose a threat to the patriots offense.
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fox row. >> reporter: patriots welcoming back a couple of familiar face, bill o'brian, mike brainle plays line backer, but the most recent patriot to flock down to hose torn, vince wilfork who is not all about nostalgia tonight. >> spend 11 why years up there. you know, maybe, made great friends and to this day still have a bunch of friends up there. >> reporter: after up for 179 games as a patriot vince wilfork returns to patriot as a visiting player tonight. don't expect the five him probowler to be overly sentimental when he hits the fields. >> it will be a little different getting dressed in a different uniform. but as far as the game goes, game is played between the lines. >> reporter: wilfork and the rest of the texans defense preparing for the unknown this week, due to
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won't be a factor. >> one thing i know belichick will have the team ready to play. i guarantee you that. so if anybody hanging their hat thinking we're going to get a teaming that's going to lay down they're crazy. >> reporter: the patriots are always at their best playing in front of the fans. >> we got to be on our a. game. one of the toughest buildings to play in. they pride themselves on win at home so it's a challenge for us. >> have the tools defensively to be at the top of their game. despite bill o'brian being more of an offensive mind the best players reside on the defensive side of the ball for the texan, trey daerr, 7 news. >> kim: even with all this uncertainty in the line-up patriots fans are putting their faith in their team. dan hausle spoke to some fans about how they're feeling about tonight and dan is live at gillette. >> reporter: they have
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make much their starting quarterback. patriots fans say they're ready for another new face as starting q.b. many insisting they like what they have seen. >> he can move. there worries, he has the skills to do is it. >> he hasn't given me a reason to doubt him. no interceptions yet. we were all worried about garoppolo week one and those worries were eliminated. >> reporter: here at the proshop they've garoppolo shirts and edelman, they have some o people for tonight but not the starter, brissett this is no jerseys or tee shirts to be found. maybe that is what they had with the quarterback to be named later or maybe that shows faith in the man in the gray hoodie. >> belichick will game plan. >> reporter: the possibly rush of run familiar face could help. fans excited at the possibly the gronk may be healthy enough to play his first game of the season. >> we want gronk to play.
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catch. >> reporter: help out the rookie q.b.? >> yes. >> reporter: if brissett plays well enough maybe they'll stock his jersey in the proshop. dan hausle, 7 news. >> ryan: following more news today. the man accused of planting explosives in new york and new jersey is still being held at the hospital. rahami is facing federal terror related charges. heave shot at least 11 times in monday's police confrontation that red his wife is returning to the u.s. she is being accompanied by an air marshal. she travelled to pakistan in june for the summer. when questioned earlier this week she told the f.b.i. she knew nothing about her husband's terror plot. the f.b.i. is trying to track down two other men caught on camera. the feds think the men took a bomb out of a bag and left the device behind. >> kim: back here in
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pleading guilty to terror charges. this man is admitting to his role in a plot to kill a conservative blogger on behalf of the islamic state. byron barnett live in south boston. >> reporter: nick last ravinski is facing from 15-22 years if prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges in federal court. admittered terrorist ravinski pled guilty to pledging his support to icirms behead americans including a conservative activist in new york and plotting to bring down the u.s. government p. the 25-year-old from warwick, rhode island, was arrested in the summer of 20 have a shortly after one of his alleged co-conconspirators was shot and killed by boston police and the f.b.i. in a roz lynndale parking lot. a third alleged could conspiracior was also arrest and is awaiting trial. in court when the judges
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pleading guilty. he said in the interests of himself and the american people he should pay for his crimes. >> i can't comment -- >> reporter: because. >> there is a pending trial. >> reporter: no comment from prosecutors but rav ins ky's defense spoke to reporters on his behave. >> he was seduced by extremist ideology. it's important to note he never actually hurt anybody, never came close to carrying out the out landish plans but he has responsibility for the conspiracy crimes that are charged here and will face very harsh penalties for that. he is unequivocally renounced violence, renounced terrorism. he has come a long, long way since he was first arrested ?last summer and the period shortly thereafter. he has returned to being the person he was before all of this started. >> reporter: he will be sentenced in march. in addition to getting prison time he will be put
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byron barnett, 7 news. >> kim: sky 7 mansfield after a train hit and killed a man. transit police say a trespasser jumped on to 9 tracks in front of a train and he died. train heading from provement dense to boston are postponed while police investigate. the southbound track has reopened. >> ryan: the braintree police chief announcing his retirement after an evidence scandal at his department. the chief says he will retire next month after jenkins sieved as chief for the past four years, a resunday audit showing $500,000 was found missing, guns, drugs and permanent property also stolen. >> kim: still to come a shocking accusation after a celebrity split. reports that brad pitt is under investigation accused of chilled abuse. >> ryan: deadly drive in north andover.
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pedestrians is killed. >> kim: a police officer honored for his brave require. >> reporter: in one hour, only viewed in italy, a relic here in massachusetts, hundreds coming out to see
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a report he allegedly got abusive with one of his children. >> kim: she asked for full custody of their six children. alarming accusations against brad pitt. t.m.z.reports that pitt was verbally and physically abusive with one of his children. the reports say pitt was drunk and belligerent on the tarmac. jolie filed for divorce from pitt monday of separation at september 15. pitt denies the allegations according to tmz. jolie is seeking full custody of their children. marryior cotillard announcing her pregnancy with her long time boyfriend. shooting down rumors of a relationship between her and pitt. so in separate statements both jolie and pitt do say their split is for the wellbeing of their children.
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disney, a little boy who is battling a life-threatening condition getting a superhero sendoff for a magical trip. >> reporter: a chance of late afternoon showers. time line up next. every time a new charter school opens in massachusetts, it takes funding away from regular public schools in that area. this year alone, charter schools will take more than 400 million dollars away from neighborhood public schools. that's not right. public schools and giving it to charters, let's devote public resources to all of our students... not just a select few. don't lift the cap on charter schools.
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pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught in a web of opiate and heroin addiction. doug griffin: our insurance company indicated that courtney's problem wasn't a matter of life and death - so she wasn't eligible for treatment. pam griffin: she told me that she didn't want to live like this anymore...
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doug griffin: our family's tragedy could happen to any family... 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 - ...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 struggle to achieve recovery. pam griffin: kelly believes recovery is possible. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte and i approved this message. >> announcer: now 7 weather with chief meteorologist jeremy reiner. >> reporter: warm now,
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weekend. getting into that cooler weather will require a little work in the form of clouds. and a few showers likely tomorrow evening but not wide spread rain. unfortunately. for the drought. jet stream looking like this at this time but then it'll bend and shape itself to look like that for the weekend. into early next week. which will usher in some cool air, normal high around 70 degrees, tomorrow afternoon, low to middle 80's the cool front will come through here tomorrow tomorrow evening you will feel the cooler fall feel to the air. it will be established for the weekend and into early next week it's not chilly or cold. temperatures are close to normal but much cooler than where they are now. the city at 71 thanks to a sea breeze, norwood 84. bedford 81. fitchburg 86 with mostly sunny skies. a batch of clouds to the south and another batch to the northwest. that is the cold front.
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air, just showing up across southern canada but it doesn't bore us tonight. a -- bother us, temperatures at kickoff in the low 70s. for most of the game around 70 degrees, after midnight lows generally upper 50s to lower 60s with mostly clear skies. a little more humidity late tonight and i think out there tomorrow. it will not be oppressive but more humid than where we have been the last couple of afternoons. a late-day shower, temperatures timeline tomorrow showing the scattering of showers, they will be hit and mix some of you may go the entire afternoon and not have one drop of rain and then the band of cloudiness right here is the front dropping south presses down to the south coast and on to the cape tomorrow evening. so tomorrow before the front comes through boston around 86. scituate 85. i think the front will come through the city of boston probably around 6:00, 7:00. earlier in the day the sea
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at 82. then by 5:00 or 6:00 pm on cape ann and the sea coast it may be down to the 60s. that is how sharp the cooldown will be. fitchburg 85. worcester 83. out on the cape temperatures in the low 80s, there goes the front. sunshine with a few clouds, breezy conditions both saturday and again on sunday with high temperatures in the upper 60s, sunday probably only in the low to middle 60s but great for picking apple, partly mostly sunny describes in the orchard. i got honey crisp and cider donuts as well. s. see you at 5:30. >> ryan: thank you so much. dream come true for a six-year-old from medford. giovanni is headed to walt disney world. >> kim: look at him. nancy chen was there as he met all his favorite disney characters for a special
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>> reporter: mr. and mrs. incredible greeting incredible little boy from medford. a special sendoff thursday morning at logan airport for giovanni as part of make-a-wish, massachusetts, and rhode island. the destination is disney world. >> i'm excited to go on the plane. [laughter] >> reporter: it's a welcome break for the family. giovanni has been in and out of the hospital since he was born with a life-threatening heart conditi basically and he has had four open heart surgeries, he has had other surgeries to fix his other organs. >> reporter: the only thing he has to worry about for a week is which attraction to visit first. >> we got -- go we're ready to go. been a pretty rough ride for him. so we're looking forward to being a normal family for a week. >> reporter: in all 10 make-a-wish children will be spending a week in florida
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just for them on friday. but clearly the fun starts for diovan vannie before takeoff. a trip magical from start to finish. after being greeted by firefighters -- [applause] he was treated to an incredible themed party at the gate attended by his favorite characters, all employee, a star-studded acceptedoff with plenty more adventure but it's something much more simple that makes >> what are you looking for? >> being with my family. >> reporter: nancy check, 7 news. >> kim: gillette stadium paying a price for bruce springstein's long show. >> ryan: dog finds itself into the path of an oncoming train but thanks to an mbta worker, charlie is on the
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>> ryan: thank you for spending part of your thursday with us, there is another hour of 7 news ahead. >> kim: 7 news at 5:30 comes your by now branches necking news, yahoo! users urged to change their passwords as the company reveals 500 million accounts were hacked. >> ryan: a motorcycles dies after slamming into people in north andover. >> jadiann: leaking into homes, hank investigates how old electrical wiring is causing dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. >> ryan: trappers wrangle and 8-foot long cobra. first here at 5:30 breaking news out of oklahoma where the data has decided to charge a police officer with first degree manslaughter in the shooting much an unarmed black man.


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