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coast of the vineyard. a missing boater located after a week in the water. >> nancy: also remembering an icon. arnold palmer passes away. reaction from those who knew the golfing legend the best. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: good morning to you 5:00 on this monday morning. i'm nancy chen in for sarah. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. cool morning to start off. let's get a check of the forecast. chris lambert, good morning. >> chris: good morning, christa. good morning, nancy. notnl a jacket, but also some patches of fog a possibility in some of the suburbs. we have a frost advisory in place southwest of boston and west of boston until 8:00 a.m. freezing mark, 32 degrees in norwood right now. it's 36 in bedford. 49 in boston. so we're nowhere close to the freezing mark in the city. so we'll get rid of the patchy fog. we'll warm up nicely this afternoon. by 3:00, 4:00 p.m., many towns running close to 65, 66 degrees. it will be a nice day, beautiful
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however, we change the pattern up as we get out through much of the week, especially late week. cooler and wetter pattern likely ahead. more on that forecast ahead, as well. >> nancy: chris, thank you. time now for fast track traffic. how are those roads during, kris anderson? >> kris: things are looking good this morning. this is a live look 93 heading into boston, leverett connector and the zakim bridge right here illuminated in red this morning. let's go to the maps and show you what you're dealing with this morning. there is one problem we want tell you about. that is construction at 128 southbound at route 2a. a lot of construction projects clearing up. this one has two lanes blocked. it's causing some back-ups there. you see the red. no other problems to the north of us and in boston. it looks good as we get closer to the city. live look, this is down south of the city. you see the split to the tunnel about ten minutes on the expressway. 3, 24, 95 all looking good. same thing for the mass pike even as you get closer into boston right around the toll plaza. everything smooth sailing. take a look at you drive time
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with. 128 to 9312 minutes. 128 to the zakim, 11 minutes. back to you, guys. >> nancy: kris, thank you. we're now just 43 days away from the presidential election. the candidates are set to face off in the first debate. they're expected to focus on the direction of the country. >> christa: we'll likely see recent topics like police-involved shooting coming up. dan hausle is in new york with more on what we can expect. >> dan: hillary clinton meeting with israeli prime before heading home for last-minute debate prep near her chappaqua home. donald trump at his trump tower doing his own prep after he met with nate ebner -- netanyahu earlier in the day. trump has invited his critic mark cuban to sit in the front row prompting trump to tweet that he might ask jennifer
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that but we do not expect her to be there as a guest. >> dan: the clinton camp denies it's trying to rattle cuban. >> mark cuban was never involved in partisan politics. he thinks she'll do better for the economy, so he's endorsed hillary. >> dan: both campaigns say the candidates will focus on the issue. >> sarah: hillary clinton thinks this is an episode of shark tank, but this is america. it's serious business. >> dan: with polls neck and neck, most agree the debate could be a game changer. >> you can't win an election in a debate, you can certainly lose one. >> dan: with the two most unliked presidential candidates in the history, both will be challenged to show the public a side they may not have seen yet. >> she's got to come out of this debate, first of all, showing people her heart, her humor. >> donald trump presents himself as a calm, rational leader, that
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else. >> dan: we learned about the behind-the-scenes preparations. there have been a number of coin flips to decide things. we don't know who won which coin flip. we know hillary clinton will answer the first question. there will be six questions answered by two minutes and then a ten-minute discussion on each topic with a moderator keeping that discussion moving but making sure no one candidate dominates that conversation. we're on long island at hof hausle, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: 7news has you covered all throughout the presidential debate. you have a live report coming up in our next hour. >> sarah: firefighters rushing to a scene as a building goes up in flames in fitchburg. this happened at an abandoned school building on academy street. you can see the smoke pouring out of the billing there. no word on the cause of that fire. also breaking, police are looking for a suspect in an early morning stabbing in dorchester. according to ems, the stabbing
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around 2:30. crews say one victim was injured. no word on the victim's condition. no and right now family members mourning the loss of a five-year-old boy after he was hit and killed by a car in grafton. the accident happening right outside of his home. let's head out to grafton. there you see 7's john cuoco with more for us. john? >> john: christa, right now this is an active investigation, but at this point officials say it doesn't look like a crime was committed here. a tragic sunday in grafton. a young boy hit and killed outside of his house on samuel drive. police towed a minivan from the scene as detectives investigated. >> they're back breakers. i feel terrible. >> it happenled just before 4:00 p.m. the worcester county district attorney's office says state police are investigating, but this appears to be a terrible accident, not a crime. >> when i came back to the neighborhood, i knew it was
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and fire and another neighbor said a child was run over, and that's really all i know, but it's heartbreaking for the family and everyone for a child to be lost like that. >> a catholic priest who visited the by's family members tolds he prayed with them. he says they'd like some privacy. >> little kids will do what they co. it just was an accident, you know, i assume. those people. >> john: and the district attorney's office isn't planning on releasing the name of the boy or the driver. live in grafton this morning, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: new this morning a missing boater found off of martha's vineyard. rescue crews spotted 22-year-old nathan carmen in a raft on sunday. they say he is in good condition. nathan and his mother disappeared seven days ago after leaving for a fishing trip in
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searching for his mother and their boat. >> nancy: also this morn, the loss of a legend. golfer arnold palmer has died at the age of 87. he's ranked among the most important figures in golf's history. kris anderson with more on his impact. >> kris: truly a sports icon, sports history in general. arnold palmer won nearly 100 golf tournaments during his storied career an helped design more than 200 golf courses. new golfers and fans are mourning his loss. arnold palme he passed away due to complications related to heart problems. palmer won seven majors during his illustrious career and last played in a major at the 2004 masters when he was 75 years old. current pros posted their thoughts on twitter. tiger woods write, "thanks, arnold, for your friendship, counsel and a lot of laughs, your philanthropy and humility are part of your legend. it's hard the imagine golf without you or anyone more
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king"." mcilroy posted this picture and wrote, "remembering the special times i spent with mr. palmer at bay hill, a true pioneer for our sport, forever remembered." bay hill is the course in florida owned by arnold palmer. president obama also paying tribute online, writing, "here's to the king, as extraordinary on the links as he was generous to others. thanks for the memories, arnold." details for a memorial service have not yet been announced. that'she live in the newsroom, kris anderson. >> christa: a sad weekend in sports. fans also remembering all-star pitcher jose fernandez. the 24-year-old marlins' pitcher died sunday in a boating accident in florida. he and two other men died when the boat hit rocks at full speed and flipped over early sunday morning. fernandez defected from cuba at the age of 15. he was an all-star for the marlins this year and in 2014. officials calling this a tragedy for the entire area.
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now. it's really hitting home, and it's horrible. it's a tragic loss not only for the family and friends, but for the marlin community, the state of florida, major league baseball and anyone who met this gentleman. >> nancy: it's hitting a lot of people hard. david ortiz got emotional before sunday's game with the raysful during a moment of silence for fernandez, ortiz sharing his thoughts on twitter sunday writing, "i don't have the words to describe the pain i feel for the loss of my friend jose. good-bye, believe drugs nor alcohol played a role in the deadly accident. >> christa: and happening right now, police are searching for a suspect after a mass stabbing in boston. seven people were stabbed after a fight broke out in the theater district early sunday. all seven victims were rushed to the hospital with injuries. emerson college, which is right in that area, alerted students to stay inside as police investigated. >> i got a call at 3:00 a.m.
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at tremont street and students were injured and to stay where you are if you're in your dorm, that kind of thing. >> christa: police say they're searching for one suspect. investigators say they know who they are looking for. >> sarah:>> nancy: happening toa man will be sentenced after he was convicted of killing an army veteran in boston. peter castillo was found guilty of first-degree murder last wednesday after prosecutors say he shot and killed 22-year-old stephen perez in the theater distri b castillo faces life in prison without parole. in new york, police searching now for a missing b.u. student. investigators say zachery camhi was last seen one week ago on the east side of new york. camhi has bipolar disorder and officials say this is not first time he has disappeared. >> christa: new this morning, big change for middle schools could be coming to boston. according to the "globe," officials are thinking about switching up grades in both elementary and high school.
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the idea, here's 7's victoria warren in boston. good morning, vicki. >> victoria: good morning, christa. boston has seen enrollment numbers go down in their schools, especially in those middle school years, and that's where the thoughts of this whole idea comes from, so according to the "globe," boston's superintendent has been talking about the possibility of redoing most of the city schools so that high school would start in seventh grade instead of ninth, the problem is that enrollment schools will have to close, so boston has seen families moving away or enrolling hair kids in charter schools which have aggressively expanded, especially in grades six, seven and eight. so the plan would include elementary schools ending at grade six, high schools beginning at grade seven, and then concentrating support services for those middle-school years. there are three exam schools in boston. those schools would not be affected if changes like this
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victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: vicki, thank you. 5:11. we're just getting started on this monday morning. coming up, police opening fire in weymouth. a woman shot and in the hospital after officers are called to her home. >> christa: and wild weather causing trouble for nfl. the dangerous scene playing out in the skies over tampa bay. >> sarah: also honoring a victim of the boston marathon ?bombings. the new garden now keeping her memory alive. >> chris: morning. temperatures in many suburbs deep down into the 30s. warming it up into the mid-60s with lots of sunshine. chance of rain tomorrow morning. that forecast ahead. >> kris: had the grab a light jacket for the first time this season. you may have to grab one, too, and let your car warm up a bit. no traffic to deal with if you're head out. we'll have a full look at y ? keep on smiling with dunkin's delicious reese's peanut butter doughnut square.
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>> christa: we're back with wild weather causing trouble for people in parts of iowa. heavy rain forced officials to put flood warnings in effect. several thousand people in cedar rapids have left their homes as the cedar river is set to breech its banks. the river expected to crest at 24 feet today. also in florida, lightning delaying the ending of the sunday rams-buccaneers game by more than an hour. the storm rolling in with two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. so after rams ended up winning. >> nancy: wow. >> christa: quite a delay there. >> nancy: so many people might have been heading home. chris was saying a wearing a lighted jacket for the first time this season. >> christa: it's definitely chilly. chris, any warming later on today? >> chris: yes, in fact, we'll get into the mid-60s. closer to seasonal levels this afternoon. grab the light jacket. for some instances we have patches of fog on the ground and
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flowers early this morning. good morning, everyone. cold start. coldest temperatures to the south and west of boston, west of boston, north and west of boston, that's where we have frost advisories in place until 8:00 a.m. hull right now coming in 51 degrees. cambridge in boston at 49. you jump up into the western suburbs there, wayland 36. 35 in wellesley. so it's much cooler outside of boston. 35 in reading right now. 37 out there in concord and carlile and then 39 in so freezing mark. there and even if temperatures are running 35, 36 degrees, that's about six feet up off the ground, you can still get patchy fog. likely seeing that back through attleboro and taunton. tautdown down to 33. by the way, it's 32 in norwood. we this have some cold spots out there this morning, although you get across much of the cape. above the freezing mark, well above it by the time you go from chatham up to p-town. high pressure settling in today.
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warm front and cold front to the west of us. this is going to work through tomorrow morning. this will provide us with the opportunity of some showers in the morning. most of them falling in the morning hours here, and coming on through with that front, as this front tries the clear on out in the afternoon, i think we dry out in the afternoon and the brightest skies will be to the north and west of boston. although you get near the south coast, likely seeing some clouds lingering and perhaps a couple showers into mid-day across buzzards bay and the cape. wednesday into thursday, the pattern upper-level lows to the west of us in place, and that will start the try to pin wheel in some batches of moisture. so overall i do expect a lot of clouds around this week. and at times batches of showers working in. with the on-shore flow prevailing throughout much of the week, don't expect warmth to come back into new england. going to be a lot of highs in the 60s and lows in the 50s. you can see tons of clear skies from chicago westbound. but again, this area of the high pressure is not going to be
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settle off to the south and really jam up the pattern for several days to come some chilly start today. otherwise sunshine. a beautiful afternoon. 64 to 68 degrees. there are the clouds and somewhat unsettled weather. batches of shower working in from time to time. cooler on-shore flow. a lot of 60s to end the week. >> nancy: kris chris, thank you. krystle campbell was one of three people killed in the boston marathon. her family has been working on a the community. >> christa: now that dream has become a reality. take a look. ? what so proudly we hail ? >> nancy:. >> christa: on a bright, sunny, crisp fall day, hundreds gathered in medford square for a new peace garden named for krystle campbell. >> it's a beautiful, beautiful place to come. and it's being unavailable on a beautiful, beautiful day. you can feel any breeze that
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>> christa: krystal was one of four people killed during the marathon bollings. the peace garden is meant to remember the victims, survivors and first responders of that day. >> it's important to know they won't be forgotten. >> christa: the main feature of the fountain is a -- garden is a fountain with four pillars. for eight-year-old martin richard, a baseball glove. for b.u a book. and for sean collier a badge. for krystle campbell, a sun plowier. >> i'm grateful the day is here and it's finally open. it's really beautiful. >> christa: her parents say they can feel krystal's spirit in the garden, a place to serve as a peaceful sanctuary to reflect on goodness and innocence for anyone who visits. >> i hope they get calm and relax. >> christa: so more than 100,000 dollars was raised by the city of medford and the
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pay for that garden. >> nancy: really wonderful there. >> christa: i want the pay visit some time. looks beautiful. >> nancy: wonderful. up next, the streak. sox look to make it 11 straight. this one would need extra innings down in tampa bay. >> christa: and hitting the road for a good cause. thousands coming together to raise money for the jimmy fund
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>> chris: 5:24 on this monday morning. good morning, everyone. cold start. in fact, a frosty start in some of the suburbs. frost advisory many blue south and west of the city out through much of worcester county. 32 dress in norwood. 49 in boston. 36 in bedford. 39 in new bedford. so it's a chilly start. the coldest start that we've seen. you have to go back to mid-may last time and hit 49 degrees in boston. yesterday morning it was hit.
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guarantee with lots of sunshine. temperatures run into the low to mid-60s this afternoon. wet weather ahead, seven-day forecast coming up. >> and now time for 7sports with trey daerr. >> trey: whether you like him or not, roger clemens is the most accomplished pitcher ever to wear a red sox uniform. he struck out 20 batters in a game. he did it again 20 years later. 20 years after he tied the mark, the sox better. eduardo rodriguez looking to audition for the third starter. e-rod out there to start the six. strikes out brad miller to put an exclamation point on his outing. he struck out a career high 13 in five and one-third innings pitched including ten of the last 11 he faces. six in a row. gives up just one run on three hits. joe kelly on. kelly strikes out to send the game to extras. the red sox 21st strikeout of the game, a new big-league
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on to the tenth, now we have some madness. david ortiz rips a double to the gap. dustin pedroia on his horse. trying to score from first. really bad idea. he's got no shot to get, there but he leaps over miley, dancing around the box and touches the plate with the balance coming free. the red sox win their 11th straight 3-2 is your final. and with that the magic number to clinch the a.l. east is now down to two for boston. we got the yanks up next on tuesday. the red sox will b field the face the yankees in new york. the celtics open up training camp on monday. and the bruins begin exhibition play tomorrow night against columbus. that's it for sports. have a great day. >> christa: all right. coming up at 5:30, a danger us are drive. an attleboro man set to face a judge after he slammed into a police cruiser over the weekend. >> nancy: plus an accused killer in custody.
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>> nancy: shots fired in weymouth. police shooting a woman armed with a knife. why her family called officers to the home in the first place. >> christa: and flames breaking out in greensboro. four people are killed, including a child. a community shocked by this tragic loss. >> sarah: also cause for concern. boston police searching for a suspect after yet another ride-sharing assault. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning. thanks for waking up with us so early on this monday. it's 5:30. i'm christa del. today certainly feels like fall. i think we saw 32 degrees in norwood right now. >> christa: norwood is always the cold spot. >> chris: it's the death valley in massachusetts. cool it off and you warm it up quickly. the reason for that, by the way, is the airport where the thermometer is is a low elevation. cold air tends to drain toward it. on warm, dry days it can warm up quickly. 32 now.
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skies across much of new england. and look at this, sun-filled skies through much of the day. temperatures run to the lower to middle 60s this afternoon. 66 for the high in boston. 68 degrees out there in norwood. enjoyable day, but after this we track unsettled weather for more on that seven-day forecast ahead. >> christa: time for fast track and kris anderson in for danielle gersh. >> kris: christa, good morning. happy monday. this is traffic on the expressway rolling into boston.h you what you're dealing with. there is one issue we want the tell you about, ten-minute split to the tunnel. there is an accident on route 3 and on exit 19 in the northbound lane causing a little bit of back-up. just be alert on that. 24, 95 all looking good, connecting with 128. the pike smooth sailing all the way into boston. north of the city, no real problems on 93 as you get closer to town and route 1 in saugus, no issues to tell you about this morning.
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128 to the 93, just 12 minutes. 11 minutes, 128 to the zakim, back to you, guys. >> christa: kris, thank you. let's get a check of your top stories. it's debate day. donald trump and health care -- hillary clinton will take to the stage and go face to face with many national polls. the first debate could be a game changer. the debate will be divided into six time segments on major election topics. clinton will also answer the first question. nbc's lester holt will be moderating. also state police say a he was hit by a minivan in grafton. this happened sunday afternoon and investigators say it appears it was a tragic accident. missing boater has been found off martha's vineyard. officials say that rescue crews spotted 22-year-old nathan carmen in a raft on sunday. nathan and his mother disappeared seven days ago after leaving for a fishing trip in rhode island. right now crews are still searching for carmen's mother and their boat. >> nancy: also this woman, a
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police. investigators say she refused to drop the knife she was holding. now she's facing charges. >> she's on suicide watch. >> nancy: a relative of the woman shot by police talking off camera. she's emotional and upset as her relative fights for her life. >> they shot her. >> nancy: weymouth police say they got a 911 call sunday morning from a mother asking for her with her suicidal when officers arrived, they say that woman had a knife and refused to put it down. that's when officers opened fire. >> right here was all bloody. >> nancy: the 46-year-old was shot in the stomach. family members say she is expected to survive, but the tragic scene played out in front of people living in the community and neighbors say they're upset. >> i don't understand. she had a knife. he had a gun. i just don't understand why it
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because i don't think she should have got shot. >> nancy: the officers who fired the shot has been placed on paid administrative leave. investigators say the woman is facing one criminal charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. >> christa: a man is dead after a police shooting in new hampshire. it happened sunday morning at a home in claremont. police say they shot the 25-year-old after a confrontation and no officers were injured. investigators so far not releasing details on what led up to that shooting. >> sarah: also police continue to investigate a deadly house fire in greenfield that killed a state police employee. fire officials say four people died when the home on meridian street went up in flames sunday morning. state police say one of the victims was brian tower, a radio technician, a five-year-old child was also killed. >> we all know each other on the street. so every time we pass that house, we'll definitely be thinking of them and there will be a sadness here for a long time. probably we'll remember this
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live here. >> nancy: no word yet on the cause of the fire. state police releasing a statement saying, "brian was a member of our state police family, al-azawi such his loved ones weres a part of our family. we are mourning the sudden and tragic losses of four members of the msp family." >> christa: officers say there was a deadly crash on route 16 west in medford just before 6:00 on sunday morning. the victim a 41-year-old man from somerville. police do not have a s involved. >> nancy: man will face a judge today after crashing into a police cruiser in newburyport. police say jeremiah gary beadian was drunk and speeding when he crashed into the cruiser early sunday morning. an officer was inside and had minor injuries. garrett levine is charged with operating under the influence. >> christa: police searching for a suspect in a sexual assault. a woman was assaulted by a car
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early saturday morning. police say she mistakenly entered the wrong car thinking it was the ride she had called for. >> nancy: more than 6,000 people strapping on their sneakers for the 2016 walk to end alzheimer's. mayor marty walsh joined local residents in a walk on cambridge on sunday. and the mayor says the disease is very personal to him because he lost his grandmother to alzheimer's. more than 9,000 people participated in the 28th annual boston marathon jimmy fund walk. the event supports cancer care and res institute. organizers say the event is the nation's most successful day fund-raising walk. but really great weather for that. it was a little chilly in the morning when it all started, but the sun came out. >> christa: i think when you're walking or running, perfect weather for it. it's 5:36. still ahead, a gold medalist getting star struck. laurie hernandez unable to contain her excitement after meeting one of her favorite
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the white house heading to new hampshire today. a vice presidential candidate set to hold a rally. >> christa: and playground problems. canton police say someone may have set this fire that did damage outside of an elementary school. >> chris: what happened to the summer weather? 39 in boston. 4 in worcester. a frosty start for some. the week overall does not
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pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught in a web of opiate and heroin addiction. 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... she begged... she begged for help, saying mom - please help me. 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.
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>> chris: all right. good morning, everyone. we this have quiet weather today. frosty start. we have an area of low pressure across the great lakes likely giving us cool and unsettled weathereg the weekend. doesn't mean it will rain the entire time, but with an on-shore breeze and butts of moisture working in, i do expect some scattered showers and areas of drizzle at least to settle on in. beginning tomorrow morning we'll get system rainfall in here. tomorrow will be the warmest day, today the brightest day. pick of the week on monday on the seven-day forecast. we'll talk more on that seven-day forecast coming up. >> nancy: that doesn't sound
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know and go is up next. janitors in the city of boston facing a dirty dilemma as they authorize a strike. when they could be hitting the picket line. >> john: coming up, a five-year-old boy hit and killed
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>> christa: 5:45 here on monday morning. time to get your morning off to be right note here. >> sarah: >> nancy: absolutely. first up, chris lambert on a chilly monday morning. >> chris: there a's no happy medium in new england. from 80s to frosty freezing weather. freeze warnings in place. you see the light blue across northern new england. southern new england we have frost advisories in place. not necessarily for boston, but you go south and west of the city, and there have been some colder t plymouth as well as norfolk county and back up across worcester county. cold spot this morning. norwood 30 degrees right now. many towns 32, 34, 35. around that 128 or 495 belt. especially the lower elevations there. 49 in boston. you see the 49 in boston. you see the 42 out into worcester. this is the coldest stuff we've had since mid-may. 49 yesterday morning in boston, but generally speaking, this is the coolest weather we've had since mid-may.
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obviously in the fall and still in the springtime. we have one on our hands this morning. next rain maker for us across the midwest right now. that's going to work on through tomorrow morning. so i do expect some widespread showers tomorrow morning through about lunchtime and then after lunchtime, most of these showers get kicked off shore. you dry it out for many towns in the afternoon. although there still may be some lingering showers down near the south chest of new england, buzzards bay, the cape and the islands, across the rhode island coastline, as well. we get enter wednesday and thursday, and e weekend, the pattern is stuck. occasionally some showers will rotate on in. doesn't mean it's going the rain the entire time, but with an on-shore breeze and the high pressure to the north, i don't ee warm-up. a lot of days will be stuck in the 60s. with this moisture trail working into southern new england, we'll feature the opportunity of showers to end the week and head into the weekend, as well. high temps in the 50s and loews in the 60s.
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us this afternoon as you go from the 3s this morning back up into the mid-60s. beautiful afternoon. light winds turning on shore. 7 on 7 forecast. bulk of the showers tomorrow will be morning hours. not bad in the afternoon. low to mid-70s in the afternoon, and then we get stuck in that pattern with the on-shore breeze, cooler temperatures, occasionally showers working in. >> nancy: thanks, kris. time now for fast track traffic kris anderson. >> kris: nancy, good morning. the you see the traffic is moving smoothly. that's a good sign. as we get wider, 3, 24, 95, there is a problem that's popped up on route 3. there's an accident northbound on exit 19 that you need to be aware of. make sure you take notice of that. the turnpike heading in on the mass pike. smooth sailing. once you get to the tollbooth, a little slowdown. to the north of us, looks like an accident popped up there at 495 and 93. get more information on that for you in just a moment. route 1 in saugus. everything is looking good.
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take a look at those drive times coming up in a little bit. back to you, guys. >> nancy: kris, thank you. right now police searching for answers after a five-year-old boy was hit and killed by a car in nis neighborhood if grafton. >> christa: police say it all appears to be a tragic accident. let's head out to 7's john cuoco in grafton with the latest. john? >> john: christa, this is an active investigation, but officials do not believe the young boy was hit and killed outside of his home on samuel drive. police towed a minivan from the scene as detectives investigated just before 4:00 p.m. the worcester county district attorney's office says state police are investigating, but this appears to be a tragic accident. the catholic priest who visited the boy's family members told us he prayed with them and they're trying to do the best they can, but he also says they would like some privacy. at this point the district attorney's office is not releasing the name of the boy or
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england." >> christa: now to an alarming crime in canton. firefighters called out to to small fires at kennedy elementary school sunday morning. one fire was contained to a dumpster. the other to a mulched area of the playground. officials say the fires appear to have been intngsly set. after a fire that happened in roxbury, the fire began at this home sunday morning. nine people are now staying with relatives and friends. one fire went to mass eye and ear to be crews say the fire caused about 750,000 worth of damage. >> nancy: and police are investigating a serious car crash in a wal-mart parking lot in weymouth. this happened on saturday as investigators say an elderly woman was trying the park her car when she accidentally hit the gas and ended up on top of another car. police say the woman hit multiple cars and shopping carts before that one. no one was hurt. also boston's janitors voting to authorize a potential strike.
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city would stop working at the janitor's union and the maintenance contractor's association failed the reach an agreement on a new contract by september 30th. the strike would affect 2,000 buildings in the area. >> christa: with 33 days before the election, mike pence will be in new hampshire holding a rally many milford ahead of tonight's presidential debate. this will be the indiana governor's second visit to new hampshire since accepting the v.p. nomination. also will join hillary clinton at the university of new hampshire and the two will be talking about their views on college costs and student debt. >> christa: meantime, the curfew has been lifted in charlotte. >> nancy: protests continue there in response to the deadly police-involved shooting in the city. protesters pouring into the streets sunday for a sixth straight night of demonstration. earlier in the day, the national guard was called to bank of america stadium before the vikings-panthers game.
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allegedly having a pistol and loaded magazine in his bag, but sunday's demonstrations remain mostly peaceful. >> why are we being restricted from where we can peacefully protest? we have proven for the past three days we are nothing but a peaceful protest. >> nancy: as the protest continues, so do the investigations. the state pure reof investigation, f.b.i., state and local police are among the agencies investigating the shooting. >> christa: as suspects allegedly behind a deadly shootinga state will be facing a judge today. 20 arcan cetin is facing first-degree murder charges. officers arrested him saturday night after a 24-hour manhunt. police say he used an assault rifle to shoot and kill five people inside a macy's store friday night. right now investigators are looking for a motive behind the rampage. >> nancy: checking news cross country, one person has died after a shooting at a las vegas starbucks.
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yesterday. that's when one person pulled out a gun and opened fire. the victim was rushed to the hospital but later died. police arrested the shooter. >> christa: a wildfire in california continues to burn. the sawmill fire has scorched more than 1,500 acres. some residents have been forced to evacuate because of it. investigators are still trying the figure out what started it. >> three people are dead after two small planes collide in upstate new york. police say the crash happened sunday morning over the town of hamburg airport and were headed to pennsylvania when they clipped each other. >> christa: and man in custody after police say he set a tree on fire at auburn university. this happened after the school football team won saturday. you see the flames just endwuferling that tree. it was covered in toilet paper at the time. the suspect is being held on $500 bail. >> nancy: the royal visit continuing in canada today. the duke and duchess of cambridge arrived in vancouver
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today they will visit the rainforest for a dedication ceremony. >> christa: and q.b. tom brady didn't have a pats' game to watch sunday, so he and his wife gisele bundchen went on a trip to italy. tmz sports managed to get the picture of the couple enjoying dinner on the island of capri. it's extremely rare. historic items are headed to the auction block in cambridge >> nancy: pretty exciting. the art auction expecting hundreds of bids to pour in. this morning we have a sneak peek of some of the items up for grabs. this is a letter written and signed by none other than george washington. the note was written back in 1782 when washington was in yorktown. the minimum bid is $50,000. it's valued at $100,000. >> christa: maybe you're not looking to spend quite some much? check out this item with ties to the bay state.
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blocked to abigail adams. the minimum bid starts at $1,500. a bargain there. >> apparently so. another item with ties to massachusetts, this letter was written and signed by president john fm kennedy. the note is signed "jack kennedy" and talks about the president's adventures in europe. >> christa: check this one out. nasa's space suit test robot. it was used inhe 1960s. it could simulate 35 basic human emotions. be prepared to stay up. bids here start at $25,000. i'm thinking medieval more than space. >> nancy: is it just more or space creepy there. i wouldn't want that in my house. >> christa: unless you want to scare people. >> chris: turn it around. you can face the wall. chilly start. a nice afternoon with a lot of
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increasing clouds. wind kick out of the south. 50s instead of widespread 30s. tomorrow morning showers around, lingering along the south coast through about mid-day. i think for the rest of us partly sunny skies. 7 on 7 forecast, on shore breeze keeps it cool. scattered showers beginning on wednesday. >> nancy: chris. thank you. still another hour of news ahead on "today in new england." hillary clinton and donald trump set to go head to head for the first time. >> christa: and host a coast of the vineyard after spending seven days at sea. >> nancy: also the sports world paying tribute to a golfing great. how arnold palmer is now being remembered. >> christa: and we're watching fast track traffic. it look like things are heating up bright and early on this monday morning. kris and son is in for danielle gersh keeping an eye on things. we'll be right back after this
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>> christa: and the loss of a legend. how the king of golf is being remembered this morning. >> nancy: gone before his time. the red sox honoring a young marlins' pitcher killed in a boating accident. >> christa: and the big change for middle schools that could be coming to boston. we also have the latest on breaking news out of fitchburg. we will tell you more about this large fire that is burning. a live look at the scene right now where you can see fire crews scene. we'll have the latest coming up in just a moment. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: 6:00 a.m. on the dot. good morning. cold one out there to start. i'm christa delcamp. >> nancy: i'm nancy chen in for sarah. it's one of those days you're wearing a puffy jacket in the morning and by this afternoon you're wearing flip-flops. >> christa: frost advisory in place, chris? >> chris: freeze warnings across northern new england. across southern new england we
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through worcester county until 8:00 a.m. if you've been out the door, you know it's a cold start. back and forth between norwood, 30 and 2 degrees, 34 in bedford. low 30s very common across the interior away from the coast. 38 in boston. that's the coldest in the city that we've been since mid-may. it's been a while. kind of an abrupt stop to the summer weather we had last week. even though we 70s and 80s in the afternoon. not the case. the cool air settles in over the weekend. continues to be nice this afternoon. mid-60s for highs. more on the forecast and quite a few chances of rain coming up. >> nancy: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson in for gurr dwur. >> kris: the temperature is cooling off with the traffic situation heating up. the expressway is slow going as we head to the maps. we'll show you why you see the red in the middle, which you
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minutes. there is an accident on route 3 further south. it is cleared in quincy. it's clear but there are still some residuals on 3. 24, 95, so is the pike. problems to the north of us right at 93 southbound at route 133. there is an accident there. and then another accident just to the north of this. so just be alert right at 93 and exit 110. there is another one there, as well, but be prepared for that. let's look at those drive times d with. split to the tunnel, again, 24 minutes, 12 minutes, 128 to 93 and another 12128 to the zakim bridge. back to you, guys. >> nancy: chris, thank you. we're now just 43 days away from the election. a new poll shows hillary clinton and donald trump locked in a dead heat. clinton ahead of trump by just two points. that is a statistical tie well within the margin of error. clinton is at 45% and trump stands at 43%. >> christa: we're 15 hours
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the debate floor undergoing last-minute touches ahead of tonight's debate. for donald trump, experts say tonight he needs the make the sale. with questions about his temperament swirl, he needs to address fears about his temperament. experts say it's time for clinton to convince voters she's trut worthy to hold the nation's highest office. expected the draw a super bowl-sized audience. >> nancy: dan hausle is live at hofstra university, the site of the big event. >> dan: the debate has been so widely anticipated. in matter of hours, we'll have answers to a lot of questions, answers not only from the can bates, but answers about the candidates. who will shine? who will stumble? well, donald trump has spent the day yesterday trying to show that he can be a world leader. hillary clinton trying the prove
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hillary clinton meeting with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu before heading home for last-minute debate preps near her chappaqua home. donald trump doing his own prep after he met with netanyahu earlier in the day. clinton has already stirred things up for the debate by inviting trump critic mark cuban to sit in the front row, prompting trump to tweet saturday he might ask jennifer flowers who had an affair with bill clinton to attend. >> notice that we can invite guests that may get into the head of hillary clinton. we have not invited her formally and we don't expect her to be there as a gust. >> dan: the clinton camp denies it's trying to rattle trump. >> >> no. mark cuban has endorsed hillary because he thinks she'll do better for the economy. >> dan: both campaigns say the candidates will focus on the issue. >> hillary clinton apparently
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america, chris. it's serious business. >> dan: most agree the debate could be a game changer. >> while you can't win an election in a debate, you can certainly lose one. >> dan: with the two most unliked presidential candidates in history, both will be challenged to show the public a side they may not have seen yet. >> she's got to come out of this debate, first of all, showing people her heart, her humor. >> if donald trump presents leader, that will throw hillary clinton off her game more than anything else. >> john: coming up at 6:30, we'll have the nitty gritty of the debate. and who will be in the audience. live on long island, dan hausle 7news "today in new england." >> christa: police are looking for the s.in an early morning stabbing in dorchester. according to ems, the stabbing happened on dorchester avenue around 2:30.
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injured, no word on their condition, though. >> nancy: also breaking, firefighters on a scene as a building goes up in flames at fitchburg. it happened on an abandoned school building. you see the smoke pouring out of the building. no word yet on the cause of that fire. but taking a live look right now, you can see firefighters clearly still battling those flames inside that building. >> christa: happening right now, police are investigating a tragic accident that happened in grafton where a child was struck and police try to figure out exactly how this happened. family is in mourning today. here's 7's john cuoco. he's here with us to tell us more. john? >> john: right now this is an active investigation, but at this point officials this in the believe that a crime was committed here. a tragic sunday in grafton. a young boy hit and killed outside of his house on samuel drive. police towed a minivan from the scene as detectives investigated.
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i feel terrible. >> it happened just before 4:00 p.m. the worcester county district attorney's office says state police are investigating, but this appears to be a terrible accident, not a crime. >> when i came back to the neighborhood, i knew it was unusual to see so many police and fire, and another neighbor said a child was run over, and that's really all i know, but it's heartbreaking for the family and everyone for a child to be lost like that. >> john: a catholic priest who visited the boy's family members told us he prayed with them. they're trying to do the best they can. he says they'd like some privacy. >> little kids will do what they do. it just was an accident, you know, i assume. so i do, my hert is broken for those people. >> john: and the district attorney's office isn't planning on releasing the name of the boy or the driver. live in grafton this morning, john cuoco, 7news "today in new
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>> nancy:on, thank you. also this morning the sports world mourning the loss of an icon. the proclaimed king of golf arnold palmer has passed away. palmer is credited with transforming golf from a country club game to really a sport for the masses. 7's kris anderson joining us with more on how he's being remembered. >> kris: not just a golf icon, nancy, he's sports icon, and one of the greatest of a generation. arnold palmer won nearly 100 golf tournaments during his storied career and helped design more than people play on each and every day. now golfers and fans are mourning the loss of this legend. arnold palmer died sunday in pittsburgh. he passed away due to complications related to heart problems. palmer won seven majors during his illustrious career and last played in a major at the 2004 masters when he was 75 years old. current pros posted their thoughts on twitter. tiger woods write, "thanks, arnold, for your friendship, counsel and a lot of laughs, your philanthropy and humility
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without you or anyone more important to the game than the king." rory mcilroy posted this picture and wrote, "remembering the special times i spent with mr. palmer at bay hill, a true pioneer for our sport, forever remembered." bay hill is the course in florida owned by arnold palmer. president obama also paying tribute online, writing, "here's to the king, as extraordinary on the links as he was generous to others arnold." details for a memorial service have not yet been announced. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: and this morning the red sox and players throughout the majors are paying tribute to all-star marlins' pitcher jose fernandez, who died in a boating accident in florida. fernandez and two other men were killed when the boat hit rocks at full speed and flipped over early sunday morning. fernandez defected from cuba at the age of 15. he was an all-star for the
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tragedy for the entire area. >> sorry. i'm getting goosebumps right now. it's hitting home. it's horrible. >> it's a tragic loss for his family and friends, the state of florida, the marlins' family and anyone who met this gentleman. >> christa: and david ortiz getting emotional during the moment of silence for fernandez. he also shared his thoughts twitter, as well. "i don't have the words to describe the pain i feel for the loss of my friend jose. good-bye, my friend." >> nancy: new this morning boston schools considering making some classroom changes. 7's victoria warren live with a look at how students would be impacted by this. good morning to you, vicki. >> victoria: good morning. they are talking about the possibility of reconfiguring schools to deal with the issues they have been having with enrollment numbers. going down over the years, especially the middle school
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floated around by a boston school superintendent. according to the "globe," the superintendent has been talking about the possibility of redoing most of the city schools so that high schools would start in the seventh grade instead of the ninth. the problem is enrollment is down so much that some fear schools will have to close. boston is seeing many families moving away or enrolling their kids in charter schools, which have aggressively extended, especially in grades 6, 7 and 8. so the just being floated around would have elementary schools ending at grade six, high school beginning at grade seven, and concentrating the support services to give more support to those middle school students. the city's three exam schools would not be affected if a proposal like this went into place. live this morning in boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: still ahead this morning, a new tribute to honor
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boston marathon bombings. it's unveiled in medford. >> christa: plus an amazing story of survival. a missing boater found alive after spending seven days at sea. >> christa: and preparations being made this morning as
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>> christa: wild weather causing trouble for people in parts of iowa. heavy rain has forced officials to put flood warnings in effect. several thousand people in cedar rapids had to leave their homes. >> sarah: also man in iowa receiving praise for risking his life the save a deer. the deer got caught up in a very strong current in a waterloo river on friday some this man
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tethered himself to a nearby rail. he jumped in, brought the deer out of the water there. >> wow. >> christa: some real dedication there, chris. >> chris: it is. watching that river, it was such fast flow that. deer is lucky that he's on the side there and on the edge to get rescued. patch yes frost out there this morning for us. good morning. it is a c have seen since mid-may. southwest of boston, west of boston, the chilliest conditions. 50 in hull. 46 in winthrop. but you get close to 128. and north and to the west, and it is cool. 34 in wellesley. 35 in wayland. 35 in reading. 35 back essentially from the lexington stretch all the way in toward westford about 35 to 37 degrees. 33 in fitchburg. 32 in brkfield. many towns close to the freezing
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even at 34, 35, 36 degrees, still get patches of frost on the ground. do expect to see that this morning. 32 in taunton. get close to buzzards bay, the cape and the islands, and, yes, there are some cooler spots across the vineyard and over toward falmouth and bourne, but the outer cape, here from chatham up to orleans and provincetown, running into the 40s and 50s. a lot of sunshine throughout the day. that's not going the change for us today. it will tonight and into tomorrow in terms of increasing the clouds and increasing the shower to the west of us. not only some warmer air, but behind it with the pending cool front will also bring us in some scattered showers. i think they'll be widespread tomorrow morning. do plan on wet weather for the morning commute by this afternoon. many of us drying out although still maybe some lingering showers near the south coast of new england and then the pattern gets stuck mid-to-late week. i do expect system scattered showers at times, maybe some locally heavier rain at times, too, to end the week and head into the weekend. it's not going the rain the
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an on-shore breeze will be there at times unsettled heading into the end of the week through the weekend. you see all these clear skies from chicago westbound later on this afternoon. this is not going to be working in. now obviously we talk a lot about the weather pattern from west to east, however, this low will drop south, get stuck, and in the position it's, in it provides us with that cool on shore flow and those periodic showers at times. 64 to 68 out there this afternoon. so bouncing back nicely after the chilly start. and, yes, we have a lot of shower icons in the seven-day forecast for the cool weather and the scattered showers that will be in and out across the area. all the way into the weekend. highs in the 60s. loews in the 50s. >> christa: chris, thank you. let's go to our other kris who is watching fast track traffic. >> kris: hello, everybody. not very happy on the expressway. there are some slowdowns. this is the expressway around the gas tank.
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is an accident here right at the expressway at columbia road. so that's causing some traffic headaches. the wider view here, you see the slowdown. it's about 30 minutes. 28 minutes from the split to the tunnel. 3, 24, 95, 24 is backed up. 95 is backed up. be prepared to wait. the pike is looking good all the way into boston. good news there. 93, some residual here from an earlier accident, have some back-up way beyond 128 approaching 495 and then close to the city. route 1 in saugus looking good. 24 minutes split to the tunnel. 128 to 9312 minutes. 19 minutes, 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> nancy: kris, thank you. a special dedication for victims of the boston marathon bombing. >> christa: the peace garden is named for krystle campbell. it's meant to honor all of the victims and survivors and first responders, as well. each victim also has a special plaque with their name and a special symbol.
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hand for the opening, as well. >> it is a beautiful, beautiful place to come, and it's being unveiled on a beautiful, beautiful day. and any breeze that comes through here, keeping smiles on all our faces. >> more than $100,000 was raised by the city of medford and the friends of krystle campbell in order to pay for that garden. >> nancy: that looks very peaferl. >> christa: that was theho idea behind it, a meditative place. >> wonderful. coming up, massachusetts state police mourning the loss of an employee who died in a fire along with three members of his family. >> christa: and the red sox winning it again. the team now closing in on the a.l. east title.
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or not, roger clemens is the most accomplished pitcher to ever wear a red sox uniform. 1986, clemens became first guy ever to strike out 20 batters in a game. he did it again ten years later. now 20 years after the rocket tied the mark, the sox collectively did him one better. eduardo rodriguez looking to audition for the role of the third starter in the playoffs. does himself a big-time favor sunday. strikes out brad miller to put an exclamation point on his outing. rodriguez striking out a career innings pitched, including ten of the last 11 he face, six in a row. just gives up one run on three hits. joe kelly on in the ninth. a bit of history, kelly strikes out luke miley to send the game to extras. the red sox 21st strikeout of the game, a new big-league record for nine innings. david ortiz rips a double to the gap. dustin pedroia on his horse. trying to score from first. bad idea.?no shot to get there.
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still hasn't been tagged. dances around the box, touches the plate with the balance coming free. red sox win their 11th straight. 3-2 is your final. with that, the magic number to clinch is a.l. east is now down to two for boston. the yankees up next on tuesday. the red sox back on the field to face the yankees in new york. the bruins begin exhibition play tomorrow night against columbus. >> christa: all right. 6:25. just ahead, the man convicted of killing an army veteran in boston is set to learn his fate, his possible punishment coming up. >> nancy: an attack in the theater district. boston police searching for a violent suspect who went on a
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>> nancy: the stage is search. presidential candidates coming face to face in just hours. we're live in new york ahead of tonight's debate. >> christa: ?aibs outraged after police shoot and injure a woman armed with a knife. why police say they were forced to fire. >> nancy: a local boater lost at sea for eight days is found alive. >> christa: and a desperate search under way for a missing boston university student, where he was last seen. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: up and adam. it's monday morning. i'm nancy chen. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. we have a freeze warn, a forecast advisory. lots to talk about. here's chris lambert. >> chris: if the coffee doesn't wake you up, the fresh cool air hitting you in the face should wake you up. 32 in norwood. 34 in bedford. 38 in boston. that 38 in boston the coolest we've seen since may 16th. so a cool start to the morning, but with clear skies we'll warm
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sunshine in place. mid-60s on average this afternoon. do expect clouds to increase overnight tonight. so temperatures tonight not nearly as cold as the past couple nights. and in advance of the showers tomorrow will be the clouds tonight. it look like we'll have showers through the morning hours tomorrow and brightening skies in the afternoon. tomorrow afternoon in the 70s. that will be the warmest all week. we go back into the 60s and a look to the pattern, especially mid-to-late week into the weekend. more on that forecast ahead. >> christa: all right. looking at f for danielle gersh does. >> kris: christa, good morning this is a live look of the northern commute into the city. traffic rolling along. there are some back-up, though. we want to show you first southbound, this is the expressway reading into boston this morning. you see the slowdowns. as we head to the maps, we'll show you more about what we're talking about. earlier accidents stretching back to 495.
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issues to talk about except for this one accident in dorchester on the expressway northbound at columbia road. it's causing problems to the south, about 32 minutes from the split to the tunnel, and there are system back-ups. three is not so bad, but look at 24 and 95. typical monday morning commute. but it's slowed down by that accident in dorchester on the expressway. good news if you're on the pike this morning, framingham, you see the slowdowns there, but it gets worse as you get closer to the tollbooth and closer to the city. let's will be at those drive times and show you w dealing with. if you're headed out now. 26 minutes, split to the tunnel, and 31 minutes, 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> nancy: kris, thank you. we continue to follow breaking news. a live look in fitchburg. firefighters on the scene as a building goes up in flames. this is aan ban donned building. smoke pouring out of the building. no word yet on the cause of that
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state police say a five-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a minivan in grafton. this happened early sunday afternoon. investigators say it appears it was a tragic accident. also in the sports world, legendary golfer arnold palmer passing away at the age of 80. the seven-time major championship winner passed away sunday in pittsburgh from complications of heart problems. he won 95 professional tournaments during his career. his last appearance in a major came in 2004 when he competed in the masters at the age >> christa: the race between hillary clinton and donald trump has narrowed to essentially a dead heat, raising the stakes dramatically for tonight's first presidential debate.?so with jue election, tonight really is critical for the candidates. there you see 7's dan hausle live in new york with the latest. dan? >> dan: we're learning more, chris, that, about how this debate will be run. some matters have been settled
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those coin flips, we do know who you're going the hear from first. this is the stage for face-off tonight. hillary clinton stage left, donald trump stage right. she gets the first question. hillary clinton's team complaining the bar has been set too low. >> just because he doesn't fly off the handle does not mean he's prepared to be president of the united states. >> he has every right to defend himself >>'s that positive case but also not let donald trump get away with what he's likely to do, which is to make stuff up. >> dan: it's 90 minutes of debate broken into six 15-minute segments. >> you get the see whether there is depth and substance and on whether there is candor and truthfulness in what they say. >> dan: among tonight's topics, america's direction
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that could go into immigration, jobs, the economy, foreign policy, leadership, even clinton's e-mails and the trump foundation. the audience in the hall will be relatively small, about 1,000 people. the biggest block of tickets given to students and to the two campaigns. live on long island, dan hausle, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: dan, thank you. be sure to stay with 7 for continuing coverage of first presidential debate. we have live coverage beginning at we'll break down oall the highlights after the debate on 7news at 11:00. >> sarah: happening now, officials in weymouth are investigating a police-involved shooting. according to officers, they received a 911 call sunday morning from a mother asking for help with her suicidal daughter. investigators say the woman had a knife and refused to drop it, so an officer shot her in the stomach. she is expected to survive and the officer has been placed on administrative leave. >> christa: right now police are searching for a suspect
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happened in boston. seven people were stabbed after a fight broke out in the theater district early sunday morning. all seven of those victims rushed to the hospital for their injuries. right now police are searching for one single suspect. and investigators also say they know who they're looking for. >> sarah: happening today mark will be learning his fate after he was convicted of killing an army veteran in boston. peter castillo will be sentenced this morning after being convicted of first-degree murder last wednesday after prosecutors say he shot and killed theater district back in 2012. castillo faces life in prison without parole. and man will be facing a judge today after crashing into a police cruiser in newburyport. police say jeremiah levine was drunk and speeding when he crashed into the cruiser early sunday morning. an officer was inside and had minor injuries. garrett levine is charged with operating under the influence. >> christa: and police in new york are searching for a missing student from b.u. investigators say that zachery
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on the east'd soft new york. camhi has bipolar disorder. officials say this is not first time he's disappeared, but he has not ever been missing for quite this long. >> nancy: there officials say rescue courthouse stopped nathan carman. he disappeared with his mother for a fishing trip in rhode island. crews are still searching for his mother and their boat. and police continue to investigate a deadly house fire in greenfield that killed a state police employee. four officials say this -- or fire officials say four people were killed when the home on meridian street went up in flames sunday morning. state police say one of the victims was brian tower, a radio technician and a five-year-old child was also killed. there is no word on the cause of the fire. state police releasing a statement saying, "brian was a
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family and as such his loved ones were also part of our family. we are mourning the sudden and tragic losses of four members of the msp family. ". >> christa: happening today, several rare items will be up on the auction block in cambridge this afternoon. rr auction will put the items up for bid beginning at 1:00. one of the major item, a letter written by al capone about his day-to-day life serving time at alcatraz. other items include johnny cash's famous b letter written by beeny and collide. george washington is one of them. >> nancy: and j.f.k. and abigail adams' sowing kit, so if you have a spare $50,000 to spend... >> christa: i think the lowest item was $1,500. >> nancy: all right. ahead this monday morning, the royal invasion. they touch down for a canadian tour. >> christa: and how to
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that i can record ten seconds of video by tapping a button. you can get them. they start at about $130. >> sarah: can you put a puppy filter on that? >> nancy: the royal visit continuing in canada. the duke and duchess of cambridge arrived in vancouver yesterday. hundreds cheered and waved canadian flags to welcome them. they will visit the grear bear rainforest. yesterday they were in vancouver. when they a arrived on saturday, both and charlotte. >> christa: it's the first time they brought along the kids. >> first overseas visit. i had it marked on my calendar for weeks now. >> christa: she's the royal expert, by the way. i love how their son completely dissed the canadian prime minister. no high-five, no handshake for you. all right. 6:41. knowing noapg coming up next. this is the one on one voters have been waiting for. hillary clinton and donald trump on stage together for the first
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debate. >> reporter: and coming up, a five-year-old boy is hit and killed by a car outside of his house in grafton. >> nancy: and we continue to follow breaking news in fitchburg. crews battling this fire at an
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long island. the stage is set for the presidential debate. >> john: plus tragedy in grafton. a five-year-old killed after being hit by a car outside of his house. >> reporter: and boston schools considering a change-up. why lower enrollment could spell trouble for middle schools. >> nancy: it is 6:45 monday morning. time the know and go. >> christa: late weather now. chris lambert has more on a chilly looking forecast. >> chris: how about some patchy fog? lower to middle0s of the suburbs. 38 in boston, one of the colder starts we've seen since may 16th. it's been a while with the chill back in place outside this morning as we continue to have temperatures running into the 30s at this time. we do looking forward to temperatures trying the warm on up this afternoon. we'll get that there as we go through this afternoon thanks to more sunshine in play as we head throughout this afternoon, mostly sunny skies, allowing temperatures to warm up into the 60s. mid-60s, in fact. then we have a front off to the
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area as early as early tomorrow morning. so a good morning commute. i do expect some wet weather around. in the afternoon, a lot of us drying out, temperatures low to mid-70s tomorrow afternoon. there still may be some lingering showers down near the cape and the islands. thereafter the pattern gets stuck. it's an on shore breeze. at times not only is it cool, but we'll also watch showers working in, coming in off the south and east of us. so cooler into the weekend. highin thanks, kris. >> kris: nancy, a lot to talk about. this is the expressway. let's go to the maps and show you one of the back-ups causing a headache this morning is in dorchester at columbia road. it's causing a back-up on the expressway about 31 minutes. the wider view, 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128. some issues you're dealing with there. the pike an issue right here. slowdowns approaching framingham and then as you get closer to
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residual from an accident earlier backing all the way up to 495. just be patient this morning. let's look at those drive times real quickly. split to the tunnel, 26 minutes. 22 minutes, 128 to the 93. and 27 minutes, 128 to the zakim, back to you, guys. >> nancy: kris, thank you. a new "boston herald"-franklin university poll shows hillary clinton and donald trump in a statistical tie. clinton is ahead of trump by just two points now, that's well within the margin of away from the candidates making their presidential pitch. the debate floor undergoing some last-minute touches ahead of the debate tonight. so for donald trump, experts say tonight he's moving in to make the sale with questions about his temperament swirling, the republican needs the appear presidential. as for clinton, experts say this is really her chance to turn the page on her e-mail scandal, convince voters she's trustworthy to hold the highest office in the land. so the first face-to-face meeting expected now to draw a
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>> nancy: a big night ahead. dan hausle is live in new york with the very latest. good morning, dan. >> dan: good morning, nancy. finally we'll learn who will shine and who will stumble in this widely anticipated debate. both candidates in the hours leading up to the debate trying to brush up their foreign policy yes -- credentials. hillary clinton meeting with benjamin netanyahu before heading home for last-minute debate prep near her chappaqua home. donald trump doing his own prep after he met with netanyahu himself earlier in the day. clinton has already stirred things up for the debate by inviting trump critic mark cuban to sit in the front row, promming trump to tweet saturday he might ask general for flowers, who had an affair with bill clinton to attend. >> mr. trump was putting them on notice that may get into the head of hillary clinton, but we have not invited her formally and we don't expect her to be there as a guest at the trump
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denies it's trying to rattle trump. >> mark cuban has endorsed hillary because he thinks she'll do better for the economy. >> dan: both campaigns say the candidates will focus on tissues. >> hillary clinton apparently thinks this is an episode of "shark tank," but this is america, chris. it's serious business. >> dan: with polls neck and neck, most agree the debate could be a game changer. >> while you can't win an election in a certainly lose one. >> dan: with the two most unliked presidential candidates in history, both will be challenged to show the public a side they may not have seen yet. >> she's got to come out of this debate first of all showing people her heart, her humor. >> donald trump presents himself as a calm, rational leader. that will throw hillary clinton off her game more than anything else. >> christa: the 90-minute
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questions or areas of talk. there will be two minutes answers for each candidate, a ten-minute conversation with the moderator trying to move the discussion along and trying to make sure no one candidate dominates that conversation. we're live on long island, dan hausle, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: dan, thank you. stay with continuing coverage. live coverage starts at 9:00 on 7 nbc. we'll break down owl that highlights after the debate on 7news at 11:00. we're police looking for a suspect on an early morning stabbing that happened in dorchester. this happened on dorchester around 2:30 this morning. crews say that one victim was injured and is far we don't have word on that person's condition. >> also breaking, firefighters abandoning a school building in fitchburg, showing a live picture of pittsburgh. we've made significant progress. originally pouring out of the roof, we see the smoke that's still there. no word yet on the cause of that fire. >> christa: right now police
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accident in grafton where a child was struck and killed in this street. and now police are trying to figure out how this could have happened. famly is also in mourning today. let's go to 7's kwon cuoco. he's here with us with more. >> john: right now this is an active investigation. at this point officials do not believe a crime was committed here. now the young boy was hit and killed outside of his house on samuel drive. police towed a minivan away from the scene investigated. it happened just before 4:00 p.m. the worcester county district attorney's office says state police are investigating, but this appears to be a terrible accident. the catholic priest who visited the by's family members told us they prayed with him and they're trying to do their best. they say it would also like some privacy. at this point the district attorney's office is not releasing the name of the boy or the driver. we're live in grafton, john cuoco, 7news. >> nancy: john, thank you.
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arnold palmer has passed away. palmer is credited with changing golf from a country club game to a sport for the masses. >> kris: nancy, not just one of the biggest names in golf but a true sport icon. arnold palmer won nearly 100 tournaments during his storied career and helped design more than 200 golf courses that people play on every day. now golfers and fans are mourning the loss of this legend. arnold palmer died sunday in pittsburgh. complications related to heart problems. arnold palmer won seven majors during his illustrious career and last played in the majorsed at the 2004 masters when he was 75 years old. pros ho posted their thoughts on twitter. "thanks, arnold, for your friendship, counsel and a lot of laughs. you philanthropy is part of your legend it's hard the imagine golf without you or anyone more important to the game than the
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the special times i spent with mr. palmer at bay hill. a true pioneer for our sport. forever remembered." bay hill is the course in florida owned by arnold palmer. details about the memorial service have not yet been announced. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. this morning the red sox and players throughout the majors are paying tribute to all-star marlins' pitcher jose jose fernz who died in a boating accident in florida. when their boat hit rocks at full speed and flipped over early sunday morning. the 24-year-old had defected from cuba nine years ago. he made his second major league all-star team in july. officials say it really is a tragedy for the entire area. >> sorry i'm getting goosebumps right now. it's really hitting home and it's horrible. it's a tragic loss not only for the family and friends, but for the marlin community, the state of florida, major league
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gentleman. >> christa: and red sox d.h. david ortiz getting emotional before sunday's game against the rays during a moment of silence for fernandez. he also shared his thoughts on twitter. he said, "i don't have the words to describe the pain i feel for the losses of my friend jose. good-bye, my friend." >> nancy: boston schools considering making some classroom changes. 7's victoria warren live with a look at how students would be impacted. good morning, vicki. >> victoria: good morning. they want the change the grades that are mostlyoi specific schools, and they're trying to battle enroll. numbers that are going down, especially when you talk about those middle school years. this is according to the "globe." boston school's superintendent has been talking about the possibility of redoing most of the schools so that high school would start in the seventh grade instead of ninth. the problem they've been having is that enrollment is down so much, some fear schools will have to close. boston has seen families moving away or enrolling their kids in charter schools, which have
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so this proposed plan being discussed would include elementary schools ending at grade six, high schools beginning at grade 7 and concentrating support services for those middle school students. the three exam schools in boston would not be affected if any of these changes went into place. live this morning in boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: vicki, thank you. the red sox winning streak keeps going. boston hasow games after earning a third straight series. the sox beat the rays sunday in ten innings with dustin pedroia on first, david ortiz hitting a double. pedroia tried to score, but the throw beat him to the plate. he managed to avoid the tag and had to dance around the catcher before hitting the plate. so the sox won with the final score 3-2. and with these result, the magic number to clinch the division is now down to two, meaning the sox could clinch the a.l. east as early as tomorrow. they're off today and then they
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stadium coming up tomorrow. >> nancy: and q.b. tom brady didn't have a pats' game the watch on sunday, so he and wife giselle went on a trip to italy. tmz sports showing the couple enjoying dinner on the island of capri. brady's suspension lasts one more week. looks like he's having fun with this one. i've always wanted to go to capri. it's on my bucket list. >> chris: if they have avocado ice cream over there, definitely on the bt mid-60s sounds great, even at 7:00 a.m. chilly fog throughout the day. tomorrow the warmest of the seven-day forecast. showers out in the morning. partly sunny this afternoon. then the pattern kind of unveiled after that. scattered showers through much of the week here. on shore breezes will pull high into the 60s and the weekend. >> nancy: chris, thank you. the "today show" is next. i'm nancy chen. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. we're back at 9:00.
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good morning. unprecedented event. donald trump and hillary clinton set to go head to head on the debate stage for the first time tonight. a record 100 million expected to tune in. for what will be an epic clash can trump prove he's fitor the job? can clinton show she's trustworthy? this morning the top aides from both camps weigh in. breaking overnight, evacuations under way in the midwest as rain swollen rivers spill over their banks. thousands of homes at risk. floodwaters set to rise even higher. and remembering the king. golf icon arnold palmer has died at the age of 87.

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