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>> anchor: right now a store you will see on just one station. police searching for suspects in revere after a mural on the vfw building was vanalized. someone wrote nasty words about trump over the weekend. >> anchor: right now police don't know who did it, but residents there are hoping that someone is caught and hell responsible. steve cooper live in revere with the story you will only see here. steve? adam, residents around here and also members of the vfw post here in revere what was done over the weekend. spray painted over an american flag and we now learned that what was spray painted there was all caught on camera. it's deplorable. it is. there is no reason. there is no reason for something like that. >> anchor: anti-trump graffiti with a swear word we now blurred out spray painted over the american flag on the side of the vfw post 4524 here in revere over the week. reaction from veterans and vfw
i am speechless because it's such a disgrace. >> reporter: the incident early saturday was caught on camera. first at 4:30 in the morning you can see the suspect scrawling the words over the american flag and then running off. then not even four hours litter in broad daylight watch as this woman pulls up to the back of the vfw post and first spray paints the wall then before driving away police say she spray painted the side of a van in the parking lot. this isn't a joke. you know what i mean to do something like this, it's despicable. the area is not called for and it's i'm surprised it really happened. >> anchor: police are on the cape of deives now processing the video trying to track down the vandal. ross said what's most hurtful is the flag was hand painted last summer by a man who pointed a flag on a vfw post in every state and now this happens. everybody entitled to their
to deface especially the flag. police chief will get a firsthand look at this. he is ow outraged by damage left behind here with that graffiti. he says this is a top priority of his detectives right now to figure out who is responsible for all of this. at the same time he is appealing to the public for anybody who knows anything about who did this to come forward. live in revere, steve cooper, 7 news. >> anchor: also on 7, a tragic accident in grafton, a faly five-year-old boy. police say he was hit by a car and killed right outside his home. >> anchor: right now police are investigating but say no crime has been committed here. john cuoco has the latest for us from grafton. it's heartbreaking for a little boy to get killed. my prayers are with the family i feel terrible. >> anchor: tragedy in the town of grafton on sunday. a five-year-old boy hit and killed by a car outside of his house on samuel drive. the superintendent of grafton schools says thing up boy was a
counselors are set up at all elementary school. those counselors are providing support to staff, student and parents and will be in place for as long as they are needed. police say the accident happened at around 4:00 on sunday afternoon. a minivan was towed from the scene as detectives investigated. the worcester county d.a.'s office says state police are on the case but that this appears continue a term accident and not a crime. when i came back to the neighborhood i knew it was unusual to see so many said a child was run offer and that's really all i know but it's heart breaking for the family and everyone for a child to be lost like that. >> reporter: a catholic priest who visited the boy's family members told us he prayed with them and they are all trying to do the best they can. he says they would like some privacy. little kids will do what they do and it just was an accident as i assumed so i do, my heart is broken for those
superintendent says this is a sad day for the grafton school distribute and to the community as a whole. in graph ton, john cuoco, 7 news. >> anchor: 7 news now turning to a desperate search for a missing boston university student. police say he was last seen in new york city and now his friends are handing out fliers in hopes of bringing him home safely. christa delcamp has the latest. he has been significant for three years and he has needed our help a lot but even when he is sick i feel like when i have needed help he is like the first >> anchor: zachary, a music student at boston university, suffers from bipoem ardisorder and is lost in new york. he is very overwhelm by large crowds of people which is worry some that he is in new york. i was sure he would show up that day and then i was sure he would show up that night in the middle of the night and i would get a phone call from the police i could go see him in a hospital somewhere. a week later that hasn't happened. the 25-year-old was last seen at the w hotel on the east side of
5:00. cam was in the city with a friend to pick up his instrument from lizzie burns when he took off. he said she needed to get into the hotel room so she could go to the bathroom which it seems was just his way of getting away from the person who was taking care of him. so his friends took to social media with this flier and believe they have a lead. they think they saw somebody matching his description wearing glasses, wearing the same colored shirt with the same complex sitting on one of these benches the lawn. this isn't confirmed because none of us actually saw him but it's really only lead we have gotten. his friends are now spearheading search effort as his family has been strapped with medical expenses and can't make it to new york. it's terrifying. woe just want to find him. >> reporter: friends say that cam high has disappeared in the past but never for this long. police also say he doesn't have his cell phone or his wallet. in the newsroom, christa delcamp 7 news. >> anchor: a dorchester man is
bull. police say they got reports the man's dog was act aggressively and scaring passengers on an mbta bus so when the police showed up they say the guy refused to get off the bus, started sharing at officers and asked his dog, do you want it eat them? referring to the officers. the 19-year-old faces several charges. >> anchor: police are serving for a suspect after a mass stabbing in boston. 7 people were stabbed after a fight break out in the theater district early sunday morning. all 7 victims were rushed to the hospital with injuries. emerson college wh area alerted students to stay inside as police investigated. i got a call at 3:00 the in morning saying there was a stabbing over at tremont street and emerson students were not injured but to stay clear in the area, stay where you were if you were in your dorm, that kind of thing. >> anchor: investigators say they know the suspect. they are looking for. and police are looking for a suspect in an early morning stabbing. this in dorchester. according to ems the stabbing happened on dorchester avenue.
being treated at a boston hospital. no word on her condition. >> anchor: police are continuing to vet the deadly house fire in greenfield that killed a four-year-old including a state police employee. fire officials say four family members died. that's their . four family members died when the home went new flames sunday morning. state police say one of the victims was brian tower. a radio technician, five-year-old child was also killed in the fire. down the street we all know that house we'll be thinking of them and there will be a sadness here for a long time, probably we'll remember this morning for as long as all of us live here. >> anchor: right now there is still no word on the cause of that fire. state police have release at i statement saying this: bridge was a member of our state police family and as such his loved ones were also pat of our family of we are mourning the sudden and tragic losses of four
in connection with a sexual assault that happened in allston. investigators say a woman was assaulted by a guy while they were in a car on brighton avenue early saturday morning. police say she mistakenly entered the wrong car thinking it was the ride she had called for. >> anchor: we're following more news today. tributes continue to pour in after the ace pipper for the miami marlins died early sunday morning. cuban born jose fernandez was one of three people who died after the boat they were in hit a jetty off his death shocking major league baseball and today we're learning horse about the crash. when you watch kids play little league or something like that, that's the joy that jose played with. >> reporter: miami marlins manager don mattingly choked up talking about the death of his ace pitcher, jose fernandez. he wasn't the only one to have trouble speaking.
hard. it is hard. it's a tremendous loss and my heart guess out to his famil. he posted this picture just five disago with the caption i'm eso glad you came into my life. i am ready for where this journey is going to take us. a cuban defector who moved to the united states at the age of 15 fernandez's talent made him a star in the big leagues. early sunday monk just after 3:00 a.m. a coast guard patrol found a boat upside-down on a ricky jetty it does appear that speed was involved due to the impact and the severity of it. it does appear to be they were coming at full speed when they encountered the jetty and the accident happened. >> anchor: three men all in their 20's were found dead. one on the rocks and two in the water. officials would later identify one of those menace 24-year-old jose fernandez. the other two were his personal friends. and red sox slugger david or advertise who faced fernandez in the all-star game in july shared
the words to describe the pain i feel for the loss of my friend jose. good-bye, my friend." well, tonight every marlins player will wear fernandez's number on their jerries. they do not believe drugs or alcohol police department a role in this accident spot golf world mourning the loss of a end. arpalmer has passed away at the age of 87. his aggressive go for broke style is credited with bringing a whole new legion of fans to the game palmer won 7 majors and 95 professional victories including the champion's tour. >> anchor: a college tradition ends up with a tree in flames. this was the scene saturday at auburn university where a machine was caught on camera setting a tree on fire. students toilet papered the tree after auburn's win over louisiana state university a long time campus tradition. police have a suspect in custody of a 29 yearly man who officers say is not a student so no word on a motive and no injuries were
>> anchor: fire fighters in san antonio helped rescue a driver from the top of his car this morning after he got stranded in some high water. the man struggled to climb the fire fighter's ladder but eventually go on and walked on to dry land. he told rescuers he just moved to san antonio from of state and his gps led him straight into a flooded area. >> anchor: an iowa man risking his life to jump into a swollen river and save aer did. heavy rains in that area caused the river to swell and the small deer was no match for powerful current. that did when one man decided to take matters into his own hands. nicole oliverio has the dramatic rescue. >> reporter: a group of people yell as they watch a deer get swept away in the cedar river. know there is nothing they can do as the river rages. moments later the deer ends up stranded. my daughter called 911 and then another lady just called the police department and the
anything. she will have to just try to swim to shore. >> reporter: knowing the deer would eventually die those three men acted quickly. deer was in the water stuck shall baby deer with noticeable wounds, we want to get the deer out of the water to safety. >> anchor: the men jumped in the water with life jabes on, strapped in the deer and pulled it to safety all while keeping a sense of humor. it feels good to see the city coming to the and the midst of something like this to come together e wildlife. it's a lot of animals who won't be able to make it through this flood so we're able to help an animal and that feels pretty good. not knowing what to do with the deer the men decided to keep hold of it, drive it out of town and then let it free. will you ride in the back with us? the sea water coming to the it is a beautiful thing. nicole oliverio, 7 news. >> anchor: all right, coming up here on 7 news, as colin kaepernick's controversial protest during the national
what you he is doing when he is on the road. >> anchor: ahead on 7 news at 5:00 a man opens fire the a houston strip mall. several people injured as the suspect is shot and killed by police and what they are now saying about the shooting. >> anchor: the stage all set, tonight hilary clinton and donald trump will go head to head in their first televised presidential debate. we'll be right back. pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught in a web of opiate and heroin addiction. doug griffin: our
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back.. >> anchor: san francisco 49 areas quarterback showing support are a high school team in california. the teen decided to make a statement and protest police brutality. >> anchor: cap nick started the movement with his silent side lynn protest before nfl games and now it's continuing to spread across the country. >> reporter: this is tweet that got colin car exnick's attention sent by a high school football team in california. why accident we make a stand and make some noise and tell them that we got his back
>> reporter: it was a statement the head coach supported. my player took the lead and i was following right behind him. kaepernick told the team to keep doing what they were doing and to keep standing up for what they believe in. it's kind of surreal but at the same time you have to have keep focus for the game because it was game day. >> reporter: that's wh silent protest to the next level. at their last home game players laid down on the ground with their hands up. it's showing our vulnerability from them being the authority and power and us being a citizen. >> reporter: to the castle month coaches and staff their job is more than just winning. football is the last thing that we deal with here. we are teachers, we are trainers we're teaching and training them for life. you know what i'm saying in life
do. coaches from across the country reached out to applaud the team too which continues to generate the conversation of social change. we can just run with it and hope things will change but we're trying to make that change an i feel it's coming. >> anchor: this isn't the last time kaepernick would visit the high school. he has another date set for the future. >> reporter: clear skies this evening tracking rain for the tuesday morning commute. time line is up next. >> anchor: lo at sea. the coast guard rescuing a man who was found floating in a raft for 7 days. the latest on the search now for the latest on the search now for his moth i'm a public school teacher in massachusetts, and i've reviewed question 2. it will make public education even stronger, because question 2 would allow more access to public charter schools,
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interviewer: what would you do with five minutes to kill and a smartphone? man: check the scores. woman 1 : uh, probably post a pic. woman 2: text a friend. interviewer: how about register to vote? man: really? galvin: you can. five minutes online and a massachusetts driver's license is all it takes go to register to vote m-a dot com. it's that easy. woman 2: done. i just registered. man: that was easy. galvin: register by october 19th. >> anchor: clouds will take overlayer on this evening with a few showers well after midnight,
move them out of here during the afternoon hours, but essentially though it's an unsettled week ahead. jet stream recently has been off to our northwest but what will happen this week is we'll have a little area of low pressure kind of break away from the jet stream. we see this a lot in the springtime. also in the fall once in a while and this little area of low pressure it kind of gets cut off from the jet stream. the river of air that formally moves these storms along. so the challenge is timing when thee little batches of rain low pressure like a ferris wheel so the first one we have it timed out is coming at us overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. here it is right here in the ferris wheel is there right now so it will kind of wobble south into the ohio river valley and then just sit there for a few days. and then after that it does become more of a challenge into timing the arrival and the departure of these bands of rain so you are going to see a butch of rain drops on the 7 day forecast but it's not going to rain all day every day for this week. that will not be a bad thing considering the drought.
bedford at 67. a nice monday evening shaping up and again here is that first batch of rainfall that's tied to a cool front which will come through new england overnight tomorrow night. so we have a mild evening tonight and a mild day tomorrow despite some showers and the forecast. in the as cool, 54 to 58. tomorrow morning showers, some sun in the afternoon especially west of interstate 95. i think the south shore and south coast and cape will hold on to the clouds. here is your rain time line again still dry in boston at 5:00 a.m. but that inrain will arrive tomorrow morning on morning and then a t does wind down midday and early afternoon with most towns about two-tenths in some locations to a third of an inform of rain on the way with boston tomorrow afternoon around 75. dartmouth 72. not of town dracut and manchester some afternoon sun load low to mid 70's. but at 76. cloudy skies tomorrow afternoon. temperatures near 70. 7 on 7 forecast behind that cool front again the numbers actually below normal this week with highs in the upper 50's to
uppertive tease with a few isolated showers wednesday and thursday and then scattered showers saturday and sunday. see you at 5:00. >> anchor: as we get close to 5:00 let's check roads again with matt fitzgerald. >> anchor: we are flowing high in stoneham. this is 93 north. you can see moving okay although further back it will be jammed from the zakim bridge up through medford. the southbound side of 93 moves okay into the city. over on route 1 you can see volume building in saugus as you drive through e from sergeant street then be slow from main street in saugus up to lynn feel, northbound side of route 1 looks good all the way into boston. we'll take a look at the pike westbound really heavy trying to get out of boston this afternoon. you will be slow from the allston tolls then again after the weston tolls. the eastbound side of the pike moves as well of we'll check the drive time on the pike from downtown boston to the weston tolls looking at a 17 mine drive. once you get past that to 495 a
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the gold medalist couldn't believe it when she was introduced to kelly before performing over the week. the two then shared a hug, there is the hug. come on, bring it in. they took some photographs as well. i didn't apt to make a big deal of this or anything about what it was going to be but oh my gosh, >> anchor: that's a way to do it. is it a by or girl? that was the question until the today show savannah guthrie revealed the answer this morning. the reveal was made possible with the help of milk shakes, one blue, the other pink and then of course that plane flying an aerial banner declaring it is a boy. so congratulations to her. those a pretty cool way to do i. >> anchor: the only thing better than that would have been the sky writing. but then they couldn't have
that will set a trend though. we'll see. >> anchor: much more to come, everyone on this monday. we have 90 minutes of 7 news ahead. i'm jadiann thompsonian tomson. i'm adam williams, 7 news at 5:00 starts now. >> anchor: a huge debate with an election on the line. the candidate for president taking center stage tonight for what could be the most closely watched debate ever. and there is breaking news. boston latin implementing new measures to insure racial discrimination complaints are a save at sea. a 22-year-old found float nag life raft near the vineyard why the coast guard will not reopen its search for his mother who remains missing. >> reporter: sunshine today but here comes rain tonight and tomorrow morning. >> anchor: a big deal for the boston bruins that will keep a star player here for the next 8 years. could boston public school students start going to high school in 7th grade?
>> anchor: it's must-see tv. donald trump and hillary clinton facing off for the first time. he has been able to connect with people very naturally. when lights are bright like they are now she police brings the a plus game to the table. >> reporter: we're hours away from the first presidential debate. >> anchor: so the stage is set for first show down of the 2016 campaign. we should say official show down because there have been a few. more than 100 million people are expected to watch the debate with donald trump and hilary clinton neck and neck in the polls and everyone does believe that tonight's debate could give one of them an advantage. 7's dan hausle live in new york at hofstra university where the big event will be held tonight. dan? >> reporter: well, kim, the candidates are hidden away. the spin doctors are anywhere they can find a camera. sounding like bill belichick trying to build up expectations of their opponent. we know a little bit more about