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a vermont man talking to 7news about the boating accident that left his mother missing. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. we have a cloudy day, kind of dreary, but our ray of sunshine is back with us. how about that? >> sarah: good to be back. >> christa: we definitely had this string of kind of nasty conditions. >> sarah: rai, fall, to me anyway, chris. >> chris: you missed some nice weather, fall-like weather out there over the weekend enter early this week, but we're changing it up now. we do have more clouds backing in off the ocean. an we're stuck in a pattern that features a cool ocean breeze. temperatures holding close to the upper 50s to near 60 as we work through this afternoon. so again, cool breeze the next couple days. better chance of showers arriving friday afternoon and into the weekend. so it does remain unsettled. the pattern has not changed all
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so patches of drizzle around today with temperatures tending to be in the upper 50s and low 60s. don't see huge rain totals next couple days. in fact, kind of sultry. but once we get into the weekend, we this stand a chance of showers and heavier, more beneficial rain. more on that forecast coming up. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson in for danielle gersh. >> kris: hey, everyone, the lack of rainfall should help with the traffic situation. yesterday it caused some headaches. live look, this i expressway heading enter boston. let's go to the maps show you what you're dealing with. not a lot of problems this morning. only ten minutes from the split up to the tunnel. the wider view on routes 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128, smooth sailing. same thing on the pike. no problems framingham all the way into boston, and there's the toll plaza there. you're not going to have to deal with many problems there. north of town, 93 looking good. 495, all things clear. and in closer to town there, route 1 in saugus, no problems to report this morning. quick look at the drive times to show you what you're dealing
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door at 5:00. ten minutes split to the tunnel. 128 to the zakim, 11 minutes. back to you, guys. >> christa: thank you, kris. now we're tracking breaking news out of east boston. police are investigating this serious crash. it happened on the mcclellan highway. in fact, we understand that one person had to be rushed to the hospital. >> sarah: investigators are trying to piece together the moments leading up to the accident. 7's victoria warren is live now with more. vicki? >> victoria: good morning. this is just a terribl here on the scene. this is actually right on route 1a right before you get to the airport. one person was rushed to the hospital with life-threateningning risk. so this car ended up off the road into some trees. the windshield smashed, air bags deployed, and the metal all twisted. paramedics rushed the man to the hospital after he was pulled from the wreckage. there was nobody else in the car with him. accident reconstruction teams were called out to the scene.
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what could have caused this crash. there's no update also on how that man is doing, but again, he was rushed to the hospital with a life-threatening injury. so right now taking a live look. you can see they have a lane shut down here on 1a. that's definitely going to cause some traffic concerns during the morning rush hour as they continue their investigation into this crash. live this morning in east boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> victoria: overnight, one person is dead after a serious crash on route 190 in leominster. it happened just before 11:00 last night. police say only one car was involved in the crash. there is no word yet on the cause. >> sarah: and this morning a man from vermont is back home amid an investigation after he was found at sea after several days. authorities want to know where nathan carman was going with his mother and if the boat they were traveling was safe. carman talked to 7's tim caputo
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floating on a life raft in the atlantic, 22-year-old nathan carman is back home in vermont. >> i'm healthy. emotionally i've been through a huge amount, and my request just to be allowed to mourn naturally. >> tim: carman and his 54-year-old mother linda left on a deep sea fishing trip on september 18th. they didn't come home that night as planned. >> we heard a funny noise in the gi >> tim: the coast guard released audio of a phone call nathan made after he was rescued by a chinese freighter. >> i got to the life raft. i was whistling and calling and look around, and i didn't see her. >> tim: his mother hasn't been found even though the coast guard searched a 60,000 square mile area for the week. >> i would like to thank the
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their concern for both my mother and for myself, and i would like to thank the crew of the ship that rescued me, both for rescuing me and for treating me very well. >> tim: on monday night police searched nathan carman's home. police removed possible evidence that could reveal nathan's destination for the fishing trip. police also seemed to focus on the maintenance and upkeep of na the 22-year-old's father dropped his son off at home, offering very little. >> it's tough on him right now and i'd rather not say anything more at this point. it's been a very rough day. >> tim: it's very early on in the investigation, but already it's revealed that nathan's boat was in need of an awful lot of repair, and that 22-year-old had attempted to do those repairs himself, potentially leaving that boat unsafe for operation.
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7news "today in new england." >> sarah: we're just 41 days until the presidential election. we're seeing the ughry side of politics. hillary clinton is reminding voters of an incident donald trump may want to forget, allegations that trump publicly shamed a miss universe winner over her weight. jennifer eagan has more. >> she doesn't have the stamina. >> jennifer: when donald trump questioned hillary's stamina, she was ready, taking on trump with his own words about a universe contestant. >> he called this woman miss piggy. then he called her miss housekeeping because she was latina. donald, she has a name. >> where did you find this? >> her name is alicia machado, and she has become a u.s. citizen. >> oh, really. >> and you can bet she's going to vote this november. >> okay. >> jennifer: alicia machado, winner of miss universe in 1996. with the added stress after the event, machado claimed she
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trump says it was at least 40. that's when trump publicly shamed her. >> he tried to destroy my self-esteem, and now i'm a voice in the latina community. >> jennifer: machado suffered from anorexia and bulimia for five years. on fox news trump defended his treatment of ma machado. >> she was the worst we ever had. she was a winner. she gained a massive amount of weight. it was a real probl. >> jennifer: both candidates gearing up for the second debate weeks away. >> what we hear from my opponent is dangerously incoherent. it's unclear exactly what he is saying. >> for 90 minutes i watched her very carefully, and i was also holding back. i didn't want to do anything to embarrass her.
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reporting. >> christa: also world leaders mourning the loss of former israeli prime minister shimon peres. some of his achievements include creating israel's nuclear deterrent and improving the economy. peres passed away after a major stroke at the age of 93. president obama released a statement calling peres "the essence of israel itself." >> sarah: police shoot and kill an african american man in authorities calling for calm as protesters take to the street. nancy chen has details. >> nancy: two officers are off the job after shooting and killing this man near san diego. police say the suspect was not armed but was holding an object in what they called a shooting stance toward officers. police releasing this photo taken from cell phone video of the incident. they say a man who is african american pointing an object at officers. one officer then used his stun gun while the other officer
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police responding to the scene after the man's sister called saying he had been acting strange and walking in and out of traffic. the shooting has led to protests at the scene. dozens of protesters demonstrating for several hours, alleging that racism caused the man to be killed by police. officers say they will not release this cell phone video of the shooting as they continue to investigate. in the control room, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. happening today, the brother of murdered mit police officer sean collie congress helping to introduce a bill calling for an official day to honor first responders. the tsarnaev brothers shot and killed collier in the days following the marathon bombings, so collier's brother andrew will be joining congressman michael capuano to promote this bill that would lead to the creation of national first responders day. >> sarah: right now new hampshire state troopers are investigating the deadly crash following the chase in manchester. officials say a hingham man was
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to stop for police early tuesday morning. troopers say the man reached speeds of up to 100mph before he crashed. investigators say drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash. >> christa: investigators say someone deliberately started a fire in a sturbridge walmart. this was around 5:30 on tuesday that it happened. fire crews from several towns came out to respond and the flames were put out before other officials arrived. >> sarah: there's more news ahead on "today in new england." for a second time in as many days. >> christa: also could delays be putting your child's safety at risk. why it can take months for the state to investigate parents complaints. this month we have the story in hank investigates. >> sarah: and the champagne still on ice this morning as the red sox winning streak comes to an end. >> chris: a winning weather streak has ended as we get enter a crude pattern.
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getting the kids ready for school, light jacket, that's the theme through the day. dangerous patches. not a lot of water, but damp weather going through the weekend. that forecast ahead. >> kris: the good news is it's not raining right now. traffic is light this morning. live look north of town. zakim bridge, leverett connector heading into the city. we'll take a look at your
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>> christa: sounds like we're getting more rain today, and police have a warning about slick roads. this is quite the reminder. take a look at this video. bourne police posting this video on facebook. and it shows a car hydroplaning and crashing. this was back in july. so officers are asking drivers to take your time, take it easy, be careful on the roadways. and they always say that it's
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starts falling because it gets some of the oils off of the pavement and makes it really slick. >> sarah: and there's a lot of rain in our future this week. >> chris: that's especially true when you go through all of these dry stretches and you finally get some wet weather, although we had that wet weather yesterday. not a ton of rain next couple days. patches of drizzle around. the main thing, cool and breezy. nowhere close to the 70s we had yesterday. east to northeasterly wind means business. the same at 15mph in the city right now. 56 in 61 in boston probably about as warm if not the warmest we'll be all day long thanks to the on-shore breeze. and any time you get some low-level moisture work in and some patches of drizzle, i think overall the temperature will fluctuate between the upper 50s and lower 60s and bounce back and forth. not a whole lot on the radar right now. don't expect a ton of rain the next couple days. the most sustained showers will be to the south of new england. however, the upper-level low
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down to the surface just continues to wobble its way toward the ohio valley. so the pattern gets stuck. and we're stuck with this on-shore breeze for several days to come as we do have showers that will eventually get us to the region. but the the heaviest rain the next several days will be down through the mid atlantic. 64 this afternoon. chicago 66. west of detroit, beautiful weather across the northern plains up into the pacific northwest. that's not getting in here any time soon. you have this area of low pressure across the great lakes. this high bank t the difference in pressure from that high to the north and this low to the southwest of us will drive in a strong northeasterly breeze the next couple days, at times gusting to 30mph along the coastline. but you also note that a lot of the wind the next couple days is south of us. sure we get some patches of drizzle and maybe a spot shower or two. that's about it. as the pressure difference weakens on friday and some of this moisture starts to pivot back northbound, then we increase the rain chances in
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with more appreciable totals later friday, especially friday afternoon, and perhaps into the weekend. doesn't mean it's going to rain every single hour during that stretch, but i do expect the opportunity to be there to get a little more beneficial rain. today through tomorrow, not much, one-tenth of an inch or less from most towns and maybe a couple spots that overachieve in that. here's where the bulk of the rain is the next few days down across the mid atlantic, likely some flash flooding with localized reports coming in over five inches of rain in pennsylvania, new york, down intoyl we're watching this wave here east of the lesser antilles. has the goes into the caribbean, it will likely become the next tropical storm of the season. the name on that would be matthew. so 56 to 62 this afternoon. some patches of drizzle mixed in with dry conditions. but it's breezy and cool overall, and it's a rinse and repeat forecast for tonight and into tomorrow. we may even see some breaks in the overcast tomorrow. so i don't want to say tomorrow is totally overcast all day long. not a whole lot of drizzle on
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showers friday afternoon into the weekend. guys? >> christa: chris. thank you. day care delays proving to be dangerous for families in massachusetts. you know, as a parent you expect quick solutions if there is a pressing problem with your child's day care. >> sarah: we have been looking into how state officials handled day care complaints. and what we discovered is disturbing. hank investigates. >> hank: what if your child came home looking like this? what if all those scratches happened a i lost it. >> hank: that two-year-old mother who wants the hide her identity called the day care and asked what happened to my son. she wasn't happy with the answer. >> they just said that three other kids were around and one other kid did it, and she described it as edward scissor hands. >> hank: 22 scratches. how could that happen? >> every day to look at those scratches was devastating to see. >> so this mom called the state department of early education and care.
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when she asked them to investigate, she says she was shocked at their response. they told her there's a backlog. >> for one of their workers to tell me, sorry, we're on a backlog, we'll get to it when we can, that's just mindboggling. >> hank: the state's own report reveals how long it can take for an investigator to actually visit day cares after a complaint. this report of unlicensed assistants and drinking alcohol shows it took the state calendar days. a complaint about sanitation and infection control, 25 days. a child with injuries, 56 days. we showed a government watchdog our findings on day care delays. what do you think about that? >> unbelievable. the state should investigate to find out why those problems exist and correct the system. >> hank: the state sent us a statement saying it responds to all complaints and investigates allegations and it prioritizes the investigation of the most
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but parents worry when day care complaints aren't instantly inspected the truth can disappear. >> who is to say the day care doesn't mask everything and make it seem like they did nothing wrong? >> hank: experts tell us there are about 10,000 day care facilities in massachusetts,and last year the state investigated about 1,000 complaints. check our web site for more information on licensed day cares. in the newsroom, i'm hank phillippi ryan. >> christa: that storyit home, doesn't it? so many of us have used day cares over the years. it's 5:20. up next, a sight for sore eyes. both brissett and jimmy g back on the field for practice, but this morning some quarterback questions. >> sarah: and a happy dog that went missing in florida was found more than 1,000 miles away
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>> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. the red sox will have the wait at least one more night to clinch the a.l. east after their ace david price melted under the lights at yankee stadium last night, serving up 12 hits and six runs including three home runs as the red sox 11-game winning streak came to an end. the sox were down 4-3 in the seventh. dustin pedroia lacing a single past first. jackie bradley, jr., scores from second and the game four, but in the bottom of the frame, trouble for "price is right," more trouble. the number-nine hitter, tyler austin, lifts a two-run home run to right. the yankees jump on top 6-4, price goes six and one-third giving up those six runs on 12 hits, including three home runs. top of the ninth, drama. two runners on for big papi in his final series in the bronx, facing tyler clifford on the seventh pitch of that at-bat. all the drama into this pitch,
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the sox fall 6-4. so the red sox magic number remains at one with that loss last night to the yankees and a toronto win over baltimore. they'll do it all over again tonight. jimmy garoppolo and jacoby brissett healthy enough to take the feel in foxborough yesterday. tbar gar nine days removed from spraining his shoulder in miami. brissett sporting a wrap on his injured right thumb. espn's adam schefter reporting the patriots are all but certain to have one of if garoppolo and brissett on sunday. it would be "an upset" if they were unavailable. and john farrell announcing that drew pomeranz has been scratched from tomorrow night's start due to forearm soreness, adding the lefty will likely pitch out of the bullpen if he's able to return this season. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> christa: we're on the q.b. watch here. patriots' q.b. tom brady was in south boston for the kickoff
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the bike ride from boston the hyannis benefits best buddies and people living with developmental disabilities. that hams coming up june 3rd, which will be here before you know it. >> sarah: up next at 5:30, back to the bay state. bruce springsteen set to make another appearance. but it's not a concert this time. >> reporter: and we're live in revere. a home is hit with graphty, the
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>> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right. thanks for waking up with us, everybody. it's kind of a dreary start. a little cool. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. definitely feeling like fall weather when you look outside, a gray, cold. those leaves are starting to change. >> chris: a little pop of color, westerly the cool overnights we had over the weekend, and to begin this week, sarah, 61 in boston now. these numbers will not change much over the next couple days. in fact, i can say t over the next five or six days going forward. a couple showers south and east of nantucket. not a tremendous amount of moisture in place right now, but with a constant on-shore wind, wouldn't be surprised to see patches of drizzle. once you get a patch of drizzle, temperature from 61 or 62 down to 58 or 59. that's what we battle today. not a tremendous amount of rain by any stretch over the next couple days.
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of rain over next couple days, hour, by friday afternoon into the weekend, a renewed chance of steadier showers. talk more about that coming up. >> christa: kris anderson has a look of the roadways. >> kris: good morning. happy hump day. it's wednesday. live look north of town. the leverett connector, zakim bridge, traffic moving smoothly. let's look south of town and show you what it's like on the expressway. there traffic moving along, moving smoothly. now is a great time if you're head out. here's a look at the maps. still relatively slower commute. tunnel. 3, 24, 95 looking good connecting with with 128. no real issues to tell you about. smooth sailing on the pike all the way through framingham and down past 128 in boston. around the tollbooth you may have some slowdown there. 24 minute, split to the tunnel, 128 to 3912 minutes. 128 to the zakim only 11 minutes. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news in east boston.
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early this morning. a car crashed into a wooded area along mcclellan highway around 1:30. police say the driver was taken to mgh to be treated for life-threatening injuries. here are the day's other top stories, the man rescued at sea in martha's vineyard is under investigation. nathan carman returned home to vermont. authorities want to know where carman and his mother were headed on their boat earlier this month. a life raft in the atlantic. he and his mother left for a fishing trip on september 18th. carman's mother had not been found. the family of murdered mit police officer sean collier wilo introduce a bill calling for an official day to honor first responders. the tsarnaev brothers shot and killed collier in the days following the marathon bombing. >> christa: police are on the hunt after vandals hit revere. by the way, this is the second case in just the past few days.
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nicole oliverio. nicole? >> nicole: police are trying the figure out if these two incidents are connected. a veterans' home vandalized. >> it was like they had a free mural. >> someone tagged this man's home over the weekend. >> how could you? what else can you say? it's just not right. >> nicole: this man's nephew discovered the the fence. the clean-up took hours. the couple who lives here both in their 90s. >> my father is 94 going on 95 and a world war ii vet, and for something like this to happen, you know, to a veteran, it's just not right. >> nicole: just a few blocks away, the veterans of foreign wars post was also vandalized over the weekend. anti-trump graffiti was sprayed all over an american flag mural. security cameras caught the suspects. now police and the community looking to track down the
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this whole neighborhood where people have been here a long time, many people have been born here in this neighborhood, a lot of them veteran, city workers, what not, it's awful. this has always been a very quiet neighborhood. we don't know who is doing this and we don't know how to stop it. >> nicole: it appears one of the incidents of graffiti was politically motivated, but the couple says they purposely didn't have any political signs or ads in front of their homes, trying to avoid any potential trouble. that's the lateste revere, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." ism right now police are searching for suspects after an alarming crime at an elementary school. investigators say a group of people were seen on surveillance video setting fire to a playground. the video shows them rolling a flaming trash barrel across the playground. authorities say the suspect set a dumpster on fire, as well. >> christa: new details this morning on a deadly drive into a newton restaurant. new court documents reveal the
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people was speeding at the time of impact. according to the "boston herald," the documents indicate that bradford casler was driving his s.u.v. up to 52mph at the time of that march accident there in the west newton town area. the speed limit in that area between 25 and 30mph. witnesses say they saw casler run a red light and then hit other cars before allegedly crashing through that restaurant. he pleaded not guilty to charges of motor vehicle and operating a vehicle to endanger. his lawyers argue he's on medication for multiple sclerosis, and he says the brakes on his s.u.v. failed when he slammed into the pizzeria. >> sarah: a massachusetts state trooper has been indicted after an intense takedown in new hampshire earlier this year. joseph flynn is charged with two counts of assault in a new hampshire court after beating a suspect who led police on a car chase. he's due back in court on october 14th.
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the violent takedown was caught on video. a new hampshire state trooper was also charged with assault in that takedown. he pleaded guilty to simple assault charges. >> christa: and sky7 h.d. over a car fire that happened in topsfield. a truck went up in flames on monday. investigators say the fire and downed power lines caused a power outage in the town and crews put out the fire. they eventually restored power to the town. >> sarah: a dangerous flight leads the a helicopter crash in andover, new hampshire. investigators say they... the plane crashed into trees taking off over someone's home. still no word yet on the cause of the crash. >> christa: more news for you today, former republican presidential candidate jeb bush is headed to harvard. bush will serve as a visiting fellow at the j.f.k. school of government. according to the "globe," the former florida governor is set to deliver a lecture at the university coming up tomorrow. >> sarah: a dog that was
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swansea. apollo disappeared from his jacksonville home six weeks ago when he escaped from his enclosure. a month and a half later, he was picked up by the swansea animal shelter. because he was microchipped, they were able to contact his owner. nobody knows how he made the 1,100 mile trip. this morning he's back home in florida. wow. >> christa: so bruce springsteen's book tour is under way. he began the tour yesterday springsteen's book is appropriately called "born to run." he'll be in cambridge in a couple weeks when his book tour stops by the harvard coop. by the way, tickets are already sold out. someone told me that yesterday. oh, darn! >> sarah: oh, well. >> christa: i have to twist someone's arm. >> sarah: still ahead on 7news, how the expansion project of the local hospital could actually cost patients money. >> christa: also a recall alert to tell you about today. why tyson is recalling chicken
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up for last night's game between the boston red sox and the new york yankees received a different form of entertainment in the stands. see how a man's marriage
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>> sarah: trending today, an ohio police officer going above the call of duty to help man get to his grieving family in michigan. the officer drove the man more than 100 miles to detroit over the weekend after he found out his sister had been killed in a car crash. e after the man's son was arrested while they were on their way there. the officers has been invited to the funeral. >> christa: wow. so brad pitt is skipping a premier while he goes through his divorce and bitter custody battle. the actor was supposed to attend the premier of "voyage in time," an imax film that he narrates, but he skipped out after his wife angelina jolie filed for
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fans now engaged. the man pulled out the box to give his girlfriend the engage. ring, but the ring fell out. people in the section tried searching for it. the couple ended up finding the ring, there we go. yay! it ended up getting caught in the fold of her pants. after they retrieved the ring, though, she accepted the proposal. i'm sure that guy was like, what? >> christa: this isn't where you really hope there really hope there are honest people surrounding you. it would be so easy to take off. of course, the cynic in me thinking of all. this but it's a happy ending and a good story. it's 5:42. we have lots to get to in our know and go segment. could junk food be disappearing from vend machines in massachusetts? the healthier options one state lawmaker is calling for. >> sarah: and we're on the scene of an overnight crash in east boston where one man was
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>> sarah: plus a convicted killer denied parole. now the mother of the man he killed is speaking out. pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught in a web of opiate and heroin addiction.
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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. pam griffin: she listened to what we had to say, who we were - she cared about us... she didn't know us. the stigma of addiction so parents can get help. doug griffin: kelly co-authored the comprehensive addiction and recovery act - this act will save kids' lives... ...and enable families to get the help they need. doug griffin: we don't want courtney to be remembered for her substance abuse, but rather for her struggle to achieve recovery. pam griffin: kelly believes recovery is possible.
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>> sarah: all right. time now 5:45. time now for everything you need the start your day off right. >> christa: a little know and
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chris lambert is here? >> chris: several days to come, cool and breezy weather. 61 in boston right now. wind coming in off the watery- that. will gust to 30 along the coastline. about 20mph inland. the temperatures you see in the upper 50s and low 60s right now do not move all that much over the next couple days. in fact, we'll hold steady here close to 60 through this afternoon with the breeze off the ocean. you have a persistent enough breeze off the ocean. sometimes you can get a lot of as well. i think you'll see that at times the next couple days. the radar quiet. it doesn't pick up on patches of drizzle all that well. you may have a few patches of drizzle out there. but for the most part, the the heaviest of the showers will stay south of us, not only today, but again tomorrow. the heaviest of the showers the next couple days mid atlantic back into the great lakes. but more specifically for southern pennsylvania and down into northern virginia, plenty of 60s out there. usually the weather is going the move quickly from west to east,
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the rest of the week, but it's not going to happen. that area of low pressure you see across the great lakes, that will sit and spin around here and wobble around across the ohio valley. it's not going to do us any favors as we have the high pressure to the north of us. we drive in a north easterly wind some it's a cool breeze off the ocean. finally once that high relaxes and everything retreats to the north and east,er do expect a better chance of more appreciable showers friday afternoon through the weekend. so i don't expect a whole will the of rain in the next most towns one-tenth of an inch or less. once we get into friday afternoon, a better chance of showers that will add up. could get an inch or two of rain friday enter the weekend, especially south of the pike and down through southeastern mass. 7 on 7 forecast, keeping that on-shore wind consistent. a lot of low-level moisture, a northeasterly wind, not a whole lot for temperatures to warm up nicely.
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>> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic kris anderson. >> kris: live look outside. north of town, leverett connector and the zakim bridge starting to get crowded there. 93 headed into town there. take a look south of the commute now, heading into boston, the expressway right around the gas tank. traffic is still moving. so that's some good sign. no real back-ups or delays. this is a live look at what we're dealing with on the maps now. route 1 in saugus, smooth sailing even into boston. but as we head to the south, it's about 27 minutes from the tunnel. you see the delays there right in the middle. wider view on 3, 24 and 95. 24 starting to get backed up as you connect with 128. the pike looking good. framingham all the way into boston, right around the tollbooth. you may see some slowdowns and some back-ups there, but again, north right around 495 and 93, you see there's some back-up forming there. take a look at those drive times, show you what you're dealing with if you're headed out. 24 split to the tunnel.
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back to you, guys. >> christa: kris, thank you. breaking news out of east boston this morning where police are on the scene and investigating a crash that happened on the mcclellan highway. we understand that one person had to be rushed to the hospital. >> sarah: right now investigators are trying to piece together the moments leading up to this accident. 7's victoria warren live now with more. vicki? >> victoria: good morning, sarah. i can tell you about two minutes ago they hauled the wreckage away from the scene right on 1a before you get to the airport. sent a man to the hospital overnight with life-threatening injuries. police were called out to the scene and the car ended up off the road. the windshield was smashed, the air bag deexplode, and the metal all twisted. paramedics rushed the man to the hospital after he was pulled from the wreckage. there was no one else in the car. accident reconstruction teams were called out to the scene. they spent hours out here overnight. no word right now on what could
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update on that man who was rushed to the hospital, except they did tell us he was left there with life-threatening injuries. good news for the morning rush hour, they did just clear the scene, so some of those rain filters that they were dealing with on 1a, no longer a problem as investigators still trying to figure out what caused this crash. live this morning in east boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: also this morning, a convi rod matthews was convicted of murdering his 13-year-old classmate. nancy chen is here with more from the victim's mother. >> nancy: the victim's mother forgives matthews but wants him to remain in prison. she received the phone call she was waiting fur denying his appeal. in 1986 matthews used a baseball bat to beat and kill sean willette in canton. matthews was convicted of
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the possibility of parole. now, ouillette's mother says she will always be her son's advocate. >> you took my son but not my title. i am mom. i am still here. i live and i breathe, and i am sean's voice. >> nancy: matthews was first juvenile in massachusetts to be tried as an adult. the latest decision means matthews will remain behind bars for at least nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: new this morning, medical costs in massachusetts could increase if boston children's hospital gets the approval for a $1 billion expansion plan. according to the "globe," this controversial proposal is being considered. the health policy commission and competing hospitals are against it. the expansion would possibly draw patients from other hospitals and that would increase commercial health insurance for patients because
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trying to make vending machines healthier. the proposal would replace some of the chips and the candy bars with some healthier options like granola bars and fruit and low-calorie beverages. they want the make sure the healthy options are right there at eye level instead of being tucked in the corner. supporters say the proposed vending machines would not cost taxpayers any money. >> sarah: right now hundreds of people in california are being evacuated as firefighters battle a massive wildfire. more than 2,200 acres of land since it started monday afternoon. two homes have burned down and 300 others are threatened. a person of interest has been detained in connection with a deadly explosion at a home in new york city. battalion chief michael fahy was killed after being hit by falling debris after the blast at a home in the bronx. the explosion happened after
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at least 12 other people were hurt in an explosion which knocked down another nearby home. investigators say the home was a marijuana grow house. >> christa: new details about wells fargo's scandal involving phony accounts. c.e.o. john stumpf says he will go ahead and forfeit $41 million in stock awards as the bank launches an internal probe. now, the employee who also headed that division that created these fake accounts also has left the company. she will not receive any severance. stumpf is also set to testify tomorrow on capitol hill. >> sarah: bridge scandal in new jersey. prosecutors say a official told them governor chris christie knew that the top two aides shut down lanes on the washington bridge for a week in 2013. the aides are accused of doing it as retaliation after a mayor refused to endorse christie's reelection plans. christie denies having prior knowledge of the operation. >> i had no role in authorizing it.
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and there has been no evidence ever put forward that i did. >> sarah: the two former staff members are facing federal charges for their alleged involvement. >> christa: 7news now turning to a major chicken nugget recall. problems causing tyson to go ahead and put thousands of cooked chicken nuggets off the store shelf. the company says it's recalling more than 130,000 pounds of cooked panko chicken nuggets after they found pieces plastic in the packaging. so tyson is advising anybody if you bought these nuggets, go ahead and throw them away immediately. searching for some celebrities online, it may be dangerous for your computer. "the voice" host carson daly, justin bieber and amy schumer are on the list of web site's most likely to carry a virus. miley cyrus and rihanna are on that list,as well.
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a parents traveled to mexico to give birth to a baby that has d.n.a. from three people. the baby boy was born back in april and appears to be healthy and fine. well, it gives the saying "happy wife, happy life" new meaning. having happy better health and happiness. researchers found people with unhappy spouses had more physical ail. s. they also did not exercise as much and rated their own health as poor compared to those with a happy partner. i already see the picture of this, happy wife, happy life, babe. >> christa: the question is how do you keep the misery index low? i say lots of rest, chocolate helps. >> sarah: oh, yeah. a glass of wine. >> chris: as a husband i novi
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keep checking them off, keep the wife happy. takes the stress away from us guys. breezy and cool out there this afternoon. patchy drizzle. >> christa: he's a model husband. >> sarah: he really is.
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for the content of this advertising. . >> sarah: breaking news, a bad crash in east boston leaves a driver trapped. what we've learned overnight. >> christa: also breaking, a deadly police shooting in san diego sparking protests, but police say this image shows deadly force was jifd. >> sarah: rescued at sea and talking to 7news. >> emotionally i've been through
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home while his mother remains missing. >> christa: and hillary clinton riding the debate momentum into new england while a former miss universe is causing some trouble for donald trump. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's 6:00 on your wednesday morning. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. definitely feeling like fall out there, chris. bit of rain. leaves are starting to change. >> chris: we have a gusty brze beautiful? could get old as we get enter thursday and friday. not too bad over the next couple days. we'll have patches of drizzle around. we'll get more sustained rain and heavier showers likely friday afternoon into the weekend. good morning, everyone. upper 50s and low 60s. here's the wind, sustained at 21mph in boston. that's coming in off the ocean. and with the wind off the ocean at times, increased batches of moisture allow for patchy drizzle throughout the day. not a lot of rain the next couple days, but we have a lot of cool air continuing to push
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friday afternoon into the weekend, perhaps some more sustained showers. we'll talk more on that forecast, the seven-day forecast ahead. >> christa: okay. 6:01. maybe slick conditions out there because of the rain. here's kris anderson. >> kris: good news is no accidents to report this morning. we're off to a good start. traffic is starting to back up, the typical volume traffic we expect the see during the morning commute. this is a live look south of the city by the gas tank on 93 and the expressway. take a look at those drive you what you're dealing. with 34 minutes from the split to the tunnel. you see the red going all the way down and into 128. you see 3, 24 pretty backed up. 95 starting to back up as you connect with 128. the pike, smooth saying all the way through framingham, past 18, into boston. no real problems to report there. north of the city, though, 9 starting to see some back-ups around 495 and 128. so there could be some delays getting into boston. let's take a look at those drive
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split to the tunnel, 28 minutes. 12 minutes 128 to 93 and 16 minutes 128 to the zakim bridge. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news in east boston. a serious crash under investigation. police worked overnight to save a driver trapped in a car. >> victoria warren is reporting for us this morning. vicki? >> victoria: good morning, christa. i can tell you they cleared the wreckage just a few minutes ago. this is a single-car crash on the airport. and it left a man inside the car with life-threatening injuries. police were called out to the scene, and the car went off the road, ended up in some trees. the windshield smashed, the air bag deployed, and the metal all twisted. paramedics rushed the man who was in the car to the hospital after he was pulled from the wreckage. there was no one else in the car. now, accident reconstruction teams were called out to the scene. they spent several hours out here overnight.
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and also no update on how that man is doing, the last update we received is that he was at the hospital with a life-threatening injuries. again, they cleared the scene a few minutes ago and this is route 1a would have caused some major traffic problems this morning. also no word yet on what caused the crash. live this morning in east boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: breaking overnight, one person is serious crash on route 190 in leominster. it happened just before 11:00 last night. there's no word yet on the cause. >> christa: also this morning, a mystery at sea, a young man talking to 7news after he was rescued from a life raft off the coast of martha's vineyard. nathan carman's mother is still missing this morning. she's presumed dead but carman returned to his home in vermont last night, which is where you find 7's tim caputo.
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might have searched his home. is that right? >> tim: that's right. we searched for some early this week. he returned home last night after we spoke with him shortly after he got back to his house which is just up the street from where i'm standing. he told me he's doing okay, lost a little bit of weight over the course of the last week. he's mourning the loss of his mother. after this search warrant was executed, investigators had an awful lot of questions on exactly what happened out on that wrote. -- boat. after a week alone floating on a life raft in the atlantic, 22-year-old nathan carman is back home in vermont. >> i'm healthy. emotionally i've been through a huge amount, and my request just to be allowed to mourn naturally. >> tim: carman and his 54-year-old mother linda left on a deep sea fishing trip on september 18th. they didn't come home that night as planned. >> we heard a funny noise in the engine compartment. i looked and saw a lot of water.
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released audio of a phone call nathan made after he was rescued by a chinese freighter. he explained what happened that day. >> i got to the life raft after i got my bearings. i was whistling and calling and looking around, and i didn't see her. >> tim: his mother hasn't been found even though the coast guard searched a 60,000 square mile area for the week. >> i would like to thank the public for their prayers and for their concern for both my mother and for myself, and i would like to thank the crew of the ship that rescued me, both for rescuing me and for treating me very well. >> tim: on monday night police searched nathan carman's home. the search warrant reveals police took a modem with cable, a gpssim card and a letter written by nathan, all possible evidence that could reveal nathan's destination for the fishing premiership. police also seemed to focus on the maintenance and upkeep of
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the 22-year-old's father dropped his son off at home tonight, offering very little on their conversation. >> it's tough on him right now and i'd rather not say anything more at this point. it's been a very rough day. >> tim: and investigators say nathan's boat was in need of serious repair. he had attempted to make those repairs himself, maybe not the greatst idea according to investigators. adding to the mystery is the fact that linda's father, nathan's grandfather, was killed in 2013. nathan, that 22-year-old, was at one point considered a suspect in that homicide. that murder remains unsolved. live this morning in vernon, vermont, tim caputo, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: we're following breaking news out of southern california. a deadly police shooting sparking protests near san diego. nancy chen is following the story. >> nancy: sarah, good morning to you. two officers are off the job
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on tuesday. police say the suspect was not armed but was holding an object in what they call a shooting stance toward officers. the shooting leading to protests outside the police station and also at the scene of the incident. dozens of protesters demonstrating throughout the day on tuesday, alleging that racism caused this man to be killed by police. police releasing this picture. it was taken from cell phone video of the incident. they say it shows a man who was african american pointing an object at officers. one officer then used his stun opened fire and killed the man. police responded to the scene after the man's sister called saying he had been acting strangely and was walking in and out of traffic. and police say they will not be releasing the cell phone video as it is -- as they continue to investigate what happened. nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: the presidential election 41 days away. the candidates are back on the campaign trail today. donald trump is taking some heat
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nearby new hampshire, which is where we find 7's jennifer eagan. she's in durham with more bright and early for us this morning, jen. >> jennifer: christa, that's right. hillary clinton will be here later today at unh to talk college affordability, but one of her most recent targets, donald trump and some of his comments about women. >> she doesn't have the stamina. >> jennifer: when donald trump code hillary clinton's stamina, she was ready, taking on trump universe contestant. >> he called this woman miss piggy. then he called her miss housekeeping because she was latina. donald, she has a name. >> where did you find this? >> her name is alicia machado, and she has become a u.s. citizen. >> oh, really. >> and you can bet she's going to vote this november. >> okay. >> jennifer: alicia machado, from venezuela, winner of miss universe in 1996. with the added stress after the event, machado claimed she
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trump says it was at least 40. that's when she says trump publicly shamed her. >> he tried to destroy my self-esteem, and now i'm a voice in the latina community. >> jennifer: machado suffered from anorexia and bulimia for five years. on fox news trump defended his treatment of machado: >> she was the worst we ever had. the worst, the absolutely worst. she was impossible. she was a winner. she gained a massive amount of weight. it was a real problem. >> jennifer: both candidates gearing up for the second debate less than two weeks away. >> what we hear from my opponent is dangerously incoherent. it's unclear exactly what he is saying. >> for 90 minutes i watched her very carefully, and i was also holding back. i didn't want to do anything to
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>> jennifer: as far as the events in new hampshire, bernie sanders will be appearing alongside hillary clinton. the event gets under way just after 2:00. in the meantime, donald trump will be campaigning in iowa and wisconsin. we're live in durham, new hampshire, this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: also world leaders mourning the loss of former israeli prime minister shimon peres. peres took office in 2007. some of his achievements include creating israel's nuclear deterrent and improving the economy. peres passed away after a major stroke. he was 93. president obama released a statement calling peres "the essence of israel itself." >> sarah: new hampshire state troopers are investigating the deadly crash following a chase in manchester. officials say a hingham man was driving erratically and refused to stop for police early tuesday morning. troopers say the man reached speeds of up to is00mph before he crashed. investigators say drugs and alcohol do not appear to be
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investigators say someone deliberately started a fire in a sturbridge wal-mart. it happened around 5:30 on tuesday. fire crews from several towns responded. the flames were put out before police arrived. >> christa: before you head out the door, definitely check out this story we have coming up. could day care clays be putting your child's safety at risk? why it can take months for the state to even investigate a parent's complaints. >> sarah: a fire condition. >> christa: and they're back on the field, but are they ready for action? jimmy g, jacoby brissett both on the road to recovery. >> chris: mom and dad getting the kids ready for school. plan on temperature-wise not only through today but through the next several days upper 50s to lower 60s. not a lot of rain today, light jacket, breeze out there, patches of drizzle around.
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>> sarah: welcome back. 6:15. christa and i were just talking about how much we love fall, even when it's raining. it's pretty on the leaves outside. >> christa: you know what, sometimes i get the case of the dreary, but others days with the it's kind of nice. christa, the trees are turning. >> chris: beginning. to they're stressed out also. some of the leaves are dropping. they are tending to drop quickly out there, christa. sometimes we need rainy days if you're looking to snuggen up and sleep in, although fat chance of that happening during the week, especially the work week. get the kids ready for school and out the door. 60 in boston now. 59 in bedford. we don't have a lot of rain right now. there is a breeze coming in off
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patches of drizzle through the day. look at the wind. 21 american in boston. that will gust fore30 along the coastline this afternoon. to 20 to 25 inland. you do keep the breeze around not only today but again tomorrow. a wind coming in off the ocean. the breeziest days will be today and tomorrow. the wettest days likely arriving friday afternoon, saturday and perhaps even into sunday. some scattered showers back into the ohio valley. some locally heavy rain beginning to developos there is going to be issues with flash flood potential for florida, through maryland, into pennsylvania as we go through the next several days. this is where the brunt of that rain will fall. as the area of the high pressure loosens its grip, by late into the week and into the weekend, off to the north and east of us, the pressure gradient, the difference between the high and low loosens up. it's not as strong to end the week and go into the weekend, but as that area of the high pressure loosens its grip, it does allow more showers to work
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steadier showers to work in near the end of the week into the weekend. in terms of rainfall totals through the next couple days, not much at all. damp, at times, yes, but generally under a tenth of an inch. locally three the five inch, even higher amounts possible down to the mid atlantic. that's where i expect the potential flash flooding. you get into rate friday, saturday and sunday, if we're going to pick up an inch or so of rain, that would be the time frame late in the week and into the weekend. say thatno patches of drizzle, otherwise breezy and cool throughout the day. not much change temperature-wise throughout the day. not much change temperature-wise and sky cover wise tonight. still breezy, still cool. patches of drizzle mid-50s. upper 50s to low 60s. we may get a few breaks in the clouds here tomorrow, north and west of boston. especially in the afternoon. but no breaks in the clouds friday, saturday and sunday. highs near 60.
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with kris anderson. >> kris: good morning, everybody. it's wednesday, it's hump day, and traffic continues to increase as we move past that 6:00 hour. it's getting busier. this is right by the gas tank there. and let's go to the maps and show you what we're dealing with. the wider view, 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128. pretty busy. the pike into boston is smooth sailing, and north of the city, 93 starting to back up past 128 all the way to 495. route 1 in saugus is looking good. 30 minutes from the split to the tunnel. drive times real quickly, take a look at to the tunnel. 12 minutes 128 to 93. >> christa: kris, thank you. day care delays proving to be dangerous for families right here in massachusetts. as a parent you expect a quick solution if you have a pressing problem at your child's day care. >> sarah: hank phillippi ryan has been looking into how state officials handle day care complaints. what she discovered is pretty disturbing.
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>> hank: what if your child came home looking like this? what if all those scratches happened at day care? >> when i saw his face, i cried. i lost it. >> hank: that two-year-old mother who wants the hide her identity called the day care and asked: what happened to my son? she wasn't happy with the answer. >> they just said that three other kids were around and one other kid did it, and she described it as edward scissor hands. >> hank: 22 scratches. how could that happen? >> every day to look at those scratches was devastating to see. department of early education and care. it oversees licensed day cares. when she asked them to investigate, she says she was shocked at their response. they told her there's a backlog. >> for one of their workers to tell me, sorry, we're on a backlog, we'll get to it when we can, i mean, that's just mind-boggling. >> hank: how big a backlog? the state's own report reveals how long it can take for an
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this report of unlicensed assistants and drinking alcohol shows it took the state 23 calendar days. a complaint about sanitation and infection control, 25 days. a child with injuries, 56 days. we showed a government watchdog our findings on day care delays. what do you think about that? >> unbelievable. the state should investigate to find out why those lags exist and they should correct this. >> hank: the state sent us a statement saying it responds to all complaints and investigates allegations and it prioritizes but parents worry when day care complaints aren't instantly inspected, the truth can disappear. >> who is to say the day care doesn't mask everything and make it seem like they did nothing wrong? >> hank: experts tell us there are about 10,000 day care facilities in massachusetts,and last year the state investigated about 1,000 complaints. check our web site for more information on licensed day cares.
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>> sarah: that's petrifying. >> christa: everybody release on this. i have several times in the past. hopefully they can make some changes. >> sarah: still ahead, the search. >> christa: tom brady may be off the field for one more game, but he's using parted of his free time for a very good cause. >> sarah: the red sox have to wait to pop the champagne on clinching the division. what went wrong in the bronx. 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
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it's that easy. woman 2: done. i just registered. man: that was easy. galvin: register by
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>> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. the red sox will have to wait at least one more night to clinch the a.l. east after their ace david price melted under the lights at yankee stadium last night, serving up 12 hits and six runs including three home runs as the red sox 11-game winning streak came to an end. the sox were down 4-3 in the seventh. dustin pedroia lacing a single past first. four, but in the bottom of the frame, trouble for "price is -- trouble for david price. more trouble. the number-nine hitter, tyler austin, lifts a two-run home run to right. the yankees jump on top 6-4, price goes six and one-third giving up those six runs on 12 hits, including three home runs. top of the ninth, drama. two runners on for big papi in his final series in the bronx, facing tyler clifford on the seventh pitch of that at-bat. all the drama into this pitch,
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the champagne remains on ice as the sox fall 6-4. so the red sox magic number remains at one with that loss last night to the yankees and a toronto win over baltimore. they'll do it all over again tonight. jimmy garoppolo and jacoby brissett healthy enough to take the field in foxborough yesterday. garoppolo nine days removed from spraining his shoulder in miami. brissett sporting a ap the patriots are all but certain to have one of if not both garoppolo and brissett on sunday. it would be "an upset" if they were unavailable. and john farrell announcing that drew pomeranz has been scratched from tomorrow night's start due to forearm soreness, adding the lefty will likely pitch out of the bullpen if he's able to return this season. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> christa: pate q.b. tom brady meantime in south boston
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for the 2017 best buddies challenge, a bike ride from boston to hyannis, and it's a wonderful cause. it benefits best buddies, which helps people who are living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. you can register now. you know, june 3rd will be here before you know it. >> sarah: will you be doing it again? >> christa: i hope some it's one of the best experiences of my life. i loved it. >> sarah: still ahead, why you may want to think twice before googling your favorite about that. also the c.e.o. of wells fargo paying up. the big chunk of change he's shelling out because of his company's scandal coming up. >> sarah:>> reporter: and we'ren revere. there were two incidents of vandalism going on. now police are trying to figure out if they're connected. >> sarah: also the search for a group of people seen on camera setting fire to a local
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>> sarah: breaking news. another deadly police shooting sparking protests. police in california say it was justified. >> christa: repeat in revere. for the second time in days vandals strike. >> sarah: new details in a deadly crash in newton. court paperwork revealing how fast the driver was going. >> christa: and check your freezer. the reason millions of chicken nuggets are getting recalled. >> sarah: a major league mistake during a marriage proposal. >> sarah: a fan loses the ring at last night's sox game. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for staying with us. it's 6:30. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. we already know it's a dreary morning if you look outside. it sounds like we will not get that heavy rain but that annoying drizzle. >> chris: we need the beneficial rain.
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drought situation. patches of drizzle, gusty wind coming off the ocean. temps near 60. we hold near 60. the radar quiet now. occasionally patches of drizzle working in off the ocean. look at the breeze. the breeze is steady. 10 to 20mph. occasionally gusting to 30. highest along the coastline through this afternoon. so we'll call it a breezy and cool day. rinse and repeat forecast against for tomorrow. there may even be some brighter spots in the overcast with breaks to the north and west of boston in the afternoon. degrees, this will continue to end the week and go into the weekend, although we do have a better chance of steadier showers from the end of the week into the weekend. that forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: things starting to slow down as we move to the 6:30 half hour. traffic around the gas tank, lots of brake lights. more stopping than going. take a look at those drive times and show you what we're dealing with. 93 stretching back to 495
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southbound at 495. so just be alert of that. right around the lawrence area there's that accident. 9 is pretty far backed up. closer to town, no issues on route 1. 34 minutes from the split to the tunnel. thee looking good. 24 and 95 backing up. the pike starting to back up around program and again around the tollbooths there. look at those drive times. 33 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> christa: kris, thank you. wednesday top stories. right now police are investigating a serious crash that happened early this morning and this car crashing into a wooded area along the mcclellan highway. crews say the driver was taken to mgh to be treated for life-threatening injuries. also a vermont man rescued at sea is back home this morning. nathan carman returned to vermont last night with less than 24 hours after police executed a search warrant at his home. authorities want to know where carman and his mother were
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this month. carman says he spent a week floating in a life raft in the atlantic before finally being rescued bay chinese freighter. his mother meantime still has not been found. and police out in california fatally shot and killed an african american man. police say they opened fire at him after he pointed an object in what they called a shooting stance toward officers. it's unclear what the object was, but they do say it was not a gun. the officers responded to the scene after the man's sister call sayinge erratically and walking in and out of traffic. >> sarah: also this morning, people in revere dealing with the troubling trend for at least the seconds time in days, vandals strike by spreading graffiti. nicole oliverio reports the latest target is a war veteran? >> nicole: it is, sarah. both of these incidents happened over the weekend not far from each other. police here are trying to figure
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a veterans' home vandalized. >> it was like they had a free mural. >> someone tagged this man's parents' home over the weekend. >> how could you? what else can you say? it's just not right. >> nicole: this man's nephew discovered the graffiti all over the family's fence. the clean-up took hours. the couple who lives here both in their 90s. >> my father is 94 going on 95 and a world war ii vet, and for something like this to happen, you know, to a veteran, it's just not right. >> nicole: just a few blocks away, the veterans of foreign wars post was also vandalized over the weekend. anti-trump graffiti was sprayed all over an american flag mural. security cameras caught the suspects. now police and the community looking to track down the vandals. >> it's awful. this whole neighborhood where people have been here a long time, many people have been born here in this neighborhood, a lot
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this has always been a very quiet neighborhood. we don't know who is doing this and we don't know how to stop it. >> nicole: now the graffiti that happened at the vfw post appeared to be politically motivated. the couple's home who was vandalized, they say they haven't had any political signs or ads outside of their home for fear something like this could happen. that's the latest live in revere, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: parole has been denied for a convicted killer. in 1986. matthews used a baseball bat to beat and kill sean willette in canton. both were 14 at the time. matthews was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. he was the first juvenile in massachusetts to be tried as an adult. that way this decision by the parole board means matthews will stay behind bars for at least five more years. >> sarah: a massachusetts state trooper has been indicted
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joseph flynn is charged with two counts of assault in a new hampshire court after beating a suspect who led police on a car chase. flynn is due back the court october 14th. the case happened back if may, the violent takedown was caught on video. a new hampshire state trooper was also charged in that takedown. he pleaded guilty to simple assault charges. right now police are searching for vandals at an elementary school. investigators say these two people were seen video setting fire the a playground. the video shows them rolling a flaming trash barrel across the playground. police say the suspect set a dumpster on fire, as well. >> christa: new court documents revealing the driver who allegedly killed two people by driving into a sweet tomatoes in west newton was speeding at the point of impact. according to the document, bradford casler was driving his s.u.v. up to 52mph at the time of the accident in march. the speed limit along that area
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witnesses say they saw casler running a red light and hit other cars before crashing through that restaurant. he's pleaded not guilty to charges of motor vehicle homicide and operating a vehicle to endanger. his lawyers argue he's on medication for multiple sclerosis, and he also says that the brakes on his s.u.v. failed when he slammed into the pizzeria. >> sarah: a dangerous flight leads to a helicopter crash in andover, new hampshire. investigators say the aircraft slammed into some trees as it home tuesday afternoon. the pilot suffered non-life-threatening injuries. there is still no word yet on the cause of the crash. >> christa: 6:37 here on this wednesday. this is a story you may be talking about with other people today, the first of its kind. the reason this baby was born with d.n.a. from three different people. >> sarah: also a staple in many people's freezers being recalled. >> christa: also the big-time businessman who is planning
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i just want what's best for my kids. when i hear arguments that massachusetts needs more charter schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools? every new charter takes away more money from the existing public schools. we can't afford to drain even more money from our kids' schools because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too. please join me in voting no on question 2. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios, this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in, i know it's in, it's in but it's not working.
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cooked panko chicken nuggets off store shelves after they found pieces of hard plastic in the packaging. so tyson is advising you, if you bought these nuggets, go ahead and throw them away immediately. also searching for some celebrities online may be dangerous for your computer. intel security says that voice host carson daly, justin bieber and amy schumer are on the list of celebrity most likely to lead people to web sites that carries viruses. and rihanna on that list, as well. >> c.e.o. elon musk is looking to get people to the red plan net six years, three years sooner than his previous estimate. musk is developing reusable space ships. he also says first journey to the planet is going to be dangerous and that there will be a high risk of death. >> christa: okay. i won't be signing up for that. >> sarah: no thank you.
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6:41. we have know and go. top stories today, including the family of sean collier headed to capitol hill to make a pitch to congress. >> reporter: and a boater rescued at sea is back home in vermont this morning. his mother who was with him on that boat is presumed dead. hear what that boater told us and what investigators were looking for inside his home. >> sarah: a major league error during this marriage proposal. a yankees' fan loses the ring
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>> it's 6:45, time to know and go. >> reporter: breaking news, a mess of metal in an overnight crash. one person rushed away from the wreckage. >> reporter: plus police investigating after a missing boater returns home. what they were looking for inside his vermont home. report and headed back to new england, hillary clinton fresh off the competitor comes under fire from a former pageant contestant. >> christa: . >> sarah: it's time to know and go. >> christa: you have to know about the weather. maybe grab the umbrella. chris, how long will the drizzle last? >> chris: it looks like it's going to be in and out over the next couple days. friday over the weekend, this is a long pattern with temperatures stuck near 60 degrees. good morning, everyone. breeze, as well, gusty over the next couple days, occasionally
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a lone shower or patchy drizzle shows up. we have more of those lone showers near halifax. i do expect not a whole will the of rain over the next couple days. patches of drizzle around. low pressure across the great lakes. that stays put around the ohio valley in the next couple days. with us it's a straight on-shore flow at times gusting 20 to 30mph. as the high pressure loosens up a little bit. then the shower is working into southern new england in terms of that would be friday afternoon into the weekend. at least the next couple days. most towns in southern new england one-tenth of an inch of rain or less through friday morning. locally 3 to 5 if not higher amounts across the mid atlantic. that's where you'll see flash flooding. if you do pick up an inch or so of rain, that would be likely over the weekend. 56 to 62 this afternoon. patches of drizzle out there. rinse and repeat tomorrow. there may be some brightening tomorrow afternoon north and west of boston, but the theme here is damp at time, especially
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weekend. >> christa: take your time on the roads today. >> kris: you may not have a choice. there are back-ups out there to tell you about. things don't look too bad on the leverett connector and the zakim bridge heading in, but further north as we headed to maps on 93, there are some issues. you see the back-up stretching all the way to 495. there is an accident near lawrence at 93 southbound and 495. and that's causing some headaches there. you see 128 backing up as it connects with 93. closer to boston, though, route 1 in saugus, you see some red starting to back closer to town. 35 minutes from the split up to the tunnel, and a lot of darker reds right there in the middle. 3 not so bad, but 24 backing up quite a bit. 95 backing up as it connects with 128. the pike slows down around framingham. once you get past, there it's pretty good until you get closer to boston. you see the reds closer to the tollbooth. take a look at those drive times so you see what you're dealing. with 28 minutes split to the tunnel. 22 minutes 128 to 93. 36 minutes 128 to the zakim.
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>> sarah: we're following breaking news in east boston. police are investigating a serious crash on the mcclellan highway. one person was rushed to the hospital. >> christa: let's find out more about what happened. here's 7's victoria warren for us. vicki? >> victoria: police are still investigating, trying to figure out what caused this crash on 1a right before you get to the airport for quite some time. overnight that has been cleared, but one man was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. the accident happening overnight road. the windshield smashed, air bags deployed, and the metal all twisted. paramedics rushed the man to the hospital after he was pulled from the wreckage. there was no one else in the car. now accident reconstruction teams were called out to the scene. they were out here for several hours overnight, no word yet on what could have caused this crash. we're also waiting for an update on that victim. the last update that we received was that he was at the hospital
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injuries. live this morning in east boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right. vicki, thank you. 6:49. and we have breaking news from overnight. one person has died after the serious crash. it happened on route 190 in leominster. just before 11:00 last night, police say one car was involved in it. but no word yet on exactly what caused the crash. >> sarah: also this morning, a mystery at sea. a young man is talking after he was rescued from a life raft off the coast of martha's vineyard. nathan carman's mother remains missing and is presumed dead. carman returned to his home in vermont last night. 7's tim caputo was there live. tim, police are searching his house now? >> tim: yeah, that's right. they searched the home a couple days ago looking for two different sets of potential evidence in this case, one relating to the possible location that they were heading for this fishing trip because there is some discrepancy between the 22 year old and his
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going. and the second was looking for evidence of repairs to that boat, possible repairs that could have left that boat unsafe to operate. this morning that 22-year-old is back home here in vermont after a week floating alone on a life raft in the atlantic ocean. nathan carman back at his house today. carman and his 54-year-old mother linda left rhode island on a deep-sea fishing trip earlier this month. nathan told his coast guard that the boat took on water. when he left to look for the life raft, he turned around and he sai she's now presumed dead. on monday police searched nathan's vermont home and recovered a gps similar card and a letter written by nathan, all possible evidence that could reveal his destination for this fishing trip. when we spoke to the 22-year-old, he wouldn't tell us what happened on that trip but he had a message he wanted to share. >> i would just like to thank the public for their prayer and for their concern for both many i mother and for myself. i would like to thank the crew
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both for rescuing me and for treating me very well. >> tim: certainly questions as to exactly what happened out there on the boat. adding to the mystery is the fact that linda's father, nathan's grandfather, was shot and killed in 2013 in his connecticut home. that murder remains unsolved. at one point the 22-year-old was a suspect in that homicide. live in vernon, vermont, this morning, tim caputo, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening today, the brother of officer sean collier will appear before congress to help enter deuce a bill calling for an official day to honor first responders. the tsarnaev brothers shot and killed collier in the days following the marathon bombing. collier's brother andrew will join congressman michael capuano to promote the bill that would lead to the creation of national first responders day. >> right now we're following breaking news out of southern california where a diddly police shooting sparked protests near san diego.
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nancy. >> nancy: two officers were off the job after shooting and killing a man on tuesday. people began, pressing outrage immediately. after this happened, the shooting led to protests outside the police station as well as at the scene of this incident. dozens of protesters demonstrated throughout the day on tuesday alleging that racism caused this man to be killed by police, police releasing this photo taken from cell phone video of the incident. they say it shows a man object at officers in what they call a shooting stance. one officer then used his stun gun while the other officer opened fire and killed the man. at this point officials have not said exactly what object the man was holding. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: 41 days until the present, and the candidates are back on the campaign trail today. donald trump taking hits from a former miss universe while hillary clinton heads to new hampshire today.
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university of new hampshire with more on this. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, good morning. hillary clinton will be here at unh later today to talk college affordability. appearing alongside her, bernie sanders. clinton is touting a plan that would allow students with family income of $125,000 orless those attend in-state schools tuition free. she's also taking aim at trump and his comments about women. trump has been defending comments he made about a former miss unie she says trump publicly shamed her about her weight. alicia machado was crowned miss universe in 1996. she says she gained weight after the contest and trump called her miss piggy. now machado is speaking out. >> he tried to destroy my self-estreatment, and now i'm a voice in the latin community. that is the point. he can say whatever he wants to say.
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>> christa:>> jennifer: as for e will campaign in iowa and wisconsin later today. live in durham, new hampshire, this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: world leaders mourning the losses of former israeli president shimon peres. he took office back in 2007 with some of his achievements being creating israel's nuclear deterrents and also improving the economy. peres passed away after suffering a major stroke. he was 93 years old. >> sarah: wells fargo c.e.o. john stumpf sa h $41 million in stock rewards as the west bank launches an investigation into the scandal involving phony accounts. the employee who headed the division has also left the company. she will not receive any severance. he's set to testify on capitol hill tomorrow. >> christa: fertility specialists from the u.s. say they traveled to mexico to deliver a baby who with was conceived using d.n.a. from three people.
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it's meant for parents who are at a high risk of passing dangerous genetic diseases to their children. the process so far not approved here in the u.s., but we know the baby boy was born in april and appears to be healthy. well, the patriots have not said who will start as quarterback in sunday's game against the bills, but both garoppolo gore and jacoby brissett were healthy enough to practice on tuesday. garoppolo's dealing with a sprained shoulder. brissett recovering from a thumb >> sarah: the red sox will have another chance the clinch the title tonight. last night the red sox lost to the yanks in the bronx. they lost 6-4, snapping their 11-game winning streak. boston's magic number is one. they'll do it again tonight. >> oh, poor guy. >> christa: oh, you do feel kind of bad for this guy. a proposal at yankee stadium
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fans at last night's sox-yanks game. the man pulled out his balk to give his girlfriend the engagement ring and it fell out. so they searched for several frantic minutes. >> wait a minute. they're smiling. [cheering] >> found it. >> christa: oh, score. they got it. the ring ended up getting caught in a fold in her pants of all things. after they retrieved it. she accepted his proposal. everything happy. all is well. but that's heart-stopping for sure. i wonder if he dropped it? it sounds like he dropped it. >> sarah: did it fall out of the box? getting more publicity than they probably expected. >> chris: the crowd went wild once they knew they found the ring. a moment that will live forever. they'll show the kids some day. on 7 forecast keeping the driverriness around. heaviest rain late friday into the weekend. >> sarah: the "today show" is
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good morning. breaking news. shimon peres, israel's former prime minister, has died. leaders from around the world paying tribute to his visionary leadership and his unrelenting drive for peace in the middle east. victory laps. donald trump and hillary clinton both claiming wins in e most-watched debate ever. >> one down, two to go. >> almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked hillary clinton. >> as the former miss universe who was thrust into the showdown steps forward in an interview with nbc news. >> what were the names that he called you? >> miss piggy, miss

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