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>> 911. >> what are the injuries? >> i can't hear. >> ma'am, we can't understand you. i need you to take a breath. >> we received the call from a mother stating that her 7-year-old daughter had just backed over her 2-year-old daughter. >> reporter: it happened around 6:30 last night outside this apartment building on self policy street her 11-year-old and somehow the vehicle ended up in reverse backing over girl's 2-year-old sister. emergency responders scrambled to the scene before the toddler was airlifted to children's hospital in boston with a serious leg injury plus bruising to her ribcage, upper arm and head. >> police say this isn't the first time that the mother let her daughter the store the car outside.
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not something we would recommend. >> reporter: the state division of children and families is now involved in the investigation. thankfully that 2-year-old should be okay. >> thankfully she's not suferring from life-threatening injuries. >> as this investigation continues here at police headquarters, we're now being told that police intend to charge that mother who gave those keys to her daughter with child endangerment. live in salem new hampshire, steve cooper, 7news. court today. michael walsh is facing abuse allegations. he also served as an altar boy coordinator in dorchester. >> he's accused of rape. nicole oliverio has more on the case. >> reporter: 80-year-old michael walsh leans on his cane and listens to charges that he raped a child back in the late 80s, early 90s when he served as an altar boy cubed nateer in
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>> reporter: the victim now 38 years old just came forward and reported the abuse to law enforcement this summer. prosecutors say the statute limitations hasn't expired because walsh lived out this day for more than a decade. prosecutors say walsh repeatedly raped the victim who was in grade school at the time. [ indiscernible ] >> walsh had been living in florida and michigan, and it was there he became a priest in 2002, but was relieved of his duties months later when allegations were brought against him. the archdiocese never reveal what had those allegations were. in court today defense lawyers say walsh will stay here and
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is in poor health. >> mr. walsh will be 80 years old at the end of the month. he has significant medical hardships, 100% disabled. >> we reached out to the boston archdiocese to learn more about those two 2000 allegations but have not heard back. in boston, nicole oliverio, 7news. >> so the alleged victim in this case did send 7 in us a statement saying i hope by m cooling forwarding it will allow other victims the courage to come forward, as well. y do not want him to do this to a man has died after a serious crash in east boston. police say he crashed right into a pole around 1:30 this morning around logan airport. he was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries and did not survive. the crash is under investigation. one person is killed in a serious crash on route 190 in leominster. it happened just before 11:00 last night. police say only one car was involved in that crash and there was no word yet on the cause.
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elderly woman vandalized in revere. police say they are investigating. the couple's son says the vandalism is a disgrace. >> 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. >> police say they're investigating now both a heat wave is forcing evacuations. >> this is the race to save homes, to so-called loma wildfire quickly dulled in sews. flames exploding 10 stories high. it's fulled by scorching heat, fanned by strong wind and feeding on a five-year drought.
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region, it's a recipe for disaster, with evacuations underway, 300 structures are threatened. some already destroyed. >> just extreme fire behavior with the drought conditions and heat waves. it's the new norm, typical to fight in this mountain range. >> reporter: for the 5600 men and women battling 10 wildfires across the state, he is the even -- heat is the enemy. dangerous record-breaking temperatures turning falling into summer. a heat alert has been issued for the los angeles basin, >> with the power grid stressed, the air conditioning is out and hundreds of classrooms in los angeles. a cool-off is coming, but for many not soon enough, as fire and heat grips the region in desperate need of relief. >> the loma wildfire has burned down more than 2200 acres of land since it started on monday. in the newsroom, i'm sarah
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>> a unique experience is now up for auction. people bidding on the chance to punch martin shkreli in the face. the former pharmaceutical ceo which went public after hiking a life saving drug by 5,000%. he himself started an auction to raise money for the family of his pr manager who recently passed away. the highest bid so far close to $80,000. pedestrians' narrow escape caught on side of the road and only to see an out-of-control volkswagen just inches from him. he managed to get out of the way. >> and a race to the rescue, a texas woman who was trapped and passed out inside her car, first responders to the scene desperately racing against time to save her life. what they did in five minutes made all the difference. >> reporter: in downtown highway, a medical emergency
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>> reporter: these deputies went above and beyond to save a woman's life. it was monday afternoon when this deputy was flagged done forewhat appeared to be a minor accident when inside is a 27-year-old woman. the doors were locked and she wasn't responding. soon a half dozen deputies were there and it did not seem promising. >> she did not have a pulse at all. >> with a
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carl machine again is saying he was very close to his
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unsolved and had nothing to do with it. kimberly bookman, 7news. on the road with the royals. the dock and dutchess of cambridge touring canada. the latest on their royal visit. >> and the cosmic change. many people freaking out, why they're up in arms over their zodiac sign. >> and we just heard about new details in the case of the boater who's rescued off the coast of martha's 79 yards, saying he had nothing to do with his grandfather's death. that story coming up at:0 people in westport, shutting down the highway during the morning commute. stay with us. my prescription cos keep going up. it's more expensive every year. it would be a lot cheaper to buy my medication from canada. kelly ayotte voted to block consumers from buying safe medicines from canada. and voted against lower cost generic drugs. kelly ayotte gets all that money from the big drug industry. hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions.
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dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. one in eight women will face breast cancer. early detection can mean the difference between life and death. planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. why? because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte:
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the duke and dutchess of cambridge continuing their royal tour of columbia. right now they're in the british columbia. >> and right now checking out canada's wine growing region. >> reporter: william and kate getting a night away from the children, arriving in
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now said -- the yukon river, now said to have the cleanest air in the world. a spectacular setting and last night's stunning performances that almost got william on his feet. >> you must dance. >> reporter: and there was more to see. the world famous northern lights often visible from white horse at this time of year. earlier the royal couple picked grapes and tried local food where williams parents visited during a tour of canada 30 years ago. tomorrow the duke with plenty of stories to tell. >> so prince william and princess kate also spent time in yukon canada today visiting a history museum and attending a community festival. >> a lot of clouds out there right now, a little bit of sunshine for tomorrow. forecast coming up next. >> ahead here on 7news, hillary clinton on the pain trail in new hampshire. what she had to say in front of college students in durham.
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started working as a copilot. >> i get asked my age a lot more now than i used to before, almost on a daily basis i get asked how old i am. usually the reaction is quite positive when i tell them, impressed, surprised. the industry points out there's only five other female pilots and trying to increase the pilots within their ranks. >> is this the kind of weather you like or don't appreciate i think it's great. you live in boston so you better be okay with cooler temperatures. you get a coffee and a scarf and coat and go for it. >> it depends on the time of year, this is may or june. i hate it. we know that can happen in may or june. you get into the end of september and october, yes, sign me up. love it. especially after a hot summer. winds out of the northeast gusting 20, 25 miles per hour. pulling in the cool air from the gulf of maine.
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inside there's a storm over there with beneficial rain and there's a storm out over the ocean that's generating some beneficial rain but for us this storm here is setting up the northeast wind so that's why we have the clouds in the cool conditions we'll hold on to the clouds. there are a few peeks of such up to the north shore and sunshine. that will try to work into southern new england tomorrow afternoon. i do think there will be some sunshine developing tomorrow afternoon perhaps as early as mid morning, up through the northshore, the seacoast and back into the worcester hills. along and outside 495 tomorrow i think you have a really nice day. a fair amount of sunshine.
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have the northeast wind and that's coming from the gulf of maine and mass bay. loaded with moisture. that might be tougher to break the clouds down in these locations here. even with that said, you have outdoor plans just a lot of clouds. there could be a couple patches of drizzle early on. boston north and west, not too bad tomorrow afternoon. upper 50s to around 60. still kind of cool. although, where you have more sunshine these temps closer to where we should be this time of year. raymond and manchester in the mid-60s, back to the region and the worcester hills, keene at 65. fitchburg at 63 with partly to mostly sunny skies. and then out on to the cape and islands, again, mostly cloudy skies. chatham and province town and wellesey in the upper 50s. then we focus our attention on this storm over here which will slowly begin to move toward new england, about you in doing so it also will weaken. even though the storm gets closer to us, it will be in a weaker form meaning that we'll have the chance of rain but i don't think it will be
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take over in the afternoon and some of the showers from this weather system do begin to work up into southern new england. s. we may have a chance of showers on monday. see you at 5:00. >> time now for fast track traffic. matt. >> very heavy this afternoon. this i south in randolph as you're coaching the route 24 on-ramp own the right-hand right-hand side of your screen there. once you get passed that all clear to the braintree split. the northbound side looking pretty good right now. dealing with this right lane two car crash. it's been there for over an hour now causing heavy delays on the downramp time to get to tour oh drive and the ramp on the
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on the pike west is a crawl out of boston this afternoon. you'll be stop and go from the austin tolls out past newton corner and the weston tolls on the eastbound side of the pike, watch out for a right lane break down. and looking at a 22 minute drive, once you get past the weston tolls, only 40 minutes. >> 7news turning to a big debate but this one doesn't have anything to do with politics. the nation. >> horoscope readers freaked out a little bit after learning that they are actually maybe a different sign. some are blaming nasa, but that's not exactly right. >> it's as could minimum level freak-out. but did anything really change? as strollers and astronomers both say no. it started when nasa posted a new article for kids highlighting a lesser-known 13th conszlations. nasa updated other
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like as strollers use looking at zodiac signs. >> you were a leo. >> girl, you're a cancer. >> no. no. >> reporter: but it turns out that so called new constellation was discovered 3,000 years ago. the as strollers who write your horoscopes based on the earth, sun and moon say they've already known about the constellation but never planned to use it. >> your zodiac sign has not changed. it's not based on the constellations it's based on the planet. >> it's a debate that could disrupt some big businesses. last year americans spent a whopping $2 billion on astrology and psychic business right here in the u.s. web sites like horoscopes.com get 5 million visitors a month. >> i think people are attached to their zodiac signs because we all want permission to be our quirky human selves. and as stroll gee gives you permission to be flawed and
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figured out. >> in the end, your star sign is still the same. western as strolly uses artificial constellations and so your zodiac sign would stay the same. putting the spotlight on a serious issue. when the vice-president will be appearing tonight on law and
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pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught in a web of opiate and heroin addiction. doug griffin: our insurance company indicated that courtney's problem wasn't a matter of life and death - so she wasn't eligible for treatment. 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.
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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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salena gomez is the reigning queen of instagram. the singer actress has 100 million followers on the social media network making her the most followed person. gomez is no stranger to breaking instagram records. in fact in july a picture of gomez zipping a coke took the title of most likes at 5 million likes. tonight's new episode of law and order is a star. >> vice-president joe biden will make a cameo appearance tonight playing himself. the svu episode focuses on a case connected to the backlog of untested rape kiddings all around the country, an issue biden hopes will get more attention now. >> i have no illusions. i'm not a very good actor and -- but this one i didn't have to act about. this one is just right from the gut. >> the senator backing 1994
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against rape offenders act. the episode is part of a, pad night of new episodes on 7 nbc, blind spot at 8:00, followed by law and order at 9:00, chicago pd at 10:00 and all the day's news on news at 10:00. >> all right, 7news at 5:00 starts right now. court documents shedding new light on the past of a missing boater saved at sea. what he's saying tonight about his missing mom and the murder of his grandfather a few years ago. then a head-on crash on a busy highway. three people killed. investigators now trying to figure out why the driver
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talk peeks of sun tomorrow and then we track rain at end of the week. did the quarterbacks answer the question on everyone's mind? >> a boater saved at sea telling the associated press he didn't harm his mother and also said he had nothing to do with the death of his grandfather. his mother by the way is still missing. a lot to get to in this story here. it comes as a new interview as we learn more about the 22-year-old's troubled past, his grandfather murdered in 2013. >> and according to court documents he was originally a suspect in that death from his grandfather's killing and suffered from violent episodes as a child. jonathan hall is in winsor connecticut right now with more on this story.
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multiple states today. we are learning a lot more about the police investigation here in connecticut into nathan carmen's 87-year-old grandfather's death. now, the coast guard brought the 22-year-old into boston yesterday afternoon he was rescued by the crew of a chinese freighter 100 miles south of the vineyard. he was questioned for hours. his home in vermont, searched by police who got a notebook from there. a comcast modem, a garmin gps sim card. last night he spoke to >> i feel healthy, emotionally i've been through a huge amount, and my request is just to be allowed to mourn natural he look. >> he told a reporter he had nothing to do with the deaths of his mother and grandfather. in fact, he said he was like a son to his grandfather, certainly would not want to murder him.

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