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investigators executing another search. and word this morning about the past of his mother, who is still missing at sea. >> sarah: and "usa today" breaks its decades-long sweep of staying out of presidential endorsements. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happy friday, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: feels good, doesn't it? >> sarah: it does. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. lots going on this weekend. we have the sox at fenway. we hav foxborough, as well. >> sarah: and we may have a it little rain. >> chris: light showers or light drizzle at fenway. they'll play through. but lateer showers. the rain is south of us that promises to deliver wet weather to much of southern new england later today and overnight tonight. and we go through today. i think most of the showers are
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still some drier slots there, merrimack valley up into southern new hampshire, but i think for all of us by the time we get into the rush hour commute, good chance of wet roadways and a breeze coming in off the ocean. another wet day. more on the weekend forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with. >> kris: kris anderson in for danielle gersh. >> kris: morning, everyone. smooth traffic rolling into town. yes, it's early. we'll show you what you're dealing with if you're headed out this morning. everything looking good on route 1 in saugus. south of town, ten minutes from the split to the tunnel. if only we can keep it that way. 3, 24, 95 connecting with 128. good shape there. the pike from framingham from 495 in fact all the way into boston, no real back-ups. a couple construction zones out there picking up those cones around 5:00. they should be clear. 93 headed from the north enter boston, looking good, as well.
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split to the tunnel just ten minutes. 12 minutes 128 to 93 and 11 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> christa: happening today, a worcester man accused of trying to kill a three-year-old boy is set to appear in court, and police claim that he confessed to the crime. right now the child is still in the hospital. >> sarah: investigators are expected back at the scene first thing this morning. let's go live to 7's victoria warren with more. vicki? >> victoria: good morning. he is going to go before a judge later today. he's accused of calling 911, saying that he killed his nephew. police arrived at his home, found the boy alive, but they did arrest the uncle. a chilling 911 call. worcester police racing out to this home after man says he killed his nephew. >> a little kid just crying and screaming and crying.
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80mph. >> victoria: inside the lincoln village town home, police found the three-year-old boy. he had injuries to his face and neck, but he was alive and he was alert. the 21-year-old uncle metropolitian police at the door an let them in. >> i can't imagine what he was going through. he must have been so scared. >> victoria: the boy was rushed to the hospital, the uncle arrested, accused of attempted murder, indecent assault and he's accused of strangling the child. he told polic his nephew while the boy's father was at work. investigators took pictures and removed evidence. neighbors left hoping the child is going to be okay. >> it's just really sad. you wonder what would make somebody this -- do that. >> victoria: at the hospital the boy was stabilized. the uncle going the appear before a judge here in worcester district court. the department of children and families is also investigating. live this morning in worcester, victoria warren, 7news "today in
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now, investigators are piecing together the moments before that deadly commuter train crash in new jersey yet. n.t.s.b. is looking for the black boxes which could hold clues about the final seconds before impact. investigators say nothing is being ruled out as a cause here. and this morning we're learning a bit more about the woman who was killed. fabiola bittar de kroon was standing on the platform of station in hoboken when the tran crashed through a barrier. the 34-year-old leaves behind a child and a husband. and more than as for the engineer behind the controls of the train, authorities say he's out of the hospital and is cooperating with investigators. they expect to interview him very soon now. let's go to 7's john cuoco with new details from hoboken. >> john: the russia hour commute in hoboken, new jersey, turning chaotic after a train came screaming off the tracks, plowing into the platform. >> i have heavy structural damage. i have people trapped on the train.
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to manhattan, instead of slowing down jumped off the tracks and crashed into the station, sending debris flying. >> he came in at a high rate of speed, went through the bumper block, through the air, hit the ceiling. it was horrific. it was an explosion of concrete, dust, wires. >> the train never stopped. it didn't slow down. it didn't brake. >> john: 34-year-old fabiola bittar de kroon, a local platform. more than 100 others were injured, some making it to the hospital on their own, others severely injured and in need of rescuing. >> the ceiling came down. the columns came down. a couple people were buried under the rubble. >> john: survivors say it was terrifying. >> you just heard people screaming in the first car. they were trapped. they couldn't get out. >> i heard these horrifying,
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people just screaming for their lives. >> john: federal investigators searching for answers as to what exactly happened. the engineer of the train, 48-year-old tommy gallagher, appears to have no red flags from his police officer or in his medical history. one thing we do know is the train was not equipped with positive train control, a safety feature designed to prevent crashes like this. the n.t.s.b. says it will look at similarities between this crash and the one that occurred at the same time in may of 2011. with one question in everyone's minds: >> the train came in at much too high a rate of speed. the question is: why is that? >> jon: this investigation is in its early stages. there is no initial signs of terrorism or that this crash was deliberate. in hoboken, new jersey, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now braintree police are searching for suspects after a might at if movies turns violent. two people recovering after
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scene with the latest on the investigation. nicole? >> nicole: well, sarah, police say this incident happened here in the parking lot just after 7:00, and that one of those victims at least went inside the theater asking employees here for help, and then someone called 911. so this all happening just after 7:00 at the amc theater here in braintree. two men were stabbed in the ch immediately. two victims, 36 years old from hingham, were rushed to south shore hospital. we're told this morning they have non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to be okay, but police immediately put out a lookout for that suspect. they were combing through the parking lot here looking for any evidence to try to find that person. right now it's still unclear what exactly led up to this incident, but anyone with information should call police. live in braintree, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now a couple
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this was on beacon street last night. police say the man and woman were in the crosswalk when the truck hit them. the driver stayed on the scene. >> that truck was going pretty fast because they bounced up and hit his rail. when i jumped down, i seen them both down, not breathing. >> christa: so far no word yet on the conditions of the victims. >> sarah: another search connected to the missing boater rescued off the vineyard. police are at the hom she's still missing at sea. nancy chen joins us now with new developments overnight. >> nancy: sarah, good morning to you. police in middletown, connecticut, executing a search warrant at the home of nathan carman's mother. linda carman is presumed to be dead after being lost at sea for two weeks now. last night detectives were inside her home for an hour. they took several items from a home in brown paper bags, but exactly what was taken is still
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trying to figure out what happened during the fishing trip that carman took with her son. nathan carman was found in a life raft sunday night, reunited with his father on tuesday. this discovery has also reopened questions about the death of carman's grandfather, who was murdered back in 2013. and this morning the "herald" is reporting that linda carman was also a person of interest in her father's death. that's according to carman's former attorney. nathan was also considered a person of interest in that case, with a crime. and he also denied any involvement. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. count 'em, 39 days to the general election. for the first time in history, the newspaper "usa today" is taking sides. the site's editorial board sending a clear message to its readers, "do not vote for donald trump." the paper list reasons why trump would not be a good president from his business career to his racial rhetoric.
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encouraging people not to vote for trump, they said they're not necessarily endorsing hillary clinton either. and a new report by "newsweek" is claiming donald trump broke u.s. law by doing business in cuba in 1998 when the u.s. had a trade embargo in that country and americans were not allowed to spend money there. "newsweek" is saying trump hotel executives looked into building a hotel there, visiting the country, spending about $70,000 on that trip. hillary clinton weighed in on the claim, as well. business interests ahead of the laws and the values and the policies of the united states of america. >> christa: trump's campaign manager says that trump never did any business in cuba. >> sarah: we're off to a busy start this friday morning. still ahead, a manhunt under way in hampton. what the suspect is accused of doing that put several schools in lockdown. >> christa: and boston police on the hunt for a sexual assault suspect in jamaica plain. that neighborhood is on alert today.
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>> christa: based on what i'm hearing about the weekendwe for the movies. >> chris: cool air and rain, much like what we've had the last couple days. temperatures stuck either side of 60. we are right there this morning. 49 in bedford. 58 in boston. 58 in plymouth. clearer skies at times. allowed us to cool off more up through the merrimack valley into southern new hampshire, but any breaks in the overcast today will be short lived as the clouds increase and the shower chances also increase from south
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south of us. it will take some time for this to work into southern new england. from south to north first. north of the mass pike, probably several hours and through the early afternoon without seeing much rain that. rain chance ramping up close to the mass pike through much of the commonwealth into southern mutual by late in the day and early this evening. we'll increase that rain chance as the day goes along. area of low pressure across the ohio valley day after day has not moved much. not expected to move much over next couple day temperatures will be in the 60s today. 70 in minneapolis. it will take a while before we can get on the back side of the storm system and get into drier air. it will take until early next week to slowly transition out of this. the high pressure trying to lose its grip, trying to hold on, but not doing so. we wedged in a little bit of sunshine and clear skies at times yesterday, especially north and west of boston. not the case during the day today. the rain filling in. here's the rain shower activity for tomorrow. so movie plans, indoor day with
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i do expect over the second half of the weekend still to be damp. showers not as numerous on sunday versus what we'll see on saturday. still, though, on sunday, a lot of clouds around and cool conditions prevailing with highs near 70. how much rain. can it be beneficial? i think you tend to favor some locations south of the pike as the the heaviest totals, an inch there a possibility, generally an inch or less further north you go up to the merrimack valley into southern new hampshire. interest in the tropics, category two hurricane matthew this is moving off to the west here at about 14mph. winds sustained at 100mph. expected to become a category three hurricane. close to jamaica and then over eastern cuba. as we get into early next week, across the bahamas, where it goes from there, that's a question mark for mid-to-late week next week. we'll keep an eye on things and how that evolves on the east coast. showers arriving today. heaviest this afternoon into this evening. 55 to 60. so still a cool and breezy day
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possibility. breezy, low to mid-50s out there, and there's a damp-looking weekend, especially on saturday. slowly trying to break out of it early next week. better by wednesday and thursday. >> sarah: all right. a worcester firefighter's rental controversy gets wiped away after a jeep was damaged. >> christa: the car wash was willing to make things right. they offered to fix the jeep and pay for the rental car, but when he contacted fix it 7. here's kris anderson. >> kris: life can get busy sometime, especially when you're trying to keep up with twin three-year-old boys. between his job as a worcester firefighter and his double daddy duty, dan leslie also finds time to be a hero husband. so when his wife's dirty s.u.v. was in desperate need of a little t.l.c., he took it over to the local car wash. >> i've been through it 100 times before. >> >> kris: the automated system
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would open eventually. it didn't. it pushed me right through the door. kids kris dan went from hero to uh-oh. >> there were scratches on the door, the roof on the back, deep scratches. >> kris: he says the car wash's manager agreed to pay for the damage. dan got estimate and took the s.u.v. to a body shop to get it fixed. >> they said it would be a week and i would need a rental car. >> kris: he reached out to the manager again, this time the cost of the rental. >> kris:>> he said no problem. >> kris: when the repairs were made, dan sent the bill. the company paid for the repairs, but dan was waiting for the rental reimbursement. he e-mailed the manager again, who assured him he would take care of it that week. dan never got the check and says the manager stopped responding. kris.
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said he would do it, and i figured you guys would get me my money. >> kris: that's when we went to solve it 7. if a company promises to pay for damages, are they obligated to pay? kris. >> as soon as he sent that e-mail, he's obligated. >> kris: we contacted the car wash company. a few days >> they got me my check a few days later. thank you, solve it 7. you got me my money when i couldn't get it on my own. >> kris: fortunately we were able to help dan wash his worries away. if there is a situation we can help clean up for you, give us a call at 617-367-7777 or send us an e-mail to solveit7@whdh.com. in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news. >> sarah: love it. kris is the man. >> christa: e-mail, legalry
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papi. >> sarah: and a ton of trouble, for one damage the damage done when an oversized truck tries traveling through
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ism a lot going on. >> christa: chris is checking the forecast for us. >> chris: taking a look at forecast going through the day, we'll increase the rain from south to north. i do expect those showers to overtake the area.
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does look like we'll have showers around, both on saturday and sunday, more probe to it on saturday, that forecast coming up. >> and new time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. the red sox swpt away by the yankees and ortiz's final series in the bronx. the sox may not be feeling a whole lot of pressure right now, having already clinched the a.l. east, but they're still jockeying for playoff position with three games to go. they are two behind the ranges and just a half game up on the indians. the yankees stadium. then getting the last laugh against big papi and the sox already up 3-1 in the 6th. another one on a pitch. sox lose it 5-1, swept away by the yanks. it was casual thursday for the patriots down in foxborough. the team going through a walk-through in sweats and shorts and just like wednesday, both quarterbacks jimmy garoppolo and jacoby brissett listed as limited on the team's
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brad marchand makes it 3-3 for the bruins, swiping home the short-handed game winner. canada claims the world cup of hockey with a 2-1 one over europe. the red sox urging fans to arrive early the next three days at fenway for ceremonies honoring david ortiz before each of their final three regular-season games. that's sports. i'm joe able see know. have a great day. >> sarah: it's going to be special, isn't it? the red chance to say thanks. as owe said to david ortiz as he begins his final series at fenway. >> christa: a giant red 34 is making its way around the city. you can find it at fastball hall -- faneuil hall. you're also being asked to sign a card the thank big papi for his 14 years against the red sox.
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fellow vacationer and fellow citizen. >> sarah: arm and dangerous and on the run right now. police trying the track down this person wanted in connection to the home invasion. >> christa: a risky rescue at the big e. what caused a ride to get stuck and strand passengers for hours.
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moving tribute. how state lawmakers want to honor the legacy of red sox slugger david ortiz. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. final day of september. >> sarah: can you believe it? >> christa: and it's a friday. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. if you have plans this weekend, chris, it looks like rain in the forecast. >> chris: a lot of though tee times may be put on hold. you're trying the sneak this a few final rounds before it gets too cold outside. 58 in boston. 58 in plymouth. we have more clouds moving in from south going to follow suit will be the shower activity from south to north throughout the day. not much of a morning commute. it's dry. the evening commute, that's when the rain settles on in. the breeze still coming in off the ocean, so temperatures not moving much as we go throughout the day. through mid-day most of the showers south of the pike, but again, after about 2:00, 3:00 p.m., i think it's fair game for those showers to move on to the north. the the heaviest of the shower
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into tomorrow morning. temperatures stuck in the upper 50s. not as many showers along, still a lot of great skies and cool weather. >> christa: kris anderson is here for us. >> kris: christa, good morning. happy friday. always big smiles. not too bad right now. this is the expressway south of town. traffic rolling by right through the gas tank. we'll show you the wider view by going to the maps and look at what you're dealing with. about 18 minutes from the split up to the tunnel. you have typical there. nothing looking too bad. 24 starting to back up. it will get crazy busy there. 95 smooth sailing to 128. things looking good on the pike from 495 through framingham. 128 up to the tollbooth. no real slowdowns there. to the north, 9 smooth sailing all the way down into boston. so you're in pretty good shape if you're headed out this friday morning right now. let's show you the drive times to show you what you're dealing with. 18-minute split to the tunnel. 128 to 93. 11 minutes 128 to the zakim bridge.
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>> christa: chris, thank you. a man will face a judge today after police say he beat his three-year-old nephew. officials say the 21-year-old called police and claimed that he had killed the little boy. officers later found him. he had face and neck injuries, but he is expected to recover. meantime the suspect has been charged with attempted murder. this morning federal investigators are sifting through the wreckage of a train crash in hoboken, new jersey, this morning, trying to figure out what happened right bef and crashed into a barrier. a young mother was killed by falling debris, 100 others were injured. investigators from the n.t.s.b. are trying to figure out how fast that commuter train was going. and police in braintree are searching for suspects after a night at the movies turned violent. two people are recovering this morning after getting stabbed outside the amc movie theater. both victims are from hingham. they were taken to south shore hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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armed and dangerous man wanted in connection with a home invasion. the manhunt forcing schools into lockdown. this morning two other suspects are set to face a judge. 7's jennifer eagan live outside the courthouse with more. >> jennifer: sarah, a woman was home. she ran to a business nearby and called 911. again, two suspects racing out behind bars this morning. police are still looking for two others. police who they are looking for. suspects in black hooded sweatshirts broke into a house before 11:00 yesterday morning. investigators say they believe the group may have broken into other homes in pembroke earlier in the day. officials ordered students and staff at hampton school to shelter in place while police tried the track down the suspects. again, two men got away from the scene. one was found by a police canine you it in. another was arrested as he ran away from the home that was
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a gun. they also found electronics, jewelry and a safe taken from the home. live in plymouth, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now boston police are on the hunt for a masked man they say sexually assaulted a woman in jamaica plain. the victim telling police she was attacked in gay head and minden streets. detectives say she was walking down the street early thursday morning when this masked man was carrying a gun and approached her. hed into a backyard. no witnesses apparently saw the attack. >> sarah: new details on the lizzi marriott case. a new hampshire supreme court ruled her sexual history should remain private after unh student was raped and murdered. the state supreme court ruled in june the information should have been made public during the appeals process.
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sentence in prison for the crime. the town of framingham has reached a settlement with a man accidentally killed by police. the family will receive $3.75 million from the town as a result of a wrongful death lawsuit. the grandfather of 12 was accidentally shot while complying with police orders during a swat team raid on his home in 2011. >> christa: new this morning, high anxiety when a ride at the big e malfunctions. this was in west springfield. it's called its highest point. the ride is about 20 feet above the ground. firefighters were called if to help get nearly two dozen people back on the ground. >> we're all joking around like, oh, what if it broke down and it actually did. we undid the seat belt thing that protects you on the ride. >> christa: everybody is doing okay. inspectors are trying to figure out what happened to the ride.
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oversized truck scrapes part of the callahan tunnel. it is all caught on camera. it happened 1:30 yesterday afternoon. the top of the truck scraped the tunnel's ceiling, shutting down lanes while crews cleared the damage. the driver was cited by state police. rescue crews act quickly to save a dog stuck in the mud in boxborough. boxborough firefighters and an animal control officers were able to save this dog stuck in a muddy smart. the dog was neck deep when he was found. firefighters wrapped the dog the mud. poor little guy. >> christa: all right. 5:36. still ahead, shut down by the state. what investigators found in four local day care facilities, forcing them to pull their licenses. ism jeb bush opening up about who he may vote for in november while speaking here in massachusetts. >> christa: all right. here's your chance. now you can have pizza and beer with matt damon, ben affleck and tom brady. we'll let you know how coming
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and paralympians to celebrate their success in rio. the team challenged president obama to do the splits. there you go. and simone biles presented him with his very own award. >> christa: i'm hearing rip. the royal family having some fun here. the kids are back out here. the duke and duchess of cape te local military families in british columbia. there they are, prince george and princess charlotte had such a good time it looks like playing the blues and checking out the miniature horses, as well. >> sarah: you might think have tried it all, but have you ever tried chalko pumpkin french fries.
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and pumpkin sauce. no plans to bring this to the u.s. now, so you have the travel to japan to try it out. i'd try it. why not. >> christa: i've lost my appetite. i'm being honest. 5:41. lots to get to in our know and go segment coming up. new issues for samsung. customers have problems with their replacement galaxy note 7. >> reporter: and an uncle in court accused of assaulting his nephew. we'll tell you what police say he told them when he >> sarah: and jeb bush comes to cambridge and makes some news. which presidential candidate he's suggesting people vote for
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and school committees all across the state.
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>> sarah: time now to find out everything you need to start your day out right. >> christa: remember when the sun used to come up like that. >> sarah: it makes me sad. >> chris: we're losing 80 minutes of daylight. still dark at this hour. so much easier when it's warm and bright outside. 58 in boston. 49 in bedford. not that we see much sunshine through the next couple days anyway, even if the sun rise and sun sets were pushed earlier and further back. still, radar rather quiet. a couple spot showers across western mass.
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but more showers to the south. this is what we expect increase in terms of the shower activity as we go through this afternoon here. so before mid-day, most of the showers tend to be to the south and west of the mass pike. i should say southwest of worcester there. north of the pike, west of worcester through the morning, showers working on in as you get into the afternoon and we expect wet weather for the evening commute, overnight tonight, and on saturday. the saturday showers may be a little more cst morning versus the afternoon. we go into sunday, showers not as numerous. a lot of clouds still left in place, on shore flow still left in place, so it will be hard to break that damp pattern on the second half of the weekend. still some patches of drizzle around, maybe a spot shower. we move forward into the rainfall totals. do expect a decent amount of water here coming through the next couple days. and maybe some towns will locally pick up over an inch of rain, especially south of the pike, you get to the merrimack
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likely not as high. here is hurricane matthew. winds 100mph. this is a category two hurricane as it continues its movement off to the west. expected to become a major hurricane here later today or likely by the weekend. and as it makes its close path to jamaica and then over eastern cuba and into the bahamas early next week, where it goes from there, if it stalls out and hangs out for a couple days, it will start making its way up the east coast or off shore remains to be seen. the heaviest afternoon, 55 to 61. 7-day forecast, featuring cool weather right through the weekend. and even as we get into early next week, i don't expect much of a break into the action. we'll fast forward here really quickly and get you to the seven-day forecast. you can see that coming in here as we go through next couple days. wet weather better by wednesday and thursday. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with. >> kris: . >> kris: the weekend.
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this is the expressway heading into boston. no real problems there, but we want to go to the maps because there are some situations to the south you need to be aware of. first up, it is about half hour from the split up to the tunnel. when we get further out, south 3 is looking good, but there is an accident in randolph at 24, northbound at 128. and you see the red. it is causing pretty big back-ups there in randolph on route 24 right when you connect with 128. 95 is looking good. same thing on the pike, smooth sailing through program all the way past 128 north of town new york real issues to talk about. typical delays you see right at 495 and 93. 128 and 93 when those two roads. 128 to 93, 12 minutes. and another 12, 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> christa: chris, thank you. a worcester man accused of trying to kill a three-year-old boy is set to appear in court.
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boy is in the hospital. >> sarah: investigators are expected back at the scene first thing this morning. let's go live to 7's victoria warren with the latest. vicki? >> victoria: good morning. it's the uncle who police say called 911. he's waking up in police custody this morning. he's going to go before a judge in worcester later today. he's accused of strangling his three-year-old nephew. all of this starting yesterday with that 911 call with the police racing to the home after the 21-year-old uncle called police say the uncle said he killed the boy, but police found the child on a couch alive and alert but also hurt with injuries on his face and neck. the boy was rushed to the hospital. the uncle arrested at the hospital. the boy is considered stable. his injuries described as non-life-threatening. the dependent of children and families was called also to investigate. an again, the uncle if police custody set to appear before a judge later today.
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victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now parents are scrambling after four day cares closed down located in medford, chelsea, revere and somerville, again, all shutting down. let's go to nancy chen on why state is pulling the companies' license. >> nancy: those day care locations will be shut down today. terry's little pumpkins is losing its license because state investigators found the day care violated several state regulations. according to court there was insufficient food and drink for children, dead mice behind a refrigerator and staff members nodding off while they were supposed to be taking care of the children. parents understandingbly were shocked. >> are you surprised that it's closing? >> yeah, surprised. >> i never heard no bad allegations about the place. >> nancy: a day care worker also allegedly left a while unattended in a transportation van. the day care owner has two weeks to file an appeal. in the newsroom, nancy chen,
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sandwich where crews were concerned after a pair sail was found without anyone inside it on thursday. officers received a call that the parasail was floating over a creek. there are reports of a missing person in the area. police in gloucester are investigating after a suspicious device was found in a field. state environmental police were working in the field thursday when they came across this device suspected to be a pipe bomb. the state police bomb squad was called in bottles had already been detonated. >> christa: investigators are trying to figure out what led to a deadly accident at a construction site in georgetown. police say the man was backing up some heavy machinery when it fell on him, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. he was the head mechanic at the company, and he had worked there for 25 years. >> sarah: new details about a woman found in a ravine in weymouth. police say she was not the victim of an assault. officers say the woman has
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she was not attacked. first responders pulled her out of the woods tuesday night after investigators say she called for help and did not know where she was. >> christa: and a wal-mart employee facing charges in connection with several fires at a store in sturbridge. police say officers found her in auburn after she had set three fires inside that wal-mart tuesday. no one was hurt. 39 election and jeb bush thinking about voting for someone other than the republican nominee. he reportedly suggested to attendees that he may vote for libertarian candidate gary johnson, but when asked about that later, bush played coy. >> i haven't made up my mind. i'm going to vote. and i made it clear i'm not going to vote for donald trump and hillary clinton. there's nothing to anything.
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few months. sources say his father, former president george w. bush, plans to vote for hillary clinton. the funeral for former israeli president shimon peres under way in jerusalem as we speak. foreign leaders across the globe including president obama and former president bill clinton along with secretary of state john kerry are all there attending. peres died at wednesday at the age of 93 two weeks after suffering from a stroke. >> sarah: happening today, a teenager accused of shooting three peoat stadium appear in juvenile court. he was scheduled to appear before a judge this morning. police say the teen shot two students and a teacher at an elementary school on wednesday. the young boy remains in critical condition this morning. >> christa: and tulsa police officer betty shelby expected in court for her arraignment on first-degree manslaughter charges today. shelby shot and killed 40-year-old terrence crutcher, an unarmed african american man two weeks ago. her attorney says shelby opened
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police have said crutcher did not have a gun on him or in his vehicle. and a family of an african american man shot and killed by police in southern california is calling for video of that incident to get released. attorneys for the man's family say the police are trying to sway public opinion by only releasing a photo from the incident. two officers shot and killed along yes -- olongo after he pointed an e-cigarette at in what police call a shooting assistants. his sister called police because he was suffering from a mental breakdown after the death of his son. >> sarah: samsung facing more problems. customers are saying their replacement phones are also overheating inch a statement samsung says the replacement phones are working properly and our smartphones get hot sometimes. >> christa: red sox d.h. david ortiz set to play his final regular season series at fenway this weekend.
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pay tribute to big papi by naming a boston bridge in his honor. a proposal is getting drafted to change the name of the brookline avenue bridge to the david ortiz big papi bridge. the proposal passed the statehouse thursday and so it moves to the senate at this point. and a portrait of ortiz has been cut into the outfield grass at fenway. it will remain there through at least sunday for ortiz's final regular-season game. the sox also put up a banner to spend time with tom brady and two other famous faces. >> for just $10, you and a friend can hang out with me and tom brady, and i guess also matt over there. >> yeah, and also me because i'm also friends with tom brady. >> no, sure, you know, lesser friends. >> all right. okay. anyway, we'll get some pizza. we'll maybe a get a couple beer, throw the ball around, hang out at one of our favorite spots in
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earth. hey, tom. >> hey, tom. >> tommy. >> sarah: so funny. water.org and the tb12 foundation are giving you a shot to hang out with the three. you can make the $10 donation to enter to win. >> christa: i love how they call him "tommy." it's like a bromance with three guys involved. goodwill hunting. they're going to go to a harvard bar with all the smart kids. 55 to 61 out there. the the heaviest of the rain will be later today, tonight into tomorrow. question marks whether we can get the game in at fenway here. david ortiz in the grass. looks like we'll get some water on the lawn over the next couple days. it will be so damp on sunday, but a low. shower activity more widespread on saturday. >> christa: coming up at 6:00, another search connected to that
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what investigators were seen leaving with in connecticut. >> sarah: also ahead, braintree police searching for suspects after a violent attack
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>> sarah: a troubling crime in worcester. a little boy allegedly abused. police say his uncle confessed to trying to kill him. what we've learned about the case. >> christa: new developments in a vermont man's mystery at sea. investigators say descending on his mother's home after she disappeared on a fishing trip with her son. >> sarah: violence at a south
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>> christa: and a tough image for thousands today after a train crash in new jersey. what federal investigators think might have gone wrong. >> sarah: riders in need of rescue when they get stuck at the big e. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. about ready to close the book on the month of september. last day. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. a lot of people may have plans for october 1st. some rain in store. indoor plans needed this weekend, especially on saturday. sunday, we'll get some drier stretches in there, but still damp with some patches of drizzle around. 58 in boston right now. 50 in bedford. we have some patches of clearer skies in the overcast north and west of boston. more clouds working in. still not a whole lot of rain outside at this hour. a couple showers across nantucket, back through connecticut and into western mass. it will take some time for the showers to work in. so the morning commute is dry. and the afternoon commute is a different story here.
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keep a constant on-shore breeze throughout the day. and showers really pushing their way northbound north of the pike mid-day into the early afternoon. so finally we'll get some wet weather across new england. haven't had a whole lot of rain over the last couple days. most of the showers on saturday morning, some damp in the afternoon and cool patches of drizzle on sunday. a lot of clouds, a lot of coolness and the on shore flow will prevail for days. more on the seven-day forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: take a live look outside of town. traffic flow increasing as we hit the 6:00 hour. leverett connector and zakim bridge. let's head south. that's where some problems are. things look good around the gas tank, but when we go to the maps, you'll see the issues we're talking about. first north of town, 30 minutes from the split up to the tunnel, which isn't so bad. there is the typical slowdown here, but once you get further down, 3 is looking good, but there's an accident in randolph
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24 northbound at 128. 95 starting to slow down a little bit. then we have another problem popping up west of framingham. there is a breakdown on the mass pike westbound at route 9. there is a car in the shoulder of the road there. excuse me. it's in the causing too many delays at this point here, close to a town you're in good shape. typical slowdowns. let's look at the drive times, 26 minutes split to the tunnel. 12 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> christa: now to an alarming admission from man in worcester. police say he told them he tried to kill his three-year-old nephew. that man is headed to court this morning, and he'll be facing attempted murder charges. >> sarah: police say he abused the boy and then called 911. 7's victoria warren live in worcester with more. >> victoria: good morning, that man, that uncle in police custody this morning. he's going to go before a judge here in worcester a little bit
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nephew. a chilling 911 call. worcester police racing out to this home after man says he killed his nephew. >> a little kid just crying and screaming and crying. >> four obviously undercover cars, plain cars down lincoln 80mph. >> victoria: inside the lincoln village town home, police found the three-year-old boy. he had injuries to his face and neck, but he was alive and he was alert. the 21-yead met police at the door and let them in. >> i can't imagine what he was going through. he must have been so scared. >> victoria: the boy was rushed to the hospital, the uncle arrested, accused of attempted murder, indecent assault, and he's accused of strangling the child. he told police he was watching his nephew while the boy's father was at work. investigators spent hours inside the town home taking pictures and removing evidence. neighbors left hoping the child is going to be okay.
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somebody do that. >> victoria: at the hospital the boy is stable and his injuries are considered non-life-threatening injuries. the department of children and families now is also investigating, and again, this uncle arrested going to appear before a judge later today. live this morning in worcester, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: developing now, another search connected to the vermont man who was rescued at sea but whose mother has disappeared. nancy chen joins us wit nancy. >> nancy: sarah, good morning to you. police in middletown, connecticut, executing a search warrant at the home of nathan carman's mother. linda carman is presumed dead after being lost at sea for with weeks now. last night detectives were inside her home for an hour. we're told they took several items from the home in brown paper bags. what exactly was taken is still unknown. right now law enforcement agencies in four states are trying to figure out what
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nathan carman was found in a life raft sunday night, reunited with his father and tuesday. but the discovery has also reopened questions about the death of carman's grandfather, who was murdered back in 2013. this morning the "herald" reporting that nathan carman was also a person of interest in her father's death. that's according to carman's former attorney. nathan was also considered a person of interest in that case, but he's never been charged with a crime. he denies any involvement. 7news "today in new england." ism right now police are investigating a violent attack at a movie theater in braintree. two people are recovering after they were stabbed outside the theater. let's head out to the scene. we have 7's nicole oliverio covering the latest on the investigation today. nicole? >> nicole: well, christa, it happened in this parking lot just after 7:00 last night. at least one of those victims ran inside the theater asking employees for help.
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say an incident happened out here in this parking lot outside of the amc theater in braintree. we don't know what happened, but we do know that two people ended up being stabed, both men in their 30s from hingham. they were rushed to south shore hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. it was immediately then that police began the search for a suspect. they put out a description of the man they were looking for, but they weren't able to find them. they then had part of this parking lot sealed off as they tried collect there was at one point where people weren't allowed to leave. this is an isolated incident. so police still searching for the suspect this morning. we're live in braintree, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now a train station in hoboken, new jersey, remains closed following thursday's train crash that injured more than 100 people and killed one woman. today thousands of commuters are trying to find a way to travel to new york city and beyond as federal agents sift through the
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within the latest. john? >> john: sarah, most days there are 15,000 people moving through this station. this morning there's just a handful. investigators, recovery teams trying to figure out what went wrong. the rush hour commute in hoboken, new jersey, turning chaotic aftetr plowing into the platform. >> i have heavy structural damage. i have people trapped on the train. >> john: the train, with about 250 people on board, most headed to manhattan, instead of slowing down jumped off the tracks and crashed into the station, sending debris flying. >> he came in at a high rate of speed, went through the bumper block, through the air, hit the ceiling. it was horrific. it was an explosion of concrete, dust, wires. >> the train never stopped. it didn't slow down. it didn't brake. >> john: 34-year-old fabiola bittar de kroon, a local mother,
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more than 100 others were injured, some making it to the hospital on their own, others severely injured and in need of rescuing. >> the ceiling came down. the columns came down. a couple people were buried under the rubble. >> they lifted me up and passed me to someone at the window. >> john: survivors say it was terrifying. >> you just heard people screaming in the first car. they were trapped. they couldn't get out. >> john: federal investigators searching for answers as 20 what exactly happened. the engineer of the train, 48-year-old tommy gallagher, appears to have no red flags from his police officer or in his medical history. one thing we do know is the train was not equipped with positive train control, a safety feature designed to prevent crashes like this. the n.t.s.b. says it will look at similarities between this crash and the one that occurred at the same time in may of 2011. with one question in everyone's minds: >> the train came in at much too high a rate of speed.
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>> john: i'm told investigators have access to the locomotive, but because of structural damage can't get to the rest of the train. live in hoboken, new jersey, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: john, thank you. 66:09. boston police are investigating after a woman says she was sexually assaulted at gunpoint. it happened in jamaica plain near gay head and minden streets before 2:00 thursday morning. detectives say she was walking down this street when a masked man carrying a gun approache backyard where he sexually assaulted her. the home had been vacant for months. so it seems that no one witnessed the attack. >> sarah: a couple is recovering. police say a man and woman were in the crosswalk. that's when the truck hit them. the driver did stay there on the scene. >> there truck was going pretty fast. they bounced up and hit his rail when i jumped down, i had seen
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>> christa: no word yet on the conditions of the victims this morning. >> sarah: still ahead big trouble at the big e. firefighters called to rescue people stuck on a ride. >> christa: and a presidential candidate clashing over cuba. >> not an eastbound endorsement, but one of the nation's biggest newspapers is break tracking digs when it comes to the presidential race. >> sarah: and let the tributes begin. the weekend of celebrations honoring big papi getting under way with plenty of events for fans. >> chris: of cool weather on the way in. if you're headed out to the game tonight, expect to bring the rain gear as showers work in. you need the light jacket on the way the school, likely seeing some wet weather, especially south of the pike by the ride home from school, damp weekend, forecast ahead. >> kris: it is good news the rain is staying away during the morning commute. it would only make things more of a mess on this friday. live look at the expressway heading into boston, traffic is moving smoothly. we'll have a complete look at
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>> sarah: 6:14 this friday. weekend. >> christa: i started to assemble my movie list,but who am i kidding? i have a two kids. >> chris: they have a different movie list. they don't care if it's raining. they'll still go out and play. on-shore wind. it has been the last couple days that. on-shore wind will be persistent as we go through this weekend.
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east-northeasterly wind with this low in place. tracking a couple showers back into western mass and connecticut. much of the morning commute will be dry. once we get into the afternoon, the wet weather does increase from south to north as some of this moisture to the south starts to work in. i do expect more widespread wet weather for the evening commute and then tonight into tomorrow morning, that's when i think the bulk of the rain will fall. area of low pressure spinning its wheels across the ohio valley. that has not changed much. that's parked back into the midwest with a pattern stuck like this. here we go through the day. this is around noontime. most of the showers still south of the pike. this afternoon we'll watch things become more widespread. we approach southern new hampshire by the time we get into the end of the day near dinnertime tonight. and then we work through the overnight hours into tomorrow. showers around. locally at times these showers will produce some downpours, so it will be beneficial in terms of getting the rain. the timing of it, i don't like to see it over the weekend, but
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and i think many towns will pick up about an inch of rain. could even have a couple locations close to two inches of rain south of the pike down through southeastern mass. hurricane matthew in the caribbean. category two this morning. winds 100mph. that's moving off to the west at 14mph. this is expected to continue to strengthen into a major hurricane and make the turn due north some time late this weekend into early next week. by the middle part of next week. very slowly moving through the bahamas as it's ear strong category two hurricane or perhaps even a majorbi 55 to 61 this afternoon. showers arriving with the the heaviest of it mid to late afternoon. especially south of the pike. and then showers widespread tonight. it's breezy and cool tonight and the forecast for tomorrow, we're going the play it close here. mid to upper 50s. so not moving much temperature-wise. a chilly breeze and showers. predominantly in the morning hours. could have some, i don't want to say dryness out there this afternoon, but showers may taper off tomorrow afternoon to some patches of drizzle. i think on sunday, it's fair
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in there amid a few patches of drizzle. so most of the rain over the weekend will be the front half of the weekend, although a lot of gray skies extending into sunday. there is the 7 on 7 forecast. >> christa: list go to fast track traffic with kris anderson with more on your morning commute. >> kris: happy friday, everybody. the slowdowns starting to pick up. i questions -- guess for lack of a better word. take a 28 minutes from the split up to the tunnel. those slowdowns you typically expect to see. good news and bad news. 3 is looking good. 24, that accident has cleared, but you see the back-up here stretching all the way down, so some residual delays. 95 a little bit of a delay connecting with 128. the pike, there's still that issue there just west of framingham, a breakdown right at the mass pike westbound at route 4. as you get closer to the city, no reddish shoes to tell you about, north of town, no
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popped up here. we'll look into that and bring you an update in just a bit. back to you, guys. >> sarah: 6:17 right now. massachusetts firefighters race to the big evidence to rescue people stuck on an amusement ride. 7's nancy chen joins us with reaction from people who were there. nancy? >> nancy: the big e runs through sunday. people going there this weekend certainly hoping this was just an isolated understand did. the ride called the wipeout ended up getting stuck last night. about 20 people were on it at the wipeout is about 18 to 20 feet above the ground. firefighters called in to help out there. and they work to get everyone back on the ground. thankfully nobody was hurt there, but inspectors are now trying to determine what happened to the ride. in the control room, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: so we're 39 days to go now until the general election. for the first time in history,
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fray. the site's editorial board sending a clear message to its readers, do not vote for donald trump. the paper outlined reasons why they believe trump would not be a good president from his business career to his racial rhetoric. even though "usa today" is encouraging people not to vote for trump, they stopped short of endorsing hillary clinton. and a new report by "newsweek" is claiming donald trump broke u.s. law by doing business in cuba, dating back to 1998. that's when the u.s. had a trade embargo on cuba.am spend money in the country. but "newsweek" is saying trump hotel executives looked into building a hoe -- hotel there, visiting the country and spending nearly $70,000 on the trip. hillary clinton meantime was weighing in on those claims. >> he puts his personnel and business interests ahead of the laws and the values and the policies of the united states of america. >> christa: trump's campaign manager said that trump never did any business in cuba.
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in hampton. what four men are accused of doing that put some schools on lockdown. >> christa: several day care centers suddenly shut down, leaving some parents scrambling for childcare. >> sarah: and how the red sox players plan to show their appreciation for big papi this
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washington gun lobby instead. then - on a bill to keep suspected terrorists from getting guns, ayotte flip flopped. kelly ayotte's become another typical washington politician and that puts us all at risk. narrator: independence usa pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> chris: t.g.i.f. 58 in boston. a cool and breezy start. it does look like temperatures won't move much through the day. despite it being dry right now, clouds thicken up and showers arrive from south to north through the day. the highest chance of rain from mid-day on, especially late in the afternoon into the even hours. this will include fenway park, good chance of showers for the sox game tonight. 56 degrees.
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on-shore wind prevailing. scattered showers may be few and far between by saturday night. just some patches of drizzle around on sunday. more on that weekend forecast ahead. >> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. the sox swept away by the yankees. the sox may not be feeling a lot of pressure, but they're still jockeying for playoff position with thr behind the rangers and half game up on the indians. the yankees honoring david ortiz in a pregame ceremony at the stadium and getting the last laugh against big papi. the sox. already up in the sixth. another one. sox lose it 5-1, swept away by the yanks. it was casual thursday for the patriots down in foxborough. the team going through a walk-through in sweats and shorts, and just like wednesday, both quarterbacks jimmy garoppolo and jacoby brissett
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game two tied at one thanks to goals from zdeno khar a and patrice bergeron. brad marchand makes it 3-3 for the bruins, swiping home the short-handed game winner. canada claims the world cup of hockey with a 2-1 one over europe. the red sox urging fans to arrive early the next three days at fenway for ceremonies honoring david ortiz before each of their final three regular-season games. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> sarah: in honor of david ortiz's final regular season series at fenway, red sox players will wear special patches on their hats this weekend. you can see the patches on the left side of each cap. each patch features a silhouette of ortiz along with his name and number. big papi is proving to be literally larger than life at fenway. the grounds crew carved out this portrait of ortiz. it will remain in the grass through this weekend series.
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the teams have been giving him paintings, phones. i feel like he's going to need an extra house to put all this stuff in. >> sarah: david ortiz museum. >> christa: exactly. 6:26. still ahead, a truck doing some damage in the callahan tunnel. >> sarah: a break in the case. an arrest made in a series of fires at local wal-mart stores. >> christa: and local
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>> christa: police going door to door. schools on the alert in the search for four wanted criminals in hampton. what investigators want you to keep a lookout for. >> christa: several day care centers closed for good. what's behind the sudden shutdown.
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>> sarah: good friday morning, everybody. thanks for staying us with. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm kill -- christa delcamp. september 30th. as we head into october, don't put away the umbrella just yet. >> sarah: keep that jacket handy. might as well turn the calendar pages. >> chris: feeling like october once again this morning. cool on-shore breeze. temperatures running low to mid-50s. a few upper 50s. the wind is steady, 17mph in bn. any breaks in the over cast will yield to increasing clouds. the showers south of us start to work on in. first across the island, the cape, buzzards bay. from pro-guessing northbound through the overnight hours. mid-to-late afternoon. becoming most widespread by the evening commute. so do expect some wet weather on the ride home from work. despite not having it this morning. i already need the umbrella.
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overnight tonight through tomorrow morning. second half of the weekend looking better than first. by that i mean we're not going to see a steady rain out there. patchy drizzle around through mid-day, but even some breaks not out of the realm of possibility on sunday afternoon. more on the weekend forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: sarah, good morning. it's that time of the morning where things start to pick up. route 1 in saugus heading into boston. lots of brake lights as the you see this is the leverett connector and zakim bridge heading over 93. finally south of town is where we want to start before we head to the maps. the expressway heading past the gas tank. as we go to the maps, it's about half hour from the split all the way up to the tunnel, the typical red slowdowns you expect to see here. three is looking good connecting with 128. accident earlier on 24 has us pretty far backed up out of the screen. and 95 coacting with 128, you see the delays there. framingham, no real issues on the pike heading all the way
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closer to town. north, though, there is an issue. breakdown of 93 southbound at exit 37c. real quick look at the drive times to show you what you're expecting. 12 minutes, 128 to the 93, 28 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> christa: checking your friday top stories now, man will face a judge today after police claim he made a chilling confession. officials say the 21-year-old called police and claimed that he had killed his three-year-old nephew. officers later found t injuries, but he is expected to recover at least physically. the suspect meantime has been charged with attempted murder. a search now in the case of the young vermont man who was rescued from a shipwreck and his mother disappeared at sea. last night police served a search warrant at the home of linda carman in connecticut. they left with some items. it's not clear exactly what they took. nathan carmen was the last person to see his mother alive
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murdered a few years ago. also today, federal investigators sifting through wreckage of a train crash in new jersey, trying to figure out what happened before it barreled through the station and crashed into a barrier. a mother was killed by falling debris, 100 others were injured. investigators are trying to determine exactly how fast that commuter train was traveling. >> sarah: right now the search is on for this man wanted in a series of break-ins in a frightening home invasion that sparked a masve hampton on thursday. schools were told to shelter in place as police went door to door hunting for four men. they captured go of them who are heading to court this morning. jennifer eagan is live with more on the crime spree. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, a woman was home when her house was being broken into. police say she ran to a business nearby and called 911. two suspects, as you mentioned, are waking up behind bars this morning. they're headed to court. police are still searching for
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image of one of the men they're looking for. police say the four suspects are in black hooded sweatshirts. they broke into a home just before 11:00 yesterday morning. investigators say they believe they may have broken into other homes in pembroke earlier in the day. officials ordered students and staff at hampton schools to shelter in place while police tried the track down the suspects. two men got away from the scene. one man was found by a police k-9 unit and another man was arrested as he ran away from the house that police say that suspect had a gun and they also found an electronic jewelry and a safe. police believe the suspect stole from that home in hampton. live in plymouth, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: four area day cares are being shut down today. little pumpkin's in medford, revere and chelsea are ruing their license because state investigators found the day care violated several state regulations. according to court document, state investigators say there
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for the children, dead mice found behind a refrigerator, staff members nodding off while taking care of children, and a day care worker also allegedly left a child unattended in a transportation van. parents are shocked. >> reporter: are you surprised it's closing? >> everybody's surprised. >> i haven't heard no bad allegations about the place. >> sarah: the day care owner has two weeks the file an appeal. >> christa: investigators try to figure out what led to a deadly accident at a construction site in georgetown. police say that man was backing fell on top of him. he was later pronounced dead at the scene. he was the head mechanic at the company and had worked there for 25 years. >> sarah: police say a woman found in a ravine was not the victim of an assault. officers say the woman has changed her story an now says she was not attacked. first responders pulled her out of the woods tuesday night after investigators say she cried for help and didn't know where she was. >> christa: new details now in
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an employee is now facing charges in connection with that. police say that she set three fires inside the store. she was identified through security video. and an oversized truck scraping part of the curveball, and -- callahan tunnel and it's caught on camera. this happened at 1:30 yesterday afternoon. the top of the truck scraping the tunnel's ceiling, shutting down lanes while crews had to clear out the damage the driver was later cited by state police. >> sarah: quickly the save a dog stuck in the mud in boxborough. boxborough firefighters and an animal control officer were able to save this dog stuck in a muddy pond. the dog was neck-deep when he was found. firefighters wrapped him up in a blanket after pulling him from the mud. >> christa: he needs a warm bath about now. all right. 6:36. he's clearly one of boston's best. more plans to honor big papi, including a perm member tribute
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family having some fun north of the border. princess charlotte and prince george stepping into the spotlight in canada. >> christa: and a spectator takes over for the pros. how one man's heckling was turned into a magical moment. >> sarah: fast track traffic, live look. traffic heading into boston. you see the slowdown. there maybe it's because of the turkey running around saugus on the main street area. right? we'll have a full look at your commute into boston and the
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>> christa: hurt. we're back on a friday morning looking at what's trending today. a heckler at the ryder cup is challenged to back up his trash talk with his putting. >> sarah: i love the story. rory mcilroy and his european teammates for missing a 12-foot putt during a practice round. that's when they called the fan over out of the green to see if he could do better, what does he do? take a look here. he won a $100 bill and the respect of some of the world's best golfers. can you make it? he did. >> christa: so the white house is hosting some very special guests. members of the final side visiting the president and first
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celebrating their success in rio, but they challenge the president. you might have just seen that, to do a skit. -- split. every time i see, that i think, rip. >> sarah: right? >> christa: simone biles presented him with his very own surfboard, as well. >> sarah: i don't think he got very far down. >> christa: that looks a lot like a lunge. >> sarah: the royal family having some royal fun. the duke and duchess of cambridge attending a children's party for military families. prince george charlotte had a great time playing with balloons and bubbles. it's like a birthday party here. >> christa: charlotte is at the age where she wants to touch everything, exploring. know and go is next with your top stories. police in braintree investigating after a night at the movies takes a violent turn. >> reporter: and coming up, i'm live in hoboken, new jersey,
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crash. >> sarah: and ortiz preparing for his final regular-season series at home. red sox fans have some big plans for a final sendoff. >> christa: and how about these best buds. ben affleck and matt damon fighting about who is better friends with tom brady.
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allegations against a worcester man. what he's accused of doing to his three-year-old nephew. >> reporter: a deadly train crash in new jersey. investigators trying the piece together the final moments before impact. >> reporter: police searching for a suspect after two people were stabbed at this south shore movie theater. >> sarah: all right. it's 6:45. time now to know and go. we have all your day's top stories coming up. >> christa: starting off with weather. chris, what do you want to tell us? >> chris: cool and breezy. you'll hear that a lot through the weekend. we'll increase rain chances. upper 50s from boston south. maybe cooler tomorrow. breaks in the overcast north and west, although that will yield to rain and some more clouds as we go throughout the day. here's the rain to the south. it will take a while. it's starting rushing off to the north here. by noontime, most locations south of the pike seeing some spotty showers, steadier showers down near the south coast of new england. areas of drizzle. mid-day on into the early
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north of the pike. scattered showers overnight tonight and through the day on saturday. once in a while they're locally heavy. by saturday afternoon and evening, most of the showers in terms of the the heaviest have pushed off shore to the east of us, but in its wake we're still left with patches of drizzle and dampness out there with the cool ocean flow. how much water to expect? the best chance of exceeding it will be south of the pike. thinking about half an inch to an inch north of the pike for most locations. be probably not likely here, but we'll take any rain we can get. time is not great over the weekend. 55 to 61. cool and breezy this afternoon. seven-day forecast does feature that cool weather through the weekend. i would say on sunday we're in the as wet as saturday. the showers few and far between. and even some patches of drizzle may let up by this afternoon. so you may find some dry time sunday afternoon and a weekend ahead of us. guys? >> christa: how about the commute on this friday morning? what do you have for us?
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where you see this typical morning throw. -- flow. what you'd expect to see this morning. heading north, though, 93, this is in and out. the leverett connector and the zakim bridge coming into boston. the problem that we're going to show you is north on 93. it's on the maps here, and there is a breakdown, 93 southbound, exit 37c. be alert, be aware of this happening here because it could cause some additional delays. heading into boston, you see this. 39 is backed up south of town, about 31 3 looking good. 24, though, that earlier accident has us way backed up and 95 starting to back up connecting with 128, as well. no real slowdowns on the pike this morning. framingham smooth sailing past 128. all the way into boston. slow down until you see around the turnpike. and we want to go drive times and show you what we're dealing with. i meant to say tollbooth, not turnpike. split to the tunnel, 27 minutes, 13 minutes, 128 to 93. 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys.
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police told them he tried to kill a three-year-old nephew. that man is headed to court this morning to face attempted murder charges. >> christa: and police say he abused the boy and then called 911. let's head out live to worcester. 7's victoria warren has the latest. >> victoria: police tell us that the uncle was waiting for them at the door to the home when they arrived. this uncle in custody this morning. he's going to appear before a judge here in worcester later, and he's accused of strangling his three-year-old nephew. es that 911 call raced to the home yesterday, and that's where they found the 21-year-old uncle. police say the uncle said he killed the boy on the may nigh call, but police found the child on a couch alive and alert, but also hurt with injuries on his face and neck. the boy was rushed to the hospital, the uncle arrested at the hospital. he said the boy is stable. his injuries considered non-life-threatening injuries. the department of children and
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goes before a judge later today to face charges. live this morning in worcester, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: developing right now, a new search connected to the vermont man who was rescued at sea, but whose mother disappeared. let's go to 7's nancy chen with some of these new developments overnight. >> sarah: christa, police in middletown connecticut executed a search warrant at the home of nathan carman's mother. linda carman is presumed dead after being lost weeks now. last night detectives were inside her home for about an hour. they took several items in that home in brown paper bags. what was taken was unknown. law enforcement agencies in four states are trying to figure out exactly what happened during the fishing trip that carman took with her son. nathan carman was found in a life raft sunday night reunited with his father on tuesday. the discovery has also reopened questions about the death of
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murdered back in 2013. this morning the "herald" is reporting that linda carman was also a person of interest in her father's death according to carman's former attorney. nathan himself was also considered a person of interest in the case, but he's never been charged with a crime and denies any involvement. nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now police are investigating a violent attack at a movie theater in braintree. two people recovering after being stabbed outside the theater. 7's nicole oliverio scene with the latest on the investigation. nicole? >> nicole: well, sarah, that stabbing happened here in the parking lot, and according to police, at least one of those victims then went inside the theater asking employees for help. that's when someone called 911. so according to braintree police, they say this incident happened just after 7: 00. two people were stabbed and then the suspect took off. what remains unclear is what led up to this incident. now, police have a large chunk
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evidence and searching for that suspect. we this know that the victims, both men in their 30s from hingham, were take on the south shore hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. they're expected to be okay. police are still looking for that suspect this morning. live in braintree, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now the train station in hoboken, new jersey, is still closed after yesterday's crash that injured more than 100 people and claimed the life of a young mot today thousands of commuters are trying to find a way the travel to new york city and beyond as federal agents begin their investigation into what happened. let's head out live the hoboken, new jersey. you see 7's john cuoco with more. >> john: christa, most days 15,000 people are moving through this station, but this morning there's just a handful. investigators, recovery teams trying to figure out what went wrong here. federal investigators are sifting through the wreckage of a crash in new jersey, trying to
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he barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier. 100 others were hurt. investigators are trying to determine how fast the commuter train was going. witnesses say it was a horrific scene. >> he came in at a high rate of speed, went through the bumper block, through the air, took the ceiling out. it was horrific. it was an explosion of concrete dust, electrical wires. >> we didn't see anything. lights went out. we just felt moreha like everyone was thrown to the other side. >> john: this morning we're learning more about the technology that could have been in place to prevent the crash. it's called positive train control. it's designed to stop a train before a certain accidents happens. only 22% of trains have this sam here in massachusetts. the mbta has $459 million plan the get the itt technology on line. south station already has the
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10mph. we're told here in hoboken, new jersey, that investigators have access to the locomotive, but because of some structural damage can't get to the rest of the train. we're live in new jersey, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: happening now, the funeral for former israeli president shimon peres under way in jerusalem. four leaders from across the globe including president obama and former president bill clinton along with u.s. secretary of state john kerry are all on hand. peres died on wednesday at the suffering from the stroke. >> sarah: everyone is okay after a ride at the big e malfunctioned in west springfield last night. the ride got stuck with 20 people on board. at its highest point, the ride is 20 feet above the ground. firefighters were called in to help everyone get back on the ground. the cause of the malfunction is under investigation. >> christa: the red sox beginning a weekend dedicated to honor d.h. david ortiz. big papi will play his final
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over the weekend. and last night the yankees paid tribute to ortiz. the team presenting him with gifts. standing ovation and legendary yankees' slugger mariano rivera was on hand to salute ortiz, as well. how nice. the sox are giving fans a chance to say thanks to ortiz, as well, a giant red 34 is making its way around the city. so you can take your picture next to it. you can also sign a card papi, as well. you can find the number at faneuil hall this morning and later today at the public market if you're interested in that. also lawmakers are working on a more permanent tribute to the sox slugger by renaming as be bridge after him. a proposal is being drafted to change the name of the brookline avenue bridge next to kenmore square to david ortiz big papi bridge. the proposal passing through the statehouse thursday. it will now move on to the senate. i'm telling you, he's got the
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>> sarah: he could start a museum. >> christa: i know. there is a new contest. did you hear about this? you can hang out with matt damon, ben affleck and tom brady. >> sarah: i'm really excited about this. they're promoting a charity event. the two boston-borned actors got into a spat over who is better friends with t.b. 12. take a look. >> you and a friend can hang out with me and tom brady, and i guess also matt will be there. >> yeah, and also me because i'm also friends with tom brady. >> friends. >> do you really want to have this argument again? >> sure, fine. let's ask t-bone who he's better friends with. >> that's not his nickname. you're going to name hitch after a steak. why not called him [bleeped] prime remember. >> why don't we ask him. you, you're the one, he gave a double wink in the audience. >> you were sitting right behind his parents. >> guys. >> hey, tom. >> tommy.
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>> touchdown tommy. >> sorry i'm late. i just got done with some body work. >> me, too. i do some stretching. >> sarah: we're going the play this for the rest of the day. they're teaming up to doe mate money to their respective charities. donate $10 for your chance to spend the day with them. it's going to be really fun to see who wins. >> christa: this bromance is something else. >> chris: flashbacks from goodwill hunting. add in tom b stomach will hurt from laughing so hard after that. showers with highs later on this afternoon become wetter and steadier with the rainfall, expecting a wet weekend. most of the rain on saturday, sunday we'll get some dry breaks in there. if you're heading out to making strides against breast cancer walk there, do expect some drizzle out sunday morning. >> sarah: the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks for joining us, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> christa: enjoy your weekend. it's friday. don't you love the sound of that?
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special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. well sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. please vote yes on question 2.
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? good morning. was it avoidable? federal investigators combing through the wreckage of that deadly train crash in new jersey. the engineer released from the hospital overnight set to be interviewed today. was it human error or problem? we'll talk to the woman in charge of the investigation. doubling down. attacking hillary clinton for her support. a former ms. universe, alicia macha machado. a major american newspaper that's never taken sides before tells its readers, don't vote for trump. hurricane matthew strengthens. will it impact the u.s. next week? al is tracking it.

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