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campaign trail today after a rough and tumble debate last night. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. this morning again we are tracking hurricane matthew. the storm leaving behind a lot of destruction in haiti. you could see flooding in the country that unfortunately was all too familiar with natural disasters. look at that. meantime, concern is growing in the southeastern part of the right now. mandatory evacuations begin this morning for parts of florida. so we have a new advisory that just came out in the past few minutes. here's 7's meteorologist chris lambert. >> chris: the east coast of florida under the gun. a pass of a major hurricane, category three or four by the time it skirts past the coast of florida. moving north at 10mph. winds sustained at 125mph, not quite as strong as what we saw yesterday thanks to some
but at 125, this is still a formidable, major hurricane here. it will trace through the bahamas very close the nassau as we get into tomorrow and tomorrow night and close to the east coast of florida. you can see the forecast from the national hurricane center, category four, literally close to if not just off shore the east coast of florida, parallelling the florida coastline, especially close to west palm beach points north. then it makes that turn. remember wee it starts the make this turn, well, it look like an area of high pressure strong enough fains enough where it's pressing it down instead of trying to pull the storm up the east coast. the national hurricane center track well to the south of new england over the weekend here. what does it have for us in the forecast? you may pull up a little tropical moisture in here and get some showers for saturday afternoon, saturday night. in the meantime, nice day ahead of us today. more on forecast ahead. >> christa: chris, thank you.
in haiti after a bridge gets washed away. details coming your way in just a few moments. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. here's a look outside at the zakim bridge aifer leverett connector. traffic nice and light if you're getting ready to head out the door. let's go to the maps. 93 and route 1 heading into town, problem-free. all green. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, so far just ten minutes. south of town, routes 3, 24 and 95 all looking good. and problem-free heading in and out of morning. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. just ten minutes from braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. and then 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes this morning. both the "t" and commuter rail expected to start the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news. hurricane matthew downgraded. matthew is now a category three storm. the eye of the powerful storm
the next country in matthew's sight, the bahamas. >> christa: the path of the storm is still unclear in the u.s., but florida and the carolinas, they are getting ready for the worst. for the latest on that let's go to nancy chen. >> sarah: the governors of florida, georgia and the carolinas declaring a state of emergency, encouraging people in many parts of those states to evacuate as the threat of matthew continues moving through the caribbean. packing winds of matthew's eyes sliced through the southwestern edge of haiti, bring massive storm surge, relentless rain and howling wind. the death toll from the category four hurricane now up to at least eight, including four killed in the dominican republic. jamaica also battered by flash floods, and now eastern cuba is bracing for impact. in the rural southern pins last, there are early reports of devastation, a region where many
wood. but villages and communication are cut off after a key bridge washed away. around puerto port-au-prince, rg rivers. haitian authorities tried to evacuate people from the most vulnerable area, but in refused to leave. "i've never seen this much rain," this woman told reporters. mainty's path is far from over. in the u.s. they're scrambling along the eastern seaboard. >> we're prepare, buying rain gear and flashlights. >> i need to pick up a >> victoria: a run on groceries and water. south carolina's governor urging more than a million people to evacuate from coastal communities starting today. >> this is not something we want to play. with i think that's worst-case scenario is to be stuck on the coast. >> victoria: today president obama will go to fema headquarters for updates on the storm. he'll track the storm and also meet with officials. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: and stay with 7news
you can track the storm any time online at whdh.com or by using our mobile and tablet app. >> christa: let's go to some breaking news out of revere where a car slams into an apartment building and the driver was rushed off to the hospital. let's head live to the scene with 7's victoria warren. vicki, what do you know about what happened so far? >> sarah: well, police are still trying to piece that together. take a live look behind me. you can see how this building's wall had to be boarded up. we have some video from overnight that'sua the car crashing right into a brick wall and right on the other side of that wall was somebody's apartment. this is a 15-unit apartment building in revere. the driver we're told by revere police was the only person who had to get transported to the hospital. no description of the driver's injuries but we're told they're non-life-threatening injuries. it's unclear with some conflicting reports as to whether or not anybody inside of the building was actually in that specific unit, that's something we're working on
a crash like this could have happened. so a live look out here again. you can see they have completed boarding all of this up. they're going to come out this morning and check the structural integrity of this building, and at this point because that investigation is still going on, the driver has not received any citations so far. live this morning in revere, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now two suspects in a wild shoot dwrowt ar it took hours to find the men. they face charges with intent to murder a police officer. 7's jennifer eagan live in roslindale with more on the takedown. jen? >> jennifer: police going door-to-door in roslindale. >> as you can see, you know, it was a long search. >> jennifer: k-9 units and helicopers covering the area, tactical units and officers blocking the street. they were looking for this man, 25-year-old eric rosado-gonzalez. after hours of searching, he was
custody earlier in the evening. it began just before 5:00 on tuesday. undercover boston and state police were conducting a joint investigation at a home on newburg street. >> they encountered the suspect. the suspect opened fire on the officers. >> jennifer: the chaos then spilled outside and on to the street with police and the suspects firing back and forth. >> all of a sudden all police, it was a very frightening situation. i just told my parents to lock >> there are some shell cases still on the street. we're going to process that, but again, clearly there was an exchange of gunfire here. >> christa:>> jennifer: both sue now being charged with assault with intent to murder. >> it's a very serious charge obviously when you shoot at a police officer. we're lucky nobody was hurt. >> jennifer: police say they were in this area conducting a joint operation. no officer was shot in this case, but one officer did
jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now a suspect is behind bars after a deadly shooting in lawrence. officials say man was shot on boxford street tuesday afternoon. the victim later died at lawrence general hospital. late last night police arrested a 19-year-old suspect in connection with the murder. he'll be arraigned later today. >> christa: mike pence, tim kaine clashing in a fiery vice presidential debate. the candidates not holding back at all. the usually sub scuffled with one another, interrupted and defended their counterparts. >> paid a few tax, launched a billion dollars a year --. >> christa: it turned out to be a nearly non-stop argument. 7's jonathan hall has the latest from longwood university in virginia. >> jonathan: clinton and trump step aside for one night. >> people at home cannot understanding either one of you when you speak over each other. >> jonathan: it was kaine and
tone of the campaign on both sides taking aim. >> i can't imagine how governor pence can defend the insult-driven, selfish me-first style of donald trump. >> senator, this insult-driven campaign, that's small potatoes compared to hillary clinton calling half of donald trump's supporters a basket of deplorables. >> jonathan: tim kaine played the traditional role of attack dog. >> do you president in hillary clinton or a you're fired president in donald trump? >> donald trump has created tens of thousands of jobs, and he's paid payroll taxes, property taxes... >> jonathan: the two also sparring on law enforcement. >> donald trump said we need to do more stop and fris around the country. that would be a big mistake because it polarizes the relationship between the police and the community. >> we ought to stop seizing on these moments of tragedy. we ought to assure the public
and transparent investigation whenever there is a loss of life because of police action. >> jonathan: things got fiery again when the two number twos clashed over which campaign uses insults more often. >> i was listening to the avalanche of insults coming from senator kaine a moment ago. >> these were donald... >> it's my time, senator. i forgive you. she said half a basket of deplorables. >> should donald trump apologize for calling women slobs, pigs and disgusting? >> jonathan: hopefully people know these two guys better this morning. in farmville, virginia, jonathan hall, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: and reaction is already coming in. in a cnn/orc poll conducted after the debate, 48% of people who watched thought mike pence won.
>> sarah: still ahead, tom brady waking up and heading to his first patriots' practice this morning. live at gillette stadium. >> christa: some workers at harvard are set to walk off the job in just about an
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>> christa: we were just talking about the nice weather and the fact that i was asking about baby strollers and jogging strollers, an your husband got like... >> sarah: he got one. it looks straight out of the '70s, super wrong. i was like, i love you, babe, but i'm not running with this. >> chris: it's the thought that counts. give him credit for that. wait until your daughter is two years old. you don't need the stroller. you'll be chasing her down the street. that's what i did yesterday, chasing her down the sidewalk, wonderful afternoon to get outside and play.
winds at 125mph. hurricane warnings posted all the way to the florida coastline through the bahamas. this is going to be a major storm for the bahamas here and very close to the east coast of florida, the eye of the hurricane. and the national hurricane center is predicting that it will be either three or category four going through the bahamas and very close to the coast of florida. it makes all the difference in the world whether you get that eye very close to the coastline or over it or if you can keep it, you know, 100 or you know, hopefully if there's any adjustment to the track, it would be to the east and not to the west, but potentially a very dangerous situation along the east coast of florida by the time you get into friday here and eventually into saturday morning. a little bit further off the coast. then we get into sunday and monday. you notice how far south this track was? yesterday we showed you the national hurricane center forecast that extended the cone all the way up to new england. it's been suppressed quite a bit
now yesterday there was a lot of model disagreement showing different solution, different scenarios. one of those possibilities was having it come up the coastline. it's more likely now that that chance for it to come up the coastline after it's shut down, the reason for it, not only the models, the american model, but the euro model, not only do these two models agree, but a lot of this is coming off the carolina coastline and maybe looping around off the southeast coast. the front we talked about, it's going to be important how it's oriented weather. it's south to north. so it's positioned to grab it and pull it north, or it is more southwest to northeast. not only does it look more southwest to northeast, this comes in even flatter here. so it builds in the the high pressure behind it, and it suppresses the storm to the south here as we go through the forecast period. now, can we still get a little rain out of it? it's a possibility here late saturday into saturday night.
just some rain out of it. we're not expecting any strong winds or anything like that. temperatures right now in the 30s and upper 40s in the cool suburbs here and clouds off to the east of us. a couple scattered clouds may work into the forecast. but overall expecting mostly sunny skies to prevail as we go through the day. the high pressure still nosing in. so we have some beautiful weather ahead of us not only this afternoon, but tomorrow afternoon and again on friday afternoon as temperatures do go from 70 plus. so not as cool today as yesterday. 60s. mid to upper 60s inland, near 60 at the coastline. a clear and cool night tonight with temperatures running down into the mid to upper 30s in the cooler suburbs. on 7 forecast, great-looking weather thursday and friday. see how much moisture we can get in here across southern new england from matthew up along that front. could have some rain getting in here late saturday, saturday night. but i think most of sunday, monday right now looking dry.
>> sarah: caught on camera in new jersey, dozens of people are left without a hem as investigators figure out what happened. an explosion leveling two homes tuesday morning. firefighters say they noticed a strange smell and heard gas hissing from one of the homes before the explosion. >> i said why are you coming out of the house? he said, i smelled gas. >> we heard the explosion, and it was such a big explosion. i couldn't believe it. >> sarah: ten firefighters were treated for minor injuries,. investigators are looking into whether an old pipeline led to the explosion. >> christa: a ten-year-old girl in michigan coming to the rescue when her mother started to have a seizure while she was behind the wheel. police say the girl was riding in her car with her mom who was driving and her two brothers were there, as well. she grabbed the wheel and steered to the side of the road. >> my mama was driving. she started having a seizure. so i stopped the car and called
he family should be proud of her and she should be happy with herself. >> christa: the girl's mother was taken to the hospital. she's expected to recover, but she knew exactly what to do. good girl. >> sarah: she did. coming up next on 7news, for the first time since 1983, some harvard workers are preparing to walk off the job. the issues that have them hitting the picket rhine this morning. >> christa: and the controversial business set to
cloud cover. coolest at the coast, low 60s there. mid to even some upper 60s inland this afternoon. so it will be an enjoyable day. matthew headlines. what are we going to get out of this? the track of the storm likely staying well south of new england. still may catch some rain out of this late saturday or saturday night, but the brunt of the storm should stay well off shore. we'll talk more on this forecast, what to expect over next seven days ahead. >> christa: and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. oe despite stumbling to the finish line and losing five of their final six game, the red sox enter the postseason with the best resume of any team in the american league. and a.best 41-26 record against teams that have qualified for the playoffs compared the cleveland who is just 12-21, the only team under .500 in that category. the sox getting in one final workout before heading off to cleveland. manager john farrell not revealing his postseason roster
clay buchholz as his starter for game three sunday in boston. he will also stick with the struggling craig kimbrel as his closer. the red sox looking to regain some momentum after handing cleveland the home-field advantage. the indians have the best home record in baseball while the sox are taking the best road record into progressive field. >> the fact that we begin this postseason on the road is not a detriment in the mind-set or the confidence level that we would share. started this regular season in cleveland. we start the second season right back in cleveland. >> it doesn't matter where we play. you just have to focus and compete against the other team and try to find ways to score one more run. >> joe: and tom brady will be back on the practice field with the patriots this afternoon as preparations for cleveland crank into high gear. his deflategate suspension over. he's back in full force. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino.
the a.l. wild card game. they beat the orioles last night with a walk-off home run in the 11th inning. edwin encarnacion hit the three-run shot to give the blue jays a 5-2 win. the jays will now take on the rangers in the alds. some controversy during the game. a fan threw a can during a baltimore orioles' outfielder. he made the check it out. >> christa: and devin mccourty hoping to be part of a winning drive to fight hunger in massachusetts. mccourty visiting a plymouth store to thank students who won the give back challenge. >> sarah: the students at plymouth intermediate elementary raised the most to donate the local families in need. for winning the prize, mccourty spoke at the school assembly. >> it's hand honor. these kids are doing a great job giving back. you know, they want to help the
little bit of a reward, but i think they don't care. they just want to give back. they want to be part of the community. i'm just happy to be here supporting them. >> sarah: mccourty also helped the students kick off their november food drive. >> christa: he looks just as happy to see them as hey seem happy to see him. coming up at 5: 30, his teammate tom brady ready to return to work after that deflategate suspension. >> reporter: that's right. we're live at gillette. we're hoping we may hear from the pats' q.b. before he takes the practice field. >> sarah: also ahead, the celtics' players and coaches sending a message to fans before last night's preseason game. >> christa: and tracking breaking news overnight, a crash in quincy sending two motorcycles to the hospital.
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what we're learning about the driver and the people inside the building. >> christa: and the return of tom brady. the pats' q.b. set to join his team at practice today. >> sarah: and set to strike, dozens of harvard employees walking off the job in the next 30 minutes. why they're hitting the picket line. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's wednesday, 5:30. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's get a check of the forecast with chri >> chris: it was. we expect more beautiful weather around the next few days. in fact, we'll increase those temperatures into the 70s by thursday and friday. good morning, everyone. upper 30s, low 40s in the suburbs. chilly start. we need a light jacket this morning. could be back the t-shirt weather by tomorrow afternoon and friday afternoon. some scattered clouds and showers off to the east of us. you may get some scattered clouds back into the forecast through the day today. but i don't expect any rainfall out of any of those clouds.
upper 60s inland. low 60s along the coastline. once again, cooler at the coast. what's going on with matthew? well, we've noticed a big change in tracking the national hurricane center from yesterday. once you get north of south carolina and north carolina, notice how it suppresses it to the south well away from new england. still could get a little bit of rain out of this. we'll talk more on that forecast ahead. >> christa: we have a fast track alert for 495 in marlborough. let's get details gersh. >> danielle: all lanes are blocked in marlborough on 495 northbound at route 290 because of an overturned truck that has all the lanes blocked as i mentioned. the ramp from 290 eastbound to 495 northbound is closed. all traffic right now being detoured to exit 25 there. so this is an area you'll want to avoid this morning. no word on when this is expected to clear up. we're watching another crash, too, a busy morning in andover. two lanes blocked.
so things off the a busy start. heading into town on 93, the rest of your ride in looking good. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway just ten minutes so far this morning. and then south of town, route 3, 24 and 95, we're not watching any issues. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128, 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge 11 minutes. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> chr with a driver rushed to the hospital after slamming into an apartment building in revere. this happens on north shore road early this morning. no one inside the building appears to have been injured. and so far we don't have word on the driver's condition, but we'll keep you updated on that. a check of the day east other top stories on this wednesday. two people are facing charges after a shoot-out with police in roslindale. this was on newburg street yesterday evening. investigators say boston and state police were doing a joint investigation when one of the
police returned fire. officials searched the area. they later arrested two suspects, and they'll be charged with assault with intent to murder. and the vice presidential debate getting heated last night as the candidates squared off on the issues and their running mates. mike pence and tim kaine meeting at longwood university in virginia last night for their only debate. pence spent much of his time defending trump. cane was on the attack criticizing comments that trump has made. >> sarah: all right. brady is back. tom ad ready for his first practice with the patriots. we're expecting to see the pats' q.b. for the first time since the suspension ended. 7'sology oliverio live at gillette stadium with more on brady's return. nicole? >> nicole: sarah, definitely a much-anticipated return and one that pats' fans will be is happy to see. it's likely we'll see brady on the practice feed. it's still unclear whether or not you hear from the q.b. this is the last time we saw him.
and throwing some passes at the dexter southfield high school in brookline. this was happening on sunday at the same time his team was getting shut out at home for the first time in 23 years. so brady coming back. his team is 3-1. they're coming off of that tough loss to the bills. now, the question is: will we hear from brady today? right now he is not slated to talk. right now it looks like rob gronkowski is going the speaking. it's unclear if we'll see brady. one thing is for sure: now that his suspension is officially over, deflategate officially behind us, he'll be back on the high school ready to play for the remainder of the season. live at gillette, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah:>> christa: happening , dining ham workers at harvard university going on strike after failing to reach a contract agreement. picketing is set to start in just about half hour at 6:00 a.m. this comes as students are
some dining halls will open. both sides have agreed to resume talks soon, but no date has been set. new this morning, 16 players on the pentucket high school girl's soccer team have been suspended for violating the mia substance abuse policy. in a statement, the pentucket superintendent said, "the school district considers any violation of the chemical policy matter." school officials are working with parents through these difficult circumstances. >> sarah: two motorcyclists are rushed to the hospital overnight after a serious crash in quincy. two motorcycles crashed outside a liberty street late last night. the victims were taken to boston medical center with serious injuries. police are still searching for a driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run in wareham. investigators say the victim was crossing the cranberry highway when the driver hit him with a pick-up truck monday night.
friends of the 56-year-old victim are demanding answers. >> who would take somebody's life like that and just run? that's cold hearted. that's mean. >> sarah: anyone with information is asked to call police. >> christa: and police in waltham are looking for a man who they say goes into a laundromat two nights in a row. this happened at the sparklebright laundromat on moody street on thursday and friday night last week. you're looking at surveillance pictur c large knife. >> sarah: right now there are credit card concerns after skimmers were found at three big y grocery stores. company officials say the skimmers were found in wilbraham, northampton and springfield. customers have not been -- or customers have been notified and have been asked to review bank and credit card statements. >> christa: new details now. boston university says missing brad student zachary cami has been found.
he was reported missing back on september 18th. >> sarah: happening today, the city of quincy's first medical marijuana dispensary will open for business. the department of public health giving the company final approval. the dispensary will only see patients who make an appointment for the first two weeks. >> christa: and the boston celtics with a show of support were this preseason game last night. prayers and coaches standing all together crossing their arms and "star-spangled banner" played before last night's preseason loss to philadelphia. in a statement on social media, the team says that players are united in the face of social unrest. >> sarah: still ahead on 7news, the crucial items following the commuter crash in new jersey and what they can determine what went wrong. >> christa: and placing blame, why one iconnish fenway -- iconh
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>> sarah: all right. it's 5:45. time now for everything you need the start you day off right. >> christa: it's know and go time.ch our weather department. >> chris: very busy tracking the tropics and what's going on locally. it is good news for new england. the trend over the last 24 hours taking the bulk of matthew well to the south of us. good news for us. not good news for florida, though. 49 in boston now. wind out of the north at 7mph. cooling off this morning. upper 30s and low 40s. getting to that time of year where does the heat kick on at night or do you let it slide and
overall. we have another cool night ahead of us tonight. some clouds off to the east. most of these clouds staying east of us. a couple scattered clouds back in off the ocean throughout the day. overall i expect more sunshine and cloud cover. big old blue area of high pressure building in. that will continue to settle in. not only today but tomorrow and again on friday and that's why i expect a ton of sunshine on thursday and friday. as it settled in, the wind starts trickling back to the south. at least away from the coastline. and the it will warm up into the low to mid-70s thursday and friday away from the coast. upper 60s at the coast. just picture-perfect days here in october coming in here on thursday and friday. what about the weekend after that? obviously all eyes have been on matthew. winds right now 125mph. this is going to be a very dangerous storm through the bahamas and across the east coast of florida. most susceptible to hurricane-force winds. this will be a category three or four hurricane passing very
florida as it skirts its way northbound. notice the trend, though, on day four and day five. that cone well south of new england. and there's a reason for the adjustment well to the south. the trough that's coming in with this front, it's faster and flatter, meaning it doesn't reach down and grab it and pull it up the coastline, so there's not a lot of support for this. there's a lot of support pushing it down to the south. now, maybe you see a little rain out of it. it's possible that some rain could get pulled up along that front some time late saturday or saturday nig, point as we head through the holiday weekend. guys? >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. we're watching an overturned truck. this is in marlborough. all lanes are blocked here on 495 northbound. and this is right at route 290. so the ramp from 290 eastbound to 495 northbound is closed because of. this all traffic being detoured on to exit 25. no word on when they're going to clear this up.
avoid this morning. the rest of you drive into town on the pike looking good. but then we have another crash, the two left lanes are blocked here on 93 southbound at route 1 33 due to another accident. route 1 looking good. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, about 14 minutes this morning. starting to slow down around the braintree split. a little bit of slow and go on route 3 and 2467895 looking pretty good, though. let's check those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 14 minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes. the "t" running on schedule. on the trolley, we're watching some moderate delays. back to you, guys. >> christa: let's go to some breaking news where a car has slamentd into -- slammed into an apartment building in revere and the driver rushed to the hospital. >> sarah: victoria warren live on the scene. vicki, what can you tell thus morning? >> victoria: well, police are still trying to figure out exactly how this happened.
already boarded up this brick wall. but overnight we've got some video of this car right around 1:30 a.m. took the entryway into this parking lot here going too fast, crashing right into the brick wall. we're told there's a bedroom on the other side of this wall. revere police telling us whenperson went to the hospital. the driver of the vehicle, some conflicting reports as to whether or not there were people in that bedroom, if they needed to be treated at all, but we do know that only one brought to the hospital. revere police still investigating all of this, and taking a live look outhere, they did get things cleaned up pretty quickly. i can tell you right now, they have not charged the driver with anything relating to this crash as they continue their investigation. live this morning in revere, victoria warren, 7news "today in
>> sarah: also an amber alert issued. a girl was taken to the police station shortly after the amber alert went out. wilson was believed to be with a woman who occasionally cared with her. a medical emergency involving the girl's mother triggered the amber alert. >> christa: a convicted murderer is hoping to be released on parole. 71-year-old thomas mimoni appeared before the parole board in natick tuesday. he was convicted of killing a woman by beating her and throwing her from his boat off the coast 1991. mimoni took responsibility but insists he never murdered her. why do you sit before this board taking responsibility for a conviction you're now telling us you didn't do. >> i'm taking full responsibility. >> he should be in prison for the rest of his life without any possibility for a pole. >> he says he wants parole to receive treatment for ptsd.
>> sarah: new this morning, an alarming alert about a possible hack attack inch a letter johnson & johnson said its one-touch insulin pump has a bug causing a potential cyber security risk. hackers could hijack the device and force it to deliver possible lethal doses. according to the boston-based security company, the problem was discovered. there have not been any reports of attempts to hack the pump. attorney general maura healey says massachusetts is ready for election day. hackers trying to disrupt the election, the bay state has back-up plans in case something happens. but she added that all americans should still be concerned that foreign hackers could try to hack in. >> christa: and former massachusetts senator scott brown weighing in on the vice presidential debate last night. he told the "herald" that he hopes donald trump takes a leaf
pence's book and prepares more for his next debate. when asked on the radio if he hopes trump will learn from pence, brown said, "i certainly hope some i and others have suggested to donald he handle things a certain way." a new report says that yahoo secretly searched through all of its users incoming e-mail at the request of the u.s. government. according to this report from reuters, yahoo scanned hundreds of millions of messages looking for an item specified what they were looking for. yahoo said tuesday that it "complies with the laws of the united states." >> sarah: new details in the deadly commuter train crash in new jersey. investigators have recovered several more items from the train. officials have recovered a data recorder and video recorder and the engineer's cell phone from the front car of the train. the n.t.s.b. believes they could help determine how the train
person and injuring more than 100 others. officials say the man accused in connection with the bombings in new york city and new jersey purchased the gun he used in the standoff with police. investigators ahmad khan passed state and federal background checks to buy the gun in virginia two months before the bombing. he wounded two new jersey police officers in a shoot-out last month before he was arrested. authorities say khan planted several bombs in new york a 29 people. another exploded in new jersey but no one was hurt there. >> christa: new details on kim kardashian's robbery scare in paris. fashion icon carl loggerfeld partly blamed the reality star for the heist saying she's being too flashy with her money and wondering why she didn't have any security. kardashian was reportedly tied up and gagged while robbers made off with $10 million worth of jewels.
is ending today. a judge pausing this new controversial pit bull law after the spca says it plans to fight it. the law bans people from adopting any new pit bulls in the city. people with existing pit bulls must pass a background check and the dogs must be muzzled in public at all times. >> sarah: and in 7 health cast , readers digest has some things you might be doing wrong when reading nutrition labels. one, you assume fat-fre sugar-free products are less healthy. to make up for that, they will contain more salt. all-natural and organic are not the same thing. organic foods must pass an inspection to make sure no pesticides are used. all-natural foods don't have to go through that process at all. i didn't note that. note the serving size. don't just read out of the bag. eyeball a serving size. my mom and grandmother are both diabetic, and my grandmother
>> christa: with with the serving size, portions, whatever, i see it and i just choose to ignore it. >> sarah: me too. >> christa: 60 calories per serving? i've eaten the whole box. >> sarah: you might have a midnight craving for a snack attack here, but some foods are better. go ahead and eat at midnight. some are better than others. >> sarah: some of the worst foods, i probably ate all these yesterday. try avoiding cereal, coffee and pizza. cereal can make your blood sugar rise and coffee might be a favorite habit, but that can also mess with your sleep schedule and foods high in fat can give you acid reflux and make you uncomfortable when you sleep. plenty of people are excited about the return of tom brady to the pats. rob gronkowski posted, "welcome back, 12. let's go for a thrill ride."
>> christa: hooray for tom. all right. how about forecast for today, chris? >> chris: looks good, christa. low 60s at the coast. mid to upper 60s inland. sunshine and a few clouds mixed in.
looks like the brunt of any impact from matthew stays south. a couple showers late saturday, saturday night. >> christa: all right.
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>> richard nixon released his tax returns when he was --. >> sarah: a fiery debate for the v.p. candidates. >> christa: and tom brady back on the field and on the airwaves. 7 muse with a inning peek of his new tv ad. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: we are tracking hurricane matthew this morning. the storm weakened overnight the a category three hurricane. it's new barreling through the bahamas with winds of 125mph. the danus causing widespread damage in haiti. >> christa: at least 11 deaths have been blamed on this powerful storm during its march across the caribbean. some new video in from overnight. look at that damage done in the dominican republic. the caribbean island getting a glancing blow from matthew and still suffering significant flooding and wind damage there. people in florida and in south carolina are getting out. there were long lines at gas stations tuesday and last night traffic was backed up on some highways, as well.
today in the miami area. so for the latest on the track and the possible east coast landfall, we go to 7 meteorologist chris lambert. >> chris: a close call as we get into thursday and friday here. winds sustained 125mph. expected to be a category three or four hurricane during the duration of the journey through the bahamas and then close to the east coast of florida. here is the forecast cone from the national hurricane center. and if it's on the eastern side of it, then you have br of this cone, this spells big problems here along the coast, because we'll be calling this a major hurricane making landfall along the east coast of florida. most acceptable from weast northbound through dayter and perhaps all the way up to the south of jacksonville there. then it makes that right hook. notice the track from the national hurricane center well south on day five compared to what we saw from yesterday.
through the center part of the country into the east coast looks flatter. so instead of picking it up, it looks like the front will come on through, and then the high pressure kind of suppresses it and keeps it down to the south. there's a lot of good agreement with this. so i think we'll have minimal impact from it across new england. we may catch a few showers running along the front here late saturday, saturday night, but that should be about it. 49 in boston right now. we do enjoy quite a bit of sunshine the next several days. coolest at the coastline this afternoon, guys. >> sarah: we have a lot of back-up, danielle. >> danielle: all lanes are blocked in marlborough 495 northbound at route 290. and this is an overturned tractor-trailer blocking the road. and the ramp from 290 eastbound to 495 northbound is closed because of this. all traffic being detoured to exit 25. so no word on when they're going to clear this up. so probably an area you'll want to avoid this morning. your ride into town on the pike looking good. we're still watching this crash.
southbound in andover. two left lanes blocked there. the rest of your ride not too bad. no issues on route 1. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, 23 minutes. so around the braintree split, also route 24, stop and go back to brockton. let's check those drive times if you're trying to get out the door. 20, 25 minutes on the expressway. braintree to boston. just 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. not bad there. 93 southbound 128 to the zakim bridge. only 1 the "t" running on schedule. watching moderate delays on the mattapan trolley. back to you, guys. >> sarah: this morning we're starting to see new images of the damage done by hurricane matthew. these are photos from haiti. the island nation getting hit hard. 7's nancy chen joins us now with more. >> anchor:>> nancy: sarah, good. we do not foe the full extent of the damage in haiti because of extremely difficult travel
phone lines also down. the storm is not slowing down, now setting its sights on the bahamas and the united states. packing winds of 145mph, matthew's eyes sliced through the southwestern edge of haiti, bringing a massive storm surge, relentless rain and howling wind. the death toll from the category four hurricane now up to at least eight, including four killed in the dominican republic. jamaica also battered by flash floods, and now eastern cuba is bracing for impact. in the rural southern peninsula, there are early reports of devastation, a region where many people live in shacks of woods. but villages and communication are cut off after a key bridge washed away. around port-au-prince, raging rivers and a threat of mudslides. haitian authorities tried to evacuate people from the most vulnerable areas, but many refused to leave. "i've never seen this much
and matthew's path is far from over. in the u.s. they're scrambling along the eastern seaboard. south carolina's governor urging a million people to evacuate coastal communities starting today. >> this is something we don't want to play with. that's worst-case scenario, to be stuck on the coast. >> nancy: later today president obama will meet with officials to track the storm. nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: stay with 7news. you can track hurricane matthew by using our mobile and tablet apps. >> christa: right now we're tracking some breaking news out of revere where one person was rushed to the hospital after a car plowed into a room of an apartment building. let's go live to the scene with 7's victoria warren. vicki? >> victoria: good morning, christa. this was a wild crash right around 1:30 a.m. you can take a live look behind me. you can see directly where this car went in. we have some pictures from overnight where this car slammed
this apartment building going into part way one of these apartments inside. we're told there was a bedroom and that the apartment was occupied. revere police telling us only one person, though, had to go to the hospital, the driver of the car. no update on how that driver is doing, but we're told injuries are non-life-threatening injuries. revere police continuing to investigate how this crash happened. at this point they say the driver is not facing any charges because the investigation is still ongoing. taking a live look back out here inspectors will be coming out to inspect specifically this one unit right over here just to make sure that everything with that unit is okay. live this morning in revere, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: two men accused of trying to kill boston police officers are behind bars. investigators say they opened fire on police in the middle of a quiet roslindale neighborhood. the gunfire set off a wild manhunt with huge police
with more. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, police were in this neighborhood yesterday afternoon because they were connecting some kind of joint operation. boston police say that one of the two suspects here fired at officers first. police going door-to-door in roslindale. >> as you can see, you know, it was a long search. >> jennifer: k-9 units and helicopters covering the area, tactical units and officers blocking the street. they were looking for this man, 25-year-old eric rosado-gonzalez. arrested. one other suspect was taken into custody earlier in the evening. it began just before 5:00 on tuesday. undercover boston and state police were conducting a joint investigation at a home on newburg street. >> they encountered the suspect. the suspect opened fire on the officers. >> jennifer: the chaos then spilled outside and onto the
it was a very frightening situation. i just told my parents to lock down the house. >> there are some shell cases still on the street. we're going to process that, but again, clearly there was an exchange of gunfire here. >> jennifer: both suspects are now being charged with assault with intent to murder. >> it's a very serious charge obviously when you shoot at a police officer. we're lucky nobody was hurt. >> jennifer: an officer wasn't shot in this case at all, but one officer did suffer some kind of minor injury. live in roslindale t jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right now a suspect is behind bars after a deadly shooting in lawrence. officials say a man was shot on boxford street tuesday afternoon. the victim later died at lawrence general hospital late last night police arrested a 19-year-old suspect in connection with the murder. he'll be arraigned later today. >> christa: well, first and only vice presidential debate getting testy at times. tim kaine and mike pence
times. 7's jonathan hall was there for the debating and he joins lives from richmond, virginia, now with more. good morning, john. >> john: christa, good morning. these are two pretty nice guys. they are well liked, but last night they did clash. and tim kaine seemed to be particularly aggressive. at one point they went back and forth on why donald trump has not released his tax returns. returns when he was under audit. >> jonathan: clinton and trump step aside for one night. >> people at home cannot understanding either one of you when you speak over each other. >> jonathan: it was kaine and pence taking center stage, the tone of the campaign on both sides taking aim. >> i can't imagine how governor pence can defend the insult-driven, selfish me-first style of donald trump. >> senator, this insult-driven campaign, that's small potatoes compared to hillary clinton
deplorables. >> jonathan: it's a home game for hillary clinton's running mate, virginia senator tim kaine. he played the traditional role of attack dog. >> do you want a "you're hired" president in hillary clinton or do you want a "you're fired" president in donald trump? >> donald trump has created tens of thousands of jobs, and he's paid payroll taxes, property taxes... >> jonathan: things got fiery gone when the two number twos argued over which campaign uses >> i was listening to the avalanche of insults. >> . .. nald trump... >> it's my time, senator. >> i apologize. >> i forgive you. >> she said half of our supporters were a basket of deplorables. >> did donald trump apologize for calling women slobs, pig, dog, disgusting? >> jonathan: trump is not wig big on apologies, we know that, right, but donald trump was live tweeting during the debate.
at one point he wrote, "kaine is awful." later he proclaimed "mike pence won big." we're live in richmond, virginia, jonathan hall, 7news "today in new england." ism happening right now, harvard employees just stepped out on strike. coming up, how the strike by dining hall workers will impact students today. >> christa: also ahead, tom brady featured in a new tv ad. a sneak peek. plus hear from the local woman who is starring in the commercial alongside brady. >> sarah: and a fan's action that angered players on the field. >> chris: weather behaving fine over next several days. 38 in bedford. 39 in boston. cool start to the day. you need a light jacket this morning. don't argue about wearing shorts with mom and dad today. coolest at the coastline. maybe get away with shorts tomorrow and friday afternoon. forecast on that and matthew ahead. >> sarah: and we're following breaking news out of marlborough this morning.
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>> christa: we're back at 6:15 tracking hurricane matthew. so far at least 11 people have died from the storm after it hit the caribbean hard. this morning we know the extent of the damage in some areas, but not yet in haiti because of the travel conditions there. you know this is a serious condition really, situation, when the governor of south carolina says move 100 miles inland to people on the coast.
this. but chris has been tracking this from the very beginning. chris, what's the latest? >> chris: a lot of concern over the east coast of florida as we get into later this week. the latest on matthew. winds 125mph moving north. this will work through the bahamas, a major hurricane, cat 3 or cat 4, with sustained winds close to 130mph on thursday and look at how close this comes along the florida coastline now. the eye moves along the coast. or it moves inland. and you are talking about a damage up the florida coastline here as it parallels the coast. if it does move a little further off to the east, you're still expecting some nasty weather along the florida coast, but the impact wouldn't be as severe. so you hope that if there is any trend, it's a little more to the east versus off to the west. the last couple days we've seen this edge dangerously close to florida. so no question about it. these folks do have to prepare across this point across the
northbound, you know it's going to be limited how far north this can get. and you look at the forecast from the national hurricane center. this is considerably south of where it was yesterday. and that's good news for southern new england. it does look like we'll be limited by the effects of that hurricane. upper 30s in a lot of suburbs right now. 49 in boston. cool tart to the day. we do enjoy more sunshine and clouds throughout the day. the high pressure nosing in. so it will be a little cooler, especially at the coastline today, in the low 70s. system of the 70s you see back here. that will arrive on thursday and into friday and then the front behind some of this warmer air that comes on in will actually help prevent this from coming up the coastline. we talked about this front yesterday. and i said if it was more oriented from south the north, then it could help pull it up the coastline. and if it's going to be more southwest to northeast, chances are it will stay north south of new england.
this area of high pressure building in quickly. that is why this thing gets squashed to the south of us. along that front, we still may see a few showers getting in here some time late saturday and saturday night. small chance and a heavier patch of rain. i think most of the weekend will turn out just fine, as it looks as of now. it starts the cool off by early next week, by monday at 61 degrees, and the best chance of showers right now, it does look like it would be late saturday and saturda >> sarah: fast track traffic. a tractor-trailer rollover causing a lot of back-ups, danielle. >> chris: yeah, sky7 just arriving on the scene. >> danielle: all lanes are blocked on 495 northbound because of that overturned tractor-trailer. let's go to the maps. this is at route 290 on the ramp from 290 eastbound to 495 northbound is closed because of this. all traffic being detoured on to
you saw the back-up. no word on when this is expected to clear up. so probably an area you'll want to avoid this morning. and then we're watching another incident. and this is an accident we've been keeping an eye on in andover, 93 southbound at route 133. the two left lanes blocked because of this. and then south of town, braintree to boston. northbound on the expressway, 26 minutes. also slow around the braintree split and 24 you're stop and go. both the "t" and commuter rail runnon >> christa: patriots' fans are counting down the minutes until tom brady leads the team on to the field this weekend. his time in the spotlight not just limited to the field. >> sarah: t.b. 12 is starring in a new commercial airing tomorrow. we have a sneak peek and we even talked to brady's co-star what it was like acting alongside the q.b. jadiann thompson has a look. >> jadiann: tom brady is back,
field. >> tom? >> hi. >> jadiann: t.b. 12 is starring in a new commercial for local m.r.i. provideer. the quarterback flashes his four super bowl rings when the tech asks him to remove his jewelry. >> is that all? >> for now. >> we're going the need to get you a bigger locker. >> oh, my gosh. my husband almost exploded. tom brady, can you believe it's going to be tom brady. it was huge. we love tom brady. >> jadiann: the pats' fan feeling like more of teammate by the end of the shoot. >> we're giving each other high-fives and fist bumps after all the good takes like they were good plays. this is so cool. >> jadiann: o'reilly even getting chance to try on brady's ring. i just tried on one. i didn't want to go overboard.
big name on -- the only big name. the commercial was directed by bobby farrelly, who was behind "there's something about mary." he also worked on "stuck on you," which starred local favorite matt damon. bobby farrelly praised number 12 saying in part, "tom brady quite simply is the greatest of all time." o'reilly says she's an even with him on the commercial. in the control room, jadiann thompson, 7news. >> christa: all right. the chance of a lifetime for her. >> sarah: so fun. >> christa: all right. still ahead, credit card concerns at a new england supermarket chain. the criminal action that has shoppers getting ripped off at the register. >> sarah: and a wild card win for the blue jays, but an ugly incident earlier in the game had them fuming at fans. >> christa: and we're taking on top of breaking news.
area. there was a crash there at the intersection of 290. so definitely want to avoid this area where this tractor-trailer rolls over once again. 495 north in marlborough quite the scene. there we'll have fast track update for you coming up. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. so we wired the wagner's house with 100 meg internet. which means that in the time it takes mrs. wagner's car to arrive for the airport,
>> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. despite stumbling to the finish line and losing five of their final six game, the red sox enter the postseason with the best resume of any team in the american league. an a.l. best 41-26 record against teams that have qualified for the playoffs compared to cleveland who is just 12-21, the only team under .500 in that category. the sox getting in one final workout before heading off to cleveland. manager john farrell not revealing his postseason roster just yet, but he will go with clay buchholz as his starter for game three sunday in boston. he will also stick with the struggling craig kimbrel as his closer. the red sox looking to regain some momentum after handing cleveland the home-field advantage. the indians have the best home record in baseball while the sox are taking the best road record into progressive field. >> the fact that we begin this postseason on the road is not a detriment in the mind-set or the confidence level that we would
it's a little ironic that we started this regular season in cleveland. we start the second season right back in cleveland. >> it doesn't matter where we play. you just have to focus and compete against the other team and try to find ways to score one more run. >> joe: and tom brady will be back on the practice field with the patriots this afternoon as preparations for cleveland crank into high gear. his deflategate suspension over. he's back in full force. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. >> christa: all right. we have much more ahe f going on right now on 495 in marlborough. a tractor-trailer flipping over, causing major traffic back-ups on the northbound side. >> sarah: also medical marijuana coming to the south shore. the dispensary opening today. >> christa: and arms locked together in unity. the poignant message delivered by the celtics right there on
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>> sarah: breaking news, a driver rushed to the hospital after slamming into the apartment in revere. >> christa: hurricane matthew on the move. the powerful storm clobbering cuba and barreling toward the bahamas. >> sarah: a bad crash in quincy. two motorcycle riders seriously injured. >> christa: credit card concerns at a new england supermarket. shoppers are getting ripped off at the register. >> sarah: and tom brady rested and ready the battle the browns. the pats' q.b. began team again today. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: breaking news on the roads right now. a big mess on 495 this morning. a tractor-trailer rolled over in marlborough, blocking all northbound lanes creating all serious traffic back-up. >> christa: and we're also tracking hurricane matthew this morning. the storm weakening overnight to category 3 hurricane that's now taking aim at the bahamas with 125mph winds. good wednesday morning, everyone. welcome. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french.
of destruction in haiti. take a look at this. massive flooding in a country that is all too familiar in massive disasters. south florida on high alerts. evacuations are under way. back-ups at gas station, grocery stores and highways. people racing to get out of town. let's send it over to meteorologist chris lambert with more. >> chris: right now sustained winds the bahamas as a category three and four hurricane and dangerously coast to the east coast of florida, especially close to west palm beach, points north, with the eye on the storm very near the coastline. if it does go over the coastline, you would be talking about a major landfall and hurricane pushing a lot of ocean water in toward the coast and obviously damaging wind along the coast, as well. then over the weekend, it starts the make that turn to the northeast and then due east and
old area of the high pressure suppressing everything to the south. there's good model agreement both for the american and european model of things getting pressed off to the south as we get into the weekend and thereafter. very low chance of anything running up the coastline. that's why the national hurricane center has kept that forecast going so far south. they could get a little rain out of this late saturday and saturday night. we enjoy some nice weather the next few days. starts off cool this mng temperatures running generally into the low to mid-60s. >> christa: let's get back to breaking news on the highway. 495 in marlborough. the scene of this tractor-trailer rollover. what's the latest, danielle? >> danielle: all lei lanes are blocked. sky7 over the scene. this is 495 northbound at route 290. you can see lots of emergency vehicles on scene. we also watched medflight land there on the highway on 495. no word yet on injuries, but all
is pretty much stopped from exit 24 to exit 25 on 495 northbound. also the ramp from 290 eastbound to 495 northbound is closed. traffic being detoured through exit 25. let's go to the maps. this is also causing major delays. traffic is pretty much stopped on 495 northbound all the way back to the pike. so this will set you back an hour, maybe even an hour and a half this morning. this is probably an area you just want tovo a big mess. also on the roads this morning, the parking lot not looking too bad. we were watching this crash in andover on 93 southbound at 133. two lanes were blocked, still causing delays, but it has cleared, and then south of town, braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway over half an hour also south of town, some slowing on route 24 northbound stop and go back the brockton. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: now to the day's top
after spinning into an apartment building on revere. it happened on north shore road before 1:30 a.m. no one inside the building appears to have been hurt. there is no regret on the driver's condition. two people are facing charges after a shoot-out with police in roslindale. it happened on newburg street yesterday evening. investigators say boston and state police were conducting a joint investigation when one of the suspects shot at them. police then returned fire. officials searched the area and later arrested two suspects. they will be charged with asul >> christa: tom brady back in action. we should be seeing the pats q.b. at practice today. so let's head out to gillette with 7's nicole oliverio. good morning, nicole. >> nicole: christa, the much-anticipated return definitely brings a smile to patriots' fans, waking up this morning, tom brady will be back here at gillette, practicing with his team. now, it's unclear if we'll hear from the quarterback, but we definitely will be seeing him on the practice field. so the last time we saw brady
brookline high school field. at the same time he was throwing those passes, his team was getting shut out by the buffalo bills for the first time in 23 years here at home. so, of course, the team did pretty well without him going the 3-1. the fans definitely excited to have him back. the question is: will we hear from brady at all today? right now he's not slated to talk to the media. it's possible he might be available in the open locker room, but usually slated for the quarterback, but it looks like rob gronkowski will be headed to the podium. that's the latest live from gillette, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening now, dining hall workers at harvard are now on strike. these photos just into our newsroom from the picket line. the strike began about 30 minutes ago after workers failed to reach a contract agreement with with administrators. it comes as students are preparing for mid-term exams. because of a strike, only some
they have agreed to resume talks soon, but no date has been set. >> christa: breaking overnight, two motorcyclists rushed to the hospital after a serious crash that happened in quincy. police say two motorcycles crashed outside a bar on liberty street late last night. victims were both take on the boston medical center with serious injuries. >> sarah: there are credit card concerns after skimmers were found at three big y grocery stores. the skimmers were found in wilbraham, northampton and asked to review bank and credit card statements. happening today, the city of quincy's first medical marijuana facility will open for business. the dispensary says it will only see patients who make an appointment for the first two weeks. ? what so proudly we hailed. as the twilight's last... ? >> christa: the boston celtics
players and coaches crossing their arms and holding hands as the "star-spangled banner" played. professional athletes and sports team, as you know, have been protesting the national anthem since 49ers' quarterback colin kaepernick refused to stand for the anthem back in august. >> we ask that you join us in promoting unity... >> progress. >> let's all do our part and all accept this challenge. >> let's all come together. >> we're in this together. >> christa: and the celtics also posting this video everyone to unite in the face of social unrest. ism still ahead, a sudden explosion levels two homes. the scary moments were caught on camera. >> christa: and yahoo is under fire this morning. did the company give the f.b.i. access to all of its users' e-mail? >> sarah: we're following breaking news out of marlborough this morning. on 495 northbound at route 290, you can see a truck on its side.
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>> sarah: a natural gas explosion at a home in new jersey caught on camera. the blast leveling two homes and damaging several others in the area. dozens of people are now left without a home as investigators figure out exactly what happened. firefighters say they noticed a strange smell and gas hissing from one of the homes before the explosion on tuesday morning. ten firefighters were treated for minor injuries and investigators are looking into whether an that explosion. >> christa: a new report says yahoo secretly searched through all of its users' incoming e-mail at the request of the u.s. government. according to this report from reuters, yahoo scanned hundreds of millions of messages last year looking for an item specified by u.s. officials. although it's unclear exactly what they were looking for. yahoo said tuesday that it "complies with the laws of the united states." >> sarah: all right. know and go is next with all the day's top stories.
special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell 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.
>> reporter: hurricane matthew making a mess, putting lives in danger across the caribbean. florida and the east coast bracing for the storm. >> reporter: plus a revere apartment torn apart. a car crashing into a building overnight. >> reporter: and suspects arrested after shots fired at police. what led up to the violence in roslindale. >> christa: big breaking news for your morning commute. live look right now at this big mess on 495 north. a tractor-trailer rolling over right in the middle of the highway. this is in marlborough. northbound lanes. major back-ups there. >> sarah: and we continue to attract hurricane -- to track he matthew this morning. the storm weakened to a category three hurricane overnight. it's now barreling toward the bahamas with 125mph winds. dangerous winds and widespread flooding causing widespread damage in haiti. >> christa: at least 11 deaths have been blamed on this storm. new video in from overnight showing all the damage in the dominican republic, the caribbean island getting a
still suffering significant flooding and wind damage, as well. for the latest on the track and possible east coast landfall, here's meteorologist chris lambert. >> chris: dangerously close to the east coast of florida, christa, as we get into thursday and friday as a category four hurricane skirting the coast after moving through the bahamas. and thereafter it makes the turn very close to the south carolina coastline and then off to the east. you note the shift in the cones since yesterday afternoon. in the longer range, well south of new england, and the will move through fairly quickly and be flat, and the the high pressure behind it will trail things off to the south here. so more likely than not it will move off the southeast coastline, which means a minimal impact for southern new england. so what's bad news for florida has been encouraging news for us here in new england. upper 30s. cool suburbs. 39 in boston. good deal of sunshine newt the
coolest conditions along the coastline. as we get into the forecast period on thursday and friday, warming up to 70 plus, especially away from the coast where it will be the warmest. so we do have some enjoyable weather. in regard to matthew, we will get rough surf and rip currents along the south-facing coastline of new england. an we still have the potential of getting some rain in here, especially late saturday or saturday night, so we'll continue the fine tube that, but it does look like it will be a minimal threat of any wind or bigger coastal concerns at this suppressed southwest. >> sarah: more now on that breaking news, traffic on a standstill on 495. marlborough with the tractor-trailer crashed in the middle of the roadway. you see there. let's sidney it over to danielle gersh now with the very latest. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. we've been following this crash all morning long. sky7 over the scene in marlborough. this is on 495 northbound at route 290. all lanes are blocked. look like they're getting ready
we did see emergency vehicles on scene there, medflight even landing on the highway. it now looks like that truck may be off to the side there. but traffic really has been stopped between exit 24 and 25 all morning long. and also the ramp from 290 eastbound to 495 northbound has been closed. and let's go to the maps now. and this is backing traffic up almost to the pike some this is really causing delays probably an area you'll want to avoid this morning. heading into town on the then we're watching this new crash. and this is 495 southbound at route 93. and you're stop go into town on 93 this morning. south of town, braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway, 32 minutes. you're also slow around the braintree split. we're also watching severe delays on the "t" this morning on the green line b branch. and that's inbound due the an accident near the corner station. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. this morning we're starting to
damage done by hurricane matthew. what you're looking at, images from haiti, the island nation getting hit very hard by this powerful system. let's go to 7's nancy chen. nancy? >> nancy: christa, good morning. it's weakening overnight the a category three hurricane. it's still barreling toward the bahamas with winds of 125mph. as you can see, it already has left behind quite the path of destruction. at least 11 deaths have been blamed on the powerful storm so far. as it makes its way across the caribbean. now, at this p the full extent of the damage in haiti because of the extremely difficult travel conditions. a key bridge also washed away there, cutting off villages from much-needed aid as well as communications. now meantime here in the united states, people in florida and south carolina bracing for impact. there were long lines at gas stations tuesday as mandatory evacuations began today in the miami area. in south carolina, governor also urging more than a million people to evacuate from coastal
also later today, president obama will go to fema headquarters for updates on the storm. he will track the storm there and also meet with officials. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right, nancy, thank you. keep it locked here on 7 as hurricane matthew pushes north. you can track the storm any time online at whdh.com or by using our mobile and tablet apps. >> sarah: breaking news in revere, a car crashes into a revere apartment building in the middle of the night. crews working to re 7's victoria warren is live on the scene with more. vicki? >> victoria: people were sleeping inside of this apartment building behind me. you can see where they have boarded up the wall. we have some video from overnight right around 1:30 a.m. the car losing control, crashing right into a brick wall and right on the other side of that wall, one of these apartments we're told is a bedroom, and there were people inside the apartment at the time, but revere police say the only
transported to the hospital was the driver of the car. they didn't have too many details on the injuries to the driver, but i am told the injuries are considered non-life-threatening injuries. so they are still investigating exactly how this driver lost control. they are not citing the driver at this point while that investigation is going on, and building inspectors are due out here. just to check that unit right there. the structural integrity to find out if everything is okay with that, as well. live this morning in revere, victoria >> christa: two men accused of trying to kill boston police officers are behind bars. investigate, say they opened fire on officers in the middle of a quiet neighborhood in roslindale. the shoot thank you see here setting off a wild manhunt. let's go to 7's jennifer eagan who is live at the scene with more. jen? >> jennifer: christa, good morning. this began late yesterday afternoon. one suspect was arrested right away. the second suspect took off.
yesterday going door to door and through people's backyards. people here were urged the stay in their homes during that search. this case centered on a home along newburg street in roslindale. boston and state police say they were conducting a joint investigation when one of the suspects opened fire on officers. no officer was shot. one did suffer some kind of minor injury. boston police caught up with that second suspect, 25-year-old eric rosado-gonzalez, just after 9:30 last hour's long search for him. both men are now being charged with assault with intent to murder. we're live in roslindale this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: right new a suspect is behind bars after a deadly shooting in lawrence. officials say man was shot on boxford street tuesday afternoon. the victim later died at lawrence general hospital. late last night police arrested a 19-year-old suspect in connection with the murder. he'll be arraigned later today. >> christa: and convicted
status hearing in his upcoming double-murder trial. he's accused of killing two men in 2012 after a confrontation at a boston nightclub. his trial is set to begin in february. the former pats' tight end is already serving life in prison for killing odin lloyd back in 2013. >> sarah: new this morning, a poll of reaction to the vice presidential debate. a cnn/orc poll was after the debate. 48% thought mike pence won. 42% supported tim kaine. the two candidates not holding back, interrupting each other several times. 7's jonathan hall is there for the debate and joins us live from richmond, virginia, with more. john? >> jonathan: sarah, that debate did get pretty heated last night with kaine being pensive early on. pence didn't back dowd.
this. >> hillary clinton failed to -- hillary clinton failed to renegotiate a status of forces. >> that was over foreign policy. this was a home gain for kaine. he lived here in richmond since graduating from harvard law school. pence and kaine went at it on various topics including the economy, the role of police in society, which campaign is most insulting. on the leadership of russia's vladimir putin. mike pence defended trump's statements that putin is a strong leader. >> donald trump that as i said in syria, in iran, in ukraine, that the small and bullying leader of russia has been stronger on the world stage than this administration. that's stating painful facts. that's not an endorsement of vladimir putin. that's an indictment of the weak and feckless leadership of hillary clinton and barack obama. >> this is a very challenging part of the world, and we ought to have a commander-in-chief who is prepared and done it rather
great leader. >> this is the first, the last, the only vice presidential debate. so we're done hearing from pence and kaine. next up it's clinton and of course donald trump sunday night in st. louis. we're live in richmond, virginia. jonathan hall, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: the champagne was flowing for the blue jays after a dramatic wild card victory. [cheering and applause] toronto beat the orioles last night with a walk-off home run in the 11th inning. that puts the rangers in the alds. some controversy in the game. a fan threw a can at a baltimore orioles' outfielder during the seventh inning. he dodged the can while making the catch. his teammate not happy, though,
all right. brady sending his best wishes to david ortiz fur his final postseason run. brady posted this picture and he also wrote, "i love watching you play over the years. no one is better than you when the pressure is on." he added, "it's not too late the change your mind." >> christa: i love it. legend out there. okay, chris. how about the forecast for today? >> chris: looks good the next few days. sunshine as we get into the weekend. most likely suppressed well to the south off the carolina coastline across the southeastern united states. they have to keep this close imrie -- eye here. it's going to be dangerously coast to the east coast of florida. could get some rain in here late saturday, saturday night. otherwise the weekend looks quiet. >> sarah: looks great. thank you, chris. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. we'll be back with more news and
month only at your lincoln dealer. good morning. breaking news. hurricane matthew inching closer to the u.s. mainland. emergency declarations in four states, evacuations under way. the storm now bearing down on the bahamas after wreaking havoc in cuba and sparks fly. >> no, no, no, don't put words in my mouth. >> mike pence and tim kaine duke it out in the one and only vice presidential debate, going head to head over the presidential contenders. >> you can't have somebody at the top who demeans every group that he talks about. >> there's a reason why people question the trustworthiness of hillary clinton, and that's because they're paying attention. >> did either of them emerge victorious? did they have an impact on