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500 power outages. police say two other people who were in a car nearby when the plane went down had to go to the hospital. we're on top of the story out of connecticut. east hartford is the locate and we'll bring you more as we get it. >> ryan: following more news today. a man police say left a copy of the koran on the steps of a state government building in boston called to court. police say he is wanted in washington, d.c. . >> kim: they say there he is accused of assaulting a police officer. kimberly bookman joins us live in boston now. >> lives and goes to school in virginia. we learned in court today that he got on a bus this weekend to come to boston where police say he got an in trouble even more trouble. wearing traditional islamic dress aziz osmani stands before a judge after a day of bizarre behavior that police say included leaving a koran at the state building. >> we felt we needed to tell the police because this guy
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came in contact with os mane monday morning when he entered her family's store and acted suspiciously. >> he hold the watch like he didn't want to give it back. so we thought he is going to steal the watch. but he acted very weird. >> reporter: when he left the store the jewellers called police. they used the business' surveillance video to get a picture of osmani and sent it around for officers to be on the lookout for him. he have allegedly spotted st. francis' homeless shelter where police say he was causing a disturbance. >> the defendant had six outstanding warrants for bomb threats, two outstanding warrants for felony assault and battery on a law enforcement officer. >> reporter: these are serious charges. osmani is wanted in washington, d.c. for alemmedly making bomb threats at reagan national airport just ten days ago. >> we didn't know. you know.
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have to tell the police because something is not right. >> reporter: the suspect is being held without bail for 20 days. he will have a medical evaluation then he will be back here in court for a competency hearing before returning to d.c.to face the other charges. reporting live from government center kimberly bookman, 7 news. >> ryan: a local man called to court accused in a violent break in. he is one of three men accused of breaking in. the people in the home held attackers tried to break in. one smashing a window. police searched the area and found this hand gun along with a crowbar. a host bike ceremony will be held in cambridge to remember the life of bernard lavins killed riding his back last week. he was hit by a tractor trailer and was pronounced dead at the scene. the meeting will happen around 7:30 tonight near the crash site. >> kim: a building in fall
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investigators are calling it suspicious. the fire started at an apartment building. investigators do believe someone intentionally set it. crews say another fire damaged the same building a week ago. flames tear through a shed in hingham this morning. you can see the fire ball in this picture. the shed engulfed in flames. we don't know the of any injuries. >> ryan: a vermont community mourning together after strategy s hundreds gathered to remember five students killed in a crash. jennifer has much more it hand sunk in. it don't feel real. >> reporter: hundreds gathered in vermont at harwood union high school. ? >> reporter: monday night's vigil came less than 48 hours after five teenagers were killed in a fiery car crash on interstate 89. bailey mccue was a so
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junior. >> i could always count on mary for a high 5 in the hallway or for eli to say something stupid. >> reporter: they were all under 18, mary harris, liam hale, eli brook beings and cyrus cho. vert's governor called for the state's flag to fly at half staph in memory of the teens. >> it's every brother and sister's worst nightmare. friend's worst nightmare. >> reporter: the school's co-principals say crisis teams will continue to provide counselling going around. >> ourest has been around making the students supported and comfortable at school. >> reporter: as the sun set over the soccer field one of the victims' relatives shared this message with students. >> do your best. live a great life. that's what you can do for
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who allegedly killed the teens is in the hospital in critical condition. police say after he crashed into the teen's car he stole the cruiser of a police officer who had stopped to try to help victims. jennifer egan, 7 news. >> kim: police in idaho arrest a cancer patient in a case of mistaken patient. the woman went to a wal-mart after receiving readiation for breast cancer and police approached her from blind. she was being charged with murdering her baby. she tried to proof her real i.d.but police did take her into custody. >> my back was too them. what i fell was both arms being ripped behind my back. honestly i thought i was being mugged. i want an apology. i felt like i was extremely wronged. >> kim: after the woman was let go police did arrest a murder suspect at the same
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the columbine memorial in colorado is having trouble finding someone to repair the site. members want to replace sections. concreel removal companies are not returning their calls. the memorial dedicated to the 134 people shot and killed by two students in 1999. >> ryan: a vicious attack, a dog is stabbed in his own yard by a stranger. it's a story that will upset any animal lover. the dog's to help police find the person who did this. chaz's owner didn't sound like this until saturday morning. veronica and her family found blood. >> he had all these cuts on his lips and it was heart breaking. >> reporter: after scrolling through video when they found hurt them even more. >> darking at him, not, you know, the fence is there. they can't get through. and this guy stands in front
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jabbing at them with a knife. >> reporter: they don't know the man scene stabbing at chaz repeatedly. today the dog is having surgery. >> it's unfortunate. it's cruel reality. i saw deep laceration wounds on the upper lip and one on the neck. it's also deep and there is coughing right now. maybe got inflammation. >> reporter: the cast rows have filed a police report. >> the dogs were confined within their home. within a fence. danger to the man on the other side of the fence. so again this is a very sad situation. >> reporter: the cast rows want to know who and why. >> what i would like to happen is for this person to get caught and get the justice that chaz deserves. >> reporter: the dog continues to recover from the vicious attack. officials are searching for the man who stabbed the dog. >> kim: a couple in arizona facing child abuse charges after leaving a young boy inside of a car.
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they went gambling at a casino, officials found marijuana and alcohol in the car. the man is not the child's father, but says he takes responsibility for what happened. >> i wasn't trying to put him in harm's way. i was trying to provide something for him so we would be okay for the next couple of days difference they're charged with drug posession, child abuse and child endangerment. little rock bridge is not falling down. crews in tons of explosives to try to demolish the bridge. they're not sure why the expose department trigger their controlled collapse. they decided to use cables and the barge to tear down the bridge inside. >> ryan: a local town with chief concerns. the head of the gloucester police department almost fired. he has been recognized across country for his department's approach to policing amid the opioid epidemic. >> kim: now he is retiring. what went wrong?
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question. >> reporter: do you think you did anything wrong? >> i don't think that i violated my contract or violated the trust of the people of gloucester at all. >> reporter: gloucester's police chief answering questions publicly for the first time about the city's investigation into his personal relationships with two women. last week the city's mayor fired him. >> i have determined that chief campanello should no longer be employed by the city of gloucester. >> she day >> i'm taking this opportunity to announce my retirement. >> reporter: the city agreed to let him retire. >> reporter: do you that i you were treated fairly? in. >> it has been a trying few weeks. >> reporter: the very public drama started weeks ago when lennard campbello was put on paid leave while the city looked into allegations of misconduct. >> as a result of the complaints the city began an investigation of all allegations. >> reporter: the mayor says during that investigation, camp nello misled investigators about the where boston of his city
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deleted evidence in the form of text messages he exchanged with at least one of the women. but the city has now closed that investigation saying his initial termination had nothing to do with his personal relationships but rather with his aye alleged destruction of evidence. while the essex county's district attorney office is reviewing the case, camp nello's lawyer says his client did nothing criminal. >> we haven't been of anything going on with the district attorney's office. we have no knowledge of that there was any type of action taken by the district attorney's office. >> reporter: last year camp nello was thrust into the national spotlight after starting the ankle initiative. it's a program that advocates treatment over arrest for people struggling with addiction. gloucester police became the first department in country to adopt that policy. and camp nello was recognized at 9 white house. it's a cause he says he is still passionate about.
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addiction recovery and how the system treats people with an addiction as a moral or ethical failing versus as a disease recommendation he is always believed in not judging people. and says he has nothing but spent for the members of the gloucester police. >> i think like any place you work, there are people that i'm going to miss terribly and there are people that i'm not going to miss at all. so but experience i had in gloucester especially with the police department and the citizens of gloucester was fantastic. >> reporter: his retirement is effective in january. until then he remains on paid administrative leave. in the control room i'm cheryl fiandaca. >> ryan: at 5:30 it's pound for pound the champ. meet the people behind the winner of this year's pom within world championships. >> reporter: from the football field to lip sink hero, a patriots player
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good cause. >> ryan: john farrell's job is secure for another season. we had marry from the president of baseball operations coming up next on 7 news >> announcer: tonight, what do you really know about your child's daycare? >> when parents are left in the dark, where does that leave the children? >> announcer: could your child's daycare have a hidden history? >> i was completely in the dark. >> announcer: why can't parents get answers? hank investigates tonight at hank investigates tonight at 11:00. in new hampshire, hank investigates tonight at 11:00. maggie hassan cut taxes for small businesses, bs. in washington, what's kelly ayotte done? voted to cut college grants, cut medicare. but kelly ayotte voted to protect tax breaks for millionaires and big oil. that's what the koch brothers and big corporate interests wanted. they're spending millions supporting ayotte. kelly ayotte's not working for us.
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>> ryan: you know it's fall when you see this. it's the annual world championship pumpkin weigh off in california. there were' marathon two dozen pumpkins competing for the top prize. >> kim: this year' competition marks the first that a female grower wins. kris anderson shows us about the giant gourds. >> reporter: it's fall in half-moon bay with foggy conditions and cool temperatur >> reporter: but everything is a little brighter on the day of the world championship pumpkin weighoff. big pumpkins big dreams of itself big grand prize. >> it's the biggest thing i've ever grown. i'm excited to be here this. is my ultimate pumpkin fantasy to be at half-moon bay with something large. >> reporter: the winner gets $6 a pound which ends up being $12,000 for a 2,000
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started small. >> all right. 47 pounds. 90 pounds. good job. >> reporter: one family even wore pumpkin hats. >> mine is the one farrest one. >> reporter: this is their sixth year at the weighoffs. they' never won but it's still a competition. >> this is the biggest for a couple of years. >> reporter: there is a secret ingredient to their garden in the back yard of their home. >> well, we have bunnies and so by use their, poop, as fertilizer. and we put it in the soil and i think that helps. >> reporter: cindy the first woman who you saw there did in fact win the big event. her pumpkin weighed in at 1,910 pounds. so at $6 a pound, she collected more than $11,000. not bad. kris anderson, 7 news. >> kim: coming up on 7 news at 5:30 it is duchess kate going solo in the
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william knights a rock star. >> reporter: another childy morning commute. forecast up next. >> reporter: new details on itself suspect arrested in connection with a violent crime in orange. >> kim: women out community on em. there is an update about this registered sex offender who moved into their neighborhood. we'll explain. afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine.
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kelly ayotte: let's be honest - both donald trump and hillary clinton are far from perfect... and i'm not perfect either. but when partisan politicians shut down the government, i led the fight to reopen it. i've worked to find solutions to new hampshire's heroin epidemic. and i've crossed the aisle to protect new hampshire's clean air and clean water. i've been called a problem solver by independent groups, and ranked as one of the most bipartisan senators. i'm kelly ayotte - and i approve this message, because whether i'm working with
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>> kim: kate middleton leaves prince william and her children at home for her first solo trips oversea. e netherlands today to talk about her ongoing mental health awareness campaign. she is meeting with a charity that supports children's minutessal health and another one that helps those struggling with addiction due to mental illness. >> ryan: rod stewart was knighted by prince william at buckingham palace. he will be able to call himself sir roderick david stewart. when the award was announced earlier constitute said it
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i thank her majesty and promise to wear it well. >> i was wondering if he was still touring and in las vegas with elton john. maggie mae, i'm going to sing it all day. >> reporter: some guys have all the -- mainly quiet pattern for the next few days. perhaps a couple of pockets of drizzle thursday morning. isolated shower thursday afternoon. nothing like we saw on which is unfortunate because the drought rolls on in spite of the fact many cities and towns getting 1-3 inches of rain on sunday. low this morning of 44. norwood a low of 26. for some of us there was pockets of frost out there which is just about on track. outside 495, deep shading of blew, metro boston in the city usually not until after halloween. perhaps that is the case
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think there could be frost saturday morning although for the city it won't be that chilly. right now in boston at 58. martha's vineyard at 59. norwood at 54. mostly clear sky, there are a couple of high thin cirrus clouds coming in which should set the stage for a beautiful sunset if that is your scene. high pressure drifts away slowly overnight tonight. it doesn't go that far. so there will be an increase in clouds tonight but no rain from the clouds. then we're back into the sunshine tomorrow. hour next weather system thursday risk of just now coming through chicago land. clouds and a few showers. but again that is not here until thursday. tonight partly cloudy. not quite as cold as this morning but still the numbers will find their way to the upper 30s to around 40. the city tomorrow morning about 49. these will be the temperatures about 7:00, 7:30. norwood at 35. worcester at 40. cape and the islands, upper 40s to around 50. then tomorrow back into the sunshine. seasonal. there may be a few early
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sunshine temperature temperatures between 64-68. lakeville at 68. cape ann low to mid 60s working through the merrimack dracut at 68. light wind and on the cape and the islands early morning clouds otherwise fair amount of sunshine tomorrow afternoon. chatham at 58. thursday a lot of clouds. the risk of an ice laced shower late in the day from that cool front advancing into new england thursday af up there may be a few lingering clouds wednesday night and thursday morning that produce some pockets of drizzle but the front itself is a shower threat. probably comes through late in the day on thursday and even with that said, we're only talking about a 20-30% chance at any time thursday morning and thursday evening of seeing a spot shower. essentially thursday is a dry day. friday lots of sunshine. saturday and sunday mostly sunny skies then after the thursday thundershowers threat our next chance of
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at this time also could be a few isolated showers. >> ryan: next a piece of history up for grabs here in boston. we'll tell you how to get your hands on it. >> kim: we're on top of breaking news out of connecticut. incredible video as a small plane comes down on to a bus i street. bursts into flames itself. >> ryan: registered sex offender is putting a weymouth neighborhood on alert. when police say he recently did that caught their declares he is unshackled and new e-mail pose new questions for hillary clinton. we've important news for anyone who takes calcium supplements and the scare that sidelined ronald i just want what's best for my kids. when i hear arguments that massachusetts needs more charter schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools?
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schools. that's 400 million dollars, just last year. we can't afford to drain even more money from our kids' schools because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too. please join me in voting no on question 2. joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games instead of making new hampshire safer.
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>> ryan: a heart felt leer is up for auction here in boston. he said he wanted to see his son and signed the letter. experts say it could go for more that happen $100,000. that would be quite the conversation starter to have that. >> kim: he never talked about his work but he does in the letter. >> ryan: another 30 minutes of 7 news straight ahead. >> kim: 7 news at 6:00 starts right now. >> announcer: now at 6:00 -- >> i'm so sorry. i'm sorry. why, why? >> reporter: a suspect's
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two people are arrested for a deadly home invasion plus new concerns after a convicted sex offender moves back in. >> reporter: tracking a couple of sprinkles and showers. >> announcer: from the field to the stage, a patriots player giving back picking up the microphone. 7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> ryan: first breaking news a plane comes crashing in east hartfd, connecticut. see the heavy smoke and flames coming from the scene. two people were on board when the plane went down. >> kim: brandon gunnoe joins us to tell us what we know. >> reporter: right now we know the pilot was taken to the hospital. the other passenger has not been recovered. a witness saw the plane going down and said the pilot jumped out of the plane before it crashed. cell phone video shows the moments after a small plane crashed in east hartford. the aircraft in flames.
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hit the wires then hit a pole. then he smashed into the ground in front of a van. >> reporter: frank said he was driving when the plane was coming down low and he knew it wasn't going to make it. >> i know the pilot jumped out of the plane and just suffered a burnt arm and unfortunately the passenger didn't make it. >> reporter: emergency leaders on scene tell us two people were on the plane. the pilot was rushed to the hospital. but that is all we know at this point. >> there were two occupants of the aircraft. one of which was transported to the for. >> reporter: according to the f.a.the plane went down around 3:40 after trying to land at the airport. the plane crashed on main street. a busy street leading to a major highway in the city. there were a lot of people driving home when the plane crashed right in fronts of them. a woman in a van was almost hit by the plane. >> i heard a lady screaming so i pulled back around but she came to our office but she is in shock. and she was transported to
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hundreds of power outages. the f.a.a.is investigating the caution of the crash. brandon gunnoe, 7 news. >> ryan: also on 7 we're learning more about the suspect arrested in connection with a violent crime in orange. they are accused of murdering a 95-year-old man and leaving his wife seriously injured. one of the suspects allegedly stole her great grandmother's car days before the crime. >> kim: tonight the great grandmother is talking to 7 news, steve coop ser live in memorial here at the crime scene continues to grow tonight, the great grandmother of one of the murder suspects is talking about the chilling crime. >> i'm so sorry. i'm sorry, why, why? >> reporter: rita is shaken to the core after finding out her great granddaughter britney smith and submit's boyfriend joshua hart are accused killers. >> i never dreamed she would do it.

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