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s. >> ntsb officials now say the deadly plane crash in connecticut is being investigated as an intentional criminal act and the fbi is now involved in that investigation. the plane crash yesterday in the middle of a road in east hartford near the headquarters of defense contractor pratt and whitney. one person inside the plane was killed and another person newsroom with more on the breaking details. >> well, the pilot investigators say intentional crashed the plane, died in the crash and the instructor survived. the instructor is doing okay and cooperating with investigators to find out exactly what happened. there were reports that the
say the exact circumstances that led to the crash are still under investigation. information indicates that this plane crash was intentional but i want to be crystal clear, the circumstances beyond that are still being investigated. there was a pilot, what the circumstances were that led to it being intentional, all windows are open at this point, there's no clear indication as far as any anything. there's a lot of work to be done and we're not drawing any conclusions of any way, shape, or form. it does appear to be intentional but beyond that, the investigation is continuing. >> now, police say the area could be back open as soon as late tonight as evidence collectors and crews finish up. again the cause of the crash is still under investigation by the fbi and ntsb lang with local
live in the newsroom,. and a chase went through several towns before police arrested the suspect. >> and police say a man also may have assaulted the police officer during his arrest. jonathan hall has more on what happened. >> it was a relatively low speed police pursuit through seven towns that ended on busy route 28 and randolph. >> it was about -- something from the movies. >> reporter: police says joy led them through driver ended up losing control of his mom's car. >> he lost control and spun out and did make contact to the police cruiser. the cruiser is still out on parole. very -- patrol. >> he jumped out and then they all tackled him. >> police gave this condo complex as joyce's address. >> joyce's mom lives here. i did speak with her at her home and she says her son took the car without her permission and she called the police.
hospital stay joyce is heading to court. charges could include driving to endanger, auto theft and assault and battery on a police officer. >> there might have been pushing and shoving at the end. that's typical, we deal with that every day. >> joyce well-known to halifax police, been arrested four times and has a long record dating to 1993 when he was arrested for drunk driving as a teenager. in halifax, jonathan hall, 7news. a cambridge man called to court today for stealing an ambulance. investigat took the ambulance from a nearby hospital just after 5:00 yesterday evening. police stopped the 48-year-old suspect at a traffic light near cambridge street and third street. he was arrested and charged with larceny of a motor vehicle and driving without a license. and police are looking for the man suspected in an attempted sexual assault in mission hill. officers say the man seen in this surveillance video footage tried to sexual assault a woman near fitzgerald park and roxbury saturday afternoon. according to police, the man pushed the woman to the ground before he ran away.
continued their morning show after a drunk driver crashed right to the side of that station. police say the 29-year-old driver is being charged with d.u.i. and drug possession after finding narcotics in the vehicle there. the news talk radio 1380 building was heavily damaged but the state's operations were not interrupted. a driver has a close call in sterling when a tree branch falls right through the windshield of their car. the driver was able to walk away with just minor injuries. that's terrifying. the police department posted these photos onac they say if the branch had fell just a few more inches to the left, this would have been a much different story. >> there's more news today, more than a dozen police officers in san antonio texas are facing discipline after appearing in a video wearing donald trump hats. trump tweeted the video showing some of the officers who escorted his motorcade wearing his trademark red hats. the chief said the officers violated policy by taking part in a political activity while in uniform and would be disciplined. a florida couple under
were under unconscious in a car with two young children in the backseat. police still aren't sure exactly what happened but they are facing charges. >> a toddler and a baby are now in the care of dcf. they were found hungry and dirty in the backseat this car. miami police say the blue hyundai was blocking traffic in a busy travel lane as the driver and adult passenger were fast asleep. the 2-year-old and two month-old were in the back. paramedics. >> they were passed out on seventh avenue and as you can see behind me, the hundreds of cars go to the area on a daily basis and they were just passed out like they were at home sleeping. >> reporter: police say the initial call came in as a possible drug overdose but it's unclear if that's exactly what happened. paramedics did not issue any drug anti-dotes and no other medical treatment was given. the car was towed away and those two dates were taken into
frequently throughout the united states, that we just want to make sure that we don't see cases like this here in south florida. >> the couple are both facing charges of child neglect. the woman also facing charges of illegally operating a motor vehicle. the survivor of a brutal and vicious bear attack is now speaking out. dan richmond was released from the hospital less than 24 hours after he says he was attacked by a bear while he was jogging in california. he says he encountered a bear and while he was backing away from it, he was tackled by another one. he suffered gashes and body but able to break free and get away. >> it actually put its jaws around the back of my neck and all i could think of right then is okay, the only chance i have so to just be as still as possible. >> how terrifying. after a few seconds, richmond says the bear walked away while officials have searched that trail richmond was on but haven't found the bears. >> 7news now turning to a
the racing clown craze that is starting to sweep the country and officers say this is no laughing matter. >> you the clown that was scaring the kids back there? maybe i was. maybe i wasn't? what are you gonna do about it? tough guy. what? by yourself? ? ? >> interesting way to get in the psa the officer brings the area back up as a whole crew files through. >> it's forcing mcdonald's iconic mascot to keep a low profile. kim khazei has the story. >> he is arguably one of the most recognizable american icons and tonight ronald mcdonald in
he says their red scott mascot is lying low being mainldful about the current climate around clown sightings. scott in london -- stockland yard in london... >> i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: in australia police are patrolling schools. tensions growing by the day as social media explodes with clown photos and threats. in detroit, a clown was caught cling to the back of a bus and an 11-year-old in minnesota says he was chased by a clown three teens were picked up there. >> don't get caught new this craze with this clown stuff. >> while most of the recent fightings are copycat hoaxes, psychologists say they're now treating anxiety in children of all ages as a result of them. in dartmouth, police put out this psa. remember, if you want to act like a clown, we have no problem treating you like one. >> a reminder that police are taking every incident seriously in a creepy clown craze that's
>> also, the presidential race driving a lot of voters to the polls this november but they won't be the only ones voting for the next president. 9 states including massachusetts will decide whether to legalize marijuana and those votes could impact cannabis sales nationwide. >> this is a big year for marijuana. voters will decide if people can walk into a store like this to buy pot for personal use or get it as medicine. a gallup poll shows more than half the country, 58%, think marijuana sh colorado said yes to recreational use four years ago and arizona next door is considering it. what can arizona learn from colorado? we can tightly regulate and tax the sale of marijuana. >> colorado schools were promised millions in new revenues, instead denver schools got nothing. >> legalizing marijuana was a bad deal for colorado. >> five states, arizona, california, massachusetts, and maine will decide whether to legalize marijuana for personal
country supporting marijuana. those who support it say it will prevent illegal use. >> do you have quality control assurance and advertising if california approves pot sales it could be a really game changer for the entire country. >> there is growing evidence that if it's legal more people use it. ahead here on 7news, showing his support, a service man walking for a great cause. >> and a missouri mom makes a troubling nybbled her baby's formula. >> ahead on 7news at 5:00, a man under arrest after police say he sexually assaulted two women in
>> investigators say the plane crash in hartford connecticut was intentional about we'll bring you the very latest as we get it. we'll show up on time. you're right on time. as promised, to install fios and set up the wi-fi that janet, jamie, jenny, jemma and jasmine need on their birthday. thank you. for all their new devices. you can't break me. you want a piece of cake? switching to fios is easier than ever. now get 100 meg internet, plus tv and phone for just $69.99 per month online.
a in of the national guard embark on a tough track to honor a fallen comrade. he's going the distance and walking 140 miles. >> but he's also raising money for a very special cause. >> not too bad, a few hot spots here and there, but, you know, i'm not a spring chicken anymore. >> reporter: nathan plans to cover 140 miles over the coming week, carrying a sack weighing
that's the point. >> there needs to be a personal amount of suffering and a pebble sacrifice to kind of make this worthwhile or it wouldn't be worth it. honoring his friend, the two grew up together in kentucky. >> in 2010 he was killed in action in afghanistan and i wasn't able to attend his memorial service so i just felt like i needed to do something in his honor. >> reporter: dingle made the journey two years ago and says he raised $10,000 for the provides scholarships to children of fallen service members. >> it was amazing that people came out, shared their stories with me, wanted to walk with me. >> reporter: he says his sacrifice isn't about him but hopes it will honor his friend and countless others who gave their lives for the country. >> the captain has already raised more than $2,000 and he's hoping to raise $25,000 and plans to compete in his trip by friday just in time to attend a
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lots of subthrough the afternoon. clouds to the south. clouds slowly work their way until after midnight tonight. here is our next weather system which actually it's pretty formidable right now. clouds, showers, even a few thundershowers across the great lakes states. like we haven't seen so many other times this year, these cool fronts move east and fizzle out. there will be an increase of
late in the day tomorrow, probably not until after 5:00 p.m. most of tomorrow is dry. but the clouds will come in tonight and come up early saturday morning. so two chances rain, early in the day and very late in the day tomorrow. now, the reason the front won't tve a lot of moisture, there's around like there was with that sunday cold front. that tapped into some moisture from matthew. that's why we saw that benefit really rain. i don't think that's a repeat tomorrow. for tonight, clouds on the increase, not as cold. mid-40s, low 50s. tomorrow mostly cloudy skies. i think there's gonna be some mid da i and early afternoon sunshine. but then on either side of the day, again, there is the risk of patchy drizzle early tomorrow morning and showers tomorrow
for the showers, again, i think we're talking partly sunny case. at times mostly cloudy skies. temps for the middle to upper 60s. friday, saturday, sunday, lusted of sunshine. chilly saturday morning and by sunday afternoon upper 60s. see you at with matt fitzgerald with a look at roads. >> tough going on 93 north this afternoon. we're flying high just above spock pond. heavy on 93 out of the tunnel across the zakim bridge. it will be heavy further up on 93 from 495 up past river road. the pike west is backing up quickly leaving the city this afternoon. you'll be slow off of the allston tolls out towards newton
barracks. express will be jammed past salt bay and hit the brakes again down to the braintree split, and taking a look at the expressway drive times from the o'neill tunnel to the split, a 26 minute right. matt fitzgerald, 7news. a mother got quite surprise when they fount maggots in her baby's formula. >> you're not gonna believe this. i found worms, lots of worms. >> reporter: helen williamson says she found them inside a can of nutramogen, the formula she uses to feed her baby daughter. >> happened to look at the bottom of the bottle and i pick it up and hold it in the light and see like worms inching up. >> reporter: she stopped. >> it was a brand-new bottle. it was sitting in the cupboard but i still cleaned it out, soap, water.
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>> thanks to his family and friends, he finally received some much-needed recognition. 7's nancy chen reports. >> my daughter's the only one that's not here. >> it was supposed to be a casual family dinner. what this in the hell is going on. >> at least that's what he thought. made the trip to colorado for a special ceremony and getting a much-deserved recognition. the ambassador of peace medal from the republican of korea. >> he came to fight for and us we are forever in depth. >> very surprised, yeah. >> riverton was just 17 years old when he joined the air force. these photos are proof and a little embarrassing for the now 83-year-old. i'm gonna give you a spanking when you get home. that's me and my glory.
>> spent his 80th birthday not celebrating but fighting for war. -- his 18th birthday. something his daughter wants people to remember. >> i felt we should be honored for what he did and he's always said he'd do it again. >> riverton says he's no hero, just humbled by the recognition. >> that's amazing, all right. >> i don't know if i can eat now. i'll >> river diaz one of more than 100 people to receive an ambassador for peace medal in the last six months. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news. we have much more to come here in the next 90 minutes, everyone. i'm jadiann thompson. >> and i'm ryan schulteis. 7news at 5:00 starts right now. >> breaking news, the feds now say this connecticut plane crash was intentional. one u.s. official saying the
>> the race for the white house, donald trump lashing out at republican leaders that have turned their backs on his bid for the presidency. >> our next weather system, clouds and showers. i'll let you know when they arrive. >> and tom brady appearing for his first home game since his suspension and sticking to the script, the question that he refused to answer today. >> a wild police chase in texas coming to a stunning end. and the power of prayer. tim tebow's memorable moment that followed his baseball >> we begin with breaking news first at 5:00, federal investigators now saying that deadly plane crash in east hartford connecticut was not an accident. -associated press that in fact t was a suicide. >> a student pilot was killed in the crash and his instructor surviving. the investigation now being handled in part also by the fbi. dan hausle live for us on the scene with more of the breaking details. >> well, investigators barely
apparently me told investigators that he had a fight with a student pilot on this flight. the student pilot disgruntled bit pilot and says he was unable to keep him from bringing the plane down. it was a suicide, not terrorism but local police refuse to >> the circumstance is beyond it being determined if it was intentional. >> reporter: a student pilot died in the crash but the instructor survived. police acknowledge his statements help the investigator describe the crash was intentional. the mayor told me the instructor said the crash was no accident. >> that is what the detective i hear through the sources was told.