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we have breaking news. two police officers shot in east boston and now the suspect allegedly behind the attack has been identified. the shooting happened after officers rushed to the scene of a domestic dispute right now we are getting an update on the officer's conditions and we're also hearing from witnesses forced to shelter in place as gunfire rang out in their >> breaking news out of east boston. two police officers shot while responding to a domestic dispute. police say a man armed with an assault rifle opened fire. this morning that suspect behind the attack has been identified. right now we're getting an update on the condition of those officers. we have team 7 coverage. here's victoria warren starting us out at mass general where we understand the officers are out of surgery.
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surgery and blood transfusions overnight. but they are both out of surgery. but they still remain in critical condition and in a news conference overnight the police commissioner talking about the heroic effort to save her lives. gunshot in east boston. two police officers fighting for their lives a suspect shot and killed. the police commissioner officers walking into an ambush. we heard officers screaming on the radio. 203 would signify shots fire and an officer down. the officer were screaming. officer down. >> they were responding to glad stone street in east boston. two men were roommates were in some sort of a fight. police found one man armed with an assault rifle and a ballistic vest. that man just started shooting.
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wounds and they've undergone some blood transfusions and they are classified as extremely critical. there's more ambulances. >> neighbors told to stay inside. other officers ran into a fire fight to pull their brother officers out. >> one officer had his hand in one of the wounds. and i think that was instrumental in getting the officer down to mass general. >> we will do a thorough and the mayor rushing to mass general hospital where they joined about 50 police officers and the families of the injured officers in prayer. >> this job is a tough job. and oftentimes people don't look at the other side of what happens with police officers and you know we're hoping that they make a full recovery. boston police officers continue holding their vigil at these police officers bedside. the update this morning they are
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critical condition. these are two veteran officers one with 12 years on the force. the other with 28. live this morning in mass general hospital. victoria warren 7news "today in new england." all right. vicki. thank you. this violent confrontation sent police swarming into this neighborhood in east boston. people who live there near the shooting were ordered to stay inside as police tried to figure out the extent of what they were dealing >> they really weren't sure at the time. we're learning new information and that suspect accused of pulling the trigger and the two officers. nicole oliverio live in east boston withmore on this angle. nicole? >> kr i s, we can tell you police identified suspect as kirk figueroa. he lived inside of this home on gladstone street. you can see the house and the street still taped off. police remain outside of the home right now. we don't know a lot about this suspect. we can tell you a car was towed from here not long ago.
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home capture the gunfire between boston police and a suspect during an intense shootout. others were outside on gladstone street when shots rang out. when i had came out of the house. he was popping off in the house. when i came out i saw s.w.a.t. run into the house. the sound unmistakable. >> i realized it was gun shots. and it was rapidment. it wasn't separated by se rapid fire. >> as police searched for a second suspect they ordered a shelter in place. it's scary. especially when i saw the helicopters. they must be looking for someone. i was scared. i didn't know what to expect. i wanted to get off the street. i didn't know what would happen. for those still outside they didn't know what was going on. only that the situation seemed extremely serious as police and s.w.a.t. went door to door. i walk up the steps and then the swarm of cops.
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there were dozens and dozens of cop. assault rifles. i saw a riot shield. it. >> wasn't long after that when neighbors found out two officers were shot and a suspects killed. a nightmare playing out in real life right in front of them. started holding my friends hand. i was so scared. >> i was shaking really bad. i've never like heard something like that will happen. to see all those police run up the street like that with guns. it was just insane. again taking a live look here this is 136 gladstone street where the shooting happened. about 20 minutes ago a car was towed from the scene here along the side that said elitepolicing.org. as for the neighbors and witnesses here last night they are hoping that the two officers recover.
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nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." we do continue to get in new information about the suspect. >> a registered constable in the city of boston. so for that angle let's go to dan hausle. well this is suspect was a constable here in boston. and online profile from the man matching that name also says he was bounty hunter for a private firm. you heard the name of the firm mentioned by nicole. the suspect been identified bft police as kirk figueroa. 33 years old. he's a boston. figueroa sworn in, in july before he was sworn in the clerk told me figueroa would have gone through extensive criminal background check. his file would be on record at police headquarter. constable serves a three-year term. we know figueroa applied in may and again he was sworn in just a few months later in july of this year. constable serves warrant and legal documents to thesy. constables need to be approved
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7news. the show of heroism in the middle of chaos post's police commissioner said multiple officersrationing to the rescue when those two officers were hurt during this altercation. this morning the nine officers who were treated at tuft's medical center have been released. we want to get out live to jennifer eagan who has more. all nine officers taken here to tuft's medical center were here for a few hours and treated for related to the shooting. two officers made a split second decision and in doing so they risked their own lives. >> as police in the suspect exchanged gunfire william evans said two officers stepped into danger to save their comrades. >> two of the officers dragged their fellow officers out of the line of fire. so they were in a protected zone. and the officers continued to
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ambulances rushed to gladstone street in east boston. police on seen did what they could to help the two officer whose were shot. the officers with a wounded officers were able to quickly administer first aid. apply a tourniquet. one officer had his hand in one of the wounds. that was instrumental in getting the officer down to mass general with minor injury or to deal with stress of being involved in the shooting. >> we had a chance to go and talk to all -- or motion of the officers involved tonight. they did a good job of making sure they were able to do what they had to do as police officers in the city of boston. best commissioner evans and marty walsh expressed their pride. >> this job is a tough job.
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>> and boston police officers were told at roll call this morning that reminder of how dangerous their jobs are and to remember that when they head out each day. we're live in boston this morning. jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." a lot of new information this morning. be sure the stay with 7news and the officers conditions. we'll keep you updated all day long while we're on air. you can get updates anytime online as well at whdh.com. we have more international u.s. navy has fired airstrikes against rebel forces in yemen. pentagon said that tomahawk missiles hit radar site and launched in self-defense. those missiles missed the ship and hit the water instead. developing story we're following for you this morning. more claims coming to light that donald trump inappropriately touched women. these new allegations just coming into the newsroom this
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firing back. nancy chen has the latest. >> reporter: multiple women multiple allegations. donald trump with more accusations of inappropriate touching. former reporter for "people" said trump tried cohis her. with preg nanlt wife upstairs changing. story topic first wedding anniversary. i turned around and within seconds he was pushing me against the wall and tongue down my throat. trump's campaign denied the allegations. this never happened. there's not merit or veracity to this fictional story. why wasn't this reported at the time. trumps a campaign threatening to sue the "new york times" about two women and their allegation. >> it was real shock when all of a sudden his hands were all over me.
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have gotten i might not have gotten that upset. when he started putting his hand up my skirt. trump's campaign demanding that detraction. it's apparent from among other the things timing of the article that it is nothing more than a politically motivated effort to defeat mr. trump's candidacy. mr. arizona u.s.a. 2001 also accusing trump who miss universe pageant walking in on contestant when they were changing. >> to have the owner come waltzing. when we're naked or half naked in a very physically vulnerable possible and then to have the pressure of the you know the people that work for him telling us to go fawn all over him. go walk to him. talk to him. get his attention. it's a story trump himself appears to support while doing a 2005 broadcast with howard
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>> i will go back stage before a show. >> and everyone getting dressed and ready and everything else. and no men are anywhere and i'm allowed to go in because i'm the owner and i'm inspecting it like a doctor. >> is everyone okay. is everybody okay. you see these incredible looking women. i sort of get away with things like that. in addition to the women who spoke to new york time a women in florida said trump groped her at her resort in 2003. a former miss utahd consent in 1997. a former miss washington u.s.a. 2013 has come forward as well saying he grabbed her and then invited her to his hotel room. donald trump denies it all. in the newsroom. nancy chin. 7news "today in new england." >> democrats are making a major push here in new england today ahead of the presidential election first lady michelle obama making a stop in manchester, new hampshire. chelsea clinton will join john
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hillary clinton speaking in nevada last night criticizing trump. >> he's double downed. he doubled down on his excuse that it's just locker room talk and i got to tell you after he said that in the last debate the most amazing thing happened. athlete and coaches started speaking out. you know what they are saying hey, not in our locker room. >> clinton facing tough questions about 1700 released wikileaks campaign blame it on russia hacker trying to sway the outcome of election. we're learning more about deadly plane crash that happened in connecticut. we'll tell you why investigators think this plane went down intentionally. >> a florida man looked in the middle of the road. what a good samaritan did in order to save this guy. >> and speaking of roads.
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on the expressway over half an hour. and then in dedham 128 northbound at e street we have a crash. another one in framingham on the pike. this is eastbound at route 9. still crawling into town. route 2 and 3 not too bad. 93 stop and go into boston. let's take a quick look at the drive times. 26 minutes braintree to boston. 18 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to zakim bridge. 40 minutes is your longest drive who says i shouldn't have a soda everyday? my doctor. my dentist. definitely my wife. wait, i know what i want. make sparkling water at home. and drink 43% more water every day.
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always hood. >> a shower expected as we head into later this afternoon. it clears out. it's much cooler for tomorrow. we get the sunshine in store for the entire weekend. it's fantastic fall weekend whether you choose to apple picking however you want to arrange the plans.
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this morning. 61 in norwood. 54 in worcester. 58 in boston. we are in for some mild to warm temperatures as we head into this arm. mostly cloudy skies with maybe some patchy drizzle. though it's showing up on radar not seeing reports from our weather spotters. we will get breaks in the cloud coffer heading into about midday today and that sunshine will warm the temperatures up. then we pay attention to this f this will provide us that potential round of showers as we get into later this afternoon. running through the time line here you see most the cloudy skies as we head in through abili ability midday. then the clouds pull away to boost the temperatures up near 70. now getting into later this afternoon i think between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. tonight there's a chance for a scattered shower. it really won't last long or amount to too much.
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on hand just in case you see it for the evening commute. mostly cloudy today. some sunshine. 65 to 71. that's almost ten degrees above normal for this time of year. those highs away from boston reaching 70 even into the low 70s not out of the question. as the cold front passes through. it clears things out. it will kick up the breeze. tomorrow is crisp and cooler than today. much where we should be much more close to where we should be for this time of split 50/50 with temperatures but we keep the sunshine around 100% of the time sunday absolute fall beauty. if you want to make it up north you don't have to go far for peek foliage. colors popping all over new england. sunday a big game for us. 68 at gillette and a lot of sunshine. all eyes right now on the tropics. because of hurricane nicole. this is a category 3 hurricane. just downgraded from a category
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but it will potentially be very devastating for bermuda. they are expecting near landfall if not landfall as we get into this afternoon from that powerful storm. a major hurricane still. here's a look at our 7 on 7 forecast. next chance for rain about 30% chance doesn't arrive until monday. bri, thanks so much. big shake up for major bank. ceo of wells fargo is stepping down. what this move means for the the teacher from keen facing charges the alarming thing police say she's doing at school. >> we continue to follow the story from east boston. domestic dispute turning violent when two boston police officers were shot on the job and are in critical condition this morning. stay with 7news for the latest
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>> federal investigator believe the student who suicide. tuesday crash killed him but the ininstructor as well survived. according to investigators that instructor said his student was disgruntled about learning to be a pilot. they fought onboard the plane. the instructor was unable to keep the plane from going down. being able to interview someone in the aircraft it's obvious that's very beneficial to the investigation. the plane went down right near defense contractor that makes jet engine.
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and two suspects in a deadly home invasion that happened in orange are back in massachusetts and now they are set to face murder charges in court. they arrived after 9:00 last night after they were arrested in virginia over the weekend. police say that both heart and smith killed a 95-year-old man. thomas hardy seriously injured his wife johanna after breaking into their home last week. the suspect then stole the victim's car virginia. police found them inside a u hall in a wal-mart parking lot. a registered sex accuser 52-year-old ronald brown. and that he broke into an apartment tied up two women and sexually assaulted one of them. brown has been charged with aggravated rape. kidnapping and betteringliry. the victim told police brown sexually assaulted them then stole their cell phones and laptops tuesday morning. detective arrested brown after
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in one of the victim's bedrooms. still ahead a shocking scare on a busy highway. car swerving around an elderly man just suddenly falls into the middle of the road. two boston police officers caught in the crossfire. stay with 7news as we track the latest on this breaking story. ? ? on social security and medicare,
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heart stopping moment caught on camera in florida. elderly man falling and left lying o ground right in middle of busy road. car simply driving around this man while struggling to get up. a good samaritan stopped to help. he jumped out of his car and helped to save this man's life.
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day and they don't think twice about it. but when he fell on hard times on tuesday. one person was there in his time of need. >> they were just to the point of falling down on the ground. just went over. i'm like oh my goodness. a dash camera recorded the whole thing. . >> as soon as i got in the car. put it on. it's recording. barry was approaching an intersection when he saw the man on his back right there in the midful to road. to make matters worse car were swerving around him. >> m anyone stopping. not just to help him. why don't people stop because there's an old man lying in the road. you can see shaw gets out to help and flags down a couple of drivers to lift up the man. shaw said she's thankful it wasn't worse. he could have easily gotten run over. i asked for help from god every day. when i have an opportunity to help someone else you have to
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injured. >> we learn more about a crash into a rhode island radio station here. what may have triggered this chaotic collision. >> maybe a round of showers on the way for later this afternoon. plus i'll have your updated drought monitor coming up in the forecast. and we continue to track breaking news out of east boston. we're learning more about the background of an armed man who opened fire on police officers inside a home. right now we understand those two officers who were being treated at mass
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it's 9:30 on this thursday. and we start things off with this breaking news out of east boston that we've been tracking all morning. two officers shot responding to a domestic dispute. police say a man armed with an assault rifle opened fire. and this morning the suspect behind that attack has been identified. right now we get an update on the officer's condition. this morning we have team coverage for you starting with victoria warren live in mass general hospital with the late. are out of surgery but still listed in critical condition. the mayor arriving back here at mass general hospital a short time ago. earlier in the morning police commissioner detailed the heroics involved in saving these officers lives zreebing how one police officer actually used his hand and pus his hands inside one of the bullet wounds to stop the bleeding. >> gunshots in east boston.
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their livings. suspect shot and killed. the police commissioner described the two veteran officers walking into an ambush. we heard officers screaming on the radio. 303 which signifies shots fire and an officer down. the officers were screaming. officer down. >> they were responding to gladstone street in east boston. two men were roommates were in some sort of a fight. police found one man armed with an assault rifle and a ballistic vest. po shooting. they have some very serious wounds. they have undergone blood transfusions. they classified as extremely critical. >> there's more ambulances. neighbors told to stay inside. other officers ran into a fire fight to pull their brother officers out. one officer had his hand in one of the wounds. and i think that was instrumental in getting the officer down to mass general.
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and transparent investigation. the district attorney and the mayor rushing to mass general hospital where they joined about 50 police officers and the families of the injured officers in prayer. this job is a tough job. and oftentimes people don't look at the other side of what happened with police officers and you know we're hoping they make a full recovery. >> again the mayor back at mass general hospital checking on those out of surgery but still in critical condition. we know they are veteran police officers one with 12 years on the force the other with 28. live in morning from mass general hospital. victoria warren 7news "today in new england." >> the gunfire shattering a quiet night. people near the shooting ordered inside while police patrolled the area. they weren't clear of the extent of what day were dealing
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oliverio. >> obviously a frightening night for witnesses. you can see this is where that shooting happened on gladstone street in east boston. and neighbor tell us they were outside when they heard all of the gunfire and then saw police swarm in. >> reporter: witnesses scared inside their home capture the gunfire between boston police and a suspect during an intense shootout. others were outside on gladstone street in east when i came out of the house he was popping off still in the house. when i came out. i saw s.w.a.t. run into the house. i backed up. all i heards gunshot. the sound unmistakable. it wasn't separated by seconds. it was like very quick. like rapid fire. as police searched for a second suspect they ordered a shelter in place. it's scary. because especially when i saw
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must be looking. i was really scared. i didn't know what to expect. i wanted to get off the street. i didn't know what would happen. for those still outside they didn't know what was going on. only that the situation seemed extremely serious as police and s.w.a.t. went door to door. >> i walked up the step and the whole street swarmed with cops. s.w.a.t. there were dozens of cops. i saw there are people with shotguns that were right in my i saw a riot shield. >> it wasn't long after that when neighbors found out two officers were shot and a suspect was killed. a nightmare playing out in real life ride in front of them. started holding my friends hand. i was so scared. >> i was shaking really bad. i've never like heard something like that before. i was like i don't know what will happen. and to see the police run up the street like that with guns. it was insane.
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you can see crime scene tape remains up. plates remain at the scene. that shelter in place has been lifted. people who live here now are just hoping that those two officers recover. nicole oliverio 7news "today in new england." as the investigation continuing we're learning more about the suspect. >> in fact he was a registered constable in the city of boston. so let's go to dan hausle. >> this suspect was a here in boston and online profile from a man matching the name also said he was a bounty hunter for private firm which he described himself as founder. he's identified by boston police as kirk figueroa. 33 years old. a constable in the city of boston. figueroa was sworn in just back in july. before he was sworn in the city clerk told me figueroa would have gone through extensive criminal background check. a check done by the boston police department. a constable in the city of
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may and was sworn in, in july. constable serves warrant or any other kind of legal document. they can carry a badge in some cases make arrests so the job doesn't give them the right to carry a gun. that's a separate issue. in the newsroom. dan hausle. 7news. good information. boston police they raised for the rescue. now the nine police officers treated at tufts medical center have been released j jennifer eagan has more on that. as police and suspect exchanged gunfire two officers stepped into danger to save their comrades. 22 of the officers dragged their fellow officers out of the line of fire. so they were in a protected zone. and the officers continued to
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ambulances rushed to gladstone street in east boston. police on scene did what they could to help the two officers who were shot. >> the officers with a wounded officers were able to quickly administer first aid. apply a tourniquet. one officer had his hand in one of the wounds. i think that was instrumental in getting the officer down to mass general quickly. >> in addition to the two with either minor injury or to deal with the stress of being involved in the shooting. we had a chance to talk to all or most officers involved. they did a good job making sure they were able to do what they had to do as police officers in the city of boston. both commissioner evans and marty walsh expressed their spried in the brave action of the city's police force. >> this job is tough job. oftentimes people don't look at
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here to tuft's medical center have been released. boston police officers were told that roll call this incident is reminder of just how dangerous their jobs are and to remember that every day. in boston. jennifer eagan. 7news "today in new england." don't forget you can keep it right here on 7 for the latest on the police shooting and the officers conditions. when we're not on air you can get the latest updates online at whdh.com. okay we want to get a check now of our wth it's a warm start of the day. but some of the clouds bri, have been hanging around. >> yeah. kris mostly cloudy day for us. temperatures are fairly mild. we're nearing 60 degrees in most spots. all right there norwood. 61 right now. new bedford at 60. 55 in worcester and if we can get more peeks of the sunshine coming into play as we head into midday then we will warm the temperatures up to near 70
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the midwest and the great lakes. and that's going to bring us some showers as we get into later this afternoon early evening hours. it looks like our best chance to pick up any rain will be between 4 and 6:00 p.m. still only a 30% chance for us. some of us miss out on this completely. not a lot of beneficial rainfall before we clear things out and ensure that the sunshine sticks around all weekend long. i'll have closer look at that weekend forecast to come in just a few minutes new this morning. bob prize. the musician was awarded a nobel prize in literature for his songs and lyrics. dillon's songs become anthems for the anti war and civil right movement. dillon the first musician to win that award. >> 7news now turning to a major move by the second largest bank in the country the ceo of wells fargo stepping down effective immediately. it all comes after the bank was
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legally opening customer account. the bank announced the ceo will retire effective immediately. the new ceo tim sloan telling cnbc that stump believed it was time to go. >> he felt the focus on him was becoming a distraction and hindrance to the operation of the business. stump had been embroiled in firestorm of wells fargo found to have opened millions of accounts without permission from customers. more than 5,000 wells fargo employees lost their jobs. when called to capitol hill stump apologized. >> i am deeply sorry that we failed to fullfill on our responsementability to our customer and team members and to the american public. but lawmakers wanted more than apology. >> if you returned one nickel of the money you earned while this
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>> i will take that as no. 43-year veteran forfeit 41 million in stock award. compensation estimate he will walk away with more than 137 million. >> senator warren unleashed on twitter saying stump should return all of the money the company made from that scam and he is not taking responsibility. >> keen high schoo facing charge after she allegedly did drugs in school. officer arrested diane delisle on wednesday. her coworker call police in august saying she had been using drugs. police say that she had a cut off straw a pill grinder and a bag of white powder. right now she's free on bail. new details about an accident in woonsocket, rhode island. driver crashed into the radio station and was driving drunk.
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and the crash didn't effect programming at the radio station. officers are still looking for two boom who were spotted running from the scene of the crash. still ahead. taking on terrorist. we sit down with a top police officer to talk about the new face of terrorism. and we track hurricane nicole. the major hurricane headed straight toward bermuda. and possibly making landfall within the next couple of hours. the latest on that, ahead in the
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all eyes in the weather department on hurricane nicole. earlier a category four hurricane still a major hurricane but now a cat 3 about 50 miles south-southwest of the island of bermuda. and this could prove to be very devastating for bermuda as we make through the next couple of hours. not expected to make technical landfall nevertheless the eye strongest winds are passing very close to that island if not right on top of it. tracking that closely within the next couple of hours remaining a major hurricane through the day today. and not being downgraded or not expected to be down graded to cat 2 until we head into the overnight hours. back here closer to home. mostly cloudy skies. we had patchy drizzle.
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still may nothing what come after the cold front and clearing sky. let's walk you through the time line here as we make it into midday. i think those cloud pulling apart even more to reveal some more sunshine and that will give the temperatures a good boost nearing 70 degrees for most locations. maybe into the low 70s. relatively warm afternoon for us. and then the cold front sweeps through as we make it into the afternoon hours late afternoon. 4:00, 6:00 our best chance to showers but it doesn't look like a lot of rainfall. maybe a couple of few hundreds of an inch on the way. clearing skies after it. it's a dry weekend. and beautiful weekend but we could use the rainfall. however, drought monitor was updated earlier this morning. and the good news is that this extreme drought condition that did extend all the way through southern eastern massachusetts are rain last sunday bummed out plans but also took out all of
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want to see comparison of that i posted on twitter page. we're still, though, boflt worcester anywhere from 9 to 10 inch below average. a long ways to go. every little bit helps. current temperature closing in on 60 degrees in most spots. i think our eyes this afternoon as i mention very close to 70 if not into the low 70s. a good apple picking day. leaf picking as we head into the weekend that continues for us. cooler tomorrow. maybe look at this weekend warming things up on sunday as we keep the sunshine around. and we're into peek foliage all the way throughout new england. so looking fantastic enjoy the sunshine this weekend wince we didn't have it last week. here's the 7 on 7 forecast. next chance doesn't arrive until monday. still ahead on 7news "today in new england." national security trying a new tactic to combat terrorism,
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pennsylvania. more complex and devastating with new digital component. group k like isisy send the call to jihad out electronically. the threat we face now is what we call crowd sources terrorism. involves individuals who were inside the united states but inspired by terrorism causing overseas. he's the youngest and longest serving head of the national security mit and granted 7 new a rare tv interview to discuss some of the most terror threat we face today. including cyberterror. there's been hacks of rnc, the d this c and i think some people out there are saying could these cyberterrorist the hackers influence our presidential election? we take very seriously the idea that a foreign power might try to influence even if they can't but if they just wanted to try
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that very seriously and it would demand a response. >> is it fair to say the fight against terrorism is new normal? >> i hate the phrase the new normal. to me it's never going to be normal and it's never going to be acceptable for a single one of our family members or a friends to be killed by up with of the more lend ois group. whatever the threat or danger. a sense of reassurance confidence thanks in large part following attack here. bft set an example for the country and how community can get back on its feet. we need to be vigilant. but we can and we will defeat this threat. reannounced retiring this fall. he will work in the private sector still offering his knowledge and instinct into fighting the ongoing war on terror. in our newsroom adam williams 7news. >> up next we'll have an update
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boston. who police says behind this attack and the latest on the
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the outside corporate interests bankrolling question two are trying to deceive you. here's the truth: every time a new charter school opens, it drains money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million just last year - according to the state's own data. which means real cuts to our kids - in arts, technology, ap classes, pre-school, bus service and more.
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join them in voting no on question two. >> we're back this morning just recapping today breaking news. two boston police officers are now out of surgery alternate mass general. they were shot last night responding to domestic incident between two male the 33-year-old suspect shot and killed by police was a constable in boston. and online profile matching his name also indicates he was bounty hunter as well. when they showed up he was armed with assault rifle and wearing ballistic vest. the officers stepped into the line of fire. two other ones to pull out the injured ones. those officers are out of surgery. they are still. critical condition. nine other officers were treated
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released. dick donahue injured in the boston marathon bombing tweeted this message about the shooting this morning quote hoping the fight continues and wounded officer fully recover. stay strong boston police hashtag boston. the boston police department also tweeted something out writing to all who have offered prayers and expressed support and concern for our officers, please know we hear you. and thank you. tough day for them. >> absolutely. the department saying if any you would please offer a prayer for the officers. we're going to switch gear and give a check of your forecast one last time before we go and bri eggers is in for kris. we have mild temperature today. late afternoon to earliening shower right around for the evening commute. not a bad idea to have umbrella on standby. lots of sunshine. big pats game sunday. looks mild and mostly sunny for it. >> i'm christa delcamp.
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