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at gillette this season. >> sarah: and a double-digit difference. a new poll is giving us a look at how donald trump's controversial comments about women is impacting voters. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. on a roll. >> sarah: it is beautiful. i hope this sticks around for a while. where >> bri: it is still fall. daylight we're losing. sunrise 7:00 a.m. the sun is setting before the 6:00 p.m. hour. we're just under three weeks away from the end of daylight savings time, which means three weeks from yesterday we will see the sun set at 4:31 p.m. the good news is it feels like summer, not just today, but tomorrow and wednesday, as well, albeit warm but also breezy. fall is still here. head of the charles coming up
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days until halloween. we'll let you know when it will feel more like fall coming up in a few minutes. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy monday to you. here's a look at the zakim bridge. if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning, no issues on the roads. let's go to the maps. heading into town on 93 or 91, some work crews out there. they will wrap things up as we head into the 5:00 hour. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, just ten minutes. a lot of green south of town. no issues on route route 3. problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike this morning. and route 2 and 3 looking good. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. just 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. no delays on the roads. the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. let's begin with breaking news from overseas.
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has now started. the country's prime minister announcing troops have begun attacks in mosul, and they're starting with heavy air strikes. the city is isis's last major stronghold in iraq, and a million civilians still remain there. the u.s. is providing air strikes and artillery. we'll keep you posted on this story. >> sarah: happening today, convicted child rapist freed after nearly 30 years behind bars set to face a judge. his release caused controversy in a weymouth community. richard gardner was friday. >> christa: so he's wanted on charges out of rhode island. he's a fugitive from justice. let's head out live for more. here's 7's victoria warren. good morning, vicki. >> victoria: good morning. he is scheduled to appear before a judge in boston today. that's when we're expected to learn more about exactly why he was arrested. richard gardner is a convicted child rapist, and he was recently released after dozen of years behind bars. he's convicted of crimes in both
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and this weekend he was arrested as a fugitive from justice from rhode island. he was picked up from thats be homeless shelter. they say he violated his parole, but we don't know exactly how. he moved to the homeless shelter after originally moving back in with his parents in weymouth, but his presence at his parents' home prompted outrage from the neighborhood. so in the short weeks since he was released from prison, he's had a few run-ins with police. in weymouth police were called. he was accus neighbor's yard. police say that's something they're investigating. there were no charges related to that. and in quincy, he was cited after quincy police say he illegally went into a public library. again, he's going to go before a judge here in boston later today. that's when we should learn more about exactly why he was arrested over the weekend. live this morning from south boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: a man will be facing a judge today in connection with a stabbing in plymouth, new hampshire.
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williams stabbed three people on winter street saturday night. one of the victims remains in hospital in stable condition. williams has been charged with second-degree assault. >> christa: right now police up in lawrence are looking for a suspect in a shooting there. officers say one person was shot, and it was on haverhill street. so far no word on the victim's condition this morning. >> sarah: firefighters are trying to determine what caused a big fire in the become bay. cell phone video shows the scene from sunday. investigators say the worth of damage. the flames damaged a basement restaurant, a first-floor art gallery and some apartments. the fire appears to have started in the basement of the newbury street building. no one was hurt. >> christa: and there are reports of gunfire in revere. this morning a total of six people have now been taken into custody in connection with them. this happened on francis street this morning. so as officers investigated, the
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people living nearby hid inside. >> we got woken up, and then someone, one of the policemen came up, and he actually came into our home and upstairs and looked through the window upstairs. >> reporter: did they tell you anything? >> nothing. >> christa: so far police haven't made any arrest, but their investigation is still happening. >> sarah: tom brady is home. the pats' q.b. returning to season, picking up right where he left off. among dismantling the bengals to improve to 5-1. fans are loving every second. let's go live to 7's john cuoco at gillette stadium with more on the happy home coming. >> john: sarah, welcome back braid eye, right? it was a big return for t.b. 12 at gillette stadium. fans let him know they were happy to see him again. tom brady back in foxborough, and just like old times, he had
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we always get great crowds. they were no different. >> john: appearing in his first home game since serving his four-game suspension, brady's bunch had trouble getting in a group but eventually started firing on all cylinders against the bengals, brady tossing three touchdown passes. >> it took us a little time to figure out how to get our guys open. once we did that, it was good. we got, you know, the ball to a bunch of different guys. >> john: t.b. target on sunday, rob gronkowski, who finished with 162 receiving yards, setting a career high. >> most important to me is getting the win, and it was a great team win overall. >> john: during the game, brady also completed the 5,000th pass of his nfl career, and the 39-year-old q.b. doesn't intend on slowing down any time soon. >> i love being here. i love being quarterback of this team. hopefully i can do it for a long time. >> john: fans are hoping for the same thing.
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more wins this season. >> we really missed him the first three home games. having him back means a lot to us. to have him back, it just feels right. >> we're going to the super bowl, baby. go, pats! tom brady is back. >> john: next up for the pats, the steelers, in pittsburgh on sunday. live in foxborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right, john. thank you. new details this morning on those two officers who were shot in east boston. right now b are recovering in the hospital. richard cintolo and matt morris were seriously hurt. they were shot responding to a domestic disturbance last week. the officers remain in critical but stable condition at mass general hospital right now. and the prudential tower was shining bright in blue to honor those officers and the entire police department. the boston police patrolman's association tweeted out a thank you for the ongoing support. >> sarah: the presidential election now just 22 days away.
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clinton with a big lead over donald trump. she now stands at 48%. trump is 11 points behind at 37%. and this morning the intensity surrounding the election is building in the final weeks of the race. 7's kris anderson is here now with more. >> kris: coming down that final stretch, sarah. donald trump continues fighting back as even more women come forward with allegations that the republican candidate inappropriately touched them in the past. donald trump saying he's a victim in a rally donald >> it's not hard the find a small, handful of people willing to make false smears for personal fame, who knows, maybe for financial reasons. >> kris: this after more women come forward accusing him of assault inch 2007, summer zervos was looking for a job after being on season five of the apprentice. she first met with trump in new york. >> he again touched me on the
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>> kris: later she agreed to meet trump again in california. >> he embraced me, and i tried to push him away. i pushed his chest to put space between us, and i said, "come on, man, get real." he repeated my words back to me, "get real," as he began pressing his genitals to me. >> kris: she said she felt she had to come forward after hearing trump on those "access hollywood" tape, but trump denies this allegation, arguing she continued to ask him for year. kristin anderson told the "washington post" that trump groped her in the early '90s in a new york city club. >> the person on my right, who unbeknownst to me at that time, was donald trump, put their hands up my skirt. >> kris: the campaign strongly denies this allegation, too. vice president joe biden appearing on "meet the press" speaking out about the alleged
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said is the textbook definition of sexual assault. >> kris: meanwhile, president obama calling out a trump supporter who crashed his rally for hillary clinton. >> if you're confident about the other guy, just go to his rallies. >> kris: late last week donald trump said he has proof that the allegations that he groped a woman on an airplane 30 years ago are false. a british man who was on that flight says it never happened. his proof, he says he has a photographic memory. kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: a republican party office in north carolina targeted by vandals. someone threw a flammable bottle through the office's window. a nearby window was also painted with the words, "nazi republicans leave town or else." hillary clinton tweeted about the incident saying it was horrible and unacceptable. stay with 7news on air and on line for coverage for the race for the white house. dan hausle will be in las vegas with live reports on the final
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we have lots of news ahead for you on this monday. a 12-year-old is being hailed a hero out in western mass. how she raced to the rescue after four women apparently overdosed on heroin. >> sarah: plus a dramatic video captures police and bystanders heroically rescue manning trapped in a burning car. >> christa: and the age-old question: who did it better. >> sarah: i love this series. it's back and it's bri eggers doing it. this is a petty cab showdown. >> bri: you want to say it like, yeah, yeah, city cab here. a mild day ahead of us. we warm into the mid-07s and we don't stop there. >> danielle: go, bri, go! if your getting ready to head out the door, things looking good on the expressway. both the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on schedule. we'll be right back.
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>> christa: all right. you happy to be back at work? >> yeah, you know, that wake-up call at 3:30 a.m., bri, but i have to tell you, the weather is beautiful. >> bri: absolutely gorgeous. i made it out to castle island and saw the kite surfers. ou guys cruise. we had the good breeze kicking in. that was ushering in milder air. 64 right now in boston. that's warmer than our average high temperature for this time of year. that tells you, if we're starting in the 60s, how warm it will be this afternoon. we do start with some cloud cover. we can't rule out a light spot shower. you can see those little green blips on the radar that are passing through there, but the chance for showers holds off again until we hit this evening, and it's still only about a 20% chance. let me show you what's happening
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we do have this cold front that was trying to bring us those showers last night. but the cold air doesn't have a chance to really settle into the picture. in fact, we have a warm front that's going to lift through, could bring us some clouds as we move through tuesday and into wednesday, as well. it's not fully sunny. but it is warm. and the temperatures just keep going up and up tuesday and wednesday into the low 80s for many of us. it will start to feel like summer. so let's run through our time line for today. i think the clouds will be here, a throughout the entire day. but by 9:00 a.m., we're in the low 60s. we're into the low 70s by lunchtime, maybe a patio lunch in store for you. 3:00 into the mid-70s for many of us. a sea breeze keeping the coastal location, cape and the islands a touch cooler. here's that spot shower that i talked about getting into the evening commute time. it's only a 20% chance by the time you have the umbrella out you won't need it anymore. so i don't even think you need to bring it along today.
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coastline. 70 to 76. here are our highs for today. coastline a touch cooler with that sea breeze, but kick those numbers out and bring in summer. we're into the low 80s away from the coastline tomorrow, near record temperatures in store for us. you could do some apple picking today, but you won't need that extra layer. my recommendation would be lunch alfresco or perhaps even hitting the links. we're bringing back the golf forecast because why not. maybe even the beach forecast i morning. mostly cloudy tonight. slight chance of those isolated showers. it's mild again, 55 to 60, and tomorrow boosting those temperatures up and bringing in a breeze. if you forget that it's fall, just take a look around. beautiful colors, maybe you did some apple picking or leaf peeping this weekend. it was a fantastic one for it. here's a look at my 7 on 7 forecast. enjoy it now. soak it all up. all of that warmth and that warm breeze today, wednesday, because it looks like unsettled weather
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>> christa: okay. wherebri, thank you. cell phone video shows witnesses scrambling to help after an s.u.v. careened off the highway and burst enter flames. this was in palm day florida sunday. the driver didn't want help. he was pushing them away. two police officers used a taser on the driver and then cuffed him in order to actually physically get him out. at least six ppl human chain to get the driver to safety, as well. a good samaritan making a risky rescue in washington. a man was at a beach in west seattle during the remnant of a typhoon. the waves got to be too much. you see the man starting to struggle a little bit. welk eventually two rescuers came to his aid. they helped to pull him out. the windsurfer says he's always going out in the wild weather and he has 3 years of experience, but firefighters
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storm can be extremely dangerous. >> sarah: coming up next on 7news, the grandmother of a child shot in roxbury over the weekend is speaking out. >> christa: and elizabeth warren giving an impassioned speech for hillary clinton. the massachusetts senator calling on donald trump to
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>> christa: all right. get excited. started off your monday morning with a smile. >> sarah: so every week, this girl, bri, taking on a celebrity or athlete in a new challenge. >> bri: to get things rolling this morning, my challenger and i are seeing if we have what it takes to being a petty cab driver. you have to pay attention because you're going to decide
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he's if last line of defense as the goalkeeper for the new england revolution, but this week he's on the offense, looking to score a who did it better title. the challenge, navigate through an obstacle course used to train petty cab drivers. how familiar are you with petty cabs? >> been in a couple, never driven one. >> bri: my problem, as well. before we were given driving ropes. >> this is as much about speed as precision. >> bri: we have to make our way through cones and also a maze of golf balls. >> the idea here is not to hit anything. >> bri: and over wood plank, all while trying to not spill a a cup of water. three, two, one, hit it! petty cab, petty cab. can you kick this into gear, please, i mean, really rev up the engine. see what i did there? >> good pun. >> bri: really close.
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>> bri: you almost had that. there's a little water here. i don't think i hit any golf balls yet. oh, my gosh. i have my work cut out for me. that was really good. >> that's got to be some kind of a record. >> bri: how do you turn the lights on in this bad boy? >> three, two, one, let's go! >> bri: you guys, we're going so fast right now. [screaming] i got it. it's not as easy as i >> no. >> bri: how do i change gears? don't hit the ball. this is the hard part. here we come. >> oh, my. that's pretty good. very impressive. >> bri: in the end brad finished with a time of 1:23. the casualties, two cones with his water dipping just below the line. i came in a few seconds slower at 1:34, taking down a cone. or two.
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the way. so it was a lot of fun. maybe in the a petty cab future as far as driving one, but riding in one for sure. ism i think he had an advantage on you, muscles. >> bri: no red solo cups were harmed in the filming of that challenge. it was a lot of fun, but i felt like the road runner. my legs could not lose any faster. >> sarah: you looked good doing it, girl. >> bri: now it's up to you to decide who did it better. head over the whdh.com and make sure you vote because we will have the results tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. >> christa: and keep in mind, this was not a fair matchup. all right. coming up next at 5:30, a little boy who could not wait. where his mother went into labor. >> sarah: and why the mbta is waving hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines against keolis after the record-breaking winter of 2015.
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>> sarah: breaking news now at 5:30, the battle for mosul. iraqi-led forces begin a military campaign to take back the city from isis. >> christa: and a group of springfield parents left their kids home alone to get high on heroin. illegal overdose right in front of them. how one little girl was able to help save them. >> sarah: and a deadly drive in lakeville. one person is killed and three others seriously hurt after two >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: we're back at it. it's monday. thanks for waking up with us. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's get a check of the forecast. bri eggers in this morning. a beautiful, gorgeous weekend, bri. >> bri: wonderful weekend. it just kept getting better. it doesn't stop there. it will get even better heading through the next couple few days. current temperatures, amazing, 64 in boston. it's actually warmer than our average high for this time of year. 57 in worcester.
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degree, maybe. light jacket really up to the kiddos at the bus stop this morning. outdoor recess around lunchtime, 70 degrees. and into the mid-70s away from the coastline as we get into this afternoon. we will break out the sunshine, but i think it's a mix of clouds and sun through today and through the next couple days. but there are 80-degree temperatures in the forecast. more on that to come in just a bit. >> christa: okay. let's get back out on the roads. here's danielle gersh with the latest. >> danielle: good morning, everyone. here's a look at the expressway. it's not too bad yet. only ten minutes from braintree into boston. let's go to the maps. south of town not watching any issues on route 3, 24 or 95. problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike this morning. route 2 and 3 looking fine. 93 still fine back to 495. no issues heading into boston on route 1. take a look at 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.
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bridge 11 minutes. so no delays yet on the roads. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news. the battle to take back iraq's second-largest city from isis has begun. the country's prime minister announced troops have started the attacks of mosul starting with heavy air strikes. the city is isis's last major stronghold in iraq. one million civilians remain. there the u.s. is providing air strikes and artillery. stories. a convicted rapist from weymouth will face a judge today. richard gardner was arrested at a homeless shelter in south boston on friday after the u.s. marshal's service in rhode island says he violated his parole. residents in weymouth were outraged when he moved into his parents' home after serving 27 years behind bars for raping young boys. firefighters are trying to determine what caused a big fire in the back bay. investigators say the fire caused an estimated $900,000
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the names damaged a basement restaurant, a first-floor art gallery, and some apartments. thankfully no one was hurts. >> christa: new this morning, a child racing to the rescue in springfield after four women apparently overdosed on heroin. let's go to 7's kris anderson with more on this story. kris? >> kris: christa, officials say the group of women apparently had gone out before returning home, and that's when they overdosed, having left a group of preteens alone at that house. a from this home in springfield sunday after finding her mother and three other women unresponsive. >> it's happening more and more every day. >> kris: when emergency crews arrived, they found two women had pulses, the other two did not. police say they had apparently overdosed on heroin. >> i see the police and the ambulance. >> kris: all four were giving the opiate-reversal drug narcan. the women quickly became alert
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drug paraphernalia found inside the home will be tested to see if the heroin was mixed. concerned neighbors say it's alarming to see the opioid epidemic hit so close to home. >> it's scary. this is a quiet neighborhood. you would think people would not do that, but how many cases has there been where the parents are passed out and the kids are sitting there behind them just... the whole thing is awful. it really is a bad epidemic. it's got to stop. >> it's killing people like crazy. people aren't thinking about it. >> kris: police have notified the department of children and families. right now no charges have been filed against these women. that is the latest live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: new details now. the grandmother of the toddler shot in roxbury speaking out. the two-year-old was sitting in a car seat when a bullet possibly meant for her father
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the girl's grandmother says she wants people in the neighborhood to speak out if they know something but says they are afraid of retribution. she spoke to the "globe" saying, "i wish the young people, the youth around here, would take life a little more seriously. this retaliation thing, this back and forth, become and forth, she's going to be three in january. she doesn't have any sense of all this violence going down." >> christa: also this morning, police are investigating a deadly drive that happened in wakefield. investigators say that a 77ea this crash. it involved two motorcycles and a car. it happened on sunday morning at highland road. three other people were seriously hurt. people who live nearby say the way the road was constructed has led to similar crashes. >> i heard the sound of a crash, and i knew, you know, something had happened because we get a lot of crashes on this corner. >> i'm sorry for the families and everybody vod.
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said what exactly led up to that crash. three people recovering this morning after a dangerous drive that happened in halifax. police say two cars collided head-on yesterday afternoon on franklin street. one of the victims was actually trapped inside. all three victims were rushed to the hospital and no word on their conditions so far today. >> sarah: happening later today, the third annual under-30 begins in boston. several big names will be in the city to speak as features, jessica richard branson and ashton kutcher. the summit brings together thousands of entrepreneurs and it wraps up tomorrow. >> christa: a lone turkey causing some traffic trouble in somerville. drivers on 93 south reported seeing this turkey trying the cross the road right near exit 28. police say the little guy backed up traffic for about an hour. eventually the animal rescue league helped to remove it. >> sarah: a baby boy was born on the mass pike last night.
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they say the framingham couple pulled over on the pike when the mother went into labor. boston e.m.s. responded, but the baby couldn't wait. he was been right there in the ambulance. we hear these stories over and over again. >> christa: life in the fast lane. 5:36. still ahead, a country music star hitting all the right notes here in boston. why he met with some young, special fans. >> sarah: elizabeth warren clucking mad, talking tough while campaigning for hillary clinton. >> christa: the holidays will be here before you know it. if you travel between thanksgiving and new year's, you know it can be so pricy. the best time to get you fight. we'll have details coming up. >> bri: really? is it that close? because according to our current temperatures, we're ready for summer. we warm things up into the low 80s. the forecast is ahead.
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happy monday to you. here's a look at the braintree split. things starting to slow down. for the most part you're in good shape if you're getting ready to head out the door. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule.
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let's take a look at what's trending today. vets making a rescue in zimbabwe. the wild animal got a tire stuck over its snout. some park workers had to tranquilize the rhino known as mark before working to get the tire removed. he woke up and promptly grabbed a snack. he's hungry. the tire was reportedly dumped enter a watering hole at the recreational park. that's how it happened. >> sarah: high school students launching some pumpkins during a competition in buffalo. nine teams competed in distance
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weekend. the event encouraged students to use their math and science skills to launch the pumpkins with a catapult. one pimp kin traveling nearly 500 feet. >> christa: and a country music singer visiting some special fans at the house of blues in boston. eric pathway was in town for a concert. he invited patients from jocelyn diabetes center to meet him. he himself is diabetic. he even compared glucose numbers with one how he keeps his numbers in check while performing. nice voice. >> sarah: yeah. everything you need the know and go is coming up next. why the mbta is forgiving part of their fines for keolis following the brutal winter of 2015. >> reporter: and a convicted child rapist whose release prompted outrage is arrested again. >> christa: and crunching the numbers, how cambridge native
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>> sarah: all right. 5:45 on this monday morning. take a live look outside. it's time now for everything you need the start your day off right. >> christa: it gets dark so early. bri, enough about that. let's talk about the forecast. >> bri: that's good news for
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earlier. sunrise this morning at 7:00 a.m. current temperature 64 in boston. i have to tell you, i was surprised by this. even though i put together forecast and i knew where these numbers would be this morning, it's been a while since they've been there. so a very mild start. maybe a light jacket. but it comes home crumpled up in the backpack this afternoon as we warm things up into the mid-70s away from the coastline. i think a mix of clouds and sun making it through today. we start out with more clouds than sunshine. they are moving out o we break out the warm sunshine, and we will warm things up. 70 to 76. coolest temperatures along the coastline with a sea breeze that kicks in for us. now, here's the bigger picture. we have this cool front that really wants to make its way in here, but it just sort of bumps on through to our north and doesn't allow for the cold air to settle in. then a warm front starts to lift to the northeast, an we really boost those temperatures up. it's warm today.
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wednesday, as well. so running through the temperature and time line radar time line for today, we're into the mid to upper 60s by 10:00 a.m. and then for lunchtime today, maybe alfresco for you, low 70s. you see those clouds start to filter back in here for the afternoon hours. then into the evening commute, while we keep things mild, we can't rule out the chance for a spot shower. i think about a 20% chance that we see it. it's not beneficial rainfall by the time you pull the umbrella out, you won't need it. highs today as mid-70s and tomorrow even warmer for us. low 80s away from the coastline. boston could make it up to 80 degrees. not out of the question for that to happen. let's break out the forecast for us, not just for today, but tomorrow and wednesday, as well. you have any sick days left to use? i don't know about that. i wouldn't condone that kind of behavior, but nice through the next couple days. mostly sunny for us tomorrow, warm, 75 to 81, but if you feel like you've forgotten that it is
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until we fall back with the clocks as daylight savings time ends. unsettled weather on the way for us as we head into 2 end of the week. how much rain and exactly when still some details we need the nail down. see you in a bit. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy monday to you. here's a look at the expressway. starting to slow down. let's go to the maps because we're also watching our first accident in the morning. that's in weymouth on route 3 northbound. it's right at route 18 heading in and out of town on the pike this morning, no issues. route 2 and 3 looking fine. 93 still pretty much fine. and heading into boston on route 1, all green. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 16 minutes on the expressway northbound. 93 southbound, 128 through the zakim bridge, also 12 minutes. no delays there, the "t" and
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schedule. >> christa: all right. happening today, a convicted while rapist freed after nearly 30 years behind bars is now set to face a judge. and his release has caused major controversy in a community in weymouth. richard gardner was arrested at a homeless shelter ins be on friday. >> sarah: he was wanted on charges out of rhode island as a fugitive from justice. victoria warren is live now with more. vicki? >> victoria: a lot of questions about exactly what this is all about. bute a judge today. that's when we should learn more about exactly why he was arrested. richard gardner is a convicted child rapist. recently released after dozens of years behind bars. he was convicted of crimes in both massachusetts and rhode island, and this weekend he was arrested as a fugitive from justice from rhode island. he was picked up from as be homeless shelter. they say that he violated his parole, but we den know exactly how. he moved to that shelter after
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but his presence may have prompted outrage from the neighborhood. and in the short weeks since his release, he has had several run-ins with police officers, police in weymouth were called and neighbors accused him of peeping into their yard. there were no charges filed, and that was investigated and in quincy he was cited. police there say he illegally went into a public library. again, here in south boston, he's expected to go before a judge later today o out of rhode island. we should learn more about what type of probation violation he's facing then. live from south boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: 5:49. new this morning, a report says the mbta has now agreed to waive more than half of the fine issued against keolis for all the trouble during the winter of 2015. on the "t." so the mbta initially fined keolis, which runs the commuter rail, $1.7 million, however, according to the "globe," a
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officials decided to forgive about $839,000 of those fiengs. keolis says the forgiven fines were for violations not related to winter service, including dirty trains and not having enough trains in service. >> sarah: right now eight students from the college of the atlantic and bar harbor maine are recovering after the van they were riding in crashed in north thorndike, maine. police say the driver failed to yield to oncoming traffic and one person was airlifted to the hospital. the others suffered non-life-threatening injuries injuries. police continue to investigate a deadly amtrak train accident in east greenwich, rhode island. the train was heading from boston to washington, d.c., when it hit a person attempting to cross the tracks. that person was killed. trainer is vuz was delayed for several hours while authorities investigated. no one on the train was hurt. >> christa: the election countdown now standing at 22 days.
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warren getting animated at a rally for hillary clinton, talking about donald trump's refusal to release his tax returns. >> the big, brave donald trump is too chicken to release his tax returns. [clucking] >> christa: warren also slamming republican nominees during the first presidential debate where he said he was smart for not paying taxes. the united states and gre new economic sanctions on syria and russia because of their involvement in aleppo. so after a meeting in london, secretary of state john kerry said that crimes against humanity were occurring daily in aleppo, calling for russia and syria to stop their air strikes. >> sarah: happening today, the trial is set to get under way in a defamation lawsuit against "rolling stone" magazine over a discredited article about a rape at the university of virginia.
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than $8 million in connection with an article written in 2014. she says the magazine wrote that she convinced a woman to not report that she was allegedly gang raped in 2012. the story was retracted several months later after police found no evidence of rape. opening statements in the defamation lawsuit against penn state will be held today. former assistant football coach is suing the school for more than $4 million because he claimed the school let him go for helpi jerry sandusky for raping young boys. he reported allegedly seeing sandusky having sex with a little boy in a shower back in 2001. >> christa: checking news from cross country now, four alabama police officers are recovering after a violent stand groff. officers say they approached a man when he became aggressive and then threw a rock at a patrol car. he allegedly punched the officers and deputies before locking himself inside the cruiser.
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area hospital. >> sarah: police in san diego are investigating a deadly accident. officers say a truck went flying off a bridge, falling nearly 60 feet into a crowd of people on saturday. four people were killed. nine were injured. the driver was arrested and is facing drunk driving charges. >> christa: olympic sprinter tyson gay is mourning the loss of his daughter who was shot and killed early sunday morning in kentucky, just 15 years old. trinity gay was shot in the neck while she was at a fasod shooting at each other and sadly the teenager was caught in the cross fire. >> sarah: taking a look at wild weather across the country now. thailand still without -- parts of the northwest still without power after a typhoon. >> christa: and hurricane matthew has caused $1.5 billion in damage. north carolina was the
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matthew killed 24 people. >> sarah: topping the buzz, cambridge native ben affleck topping the weekend box office. his new movie "the accountant" taking the top spot in its opening weekend, raking in nearly $25 million. and number two, kevin hart's live performance "what now." emily blount's "the girl on the train" finished in third. tom brady's daughter was excited about her dad's big return to gillette. look at this. his photo. she's cheering on the crowd as fans hold up the pink signs for breast cancer awareness month. brady himself posting another fake newspaper. for the first time brady is included in the image. the headline reads, "pats bite bengals, with the q.b. biting a tiger's paw." >> christa: holidays will be here before you know it. which means making all those
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nearly 75% of americans are traveling between thanksgiving and christmas this year. you can get tickets cheapest if you book now. experts suggest grabbing early morning flights and try flying on the day of the actual holiday, however, prepare the pay up for christmas flights because it's on a sunday this year. a catch there. holiday shoppers expected to spend more money this year, but at the same time, they'll be on the lookout for major deals. in a survey, 81% of people said they're going first before heading to the stores. very smart. our smartest shopper among us, by the way, is kris anderson. i don't buy anything without consulting him first. >> sarah: he knows where all the deals and steals, everything is, bri. >> bri: have you seen his book of coupons. he has a binder full of coupons. he's always clipping them. you haven't seen that? it's comfortable today. it's warm this afternoon, and it's even warmer through the next couple days. near record highs on the way for us. the return of summer for a
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the end of this week. hopefully we can squeeze out some much-needed rainfall. >> sarah: stay with us. >> christa: we'll be right
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ditch the misery. let's end this. >> christa: breaking news, a new battle beginning against isis and iraq. the u.s.-led operation to take back the last stronghold. >> sarah: a convicted sex offender causing concern on the south shore, heading back to court. we should learn more about the charges he's facing. >> christa: and a newbury street brownstone going up in flames. the damage done the homes and
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headquarters firebomb. political figures condemning the attack. >> christa: and the patriots getting it done, getting their fifth win of the season. >> christa: >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: it's 6:00 a.m. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. gorgeous weekend weather-wise, bri. is that going to stick around? >> bri: if you like this weekend, you'll like today even more, and it just keeps getting better as we kick off the first half of this week. look at these current temperatures. 63 ist we drop back another degree. we've got some upper 50s north and west of the metro area. still even our current temperature right now is warmer than our average high temperature for this time of year. that puts it into perspective for you. we know we're warming it up by the time we head into this afternoon. the jacket the kiddos wore to the bus stop comes home crumpled up. we'll move the clouds out slowly but surely. i think by mid-day and into the early afternoon, it's more nine than cloud cover before the
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if you plan on hitting the links the next couple days. great days to do it. even warmer and we'll have more details on that warming trend to come in just a few minutes. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy monday. heading into town, not looking too bad. let's go to the maps. 93 and route 1678 we're not seeing any issues. south of town, braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway, ten to 15 minutes. slowing things down around the braintree split, our earlier though, so good news there. problem-free heading in and out of town on the pike. take a quick look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 24 minutes braintree to boston. northbound on the expressway. no delays on the town -- into town on the pike. >> christa: breaking news we want to get to. very important news. the battle to take back iraq's second largest city from isis has now started. the country's prime minister announce that troops have begun
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strikes and iraqi officials say a suicide bomber killed at least nine people this morning. mosul is isis's last major stronghold in iraq. and right now the u.s. is providing air strikes and artillery. >> sarah: happening today, convicted child rapist recentry released from prison is due back in curt after he was rearrested on friday. the sex offender's parole has people in weymouth on edge. >> christa: so today this judge will consider sending him back to prison. for the latest let's go to or courthouse. vicki? >> victoria: he was arrested ins be. that's why he's going to go before a judge here in boston. and when he does, we should learn more about exactly why he was arrested. richard gardner is a convicted child rapist recently released after dozens of years behind bars. he was convicted of crimes in both massachusetts and rhode island. and this weekend he was arrested as a fugitive from justice from rhode island. he was picked up from a boston
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he was living in the shelter, moving there after originally moving back in with his parents in weymouth. but his presence prompted outrage from the neighborhood. now, since his release recently, we've had several run-ins with police officers and weymouth police were called. a neighbor said they saw him peeping into their backyard. weymouth police investigated. there were in charges related to argue that but in quincy he's excited when police there say he illegally went into a public library. so we should what exactly this from base violation is when he appears before a judge later today. live this morning in south boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." vicki, thank you. meantime, we're trying to figure out what caused this major fire that happened in the back bay. cell phone video shows the scene from sunday. investigators say the fire caused around $900,000 worth of damage there. so the flames damaged a basement, a restaurant, a first-floor art gallery, as well, and some apartments.
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in the basement of this building on newbury street, but luckily no one was with hurt. >> sarah: a scary situation in a revere neighborhood after reports of gunfire. it happened on francis street early sunday morning. six people have been taken into custody, but no one has been charged. the swat team was called in, putting the neighborhood in lockdown while people living nearby hid inside. >> we got woken up, and that someone, o came up. he actually came into our home and upstairs. he didn't tell us anything, nothing. >> sarah: no arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. >> christa: now to that triumphant return home for patriots' quarterback tom brady. he and the team had quite a victory over the bengals. rob gronkowski had a career game to help the pats improve to 5-1.
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jon jon good morning, christa. what a return for tom brady here at gillette stadium. fans let him know they were happy to see him again. tom brady back in foxborough, and just like old times, he had fans ready to go. >> it was a great crowd. we always get great crowds. they were no different. >> john: appearing in his first home game since serving his four-game suspension, brady's bunch had trouble getting in a groove but cylinders against the bengals, brady tossing three touchdown passes. >> it took us a little time to figure out how to get our guys open. once we did that, it was good. we got, you know, the ball to a bunch of different guys. >> john: t.b. 12's favorite target on sunday, rob gronkowski, who finished with 162 receiving yards, setting a career high. >> it's a career high and everything, but most important to me was getting the win.
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>> john: during the game, brady also completed the 5,000th pass of his nfl career, and the 39-year-old q.b. doesn't intend on slowing down any time soon. >> i love being here. i love being quarterback of this team. hopefully i can do it for a long time. >> john: fans are hoping for the same thing. they're looking forward to seeing brady lead the team to more wins this season. >> we really missed him the first three home games. having him back means a lot to us. we feel like he was wronged. to have him back, it just feels right. >> we're going to the super bowl, baby. go, pats! tom brady is back. >> john: next up for the pats, the steelers, in pittsburgh on sunday. here's the thing, no ben roethlisberger for the steelers. he's going to have surgery today for a torn meniscus. he'll be out for the game on sunday. live in foxborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: the city honoring the police officers shot in east boston last wednesday. richard cintolo and matt morris are still in recovery, both listed in stable condition.
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church in east boston will hold a mass to honor those officers and the boston police department. and the pru is shining bright in blue to honor the boston police department last night. the boston police patrolman's association tweeted out a thank you for all the support. >> christa: right now we're counting things down. 22 days to go until the presidential election and a new nbc poll has hillary clinton increasing her lead over donald trump. the democrat in this poll now standing at 48%. trump is 37%. now both of the candidates are focusing on their strategies moving forward and the upcoming final debate this week. so let's go to 7news kris anderson with more. >> kris: donald trump fights back as even more women have come forward with allegations that the republican candidate inappropriately touched them in the past. donald trump saying he's the victim at a rally in north
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>> it's not hard to find a small, handful of people willing to make false smears for personal fame, who knows, maybe >> kris: this after more women come forward accusing him of assault. in 2007, summer zervos was looking for a job after being on season five of the apprentice. she first met with trump in new york. >> he again touched me on the leg. this made me feel nervous and meet trump again in california. >> he put me in, in an embrace, and i tried to push him away. i pushed his chest to put space between us, and i said, "come on, man, get real." he repeated my words back to me, "get real," as he began pressing his genitals to me. >> kris: she said she felt she had to come forward after hearing trump on those "access hollywood" tape, but trump denies this allegation, arguing she continued to ask him for help, as recently of april this
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he denies this allegation, too. vice president joe biden appearing on "meet the press" speaking out about the alleged incident. >> when a man says that, what he said is the textbook definition of sexual assault. >> kris: meanwhile, president obama calling out a trump supporter who crashed his rally for hillary clinton. >> if you're confident about the other guy, just go to his rallies. >> kris: late last week donald trump said he has proof that the allegations that he groped a woman on an airplane 30 years agar a british man who was on that flight says it never happened. his proof, he says he has a photographic memory. live here in the control room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. meantime, g.o.p. offices in north carolina are ramping up security after a party office was firebombed. someone threw a flammable bottle through the office's window. it caused quite a bit of damage. a nearby building was also spray painted with the words, "nazi
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who is behind it. they have not made any arrest, but trump responded on twitter saying this, "animals, hillary clinton and temperatures in north carolina just firebomb our office in orange county because we're winning. " clinton denounced the attack writing, "the attack is horrific and unacceptable. very grateful that everybody is safe." stay with 7news on air and online for coverage of the race on wednesday with live reports on the final debate. still ahead, the dramatic race to rescue a driver from a fiery wreck. the great lengths bystanders go to. >> christa: and our segment "who did it better" is back. this time bri is taking on a rev goally to compete on pedicabs. >> bri: athletic ability maybe not my strong suit. forecasting, at least one like this, that would be the one
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>> sarah: welcome back. 6:14. just a gorgeous, perfect weekend. >> christa: we're on a roll >> bri: fantastic. a full hunter's moon. it's also the super moon. it's part of the moon's orbit closest to earth making it look bigger and brighter. this is a beautiful picture steve shared on twitter. we have that haze on the moon, as well. all signs pointing to the fact it look like fall. we're losing daylight. our sunrise this morning isn't until 7:00 a.m. we're only three weeks until the end of daylight savings time.
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we'll move the clouds out as we get enter mid-day today, early afternoon. i think more sunshine then cloud cover. but then the clouds will return for this afternoon. here's the bigger picture. coal front slides through to our north. just wants to bump us there, but the cold air doesn't have chance to settle in before warmer air surges back in. we're really warmling thing up. we're into the low to mid-70s today and into the low 80s for some spots as we get into tuesday and wednesday. and you can see the w because of where our current temperatures are. 63 in boston is actually warmer than our average high for this time of year. so running through the time line for today, i mentioned moving the cloud cover out. by 10:00 a.m., already into the mid to upper 60s. low 70s for lunchtime. maybe dining alfresco is in the forecast for you. and then as we get toward the evening commute, four to about 7:00 p.m., there is about a 20% chance we see a spot shower make its way through.
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forecast for us for the next several days. just the warm temperatures. today 70 to 76. cooler along the coastline. as we do get a touch of the sea breeze and here's a peek into tomorrow. our near record highs incredible. 7 9 for boston. could even touch 80 degrees. here are the records for tomorrow. 82. we'll get close to it. 85 for worcester. i don't think in the cards for us to break any records. quick look at your travel forecast. we have some rain around the great lakes and then in the still trying to kick out those strong storms. here's a look at my 7 on 7 forecast. i said, basically dry for the next few days. thursday, friday, watching out for some showers. exactly when and how much are still details we need the nail down. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> christa: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy monday to you. >> danielle: here's a will be at the expressway. this is where things have closed
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expressway. south of town, slow and go on 24 northbound here back to brockton. no issues on the pike. we are at 2 and 3 looking pretty good. 93 slowing investigate back to 495. no issues heading into town on route 1. take a quick look at this those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 20 minutes 93 southbound. back to you, guys. >> please hurry. please. >> christa: we have more a driver who was trapped inside a burning vehicle. as you see there, about a dozen good samaritans worked to help this man, his car had crashed on an embankment. >> sarah: you can see they formed this human chain to reach the victim and to pull the rescuers from the wreckage. 7's kris anderson is here now with more. >> kris: sarah and christa, more twists to this story, as well. people jumped into action shortly after this crash. turned out that many were needed to help get this driver out of
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cell phone video shows the scene from sunday. witnesses scrambling to help after an s.u.v. careened off the highway and burst into flames. this was in palm day florida sunday he was come battive. two police officers used a taser on the driver and cuffed him in order to get him up the hill. at least six people formed a human chain to get the driver to safety. this man says he's glad he's able to be part of this act of kindness. >> strangers coming together for a common goal. >> kris: some heros there. investigators say that driver lost control after he hit another car. they're in the sure if he experienced some sort of medical condition prior to that
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that's the latest live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right, kris. thank you. coming up, a toddler shot sitting inside a car in roxbury. her family is sending a message to the neighborhood. >> sarah: a close call inside this bay state home. how a 12-year-old saved the lives of four women found unconscious. >> christa: and on a much different note, peddling pedicabs through obstacles at gillette.
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>> christa: i'm so excited this series is back, "who did it better." i i want to see this. >> sarah: every week bri is taking on a celebrity or athletes in a new challenge. >> bri: this week my challenger andry seeing if we
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pay attention because you have to be the ones to decide who did it better. >> he's the last line of defense as the goalkeeper for the new england revolution, but this week brad knighton is on offense, looking to score a "who did it better" title. the challenge, navigate through an obstacl how familiar are you with pedicabs? >> been in a couple, never driven one. >> bri: my problem, as well. before we were given driving privileges, we were shown the ropes. >> this is as much about speed as it's going to be about precision. >> bri: not only did we have to make our way through cones, but also maze of golf balls. >> the idea here is not to hit anything. >> bri: and over wood planks, all while trying to not spill a a cup of water. three, two, one, hit it! pedicab, pedicab. can you kick this into gear, please, i mean, really rev up the engine? see what i did there? >> good pun.
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>> it's not how you start, it's how you finish. >> bri: you almost had that. there's a little water here. i don't think i hit any golf balls yet. oh, my gosh. i have my work cut out for me. that was really good. >> that's got to be some kind of a record. >> bri: how do you turn the lights on in this bad boy? i think it will help me. so ready. >> three, two, one, let's go! >> bri: you guys, we're going so fast right now. [screaming] >> bri: i got it. it's not as easy as it looks. >> oh, my goodness. no. >> bri: how do i change gears? don't hit the ball. this is the hard part. here we come. >> oh, my. that's pretty good. very impressive. >> bri: in the end brad finished with a time of 1:23. the casualties, two cones with his water dipping just below the line.
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or two. and also losing some water along the way. so it was a lot of fun. maybe not a pedi cap future as far as driving one, but riding in one for sure. >> christa: i love it. >> bri: thank you. it was a lot of fun. i do think it's worth noting that brad knighton almost took out a camera. so i think, okay, big thanks to coaster pedi cap and brad nighton. it's up to all of you guys to so head to our web site, whdh.com, and vote, because we will have the results tomorrow morning. >> christa: good luck. >> sarah: we're so impressed. still ahead, the newborn who couldn't wait for the hospitals making a grand entrance at the mass pike. >> christa: and more on the turkey tying up some traffic in somerville.
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>> sarah: a 12-year-old finds four women unconscious in this springfield home. >> christa: a toddler shot sitting in a car in roxbury. her family is speaking out with a message for the community. >> sarah: elizabeth warren taunting donald trump. [clucking] the senator challenging him on his taxes. >> christa: and a turkey causing traffic trouble in somerville. >> sarah: and a surprise on can't wait to get to the hospitals. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. it is 6:30. thanks for staying us with. i'm sarah french. >> christa: we're christa delcamp. we're getting a taste of late summer here. >> sarah: nice. >> christa: bri, it's been wonderful. >> bri: it's true. it keeps getting warmer from here. but if you start to forget that it is fall, you only have the look at when the sun is rising and setting. 7:00 a.m. sunrise today. 5:58 is when the sun goes down.
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the end of daylight saving time. three weeks from yesterday, the sun sets at 4:1. but it doesn't feel like fall out there. 63 right now in boston. it's actually warmer than our average high for this time of year. we've got some mid to upper 50s north and west of the metro area. and some clouds that are with us through this morning. i think it's a mix 50/50 all throughout the day today of sun and clouds. but we will break out the sunshine and the temperatures will respond accordingly. here is a cold front. it's to our north, and it to dip in. it could bring us a spot shower as we get into this evening. but the cold air doesn't have a chance to settle in. in fact, a warm front follows it and moves to the northeast overnight tonight. and that really boosts our temperatures up, near record highs on the way for us. not just for tomorrow, but also for wednesday, as well. next couple days for us, mild today, mid-70s away from the coastline. and then enter tomorrow, it's warm and it's breezy. we go from turning on the heat
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turning the ac back on. more in the extended forecast to come in just a few minutes. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. happy monday to you. here's route 1 trying to make you way through saugus. definitely not going very fast this morning. let's switch cameras. take a look at 93, which is moving faster, making your way through somerville. let's go to the maps now and south of town, braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway, half an hour this morning. you're also really slow around the nt go from brockton up to 128 there. the pike, no problem heading in or out of town. route 2 and route 3 not looking too bad either. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 26 minutes the half an hour. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, just 13 minutes on the pike from 128. but look at that. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 36 minutes this morning. the tee and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank
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news oversees. the battle to take back iraq's second largest city from isis is under way. the country's prime minister announcing the troops have started with attacks and heavy air strikes. the iraqi officials say that a suicide bomber killed at least nine people so far this morning. mosul is isis's last major strong hold in iraq, and the u.s. is providing air strikes and artillery in that effort. we'll keep you posted. a check of the day's other top stories and a will be facing a judge. richard gardner was arrested at a homeless shelter in south boston on friday after the u.s. marshal's service in rhode island said he violated his parole. residents in weymouth were outraged when he moved into his parents' home after serving 27 years behind bars. for raping young boys. firefighters trying to figure out exactly what caused this fire in the back bay. investigators say the fire caused about $900,000 worth of damage on newbury street.
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gallery and some apartments, as well, but luckily no one was hurt. >> sarah: new this morning, a close call for four women in springfield. they were found unconscious by a 12-year-old and the girl's quick action saved their lives. kris anderson is here with more. >> kris: sarah, springfield police are now saying the group of women had gone out before they returned home and apparently overdosed. they thought they had bought cocaine, but it turned out it was heroin. a 12-year-old girl calls 911 from this home in springfield sunday after finding her mother and three other women unresponsive. >> it's happening more and more every day. >> kris: when emergency crews arrived, they found two women had pulses, the other two did not. police say they had apparently overdosed on heroin. >> i see the police and the ambulance. >> kris: all four were giving the opiate-reversal drug narcan. the women quickly became alert but were taken to local hospitals. drug paraphernalia found inside
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alarming to see the opioid epidemic hit so close to home. >> it's scary. this is a quiet neighborhood. you would think people would not do that, but how many cases has there been where the parents are passed out and the kids are sitting there behind them just... the whole thing is awful. it really is a bad epidemic. it's got to stop. >> it's killing people like crazy. people aren't thinking about it. >> kris: so far those women are not facing any charges. the department of children and families, though, has been notified. in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. new this morning, the grandmother of a toddler who was shot in roxbury is making a desperate plea. the two-year-old girl is just sitting in a car seat when a bullet possibly meant for her
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saturday. she is expected to recover. but the little girl's grandmother says she wants people in the neighborhood to speak out if they know something, but she also says many are afraid of retribution. she spoke to the "globe" saying, "i wish the young people, the youth around here, would take life more seriously. this retaliation thing is back and forth, back and forth. she's going to be three in january and she doesn't even have a sense of all this violence going down." >> sarah: police are investigating a deadly drive in lakeville. investigators say man was killed in a crash involving two motorcycles and a car sunday morning. it happened on highland road. three other people were seriously injured. people who live nearby said the way the road is constructed has led to similar crashes. >> i heard the sound of a crash, and i knew, you know, something had happened because we get a lot of crashes on this corner. >> i'm sorry for the families and everybody involved.
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>> sarah: police have in the said what led up to the crash. three people are recovering this morning after a danger us are drive in halifax. police say two cars collided head-on yesterday afternoon on franklin street. one of the victims was trapped inside. all three victims were rushed to the hospital. no word yet on their condition. >> christa: and a lone turkey causing some traffic trouble in somerville. drivers on 93 south reported seeing this turkey trying to cross the highway near exit 28. this was yesterday. police say the turkey backed up traffic for about the animal rescue league eventually removed the animal. well, healthy baby boy was born on the mass pike on sunday. mass state police tweeting out this family photo. the couple was from framingham. they had pulled over on the pike while the mom went into labor. those state troopers and boston ems responded. the baby couldn't wait. he was been right there. >> sarah: so sweet. congrats to them. >> christa: yeah. >> sarah: still ahead, elizabeth warren fired up on the
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talk for donald trump. >> christa: and chaos in california as a truck goes over a bridge and lands in a crowd of people. >> sarah: a sheriff's deputy's dance makes students at a high school pep rally go wild. >> danielle: and we're not watching any accidents at the moment on the roads, but it's really slow out there. this is 93 southbound in from 128 to the zakim bridge. it's almost 40 minutes this morning. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule.
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>> sarah: happening later today, the under 30 summit begins in boston. jessica albarks chrissy tiegen, michael fellen -- phelps and ashton kutcher will be here. >> christa: country music singer in boston. eric pathway was in town for a concert and invited some patients from jocelyn diabetes center to meet him beforehand. so he himself is diabetic and compared glue close numbers with
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mags to keep his sugar in check when he's performing. and cambridge native ben affleck , his new movie the account bt taking the top spot. this opening weekend he raked in nearly $25 million. at number two, kevin hart's performance "what now" and emily blount's "the girl on the train" on finished third. >> sarah: i saw that movie. it was int know and go is next with all the day's top stories. an hours-listening standoff comes to an end. several people taken into custody but no one is facing charges. ism. >> john: coming up, tom brady made his return the foxborough, and what a return it was. the patriots taking it to the
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please vote yes on question 2. >> it's 6:45, time the know and go. >> a convicted child rapist goes back the court. the charges he's wanted on this time. >> kris: plus one candidate surging ahead. who is topping a brand-new poll just weeks before election day. >> john: and getting the job didn't at gillette. tom brady returns home. the pats caging the bengals in a sunday showdown. >> sarah: all right. know and go. we have all the day's top stories coming up. >> christa: starting off with
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>> bri: already warm for us. very mild. temperatures as you head out the door this morning 63 in boston. to the north and west of boston we have mid to upper 50s. maybe a light jacket for the morning into the afternoon. you definitely won't need it as t-shirt weather. we clear out the clouds. it will take a few hours for those clouds to really erode. but into the middle part of today, i think we have more anyone than clouds in store for us before the clouds increase again for the evening hours. can't rule out a spot shower moving through around the time for the evening commute. p.m. tonight. it's not beneficial rainfall. really we stay mostly dry through much of this week. today's highs, low to mid-70s with a cooler along the coastline. as the sea breeze kicks in this afternoon. and tomorrow we warm into the low 80s away from the coastline. near record highs on the way for us. this is quite the warm-up for tuesday and wednesday as well. here are tomorrow's records. we will come close to it. possibly record-breaking, but i
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forecast, we do have some showers near the great lakes. chicago, detroit today and also still in the pacific northwest where they've had the very strong winds, very strong storms through the last few days. that's going to improve for them today, but still minor delays are a possibility. a look at the 7 on 7 forecast for us, a return to summer. a bit breezy and also warm tuesday, wednesday and maybe some rain on the way for us for the end of the week. >> christa: let's go the fast track traffic with danielle gersh. where are the problem spots toda watching any accidents at the moment, but still the roads are really slow as you can see here. this is route 1 crawling through saugus this morning. switch cameras and take a look at 93. it's over half an hour into town on 93 southbound. just from 128. let's go to the maps and south of town, things are really slow, as well. it's a half hour from braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. slow around the braintree split. 24 northbound, you're crawling up to 128 there. and heading in and out of town on the pike, not watching any
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let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 26 minutes the half an hour on the expressway. into town on the pike from 128. that's your shortest drive, 18 minutes. look at, that 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, almost 40 minutes this morning. the "t" and commuter rail, though, running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news. the battle to take back iraq's second largest city from isis has begun. the country's prime minister announced troops have started the attacks iraqi officials say a suicide bomber killed at least nine people this morning. mosul is isis's last major stronghold in iraq. the u.s. is providing air strikes and artillery. >> christa: back here at home this morning, we could learn a bit more about the charges against a convicted child rapist. he was rearrested last week. richard gardner is his name. he's due in court this morning. >> sarah: his release from prison has put a south shore community on edge. 7's victoria warren is live now
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probation, and he was arrested over the weekend. he's going to go before a judge later today, and that's when we should learn more about exactly why he was arrested. richard gardner is a convicted child rapist, recently released after dozens of years behind bars. he was convicted of crimes in both massachusetts and rhode island, and this weekend he was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant from rhode island. he was picked up from as be but we don't me exactly how. he moved to the homeless shelter after originally moving back in with his parents in weymouth. but his presence prompted outrage from the neighborhood. since his release, he's has had a few run-ins with police officers. in weymouth police were called because a neighbor says they spotted him peeping into their yard. police investigated that there were in charges and also in quincy, he was cited after police there say he was illegally inside of a public library.
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later today. live this morning in south boston, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now police in lawrence are looking for a suspect in a shooting. officers say one person was shot on haverhill street last night. so far no word on the victim's condition. >> sarah: firefighters are trying to determine what caused a big fire in the back bay. cell phone video shows the scene from a sunday afternoon on newbury street. investigators say the fire caused an estimated $900,000 worth of damage. the flames damaged a restaurant, a first-floor art gallery and some apartments. the fire appears to have started in the basement of the building. thankfully no one was hurt. no arrests in revere after six people were taken into custody after a standoff. officers receiving reports of gunfire and n a building on francis street. swat team was also called in putting the neighborhood on lockdown. >> christa: and a man will be facing a judge later today in connection with a stabbing that happened in plymouth, new hampshire. police say the 19-year-old by
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stabbed three people on winter street saturday night. one of the victims is still in the hospital in stable condition. williams meantime has been charged with second-degree assaulted. >> sarah: the city honoring the police officer shot in easts be last wednesday. richard cintolo and matt morris are still in recovery. both listed in critical but stable condition. and tonight st. joseph and lat us are church in east boston will hold a mass to honor those officers and the boston police department. and the pru was shining brigh department last night. 2 boston police patrolmen's association tweeted out a thank you for all the support. ism right now we're calming it down. election day 22 days to go. and a new nbc poll has hillary clinton increasing her lead over donald trump. in this poll the democrat now stands at 48%. trump is behind by 11 points at 37%. and now both candidates are focusing on their strategies moving forward and, of course,
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up wednesday night. let's go to 7's kris anderson with the latest. kris? >> kris: the final debate is a couple days away, donald trump is calling into question the fairness of the election. trump says several times recently that the election is rigged and that the media is against him. well, on sunday trump took it a step further, saying on twitter he believes results are being rigged at election polling places. meantime, senator elizabeth warren is getting animated at a rally for hillary clinton. it happened sunday about trump's refusal the release his tax returns. >> the big, brave donald trump is too chicken to release his tax returns. [clucking] >> kris: elizabeth warren also calling trump a sleaze ball after referencing the first presidential debate where he said he was smart for not paying taxes. donald trump will be in
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scheduled events because she continues to prepare for wednesday's big debate. live here in the control room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: , that, kris. a republican party office in north carolina firebombed. someone threw a flammable bottle through a window. a nearby building was also spray painted with the words, "nazi republicans, leave town or else." it was done to sent a message. >> it's meant to scare and intimidate people from this office, and from working at other offices across the state. no democrats, including hillary clinton's campaign have called the attacks horrific. stay with 7news on air and online. dan hausle will be in las vegas wednesday with live reports on the final debate. >> christa: new cell phone video showing the chaotic rescue after a truck drove off a bridge and into a crowd of people. this was in california saturday.
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truck in the wreckage there. four people were killed. a dozen others were injured. by the way, that driver is an active member of the navy, and he's been charged with d.u.i. and manslaughter. >> no! please hurry, please. dear god, please. >> christa: more than a dozen people helped to sieve a driver who had crashed into an embankment in florida. officers say a man crashed after hitting another vehicle smoking. it eventually caught on fire. so neither man who tried the help says the driver was actually fighting them off. police used a taser on the driver and cuffed him in order to get him up the hill. at least six people formed a human chain to lift the man the saint. >> the patriots dpelg their fifth win of the season by defeating the bengals at gillette. tom brady playing at home for the first time this season. he connected with up with of his favorite targets, rob
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with more this morning. hey, john. >> john: hey, sarah. tom brady back in foxborough. it was just like old times. he had fans and the patriots ready to roll. brady here in his first home game since serving his four-game suss sense. brady's bunch had a little trouble getting in a groove but eventually started firing on all cylinders. brady tossing three touchdown passes. during the game, bridie also completed his 5,000th pass of his nfl career. intend on slowly down any time soon. fans are hoping for the same thing. they're looking forward to seeing brady lead the team to more wins this season. >> i love being here. i love being quarterback of this team. i hope i can do it for a long time. >> we really misled him first three home games. having him back means a lot to us. it just feels like he was young, so to have him back feels rights. >> john: t.b. 12 east favorite target on sunday, rob
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162 receiving yards, setting a career high. next up for the patriots, the steelers in pittsburgh on sunday. but here's the thing, steelers won't have ben roethlisberger. he tore his meniscus. he had surgery today. he'll be out for the game on sunday. live in foxborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." ism and tom brady posted another fake newspaper on his facebook page. for the first time the q.b. is included in the image here. the headline reads, bengals" with brady biting a tiger's paw. take a look here. brady's wife gisele posted this photograph of vivian at the end of the first quarter. she's staring at 2 pink signs for breast cancer awareness month. >> christa: oh, my goodness. this is a sheriff's deputy in
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in front of a group of high school students. he was dancing along to beyonc?'s "formation." at a pep rally. >> i read he learned the dance by just watching her music video over and over and over again. >> christa: now doubt. you have the practice that for sure. that makes me sound... >> bri: i was going the say, that definitely wasn't improsm tie. did you see how high his leg wenthe low to cooler along the coast with the sea breeze. tomorrow near record temperatures in store. could hit below 80s in some spots. that will be very close to the record for tomorrow. stays warm for wednesday for us, as well, and we hole off the showers until thursday, friday. >> sarah: looks good. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks so much for joining us, everybody. >> christa: and i'm temperature dell. enjoy your monday. we're back with more local news
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good morning. out on a limb. donald trump ratchets up claims that the election is rigged. surrogates, even his own running mate, apparently not on board. >> we will absolutely accept the results of the election. and after the republican is firebombed, trump points the fingert "animals representing hillary clinton." are his accusations and attacks having any impact? this morning, new poll numbers are in. breaking overnight, backed by the u.s., iraq launches a massive offensive to retake mosul from isis. the largest operation against the terror group ever. richard engel is live with one of the convoys heading into battle. reliving the nightmare.

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