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he was at a boston shelter when he was picked up as a fugitive from justice this weekend. >> at some point, we have to decide what we are doing to people that are the untouchables. he served a sentence. a long sentence. he may well serve more time. >> he is expected to go back to rhode island sometime this week. live in roxbury, victoria warren, 7 news. >> christa: an iraqi special forces launching a full-scale offensive on one of the last remaining isis strongholds which is the city of mosul. this is the largest military operation in iraq since
2011. here is richard engel with more. >> reporter: the biggest offensive against isis anywhere so has begun. and this morning, a iraqi forces backed by american airpower and artillery are on the move. >> it seems like every iraqi in uniform and every vehicle is being brought in to this operation. american commanders say this could slow down if and when they meet resistance. >> reporter: heading into battle. their mood is upbeat. the attack convoy stopped briefly. some troops started dancing. and they are getting a warm reception from iraqi civilians. many villagers came out to welcome the troops as they advance toward mosul where more than a million people are
the weather was beautiful yesterday in boston. newbury street was packed full of people who got to see something they didn't ct a scary scene on one of boston's best-known streets. flames tearing through this newbury street brownstone sunday evening around 6:30 p.m. as i got closer to it, i said this is a real fire. >> reporter: steve silva saw it all unfolding. many were watching the fire department battle the blaze
report t smoke billowing is almost as scary as seeing the flames. >> reporter: the fire started on the first floor of the four-story building which houses a restaurant, art gallery, and apartment units. nobody was injured, but boston fire officials say the fire caused nearly $1 million in damages. >> looks like they got in there very quickly. you can see the flames erupt suddenly. we weren't sure. they seem to have the situation under control right from t >> reporter: one of the big problems was the fire crews trying to get to the scene here. newbury street has parking on both sides, as you well know. you have the people double-parking which made it tough for fire crews to actually get to the building. once they did, they were able to put that fire out and save. most of the bidding. just some damage to a couple of floors. kris anderson, 7 news.
deadly shooting in lawrence. the shooting happened on haverhill street last night. police made no arrests in connection with the incident. >> christa: a man will face a judge today in connection with a stabbing that happened up in plymouth, new hampshire. terence williams stabbed three people on winter street saturday night. and one of the victims is still in the hospital. they are in stable condition right now. meantime, williams has been charged assault. we have an update now on the two boston police officers who were shot in east boston last week. right now both of those officers are still in the hospital. richard cintolo and matt morris were critically hurt when they were shot. the officers remain in critical but stable condition right now at mass. general. and the prudential tower shining bright in blue. an hon nor... in honor of these officers and the entire police department last night.
lazarus church will hold a mass in east boston to honor them as well. >> christa: tom brady winning in front of the home fans on sunday. it was brady's first start at home this season. he helped the team, as you could say. cage the bengals. i was getting worried personally. things started to heat up in the second half. >> sarah: they are improving their record on the season. 5-1. >> reporter: tom foxboro. just like old times, he had fans ready to go. >> yeah, it was a great crowd. we always get great crowds. they were into it. >> reporter: brady's bunch had trouble getting into the groove. eventually, started firing on all cylinders against bengals. brady tossing three touchdown passes. >> you know, it took us a little bit of time to figure out how to kind of get our guys open and you know, once we did that, it was... you
bunch of different guys. >> reporter: rob gronkowski finished with 162 receiving yards. seeing a career high. >> got the career high and everything. most important to me is getting that win and it was a great team win overall. during the game, brady completed the 5,000th pass of his n.f.l. career. the 39-year-old quarterback doesn't intend on slowing down anytime soon. >> i love being here. i love being quarterback of this team. i hope i can do i time. >> we really missed him the first three home games. you know, we feel like he was wronged. to have him back, it feels right. >> we are going to go to the super bowl, baby. tom brady is back. >> reporter: next up for the patriots, the steelers in pittsburgh. bull here is the thing. the steelers will be without big ben roethlisberger who tore his meniscus. he is having surgery today and
news. >> christa: coming up on 7 news at noon, a scary scene in revere. several people taken into custody after reports of gunfire in one neighborhood. >> sarah: the grandmother of a toddler shot in roxbury speaking out about the violence in the community. >> danielle: tomorrow we are near 80. 70's today. more on the forecast coming up. >> christa: we are getting word about this breakg we understand a mother and two children were injured in this accident that happened earlier today. on hayden street. you see two cars involved. strollers as well. we hear that the mother and two children are expected to recover. they have knob non-life-threatening injuries. we do have a reporter on the scene. we will keep following the
>> christa: i don't know what is more stunning. you can't say enough good about the forecast. >> danielle: we will get the fall colors and spring weather. the best of both worlds in the next couple of days here. the weekend was really nice, though. current temperatures in boston right now, 73 degrees. dew points in the upper 50's, though. and i'm going to show you a map of the dew points in a second here. you can see where the cold front is really kind of di here is the temperature trend for the next couple of days. and they are going on up. heading into tomorrow and wednesday, we are going to be near 80 degrees. and we should be in the low 60's for this time of year. temperatures are going to be topping out almost 20 degrees above average. as we head into tomorrow, we could even get close to breaking some records as well. the record in boston for tomorrow, 82 degrees. we set that back in 1947. 79, the high. in worcester, a little farther away. probably not going to get there.
it is warm today as well. here sa look at satellite and radar. s mostly clear over us right now. off to our west, we are watching some clouds and light showers moving in. i think we could see a spot shower heading into the evening commute. it is not going to amount to much. the set-up right now, kind of interesting. we have this cold front. d but then we have this warm front that is just not going to let that happen. and then that is also going to bring us some very warm temperatures. so here is the dew point map i was talking about. and to our north and northern new england and up in canada, this is where dew points are in the 30's and 40's. this is the much drier colder air behind that cold front. but that warm front isn't going to let any of that work its way into here. it is just going to be feeling like spring, but looking like fall outside.
foliage. a lot of the fall colors starting to peak right now. take advantage of the next couple of days. get outside and enjoy it. for today, mid-70's. a spot shower possible as we head into the evening commute. and then into dinnertime, we have an on shf shore wind. a little bit cooler along the coastline. for tonight, though, temperatures in the mid-50's into the low 60's. it is a mild night. and then tomorrow near 80, with lots of sunshine. a nice day on the way. workweek until the end of the workweek. then the sunshine returns for saturday and sunday. >> christa: just ahead, caught on camera. dramatic rescue in florida. severallel people pull a man from a burning car. >> sarah: first, incredible video of a diver managing to escape when a great white shark barrels into his cage. hear that dyer's story of
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>> christa: for the first time, we are hearing from the man who survived close encounter with a great white shark. the video going viral. in that video, you can see the shark breaching the side of the cage. then leaping to try to get out of the cage. somehow this diver manages to get out safely, though. take a look. a shark inside a shark cage.
moments earlier, wass inside the same small cage. the shark bleeding. horrifying witnesses watched from the boat. seconds later, ming surfaces. incredibly, he is not hurt. >> i just feel very lucky. still alive. nothing gets hurt. >> christa: the frightening sequence lasted less than two minutes. taking the bait, the great white slammed into the cage. >> before he broke the cage, his nose was in the small window. i said, hey, come on, you are not going to go into my cage. he broke the cage. >> christa: the diver was thrown out into shark-infested waters. >> at the same time, two other sharks were swimming below me. >> reporter: up above, someone opens the hatch and finally,
happen when sharks are hunting food. it can look like a shark attack. in fact, the animal is unable to swim backwards. experts warn tourists not to take risks. like in mexico earlier this year, a diver touching a shark's nose. and even after this latest frightening incident, ming-chang says he is going to keep diving. >> i was back in the cage the next day. >> christa: well, ming chang says this shark was so powerful, he was actually thrown out of the cage torn metal. by the way, he says he wasn't that frightened, actually, because everything happened so quickly. adrenaline, i guess, at that point. >> sarah: well, yeah. that is why he is a professional and goes in the cage, i guess. coming up, at noon, tom brady posting his latest headline on facebook following the patriots' big win in
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>> sarah: take a look at this. tom brady posting another fake newspaper on his facebook page after the patriots' win on sunday. for the first time, brady himself included in the image. the headline reads pats bite bengals with the quarterback biting a tiger's paw. so cute. his daughter was in attendance for her dad's big return to gillette. of course, tom brady's wife gisele posting this photo on instagram. showing vivian as the the first quarter. vivian is looking on to the crowd. fans hold up those pink signs. of course, for breast cancer awareness. lover that. >> christa: cute. much more to come in the next half hour. a north carolina couple, how their community came together in order to help them out. >> danielle: we have 70's out the door right now. tomorrow, temperatures climb to the 80's.
more on the forecast coming up. >> sarah: investigators in boston trying to figure out what caused a brownstone on newbury street to go up in flames. >> christa: the latest on the breaking news right here. this is out of hopkinton. a mother and two children were injured in this accident that happened right around this crosswalk near a school. we'll be right back. ? at blue cross blue shield of massachusetts, we offer a variety of medicare plans lifestyle. with plans starting as low as $0, you'll have zero things stopping you from really doing what you love. so call now to learn more about our plans that offer everything from annual wellness visits to routine hearing and vision exams, and prescription drugs. we have new dental coverage options too. and we even offer plans with no medical deductible and no referrals. plus, all our plans come with the peace of mind that you get
scene with the very latest this afternoon. >> reporter: that mother and two children have been rushed to the hospital. you can see how horrific this was earlier. you see a carriage in the roadway. the impact of the crash on these cars. now, this happened forecast just after 10:00 this morning. sky 7 hd over the scene earlier here on hayden road. now, what we are told is that this mom was pushing her two children. she was with another mother and other children. they were headed to the park. when this crash happened. at th this car crash earlier. the chief explained what happened. take a listen. >> the vehicle that struck the first vehicle that was stopped then proceeded through the intersection, striking a woman, and her two children that were in it. in the carriage. >> reporter: she was pushing her two children? >> yes. >> reporter: how are they doing right now? >> they were conscious and alert. they were transported by
and wis... we are still waiting for an update. >> reporter: he says when he saw, this his heart just stopped, he says. anything involving children upsets everyone on his police force. so again, a mother and her two children rushed to the hospital. you can still see the carriage in the road after being hit. while trying to cross in the crosswalk. again, they are at the hospital. they are conscious and alert. we will bring you the very latest. kelli o'hara, 7 news. >> thank you. a convicted child rapist recently released from prison is back in court facing some charges. his release causing major concerns in weymouth where he was living for a time. rord richard gardner hiding his face in court. the recently released child rapist already accused of violating his parole. his attorney says gardner feels unfairly targeted. >> he was basically routhed out of his house. he was invited back to his home. there was no reason that he
waived his extra digs back to rhode island where he served dozens of years after being convicted of kidnapping boys and sexually assaulting them. his parole prohibits him from going places frequented by children. but last week, quincy police say he was in a public library. >> whether, in fact, there is a children's entrance and he didn't go in that entrance, it is alleged he went into a common area, probably within view of the main library facili, desk and that's what's alleged. that, i think, may well not constitute a violation of probation. >> reporter: gardner's release and return to his parents' weymouth home prompted outrage. his attorney says the anger forced him from their home to various homeless shelters. he was at a boston shelter when he was picked up as a fugitive from justice this weekend. >> at some point, we have to decide what we are doing to people that are the untouchables.
a long sentence. he may well serve more time. >> reporter: his attorney says that he is a victim of a public that is out to get him. he is expected to go back to rhode island sometime this week. in roxbury, victoria warren, 7 news. >> christa: developing story now on the war on isis the battle to take back iraq's second largest city. and the last isis stronghold in iraq has begun. this is in the city of mosul. columns of iraqi and kurdish forces mosul from several different directions. they launched a long-awaited operation to retake iraq's city here from the islamic state group. now, this is the biggest military operation in iraq since american troops left back in 20 11. it is expected to take weeks, maybe even months. >> sarah: the return of spring-like temperatures to our area and it is only going to get warmer. let's send it over to danielle gersh with more. >> danielle: looks like fall.
worlds. current temperatures, in the low to mid-70's. we are already more than ten degrees above where we should be. topping out for this time of year. the winds are calm out there. it is another really nice day. temperatures really only going up from here. mostly clear skies out there. but offer to our west, we do have some cloud cover and some showers. we could see some of that working in heading into this evening. mainly during your evening commutes. some spotty showers possible. they will be hit and mis. they won't amount to much. starting to clear out overnight heading into tomorrow. heading into tomorrow, temperatures going to warm up. for today into the mid-70's, though. it is a warm day with a spot shower later on this afternoon. and evening. tomorrow, though, temperatures near 80. and these numbers also near records. more on the forecast coming up. back to you guys. >> christa: also on 7: officials are investigating after a fire on newbury street in boston. about a million dollars in damage here. when this four-story brownstone suddenly went up in flames. here is kris anderson with
>> kris: a scary scene on one of boston's best-known streets. flames tearing through this newbury street brownstone sunday evening around 6:30 p.m. >> as i started walking up newbury street, you could see the smoke coming out of the building. it was only a half a block away. as i got closer to it, i said this is a real fire. steve silva saw this unfolding. he and dozens of onlookers stopped their dining and shopping to watch the fire department battle the blaze and overcome the thick smoke. >> the almost as scary as seeing the flames. it seems like something is building in there. you don't know if there is going to be a blowout. >> reporter: this four-story building houses a restaurant, art gallery, and apartment units. nobody was injured. but the fire caused nearly $1 million in damages. >> it looks like they are getting in there pretty quickly. they put the ladder up. they broke into the first floor. you can see the flames erupt suddenly. we weren't sure.
>> reporter: one of the big problems was those fire crews trying to get to the scene here. newbury street has parking on both sides, as you well knee. then you have the people double-parking which made it tough for the fire crews actually to get into the building. once they did, they were able to put that fire out and save most of the bidding. some damage there to a couple of floors. kris anderson, 7 news. >> christa: six people were taken into custody on frances street early sunday morning. the swat team was called in as well putting the entire neighborhood on lockdown. while people living nearby hid inside. we got woken up. and then someone, one of the policemen came up and came into our home. and upstairs and put a rifle through the window upstairs. >> christa: police haven't arrested anybody. they say the investigation is
the grandmother of a toddler shot in roxbury speerking out. the two-year-old was sitting in a car seat when a bullet possibly meant for her father shattered the window on saturday. she is going to be okay. the girl's grandmother says she wants people in the neighborhood to speak out if they know something but say they 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. january. she doesn't have any sense of all this violence going down." caught on camera: terrifying moments when a florida driver goes off the road and into a river. then his car catches on fire. several people jumping in to help, forming a human chain to reach the man trapped inside that car. >> kris: witnesses scrambling to help after an s.u.v. careens off the highway and into a river. then burst into flames in palm bay, florida sunday.
me. then i just grabbed him and started pulling him. he wrapped his arm. he wrapped both arms around the seat belt. he said "leave me alone." he started yelling. leave me alone. leave me alone. >> kris: the driver did not want help and was combative. two police officers used a taser on the driver and kuffered him in order to get him up the hill. at least six people formed a >> strangers come together for a common goal. to save a life. it was beautiful. >> sarah: the driver lost control, investigators say, after he hit another car. they are not sure if he experienced a medical emergency prior to that accident. >> christa: we have more news now. a 19-year-old uconn student is dead after being struck by university fire department vehicle early sunday morning.
she was sitting with her back against the building's garage door. then the fire department received a call for service, and the door she was leaning against opened, causing her to fall back and then the vehicle exited, driving over her and ultimately, killing her. at least 7 people hurt in a collision in maine. a van carrying college students failed to yield to oncopping traffic and collided with another van on sunday. one person was taken by life-flight and at least six others were transported to the hospital with it is not known if any charges will be filed. >> sarah: still ahead on 7 news, their home hit by hurricane matthew. then by thieves. how this determined couple with a little help made sure they made it down the aisle. >> danielle: 70's today.
12:43. i love seeing all the leaves change colors. >> christa: seems like it happened overnight, didn't it? just exploded on to the scene. it is beautiful. especially when we have that sun throughout as well. >> danielle: yeah. we got to look around. it looks like fall. we got to enjoy 70's. and tomorrow, 80's. it is really nice out there. enjoy it. 7 right now in boston. dew points near 60, though. and those winds are out of the west at five miles per hour. we did start the month off. with some cooler below average temperatures.
approaching some 80's. but on average, by the end of the month, temperatures should be in the upper 50's. right now they should be in the low 60's. and heading into the next couple of days, we are going to be about 20 degrees above that. here is the temperature trend. we are just going on that heading into tuesday and wednesday near 80 degrees. and tomorrow, we are going to be very close to records. 82, the record in boston from 1947. and we will be right around there. and worcester, a lite 85, the record. temperatures going to be in the upper 70's. nonetheless, it is going to be warm. get outside and enjoy it. here is a look at the statelite and radar. mostly clear right now. but off to our west, we are starting to see some cloud cover and light showers stream. in i think as we head into the evening commute tonight, a lot of you going to see a spot shower. they are not going to amount to much. heading into the commute and then into dinnertime, you see some showers popping up. and then we are starting to
then the sunshine is back. so we have this cold front. it is trying to work its way into southern new england. but it is not going to happen. this warm front is going to work its way northeast. it is going to bring us some really warm temperatures heading into the next couple of days here. so i want to show you the dew point map. you can see these lower dew points to our north. across southern canada and northern new england. this is where that cold front has already brought in some of the drier, cooler air. none of thatoi to work its way into here. we are just going to enjoy some warm temperatures. even though outside, as you just saw, it is really looking like fall. a lot of those fall colors starting to peak across new england. it is really looking nice out there. lots of bright colors. so for today, temperatures into the mid-70's. with the chance for a spot shower. heading into the evening commute. and into dinnertime. so for tonight, overnight, we are clearing. temperatures are really mild through the overnight hours. mid-50's. and into the low 60's.
that into the 80's. mostly sunny. we are going to do that all over again heading into your wednesday as well. try to get outside and enjoy. we aren't looking at the chance for any rain really until the end of the workweek. by the weekend, back to sunshine. >> christa: a couple in north carolina determined to bounce back. first their home was hit by hurricane matthew. then it was hit by thieves. they weren't about to let that stop them from tying the knot. >> sarah: when some community businesses pitched in, it worked out perfectly. it was the exact ending tyler and sharifa wanted. >> we made it. >> we did it. despite all the trouble and tribulations, we made it. >> reporter: it's been a whirlwind week. the now newlyweds fled when trees toppled and then thieves took a turn, tearing through their place. >> it was a very traumatic thing happening.
we have done. that >> reporter: first friends and then strangers started spreading the word about all the wedding items taken from their home. even shoes she planned to wear on the big day. dozens of cases of beverages, napkins, cups and more were donated for the reception. a dozen other shops sent things as well. >> vendors, all friends, people we know. people we don't know. strangers. just have really opened themselves up. and really just giv and really helped us. >> reporter: stress about the house helped avoid bride-zilla moments by remaining her that little wedding details don't matter. >> we have to prioritize why we are doing all. this we are in love and we want to get married, start our family. >> reporter: she says the past week brought their families closer together and strengthened their relationship. >> i feel closer to you every day. >> yeah. if we can get through that, we
>> this is as much about speed as it is precision. >> not only did we have to make our way through cones but also a maize of golf balls. all while trying to not spill a cup of water. >> three, two, one! hit it! can you kick this into gear, please! rev up the engine. see what i did there? really close! crushed it! >> it's not how you start. it's how you finished.
i have my work cut out for me. that was really good. how do you turn the lights on with this bad boy? that will help me. >> three, two, one. let's go! come on. >> you guys were going so fast right now. it's not as easy as it looks! how do i change gears? oh, this is the hard part. here we come. >> oh, my. very impressed. >> in the end, brad finished with the time of one minute and 23 seconds. 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. and also losing some water along the way. >> all right. a lot of fun. >> it was awesome. >> maybe not a petty cab future as far as driving one. but riding in one, for sure.
you to decide. head to our web site. whdh.com. you can vote. we will have results tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. stay tuned for that. >> sarah: coming up, ben affleck topping the box offers this weekend. how much money his new movie took in. >> danielle: it is looking like fall out there. but feeling like temperatures in the 70's and 80's. how long it lasts coming up. fifteen million sold in just the last 10 years and we're saying thanks during blinds to go's customer apppreciation sale! buy one get one half off your favorite products. we love our customers and we're showing it. blinds to
sarah: a special delivery on the mass. pike. a baby boy born on the pike sunday night. mass. state police tweeting out this photo. they say the framingham couple had pulled over on the pike when the mother went into labor. state troopers and e.m.s. responded. the baby couldn't wait. he was born right there in the ambulance. >> christa: cute little bundle. ben affleck weekend box office. >> sarah: i saw "the girl on the train." it was really good. spooky but good. one to see. >> danielle: you know what? the next couple of days aren't days to spend inside watching movies. the weather is going to be so nice out there. current temperatures in the mid-70's.
this afternoon and evening. we could see a spot shower into the evening commute and into dinnertime. then overnight tonight into tomorrow, we are clearing things out. the sunshine is returning. high temperatures today, mid-70's. and then look what happens as we head into tomorrow. temperatures klining into the 80's. 82 is the record in boston. we will be really close. and we are staying warm into wednesday as well. 79. the next chance for rain won't really be beneficial to us sunshine returns for the weekend. >> christa: enjoy this wonderful weather. have a nice monday. >> sarah: have a great
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>> gabi: you're a little angel. it's amazing that you can sleep through all this...craziness. i just hope that arianna's sleeping too. i know that she's fine with blanca, but i just... i worry. it's bad enough that you're uncle jj's out there patrolling the streets, but now your papi's out there too. and after everything that happened with clyde-- >> chad: look who i found. >> gabi: hi. oh, my gosh, hey there, baby girl. >> chad: couldn't leave your beautiful girl stuck at the hospital all night. >> gabi: thank you.