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attack under investigation at boston university. what a female student says happened to her inside of a dorm. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm delgado. chris lambert taking a break from diaper duty. >> chris: i getting up early, losing some sleep? not with two little ones at home. 51 inos 52 in plymouth. take a look at the radar pictures. we track some showers this morning into rhode island and eastern connecticut. most of this staying well south of the mass pike. i'd say across bristol county, plymouth county, the cape and the islands. that's the best opportunity to pick up on rain showers. once we get beyond about 8:00 or 9:00, we're done with the rain. a breeze throughout the day. upper 50s on average. low 50s out through worcester county.
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a couple days highs only in the upper 40s. we'll find it tuesday and wednesday. more on the seven-day forecast ahead. >> sarah: breaking news. five people killed in a wrong-way crash in middleboro. right now police are trying the piece together moments leading up to that accident. >> christa: let's get out live with the latest on the investigation this morning. john cuoco is there. john, tell us what you're seeing right now. >> john: christa, we just got some new information from state police. this is a multiple-fatality crash involving twos, people, all five people were killed. if you take a look behind me here. you can see there are still some crews on scene, a fire engine, some tow trucks. it appears they're cleaning up the road here. state police say one car was driving south in the northbound lane of 495. we're over here near exit 3. that single driver hit a car with four people inside. state police are still investigating. the northbound side of the highway here is still closed. but you can see in some of the video that we're showing you
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was. again, two cars involved, five people, all five people have been killed. you can see crews still on scene here, state police still investigating. that's the latest live here in middleborough. john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: this crash leading the a traffic alert. let's send it over to kris anderson with the latest. >> kris: an horrific crash there. that's around 495 in doesn't seem to be tying up traffic too much at this point. that northbound lane is still closed. take out of that they look like they're wrapping up that scene right now, but the northbound lane, 495 in the middleborough area is still closed. be alert if you're heading out this morning. other problems, nothing much to talk about here. no problems on the pike. north of town, 93 heading into boston, things looking good. smooth sailing there. route 1 saugus, some of the construction crews are still out there wrapping up their work for
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ten minutes from the split to the tunnel. good shape there. let's go to drive times. ten minutes split to the tunnel. 12 minutes 128 to 93 and 11 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> sarah: happening today, grief councilors will be at a new hampshire high school. they'll be on hand to talk to classmates about a teen who went missing on friday. a body pulled from the merrimack river is believed to be that 16-year-old. 7's victoria warren is live, and vicki, investiga s found his belongings by a storm drain? >> they did. they found his belongings right near this storm drain that you see behind me, and this is where there's this growing memorial. many of those classmates and friends stopping by here, trying to come to terms with what happened. a growing memorial at the site of a storm drain in nashua. >> it's just unreal. i can't even imagine. >> victoria: 16-year-old jacob goulet went missing friday.
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drain during the sudden downpour. just before noon sunday, police found a body in the merrimack river matching jacob's description. >> my wife has been in tears all night. her mother's been crying all night just not knowing. >> victoria: jacob's uncle held out hope all weekend, even though early on police found jacob's belongings near the storm drain and saw him on surveillance video. >> the police watched footage of him on camera walking up this path bin disappeared. that was the last time he was seen on camera. he just dropped out of sight. >> victoria: police continue to investigate as friends and family continue to try to understand how something like this could happen. >> like it doesn't seem real to me that something like this could happen where i could be making jokes with him in second block and school and then a day later he turns up missing. >> victoria: and they are going to have grief councilors
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with the faculty. investigators, meanwhile, continue to look into all of this, and they are still working to make a positive i.d. on the body that was pulled from the merrimack river on sunday. live this morning in nashua, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: vicki, thank you. it's 5:05. police are investigating after someone was sexually assaulted inside a dorm building at boston university. this allegedly happened early sunday morning. right now police say they don't have any >> sarah: police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery in amesbury. investigators say this man robbed a citizens bank on main street sunday afternoon and took off with an unknown amount of cash. he's considered to be armed and dangerous. >> christa: the election now just 15 days away. early voting begins today right here in massachusetts. this is first time that early voting will be allowed in the bay state. so residents can vote now until
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communities. >> srah: a new national poll shows hillary clinton with a double-digit lead over donald trump, but both sides know it's a little more than two weeks left before election day there are a lot of undecided voters. the candidates are now slow faux cussing on battleground states including new hampshire. 7's jennifer eagan live in manchester where hillary clinton will appear later today. jen? >> sarah, good morning. clinton will hold a rally here this afternoon with senator elizabeth warren. clinton now not just focusing on taking the white house but also urgingot control of congress to democrats. with just 15 days until the election, both candidates hitting the campaign trail hard. >> some people are sore losers. >> it's a disaster. >> jennifer: a new abc news/"washington post" poll shows hillary clinton expanding her lead to 12 points. clinton, with 50%, trump with 38%. despite the lead, clinton is not backing down. >> to say you won't respected the results of the election, that is a direct threat to our
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>> jennifer: there were also more hacked e-mails released by wikileaks on sunday. the latest batch talks about how the clinton campaign had gun control supporters planted at a town hall meeting in new hampshire, but clinton is not letting the e-mails or trump's criticism slow her down. >> i don't even think about responding to him anymore. >> jennifer: meanwhile, donald trump rallying supporters in the sunshine state. >> in 16 days we're going to win the great state of florida and we're going to win back the whitese >> jennifer: but trump continues to struggle to stay on message, insisting the system is rigged against him. >> they want me to take that back. folks, let me tell you, it's a rigged system. >> jennifer: president obama talking about those comments. >> donald trump is already talking about how the game is rigged. i got to say, that means he's losing. >> jennifer: clinton's rally gets under way at 12:30. trump, meanwhile, will be
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hampshire, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now four people are fighting for their lives as police continue investigating a deadly tour bus crash that happened in california. 13 people were killed when this bus slammed into the back of a truck sunday morning. police say the bus was going so fast that a huge piece of that truck ended up wedged inside. 33 other people were injured and the truck driver was treated for minor injuries, as well. we're following breaking news out of at least five people there are dead after a plane reportedly carrying officials from the european union's border agency crashed in malta. the plane went down shortly after take-off this morning. the wreckage is seen burning there in a field. officials say the flight was headed to libya. >> sarah: the patriots waking up winners this morning. >> and gronk into the end zone. new england touchdown. >> sarah: gronk putting on a show against his old team,
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huge win over the steelers in pittsburgh. 7's trey daerr has all the highlights. >> our exciewghts, when it was good, we made a lot of good plays. i think we had a lot of self-inflicted wounds. >> trey: turnovers, missed field goals and at times a stagnant offense. >> the crowd is going crazy. you get glimpse of what your team is all about. and, you k there and fought hard. >> trey: the steelers contained rob gronkowski early, but gronk broke the game open in the second half. >> i had a good look and tom threw the balance perfectly, right on the money for me to make the play. i just had to run, give a little move and run full speed and just good execution all around. >> trey: further helping get the offense in gear, a huge performance from legarrette blount, who wore out the steelers' defense.
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run. and he's so deceptive with his quickness. he's a big back, but he's got great agility. >> running the balance, passing the ball is huge. to see him come in, run the ball super hard downhill, it's just awesome. >> trey: legarrette blount a huge part of the patriots' offense, but tom brady rock solid yet again, 19 of 26, 222 yards, and maybe most importantly, no interceptions. the patriots now through seven weeks and none of their quarterbacks are yet to throw an interception. reportg daerr, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right. didn't get to see the very end. i had to get my kids off to bed. >> sarah: busy day. >> christa: lots to get to this morning. coming up, the cubs, they're going to the world series. but it's a beloved chicago sports figure's rendition of "take me out to the ballgame" that has everyone talking. >> sarah: it's monday. that means it's another edition of "who did it better?."
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camp challenge. >> christa: and the clean-up one homeowner is facing in lowell this morning. that does not look good, chris. >> bri:>> chris: a bit of a bree out there. won't be quite as windy today. 51 ins with. 46 in worcester. some showers across southeastern mass over the next couple hours. otherwise a dry day. kids, outdoor recess later on this afternoon. seven-day forecast ahead. >> kris: you can feel those wind gusts when you're out on the road. luckily it's not as bad this morning. live look headed the zakim bridge and leverett connector. we'll take a look at your roadways and your morning commute when you come back. >> sarah: and we're staying on top of breaking news. five people are dead after a wrong-way crash on 495 north in middleborough. state police are still on scene trying to piece together exactly
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>> sarah: welcome back. 5:14. dogs and dog lovers getting in the halloween spirit on the esplanade for the sixth annual, here i am canine promenade. it was so windy i barely kept that hat on. i served as emcee. there's my family. peter pan, captain hook. buddy was the crocodile. everybody has such cute costumes. the evlt included a parade of pets, prizes and more. of course it all benefits the esplanade association, which all of us. i have to say, the weather was nuts. it was so windy. >> christa: i feel bad for buddy. he seems like he got the raw end of the deal. >> sarah: he liked it. >> christa: you guys look great. >> christa:>> sarah: he likes ts out. >> chris: a lot of dogs with the tongues out. had a lot of fun out, there catching some wind, too. at times winds gusting over 40 to amph.
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strong. the wind is out of the west-southwest here at about 10 to 12mph. 12mph in boston. tracking a couple showers. mabley down across buzzards bay and down into rhode island and eastern connecticut. a couple light showers close to the blackstone valley, southern worcester county on the rhode island border. you find some heavier showers into buzzards bay, across that dartmouth here. new bedford. that's heading in toward marion and eventually over toward minutes in falmouth. the intensity will pick up a little bit. this quick-hitting system. we're not dealing with a lot of rain. a few hours and some showers down through southern bristol, southern plymouth county and the cape and the islands morning. otherwise it's dry. mainly after 9:00. not much going on down there. returning partial sunshine. not a lot of run. one-tenth to one quarter of an inch down in these locations. one or two towns may pick up slightly over that, but boston, worcester, points north, don't expect much rain out there.
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picture across the country. specific northwest very active, but it's very quiet into the midwest. this is the weather that's going to be working in here at least for a couple days. so i don't expect over the next several days to see a lot of rain, although there will be a couple more opportunities as we go through the week to pick up on some showers. next opportunity will be thursday afternoon, thursday night, thinking most of friday winds up dry as -- if the system is fast enough. another quick-hitting system coming in here late that could deliver a couple more showers in here. otherwise not expecting a tremendous amount of water throughout the week. maybe catching a half an inch or so for the next seven days. thursday afternoon, saturday afternoon, a couple more shower chances ahead at the time it stands right now. so a couple early showers across the cape and the islands and back into southeastern mass this morning. just for a few hours. any time after 8:00, 9:00, i think it's pretty much over and done. with otherwise partly sunny and breezy today. winds not as strong as it was over the weekend.
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mainly clear skies tonight. chilly night tonight. low to mid-30s in a lot of suburbs. close to 30 in boston and low 40s across the cape. early sun tomorrow giving way to at times partly to mostly cloudy skies late morning, early afternoon. this is it. 44 to 50 for a high. so a lot of locations failing to even reach 50 degrees. especially across the hillier terrain of worcester county. 7 on 7 forecast. taking you through the week, no big warm-ups. we're consistent. in fact, we're below seasonal levels for m average high well into the 50s. a couple degrees either side of it throughout much of the week. >> christa: sunday night football really going the distance. it ended in a tie. the game between the seahawks and cardinals ended 6-6, the lowest-scoring tie since the league introduced overtime. so both teams had the chance to win it late in o.t., but arizona's short field goal attempt bounced off the post, and with just a few seconds remaining, seattle's attempt went wide left.
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in two years. >> sarah: the cubs are heading to the world series for the first time since 1945, but it's likely they won't be bringing back bulls' legend scottie pippen to sing "take me out to the ballgame." [sinning off key] ? take me out to the ballgame take me out to the park ? i don't care if i... ? >> christa: cracker jacks maybe? >> sarah: maybe he needed a cheat sheet for the lyrics. some are calling it the worst rendition ever. but at least he's smiling through it. >> christa: what can you expect? he's a basketball player, right? not his forte. 5:19. new safe sheets initiative.
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the first six months of their life. >> sarah: and why a new dress code is sexist. >> christa: and five people have died after a wrong-way crash on 495 in middleborough. the highway shut down in that area. state police are still on the scene. imagine if your child were trapped in a failing school. imagine if your child couldn't read or write at grade level.
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to a public charter school. but they can't. if you like your public school, question 2 won't affect you. but for kids stuck in failing school districts, question 2 will let parents choose something better and give all our kids hope. please vote yes on question 2. interviewer: what would stop you from voting this november? woman 1: working late. man 1: lines -- i hate long lines. woman 2: no babysitter.
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better pancakes now in holiday flavors. >> christa: it's monday morning. did it better?." bri eggers is taking on a celebrity or an athlete. >> sarah: these are always fun to watch. so this week a celtics' star suits up for diaper duty, so pay attention because you have to decide who did it better. >> sarah: we're back with "who did it better?." i should keep my voice down because this time it's baby boot camp with jae crowder from the celtics. the challenge, waddle a baby doll, change its diaper and
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who can do it faster and also cuter? are you up for the challenge? >> i'm in. >> bri: already. all right. let's do it. ashley young gave us a quick lesson before we got started. >> take one corner, go to the other hip. you're all set. >> bri: as a father, jae was coming into this challenge with some tricks up his sleeve. >> how many deep verse you changed in your life? >> more than my fair share. >> here we go, one, two, three. >> corner to here, corner to here. >> bri: good start. >> i'm going to unwrap her a little bit. >> bri: you're really good at this. >> okay. >> bri: you're almost there. you're doing way better than i
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so glad you went first. oh, wow. >> top that. bri >> three, two, one, go. >> bri: okay, hip, hip. ? so happy baby hush little baby don't say a word ? tape from the back. make sure you supported the head. i hear that's really important, as well. >> good. >> bri: sabotage. >> bye-bye. good job. >> bri: thank you for the encouragement. so with no tears, a quick lull buy and a freshly changed baby, ja efinished in 1:28. i came in a few seconds earlier at 1:24. that's a close time. and again work the cuteness
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decide, so make sure you make your decision on who did it better. >> it's close. >> christa: that's going to be a tough one. >> sarah: bri says this was her favorite. it was so fun. >> christa: going to change it up a little bit. you can tell he has girls. >> sarah: boys are different. now it's up to you to decide who did it better. head to our web site, whdh.com, to vote. we'll have the results for you tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. ready to work. curt schilling has been reportedly hired for a new job in politics. >> sarah: plus a security breech, an american airlines flight to boston delayed at the gate. >> christa: and tracking breaking news this morning, five people have died after a wrong-way crash on 495 north many middleborough. we'll have the latest on the investigation in fast track
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>> sarah: breaking news at 5:30. five people killed in a wrong-way crash in middleborough. police trying the figure out what went wrong. >> christa: strong winds causing a train to fall on a home in lowell. why the home homeowner feels mof those trees could topple. >> sarah: the fashion police come to boston. some are calling the new dress code sexist. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: how about we start at 5:30 on monday morning,ev i'm delgado. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. send it over the chris lambert. >> chris: it's nice to be back. missed you a bunch over last week and a half at home on did ay day care. we have a new lovely little girl in the family. 51 in boston. 52 in plymouth. 50 in norwood right now. showers down through southeastern mass, the cape and the islands. back into rhode island. not going the last all that long. any rain we get this morning is pretty much over and done with by about 8 chor or 9:00 a.m. taking a look at some of these
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bay. once you get into the west of connecticut here, there's nothing going on. so i do expect partly sunny skies the rest of the afternoon. a little bit of a breeze today. nothing compared to what we saw over the weekend, but overall those winds at times guessing over 20mph. temperatures generally run entering the upper 50s. cool week ahead. we'll talk more on that in a couple more rain chances ahead in the seven-day forecast. >> we're staying on top of breaking news. tragedy in middleborough, five people killed in a wrong-way crash on 4 right now police are trying to piece together the moments leading up to the accident. >> christa: for the very latest on what happened here and on the investigation, go to 7's john cuoco. john, is that road still closed or open behind you? >> christa, just from the last half hour, this road is now open. cars are now moving through. state police are confirming that this is a multiple fatality crash involving two cars and
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killed. now, state police say one car was driving the wrong way going south in the northbound lane of 495 over here near exit 3. that single driver hit a car with four people inside. the crash happened just after midnight. state police are still investigating here, but you can see in some of the video that we're showing you just how bad this crash is. again, five people killed, two cars involved out here on 495 in middleborough. right now state police are still investigatin we're live in middleborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: john, thank you. as you check in with kris anderson and fast track traffic with this alert, chris, it looks like there was some traffic moving behind him there. >> sarah: this is traffic north of the city. 93, the zakim bridge and leverett connector heading in. you heard john just say 495 in the middleborough area is back open. that's the traffic alert update. that road is back open after that horrific crash this morning. look at the maps now. things looking good as you get close to boston. just ten minutes from the split
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three, 24 and 95 connecting with 128. all looking good. you have the slowdown there starting to form right at the braintree split. framingham, the pike into boston, smooth sailing past 128. slowdowns around the tollbooth maybe. and north of town, you see some slowdowns starting to form right around 93 and 128 there in the lawrence area. let's go to the maps and show you what we're dealing with this morning if you're walking out the door on this monday. ten minutes. split to the tunnel, 12 minutes. 128 to 93, 11 minutes. 128 to the zakim >> sarah: here are some of the top stories we're following today. police say the body found in the merrimack river is believed to be a missing teenager from nashua, new hampshire. investigators say a 16-year-old jacob goulet was last seen on friday. his belongings were found near a strong drain. goulet attended nashua high north. grief councilors will be at the school today. >> sarah: police are investigating after they say someone was sexually assaulted in a dorm at boston university. it allegedly happened early
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suspects. >> christa: also this morning a man in lowell will be cleaning up lots of cleaning up after trees ended up causing significant damage to his yard. trees were uprooted in his lawn. they crashed into the garage leaving a large hole in the roof. police shut down the road for a while as crews were worried the strong winds might cause other trees to fall, as well. >> i get up and i see the two house. i didn't know what to think. the rain we had, there was... the ground was soggy, yeah, the torrential rains loosened it up. >> christa: he plans to clear the other trees near his home, as well and is glad that neither he nor his dog milo was hurt. new this morning, students at boston latin school speaking out again.
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signed an online petition protesting the school's dress code. the ban bans spaghetti straps and gang-relateed items. students say it discriminates against women and minorities. >> sarah: man is and reckless driving charges. police say he rear-ended a cruiser on saturday, seriously injuring the officer inside. you can see he was pretty banged up from that crash. two other passengers in the car walked away unharmed. the injured police officer has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home. >> christa: and right now firefighters trying to figure our how a train ended up getting punctured causing about 2,400 gallons of fuel to spill. this was in error. according to the "globe" it took
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up that area. officials believe a train hit something in the rail yard while it was moving sunday evening. american airlines says a couple boarding well before their scheduled depart time caused a flight at logan the get delayed. the airline says the couple managed to get on board this plane two hours ahead of schedule on sunday. authorities say the pair managed to get on the plane when the door should have been locked and they weren't discovered until boarding. now, american airlines released the following statement saying, "out of an abundance of caution, we unite liced a boston. >> sarah: more news today. boston police commissioner william evans receiving a special honor. he was presented with the isaac hecker award for social justice over the weekend. the commissioner received the award for his humble and compassionate approach the community policing. >> christa: and a trip to the convenience store paying off in a big way for man in rockland. anthony mclaughland won $4 million after purchasing a $10 lottery ticket.
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he plans to use the money to pay for college tuition and a new car. money well spent. >> sarah: still ahead on 7news, a pants parade. remember this? hundreds taking to the streets after a controversial letter to the editor in rhode island. >> christa: curt schilling trading sports for politics, the former sox star getting the call for a new radio job. >> sarah: and the upcoming holiday shopping season is expected to be a record breaker, especially in area. >> chris: bit of a breeze over the weekend. till breezy today, just not nearly as strong. even a couple showers across southeastern massachusetts early this morning. otherwise it's dry much of the day. upper 50s. cool week ahead, seven-day forecast follows. >> christa: holiday shopping and college tuition running through my head. this is 93 heading into boston over the zakim bridge and leverett connector. things looking pretty good.
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>> christa: right now tracking that breaking news. five people killed in a wrong-way crash on 495 north in middleborough. we know state police are investigating in that area. the highway back open this
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>> christa: dozens of women in rhode island wearing yoga pants for a special cause. >> sarah: it was all part of a protest against body shaming parade. the parade came in response to a letter sent to a local newspaper that criticized women over 20 for wearing the form-fitting pants. but those who came out for the commentary into a positive event. >> it was just positive, made me smile. everybody had smiles on their faces. it struck a nerve this election season, but it's a really positive event and a positive day. >> sarah: so the man who sent that letter to the paper is saying it was all a joke. and the parade was stressful and intimidating since it all happened right in front of his house.
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>> christa: or if you don't like it, don't look, you snow? okay. 5:42. lots to get to, including know and go. sleep safety. the american academy of pediatrics introduceing new recommendations. >> sarah: plus the american college home coming ends in a brawl. what happened just before fists
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>> sarah: welcome back on this monday morning. it's 5:45. time now for everything you need the start your day off right. >> christa: it's monday morning. we have chris lambert back with us. >> chris: thank you, christa. good to be back with you. starting off this morning rubbing into the low 50s temperature-wise. not all this cold outside this morning. 46 in worcester. 47 up there in jaffrey, new hampshire. 54 in hyannis and 60 down on the vineyard. 60 on nantucket, as well. any mild thee it's not going to really warm up all that much. i think it will stay steady in the 50s to near 60 degrees. the wind not as strong as it was over the weekend. however, still a gusty wind out there in the afternoon. at times gusting over 20mph. indeed, we have some rain to track, as well. most of the raindrops have been well south of boston. a few are out in brockton, bridgewater, taunton right now. some steadier showers down through dartmouth and into buzzards bay heading into falmouth as we speak. this does not last all that
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the cape and the islands this morning. that is it. once we get beyond 8:00 or 9:00 a.m., the area is dry. expect partly sunny skies. in terms of the rain chance as we go through this week, showers across southeastern mass this morning. drier on tuesday and wednesday. then thursday afternoon into thursday night, new chance of some showers working in. in fact, i think by the time we get to thursday night, more widespread in terms of rainfall working in. that would be the best chance of picking up an additional half the week. a couple more showers are a possibility late saturday into saturday night. so area of low pressure to the east of us. area of low pressure to the west of us as we go through the next couple days. so sitting pretty through tuesday into wednesday. and then this area will work in on thursday providing us with the next opportunity of some showers. so we have this coming on through thursday afternoon, thursday night. thinking it dries out fairly quickly here friday morning and another batch of showers could be working in here late saturday, saturday night,
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of being heavy over the weekend. a couple more showers. a thursday rain showers heavier than friday at this point. temperatures generally running in the mid to upper 50s this afternoon. partly sunny skies. overnight tonight, mainly cool and clear. 32 in colder spots. 38 to 40 in boston. low 40s across the cape. look at this tomorrow. that's the best we can do? mid to upper 40s for highs. a couple towns sneaking close average. wednesday another cool day ahead of us. couple rain chances thursday afternoon, thursday night and again on saturday afternoon. otherwise the week rather quiet and rather cool. guys? >> christa: we're staying on top of breaking news. police are searching for answers after a horrible overnight crash that happened in middleborough. police say five people were killed in a wrong-way crash that happened on 495 north. and this was just after midnight. state police say the driver was
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northbound side and then crashed into a car with four people inside. so all five were killed. 495 north was shut down as state police investigated. it has since reopened. state police are still trying to piece together exactly what led up to that crash. but as you head over to 7's kris anderson and fast track alert, chris, the good news is that highway is back open. >> kris: a horrific accident there, but again, 495 in the middleborough area, northbound and southbound lanes are back open. you shouldn't have any problems there are some problems on the expressway, no accidents, but that monday morning slowdown as you're getting around the gas tank. this is 93 on the expressway heading into boston. andlet's go to the maps. only 14 minutes from the split up to the tunnel. here's where those slowdowns are you saw showing you a few moments ago. 3 looking pretty good. 24 starting to see the backup. there and you see some slowdowns around the braintree split. 95 connecting with 128 looking good. the mass pike from 495 through framingham, smooth sailing.
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you may see some slowdowns around the toll plazas as you get closer to boston. north of town, 93 all the way in, looking pretty good. 128 some slowdowns there as the two traffic lanes start to merge there. and then route 1 in saugus is looking good. take a look at those drive times, show you what you're dealing with this morning. if you're headed out, 13 minutes to the tunnel, 128 to 93. 12 minutes, 18 to the zakim bridge. back to you, guys. >> christa: kris, thank you. happening today, the man ect pend of robbing a bank in in court. 40-year-old alan wilson was arrested at a local mcdonald's over the weekend. the surveillance video shows him pointing a gun at a teller, grabbing money and then taking off. and police in the town of clinton are warning residents today about what they're calling a quote very lethal batch of heroin that's circling the area. this is after three people died on friday. both local and state police are investigating to find the source of the heroin, and they're asking everybody in the community to go ahead and spread
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>> christa: right now dracut police are trying the find a missing woman. kathryn lucier was last seen in the area of very debt road. she's 75 years old. police used a dog and helicopter to search over night. a memorial service will be held in connecticut wednesday for the woman who was lost at sea during a fishing trip with her son last month. according to the hartford courant, gnaw than carmen is planning the m saying it's too premature to hold the event. nathan carmen survived after spending more than a week in the raft after going on a trip with his mother last month. court records reveal that both nathan and his mother were suspects in the murder of her father back in 2013. no charges were ever filed against either of them. a personal foul at the end of saturday's college football game between southern connecticut and merrimack, fists flying right on the field.
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southern connecticut's win. coaches an referees had to step in to break it up. thankfully no one was hurt. we reached out to the school, though, but they had no comment. >> christa: fire officials are investigating after a mill building goes up in flames in attleboro. flames breaking out before the 3:00 on mechanics street on sunday afternoon. the strong winds made it difficult to contain those flames. >> sarah: firefighters rushed to the scene of a house fire in brockton. it broke out just after 3:00 on sunday. according not enterprise, investigators believe it was caused by a torch. no one was hurt. >> christa: new this morning, former red sox pitcher curt schilling set to join the conservative media group breitbart to host a daily online radio show. the show will officially be announce today. the show is eventually expected to include live streaming video. schilling is hoping to challenge massachusetts senator elizabeth warren in 2018. >> sarah: today testimony continues in the bridgegate
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retake the stand. kelly was the deputy chief of staff to new jersey governor chris christie when the alleged plot took place. foreign authority officials and members of christie's staff are accused of closing lanes on the george washington bridge as revenge against the fort lee mayor who wouldn't endorse christie's reelection effort in 2012. closing arguments are expected the take place on wednesday. >> christa: checking news cross country, police are searching for a suspect after a high-speed chase leads to a shootout in california. tried to pull over an s.u.v., but the driver refused to stop. so there was actually a passenger in that car that fired more than a dozen shots at the officer, hitting the car several times. the driver managed to get away and no one was hurt. >> sarah: 127 people facing charges this morning after being arrested while protesting against a pipeline project in north dakota. hundreds of demonstrators blocked a highway on sunday. officials say officers also
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flew dangerously close to a police helicopter. >> christa: a dozen people recovering this morning after a car slams into a church in florida. police say the car swerved to avoid a accident. that's when it crashed into the building. and it happened during a prayer service. one person had to be airlifted to the hospital. no word yet on the victim's conditions, though. ism iraqi and kurdish forces are continuing their fight against isis in hopes of regaining control of mosul. they have been targeting areas just outside of u.s. defense secretary ash carter was talking about the battle for iraq's second largest city. the i'm encouraged by what i see. so far it's proceeding according to our plan. we have tough fighting ahead. the u.s. will continue to play its part. >> sarah: it's expected to take weeks if not months to
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morning, officials releasing new recommendations for infant sleep safety. if you're a new parent, you'll want to hear about this. the american academy of pediatrics suggesting that babies sleep in a crib in their parents bedroom for at least the first six months, even up to a year. they say couches, by the way, are the most dangerous places for babies to sleep. about 3,500 babies still die in their sleep each year here in the u.s. brain changes even if they don't suffer a concussion. after just one season, those who took the most hits had changes in white matter, which helps connect different areas of the brain. >> sarah: it's not even halloween yet, but the holiday shopping season has already begun. research is showing that this year is going to be a record breaker. a credit card dot com survey shows that a million shoppers have already finished. who are these people?
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20% higher than it with was last holiday season. a new survey shows candy corn is the most popular halloween candy in most u.s. states. the sweet treat was the top pick in oregon, wyoming, tennessee, texas and south carolina. nationwide the candy pulling the n the highest total number of votes was the reese's peanut butter cup. i feel like kids want candy like that. can you pass out candy corn? i don't think they would like that. >> christa: they wouldn't. it's the equivalent of easter peeps in your easter basket. >> sarah: i agree. >> christa: i hope i'm not offending anybody. >> sarah: when you're a kid, though, there's no such thing as "too sweet." they'll eat that stuff breakfast, lunch and dinner, right? the battle will be upon us parents to do the, hey, you can have candy after dinner. early showers across southeastern mass. partly sunny skies overall. most fading bang into the 30s. we're still a week away from
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trick-or-treating yet, although once we get into monday, we will. overall a cool week. >> christa: coming up at 6:00, an historic debut. early voting begins today in massachusetts and what voters need to know. ism also ahead, an alarming attack reported inside as be
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happen. >> sarah: what may have led up to his disappearance. >> christa: on alert at boston university after a student is allegedly attacked inside a dorm room. >> sarah: something in the granite state -- stumping in the granite state. hillary clinton calling in backup on the campaign trail. >> christa: and it's 6-1 for the pats. >> gronkowski in the end zone! >> christa: the team taking down the steelers on sunday. good monday morning, everybody. a week to go until halloween. hard to believe. chris lambert is back. hopefully that weather will be nice for halloween, chris? >> chris: fingers crossed. we could use nice weather for the trick-or-treaters. right now it looks okay. 51 in boston. 50 in plymouth. an it does feel like fall. last week it didn't. how many days did we have 67? even a couple days close to 80 degrees. not the case. a couple rain showers to track south of boston, manly across brockton, bridgewater. a few light rain showers
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hanover and middleborough down into dartmouth across the cape and the islands. this will only last a couple hours, and then it's dry the rest of the day. a bit of a brees. not as strong as it was over the weekend. upper 50s today. struggling to get out of the upper 40s on tuesday and wednesday. more on that seven-day first ahead. >> sarah: we begin with breaking news this morning. five people have been killed in a wrong-way crash on 495 north in middleborough. state police have the road shut down while they were investigating. >> christa: right now that highway is become open, and tha stretch. let's head out live to middleborough. here's 7's john cuoco. john? >> john: christa, state police confirming a multiple fatality crash involving two cars and five people, all five people have been killed. now, police say one car was driving the wrong way going south in the northbound lane of 495 near exit 3. that single driver hit a car with four people inside. the crash happened just after midnight. state police are still
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after being closed earlier. traffic is now moving through. you can see in our have it just how bad this crash was. we're told some time later this morning state police will have a briefing for the media to update this terrible story. for now we're live in middleborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." u. all right. time now for fast track traffic. let's send it over the kris in for danielle. >> kris: this is th this morning. you see some back-ups and back-ups to the north, as well. take a look at 93 heading into boston. zakim bridge, leverett connector, you see the high volume of monday-morning traffic. let's go to the maps and show you what we're dealing with there. there is an accident we need to tell you about. 495 at 93. an accident there is causing back-ups you need to be aware of. as you get closer to boston, no real issues, other than the typical flow of traffic. to the south, it's increased about 17 minutes from the split up to the tunnel with those
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3 looking pretty good. 24 seeing back-ups here, as well. 95 as you connect with 128 having some problems there. smooth sailing on the turnpike through framingham. all the way past 128. into boston. as you get to a tollbooth, you'll see some slowdowns but nothing really too serious to tell you about. there let's look at the drive time, show you what we're dealing with as you drive out the door. 14 minutes, split to the tunnel. 12 minutes, 128 to 93. 13 republicans, 128 to the zakim bridge. wu, guys. >> sarah: right now family and friends left i in new hampshire work to identify a body pulled from the merrimack river. it's believed to be that of a teen who may have fallen into a storm drain before being swept away. 7's victoria warren is live this morning with the very latest. vicki? >> victoria: very sad story this weekend. friends and family trying to understand all of this. take a live look behind me. you can see where there is a memorial now growing at this storm drain. this is the last location that police know this teen was.
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the weekend and they're still trying to make a positive identity on it. a growing memorial at the site of a storm drain in nashua. >> it's just unreal. i can't even imagine. >> victoria: 16-year-old jacob goulet went missing friday. friends and family fear his body was washed away into the storm drain during the sudden downpour. just before noon sunday, police found a body in the merrimack river matching jacob's description. >> my wife has been in tears all night. her mother's been crying all night just not knowing. >> victoria: jacob's uncle says the family held out hope all weekend, even though early on police found jay can be's belongings near the storm drain and saw him on surveillance video. >> the police watched footage of him on camera walking up this path behind me, and then he just disappeared. that was the last time he was seen on camera. he just dropped out of sight. >> victoria: police continue to investigate as friends and family continue to try to
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this could happen. >> like it doesn't seem real to me that something like this could happen where i could be making jokes with him in second block and school and then a day later he turns up missing. >> victoria: and they are going to have grief councilors on hand at the high school to day as those classmates are coming tght for the first time since friday's tragedy. the police investigation continues. they are planning an autopsy on the body, and they're looking to grate could have gotten moved. live this morning in nashua, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening right now, police are investigating after they say someone was sexually assaulted inside a dorm at boston university. this was early sunday morning. right now the university is sending out an alert to students. police say they don't have any suspects. the election 15 days away. early voting beginning today right here in massachusetts,
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residents can vote until november 4th at designating voted locations. while early voting opens up here, one candidate is set to campaign north of the border. hillary clinton will be in manchester as donald trump tries to sway voters in some other battleground states. jennifer eagan is in manchester with more. jennifer eagan christa, good morning. it which will hold a rally with senator elizabeth warren. clinton now not just focus earning voters to turn over control of congress to democrats. with just 15 days until the election, both candidates hitting the campaign trail hard. >> some people are sore losers. >> it's a disaster. >> jennifer: a new abc news/"washington post" poll shows hillary clinton expanding her lead to 12 points. clinton, with 50%, trump with 38%. despite the lead, clinton is not backing down. >> to say you won't respect
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democracy. >> jennifer: there were also more hacked e-mails released by wikileaks on sunday. the latest batch talks about how the clinton campaign had gun control supporters planted at a town hall meeting in new new hampshire allegedly, but clinton is not letting the e-mails or trump's criticism slow her down. >> i don't even think about responding to him anymore. >> jennifer: meanwhile, donald trump rallying supporters in the sunshine state. >> in 16 days we're going to win the great state of florida and we're going to win back the white house. >> jennifer: but tru continues to struggle to stay on message, insisting the system is rigged against him. >> they want me to take that back. let me tell you, folks, it's a rigged system. >> jennifer: president obama slamming trump over those comments. >> donald trump is already talking about how the game is rigged. i got to say, that means he's losing. >> jennifer: clinton's rally here in manchester gets under way at 12:30 today.
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we're live in manchester, new hampshire, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." ism right now police are searching for a s.in a bank robbery in amesbury. investigators say this man robbed a citizens bank on marek amann street sunday afternoon and took off with an unknown amount of crash. he's considered to be arm and dangerous. also on 7, four people are fighting for their lives as police continue to investigate a deadly tour bus crash in palm springs, california. 13 people were killed when a tour bus slammed into the back of a truck police say the bus was going so fast that a huge piece of the truck ended up wedged inside. 33 people were injured. >> in almost 35 years i've never been the a crash where there's been 13 confirmed fatal accidents. so it's tough. it's tough for all of us. >> sarah: the truck driver was treated for minor injuries. >> christa: breaking news overseas out of malta where at least five are dead after a plane reportedly carrying officials from the european
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malta. the plane went down shortly after taking off italiana happened this morning. officials say the flight was headed to libya. >> sarah: new details after a scare on the red line. service is back to normal after a mechanical issue forced officials to cut power late last night. the mbta says there was an issue with the train at downtown crossing. according to the "globe," there were reports of smoke, which was due to an overheated motor. >> christa: the patriots waking up winners. the team stealing a big win in it wasn't always pretty, but, yeah, tom brady helped get that job done. >> sarah: it was a big day for rob gronkowski and blount blount. 7's trey daerr has more from heinz field. >> our execution, when it was good, we made a lot of good plays. we had a lot of self-inflicted wounds. >> trey: turnover, missed field goals and at times a stagnant offense. the patriots overcome a subpar performance by their standards, winning on the road in pittsburgh. >> they close the gap around you and then the crowd is going
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of what your team is all about. you know, our guys hung in there and fought hard. >> trey: the steelers contained rob gronkowski early, but gronk broke the game open in the second half. >> just had a good look. tom threw the balance perfectly, right on the money for me to make the play. i just had to run, give it a little move and run full speed. just good excuse overall. >> trey: further helping get the offense in gear, a huge performance from legarrette blount, who wore out the >> they gave him some space to run, and he's just so deceptive with his quickness. he's a big back but he's got great agility. >> running the ball, passing the ball, it's huge. to see him come in, run the ball super hard downhill, it's just awesome. >> trey: legarrette blount a huge part of the patriots' offense, but tom brady rock solid yet again. 19 of 26, 222 yards, and maybe most importantly, no
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weeks and none of their quarterbacks are yet to throw an interception. reporting in pittsburgh, trey daerr, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: still ahead on "today in new england," cashing in. a tree tears through the roof of a home in lowell with the homeowner inside. >> christa: also turning a negative into a positive. why dozens of women in rhode island turned out for a yoga pants parade. >> sarah: and get ready to decide who did it better. this week bri and a celtics' star are taking on a >> chris: a couple showers at the bus stop across southeastern mass. otherwise outdoor recess should be the theme as we roll into mid-day and carry it into the afternoon. mid to upper 50s. a little bit of a breeze. cool week ahead. seven-day forecast ahead, as well. >> christa: and breaking right now, the investigation continues in middleborough where five people were killed in a wrong-way crash just after midnight.
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>> sarah: 6:15 right. now dog and dog lovers getting in the halloween spirit on the esplanade for the sixth annual canine promenade. there i am. i emceed the event. i tell you, my hat blew off a few times, it was so windy there's my family, pan, tinkerbell, and the crocodile. the event benefits the esplanade association. but, yeah, it was such a windy, windy day out there yesterday. >> christa: you were telling me your husband's wig got a little out of control. >> sarah: it did. >> christa: he was eating the captain hook hair. >> sarah: he's like, does anybody have a rubber band. he's not used to having the long hair. >> chris: i don't blame him. and tinkerbell in the stroller, you didn't want her to fly away. what a gusty wind. we had 40 to 50mph at
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morning, but we have a southwesterly wind at 13. 51 degrees in boston right now. 45 in worcester. low to mid-50s down through the cape and the islands. that's where we have a couple showers working in this morning. don't expect a lot of rain today. a couple of showers working on through the next couple hours. by 8:00 or 9:00 a.m., the rainfall down through the cape and the islands will taper off. had some showers from marshfield over to brockton and down into buzzards bay, but a lot of this is pushing off quickly to the east. and north and west of back in play. we'll hold on to partly sunny skies through this afternoon. wind today not as gusty as it was yesterday. still see some gusts over 20mph. relatively quiet pattern settling on in for mid-day today through the day on wednesday and even to start off on thursday morning. you look to the west of us. no more mild air like we had last week. so many days well above average. not the case this week. in fact, the air is going to be pressing in from canada over the next couple days. that means temperatures even
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seen over the last 24 hours. so 60s yesterday, upper 50s today. 40s for highs on tuesday into wednesday. then we get into thursday afternoon. into friday morning. the next renewed chance of showers working in. and some of this rain by mei be locally on the heavier side. thursday night, a quick half an inch to an inch with this system working in. and then as we get into the weekend, there may be another area of low pressure to provide us with some more scattered showers late saturday or saturday night. that system not as moist in terms of the rainfall amount as what we'll see on thursday some really thinking thursday afternoon, thursday night the next best chance of some widespread rain, appreciable rain. half an inch to an inch with that system working on in. 53 to 59 this afternoon. partly sunny skies, breezy conditions. tonight mainly clear. cool night. temperatures back into the 30s to near 40 degrees. forecast for tomorrow, mid-40s to near 50 early sunshine. otherwise partly to mostly cloudy skies for mid-day and
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7 on 7 forecast, plenty of 40s and 50s this week. temperatures near seasonable if not below it. >> christa: fast track traffic time. we have kris anderson in for danielle. >> sarah: christa, good morning. happy monday. live look outside. this is south of town. 93, the expressway around the gas tank. traffic backed up. lots of break lights. not what we like the see but what we expect to see as everyone is heading back the work. let's go to the maps. there's a problem not north. 93 near andover and 495 southb accident there causing some back-ups on 93. as you get closer to boston, route 1 in saugus looking good. no issues to tell you about there. 17 minutes split to the tunnel. the big slowdown in between right there when you're revving on the expressway. 3 no real problems. 24 starting to back up. 95 connecting with 128. some issues there. the turnpike looking good. 495 slows down as you get close to the framingham. clears back up all the way through 128. but as you get closer to boston, you'll have to slow down around the tollbooth.
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if you're headed out this morning. split to the tunnel, 12 minutes 128 to 93 and 17 minutes 128 to the zakim bridge. back to you, guys. >> christa: more news now, and dozens of women in rhode island taking part in a yoga pants parade for a special cause. this parade was protesting body shaming and it comes in response to a letter sent to a local newspaper that criticized women over the age of 20 for wearing yoga pants. those who came out for the parade very positive event. >> it was just positive, made me smile. everybody had smiles on their faces. struck a nerve this election season, but it's a really positive event and a positive day. >> christa: so the man who sent the letter to the paper said it was all a joke and that the parade was a bit stressful and intimidating since it happened in front of his home, which was by design. the organizers marched down the street in front of this guy's house. >> sarah: you don't send a
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>> christa: don't look. don like, don't look. still ahead, 6:30, a dangerous disruption. sunday's services interrupted when a car slams right into a packed church. >> christa: a flight the boston getting delayed, how some early borders caused some concern. >> sarah: and breaking news out of middleborough. that's where state police say a wrong-way driver hit another car
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>> christa: it's monday morning, which means time for "who did it better?," where bri eggers, one of our favorite weather people around here, is taking on a celebrity or an athlete in the new challenge. >> sarah: so this week a celtics star suits up. we're talking about diaper duty now. pay attention. you have to decide who did it better.
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did it better?." i should keep my voice down because this time it's baby boot camp with jae crowder from the celtics. the challenge, waddle a baby doll, change its diaper and safely secure it in a car seat. who can do it faster and also cuter? are you up for the challenge? >> i'm in. >> bri: all right. let's do it. ashley young, a labor and delivery and postpartum nurse at mass general hospital, gave us a quick lesson before we got started. >> take one connor to a hip. the other to the other hip and you're all set. >> bri: some tricks up his sleeve. how many diapers have you changed in your life? >> more than i can count. >> bri: on the count of three. three, two, one... >> corner to here. corner to here. >> bri: we're already off to a good start. ? twinkle,, twinkle, little star ? >> i'm going to unwrap her a little bit. >> bri: you're really good at this.
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>> bri: you're almost there. you're doing way better than i thought. >> rights here. >> bri: is glad you went first. oh, wow. >> top that. >> that's really incredible. >> three, two, one, go. >> bri: okay, hip, hip. ? so happy hush little bab tape from the back. make sure you support the head. i hear that's important, as well. oh, boy, that is tricky. >> good. >> bri: sabotage. >> bye-bye. good job. >> bri: thank you for the encouragement. so with no tear, a quick lullby, and a freshly changed baby, jae
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i came in a few seconds earlier at 1:24. that's a close time. and again with the cuteness points. so now it's up to you to decide. make sure you make your decision on who did it better. >> sarah: bri said this was her favorite one. >> christa: i can see why. you have to learn that swaddling stuff. it's a lifesaver. swaddle the baby. make a baby burrito and everybody survives. >> sarah: oh, my goodness. so you have to decide who did it better. head toh. tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. >> christa: of course, chris is the expert at that with a new baby girl in the house. all right. ahead at 6:30, including an honor for a boston police commissioner, the special award that he just received. >> sarah: and a lowell home damaged. a tree trunk piercing one man's roof. >> christa: and we have more on breaking news out of middleborough. a deadly crash under investigation this morning.
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>> christa: breaking news. a car is smashed after a crash in middleborough. what we know about this serious wreck. >> sarah: a hole ripped in one man's roof. the tree that crashed down and made a mess in lowell. >> christa: shots ring out. a police cruiser hit during a chase. the tense moments caught on camera. >> sarah: taking early boarding to another level. the passengers who laid a flight to boston.>> former bull's star. who forgot the words to a ballpark class snick -- classic. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. thanks for staying us with. it's 6:30. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. we welcome back chris lambert, who is taking a break from daddy duty and midnight feedings. >> chris: work is easy compared to a newborn at home, no question about that.
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51 in boston. 50 in plymouth. good to be become with you folks here. we are dealing with a little bit of rainfall, but in the a lot of wet weather to deal with. steady rain across the cape and the islands as we speak. a few showers extending back into brockton. north and west of there, we are dry. and it will dry out even where it's raining by 8:00, 9:00 a.m., the rain starts the slide off to the east. mid to upper 50s this afternoon. a little bit of a breeze out there, not expecting nearly as windy of a condition as we head over the weekend. and look at this week, not expecting that warm weather to return. the average highs into the upper 50s. nowhere close to that on tuesday and wednesday. upper 40s at best. we have a cool week ahead. a lot of dry times as well, more on the seven-day forecast coming up. >> sarah: imagine that breaking news in middleborough. a wrong-way driver crashes into another car killing five. this deadly crash happened on 495 north just after midnight. >> christa: right now that stretch of highway is back open, but obviously police are looking
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this. let's go to 7's john cuoco in middleborough with what we know so far. john? >> john: christa, state police confirming a multiple fatality crash on 495 involving two cars and five people. all five people were killed. now, from what we've learned from state police, one car was driving the wrong way, going south in the northbound lane of 495 near exit 3. that single driver hit a car with four people inside. the crash happened just after midnight. investigating the northbound lane is now open. it was closed earlier. you can see in this video just how bad this crash was. state police sent out a tweet saying they will be updating the media at some point this morning. once we get that information, we'll make sure to bring it right to you. for now live in middleborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. is that crash impacting the
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both the northbound and southbound lanes of 495 are open in middleborough. the scene is clear. there shouldn't be any traffic back-ups as a result of that earlier accident. this is a look live outside north of town. zakim bridge, 93 and the leverett connector, an we have a shot of south of town now. this is the expray heading into boston. not so express. all the brake lights popping up. let's look at the mays real quickly because it will take you 33 minutes. it jumped up since i left my to the tunnel. routes 3, 24 and 95 backed up as you connect with 128. turnpike starting to slow down through framingham as you get closer to boston, as well. 93, the accident up here at 495 in and year has cleared, but there's still some back-ups 93 heading into boston. route 1 in saugus is looking pretty good. let's take a look at the drive times and show you what you're dealing with. 26 minutes split to the tunnel. 128 to 93, 13 minutes. 25 minutes, 128 to the zakim. back to you, guys. >> christa:
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police say a body found in merrimack river is believed to be that of missing teenager jacob goulet. of nashua, new hampshire. his belongings were found near a storm drain. police are investigating after they say someone was sexually assaulted in a dorm in boston university. it allegedly happened early sunday morning. the university sending out an alert to students yesterday afternoon. right now police do not have any suspects. >> sarah: wild weather causing trouble for a man in lowell. he'l ended up causing quite a bit of damage to his garage right here. so a strong wind gust uprooted a pair of trees in the front lawn of mike gay early sunday morning. they crashed into the garage, left a huge hole in the roof. police had to shut down the road for a while as the crews were worried that strong winds might cause other trees to fall, as well. >> i get up and i see the two trees knocking over my house.
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the rain we had, there was... the ground was soggy, yeah. torrential rains loosened it up. >> christa: he plans to clear the other trees near his home. he's just glad he and his dog milo weren't injured. >> sarah: a drunk driver that crashed into an east bridgewater police officer will appear in court. a 24-year-old is facing o.u.i. and reckless driving charges. cruiser saturday, seriously injuring the officer inside. as you can see, he was pretty banged up from that crash, as well. the two other passengers in the car walked away unharmed. the injured officer has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home. >> christa: firefighters trying to figure out how a train ended up getting punctured, causing about 2,400 gallons of fuel to spill with the tanker that was punctured here. according to the "globe," it
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clean up that area. officials believe the train hit something in the rail yard as it was leaving on sunday evening. >> sarah: american airlines says the couple boarding well before scheduled time caused a flight headed to logan to be delayed in philadelphia. the airline says the couple managed to get on the plane two hours ahead of time sunday at philadelphia international airport. authorities say the pair managed to get on the plane when doors should have been locked. they weren't discovered until boarding. american airlines released a statement saying, "out of an ab utilized a different aircraft for the flight to boston." >> christa: more news now, boston police commissioner william evans receiving a special honor. he was presented with the isaac hecker award for social justice. he received it over the weekend. the commissioner getting that award for what they described as his humble and compassionate approach to community policing. >> sarah: a rockland man winning big over the weekend. anthony mclaughlin won $4
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store. he chose the annuity option, which means he will receive 20 annual payments of $200,000 before taxes. the rockland says he plans to use the money to pay for college tuition and a new car. >> christa: that sounds much too casual. i feel like it needs to be bigger with that amount of money, but a record tied at the head of the charles regatta. she won the women's singles en 31-year-old won. she won a silver medal in rio. she's planning to take some time off to focus on her medical residency. look at that. >> sarah: really windy that day, that's for sure. still ahead this morning, a memorial service causing controversy. a son set to honor his mother lost at sea, but not everyone is on board. >> christa: and a church crash. a service packed with hundreds of parishioners getting shaken up when a driver suddenly hits their building. >> sarah: and bullets rattle a
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on camera. >> christa: and we're staying on top of breaking news in middleborough where investigators are trying to piece together a wrong-way crash overnight that killed five people and briefly shut down
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>> christa: we're back at 6:41 with this dramatic story. a police ride-along turns terrifying farce jeff inside a police cruiser when it turns into a high-speed chase and shots are fired. this happened in california. it began when the officer tried to pull over an s.u.v., but the driver was refusing to stop. so a p more than a dozen shots hitting the police car several times. the civilian who was inside, a woman, suffered minor injuries from broken glass. the police officer was not hurt and the suspect got away and is still on the run this morning. >> sarah: a dozen people are recovering after a car slams into a church in florida. the 2 car swarved to avoid an accident when it crashed into a building during a prayer service. one person had to be airlifted to the hospital. no word yet on the victim's
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your way next on this monday morning with your top stories. police in dracut need your help trying the track down a missing woman. >> state police confirming five people killed in a wrong-way crash this imagine if your child were trapped in a failing school. imagine if your child couldn't read or write at grade level. imagine if your child were stuck on a waiting list. 32,000 kids want to go to a public charter school. but they can't. if you like your public school, question 2 won't affect you. but for kids stuck in failing school districts, question 2 will let parents choose something better and give all our kids hope.
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>> reporter: breaking news, a chaotic collision in middleborough. a car totaled. another wrecked on the road. what we're learning about this fatal accident. >> reporter: a devastating discovery in new hampshire. a teen vanishes. now police believe his body has been found. >> reporter: hillary clinton carving out a major lead in the latest poll. today she's making her case in new hampshire as trump fires back. >> sarah: time the know and go. we have all the day's top stories coming up. >> christa: starting off with a little weather. chris lambertk with with >> chris: i'm back and so is the fall weather. cool air in place, christa, as we go through the work week here. good morning, everyone. 51 in boston. 50 in plymouth. showers out there. most of this now down across the cape cod canal and the cape itself with locally heavier rain across well freefleet back into chatham and over to the vineyard. this is exiting stage east fairly quickly here. i don't expect much rain past 8:00 a.m. for the cape and the islands. the rest of us dry, partly sunny skies expected to prevail.
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over the weekend. mid to upper 50s this afternoon. very close to seasonal levels. we'll watch the cooler air filter in overnight tonight and stay with us as we go through the next couple days. 39 tonight. even in boston. a with it of a breeze out of the west. should reach the mid-30s in a lot of the suburbs. low to 30s out through worcester county. upper 20s across the higher terrain of worcester county into southwestern new hampshire. tomorrow early sunshine, more clouds mixing in mid-morning through about mid-afternoon. that's it. mid to upper 40s play out here again on wednesday. so we don't have a lot of warmth in the seven-day forecast compared to last week. a renewed chance of rain working in thursday afternoon and thursday night. and perhaps another shower or two on saturday afternoon. >> sarah: imagine that breaking news. five people have been killed after a wrong-way crash on 495 in middleborough. >> christa: it's unclear what led up to the crash, but we have 7's john cuoco out there in middleborough, and he's gathering the latest details.
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>> john: christa, state police confirming a multiple-fatality crash on 495 involving two cars and five people. all five people were killed. we're told one car was driving the wrong way going south in the northbound lane of 495 near exit 3. that single driver hit a car with four people inside. the crash happened just after midnight. state police are still investigating the northbound lane is now open. it was closed earlier this morning. the travellic you can see in some of this video we have just how bad this crash was. state police say they will be updating the media some time this morning, so once we get this information, we'll make sure to bring it right to you. for now, we're live in middleborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: that stretch of highway back open after briefly being closed. kris anderson is here tracking all the of the highways and roads for us. >> kris: good morning, everyone. there are some traffic back-ups you'll be dealing with this morning. south of town, the expressway
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this morning. so you'll need some extra time if you're headed out this morning. let's go to the maps and show you what we're dealing with as far as time is concerned. a half hour, 31 minutes from the split up to the tunnel. pretty slow going. the backup is extending into 3, 24 and 95 connecting with 128. we're seeing slowdowns on the pike, as well, as you get into framingham. clears up a little bit, but once you get past 128 heading enter boston, that's when you see another set of slowdowns here. to the north there is a problem. 93 is backed up, but will is an route 3 southbound and 128, that can cause some concerns for you. and some back-ups if you're headed in this morning. route 1 in saugus starting to slow down. quick look at the drive times. split to the tunnel, 46 minutes, 128 to the 93, 17 minutes. and 128 to the zakim bridge is 34 minutes. back to you, guys. ism right now family and friends left in shock as police in new hampshire work to identify a body pulled from the merrimack
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teen who may have fallen into a storm drain before being swept away. 7's victoria warren is live this morning with the very latest. vicki? >> victoria: the last anybody knew, sarah, this teen was walking this path during some pretty heavy rains. police tracked hill right at this spot where this storm drain, is and now there is a growing memorial as friends and family try to come to terms with exactly something like this could happen. a 16-year-old jacob goulet went missing friday and friends and family fear h away into the storm drain during a sudden downpour. just before noon sunday, police found a body in the merrimack river matching jacob's description. jay can be's uncle says the family held out hope all weekend, even though early on police found jay can be's belongings near the storm drain. we saw him on surveillance video. police say at one point during the video he just dropped out of sight. so today they're going to do an autopsy on the body to do an official confirmation on whether
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body. his friends will be going back to school today and at the school they will have grief councilors on hand. live this morning in nashua, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: happening right now, police are investigating after they say a victim was sexually assaulted inside a dorm at boston university. this allegedly happened sunday morning and so now the university is sending out an alert to students. right now police say they don't have any suspects. >> sarah: breaking news right at least five people are dead after a plane reportedly carrying officials from the european union's border agency crashed. the plane went down shortly after take-off this morning. officials say the flight was heading to libya. >> christa: and the election now 15 days away. early voting beginning in massachusetts today. by the way, this is the first time that early voting will be allowed in the bay state. o you vote from now until november 4th at designated community voting locations.
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making her pitch to voters in the granite state today. donald trump continues to call the system rigged. let's go to 7's jennifer eagan. she's live on the campaign trail in manchester this morning. jen? >> jennifer: christa, good morning. clinton will hold a rally this afternoon with senator elizabeth warren. clinton is turning her edge in the polls into a sizeable lead now. the latest abc news/"washington post poll has clinton up by 12 points now. she campaigned in income -- rt send her to the white house but also shift control of congress to democrats. clinton had a message for trump supporters, too. >> i understand that they need a president who cares about them, will listen to them and i want to be their president, too. >> trump meanwhile campaigned in florida where he promised supporters that he will win the
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election process. >> they want me to take that back. let me tell you, folks, it's a rigged system. >> trump has more events in florida today. clinton is campaigning here in manchester. her speech gets under way at 12:30. live in manchester, new hampshire, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening today, the man suspected of robbing a methuen bank will be arraigned in court. 40-year-old alan wilson was arrested at a localon surveillance video from last thursday allegedly shows him pointing a gun at a teller, grabbing some money and then taking off. >> christa: police in dracut are trying to find a missing woman. you see her right here. her name is kathryn lucier. she was last seen in the area of burnett road. she's 75 and police used a helicopter in order to search for her overnight. >> sarah: new details about a mystery at sea. a memorial service will be hell in connecticut on wednesday for the woman who disappeared during
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according to the hartford current, nathan carmen is planning a memorial service for his mother linda. her other children are not involved in this memorial. nathan carmen survived after spending more than a week in a raft after going on the trip with his mother last month. records reveal that both nathan and his mother were suspects in the murder of her father back in 20? -- 2013. no charges were filed against either of them. >> christa: and caught on camera, a personal foul at football game between southern connecticut and merrimack some a fight erupted saturday. players were shaking hands after southern connecticut's win. that's when this happened. coaches had to step in and break it all up. we reached out to the school, but they had no comment at this time >> sarah: also on 7, four people are in critical condition this morning as police continue to investigate a deadly tour bus crash in palm springs, california. 13 people were killed when a tour bus slammed into the back of a truck sunday morning.
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fast that a huge piece of the truck ended up wedged inside. 33 people were injured. >> almost 35 years i have never been to a crash where there's been 13 confirmed fatal accidents. so it's tough. it's tough for all of us. >> sarah: the truck driver was treated for minor injuries. >> christa: iraqi and kurdish forces continuing their fight against isis and n the hopes of regaining control of mosul. they have been targeting areas just outside of mosul. u.s. defense sta meantime, reassuring u.s. troops on the importance of the battle for iraq's second largest city. >> i'm encouraged by what i see. so far it is proceeding according to our plan. we've got tough fighting ahead. the u.s. will continue to play its part. >> christa: it's expected the take weeks if not months to drive isis from mosul. >> sarah: the patriots beat
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sunday. legarrette blount scored twice in the game. rob gronkowski also caught a touchdown pass. the pats won the game 27-16. with the win, they've improved to 6-1. they now own the best record in the nfl. >> christa: sunday night football, one game ends in a tie. the seahawks and cardinals end the game 6-6. so both teams had the chance to win it late in o.testimony, but arizona's short field goal attempt bounced off the post seattle's attempt went wide left. by the way, this is the lowest-scoring tie since the league introduced overtime. >> sarah: the cubs are headed to the world series, but it's likely they won't be bringing back bulls' legend scottie pippen to sing "take me out to the ballgame." ? take me out to the ballgame take me out to the ball
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going the started singing, "i don't know the words." pippin struggled with the words while singing the song saturday night. some are calling this the worst rendition ever. at least he's smiling. >> christa: from listening, i'm going to say the words aren't the only thing he was struggling with. how about the tune, as well? that's okay, chris, he's a basketball guy. >> chris: him and jordan bring you so many championships to the city, i think chicago will let him slide. taking a look at the showers across the cape. these are going to slide off to the east. mid to upper 50s after the early showers exiting stage east. chilly week ahead. tuesday and wednesday, only in the 40s. it will be dry next best chance of widespread rain thursday afternoon, thursday night. >> sarah: thanks, chris. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks so much for joining us, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. don't forget to come back if you can for 7news "today in new england" at 9:00 a.m. enjoy your morning, and
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time running out. a new poll shows donald trump now 12 points behind hillary clinton with just over two weeks to go. top republican strategist karl rove saying a win is unlikely. >> i don't see it happening. >> trump, not giving up. white house. >> clinton sounding confident. >> i debated him for four and a half hours. i don't even think about responding to him anymore. >> so is it over, or can trump turn the tide in the next 15 days? horrific crash. speed and driver fatigue possibly behind a tour bus accident in southern california that left 13 people dead and 31 others injured. this morning, the latest on the investigation.

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