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here is heartbroken over the loss of so many lives. very, very tragic and horrific accident and my thoughts and prayers are with the families. >> anchor: the state police aren't releasing victims names until family members have all been notified. all they will say right now is their investigation into what happened is ongoing. in middleborough, steve cooper, 7 news. >> anchor: tonight we're hearing from the heart broken father of one of the victims. a college student returning to team 7 coverage live on cape cod and kelly we're saying father but because of the relations he could also be an uncle or sole sort of relative to the other victim as well, right? >> reporter: yes, that's right. this man is absolutely heartbroken. i don't think heartbreaking describes what this family is going through. they are a large family here on this cape his son was headed to anna maria college with his two cousins and another friend
the cape with the family when that tragedy occurred on 495 and he says that the family understandably is in shock. fun loving kid, you know? he never got into any trouble. i always would say i have to worry about other people, other things. stopping him and that's what has happened. too soon. he was going back to school and to do his thing. all of them were. they were all ju the community and the families are hurting. >> reporter: mr. digs didn't want to show his face but wanted to let people know about his son and share those photographs with us and remarkably as we were speaking just a few moments ago, he said his family also goes out to the driver who is out in that other car that caused this wreck that is under investigation
are mourning the loss of their loved one. reporting live in barnstable, kelly o'hara, 7 news. >> anchor: and we're following a developing story in nashua, new hampshire. another loss the death of this 16-year-old causing city leaders to seal up storm drains. police believe that teen-ager was swept down a drain during friday's downpours. family and friends creating that small memorial to remember him. that's with where they believe it happened. 7's dan hausle new hampshire with a freak tragedy, dan. >> anchor: yeah, it's really tough behind me you can see the memorial that's grown here and it actually grew just a bit in the last hour or so when some aunts and uncles and father of the victim came by to see if they could find some kind of answer. jacob goult's father is comforted by family near where the far with a teen was last seen friday night all them too upset to talk of a boated metal
cover, orange cones marking the other. police say one of those storm drains was open friday night when 16-year-old jacob disappeared into the nashua river. his hat and umbrella near the open hole. he was a at thical teen-ager like me sometimes depressed all the time but like some things like drama at school but most of the time he was happy and joyful making jokes with all of us and he was just a happy person. >> reporter: investigators say surveyance video shows him walking in the area with a hat and umbrella later found near the open srm strangers have been drawn to the area lucking for answers. a 16 yearly kid loses hi life because a some drain pops off. how come they all didn't pop off? i know we had a lot of rain so that could be why. maybe it was forced up. i have no idea. it's a strange story. >> reporter: while city officials are offering no answers about how the cover may have come off, the storm drain, they are vowing to do whatever they can to keep it from happening again. the mayor's office promising to replace aluminum covers with
by tamper proof bolts. all of this while many nashua teens think about what they have lost. when i found out i was like this has got to be fake but when i watched the news i was crying. i couldn't believe this happened. >> reporter: a lot of grits and storm drains throughout the city. the city officials say they tried to get them one by one but they say if any residents notice any problem areas to give them a call and they will put those to the top of the list. live in nashua, new hampshire, dan hausle, women have had it with guys like you! >> anchor: hilary clinton teaming up with massachusetts senator elizabeth warren and new hampshire governor maggie hassan. they campaigned together up in manchester attacking donald trump while trying to rally voters to get to the polls with election day just 15 days away. let's get to byron barnett live
senator elizabeth warren is one of hillary clinton's top surrogates and today elizabeth warren really got the clinton crowd fired up. hillary clinton amiring in new hampshire with senator elizabeth warren who hit donald trump hard for his comments about women. he thinks that because he has a mouth full oftic tax that he can force himself on any woman within groping with trump. and nasty women have really had it with guys like you. get this, donald. nasty women are tough. nasty women are smart and nasty women vote. clinton clearly welcoming warren's attacks on her opponen. i kind of expect if donald heard what she just said he is
like nobody else. she exposes him for what he is. temperaturemently unfit and totally unqualified to be president of the united states. >> anchor: clinton also tried to give a before the to new hampshire's senate candidate, governor pentagony hassan and hopes assan victory will win back the u.s. senate. unlike her opponent she has therefore been afraid to stabbed up she knows he shouldn't be a role model for our kids or for anybody else for that matter. >> reporter: the clinton campaign says hilary clinton will be campaigning for other congressional democratic congressional candidates in other battleground states if she thinks she can make a difference. that's the store ewillive from pan chester, new hampshire. i'm byron barnett, 7 news on to donald trump spent his monday focused on florida.
bits believes he needs to win to win the election. we have more on trump's visit. >> reporter: trump has 29 electoral votes and many say florida is a must win for truffle high said today he is actually beating hillary clinton despite what the polls say donald trump hitting campaign trail hard today in his send home the battleground state of florida. just in case you haven't heard we're winning not only florida but we're going to win the whole thing. in the sunshine state early voting has gun with two weeks in a new poll clinton leads trump by five points but trump has said don't believe anything you hear from cth n calling it the clinton news network. to polls do show him ahead nationally but he trails by 12 in a new news poll and six in an average of national polls. in battle ground states, trump's close or ahead only in iowa, ohio and florida. trump tweeted calling the polls phony. you see these phony polls
life, your economy and your country. >> reporter: it's also been reported today clinton ally aided the campaign of an f.b.i. spouse. this just came out. gave more than 675,000 to the campaign of the spouse, the wife of the top f.b.i. official who helped into mrs. clinton's illegal e-mail server. >> anchor: trump continues to campaign in florida today holding a rally in tampa later tonight. in the newsroom, brandon gun oh, 7 muse. >> anchor: we're following more breaking news tonight an abington mom called oh court after allegedly rear ending a police cruiser while intoxicated. he was challenged with second offense operating under the
then failing to yield of he is being held on $500,000 cash bail. police say he rear-ended the cruiser saturday seriously injuring the officer inside. the officer was injured but has been released from the hospital and now recovering at home. his two passengers walked way unharmed. >> anchor: a different kind of change for massachusetts
drivers. all toll booths go electronic at the end of this week. so coming up what that switch means for you. >> anchor: plus patriots left is convincing victory in
>> anchor: a driver deadline fast approving. starting this friday just before 10:00 at night all tolls in the state of massachusetts will become electronic. if you don't have an ez pass don't worry. the state has a way to get hour penny. >> anchor: tranta and some backups too. no pun intended. hire is kris anderson with the story. digging for dollars and tracking down change for the toll booth will soon be a thing of the past. at least in massachusetts. mass dot's plan to convert to all electronicking to goes into effect this friday night. the toll booths replaced by these large gantries. we take an image of your license split and we bill you or hopefully you have a transponder
electronicking to system will cover the entire state, 23 locations from the fork border to downtown boston. mass.says the move will help the air quality, reduce congestion and improve public safety. a lot of accidents happen at the various toll facilities because traffic is slowing down, merging, cutting into lanes. >> reporter: but with the new system going live on friday, that means getting rid of the old system. all of the components of the toll plaza will be the canopy overhead, the booth as well as tunnel system, the stairs that go down into the tunnel system. >> reporter: the construction that begins on friday will focus on removing the toll booths in the center lanes. traffic will then be diverted to outside lanes. with construction scheduled to last until the end of 2017, mass dot is hoping drivers will be safe and plan accordingly. people need to be reaped for that on monday during their commute because it will be a big
collectors. he said about 500 employees are affected by the switch to electronicking to. the workers are being offered a variety of job options but colin says hundreds will be left unemployed. there will be layoffs. there will be layoffs somewhere between 207 and 1250 say believe is the number. in weston, kris anderson, 7 news. >> anchor: sunshine out there this afternoon. another round of sunshine tomorrow but chilly. the forecast for the week is coming up. 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,
>> reporter: ily week sheaing up. the warm of the day of the week was a. hopefully you enjoyed it. upper 50's this afternoon. only in the upper 40's tomorrow and weapons. dry until thursday. rain comes at us thursday afternoon and there may be some left over chill that for some of you worcester his, southern national, that might start as some sleet thursday afternoon but essentially a chilly rain. sheer what the jet stream that's not going to allow us to warm up. temperatures at this time settling back from the upper 50's now down into the low 50's and upper 40's. jaffrey 48, orange 48, downtown boston at 54. northern new england, northern new york they didn't make it out of upper 40's this afternoon and high pressure from canada responsible for that. we had a cool front come through here this morning with clouds and some sprinkles but now the high pressure takes it from here and that will start building into southern new england overnight tonight.
was a little bit cranky at times this afternoon. 15 to 20 miles per hour. this evening around ten to 15 miles per hour then settling to under ten miles per hour after midnight tonight. temperatures between 33 and 39 so a chilly morning commute and here is the difference. it will be chilly all day long we had several cold morning this fall but we have been able to recover but now that we enter in the end of october and head for november that sun not as strong as it once was so it requires more lifting for the sun to 40's to around 50 tomorrow afternoon. noral high 5 city around 55 tomorrow afternoon. dracut at 49. concord at 48. too the worcester hills mix of includes and sun, barre 46, jaffrey and keen mid 40's and caped a lands mid 50's and a bit of a breeze for everyone tomorrow out of the west northwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. wednesday mostly sunny skies, few clouds around in the afternoon. but that too is a chilly day. upper 40's. now on to thursday.
system not coming from the tropics so no tropical downpours to be concerned about but this area of low pressure will wobble out of great lake states and there is going to be some left over cold air so you notice different colors on the map for the first time in several months the purple and pink. i do think we'll have a burst of snow in western new england and northern new york state but likely there is to be a few reports of sleet pellets activity, some sleet pellets. those ball bearings of ice that bounce around. worcester hills, southern new hampshire, mixing in rain thursday night and friday. see you at 7:00. just to be clear there is no such thing as a bad win in the nfl and every time you come out on top, it is a real positive but there is no way the patriots are actually feeling good about how it went down in pittsburgh yesterday. the pats overcoming plenty of self-inflicted punishment to beat an undermanned steelers
bell and brown run wild and still manage to leave with an 11 point lead. julian edelman who lost a fumble on the heinz field carpet said it's all pat of the maturation process, everybody in the league has to go through we're having a mentally tough teamp it's still very early and in the season so we have to continue to improve. you get glimpses of what your tis guys hung in and fought hard and our defense played well. it's tough to win on the road in the nfl especially against a hard team and i know they are missing players but still great to win. >> anchor: it's a never ending parade between pipes for bruins tukka rask already out with a lower body injury today at practice antoine kudobon left the practice early with a hand or wrist issue and now the b's are digging deep to find another
room. the b's throwing a shooter tooter out there opposite malcom souban in providence. he may get the call tomorrow night again the wild and if so the former first round pick says he is ready to roll. sure, obviously you are always waiting for it and anxious and i'm here right now so i have to make the believe. as a coach there is one thing that worries me, steve, is stopping the puck of don't care how you do ju i am not a goalie coach so as a coach i am depending on making the safes and goalie coach should work on techniques. >> anchor: celtics giving rj hunter his walking papers on his 23rd birdie day waving the former first round pick after they couldn't find a trade partner for the guard hunter losing out to a roster spot to aims young who brings a little more at let civil and versatility to the table. this year's world series champion is set for a party for the ages.
1948. cubs of course working on a 108 year drought. and jon lester and terry francona, two guys with plenty of championship experience are thinking about popping bottles just yet. it's so hard to win anyway, you know, we'll put all of our energy into tomorrow, see if we can beat lester and whoever follows him hopefully and then if we win we can move on. if we lose we will move on and try to win the next day. we we'll enjoy this for the next however many days and see where we're at in the end. one of us has to win, right? giants and rams in london where landon collins guess on a little journey through jolly old england bringing this case king of interception back to the house, big blew out lasts la in an ugly one but collins is wild. pick 6 made it worth the trip across the pond and gets our
today releasing defensive lineman anthony johnson. that's sports. >> anchor: all right, joe, thank you. so boston celtics officially breaking ground on its new state of the art practice facility. the c's will hit the hardwood at boston landing in brighton when it's all complete this spring. big turn out there for the ground breaking and here is what it will look like. this is part of the new balance headquarters and the new face thy will be called the auerbach center of course in legendary celtics coach will big beautiful place and of course it will feature the famed parquet floor. >> anchor: been to one of the other practice facilities in waltham. they had a juice bar, coffee. keep those as part of it. >> anchor: you are funny. who cares about the floor. t a beautiful floor. >> anchor: it is indeed.
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tonight, battleground blitz. just 15 days to go, hillary clinton riding high, and donald trump now telling his supporters, the rolls are rigged, casting blame as the candidates hit the home stretch. highway horror, new clues and questions after a tour bu collide. the feds now investigating a fatal collision. manhunt for a keller who opened fire on police, now armed and on the run. and a troubling twist. bonus betrayal. thousands of troops promised to reen list, and serve america at war, now being forced to give the money back. military families outrages.