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arrest. >> this is 6 news snooze. >> sarah: good tuesday morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. how about this weather roller coast center make it stop already. >> sarah: cold out there today, chris. >> chris: the roller coaster is stopping, but it's going to be in that down spot here. temperatures, some of the coolest weather we've seen for nighttime lows and daytime highs. 43 in boston. 39 in n 39 in plymouth. not particularly cold so far this morning, but not really warm this afternoon either. not one of those days where you start off in the 30s and end 65 or 70 degrees. we'll hold into the upper 40s with the breeze through this afternoon. a cool day overall and the pattern ahead does feature more cool temperatures. struggling to get out of the 40s. maybe sneaking into the low to mid-50s by friday afternoon. the average high this time of year in the upper 50s, so substantially below that.
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more on that forecast coming up. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. here's a look outside at the zakim bridge. the roads looking good if you're getting ready to head out the door. heading into town on 39 all green. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway just ten minutes, south of town no issues on route 95, 24 or route 3. the pike fine all the way back the framingham and route 2 and 3 also looking good this morning. let's take a look atho head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston. 39 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes this morning. the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: breaking news overseas, four people have been killed after an incident at a theme park in queensland, australia. the accident happened at the dream world theme park. witnesses say the thunder river rapids is a relatively tame
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been caught in a conveyor belt. >> christa: breaking overnight, police in fall river say they've arrested a 16-year-old wanted in connection with a murder that happened back in july. his name is jayden smith, an he was apparently arrested just before midnight but had been on the run for three months. smith is expected to be arraigned in court a bit later on this morning. >> sarah: also breaking overnight, after 20 days of picketing, reports of an agreement between harvard and striking dining workers. according to the "harvard says the agreement are now be sent the a subcommittee and all workers will be able to vote on the deal on wednesday. the workers went on strike earlier this month seeking higher wages and hoping to prevent any changes to their health benefits. >> christa: right now a community is in mourning after a crash that killed five young people. >> sarah: police said the collision in middle br was caused by a wrong-way driver on 495. three of the young victims were related. 7's general cuoco live with more
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>> john: an emotional day for those who knew people killed yesterday morn, hit head-on by a wrong-way driver. >> they're all great kids. they had good hearts. >> john: with heavy hearts, candles were lit on the cape for the young lives lost on 495 that morning. >> they're very well liked. they're very well-known. >> john: the gathering held on a basketball court, fiting to remember jordan fisher, who played in high school. attending becker college, h family. >> my best friend, my cousin, hung outer day, played basketball together, we do life together. he was like a brother to me. >> john: kraig diggs also in the car, headed back to anna maria college. >> just a fun-loving kid. >> john: he spoke to his father sunday about the patriots' game. it would be the last conversation the two would have. >> he was a good kid. he never got in any trouble.
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things stopping him. >> john: friends and family committed to keeping their memories bright as they live their lives. and state police are expected to release all the names of everyone involved at some point today. live in middleborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now state police are investigating a rollover that happened in revere. a 17 lost control and crashed on route 145. look at that scene there. the driver and two passengers were all taken to the hospital. one of the passengers seriously hurt. twhe >> sarah: happening today, a patrol expected at a fall river high school after this dangerous discovery. police say someone sent this snapchat from inside the school on monday. officials placing the school in lockdown as they investigated, and it turns out it was just a bb gun. 7's jennifer eagan live in fall river with more on how police are stepping up security today. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, there will be more security as students enter the school, everybody will
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photo posted by a student. when this photo of a hand holding a gun with the caption "life at durphy" spread around fall river high school, police put the school into lockdown. >> terrifying. i got here in three minutes from my house. >> jennifer: police say a location stamp was on the photo, indicating it was taken on or close to school grounds, but the student who created the image wasn't at the school. they tracked him down in another part of fall river and say they found him with a bb gun. parents were upset when they went to pick up students after the lockdown. >> they need to get more security guards here that know what they're doing or a metal detector or something. this is crazy. our kids go to school for knowledge and an education and they're scared to come to school. >> jennifer: administrators plan to increase security at the high school. metal detectors and wands will be used as students enter. and that 15-year-old student faces a number of charges, including possessing a weapon on
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morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah:>> christa: new detailt a deadly crash at a pizza restaurant in move. the husband of one of the victims was suing the driver. eleanor miele was one of two people killed when that car slammed into sweet tomatoes restaurant back in march. her husband is now filing a wrongful death lawsuit. this comes a few weeks after the driver was criminally charged. the lawsuit was filed by an attorney representing miele's husband claiming the driver was negligent. driver, bradford casler, was speeding and ran a red light. the d.a. says he also never hit the brakes, even after his s.u.v. hit two other cars before hopping the curb and slamming into pa packed restaurant. now casler was formally charged last month, about six months after the crash. he's facing two counts of motor vehicle homicide and one count of operating a vehicle to endanger. >> sarah: still ahead this morning, no ez pass yet?
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disappear across massachusetts later this week. >> christa: and a prescription for trouble. the unexpected prize a new hampshire mom says her young daughter received in one of those gumball machines. >> chris: pattern favors cool weather over next several days. starting off in the 30s and lower 40s. not moving the needle all this much this afternoon. temperatures into the upper 40s with a bit of a breeze. talk more on that seven-day forecast ahead. >> danielle: and the roads looking good if you're getting ready to head out the door t running on schedule.
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>> sarah: with just two weeks to go before the ewill eck, massachusetts senator elizabeth warren is tearing into donald trump while campaigning with hillary clinton in new hampshire. as for trump, he's fighting for florida. the republican candidate
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14 days before voters head to the polls. today both clinton and donald trump are campaigning in the sunshine state. polls show florida is make or break for trump's white house hopes. 7's kris anderson here now with the latest from the campaign trail. >> kris: sarah, a lot of people headed to the polls two weeks from today. the trump campaign is hitting cities all across florida with one simple message: don't listen to the media. this race isn't over. two weeks out and donald trump is campaigning in a trump says they're phony. >> because this is part of the crooked system. it's part of the rigged system that i've been talking about sentence i entered the race. the media isn't just against me, they're against all of you. >> kris: in tampa, trump brought up a new poll from uninvestors business daly that has him winning. >> has us up two points nationwide. we're leading. number one. >> kris: trump also firing back over allegations that a hillary clinton ally gave
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f.b.i. deputy director connected to the clinton e-mail investigation. >> no wonder they found nothing wrong. >> kris: trump also taking to facebook, launching a live streaming nightly so-called newscast. >> welcome to trump tower live. >> kris: many are wondering if it's a appropriate type of a possible trump tv network. donald trump's florida push continues today in sandford and tal has similar as for hillary clinton, she's turning her take back the senate. hillary clinton feeling confident in new hampshire. >> i wish the election were today. >> kris: she was joined by massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. >> he thinks that the country has money, that he can call women fat pigs and bimbos. >> kris: hammering donald trump after this comment at the last campaign. >> such nas 2eu woman.
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are tough, nasty women are smart, and nasty women vote. >> andy: the clinton team turning its attention to the senate, where democrats need four seats to take back control. in new hampshire, clinton was pushing for governor maggie hassan to knock out senator kelly ayotte. >> unlike her opponent, she has never been afraid to stand up to donald trump. she knows he shouldn't be a role model for our kids or for anybody else for that matter. >> kris: just last week the $7 million to help boost other democrats in their races for their seats. that's the very latest live in the criminal room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: a winter wake-up call for parts of vermont. this is the ski resort south of burlington. this is nine inches of snow with more expected this week. other parts of the state didn't see any snow, but they did have to deal with power outages due to high winds.
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keep it there at the ski resorts. not here. >> christa: two months to go until first official day of winter. so, kris, hopefully we don't have any snow in our forecast. >> kris: plenty of snow ahead of us. keep it up in ski country right now. 43 in boston. the west wind at 14mph in ski country getting more snow on thursday. in fact, i wouldn't be surprised if off through worcester county, some of the higher terrain got a new wet pellets mixed in. for most part we're dealing with chilly rain here. 43 in townsend. 36 in worcester. 39 in norwood. 39 in plymouth. the breeze is active once again today. we've had that with us the last couple days. it wasn't as strong as what we saw over the weekend. it was still gusts over 20 to 30mph through this afternoon. we this start off with quite a bit of sunshine this morning once the sun does come up. more clouds mid-morning through mid-day as we get some scattered clouds coming through with
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sun for a couple hours around mid-day. temperatures cool. this map, this is where the air will be pressing in from over the next several days. you don't see much warm air to the north an west of us, so don't expect much of a warm-up in the seven-day forecast. in fact, temperatures consistently near seasonal levels if not quite a bit below seasonal levels bia good five, six, eight, ten degrees on sunny days. 40 to 50s back into the midwest. this system would be the next player here across the east ohio valley. and as it makes its move into new england. so we're between two systems right now, one to the east, one to the west of us through at least the next 48 hours. once we get into thursday morning, we'll watch the clouds fill on in. by mid-day thursday, likely seeing some showers working in to southern new england. note where it's colder here on thursday mid-day. northwestern connecticut, up through the berkshires into connecticut, this starts off as some snow and some sleet.
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to see more mixed in the higher terrain of worcester county. not expecting accumulation there. eventually cold rain does win on out. it will be chilly rain at that for temperatures holding into the 40s thursday afternoon and thursday night. half an inch to an inch of water. yes, that's a possibility here as you get that system to work on in thursday into thursday night. here's where the know is expected in the forecast models. you start getting little thin bands and darker shades of blue, that's just indicating the higher terrain, the most snow. these suburbs will be likely across western new england up into vermont across the higher terrain. i think vermont and upstate new york probably the winners on this snow event, if you want to call them "winners." 44 to 50 outside this afternoon. cool an breezy. sunshine an building clouds. we expect more clouds to be in the mix around mid-day. 28 to 37 overnight tonight. there is a freeze warning to the north an west of boston. some towns that haven't hit the freezing mark yet will likely this so overnight tonight.
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together. so it's a cool day. again, average high this time of year runs in into the mid to upper 50s. we'll be consistently below that. closer to seasonal levels by the weekend. could have a spot shower saturday night or sunday. >> sarah: coming up next on 7news. tom brady talking about the patriots' interception-free stretch. how brady hopes to keep the streak going. >> christa: so we asked: who did it better. you answered. see if bri eggers can continue her winning streak and take down a celtics' star in a baby-changing challenge coming
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th crayola color wonder... doess this mess-free?l magic >> chris: 20 past 5:00 on this tuesday morning. cool start. upper 30s. lower 40s. cool day overall. temperatures not moving all this much despite the sunshine to start the morning. we're expecting building clouds around mid-day. and a breezy day. highs holding into the upper 40s. should reach the upper 40s
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seasonal levels for this time of year, although it is dry the next couple days. different story by thursday. we'll track chilly train across southern new england. more on that forecast ahead. >> and new time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. the patriots pride themselves on playing mistake-free football. it's been a perfect seven weeks at quarterback from garoppolo to brisseo this is the deepest the team has gone into a season without throwing a pick, and brady is working hard to keep it going. >> everybody is not going to be a perfect play or make the perfect block or make the perfect read, but at the same time, that's what the expectation should be, but you have to reach for that. if you reach for that, then you'll get there. >> joe: the bruins need help in net. tuukka rask still day to day
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goalie on the ice. he could make his second career start tonight against the wild. in fact, he says he's ready to go. >> sure. [inaudible] >> as a coach, i want you to stop the puck. i don't care how you do it, so stop it. i'm not a goalie coach. so i'm depending on the goalie coach to work on the >> joe: dolphins' running back arian foster announcing his retirement last night, putting an eld to his injury-filled career at age 30. i'm joe amorosino. that's sports. have a great day. >> christa: police in new hampshire launching an investigation after a woman says she found this, pills inside a vending machine filled with candy and toys for children. so this mom says she made this discovery at a restaurant in rochester. let's go to 7's kris anderson
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discovery, christa. the mother took action when she realized that her daughter's prize could have been actually very dangerous. this gumball machine with toys inside caught the eye of seven-year-old allyson jones when she was out the dinner at rochester house of pizza with her family friday night. but when she put quarters in the machine, what she got wasn't something the play with at all. >> when i saw it come down and i saw it wasn't a toy, i thought it was candy. >> kris: they called police, who confirmed what the plastic container were, in fact, pills. >> the pills were not narcotics. they were not controlled drugs. they appeared to be blood pressure medication due to the size, color and the imbriton pill. >> kris: the restaurant has since removed the gumball machine. police are working with them and the vendor, reviewing video and retracing steps to figure out how the pills got there. >> i always thought this would never happen to me, but it does happen, so just double check your kids' candy and make sure
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she's sure glad that's what her mom did. >> i think she saved my life. >> kris: representatives from that pizza parlor say they've never had a problem with the gumball vendor in the past, but businesses are cooperating with the investigation to figure out how this happened. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: scary. >> christa: kris, thank you. so the results are in, and we get to find out "who did it better?." >> sarah: bri challenged victims' forward jay crowder to a baby boot camp challenge. now, he has kids, was to swaddle a baby, change the diaper, safely security it in a car seat. bri finished with a time of 1:24. jay checked in at 1:28. >> christa: so you think she would come out on top in this challenge. no. jae earned 62%. bri finished with 38% of the vote. better luck next time. i'm going to get her one of those swaddling blankets. >> sarah: i did hear he
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vote for him. >> christa: he's a good campaigner. >> sarah: coming up next, bri takes on two-time olympic champion kayla harrison in a chang. -- challenge in a latte challenge. i could use one of those lattes now. >> christa: coming up next at 5:30, running free. a deer taking off and cameras capture it running wild through a busy town. >> reporter: andas thing of the past. what you need to know about electronic tolling. >> sarah: plus a desperate search is under way for the man wanted in a deadly crime spree. the suspect learning of more
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>> sarah: now at 5:30, changes are coming to tollbooths across massachusetts. what you need to know before you hit the road. >> christa: armed, dangerous
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with this masked robber. >> sarah: and more changes to the dress code at boston latin. the item of clothing female students will be allowed to wear. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: it's october 25th. two months exactly until christmas. i know your favorite time of year. >> sarah: counting down. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. i'm excited about halloween, but, you know, the spirit of the holiday season. >> chris: this is old hat to you by now. 39 in norwood. 39 in plymouth. finally feeling like we're in the midst of fall here as temperatures this week featuring plenty of cool air in place. so they're dry the next couple days. breeze this afternoon, despite starting near 40 this morning, there's in the a whole lot of upward movement. i think we'll top off in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. at times that wind gust 20s to 30mph. overnight tonight, going to be a
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shore, essex county and some of the western suburbs and southwestern suburbs of boston. temperatures near freezing if not below it. we do expect a chilly night overnight tonight. talk more on that seven-day forecast. >> christa: kris chris, thank you. the gang is all back together. danielle, welcome back. >> danielle: an exciting day. here's a look at the expressway this morning. we actually just had an accident at granite avenue. let's go to the maps and you'll see it cleared. good news there. mostly green on the expressway. and 95 looking good. the pike fine all the way back the framingham this morning. route 2 and 3 all green, as well. 93, no issues heading enter town all the way back to 495, and route 1 looking good. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. ten minutes on the expressway. 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes this morning. no delays yet on the roads. the "t" an commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys.
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have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with a murder that happened in july. jayden smith was arrested just before midnight. smith is expected to be arraigned in court later this morning. now to the day's other top stories. people in harwich coming together to remember a -- the five people killed in a wrong-way accident. kraig diggs was among those identified. identified later today. increased security at durfee high in fall river today. police put the school into lockdown on monday when a picture of someone holding a gun appeared on snapchat. the picture included the caption "life at durfee." police arrested a 15-year-old. they say he had a bb gun. >> christa: a driver deadline is fast approaching. starting tonight, all tolls in massachusetts will go electronic some if you don't have an ez
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your money. let's go to 7's victoria warren. she's live with what you need to know. >> victoria: of course they do. they can take pictures of your license plate and then bill you by mail. take a live look at these toll plazas behind me because they're about to become a thing of the past. this friday, forget paying with cash, all tolls will be electronic. say good-bye to the tollbooths along the mass pike. >> on october going live with the all-electronic polling system. >> right after that happens, these tollbooths will begin to be demolished. >> it's the final step in a long phase to encourage drivers to use automatic transponders. >> last year we gave out about 45,000, 44,000 transponders. this year for that same exact time frame, we're over 150,000. >> that's just in the last two months, but if you don't have a transponder, don't worry. the new system can bill your
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toll plaza's and the underground tunnel system that supports them should speed traffic up. >> it will be about chest-height through here. that's because these tunnels act as a speed bump, if you will. >> it should also save the state money. >> it's a lot less expensive to collect the toll using the transponder than it is to use a body to collect the cash. >> but it will come at a cost. expect a construction mess in the coming ms, the 500 current toll collectors will lose their jobs. >> there will be layoffs. there will be layoffs of somewhere between 200 and 250. >> job training and job placement has been offered to help as many of those toll collectors as possible find new jobs. this electronic tolling, again, goes into effect on friday. live this morning from the allston-brighton tolls, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england."
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be latin is lighteddenning up on its dress cold. according to the haicialgd girls will be allowed to wear leggings as long as they're in the sheer or see-through. this follows a drive over the weekend that claims the dress cold was excessively focused on girls' sexuality and potentially racist by banning gang-related clothing. a lawsuit has been filed against the red sox six months after a criminal suit by a coworker. both men who with r black allege they were inspection because of their race. according to the "globe," the two men along with a third man, who is white, were at a world series game back in 2013 to perform a routine inspection. the lawsuit claims their colleague was allowed inside but the two black men were asked to provide additional identification. in a statement, the red sox deny the claim, calling it frivolous. >> christa: right now police in revere are looking for a suspect in a bank robbery. take a look. this is a picture of the suspect
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skeleton mask and showed a gun at the citizens bank monday. investigators say he dropped some of the money while getting away when a dye pack went off. >> sarah: boston police say this man is a person of interest in the robbery of an elderly woman in dorchester. police say it happened on howlett street. the 75-year-old victim was walking to her car when this man approached her from behind, stole her purse and then tk rhode island mobster expected to plead guilty in connection with a murder in south boston that happened nearly 2025 years ago. robert deluca will plead guilty to obstruction of justice for lying to investigators about the murder of a south boston nightclub manager. that was back in 1993. the victim's remains were found in providence earlier this year. ism we're just two weeks away from the 2016 election. early voting is already under way in boston. more than 4,000 ballots were
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which was first day of early voting. another 1,000 ballots were mailed on monday. the wife of a state trooper who was killed after his cruiser was rear-ended earlier this year is now appearing in a new ad calling for people to vote against question four, which could lead to the legalization of marijuana. >> i don't feel like getting anything from it. there's going to be more fatalities. we're going to have families without their loved ones because we're putting people at risk. >> sarah: trooper thomas clardy was killed in charlton in march. the driver who hit him was on -- was a medical marijuana patient. the driver had just purchased three marijuana joints right before the accident. the for campaign responded by saying, "we express our sincere condolences to mrs. clardy for
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to driving under the influence of marijuana that. will remain illegal." >> christa: coming up, an historic world series matchup getting under way tonight. fans chelg -- shelling out some serious cash for this once in a live-time experience. >> sarah: plus why thousands of california soldiers are being forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war. >> christa: and some news you can use first thing in the morning. we're breaking down three bedtime mistakes we often make that cost us a
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the outside corporate interests bankrolling question two are trying to deceive you. here's the truth: every time a new charter school opens, that's 400 million just last year - according to the state's own data. which means real cuts to our kids - in arts, technology, ap classes, pre-school, bus service and more. that's why question two's opposed by the massachusetts pta and school committees all across the state.
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this historic world series between the cubs and indians begins tonight out in cleveland. >> sarah: and since the a.l. won the all-star game, the indians have home-field advantage. the series reason an end to a long championship drought for one franchise. cleveland has not won the world series since 1948, while the cubs haven't won at all since 1908. >> christa: as you would expect, ticket prices are sky high for this series. according to seat geek, the
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is currently more than 1,300. however, a ticket to one of the games in chicago even more expensive with an average price reaching nearly $4,000. that's what you get when it's been 108 years. >> sarah: good game, though. everything you need to knowing soldier is coming up next. if you're hoping to get a good night's sleep, listen up. three mistakes you're making at bedtime that are keeping you up at night. >> john: and state police are expected to release all five names of the victims killed in that horrible crash on 495. we'll show you how some are already being remembered. >> christa: and rhode island parent outrage after an adult suits up for a youth football
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time for everything you need to start your day off right. >> christa: i have to wake up. >> sarah: you need coffee. >> chris: hot coffee. the ice coffee days are over in term of the mild air we had last week. 43 in boston. 49 in norwood. 39 in plymouth. wind is out of the west gusting 20 to 30mph. breeze is active once again. we this start off with a nice sky. more clouds in the mix around mid-day courtesy of canada. cold air moving into new
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overall this week it's a chillier week by far compared to what we had last week when the air was coming in from the south. don't expect temperatures to move all that much the next few day, struggling to climb out of the upper 40s even in the afternoon. it's dry today, it's dry on wednesday. thursday is a different story. we start off the morning dry. we do expect a dry morning commute. but by this afternoon, rain starts to work into new england. in fact, there's enough cold air left in place and wet snow across nor the higher terrain of western mass and up into vermont. there could be some flakes in the higher counties. but in southern new england this will be predominantly a rain maker. should pick up a half inch 20 an inch of water with accumulating snow picking up in the higher terrain of vermont back into upstate new york. 44 to 50 throughout the afternoon today. so we're in the talking about
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into worcester the next couple days, but we are talking about cool air in place. it's cold enough tonight. i think many of the suburbs will be back below the freezing mark and freeze warning north and west of boston, also south and west of boston. temperatures in the city about 37, but a lot of us outside the city very close to 32 if not lower than that. 40s ought to do it tomorrow. 40s will do it again on thursday. rain wraps up early on friday. saturday mainly dry. could get another spotty shower were to some time saturday night into sunday. guys? >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: here's a look at 93. not too bad heading through somerville. let's go to the maps. we're watching a crash in burlington southbound at route 93 at montvale avenue. the shoulder is blocked. it's not causing a major back-up. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. still just 11 minutes, south of town on route 3 northbound at exit 13. we have a crash. the pike looking fine all the way back the framingham this
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good. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready the head out the door. just 11 minutes on the expressway. braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 15 minutes. that's your longest drive so far this morning. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: right now we're learning more about that crash that killed five young people. police say the chilling collision in middleborough was caused by a wrong-bay driver on 495. three of the young victims were related. s more details. john? >> john: sarah, it was an emotional day for the people that knew all those killed yesterday morning. a vigil was held monday night on the cape for the lives lost there. horrific crash on 495 in middleborough. state police say a wrong-way driver slammed head on into another car, driving south in the northbound high-speed lane, killing four young adults and herself. state police still trying to figure out why the wrong-way driver ended up where she did.
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and state police are expected to release all the names of those involved in the crash yesterday at some point today. we're live in middleborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: new this morning parents demanding answers after a young man believed to be over 18 years old sneaks up and suits into a youth football game in rhode island. this morning the coach of that female has been fired and the team from providence has been kicked out of the league. young man putting on the uniform to go into a game against 13 and 14 year olds over the weekend. it's believed he's between 18 ?and 20 years old. >> i was more furious an embarrassed and ashamed that they did that. it hurts me. it hurts the community. it hurts the children because a lot have -- has been ripped from them.
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feels sorry for his decision. >> christa: a missing dracut woman, police now say kathryn lucier should be wearing a gray long sleeve shirt. the 75-year-old was last seen in the area of burdett road. police are still searching for her this morning. >> sarah: a burlington man is facing charges after police say he assaulted an mbta bus driver. the 21-year-old is accused of grabbing the driver by the throat when he reportedly wouldn't stop the bus. this happened near the burlington maln kulik is charged withing a secretary of stated assault and battery, threats to commit a crime and malicious destruction of property. >> christa: man is recovering this morning after quite a wreck in dover. police say the 22-year-old was speeding along hartford street monday morning. that's when he lost control of the car and slammed into a telephone poll. crews had to pull him out of the car and it burst enter flames. the victim was seriously injured but is expected to recover. >> sarah: happening now, a massive manhunt under way in oklahoma for man who allegedly
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an then taunted police about it on facebook. according to police, michael vance killed his autopsy and uncle, this after he allegedly shot two officers, stole a patrol car and then hijacked another woman and drove off in her car. then they say he went on facebook and started broadcasting it live. >> this is... look, this is you. [bleeped]. stay tuned to your local news. >> sarah: police say vance had been are leased from jail after being accused of sexually assaulting a child. they say he's armed and extremely dangerous. >> christa: the naacp is calling on federal officials to investigate an alleged hate crime at a high school in mississippi. police say that several white students tied a rope around an african american student's neck during football practice. this was two weeks ago.
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victims' mother to not file a police report. by the way, none of the students has been disciplined by the school at this point. members of the community have expressed their outrage. >> this type of behavior should not be tolerated. these incidents should not be swept under the rug. and if you tolerate this incident today, you could tolerate violent behavior in the future. >> christa: so officials say at least one of the suspects has not been seen at the school since the incident allegedly happened. national guard is forcing thousands of soldiers to pay back millions of dollars in bonuses they apparently did not qualify for. officials say 10,000 soldiers owe approximately $2 million. -- $20 million. this after the california national guard offered bonuses for people to reenlist to fight in wars in iraq and afghanistan back in 2006. after the bonuses were paid out, the pentagon realized that not
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former soldiers are outraged. >> we've had to dip into our savings. we've completely exhausted our savings account. they betrayed me. i gave them my time like i promised, and they can't give me my time back. i did everything they asked me to do, and i did it honorably. >> the department of defense says it will continue to look into the matter. >> christa: and people about to pay more for the president's hillary clinton plan. according to a government report, hillary clinton premiums under will go up an average of 22% this year. this means it will cost nearly $300 a month. officials blame the price hike on insurance companies raising rates. they also say that most consumers likely will not notice higher prices because of federal subsidies. >> sarah: new details about prince's former home in minnesota. city councilors have voted to officially leave paisley park as a permanent museum.
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over traffic and public safety. this latest bill means that tours of the home will resume. prince died in april of an accidental opioid overdose. >> christa: the ex-wife of jared fogle is suing the company saying subway was aware of his wrongdoing but continued to promote him even after they knew he had a sexual fogle pleaded guilty to charges of child pornography and is now behind bars. eight. new jersey father died after jumping off a bridge and into a river with his children on nusmed two children are expected to survive. they are listed in serious condition. >> christa: firefighters in tucson, arizona, rescue manning who ends up getting shut inside a storm drain. crews say that he appeared to have been swept into the drain during a heavy rainstorm on monday. luckily he wasn't injured.
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forcing people to jump out of its way. surveillance video captured the deer running down the street. the deer ended up stuck inside a school building for several hours. police had to lure the animal back outside. >> new this morning, results are in. the insurance institute for highway safety evaluated 11 different pick-ups. only one of them, the honda ridgeline, earned a good rating. all four small rating. >> sarah: a dorchester native will be taking the stage again on "the voice" tonight. courtney will be sinning in the knock-out round for team blake. she will go head to head against another singer. the coaches can only pick one winner but have the opportunity to steal the other singer. so hopefully she stays on the show. i love that show. >> christa: i know you do. i -- you don't have a chance to
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up with it. >> christa: experts have identified some of 2 most common mistake, speaking of sleep, that many of us make, and they keep us from getting a good night's rest. >> sarah: so here are a few that made that list. pouring yourself a nightcap. alcohol may help you fall asleep, that glass of wine, it's not a solid sleep. you might not feel refreshed when you wake up. also you let your pooch share the bed with you. one in five pet owners say their pet interferes with their sleep. and fly socks. so keeping your feet warm causes your blood vessels to die late, which helps you fall asleep faster. i sleep with socks during the winter because it's so cold out, >> christa: yes, yes.hot.- and you get these situations where the husband and wife are very different about temperature. >> very different. >> christa: my husband sleeps the w the window open in the middle of winter, chris. >> chris: you can all put
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too hot inside, what can you do? 44 to 50. no problems keeping the house cool over the next few days. clearing overnight tonight. a cool one tonight. i think a lot of us having the heat kick on. cold this week. >> christa: t.m.i.
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>> sarah: breaking overnight, one of the state's most wanted criminals is captured. his alleged crime at age 16. >> christa: a gun scare sending a local school into lockdown. >> terrifying. >> christa: the security changes facing students as they arrive at school today. >> sarah: we're learning more about the four friends killed by
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>> christa: and a kids' toy machine that popped out pills. >> i was just in shock. i'm still in shock. >> christa: a local mom's 25-cent surprise that's tough to swallow. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's the 25th day of october and tuesday. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. definitely feeling chilly out there this morning, chris. >> chris: it's the end of october, but it's feeling more like november. 42 in boston this morning. day. despite starting off in the to 30s to near 40, i don't expect my locations to get out of the 40s through the afternoon. upper 40s on average today with that breeze at times gusting 20 to 25mph. cool week ahead of us. dry through tomorrow. and then on thursday, temperatures in the 40s. i do expect a chilly rain to overtake the area by this afternoon into thursday night. and, in fact, there's just enough cold air in place out into worcester county, the higher terrain, maybe even some
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mixed in. not expecting accumulations there. if there's any accumulating snow in massachusetts, i think it would tend to be through the berkshires, northwestern hills of connecticut and especially across vermont. the highest rain of vermont and back into upstate new york will get at least several inches of snow out of this storm. we'll talk more on our seven-day forecast ahead. >> sarah: i know we will. chris, thank you. how about fast-track traffic. 93 in somerville. this is montvale avenue in burlington. the shoulder blocked from this. other than that, headed enter town on 93 not too bad. northbound on the expressway, that drive up to 18 minutes. south of town on route 24 northbound at 44, watching a crash here, as well. the pike looking good all the way back the framingham and heading into boston. also no issues on route 2 or 3 this morning. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 13 minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway.
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from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 15 minutes. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. >> sarah: thanks, danielle. breaking overnight, one of massachusetts' most wanted off the streets. police in fall river arresting a 16-year-old in connection with the murder back in july. jayden smith was arrested just before midnight. he had been on the run for three months. smith is expected to be arraigned later this morning. >> christa: also breaking overnight, after 20 days of picketing, reports of an agreement between harvard and striking dining workers. according to the harvard crimson, the head of the union says the agreement will now be sent to a subcommittee and all workers will be able to vote on the deal coming up on wednesday. the workers went on strike earlier this month, keeping higher wages an helping to prevent any changes to their health benefits. also this morning, we're learning a bit more about the four young men killed in a fiery crash on 495 in middleborough. >> sarah: some of them just graduated from high school a
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their car. john cuoco is live with more on what friends are saying. john? >> john: sarah, it was an emotional day for people who knew all those killed early yesterday morning. they were hit head-on by a wrong-way driver. >> they're all great kids. they have really good hearts, you know? >> john: with heavy hearts, candles were lit on the cape monday night for the young lives lost on 495 morning. >> they're very well liked. they're very well-know >> john: the gathering held on a basketball court, fitting to remember jordan fisher, who played in high school. now attending becker college, he'd come home this weekend to see family. >> my best friend, my cousin. we hung out every day, played basketball together. we did life together. he's like a brother to me. >> john: kraig diggs also in the car, headed back to anna maria college. >> he's a fun-loving it can. vaughn jon he spoke to his father sunday about the patriots' game.
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>> he was a good kid. i would always say i would have to worry about other people, other things stopping him. >> john: friends and family committed to keeping their memories bright as they live their lives. >> john: and state police are expected to release the names of all those involved in the crash at some point today. live in middleborough, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: stepped-up security happening today at a fall river high school. this after a picture of a studen appeared on social media. so we understand the 15-year-old has now been arrested. let's go out live to 7's jennifer eagan live at durfee high school and jen, we understand, there are some new rules for students there this morning. >> jennifer: christa, there will be more security as students enter the school. all after the student posted a photo on social media. when this photo of a hand holding a gun with the caption "life at durfee" spread around the fall river high school,
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>> terrifying. i got here in three minutes from my house. >> jennifer: police say a location stamp was on the photo, indicating it was taken on or close to school grounds, but the student who created the image wasn't at the school. they tracked him down in another part of fall river and say they found him with a bb gun. the 15-year-old was arrested. parents were upset when they went to pick up students after the lockdown. >> they need to get more security guards here that know what they're doing or a metal detector or something. this is crazy. our kids go to school knowledge and an education and they're scared to come to shool. >> jennifer: administrators plan to increase security at the high school. metal detectors and wands will be used as students enter. and that 15-year-old student faces a number of charges, including possessing a weapon on school grounds. we're live in fall river this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: the husband of the
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newton pizza restaurant is suing the driver. eleanor miele was killed when a car slammed into the sweet tomatoes restaurant in march. her husband has filed a wrongful-death suit, a few weeks after the driver was criminally charged. according to the d.a., the driver, bradford casler, was speeding and ran a red light. the d.a.m. says casler never hit the brakes, even after his s.u.v. hit two other cars before restaurant. cass lar was formally charged just last month, six months after the crash. he's facing two counts of motor vehicle homicide and one count of operating a vehicle to endanger. state police are investigating the rollover in revere. police say a 17-year-old lost control and crashed on route 145. that driver and two passengers were taken to the hospital. one of the passengers was seriously injured. two other people in the car were not hurt.
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countdown stands now at 14 days. the candidates are in the homestretch now, two weeks from today. americans choose the next president. donald trump making several stops in florida on monday, which is a must-win state for him. and all this as hillary clinton campaigned up in new hampshire with massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. let's go to 7's kris anderson with more from both campaigns. kris? >> kris: christa, good morning. donald trump's campaign is hitting cities across florida with a simple message: don't listen to the media. this re two weeks out and donald trump is campaigning in all-important florida. new polls have him trailing, but trump says they're phony. >> because this is part of the crooked system. it's part of the rigged system that i've been talking about since i entered the race. the media isn't just against me, they're against all of you. >> kris: in tampa, trump brought up a new poll from investors business daily that has him winning. >> has us up two points nationwide. we're leading. number one.
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hillary clinton ally gave thousands of dollars to the campaign of the spouse of an f.b.i. deputy director connected to the clinton e-mail investigation. >> no wonder they found nothing wrong. >> kris: trump also taking to facebook, launching a live streaming nightly so-called newscast. >> welcome to trump tower live. >> kris: many are wondering if it's a appropriate type of a possible trump tv network. donald trump's florida push continues today in sandford and tallahassee. as for hillary clinton, she's turning her attention to helping democrats take back the senate. hillary clinton feeling confident in new hampshire. >> i wish the election were today. >> kris: she was joined by massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. >> he thinks that the country has money, that he can call women fat pigs and bimbos. >> kris: hammering donald trump after this comment at the
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>> get this, donald, nasty women are tough, nasty women are smart, and nasty women vote. >> andy: the clinton team turning its attention to the senate, where democrats need four seats to take back control. in new hampshire, clinton was pushing for governor maggie hassan to knock out senator kelly ayotte. >> unlike her opponent, she has never been afraid to stand up to donald trump. she knows he shouldn't be a role anybody else for that matter. >> kris: just last week the clinton campaign moved more than $7 million to help boost other democrats. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. early voting meantime under way in massachusetts. in fact, there were long lines at some polling places yesterday. this is first time in the state's history that massachusetts voters have been able to go to the polls before election day.
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cast his ball lot. you can vote early until november 4th. >> sarah: all right. still ahead, it's not what you were expecting. a new hampshire girl and her mom shocked when a potentially dangerous prize comes out of a toy machine. >> christa: and details on the big changes coming to toll plazas across massachusetts. they're set to disappear. >> sarah: and where in new england they're already seeing several inches of snow. >> chris: and more snow on the way for those locations in new england by thursday. it ist the rest of us. only in the 40s, upper 40s this afternoon. kids need the light jacket heading out the door today. with we'll talk more on the forecast ahead. >> sarah: and it's getting busy out there if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. here's 39 southbound. we're still watching a crash at montvale avenue.
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>> christa: i guess we're getting our winter wake-up call this morning. feast your eyes on this, everybody. this is in vermont. thank goodness it's not outside your door. it's boltian valley ski resort south of burlington where they received nine inches of snow with more expected this week. other parts of the state didn't, hour however, but they did have some power outages because of high winds. i know upstate new york got a little bit of snow, as well. >> sarah: let's keep it at >> chris: the adirondacks maybe 6 to 12 inches of snow coming up thursday into thursday night and more snow for the high terrain of vermont, as well. we'll keep it there. we're not going to be shoveling any snow in boston any time soon. 42 -- well, i shouldn't say that. 4 in town now. west wind at 9mph. 35 in worcester right now. 32 in norwood. so we have cool air in place. that's not going to change the next few days. plenty of cool air in this pattern ahead of us over the
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10mph. occasionally still gusting over 20mph through the day. so the cool breeze with us. sunshine this morning. more clouds mix in through mid-day. 50s across the midwest. 40s up into canada this afternoon. it's the canadian air that keeps pushing into new england. that's why we'll be so cool as we head through the next several days. eventually this storm out of the midwest will slide off into the east here. 30 sudbury, ontario. 37 in montreal. so here's the cool air that continues to press in t and this just enough cool air for northern new england. even a higher trail west of new england to initially at least start off as some snow here as we get into thursday afternoon. you can see those blue shadings starting to show up northwestern connecticut, up into the berkshires and into connecticut vermont on thursday afternoon. wouldn't even be surprised to see initially some wet snowflakes and sleet pellets mixed in in worcester county, especially heavier terrain. don't ex% any accumulations there.
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out through the berkshires. best chances of several inches of snow, higher terrain of vermont. higher terrain of the adirondacks. in terms of the rainfall totals, half an inch to an inch. pretty good bet thursday afternoon, thursday night. early on friday morning. a few towns may be pick picking up locally up to an inch and a half of rain. it's beneficial once again. slowly denting the situation the last six weeks across portions of southern new england. 44 to 50 this afternoon. cool and breezy, sunshine andbu clearing and cold tonight. many towns outside of boston between 28 and 72 degrees. i think we're closer to 37 in downtown boston. sun and clouds tomorrow, chilly day, 42 to 48. so another cool one on wednesday. cool one on thursday as the chilly rain settles in, in the afternoon. weekend right now looking seasonable. a spot shower or two around saturday night or sunday. >> christa: okay. so fast track, danielle, sounds like some red line delays this morning. >> sarah: we have some moderate red line delays inwound right now.
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slowing down out there, as well. let's go to the maps. we're still watching an accident. this is in wilmington, 93 southbound at montvale avenue. the shoulder still blocked here. so 93 southbound is stop and go this morning. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, over half an hour. 31 minutes there. and then south of town in raynham, route 24 northbound at route 44 we have a crash. the pike looking good all the way bang the framingham. heading into boston, we're in the seeing any issues on route 2 or. you're getting ready the head out the door. 26 minutes to half an hour on the expressway northbound. braintree to boston, just 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. so good news. no delays there. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 23 minutes this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah: a dangerous discovery in a toy machine. a seven-year-old girl goes looking for a oncey ball and ends up with pills.
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machine at a pizza shop in new hampshire. >> christa: kris anderson has more. >> kris: quite the scary discovery here. the mother taking action when she realized that her daughter's prize she got out of that machine could have been very dangerous. this gumball machine with toys inside caught the eye of seven-year-old allyson jones when she was out the dinner at rochester house of pizza with her family friday night. but when she put quarters in the machine, what she got wasn't something the play with at all. >> when i saw it come down and i saw it wasn't a toy, i thought it was candy. >> kris: they called police, the plastic container were, in fact, pills. >> the pills were not narcotics. they were not controlled drugs. they appeared to be blood pressure medication due to the size, color and the imbriton -- imprint on the pill. >> kris: the restaurant has since removed the gumball machine. police are working with them and the vendor, reviewing video and retracing steps to figure out how the pills got there. >> i always thought this would never happen to me, but it does happen, so just double check
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>> kris: little allyson says she's sure glad that's what her mom did. >> i think she saved my life. >> kris: representatives from that pizza parlor say they've never had a problem with the gumball vendor in the past, but businesses are cooperating with the investigation to figure out how this happened. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. still ahead, the boston red sox slapped with a lawsuit. why firefighters saying t >> sarah: plus boston students upset about a dress code. a partial victory and what they can wear to class. >> christa: tom brady talking about the pursuit of perfection on the field. hear what he has to say coming
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>> chris: an unseasonably cold morning on this tuesday. 42 in boston.
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right now i do expect kuwait a bit of sunshine, at least to start off this morning. then we'll watch some more clouds mix in as we go through mid-day. breezy day overall. highs only getting into the upper 40s. mid to upper 40s again on wednesday. and rain settling in on thursday. more on that forecast coming up. >> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning, the patriots pride themselves on playing mistake-free football. it's been a perfect brissett to brady. zero interceptions. this is the deepest the team has gone into a season without throwing a pick, and brady is working hard to keep it going. >> everybody is not going to be a perfect play or make the perfect block or make the perfect read, but at the same time, that's what the expectation should be, but you have to reach for that. you have to try the attempt that. if you reach for that, then you'll get there.
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tuukka rask still day to day with a leg injury. dylan czubaruk left yesterday's practice with a neck injury. that leaves young malcolm subban as the only goalie on the ice. he could make his second career start tonight against the wild. in fact, he says he's ready to go. >> sure. obviously i'm anxious. >> as a co i stop the puck. i don't care how you do it, so stop it. i'm not a goalie coach. as the coach, i'm depending on him making the saves and the goalie coach will work on the techniques. >> joe: dolphins' running back arian foster announcing his retirement last night, putting an end to his injury filled career at age 30. i'm joe amorosino. that's sports. have a great day. >> christa: well, the results are in. we now get the find out who did it better. >> sarah: bri challenged celtics' forward jay crowder to a baby boot camp challenge. it's so fun.
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doll, change the diaper and safely secure nilt a car seat. bri finished with a time of 1:24 while jay checked in at 1:28. >> christa: okay. so you think she took the win? think again. jae earned 62% of the vote. after a very vigorous and intense political campaign we understand. congrats to him. bri finished with 38% of the vote. but i think she's going the nail this next one. >> sarah: i think so, too. he had a lot of twitter followers. so he then. this next one bri takes on two-time olympic champion kayla harrison in a latte challenge. you can catch this monday morning. i think that looks so good. i don't know if she spilled it. >> christa: we can set up our own latte shop here. >> sarah: you got it. >> christa: 6:25. still ahead, officials say this football player should not have been on the field, one of them. the action that got an entire
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toll plazas about to become a thing of the past. we'll tell you exactly what you need to know about electronic tolling. >> sarah: also ahead, branching out. a new england man dressed as a tree disrupting traffic. speed always wins. especially in my business. with slow internet from the phone company, you can't keep up. you're stuck, watching spinning wheels and progress bars until someone else scoops your story. switch to comcast business. with high-speed internet up to 10 gigabits per second. you wouldn't pick a slow race car.
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>> christa: traffic congestion and confusion expected on bay state what you need to know as toll plazas are set to disappear. >> the red sox facing a lawsuit. why firefighters say they were wrongly denied entrance to the ballpark. >> christa: and breaking overnight, a deadly trip to an amusement park in australia. four people killed on a ride when it malfunctions. >> sarah: too old to be on the football field. the grown man accused of suiting up and playing against kids. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good tuesday morning, everybody. thanks for staying us with. it's 6:30. i'm sarah french.
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cool breeze waking you up out there today. and, chris, it looks like a steady decline with the temperatures. >> chris: taking the el claytor down. lower and lower the next couple days. gore jauss weather last week, the last stint of summer with temperatures running into the 70s, even near 80 degrees once in a while. this is completely different. 3 in norwood. 42 in boston. some sunshine this morning. clouds will mix on in. the breeze continues this afternoon at times gusting over 20mph. the upper 40s. so it will be a cool day overall, a good eight or ten degrees below seasonal levels. tonight a freeze warning in place. so tonight will be colder than it was last night, and, in fact, the growing season will likely end tonight. if you have a couple last tomato plants out, i think that season may end tonight. north and west of 128 out through 495, we've already had temperatures close to if not below freezing. so it will be a cold night
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weather in the seven-day forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside. here's a look at 93 southbound. barely moving this morning. let's go to the maps. we're watching a couple incidents out there. still watching this crash. this is wilmington, 93 southbound at montvale avenue. the shoulder blocked there. then south of town, northbound on the expressway, things are slow, but south boston there's a disabled vehicle at neponset circle. also down in raynham, we have c this is 24 northbound at route 44. the pike looking fine for the most part, all the way back the framingham. no major delays. route 2 and route 3 looking good for the most part, as well. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 26 minutes on the expressway braintree to boston. just 13 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 25 minutes. we're still watching moderate delays on the "t" on the red line. back to you, guys. >> christa: breaking news from overnight right now.
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have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with a murder that happene back in july. jayden smith was arrested just before midnight. he's expected to be arraigned in court a bit later on this morning. also breaking, reports of a tentative agreement between harvard and its striking dining workers. according to the "harvard crimson," the head of the union says the agreement will be sent the a subcommittee and all workers will be able to vote on the deal wednesday. the workers went on strike earlier this month seeking higher wages health benefits. also there will be increased security at durfee high school in fall river today. police say that they put the school into lockdown monday when a picture of someone holding a gun appeared on snapchat. the picture included the caption, "life at durfee." officers later took a 15-year-old student into custody. >> sarah: a driver deadline fast approaching. starting friday night, all tolls in massachusetts will go electric.
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though, and some back-ups. 7's victoria warren live at the allston-brighton toll to explain the changes. vicki? >> victoria: there's definitely going to be some confusion because there's going to be a process where they're taking the toll plazas down. so take a live look behind me at these toll plazas. if you don't drive past one on a regular basis, this may be the last time you're going to see one. they're about to become a thing of the past. this friday, forget paying with cash because all tolls will be electric. say good-bye to the tollbooths along the mass pike. >> on october 28th, we'll be going live with the all-electronic tolling system. >> right after that happens, these tollbooths will begin to be demolished. >> it's the final step in a long phase to encourage drivers to use automatic transponders. >> last year we gave out about 45,000, 44,000 transsponders. this year for that same exact
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>> that's just in the last two months, but if you don't have a transponder, don't worry. the new system can bill your toll by mail through your license plate, eliminating the toll plaza's and the underground tunnel system that supports them should speed traffic up. >> it will be about chest-height through here. that's because these tunnels act as a speed bump, if you will. >> it should also save the state money. >> it's a lot less expensive to collect the toll using the transponder than it is to use a body to collect the cash. >> but it will come at a cost. expect a construction mess in the 500 current toll collectors will lose their jobs. >> there will be layoffs. there will be layoffs of somewhere between 200 and 250. >> job training and job placement has been offered to help as many of those toll collectors as possible find new jobs. again the electronic tolling goes into effect on friday. live this morning from the
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england." >> christa: new thismotherring as be fire department inspector has filed a lawsuit against the red sox months after a similar suit we a coworker. both men who are african american allege they were denied entry the fenway park to perform a safety inspection because of their race. according to the "globe" the two men along with a third man who is white were at a world series game in 20? 13 to perform a routine inspection. the lawsuit claims their colleague was allowed inside but the two other men wer provide additional identification. in a statement the red sox denied the claim and called it frivolous. >> sarah: tamper proof bolts and lockses are being placed on storm drains after a teen fell through one. they will be inspected every month. jacob goulet's body was discovered in the merrimack river over the weekend. the department of public works is looking into how the train
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for a bank robber wearing a skeleton massac who showed a gun when he held up a citizens bank yesterday. investigators say he dropped some of the money while getting away when a red dye pack went off. >> sarah: parents demanding answers after a young man believed to be over 18 years old suits up and sneaks enter a youth football game in rhode island. parents snapped photos of the young man putting on a uniform, going to a game against 13 and 14 year olds over the weekend. this morning the coach of that team has been fired and the team has been kicked the team's founder says the coach made a mistake and the player in question is the older brother of one of the players on the team. this morning boston latin is the last thing on the dress code. girls will now be allowed to wear leggings as long as they're not sheer. this fall is a student petition drive last friday, claiming this is exetionively focused on girls' sexuality and potentially
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gang-related clothing. >> christa: a man in maine who dressed up as a tree winds up in handcuffs. police arrested this guy for dressing in branches. to block traffic in portland, maine, monday afternoon. so the man slowly walked back and forth. he's downtown in traffic. officers say the man told him he wanted to see how people would react to his performance. you never know what you're going to see on you afternoon commute. >> sarah: strange. >> sarah: all right. still ahead, a massive manhunt for a killer on a rampage in oklahoma. how he's tawpghting police while on the run. >> christa: kendall jenner testifying in court about an alleged stalker. what the model and reality star says. >> sarah: and new this morning, local firefighters race
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hills after the suspect trespassed there several times. she told the court the suspect, among other things, lurked in her driveway and banged on her car window. the suspect's attorney says his client is expected to get mental health treatment. >> sarah: justin timberlake voicing his choice for president. the hip-hop star posing for toe toes in his home town in memphis where he cast his vote for democratic nominee hillary clinton. he later urged his instagram followers to take part in early voting just like >> christa: so police in britain having a bit of a laugh by pulling over a toddler in her toy car. look at that cute little car. the officers gave her a breathalyzer test. while she was there in her tiny pink convertible, they asked her parents if she had anything to drink, and they replied she had a couple of bottles... of milk. >> sarah: cute car. >> christa: i want one like that. i want a full-sized pink
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after this vehicle. >> christa: and a student in fall river posts a picture to snapchat that sends a high school into lockdown. we'll have that story coming up. >> christa: also ahead. four people killed at a theme park in australia. we have details of this accident coming up. at ikea, we believe that everything you need should be within reach. in an affordable dream kitchen that works as hard as you do.
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go. >> remembering the victims of a wroong-way crash. after a driver slams into a car killing five people. >> christa: shock on snapchat. an alarming post sends a school into lockdown. now one fall river school is stepping up security. >> reporter: plus toll plazas on the turnpike almost a thing of the past. what you need to know before friday's electronic deadline. >> sarah: time to know and go. we have all the day's top stories coming up. >> christa: lambert with a look at your forecast. >> chris: good morning. breeze at 9 american. 32 in norwood. 36 in bedford. 35 in worcester. don't expect any precipitation the next couple days. do expect a breeze throughout the afternoon, gusting 20 to 30mph. we'll have more scattered clouds mixing in with the sunshine at times through mid-day. so we'll call it sun and building clouds, temperatures this afternoon, only in the
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a couple towns close to 50 degrees. but a good eight degrees or so below seasonal levels. then on thursday, in the afternoon, we'll watch chilly rain over spread the area. this likely starts as wet snow and sleet. higher terrain in the berkshires, northwestern hills of connecticut into vermont. a few sleet pellets and snowflakes mixed in in the hillier terrain. predominantly a cool rain thursday afternoon and thursday night ending early on friday. temperatures more seasonable by the weekend. not expecting a lot of rain the bulk of the rain is going the fall on that thursday afternoon, overnight thursday, as well. about an inch or so on average across southern new england. as we get into the weekend, still a risk of a couple of scattered showers some time saturday night or sunday morning, but not as widespread or as heavy as what we'll likely see on thursday. halloween right now looking seasonable and dry with temps in the 50s. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah.
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here. let's go to the maps. we're watching an accident eastbound on the pike on route 9. this is in framingham. after you cross over on 495, you're really slowing down heading into town on the pike. no other issues as you can see there. slow and go traffic on route 2 and route 3, 93 stop and go all the way back to 495. route 1 investigate down as you approach boston, as well. the expressway slow in both directions because of an earlier disabled vehicle that cleared. 24 northbound, stop and go back to brockton, route 3 stop and go back to weymo but let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. 26 minutes to half an hour on the expressway northbound. 18 minutes enter town on the pike, 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, your longest drive this morning, 34 minutes. back to you, guys. >> christa: breaking news from overnight. police in fall river say they've arrested a 16-year-old in connection with a murder that happened in july. jayden smith was arrested just before midnight. he's recently added to the state's most wanted list and has
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>> sarah: breaking overnight, 20 days of picketing, the source of a tentative agreement between harvard and its striking dining workers. according to the harvard crimson, workers will be able to voted on the deal on wednesday. this morning we're learning more about the four young men killed in a fiery crash on 495 in middleborough. >> christa: we're learning some of them had just graduated high school a year ago. head to middleborough right now and 7's john cuoco is following this story. john? >> john: christa, an emotion those killed early yesterday morning. a vigil was held on the cape monday night for the lives lost in that horrific crash on 495 in middleborough. state police say a wrong-way driver slammed head on into another car driving south in the northbound high-speed lane, killing four young adults and herself. state police trying to figure out why that wrong-way driver ended up where she did. the other driver, they say, never had a chance. and state police will likely be releasing the names of all of those involved at some point today.
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cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: separate security happening today at a fall river high school. that's after a picture of a student poazing with a gun appeared on social media. a 15-year-old has now been arrested. 7's jennifer eagan live at durfee high school with more. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, all students will have to enter through the main door. they will be screened by metal detectors there. this is the photo again that police say that student posted to snapchat. it shows weapon. the caption is "life at durfee." police say the high schooler was tagged in the me toe, indicating that the student was at or near the school. as that picture spread on social media yesterday, school administrators saw it and put the school into lockdown mode. police tracked down the 15-year-old student they say posted the photo in another part of fall river. they say he was not at the high school when he was arrested. they also say he had a bb gun with him that. student is now facing multiple
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weapon on school grounds. live in fall river this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: jen, thank you. 6:49. the husband of one of the victims of a deadly crash at a newton pizza shop is now suing the driver. eleanor miele was one of two people killed when that car slammed into sweet tomatoes back in march. her husband now filing a wrongful death lawsuit claiming the driver was negligent. according to the d.a., the driver, bradford casler, was speeding and ran a red light. he says he never hit the even after his s.u.v. hit two other vehicles. right now he's facing two counts of motor vehicle homicide and one count of operating a vehicle to endanger. >> sarah: new this morning firefighters in topsfield racing to the rescue after a porch collapse. fire investigators tell us the man got trapped in a ten-foot hole when a screened-in porch collapsed at a home on boston street monday evening. two firefighters were low sweerd the hole to help pull the man out. this morning he's recovering with minor injuries.
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14 days. beth candidates are in the homestretch two weeks from today. the voters pick their president. 7's kris anderson joins us with the latest on the campaign. >> kris: sarah, so close to election day and donald trump has two campaign stops scheduled in florida today. he's telling his supporters to not believe the most recent polls that show he's trailing. >> watch the polls, because this is part of the crooked system. it's part of the rigged system that i've been talking about the media isn't just against me, they're against all of you. >> kris: donald trump also mentioned new polls from investors business daily, which has him beating hillary clinton by two points. as for hillary clinton, she was in new hampshire monday showing her support for governor maggie hassan, who is running for senate there. clinton was joined by massachusetts senator elizabeth warren. once again warren made sure to go after donald trump after he called clinton a nasty woman.
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are tough. nasty women are smart. and nasty women vote. >> kris: hillary clinton will also be in florida today as she's set to campaign in coconut creek. that's the latest live here in the news room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: early voting is under way in ma. there were long lines am some polling places yesterday inch boston nearly 4,000 ballots were cast. it's the first tim history massachusetts vote verse been able to go to the polls before election day. breaking news, four people have been killed on an amuse. ride at a theme park in australia. investigators say the two women and two men were on a river rapids ride. two were thrown from the ride and two others were caught inside. they may have gotten caught in a conveyor belt. >> christa: there's a massive manhunt going on in oklahoma. police there are looking for a man who they say went on a
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taunted them on facebook. according to police, michael vance killed his aunt and uncle after he allegedly shot two officers, stole a patrol car and then carjacked another woman's vehicle. they say he went on facebook and started broadcasting live. he's considered to be armed and dangerous. the headlights on a pick-up truck performing poorly. a new test by the insurance industry of the 11 pick-ups rating. excessive glare was a problem on nearly every model. >> sarah: starting friday night, all tolls in massachusetts will go electronic. if you don't have an ez pass device, don't worry, the state says it has a way to build you up. 7's victoria warren is live with what you need the know. >> victoria: they'll send you a bill in the mail if you don't have a device. take a live look. these polls are going away.
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toll plaidses down, which at first will cause drivers confusion, but eventually should speed things up. tolls will be paid through those transresponders, but if you don't have one, they'll send you a bill in the mail by taking a picture of you license plate. officials say this will save the state money, but it does come at a cost. there are 500 toll collectors who now need to find a new job. so they've been doing job placement and job training, but they do estimate a in all there's going to be about 250 people left without a job as a result of this move. all of this going into effect on friday. live this morning from the allston-brighton tolls, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: a runaway car caught on camera in switzerland. man chasing after his driverless car in the middle of traffic on a busy highway. police say the man pulled over to talk to another driver, but he forgot to put the car in park. the car eventually slammed into
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series between the cubs and the indians begins tonight in cleveland. the indians have not won the world series since 1948. you know the story, of course, with the cubs. they haven't won at all since 1908. so this morning there are calls for steve bartman to throw out the first pitch at wrigley field. bartman infamously interfered with a foul ball during the club's 2003 postseason collapse. and ticket price, get out of here, they are sky high for this series. according to seat geek. the average seat to a game in cleveland is more than $1,300. however, tickets to one of the games in chicago is staggering. average prices reaching nearly $4,000. >> sarah: isn't that amazing. >> christa: reminds me of around here. >> chris: we went a wile, back to 1918. in '04 you broke it. epstein may be trying to do it
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44 the 50 this afternoon. cool, breezy day. a lot of sunshine. building clouds mixing in with the sunny sky as we go through mid-day. then it's cold tonight. upper 20s, low 30s in a lot of suburbs. 37 in boston. take a look at the seven-day forecast. there's no big warm-up in sight. we turn back to seasonal levels by the weekend. that will push temperatures back into the mid-50s. but mid to upper 40s the next few days. rain arriving thursday afternoon. steady at times late in the day thursday night into early on friday morning. temperatures saturday and sunday in the >> sarah: all right. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks so much for join us today. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. don't forget to come back for "today in new england" at 9:00 for your latest local news and weather. sending you off to the "today show." hope you have a wonderful
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i just want what's best for my kids. when i hear arguments that massachusetts needs more charter schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools? every new charter takes away more money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million dollars, just last year. we can't afford to drain even more money from our kids' schools because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too.
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the difference... always putting people first. maggie hassan helped energize our economy
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the same approach maggie will take as us senator: a detailed plan to make college more affordable. lower cost prescription drugs for everyday families. and an approach to leadership that puts new hampshire families and small businesses ahead of the corporate special interests. that's maggie hassan. always has been. always will be. i'm maggie hassan
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good morning. two weeks to go. the presidential race enters the homestretch. a new poll out this morning shows hillary clinton with a solid lead, but donald trump is not buying it. >> it's called voter suppression because people are -- oh, gee, trump's out. we're winning. >> while the clintonampaign focuses on winning both the white house and congress. breaking overnight. a river rapids ride at a popular theme park malfunctions, killing four people, two of them thrown from their seats, two others trapped inside, as investigators try to figure out what went wrong. manhunt. a frantic search for an oklahoma man accused of shooting at least six people, including two police officers.

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