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brooks station road around the time of the killing of vanessa marcotte. the boston alumni student worked for google in new york city and visiting family in princeton when she went out for a jog that morning. her family reported her missing when she didn't come back from the run. her body was found in the woods not far from the family's home. crews searched and combed through the woods looking for evidence, and police and family members called upon the public for any clues into her death. again, police are now looking for a dark-colored suv princeton on august 7th. police say they are also looking for a male suspect who may have had injuries after that date. anyone with information is asked to give them a call. in the newsroom, i'm cheryl fee
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the search. >> yeah, right now we have some breaking details. we're told that the search effort here has wrapped up. the boats are out of the water, the divers are out of the water, but earlier when they were in sandra pond they were searching, we're told, for a missing person out of northborough. th not clear how long this person had been missing for or the event that may have led up to this search. but sky 7 hd was over the scene getting a look at some of those search efforts. but as of right now the search has divers are out of the water. we're told that all questions are being referred to the northborough police department. that's the latest here in westborough. john cuoco, 7news. boston police searching for a suspect in an alarming attack. 26-year-old jesse la bath is a wanted man. police say he's wanted in connection with a violent home invasion that left one woman fighting for her life. >> and they say he went after his exgirlfriend and her mother. steve cooper live on the scene
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attack here in hyde park that left a trail of blood out the front door and several broken windows. and tonight boston police are scrambling to locate the suspect. >> s it's heart breaking. >> reporter: this is a mug shot of jeffrey la bath. boston police issuing the arrest warrant today for the 26-year-old they say busted into his exgirlfriend's home here on huntington ave and hyde park last night. stabbing the 23-year-old victim along with her 43-year-old >> i heard more screaming like, you know, desperate screaming and then i heard some glass crash up. >> reporter: both victims bleeding profusely were rushed to the hospital, suffering from multiple stab wounds to the neck and face. but labath had bolted but not before shattering five first-floor windows. police say he also smashed the windshield of his rav4 parked in the driveway. >> by i time i came outside i seen hip kinds of looking back to see if my uncle was still
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car and drove off. >> reporter: crime investigators processed the bloody crime scene before removing a silver colored knife and a hammer from one of the bedrooms. both items police believe were used in the assault. neighbors are horrified hearing details of the violent confrontation. >> it's very concerning. i'm just happy that, like something worse didn't happen, like he didn't have a gun or something like that. you know what i mean? right now labath is facing a string of charges including home invasion and 2 counts of armed assaulted with intent to murder. investigation is ongoing and active. those two victims are still recovering from those serious stab wounds tonight. we're live in hyde park, steve cooper, 7news. a woman rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries as she was hit by a car on a roxbury street. it happened this morning near roxbury community college. police say the driver did stay at the scene. also today a legal battle playing out in the stated's highest court.
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drop charges against any due khan who's convicted of falsifying thousands of drug tests. well, any du conhas already served her time behind bars and now the state's highest court is asking to throw out thousands of cases whose defendants may have been tainted with -- may have been quicked with tainted evidence. >> reporter: attorneys tried to bring the state's biggest drug labradoodle a close. the @clu asked throw out some 24,000 criminal drug cases related to disgraced chemist any due conwho served a 10-year sentence after admitting to falsifying drug tests at the state crime lab. state prosecutors toad the high court the cases should not be dropped arguing they should be heard on a case-by-case basis. >> we're prepared to roll up our sleeves and do the work that we do daily addressing each case.
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represents the work of the police officer, police officers on the street, of witnesses that came forward, of adas and defense attorneys -- >> reporter: but the aclu attorneys say there are just too many cases and that the defendants have already served their time and deserve to have these offenses removed from their records. >> they are trying now to move on with their lives and suffering everyday with collateral consequences of their convictions, that could mean losing jobs, losing housing, being it could being in prison on other offenses for a longer period of time because of what due khan did. a decision from the high court expected in about three or four months. i'm byron barnett, 7news. also on 7, a police officer charged with second-degree manslaughter after a deadly decision was captured on facebook live. officials charging the police officer who shot and killed orlando castillo back in july. the shooting happening in
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protests. >> i told him to get his hand -- >> reporter: it was july 6th traffic stop that resulted in castillo being fatally shot by a minnesota police officer. >> and the officer just shot him in his arm. >> reporter: the aftermath streamed live on facebook by castillo's girlfriend. today the ramsey county attorney charged officer geronimoial inside with second-degree manslaughter in the case. >> it is my conclusion that the use of deadly force by >> the shooting happened as castillo was reaching for his id after telling ynez he had a gun and was around. >> he just shot his arm off. oh, my god, please don't tell me he's dead. >> the mere mention of a firearm alone cannot justify the use of deadly force. >> the death of the elementary school cafeteria worker prompted
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of injured and arrests. today castillo's family welcomed news of the charges. >> and it's the beginning to a different chapter, and we all hope and pray that the right thing is done in this issue. >> reporter: if convicted, ynez could face up to 10 years in prison. >> so the attorney for castillo's family indicated today that a civil lawsuit will also be filed. now for the latest on the trump transition and a familiar face in new england spotted at trump r patriots owner robert kraft could be seen entering the building. trump has said in the past that he has support for head coach belichick and quarterback tom brady. kraft was seen today with a former goldman sacks banker who trump is reportedly investigating to become treasury secretary. meanwhile the transition team showing fresh signs of turmoil today. sources telling nbc news many people on the team are fighting. right now rudy giuliani is being eyed for a top spot and we could be hearing another big
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his family, donald trump told diners at a pricey new york restaurant he will lower their taxes. >> we'll get your taxes down. don't worry. >> reporter: and candidates for top dogs in the trump tower today, taxcuts are a priority. >> we wanted to be in a position where the first 100 days we can execute the economic benefits. >> reporter: but chris christie is out. kutcher gaining power along with steve bannon. >> there's been a coo of sports. christie had t >> i'm the only one who knows who the finalists are, says donald trump, reassure answers from biden as he hosted mike pence. >> i'm confident on day 1 everything will be in good hands. >> you'd be really dumb to accelerate and start making mistakes in order to make the press happy. >> reporter: there's coverage of rudy giuliani's possible conflicts as he angles for secretary of state. he worked for a company pushing the keystone pipeline that requires state department approval. giuliani says he did not work for the pipeline.
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>> on issue where is we disagree, you can expect a strong and tough fight. >> reporter: but democrats say they will not automatically oppose trump nominees. massachusetts governor charlie baker weighing in on president-elect trump's new white house selection saying he has concerns over trump's chief strategist steve bannon. >> the president says he wants to unify the country post election and i sabaoth on some of bannon's previous remarks and activities that that was a concern to m but i'm gonna take a page from president obama's book on this one who said the other day that, he thinks that the trump administration's team should be judged by the totality of its appointments. let's see what el happens. >> baker who did not vote for donald trump or hillary clinton did say he would give trump the benefit of the doubt until trump announces all his new white house picks. and head to our web site or download our mobile and tablet
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the news. a democrat senator shows new york senator chuck assumer to represent the party in congress as they prepare a republican dominated house and it's abouty. schumer will replace the retiring leader, nevada that's right harry reid. and senate republicans re-electing mitch mcconnell as their majority leader. he served as the minority leader for eight years before becoming the majority leader and 2015 when republicans gained control of the >> president obama in germany today defending democracy on the second leg of his final foreign tour as president. the president arrived in berlin earlier today. he's scheduled to discuss possible new sanctions on russia for its intervention in ukraine and syria. earlier president obama toured some temples on the second and final day of his visit there in athens. while there he spoke on the importance of a smooth transition of power to preserve democracy in america and all around the world. >> that's where we have a
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did last week. [ applause ] >> and why in the coming weeks, my administration will do everything we can to support the smoothest transition possible, because that's how democracy has to work. >> thousands of greeks marched in the streets protesting the president's visit. the protestors say they're not happy with u.s. foreign policy and its effects on greece, as well as the middle east. the first visit by u.s. leader to greece since 1999. an unusual decision by nobel prize winner the singer songwriter says he will not attend the nobel prize ceremony. he can't make it because he has other commitments, he says. the academy says it respects dylan's decision saying while it is unusual for a recipient to not receive their award in prison, it has happened before. and this just in, the patriots' injury report is out after gronk took a hard hit during a game against the
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what's the latest on gronk's condition. >> yeah, we expected it to be on the report. gronk's status is still very much unclear, though. just four days before sunday's game in san francisco, the report is out he did not participate in practice today due to a chest injury. they did not provide any more clarity on, that any specifics on the injury in the report. and you nobel belichick isn't about to share any info on the subject either. >> if you don't have -- how much is the past experience of not having him in season maybe help ur >> i don't know. >> reporter: bill belichick had little to say when asked about gronk's status for sunday's game in san francisco. losing the all throw tightened for any amount of time is certainly not ideal but the patriots know injuries are part of the game. >> it's a really tough game, and guys are doing their best to just do whatever it takes to help the team. >> we have to do the best with
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full strength anytime we take the field. >> reporter: while gronk missed today's practice, tom brady was a full participate, shaking off the effects of that low hit from seahawks safety cam chancellor. >> he's such a tough player, competitor. he's our leader. he's a great quarterback, and you see him get hit like that, he got hit pretty good and tom got up quick and -- as expected. >> reporter: and it's the mental and physical toughness brady and gronk displayed the patriots prime for a rebound against the 49ers. >> it motivates you, you know, their leaders on our team. so anytime you see that, you see a guy going out there and pushing some of it aside and playing through something, whatever it is, your respect level goes higher and higher for him. >> the pats players are hopeful they'll have gronk on the field come sunday and san francisco. keep in mind, gronk was reportedly advised against flying yesterday so he would have to be feeling a whole lot better by friday when the team
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reporting live in the newsroom, joe amorosino, 7news. >> all right, joe, thanks so much. stay with 7news for the latest on gronk's injury and all the patriots news on whdh.com or download our 7news mobile app. a sibling save you really have to see to believe. >> a young boy thinking on his feet leading to a spectacular catch in florida. and then at 5:30, a jailhouse attack during the sentencing retrial for convicted serial killer gary sampson. we'll hear more about his violence behind bars. and police searching for a motive after the father of an nfl player was killed at an airport attack in oklahoma. >> in just one hour a gas station robbery caught on surveillance camera in newton. a manhunt underway for the guy with that big gun. and tom brady getting candid in a commercial, what he's now saying about deflate-gate. >> and police searching for a dark-colored suv wanted in connection with the murder of a
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some properly love, a 9-year-old boy makes a sybil save as his baby brother was topping off of the changing table. >> if his brother hadn't stepped in, the outcome could have been much worse. chris anderson has more on the swift save. >> reporter: watch as one parent's fear unfolds. this 11-month-old baby falls off a changing table only to be caught by his older brother. >> i was just getting everyone ready fo kids, and at first i said i messed up. i did something wrong. but then i realized that really it was just a miracle. i must have done something right and deserving of this little guy running in at the right time and catching him in the right moment. >> reporter: sheila is a mother of 5, places her 11-month-old on the changing table and turns her back for a moment to deal with
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over the edge of the table, then the baby falls more than 4 feet. >> i would have never caught him, and i can't run that fast. so i felt like something came and just pushed me forward and then when that happened i just ran and caught him. >> reporter: that 11-month-old has an angel, it's his older brother 9-year-old joseph levy, who races in and catches the nearly 30-pound baby boy. >> i'm a believing person. i believe in god and i do believe in miracles. i've just never >> miracles can happen always, but since this time it was me, i'm really thankful. >> that mom says she wanted to share her story that it could
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hoping it might help other parents learn from this ? dylan: i was un-athletic and very sedentary in my lifestyle.
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soda and eating sweets and eating all the junk food. i was like if i eat these things i'm going to be heavier and i'm not going to be able to jump as far. my name is dylan polin and blue cross blue shield keeps me healthy. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet for the holidays. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes
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13 versions of the perfect song... ...his sister can live stream it... ...while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone for this amazing price. cable can't offer speeds this fast at a price this good. only fios can. not bad but the milder air and lighter breeze, west southwesterly wind at 13 miles per hour. still a lot of clouds but not much rain to you a about across
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of our hair over the next few days here. 53 in tomlin, 50 in plymouth, a little cooler, 47 in worcester, still close to seasonal levels if not above it and good riddance to the damp weather, right? sick of the wet commutes on the ride to work and back from work, almost acting like banana peels throughout with all the wet leaves on the ground. the sidewalks and the roadways, have to be careful this time of year when you get a lot of the wet sleeves slipping on the sidewalk roads. amounts of rain. checking in at close to 2.5-inches of water, peabody coming in close to 2. an inch here in the city. westwood 1.43, kingston at 1.48, and taunton just a shade under an inch of water from this rainstorm. the bottomline we dry out not only tonight but over the next few days and it turns a bit mild. mid-50s to near 60 degrees. nothing record-breaking or
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the average close to 50, we'll be 5 or 10 above that. next shower chance working in here on sunday. in terms of temperatures overnight tonight, we are above the freezing mark. you don't have to worry about any swift spots with any of the puddles. we'll continue to dry out overnight tonight. and we start off tomorrow comfortably cool, and by the afternoon, mid- to upper 50s, maybe a couple of towns getting close to 60 degrees. battling some midday clouds, so i don't think a lot of you was will hit 60, mid- to upper 50s out there and we'll cool back down tomorrow night into friday morning. back into the upper 30s and low 40s, and look at this, by friday afternoon, upper 50s to near 60 degrees. should be an enjoyable day. high pressure building overhead. light winds out there on friday. and maybe even a sea breeze kicking in along the immediate coastline. saturday is quiet, too, increasing clouds in the afternoon. saturday night and sunday we watch this front and this area of low pressure to approach new england, develop over new england, and give us the shower
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behind it, the story is monday and tuesday will be gusty winds and the colder air that works in on the backside of that have area of low pressure. there is the seven-day forecast, chilly air on monday. seasonable over the weekend. best chance of showers will arrive on sunday. >> all right. some very exciting news about a beloved boy band. >> the new kids on the block hanging out with fans from fenway park today promoting their new tour. the boy band was started in boston, met with fans at the daeen monster. starts next spring and will stop at, above all places, fenway park in july. they'll be alongside boys to men and paula abdul. >> second time here at fenway park and we couldn't be happier. we'll be here with boys 2 men and paula abdul and it'll be amazing seeing all of our friends, family and you will of a the people from boston here. it's a dream come true for five boston boys. >> so the band says the loyal
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massachusetts means a lot to them. and they look great. >> sure do. ahead here on 7news, a parade preview. we're just about a week away from the thanksgiving day parade, and we are giving you a sneak preview before the floats head down 5 avenue. and ahead at 6:00, tom brady having a little fun with deflate-gate. the new commercial that has a
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>> 7news at 5:30 gets started right now. >> now at 5:30, breaking news. a new lead in the murder mystery involving a princeton jogger. what police are now looking for. >> and gary sampson back in court today. why new video evidence white
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and police say they might know a gunman's motive. >> a little girl being called a hero. the quick thinking that saved her and her family the. police are looking for a dark colored suv in connection to the death of princeton jogger vanessa marcotte. police say the car was parked on brooks station road around her she went for a jog and never came back. her body was found hours later not far from her home. police are asking anyone with information about the dark colored suv to give them a call right away. and breaking news in westborough where the search for a missing person where they've called off the search for the day. sky 7 overhead. the crews are searching for that missing person from northborough in this video and police say brian karens was reported missing yesterday and his car was found near sandra pond.

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