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reaction pouring in from around the world, both mourning and celebrations after the death of fidel castro. here at brockton searching for a suspect. boss police investigate after a woman is found dead inside a home with three young children also inside. later today it's a big divisional match-up for the patriots looking for win number 9 when they take on the jets. this is 7 n"7 news today inw england." >> nancy: good morning on this sunday. i'm nancy chen. we have those stories and much more straight ahead.
morning. let's go to rob eicher for the check of the forecast. >> rob: nicole was happy to see the sunshine this morning. she sent this picture from beverly via twitter. look closely at the satellite picture, there are a couple of clouds hugging the coastline and a few more from new york here. for the most part it's a sunny day and definitely brighter than the last couple of days. 39 degrees currently, and here's the issue. a little breeze that makes it feel mor l that will be with us throughout the afternoon and into the evening hours. i have 45 here for the forecast for this afternoon, but it will feel more like upper 30s. we'll talk more about that rain in there for tuesday, wednesday and thursday coming up in a few minutes. >> nancy: thank you. breaking news. one person killed and nine others injured in a shooting on new orleans famed bourbon street early this morning. victims range between 20 and 37. two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting.
uclassic football game at the superdome. officials are still investigating. the latest on the death of a dictator. people remembering former cuban president fidel castro as the impact of his death friday night continues to resonate around the world. the streets of havana somber as cuba begins nine days of national mourning. flags being flown at half-staff, all activities and public performances canceled. meanwhile, giant planned for havana's revolution square starting on monday, and foreign dignitaries will arrive for a memorial service on tuesday evening. in little havana an entirely different tone with celebrations for a second night. cuban exiles pack the streets and wave the country's flag to mark his death. at the same time many are left wishes their relatives and friends that escaped the regime lived long enough to see this.
>> reporter: a celebration that hasn't slowed down. new faces join a grows crowd in little havana to cheer the death of fidel castro. >> it's wonderful. it's a day we've when waiting for a lng time. >> reporter: the dictator's picture slashed across the front page. she won't forget him because of a father that tried to save his family from >> he was shot to death as soon as he was caught. no trial or anything. >> reporter: she's joined the others here. sky 4hd is getting a good look at the growing crowd saturday night. it expands generations and crosses into the entertainment industry. willie torino entered the crowd on saturday to reflect on those that could not witness this historic moment.
many passed before would have enjoyed tremendously a moment like this are not here with us. >> reporter: he's talking about people like diana buyerly's parents. >> they were both passed way. >> reporter: it's not getting her down. >> you can't take away from the significance of this day when fidel castro is dead. a man who murdered, an oppressor and tyrant. >> as the crowds expect it to slow down soon. >> there is a loot of enthusiasm in the cuban community to now push for real changes. >> reporter: as the celebration continues, the mayor of miami doesn't expect it to slow down, at least not for a couple of days out here, and he plans on holding a rally maybe later in the week. we've also checked with miami police, and there have been no major incidents so far.
news. >> nancy: fidel castro's death will hit home. the owner of a cuban restaurant kept a special bottle of cider to just toast his death. they've been saving it for this occasion. >> it's a bottle tha bought 20 yerz to celebrate fidel castro's going. we celebrate only when >> i was raised here and i'm an american citizen, but that's still my country. a lot of people say you were so young when you left. i still feel the connection. it's still my homeland and people, and seeing the way they live is really, really hard. >> nancy: the restaurant owner has high hopes for cuba to return to what it was 50 years ago. stay with 7 news for the latest on his death. go to whdh.com or download the 7
police try to track down a driver behind a wild hit-and-run in brockton. this dangerous driver caught on camera right outside a pob lar bar. we have the details. >> reporter: a horrific hit-and-run caught on individual yoi. a group is leaving the spot bar and lounge early saturday morning. brockton police say as the group crossed main street, one of them, a 25-year-old man, was hit by a car that came barreling down the road. the driver never stopping. >> it was a bad impact, as you prob bad impact. >> sha net sam owns the bar. >> we're a community here, and while i know i can't control everything, it happens on the street, i'm responsible for my patrons. >> reporter: the man was transported to brigham and women's hospital. he's in extremely critical condition. sam says that speeding outside his bar has been an ongoing problem. >> a bartender many years ago
people don't really abide by the speed limits here. >> reporter: police say while they have no plate number, they're already getting leads and towed a car that could be involved in the hit-and-run. >> we hope that this guy makes it. >> nancy: an investigation is underway after a woman was found dead inside a home in mad pan. they were responding to a possible break-in on bismarck street on saturday afternoon when they found her inside the home at the time. officials continue to investigate the death. >> we're not sure if it's an natural death at this time or there's some trauma. it's unfortunate. you know, the children have been taken to the up hospital, and we're just waiting to further examine the body. you know, right now it's a death investigation. >> nancy: authorities say the three children inside were all under the age of 4. police in springfield have identified a suspect after two men were shot early saturday
parking lot of the marchdi gras club there. the mayor ordered an investigation into security at the club. one man was shot in the leg and the other in the stomach. both victims are expected to survive. now to the latest on the trump transition with president-elect donald trump preparing to take office, hillary clinton's team has announced it will back a rekoubt effort involving three key battleground states, wisconsin, pennsylvania and michigan. as you might expect, that did not go over well with the jonathan hall has the latest. >> reporter: it was a group of xur scientists who said they had found voting i go regularities in three states, and while the clinton campaign says it has nouned no evidence of hacking, it's announces now they support green party candidate jill stein's effort to get a recount starting in wisconsin. the lawyer writes they have received hundreds of messages, e-mails and calls urging us to do something, anything to investigate claims that the election results were hacked and
secretary clinton. the trump team calls those calling for a recount a pack of sore losers. president-elect trump said the recount request is ridiculous. >> we need to know that our votes are counted and not hacked and tampered with. >> reporter: trump says jill stein and the green party are trying to make money and won't spend all donations on the recount. he's saying, quote, this is a sam by the green party for an election that's already been dedicated and segregated account so that it can only be spent on the recount campaign. >> reporter: jonathan hall, "7 news today in new england." >> nancy: earlier in morning, president-elect trump tweeted hillary clinton conceded the election when she called me just prior to the victory speech and after the results were in. nothing will change. more news today. the winning ticket for saturday night's $421 million powerball
forward to claim the prize yet. this is the sixth time a tennessee lottery player has won the powerball jackpot. the odds of winning are 1 in 292 million. still ahead on "7 news today in new england," a hard warming rescue. firefighters in florida revive three puppies pulled from inside a burning home. >> rob: sunshine returns today, but rain not too far away. i'll show you when and how much coming up. >> nancy: two peoplen hampshire face serious charges after pulling several prank fire alarms in manchester. that's ahead. monday. >> it's a kitchen competition and we're both rungary for the win. there are hungry people out here, folks? >> i can't wait until lunch break to see if we can take the
>> nancy: welcome back. 9:13. sunny day to start. much different scene than yesterday. very cloudy yesterday, but today, rob, looks to be a stunner, huh? >> rob: yeah. this time yesterday you couldn't make out the skyline whatsoever. plenty of sunshine today and tomorrow. the next chance of that rain not that far away tuesday afternoon
i think we're drying for most of the day on wednesday. another opportunity for rain coming in wednesday night into thursday. a couple of good chances of a good bit of rain in the next couple of days and 35 in boston and 5 35 in wore chest. 10, 15 in some spots closer to 20 miles per hour. you factor in the wind and dpeels a lot colder and have a windchill of 30. 29 in worcester and 289 in nashua. that makes an impact in the afternoon. even at peak heating middle of the afternoon today, temperature-wise in the mid-40s, but it will feel more like upper 30s to low 40s. it will be a couple of degrees colder this afternoon. normal this time of year is upper 40s. it feels more december-like than late november-like out there today. decent amount of sunshine, but if you look closely at the satellite imagery, you see a few clouds hugging the coast.
occasional scattered clouds cross in between. not a 100% sunny day but mostly sunny. a good bit of sunshine tomorrow. this is what we watch for tuesday night into wednesday. it a storm system brewing over the rocky mountains, colorado into wyoming. this is going to race off to the northeast, and that will be for us a really good opportunity for rain, today breezy with mostly sunny skies but a little on the chilly side overnight tonight but cool morning if you have to going back to work. tuesday morning is try for most of us. can't rule out a few showers but we'll be dry for the most part tuesday morning. rain rolls in tuesday afternoon and evening and comes to an end in the predawn hours on wednesday. how much are we talking about? hardly a drop by lunchtime on tuesday. by dinnertime to tuesday or after dinnertime on tuesday, half inch to three-quarters of
overnight wednesday night into thursday. you add it all up, and we're looking inch, inch and a half, two inches not out of the question and a couple of spots over the course of sever days. good soaks and much needed rain in the forecast middle part of the week. want temperatures are well pov freezing so no worries about this being frozen. this is liquid precipitation tuesday and wednesday and thursday. clearing and cooler into next weekend. police investigate a serious crash in carver over on its side. that crash happened on free upon the street last night. an 8-year-old was inside the car when it happened and had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital. no word on his condition so far. police are searching for a suspect who robbed a shell station in dartmouth on friday night. he had a dark hooded sweatshirt and jeans and sneakers. he's heavy built and about 5'9". anyone with informing is asked to call police. two men arrested in manchester new hampshire after pulling
police say justin nagge and stavros pulled 12 alarms from call boxes in the city. fire officials stopped the car. an odd encounter for some customers at cvs store. why police threatened to arrest them for trespassing. the pats go after win number nine in a late afternoon clash with the jets. we have more on the match-up
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>> nancy: the patriots face the jets at the med lowlands. although the jets have three wins so far, the pats don't expect to cruise in this one. things get interesting when these teams might. we have more now from stadium. >> we come to you from outside metlife stadium. a lot of questions going to be on the injury report for the patriots come kickoff around 4:30 against the jets. tom brady and rob gronkowski both listed as game time decisions. brady is more likely to play than gronk ski. for brady, 21-6 in his career gets the jets.
>> it's just bumps and bruises like everyone else. >> a banged up knee kept him out of practice, but it shouldn't prevent him from giving it a go on sunday. >> a touchdown! >> it's more like a vacation for wide-outs this season. instead of avoiding dorell rev veries. that he is been balls caught deep. >> green and kenny brick caught one. >> he's rattled off the revis hit list. >> everybody has up and down games, but he's one of the best for a long time. you have to have a the lo of respect for that. >> he's an extremely good defensive back, and every play is a fight to get open to catch the ball. >> i wouldn't underestimate that
competitor. i've never underestimated him. >> the pats won't jr.ed estimate the jets even if they bring up the rear in the afc east at 3-7. >> there's a challenge of both games, going there and when they come here, both teams are ready to play and it will go down to the last possession of the game. >> brady is the second quarterback ever with 200 wins joining peyton manning and a win next week against the rams makes him the winningest quarterback of a trey adair, "7 news today in new england." >> nancy: ahead on >> tom"7 news today in new england," a car crashes into a california convenience store. what police say caused the driver to lose control. the holiday film season is now underway. they hope to pick up momentum into the new year. a man in colorado may have turkey trotted his way to a new
racquetball and say it's important to remain active. >> people give up instead of looking forward to each day and trying to do what they can. >> nancy: his run hasn't been verify by the guinness book of world records. however the current record is listed at 50 minutes and 10 seconds. he plans to run the race again next year as a all right. coming up in the next half hour of 7 news, it was quite the hectic holiday for a woman in washington. how she finished a triathlon and delivered a baby all before feeding her guests a thanksgiving dinner. >> rob: it's a cloudy holiday in new england. the sunshine is back. how long it will last coming up. >> nancy: also ahead, elian gonzalez talks about how he remembers fidel castro in the wake of the former cuban
>> nancy: more tributes and reaction today following the death of fidel castro. how it may impact future relations between that country and the united states. shots ring out at a shopping mall in florida. one person killed and police try to figure out the motive. an alarming assault. the suspect is seen running down the street after hitting a police officer with his
>> welcome back. thanks for staying with us for >> tom "7 news today in new england." i'm nance kri chen. >> rob: it's a perfect 10 this morning. no visibility issues whatsoever. this time yesterday we had dense fog. that's not the case this morning. a lot more sunshine today, not 100% sunny close to the satellite imagery. clouds hug the immediate coastline. another batch is moving in from new york, so there's some clouds to time. still, for most of us should be a lot brighter than the last couple of days. 39 currently and that's the only issue. it feels more like 30, and that's the case in the middle of afternoon today, and mid-40s this afternoon feel like upper 30s. clear and cold overnight tonight, about 32 in boston but more like 20s for most of the suburbs. tomorrow sunshine again, but don't get too used to that. rain returns on tuesday. we talk about that in a few minutes.
killed and nine others injured in a shooting on bourbon street early this morning. the victims ages range from 20 to 37. two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting. the area was especially crowded because of bijou classic football game at the superdome. officials are still investigating. 7 news now with more on the death of fidel castro. history in havana. the communist leader remembered a a repressive tyrantnd while a nine-day period of mourning. the president of venezuela offered a tribute to castro on seniority evening held at the military barracks where the remains of castro's closest alied, hugo chavez are interned. i called him the father of revolutionaries. castro's death brings for the
relationship between cuba the and united states. no one sure between president-elect lump. in a statement president obama extending a hand of friendship to cuba, avoiding any mention of castro's human rights abuses and looking forward reflecting his dramatic policy shift two years ago to normalize relations with cuba. >> this is a new day. between our two countries. >> reporter: president obama fe family. president-elect trump had a tweet that fidel castro is debt with an exclamation point then a statement recalling a brutal dictator with a legacy of firing squads. on the campaign trade. >> we will can sole obama's one-sided cuban deal. >> he threatened to undo the executive orders and regulatory changes that allow more travel and trade between cuba and the united states. steps taken by the obama
economic embargo on cuba because of concerns about human rights and freedoms. they call on president-elect trump who didn't repeat his vow to reverse his policies to take a hard line because the castro family remains in charge. >> don't expect fidel's death to usher this new, happy chapter of freedom. >> reporter: florida senator marco rubio said this. president obama issued a pathetic statement on the death of mentions of thousands he killed and imprisoned. around the world the communist revolutionary allies also weigh it on his death. putin called castro a true and reliable friend of russia. al assad praised castro for standing up against the cruellest of sanctions. elian gonzalez, the frightened
castro. gonzalez made it to florida on an intertube in 1999. his arrival touched off an international battle that return ended with his return to cuba. 16 years later he recalls him as a man he likened to a father. he said he always wanted castro to be proud of him. he talked about how he attended his elementary school graduation. make hur and stay with 7 news for updates as impact of fidel castro's death. go to whdh.com or download the 7 news mobile and tablet apps. also this morning colorado state patrol honoring one of their own who died on the job. 11-year veteran trooper cody donahue was hit and killed by a truck helping another motorist after an accident. the driver of the truck has been detained for questions, and officials say this tragedy serves as an important reminder
>> when you see these troopers and law enforcement officers out there just trying to do their job, please move over. give them the room they need, because if not, this is what happens, and it continues to happen on a regular basis. >> reporter: trooper donahue was a father of two. one person is dead and another injured after a shooting at a mall near fort lauderdale in florida. police say it involved the owner of a jewelry store and employee. they say the two had an arnt employee before then turning the gun on himself. the injured employee was taken to a local hospital. right now the extent much his injuries are unknown. in a hateful letter addressed to a california mosque is under investigation. they call muslims children of satan and vile and felty people. it researched to donald trump has the new sheriff in town to cleanse america. the center's president has a
>> if this person is listening, i'd like to send a blessing of peace to him or her. our center is open anytime and i invite you. >> nancy: they have tallied more than 100 incidents targeting muslims in the united states since president-elect trump was voted in. two csv customers hide after customer call police after two men went in the score looking for cheese. they cheese and moments later all the employees were gone. after searching for employees for 30 minutes, the two customers say the police showed up and told them to leave. >> being kicked out because they were scared of us and hiding. >> just told us that we needed to leave the premises or else we'd be arrested for trespassing. that flipped the script on all of us. we had no idea what was going on. >> the customers say they're not
california police officer in critical condition after he was hit in the head with a skateboard that happened during a police chase in san francisco. today the up man accused of using the board as a weapon is in custody. jonathan hall has more. >> reporter: the security video shows the suspect running down the streed after he allegedly attacked an officer in california. the suspect was captured moments later. >> he's a 12-year veteran married with two young assigned to the motorcycle unit, starbucks customers in downtown south san francisco waved down the officer saying the suspect was creating a disturbance. as he was talking to him, he darted down the street on his skateboard. antonio figueroa was close by. he said there was a shot foot chase, and an officer in a patrol car joined in. he said the suspect suddenly
and he fell to the ground. the police chief says the suspect has a long rap sheet including some violent offenses. >> my son he knows this. he's just a little mental. >> reporter: his mother says her son has mental health issues and does take medication. was he taking his medication yesterday? >> i don't know. he left very early in the morning. >> reporter: jonathan news today in new england." >> he's been booked on a charge of attempted murder. in a car crash caught on camera in california, this security camera shows this car approaching and crashing into a convenience store. police say the driver's brakes got stuck causing her to crash into the building. luckily the store was closed. at the time of the crash there were no reports of any injuries. in north dakota residents show support for law enforcement officers working the dakota access pipeline protests.
back the blue rally on saturday. organizers called for pieople t pray and march for officers. organizers say the rally wasn't antior pro-pipeline but an effort to unite the community. >> we want to show our support for the law enforcement keeping us safe from the activities going on. >> they're put under such strain right now, and they have just -- the time that they've put in, it's ridiculous. >> people there say they hope the rally unites the community. pipeline state have been gone on for months now. environmental activists claim it will pollute nearby water sources. it's about 85% constructed right now. some heart-warming moments if florida after three dogs are rescued from a house fire. they pulled the animals from the home there. they were revived by a dozen firefighters that gave them oxygen and water. the animals are now doing much better.
hope to use the thanksgiving weekend as a springboard for a successful holiday at the box office. >> rob: we're tracking the next chance of rain. we time it out coming up >> nancy: the numbers are in. many more black friday shoppers decide against braving the long lines and going online instead. monday. >> it's a kitchen competition and troy brown and i are both hungry for the win. >> let's go. people are waiting. >> there are hungry p >> i can't wait until lunch break to see if we can take the
now 7 weather. >> rob: expect a busy travel day as many people return home from their thanksgiving breaks. so if you get ready to leave us or wait for someone back in no major issues east of the mississippi river. could be a couple of isolated storms in iowa or missouri today, and then heavy snow will be a possibility from the rockies of colorado up into the pacific northwest. that system, by the way, will be want one heading here in just a couple of days. 39 in boston, and this is the only issue weather-wise today. a little on the cool side, 39
p-town. you factor in the wind and it's colder. feels like 35 in p-town, 30 is the current windchill in boston. a windchill of 24 in worcester. that's an issue in the middle of afternoon. even in the peak heating it's mid-40s, but factor in the wind it's 5 to so degrees colder than the actual numbers. upper 30s is about what it will feel like a little later on this afternoon. the wind calms down this evening, but the temperatures drop one of those nights where many of us get well down into the 20s. that's the actual air temperature late tonight, so when you go back to work tomorrow morning or back to school, it will be pretty chilly. look closely at the satellite imagery and you see a couple of clouds kind of screaming in hugging the immediate coastline here. a few more come in from new york. so it's not going to be 100% sunny, but still a mostly sunny day and definitely brater than the last couple of days. here's another look at the storm
and wyoming. that's our next weather maker, and it looks like it will bring a good chance of rain. breezy with mostly sunny skies today. clear and cold tonight, and plenty of sunshine through the day tomorrow despite that still be a little cooler than average tomorrow. here comes the rain. most of us are dry going back to work on tuesday morning, but the exception is western massachusetts and parts of new hampshire could see a little bit of rain. most of us are dry in the morning. best chance of rain in the afternoon and evening ho rain winds down early predawn on wednesday around and that's round one. round two will move in overnight wednesday night through thursday and then make clear out just in time for dinnertime on thursday. the tree lighting is thursday evening. we might just barely be able to get the rain out of here in time for that. in the meantime, mid-40s today and tomorrow. notice how the numbers are well
this is all liquid and no worries about wintery weather. turning cooler for friday down to the low 40s by saturday. >> also on 7 holiday shoppers turn to the internet to snag big deals according to adobe customers. they spent $3 billion online on black friday. that's an increase of 22% from last yeek. thanksgiving weekend isn't just about food and shopping, but it's an important time for movies and film ticket sales keep their momentum going ahead of the new year. movie studios hope a five-day holiday weekend will keep up the strong momentum at the box office with help from films like fantastic beasts and where to find them and dr. strange. for kids and families, moana is likely to dominate this weekend. they commanded this holiday three years ago with "frozen" with the biggest thanksgiving
disney will continue on the number one market share through the end of the year with the "star wars" spinoff rouge one opening next month. >> you have "captain america: civil war" that kicked off the summer in the early part of may. findy dory is the biggest hit of the year so far. they had a good fall period as well. >> there's allied from paramount. it's i market share this year. >> you wanted the girl with two the hands? >> yes. marilyn monroe. >> fox is hoping to draw an adult audience to "rules don't apli app apply." it lures others with r-rated "band santa 2." they're wondering if online shows will keep audiences from making the trip on the theater
>> nancy: one woman had quite the hectic holiday this thanksgiving. her day involved a race and trip to the e.r. before serving dinner to her friends and family. we have the story. >> i got up at 5:00. i made bread for thanksgiving dinner rolls. >> reporter: rhonda was out the door before sunrise on thanksgiving morning taking part in a triathlon. as she was crossing the finish line, she fell and broke two of her fringes, so the midwife went in tacoma when she noticed another patient. >> i heard this lady come in. she was obviously in very active labor and was obviously going to deliver very quickly. you could just hear it. >> this mom-to-be couldn't wait, she rushed over with her hand still injured and singled-handedly delivered the baby boy. you know i'm a patient here,
>> she wasn't finished. after being seen by doctors, she returned home and still managed to serve thanksgiving dinner to 16 guests. >> you know what? what a great day. what a wonderful life i lead. travel, deliver a baby, cook dinner, have time with family and friends. life is good. >> nancy: all in a day's work. the baby is doing well. she says her hand will heal and she'll lifestyle. in the next half hour, rob eicher has another check of the sunday forecast. after the break, he's making a list and checking it twice. before all that, santa makes an
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competition. in the florida keys it's the third annual contest in key west. sculptors across the country and canada and singapore use their skills to create sculptures with only water, a few hand tools and about 15,000 pounds of sand. from the beach to boston common where old st. nick and his helpers were spotted yesterday. santa arrives by ambulance to deliver an important message about stays safe during the holidays. kids sat on his laugh him what's topping their lists. we have much more ahead in the next hour of the "7 news today in new england." the patriots take on the jets today. we have a preview of the matchup. also ahead much more on the death of fidel castro as reaction pours in around the world. here at home a man badly hurt. police are searching for a suspect after a horrifying hit-and-run in brockton.
>> nancy: a disturbing discovery. a woman found dead in per apartment. nine days of mourns in cuba as the world reacts to the death of fidel castro. demanding a rye count. where hillary clinton wants votes to be checked and how the president-elect is responding. just about 10:00 on this sunday morning.
i'm nancy chen. a live look outside, because, wow, look at that. stunny, sunny day over the city of boston. ij i think the sun just winked at us. >> good to see you again. it's been a while. nicole said it was nice to see the sunshine this morning. she sent this beautiful picture from beverly via twitter. no vibzibility issues. skies aren't crystal clear everywhere, though. if you look at imagery, this is the cloud cover. we have clouds hugging the immediate coastline and a few more blowing in from new york and a few more blowing down from northern new england. so occasional clouds crossing the skies, but still buy far brighter than the last couple of days. 39 in boston, but that's not the total story. enough of a wind to make it feel like 41. that's the case. enough wind makes it feel 5 to 7 degrees and 10 degrees colder
suggest. it will feel more like upper 30s later this afternoon. winds calmed down tonight but it's cold everywhere and around the freezing mark in boston and well down to the 20s in the subur suburbs. tomorrow plenty of sunshine again but the next chance of rain is a few days away. right now a brockton man is in critical condition after a terrifying hit-and-run. the dangerous drive unfolds outside a popular bar. this morning police try to track down the driver behind the wh >> reporter: a horrific hit-and-run caught on video. you see a group leaving the spot bar and lounge early saturday morning. brockton police say as the group crossed main street, one of them, a 25-year-old man, was hit by a car that came barreling down the road. the driver never stopping. >> it was a bad impact, as you probably have seen the video. it's it was a bad impact. >> reporter: sam owns the bar.
that happens on the street, i'm responsible for my patrons. >> he was transported to brigham and women's hospital. police say he's in extremely critical condition. sam says speeding outside his bar is an ongoing problem. >> a bartender many years ago did get hit crossing the street. this is a main thoroughfare, and people don't really abide by the speed limits here. >> police say while they have no plate number, they're alrea that could be involved in the hit-and-run. we hope this guy did make it. 7 "7 news today in new england." a deadly discovery. a woman was mound dead inside a home on bismarck street. they found her body saturday afternoon. an investigator says there were three young children inside the home at the time, and they continue now to look into the cause of her death. >> we're not sure if it's a natural death at this time or
the children rb taken to the hospital, and we're just waiting to further examine the body. you know, it's right now a death investigation. >> nancy: authorities say the three children were all under the age of 4. 7 news now turns to the death of a dictator. overnight cuban-americans in miami continue to celebrate the death of fidel castro. massive crowds gathering in the streets there. plans are underway revolution square to host a rally there. castro's death brings for the forefront the complicated relationship between cuba and the united states. no one really quite sure what might happen going forward under president-elect donald trump. vastly different responses from the president and the president-elect. in a statement, president obama extending a hand of friendship to cuba, avoiding any mention of castro's human rights abuses and
dramatic policy shift two years ago to normalize relations with cuba. >> this is a new day between our two countries. >> reporter: president obama offered condolences to castro's family. president-elect trump had a blunt tweet that fidel castro is dead with an exclamation point and then a statement recalling a brutal dictator with a legacy of firing squads and theft and skufring. on the president-elect trump threatened to undo the executive orders and regulatory changes that now allow more travel and trade between cuba and the united states. steps taken by the obama administration as congress refuses to lift a 50-year long economic embargo on cuba because of concerns about human rights and freedoms. top republicans calling on president-elect trump, who did not repeat his vow to reverse president obama's policies, to take a hard line because the
usher a happy chapter of freedom. >> reporter: in florida senator rubio said that president obama issued a pathetic statement on the death of dictator fidel castro with no mention of thousands he killed and imprisoned. around the world the communist revolutionary's allies weigh in on his death. putin called him a friend of assad said he stood up to the mother fa row shus of sanctions witnessed in our modern world. his funeral is set for december 4th. his death hitting home here in boston. the cuban community gathering to mark the historic moment. the owner of a cuban restaurant in jamaica plain kept a special bottle of cider to toast his death. they've been saving it just for
years ago to celebrate fidel castro's going. we'll celebrate, open only when fidel dies. >> i was raised here. i've lived here most of my life. i'm an american citizen, but that's still my country. a lot of people say you were so young when you left, but i still feel the connection. it's still my homeland and people. seeing how they live is really, really hard. >> the restaurant owner has high hopes for cuba it was 50 years ago. breaking overnight one person killed and nine others injured in a shoot be on bourbon street around 1:30 in the morning. two men were arrested. officials don't know what led to the shooting but an investigation is underway. the trump transition a move that has the president-elect's team fuming. hillary clinton's team will back a recount effort involving three battleground states, wisconsin,
this morning writing hillary clinton conceded the election when she called me just prior to the victory speech and after the results were in. nothing will change. now john that will hall as a closer look at the recount controversy. >> reporter: it was a group of computer scientists that said they found voting irregularities in three states. while the clinton campaign has found no evidence of hacking, they said they'repo the lawyer says thieve saved hundreds of messages, i mails and calls urging us to do something or anything to investigate claims it was hacked and altered to disadvantage secretary clinton. the touch trump team calls them a pack of sore losers. president-elect trump said the recount request is ridiculous. >> we need to know that our votes are counted and not hacked and not being tampered with.
stein and the green party are trying to make money and won't spend all donations on the recount. he said this is a scam by the green father for an election that has already been conceded. >> this is actually all going into a dedicated and segregated account so that it can only be spent on the recount campaign. >> reporter: trump continues to work on his team. yesterday he named two meem that sdoent rathering hearing. he named mcfarland national security adviser and don mcgahn whies counsel. a vaekz ends in tragedy when a man from massachusetts dies scuba diving friday morning in hawaii. he was pulled from the waters off honolulu. officials say o'sullivan was unresponsive and rushed to the hospital in critical condition. an autopsy performed on monday will determine the exact cause of death. police are searching for a suspect who robbed a shell
sweatshirt, jeans and sneakers. the man is heavy-set and about 5' 5'9". anyone with information should call police. a car rolled over on its side and an 8-year-old had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital. two men are arrested in manchester, new hampshire after pulling false fire he drove around and pulled 12 fire alarms from call boxes around the city. fire officials were eventually able to stop their car. still ahead, a sunday showdown for the pats. the team taking on their rivals, the new york jets. we have a preview. the next chance of rain is not that far away. we time it out. one win set to take home serious kwash where the mul
deals. they spent more than $3 billion on black friday shopping online, and that's an increase of 22% from last year. the winning ticket for saturday night's $421 powerball drawing was not sold in massachusetts but in tennessee, but no one has stepped forward to claim the prize yet. this is the sixth time a tennessee lottery player won a powerball jackpot. odds of winning are 1 in 292 so i know we aren't getting $421 million, rob, but at least we get a win with this forecast today, huh? >> rob: someone has 421 million reasons to be thankful for this holiday weekend. dry today and tomorrow. if you look for sunshine, today and tomorrow are the days. for drought relief we have that, too, beginning tuesday night into early wednesday morning. most of wednesday is dry and another round of rain wednesday night into thursday.
39 right now in boston, 41 in fitchburg and 42 in norwood. not too bad. that's close to normal, but not the whole story. winds are 10, 15, and some spots closer to 20 miles per hour. that's enough to make it feel about 5 to 10 degrees colder than the actual temperature. 31 the current windchill in boston, 25 in worcester at the moem. that's an issue in the middle of afternoon at peak heating. the afternoon temperature is in the 40s, like it's in the upper 30s when you factor in the breeze. that breeze will calm down tonight, and then it will be cold regardless. most of us are well down to the 20s overnight tonight. on the satellite and radar, in general a lot clearer than the last couple of days but it's not 100% clear. a few clouds hug the coastline and more blow in off the great lakes from new york. so some clouds cross the skies from time to time. still mostly sunny is in store
colorado and wyoming right now. bringing some heavy snow to the rockies. that will move northeast and bring us some good rain and again, just rain with this one. breezy and cool but otherwise fairly clear this afternoon. crystal clear and cold tonight. it will be chilly back to work or school tomorrow morning. sorry to bring it up. most of the day tomorrow will be quiet, and rain starts to move in on tuesday. the vast majority go back to work on tuesday without a drop of the berkshires and maybe parts of northern new england could see a little rain on tuesday. vast majority of us have to wait until the afternoon. best chance of rain probably all week long is tuesday afternoon and evening. there could be heavier showers mixed in fl and gusty winds as this rolls through. clears out early wednesday and another round of rain wednesday night into thursday. how much are we talking? hardly anything tuesday morning, but it starts to add up quickly tuesday afternoon and evening.
an inch and another round wednesday night through thursday will take us up to an inch, inch and a half, two inches for a three-day total. through the middle part of the week, we have good, beneficial rain scombrus rain. look at the temperatures there, well above freezing but could be gusty winds with hefier showers. clearing and turning cooler into next weekend. >> all right, rob. thank you. not your ordinary restaurant and cafe. an owner in new mexico doesn't have prices on the menu. he wants customers to forward. inspired by a restaurant traveling in australia, the owner decided to adopt this philosophy serning food with fwho set prices on the menu and his loyal customers believe and contribute to his mission as well. >> it's a concept of taking care of each other. >> giving people a safe place to come and have something to eat. >> the owner says the karma cafe has confirmed his belief people
proved just that. bob mcadams is 96 years old, but that did not stop him from running in the annual 5k turkey trot. he finished in 48 minutes and 19 seconds. he started running in his retirement community gym as a way to train for racquetball and says he plans to run the same race again next year as a 97-year-old. still ahead, the pats battling the jets on the field today. how this game could be a
the two teams with a lot of history and bad blood. the pats may have to stay on thur rival. we have a preview of the big gaming. >> "7 news today in new england" coming to you from outside metlife stadium, and a lot of questions on the injury report for the around 4:30 against the jets. top brady and rob gronkowski listed as game time decisions. brady more likely to play than gronkowski. for brady this is about the numbers, 21-6 in his career against the jets. a victory today is 200 for his career. >> it's bumps and bruises like everybody else. >> a banged-up knee kept tom brady out of practice for two
giving it a go on sunday. >> looking for the long ball. it's there. he has it for the touchdown? >> reveries, instead of avoids rives, they attack the all-pro corner yet to record an interception this year. >> there's been balls caught deep. kenny brick caught one. >> brady rattling off a revis hit the former teammate. >> he's a phenomenal player. everybody has up and down games, but he's been one of the best for a long time. so i think you always have to have a lot of respect for that. >> he's an extremely good defensive back, and every play will be a fight to try to get open to catch the ball. >> i would never underestimate that player. he's got good skills and he's a good competitor. never underestimate him. >> the pats will not underestimate the jets, even if
>> there's got to be a challenge to both of these games, you know. going there, and when whe come here both teams are ready to play. it will go down to the last possession of the game again probably. >> brady is the second quarterback ever with 200 wins joining peyton manning and a win next week against the rams make brady the winningest quarterback of all time with number 201. reporting outside metlife stadium, "7 news today in new england." >> nancy: still ahead on "7 news today in new england," a preview of what to expect on live look outside. a sunny start to our sunday. will it last? the final check of the forecast
>> nancy: the death of fidel castro. president obama is restoring the rift while in office, and now growing speculation about a new leadership team in washington will respond. nbc's chuck todd is here with what to expect on "meet the press." >> good morning. the death of fidel castro and what it could still mean for the u.s. and cuba and american politics. i'm talk with senator marco rubio from florida. from the border wall to global warming, is president-elect trump backing
rhetoric? i'll talk to kellyanne conway. as democrats try to build the party, i talk to the man that wants nancy pelosi's job in the house, congressman tim ryan from illinois. that's on a busy "meet the press." >> nancy: one final check of weather with rob. >> rob: nice mid-40s with sunshine in the forecast this afternoon. keep in mind, it's cooler when you factor in the breeze. more like upper 30s and plenty of sunshine tomorrow and cold star mid-40s tomorrow afternoon. good chance for rain tuesday afternoon and evening. probably half-inch to an inch on tuesday. another round of rain wednesday night into thursday, and probably another half inch to an inch that time. so add them both together, and we talk close to two inches over the course of a couple of days. it will clear out and turn cooler down to the low 40s by next weekend. >> nancy: rob, thank you very much. that's going to do it for us on this sunday morning.
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this sunday, the death of fidel castro, what it means for the u.s., cuba and american politics. >> he destroyed a country. he destroyed practically a culture. >> andrea mitchell is in havana. trump backing away from some campaign rhetoric. remember this? now trump says hillary clinton has suffered enough. from the border wall to global warming, is there a change in the air? i will talk to trump area former campaign manager kellyanne conway. shades of 2000. the clinton campaign joins the effort to recount the vote in three states. is there any chance it could make a difference?