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>> christa: the fourth g.o.p. primary debate features fewer candidates but some fireworks. >> jadiann: good morning, everyone. we're almost at the 5:00 hour this morning. thanks for joining us. i'm jadiann thompson. >> christa: just turned it right there. i'm christa delcamp. it is november 11. veterans day. we're waking up with a little november nor'easter. the rain and wind have started. the this is the braintree split. bri eggers is busy tracking the storm. >> i like that you said little nor'easter. this could be worse but it's relative. we've had warmer, sunnier days in the past. today it's a messy one and it's set up for the morning commute. really just showery activities inside boston. speak of. the heavier, more moderate bands cape cod and islands. this pulls out of here by the time we head past lunchtime.
the nighttime hours but still, a good soaking for us. between a half inch to inch. as i mentioned before, the bull's eye across southeast mass, cape cod and the islands. the other things is the winds. you will feel it rocking the car a little bit but ramping down with the wind speeds, it's not as bad as we thought. wind advisory still in effect. cape ann, cape cod and the islands until 7:00 p.m. for gusts 25-35 miles an hour or more. this could cause limbs to come down, possible minor power disruption. we'll keep an eye on it through the day. temperatures around 50. not moving a lot. more details coming up. >> jadiann: thank you so much. our coverage continues with rich kirkland, checking the roads for us. a wet commute. >> rich: puddly too. that's the concern, hydroplaning. we've been doing this a while. live on route 1, splashing through the city. this is what's happening downtown.
not much happening on the expressway. we've had one pinout affecting traffic in braintree, route 3 northbound. there will be more of that. the t says just starting up, it's on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. a charlestown man faces serious charges. >> jadiann: he pointed a gun at another driver but it was a fake gun. john cuoco is in medford with the story. >> the gun may be fake but it's a real crime for police. state police say around 4:30 yesterday a driver called 911 saying someone pointed a gun at her after a road rage incident. she followed the car until medford police could stop it. police found the driver, a 20-year-old charlestown man with a replica firearm with the orange tip painted black making the gun look real. the road rage happened on the ramp from 93 north to mystic ave. in somerville.
the arrest comes in the same week mayor marty walsh signed an ordinance in boston banning replica handguns in public spaces and allows boston police to confiscate them and notify parents and guardians if the suspect is under 18. the suspect will be in court tomorrow. cuoco, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: the man charged in a deadly road rage crash in bail. police say 67-year-old michael hinds was drunk when he intentionally rammed his pickup truck into another truck. they say he then left the scene and was arrested at his home in norton. hinds told police he rammed into another driver but said, quote, it's not like i killed anyone. the other truck rolled completely over on to its hood. it was hit a second time on 495 on monday. two men were inside. one was killed, the other was
37-year-old jarrad aronne of foxboro died at the scene and his fiancee says he was an amazing father, son and friend. >> he was my world. he was my best friend, my soulmate and we're just going to miss him terribly. >> this is hinds' third d.u.i. arrest. four open beer cans and nip bottles were found in his truck. >> jadiann: also this morning, the new york state attorney general is ordering the two largest daily fantasy sports companies, fanduel and bets. nicole oliverio is in boston with more on this issue today. >> reporter: draftkings saying it's not going to give up without a fight saying they're going to stay in new york while they pursue their legal optionses. all bets are off in new york. the state attorney general ordered daily fantasy sports websites fanduel and
draftkings, to stop taking bets. calling the games illegal gambling. >> they disagree with it. they're going to challenge it. >> former massachusetts attorney general martha coakley is a legal advisor for draftkings and the announcement caught the company off-guard. >> we believe it's the game of skill. he's reached the wrong conclusion. >> the sites have been banned in doing business in nevada but a ban in new york could be a tough hit in a time they're already facing scrutiny. >> we're doing this with new york and all states, letting you know our business model. understanding they may have protection. we would work with them on that. >> the sites came under more attention last month when it was revealed some employees may have used insider data to win money. several states and fbi began investigating. massachusetts attorney general has also looked into draftkings but so far no
restrictions have been placed here in the bay state. live in boston, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a group of students from northeastern demanding professors. the protesters blocked the green line e train on tuesday. police and the mbta knew about the demonstration, extra buses ran in the area to help commuters. >> christa: now the race for the white house. the elite eight republicans take the stage for another debate with fewer people taking part. the candidates had more time to answer questions but there was plenty of time to make attacks clearly. here's nancy chen with the highlights from last night. >> reporter: good morning. immigration and military spending were hot topics in the republican presidential debate. there were heated exchanges mostly over policy exposing stark difference between the candidates. the fourth republican debate
donald trump said he wanted to support every illegal immigrant. >> it's not possible and it's not embracing american values and it would tear communities apart. >> ohio governor john kasich called the deportation plan silly. >> we can't ship 11 million people out of this country. children would be terrified and it will not work. >> mr. trump -- let me just -- >> unbelievable company worth billions and billions of dollars. i don't have to hear from this man. believe me. i don't have to hear from him. >> dr. ben carson, who has risen in the polls, had journalists digging into things he said in the past. he doesn't mind being vetted but wonders why democrats aren't scrutinized. >> i have no problem being vetted. i have a problem being lied about and putting it out there as truth. >> the candidates laid out tax plans and ways to make government smaller saying president obama is doing it all wrong.
>> go to a three page tax code. yes, there are plans. >> yes, i have a child tax credit increase and i'm proud i have a pro family tax code. >> each one of those tax plans is better than the mess that we have right now. >> reporter: the four other candidates met for the undercard debate earlier in the night. chris christie spent much of his time attacking democratic candidate hillary clinton. nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a remembrance ceremony will take place this veterans day morning at the tomb of the unknown soldier in washington, d.c. as he does each veterans day president obama will lay a wreath at the tomb to honor those who serve in the military. there are a number of events around the area to honor veterans. a ceremony will take place at the statehouse at 10:00 a.m. also, a new six foot tall veterans day memorial will be unveiled in salem. at 1:00 there's a parade around the boston common ending at city hall plaza.
>> christa: today's a federal holiday so schools, banks, government offices, post offices all closed. retail stores, supermarkets and restaurants will be open. the mbta is running a regular weekday schedule. street park something free. look for certain areas blocked for the parade. hopefully the weather agrees. we'll talk to bri about that. >> jadiann: maybe a little dicey in the morning. we'll see how the rest goes. we're just getting started. ahead, waging a fight on pay and it seems to be working. the steps massachusetts lawmakers are taking to raise the minimum wage. >> christa: investigators trying to figure out why a private plane crashes into an apartment building sending up a huge fireball. this morning, witnesses are describing that moment of impact. yes, a wet and windy start to veterans day but as we head into the afternoon, things will shape up as our storm system ships out. the details coming up in the forecast next.
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>> christa: welcome back. 5:13. this is what you're going to be encountering as you wake up. downed leaves and you mix those with a little water, it could be slick. leave extra time. it's interesting the way the rain can coming down. it's like a fine mist. not a heavy downpour but a misty feeling. >> jadiann: and leaving puddles on the roads. rich kirkland reporting concerns of hydroplaning. a good idea to give yourself extra time. >> absolutely. it's a raw feel for sure. a good description as i headed out this morning. in the city it wasn't bad.
the winds not even packing a punch yet but that could happen. i'll show you why. we're just at the beginning of this system starting to push through. just some showery, drizzly spots in metrowest. the moderate bands of rain are setting up along cape cod and for the islands. where they have been through last night as well. another good clip through pepperell at this time. the main concern at this point of the morning commute, all the leaves that have been falling down the last week or two are clogging the drainage areas. so still seeing ponding on the roads even though rain totals haven't been impressive in most locations. providence, boston, worcester, beverly, less than a half inch. hyannis, more than an inch of rain at this point. that looks to be where the heavier rainfall will set up for today. you can see this right along the south coast, also for cape cod, the islands, even the south
northeast as we get into the later parts of the morning hours. closer to noontime. then what happens as we eat lunch and head outed in the afternoon is just that raw feel. the winds will be with us but it will not be as wet. the rain will ramp down past about noontime. wet and windy for the morning and i would gander to say this is more in the good category for the afternoon but we have to wait for the ponding to dissipate as well. rainfall totals as we make it into later this afternoon, maybe closer to a half inch through boston then again that bull's eye, south shore and south coast, cape cod and the islands. a wind advisory through 7:00 p.m. for gusts between 25-35 miles an hour plus. again, the more east you get, the stronger the winds will be but as we get into the evening, the winds die down. tomorrow not really an issue for us. it's one and done with this system racing through 30-40 miles an hour.
those mid 40s for most locations. closer to 50 for the city of boston and they don't move a lot today. so don't expect the temperatures to spike in the afternoon. the 60-degree days are gone for now but the pattern hasn't changed, staying in the seasonable temperature categories. low 50s. a look out west, our next concern, winter storm system moving through the rockies. we move through the timeline and get rid of this system then that system, though it heads to the north of us, drags through a front into the later parts of tomorrow. so that could set us up with showers as we get into the afternoon and evening hours. nothing like today but wet weather ahead. 45 to 51 as temperatures fall. for the parades today, in brockton it's going to be wet and windy for us for the morning hours. not as bad in boston for the afternoon as showers do taper to more of a drizzly, raw feel.
look for a warmup because the pattern hasn't changed completely. a little windy, crisp for us this weekend but then 60 degrees, back in the forecast, close to it on monday and hitting it on tuesday. >> jadiann: thank you so much. new details on the deadly metro jet crash in egypt. u.s. investigators could soon get a chance to look at physical evidence from the crash believed to be caused by a bomb. a person with knowledge on the matter say egypt accepted the ntsb offer to help investigate. the ntsb is now reportedly waiting to find out when and he where the plane's engines will be examined. >> christa: crews will be back on the scene of the deadly plane crash that happened in ohio. they'll work to recover the bodies of the people killed when a small jet slammed into an apartment building. let's go to nancy chen. incredibly no one on the ground was hurt. >> absolutely. neighbors say it was terrifying. as many as nine people were onboard the plane. no one inside the building was
hit but there were plenty of people nearby. a fiery crash site, thick black smoke in the air and the shell of what was once a home to several families. this is what left after a plane plows into an apartment building. >> we have a plane into a house. >> it happened just before 3:00 tuesday afternoon. witnesses say a ten seater business jet fell from the sky tripping utility lines and crashing into this home that houses several apartments. the debris set the neighboring building on fire. people near say it was terrifying. >> i just heard a loud noise and the plane fell out of the sky and veered left and right into the duplex. it was a massive explosion. >> another neighbor was video chatting with a friend when the plane suddenly flashed by her window. oh my god. >> second engine company. i need to go to the street directly south.
>> no one was in either building at the time but no one onboard survived. investigators will be looking at if the weather played a role in the crash as it was rainy and foggy in the area at the time. nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. up next, what a new hampshire goodwill store employee did after finding a big chunk of cash accidentally left in a wallet being donated. >> jadiann: why the mbta is reversing course after releasing the results of a poll to pick
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of the rainfall will be today and the stronger winds. wind advisory packing a punch. there's the storm system. it's out of here by the afternoon. the showers taper by 2:00 p.m. this evening, some cooling and clearing and temperatures will drop. today they don't really go a whole far away from where they are right now. we'll get to that extended forecast coming up in a little bit. good morning, eli manning has a flair for the dramatic. the giants have a coach and quarterback who can compete with bill belichick and brady. coughlin and manning won three straight vicaries and belichick says watch out for the giants. >> good quarterbacks, good receivers, those guys really catch the ball well and
so they do a good job of making catches when the ball's around them and the ball is usually thrown pretty accurately. >> the celtics in milwaukee last night. down 12 early on but heating up. kelly olynyk off the dribble and gets it to go. that capped off a 13-2 run and the celtics were within one. david lee will kick it out to isaiah thomas with a team high 20 and the celtics led 46-42. sullinger 11 points, 10 boards then turner off the steal going coast-to-coast. he throws it down and caps off a 16-0 run. celtics cruise to a 99-83 win. celtics tonight at the gashed hosting -- garden hosting the pacers going for a third straight win. >> christa: a change coming to youth soccer in opens of
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waging a fight. protesters hitting the streets, demanding better pay. why some republican presidential candidates say raising the federal minimum wage could reduce jobs. >> a report detailing what might have led to the gunfire that killed a 6-year-old boy in louisiana. >> campbells announces they're cutting their ingredient list. >> christa: thanks for waking up with us. for some of you who have work. a lot of kids don't have school, a soggy wednesday. i'm christa delcamp. thompson. a happy veterans day to everybody and a thank you to all our people in the service. and some wind. we'll have a live report on the road conditions coming up. first, let's check in with bri eggers tracking what you call a little november nor'easter za yeah, it is because of the way the winds are coming from the northeast which is what defines
what a nor'easter is. we're dealing with the wet weather and winds so today not necessarily a day for umbrellas, dress like a gorton's fisheman. not impressive with the shower activity metrowest, boston to worcester. dry in worcester at this point but the more moderate rain showers are across cape cod and both the islands where they have been through the night. i think that's where the bulk of this sets up for today. here's our storm system moving along to the northeast at a pretty good clip. nevertheless it will affect the morning commute. through the timeline, you can see that shower activity the more moderate bands and heavier downpours. it will set up along the south shore, southeastern mass, cape cod and the islands through the afternoon. past lunchtime we could see breaks in the cloud cover. maybe some peaks of sunshine. the winds keep whipping through evening hours.
and get an update on now hurricane kate coming up. >> christa: if you are heading out, definitely a day to leave extra time on the roadways. here's rich kirkland. >> rich: thank you. we can test the tires if they're like mine, you have a pull when you hit a puddle so be careful of that left-hand lane. the volume way down. that should not change because of the holiday. live on route 1, the expressway. there's your mass turnpike. that's the sort of situation out there. puddling factor, spinouts. we've had a few. the t says no delays but they expect delays because of slippery rails and leaves on the rails may make things slow with the t later on today. >> jadiann: thank you. now to the day's top stories. a man is facing charges after pointing a fake gun at another driver after a road rage incident in meredith. police say the suspect, a 20-year-old man from dunes had a replica firearm with the orange tip painted black making the gun look real.
until police could stop it tuesday afternoon. fantasy sports websites draftkings and fanduel have been told to stop accepting bets in new york. the state attorney general issued cease and desist orders to both companies tuesday. draftkings, based in boston, and fanduel engaged in illegal gambling under state law. >> christa: protesters around the u.s. and boston making their voices heard. fast food workers marched from faneuil hall to the statehouse yesterday demanding a $15 minimum wage and it appears it may be close to happening. a proposed bill moved out of the state senate committee and could be put up for vote in the legislature. the issue is getting the attention of presidential candidates as well. >> >> what do we want? >> taking the protest from the streets to the the statehouse, a group of minimum wage workers delivering a letter to the
governor asking the wage to go up to $15 an hour. >> once at the statehouse, loud cheers as the group heard from a state senator that the push for the higher minimum wage made it out of committee and moves to the senate and the house. >> real loud, so everybody can hear you. for $15 an hour. [ cheers ] >> i want to make the candidates responsible. i want them to answer our call to action. >> the candidates are hearing the street chants but the reaction at last night's republican debate is not what these workers are counting on. >> i would not raise it. >> ben carson says a hire minimum wage leads to a spike in jobless people and on this issue, the other candidates seem to agree with him. >> we're not going to be able to compete against the world. i hate to say it but we have to leave it the way it is. >> if you raise the minimum wage you'll make people more
the automation will be accelerated. >> the state minimum wage is set to go to $11 an hour by 2017. if this bill becomes law, starting in 2018 that's when we'll start to see minimum wage go to up $15. victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the mbta is casting doubt on the voting results of a poll to pick the designs for the new subway cars. after announcing the designs for the red, orange and green line, the mbta is holding results while tech staff look into suspicious irregular voting patterns. hundreds of votes for the green and red lines came from the same ip address which submitted multiple responses her second. >> a good will employee in portsmouth, new hampshire, took the extra step for a customer. she found $600 in a wallet donated to goodwill and decided to return it to the woman to gave it away.
the woman was so happy to get her money back, the employee says she just would have felt guilty had she kept it. >> because i couldn't do that. you can't live with yourself. that's a lot of money. it's not like you found five bucks on the ground. i wouldn't be able to sleep at night. >> so she -- the woman gave the employee $100 for finding the wallet. she didn't keep it, though. she decided to donate that to goodwill. >> jadiann: that's the sweetest. >> christa: she's -- keep that employee. >> jadiann: absolutely. >> christa: i love it. >> jadiann: setting a good example. ahead on 7news, outrage over an advertisement. a woman is demanding a major company clean up its act after a detergent ad was derogatory toward grandmothers. >> don't mess with this grandma. what she did when three intruders tried to rob her home. not the just the rain but the wind. i said it before, not necessarily the best day for an umbrella, as long as you don't
mind losing it. we'll see the rain showers and the winds ramp down this round tomorrow. we'll get to those details coming up next. >> rich: you know what the story is, it will be a splashy ride way down. there's a gift. details coming up on "7 news today in new england." >> hi again. >> everyone wants to know if this winter will be as bad as the last and el nino could make this one unpredictable. boston is facing a triple threat of freezing temperatures, nor'easter and more snow. dylan dreyer is back in town to talk with pete about el nino and
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focused across the south shore, southeastern mass, cape cod and the islands. that's where the bulk of the rainfall will stay. here's our system moving through at a pretty good clip. by the time we hit this afternoon, the winds lingering but the rain should be gone. still a raw feel but moving through the timeline, you can see more moderate bands of rainfall focused across the southeastern part of the state. then past lunchtime, maybe some drizzle in the air but we are not talking about downpours. so the worst part of the commute for today will be in the morning time. for the afternoon, puddles on the roadways and into the evening commute, things looking much better. maybe some more rain tomorrow. more details in just a few minutes. >> jadiann: look at this. a news paper ad for gain laundry deterry gent has a grandmother upset. the product says smells like yeehaw.
because her grandchildren call her mema so she wanted to know when grandmothers started smelling bad. they agree the ad is offensive and will work with the agency that came up with the change. >> christa: a new report found the airlines with the most legroom. if you're interested, jetblue topping the list with 33 inches followed by virgin america and southwest with 32 inches. the big three delta, american airlines and united have an average of 31 inches of legroom as dozen alaska and american airlines. >> jadiann: city leaders in branson, missouri are turning to comedy to stop people from breaking the law. a busy intersection has a large flashing stop sign and another one underneath. really, you got to stop. firefighters have responded to
many car crashes there over the years. >> christa: i'm sure they'll get some folks' attention. >> jadiann: branson is known for acts and shows and comedy so it's expected in that area. >> christa: now we know the rest of the story. lots to get to on this wednesday morning including "know and go" with chilly temperatures comes sniffling and sneezing so we have advice from the experts on beating back the cold symptoms this season. >> a boston based gambling site banned in new york. what it could mean here in massachusetts. >> jadiann: a new report this morning reveals what might have led up to the louise police shooting that killed an innocent 6-year-old boy. iday, i can count on my aunt judy once again, going off list.
>> christa: 5:45. it's wednesday and a rainy start so we're kicking off your day with "know and go" here. >> jadiann: everything you need to know and go. first, let's check in with bri eggers. good morning, rainy but windy. winds craning out of the in order to northeast at 18 mile-an-hour in the city. this is a coastal storm to the southeast so those two locaters telling us where the bulk of the activity with this storm system will be to southeastern mass. that's where we'll see the heaviest rainfall and stronger wind gusts. as we're moving through the morning, showers are starting to
bloom a little bit. storm system racing off to the southeast but it can give us extra lift with a wrap around air flow so we'll continue to watch that through the morning hours. what we're seeing right now. with the areas of heavier rainfall across cape cod and the islands is where we'll see the bulk of this as we get through the entire morning. running through the timeline, we get into 9:00, 10:00. the showers ramp down past noon. it will just be a light shower, drizzly afternoon for us but the winds keep cranking into the evening hours. how much rainfall? closer to a half inch. i'm not super confident about an inch for bedford and nashua. the bulk of this focused in the purple area, possibly closer to 2 inches in the south shore and cape and the islands. hyannis has more than an inch from the rainfall. wind gusts between 25 and 35 miles an hour at this point. i think that's where we'll stay. wind advisory in effect through
minor power disruptions are a possibility, downed tree branches as well. current temperatures in the low some locations. they don't move a lot so bring that jacket. i don't necessarily think it's an umbrella type day. maybe more hood. clearing overnight. also very cool temperatures with that clearing. maybe more rain on the way tomorrow. we'll get a look at that extended forecast. i'll bring it up here. it just takes a second. there it is. we see temperatures rebound back closer to 60 as we enter the beginning of next week but that's after a brisk and windy but dry weekend. see you in a bit. >> jadiann: let's check in with rich kirkland for a look at the roads. >> rich: good morning. a pudly look, a splashy look. no flooding but watch out for the far left and right lanes where the puddles are.
it would be bumper-to-bumper at this time any other day but not today being a holiday so volume's down. driving conditions are not the best so it will take time and patience. we've had a couple spinouts but that's all. no accidents. things in pretty good shape. the t says despite the weather and slippery leaves on the rails, they're doing all right. >> christa: thank you. let's go to our top story. the new york state attorney general organizing the two largest daily fantasy sports companies, fanduel and draftkings to stop accepting bets. >> jadiann: he says the games constitute illegal gambling under new york law. nicole oliverio is in boston with what the companies are promising to do this morning. >> reporter: in a statement draftkings firing back saying that they're going to allow new york residents to continue gambling while they persue all legal options at the new york attorney general put a cease and desist order for the
sites including fanduel and draftkings. the sites have been banned from doing business in nevada but a ban in new york would be a tough hit, especially when they're facing intense scrutiny. former massachusetts attorney general martha coakley says the announcement caught the company off-guard. the sites came under more attention last monday when it was revealed more employees have access to insider data. new york attorney general saying this is illegal gambling. here in massachusetts, the attorney general has been investigating and looking into draftkings but so far no restrictions have been placed on those gaming websites. live in boston, nick nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: also on 7, a school bus driver from rhode island charged with drunk driving has been placed on unpaid administrative leave. the bus company says 27-year-old ayla johnson is off the job while police investigate.
school in lincoln called police friday afternoon because they thought she had been drinking. police say she smelled strongly of alcohol and also failed a field sobriety test. a middle schoolteacher in connecticut in the hotseat after he appears to pull a chair from under a student. another student caught the whole thing on camera here. witnesses say the teacher did it because the student wouldn't listen. the district fired the teacher and police are involved. >> escorted that teacher out, off-campus, with the other supervisors of the board of education and the school escorted the teacher off-campus and the police department has gun a criminal investigation. don't like to see. >> the teacher says the video doesn't tell the whole story. he claims the student has a history of behavioral problems. >> jadiann: new details on the
massive biker brawl in texas. 106 of the 177 people arrested in the shoot outin waco have been indicted. a grand jury accused them of engaging in organized crime, murder and aggravated assault. nine bikers were killed and more than 20 injured in in the shoot outin may. the deadly police shooting of an autistic boy may have stemmed from a fight over a woman. the advocate says green norris green now junior had been online messaging his father's fiance and stopped by the home. the father told him to leave his fiancee alone or he would hurt him. jeremy mardis was shot and killed after a police chase. the marshals were serving a warrant but city officials say there wasn't a warrant out for him. both officers are charged with murder.
into a a car dealership in utah. >> jadiann: you can see the thieves kicking in the door to the office in the middle of the night. the two spent 30 minutes smashing shelves and cutting through the safe. police say they got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and checks. >> christa: a church usher in florida is caught allegedly stealing money from a collection plate. officials set up cameras after parishioners became suspicious of the usher. you can clearly see him stuffing money into his pockets while the rest of the congregation prays. he was later arrested. >> jadiann: a grandmother in washington state scaring away burglars who broke into her home. you can see the group of men roaming around the living room. that's when the 78-year-old runs in yelling at them to get out. one man runs around her to get away. >> all i knew is they were in my house and they needed to get out. period.
>> despite her best efforts, the burglars got away with $20 and a pair of earrings but they weren't going down without a fight. >> christa: don't mess with her. 7news now and about 130,000 children's plastic drinking tumblers are being recalled. if a child chews on the straw, small pieces can break off into anywhere mouths. that's the danger. the tomorrow builders were sold at target stores from may through september. just to help you out we posted full details of the recall on our website so you can log on to whdh.com. maura healey is weighing in on the volkswagen scandal two months after the automaker admitted to using software designed to cheat on emissions testing in many diesel models. healey released information to help the drivers affected and plans to work with lawyers across the country to hold volkswagen accountable. in 7 health cast, cold and
according to yahoo.com get at least seven hours of sleep. if you sleep less you're four times more likely to catch a cold. cut your chance of catching a cold by 35% if you take a probiotic supplement daily. take at least 75 milligrams of zinc when cold symptoms start. they help you get over a cold about 40% faster. maybe you prefer soup. campbell's is giving a classic soup recipe a makeover. gone from the healthy kids past with chicken are ten additives deplaced with chicken broth and water. it was a business decision to increase sales because people lost their appetite for anything artificial. i read labels, i'm sure you do, especially for your children. >> christa: yeah. definitely. that sounds good to me. seems like a chicken soup kind of day. >> jadiann: i wish we could stay in or celebrate veterans day. >> christa: so in denver, it
could be worse, folks. they got snow coming down. bri, it's a winter wonderland. >> let's clarify. out there. that's not a view outside for us. not even kind of. so don't freak out. we're not there yet. that could bring showers tomorrow though. we've got to get through today first. a wet day a raw day for us and also a windy one but we're missing out on beneficial rainfall in most areas of metrowest but this moderate band of rainfall is setting up across the merrimack valley and also focused down on southeastern mass, the south shore, cape cod and the islands. there's our storm system, it's strengthening as it moves off to the northeast but it's moving at a pretty good clip. by this afternoon we're done with it. the rainfall wraps up for us. temperatures don't move a lot today but we could see cooling, clearing overnight tonight. >> christa: all right. thank you so much. it's a busy morning here and we have lots more to share with you
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a major state. draftkings taking another hit. >> christa: several are dead in a fiery plane crash. >> oh my god. >> the moment it slammed into an apartment complex. >> jadiann: the g.o.p. candidates face off for the fourth time. >> you've had a good -- >> donald trump's plan that's bashed by all his rivals. >> christa: good morning, everyone, 6:00 a.m. with a live look outside. the streets of boston, this is with a you're going to see. downed leaves making it slick in some areas. we're getting hit with some rain and some wind. the worst of it expected right about now. of course timing is everything with the morning commute. bri's calling this a mini november nor'easter. this is what you're dealing with. >> jadiann: i heard pete talking about how we need the moisture. >> it's interesting because as of this morning, this is kind of
a shock for us. metrowest not seeing that beneficial rainfall in many areas. it's been less than a half inch for most as we move through the nighttime hours and this morning. as you can see, though, a more moderate band of rainfall is setting up through the merrimack valley and some of those yellows and oranges popping up along cape cod and the islands. hyannis has seen close to an inch of and a half of rainfall and more to come. a mini nor'easter craning in winds out of the northeast. moving along through the timeline, you can see the focus of that rainfall and also the stronger winds along the coastline and also for southeastern mass as we head through the morning hours. past noon, it just turns to more light showers a drizzly, raw day. clearing overnight but temperatures more seasonable. timing is everything. that's correct. take a look here as your travel forecast for this wednesday. morning hours, this will be tough and while we do see this
taper to more of a drizzle or light shower activity for the afternoon, there's still a lot of cleanup to be done. many of those drains are clogged with leaves so there will be slick spots. something to keep an eye on. evening commute looking good. >> jadiann: let's continue this coverage with marshall hook in traffic tracker. a live look at the roads. >> reporter: it's a good news, bad news situation. the bad news is we have rain falling and the winds are kind of high as well. so there are some treacherous driving conditions. we've hit some standing water on a couple of roadways. right now down on the lower end of 128 approaching 95. this is actually a fairly new road surface so it's in pretty good shape. the good news is it's of course a federal holiday so a lot of folks not going to work so we're guaranteed you're looking at a lighter amount of traffic coming out on the roadways. also the rain is a lot lighter
than when we first got out here in the morning. that's the other good news. i'm pretty sure rich kirkland will tell you there's not a lot of traffic. >> rich: no, there's not. pulling is what we're concerned about. route is 1 a bit slow going. the turnpike, not much happening on the expressway and the t says on time. >> christa: thank you. this morning a charlestown man faces charges after what police call an act of road rage. >> jadiann: police say the gun he pointed at another driver was not real but it looked real. john cuoco is live in medford. >> the gun may be fake but this is a very real crime for police. state police say at around 40:00 yesterday a -- 4:30 a driver said someone pointed a gun at her. she followed the car until police stopped it.
police found a 20-year-old charlestown man with a replica firearm with an orange tip painted black making the gun look real. the road rage happened on the ramp from 93 north to mystic avenue. this was the same week mayor walsh passed and ordinance that allows boston police to confiscate them and notify parents or guardians if the person found with the device is under the age of 18. the suspect faces a couple of charges and will be in court tomorrow. >> christa: another blow in the fight over online fantasy sports. new york has banned boston based draftkings and its rifle, fanduel, saying their operations amount to illegal gambling. let's go to nicole oliverio with reaction here in boston. >> reporter: new york's attorney general offered that
draftkings, based in boston, is responding saying they're going to allow new yorkers to continue gambling on the site as they pursue all legal options. all bets are off in new york. the state's attorney general ordered daily fantasy sports sites, fanduel and daft daft, to stop taking bets, calling the games illegal gambling. >> they disagree. they're going to challenge it. >> former massachusetts attorney general martha coakley is a legal advisor for draftkings and says the announcement caught the company off-guard. >> we believe it's a game of skill. he reached a wrong conclusions. >> the sites have been banned from doing business in nevada but a ban in new york would be a tough hit, especially when we already face intense scrutiny. >> we're doing it with new york and all states, letting you know our business model and understanding they may have questions about consumer protection.
>> the sites came under more attention last month when it was revealed some employees may have used insider data to win money. several states and fbi began investigating. the states, including massachusetts, the attorney general here also looked into draftkings but there are no restrictions on that site. that's the latest live in boston, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the republican candidates come out swinging a in debate number 4, nearly all of them trashing trump on his immigration plan. one rival calling it absurd. kofinancy chen is here with more on the exchanges. >> immigration and military spending were hot topics in last debate. there were some heated exchanges, mostly over policy exposing stark differences between the candidates. the fourth republican debate centered on the economy but
he wants to deport every illegal grant. jeb bush disagreed. >> it's just not possible. and it's not embracing american values and it would tear communities apart. >> an ohio governor, john kasich called the deportation plan silly. >> we can't ship 11 million people out of this country. >> somebody's call to call -- >> let me just -- >> unbelievable company worth billions and billions of dollars. i don't have have to hear from this man, believe me. i don't have have to hear from him. >> dr. ben carson has had journalisting digging into things he said in the past. he doesn't mind being vetted but wonders why democrats aren't scrutinized as well. >> i have no problem with being vetted. what i have is problem with is being lied about and putting that out there as truth. >> the candidates laid out tax plans and ways to make the
president obama is doing it all wrong. >> go to a three page tax code. yes, there are plans. >> yes, i have a child tax credit increase and i'm proud i have a pro family tax code. >> each one@ of those tax plans is better than the mess that we have right now. >> reporter: now the four other candidates met for the undercard debate earlier in the evening. new jersey governor chris christie spent time attacking hillary clinton. in the newsroom, nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. a group of students from northeastern demanding higher wages for their part time professors. the protest blocked the green line e train tuesday. police and the mbta knew about the demonstration and extra buses ran in the area to help commuters. >> there was a lady who says she worked at the hospital and she was going to be 30 minutes late because she had to walk. there's other ways to peacefully protest. >> i just saw a guy looked like he was going to a chemo
appointment. he's not going to make it. >> adjunct professor are paid by the course on a semester to semester bases and the group says they live month to month with no job security, no benefits and low pay. >> the fiance of a man killed in a deadly road rage incident is speaking out saying he was an amazing father, son and friend. >> he was my world. he was my best friend, my soulmate. and we're just going to miss him. >> 37-year-old jarrad aronne died on 495 monday. aronne's passenger was seriously hurt. police say 67-year-old michael hinds was drunk when he intentionally rammed into rollover. he left the scene and was arrested at his home. when police arrested him he admitted to causing the crash but said, quote, it's not like i killed anyone. end quote.
this is hinds's third du arrest. he's been held on $75,000 bail. >> christa: also a remembrance ceremony will take place at the tomb of the unknown soldier in washington, d.c. as he does each and every veterans day, president obama will place a wreath at the tomb to honor those who have served and continue to serve in the military. also, dozens of local and national businesses are offering deals for veterans and active military members. some include free admission to the patriots hall of fame in foxboro and the j.f.k. presidential library in dorchester. free duck boat tours and the franklin park and stone zoos for free. mary lou's coffee is offering free coffee to veterans. bring your proof of service. of we have a link on our website for more deals. if you would like to submit a photo, you can do it on facebook or visit whdh.com.
we have a 1:00 parade around boston common here in the city to look forward to. >> jadiann: lots of fun things today. hopefully everyone bares through the rain. federal investigators heading to the scene of a fiery plane crash in ohio trying to figure out why it slammed into a building. >> also a major march through the streets of boston. how a push for higher wages may be gaining support at the statehouse. >> jadiann: gisele opening up by her marriage. leaving tom brady. wet and windy but the thick of it is through the morning hours. this afternoon, showers taper to a drizzle but it stays cool through the day. the forecast is ahead. >> rich: you can guess the word of the morning, spinout. we've had several but so far the ride is pretty good. be cautious.
good morning, everybody, 6:15 on this rainy veterans day. a live look at our traffic tracker south of town. we should mention the traffic in and of itself hasn't been bad. road conditions not great but maybe a lot of you don't have to go to school or work because of the holidays. >> jadiann: that would be nice to stay home. we were talking with bri and she said now is the worst of it. >> in the morning hours, the thick of it. at least with this storm system, mini nor'easter but we've dealt with much worse. you can see with sat rod imagery
that aren't even seeing the rainfall. that doesn't mean it's not windy. the kids aren't at the boss stop. a moderate band of rain but it comes and goes and it's not anywhere year downpours. same story into cape cod, the south shore, where i think the bulk of the moisture and also the more strong wind speeds will be. so here's our storm system to the southeast of us and it's a coastal storm. both those locaters give you an idea of where the action is with this storm system. moving through the timeline, the forecast model, i think overdoing it a touch. however, as the storm system moves off to the northeast and wraps around that wind, the wind coming in off the ocean can sort of wring out that proverbial washcloth and bring rainfall. south shore and cape cod and the islands, those will be the areas we expect most of the rainfall.
metrowest. cape cod a hyannis, close to an inch. most of us close to a half inch. a bullseye in southeastern mass. the winds, not an umbrella day unless you want to lose it or breaks. we know about this in new england. wind advisory until 7:00 p.m. the gusts between 25, 35 miles an hour. but they could be stronger and they have been in plymouth as well. we've seen gusts up to 40 miles an hour. current temperatures in the 40s and they don't budge a lot today. clouds sticking around with us. also that drizzle. it feels like november. it will be raw for us today but i do think by the time we make it to the 1:00 veterans day parade in the city of boston, it's more of a drizzly, raw feel rather than wet and too windy. still, bring that coat. another chance for rainfall late tomorrow and then those temperatures stay cool for the
heading into next week, warm is back in the forecast. >> christa: as we toss it out to our traffic tracker and marshall hook, bri was talking about the winds so definitely both hands on the steering wheel today. >> 10:00 and 2:00. that's the way to do it. it's down here on route 3 on the south shore, probably the worst of it so far. it's windier and more rain falling. the good news is it's a very light traffic day because of the holiday. we're seeing that. this is about the most volume we've seen. typically at this time of day this would be very heavy as we approach the braintree split. still, keep the speeds down due to the conditions. rich kirkland will tell you not a lot to slow down. >> that's route 1 southbound. usually it's stop and go but not today because of the holiday. elsewhere downtown, a sloppy go.
the expressway, and the turnpike, volume's down, puddles are not. that's a concern, especially in the passing lane. the t says on time so far. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: this morning crews will be back on the scene of this deadly plane crash in ohio. >> christa: and they'll be working to recover the bodies of the people who were killed when this small jet slammed into an apartment building. let's go to nancy chen. we know that no one on the ground was hurt, right. >> reporter: absolutely. neighbors say the scene was terrifying. as many at nine people were onboard that plane. no one was inside the building when it was hit but there were plenty of people nearby. a fiery crash site, thick black smoke in the air and the shell of what was once a home to several families. this is what is left after a plane plows into an apartment building in akron, ohio. >> we have a plane into a house. >> it happened just before 3:00 tuesday afternoon.
business jet seemed to tall fall from the sky, tripping utility lines and crashing into that home that houses several apartments. the debris set the neighboring building on fire. people near say it was terrifying. >> i heard a loud noise and the plane just fell out of the sky and veered left and right into the duplex. it was a massive explosion. >> another neighbor was video chatting with a friend when the plane flashed by her window. >> oh my god! >> second engine company in. i need to go to the street directly south of the marketplace. >> no one was in either building at the time but no one onboard survived. >> investigators will be looking at if the weather played a role in the crash as it was rainy and foggy in the area at the time. england." >> jadiann: thank you. coming up, a new hampshire man just spent the night outside
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a wet, windy start to this wednesday for most of us. light, steady showers in southeastern massachusetts, cape cod and the islands. drizzly in metrowest. where is the beneficial rain? hopefully we'll get another round of showers tomorrow. wind gusts between 25, 35 miles an hour. the wind is something you'll notice more today. here's a look at the day. temperatures don't move a lot. upper 40s for most. >> jadiann: gisele bundchen opening up about her marriage to
tom brady starting with the very beginning of the relationship. >> christa: she says learning that brady's former girlfriend, bridget moynahan, was pregnant wasn't easy for her to take. >> it was one of those moments of like do i just run away or do i -- i think now eight years later i couldn't have asked for a sweeter bonus child. >> bundchen talked about struggle through the deflategate controversy saying, quote: she took a big step herself this year when she retired from the runway after 20 years of modeling.
where she is now and kind of expressed this wonder and excitement of what might be the next chapter of life, not knowing what comes next is scary but exciting. >> jadiann: absolutely. a lot of success ahead. still ahead, the mbta skeptical about the voting results for the new train designs. was a public survey skewed? >> protests in boston over the minimum wage and now the politicians are weighing in as well. >> christa: a teacher who appears to throw a student from a chair now learning his fate. we'll be right back. dunkin's new sweet black pepper bacon sandwich, caramelized crispy pepper bacon. it's the bacon experience you've been waiting for. bacon up.
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wage hike. >> jadiann: a new hampshire man makes a decision to save his business. >> i'm not going anywhere. >> how long he plans to live chained to a water slide. >> the mbta crying foul when it comes to voting on a new train design. >> a local city getting a makeover. >> it's a cool thing. >> for when hollywood comes to town. >> jadiann: good morning, everyone, at 6:30. new england waking up to a wet, windy, raw morning. the rain and leaves falling just in time for the morning commute. we're seeing the worst of it right now. >> christa: and so the big question is with all the parades and everything and special events planned, when will the skies clear? we have bri eggers. >> good morning. we hope the skies would clear. we'll keep the raw, cool feel and the winds sticking around into the afternoon. let's talk about the wet weather. notice this hole across the mass
pike from boston to worcester. metrowest hasn't seen a lot of rain. less than a half inch, closer to a quarter inch but some bands have more moderate rainfall turning on and off across the merrimack valley and more steady rain across the south shore, southeastern mass, cape and the islands and the islands. through the timeline, this is forecast models so you can't take this for face value. however, it does show us where most of the action ends up. that will be closer to southeastern mass, specifically the south shore with that rain and also the stronger wind gusts. you can see plymouth gusting close to 40 miles an hour at this point. that's why the wind advisory is up. cape ann to cape cod, also nantucket and the vineyard until 7:00 p.m. as far as travel goes today, it will be a little tricky in morning. again, even though there hasn't been a lot of rain in some locations we have leaves clogging the drains and the leaves can be slick. something to watch out for in
the afternoon. drizzly, raw, the evening commute should be much better. >> jadiann: let's head out to marshall hook in traffic tracker giving us a live look at the roads. how's it going? >> we're here on the expressway which is an ironically named road because if there's anyone that will deliver you traffic on an otherwise light traffic day it's this one. a slow go on the northbound side mainly due to volume. the weather not helping. the rain has lightened. only a few spots with standing water on the secondary roads where you'll find more of that. beyond that, a typical morning commute on the expressway but rich kirkland will tell you everywhere else is lighter. >> everywhere is lighter because of the holidays. puddles of what we are concerned about but not downtown. the zakim bridge is usually bumper-to-bumper heading to storrow drive but not now. route 1, by golly, it's wide open like a saturday morning. not much happening on the expressway or turnpike.
the t says we're on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. let's get a check of your top stories heading out the door a man faces charges for allegedly pointing a fake gun at another driver after a road rage incident in medford on tuesday afternoon. police say a 20-year-old man had altered a replica firearm to look more real. the victim followed his car until police could stop him. daily fantasy sports websites fanduel and draftkings have been told to stop accepting bets in new york state. the state's attorney general issued cease and desist orders to both companies on tuesday saying they engage in illegal gambling under state law. both companies insist the games are legal. >> a large crowd of protesters manchester through boston calling for higher wages and last night they got some good news. victoria warren is live with more. it was a step forward for those hoping for a $15 minimum
wage. the bill on beacon hill moving out of committee which means the senate will debate it. also debating the $5 minimum wage were politicians at the republican debate. >> what do weigh. >> taking the protest from the statehouse. a group of minimum wage workers delivering a letter to the governor asking the wage to go up to $15 an hour. >> once at the statehouse, loud cheers as the group heard from a state senator that the push for the higher minimum wage made it out of committee and moves to the senate then the house. >> so real loud so everybody can hear you, for $15 an hour. [ cheers ] >> i want to make the candidates responsible. i want them to answer our call to action. >> the candidates are hearing the street chants but the reaction at last night's
republican debate is not what these workers are counting on. >> i would not raise it. >> ben carson says a higher minimum wage leads to a spike in jobless people and on this issue, the other candidates seem to agree with him. >> we're not going to be able to compete against the world. i hate to say it but we have to leave it the way it is. >> if you raise the minimum wage you're going to make people nor expensive than a machine. that means all the automation replacing jobs will be accelerated. >> so the minimum wage in massachusetts is already set to go up to $11 an hour by 2017. if this bill were to become law, that $15 an hour increase would start happening in 2018. live in boston, victoria warren, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the man who was accused of earlier this week of dragging a pair of boston police officers with his car once worked for uber according to the "boston globe."
background check despite the fact was he was a convicted felon. he received more than 20 traffic citations. police arrested gilbert sunday night following a traffic stop. he used his suv to drag a pair of officers 100 yards. the officers were not seriously hurt. gilbert was not working for uber at the time. >> owner of a water park is slide. kevin dumont is waiting for someone to help save his park named liquid planet. it's in foreclosures, up for auction. he says he's going to stay up there until someone partners with him or he's forced out. >> i'm going to be up here until i can find someone to help us get through this or it goes to auction and they drag me away. >> well, he's got about a month. the auction is set for later on next month. >> jadiann: the mbta is tracking trouble after suspicious voting
results of a poll to pick the design for the subway cars. after announcing the winning designs for the red, green and orange line cars, transit officials say they're holding the results while tech staff look into irregular voting. hundreds of votes came from the same ip address which submitted multiple responses per second. >> christa: your time is 6:37. a breakfast state your name is getting sued. is the new cheerios protein misleading consumers? >> jadiann: a stunning twist in the shooting death of a little boy by police. >> christa: why you may see robots roaming the aisles of the grocery store soon. >> rich: it's soaking wet and puddles are a factor but volume's way down. so far, so good and the t as
but 17 times more sugar. cheerios says they contain 18% more protein by weight. >> christa: campbell's is getting a modern makeover. gone from the healthy kids pasta are ten additives replaced with dehydrated chicken broth, onions and water. it was a business decision to increase sales because people lost their appetite for anything artificial. you could soon, when shopping for the can of soup and the rest of your groceries, see a robot roaming the aisles. maybe even at the drugstore. tally tracks inventory and a tech start up hopes to sell it to retailers. it's able to tell when a product is in low supply or on the wrong shelf. the company c.e.o. says the robot scans faster than an employee at 15,000 items per hour. if you could take it home and have it cook for you. >> jadiann: that's what i was thinking.
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a november nor'easter where it's rang the hardest and how it's impacting the commute. >> a fake gun causing real concern. a man arrested after an alleged road rage threat. >> daily fantasy sports sites take a hit. their next move an a big state bans the games. >> the top eight republicans debate. the question that had candidates going after donald trump. >> christa: november 11 and it's time to know and go on this veterans day with your top stories. >> jadiann: we start with traffic and weather. if you have to work, a tough travel morning. let's get over to bri eggers and talk. >> the drops on the windshield are not bad. there are dry spots through metrowest along the mass pike from boston to worcester. not a lot of rain on the windshield but it's not just the
rain we're talking about with this system. we're also talking about very gusty winds. now, as far as the rain showers go we've seen steady rain setting up for the merrimack valley. i think real the focus of this storm system with the strongest winds and heavier rainfall will be across the south shore and cape cod and the islands. the forecast model is not doing the best job with what we expect as far as beneficial rain. doesn't look like a soaker for many. what we've seen is the worst of it. we're ramping down closer to drizzle the next few hours but it shows you as with you move into the afternoon and evening hours tonight we will start to see some clouds pulling apart and clearing overnight tonight. rain so far not much to write home about through metro west metrowest. cape cod, closer to an inch and mashpee 1.7.
hour. closer to 40 as you get into plymouth. so yes, the wind is a factor today. 10:00 and 2:00 with the hands on the steering wheel. the current temperatures don't move much. 41 for worcester, 48 for boston. warming. it just takes until the beginning of the week to get closer to 60. >> christa: let's head out on the roads and see what we're encountering. at least lighter traffic but the conditions clearly not great. here's marshall hook. >> reporter: we're here on the leverett connector heading inbound. another area where you still have traffic despite it being a light traffic day. we're stop and go heading on down to storrow drive. one thing that is lighter is the rain. we're just down to more of a sprinkle at this point. we've had some standing water and wind here and there but for the most part, the only problems
with the commute are a couple places where we're seeing volume despite the holiday. the other places, rich kirkland is here to tell you about. >> rich: first the roadway you're on, the leverett connector, they're going nowhere fast. heavy traffic not the factor on route 1, which is in good shape. the turnpike is wide open. bumper-to-bumper stuff happening on the expressway but not much. a pretty good ride as well. the t says on time. rich kirkland, "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: thank you. this morning a charlestown man faces charges after an act of >> christa: police say he pointed a gun at another driver that was fake but clearly still a serious situation here. john cuoco is in medford with the story for us. >> reporter: good morning. the gun may be fake but this is a serious crime for police. state police say yesterday at 4:30 a driver called 911 saying someone pointed a go gun at her after a road rage incident. she followed the car until
medford police could stop it. police allegedly found that driver a 20-year-old charlestown man, had a replica firearm with an orange tip painted black making the gun look more real. the road rage happened on the ramp from 93 north to mystic avenue in somerville. the arrest comes in the same week mayor marty walsh signed an ordinance banning replica handguns in public spaces and allows boston police to confiscate them and notify parents and guardians if the person with the device is under age as well. the suspect faces a couple of charges and will be in court tomorrow. live in medford, john cuoco. "7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: a blow in the fight over online fantasy sports. new york has banned boston based draftkings and fanduel. nicole oliverio in boston with more on what the local company is saying this morning. >> reporter: draftkings wants to law all new yorkers to continue using their site while they pursue all legal options.
this as the new york attorney general wants a cease and desist order on the gaming sites including fanduel and draftkings. new york's attorney general saying that they are illegal gaming sites. he says that both companies insist their games are legal. former massachusetts attorney general martha coakley serves as a legal advisor for draftkings and believes the company will challenge the decision. massachusetts attorney general said last night she has no comment on what happened in new york. she began investigating but so far there have been no restrictions on anyone here in massachusetts from using those gaming sites. we're live in boston, nicole oliverio, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: the g.o.p. candidates squaring off in their fourth debate. let's check in with nancy chen with the highlights. >> the debate centered on the economy but heated up one donald trump said he wanted to deport every illegal immigrant. florida governor jeb bush
disagreed and cask john kasich called the deportation plan silly. >> we can't ship 11 million people out of this country. children would be terrified and it will not work. >> it's not a call -- >> mr. trump. >> let me just -- >> unbelievable company worth billions and billions of dollars. i don't have to hear from this man, believe me. i don't have have to hear from him. >> they're doing high fives in the clinton campaign. >> the candidates laid out tax plans to make the government smaller. trump says they can agree on one thing, their tax plans are better than what we have now. in the newsroom, nancy chen, "7 news today in new england." >> christa: thank you. a group of students from northeastern demanding higher wages for their part time professor. the protests blocked the green line e train for a short time. police in the mbta knew about the demonstration so extra buses ran in the area to help out commuters.
a food fight in boston and other cities around the country as well as protesters march for better wages. let's check in with victoria warren. it looks like those protesters are getting a little bit of good news from the statehouse. >> reporter: the push for the $15 minimum wage got a boost. the bill is out of committee but it still has a long way to go if it becomes law. the protesters took to the streets in boston yesterday, the biggest ones started at a labrally at faneuil hall then delivered a letter to the governor where they learned the committee approved the bill sending it to the full state senate. the bill, if passed, would raise minimum wage to $15 an hour but only apply to companies with more than 200 employees. it would take effect in 2018. the state's minimum wage right now is set to go up to $11 an hour by 2017.
"7 news today in new england." >> jadiann: the deadly police shooting of a 6-year-old boy in louisiana may have stemmed from a fight over a woman. jeremy mardis was killed by the officers after a police chase involving his father according to investigators. the marshals said they were serving a warrant but there wasn't a warrant out. the advocate says norris greenhouse jr., one of the officers accused of killing the boy had been on line messaging the father's fiance and stopping by the home. the father told green house to leave his fiancee alone or he would hurt him. both officers are charged with bail. a middle schoolteacher in connecticut was fired arrive a video shows him from pulling a chair out from under a student. he says the student wouldn't listen. police launched a criminal investigation and he could face charges.
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you know, i'm waiting for the wheels to fall off. >> jadiann: that's too funny. ryan began tuesday's news conference wearing a clemson helmet to show support for his son who plays for the team. >> parts of lawrence undergoing a makeover as they get ready to film a ben affleck movie. appletonway was turned into a scene from the prohibition film. it was based on the book. people are excited for the chance not only to see affleck but sienna miller and zoey zal donna. >> it's a great opportunity to showcase lawrence. >> it's a cool thing. we never had something to big. >> lawrence got the thumb's up because of the early 20th 20th century architecture. the city will be compensated more than $100,000 for allowing crews to film there. that will be really cool to see. it's amazing how many movies get made in massachusetts.
>> jadiann: i have been noticing. it's like seeing behind the curtain. >> exactly. as for the weather, hopefully that will cooperate tomorrow. today not the best day. it's rain we can deal with and need but it's windy out there as well. as you look, more steady rain setting up in a band west of 495. that band will swing through the city giving us more rain for metrowest as we make it through later parts of the morning and also again steadier rainfall across the south shore and cape cod. we don't budge a lot with temperatures. mid 40s to low 50s. and here's a look at the 7on7. it's really just a break in the pattern. not a pattern change. we're close to 60 next week. >> christa: so many people have been asking i wonder what kind of winter we're going to have. you may want to tune in to nbc nightly news. pete bouchard and dylan dreyer, is very familiar face to many viewers in boston, you are