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>> >> ryan: we're following breaking news out of california. southern california outside the home of singer chris brown. we understand police entered the home here of chris brown on a search warrant to investigate a woman's claim that the singer threatened her with a gun. the woman reported that incident to police saying brown pointed the gun at her before she left the home. the gated estate here. in the area of los angeles early this morning. police received this call
we understand that people were being removed from the home. we can see them. they're being interviewed. police tell us no arrests have been made but they're doing this as a protective sweep as they go through the home. they're going to talk to the people more and possibly some arrests, but so far no arrests have been made at this point right now. >> jadiann: also here on 7 and uber driver under arrest in malden. police say that the driver assaulted an elderly woman with disabilities. >> ryan: the suspect did face a judge. kelli o'hara malden with the details on the case. >> reporter: the 21-year-old uber driver is accused of stealing hundreds in crash and credit cards from this elderly disabled woman then shoving her. >> did you assault the woman? willson in handcuffs under arrest. the driver is charged with assaulting and robbing an elderly disabled woman after he wept to hiss her house to
take this. she then indicated that he grabbed her hand bag and a bag of medicine she had on the bed. as he started to leave, she tried to stop him and pushed her back. >> reporter: prosecutors say the man took off with hundreds of dollars in crash and credit cards not to be seep or heard from gun until police arrested the 21-year-old earlier said. we went by the victim's house but she declined to comment. this is the third incident in weeks out of this courthouse. just yesterday a 28-year-old charged with exposing himself to young women in malden, etch rhett while in his car. earlier another uber driver was charged with raping a teen after she called for a ride to school. we did reach out to uber for comment. we are awaiting a statement back. the man is going to be in court later this months month. kelli o'hara, 7 news. >> jadiann: danger on the job at a site in cambridge where one worker was sent to
the accident happening this morning on mass avenue near porter square. five crews rushed to the scene where they found a seriously injured construction worker. the worker is being treated. no word on the cause of the accident rain. sky 7 h.d.over route 1 in revere where there were reports of a truck that caught fire. the bed of the truck appears to be charred as crews lift it on to the bed of a tow truck. parts of route 1 northbound was closed while the scene was crash, police pulled over a man for speeding in epping. after police took his license and found a warrant out for an arrest he took off. the chase ended when he slammed into another vehicle. not involved. hurting two of the person's passengers and the passenger in the other car. he took off from the scene on foot. police are searching for him also tragedy in bristol, new hampshire.
struggling in the water. this at profile falls. police say the children were playing when one of them started to struggle so the 39-year-old man jumped in to help but went under and didn't come back up. >> ryan: rhode island fire officials have burning questions after a massive fire at a vacant mill. investigators say the fire is suspicious. the building went up in flames early monday morning. investigators believe it was no power at the mill. the teenager accused of taking a deadly drive in rhode island in court. police say the 17-year-old was understood the influence when he hit a motorcycle killing the driver. the crash happened monday afternoon on route 1. >> jadiann: more news today, a fundamentalist church leader in uit is a, wanted by the f.b.i. the feds are on the hunt and they're offering the reward.
of the leadership -- >> reporter: eric burnheart of saying warrant jeffs contacted his brother lyle with a message in july. >> we believe that lyle jeffs received directions from his brother warrant but didn't follow them to the satisfaction of his brother due in part to his concerns of being arrested by law enforcement. >> reporter: this led to some kind of falling out between the brothers but the f.b.i. isn't sure how serious it is. >> falling out with his brother we still believe that he has supporters who are willingly, willing to hide him. >> reporter: the f.b.i. is hoping the $50,000 reward will be an incentive to some of the followers who may be losing faith. >> maybe who may come in and out of his orbit may not have the same level of loyalty to him that. is part what have we hope. >> reporter: as for thes timing and amount of the reward it's typical. >> if you look at fugitive
reward offered right away. it's sort of a natural progression. >> reporter: the f.b.i. says jeffs could be anywhere from utah to overseas but they're confident he will be back in custody soon. >> the world has gotten a lot smaller since jeffs was on the most wanted list in 2006. it's a matter of time. >> jadiann: jeffs is considered armed and dangerous but the f.b.i. has no plans to add hymn to most wanted south carolina neighborhood scared after reports of creepy clowns trying to lure kids into the woods. kids spotted people flashed as clowns enticing them with large amounts of money. after several reports they're very worried. the woods ads and they said it's a clown. everybody was like no it's not. nobody believing them.
they come back crying. so we was like, it must be something in the woods. >> ryan: rise are patrolling the area. >> jadiann: a sink hole in new york city opening up on the upper west side. almost completely swallowed the car. the water is still out to some people living in nearby high-rises. >> ryan: partial building collapse in long beach, new fallen. no word on injuries or what may have caused the set of balconies to collapse. >> a smash and grab caught on camera. police were called to the jewelry store saturday afternoon. an employee said four men came into the store and used hammers to smash the display cases. >> ryan: a gigantic gator reeled in.
mississippi. not only was it an impressive site but it took a group to haul in the catch and they're showing it off. >> reporter: tiffany has hunted for alligators before. >> the experience is unlike any other. >> reporter: but on saturday her experience was one for the record books. she along with help from five other people hooked a monster alligator. the mississippi department of wild life, fisheries and parts said the alligator beat the last record by an 1/8th of an inch. >> we knew that he was bigger than any of the six of us had ever seen. but that that is all, the report never crossed our mind. we didn't realize how much work it was going to be to put that almost 700 alligator in the boat. >> reporter: winky sold the alligator which will be used for its meet and its time. we were in the boat for 20
we went back saturday night. and but once you hook into something that big and you have the opportunity to experience at best a controlled chairos we're -- chaos, the alligator, we're at the animal's mercy. >> reporter: the gator weighed nearly 700 pounds. that was the woman's third alligator hunt. christa del camp, 7 news. >> ryan: i don't think i could see you doing that. would you -- >> jadiann: no, i'll let you know if mind. >> ryan: i want to see you next to that big gator. >> jadiann: that is a big gator, like a dinosaur, a slash scare, a 4-year-old slipped into a river. the child's mother is being questioned. >> ryan: new york city's getting starr powerment. >> jadiann: a police station course, a tractor trailer blows in a traffic jam and the whole thing is
brady as his four-game bap gets set to take effect this weekend. >> jadiann: lapd are investigating the home of chris brown. we understand serving a search warrant in the area. we're being told at this point no arrests have been made. but we may be getting an update from police here shortly. so we're somedaying on top of this for -- staying on top of this four and this unfolding investigation of chris brown's house. stay with us.
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>> ryan: a dangerous drop, a boy plunges no a river in washington state. the 4-year-old went flying right off a bridge. the child's mother was watching. >> jadiann: police are reviewing the video. cell phone video is hard to watch. a 4-year-old boy flung off a bridge by a man into the river below where witnesses say his mother is watching.
just screaming and the mom comforted him. >> reporter: caeleb shot the viral video causing outrage on social media. his friend brianna says she called 911. she says her heart sank when she saw the child hit the heart. >> i thought he was going to smack his head on the lower beam and i thought he broke his neck because he hit it on the lower part and he had a live jacket on so he got stucked up fast. when he came uhe screaming and crying, it broke my heart. >> reporter: the sheriff's office says they're investigating along with child protective services, while the little boy survived the fall deputies cited the mother for reckless endangerment and cited the man who threw the child off the bridge for criminal economies meaner. caeleb and brianna hope all
child. >> i don't want this to be waved over. >> reporter: she needs to go to jail or get charged because you can't do that to a kid. >> reporter: investigators say the mother of the child and the man have yet to be officially charged. the little boy was checked out by paramedics but was released. >> ryan: going back to school in style, how hip hop diddy a making a big difference for children in harlem. >> reporter: watching the tropics as we head t will any of that activity mean anything for us here in new england? >> jadiann: at 5:00 hitting the brakes budget cuts forcing one local town to keep school buses off the road. >> ryan: breaking news out of l.a. police entering the home of chris brown after a woman claims that the singer threatened her with a gun. there is a search going on right now. no arrests have been made but we'll keep an eye on this breaking story out of
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>> jadiann: patriots quarterback tom brady sending a special message to a fan, justin miller suffers from a spinal muscular atrophy. his sister wrote a blog about him saying her brother wanted to meet the pats q.b. brady saw the blog and recorded a message for justin. >> i know you are a big patriots fan but after learning about your story i' you and all that you've overcould. i will be rooting for you this season and hope the patriots can give you and your families great memories and plenty to celebrate all year long. we'll be wishing you the very best. >> miller and his loved ones gathered to watch brady's response. they're the greatest of all time. we're floored by tom's heart felt message to our message that. is what it's all about.
that. >> ryan: tom brady taking a little bit of time making him smile and making the family even bigger patriots fans. >> jadiann: we're all people here. when one of us needs -- we'll reach out and do something. >> ryan: keeping an eye on the tropics. >> reporter: it is true. we're getting close to the peak of tropical activity. hurricane season which does run through the end of november. our eyes are on a few different things here. there is category 2 hurricanetr t.d.8 and tropical depression 9 as well as another wave headed off the coast of africa. that will be one to watch within the next 7 had 7-10 days but this is tropical depression 8 off the coast of north carolina trying to get its stuff to. possibly will strengthen into a tropical storm overnight. sometime tomorrow. there is a chance of that. and then it heads to the knee. you see this is a cone of uncertainty inside of the
we have a front that sweeps through new england. as we head through wednesday night into thursday it's going to knock the system out to sea. again gaston no threat to land at all. as it does stay a hurricane for a while, it's headed well out to the atlantic so we're not concerned with it. however, it is helping to turn up the ocean and so there is a high risk for rip current specifically there near t.d.8. then up here in new england, a moderate risk for rip current keep that in mind if you are headed to the beach within the days that is something to watch. i've seen a lot of pictures of the waves and they're pretty but you might want to stand back and end joy the beach from the sand on the shore. highs tomorrow will be a great beach day if you can swing it into the mid upper 80s not out of the question for a few spots to hit the 90 degree mark then he come more in line with our 30-year averages. we get a front that pushes through as i mentioned before. wednesday into thursday, and
of fall-like weather. i don't think our endless summer is overjust yesterday. here is a bigger picture what have is happening here. high pressure sliding farther to the east. there is the front that is going to swing through and that also brings us our next chance for getting any of the much needed rain. how much rain is on the way. it doesn't look very promising but we'll take every drop we can get. timing with this overnight wednesday into thursday, pushing that tropical activity out to sea. e an inch and heavier downpours localized. 62-67. 85-90 into tomorrow. so it's another hot one for us but as you see there, seasonable temperatures by the end of the week into the weekend. we heat back up by the middle of next week. >> jadiann: time for traffic, a check of the roads with george brown. >> reporter: we're high above mass pike in framingham just before route 30. this is a break -- they
better than it was a little earlier. that traffic on the top of the screen there, that is westbound heading out of town. backs up after the tolls out past newton corner. heavy after the weston tolls approaching this spot here. route 30 in framingham. as we look at it on the map you see about a 20 minute ride. that is where the heaviest of the ride s. once you get past the weston tolls out to 4935 in westboro you are looking at about another 20 minutes. it gets better past framingham. also looking at the downtown area. the garden camera, the leverett heavy and slow heading down to storrow drive. there is a red sox game tonight. as we look at the expressway southbound, coming out of the tunnel heavy and slow the entire way. it's going to take you over a half hour to get from downtown from the tunnel down to the split. i'm george brown, 7 news. >> jadiann: sean diddy combs opening up a new
harlem." he made sure to give advice for the first day of class. it will be hard to top the first day of school getting to hang out briefly with sean diddy combs. >> i love new york, i love harlem. it's great to do something for the community. >> reporter: the school was combs' idea. six years ago he approached steve perry about opening it. >> i said good luck with should do it together. >> reporter: they spend several years trying to make it happen. combs donated money to the project and they obtained licensing and state funding. combs' involvement was reveal. he welcomed the first students. >> you can have a dream to be a doctor, a rapper, engineer, after you have the dream you have to actually open your eyes and handle the reality of what it's going to take for you to
preppary harl 'em is the only new charter school. the kids got in with a lottery giving to those living nearby. >> listen to your teachers, do your homework, study, support each oh, be leaders, be leaders that is what the school is about, always remember, can't stop, won't stop. >> to take the opportunity for granted. matters more it's from sean combs. >> a positive which i don't care where it comes from. >> ryan: the school has 180 students. it plans to expand to 700 students in the near future. >> jadiann: 7 news will be
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message. >> ryan: scary trip to the hospital turns into a medical mirical for a utah couple. >> jadiann: the wife has been suffering from she was' eight months pregnant and she delivered the baby that day. a healthy girl. the couple had no idea she could be pregnant. the couple was in the process of adopting a child because they didn't think they could have their own children. >> ryan: amazing. >> jadiann: much more to come. i'm jadiann thompson. >> ryan: i'm ryan schulteis, 7 news at 5:00 starts right now.
investigation in southern california. police searching the home of superstar chris brown. >> kim: owen la brie's victim speaking out for the first time since the prep school rape trial. >> reporter: when is our next chance to get some much-needed rain? >> adam: tom brady sidelined. >> come back to be the best i can be just like every other year. >> adam: he is keeping things positive as he heads into his four-game suspension. >> announcer: 7 news at >> kim: we're following breaking news first at 5:00, an investigation under way at singer chris brown's house in california. police called to his home early this morning after a woman called 911. so he is now being interviewed by police as they also search his home. >> adam: this is not the first time brown has been in trouble with the law. ryan schulteis joins us with more. >> reporter: police are searching chris brown's home performing a protective sweep before interviewing people inside.
of brown's california home for hours while brown initially refused to speak with officers. these are live pictures, officers were called to his house early this morning when they got a call from a woman saying brown pointed a gun at they are then threatiered her. police say everyone is being cooperative with officers after brown posted several videos ranting about police being at his home. this is not the singer's first run in with the law. back in 2009 he pleaded guilty to police aren't saying what happened last night until they interviewed everyone in the home. >> our didn't will conduct a protective sweep of the residence. once all the occupants are removed from the residence they will be interviewed by detectives to try to ascertain their statements as to what occurred early this morning. >> ryan: police say at this point, no arrests have been made. ryan schulteis, 7 news. >> kim: the islamic state