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>> back to you in the studio. >> tropical storm hermine picking up steam and threatening southern states. florida is bracing for impact. >> chief meteorologist jeremy riner is keeping an eye on the storm and joins united states more on the track and what about the impact here possibly in massachusetts. >> that's something we have to figure out as we get closer to the weekend. 45 miles per hour, upgraded to a tropical storm earlier this afternoon moving north-northeast at 7 miles per hour. the most confi of it. moving through the florida panhandle late this week and moving north and south carolina to start the holiday weekend. at this point, as it moves off the dealt moore opinions la, it becomes very tricky because if it gets to slow down, you notice the red line here, it begins to bend to the right, also it's losing its tropical characteristics perhaps a glorified nor easter at this
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for instance effects find its way up into southern new england late sunday night and monday? right now too difficult to say. keep tuning in as we get closer to the weekend and we'll know more about that blocking high and what hermine may or may not do for new england by labor day. police are putting neighbors on high alert out of shirley after a runner reported a terrifying encounter saying she was followed by a creepy guy in a van. jonathan hall hiv in shirley with more on the search for a suspect now. >> good evening. this woman says she was feeling pretty good yesterday and put her boys on the bus for the very first day of school, felt some freedom and decided to go out for a jog. then she says everything changed when she was approached by a strange guy driving a van. >> reporter: the jogger says her heart raced when a green cargo van came right at her yesterday and forced her into a ditch full
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her some watered. she thought he wanted her to reach in and gray be it. >> reporter: the mother described the incident in detail on facebook. the post was relayed by the airport police on their page. the woman rote in 20 years of jogging she had never been forced off the road and never had a driver stop to offer her anything. we haven't had any other reports. >> reporter: august 7th, the jogger was murdered here 20 miles from princeton. police have worked more than 1,000 leads in the death of google account manager vanessa marcotte. >> we're getting to reinterview the individual that reported to see if there's any more specific information. >> we spoke to a woman walking her german shepherd near the area where this happened. she was aware of the danger and
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everything that's going on. >> and yet you're still out for a walk here. >> i have protection. >> well, the jogger says she ran off as fast as hussein bolt, but then remembered to turn around to catch the nato plate. she says she looked at the massachusetts registration and saw the numbers 930. that is a partial plate police say they'll follow up on this and say if people see something strange they should definitely call police say a car went barreling into the back of a hotel shuttle bus in boston. two people just arrived into logan for a visit and killed when they were thrown from that bus steve cooper with the latest. >> this crash happened along route 1a here in east boston overnight, and tonight state
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slammed into the back of that shuttle bus. >> i feel bad for the family. >> reporter: tragedy early this morning here in east boston along route 1a after police say a when it-year-old wawmp scott man driving the 2005 subaru plowed into the impact of a hampton inn courtesy shuttle that had just picked up four people at logan airport. really sad. >> reporter: the impact sent the van, driven by a 53-year-old man from east boston, crashing into a jersey barrier and troopers bus, a 59-year-old man and a 47-year-old woman, both from el paso, texas, were thrown from the van and pronounced dead at the scene. >> you come on vacation and don't even make it to your destination. it's unfortunate. >> the driver of the van and two other passengers politics the driver of the subaru were rushed to area hospitals. state police trying to determine why the driver of the car slammed into the shuttle. with a horrifying scene that's
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>> i'm very surprised. i would never think that that would happen. freak accidents i guess happen and you never know. >> do you think when you get on one of these shuttles you're safe. >> yeah, would you think that, but obviously not. >> four people were injured and are expected to be okay state police tell united states they're reviewing surveillance video from cameras along route 1a right now tre the investigation is ongoing tonight. live in east boston, steve cooper, 7news. flames tear through an apartment building in allston leaving almost a dozen people without a home and while firefighters know what sparked the fire, they also made an illegal discovery at the home. john. >> a long list of violations were found at this building, say investigators, the biggest being the amount of team living here. firefighters say it's a miracle
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killed in the fire. >> reporter: flames pouring out of a home on myric street in allston just after midnight wednesday morning. the fire don't found the building had three apartment unitses but 11 people were living here moiferszly stoojtsz. >> rng month. >> making illegal. >> in all appearance it's a two family house. the way it was being operated was a larging house. >> boston's inspectional services says they'll be holding the owner accountable. >> there are a myriad of other violations that will be written up. >> reporter: coincidentally on wednesday the state proclaims september as campus fire safety month. this fire now showing what the city is looking to prevent.
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people about. >> in 2013 a bi student was killed in a fire and in allston on the street where 18 people were living. >> the message we feed to get to the kids is they need to understand that they need working smoke detectors and take personal responsibility for their actions. >> tomorrow morning, a special service, a meeting about this property and asking any students with any questions about housing to give them 7news. a teenager now formally accused of attacking that young man taken away on a stretcher after he was hurt with part of of a golf club, stabbed in fact at this golf course in wakefield. byron barnet is in wakefield. the accused face a judge today, is that right, byron?
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police say for some reason things turned hostile with one of of the friends ending up with life-threatening injuries and another now accused of driving to kill him. >> you are charged with count 1, around assault to murder. >> reporter: 18-year-old curtis day of beverly standing before a judge accused of around assault to murder and several other the hospital after being stabbed with a broken golf club tuesday afternoon. >> the golf club entered through the back area of mr. dow's front shoulder and exited through the body. he was conscious and airlifted to a hospital. >> reporter: police say the two and another friend were at the breakhart reservation in wakefield where they allegedly told police they'd taken lsd, marijuana and heroin. police say for some reason the
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they took a golf club from one of his friends and started attacking them. and a bystander had to get in that it moving vehicle in order to secure it from moving further. >> reporter: day's mother left the courtroom upset but saying nothing to reporters. >> curtis day is being held without bail and matthew dow, who was stabbed with the golf club, said to be in stable condition. i'm byron barnett, 7news. coming up at 6:00, a hair of a tale at gillette stadium where
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tom brady sporting his new 'do at gillette and giving social media plenty to talk about. the clock is winding down
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>> we do have that part of the. but people saw this and saying it's taking them back in time. to them, it looks like something from a couple decades ago. >> i think it's so cute. >> it's adorable, right. >> reporter: overnight, the internet blew up with 90s jokes. some saying a young leo dicaprio in what's eating gilbert grape others zach morrison in saved by the bell and how investigation in the mighty ducks. >> marque mark. >> reporter: they could be the most scriewltnized in the nfl.
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is a singer from the 90s grunge bad but by 2012 he buzzed it all off. >> he's at his own level. i think it looks great. as long as committee play football. >> isn't that the bottomline? he's a trend setter. >> as long as he's got good hair, which he clearly does. >> you too. >> i might sport that. >> jr, you can join the club. yeah mm paralyze a couple of showers overnight. showers overnight. that and her i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. michael hayden: if he governs consistent with some of the things he said as a candidate, i would be very frightened. gillian turner: he's been talking about the option of using a nuclear weapon against our western european allies. max boot: this is not somebody who should be handed the nuclear codes. charles krauthammer: you have to ask yourself, do i want a person of that temperament
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few showers possible late tonight into tomorrow morning and we clear out slowly tomorrow idternoon. low sunshine, low humidity, we'll watch tropical storm hermine going through the holiday weekend. again, right now it does not look like a major player in our weather but it may trend that way. it has been trending closer the last couple days. winds right now at 45 miles per hour. it does strengthen up to around 70 miles per hour before making
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weaken. so that it's back down to 40, 45 miles per hour. monday at 2:00 p.m., 45 miles per hour, the gray shading here indicating the cone of uncertainty. new england is in that cone of uncertainty and so is this area south. this location here, probably just fringe effects, meaning some rainshower activity sunday night and monday m cooling north of the main center of low pressure itself with a bit of a itrtheasterly breeze. than just, you know, a bit of a nor easter. not a powerhouse nor easter. the challenge is this blocking high pressure. the models are having a hard time figuring out this far out just how much blocking happens. a couple of days ago we would think the whole thing would stay to our south and now it looks like we may be close enough to at least throw new england into the fringe effect, if you will. it's still a possibility that the area of high pressure intensifies and it blocks hermine or whatever's left of
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plans. don't cancel any reservations or anything like that but regardless of where it goes plan on rough surf and rip currents likely through the holiday weekend and some rain possible sunday night into monday but does not look like a repeat of hurricane sends a or irene. stay tuned. as we get closer to the weekend confidence with the track of hermine. a couple of isolated rainshowers are moving out of pennsylvania. sweeping through late tonight and tomorrow morning. may be a couple of showers for tomorrow morning. but it does not rain all day. friday and saturday, sunday, monday watching hermine. see you at 7:00. >> well, this puppy has a little competition.
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competition. it's all made from legos, the statue will be unveiled to fans during the game and on display in the kids concourse if you'd like to check it out. it stands 6'7" and took nearly 35,000 lego bricks and 290 hours to build. >> the red sox, 12 of their last 19 games they loss but three of lonely rays. and it took a rally this afternoon to avoid dropping a fourth day. right last just four innings, gwich'in four earned runs on 7 hits. sox got them back in the fifth and did it with the base in the
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numbers, a grand slam put the sox on top, 5-4. the lead health until the eighth where the struggles condition. logan foresight touches them up for a two-run single up the middle, the seventh blown save for the month of august. coming up, a go-ahead single in the bottom of the frame, jackie bradley junior adds an rbi double and the sox win it 8-6 taking 2-3 from the alex corddry has more from fenway. >> it wasn't an easy one here today at fenway park but the red sox showing their resiliency thanks to the offense leading to a big win. >> it was a good comeback. team is very resilient and had to find a way to win. we have to get a series win out of it.
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guys on the bench, you know. that's the little thing we'll need in this stretch now. >> a win like today gives the red sox a lot of confidence as they hit the road for a 9-game road trip that begins friday in oakland. alex corddry, zeb sports. the patriots players on the bubble, who survived yesterday's cut doyne to 75 players. tomorrow night's preseason finale against the giants is their last chance to earn a spot on the for the first time since 2011, it appears tom brady will suit up for the team's final exhibition game. all three quarterbacks set to travel to new jersey for tomorrow night's game, according to csn's tomorrow curran. making more likely than not that brady will see action for a second straight week. the three-time super bowl mvp will begin serving his deflategate suspension this
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matthew slater, a one-year extension through 2017. the three-time first team all pro has been selected to five pro bowls in eight seasons with the patriots. second round action of the u.s. open, the flashty french he man up to his old tricks there with the between the legs vy that's good for our play of the day. and tickets go on sale tomorrow at red slash frons fenway. that's sports. >> 7news at 6:00 will be right
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>> that is our time for 7news at 6:00. as always, we appreciate you sharing some valuable time us with. i'm adam williams. >> i'm kim khazei. we'll be back for 7news at 7:00 and invite you to join us then and otherwise we hope to see you back here tonight at 11:00.
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