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a home in moralborough, also with two unresponsive adults. >> sarah: and man and a woman suspected in a string of crimes lead police on the a multistate chase before finally being stopped in worcester. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good friday morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. it is veterans day, the 11th day of november. we have wren clair standing by with a windy looking look at the mild, but a cold front pushes into new england from the northwest. that's going to,er in some much cooler air for us and temperatures will fall in the afternoon. showers to our northwest. that's where they should stay. at best i think a couple sprinkles in western massachusetts, southern new hampshire, but here in boston, we should manage to stay dry. temperatures in the upper 40s in fitchburg. bedford at 43. boston in the upper 40s, as wel. so above our average lows. nashua a little cooler in the mid-30s. orange in the mid-30s, as well. but we'll warm up nicely here
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it is going to feel pretty cool, though. we're looking at some very breezy conditions throughout the day today. we'll actually keep things breezy into the weekend, as well. the cape currently under a wind advisory. that starts this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. that wraps up late tonight for us. wind gusts possible up to around 40mph. an here in boston, we could be looking at wind gusts up to around 30, 35mph. more on your full forecast and your weekend forecast coming up. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: hey, sarah. good morning, everyone. if you're getting ready to head out the door, not seeing any issues. ten minutes from braintree to boston. mostly green on the maps. for the most part you're in good shape. route 3, 24 and 95 no problems. the pike looking good all the way back the framingham. route 2 and 3 problem-free. and 93 fine all the way back to 495 heading into boston on route 1, you're in good shape this morning. let's take a look at those drive times if you're heading out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, 12 minutes into town on the pike
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93 southbound 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes. both the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: right to breaking news on this friday. protests in the streets of portland, oregon, turning violent. thousands took to the streets for a second night rallying against president-elect donald trump. so people arm themselves with rocks, they shatter windows and also set fires. >> sarah: and portland is just one of the cities seeing protests and demonstrations here. 7's kris anderson has breaking details. >> kris: good morning. you can seehe what began as protesting quickly turned into riots on the streets of portland, oregon. police say as many as 4,000 rioters took to the streets for a second night marching against the election of donald trump. right now we know police have detained several people, some of whom were armed with bats. demonstrators threw objects at police, broke windows, lit firecrackers and started a dumpster fire. things escalated as officers
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you see some smoke there in the streets. ultimately police used pepper spray and flash-bang grenades, forcing the crowd to finally disperse. people were protesting outside the country, as well. hundreds marched through the streets of downtown vancouver, canada, last night. the protesters gathered at the new trump international hotel & tower and marched downtown, blocking traffic in the streets. some held signs that said, "build kindness, not walls," and "love trump's the president-elect is back on twitter taking on the protesters. trump tweeting, "just had a very open and successful presidential election. now professional protesters incited by media are protesting. very unfair." it's still unclear just how long these protests are going to continue, but we'll keep following them. live here in the control room, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. meantime, president-elect donald trump is back in new york this morning expected to top with his transition team. trump met with president obama yesterday at the white house.
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together starting that whirlwind transition that will unfold over the next ten weeks. let's go to 7's nancy chen with more on that historic meeting. >> nancy: a day promoting a smooth transition, even though the country remains divided. the president-elect wants to start moving forward with his policy agenda. donald trump trying to rebuild any bridges he burned on his way to the white house. >> i have great respect. the meeting lasted for almost have, as far as i'm concerned, it could have gone on for a lot longer. >> nancy: the closed-door, one-on-one white house meeting is a key step in starting the transition. >> it is important for all of us regardless of party and regardless of political preferences to now come together, work together, to deep with the many challenges that we face. >> i very much look forward to dealing with the president in
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>> nancy: after his visit, trump watched the halls of congress with mitch mcconnell and got a look at where he'll be sworn in from house speaker paul ryan. his relationship with the republican leaders strained from the start, but now they're saying they're ready to work hand in hand with the president-elect. >> we had a fantastic, productive meeting about getting to work, pulling up our sleeves and going to work for the american people. >> nancy: as for trump, he's he says he's ready t enough. >> nancy: the current and future first ladies also meeting for tea. the two took a tour and discussed raising children in the white house. and we're told most of the meeting yesterday focused on the public's staffing and getting his administration organized. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: developing now. a baby has died after being found unresponsive along with two adults inside a marlborough home. right now those two people are still in the hospital.
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developing details. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, neighbors tell us the baby was a two-month-old boy. the district attorney's office confirms that a criminal investigation is ongoing. they say that is standard in a case where an infant dies. neighbors want to know what happened here. state police spent hours taking pictures inside this home in marlborough and of this blue car while bagging potential evidence at the scene. investigators confirm a baby and two adults were found unresponsive inse >> this should never happen. it should never happen to a child like that. >> police got the 911 call just before noon yesterday. when they arrived, the baby was rushed to the hospitals. >> it was shocking to see police cruisers on the street, never mind find out a young baby had died. >> jennifer: the unresponsive adults, a 19-year-old woman and 23-year-old man, are still in the hospital. >> kind of freaked out. usually nothing happens on this street. >> jennifer: neighbors say the
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with her boyfriend and her mother. >> i thought they were all set. i don't know what's going on. >> you don't like the hear about little kids being hurt or anything like that. >> jennifer: so the middlesex district attorney's office is investigating. the department of children and families says that they are also involved in this case. we're live in marlborough this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: right now two people are waking up behind bars after taking police on a wild ride. it started in connecticut and it crossed into the border of massachusetts. officeay two cars and also attacked two women. during their attempt to get away. let's go to 7's nicole oliverio with more on this really frightening story. nicole? >> nicole: well, christa, we know the two women that were stabbed in connecticut. they had serious injuries. but they're expected to be okay. mass state police say it was only minutes after that went out that troopers saw that stolen car. a car chase came to a crashing end in a worcester cul-de-sac
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driveway. >> there was like 15 police cars and then it was like crashed to my car like this. i saw it from the window upstairs. i went downstairs to get my daughter. i was afraid gun shooting or something. >> state police finally caught up to and arrested the two suspect, man and woman from connecticut, after investigators there sent out a be on the lookout alert,ro massachusetts spotted the stolen s.u.v. and started chase. part of it call on a jewelry store surveillance camera, but the suspects couldn't get away after turning into a worcester neighborhood. >> i just saw cop car after cop car flying down the street, like it's very unusual because it's a dead end. nobody really goes very fast. so that got my attention. i think it's a very unusual choice for somewhere to run to because the whole neighborhood is very sealed off.
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vehicle in connecticut in the morning and crashed. they then reportedly stole this s.u.v., stabbing and seriously injuring the two women inside. when mass state police noticed the s.u.v., police say the driver rammed into cruisers, trying to get away, before barreling into family's driveway. >> i was... i told her to get in the house, because that's something she could have done, or she could have threatening the police with me or my daughter. it was pretty scary. i was really shaking. >> now that couple, a 21-year-old man and woman both from connecticut are being held at the holden state police barracks. they'll appear in court on monday. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: an m.i.t. employee facing troubling charges. prosecutors say 23-year-old gannon leblanc was heavily armed and trying the pass himself offer as an f.b.i. agent when he tried to get into another employee's home.
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handgun, ropes, zip ties and a stun gun in leblanc's possession. the victim says he immediately knew something wasn't right. >> and he said, "can i use your bathroom?" they were like, that doesn't sound right. >> we're going to work with our federal partners to conduct and investigation to determine what his motives were. >> sarah: police also found the names and personal information of four other employees in leblanc's backpack. >> christa: happening today, president obama will honor the nation'set the president will pay tribute by placing a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns and an annual service at arlington national cemetery. >> sarah: the music world is mourning the loss of a legend leonard cohen has died. he was best known for his hit song "hallelujah," which has been covered hundreds of times. there is no word yet on the cause of his death. cohen was 82 years old. what a legend.
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lots more ahead, including a mbta that crashes into a parked car. and police say the driver took off. how passengers helped stop that driver. >> sarah: plus a teenager attacked on her way to the bus stop in bourne. the clue that could lead to an arrest. >> christa: and stars coming out in providence as the story of a rhode island boxer's fight to the top hits movie theaters. >> wren: and we may have some chilly weather this afternoon. will it stick around through your weekend?
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>> christa: well, twin byes welcomed into the world, but there is more to this story here. there might be a little controversy between these two kids in the future. the twin were been sunday at cape cod hospital, but because of daylight saving time, the two brothers will have the fight over who is older. samuel was born as 1:39.
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jumped back an hour, and it happens at 1:00. so ronan's birth certificate reads 1:10 a.m. but mom an dad can step in, like we were there. an we know who came first. >> you were actually been first. that's funny, though. that's going to be a funny fight in the future, wren. >> wren: absolutely. well, we're looking at a pretty nice weekend. we're going to be a little cooler than what we've seen so far this work week, but no complaints here because we're staying dry and we're sin windy today and sunny, as well, but by the time we head into tomorrow, we're still going to be breezy, an we cool down even further after a cool front moves through and actually temperatures cooling off even into this afternoon. but again, we're staying dry. and breezy through your weekend. really no complaints here. and pretty comfortable november-like weather here. temperatures in the upper 40s. about 6 degrees above our average lows for this time of year. 51 degrees in p-town. 43 degrees in bedford. temperatures will warm up a good deal from here, but it will be short lived for us.
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pushing into new england. showers to our northwest. that's where they should stay. i do think we have the slight chance for a couple sprinkles in southern new hampshire. perhaps northwestern mass. but here in boston and most of the state of massachusetts will actually stay dry throughout the day here. we this also have a wind advisory in effect for the cape. that starts this afternoon. wraps up late tonight. sustained winds up to around 35mph possible. wind gusts up to around 40mph are also possible. we're looking at breezy conditions throughout new england today. an that sticks aroundhr right now our winds are predominantly out of the west, but those are going to shift out of the northwest as that front does push through. already some sustained winds up to around 15mph in boston. 22mph winds in provincetown right now. and those sustained winds are going to continue to rev up as we head into the afternoon. so veterans day parades will be windy and dry. plenty of sunshine. temperatures in the mid-50s. i say this with just a little bit of hesitation because our highs are going to be around the early afternoon, potentially
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fall. if you do have plans to stay outside into the afternoon. i would definitely bring a warmer jacket. we could be in the mid to upper 40s by the late afternoon. we see the coal front push through. by 5:00 we're ushering in cooler air while still sustaining those breezy winds and wind gusts very strong for us today. temperatures peaking around 11:00, potentially early afternoon in the mid-50s. as we head into the afternoon, temperatures do drop first from our northwest. then that cooler air pushes in further to time you're headed home from work. i do this many of us could be in the mid-40s, potentially upper 40s, as well. your 7 on 7 forecast showing temperatures tomorrow in the mid-40s. really the coolest weather we've seen in a while. but your weekend looking beautiful. temperatures quickly rebound for us as we head into sunday, close to 60 degrees. sunday and monday. >> christa: all right, wren, thank you. pair of bald's are also now free after they wound up getting stuck in a storm drain down in florida. roads had to be shut down during rush hour thursday as crews
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one eagle was eventually able to fly away. workers had to pull the other eagle out of that storm drain. here's some applause in the background. initially some thought one bird was protecting the other, but experts say it's likely the eagles were fighting over territory. >> they can do just that. they get into a territory fight and they lock and they fall. they hang on for dear life. >> christa: so officials say the eagle that needed to be out just to make sure it's not injured. >> sarah: rhode island seeing stars for an inspiring red carpet premier. "bleed for this" is the story of a providence boxer who loses it all only to fight his way back to the top. so 7's nancy chen is here with more on the big night. nancy? >> nancy: that movie was shot in rhode island and takes place in the ocean state, so it was only fitting that providence hosted the big premier. "bleed for this" hitting the big
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vinny paz. following the accident, the boxer was told he would never walk again. however, he returned to the ring one year later and once again became a champion. thursday night paz walked the red carpet in providence. >> my girlfriend that you'll see here tonight was wiping tears out of my eyes. and ben young on my right-hand side, he was looking at me, he thinks he stops like me. i tell him, stop, miles, it's not >> sarah: miles teller plays paz in the movie. >> vinny meant so much to the state of rhode island and his fans, so to have this moment while he's still got it together, it's great. very few people ever get a movie made about their life. >> sarah: erron -- aaron eckhart plays vinny. >> he had screws in his head, and he defied his doctor, his family, his trainer. he did it and he's an inspiration to us all.
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tells it like it is. >> greatest thing about it, the movie is really good. that's the greatest thing about it. >> nancy: "bleed for this" opens in theaters friday across the country. don't you have a comeback story? >> christa: gladiator, the same thing. up next, new balance is under fire. why some customers are taking to social media to boycott the company. >> sarah: and rob gronkowski channele he'll let you know your madden
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. >> wren: right now we're just seeing a couple showers to our northwest. a cold front will push through new england. while we should stay dry in boston, not much of a chance for rain. those showers staying to our northwest potentially. northwestern massachusetts grabbing a couple sprinkles, same with southern new hampshire. but we are looking at some breezy conditions in association
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effect throughout the cape. that's going to start this afternoon, wrapping up late tonight. really everybody is looking at breezy conditions today. downright windy conditions with wind gusts up to around 30mph and sustained winds up to around 20. we are back. >> and now time for 7sports with trey daerr. >> trey: good morning. it's awfully rare in sports your performance hinges on just one guy, but that's the game -- case with the bruin rask back between the pipes last night. that's a good sign. so too was a four-goal first period. b's behind 1-0. they score the next five goals of the game, four of them in the first period coming courtesy of torey krug, austin czarnik. 5-2 win over columbus. >> we need it. we're going the need it down the stretch to win games. you can't rely on the same few players every night to produce because eventually, you know,
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down a bit. it's important for any good team to have secondary scoring, so it was nice to see that. >> trey: according to the "boston herald," jeff howe, dion lewis is on track to make his season debut for the seahawks. he needs to be reactivated from the physically unable to perform. the patriots now have room on the 53-man roster. david ortiz, xander bogaerts given an award for top offensive player. >> sarah: rob gronkowski is the cover boy for the madden nfl video game. >> christa: and now he stars in a commercial. ? whoa you're half-way there whoa oh you need another player ? my giant hands... ? >> sarah: autotune all the way. >> christa: the pats' tight
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"living on a player." the song is called "catching with flair." kickoff is 8:30 right here on 7 nbc on sunday. don't forget to join us the following monday. >> sarah: i bet he had a lot of fun making that. >> christa: it's like halloween re-do right there. >> sarah: exactly. coming up next at 5:30, when scott horsley racing is set to return few days. >> reporter: and a mbta bus driver facing charges this morning. we'll tell you why his passengers had the call 911. >> christa: and a bourne teenager attacked on her way to catch her school bus. who police say jumped in to
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gets out of control. protesters lighting trees on fire and smashing windows. >> christa: and a mbta bus driver accused of going on a dangerous drive. police say the bus crashed into a parked car with passengers on board and kept on driving. >> sarah: and a string of crimes putting families on edge. reading police warning that someone could be breaking into homes. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: it is 5:30. it's friday. most importantly, it's veterans day on this day to pay tribute to our nation's war heroes. we want the thank all the servicemen and women. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. thanks so much for waking up with us this morning. let's get a check of the forecast with wren clair who joins us now. >> chris: good morning. happy friday. a pretty quiet day here. showers to our northwest. still keeping dry here. our main effects from this front will be very breezy conditions as well as some chilly air for your veterans day parades here
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this afternoon, winding up late tonight and into the evening hours. still breezy, though, as we head enter your weekend. so really count on some windy conditions over the next couple days. we've got wind gusts up to around 40mph possible around the cape here in boston. we're looking at the chance for wind dwuses reaching around 30mph. currently our winds are predominantly out of the west. those will switch to more of a northwesterly wind has the front pushes through. and then we're looking at very breezy conditions for your veterans day parade. your 7 on 7 forecast, temperatures by noon in the afternoon. those details coming up after the break. >> christa: wren, thank you. so we have schools and government offices closed today. how is traffic looking, danielle. >> danielle: so far is good. if you are taking the "t" today, it's running on its normal weekday schedule. here's a look at the expressway this morning. we're not seeing any issues on the roads. let's go to the maps. ten minutes northbound from braintree to boston. south of town, route 3, 24, 95 all looking good. the pike fine back the framingham this morning.
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93 pretty much problem free back to 495. no issues heading into town on route 1. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. just ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway there. 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. let's get right to breaking news overnight. protests in portland, oregon, turning violent. 4,000 people took to the police say handful of protesters have been detained. some of which were arm with that. a check of the day's other top stories on your friday morning, as well. police are investigating after an infant died in marlborough. investigators say they found this young child, a baby, and two people unresponsive inside a home thursday. the two adults are still in the hospital right now. and a woman and man are facing charges following a wild chase
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hire stole two cars and then stabbed a pair of women in connecticut. when troopers spotted the s.u.v. in worcester, police say the driver rammed into cruisers before barreling into a driveway. police say the women who were stabbed should recover. >> sarah: also this morning, an mbta bus driver is under investigation. police say he was involved in an accident with passengers on board then took off. let's go live to 7's victoria warren with more on the investigation. vicki? >> victoria: good morning, passengers. they were on the bus. they were here in melrose when police say that this bus driver crashed into a parked car. but the bus kept going. and it wasn't until they got to stoneham that police caught up to the driver. passengers on this mbta calling 911 after police say the driver crashed into a parked car and just kept going. that crash happened in melrose, and in this surveillance video, you can see when police caught up to the bus in stoneham.
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influence of prescription drugs. sky over the scene. the 12 people who were on the bus safely got off. none of them were hurt. they got on another waiting bus while transit police continued investigating. the mbta says the drivers worked for them for 12 years. he's now accused of leaving the scene of an accident. the damage to the parked car in melrose described as minor. investigation is going on, this man will not be driving any bus, an he will be summons to court. live this morning in melrose, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: happening right now, reading police are encouraging people who live there to lock their doors in their cars after a string of break-ins. the latest one happening tuesday on prospect street. police say man entered a home which was unlocked and then took a large amount of jewelry. this is the third time this has happened in the past two weeks. >> sarah: police are stepping
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alarming attack on a 14-year-old walking to schooling. this morning the community is on alert. 7's kris anderson joins us now with more on this. >> kris: scary moments as you can imagine. police are saying this teenager was assaulting while just walking to her bus stop. the call coming in just before 7:00 thursday morning, and according to officers, the girl was walking along puritan road when she was grabbed from behind around the neck, thrown to the ground by an unknown man. a witness saw the incident and started screaming and that's >> we are treating it as an assault and battery on a juvenile. there is no indication that there was any attempted abduction or anything like that. but it is concerning. >> kris: police say this man took off in a light-colored sedan. right now police do not think other children are in danger. but they are watching. live here in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: new details now, a judge ruling that statements a woman made to the police can be used in her manslaughter trial.
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allegedly sent conrad roy text messages encouraging him to commit suicide. carter claimed her statements to the place were illegally obtained because she was not told she had a right to a lawyer. >> christa: the couple who filed a wrongful death lawsuit over the death of their one-year-old baby are being awarded $4 million. they're saying their irish nanny is responsible for the child's death in 2013. now, a murder charge was dropped against the woman by the name of that was dropped last year after a medical examiner later ruled the baby's death is undetermined in cause. the couple's attorney says the manny does not have that money, but they don't want her to profit from a book or a movie deal. >> sarah: new this morning, horse racing will return to suffolk downs once again. the state gaming commission says the east boston track will hold six days of horse racing next year. suffolk downs did the same thing this year, as well. the track stopped holding horse
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years ago. >> christa: environmental police tracking down a moose on the loose out in springfield. officers spotted the animal walking around in someone's back yard last night. they say that they shot the moose with a tranquilizer dart and environmental police eventually released it back into the woods. >> sarah: still ahead on 7news, the reason four people chained themselves to the doors of a bank in downtown crossing. >> christa: and some backlash against new balance. why some customers are burning their shoes. >> sarah: and a boy in new friends after being targeted
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>> sarah: a local motorcycle club making a grand gesture. they're giving a little boy a special ride. vandals recently targeted that boy's home with racial slurs and even more. >> christa: but thanks to this club, you now have some new biker buds. >> kris: such a sweet story of friendship here. this new hampshire buy has a new leather jacket, a new helmet you saw in the video, and also 17 new friends thanks to the
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seven-year-old eze stimson and his mom had been the targets of racial slurs and vandalism in their home in derry over the past few weeks. on thursday this young man got a surprise at school. he was picked up by some members of the manchester motorcycle club and taken to a local frozen yogurt shop. >> my mother-in-law called me and told me, that's happening on your street. i said, no, it's not going to. i found the house, i went to the house and knocked on the door and said, "i want to do something. >> it makes >> kris: the club wants the second grader to know his community cares. and eze's mother says she wants him to know the world is full of good people. live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: what a great story. >> christa: and how cool does he look in his little motorcycle jacket? >> sarah: so cute. >> christa: 5:41. we have lots to get to, including our know and go segment. a concern for people and animals at a brookline animal hospital. >> sarah: plus could harvard
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strike? >> christa: breaking news overnight. rioting in the streets of portland, oregon. anti-donald trump protesters creating a dangerous situation.
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start your day off right. >> christa: what could be better. wren clair is here. >> wren: not a bad forecast. not a bad weekend forecast. our main concerns are going to be some breezy conditions and some falling temperatures for us. we do have a wind advisory in effect throughout the cape. that starts this afternoon and wraps up late tonight. but all of us will be looking at pretty breezy conditions. currently winds predominantly out of the west. these winds are going to shift out of the northwest as the cold front pushes through new england, and that's what's going to usher in that cooler air as well as those very breezy conditions. we're going the they this afternoon, into tonight and tomorrow, so pretty breezy by sunday, as well. this front currently sitting to our northwest is going to push further to our southeast. and so those of us in northwestern massachusetts and southern new hampshire are going to see that cooler air a little bit earlier to our southeast, the cape seeing those temperatures fall later into the afternoon. but i think even by the late-morning hours, some of us can see temperatures falling. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s for us this morning. pretty mild. chillier in nashua at 36 degrees.
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as we head enter the late morning hours. low to mid-50s. but by:00, we're back into the low 50s. your 7 on 7 forecast showing temperatures tonight are going to be pretty chilly as you head home from work. i definitely want to have a warm jacket on hand. we're probably looking at temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. so cooler weather headed our way. good news. we stay dry for your veterans day. >> sarah: all right. time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> wren: thanks,ah you. here's a look at the zakim bridge. we have a disabled vehicle blocking the right-hand lane. still pretty early in the morning. probably not going to she you down a ton. south of town, braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway, still just ten minutes. and then route 3, 24 and 95 not seeing any issues. the pike fine all the way back the framingham. route 2 and 3 problem-free this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. just ten minutes on the expressway braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike
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bridge, just 11 minutes. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: breaking news overnight. more on the protests against donald trump, this time in the streets of portland, oregon. demonstrators, some of them, arming themselves with rocks when all of this turns violent. that's just one city where we saw unrest overnight. >> sarah: police across the country say they've been dealing with increasing vandalism and aggressive behavior from these protesters. 7's kris anderson back now with breaking details. >> kris: christa, sarah, you saw a taste of that video there. have just coming into our newsroom now. portland, original orange, -- oregon police say at least 26 people were arrested during the protest that turn entered a riot last night. it started with about 4,000 people when they took to the streets for a second night of protests marching against donald trump. that peaceful protest quickly turned violent when those rioters who were armed with bats started smashing windows and televisions. the demonstrators threw objects at police. they lit firecrackers. they lit fires, including a
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officers started physically pushing back against the crowd as midnight approached. ultimately police used pepper spray and flash-bangs to force that crowd to finally disperse. people were protesting outside of the country, as well. take a look at. this hundreds marching through the streets of downtown vancouver in canada last night. the protesters gathering at the new trump international hotel & tower, and then they marched downtown where they blocked traffic in the streets. some held up signs that said, "build kindness, not walls," and "love trump's hate. back on twitter, and he's taking on some of these protesters. trump tweeting out, jt just had a very open and successful presidential election. now professional protesters incited by the media are still protesting. very unfair. " still unclear how long these protests are going to continue. >> sarah:>> christa: meantime, l company feeling the heat after standing by donald trump.
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on fire. for the latest on what happened, here's nancy chen. >> nancy: new balance has been getting a lot of backlash after showing its support for president-elect trump. a spokesperson feels that trump's win is a move in the right direction after the obama administration turned a deaf ear to them on trade policies. the internet very quick to react here. customers sharing their outrage on social media. some protesting the boston-based company by throwing their sneakers in the trash. you saw it there. others lighting themn the company later clarified their comments saying they meant the right direction in regard to trump's trade policy with the trans-pacific partnership and making shoes in the united states. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: two babson college students reportedly kicked out of their from ternty after allegedly driving through wellesley college waving a donald trump flag and antagonizing students. "the boston globe" reports the incident happened at hillary clinton's alma mater just hours after trump won the election.
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chapter called the students' actions detestable. in a statement the president of babson college said the behavior we are learning about is a serious concern. it is not in keeping with the high standards to which we hold ourselves as members of the babso community and certainly is in no way a reflection of the overall integrity of babson students. >> christa: and the president-elect may have said that bill belichick supported him, but when it comes to vote, it turns out the p tuesday's presidential election. according to the "herald," belichick has not voted at all in the past five years. the pats' coach changed his voter reg straying from nantucket to hingham in 2011. >> sarah: hillary clinton spotted for the first time since her concession speech. margaret and her 13-year-old daughter posing for this photo with the former presidential candidate yesterday. she spotted former president bill clinton and his wife while
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president clinton snapped the photo. the woman said hillary seemed to be in good spirits. >> i said something to her along the lines of, you know, all i wanted to do all day yesterday was hug you and tell you how proud i was to bring my daughter with me to vote for you, and, you know, she was very gracious and she hugged me and she couldn't have been any nicer. >> sarah: she says she hopes the photo can help ease people's fears. >> christa: and the second in orange has now died. joanna fisher passed away thursday. the 77-year-old an her husband were attacked last month inside of her home. 95-year-old thomas hardy was killed in that attack. two suspects still are behind bars in connection with it. >> sarah: police make a big bust in manchester, new hampshire. these nine were involved in distributing heroin and crack cocaine from an apartment in the city. officers found firearms at the
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being charged with resisting arrest. >> christa: and a car going up in flames in hingham. firefighters rushed to put out this fire in the hingham shipyard thursday afternoon. luckily no one was hurt. investigators have not said exactly what started the fire. and a brookline animal hospital evacuated after a hazardous scare. employees were forced to evacuate the hospital thursday morning after they started feeling dizzy and nauseous. police and fire crews showed up to check for any potential problems. >> we found some acceptable substances, which would normally be found in the hospital. and other than that the building was clerd to be reoccupied. >> christa: so 12 employees in total ended up being ill, but no one went to the hospital. >> sarah: new this morning janitors at harvard are prepared to strike. a union representing those workers voting to go on strike if they don't agree the a new labor contract by next tuesday. the two sides have been negotiating for the past month.
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pipeline project during a demonstration in downtown crossing. protesters chained themselves to the doors of a td bank on thursday morning. they say they did it because the bank is one of the companies helping to finance the controversial project. police arrested four people for distribute -- disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. >> christa: a dog getting attacked by an alligator in florida. police say her owners were taking her out for a walk when the g her into the water. one of the owners managed to pull the dog out of the water. >> you could see the tooth marks. >> there's in signs there saying there's alligators in this area. nobody cares. >> christa: so the dog is expected to recover and be okay. wildlife officials are working to try the remove that alligator. and crews fighting a brushfire in san diego last night that was pretty big. it's next to a residential neighborhood, but officials say
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point. fire crews are trying to stop the flames from spreading to power lines. >> sarah: in the buzz, the kardashian clan is growing. rob kardashian and his fianc?e have welcomed their baby girl. her name is dream renee kardashian. she was born on thursday and fittingly made her debut on social media last night. >> christa: prince harry and girlfriend meagan markel have returned from london. markel was seen leaving a grocery store in kensington before heading to the palace. public appearance since confirming his relationship with markel, and according to reports, she's expected to meet prince william and duchess kate over the weekend. >> sarah: the latest international trailer for "rogue one: a star wars story" has been released. it shows battle, the death star and darth vader. "rogue one: a star wars story" is due the hit theaters next month. i know you're super excited. you're right in there with j.r.,
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in the front row with our glasses on. >> sarah: you guys are in it. >> christa: the cleveland cavaliers making sure to make the most of their white house trip. >> sarah: players took part in the latest internet craze and managed to get the first lady involved in the act. take a look. michelle obama joined the team in participating in the mannequin challenge. this is cool. i love watching these. the cavs posted the video online thursday shortly after the reigning nba champions were honored by president obama. that is so cool. we need to do one of them here. >> christa: i love the lady. that is awesome. i don't know if i can stand still for that long, though. >> sarah: the hard part is blinking. you can't blink. when it's that close. >> christa: wren, she wants the try. this. >> wren: i'm definitely down for trying that. that looks fantastic. i think the blinking would be an issue. i definitely agree with you, sarah. today we're looking at breezy conditions. a wind advisory in effect for the cape. that's going to start this afternoon, wrapping up late tonight. but everybody will be looking at some pretty breezy conditions throughout the day today as the
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northwest. and actually temperatures falling into the afternoon. we'll see winds out of the northwest, as well, gusting up to around 30mph. >> sarah: stay with us, everybody. >> christa: we'll be right begin.
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>> christa: breaking news, fires burned. protesters take to the streets across the nation once again. they're voicing their anger against the president-elect. >> wren:>> kris: and trump takes washington. aboval office meeting with the president to plan for the future. >> we discussed a lot of different situations, some
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>> kris: now all eyes are on the transition of power. >> christa: plus a baby found dead. two adults found unconscious. now police are investigating the scene in marlborough. >> kris: and hollywood hits new england. the real-life story of a fighter coming to the big screen. >> christa: this is 7news "today in new england." it's friday, november 11th. it's veterans day. >> sarah: our veterans this morning. >> christa: absolutely, all the men and women who serve our nation, this is the day for them. >> kris: hopefully mother nature will cooperate so we can salute our veterans with good nature outside. >> wren: i do think mother nature will commemorate veterans just fine today. mostly sunny skies, but it's going to be breezy. if you're heading to any parades, make sure to bring a warm jacket. even a hat isn't a bad idea. wind gusts are up to 30mph for most of us. even breezier as you head to the cape. that's where a video advisory is
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late tonight wind gusts up to around 40mph possible. so breezy conditions today. we keep it breezy into tomorrow. temperature-wise, we're mild this morning. 44 degrees in worcester. 47 degrees in boston. really most of us in the mid to upper 40s. so above our average lows for this time. but we do have temperatures that will fall as this cold front to our northwest tracks further southeastward into new england. temperatures falling into the afternoon. i'll have more details on that as well as your weekend forecast right after the break. >> kris: so we like the mild weather. how about mild traffic conditions? >> danielle: it's probably not going the stay that ha way. we're blaming you, kris, for saying that. we had a disabled vehicle, apparently not there anymore. good news. there let's go to the maps. 93 and route 1 both looking good. that's that disabled vehicle that clearly just cleared. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, ten minutes this morning. so not seeing any delays there. south of town, route 3, 24 and
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framingham this morning. no issues on route 2 or route 3. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: breaking news this morning. >> kris: protests against president-elect donald trump continuing overnight. police in portland, oregon, say windows were smashed and fires were set. portland just one of the cities that saw the overnight trouble. hr president-elect is taking on protesters on twitter. let's go to sarah, who is tracking breaking details in our criminal room. sarah? >> sarah: guys, what started as protest quickly turned into riots on the streets of portland, oregon. 26 people are facing charges this morning. police say as many as 4,000 people took to the streets for a second night, marching against donald trump. the demonstrateors threw objects at police, broke window, lit firecrackers, and started a dumpster fire. things began to escalate as
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pushing back against the crowd at around midnight. ultimately police used pepper spray and flash-bangs to force the crowd to disperse. and people were protesting outside the country, as well. hundreds marched through the streets of downtown vancouver last night. the protesters gathered at the new trump international hotel & tower, then marched downtown, blocking traffic in the streets. somehow signs that said "build kindness, not walls," and "love trump's hate." the president-elec is b protesters. trump tweeting, "just had a very open and successful presidential election. now professional protesters incited by the media are protesting. very unfair." it's unclear just how long these protests will continue. in the control room, i'm sarah frech, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: the president-elect looking toward the future this morning. donald trump and president obama coming face to face at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. the two talking behind closed
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to capitol hill for some more meetings. 7's nancy chen here with more on what the two had to say to each other. >> nancy: chris, good morning to you. a day promoting a smooth trap six, even though the country remains divided. still, the president-elect wants to move forward with his policy agenda. >> thank you so much. donald trump trying to rebuild any bridges he burned on his way to the white house. >> i have great respect. the meeting lasted for almost an hour and a half, and it could it could have gone on for a lot longer. >> nancy: the closed-door, one-on-one white house meeting is a key step in starting the smooth transition between administrations. >> it is important for all of us regardless of party and regardless of political preferences to now come together, work together, to deep -- deal with the many challengs that we face. >> i very much look forward to dealing with the president in
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office visit, trump walked the halls of congress with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and got a look at where he'll be sworn in from house speaker paul ryan. his relationship with the republican leaders strained from the start, but now they're saying they're ready to work hand in hand with the president-elect. >> we had a fantastic, productive meeting about getting to work, pulling up our sleeves and going to work for the american people. >> nancy: as for trump, he's ready to get to work. >> we can't get started fast enough. for tea. the two reportedly took a tour and discussed raising children in the white house. and we're told most of the meeting yesterday focused on the president-elect's staffing and getting his administration organized. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. developing in marlborough right now, the death of an infant is being investigated after police found this child near two adults who were unconscious. let's go to jennifer eagan in marlborough.
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>> jennifer: christa, they are. the district attorney's office is releasing limited investigation on this case, except to say this is a criminal investigation. neighbors tell us this was a two-month-old boy. they want to know what happened here. state police spent hours taking pictures inside this home in marlborough and of this blue car while bagging potential evidence at the scene. investigators confirm a baby and two adults were fod >> this should never happen. it should never happen to a child like that. >> police got the 911 call just before noon yesterday. when they arrived, the baby was rushed to the hospital. >> it was shocking to see police cruisers on the street, never mind find out a young baby had died. >> jennifer: the unresponsive adults, a 19-year-old woman and 23-year-old man, are still in the hospital. >> kind of freaked out. usually nothing happens on this street. >> jennifer: neighbors say the woman is peruvian and lived here
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they seemed like happy family. i don't know what's going on. >> you don't like the hear about little kids being hurt or anything like that. >> jennifer: so the middlesex district attorney's office is investigating. the department of children and families says that they are also involved in this case. we're live in marlborough this morning, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: also on 7, a wild chase crossing state lines and coming to an end right here in massachusetts. here's some video here. it looks like from some surveillance c carjacking in connecticut. the chase ended with a crash in worcester. that's where we find 7's nicole oliverio live with more on this wild chase. nicole, good morning. >> nicole: kris, as you mention, it began in connecticut with two women being stabbed and carjacked. it ended when those two suspects crash entered a family's home right here on this dead end street. a car chase came to a crashing end in a worcester cul-de-sac
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>> i heard the cars coming through. then there was like 15 police cars. and then it was like crashed to my car like this. i saw it from the window upstairs. >> nicole: state police finally caught up to and arrested the two suspects, a man and woman from connecticut. after investigators there sent out a be on the lookout alert, troopers in massachusetts spotted the stolen s.u.v. and began chase. part of it call on a jewelry store surveillance camera. >> i just saw cop car after cop car flying down the street, like it's very unusual because it's a dead end. nobody really goes very fast. so that got my attention. >> nicole: investigators say the pair, both 21 years old, carjacked a vehicle in connecticut in the morning and then crashed. they then reportedly stole this s.u.v., stabbing and seriously injuring the two women inside. when mass state police noticed the s.u.v., police say the driver rammed into cruisers,
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barreling into family's driveway. >> i was afraid she would get in the house, because that's something she could have done. or she could have sort of like threatening the police with me or my daughter. >> nicole: fortunately nobody else here was hurt. state police did make an arrest, and that couple is expected to appear in court on monday. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: also this morning, an m.i.t. employee facing alarming allegations. gannon leblanc is accus impersonating an f.b.i. agent in a fellow ploy yes's arlington home. police arrested the 23-year-old after he knocked on the couple's door dressed as an f.b.i. agent asking to use the bathroom. prosecutors say leblanc was carrying fives, handgun, a stun gun and zip ties. >> christa: happen, today, president obama will be honoring the nation's veterans for the final time while he's in office. the president will place a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at an annual service at
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mourning the loss of leonard cohen. he is best known for his hit song "hallelujah," which has been covered hundreds of times. he was inducted into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame in 2008. no word yet on the cause of his death. cohen was 82 years old. >> christa: and still ahead on "today in new england," passengers on a boston bus forced to dial 911. now a driver is under investigation after police say he hit a car and just kept on driving. >> kris: plus bald eagles trapped. how the two birds were set free if a >> christa: and hollywood hitting providence. the big stars out in force as they bring a real-life fighter to the big screen. >> danielle:>> wren: and we're a mild start. temperatures in the upper 40s this morning. will those mild temperatures stay as we head into the weekend? that answer right after the break. >> danielle: and good morning, everyone. it's really quiet out there on the roads this morning. here's a look at the expressway. only ten minutes from braintree into boston. not watching any accidents out there. the "t" and commuter rail
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>> christa: okay. hopefully you get to sleep in today. aloft schools are asking. >> kris: i thought you were asking me. i'm like, no, i'm your lesson about tea this morning. never shake aer this mouse of tea. he has... >> kris: this is round two. the first one exploded. who knew? probably everybody except me. >> christa: he's got peppermint stew in there. you can drink with it a spoon. >> wren: i think i just bypass tea altogether and stick with coffee. today will be a really nice veterans day. our main concerns are going to be breezy conditions as well as the falling temperatures enter the afternoon. and a wind advisory in effect. that's for the cape this
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to be pretty breezy. winds changing from westerly winds to northwesterly winds as we do head into the afternoon. a cold front pushes through new england. that's where we'll see these breezy conditions. that's where we usher in some much cooler air. you can see where this front is located further to our northwest. some showers over in new york, vermont, new hampshire, looking at a couple showers. potentially some sprinkles maybe in northwestern massachusetts. but we're looking to stay dry here throughout most of the state and especially to our southeast. that front pus t it. temperatures in the mid-40s. even upper 40s in fitchburg. that's where we are here. boston at 47 degrees. really mild start actually, well above our average lows, which are in the low 40s, upper 40s. even though it's a mild start. temperatures are not going the warm up too much from here. by 10:00 low to mid-50s. boston veterans day parade, at 1:00 p.m., i do suspect temperatures are going the start to fall. and if not, they're falling too our northwest.
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condition, it's going the feel pretty cool. i'd make sure to have a jacket with you for the veterans day parade and maybe a stocking cap, as well. a ball cap probably not a great idea, seeing how windy we'll be. wind gusts up to 30mph throughout the day today and into the afternoon. cooler air pushing in from our northwest. after this front moves through. and take a closer look at our temperature change. our highs are going to be around the mid-50s, 55 degrees in bedford, 50 degrees in worcester, and first we push in that cold air there from the northwest. you can see to t you'll be first to see temperatures fall as early as the late morning hours. further to our southeast, temperatures fall later as we head into the afternoon, and by the time you head home from work, i do think many of us are in the mid to low 40s. definitely some cool weather headed our way. your 7 on 7 force showing temperatures in the mid to low 40s. we quickly rebound back back to 60 degrees and keeping things dry through monday. >> kris: time now for fast
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we like the see this. >> danielle: it's so quiet out there today. i think a lot of you have the day off to enjoy veterans day. nice and quiet on the roads. really not seeing any issues. let's go to the maps. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, just ten minutes. south of town, a lot of green on route 3, 24 and 95. the pike problem-free all the way back the framingham. route 2 and 3 looking good. and 93 no issues. back to 495. and heading into town on route 1, we're in good shape. let's take a will be at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the d from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. a pair of bald eagles now free after ending up getting stuck in a storm drain down in florida. roads had to be shut down during rush hour thursday as crews work to rescue these birds. en. one eagle was able to fly away. workers had to pull him out of that storm drain. initially some thought one bird
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eagles were fighting over territory. >> they tend to just fall. they get into a territory fall and they get locked. they lock and they fall. and they hang on for dear life. >> christa: so officials say the eagle that needed to be rescued is still being checked out just to make sure it's not badly injured. >> kris: i like the love story version of that better. >> christa: so much nicer. >> kris: it was a star-studded night in rhode providence premier. the movie "bleed for this" made its big-screen debut. it's centered around the story of a fighter who came back from a tragic accident to get back into the ring and fight again. nancy chen has more on this movie premier. >> nancy: kris, this movie was shot in rhode island. it takes place in the ocean state, so it was fitting that providence hosted the big premier. "bleed for this" hitting the big screen in one week, is the true story of world champion boxer
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but following a car accident, the boxer known as vinny paz, was told he would never walk again. however, he returned to the ring one year later and once again became a champion. thursday night paz walked the red carpet in providence. >> my girlfriend that you'll see here tonight was wiping tears out of my eyes. and ben young on my right-hand side, he was looking at me, he thinks he talks like me. i tell him, stop, miles, it's not funny. >> nancy: miles teller plays paz in the movie. >> vinny meant so much to the state of rhode island and his fans, so to have this moment while he's still got it together, it's great. very few people ever get a movie made about their life. >> nancy: aaron eckhart plays vinny's trainer. >> vinny had a dream of being a world champion after he broke his next. he had screws in his skull. against the advice of his doctors, his family, his trainer, he did it, and he's an inspiration to us all. >> nancy: paz tells us the film tells it like it is. >> greatest thing about it, the movie is really good. that's the greatest thing about it.
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opens in theaters all across the country next friday. in the newsroom, nancy chen, "today in new england." >> kris: still ahead, a patriot is getting his rock on. who gronk is challenging as he belts out an '80s's classic. >> christa: also tuukka rask back in net. will the bruins make it easy for him? we'll let you know. >> kris: and officials forced
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>> wren: welcome back. thanks for joining us this veterans day. your school bell forecast, looking to be a good day the wear some layers. this morning is quite mild for mid-november. we're in the mid to upper 40s throughout most of massachusetts. as we head into the lunch hour, outdoor recess looking to be a certainty for us here with plenty of sunshine, but a mix of
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still predominantly sunny. but as that front tracks through here this morning, early afternoon, a couple clouds associated with that. into the afternoon, temperatures actually fall. so again, layers are going to be a good idea because it's going to be breezy with temperatures dropping even into the mid-40s by the late afternoon. >> and new final for 7sports with trey daerr. >> trey: good morning. it's awfully rare in sports youe guy, but that's the case with the bruins and tuukka rask. rask back between the pipes last night. that's a good sign. so too was a four-goal first period. b's behind 1-0. they score the next five goals of the game, four of them in the first period coming courtesy of torey krug, austin czarnik, sergei bobrovsky and david krejci.
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>> we need it. we're going the need it down the stretch to win games. you can't rely on the same few players every night to produce because eventually, you know, they don't want it to, but eventually it's going to slow down a bit. it's important for any good team to have secondary scoring, so it was nice to see that. >> trey: according to the "boston herald's" jeff howe, dion lewis is on track to make his season debut for the seahawks. he needs to be reactivated from the physically unable to perform list first. the patriots now have room on the 53-man roster. advertises the advertise, kimberly boggus and mookie each picking up an award for the top offensive player in each position. that's it for sports. have a great day. >> kris: all right. patriots tight end rob gronkowski already the cover boy for the madden nfl football game this year. >> christa: now he's starring in a new commercial, as well. take a look. ? so give me a shot whoa, you're half-way there ? whoa oh, you need another player my giant hands... ?
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a better day after watching this. laugh a it willful he's doing a jon bon jovi impersonation. he's performing a parody of "living on a prayer." the song is called "catching with flair." >> kris: you can catch gronk and his teammates on sunday night football. 7news is your home for the patriots' super bowl rematch against the seahawks. we get things started at 7 on the side fol led by kickoff at 8:30 on 7 nbc. >> christa: much more ahead at 6:30, including some twin trouble. babies born on the cape, but who is the oldest one? >> kris: and this morning an mbta bus driver is facing charges. why his passengers had to call 911. >> kris: and a suspect being sought after a teen is knocked to the ground while on her way to a bus stop on the cape. we'll have all the details when
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>> christa: break overnight, rioting on the streets of portland, oregon. anti-donald trump demonstrations turning dangerous. >> wren: >> kris: a bus driver under investigation. passengers call 911 after they say he hit a car and kept going. >> christa: and a teen attacked. police searching for a suspect when a walk to the school bus turns violent. >> kris: plus calling in biker back-up. a show of support for a little boy hit bye. motorcycle, what else could a little boy want or ask for? >> kris: the way his community is standing by his side. >> christa: a moose on the loose too close for comfort. officials stepping in to move him to safety. >> kris: and some fun with the first lady. king james and company strike a pose as the nba champs take over the white house. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> kris: don't worry. coffee is on its way. >> christa: okay. good.
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if only, right? i'm kris anderson. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. a flurry of activity here behind the scenes. >> kris: always. that's what makes it fun, keeps it interesting. >> kris:. >> christa: it is veterans day today. a lot of people off of work and school. how is it looking, wren? >> wren: no complaints. we'll see some sunshine as the cool front pushes through. we'll see through the morning and the afternoon, but still mostly sunny throughout the day today. our main concern for your veterans day is going to be temperatures into the afternoon. we do have a wind advisory in effect throughout the cape this afternoon. through late tonight, but everybody is looking at some breezy conditions as the cold front to our northwest pushes further to our southeast. so temperatures are going to be first to fall in northwestern massachusetts. last to fall in southeastern massachusetts across the cape. but still pretty cool conditions as we head into the afternoon. you're 7 on 7 forecast showing breezy conditions all day long. temperatures in the low 50s. even upper 40s by around 2:00 p.m.
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let's check traffic. i'm guessing it's light today, danielle >> danielle: it's very light out there today. here's 93. it doesn't usually look like this heading into the 7:00 hour. so good news if you're getting ready to head out the door. the roads are looking pretty good. let's head to the maps. 93 and route 1 heading into boston. mostly green. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. just ten minutes. a lot of glen south of town on route 3, 24 and 95. the pike problem-free in both direction, and no issues on route 2 or route 3. take a look at those d t out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. and the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: all right. danielle, thank you. let's get to some breaking news overnight. protests out in portland, oregon, turning violent. about 4,000 people took to the streets overnight. now, of those thousands of people, some rioters broke windows of businesses. they lit fires in the street and
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we've learned that 26 people were arrested in connection with that unrest overnight. and now checking the day's other top stories, police are now continuing to investigate after an infant dies in marlborough. investigators say this two-month-old boy was found with two unresponsive adults inside a home thursday morning. right now those two people are still in the hospital. and a woman and man are now facing charges after a wild chase from connecticut into worcester. state police say the suspect stole two vehicles and stabbed two womenn when state troopers spotted the stolen s.u.v. in worcester, police say the driver rammed into some cruisers before barreling into a driveway. police say the women who were stabbed should recover. >> kris: right now an mbta bus driver is under investigation after officials say he hit a car and just kept on going. passengers on that bus called 911. when they noticed something wasn't right. 7's victoria warren live this morning with more on what happened here. vicki?
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really scary situation for these passengers. they were on the bus. they were driving on this road here in melrose when police say the driver crashed into a parked car. but the bus kept going. and it wasn't until these passengers got to stoneham that police were able to catch up with the bus. passengers on this mbta bus calling 911 after police say the driver crashed into a parked car and just kept going. that crash happened in melrose, and in this surveillance video, up to the bus in stoneham. police now investigating to see if the driver was under the influence of prescription drugs. sky7 over the scene. the 12 people who were on the bus safely got off. none of them were hurt. they got on another waiting bus while transit police continued investigating. the mbta says the drivers worked for them for 12 years. he's now accused of leaving the scene of an accident. the damage to the parked car in melrose described as minor.
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investigation is going on, this man will not be driving any bus, abhe will be summoned to court. live this morning in melrose, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: thank you, vicki. a girl was walking to the school bus when she was thrown to the ground. let's check in with sarah for more details on this attack. >> sarah: christa, police are saying a teenager was assault the call coming in just before 7:00 thursday morning. according to officers, the girl was walking along puritan road when she was grabbed from behind around the neck and thrown to ground by an unknown man. a witness saw the incident and began screaming and then that man ran off. >> we are treating it as an assault and battery on a juvenile. there's no indication that there was any attempted abduction or anything like that. but it is concerning. >> sarah: police say the man took off in a light-colored
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in the newsroom, i'm sarah french, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: new details now. a judge ruling that statements a woman made to police can be used in her manslaughter trial. 20-year-old michelle carter alongedly sent conrad roy text messages encouraging him to commit suicide. carter claimed her statements to the police were illegally obtained because she was not told that she had a right to an attorney. >> sarah: the couple who filed a wrongful death lawsuit over the death o baby being awarded $4 million. they say their irish nanny is responsible for the child's death in 2013. a murder charge was dropped against aisling brady mccarthy last year after a medical examiner later ruled the baby's death as undetermined. the couple's lawyer says the nanny doesn't have that money, but they don't want her to profit from a book or movie deal. >> christa: environmental police tracking down a moose on the loose our in springfield. officers spotted the animal walking around in someone's backyard last night.
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environmental police eventually released it back into the woods. >> kris: a state trooper and his wife welcoming twin boys into the world. love this story. pretty unique. there's a bit of a controversy between the two in the future. the twins were born sunday at a cape cod hospital. however, because of daylight saving time, the two brothers will have to fight over who is really older. samuel was been at 1:39 a.m. his brother ronan was born half an hour later, but since the clocks jumped back an hour, ronan's birth certificate actually >> christa: so who gets the bragging rights on that one? mom and dad know who really came out first. >> sarah: such a weird story. such a cute story. >> christa: still ahead, get ready to strike a pose. the cleveland calves and the nation's first lady getting in on a hot new internet trend. >> sarah: plus bikers backing up a young new hampshire boy. love this story, too. how they stood by his side after he was the target of some hateful messages. >> christa: and the music world remembering an iconic
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>> kris: a local motorcycle club showing support for a little boy in their community. this boy and his mother have been the recent targets of racial slurs and vandalism at their home in derry, new hampshire. >> christa: but some bikers are making a grand gesture by giving the second-grader a special ride. his name is eze stimson. he's 7 years old and he has 17 new friends thanks to the manchester motorcycle club. on thursday he got a surprise at school when they picked him up, the club did at school. they took him to get some frozen yogurt. >> my mother-in-law called me on your streets." i go, "no, it's not going to." i found the house, went to the house. i knocked on the door and said, "hey, i want to do something." >> it makes me feel great. >> christa: that must have been so fun for him. the club says they want the second grader to know his community cares about him. eze's mom says she wants him to know the world is filled with good people. >> kris: and he met 17 of those good people there. >> christa: and he looks great in that leather jacket. >> kris: the shades on. pretty neat story. so know and go is up next.
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employee who was arrested after he's accused of posing as an f.b.i. agent. >> reporter: an we're live in marlborough this morning where the district attorney's office is investigating after a baby was found unresponsive in this home and passed away at the hospital. we'll have the latest coming up. >> an we're live in worcester. a car chase that begins in connecticut comes to a crashing end in this cull that second. we'll hear from the woman whose car was hit straight ahead. >> christa: and following breaking news this protesting against donald trump breaking out in portland oregon. some of it turning violent.
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>> it's 6:45. breaking overnight. protests in portland turn violent. this morning the president-elect is speaking out. >> reporter: plus a a baby is dead, two adults in the hospital. >> reporter: cuffed and in custody. a chase that began in connecticut ends right here in worcester. >> christa: it's friday. it's 6:45. time for your day's top stories. >> kris: we want to start with traffic and weather. here's wren clair with a check of today but also the important weekend forecast. any plans? >> wren: it's looking pretty nice. your veterans day will be breezy. we'll see some sunshine keeping things dry. a wind advisory in effect across
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everybody will see those breezy conditions. temperature-wise, again new york complaints. very mild for mid-november. 47 degrees currently in boston. 47 degrees in nashua. a little bit chillier in jaffrey in the mid-40s. pretty mild again. temperatures-wise, though, we'll cool down. we can see some cooler temperatures with your travel forecast a few degrees in chicago. 48 degrees in detroit. an we're looking at temperatures in the mid-60s for highs. we actually have some cool air pushing in from the northwest behind a cold front. you can see that cold front currently to our northwest showers across vermont, northern new hampshire. these are going to push further to our southeast. we are looking the stay dry. what we're expecting in relation to this front is really just going to be falling temperatures into the afternoon and very breezy conditions. so far any of you heading out the a veterans day parade today, count on windy conditions. wind gusts up to around 30, even 30mph. temperatures around 53 degrees by 1:00. but i do suspect temperatures are going the start falling by the early afternoon into the mid to upper 40s by the late
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headed our way. good news is we'll they dry with plenty of sunshine. >> kris: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh and a will be at the roadways. >> danielle: the roads have been very quiet for your friday. let's go to the maps. we're watching one incident. a truck was towing a trailer on route 1 southbound at copeland circle and somehow lost the trailer behind it. so that's causing a bit of an issue on route 1 southbound. other than that, braintree to expressway, only ten minutes. so you're in good shape this morning. route 3, 24 and 95 all looking good. the pike problem-free in both directions. no issues on route 2 or route 3. take a look at those drive times if you're going ready to head out the door. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, just 11 minutes. 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes, as well. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> kris: breaking news this morning.
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in portland, oregon, overnight. people hitting the streets to voice their outrage over the election of donald trump. some of those demonstrators took it a little far. they broke windows and started setting fires. >> christa: police say this started as a peaceful protest and turned into a riot. they took several people into custody. let's go to 7's sarah french in the control room. >> sarah: what started as protests quickly turn entered riots on the streets of portland, oregon. police say as many as 4,000 people took to the streets for a second night marching against donald trump. right now we' people were arrested in connection with the unrest. the demonstrateors threw objects at police, breck window, lit firecrackers and started a dumpster fire. and people were protesting outside the country, as well. hundreds marched through the streets of downtown vancouver last night. the protesters gathered at the new trump international hotel & tower. then they marched downtown blocking traffic in the streets. some held signs that said "build
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the president-elect is back on twitter taking on the protesters, an initial treat blamed the media for inciting protest, but hours later trump is changing his tune. he says, "love the fact that the small group of protesters last night have passion for our great country. we will all come together and be proud." it's unclear just how long these protests will continue. in the control room, i'm sarah french, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: meantime, the president-el donald trump and president obama coming face the face at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. the two talking behind closed doors for about an hour and a half. let's go to 7's nancy chen with more on what happened there. >> nancy: christa, the president-elect is easy to start moving forward. busy day for president-elect yesterday in d.c. donald trump walking the walls in congress alongside house speaker paul ryan. getting a look at where he will be sworn in come january. the big meeting was trump
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meeting in the oval office to work on the transition between the two presidencies. we're told most of the meeting focused on the public president-elect's staffing and getting his administration organized. >> it is important for all of us, regardless of party, regardless of political preferences, to now come together, work together, to deal with the many challenges that we face. >> we discussed a lot of different wonderful and some difficulties. i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including council. >> nancy: the current and future first ladies also came together at the white house for tea. melania trump getting tips on raising children in the white house from michelle obama. the trumps have a son barron who is 10. the president and mrs. obama
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malia. >> christa: local sneaker company new balance facing backlash after showing support for donald trump. customers were quick to react after one of the company's vice presidents called trump's win a step in the right direction. as you see, some have burned their shoes. others threw them in the trash. >> kris: two babson college students kicked out of that fraternity after driving through wellesley college waving a donald trump flag and antagonizing students there. the "boston globe" reports the clinton's alma mater just hours after trump won the election. the sigma phi epsilon national chapter called the students's actions abhorrent. in a statement, the president of babson said, "the behavior we're learning about is important. it's not in keeping to the high standards of which we hold ourselves as members of the babson community. and it's certainly in no way a reflection of the overall integrity of ban isn't students." developing in marlborough, a
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7's jennifer eagan is live this morning with more. >> jennifer: kris, neighbors tell us this baby was a two-year-old boy. the district attorney's office tells us they were called to 43 harrison place just before noon yesterday. a 19-year-old woman and 23-year-old man were found unresponsive along with the baby, who was also unresponsive. the infant was pronounced dead at the hospital. the two adults were rushed to the hospital, as well, and remain there the district attorney's office is not releasing very much information on this case. detectives were here for hours, into the night last night, taking pictures inside the home as well as outside the home and collecting evidence. they were also taking a look at this car here that's parked out on the street, this blue car parked out here on harrison place. the department of children and families is calling this a criminal case. they say they are also involved. live in marlborough this
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>> christa: also on 7, suspects leading police on a chase past two states. it started in connecticut and crossed into massachusetts. the chase ended with a crash in worcester, which is where we find 7's nicole oliverio with more this morning. nicole? >> nicole: well, christa, as you mention, it began in connecticut when this couple allegedly carjacked two women, stabbing them, but it all ended in this worcester cul-de-sac. the suspects couldn't get much further when they came down this street, slamming into this family's blue cr-v t here in the driveway. according to mass state police, they caught up to and arrested the two suspect, man and woman from connecticut, after investigators there sent out a be on the lookout alert. troopers here in massachusetts then spotted the stolen s.u.v. and began chase. part of it was actually caught on a jewelry store surveillance. the suspects, though, couldn't get away after turn entering a worcester neighborhood. investigators say the pair, both 21 years old, carjacked a vehicle in connecticut in the morning, crashed, then
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stabbing the two women who were inside of the car. so when mass state police troopers spotted the s.u.v., police say the driver rammed into cruisers before again barreling into this blue car you see here inned driveway. nobody in this worcester home was hurt. those two suspects were arrested and will appear in coward on monday. live in worcester, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: also this morning, an m.i.t. employee facing some alarming allegations. gannon leblanc is accused of impersonating an f.b.i. a arlington home. police arrested this 23-year-old after they say he knocked on the couple's door, dressed as an f.b.i. agent, asking to use the bathroom, but get this, prosecutors say leblanc was also carrying knives, a handgun, a stun gun, and zip ties. >> christa: happening today on this veterans day, president obama will honor the nation's veterans for the final time while he's in office. the president will pay tribute by placing a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at an annual service at arlington national cemetery.
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mourning the loss of a legend leonard cohen has died. the musician best known for his hit song "hallelujah," which has been covered hundreds of times. he was 82 years old and inducted into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame in 2008. reaction has been pouring inch bette midler tweeted, "leonard cohen has died. another magical voice. jennifer hudson wrote, relationship, leonard cohen. thank you for your dedication the music and writing one of my favorite songs to sing, trump wasn't the only notable guest at the white house on thursday. the 2016 nba champion cleveland cavaliers also stopped by to visit president obama. lebron james was a big supporter of hillary clinton, as was in the news, but the nba all-star didn't run into donald trump while he was there on the same day. the event ended with the president getting a personalized cavs' jersey right there. and check out this freeze frame. the cavs taking the mannequin challenge. they were joined by a special guest, wait for it, first lady
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on... there she is with lebron james taking a selfie. they did a really good job. i don't see a blink in there whatsoever. that looks a lot harder than... well, easier than it probably is is what i'm trying the say. >> kris: you have to take a couple takes. you know that one person that laughs when you're done. >> wren: that would be me, definitely. we'll have to try that after the show. looksik today for your veterans day forecast, pretty pleasant. windy, though. that's going to be the main headline for us today. we already have a wind advisory in effect across the cape. starting this afternoon, wrapping up late tonight, but it's going to be breezy throughout new england as the cold front to our northwest tracks further to our southeast. that's also going to have dropped temperatures throughout the afternoon. good news, we stay dry. plenty of nine for your veterans day parades and into the afternoon, count on some dropping temperatures. >> anchor: all right.
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good morning. breaking news. anti-trump protests break out again in cities coast to coast overnight. one demonstration in portland, oregon turning violent. police calling it a riot using flash grenades on the crowd. donald trump back to tweeting. at he's saying about the protesters this morning. making peace. >> if you succeed, then the country succeeds. >> the president and president-elect meet for the first time in the oval office. >> i very much look forward to dealing with the president. >> the first lady and first lady to be sitting down over tea. this morning, what was said behind closed doors. and nbc news exclusive. who could fill key positions in

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