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>> christa: in natick police say man found three threatening letters referencing the election on his doorstep. >> sarah: and the patriots lose to the seahawks. it came down to a play at the goal line this morning. gronk is speaking out about that final play. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp in need of a throat lozenge. >> sarah: i think i have >> christa: let's got to wren clair. maybe you can rescue me. >> wren: i can offer you a beautiful day. beautiful sunrise ahead. no clouds in the sky right now. plenty of sunshine here today. we have some chilly temps out there. worcester actually warmer than yesterday at this time. the higher elevation locations as well as the coastal locations pretty milding but take a look at these low-lying areas. norwood 15 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time at 20 degrees. is some of us are certainly chilly, feeling like winter.
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forecast, it's going the feel like early fall. temperatures more than 10 degrees above average. we continue that persian gulf weather we saw over your weekend with plenty of sunshine through the day and temperatures soaring into the mid to low 60s. our situation changes rather abruptly as we head into tomorrow. i'll take a closer look right after the break. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. so far is good if you're getting let's go to the maps. a couple work crews out there heading into town on route 93 this morning. other than that you're in pretty good shape. we'll wrap things up as we head into the 5: 00 hour. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, ten minutes this morning. south of town, route 3, 24 and 95 all looking good. the pike fine all the way back to framingham and route 2 and 3 in good shape this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. braintree toes be northbound on the expressway, again, just ten minutes. 12 minutes enter town on the
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3 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. and "t" and commuter rail starting your monday morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: we start out with breaking news out of belmont where tire -- fire tears through an empty building at mclean hospital. fire crews are still trying to get those flames under control. >> sarah: john cuoco is on the phone with the very latest. >> john: on scene here in belmont, we're looking at the little bit, but you can see smoke just pouring out of the top of this building. a lot of first responders are here on scene. i'm watching one ladder truck here just dumping water on the top of this building. we're told this is a vacant building here on the mclean hospital property. the cambridge fire department is also here trying to help put this fire out. it's still way too early to know how this fire started or where exactly this fire started.
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we're till gathering more details, but fire crews working very hard the try to put this fire out. we can see some flames still flickering out of the top, but mostly there's just a lot of smoke here pouring from the top of the building. of course, when we get more details here, we'll make sure to bring them right to you guys. >> sarah: president-elect donald trump giving his first tv interview since winning the white house, and trump covered a wide range of topics from his sear justice to his immigration plan. >> we're losing this country. we're losing this country. that's why i won the election. and by the way, won it easily. i won easily. >> sarah: trump also discussed how he will conduct himself as the nation's president. 7's jennifer eagan joins us now with more from the interview. >> jennifer: sarah, trump was asked if he's going to rein in the rhetoric. he says it depends on the situation.
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be rougher." trump also touched on his priorities in office. >> i've done a lot of big things. i've never done anything like this. >> jennifer: donald trump talking to "60 minutes" about what it's like to be president. >> it took your breath away? >> a little bit. a little bit. i realize this is a whole different life for me now. >> jennifer: but not everyone is happy with the result. >> we reject the president-elect. >> jennifer: protests in cities around the tom have turned violent. there are also reports of threats and violence named at minorities since the election. >> i am so saddened to hear that. and i say, stop it. if it helps, i will say this, an i'll say it right to the camera, stop it. >> jennifer: the billionaire businessman saying he will not accept the president's salary of $400,000 a year. >> the answer is.
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>> jennifer: trump also opening up about his supreme court nomination. >> i'm pro-life. the judges will be pro-life. general general and his campaign promise about appointing a special prosecutor to prosecute hillary clinton. >> i'll think about it. i want to focus on jobs, hillary clinton, and the border and immigration and doing a really great immigration bill. >> jennifer: the president-elect talking about his immigration plans. >> what we are going t get the people who are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, we have a lot of these people, probably two million, could even be three million, we're getting them out of our country or we're going to incarcerate. >> jennifer: trump says there may be changes to the border wall he promised to build. >> wow would accept a fence? >> for certain areas i would, but certain areas a wall is appropriate. i'm very good at this. this is called construction. >> jennifer: as for his often
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presence is not going anywhere, but he will use it in a "very restrained manner." in the control room, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: also this morning, the trump white house is starting to take shape. the president-elect naming the former rnc chair reince priebus as white house chief of staff. insiders say priebus should be a reassuring presence to republican establishment still uncertain about what a trump white house will actually look like. meantime, steve bannon, trump's former campaign c.e.o., w b councilor to the president. that appointment is prompting some outrage because bannon was head of the conservative breitbart web site where he promoted racist, sexist and anti-semitic conspiracy theories. outgoing new hampshire senator kelly ayotte has been added to trump's list for candidates of secretary of defense. the current list includes general mike flynn and alabama senator jeff sessions.
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threatening letters left on one man's doorstep referencing the election. the incident is being investigated as a possible hate crime. 's victoria warren is live in natick with more. >> victoria: natick police taking this very seriously. they're investigating this. they consider it a possible hate crime, and it's extremely alarming, they say, because this man has received two letters so far and the letters are referencing he needs to act before he receives a a hate crime investigation in natick. these letters filled with racial slurs and threats left on man's doorstep. handwritten letter references clearing out the white house. a typed letter named donald trump. the letters tell the man that indicate sick a white-only town and then go on the target his black and latino roommates. one of the letters even threatens to kill them saying, "these letters are warnings" and the homeowner doesn't want to
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the letters were dropped off late last week. the man called 911 and police say they are taking this seriously and investigating it as a hate crime. natick police say these kind of threats are something they will not tolerate. they say if you know anything about these letters, they would like the hear from you. live this morning in natick, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: also happening today, a florida man arrested in connection with a deadly headed to court. police arresting this man in south carolina on sunday. he's charged with being an accessory after the fact. last tuesday two boys found the victim shot in the woods. he died later at a hospital on friday. >> sarah: two suspects in a multi-state carjacking case set to appear in court today. police say the suspects attacked and stabbed two women in connecticut before taking off to massachusetts. the chase ended in a worcester cul-de-sac. the suspects crashed into a parked car.
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woman facing charges in connection with a deadly hit-and-run that happened in taunton. investigators say that the teen hid hith a bicyclist at an intersection thursday and then took off. the 36-year-old man was killed. and a second suspect is charged with being an accessory after the fact. >> sarah: the patriots coming off a tough loss. this time it was the seahawks who stole -- stonewalled the pats at the goal line with seconds remaining. this morning everyone is talking about the final play and a no call for pass >> and all kinds of action in the end zone. they look for a flag. they see none. chancellor with the coverage, and seattle's going to win it. >> sarah: in the rematch of super bowl 49, the game once again decided on the one-yard line. but this time new england was the team that failed to score in the closing seconds. >> i thought it was as competitive a game as you can get, unfortunately we couldn't
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connect with rob gronkowski on fourth and goal. there was contact between gronk and kam chancellor but no flag was thrown. >> it is what it is. i'm not here to make excuses to say that was a p.i. we just lost the game. >> sarah: chancellor did get penalized for a hit he delivered to brady in the third quarter. he hit t.b. 12's right leg. the q.b. was hobbled the leave the game. >> it's a little sore, but like i said, a lot of guys are pretty sore. >> sarah: the pats lost 31-24, their first loss since brady returned from his suspension. >> they have very good players, so it makes it tough, but we have plenty of chances. we just. .. our execution wasn't as good as it needed to be. >> sarah: with the loss, the pats are now 7-2. >> you have to keep moving forward and look forward to san francisco. >> sarah: the pats look to get back in the win column sunday
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san francisco. >> christa: always a tough loss when it's at home like that. >> sarah: especially. >> christa: and the second one this season, too. we're just getting started this monday. an alarming attack. a convenience store employee speaking out after a terrifying robbery in brockton. >> sarah: plus a marlborough dad breaks his silence after the death of his son. the last thing he remembers before waking up. >> christa: time for this week's "who did it better." he's fast on the field, but can pats' running back james white keep up with bri in the we'll let you know. >> wren: we've seen a dry stretch of weather, but we have some moisture working up the's earn seaboard. i'll have those details right after the break. >> danielle: and good morning. happy monday, everyone. here's a look at the expressway this morning. so far no issues out there. the "t" and commuter rail both running on schedule.
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>> christa: good morning. it's 5:15 if you're just joining us. if you looked up last night, you might not have seen it. the super moon was lighting up the night sky. this year it will look bigger than at any point in the past 68 years. >> sarah: very cool. >> christa: super moon. >> sarah: a few of our viewers got some great pictures of the super moon. eric got this up-close shot with a telescope. >> christa: incredible. looking yellow in ipswich. that looks foreboding. >> sarah: and emily captured this photo of the super moon behind some trees. if you missed it. you can catch the moonshining bright because the sun is not quite up yet. >> christa: this is supposed to happen for the next couple nights. my eight-year-old is the one who brought my attention to it. >> wren: i think the last couple nights will probably be better than the next couple nights. hopefully you did see it. i think it would be hard to miss
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full moon as of this morning. temperature-wise, pretty mild in boston. low 40s feeling like we're in the mid-30s. winds out of the south-southwest. we have an area of low pressure that's going to bring us some rain into tomorrow. today is going to be a continuation of that beautiful weekend weather that we saw yesterday. showers do return tomorrow as low pressure moves up the east coast. and as we head into tomorrow, as well, we're also looking at king tides. so very high tide tomorrow. more photos of the super moab again. last night was a great night to view it. thank you for sending these photos in. we love getting them. a quick look at these king tides. these will be high astronomical tides. an on-shore wind mission to this as that area of low pressure moves up the east coast tomorrow means we could be looking at highs upward of half a foot higher than usual. this is going to be a particularly high by tomorrow
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coastal flooding into wednesday. but really not a huge concern. we could have a couple pockets of moderate coastal flooding, most of it should remain minor for us. temperatures this morning are quite varied. 15 degrees cooler. yesterday at this time in bedford, worcester actually warmer. you can see those higher elevation locations. same situation along the coast. we're a with bit more moderate. lower elevations downright chilly. temperatures 20 in norwood. 21 in orange. upper 40s in fitchburg and we're in the low so seasonable, a little above average for us in boston this morning. highs today in the mid-60s. we drop back to normal highs for us by tomorrow. an we're right back the above-average temperatures into the rest of you week. the end temperatures trend mild. cloud cover thickens up out ahead of that next frontal system, which brings us the chance for rain tomorrow. a slight chance for showers in the morning. a better chance as we head enter the afternoon. we're looking at a couple pockets of heavy rain possible
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around an inch of rain by tomorrow evening. still a slight chance for a couple showers into wednesday morning. take a look at these temperatures. well above average even into next weekend. >> sarah: donald trump's big election victory isn't sitting well with everyone. wanda sykes drew boos from the audience at a charity event in boston over the weekend when she criticized the president-elect. jennifer eagan has more. >> jennifer: wanda sykes went on an say. >> how can you say he's not racist? how can you say he's not homophobic? >> jennifer: this event was at t.d. garden. sykes started the anti-trump rant a few minutes into her send, blasting the president-elect and saying she was shocked that he won. she answered those boos by swearing at the crowd. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: coming up next on 7news, a neighborhood in chelmsford gets a wild surprise,
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the backyard. >> christa: and there's important health news about something that's probably in your medicine cabinet right now. what a new study is revealing about side effects from some of the most common pain relievers
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>> wren: take a look at the supermoon. it's 13% larger and 14% brighter than a regular moon. it has been phenomenal. this morning we're still seeing it. tonight you might catch a glimpse of it. but you will have more cloud cover headed into tonight. right new clear skies an calm winds. we're looking at varied temperatures this morning. 15 degrees cooler than yesterday this afternoon. higher elevations are warmer. take a look at these temperatures from 20 degrees in norwood to 32 near boston. >> christa: okay. thank you. it's monday.
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coming up next week, hard to believe, right? bri is getting into the holiday spirit with patriots' running back james white. pay attention because you have to decide who did it better. >> the 20, the 15, the 10. touchdown for james white. >> bri: he may be fast on the field, but this week we're seeing how quick running back james white is in a cranberry bog. how do you feel about this challenge in. >> i'm really excited. i've never done anything like this before. it will be a challenge for me. hopefully i can win. >> bri: our job from the day, see how many cranberries we can harvest from this ocean spray cranberry bog in just two minutes. i heard there are snakes and spieders in there. three, two, one. get you waders on. this was booby-trapped. i had nothing to do with it. how long does it take you to suit up for a game? all right. he's in the water.
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he is quick. you got one minute. one minute left. oh, man. i got my work cut out for me. how deep it is? how does it feel? can you prepare me? >> it's not too deep. >> bri: you're slowing down a little bit. three, two, one. oh, that was nice. post-game wrap-up: how do you feel about your performance? >> i did all right. there's always room for improvement. let's see what you can do. >> bri: here we go. >> three, two >> bri: get the waders on. >> the jeans might slow you down. >> bri: that's so true. >> pretty smooth. >> bri: in these waders. >> there you go. >> bri: okay. >> there you go. >> bri: heavier than i thought. oh, my goodness. >> good job, good job. >> bri: can i get another scooper? >> i thought you said you weren't athletic. >> bri: i know. i got to make it. >> is that legal?
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>> bri: i haven't seen any snakes yet. i think i scared them away. >> i think she might have me beat all right. >> bri: shoot. two minutes is a long tile. >> see if you can get another scoop in there. three, two, one... close. >> bri: that was tough. oh, my gosh. and after our two minutes were up, it was time to compare. i don't know. i think you get style points for being the most supportive challenger. >> but i think you won the challenge. >> bri: sweet pete, we'll see who did it better. >> sarah: it's up to you to decide who did it better at whdh.com. we'll have your results tomorrow morning. that was a fun one. >> christa: i feel like when i have my cranberry sauce at thanksgiving time, it will conjure up a lot of images. dozens of wildfires burning in
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some of these flames. >> sarah: plus man accused of going on a dangerous drive in new hampshire. why police say he never should have been behind the wheel. >> christa: strong aftershocks continue to rock new zealand after a powerful earthquake that
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ism now at 5:30, armed, dangerous and on the run. brockton police searching for a ec in and put a gun to a clerk's head and rob the store. >> christa: and the father of a baby found unresponsive inside a home in marlborough is now speaking out. the last thing he says he remembers before police arrive. >> sarah: and families keeping an eye out after this black bear was seen wandering around chelmsford. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> christa: good morning on monday. it's a monday morning. thanks for waking up with us. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: i'm sarah french. let's send it over the wren
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hey there, wren. >> wren: you have a couple minutes left to sue the super moon. we're still looking at dark skies right now. sunrise time around 6:25 for us. some sunshine headed our way again today. a couple more glimpse of that super moon, which has within fantastic. clear skies, calm winds this morning means varied temps for us. radiational cooling. you can see higher elevation spots warmer and lower elevation spots norwood much cooler. 20 degrees in norwood. 44 in worcester. temperatures will warm up pretty nicely for us again. similar to yesterday. back into the mid to low 60s. i'll take a closer look at our rainy forecast as we head enter tomorrow after the break. >> christa: okay. now to danielle gersh with fast track traffic. >> danielle: the expressway, take a look. so far so good on the roads. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. let's go to the maps. south of town, a lot of green on
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out the door this morning, you're in good shape. the pike fine back the framingham. route 2 and 3 looking good. 93 heading be boston, no issues. problem-free on route 1, as well. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 10 minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes this morning. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: let's check out some breaking news first up on a monday morning. fire tearing through flames can be seen shooting through the roof and windows. right new fire crews are still trying to get those flames under control. a check of the day's other top stories. police in natick are now investigating a possible hate crime. investigators say that someone left two letters containing threats and racial slurs on someone's doorstep last week. officials also say the letters referenced the presidential election as justification for their actions. and a 19-year-old woman is facing charges in connection
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happened in taunton. according to investigators, the teen hit a bicyclist at an intersection thursday and then took off. a 36-year-old man was killed. and a second suspect is charged with accessory after the fact. the pats are hoping to bounce back after losing at home to the seahawks. new england had a chance to win late in the game, but tom brady couldn't complete a fourth-down pass to rob gronkowski in the end zone, so the pats lost it with the final score being 31-24. they take on the 49ers in sa >> sarah: right now brockton police are looking for pair of armed and dangerous robbers. investigators say the two were wearing masks when they robbed a woman at a gas station. jennifer eagan has more on the search for the suspects. >> christa: >> jennifer: safe are, police are searching for the suspects. a terrifying robbery at gunpoint. >> i thought i was going to die. jennings cristy palmolive staken
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into this gas station on friday night. she says the men were wearing mask, one carrying a gun, the other a knife. >> they kept asking, where is the money? where is the money? give us the money. >>. >> jennifer: she says she was pushed into a corner and opened the register while they pointed a gun and knife at her. >> i couldn't believe it in the beginning. i thought i was going to be hurt, be in the hospital or be dead. i thought they were going to shoot me or stab me. j couple hundred dollars... >> i got on the ground like that. >> jennifer:...they forced her to the floor before stealing cash out of her purse and cigarettes. palmolive says since the robbery she's not taking any chances, closing the front door early and doing business at the window. >> i'm still scared. i get this feeling that it might be a thief or it might come in to help me. >> christa: police say the
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station security cameras during first robbery, which is why the second one was not caught on camera. in the control room, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: police are investigating a accident in lowell. you can see the car flipped over the barricade early this morning. no word yet if anyone was injured in that crash. >> christa: and new this morning, a man whose five-week-old son died is now talking. in an interview with the "globe," sergey albert sugst an unknown substance. police found the couple and their son unresponsive. sadly the infant later died. albert told the "globe," "i did not think i was going the black out. i don't think any logical person would think, let's do this and black out and almost die. i made a mistake, but i don't want to be painted like i'm a baby murderer." first responders used narcan.
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filed. >> sarah: happening today, the man who allegedly fired a gun enter a chelsea home striking a child will be called to court. christian garcia had his bail revoked at his last arraignment. the child hit with the bullet was not seriously injured. >> christa: cause for concern up in new hampshire. animal control officers in hudson are investigating a large amount of sick animals. the hudson police department has responded so far to 13 calls involving sick animals since late september. officials say that's more than 40% >> maybe sickly or deceased when we actually get to them. so that's not what we generally get. so it could be rabies. it could be distemper. but there are differences with both of them. but we're asking symptoms which might be the same. we're looking into it. we're treating it as rabies at this point. >> christa: the majority of calls have been for sick foxes. >> sarah: a race to the rescue caught on camera.
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boston harbor. their sailboat ran into a sandbar near lovely's -- lovell's island. crews couldn't reach them because of low tide. they had the call in a helicopter to get to men to safety. >> they were calm. they were on the radio trying to contact boston. they were strained in their voice. it wasn't a good position to be in. >> they were very fortunate. we like this quite a bit. it's complicated by deteriorating weather we have in the fall and winter. >> sarah: sailors were not seriously injured. >> christa: the yarmouth police department putting on their stuff a cruiser event. the police department posted these pictures, as well, on facebook. the event happens twice a year. and a neighborhood in chelmsford getting an unexpected visitor. that's right.
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around town. the black bear grabbed a snack from a birdfeeder and spent some time at a backyard just playing around before heading back into the woods. >> sarah: stay inside, kids. >> christa: and go quietly. >> sarah: yes. still ahead on 7news, the top ten contestants on "the voice" hoping to stay in the competition tonight. a local singer talks about making it this far. >> christa: surprising new findings about pain relievers taking by millions of americans coming up. >> sarah: and emergency across parts of the southeast. the conditions fueling these wildfires. >> wren: and we've seen some very dry weather. quite the dry stretch. we have some moisture working up the eastern seaboard headed our way. we'll break that down for you after the break. >> danielle: good morning, everyone. here's a look at the braintree split behind me. this is where things are starting to slow down this morning. other than this, not seeing any slow spots on the roads or any accidents. both the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule this
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ism welcome back. it's 5:45. right now everything to start your day off right. >> christa: monday, monday. here's wren clair with your forecast. >> wren: it's warm, it's cold, it's both of those. 40 in boston. 21 in orange. mid-40s in worcester. so very much a mixed wag for us as we have calm win, clear skies and varied temperatures this morning. as we head into the rest of your day, take a look at these highs. mid to low 60s. a continuation of that beautiful weekend weather. into tomorrow, we're talking about highs right aro back up to unseasonably warm weather for the rest of the week. a quick look at temperatures into the afternoon. and you can see most spots in the low 60s. i really do think some of us will hit the mid-60s here. so future cast is downplaying today's highs. as we head into tonight, cloud cover increase from the southwest. as our next frontal system approaches from the south, that's going to move up the east coast, bringing us a chance for rain by tomorrow morning. but i think that's a slight chance in the morning. a better chance by the late
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that continues into the afternoon into the evening hours. that does moderate temperatures a little bit. so we'll be in the low 50s. late tomorrow night, that should start the wrap up, but we have a slight chance for moisture into wednesday morning. here's a will be at rainfall totals for us. we are going to see some much-needed rain. both locations grabbing half an inch of rain up to about an inch. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. hey, danielle, how it is looking out there? >> danielle: morning, everyone. happy monday. it's lotion slower the expressway northbound. 20 minutes braintree to boston. let's go to the maps. south of town, not watching any accidents. that's the good news. route 24 northbound starting to slow down through brockton. the pike is fine all the way back the framingham. we're in the seeing any problems. route 2 and 3 still looking good this morning. 93 still fine back the 495 and no problems heading intos be on route 1. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. braintree to boston northbound
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just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. no delays there and in delays on 93 southbound. 128 to the zakim bridge. also 12 minutes this morning. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we start with breaking news out of belmont. fire tearing through an empty building at mclean hospital. flames can be seen shooting from the roof and windows. right new firefighters are still trying to get those flames under control. >> christa: let's get right out the 7's john cuoco. he has the latest breaking details. john? >> john: christa, this i fire crews are still here. if you take a look behind me, you can see a ladder truck up over this building right now pouring water on to the roof. there are still some small flickers of flames coming off that roof, but you can see some of that smoke just pouring out of the top. now, we just spoke to the fire chief here in belmont. he said that around 2:40 a police officer in the area happened to smell some smoke. he began investigating and then
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that we're showing just how big some of these flames are. we're told this building here on the mclean hospital property is veigh contact. it's been vacant for about ten years. it used to house patients. they're still trying to figure out how this fire started. obviously it is extremely early at this point. there are multiple departments trying the help belmont figure out how they'll control some of the smoke and the rest of the flames. of course, when we details on this fire, we'll make sure to bring it to you. but again, this is still a very active scene. fire crews are still very hard at work here on the mclean hospital property. we're live in belmont, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: president-elect donald trump giving his first tv interview since winning the white house, and trump here covering a wide range of topics from his immigration plan to his search for a u.s. supreme court justice. >> sarah: he even opened up
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now. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, the president-elect talked about many of the controversial topics brought up on the campaign trail. in the interview with "60 minutes," trump told americans to stop threats and violence against minorities. he also said he will not accept the president's salary of $400,000 a year. another important topic, his choice of a supreme court justice. he says he's planning to nominate justices who are pro-life. trump said although he thinks he could have done things a little differently, he is proud of his campai >> i can't regret. i wish it were softer. i wish it were nicer. i wish maybe it were more on policy or whatever you want to say, but i will say that it really... it really is something that i'm very proud of. i mean, it was a them does campaign. >> jennifer: trump also doubling down on his promises to build a wall on the border of mexico, but he says in some parts he is willing to settle for a fence. in the control room, jennifer
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>> sarah: right now police in chelsea searching for a suspect who stabbed a woman in a dunkin' donuts parking lot. it all happened sunday morning on eastern avenue. no word yet on a possible motive. >> christa: a man from massachusetts died on a boy scout trip in new hampshire. this happened on a trail in bean's purchase. the man suddenly collapsed. they believe a medical incident is to blame. >> sarah: a green line train commonwealth avenue and warren street last night. it caused a brief disruption in service, but no one was hurt. >> christa: man is facing drunk driving charges after an alleged danger us are drive in new hampton, new hampshire. police say matthew adler was drunk when he drove the wrong way down 93 sunday. officers say they also found drugs inside his vehicle, as well. the 21-year-old is facing several charges including d.u.i. adler is on bail. he'll be back in court next
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study finds that tipped works in boston are sexually harassed at a higher rate than employees in other cities. one in three tipped workers in boston say they've been harassed while on the job. in other cities including new york and l.a., that number is closer to one in five. nearly 70% of tipped workers in boston are women. >> christa: there are new details about the norovirus shellfishing is set to reopen in wellfleet this morning. it was banned last month because of that outbreak. about 75 people reported getting ill with norovirus after eating at locations near cape cod. the state supreme jiewrm court is set to hear a request to toss out nearly 25,000 criminal drug cases all connected to disgraced chemist annie dookhan. prosecutors are asking to review
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duke riley -- annie dookhan pleaded guilty and is now out on parole. >> sarah: police are searching for suspects after three people were killed in a hooting in florida. jacksonville police say several people including an infant were shot inside a car last night. that infant and two women died. two others were rushed to the hospital. there is no word yet on their condition. crewings are trying to contain dozens of wild pfeiffers that have broken out across the southeast. sa forced from their homes in georgia, north carolina, and tennessee. officials say two people have been arrested for arson in kentucky. >> christa: happening today, there will be heightened security at a new york mall where shots were fired over the weekend. you're looking at surveillance video of those chaotic moments after the gunfire erupted. this is inside the cross gates mall in the state's capital of albany. witnesses say employees and customers were hiding in stores and in bathrooms. police believe the shooting
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confrontation between two different people, but luckily no one was hurt. >> sarah: a man suspected of executing a california sheriff's deputy is waking up behind bars after an all-out manhunt. 37-year-old david machado is accused of shooting and killing deputy dennis wallace sunday morning. wallace was responding to a call about a suspicious and stolen vehicle when he was ambushed. as of right now, the motive behind the killing is unknown. >> christa: checking news cross country, the clean clean-up continues on highway after a train went off the rails. officials say the chemicals spilled out of the train when it derailed and then crashed saturday morning. the highway has since been shut down. no one was hurt. a group of bike centers new jersey lending bruce springsteen a helping hand. they gave the star a ride after his motorcycle broke down on the side of the road. springsteen bought a round of drinks for his new friends and promised them free concert ticketses the next time he's in town.
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earthquakes rocked new zealand. officials say there was shaking for three minutes followed by a series of aftershocks. the quakes damaged a number of buildings and caused land slides. right now officials are telling reds r along the coast to seek higher ground to avoid tsunami waves. >> christa: in healthcast, new research is both calming fears and raising some questions for people who take some of the most popular pain relievers. this was a ten-year study of 24,000 patients that compared celebrex to naproxen. the good news for patients, celebrex at moderate doses does not put them at a higher risk of heart disease. >> this is reassuring they will not have to trade off an increased risk of heart attack for slightly better safety of the drug. >> christa: there were concerns about ibuprofen compared to celebrex. patients taking higher dose had
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bleeding and a 64% increase kidney problems. >> sarah: aly raisman is presenting a check at the cancer institute. she wants to honor her grandmother who passed away after battling lung cancer. >> christa: they took the stage at the t.d. garden. >> sarah: heyed that a little fun before the kellogg's tour st they were doing the mannequin challenge. you can see them. i even saw some online that were like underwater polo rugby. the poses they freeze in are ridiculous. >> christa: i was going to say, this is a little bit harder than some of the other ones we've seen of people taking selfies. trying to do a back bend and then holding it for that long is probably another story. they slightly outperformed us, but we had a good one, too.
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25-degree range. calm winds and clear skies last night. 29 degrees in bedford. 42 in boston. it is chilly for some of us, but we'll warm up nicely into the low to mid-60s today. >> sarah: thanks, wren.
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>> sarah: breaking news. fierce flames tearing threw a building at mclean hospital in belmont. what we're learning from firefighters on the scene. >> christa: the president-elect sitting down with his first interview since the. >> don't be afraid. >> christa: donald trump's
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the threats that mention trump's name. >> christa: the pats suffering a painful loss to seattle. and what brady is saying about his banged-up knee. >> three, two, one, go! >> sarah: and a patriots running back and bri eggers battle it out in a cranberry bog to see who did it better. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: ready to get this week started or what? >> sarah: i am. thanksgiving is next week. n lots of cooking to be done. i'm christa delcamp. here's wren clair. >> wren: the supermoon looks really good this this morning. we've had some fantastic evenings to see it. clear skies last night and the night before. this morning grab a glimpse of it. tonight cloud cover thickens up. our main head highway, temperatures which are unbelievably varied. much cooler than yesterday at his time. 23 degrees currently in norwood.
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a temperature range of about 25 degrees throughout the viewing area this morning. but we warm up pretty nicely. this afternoon mid-60s for many of us. plenty of us in the mid to low 60s with plenty of sunshine all day long, a nice continuation of that weekend weather. our situation changes pretty quickly as we head into tomorrow. i'll break that down for you after the break. >> christa: quickly changing. that pretty much describes traffic on many mornings. here's danielle gersh. >> danielle: it's been quiet all morning. now not so much. here's a look at the expressway. braintree to boston, pretty much stop and go the whole way. we have an accident in avon on harrison boulevard. the shoulder blocked because of that incident. the pike looking good, but outside 495 on route 2, we're watching a crash eastbound on jackson road. then we have another accident, the left lane blocked here in methuen on 93 southbound at route 110. so take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready the head out the door this morning.
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expressway, braintree to boston. the pike still an easy drive. just 12 minutes into town from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge bridge, also 12 minutes this morning. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news. a massive fire at mcclean hospital in belmont. we're told the building that's burning is vacant. >> christa: and firefighters are concerned that this build willing actually collapse. so let's get right out to the scene. we have 7's john cuoco with the latest. john, good morning. >> the flames here have calmed down, but fire crews are still hard at work here. take a look behind me. you can see a ladder truck. if you follow that ladder all the way up, you can see there -- they're still pouring water on to the roof where that smoke is pouring out. to the bottom of the roof, you see some small flames flickering here. we're told at around 2:40 a.m., the police department nearby started smelling smoke, and then they found this building here in
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floor. you see the video shows just how bad those flames were. we're told this building used to have patients, but it's vacant now and it has been for about ten years here on the hospital property. multiple departments from the area have also responded to this fire to help contain it. the fire department says they're worried about this building collapsing at this point with the back walls. we did speak with the fire chief about what firefighters had to deal with here. the second and third floor and up through the roof. when the companies arrived. so it was at that point defensive operation where we set up multiple master streams or heavy streams, lots of water to put out the fire. >> john: this is an active scene. you can still see smoke coming up from the roof of that building. when we get more details, we'll
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early to know how this fire started. live in belmont, general cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> we're getting them out of our country. they're here illegally. >> sarah: donald trump vowing to deport three million illegal immigrants as part of his plan as president. the president-elect sitting down for his first television interview since winning the election. >> christa: so 2 soon-to-be 45th president opened up about immigration, the u.s. supreme court and the wall. here's 7's jennifer eagan with the latest. >> jennifer: trump was asked whether he would rein in the rhetoric he used during the campaign. he said, it depends on the situation. he said, sometimes you have to be "rougher." >> i've done a lot of big things. i've never done anything like this. >> jennifer: donald trump talking to "60 minutes" about what it's like to be president. >> it took your breath away?
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different life for me now. >> jennifer: but not everyone is happy with the result. >> we reject the president-elect. >> jennifer: protests in cities around the country, including here in boston. some have turned violent. there are also reports of threats and violence named at minorities since the election. >> i am so saddened to hear that. and i say, stop it. if it helps, i will say this, an i'll say it right to the camera, stop it. >> jennifer: the billionaire businessman saying he will not $400,000 a year. >> the answer is. no. i think by law i have to take $1, so i'll take $1 a year. >> jennifer: trump also opening up about his supreme court nomination. >> i'm pro-life. the judges will be pro-life. >> jennifer: his campaign promise about appointing a special prosecutor to investigate hillary clinton. >> i'll think about it.
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-- i want to focus on hillary clinton. i want to focus on the border and immigration and doing a really great immigration bill. >> jennifer: the president-elect talking about his immigration plans. >> what we are going to do is get the people who are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, we have a lot of these people, probably two million, could even be three million, we're getting them out of our country or we're going to incarcerate. >> jennifer: trump says there may be changes to the border wall he promised to build. >> wow would accept a fence? >> for certain areas i would, but certain areas a wall is apop i'm very good at this. this is called construction. >> jennifer: as for his often controversial twitter account, trump says his social media presence is not going anywhere, but he will use it in a "very restrained manner." in the control room, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right, jen. thank you. meantime, donald trump making some presidential choices for his white house staff, bringing in republican national committee chairman reince priebus.
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chairman steve bannon. priebus will be trump's white house chief of staff. he's experienced in washington. he's been the chairman of the republican national committee since 2011. before that he was the chairman of the republican party in wisconsin and the general counsel to the republican national committee. now, controversy surrounding trump's pick of steve bannon. he was the head of the conservative breitbart web site where he promoted what many consider to be racist, sexist and anti-semitic theories. he's a fme and filmmaker and a retired naval officer, as well. >> sarah: a possible hate crime under investigation in natick. police say a man found racist, threatening letters referencing the election on his doorstep. 's victoria warren live in natick with more. vicki? >> victoria: good morning. natick police are investigating this. this is something they are taking very seriously, especially because there are threats against this man. he's received two letters, and he's told that he needs to act
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a hate crime investigation in natick. these letters filled with racial slurs and threats left on man's doorstep. a handwritten letter references clearing out the white house. a typed letter named donald trump. the letters tell the man that natick is a whole-only town. and then go on the target his black and latino roommates. one of the letters even threatens to kill them saying, "these letters are warnings" and the homeowner doesn't want to get a third one. natick police say the letters were dropped off late last week. the man called 911, and police say they are taking this seriously and investigating it as a hate crime. natick police say these kind of threats are something they will not tolerate. they say if you know anything about these letters, they would like the hear from you. live this morning in natick, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: happening today, a 19-year-old woman facing charges in connection with a deadly hit-and-run that happened in taunton. investigators say that the teen
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intersection on thursday and took off. and a 36-year-old man was killed. a second suspect is charged with being an accessory after the fact. >> sarah: two suspects in a mull pi state carjacking case set to appear in court today. police say the suspects attacked and stabbed two women in connecticut before taking off to massachusetts. the chase ended in a worcester cul-de-sac. the suspects crashed into a parked car. both victims suffered stab wounds during that carjacking. one woman was stabbed three her mother had to have surgery for stab wounds in her arm. they are both expected to recover. >> christa: and a florida man arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in easton will be in court today. police arresting michael noguera in south carolina sunday. he's charged with being an accessory after the fact. last tuesday two boys found the victim shot in the woods and he later died at the hospital. >> sarah: the patriots suffered their second loss of
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hits at the hands of the seahawks and heaving tom brady limping on a sore leg. it was a super bowl rematch, but this time seattle made the goal line stand in the game's final settings. >> all ciedz kinds of action in the end zone. they look for a flag. they see none. chancellor with the coverage. and seattle's going to win it. >> sarah: in the rematch of super bowl 49, the game once again decided on the one-yard line. but this time ne the closing seconds. >> i thought it was as competitive a game as you can get. unfortunately, we couldn't quite make enough plays. >> sarah: tom brady couldn't connect with rob gronkowski on fourth and goal. there was contact between gronk and kam chancellor but no flag was thrown. >> it is what it is. >> it's not a p.i. to the ref, it's not a p.i. to the refs. i'm not here to make excuses to
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>> sarah: chancellor did get penalized for a hit he delivered to brady in the third quarter. he hit t.b. 12's right leg. the q.b. was hobbled but did in -- did not leave the game. >> it's a little sore, but like i said, a lot of guys are pretty sore. >> sarah: the pats lost 31-24, their first loss since brady returned from his suspension. >> they have very good players, so it makes it tough, but we have plenty of chances. we just. our execution wasn't as good as it nde >> sarah: with the loss, the pats are now 7-2. >> you have to keep moving forward and look forward to san francisco. >> sarah: tough loss, huh? >> christa: especially when it's at home like that. ouch. so we're going to hear from another pats' player on a money more positive note. james white trying not to get bogged down in the cranberry challenge against bri eggers. you're going to see who did it better. >> sarah: also a comedy show turns ugly at the t.d. guard anyone boston.
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>> christa: and the supermoon is become and closer to the earth than ever. wren, since 1948 we haven't seen one like this. if you didn't get to see it this weekend, we might catch a glimpse tonight, but cloud cover is thickening up as we head into tonight. that's going to continue to trek up the eastern seaboard, bringing us some metsy weather as we head enter tomorrow.
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ism 6:15 this morning. if you looked up last night, you might have seen a supermoon lighting the sky. it happened every 13 months. tonight the moon will be the closest to earth in nearly 69 years, which will make it look extra big. so you can still see it if you
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be as good as it was last night. >> christa: make sure to get out there and see it, because the next time it's going to be like this, november 2034. >> we have a ways to go. thank you for sending these photos in. another photo is from wakefield. well, the super moon has been beautiful the last couple nights. we do have a couple side effects with this that are something to watch out for. we have king tides headed into tomorrow. so those are astronomical high tides, and with these on-shore winds that we'll see the low pressure tracks up the eastern seaboard, we are looking at some pretty high tides. so by 11: 00 tomorrow, that's when we're really mostly concerned about some minor coastal flooding. again, most of this minor, but we could have a couple pockets of more moderate coastal flooding, as well. we're looking to see tides around half a foot higher. we'll definitely be monitoring that into tomorrow and even into wednesday. current temperatures, they're all over the place. we have a 25-degree range throughout the viewing area.
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those low-lying areas dealing with that cold air having drained into the valley. 23 degrees in norwood. 42 degrees in boston. actually above our average low. your travel forecast looking pretty mild throughout much of the midwest. 52 degrees in minneapolis. 60 degrees in chicago. that's what we'll be looking at, as well, temperatures soar into the mid-60s for many of us. future cast, talking about temperatures closer to 62. 61 degrees. i think some of us will hit 46. so definitely very mild weather. a beautiful continuation of the weekend weather. further north up the east coast. and as it does, so we start to see that cloud cover increase as we head into tonight. that's why it's not going to be as great for a night for viewing the super moon. tomorrow mourning a slight chance for showers. our best chance for showers by the mid to late morning hours. we see that stick around throughout the day. pockets of moderate the heavy rainfall. grabbing anywhere from half an inch of rain up to around an inch of rain, which we absolutely do need.
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temperatures rebound very nicely. by wednesday back to above average temperatures. our average highs are now in the low 50s. you can't see that anywhere on your seven day apart from tomorrow, maybe sunday when we see the chance for rain then, as well. >> christa: if you're just headed out the door, you want the listen to danielle gersh and fast track traffic. >> danielle:er with ear watching a few incidents. things are slowing down out there. the expressway, braintree to boston northbound, that drive up to about 25 minutes this morning. let's go to the maps. we're still watching an accident in avon. this is 24 northbound at harrison boulevard. the shoulder is blocked from this crash. we have a new accident in hampton 5 northbound at 128. the pike problem-free in both directions. we're still watching this crash. this is route 2 eastbound outside of 495 at jackson road. and then in methuen we have an accident on 93 southbound at route 110. also if you're taking the commuter rail, we have delays on the fitchburg line, back to you, guys. >> sarah: thanks, danielle. a comedy event at the t.d. guard
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wanda sykes gets booed talking about donald trump. >> how can you say he's not racist? how can you say he's not homophobic? >> sarah: at the annual comics come home charity event, sykes started the anti-trump rant a few minutes into her set, blasting the president-elect and saying she was shocked that he won. she answered those boos by swearing at the crowd. >> christa: still ahead this morning, a frightening night on the job for a local store clerk. how she survived armed robbery. >> sarah: also the boston city councilor who is proposing making the city a sanctuary for illegal immigrants. >> coming up... >> bri: he's fast on the field at gillette, but can running back james white keep up with me in the cranberry bog? sweet pete, you're slowing down. >> i think i see a snake. >> bri: you would say that.
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>> christa: it's 6:23 on this monday. it's time for "who did it better." with thanksgiving coming up next week, bri eggers is getting into the holiday spirit with pats' running running back james white. >> sarah: they're hitting the cranberry bog. pay attention. you have to decide who did it better. >> the 20, the 15, the 10. touchdown for james white. >> bri: he may be fast on the field, but this week we're seeing how quick running back james "sweet pete" white is in a cranberry bog. how do you feel about this challenge? >> i'm really excited. i've never done anything like this before. it will be a challenge for me. hopefully i can win. >> bri: our job from the day, see how many cranberries we can harvest from this ocean spray cranberry bog in just two minutes. i heard there are snakes and spiders in there. three, two, one.
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he puts his pant on one leg at a time. this was booby-trapped. i had nothing to do with it. how long does it take you to suit up for a game? all right. he's in the water. didn't get any snakes yet? have you seen any snakes yet? he is quick. you got one minute. one minute left. oh, man. i got my work cut out for me. how deep it is? how does it feel? can you prepare me? >> it's not too deep. bri where i sweet pete, you're slowing down, man. you're slowing down a little bit. three, two, one. oh, that was nice. post-game wrap-up: how do you feel about your performance? >> i did all right. there's always room for improvement. let's see what you can do. >> bri: here we go. >> three, two, one, go. >> bri: get the waders on. >> the jeans might slow you down. >> bri: that's so true. >> pretty smooth. >> bri: what? i woke up like, this in these waders. >> there you go. >> bri: okay. >> there you go. >> bri: heavier than i thought. oh, my goodness. >> good job, good job.
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scooper? >> i thought you said you weren't atlet snick >> bri: i know. i got to make it. >> is that legal? >> i think it is. i haven't seen any snakes yet, but i think i scared them away. >> i think she might have me beat all right. >> bri: shoot. two minutes is a long time. >> see if you can get another scoop in there. three, two, one... close. it was close. >> bri: that was tough. oh, my gosh. and after our two minutes were up, it was time to compare. i don't know. i think you get style points for being the most supportive challenger that we've ever had for this segment. >> i'll take the style points, but i think you might have won the battle. >> bri: sweet pete, you were fantastic, but now it's up to you to decide. who did it bet center. >> christa: pete gets my vote for encouraging. that doesn't always happen. >> sarah: it's now up to you
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we'll have your results tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. >> christa: still ahead on?thiso run, but then he broke down. bruce springsteen in need of a little help on the side of the road until some bikers come along. >> sarah: and more on that breaking news. a big fire in belmont. a veigh contact building at the mclean hospital in danger of collapsing. we have a live report for you
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>> christa: breaking news. a big fire burning in belmont. we're live on the scene with what firefighters are saying. >> plus donald trump talking about protests and hate speech. >> don't do it. that's terrible. >> the president-elect laying out his plans moving forward. >> christa: and a frightening armed robbery for a local store clerk. she's forced on the ground by masked gunmen. >> sarah: the boss saved by bikers. how the super star became
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>> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good monday morning, everybody. thanks for staying us with. i'm christa delcamp. here is wren clair with a check of your out-the-door forecast. >> danielle: it's a beautiful monday morning. >> wren: it's a bit chilly. temperatures all over the place. we have calm winds, clear skies, 27 degrees in bedford this morning. 23 degrees in norwood. they're about 20 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time. inos similar start compared the yesterday. temperatures still well above our average lows. pretty comfortable start. we keep things sunny throughout the day. and we're talking about highs in the mid to low 60s. your 7 on 7 forecast very present pleasant conditions all day long. even into tonight. by the time you're having dinner, temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. very comfortable weather for us. by tomorrow things change quickly, and we're talking about cooler weather as well as system wet weather. we'll have those details after the break.
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with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. it's a busy morning out there. sky7 over an accident. this is in canton. 95 northbound, the shoulder blocked from this accident here. let's go to the maps. this is pretty much right at 128. so it's going to she you down heading into town from the south this morning. then we have a new accident, this one literally just happened, 24 northbound also at 128. and then in avon, still watching this crash. this is 24 northbound at harrison boulevard some it's a bit messy out there. no issues on that's probably your easiest drive this morning. outside of 495 on route 2 eastbound on jackson road, we have a crash that has the left lane blocked. also another accident this morning, in methuen. this is 39 southbound at route 110. so it's busy out there. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door this morning. half an hour, braintree to boston. northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the pike if you're taking the commuter rail, we're seeing some delays
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>> christa: let's get right to some breaking news at 6:32 this morning amplifier at mcclean hospital. the building burning is veigh contact. >> sarah: firefighters are concerned the building could collapse. let's head right out to john cuoco live on the scene with more. john? >> jon: sarah, this is still an active scene. those flames aren't nearly what they are this morning, but take a look behind me and you see the damage that's done. you see the massive hole in the roof. fire crews on this building. still some small flames, nothing like you saw earlier this morning, but there is still some fire at this building. now, at around 2:40 a.m., the police department nearby started smelling smoke. they found the building in flames on the second and third floor. you can see in some of the video we're showing you just how bad that fire was. now, we're told this building used to have patients, but it's been vacant for ten years here now on the hospital property. multiple departments from the
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the fire department says they're worried about the building collapsing at this point. some of the exterior back walls what they're really focusing on here. it's still very early in this fire, still very early in the investigation to know how exactly that it may have started or where exactly that it starred. as soon as we get that kind of information, of course, we'll make sure to bring it right to you. for now, live in belmont, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: now to the day east other top stories, transition team will host its first formal meeting. he's starting to name some people to his staff, those include rnc chairman reince priebus and steve bannon. police in natick are investigating after a home is hit by hate. investigators say someone left two letters containing threats and racial slurs on someone's door stepp last week. officials say the letters referenced the presidential election as justification for their actions. a 19-year-old woman facing charges in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in taunton. according to investigators,
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intersection on thursday and then took off. a 36-year-old man was killed. a second suspect is charged with accessory after the fact. >> christa: and right now police are searching for two suspects who they say robbed a gas station at gunpoint. investigators say the suspects threatened the female clerk with a gun and forced her to the ground as they took cash out of the register. the clerk says the thief stole money from her purse and cigarettes, as well, before walking out. >> i'm going to end up being dead. i'm still scared. i get this feeling that it might be a thief or they might come in to help me. >> christa: that clerk says this is the second time the gas station has been robbed in less than a week. >> sarah: the man whose
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the man says he injected an unknown substance. police found the couple and their son unresponsive. the infact later died. the man tells the "globe" he's not a "baby murderer." investigators have in the said how the child died. charges have not been filed. police in chelsea searching for a suspect who stabbed a woman in a dunkin' donuts parking lot. it all happened sunday morning on eastern avenue. no word yet on a possible motive. >> christa: now to a dangerous drive in new hampshire. man is accused of being drunk while driving o t of the highway. police arresting the man on 93 in new hampton on sunday. the 21-year-old is facing several charges including d.u.i. and drugs possession. he's due in court coming up next month. and police are also investigating a crash in lowell. you can see the car ended up flipped over the barricade. this was early this morning. no word on whether anyone was injured in that crash. >> sarah: new this morning, a man from massachusetts collapsed and died while on a boy scout hike in new hampshire.
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in bean's purchase on sunday. officials say the 59-year-old collapsed suddenly. they believe a medical incident is to blame. police are investigating after a green line train collided with a car. it happened on commonwealth avenue and warren street last night. it caused a brief disruption in service but no one was hurt. >> christa: a neighborhood in chelmsford getting this unexpected visitor. residents say this black bear was seen roaming around town. well, the bear grabbed a snack from a bird feeder as they time in the backyard before eventually heading back into the woods. as we encroach on their territory, that's what happens. >> sarah: exactly. still ahead, a boston city councilor with a proposal to make boston a sanctuary city for illegal immigrants. >> christa: and the boss getting a lift. how some bikers found bruce springsteen in need of help on the side of the road and what they did next. >> sarah: are hoover boards making a comeback on christmas
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the once-recalled toy. >> danielle: and it's a busy morning on the roads. sky7 over a crash in avon 95 northbound. the shoulder is blocked there. that's just before 128. also on route 24 northbound at 128, we have another accident. the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule.
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>> christa: welcome back on this monday with a look at what's trending. a group of bike centers new jersey leching bruce springsteen a helping hand. look at this picture. they gave the music star a ride after his motorcycle broke down on the side of the road. springsteen then bought a round promised them tickets next time he's in town. >> sarah: wal-mart and target are including hoverboards in their black friday deals. the stores are offering discounts of more than $100 offer hundreds of thousands of hoverboards were recalled last year after numerous reports of fire. >> christa: raisman anthony batts some of her teammates had a little fun before the kelloggs tour started. the team taking part in the
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but this one takes the cake. the online video going viral with thousands of views over the weekend. you see some familiar faces here. gymnast madison kocian and nastia liukin. >> sarah: i showed you guys one, two, underwater polo. it's crazy how they do this. >> christa: that one, not an air bubble was seen either. i don't know how they did that. >> sarah: there's much nor ahead, the seahawks hand the patriots their first loss since brady returned. what the team has to say about it donald trump on what he plans to do just as soon as he takes office. >> sarah: plus breaking news on the big fire at the mclean hospital in belmont. details when 7news "today in new details when 7news "today in new england" ret denny's knows the holidays
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>> it's 6:45, time the know and go. >> john: breaking news, an abandoned billing engulfed. flames taking over. crews rushing to the mclean hospital property overnight. >> reporter: plus the president-elect sits down for his first big tv interview since the win. what donald trump says about his promises on the campaign trail. >> sarah: and what went wrong for the pats falling just short of a win? it's time to know and go. we have all the day's top stories coming up. >> christa: starting things off with a little traffic and weather. here's wren clair with your fourth. >> wren: are we back to september? it's going the feel like that. temperatures mid to low 60s for us. a continuation of the mild
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returns tomorrow. and temperatures fall into the low 50s. we'll also be looking at some king tides, very high tides into tomorrow. and this is with our astronomically high tide in relation to the super moon. in addition to that, we have on shore winds. so minor coastal flooding is possible. our main concern is going to be tomorrow at 11:07 with that high tide. we'll definitely still monitor high tide into wednesday, as well. but as winds shift out of the northwest, less of a chance of that coastal flooding as we head enter wednesday. so beach flooding. today we're looking at beautiful conditions. temperatures in the low 40s right now. a couple chilly starts here in bedford. low-lying areas cooler. calm winds and clear skies. highs today very mild. mid to low 60s for us. and into tonight, we see that cloud cover move in from our southwest first as our next area of low pressure does move up the eastern seaboard. that brings us a chance for wet weather into tomorrow. especially as we head into the late morning hours through this
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hours. an we're looking the grab anywhere from around half an inch of rain up to around an inch of rain with this system. back to you. >> christa: hoc, let's check out your traffic situation bright and early. dan yecialg how is it looking out there. >> sarah: it's messy out there for your monday morning commute. the expressway, stop and go braintree to boston. we have quite a few issues we're watching south of town. let's go to the maps. we have an accident that has quincy shore drive westbound closed between "c" street and furnace brook parkway, something to keep in mind this we're watching two accidents, one on 95 northbound, one on 24 northbound. both at 128. so they're causing back-up on route 24 and 95, but some good news, they both did just clear. so hopefully that will get better. the pike not looking too bad. we have this accident. we've been watching for quite a bit of time. route 2 eastbound at jackson road. that's outside of 495. and then in methuen. another crash southbound on route 93 at 110 this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head
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boston. 13 minutes into town on the pike from 128. so that's not too bad. then 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 25 minutes this morning. if you're taking the commuter rail, we have system delays on the providence-stoughton line. back to you, guys. >> sarah: an update now on the breaking news in belmont. a fire raging through a vacant building at mclean hospital. >> christa: and this big brick structure in danger of crumbling we understand. let's head out live to the scene. here's john? >> john: this is still a very active scene. firefighters are still pouring water on this building. take a look behind me here. you can see the damage that's been done to this building. that massive gaping hole right in the roof there. you can also see some of that water that i said that firefighters are still pouring on the building. there are still some small, visible flames, but nothing compared to what we saw this morning. at around 2:40 a.m., the police department nearby started smelling smoke. they found the building in
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floors. we're told this building used to have patients, but it's been veigh contact for about ten years now here on the hospital property. multiple departments from the area also responded, trying to help contain those flames. the fire department says they are worried about the building collapsing at this point. some of the exterior back walls. you can see in some of that video that we were showing just how big those flames were. you can understand why they're worried about this building collapsing. at this point it's still started. of course, when we get that information, we'll make sure to bring you all of those updated details. for now, we're live in belmont, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> we're getting them out of our country. they're here illegally. >> christa: donald trump vowing to deport three million illegal immigrants as part of his presidential election plans. >> sarah: jennifer eagan joins us with more on what he had to say.
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donald trump talked about his priorities while he's in office. during an interview in "60 minutes." he talked about his promises to build a wall and deport everyone in the u.s. illegally. while he's changing up his ideas, saying a wall may not with b necessary along the entire u.s.-mexico border, also saying he won't automatically deport everyone illegally living here. >> we are going to get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, we've goa probably two million, could be three million, we're getting them out of our country or we're going to incars rate. >> would you accept a fence? >> for certain areas i would, but certain areas more appropriate. i'm very good at this. it's called construction. >> sarah: in the interview trump also talked about until indicating a supreme court justice. he says he will choose someone who is pro-life. in the control room, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right. meantime a boston city councilor
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boston a sanctuary city. tito jackson telling the "herald" that he does not support trump's plan to deport three million illegal immigrants. jackson also says boston needs to make sure illegal immigrants still have path to citizenship. sanctuary cities follow certain procedures that shelter illegal immigrants. >> sarah: donald trump also making some presidential picks for his white house staff, bringing in republican national committee chairman reince priebus and controversial breitbart news bannon. priebus will be trump's white house chief of staff. he's experienced in washington. he's been the chairman of the republican national committee since 2011 and before that he was the former chairman of the republican party in wisconsin and the general counsel to the republican national committee. controversy surrounding trump's pick of steve bannon, though. he was head of the conservative breitbart web site where he promoted what many consider to be racist, sexist and anti-semitic conspiracy theories.
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he's a former investment banker and filmmaker and a retired naval officer. and the "washington post" is reporting that outgoing new hampshire senator kelly ayotte has been added to trump's list of candidates for secretary of defense. the current list of possible picks includes former defense intelligence agency director general mike flynn and alabama senator jeff sessions. >> christa: a possible hate crime now under investigation in natick. police say that a man found racist and referencing the election on his doorstep. let's head out to natick right now. here you see 7's victoria warren bhorks is following it. >> sarah: natick police are investigating this as a hate crime, saying these letters were left on this man's doorstep last week. one of the letters is typewritten. one of them is handwritten. the handwritten one references clearing out the white house. the typed letter names donald trump. the letter tells the man that natick is a white-only town but
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one letter threatens to kill them. something other cities are also dealing with, two groups that track hate crimes nationwide, the southern poverty law center and the council on american-islamic relations met nationwide last week. they saw a spike in complaints about hate speech and hate crimes. natick police say they will not tolerate this, and they say if you know anything about these letters, they want the hear from you. live this morning in natick, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: happeng 19-year-old woman is facing charges in connection with a deadly hit-and-run that happened in taunton. according to investigators, the teen hit a bicyclist at an intersection on thursday and then took off. the 36-year-old man was killed and a second suspect was charged with being an accessory after the fact. two suspects in a multistate carjacking case are set to appear in court today. police say the suspects attacked and stabbed two women in connecticut before taking off here to massachusetts. the chase ended in worcester
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parked car. both victims suffered stab wounds during that carjacking. one woman was stabbed three time, including in her head. her mother had to have surgery for stab wounds in her arm, and they are expected to recover. >> sarah: a florida man arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in easton will be in court today. police arrested michael noguera in south carolina on sunday. he's charged with being an accessory after the fact. last tuesday two boys found the victim shot in the woods. he died at a hospital on friday. calming fears and also raising some questions for people who take some of the the most popular pain relievers. this was a ten-year study of 24,000 patients. and it compared celebrex to two popular pain relievers, ibuprofen and naproxen. here's the good news for patients. celebrex at moderate doses does not put them at higher risk for heart disease. there were some concerns about ibuprofen. compared to celebrex, patients
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dose had a 64% higher risk for kidney complications and 54% increase for stm macbleeding. >> sarah: at least two people are dead after two powerful earthquakes rock new zealand. officials say there was shaking for three minutes followed by a series of after shocks. the quakes damaged a number of buildings and caused land slides. right now officials are telling residents along the coast to seek higher ground to avoid tsunami waves. crews are trying to contain dozens of wildfires that have broken out across the southeast. georgia, north carolina, and tennessee. officials say two people have been arrested for arson in kentucky. >> christa: well, the pats could not extend their winning streak to five games. new england losing at home to the seahawks last night. the pats had a chance to tie in the last minute, but they could not score from the one-yard line. on fourth down, tom brady's passions to rob gronkowski was incomplete. gronk initially thought there had been interference, but the
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>> sometimes you get the call. sometimes you don't. certainly it looks like it came down to one play, but it probably was a lot of plays in this game we could have didn't a better job with. >> it is what it is. if it's not a p.i. to the ref, it's in the a p.i. to the ref. the play is what it is. you can't change it. >> christa: brady took a hit to his right leg in the third quarter. he remained in the game. the q.b. later said he was sore, but a this point in the season. and actor mark wahlberg was among those attending the game at gillette night. so wahlberg was sitting in a private box. there you see right next to him, boston police commissioner bill evans. >> sarah: while badey continues to work on football, wife gisele bundchen learning the martial art my thai. a local gym posted this video on instagram showing gisele working with her trainer. look how much taller she is than her trainer. she's switching up her workout.
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man, is there anything she doesn't this? she just does her own thing. i love it. >> sarah: superwoman. >> wren: she absolutely is. we saw that supermoon. i know we've been talking about it so much you might be tired of hearing about it. it's been beautiful the last couple nights. tonighting is going to be the best night to see it. last night we saw clear skies. this morning we have varied temperatures out there. 23 degrees in norwood. low-lying areas, valley, lower elevation. much cooler this morning as we saw calm winds and clear skies st 42 in boston. highs today in the low 60s. even mid-60s for some of us. very mild weather. then cloud coverage thickens up as our next frontal system approaches later tonight. highs tomorrow are going to trend much cooler for us in the low 50s. your 7 on 7 forecast showing mild temperatures through the week. >> sarah: thanks, wren. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> christa: i'm christa delcamp. have an excellent monday.
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good morning. trump's challenge amid protests for the fifth straight night. the president-elect speaks out in his first interview since the election, opening up about the future of his controversial campaign promises, from immigration -- >> probably 2 million, cou we're getting them out of our country or we're going to incarcerate. >> -- to abortion. >> i'm pro life. the judges will be pro life. >> to that wall. >> i'm very good at this. it's called construction. >> mr. trump also delivering a message to his supporters being accused of racism and hate crimes. >> i will say this. i'll say it right to the cameras. stop it. >> as controversy surrounds the

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