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>> on the west coast, a homecoming for tom brady. gronk will not be in attendance. first at 11:00, breaking news tonight. a construction worker killed after a tragic accident. this down in duxbury. firefighters say that worker was in a trench when a power saw kicked back. >> tonight investigators are looking into exactly what went wrong. kelli o'hara is live with the details in duxbury. >> reporter: that is horrific and sad situation. it was that man's first day on the job. tragedy struck. saturday afternoon, sam romanelli tried desperately to save his coworker's life. crews were working on a new subdivision here in duxbury on tremont street. one of the men working in the trench had a tragic accident. as a 28-year-old was working on a water pipe, the saw he was holding firefighters say, kicked back and cut his throat.
and i stuffed it into his throat. >> very serious. very grave injuries to the neck area. >> firefighters say the man sadly, didn't make it. he died from his injuries shortly afterwards at the hospital. romanelli says he tried to do everything he could. >> we tried to do everything we could to, you know, stop the bleeding. it is a tragedy. an unfortunate accident. >> reporter: osha was on scene with the fire and police department. to scenes like this are never easy. especially so close to the holidays. in duxbury tonight, 7 news night team. >> winter weather sweeping through the northeast. say it ain't so. a winter storm warning has been issued for parts of western massachusetts. and temperatures last are beginning to take a dive tonight. >> that's right. well, it is so. we are going to deal with it. this storm has packed a punch in the midwest.
blizzard-like conditions. creating a real mess on the roadways. some parts getting up to two feet of snow. >> another snowy scene. this is at the university of michigan football game. in ann arbor today. it started copping down. the stadium went wild. those were some good snow angels there. what can we expect from the system? bri eggers has details. >> you have to be a big fan in order to stay out in that for a game. we are some snow on the way. really for western massachusetts. this will be high elevation snow. ain posted in the pink area you see there. and winter weather advisory in the purple. this is a long-duration event. expected to last until 7:00 p.m. on monday. we will continue to watch that. right now, not a lot going on for us. you can see that weather making its way in. a whole lot of snow on the way for the berkshires. could be about a half a foot. real ideal for us, closer to home, we are talking about the cold temperatures pushing in for us. and also the gusty winds. there will be a wind advisory
for those winds blasting out of the west. specifically, along the south coast of new england. cape cod and the islands. gusts could get up to 50 miles per hour. we will get to more on. this plus, some rain on the way inside of 495. details to come in the extended forecast. >> and now to donald trump's transition to the oval office. the president-elect hosting the former massachusetts governor mitt romney for a monumental get-together. these two certainly did not see eye to eye on the campaign trail. trump's cabinet. amaka ubaka live with more in the newsroom >> reporter: well, mitt romney was one of trump's toughest critics during the campaign. they buried the hatchet, meeting for an hour and a half today. trump advisors down-played the meeting as an exchange of ideas. romney has been mentioned as a potential pick for secretary of state. the trump transition team kicking into high gear over the weekend. as president-elect trump meets with a list of cabinet
dozen saturday as he tries to round out his administration. >> the most anticipated meeting with former massachusetts governor mitt romney who has been mentioned as a potential pick as secretary of state. >> went great. >> i appreciate the chance to speak with the president-elect. and look forward to the coming administration. >> a much different tone. >> here is what i know. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. >> and just a couple of months ago, when romne campaign h. his promises are asless as degree from trump university. >> the guy is a stone-cold loser. >> trump has announced his picks for attorney general, national security advisor, and c.i.a. director. the busy schedule continues to tomorrow. with trump meeting with democrat, the former chancellor of the d.c. public schools for education secretary. new jersey governor chris christie, and former new york
former massachusetts senator scott brown is on the short list for secretary of veterans affairs. so far, president-elect trump hasn't said when more picks will be announced. amaka ubaka, 7 news night team. >> thank you. stay with 7 news for continuing coverage of this big transition for donald trump. for updates, go to whdh.com. or download the 7 news mobile or tablet apps. >> the patriots are ready for a sunday showdown. it is a week 11 match-uth >> oh, yeah. we are looking forward to this one. gronk has been ruled out. brady and the team will be a bit shorthanded. trey daerr live on the west coast to get you ready for the big day. trey? >> reporter: the patriots could get a bit of a roster boost with the expected season debut of dionne lewis. that is the only good news whenever it comes to the regulars we are used to seeing. we learned that shear didn't make the flight out here to
injury. the biggest blow of all, even though he finished the game last week in seattle, rob gronkowski will not be on the field tomorrow against the 49ers. >> i mean, he is a football player. he loves to play. you know, if it is something you can play through, we all have different injuries at different times. if something doctors say you can't play with, you are not going to play. >> no price could be higher than not having rob gronkowski on sunday. the patriots are 14-7 without him, dating back to 2010. >> he is a special player. he is one of the impact players on offense. any time you see a guy like that, you know, who takes a big hit like that, or you know, wants to stay in the game, he can energize a team to want to play for him. >> tom brady also not without some bumps and bruises. >> dangerous play we have seen a lot of quarterbacks hurt in that exact situation.
this week. and ready for a homecoming of sorts. making his first career start against the 49ers in the bay area. >> it will be nice to see my parents and my sisters. hopefully, we can go out there and win. i would expect their best. any time we play a team, we are going to get their best shot. i'm sure they are excited about playing this week. we are, too. you know, i don't think you take any game lightly. these teams are so talented. >> hard to believe this will be t start on the road against the san francisco 49ers. if he manages to get a win, it will give brady a road victory over every team in the n.f.l. except the seattle seahawks. trey daerr, 7 news night team. >> and there is more news tonight. police say the body of a kayaker was found on hull beach this morning. police responded to the call just after 9:00 for an unresponsive man. the 51-year-old from weymouth was found nearly 500 feet from shore. his kayak washed up nearby. the cause of the death remains
>> a 25-year-old lynn man facing charges after this disturbing hit-and-run. investigators say they got a tip that arnold hernandez was driving this minivan when it struck a 72-year-old woman in a crosswalk. the victim suffered some minor injuries. hernandez will face a judge on monday. >> police also investigating aftera woman in dorchester was hit by a car. the accident happened on quincy street just before midnight. the victim was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. the driver did stay on scene and is cooperating with police. a wild crash in wareham. police say it was a 17-year-old with a suspended license that sideswiped another car. the teen took off speeding with his headlights off. police say he was thrown from the vehicle and found lying in the road with serious injuries. e.'s rushed him to the hospital. he is listed in serious condition. >> the mayor of quincy is facing criticism after a controversial ceremony. the mayor dedicated north
new athletic field to the creeden family. morris creeden resigned in the 80's over allegations that he touched students inappropriately. the mayor, though, says the family deserves the dedication. >> larry creeden served in the u.s. navy. the co-founder of the football program. was he not without sin? did he have an issue in obviously, he did. that happened after he left the system. >> some people in quincy obviously questioning that decision. the former superintendent, though, never faced criminal charges based on those accusations. >> and taking a turn here: we are heing toward thanksgiving. we will tell you how people in boston are serving up smiles to families in need. >> maybe already thinking about those travel plans. heading closer to the holiday. looks like midweek, we are dry. we are dealing with winter weather entering parts of the bistate tonight. details coming up with the forecast.
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>> people giving back for the holiday season. the salvation army holding out and handing out turkeys for thanksgiving. maybe the guy behind nicole is not too happeny about it. nonetheless, they handed out the turkeys. they put together their care packages. they featured all the fixings. >> well, this winning drive is making all the difference for families in boston. bagging up all the trimmings. stuffing the bags with stuffing.
and pumpkin pie. >> volunteers for the salvation army helping to make the holidays a little brighter one bag at a time. >> this is the time when i realize how grateful i am for everything that i have. >> the group of volunteers working to make sure all these food baskets get filled for boston families for the thanksgiving holiday. >> this is the most turkey baskets we have ever given away in the city of boston this year. nearly 2,100. >> those 2,100 baskets will help feed more than 10,000 people. volunteers spent the morning the salvation army has a loyal group of helpers who come back year after year. >> i have been doing this volunteer work for 7 years. since i was 7 years old. so it's really important to me. because i realize how much i have. >> the nonprofit says this time of year, it is easy to get volunteers. they need it every single day. they help half a million residents each year. >> on some days, poverty hurts more. that is why we are doing this effort to. make sure that on thanksgiving, families that are experiencing
>> so great work by all the volunteers who actually handed out those food baskets earlier tonight. call your local office if you are interested in volunteering. >> coming up in the forecast, snow on the way for some. cold temperatures and gusty wind for all. details you will need to k we live in a pick and choose world. love or like? naughty or nice?
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temperatures drop for the last half of november. below average temperatures on the way for us. currently, notice mid-40's. we don't budge a whole lot overnight tonight. as we head into tomorrow, temperatures don't move a whole lot either. but the chill is on. i'll explain in just a second. visibility is reduced in some spots. fog is locally dense. you can see in worcester, half a mile of visibility currently. something to keep in mind if you are on the roads tonight. use those low beams. we d't going on aside from the fog and the clouds that are moving in for us. take a look at what's happening to our west. a significant storm system. a wasn'ter storm system. dropping more than two feet of snow in one spot in minnesota. if you can believe it. yes, snow on the way for some of us. but i mentioned that stays in central and western
some blowing snow, reducing visibility and bringing some significant accumulations up through the green mountains of vermont, adirondacks, as well as the berkshires. now, the good news about the cold temperatures all week long is, what snow does fall and accumulate should be sticking around in the new england ski resorts. maybe for turkey day, some skiing could be in store for us. that wasn't the case last year. so let's run through the timeline. overnight tonight, scattered showers not out of the question. i mentioned temperatures not moving a w l and then into early tomorrow morning, we do see a band of rain work in. as well as that snow and cold air pushing that snow line closer and closer to worcester county. worcester hills, could see some light accumulations. and in worcester, there is the possibility of some flakes flying there as well. even some flurries that could be on the way for us in boston early on monday. that is how much colder things get. now, we get some rain out of this. maybe a tenth of an inch. up to a quarter of an inch.
past 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. the other big weather headline, the wind. gusty winds for us. gusts could get up to 50 miles per hour. here is a look at the 7 on 7 forecast. more sunshine in store. tuesday and wednesday. unsettled weather returns for late thanksgiving day. 7 ne capital one believes your bank should work for you, not the other way around. so capital one reimagined banking... with a place that feels nothing like a bank. and helpful people that talk to you...not sell to you. with free checking accounts that are actually free... no minimums. no fees. and a top-rated app, let's you bank right here. that's banking reimagined.
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>> 7 sports coming to you live tonight. the patriots, a heavy favorite tomorrow against the 49ers. even though they are going to be lacking chris hogan, rob gronkowski, and we learn they are also not going to have shear. no problem in doing so. the issue actually stems with the fact that the rest of the teammates were on a flight out
>> that is the type of lead that it is now. you know, off lot of athletic quarterbacks. you know, able to make plays. so you know, just from a defensive standpoint,. >> we faced some quarterbacks that can move a few times this year. so any time that you can, you know, see those types of players, it definitely helps. so again, you know, he is a very good football player. moving in the poct. scrambling. you know, he can definitely hurt you running the ball. so you have to, you know, be very alert at all times. >> full recap coming up tomorrow on sports xtra. the pats and 49ers. we will talk hockey also. the bruins' november turnaround continues. catch it all tomorrow following sunday night football on 7-nbc.
live out here in san francisco. we send it back to chelsea. >> thanks, trey. for the first time this season, the celtics are finally at full strength. the c's needed them against a tough pistons team. what a game. what a return. celtics down one. smart with the perfect bounce. throws it down. c's back up one. a three-point lead. with under 30 seconds left. until this. harris, nails a three from the wing. detroit ties it up at 92. down the floor for the c's. crowder misses from the wing. smart misses the follow. check out... the celtics take the 94-92
1.3 seconds left. detroit has one last chance. the bruins back at tt garden. they played 11 of their 17 games on the road. they are holding the n.h.l.'s top road record. they were looking to instill that same the one-timer for the second goal of the season. the bruins take a 1-0 lead. ending their 82-minute goal-scoring drought. later in the period, brad marchand skaing in alone. he knocks in the backhander. putting the bruins up 2-0. five minutes later, the bruins with a two-man advantage.
one-timer from the face-off circle. his third of the season. the bruins win it 4-1. they outshoot the jets 38-12. total domination. boston college hosting uconn. honoring matt ryan at halftime. retiring his number 12 jersey. b.c.'s highest draft pick in any sport. b.c. wins it 30-0. improving to 5-6. if they win nest week al wake forest, they can become bowl-eligible. and to cambridge. the 133rd edition of "the game." harvard looking to beat yale
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