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healthcare. kelly ayotte and washington republicans have put defunding planned parenthood at the top of their agenda... and it's time for that to change. i'm maggie hassan and i approve this message. >> nancy: dozens of people injured after an explosion rocks a new york city neighborhood. a pressure-cooker found blocks away from the blast. >> kris: chaos in new jersey. the f.b.i. is now getting involved. >> nancy: two divers pulled from the water. we hear from witness who is watch the rescue unfold. >> kris: gronk is out. he will not be playing in today's home opener against rival dolphins. >> this is 7 news today in new england. >> nancy: not the news a lot of fans wanted to hear. we will still get the job done. 9:00 on this sunday morning. thank you for joining us. i'm nancy chen. >> kris: i'm kris anderson.
first, a live look outside. showers are slated to head our way today. let's get over to rob eicher with a check on the forecast. with so many activities, it is going to be hit or miss with the showers. >> reporter: i would not cancel your plans, though. the showers are going to be spotty. most will be pretty light. could be a few rumbles of thunder later on this afternoon. right now, not picking up on any lightning. that is not a repeat of last sunday morning. these showers moving to the northeast. heading to the north shore. they are trip. by the time they get to the coastline, hit or his sprinkles, light rain. that is really about it. meanwhile, boston, it is dry. through boston and the south shore. cape, dry and some sunshine. 74 in boston. dew point is 67. that is the type of humidity you would expect in late september in florida. awfully muggy by new england standards in september. a little on the muggy side today. temperature-wise, upper 70's. low 80's. hit or miss showers. may be a rumble of thunder
i wouldn't worry too much about the pats fame. ... pats game. >> kris: an explosion rocks the busy chelsea neighborhood of manhattan. this video shows that blast. 29 people injured. fortunately, no one has died. this morning, we are getting a closer look at the chaos. the surveillance video again. this was taken from a nearby fitness club. a live look at the area right now. yellow tape marks off the scene of the crime. investigators have been working around the clock. they are try explosion. >> nancy: unanswered questions there: a few hours ago, a second pressure-cooker was removed blocks away. amaka ubaka has the story. >> reporter: officials do say this was an intentional act. investigators are searching for the suspect, hoping surveillance video from some nearby businesses can help. >> it was a huge explosion. i and i saw the back window of
at each other. we ran up sixth avenue. >> reporter: an explosion shakes up manhattan. new york city on high alert. surveillance video captures the chaos. >> it felt like a lightning bolt struck the building. it, like, shook the ground. everyone ran out of the restaurants and the streets. the whole city was in the streets. >> we believe, at this point in time, this was an intentional act. >> reporter: the explosion happened around 88:30 p.m. in the chelsea neighborhood in a law enforcement source says. dozens were injured. >> i'm willing to help. come with me. >> we do have video. we are going to use that to help us in our investigation. >> reporter: several hours later, police cleared another suspicious package four blocks away from the explosion site. residents were warned stay away from their windows. reporters had to move as well. . >> are we okay here for a second? >>, no, we are not. report tt second device
we are wires sticking out and what looks to be a cell phone attached. and a piece of paper with some sort of writing on it. police confirming the device was removed by the bomb squad for further investigation. >> because it was not detonated, there might be fingerprints. there might be proof of purchase. there might be other things that could lead the investigation. >> reporter: again, multiple agencies responded to the scene. including the nypd counterterrorism unit and the bomb squad. crews are still investigating that second device that was found cse story all morning and bring you any updates. amaka ubaka, 7 news today in new england. >> nancy: thank you. donald trump telling his sum porters a bomb went off as details were still being confirmed. hillary clinton saying the investigation still needs to unfold. >> i must tell you that just before i got off the plane, a bomb went off in new york and nobody knows exactly what's going on. but boy, we are living in a
tough, folks. we better get very tough. >> we have to let the investigation unfold. we have been in touch with various officials in the mayor's office in new york to learn what they are discovering, as they conduct this investigation. and i'll more to tell you about it when we actually know some facts. >> nancy: officials have yet to determine the exact nature and caus >> kris: that explosion in new york comes hours after a pipe bomb went off in new jersey. the blast happened right before thousands of people were set to run in a charity race. well, now investigators are searching for both a suspect and a motive. >> they are asking if you can leave from here and go west. >> kris: urgent evacuations and a massive response on the
nowhere safe anymore. especially in a town like this. we love it here. you never hear anything like that around here. >> kris: an explosion rocking the course of a marine corps charity race as 5,000 people were getting ready to run. >> the race is canceled for today. >> kris: the blast going off inside a trash can. debris spread hundreds of feet. authorities dressed in tactical gear used robots to secure the scene. they are now investigating the device they say was attached to others that didn't go off. the f.b.i. is now taking over. >> they have the they are examining it to determine how sophisticated the device and the typing element were or are. >> kris: a big surprise for local residents. >> i happened to turn around. about a half mile down, i heard it was an explosion. i thought it was the start of the race. >> it was enough for a major step back to think what that was. >> kris: luckily, there were few runners in the area because the race had been
>> kris: earlier this summer, a tourist was injured in central park after stepping on what was later determined to be a homemade explosive. and this explosion at a racing event, a grim reminder of the terror attack in the boston marathon that killed three people and wounded 264 in 2013. yesterday an intense investigation in seaside park after a blast. that residents are thankful wasn't much worse. the f.b.i.'s terrorism task force will lead other officials to find out who is responsible there. there is no word yet on whether the race s will be resked julied. >> nancy: an armed suspect started threatening people making references to allah. and asking one person if they were muslim before he assaulted them. all the victims had non-life-threatening injuries. the suspect was killed after being shot by an off-duty officer.
off of the coast of nahant. two men pulled from the water and then rushed to the hospital. >> nancy: kelli o'hara has the details. >> when you see something like that, we are like, you can't be of any help, it is hard. >> reporter: an eighth-grader out on the town wharf saturday evening. two divers were in trouble and needed help. >> the boat came back. with two divers onboard. one of which himself. other was unable to make it out by himself. >> reporter: investigators got the call around 5:30 f by boaters who saw the divers struggling in the water. one of the men was unconscious when rescuers brought him in. things were tense on-shore. >> they brought him up on the gurny: wasn't looking too good. for about another 20 minutes, they were doing chest compressions. there was a lot of chaos going on.
they had a very hard time getting him up the ramp. >> reporter: both men were rushed to the hospital. police are investigating what happened. for this 13-year-old who grew up close to these docks, he says situations like these are upsetting. >> it hits close to home. because i work on a lobster boat during weekend. any type of ocean tragedy or any tragedy in itself is scary and sad to see. >> reporter: kelli o'hara, 7 news today in new england. >> nancy: this morning, a tragedy on the tracks. investigators confirming that a 14-year-old was killed by a commuter rail train friday night in newton. according to an e-mail sent to parents, he was a freshman at lincoln sudbury high schooling and had recently moved to needham. the principal saying "while we were just getting to know him here at ls, we were getting to appreciate his love of music and strong sense of self-advocacy. i extend our deepest sympathy and come footion his family
grief counselors will be at the school tomorrow. meantime, police continued to investigate the incident but say they do not suspect foul play. >> kris: police investigating a deadly triple shooting that happened in domp yesterday morning. right near nightgael and wales streets. one man was killed. two others taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. several nearby homes were hit by the gunfire. one bullet went through into one family's home while they were inside asleep. >> nancyol truck. early saturday night, it took off with a woman, clinging to the driver's-side window and didn't stop. police are now asking anyone with information to call worcester p.d. >> kris: to the race for the white house. hillary clinton attended a congressional black koh cause foundation gala yesterday. she was presented with an award for becoming the first woman presidential nominee of a major party. she asked black leaders to help protect the legacy of
that could come under rival donald trump. donald trump, meantime, was in colorado springs yesterday. rallying for his voters. he is still facing some backlash for his comments about hillary clinton earlier in the week. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren addressed the comments, calling donald trump a bully. . >> donald trump has repeatedly invited his supporters to commit a horrific act of violence against his opponent against another human being. i just want you to think for a minute what kind of a man does that. a bully. a twisted bully who can't fight his own fight, who will never be president of the united states. >> kris: donald trump and hillary clinton will come together september 26 for their first presidential debate. >> nancy: still ahead, a bus full of football students
four people killed. dozens more rushed to the hospital. what we are now learning about that deadly collision. >> reporter: tracking some showers this morning. i know what you are thinking. what about the pats game? what about the sox? i have you covered. the forecast coming up. >> kris: breaking news in new york city. an explosion has rocked a busy neighborhood injuring more than two dozen people. a pressure-cooker was found blocks away from that scene. the mayor calling it an intentional act. but so far, no word on who is
>> reporter: if you got tickets to the pats home opener, i wouldn't worry too much. showers north of the pike. i'm expecting that trend to continue at least through the morning hours. no problems for the t with the humidity, though. the humidity levels more florida-like than new england-like. and can't entirely rule out a spotty shower during the game. the best chance for rain will be while you are driving home from the game after things wind down. in fact, the chance of rain increases a little bit later on this evening. a little more worried about the sox game. even still, i think they will get hopefully, the sweep in of the yankees without a problem. but can't entirely rule out a brief rain delay here and there. i think they will get the game
late tonight into the first half of the day tomorrow. it is really tomorrow when we are likely to see the bulk of the rain. so far, on the radar here, these showers, when they hit the new england line, or rather new york line, when they cross the new york state border, they are fairly heavy. as they get further and further east, they start to fall apart here. and if i put the radar into motion, you get the trend. they are moving more northeast than due east. so far, all the rain has been north of the pike and i'm expecting that to continue. i zoom out on that even more. make it into southern new hampshire. then we have a big break in the action. and then another batch that's way down here in kentucky. so in other words, get some showers rolling through morning. probably see several hourls of dry weather during the middle part of the day. maybe another round later on this evening. it is part of a front that is a really slow-moving front. it is going to take a couple of days to get out of here. probably won't be until tuesday before we see a real nice sunny day. very, very hilt or miss showers this afternoon. again, the green areas will be areas that are likely to see
a little bit better chance of rain tomorrow morning into tomorrow afternoon. and then there is that front. still hanging out tomorrow evening. again, we are still looking at some clouds lingering around on tuesday. finally, things start to clear out. temperature-wise, already well up into the 70's. quite a bit warmer than we were yesterday: again, a little bit on the muggy side today. or humid side. that will continue overnight tonight and into tomorrow. best chance of rain late tonight into early tomorrow afternoon. and that is when we rain. clearing out tuesday afternoon. plenty of sunshine for wednesday. and the first day of fall coming up on thursday. >> nancy: much-needed rain there on the way. the first day of fall. >> kris: we need a party. >> nancy: i think so. pumpkin spice lattes. >> kris: pumpkin spice everything. let's just do it that way. >> nancy: sweaters. coming up, a south shore community gets creative to help find a cure for cancer.
fifth-graders with an unshakable bond. the heroic thing that one boy did to help save his friend's life. >> nancy: breaking news out of manhattan. a live look right now at the scene where an explosion last night hurt 29 people. a pressure-cooker similar to the one used in the boston marathon bombing found near the site of that blast. make sure you stay with 7 news as we track the very latest on
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>> nancy: this morning, we are continue to follow breaking news in new york city. an explosion sends people scrambling in a busy manhattan neighborhood. that went off at 8:30 saturday night. shattering windows and nearby cars and businesses. also spreading debris throughout the streets there. 29 people were hurt. one of those injuries considered serious. crews are also investigating now not far from that initial scene. they found what looks like fast pressure-cooker with some wires coming out of it. we will bring you the very latest all morning long here on 7 news. >> kris: also on 7: a terrifying moment in north carolina on the road. look at this. a charter bus packed full of student athletes veering off-course and then crashing. four people were killed. dozens more injured in the accident. >> nancy: investigators are piecing together what went wrong moments before the
fayetteville, north carolina when it crashed into an overpass saturday afternoon. . >> it veered off from its lane of travel into the median. forecast it did miss the concrete columns that basically, support the bridge which is where we are at now. but it did strike a guardrail. >> nancy: the side of the bus sheared away. some passengers were ejected from the bus as it ran off the road and into a median. there were 46 people onboard, including students and coaches from they were on their way to a football game. >> unfortunately, and sadly, as a result, they didn't make it. we had this tragedy that occurred here. >> nancy: family members, relatives, and friends were following the bus when the crash happened. no other vehicles were involved in the violent collision. >> this is probably one of the most tragic accidents because i put it in this context. you have young people. although they are in college, they are just starting their life out.
complete. the north carolina highway patrol is now saying it looks like the bus blew one of its front tires, causing it to swerve into the median and hit that guardrail. >> kris: a wild scene out in arizona. a plane full of sky-divers crashes into a house. we will hear from witness who is described what they saw. fios is not cable.
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>> nancy: welcome back. a south shore community flipping held over heels, quite literally. into the guinness book of world records. >> kris: breaking the record for the most people to do a whart wheel at the same time. the event hoefersed by the hope for caroline foundation in memory of caroline kronk who died in 2013 at the age of five from a rare form of brain cancer. caroline's family says this day was a huge success. >> it's awesome. it is awesome to be able to keep donating and keep making progress and being abling to give to the research community and help out that way. >> yeah. our fight is over. there is 200 kids in this country that need a breakthrough desperately. we are fiting for them. >> kris: the group tried to break the record last year and came up a few dozen people short. saturday, they beat the previous record by almost 90 people. great job there.
>> kris: it takes a lot of coordination for me to do a cartwheel, nevertheless. i would hurt myself. >> nancy: if one person is a little behind the other person, they would crush right into each other. good for them. still ahead on today in new england, the pats squaring off against the dolphins. a few hours from now. gronk sitting this one out, though. why you won't see him on the field. >> reporter: we are tracking some showers this morning. i'll let you know what to expect for the rest of the day coming up. >> kris: drivers, beware. pipeline leak that is triggering a potential spike in gas prices. since 1961, pearle vision has been providing expert eye care. today, we make caring for your eyes even easier. right now, buy one pair of glasses, and get another pair free. this is genuine eye care in your neighborhood.
>> kris: chaos in new york city. 29 people hurt after this explosion rips through a busy chelsea neighborhood. the mayor is calling this an intentional act. >> nancy: a dramatic scene out of arizona. a plane plows right into a house who was onboard when it went off-course. >> kris: the suspect behind a violent attack on police in philadelphia has been identified now. we will tell you what police found at the crime scene. >> this is 7 news today in new england. >> nancy: 9:30 on this very busy sunday morning. welcome back. i'm nancy chen. >> kris: i'm kris anderson. we want to get right over to rob eicher with a check on the forecast. this is a busy sunday. especially in the sports world. >> >> reporter: i know. the bike race this morning. the pats game. the sox game. almost all the rain so far
i expect that to continue through at least the morning hours. because if you kind of watch the direction these showers are going, almost all of them moving to the northeast. got another batch in albany that will be passing through southern vermont and into new hampshire. and then afterthat, got a nice break in the radar. this is not going to be an all-day event whatsoever. some spotty showers this morning. maybe another round a little bit later on today. in between a cloudy but little batch of rain. heading twarld ipswich and other hampton, newburyport. most of the rain, again, across the north shore. south of boston. still getting some sunshine this morning. 74 right now in boston. lots of humidity in the air. a muggy feel. generally, cloudy skies. very, very hit or miss showers. possibly a rumble of thunder as we get into the afternoon hours. again so, hit or miss. i would not cancel any plans whatsoever. we will talk about that and the rest of the 7-day coming up. >> nancy: rob, thank you. chaos in manhattan after an explosion goes off in the crowded neighborhood of chelsea. right now this is a live look at the scene. roads still blocked off there.
29 people were hurt in the blast. fortunately no, one was killed. but early this morning, officials, they discovered a second device a few blocks away from the initial blast. what appears to be a pressure-cooker with a cell phone and some wiring attached. the mayor of new york city calling the initial explosion intentional. >> kris: there is obviously an urgent search to try and find whoever is responsible for placing that bomb. buchanan... amak >> reporter: kris and nancy, the mayor of new york city trying to calm the fears of people who live in the area saying the explosion had no terrorist connection and was not related to a pipe bomb explosion that happened early saturday in new jersey. >> whatever the cause, whatever the intention here, new yorkers will not be intimidated. we are not going to let anyone change who we are or how we go about our lives. >> reporter: this is video
blast went off. you can see people starting to scramble for safety immediately after wards. again, a total of 29 people injured in the blast. including one person who was said to have a serious puncture wound: everyone else just has minor injuries. police and fire crews say texplosion happened near 23rd street and sixth avenue in the chelsea neighborhood. near a major thoroughfare area of the city with many restaurants and at least one supermarket windows in many of those businesses blown out by the blast. take a look at these photos. windows of nearby cars also shattered. witness who is could feel the impact of the blast talking about the terrifying moments. >> i heard obviously, a loud explosion. it was abnormally loud. it was startlingly loud. it was very, very scary. i heard the explosion. and moments later, i heard
metal. >> right now i feel... i'm scared. i don't know what happened. because if you live here, like, the other guy said, it is going to be scary to walk around just to get groceries now. >> reporter: it is still unclear what motivated the blast. right now officials are frantically searching for the suspect, hoping surveillance video from some of the area businesses can help. amaka ubaka, 7 news today in new england. >> kris: both presidential nominees weighing in on the explosion. donald trump supporters that it was a bomb that went off as details were still being confirmed. hillary clinton said the investigation still needs to unfold. >> i must tell you that just before i got off the plane, a bomb went off in new york, and nobody knows exactly what's going on. but boy, we are living in a time... we better get very tough, folks. we better get very, very tough. >> we have to let the investigation unfold. we have been in touch with
the mayor's office in new york, to learn what they are discovering as they conduct this investigation. and i'll have more to tell you about it when we actually know some facts. >> kris: officials have yet to determine the exact nature of the cause of the explosion. >> nancy: this comes hours aftera device went off not too far away in seaside park, new jersey. no one was injured. it happened just before thousands of people were set to run in a marine corps charity race. th officers dressed in tactical gear. they secured the area. a blast went off inside trash can with debris spread thousands of feet. >> kris: 62 syrian soldiers are dead after a botched air strike in syria on sarpd. now, the u.s. is expressing regrelt for the deaths. military officials say the u.s.-led coalition thought it was hitting isis. but it struck syrian government troops instead. an official says the u.s. told russia in advance where the
but russia is still blaming the united states for failing to coordinate this air strike. >> nancy: also on 7: a small plane crashes into a house saturday night in arizona. two people were inside the house at the time of the crash. luckily, they were not hurt. the pilot was rushed to a nearby burn center. and is now in stable condition. officials say the plane was also carrying five sky-divers for the annual constitution fair and all survived the crash. >> by the time he hit lark spur here, he was in too seen the of a dive. i thought he was not going to make it. >> nancy: an investigation is under way. >> kris: now about that deadly shooting rampage in philadelphia. police have identified it is gunman who they say shot two veteran police officers and killed a woman. now there are new clues into this suspect's motive.
. >> we got shots fired! >> kris: 25-year-old nicholas glen who had a criminal record went on a shooting spree across several locations. >> obviously, he was hell-bent on hurting a lot of people. we still aren't clear as to why. >> kris: he is calmly walking the streets as police pursue him. >> we are look for a black male. 20 years of age. >> kris: it started before midnight near the university of pennsylvania campus. sergeant sylvia young was ambushed while sitting in a police car. glen shot her multiple times while she was wearing a bull let proof vest. >> it is miraculous that she is alive. >> kris: he then headed to a bar where he shot two more people. the shooter came from here. >> kris: he used one woman as a shield before shooting her in the leg. a security guard was also shot. >> he was laying here. >> kris: a neighbor poured
see the blood. >> i heard a bunch of shots. then i came to the door. i seen a bunch of cops on the street. running. >> kris: the suspect ran for two more blocks and fired into a white car, wounding a man and killing a woman. finally in, an alley, glen was shot and killed by police fns. but not before wounding another officer. police say the rambling leter found at the crime scene may provide some clues to the shooting, but the motive still remains unclear. >> nancy: a gunman causing trouble on the t darius palmer spent eight hours in a standoff with police after he barricaded himself on an amtrak train friday night. a passenger on the train noticed he had a handgun and called 911. nearly 200 passengers were evacuated. police shut down the tracks in both directions. evechlly, police were forced to use tear gas leading to this man eels surrender and arrest. witnesses say he was yelling loudly and sounded like he was on drugs.
in alabama could lead to rising gas prices right here in our backyard. because that line stretches from texas all the way to new york harbor. it was severed last week, spilling more than 250,000 gallons of gasoline. officials say the pipeline is responsible for 40% of the east coast gas. so price increases and supply issues are expected across a number of states. >> nancy: still ahead, tb 12 may not be on the field tonight. that is not keeping him from the game of football. we will tell you wh spent some time prak ticking...
>> the corner of the end zone! leaping catch for the touchdown! >> kris: tom brady throwing touchdowns this weekend at his alma mater. michigan. the pats quarterback took to facebook to share this video of him throwing a touchdown pass to his son on friday. future receiver in the making, maybe. brady currently serving a four-game suspension but made his way to his alma matter at university of michigan to be team's honorary captain as they squared off against colorado and then beat them handily. >> nancy: our next quarterback
there. keeping that in check, rob. looks like also some nice weather... decent weather for today's game. >> reporter: i would go with decent. not a beautiful day. it does look like the rain will hold off for the most part. not going to be a washout by any means. we are keeping an eye on the tropics. giving us a hint as to how much rain we might get. lots to talk about. we have tropical depression julia. tropical storm karl. we have this disturbance near the coast of africa. the hurricane center has a 70% chance of becoming our next tropical depression. av works. meantime, karl, barely a tropical storm at the moment. could become a hurricane later on this week as it passes south of bermuda. we are interested in julia. this time yesterday, it looked like julia had only hours to live. amazingly, it is actually held together over the last 24 hours and actually, looks healthier now than it has in the last couple of days. the hurricane center believes it will not only hold together but may gain a little bit of strength as it drifts north towards north carolina.
anybody up and down the east coast. for us, we were hoping it would fall apart and some of the moisture would get pulled up to the northeast. that would actually increase our chances of rain tomorrow and increase our chance of beneficial rain. if it holds together as a steady entity or its own entity, i should say, that moisture stays stuck down there. we don't get as much rainfall. but in the meantime, got some generally fairly light showers across parts of the north shore and also parts of the seacoast of new hampshire. again, another batch here towards albany moving across many of those same areas. then there is a nice break in the action. bottom line, the rain that is out there now, this is not going to be an all-day event. spotty showers, mainly well north of the pike this morning. then a break in the action. then possibly some more a little bit later on this afternoon or evening. all part of a front. there is the front. there is what is now julia. and again, we were hoping julia would fall apart and get absorbed into this front and some of that moisture would head this way. now it looks less likely that is going to happen.
of rain a little bit. we are hoping we will get a half an inch when this is all said and done. green areas are likely to see rain. nothing around foxboro. i think we will be okay. a little bit later on, 8:00 this evening, the red sox game. a little bit more spotty green in the boston area. so maybe a brief shower. maybe, maybe a brief rain delay. i still think they will get that game in without any problems. best chance of rain late tonight into tomorrow morning. and that chance of rain goes into tomorrow afternoon. still kind of cloudy lat early part of the day on tuesday. before things finally clear out. temperature-wise, we have upper 60's, low and mid-70's out there. kind of a warm and muggy start. especially compared to the last couple of days. it will be humid through the day and into tomorrow. clearing out tuesday afternoon. lots of sunshine on wednesday. and thursday is the fall equinox. >> kris: we are planning the fall party. nancy is bringing the pumpkin spice everything. we need pumpkin spice cleaning
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>> reporter: no question, this team can only go as far as the pitching can take them. th aftera rough first three months. the pressure as of late falling on the bullpen which showed up in a big way on saturday. sox down 5-4 in the 7th. mookie betts with the high chop in front of the plate. gets over short. allowing xander bogaerts to score. we have a new game here with things even at five. later in the frame, betts on third. warren unloads the wild pitch. betts scores the go-ahead run. the sox relievers never
craig kimbrel blowing them away. 27th day for kimbrel. sox get the win. 6-5. the patriots and dolphins kicking it off today. at 1:00. jimmy garoppolo showing up and showing out. a tough test against arizona. week one. now he faces an equally challenging miami front 7. >> >> they have a lot of good pass-rushers. they are very solid. a good game last week against seattle. a low-scoring game. which tells you once you see the scoreboard, both defends play very well. i think >> reporter: boston college falling against virginia tech. 49-0. you mass beat florida
can have a recap tonight on sports xtra. have a great day. >> kris: new this morning, tight end rob gronkowski, bad news here. he is set to mishis second straight game this season. sources reporting he will not play today against dolphins in the home opener. because of the same hamstring issue that he sustained back in august. caused him to miss the season opener in arizona. gronk did have limited participation in practice week. >> nancy: not great news to hear. it worked out last week. focus on the overall season. much more ahead on today in new england. a life-saving move by a fifth-grader. what he did to help save his friend who was choking. >> kris: dozens rushed to the hospital after an explosion in manhattan. fast few blocks away, a pressure-cooker was found. police are on the scene right now. they are trying to track down whoever is responsible. stay with 7 news for the very
>> nancy: twoen special and unique bond after sharing a scary moment earlier this month. during lunch, one of the boys started choking. >> kris: his friend saw what was happening, rushed right over and likely helped save his buddy's life. nick el mons has this story. >> nick: at ten years old, the things most kids might worry about are relatively light in nature. will they win the football gaj at recess? will batman beat superman? >> who is your hero?
>> reporter: these two are no different. >> video games and football. >> reporter: except for one thing. the it is reason their two families linger when they get together. their bond deeper bawls of it. their hugs longer: sorry. i get choked up over this. >> reporter: earlier this month, the two fifth-graders walked into their vermont elementary school. and sat together at lunch. >> yeah. he said, oh, my god." >> reporter: liam started choking on a grape. >> i didn't know what he knew. i was just really scared. >> i was tingly. i jumped over about two: two people. and i did the heimlich. >> reporter: liam was okay. they dislodged the grape. no training. no practice. just instinct that saved his friend's life. >> i feel grateful that my friend was still alive. >> reporter: when the phone call came, liam's dad was overcome we motion.
tears. >> reporter: the humble fifth-grader is heaped in praise from a family left trying to figure out how you can possibly thank someone enough for saving your son's life. >> thank you. thank you so much. >> yes. for he has my eternal respect and gratitude for what he did. nick emmons, 7 news today in new england. >> kris: two divers pulled from the water after a scare right near the shore. all the details straight all the details straight ahead. golden outside or fluffy inside. deep pockets or delicious ridges. tasty egg or savory bacon. experience dunkin's new belgian waffle breakfast sandwich. it's not this or that. it's all of it.
with an ultra-smooth, full-bodied flavor. discover the craft of cold brew today and keep on. america runs on dunkin'. >> kris: new york city rocked by an explosion. >> nancy: surveillance video showing the exact moment of impact when the blast went off as officials try to zero in on >> kris: they are also taking a closer look at this second device that was found just blocks away. how it may help them in their search. >> nancy: plus, the response from the candidates offering what some are calling two very different perspectives. >> good morning to you. thanks for joining us. it is 10:00. i'm kris anderson. >> nancy: i'm nancy chen. we have to check out the showers headed our way. let's turn things over to rob
forecast. >> reporter: yeah. most of them heading north. the rain has been not just north of the pike. most of it north of the massachusetts border. up into vermont and new hampshire. the showers have been coming in from new york. and when they hit the border, the new york border, they start out fairly impressive. as you can see, we have got an decent amount of rain here. fairly heavy stuff in parts of southern vermont. as they get further east, those showers fall apart and become hit or miss and generally light, as you get towards the seacoast of new hampshire. but this is not going to be an all-day event whatsr. some spotty showers this morning. again, mainly well north of the pike. might see a few more hit or miss showers as we head into the afternoon and evening hours. in between, mostly cloudy skies. even some sunshine: got that out there right now. boston area, 78. but the humidity is up there. dew point, 67. you will notice kind of a muggy feel to the air. again, generally, kind of a mostly cloudy day. can't rule out a hit or miss shower. so hit or miss this afternoon, i wouldn't worry about your plans if you are going to the
the sox game. can't worry too much: can't rule out a rumble of thunder in the afternoon hours. it will be hit or miss. we will talk more in a few minutes. >> kris: well, we continue following the breaking news out of new york city. at west 23rd street, the roads are closed. investigators are on the scene now. continuing the search for a suspect. it was around 8:30 last night when that explosion hit. and you see people on the streets. they start scrambling for safeom a total of 29 people reportedly injured. >> nancy: this right here could be a critical piece of everest in the investigation. a second device found just blocks away. that device described as a pressure-cooker atampd to a cell phone and some wires. >> kris: so far no, word on what may have been inside of the pressure-cooker device. amaka ubaka, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kris and nancy. right now there is no evidence that that was terror attack. but officials do say it was an
investigators are searching for the suspect, hoping surveillance video from some of the nearby businesses can help. >> it was a huge explosion. and i saw the back window of an s.u.v. pop out. like, all the glass went out into the street. my wife and i looked at each other. we ran up sixth avenue. >> reporter: an explosion shakes up manhattan. new york city on high alert. surveillance video captures the chaos. >> it felt like a lightning it shook the ground. everyone ran out of the restaurantses in the streets. the whole city was in the streets. >> we believe this was an intentional act. >> reporter: the explosion happened around 8:30 p.m. in the chelsea neighborhood in or near fast dumpster. a law enforcement source says. dozens of people were injured. . >> i'm willing to help. help. come with me. >> we do have video. we will use that to help us in our investigation. >> reporter: several hours later, police cleared another suspicious package just four
residents were warned stay away from their windows. and reporters whatted to move as well. >> are we okay here for a second? no, we are not. >> reporter: the second device appears to be a pressure-cooker with wires sticking out and what looks to be a cell phone attached. and a piece of paper with some sort of writing on it. police confirm the device was removed by the bomb squad for further investigation. >> because it was not detonated, there might be fingerprints. there might be proof of purchase. there might be otherhi investigation. >> reporter: again, mullle. >> agencies responded to the scene including the nypd counterterrorism unit and the bomb squad. officials don't have a motive for this attack. amaka ubaka, 7 news today in new england. >> kris: donald trump telling his supporters a bomb went off before details were confirmed. hillary clinton said investigations still need to unfold.
before i got off the plane, a bomb went offer in new york, and nobody knows exactly what's going on. but boy, we are living in a time... we better get tough, folks. we better get very, very tough. >> we have to let the investigation unfold. we have been in touch with various officials, includesing the mayor's office in new york. to learn what they are discovering as they conduct this investigation. and about it when we actually know some facts. >> kris: of course, we will continue to follow this story all day long. stay with 7 news for updates both on air and on-line. >> nancy: that explosion came hours after a pipe bomb went off in new jersey. not too far away, the blast happening right before thousands of people were set to run in a charity race. at this point, officials say the incidents are not connected. >> kris: but officials are still searching for a suspect
believe the here and go west. >> kris: urgent evacuations and a massive response on the boardwalk of quiet seaside park, new jersey. it's scary. so scary. you know, nowhere safe anymore. especially in a town like. this we love it here. you never hear anything like that around here. >> kris: an explosion rocking the course of a marine corps charity race as 5,000 people were getting ready to run. >> race is canceled for today. >> kris: the blast going off inside trash can. debris spread hundreds of feet. secure the scene. they are now investigating the device that they say was attached to others that didn't go off. the f.b.i. is now taking over. >> they have the device isolated. they are examining to determine how sophisticated the device and the timing element are. >> i heard an explosion. thought it was the start of the race.
>> kris: luckily, there were few runners in the area. the race had been delayed. >> if the race did go off on time there, would have been a lot of injuries. >> kris: earlier this summer, a tourist was injured in new york's central park after stepping on what was later determined to be a homemade explosive. and this explosion fbs at a racing event, a grim reminder of the terror attacks at the boston marathon that killed three people and wounded 264 in 2013. yesterday, an intense investigation after a blast. that residents are thankful wasn't much worse. the f.b.i.'s terrorism task force is going to lead an investigation with help from other federal and state and local officials to find out who is responsible fbs. no word yet on whether that race itself is going to be rescheduled. >> nancy: eight people were stabbed at a mall in minnesota. the suspects was killed after being shot by an off-duty officer. an armed man was threatening
even asking one person if they were a muslim before he assaulted them. all the victims had non-life-threatening injuries. >> kris: a water rescue in nahant. two divers pulled from the water. one of them uncon. now police are looking into what happened here. kelli o'hara has details. >> you see something like that, we are like, you can't be of any help, it's hard. >> reporter: an eighth-grader s early saturday evening. the call came in that two divers out on the water were in trouble and needed help. >> the boat came back with two divers onboard. one of which hopped out by himself. the other was unable to make it out by himself. >> reporter: investigators got the call around 5:30 from boaters who saw the dyers struggling in the water. by the town's east point. one of the men not conscious when rescuers brought him. in things were tense on shore.
wasn't looking too good. and for about another 20 minutes, they were doing chest compressions on the wharf. there was a lot of chaos going on. people trying to stay out of the way of others. they had a very hard time getting him up the ramp. >> reporter: police say they are investigating what happened. both men were rushed to the hospital. for this 13-year-old who grew up close to these docks, he says situations like these are upsetting to see. >> it hits close to home. because i work on ast and any time of ocean tragedy or any tragedy in itself is scary and sad to see. >> kris: we have confirmed a sad update to this story. a 38-year-old man from danvers, one of the people involved in this rescue, has died. the other man is conscious and expected to be okay. one of the swimmers, a 38-year-old man from danvers has died as a result.
investigators confirming a 14-year-old was killed by a commuter rail train in newton friday night. according to an e-mail sent to parents, he was a freshman at lincoln sudbury high school and had recently moved to needham. the principal releasing a statement, saying "while we were just getting to know him here at ls, we were already beginning to appreciate his love of music and strong sense of self-advocatesy. i extend our deepest sympathy and compassion to his family during this time of grief for their tragic loss." grief the school tomorrow. meantime, police continue to investigate. but they say they do not suspect foul play. >> kris: police also investigating a deadly triple shooting that happened in dorchester early yesterday. right near night-gael and wales streets. one man was killed. two others were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. nearby homes were hit by gunfire. one bullet went right through a family's home and into that house. while they were inside asleep. >> nancy: now the race for the
with the inaugural trail-blazer award in recognition of becoming the first woman presidential nominee of a major u.s. party. she spoke, asking black leaders to help protect the legacy of president obama, warning of a dangerous and divisive vision she called that could come under rival donald trump. donald trump was in colorado springs yesterday. rallying voters there. he is still facing back-lash for his comments about hillary clinton earlier in the week. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren addressed those comments, calling trump a bully. >> donald trump has repeatedly invited his supporters to commit a horrific act of violence against his opponent, against another human being. i just want you to think for a minute, what kind of a man does that? a bully. a twisted bully who can't fight his own fight.
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>> kris: all right. a live look outsided. our sunis and it doesn't look quite as nice as it did yesterday. we don't have that sunshine starting off the day like we did. >> nancy: yesterday was a wonderful day. today a little cloudy. you know, looks like hopefully, rob, it will hold off. we have the season opener here at gillette. we have that sox game at fenway. >> reporter: yeah. hoping for a sweep later on this evening. both games will get off okay. most of the day will be just like you saw. kind of cloudy. not much else. temperature-wise, mild. and almost on the humid side. the fins might feel at home
humidity. best chance for any showers will probably be when you are going home from gillette stadium later on after the game is over. a little better chance of rain this evening. even then, we will still be hit or miss. at most, i'm thinking a brief rain delay. they will get the game in and hopefully, get the sweep in against the yanks. right now, we are some real spotty showers. mainly across vermont and new hampshire. and mostly north of massachusetts here. looks like we've got, i think in new york city. is that right? i'm going tos to it back to nancy and kris. let them get to that. >> kris: all right. we are looking at a live picture of new york city. the man on the right is governor andrew cuomo. the governor of new york. he is getting ready to address the media to update us on that explosion that happened last night. in the chelsea neighborhood. 29 people injured in that blast. they are doing some introductions here and briefing the media on what's happening here. we are going to listen in to the governor when he speaks in
>> nancy: this happened last night. this has been raising a lot of alarms. a lot of people on the streets when this happened. a busy chelsea neighborhood. an explosion. and then causing even more alarm was this pressure-cooker that was found, a second device found blocks away. and they are looking into that because it had wires as well as a cell phone attached. and here is new york governor andrew cuomo. >> thank you very much. first let me begin by thanking frank and ronnie and the whole team at the mta. responders who have done an extraordinary job since this explosion happened yesterday evening. as everybody knows, it was an explosion on west 23rd street. there is significant property damage onworth sides... on both sides of the explosion. 29 people were injured. there were no fatalities. that is something to give thanks for today. when you see the amount of damage, we really were very lucky that there were no
we just inspected the subway station, the station in the immediate area to see if there was any damage done from the explosion to the subway station, the tunnels, et cetera. and we are happy to report that there was no damage. so the m.t.a. is ready to be up and running as early as tomorrow to return to full service for those stations. and exits that are closed. depending on where the investigation is at that time. but we will keep you up to date on that. there is... i have been briefed by all the relevant agencies. at this time, there is no evidence of an international terrorism connection with this
early in the investigation, aened it is just starting. the f.b.i. has brought the evidence, that they have collected from the site of the explosion as well as the bomb that did not detonate. they brought that to quantico. they will be studying that. there was also an incident in seaside park, new jersey. they are also taking that materi that material also. i spoke with governor christie this morning. and we are coordinating resources between new york and new jersey to see if there is anything we can learn. the main coordinate mechanism is something called the joint terrorism task force. and that's up and operational.
jersey appeared to be different than the ones that were in manhattan. as i mentioned, the response by the first responders was extraordinary. you know, you drill all the time. and you run exercises all the time. it is still different when it happens. i spoke to mayor de blasio. the nypd did a great job. the f.b.i. has done a great job. homeland security, new york state police, fire deme everyone really worked together and is coordinating on the investigation. fbs we have no reason to believe at this time, that there is any further immediate threat. but just to be cautious, we will be deploying close to an additional 1,000 new york state police and national
subway stations. again, just to eron the side of caution. i want new yorkers to be confident when they go back to work on monday that new york is up and running and we are doing everything we need to do. and i feel comfortable that this additional deployment will help do that. and is prudent on this occasion. the bottom line number one, whoever placed these bombs, we will find and they will be brought to justice. period. you have the finest police agencies in the world when you come to new york. and we will find who planted these explosives. and they will be punished. number two, we will not allow these type of people and these
life in new york. that is what they want to do. we are not going to let them do it. this is freedom. this is democracy. and we are not going to allow them to take that from us. so feel safe. everything that needs to be done is being done. and more. and we are going to enjoy new york and we are going to go back to work tomorrow. just like we do on any monday morning. >> can you clarify what devices were taken to quantico? the pressure-cooker and then the device in the dumpster. as far as you know, were they both sent to quantico? we were told they were sent to rodman's neck. >> the evidence that is now being gathered is going to quantico. i believe to seaside park. the bombs are en route to can't co. the unexploded device from new
to can't co. i'm not sure. >> we know there was a pressure-cooker. >> they were both similar in design. let's let the f.b.i. do their investigation. again, this is very early. they are just getting the devices. they are just starting the investigation. so once we get the investigation, we will have all the facts. then we can speak intelligently. >> the mayor said last night that there was no evidence this being connected to terror. what are you hearing? >> i believe the mayor was saying there was no connection with international terrorism. and that is correct. no one has taken credit. there have been no international groups that have put out any statements that are connecting them with this action. now, it depends on your
is, obviously, an act of terrorism. but it is not linked to international terrorism. in other words, we find no isis connection. et cetera. but a bomb going off is generically a terrorist activity. that is how we are going to consider it. and that is how we will prosecute it also. but the mayor is correct. there was no link, ats stage, to international terrorism. >> nancy: that is new york governor andrew cuomo giving an update after that explosion last night in new york's chelsea neighborhood. the big headline of that, the update was that there is no evidence at this point, of international terrorism. but this investigation is still very early. >> kris: the governor wanted to stress it is very early in the investigation. they don't want to jump to any conclusions.
gathered up the evidence from the chelsea neighborhood. as well as the evidence from seaside, new jersey. they are taking that evidence down to quantico. both of the device, the pressure-cooker that we saw intact and the one exploded were similar in design. that may give them some sort of clue that they are probably connected. >> nancy: they are going to be looking into why that second device did not go off. they will be looking for the person who is responsible for planting those devices. but they are also saying, of course, that the big in a trash can right before a marine corps charity race, thankfully thorx one was hurt in the incident. they are saying these incidents do not seem to be connected. a lot to follow there.
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