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>> sarah:>> nancy: a young child to the hospital after being hit by a car in brockton. >> sarah: and on just one station, a well-known doctor under arrest, accused of possessing drugs. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. >> nancy: i'm nancy chen in for christa. today a little bit cooler, but yesterday it was really humid. >> sarah chris, we have those cooler mornings, but yesterday was so warm during the afternoon. >> chris: it was. temperatures into the 80s. it's going to be warm in the afternoon over the next several days. if you're looking for that fall weather, we do have it in the seven-day forecast. wait until you see the numbers over the weekend into early next week. temperatures right now a little bit cooler than yesterday morning. very comfortable stuff. the suburbs running into the lower 60s. visibility reduced with dense fog. we do expect that fog to lift fairly quickly this morning.
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high-level clouds across southeastern mass, but overall the sunshine winning out. look at the numbers later on today. low 80s on average. sea breezes kicking in along the coastline. still mild into term evening hours. temperatures running into the 70s. here we go. mid-70s to upper 70s along the coastline. could even fall back a new degrees once the sea breeze kicks in. boston 80 degrees. came back into the 70s. temperatures close to 84 degrees. nowhere close to this over the >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson in for danielle gersh again this morning. >> kris: hi, sarah. happy wednesday, everyone. if only we could make traffic like it is at 5:00 the whole day. that's the zakim bridge heading into town. let's go to the maps and show you what you're dealing with. not a lot to deal with. 95 connecting with 128.
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you may have some road construction closures to deal work but they're wrapping all those up at the 5:00 hour so they can get those cones up off the road. north of town, everything looking good on 93. route 1 in saugus and all the surrounding roads all looking good. take a look at those drive times. you'll like what you see. it is 5:00 a.m. 128 to 93. 11 minutes 128 to the zakim. back to you. >> nancy: kris, thank you. chaos in the streets of protests turned violent after an armed african american man shot and killed by police. demonstrators setting fires. officers in riot gear depolitician tear gas after protesters targeted police cruisers. at one point a major highway was blocked. >> sarah: this morning there are reports of several injuries. 7's jennifer eagan joins us with breaking details. jen? >> jennifer: sarah, nancy, protests continued into the early morning hours in charlotte. officials say several officers have been injured.
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the crowds overnight. the protesting began after a deadly officer-involved shooting in the city. investigators say man was shot on tuesday while officers were looking for a different person at an apartment complex. officers say the man was armed with a gun when a black officer shot him. late last night protesters gathered at the apartment complex. others ended up on a major highway where they forced traffic to be shut down in both directions. smoke bombs were seen going off as officers formed a line to try to block advancing down the interstate. demonstrators say the violence needs to end. >> there was a terrorist new jersey, new york. he was taken alive. they say they wanted to question him. because of you wanting to question him, does his life mean more than our black men across the nation? it doesn't make any sense. >> jennifer: the officer who shot the man has been placed on administrative leave. he's been with the department
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apartment complex. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: breaking overnight, a violent night in two boston neighborhoods. police working several crime scenes. >> nancy: and in dorchester, reports that one person was killed. let's go live to 7's john cuoco for the latest on the investigations. good morning to you, john. >> john: good morning, nancy. we're looking potentially at one person killed, one injured, and cars covered in bullet holes. police are investigating three reported shootings here in proves to be deadly according to the "boston globe." all three happened last night. one took place on downer avenue. another on dudley street, a third on boston street. the "globe" says the man was killed around 8:00. the victim was taken to boston medical center but he later died. investigators have not made an arrest in this case. according to the "globe," police say this was the 24th deadly shooting in boston this year. officers are also looking into reports of shots being fired on rockland street. bullet holes were found in
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area appears to have been injured in the shooting. and finally, the "globe" says, a man who was injured in the shooting on dudley street is expected to survive. they say the man was hit in the leg at around 8:30. this victim was also taken to boston medical center. officers have not said that they have identified a suspect in that shooting. now, all of these cases are developing stories, so when we get more information, we'll bring it right to you. for now live outside boston police headquarters, john cuoco, >> sarah: right now a little boy is in the hospital after being struck in the street. the two-year-old was hit by a car in brockton. 7's nicole oliverio live now with the very latest. nicole? >> nicole: sarah, we spoke with some family members yesterday, obviously too distraught to speak on camera. they say that boy is now in a boston hospital. you can see the only thing that remains from this investigation is the crime scene tape attached to this utility pole.
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two-year-old boy was hit by a car and badly hurt. friends of the family say the boy's parents rushed to his side hysterical. >> i went over there and saw the baby and saw the ambulance. i saw him moving. i don't know what was going on. i was so shaky. >> nicole: police and paramedics quickly arrived. the toddler was put enter an ambulance and taken to a nearby hospital and eventually taken by medical helicopter to boston. >> i went over there and saw the baby in the ambulance. i saw i was so shaky that i didn't see nothing. i don't know. i just know he's not doing too good. he's in boston right now. and i pray that everything comes good. i hope they catch the person and do not let him out until that baby survives. >> nicole: the car that allegedly hit the boy, this toyota. police say the driver stayed at the scene. accident reconstruction crews trying to figure out what happened. right now police are calling this a horrible accident and
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neighbors say in general this is a busy street and people who live there always keep an eye out when children are playing. >> everybody knows everybody here. people keep an eye on them. today i don't know what happened exactly that the eyes wasn't there and the kids just ran. this is the first time. >> nicole: family friends say that they believe the boy was in critical condition. police have not given an update. we do know that his family is with him at the hospital. live in brockton, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: now to a story you'll see on just one station, a prominent north shore plastic surgeon arrested, accused of possessing crack cocaine. 7's victoria warren live in lynn with the details. >> victoria: good morning. dr. sheldon sevinor is nationally known. he's been on programs like "the view" and other tv shows. he was once voted boston's best plastic surgeon, but over the weekend police here in lindsay they call him possessing -- police in lynn say they caught
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he's a well-known, internationally recognized plastic surgeon, but police say he was in possession of crack cocaine in lynn on sunday. >> he's a very powerful person in this town. i'm pretty shocked. i had no idea. >> victoria: according to a police report, a lynn detective watching a suspected drug dealer say he and another officer say they witnessed the doctor buying crack. the detective says when the officers approached the plastic throwing motion toward the ground and we both observed several packets of suspected narcotics fall out of his hand. the doctor has a private practice at north shore medical center union hospital in lynn. union hospital is also where he performed surgery. the doctor has been on the msnc medical staff for 39 years. msnc released this statement. "we are very concerned about
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retirement from our medical staff. additionally we have no record of any prior issues of this nature with the doctor." the doctor's attorney released this statement, "the doctor has been a respected surgeon for 40 years. he has never been accused of any type of inappropriate behavior. that said, i respectfully decline to make any additional comment. we're in the process of reviewing the allegations and will respond at the appropriate time. the doctor's attorney was in lynn district court yesterday setting an arraignment date for next month. live this morning in lynn, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening today, the family of a new hampshire woman who was raped and murdered taking their fight to the state supreme court, trying to reverse an order to unseal records about the victim's past sexual history. lizzi marriott was killed in 2012. the controversial order comes as
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this court order is in direct opposition of the rape shield law to protect a victim's privacy. >> nancy: turning now to the terror takedown in new york and new jersey, the man accused of setting off bombs in both states is now facing federal terrorism charges. federal prosecutors say ahmad khan rahami bought bomb-making equipment online. investigators say he also wrote about planning the attacks in a journal, and one of those entries said he hoped the sounds of the bombs would b rahami is already facing murder charges for injuring two new jersey police officers during a shoot-out on monday. that's officer peter hammer receiving thunderous applause as he was received in the hospital tuesday morning. he was shot in the head while trying to arrest rahami. hammer says he's lucky to be alive. >> i got shot in the head. i'm glad to be alive. i'm glad to be home.
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everybody's concern was overwhelming to me. >> nancy: right now federal investigators are looking into rahami's travel to the middle east to see if he received money or training from terror groups. >> sarah: there are just 48 days until the election. donald trump under fire amid allegations he used charity money to pay for business lawsuits. the report from the "washington post" says trump used more than $250,000 from his own charity to settle the lawsuit. this comes as he told doing things with other people's money. trump and his running mate mike pence will be campaigning in ohio today. >> nancy: the time is now 5:11. still ahead, case closed. a boston police officer cleared of any wrongdoing. why the police commissioner says this video doesn't tell the whole story. >> sarah: plus he didn't see it coming. cameras capture a close friend of brad pitt and angelina jolie
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>> sarah: all right. it's 5:15. nice cool morning. yesterday the afternoon seems really warmed up. it's amazing. and it feels like summer out there. >> chris: it does. the average hike in the summer is the lower 80s. we've been there, especially yesterday. we'll be there again over next several days. the aver age high in this time of year lower 70s. well above that. by this weekend, that's where the fall-like feel comes into play. 69 in boston. very comfortable stuff. a lot of suburbs in the low 60s. the only issue we have is with a little bit of lingering humidity, low-level moisture in place, the longer overnight,
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it's easy for fog to form, especially down close to the south waters here of new england when you get down into buzzards bay, the cape and the islands. that's where the fog has been locally dense. 50s out there in norwood at that airport, a little ground fog close by there. so reduced visibility for some, but i don't think it will be a lingering issue throughout the day. look at the difference in the dew point levels. humidity left over in southern new england. the dew point drops to 49. this is a he humit southern new england as we work into the afternoon. so on the flip side of this front with drying taking place. you saw that yesterday afternoon as the clouds thinned on out and we got a little sunshine in place, despite all of this rain, still lingering to the south of us, none of it is going to make its way into new england. in fact, eventually it will get kicked out off to the east of us. and if you look from whether the wealth is coming in from -- weather is coming in from, low to mid-80s out there this
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day-to-day temperature-wise over the next three days. the biggest change will be after friday. so a warm afternoon ahead of us. fog burns off. more sunshine than clouds throughout the day. it's going to be a warm one tomorrow. again, this is the first day of fall here. officially arriving at 10:21 a.m. temperatures close to 85 degrees. cool front pressing in by late on friday. this will likely trigger some scattered showers some time either late friday, friday night and perhaps a couple of them morning. that is it. the rest of the weekend is dry, it's breezy, a huge cool down ahead of us. 78 to 84 this afternoon. localized sea breezes kicking inch mostly sunny. areas of fog and clouds this morning. comfy cool tonight. cooler. overnight lows down into the mid-50s. 64 in boston. fresh air moving in. windows-open type of night.
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a bit cooler along the cape and the islands, upper 70s there. forecast at gillette, if it's a warm afternoon, it will be a warm tailgate out there. close to 80 for the tailgate. kickoff at 72 degrees. by the end of the game, we're at 68. where is that big change over the weekend into next week? 60 for highs, 40s for lows saturday night and sunday night. >> nancy: true love no more. brangelina is reportedly together. angelina jolie filed court papers on monday citing irreconcilable differences. she and brad pitt have six kids together and actor george clooney expressing his condolences. >> i feel very sorry. that's a sad story and unfortunate for family. it's an unfortunate story about a family. i feel very sorry to hear that. it's first i've heard of it. >> nancy: jolie is seeking
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pitt getting visitation rights. >> sarah: a woman makes a long-distance call for help. officers didn't realize something wasn't quite right. >> jennifer: sarah, this is the kind of story if you search for your police department and then go and dial. the officer on the cape tried to help before he realized what was going on. [phone ringing] >> police. recorded line. officer mcwilliams. >> jennifer: what started as a routine call i mark mcwilliams will never forget. >> it sounds like a typical call. a woman with a british accident. we get a lot of tourists here. >> jennifer: the woman was reporting a phone call in barnstable. but it got confusing. >> where did this happen? >> between livingford. >> where?
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>> where? >> jennifer: the caller was from england. >> you're called the barnstable police department. >> yes. >> in massachusetts. >> massachusetts? >> mcwilliams says he has never received a call from the wrong country. obviously he couldn't help with this call. >> it would be about a six-hour response time for us. >> but they both got a good laugh out of it. i'm sorry. oh, never mind. bye-bye. >> okay. bye-bye. > jennifer: as you probably guess, technology is to blame for this mistake. the woman used the digital assistant on her phone, but it obviously dialed the wrong police department. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: oh, my gosh. it's 5:20, my day had already been made. don't you wish your grandmother sounded like that. have a good, jolly laugh. >> nancy: all right.
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how local high school football players came to the rescue of a cat stuck in a tight spot. >> sarah: the patriots preparing for thursday night, but will it be with or without quarterback jimmy garoppolo. bill belichick weighs in coming
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>> and now time for 7 spowrts with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. the patriots have one more day here today to prepare for the houston texans. they are moving forward with jacoby brissett as their starting quarterback. jimmy garoppolo is recovering from that sprained a.c. joint in his throwing shoulder. and there is virtually no way he could be ready after suffering that injury on sunday night. brissett the only quarterback present for the start of yesterday's walk-through. jimmy garoppolo missing during the media portion. arrived later and was listed as limited. according to espn's adam
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quarterback c.j. yates and sean remember fri but have not signed either one quite yet. red sox and orioles, the last time eduardo rodriguez was involved, he tossed four no-hit innings before leaving with a hamstring injury. last night threw four and one-third without a hit. trey mancini breaks up the no-hit bid with a solo home run, his first career hit. e-rod gives up four runs on two hits. to the seventh, david ortiz breaks t launching a three-run shot to center, his 36th home run, the most by any player in their final season. and the red sox win their sixth straight game 5-2 the final. and dustin pedroia was not in last night's lineup due to a sore left knee. he's getting treatment and red sox manager john farrell says pedroia should be back in the lineup tonight. i'm joe amorosino. that's sports. >> sarah: all right. coming up next at 5:30, a connecticut casino turned enter a crime scene.
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before a police officer opened fire, killing man. >> nancy: the embattled maker of the epipen is set to face lawmakers today, but her message is already coming under fire. >> sarah: and staying on top of breaking news, officers injured when protesters become violent in north carolina. officers kill a man while
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>> sarah: breaking news. chaos in the streets of charlotte, north carolina. protests turning violent after police shoot and kill a man. >> christa: boston police revealed the results of an investigation after an officer is caught on camera roughing up a man on the street. why he's been cleared of any wrongdoing. >> sarah: and how the relatives of sean collier want to honor him and all first responders. >> this is 7news "today in new england."
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this wednesday morning. thank you for waking up with us. i'm nancy chen. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's send it over the lampros with a check of your forecast. yesterday feeling like a nice winter day. >> chris: doesn't want to give up, does it, sarah? we'll feel that way right through friday. 69 degrees in boston. a little more of a comfortable start with slightly less humid weather working back in. low 60s in some of the suburbs. the issue this morning has been locally dense fog. more down to a quarter mile, visibility about half mile hyannis right now. it's not all that widespread. low clouds and fog that we have, mostly sunny skies through the day. here is the trend. look at the dew points to the north and west of us. in the 40s, upper 40s to near 50 with us later on today as mostly sunny skies return. temperatures back into the 80s. summer's warmth through the work week. different story over the weekend. your forecast ahead. >> nancy: chris, thank you. turning it over to another kris.
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there christa. there we are. there's the expressway moving enter boston. now, we want to show you this. we have our first problem this morning popping up at columbia road at exit 15 as we head to the maps. i'll show you what we're dealing with. it is an accident right here. southbound expressway at exit 15. good news is, not good news that it's an accident, but it is southbound so it's not heading into the city, so it shouldn't impede the morning commute heading enter town. there's the expresswaen tunnel. wider view, 3, 24, 95 all connecting with 128. looking good. same thing on the pike. everything is smooth sailing. north of the city on 93 heading into boston. no problems to report there. saugus looking good, as well. take a look at those drive times now to show you. we don't have the drive times some we'll check with those in a little bit. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news in charlotte, north carolina. protests breaking, continuing until term morning hours after a
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an officer shot and killed a black man. investigators say they have been searching for another individual when they spotted the man with the gun. a block officer shot this black man. several officers were injured during the protests throughout the city. breaking overnight, police are investigating three reported shootings in boston including one that proved to be deadly, according to the boston "globe." all three happened last night. one took place on downer ave third on rockland street. the deadly shooting took place in dorchester. according to the "globe," the victim was taken to boston medical center but he later died. no arrests have been made in this case. >> nancy: as be police officer acquitted of using excessive force for an understand debt back in may. the department says the video doesn't tell the whole story. jennifer eagan joining us with
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end of that interaction says he witnessed the altercation itself, but police say the investigation shows things didn't happen the way that witness said they did. >> why are you running? >> the boston police internal affairs department reviewed video and interviewed witnesses. they determined officer edward barrett did nothing wrong when he chased and pinned down milton gurin after gurin hit the off-duty officer's personal car with an umbrella. >> the him. the victim and all the witnessen his own and he fell. >> jennifer: the man who took this video said officer barrett in a red sox jersey slammed gurin's face twice. >> we proved that did not happen. >> jennifer: in another video, you see gurin running down boylston street and officer barrett following. gurin's attorney spoke on his clients behalf saying they were
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>> mr. gurin may have a pattern of doing this type of activity in the past. >> i was a little bit shocked. >> jennifer: commissioner evans says it would have been a felony if the car window had been damaged. that's why officer barrett chased after gurin. >> if someone commits a crime, i expect my officers to act. >> jennifer: the officer remained on the job throughout this entire investigation. he was never discipl. his status will not change within the department. in the control room, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: happening right now, foxwoods casino in connecticut is back open after police shoot a suspect. police say they were trying to arrest a man in a parking lot when he pulled out a gun. investigators say officers then shot the suspect, causing him to fall several floors to his death. the incident leaving many in the area on edge. >> there are a lot of hotel staff that were activated, a lot of security.
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outside the building would be shooting in the glass. we all stayed away from the windows and stuff. >> the incident remains under investigation. >> sarah: a smoke break lands a fugitive behind bars. randy thomas arrested at the mass avenue station. officers were initially going to cite the 36-year-old for smoking a cigarette at the train's platform when they discovered he had walked away from a pre-release program. >> nancy: happening today, in pierre castillo's murder trial. he shot and killed man in boston's theater district four years ago. per was was an army veteran who served in iraq and afghanistan. relatives of murdered mit police officer sean collier calling for an official day to honor first responders. the tsarnaev brothers shot and killed collier in the days following the boston marathon bombing. according to the "herald." collier's brother andrew will head to washington to promote a
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responders day. >> sarah: and more news today, boston police officers cracking down on drag racing in southie. officers say they worked to catch people parse painting in illegal drag races in the new market square area in south boston. during the three-day operation, police issued about 75 citations and 35 criminal complaint applications. the mbta is looking to remove any potentially hazardous tree branches along the green line's d branch. according to t branch today looking for anything in danger of falling on to the tracks. they will then contact homeowners to ask them if the "t" would be allowed to cut down the branches. >> sarah: new this morning, the headquarters for america's test kitchen are relocating. the "globe" says the company announced plans to leave its brookline village building for a larger space in the seaport next summer. the move could mean the company is growing with more than 200 employees now.
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brockton. the cat got stuck down a drainpipe, so the guys used a bucket and rope to rescue him. the big save happened friday night before bridgewater-raynham's big matchup with xavier brothers. it may have brought them some luck. the team scored an upset victory. as for the cat, it ran off after being freed. >> nancy: well, a special flower set to bloom commonly known as the corpse flower. it only blooms about every six years. when it d will give off a stretch that has been linked to rotting flesh. get excited. the plant is expected to bloom by the end of the week. sounds like a perfect date night, don't you think? >> sarah: oh, my goodness. still ahead on 7news, a memorial vandalized in milton. why its creator is calling it a hate crime. >> nancy: plus the cancer-causing pollutant found in the drinking water of more than 200 million americans.
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>> sarah: trending today. a vacation disappointment ending in a rarefied in arkansas. it all start when a woman lost her special diamond necklace when a ceiling collapsed. she headed to crater of diamond state park where she found a diamond twice as big after searching for just ten minutes. search for diamonds in arkansas, people. a bridal party in pennsylvania going viral for posing w the bride works at a rescue organization, and since this litter of puppies came right before her wedding, she knew she had toen cloudy them. the groomsmen got in on it, as well. hopefully a bunch of people at the wedding decided to adopt them. >> nancy: that is too cute. puppies are not known for bladder control, are they? >> sarah: i didn't think about that, nancy, but, yeah, let's hope those pictures were taken after the wedding. >> nancy: you don't want to know what happens 20 seconds
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morning. everything you need to know and go is up next. many iphone 7 users are saying they can't hear over a strange hissing noise. >> sarah: and violent protests in north carolina following a
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>> sarah: it's 5:45 right now. we have everything you need the start your day off right. nice cool morning, but yesterday it really warmed up. >> nancy: it was very humid out there, at least yesterday. lampros, what do you have for us? >> chris: summer does not want to give up. summer stance, 69 in boston. low 60s in the suburbs. not quite as warm and muggy as yesterday morning, but still heat and humidity left over, especially close to the coastline, down southeastern mass. we've had areas of dense fog continuing there, as well. hyannis a half mile visibility. patchy fog this morning, but the overall trend will feature more and more sunshine as we go throughout the day. look at the change to the north of us with the dew point level into the 40s across burlington, vermont. here is the low humidity that's going to be mixing in to southern new england as we go throughout the day. so you're going to notice a big difference humidity-wise. very comfortable stuff. it will be warm this afternoon with mostly sunny skies
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that mild air will continue to work into new england, so even though fall officially arrives tomorrow, not going to feel that way. low to mid-80s in the afternoon. equinox at 10:21 a.m. mid to late week warm-up, and then we cool down by the weekend. and this is going to be a big change here. add in the breeze, and certainly we'll note the difference on saturday and sunday, and, yes, apple-picking weather will feel that way over the weekend with temperatures mid to upper 60s on saturday, likely in the l nowhere close to that today, warm, lower humidity this afternoon. localized sea breezes kicking in. i think we'll knock temperatures back a bit along the coastline this afternoon. temperatures running in the upper 70s to lower 80s. there is that seven-day forecast with summer not giving up the next few days. does give up and give into fall weather into early next weekend. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: happy wednesday, everyone. let's take a live look outside. the expressway, having some
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lights. as we go to the maps, there's an accident in dorchester at columbia road. it's in the southbound lane, but when you combine the flow of traffic along with the onlooker delay, that's why you see the red backing up in the northbound lane. it's 26 minutes split to the tunnel. wider view, 3, 24, 95, looking good up until you get around the braintree split area around 128. that's going to have some slowdowns here. here is the mass pike heading into boston. you see all the green, sailing until you get to the tollbooths there. you'll have system back-ups. to the north, no real issues to report. 93 looking good. maybe a little slowdown as you cross over 128, getting closer to town. as you get closer to boston, no real issues on route 1 in saugus. everything looking pretty good. let's take a live look at your drive times to show you the split to the tunnel. 24 minutes. 12 minutes, 128 to the 93. and 128 to the zakim is going the take you about 12 minutes. back to you, guys.
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protests turn violent after man is shot and killed by police. demonstrators setting fires. officers in riot gear deploying tear gas after protesters target police cruisers. at one point a major highway was blocked. >> sarah: this morning there are reports of several injuries. 7's jennifer eagan joins us now with breaking details. >> jennifer: sarah, protests continued into the early morning hours in charlotte. officials say several officers have been injured. police used tear gas to try to break up the crowds overnight. the protest deadly officer-involved shooting in the city. investigators say man was shot on tuesday while officers were looking for a different person at an apartment complex. officers say the man was armed with a gun when a black officer shot him. late last night protesters gathered at that apartment complex. others ended up on i-85. traffic with -- traffic was stopped in both directions. smoke bombs were seen going off
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the interstate. the officer who shot the man has been placed on administrative leave. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah:>> nancy: jen, thank y. a police officer was injured after a brawl on tuesday night. one person was arrested on a gun charge. police arrested seven more people after the brawl. the officer was hurt while running after a suspect. >> sarah: two mothers in salem, new hampshire, are facing charges after police say they were drunk with their infants at the mall. investigators say bailey lacoste and amber giordiano admitted to drinking while taking care of their children on monday. police say one of the women was lying in a puddle while holding her child above her head. they have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. >> nancy: a rhode island man accused of plotting with isis is set to plead guilty. the man is set to face terrorist charges. he and two massachusetts men
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organized a prophet muhammad cartoon contest last year. that attack never happened, but the man's associate was killed after allegedly charging police with a knife in roslindale. >> sarah: right now boston animal control looking for the owner of these two dogs. they say the dogs were tied the a tree and abandoned at the arnold arboretum over the weekend. they're asking anyone who recognizes the dogs or saw them to give a heartless crime in milton. thieves steal a special sculpture made to honor victims of the holocaust. one of those victims the artist's sister. the artist says he made the sculpture to honor the people who died. >> a decent resting place for my sister and for the 1.5 million children who also died in the
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because they went up in smoke. >> sarah: the sculpture was two bronze stars of david along with hands that symbolized the final resting place for the victims. >> nancy: happening today, the house homeland security committee is celt to meet this morning following the terror takedown in york. the morning's hearing will address how to stop potential future attacks. it follows separate explosions that happened over the weekend. ahmad khan rahami has been arrested and charged in connection w and the head of the company that drastically raised the price of its lifesaving epipen will testify during a congressional hearing today. mylan c.e.o. heather bresch is set to answer questions from the house oversight committee. bresch is saying mylan doesn't plan to lower its price. they've been slammed for raising the price of the epipen to $600. >> sarah: the c.e.o. of wells tar go under fire from elizabeth
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stumpf for profiting off deceptive practices. stumpf fired 5,300 employees when the fraud was exposed. warren told stumpf he should be the one losing his job. >> you squeezed your employees to the breaking point so they could cheat customers and you could drive up the value of your stock and put hundreds of millions ofol pocket, and when it all blew up, you kept your job, you kept your multimillion dollar bonuses, and you went on television to blame thousands of $12 an hour employee. ism warren also demanded the system -- sec and the department of criminal justice investigate. a lawyer for man who shot an
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he says officer betty jo shelby believes terence crutcher was on drugs and was uncooperative when his car stalled in the middle of the road. the lawyer confirmed that shelby shot and killed crutcher because she thought he was reaching inside his s.u.v. for a gun. attorneys for crutcher's family disagree. officials are still investigating this morning to see if criminal charges should be filed. to the fight against isis now. the u.s. has reached a preliminary conclusion that russian warplanes convoy in syria. the white house has taken the position that russia is responsible for the strike regardless of whether it was their planes or the syrian regime that carried out the attack. convoy was hit monday night, prompting the u.n. to halt this aid operation in syria. >> sarah: 7news now turning to complaints about the new iphone. >> nancy: customers say the iphone 7 is making some strange sounds. apple has gotten several complaints that the iphone 7
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hissing noise. customers have posted videos on twitter of the phones making that noise and iphone users say the sound happens when it's using a lot of apps. samsung meantime says 500,000 replacements for its galaxy note 7 have now arrived in the united states, and people will be able to start exchanging them today. the phones were recalled after reports they burst into flames. samsung says they have already exchanged about 25% of the phones in the u.s. >> sarah: new report is leading to some water worries for people who drink tap water. the report says more than 200 million americans are drinking water that potentially contains dangerous amounts of a toxic carcinogen. water samples in phoenix had the highest level of toxin nationwide. and samples from city wells had the highest levels of the con am contaminant but only contribute a small traction to tap water. >> nancy: if you feel like
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lately, it might be because of what you're eating. >> sarah: so eat this not that has some food mood killers. bagels. what? they're made from white grains, which have no nutritional value, and their simple carbs cause rapid mood swing, especially if you'd them without some kind of protein. i ate them the whole time i was pregnant. >> nancy: and you were fine. >> sarah: french fries, you're most likely eating fries with a lot of saturated fat and salt. that can give you a lot feeling sluggish and irtdable. -- irritable. coffee in moderation is okay. like fries it will give you a peak in energy but cause you to crash later. i don't know if i can cut out information oy of this these things. >> nancy: especially if i'm in a bad mood. i love french fries. i'm an emotional eater. >> sarah: it's really good if you dip it in a wendy's shake. >> chris: i have not tried that, but i'll sit here and be in a grumpy mood. i had a bagel and coffee.
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coffee is supposed to be uplifting. it's not supposed to put you in a bad mood. 78 to 84 this afternoon. areas of fog this morning. much cooler over the weekend. more on that coming up. >> nancy: chris, thank you. stay with us.
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>> nancy: breaking news. a dozen officers injured as protesters clash with police in charlotte. demonstrators take over a highway. >> sarah: also breaking, an erepresent shun of violence in boston. three separate shootings, at least one with deadly results. >> nancy: a tragic crash in
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streets. >> sarah: also a well-known doctor under arrest, accused of possessing dress. -- drugs. it's a story you'll see on just one station. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: hey, good morning to you. >> nancy: 6:00 on this wednesday morning. i'm nancy chen in for christa. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's send it over to chris lambert with a check of your forecast. it felt like a summer afternoon. >> chris: it did, at least away from the immediate coastline temperatures in the couple days. 58 in norwood. 68 in boston. overall not as warm as yesterday morning, although we have a smidge of humidity left over. some patchy areas of fog this morning. i do expect any areas of cloud and fog to dissipate by mid to late morning. that means a lot of us return to mostly sunny skies. temperatures return to the low to middle 80s. right along the coastline sea breezes king on in. a smidge cooler there this afternoon. how about the weekend?
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apple-picking weather, it's there. more on this forecast ahead. >> nancy: chris, thank you. turning now kris, kris anderson. >> kris: you can pick your apples, you just can't pick your traffic pattern. the expressway is moving, just not as quickly as we like to see. we'll show you what you're dealing with if you're headed out this morning. a 30-minute drive from the split to the tunnel. you see a lot of red in the middle. look at this as we go to the wider view on the 3 and 24. lots of backupsn connected with 128. 95, looking good up to around the braintree area when you approach the split. the pike is looking good if you head into boston. no real slowdowns as you get closer to the city. north of the city, a little slowing on 93 as you cross over 128 and into boston now into town. there's in real problems there except, again, south of town where you have that expressway slowdown. let's go to the drive times and show you what we're dealing. with split to the tunnel.
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128 to the zakim, 13 minutes. back to you, guys. >> sarah: we're following breaking news now. violence in the streets of north carolina. protesters have been demonstrating all night long. >> nancy: they're angry over a deadly police shooting. jennifer eagan is following the story. >> jennifer: nancy, one officer was hit in the face with a rock. protesters took to the street after police fatally shot a man while serving a warrant for someone else on tuesday. tactical gear and deployed what appeared to be tear gas in an attempt to disperse the angry crowd. officials say several police vehicles were vandalized. you can see people here jumped on a marked van and kicked in its windows. demonstrators then shut down interstate 85. they looted tractor-trailers and started a fire on a highway. the protests began after man was shot on tuesday. investigators say officers were looking for a different person at an apartment complex when they say a black officer shot the man. officers say the man was armed
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>> there was a terrorist new jersey/new york, he was taken alive. they say they wanted to question him, so because you want to question him, does his life mean more than our black men across the nation? it doesn't make any sense. >> the officer who shot the man has been placed on administrative leave. he's been with the department for two years. investigators also say they recovered a gun from a scene at an apartment complex. in the newsroom, high's, 7news "todayne >> sarah:>> nancy: jen, thank y. three separate shootings keeping police busy. at least one of them deadly. >> sarah: 7's john cuoco live at boston police headquarters with more. john? >> john: sarah, we're looking at one person killed, another injured, and cars covered in bullet holes. police are investigating three reported shootings in boston, including one that proved to be deadly according to the "globe." all three happened last night.
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third on rockland street. the "globe" says a man was killed in the shooting on downer street around 8:00. the victim was taken to boston medical center but later died. investigators have not made an arrest in this case. according to the "globe," police say this was the 24th deadly shooting in boston this year. of course, all of these shootings are developing stories, and, of course, when we get more information, we'll make sure to bring them right to you. for now, we're live outside boston police headquarters, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: john, thank you. now to a child tragedy in brockton. a two-year-old boy hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a car. 7's nicole oliverio is live with more. nicole? >> nicole: well, the family obviously too distraught to speak on camera. last night they said that boy was rushed to a boston hospital. as i step out of the way, you can see all that remains of the scene here is the crime scene tape that's tied around a
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market street in brockton shut down after police say a two-year-old boy was hit by a car and badly hurt. friends of the family say the boy's parents rushed to his side hysterical. >> i went over there and saw the baby inside the ambulance. i saw him moving. i don't know if they were moving him or not. i was so shaky. >> nicole: the toddler was eventually taken by helicopter to boston. >> i don't know. i just know he's not doing too good. he's in boston right now. and i pray that everything comes good. i hope they catch the person and do not let him out until that baby survives. >> nicole: the car that allegedly hit the boy, this toyota. police say the driver stayed at the scene. accident reconstruction crews trying to figure out what happened. neighbors say in general this is a busy street and people who live there always keep an eye out when children are playing. >> everybody knows everybody here. people keep an eye on them.
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there and the kids just ran. this is the first time. >> nicole: sadly the boy lives only a few houses away from where he was hit by that car. hits parents remain by his bedside at the hospital. so far no update on the boy's condition. that's the latest live in brockton, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: now to a story you'll see on just one station, a prominent north shore plastic surgeon arrested. he's accused of possessing crack cocaine. 7's victoria warren live in lynn with the details. >> victoria: dr. sheldon sevinor, very well-known, who has been on tv programs like "the view" and other national program, he was once recognized as boston's best plastic surgeon. other the weekend police here in lynn arrested him, saying they caught him possessing crack cocaine. he is a well-known, internationally recognized plastic surgeon, but police say dr. sheldon sevinor was in possession of crack cocaine in lynn sunday.
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i'm pretty shocked. i would have no idea. >> victoria: according to the police report, a lynn detective who was watching a suspected drug dealer says he and another officer believed they witnessed dr. sevinor buying crack. the detective goes on to say when the officers approached the plastic surgeon's car, sevinor made a throwing motion toward the ground and we both observed several twists of suspected narcotics fall out of s dr. sevinor has a private practice inside the medical building at north shore medical center union hospital in lynn. union hospital is also where he performs surgery. dr. sevinor has been on the nsnc medical staff for 39 years. nsnc released this statement. "we are very concerned about these allegations and have accepted dr. sevinor's immediate retirement from our medical staff. additionally, we have no record of any prior issues of this
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the doctor's attorney released this statement, "dr. sevinor has been a respected surgeon for 40 years. he has never been accused of any type of inappropriate behavior. that said, i respectfully decline the make any additional comment. we're in the process of reviewing the allegations and will respond at the appropriate time." the doctor's attorney was in lynn district court yesterday to set an arraignment date for next month. live this morning in new england." >> sarah: turning now to the terror takedown in new york and new jersey, the man accused of setting off bombs in both states is facing federal terrorism charges. federal prosecutors say ahmad khan rahami bought bomb-making equipment online. investigators say he also wrote about planning the attacks in a journal. one entry said he hoped the sound of the bombs would be heard in the streets. officials say rahami's father
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federal investigators say neighbors heard rahami's father calling his son a terrorist. he told the f.b.i. that rahami was just angry and that he had no reason to think he actually was a terrorist. >> yeah. >> sarah: new jersey police officer peter hammer receiving thunderous applause as he was released from the hospital tuesday morning. he was shot in the head while he was trying to hammer says he is lucky to be alive. >> i appreciate everything. i need time to recover. i was shot in the forehead. i'm glad to be alive. i'm glad to be home. i appreciate all of. this i spoke to the president, the director of the f.b.i. everybody's concern is overwhelming to me. >> sarah: right now federal investigators are looking into rahami's travel to the middle east to see if he received money or training from terror groups.
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days now until the election. donald trump under fire amid allegations he used security money to pay for business lawsuits. a report from the "washington post" says trump used more than $250,000 from his own charity to settle those lawsuits. this comes as he told supporters yesterday, "there's nothing like doing things with other people's money." trump and his running mate mike pence will be campaigning in ohio today. and as election day gets closer, massachusetts officials want to remind selfie allowed to take take a picture of a completed ballot, but one election official says there's not much you can do to prevent it. i always take a picture of me with the sticker that says "i voted." >> sarah: stay away from the ballot, well, the picture, not the ballot. still ahead, boston police addressing the controversial actions of an officer that were
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>> nancy: and say it ain't so. brangelina breaking up. hear how friend george clooney responded to the news. >> sarah: a wrong number on the cape. office centers barnstable left scratching their heads when they get an emergency call from an ocean away. >> chris: comfortable this morning. upper 50s in the suburbs. 69 degrees in boston. you may need a light jacket this morning, but the kids arguing for testimony shirts and shorts this afternoon, you have the weather for it. temperatures running into the
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>> sarah: welcome back. 6:14678 i'm hoping for another
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>> nancy: today is the last day of summer. >> sarah: so tomorrow is first day of fall. >> we have to celebrate with some pumpkin spice. i went the sarah's house this afternoon for the party, and she had pumpkin spice cleaning material, too. >> chris: i didn't even know they made that. that's news to me. when you weren't looking, nancy was snooping around the house. she's one of those guest, big crowd, i think i'll make my way around and see what's going on. i had no idea. 58 degrees in 69 this morning in boston. if you're waiting for the weather to coincide with your i guess pumpkin spice cleaning products and drink, as well, we'll wait until the weekend and feel a huge change temperature-wise then. visibility locally reduced to fog, about a quarter mile from norwood over to bedford. i have a mix of fog and even some mid to high-level clouds down into southeastern mass. but that will lift. the clouds break apart and most of us enjoy mostly sunny skies
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look at the dew points to the north and west of us. that's the lowest humidity that's going to be working on in. so we do enjoy dew points into the 40s and lower 50s over the next couple afternoons. a little bit of a bump up on friday, and then as the cool air pours in over the weekend, the humidity goes crashing down as well. taking a look back into the midwest, low to mid-80s from detroit to pittsburgh this afternoon. that's summer stance. that's going to be working in here for a couple of days before it finally gives in byhe late in the day on friday evening, i think we're going to start the feel the change as the cold front slides on in with some scattered showers, maybe even a rumble of thunder overnight friday. saturday morning, i can't rule out a spot shower first thing in the morning. i think overall the trend is drying out mid-morning on. and, yes, fall officially arriving tomorrow. the equinox is at 10:21 a.m. fall-like weather won't arrive, a two-day lag there until
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localized sea breezes kicking in. we'll shake off the fog and the low clouds. and there is that seven-day forecast. much different feel to the air saturday and sunday. not only do we have cooler temperatures, but we're going to have some added breeze that helps gives that cool feel to the air. apple-picking weather over the weekend. cooler temps in the 60s on monday. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: thanks, sarah this is the expressway. you see taillight, brake lights. traffic is steadily moving. just pack your patience. we want to start north of the city when we head to the maps. there are a couple problems. first up in burlington, route 3 southbound and 128, there is an accident. you see the back-up it's causing. also in wilmington on 93 right at 129, there is another accident. so two back-ups there causing some delays as you get on the 128 an as you head into town on 93. this is a closer look at boston.
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town. but south of the city, again, you saw the cameras, 33 minutes from the split all the way up to the tunnel. lots of red to deal with this morning, and that stretches into 3 and 24, connecting with 128. the back-up on 24 getting ray, way, way down there. 95 not so bad. but when you get up to 128 around the split, it's pretty tough. the smiek is smooth sailing, and quick look at the drive times before you head out the door this morning. 28 minutes split to the tunnel. 128 to 93. 128 to the zakim is going the take you about 16 minutes. ck >> sarah: thanks, kris. it's a surprise split for brang lee nap. the hollywood power couple reportedly ending their marriage after they've been together for about 12 years now. angelina jolie filed the divorce papers monday citing irreconcilable differences. she and brad pitt have six children together. actor and friend george clooney also was surprised by the news. >> i feel very sorry. that's a sad story and unfortunate for family.
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a family. i feel very sorry to hear that. it's the first i've heard of it. >> sarah: owely is seeking full custody of all six children with pitt getting visitation rights. >> nancy: a woman makes a long-distance call for help to police on the cape, but officers soon realize something is just not quite right. she initially called to report a car accident, but it turns out she was looking for police across the pond in england. jennifer eagan joining us now with m >> jennifer: nancy, this is the kind of thing that can happen if you search for your police department and then just go ahead and dial. the officer on the cape did try to help before he realized what was going on. [phone ringing patients. >> barnstable police. recorded line. officer mcwilliams. >> jennifer: what started as a routine call is now an experience barnstable police officer mark mcwilliams will never forget. >> it sounded like a typical call. it was a woman with a british accent.
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>> jennifer: the woman was reporting a minor car crash in barnstable, but when the officer asked for more information, it started to get confusing. >> where did this happen? >> between muddiford and ilfracombe. >> between where? >> muddiford? >> muddiford? >> yes, muddiford. it's between barnstaple and ilfracombe. >> between barnstable and where? >> ilfracombe. >> jennifer: the caller was some 3,000 miles away in england. the towns ilfracombe are not farn from barnstaple with a p. >> you called barnstable in massachusetts. >> massachusetts! >> jennifer: mcwilliams has never received a call from the wrong country. but this call... >> it would be a six-hour response time for us. >> jennifer: they both got a good laugh out of it. >> i'm sorry. go on, laugh. never mind. bye-bye. >> okay. bye-bye. >> jennifer: so technology is
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assistant on her phone, but it obviously dialed the wrong police department. in the control room, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: one of my favorite stories of the day. >> nancy: oh, absolutely. oh, never mind. bye-bye. >> sarah: i wish i could call my grandmother. whenever i went to the u.k. for a vacation. you haves be over, there you have worcester. you have sandwich. it's just like i think we just stole all the names. >> sarah: very confusing. >> sarah: all right. still ahead, a push for a new national holiday. working to make it happen. >> nancy: and the family of a murdered unh student taking their fight to the state supreme court. they're trying to protect the victim's privacy. plus the red sox flying high
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>> and now time for 7sports with joe amorosino. >> joe: good morning. the patriots have one more day here today to prepare for the houston texans. they are moving forward with jacoby brissett as their starting quarterback. jimmy garoppolo is recovering from that sprained a.c. joint in his throwing shoulder. and there is virtually no way he could be ready after suffering that injury on sunday night. brissett the only quarterback present for the start of yesterday's walk-through. jimmy garoppolo missing during the media portion. arrived later and was listed as limited. according to espn's adam schefter, the team worked out renfree but have not signed either one of them quite yet. red sox and orioles, the last time eduardo rodriguez was in baltimore, he tossed four no-hit innings before leaving with hamstring injury. last night threw four and one-third without a hit. trey mancini breaks up the no-hit bid with a solo home run, his first career hit. that made it 2-1.
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to the seventh, david ortiz breaks this game wide open, launching a three-run shot to center, his 36th home run, the most by any player in their final season. and the red sox win their sixth straight game 5-2 the final. and dustin pedroia was not in last night's lineup due to a sore left knee. he's getting treatment and red sox manager john farrell says pedroia should be back in the lineup tonight. i'm joe amorosino. that's sports. >> sarah: all right. still ahead, a crackdown on drag racing if boston. wait until you hear how many driv >> sarah: also a park ranger comes to the rescue of a couple dogs found in a local park. >> sarah: and more on breaking news. chaos in charlotte, north carolina. a dozen officers injured in protests. demonstrators shutting down a
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>> sarah: breaking news. violence on the streets of charlotte. officers injured as protesters shut down a highway. >> nancy: why as be officer has been cleared of doing anything wrong. >> sarah: a new push for a new national holiday. the family of sean collier spearheading the effort for the first responders. >> nancy: and the mystery of these two dogs. animal control looking for their owners. >> this england." >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. thanks for staying with us at 6:30. i'm sarah french. >> nancy: and i am nancy chen in for christa today as the last full day of summer, i think that means we need to celebrate with lob stir rolls. >> sarah: we have to celebrate summer. >> chris: you'll wash the lobster rolls down with pumpkin spiced lattes. a compromise. upper 60s in boston. upper 50s in the suburbs.
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yesterday morning, but some lingering humidity in place. with that in mind, we see localized areas of dense fog. visibility in bedford and norwood as well as hyannis and down across the vineyard. any clouds we have this morning trying to move out to the sunshine. so we do expect mostly sunny skies to prevail throughout the day. and there is that summer-like feel to the air. lower to middle 80s at least away from the coastline this afternoon. localized breezes kicking on in. the bottom line, more weak during the work week, although the humidity is lowerg feature a much cooler weekend with highs in the 50s. more on that forecast ahead. >> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: hey, sarah. happy wednesday, everyone. live look outside at the expressway. cars are moving. that's always a positive sign as they get closer to town. north of the city there are some problems we need to show you on the map because you have to be aware before you head out this morning, first over in burlington, an accident route 3 southbound at 128. you see the back-up it's causing there.
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that's in wilmington. there goes another accident. 93 southbound at route 129. so right as you get to 128 on both of those roads, there's going to be some back-ups and some delays. as we get closer to boston, you see 93 getting into boston is slowing down, as well. south of the city, there's another problem. 35 minutes from the split up to the tunnel. and the red slowdowns continue on to route 3 all the way down here on 24 and even the red now on 95 stretching down a little bit. 128 pretty smooth until you get closer to some slowdowns as you get into framingham and then closer to the city right when you get around the tollbooth. expect some slowdowns there. let's go to your drive times to show you what you're dealing with as you head out this morning. split to the tunnel 30 minutes. 128 to 9314 minutes. 128 to the zakim bridge is going to take you 24 minutes. back to you, guys. >> sarah: chris, thank you. we're follow breaking news out of charlotte, north carolina. violent demonstrations into the early morning hours after a deadly police-involved shooting.
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the protests throughout this city. and protesters also shut down parts of highway and damaged vehicles. protests started after an officer shot and killed a black man. police were searching for another individual when they spotted the man when the gun. it was an african american officer who shot that black man. boston police investigating three separate shootings, one of them deadly. investigationers have not made an arrest in this case. also a two-year-old boy in the hospital after being hit by a car in brockton. it happened on market street. he was taken to as be hospital by helicopter. police say the driver remained at the scene right now. he has not been charged. >> sarah: as be officer has been cleared of using excessive force in this rough encounter recorded earlier this year. the department sayings that video doesn't tell the whole
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more. >> jennifer: sarah, the man who recorded the end of that interaction says he witnessed the altercation himself. but the investigate says things did not happen the way that witness says it dud. >> the boston police internal affairs department reviewed video and interviewed witnesses. they determined officer edward barrett did nothing wrong when he chased and pinned down milton with an umbrella. >> the narrate your says he tackled him. the victim and all the witnesses clearly say that he tripped on his own and he fell. >> jennifer: the man who took this video said officer barrett in a red sox jersey slammed gurin's face into the pai.d twice. >> we proved that did not happen. >> jennifer: in another video, you see gurin running down boylston street and officer barrett following. gurin's attorney carl williams spoke on his client's behalf
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like this one. >> mr. gurin may have a pattern of doing this type of activity in the past. >> i was a little bit shocked. >> jennifer: commissioner evans says it would have been a felony if the car window had been damaged. that's why officer barrett chased after gurin. >> if someone commits a crime, i expect my officers to act. >> no crime was committed. it was very clear that no crime was committed. >> jennifer: the officer remained on the job throughout this entire investigation. he was never disciplined. within the department. in the control room, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: relatives of murdered mit police officer sean collier are calling for an official day to honor first responders. the tsarnaev brothers shot and killed collier in the days following the marathon bombings. according to the "herald," collier's brother andrew will head to washington next week to promote a bill that could lead to the creation of national first responders day. a facebookwoods casino in
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police shoot a suspected. police say they were trying to arrest man in a parking lot when he pulled out a gun. investigators say officers then shot the suspect causing him to fall several floors to his death. the incident remains under investigation. >> sarah: happening today, the family of a new hampshire woman who was raped age murdered now taking their fight to the state supreme court trying to reverse an order to unseal records about the victim's past sexual history. lizzi marriott was killed in 2012. the controversial ord her murderer appeals his conviction. this court order is in direct opposition to the rape shield law that protects a victim's privacy. also boston police officers cracking down on drag racing in southie. officers say they worked to catch people participating in a a -- in illegal drag racing in the new market square area of south boston. police issued about 75 citations and 35 criminal complaints in the three-day investigation.
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these two dogs. they say the dogs were tied to a tree and abandoned at the arnold arboretum over the weekend. they are asking anyone who recognizes the dogs or saw them at the arboretum to give them a call. [crying] >> pull up, pull up. >> sarah: bridgewater-raynham high school football players rescue a cat in brockton. the cat gottu drainpipe, so the guess used a bucket and rope to rescue him. the big save on friday may have brought them some luck. the teens scored an upset victory in their game. as for the cat, it ran off after being freed. >> nancy: didn't even stay around the say thank you. i.love seeing those football players in their uniforms going in to save a little kitty. >> nancy: still ahead, danger
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>> it's 6:45. time to know and go. >> breaking news. violent protests erupt after police shoot a man in charlotte. >> plus gunshots ring out across boston in three separate shootings. one of them reportedly turning deadly in dorchester. >> a two-year-old boy rushed to the hospital after he's hit by a car just feet from his home.>> we have all the day's top stories coming up. we start with traffic and weather with a check of forecast. >> chris: good morning, nancy. good morning, everyone. 69 degrees in boston. upper 50s in some oash areas. we have areas of fog to contend with. the areas of fog will thin on out by mid-morning. expecting mostly sunny skies to rain across new england as we go throughout the day. 51 the dew point in burlington. 48 in ottawa. that's the dryer air that will mix in later on this afternoon.
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there. but we want to keep the warmth around over next couple days. you can see warm weather this afternoon back through detroit, chicago and into pittsburgh. that's going to be sliding on in. so warm through friday. and then a huge change-up over the weekend as much cooler weather will prevail both saturday and sunday. a bit of a breeze over the weekend as well. localized sea breezes kicking in this afternoon. upper 70s along the coastline. low to mid-80s inland. becoming mostly sunny. we - sunshine this morning. fall officially arriving at 10:21 tomorrow in the morning. by this afternoon, we're in the mid-80s. still the tailgate running close to 80 degrees. back into the 70s for kickoff and 60s during the game. 7 on 7 forecast going into the weekend. nowhere close to those 80s by saturday and sunday. good apple-picking weather. a bit of a breeze. it will feel like fall out there. temperatures running lower to middle 60s. overnight lows in the 40s on
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>> sarah: time now for fast track traffic with kris anderson. >> kris: you can pick those apples and eat them while you're patiently waiting in traffic. the leverett connector and zakim bridge there. good news as you get closer to boston, but problems to the north. take a look at those. a couple accidents that we had that have since cleared. this is the expressway, 35 minutes from the split all the way up to the tunnel, but it's stretching out to 3, 24 and 95, connecting with 128. and framingham, as you are on the turnpike heading in, as you get the framingham, there are some slowdowns there, but it does clear up as you get closer to boston and slows down as you get into the city. 93 here and 128, 495, some slowdowns here from residual accidents in burlington and in wilmington, and then closer to boston, you see those slowdowns that you're going to be dealing with there. will rest go to the maps and drive times and show you what you're dealing with. split to the tunnel, 26 minutes.
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128 to the zakim going the take you 27 minutes. back to you, guys. >> nancy: chris, thank you. we're following breaking news, violence in the streets of charlotte, north carolina. protesters demonstrating into the early morning hours. >> sarah: they're already angry over this deadly police shooting. 7's jennifer eagan following breaking details. >> jennifer: sarah, 12 officers have been injured in the protests, including one officer who was hit in the face with a rock. protesters took to the streets after police fatally shot a after serving a warrant for someone else on tuesday. officers were dressed in tactical gear and appeared to release tear gas as they attempted to disperse the crowd. people kicked in a cruiser's windows. they looted tractor-trailers and started a fire on the highway. this began after man was shot on tuesday. investigators say officers were looking for a different person at an apartment complex when they say a black officer shot
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saw the man get out of a car with a gun and deemed him a threat fur some reason. the officer who shot the man has been placed on administrative leave. in the newsroom, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: breaking overnight in boston, a violent night. three separate shootings keeping police very busy, at least one of them deadly. >> nancy: john cuoco is live at boston police headquarters with more. good morning to you, john. >> john: nancy, we're potentially looking at one person killed, one injured and police are investigating three reported shootings here in boston, including one that proved to be deadly according to the "boston globe." all three happened last night. one took place on donner avenue, another on dudley street and third on rockland street. the "globe" says man was killed in a shooting on downer street around 8:00. the victim was taken to boston medical center, but he later died. investigators have not made an arrest in this case. according to the "globe," police say this was the 24th deadly
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developing. when we get more information, we'll bring it right to you. live outside boston police headquarters, john cuoco, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: now to a child tragedy in brkton, a two-year-old boy is hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a car. 7's nicole oliverio is live now with more. nicole? >> nicole: sarah, family friends tell us that that boy was in critical condition. we don't have an update from police, but this all happening a few houses away from where the bo you can see the police tape is all that remains from this investigation. this happening on market street just around 7:00 last night. witnesses say they haired a thud. that two-year-old boy was hit by a car. his family nearby running to be by his side. neighbors say that the mother actually collapsed when she saw her son. he was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital and then later taken by a medical helicopter to a boston hospital. now, police did say that the driver remained on the scene.
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been charged. they believe that this is just a horrible accident, but it does remain under investigation. that's the latest live in brockton, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: nicole, thank you. now to a story you'll see on just one station. >> nancy: a prominent north shore plastic surgeon arresting. he's accused of possessing crack cocaine. 7's victoria warren is live in lynn with details. >> victoria: good morning. dr. sheldon sevinor is well-known. he's been on "the view" and other national tv programs. plastic surgeon. but now over the weekend lynn police arrested him and accused him of being in possession of crack cocaine. he is a well-known, internationally recognized plastic surgeon. but police say dr. sheldon sevinor was in possession of
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>> he's a very powerful person in this town. i'm pretty shocked. i would have no idea. >> victoria: according to the police report, a lynn detective who was watching a suspected drug dealer says he and another officer believed they witnessed dr. sevinor buying crack. the detective goes on to say when the officers approached the plastic surgeon's car, sevinor made a throwing motion toward the ground and we both observed several twists of suspected narcotics fall out of sevinor's hand. dr. sevinor has a private practice inside the medical building at north shore medical center union hospital in lynn. union hospital is also where he performs surgery. dr. sevinor has been on the nsmc medical staff for 39 years. nsmc released this statement: "we are very concerned about these allegations and have accepted dr. sevinor's immediate retirement from our medical staff. additionally, we have no record of any prior issues of this nature with dr. sevinor." the doctor's attorney released this statement: "dr. sevinor has
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that said, i respectfully decline the make any additional comment. we're in the process of reviewing the allegations and will respond at the appropriate time." the doctor's attorney was in lynn district court yesterday to set an arraignment date for next month. live this morning in lynn, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> nancy: turning now to the terror takedin setting off bombs in both states is facing federal terrorism charges. federal prosecutors say ahmad khan rahami bought bomb-making equipment online. investigators say he also wrote about planning the attacks in a journal. one entry said he hoped the sound of the bombs would be heard in the streets. [applause] that's new jersey police officer peter hammer receiving thunderous applause as he was released from the hospital tuesday morning. he was shot in the head while he
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are looking into rahami's travel to the middle east to see if he received money or training from terror groups. >> sarah: there are just 48 days until the election. donald trump under fire amid allegations he used charity money to pay for business lawsuits. the report from the "washington post" says trump used more than $250,000 from his own charity to settle the lawsuit. this comes as he told supporters yesterday, "there is nothing like doing things with other people's money." pence will be campaigning in ohio today. >> nancy: and say it ain't so. a surprise split for brang lee. the hollywood power couple filing for divorce after 12 years together. angelina jolie filed papers monday citing irreconcilable differences. she and brad pitt have six children together, and actor and friend george clooney also
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unfortunate for a family. it's an unfortunate story about a family. i feel very sorry to hear that. it's the first i've heard of it. >> nancy: jolie is seeking custody of all six kids with pitt getting visitation rights. >> sarah: david ortiz having fun silencing a heckling orioles fan. >> he just missed the last one by an inch. >> sarah: big papi got the last word tsd fifth inning. he just missed a home run while walking back to the dugout he made sure to tell an o's fan how close he was to home run number 36. his next at-bat ortiz delivered, hitting a three-run shot to center field and, of course, he then had even more words for that fan. >> i was having fun with a fan. a guy was screaming things and just was trash talking.
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of the game. >> sarah: after the 5-2 win, the sox are four games ahead of the toronto blue jays. baltimore is five games back. the yankees are in fourth place, 8 and a half games behind the sox. >> nancy: i think we can officially call this a streak. >> sarah: of course. man, we're going to miss big papi. hard to believe it's his last season. >> chris: 36 home runs. you sure he's retiring? mid to upper 70s coastline this afternoon. low to mid-80s inland. we have l temperatures like this upon us tomorrow. mid-80s. fall, the equinox arriving at 10:21 a.m. the fall weather is delayed by a couple days. we'll find it over the weekend. some scattered showers late friday, friday night, could end right around 8:00 or 9:00 on saturday morning. otherwise dry and breezy and cool saturday and sunday. >> sarah: all right. the "today show" is straight ahead. thanks for joining us, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm nancy chen. "today in new england" returns with you latest news and weather
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good morning. breaking news. violent protests erupt in charlotte overnight after another deadly police shooting. demonstrators vandalizing cars, truc a closing down an interstate. at least 12 officers injured in clashes. we're there live. motivated by hate. the first terror charges are brought against bombing suspect ahmad rahami. the fbi tracks down rahami's wife overseas. what she's saying to investigators. in the hot seat.

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