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two-vehicle crash. you can see both of the cars really messed up. the air bags deployed on the one on the left that i can make out. the road is completely shut down on route 11 in salem, new hampshire. we're going to follow this for you and bring you developments as we keep going throughout the afternoon here and also breaking another major car crash on route 44 in middleboro. you can see here a lot of damage is left behind. crews there are cleaning slow moving traffic on one side of the road. part of the other side of the road shut down. at least three cars involved. this is hard to tell because there is so much of a mangled mess down. there more details as we get them. >> ryan: it in sterling police are looking for three men in connection to a home invasion. three men wearing halloween masks broke into the home of a 70-year-old woman, they tied her up, cut the phone
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car. investigators are asking if anyone knows anything about the robbery call police right away. >> jadiann: heading home, a federal judge debating whether former massachusetts house speaker sal demacy can be released from prison early. he served five years for corruption charges. >> reporter: prosecutors are recommending an early elyse because has been battling cancer, steve cooper has more from boston. >> how is your husband doing? >> he is >> reporter: are you hopeful he will get out. >> i'm casualtily optimistic. >> reporter: depy leaves federal court with her family after a hearing where she is hoping her husband will be released early from his eight-year prison term following his conviction on corruption charges. >> how is he doing? >> reporter: not well. he is not doing well at all. he, i think we explained to
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sick. >> reporter: demazi was hoping for an early release having served nearly five years of his term. he can barely swallow and both the defense and prosecutors have recommended the 71-year-old be released under the compassion h passionately release program but the judge says he is concerned about the appearance of preferential treatment. does sal demassi deserve special treatment because he is a house? >> that's not what the judge is considering, he is not going to get special treatment because he was a former speaker. >> reporter: the judge wolf who is considering releasing demacy may do it with several conditions. for now he has taken the matter unadvisement. steve cooper, 7 news. >> ryan: also with more suspects called to court accused of driving dangerously in new bedford. 11 people have been arrested for driving offroad vehicles around new bedford
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officer with his dirt bike. the officer was released from the hospital and is expected to be okay. >> jadiann: a house party turned deadly when 15-year-old ethan costello was attacked. another teen is responsible and parents who knew the victim are devastated. >> he was fun-loving. he was smart. he was caring. respectful. any moment would be proud to have him as a son. i was p him as a friend. >> jadiann: the mother's daughter heard costello's head hit the ground. she is hoping the gofundme page they started will cover all the family's funeral costs. >> ryan: the department of transportation continues working on turning toll plaz ashes to hectic, all locations are in some degree
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155 toll booths fully demolished already. >> it appears at least as of now, that this is beginning to pay off. but i do want to stress, nobody here in mass dot is taking any victory laps. we're happy we're making the progress we're making but we know this is a marathon. it's not a sprint. there is a lot of work left to be done. >> ryan: director of tolling says if anyone is having trouble gettings an e.z.pass go on-line to find customer service centers. >> jadiann: house in middleton up in flames. officials say the floor inside collapsed then that forced the crews to batsle the flames from the outside. no one was hurt. in boston police arrest a 12-year-old boy accused of bringing a gun to his school. the boy was arraigned for unlawful possession of a firearm on school property. boston police are try to work with the school to try to help the children.
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in philadelphia may impact voters. officials are worried this could keep more than 9 thundershower people from reaching the pollings if workers don't reach an agreement before next tuesday. officials have released recordings of the 911 call from pulse nightclub shooter omar mateen. it includes a reference he made to a boston more than bomber. >> i want to let you know i'm in i did the shooting. >> reporter: this is the voice of a killer, omar mateen first talked with an emergency dismatcher then with a police cries irnegotiator and reeved one of the boston marathon bombers. >> reporter: the call first came in about 2:30 in the morning as the rampage was underway at pulse nightclub in orlando. >> can you tell me where you are right now? so i can get you some help?
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because you have to tell america the stuff. >> reporter: when asked for his name he said it was islamic soldier and he told police he had been fasting and praying all day. mateen falsely claimed cars rigged with bombs were outside. >> i'm going to ignite it if they try to do anything stupid. >> reporter: the line went dead several times >> please leave your message for -- >> reporter: swat teams came in about 5:30 a.m. killing mateen. hundreds scrambled to escape the horror, 49 people died. 53 were wounded. jonathan hall, 7 news. >> jadiann: a deadly police shoot-out caught on camera. police in southern california say they were' forced to shoot and kill a woman after she rammed her car into several police cruisers.
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wrong way driver. driving with deploying air bags. officers tried to approach her. she turned her car toward them and they started shooting. >> around 35 shots. they were' working on the girl, c.p.r.on the girl. get her revived again. >> adam: the women was pronounced dead at the hop. one officer was injured. >> ryan: a driver and his passenger making a snap lives. >> reporter: critical moments before a horrific deadly crash. the 10-second snap chat video using a feature that displace their speeches first 82 miles an hour, then 115. less than ten minutes later the same speeding car in tampa slammed into a mini van. five died in the crash. the driver and his passenger
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home from church a 39-year-old mother, her nine and 10-year-old children. another 19-year-old daughter and 15-year-old cousin in the van survive and are in hospital. >> we question how it happened. you know, why, you know, why did it happen? >> reporter: florida highway patrol says it remains unclear what role snap chat played. >> had she not been doing the snap chatting he may not have been performing this operation driving webbinglessly. >> kim: when moving snap chat displays a do not snap and drive warning. the company says we actively discourage fusing the speed filter with driving. with more and more accidents allegedly involving snap chat this question -- >> the only purpose in my mind is to, for folks and kids to record themselves, show off how fast they're going. >> reporter: tonight the families of victims are not
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i'm kim khazei, 7 news. >> jadiann: an ohio man found alive after being trapped in his car for two days. investigators say the 38-year-old victim had missed a curve, hit a tree then landed in a ditch. a neighbor heard a sunday but when she looked outside she didn't see anything but a dead deer on the side of the road led two workers to the car hidden in the woods. >> we went down to the car. i could see a foot out of the back window. he said he had been down there nor a couple of days. >> these guys saved this guy's life and we don't know how long he would have laid out there. >> jadiann: the man was alert when they found him and he is expected to be okay. >> ryan: an unusual break in caught on camera. a thief in miami dropping in from above taking this clerk at a check cashing store by surprise. we have the details. >> reporter: this woman
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cashing store, she hears something and backs away. then boom, a robber jumps down from the ceiling. >> i heard something boom. when i look up he already on top of me. he put the gun on me, said give me all the the money. >> he comes in like a ninja. >> reporter: he demands cash on friday. >> it was very, very scared. i day. >> reporter: he drags the clerk around and even after she does what he says he his her. >> she was cooperative. she had the gun pointed at her and then being pistol whipped for cooperating. >> somebody never slap me in the face. >> reporter: the clerk says she was' thinking of her 6-year-old son praying she would survive. she hands him more cash and one minute later it was over.
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way he came. et jumping over the call getting away. >> i'm scared. i don't want to go out. i don't want to do nothing. >> we know someone out there might recognize these individuals. knows something about the crime. we need you to come forward. >> reporter: as nor the clerk, she is still terrified and she won't be coming back to work. in miami, brian, news. >> jadiann: video shows a frightening moment on a road in china when rides his toy car into traffic. you can see him push the car into the street during rush-hour. several cars drive around him before a police officer comes to the rescue. the officer found the child's mother and returned him. >> ryan: he is going through traffic there. >> jadiann: thought he was being a big kid. glad that turned out okay. this gambler thought she
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oops it was a mistake. >> ryan: police on the lookout for three men after a home invasion in sterling after they tied up a 70-year-old woman. >> one child getting more than just treats in his halloween candy stash. police are issuing a warning to parents in walpole. all that and pore >> announcer: tonight, hiring someone to do work on your home? you might be surprised who shows up. hank found some businesses aren't who they say, but s guys? >> announcer: how you can make sure you are not the next victim of a so-called shadow company. hank investigates tonight at 11:00. at's kelly ayotte costing? you're paying more for prescription medicines. kelly ayotte blocked lower cost generic drugs. you're paying high interest rates on college loans. ayotte voted against letting you refinance at lower rates. and you're paying higher bank fees while ayotte voted for special breaks to wall street executives.
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that's costing you. she's not working for new hampshire. massachusetts has many great public schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. but some kids aren't so lucky. where they live, they don't go to a great school, and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future for thousands of kids who need your help. please join me and
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andrew crossley: new hampshire has a senator who works just as hard as we do. gerardine ferlins: kelly ayotte believes in the potential of new hampshire, and wants to unleash that potential. ron goguen: she's out there fighting for good-paying jobs. andrew crossley: kelly introduced bipartisan training initiatives to make sure we have the skills for the 21st century. sue winter: she's fought against workplace discrimination - and for equal pay. claude poisson: she's working for the little guy - i'm the little guy.
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e their families here. sue martin: kelly is a powerful voice for new hampshire's working families. kelly ayotte: i'm kelly ayotte and i approved this message. >> ryan: a casino controversy. one woman claims she won almost $43 million but when she went to collect the prize she wassed told no way. >> said the slot machine malfunctioned but -- >> reporter: call it the $42.9 selfie. katrina flashed her multimillion dollar smile evidence of her megawin. >> i all i can -- >> reporter: bookman is used to ace appointment. homeless as a teen, she raised four kids to graduates high school. >> stuff that i've been through here it's hard to
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jackpot hit was in summer. it was casino chaos. she was' surrounded by customers and personnel and security. >> come with us. >> reporter: escorted off the floor she was told to come back tomorrow for the decision. >> i said what did i win? he said you didn't win nothing. >> reporter: the only winning the casino offered -- >> he offered me a steak dinner. >> the house doesn't want to pay out to. me that is unfair. >> reporter: attorney general allen rip ka says at the very least she should win the max amount allowed on the sheep. the casino says it's $6500. the money pays it when you lose. it ought to pay it when you win. >> reporter: the state gaming commission says her machine malfunctioned. stated on all machines malfunctions void all pay
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be awarded the max payout on the slot machine. >> i should win the max. i feel like i -- >> reporter: bookman plans to sue. the gaming commission says the casino can't give her the max payout by law. the only win she is entitled to is $2.25. in the newsroom i'm sarah french, 7 news. >> ryan: coming up at 5:30 we have your results on who did it better? so competition or did an almost pick gold medalist take home another win? >> reporter: i know the answer but i won't reveal that. forecast i'll reveal that after the break. >> jadiann: trailers null of donations for military families go up in flames last night. >> ryan: we continue to follow breaking news. a massive traffic backup
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joanne: she's not fooling me. britt: kelly ayotte sides with the special interests. vivian: now, she's even playing politic games with medicare. vo: kelly ayotte voted to cut medicare and cost seniors up to $1,700 more for prescriptions... while protecting tax breaks for the wall street banks and big oil companies that fund her campaign. fred: kelly ayotte sold us out. britt: with kelly ayotte, it's all politics. joanne: she's not looking out for new hampshire anymore.
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interviewer: what would stop you from voting this november? woman 1: working late. man 1: lines -- i hate long lines. woman 2: no babysitter. william f. galvin: for the first time ever we have early voting. if you're registered, you can vote any day between october 24th and november 4th. avoid election day lines -- vote on your schedule. man 1: wow, that helps! william f galvin: early voting is easy voting. interviewer: so what do you think? woman 2: it' a timesaver. i love it. william f. galvin: it's easier than ever for you to vote.
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>> announcer: now 7 weather with chief meteorologist jeremy reiner. >> reporter: mild the next few day, temperatures heading to the 60s next chance of rain will be thursday late in the day. that's a cool, cold front. then it's chill again on friday. it's chilly this morning. these were the lows down to the 20s, norwood 23. here in the city of boston a low of 34. right now, we're in the 50s. worcester 50. numbers not really falling off all that much. that is an early indication maybe we can warm things up overnight and through the day tomorrow. we will. southwesterly breeze will set up. grab some of the milder air and yank it up to the northeast. won't be quite this warm, 80s this afternoon. record highs across much of the mid south. nashville 86. cincinnati at 76. buffalo 71. here is a warm front.
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through the day tomorrow. along the front, there are a few clouds. even a couple of showers across southern canada. they'll graze northern new england tonight. for us we'll have a few clouds on itself increase, that will set up a southwesterly breeze that will go to work while you go to bed. breezy, temperatures between 40-46. these will the overnight lows so about 20 degrees warmer than where we were this morning. so we're starting so much warmer, tomorrow afternoon we're going to finish milder, mix of clouds, sunshine. like october than november. mid and upper 60s city around 65. attleboro at 68. north of town route 3, up to the merrimack, numbers running in the mid and upper 60s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. i don't think it will be wall to wall sunshine like today but nice, afterre 56. fitchburg at 57678 of -- 67. nantucket at 62.
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thursday clouds take over mid day and that there be rain arriving thursday probably not until about 5:00 or 6:00. here we are at noon on thursday, still dry and showers come into new england during the evening commute, i don't think we'll have downpours but it could be a burst of steady rainfall. most town boston a quarter of an inch of rain or less. we clear things out as we head to late thursday night and friday back to the sun but friday we're temperatures in the 60s, high temperatures on friday may not make it out of the 40s. >> jadiann: now we get to find out what the voters decided. who did it betner this week's who did it better challenge? bri eggers challenged judo good many id kayla harrison to see who could make the better cafe. >> ryan: kayla finished in
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time of 2:45. brie win, she gets 9% of the vote. kayla finished with 11. brie's record is 2-1. >> jadiann: thank you to kayla for participating there. then look at this. coming up next week brie is going up against abbey d'agostino in a sneaker showdown. so who will run away with the win? you will get to decide on that. that will be a fun one to watch. >> ryan: it's a white house the president and first lady throwing a thrilling party for local kids. we'll have that and much more coming up.
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at stop & shop, shoppers are discovering low prices by the thousands, plus even more that just dropped. all these low prices! what are you trying to do, get me to feed the whole neighborhood? no. just trying to save you a whole lot of ?bread.? [ laughter ] thousands of blue tags, thousands of low prices.
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evit takes money away from the, regular public schools from students like mine. massachusetts schools already lose 400 million a year to charters and question two means we'll lose even more.
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charter school. if you believe every child deserves a great public education, vote no on question two. >> jadiann: the obamas getting into the halloween spirit. >> ryan: they celebrated for the last time in the white house. they handed out candy to local children of military families. >> jadiann: he as a lame duck in honor of president obama's last couple of months in office. it has a white bandage around its head. ? >> ryan: a long with handing out candy they celebrated their time halloween with a flash mob that danced to michael
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little casual. >> ryan: it was halloween. >> jadiann: relaxing on their way out. >> ryan: i'm ryan schulteis. >> jadiann: i'm jadiann thompson,7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> announcer: breaking news, a terrifying home invasion in sterling. masked men tie a woman up then take off with cash and her car. a search under way for the suspects. donations destroyed on the cape. gifts meant families go up in flames. >> reporter: more sunshine tomorrow but milder temperatures heading this way. >> announcer: a troubling treat. a bottle of alcohol found in a kid's halloween candy. 7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> kim: first at 6:00, breaking news out of sterling. police say armed men wearing masks broke into this home and tied up a 730-year-old
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searching for the suspect. they found the woman's car they took off in. steve cooper is in sterling to bring us up to date now. >> reporter: so they just found the car a short time ago, it was seven miles from where this home invasion took place earlier today. and tonight the search is on for three men who are wearing halloween masks. >> i've been here 12 years, this is the first incident like this since i've been here. >> reporter: a police say three men entered this home. the victim a 70-year-old woman was home alone. all three wearing halloween masks and gloves and enshiring they left no fingerprints behind. >> it's horrifying, i can't believe that it even happens. >> reporter: the house was targeted around 10:00 this morning. the victim bound in her bedroom about duct tape and threatened with a knife. suspects searching for a safe rummaged through the
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the suspects took off in the victim's 2004 black cadillac deville recovered near the highway late today and prout to -- >> somebody binds you and holds you up at knife point looking for valuable, very troubling. >> reporter: state police helping to track down the suspects. while rattled residents are trying to understand how something like this could happen here. >> hopefully she is okay. awful. they must, to do something like that, that is awful. >> at this point it's just seems like it was not random. it was planned out. >> reporter: so here at headquarters police are hoping to begin to process the car they just recovered. again seven miles from the scene where all this happened and not far from the highway which is not far from police headquarters. they're working with state police trying to locate


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