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>> reporter: yeah, good afternoon. after what seemed to be little or no communication at all between the suspect and police for a couple of hours, about 15 minutes ago things took a dramatic turn here. take a look behind me. you can see down the block here police are huddled in the middle of the street there. about 15 minutes ago we heard gunfire. first a short or small exchange of gunfire between the police and the suspect. then rapid fire, what sounded like a high-powered rifle going off, then loud concussion bombs if you will. then after that screaming and crying and then police running to the middle of the street and huddling where they have been for the last several minutes here. no word on the status or condition of this would be the conclusion, it seems, of what is a long morning of give and take after
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tyree garland shot a firefighter this morning. they knew the manthey wanted could be armed. 38-year-old tyree garland, a convicted felon with 18 prior arrests was wanted for a federal probation violation. it seems garland knew the marshals were coming to he set a fire as a diversion. >> there was smoke billowing from inside the apartment. they immediately retracted, stepped back and called fdny. fdny responded. >> reporter: as firefighters approached, garr labeled opened fire with a possible ak-47. james hayes was shot twice. >> once through the right calf. the lieutenant is in stable condition in the hospital. >> reporter: as police set up a perimeter around the house, garland opened fire again. >> during the course of this investigation, he fired a total of four times at police. the fireman.
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>> reporter: garland barricaded himself inside the house and for a while stopped communicating with police but he was talking on facebook, posting today i die. and when a friend asked what was going on, he replied, they kicked in my door and it popped off. >> we are going back and forth with him. we identified members of his well. >> reporter: larry johnson is one of those family members convinced he can get garland to surrender peacefully. >> he is like a son of mine. i don't know what happened to him. >> reporter: back live now, you can see a number of fdny and nypd members. police commissioner bratton is on the scene as well. we understand in a moment, an ambulance will be rushing down the street. we are not sure if the ambulance will be carrying the suspect or, perhaps, someone else injured during the exchange of gunfire. but, again, this has been a very long day of give and take and negotiating, of trying to
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get the suspect, garland tyree to surrender peacefully. about 15 minutes ago, we heard a lot of gunfire. it was very loud and very distinct. we are waiting to find out how this all concluded. we will continue to keep you updated on air and online. live on staten island, dray clark, exanls. >> thanks, dray. obviously a fluid situation. we will go back to dray when there is an update. let's turn to kala rama outside of richmond university medical center where the firefighter was taken. what can you tell us? >> reporter: david, we just learned the name of the firefighter. 54-year-old james hayes we are told is in stable but serious condition after being shot twice as you heard from dray, once in the hip and again in the ankle here. once again, he is in serious but stable condition. all morning long he has been surrounded by firefighters as well as the fire commissioner and his wife. earlier this morning, we saw the firefighters family pulling
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up to the hospital. clearly a scary situation, for them not knowing how their loved one was doing after being shots responding to a fire. he has been through quite a bit. he has been a firefighter for 31 years. shortly after the lieutenant firefighter was rushed here, detectives with lights came in. the commissioner came in and now back out here live the mayor has just come here. he is meeting with firefighters, the fire commissioner as well as that firefighter, 54-year-old james hayes who is in serious but stable condition. we will hear from the mayor in a few minutes and bring that to you later today noon, 12:30, on channel 7. live at richmond university medical center, kala rama, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you, kala. as dray said a couple of minutes ago, there is activity at the scene of the stand off. we will keep you posted throughout the hour. you can read more and get a live update at abc7ny. now to the other breaking
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story we have been following. a dump truck is hanging off the overpass of a highway in morris county, new jersey. it happened late this morning along route 80 near exit 28 in rocks purchase rei -- roxbury township. darla miles is live with the details on this one. darla. >> reporter: shirleen, the dump trees behind me. i want to give you a full scoop of what we are seeing. the dump truck is right there. pan to the right, you can see traffic is moving a little bit on route 80 in one lane and emergency vehicles are positioned there to remove the dump truck from a portion of this overpass. you get a better look from news copter 7. this is what it looks like above. you can see the red portion dangling on steal beams. that is an area under construction on route 8 o. let me tell you what we know so far from the new jersey state police.
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at 10:00 this morning, we know the dump truck was traveling eastbound at some point it became involved in an accident. the back portion if you will, shop of the dump truck fell over on to the steel beams in the construction area. you get a better look from below. these are photos that we got from an eyewitness, chris hanson. there you can see clear through where the red part truck is resting on that overpass. but you see it's over the new jersey transit tracks but it did not fall on the new jersey transit tracks. there was debris that fell through the steel beams. the crews were removing the beams about 30 minutes ago. eyewitnesses say they heard something that felt like and sounded like a dynamite explosion and a huge amount of smoke. >> the explosion was tremendous. it has everyone in the factory nervous. >> we came outside and my
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coworker said that he heard children crying. he heard a woman screaming. so, i came out a few minutes later and heard the police sirens and ambulances. >> reporter: this is what we know so far. the driver of the dump truck and driver of a second vehicle were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. the extent of their injuries we don't know. we are waiting word from new jersey state police about how the second vehicle was involved in this accident. as far as new jersey transit is concerned, service is suspended between mount arlington and hackettstown on the morris essex county line. bus service will be provided. reporting live in roxbury, darla miles, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> also in new jersey, a small earthquake shook people's nerves have morning. the 2.7 magnitude quake hit about 3:30 a.m. about 35 miles west of new york
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city along a branch of the ramapo fault inspect somerset county. the u.s. geological survey said it was 3 1/2 miles underground. no injuries or damage reported in this case. >> you could see some movement and small stuff, but it was crazy. >> all of a sudden the house shook for three, four seconds. i didn't know what was happening. i thought a tree fell. so, i went outside and there was no tree down. >> eyewitness news viewers let us know about the quake on twitter. donna said felt it in rockaway. house shook for a few seconds. also new at noon, the u.s. flag is flying over the american embassy in cuba for the first time in more than half a century. the three marines that lowered the flag when the country's ended diplomatic relations in 1961 presented the new flag to be raised in half vanna today.
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john kerry became the first u.s. secretary of state to visit in more than 50 years. although fully normalized relations wouldn't be long, remember the opening of the embassy signals new opening between the nations. march cop rub i can't is the son of anticastro immigrants and took center stage at the foreign policy initiative. he says cuban americans are being snubbed. >> not a single cuban dizzy daunt has been invited to today's official flag raising ceremony. president obama awarded the castro regime for its oppressive tactics. >> the florida senator, a member of the senate foreign relations committee and highly critical of the iran nuclear deal saying he would reverse it if elected president. coming up, the legionnaires outbreak.
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how officials hope to use a van to calm concern in the bronx. >> kelly rutherford's international custody battle. the actress speaking exclusively about losing her children. >> a south carolina teenager killed in a fast food parking lot. his parents outraged and
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that stand off in staten island. you can see these live pictures from newscopter 7. the stand off continues. dray clark says there has been some activity. not sure what it is. we are monitoring the situation. fdny lieutenant was shot this morning. he is in stable condition at the hospital. we will bring you the latest as this situation updates. shirleen? >> all right, david. actress kelly rutherford is speaking out after her kids were taken from her and sent back to her ex-husband in monaco. in an exclusive interview on "good morning america," she says she can't believe the latest twist in the bitter six- year custody battle. she told her ex she had concerns about returning the kids. last week she was accused of kidnapping. >> i am rye glad they didn't have any notice in a way. i think it would have been harder. it was in a moment, your grandmother is here, you will see your dad and we had to be
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up for them. i feel like their voices have not been-- >> rutherford is frustrated because courts in new york and california claim not to have jurisdiction in parents are speaking out after a deadly police shooting in south carolina. 19-year-old zachary hammond was shot to death during a drug sting in a fast food parking lot. police say he tried to run them over with his car. >> i would like to see the officer charged with murder. this was over a little bit of marijuana. you don't kill people over marijuana. >> the hammonds believe police have kardashian cam viewing showing what happened and they want to see it as well. it could be a record breaking el nino strengthening in the pacific. it could relieve the drought. why are forecasters concerned.
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extensive rain. >> before we go with the weather. we got an update on the the story we have been following on staten island. i believe we have the fire department at the hospital speaking on behalf of the lieutenant shot. let's listen in. >> when our members arrived, they had no reason to believe this person was armed and dangerous. there was a fire at the scene. they were communicating with the individual inside. suddenly the individual stopped talking. the smoke was building up. the lieutenant made a decision to go in and fight this fire and find the person possibly unconscious. lieutenant, in crawling in and looking for the fire and possible victim was suddenly shot twice. he was able to turn around, go past the door where the perpetrator was hiding in the bathroom. more shots were fired that missed the lieutenant.
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he made his way to the entrance to the apartment. his members were able to get him out to the street. when he was removed to the street, it was found he had two wounds. both bullets entered, one the hip, one near his ankle, both exited his body. miraculously he is in stable condition and these wounds are not life threatening. he has been admitted to the hospital. his family is with him. he is as comfortable as you can be after being shot twice and i felt strange saying to him, you are lucky. you don't usually tell someone that was shot they are lucky but he is lucky that he will survive this incident. and he acted heroically. his members acted heroically, moving in from the scene and it's quite unusual. 21 years since one much our members was shot in the line of duty and these things do not occur very often.
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so, we are at once troubled by the incident but happy that the outcome will be that he will rejoin his family and be hain and healthy the remainder of his names. >> what is the lieutenant's name. >> jim hayes. >> how long has he been -- >> 31 years in the department. he comes from a family -- four brothers joined the department. three are still active and he is a veteran fire lieutenant. >> 9-11 heroing too. >> a member on the seen on 9-11 and afterwards, has gone through a lot in his career, seen a lot and certainly never expected this morning to have to face something like this. >> how old is he? >> i believe he's 56 -- 53. sorry. >> two children, married, two children. a lot of loving family and friends up there with him now. >> staten island resident?
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>> i believe so,ing yes. >> how would you describe his spirit? >> i think he's in very good spirits. i think he realizes that he came very close to not being with us and seeing his family, he is very happy, although i think the pain is -- he is a little uncomfortable. >> [inaudible question]. >> i have been with the department a long time, many years. i am used to getting calls for firefighters injured or killed, but not shot. so, certainly, it was a shock to me to hear that. i was in contact with the mayor since 6:00 a.m. back and forth. he just visited the firefighter now. both of us were somewhat
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stunned by the fact that a firefighter would be shot in the performance of their duty. >> do you have information about the last time it happened, 21 years ago. >> quite a bit different. members were forcing a door and performing a security mistook that for a crime and fired their weapon and hit a firefighter in the foot. a little different circumstances. >> so, this lieutenant was crawling on the ground under the smoke. >> he had left his members at the door with the hose line and said i will call you when i find a victim or the fire. he was crouched down, below the smoke and that's how it occurred. >> is that routine for a lieutenant to go ahead lining that? >> yes -- like that? >> yes, it is. our officers are known to lead from the front. that's what he was doing. >> you have been listening to new york fire department
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commissioner talking about jim hayes being shot twice during a fugitive with a stand off. the lieutenant went in, got shot. you can hear how upset the commissioner is by this. >> you heard the commissioner. it has been 21 years since someone in the line of duty has been shot with the fdny. thankfully that firefighter, hayes, will be okay. we will keep you updated on
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th meteorologist bill evans with the forecast. >> warm today. tonight clear, comfy, low 62 in the suburbs. 72 in the city. tomorrow plenty of sunshine. hot, humid saturday. high around 90. here is the weekend forecast and into next week. hot and humid on sunday. high 92. we are looking at a stem bath by the time we get to monday. then by the time we get to tuesday, some of that heat and
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it is 12:30. brand now information on the police stand off on long island. law enforcement sources tell us that the stand off is now over and the 38-year-old suspect is dead. let's get to dray clark live at the scene in mariners harbor. dray? >> reporter: yeah, good afternoon. 38-year-old garland tyree we just learned is dead. whether or not he died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound or during that heavy exchange of gunfire around 11:45 this morning, that much remains unclear. there is a significant police presence near that home where the event happened here. we noticed a number of officers standing down and also members
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of the emergency services unit, the heavily armed unit walking around without their are formed gear on, another indication that the situation has reached a conclusion. this began earlier this morning when a member of the u.s. marshal's service came here to arrest garland sigh refor a federal probation violation. they noticed smoke from inside the home. they called in the fdny. as firefighters approached, garland tyree hit a lieutenant with the fdny twice. he is in stable condition. again, this situation is now reaching an end with the 38- year-old suspect garland tyree record as dead. we know the police commissioner and the mayor are planning to hold a news conference to give us more details on how this situation reached a conclusion a short time ago. live on staten island, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> dray, thanks. a busy friday. in the 12:30 part of the show,
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i'm david novarro. welcome back. >> i'm shirleen allicot. mayor de blasio says the legionnaires outbreak in the south bronx has been detained. it killed 12 people and sickened 122 others. no new patients have tested positive since august 3rd. >> still, many people in the community are worried. that's why the city's oem, office of emergency management, is dispatching a mobile unit armed with critical information on the disease. marcus solis is in the melrose section with much more. marcus? >> dave and shirleen, information is power. emergency management is trying to do its best to inform bronx residents about any ongoing concerns they have about the recent legionnaires outbreak. oem calls it mobile office hours, going out into the community to answer questions. over the last month 12 people died from legionnaires, the history. the city identified five cooling towers as the likely
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source of the outbreak. over a dozen other towers tested positive for legionella, the bacteria that causes the respiratory sickness. this set up by the oem out here today is designed to address emergency prepared necessary of all forms, what to do in hurricanes, water main breaks. but given what is happening in the bronx, the focus today is legionnaires. >> it's affecting people in the south bronx. we have a doctor, we have an rn from a volunteer program called medical reserve court run by the department of health and we have a public affairs person from the department of health as well who can answer real questions from a technical side of things. >> reporter: the main piece of advice they give anyone, if you exhibit respiratory symptoms to seek immediate attention. this set up will be like this until 3:00 p.m. then another legionnaires note,
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there will be sear meeting monday -- another meeting monday. stay with eyewitness news for continuing coverage about the legion knees outbreak. you can find information around the clock at abc7ny. sentencing day for an officer in new jersey accused of flashing drivers during traffic stops last year. jason miller accepted a plea deal that calls for him to resign and bars him from seeking another job as an officer in the state. police in new jersey arrested a mom for dwi after a crash in toms river. police say jennifer high man had her 6-year-old son in her s.u.v. when she hit a car on cedar grove road tuesday night. she tried to kick an officer
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resisting arrest. we have a picture to show you of a suspect in a rush hour subway groping in brooklyn. police say this man fondled a woman sleeping on an m train monday afternoon. another passenger woke up the woman and told her what happened. the suspect jumped off the train at the pacific street station. in brooklyn, police are searching for three people after a scary moment for a new mother at a hospital. police released these surveillance pictures showing the suspect's accused of walking into a patient's room at the maternity ward at nyu lute they are rail medical center in sunset park. it happened sunday. investigators say the two women and one man asked a new mother if they could take pictures with her baby. when they refused, they took -- when she refused, they took off in a white van. carbon monoxide forces people out of their rooms at the roman day hotel in holtsville.
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it took about two hours to find building. a man risked his life to save his dog from a burning car in new jersey. police gave us this video of the flaming buick. the man was in a store in south brunswick when another shopper told him the car was on fire. the driver ran out to the parking lot to rescue his pug named king. the flames were so intense that it forced the evacuation of nearly several -- of several stores. the fire department eventually put the fire out. the only casualty, that 20 years old car. lawmakers in new jersey want to buy extra time for families still on the ode to recovery from -- road to recovery from superstorm sandy. they are asking for a three month damage to ask sandy related payment reviews. the deadline is september 15th. lawmakers want more time for residents to understand the process. fema is reviewing the request. a beam from one world trade center tower from september
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11th is in florida. it was transported by plane to miami last night in a crate draped in the american flag. first responders saluted it then paused for a moment of silence. the 2,000-ton beam is being taken to its permanent home at the kennedy space center rescue 9/11 people or in cape canaveral. a historic moment in havana. the american flag is flying over the u.s. embassy in cuba marking what many hope is the start of a new relationship. stephanie ramos joins us with more. >> reporter: shirleen, the flag raising ceremony was a moment in history. secretary of state john kerry praising u.s. and cuban leaders foe reopening diplomatic relations. today the u.s. flag raised above the american embassy in
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havana, cuba, for the first time since 1961. raised by current u.s. marines as the marines who lowered it 54 years ago looked on. >> for an old guy like me that has been around the world two or three times, this is the icing on the cake. >> reporter: cuba and the u.s. broke diplomatic relations in the midst of the cold war in 1961 when cuban president fidel castro banished dip mow mats. john kerry in havana for the reopening of the em ball see. >> this is a memorable occasion. a day for pushing aside old barriers and exploring new possibilities. >> reporter: the first u.s. secretary of state to land on the island since 1945. the u.s. and cuba restored full diplomatic relations, reopening embassies in each other's capitols. last month the cuban embassy reopened to full fanfare. >> having normal relations
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makes it easier for us to talk and talk can deepen understand ting even when we know full well we won't see eye to eye on everything. >> reporter: tourism to cuba for u.s. citizens is still banned but the u.s. has eased travel restrictions. trips to cuba for academic, religious, sports or cultural reasons are allowed. in washington, stephanie ramos, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. regardless how you feel about it, it's a historic moment. >> absolutely. let's turn to meteorologist bill evans. he has the afternoon accuweather forecast. look at the skyline behind you. >> looks gorgeous. hardly a cloud in the sky. not many at all. a little hazy look outside. it's pretty. very comfortable for the afternoon and we will be looking at a lot of sunshine. temperature 84. we will be looking at the afternoon seeing the temperature drop into the 70s as we go into this evening. it will be very comfortable. you want to go to the beach,
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low risk of rip currents. it will be that way through the weekend. 87 today. 90 tomorrow. we will talk about the rest of the weekend and next week in the accuweather seven-day forecast. shirleen, back to you. >> thank you. face to face with a burly bear. >> a man look how beautiful it is... honey, we need to talk. we do? i took the trash out. i know - and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan.
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right now? whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. i did a little research. with a medicare supplement plan, you'll be able to stay with your doctor... oh you know i love that guy. mmmmhmmm. these types of plans let you visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. and, there are no networks. is this a one-size fits all kind of thing? no. there are lots of plan options. it all depends on what we need. and how much we want to spend. call now to request your free [decision guide]. it could help you find an aarp medicare supplement plan that's right for you. what happens when we travel? the plans go with us.
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anywhere in the country. i like that. you know what else? unitedhealthcare insurance company has years and years of experience. what do you say? i'm in. join the millions already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance... plans endorsed by aarp. remember, all medicare supplement plans help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could really save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to choose your own doctor or hospital as long as they accept medicare patients. and with these plans, there could be low or no copays. you do your push-ups today? prepare to be amazed. don't wait. call today to request your free [decision guide], and find the aarp medicare supplement plan to go the distance with you. go long. a very frightening close call for a california man that came face to face with a bear. the man recovering in the
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hospital after the bear attacked. ryan owens has the story of this life and death encounter. >> he came face to face with a 200-pound bear on his own front porch. >> there he was. he was on top of me. his face was right there. that's when he went down and grabbed me by the side of the face. >> reporter: larry got up before sunrise thursday. in the darkness, he didn't see the bear that authorities think he was rummaging through the trash near fresno. the marine wasn't about to die on his porch. >> i put both my feet under the he fell backwards. >> reporter: he had a secret weapon, his tiny yorkshire terrier that kept nipping at the bear. experts say california's drought is pushing bears closer to people in search of food. this comes after a hiker was
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killed by a grizzly in yellowstone. that bear euthanized thursday. this morning authorities are trying to track down the bear that attacked larry who drove himself to the hospital. ryan owens, abc news, los angeles. nba star lebron james is giving some kids from his hometown a helping hand. james has partnered with the university of akron to provide scholarships to undreads of students in ohio. the students must complete the six-year mentoring program sponsored by james to be eligible. james has supported several community programs since returning to play with the cleveland cavaliers since last year. isn't that awesome. >> all though lebron haters, they have to give him credit for that. that is good stuff. one time television favorite making the leap to the big screen. >> coming up, spies put their personal hostilities aside to save the world from catastrophe
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in th the man from uncle is a spicer rest during the cold war. a cia agent teams up with his enemies to stop an evil organization. >> anyone that remembers the tv show has high expectations for the movie. sandy kenyon joins us with his review. sandy? >> reporter. >> reporter: if you wondered why they get paid so much money, there are few performers that can hold your attention on screen for a couple of hours. i was reminded of that looking at this poster and sitting through the man from uncle. the two lead actors fall so far short of that goal. henry is by any definition a very handsome man. but that doesn't make him a movie star. stardom requires that special
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something extra, what the french called [foreign language]. >> i'm not good on this subtly thing. >> reporter: whatever the x factor might be that draws our attention to stars, this british actor doesn't have it and nor does army hammer. >> terrible spy, cowboy. >> reporter: hammer is an american actor playing a russian spy forced to work with a usa agent at the height of the cold war when the two sides were often at odds. >> recently discovered an international criminal organization with an atom bomb. >> we have no choice but to work together on this. >> reporter: wondered who is really going to care about a film based on a tv series that seemed very timely 50 years ago. the old show had a sense of humor which is lacking here. i did appreciate the soundtrack. >> i like the sound of funky music . >> reporter: director guy
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richie, known as the former husband of madonna, made a movie long on style and short on substance. the look of the picture is so bright and shiny, i fear some of you might be fooled into thinking you will enjoy what other critics are calling lame. >> for a special agent you aren't having a special day. >> not if you go to this movie. that is hugh grant making what amounts to a cameo appearance in a film which it is my duty to say save your money, don't go see this one. for those of you old enough to remember it, the new movie will be disappointing. it had a sense of fun missing here. good trailer, though. >> good points for the trailer. >> they did good on the trailer. >> it had you crying uncle at the end. >> good one. i wish i thought of that. >> use that later. >> it's a freebie.
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>> he is at least good to look at. another big movie opens this weekend straight out of compton tells the story of the pioneering group nwa. this is getting a lot of buzz. sandy will review that movie on "first @4:00." can't wait for that. >> thank you, sandy. bill, what do you have cooking for us. >> i watched the man from uncle growing up. >> a lot of people, high expectations. >> there you go. all right. >> let's get to this act, shall we. let's show you what is going on. we have a pretty afternoon. lots of sun. a look from our camera on the roof right through busters building across the jackie onassis reservoir across to flushing bay. pretty, lots of sun, low humidity. look at that. 34% the humidity. really nice. winds out of the west at 8. pressure rising to 30.19. that is strong high pressure. all across the northeast, new england and in the tri-state area.
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83 is the normal high. we will be above that today. with the low humidity, it will feel great. the sun will set at 7:57. looking at a lot of sunshine this weekend with low humidity day today. heat and humidity turn tomorrow and we might even see the heat and humidity turning into a three-day or longer period where we would get a heat wave, official heat wave. north port and massapequa 80. hauppauge 81. if you are making the joint out east, coming from the connecticut coast, down the jersey shore, beautiful weather with low humidities and up to the catskills it won't be that humid either. more of a west wind which is dry across southeastern new york state and northern jersey. this boundary will slide south and our futurecast shows a couple of those sprinkles getting all the way up above i- 84 here to dutchess, putnam, ulster county here this afternoon. a scattered thunderstorm may pop up there.
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that is a long way to come from buffalo. tomorrow afternoon, there is the threat at least in the computer guidance of a scattered thunderstorm north and west away from the beach area. so,ing the boating and the beach, it looks really good. rip currents will be low. looking at waves of two feet going to about four feet. wind west to southwest this evening. 87 today. tomorrow sunshine. we are looking around 90 degrees across the entire area. the region should get to 90 and stay at 90 all weekend long. tonight around 72. 60s in the suburbs. tomorrow flown e plenty of shine. hot and humid. sunday 90. sunday, 90 monday and tuesday a threat of a scattered thunderstorm. >> there you go, hot, hot, hot. >> there you go. you and he. >> let's go to commercial real quick before we take off on the
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song. we want to update you on the breaking news we have been following all day. the suspect that police say shot an fdny lieutenant on staten island is dead after a six hour stand off with police. we have a picture of the suspect, garland tyree. u.s. marshals were serving a warrant before 6:00 this morning when shots were fired out of his home. >> just before noon there were noises that sounded like gunshots then 30 minutes ago we confirmed that tyree is dead. the injured firefighter lieutenant james hayes is at richmond university shop. he is expected to be okay. mayor de blasio stopped by the
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hospital about 30 minutes ago. the mayor is expected to address the media in the next hour. watch his comments live at abc7ny. that will do it for this edition of eyewitness news. i'm david novarro. >> i'm shirleen allicot. make sure you are back for "eyewitness news first at 4:00". get out and enjoy the magnificent friday and have a great afternoon. >> great weekend, everybody. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you.
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