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during a late night ride in a livery cab. >> police stepping up the pressure to find the gunman responsible for killing a top lawyer for governor cuomo. >> and in a twist, what donald trump did not say during a campaign event that's causing controversy this morning. and good morning to you, i'm shirleen allicot in for lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. today is friday september 18th. friday, what a wonderful word, and you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans in the accuweather forecast. >> it is the last weekend of 2015, summer weekend on the calendar. well, why don't we go to the beach. here's asbury park. we look down the beach this morning, absolutely great, light wind, we're looking at clear skies, and it's going to be a really pretty day today. we're looking at 69 degrees right now, and we're going to be looking at beautiful weather. carmel 54, 61 new city, 64 around norwalk. we're going to be looking at
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wrightstown and 61 in belmar to start your day. 87 later on today. another warm day but changes are coming. we'll talk about that in your accuweather weekend forecast. heather's looking at your commute. happy friday. >> happy friday to you. let's go to our mass transit chart. everything is running on or close to schedule. catch long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit trains, 6 trains we had sill problems at morrison avenue. they have been repaired. the 1 trains this weekend starting at 11:30 tonight lasting until monday morning at 5 a.m., there will be no service and that is for track work. 280 westbound near exit 15 in newark, that's an accident still being cleared away, and then we had this problem over here as you travel south near webster avenue, that police activity cleared. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. thank you so much heather. 6:01, we begin with breaking news in the bronx. a cab ride ends with a passenger struck and killed by
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a city bus. the young man was getting out of a livery cab on kings bridge avenue but didn't see there was a bus approaching at the time. eyewitness news reporter marcus solis is live in the kings bridge section. with new information he just got for us. what do we know? >> reporter: this was a 23-year- old man who had just left a club in inwood, a night of partying ends in tragedy as he is struck by a bus. you can see the two vehicles involved behind me here. we are at west 231st street and kings bridge avenue. the victim was a passenger in that livery cab along with a friend. they were about to reach their destination, but the victim was starting to get sick and had opened the rear door to vomit outside of the cab and was leaning out of the cab. the bus happened to be passing by at that time, tried to veer out of the way, but could not and struck the victim who was pronounced dead at the scene. that bus a bx1 pulled over. the driver of the cab, the
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driver of the bus both questioned by police as they reconstruct this accident that took place around 3 this morning. the identity of the victim has not yet been released but friends of the victim are in shock. >> a good person, no problems, no trouble. i don't understand why something like this would happen to people like that. i don't get it. >> and, again, the investigation continues. no charges filed in this fatal freak accident that claimed the life of a 23-year-old man. we're live in the kings bridge section of the bronx, marcus solis channel 7 eyewitness news. the reward to catch a killer is up. the nypd offering $22,500 to get the person who shot carey gabay. gabay's family removed him from life support this week. doctors had declared him brain dead nine days after he was shot in the head before the west indian american day parade in brooklyn. investigators have screened
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shooting. 6:03, and happening today, there is a bail hearing for a former rutgers football player home invasions. andre bogs is set to appear at 9 this morning. he is being held on $600,000 bail. bogs and two current rutgers students face charges in three incidents. bogs was kicked off the team after his arrest. connecticut governor dan elmaly heads to stanford to sign emily's law named for the teenager killed in a boating accident over a year ago. the law sets new standards for safe towing instruction prior to anyone getting a safe boating certificate. a police sergeant in orange county has died on the job of a heart attack, eric mier and another officer with the crawford police department were searching for a possible marijuana growing operation when meyer went into cardiac arrest.
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regional medical center in wall kill where he died. he leaves behind a wife and two sons. donald trump is claiming victory in wednesday night's gop debate, but he's also catching flak for not speaking up when a town hall question in new hampshire smeared muslims and president obama. >> problem in this country, it's called muslims. we know our current president is one. >> right.. >> you know he's not even an american. but anyway. >> it's a reminder of the controversy donald trump stirred up when he claimed president obama had not been born in the united states. trump did nothing to correct the questioner's claim that the president is not an american and is a muslim. trump also said he'd be looking at the man's claims of terrorist training camps on american soil. carly fiorina is also being pressed about her debate claim
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of a fetus at a planned parenthood facility being prepared for organ harvesting. the image she described is not in any of the videos released by the undercover antiabortion group. a spokesperson says fiorina's claims are untrue and part of a pattern of deception and dishonesty. a lawmaker hailed as a hero after taking down a would be purse snatcher in queens. state assemblyman ron kim drawing on his skills as a high school and college football player found himself redefining kim sprang into action after witnessing a woman with a baby trying to chase the man down. >> all i could think about is any wife walking the streets every single day and it happening to her. >> the man ducked into an office building and kim got on the phone to call 9-1-1. then a good samaritan spotted the clothes.
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phone with police made his move. 6:06. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> this is our camera on the fort lee side of the washington bridge. there's the bridge, and that is where heather lives. >> looking pretty good? what do you think? >> i think it looks great. let me show you what your day's going to be like. we have pretty sunrise in progress. sun's up at 6:35. it is 69 degrees. we're going to be looking at clear skies. it's clear all the way back to chicago. that front comes to us, but by the time it gets to us, it loses all this moisture. it loses all of its energy. we get cooler drier air coming in. sunday it's going to be 77, and we're going to talk about that coming up in your accuweather seven-day forecast. good day to be boating today.
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this morning, long island sound out in the atlantic, around fire island. rip current risk is low if you're going to the beach today. i want to show you the queens midtown tunnel and show you how nicely it's looking. this is the bell parkway, doing just fine as you make your way through jfk. let's go to our maps and talk queens midtown tunnel. we had earlier construction there. that construction has been picked up and put away, not doing too badly. a little delay as you get through that tunnel, and then as you go over here to the george washington bridge, minor delays. lincoln is 5 minutes. 280 west near exit 15 which is route 21 in new, a. you have that accident being cleared away not causing a tremendous amount of volume. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit trains on or close to schedule. 6 trains have been repaired. if you're taking the 1 train starting at 11:30 tonight lasting until monday morning.
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alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. >> heather thank you. 6:09 now. and still ahead this morning, a mystery in new jersey after a gruesome discovery in the woods. >> plus new video just into our newsroom showing the extreme danger of flash flooding out west responsible for more than a dozen deaths. >> and counting down to one of the most anticipated subway series in years, whether you're
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it is 6:12. new in morning, investigators are working to identify human skeletal remains found in new jersey. police say a hunter stumbled upon the bones in a wooded area in buena vista township. investigators also discovered several personal items including a black baseball cap with puerto rico written on it and windbreaker coat with nyc lifeguard department of parks and on the back a green backpack containing a cell phone and glasses. new information search crews have now found all seven victims killed in flooding at zion national park in utah. this picture shows the hikers
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away in flash flooding on monday. they've now been identified as six hikers from california and another from nevada. officials at the park say the visitors were warned of the flood advisory when they got there. we're seeing new video this morning of the flooding that suddenly hit the park earlier this week. hikers rushed to get to safety as water pureed on to the trail of one -- poured on to the trail of one of the parks. the heavy rain caused a river flowing through the canyons to quickly burst its banks. the canyons were closed. a friend of the accused charleston church shooter will be in court today after being taken into police custody. joey meek was arrested yesterday more than a month after police say he lied to them and failed to report a crime. meek has said dylann roof who is accused of killing nine black church members during bible study in june stayed with him before the shootings and
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today bowe bergdahl's attorneys will present evidence during day two of the hearing to determine whether the army sergeant should face a military trial on desertion charges. yesterday three of bergdahl's commanders testified saying his disappearance put a strain on their forces and endangered fellow soldiers. the taliban held bergdahl captive five years until a controversial prisoner exchange led to his release. it is now 6:14. it is time to get a check on that accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans live outside our studios on the upper west side. >> it is very comfortable, feels great outside this morning, a great start to your friday. the last weekend of the summer of 2015 on the calendar is going to go out like summer. here's a look outside this morning, got a beautiful sunrise in progress. we've got just a few little cumulus clouds, we're looking all the way across to what's a beautiful sunrise on the east side. calm wind, dry humidity. temperatures in the 60s.
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degrees, 58 around west hampton. we're looking at dry high pressure across the northeast, new england all the way back to the great lakes. you see that front and those thunderstorms. if you're going to travel there this morning, you're going to have delays in o'hare, detroit, cleveland, cincinnati, toledo, even down to st. louis will have delays by that front. by the time it gets to us, it will be sunday. it will dry out by then. breezy weather this morning, a light breeze in the southwest. a great comfortable morning. later on it's 87 degrees, lots of sunshine, nice and warm. it's still summery today and tomorrow still warm for this time of the year. 83 degrees where the normal high is about 74 this weekend. it's going to be warm. we're looking at 87. uv index is 6. water temperature is 75 degrees. a couple hours to get a sunburn. put on you'll need that. sunday is our transition day to
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perfect day. a couple of showers are possible on monday. normally at this time of the day on friday i have my friend maximus who's a rather large >> oh, man. >> a rather large -- that was your cue. that's my boy. he's very excited because it's cool and it's dry and he gets a snack, and on friday we have an attracts treat for you. his buddy luke is here. lukey luke. luke is a very special dog. luke has had cancer twice and has beat cancer twice this guy. >> handsome dog. >> yes, yes indeed. you guys have a wonderful weekend. >> you too. >> me and the boys, we're going to be hanging out. >> we're going to go check the traffic. how are things looking out
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there? >> it's doing pretty well if you're planning on taking mass transit, long island railroad is running on or close to schedule. metro north looks okay. new jersey transit no major problems. the 6 trains, those signal problems at morrison avenue have been repaired. that accident quickly cleared away in newark. we have a little bit of a delay as you head to the westbound side. minor delays george washington bridge, the lincoln is 5, the holland has a minor delay. queens midtown tunnel we had earlier construction. it has been cleared away. they're doing one lane open in both directions with one tube available. you also have the merit going south. show you the bqe as you head into the kosciuszko bridge, you have a little delay as you go on to the northbound side, eastbound side. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. over to you. thank you heather, and let's get some more information on the delays at the queens midtown tunnel.
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news copter 7 is in the air this morning. >> and good morning shirleen. you know, sometimes we do actually get to bring you good news. that's what you're looking at at the queens midtown tunnel. we heard heather run with the earlier construction here. it was late running and they got it out of the way a little later than normal. all lanes now reopened at the queens midtown tunnel. you can see just a minor delay at the tolls, really things moving without a problem here. if you're headed this direction, though, a little farther out to the east coming down the bqe look for bumper to bumper volume. we're live over the queens midtown tunnel, john del giorno channel 7 eyewitness news. >> things improving there. thank you john. it is 6:18. amazon may be delivering plenty of sticker shock with its newest tablet. >> in today's tech bytes amazon's new low priced tablets. >> it features a 7-inch screen, front and rear facing cameras and a price tag of $50.
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it goes on sale september 30th: t-mobile and sprint are expanding international coverage plans, both wireless carriers just added thousands of destinations. >> plans for both companies include free texting and cheapers. >> and a pennsylvania mom has taken to facebook to make a plea to her son who's just gone off to college. >> hi, do you remember me? i'm your mommy. i gave birth to you. >> she posted this video after not hearing from her son for three weeks. it has 300,000 views in two days. call your momma. >> everyone take 2 minutes today. more than 2 minutes. >> those are your tech bytes. >> still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, bringing new horizons to the mcarthur airport. >> and an ice cream truckdriver on a rampage.
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de worries about the global economy led the federal reserve to keep interest rates at a historically low level. it did not rule out a rate hike before the end of the year. fed chair janet yellen made the surprise announcement yesterday signaling the post recession economy is still fragile. >> reaction on wall street was barely evident. the dow starts down, nasdaq and s&p 500 were mostly flat. futures are a little higher. overseas japan's nikkei lost 2%, hong kong's hang seng ended slightly higher. suffolk county officials are announcing plans to help revive mcarthur airport. the county is allocating $1.5 million to set up new facilities at the airport in the town of islip. the town is working to land new domestic routes and is talking to into international airlines about coming to the airport.
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malone will speak about the details to better market the airport. next week verizon will become the first american company to offering roaming wireless service in cuba. the move following the restoration of diplomatic relations between cuba and the united states. cell phones are scarce in cuba. 6:24, and you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> we take a look at temperatures this morning, and they are quite comfortable around the five boroughs. we're looking at temperatures of 69 to 71 degrees. we're looking at a calm wind to a southwest wind. we're looking at low humidities for the morning hours. this will drop off again into that 30% range later on today. great weather on your ride in the ferries in staten island, jersey city and over to the hudson. water temperature is 74 in the harbor and 75 long island sound, hardly any wind at all from bridgeport over to port jeff, looking at great day with a lot of sunshine.
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be a really nice start to your day. it will be warm again, temperature 87 after school. heather is looking at your commute. what do you have going on? >> i just found an accident on 84, and there's a lot of fire department activity a lot of police activity. we'll head over to our maps and tell you where it is. you can see all of that red here. it's rite near exit 12 with an accident being cleared away. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit are all doing fine. no major problems there. 6 trains we had signal problems at morrison avenue. those signal problems have been repaired. as you head on to 280 westbound near exit 15 an accident has been cleared. somebody tweeted me, telling me that there are a lot of helicopters in the air on 280. i'm sure they're gone by now. betty boop i hope you can fall back to sleep. the lincoln is -- we have alternate side of the street
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parking rules in effect for today. thank you. 6:25 and happening today, part 2 of the subway series gets underway in queens, and it's an extra special series for both clubs. >> the mets come into game set in queens looking to move closer to their first national league east crown. the first pitch tonight at citi field is at 7:10. we are closing in on 6:30. we're just getting new information on a story we've been following all morning. a night of drinking ends in tragedy for a man in the bronx struck and killed by an mta bus. what we're learning about the victim of this bizarre accident. >> new from overnight, the charges two parents are facing after triggering an amber alert in manhattan. >> and the big meeting in philadelphia ahead of the pope's visit next week. >> and meteorologist bill evans
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now new york's number 1 news channel 7 eyewitness news this morning. and you're looking live at breaking news in the bronx.
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collision between a city bus and a passenger in a livery cab. >> shots fired in the parking lot of a burger king in yonkers, is it connected to a recent spate of gun violence. >> a little boy abandoned at a play ground in brooklyn. his mom speaking out as police question the day care worker who was supposed to be watching him. i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm shirleen allicot in for lori stokes. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with meteorologist bill evans. >> happy friday to you. here we go. we've got a beautiful sunrise in progress. sun's up 4 minutes from right now, and we're looking at 69 degrees this hour. we're looking at what's going to be a beautiful morning. 50 around morristown to sussex, 52 around monticello. 52 islip. a lot of sun, 84 at noontime. 87 later on today. really warm for this time of the year. it's going to be gorgeous. big changes are coming. i'll tell you about it next as we transition to fall.
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changes are coming this weekend. heather's looking at your commute. >> a lot of this stuff is on route 84. 84 going east near exit 12 you have that crash. you can see delays off the beacon bridge and further east out by exit 19. that's another accident. these two crashes. long island railroad, metro okay. 6 trains are back to normal. those signal problems repaired at morrison avenue. going on to 280 westbound we did have that accident near exit 15 and that is near route 21. that accident has been cleared away. minor delays, george washington bridge about 10 to 15 at the lincoln and the holland tunnels. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. over to you. >> thank you heather. we've got breaking news. police are still investigating an unusual and deadly case in the bronx. a 23-year-old man is hit and killed by a city bus after
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here's a live look at the scene right now at west 231st street in kings bridge. investigators say the victim was one of two passengers. they asked the driver to pull over because the victim had been drinking and felt sick. he stumbled out of the cab right into the path of that bus. the bus driver told police he tried to avoid the man but couldn't. no charges have been filed. 6:32, and we are just learning new details on a developing story in westchester county. the search is on for a gunman who shot a man in the parking lot of a yonkers fast food restaurant. police telling us the 23-year- old victim was shot in the head and arm outside the burg king of the 800 block of central park avenue. the man was shot as he stood outside his car. the victim remains in critical condition. new details on a mother who triggered an amber alert.
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bars charged with custodial hendriks violated a temporary order of protection when she picked up her daughter from school on wednesday. unharmed. the child's father also under arrest this morning. now to a developing story in manhattan. police are speaking to a man in connection with the deaths of investigators believe joseph san claire spent time with both victims before they died. one woman was found in brooklyn in july. that other woman was discovered in manhattan ten days ago. dunclaire is also being questioned in at least two unsolved rapes. time now is 6:33. we're expecting to learn more today about the investigation into a series of armed robberies at gas stations on long island. police say this man is linked to at least eight robberies a the gas stations in nasa county.
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suffolk county police are also investigating a series of robberies that may be connected making this man the suspect in at least 15 robberies in all. officials in both counties will speak this morning about the investigation. today there will be a court hearing on long island for the pickup truckdriver who slammed into a limousine killing four young women. four women survived the july crash. steven row mayo was arrested after he tried to flee the scene and was charged with dwi. later tests showed his blood alcohol level was below the legal limit. today's hearing could be postponed while experts continue to work on a collision reconstruction. under pressure from senator chuck schumer, the national transportation safety board has agreed to investigate future limousine accidents. there are growing doubts about how safe the vehicles are once they're modified into stretch limos. the senator says party limos may not have enough side impact
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air bags, rollover bars or even appropriate emergency exits. time now 6:35. tylenol preparations underway -- final preparations underwait for the pope's historic visit to the united states. jay johnson will visit philadelphia to review the security and planning in place for the pope's visit next week. he will also meet with members of local and federal law enforcement. the pope will be in philadelphia a week from tomorrow after he leaves new york city. pope francis has delivered an unprecedented televised message to the people of cuba ahead of his arrival there tomorrow. the pope tells cubans that jesus "never abandons it's remarkable change for cuba where the communist government attacked the church for years after taking power. the vatican sees the pope's visit as a chance to embrace the cuban people. pope francis arrives in the u.s. next tuesday. take a live look at capitol hill in washington d. c. where pope francis will visit in less than a week. he's set to visit with the president and vice president
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immediately after arriving in the u.s. tuesday. the next day he will visit the white house and sit down with president obama. while in d. c. the pope francis will become the first pope to address a joint meeting of congress. keep in mind schedules, street closures other information you need to know at abc7ny.com/pope. 6:36. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> thank you. here we go, our camera at times square looking south, pardon me. we're looking all the way down past 1 world trade to staten island. i just get all choked up when the weather's this nice, sunny and 87 today. it's nice and comfortable outside. the planes are taking off a laguardia. going to be gorgeous. a warm day again, 87 the high today, 83 tomorrow. that front will get here, but it will not be until sunday and
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really it's of little significance when it gets here. by lunchtime it's 84. 87 this afternoon, really nice. temperatures are averaging 10 to 15 degrees warmer than normal. it is still summer today and tomorrow. we'll talk about the last weekend of the summer 2015 and next week when autumn arrives that's in your accuweather seven-day forecast. heather's looking at your commute. >> we have an issue in north arlington new jersey. a serious accident. we have news copter 7 up above. what are you seeing john del giorno? >> first five pictures heather o'rourke we are on ridge road in north arlington. looks like this car was traveling northbound on ridge road that crosses franklin place. we're about a block south of holy cross cemetery. that car was traveling northbound crossed through oncoming traffic and struck that utility pole. it doesn't look like any other vehicles were involved, but you see the vehicle there. ambulance just left unsure of the severity of the injuries. what we've got our eye on now is that utility pole right there.
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we're going to have to see what other long-term street closures there are here. ridge road operating with one lane in each direction. thank you very much. we're going to head back to our maps. i can tell you that the george washington bridge is 5 minutes, the lincoln is 15. the holland has a 10 minute delay. 280 west near exit 15, that earlier accident has been cleared away. we are finding this delay as you travel on to 84 east right near exit 12 an accident and farther east right near exit 19, that's another accident that is being cleared. that one was reportedly a hit and run accident. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit trains are running on or close to schedule and that queens been cleared away. alternate side of the street thank you. 6:38. a day care center in brooklyn will be closed today as authorities investigate how a toddler vanished while under their care. the nypd tweeted this photo of
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got lost during a trip to the playground. thankfully he was safely reunited with his parents five hours later. his family has plenty of questions this morning. eyewitness news reporter kala rama is live in sunset park with more. >> reporter: at this time of morning, this is usually the time when parents would be dropping off their kids to this day care. that's not happening quality of life academy is closed while they're being investigated for losing a child at a playground yesterday. 2-year-old ethan hauchi was reunited with his family. the day care workers at quality of life academy brought him to sunset park and left him there. police say a woman found that toddler sleeping on a park bench and brought him down to the precinct. the 72nd precinct turned to social media to help identify him hoping someone would
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recognize this picture they tweeted out. diane houachi says they didn't know her son was missing until hours later. >> what gets me so angry is the fact that the day care did not call me until 4:30 and my son's been missing since 12. anything could have happened. i mean anybody, a psycho you know, could have taken him somewhere. >> reporter: this day care is allowed to have a maximum of 15 children at one time. there were three aides working when this child was lost, one of those aides is being questioned by police. no charges have been filed burnings they may be pending and there is an ongoing investigation. meanwhile this day care will be closed. we're live in sunset park, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. 6:40, coming up, a big change for the weekend commute if you ride the 1 train. >> and a scary scene at an airport in texas when somebody crashed through the runway gates. what authorities are saying
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take a look at this, a hit and run crash involving an out of control ice cream truck. the truck caught on camera on the lower east side of manhattan. the truck hit as many as five cars and a motorcycle last friday anytime at east broadway and clinton street.
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slammed into a fence. the driver then fled the scene. no injuries were reported so far. 6:44 an alarming security breach at an airport in texas. >> a man crashed through a runway gate allegedly trying to steal a private jet. he tried to remove -- bystanders helped subdue him. the man has a history of mental illness and may have been on drugs. 6:44. two rikers island correction officers are facing prison time. the bronx d. a. says nakia gales and herman jiminian recruited inmate -- both charges face assault charges. prosecutors allege that gal es has gang tattoos on her neck. you've got the wrong number if you're planning on taking the 1 train this weekend. service is being suspended
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the shutdown goes until mobbed morning at 5 a.m. the suspension will allow maintenance work at numerous locations along the line. time is 6:45. good morning america is coming up next, and amy robach is live in times square. >> good friday morning. coming up next here on good morning america, hillary clinton and donald trump hit the trail in new hampshire. trump under fire for a reaction to a question at his rally. our jonathan carl joining us live from d. c. with those details. >> and a new arrest in the charleston church massacre. the fbi taking a friend of dylann roof into custody. we will have all the details on those new charges. >> plus we have an abc news exclusive, the two high school football players who blind sided that referee during a game. they were suspended. they are here this morning speaking out for the first time about what they say happened on the field. should be very interesting all
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next here on good morning america. >> we'll be watching starting at 7 a.m. >> and you heard amy, happy friday to all of you. it is friday, and it is a nice day out there. time to get a check on that accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans live outside our studios on the upper west side. >> it won't be many more weeks before i'm standing here in the wind and cold and snow and ice. it's just get to be here this morning, where it's very comfortable outside, a light to a calm wind, low humidity. a great start to our day. here's our cameras in brooklyn looking over to the east side. what a pretty morning. it is comfortable, it is 69 degrees. dry humidity. the winds continue to be calm and the pressure is steady. going to be a great day today. normal high is 75. we're going to be around 87 today. sun's officially up now and will set at 7:00. so it's going to feel like summer today, mid-summer as we
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have the last weekend on the calendar of the summer of 2015. excuse me. it will be a cold front will move through on sunday. go rain with that front. you'll notice the air mass gets a lot cooler sunday into monday. that's monday when we'll have a shot another some rain. we have a uv index of a 6 today. you can get a sunburn still. it's ragweed season in september and october. temperatures are mild from 69 in the city to mid and upper 50s to the north and west. and we've got clear skies all the way back to the great lakes. once again today and tomorrow we're going to have a lot of sunshine, and even on sunday we'll have a mixture of sun and clouds. the front to our west gets here starting on sunday, but notice as it moves eastward it loses everything. it loses all the moisture. it loses all the upper level support. the front comes through dry, the mixture of sun and clouds breezy. it will feel great.
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it's still summery today, and it's still summery tomorrow. we're at 83 on saturday. then comes the front. as i mentioned it loses all its moisture as it comes eastward. 87 today a great night tonight, 68, nice and comfy. tomorrow, sunny very warm, a little sea breeze in the afternoon ahead of that front. the front comes in on sunday. 77. going to be perfect weather on sunday. we like 7s. a shot at rain on monday and we're in the 70s next week. the autumnal equinox is about 4:30 in the morning next wednesday. enjoy this last weekend of the summer 2015. >> that meteorologist in england said that welch 2,000 letters. autumnal equinox. >> i can't even say the name of that town. >> how are things looking. we are going to take a look
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no major problems to report if you want to use long island railroad, road the subways in there, the path trains, everybody is working without major problems here. 287 north near exit 37. that's the exit for route 54. we have an accident that is being cleared away there. that is causing a delay. if you want to go across the george washington bridge, no major problems. coming inbound it's 10. the holland is 15 minutes, and here's our big problem this morning. we have route 84 closed both directions right near exit 12 coming off the newburgh beacon bridge because of an accident. another accident eastbound near exit 19 is being cleared. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. thank you heather. 6:49. caught off camera, a close encounter on a fishing trip between a group of kayakers and a hammerhead shark. >> he's already decided to switch schools. now there's word a teenager from texas arrested for
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our children. have you seen herimax. abc7 and your tri-state ford dealers thank you for helping protect our children. time is 6:52. we have new video just into the newsroom. stop what you're doing this morning, we got this in, a hammer head nailing a kayaker off the coast of southern california. the guy is alone in the water with his kayak. he's fishing a half mile offshore. the shark tried to snatch fish attached to the side of the kayak dangling in the water. the hammer head begins to attack the kayak until he got his catch. thankfully neither kayaker in the video was injured. >> nice to see he was making new friends. >> toothy friends. we learn overnight that the 14-year-old boy who was arrested after bringing a
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school will be transferring to another school. >> his father says he is picking a new school and the family is looking at options inside and outside the country. hack med's father immigrated from sudan. he believes his son was targeted because of his ethnicity and religion. now to a kiss that has launched a few thousand views on our facebook page. we can see why. former first couple jimmy and roslyn carter found themselves on the kiss cam last night at atlanta's turner field. i love that smooch. the husband and wife of nearly 60 years took their eyes out of the game to give each other that kiss. the former president who is battling cancer says he's looking forward to celebrating his 91st birthday october 1st.
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now an update on the breaking news we've been following all morning in the bronx. >> eyewitness news reporter marcus solis at the scene of a deadly and unusual accident in kings bridge. marcus. >> reporter: a 23-year-old man is dead. he was trying to get out of a livery cab when he was struck and killed by a city bus. this happened just after 3:00 this morning. west 231st street and kings bridge avenue. the victim was a passenger in a livery cab. the driver says that he was intoxicated and got sick, was throwing up out of the passenger side door and then
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tried to get out of the cab when he was struck by the bus. the driver tried to veer around but the bus struck and killed the 23-year-old who was pronounced dead at the scene. no charges filed. the identity of the victim has not yet been released. we're live in kings bridge, marcus solis channel 7 eyewitness news. new details on a mother who triggered an amber alert. jacqueline hendriks is behind bars charged with custodial interference. hendriks violated a temporary order of protection when she picked up her daughter from school on the lower east side wednesday. the child's father carlos hicks under arrest this morning. we're expecting to learn more today about a series of armed robberies at gas stations on long island. police say this man is linked to at least eight robberies at gas stations in nassau county. suffolk county police are investigating a series of
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officials will speak about the investigation. connecticut governor daniel malloy heads to stanford to sign emily's law named for the greenwich teenager killed in a boating accident a year ago. the law requires extensive towing instruction prior to anyone getting a safe boating certificate. 6:58's our time. we check things out in terms of our traffic. >> we have this big accident on route 84 i've been telling you about it. it is completely closed down. they're making room for a medevac helicopter. all lanes closed in both directions. as you head further east near exit 19 that's another accident being cleared away. southern state parkway west at eagle avenue, that's a crash, and you can see that delay with that yellow marking and the l.i.e. east, we did have one reported westbound near van dam street. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit
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trains running on or close to schedule. as you head to 287 north, that's the exit for route 24. our street cleaning rules are in effect. should be a nice day to move your car. >> there you go. >> absolutely. >> we'll confirm that now. >> let's do that. >> you have 50 seconds to move your car because you will get a ticket right out here. sunshine as we look southward here, it is a beautiful morning all the way down to lower manhattan and over towards staten island, and it is just gorgeous. 68 degrees going to be your 7:00 temperature. 82 by noon and up to 87 this afternoon. beautiful weather tomorrow. it's 83 and we're looking at a breezy 77 on sunday, and a few showers on monday as we edge towards fall. going to be a great weekend. have a great weekend, get outside and enjoy it. >> thank you bill. that is the news for now i'm shirleen allicot. >> and i'm ken rosato. more local news, traffic, weather coming up in 25 minutes.
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with from news copter 7. than good morning, america. new this morning, donald trump takes some heat. >> the room is hot. >> the gop front-runner under fire after a supporter criticized muslims and said the president is not an american. hillary clinton pounces on what she is calling hateful rhetoric. an abc news exclusive. breaking their silence. those two high school football players who attacked a referee on the field suspended from school facing a criminal investigation. and now for the first time telling their side of the story only on "gma." hail to the hair row. this school bus crashes off the road. >> old on tight. >> landing in a lake with a quick-thinking 10-year-old and the driver jumping into action to save all the children on board. how they got everyone out safely. and what a wild finish. peyton manning leading the
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