tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC October 13, 2015 4:30am-6:00am EDT
have a great tuesday. this is new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news with lori stokes and ken rosato, heather o'rourke with traffic and bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now eyewitness news this morning. good morning, it's 4:30. the man accused of killing his girlfriend's young son will face a long island judge this morning. >> also this morning in a totally different case police are trying to track down the man accused of strangling his girlfriend and then suffocating their 4-year-old son. tejada gets a standing ovation, but utley is welcomed with a hardcore new york boo despite the controversy the mets pull off a stunning
citi field with new reaction from fans. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm michelle charlesworth in for ken rosato. thanks for being with us. today's tuesday october 13th. >> you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans. >> it is a very comfortable morning outside. there's a couple area where there's some showers coming up. look at this temperature, 63. our normal high temperature this time of the year is 65, so it is warm. low 60s around the five boroughs, 58 staten island, 60 long island, really there from western suffolk county to montauk. 60 to 62. today we're looking at cloudy skies. it's going to be a very mild day, 73. can't rule out running into a spritz, sprinkle or shower. grab an umbrella. baseball weather for tonight. going to be much cooler tomorrow and very fall-like weather returning. how's it going out there? >> we're going to talk about track work as far as metro
north is concerned, we do have some track work on the new haven line. a couple of changes for those who are hopping on and off of the trains. nothing major. you have long island railroad running on or close. new jersey transit no major problems to report. if you are going to take the subways, it looks like we have one little bit of a difficulty with overnight track work. other than that everything is doing just fine. we have our street cleaning rules back in effect for today. thank you. on long island, a man accused of killing his girlfriend's 1- year-old son will face a judge this morning. eyewitness news reporter darla miles is live now in minneola with details on this very disturbing story. darla. >> reporter: that's right. it's really disturbing. the medical examiner says this child was beaten or dropped and had severe internal damage, so the death was ruled a homicide, and as a result 26-year-old
with second degree murder in the death of mason robinson. sources tell eyewitness news pardo was baby-sitting for the child's mother on sunday in uniondale. that is his girlfriend. sources say he called her to tell her that her son was having difficulty breathing. sources tell eyewitness news that the mother told pardo to bring the child to her. by the time the boy and pardo arrived, robinson was much worse off, possibly already diseased and was later pronounced dead at north shore lij syosset hospital. now pardo is being held at the nassau correctional center. a press conference is also scheduled for this morning. reporting live darla miles channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. in new jersey an arrest warrant is out for a man
accused of killing his estranged girlfriend and their son. jose santos perez strangled monica patsziak and suffocated their son. happening today, the woman accused of attempting to kidnap a teenager connecticut will appear in court. tawana randall will face a bridgeport judge to answer a laundry list of charges this is video from last week in bridgeport that shows a 17-year- old girl jumping out of a moving car and rolling on the ground. police say randall offered her a ride and then tried to abduct the girl. one man is now in custody. five police officers have been treated for smoke inhalation after a dramatic fire rescue happened in astoria queens. a work crew was busy overnight. earlier cell phone video shows flames jetting out of those windows as the fire took hold. the fire on 28th street was declared suspicious and is now under investigation. the injured officers were the first on scene.
they rushed to carry a wheelchair bound man out of the burning building. >> he was laying on the ground and fire department started to work on him, cpr with his chest and i think they revived him obviously, and he got into a wheelchair about 20 minutes later and they took him to the hospital. >> i think he had paralysis or he had a stroke at some time. and i'm glad nobody got hurt. >> there's no word on the exact charges against the one man in custody. the man in the wheelchair returned after the fire extremely upset he was not allowed back into his home. two kansas city firefighters are killed in the line of duty as they battled a huge apartment fire. investigators say the firefighters were killed and two more were injured when the building collapsed. authorities say the pair who died managed to save two civilians from the flames before the deadly collapse. the family of a washington post reporter who was found
guilty of being an american spy is speaking out. jason rison has been detained in iran for more than a year. he was serving as a washington post bureau chief. the post says it was working with his family to appeal the verdict. >> he and his wife who's also a journalist have not been able to. she's not able to speak to the press, so i am here speaking for both of them. >> now facing up to 20 years in prison. overseas palestinians are calling for a day of rage and there's new word of two bus attacks this morning in israel. at least two people were killed, 20 injured in those new attacks in jerusalem. that follows four stabbings there yesterday that injured five people. two of the attackers yesterday, both of them teenage boys consider killed. benjamin netanyahu says arab parties are "undermining the country and inciting weeks of
violence." it was an incredible night at citi field, a decisive victory for the mets. now just one win from the national league championship. the fans let it be known they have no love for chase utley or the dodgers and eyewitness news reporter kala rama is live at kala. >> reporter: isn't that the truth. there's a lot of anticipation for game 3 and mets fans are waking up with a win. the night started with the focus being on l. a.'s chase utley here. he was in full uniform, and all the fans were waiting to see if he would even play because of course they're still waiting on that hearing for that tackle into our ruben tejada who broke his leg from that tackle or slide. as you know he was in full uniform. chase utley remained on the bench. he didn't play, but mets fans still let him know what they
>> number 26 infielder chase utley. >> [ boos ]) >> that's how citi field reacted to utley during the pregame introductions. a few minutes later ruben tejada using a cane limped on to the field with a huge ovation. the mets wiped out an early 3-0 dodger lead by scoring 10 runs innings 2 through 4. they won the game 13-7 to take a 2 games to 1 lead in the series. fans say the utley incident set the tone for the night. >> i think when they had tejada come out and they gave him a standing ovation, put himself out there, you know, his leg's crazy. the disdain for utley was also very admirable. that was a very touching moment for me as a mets fan.
i can't repeat what they said obviously but we know they were not exactly -- >> not fans. >> reporter: mets fans are pretty happy with their win, and the mets can wrap up this series tonight. the first pitch starts at 8:07. we're live outside citi field, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thanks kala. >> disdain for utley. nothing but love for bill evans. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> the mets fans might have a sprinkle on their hands. temperatures are going to be very mild. we're looking from our camera south. we're going to be looking at temperatures very warm for this hour of the day. we're starting out around 63 degrees, we're going to be looking at cloudy skies. right here around the five boroughs, staten island here toward nassau county up toward fairfield county, a sprinkle here and along 684 and along 287. out here on the east end from
hamptons out to montauk, toward the northern branches, showers there and then there's this front. the front comes through this afternoon and this evening and that could present a shower. not talking about a lot of rain but some spritzes or sprinkles. noontime temperature cloudy. 70, 73 this afternoon. there's a sprinkle or two that's possible this evening and maybe one around 6 or 7 or maybe 8:00 tonight at game time. we'll keep an eye on that. we're looking at mostly about 66 and cloudy skies again this evening. sprinkle is possible for a brief moment, not a rainout. every 7 minutes. heather? >> we'll take a look at what's happening on the van wyck expressway. it doesn't look too badly as you head through this spot. i'll tell you what's going on on the van wyck south, accident, two lanes are closed down as a result. on the northern state parkway west near exit 29a, we had a disabled vehicle.
we have alternate side of the street parking rules back in effect for today, so sorry, you have to move your car. michelle and lori over to you. thank you heather. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, stunning video this morning of a driver losing control behind the wheel sliding on to the side of the road. it all happened right in front of a police officer, so what caused this wild accident. >> it was a somber return to school for those students at a college in oregon after a gunman opened fire killing nine students. >> and a driver decides to broadcast her drunken road trip for all the world to see and
captured the moment another vehicle passing by lost control and rolled over several times. the driver who survived the crash was on a cell phone and had drifted on to the shoulder. she looked up just in time to avoid hitting the trooper. >> you know, we're coming to the point where it's going to be driver's license, registration and phone. >> that's true. hand over your phone you know. >> meteorologist bill evans accuweather forecast. >> i handed my phone to an officer the other day. >> yeah? >> because it has my insurance on it. he goes i don't want your phone. it's got your insurance on it. >> why did he need that in the first place? >> you know, i'm just a popular guy. he was stopping me for a personal weather forecast. here's what's going on this morning. as we take a look across midtown out towards the east, a very nice morning, very comfortable morning. temperatures starting out now 63 degrees. the humidity on the dry side. the winds are south at 3, kind
going to be a west wind today, and we're going to be looking at a comfy start, even up the hudson river. 64 around kingston to poughkeepsie. you get down to coastal connecticut, norwalk's at 62 and so is bridgeport. warmer than normal. as i mentioned our normal average afternoon high is 65. it should be about 55 up to the north. that's what we're looking at to start the day. it's going to be a warm day. there's a low out in the atlantic. a couple of sprinkles are popping up in here with this air mass coming south, north. and then there's the front off to our west. if you're getting started today, about to head out, i don't think you need the raincoat. heavy rain along sunrise highway, montauk highway toward the hamptons and up here toward the northern branch. you get back to the west and the second part of our weather is this front. now on our futurecast you'll see this front really dries out as it comes eastward.
the guidance is showing that area of rain going off to boston this morning, and then here comes the front. watch the front die out once it comes across the mountains. you see this afternoon we're just cloudy and maybe a couple of sprinkles. as the front pushes on through, 8:00 game time. here's a sprinkle that is showing up around the five boroughs. that's gone within minutes. it's breezy and cool overnight tonight and much cooler tomorrow. a couple of showers with this front pushing through. that goes through and we've got some great fall weather returning tomorrow. cloudy and mild today, a couple of showers this morning, another round of showers midday afternoon. tonight it's partly cloudy and breezy. cooler by daybreak at 56 degrees and then tomorrow breaks of sunshine, breezy, cooler, high of 68. we're going to be looking at what's going to be cool weather as we go into the end of the week and the weekend is going to feature temperatures in the 50s.
call it a cold shot, i guess, right? >> okay. >> i mean, you know; it's 75 today and 58 sunday so that will be our first real cool shot of the season coming up for the weekend. >> wow. very good. all right. thank you bill. >> thanks. let's check on the commute. what's up heather? >> looks like we do have subway issues, nothing major. you have your a train service suspended between euclid avenue. three trains suspended between 148th street and new lots avenue. as far as our other mass transit is concerned, it looks like everything is doing okay. you have that track work however as far as metro north trains go in through new haven. let's go over to a webcam and show you how things look here as you travel on to the fdr drive. traffic coming on to the southbound side, you're going to find the right lane closed down a. you can see it's not causing major problems. northbound side seems to be doing okay. no major problems there.
doing okay as you go through 109th street. as you make your way south you have at least two lanes closed down because of an accident. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. michelle over to you. thank you so much. in oregon it was a somber return to classes for students at the community college where nine people were murdered. it has been a week and a half since the massacre. returning students drove through long roadside displays of american flags and homemade signs welcoming them back. >> everybody knows someone that was impacted from this, and being that small of a community, but you really see how big the hearts are, you know, when something like this happens. >> governor kate brown met with returning students. she says the lingering fear on campus eventually will fade. hearings begin in baltimore as the investigation continues into the police custody death of freddie gray. a judge is expected to rule
of the six officers charged in gray's death will be allowed as evidence. gray died in april, a week after being found unresponsive in the back of a police van following his arrest. defense attorneys say the officers' statements were made under duress and in violation of their rights. a gagged or will keep certain public records from the charleston church massacre under wraps. some 400 graphic photos and 9-1- 1 calls will remain sealed because the judge presiding the case says releasing them would invade the privacy of victims' families. he also says it would hurt the chances for a fair trial of the accused gunman. several news organizations challenging that order. forget flowers or chocolates, a louisiana man decided the sky's the limit when it comes to impressing his girl on their first date. 30-year-old nathan henley stole a plan in an attempt to steal a heart.
the plane went down in texas and miraculously henley and his 21-year-old companion survived. when troopers arrived on scene they arrested henley after he confessed to stealing the plane which was for sale and uninsured. many pacquiao throws his hat in the ring, not the one you're thinking. the pacman announced his run for the philippines 24th seat senate in new york. he admits the decision to enter the race didn't come easily because it means spending less time with his family. he says he wants to help more people. the 36-year-old pro boxer who's already a congressman in the philippines was in manhattan to receive an award from the asia society. against all odds, phil collins has decided to write his autobiography. in a statement the former genesis drummer and 1980s icon said that he's been asked several times to write a
the right time until now. the seven-time grammy award winner promised to tell his life stories in the book set for release in october of 2016. >> it's a chance he's got to take. >> i can't wait. >> 4:51. coming up on eyewitness news, cheers to wine drinkers this morning. could a glass of red help to manage diabetes. >> also ahead, police are closing in on the suspect they believe opened fire outside a
. in this morning's health alert, wine sippers pour another glass. this one's for you. a new study suggests that red wine may be the key to keeping diabetes under control. israeli researchers who followed more than 200 people with type 2 diabetes found a glass of red wine every day improved study participant's sugar control and lowered bad cholesterol. the scientists also say the wine helped to modestly decrease participant's risk of heart disease or stroke. >> wait a minute. red wine though.
>> and i think it's just one glass. >> just one glass. that's all you need. that's the dose. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> temperatures this morning are a bit on the very comfy side, very mild side, warm side for this hour of the day. 63 in the park to 60 at newark, elizabeth, staten island, 62 around brooklyn and queens. got a west to a southwest wind and the humidity's are kind of in the moderate range. a nice ride coming over from jersey city and staten island on the ferry. if you're going back and forth from bridgeport to port jeff, that too is looking rather nice. we will have a very mild day, can't rule out a spritz, sprinkle or shower. still in the 70s. much cooler weather on the way. we'll talk about that, talk about baseball weather for tonight. heather is looking for the commute right now. >> we have an issue on the van wyck expressway as you go on to the southbound side. it's near rock away boulevard. two lanes are closed down as you head southbound.
a little delay as you head down into that spot now. as you go to the brooklyn bridge, trying to go to the inbound side leaving brooklyn into manhattan, you have all lanes closed down until 6 a.m. that of course is because of construction. so the brooklyn bridge is closed but the queens midtown tunnel also has some construction there. it's two-way traffic running. the same situation with the hugh carey brooklyn battery tunnel. a trains suspended until 5 a.m. 3 trains suspended between 148th and new lots avenue because of track work. alternate side of the street parking rules back in effect. a woman driving drunk in florida decided to broadcast her road show for the world to see by using the smartphone app periscope. police tracked down the driver as she posted a live video stream of the drunken ride. two people who follow the 23- year-old woman on the mobile app called police and they were able to use landmarks in video to track her down.
>> we're like what is periscope. one of our younger officers was able to figure it out and that helped us getting her off the street. i was in shock. after 30 years in law enforcement i hadn't seen anything like this before. >> she was arrested as you might understand on the spot. fortunately no one was hurt. closing in on 5:00. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, we're following breaking news in china where a frightening explosion was caught on camera, and it's in the same city where a huge blast killed dozens of people just two months ago. >> a family's heartbroken this morning after a truck lost control and slammed into a bus stop in the bronx killing a mother of five. what led to this terrifying collision. >> and don't leave home without your umbrella. meteorologist bill evans has exclusive accuweather forecast.
this is new york's number 1, channel 7 eyewitness news with lori stokes and ken rosato, heather o'rourke with traffic and bill evans with the exclusion accuweather forecast. now eyewitness news this morning. and breaking news at 5 a.m., a terrifying explosion caught on camera in china, and it's unfortunately a familiar site in this city devastated by an explosion just two months ago. >> and you know what, tonight could be a big night for the mets as they take on the dodgers at citi field. they're one win away from the national championship league series. >> and we'll see some rain later today. it is not expected to interrupt the game tonight in queens. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm michelle charlesworth if for ken rosato. today is tuesday, october 13th. >> you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans. >> good morning everybody.
grab an umbrella. there could be a shower in your future today where the temperatures are very mild, and you don't need really the raincoat or that sort of stuff. it's 60 at hauppauge and north port is 58. and so is massapequa. great neck is 62. 64 east hampton and montauk where there's some rain. belmar is right around 69. 55 around poughkeepsie. today we're looking at cloudy skies. temperature around 73. it will be very mild, but yet at the same time there could be a sprinkle at some point. certainly no rainout for baseball or afternoon sports. we'll talk about breezy, much cooler weather in your accuweather forecast. it's weather then heather every 7 minutes. >> did you watch the mets game last night? >> no. >> did you watch dancing with the stars last night? >> no, i watched the inside of my eyelids last night. >> let's go over to queen where is i'm watching what's happening on the van wyck expressway. an accident on the southbound near rock away boulevard.
you have at least two lanes closed down. some delays as you go toward the brooklyn bridge. let's take a look at a webcam. show you how things look at this moment as you head on to the van wyck expressway. because of that accident. now this accident is right near 109th street so you can see as you go on to the southbound side, we don't have any major backups. we do have that accident in the area of rock away boulevard. our street cleaning rules are in effect. . thank you. it was an emotional victory at citi field, and now the mets are just one win away from advancing on the road to the world series. >> yeah, this morning we have new reaction from the players who say the fans played a key role in their dramatic win. kala rama is live at citi field this morning in queens. kala. >> reporter: mets fans have a lot to say about chase utley. they basically boo'd him as soon as they saw him. and he was even on the bench. we think mets players used that
as their motivation and now they're just one game away from taking here the national league championship, so utley was in uniform last night. since he didn't have a hearing on his suspension in the tejada incident, but fans let him have it all game long. he was booed during player introductions and the crowd chanted we want utley most of the night. the clearing became really loud when the mets fought back from an early 3-0 deficit, but the end of the 4th inning they had 10 runs on the board. if they finish the night here by setting a team playoff record as they beat the dodgers 13-7. the players say the fans gave them a big boost from start to finish. >> the boos at the introductions were kind of a big statement leading into the game, and you know, we knew the biggest thing going in was
many runs as we did, and you know, that kind of did all the talking. >> reporter: the other thing that got the team going, ruben tejada received a huge ovation as he walked on to the field with the help of a cane before the game. the good news for him, he will not need surgery on his broken right leg. game 4 starts here tonight at 8:07. one more win for the mets and they'll send the dodgers home for the winter. we're live outside of citi field, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> that was quite a moment. thank you. >> and stay with eyewitness news as we follow the mets on the road to the world series. sports anchors rob powers and laura behnke will be with the team every step of the way. if you're going to the game, share your photos with us using the hashtag abc7ny. breaking news out of china. an explosion has hit a warehouse in the port city of tan gin. this is new cell phone video
showing the moments right after the blast, and yes, this is the same city in which a massive warehouse explosion two months ago left 173 people dead or missing. there is no word yet on casualties from this latest explosion again, in china. the building reportedly contained alcohol and an acid used for making plastics and pharmaceuticals. no charges this morning in a frightening crash that left a mother of 5 dead after she was hit by an out of control coca- cola truck. sha anemic what silva was killed as she stood at a bus stop at 138th street in port morris. here's a look at all the damage left behind. police believe the driver lost control as he tried to avoid an suv that was making a right turn from the incorrect lane. silva's devastated husband of 13 years was on the phone with her when it happened. >> i was on the phone she said oh [ bleep ]. that was the last
thing i heard from her. i thought somebody snatched her phone or something. no, it was that she got hit. >> six other people were hurt. they are expected to be okay. this morning police say they're looking for a known gang member who shot three people outside of a nightclub in manhattan killing a young mother. the shooting happened outside of the club motivo in the flatiron district. police say the shooter was targeting a bouncer who had thrown him out of the club. instead he hit innocent bystanders including 24-year- old walikque faussett who was killed. she was the mother of a 3-year- old son. >> he won't be able to sleep without his mother. he asks for her every moment. she's his everything. whoever you are out there, you just destroyed an entire family. >> witnesses say as the suspect was being escorted out of the club for fighting he threatened
to go to his car and get his gun. he got away in a black bmw. 5:06. in the race for president it's democratic fight night in las vegas. for the first time democratic presidential candidates will face off in a prime time debate. abc's kenneth moton reports. >> it's a high stakes debate in sin city, round 1 for the democrats tonight and hillary clinton will be front and center. hours before the prime time debate, the front runner made a surprise appearance at a union rally outside the towering las vegas hotel of, yes, donald trump. >> some people think mr. trump is entertaining, but i don't think it's entertaining when somebody insults immigrants, insults women. that is just unacceptable. >> but trump won't be on tonight's stage, neither will joe biden, even though his podium is nearby and ready. national polls show clinton with
a commanding lead. clinton has a 25 point lead in south carolina, 16 points in nevada where tonight's debate could be make or break for the candidates on the bottom. >> i don't and if an idea is from the left or the right or whether it's democratic or republican, i ask whether it works, and if it works we do it. >> martin o'malley and jim webb took a break from debate preps. they'll be working to get noticed tonight launching a steady stream of attacks against the embattled former secretary of state. don't expect that political approach from bernie sanders. >> let's treat each other civilly. >> the candidate's spouses are usually in the audience on debate night. former president bill clinton is in las vegas but there's word he won't be at the debate. >> stay with eyewitness news and abc news for updates on the race for president and the debate tonight. good morning america will pick up our coverage live in las vegas beginning at 7:00. 5:08. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and
traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> let's take a look outside. it's absolutely gorgeous. we're looking from midtown south where we can see all the way down to the statue of liberty and over to staten island. hey, we're looking at what's going to be a pretty morning with a temperature of about 63 degrees. we're going to be looking cloudy skies, a southwest wind, very comfortable. now there are a couple of areas of sprinkles and showers. i keep watching the radar. some of these are getting down to the ground along the l.i.e., north shore long island, coastal connecticut and this rain coming down hard from sag harbor and eastward out towards montauk. next will be this front that slides eastward. there's not a whole lot going with this. we're talking about a tenth or less as far as rain goes, and very mild temperatures. the front kind of dries out as it comes eastward. there could be a sprinkle around 7 or 8:00, but a very brief sprinkle. at the bus stop, temperatures
about 61 degrees. watch out for the hooligans at the bus stop. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. how's it going out there? >> we'll take a look at what's happening as we go over to our maps i can tell you the van wyck expressway, we have an accident here, at least two lanes are closed down. it's not a bumper-to-bumper ride. let's go over to our webcams and show you this. this is right near 109th avenue. that southbound side is traffic on the left side of your screen. you can see it's really not doing too badly. this is the whitestone bridge. looks pretty good as you make your way over into queens. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. michelle and lori, over to you. thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning. we're receiving new information overnight on an apartment fire in missouri that left two firefighters dead. the heroic move that led to their deaths.
ia 5:13. new in morning, two of kansas city missouri's bravest lose their lives while saving others during a huge apartment fire. investigators say both were killed and two other firefighters were hurt when the building collapsed. authorities say the pair who died managed to save two civilians from the flames before the building came crashing down. a developing story out of the netherlands where dutch investigators are set to release a final report on what caused malaysia airlines flight mh17 to crash. the jet liner broke up over ukraine in 2014 killing all 298 souls on board. preliminary findings said it
was hit by high energy objects from outside of the aircraft. that's a quote. the west and ukraine say russian backed rebels shot down the jet with a surface to air missile. the russians plan to issue their own report. it's 5:14, and meteorologist bill evans joining us with the accuweather forecast. >> here we go. we take a look from our camera right here at 4 time square, new york life building all the way down to 1 world trade. you can even see staten island and sandy hook new jersey in the distance this morning. really pretty as we're looking at temperatures around 63 degrees. humidity is moderate. the winds are calm and the pressure has been rising. we're looking at a high yesterday of 77, normal high is 65, and we're starting out this morning much warmer than normal. already we're at 63 degrees. that's close to our afternoon high. this is one more day of this warm, mild kind of stuff. sun's up at 7:05, sets 6:19. there will be a lot of clouds around. there's some showers this
morning from the city to the east. still in the 70s today despite clouds and these showers. then we'll have fine fall weather returning tomorrow, a little nice preview of november coming up this weekend. 49 at hopatcong, 52 here at hackettstown, 48 at hanover, 55 at poughkeepsie. normally the temperature should be about 51 and 41 up to the north. it's very warm here in these overnight hours. a light, calm wind to what's been a southerly to a southwest wind. that is coming up in and around. a couple of sprinkles showers. some of these are getting down to the surface, some are not. out here on the eastern end, getting down to the surface on montauk. highway here along 27 and 24, and then you go up here back to the west, you see these showers along the l.i.e. and up here on the northern state and along i-95 in connecticut. the connecticut turnpike. then you get this break, and you actually see there could be breaks of sun in here today after a sunrise at 7:00. then the front comes. our guidance is showing that front really dry out.
once it gets over the mountains here and starts to head down toward the hudson river valley in the city, it really just kind of goes away. there are a couple of sprinkles that show up around 8:00 in queens for baseball, but that's a quick sprinkle. it goes right by, not a big deal. those skies clear out tonight, and it becomes much cooler. now our futurecast, the rainfall amounts coming up are a tenth. that's what's showing up. 73 today, a couple of showers, not a big deal. the front moves through. that's a big deal because it's much cooler tomorrow. a temperature around 68 degrees. then for the weekend, it's the first chilly shot. it's going to feel like the 40s. there will be some snow showers. i said that, heather, you okay? heather passed out. we have some snow showers in the northern part of the state and northern vermont and even into maine, and there could be actually some water spouts on the great lakes from this cold shot of air coming in. cloudy and mild, a couple of showers today, 73, partly cloudy, breezy tonight, cooler
by daybreak, 56 and then tomorrow we've got sunshine, breaks, breezy, cooler, great day, great fall day. high 68. it's a gorgeous day on thursday with sunshine, 64. maybe a spritz or a sprinkle on friday, and then, you know, the weekend could be quite chilly. i would imagine, you know, i am just going ahead and say this, the mets beat the dodgers. they've got to play this weekend. that's going to be chilly. that's going to be cold. >> bring it on. >> that's all right. they can handle it. >> the fall classic. it'll be a classic. >> it'll warm you up. don't worry about that. >> they're back big time. >> that was big last night. >> it was. it was really big. let's check in with heather >> so that really big accident we had on the van wyck expressway, it looks like it has been cleared away. so that's why traffic is into that spot. southbound right near rock away boulevard, that accident cleared away. now going to the brooklyn bridge, closed on the inbound
that of course is for overnight construction. brooklyn bridge closed once again. queens midtown tunnel, hugh carey brooklyn battery tunnel, you still have construction leftover there. that should be cleared away shortly. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. >> still head on eyewitness news this morning, just weeks into the volkswagen clean diesel scandal, hollywood is already taking dips on a movie script. >> some men who said -- i don't know if you heard this but they say they read playboy just for the articles. >> yeah, so? >> soon that may be more
a school district in connecticut has have versed its plan to cancel halloween. they originally canceled their costume parade so some students would not feel excluded because of the religious or cultural beliefs that their families hold. outraged parents petitioned the district and now the halloween parades are back on. new this morning, picking up the pieces, words from tracy morgan who took to twitter last night to announce a major step in his recovery following that serious car crash. the comedian posted this picture of had himself doing
his first time on stage in 16 months, but he didn't just perform at the seller. he also appeared at the stand. this weekend will be another triumphant moment for morgan when he hosts saturday night live. >> it is. it is. >> oh, that was awful. >> what a feeling for him also. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic always beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> we've got a baseball game in town tonight, the dodgers are around, and coach john mattingly, 66 is going to be the game time temperature. there might be a spritz right at the beginning of the game, but i would imagine that's going to last about 10 minutes and then that's gone. then your weekend is like this. the jet stream goes south. colder air pours -- i did say colder air pours in here for saturday and sunday. some snow upstate, some big time wind coming could create water spouts at the great lakes. we'll talk more about the weekend coming up.
>> not when the forecast looks like that. i want to look back to last weekend. let's go right over to our mass transit and talk to you about what's happening here if you are trying to take metro north, new haven line, we have that track work. long island railroad, new jersey transit running on or close to schedule. no major problems there. we'll show you how things look at the whitestone bridge, which is doing well. no major problems. we have our street cleaning rules back in effect for today. michelle and lori over to you. thank you. new overnight, and talks in the works to create a new beer company. the largest in the world. >> and we are following breaking news in israel in which palestinians are calling a quote day of rage. there have been a series of deadly attacks already today,
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the company faces up to $18 billion in fines. dicaprio has produced several films including the wolf of wall street. >> did you see that one. >> that was a good one. >> really good. >> that's america's money. >> have a great day. facebook wants to be the destination for shoppers now. it's ramping up testing of a dedicated shopping feed on its app, and it's going to allow shoppers to find, share, and purchase products in one place. the company says nearly half of people already come to facebook to actively look for products. maybe they'll also put the promo code in for me. i'm sick of having to find that, copy it. >> all right. coming up in our next half hour, a day in court is scheduled for a man accused of killing his girlfriend's child when he was supposed to be caring for him. >> and don't leave home without your umbrella. meteorologist bill evans
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now new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news this morning. happening today, the man accused of killing his girlfriend's toddler when he was supposed to be caring for him is set to appear in court. >> it's going to be a day in court for the connecticut woman accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to kidnap a teenage girl. >> and a live look at time square, and we're going to see the return of rain today before a big dip in temperatures. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm michelle charlesworth in for ken rosato this morning. 13th. >> you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with your accuweather forecast. >> we take a look outside this morning, cloudy skies, a pretty morning, pretty comfortable. 63 degrees. there's a couple of showers. there's some rain out on the eastern end of long island, and this rain is going to be pretty heavy as we go into long island on the eastern side, but we've got mild numbers, 63 around the park to 55 poughkeepsie, kingston.
you see that rain on the east end. we could have a shower popping up today. look how warm it gets, 73 degrees and a big old southwest to a west wind today. heather's looking at your commute. weather then heather. how's it going out there? >> i'll show you that the van wyck expressway, we did have an incident on the southbound side near rockaway boulevard. that earlier accident has been cleared away. as you head on to the bqe going northbound, that ramp to the brooklyn bridge closed down with construction and that will remain closed down until 6 a.m. then we have the manhattan bridge and the williamsburg bridge is doing fine. no major problems there. track work, metro north new haven line, that could cause a some. it's not causing major problems. long island railroad, new jersey transit, they are schedule. you have minor delays across the board, george washington tunnels. then we could take a look at a webcam and show you how nicely the van wyck is moving getting down into the early accident scene by rockaway boulevard. we have our street cleaning
rules in effect for today. lori over to you. thank you. there's new video into the newsroom now of two deadly bus attacks breaking out this morning in israel, at least two people were killed and 20 injured by those attacks in jerusalem. there's also two stabbing attacks near tel aviv, prime minister benjamin netanyahu has called an emergency meeting of his security cabinet. olympians have called for a -- palestinians have called for a day of rage. it is 5:32. happening today, the man accused of killing his girlfriend's young child is due to face a judge today, 26-year- old lord pardo of uniondale was arrested and charged in the child's death. darla miles is live now in minneola, nassau county with more for us. >> reporter: good morning lori. lord pardo is being held here in nassau county at the nassau county detention center. investigators believe he either
the child who was in his care on sunday. the 26-year-old has been charged with second degree murder in the death of 19-month- old mason robinson. sources close to the investigation say that pardo was baby-sitting for his girlfriend on sunday in uniondale. they say he called to tell her that her son was having difficulty breathing, so she told pardo to bring the child to her. by the time they arrived, robinson was much worse off, possibly already diseased, deceased. an autopsy conducted on monday ruled his death a homicide and that is when pardo was taken into custody. now he will be arraigned later this morning in hempstead. police are also expected to release more details on this investigation today. reporting live in minneola, darla miles channel 7 eyewitness news. in new jersey an arrest warrant is out this morning for
estranged girlfriend and their son. police say 26-year-old jose ronald santos-alvarez strangled monica pose knee yak and then suffocated their 4-year-old son. both were found dead in an apartment in jersey city last wednesday. happening today also a woman accused of attempting to kidnap a teenager in connecticut is due in court. 39-year-old towanna randall will face a bridgeport judge to answer a laundry list of charges. video from last week in bridgeport shows a 17-year-old girl jumping from a car's passenger door, then rolling on the ground. police say randall offered her a ride and then tried to abduct the girl. police say the victim was sexually assaulted before she managed to escape. we have new information on the gruesome discovery of a woman's body in a queens park.
victim as 28-year-old ching ching. her body was found sunday. she had multiple stab wounds to her neck and stomach. switching gears a bit, it could be a big step on the mets' road to the world series tonight as they face the dodgers at home. fans were very vocal during last night's dramatic win letting chase utley and the dodgers have it. eyewitness news reporter kala rama is live for us at citi field with details. good morning. >> reporter: and well put. they did let them have it. while the mets have a win this morning, so fans are very happy, but last night a little bit of the focus here was on l. a.'s chase utley. he was in uniform and on the bench, but mets fans let him know that he was not going to be forgotten or forgiven. listen. >> number 26, infielder chase utley. [ boos
reacted to utley during the pregame introductions. a few minutes later injured mets shortstop ruben tejada using a cane limped on to the field for a huge ovation. there were many more ovations once the game started. the mets scored 10 runs in innings 2 through 4. they won 13-7 to take a two games to one lead in the series. for the night. >> i think when they had tejada come out and they gave him a standing ovation, put himself out there, you know, his leg's wrapped up, and the place just went crazy. the disdain for utley was also very admirable. there was a very touching moment for me as a mets fan. so i can't repeat what they said obviously but we know that they were not exactly -- >> not fans. >> reporter: well, the home team, the mets here can wrap up the series tonight.
the first pitch is being thrown at 8:07. we're live outside citi field, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. and stay with eyewitness news as we follow the mets on the road to the world series. if you're going to the game or you're cheering along the home team with your own get- togethers, share your pictures with us using the hashtag abc7ny. >> i love looking at those. i'm sorry. >> i know, you get caught up in this em. >> >> if the mets beat the dodgers here tonight or in los angeles, this weekend, that series starts at citi field for the national league championship, they're going to be cold. they're going to need a heater, and we're not talking about matt harvey either. really cold weather coming for the weekend we'll talk about in just a moment. 63 degrees, very mild and nice to start the day here. a couple of showers out across the eastern end of long island. there have been a few in nassau county and along the park.
those are moving up toward the connecticut turnpike out here toward the eastern end, suffolk county you've got heavy rain here and back to the west there's this front. it looks like this front really loses its moisture and its punch as it comes eastward. it will bring drier, cooler air in overnight tonight. we're starting out in the 60s, maybe a spritz or a sprinkle. we get to the low 70s again today and this afternoon, and tonight around 8:00 there might be a passing sprinkle, but the temperatures will be mild, great baseball weather. at the bus stop, watch out for these huckleberries, except there's one child seems to be playing hooky today. we'll be at 61 with cloudy skies. it's weather then heather. >> it looks like we have some construction that's clearing up. it's causing delays on the new england thruway. we'll head to our maps. new england thruway south connecticut state line getting down to exit 22, you will find at least two lanes closed down. going on to the bqe, northbound the ramp to the brooklyn bridge remains closed down. the brooklyn bridge is closes
if you want to go to the manhattan bridge or the williamsburg bridge, they're moving well. no major problems to report. metro north new haven line you have that ongoing track work. long island railroad, new jersey transit are both running on or close to schedule and our path trains are doing just fine as well. so no major problems with subways. looks like mass transit is a great choice this morning, and street cleaning rules are in effect for today. thank you. it's 5:39 and still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, good news for the dentist and hunter who was once called the most hated man in america. could the killer of the beloved cecil the lion be off the hook. >> a group of good samaritans raced to save horses that were
r . charges will not be filed against a dentist who killed a well-known lion in zimbabwe. they are no longer seeking extradition for palmer. palmer has been cleared of any wrongdoing, he's also free to visit the nation as a tourist, not as a hunter. zimbabwe said there had been enough publicity surrounding palmer and the lion. palmer has maintained he was hunting legally. he temporarily shut down his dental practice and said his family received threats. caught on camera, a dramatic horse rescue that went down in california. this happened outside of fresno. good samaritans and emergency responders came together to save a horse that was trapped in an overturned trailer. the truck pulling the trailer had been hit by a wrong way driver. some people driving by who happened to have horse equipment joined in on the rescue.
>> i grabbed the evac from the butte fire, supplies i had in my car and jumped into action and did what i could to pull the horse out. >> i appreciate that people want to get involved. usually people just drive by. i think they saw the horse, and we all have a huge heart for animals. >> the horse is going to be fine. a firefighter at the scene is recovering, though, from a broken foot. the horse stepped on him during the rescue. >> yikes. oh, that hurts. >> everybody will heal eventually. >> right. exactly. >> let's check in with bill evans. >> i've been stepped on by horses, kicked by horses. that's why i do the weather in new york city. >> you ran away. >> i ran away. here's what's going on this morning. we have a morning where you have clear skies, really looking good here across the east river throughout roosevelt island out to queens looking really good this morning at 5:43. coming up on 15 minutes before 6. sun's officially up just after 7:00. very mild temperatures. 63 degrees, a moderate humidity.
at 29.66 and has been rising, which is a good sign. we have cold front approaching from the west, and we have a low pressure system to the south. this barometer's going to stay well below 30 which means the atmosphere is going to remain unstable. yesterday's high was 77. 12 degrees warmer than normal for this time of the year. today will be back in the 70s once again. the sun's up after 7. not going to see much sun today. clouds are collecting overnight. 70s today, despite these few showers and clouds, but fall weather returns tomorrow and for midweek, and we've got a november preview coming up this weekend. air quality is moderate. uv index is low because of the clouds, but the ragweed and the pollen count is high, and so is elm. it's mostly ragweed season. 55 poughkeepsie and kingston, 52 when you get to around putnam county around carmel. 55 white plains to rocklin county. 53 from the park to staten island. mid-40s, upper 40s north andest with. numbers way warm for this hour of the day for this time of the year.
coming up from the south. you see the wind profiles. heavier rain out from nassau county eastward across suffolk county from river head out here to shelter island, and along you see the highways here, montauk highway, sunrise highway, got some rain there and along 95 in connecticut to just north of the l.i.e. then we get this break, and then there's the front. the front really loses its punch coming eastward. so after school today, 72 and clouds, maybe a spritz or a sprinkle, but kids you've got after school sports like field hockey and football and all that kind of stuff, soccer. you're not going to have much of a problem as far as rain goes. mets dodgers, tonight, 66 should be the temperature at game time. check out that wind. 8 to 16 out of the west. that blows in from right field across over towards 3rd base. might cut down on the home runs towards right field. 73 this afternoon, breezy, cool fall weather clouds with a
then we first chilly shot of the year coming on saturday into sunday. upstate some snow showers are going to be possible. cloudy and mild today, 73, and then partly cloudy and breezy. tonight cooler by daybreak, we're at 56. tomorrow a great fall day, breezy and cooler, 68. your accuweather seven-day forecast, a front comes through on friday, and if the mets win out, they'll be playing at home this weekend. i believe that's -- they have the best record, so they will be playing this weekend in the chilly stuff. got to get under hand warmers and those things people stick their hands in, long johns. >> get the little heated seat pad. >> take your space heater to the game. >> mm-hmm. those little packs, you know, that you put on. >> that's what you have to do. it's all good. 'tis the season. >> all right. let's check in with heather. >> let's take a look at the grand central parkway as you make your way through the cross
island parkway. don't let this fool you. we have something happening on the grand central parkway, just not in this spot. let's head to our maps. as you head on to the westbound side of the grand central parkway, exit 19, francis lewis boulevard, you're going to find an accident that's causing a delay. the bqe northbound side that ramp to the brooklyn bridge closed with construction. the brooklyn bridge is closed until 6 a.m., and then you look okay at the manhattan bridge, the williamsburg bridge, 59th street bridge moving very well. street cleaning rules are in effect. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a smoke scare in the air. why an alaska airlines flight headed to seattle from newark was forced to make an emergency landing. >> also ahead, the woman who proves that she is a paramedic
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ford dealers thank you for helping protect our children. 5:50, and alaska airlines is replacing its credit card machines after a midair scare led to an emergency landing. the alaska airline plane was headed to seattle from newark yesterday when the pilot reported a fire on board. the plane made an emergency landing in buffalo. the airline says the credit card reader started smoking battery. the machine was sprayed with a air spokesperson says the device was never on fire and no one was hurt. new this morning, word of a big shakeup in college football. one of the game's most successful head coaches is calling it quits. espn is reporting that south carolina head coach steve spurrier is retiring effective immediately.
championship at florida in 1996. he's also number 2 in wins among active big time college coaches. south carolina is expected to name an interim head coach by tomorrow. meantime rutgers head football coach is coming back to the sidelines. kyle flood's three-game suspension is now over. flood received the ban after a report found that he had improper contact with a faculty member regarding one of his players academics. the scarlet knights lost two of the three games flood missed. they take a 2 and 3 record into saturday's game at indiana. a totally new meaning to the term wedding crasher when here comes the bride all dressed in white at the scene of a car wreck. this picture showing sarah ray in her wedding gown walking away from the crash in the rain has gone viral. you see ray is a paramedic in tennessee, and she immediately sprang into action when she heard a driver had run a red light hitting her family's car
on the way to her reception. >> i don't know that what i did was special. i was just making sure my family was okay. and like i say i just happened to be in a wedding dress. >> that's all. >> the wreck sent ray's 72-year- old grandmother to the hospital as the reception continued. ray's husband was also a paramedic. >> oh, my goodness. >> they'll remember that one. >> forever, right? >> still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, at 5:52 a florida woman accused of driving drunk decided to bring the social media world along with her for the ride, live and direct. that is until police got involved. >> and meteorologist bill evans is tracking rain and our first
eyewitness news this morning. we're at 5:54. we've got some rain, thunder and lightning out there too. you see along i-95 in connecticut right around the five boroughs, a few little spritzes and sprinkles, showers out there toward the eastern end there's been a few lightning strikes. that's east of montauk. temperatures are quite mild this morning in the low 60s to low and mid-50s. heather's looking at your commute, grab an umbrella, you'll need that today, how's it going out there. >> we're going to take a look at the grand central parkway. i can show you how nicely it's moving as you make your way into bell boulevard. as we head to our maps, i can tell you that the grand central parkway, that earlier accident near francis lewis boulevard near exit 19, the accident has been cleared away. that was a quick accident to get cleared. we have the bqe northbound, the ramp to the brooklyn bridge closed with construction. the brooklyn bridge closed down for a few more minutes and it should be reopening and moving just fine getting across the span. we have our street cleaning
rules in veefr to you. thank you. well, the periscope app is growing in popularity, and one person used it while driving drunk. police in florida tracked down an alleged drunk driver as she was posting a live video stream of the exploit on the internet. two people when followed the 23- year-old woman on the mobile app called police. they were able to use landmarks in the video to track her down. >> they're like, what is periscope. luckily one of our younger officers was able to figure it out, and that helped us in getting her off the street. shock. after 30 years of law enforcement i hadn't seen anything like this before. >> she was arrested on the spot. fortunately she did not hit anything and no one was hurt. right now. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a chaotic crash in the bronx that killed a mother of five at a bus stop. will the driver who caused the accident face charges. >> also passengers forced to
evacuate from a flight in jamaica when a fire is reported on board. the whole thing turned out to be a mistake. we'll explain. >> and mets fans show the dodgers they neither forgive nor forget. a lot of boos. tonight they look to seal the deal and send the dodgers packing. >> and we could see some rain to start the day. meteorologist bill evans has your exclusive a see why more than 5 million feet in the us speak for amope pedi perfect for salon results at home. now, discover the latest innovation in the amope foot care line. new amope pedi perfect with diamond crystals. remove hard skin effortlessly, now with new diamond crystals, for soft beautiful feet in an instant. new amope pedi perfect with diamond crystals. the diamond among electronic foot files.
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this is new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news with lori stokes and ken rosato, heather o'rourke with traffic and bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now eyewitness news this morning. >> breaking news at 6:00, in a wave of violence across israel, three people now dead, many more injured in a series of