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family members are stabbed inside a home when a violent fight breaks out. live on the scene of new details and reaction from family members. >> breaking now, new details on the american military mission in afghanistan. what president obama is saying now that is different than what he said in the past. >> happening today, mayor de blasio travels to israel to meet with jewish and arab students. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm rob nelson, filling in for ken rosato. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with the accuweather forecast. take a look at our camera. beautiful day today. temperature at 6:00 a.m. starting around 53 degrees. drops toward sunrise in a little over an hour from right now at 7:07. we like 7s. 51 riverdale. 51 whitestone queens. grab a jacket, grab a sweater. these temperatures are at
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normal for this time of the year and sometimes normal is okay. 60 noontime. 65 this afternoon with a light northwest wind. weather then heather. she had her hands full. i have been sitting around here drinking coffee. >> get to work over there. let's talk about the subways. j trains we had signal problems at 111th street. they have been repaired. you can still expect delays as you head queens-bound. metro north, new haven line ongoing track work. long island railroad, new jersey transit no major problems. nice day to take a ferry. southern state eastbound exit 21 to 22 accident investigation. all lanes are closed down. stilt closed as you go through that spot. we have eastbound delays in to that spot. westbound side rubbernecking l.i.e. going westbound near exit 33, that accident is still with us. now, as you travel on to the george washington bridge, we have construction earlier. that has been cleared away. minor delay inbound george washington bridge lincoln and
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holland, they are doing fine. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. lori, over to you. >> thank you. developing in new jersey, we just learned new details about a violent family fight that left several people stabbed. it happened on a typically quiet street in teaneck. kala ham may is line on the scene with new reaction from a family member. >> right, lori. i just talked to the grandson of the woman that lines here in this home on the phone. he confirms what police told us, that at least two people were stabbed after two adult brothers got in a fight involving their elderly mother. they were seriously stabbed at this point. we know that police are only saying that their conditions are serious and they were brought to the hospital, one to englewood and the other to holy name hospital. this all unfolded around 11:00 last night. in the last 15 minutes as i mentioned, i talked to the
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that lives here involved in this incident. he is also the nephew of the two brothers who were fighting. he says the police went to his mother's house, the brother's sister, letting him know the mother and one of the brothers was seriously injured. >> mental health issue. my uncle, he had issues since he had, i believe, brain damage decades ago and i have never heard in my family about anything like this, you know, anything even close to something like this where, you know, anything like this would happen. so, it's really a shock to all of us. >> reporter: sterling harrison is trying to get in touch with more of his family members to figure out how this all exactly unfolded. we have asked police if someone is in custody or if they are searching for a suspect. they are referring all of our questions to the bergen county prosecutor's office.
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we are still waiting to hear back from them. they have not responded to our phone calls or our e-mails yet. as far as sterling harrison, the man i talked to on the phone can tell us, he beliefs someone is in custody. live in teaneck, kala ham may, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you, kala. right now, the lines are moving at j.f.k. airport this morning after a computer glitch caused major problems for travelers last night. take a look at the lines. federal officials say the system that checks passengers against names on the terror watch list went down about 90 minutes yesterday. the disruption caused backups and frustration at kennedy at other international airports. investigators insist it was a attack. developing right now, former nba star lamar odom is continuing to fight for his life after being found brothel.
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cocaine in the days before his collapse along with sexual performance enhancers at the love ranch. he is surrounded by family members including khloe kardashian who is said to be making most of the medical decisions. we have set up a slide show of his life at abc7ny. in new jersey, a memorial service will be held in broomfield for the truck driver that died in the fiery crash on the jersey turnpike. his ashes will be sent back to his native india. police say the 40-year-old lost control of the tanker truck in carney after swerving to avoid a mattress that fell off another vehicle. no one else was hurt in the crash. friends and family will gather to say a final good-bye to the teenager that died after falling down an elevator shaft staten island. marcos castillo died after falling six stories in the
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the building which used to be the tompkinsville hospital is being torn down. letter his funeral will be held at 10:00 this morning at our lady of mount carmel church in port richmond. breaking news on the u.s. military mission in afghanistan. president obama is set to announce later today that he plans to maintain a force of 9800 troops, enough to continue hunting for al-qaeda and isis militants. this is a significant about face for the president. he had planned to withdraw virtually all u.s. troops by the end of next year accept for those needed to protect the u.s. embassy. 5900 troops will remain in afghanistan by the time the president leaves office in 2017. happening today, mayor de blasio is heading to israel. the trip was planned before the recent string of attacks in jerusalem. he will visit a multicultural school known as hand in hand, center for jewish education in israel.
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arson attack in november. last night the mayor hosted the first town hall meeting of his time in office. the focus was on the soaring cost of rent in the city. hundreds of folks turned out for the meeting held in washington heights. that neighborhood and inwood have 53,000 rent stabilized apartments, the most in the city. >> so much of what we are trying to do is to come together in this neighborhood. this is one of the places where the fight to protect affordable housing is most intense, where the need is the greatest. >> the town hall participants were invited by about 20 civic groups. many of them spoke spanish and had to rely on interpreters provided by the mayor's administration. happening today, a ceremony renaming the municipal building in lower manhattan in honor of david dinkins. mayor de blasio said that he is changing the name as a tribute to dinkins' contributions to the five boroughs including
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launching the anticrime program, safe streets, safe cities. he said the city's first african-american mayor started fashion weeks and u.s. open tennis when the city needed investments. today is the day. the mets have one more shot to move forward on the road to the world series. here we go. the mets take on the dodgers tonight in game 5. it has been a dramatic series so far. it comes down to tonight's game to break the current 2-2 tie. go big or go home. >> go big, go big. >> let's do it. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> here we go. we take a look outside. we have a gorgeous morning. clear skies, cool, crisp. a great day heading your way. a perfect day as we look from the roof camera to midtown across the park.
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that is wollman rink. the lights are on. you know you are getting into fall when they fix if the rink up. kids are doing the skating practice. light northwest wind. you see there is a front here in the great lakes toward superior. that sweeps down in here tomorrow. today 51 by 8:00. noontime 60. 65 this afternoon. a beautiful perfect day today. there is a couple of imperfections at your bus stop today. we call them the huckleberries. breezy, cool. grab your jackets and sweaters. after school it will feel great. we will talk about brisk and cool weather coming up in the accuweather seven-day forecast. heather is looking at the commute. >> i have to show you a webcam and on the gowanus expressway. a sea of brake lights. look that the shot. we have newscopter 7 above. john del giorno is here to tell us what is going on. >> reporter: we found the problem. we have first live pictures from news.
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this is the outbound side of the gowanus heading to the verrazano bridge. this is a one car accident before the exit for 86th street. you can see the car spun out on the shoulder, police, fire and tow trucks are on the scene. this is in the construction zone. there is one lane open. your delays go back up to 65th street. heather? >> let's go to the maps. j trains signal problems at 11th street have been repaired. metro north, long island railroad, new jersey transit are running on or close to schedule. street cleaning rules are in effect. rob and lori, over to you. >> thank you. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," why the fbi is joining the investigation into some of the most popular sports fantasy companies in the country. >> the debut of a new aerial firefighter tool that cost a
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commissioner. police say any protestors that do not clear out after 4:30 this morning were arrested. they are seeking justice for freddie gray who died after being handcuffed earlier this year. fbi is jumping to investigate the fantasy sports industry. the web sites draft kings and fan duel face fraud investigation. the u.s. attorney is investigating that workers won big payouts based on inside information. three class-action lawsuits have been filed alleging fraud. engineers are testing a new high-tech way to battle wildfires. two aerospace companies teamed up to create an unmanned helicopter. lockheed martin the chopper in idaho. they can use remote controls to have it pick up water and drop it over a fire. >> amazing. >> it is.
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>> here is bill evans outside our studios on the upper west side. hey, there. >> it feels good out here. i call it suit weather. you get your suit. men and women wearing that suit to the office. feels perfect. outside you have to have a jacket and sweater. into making the commute, kids for school you need your stuff. a day where we start out with winds out of the northwest and a cooler crisp day. a lot outside, we show you what is going on. skies are clear. beautiful morning. we will look at 63% humidity. a west wind. really nice normal october day is on the way. we are looking at a little sun and maybe hardly anything for showers on friday. that's where we will add more sun and take out showers. a cold front will sweep in friday night. 44 brookhaven. 39 westhampton. always a chilly spot. clear sky. heating from the day is lost in that spot right there in long
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island. sunshine. we will look at a beautiful sunrise in a while. northwest wind all points to a great day. you see those wind profiles back to the great lakes, a front. you can see that front and the winds swirling around lake superior. so,ing tomorrow, we look at futurecast, our guidance is showing a shower around dutchess county and a sprinkle by 5:00, 6:00 then the cold air sweeps in and makes for a chilly weekend. after school, perfect practice weather. it will feel great. 65 degrees and sunshine. a fall classic today. tomorrow we got sunshine. looking at a day where it gets to about 67. then the cold air pours in tomorrow night. 65 today. 54 tonight. 67 tomorrow. then the weekend is flat out chilly. we are looking at 58 saturday. 52 sunday. we warm back up into the 60s next week. great fall weather. >> yes, it is.
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>> can you give us a hint. >> they were warming up already today. he was warming up today. >> that one. >> he will be back tomorrow. >> oh, okay. >> have a great day. >> did rob scare him away. >> don't blame that on me. i don't want any angry tweets. [ laughter ] >> we will bring him in tomorrow to see you. >> i won't be here tomorrow t. you go ahead with that plan. >> as of 30 seconds ago he is not going to be here tomorrow. let's go to the maps. the j trains, we have signal problems at 111th street. they have been repaired. we have all the other mass transit on or close to schedule. metro north new haven line you have track work. this is the major problem, southern state east exit 21 to 22 accident investigation. all lanes are closed down. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. rob and lori, over to you.
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a new study uncovers the vulnerability of android devices. reena ninan and phillip mena report. >> in techbytes, a warning about the security of your devices. >> researchers at the university of cambridge found that 87% of android devices have been vulnerable to malicious apps during the past four years with lg, motorola and google nexus phones the most secure. >> swatch is in the mobile payment business. >> it looks like a traditional watch. it doesn't connect to the internet. it has a chip that allows consumers to pay for purchases. the u.s. version is expected soon. new details about successor to the concord. >> a patent was approved to design a concord two. the supersonic aircraft would have a rocket motor and travel five times the speed of sound. >> that is not enough time for drink service. >> you go first. >> those are your techbytes. >> have a great day. >> thank you, guys.
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still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," new information on the nfl player who committed suicide last may. letter the action on the field that may have lead to his deadly decision. >> also ahead, one of america's most famous rest restaurateurs is getting rid of flonase allergy relief nasal spray. this changes everything. flonase is the 24 hour relief that outperforms the #1 non-drowsy allergy pill. when we breathe in allergens, our bodies react by over-producing six key inflammatory substances
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the centers for medicare and medicaid services recently asked patients to rate the quality of over 3,500 hospitals. fewer than 10% received 5 stars. among them was cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia.
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on the money, dow is down 157 points at 16,924. nasdaq and s&p 500 begin lower as well. futures are pointing to a higher open. asian stocks on the up and up today. nikkei gained 1%. hong kong hang seng index index climbed 2%. bill changes coming from the man that revolutionized the restaurant scene. he announced all 13 of his restaurants will start eliminating tipping.
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he says instead he will raise menu prices to better compensate all workers even those who don't get a share of waiter and waitress tips including cooks and dishwashers. interesting move. the top man at fedex is brushing off suggestions that uber rush could seriously hurt the package delivery at his company and ups. uber rush is available in new york, chicago and san francisco. uber calls it an urban logistic network. it taps 200,000 drivers to deliver packages and other goods in cities as part of uber rush and uber eats. >> they are taking over the world. >> they sure are. back to mr. bill evans. >> here is your uber sunrise. a really beautiful sunrise this
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morning. beautiful day. got a little northwest wind. got low humidities. nice ride on the ferries today from jersey city, staten island. water temperature cooling off. sunshine 60 at noon. 65 this afternoon. weather then heather. that's heather. >> and you are bill. >> i'm weather. >> that's right. we will call you weather for now on. let's go 7. we have john del giorno flying over the accident southern state parkway eastbound side remains closed with the accident investigation near exit 21 near 22. we have these vehicles set up here, it looks as if they are trying to get the rooted reopened. we will keep our eye on that. rubbernecking delay own the westbound side. our subways are running on or close to schedule. no major problems. street cleaning rules are in effect. new this morning,
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researchers say a former nfl player who committed suicide had a brain disease linked to repeatedly. adrian robinson junior was 25 years old when he died in may. officials at the brain back at boston university say he had chronic trough mat particular encephalopathy. a lawyer says he suffered several concussions in his two seasons in the nfl wrapped his family noticed a change in his behavior. a local woman who sued her nephew on his th birthday in connecticut is now feeling the wrath of social media. jennifer connell says that her nephew jumped to greet her when she arrived at the home in west port four years ago. she fell and broke her wrist. she lost the lawsuit seeking $127,000. now she has become the focus of intense and vicious tweets and
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facebook posts. her attorneys say she never intended to take money from her family. she just wants the medical bills paid by homeowners insurance. we are gathering new details on a developing story. a family gathering turns violent in new jersey. several people have been stabbed and we just spoke to a family member about a half hour ago. we will have a live update from the scene on the ongoing investigation. >> dramatic video of a man setting himself and his car on fire overnight.
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we are gathering new details on a stabbing investigation inside a home in new jersey. we are live with new reaction from a family member. >> new from overnight. a man sets himself on fire but survives thanks to the heroic efforts of a long island police officer. >> caught on camera, a midtown clerk sucker punched.
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you to see this morning. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm rob nelson filling in for ken rosato. it's thursday, october 15th. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> well, we are at dawn. we have a beautiful sunrise on the way as we look from our roof camera here up columbus avenue, across the park. looking to the sunrise, it will be gorgeous. thank you, jimmy. a morning where we start out at wollman rink, lights are on. 52 degrees. these temperatures are at normal. normal low is 50 degrees. we may hit that by 7:00. temperatures into the 50s midday. 60 lunchtime. 65 this afternoon. a perfect fall day. we will talk about a cold front coming in tomorrow making it brisk and cold for the weekend. heather is right over there. she is over there looking at the commute. how is it going?
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newscopter 7. we have john del giorno up above this ongoing accident investigation. john, is anything open at this point. >> heather, yes, that is the good news. the earlier accident has been cleared on the southern state parkway. live pictures at news copter 7. the headlights are eastbound traffic on the southern state. earlier closure at exit 21, overnight pedestrian accident cleared. all lanes are open. for those doing the reverse commute from queens to nassau, you got this ahead of you on the southern state parkway this morning. westbound the usual stop and go volume through the same area. >> thank you for that, john. we will take a look at the maps and talk about the subway status. sways are on or close to schedule. metro north new haven line you have track work. long island railroad doing fine. over here and 78 eastbound side near exit 41 an accident, two lanes are closed. we have street cleaning rules in effect. lori, over to you. >> thank you. developing this morning, we
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just heard from family members after a violent attack inside a home in new jersey. two people were stabbed. eyewitness news reporter kala rama is live on the scene. >> reporter: we talked to the grandson of the woman involved in this stabbing in the last hour. he basically confirmed what police told us, that at least two people were stabbed inside this home after two adult brothers got in a fight involving their elderly mother, okay. now, right now police are only saying that their conditions are serious. they were brought to the hospital, one to englewood and the other to holy name hospital. this fight and this incident all unfolded just after 11:00 last night. i talked to the grandson as i mentioned of the elderly woman involved in this incident. he is the nephew of the two brothers who were fighting. he says the police went to his mother's house, letting her
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grandmother and one of her brothers was seriously injured. >> it's a mental health issue. my uncle, he had issues since he had, i believe, brain damage decades ago. and i have never heard in my family about anything like this, you know, anything even close to something like this where anything like this would happen. so, it's a shock to all of us. >> sterling harrison tells me that these injuries are serious. he is working to make his way up here. as you can see outside the house, there is a number of investigators taking pictures inside and collecting evidence from outside the house. we asked police if they are looking for a suspect or if they have a description to give out. they are referring all of our questions to the bergen county prosecutor's office. we have a number of phone calls
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as soon as they get back to us, we will have an update. kala rama, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> kala, thank you. new this morning, dramatic video of a frightening and fiery scene on long island. investigators say that a police officer put his on life on the line to pull a man out of this fireball last night. an emotionally disturbed man became aggressive. the man allegedly set himself on fire sitting in the vehicle. the officer then quickly pulled him to safety as flames engulfed the s.u.v. the man was taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. investigators are awaiting the results of tests to determine what drugs former nba star lamar odom took before being found unconscious inside a nevada brothel. he continues to fight for his life this morning. those who found him told investigators the former basketball player was doing
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cocaine and had taken sexual performance enhancers. he was found unresponsive at the love ranch. >> hurry, please. he has blood out of his nose, white stuff out of his mouth. he is almost not breathing. >> the queens native is surrounded by loved ones at the hospital including his estranged wife, khloe kardashian and his family. the two signed divorce papers but the judge has not signed off meaning the two are still legally married and right now she is reportedly making some of the medical decisions. you can stay with eyewitness news on air and online -- >> for any updates on odom's condition throughout the day. getting breaking news wherever you are. sign up for alerts by heading to abc7ny. we just checked. it's all systems go at area airports. that was not the case last night. overnight federal officials
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caused massive delays was the result of a routine glitch and not a cyber attack. the customs and border protection department says the system that checks passengers against no fly lifts went down about 90 minutes last night. the disruption caused backups at j.f.k. and other international airports. the search is on for the robber who sucker punched a clerk at a bodega in midtown. the brutal robbery was caught on camera. check that out. he is knocked off his chair. the robber then frantically grabs as many lottery tickets as he can before dashing out the door. >> it's win or go home for the pets tonight as they face the dodgers in l.a. in the deciding game 5 of the nlds. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live at citi field. good morning, sir. >>. >> reporter: good morning, rob. go hard and win or like you
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said, go home. said, go home. the dodgers won't make it easy. the mets could have closed out the series on tuesday here at citi field but the dodgers got away with a 3-1 win. taking the round for the mets is jacob day groom, the -- degrom, the young pitcher. some say his power is in his hair. game one he pitched seven innings, no runs and struck out 13. he has basically owned the dodgers, not just in the postseason but regular season. they can't really do anything with this guy. hopefully tonight he can work his magic all over again. >> probably the biggest game i have ever pitched. that will be in my mind. go out there and try to put up zeros. >> reporter: adding to the drama is the possibility that chase utley might return to play.
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and 4 for what the lead called an illegal slide into ruben tejada whose leg was broken in the incident. utley appealed the two-game suspension but it won't be heard by major league baseball until next monday when the series is over. so, essentially, utley can still play until the matter is settled. no indication if he will take the field in this game 5. game time is set tonight for 8:07 in los angeles. let's hope the mets will walkway with the win. dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> you got to believe. keep the faith. stay with eyewitness news as we follow the mets on the roads to the world series. we would love to see how you are supporting the team. share your pictures with us and use -- look at that. that is a cute little guy.
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it. seven minutes away from weather the accuweather forecast. >> we have a beautiful morning from our camera on the roof across the sunrise. sun up at 7:00. we are at dawn. beautiful day today. temperatures are crisp and cool 52 across the park. winds kind of out of the clear sky. clear all the way back to the great lakes. today and much of tomorrow. a beautiful, perfect, gorgeous, bright nice fall day. 60 by noontime. 65 this afternoon. a lot of sunshine. at the bus stop, kids, grab a jacket or sweater. you will need that later on today. great for after school. a threat of a shower tomorrow. heather is looking at the commute. how is it going? >> messy. busy out there. we have newscopter 7 up above.
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this accident. i have been telling you about exit 33. this accident is off on the side of the roadway but you can delay. thank you, john. we will take a look at what is happening as far as the members. l.i.e. west is where the accident is. you can see the delay into the area near exit 33. mass transit doing fine. no problems with the subways. gowanus has an accident by fort hamilton parkway. street cleaning rules are in effect. lori and rob, over to you. >> thank you very much. still ahead this morning, police arrest the parents of two teens who were brutally beaten inside of a new york
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the secretive members of a central new york church are the focus of an intense
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investigation after the beating of two brothers to make them confess their since. 19-year-old lucas leonard died monday. his 17-year-old brother is hospitalized in serious condition. police found him after they spent hours search the church in newhart ford. the parents and sister are locked up along with another church members that conducted the so-called counseling session. police are looking to speak to three women after a man was stabbed on a city bus on staten island. investigators released these pictures of the women they say were on that bus with the stabbing suspect. all this happened tuesday. police say the suspect argued with the victim over a bus seat and that's when he pulled out a knife and attacked. "good morning america" is up next. let's check in with robin roberts. >> good morning to you. we have breaking news. president obama announcing he will be extending the war in
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afghanistan beyond his term leaving thousands of troops there. mr. that raddatz will have the -- martha raddatz will have the details. walmart announcing a massive drop in profits sparking billions in losses for the stockholders. what this may mean for your -- i'll say it, holiday shopping on this friday eve go mets, go mets. >> yes. that's what we say. >> have a great show, robin. >> time for the forecast. let's step outside with what bill is doing. >> it's nice out. cool, crisp. jab a jacket. beautiful sunrise in progress. 52 degrees. humidity dry.
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wind west at 5. notice the barometer is rising to 30 which is the mark of fair weather. sun up 7:07. sets at 6:15. 6:16 to be exact. nice normal october day today. tomorrow we are taking out the rain and adding more sun. a cold front sweeps in to make it feel like november this weekend. we are looking at possibly frost in the suburbs this weekend and a hard freeze. we are looking at ragweed as the principle participant in pollen. if something is going on, that's probably it, check with your allergist. we have a northwest wind flowing in that makes it feel nice and fall-like. one front at lake superior, one at lake michigan. they sweep in later tomorrow. you can see on futurecast, it goes by to the north, ulster, sullivan, dutchess county may
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get a sprinkle. then in the evening, it may squeeze out a scattered shower. grab a jacket or sweater. great day. 65 after school. perfect practice weather. fall classic. then tomorrow the front sweeps in. you may not see a shower. you will see the wind shifts and colder this weekend. today is a gorgeous day. sunshine and 65. tonight around 54. 44 in the suburbs. tomorrow it will warm to 67 before that front sweeps through tomorrow evening and then we are looking at cold weather this weekend. by winter standards it's not cold. 58 saturday. 52 sunday. lows in manage the 30s sunday. freezing numbers. will will be frost. next week back in the 60s. grab a jacket, have a great day. a check with heather. >> mass transit doing great.
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in new haven but no major problems to report. everything is on or close including subways which are on or close. l.i.e. westbound side near exit 33 that accident is still with us. you can see we have a heavy delay as you come in to that spot. then over here on the gowanus expressway outbound near fort hamilton parkway, an accident. the accident has been cleared. let's go to a webcam. this is where it was over here. it doesn't look like that is a car any more. it looks like debris leftover. but we have a delay. effect. >> thank you, heather. a family in the bronx is doing what it can to find a stolen pet. burglars took three-month-old home tuesday. the thieves stole a thousand bucks and attacked the family's other three dogs with pepper spray and a paintball gun.
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they hope someone can help them find luna. >> i want her back. they can keep everything else. i want the baby back. we are asking all the people that we see, posting it all over the places to see if we can get it back. >> police are investigating this break in. >> luna is pretty. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," the move that could mean the end of an era for televisions in the back of new york city cabs.
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new york city's taxi commission may pull the plug on the tvs in the back of cabs. the tlc will vote on it today. the system would be replaced by smaller gps linked meters and tablets that would process credit card payments. the agency says passenger complaints and newer technology are behind the possible change. the pilot program would be limited to about 4,000 cabs. what started at a biblical exercise for a churn in ohio made a bigger difference than anyone imagined. now video of the congregation
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one thousand dollar tip is going viral. >> this is 1,000. [ applause ] >> members of the sycamore creek church dedicated a month of emphasizing random acts of kindness. they decided to give the cash to a delivery person. they had no idea how much the single mother that received the tip needed the mother until they connected over a skype call. >> the day you guys had given me this gift, i got an eviction notice on my door. >> just to know that it blessed you and helped somebody with a true need, we are inarching full it happened to you. >> she is grateful to the congregation for their kindness. she plans to pass on the message and one day help someone else's life. developing, new jersey
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to multiple stabbings inside a home in teaneck. how do you start the day brighter? make the ride smoother? and finish with a smile? you've got this. you've got t.j.maxx.
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in new jersey a fight among different generations of a family may have lead to multiple stabbings. >> kala rama is live on the scene. >> reporter: good morning. i talked to the grandson of the woman involved in this stabbing. he confirms what police were
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telling us all morning that two people have been stabbed inside this house after a fight broke out between two adult brothers involving their mother here. so, police have been here since the incident happened around 11:00 last night. they have been here collecting evidence outside and inside the home where the fight broke out. right now police are only saying that their conditions are serious and both the victims are at nearby hospitals. i talked to the grandson of this woman who believes this is a domestic matter and he is on his way up here. he believes the issue is serious. police are not telling us if arrests have been made. live in teaneck, kala rama, channel 7 eyewitness news. a police officer put his life on the line to pull a man out of this van. he set himself on fire. the officer pulled him to safety.
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this morning over the gowanus expressway in brooklyn. >> let's check in with john del giorno. >> we had a couple of problems. this is a new one on the inbound side of the gowanus. this is at the split for hamilton and b.q.e. you see the multiple accident on the strips. right lane on the gowanus is blocked. it leaves one lane open as you transition from the gowanus to the b.q.e. the take a look at the delay now all the way back down north of the verrazano bridge. meanwhile, the outbound accident at 86th street is being worked on as well. live over brooklyn, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you, john. final check on commute. >> let's talk about mass transit. long island railroad, new jersey transit doing okay. subways are on or close to schedule. l.i.e. west near exit 33 an accident it still with us. we are looking at what is
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exit 41 an accident. two lanes are closed down. 30 minutes inbound george washington bridge. 40 lincoln. holland is a 20-minute delay. >> thank you, heather. bill? it will be a great day. sunshine, grab a jacket, sweater? >> we are at sunrise. 51 degrees. that the will be the 7:00 temperature. that is at normal. look how i forecasted that 51, rob. is that amazing? am i talented or what. passing shower tomorrow. chilly weekend is coming up. temperatures 52 by sunday and frost will be around and a hard freeze this weekend. >> okay. >> start using the f words, frost and freeze, oh, my lord. that's the news for now. i'm rob nelson filling in for ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes.
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