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america this morning. . 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. it's 4:30 and a good morning for mets fans celebrating a huge win on the west coast against the dodgers. the amazens now returning home for a history making matchup with the cubs. a highlight and a live report coming up. >> and developing this morning, a bronx mother now behind bars after neighbors say they witnessed the horrifying moments she tossed her baby girl from a sixth story window. >> a live look outside where we're getting a shot of cool air and much more on the way. and good morning, i'm lori
>> and i'm david novarro in for ken rosato. today is friday, october 16th. yay, we made it. >> yes. >> you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans here with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> happy friday, david nice to have you with us this morning. we're looking at a cool morning, 56 degrees. it's still a little warmer than normal for this hour of the day. the temperature going to drop down to 54, 53. whitestone, sunset park, cambria heights, 52. towards staten island, 47 poughkeepsie, 58 bridgeport. a nice start to the day. there might be a sprinkle to the north. i'll show you the radar in a moment. 67 this afternoon. and then booyah, it's brisk and chilly for the weekend. we'll talk about that next. heather o'rourke is here looking at your community this morning. we have some ems activity causing some problems with our 6 train. we'll head to our maps. it's a police investigation
you have the f and the g trains, mechanical problems at smith and 9th streets. track work on metro north new haven line, long island railroad, new jersey transit running on or close to schedule. george washington bridge outbound lower level closed down. inbound side you have three lanes closed down. we do have street cleaning rules in effect. coming up next i'm going to show you some pictures of the bqe. to the plate, and he struck him out, and the new york mets have won the series >> last night the mets turned their california dreaming into a reality dodging defeat in a 3- 2 victory over los angeles in game 5 of the nlds. >> wow. the mets will return home to citi field where they'll face the cubs first time in post season history. back to last night. how much fun was this. mets locker room bubble over
ski goggles. laura behnke has reaction but we're going to begin with rob powers and those highlights. >> bring on those cubs. big league baseball is down to the final four and the mets are in. they accommodate a threat in los angeles -- they dodged a threat in los angeles. these mets pulled it out in five games. amazing. a bad night for baseball in california. daniel murphy, 1st inning, knocks one off the wall, the mets have the lead. the dodgers came back with two runs, l. a. takes the lead. dodgers end up arguing with each other in the dugout. murphy ends up going from 1st to 3rd on a walk to duda. nobody's covering the 3rd base bag. murphy would score on a sacrifice fly to tie the game.
have the lead and they never gave it up. they win the series 3 games to 2. look at that seat last night at dodgers stadium. the dodgers are quiet. the mets are happy they are moving on. laura behnke was there from the first pitch to the very last. >> all season long, the mets have talked about their resiliency, the this team's ability to bounce back no matter the circumstances. thursday night at dodgers stadium they proved it once again on what for many of these players was the biggest stage of their career. as a result they get another series and their world series title hopes are still alive. >> everything we've gone through the last nine years, this champagne tastes a lot sweeter. this is motivating. >> i know i'm the oldest man in here. i have more fun than anybody. i still have a lot of energy, a
good team and it's fun to watch them play. >> it's a lot of fun. we just had to face two perennial cy young award winners four times in five games and we came out winning, so it's special. >> the champ that kept -- chant that kept ringing out in the clubhouse two more tiles because the mets need two more series celebrations in order to win it all, and they can enjoy this one for one night. the national league championship series begins saturday at citi field. with the mets at dodgers stadium, laura behnke. >> another busy day later on today. we'll see you right back here on eyewitness news. so much fun. mets fans definitely waking up with smiles on their faces this morning in our area. it's a fun thing people have been talking about. the excitement on the west coast resonating back here at home. let's check in with eyewitness news reporter dray clark who's
>> good morning lori and david. the amazens lift up to their name pulling out a victory on dodgers turf. this is how it looked inside mcfadden's last night here in flushing. several thousand fans on their feet going absolutely crazy as they watched the mets advance to the national league championship series. now admittedly they were pretty nervous and concerned early on when the dodgers took the lead. they never stopped believing that the mets will find the way to pull a win off, and the mets did not disappoint. now the dodgers are history but the mets are now facing a very young and tough cubs team that's coming into this series with a lot of support and a lot of momentum behind them. >> you've got a long ways to go, but nobody expected us to get this far. i'm not worried about the cubs. the cubs can wait another 100 years. let's go mets.
won a world series was in 1986 about roughly 30 years ago. here's why the cubs are so desperate. the last time they actually won a world series was 1908. that's a long time ago. you can understand why they are so desperate to win. however, they are coming into this series facing a very tough mets team with a great lineup of pitchers. the series will begin tomorrow night right here at citi field and matt harvey will take the mound. ace. he is ready to do what he has to do to propel this team to go mets. we're live at citi field, dray news. >> all right. dray, thank you, and stay with eyewitness news for continuing coverage of the met's road to the world series. we've got reaction including what mayor bill de blasio had up. turning now to a very sad story. a mother in the bronx charged with murder after
police say she threw her 6- month-old daughter from a window six stories up. eyewitness news reporter kala rama live with the very latest. >> reporter: tanisha furon is charged with second degree murder here after police say she dangled and then dropped her 6-month-old baby girl out her 6th floor window. she has three other children. they're all now in protective custody. tanisha furon into custody. they quickdop the door of her apartment and found her along with they are three other children. as emotionally disturbed and brought to the hospital for evaluation the as for the three other children, two girls ages 4 and 8 and a 10-year-old boy, they were all found naked lying in a circle. they were not physically hurt but all of the children could hear their mother screaming about the devil and the end of the world before dropping their
baby sister, 6-month-old jania lawrence from the window. there were a number of witnesses below who say they pleaded with her to not drop the baby. >> she grabbed the baby and had the baby hanging out the window, and that's when i just started screaming please please please please no no no no, and she just dropped the baby, and screaming freedom, freedom, freedom, and i ran to the roof and i was looking at her and trying to keep her calm because she had other kids. >> we did some digging and found out that the boyfriend, her current boyfriend is actually the father of that 6- month-old baby girl as well as the 4-year-old girl. they live together but he was not home at the time. no word if any additional charges could be pending we're live in the tremont section of the bronx. a new jersey man wanted for the strangulation of his ex- girlfriend and her 4-year-old son is now in custody.
the subject of a man hunt. two women who answered the door tried to mislead officers but police went in breaking down a bedroom door to confront santos alvarez and they say he lunged at them with a knife and one officer shot him in the stomach. >> one shot was fire department to the abdomen area. it is a nonlife-threatening injury. there are approximately 8 or 9 hackensack police officers within close proximity, a weapon has been recovered. an approximately 8 or 9-inch long knife. >> the officer who shot santos alvarez was not injured but he was checked out at a hospital. prosecutors plan to hold a news conference later this morning. this morning an nba player who grew up in new york with lamar odom breaks his silence as his childhood friend fights for his life. odom remains on life support after he was found unconscious
in a brothel where he reportedly used cocaine and took herbal viagra. metta world peace is praying for his recovery. >> we grew up together. we all played on the same team, got drafted together in the same year. all these guys have known lamar since he was a kid. we just want him to do well and we just want him to get better. >> also reacting to odom's condition his daughter who tweeted this picture with the caption please don't leave us. five people now under arrest after raids on two hotels in new york city that police say were being used as fronts for brothels. officers carried out raids at the new farington hotel in flushing queens and the sunny 39 hotel in sunset park brooklyn. the sex trafficking had gotten so bold there prostitutes were openly soliciting potential johns right on the street. >> i'm so happy to see it
cleaned up. it's a real big problem. it makes the quality of life better here. >> the raids were part of a probe by the brooklyn d. a. with the help from the fbi and homeland security. 4:42. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans. >> we take a look outside, we're looking at what's going to be temperatures this morning somewhat on the mild side. as you see we're looking from our camera here at 4 times square looking south. great day today, 56 degrees our temperature right now, a little warmer than normal. there are some showers to our west. it's right there in pike county pennsylvania through ulster county around sullivan. that little band slides through. you see the winds healed of that are very warm. there could be a shower to our north and then the second shot back here in the great lakes is the chilly air that comes in here tonight without precipitation. there might be a sprinkle around to the north this morning. by lunchtime it's 62 degrees and this afternoon we hit 67
degrees before the big cool down comes tonight. we'll talk about that, weather for the weekend, baseball weather too in your accuweather seven-day forecast. heather's looking at your commute. how's it going out there? >> i was going to show you pictures of the bqe. we have it's just bumper-to-bumper both directions near the brooklyn bridge and of course you have that ongoing construction as you head northbound which is traffic heading towards us. let's go over to our maps. bqe northeast that ramp to the down. 6 trains police investigation at hunts point avenue, f and the g trains mechanical problems. and our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. david, lori over to you. thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, combining terrorism with technology. a hacker is now behind bars accused of passing u.s. military data to isis. coming up. plus an unholy act caught
ra . michael strahan is now tackling the best selling list. he was talking about his new book with our own sade baderinwa. it's called "wake up happy." it's michael's take on transforming your life in a positive way. he's just one big ball of positivity. >> he is. he really is. that's so nice. i hope his book does very well. meteorologist bill evans standing by with your exclusive accuweather forecast. >> we take a look across the park and down towards midtown, and looking at a beautiful morning with clear skies, and the temperatures this morning are going to be on the cool
right now they're kind of mild, 56. humidity is dry. that's a warm wind ahead of a cold front. we'll cool down a few more degrees before we get to 7:00. yesterday's high was 64 in line with our forecast. that's normal for this time of the year. sun's up at 7:08. it's going to set at 6:14. we'll have a beautiful sunset to go with that. we're looking at a spotty shower around sunrise, particularly north of the city, and then we're looking at a brisk and chilly day tomorrow. the temperature will fight to get to 50 on sunday. so sunday night really chilly, frost, hard freeze in the suburbs, chilly for baseball. now we're looking at 39 around hanover. 51 montclair. this is just an area of geography. you drop into this valley. hopatcong 43, 47 around poughkeepsie. 55 long island, 58 bridgeport. southwest wind brings in warm air. that's what's happening ahead
of this front. a couple of showers here. you can see they're really weakening as they come across the mountains here. scranton headed towards ulster, sullivan county. there might be a sprinkle or two in northern jersey. the second front is here in lake superior, lake michigan. there's not much precipitation going on with that. that's the reinforcing shot of cool air that comes in tonight. on our futurecast by 6, here goes that sprinkle to the north. you see on the guidance, we've got sun and clouds today and a mild day. here comes the second front tonight, and there could be a shower to the north again with that second front. not much. as it pushes eastward we'll get the chilly air. nice sunshine, breezy and mild. we're at 67. tomorrow we're looking at 56. these are city numbers, urban area numbers. warm numbers in the suburbs. it will be about 5, 10 degrees colder. saturday's high 56 and
struggling to get to 52 on sunday, so that's going to be quite cold sunday night for mets baseball. but they don't care. >> they don't care. >> they don't feel a thing. >> huh-uh. >> neither do the fans right now. >> some less than others after that celebration. >> i know when you said mets fans are waking up with smiles on their faces. >> they're not waking up at all right now. >> some of them are still celebrates. >> good for them. >> let's check in on the morning commute. >> we had this earlier problem with our 6 trains. police activity. there was some ems activity at the police investigation is complete but you can expect delays. f and g trains, mechanical problems at smith, 9th street. track work ongoing metro north on the new haven line. george washington bridge going outbound on the lower level all lanes closed down. this is because of overnight construction. construction at the george
washington bridge, the lincoln and the holland. when you come inbound on the lincoln they were forcing you to go right. hopefully they have taken care of that. bqe going northeast, that ramp to the brooklyn bridge remains closed down. that's with construction and the brooklyn bridge closed inbound and that's until 6 a.m. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. now to a new arrest of ahacker with ties to isis. the suspect is under arrest in malaysia. u.s. investigators say he hacked into federal computer systems and stole personal information on u.s. service members and federal employees. 1,000 of those people have been put on an isis kill list and posted online. the director of the fbi says isis is urging its supporters to follow through. >> kill where you are. kill anyone, but especially if you could kill people in military uniform or law enforcement uniform and
>> the justice department is trying to extradite the suspect who could face 35 years in prison. happening today, former speaker of the house dennis hastert expected to plead guilty in a money case. he agreed to pay a man more than $3 million to cover up allegations of sexual misconduct dating back to his time as a high school coach in illinois. >> coming up on eyewitness news this morning, inside look at the nevada brothel where lamar odom allegedly spent $75,000 in three days before he was found unconscious. >> more live coverage from citi field as the celebrations continue this morning. the mets defeat the dodgers and are now moving on to get this. i was at my shop tied up with a customer when i realized the time. i had to get to the bank before it closed, so i made a break for it. when i got out it was almost closing time.
e ford dealers thank you for helping protect our children. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic together here on eyewitness news this morning. happy friday, good morning everybody. you're up the hudson river valley to the west of that around the catskills. you've got a shower around monticello that is sliding eastward along 84 headed towards monticello. temperatures are mild.
56 in the park, 57 over towards brooklyn queens. with that southwest wind it will warm up nice. shows northerly at 7 in the park which is wrong. that's because the meters are covered with trees and things. the humidities have dried out, and it's going to make for a nice ride on the ferry over from jersey city and staten island. all right, heather. it's weather then heather. >> we'll talk about your subways. ferries are always nice to take. you did have earlier problems on your 6 trains. its after police investigation at hunts point avenue. the police investigation is complete, but your f and g trains we still have some mechanical problems and i'm going to spell problems correctly for my next time you see me at smith and 9th streets. metro north, new haven line you still have that track work. george washington bridge going outbound on that lower level, you can't do that because it's still closed down. should be cleared away shortly. that construction is at the lincoln and holland as well. street cleaning rules in effect.
a church in massachusetts is installing new security measures after a disturbing break in. summers cameras in the cambridge church recorded an early morning intruder last month. the man put on priests' robe and damaged religious icons. he then performed what police describe as a lewd act on the altar stage, and people are shocked and saddened by the desecration. >> church is a living being with us. it's an important property. it's part of, you know, our sunday liturgies but it's more than that. the church has installed new locks and security measures. as former nba star lamar odom fights for his life, the former l. a. laker was found unconscious in the love ranch brothel on tuesday in inventory. the general manager says odom spent about $75,000 during his
three-day visit. she says odom appeared at ease and open during their conversations. >> ly told me about his life, told me about a lot of the sadness losing his mom at an early age being raised by his grandmother. he was very comfortable. i was really surprised because he was so easy to talk to. it felt like i had known him for a long time. >> she says the business removed the herbal supplements odom bought at the establishment. police say he also had cocaine in his system when he was discovered on tuesday. closing in on 5:00. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, plenty of celebrating for the mets in los angeles and fans here in our area after the mets beat the dodgers in game 5 of the series, and now they're off to the national league championship series. >> developing this morning, a mother facing charges after police say she threw her 6- month-old daughter out the window to her death. >> plus a man accused of killing a woman and her young
odom. 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. morning. >> and the new york mets have won the series. >> a thrilling victory for the new york mets after beating the dodgers in game 5. the mets are moving on to the national league championship series. it's 5 a.m., i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us, i'm david novarro in for ken rosato. today is friday october 16th. what a win by the new york mets. the game wrapped up when mets closer struck out the dodgers howie kendricks.
it led to a massive celebration on the field, and there was media as well. the mets tweeted this picture saying put it in the books. mets win 3-2. we are going to the nlcs. even though the game was played on the west coast, their spirit very much felt here at home, the empire state building lit pride. we'll have more from los angeles and fan reaction in just a few minutes. >> first we update the weather and traffic every 7 minutes. let's go over to meteorologist bill evans. >> and this morning we start out with pretty mild temperatures for this hour of the day, this time of the year. we've got a southwest wind that's warming things up, 56 degrees outside. normally we would be around 51, day. 54 in north port and massapequa and hauppauge. 40-degree temperatures up to 44 andover. we've got 45 even at toms river. numbers.
we're going to be looking at sunshine and clouds and 67. a few showers off to the north, i'll show you that in a bit. we're going to be pretty much mainly dry and quite mild. heather's looking at your community. how's it going out there. i want to show you a picture of the fdr drive where we have that construction between the 70s and 90s. you can see the cones, you can see the trucks and you can see that all traffic at this point is being held as they try to clear this away. let's go over to our maps and tell you we still have an issue with your f and g trains. mechanical problems at smith, 9th street. you can expect downtown delays. metro north, new haven line, fine. outbound george washington bridge, lower level is in the process of being reopened, and we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. lori over to you. thank you. it's 5:02, and the new york mets advance on the road to the world series after feeding the dodgers -- beating the dodgers last night. >> unbelievable is all i've got
to say. fans are feeling the excitement this morning. the players took over the field after the game with manager terry collins giving high fives to the fans in the stands. rob powers and laura behnke have the highlights and reaction. >> good morning everybody. bring on those cubs. big league baseball is down to the final four, and the mets are in. they dodged a threat in los angeles last night and advanced to the national league championship series. these mets pulled it out in five games. amazing. a bad night for baseball in california, a, daniel murphy agreed 1st inning curtis granderson at 1st base, granderson's in to score. the mets have the lead. the dodgers came back with two runs, l. a. takes the lead. dodgers end up arguing with each other in the dugout though. murphy ends up going from 1st to 3rd on walk to duda. nobody's covering the 3rd base bag with the shift in place. murphy would score on a sacrifice fly to tie the game.
murphy would untie the game, his big night continued in the 6th inning. he hit a home run. the mets have the lead and never gave it up. there's the final, the mets win the game 3-2. they win the series three games to two. look at that seat last night at dodgers stadium. the dodgers are quiet. the mets are happy they are moving on. laura behnke was there from the first pitch to the very last. >> all season long the mets have talked about their resiliency, this team's ability to bounce back no matter the circumstances. thursday night at dodgers stadium they proved it once again on what for many of the players was the biggest stage of their career. they get another series and their world series title hopes are still alive. >> everything we've gone through the last nine years, this champagne tastes a lot sweeter. i'm glad these young guys get to enjoy this. >> i know i'm the oldest man in here. i don't make a big deal out of that. i have more fun than anybody.
i have a lot of energy. i have a good team. >> he's gotten his team so sincerely cheers for the next guy and roots for him. >> it's a lot of fun. we had to face two perennial cy young award winners four times we came out winning. >> the chant that kept ringing, two more times. the mets need two more series celebrations in order to win it all, and they can enjoy this one for one night because the cubs await. the national league championship series begins saturday at citi field. with the mets at dodgers stadium, laura behnke channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you laura. thank you rob. you're going to recognize the fans. their eyes are going to be like this today. they're going to be waking up very tired. the celebration continued well into the night. i suspect some are still celebrating. dray clark live at citi field now with some new reaction. hey dray. >> good morning david. no doubt mets fans, a lot of them are waking up this morning
hung over from the natural high of watching the mets win last night in grand fashion. we are now in the hunt and on the way, and mets fans say there is no reason to believe that this team can't achieve baseball glory and make it all the way to the world series. we have some work to do. in the meantime it was mets mania last night. >> and this is how it looked only minutes after the mets advanced to the national league championship series. a few inside mcfaddens in flushing. when the mets pulled it together and came back to win and beat the dodgers in los angeles, the place went bananas. high fives, hugs, and wasted beer everywhere. these are the diehard fans, the ones who never stop believing that this mets team had the
the talent to make it this far. >> my voice gets two days rest, and i'm ready to cheer. let's go mets lets go mets >> reporter: now, i hate to be a debbie downer or in this case a dray downer but this is the reality of the matter. the mets were 0 and 7 against the cubs in the regular season, so, again, we have a bit of a challenge here ahead of us. again, mets fans say there is no reason to believe that this team cannot beat this young and tough cubs team. matt harvey will take the mound tomorrow night. game time 8:07 right here at citi field. mets fans all across the city will be going crazy putting as much momentum as possible behind this team to make sure they advance in the seven-game series. here we go. we're live at citi field this morning, dray channel 7 eyewitness news. >> that's right. here we go.
stay with eyewitness news as we follow the mets on the road to the world series. you can look for updates right here on channel 7. other news this morning, a bronx mom is charged with throwing her 6-month-old window. 27-year-old tenisha fearon was charged overnight with the murder of her daughter. fearon was throwing her belongings out the window yelling about the end of the world and satan. she was taken to elmhurst hospital for evaluation. children's services will be taking care of her other three children. police have shot and wounded the than they wanted for the strangulation murders of his ex-girlfriend and had- year-old son. police cornered jose santos- alvarez last night in a hackensack duplex. two women who answered the door tried to mislead officers but
police went in breaking down a bedroom door to confront santos- alvarez. they say he lunged at them with a knife and one officer shot him. as violence escalates in the middle east, hamas is calling for a day of rage today. this comes after authorities in israel said they would not allow young muslims to enter jerusalem's most sensitive holy site. the current tensions did not stop new york city mayor bill de blasio from heading to right israel on his way this morning. the mayor wants to make sure palestinians are included in his message of peace and unity. he will visit a bilingual school in jerusalem where arab and israeli children attend classes together. >> the way forward has to be through inclusion. this is true in all societies. i think it's important to encourage youth on all sides to work together. >> as we said, the visit comes at a time of high tension in
people in the last month. the mayor says he is not worried for his own safety. 5:09. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic, and we're going to start with bill. >> let's look outside. we've got partly cloudy skies. we've got a nice morning right there on the wonderful channel 7 circle 7 meatball as i call it. it's 56 degrees here and over towards central park. cooler to our northwestment some showers to our north and west. right here around ulster county and sullivan county, pike county pennsylvania. those are sliding eastward. you see the wind profiles ahead of that. the winds are out of the southwest which is warm. the next front is here in the great lakes right there around lake superior and lake michigan. that's a cold shot of air that comes in tonight. we're looking at 56 by about, you know, now to 55 at 8:00. 62 at noontime, and we'll be around 67 for the afternoon before the cold air gets in here tonight. makes for a brisk and cold weekend.
affects your weekend and for baseball saturday and sunday night. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. how's it going out there heather? >> we had that earlier construction on the fdr drive. it looked like crews were out there clearing it away. still looks like you have the right lane closed down. this is the northbound side of the fdr drive on the left side of your screen from the 70s getting into the 90s. we'll talk subway status. we still have mechanical problems on the f and g trains at smith, 9th streets. they have been repaired but we still have delays as a result. mass transit running on or close to schedule. our street cleaning rules are in effect. david and lori over to you. thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, some elementary school students in new jersey get an early start to the weekend after fire forces the school to close for the day. developing right now, violent storms sparked flash floods in a massive mud slide
semana we are following every move as the mets continue on the road to the world series. look at that celebration. mets celebrated a big win on the west coast. they broke out the champagne. they broke out the goggles. they beat the dodgers 3-2 and move on to the national league championship series. there's a lot of excitement in new york as a result. a live report from citi field at 5:30 for game 1 of the nlcs will be played tomorrow night. and developing right now, new video shows crews working through the night to clear cars california. sections of two highways remain closed after violent storms triggered flash floods and mud slides north of los angeles. police and fire crews rescued their cars. unfortunately no injuries were
reported but dozens of vehicles mud. the weather word here in our area, brisk. bill evans joining us with the accuweather forecast. weekend. today we're going to start out with mild stuff. temperatures this morning, 56, which is about 6 degrees warmer than normal for this hour of the day, this time of the year. we're looking at 56 to 58 from the park over toward long island, and out ahead of everything going on today is a southwest wind. that's why it's so warm here. there's showers along this first front. much of this not getting down to the ground to the southern part of that. those showers getting down tote ground west of the hudson river valley. this will last until about 8:00. then this next front comes in tonight. this is the cold air that's back here, lake superior, lake michigan that will sweep south and east. our futurecast shows the showers hanging on through sussex, maybe northern passaic county through rocklin, westchester and gone at 8:00. brief spritz sprinkle, warm
southwest wind makes it feel great tonight. here comes the cold shot of air with a sprinkle around. we're going to be looking at brisk and chilly weather. you see that flow out of the northwest coming across. so at the bus stop, the huckleberries will be there. they'll be dressed warmly today. , you know, they're a little toasty anyway. a mild afternoon today, great for after school sports and starting off the weekend, but here comes the cold air tonight. here's that second shot that really comes in overnight tonight and tomorrow making it brisk and cooler tomorrow. we're at 56. we're going to be at 52 on sunday. you want to take a look at the leaves, this will be a great weekend for it, dress warmly. it's getting up to peak here in the catskills and through vermont and new hampshire. it's really starting to get into color in northwest new jersey in the hudson river valley. noaa the national oceanic atmospheric association put out its winter outlook, above
normal temperatures are forecast, above normal. when you have above normal temperatures that means less in the way of frozen precipitation and it also is saying they're putting out saying it's going to be above normal precipitation, nino season, warm and wet is what the forecast is for the winter. nice sunshine, breezy and mild, 67 today. tonight it's brisk and cooler, 38 in the suburbs, 48 in the five boroughs, tomorrow we've got sunshine and clouds, 56 degrees. great fall weather. it will be nice this weekend. it's a real cooler than normal shot. it will be chilly at citi field saturday night and especially sunday night. we'll have a hard freeze sunday night into monday. so dave, i hope that you got all your corn and soybeans and cotton harvested because the growing season is over starting sunday night. >> if i was a farmer it wouldn't matter. they would all die on the ground. >> no green thumb for you huh? >> i was a farmer, and that's why i'm doing the weather here
in new york city. >> you're a smart man. >> starved to death. >> thank you bill. so we have this earlier quick problem on the d trains, but it looks like it was quickly cleared away. you may experience some residual delays. now our metro north on the new haven line, we do have that ongoing track work, not causing major delays. long island railroad, new jersey transit doing just fine. here's something to think about. for those who commute from franklin lakes into wyckoff, i know it well, born and bred, 208, that's construction you have two lanes closed down. this is going to cause major delays for those commuters. something to really think about this morning. outbound george washington bridge lower level has been reopened. we have alternate side of the street parkings rules for today. david and lori over to you. thank you. it's 5:18. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, nevada regulators deliver a big blow to some of the most popular fantasy sports
there's no school for students today at an elementary school in paterson new jersey napier academy had to be evacuated after flames broke out early yesterday afternoon in an unoccupied classroom there. even though the fire was limited to that room, the smoke spread throughout the building. the cause of the fire still under investigation. actor john stamos is
morning in connection with his dui arrest over the summer. police say officers stopped stamos because he was driving erratically in beverly hills back in june. authorities determined that he was under the influence. prosecutors have not said what substance was allegedly involved. the actor entered a rehab facility after the incident. stamos faces up to six months in jail if he's convicted. it is 5:22. 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 at the radar because if you are to the north of the city in northern new jersey and up the hudson river valley and if you're in the catskill, you've got some showers. you see right there from scranton and wills bury wilkes barre, a few showers across much of the hudson river valley. temperatures have been around 56 degrees. we're going to be looking at a very mild start to the day, 62 by lunchtime, 67 this afternoon.
a nice start to what's going to be a brisk and cold weekend heather. heather has just been joyous this morning. she's been singing songs. >> i'm going to take advantage of this afternoon and go get some pumpkins. >> that's a great idea. >> yeah, too cold to do that this weekend. let's go right over here. we'll talk about mass transit, metro north, track work on the new haven line. 208 southbound side you have that construction high mountain road to ewing avenue. street cleaning rules are in effect. thanks heather.
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on the money this morning, asian stocks were mostly higher today. >> japan's nikkei average and hong kong's hang seng closed up a fraction. the dow jones starts up 217 points at 17141. the nasdaq composite and s&p 500 begin up. one state's regulators are shutting down a popular daily fantasy sports site.
>> abc's reena ninan explains why in this morning's business headlines. >> topping america's money, another strike against daily fantasy sports sites. >> fan duel and draft kings are no longer available in nevada after regulators said they needed gambling licenses. >> they said they shouldn't need licenses because they offer a game of skill, not chance. more workers are calling in sick even when they're well. the best and worst excuses, my grandmother poisoned me with ham. and a woman telling her boss she was going to the beach because her doctor told her she needed more vitamin d. general mills are releasing boxes with only marshmallow charms inside. >> good luck, that is america's money. happening today in the final u.s. airways flight will
depart from philadelphia and return to the city on saturday under the american airlines banner. flight 1939 was name for the founding year of u.s. airways. after its departure, us airways planes will officially become part of the american airlines fleet. 5:28 right now. we are celebrating a big win by the mets this morning. it was a tough battle but in the end the team defeated the dodgers in game 5 in their series in los angeles and are now one step closer to the world series. >> and a live look right now at citi field. the mets will be back today. we have new reaction from players and ecstatic fans just ahead. >> meteorologist bill evans tracking a big weekend cooldown. wake up temperatures we're ta and off you go,
a bronx mother is accused of murdering her 6-month-old daughter by throwing her out of a window. >> mets fans waking up relieved their team survived that battle last night against the dodgers. the team now moving on to the series after beating l. a. >> and what kind of temperatures can we expect when they play the cubs at citi good morning, i'm lori stokes. rosato. today, friday october 16th, and you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> everybody happy friday to you. it is going to be a day where we start out with temperatures that are really on the mild side for this hour of the day because of a southwest wind. temperature 56 degrees, partly cloudy skies looking at a great day today, looking at what's going to be a high of 67, which is mild later on today. 54 at long branch, wrightstown is 48. 51 at newark, 59 bridgeport, 60
it will be 60 at noon and 65 this afternoon. it will be mild, wow. we'll talk more about that in your accuweather forecast coming up. commute. it's weather then heather. >> put a smile on your face. it warms back up next week. all right. i'll take that. let's go right over here to our mass transit chart. we still have that track work line. now i can't speak because of this cold weather. long island railroad, new jersey transit doing okay. subways no major problems to report. this is some construction to think about, 208 south high mountain road getting into ewing avenue. two lanes are closed down until further notice. you have a minor delay at our hudson river crossings. going on to the belt parkway, they are clearing away this construction westbound, flatbush avenue getting into knapp street.
the eastbound side was taking two-way traffic. they were doing this all week long. it looks like they are in the process of clearing it. you can still see a little bit of a delay as you head through that spot. bqe north, that ramp to the brooklyn bridge remains closed down. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. david and lori over to you. thank you. the mets world series hopes are alive and well this morning after a huge victory over the dodgers in los angeles. >> what a game. and now they're bringing it back to new york. the mets were down 2, one in the 4th inning when a shift in the dodgers infield gave daniel murphy chance to steal 3rd. he scored on a sacrifice fly and tied the game. murphy's home run in the 6th pushed the mets ahead and the dodgers never recovered with a 3-2 win it was time for
celebrations. how satisfying is that, the clubhouse, a wash of champagne as the mets celebrated. they're moving on to the national league championship series. >> i didn't miss it. that's the only way to describe it. he makes so few mistakes i just didn't miss it. as far as was it going to be the winner, there was a lot of prayer going on out there. >> prayers were certainly answered for mets fans who gathered across the tri-state celebrate. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live at citi field. dray. >> good morning lori. you talk about those prayers, and and it will be given unto you. this morning it's good to be a mets fan because you are waking up a winner. rise and shine mets fans and get ready for the national league championship series. this is how it looked inside mcfadden's in flushing. this really was the hub for all things mets mania.
advance. the dodgers kept the mets fans pretty humble early on when they took the but when the mets bounced back, took the lead and the win was inevitable, the noise level was simply beyond measure. fans say let's go now. bring on the cubs. go. far. i'm not worried about the cubs. the cubs can wait another 100 years. lets go mets. >> reporter: it's been almost 30 years since the mets have won a word series. as for the cubs, the last time they did it was a long time ago in 1908. the national league -- i should say the next series game 7 or i should say a 7-game series set to happen tomorrow night here at citi field. game time 8:07. matt harvey on the mound. he's the team's ace. he says he's ready to show the fans he has what it takes to
help get this team to the world series. we should also mention the team is now on their way back here to new york city. we're hoping to get a glimpse of them when they arrive here at the stadium. we're live this morning at citi eyewitness news. >> thank you dray. mayor de blasio getting in on all the fun as well. he was about to take off on his trip to israel when the mets won so he tweeted this picture overnight sporting a mets cap after boarding the plane. he also tweeted a message to los angeles mayor eric garcetti. he said you're going to look real good in that mike piazza mets jersey. since had e played for the dodgers and mets the bet was the losing team would wear the jersey. getting into the spirit of the mets big win stay with eyewitness news as we follow the mets on the road to the world series, and we want to see how fans are celebrating and supporting their team. send us your blue and orange
pride there using hashtag abc7ny. developing right now, a bronx mother is facing murder charges. police say she threw her 6- month-old daughter out of an apartment window. eyewitness news reporter kala rama is live now in the tremont section of the bronx. >> reporter: tanishatenisha fearon is being held here. police say this is for dangling and dropping her baby out of a six story window. she had three other kids in that apartment with her. they are now in protective custody. take a look at her picture here. police took 27-year-old tenisha fearon into custody. they kicked down the door of her apartment and found her along with her three children. she was described by officers as emotionally disturbed and was first brought to the hospital for evaluation. as for the three other children, two girls ages 4 and 8 and a 10-year-old boy were found naked all lying in a circle. they were not physically hurt
hear their mother screaming about the devil, and then the end of the world before dropping their baby sister 6- month-old janilah lawrence from a 6 story window. detectives talked to witnesses who say they pleaded with fearon about not dropping the baby. >> she never behaved no different from the ordinary. >> she was normal looking like you and me, normal right now jesus,. >> a lot of people in this community are upset about this. we did a little bit of digging and found out that her current boyfriend is the father of that 6-month-old baby girl as well as the 4-year-old girl. he lives with them but was not at home at the time. no other word if any additional charges could be pending. we're live in the tremont section of the bronx, kala rama
channel 7 eyewitness news. >> stay with eyewitness news for the very latest on this developing story. remember you can get breaking news alerts on your smartphone or tablet. download the free eyewitness news app in the google play or apple app stores. 5:38 right now. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> why david, it is really nice this morning. 56 degrees, a nice, really nice fall start to the weekend. but it will be mild today, but it's going to be a brisk and temperature 56 degrees. front to our west and north is going to spread a shower or two that will go by really quick and dry out. this shot of cold air is back here in the great lakes. between this first shot and second shot temperatures start to cool down this weekend. by noontime we're at 62. is mild. warmer than normal for this time of the year.
at the bus stop kiddos, the one in the green knit cap is the one that is the enforcer. stop. it's kind of comfy. this morning. we'll talk about that brisk and chilly weather for the mets in weekend. heather's looking at that commute. money. >> i learned it from the one in >> that's right. maps. we'll talk to you about what's happening if you are planning on using mass transit. metro north, new haven line you have that ongoing track work. on the cross county parkway, it's an accident with a downed pole, everything has been pushed off to the shoulder. it could cause a delay. the belt parkway, construction, west, flatbush avenue, that construction has been cleared away. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. all right heather and we're
welcome back, and we are following every move as the mets continue on the road to the world series. this is a live look at citi field. the mets will head back today after beating the dodgers in los angeles last night 3-2, and now they'll move on to the national league championship series. we'll get a live report from citi field at 6:00 for game 1 of the nlcs will be played tomorrow night. the other news we're following this morning, an nba player who grew up in new york
with lamar odom breaks his silence. odom remains on life support in a las vegas hospital after he was found unconscious in a brothel where he reportedly used cocaine and took herbal viagra. the l. a. laker who calls himself metta world peace says he is praying for odom's recovery. the two have known each other since they played youth basketball in queens. >> we grew up together and all played on the same team since we was 13 years old, got drafted together in the same year. all these guys have known lamar since he was a kid. we just want him to do well and want, you know, we want him to get better. >> also reacting to odom's condition is his daughter who tweeted this picture with the caption please don't leave us. obviously a lot of people, not just in our area country just wishing him the very best. >> absolutely. it is 5:43, let's check in with bill. >> we have a gorgeous morning outside david and lori. it's looking really pretty. looking from our camera on the
roof across the chrysler building. across roosevelt island and out toward flushing bay we're going to have sunrise up just after 7:00. we'll have a pretty sunrise. the humidity is moderate to dry, winds are southwest and the pressure falling a little bit. but it's been right at 30. it's falling now because there's a cold front approaching from the west. yesterday's high 64 right on -- your normal overnight low is 50. we were right at a that yesterday morning. we're warmer this morning on the heels of this south to southwest wind. sun's up at 7:08. i think we see a pretty good sunrise and pretty good sunset. there's a couple of showers off to the north. we'll get into the 60s today. it will be mild. it's brisk tomorrow, chilly at night. sunday the temperature's going to have a hard time getting to 50. we've got a real hard freeze coming up in the suburbs, and the hardest will be sunday night into monday morning. temperatures bounce back next week to near 70 by wednesday. so the air quality's fine.
the pollen count for ragweed still going to be up there. you're a ragweed sufferer. still over a couple weeks to go. montclair is 50. what will help is the freeze in the suburbs. 52 around poughkeepsie and 54 around belmar. 58 around islip and 40s down the jersey shore. we've got this southwest to a southerly wind coming in here, 3, 6, 5, 10 miles an hour. off to the north and west is this front with a couple of showers getting into sullivan, orange county, ulster county, headed to dutchess. this will slide south and east. it's kind of just a light sprinkle to a spritz, then chilly air is behind that, the reinforcing shot of cold air with the second front back here overnight tonight and tomorrow. these spritzes and sprinkles go by to the north this morning. then we've got sun and clouds, mild air comes up from the southwest. then the chillier air starts to come in tonight and for saturday we'll have a mixture of sun and clouds.
the game, i believe army is playing. you'll need all your warm gear this weekend. 67, breezy, kids, after school it's very nice. i'm giving it an a plus with that 67. we're going sunshine, 67 this afternoon, but tonight the cold air pours in, the low's 48 in the five boroughs to 38 in the suburbs, and tomorrow it's sun and clouds, 56 degrees. that's great football weather wouldn't you say. here's your accuweather seven- day forecast. brings and can chilly on sunday. 52, booyah. it's going to be chilly. >> you better sell it. >> yeah. >> sell it because heather goes into depression every time you use the word brisk or anything less than 50 degrees. it's not good. >> i'm picking this up. >> you slung her right over the bus. >> i feel like we're in tune to each other. >> she gets stopped by the door. she wheels in one of those flame throwers. >> she's a delicate flower bill. >> delicate flower.
that's right. >> that's how she would [ laughter ] >> wow you all know me so well. let's go right -- >> so delicate. >> we'll go right to a webcam and show you how things are side. we have that delay and that will take you up into the brooklyn bridge. we'll head to our maps now and i can tell you that the bqe northeast ramp to the brooklyn bridge remains closed down, and inbound until 6 a.m. and that of course is for overnight construction. metro north, new haven line track work, long island railroad, new jersey transit running on or close to schedule. we have this accident on the cross county parkway eastbound just past new rochelle road, an accident with a downed pole. everything pushed off to the shoulder. a little delay there. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. david and lori over to you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a disturbing discovery on long island. we're going to tell you what police found burning in a wooded area. >> two new york city hotels
ate ford dealers thanank you for helping protect our children. it's 5:50. a horrific discovery on long island. police and arson units are investigating a body that was found burning in a wooded area. detectives say that a driver noticed the fire from the road in manorville about 2 yesterday responding officers and fire crews discovered it was a body. identify the victim and determine the exact cause of death. a new hacker arrest that has ties to isis. malaysia. he hacked into federal computer
information on u.s. service members and federal employees. 1,000 of those people have been put on an isis kill list and posted online. the director of the fbi says isis is urging its supporters to follow through on this information. >> kill where you are. kill anyone but especially if you could kill people in military uniform or law enforcement uniform and videotape it that would be best of all. >> justice department now trying to extradite this suspect. he could face up to 35 years in prison. 5:51. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the kings of queens continue their reign after clinching game 5 in the nlds, and now it's back to citi field for a historic matchup with the chicago cubs.
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happy friday, i'm meteorologist bill evans here in the weather center. 51 newark and staten island. jamaica queens 58 with this southwest wind coming in here, the winds are moderate. great ride on the ferries today. looking at sunshine, 62 by noontime, 67 this afternoon, and a lot of sunshine. kiddos grab a jacket. after school it's going to feel great, a little breezy and cool this morning. heather, i don't want to be a downer for the mets but did you know that in back to the future the movie, it's predicted that in 2015 the chicago cubs would win the world series. >> oh, my gosh. >> how about that. >> ooh, you better be careful walking around the streets today weatherman. >> let's go right over to our mass transit chart. we're going to tell you what's going on. we have metro north with that track work on the new raven line, long island railroad, new jersey transit doing just fine. cross county parkway going east east of new rochelle road an accident with a downed pole. and this construction as you travel along 208 southbound
construction you have at least two lanes closed down as you go through this spot. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. five people now under arrest after raids on two hotels in new york city that police say were being used as fronts for brothels. officers carried out raids at the new farington hotel in flushing and the sunny 39 hotel in brooklyn. neighbors say prostitutes were openly soliciting potential johns right on the street. >> i'm so happy to see it cleaned up. itst a real big problem. it makes the quality of life better here. >> the raids were part of a probe by the brooklyn d. a. with help from the fbi and homeland security. after he returns from israel and one of the first things mayor bill de blasio will do is make up with former mayor mike bloomberg. the two men plan to told a joint news conference next
plant the 1 millionth tree of a million trees program that bloomberg began in 2007. it's meant to be a show of camaraderie. there was very little of that in 2013 when de blasio ran a campaign fiercely critical of bloomberg. >> seasoned politicians will tell you the secret to running for president is to win using other people's money, and that's become a problem for governor chris christie. his campaign has raised just $4.2 million. that lags far behind many of his republican rivals. documents filed with federal regulators yesterday show christie spent almost $3 million in the last few months and that means he has less than 1.4 million left in his campaign war chest. closing in on 6:00. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, celebrations all around for the mets and their thrilled fans as they move one step closer on the road to the world series. we're live at citi field where the mets will face the cubs tomorrow. and developing right now out west, emergency crews