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this is new york's number 1 news channel 7 eyewitness news with michelle charlesworth and rob powers and amy freeze with forecast. morning. the new york mets have won the series. >> and you know what, tonight is the first of that seven-game series going down at citi field. good morning new york city. mets fever starts right now. but first developing on long island, a 12-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being shot by a stray bullet in her own living room. we have the latest. >> good morning everyone, taking a live look at lower manhattan. sparkly, beautiful, a little bit chilly out there on this
saturday october 17th as the city wakes up we are glad that you have made time for us. good morning, i'm michelle charlesworth. >> and i'm lauren glassberg. we have some breaking news on long island. police are searching for the driver who hit a man in a wheelchair and took off. 40-year-old michael dora died after being hit on great east neck road in west babylon. it happened just after 9. investigators say he was in the right lane in a wheelchair going southbound when he was hit by the driver of a dark colored vehicle. they say the car which is probably a nissan has front end damage. not even 50 degrees outside, meteorologist jeff smith is in for amy freeze. he joins us now with a look at -- i said chilly. it's kind of cold outside. >> a little bit. >> the coldest air mass since april has descended upon the tri-state region. we have some freeze warnings and freeze watches in effect. we're expecting temperatures below that critical 32-degree mark tonight and tomorrow night
let's check out those freeze warnings we have in effect. these are from late tonight to sunday. much of northwestern new jersey and all the way down through the pine barrens of ocean county, it's a freeze watch until monday at 10 a.m. we're talking those really low temperatures for late tomorrow night into monday morning for much of the rest of the region. so here's your radar satellite. a secondary cold front passed on through the area overnight, and behind this, that's that really chilly air coming in over the great lakes, so chilly in fact, we're getting snow showers mixed in with the rain showers over far upstate new york near the add iron decks temperatures well down into the 30s near the freezing mark in sussex. 48 at 8:00 in the morning.
by noontime 54, by 4:00 in the afternoon, that northwest wind coming in 12 to 25 miles an hour. that leads into that first pitch forecast at citi field, 49 degrees at 7:30 this evening but we'll feel more like the 30s with that wind. it's going to be chilly. colder tomorrow. a full accuweather forecast coming up later in the half hour. it's early in the morning and as i said chilly. you can feel mets fear heating up across the city. excitement is building in game 1. the mets are going to face off against the chicago cubs. it's the first championship game ever in citi field and the first of seven series. the winner heads to the world series. cefaan kim joins us live from citi field and easy to say anticipation at an all time high. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. this parking lot it's early so it's empty. several hours from now the mets
in advance to begin that tailgate party and celebrate. it's been a long time since the mets have even had a chance to see their team host a postgame. the atmosphere here is going to be electric. if you were out here last week during that l. a. dodgers series, man you could just feel that energy. it was on thursday night the amazins closed out the nlds series in a must win do or die game. the cubs they got into practice here at citi field. there's a lot at stake for both teams. these are two storied franchises with fan bases quite frankly that have not been here far long time to see their team this far in the post season. for mets fans it's been nine years since they were last in the post season. that was at the old shay stadium, and it was in 1986 in their last world series appearance. for fans this year they finally
that has everything to take this all the way. >> finally we got with the pitching we have, it looks like we're going to have some good times coming. hopefully it will stay like that for a bit. >> we have young pitching. we can hit. chicago is a tough team so i don't know what's going to happen. >> meanwhile the nta is rolling out special service for its game tonight. the train of many colors. it's an old school train, 11 vintage cars that were made between 1948 and 1964. that train will depart from the 34th street hudson yards stop and make express stops off the main street. i'm sure it will be full of mets fans heading out to this game to begin that tailgate celebration and a first pitch. news. >> to make things interesting, on.
waged a bet with bill de blasio saying "congrats bill. we won by the way in four games. the terms included beer, pizza, donations to two nonprofits. mayor bill de blasio is in israel. he accepted the bet and he's expected to release his terms today. getting more and more interesting. >> baseball isn't the only rivalry between new york and chicago as you probably have thought about. which city has the better pizza, new york thin or chicago deep dish, and then hot dogs, which one do you prefer, new york or chicago style. the meat is apparently totally different, and the toppings as well but the comparisons do not end at food. new york has 5th avenue. chicago has the magnificent mile. the stretch along chicago's michigan avenue is known for its also upscale shopping and restaurants. >> and you can count on eyewitness news on television and online to keep you posted
on the mets as they march on to the world series. thanks michelle. former nba star lamar odom is showing signs of recovering. loved ones say the former athlete has come out of his coma and is communicating. he was even able to speak and give a thumbs up. a rep for his family says that he said hello to his estranged wife khloe kardashian. friends and family are rallying around odom. >> we just love the guy. we'd do anything for him. he can live with me if he wants to. however, he must want to help himself. i've always said if it is to be it's up to me, and it's up to lamar. if he wants to be helped, if he wants to take the right path, then he'll have all the support in the world. >> police are working to determine what drugs were in odom's system when he was found. eyewitnesses say he had been
taking cocaine and taking herbal supplements. a 12-year-old girl is fighting for her life after being hit with a stray bullet on long island. it happened last night while the girl was standing in the hempstead. she was shot in the head when glass window. she's in the hospital in grave condition as her family prays she pulls through. beautiful personality. >> devastating because it's a young child, 12 years old who had a future in front of her. >> nassau county police are working with hempstead police to find the gunman. right now it remains unclear whether the shooting was ram targeted. police have filed charges against a woman in queens accused of slashing an off-duty new york police officer, avril lindo is charged with assault and robbery.
walked her dog in cunningham park. she was approached from behind and tried to grab her purse and slashed the right side of had her neck. police in brooklyn are investigating a steers attack on an orthodox jew. the 35-year-old victim was hit on the back of the head in williamsburg. no money was taken, and the suspect just took off. . coming up on eyewitness news saturday morning hundreds of cars and trucks still stuck in the mud from flash floods on a highway in california near the mojave desert. this morning cleanup continues. we have the latest. >> and meteorologist jeff smith is in for amy. he comes back with the
morning but here's a traffic nightmare to show you. week 58 in southern california was backed up for about 10 miles after mud slides trapped nearly 200 vehicles there. some of them were there since thursday night stuck in mud up to 6 feet deep. people were able to get out of there. the highway is expected to remain closed for a few days while crews remove debris. people were able to get out of their cars and get out of the mess. >> some of the images coming out of there are crazy, just mud up to the top of cars. >> and now dried and people are walking around taking pictures. >> right. and they need the rain so badly. they're in such a long-term drought but they got so much rain in such a short period of time. they got the mud slides. >> you can either get mud slides or the rain kind of runs off almost like in an urban area. around here we're talking about the cold. it is chilly out there. it definitely has that fall
feel, almost an early winter feel dare i say. >> wash your mouth out. >> let's check out in and around the city. there's a live look over toward midtown from our camera at astoria queens. temperature 49 degrees, that wind coming in from the northwest around 5. that wind is going to be picking up 15 to 25 miles per hour during the day today, and it will make temperatures that are in the 40s and 50s feel more like the upper 30s. that includes for tonight's big mets game. normally on october the 17th we get up to about 63. the record believe it or not on this date is 90. that was set back in 1938 way back in 1886 we got down to 33 in new york city. the sun coming up at 7:09. going to be setting at 6:13. temperatures tumbling into the 30s in the city for the next two nights. most outlying areas will get a thick frost or a killing freeze. what that means is if you have any sensitive vegetation, any sensitive plants you want to
cover them up with some sort of tarp during the next couple of nights. they will die in temperatures like this. some spots drop into the 20s sunday night north and west of new york city. areas well north and west will drop into the 20s overnight tonight. right now you're down to 33 at sussex, 41 at newburgh. middle 40s and on the island. the city at 49 is actually your warm spot. one other feature we're going to have to watch, some instability showers developing during the afternoon well north and west of the city, and a couple of these might even mix with a few snowflakes in parts of the poconos and the catskills by later on today. just a couple of might be mixed with a wet snow flake or two in the highest elevations, especially up towards areas like monticello and pike county pennsylvania. as we head into tomorrow afternoon, another little upper level disturbance movers on by -- moves on by and with that on
the isolated sprinkle or shower. do not be shocked if you're traveling in those areas to see a little bit of that. highs today getting up to about 56 if we're lucky in central park. staying in the 40s well north and west up towards monticello. lows tonight getting down to this out. not too far outside of new york city getting down below freezing. places like morristown you get a hard freeze overnight tonight. you get a really killing freeze monticello. you stay just above freezing in places like islip and belmar. below freezing in toms river. that's why that freeze warning extends into parts of ocean county new jersey. if you're heading to that mets game bundle up in many layers. 49 for first pitch. that northwest wind at 12 to 25. it will feel like the 30s and the temperature will dip into the 30s by later on tonight. if you're out partying after the mets win keep that in mind
and definitely wear a lot of layers out there. today, brisk, chillier, the high up to 56. overnight to want, killing freeze in many areas outside the city. we're lucky if we get above 50 during the day tomorrow. the high only expected to get up to about 51. accuweather forecast for today, brisk, chillier, periods of sunshine and clouds, a high of 56. maybe some isolated showers or sprinkles well north and west of the city, any of which could be mixed with a wet snow flake or two. brisk and colder, variable clouds. this is crazy. variable clouds overnight tonight. a freeze in the cold spots north and west of the city where we have freeze warnings in effect. brisk and chilly tomorrow, clouds and sun, 51, the next couple of days we have more sun in the morning, more clouds in the afternoon. still cool on monday, 52 after a very cold morning. we get down to the mid-30s in new york city early monday morning. 66 on tuesday. that's a big recovery by the middle part of the week. upper 60s on wednesday and back up to 70 by thursday.
>> you redeemed yourself. all right. we like you again. >> thanks jeff. straight ahead on eyewitness news on this saturday morning, bold words from donald trump against former president george w. bush and his role in the 9/11 terror attacks. this morning the donald still is not backing down. >> and finally will vice president joe biden join the
apartment. police have not identified the victim. presidential hopeful donald trump is kind of avoiding responding to questions about his comments on president george w. bush's response to 9/11. trump was speaking to a reporter when he brought up the september 11th attacks and said about president bush blame him or don't blame him, but the during his reign. former florida governor and republican presidential candidate jeb bush took to twitter to defend his brother saying he kept the country safe after the attacks. comment. >> do you think that 9/11 was president bush's fault? >> mr. trump can we get reaction to jeb bush about your 9/11 comment please. >> while trump did take to twitter with a response saying to jeb bush "you're pathetic for saying nothing happened during your brother's term when
attacked and came down." long-time hillary clinton aide huma abedin revealed little about her closed door testimony about the benghazi attack. she spent hours being questioned about the 2012 attacks that killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador. abedin was questioned about other topics including clinton's e-mails. afterwards she had little to say. >> i was honored to work for secretary clinton and along side distinguished diplomats and foreign service officers. i appreciated the time today, and i answered all their questions to the best of my ability, and with that i'll be making no further comments. >> abedin's interview was not a formal deposition. the question remains will the democrats see a familiar face joining the current candidates. vice president joe biden is expected to announce in the
enter the 2016 race. cnn is reporting the vice president's family is on board with his potential campaign, something he said he would require if he were to run. one person very close to the vice president is not weighing in on the subject. >> i'm not going to comment on what joe's doing or not doing. i think you can direct those questions to my very able vice president. >> sources say right now biden is working with democratic strategists in early primary states for an assessment of his chances. >> and democratic candidate bernie sanders is turning down a campaign donation made by a man who became infamous after hiking up the prices of life saving drugs. sanders once called the pharmaceutical ceo "the poster child for greed."
car and stopping her from getting out. when he was questioned the former heisman trophy winner told police he had two alcoholic drinks earlier in the day. manziel went to rehab last off- season for unspecified 6:26. rob powers. >> good morning everybody, boy it's been a heck of a couple days for the mets. a couple nights ago they topped the playoffs. they were ready for champagne showers. they used that visiting clubhouse as their own personal slip and slide. then a plane ride back home, a bus ride to the stadium, a car ride back home for some shut eye. some of the fellows came back in the afternoon. game 1 national league division series tonight at citi field, doesn't leave a lot of time for a team to get ready for a team that beat them seven times in the regular season. >> we're looking forward to it. again, i think post season's a
>> i think we're up for the challenge. we're definitely excited and we have a lot to bring to the table. >> and how about those cubs, they worked out at citi field as well. they've been resting up since they finished their series on tuesday. it's a young squad here too, they can hit and they did hit the mets hard this season. how will that translate now. >> those are some really close games too that we played. we won some close games. things just happened to work in our favor. their offense wasn't nearly what it is right now. >> you can't come in here and say we're 7 and 0, we're just going to walk through this thing. >> here's the matchup game 1 later on tonight. citi field, you heard from harvey and lester, that's the game 1 pitching matchup. laura behnke's got you covered top to bottom later on. let's get to the american league championship series. the blue jays and the royals, it's pretty isn't it, october baseball. kansas city was pumped as well.
no runs allowed only two hits, salvador perez nailed a long home run. the royals win game 1 over the blue jays. final was 5-0. we are headed into another nfl weekend as well. giants off until monday. they get the prime time game at philly. jets are home tomorrow afternoon against the redskins, clone and powell. jets are 34 and 1, haven't been 4 and 1 in five years. coming off the bye week should be rested and ready. hey, it's two weeks until we get to the nba regular season. right now they're still playing those tune up games and nobody's getting red giddy. the knicks haven't lost one of these preseason games yet. at the garden last night, carmelo anthony, not a great shooting night, he had 8 points. isaiah thomas for the celtics scored 13. keeps boston close, jerry grant to derrick williams, get it, got it good.
95 to stay perfect in the preseason. finally from us here, we've got hockey. the devils a the home against the sharks. they were still looking for their first win of the season. everybody getting ready for the mets game tonight. receiverson takes the shot adam henrique, they go to overtime. they got to a shootout. devils lose 2-1 in a shootout. still winless this season. later on tonight game 1 national league championship series at citi field. it's the mets, it's the cubs, it's finally here. we've got you covered later on today right here on eyewitness news. >> much more ahead including a look at today's top stories. >> i'm cefaan kim live at citi field. coming up we'll bring you all the latest on mets fever and tell you what the mta is doing for mets fans tonight. >> also ahead, the mother of tamara rice, the 12-year-old
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oh, there you go. >> that is so nice. >> hello pumpkin. news. it is saturday morning. we're already to october 17th. >> no. >> ooh, it's chilly outside. chilly, chilly. it will wake you up though. >> that was a beautiful sunrise. >> isn't that pretty? >> i think a lot of mets fans will not mind the cold. they'll still go to the game. >> right, and the orange and the blue is for them. >> exactly. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. >> i'm lauren glassberg. meteorologist jeff smith is here with the accuweather forecast. and it is, what do you want to say wintery almost? >> that's not too much of a stretch lauren because we could
well north and west of the city at times during the next couple of days. we're talking the highest elevations of the catskills and poconos. it's really the first jolt of cold that we've had this season. temperatures feeling more like the 30s, even during the day, especially outside of the city with that wind. highs barely reaching 50 during the day on sunday. it's a hard freeze in the area across much of the area for sunday night where we get 20s in the northern suburbs. those are some snow showers coming in off the great lakes. the freeze warning is in effect for late tonight right through tomorrow morning. much of new jersey, also parts of the mid hudson valley into southwestern connecticut for a wider zone there's a free watch in effect for tomorrow night into early monday morning. those will be our lowest temperatures of this cold snap by early monday morning. we're even here in the city parts of the five boroughs freezing mark. it's a secondary cold front that has moved through the region, and behind that we get
driving in this colder air. only 49 right now in central park. you head north and west of the city, and you get temperatures well down into the 30s in monticello. here's your day planner, 48 at 8:00 in the morning. it's mix of sun and clouds. into the afternoon. during the afternoon there could be a shower or sprinkle well north and west, and within any of those showers there could be a couple of wet snowflakes in the highest elevations. temperatures here in the city only getting up to about 54 by 4 p.m. full accuweather forecast coming up a little bit later in lauren. >> thank you. so it is early in the morning, but you can feel mets fever excitement building for game 1 and just hours from now the mets will face off against the chicago cubs. it's the first championship game ever at citi field 1st and 7 series, and the winner of course heads on to the world series. eyewitness news reporter cefaan kim joins us live from citi field where not a lot of action
the area. >> reporter: good morning early. as you can tell this parking don't be fooled. hours from now around noon today, you can see this parking lot start to fill up, a much different scene here. after all it's not every post season mets fans have a chance to see their teams host post season teams. if that series against l. a. was any indication, the atmosphere here is going to be absolutely electric. now it was thursday night when the amazins closed out that nlds series in a must win do or die game in l. a. those players now were all back yesterday. both teams, the cubs also got a practice in here at citi field. there's a lot at stake for both of these teams here. they are two storied franchises with two fan bases quite frankly that have waited a long time to see their teams advance this far into the post season. nine years. they were of course hosting the dodgers this past series but before that nine years since they were last in the post
season and 1986 was the last time they were in the world series. they won that world series, but now they stand four wins away from advancing to the world series and mets fans say this year they have everything it takes to go all the way. >> i think it would mean a lot to new york. i remember in 86 how great it was and the parade and everything. so i think it's a bad sign that we -- i think it's about time we brought one over here to cones. >> reporter: the mta is rolling out a special service for tonight's game. it's the train with eleven vintage cars. that train will depart from the 34th street hudson yard stop at the main streets. the mta says expect hundreds of mets fans to be on that train heading out for that early tailgate party for tonight's big game. at citi field, cefaan kim channel 7 eyewitness news. >> look at that, you have very good nuggets there. thank you so much. the mother of tamir rice,
the boy killed in a controversial police shooting is asking for the current prosecutor to be replaced with an independent prosecutor. samaria rice says prosecutor tim mcginty should step down because he's not committed to getting an indictment in the case. she says she has serious questions about his choice of experts in the investigation of the two cleveland police officers involved in the deadly shooting of her 12-year-old son tamir last november. at the time tamir was sitting on a bench holding a toy gun, an air pistol. we are following the latest on the unrest in the middle east where officials say several palestinians were killed in overnight clashes with israeli police. a 16-year-old was killed after he tried to stab israeli police officers. he was the third person killed by israeli troops in the west bank in about 24 hours. eight israelis and more than two dozen palestinians have died in recent clashes.
is expected to meet with the israeli prime minister next week as violent tensions continue to rise in the mideast. the state department says kerry spoke with netanyahu over the phone last night and focused on ways to end the ongoing violence. kerry also spoke with the palestinian leader thursday emphasizing the need to avoid further violence in israel. news of a renewed call now to extend the zadroga act. new york representatives joined 9/11 responders calling for reauthorization of the james zdroga health and compensation act. the federal health benefits expired last month. it earmarked $4 billion for 9/11 related medical expenses affecting around 70,000 people including 9/11 attack victims and all of the first responders who were there on the pile for so many months. the federal government is
would soon require that all drones be registered. a source confirmed that news to abc news. this after several close calls between drones and airplanes. under the plan anyone buying a drone would have to register it with the u.s. department of transportation. the aim is to have the plan in place by christmas. the white house is scaling back its projections for enrollment numbers for year's affordable health care act. 10million people will have insurance coverage through the act next year. while that is a million more than this year, it is still about half of what was projected for 2016 coverage. open enrollment starts next month and runs through the end of january. coming up next on eyewitness news saturday morning, it all falls down on the ground when a clumsy crook robs a convenience store in florida. we have the video you'll want to see. >> grab the big sweater and the hoodie and the scarf. >> the coat and the thing.
should you get a flu shot? here's what one new yorker has to say. will you get your flu shot this year? i sure will! and why? well, because of my job. i come in contact with a lot of people that have the flu so therefore i try to protect myself. so you're a firefighter and you're out in the public and you want to make sure you're protected and probably they are too, right? correct. yes. if you have the opportunity to get a free flu shot, why wouldn't you?
ac an armed robbery of a liquor did not go as planned. he gathered it up and ran out the door. police in florida are still looking for him. we are showing this just because it's stupid. thank goodness no one was hurt. >> things not to do. >> common sense and the common criminal not to be mixed up. >> i'm glad nobody got shot because he did fire his gun. >> thank heavens. >> exactly. no one was hurt and so we mock. how are you? >> i'm well. >> we got the guest stars. >> we're visiting for the day. >> duh. >> that's what it comes down to.
the coffee. amen sister. >> coffee is here. up in energy. a little pumpkin spice. >> we didn't go that gourmet. >> we got some pumpkin spice in the sky right now as you were observing earlier. >> beautiful sunrise. >> check out the first glimmer of light over the horizon here as we look to the east over central park. it just keeps getting prettier and prettier, just some high clouds out there right now. boy it's pretty. it looks pretty. it doesn't feel pretty. that temperature right now 49. the wind is northwest at 5. that's going to be increasing 12 to 25 miles per hour during the day. and that will make temperatures feel like they're in the 30s at times, especially in the higher elevations north and west of new york city. average high for this time of the year is 63. the record was 90 back in 1938. record low got all the way down to 33 way back in 1886. the sun officially coming up at 7:09. p.m.
here are the cold facts about the cold snap. temperatures will tumble into the 30s even here in new york city for the next two nights. i think some spots, though, drop into the 20s, especially well north and west. in most of these outlying areas we'll get a thick frost or a killing freeze. if you have any type of sensitive outdoor vegetation, any plants that you want to survive this type of situation, just bring them in or cover them up if you can. right now 33 in sussex, down to 36 at monticello, mid-40s down the shore and on to parts of long island. another feature of this cold snap is some moisture being picked up off the great lakes, and some of that can make it into far north and western areas during the afternoon. i don't want to scare anyone but here on the futurecast it's showing a couple of snowflakes falling over sullivan county, maybe pike county pennsylvania by later on today. any of the showers or sprinkles in isolated areas that happen well north and west could be two. the same thing could happen tomorrow afternoon.
to about 56 in the park. we're talking down into the 30s tonight in new york city, down to freezing north and west, and down into the 20s well north and west of the city. bundle up in a lot of layers if you're heading to that mets game. 49 degrees at 7:30 this evening. that northwest wind coming in 12 to 25. it will feel like it's in the 30s, and that temperature will fall from the 49-degree reading down into the low 40s by game's end. brisk and chillier today, the high getting up to about 56 as we head into tomorrow. if we're lucky we get above the 50-degree mark. accuweather forecast for today, periods of sunshine and clouds. there could be a sprinkle or a shower well north and west of the city during the afternoon, any of which could be mixed with a wet snow flake believe it or not. 38 overnight tonight. it's a freeze in the cold spots north and west of the city, brisk and chilly, intervals of clouds and sun tomorrow. i think for today and tomorrow it's sunnier in the morning, cloudier in the afternoon. 51 for the high tomorrow.
check out the recovery we get during the week. after a cool start monday we only get up to about 52. tuesday mid to upper 60s. we're talking near 70 on wednesday, and yes, we do have a 70-degree reading on your seven-day forecast. that comes on thursday. so on the same forecast we have temperatures in the 30s and temperatures in the low 70s. that is fall for you. >> so nice. >> stretch. >> right? >> so tuesday's the turn around a little bit. >> tuesday turn around. and then the sky is honoring the mets. >> it really is. it's really pretty this morning. >> thanks jeff. >> before we go, a look at today's community calendar. from historical to residential and industrial, hundreds of sites across the five boroughs are open to visit with tourist talks and performances at the 13th annual open house new york, etsy, the artisans in ps11 team
up in manhattan to bring a tremendous array of activities for young and old in chelsea dancing your way into fitness, a cultural experience in newark celebrating hispanic heritage and highlights community, showcases artists and promotes healthy living. the hoboken harvest festival, pumpkin picking, hayrides, live music and more. the 7th annual marco polo breathtaking pageant through the streets of china town and little italy and a hand painted banner depicting the silk road. musicians take the stage for an afternoon full of performances at snug harbor cultural center. for more information about
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well they brought us hits like saving private ryan and catch me if you can, now oscar winners tom hanks and steven spielberg team up again, and they take us on the thriller of a cold war mission in the new movie bridge of spies. sandy kenyon has the review. >> good morning. events depicted in bridge of spies took place more than half
war between the soviet union and the u.s., but director steven spielberg has brought this story to life today. >> the film is called bridge of spies because that's where a couple of prisoners were exchanged at the height of the cold war. one was an american pilot shot down over the soviet union, the other a russian agent held by the u.s. >> the soviet spy they caught, we want you to defend him. >> insurance lawyer james donovan played by tom hanks is recruited for the tough task of trying to ensure the spy gets a fair trial. >> this will be a first for the both of us. >> you should be careful. >> smart words as it turns out. >> you know how people like at us, the family of a man trying to free a traitor. >> the guy labeled the traitor could be just another stock bad guy, but he makes him a mysterious human being.
this is the latest in a long line of decent men hanks has played, and it marks the fourth time he's been directed by steven spielberg. >> when tom was going full donovan, yes, i was intimidated. he was strong. >> the master's skill is obvious as the two strands of the story get equal weight. the lawyer thought up the idea for the swap and he's the natural choice to make it happen even in berlin. some of the tension dissipates because bridge of spies is about a quarter of an hour too long but it seems a small complaint to make about a movie that is so exciting and entertaining. >> so confident was hanks as donovan his director and pal was at least a bit intimidated, at least that's what steven spielberg told me. his star was just so strong in that role everyone got a little scared at times. bridge of spies is from disney owned by the same parent
company as abc7. i'm sandy kenyon eyewitness news this weekend. >> and my list keeps getting longer. >> i haven't been to amy view in two years at least. >> mommy mommy. >> what's a movie. >> coming up in the next hour of eyewitness news this saturday morning, police are investigating the death of a woman who was found burning inside of a bathtub. >> a 12-year-old girl is in grave condition after police say she was hit by a stray bullet inside her home on long island. >> plus police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a man in a wheelchair and then left the scene on long island. >> plus the mets are ready to take on the chicago cubbies tonight at citi field and fans cannot wait. >> you might want to dress like it's chicago for the game. meteorologist jeff smith comes back with the accuweather
this is new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news with michelle charlesworth and rob powers and amy freeze with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now eyewitness news this morning. >> breaking news, police in queens are investigating a homicide after a woman was found burning inside a queens apartment. >> authorities on long island are investigating a deadly hit and run that killed a man who was in a wheelchair. >> plus it is game day at citi field, the mets are ready to face the chicago cubs in game 1 of the national league championship series. >> nice shot. all right. good morning everybody, you're taking a live look at mets october 17th. it is so nice outside if you like it cold. we'll keep you warm in here. michelle charlesworth. >> and i'm lauren glassberg in
for rob nelson this morning. welcome to the 7:00 hour of eyewitness news saturday morning. >> yeah, got colder. 48 degrees. breaking news in queens to tell you about, investigators are on the scene after a woman was found burned to death inside of a bathtub. police say neighbors called 9-1- 1 to report an assault inside of an apartment on 90th avenue in jamaica. when police officers arrived they found the 28-year-old woman unresponsive in a bathtub burned head to toe. the victim has not been identified. >> and breaking news on long island, police are searching for the driver who hit a man in a wheelchair and took off. 40-year-old michael dora died last night after being hit on great east neck road in west babylon. it happened at about 9 last night. investigators say he was in the right lane in a wheelchair going southbound when he was hit by a driver of a dark colored vehicle. they say that car which is
damage. in for amy freeze. he's taking a look at the weather. it got colder. i looked up, we said hello to everybody and now it's 48. degree. it's going to keep getting colder over the weekend. we have the coldest air of the season coming in, and we're talking temperatures in new york city getting down into the 30s both tonight and also tomorrow night. tomorrow night, by the way, probably the coldest since april. unseasonably cold out there, 10 to 15 degrees below normal as the jet stream has dipped way off to the south and opened up the flood gates from this cold air to move in from canada. it's a direct shot basically from the north pole. the freeze warning is in effect for tonight right through tomorrow morning. much of new jersey including the pine warrens of ocean county, western parts of monmouth county. it's not only northwestern new jersey but it's areas to the south as well, and then a
region for tomorrow night right through early monday morning. it's a secondary cold front that blasted through here during the past few hours, and behind that we're going to get a stiffening northwesterly wind that will be coming in at 12 to day. see a couple of rain showers, the great lakes. i wouldn't be shocked if parts of the poconos and catskills saw wet snowflakes. 45 wright now at teterboro. as michelle was saying down to 48 in central park, well down into the 30s in places like sussex and monticello, mid-40s jersey shore. 48 at 8:00 in the morning. if anything, we're sunnier in the morning and a few more into the afternoon hours. 52 by noon, 54 by 4:00, it will never feel that mild though because that wind comes in from the northwest at 12 to 25 making temperatures feel like at times the upper 30s to low 40s. there is warmup in just a few
>> thank you so much. the mets are ready to keep series. tonight they face off against the chicago cubs in game 1 of championship series. >> and of course this is the first championship game ever at citi field. fans were totally stoked to see some action. if you're interested in going to the game get ready to pay up. the average cost of a ticket >> oh, whoa. that's the average. the mta is ready to serve fans heading to citi field. it costs a little less to get there though. there's going to be a few extra buses, and there will be extra long island railroad trains as well as extra 7 trains after the game to get everybody out of there. eyewitness news reporter cefaan kim joins us live from citi field with all of the excitement. all we need is you out there in the parking lot. >> reporter: good morning to you. take a look at this parking lot. it is definitely not what it
those mets fans up early to party and celebrate and tailgate. this is a big deal for mets fans. mets fans will often joke this may be a once in a lifetime opportunity. if that series against the dodgers was any indication, if this stadium had a roof on it, the energy in here might have blown that roof off the top of this thing here. the atmosphere was absolutely electric, and it was on thursday night as the amazins closed out that nlds series in a must win game in l. a. the new york. the mets and cubs players got to practice in here at citi field. there's a lot at stake. these are go storied franchises with fan bases that have waited quite a long time series. the last time the mets were in the world series and won it was in 1986. mets fans say this year they
they need to take this thing all the way. >> finally we got with the pitching we have, it looks like we're going to have some good times coming. hopefully it will stay like that for a bit. >> we have young pitching. we can hit. but chicago is a tough team. i don't know what's going to happen. >> meanwhile, the mta is rolling out special service for mets fans tonight. they're calling it the train of many colors this weekend. it's an old school train of 11 vintage cars from 1948 to 1964. that train will depart at 6:30 p.m., make express stops off main street and the mta says they expect it to be packed withthe amazins heading out early. at citi field, cefaan kim channel 7 eyewitness news. they're making it interesting, a lot being waged in this series. chicago mayor rahm emanuel waged a bet via twitter saying
"congrats bill we won in four games by the way. up for a bet with terms included beer, pizza, donations to two nonprofit organizations. mayor de blasio is in israel right now, accepted the bet. he's expected to release his terms today. now we are all getting into the spirit of the met's big win and road to the world series. stay with eyewitness news as we follow the mets along their journey. we want to see how fans are celebrating and supporting their team. look at these. i love these pictures celebrating the orange and blue, use the hashtag abc7ny and we'll put you in the mix. lauren. thanks michelle. developing right now, a 12-year- old girl is fighting for her stray bullet on long island. it happened last night while the girl was standing in the living room of her home in hempstead. she was shot in the head when the bullet went through a plate glass window. she is in the hospital in grave condition and her family is
praying that she pulls through. >> beautiful girl, very beautiful personality. >> devastating because it's a young child, 12 years old who had a future in front of her. >> nassau county police are working with hempstead police to find the gunman. right now remains unclear whether the shooting was random or whether the family was targeted. former nba star queens native lamar odom is showing signs of recovery after being found unconscious at a nevada legal brothel. loved ones say the former athlete has come out of his coma and is communicating. he was even able to speak and give a thumbs up, a rep for his family says he said hello to his estranged wife and fellow reality television costar khloe kardashian. friends and family are rallying around him. >> we love the guy. we'd do anything for him. however, he must want to help himself. i've always said if it is to be
it's up to me, and it's up to lamar. if he wants to be helped, if he wants to take the right path, he'll have all the support in the world. meantime police are working to determine what exact drugs were in odom's system when he was found. eyewitnesses say he had been doing cocaine and taking some kind of herbal supplement for sexual stamina. today a clean water activist will be taking a dip into the gowanus canal to raise issues. this is the seeked time christopher sween has attempted to swim through the brooklyn canal. last year he abandoned his swim a mile in because of rain. swain will wear protective gear gowanus. >> coming up on eyewitness news on this saturday morning, a massive cleanup is underway in california where roads turned into muddy rivers. hundreds of people needed to be rescued from serious mud slides there.
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most as the sears tower at 1729 feet, but new york holds the title for tallest tower with 1 world trade which is 47 feet taller. >> and yes we're counting. when it comes to fun and games, both cities have their popular spots. in new york the coney island boardwalk is the place to be for summer fun. chicagoans enjoy their carnival rides at the navy city pier. new york has 5th avenue. chicago has the magnificent mile, the stretch along chicago's michigan avenue. having lived in chicago or just outside of chicago where i went to college and having lived most of my life in new york, new york rules. there's no contest right? >> just no contest. >> we wanted to show you some of the headlines in the post. kings of the city, mighty amazins on top of the world, dark knight versus batman. >> wow. >> and then we have in the
no way mets can lose, symbol of cub's curse is named murphy. the story is the cubs have not won because a goat that had once been in the stadium with the fan was asked to leave and they started losing never got to a playoff game after that. and of course 2nd baseman is daniel murphy on the mets, so we have murphy. >> i didn't know the goat's name was murphy. >> yes, right. that's the point. >> murphy's law is going to say that the cubs lose [ laughter ] >> i like it. >> very good. >> but i'm just amazed by the ticket prices. >> the ticket prices. >> $846 and we're not even talking for world series yet. that's how rabid the mets fans are. >> you can watch it for free. >> game 1. incredible. let's head out right now. this is an incredible shot of the sun coming up over the horizon. it came up 5 minutes ago. east. we have central park in the upper east side. this is from our roof cam.
that wind coming in from the west at 9 miles per hour. 48's our low so far this morning, it probably won't go any lower than that. we probably start slowly rising back into the 50s during the day. that's all it's going to get up to. the normal high is 63 to put everything into perspective. 90 was your record in 1938. got all the way down to 33 in 1886. the sun came up at 7:09, going to be setting at 6:13 this evening. temperatures even in new york city will tumble into the 30s for the next couple of the nights. most of the outlying areas will get a thick frost or killing freeze. what i mean by that is if you have any plants or vegetation outdoors that you want to keep, you're going to want to bring it in or at least cover it up during the next couple of nights. we have these frost and freeze warnings in effect. some spots will drop into the 20s tomorrow night, even tonight areas well north and west of the city could get down into the 20s in places like
you're in the 30s right now. 34 sussex, 36 at monticello, down to 43 down the shore at belmar. 39 as close as newburgh, 45 at islip on the island. now another feature of this cold blast is while it's picking up moisture off the great lakes, it's driving some showers into parts of upstate new york. in a couple of these if they make it down into the poconos and catskills, those elevations above say 1,000 or 1500 feet, they could be mixed with a wet snow flake or two. don't be shocked if you're well north and west of the city and you see a couple of snowflakes. same thing could happen tomorrow. in the meantime, today we get up to about 56 in the park, low 50s north and west of the city, only getting up to 45 for a high at monticello. lows tonight we're talking upper 30s in new york city. coldest since april getting down into the 20s in sussex and poughkeepsie and monticello. even getting down to freezing or below in places as close as white plains and morristown and
toms river new jersey. and of course the all important first pitch forecast for the nlcs at citi field. 49 degrees, that northwest wind coming in 12 to 25. that is going to be a biting wind, and it will feel like the 30s out there. that 49 is for first pitch. by the end of the game, the actual temperatures will fall into the lower 40s. brisk and chillier today, 56 if we're lucky tomorrow we break the 50-degree mark. here's your accuweather forecast for today. we're brisk, chilly, periods of sunshine and clouds. there could be a sprinkle or a shower well north and west, and that could be mixed with a wet snow flake or two. 56 for a high. for tonight colder, variable clouds out there, it will be a down right hard freeze in cold spots north and west. down to 38 midtown. brings chilly tomorrow, for today and tomorrow, sunnier in the morning, cloudier in the instability developing. 51 for a high tomorrow, still wind though.
52 and then a big turn around starting on tuesday, 66 for a high, we're in the upper 60s on wednesday, and look at that. 70 degrees on thursday. this is what happens in in the same seven-day forecast we have temperatures in the 30s, overnight tonight and tomorrow night, and then you week. a big roller coaster ride in the temperature department but just bundle up and really wear a lot of layers. if you're heading out to that to need them. >> the beer isn't going to keep you warm. >> no, no, no. >> very good point. >> thank you jeff. >> straight ahead on eyewitness news on this saturday morning, a bronx family is happily
7:21, right now crews are working to clear car and waste deep mud that has trapped cars in southern california. rain in the area will cause problems for cleanup as well after mud slides caused by rain overtook a major trucking route. hundreds of people had to be rescued from the mud. the road is expected to remain closed for several days. >> wow. and firefighters in texas are hoping the weather will be in their favor this weekend as they battle a wildfire outside of austin. officials say the fire is about 40% contained right now after destroying 50 structures and burning across 7 miles. smoke was even seen in downtown austin, which is about 40 miles away.
family in the bronx after a terrifying ordeal with two people accused of stealing her. >> and now the suspects are facing charges. luna the husky is safe in the bronx now spending time with her family after being apart from them for several days. on tuesday someone broke into his home, ransacked it and stole his puppy. the family offered a $500 reward to find the pup. they got a call yesterday asking for a thousand dollars and that led officers to the suspect. >> it's sad. it's like being scared to people, doesn't play like he used to play before. it's going to take a few days. >> police charged a 21-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy in luna's disappearance. they say they found the dog but are being charged of being in
7:24, time now for the mortgage sports headlines. >> just a couple of things. here's rob powers. >> good morning everybody. boy it's been a heck of a couple of days for the mets. a couple nights ago they topped the l. a. dodgers to advance in the playoff. they were ready for champagne showers. they used that visiting clubhouse as their own personal slip and slide. then a plane ride back home, a bus ride to the stadium, a car ride back home for shut eye. game 1 national league division series later on tonight at citi field doesn't leave a lot of time for a team to get ready for a team that beat them seven times during the regular season. >> we're a different lineup. >> we're looking forward to it. post season's a whole different game than it is in the regular season. >> i think we're up for the challenge. we're definitely excited and we have a lot to bring to the table. >> and how about those cubs. they worked out at citi field as well.
they've been resting up since they finished their series on tuesday. it's a young squad here, rizzo, bryant, they can hit. how will that translate thousand? >> those were some really close games we played against them. we won some close games. things just happened to work in our favor. their offense wasn't nearly what it is right now. >> you can't come in here like i said and say we're 7 and 0. we're just going to walk through this thing. >> here's the matchup game 1 later on tonight, citi field, you heard from harvey and lester. that's the game 1 pitching matchup. we'll have everything covered for you. laura behnke's got you covered top to bottom later on today right here on eyewitness news. let's get to the american league championship series. it opened last night. the blue jays and the royals, it's pretty isn't it? >> october baseball, kansas city was pumped. 6 innings, no runs, allowed only two hits. salvador perez nailed a long home run: the royals win game 1 over the blue jays.
well. giants off until monday. citi. redskins. paris should play. jets haven't been 4 and 1 in five years. coming off their bye week should be rested ready. washington lost to the giants last month. two weeks until we get to the nba regular season. nobody's getting real giddy here but the knicks haven't games yet. at the garden last night for the final time before the real games start, carmelo anthony, not a great shooting night, he had 8 points. isaiah thomas for the celtics scored 13. keeps boston close. jerry grant to derrick williams, get it, got it, good. another good night, 19 points, the knicks win 101-95 to stay perfect in the preseason. from us here we've got hockey, the devils at home last night against the sharks. they were still looking for
everybody getting ready for the mets game tonight. late third period, ties the game. they go to overtime, they go to a shootout. devils lose 2-1 in a shootout. still winless this season. later on tonight game 1 national league championship series at citi field, it's the mets against the cubs. it's finally here. we've got you covered later on today right here on eyewitness news. much more ahead on eyewitness news on this saturday morning including a look at today's top stories. >> and what will the temperatures be like for the game. >> and i'm cefaan kim live at citi field. it feels like almost winter out here, but mets fever is keeping us warm. we'll have the latest coming up.
welcome back to eyewitness news, you're taking a live look at the sun coming up over citi field. on this saturday morning. september 17th. something's going on there today, i don't know what it is. something, something. look at that. >> that's a really nice shot. orange and blue. >> makes you want to run out >> right? >> i'm michelle charlesworth. by this time it's kind of lunchtime so we're in the hot dog and hamburger kind of -- totally. i'm lauren glassberg in for rob powers. saturday morning. couldn't tell out there that it's kind of chilly. >> so chilly. >> sun looks nice. this morning. >> a lot of times this time of year it looks so crisp and clear outside it is very chilly and we have bun of those cold canada. the coldest since the month of april. in. 10 to 15 degrees below normal. the jet stream sinking off to
the south opening up the floodgates for that cold air to come in from canada. you can see the freeze warning that we have in effect for much of new jersey for tonight and tomorrow morning, also parts of connecticut. also parts of the mid hudson valley. there's also a freeze watch in effect for much of the area, for a wider region right through 10 a.m. on monday. we're monday morning as we check out that. you can see the cold front moved on by earlier this morning. behind it we have that strong northwesterly flow, and that's bringing in the colder air from canada. right now we have temperatures in the upper 40s in and around the city. we're talking 30s to the north and west of new york city down to 34 in sussex and 36 at monticello. we're only 52 by noontime. it's going to feel like the low 40s. the northwest wind coming in 12 to 25 miles per hour. 54 your temperature by 4:00. the city gets into the 30s tonight. we'll have that forecast for
citi field for game 1 of the nlcs coming up later in the half hour and eventually we have 70s again believe it or not. we'll have that coming up in just a little while. back over to you. thank you jeff. breaking news right now in queens. horrific details. investigators are on the scene after a woman was found burned to death inside of a bathtub. police say neighbors are the ones who called 9-1-1 to report an assault inside of an apartment on 90th avenue in jamaica. when officers arrived they found the 28-year-old woman unresponsive in a bathtub burned head to toe. the victim has not yet been identified. and breaking news on long island, police are searching for the driver who hit a man in a wheelchair and took off. 40-year-old michael dora died last night after being hit on great east neck road in west babylon. it happened just after 9 last night. investigators say he was in the right lane in a wheelchair going southbound when he was hit by the driver of a dark colored vehicle. they say the car which is
possibly a nissan has front end damage. we continue to follow a developing story on long island. a 12-year-old girl is in critical condition this morning after she was hit in the head by a stray bullet inside of her home in hempstead. eyewitness news reporter tim fleischer has the details. beautiful girl, very beautiful personality, you know. >> david joyner fighting back tears and visibly upset says he is only thinking of his beautiful granddaughter who is fighting for her life. >> i don't know anything right now. >> detectives and crime scene investigators rushed here looking for answers, looking for the person who might have fired a shot. >> it is a single shot. we've determined that came from the front from the street in front of that location. >> police say there was no commotion out in front of the house, but suddenly the shot is fired. >> it enters through a front plate glass window, enters through that window, and then strikes the girl while she was standing in the living room.
>> she was shot police say in the head and rushed to the hospital where she is said to be in grave condition. residents who described this as a normally quiet hempstead neighborhood are understandably upset by this unexplained shooting. >> devastated because it's a young child, 12 years old. >> and the guns is what i'm concerned about, you know, that seem to be very so much on the streets. >> it is too early police say to tell if it was a drive-by shooting or if the family was targeted, but they are asking for the public's help. >> many leads are coming in as you can imagine. local detectives, hempstead village detectives, nassau police detectives are working feverishly to develop what we can to move on this case. >> that was tim fleischer reporting. stay with eyewitness news for the latest on this heartbreaking developing story. remember you can get breaking news alerts always on your smartphone or tablet. just download the free eyewitness news app in the google play or apple app stores.
as you know the mets are one step closer to the world defeat the chicago cubs. the teams will duke it out tonight at citi field in game 1 of the national league championship series. this will be the first championship game at citi field and fans are ready. eyewitness news reporter cefaan kim is live at citi field with the story. you are clearly the number one fan this morning. >> reporter: we're the first ones here. good morning to you. it is cold out here. that mets fever is starting to keep us warm. hours from now this parking lot is going to be packed with those amped up mets fans as you said this is their first ever nlcs to be hosted here at citi field, so it's a huge deal for these fans here, and if the last series was any indication against the l. a. dodgers it is going to be absolutely electric, the atmosphere here if you were here then you could feel the energy. it was through the roof. it was on thursday night that the amazins closed out that nlds in a must win do or die
violent continues to rise. kerry spoke with netanyahu over the phone and spoke of ways to end the ongoing violence. kerry also spoke with the palestinian leader thursday emphasizing the need to avoid further violence in israel. president obama says the u.s. is ready to negotiate with north korea if north korea is serious about abandoning nuclear weapons. the president met with south korea's president yesterday. the two agree that if north korea is interested in sanctions relief and improved relations, a talk could be had. >> we will continue to insist that peeing on knowledge must de-- >> the u.s. will speak with north korea as it has with iran but those talks only happened because iran showed it was prepared to have a serious conversation about giving up the pursuit of nuclear weapons. battle between new york and
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new york is rallying behind the mets as they take on the cubs in game 1 of the national league championship series. it's a big moment for fans of both franchises who disagree on more than just baseball and what team to route for. new yorkers prefer their -- wait, we're looking at pizza. let's talk about that first. >> deep dish compared to regular new york. >> that's right, the thin crust versus deep dish, and then talking hot dogs. in chicago it's -- it's -- what is it called? dragged through the garden. >> dragged through the garden. they put pickles, celery salt, onions, tomato, pretty much everything on their dog. they do a poppy seed bun. >> i love it. >> and we do a little kraut, a little relish. >> i'm waiting for samples from both cities to be on the desk. >> i'm not delivering right now. >> she's our resident foodie. i would be very happy to eat
one of each right now. >> so good. listen, i don't discriminate. i'm all about all of it. >> mm-hmm, it's all god. >> all good. >> go for the mets. >> all mets. >> you have to do that. >> just for the food. >> if you are going to tailgate heading to the stadium. >> a lot of layers. >> a lot of layers tonight. because i mean even though we're going to be 49 at first pitch it's going to fall into the lower 40s by the end of the game, and the whole time we're going to have a wind coming in 12 to 20 miles per hour. that will actually make it feel like it's in the 30s out there. just down right cold. we're heading outside right now. a beautiful view of the sun coming up over the horizon. temperature 48 degrees. that wind west at 9. that wind is going to be kicking up during the day today making the temperatures feel even colder. so i hate to mention it, but we basically have a windchill we have to worry about this weekend, first time we've mentioned that this season. 63 the normal high for october the 17th to put everything into perspective. 90 was your record back in 1938.
33 the record low back in 1886, and the sun going down at 6:13 p.m. temperatures tumble into the 30s for the next two nights in new york city. most outlying areas will actually get into the 20s and get into a thick frost and a killing freeze. if you have any sensitive vegetation or plants outdoors that you want to keep, you're going to want to bring them in or cover them up in this type of situation. i want to show you temperatures in new jersey right now, 45 at morristown. 32 at somerville, and there's a huge event going on today in somerset county, the steeple hills races, 40,000 people expected to show up. itst chilly out there. you need layers for that too. 43 belmar, 45 at islip. you get temperatures in the middle and upper 30s. check out the futurecast. i want to show you this. some of the snow showers and rain showers coming in off the great lakes can make it into say the catskills and poconos by this afternoon.
sprinkle in these areas, it may be just code enough, especially if you're at an elevation above say a thousand or 1500 feet where there could be a wet snow flake or two mixed in. don't be surprised if you see that this afternoon and maybe again tomorrow afternoon, just in a couple of isolated spots. especially in the higher elevations well north and west. highs today in the meantime getting up to 56 in the park and on the island, mid-50s down the jersey shore, but staying in the 40s well north and west of the city, and lows tonight, check this out. 38 in the park. you're down to freezing in white plains, below freezing in morristown and at toms river that's why we have freeze warnings in all these areas and the 20s north and west of the city. that first pitch forecast game 1 of the nlcs at citi field, 49 degrees at 7:30, that northwest wind 12 to 25 miles per hour making it feel more like the 30s. so brisk and chillier today, the high getting up to 56 degrees.
it will be periods of? st and clouds. more sun in the morning, more clouds in the afternoon. if there is a stray shower or sprinkle well north and west of the city, that can actually be mixed with a wet snow flake or two. for tonight brisk and colder, variable clouds out there. it will be a hard freeze in the cold spots. 28 in midtown. chilly tomorrow, intervals of clouds and sun. 51. if we're lucky, a lot of areas will stay in the 40s for highs. barely recovering on monday, 52 after the coldest start of the season so far. monday morning even in the city we're down to 36. 66 on tuesday, and then we have a nice recovery starting tuesday and lasting right into the middle of the latter part of the week, 68 wednesday. 70 degrees on thursday. that's going to feel awesome by then after we get through this very brisk and cold weekend. >> we'll appreciate it. >> yes, you will. >> we appreciate you jeff. >> thank you. i had to grab my hot coffee. when he was talking about 36.
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coming up, good morning america's weekend edition. >> let's toss it over. good morning to you. >> what's going on with you lovely ladies, happy saturday to you, you look beautiful. >> you too. >> good morning, coming up on gma massive cleanup efforts are underway in california after flash flooding and dangerous mud slides. rescue teams have saved drivers trapped in their cars. survivors sharing their terrifying stories and dramatic
we are live from california with more on the aftermath. >> and more trouble off the field for cleveland brown's quarterback johnny manziel. the former heisman winner was questioned by police after an alcohol fueled domestic argument with his girlfriend. we're going to have the details on the nfl bad boy's latest brush with the law. >> one florida man lucky to be alive after a terrifying alligator attack. the man was forced to fight back when an 8-foot gator jumped from a canal and tried to drag him under water. we're going to have the details of this incredible survival story coming up. >> there's hope for lamar odom. a source claims he's conscious. he's able to speak. these are the first signs of progress since odom was found unresponsive in a nevada brothel five days ago. we'll have more on his condition and recovery ahead. have a great day and a great show. >> thank you. >> have a good one. 7:56 right now.
we're following the latest on breaking news out of queens. a woman there was found dead in a bathtub. the 28-year-old woman was burned head to toe and neighbors called police to report an assault at the apartment on 90th avenue in jamaica, then officers responded and found the woman. and on long island, police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a man in a wheelchair. it happened around 9:00 last night on great east neck road in west babylon. police say 40-year-old michael dora was in the right lane in a wheelchair going southbound when he was hit by the driver of a dark colored vehicle. they say the car, which was possibly a nissan has front end damage. also on long island, developing right now a 12-year- old girl is in grave condition after she was shot while simply standing inside of her home. police say the bullet came in through a window from the street. the shot was fired last night
hempstead hitting the girl in the head. we're going to learn more about the investigation in a news conference from nassau county officials this morning. mets fans are getting ready to cheer on their team in the national league championship series! it's exciting. cefaan kim is live at citi field where the mets will face off against the cubs at 7:30 tonight right? >> reporter: something like that, i mean good morning to you. i can now report even at this early hour, we are seeing signs of life here at citi field. we see stadium staff, truck deliveries being made. security guards. we even saw a moment ago a mets fan take a jog through this parking lot here. gave us a nice it's a great day to be a met shoutout. we are getting closer and closer to game time, and this parking lot will be filled with those amped up mets fans just hours from now ahead of that game. it's going to be an electric atmosphere of course. it was on thursday night that the amazins close you had out that nlds series in a must win
do or die game. those players mets and cubs were back yesterday. they even got to get a little workout in at citi field. there's a lot at stake. both teams have fan bases that have waited a long time to get this far into the post season. the mta, they're doing something special for those mets fans tonight. they're going to run a train of many colors old school flushing line train. it's eleven vintage cars from 1948 to 1964. they'll run express trains at 6:30 from hudson yards to citi field out here tonight for lye at citi field, cefaan kim channel 7 eyewitness news. >> and something like that, he was right. he was trying to cover for me. 7:30 is when everything starts but first pitch is at 8:07. >> yes. >> sorry, sorry about that. >> people are counting. they want to know exactly when it's going to start. >> the temperature's going to be in the 40s either way. here's a look at asbury park where the water is warmer than the air. 30s well north and west of the city. 49 for a first pitch at citi