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cold front that pushed on through overnight. behind that we get a strong northwesterly wind. itst actually bringing in some ontario. i would not be shocked if a couple of these survived into the catskills and poconos well north and west of the city. elevations above say a thousand or 1500 feet if you get an isolated shower or sprinkle during the afternoon both today and tomorrow, it could actually be mixed with a couple of wet snowflakes. 49 newark, 49 teterboro, 48 in central park. at monticello. lower 30s, parts of northwestern new jersey this morning. 48 belmar, 51 on the island and southwestern parts of here's your day planner. we're up to 52 by noontime. not much of a recovery. 54 by 4:00. look at the wind coming in from the northwest at 12 gusting up to 25 miles per hour at times. that will drive windchills into the lower 40s for much of the day. we eventually have a warmup in your accuweather seven-day
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forecast. we'll talk about that a little later in the half hour. lauren back over to you. breaking news in queens, investigators are on the scene after a woman was found burned to death inside a bathtub. police say neighbors called 9-1- 1 to report an assault inside an apartment on 90th avenue in jamaica. when officers arrived they found the 28-year-old woman unresponsive in a bathtub with burns all over her body. the victim has not been identified. also breaking news on long island, police are searching for the driver who hit a man in 40-year-old michael dora died last night after being hit on babylon. last night. investigators say he was in the right lane in a wheelchair going southbound when he was colored vehicle. they say that car, which damage. developing right now a 12- year-old girl is fighting for her life after being hit with a stray bullet on long island.
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it happened last night while the girl was standing in the living room of her home in hempstead. police say she was shot in the head when the bullet went through a plate glass window. she is in the hospital in grave condition. her family praying that she pulls through. >> beautiful girl, very beautiful personality. >> devastated 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. it remains unclear whether the shooting was random or whether the family was targeted. the day is just getting started but you can feel -- it's kind of chilly outside right now but you can feel mets fever heating up the city. excitement is building for game 1. a few hours from now the mets will face off against the chicago cubs, 8:07 is the it's the first championship game ever in citi field. the first of 7 series, then the winner heads to the world series. eyewitness news reporter cefaan
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field where anticipation is definitely at an all time high, even though you're out there by yourself, you won't be for long. good morning, it is early. i can now report that citi field is beginning to come alive now. we're seeing lots of stadium staff, security guards, truck deliveries being made. we even caught up with one fan, let's call him the first official fan. we'll get back to him in a moment. we're getting closer and closer to first pitch. if any indication of what the l. a. dodgers series is like, this is going to be an electric atmosphere. it was on thursday night that the amazins close out the nlds series in l. a. in a must win game. the players are all back, they got back yesterday and both teams got a chance to work out here at citi field yesterday. there is a lot at stake though for both of these teams. both fans as we all know, both fan bases have waited a long time for their teams to get to this point. now getting back to that first
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fan here, he's actually here just going for a jog. he's from brooklyn. we asked him why did he come out to citi field this early. he's just that diehard. let's take a listen to what he had to say. >> i love the place, and i'm doing what i love where i love. no better place to do what you love than where you love. this is it. this is what we waited for if many years we waited for this. definitely catching on. here. he's out here doing lapse around the citi field. the mta is doing something special for mets fans. they're calling it the train of many colors. it will be running. it's an old school flushing line train with eleven vintage cars from 1948 to 1964, running from 6:30 p.m. from the hudson yards out to main street on express stops bringing hundreds of mets fans out for this big game tonight. at citi field, cefaan kim channel 7 eyewitness news.
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let's talk about wagers in this series. it's getting a little bit interesting. chicago mayor rahm emanuel waged a bet via twitter saying congrats bill we won in four games by the way. up for a bet, the terms included beer, pizza and donations to two nonprofit organizations. mayor de blasio is not here. he's in israel and accepted the bet. he's expected to release his terms today. now baseball is not the only rivalry between new york and chicago. there's the age old debate, which city has the pizza. new york thin crust 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 don't end at food. new york has 5th avenue, chicago has the michigan mile. the stretch is known for its upscale shopping and restaurants. count on eyewitness news on television and online to keep you posted as the mets march on
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on their road to the world series. lauren. >> thanks michelle. former nba star and queens native lamar odom is showing signs of recovering after being found unconscious at a nevada brothel. 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 says he also said hello to his estranged wife and fellow reality tv celebrity khloe kardashian. his former coach says 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, he'll have all the support in the world. >> police are now working to determine what drugs were in odom's system when he was found. eyewitnesses say he'd been doing cocaine and taking herbal supplements for sexual stamina.
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against a woman in queens accused of slashing an off-duty new york city police officer. 55-year-old avril lindo is charged with assault and attempted robbery. the officer was attacked yesterday as she walked her dog in cunningham park in the fresh meadows section. she was approached from behind by lindo who tried to grab her purse and slashed the right side of the officer's neck. police in brooklyn are investigating a mysterious attack on an orthodox jewish man that may have been a hate crime. this 35-year-old victim was hit on the back of the head yesterday in williamsburg. police say no money was taken. and then the suspect just took off. i do not follow this man's lead. today a clean water activist will take a dip in the gowanus canal to raise awareness of environmental issues. this is the second time christopher swain has attempted. last year on earth day he abandoned his swim a mile in because of rain.
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swain will wear protective gear for his swim. >> coming up on eyewitness news on this saturday morning, hundreds of cars and trucks are 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
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gue. welcome back. right now crews are working to clear waste deep mud that has trapped cars and trucks on a in southern california officials say rain in that area will cause problems for cleanup as well after mud slides route. hundreds of people had to be rescued from the mud that basically came out of nowhere. the road is expected to remain closed for several days to get those vehicles out of there and clear the passageway.
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certainly not in that sort of quantitude. >> around here, cold right? >> and i think you said >> yes. >> at some point. >> a couple areas. >> i blacked out when he said that. >> a couple people that are watching us right now might get tomorrow afternoon. city. it's in elevations above about a thousand or 1500 feet. we're talking mainly sullivan county,. >> like us. >> ski areas, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> the ski areas may get an apparently. >> a couple of showers might develop in these areas and it's form snowflakes, and some of these can make it down to the ground in places like monticello. we head outside, we check out that view up the hudson river, and you can already see some of those fair weather clouds well north of us. we're looking off to the north right past the gw bridge, and some of these clouds could develop into a sprinkle or 48 right now.
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freshen up a little bit. how about west at 14 miles per hour and the humidity's at 66%. humidity's not going to be a factor in this situation, very low, normal 63 for this time of the year, 90 was your record back in 1938. the record low way back in 1886 was all the way down to 33. the sunsetting at about quarter past 6. temperatures will tumble into the 30s for new york city for the next couple of nights. most outlying areas will get a thick frost or killing freeze and some frosts will go into the 20s tonight and tomorrow night. more widespread tomorrow night into early monday morning, and we probably will end up having freeze warnings for much of the area for tomorrow night into monday morning. itst just mainly areas north and west for tonight. 37 right now monticello, 44 at sussex. you're in the upper 40s down the shore, low 50s on the island in the southwestern parts of connecticut. what's happening is you're getting a lot of cold air coming in, blowing across the relatively warm waters of the great lakes, of lakes ontario
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and erie. it's picking up some moisture and causing some snow showers way upstate outside of our viewing area. by later on today, a couple of these could actually try to make it into parts of ulster county, the catskills and maybe the poconos, you might get a shower of rain and or snow this afternoon and also again tomorrow afternoon with a vigorous piece of energy that rides through the area from northwest to southeast. highs today in the meantime getting up to about 56 in the park. we're talking 45 for a high temperature at monticello. 51 sussex, middle and upper 50s on the island and check out tonight, coldest night since april. we're down to 38 in the park. you get 20s in places like poughkeepsie and sussex and monticello. if you have any tender vegetation, any types of plants outside in these areas at least cover them up. better yet bring them inside if you can. this is going to be a killing freeze. the growing season effectively over areas north and west of the city overnight tonight.
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37 in belmar, 35 at islip, and of course everyone looking forward to the 8:07 first pitch at citi field, 49 degrees, that northwest wind coming in 12 to 25. it will make it feel like it's in the 30s during the entire game, and that actual temperature, 49, yeah, that's during first pitch. by the end of the game, we'll probably have temperatures in the lower and middle 40s. brisk and chilly air today to say the least. the high getting up to about 56. we're lucky if we get past 50 tomorrow. we're only going for 51 for a high. eventually this area of high pressure that's providing a northwest wind moves offshore. on the back side of that we get a southwest wind coming into the middle and latter part of next week. accuweather forecast for today, brisk, chillier out there, it's periods of sunshine and clouds, probably more clouds in the afternoon. the high getting up to 56. again, if there's an isolated sprinkle or shower well north and west of the city, it could be mixed with a wet snow flake or two. brisk and colder, variable clouds tonight, a freeze, a hard freeze in cold spots north and west.
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intervals of clouds and sun tomorrow, 51-dollar day to today except about 5 degrees colder. still cool on monday after a very, very chilly start. i think tomorrow night into monday morning we actually get down to 36 in midtown. all the suburbs will be in the 20s. 52 monday despite a lot of sunshine. 66 though on tuesday, and what a turn around we have into wednesday and thursday, upper 60s on wednesday and 70 degrees on thursday. only this time of year can you get a seven-day forecast where you have 70s and 30s on the same graphic. >> roller coaster. >> crazy! all right. all good. thank you. >> thank you today us for letting us know that the lupus walk is happening this morning at the intrepid, sea, air and space museum. you can still get down there and walk. straight ahead on eyewitness news on this saturday morning, fighting words from donald trump against former presidents george w. bush and as trump
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says his role in the 9/11 terror attack. this morning the donald refuses to back down.
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plus get $350 back with a two year agreement. get out of the past. get fios. presidential hopeful donald trump is evading questions about his comments on president george w. bush's response on nine eleven. trump was speaking to a reporter when he brought up the september 11 attacks and said about president bush blame him or don't blame him but the world trade center came down during his reign. former florida governor and republican presidential candidate jeb bush took to twitter to defend his brother saying he kept his brothers safe after the attack. while leaving a massachusetts event donald trump declined to comment. >> do you think 9/11 was president bush's fault? >> jeb bush said you have a comment on the 9/11?
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>> 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 the world trade center was attacked and came down. long-time hillary clinton aide huma abedin revealed a little about her closed door testimony about the benghazi attack. she spent hours being questioned by a house panel about the 2012 attacks that killed four americans. she reportedly was questioned about other topics including clinton's e-mails. afterwards she had very little to say. >> i was honored to work for secretary clinton and along side distinguished diplomats and foreign service officers. i appreciated the time both members and the committee staff today and i answered all their questions to the best of my ability and with that i'll be making no further comments. >> that was her statement, and her interview apparently was not a formal deposition. the question remains will
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face joining the current candidates. vice president joe biden expected to announce in coming days whether he will enter the 2016 race. cnn is reporting the vice president's family is on board with his potential campaign and that is something he said he would require if he were to run. one person very close to the vice president 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 that treat cancer, malaria and aids. sanders once called
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child for greed. after tuesday night's debate, shkreli donated $127,000 to his campaign. the presidential hopeful said he will send a check for the
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same amount to a health clinic 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. traffic was bad. i knew i was cutting it close. but it was ok. i use td bank. it's got the longest hours and stays open an extra ten minutes every day. i'm sid.
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9:23. cleveland brown's backup quarterback johnny manziel told police he was drinking before he was pulled over during an argument with his girlfriend. it happened earlier this week in ohio. the nfl player was not charged in this. several drivers called police after seeing manziel fighting with his girlfriend in their car and stopping her from getting out. when he was questioned the former heisman trophy winner told police he'd had two alcoholic drinks earlier in the day. manziel went to rehab last off- season for some unspecified treatments. 9:23, and time for sports now with rob powers. >> good morning everybody.
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it's been a heck of a couple days for the mets. a couple nights ago they topped the l. a. dodgers to advance in 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 yesterday, a bus ride to the stadium, a car ride back home for some shut eye. some of the fellows came back in the afternoon to get some work in. game one later on tonight at citi field doesn't leaf a lot of time -- leave a lot of time for a team to get ready for a team that beat them seven times in the regular season. >> 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 o'bring to the table. how about those cubs. they worked out at citi field as well. they've been resting up since they finished their series on tuesday. a young squad, rizzo, bryant, they can hit. they did hit the mets hard this season. how will that translate now. >> those were some really close
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games we played against them. things 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. laura behnke has you covered top to bottom. the american league championship series, it opened last night, the blue jays and the royals. october baseball. kansas city was pumped last night. 6 innings, no runs, allowed two hits. salvador perez, he nailed a long home run, 3-0 lead. the royals win game 1 over the blue jays. final was 5-0. we are headed into another nfl weekend. giants off until monday. they get the prime time game at philly. jets at home tomorrow afternoon
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against the redskins. lone and powell. jets haven't been 4 and 1 in five years. washington lost to the giants at the meadowlands just last month. two weeks until we get to the nba regular season. right now they're playing those tuneup games. the knicks haven't lost one of these preseason games yet. at the gardens last night, carmelo anthony, not a great shooting night he had 8 points. isaiah thomas for the celtics scored 13. keeps boston close, to derrick williams, get it, got it, good. another good night, 19 points. the knicks win 101-95 to perfect in the preseason. from us here we've got hockey, the devils at home against the sharks. they were still looking for their first win of the season. everybody getting ready for the mets game tonight. late in the third period, takes the shot, ties the game.
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brent burns, 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. >> it's been a long time coming. much more ahead on eyewitness news on this saturday morning including a live look at today's top stories. >> i'm cefaan kim. we're live at citi field where preparations are already underway for tonight's big game. we'll have the latest coming up. >> also ahead, we are following breaking news in queens. police are investigating the death of a woman found inside a bathtub with burns. >> plus a 12-year-old girl remains in critical condition after she was hit by a stray bullet on long island.
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en. taking a live look outside. it's chilly out there, but it's gorgeous and sunny.
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the harbor on this saturday morning. happy weekend everybody. october 17th. >> lady liberty getting ready to put a scarf on right? >> good morning everybody, i'm michelle charlesworth. >> it is chilly out there. i'm lauren glassberg. >> meteorologist jeff smith in for amy freeze, and tell us the bad news. >> i think all the scarfs are going to be bought up by mets fans headed over to citi field. it is going to be chilly out there for game 1 of the nlcs. we're talking temperatures in the 40s feeling more like the 30s with the wind. you see on this northwest flow, the jet stream has sunk to the south opening up the floodgates for that cold to come in directly from canada, 10 to 15 degrees below normal across much of the northeastern quarter of the country. in fact, we have a freeze warning in effect for tonight into early tomorrow morning for much of new jersey, mid hudson valley, southwestern parts of
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in effect for the rest of the area, except for new york city for late tomorrow night into monday morning. that's actually going to be the colder of the two nights coming up. you can see behind this front that moved on through this morning, this was a secondary cold front, a secondary polar cold front. behind that we get this wind coming in from the northwest, across the warmer waters of the great lakes causing showers to develop. showers of rain and snow occurring for a upstate into the adirondacks. right now we have temperatures in the upper 40s in and around the city. still in the upper 30s at monticello. you've warmed into the low 50s, warmed into the low 50s over long island. 52 by noontime. 54 by 4:00. that's all we're going to be getting up to today. more sun during the morning, and then a few clouds increase during the afternoon. again, there could be a scattered sprinkle or shower well north and west of rain or snow. we'll talk about that. plus a warmup eventually in your accuweather seven-day forecast in just a few minutes.
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lauren. >> jeff, thank you. we have breaking news in queens this morning. investigators are on the scene after a woman was found burned to death inside a bathtub. police say neighbors called 9-1- 1 to report an assault inside an apartment on 90th avenue in jamaica. when officers arrived they found the 28-year-old woman unresponsive in a bathtub with burns all over her body. the victim has not been identified. >> and breaking news on long island, police are looking 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 was possibly a nissan has front end damage. developing right now, the coast guard has suspended its search for a missing construction worker in the water near bayonne. divers began searching for a 55-
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barge around 8:00 last night near the international may tag terminals. they suspended their search just after midnight. >> we continue to follow another developing story on long island. a 12-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was hit by a stray bullet inside her home in hempstead. eyewitness news reporter tim fleischer has details. >> beautiful girl, very beautiful personality. >> 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 and filled streets looking for answers,. >> it is a single shot we 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
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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 describe this as a normally quiet hempstead neighborhood are understandably upset. >> devastated because it's a child, 12 years old. >> the guns is what i'm concerned about, seem to be very so much on the streets. >> it is too early police say, 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 that developing story. remember you can get breaking news alerts on your smartphone or tablet by downloading the free eyewitness news app in the
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google play or apple app stores. the mets are one step closer to the world series but first they have to defeat the chicago cubs. the teams will duke it out game one of the national league championship series. this will be the first championship game at citi field. fans are ready. eyewitness news reporter cefaan kim is live at citi field this morning. good morning. i know you saw one fan already. >> reporter: is the one and only fan. good morning to you lauren. we're about 11 hours away from first pitch but already preparations are underway for tonight's big game. citi field crews started setting up about a half an hour to an hour ago. in a couple hours you're going to see this parking lot fill up with mets fans kicking off that tailgate celebration. this is is a huge night for them. if that last series against the dodgers was any indication, the atmosphere here tonight is going to be absolutely electric. now it was on thursday night when the amazins closed out that nlds in a must win do or die game 5 win in l. a. the players back in new york.
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the cubs players here as well. both players from both teams citi field yesterday. they both have fan bases who have waited a very long time for their teams to get this far into the post season. for mets fans before this series, before this season it's been nine years, and it was in 1986 when they were last in the series. they now stand four wins away from advancing, and mets fans say this team has what it needs to take it all the way. >> i think it will mean a lot to new york. i remember in 86 how great it was and the parade and everything. so i think it's about time we brought one over here to queens. you had a couple in the bronx. >> it is time to bring one here meanwhile the mta, they're for those mets fans. they are rolling out what is called a train of many colors. it's an old school flushing line trains with eleven vintage cars from 1948 to 1964.
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that train will depart making express stops out to main street. the mta says they expect hundreds of mets fans to be on that train of course getting out here for that tailgate party. we're live at citi field, cefaan kim channel 7 eyewitness news. >> i bet lots of fans who don't even have tickets will be going to tailgate. thanks so much. and stay with eyewitness news and abc7ny as we follow the mets on the road to the world series. overseas we are following latest on unrest in the middle east. several palestinians were killed in overnight clashes with israeli police. a 16-year-old was killed after police say he tried to stab an israeli police officer. palestinian officials say it was the third person killed, he was today by israeli troops on the west bank. eight israelis and more than two dozen palestinians have died in recent clashes. secretary of state john kerry is expected to meet with israeli prime minister next week as violent tensions continue to rise in the middle east and the state department says kerry spoke with netanyahu
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over the phone last night focusing on ways to end that ongoing violence there. kerry also spoke with a 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 yesterday with south korea's president. the two agree if peeing on i don't think says it's interested in sanctions relief a talk could be had. >> we will continue to assist that pyongyang -- >> the president says the u.s. would speak with north korea as it has with iran. those talks only happened because iran showed it was prepared to have a serious conversation about giving up the pursuit of nuclear weapons. >> put your money where your mouth is. the battle between new york and
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we're going to discuss some of the differences between chi town and new york city. >> mets fans are getting ready to head to citi field tonight. what can they expect when it comes to the weather. meteorologist jeff smith returns with how do you start the day brighter? make the ride smoother? and finish with a smile? you've got this. you've got t.j.maxx.
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my tip to you is speak into the opening so your baby can hear you better. you can quit. talk with your doctor. for more help call 1-866-ny-quits welcome back, the mets are taking on the cubs in the national league championship series. 8:07 tonight, new yorkers and chicagoans are no strangers when it comes to competition. willis tower which to most is known as the sears tower is the second tallest building in the u.s. at 1729 feet. new york holds the title for tallest tower with 1 world trade. >> when it comes to fun and games, both cities have lots to do. in new york we go to coney
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at the boardwalk, great for summer fun. chicagoans enjoy their carnival rides at the city's navy pier. it is a very pretty setting at navy pier. >> it's nice. >> very nice. >> they can keep it. >> i prefer the thin crust to the deep dish. >> i agree. >> i saw a little hesitation there. >> listen, i love all food. >> it's all good. >> i love all food. if i had a choice i'm going to take the thin crust. >> so chicago weather in town. >> give it to us gently. >> we can blame the great lakes and chicago for the weather we're getting, a lot of cold air, coldest air mass since april for all intents and purposes. we head outside right now and check out that view of beautiful central park. we have central park. does chicago have central park? no. >> 800 acres of love. >> yes, we're looking up towards the jackie o reservoir right now. you can already see as we look
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some of these well north of the city could actually develop into a shower or a sprinkle later on this afternoon. and it's cold enough that way up in the higher elevations, catskills and poconos, any of these sprinkles or showers could be mixed with wet snowflakes. don't be shocked if you see that north and west of the city. temperature right now 48 in midtown. that west wind coming in 14 miles per hour. that, if anything, will be freshening up during the day, perhaps gusting up to 25 at times, and that will keep windchill values, i can't believe i'm saying windchills, but yes, i am saying that. it will keep windchills in the 40s even as temperatures rise into the 50s. 63 is your normal high for october 17th. we're way below average during today and tomorrow and monday. 10 to 15 degrees below average. the record high 90 back in 1938, the sun going down at 6:13. so temperatures during the next couple of nights will tumble into the 30s in new york city. in the suburbs they'll actually get down into the 20s, especially for tomorrow night into monday morning, and that
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get a thick frost or a killing freeze effectively ending the 2015 growing season. so if you have anything sensitive outside, any type of tender vegetation or plants you're going to want to bring them in or cover them up. 39 at monticello, 52 down the shore at belmar and low 50s on the island. here's our futurecast. a couple of these showers that have been forming over the great lakes, actually a few snow showers not too far from syracuse, some of these can make it down into say sullivan county, ulster county by this afternoon. there could be a light rain shower, perhaps even mixed in with a couple of wet snowflakes this afternoon, and then again tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow afternoon there might be a better shot at getting a of the city. highs today get up to 56 in the meantime in the city, low 50s north and west. monticello. lows tonight, 20s well north and west getting down to about
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38 or so in the park, and of course everyone's looking toward first pitch at 8:07 at citi field, 4th degrees. that northwest wind of 12 to 25 will make it feel like it's in the 30s. you have to layer up if you're tonight. brisk and chillier today, 56 cooler. the high only getting up to 51 if we're lucky. forecast for today. it's periods of sunshine and clouds, more sun in the the afternoon. the high getting up to 56. tonight down to 38 in midtown, but a hard freeze in the cold spots, and tomorrow intervals of clouds and sun. 51 again, each of the days today and tomorrow there could be a shower of rain and or snow well north and west of new york city. still cool on monday, 52 after the coldest start of the week probably getting down to about 36 in the city late sunday night into monday morning. everyone in the suburbs goes down into the 20s, and then a big turn around starts on tuesday.
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pair of 6s, how about 68 by wednesday. thursday 70 degrees. you don't see that too often. 30s and 70s on the same seven- day forecast. we have it for you. >> we're just thinking seven days ahead. >> yes. >> that's right. >> we're living for thursday. >> right. >> thanks jeff. >> thank you. >> all right. >> thanks. >> before we go to break, let's look at today's channel 7 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 vibrant collective of multidisciplined artisans team up in manhattan to bring a tremendous array of activities for young and old to the 2015 craft. in chelsea dancing your way into fitness a culture experience in newark celebrating hispanic heritage, showcases artists and promotes healthy living.
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pumpkin picking, hayrides, live music and more. the marco polo festival begins with a breathtaking pageant through the town and little italy followed by large scale marion ets, topnotch jazz vocalists musicians take the stage at the 20th annual staten island jazz fest for an afternoon full of performances at snug harbor cultural center. to submit an event that may be featured on the community cale way back when, mayor laguardia and non-profits ghi and hip, now called emblemhealth, made sure working new yorkers had quality, affordable healthcare. who's caring for you?
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it took the rockettes years to master the kick line. but only a few moves to master paying bills on technology designed for you. so you can easily master the way you bank. ar nothing goes bet we are this crisp autumn air than some warm apple cider. >> rich tore's orchard in north port long island welcomes apple pickers and anyone looking for a taste of fall's favorite fruit, those apple cider doughnut, todd pierce met with the people who keep the orchard running. >> is that a beautiful apple and we grew it.
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that's the most amazing thing. >> imagine having a whole bin like that, which we do. we've got many whole bins like that. >> size, color, finish, condition, you know, firmness, it's got to be a firm apple. it's got to be appealing and it's got it taste good. >> and we come every week, right muffin? apples in the fall are the best especially on long island and especially here. it's so nice to have something local and we love it. >> we can't forget apple cider. >> it's a relatively simple process. the apples come off the trees or off the grader, but cider apples are a bottom grade that mostly have bad color. they're not red. they can be a little bruised or marked. and cider mill washes them, grinds them up into pulp we call mash. it looks like apple sauce, like apple sauce that's cold, and then we pump it into the claws
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layers move over to a hydraulic lift that squeezes them, squeezes the cider out through the claws and into a tank. >> we all did it. it's a group effort. trees, my brother. >> provided fruit and cider, something that we're very proud of. >> never really met anyone that does what i do at >> mr. henry, cannot let them bruise, you know. >> my father used to say so often always mr. richter could see that, you'd look out over the property and you love it. >> these trees are over 100 years old. you've got to take care of them like you take care of yourself you know. >> beautiful. don't you just want to go right out there, pick some apples. >> i love those voices. i love the pictures. yeah. that's really a treat.
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stepping back in time. >> what a treat. that was richter's orchard in north port long island if you want to take a gander and head tv. >> if you're feeling like halloween isn't spooky enough. there's a way to up the scare factor. >> you're going to have to travel to paris. airbnb is offering two people a halloween overnight in the catacombs. the guests will be surrounded by skulls dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. real skulls, and there's no plastic used in these decorations. the winners of the airbnb contest will get a private tour of the world's largest grave along with dinner underground and a story teller to tell the history of the catacombs which are sort of a labyrinth miles paris. type thing. >> more dead people. >> i don't think it smells that great down there.
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we are following several breaking stories this morning, an early morning fire destroyed two homes. flakes broke out at a home on long fellow street just before 5 this morning. the fire spread to a home next door. crews were able to bring the fires under control by 6:45 this morning. no one was hurt. however, someone said that family pets have been unaccounted for. we're following the latest on breaking news in queens, a woman was found dead in a bathtub. investigators say 28-year-old was burned all over her body. neighbors called police to report an assault at the apartment on 90th avenue in jamaica. responding officers are the ones who found the woman. on long island police are searching for the driver who hit and killed a man in a wheelchair. it happened about nine last night on great east neck road. police say the 40-year-old michael dora was in the right lane in a wheelchair going
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vehicle. it may have been a nissan, and authorities believe that that car has front end damage. also on long island, developing right now, a 12-year- old girl is in grave condition after being shot inside her home. police say the bullet came through a window from the street. the shot was fired last night on dartmouth street in the head. we'll learn more about this investigation on a news conference from nassau county officials at 11:00 this morning. and right now mets fans are getting ready to cheer on their team in the national league championship series. >> eyewitness news reporter cefaan kim is live at citi field where the mets will face off against the cubs tonight. do you have your barbecue ready? >> reporter: not quite. good morning. it's going to be a big game. we're almost ten hours away from first pitch. almost two hours ago crews started setting up for tomorrow and in a couple hours this parking lot is going to look a whole lot different filled with mets fans kicking off that tailgate party.
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if that series against the dodgers is any sign it's going to be an electric atmosphere here. it was thursday night when the amazins close out that nlds in l. a. the players both the cubs and mets players are back. they were back yesterday and got a chance to get a workout in at citi field. it has been a long time for fans to see their teams get this far in the post season. mets fans the last time they won the world series 1986. they now stand four wins away from advancing to the world series this year. cefaan kim channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. >> better dress warmly. >> i just saw a guy walk by and he had a mets hat on and a jets sweatshirt on. >> mets and jets right. >> let's check out temperatures right now across the area t. is going to be chilly out there, 40s for the mets game tonight. right now 50 in central park. 39 at monticello. north and west.
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tonight though a lot of areas in the suburbs getting down into the 20s up towards sussex and poughkeepsie. here's that first pitch forecast at 8:07 at citi field. it will feel like the 30s with that northwest wind coming in 12 to 25 miles per hour. wind. tomorrow still brisk and chilly, still cool on monday and then a big recovery tuesday week. 70s for thursday. >> we like that. thanks jeff. >> have a good one. good having you. >> that's it for us, i'm
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