tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC October 27, 2015 4:30am-6:00am EDT
morning. this is new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news with lori stokes and ken rosato, heather o'rourke with traffic and bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast, now eyewitness news this morning. >> good morning, it's 4:30. kansas city, here they come tonight. the 15-year wait ends as the mets take on the royals in game 1 of the world series. the excitement from kansas city and a live report of the met's madness back here at home straight ahead. >> more than 50 new york police precincts holding vigils, the touching tributes as the community prepares to come together for the officer's wake. >> and new details this morning on the shooting in a crowded brooklyn intersection that left one teenager dead and another injured. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> good morning, thank you for
joining us, i'm ken rosato. it is tuesday october 27th. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> good morning everybody. today we're starting out rather nice, rather comfortable and very i'd say clear across the area. 47 degrees. as we get going today, we're going to be looking at a fair amount of sunshine starting out. 31 around kingston and poughkeepsie. 29 carmel. with a clear sky and almost calm wind the temperature's dropping off to the north. 30 monticello. 36 in belmar and 34 wrightstown. a nice morning here, grab a jacket. sunshine, a few clouds later on this afternoon. big old rain coming for tomorrow. we'll talk about that next in your accuweather seven-day forecast. heather o'rourke is looking at your commute on this fine tuesday morning. i certainly am. i'm going to go to the mass transit chart. if you use metro north, long island railroad, new jersey transit, the only issue is that ongoing track work on the new
haven line. everything else is running on or close. c trains residual delays due to signal problems. the george washington inbound closed. and then you have that construction at the lincoln and holland tunnel as well. no major problems to report if you are headed out there. we have our street cleaning rules in effect. today the amazins go where no met has gone in 15 years, the world series. >> the first pitch scheduled for 8:00 tonight, game 1 of the fall classic, eyewitness news sports anchor rob powers begins our coverage from kansas city. >> the fall classic might have less than classic fall weather for game 1 with rain in the forecast. rain and a heavy dose of matt harvey. >> we still realize that it's a baseball game, and for me this is another start. obviously it's a start on a different level but you know, it's still baseball and we have
>> just one more start to start the world series. this team has been through so much since spring training. >> that's the ebb and flow of baseball. we're definitely thankful to be here. very fortunate to be in this position. >> a position envied by every team watching from home. some business, kelly johnson will dh tomorrow, yoenis cespedes said he'll be good to go. curtis granderson, jammed thumb he'll be ready to play. >> we've been having fun for all the games in the months prior to this point. that. >> that message comes straight from terry collins, enjoy this, then come to play. >> you look relaxed. it's a workout day. come talk to us tomorrow and i'm sure it's going to be a little more serious and a little more driven. >> and they say don't worry nlcs. >> hopefully we can lean on that past experience leading
into tomorrow night. >> absolutely not. we're all still confident in all of us, and that's all we can really control. all of us are looking forward to tomorrow and getting the show on the road. >> whatever happens today in the game 1 of the world series we've got you covered, reports throughout the day. until then we are in kansas city, rob powers channel 7 eyewitness news. >> the mets have endured a playoff drought for about a decade, a long wait for the team and the diehard fans. >> kala rama is joining us from citi field. kala. >> reporter: yes, good morning. we're here at citi field where later this morning we're going to get a sneak peek of the world series logo painted on the field in preparation for the games that will be held here in new york city later this week. meanwhile, fans are turning out in droves here, and they've got their favorite team on their sleeves at rallies across new york. thousands showed up to rally
for that game one 1200 miles away. fans got to meet some players, also a celebrity, the fonz, the biggest mets fan there is and in minneola fans of all ages told eyewitness news they've waited long enough to see their team win big. >> i'm really excited and i hope they win. >> how long have you been a mets fan? >> my whole life. >> and how old are you. >> nine. >> nine years, that is a long time. >> yep. >> so you've really suffered for this. >> yes, i've been hoping for this for my whole life. >> can that kid be any cuter. mets fans alike from young to old are really excited for game 1. we'll show you the world series logo painted on the field later today right here on channel 7. we're live outside citi field, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news.
kansas city are just as excited about their team series kicks off. however, the mets royal clash has created mixed emotions for one pizza maker. james' father moved his family from new york to kansas city in the 1970s. he's feeling a little stuck in the middle. >> i've been here most of my life. i still have a little heart for new york. i think it's going to be a tough battle. >> he also says he's lived in kansas just about 10 miles away from the royals home stadium since he was 5. he's hoping the royals win but he also thinks the series will go seven games. we invite you to stay with us for world series coverage. we have reporters in kansas city covering every angle of the excitement. rob powers will join us live from kauffman stadium ahead of tonight's world series opener. 4:37. turning now to the shooting death of new york city police
officer randolph holder. today the community will gather to pay their respects to the fallen officer at a public viewing. eyewitness news reporter dray clark has more from queens. >> reporter: good morning, ken, today the long good-byes begin. it will no doubt be a very emotional and difficult day for so many people as we're expecting hundreds, if not thousands to attend the wake for fallen officer randolph holder. last night more than 50 of the nypd's precincts there was a vigil held outside those precincts. people standing shoulder to shoulder together grieving the loss of officer holder. they stood in place for 37 minutes, 37 because officer holder was 33 years old and the fourth police officer killed in the line of duty this year. a week ago officer holder was shot and killed while pursuing a suspect in east harlem. his accused killer tyrone howard was arrested shortly after the shooting.
>> at the end of the day, you know, these individuals that come from our households, these are our brothers, our sisters, our uncles and cousins so they have to be treated like human beings. we wanted to deliver that message to everybody in the city. we have to stand behind them. they are human beings first and they're doing a job to keep us protected. >> reporter: tie hone howard, the accused kill -- tyrone howard, the accused killer may have a court appearance later on today to face a murder indictment. here at the wake it will begin at 9:00 this morning and go until 6:00 this evening. police commissioner bratton as well as mayor bill de blasio are expected to be here sometime this afternoon. and again, we're expecting hundreds if not thousands of people to come here to show their respects to the fallen police officer. we're live in jamaica queens this morning, dray clark channel 7 eyewitness news. once again today, services for officer holder at the greater allen a. m. e. cathedral begin at 9 a.m. his funeral will be held
officer holder will be buried in his native guyana. a deadly shooting at a gas station irvington. investigators believe the 57- year-old victim was a worker at the station. the shooting happened just before 8 last night. no arrests have been made. this morning the parent gang related shooting in downtown brooklyn is prompting action from the borough president. 16-year-old amari henkins was killed and an 18-year-old wounded when gunfire broke out last night. the shooting started after some sort of argument between two groups of young people. . >> they started fighting, and then there was like ten gun shots and it started in front of mcdonald's and ended over here. it was sad. >> no arrests have been made and brooklyn borough president eric adams is holding an 8 a.m. news conference to address gun violence in the community. time is 4:40.
you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> today we're going to be looking at clear skies to start out and a really pretty morning. the temperature is in the 40s actually around the five boroughs. we're looking at the full moon and 47 degrees. thanks to kala's crew for giving us a full moon shot. we're looking at a i did of sunshine. clouds will increase in the south and west. there might be a shower around kansas city. kansas city is right there in the western part of the state right there on the border of kansas, nebraska, and right there in missouri, but there's a sprinkle during the day but game time should be gone. we'll be looking at this rain coming in for tomorrow. upper 50s to near 60 later on this afternoon. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. it's weather then heather. how's it going out there? >> i want to show you a picture of the fdr drive as you travel on the northbound side you're going to find construction. the northbound side is on the
you can see we do have some construction cones set up. only one lane is open. we'll head to our maps. fdr drive northbound getting from the 100s up into the rfk triborough bridge. only one lane ode. george washington bridge inbound lower level remains closed. outbound lower level one lane is closed down. you also have construction at the lynn cob and holland tunnels. long island railroad, all lines running on time. the new haven line you have that track work. new jersey transit all lynns running on or close. c trains residual delays because of earlier signal problems. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. >> thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new video shows another angle in the controversial use of force by a school resource officer in south carolina. caught on camera throwing a student from her desk and dragging her across the floor.
. this morning the death toll in the powerful earthquake that hit afghanistan is over 300. more than 230 of the dead are in neighboring pakistan. authorities in both countries say rescuers are having trouble reaching some remote regions. helicopters have brought in supplies to help affected families as well as rescue workers. more than 2,000 people were injured. 4:44 is our time right now. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> a look from our camera on the roof towards midtown as we get going today.
it's going to be a pretty day with a lot of sunshine with clear skies right now. sun's up just after 7:00 this morning. here's a view of the full moon that we have out there this morning. it is a clear sky. you see that full moon, let me turn it just a little bit that way. now you look great. here's what's going on this morning. we take a look at what's going on. temperatures around 47 degrees, the humidity is dry, the wind is northeast at 3. the pressure 30.52. that is really strong high pressure way up there on the barometer. yesterday's high was 58. we'll probably be pretty close to that today. normal high is 60. we're looking at sunrise at 7:20. sets around 6:00 this evening. clouds will come in later on today, temperatures in the 50s, wind swept soaking rain tomorrow. flooding possible but i think that's mostly streets, highways, intersections. we get 1 to 2 inches of rain tomorrow, low lying poor drainage areas may flood a little.
some of those areas are probably so starved for water they'll probably just fill up. a nice fall weekend coming up to tell you about, 42 massapequa to north port, 41 hauppauge, 30 monticello, 37 down the shore got a little bit of a north to a northeast to an easterly wind coming in here, but very light. you see most areas reporting a calm wind and a few clouds. the rain tomorrow is from patricia to the south. kansas city is right there. there will be a sprinkle or two. kansas city is on the edge of this. the game in st. louis, you know, they can't play the cardinals but it would be a rainout probably, but they're going to be seeing this -- this is cutting through the ohio valley bringing us rain off and on through the kansas city west of the storm. they'll play tonight with maybe a spritz or a sprinkle around. the rain tomorrow, 9, 10:00, heaviest through midday into
the afternoon. very heavy rain falling 1 to 2 inches across the area. temperatures are at 59 this afternoon, sunshine, clouds later on. 40s in the suburbs tonight, 53 around the five boroughs. tomorrow periods of rain. it's increasingly windy ponding on roadways. temperatures 66 degrees. look at thursday, sunshine 73. that's just before the front gets here on friday as the front plows through, we'll have beautiful weather for world series and citi field friday evening as well as saturday, and if need be on sunday, great weather for trick or treating on saturday and great weather for the marathon on sunday. >> being we're talking world series, i love names that are kind of exotic like yoenis
bill evans, you know what it translates to? bill evans. >> i'm from wales, i know this. >> what does lori stokes translate to? >> lori stokes. >> that was a nice waste of time. >> yeah. >> i'll work on it. >> that's 30 seconds i'm not getting back. >> i bet you heather o'rourke will translate to something. >> what did your name translate to? >> you don't want to know. >> especially after that. >> let's go over here to our mass transit chart. we're going to talk about how things are looking if you're heading out the door and going to go catch a long island railroad train or new jersey transit, everything on or close to schedule. metro north you have that ongoing track work. c trains residual delays, earlier signal problems have been taken care of. the bqe going southwest out into the manhattan bridge you have some police activity. so keep that one in mind. as you travel on to the fdr drive north 106th street up to the rfk triborough bridge, two
lanes are closed down, and that is for construction. no major problems as you head up the west side highway. but the george washington bridge as you come inbound, lower level is closed. outbound side lower level 1 lane is closed down. and of course you have construction at the lincoln and holland. and then as you travel here on to the new jersey turnpike your car lanes south exiting at 7a, you can't do that, what you need to do is hop in the truck lanes instead as your alternate. we have our street cleaning rules in effect. thank you. it's a tough morning for the deli owner at 1st avenue and 49th street. a taxicab crashed into the front doors at about 2:30 this morning, and at the same moment two cars collided head on in the same intersection. the taxi driver was not seriously hurt but one of the car drivers was taken to the hospital in serious condition. the other driver is now in
police custody on suspicion of drunk driving. it's 4:49. a new mexico murder suspect blames the walking dead tv show for the killing. police in the town of grant say damon perry and a friend binge watched episodes of the show and then perry tried to bite him. >> he punched, kicked, stabbed and beat his friend with a guitar and a microwave. >> the suspect alleged that his binge watching caused him to see his friend as a zombie. >> i didn't think anybody would do anything like that from watching walking dead. >> one investigator said it was the most brutal killing he had seen in 15 years of police work. disturbing new video of a school resource officer tossing a student across a classroom floor. the cell phone video shows a deputy in columbia south carolina lifting a student from her desk and slamming them backwards on to the floor.
he pulls the student out of the desk and throws her to the front of the classroom. the sheriff says the student was disruptive and had refused to leave the class. >> what we saw was just a tidbit of what that video showed. of course we're going to look at what happened that led up to it and then what happened afterwards. all of that's going to take part in what the sheriff decides. >> sheriff's officials say the girl was taken into custody for resisting arrest. dramatic moments in los angeles at the end of a bank robbery. the suspected robber was taken down by bean bag bullets. police surrounded the man as he tried to make a get away outside of a bank in downtown los angeles. the suspect started tossing cash out of a bag just before officers shot him with non- lethal force. he told bank workers he a bomb but none was ever found. he was taken to the hospital and arrested. 4:52.
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minutes away from weather and traffic together here on eyewitness news this morning, good morning, and happy tuesday. i'm meteorologist bill evans. it's 47 in the park, newark is 40, elizabeth is 40, laguardia 48. a little northeast wind out here, about 3, 7 miles per hour. the humidities are dry and we're going to be looking at a great ride on the ferries this morning with a little northwest wind from jersey city. today we'll be watching this high pressure ridge sliding eastward and rain coming up tomorrow. the temperature should warm up to 66. you'll need your rain gear tomorrow. a little baseball weather for you, tonight might be a sprinkle prior to the game. we're looking at 56 at game time. they'll be playing mets royals, kansas city. and in welsh language, her name translates to grub. >> no, it's grug. >> not graduation, grug. >> who went to rutgers, who was eaten by ohio state. >> hey, listen, you know what? >> take that back.
>> thank you lori,. >> this is eyewitness news, we do not have an outback. >> you know what, grug is going to find one. >> let's go to our maps. i want to tell you what's going on on the deegan. the southbound side you have a disabled vehicle blocking at least one lane by the cross bronx expressway. we also have this issue with the fdr drive getting into the rfk triborough bridge, two lanes are closed with construction. no may job problems with mass transit. thank you heather. today the world cup champion u.s. women's soccer team is back together again. they're paying a visit to president obama at the white house. the team is now in the middle of a 10-match victory tour. they will play the second back to back matches against brazil on sunday in florida. a new travel ban forbids airline passengers from packing electronic cigarettes in their checked bags. the battery powered devices sparked dozens of fires in
recent years. it still allows e cigarettes in carry on bags but passengers cannot recharge devices while on the plane. the ban goes into effect next month. there's a new way to enjoy a broadway play without having to turn off your cell phone. >> if it rings you just hit pause on a new service called broadway hd. it's a new subscription, an on demand service that today. it kicks off with a library of more than 100 broadway hits that over the years have proven their worth. we're closing in on 5:00. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, overnight in washington, house republican leaders have struck a budget deal with the white house. will it avert a government shutdown. >> could mayor de blasio be throwing his support behind presidential candidate hillary clinton. >> and meteorologist bill evans
this is new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news with lori stokes and ken rosato, heather o'rourke with traffic, and bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. morning. good morning, it's 5 a.m., and it's game time. the mets are in kansas city gearing up for game 1 of the world series and celebrations here at home are just getting started. >> today loved ones will gather in queens to say a final good- bye to nypd officer randolph holder, the police commissioner and mayor de blasio will be in attendance. >> let's get a look outside. it's expected to be a beautiful fall day, but how long will it last. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us, i'm ken rosato. it is tuesday october 27th. we like to say one day closer to friday. you're never more than 7
minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> it's nice and cool outside, grab a jacket. the temperature now 47 degrees. partly cloudy skies, a northeast wind at 3. pretty morning outside, 37 long branch, 36 wrightstown, 35 sayreville. you go out across long island, 37, 42 coastal connecticut, 32 around andover and 28 toward monticello. a cool and crisp morning. we're looking at a little bit of cloud cover, a mixture of sun and clouds, rain to our south and west comes tomorrow. today we'll warm into the upper 50s to near 60 degrees this afternoon. we'll talk about that rain. we'll talk about halloween. we'll talk about the marathon. we'll talk about world series baseball. a big busy week here. weather's a big factor, and so is the traffic. >> yes. >> you've got to know some back roads this weekend. i definitely would say you want to avoid the whole area of staten island, manhattan, brooklyn, queens on sunday especially. we are going to check out what's going on here as you go to mass transit.
it looks like long island railroad is on or close. metro north, new haven line you have that ongoing track work. as you go on to the bqe southwest near tillery street, some police activity. the southbound side near the cross bronx expressway we have that disabled vehicle, a little bit of a slowdown there. george washington bridge a little slow here as you get on to the cross bronx expressway, no major problems. our street cleaning rules are in effect. ken over to you. thank you. 5:02. game time is here, and later today baseball fans will pack into the stadium in kansas city for game 1 of the world series. it is an exciting time for everybody. the mets haven't been to a world series since 2000 as participants, but today is a new day, and it is time to enjoy it. we are enjoying the festivities here in the city. yesterday there was not one but two hometown celebrations and today continues. citi field is getting a colorful makeover.
rama live in queens with what's going on there. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you ken. the fans have so much to celebrate. we've certainly seen them out in their true colors of blue and orange. later this morning at citi field we're going to get a sneak peek of the field. it's going to have the world series logo painted on it. that's something fans have never seen here at citi field. that will be very exciting, and from nassau county where fans of all ages rallied in minneola chanting let's go mets to queens where thousands turned out decked out in their best blue and orange gear, the fans are ready for the mets to get this done. that's the message we've been getting. here's something interesting to note. stay with me here, this year's world series begins on 29th anniversary of the 1986 world series ended, which was the last time the mets won the world series, so you can imagine the energy that's been mounting for diehard fans is making some lose sleep. >> i haven't slept in around two and a half weeks.
my heart, the adrenaline that's going through my body is at the highest it has been since 1986. >> reporter: game 1 starts tonight with first pitch at 8:07. we're live from outside citi field, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right kala, our coverage on the world series continues all day long here on channel 7 and online at abc7ny. we have several reporters in kansas city covering every angle of the excitement and the games. we're going to hear mets players coming up in our next half hour. other news now, today family and friends will gather in queens to say a final good- bye to officer randolph holder. holder was gunned down one week ago in east harlem. last night several precincts around the city tweeted out photos of officers coming together to remember the fallen officer and other victims of gun violence. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live now in queens as services for holder get underway in just a few hours from now.
>> reporter: good morning lori. officer randolph holder was just 33 years old, his life cut short by a single bullet. today thousands will come grieving but also grateful for officer holder's service to the nypd and the community. as you mentioned a moment ago, last night vigils remembering officer holder were held outside more than 50 precincts. people stood shoulder to shoulder for 37 minutes, 37 because officer holder was just 33 years old and he is the fourth nypd officer killed in the line of duty here in the past year. officer holder was shot and killed a week ago pursuing a suspect in east harlem. his death has impacted so many people in the community, many of whom have never even met the fallen police officer. >> i felt it was very necessary for us to come together as a community and with the officers to show our solidarity. >> this was one of our own that we've lost.
so we needed to be here to show support. >> reporter: tyrone howard, the accused gunman, the man charged with taking officer randolph holder's life could have a court appearance later on today sometime to face that murder indictment. the wake here at greater allen a.m.e cathedral will begin at 9 a.m. this morning and conclude at 6 p.m. this evening. among those who will be here mayor de blasio and police commissioner bratton. we should also mention that the holder family met privately with governor cuomo last night in far rockaway. we're live in jamaica queens this morning, dray clark channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. and today's viewing will be held at the greater allen a.m.e cathedral of new york and jamaica, and his funeral is tomorrow afternoon. officer holder will then be buried in his native of guyana. time is 5:06. new this morning, video just released by police showing three men wanted for passing themselves off as police
their way into several bronx apartments. back on october 9th 3:30 in the morning. one of the crooks wore a police shield around his neck. if you could identify any of these men give police a call. in washington house republican leaders have struck a budget deal with the white house. they reached an agreement just before midnight to avert a government shutdown. the deal will also increase the federal debt limit. house speaker john boehner wants a vote tomorrow. also boehner encountered immediate resistance from the tea party members. 5:07. democratic presidential front runner hillary clinton may soon get a somewhat surprising endorsement. mayor bill de blasio will endorse clinton for president by december. the ma mayor was criticized for initially refusing to endorse clinton, even though he managed clinton's 2007 campaign. you're never more than 7
minutes away from weather and traffic. >> we've got skies that are partly cloudy to clear. we're looking at temperatures around 47 degrees. we're looking at a great start to your day. grab a jacket, grab a sweater. we're going to have a light northeast wind coming in. eventually an east wind out coming. it's a big batch of it too. around louisiana and mississippi. that will keep pushing through the ohio valley northward. it will take all day tomorrow to get through the area. today we're looking at 50, by the time we get to 10:00, noontime 53 and 59 this afternoon. a nice fall day. we'll talk about that rain coming up in just a little bit. for you kids at the bus stop this morning, watch out for the shenanigans from the hooligans. >> ah. >> breezy and chilly to start the day today, grab a jacket or a sweater. you will need that. she would normally on a day like today be taking all her stuff for cheerleading practice after school.
>> yes, but since i haven't been a cheerleader in a long time, i'm not going to be taking my cheerleading. >> you can take me out back and show me the hurky. >> especially if you call me grug and make fun of rutgers. lets go right over to a cam remarks the george washington bridge if you are going into the city we industrial have that lower level closed down. this is what you're looking at here is the bqe, and that's not doing too badly. let's go over to our maps. i can tell you once again inbound lower level remains closed down. they haven't quite yet cleared away that construction and our mass transit is doing just fine. street cleaning rules are in effect. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a rapist is on the loose in connecticut. police have released a sketch they want you to see. >> a 7-year-old girl on life support after choking on her
ha police in connecticut hope a sketch will help in their week-old search for a rape suspect. sanford police say that this man sexually assaulted a woman jogging in cove island park on october 16th. the victim says he raped her twice that morning. he's described as about 5-foot 6 with a stocky build and a pot belly. it's 5:12, and this morning a 1st grader from brooklyn is on life support, and the emt who tried to save her life is suspended. it all happened after the 7- year-old apparently choked on her lunch. witnesses say last wednesday she began having trouble inside ps250 in williamsburg. an emt driving by noticed somebody needed help. he went inside.
>> i proceeded with all my gear into the school, i cleared her airway, i did what i had to do to get her to try to breathe again. i told someone to call for backup. >> get this, he was told he was suspended because he rode in a different ambulance when he left the scene. meantime her family says no one has contacted them from the school. the department of education has not commented. it's 5:13. let's get a check on the accuweather forecast with bill evans. >> you know, first thing i want to do this morning is take a look outside. we're going to show you our day today is going to be looking like, a day in which we'll see 59 degrees right at 60 degrees, that high pressure ridge is sliding eastward. i was kind of looking at the winds this morning, they are really calm across much of the area. we're going to be looking at a quiet day today. as we start the day, here we go, going to be looking at temperatures today starting out around 47 degrees, a little warmer than normal for this
time of the year. the humidity 63%. the wind is northeast at 3. all this points to a great day. there are some clouds that are coming up pre-patricia. can you say that heather? >> i'll leave it up to you. >> okay. i'm in big trouble. i'm in big trouble. so anyway, pre-patricia clouds are coming we're looking at 59 degrees. the rain from patricia reaches back to missouri but not to kansas city. should be gone and out of the way by game time. we'll see this rain overspreading us as we go into the day tomorrow. look at the batches of rain coming and the warm air. see the warm front. as the warm front comes north, we'll be seeing this driving the temperatures into the 70s on thursday before this cold front sweeps in behind that. we have periods of rain off and on all day long tomorrow. you'll need your rain gear. the warm front comes up. it warms temperatures into the
behind that sweeps in thursday night and that will drive the temperatures down back to normal levels as we go toward the weekend. mets royals tonight 8:00, kansas city here we come, 56 will be the game time temperature. a couple of sprinkles. we're talking about a 10th of an inch of rain, not a factor for baseball. however, halloween is coming, and for saturday night trick or treating, 5:00 a cool 52 degrees, a creepy 50 by 7:00, and even creepier at 9:00. creepier is how they describe my house on halloween. sunshine and cloudy later this afternoon. 59 degrees, tonight plenty of clouds. it's breezy. weaver talking about the -- we're talking about the wind comes out of the east at 15 to 25 miles an hour. 43 in the suburbs, periods of rain, windy tomorrow, ponding on roadways, 66 degrees. your accuweather seven-day forecast, sunshine returns
thursday. look how warm, 73 degrees, and then friday after the front moves through thursday night we're looking at 60 on friday, and we're looking at cool weather, nice weather for the weekend. all sorts of stuff going on. lots of sunshine, 58 degrees saturday, 63 on sunday. you've got the marathon. we've got halloween, we've got probably three days of world series baseball. this is a very busy weekend. >> the tcs new york city marathon, that is like one of my -- i don't know, that's one of the markers of fall, makes it official. i don't know, just saying. how do you feel about that grug? >> now ken's calling me grug. come on. >> bill made me. >> kim put our name into a welsh blog. >> yes, a welsh blog. that's right. >> heather's is the only one that translates into grug. >> oh, my gosh, what's going on. >> i have to say for the tcs marathon on sunday your best
bet is to use mass transit no matter what you're doing on sunday, even if you're just traveling out to long island from new jersey, grandma. we'll go over our mass transit times. everything at this point is running on or close to schedule. it's a very good idea for sunday and throughout the weekend. subway service on or close to schedule. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. ken and lori over to you. thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a whale watching tour turns deadly off the coast of canada. this morning officials are still puzzled by the tragedy.
e investigators have no easy explanation for what happened to the canadian whale watcher boat that sank sunday afternoon. it was sailing in fair weather off vancouver island carrying 27 people. five british passengers were killed in the sinking, and one person is still missing. >> it's much too early to say what the causes and contributing factors of this accident might be. >> this vessel operated for 20 years with an absolutely perfect safety record. >> because of the ship's 65- foot size, the passengers were not required to wear life vests. time is 5:21, and the death toll from monday's devastating earthquake in pakistan and
afghanistan now past the 300 mark. officials say at least 237 people died in pakistan, about 74 in afghanistan. the quake measured a magnitude 7.5 and the rescue crews are still struggling to reach some remote mountainous areas. the pakistani army using helicopters to lift supplies to hard hit areas. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and bill. >> let's take a look at the radar. tomorrow we've got rain. today we've got a great day, we've got sunshine. look at all this rain down south. this is going to work its way through the ohio valley and continue sliding into the northeast. now kansas city is right there so you see as we're looking at kansas city it's kind of on the back side of all of this. there might be a sprinkle and a shower. the front comes in after the game. it's not going to be much of a factor there. we are going to be looking at a pretty day here today, sunshine, 46 by 8:00, 53 at noon and 59 this afternoon. we'll talk more about that all important weekend forecast coming up in just a moment. it's weather then heather every
7 minutes. how's it going out there? >> a great idea to think about mass transit for the weekend. we're looking at our subway status, subway services on or close to schedule. we also have this accident on the major deegan going southbound, the ramp to the westbound side of the cross bronx expressway. we have an accident, this was originally reported as a disabled vehicle, but it is an accident being cleared. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. over to you. thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, how about your groceries delivered via drone. one major retailer is taking steps to do just that. >> and don't forget channel 7 is your home for the tcs new york city marathon. we're taking you mile by mile introducing you to some of the
on the money this morning, today. >> japan's nikkei closed down 1% while hong kong's hang seng gained a fraction. 17623. nasdaq composite begins slightly higher, s&p 500 opens lower open. and there may soon be something special in the air outside your local wal-mart, try drones. the retail giant has asked the faa for permission to tested unmanned aircraft outside its distribution centers. wal-mart has an eye on using drones to deliver items to customers in store parking lots and eventually their homes. the company is already testing drones inside some stores. one month from today a lot of people going to be on a black friday frenzy. we're already getting a look at delivery demand. the deals in the stores staying closed. >> reena ninan and kendis
gibson have a look at this morning's business headlines. >> topping america's money, black friday one month away and shipping companies are ready. >> fedex will handle 317 million packages before christmas. that's up 12% over last year. the busiest shipping days will be the monday after thanksgiving and the first two mondays in december. >> and the new great big toys"r"us book of awesome is now online. >> it is 96 pages with the hottest toys for black friday and the holiday season. it also includes some coupons and deals that begin on sunday. and sporting goods retailer rei is bowing out of black friday. >> as stores compete for holiday sales, the company closing its doors and giving employees a day off with pay. the co says black friday has gotten out of hand. >> he's encouraging customers and workers to spend time outdoors instead of shopping. >> flag football anyone? >> yeah. sounds good. >> and that's america's money. >> coming up in our next half
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you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and bill. >> a pretty nice start to the day. skies that are clear to partly cloudy, the temperature 47 degrees. grab a jacket and sweater, particularly you get in the suburbs, 17 degrees cooler right there around hanover and hackettstown. 38 there at hackettstown. 32 hopatcong, bridge water is 30 and 30 towards poughkeepsie. when you have a clear sky in spots and a partly cloudy sky and no wind, that temperature drops off. today we will have sunshine. by 7:00 it's 47 still, 53 at lunch and 59 this afternoon. big old wind swept heavy rain coming tomorrow heather. i'll talk about that next. what do you got going on? >> i'm going to talk about this accident in the bronx as you travel on to the deegan the southbound side, the ramp from the southbound side of the deegan getting on to the westbound side of the cross bronx, we have an accident that is being cleared away, and the
now we're going to head over here and talk to you about plans which is running on close to schedule. no major problems as far as our subways go. as you travel to the whitestone bridge, the whitestone bridge coming towards us, that's traffic going into queens, not a bad ride for you. if you are going up into the bronx, it looks like you have a pretty good ride there as well. our street cleaning rules are in effect. ken and lori over to you. thank you so much. today is the day the mets are in kansas or in missouri, actually gearing up -- they're in kansas city, missouri gearing up for the first game of the world series, get my geography straight. fans who couldn't make it to kansas city had the chance to attend one of the hometown rallies in queens and long island while sporting anchor rob powers got a lay of the land there. >> game time approaches later on today this place will be packed with baseball fans, october baseball is special baseball. itst that time of year.
>> in october you see the world series, and, you know, you always kind of imagine yourself being there. to be able to make it is very exciting. >> exciting for everybody. this doesn't happen every day. the mets haven't been to a world series since 2000, haven't won one since 1986. >> i was 5 years old. i hadn't even started playing organized baseball yet. i think i had a wiffle ball. >> and the mets are having fun. it's being hammered home, too, enjoy this moment. it could be another 15 years before the mets are back. >> take a deep breath and say you know what, it's the world series, and the new york mets have made it to the world series, and that's not our end game. now that we're here we're going to do everything question to win this. >> it's the ultimate, when you're a manager or a player, it's hard to get here, so you've got to have some fun with it. as pressure packed as it may
and we're going to enjoy it. >> game 1 of the world series from kansas city, it's the mets, it's the royals and we've got you covered. in kansas city rob powers channel 7 eyewitness news. >> and royals fans are ready to host the world series for the second straight season. this year's clash has created mixed emotions for one pizza maker. james father moved his family to kc from new york city in the 70s. now his loyalties are being tested. >> well, i've been here most of my life, but you know, i still have a little heart for new york. i think it's going to be a really tough battle. >> come on, once a new yorker always a new yorker. avaludo says he's lived in that area about 10 miles away from royal's home stadium since he was 5. he's hoping the royals win but he thinks this series is going to go all seven games. >> there's no shortage of celebrations here in the city, and eyewitness news reporter kala rama continues our coverage from citi field.
kala. >> reporter: yeah, later on today at citi field we're going to get a sneak peek of the world series logo that will be painted right on the field, something fans haven't seen all in preparations for the games that will be held later this week. fans have been turning out in droves really decked out in their best blue and orange gear wearing their mets pride on their sleeves at rallies across new york. preparing for game 1, 1200 miles away, fans in queens scored mets swag and got to meet former players. in minneola fans of all ages told eyewitness news they've been waiting long enough to see their team win big. >> i'm really excited, and i hope they win. >> how long have you been a mets fan? >> my whole life. >> and how old are you. >> nine. nine years. >> that is a long time. so you've really suffered for
this. >> yes, i've been hoping for this for my whole life. >> can that kid be any cuter telling us that he's suffered for this. a lot of fans have been feeling the same way. they want to see the mets pull this out. first pitch for game 1, 8:07 tonight. >> he's adorable. thank you kala. >> our coverage of the mets world series run continues all day on air and online, and we'll get a live report from kansas city at 6:00. >> shifting gears to a developing story happening in new jersey, a deadly shooting a at gas station in irvington. investigators believe the 57- year-old victim was a worker at the getty station on steveson avenue. overnight we learned the item of a teenager killed in a suspected began shooting. >> 16-year-old amare henkins of queens was gunned down at
flatbush. an 18-year-old was shot in the ankle. witnesses say the shooting started after some sort of argument between two groups of young people. >> they started fighting and there was like ten gunshots. it started in front of mcdonald's and ended over here. >> no arrests have been made and brooklyn borough president is holding an 8 a.m. news conference to address gun violence in the community. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. we kick it off with meteorologist bill evans and the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> let's go outside. here's our camera at 4 times square looking south all the way down you can see the verrazano narrows bridge and beyond that the statute of liberty, it's cool, it's crisp. the temperature is 47 degrees, and it's going to warm up nicely today into the upper 50s and close to our normal high of 60 degrees.
with sunshine 53, 59 by 3:00 today, rain will be coming in this time tomorrow. we'll talk about that. then we've got 70s. then we've got a cooldown. we've got the weekend, a lot of important stuff going on around here. we'll talk about that in the accuweather seven-day forecast. heather's looking at your commute. that's important too. it's going to be a mess around here this weekend. >> yes, it is. we have mass transit that will take you to citi field and points along the area for the tcs marathon. let's look at long island railroad. all lines running on or close. same situation with new jersey transit. just have some track work on metro north new haven branch. subway service is running on or close to schedule. you have the deegan heading southbound, that ramp to the westbound side of the cross bronx. you have minor delays at the george washington bridge, lincoln and holland they are doing just fine. if you are going on to route 17, this is an ongoing construction project. route 17 both ways between century road and midland avenue. there is construction. there are two lanes closed down
at this point during the overnight they usually block all lanes. fdr drive northbound 106th street to the rfk try borough bridge, you'll find two lanes closed down for construction. the bqe down into the manhattan bridge we had some police activity. that accident has been cleared away, and that police activity cleared. brooklyn bridge remains closed until 6 a.m. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken and lori over to you. >> heather thank you, and still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, shocking video this morning of a school resource officer taking down a student right in the middle of class. what triggered the arrest and did the officer go too far. >> also ahead, the community
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new video going viral of a violent classroom confrontation between a police officer and a high school student. it shows a school resource officer forcing a female student of a desk, then dragging her out of class. it happened yesterday in south carolina after the student refused repeated orders to get up and leave class. the deputy is now on administrative leave pending an investigation. sheriff officials say that the girl was taken into custody for resisting arrest. >> what we saw was just a tidbit of what that video shows. of course we're going to look at what happened that led up to it and then what happened afterwards. >> the resource officer is on administrative leave pending investigation. sheriff's officials say that girl was taken in for resisting arrest. a new travel ban on electronic cigarettes in checked luggage. e-cigarettes no longer will be allowed in bags headed for the bellies of airplanes.
the federal government making this new ruling following fires sparked by the battery powered devices. passengers will still be allowed to bring them in their carry on bags but of course they cannot use them during flights. president obama's my brother's keeper initiative to help support boys and young men of color is becoming a reality in westchester county. the city of new rochelle and its school district announced its new program. yesterday the high school auditorium was filled with people wanting more information. organizers say they have signed up more than 100 local groups to join the effort. 5:42, meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> we've got a beautiful morning outside as we look from our camera here on the roof over towards the chrysler building. a really pretty morning which we'll have lot of sunshine at sunrise which is just after 7:00. midtown looking good here, the temperature 47 degrees, the humidity is dry. the winds are northeast at 3. the pressure has been rising 30.53 is where the barometer
is, strong high pressure over us giving us fair weather. normal high of 60. we'll get close to that today. sub's officially up at 7:20. a beautiful sunrise, a cloudy sunset. fading sun behind those clouds and 50s. wind swept soaking rains, 1 to 2 inches of much needed rain coming our way. a warm thursday, then a cool, dry fall weekend coming up. nice fall weather for the fall classic. around hopatcong it's 32. 33 towards pike county in pennsylvania. 38 around hackettstown. and 30 around poughkeepsie and 42 around bridgeport connecticut, 37 long island to 40 out towards montauk. we are looking at very nice weather this morning, just a light wind coming in out of the northeast, eventually going east, southeast with a few clouds. this is kind of holding off the clouds because we're seeing more of this big batch of rain coming up from patricia across the southern states, all this moisture cutting into the ohio valley. that's going to spread to us
starting tomorrow morning. you'll need your rain gear, the rain is going to start in the morning. we'll be seeing clouds increasing this evening, and then rain starting and getting going about 8, 9:00 to noontime. heaviest from noontime into the evening commute. very heavy rain into the evening commute and then we clear out overnight wednesday and this warm air really surges up on thursday and makes it very warm, temperatures into the 70s. we'll cool down as we get to friday. after school today kiddos, we're at 59 degrees, some sun fading behind clouds. after school sports, practice, going to be a nice day for that. tomorrow if you've got a game, my daughter sarah has a field hockey game tomorrow. they'll be playing in boats. i don't know how they do that. they say they're going to play this boats. mets royals in kansas city, missouri. we'll have rain pretty much a
it will be gone by game time. in the show me state we'll be looking at halloween looking good, cool and crispy. won't need the coats over the costumes. cloudy later today. tomorrow it's 66 degrees, and we've got rain off and on all day long. that rain gets out of the way on wednesday night. it's 73 on thursday, cools down and gives us some great fall weather just in time for the fall classic on friday. >> that's nice. we like the fall classic. >> mm-hmm. [ laughter ] >> let's commute now. >> he doesn't even know where he is. >> i have to say there's something you will not like, and that's if you are heading out the door and going to the deegan because of this delay that you're going to encounter. check that out, traffic is barely moving southbound side of the deegan. the george washington bridge is
we'll head to our maps. it's the deegan southbound, the ramp to the westbound side of the cross bronx expressway, you have an accident still being cleared away. long island railroad, new jersey transit doing okay. metro north, new haven line don't forget about ongoing track work. subway service on or close to schedule. if you're going on to route 17 heading through paramus, 17 both ways between century road and midland avenue. you're going to find that ongoing construction. that should be cleared away by 6 a.m. we did have all lanes closed down but now it's one lane is closed or two lanes closed down both ways. fdr northbound into the rfk triborough bridge, a couple of lanes closed for construction. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken and lori over to you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a group of 20 children were on their way to school but their ride didn't quite get there before they had to be rescued by sheriff's deputies.
children. have you seen gisella? abc7 and your tri-state ford dealers thank you for helping protect our children. new this morning, a deli on manhattan's east side nearly became a drive through when a taxi slammed into its front doors. it was far worse for two other cars that then hit each other head on in the same intersection. they appeared to be totaled. the cabbie was okay, but one driver of a car is hospitalized in serious condition. the other driver's in custody on suspicion of dwi. a louisiana school bus driver learns a valuable lesson. don't try to drive on severely flooded roads.
these pictures show children shortly after they were rescued from a stranded school bus outside of baton rouge. deputies say that the bus stalled as driver tried to navigate the flooded roadway. the driver waded through the water and then knocked on a local woman's door looking for help. >> i asked if there were any kids on the bus, and she said there were. i'm thinking, you know, is anybody with them, and she said no. >> all 20 children aboard the bus are okay. a tree trimmer is safe after getting trapped inside a 25-foot palm tree. the tree trimmer had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck under palm fronds. at one point nearly all the palm fronds fell away leaving the man dangling. look at this. firefighters lowered him to the ground with a cable. he is very lucky he did not get seriously hurt. a suspect a bank robbery was taken down by bean bag
bullets and it was all caught on camera. police surrounded the man as he tried to make a get away yesterday outside a bank in downtown los angeles. the suspect started tossing cash out of a bag just before police shot him with non-lethal force. attorneys for the accused arizona freeway shooter say he has an alibi. leslie merit junior appeared in a court hearing in phoenix. his lawyers say they have witnesses proving he is not the shooter. they plan to argue for his release during a hearing next month. prosecutors say ballistics connect merit to four of the eleven attacks. >> still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, why loading up on your fruits and veggies while you're young could pay off big time in adulthood.
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thank you for joining us. happy tuesday. 5:54. look at this rain taking up the ohio valley, the southeast, coming up the mid-mississippi valley. this rain will be coming to us tomorrow. 37 around new city -- i almost said kansas city [ laughter ] >> now it's on everybody's brain. what we should do is order us some kansas city barbecue is what we should do. they have one of the best places in the world there, all the presidents go there, 37 around islip, we have a little light wind today. we're looking at lunchtime 53 degrees, 59 this afternoon before that rain gets here tomorrow. we'll talk more about that in just a moment. barbecue sounds good. >> it sounds really good. >> we've been up since yesterday. we're good. >> let's go right over to our camera and show you how things are looking as you travel across the george washington bridge.
city you can see that the upper level is heavy across the span getting over to the bronx. lower level a better bet. let's go over to our maps, we have this problem on the bqe southwest on the kosciuszko bridge, that's an accident. delays back to the l.i.e. and we do head on the deegan. that earlier accident has been cleared away. subway service is running on or close, and we look okay with our mass transit times. metro north new haven branch with that track work. at 5:55 leah remini is speaking out about sciencetology. she was raised a signtologist but left the church two years ago.
is set for release next month. you can watch leah remini's interview on 20/20 this friday night. fruits and vegetables seem to have a long-term positive impact. researchers at the minneapolis institute asked 2500 people about their eating habits in their 20s. ct scans followed the people who ate the most fruit asks veggies when they were younger were 26% less likely to have significant plaque in their arteries. >> makes sense. >> 5:56. and just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the public show of support and appreciation for the nypd and the men and women who dedicate their lives to our community. thousands of people are expected at the wake of police officer randolph holder today. >> 5:56 and so much excitement. we're just hours away from the first game of the world series. mets versus royals. and we are live in kansas city
with the met's first appearance in the fall classic in 15 years. we have team coverage. >> that's kansas city, missouri, lori right? >> correctamundo. >> and how will the weather be for the start of that world series in kansas city missouri. meteorologist bill evans has the exclusive accuweather forecast.
this is new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news with lori stokes, and ken rosato, heather o'rourke with traffic and bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now eyewitness news this morning. good morning, it's 6:00. it will be an emotional show of support today for the nypd officer killed in the line of