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of a deadly fire in the bronx. >> new details in a deadly shooting outside a nightclub. this morning the suspect is tied to another violent crime more than a year ago. >> and putting the final touches on citi field before the mets suit up tonight. game 3 of the world series just hours away. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. it is friday october 30th, and you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> seems like things are flowing well this morning. we've got cool, crisp weather, temperatures in the 50s. the temperature this hour starting out 6:00, 51 degrees. it's still dropping ask the winds are out of the west at about 15 to 18 miles an hour. 48 around poughkeepsie and up towards newburgh. 50 bridgeport, 47 islip. all of these have dropped a degree or 2. montauk a warm spot out there. we're looking at 56 by noon. it warms back up to 60 this afternoon. it's a perfect fall day. this is what it should feel like. we'll talk about baseball tonight, halloween tomorrow,
marathon sunday, all that and your accuweather forecast. heather's looking at your commute. >> i will tell you how things looking as you travel through brooklyn on the bqe southwest. look at that delay coming here all the way down into the brooklyn bridge. we have debris spill. i don't know how the debris spill occurred. we're going to keep you posted on that. once you pass the brooklyn bridge you have more delays. construction cleared northbound at the brooklyn bridge, now a debris spill southwest at the brooklyn bridge. we're also taking a look at the bruckner where we still have an accident north. two lanes are closed down as a result. long island railroad doing okay. new jersey transit no major problems. i did get word there's something happening with the r trains. street cleaning rules are in effect. 6:01. developing this morning, we're working to learn the name of the man found dead inside a burning building overnight. his body was found inside the building on weeks avenue in the mount hope section. eyewitness news reporter dray
clark is there live. dray. >> reporter: good morning members of the nypd crime scene unit are inside the apartment where the fire happened. police still have not released the name of the elderly man who lived inside the apartment and later died. the first call for help came just after 8:00 last night here on the 1700 block of weeks avenue. firefighters say when they arrived at the apartment and rushed inside they came up against heavy smoke. they found the elderly victim lying in the middle of the living room floor suffering with several serious burns and also he was in full cardiac arrest. despite efforts he was later pronounced dead at the hospital. firefighters were successful in stopping the fire from spreading throughout the three- story building. >> damage is extensive on the first floor but the first floor only. the fire did not extend to the floors above. it was really confined to the first floor living room where we found the victim.
>> reporter: still a neighbor ho lives next door did suffer smoke inhalation. members of the crime scene unit are still here going throughout that apartment, going through the damage trying to figure out a cause. the fire marshal was also here. he left a short time ago. weaver still waiting to hear the cause and also waiting to learn the name of the victim who died last night. we're live in the bronx this morning, dray clark channel 7 eyewitness news. dray thank you. it's 6:03. new this morning, police say the suspect in a deadly shooting outside a bronx strip club has been caught. nearly 150 miles away. garrett warren was arrested in ask nebraska key. police say he was captured while hiding out in a house. he's charged with the murder of jose feliciano. police have also tied warren to a non-fatal shooting in the bronx last year. . 6:03, the mets are hoping for more treats and fewer
as the world series opens its first ever game at citi field. >> so far this series has brought nothing but bad news. a five-hour marathon tuesday night followed by a royal route in kansas city, and now the mets are down two games to none, and without a win tonight they're really going to be inen trouble. kala rama live at citi field where game 3 will get underway. >> game 3 kicks off at 8:00 tonight. i've been inside citi field. the field is in the best shape possible. it is ready to go. tonight's game will for sure be a nail biter. fans are anxious to see how this is going to go, especially after that 14 inning game 1 and game 2's letdown in kansas city. tonight mayor de blasio will be in the house. get this, de blasio is actually a self-professed boston red sox fan.
his home team was baiten in the 1986 -- beaten in the 1986 world series by the mets. >> everybody take a chill pill. being down two games to nothing is not a big deal. coming home to the roman coliseum like citi field where there's incredible support, met's lineup is outstanding. >> reporter: if you are headed out to citi field tonight you want to listen to heather's advice and the mets advice and take mass transit. and get here early. there will be enhanced security getting into the field. live in queens, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> watch for live reports all day on eyewitness news as the mets take on the royals in game 3 of the world series, and we have a special section with everything mets at abc7ny. and new this morning, the senate has passed a federal budget heading off a default and a possible government shotdown.
this morning. the vote was 64 35. it passed despite the hour-long filibuster by kentucky senator rand paul. the house passed a deal earlier this week. it heads to president obama for final parole and today is house speaker john boehner's last day on capitol hill. he's officially retiring today. the republican says he is proud of his record which includesboro serving the bush era tax cuts and reducing government spending. he also says he's stepping down with no regrets 6:06, vice president joe biden sat down with democratic presidential hopeful bernie sanders for a private meeting. the two talked one on one for an hour at the naval observatory. the meeting was set up after biden announced he will not run for president in 2016. the two discussed campaign finance reform and a free education plan you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill
evans >> we take a look from our camera in astoria looking south. we've got a great morning. camera bouncing around a little bit. a little wind out there, 8 to 18 miles an hour wind out of the west, northwest. cool air pouring in out of canada. it's a brand new air mass, clear air, brand new fall-like conditions. temperatures, exclusive, west, northwest winds back to the great lakes. we're looking at sunshine, 46 to 49 degrees by the time we get to 8:00 noontime temperature's 55, 60 this afternoon. yes, that's going to feel a lot cooler than yesterday's high of 73. but 60 is our normal high temperature for this time of the year. once we get to sunset it starts to cool off tonight. drops down to 52 first pitch temperature tonight 8:00. here's the huckleberry alert this morning. they're all dressed beautifully and warm. >> nice. >> dress your kiddos warmly at the bus stop. it will be around 49 degrees warming to 60. we'll talk about the rest of the weekend, halloween, marathon baseball in your accuweather forecast.
>> i want to show you a traffic camera and show you the bqe as you head northeast. that's the headlights getting into the brooklyn bridge. let's head to our maps and tell you where we have an incident. it's the bqe southwest at the brooklyn bridge. you have delays going along with that. earlier accident on the bruckner north at the hunts point drawbridge that accident has been cleared away. r trains track maintenance at 77th street. you can expect delays in both directions. long island railroad is doing okay. metro north is on or close. new jersey transit, path trains. if you are heading to citi field you've heard kala rama and i say all morning long the 7 train will get you there, long island railroad from penn station woodside and the port washington branch: thank you. new video this morning of an explosive fire at a busy airport. passengers sliding from the emergency exits as black smoke billows into the sky. what cause the panic on the runway
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to contain flames burning through a recycling plant in southern california. the fire broke out yesterday in south los angeles. firefighters spent hours battling the fire as smoke poured out of a plant. the los angeles department of water and power was called to the scene because power lines were brought down by the firefight. surveillance images out this morning of two suspectings wanted for an apparent random shooting in harlem. now both suspects are sitting on a single dirt bike. police say they and another man on a different dirt bike approached the victim tuesday afternoon. one shot was fired. the bullet grazed 49-year-old ralph benjamin's head. in connecticut, and we're seeing new video of a shooting that killed a teenager. you can see the 17-year-old boy walking toward the back of a house at madison avenue and frank street in bridgeport connecticut last month. then a few minutes later three suspects are seen running toward him pulling out guns.
times and taken to the hospital where he died. if you have any information about this crime, call bridgeport police. 6:13, mayor de blasio is kicking off his reelection campaign and critics are making their voices heard. cell phone video showing protestors making their way into a midtown fundraiser. they are not the only ones fighting against a second term for mayor de blasio. >> the mayor is a fogressive, he's betrayed his base and so many of the people who voted for him. we want to talk about the policies he's been pushing in hour communities that are no different than what michael bloomberg or rudy giuliani proposed. >> 45% of the voters approve of the mayor's time in office. 46% disapprove. 42% think he does deserve to be reelected. 48% say he does not. time to get a check on the
accuweather forecast. >> yes, meteorologist bill evans outside the studios with spooky guest in his arms. >> yes, well i found princess leia here just hanging out. everybody's dressing up their pet for halloween, so sandy wanted to be princess leia. >> nice. >> a company gal she is. >> yes. >> here's your weather for the day today. it kind of looks like i have my hand up her become. she should be talking right. >> , yes. >> here's a look outside this morning. we're going to have a beautiful sunrise after 7:00 on this friday as we get into what's going to be a really busy weekend, a lot going on. we have -- tonight we've got baseball. then we're going to be looking at halloween. 51 degrees right now. we're looking at a morning where the temperatures are in the low 50s and still dropping actually. we'll drop into the upper by the time we get to sunrise which is just after 7:00. we've got this northwest wind
hanging around for a while. it will slowly diminish as we get into tonight. now it's about 8 to 18-mile an hour winds coming from the northwest. we've got clear skies back to the great lakes. it's going to be a really nice day today and tomorrow, much of sunday. that next system is in the northern plains. that will bring us some clouds on sunday. we're looking at the bus stop kiddos after school, great fall weather. sarah evans has a field hockey game. friday night football, all that kind of stuff, breezy and chilly later on today. 60 degrees as we go into this afternoon, we're looking at 56 for tomorrow, great weather on saturday. great for trick or treating, it's not going to be all that chilly. the wind dies down. you have to put a coat over the costume. what we're going to be looking at is nice weather all three days really for baseball. if we get a third day on sunday, we're looking the really good. to start that three-game series
that will be a nice evening at citi field. now we're looking at 51 trick or treat evening once we get to sunset it will be dropping into the upper 40s, dash in and out of the billions and through the -- buildings and through the neighborhoods. tonight a clear, chilly night, 20s and 30s in the suburbs north and west. cloudy skies on sunday with some breaks of sun. the temperature is 63 degrees. we're going to be looking at 66 on monday and a gorgeous beautiful day on tuesday. look at that 70 by wednesday. princess leia says may the halloween. >> thank you princess. >> she's so chill. >> oh, thank you. [ laughter ] >> check in with heather. out of this. >> you're such a good girl. >> she just looks so stressed out doesn't she? >> let's go over to our subway
what's happening with the r trains, track maintenance at 77th street. you can expect delays in both directions. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit doing fine. bqe heading southwest getting into the brooklyn bridge. we have a debris spill, heading to citi field use the 7 train or you can use long island railroad from penn decision from woodside or the port washington branch, and we're also checking out what's happening as you head on to 684 and brewster south from exits 9 to 8, an accident, police, fire department all responding to the scene. and then going over here on to route 202 in mahwah still closed down between the new york state line and ramapo avenue. that's a road surface collapse. again, we have all lanes close down and that is in both directions. 10 minutes inbound to the george washington bridge. upper level still a bit slow. the lincoln tunnel is a 10 minute delay. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. again, if you are going to citi field tonight, mass transit is
your best option. lori and ken over to you. thank you very much heather. it is 6:18. apple is expanding its retail reach to the middle east. >> and the next frontier for drones may not be in the sky. here's abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson. >> apple is expanding. the tech giant has opened its first two apple stores in the arab world. both are in the united arab emirates. >> the stores carry all of apple's products and give the company a better chance to sell high end apple watches. facebook has a new way to display advertising to its users. it's called side show, but chances are you will not see it in your news feed. >> it's intended for facebook users in developing countries who may have slow internet connections, a series of still pictures need less bandwidth to load. trident is a remote controlled underwater game
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wall street is looking to finish the week in the green with futures pointing to a higher open, the dow jones starts at 17755, and the nasdaq composite and s&p 500 also begin lower. overnight, japan's nikkei added 1%. hong kong's hang seng lost that same amount. macy's will celebrate thanksgiving by opening right at dinner time for the third year in a row stores will open at 6:00 thursday to kick off the black friday deals. several other stores are
opening their doors on thanksgiving to give sales a boost. some retailers are fighting back against black friday like sporting good store rei which will remain closed the day after thanksgiving. if you weren't able to get tickets to see the premier of the new star wars movie, you could just get tickets to fly to france. air france is offering a flight and cinema deal, which will give travelers flying to paris a chance to see an advanced screening of star wars, the force awakens. the trip costs upwards of $1300, but the travel gives fans a chance to feel like they're in a galaxy far, far away. >> very cool. 6:23. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> today we start out with temperatures as you see here in the 50s. about 50, 51 degrees, and over toward newark and around elizabeth new jersey, 50, staten island, about 52. look at that wind west at 7 to 25 miles an hour at laguardia.
there. today we're looking at temperatures at normal numbers so you need jackets and sweaters and scarves. the wind dies down. it should feel pretty nice and the bus stop 49 this morning, warmly. just like those huckleberries that you see at the bus stop. here is the leader of the transit huckleberries. >> that's me. >> heather's looking at your commute. >> as we go over to our subway status we still have track work near 77th street. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit on or close to schedule. 684 between exits 9 and 8 in brewster, we understand a truck reportedly hit a bicyclist so the fuel tank ruptured. we have fire department heading to the scene, police heading over to the scene, and then we're also taking a look at the bqe southwest getting into the brooklyn bridge. that's a debris spill being
cleared away, and then we have news copter 7 up with us this morning. john del giorno is over the george washington bridge. how are things looking john? >> and good morning, heather. we are up over the george washington bridge and we've got what we would consider an average delay for this time of the morning inbound at the george. right in the center of your screen going into the toll plaza that's the upper level delay, a 5 to 10 minute delay. nothing out of the ordinary there. let me show you the option is to head to the lower level. tolls. it's like less than 5 minutes. then you've got a decent ride across the span and into the bronx. we're live over the george washington bridge, john del giorno channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. and ahead in our next half hour, new information on a desperate man hunt for an accused cop shooter. police face off with the suspect leading to a deadly shootout. >> a drone flying near kennedy airport, the faa now trying to figure out where it came from. >> and we're going to take you live to citi field where the
3 of the world series. can they pull off a win. >> and channel 7 is your home for the tcs new york marathon. >> and this week we're taking you mile by mile introducing you to some of the new yorkers you're going to find along the course. >> this is mile 10, we're here in williamsburg, you heard the story of tree rolls in brooklyn, here we are. >> the 2015tcs new york city marathon is this sunday.
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rookie pitcher at citi field. noah syndergaard wasn't even alive when the mets won their last world series. the pressure is on for the young right-hander. >> good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. thanks for starting your morning with us. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans. >> we're going to have a beautiful sunrise as we head toward that, it's just about 7:24 is sunrise. dawn is going to be gorgeous. cool, crisp, your temperature is 51 degrees, your 6 a.m. temperature. it will get cooler next hour probably into the upper 40s. we're looking at temperatures right now, 52 cambria heights. 48 staten island, 50 newark, 49 white plains, across the hudson over to rocklin county by new city, about 49 then, 48 in poughkeepsie. 50 at 10:00, noontime 54 and 60 this afternoon. a great tall day. however, much cooler than yesterday. we'll finish up with the rest of the weekend, baseball tonight, halloween tomorrow, baseball the marathon on sunday. all that coming up in your accuweather seven-day forecast.
heather's looking at your commute. happy friday to you. >> happy friday to you. news copter 7 up above the bronx. we had an accident on the northbound side near the drawbridge. we were told this accident is cleared away. this is why we have news copter 7. you can still see we have some accident activity on the bruckner expressway on to the northbound side. lets go to our maps and talk about our subway status, the r trains track work near 77th street. you can expect delays in both directions. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit all doing just fine. this is a pretty big accident for us, 684 going south between exits 9 and 8. this is an accident involving a truck and bicyclist. we understand that the fuel tank ruptured when the truck hit the bicycle. so we have police, fire all heading to the scene. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. thank you. and developing right now, in the bronx one man is dead after flames burned through an apartment. that fire broke out just after
floor of the building on weeks avenue. firefighters man unconscious in the living room of the apartment where that fire started. he died at the hospital. another resident in the building is being treated for smoke inhalation, and is this a live look at the scene in mount hope where investigators are searching for the cause of the fire. you're got to believe the mets have not given up their quest for their first world series championship in almost 20 years. >> game 3 will bring the mets and royals to citi field for a game 3, and they're going to need a comeback. >> hopefully there's one man who could save the day. rookie noah syndergaard affectionately known as authority, the mets tweeted he is ready -- as thor, the mets tweeted he is ready to bring the thunder tonight. kala rama is live at citi field. >> reporter: that's what the fans want to see. the world series scene has shifted. it's here at home. the mets will be playing in
and that will be the first step in a comeback towards kansas city. citi field is decked out. noah syndergaard has the job of starting the mets on their climb out of an 0-2 hole. the rookie says it's just another challenge in a season that has been full of them. >> part of the reason our team has had so much success is being able to handle the resiliency and come together as a team and overcome. >> we're down but we're not out, and we fought back so many times this year that this is just another challenge that we have to meet and so far we've met them all. >> reporter: a little bit of a bad rap for new yorker billy joel. he'll be singing the national anthem at game 3. the past two times he sung before a game the mets have lost. joel did the anthem at game 2 in 1986 when the mets lost to the red sox and again in 2000 when the yankees beat the mets. we're hoping this ill omen does
game 3 kicks off at 8:07 tonight. rama. let's go mets. if you're heading to the game or wherever you're watching tonight, be sure to share your abc7ny. an investigation underway this morning after the pilot of a jumbo jet spotted a drone while airport. >> it was going roughly towards the west and it was about i would say difficult to tell the size of the thing, but about 300 feet above us and it was black and sort of well it looked like one of those things with the four propellers on each corner. >> british airways flight from london was over floral park in nassau county when the crew spotted the aircraft. they're investigating the sighting which is one of more than three dozen in the air space of jfk over the last year. incredible new video of a
tarmac of fort lauderdale's international airport. the dynamic airwayings flight was just about to take off when an engine caught fire. passengers had to jump down emergency chutes to escape the flames believed to be caused by a fuel leak. 17 people got hurt, one suffering serious burns. >> i heard a loud bang, turned around, saw the lights, saw flames, ran to the front of the aircraft. he opened the door, let the chute out. the chute opened to the sides where the flames were. >> investigators are now trying to pinpoint exactly where that leak originated. happening today in a nation prepares to say good-bye to a hero. a vigil is being held tonight for detective randolph holder in his native of guyana. holder's body arrived at the airport in the south american nation a few hours ago. detective holder's casket was accompanied by a detail from the nypd. he was shot to death ten days
detective holder will be buried tomorrow. mayor de blasio and the city's first lady will get in the halloween spirit as they welcome hundreds of children to their home. gracie mansion halloween party starts tonight at 5:00. it includes face painting and story telling, also magic show as well as some creative costumes from the mayor and shirleen mccray. last year they dressed as characters inspired by greek mythology. >> sounds like a fun time. let's crash the party. >> okay. it's for kids. [ laughter ] >> you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. here's bill. >> it's going to be sunshine and beautiful weather. a great sunrise as we look from our camera all the way out to the east looking absolute rigor juice from the roof. 51 degrees now, 51 to 49 next hour as we head towards sunrise at 7:24. we have clear skies and a west, northwest wind. this is all the way back to the
great lakes. that system that could affect us with clouds on sunday could be right here. it looks like the rain holds off until sunday night. the marathon's dry and probably a little warmer. we're looking at 51 by 10:00, 59 at 2:00 and 60 this afternoon, cooling really quick after sunset, down to 52 by 8:00. for baseball, for kids after school, a little chilly. we start at 46 and we get to 56 later on. heather's looking at your commute. speaking of commute and that good stuff. >> yeah, that's what i do. we are going to -- first i want to tell you that accident on the bruckner was cleared northbound at the hunts point drawbridge. you are still going to find a residual delay. let's go to our maps, and i can tell you that the r trains, track work near 77th street, so you can expect delays in both directions. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit, all checking in and they are on time. so that's some good news for you. now as you head over here and you go up on to route 202 in
mahwah, both ways between the new york state line and ramapo avenue, it's a road surface collapse. as a result all lanes are closed in both directions. as you go through brewster, 684 south between exits 9 and 8 this is an accident involving a truck with a ruptured fuel tank, police, fire department, they are all on the scene there. going on to the bqe southwest getting into the brooklyn bridge, that earlier debris spill i was telling you about, that has been cleared. if you're heading to citi field, use the 7 train or long island railroad or you can use the port washington branch to get yourself to citi field. street cleaning rules are in effect effect. halloween, the telltale piece of evidence police to their suspect. >> and a couple pulled from a burning car in the bronx, who stopped to save them. >> new details on a man hunt overnight and the suspect accused of opening fire on cops.
shooting at a police officer and a state trooper. authorities caught up with him early this morning just north of the tennessee border. shots were fired near the town of burkesville. cook was pronounced dead at the scene. his two associates were arrested yesterday. members of the military are collecting equipment. the equipment and debris left behind in a pennsylvania field after surveillance broke free. police used shotguns at a plate blimp where it grounded itself after a 150-mile journey from a maryland base. electronics on board were removed from the site. the military says will continue to remove that debris today: a water main break at the 2nd avenue subway construction site created literally a geyser on the upper east side. the water was shooting into the air at 84th street and 2nd avenue. several billions along a two- block stretch were without water for hours. a fitting on a replacement water main failed. good morning america is
coming up next. let's check in with robin roberts live in time square. happy friday. >> happy friday and happy halloween eve to you lori. >> same to you. >> we have that man hunt for a career criminal ending if gunfire. fugitive floyd ray cook shot and killed in rural kentucky last night. cook's nephew spoke out to abc's affiliate in lexington claiming his uncle is not a bad man. the latest on this breaking story coming up. >> panic on the tarmac, that plane carrying over 100 people burst into flames moments before takeoff. nearly two dozen injured in the incident causing the airport to shut down for hours. we'll have more on this terrifying story live from florida. it's all coming up next on gma and i'll just give you a little hint about my costume. >> yes, i was wondering. >> you want a hint? >> yes. >> okay. here it goes, bye felicia.
>> ohhh [ laughter ] >> we are definitely tuning in. anyway. 6:44. forecast. >> let's check in with bill. >> i'm going to be looking for that. cart. isn't it scary? >> yes. that's every day. here's what's going on. your weather for this weekend, it's a very busy weekend, on. let's take a look outside. we're headed towards dawn, a beautiful morning, we've got clear skies, a brand new air mass in place. high pressure's going to give us a beautiful day. the humidity is dry, the temperature 51, and we've got winds that will continue to be out of the west at 8 to 18 miles an hour. the rainfall yesterday an inch and a half and mow which will be gorgeous and sunset will be beautiful. yesterday's warm breeze is now a chilly breeze this morning. we're going to have a normal day today of 60 degrees. it will be dry tomorrow and it
a shower might come in but that's late sunday night. low 50s around the five boroughs this morning. 40s north and west. these numbers are still a little warmer than normal for this time of the year. we have a west to northwest wind wind. it's going to be cooler tonight and a cool day tomorrow. next system to affect us is in the northern plains of canada. tomorrow just a mixture of sun and clouds. sunday more clouds kind of roll in. we'll be looking at a cloudy day sunday but a dry day. you see we don't get a shot of rain until midnight. if you're finishing the marathon at midnight you're going to get wet. a couple of lows. one around international falls. both slide eastward and give us clouds. as the front comes through it squeezes a front in between. the front goes through almost dry. at the bus stop today kids, after school, very nice. you've got after school sports, football practice, friday night football, all that kind of stuff, sarah evans big field hockey game.
lets get it on after school. the make sure you wear another layer and stay warm. 60 will be the temperature this afternoon. tomorrow it's a little cooler. we're at about 56. wear the costumes without the coat kiddos. it will be great for halloween. baseball first pitch temperature tonight 52 degrees. a northwest wind. daniel murphy that's your win blowing out to right field at citi field. halloween looks great, 61 degrees at trick or treat time. saturday night into sunday set your clocks back an hour. it's fall back the last sunday in october or you'll be -- you'll be on time for everything on sunday if you don't set your clock back. we're looking at 60 degrees today with sunshine. tonight we're going to be looking at a cool night. it drops to 43 overnight and 33 in the suburbs. we've got 56 with sunshine tomorrow, a little cooler than normal. it's going to be above normal on sunday. marathon temperatures should be about 50 to 52 degrees when they take the first steps and fire the canon at fort
look at next week up to 70 by wednesday. ooh. have a great weekend, be safe, dress warm but be sure and watch out for the trick or treaters in the streets, the neighborhoods and suburbs saturday night. >> okay. got it. >> have a great weekend. >> over to heather checking the commute. >> i'm going to put glow sticking all over my kids' bodies. we have late running construction as you travel through queens. news copter 7 up above. we're going to check in once again with john del giorno. >> reporter: and here we see some of those folks working heather. this is on the long island expressway eastbound on the service road right in the fairgrounds. it looks like they're putting some jersey dividers into place. they were working on the area between the service road and the main line. here's the big deal, though. there's only one lane open on the eastbound service road, so as you exit the l.i.e. eastbound for the grand central, you've got only one lane there, and take a look at all these headlights.
this is a big delay if you're doing the reverse commute coming away from manhattan and traveling eastbound through queens this morning, that's on the l.i.e. absolutely use the grand central as your alternate. >> reverse commuters don't have it easy this morning. let's go to our subway status and talk about what's going on track maintenance at 77th street has been picked up and put away. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit all doing just fine. this is a pretty big deal. a truck with a ruptured fuel tank, a 3-mile delay as you head south on 684 getting from exits 9 to 8. your delay starts right about here by route 6. you can expect very heavy activity. fire department activity on the scene. 202 remains closed between the avenue. this a road surface collapse. we have all lanes closed down in both directions, not causing a tremendous amount of delays on route 17 at this point or the new york state thruway. bqe southwest getting into the
spill has been cleared away. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. ken, over to you. >> an important safety recall for allergy sufferers, injector pens commonly used for emergency treatment might not deliver the correct amount of drugs needed to stop an emergency reaction. it includes all abq injectors. fortunately nobody has died. . festivities kick off tonight for the tcs new york city marathon. the opening ceremony will feature thousands of runners from around the world in a culture parade at the finish line in central park. this happens at 5:30 tonight. after the parade, fireworks will light up the sky over central park to signify the start of the race weekend, and our coverage this marathon weekend begins tomorrow night at 7:30 with countdown to the starting line.
we're seeing dramatic new video of a fiery crash on the sawmill river parkway in westchester county. >> a good samaritan pulled the driver out of the car before it burst into flames in yonkers. a passenger was able to get out on her own. firefighters put the fire out, and you can see that car was gutted. the driver is expected to be okay. 6:53, thief with a sweet tooth got into the halloween stash a little early and it landed him behind bars, that after two burglaries in georgia. in one the suspect stole candy. investigators found a trail of candy wrappers leading into the home of a 16-year-old boy. he's now charged with both burglaries. and still ahead this morning, a startling discovery for firefighters. >> a man's body discovered after putting out the flames in
and we're working to get new details in the man found dead in an overnight fire. >> eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live in mount hope with the details. dray. >> reporter: good morning, members of the nypd's crime scene unit are still inside the apartment where the fire happened. we still have not learned the name of the elderly man who lived inside that first floor apartment and died last night. now the first call for help came just after 8:00 here on the 1700 block of weeks avenue in the mount hope section of the bronx. firefighters say when they arrived here, they came up against a lot of smoke. they found the elderly victim
lying in the middle of the floor suffering with serious burns. he also was in full cardiac arrest despite the best efforts to save his life, he was pronounced dead at the hospital. again, members of the crime scene unit have been here at the apartment all night long, again, going over methodically and carefully inside that apartment to look for a cause. the cause right now remains under investigation. we're live this morning in the bronx, dray clark channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. 6:57 tonight citi field makes its world series debut and so does a pitcher nicknamed thor. >> eyewitness news reporter kala rama is live now in queens. kala. >> reporter: good morning, guys. citi field is all decked out. it is ready to go for game 3 of the fall classic. tonight's game kicks off at 8:00 here at citi field. noah syndergaard has the job of starting the mets on their climb out of an 0-2 hole. here's a tough coincidence, new yorker billy joel will sing the national anthem at game 3 tonight, but the past two times he sung before a game the mets have lost.
joel did the anthem at game 2 back in 1986 when the mets lost to the red sox. joel was there again at game 1 in 2000 when the yankees beat the mets. we're hoping that tradition does not stick. the game kicks off at 8:07. you're urged to get here early. there will be enhanced security and use mass transit. we're live outside citi field, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. we still have a mess in queens. >> yes we do and we have pictures from news copter 7 john del giorno showing us this mess. this is because of late running road work they're still doing there. as you head east on the l.i.e. getting into the kew gardens interchange exiting on to the grand central parkway you have only one lane open and a tremendous amount of volume. let's go over to our maps. i can also tell you the bqe southwest at metropolitan avenue you have that accident being cleared away. if you are headed to citi field as kala was saying, use mass transit, 7 trains, long island railroad and station wood side and from port washington and we
have our mass transit at this point doing just fine. it's a great idea. >> all right. great, thanks heather. >> we've got great weather, kicking off a great weekend of weather. it's going to be dry. a beautiful morning, sun's coming up. it's officially up in 25 minutes from right now, right here on our stage, 51 degrees at murray hill, whitestone, cambria heights 351. the temperature will drop a couple more degrees as we go to 7:00, to 8:00 and we're going to be looking at a lot of sunshine. temperature gets to 60 later on, which is normal for this time of the year. 56 tomorrow, great weather for halloween, great weather for baseball tonight, tomorrow night and then we've got cloudy skies for the marathon with breaks of sun. it warms to 63. great for the marathon, great for baseball, set your clocks back saturday night. >> thank you bill, that'll do it for us, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. good morning america is coming up next. have a safe and happy halloween. a beautiful shot of citi field,