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good morning. it is 6:00. hundreds of people gather with a message of strength. we are not afraid. the investigation quickly unfolds in paris after the deadly attacks on friday. we speak to family members of victims who survived the terror. the gunmen carried out attacks at several locations across paris. the killers are believed to be dead this morning. investigators trying to track down any possible accomplices. good morning. thanks for being with us.
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>> i'm michelle charlesworth. strength and resolve are slowly replacing shock and anguish in paris and around the world. >> here at home, a growing memorial at the french consulate. this was the scene in major cities around the world. now showing their solidarity with friends. >> people in france put candles and flowers at the site of the attacks. >> right now, the death toll stands at 129 people including one american. the attacks injured 352 people, and 99 of those victims are still in critical condition. >> isis claimed responsibility for the six coordinated attacks across the city. authorities say three teams of explosive vests. >> police in belgium arrested
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three people at the border and conducted several raids in a neighborhood near brussels. we have several reports for you this morning in new york, to france. we went to begin with dave evans who is live with the latest. >> as you know, investigators in paris have found at least one car used by the terrorists. they are questioning relatives the one suicide bomber. thousands of troops are now deployed around paris today. the fbi has sent a team to paris to help with forensics as a massive investigation gets underway. and as the french military prepares for a possible response. >> across paris, the city is in mourning and grief. but there is determination here. a resistance to fear. >> we are not afraid. we should be able to be outside and say to the world this, we are not afraid. >> the six locations where terrorists could remain tightly closed off this morning. more than 350 injured.
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and 129 killed. >> i was buried under a man who was shot in the head next to me. we heard some terrorist shouting, to stay down and not move. were we will shoot you. they shot anyway. >> prosecutors say seven terrorists were in a coordinated attack and targeted restaurants and bars. suicide bombers hit a stadium. by far, american band. >> the man said, you killed our brothers in syria. now we are here. responsibility. the president of france is promising a merciless response war. investigators have arrested three other people in belgium. they have confiscated one of their cars rented in brussels. and they took the family of one killer into custody overnight.
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the big question today is, how did at least one of the terrorists get into france when police were looking for him? attack from january. before. >> it is a real problem. >> last night, the eiffel tower was dark. many skylines around the world paid tribute lighting buildings and the color of france, blue, white and red. major tourist attractions in paris were closed as friends of serves a three-day mourning period. >> president obama spoke out from the g20 leaders summit going on in turkey. have darkened the skies. >> the killing of innocent people based on a twisted ideology is an attack is not
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turkey, but in attack on the civilized world -- it is an attack on the civilized world. >> the president says the u.s. stands in solidarity with france and will work with the french to hunt down those responsible and bring them to justice. >> the arch in washington square park is lit up in the colors of the french flag as a tribute to the victims of the attacks. it is becoming a place for new yorkers to gather to light candles and leave messages of solidarity with the french people. one woman in fact brought a picture of a friend who she says was killed at the theater while working the merchandising manager for the american band "eagles of death metal", which time of the attacks. >> she was the brightest person in the world. i can't imagine my life without her. >> there are reminders that new york stands with parents
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empire state building. the new york city icon is now tragedy. >> isis has claimed responsibility to the attack. there are many questions. who are the terrorists and where did they come from? here is what we know. one member of the terrorist yesterday. he was in paris on the night of the attacks and fled the scene. another came into france from weeks ago. and we have learned at least one other was on the radar of french intelligence five years ago but was never taken into custody. >> they have a much larger number of potential terrorists in their country then we do. to be able to monitor them on a daily basis is difficult. they have had almost 2000 french citizens go to syria to be trained by isis. they can work their way back into france. >> the united states is helping. we now know the fbi will send a team of agents to paris.
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the agents specialize in recovering information from cell phones and computers. >> continuing with team coverage. marcy gonzalez arrived in france yesterday. she tweeted this out a few hours ago. "there is still a steady stream of people stopping by the andrew cuomo theater -- by the bataclan theater for morning". >> good morning. it was interesting to see the picture you just saw. that was at 4:40 a.m. this morning. that is what we saw all throughout the night. we were here all night long. there was never a point where there were not people sitting by this makeshift memorial here. we saw people coming throughout the night and leaving flowers and lighting candles and sitting in silent reflection. it is not just that these memorials set up all over paris. just walking down the sidewalk
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themselves new thing. paris. at a vigil that was held last night, a few blocks away from here, i was talking to people. one woman said that they are just sad. they are exasperated after the attack earlier this year. she said it is not that they scared. but they are concerned and wondering, what could possibly be done to keep tragedies like >> thank you so much. later. coming in. we do know more about that one american who died in the attacks. she was a college student studying industrial design. for 23-year-old nohemi gonzalez. california. faculty and students remembered her -- -- to was in paris as part of a study abroad program. the school president said that nohemi gonzalez was at a restaurant having dinner with killed.
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remembers her as a shining star. >> she brought joy, happiness, laughter to everybody she worked with. and her students and classmates -- she functioned like a bit of a mentor to the younger students. >> the 16 other long beach state students who are also studying in paris are safe. governor andrew cuomo has directed several state agencies including the port authority and the nta to heightened security. this morning he sent out this tweet showing the system administration building going in blue, white and red, in solidarity with paris. in the city, extra police presence. you can find that in many places today. the focus will be on several sports venues. that is where we pick up coverage outside of madison square garden. >> reporter: good morning. obviously there is some concern about security at our local
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sporting venues. obviously we now know that part of these coordinated attacks in paris included in attack outside france's national soccer stadium. the first major game in our area will happen at noon here at msg. the knicks are playing. there are no known threats to new york city. but the nypd wants people to know we are prepared. >> 's yesterday, hundreds of officers put on a show of force in times square, the city's tap -- counterterrorism response command. the hercules team standing at times square and other key locations throughout the city. after the knicks play, the rangers will have a game. there is increased the security at msg. the nypd deputy says they have adjusted the security plan in
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>> rather than having to create a change in posture, what we are actually able to do is to make relatively minor adjustments in the counterterrorism overlay that we have on a normal day by increasing that. and moving them around to the places within the fixture. >> the giants are also playing this afternoon. the nfl says people will notice increased the security both inside and outside the stadium. channel 7, eyewitness news. i believe all nfl games today will start with a moment of silence. as the country continues to stand alongside paris. >> we will continue talking about that. we continue coverage of the vigils and memorials in place
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the victims of the attacks in paris. here is a look at auckland, new zealand to gather to reflect. the space needle in seattle is flying the french flag to show support for france after the attacks. >> stay with eyewitness news
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lighting candles and laying on messages of peace. there are 18,000 french citizens living in hong kong. many of them gathered at a local park for vigils. standing with other residents of hong kong to offer prayers for the people of paris. the worst in humanity always brings out the best. no matter what the tragedy or where the tragedy, we see this every time. >> every neighborhood too. we have french restaurants here on columbus avenue and neighbors in our own buildings -- hearts are going out. >> yes. a little cold last night. i brought out the puffy jacket. this morning, it was like 37. >> let me verify your iphone. it is chilly this morning.
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if you think you have a chilled this morning, you are right. upper 30s. just getting the 40-degree territory for the boroughs. more sunshine today. less wind. that will make it more comfortable. a gorgeous shot over the city. you can see a fantastic start to the day. gorgeous sky conditions will be with us throughout the afternoon. it will feel a lot better too with the wind up pulling back. you won't have the harshness to the air mass that we had yesterday. northwest wind currently at 10 miles per hour. normal high, 55 degrees. a warmer day then we had yesterday. both in temperature and the way it feels. clouds, few and far between. a bundle of clouds moving into central new jersey right now. that is about it. the wind has pulled back considerably. the strongest wind this morning, 32 miles per hour. that is the top wind speed. we're expecting wind below 15 miles per hour today. twenty-four hour temperature change.
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we're looking at upper 30s, to low 40s across much of the area. we are colder than yesterday. significantly colder north and west. some areas, as much as 15 degrees colder than yesterday. the wind lets up. clouds that we had yesterday. it feels pretty good. a mild mixture. pretty much on target for the year. keeping storms away. that allows us to see temperatures go warmer tomorrow. into the 60s. no rain expected. a lot of sunshine. temperatures easy to take all the way through monday afternoon. tuesday and wednesday look good. increasing clouds for the middle part of the week. then we will have a cold front that comes in for the late part of the week that brings showers to the area. and possibly could stall out thursday and bring heavy rain. a high of 58. a low of 48. mild overnight. we start out the work week with
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temperatures warmer at 62 being the high. the seven-day forecast -- a little bouncing up and down with temperatures. a roller coaster early in the week. monday, 62. we take 10 degrees off on tuesday. bounce-back up into the low 60s on wednesday. and there is a cold front we are tracking thursday. i think that will be the most wet day. even though your iphone might say 66 on thursday, you will have to pay attention to the weather. because mild temperatures are only part of the story. the cold front will make for a week. >> as a professional, i have always wondered -- how accurate is the iphone? >> it is a computer. so computers are limited. >> flawless. >> exactly. straight ahead, on
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over whether -- to declare war on isis. hillary clinton says the u.s. needs to keep trying to beef up intelligence and bernie sanders criticized current military spending. >> it is difficult finding intelligence that is actionable in a lot of these places. but we have to keep trying. >> this nation is the most powerful military in the world. we are spending over $600 billion a year on the military. and yet significantly less than 10% of that money is used to fight international terrorism. >> meanwhile, former maryland governor martin o'malley says and >> there was an interesting moment last night when hillary was defending her big wall street contributors. and it kind of invoked 9/11. traction. the debate. >> a reminder of how important republican, democrat -- you
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get out of the past. get fios. welcome back. there are two games schedule today. madison square garden, beginning at noon when the knicks take on new orleans. >> the nypd says it will be paying close attention to the in mind. square garden. we will have a live report coming up in the next half-
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hour. laura behnke has the details that action what the nfl court maters will do. >> there are no known threats today. but the league is not taking any chances after the attacks in paris. yesterday the nfl announced it will increase security both inside and outside all 13 sites where nfl games will be played. and they will hold a pregame moment of silence. that of course includes metlife stadium where later today, the giants face their toughest test patriots. a win would go a long way proving the giants are legitimate contenders. them on. >> it is going to be a big game. we all look for the challenge. we will go out there and play great football. >> it is excitement when you are going against a good team -- a super bowl team. there is excitement.
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the underdog heading -- syracuse might have been the underdog but it was the tigers that had everything to lose because the hard part of their schedule out of the way, they could be in danger of taking things for granted. so they were going for the upset. the orange were feisty. the quarterback takes it 10 yards, for the score. that tied the game. back. watson going deep down the sidelines. 40 yards, for the score. and syracuse battle. but it is clemson hanging on. and rutgers hosting nebraska yesterday. took a 21 point lead. and a touchdown here. this made it a seven-point game. nebraska responded. tummy armstrong junior with his fourth td of the game. 31-14, and rutgers is now 3-7 and officially eliminated from bowl eligibility. >> and the black knights took
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the field with the american flag as usual. they also ran out with a french flag as well. a show of solidarity with france after the tragedies in paris. >> they are already off to the best start in franchise history. the rangers headed north of the border of looking for a win yesterday. as a visited the senators. a busy first period. they struck first on the power-play. 1-0. and the senators answer. direct -- eric carlson -- making it a tied game. no more scoring. it goes to a shootout. the game-winning shot right there. 2-1 is the final. the rangers now have at least a point in 12 straight games. >> last night the doubles hosting the penguins. keeping paris in their thoughts as well. first period, dipping it in with the defender there.
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and a two on one opportunity. 4-0, the devils get the win. >> and the new york mets new york mets may be winless no more but their reward to end this road trip -- a team with nothing but wins this season. brooklyn arrived at the home of the defending nba champions. stephen curry and the warriors. the first loss of the year. what a way to start. young taking over. starting the game with 20 points in the first half. and the new york mets lead in the first half. one-point game. brooklyn, hanging tough. and the alley-oop. in overtime, the warriors come back and remain undefeated. sports. i'm laura behnke. back with you later tonight at 5:00. much more ahead including a live look at today's top stories. there will behind a
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welcome back everybody. eyewitness news sunday morning. we continue coverage of the attacks in paris. >> welcome to eyewitness news sunday morning. i'm michelle charlesworth. this morning, people in france are waking up to faces of sorrow on the front pages covering all of their newspapers. >> they mention words like, appalling and massacre. and questioning how all of this happen. and asking, what is next? those are some of the headlines from the papers today. dave evans is live with the very latest. >> the investigators are now saying that at least one of the killers may have come into france with refugees freeing syria. abc news has just learned that a second car linked to the attacks
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about 4 miles east of paris. today in france, there are thousands of french troops deployed across the country. they are questioning the relatives of one killer. the death toll remains at 129 killed, and 352 people injured. about 100 of them are now listed in critical condition. prosecutors say there were six separate attacks in paris on friday night involving eight terrorists who are all dead. they targeted restaurants, a soccer stadium and a theater where an american band played. eighty people died at the outside. investigators are trying to figure out how one of the killers was not already in custody before the attack as police were looking for him. the uncle of one victim today says it is a miracle that his niece is still alive.
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they started firing. there were 10 victims there. >> today, the city of paris is basically on lockdown. major tourist sites including the eiffel tower are closed as paris of serves a three-day mourning period. >> thank you so much. governor andrew cuomo has directed several state agencies including the port authority to heighten their security. this morning he sent out a tweet showing the state administration building glowing in blue, white and red, in solidarity with the people of paris. in the city, extra police presence in many places. today the focus will be on several sports venues. that is where eyewitness news reporter kristen thorn pics of coverage outside of madison square garden. >> reporter: good morning. there is concerned about security at sporting venues.
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as we know, part of those coordinated attacks in paris included an attack outside the national soccer stadium in france. both the knicks and the rangers will be playing here later today. there will be increased security. we are not being told specifics. yesterday, at times square, hundreds of officers with the nypd, came out in a show of force. we should make it clear, there is no known threat to new york city. but as we know, with everything we have been through here, the nypd does not mess around. they showed their counterterrorism response team. the critical response group, the hercules teams, standing and ready at times square and other key locations. >> god forbid something happens, we want to make sure they are right there and on the scene. the hercules forces are important and necessary. >> the giants are also playing today at metlife stadium.
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closely monitoring events and have been in communication with the department of homeland security and the fbi, which have informed us that there are no known threats against nfl stadiums. however, they inform everyone, if you're heading to metlife stadium today or even here to msg, you will noticed -- will notice increased security. channel 7, eyewitness news. >> thank you. we're also hearing from one new yorker who was in paris when the attacks happened. and was preparing to go home. david chitel and his wife are having dinner about a mile and a half away from the bataclan concert hall when they first learned about the attacks. >> at first, we were not concerned. we were not in the middle of exactly what was happening. when we asked people at the restaurant, they said, yes. we heard of an incident. the nobody was hurt. but in a very short period of time, we started getting a lot
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people watching it on the news. and it went from being a little bit unnerving, to surreal -- to definitely scary. >> to say the least. chitel and his wife were in birthday. and also to attend a u2 concert -- which of course has been canceled since the attacks. they are scheduled to fly home later today. they insist the attacks will not keep them from visiting paris again. other examples of resilience. including one from a donahue explained that she refused to cancel a concert -- including one from madonna who explained that she refused to cancel a concert. >> they want to silence us. we won't let them [ applause ] >> madonna went on to saying
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meantime, in new york. positive domingo -- domingo conducting the opera as they perform. the football game carried -- the football team carried the french five. this has been shared millions of times. we show this to you yesterday. rayforparis. beautiful. this. coverage of the jewels and memorials across the world as we remember the attacks. when we return, a closer look at the attributes in
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>> it was mainly designed during natural disasters. that is the only time it has been triggered in the past. i think they have used it four or five times in the past. this is the first time during a terror attack that they have had to use that. >> it is a powerful force. for good and not so good. i have never seen facebook being able to change the colors like that. >> the immediacy of being able to join that. >> it is amazing about how the world hops on this. >> i got up. it was 33 degrees. that will double, right? barely above freezing. we will see if we can bring the temperatures back to about 60 degrees this afternoon. less wind. the thermometer climbing significantly. it is chilly this morning.
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thermometer. at least we don't have the wind. now. look outside. just beautiful. you can see the reflection of the sunlight on the empire building. beautiful sky. the world trade -- one world trade lit up. northwest wind at 10 miles per hour. pressure on the rise. normal high this time of year, mid to upper 50s. that is where we knew -- that afternoon. back to normal. back to more comfortable weather. the record is 72. we will get that warm. mild air moving in from the west. this comes on the heels of a chilly air mass we had in place yesterday. it feels like temperatures were near freezing. this morning, the top wind gust has been 32 miles per hour. the temperatures are the only cool thing we have left over.
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down the jersey shore, temperatures are about yesterday. boroughs. just up about 15 or 16 degrees planning this day, noted that will have a warm-up by the afternoon. plenty of sunshine. it will be a decent day. and 58 degrees is the high. a mild mix. we hold onto low 60s tomorrow. week. we're looking for storms that might be moving in this week. high-pressure is in control all the way through wednesday. we have a nice weather pattern here for the entire eastern seaboard. looking really good. until this front comes in. wednesday into thursday. that is when we will see the showers heading in our direction. until then, we do have comfortable weather. even mild november weather is tonight, upper 40s. even more mild than last night. waking up to temperatures in low 60s.
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sunny and warm. a little bit of a up and down with numbers over the next couple days. the seven-day forecast -- upper 50s today. low 60s monday. back to the low 60s tuesday. right back above average on wednesday. cloudy and mild with a high of 62. thursday, temperatures make it into them -- the mid-60s. also we have showers thursday as a front stalls out. we get a soaking rainfall. temperatures in the low 60s on friday. looking at the week -- one of the things people over the weekend to see if they can delay over to the next weekend is the raking of leaves. i would suggest getting that taken care of early in the week. after the rain, that turns messy. >> yes. as you can see, photos of support for all of the victims in paris. they are pouring in from all over the world.
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police are searching for several men involved in an attack that led to the victim being hit by a car in queens leaving him in critical condition. look at the surveillance video showing the group of men on liberty avenue. investigators say the suspects attacked a 23-year-old man yesterday in the morning after he asked them if they would give him a cigarette. police say the victim stumbled into the street after he was attacked. and then was hit by the driver of a black toyota. the driver took off, later returning, and was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident. the search is on for the man who made off with thousands of dollars from a brooklyn bank.
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at the td bank. police say the man had a gun when he would -- when he demanded cash. he got away with more than $3000. flames ripped through a home in westchester county killing a 3-year-old little girl. the four-alarm fire broke out on the grove street yesterday. this trapped the toddler and her grandfather in two bedrooms upstairs. the firefighters managed to rescue them. unfortunately, the little girl died. her grandfather, is said to be in critical condition. no word on what started the fire. investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that damaged two restaurants in midtown. they say the fire started in the back of one of the restaurants at about 430 yesterday -- 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon. smoke and flames spread through the building. businesses are closed until the
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damage can be assessed. thankfully no serious injuries to report. police arrested a man accused of attacking three women within three hours in lower manhattan. police say thursday morning, robert bowie forced his way into a woman's apartment, raped her and stole her cell phone. investigators say he tried to assault someone earlier. he was arrested yesterday and charged with rape and robbery. there is a new way for people to get from the south bronx over to the island. city officials celebrated the opening of the randall's island connector. this links the borough with the island's 330 acres of parks, sports field and greenways. the pathway for pedestrians and cyclists is part of the south bronx greenway master plan. that always helps to have a new way to get around in new york city. >> we will take it. very nice. right now, we continue to keep the people of france in
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our thoughts and prayers. >> millions of folks are tweeting the phrase, pray for paris. >> the familiar image we have seen. 10 million tweets for the peace sign. the condolences and feelings pouring in. this is a tweet from a former soccer player. saying, i am appalled. my thoughts are with the victims and people suffering right now. they cannot be story what we keep in our hearts. 46,000 shares for that alone. another one, all my love to paris. the washington nationals -- many years ago, that is about -- the design of our city was based on paris. tonight it is the design of our hearts. many people reaching out. another social media platform was the first to verify that the
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stadiums, arenas and sports leagues around the country to measures. we're live at madison square garden where enhanced procedures will be in place. with these attacks. they begin three days of mourning. following anguish. >> here at home, on the upper east side, a growing memorial at the french consulate. looking at a live picture right now. this was the scene in major cities around the globe. france. >> mourners in paris lit candles and laid flowers, in memory of the lives lost. it is near one of the six locations.
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right now, the number of those killed stands at 129. that figure -- we now know includes one american. a young college student from california. the attacks injured 352 people. ninety-nine of whom are in critical condition. >> isis claimed responsibility for the six coordinated attacks. authorities say three teams of terrorists all had on identical explosive vests. >> the investigation is moving forward. police in belgium have arrested three people at the border and also conducted several raids in a neighborhood near brussels. we have two reports. she is live in paris. >> reporter: good morning. the fbi sending a team here to paris where you can see the scenes are barricaded off. we have learned that authorities have identified one of the who
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here. >> a somber sunday in paris. candles that burned through the night, flickering as investigators continue the painstaking work at the six attacks. >> they started shooting. stopping. >> survivors recounted the horror inside the theater where a gunman shot nearly 90 people concert. >> here at the soccer stadium, restaurants, more than 350 people injured. and 129 killed. student, killed abroad. and sadness. >> isis claiming responsibility for the
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calculated attacks. prosecutors say they were carried out by seven heavily identical suicide vests. all of them, now dead. families detained in france. police also making several arrests in belgium trying to track down everyone with links to what french president francois hollande calls, an act of war. >> a state of emergency still in effect. the eiffel tower, disneyland paris, and other tourist destinations are shut down as this country continues to mourn. channel 7, eyewitness news. in. right now, we know of one american who died in the attacks. it is a heartbreaking story. a young college student studying industrial design. today, a vigil for 23-year-old nohemi gonzalez will take place on the long beach campus. remembered nohemi gonzalez. she was a junior who was in paris as part of a study abroad program.
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nohemi gonzalez was at a restaurant simply having dinner with other students when she was fatally shot. a professor in the school of design remember her as "a shining star". >> she brought joy, happiness and laughter to everyone she her students -- classmates -- she functioned like a bit of a mentor to the younger students. >> her boyfriend put on instagram, i lost the most important person in my life. the 16 other long beach state students in paris are safe. the new york governor andrew cuomo shared tribute to the victims through twitter this morning. you sent out this tweet showing the administration building glowing in blue, white and red. also the flags at city hall have been lowered to half staff in unity with france. there is heightened security. you will notice extra police
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presence at several venues including many sports venues. we pick up coverage at madison square garden with what we can expect. >> reporter: good morning. part of the reason is because, as we know, part of these coordinated attacks in paris included a bombing outside the france national soccer stadium. obviously there is some concern about security at our local venues today. the first major game in our at noon. york city. that the nypd wants people to know that they are prepared. >> rather than trying to create a change in posture, what we are actually able to do is make relatively minor adjustments in the we have on a normal day by increasing that and moving them
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picture of the threats. >> hundreds of officers came out yesterday to different locations throughout new york city to show, a show of force. to show they are ready. the critical response groups all showing that new yorkers are safe. and they will keep everyone safe. the knicks and rangers both playing here at msg. we have also learned new york state police are deploying a number of troopers to the giants game at metlife stadium later today. if you're going to any of these games, you should be prepared to see a lot more security both inside and outside the venues. live in midtown this morning, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> good to know. thank you. the arch in washington square park is lit up in the colors of the french flag as a tribute to the victims of the paris attacks. it is becoming a place where new yorkers can gather to light candles and leave messages of solidarity with the french people.
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friend who she says was killed at the bataclan theater while working at the -- working as the merchandising manager. >> she was the brightest person in the world. i can't imagine my life without her. >> there are reminders of course that new york is standing with paris. the symbols are all around the city including the empire state the normally bright new york interview to the tragedy. >> isis has claimed responsibility for the attack. there are still many questions. who were the terrorists? where do they come from? this is what we know. one member was captured yesterday in belgium. he was in paris the night of the attacks and fled the scene. another came into france from syria as a refugee just six weeks ago.
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and we have learned that at least one other was on the radar of french intelligence five years ago but was never taken into custody. >> the french have a much larger number of potential terrorists in their country then we do. to be able to monitor them on a daily basis is difficult. they have had almost 2000 french citizens go to syria to be trained by isis. they can work their way back up into france. >> the fbi will send a team of agents to paris. the agents specialize in recovering information from cell phones and computers. >> still ahead, we will continue coverage of the vigils and memorials in place around the world as we remember the victims of the attacks. this is a look at the mourners in auckland, new zealand. back here in the u.s., the space needle in seattle is flying the french flag to show support for france after the attacks.
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news for continuing coverage of the aftermath. we will also post updates on facebook and twitter. abc7ny.
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all over the nation, playing -- paying tribute to france. los angeles international airport have the colors of the french flag. today in california, a vigil is being held for a california state university student who was killed in the attacks. as far as we know right now, the only american that we know at
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nohemi gonzalez, just 23, was studying in paris in a university exchange program. she was at a restaurant with fellow students and did not it out. the other 16 did. she is the only one of her group who was killed. at this hour, we also know they have positively identified 103 bodies. still some are unidentified. >> we're waiting to hear more about the terrorists themselves and see their faces. where did they come from? why did they speak perfect french? we know one was a refugee who came six weeks ago. >> some arrests. some family members detained. some cars found. things are beginning to in steam -- gain steam. >> you are telling us yesterday that this is a better day of the weekend. here at home, looking the weekend. you will see improvements with less wind.
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all in all, a decent way to end the weekend. it carries over into the week -- into the work week. the sun is bright. temperatures on the rise after a area. evening lows, upper 30s and low we have a nice looking view here manhattan. a lot of blue skies showing up. central park. another gorgeous view. trade. a different aspect -- a fantastic sunrise. the wind has settled down. that will make you feel better. normal high, 55 degrees. the record is 72. sunset this afternoon at 4:39 p.m. looking at the 24 hour temperature change. we are in the upper 30s in most spots on long island.
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the way back north and west. colder than yesterday. the northern counties, getting off to a chilly start. at the freezing mark. a few patchy clouds for central new jersey early on. this afternoon, we all settle into this really nice pattern. especially for november. getting a lot of sunshine. temperatures in the upper 50s. it will be a pleasant end to the weekend. a mild mix today. tomorrow, even warmer. a lot of sunshine. high-pressure in control. temperatures in the low 60s. this is how we start the work week. this pattern actually holds for a couple of days. we are storm free today. temperatures that are easy to take. the entire eastern seaboard -- under this same weather pattern. it is very comfortable for this time of year. it will allow for temperatures to be in the low 60s. a shot of cold air that will be coming tuesday. then we warm back up wednesday. temperatures are above average.
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that will be coming across the country. by the middle of the week, it is close enough to track the rain. thursday looks like it will be very rainy. perhaps a soaking rain for the entire area. this is what we're watching. less wind today. patchy clouds. and the high, 58. tonight, upper 40s in the city. more mild than last night. not quite as cold in the outlying suburbs. tomorrow, low 60s. it will feel very nice. the seven-day forecast -- much of the week, very easy to take. there is a fluctuation in temperatures from monday, until tuesday. a drop off of 10 degrees. bouncing into the low 60s by wednesday. thursday, 66 degrees. rain arrives thursday. this could be heavy. it becomes windy. even though we have the mild temperatures. going into next weekend, it looks like the pattern is still very mild. very average for this time of year. we don't have any major extremes.
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this week is the jump in temperatures. tuesday morning will be a cool start. thursday, we will have the rain. >> not bad. >> thank you. straight ahead, on eyewitness news, brown new -- rhonda rousey gets beaten. we will tell you how it all went down.
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local news. police are searching for several men involved in an attack that led to the victim being hit by a
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car in queens, leaving him in critical condition. look at the surveillance video showing a group of men on liberty avenue. investigators say the suspect attacked a 23-year-old man yesterday morning after he asked them if they had a cigarette. police say the victim stumbled into the street and was hit by the driver of a black toyota. the driver took off but later returned and was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident. the search is on for the man who made off with thousands of dollars from a brooklyn bank. it happened yesterday at 4:00 in the afternoon at that td bank. police say this man had a gun when he demanded cash from the teller. he got away with more than $3000. flames ripped through a home in westchester county killing a 3-year-old little girl. the four-alarm fire broke out in white plains yesterday. the raging fire trapped the toddler and her grandfather in two upstairs bedrooms. firefighters managed to get to
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them. they rescued them. emergency workers rushed them to the hospital where unfortunately, the girl passed away. her grandfather is still in the hospital in critical condition. no word on what started the flames. a somber moment before the barbs began at the second democratic debate last night in iowa. >> tonight, as france mourns, so does america. as we begin the debate with these candidates for the democratic presidential nomination, we ask you to join us in observing a moment of silence. >> after that respectful moment, the debate began with the candidates clashing on a huge issue. whether to declare war on isis. the whole theme of the debate was changed in light of the attacks on paris. that was really the dominant issue last night. homeland security. hillary clinton says up.
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bernie sanders criticized current military spending. >> it is difficult finding intelligent that is actionable in a lot of these places. but we have to keep trying. >> this nation is the most powerful military in the world. we are spending over $600 billion a year in the military. and significantly less than 10% of that money is used to fight international terrorism. >> meanwhile, the former maryland governor martin o'malley said the u.s. needs "new thinking and new leadership". new this morning, a sports world stunning. >> rhonda rousey was that ufc's unstoppable force until holly holm upset her. today, a kick to the head. it immediately dropped her
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one of the many venues where you will see enhanced security measures outside and inside, in the wake of the attacks in paris. many venues are bringing in extra police units and stepping up screening measures. the nfl said fans can expect to see several layers of security. >> all the nfl games today will have a moment of silence before the game, in honor of the victims of the attacks, which i think is appropriate. >> for more on the precautions, here is laura behnke. >> good morning everyone. while there are no known threats against nfl stadiums ahead of today's game, the league is not taking any chances after the attacks in paris. yesterday the nfl announced it will increase security both inside and outside all 13 sites where nfl games will be played. they will also hold a pregame moment of silence. that of course includes metlife
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stadium where later today, the giants face their toughest test of the season. the undefeated and defending super bowl champion patriots. a win would go a long way proving the giants are legitimate contenders. and big blue, ready to take them on. >> it will be a big game. we all look for the challenge. we will go out there and play some great football. >> it is excitement when you are going against a good team. there is an excitement. you want to play well. >> cirque use might have been a heavy underdog -- synergies might have been the underdog but it was the tigers that had everything to lose. with the hardest part of their schedule out of the way, they could be in danger of taking things for granted. so they were going for the upset. the orange were feisty. taking it 10 yards for the score. this tied the game. the tigers getting the lead. watson going deep down the sideline. 40 yards for the score.
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37-27. it is clemson hanging on. >> and rutgers hosting nebraska yesterday. and a touchdown here. this makes it a seven-point game. nebraska responded. tummy armstrong junior with his finding carter. 31-14. wreckers is now 3-7 and officially -- workers is now 3-7. they ran out with a french flag at this game. a show of solidarity. after the tragedies and paris. >> off to the best start in franchise history. the rangers headed north of the border looking for their eighth straight win yesterday as they visited the senators. it is the first period. they struck first on the power-play. making it 1-0. a few minutes later, the
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it is a tied game. no more scoring after that. it goes to a shootout. there. the rangers now have at least a point in 12 straight games. last night, it was the devils hosting the penguins. first period, new jersey on the board. taking it in. 1-0. they just pile it on from there. opportunity. and the devils get the win. >> and a team with nothing but wins so far. last night, brooklyn arrived at the home of the defending nba champions. giving stephen curry and his team their first loss of the year. young taking over. he had 20 points in the first leading by as many as 17 points
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and brooklyn hanging tough. and the alley-oop. in overtime, the warriors come back and remain undefeated. that is your morning look at sports. i'm laura behnke. back with you later tonight at 5:00. much more ahead on eyewitness news this sunday morning. including the top stories. learning new information after the attacks on paris. including a vehicle found a few miles from one of the sites targeted. dunkin's new sweet black pepper bacon sandwich, with double the slices of caramelized crispy pepper bacon. it's the bacon experience you've been waiting for. bacon up.
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with the words of war, carnage and horror. they were in the middle of paris. this time, it is war and terrorist massacre in the middle of paris. those are just some of the headlines. >> live team coverage of the latest developments in the attacks. the investigation as well. kristen thorn is live in midtown. we begin with dave evans in the newsroom with the latest developments. >> investigators are now saying at least one of the killers apparently came into france along with refugees fleeing the syrian civil war. serbian officials say his passport has been track from syria, to serbia, to croatia and found in france friday night. abc news has learned that two cars linked to the attacks have now been found. the latest one, about 4 miles east of paris near one of the scenes friday night. forensic teams will closely go over these cars looking for any clues. an fbi helping with forensics. investigators are questioning
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>> across paris, this city is in mourning and grief. a resistance to fear. >> we are not afraid. do not stay at home. the outside -- go outside. say to the world, we are not afraid. >> the six locations where terrorists hit remain tightly closed off this morning. more than 350 injured. and 129 killed. >> i got buried under a man who was shot in the head next to me. the terrorists were shouting, state -- to stay down. we will shoot you. but they shot anyway. >> they targeted restaurants and bars. suicide bombers hit a soccer stadium.
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this theater at a concert by an american band. eighty people died here. >> the man said, you killed our brothers in syria. now we are here. >> isis is claiming responsibility. the president of france is promising a merciless response, calling the attacks, an act of war. investigators have arrested three other people in belgium. they have confiscated one of their cars rented in brussels and they took the family of one killer into custody overnight. the big question today is, how did at least one of the terrorists get into france when so similar to suspects in the charlie hebdo attack in january. >> it is a real problem. >> last night, the eiffel tower was dark. many skylines around the world paid tribute lighting buildings in the colors of france, blue, white and red.
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paris today are all closed as france observes a three-day mourning period. >> president obama is commenting on the attacks in paris while attending that g20 leadership summit going on in turkey. >> the president says the attacks "darkened the skies all over the world". >> the killing of innocent people based on a twisted ideology is an attack, not just on france, not just on turkey, but in attack on the civilized world -- it is an attack on the civilized world. >> the president also says the u.s. stands with france and will work with the french people to bring them to justice. and the city, extra police presence. across new york. the focus will be on several sport venues. we pick up coverage live outside of madison square garden with more on what fans can expect to see today.
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>> reporter: good morning. obviously there is some concern about security at our local sporting venues because part of these coordinated attacks in paris included a bombing outside of the national soccer stadium in france. both the knicks and rangers will be playing at msg today. there will be increased security. we are not hearing anything about specifics. yesterday, at times square, the nypd came in full force to show everyone that new yorkers will be protected. the counterterrorism response team, the critical response script and the hercules teams ready in times square and other the -- key locations. >> god forbid something happens, we want to make sure they are right there and on the scene. important and necessary. what they are doing in times square is appropriate. >> the giants will also be playing at metlife stadium today. the nfl telling us we are closely monitoring events and have been in communication with
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the department of homeland security and the fbi. they have informed us that there are no known threats against nfl stadiums. we have learned this morning that new jersey state police will be sending a number of troopers to metlife stadium today. so if you are heading to any of these games, you will notice increased security both inside and outside the venues. channel 7, eyewitness news. some of the world's biggest celebrities are canceling trips abroad. u2 was supposed to perform in paris. the attacks have postponed that performance. also actress natalie portman is canceling her appearance in france.
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canceled an appearance as well. >> other examples. one from madonna. she explained why she refused to cancel a concert in sweden. >> they want to shut us up. they want to silence us. >> [ applause ] we won't let them. >> madonna went on to sing. in the meantime, here in new york -- wow. that is the orchestra at the metropolitan opera as they perform the french national anthem. >> at west point yesterday, the army football team carried the french flag as players took the field for a game should look at this. an image of the eiffel tower used to make a peace sign has been shared millions of times.
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it continues with a hashtag rayforparis. it has 7 million tweets. >> that is so beautiful. >> that is just a fraction of the tributes and memorials that exist all around the world. >> dozens of moving tributes and photos have been sent to us using the hashtag #abc7ny. here is a little bit of what we have received. we invite you to join the conversation with twitter, facebook and instagram. pages are linked to abc7ny.
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across the world, nations are displaying bold messages of support for france using iconic landmarks. in brazil, the christ the redeemer statue glowed with the colors of the french flag. >> that is beautiful. that shot really is.
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>> a little cold last night. below freezing in some of the northern counties. right? >> yes. >> my car said 33. >> that will double. >> warm air coming. second half of the week is a nice recovery. temperatures returning to near normal for this time of year. november has been so warm already. not necessarily know coat -- no coat. >> gray skies. wonderful disability. we keep these conditions throughout the day. central park, currently reading 40 degrees. look at the wind. they have settled down.
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we don't have near the issues we had yesterday with the strong wind across the area. what we have is a chance to ease into average temperatures for this time of year. all in all, the average high would be in the mid to upper 50s. i think we will hit just that as a go into the afternoon. just shy of 60 degrees. lower manhattan, blue skies. humidity at 69% with pressure on the rise. the high-pressure system takes over. and lasts through the early part of the weekend. that makes us return to the normal -- average high. as the ease into the middle part of the month, we will have fairly comfortable temperatures. we started off cold. we have these areas north and west of the city where temperatures are still 15 degrees below where we were yesterday at this time. you will want to bundle we don't have the fierce wind. it is not as blustery and uncomfortable.
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of central and southern new jersey. we're expecting sunshine across the area. a high of 58 today in the city. mostly clear skies overnight. that sets the stage for a beautiful start to the work week. very mild today. tomorrow, warm. low 60s. a very, air mass. we will be allowed to feel the warmth of the sunshine through the afternoon. this is a pattern that will hold through the middle part of the week. no rain showers expected. clouds are few and far between both today and tomorrow. it won't be until wednesday that through. that will affect the central plains and make its way to the midwest. as that happens, this front stays well intact. it is a very organized system. to country. like it stalls out over the east the computer models showing that rainfall. it will be visible for us much of the week. watching that march across the
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country. this afternoon, less wind. patchy clouds. the high of 58. tonight, 40 night -- 48 overnight. tomorrow, low 60s. here we are, november 15 and tracking temperatures in the 60s. early part of the week, just fine. a little fluctuation with the temperature. we do drop off on tuesday. we bounce up wednesday. this is the day we're featuring here. thursday -- the one that could be a soaker. rain heavy at times. windy and mild. sixty-six on thursday. that looks like it will be a stormy day despite that easy to take temperatures. friday and saturday, temperatures near the normal. down the stretch, no major extremist. except the rainfall coming in. that is something to watch for. other than that, 50s and 60s. hard to beat as we get into the middle of november.
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>> thursday, 66. >> don't want to rain on your parade. >> 66 is mile. but you will need the rain gear. >> i would rather a warm rain than a cold rain.
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>> as we wait for the next installment to hit theaters december 18, there is a new way for all of us to live out our fantasies. a new exhibit on 44 street that opened yesterday features costumes. seventy of them. the original costumes from all seven star wars movies. including the one coming out. we got to check it out. >> these are costumes from the star wars films. everyone is here. looking like on. >> i'm c3po. this is my counterpart r2d2. >> is he gray? the detail is amazing. so is the back story as the smithsonian explains how george lucas was inspired. >> this headdress resembles a
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royal mongolian headpiece. were warned in the films. up? dress. much. the reason being, to get the light on, she had to have on a car battery. >> look at this exhibit. this is the coolest thing ever. >> anthony daniels has played c3po and every film. he started when he was 29. he said the original suit weighed 60 pounds. >> these iconic images representing good and evil are something to see. here on 44 street. this costume exhibition will transport you. >> i have begun to realize something that is enormous.
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>> yes. >> i can't forget yoda. his tiny size may surprise you. to look as good as he does in 900 years, you will not. >> i did the switch on the words. just like yoda. >> i noticed that. >> that was a terrible imitation. >> did you see the famous bikini. >> she had hysterical things to say about it on the display. she said, it was so uncomfortable. if you stood behind me, you could see to florida. tickets are about $25 or $30, depending on senior, kid or adult. >> star wars fans will happily pay that money. >> it is interesting.
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and the smithsonian is putting it together. >> you know it is good. well-done. awesome. great story. we need a little levity today. >> yes. we turn back to what has been going on in paris. social media is helping millions of people around the world unite with the people of france. >> millions of people are tweeting using the hashtag rayforparis. amy freeze has been following everything going on. >> we just mentioned the hashtag. more than 6 million tweets. people using the social media platforms like a megaphone to share the condolences and thoughts. how we use the new york connection -- to the french
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and actresses, all my love to paris. strip -- so many people sharing. the washington nationals saying the design of our city is based on paris. tonight, it is the design of our hearts. >> and, they cannot be store what we keep in our hearts. this had 46,000 shares. people really reaching out. more than twin milk -- 10 million tweets of this image. we will keep you up to speed on what is happening. and how people are coming together and sharing thoughts
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we continue to follow the latest in the deadly attacks that happened in paris. >> france is in mourning as the nation's president is vowing to hunt down the people who orchestrated these attacks. a car found 4 miles from the concert hall where dozens were killed is now linked to the and investigators say one of the suspects who was found with a syrian passport came into france with a group of refugees. investigators are also trying to figure out how one of the killers was not already in custody before the attack because police were previously looking for him. all these questions are leading to an increase in security around the world. >> we're live in front of madison square garden. where the nypd is on high alert today. >> reporter: good morning. there is concern about security
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at local sporting venues because part of these coordinated attacks in paris included a bombing outside of the france national soccer stadium. here at msg, both the knicks and rangers will be playing. there will be increased security. we are not being provided with any details about security measures for obvious reasons. there is no known threat to new york city or the stadiums. either way yesterday, the officers came out in a show of force. counterterrorism response, critical response team, and the hercules team standing and ready at times square and other key locations. at the giants game at metlife stadium later today, there will be increased security -- we have learned from new jersey state police. they are sending a number of troopers over there. if you are going to any of these games, you will see increased security. live in midtown this morning, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> stay with eyewitness news for continuing coverage on the
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investigation. the latest on that and the reaction to the attacks in paris. we will also post updates on facebook and twitter immediately. >> with that, a final look at the forecast. the better half of the weekend for sure. a lot of sunshine to start. even though it is chilly, there is less wind. it will feel more comfortable this afternoon. temperatures will be warmer than yesterday. starting out right at 40 degrees. looking over times square, looking at the sunshine making its way in. it will be a beautiful way to end the weekend. here is the forecast. 58 degrees and mild. sunshine and clouds. tomorrow, warmer at 62 degrees. tuesday, temperatures in the low 50s. we bounce up wednesday to 62. thursday looks like a wet day. temperatures above average friday and saturday. >> a nice day ahead. >> a nice week. >> thank you. that will do it for this edition of eyewitness news this sunday morning. >> i'm michelle charlesworth.
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