tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC November 17, 2015 4:30am-6:00am EST
city of lights. breaking fright now at 4:30. now details about the deadly plane crash in egypt. what security forces discovered in the wreckage. also developing, france launches new air strikes in syria. we are live with new developments on the local governor weighing in on the syrian refugee crisis overnight average woman is shout outside -- a woman is shot outside a manhattan lounge overnight. we have a lye update on her -- live update on her condition. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato, it is tuesday, november 17th. and you're since mince, bill
evans pence -- never never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic, meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> need the sunglasses tooment the normal overnight low is about 41. now close to what the real deal real feel should be. it's 35 up toward kingston and looking at 36 around car mel and putnam county. 38 new city and rockland county and 36 over to armonk and white plains where it's 38. the numbers are a little closer to normal. still is a little warm tv night hour but -- for the overnight hours but normal numbers for today after hitting 67 yesterday. back down to 15 degrees cooler at 52 right at normal. so weather then heather every seven minutes. happy tuesday to you. happy tuesday to you. let's go right over to our subway status, and if you take the a. trains you're not going to be so happy. just doing the fast track repairs, no trains between 168th and 207th street. metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit are on or close to schedule.
street cleaning rules are in effect, lori over to you. we are going to start with breaking news now and russia just said that last month's deadly plane crash in egypt was a terrorist attack. and the head of russia's state security force told president putin that traces of a homemade explosive were found in the wreckage of the metro jet. all 224 people on board that plane were killed russian special forces have been ordered to find those responsible. 4:32 and developing overnight we learned that france has launched new ire strikes on syria just one day after strikes took out a command post and training camp in the city of rack coo. >> the search continues for salahaslameb ad. >> the question is now should the government continue to
>> president obama said that not accepting refugees is un- american. eyewitness news reporter dray clark picks up the story from the french consulate on the upper east side. >> reporter: good morning lori and ken. governor chris christie is a the latest governor to say no. he facebook a break off the trail to -- took a break off the campaign trial to discuss the issue and won't accept any syrian refugees brought into the country by the federal government. the christie's comments came after french authorities disclosed that one of the paris attackers entered europe through frese on a forged syrian -- greece on a forged syrian passport last month. 75 ref withdrew jews have already settled in new jersey but the governor said he will not accept any syrians not even children. >> i don't think orphans under 5 are being you know -- should be admitted into the united states at this point. but you know they have no family here. how are we going to care for
>> reporter: the governor said he doesn't believe the obama administration can effectively check the background of refugees. that's tough to hear for one who says the american people should not turn their back on people in need of a home. >> these syrians that are refugees they're not the ones who actually committed the crimes. they are actually the ones running away from the crimes that are being perpetrated and committed. >> reporter: since the attacks the governors of 25 states have indicated they either do not want or will prohibit the entry of any syrian refugees. we're live on the upper east side, dray clark, channel 7 thank you. and stay with eyewitness news and abcny7 for continuing coverage of the terror attacks. a live report from paris ahead at 6:00 a.m. developing in manhattan, a woman recovering in the hospital after a shooter opens fire in manhattan. it happened at the intersection of west 28th and broadway just a few hours ago.
eyewitness news reporter kala rama live in the flatiron district with what we now know. kala? >> reporter: ken, good morning. police tell me that 21-year-old woman was grazed in the leg while she was leaving a lounge in the middle of this block here on 28th street and the flatiron district of the city here. we're told by police who just cleared the area minutes that she was waiting outside a lounge called pergola nyc when she was shot in the street. it's a former flower shop turned mediterranean restaurant and hookah how long. it was shortly after 2:00 a.m. when the woman was shot in the street. apparent she had just left that lounge and was waiting outside for her boyfriend when a car pulled up and there may have been some kind of confrontation we've learned. police are now looking for a car seen leaving the area after the shooting but no description yet. again that victim a 21-year-old woman was grazed in the leg and
he has -- bellevue hospital. she has non-life-threatening injuries. kala rama, channel 7 eyewitness news. all right thank you. 4:36 and brooklyn and there's still questions in morning after a delivery man was hit by a falling tree. now this happened when the man was riding a bike through coffee park and red hook. he took a path where a contractor was removing trees damaged by superstorm sandy. him. he's now in the hospital. the big question is why wasn't the path blocked off? >> the caution tape that's here now put up by the police is the caution tape that should have prevented that poor soul from being hit by a tree. >> residents tell eyewitness news that the same area was cornered off when trees were removed last week. the parks department says it is ducting a -- conducting a thorough investigation. we're seeing disturbing video this morning showing a man viciously beaten with a bat. two men chasing the victim and
one of them swinging a bat landing several blows. it happened sunday in the mount hope section of the bronx. a third man can be seen later yelling at the victim. all of them appearing to be wearing security uniforms. the victim being treated at the hospital. well, a long island man on trial for murdering his former high school classmate has been convicted of second degree murder. prosecutors say 23-year-old thomas liming killed 18-year- old kyle underhill in 2011. after the two former friends had a falling out. the victim was beaten, choked and buried alive. liming will be sentenced next month. 4:37 and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> here's our camera from four times square. we're looking at some pretty weather. it's clear skies but it's cool. look at that temperature right there. 444 degrees. well, normal overnight low is about 41. that's pretty much close getting close to normal. it actually might get down to
41 by the time we hit sunrise which is about 6:44. looking at clear skies from the camera in brooklyn over to wall street and lower manhattan. a northeast wind coming in today and high pressure and a nice bubble up and it has come down out of canada. a cool earl day today and it slides eastward a milder day tomorrow and then watching some rain from the west. that will come on thursday, we're looking at 44 by 8:00. noontime temperature right around 49. we get to 52 this afternoon for just a little while. so dress warmly. so it's weather and traffic together every seven minutes. heather has the commute for you. we have some construction on the fdr drive. and they should have this cleared away shortly. we hope. here it is. northbound side on the right side of your screen, you can see only the left lane is open. and this is with ongoing construction southbound side doesn't look like it's moving too badly through that spot. let's go over to the maps and talk about subway status you no. fast track, no a. trains between 168th street and 207th
street. metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit they are all doing just fine. we have an accident here in nut lee it's 21 south right near park avenue. so you can expect some delays as you go through that spot. especially heading down from route 3. new jersey turnpike southbound truck lanes right near exit 11 for the garden state parkway. that's at accident. we have some construction still at the george washington bridge and the lincoln. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. lori and ken over to you. thank you. we have a developing story in the heartland, powerful storms striking overnight spawning tornadoes and new video just coming in next. >> plus, a gruesome discovery in texas. six people found murdered at a camp site. the suspect. >> mayhem in minnesota. protesters blocking streets after the shoot of course a man while he was -- shooting of a custody. this morning we have new
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welcome back. and we have a developing story, look at this video. powerful storms tearing across the country in western kansas a tv station sky cam caught video of the funnel cloud and severe thunderstorms moved in causing extensive damage. large tornadoes also ripping through the texas panhandle overnight including one estimated to be a mile wide. a chemical spill and gas leaks were reported that have twister leveled a -- after that twister leveled a plant in texas. the building was empty. no reports of any injuries. a blizzard warning in colorado expecting 6 to 14 inches of snow today. already a nasty scene around the town of castle rock said to be in the bullseye of this storm.
they're calling this major storm of winter. still kind of nice out for us. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> i'm very proud of you guys this morning. >> you are? >> yeah. >> why? >> well, you said there was a first major winter storm without saying the white stuff. >> oh. >> oh. we did good. >> see you guys don't really ever get into that kind of thing. the white stuff. we can also call it snow too. here's what's going on this morning as we look up the hudson river. we're looking at a beautiful morning, i mean it is you know like ken and lori said it's cool and crisp outside but it's a morning where we have normal temperatures and looking at about 44 to start the day. we have winds that are out of the east at 12 to 18 and a pressure riding look at that -- rising look at that barometer, at 30.45. that makes for a windy day and the beginning of the high pressure ridge where the winds are out of the east at 12 to 18 miles per hour. now we're going to be close to this today. so unfortunately is going to feel like a really chilly day. sun is up at 6:45.
temperatures tumbling -- gorgeous. temperatures tom bling today. get to 52 for just a little while. clouds tomorrow and rain on thursday and that gets out of here in time for the weekend. 41 west hampton. 40 around brookhaven and 43 smith town and babylon. 40 around newark and north here above the merrick parkway. 48 to monticello. so some normal numbers but chill little numbers this morning hundred -- chilly numbers this morning and then you tack on the wind. look at the wind at laguardia. 14 jfk. out around montauk 10-mile an hour winds. 21 gusts from the park to white plains and you can see that some of the gusts around 22 miles an hour from montauk and down the jersey shore. we have clear skies and a northeast wind nice bubble of high pressure here in the northeast. to the west is this storm system, it's a big low creating the snow and that tornadic activity you saw that tornado on the ground in kansas. this will all push eastward and gets to us on thursday. but tornadic
activity. what we're looking at today is this bubble of high making it cool here in the northeast but eventually you'll see big warmth starts to return tomorrow into the upper 50s and ahead of this front we'll see the temperatures into the 60s by thursday. our futurecast shows sunshine today. clouds increase on wednesday. you see by tomorrow evening it's cloudy and then on thursday, here comes the rain, lunchtime, into the afternoon is very heavy. into the evening hours but then you see it pushing right on through by the time we get to friday night. today 52 and tomorrow we have some cloud cover and we're at 58. so much cooler with sunshine for we're at 52. 53 is our normal high. clouds increase tonight. we're at 44. tomorrow it's cloudy and it's a bit milder, we're at 58 degrees. your accuweather seven day forecast. here comes the rain on thursday. yep. windy and rainy. maybe couple of inches of rain. and then of course you know with leaves and things and intersections and catch basins and all that can be some
the sun is back out just in time for friday. and the weekend looking very nice and fall-like. [ applause ] especially if you have some weekend plans. >> like going to west point on a boat or something. just saying. >> ooh. >> party barge. >> all right. heather? heather is dressed in nice autumn colors a little orange. >> see how i did that? >> you're so good at that. >> uh-huh. let's go right over to our subway status, and talk to you about the a. train. we have the repair going on so no trains between 168th street and 207th street. metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit they are all doing just fine. here's the problem for you. if you are a reverse commuter. going to the outbound side of the lincoln tunnel in the center tube we have an accident being cleared away. but we have relief here at the george washington bridge. inbound upper level construction cleared. minor inbound at the george washington bridge and the lincoln outbound you have the accident. holland tunnel minor as well.
all right heather thank you. this just in that secretary of state john kerry has just met with french president francois hollande in paris. the two discussed the response to the deadly terror attacks. kerry says isis is losing territory and feeling the pressure. they also just learned that hollande will meet with president obama in washington next week. a texas man is in custody this morning arrested in the deaths of six people including one child at a camp site. two of the bodies were found in a travel trailer four more were found in a pond near the home where police arrested william johnson. he owns the property right next to the camp site. >> he was at a residence just down the road. we took him into custody withouten accident -- without incident. johnson is charged with one count of murder at this time with a $2.5 million bond. >> oh. one woman reportedly did survive. police say it appears hudson didn't know the murder victims
point with just one of the killings. 4:47. and the federal government is being called in to take a closer look at the shooting of a black man while in police custody in minnesota. the mayor of minneapolis wants a civil rights investigation into the case of jamar clark. his family says clark is on life support after being shot in the head sunday. police say that clark was interfering with paramedics trying to treat him as an assault victim. >> they just understandable to me that people are you can pressing trust -- expressing frustration. we are doing the best we can do have an independent process. >> questions as to whether clark was handcuffed when he was shot. an initial police investigation says he was not. minnesota's governor says he supports the federal probe. in shooting has sparked two days of protests with some of the demonstrators stopping traffic on a major interstate. more than four dozen people have been arrested in minneapolis overnight and protesters are calling for the release of the police video of the shooting and the names of
both of them placed on administrative leave. a former army officer is charged. jamie jus vick was killed sunday night as she tried the pull over a suspected drunk driver outside of denver. retired colonel eric henderson is being held on $1 million bond. investigators say that he hit her car after leaving a denver broncos' football game and reports say he had at least six beers before we got behind the while. a lucky break for 100 puppies facing death at city animal shelters in california. the small breed dogs slated to be euthanized arrived by plane on long island just last night. eyewitness news anchor joe torres reports from farmingdale. >> reporter: it was a six hour journey for about 100 small breed dogs who travels nod only from -- traveled not only from los angeles but from death to life.
these dogs, many of them faced euthanasia in southern california. >> reporter: they were overcrowded be the small breed dogs. to free up the much-needed space in those shelters and to spare the dogs' lives, the wings of rescue plane picked up the pups and brought them to long island. shelter workers then transferred the jet lagged dogs on the mobile adoption units. >> we took them back to north shore, they'll be fed and wartered and just -- watered and just rest for the evening. >> reporter: the mission now of course is to find loving homes for the new arrivals which include chihuahuas, terriers and other small breeds. >> this week we're excited we're starting our season of thanks with the first rescue here tonight and bringing the hundred dogs in. >> reporter: and there are more on the way. another 250 dogs, cats, kittens and puppies of all shapes and sizes will be here in the next few days from places like georgia, virginia, and tennessee. and they'll all be ready for
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some difficult health news for actor charlie sheen. hollywood publicist howard bragman also a consultant with abc news confirms he has been told that sheen is hiv positive. didn't speak directly with sheen about the status, he says that sheen's people have told him that the actor is receiving treatment. in this morning's health alert, that morning cup of coffee could help you live longer. new study out of harvard found that people who drink more coffee had a lower risk of early death. [ laughter ] researchers also say that it didn't matter if the coffee was decaf or regular. hmm. but don't overdo it. that's with everything. the link was not as strong for
people who had more than five cups a day. >> all right, i like two to three. i'm good. >> i have about two. >> my cardiologist right now is saying you're not supposed to have three ken. >> heart palpitations. >> i'll stick to two. >> in more health news -- [ laughter ] >> 55 you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. here's bill with the accuweather forecast. >> be here for five hours. >> yes. >> hey ken. >> yes? >> try one. >> all right. yes doctor. >> just one. >> yes dr. evans. here we go all right this morning, i'm going to be like benjamin bratton or whatever it is. because i drink a lot of coffee. i'm sorry? button. thank you. thank you susan. [ laughter ] whatever. just play by brad pitt brought out of benjamin brat. 37 around sussex and looking at 40 around bridgeport. today we have 39 and 40 by
a pretty day but a lot cooler, kiddos dress warmly at the old bus stop. it's an a. because the temperature and the sun and all that is normal for this time of the year, it's going to be a pretty fall day. just much cooler than yesterday. here she is, brenda brat with a look at the commute this morning, you drink tea. now i'm very worried. we need a tea study tomorrow. that's what we need for tomorrow. let's go over to ourmaps. the lincoln tunnel going outbound we have an accident in the center tube. george washington bridge is minor, both ways no major upons to report, the inland -- problems to report. the outbound side again of the lincoln tunnel you have that accident. no major problems at the holland. nutley, 21 south near park avenue, that is another accident. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. lori and ken over to you. all right heather thank you. a change of plea hearing will be held next month for robert durst, the new york millionaire accused of murder. >> and prosecutors say the 71-
killed his longtime friend susan berman in her california home back in 2000. he now plans to change his plea to a federal weapons charge in new orleans. a move that his lawyer says will speed up the murder trial in l. a. 5:00 and we have breaking news right now in russia, new developments on the plane crash over egypt. russia just said that plane was brought down by a bomb. now president putin is weighing in. what he says, next. >> plus new developments out of paris overnight and france launching new air strikes on isis. detailsen what targets were hit ahead. >> and you definitely need to bundle up a little bit more than yesterday. before you head out the door today. most of the tristate will struggle just to hit 50 degrees today. meteorologist bill evans returns in a moment with your exclusive accuweather forecast
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we got clear skies and it's a chilly morning. grab all your gear. gloves scarf and all this. 42 now is the 5:00 temperature. east wind out there at 12 to 18 miles an hour to. too. 45 sayreville and go down central southern jersey. wrightstown 43. through hunterdon and somerset and middlesex to newark and up to 33 to the north. today we have sunshine and a much cooler day will creep toward 52 by 3:00 this afternoon. which by the way is normal for this hour of the day. i'm feeling like i'm not going to live much longer heather. oh you're with me then. >> i'm out of -- >> i don't have any coffee either. >> weather and traffic together every seven minutes. how's it going out there? >> we're all doomed. the lincoln tunnel. the accident has been cleared away. again that was outbound. you can still see some red as you come to the inbound side. but you do have amie for delay. no major problems to report in that earlier helix construction
you have 21 southbound right near park avenue. that accident has been cleared. the a. train service that fast track repair they shower clean -- should be cheering that up very shortly. a look at a web cam and show you the fdr drive on the northbound side. through the 90s on the health orb -- only the left lane is open. street cleaning rules are in effect, ken over to you. thank you. we have breaking news, russian president vladimir putin vows revenge amid news about last month's deadly plane crash in egypt. the head of shush yea's state force -- russia's state security forcers said there was explosives found in the wreckage of the jet. putin released a statement a short time ago saying quote our air operation in syria must be strengthened so the criminals understand retribution is imminent. now the attacks in paris and the massacre has sparked widespread calls for
congressional republicans to end or limit the number of syrian ref ewe owes coming into the country. some are threatening to use critical spending legislation as leverage. just weeks from a must pass deadline. >> france launched a new wave of air strikes on the northern syrian city of raqqa. the military says the strikes early today destroyed a command post and trading camp. >> this morning, france deployed the aircraft carrier charles de gaulle to assist in the air strikes. >> after more than 150 police raids and 23 arrests arkoses france and belgium, a massive bag net for the -- dragnet has come up empty. this morning new concerns as isis is threatening to target washington, d.c.. >> and eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live now another the -- at the french consulate on the upper east side. >> reporter: good morning lori and ken, the attacks in paris is now prompting tougher security measures here in the
a-- vowing to attack the nation's capital. washington, d.c.. it came in a new video and said the country's waging a crusaders campaign against syria would suffer the same fate as the french. cia director john brennan says the threat is very real. but we warned against letting it change america's basic values. >> their agenda is to kill. pure and simple. i know that there is a rush by some say the border should be -- to say the border should be closed. that's inconsistent with what i think our societies have been founded on the last several hundreds of years. >> reporter: and cia director brennan says advancements in technology is making it easier for terrorists to communicate with one another and also harder for investigators to decode or block the communication. right now they're using all tactics and employing all resources to prevent a similar attack from happening here in the u.s. live on the upper east
side, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. a leading democrat is sharply contradicting president obama and his claim that isis is contained. senator dianne feinstein is a ranking member of the senate intelligence committee and says she's never been more concerned because isis is expanding in spite of reassurances of feinstein also believes there soil. she is calling on the president to spend more than a few dozen troop -- send more than a few dozen troops to syria. stay with eyewitness news and abc news for updates on the developments on the attacks in paris and the latest on the investigation. you can also find information anytime at abcny7 and on the facebook and twitter pages. frightening moments for a woman wading outside on -- waiting outside on the street for her boyfriend. it happened at the intersection of broadway and west 28th.
rama is live at the scene, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, police tell me the woman was grazed in the leg leaving a lounge here on 28th street. in the last hour, police opened that street back up to traffic here in the flatiron district. we know that that woman was leaving pergola nyc. we're told that pergola nyc is a former flower shop turned mediterranean restaurant and hookah lounge. i checked they closed around 2:00 a.m. and it was shortly after that when the shooting happened in the street. police say that the woman came outside was waiting for her boyfriend who was supposed to be meeting up with her when the shooting happened. she ran to a nearby hotel looking for help and that's when police got here. police are now looking for a car seen leaving the area of the shooting. but we do not have a description yet. again that 21-year-old woman was grazed in the leg. she was brought to bellevue hospital and we're told she has non-life-threatening injuries. live in the gnat iron district, kala rama, channel 7 eyewitness news.
morning of the suspect in a shooting inside a brooklyn department store now here's the video we received overnight. detectives say that this man shot someone after a fight last night inside lou city in bushwick. the victim is recovering in the hospital and police want to find the woman in black who was with the suspect. anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers. also in brooklyn, the hunt continues for the suspect in a rush hour shooting in canarsie. two people were hit by gunfire on rockaway parkway. one was the intended target. he was hit not leg. other -- in the leg. other was a bystander who was just waiting for a bus. he took a bullet to the chest and both are recovering. it is 5:07. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. and bill evans, bill? >> today we're going on the looking at -- to be looking at sunshine and cool weather and right now, it's on the clear side as we look here from our camera at four times square looking south here from brooklyn to wall street around bowling green up toward the
clear skies here and we're looking at temperatures hovering right around 44 to 42 degrees. an east wind coming in here 2, 18 miles per hour. -- 12, 18 miles an hour. back here to the west is the batch of rain headed for st. louis and chicago today. even delays around minneapolis- st. paul. that rain is with us on thursday. 46 by 10:00 and 1:00 temperature 51. and we briefly get to 52 this afternoon. dress warmly kiddos. like the hooligans here at the bus stop. >> yea. >> looking very snappy they are. >> those hooligans. >> it's cold, they are dressed appropriately. >> hey it's the saucy one still hip bent? >> she had a hip replacement. >> it's about that time. [ laughter ] >> oh my. let's go over to the fdr drive. and about time they clear imthis construction right? let's check it out. as you go northbound that's on the right side of the screen, it looks like only the left
this is in the 90s, to the maps, subway status, subways are running on or close to schedule. and at @ lincoln tunnel a minor accident has been clear cleared away. southbound truck lanes exit 11 another accident is being cleared at the new jersey turnpike. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. ken and lori over to you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new developments in the search for the black box of the cargo ship that sank in the middle of the hurricane. what made officials call the whole thing off. >> plus a firefighter gets a new chance at life and a new
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the el faro -- this morning about the el faro cargo ship. the search is now over for the ship's black box. despite locating the ship and its bridge last week, the navy team couldn't find the ship's mast where the recorder is mounted. 33 crew nebraskas died when -- members died when the ship went down last month. the in the sec says it is -- ntsb is hopeful it can still get a probable cause. the minuet the center of the most -- man at the center of the most extensive face transplant in the world is now looking forward to driving again. mississippi volunteer firefighter 41-year-old patrick hardyson suffered disfiguring burning to his face after running into a house fire in 2001. in august, he received the face transplant at ny ulan gone medical center. he's still undergoing physical therapy but plans to return home in time for thanksgiving. dr. eduardo rodriguez led a team of more than 100 people
decided now was the time to share the news. >> we had an emotional exchange when our team took him to macy's to buy clothes. and for him it was so remarkable that no one stared at hill. no one looked at him. >> wow. >> well, the donor 26-year-old david roder-bach was killed in a bicycle accident. his mother didn't hesitate to donate his face. one reason? her season's dream was -- son's dream was to become a firefighter. >> isn't that something? so he lives on. >> amazing yes. >> that is something. what an amazing story. it's 5:13. meteorologist bill evans joins us now with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> we have a pretty morning outside and we have clear skies, it's cool and crisp and temperatures are right around some normal levels and looking at clear skies as we look up the hudson river here. 42 degrees now the normal overnight low is 4 #. this is what it should feel like for this time of the year. 51% the humidity and an east
wind at 12 do 18 and pressure continues to rise, 30.45. today is going to feel a lot cooler. so we're starting ten degrees cooler today. and it's 33 at poughkeepsie and white plains 37. 39 around bridgeport and 46, 48 down the jersey shore. we are looking at 6-mile an hour winds at white plains to 17 at flushing it's all out of the east northeast here today. 13-mile an hour wind down the shore. of that northeast -- we have that northeast wind a bubble of high pressure. clouds from the south come in tomorrow. out to the west we have the area of rain you see down to chicago and kansas city and all that's sliding eastward that will get to us by noontime on thursday. tomorrow we got a cloudy day. but we'll have a little milder dare tomorrow and -- air tomorrow and it will feel a little bit warmer in the upper 50s. then by noontime, we get the rain starting west of the city. sweeping into the afternoon. heavy rain during the evening commute thursday. could be some flooding on roadways but notice thursday night after midnight this stuff is gone. the sun is back out on friday. and after school today, kiddos, probably need one layer after
school if you have sports. it's 52 and running around will be a little cooler than yesterday's 67. folks were in t-shirts yesterday. today we're at 52. it will be a long sleeved t- shirt today for some of you. 58 and cloud cover tomorrow. flush here comes the rain -- tomorrow, here comes the rain again tomorrow as it slides eastward and gets in here on thursday. much cooler with sunshine for the most part today. 52 degrees. tonight it's clouds increasing the low is 44. tomorrow and into the roast the day we get the cloudy skies and 58 degrees. it's thursday, we got the wind- swept rain and that might actually create some problems with flooding. you know where there's leaves covering up catch basins and drainage and low lying areas. and then the weekend looks nice. 58 on friday. a little cooler saturday. and we got sunshine on sunday. so a nice fall weekend coming up and you look next week, and you'll see temperatures are a little cooler than normal next week. >> stop. >> okay.
>> i liked it when you were singing music, it was good. >> it was pretty good. >> very 1983 of you. it's 5:16. we check with heather o'rourke for a look at the commute. yeah the subway statuses once again. it's on or close to schedule aural that fast track repair they were doing overnight on the a. trains has been pixed up and put you a way for the time being. -- away for the time being. the l.i.e. eastbound side near exit 29. that's an accident being cleared away. and then we have this problem in smithtown it involves a water main break. jericho turnpike is closed both ways between old will its pass and meadow road. that water main break there being repaired so you have all lanes closed down and that's in both directions and it looks like our street cleaning rules are in effect. ken and lori over to you. all right heather thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the season cut short for a giants' favorite. victor cruz, hear from him as he announces he will not be returning to the field this season. >> and the huge honor on the
no salsa dancing until giants' wide receiver victor cruz is officially out for the season. he is having surgery on his torn left calf. he made the announcement on the bleacher report website. >> i'm excited for that process and i hope you device don't lose faith in me. >> we love you victor, cruz has
not played since last october due to a different injury. he suffered a torn tendon dependence phelonia. no -- against philadelphia. and happening today whether the manager of the national league champs will be the nl's manager of the year. mets' skipper trillion is one -- terry collins is one of three finalists for the award. of course its first world series since 2000. 5:20 and baseball legend yogi berra -- willie mays and yogi berra will be honored at the white house next week with the presidential medal of freedom. they're among 17 recipients named yesterday by president obama. they are passed away back in september and he played 18 years for the yankees and won ten world series rings. he also served in the navy during world war ii. ceremony is a week from today. time is 5:20 and you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> all right, here we go. let's take a look outside this morning.
we're going to have a nice start to the day. we have clear skies as we look from four times square looking south here this morning. we are going to be looking at temperatures of 42 around the park and 43 here around newark and bayonne elizabeth to staten island. 44 around jfk. 43 jfk. 44 around laguardia. a lot of wind out here and a dry humidity. taking the ferries over. staten island, jersey city, 25- mile-per-hour winds. slide that eastward and like a look at that. 25-mile an hour wind gusting to 29. get in there and get warm and hunker down for your ferry ride this morning. heather has the commute on the roads and rails, how's it going out is there. in l.i.e., we have an accident as you travel through springfield boulevard right near exit 29. and then we have this problem in smithtown, it's a water main break so jericho turnpike is closed both ways between old willets pass and meadow road all because of that water main break. our other mass transit systems are running on or close to schedule. and our street cleaning rules are in effect. ken and lori over to you.
all right heather thank you. 5:21. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a woman shot in the flatiron district and police are now searching for a car with four people inside. this is a tweet sent out by our own kala rama. she's on the scene gathering details and we'll get a live report from her straight ahead at 6:00 a.m. >> car loan debt is skyrocketing in the u.s. find out what is behind the
5:25. welcome back. american car dealers are on track for a record-breaking year. sales are up 6%. it's great. but car debt is skyrocketing, now have car loans totalling more than 1 physical dollars, analysts attribute that the low interest rates and strong car sales. the average payment hasn't changed much over the last five years, now just under $400 a month. asian stocks are mostly higher as investors look past last week's attacks in pares. >> japan's nikkei and hong kong's hang seng both gained more than 1%. and despite the paris
trading on wall street the weekend ended on a positive note. abc's kendis gibson and reena ninan have the report. >> reporter: all up in the first trading session since the paris attacks. >> stocks were expected to drop one expert saying the traders are becoming quote more immune to these types of attacks. aaa predicts the average price of gasoline will fall below $2 a gallon probably by christmas. that would be the first time since 2009. >> the arch price now stands $2.16 a gallon down six cents in a week and down 73 cents in a year. a viral video has triggered a run on patti labelle's sweet potato pie. >> at one point over the weekend wal-mart sold them at the rate of one per second thanks to a review by the guy in chicago viewed more than a million times even by patti herself. >> sang about it and good eats. that's america's money. >> i'll have what he's having. i'm buying --
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minutes away from weather and traffic. and bill. >> good morning everyone. we got clear skies got a great visibility here as we take a look from our camera asbury park right there from the convention center. all the way south down the street. down the boardwalk looking all good. see the flashing light out there in the water? that's the buoy. red wright return, always keeping in-between the navigational bow wees, here's -- buoys, here's what's happening this morning. it's chilly out this. the further north. 48 possibility sell low and armonk white plains 37. 39 long island and coastal connecticut. going to be a chilly morning. grab all your warm gear going to be a much cooler day today although 52 is right at normal seasonal temperatures for this time the year, it will feel much cooler because yesterday was 67. that's right. i was out walking the dog yesterday heather in are t- shirt. people told moe -- a t-shirt. people told me to please put on
a look at a camera shot and i will show you what's happening on the van wyck expressway. construction set up and check out that delay. as you come southbound getting into the kew gardens interchange. right here right behind the bug you can see the right lane is closed down. over to our maps and i can tell you that we also have an accident on the l.i.e.. it's eastbound right near exit 29 which is springfield boulevard. that accident being cleared. subway status, service is running on or close to schedule and smithtown we have an water main break. so you can expect some road closures as you go through there. the brooklyn bridge inbound closed down until 6:00 a.m. that of course is for overnight construction. street cleaning rules are in effect, lori over to you. thank you heather. we have breaking news and an angry vladimir putin vows retribution. now the head of the russia's state security forces told him that traces of a homemade
explosive were found in the wreckage of the metro jet. all 224 people on board were killed. in a statement and putin said of the killers we're going the look for them everywhere -- to look for them everywhere wherever they're hiding we will find them. and any place on earth and punish them. we have new developments from overnight in france, secretary of state john kerry has just met with french officials in paris to discuss terror attacks. kerry met with french president francois hollande. he says the bond between the united states and france is stronger than ever and he says the paris attacks were an attack on civilization and common decency. >> with lebanon attacks, with what happened in egypt, with anchor a. turkey, with the attacks now in paris. we have to step up our efforts to hit them at the core where they're planning these things.
>> the memorials are growing across paris as well as around the world 689 this is a live look at one of the tributes. in the heart of paris. there's a growing backlash across the united states against syrian refugees. 26 u.s. governors are saying they will not accept syrian refugees into their state. but all but one of those governors is republican. eyewitness news reporter clay clark is live at the -- dray clark is live. >> reporter: good morning ken, new jersey governor chris christie is the latest governor question. the governor will not accept any syrian refugees brought into this country by the federal government. the christie's comments came after french authorities attackers had entered europe through greece on a forged syrian passport last month
75 have -- refugee. 75 have already settled in new jersey but the governor said he will not accept any syrians not even any children. >> i don't think orphans under 5 should be admitted into the united states at this point. they have no family here, how are we going to care in fact folks? >> reporter: the governor doesn't believe the obama administration are effectively change the background of refugees and wants to put the safety and security of the american people first. that's tough to hear for one refugee who says the american people should not turn their back on people in need of a home. >> these syrians that are refugees, they're not the ones who actually committed these crimes. they're the ones who are actually running away from the same crimes that are being perpetrated and committed. >> reporter: since the paris attacks, 26 governors have now indicated they do not want or they will somehow try to prohibit the entry of any syrian refugees into their states.
side, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. and many of you have shared with us your tributes for the victims of the paris attacks, join the conversation on the facebook and twitter pages. we will have a live report from paris in the next half hour coming up. president obama arrived in the philippines this morning for the asian pacific economic cooperation forum. the meeting of world leaders is meant to focus on trade and economic issues. but the annual gathering is being overshadowed by security in the aftermath of the attacks in paris. there's also concern about china's growing presence in the south china sea. 5:35. breaking this morning, in greece, a powerful earthquake struck overnight killing at least two people and damaging roads and buildings. the quake hit the western greek island. the quake sparked landslides closing off access to mountainous towns and schools have been closed as crews assess the damage there. a:36. now to a developing story right here in manhattan.
police are searching for the shooter who fired at a woman outside a club. it happened overnight as the woman walked overpeering goo nyc on -- of pergola nyc on west 28th. they're looking for a car that was carrying four people. the woman is recovering at bellevue hospital. a live update at 6:00 a.m. and there's still questions this morning after a delivery in brooklyn. this happened when the man was riding through can have fee park in reddening -- coffee park in red hook. he took a path where a contractor was removing trees that were damaged by superstorm sandy. he's now in the hospital. the big question though why wasn't the path blocked off? >> the caution tape that is here now put up by the police is the caution tape that should have prevented that poor soul from being hit by a tree. >> well, residents tell eyewitness news that the same
area was cornered off when trees removed last week. the parks department says it is conducting a thorough investigation. time is 5:37. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. and meteorologist bill evans and the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> let's take a look outside. we have clear skies and right there from midtown manhattan. and around -- right there around times square looking south here this morning. you can see all the way down to the verrazano narrows bridge. a pretty look here. a nice look down the beach. here we are at the park looking down to point pleasant. camera bouncing around a little bit. we have a northeast wednesday here and temperature 42 degrees, we have a northeast wind coming in today. brand new high pressure ridge strong will keep us with sunshine today. the rain is on thursday and it will be heavy. big rain and big wind probably knocking down some trees on thursday too. 52 this afternoon dropping to 49 with clouds increasing tonight. at the bus stop today kids, dress warmly.
44-degrees and you can see the huckleberries got the hats and gloves on and tall kind of thing. after school they're still at the bus stop for crying out loud. 52 degrees. >> we're not late. >> they'll be waiting for you. especially the enforcer. right? the one who steals my lunch every day. >> there you go. >> you have a good lunch. he may -- he can cook. >> yes i know. i hope he brings ribs again today. right over to the web cam and the fdr drive. this is the southbound side check out all those brake lights. this is all because of construction in the 70s. now over to the maps and i can tell you that we have metro- north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit on or close and subway is that curse, subways are running on or close to schedule. cross bronx expressway west from the bronx river parkway into the sheridan, we have construction two lanes are closed down. and then we have the fdr drive northbound as i showed you we have construction northbound and delays on the southbound side. the street cleaning rules are in effect for today.
ken and lori over to you. heather thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a chilling discovery in texas. several people found dead at a camp sate. and coming -- site. and coming up what we know this morning about the suspect. >> developing story in the nation's heardland, strong storms strike overnight triggering tornadoes.
we're following a developing story at 5:41. powerful sort storms caution on camera. a tv station in kansas, the sky cam caught video of the funnel cloud as severe thunderstorms moved in causing extensive damage. there have been at least six reported tornadoes in western kansas alone. and there was this tornado near plains, kansas, that was reported to be quarter mile wide. people didn't have much time to take cover. the second tornado nearby in nest city.
there were tornado warnings all across the state into late last night. also developing right now, large tornadoes ripped through this texas panhandle last night including one estimated to be a mile wide. chemical spill and gas leaks were reported after that twister leveled a halliburton plant in pampa, texas. the building was empty. so there are no reports of any injuries. 5:42. and meteorologist bill evans now with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> yes, and this morning, we look from our roof camera here across to the chrysler building. across flushing bay. across east river and flushing bay. a good looking here morning -- morning here this morning. the chrysler building brought to you by chryslerment down the jersey shore, asbury park brought to you by new jersey. the humidity dry the wind is northeast at 6 and look at that pressure. 30.48. so when you're almost you know .5 ahead of that up above that,
that's really strong high pressure out there. as measured by the barometer and mercury. here we go we're looking at r5 3 for the -- at 53 for the normal high. that is going to feel a lot cooler today because of the warm day we had yesterday. sun is up 6:45. temperatures will fight to get to 50 today maybe 52 for a little while. clouding up tomorrow and wind- swept rain on thursday maybe knocking more trees down with some nice seasonal fall weather coming your way this weekend. hopatcong is 45 and hackettestown, new jersey is 34 degrees. 40 at montclair and 42 you get to teterboro and it's 43 poughkeepsie and kingston. the winds are out of the northeast. that makes it feel a little cool they are morning when you get the temperature down below 40. some windchill and look at laguardia. the winds are at 24 miles per hour. white plains are at 21. 22 montauk jersey shore. the northeast king comes in today. the -- wind comes in. it makes for a great day. lot of sunshine and clouds
increase tomorrow out ahead of the rain. and then the rain gets here on thursday. so we've got a cool day today. with this high pressure ridge. and then back to our west, you'll see it starlets to get warmer as the high slides east ward. back into the upper 50s on wednesday and 60s on thursday ahead of the front. sunshine today, our futurecast is showing we're going to be looking at you know, just -- cloudy skies tomorrow. and then here comes the rain for thursday. starts around noontime western jersey. 1:00, 2:00 in the city but notice by the time we get to thursday night it pushes east ward out across long island and it's gone predawn hours of friday. we're looking at 52 after school kiddos, wear the warm gear this morning, it's sunny and cool after school. tomorrow we're at 58 with clouds and here comes the front with the rain. this is the front that caused all that tornadic activity but that's down there in tornado alley. we just get the rain off of that as we go into thursday. much cooler today 52. clouds increase tonight 44. tomorrow, we've got a cloudy day but it's a bit milder at 58-
seven day forecast, rain on thursday. windy and wet and i mean we're talking about some serious rain here with this front working its way through. we're at 64 degrees a couple of inches of rain and as i mentioned a lot of wind and you have to watch out for trees and power lines down and ten then the -- then the rest of the week into the weekend looking good. we're looking at 40s next week to start it off and 30s at night but just a lit cooler than normal for this time of the year. so we've had a really nice fall. we've actually had a fall. you know? last year we didn't have a fall. we had a summer and a -- then we had a winter. winter for nearly six months. >> we had a winter for last year and this year last year. >> we sure did. this is nice. thank you bill. all right, let's check in with heather in the morning commute. >> the fdr drive. let's take a look at a couple of the web cams and this is right near 96th street. you can see how far down the brake lights go and in fact they go down into the area of 79th street.
as you come on to the northbound side, you also have a pretty good ride here. but this is up in the 90s, so what a mess we have there. why? let's head over to the maps and i'll tell you what's going on on the northbound side, 71st street to 79th street construction. southbound side they cleared that construction but two lanes closed downgoing northbound. street cleaning rules are in effect, lori over to you. heather thank you. and al texas man is in custody this morning arrested in the deaths of six people including one child at a camp site. two of the bodies were found in a travel trailer. four more were found in a pond near the home where police arrested william johnson. he owns the property right next to the camp site. >> he was at a residence just down the road. we took him into custody without incident. hudson is charged with one count of murder at this time. with the $2.5 million bond.
survived and it appears hudson didn't know the murder victims. has been charged at this point with with just one of the killings. time is 35:47. right now, blizzard conditions have led to winter weather warnings in colorado. as much as 14-inches of snow expected on the ground this afternoon in and around denver. winds of 50 miles per hour expected thanks to winter storm ajax. blizzard warnings are also in effect in parts of kansas and nebraska. the start of a tradition today that helps keep he is fortunate new yorkers warm for the holidays. new york cares launches its 27th an yum coat drive this -- annual coat drive this morning at the bowery mission in manhattan. you can drop off a coat at any of 300 locations throughout the five boroughs. 5:47. coming up next, a devastating diagnosis for hack which are charlie sheen. actor -- for actor charlie sheen. >> protesters are demanding justice in minnesota and we have new details about how many
5:50 and some difficult health news for actor charlie sheen. hollywood publicist bragman confirms he has been told that sheen is hiv positive. brag man also says he didn't speak directly with sheen about the hiv status, but sheen's people have told bragman that the actor is receiving treatment. the federal government is being called in to take a closer look at the shooting of a black man while in police custody in minnesota. the mayor of minneapolis wants a civil rights investigation into the case of jamar clark.
life support after being shot in the head sunday. police also say that clark was interfering with paramedics trying to treat him as an assault victim. >> it is understandable to me that people are expressing frustration, we are doing the best we can to have an independent process. >> there are questions as to whether clark was han confidenced when he was shot and initial police investigation says he was not. minnesota's governor says that he supports the federal probe. also the shooting has sparked two days of protests with some of the demonstrators stopping traffic on a major interstate. more than four dozen people have been arrested in minneapolis overnight. protesters are calling for the realest of the police video of the shooting and the names of the two police officers involved. both have been placed on administrative leave. 5:51. a change of plea hearing will be held next month for robert durst, the new york millionaire accused of murder. police say the 71-year-old real
estate heir killed hiss longtime friend susan berman in 2000. durst now plans a change of plea to a federal weapon charge in new orleans. his lawyer says that would speed up the start of durst's murder trial in los angeles. 5:52. we have breaking news in russia with word that a bomb caused a plane crash that killed everyone on board. what president putin is vowing to do next. >> and france strikes back at more isis targets in syria overnight. we have a live look at the french consulate on the upper east side where a memorial
you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic tailgate here on news -- together here on eyewitness news this morning, we have five minutes before 5:00 a.m. and i'm meteorologist bill evans here in the weather center. and we're looking at temperatures this morning starting out around 42 degrees. we're looking at 41 paramus and 42 morristown and 35 around sussex and right over to
degrees, but look at the wind. northeast at 24 at laguardia. 42 by 8:00 and 50 by noontime to 2:00 this afternoon and maybe 52 this afternoon. kiddos at the bus stop dress warmly i give it an a. because it's right at normal weather for this time of the year, it's sunny and 52 and gorgeous and heather hates it. we have construction on the east side of town open the fdr drive -- of town on the fdr drive. you also have delays southbound with that construction clearing away. rfk triborough bridge to the bronx manhattan. we have a disabled vehicle on the span. you can expect delays, no major jobs on mass transit. on the cross bronx, construction two lanes are closed. and our street cleaning rules are in effect. lori over to you. all right heather thank you. 5:55. no need to worry about shelling out cash to pay to register your drone. the faa says drone owners most
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this morning a massive anti- terrorism operation continuing this morning in france. we have a live report from paris next. >> here at home the nypd searching for a suspect after a woman was shot in the heart of manhattan. >> and incredible new video still coming in after a series of monster tornadoes tore across the plains. we're working to get more information about the john is just two weeks away from walking down the aisle with emily. didn't see that one comin'.
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