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good morning everybody. 6:00 a.m. right now. with an off ill branch apparently exthe ended, bernie sanders and hillary rodham clinton move past heated accusations over a breach of the democratic party's voter database. this morning highlights from the final democratic debate of the year. air france flight, diverted to kenya after a suspected bomb was found on the plane. this morning, we are hearing from one of the passengers.
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since two nypd detectives were killed in the line of duty. touching honors this afternoon as the city pays tribute. good morning everybody. happy sunday morning on this christmas week. thanks for taking a look with us at low manhattan. nice and clear and cold. and a little seasonal on this sunday, december 20th. very nice out. >> and not a fan of the cold but it does the feel like christmas. >> feels good, right? >> i totally get that. >> did you start your shopping yet? shopping. so me and amazon are like this. >> i know, right. >> done the. >> yeah, i know. we were watching the 1970 movie >> oh, yeah. hey people >> my kids are singing it. amy freeze, do you know which one i'm talking about? >> yes, i was feeling that
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out and the crowds were crazy. >> too much. >> yeah. >> are you done? >> yes, absolutely. i am an amazon prime shopper. >> oh! >> a prime shopper so i would like to the take that up a level. raise to you the prime level. >> next year. >> yes, free ship, two days on some things. anyway, it's good stuff. and some people just say the weather changing has made them feel the spirit of the season. it's been cold. very blustery yesterday. the winds were whipping right through yesterday evening. we had wind speeds up to 35, even 40 miles per hour. look at the wind gusts right now, white plain, 29 miles per hour. still have the strong winds. coming a little bit more from the southwesterly direction inland, but we've got a full-on northwest wind going through southeast new york so the songer winds and then settle down a bit. and even colder this morning
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so chilly start, the winds are still around. but into the middle part of the day, it's less harsh, the temperatures come up a few degrees. and sunrise time is officially at 7:14 this morning and the accutrack showing a few clouds on and off throughout day. the planning forecast, the next seven hour, we watch the temperatures rise and we're going for the low to mid-40s with a high of 42 in new york city. some spots maybe up to 44. tweaked the numbers a little bit. and we will see you coming up with the exclusive accuweather forecast with the end of the weekend and a warm-up ahead. >> thank you so much. today marks one year since the deaths of the two nypd detectives. both were fatally shot in brooklyn, ambushed while sitting in their patrol car last december. today police commissioner bill bratton will honor them at a vigil followed by a memorial plaque dedication. we are live with today's events. good morning.
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well, in addition to that plaque dedication ceremony which will happen later on this afternoon at the 84th precinct where the officers worked, following that everyone including the mayor, the commissioner will come here to the site where the officers were killed and will lay a wreath to honor them. >> shots fired. shots fired. >> reporter: it was one year ago today that two of new york's finest were gunned down inside their patrol car on the street. officers rushed to the scene but it was too late. the two detectives were killed and their attacker had turned the gun on himself. the violence brought the brooklyn community out in mourning as a memorial grew in the spot where the detectives were killed. their funerals brought police officers and law enforcement officials from around the country to new york as they stood by the nypd. one detective was 32 years old and a seven-year veteran of the force. he had been married just two months before he was killed and
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father of two, just last week his wife of 22 years announced the a foundation she's starting in his name. >> i want it to be empowering for others. so it's nerve racking for me. my husband told me, there's so much more you can do, push harder, you got this. >> reporter: the foundation raises awareness of the dangers officers face on the job and supports families of fallen officers. and for the first time, she will visit the site where her husband was killed. she is expected to attend that wreath laying ceremony this afternoon. channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you so much. developing right now oversea, investigators are looking into a suspicious package that forced the emergency landing of a flight that was headed for paris. the air france jet landed in
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hours after taking off from an island in the indian ocean. passengers say the flight crew announced the plane needed to land and kept everyone calm while the pilot landed safely. >> we didn't know what was happening actually. and so we sit back and we said we are to land because we have a technical problem that actually was not a technical problem. >> kenyan officials retrieved the item found in the bathroom and say the more than 460 passengers and crew members were safely evacuated from the plane. the flight was headed to paris initially. investigators are interviewing passengers. police are searching for a killer after a store owner was fatally shot in jersey city. investigators were on the scene for several hours last night after someone opened fire inside top plus clothing store. it happened around 4:00 in the afternoon, broad daylight on a busy shopping weekend, super saturday no less.
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in this. neighbors say the victim was well known and well liked in the community. >> very good person, you know. >> very nice guy. we would always go by, talk to him in the morning. sometimes at night, we would go out and pull the gates down. >> the hudson county prosecutor's office is now looking for the gunman. investigators have not yet released the victim's name. firefighters in brooklyn found a blind woman who live add loan dead after flames ripped through her home. the fire broke out at her home at east 52nd street yesterday morning. firefighters found the body of the 64-year-old alma crosby inside her home after putting out the flames. it took 60 firefighters to get the fire under control. no word from investigators this morning about the cause of that fire. from brooklyn to jersey city where a first responder was injured and dozens of people were displaced after a
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apartment building. eyewitnesses posted video of firefighters responding to the scene yesterday. it started on the first floor and quickly spread to the second. it injured one firefighter there. the red cross is helping six families find shelter after this. the cause of the fire under investigation as well. well the third democratic debate of the 2016 presidential campaign is now over, of course. hillary rodham clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley were back on stage last night in manchester, new hampshire. from claims over stolen data and clashes over gun control and io circumstances all three candidates took a strong stand -- control and isis, all three candidates took a strong stand. we have the highlights from new hampshire. >> heated moments here in new hampshire. the democratic candidates at times interrupting each other, speaking out of turn and they did not hold back, going after each other's policy proposals and records. following impassioned opening statements touching on the
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>> we hold true to the values and freedom thes that unite us. never surrender them to the fascist pleas of billionaires with big mouths. >> reporter: the questions quickly turning to the elephant in the debate hall. >> does secretary clinton deserve an apology tonight? >> yes, i apologize. >> reporter: sanders saying he's sorry after four of his campaign workers tapped into her private data. >> it's not the type of campaign that we run. >> we should move on because i don't think the american people this. >> reporter: the third democratic debate then getting to the issues that are on many americans' minds from the economy to terrorism -- >> i think it's absolutely the wrong policy for us to be even imagining that we're going the to end up putting tens of thousands of american troops isis. >> reporter: the to heated
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>> senator sanders voted against the brady bill. >> do not tell me that i have not shown courage in standing up to the gun people -- >> reporter: o'malley and sanders working to set themselves apart from clinton who still has a commanding lead in the latest national poll while the candidates at times also shared a united message. >> this is the kind debate we need to take to the republicans. >> the database controversy is making its way across the aisle as a punch line for marco rubio. >> someone that works for bernie sanders hacked into hillary rodham clinton's computer. >> how did that happen? >> could have just called the chinese or russians. >> senator rubio made the comments during a campaign stop in south carolina. he told the crowd while the republican candidates may have policy disagreement, he feels it's a stronger field than the 9ias. republican candidate jeb bush was not far from the democratic debate, holding a town meeting last night in new
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florida governor was focusing on the last republican debate as he spoke to voters. he slammed donald trump after the two went toe to toe on the debate stage saying he's a quote, jerk and criticizing him for insult ising women, his panics and people with disabilities. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, the snow, yes, the s word, is falling in parts of new york but get ready for a christmas eve warm-up with temperatures soaring in several spots. and before we go to break, we want to show you this special message from one service member who can't be home for the holidays. >> hello, my name is captain bell. i'm here to say hello to my
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rere we are still a day away from the official start of winter but snow is falling already in parts of new york. it would not usually be a surprise to see this weather in buffalo where there are usually several inches on the ground already by this time of year but the city has broken records for the longest streak without snow in the last two weeks. this time last year, for example, buffalo had already been hit with severe snowstorms leaving communities under several feet of snow. >> remember that? >> yeah, i think the stat up there is incredible. like the latest snow fall in like, more than a hundred year, some crazy stat.
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>> yeah, just incredible. like this blinding snow and some places got dumped with 20 inches a short amount of time. and i think the whole, you know, being cold here, like the violin playing, but it's not that it's crazy that it's in the 40s and windy, just that it's been so mild -- >> it feels worse than it really is. >> our blood is not thick enough. >> it's true. >> that's a wife's told probably. >> tell my blood that. >> and new york is say big state. that's far away. >> yeah, that snow is far away. a big state. >> we only have this day. one more day here to close out the weekend before we're back to a major warm-up, bouncing temperatures, in the 50s and 60s and potentially breaking a record. the confidence is growing that christmas eve will be a record breaker. so that's kind of interesting. looking down to the battery, lower manhattan, we're going to start with clear sky, more sun
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morning. humidity, 44%, cameras are still bouncing, northwest winds coming in and gusts in the the park still up to 20 to 25 miles per hour just within the last hour. so we have, you know, less windy conditions as the day goes on. it's mild by monday. right through the 2,025th. looking -- through the 5th. looking -- through 25th. less than a 30 miles per hour wind gust for white plains but pushing the envelope at 29. see how the winds are lesser back to the north and west and the tail end is going to push off to the east. so as the morning goes on, the wind will be less and less. wake-up wind chills are sub freezing this morning. that's incredible. 34 right now is what it feels like on the island but many places, at 32 or below for the feels-like temperature. clouds coming and going. right now we're averaging 10 to 12 degrees above the average
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so we look at the month of december so far, we're extremely warm as far as the long term numbers go. the mild pattern will continue this week but watch the jet stream to the north. that plays into the weather patter and the chances for storms to hit us this week. it's so far north that the first system on monday sort of scoots to the north, more rain for the northeast than snow because we are on the warm side. and the next one comes up here under the ridge. and that's the shower activity that we're expecting to see tuesday the night, carrying into wednesday and thursday. that stream of moisture will continue to come up through the mid- to late part of the week. this afternoon, 44, not as windy. temperatures tonight going the to 34 degrees. and tomorrow, we're at 45. and now the accuweather seven- day forecast looks like this, tuesday, 60 degrees. wednesday the same. pushing it to 69 now on thursday. >> what? >> yeah. friday -- >> keeps going up two degrees. >> friday, back to 57. christmas eve is the extremely warm day.
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we'll talk more about this. and give you more details on the rain and timing as we scoot through the morning. >> keeps inching up. >> and folks can literally wear shorts on christmas eve. >> flip flops. >> game on. >> thank you. straight ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, what began as report of vandalism at an apartment complex in california spiraled into a deadly police-involved shooting inside of a hospital. how the situation got out of control very quickly. loved ones shared their
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a suspect is dead after a
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hospital in california. police say the man was brought to the hospital in southern california after officers were called to an apartment complex yesterday morning. they say the suspect was throwing bottles and arguing with neighbors and turned on police when they arrived. they subdued him and took him to the hospital and that's where investigators say the man began swinging a metal chair at officers before reaching for one of the cop's guns, that's when another officer opened fire, killing the man. the grieving continues for the family and friends of those killed in the san bernardino terror attack. yesterday loved ones gathered to say good-bye to three of the victims. family members say the 27-year- old was a warm compassionate loving woman. friday night, her family met with the president and first lady during their visit to san bernardino. >> he was very supportive and you know, invited the family to the white house. and just wants to be there as a presence to make sure that, you know, that this woman did not
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>> a funeral was also held yesterday for the 57-year-old. he worked in south jersey before moving to california. and there was a large memorial service yesterday for a father of six whose children range in age from baby to teenager. >> we've many presidents have to play the role of consoler-in-chief. and one person said it was not a quick visit, they spent about two hours with the families.
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welcome back everybody it is 6:00 2. >> good morning everyone. the nfl may own sundays during the season but each year, late in december, football fans get saturday too. last night the jets and cowboys kicked off that saturday tradition with gang green looking to solidify the play- off standing as they arrived in dallas. 1 you are the care, the jets were running. going 12-yards to the end zone, they would miss the extra point so they led 6-3. just over a minute left in half-time, he hits bryant and they led 10-9 at 2 break. 3rd quarter, just this kind of game. the jets have a chance but then they do this, the second play
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turnover, mitchell intercepts so the cowboys take over. nobody scores though. the 4th, jets looking for the first lead of the second half. 16-13. goal. 41 seconds left, that happened, he would win it with a field goal of his own, 19-16, not much needed win. the giants return to the field later a team that just might pose a bit of a challenge. big blue welcomes the undefeated panthers this afternoon. new york kept the play-offs hope alive with the monday night win in miami but 13-0 carolina won't be nearly as simple. cam newton and company the team in the nfl for much of the season and for a good reason. >> a difference in 13 ws and they have done a lot to deserve that. so hats off to them. we're going to prepare. we know they're a good team. going to be a good game. and things are looking
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as they lost their fourth in the row, since then though, nothing but wins. last night huh to the like their chances of winning -- night, you to like their chances of winning the fourth straight. 1 quarter, another big game, the easy lay-up here. the knicks cruising in the 2nd. on the pick and roll, to williams for the dunk. part of the 23-6 knicks run. and the great pass, he finished with 27 points to lead the way. he had 21 points in the winning effort. 107-91. the knicks are victorious. it's their fourth straight win and they move back to .500. and not even christmas yet but it's never too soon to look at the standings in the nhl. and many the metropolitan division, after first place washington, it's a log jam of the local team including the devils. last night, hosting anaheim. the shot goes off that's a
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then it got worse. and then 2-0 with 16 seconds to go in the 1st. the good news, the devils avoid the shutout in the 3rd but too little, too late. 2-1 the devils fall. and also in action last night, the islanders on the road in arizona. scoreless game until late in the 1st period. and seventh goal of the season. they led 1-0 after one and that's all it took. the islanders lose. and that's your morning look at sports. 5:00. >> thank you. >> still recovering from the duke the game. i can't -- >> i was going to mention that at 7:00 but go ahead -- >> terrible. >> you know, if you want to get >> no. sorry i brought it up. much more ahead on this eyewitness news on sunday morning including a live look the day's top stories. it's been one year since two officers were killed
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coming up, i'll tell you how the city is marking the somber day. >> thank you. also ahead, a dream cut far too soon. a high school football player killed after jumping in front of flying bullets to save the lives of his friends and now hundreds of people in his tennessee community are coming together to remember a life tragically taken too soon. and this robber got a lest
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pretty. >> nice looking skyline shot of our city. welcome back to eyewitness news on this sunday morning. it is the 20th of december. christmas week is here. how about that? >> it's good. >> i love this time of year. it's very loving.
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>> me too. >> welcome to eyewitness news sunday morning. and it feels more like christmas this morning. >> it does. the cold. day. last. >> which is even better because just for a hot minute, a cold minute. hey, amy. >> you're right, just a cold blast coming in. and it doesn't last very long at all. just a few short hours here at the end of the weekend and we temperatures. >> perfect. >> nice. >> we could be in record territory before the end of the week which is pretty impressive. yesterday we gave it a five on the freeze factor today. and today we bump up to a six. we're going to have more sunshine and less wind but we had around here. and it's just been so comfortable, that does make a lot of a difference trying to get through the day and the errands, especially this time
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36 degrees and we've been spoiled, i'll admit it. 24 hour temperature change, starting off colder by a few degrees than we were yesterday. the same time. so three to four degrees colder. lows this morning, we did not make to it the freezing point in central park, 36 is the overnight low. and also somerville down to 32 overnight. and sub freezing in monticello as well. into the afternoon, the temperatures climb. yesterday we hit 40 degrees. and we can put a few more on that later and sunshine will be a factor for us as well. sun is up at 7:00 this morning. central park, sunshine and temperatures topping off at 4 degrees. the full accuweather forecast coming up next. >> thank you.
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the deaths of nypd detectives rafael ramos and wenjian liu. >> reporter: in addition to the plaque smearerny which will happen around 2:45 this afternoon, the commissioner and the mayor as well as the family members of the officers will come here to the site where they were killed to do a wreath- laying ceremony, again, to honor those officers. it really is hard to believe that it's been one year since the detectives sitting in their patrol car. the story, when it happened, made national headlines and just stunned everyone across the city. what we saw in the weeks that followed after they were killed, just a huge outpouring of support for the families and for the nypd.
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year veteran of the force. ramos, 40 years old. his wife of 22 years announced last week that she is starting a foundation in his name to support the families of fallen back here, they are probably come here today. they have cleared out all of the streets around here and they have been towing vehicles up. so they most likely are on today. channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. we're getting a look at a fiery crash that killed a truck driver in texas. the fuel truck crashed early yesterday morning, exploding in flames and killing the driver. freeway. the flames spread and firefighters were forced to shut down a large portion of hurt. a tennessee community is coming together in mourning after a teenager was killed protecting his friends. a vigil was held last night for the 15-year-old. friends and family lit candles
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football player killed friday night. police say he selflessly threw himself in the line of fire when he jumped in front of three female friends to shield them from bullets. >> it was good to know that he was going to protect others and then it was sad because, you know, he had to give up his own life. >> his dream was to make it, to be a coach or to play football. and he wanted to make it. and he wanted all of us to make it out. >> his brother says the football player was an inspiration for many before his death and now the community sees him as a hero. protesters are calling for charges against the minnesota police officers accused of shooting and killing an unarmed man during a confrontation. a rally was held yesterday minneapolis. the 24-year-old jamar clark was shot can kill last month when police say he interfered with paramedics giving aid to an assault. administrators want prosecutors to charge the officers without calling for a grand jury.
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say two men are lucky with how things turned out when they decided to take on a robbery suspect. the whole thing was caught by surveillance cameras. you can see the suspect point demanding cash. that is when two customers step in, one of them hit the suspect over the head with a glass bottle as they wrestled him to the ground. what they didn't know until police arrive san diego that the man had a loaded gun on him. >> he did have a weapon concealed in the waistband which was loaded. we would not urge the public to ever go ahead and do these type of actions and we are happy and elated that it turned out in the way that it did. >> wow. police arrived and took the suspect into custody. for the two people, they took a moment to appreciate the team work that helped police catch the suspect. the mother speak out, denouncing the promotion of a nypd officer involved in the
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she joined reverend al sharpton yesterday in harlem. they called police commissioner bill bratton to review the promotion process in his department. he was elevated to sergeant last week. he was one of four officers acquitted in the 1999 shooting in the soundview section of bronx. >> my heart was broken. like a knife through my heart. because i believe if someone, a police officer has been in power by holding his gun and going, abusing it and killing innocent people, they should not be entitled to do the same work. >> he was shot to death in his bronx building as he reached for what turned out to be simply his wallet. he is the only one of the four involved officers still working in the nypd. a u.s. army reservist is among the men accused of
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cocaine in bronx. police pulled over the army private and a second man in separate traffic stops on thursday. prosecutors say they had more than 135 pounds of cocaine in their vehicles. federal agents and nypd officials say the men are part of a narcotics trafficking network and have brought the drugs down from boston. coming up on eyewitness sunday morning, a stranger saves the life of a man suffering a heart attack at an atm. and an emotional reunion. and we will bring that to you next. before we go to break, a special message from one service member who cannot be home for the holidays. >> ramiez.
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it's not shopping that has got people lining up, it's the country's christmas lottery. 75% of adults are buying a the ticket there. the pot is $2.5 billion with winning shares not going to one person but thousands of ticketholders. that's why it's cool. and the most one person can claim is $435,000. it's a tradition that dates back to 1812. the it's estimated that the three-quarters of the people who live there will buy a ticket. and that's the thing, everybody ends up -- a lot of people end up winning, $435,000 would make my christmas very merry. >> ill take a slice of that. >> that dog will hunt. >> lord. el gordo, the fat one.
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that's it. >> listen, i put my old jeans on and find $5. >> suspect that a good feeling when you find the random -- >> the winter coats. >> yeah, makes it through the laundry just fine. >> some ticktacs, what a day. cold one day. hmm 70 coming up. >> you heard right. whatever circles you're running in -- >> the good circle. >> they got the number. good morning everybody. temperatures are still cold out whipping, gusting up to 25 miles per hour at this hour. we will see those winds starting to dwindle and temperatures get warmer today. and one more cold one in front of us. look at this fantastic skyline right here. and really lighting up the sky with light blue and purple and pink this morning. official sunrise time about 7:15. i think the it will be spectacular. and clouds out there. and a lot of the light will not
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to be a nice one. northwest winds gusting up to 22 miles per hour. and pressure is on the rise. as far as this day goes, normals for this time of year are actually in the 40-degree range. and if we look at the long-term averages, that's a 30-year average. what that basically means for us is that temperatures are, you know, averaged out over a long period of time and turn out to be, you know, what we would consider normal. but normal is usually nothing but the extremes. so that's pretty much a benchmark for us but as we can see, december starting out to be different. 30 miles per hour gusts from white plains and on the island, 20 to 25 miles per hour still happening. and the wake-up wind chill factor in the mid-30s. feeling quite cold and sub that continues through the afternoon as well. highs will be in the low to mid- 40s this afternoon. so we're adding about four or five degrees from what we had yesterday. and less wind, that should bring up the comfort factor.
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will, this cold blast over the weekend comes on the heels of numbers that are 10 to 12 degrees above average for this time of year which we learned, average is the balance of the extremes. we have had six straight days of 60s. there are more ahead. in fact, record warmth this week expected. so not much happening today on the sky front. radar and satellite picture showing things very calm. and our temperatures again, we aren't the only ones. large area here of the northeast running well above average, eight to 12 degrees right now. and we continue through the end of the year with the pattern. the first system will ride the jet stream to the north of us. temperatures rebound, clouds around. and next, an influence from the south. and this rain comes in late on tuesday night and it's that stream and flow of energy that will affect us, even into wednesday and the beginning of thursday. it's out of here in time for the holiday. going to the football game today, 1:00 met life stadium,
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at kick-off. and winds will have settled down to about hour. so nice recovery with the winds over in new jersey this afternoon. not as cold tonight, 38 for the overnight low and 28 in the suburbs and temperatures climb tomorrow. and the rain developing at night, late, late, late monday into the early pre-dawn hours of tuesday. turns mild with temperatures returning to the 60s for both tuesday and wednesday. but the rain doesn't quit. wednesday, rain especially in the afternoon and then 50 to 55 degrees north, even as the city hits 60 degrees. so wednesday i think will be a rainy raw day despite the temperature reading at 30 degrees. christmas eve, cloudy and mild, 69. 57 on friday on christmas day. comfortable and nice day. and then saturday, still well saturday. the big story near the end of the weekend is going to be the temperatures busting records. >> all right.
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>> above normal. >> above normal. all right. thank you, santa. >> all right. >> thank you, amy. before you go to break, let's take a look at today's channel 7 community calendar. all holiday themed -- play. don't get that. i keep wishing. these are all the songs in my head. this one christmas classic, this is a remix of the jackson 5 classic suggested by twitter follower ria, michael jackson singing "i saw mommy kissing >> roll it. >> reporter: here's what's happening in your community. long island stonybrook university showcases oragami. the kwanza celebration. it pays tribute to the roots of
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in bryant park in manhattan, join the evils in santa's corner to the take free pictures and then the workshop for coloring supplies to write letters to santa. and celebration at the park celebrates history and wildlife candle light walk.
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here's more. >> reporter: they were two street. now forever connected by the gift of life. >> all of a sudden you got gray and turned blue. and i said, uh oh, i said i guess i have to try. it wasn't sure i could do it. >> you did. >> reporter: last thursday william taylor was walking by this citi bank when he suddenly collapsed from a massive heart attack. bank workers quickly brought him inside and that's angel appeared, the 69-year-old claire o'neal is a retired nurse. she was walking home when she saw the commotion and noticed the man was dying in front of her eyes. so she got on her knees and began chest compressions. >> then i was afraid i would break your rib. >> that's okay. >> yeah. they always say it doesn't mat
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>> reporter: the two met for the second time today at mount sinai's hospital where william who is now recovering got a chance to thank his guardian angel. it was an emotional visit. even william's doctor could see both lives have now been touched. >> now life has different meaning. for you and for him. >> yes. i believe so. >> reporter: channel 7 eyewitness news. >> wow. and that nurse said she was given an amazing gift herself. her husband actually died a year ago from cancer. she admits she was angry because she felt her prayers went unanswered but now that she saved another man's life she says she finally has peace. >> wow. >> you never know when an angel is going to walk -- >> or where the message is going to come from. >> god bless >> right? when we come back, neighborhood eats. but first, big dog sunday. >> you guys got me tearing up over that story. >> i know.
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eat, we're heading to a family- owned spot that's been a stay until hoboken for almost -- been a staple for almost a decade. >> we know we're going to have a great breakfast here. >> reporter: and they serve brunch all day every day. >> we love brunch. every day? >> reporter: liz and anthony were college sweethearts before going into business together. they opened anthony's near their home 17 years ago. first they sold provisions and prepared food but the chef wanted more so they started with brunch and then added in afternoon and then dinner. >> everyone comes here, the go- to place to eat. friends, family, quick cup of coffee to a full brunch to dinner. >> reporter: or desert like the pumpkin bread pudding. cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and sugar and and then ripped into
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and it's transferred to a baking pan and into the oven. a little jack daniels sauce and brittle to finish the dish make it for your holiday meal. >> two or three days in advance, let it rest at room temperature. a quick heat, >> reporter: ask relax with brunch, crab cake or made to order doe the nuts and something healthy like kale salad, just one of the facets of the brand. >> we have a wine bar. opening a new restaurant in may. and an event company,. >> we come here for any meal that we can. and we love it. it's always great. it's consistent. it's creative. it's one of the best restaurants that we go to. >> reporter: channel 7 eyewitness news. >> did you see that crab cake eggs benedict? >> you had me at jack daniels sauce. >> 100%. >> i was hooked. >> right? >> good stuff. hoboken. >> thank you.
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tributes are set is to roll in today as the city remembers the lives of two fallen nypd detectives. we are live in brooklyn with dethe tails on how rafael ramos and wenjian liu will be honored later today. and we are following a developing story out of kenya after a paris-bound flight was forced to land. ask the democrats vying for the white house go for broke in the third debate in new
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the nypd and the city lost two of its finest in a braisen
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how the city is honoring those two men's lives and paying tribute to their service. plus the search continues this morning for the gunman who shot and killed a store owner in new jersey. last night gave us debate number three for the three democratic presidential candidates. when dominated the discussion and the moments that could change the tone of election season. we will check out the highlights. good morning everybody. whoa, look at that shot. not bad at all. another gorgeous sunrise over new york city and the tri-state this morning. and the cold weekend. second part of it now beginning. >> right. >> so don't get used to the cold though. you will be hanging that puffy jacket back up sooner than you think after we get past today. it's sunday, december 20th. thank you so much for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> and welcome to the 7:00 hour of eyewitness news sunday morning. starting out christmas week. thank you so much for getting up and drinking coffee with us. >> yes, already up.
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freeze. >> amy, cold again today, jacket, glove, but i'm blown away by what you're talk about for christmas eve. >> you're not the only one. it's shocking to see temperatures returning to record territory after we have december. this is just a cameo really, yesterday and today, 48 hours of cold. today. no question about that. the sun coming up is spectacular too by the way. as you look outside, 36 degrees in central park and skies are full of color as not only daylight but the sun comes up, it's just going to be a spectacular looking day. one with more sunshine than yesterday and temperatures slightly warmer. and that should make a difference in the comfort level. 20 miles per hour for white plains. per hour. so definitely improvements already. the winds will continue but they'll lighten up quite a bit. less wind. so the wind chill factor is
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it feels like 35 right now in the boroughs. so very few clouds. accutrack confirming that the skies are looking good. and even though we're running this 10 to 12-degree above temperature, you know, basically pattern through the early part of the month, it's just temporarily gone. by this weekend, our temperatures will be back to near record territory, meaning the following weekend. by thursday, friday, saturday, details straight ahead. 44 is the expected high in new york city today. much more in the accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thank you. topping our news this morning, ceremonies and tributes will mark the day as new york city honors two nypd detectives killed in the line of duty one year ago today. detectives rafael ramos and wenjian liu were ambushed as they sat in their patrol car. we have details on how the detectives are being honored today live in brooklyn. good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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the first will be a memorial plaque dedication ceremony that will happen the 84th precinct where the officers worked and following that, the commissioner and the mayor and the family members of the officers will come here where the site where the officers were killed for a wreath-laying ceremony. >> shots fired: >> shots fired. >> reporter: it was one year ago today that two of new york's finest were gunned down inside their patrol car on the street. officers rushed to the scene but it was too late, detectives rafael ramos and wenjian liu were killed and their attacker had turned the gun on himself. the violence brought the brooklyn community out 9 in mourning as a memorial -- out in mourning as the memorial grew in the spot where the detectives were killed. their funerals brought police officers and law enforcement officials from around the country to new york as they stood by the nypd. detective lui was 32 years old and a seven-year veteran of the force. and he had been married just two months before he was killed.
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ramos was a father of two, just last week his wife of 22 announced the details of a foundation she is starting in his name. >> i be something empowering for others. so it's a little nerve racking for me. my husband always told me, you know, there's so much more you can do, push harder, you got this. >> reporter: the foundation raises awareness of the dangers officers face on the job and supports families of fallen officers. and for the first time, she is expected to visit the site where her husband was killed. she is expected to attend that right laying ceremony this afternoon. channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. developing right now overseas, a bomb team is looking into a suspicious package that forced the emergency landing of a flight headed for paris.
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few minutes that six passengers on the flight have been taken in for questioning. the air france jet landed in akin january city more than three hours after taking off from an island in the indian ocean. the flight crew announced that the plane was experiencing a technical issue and kept everyone calm as the pilot landed the plane safely. >> we didn't know what was happening actually. and so we secured our seat belt and they said we are going to land because we are having a technical problem that actually was not a technical problem. >> kenyan officials retrieved the item which was found in the bathroom and say the more than 460 passengers and crew members plane. the flight was headed to paris. this is the third air france flight divert since the deadly terror attacks in paris. a broad daylight shooting has police searching for a killer after a store owner was shot and killed in jersey city.
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for several hours last night after someone opened fire inside of top plus clothing store. it happened around 4:00 in the afternoon, broad daylight on a busy shopping weekend. the store's owner was shot and killed. neighbors say the victim was well known and liked in the community. >> very good person, you know. >> very nice guy. we would always go by, talk to him in the morning. sometimes at night, he would go out and pull the gates down. >> the hudson county prosecutor's office is on the scene even this morning looking for the gunman and investigators have not yet released the victim's name. an inmate at the westchester county jail has tested positive for tuberculosis. the 45-year-old inmate is being treated at the westchester medical center. county officials say his is the first confirmed case at the jail in many years. authorities are working to identify any inmates or staff members that may have been exposed to that one infected inmate.
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house, the democratic candidates faced off for their third debate and their last of this year. from claims over stolen data to clashes over gun control and isis, all three candidates last night took a strong stand to get their messages across. we have the highlights now from manchester, new hampshire. >> reporter: heated moments here in new hampshire. the democratic candidates at times interrupting each other, speaking out of turn and they did not hold back, going after each other's policy proposals and records. following impassioned opening statements touching on the issues and the republican race -- >> we hold true to the values and the freedoms that unite us. never surrender them to the fascist pleas of billionaires with big mouths. >> reporter: the questions quickly turning to the elephant in the debate hall. >> does secretary clinton deserve an apology tonight? >> yes, i apologize. >> reporter: bernie sanders saying he's sorry after four of
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into hillary rodham clinton's private voter data. >> i want to apologize to my supporters. this is not the type of campaign that we run. >> we should move on because i don't think the american people are all that interested in this. >> reporter: the third democratic debate then getting to the issues that are on many americans' minds from the economy to terrorism -- >> i think it's absolutely the wrong approximately single digits for us to be -- wrong policy for us to even be imagining that we're going to end up putting tens of thousands of american troops into syria and iraq to fight isis. >> reporter: to heated exchanges on gun control. >> senator sanders voted against the brady the bill. >> do not tell me that i have not shown courage in standing up to the gun people. >> reporter: o'malley and sanders working to set themselves apart from clinton who still has a commanding lead in the latest national poll. while the democratic candidates at times also shared a united message.
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we need to take to the republicans. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, a new beauty queen has been crowned and she is sitting next to me. >> bahaha. still not buying you a christmas gift. >> a new nation has new bragging rights this morning. hear who now holds the title as miss world. >> did you see them walking? >> yes, i did. >> they're really good at that. and meteorologist amy freeze, speaking of beauty queen, returns with the accuweather forecast when we come back on this just in. the final countdown to christmas is here. wait what? gary, is this teleprompter right? sweet molasses! i need to start shopping immediately.
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on top of the world this morning after its contestant was officially crowned miss world 2015. going to try to get the name right, 23-year-old maria goyle is from barcelona and is pursuing her degree. the contest featured women from 114 countries. but absent was canada's contestant -- >> what? >> who was born in china and denied entry into the country for the competition. >> hmm. >> interesting. i wonder, got to dig into that. >> yeah. >> usually, yeah, canada peaceful place. what's the -- >> the whole connection -- >> everyone likes to blame can damage really. blame canada. -- blame canada. really.
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and i'm okay with that. >> well, you know, you don't sound canadian, you sound like you're from jamaica. >> the show is great, it has -- >> i didn't realize that was an accent. that's how far i am. >> fantastic. what is going on today in the weather? underneath the banana tree. >> bonjour. >> we're going to be cold today but less wind and more sun. >> yes. >> so the transition even begins as early as today. yesterday, you really got a shock to the system. i know, it's more normal for december to feel cold but because it's been so mild and so comfortable, that's where it's like, wow, what a change. northwest winds still gusting up to 22 miles per hour within the last hour. in central park. pressure is on the rise and the high temperature so far is in the upper 30s. and we will see what we can do about getting above the normal today. i think it's going to happen. yesterday we had 40 degrees.
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but we're forecasting for 44. the record is 60 set back in 2002. not a record today but down the stretch. we've got potential for that. and the right now, the winds are starting to settle down and we're not seeing as much in the form of gusts. and so that's one sign that it's going to be more comfortable today. and wind chills still a factor for many spots. but by the afternoon where the sun is big and bright, we continue to build on this departure from average. through december 19th, so far this month, our temperatures have been anywhere between 10 to 12 degrees above average. and meaning the long-term average. we had six days in a row that were 60 degrees. that bring up the average over more than half of the movement these two days kind of old the average and then swing back up in the direction of above average temperatures. looks great in the northeast today but this is the futurecast. and we will start tomorrow at 8:00 a.m., back to work, back to school for the last few days before the holiday. and we get the clouds moving in
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goes well to the north of us. monday looks dry until late at night into the predawn hours of tuesday. and then we will see this system just racing up here from from the south. and this is what is going to the help create showers for us. tuesday afternoon into wednesday, off and on rain is expected as well. so the forecast breaks down like this, 44 the high. that would be even warmer than yesterday. and then tonight, temperatures fall to 38 in the city. more mild than it was last night and 28 in the suburbs. so not as cold. and temperatures to on monday start to climb. we get the rain late at night. the rain could begin after 1 0:00, 11:00 at night and then be with us start thing on tuesday. here is the accuweather seven- day forecast. we turn mild on tuesday with 60 degrees. but the rain will be on and off. so it's not a beautiful looking 60. same thing for wednesday. we should have no problem hitting the 60 degrees again
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some rain coming and going from time to time. and then by thursday, we dry out very nicely and christmas eve, we definitely break the record. i mean, it's looking easy that we break the record which is in the low 60s. we're forecasting 69. and then on christmas day, 57 degrees. that's still 15 to 20 degrees above average for this time of year. and for saturday, 58 degrees. let's take a second just to look at wednesday because a lot of people will be traveling on that day. 60 degrees. you just check the iphone and like that doesn't look bad but it's actually a showery day, there could be colder temperatures just to the north. but i would think of it as a mild, sort of damp day. and the seven-day forecast there go. >> records breaking. >> yeah, and i think that the east is of course on the mild storms back west. and even coming across the
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so that sometimes affects travel. we might have nice weather here, that can create the ripple effect. >> right, the plains come from somewhere else. >> yeah, definitely storms west. >> so check your airline for -- >> yeah. >> before you go. >> typical. straight ahead on eyewitness news on this sunday morning, hundreds of undocumented children are being shuttled into texas. why some are heading to other states. and coming up in sport, the jets go for four in a row as they look to the stay alive in
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a suspect is dead after a police shooting inside a california hospital. police say the man was brought to the hospital in southern
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called to an apartment complex yesterday morning. they say the suspect was throwing bottles and arguing with neighbors and then turned on police when they arrived. they subdued the man and took him to the hospital where investigators say that's where the man began swinging a metal chair at officers before reaching for one of the cop's guns and that's when another officer opened fire, killing the man. also a search is underway for victims kill when had an suv plunged into water in northern california. it happened yesterday morning in oakland. eyewitnesses say the driver was speeding through a parking lot before going up on the sidewalk and crashing through the barrier. rescue crews were able to pull one person out of the water but he later died at the hospital. the it's unclear how many other people were in the car at the time. a texas ranch is now serving as a home for undocumented immigrant children taken into custody along the u.s./mexico border. buses carrying dozens of children arrived yesterday and more are expected.
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government to be used to house the children seeking refuge from crime, violence and poverty in their home countries. >> i'm more of a humanitarian person than a political person. so i feel for the children because i'm a mother and i have children their age. >> the department of health and human service ises is now working with the children -- services is now working with those children. the texas ranch previously
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all right, time now for the morning sports. actually there's one headline i would like to get to before we toss to laura. just so we're clear, the duke blue devils playing here in new >> yeah. >> we did. >> we did. >> and even sweeter, a certain someone were in the stands to watch the defeat. >> very upsetting. >> which makes this a wonderful sunday morning. >> i don't like you anymore. >> reporter: good morning everyone. the nfl may own sundays during the season but each year late in december, football fans get saturday too. last night the jets and cowboys kicked off that saturday tradition with gang green looking to solidify its play- off standing as they arrived in dallas. 1st quarter, the jets were running. they would miss the extra point
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before half-time, in for the castle and hits bryant and they led 10-9 at the break. and 3rd quarter, the defense with the big play, and picked up. so the jets have a chance but then they go and do this, the second play off with the turnover, another turnover, intercepted. the cowboys take over. nobody scores though. the 4th, jets looking for their first lead of the second half. cowboys tied it with the field goal. and 41 seconds left, that happened. he would win wit a field goal of his own. 19-16, not pretty but the jets with a much needed win. well as for the giants, they returned to the field later today as they face a team that just might pose a bit of a challenge. big blue welcomes the undefeated panthers this afternoon. new york kept the play-off hopes alive with the monday night win in miami but 13-0 carolina won't be nearly as simple.
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the season and for a good reason. >> difference in 13 ws and obviously they have done a lot to deserve that. so hats off to them. we will prepare. we know they're a good team. going to be a good game. well things are looking bleak for the knicks last week as they lost their fourth in a row. since then though, nothing but ones. last night, huh to like their chances of winning a fourth straight as new york hosted the bulls coming off a quadruple overtime on friday. another big game, moving in for the easy lay-off here. and knicks cruising in the 2nd. on the pick and roll, for the dunk part of a 23-6 knicks run. and the great pass, and he finished with 27 points to lead the way. 107-91, the knicks are victorious. it's their fourth straight win ask they move back to the .500. and not even christmas yet
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a look at the standings in nhl. and after first place washington, a log jam of the local teams. that includes the devils currently in fourth. last night hosting anaheim. an active first, the shot goes off and the skate and in. and that's a tough break for the devils but then it got worse. 2-0 with 16 seconds left to go in the 1st. the devils avoid the shutout but it was too little too late, 2-1 the devils fall. and last night, the islanders on the road visiting the coyotes in arizona. scoreless until the end of the 1 period, seventh goal of the season. led 1-0 after one and that's all it took. the islander lose in the desert and that's your morning look at sports. we're back later tonight at 5 :00. >> that's the plan. >> and duke lost. >> okay, you know what, frightening words.
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>> much more ahead on eyewitness news on this sunday morning. it's been one year since two officers were killed sitting in their patrol car here in brooklyn. coming up, i'll tell you how the city is marking the somber day. >> thank you. also, millions of dollars worth of cocaine taken off the streets of (coughing) coughing disrupts everyone's life. that's why there's delsym. delsym's advanced time release formula helps silence coughs
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family getting a whooping cough vaccination today. come back. sun's up, so are we. a live look at lower manhattan. beautiful sun bouncing off the buildings. sunday morn december 20th. so good to have you with us. good morning everybody.
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sunday morning. the start of this odd christmas week. >> it's not odd. >> weather-wise. now the weather is crazy. >> right. >> in a good way for me. >> it's nice. but feels good. >> feels holiday-ish out there today, that's for sure. >> very crisp. just as you told us it would be amy freeze. >> and this is just a snap. a, if you will, of cold coming in. this is not sticking around for the holiday by any means. instead, one more day to put up with temperatures that are about average, about what we would expect for december. but we've gotten spoiled running 10 to 12 degrees above average so far this month. and now we're settling things down to feel a little more like winter. 36 degrees is what we have right now. and the radar and satellite picture, really the entire northeast looking very good for the rest of the weekend. and there has been some lake- effect snow. we have seen pictures up to 2 feet coming off of the lake
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so just really impressive but the winds are starting to pull back and we get the benefit of that as well. so even though the lows starting sub freezing in monticello and somerville with sub freezing this morning, we will see a gradual warm-up, the sun is back. and we should be able to get past 40 degrees across the map. we will go for 44 today. the next seven hours for connecticut, you can see the temperatures climb into the upper 30s by about noon. and then temperatures are expected to be in the highs degrees. coming up in just a few minute, we will talk about the bounce back with temperatures and also what to expect for the first full week of official winter weather. i'll have that in just a few rob -- >> thank you. topping the news this morning, ceremonies and tributes are set to mark the day as new york city honors two fallen nypd detectives.
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were shot on the job on this day one year ago. we have details on how those detectives will be honored later today. this morning. >> reporter: hi there, rob. yeah, a series of events officers. the first will happen around 1:00 this afternoon where the officers worked. dedication ceremony there. and everyone including the mayor, the commissioner, the officers' family members will come here to the site where the officers were killed here to have a wreath laying ceremony. it's hard to believe it's been one year since detectives rafael ramos and wenjian liu were shot while sitting in their patrol car. it was a story that made national headlines and touched everyone across the city. what we saw in the weeks that followed, just an outpouring of support for the officers'
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lui was a seven-year veteran of the force. ramos, his father of two. his wife started a foundation in his name to support families of fallen officers. back here, i can tell you that they have cleared out some of the streets for the ceremony here today. and they have been towing a lot of vehicles and a lot of barricades set up so they most likely are expecting a lot of people this afternoon. channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you very much. and a u.s. army reservist is among the men accused of smuggling $3 million worth of cocaine into the bronx. police pulled over the army private and a second suspect in separate traffic stops on thursday. authorities say they had more than 135 pounds of cocaine in their vehicles. officials say they are part of
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and had brought the drugs down from boston. a long island man is accused of assaulting two police officers during an arrest. authorities say they found numerous drugs inside radar during a traffic stop friday. when they began to place the 33- year-old charles rodriguez under arrest, officers say the suspect tried to take their weapons. additional officers were called in to help bring him under control. three other people in the car are now facing drug charges as well. police have a warning for homeowners in a new jersey community targeted by burglars. authorities are investigating friday. police say the burglars entered by forcing open windows and doors and then they took cash, jewelry and electronics. authorities are urging residents to remain vigilant, report suspicious activity and have motion sensitive lights on their property. good advice there. police have not yet determined whether the burglaries are indeed related. members of the muslim faith gathered in queens the to honor
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and to call for an end to extremist violence. a candle light vigil was held for the more than 130 children killed in pakistan on a school attack last year. and the victims in the recent massacre in san bernardino. speakers strongly condemned the violence and said terrorism con flicks with the principles of islam. come up next on eyewitness sunday morning, families in california are saying their final farewells to the victims of the san bernardino attack. we will take a look at how the victims are being remembered. but before we go to break, we have a special messaging for from a service member that can't be home for the holidays. >> hello, i'm sergeant debose, this message is for my family out of bronx, new york, to mommy, my uncle, especially to my nephew warren, jr., i wish you guys a merry christmas, i
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all right, so, yeah. it's cold today, it's going to heat up. i like the seven-day forecast. so you both are off next weekend. so enjoy your holiday time off with family and friends. lauren and i will be holding it down here next weekend. so i just wanted to put that on the record ask wish you a lovely holiday with your family and and friends and not having to wake up early next weekend on christmas weekend. enjoy that lady thes. >> are you trying to say you're going to miss us? here. he's going the miss us. >> i'm not surprised. >> i love lauren though. she's awesome. >> she's great. >> any other items of business you need to introduce before -- >> no, that's all. >> he did give your whole forecast, just saying. >> well, i have something that rob didn't tell you. oh. >> it's hard to believe but good morning everyone.
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chilly again this morning. slightly warmer in some spots than others. and it feels better because the winds have started to pull back. and of course, that increases the comfort factor, if you will. so let's check the numbers in central park. here's where we all start, temperatures in the mid-30s. northwest winds in the last hour gusting to 22 miles per hour but they are setting down across the area, really getting calmer from west to east as the morning goes on. and typical high for this time of year would be 42. that's the normal. typical low would be 31 degrees. and we have only been sub season. once, november 4th, the only in the city. some of the suburbs have made it but we haven't done it but one time the entire season. records a lot. everybody can recall that. and we've had several days where temperatures have been if
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in fact, we had the days consecutive of 60 degrees or more. and actually i think that we will quite easily see our temperatures returning to the upper 60s into the holiday week. so we've been going 10 to 12 degrees above average when we look at the entire month so far. and more record warmth is ahead for us. so i don't know, if you guys wouldn't mind hitting the button upstairs for me, i don't know if it's possible but it would help because this is not working for me. here we government radar and satellite, a few clouds around mainly to the north, and clear skies from central jersey south. and more sunshine today than you saw yesterday which is great. and looking ahead over the next couple day, we will continue to see the temperatures sort of changing up. so we will spend time here on the seven day the forecast. monday we start to bounce back with the temperatures, 54. and that takes us again 15 degrees above average for this time of year. and that warmth stays with us, even though rain is going to move in. predawn hours of tuesday, there's rain around, 60 degrees
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and it's a mild wet damp couple days here tuesday and wednesday. still hitting 60 degrees midweek but it's wet. so not a perfect 60. thursday looks a little better. maybe a drip or drizzle early on and then we hit 69 degrees. five to seven degrees. look at the records from newark and laguardia at central park and this will go down in the books christmas eve hitting 69 degrees. and then cool off down to 57 on friday and we would still see a very pleasant crist christmas day and that 57 is 15 to 20 degrees above average. saturday we will be at 5 8 degrees for the high. so we don't really lose the warmth, even through the holiday weekend. so a stretch here where we're going to warm back up and hold that for another week or so to close out the year. now what is all of it mean? that's the big question everybody wants to know, are we
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it really doesn't look like -- it doesn't mean because it's warm now that it will be extremely cold later. did you want mean we will get a bunch of snow. but it doesn't look like the pattern changes significantly maybe until mid-january when we see some of the ocean indicaters showing us in a little bit colder mode and a little bit stormier mode. all that being said, we know that el nio is in effect, et cetera. and there are several climate indicaters meaning what's happened in the past, in history where we have warm novembers and decembers, it does sometimes equate to less snow. not always. >> right. >> me and el nio are like this. >> no, you're not. >> i'm a fan of the el nio. >> he done even know your name. >> basically old man winter is up now but not fully awake. just using the bathroom and going back to bed, right? >> well, i'm not -- >> that's not appropriate. >> i'm not on that personal of
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know this, everyone's like, ah, it's so cold it's crazy. this is our typical cold and we know that but it's a shocker to the system. >> shocker. >> it's a blast to the system is. >> thank you. coming up >> firefighters dash into the water of queens to rescue a boater in disstress. details on how they are all doing this morning before we go to break, time for everyone's favorite part of the show the community calendar theme songs and holiday mixes. interesting note, mariah carey's "all i want for christmas is you" has been dethroned in department stores across america as the most played replaced with this -- >> which we will not play -- >> playing in my head, the shiz,. wonderful christmas time you know, i can't sing. boom, boom. okay.
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>> that's a low point. roll the remix. >> here's what's happening in your community. long island stonybrook university showcases oragami heaven. join brentwood public library for the kwanza celebration. it pays tribute to the roots of americans of with african ancestry. and join the evles in santa's corner to take free pictures and then coloring supplies to write letters to santa. and winter solstice celebrates history with story, hot sider and a candle light walk on the trail. and for more information about
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why let someone else have all the fun? the sometimes haphazard, never boring fun. the why can't it smell like this all the time fun. the learning the virtue of sharing
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why let someone else have all the fun? that's no fun. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. first responders and their families are celebrating permanent health care coverage for health issues stemming from the 9/11 attacks. local leaders gathered yesterday with first responders to applaud the extension of the zadroga act. president barack obama signed the federal spending bill that guarantees enough money through
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program is renewed until 2090. the grieving continues for the family and friends of those killed in the san bernardino terror attack. yesterday loved ones gathered to say good-bye to three victims. family members say the 27-year- old was a warm, compassionate and loving woman. friday night, her family met with the president and first lady during their visit to san bernardino. >> he was very supportive and, you know, invited the family to the white house and just wants to be there as a presence to make sure that, you this woman did not die in vain. >> they spent about two hours meeting with the family members of the victims. meantime, a funeral was also held yesterday for the 57-year- old who worked in south jersey before moving to california. and there was also a large memorial service yesterday for a father of six whose kids range in age from just a baby to a teenager.
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the rescue of a boater who was trapped in the waters of jamaica bay in queens. it happened yesterday afternoon. authorities say the man was working on his boat when he fell into the water. first shortstoppers rushed him to the hospital in serious condition. the two firefighters who jumped into the water were also treated for exposure. heroes. >> indeed. all right. see imaginingmy running to the big board. you know what that mean, it's big dog sunday. even though you didn't help me out with my pathetic singing a second ago, i know you know the song -- [ humming ] a wonderful class time >> i thought it was funny. >> high and dry. >> very funny. elvis, the giants fan ready to go to the ball games today. it's going to be nice at metlife today. low 40s. this is faith, so cute. i love the dogs under the
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today new york city officials stand with the nypd as they honor their own one year after they were killed in due thety. >> reporter: morning rob. a series of events today to honor detectives rafael ramos and wenjian liu who were killed exactly a year ago. there will be a memorial plaque dedication at the 84th precinct this amp and then a wreath laying ceremony here at the site where the officers were killed. it is hard to believe that it's been one year since the detectives were shot sitting in their patrol car. the gunman then turned the gun
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what we saw in the weeks after this entire thing happened was just an outpouring of support for the officers families and the nypd. wenjian liu was 32 years old, a seven-year veteran of the force. rafael ramos, a father of two. the events expected to begin around 1:00 this afternoon. >> thank you. police are searching for a killer after a store owner was shot and killed in jersey city. investigators were on the scene for several hours last night after someone opened fire inside of top plus clothing. it happened around 4:00 in the afternoon, broad daylight on a busy shopping weekend. the democratic presidential candidates faced off in their third debate, their last of the year where the focus was on setting apart their views and taking the focus off that controversial database database
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database breach by the sanders campaign. former maryland governor martin o'malley worked hard to the stand out, calling out sanders control. keep in mind, once we get past the holiday, it is gonioma this election. >> go time. >> coming up february 1 in iowa. real interesting in a few interesting. it is go time around here. >> yeah. >> if you are still needing to get out and run the errands today, a little less harsh. >> good. >> i mean, we have the winds winding down and more sunshine today. and so that should boost our temperatures a few degrees and bring the comfort factor as well. a high of 44 this afternoon. that's slightly above average for this time of year. and the temperatures continue to bounce back on monday. what a great shot of the east river. sunshine. and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast.
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tomorrow. and also monday is the beginning of winter. official solstice time is 11:48 p.m. by tuesday, mild, showers off and on throughout the day, and high of 60 degrees. both tuesday and wednesday but wet weather. think of it as mild and potentially damp there. and on thursday christmas eve, a record-setting day. yeah, the records in the low 406s. we are forecasting 69. so official reporting stations looking to go down in history. and for christmas day, 57 degrees. should be a nice one. that 57 is down from the 60 we were forecasting but that's still 15 to 20 degrees above average. so still decent and we hold on to the numbers through saturday, upper 50s. >> crazy but we will take it. >> i love it. >> exactly. thanks for being with us. that's going to do it for this edition of eyewitness news sunday morning. >> thank you for spending part of your weekend with us. >> "good morning america," our
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