tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC January 6, 2016 4:30am-6:00am EST
day. developing at 4:30 a pregnant woman vanishes without a trace. we are live with an update on the investigation. >> north korea says it has tested a hydrogen bomb. >> wages set to rise for thousands of workers in new york city. details on the mayor's big announcement. >> good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. >> nice to have you along today. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and another person nice to have along is meteorologist bill evans with
>> nice to see you guys, good morning, everybody. taking a day and warming it up. numbers around 12, 11, 10. now 26. it's cold. we are minus the wind. 17 white plains to 7 monticello. these numbers are cold. toms river 5. we have a calm wind. when you have a calm wind the temperature drops more than when you have wind blowing and the friction going. a light west wind, that's it. the windchills are not that bad. we are looking at 26 in the park. 18 to 11 down the shore. monticello has a calm wind. it's 7 there. looking at 34 by noontime to 40 this afternoon. going to feel a lot better. it gets warmer as we head to the end of the week. we will talk about that next. heather is here. how does it feel this morning. >> better than yesterday of course. let's go to the subway status.
condition at queensboro plaza and 5th avenue. expect service changes. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north orlando close to schedule. minor delays -- are on or close to schedule. van wyck southbound near jackie robinson parkway an accident cleared away. in the quarantines interchange -- kew gardens intersection you have delays. bayonne bridge closed until 5:00 a.m. street cleaning rules are in effect today. we start with a developing story out of the bronx. police are searching for a pregnant woman last seen sunday. the investigation is focused on the woman's home in the baychester section where police have been working through the night. eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff is live at the scene with the latest.
andrea caruth's friends are more concerned in the last few hours. in the past half hour the medical examiner arrived. investigators appear to be focusing their efforts on the backyard. friends tell us she is not the type to run away. reporter: caruth is 5 months pregnant. a crime scene unit rolled up to her home. her best friend said she sent her a text message inviting her to sunday brunch. her boyfriend reported she was not found. >> she didn't take her keys, jacket, it's baffling. >> reporter: a canine train tracked her scent. last night investigators were going through the house again and the backyard. >> she is not the vanishing
>> reporter: investigators tell us they have spoken with caruth's boyfriend. at this time they have no suspects but it's clear they are not going anywhere right now. live in the bronx, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. now a developing story overseas. north korea says it successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb overnight. it sparked a magnitude 5 earthquake. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live for us outside the u.n. where an emergency today. good morning, dray. michelle. this is a claim, a claim that has not been confirmed. later on this morning the u.n. security council will meet at 11:00 to discuss the situation in north korea. north korea carried out nuclear tests in the past. this is the first time they
hydrogen bomb more powerful than an atomic bomb. it's believed that the leader ordered the test and signed it last month. on television officials called the detonation a, quote, complete success. last year he reportedly claimed his country had hydrogen bomb capabilities but it was met with skepticism and quickly dismissed by the international community. u.s. officials say it could take days or weeks to confirm if the underwater hydrogen bomb detonation happened. but in the area where the detonation supposedly took place a magnitude 5.1 seismic event was detected according to the u.s. geological survey. some view the test as north korea sending a message to the u.s. that message, we will defend ourselves and we have the capabilities to nuclear weapons. china, south korea and japan have all condemned the tests if
live from the u.n., dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. today mayor de blasio is set to announce a new minimum wage hike for all city workers. it would climb to $15 an hour for about 50,000 city workers. that includes low wage union workers and nonprofit employees that work on contract for the city. the mayor will announce it this afternoon at the council district 47 one of the city's biggest unions. police need your help to catch a man wanted in a violent attack on a customer at a bronx bodega. to find. it happened in tremont christmas eve. the suspect takes a swing at the victim, throws him to the floor, smashes a shopping cart on his head. it starred afternoon the two exchanged words after the suspect bumped into the victim.
former police chief and westchester county police chief. brian fib nelli -- finnellly was accused of using a file sharing network to download 120 files of pornography involving children as young as 7 years. he could face 10 years in prison. the nra is responding to president obama's executive actions to tighten gun control saying the move is unconstitutional. the president bypassed congress to narrow a loophole that allows many gun sales to go through without background checks. the president is calling for 230 new atf and fbi agents. $500 million to improve men tampa health care and smart technology research. he was moved to tears when he spoke about the children killed in the sandy hook massacre in connecticut.
imagined that their loved one would be taken from our lives by a bell let from a gun -- bullet from a gun every time i think about those kids it gets me mad. >> the nra promptly tweeted funny how potus invokes civil liberties trying to restrict them, hashtag 2 a. nearly half a billion dollars is up for grabs in the power ball drawing. the jackpot jumped to $450 million. that is the sixth largest ever in north america. the cash option 275 million. no one matched all six numbers in the drawing since november 7th. that's why there is so much
that is 17 rounds without a winner. your odds is one in 300 million. watch the drawing tonight before "eyewitness news at 11:00". >> i'm going to win. i got the ticket. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with the forecast. billy? >> you have a better chance of me buying you coffee. >> you bought today. >> stick with the coffee. we are looking at a clear morning past one world trade to verrazano. a morning where we see plenty of warmer air heading our way in the coming days. temperature 26 degrees. yesterday 12. we are warmer this morning with clear skies. the wind has gone west and it's light. the winds calm down. that makes it feel better. 24 by 8:00.
into the upper 30s at lunchtime and afterwards 40 this afternoon. that will make it feel better. it gets warmer. we will talk about that in the accuweather seven-day forecast. >> good morning, heather o'rourke. >> good morning, bill evans. >> how is it going? traveling on the fdr on the southbound side we have cones set up still. this is the fdr through the 90s. let's head to the maps and what is going on traveling on the fdr going southbound, 100 down to the 90s then the 70s to the 60s, ongoing construction. d and r trains rail condition at queensboro plaza. you can expect service changes there. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north on or close to schedule. then the george washington bridge doing fine. you have construction at the lincoln and holland tunnels. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. ken, michelle, over to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead on "eyewitness
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a faulty sprinkler is being blamed for causing a flood inside the uniglow store. the sprinkler was activated for some unknown reasons. the fdny had to be called in to shut the water off. workers had to mop up the mess. in queens a brooklyn water main cause -- a broken water main caused a mess. cars were sliding down laurelton.
short time later but the damage was done. >> still cold outside. what a difference. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive forecast. >> we take a look from our camera on the roof looking to 59th street and it's looking good. this is midtown manhattan. skies are clear. it's going to be a nice morning. nicer feeling than yesterday because the temperatures are in the 20s. we take a look from asbury park, the camera down the jersey shore down to point pleasant. a morning where we start out with temperatures about 10 warmer than this time yesterday, 26. around 12 and 14 to start the day yesterday. humidities are dry. winds have gone calm to a light northwest wind and the pressure falling. look how strong the air mass is when the pressure is at 3058. the high was 29 below the normal of 38.
maybe a few ticks above that. gorgeous sunrise and gorgeous sunset at 4:43. very cold but calmer. the midweek moderation continues where we have the temperatures warming up back to above average temperatures. it will be wet this weekend, particularly sunday. a sunday soaker. 19 massapequa to north port. looking at 18 around bridgeport. 10 and dover. 9 up to monticello. calm to a light wind out of the west. that is one reason why it will feel better and the air is warmer. clear skies back to the great lakes. this big ridge of arctic high will work eastward, keep us clear today and tomorrow. by the time we get to 8:00, we are looking at temperatures of 23 in the park. 15 north and west. it warms up fast. 38 this afternoon to 40 around parts of the area. then tonight we drop down and tomorrow morning we are in the upper 20s tomorrow. we start out warmer tomorrow
will go into the low 40s. your weekend, saturday it's 48 with a couple of showers. then sunday it looks like it's soaking rains. probably cloudy skies by afternoon. a round of rain on sunday. we are into the 50s. maybe the mid-50s. sunny and not so cold today. tonight partly cloudy. 28 around the five boroughs and coastal connecticut, long island. 22 suburbs and north and west. tomorrow plenty warmer. 43. as we go into the end of the week and the weekend, friday up to 45. there will be a few showers from a storm system coming from the west and sliding eastward. so, we will keep an eye on that. that could give us a rainy weekend. a system in the atlantic, a front approaching from the west. we will warm up to 54 sunday. a rainy day.
it's back to chilly. booya. it will be cooler than normal for this time of year. that may set us up for snow action next week. >> wait a minute. >> snow action. >> rare that you get the assignment bell but you got it. >> like the turtle wrestler guy. >> if lori was here she would get me to applaud. she has tried to get me silent for 13 years. >> it still didn't work. you are still talking. let's go to a camera shot. on the van wyck southbound side check out the delay. nobody is moving. let's go to the maps and explain what is happening here. van wyck south at jack see robinson an accident has been cleared. south of there right near the kew gardens interchange there is an accident. that causes the long delay on the van wyck.
at queensboro plaza and 5th avenue. expect service changes. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north running on or close to schedule. fdr south 100 to the 90s construction. 70s to 60s we have construction. delay for you there. minor delay george washington bridge. lincoln and holland have construction set up. that should be cleared by 5:00 a.m. street cleaning rules are in effect. michelle, over to you. >> thank you. an update on breaking news we told you at 11:00. six people including two police officers were sent to the hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning. it happened at this home in new jersey. investigators are trying to figure out the source of the gas. again, carbon monoxide. relatives found two people passed out inside the home. that was around 8:30. c.o. readings were dangerously high. >> anything over 80 parts per million is in bad shape. if the family members didn't come home they wouldn't survive
>> all six victims are expected to be okay. there were no carbon monoxide detectors in the home. one of the baltimore police officers charged in the death of freddie gray is fighting efforts to force him to testify against his colleagues. prosecutors planned to use william porter's testimony against officer caesar good son and officer white. they filed a motion requiring him to sit on the witness stand. goodson was the driver of the police van in which prosecutors say gray was terribly injured. two nypd officers were hurt after the cruiser collided with another vehicle in queens around 9:00 last night near 82nd and 32nd avenue. police say the cop cruiser collided with a livery car. the squad car ended up on the sidewalk, hit a brick fence. the officers and one other person suffered minor injuries.
has police searching for two men being linked to nine break- ins. police say the men in this video broke into nine apartments. good clear image of the man's face. they got inside picking the location on the doors. residents and building spears in the area are on alert after learning of the burglaries. >> you don't see this in every day events, especially how they went to several other buildings. >> to be careful, keep the doors locked. don't let strangers come in. >> those men got away with cash, jewelry and electronics. well, it's now 4:50. coming up this wednesday morning, the makers of a web site that claims to boost your brain power will have to think up another big idea as they face a hefty fine. also ahead, penn station
personal skating rink. try that on columbus avenue. >> look at that. >> meteorologist bill evans joins us with the exclusive forecast. >> where is that from, ken? >> the netherlands. >> now i'm hungry. >> here is what is going on. 17 in new city area of rockland county. sussex county it's 8 degrees. this morning 21 newark, 25 around brooklyn, queens. a little warmer, 10 degrees by this time yesterday. it helps that the wind is calm this morning. we are looking at a good ride on the staten island ferry. 25 to 35 miles per hour wind. kind of a bumpy ride.
jeff, a 3-mile wind. her homeland is [ indiscernible ] what was the town? >> i have no idea. let's go to a traffic camera and show you how it's looking through queens. you are not going too fast at all on the van wyck heading southbound into the grand central parkway. we go to the maps. van wyck has construction southbound near the kew gardens interchange and accident near jack see robinson. d and r trains, rail conditions, two of them. expect service changes. long island railroad on or close to schedule you have construction not causing a lot of delays but the right lane is closed off. looking good at the hudson river crossings. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. so-called wheelchair bandit
of robbing another bank in queens. police say this is the second time in six months that kelvin denison has been arrested for robbing a bank. last week he was discharged from a mental health treatment facility. this time he targeted a bank in sunnyside and claimed he was armed with a bomb and a gun. in july he was caught on surveillance robbing another bank in sunnyside. in today's health alert, a troubling study about twins and the risk of cancer. if one identical twin gets cancer, the other is at a higher risk of getting the same disease or any other type of cancer. researchers at harvard who studied more than 200,000 twins say the findings confirm that some families carry an increased risk of cancer based on their genes. an app claims to improve brain power. adds posting that the app can
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breaking right now, major developments in the search for a missing pregnant woman. we are live outside the woman's home with a possible break in the case. >> developing oversees, nuclear concerns in north korea. the communist country says it has tested a hydrogen bomb. did it really happen? >> could penn station get a makeover? >> please. i go through there all the time. >> good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather
the exclusive forecast. our camera at 4 time's square looking south. clear skies. this hour yesterday it was 12. at 5:00 a.m., it's 25. it will feel better. look at the wind. a light northwest wind at 3. 9 hopatcong. 10 hanover. 17 bridgeport. these numbers are cold. not harsh. by the time we get to lunchtime we are at 34. 40 this afternoon. light west wind at 4 to 8 miles per hour. feels better today. that makes heather happy. as i like to say, happy heather, happy bill. there you go. let's go to our sway status. we have earlier issues with the d and r trains with rail conditions, one at queensboro and another at 5th avenue. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north on or close to schedule. taking the van wyck southbound into the kew gardens interchange we have
traffic is bumper to bumper. let's check out a camera and show you that delay as you come southbound on the van wyck. look at that. nobody is moving. it's because of construction. we have street cleaning rules are in effect today. ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. we have breaking news right now. new details coming in on the search for a missing pregnant woman. she hasn't been seen since sunday. police swarmed her home in baychester overnight. that's where mallory hoff is live with key developments. things happening in the last few moments. tell us about it. >> reporter: in the last 10 minutes or so we saw a body removed from the home and loaded into the medical examiner's van. that happening just in the last two minutes. if you look behind help, you can see investigators, crime scene detectives working outside the home. what will investigators have not said at this hour is whether or not that is in fact the body of the person they
andrea caruth is 39 years old, five months pregnant. the crime scene unit rolled up to her home last night. her best friend said caruth sent her a text message inviting her to sunday brunch. when she didn't show, her boyfriend reported she was gone. she left nearly everything she owns behind. a canine team tried to track her scent through the baychester neighborhood. of her home. last night investigators were going through the house again, specifically focusing on the backyard. >> she is not the type of person to up and leave like that. she is an established day care provider. she would not abandon her kids, the students at all. she loved the kids. she loved her job. >> caruth's boyfriend we are told has, in fact, been questioned by police. police have said they have no suspects at this time. again, we did see a body taken
investigators are not commenting on whether or not they have found the person they have been looking for. live in the bronx, mallory hoff. >> thank you. now a developing story overseas. north korea claims it has tested a hydrogen bomb. nothing has been confirmed. the u.s. geological survey says a 5.1 seismic event was recorded north far from the border with china. north korea television called it a perfect success. the u.n. security council will discuss an emergency meeting to -- will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the situation. we will have a live report from the u.n. at 5:30. new this morning, plans to renovate penn station are back on track.
would include the takeover of the farley post office. stay tuned for the governor's big announcement. the founder of the rock band steelly dan has been arrested in manhattan for assaulting his wife monday at the couple's home on the upper east side. police say the singer pushed his wife into a marble frame knocking her to the ground. fagan appearing here was released without bail and ordered to stay away from his wife. a new sketch out this morning of the man wanted for stabbing a mcdonald's worker in the bronx. police say the man may be homeless. he was seen on a street surveillance camera. the victim was the manager of the restaurant in the kingsbridge section. detectives say the suspect followed garcia into the parking lot after a dispute and killed garcia, the father of a young child. a man convicted of a deadly triple murder in a newark schoolyard wants a new trial.
attacked a group of men in the schoolyard in 2007. the victims were robbed, were killed. now two of them say they were poorly represented by their attorney. a judge scheduled a hearing testify. bernie sanders and hillary clinton say we need another democrat in the white house but it can't be hillary because she banks. she campaigns in iowa less than a month before the caucuses, sanders was launching an tact in new york. he told wall street that greed is not good and promising to dismantle the giant banks and financial firms in the first year in office. >> if a bank rice too big to fail, it's too big to exist. >> sanders has twice as many donors as president obama had at this stage of campaign in 2008. he is beating clinton in the polls in his neighboring state
>> as donald trump sharp pens attacks on hillary clinton, he says it's open season on bill clinton and his scandals. trump is comparing him to bill cosby. he said hillary called him sexist. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. happy wednesday. >> happy wednesday to you. it's very nice outside considering where we were this time yesterday when it was 12 degrees and windchills were 8, 10 and 17 below zero. it feels better this morning at 25 degrees. isn't that odd to say that. we have an arctic high-pressure ridge over us that gave us bright blue skies. now temperatures of 24 to 27 by the time we get to 8, 9:00, noontime temperature 35 then 40 this afternoon.
we are minus the wind. it will feel better. the kiddos are at the bus stop waiting for you. especially the fine looking gentleman in the blue toboggan. >> gosh? >> you don't like it? >> it doesn't match the >> he is a terrible dresser to begin with. >> we are looking at about 40. how is it going out there? we have to take a look at this camera. once again, it's such a mess traveling on the van wyck. your delay begins all the way up and snakes around and this is all because of construction. let's go over to our maps and we will explain where it is. this is the van wyck southbound, south of the kew gardens interchange. that's where the construction is set up. you saw the delay. it's backed up. d and r trains rail condition has been repaired. our street cleaning rules are
mmmm, yoplait. just updating you on breaking news live in baychester, the bronx. the missing pregnant person we were telling you about, we have the medical examiner's office on the scene. apparently a body was removed in the last 10 to 15 minutes. we can't confirm that it was the woman's body that was missing but as we get more information, we will bring it to you during the broadcast. there are questions this morning about how police reacted to a reported threat
students, a threat allegedly made by a 9-year-old. police in wallkill in ulster county arrested the child charging him with making terroristic threats. some parents think an arrest may have been an overreaction. >> i don't think they should have treated him as harshly as he did. he is 9 years old. i can understand 14, 15, 16- year-old they know more about what they are doing but you don't know the circumstances around it. >> the student was released to the custody of one of his parents. the school believes to the extent there was a threat, it's over. authorities are battling a dangerous drinking water emergency in one of michigan's largest cities. a state of emergency has been declared around flint michigan. lead levels jumped from 2014 which the city disconnected itself from the water in detroit. they made the switch to save money.
with the epa to look into flint's water troubles. meteorologist bill evans joins us with the accuweather forecast. >> well, this morning, we take a look from our camera in astoria looking south down to big allies, the power plant. you can see to one world trade. this is looking good this morning. we are looking at a beautiful start to the day. beautiful sunrise coming. it's warmer than yesterday. feels better. humidity is dry. winds northwest at 3. to a calm wind around much of the area. look at the pressure. 30.58. strong arctic high over us gave us a high yesterday of 29 degrees. normal high is 38. the record is 72. minus 2 is the record low. we won't seat any of that stuff. it's cold. we have no wind. 17 around norwalk. 15 smithtown to brookhaven. three in westhampton which is always a chilly spot there. temperatures like 32 east
numbers are cold, winds are calm. it's not as harsh or as mean as it could be outside. 26 in the bronx for the real feel. 27 around laguardia. i wanted to show you with a calm wind, the air temperature is close to, you know, how it feels outside. even though monticello is 7, the puff of wind makes it feel like minus 2. you need your sunglasses. a lot of sunshine back to the great lakes as the high- pressure ridge slides eastward and makes for a great day. 9:00 temperature about 21 morristown to newburgh. 19 monticello. 26 down the shore. then to the afternoon, we are in the upper 30s to near 40. 41 out to the eastern end. tomorrow morning we will start out around 28, 29 degrees. that is warmer than right now. and we will warm into the low 40s tomorrow afternoon. notice we had clear skies, not even a cloud on there. you need the warm gear kiddos.
i give it a c. average winter's day t. milder this afternoon. saturday we have rain and sunday we got maybe some soaking rain for your weekend. make plans for that. sunny, not so cold today. we are at 40. 22 in the suburbs. 2 around the five boroughs. tomorrow 43. friday we get some clouds in the afternoon. rain friday night from a system off to the west and there is one in the atlantic. that will team up to give us a rainy weekend. look how mild it is on sunday. 54 degrees. 42 monday. tuesday we are at 36. it's back to cold on tuesday. that's just the evidence of an el nino year. did you see the rain the overnight show out west. crazy. i had the most terrible ski accident in an el nino year skiing out west. i was skiing, snowing at the
my skis went under a tremendous puddle of water and my ski popped off and hit me in the eye. >> good thing you are here in one piece. >> 127 stitches later. >> really? >> that's a lot of stitches. >> i don't see anything. >> the guy was the town veterinarian. he did a great job. >> heather. >> heather what do you have. let's go to the subway status and talk about the d and r trains. bill, i hope there was a doctor there for you. d and r trains, rail condition 5th avenue has been repaired. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north doing fine. van wyck near the kew gardens interchange we have a construction project causing major delays. take a look at the delays. your delays are just jam packed as you make your way all the way down to the grand central parkway underneath the van wyck expressway. you are starting to move a little bit.
we are back with a legal victory for the wife of bill cosby. she won't be deposed in the defamation case of her husband. a judge granted her motion to delay the deposition. the case involves seven women accusing bill cosby of defaming them after. mike pees a so came 28 cooperstown. he should get the required 75% of the vote this year. he is joined by roger clemens, all time home run leader barry bonds and first timer ken griffey, junior. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> hey, hey, hey. let's take a look outside this morning. here we go.
running about 12, 14 degrees warmer than they were this time yesterday. we have clear skies looking from brooklyn to the lower east side. temperature 17 new city, 7 in suspects. 27 laguardia. 24 j.f.k. we have calm winds everywhere. the air temperature and the windchill close together here. so, we will look at the next seven hours the temperature warms up to 39 by noontime. this afternoon temperatures will warm to it will feel great into the afternoon. the temperatures will feel much better as we go into tomorrow and friday. weather and heather every seven minutes. how is it going? >> tricky down the east side of town. fdr drive, a webcam on to the southbound side you can see they are trying to clear up construction right over here.
let's go to a traffic camera and show you traveling on the van wyck, you can see that delay into the kew gardens interchange. we had issues with d and r trains, two rail conditions, one at queensboro and the other at 5th avenue. they have been repaired. residual delays. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. michelle and ken over to you. >> thank you, heather. we are following breaking news. there is a potential break in the case of a missing pregnant woman this morning. we learned in the last few month that a body has been found. we are live with an update at 5:30. >> trader joe's is facing a
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north korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb. details on how the world is reacting. >> mayor de blasio making a big announcement about pay for city workers. good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. today is wednesday, january 6th. >> happy wednesday to you, too. >> meteorologist bill evans. will it be a happy wednesday weather-wise? >> it will feel better. happier. not so harsh this morning. temperature at 5:30, 25 degrees. [sneezing]. sorry about that. i was trying to hold a sneeze back. i must be catching a cold. i need to go home. 32 by 11:00. nearly 40 later on this afternoon. ever try to do that, heather, try to hold a niese when you
>> you can't do it. you are supposed to think of watermelon for the sneeze to go away. >> say watermelon, watermelon in your mind. i have to clean up the desk. >> please do. i think i have some wipes. let's go to our webs. this is the l.i.e. near the grand central parkway. we have construction set up. you can see one lane is open. this is, again, on the l.i.e. near the grand central parkway. let's go to the maps and talk about the d and r trains. we have a rail condition at queensboro plaza and 5th avenue. they have been repaired. you can expect residual delays. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north doing fine. no major problems there. if you are going on to the van wyck south near the kew gardens interchange, that construction is with us and you have a delay. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. ken, over to you. >> thank you. we have breaking news right now out of the bronx. a possible break in the case of
vanished over the weekend. in the last 45 minutes or so police pulled a body out of the 39-year-old woman's home. mallory hoff is live outside that home in the bay chester section with more. what do we know. >> reporter: ken, investigators just in the last few minutes have released new information. they say the body, the body of a woman was discovered about 3:00 this morning in the basement of the home of that woman they were looking for. this morning it's important that we point out that police have not confirmed that they found the woman they are looking for, a 39-year-old pregnant woman that lives here. she is five months pregnant. her name is andrea caruth. a crime scene unit rolled up to her home last night. her best friend said caruth sent her a text message inviting her to sunday brunch. her boyfriend reported she was gone. she left everything behind. a canine team tried to track
neighborhood. she operates a day care out of her home. investigators went through the house again specifically the backyard area. >> nobody knows anything. she didn't take her phone, keys, car, her jacket. it's baffling. >> reporter: we have learned in the last few minutes that caruth's boyfriend is being spoken to at a local precinct. police have not said they have a suspect at this time but clearly this is an ongoing investigation. live in the bronx, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. a big developing story overseas this morning. nuclear fears have reached a fever pitch after north korea claimed it tested a hydrogen bomb. japan and the u.s. are calling for an emergency meeting at the united nations. dray clark is live for us outside of the u.n. with more. dray, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. north korea has the world's
that the u.n. security council will hold a meeting here around 11:00 this morning to discuss the situation developing in north korea. north korea has carried out nuclear tests in the past. this would be the first time it has done so using a hydrogen bomb, far more powerful than an atomic bomb. it's believed that korea's leader personally ordered the test and signed it last month. on television they called it a complete success. last year kim reportedly claimed his country had hydrogen bomb capabilities but it was met with skepticism and he was dismissed by the international community. u.s. officials say it could take days or weeks to confirm if the underwater hydrogen bomb detonation happened. in the area of the korean peninsula where the detonation took place, a magnitude 5.1
geological survey. some view this hydrogen bomb test by north korea, sending a message to the u.s. saying they have the right to defend themselves and if necessary, they are weapon. meanwhile, china, south korea have condemned this test if in fact it's true. it's important to note it's only a claim because nothing has been confirmed. live at the u.n. this morning, eyewitness news. >> dray, thank you. there is a minimum wage pay hike for all city workers by the end of 2018. minimum wage climbs to $15 an hour for 15,000 city workers. mayor de blasio will announce the hike at the headquarters of district council 37 one of the city's biggest unions. the hike includes low wage union workers and nonprofit employees that work on contract for the city. after 16 years in congress,ing steve israel says
in a statement, he said that he would retire at the end of this year, that at this time eye time to pass the torch. the long island native said he looks forward to pursuing new passions and writing a second novel. the source of a carbon monoxide scare at a new jersey home remains a mystery. six people including two police officers were sent to the hospital after a leak at this home. relatives found two people passed out inside the home around 8:30 last night. co readings were dangerously high. >> anything over 80 parts per million, you are in bad shape. this was through the roof. if the family members didn't come home, they wouldn't have survived much longer. >> scary. all six victims are expected to be okay. there were no co detectors in the home. sentencing day for a former police chief in westchester county convicted of federal child porn charges.
guilty. he was accused of using a file sharing network to download pornography of children as young as 7 years old. prison. well, nearly half a billion dollars, billion with a b for tonight -- for the taking in tonight's power ball drawing. the jackpot is estimated $450 million. that is the 6th largest ever in north america. the cash option is 275 million. can you imagine that. how would you carry it. no one won since november 7th. you can watch the winning numbers as they appear live on channel 7 before "eyewitness news at 11:00". >> i want it all in pennies and i would roll around in it. >> that doesn't sound comfortable. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> i don't think there are that many pennies in the united states.
comment, roll around the pennies, i don't know. >> let's move on. >> it's copper. you may get a rash. a rash is never good. here is what is going on looking southward. a great visibility. clear skies and you see the great visibility is back to the great lakes because we have a big ridge of arctic high that cleared out everything, blue skies today. temperature 29 by 11:00. 37 at 1:00. to 40 this afternoon. we drop to the upper 30s and 20s later on this evening. at the bus stop it will be great. after school not bad. not much wind. you need the coats and stuff but after school a lot of sunshine. it will feel good. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. i don't think you collect pennies in jars. >> we collect pennies but not necessarily in jars; however, rolling around in them we don't. >> to each his own i say. let's go to the maps.
service on or close to schedule. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north doing fine. we have this delay on the l.i.e. east into the grand central parkway. construction. as a result, we have two lanes closed down as you go through that spot. in addition, you have this problem on the deegan going south, the ramp to 138th street. that accident. then we go back to queens and tell you that the van wyck south at the kew gardens interchange you can see that delay. street cleaning rules are in effect today. michelle and ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," a vicious attack caught on camera. police are hoping newly released surveillance video of the violent assault to catch the criminal.
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she was found dead in the laundry room of her home on the 300-acre estate. there has been no arrest for the murder. california appears to be getting the worst of el nino this morning. flooding is hitting san diego. the system set a record in los angeles dumping 1 1/2 inches of rain at l.a. national airport. 400 million gallons of water filled the catch basins in the region. new video of a deadly texas tornado that did so much damage in dallas the day after christmas. these are the moments the twister passed over a highway. traffic kept moving as the twister closed in. eight people in their cars were killed in this. >> that is terrifying. >> so much power. >> meteorologist bill evans with the forecast. >> we have done studies, the
people think i will go to the underpass and be safe. the vortex sucks them out from under. terrible. it's unfortunate. about eight fatalities. you have to get off the road and lie in a ditch in that situation. we look across the reft river to flushing bay and looking at a nice morning here. here is down the beach at asbury park all the way down heading from monmouth to ocean county. 25 degrees. dry humidity. northwest wind at 3. pressure falling a bit. 30.58 is really strong, the dense arctic air over us. it will moderate where we get into the middle of the high- pressure ridge and normal high of 38. yesterday 26, 27, 29 for the high, way cold and then the windchills were in the teens and single digits. the sun is up at 7:20. sets at 4:43. beautiful sunrise and sunset. calmer this morning. midweek moderation. the temperatures warming back
they will be above average the rest of the week. wet at times this weekend. book or movie weekend with rain coming. hopatcong is 9. are they back at school at centenary college? the meters aren't working. pike county pennsylvania, 7 degrees. calm winds around the five boroughs. that helps. yesterday we were at 12 with the windchills zero and below. now we see hardly -- basically no windchill at all. staten island 17. the air temperature close to the windchill or the real feel out there this morning. that's a good sign. the winds are light and out of the west. high pressure dominates back to the great lakes. arctic high later on. 9:00 we are looking at 23 poughkeepsie. 26 around the park and then this afternoon, upper 30s to near 40. tomorrow morning to start your day, upper 20s. warmer tomorrow to start the day means a little warmer in
temperatures are off to the races for friday. so, after school today, kids, 40 degrees. 39, 40, not as harsh. light wind, lots of sunshine. weekend is on the wet side. a liquid event saturday and sunday with rain. not so cold today. 40 degrees. tonight 22 in the suburbs. 28 in the five boroughs. plenty of sunshine. sunsets at 4:44. 43 for the high. rain friday evening. a front from the west. a system in the atlantic. this teams up to make it a rainy weekend, a few showers saturday morning and cloudy. then sunday it's mild, 54. but we got rain. and, so, this will be the weekend to use rated a book, see a movie. tuesday back to a cold shot by tuesday of next week. >> i'm not looking at tuesday. >> look to wednesday.
>> it didn't happen if any yes it. >> heather and i believe nothing you see and half of what you hear. i want to tell you to look at something but you may not want to look at this either. we look at the george washington bridge coming across the span. do you see what is happening here. starting to bunch up across the upper level into the city. let's head to the maps. i will tell you what is wrong. cross bronx east on the alexander hamilton bridge an accident. that is backing things up to the george washington bridge. we have subway status which is great. you want to look at this. subway service on or close to schedule. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north doing fine. we have construction on the l.i.e. east at the grand central parkway. construction set up and all of it is being taken care of at this point and traffic is starting to move.
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welcome back. police want your help in finding this man because of the surveillance video that you see right there. look at this violent video. it happened inside a bodega in tremont. the suspect is taking a swing at a 61-year-old man. the victim thrown to the floor, hit with a shopping card. police say this started because
the suspect bumped into the victim. wow. the phrase god bless america will no longer be cited after the pledge of allegiance after a school in new jersey. american civil lib advertise union sent a letter saying invoking god's blessing is unconstitutional. the principal says the school will discontinue its practice but won't prevent students from saying it after the pledge. syrian refugee is finding it challenging but rewarding settling in new jersey. they have five children and are waiting for a sixth child on the way. it took them a year and a half to be accepted for relocation after they were smuggled out of syria. they say they are grateful and they understand american's caution. >> protection of this country is number one. you have to make sure that people don't come in the country trying to destroy it.
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butting an official the coach has been suspended indefinitely. bad sportsmanship. ouch. not a good lesson for those kids. >> no. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with the forecast. >> never any reason for that. we take a look outside. clear skies from the camera in brooklyn. here to the lower east side there is a lot going on. heather, there is the police boat right there. >> look at that. >> heather will be right on that to see what is going on out there. >> temperatures are cold but they are not that harsh. the reason being, we don't really have a lot of wind out here this morning. we are looking at temperatures and winds that will be on the mild side. we will look at temperatures right around 25 in the park. 27 brooklyn and queens. a calm wind. the air temperature is close to the air temperature and the real feel. we don't have any harsh windchills out there. winds are calm. great ride on the ferry to the
city or brooklyn back and forth to right around the south street sea port. that is looking good. even the port jeff ferry to bridgeport looking good. today 39 degrees after school kiddos. weather and traffic every seven minutes. what is going on? >> we have delays to the george washington bridge. if that's part of your plans this morning, check it out across the upper level, heavy. lower level the place to be. let's go to the maps. on the cross bronx east on the alexander hamilton bridge an accident. two lanes are closed as a result. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. ken, over to you. >> thank you. you know the chick-fil-a restaurant in midtown that closed down, it's back open after voluntarily closing to fix health department violations. it closed for six days after receiving a c grade from city health inspectors. workers did perform maintenance
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