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have a great thursday. new details in the ran dam slashing of a woman in manhattan. how one man helped police find the suspect. >> mayor de blasio takes a big step today giving new parents more time at home with their growing families. >> not a single person picked all the winning numbers last night in the power ball drawing. guess what, that jackpot is a record high. hear how much is up for grabs in the next drawing that shirleen and i will win -- i mean coming up in a few days. good morning, i'm ken rosato.
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today is thursday, january 7th. >> cranking along. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> i hit the lottery a long time ago. i get to work with all of you guys. >> that's true. all right, here we go. happy thursday. temperature of 33 degrees, warmer than the normal overnight low of 28. 19 around kingston and poughkeepsie and 15 in carmel and 18 armonk. these numbers are close to normal. that means we will be a few degrees warmer later on this afternoon when we get to 44, 45 degrees, sunshine, a bit milder. heather is looking at the commute. not bad if you want to use mass transit. i can tell you long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north doing fine.
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lines but should be cleared by 5:00 a.m. van wyck to the kew gardens interchange on the southbound side two lanes closed down. we hope that is not the same situation this morning. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. new this morning, a big break in a terrifying and random attack to a woman in chelsea. police made an arrest. dray clark is live outside the 13 precinct with details on how police got their man. >> reporter: the suspect is here at the police precinct. a few people that recognized him from news reports saw him walking around midtown yesterday afternoon and quickly flagged down two police officers that found him and arrested him. police offered a $2,500 reward to help find the man in the surveillance video.
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walking alongside a woman and then suddenly and randomly slashing her in the face with a knife or box cutter then quickly running away. the 24-year-old victim was walking to her job in chelsea early yesterday morning near west 23rd and 7th avenue. she never saw the suspect's face. she felt the across her face leaving her with a wound that required seven stitches. >> something hit me in the face. i thought he punched me, broke my nose. i felt bloated and then when i went in the dinner, i told them i'm bleeding, please help me. they said you have a big cut on your face. i thought i broke my nose. i didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: the suspect has more than 30 prior arrests including the attack on another woman that allegedly happened last week. in that case police say he punched a woman in the face. he is charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon. live this morning, dray clark,
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>> all right, thank you. the slashing of a young woman in queens may have been a targeted attack but the suspect went after the wrong person. the teen who is an exchange student from china may have been the victim of mistaken identity. a man wearing surgical gloves slashed her. a note was left at the house on monday from the supposed attacker saying the girl was mistakenly targeted and he would come back to cut the right teen. police are investigating. a bronx man is due in court accused of murdering his pregnant daughter and hiding her body inside their home. 61-year-old william carruth was arrested after police found his daughter's body in a crawl space in the baychester home. 39-year-old andrea carruth was five months pregnant. she operated a day care facility out of her home and
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forward to finally having her own child. >> i miss her. i love her. >> i can't believe it. how could a father kill his own child. it doesn't make any sense. >> police say the father and daughter argued over money for a second mortgage on their home. her body was found in the crawl space week from her father's bed two days after police searched the house. mayor de blasio will sign an executive order this afternoon making new york city one of the most generous family leave providers in the nation. the parental leave benefit will be available for city workers. they will get 100% of their salary for six weeks and they can combine it with existing vacation time for up weeks. half a billion dollars and no winner. not a soul hit last night's power ball.
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here is the winning numbers: without a winner the prize grows to $675 million. mallory hoff is live in hoboken with more. people are dreaming, mallory. >> reporter: we have to dream. we don't have a choice. that is the largest jackpot in u.s. history and stores like this one had lines out the door yesterday. again as the saying goes, if you don't play, you simply cannot win. take a look at these lines yesterday. while there was no jackpot winner, there were 14 tickets that matched the first five numbers. the prize for that, a not so shabby one million dollars. one was sold in upstate new york, another in connecticut. when it comes to winning the jackpot, your odds are, well, not so good to put it likely. you have a better chance of
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winning an oscar or being elected president. but what if you did win? >> i will take my best friend, two best friends on vacation and do something with my family. i don't know, invest. >> buy my daughter her dream house. college fund for my granddaughters then get me a shove officer. >> we all got a lot of ideas, don't we. somebody has to win. that two dollar ticket gives you not just the chance to win but the chance to dream. live in hoboken, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. channel 7 will air the next drawing live this saturday night. catch it before "eyewitness news at 11:00". have you planned what you will do with the money? >> i'm not in it to win it. i need to actually play the game. >> i can tell you every kiosk on the upper west side open now. >> i will get it together.
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seven minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with meteorologist bill evans. >> clear skies and some very nice weather to start the day as we look to lower manhattan. there you see the lower east drive, lower west drive, 59th street. good visibility through midtown and south. temperatures 33 degrees. looking at sunshine today. a light west wind. that will feel great. clear skies to the great lakes. temperatures by 8:00 of 30. it will cool down a bit but warms to 35 at 10:00. 43 by 1:00. 45 this afternoon. it will be a great day. that is heather o'rourke. i want to show you the van wyck southbound side we had a problem with this yesterday and we have it again. you see the delay down into the kew gardens interchange? there is a reason for that. let's go to the maps. the van wyck southbound near the kew gardens interchange we
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two lanes are closed down. as a result, you are finding delays. n and q trains track work at 42nd. canal to 57th street as a result. long island is okay. new jersey transit, metro north no major problems. path trains are fine. george washington bridge a minor delay. construction at the lincoln and holland tunnels. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," the g.o.p. lead congress has approved a bill to dismantle the health care law. what the president is expected to do with the legislation this morning. >> a violent night at rikers. several correction officers were targeted and attacked. wait until you hear how young the suspects are.
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welcome back. it's so cold in chicago. >> how cold is it. >> some people resorted to building igloos in the street. with average temperatures in the 20s it hasn't been in danger of melting. a man in a warm comfortable high-rise across the street spent 15 hours putting one together for fun. someone has a lot of time. >> you took the words out of my mouth. like how did you do that. >> imagine doing that on columbus avenue. >> white is new york snow which isn't so white. will we get any of that stuff soon. >> no, not any time soon. maybe next week. we will keep an eye on that. you got to have cold air. we don't have that. we won't have that into the weekend and into sunday so it
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we have clear skies down the reft river, down to one world -- east river down to one world trade. we have a nice morning here. we are looking at temperatures around 33 degrees. hums are dry. 32 -- humidities are dry. air mass is dry. yesterday's high 41 above normal. warmer than that today. sun up at 7:20. gorgeous sunrise. it's a cold morning that turns into a great comfortable afternoon. the weekend is not a wash out but soaking rain sunday morning. massapequa 27 and so is north port 36 east hampton. 14 monticello. these numbers are cold but we don't have any wind out here. clear skies to the great lakes. a great day today with temperatures by 7:00 around 29,
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into the low 30s, maybe mid- 40s. then overnight back into the 30s again. tomorrow clouds creeping up and low 40s friday. as we go into friday night, i want to show you on the extended futurecast, here are the clouds. saturday morning a couple of showers. by saturday afternoon, it's just cloudy. we are looking at temperatures that will be into the upper 40s. rain, soaking rain to the south that gets here on sunday morning. so,ing saturday is a cloudy day, 48. sunday morning we have a good batch of rain. 56 in the afternoon before the temperatures come crashing down sunday night into next week. sunny and mild, 45. partly cloudy, clear, low 30s in the suburbs. clouds increase tomorrow afternoon 43 degrees. and then we will be looking at the rain and drizzle on saturday as that pops up. it goes away in the afternoon. then we get to 49.
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then there, there you go, see next week, hey, look on wednesday. that's a snowflake on the graphic. >> what is that about. >> somebody wipe that off. >> we will see. we will keep an eye on that. head's up that it's cold enough next week, not really cold, 36, 26 but there could be -- that means north and west it will be plenty cold, might be snow around wednesday, just enough to make things slippery. >> i don't like that word. >> i do. i love it. >> part of your business. >> no, part of my life. i like snow. i like the four seasons. i like snow. we need snow because it kills bugs and makes things dormant. >> i have raid if you want to kill bugs. >> this man is not having it.
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it should be cleared away by 5:00 a.m. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north on or close to schedule. near the kew gardens interchange two lanes shut down. queens midtown tunnel, construction going on for quite some time. they are doing repairs from sandy, believe it or not. outbound is closed with overnight construction. what they are doing is the inbound side will take two-way traffic. you are okay, you are covered. no major problems to report. george washington bridge is minor. the lincoln tunnel and holland tunnel have construction. traffic is fine in and out of the tolls. no major problems. inbound george washington bridge outbound bridge both levels, both directions doing fine. let's take a look at a traffic camera and the van wyck. look at the delay. that is into the kew gardens interchange because of the ongoing construction. street cleaning rules are in effect today. shirleen, over to you.
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a fire at a hotel in time's square forced guests out of their rooms. it started at the trip hotel on 48th street. it started in the vented of the kitchen and smoke quickly spread. the first and second floors of the hotel had to be evacuated. it took firefighters about an hour to put the fire out. no one was seriously hurt. new this morning, a homeless man charged with the murder of a mcdonald's manager in the bronx. rafael gonzalez turned himself over to police yesterday morning. investigators say he stabbed adam garcia outside the kingsbridge mcdonald's early sunday morning. garcia died from multiple stab wounds. five rikers island correction officers are in the hospital after -- recovering from the beating they got from teenage inmates. it came from a new rikers unit
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guards used chemical spray to rescue the beaten officers. >> until the mayor walks in the shoes of a new york city correction officer that has his or her eye socket busted out he will have a difference of opinion. >> this is two months after the head of the correction officer's union warned the mayor's pole would be a really pee for disaster. a bill repealing the signature health care law awaits a veto. house republicans cast the 62nd vote to repeal the affordable care act yesterday. republicans claim they are forcing the president to face his failure. democrats called it a waste of time and point less political theater. the state trooper who arrested sandra bland, the woman found dead in her jail cell has been charged with perjury and fired.
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texas trooper lied about how he removed blands from her vehicle. he claimed that combative and uncooperative after he pulled her over last summer and ordered her out of her car. video of the arrest shows him threatening her with a stun gun. bland's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the officer. a potential court battle developing over same-sex marriage in alabama where supreme court judge roy moore ordered probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. he claims a recent ruling outlawed same sex marriage bans in four states. he said it's up to alabama's high court. a group of thieves caught on camera crashing a stolen pickup truck into a gas station. a few of them then rushed in to steal a safe but they couldn't move it.
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budge they gave up and left. police found the pick up. the suspects still on the run. coming up on "eyewitness news this morning," a with a million dollar smile may not be able to cash out on his wildly popular selfies. >> handsome. >> also ahead, new york's first medical marijuana dispensaries
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a program apparently the engineers who designed the ford f-150 have been burning the candle at all ends. cuz' check out their latest brainstorm: pro trailer backup assist. just turn this little knob on the dash and it helps steer your trailer exactly where you want it to go. it's just one more bit of brilliance you can't get on any other truck. freakish. this is the ford f-150. and every other truck is history "many patients and their doctors unfortunately are not aware of the options available to patients with bone cancer. patients with bone cancer deserve a specialist too. "the advantages of being treated at cancer treatment centers of america is that we have all the specialists under one roof to take care of every aspect of that patients cancer care.
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a virginia teenager got creative when he couldn't make it to the slopes to go snowboarding bringing a blizzard to his backyard. 15-year-old mason craven was winter. himself. he found directions and parts online to build a no machine and got to work. now he and his friends don't have to travel to find the perfect powder. he has 6 inches in his own backyard. kid. >> 15 years old. >> brilliant. >> he figured out how to make snow. >> brilliant. >> that kid is sharp. him. >> meteorologist bill evans was
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>> technology is there if you got the cold air to make it happen. so, there are parts online you can get to have that around your home if you are in need of snow because it will be cold enough next week you can make your own snow, get the nozzle and do the whole thing. we are looking at clear skies to partly cloudy skies and 24 new city. 12 around morristown. 33 as we go into the five boroughs around the freezing mark, 28 bridgeport. 26 newark. are calm. not harsh out there. we are looking at the next warming to 37. by the time we get to 11. this afternoon, out to islip and babylon, 39 here by noontime. minutes. heather says there is problems on the van white wick.
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family want me to say that. this is down to the kew gardens interchange. that is construction. it's the southbound side getting into the kew gardens interchange. we have a couple of lanes closed down. n and q trains track work at 42nd street cleared earlier than expected. expect residual delays. doing fine long long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north. we have an update to a story we brought to you over the weekend. a homeless man robbed and beaten of his guitar got a new one thanks to the generosity of an eyewitness news viewer. this chokes you up. she contacted us after seeing his story and would like to give him a guitar. she gave him clothes, blankets and a backpack. >> all the people that look down on me when i sit there and
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then somebody like this completely restores humanity. >> he said that was his on valuable possession. >> amazing. a link between early menopause and depression. a new study shows early menopause may increase a woman's risk of developing depression later in life. women who are older when menopause begins had longer exposure to estrogen that may have had a protective effect. in the u.s. the average age is 51. the fitbit devices are dangerously underestimating people's actually heart rates. three plaintiffs say the risk based heart monitors charge hr and surge read dangerously low rates during workouts. one plaintiff said her device was 82 beats a minute.
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was beating at 160 beats a minute. fitbit stands behind the technology. a federal judge says the monkey who took a now famous selfie cannot collect the profits from the worldwide sale. >> wait until you hear what the monkey has to say about it. the activist group peta sued the photographer trying to get the proceeds from the photo to care for the monkey. the judge says the copyright law does not give animals the right to own photos. >> i wonder if he would like being called an animal. we are closing in on 5:00. just ahead this morning, the woman slashed on a manhattan street overnight. we have learned police made an arrest. how the surveillance video helped with this investigation. >> macy's with big changes. layoffs on the way and some stores will be closing.
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h it is 5:00 a.m. an arrest overnight after a woman is slashed on a manhattan street. this morning we are hearing from the victim and how the surveillance video may have helped with the arrest. well, sort of. new york state's medical marijuana program is up and running but some businesses won't open today. the massive power ball jackpot exploding overnight. nobody matched all those numbers and this morning the jackpot is at a new record high. nearly three quarters of a billion dollars. good morning. >> that sounds good to me. >> me too. >> i'm ken rosato.
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lori stokes. today is thursday, january 7th. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and he is worth a whole billion. meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> way under valued. let's take a look outside. clear skies. beautiful morning. oh, what a beautiful morning at 32 degrees with a light southwest wind 27 to 24 from long branch to wrightstown. sayreville 21. islip 21. up to the north we are in the teens. these numbers are close to normal. at noontime 41 and sunshine. 45 later on today. above normal average afternoon high temperatures once again. it will get warmer coming up this weekend. we will talk about that next. weather then heather every seven minutes. she says there is track work being done. >> actually i finished early. n and q trains track work going on in the overnight. it has been finished.
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van wyck south near the kew gardens interchange that cleared. long island railroad, new doing fine. queens midtown tunnel outbound, overnight construction. what is happening, the inbound side is taking two-way traffic. crews are directing traffic. delay. lincoln good. holland no major alternate sides in effect today. ken? >> thank you, heather. new this morning, police arrested a man linked to a slashing in chelsea. the woman was attacked yesterday morning on the street. this morning we are hearing from the victim. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live outside the precinct 13 with new details. >> reporter: police tell us the suspect has a history of randomly attacking women. he is in police custody at the precinct.
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him from news reports saw him walking around yesterday near st. patrick's cathedral and waved down to police officers. they found and arrested him. police affidavit a $2,500 reward to help find the man. the video shows the suspect walking alongside a woman and then randomly and suddenly slashing her in the face with a knife or box cutter and then running away. the 24-year-old victim was walking to her job in chelsea early yesterday morning near west 23rd and 7th avenue. she noticed the suspect acting weird and went against herbert judgment and kept on walking instead of walking away from him. >> as soon as he hit me, i was like i should have -- i thought about it, this guy looks weird. you don't think these things will happen to you. i thought i will be fine. he was probably on drugs or maybe, you know, psychotic,
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or maybe he wanted to hurt somebody. i don't know. >> reporter: again, he has quite a long criminal history including more than 30 arrests and more recently on december the 30th he was arrested for randomly attacking a woman at sixth avenue and west 12th street. in that situation, police say he randomly walked up and punched a woman in the face. he was charged with misdemeanor assault and then released. now this morning he is charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon. live in gramercy, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. we have crews on the scene trying to reach more than a dozen miners trapped in central new york. 17 miners trapped 800 feet underground at the cargill salt mine outside ithaca. firefighters were able to get
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stay with eyewitness news for updates on this breaking story. new this morning, you are not waking up $500 million richer, i'm sorry to report. you have a shot at the largest ever lottery jackpot. there were no big winners in last night's powerball jackpot drawing. there is a one million dollar winner in new york after a ticket was sold matching the first five numbers in the drawing. those numbers are: you can catch the live drawing before "eyewitness news at 11:00". new york state's medical marijuana program opens for business with eight locations and a lot of tough rules. 22 states in washington, d.c. allow medical marijuana but the new york program is the most restrictive in the nation. there is one dispensary near
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york city and fewer than 150 doctors statewide are registered to prescribe it. many of the people that lobbied for medical marijuana won't be able to get it. >> we got it done and not one of us will get medicine tomorrow from new york state. not one. >> medical marijuana in new york will be nonsmokable. it's the edible or the pill form you can get. the system will grow to 20 locations but it is not covered by medicaid or private insurance. you are never more than seven minutes and traffic. >> 4 time's square looking south, clear skies. great visibility down to staten island. good morning, staten island. it will be a nice start to the day. we have less wind. the temperature around 32. in the 20s and teens north and west. dress warmly. not harsh out. getting to the bus, the sway,
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27 down the jersey shore in long branch. 24 wrightstown. numbers in the teens to the north but without the harsh wind and no snow on the ground it's not bad. 45 at 2:00. those numbers are above the seasonal averages. that will feel nice. at the bus stop, the kids wearing -- i don't know what that kid has on. >> that's her. >> that is us. >> temperature 30 degrees. dress warmly like the huckleberries and you will be fine. let's go over to a webcam. this is a construction project they have going own for a couple of weeks. they are doing repair from sandy. you can see over here, here are the cones. this is the inbound side of the queens midtown tunnel, second avenue. here is the approach outbound
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you have the queens midtown tunnel outbound closed with overnight construction but the inbound side is taking two-way traffic. mass transit is on or close to schedule. street cleaning rules are in effect. shirleen and ken, over to you. >> thank you very much. still ahead, a security breach at time warner cable. we will tell you what hackers may have gotten their hands on and why customers should be concerned. >> former mets catcher mike
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what if the sweet stevia leaf was discovered... ...before the sugarcane. all our favorite sugary foods would be our favorite truvia-y foods. truvia. life with less sugar is just as sweet. welcome back. race for president, ted cruz brushing over donald trump's repeated questions about cruz's birth in canada.
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questions about cruz's ability to serve as president. the constitution says you must be, quote, a natural born citizen. cruz said his mother was an american citizen so even with his canadian birth he is legally qualified. bernie sanders and hillary clinton in front of nevada let's go to the cameras. the caucuses come after the south carolina caucuses. if sanders and clinton split the first two states, nevada could play a pivotal role. what cap will mike piazza wear on his plaque. he was named on 83% of ballots sending piazza to cooperstown along with ken griffey, junior. the combination lead to bragging on the part of "sports illustrated."
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shared the cover of the baseball preview issue. piazza told mlb network it was frustrating getting in. >> you have to sit there and people criticize and as -- that's the way the game is. that's the way it is. so, it's just like i said, once it does come, you can't describe it. >> piazza holds the record for most home runs by a catcher. he says he will announce today whether he will enter cooperstown as a mets or l.a. dodger. induction day is july 24th. there you have it. the power of fans. >> absolutely. the fans have say in something. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> we are looking at our view here from our camera at asbury park, down the boardwalk and the beach. nice morning, nice visibility. all the way through monmouth and ocean county. temperature 32 degrees.
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winds west at 5. the high number yesterday 41. above the normal of 38. there you see the records. we might get to a record high possibly sunday. i will tell you more about that. here we go. 33 riverdale and the bronx. 33 whitestone, queens. 21 islip. chilly spot this morning. 17 to poughkeepsie. numbers are close to normal. light wind to no wind to a west wind. so, i just wanted to show you where there might be a windchill in the park showing 32 with a windchill of 27. that's not too bad. a couple of degrees cooler than the air temperature with a light southwest wind. winds are calm. sunshine and clear skies back to the great lakes. we will look at great weather as we get to about 8:00. 29, 30 degrees.
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i think the models are undoing the temperatures a little bit. they should be higher tomorrow. then tomorrow into the low 40s. notice tomorrow the clouds ahead of the next system coming our way with rain. you will see saturday morning there is a system from the west that could give us a couple of showers early in the morning. the day is not a wash out. it's cloudy. the temperatures are mild. you see down to the south a big batch of rain here. this is sunday morning. sunday we could get a couple of inches of rain sunday morning to lunchtime then cloudy and 56 before a cold front gets here. that will give us maybe next week a shot at snow wednesday maybe. we will deep an eye on it. sunny and milder today, 45. clear to mostly clear tonight, a couple of clouds. sunshine to start tomorrow then the clouds increase friday afternoon. saturday we got the driesing of rain in the morning then cloudy, 49. there is the rain for sunday. saturday not a wash out.
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morning then really that's it. the day is mild. but sunday morning is a super cooker. sunday night a cold front plows through making it cold as we get to wednesday. sorry, what? our photo. okay. we take a look at -- ed is like [noise]. i had to decode that. sorry, it took a while. last night i had the pleasure of speaking at the church of >> amen. >> we talked about the magi. it was the epiphany service. night. i want to thank reverend mark for inviting us there. talking about how the stars worked and the planets align to make the star of bethlehem on that wonderful evening. >> you had your eyes shut in the picture. your con temperature playtive
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>> i looked like joel osteen for a minute. >> you can be successful bill, pray and you can be successful. >> good that you can be there. heather, how is the traffic doing. >> are you praying for a good commute? i'm sure everybody is. not a bad ride long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north. n and q trains track work 42nd street completed and finished. we have a little bit of a residual delay. 1 and 9 at carlton avenue, a disabled vehicle being cleared away. at the queens midtown tunnel, overnight construction. inbound side is taking two-way traffic. a webcam, fdr not causing a lot of delays. construction from the 90s to the 60s and we have street cleaning rules in effect today. shirleen and ken, over to you. >> thank you. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," the murder bronx. her father is in custody heading to court today.
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are focusing on right now. >> will bill cosby face more charges connected to sexual
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prosecutors will not charge bill cosby in two cases of alleged sexual abuse against teenage girls. they happened in 1965 and 2008. the comedian cannot be charged in the first case because the statue of limitations ran out.
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alleged victim said happened at the playboy mansion, there is not enough evidence to file charges. cosby is charged with sexually assaulting a woman inside his home in 2004. no word when or if the hamilton ticket lottery will return to the digital world. the lottery was held outside the theater in manhattan yesterday. this is after an attempt to switch to an online lottery didn't work out well. on tuesday the web site handling the ticket lottery crashed. the theater tried to switch to online sales because the theaters neighbors on west 46th street complained the crowds were causing problems. >> crowds to see hamilton, what is that about? you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. they are jealous because they want to get in to see hamilton, too. >> you have to go see lynn manuel, hamilton, wonderful. lights are on this morning and people are home at wollman risk.
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somebody is home. there they go. nice weather. as far as, like this morning, getting going and having skating practice this morning, kiddos, comfortable temperatures. taking the ferry from staten island over this morning. good weather. west southwest wind about 11 miles per hour. going back and forth from port jeff to bridgeport, a light northwest wind here, too. by the time at newburgh, we will be about 37 noontime. 16 to 20 during the morning commute. it will warm up fast for everybody. weather then heather every seven minutes. a disabled vehicle out there? >> i did. let's go to the maps and i will tell you where. it's in jersey city 1 and 9, northbound side near carlton avenue. over here as you try to go to the queens midtown tunnel, outbound tube is closed with overnight construction. this will be going on for a while. they are doing repair from sandy. inbound side taking two-way traffic.
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as you come from second avenue from queens into manhattan. we have our street cleaning rules in effect for today. shirleen and ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. still ahead, financial fears mounting overseas. big problems for chinese stocks again. how things are shaping up on wall street. >> macy's making a big decision involving the future of a lot of its stores and thousands of employees. >> a time warner cable data breach. what it means for customers. that and more when we come ba meet the moore's! we're the moore family, and we're always looking for ways to enjoy more. so we called time warner cable and got even more than we expected. more speed, like 300 meg. more tv shows and movies on demand. more places to make more unlimited calls. they even made it easy to switch with a one hour arrival window. for $89.99 a month, you'll get 100 meg internet, tv, phone and more. plus free installation with a one-hour arrival window.
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disappointing holiday sales. >> yesterday's plunging crude oil prices might be good news for you. with crude oil at the lowest point since the recession, anna sifts expect gas prices to drop another 10 cents. >> national average is right around $2. >> that's great news if you are driving out there. that is america's money. have a great day, everybody. the personal information of 320,000 time warner customers maybe come pro mosted following a data breach. the e-mail addresses and account passwords may have been hacked. the cable giant was contacted by the fbi about the breach. time warner is reaching out to customers that may be affected. it will cost less to read one new york newspaper. the new york daily news is lowering its weekday price from 1.25 to a buck. the price drop takes effect on monday at newsstands throughout the city. the weekend edition will be sold for 1.50. the news raised the price to a
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of 2014. coming up in the next half hour,ing a twist in the murder of a pregnant woman missing. the woman's father is in custody this morning. what we are learning about the motive in the case. >> also ahead, that massive powerball jackpot hit a new record high overnight. we have the winning details. sfx: rocket blasting off (ding) (dong) (ding) (ding) (ding) (ding) (ding) sfx: (countdown) 3, 2, 1 (ding) (ding)
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money is up for grabs. the i get giddy thinking about it. good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm shirleen allicot in for lori stokes. today is thursday, january 7th. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive forecast. >> whoever bought the coffee, thank you very much. >> you are welcome. >> thank you very much, kenny. here is what is going on this morning. i hope you hit the power ball lottery that way. the coffee keeps flowing. down the jersey shore we have nice weather here. we have a light west wind. that is like a land breeze. so, that is going to be a of little significance. temperature this morning starting out around 33 degrees around the five boroughs. temperatures of 32 now around the park and 31 you see to 33 from whitestone queens, cambria heights. 25, 24 up to the north and west. today we are going to be looking at numbers that are
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we look down the jersey shore and sunshine. heather is looking at the commute. the earlier stroll in jersey city has been cleared away. let's go to the maps. on the northbound side of routes 1 and 9 near carlton avenue but it's gone. that is good news for us. this is out there, however. they are doing the overnight construction at the queens midtown tunnel. outbound is closed with overnight construction. inbound side is taking two-way traffic but not causing major problems. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. ken, over to you. >> thank you. new this morning, police making an arrest after a woman was randomly attacked on a street in chelsea. a man caught on camera walking up and slashing her. this morning we are hearing from the woman. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live outside the 13 precinct with more. good morning. >> good morning, the victim says the suspect barely looked at her and never said a word
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and started slashing her face. this morning the suspect, 41- year-old kari bazemore is here at the precinct. a couple of people that recognized him from news reports saw him walking around yesterday afternoon near st. patrick's cathedral. they immediately flagged down two police officers who found bazemore and arrested him. now, police had offered a $2,500 reward to help find the man in the surveillance video. the video shows the suspect now believed to be bazemore walking alongside the woman and then absolutely -- suddenly and randomly slashing her in the face with a knife or box cut irrelevant. the 24-year-old victim was walking to her job in chelsea near west 23rd and 7th avenue. she never saw the man's face. she felt the blade sliding across her face leaving her with a wound that required seven stitches.
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i thought i broke my nose. i felt blood. i said i'm bleeding. they said you have a big cut on your face. i said what, i thought i broke my nose. >> the suspect has more than 30 arrests including one for attacking a woman on december 30th. in that case, police tell us at sixth avenue and west 12th street he randomly punched a woman in the face for no reason at all, walked up to her and socked her in the face. he was charged with a misdemeanor and was released after that attack. now he is charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon. >> thank you. a bronx man is due in court today accused of murdering his pregnant daughter then hiding her body inside their home. 61-year-old william carruth was arrested yesterday after police found his daughter's body in a
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andrea carruth was 5 months pregnant. she operated a day care facility out of her home and looking forward to having a child of her own. >> i miss her. >> i love her. >> how can a father kill their own child. it doesn't make sense. >> police say the father and daughter argued over money for a second mortgage on the home. her body was found in a crawl space feet from her father's bed two days after searched the house. morning. no one won last night's power ball drawing. now it is the largest jackpot overnight it grew to 675 million you can bet it is only going to grow. some of you still may have won some money.
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winning: >> reporter: mallory hoff is live with more. >> reporter: somebody has to win. this store behind me that had a long line yesterday updated that jackpot number. there it is. $675 million. wouldn't that be nice? take a look at the lines yesterday. there was no jackpot winner, there were 14 tickets that matched the first five numbers. the prize a $1 million. one of those tickets was sold in upstate new york. another in connecticut. when it comes to winning the jackpot, your odds are not so good to put it lightly. you have a better chance of being drafted by an nba team, winning an oscar or being elected president. what would you do if you did win? >> i would take my two best
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something with my family. >> invest. get me a shove officer. >> it's $2 to play. that buys you the opportunity to win and the opportunity to dream. live in hoboken, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> you can always dream. >> you bet. >> watch the next drawing on saturday before "eyewitness news at 11:00". well, it's 5:35. the state trooper that arrested sandra bland the woman found dead in her cell has been charged with perjury and he was fired. he claimed that bland was, quote, combative and uncooperative after he pulled her over last summer and ordered her out of the car. video shows her threaten her with a stun gun. the latest charge allegations that he lied about how he removed bland from the vehicle. bland's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit. the family of a florida woman that died outside of a
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police custody is demanding answers after hearing her final moments on an officer's dash- cam video. 57-year-old barbara dawson died after being forcibly removed from a florida hospital. she was handcuffed when she collapsed while attempted to arrest her for trespassing. now we are hearing the audio from a dash-cam video as she begged to stay at the hospital. >> i can't breathe. >> would you please put -- >> they begged you to leave. do it. >> investigators say it was 18 minutes before a doctor readmitted dawson but that time it was too late. the medical examiner said she died from a blood clot. the police department says the officer did his job and is not a trained medical professional. meanwhile, the hospital is offering thoughts and prayers to dawson's family. you are never more than
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and traffic and bill evans with the exclusive forecast. >> live camera from 4 time's square looking south. you can see down to sandy hook, new jersey. we look down to point pleasant and points beyond. temperature of 32 degrees. we are looking at clear skies back to the great lakes. a light west wind makes for a great day. it's dry, chilly this morning. you need the coats, gloves, if you dress like dray you are set. that's how you should look a model of excellence. 45 this afternoon, heather. great weather. after school looking for heather, she will be at the bus stop wearing green. the color of money. >> that's right. >> the power ball lottery. >> now you are talking. let's go to the maps. we will talk about what is happening traveling out and
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subways, for example, one, two and three trains fire department activity at columbus circle, one and two-running express only. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north doing fine. queens midtown tunnel, construction outbound tube closed with overnight construction. inbound side is taking two-way traffic. we have street cleaning rules in effect for today. shirleen, ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," new developments surrounding the search for the man that murdered a worker at a mcdonald's in the bronx. >> an eyewitness news exclusive. guards at rikers island attacked.
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hi mmm. i just laid an egg. does anybody want it? joey, you want some gasoline? yes, please. mom, guess what? i married a clown and we're having tiny little clown babies. mhm. i just bought a hammer. with internet fast enough for everyone, your guests might get a bit carried away. get out of the past.
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welcome back. mayor de blasio will sign an executive order this afternoon making new york city one of the most generous family leave providers in the nation. the paid parental leave benefit will be available for 20,000 city workers. those employees will get 100% of their salary for six weeks and they can combine it with existing leave and accrued vacation time for up to 12 weeks. a homeless man charged with the murder of a mcdonald's manager in the bronx. rafael gonzalez turned himself over to morning. investigators say he stabbed adam garcia outside the
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monday morning after following him to the parking lot. garcia died from multiple stab wounds. a new jersey high school athlete will be fine thanks to well equipped coaches and staff during a scary moment on the basketball court. he was playing at edison high school when he collapsed. they got to his side with a defibulator mounted outside the gym. >> the freshman coach seemed adamant that we needed an aed as fast as possible. advised to shock, stand clear and shocked him and within 10, 15 seconds he started to take breaths again. >> wow. >> amazing. >> the tool to save the teen were only there after the death of another high school athlete. 17-year-old died six years ago when he collapsed attract practice at edison high school. since then his family fought to
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every new jersey school. >> saved that kids's life as a result. temperatures haven't been perfect for igloo building so you have to build the dreams through others. take a look. this sits on the streets of chicago. a man who lives in a nearby high-rise building that had a couple of extra minutes thought it would be fun to build an igloo in the street. thanks to average temperatures in the 20s, it hasn't shown signs of melting. >> go for a party with him. >> next think you will see people ice skating down the street. >> i would hang out a sign saying ice bar. serve cocktails, charge admission. >> in there? that looks like a place you hang out with pizza rat [ laughter ] >> right? >> me and my man pizza rat were having a little pizza in the igloo. here we go. across the east river to flushing, it looks good hear from our camera looking across
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here is the camera in brooklyn looking across to the wall street area and bowling green down to the battery and south street seaport to the brooklyn bridge. a temperature of 32 degrees. humidity is dry. winds are west at 7 and pressure 30.37 and holding steady. yesterday's high 41. that felt great. that is above normal for time of the year. sunrise and sunset will be beautiful today. get out there and get a look at it. cold morning turns into a comfortable afternoon. warming trend continues into the weekend. we will be in the 50s, maybe challenge a record high sunday. weekend is not a wash out. a soaking, probably an inch or two of rain sunday morning. 28 brookhaven to babylon. 25 smithtown. 21 westhampton a cold spot with the sandy soil, clear sky. that temperature drops off there. east hampton 34. waters are 46, 49 degrees. 14 and dover. 16 monticello.
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no harsh wind to go with that. it's calm to light. and we are going to be looking at clear skies back to the great lakes. this will be nice. sunshine today and tomorrow. by 8:00 looking at 31 in the park. 20 poughkeepsie. 28 down the afternoon features low to mid-40s with sunshine will feel nice. tomorrow morning we start out around 34 by afternoon. we will be in the low 40s tomorrow. a few clouds creep up from a frontal system to the west. so, a wave goes by. clouds increase. saturday morning, a couple of sprinkles and a shower around. saturday is cloudy. temperatures are in the upper 40s. sunday we are watching a system to the south that will bring soaking rain but yet mild temperatures. really mild sunday afternoon with cloudy skies. then next week, here we go. back to another arctic shot. polar vortex is up here. it will shoot cold air in here next week after the warm day
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kiddos at the bus stop warm gear. an a today. 45. sunshine and milder after school. saturday cloudy in the afternoon, 48. heavy rain sunday morning. cloudy, 56 in the afternoon. the waves of cold air coming in next week, that's when there is a coastal lhota turns a negatively tifted trough. that could be the first snow of the season. tonight partly cloudy to clear and chilly. 20s in the suburbs. clouds increase tomorrow, 43. accuweather seven-day forecast, there are the clouds for saturday. not a wash out. sunday looking at a fair amount of rain coming up from the south. a couple of inches of rain, gusty winds, maybe coastal flooding or erosion. next week, there you see, the sun and the cold air that we are talking about. hopefully we will all be ice skating down columbia avenue. >> man. >> hopefully. we are laughing at pizza rat by the way.
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>> over to you, heather. you want to see something not great the deegan. let's take a look at at webcam. it's construction but take a look at this delay. this is before you get to the george washington bridge. so, we head to the maps. where the construction is, on the southbound side of the deegan. it's from the cross bronx into yankee stadium where we have construction. right lane is is closed down. delays up by 179th to yankee stadium. mass transit doing okay, 1, 2, 3 trains, earlier fire department activity has been cleared. street cleaning rules are in effect today. >> still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," people in one town are up in arms over a superstorm sandy monument. why residents are calling for it to tampa bay removed. >> no one won the powerball jackpot. we have the story of a woman
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. an eyewitness news exclusive. five rickers island correction officers are in the hospital recovering from the beating they got from teenage inmates. the young attackers came from a new rikers unit for what are called uncontrollable inmates. the guards had to use chemical spray to regain control of the unit. the inmates used to be in administrative segregation but mayor de blasio said it was not humane. he is the one who ordered the change. >> until the mayor walks in the shoes of a new york city correction officer that has his or her eye socket busted out then he will have a difference of opinion. >> the attack on the officers
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of the correction officer's union warned the mayor's new disaster. a potential court battle is developing over same-sex marriage in alabama. state supreme court judge roy moore has ordered probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. judge moore claims a recent federal ruling only outlawed same-sex marriage bans in four states. he says it's up to alabama's highest court to determine whether gay couples can legally marry. in june it was legalized nationwide. a few minutes at a slot machine turned into a few million dollars for a new jersey woman. she walked away with a $3 million jackpot at the trump taj mahal casino in atlantic city. the jackpot winner was at the penny machine. the she won 3 million bucks. she was there five minutes when she made it big.
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we had a woman come in and hit the wheel of fortune jackpot on the penny machine. >> darn. >> but the -- good for her. it wasn't a monumental moment for the winner. >> somebody was on the penny machine for ten hours before her. >> we don't want to know the fate of that person after they left. >> yikes. breaking news. after a dozen miners trapped in a mine in central new york. we got an update on the rescue and will bring it to you at the top of the hour. >> food scars at chipotle
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investigation. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you.
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i'm neil patrick harris and new york is my home. no place has more world class culture. come winter, i can't wait to visit our must-see collections of art and superb photography and film. new york has beautifully restored theaters, that are now important centers for the performing arts. and museums that preserve the glories of the past. winter in new york state means more great things to do than ever. plan your trip at iloveny.com there's something for everyone. good morning. i'm meteorologist bill evans.
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great ride on the staten island ferry today. a little wind out of the southwest that will push you across this morning. should be just fine. water temperatures in the mid- 40s here. you have a southwest wind that makes it cooler on the south facing shores. the ride from bridgeport should be fine, too. today temperatures around 30 at 6:00 to near 40 at noontime today. then by the afternoon in nyack, 40 degrees to around 45. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. >> we have construction on the deegan. it's there until further notice. on the southbound side getting into the george washington bridge construction is southbound side near yankee stadium and the right lane is closed down. you will find heavy delays around 179th street. it's getting worse taking you
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bridge into the area of yankee stadium. 1, 2, 3 trains fire department activity at columbus circle cleared away. mass transit at this point doing fine. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect today. ken, over to you. >> thank you, heather. a storm of controversy for people in a new jersey town this morning. they are demanding the removal of a superstorm sandy monument. some residents in highlands call this shore hege. it is not only a monument but it may be prohibited. the borough is waiting for the trade group's response before taking action. federal prosecutors want to talk to chipotle executives about a scare that hit the food chain last year. they have been subpoenaed in connection with last summer's norovirus outbreak in southern california.
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outbreaks in november and december. chipotle says the sales dropped 30% last month. closing in on 6:00. just ahead this morning, new information on a violent attack in chelsea caught on camera. what if the sweet stevia leaf was discovered... ...before the sugarcane. and everything had fewer calories. truvia.
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