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new information on the violent slashing caught in chelsea. power ball man i can't hit -- mania hit a new level when nobody won the powerball jackpot. >> storms from the west are heading this way bringing rain to the tri-state this weekend. i'm r dhar. >> i'm -- i'm ken rosato. >> i'm shirleen allicot. i was looking at the wrong camera this whole time. >> look at this one now. >> you could have tapped me, you know. >> she is doing great. maybe she knows something i don't know. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. that's likely. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and here is bill. >> and there will be no wreaking havoc this weekend. >> go ahead. >> we will have a storm system out of texas. there is a front in the great lakes. i will tell you about it. we take a look at the temperature 32 this hour. 34 around laguardia. 23 white plains. these numbers are a little
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we should be about 28 in the park and 14 to 10 north and west we are at noon. a gorgeous day. we will talk about tomorrow, another nice day and your weekend which will be rainy in the accuweather forecast. it's weather then heather every seven minutes. happy thursday to you. >> happy thursday to you. things aren't happy through the bronx. if you commute by the major deegan, you will find delays. this is because of construction on the deegan south. it starts at yankees cross bronx into yankee stadium. the right lane is closed down. you can see that delay. it begins before the george washington bridge from around 179th street getting much worse taking you all the way down to yankee stadium. that construction is there until further notice. 1, 2, 3 trains fire department activity at columbus circle taken care of. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north on or close to schedule.
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outbound tube is closed because of overnight construction. it's still with us. inbound side is taking two-way traffic. not causing a tremendous amount of volume but i will keep my eye on it. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. ken, over to you. >> thank you, heather. good samaritans helping lead police to the suspect who slashed a woman in the face at random. take a look at the surveillance video in chelsea. the suspect has quite the lengthy criminal background. dray clark is live in the 13th precinct in gramercy with the story. >> good morning. the suspect, 41-year-old kari bazemore has 32 prior arrests. add one more. he is here at the 13th police precinct being held in part because a few people recognized him yesterday walking around midtown and quickly waved down police officers who eventually
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-- found bazemore and arrested him. the video shows the suspect, now believed to be bazemore walking alongside a woman and suddenly and randomly slashing her in the face with a knife. the 24-year-old victim was walking to her job in chelsea early yesterday morning near west 23rd and 7th avenue. she noticed him acting weird. she went against herbert judgment to cross the street but she kept on walking. >> answer he hit me i thought this guy looks weird, i should stay behind him or cross the street. you don't think these things will happen to you. i thought i will be fine. he was probably on drugs, maybe psychotic, didn't know what he was doing or maybe he wanted to hurt somebody. i don't know. >> reporter: bazemore was recently arrested for attacking another woman randomly at 6th and west 12th.
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walked up to a woman and punched her in the face. in that case he was charged with a misdemeanor and then released. now he is charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon for what he allegedly did yesterday. live in gramercy, dray clark. we have breaking news. rescue crews are on the scene trying to reach a dozen miners trapped in a salt mine in central new york state. 17 miners are trapped in an elevator about 800 feet underground at the cargill salt mine in lansing, new york. this photo was posted on instagram showing a crane arriving to assist in the rescue. firefighters were able to get heat packs and blankets to the miners as the rescue efforts continue. financial fears mounting after asian stocks took another dive. trading had to be halted for a
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the shanghai closed down 7%. japan's nikkei closed down 2%. hong kong hang seng index 3%. futures are pointing to an enormous plunge. the dow is pointing to about a 400 drop at the open after the dow dropped 252 points geds closing at 16,906. nasdaq and s&p 500 also begin more than 1% lower. thousands of people are hoping to become instant megamillionaires this weekend with word overnight there were no winners in last night's powerball jackpot. saturday's jackpot will be an estimated $675 million. that will be the largest lottery jackpot in u.s. history. >> mallory hoff is live in hoboken with more. mallory? >> reporter: the largest jackpot in history is right. a lot of people will be making there way to stores like this
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sure they pick up a ticket. take a look at this. in the last few minutes this store updated the jackpot number. there it is. $675 million. wouldn't that be nice? take a look at the 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 $1 million. one of those tickets was sold in another in connecticut. the clerk here tells me yesterday there were very long lines. when it comes to winning the lottery, one thing is for sure. if you don't play, you can't win. the clerk here says he is feeling lucky. he said it would be nice to sell that winning ticket. live in hoboken, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> these true, thank you.
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numbers: the next drawing is saturday and we will air that live on channel 7 and the watch abc app. that happens before news at 11:00." eight locations will open to start supplying medical marijuana across new york state. 22 states and washington, d.c. already allow medical marijuana. but the new york program is the most restrictive in the nation. there is just one dispensary near union square for all of new york city and fewer than 150 doctors statewide are registered to prescribe it. that means many 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 through new york state. not one. >> medical marijuana in new york will be nonsmokable and the system will grow eventually to 20 locations.
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you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> here we go. we look from the camera in astoria queens south to one world trade. big alice, the power plant at rosedale queens. right there before that is the socrates sculpture park. today is a great day to go there and walk through there. the temperatures will be more comfortable. we are starting at 32 and colder north and west. that is chilly. by afternoon it will be nice and comfy. sunshine back to the great lakes. today and tomorrow a couple of great days of weather. 33 by 9:00. 35 at 10:00. the 45 this afternoon. that's about 7, 8 degrees warmer than normal for this time of the year. kiddos at the bus stop dress warmly. after school it will feel great 45 degrees. we have the best traffic reporter around. >> we have the best meteorologist around. >> what time do they get here.
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i was out looking for them. >> how is the commute? let's talk about what is going on here, long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north on or close. one and 3 trains fire department activity at columbus circle cleared. stall george washington bridge lower level at the tolls. the lincoln is minor. holland a minor delay. cross bronx into yankee stadium we have construction. the right lane is closed down. it looks like they may be clearing it a webcam, i can show you -- show you the delay into the george washington bridge. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," the decision in california to not charge comedian bill cosby with sexual assault in two separate cases. what is preventing prosecutors from moving forward this those cases. >> a hack attack at time warner cable. what thieves may have gotten
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new information prosecutors
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two cases of alleged sexual abuse against teenage girls. prosecutors say the comedian cannot be charged in the first case because the statute of limitations ran out. in the second which the alleged victim said happened at the playboy mansion, prosecutors say there is not enough evidence to file charges. he is charged with sexually assaulting a woman inside his philadelphia home in 2004. time warner has been the victim of a data breach and the personal information of 320,000 customers may be compromised. time warner alerted customers yesterday that their 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 have been affected. customers are urged to check e- mails and watch out for suspicious activity. developing in california, storms hitting the west coast sparking floods and landslides.
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rain and more storms heading there today. neighbors are working to keep hills clear of debris as landslides head to home hoping to keep the homes from flooding. >> it will be an ongoing process during el nino. >> help each other out and just waiting for something to come down to get it out so it doesn't get blocked up. >> many neighborhoods in california were hit by wildfires over the last year leaving hillsides without trees and brush to keep mud and debris in place during flooding. there are voluntary evacuations in place in some areas as crews use heavy equipment to protect areas. time for a check on the accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans live outside the studios on the upper west side. >> it feels good out this morning. a little wind between the buildings at lincoln center and looking at what will be a warmer day today, comfortable later on today. a live look from the high definition. it's 32 degrees.
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the pressure has been rising and holding steady above 30. strong arctic high pressure. yesterday's high 41. i put the records on there for you to see. a reminder we may have record high temperatures sunday. 24 passaic and bergen county, around teterboro to 14, 16 north and west. chilly morning. call it cold. clear skies, light wind, not harsh. a day where we will see sunshine and mild weather this afternoon. temperature 43, clouds and sun. pretty after school. great afternoon and evening for walking the dog. cloudy skies on saturday afternoon after a few showers saturday morning. saturday afternoon it's 48. that is ten warmer than normal. sunday heavy rain sunday morning. maybe an inch or two of rain. the storm system on the california coast gets to texas today, gets to us by sunday. so, we will have this series of
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we will look at much colder air coming in behind the system on sunday. that could make things cold by the time we get to the weekend. we will look at temperatures that will get much colder as we go into next week. after sunday, looking at a cool down. that might give us the first shot at snow next week. maybe wednesday, thursday. you have to have the timing right with the system out of the west, cold air in place. that's the way an el nino season works. 45 today. 34 tonight. we will look at 20s in the suburbs. sunny start to the day on friday. high to 43. here is the accuweather forecast beautiful seven-day forecast. there is the drizzle saturday morning. saturday afternoon not so bad. it gets cloudy. sunday we will look at the rain heavy in the morning. it comes up from the southwest through the area sunday and behind it, look at that cold air for next week. maybe a snow shower wednesday
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how many times have i told you friday. >> look at his face. >> translate that. translate what he is saying. >> i'm not translating what he said. i don't think that's airable. see you tomorrow. >> i love what happened there. >> he is so cute. something not so cute is traffic. john del giorno is not so bad so we will go up to newscopter 7 and check in with john. >> reporter: good morning, heather. a look at the george washington bridge. we got a report it was either a disabled vehicle or misplaced tractor trailer that was heading to the lower level and then a lane was blocked. we pulled up on the scene. you can see slow volume through the tolls. i don't see lanes blocked. i think they got the vehicle out of the way and all lanes reopened. you see a bottlenecks on to the bridge.
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traffic heavier on the lower level. traffic to the upper moving with a mine -- minor delay. >> cross bronx to yankee stadium we had construction cleared away but delays are starting to ease at this point. that is good news. we had some pretty heavy delays by 179th street. r trains track work at prospect avenue. uptown express service only. street cleaning rules are in effect. ken, shirleen, over to you. >> the consumer electronic show is underway in las vegas. the scene. >> in techbytes, a virtual reality is the talk of the consumer electronic show. >> they are taking preorders for the headset that gives users an 3-d experience. the price tag 600 bucks. >> sony showed off the high-
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on the money, macy's cutting thousands of jobs and closing dozens of stores. the largest department store
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jobs and trimming the profit outlook after a miserable holiday season. macy's says sales were down 5%. four in new york state will close and a store in south plainfield, new jersey will shutter its doors. apple says customers spent more than $1 billion on apps and in app purchases between christmas and new year's day. most was spent on new year's day making it the most popular day in app history. >> look, up in the chick-fil-a menu it's super food. the chicken chain is adding a healthy offering called the super food side. that is a blend of chopped kale and brocollini. you can get dried sour cherries and roasted nuts. the offering comes in 14- calorie and 170-calorie size. >> you will still get the be
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>> that's why you go. >> but the option is there. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill. >> here we go. good visibility outside this morning. a morning where we start out with temperatures that are not that bad. if you are at wollman rink today, you get the skating lights on. kids getting the skating practice in, a nice view and this morning we will look at temperatures that are not as cold and not much wind out there. not that harsh. we are looking at 32 in the park to 21 paramus. 27 newark to elizabeth and the wind is calm to a light wind. later on sunshine. warming to 41 by noontime here the next few hours. that seven hour temperature will gradually warm up. in syosset, 42 by 1:00. weather and traffic every seven minutes. something at the gowanus. >> yes. >> go on an tell us about it.
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you don't want to go on the gowanus. how long have i done this traffic reporting thing here, 24 years, i have never seen something like this. this vehicle looks as though it is above the tractor trailer cab or it could be the cab of the tractor trailer. we have a ton of activity there. newscopter 7 is heading to the scene. let's take a look at a map. i will pinpoint where this is, gowanus expressway outbound side 86th street. avoid that area. street cleaning rules are in effect and we have n and r trains with delays. >> that is a mess, thank you very much. the only question left for mets fans about mike piazza is what cap will he wear. the fourth time was the charm for the former catcher. he was named on 83% of the ballots sending him to coopers town with ken griffey, junior.
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cover of si's 1994 baseball preview issue. piazza told mlb network it was frustrating wading to get in. >> you can't hit any more home runs at home. you have to sit there and people criticize and -- 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 run bees by a -- runs by a catcher. he will announce today whether he will enter as a met or dodger. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," new information overnight in the violent attack of a woman on the streets of chelsea. the actions of good samaritans this price can't be right... that's the right price! it's that low.
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take a look at the location of the accident. this is the outbound side near fort hamilton parkway. take a look here. that is an s.u.v., looks like a bmw s.u.v. that is completely vertical. it looks like it may have been disabled in the left lane and may have been getting attention from the tow truck. that's the best that i can figure out right now and a tractor trailer came along in the left lane and struck that vehicle but if you look closely there is another vehicle wedged between the truck and the s.u.v. that is up right. they are operating on a rescue. one extrications in progress. we don't have word on that. there is a lot of equipment here. police and fire. if you are coming inbound the h.o.v. lane is closed. big delays back to the verrazano bridge. heather o'rourke is standing by with more. this delay will stretch back across the bridge into staten island.
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out and it already is. >> we can actually look at a webcam and i can show you how it's looking traveling on to the belt parkway. those of you who travel in this area, on to the outbound side of the gowanus expressway toward the verrazano bridge it splits off. the gowanus to the left, the belt parkway to the right. here is how the belt parkway looks traveling into the verrazano bridge. the only problem outbound you will find rubbernecking delays on the gowanus. coming off the verrazano bridge, if you can get here and go around the bend that would be the best bet. let's go to the maps and pinpoint where the accident is. here is the accident. it's between where the gowanus is and the belt parkway splits off over here. if you can come up over this direction and get yourself on the gowanus heading into the city, that's the way to go. the outbound side is going to pick up a lot of volume and coming off the verrazano bridge as well. we do have street cleaning rules in effect today.
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we hope those people are okay in the accident. that's all. good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm shirleen allicot in for lori stokes. thank you for joining us. it's thursday, january 7th. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. let's check out meteorologist bill evans with the forecast. >> we have skies clear to partly cloudy. temperatures are chilly maybe even cold north and west. we will look at a day where the temperature moderates nicely to the warm side. 37 from massapequa up to north port. 34 across the eastern end of long island to montauk which is down to 29. 19 toms river. 16 around mow and newburgh. it -- were a poughkeepsie and newburgh. 42 with sunshine later on. we will talk about warming up by sunday into the 50s. we will talk about that in a moment. ken, shirleen, back to you. >> thank you, bill. new this morning the police say the man caught on camera
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face is in custody this morning. police are giving credit to quick thinking good samaritans. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live in gramercy with new details. >> the suspect, kari bazemore has a long rap sheet and history of randomly attacking women. this morning he is in police custody at the 13th precinct. a few people recognized bazemore walking around midtown and they flagged down police officers who found bazemore and arrested him. police have been offering a $2,500 reward to find the man featured in the surveillance video. the video shows the suspect, who is believed to be bazemore, walking alongside a woman 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. she never saw the man's face.
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across her face leaving her with a wound that required 7 stitches. >> something hit me in the face. i thought he punched me, broke my nose. i felt blood. then when i went in the dinner i said please help me. they said you have a big cut. i didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: kari bazemore, the suspect, has a long rap sheet including more than 32 arrests. most recently he was arrested on december 30th for randomly walking up to a woman and punching her in the face. he was charged with a misdemeanor and released. now he is charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon for what he was accused of doing yesterday. dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you, dray. the slashing of a young woman in queens may have been a targeted attack but the suspect went after the wrong person. we are learning the teen who is
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may have been the victim of mistaken identity. a man with a surgical mask and gloves slashed her face. a note was left from the supposed attacker saying she was mistakenly targeted and that the attacker would come back to cut the right teen. police are investigating. power ball fever is heating up this morning with word no one won the giant jackpot. it's now ballooned to $675 million. 14 second prize tickets sold last night are worth $1 million each. the winning numbers are: eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff is live in hoboken with more. >> reporter: shirleen, good morning.
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jackpot in u.s. history. this shop just updated that powerball jackpot, $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 for that, not so shabby one million dollars. one ticket was sold in upstate new york. another in connecticut. while the odds are not in your favor, what if you did win. >> i would take my best friend, two best friends on vacation and do something with my family. the i don't know. invest. >> buy my daughter her dream house. college fund for my granddaughters then get me a chauffeur. >> reporter: somebody has to win, right. with that thought in mind i decided to make a $2 investment. i'm feeling lucky but then again so is everybody else. mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> we are feeling lucky, too.
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the next drawing is saturday and channel 7 is the only place you can watch it live. tune in before "eyewitness news at 11:00" or using the watch abc app. 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. they will get 100% of their salary for six weeks. they can combine it with existing leave and accrued vacation time for up to 12 weeks. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with meteorologist bill evans. >> >> here we go. take a look at what is happening today. we have clear skies, nice morning. we will look at what will be a very nice day today. i think this afternoon we will look at comfortable temperatures. we will look at lots of sunshine, too. here we go, clear skies from right here in the northeast to the great lakes.
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by the time we get to 9:00 it's 33. 38 at 11:00. 45 this afternoon. looking at beautiful weather as we go into today and tomorrow. we will talk about the weekend next. weather then heather every seven minutes. big accident on the gowanus. >> a lot of trouble. that will be the biggest problem this morning and so far. we have newscopter 7. john del giorno is showing us the accident scene. it's a tangled mess. you can see the white s.u.v., which is nose down. that tractor trailer john was seeing and i'm sure that we can see that car right over there part of this. this is a mess. this is the gowanus expressway. we can go over to a webcam now and i want to show you how things are looking as you travel from the verrazano bridge. this is the staten island side of the verrazano bridge up on to the verrazano bridge taking you to the gowanus expressway up into that accident scene. we will head to our maps. we pinpoint where this is.
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are going outbound near 86th street. all lanes are closed on the outbound side. delays are going back to the verrazano bridge as you come in to brooklyn. this is a big problem commuting from brooklyn into the city. n and r trains track work at prospect avenue. uptown expressway has been cleared away. all the other mass transit is doing okay. street cleaning rules are in effect. shirleen, ken, over to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," a break in the case of the mcdonald's manager murdered in the bronx. new details overnight on who police took into custody.
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back with breaking news. a huge, huge backup on the gowanus expressway in brooklyn after a big accident. >> causing quite a mess out there. another update from john del giorno in newscopter 7. john? >> reporter: shirleen, this is a horrific accident. we will recap. the location is the gowanus expressway at the 7th avenue overpass in lower brooklyn. what it looks to me is that a vehicle was broken down in the
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by a tow truck when this truck, a container truck came along and smashed into everybody in if the left lane. you can see first of all what catches your eye is the bmw s.u.v. completely vertical here pointed nose down to the ground wedged between the container truck and the tow truck. if you look closely, there is an extrications ongoing. there is a red vehicle down under the s.u.v. and container truck. we are looking at an ongoing rescue. outbound all lanes are shut. inbound the left lane, h.o.v. lane is closed. big delays across the verrazano. live over brooklyn, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> hoping they are okay. thank you, john. new this morning, a homeless man is 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 2 -year-old adam garcia outside
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early monday morning after following the employee to the parking lot. garcia died from multiple stab wounds. eyewitness news exclusive. five rikers island correction officers are in the hospital recovering from the beating they got from teenage inmates. we obtained the exclusive photos of the guards after the mass assaults. they came from a new rikers unit for what is called uncontrollable inmates. guards had to use chemical spray to regain control. the inmates used to be in administrative segregation. mayor de blasio said that pole was not humane and he ordered a 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 comes two months after the head of the correction warned the mayor's new pole would be recipe for disaster. "good morning america" is up next. robin roberts is live in time's square.
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we know what that means, the powerball jackpot is still up for grabs. saturday's prize $675 million. biggest jackpot in u.s. history. we will have all the details on that. also ahead, more trouble for chipotle. the fast food chain facing a criminal investigation linked to a norovirus in california leaving hundreds sick. is the company criminally responsible? how the man known for the show dirty jobs was confused for a suspect in a bank robbery. mike rowe was caught up in a case of mistaken identity. the tv host joins us live this morning to discuss. >> it does look a little like him there. >> a little bit. >> thank you. we will be watching. 7:00 a.m. on channel 7. >> thank you, robin. time to get a check of the accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans outside the studios on the
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>> we have a pretty morning. temperatures are comfortable. these are live pictures from the roof camera to midtown. a nice morning in progress. dry humidity, 32 degrees. west wind at 7. pressure 30.37. that is way up there. that is the evidence of the arctic high pressure over us. yesterday's high 41. normal 38. we will be warmer than today. i show the record highs for today, we could set record highs sunday. so, today, we are looking at a cold start to the morning. mild this afternoon. we will have moderating temperatures through the weekend warming up as we good into sunday. then looking at a blast of cold air next week starting on monday. we will keep an eye on that for you. we are watching the temperatures this morning to increase when the sun gets up at 7:20. 32, 35 around the five boroughs. to teens north and west. not much as far as wind out there. no wind gusts, a light to a calm wind. clear skies, light west wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. sunshine mixed with cloud cover today. that's all the way back to the
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by the time we get to the afternoon, low 40s today to possibly mid-40s. overnight back in the 30s. tomorrow morning we start the day around 33, 34 by 8:00, 9:00 then by the afternoon we are into the low 40s. there are clouds on the tomorrow. the weekend is not a wash out. we have been talking about rain. we will see it on the futurecast. there is showers from saturday morning. see by the time we get to 8:00, 9:00 they are gone. saturday is a cloudy day, mild. heavy rain sunday morning. could be an inch or two of rain and warm and cloudy sunday afternoon. we will keep an eye on that. warm gear you need this morning, kiddos at the bus stop. by after school it's 45. saturday cloudy skies in the, 48. heavy rain sunday morning. when the front moves through, cold air comes right back in here out of the arctic and when you have cold air in place, you get a low that comes up, might give us a shot at snow next
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you have to watch the path. 45 today. milder day. 34 tonight. 20s in the suburbs. tomorrow sunshine to start, clouds late in the day, 43. dry day. rain comes in late friday night into early saturday morning. a couple of sprinkles. by afternoon, that is gone. sunday we are looking at rain heavily in the morning as this low cuts up from south to north. as that moves northward, we can get a couple of inches of rain by sunday morning. by afternoon it's warm. there is the cold air next week. snow by wednesday. letter i'm keeping my finger crossed. i got my finger's crossed, toes crossed. you can't see it but i do. >> don't fall. >> keep your balance. >> you can wear your pajamas backwards, kids. >> 's we will remember that, bill, when we are socked with a blizzard and you are not laughing any more. >> bring it on. >> heather, busy morning. we have newscopter 7 above the scene of this horrific
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gowanus expressway at the 7th avenue overpass on the outbound side you have a multivehicle accident being cleared away. you will find delays back to staten island. let's go to the maps. this is where the accident is. it's on the outbound side at 7th avenue overpass. all lanes are closed down. delays back to the staten island expressway open over the verrazano bridge. mass transit is doing okay. street cleaning rules are effect. ken, over to you. dramatic video of a frightening moment for a maine firefighter. you can see him fall through the roof of a burning home as flames erupt around him. another firefighter got to him and pulled him to safety. the fire destroyed the victorian home. the good news is nobody got hurt. we continue to follow the breaking news in brooklyn. letter heather and john have been -- heather and john have been telling us about it all morning long over the gowanus
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crews are trying to do a rescue. another update straight ahead. find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together for under 400 calories.
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caught on camera, skiers and snowboarders airlifted to safety from a broken gondola at a canadian ski resort. an electrical failure left a gondola swinging high above the ground.
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rescued over the weekend at kicking horse mountain resort. a spokesman says the rescue crews are trained for these kind of emergencies. a federal judge says the monkey that took a now famous selfie cannot collect the profits from the worldwide sale. the monkey took the photo with a camera left unattended by a wildlife photographer. peta sued trying to get the proceeds of the photo to use for the care of the monkey. the judge said copyright law doesn't give animals rights to the photos. dirt from the sidewalks means it isn't that pristine as you can see of the ice sculptures. a man in a warm comfy high-rise had free time on his hand and spent 15 hours putting the igloo together for fun.
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news on the gowanus expressway. big delays. >> newscopter 7 is over the scene at 86th and brooklyn
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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.
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breaking news in brooklyn. a severe accident on the gowanus expressway. >> newscopter 7 is over the scene. let's get to john del giorno. >> shirleen and ken, this looks
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that happened around 6:15 this morning on the outbound gowanus. looks like one or more vehicles was standing still in the left lane and got run into by a container truck. they worked for half an hour to extricate one person from the red vehicle wedged under the other accident vehicles. that person was just extradited. we don't have an update on their condition. big traffic delays continue. outbound all lanes are closed. inbound the h.o.v. lane is closed with delays across the verrazano. live over brooklyn, john del giorno, channel 7 eyewitness news. a man is in custody for random attack that left a woman with stitches on her face. >> reporter: the 41-year-old suspect, kari bazemore is here at the 13th precinct charged with felonious assault and
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police say bazemore is the man seen in the video slashing her in the face with the knife. the victim was walking to her job in chelsea early yesterday morning. she never saw the man's face. she felt the blade sliding across the face, a wound that required 7 stitches. the suspect is now in custody. dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> dray, thank you. you have a busy morning. yes. so, we will go back to the pictures that john del giorno is showing us with the accident on the gowanus expressway outbound near the 7th avenue overpass near fort hamilton parkway. you can see a ton of activity. let's go to the maps. i can tell you that the outbound side of the gowanus expressway at 7th avenue overpass all lanes are closed. inbound the h.o.v. lane are closed. up and over the verrazano bridge on to the gowanus expressway. n, q and r track work at prospect. everything has been cleared away. then it looks like you have the
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leg, manhattan bound an accident being taken care of. toms river, new jersey, 37 is closed east near vaughn avenue an accident with a downed pole and wires. all lanes are closed in that spot. >> thank you, heather. >> that's busy. >> this, very nice and serene look to your morning from the george washington bridge. we got a few areas of altocirrus clouds. 31 j.f.k. 25 newburgh to teens north and west. sunshine today. nice afternoon. 45 degrees. we will be around that tomorrow. drizzle saturday. mild on sunday with rain sunday morning. all right. have a great day. >> thanks, bill, you too. that is the news for now. i'm shirleen allicot in for lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. we will update you on the gowanus accident through the
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