tv Eyewitness News This Morning ABC January 30, 2016 6:00am-8:00am EST
developing at 6:00 investigators believe they have got their man. the suspect that police say tried to lure a 10-year old girl off the street in queens is behind bars. eyewitness news is live with details. a husband is behind bars this morning accused of killing his wife in a quiet neighborhood in new jersey. we know how police discovered the body and when.
look at lower manhattan. nice and clear. what a difference a week makes. thank you for being with us on this saturday, january 30th. >> we were just saying how fast january seems to be going. i think the last six to eight days have been a blur with the storm. >> you can't count a quarter of it. it didn't happen. survival instincts kicked in. >> calmer today. thank goodness. happy saturday, i'm rob nelson. >> bill evans is in for amy freeze taking a look at the chill weather. relax, bill. >> you sees into this morning rather than this time last week. >> totally different. >> temperatures this morning starting on the chilly side. 28 degrees. we have skies that are going to be clear to partly cloudy. a nice morning outside. then we are going to be looking at temperatures up the hudson river valley about 18 kingston and poughkeepsie.
the winds are light and the skies are clear. 21 up to monticello. 27 around norwalk. looking at a nice start to the day. it's cold. these numbers are close to normal for this time of the year. we looking at about a seven miles per hour wind wait plains. it will be out of the west and eventually shifting to the southwest which won't be so bad. feels like the 20s around the five boroughs, st. albans, jamaica bay, jamaica queens. 8 to monticello. so, today, we will have clear skies, sunshine. there is a little clipper right here. it will cut up into canada. it will swing clouds through this afternoon then the temperatures are off to the races tomorrow and very warm. 35 by noontime. 38 this afternoon. 39 in here and that's normal for this time of the year. we will talk about a big warmup tomorrow in the sunday forecast in a moment. michelle, rob, back to you. >> good to have you, bill, thank you so much.
developing story out of queens. police arrested a man accused of trying to lure a child in jackson heights. mallory hoff joins us live from the 115th precinct with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. we know a 29-year-old man was questioned here overnight and charged this morning. he was taken into custody after investigators released this surveillance video. take a good look at this video. you can see the man police identified as jamonton carrillo in queens. police say he is attempting to lure a 10-year old girl off the street it happened in jackson heights at 7:40 yesterday morning. investigators say after motioning to the child, he crossed the street and reached his hand out to her. the child ran and yelled for help. a school crossing guard confronted him as he took off running. he was arrested later that day charged this morning.
morning, investigators are saying that that little girl, that 10-year old, she did exactly what she should have done in this situation. she ran as fast as she could and she made a lot of noise. and the crossing guard acted quickly. mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, thank you very much. in other news, a husband in a quiet new jersey neighborhood is waking up behind bars this morning after police say he killed his wife and then sat with her body for at least a day. this is the first murder in north arlington in decades. eyewitness news reporter n.j. burkett was there with what police say happened. >> you could hear a pin drop at night. there is nothing, no activity like that ever here. reporter: neighbors stared at the crime scene in disbelief when officers arrived at apartment 28-k. investigators say they found eric pleger in
body of his wife louisa who was dead since apparently yesterday. >> we are investigating this as a domestic violence homicide. >> reporter: acting prosecutor graywall. >> i won't get into details. this is an ongoing investigation and active crime scene. we are in the process of gathering evidence. we have a suspect in custody. my main reason to be here is to reassure everyone, while there has been a homicide, we have a suspect in custody. >> reporter: investigators recovered a weapon, they would not say how mrs. pledger was killed. and they refused to comment on a motive. north arlington police say there is no reported history of domestic disturbance at the home. the first murder in 22 years. the borough is 10 miles from manhattan with a population of 15,000 people. the couple do not have children and by all appearances, eric pleger and his wife lived a
none of the neighbors seemed to no them at all. >> everything here is people walking their dogs and just quiet, children playing. kind of shocking, scary. >> reporter: police would not say what kind of weapon was recovered. they were apparently called to the complex by the complex manager that had an unspecified concern and asked police to check on the apartment. in north arlington, new jersey, n.j. burkett, channel 7 eyewitness news. a scare in the air and flight from newark airport. the plane quickly dropped 20,000 feet. this is the inside of air canada flight 449 bound for vancouver after the oxygen masks dropped. it was diverted to toronto after it lost pressure. it dropped 20,000 feet in five minutes. well, another slashing to report this morning, but this one happened at rikers island when an inmate attacked a correction officer. investigators say that officer
brazil's president says her country is focused on eliminating the breeding area of mosquitoes and calling on brazilians to help eliminate standing water. there are several cases in our area including a pregnant woman. that is the real scare here, pregnant women and impact on the child. >> special vulnerability for them. coming up on eyewitness news on a saturday morning in the 9:00 hour after widespread anger and frustration by people that live in newark p ross baraka will join us in the studio to discuss snow removal progress and after last weekend's blizzard. >> last weekend. sounds good.
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welcome back. iconic identifying gear reason with a new body. barbie has changes. they are the most dramatic since barbie hit toy stores six decades ago. this comes after years of criticism over her unrealistic proportions and standard of beauty. i wonder if young boys are hurt by the fact that they cannot blast off like ironman. i don't know. i wonder if that ruins their life. >> you can't blast off. >> i can't blast. >> you weren't a barbie fan growing up. >> no dolls. i was like this is not for me. >> you look like a young lady
to me. [ laughter ] >> yes. >> >> give me a front-end loader. i like it. good to have you. >> i have no problem with that. >> everybody should have a truck. >> and you have daughters. you get it. >> they like trucks. hello. i'm in for amy freeze. she is getting much needed rest after working hard last weekend. we are looking at skies that will be clear this morning as we look over the watch tower building across the east river down to lower manhattan. one world trade right there and wall street, down to the battery looking good. it's flat the water on the east river. kind of quiet. we have a light wind this morning that is around. 28 degrees. humidity dry. west wiped at 6. with that coming across you don't see many ripples on the east river. yesterday's high 31. normal 39. we will be at normal today.
beautiful sunrise at 7:09 this morning. 18 kingston, poughkeepsie and carmel 17. 21 monticello. these numbers are close to normal for the overnight hours here early in the morning. light winds here to a calm wind. winds are coming across from the west. going to be great. windchills out and about,ing to get going, grab the warm gear, you need that, scarf, gloves. monticello at 8. sunshine, clear skies back to the great lakes. i was showing you a clipper system around lake superior. it will be headed eastward across lake ontario and moving across into canada. not doing much at all. we thought we might get a sprinkle or flurry out of that this evening. temperatures in the 20s as we get going during the day. 10:00 low 30s. mid-30s by noontime. then we will touch that 38, 37, maybe 40 around poughkeepsie for the afternoon. sunny.
normal high temperature at 39. that will feel good. tonight partly cloudy skies with a low of 34. then tomorrow we got sunshine. a milder day. we are at 47 on sunday. that will be nearly ten degrees warmer than normal for this time of the year. that will be nice. warmer into monday 50. a late rain shower. sunshine tuesday. a front moves through monday with the rain. temperatures well above normal into next week. 57 on wednesday. wednesday it's possible we could get close to 60. then sunshine on thursday and friday we will cool down next week. temperatures this time of the year way warmer than normal as we go into next week. no blizzards on the horizon any time soon. calm weather. 57 on wednesday in february is a warm day. >> we will take it. >> sounds good to me.
i don't want to jinx it. maybe we have seen the worst of the relatively mild winter. >> we had blizzards in february and march. >> thank you for -- >> we had snow in february and march, maybe not a blizzard but we have a lot of chances as we go on. >> reality check. thank you, bill. straight ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning, why the state department is blocking the release of nearly two dozen e- mails sent through hillary clinton's unsecured home serve very while she was -- server while she was serving as secretary of state. join us for a half hour
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welcome back. hillary clinton's presidential campaign is now demanding that the state department release more than 20 e-mails sent from her private server that have been deemed top secret. this is the first time the state department ruled on her e- mails but clinton's campaign is questioning the secrecy of the messages saying the e-mails originated and remain on the department's unclassified system. with two days until the iowa caucuses, hillary clinton has no time to let the e-mail scandal distract her. former president bill clinton joined his wife calling the iowa caucuses a dogfight between his wife and bernie sanders. they are neck and neck and sanders held his own rally in davenport earlier in the day. >> ted cruz is trying to
is a true conservative, not donald trump. cruz said he is the only republican whom voters can trust to keep his word. trump continues to gain traction by questioning right to run for president because of, as we know by now, he was born in canada. trump is calling cruz an anchor baby from canada. political reporter dave evans will be heading to iowa ahead of monday's caucuses. look for live reports beginning tomorrow night on eyewitness news. >> dave will be packing some
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welcome back. >> time for sports with rob powers. reporter: let's start with basketball. a couple of guys back in the line up. knicks at home. lost four in a row. a couple of nights ago carmelo anthony sat out with a knee. bore zin gay had an upper respiratory thing going on rookie, all star, anthony played 30 minutes after missing a couple of games. not a great scoring night but he did enough. tyson chandler in town with the suns. he had two points. knicks way out in front. they got 35 points from the bench. the best part, they never stopped hustling. losing streak over.
suns haven't won on the road since december 7th. warriors at the garden tomorrow. the nets at dallas. 4-16 on the road. first time they have played darren williams since he left the nets. raymond felton a stroll down the lane. lopez 2 for the nets to go with 12 rebounds. this was out of hand. the nets lose 91-79. bench points 2. they are 3-12 in the month of january. football fans get the pro ball this weekend, super bowl next weekend. until then more practice for the panthers and broncos. broncos took it inside. less distraction. peyton manning leading denver through the paces. it's about getting ready for game day. >> the game plan, being the same defense, same team that we have been over these weeks that have got us up to this point. it's about taking advantage of the opportunity.
miller was the draft pick. who is the first? cam newton. panthers are the favorite but they are hard at work. everybody is getting ready. it's all business, right? >> we all have the same goal, the same stride to be great. everybody put the best foot down to be who we are today. we are going to continue to go out and fight, you know and keep taking the stride. we got one more to go and finish this off for the win. >> i have seen it 20 times. i laugh just as loud. finally from us, pitchers and catchers itching to get to spring training, dodgers took over los angeles city chambers for something new and dear to their heart. on the docket, a motion to change the name of the road leading to dodger stadium in honor of long time broadcastster violence scully. by a vote of 12-0, you go to a
scully avenue -- vince scully avenue. whatever happens this weekend, laura behnke has you covered. see you back here on monday. spoil alert. if you are following the australian open. >> tennis. >> turn down the tv. >> no listening. >> i will give you, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. serena williams has been upset at the australian open losing to angelly kuber. >> unthink about. >> serena. >> he let me know.
>> i think more is coming. i think more is coming. >> that's what we were saying. >> at the time. >> meteorologist bill evans. don't worry, we are not trying to forecast for you. we are not trying to hurt ourselves. he is in for amy freeze. >> you can forecast all you want. in the weather department, we like all we can get. >> i will put that in my next contract. a little extra money. >> we don't say no. a look outside this morning, beautiful sunrise heading your way. i am in for amy freeze. today you will freeze if you are outside. it will be kind of cold to start your day. we are at 28 with clear skies. we have a little light wind. you take that six miles per hour wind and deduct that from the 28 and it feels like 22 this morning. 28 at north port and 28 at massapequa and hauppauge 26 and 31 out to the east end. teens to the north. believe it or not, these
normal for this hour of the day. warmer to monticello. a west wind that will keep things dry and the wind will turn around to the southwest. they will warm things up this evening, tonight and tomorrow. 20s is how it feels around the five boroughs to 9 monticello. 19 newark and down to trenton. dress warmly getting going. early start on this saturday. you will have a beautiful sunrise, a lot of sunshine. the clipper will go by and you won't notice it. it will head into canada. today sunshine by 7:00. 28, 35 by noontime. nice sunshine later this afternoon, 39 degrees. partly cloudy skies tonight. it will warm up. that temperature will hold at 36 overnight and we will warm into the 40s tomorrow. i will talk about that next and temperatures in the 50s next week. michelle, rob, back to you. >> 50s, not bad. thank you, mr. evans. we are following a developing story out of queens.
accused of trying to lure a child in jackson heights. eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff joins us from the 115th precinct with more on the story. good morning. >> good morning, rob. a 29-year-old man was questioned here last night and formally charged first thing this morning. this after investigators released compelling surveillance video. take a look. as you can see here, this is the man police have identified as jamonton core israeli la from queens. police -- corrilla. he is attempting to lure a 10- year old off the street. it happened at 7:40 yesterday morning. investigators say after motioning to the child, he crossed the street and reached his hand out to her. the child ran and yelled for help. a school crossing guard confronted him then took off running. now it is being said that that little girl did exactly what she should have done in this situation.
and made as much noise as possible. that crossing guard is being commended for quick and excellent work yesterday. live in jackson heights, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. a newsstand owner in midtown is on edge because he said young people are terrorizing him and his business. >> scary. high school students have been hyping him off, stealing and hitting him. he wants it to stop. josh einiger has the story. >> reporter: seven days a week, 12 hours a day, he runs his newsstand near time's square. hard enough work without being knocked off and knocked around by a group of teens. >> they come in here, beat me like this in the head, in the leg. >> reporter: day after day when a nearby high school let's out the same group of kids come by and harass him. security cameras captured him
>> sometimes beat me, sometimes rude language, punching on my face. >> reporter: he filled out a report then the teens were back. he recorded as they threw snowballs at him and ran off. >> reporter: police have increased patrols in this part of the city that is highly secure. >> my body is shaking. my wife crying. my kids crying. too much problem, man. >> police say they have an idea of who the kids might be. they are working with a nearby high school to put a stop to the behavior and hopefully make an arrest. parents in new jersey are on high alert for internet predators after a man was caught sending messages to her 10-year old daughter. she monitors the instagram account for every follower and comment on the page but it was through direct messaging that a
she says the man first posed as a 13-year-old boy saying they had a mull you al friend but the messages soon went a whole lot further than that. >> the string of messages went from little kid innocent to adult vail in three messages. you beat yourself up at the beginning then you say i'm not sure how much sooner i could have caught it. >> the messages contained mentions of sexual act and illicit photos as well. her daughter was not alone. after she contacted police, investigators discovered the internet predator targeted several other girls at stony brook school. officials are asking parents to remain vigilant as police continue to search for the suspect. >> hope they get that gross person. funeral services in new jersey for two toddlers that
the one and 3-year-old died of carbon monoxide poisoning along with their mother. they were over come in the family car last weekend in passaic. the children's father was digging out the car from a large snowbank with the engine running unaware that the tailpipe was covered sending odorless poisonous carbon monoxide straight into the car they were sitting in. >> you have covered this issue. even before this tragedy -- >> we talked about it last weekend. >> yeah. >> we literally were talking about it one week ago. you have to dig out. we did an experiment. we will run that story this weekend, i think tomorrow, with the local fire department pumping all of that carbon monoxide into the car, the car running, windows up, simply in a snowbank. when we opened the car, you couldn't smell anything. all of us think we would smell the exhaust, open >> odorless. >> no way you can sense it. you get sleepy, fall asleep and you are done. >> my heart goes out to that
he is trying to do the right thing. getting the car out. >> millions have done it. >> keeping it warm for his family. unaware. >> that is -- i hope he is okay. >> young couple. just didn't know. people in our area had no idea, older people have no idea. >> clean out the tailpipe. some other news, in california, we have learned more information on the escape of three violent fugitives. investigators believe two of the remaining fugitives are nearly 400 miles away from where they initially escaped. one of the men surrendered yesterday in southern california where the men escaped from a maximum security facility last friday. he told investigators the trio were in san jose in northern california and that the other men may now be headed to fresno. a rabies warning in new jersey because a raccoon that mauled a young boy tested positive for rabies.
warning residents to be weary of wild animals. look at that sweetie. the 6-year-old was attacked wednesday walking to school with his mother. he is facing a series of painful rabies shots in addition to what happened to his little face. he is otherwise okay. >> gorgeous child. facebook is taking some bold action against illegal gun sales on its popular social media platforms. the company has banned posts and messages that are advertising private sales of guns both on facebook and on instagram. the ban applies on private person to person sales of guns that often take place without background checks. it does not apply to licensed gun dealers. a cancer patient in california has the woman he loves by his side as he continues his fight against the disease.
she is his nurse. >> gideon robinson got down on one knee force his gesture. she is tall sarah. she is one of the nurses treating him while he fights leukemia. he likes her because she brought him legos and he knows that is the key relationship. >> i want to make her laugh because she thinks i'm such a funny boy. >> the only thing you can do when you are here is make the most fun of it as you can. >> tall sarah said yes to the proposal. >> i love everything in that story. >> right. >> the nurse t the proposal, the boy, the mom. >> the batman hat. >> that is so beautiful. >> legos, dancing. >> everything. that is beautifully innocent. >> thank you, nurses, to every
after the ice cracked. this is in colorado. he ran to the shore with a long tree branch. one of the boys grabbed on as the officers pulled him from the frigid waters. the other two boys who fell through the ice did not survive. >> every winter we see those horror stories so sad. >> you have to be careful of the ice. >> you were on vacation during the blizzard. if your neck of the woods, are you like oh, you all have fun or do you miss it. >> not him. >> i was -- >> he loves it. >> i was in switzerland and upset. i still worked the storm on radio from san more ritz. i was doing radio. >> still working. >> looking at the alps from my hotel window. i really wanted to be back but you couldn't get back at that point. >> how was the weather there. >> no snow in zurich.
'von trapp family hat. >> the lovely people of switzerland that keep an eye on new york city were enamored with the blizzard coming our way. they have no snow. a little in the alps to ski but that was it. a beautiful sunrise is on the way. i am in for amy freeze who gets to sleep a little late. she is back later on today. >> tomorrow. >> did she work last night. >> she works all the time. >> she is on sabbatical. she is getting much needed rest. we take a look from our camera on the roof looking to the east river. we will have a beautiful sunrise today. it's golf. this shot a moment ago i love looking south. a great start to the day. chilly. we have a light wind which has 1/3 the calories of your regular wind. light wind out of the west. we will be close to 39 today. so, we are not going to set any
it will be like a nice normal seasonal weather day. 24 wrightstown up to the north. 16 poughkeepsie. temperatures today and the winds not all that harsh. it's right at normal for this time of the year. windchills, you go to brooklyn and head to jamaica bay and j.f.k. and down to coney island, see gate and sandy hook, it's in the 20s. real feel 11 monticello. that is up a couple of ticks from last hour. we will see a lot of sunshine. this clipper in the great lakes here will keep sliding on through canada, not going to present any -- anything to our weather. by afternoon today, at 12:00 about 34. 3:00 poughkeepsie might hit 40. we will be at 39. i want to show you the el nino is firing back up again. a storm system will come out of the southwest and head to iowa. that will be for monday.
the rockies and into iowa. we will look at sunshine, 30 by 9:00. 35 to 37 at 1:00. the manager surrey might reach 40 for a brief period and into the upper 30s. seasonal, sunny, temperature 39 which is normal. tonight a great night. partly cloudy skies. 34 around the five boroughs to maybe 28 off to the north and west. sunshine and milder tomorrow. 47. we will have a beautiful sun seated sunday evening when the sunsets at 5:11. accuweather seven-day forecast. 47 sunday to 50 on monday. a late shower from a cools us down a little bit on tuesday. wednesday mild rain. 57 degrees going to be possible. with the beautiful sunrise across the area, looking at a gorgeous day today. and we are going to look at a lot of sunshine in and around. i don't think as we go into the day and head into the rest of the day we will look at a lot of sunshine through the weekend
will be on the chilly side. not even a cloud in the sky this morning as we start the day down to one world trade and down to staten island. good morning, staten island. there you go. look at that seven-day forecast. that looks good. >> why did you have to wake me up. i was just settling in. >> who do you like in the super bowl. >> i want -- i like both teams. i am fine with whoever but i want pi ton to ride -- pee ton to retire -- peyton to retire with the trophy. he is a new orleans boy. >> i just go to eat. >> you are from north carolina. >> it's not my wheelhouse. what. who do you like. >> cam newton. i love cam newton. >> all right. >> wager. a friendly milkshake.
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cambridge, massachusetts. she is the woman of the year. she was roasted by the troop before being presented a gold pudding pop. the group says it picked the actress because she is talented but socially engaged and known for breaking barriers in hollywood. forget about wearing your heart on your sleeve. you can wear your politics right on your skin. a massachusetts tattoo shop is offering free tattoos with a specific theme. republican presidential hopeful donald trump. you don't have to get trump's face. some have chosen to get his campaign slogan instead. as for trump hearing about the free ink offer, he said he may consider getting his first tattoo. >> election year. got to love it. sports news, carolina panthers quarterback cam newton, who bill is routing for, will not be the only one
during the super bowl. mary ward has also mastered the art of the dad. the 95-year-old panther's fan is ready for her team to take on the broncos a week from tomorrow. she watched her first panther's game with her great grandson two decades ago and has not missed a single game since. >> i live for the panthers. i don't watch none other than. the only time i watch the other is when they are playing the panthers. what i like about all of them, they all play like supposed to be played. >> there you go. there you go. mary knows what is up. ward has her newton jersey ready for the new game and brushing up on her dabbing skills to celebrate the team. you go, mary. >> that is awesome. but i assumed that position
i'm not watching the game, i am reaching for a chicken wing. wake me up when halftime comes on. chip in the dip. >> i can't believe you are not into the game at all. >> i am a little bit but i am not rooting for anybody. >> your home state team is in it. >> i left when i was 12. >> that's true. will kung fu panda live up to the previous installment? >> word is it does not disappoint. having lots of devices in your home can really slow your internet down. so keep things moving with 100% now for just $69.99 a month online, get super-fast 100 meg internet, tv and phone for your first year. so switch to better, with our best offer ever. from the internet provider ranked highest in customer satisfaction by j.d. power.
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>> you don't know who you are. >> reporter: he remains a kung fu panda but no longer alone. jack black is the perfect choice with play po. the casting of ryan cranston well known for "breaking bad" as his long lost father is genius. the reunion is sweet. the tour of the hall of heros that follows is awesome. angelina jolie's character has less to do this time around but having her family around must have been fun. four of her kids lend their voices to the enterprise. much of the colorful movie is best seen in 3-d that helps the panda's village come alive. parents of young children will appreciate the supernatural
kai has a habit of turning the posse into hay. when kai threatens the calm of the village, po must train the fellow pandas. but the outcome is never in doubt. i thought the second was just as funny as the first but i call this one a couple of notches below in terms of humor. i found myself laughing out loud less but kung fu panda has just as much fun. i'm sandy kenyon, channel 7 eyewitness news, this weekend. >> not having kids i have nothing to say about the whole panda thing. >> since we know you are a giant panda lover. >> love me a panda. >> jack love it. we have to see it. i will take you.
a child is in police custody. we are live with the charges he is now facing. >> a husband is accused of killing his wife in a quiet new jersey town. the disturbing details on how police discovered the woman's body. >> two popular fantasy sports sites are dealt another blow. why they need to come up with a new way to pay millions of fans. >> good morning. a live look at the george washington bridge as the sun comes up. people move around unencumbered, unfettered by 30 inches of snow on this january 30th. >> you mean that little storm that blew through last weekend. >> that little skirmish. >> that was for babies. good saturday morning. i'm michelle charlesworth. nice outside. >> indeed. >> a brand-new weekend. thank you, lord. i'm rob nelson. welcome to the 7:00 hour of eyewitness news saturday morning. guess who is filling in for amy freeze, bill evans.
than the amount of snow is how quickly it melted. >> it melted, sub limb medication -- sublimination. i am in for amy freeze who has the morning off. 7:00 temperature 28 degrees with clear skies. 22 up to pike county in pennsylvania. hopatcong 28 degrees. 18 poughkeepsie. 26 bridgeport. 27 long island. a calm wind to a light west wind. that will go southwest later today and that starts to warm things up. 29 in the bronx. 22 around laguardia. that's the real feel. 11 monticello. 19 belmar and 16 down here as you get to toms river and wrightstown. so, today, we will have sunshine and clear skies, beautiful weather. high pressure sliding across with an alberta clipper. no effect on our weather.
1:00 it's 36. 38 this afternoon to near 40 and then we are into the 40s tomorrow and 50s next week. we will talk about that in your accuweather seven-day forecast. good morning. back to you, michelle, rob. >> good to have you. developing news, a man accused of trying to lure a 10- year old girl off the street in queens is in police custody. >> eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff is joining us live from the 115th precinct in the latest on the charges. good morning, mallory. >> reporter: rob, michelle, good morning. the 29-year-old man was questioned at the precinct last night and charged this morning. he was taken into custody by police after investigators released this surveillance video. take a good look at this really compelling video. you can see the man police have identified as jam mon ton corrello from queens. he appears to be motioning to someone. police say he is attempting to lure a 10-year old girl 0 off
it happened in jackson heights at 7:40 yesterday morning. investigators say after motioning to the child, he crossed the street and reached his hand out to her. the child then ran and yelled for help. a school crossing guard confronted him then he took off running. again, the charges formally filed this morning. investigators saying that little girl, she did exactly what she should have done in this situation. she ran as fast as she could and made a lot of noise. the crossing guard is being commend for good, quick work yesterday. live in jackson heights, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> quick thinking little girl. thank you, mallory. another slashing to report this morning. this one happened at rikers island when an inmate attacked a correction officer. investigators say that officer was slashed on the ear yesterday by an inmate who refused to take off unauthorized footwear.
tried to hide the blade inside his body. it set off metal detectors. a husband in a quiet new jersey neighborhood is waking up behind bars after police say he killed his wife and then sat with her body for at least a day. this advertise the first murder in north arlington in decades. n.j. burkett is there with what police say happened. >> you could hear a pin drop at night. there is nothing, no activity like that ever here. reporter: neighbors stared at the crime scene in disbelief when officers arrived at apartment 28-k. investigators say they found eric pleger in the same room as the lifeless body of his wife louisa who was dead since apparently yesterday. >> we are investigating this as a domestic violence homicide. >> reporter: acting prosecutor graywall. >> i won't get into details. this is an ongoing investigation and active crime scene. we are in the process of gathering evidence.
my main reason to be here is to reassure everyone, while there has been a homicide, we have a suspect in custody. >> reporter: investigators recovered a weapon, they would not say how mrs. pledger was killed. and they refused to comment on a motive. north arlington police say there is no reported history of domestic disturbance at the home. the first murder in 22 years. the borough is 10 miles from manhattan with a population of 15,000 people. the couple do not have children and by all appearances, eric pleger and his wife lived a quiet life. none of the neighbors seemed to no them at all. >> everything here is people walking their dogs and just quiet, children playing. kind of shocking, scary. >> reporter: police would not say what kind of weapon was recovered. they were apparently called to the complex by the complex manager that had an unspecified
check on the apartment. in north arlington, new jersey, n.j. burkett, channel 7 eyewitness news. a scare in the air on a flight from newark airport. the plane quickly dropped 20,000 feet. this is the inside of air canada flight 549 bound for vancouver after the oxygen masks dropped. that flight was diverted safely to toronto after it somehow lost pressure. no one was hurt. the air canada flight dropped 20,000 feet in five minutes. new this morning, fantasy sports web sites have until the end of february to process payments in the the $2 billion industry. fan duel and draft kings came under fire where attorney gents say the games are illegal. the ohio company that handles
and withdrawals is pulling away from the industry. vantiff entertainment will suspend process sing sports payments at the end of next month. coming up on eyewitness news saturday morning, david bowie left behind a fortune. we will have new details on how his millions are being split up and who is getting what. also ahead, health officials are trying to ease concerns over the zika virus. >> meteorologist bill evans will be back with the forecast. stay with us, everybody. [car starting] [engine revving] [crashing]
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we are a week away from the super bowl l. the denver broncos will take on -- apparently the denver broncos. that's what the field looked like earlier this week after graphic crews accidentally painted the bronco's logo on both ends of the field. one end zone has been repainted with the carolina panthers logo. >> you had one job. >> i don't get how they make that mistake. >> as you are doing don't you have that moment where you go this is redundant, deja vu. >> we have all had bosses in our lifetime where, excuse me, please don't -- you are not
>> i grew up with my parents. we have a subtle way of handling that. he would look at me and say, bill, is the job too big. >> just do it. >> no. >> just get her done. >> miss freeze has the morning off. let's take a look outside. a beautiful sunrise. absolutely gorgeous. michelle and rob, that is big alice, the power plant on the left side at rosedale queens. the steam is going straight up. hardly any wind at all this morning as we look down the east river. before you get to that power plant on the left, that is the socrates sculpture park. not a bad day to take a walk through there. we have a pretty morning. temperatures of 28 degrees. humidity is dry. winds are calm. you notice everything will feel nice, like a nice normal winter's day. we will have a normal high of 39 and you can see the normal
we are right at that this morning. and the sun is up, it will set at 5:10, gorgeous sunset today and we will do it all over tomorrow. 27 to start the day at smithtown to babylon to oyster bay. 26 to norwalk. 27 monticello. 21 sand dover. these numbers are normal. a light wind here. we are looking at single digit winds. montauk 10 miles per hour wind. it feels like the 20s. up to the north it feels like 11 at monticello. 19, 16 down the shore. this advertise not bad, this is normal for this time of the year. we have high pressure sliding across, a clipper to the north. the winds will go southwest and warm us temperature by 11:00 is above freezing just about everywhere except western jersey and up to monticello. this afternoon, 36, 38, 39 by the time we get to 4:00. some spots will hit 40 with the sunshine. we have to gradually warm up. 37 by the time we get to 2:00 this afternoon, 3:00, 4:00 near
into the afternoon and we will have plenty of sunshine as we go into tomorrow as well. we will call it seasonal at 39 which is normal average afternoon high. partly cloudy tonight. tomorrow sunshine and mild. we will be running about 8, 9 degrees warmer than formal for this accuweather seven-day forecast, sunshine saturday. we warm up more. sunshine on monday. then we get to 50. a front moves through, we cool down. on wednesday we have about 57 degrees. we are looking at what will be today temperatures that will feel like the 20s to start the day. light winds out of the south and southwest. we have plenty of sunshine. temperatures should be 39. tomorrow as we go into sunday, sunday sunshine. hardly anything going on. there might be some clouds that roll across but that is going to be it. monday is the day where we will look at a good shot at a shower in the afternoon. we go through much of the day
then by afternoon, there comes a line of showers. we will keep an eye on that and see what happens to that. then we get to 57 with mild rain on wednesday. wednesday we might actually get to 60 in parts of the area. then we will cool down next week. even though we cool down next week, we will look at temperatures above normal for this time of the year. what about halftime at the super bowl. >> listen. i don't think cold play was the best choice. can i say that. it doesn't scream halftime. especially the 50th. beyonce, timeless. i don't care when you put her on. >> he lost his mind. he says beyonce and he is like this. >> what do you think. >> you got bruno mars. >> that is cool. >> is he doing it, too. >> he did it a few years ago in new york. >> i remember super bowl ii,
>> what is her signature line. >> george burns on one. >> lamb chop. this is awesome. going in the book. bill, you slay me. >> i didn't know about that. >> can we get control. >> carol channing. straight ahead on this saturday morning, let's talk about the water in flint michigan. families are being told water mill tears may not keep the drinking water safe. what was found in a new round of tests. no way. savor an egg mcmuffin any time you like.
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the balance to his wife. residents in flint, michigan, are under new warnings as the city's water crisis continues. test results show lead levels at more than two dozen sites are at higher levels than what can actually be treated with water filters. the state's national guard has been handing out water filters to residents since october when the health officials declared a public health emergency. michigan's governor signed a law providing another $28 million in emergency funding for flint. and for the first time in four years, the number of reported concussions in the nfl is on the rise. the number of concussions reported during regular season games went up by 58%, a huge number. the league says the high numbers due to unprecedented levels of players reporting signs and signals of concussions. trainers and independent neurologists were more active
the number of players screened for the injury doubled this season. a top health official says it's unlikely the zika virus will spread to the continental u.s. while health officials are preparing for a major outbreak, they believe it's unlikely to happen. the cdc issued travel alerts for pregnant women saying they should avoid countries affected by the outbreak. the mosquito-borne virus can cause birth defects. in adults, the virus leads to symptoms of fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. daily news had a remarkable cover. this is your brain on football with a picture of the brain there referring back to the nfl story. 58%. a major -- a major -- >> they are reporting them. mike ditka says forget it.
welcome back. >> time for the morning sports headlines. here is rob powers. reporter: let's start with basketball. a couple of guys back in the line up. knicks at home. lost four in a row. a couple of nights ago carmelo anthony sat out with a knee. porzingis had an upper respiratory thing going on they were able to give it a go against phone in connection. rookie, all star, anthony played 30 minutes after missing a couple of games. not a great scoring night but he did enough. tyson chandler in town with the suns. he had two points. knicks way out in front. they got 35 points from the bench. the best part, they never stopped hustling. losing streak over.
knick win. suns haven't won on the road since december 7th. warriors at the garden tomorrow. the nets at dallas. 4-16 on the road. first time they have played darren williams since he left the nets. raymond felton a stroll down the lane. lopez 28 for the nets to go with 12 rebounds. this was out of hand. the nets lose 91-79. bench points 2. they are 3-12 in the month of january. football fans get the pro ball this weekend, super bowl next weekend. until then more practice for the panthers and broncos. broncos took it inside. less distraction. peyton manning leading denver through the paces. it's about getting ready for game day. >> the game plan, being the same defense, same team that we have been over these weeks that have got us up to this point. it's about taking advantage of
>> in the 2011 draft, von miller was the second overall draft pick. who is the first? cam newton. panthers are the favorite but they are hard at work. everybody is getting ready. it's all business, right? >> we all have the same goal, the same stride to be great. everybody put the best foot down to be who we are today. we are going to continue to go out and fight, you know and keep taking the stride. we got one more to go and finish this off for the win. >> i have seen it 20 times. i laugh just as loud. finally from us, pitchers and catchers itching to get to spring training, dodgers took over los angeles city chambers for something new and dear to their heart. on the docket, a motion to change the name of the road leading to dodger stadium in honor of long time broadcastster vince scully. by a vote of 12-0, you go to a dodger game, you take vince
whatever happens this weekend, laura behnke has you covered. see you back here on monday. >> thank you, mr. powers. spoiler alert. >> close your ears. >> tennis fans. >> tennis fans, australian open viewers, turn down the tv if you don't want to know. serena williams upset in the finals. she won the previous six times. lost today in a big upset. sorry, serena. big fan. did not pull it out down under. >> she is amazing. >> a 289-year-old man is are -- 29-year-old man is arrested after he attempted to lure a 10- year old girl off the street in queens. >> the raccoon attack that left a little boy scratched up and badly bruised has
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bill evans is here to give us the good news how it's normal. >> reasonable day. that's the way meteorologists talk about a normal day. we have temperatures at normal numbers for this time of the year. a look outside to give you an idea what is happening, this is our camera right there looking down the east river where it's glass by the east river looking south. a nice morning. the steam had been rising straight up right there at big alice, the power plant. that's because we have a light wind out. a little west wind, 28 degrees. that's where the temperature has been hanging around since 5:00 21 monticello. 18 poughkeepsie. 26 bridgeport. a calm to a light wind to about a 10 miles per hour wind at white plains to montauk, this wind will shift to the southwest. so, getting going this morning, real feels in the 20s. dress warmly. not a harsh wind. you need the sunglasses as we have clear skies back to the great lakes. it will be a great day today and tomorrow, too, because the
as a matter of fact, new city in rockland county, 35 by noon. 38 later on to near 40 and we will have this light southwest wind. that is important because with a southwest wind, 39, that will warm us up and a beautiful day today, warmer tomorrow which we will talk about next in the weekend forecast. michelle, rob, back to you. >> thank you, bill. well, developing right now, a man has been arrested in the attempted luring of a little girl in queens. now he is facing charges this morning. eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff joins us from the 11 5/th -- 115th precinct. >> reporter: the 29-year-old man was questioned at the precinct overnight and charged this morning. he was taken into custody after investigators released this surveillance video. take a close look at this now. you can see the man who police have identified as jay mon ton correll la of queens.
police say he is attempting to lure a 10-year old girl off the street. it happened on 81st street in jackson heights at 7:40 yesterday morning. investigators say after motioning to the child, he crossed the street and reached his hand out to her. the child then ran and yelled for help. a school crossing guard confronted him and that man took off running. that man is facing charges this morning. the crossing guard is being commended for excellent work and that little girl, we are told she did exactly what she should have done in this situation, ran as fast as she could and made a lot of noise. live in jackson heights, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. parents in new jersey are on high alert as well for internet predators after a man caught man sending sexual messages to her 10-year old daughter. jenna triono monitorser instagram. it was through direct messaging that a stranger was able to
the man first posed as a 13- year-old boy saying they had a mutual friend. that wasn't true. the messages soon went much farther. >> the spring of messages went from little kid innocent to adult vile inspect three messages. you beat yourself up at the beginning then you say i'm not sure how much sooner i could have caught it. >> adult vail. well, the messages contained mentions of sexual acts and illicit photos. and her daughter was not alone. after she contacted police, investigators discovered the internet predator targeted several other girls in stony brook school. school officials are asking parents to remain vigilant as police search for the suspect. happening today, funeral services in new jersey for two toddlers who died during last weekend's blizzard. a 1 year and and 3-year-old
poisoning along with their mother. they were overcome. the father was digging the car out from a large snowbank with the engine running unaware that the tailpipe was covered and that sent odorless poisonous carbon monoxide into the car killing those three. in california, we learned more information on the escape of those three violent fugitives. investigators believe two of the remaining 3 are 200 miles from where they escaped. one surrendered yesterday. he told investigators the trio were in san jose in northern california and that the other men may be headed to freeze no. a rabies warning in new jersey because of a raccoon that mauled a young boy has tested positive for rabies. health officials releasing this flyer that warned residents of elmwood park to be weary of wild animals. the 6-year-old was attacked
with his mother, cute little kid. look at that. he faces a series rabies shots but other than that he is expected to be okay. scary story. look at him. there is an end to the expensive work walkout that shut down operations at the busiest ports on the east coast. newscopter 7 was over port newark, 1,000 longshoremen walked off the jobs blocking five major port terminals. the wild cat action, which happened without union approval, was illegal. well, the workers are now back on the job. they were upset in part -- many grievances, they did not get paid for two snow days earlier this week. facebook is taking some bold action against illegal gun sales on its popular social media platforms. the company has banned posts and messages that are advertising private sales of guns on facebook and on instagram as well.
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welcome back. welcome back from vacation a few days ago. missed the fun. >> i know. >> he loves this. he lives for this. >> i was watching it on the internet. you did a great job. >> god bless coffee. >> started in the overnight. that must have been a nightmare getting here. >> it took an hour and a half. me an hour and a half. >> 4:30 up the subway steps it piled up. i thought this will be a great day.
at the internet, this is not good. >> heather was with me coming in 10 miles per hour on 78 and the turnpike. >> you are a pro. you made it. >> well, i don't know. >> could you have plowed the road while you were at it. >> could have, should have. amy freeze has the morning off. my pleasure to be with you this morning. we take a look at our camera on the beautiful corner. i did like the snow pile that was there on the corner but my goodness. >> bye-bye. >> it's just about all gone. good morning to get up, get going, walk the doggie. chilly. put the coat on the dog. when you walk the dog, if you are cold, dog is cold. so, here we go. this morning we are looking at what will be temperatures and beautiful sunshine that are at normal levels for this time of the year. we have a pretty morning here. we will be looking at nice sunshine all day long. and we call it seasonal.
seasonal numbers, normal numbers. 28 degrees. 61% the humidity. calm wind. yesterday's high 41. a couple of degrees above normal. the record is 64 set in 2006. we will be at normal. winds will lesson. that means less wind. a storm free weekend and more melting will be ahead. the winds today most likely you will see that these windchills are in the teens and 20s. that will be the rule of the day today but with less wind, the windchill only a couple of degrees cooler than it has been off the regular air temperature. today a lot of sunshine. hardly any clouds will show up. storm free, rain free until we get into the middle of next week. then more melting going on. temperatures will get cranking. tomorrow we could be in the upper 40s. a lot of sunshine this weekend. we are looking at temperatures starting out around 30, great neck, to 30 the east end. 21 monticello.
light, it will go southwest the wind will with a southwest wind coming up, that will warm things tomorrow. dress warmly, about to head out. windchills in the teens and 20s. with sunshine, it will feel nice and minus the wind. high pressure back to the great lakes. clipper to the north. this afternoon 38, 40 number in spots. computer guidance showing a 40 around poughkeepsie. i want to show you el nino is not giving up any time soon. a storm will come out of the southwest and cut toward the midwest with a blizzard. you will hear about this in the next hour, "good morning america." that will be heading to iowa as we get into monday. this afternoon we are at 36, 38 degrees. 39 maybe even hitting 40 around parts of the area. sunny and seasonal. sunshine, milder tomorrow, 47. we are looking at 50 monday. a shower late in the day. so, with monday being a shower threat, you know, it's possible
there are these clouds monday afternoon and a little line of showers. this is right there. this might change into monday. we will keep an eye on that. as we go to wednesday, check that out, we had we could see the temperature on tuesday and wednesday, this is the snow pack for tuesday. wednesday we will look at these temperatures that could get to near 60 by midday. 60 degrees to kick off february. it will cool down after the rain on wednesday. 47 thursday. then 40 by friday. but still that number is even a degree above normal for this time of year. by friday the normal high is 40 degrees. i will ask you a question nor our colleague dave evans who is heading to iowa for the caucuses on monday. how bad a blizzard are we talking about. >> pretty bad. it has an effect on turnout. >> sure, right. >> that's another issue. dave, if you can get through the metal detector, take your
>> nothing worried about that. that will not be conspicuous in the least or weird. >> this is my snowblower on the conveyor. it will be bad. >> they will probably let that through. that is too big a shampoo like the tsa. that is 3.7 ounces. you can't have that. >> we love because it's true. >> coming up on eyewitness news on a saturday morning. families fighting to reunite. why a teenager in new york is in the middle of a cross state custody battle. >> my story from yesterday. we will get to that. let's take a look at the community calendar featuring a remix today, a birthday shot out to the one and only phil collins who turns 65 years old today. this is a remix of one of his biggest hits in the air tonight.
reporter: it's the channel 7 community calendar for saturday january 30th. here is what is happening. family art projects, sweet dreams high ber that tores in the bronx will be filled with arts and crafts plus sleepy tales of the season's local high ber that tors. join a canine story time followed by a visit from a shelter time. come in your pj's to long island. make and enjoy pancakes in pajamas. in manhattan, the museum at fit is showcasing fairy tale fashion work. the pelham arts center hosts an insomnia exhibition. sleeping hours originate new ideas or deepen the pursuits. winter fun at high point will be jam packed including crafts, showshoeing, ice fishing and much more.
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a local family is putting up a fight over a foster chill. the effort went viral with the wayne's life matters. >> dwayne is 14 but was taken from his foster family at 3 years old. he has been in and out of a number of homes. one family is working to get him back for more than 10 years but they face a number of legal hurdles. >> reporter: hilda ramos motherrer became his foster mother when he was 5 days old. she passed away when he was 3 and wanted dwayne to be cared for by hilda at her home in row
>> it's about giving a child a chance in life, any child. >> reporter: but because dwayne was award of new york and not new jersey, dwayne found himself back in foster care and eventually back in the hands of his biological father in the bronx for the last several years. >> dwayne has been removed from his father numerous times, which is absolutely public record for neglect, abuse. >> reporter: the ramos' who have continued to take care of dwayne off and on for years say the turbulence with his father lead dwayne to want to be back with them instead and that has set off a year's long battle with the city's administration for child services. >> they have not taken into account the love and the bond that is between that child and our family. you don't have to give birth to a child to be his mother. >> reporter: just days ago, hilda's daughter posted about
it has gone viral. support pouring in for dwayne who is 14 to be back with the ramoss who say family is defined by much more than blood. >> some of the most touching messages that are received are from people who were formally in foster care and have been through dwayne's situation. >> now, the acs is actively investigating this particular case and we did speak, i spoke to dwayne's father yesterday. he is denying any charges of neglect or abuse. he said he is being harassed by the ramos family and that that family has no right to his child. a court hearing has been set for next month. ramoss are petitioning for formal guardianship of dwayne. >> but the charges of neglect are on the public files. >> that's what she says.
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coming up in a few minutes, gma's weekend edition. >> let's check in with paula what is going on. >> good morning, michelle and rob. i missed you guys -- has it been a while. >> i think you were gone, we were here. >> you were there, i was gone. >> it's a blur. >> in the countdown to i away it's on. everybody is scrambling for votes to the last minute. our team in iowa following the presidential hopefuls for you this morning. >> breaking overnight, incredible surveillance video showing the surrender of one of the three escaped inmates in california. police say they are zeroing in on the other two while new details emerge about the teacher accused of helping them escape. we will have the latest. the nfl released a new report showing a shocking uptick in the number of diagnosed concussions, all of this as super bowl l is one week away. what is the reason for that dramatic increase, answers for you on gma this morning.
a good one. >> paula, you are a big sports fan. who are you routing for. >> peyton manning. >> me to. >> let him ride off in the sunset with the second super bowl ring. >> couldn't agree more. great minds. >> great minds, right. i knew you were going there. >> take care. a queens man is accused of trying to lure a young girl on the street to follow him. >> eyewitness news reporternal lori hoff -- mallory hoff is live where the suspect is facing charges. >> reporter: michelle, rob, good morning. that 29-year-old man was taken in for questioning at the precinct last night and charged this morning after investigators released surveillance video. take a good look here. what you are looking at is the man police have identified as jamonton carrillo from queens. he appears to be motioning someone. he is attempting to lure a girl
it happened at 7:40 yesterday morning. after motioning to the child, he crossed the street and reached his hand out to her. a fast acting crossing guard off running. this morning we are learning the little girl did everything right. she ran as fast as she could and made a lot of noise. mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> a new jersey man is in police custody accused of murdering his wife inside home. eric pleger was arrested. police found him with his wife's body in his apartment. luisa pleger had been dead since thursday. a weapon was found at the scene. her husband is being held on $2 million bail at the bergen jail. there is another slashing but this one happened at rikers island when an inmate attacked a correction officer. investigators say the officer was slashed on the ear
refused to take off some unauthorized footwear. union officials say the inmate, a known gang member tried to hide the blade inside his body. the blade ended upsetting off metal detectors. fantasy sports web sites have until the end of february to find a new payment processor, somebody to handle the money. in the latest blow to the $2 billion industry, fan duel and draft kings have come under fire in several states where attorney generals say the games are illegal. the ohio company that did handle processing players deposits and still does and withdrawals is pulling away from the industry. vantage entertainment will suspend processing payments at the end of february. end of next month. >> i bet that makes -- >> that might be a problem. >> i bet on that. >> smart bet. sir, the weather. >> let's look outside. it's really pretty. gorge sunrise. nice morning as the barge makes
a temperature of 29 degrees. that will be the 8:00 temperature. we have a light wind here. you can take a couple of degrees off this for the real feel. we are looking at 29 long island. 19 toms river. sunshine, a pretty day with normal high at 39. that's the normal averages. here you go. seven-day forecast, look at tomorrow, 47. we might have to go to coney island, hit the beach. >> look at next week. 57 by wednesday. rain, and that will be the end of the snow around here. except maybe in the shady spots. it will warm up next week as we head into february. >> all right. >> 57 on wednesday, yes. >> wait a minute. >> nathan's hot dogs. wait a minute. >> didn't think about it. almost spring. >> how many days until pitchers and catchers. okay. thank you, bill. >> 20. >> he knew. >> he knows. i'm impressed. thanks for being in for amy freeze. i'm michelle charlesworth.