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voters will have their say tonight. dave evans has a preview. and let's get a look outside. parking rules are back in effect as we get ready for rain and temperatures in the 50s. >> what season is this? >> i know right? it's going to be nice. i'm lauri simms. >> thanks for joining us. it is monday february 1. it feels like just yesterday it was january. >> well you know today is february 1 and the temperatures should be starting out at 27 to 29 degrees and we are at 50 to start your day. it might drop a degree or two before we get to sunrise. in north kingston, 48. we have a little bit of a south west wind coming up over snow pack so some of the numbers are warm and some are cool. sparta at 30, wrightstown at
we are going to have some fog. 53 to 57 this afternoon and a couple rain showers. there's a little ground fog. i don't know if it's effecting anything so far. >> i haven't heard of anything as of yet. it's overnight traffic work for trains suspended between outcome lid avenue and then suspended between hugh street and broad street, m train between essex and myrtle white avenue. this should all be taken care of by 5:00 a.m. 287 going northbound right near exit 22. that is the route and we have a fuel spill involved. two lanes closed and could be out there for a while. everything else doing just fine and we have a traffic hold at the gotel brew until 5:00 a.m. street cleaning rules back in effect. lauri back to you.
a body was found inside an apartment building on grand street at 1:30 this morning. the victim is only described as a middle-aged man who was pronounced dead at the scene. working to determine if police have suspects. we'll have a live report on the deadly shooting at the top of the hour. meantime police are searching for the attempted robber who cut a man on a knife on a city subway. it's a string of violent incidents under ground. live in harlem with details. >> good morning. another slashing in the subway number seven in recent weeks. the victim was cut during a robbery that happened last night at around 8:30. the male victim was riding the c train approaching the station at 155th street when a man approached the victim and demanded his
and was cut on the right hand. the suspect ran away and the victim was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. much earlier in the day around 5:00 a.m. a man slashed a woman in the face. before the slashing happened the man and woman got into an argument. that woman's injuries are not considered serious. now yesterday despite the recent surge in subway slashings, the police commissioner made a bold claim during a radio interview. here's more from the commissioner in his hone words. >> january was probably the safest month, the safest january we've ever had overall. overall, crime down but maybe more importantly murders and shootings dramatically. >> we expect to hear more from
week when he provides a full report of crime statuses. last week the commissioner made the announcement they will be adding additional officers, more uniform officers to patrol on the trains and platforms to help put commuter's minds at ease. also there's going to be patrols from the angels if you will will be patrolling the subways as well in light of what's been going on with the slashings but in spite of this there is a dramatic drop of crime for the month of january. live in harlem dray clark eyewitness news. police are searching for the person who shot and killed two people in a newark apartment. three children were inside that home when their mother was gunned down.
where 23-year-old ashley jones was shot and killed. her boyfriend was also killed. her three young children all between 1 and 4 witnessed the violence. >> we heard six to eight gunshots and then after the gunshots were finished the little girl said where is my mommy where is my mommy and then nothing but sirens. >> neighbors say jones had recently gotten a restraining order against an abusive ex- boyfriend. the children are with family members or in child protection. new this in the bronx have newly photos of two men who posed as exterminators when they stormed an apartment at gunpoint. the woman living there was tied up with three other people. when the men found fort did
took off with a cell phone. trying to prevent the spread of the zika virus. there's a 1:00 p.m. webinar being held by new york's health commissioner scheduled after the cases statewide increased to nine. five are in new york city including one who is pregnant. lawmakers say it's important to create a fire wall to prevent more cases in new york. >> we never want to get to a place like they have in el salvador where the government told women not to get pregnant for two years because they might get zika. >> zika has been linked with a rare birth defect. they have issued travel warnings for pregnant women mostly in latin america and the caribbean. the day has finally arrived for the iowa caucuses the first vote of the primary season. >> and all of the candidates are pushing for voters to turn
they? dave evans is in des moines with a preview. >> secretary of state and the next president of the united states hilary clinton. >> eight years ago she finished 8th but she's hoping that's history. >> i know many of you are already committed to caucus for me and i thank you from the bottom of my heart. >> clinton brought along the whole family. >> she's the single best at making everything she touches better. every person she knows better. >> bernie sanders is nipping at clinton three points back. he swears he can pull off the upset in 2008. >> we are going to win this thing and pull off one of the great political upsets in recent history. >> will donald trump supporters shop up and caucus for him monday night. >> i don't care if you are feeling horrible and you have a 104 temperature and the doctor
not be able to make it, get out of bed and caucus. >> this trump finale a family affair even his glamorous wife. >> he will the best deal maker and master negotiator. >> what made this religious. >> did you pay for donald trump and senator rubio? >> i actually did. i'm lifting up in prayers all of the candidates who are running that god's love be upon them. >> ted cruz slipped after a brutal on lawsuit from the frontrunner. >> a lot of people say he can't be running. >> today's poll has a surprise for marco rubio in third place a good spot to play the alternative to trump and cruz. >> i will never embarrass you. you will never say i can't believe i voted for him.
february 9. on the democratic side bernie sanders way out in front in new hampshire. that is not a big surprise. donald trump is also in the lead. the question mark is who might come in second place. governor christie is in fifth place in that poll but well within striking distance next week. for now dave evans channel 7 eyewitness news. >> and the iowa caucuses kick off and people around the country are getting ready to cast their first vote in the 2016 election. eight states have caucuses this week before the primaries. if you need to vote before election day they have links for each state on it's website and of course dave will have more live reports from iowa continuing today. stay with eyewitness news and abc 7 for complete coverage of the vote. you are never more than ten
>> we got clouds around. we look down towards 59th street and 5th avenue and it's a quiet start to the day. and this morning we've got mild numbers. a high yesterday of 56. we are at 50 right now and we've got clouds coming up from the west ahead of the cold front. this front back to our west will give us a few showers later today. not many coming in through the afternoon and evening tonight. look at these mild numbers, the upper 20s to start your day. we are in the 50s already to start the day 57 by 2:00. that's going to be our high today and the showers come this evening and for the first part of tonight. this is her anniversary. she's been working here three years as of today. >> that's three years.
three years of waking up at horrible o'clock in the morning. the traffic is doing just fine in morse town. no major problems but let's look at the maps. that's the exit for routes 202 and 2 on 6. there's an accident. four trains suspended between auto ka avenue and bowl green and then j train between hugh street and broad street. m train. new jersey transit metro north on schedule. alternate side of parking rules are back in effect after a long stretch. back to you. thank you. officials say a terrorist attacked villages and camps in nigeria leaving nearly 90 people dead. among them children buried alive alive.
12: 45 and two virginia tech students are facing charges in the death of a 13- year-old girl. nicole madison's body was found saturday in north carolina several days after she disappeared from her virginia home. david eisenhower is charged with her murder and natalie keepers faces charges of accessory and improper disposal
they believe they knew each other before she disappeared. questioning a woman in connection to the stabbing death of her husband. he was found suffering from stabbing wounds in the park and was pronounced dead at the hospital. no arrests have been made. officials are investigating after a group were harassed and assaulted on a city bus last month. the attack was caught on the cell phone camera. the three black women said about a dozen white men and women used racial slurs while hitting them. their injuries were minor. police are investigating. in a letter they called upon all members much the university of albany to unite. we must show the world we stand
bill evans has the exclusive forecast. >> here's our camera in brooklyn looking to the lower east side. bowling green and wall street and the one world trade and the brooklyn bridge looking at a good morning. down the beach this morning and asbury park and clear skies all the way to point pleasant. that's the lights way down there. so we got a good visibility. fog and ground clutter because the temperatures are 50 and ground fog this morning with the southerly wind coming up over the snow pack but it's certainly less than what it was a week ago. the humidity is dry, winds are subtle but the pressure 2975 that's unstable so we will have a front coming today with some rain later today. temperature normally at 39, we
50 which is way warmer than normal. 46, 45. all of these numbers are really warm. you get to spots like dan bury which is 29 and there's a little bit of it. not much from poe kip turner see to an dover and 39 around bridge port. today it's going partly cloudy to cloudy this morning with a southerly wind coming up over the snow pack to create a little ground fog. clouds this morning back to our west with the front with showers we are talking about rain showers really warm sliding east for today. 4:00 a.m. temperature we are around the 50 mark and by the time we get to the afternoon by 1:00 low 50s here, 51 at the park and guidance a little low. getting into the mid to upper 50s today and showers right
7 tonight and we clear out and tomorrow starting out in the 30s and tomorrow afternoon back into the mid 40s but still that's even warmer than normal. low clouds and fog this and sun and clouds this afternoon. 57. early showers tonight and clearing overnight. 29 in the suburbs cloudy and cooler tomorrow at 45. your seven day forecast the sun and cooler tomorrow. a rainy day on wednesday. that rain on wednesday could be flooding. wednesday afternoon with a front and it's near 60 degrees. then we'll cool down on thursday and then the weekend features sunshine and then we could have maybe a little rain snow mix on sunday but temperatures still well above normal for this time of year. >> you should put out an alert then. >> tell the frogs and all creatures big and small a lot of rain on wednesday. >> all right. >> i got a new chair. >> yeah. >> you are very good at that. >> it's like a bouncy seat.
>> please be careful you don't roll off the set. >> it's like a bill in the box. i'm tiger. >> let me show you what's happening here as you get off of the new jersey turnpike right at exit 13 and looping around to the bridge you can see a lot of traffic backed up and then your staten island side getting to the bridge this is the expressway heading towards new jersey. let's go over to our maps and explain to you what's happening. they are doing a traffic hold until 5:00 a.m. so you cannot get over the bridge for the next ten minutes. suspensions with trains same situations with j and m and alternate side of the street parking rules back in effect. ken over to you. >> heather thank you. it's 4: 50. it appears militants have killed dozens of people in some
in a raid on north eastern nigeria. they attacked the village near the state capital saturday night. the latest figures say 86 people killed 35 injured as the entire village was burned to the ground. it's 4: 50 and an officer with the department of corrections is accused of firing his gun during a deadly brawl at a motorcycle show. he was part of a motorcycle group made up of off duty law enforcement. it isn't clear if he fired the shot that killed one person or any of the shots that left three others hurt. it happened during a brawl between two motorcycle groups. so far no one is facing any charges. more help on the way to clint, michigan, a truck with 20,000 bottles of clean water set to arrive from raleigh, north carolina. it's the latest in a string of donations to help residents
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you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on eyewitness news this morning. 5 minutes before 5:00 a.m. a line of showers to our west coming to us today. you'll need your rain beer after lunch time today. for the afternoon and evening commute temperatures are going to be mild. warm we might drop to 46 by 5:00 a.m. warming right back up later on this afternoon and possibly mid to upper 50s by the end of the day. 60s with rain on wednesday. we talk more about that coming up. it's weather with heather every seven minutes. what do you have going on this morning? >> i have a big back up right here. we don't have any traffic going
it coming from new jersey into staten island. i'll tell you what's happening. a traffic hold until 5:00 a.m. so about five more minutes until you can cross the bridge. now as we go over here to route 287 onto the northbound side right near exit 22 which is the exits for routes 202 and 206. mass transit is doing okay. alternate side of the street parking rules back in effect. ken over to you. 4: 56. nearly 100 people turned out to say final goodbyes to actor abe bagoda. family members remembered him in brooklyn in the great depression. he's widely remembered for the godfather and the film's scene was played at the end of the service. he died at the age of 94. the search is on for the driver of a bmw involved in a hit-and-run in williamsburg.
rodney street saturday morning. they say a taxi had stopped to let the 27-year-old cross the street when the driver of the bmw passed the cab hit the woman and took off. the victim suffered head trauma. doctors list her in critical condition. a man is in jail this morning accused of causing a scare at a department store in nassau county. 53-year-old elvis governor told a 911 operator there was a bomb inside a macy's last thursday. they didn't find anything. police charged him with making a terroristic threat. we just received this video from the scene of a deadly shooting in hoboken. our reporter is just arriving and will have live pictures at 5:00 a.m. an amtrack train was heading to new york when
train was targeted and new pictures of the damage. and it is decision day in iowa and we'll have a live report as voters prepare for the first caucuses tonight. good morning i'm lauri stokes. >> thanks for joining us. i'm ken rosato and you are never more than seven minutes away from traffic and weather. >> temperatures are really warm. temperatures should be about 27 degrees so let me see let's do the math that's 23 degrees warmer than normal. 50 degrees is our temperature on the first day of february. 29 in hope. millford at 42 and 28 around hanover so spots with snow on the ground and southerly wind which makes it crisp and cooler. 37 in white plains. clouds and cool. 56 at noon time.
57 degrees. nearly 20 degrees warmer than normal for this time of year. all right we are going to talk about heavier rain for wednesday. heather has been caucuses all morning long with your commute. >> i have been. this is very true. subway service running on or close to schedule so that's good news. we still have this so you can expect delays but it's starting to ease out. this understand incident still being cleared away. routes 202 and 206. fuel spills involved. new jersey transit, long island metro, they are all doing just fine and the minor delay at the george washington bridge just a minor wait. they are just about getting that construction cleared away at the holland tunnel and everything has been reopened. we do have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today.
>> heather thank you. 5:02. breaking news in new jersey a gruesome discovery a man is found shot to death early this morning. eyewitness news reporter mallory huff is live in hoboken. >> lauri good morning. just in the last few minutes the medical examiner's vehicle left the scene. you can see a large police presence out here police trying to get to the bottom of this. this is grand street in hoboken. a man was found dead inside an apartment. the discovery was made just after 1:30 a.m. investigators say a middle-aged than was shot and pro mounced- -man was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. investigators have been combing searching for evidence but the circumstances surrounding this man's death still very unclear. live in hoboken channel 7 eyewitness news.
frightening new video this morning from the bronx. two men are arguing on the street when one of them pulls out a gun and opens fire. the victim survived. he was hit once in the leg. this happened just after 9 saturday night on east burn side avenue in mount hope. police are still trying to find the shooter. and quite a scare for passengers on an amtrack train. objects hit a train on it's way from washington to new york. several windows on the train were cracked and it appears that something may have been thrown at the train near the same philadelphia neighborhood where an amtrack train crashed last may. they are prepared to release a partial report today on that deadly crash. 5:04. the big day has arrived the 2016 presidential nomination
the candidates spent the night hoping to nation caucuses and they had lots of help. mayor dibla zio tweeted whatever it takes for her to win. hash tag i'm with her. la na joins us live in des moines. >> happy caucus day ken. they are going to start gathering together, neighbors, friends, every school auditorium to a church basement to a grain silo as iowa iowans try to pick the next president of the united states. >> it sounds like you want a political revolution. >> i'm a better candidate and thanks to you i will be a better president and i want you to know that. >> this is it. time is up for the three democrats and 11 republicans running for president.
a caucus in western des moines. >> a lot of people are going to make that decision when they are listening to their neighbors. >> the last iowa poll found five points or less separating first and second place and with about a third of voters still waiverring in their support campaigns can influence results up to the last second. in their final day on the trail ted cruz attended church. >> do you promise me you'll run this country like a god fearing christian man. >> he prayed for donald trump and marco rubio who made this appeal. >> i'm asking you to caucus for me tomorrow because when i'm the president of the united states we will confront the challenges of our time. >> rubio fighting hard for an upset second place finish or better. >> get out of bed and caucus. >> and donald trump gave his wife the mic to close the deal in iowa. >> he will be unbelievable. >> we expect to see some of
soon after they gather here but the democrats tend to take a little bit longer because they fold like a game of red recover with less viable candidates from des moines. dave evans in iowa will have live reports tonight on eyewitness news. follow on facebook and twitter for updates throughout the day. good morning america is live this morning. robin roberts will anchor from iowa along with a team of reporters covering watch this morning at 7:00. the candidates may be staying in iowa longer than they planned as a blizzard is hitting denver right now. it could prevent people from leaving iowa tomorrow. same storm caused problems in
>> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. bill evans has the exclusive forecast. >> why don't we look outside and see what's going on this morning? because we do have clouds and rain coming our way off to our west and that rain gets here later on today. but we have a good visibility looking south all the way down past one world trade all the way to the bridge. here's a look from the george washington bridge on the fort lee new jersey side over to the west side 50 degrees cloudy skies. southerly wind at 6. wind may form fog and otherwise a few showers back here. breaks of sun before this rain gets here. a couple of showers not looking at a lot of rain. temperatures 52 by 9:00, noon time 56. it is the first day of february right? february 1? just checking. rain showers this afternoon in
speaking of that watch out for showers and 57 degrees. heather looking at your commute. you are busy already this morning. >> i am busy. although we were very busy right over here your approach to the gothels bridge has been reopened. you could not cross but now you can. the hold has been lifted. subway service running under close to schedule and no major problems with long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit and this accident on exit 22 fuel spill involved so two lanes closed down. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. >> heather thank you. still ahead the creative way a burglar made his way into a new jersey church. what police are now on the look
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w welcome back. a church the target of a thief in newark. the burglar broke into the greater elizabeth avenue church by creating a hole in the roof and took off with food and personal items. church members say it will not break their spirits. >> this could have been worse. we could have been mourning somebody right now or the fact that something else could have happened but this is only a set back for our church. >> detectives want to talk to anybody who may have seen somebody. the church needs a large amount of canned goods. you will soon hear a lot less noise after a deal
from pier 6 in half. people who live nearby have complained about the noise but some people think that having 30,000 fewer flights every year could harm the city's tourism industry. >> it takes away from the character of the city when you start taking away tourism options for people. >> i think it's great but at the same time it just--the tours are cut by half. the business is up and down. >> the tour operators have until january of next year to reduce the number of flights but starting in april helicopters will no longer fly on sundays. the operators have agreed to end all flights that go over governor's island. bill evans joins us with the exclusive forecast. >> here we go taking a look at the george washington bridge and the hudson river here to the west side. a nice looking morning here as we start the day with cloudy
humidity dry winds south at 6. a southerly wind and snow left on the ground creating ground fog this morning the pressure unstable. 29.75 a front coming from the west. yesterday's high was 56, normal is 39 and you overnight low is 27 and that's where we should be for this hour of the day but we are 23 degrees warmer. patchy fog and a few afternoon showers and quiet tomorrow. windy wet and warm on wednesday 60 degrees with flooding rain. north port. it's 43 across sussex county. looking at a light southerly wind and up over this snow that's on the ground what's left of it there might be a little bit of fog that goes before sunrise this morning in a couple hours from now. we have cloud cover, a front back to our west and cooler air
where the front comes through and we get a cooler day tomorrow. but it's not even going to cool us down to normal temperatures. clouds by noon and here comes the rain right after school a couple showers around up north and west not a lot going on. coming through pretty dry. can't rule out showers from the city. then by 9:00 tonight we clear out and this is gone. so kids after school today at 57 degrees. very mild. a couple rain showers. low clouds and fog this morning. 57 our high. early showers and clearing overnight. 39 and it's cloudy and cooler tomorrow right around 45 but it's still warmer than normal for this time of the year. as we go into the rest of the week it's warm, windy, rainy on wednesday. wednesday we are looking at that temperature around 60 degrees. might be heavy enough for local flooding on wednesday. then we are looking at cooler
but still even though numbers are warmer than normal for this time of year so we are still looking at 39 for our high but looking at some warmer numbers for this time of year. no snow on the horizon except maybe something mixed with rain on sunday night. we'll keep an eye on that but that's not impressive. >> you laugh at that. >> i laugh at you. you are not impressive on sunday. >> heather? >> three years it was a cold gray day and the one bright spot of warmth was the president of heather o'rourke on our set. >> thank you for letting me tag along for the past few years. >> tag along? you better pull your weight girl. >> she does every day. >> i have to start working? all right. new jersey transit long island fine. subway service running on or
you normally use the subways you should be okay at this point. this is where you are not okay. 287 going northbound at exit 22 so this is near 78. you have an accident. there's a fuel spill involved. two lanes are closed down as a result. george washington bridge, lincoln, holland have minor delays looking just fine at this point. the bay bridge has been reopened and the gothel's bridge everything has been reopened and we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. ken, lauri, over to you. >> all right heather. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning the influence wall street could have on the iowa caucuses today and why it could mean a big win for the republicans this election year. and hear from the professional hockey player who
the same fans flooded twitter to give him the award. >> you can't write this stuff. to be able to come to the game and meet the guys and have them accept me and have the warm embrace of the fans and then win the tournament and be mvp. it's crazy. >> after the game the wife of mr. scott danielle who is 37 weeks pregnant with twins. he was traded and demoted to the minor leagues. he now heads back to the minors with a lot of money in hand. >> yes indeed. great. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> he has 500 penalty minutes heather. 500. i'm going to personally hire him for security here. [laughter] >> you are not going to mess with him. here's what's going on this morning. a lot of showers from seer could you syracuse to
temperatures ahead of that really warm. marris town is 28. the city right around 50 around the five burroughs 38 around newark. you need a jacket or sweater to start the day but a southerly south west wind to warm things up today and at the bus stop speaking of penalty minutes that one right there will pennallize you if you don't behave at the bus stop. a nice warm temperatures but grab a jacket or sweater. how is it going. >> i need my safety patrol belt. that's the only thing that's missing. >> you don't have one? >> you are going to have to take care of that to keep everybody in line. >> i'll work on that. >> we have an accident and a fuel spill involved with two
78 and 202 and 206 exit. new jersey transit, metro north running close to schedule and we do have alternate side of the street parking rules back in effect after being suspended for numerous days but they are back in effect now. ken, lauri, over to you. >> heather thank you. next find out why uber drivers
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that could be big for the republicans. since the 1960s every election year with a negative january and no running the white house has changed parties. >> americans have chosen to lighten things up kungfu panda 3 brought in four times the revenant. >> star wars was in third. burger king upping the anty. they are rolling out a buttery cheese cheeseburger. >> it's extra long and drenched in buttery garlic sauce. >> i'd like this in a veggie burger. >> butter makes everything better. that's america's money. organizers are calling for a protest outside uber headquarters in long island city after uber cut it's fares by 15%. the company said it would mean
if they make less money for each ride. degrees tell eyewitness news they are considering going on strike at noon and shutting off their phones for 24 hours. >> you've heard other companies talk about it for years but this is a new team at work for a gm dedicated to self driving cars and strategies to establish gm as the leader in self driving technology. the move shows they are not just a concept for gm but now as something that can work in the real world. it is 5:28 and coming up in our next half hour breaking news in new jersey gathering details on a deadly shooting and will have a live update coming up next. and bill evans watching
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breaking news in new jersey and police are on the scene of a deadly shooting in hoboken and we are live on the scene with an update. another knife attack inside a subway. how this one is slightly different than the recent rash of attacks. and don't leave home without your rain gear. showers are moving in as we get ready for a work week warm up. it is monday february 1 and you are never more than ten minutes away from weather and traffic. bill? >> this morning here is your temperature. 50 degrees to start your day on february 1. cloudy skies and we are looking at a southerly wind at 8 miles per hour. 45 in long branch, 49, toms river your meters are sleeping in and being the professional i am i can tell you it's about 48 degrees there.
you get the whacky temperatures with a light southerly wind and snow on the ground. but we are going to warm up. more snow melt by 3: 00, 53 to 57 degrees with rain showers on the way. heather o'rourke celebrating three years. time flies. >> it does. >> it was last week i said i think she's been here ten years. [laughter] >> just feels like it, right? let's go right over here to our maps. 287 northbound near exit 22. we still have that accident a fuel spill involved, two lanes closed down. check out the rubbernecking delay we have getting into that scene. metro north doing just fine. subway on or close to schedule. minor delays george washington bridge, lincoln and holland tunnels and the earlier issue the bridge reopened at 4:30. that is for construction and
at the bridge but that has also been lifted and everything is once again reopen and you are free to come into and out of problems. street cleaning rules are back in effect. lauri and ken, back to you. >> thank you very much heather. hoboken. >> the body was found inside an apartment on grand street overnight. mallory is live on the scene with the latest for us this morning. mallory? >> lauri, ken good morning. that's right the medical examiner's van left the scene just in the last hour or so. right notch investigators on- -now investigators on the scene trying to get to the bottom of this. the road is blocked off, grand street in this video in hoboken. there's been a significant police presence out here throughout the early morning. we know a man was found dead inside an apartment. the discovery was made just after 1:30 this morning.
pronounced dead at the scene. back out here live this morning investigators actively combing through the scene searching for evidence but right now the circumstances surrounding this man's death still very much unclear. live in hoboken mallory huff channel 7 eyewitness news. >> mallory thank you. new this morning a knife wielding robber on the run hand. it's the latest in a disturbing system. dray clark live in harlem with the story. >> good morning. this would be the 7th slashing so far this year but unlike some of the others this one appears to not be a random slashing. in this case the victim was cut during a robbery last night at around 8:30. the male victim was riding a northbound c train and as the train approached here the suspect approached the victim holding a knife and demanded
when the victim said no and grabbed that knife from the suspect's hand that's when his hand was cut. the suspect ran away. the victim was rushed to the hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. also on sunday but much earlier in the morning at around 5:00 a.m. a man slashed a woman in the face inside the 110th street station on the 2 train platform. before the slashing happened that woman and man got into an argument. the injuries are not said to be serious. meanwhile the police commissioner bratton made a very bold statement yesterday during a radio interview on a.m. 970 talking about the dramatic drop in crime. here's more from the commissioner in his own words. >> january was probably the safest month, the safest january we've ever had overall.
murders and shootings are down very dramatically. >> now last week we also learned because of the recent spike in subway slashings the commissioner announced more patrols would be added to the platforms and the trains and the guardian angels will be resuming their patrols on the subway as well. dray clark eyewitness news. >> thank you. police searching for the person who opened fire inside a newark home killing two people. one of the victims was a mother and her children were inside the apartment at the time of the shootings. balloons and candles stand outside the building where the 23-year-old was shot and killed saturday night. her 28-year-old boyfriend was also killed. jones three young children all between the ages of one and four witnessed the violence. >> we heard--we were sitting down talking and heard six to eight gunshots and after the
the little girl said where is my mommy where's my mommy and then nothing but sirens. >> the jones recently got a restraining order against an abusive ex-boyfriend but he showed up last week. no arrests have been made and jones children are now with other family members or in the custody of child protection. today two key witnesses take the stand of the trial of a new york city police officer charged with manslaughter. we expect to hear from peter yang's parter and girlfriend. the lieutenant testified yang was shaken after shooting girly in 2014. the prosecution witness testified yang and his partner did nothing to help girlie. today health officials around new york state discuss strategies for preventing the spread of the zika virus. they will lead a webinar after the number of cases increased
five are in new york city alone including one who is pregnant. it's important to prevent more cases in new new york. >> we never want to get to a place like el salvador where the government told women not to become pregnant for two years because they might get zika. >> it's been linked to a rare birth defect and issued travel warnings for pregnant women in latin america and the caribbean. the first big milestone of the presidential race is here. this is caucus day in iowa and they are trying for every possible last minute vote. donald trump has a strong lead but he all depends on a big turn out before really bad weather rolls in tonight. among democrats hilary clinton and person sanders are in a dead heat and he needs voters to turn out. >> for those of you still
your options i hope i'll be able to persuade you. >> it sounds like you want to make a political revolution. >> i don't care if you are feeling horriblely and have a 104 temperature get out of bed and caucus. >> the candidates have spent a combined $33 million for ads just in iowa alone. eyewitness news political reporter dave evans is in iowa and will have live reports tonight and tomorrow on eyewitness news and get updates any time on abc ny and the social media pages. time now 5:38 and you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> here we go. our camera at times square looking south looking at cloudy skies and good visibility of 22 miles all the way down past one world trade to staten island to sandy hook, new jersey.
just a little light southerly wind creating clouds to our west. rain from pittsburgh, williams state college up to burlington, vermont coming to us after lunch time we'll have sprinkles. the focus on the weather is how warm the temperatures are. starting out with temperatures 23 degrees warmer than it should be for this hour of the day and normal high temperature this time of the year is 39. we are going to be at 57 with a couple rain showers. for school this morning a jacket or sweater is all you need. cool start at 51, 57 after school with a couple of showers. she's been caucusing all morning long. superpacks please. >> just wake up and caucus that's all we say. exit 22. you have the accident so with the fuel spill involved you are going to experience delays.
just fine. subway on or close to schedule. you have a minor delay across the board in hudson river crossings and the bay bridge reopened at 4:30 and everything that traffic hold has been lifted as of 5:00 a.m. so it's great if you want to come into and out of staten island no major problems. street cleaning rules are back in effect for today. >> heather thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning the warning about police about a pair of men who tricked their way into a home in the bronx while disguising themselves as someone that people would normally trust. and still no arrests made after a group of black female
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5:43. new this morning police in the bronx have released new photos of two men that posed as exterminators and stormed an apartment at gunpoint. the woman living there was tied up with three other people in a back street apartment. they took off taking an iphone. no word on injuries to victims. officials in albany are investigating after a group of black female college students say they were harassed on a
the attack was caught on a cell phone camera. the three black women said a dozen white men and women used racial slurs while hitting them. their injuries were minor. in a letter the university president writes i call upon all members of the university of albany to unite. we must show the world we stand for inexclusiveness and against bias and hatred. bill has the exclusive forecast. >> taking a look at the chrysler building here and across the east river roosevelt island. >> our snow plow is gone. >> yay, goodbye. >> that's just wrong man. ya'll are like good riddance.
the humidity dry. 29.75 unstable so the rain is approaching from the west. it has warmed up and our snow pile at least in the urban areas have really melted. normal high is 39, normal morning low at 27. we should be at 27 and we are at 50. 23 degrees warmer than normal. it's 33 in pokeepsie and there's snow around where the meters are and the wind has a big effect. it's 50 in the park. 45 at wrightstown. so you go over to tom's river. so this morning in spots we start off with chilly numbers. grab a jacket or sweater. we've got clouds. to our west is this front and behind that sunshine and clear skies for today and cooler weather coming our way. temperatures this morning are warm and by afternoon looking
showers start creeping in here at 3, 4, 5:00 after school the front goes by and tomorrow we start the day in the 30s still warmer than normal at 37, ten degrees warmer than normal by the afternoon into the mid 40s and still warmer than normal. once again on our future cast the clouds coming in by lunch time and showers right after school. the guidance not showing much going on as the front passes through. looking at a tenth of an inch of rain where it does fall so just sprinkles after school and as we go into the afternoon we'll be looking at temperatures in the 50s. so at the bus stop today grab a jacket or sweater. it's a cool start to the day and after school it's 57 with a couple of showers. tonight clearing skies and 39. tomorrow it's cloudy and cooler at 45. we'll have breaks of sunshine and the temperatures still warmer than normal for this time of the year. so really looking at
than normal and as i mentioned about today we've got this day today where we have just only about a tenth of an inch of rainfall and that's all. we'll have another shot of rain coming on wednesday and this shot of rain could create some flooding. got to watch out for that as that could be a warm rainy day with a temperature about 60. cooling down to 45 by friday into the low 40s for the weekend but numbers are still warmer than normal for this time of the year. so looking at a stretch starting off the first week in february with temperatures warmer than normal. >> that's crazy. loving it. >> all right. >> thank you bill. >> heather you got good news too? >> i don't. but here's 78 and 78 is doing okay as you go right through clinton no major problems here. however we do have an issue on 287 north of route 78 as we go over to our maps. it's been there all morning long right around exit 22 you
cleared away. there's a fuel spill. two lanes closed down. all doing just fine. subway service running on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. lauri and ken over to you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning the historic decision handed down concerning the groups of people who pray at the walton team. also ahead an issue to a new jersey man who hopes he doesn't have to pay the fine after finding i'm caridee. i've had moderate to severe plaque psoriasis most of my life. but that hasn't stopped me from modeling. my doctor told me about stelara it helps keep my skin clearer. with only 4 doses a year after 2 starter doses...
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of the holiest sites voted to create prayer space for mixed gender ceremonies and non order cox jews. right now there's only space for men and women to pray separately. the new space will take more than a year to build and is the closest site to where people believe the jewish temple stood 2,000 years ago. 5:50 and an 11-year-old boy who was interested in football checked out a library book in central new jersey. doesn't sound like much of a story but he never returned it and now he's 83 years old. frank says he just forgot to return it. his daughter found the book recently while going through some of his belongings in the house. >> she brought it down and she says you know you are going to be late bringing this to the library. i said what are you talking about. she said you are only a couple years late. she gave me the book.
than just a couple years late. the book is 72 years overdue. back then the library charged a 2-cent per day fine for overdue books that would amount to $500 but when he called the library they didn't even know it was missing. it's 5:52. technology helps reunite a former marine with a furry friend who helped him through a tough time in his life. he hadn't seen his cat for four years. she went searching for him when he moved. he isn't surprised. the two bonded as he recovered from post traumatic stress syndrome. >> he knows what i needed him and that's why he was still around and why he went looking for me when they moved on base. >> what a sweet cat. he was found recently in north
and a friend sent him to north dakota but the recent blizzard forced plans to change. connell drove 3400 miles round trip to bring him home. >> well worth it. we continue to follow breaking news. a man found shot to death in hoboken. eyewitness news reporter mallory huff just tweeted out this photo from the scene. we will have a live update at 6:00 a.m. bill evans watching a line of showers headed our way.
before that 38 at sussex, 39 around brunswick and newark. about 41 with a southerly wind coming up. taking the ferry today a nice ride and dry humidity but also just a little light wind out of the south. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. she's celebrating her third year because it's going on four now. >> this is true. look at that only three going on four. 287 going northbound side right near exit 22 we do have that accident and the fuel spill involved. two lanes are closed. those delays getting into the accident scene. then we have the saw mill river parkway heading southbound. we do have a disabled vehicle being cleared away and new jersey transit, long island railroad, metro north all of our subway status on or close to schedule. alternate street parking rules back in effect. back over to you. >> on the way from flint michigan with hundreds of miles
bottles of clean water set to arrive from raleigh new north carolina. the water is the latest in a spring of donations to help residents dealing with high lead levels in the city's water supply. campaigns are calling for a democratic debate to be held in flint. closing in on 6:00 and breaking news still to come a man found shot to death inside an apartment in hoboken. within the last hour the medical examiner removed the victim's body from the scene and we are working to gather the latest information from police. new video of a one sided shoot out. the and why some uber drivers are threatening to go on strike
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