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adrienne it's 4:30 an we're following two breaking stories, a terrible crash on long island. three people ejected. we have crews headed to the scene. also breaking, two trains collide head-on overseas. the death toll is rising. plus another step to tackle the homeless crisis. volunteers fan out overnight. we're live with new reaction from the mayor. good morning to you, i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us, i'm ken rosato. it is tuesday, february 9th and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> well, good morning, everyone. we still have a few things going on this morning as far as some snow showers, coastal flooding issues, that sort of thing. it's kind of like mopup duty
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it's 28 degrees, 26 up toward hauppauge, hack et ceteratown around 25. and you look at that white plains 23. so we're in the 20s to at least freezing an below. there's some snow showers arn, there's a winter weather advisory for all those counties there you see in beautiful new jersey until tomorrow morning. there's a coastal flood warning that is posted for the south shore of long island, jersey shore and that's until 11:00 for the high tide cycle this morning. now, we have a few flurries that have been popping up. those are snow showers up the hudson river valley. you see them north of the city a little bit. we'll have some flurries today and some chilly temperatures as we get to 35, 36 degrees this afternoonment a period of sun is going -- a period of snow tonight. we'll talk about that next. weather then heather. already got your hands full to start the day. >>reporter: we have mallory headed here. this is great neck road an accident. all lanes are closed down. then this problem as you travel up the bqe, northeast ramp to the l.i.e. subject to closure. a separated tractor-trailer on that ramp, so that ramp is
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long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit trains, they're all doing okay. 7 trains we have track work. service is suspended between 31st and 34st street and queensboro plaza. and j trains no service between chambers and broad street. effect. lori, over to you. you. 4:32. we're following two breaking stories. first to long island where part of sunrise highway shut down after a nasty crash. now, the driver of a pickup truck crashed at about 3:00 this morning near great neck road in hauppauge and police say nearby they're looking for that truck after reports that the driver was driving erratically. three people were ejected an rushed to the hospital. we do have a crew headed to the scene. we will continue to bring you the very latest on this breaking story. in the meantime we're also following breaking news in southern germany where two passenger trains collided head on.
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have been killed and some 150 have been injured about 40 miles from munich. german news reports say that one of the trains derailed and several of its cars overturned. helicopters have been airlifting rescue workers to the scene. there are reports of people still trapped in the wreckage. in newark now, police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found between two homes. the discovery was made just before 10:00 last night on south 20th street. investigators say the woman appears to have been in her 30s and her death is considered suspicious. 4:33. and mayor de blasio sent volunteers out across new york city this morning to count the homeless. it's part of a program called hope count and these are new pictures of the volunteers working overnight. we've also learned that financial help could be on the way from the obama administration. eyewitness news reporter dray clark live in midtown with the details. good morning, dray. >>reporter: good morning, ken. this is one of the areas mayor
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morning, west 31st street near 6th avenue. it is a well-known hub for the homeless with at least a dozen people right now sleeping on the sidewalk behind me. they were among those counted for the annual hope count overnight tonight. meanwhile, here is a picture of mayor de blasio talking to one of those homeless individuals here on west 31st street. the mayor was among more than 3,500 volunteers that spread out across the city for a few hours this morning counting the number of unsheltered homeless people living in the city. last year the count was 3,182, and that number is expected to be higher this year. volunteers wrote down some very basic information about the homeless individuals they encounter here on the street in order to help determine what kinds of services and resources they might need to help get them off the street or even survive on the street, if they should refuse help. >> it's very sad, and it's
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broken down and, you know, there but for the grace of god go i, i think we all have to feel that way. these are people who at some point in their life, maybe not that long ago, had a home, had a more normal situation and -- situation and something went wrong. >> it is ad sad reality and we need to be looking at this in a humane way. we need to have empathy. we need to understand that people need support and resources. not a situation of out of sight out of mind. >>reporter: some critics have said the annual hope count which happens across the country may actually miss some homeless people and that is why mayor de blasio actually launched his homestead program which is a daily canvass of the homeless community, stretching from canal street all the way up to 145th street. again, the idea here is to maintain a connection and establish a relationship between volunteers and the city's homeless community, again, to try and provide them with the best resources
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also joining the mayor this morning was homeland -- i should say, secretary of housing an urban development julian castro. he was along with the mayor. he said that today president obama will be proposing an $11 billion spending plan to help get homeless families off the streets, and new york city will be receiving some of that money. we're live in midtown, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, dray, thank you. closing arguments begin today in the manslaughter trial of a new york cop who shot and killed an unarmed innocent man. an emotional peter lange took the witness stand in his own defense and broke down as he described the night he shot and killed akai girly in a dark stairwell of a housing project in east new york. lange also claim he was startled and accidentally fire his gun. prosecutors say he acted recklessly. well, this morning we have new video of a second person wanted for the brutal beating and robbery of a cab driver.
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two people accused of attacking saturday. police say the men were passengers in rahman's cab. they're accused of hitting him in the face with a champagne bottle and stealing his jacket. rahman suffer a fractured jaw and required 12 stitches. a man was arrested sunday morning in the attack. the search is on for a man who raped a woman in a bronx stairwell. take a look at this surveillance video released overnight. police say this man followed a woman into an elevator inside a last friday. that's where he attacked her, robbed her, and then taking her into the stairwell where he is accused of sexually assaulting her. the victim is being treated at the hospital. 4:37. a teenager was randomly slashed queens. >> it's a bizarre story, and learning more about the incident. east elmhurst. >> i'm going to be paranoid for a while. >>reporter: vanessa etchberry
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shoulder for a long time to come. she's nursing a deep gash in her thigh after a random attack when she walked to her car. >> someone was jogging past me, but when they got close to me, i felt a sharp pain on my leg and they started sprinting past, and then that's when i saw the blood. >>reporter: east elmhurst may not be quiet in the literal sense, but if you can bear the noise from round-the-clock landingsality laguardia, people here say it's usually pretty peaceful. this weekend's attack, though, has rattled long-time residents like -- resident like vanessa. top officials say it's likely an isolated incident, but without knowing about the suspect, they can't do it without help from the public. vanessa can't believe it happened to her. >> it's a very safe, very calm place. you don't normally see any of this happen around here. >>reporter: police say this doesn't fit any patterns of slashings that they know of and because no words were spoken during this encounter, they
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if you know anything about this case, you're asked to call the nypd. in east elmhurst queens, josh einiger, channel 7 eyewitness news diswhrvment thank you, josh. 4:39. police have released surveillance video of a suspected sexual predator loose on the upper east side of manhattan. take a look at this video, it was recorded inside a store shortly after the attack. police say a man grabbed a woman from behind on east 94th street, threw her to the ground and then assaulted her. he also stole her cash. the polls are open for the nation's first presidential primary in new hampshire. in tiny dixville noj, they vote at midnight. bernie sanders won all four democratic votes and ohio governor john kasich sneaked past donald trump 3-2 among republicans. the tiny town near the canadian border has a record of correctly predicting the eventual republican nominee in every election since 1998.
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clinton has been fight ago double-digit lead by sanders rs r, something that seemed impossible a few months ago. >> we were 30 points behind, but i think we're going to do just fine tomorrow. >> i will get up everyday and do all that i can to make a real difference for you, your families and our country. >> well, donald trump is expected to win the gop vote, but there's a fierce fight to come in second, and with 44% of voters undecided going into primary, it is anyone's game. dave evans is in new hampshire today reporting throughout the day and the night, and we'll have results and reaction tonight at 11:00. time is 4:40. and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast >> here's a look outside this morning. we've gotta get that little kind of cloudy, kind of little hazy look there this morning, and we have a win that's out of the northeast today, and we have cloudy skies, and we're going to be seeing a little flurry or two around.
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screen some school delays that are still around around, particularly on the east end of long island and connecticut. 28 degrees to start your day, a chilly morning. in the suburbs it's in the low 20s. these are a few flurries that have been working their way northward. the bigger picture of this is this is a giant upper level low, we call it a trough. it's called a norland trough, if you'd like to know exactly what that is. what it means is we'll have flurries on and off today, intermittent snow, 30, 34 by this afternoon. then the snow gets heavier tonight and we could have an inch or two it of snow around this evening, higher in jersey. we'll talk about that next. hepter has already hit the ground running this morning. >>reporter: yes. you see this right here, you see this tractor-trailer? this tractor-trailer is cause ago little bit of trouble for brooklyn commuters. let's go right over to our maps, and the bqe northeast, the ramp to the brooklyn bridge is closed because of that unauthorized tractor-trailer. then as you head farther northeast, getting onto that ramp to the l.i.e., that ramp is subject to closure.
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trailer on the ramp, and then, of course, we have this problem in cope ago, sunrise highway east at great neck road, an accident investigation. all lanes are closed down. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit all doing okay. street cleaning rules in effect. over to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a community in virginia gathers to remember the life of the 13-year-old girl who is believed to be murdered by two virginia tech students. this morning we're learning more about the girl's troubled life. a young child wandering the streets alone, possibly for hours, hear how a local pizza delivery driver came to her rescue. beyonce is taking a stand. how the superstar plans to help
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during its water crisis. the superstar singer will partner with local united way and community programs in the city. those programs are getting water filtration equipment and also clean water to affected residents. beyonce is asking fans to be part of her campaign, hashtag good. a portion of the effort aims to help flint children with long- term needs. it's 4:45. a pizza delivery driver was on her route in staten island when she found a 3-year-old child wandering the streets, possibly for hours. while making a run thursday around 1:00 in the morning, lee anna lechung saw the girl on morning star road and marinaer's harbor. she took the child into her car, called 911 and waited for police. the child had slipped out of her house nearby. it is unclear how long she was inside. >> she was really sweet. it was so easy for me to get her into the car. like i just asked her to come over and she came. >> well, the girl total lejung that her mother went to the
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police say the mother didn't call them until 10:00 the next morning, the mother now charged with endangering the welfare of a child. it is 4:46. let's check in with meteorologist bill evans. bill. >> well, good morning, everybody. here we go. we take a look at our camera toward midtown here, right around the plaza hotel, 9th street looking good here. just some low clouz, there have been some flurries around this morning. that's really what we'll see all day long, a shot at a flurry or two. we look down the beach at asbury park where they just party on right there. i absolutely love it. here's what's going on this morning. we look down toward point pleasant. we have a nice morning that's kind of calm. we don't have that wind like we had yesterday. we do start out with a couple of flurries, but a light northeast wind this morning as opposed to all that wind we had yesterday, piling up the water, creating that flooding. now, we do have a new moon, we do have a high tide this morning, and we got a low pressure out there, 29.71, the air very unstable. so there could be the coastal flooding again this morning. i don't think it's the severity
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yesterday was 39, normal is 40. we were right at that. we'll be a little colder than that today. record high is 63 back in '90. we set a lot of record highs back in 1990. but if i am not -- if i am correct, this is the coldest morning ever in the history of new york city. this is the day. it's 15 just tweet me if i'm wrong. i didn't have time to look it up, but i think that is the recordest coldest morning in central park. so we're looking at one to two inches of snow coming in tonight, maybe, you know, more so for the overnight hours. and i think, you know, we're going to have this batch of snow that comes in tonight that's going to be heaviest. so 27 northward towards massapequa, 19 hauppauge, 19 plel, 30, 32 down the shore. it's a cold morning, but the temperatures are pretty close to where they should be for this hour of the day. we still have this northeast wind coming in which comes into the shore. so you'll see we have single digits except for bridgeport at 10 miles per hour.
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this morning, jfk feels like 17. staten island 27, 10 poord monticello, 25 toward poughkeepsie. so we have a winter weather advisory posted now for much of the area until noon tomorrow. that's with this snow coming in tonight. the weather also -- we still have this flood issue around with that northeast wind coming in, so at the time of high tide there could be some minor koaferl flooding during that high tide -- minor coastal flooding during that high tide cycle this morning. snow showers will be off and cloud cover and kind of chilly. it'll come up, go into some snow showers. this big low pressure system will swing in batch of snow in this evening and tonight which could be heavier to the south. so you see this afternoon from the temperatures it's 31 to 34. tonight there comes this batch of snow we're talking about overnight tonight that could be heavy, particularly in southern new jersey. we'll have some snow showers for tomorrow morning. all right. so we're going to be windy and colder. it's going to be blustery and cold tonight. we'll have a coating to an inch, maybe higher to our
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be looking at some snow showers for tomorrow. still brisk and chilly. your accuweather seven-day forecast, here we go, we've got some snow showers on thursday, we've got cold air pouring in here thursday night and friday and saturday. look at the lows saturday night, 7 degrees. >> whoa! >> and that mean with a little wind it's going to feel much colder. but look at that, 19 on sunday -- >> i'm sorry, what? >> can you hear him? >> well, i have 26 personalities in my head. >> all right, sybil. >> i couldn't figure out what number it was that was talking to me. >> >>reporter: maybe it was number 7. track work service suspended between 34th street and queensboro plaza, 6 train track work is still with us. no service between 123rd street and 36th avenue. no service between chambers and broad. this should all be taken care of in a couple of minutes. our street cleaning rules are in effect. lori, over to you. >> all right, heather, thank you.
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have been killed by two virginia tech students was remembered last night during a candlelight vigil not far from her home. nicole lovelle was a bubbly girl who survive a lifetime of health problems and then endured bullying in school over her surgery scars. police say nicole was kimedded and killed by david eisenhower and natalie keepers after she threatened to reveal her eisenhower. well, nearly five years after being quitted in -- acquitted in the death of her daughter, it appears that casey anthony is setting out on a new business venture. paperwork has been filed for a new photography business in west palm beach under anthony's name. also on the paperwork, the investigator who worked on anthony's behalf when she was accused of murdering her 2-year- old daughter cayleigh. the paperwork was filed last year, but so far the business has not been established. it's 4:51. buffalo bills running back lashawn mccoy is under investigation following a fight
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the brawl over a bottle of champagne erupted early sunday morning at the recess nightclub. off-duty officers tangled with a group that included mccoy and one officer was beaten by four suspects. he was treated for a possible skull fracture while a second officer suffered broken ribs. another officer and security guard broke up that fight. well, a new football coach at a miami high school is making history. the coach is the first-ever woman to be named the head coach of a high school football team in florida. brunson is a fhys-ed teacher at the school and played for a woman's independent football league. she was already coaching the school's flag football team when the head coach position opened up. >> after the head coach stepped down, i kind of, like, took a look and i cannot do it and today it's true. >> there you g. brunson is used
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her as she makes history. she's also featured on the reality show "south beach." it is 4:52. coming up on eyewitness news this morning, dramatic video this morning of a gunman firing into a deli sending people scrambling for their lives. this morning police need help in tracking that shooter down. also ahead, the mysterious death of an 81-year-old woman in jersey city. now we're learning information
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the white house is movin' and shakin' in honor of black history month. the first lady invited young dancers from d.c. schools to perform with dance icons and actress debbie allen. the event celebrated the contributions of african- american women to the world of dance. also the first lady took a moment to give the young dancers advice to shape their own futures. >> being a good person, not being late, showing up on time and being prepared because ultimately that's how we break down barriers, that's how we move this country forward. we fight for the opportunity to
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>> well, this year the white house celebrating black history month with the theme honoring the past while celebrating the present. seven years of living african- american history. >> wow! they're good. 15 minutes early, you're on time. >> there you go. wow! i gotta learn that. >> i do too. i do too. >> i have not been on time for a long time. 4:56. and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. here's bill with the accuweather forecast. >> right here for -- i'll write it for you, ken. i won't write it for you, ken. i won't write anything, as a matter of fact. i don't know. the board is 15 minutes late and the board is going to be in big trouble. all right. 15 minutes right there. there you go. now the board is on time. we're in great shape here. here's what's happening this morning. we have clear to partly cloudy skies. we're going to be looking at what will be a few flurries today. we're also going to be looking at some cold numbers. the flurries have kind of pushed off to the north here, so we really don't have to worry about a whole lot of that. we're looking at temperatures
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freezing mark today as we get going, but there'll be some snow showers. weather and traffic together ever seven minutes. how's it going, heather? >>reporter: the goethals bridge behind me, a lot of brake lights. i'll tell you what's going on here. goethals bridge inbound, an incident, tractor-trailer incident unauthorized tractor- trailer the bqe to the bridge. ken and lori, over to you. frightening video this morning of a man hoping fire into a store in harlem. we have surveillance video of the men breaking into the bodega last month as the workers and customers ducked for cover. nobody got hurt. police are hoping somebody will recognize the shooter in the video. we're following breaking news as we close in on 5:00. three people were hurt after an out-of-control pickup truck slammed into a pole in suffolk county. our reporter has just arrived
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breaking right now at 5:00 a.m., new video just coming in from the scene of a horrific crash on long island. three people were ejected. we'll have the first live reports from the scene. it is decision day in the first presidential primary of the year and the votes have already started to come in. road cam 7 is patrolling the streets and highways this morning as we monitor slick road conditions for the morning commute. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us, i'm ken rosato. it is tuesday, february 9th. we have several school delays this morning due to weather conditions. you'll real estate find them scrolling -- you'll find them scrolling along the bottom of the screen during the newscast as well as at nbc7ny. >> and you're never more than
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and traffic and bill evans. >> this morning we have cloudy skies, a bit on the chilly side. we have a few flurries that are arn, a few snow showers. that's what you'll have to contend with today. 27 degrees the temperature at 5:00 a.m. 30 long branch, 28 sayreville. 19 monticello, 24 poughkeepsie to bridgeport and 25 on long island. winter weather advisory posted until noon tomorrow, that's because some snow coming in tonight around the high tide cycle this morning we have a flood warning south shore of long island and that's middlesex, monmouth, ocean county, new jersey. just keep you aware there might be with that new moon and the tide a little bit of some flooding abhave push ond to the north. today at any time we could get a flurry or snow shower. not a big accumulation, just watch out for slick spots. temperatures in the mi 30s. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. already very busy in the traffic center. >>reporter: thankfully not so busy as far as mass transit is concerned. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit, they're doing just fine. we had all that track work
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is running on or close to schedule at this point. we still have a disabled tractor-trailer goethals bridge new jersey bound, so delays there as a result. bqe northeast, that ramp to the brooklyn bridge unauthorized tractor-trailer. then as you head farther north up the bqe going northeast, the ramp to the l.i.e. is subject to closure. this is a separated tractor- trailer on that ramp. going to copage, sunrise highway east at great neck road an accident, all lanes closed down. mallory hoff is headed to the scene of that. and we have our street cleaning rules in effect. lori, over to you. >> all right, heather, thank you. breaking news on long island. three people were ejected from a pickup truck that slammed into a pole in suffolk county. eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff is live in copage with more for us. mallory. >>reporter: lori, good morning. an i do want to get you straight to the scene right now. as you can see suffolk county police have blocked off this area eastbound sunrise highway is shut down right now.
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i do want to show you some video of how the scene looked immediately following this accident. at 3:01 this morning, we're told suffolk police received a call for a vehicle swerving and driving erratically. police arrived at the scene and first down a pickup truck crashed into that pole. it appears according to police that the truck struck the center divider and went across the eastbound lanes before crashing. the fire chief on scene says fire crews found three people in the street when they arrived. one of those victims was struck by a car after he was ejected from the pickup truck. that person, we're told, was taken by helicopter to stoneybrook university hospital, the other two victims were taken to good samaritan hospital. now, back out here live, as you can see right now the road does remain blocked off. this as investigators try to determine exactly what happened here in the moments before 3:00 this morning. for now we've live in suffolk county, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> mallory, thank you. 5:04.
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germany where at least four people have been killed, 150 hurt when two passenger trains collided head on. the crash involved two regional of munich. this is new video coming in from the scene showing the damage. helicopters are swooping in to speed up the evacuation of the injured. there are reports of passengers still trapped in all the wreckage. at least one train derailed several of its cars overturned. dozens of passengers who were not injured in a frightening bus crash in connecticut are back home this morning. the bus was heading to the mohegan sun casino yesterday when it overturned on a snowy i- 75 in madison, connecticut. about 30 of the 70 people were hurt, none seriously, though. the northbound lanes were closed until the bus could be moved. 5:04. we're learning more about the death of an 81-year-old woman in jersey city. investigators have ruled her death a homicide, saying it
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to death inside her home. the body was found sun morning after church friends became worried when she did not show up for mass. no arrests have been made. in other news this morning, a group of thieves very fond of fur and police want them behind bars. police say that at least four people are involved in the thefts which started back in october. two suspects were caught on video. the pattern is to distract the clerk and then walk out with a hidden item. well, the crooks have gotten away with a cape, fur blankets and several fur coats. give police a call if you recognize them. time is 5:05. it is primary day in new hampshire and this morning the first votes are already in. ohio governor john kasich and vermont senator bernie sanders got an early boost this morning. they won the vote in dixville notch, that is the new hampshire hamlet of the first vote of the first-in-the-nation primary.
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>>reporter: good morning, ken. yes, all eyes are on new hampshire today. overnight some candidates were in reflection mode, while others were on the attack. it's finally here, new hampshire primary day. >> i want this job because i love this country. >> i need your vote. >> at this point it's all about turnout. >>reporter: call it a presidential candidate full court press in the granite state, one campaign event after another, even during a snowstorm. >>reporter: bernie sanders' supporters feeling the burn at a late night concert. >> create what i call the political revolution. >> unbelievable. unbelievable! [ cheers and applause ] >>reporter: overnight gop frontrunner donald trump was eager for a win. >> i don't care what happens, no matter what, this has been the most amazing experience of my life, and you people have made it that way. >>reporter: trump calling his final rally before the primary a love fest, but there was no love between the candidates on
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the attacks kept coming. >> donald trump organizes his campaign around disparaging people. >> i think being a progressive means you want to make real progress. the last thing we need is promises that can't be met. >>reporter: this morning three small precincts in new hampshire cast their ballots. the historic dixville notch was the first to hope the polls to its nine vote -- open its polls to nine voters. hillary clinton beating sanders and a three-way tie between trump, john kasich and ted cruz. >> i think people want to know authenticity today more than they ever have. >>reporter: the polls have been up and down, but trump and sanders have kept consistent leads here in the state of new hampshire. the candidates have already startd to turn their attention to next weekend's south carolina primary. reporting live here in manchester, new hampshire this morning, kenneth moten, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> kenneth, thank you. just when you thought some candidates might be getting out of the race, there's a new one close to jumping in.
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says he is now indeed thinking of running for president. bloomberg says he's looking at all the options. he says the current crop of candidates and their messages add up to an outrage and an insult to voters. eyewitness news political reporter dave evans reports later today on eyewitness news. be sure to follow dave on twitter@daveevansabc7. 5:08. and canada's prime minister justin trudeau says he's ready to put an end to his country's airstrikes against isis. trudeau says people are terrorized by isis everyday need help, not vengeance. trudeau also says he wants canadian forces to train local forces to fight isis and keep his own military on a non- combat mission, putting an end to the airstrike ss one of trudeau's campaign promises. it's 5:08. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> cloudy skies, flurries, low clouds right at the top of one world trade, you're looking south there.
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like pawlding, in dutchess county, wappingerrer's a is showing a two-hour delay there. that's so everybody can get i just saw a salt and sand truck go through the intersection here in our little neighborhood at west 66th street and columbus avenue on manhattan's beautiful upper west side. it's 27 degrees. you might have some slick spots on roadways, that sort of thing. you see up toward dutchess county there were some flurries that were popping up. then you see another batch of snow to our south. that will come up with some flurries today. this gigantic low pressure system is creating snow showers all over the northeastern and great lakes. it will give us that today and at times this evening there could be everyday periods of snow that will be heavier. so today flurries, 32, 34, periods of snow showers. tonight the snow gets heavier and can accumulate overnight and tomorrow morning. boots, warm coat, hat, all that kind of stuff, kiddos. after school some flurries around, some snow showers, temperature 34 degrees. weather and traffic together
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roadways this morning. what's going on now? >>reporter: we have a lot of tractor-trailer incidents. right here you can see the goethals bridge behind me. you can see the traffic is bumper to bumper and this is heading over into we'll head to the maps and tell goethals bridge jersey bound trailer. and then as you go onto the bqe northeast, the ramp to the brooklyn bridge, that's an unauthorized tractor-trailer. and then farther northeast as you go to the l.i.e., that ramp is closed down. so this is because of a separated tractor-trailer. long island rl, metro north, new jersey transit doing just fine. subway service is running on or close to schedule, all that earlier track work has been taken care of. mallory hoff was just talking this accident on sunrise highway and copiage eastbound side near great neck road. all lanes are closed down. ongoing investigation as a result. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. ken and lori, over to you. >> all right, heather, thank you. it's 5:10. and still ahead on eyewitness
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more, you may want to consider some death wish coffee. since it landed a spot on the super bowl broadcast, it's become known worldwide. smalltown business started in a basement and now it's grown to 13 people who are behind the mastermind behind some of the world's strongest and now most- in-demand coffee beans. >> it was kind of insane, like phones ringing off the hook, you know, people making orders, talking about how they've never heard about the company and they're really excited to try it. >> death wish coffee is getting calls from japan, australia, the u.k., canada and just about every one of the 50 states. they say it's also a little bit overwhelming and it's still very hard to believe they made it this far. >> you know, meteorologist bill evans has been referring to our coffee cart's coffee as death wish coffee for 25 years. >> but that's not because of the jolt. >> that's because it's a true death wish. i shouldn't say that.
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now for 20 years, right? >> it's good. >> look how young and youthful i look. very olympic from drinking their coffee. i had the real death wish coffee. it will jack you up. it really will. here's what's going on. we will look down the east over here this morning. that's one world trade. got a little bit of a hazy look this morning, the reason being is that we got a few flurries around temperature 27, humidity is at eight. yesterday those winds were at 30 miles an hour, so they've calmed down because the storm that was in the atlantic has pushed on out into the north atlantic, and now we still see the pressure falling, though, 29.67. so it'll abbreezey day and we'll have this atmosphere unstable. yesterday's high was 39 which is right at our normal and we're going to be looking at temperatures today that are going to be below normal. snow showers through tomorrow could bring a coating, but it looks like we're going to have one to three inches of snow that's going to be coming in between tonight and tomorrow and we're going to have a cold
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25 in smithtown to brookhaven. 29 in oyster bay. 24 in bridgeport, 29 in monticello. so you add a little light wind, it's just a few degrees colder here. we do have this winter weather advisory. that means for snow showers, cold weather. you know, usually an advisory means light snow amounts and a few inches. that's what we'll have coming through tonight and that lasts until noon tomorrow. coastal flood warning is in effect for this morning's high tide cycles, south shore of long island and jersey shore. some big old coastal flooding yesterday, you know, with the northeast wind and a new moon and, of course, the tide cycle. off to the north those flurries that we're talking about, nothing really going on right now. but another batch to our south poised to come up around this giant upper level low which is like a giant ferris wheel and it'll spin up some snow showers, in particular a heavy batch later on this evening. so as we go into the day, we get to 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 this afternoon, that batch of snow we're talking is just poised off to our west, temperatures in the mid-30s. here comes that batch for this
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through the morning commute tomorrow. so that is what we'll be keeping our eye on. and then we'll still be seeing temperatures in the mid-30s. after school today, kiddoes, the snow showers, chilly, 34, make sure you dress warmly. i think farther to the south between tonight and tomorrow morning you get a heavy batch in here through gloucester county, middlesex, monmouth, ocean county where you could get three to six inches of snow. snow showers, slick spots this morning, blustery and cold tonight, snow showers, one to two inchts, heavier off to the south. and then we got cloudy skies and flurries tomorrow. the temperatures going to be right around 40. your accuweather seven-day forecast, we've got those flurries on thursday, and then friday, well, katie bar the door because the cold air is coming down out of the arctic for the weekend, coldest weekend so far of the winter is this weekend. real feels in the single digits this weekend. >> is this p.v. weather, polar vortex?
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i had to get the reaction. sorry. well, let's check in with heather. >>reporter: you won't have any bad reactions as you go to catch long island railroad, metro north or new jersey transit. everything is running on or close to schedule. we're good there, no bad reactions, all positive. subways running on or close to schedule and if you are going to the goethals bridge into jersey, we have that disabled tractor-trailer still with us, so it's bumper to bumper. bqe northeast, ramp to the brooklyn bridge heading into manhattan, we have an unauthorized tractor-trailer. and then as you go farther north on the bqe, northeast, that ramp to the l.i.e. subject to closure, separated tractor-trailer on the ramp. check out that delay as you come northbound on the bqe, northeast getting into that spot. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. ken, lori, over to you. >> all right, heather, thank you. 5:18. and a new consumer alert for drivers this morning. why honda is recalling one of its best sellers. we have a new video this morning of an active volcano
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5:21. new video out of mexico shows an active volcano spewing ash more than a mile into the air. that volcano erupted yesterday morning, forcing a nearby airport to shut down for two hours while workers cleared ash from the runways. it's one of the most active volcanos in mexico and is located about 430 miles west of mexico city. >> wow! it is 5:22. an you're never more than seven
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meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> all right. this morning, as we take a look outside, cloudy skies right at the tops of the buildings. we're going to be looking at temperatures in the 20s now, low 20s. we're looking at temperatures 19 monticello, 29 around newark, east to a northeast wind coming in, but it's not as severe as yesterday. so the wind chills are in the teens and low 20s to start the day. if you're taking the ferry over from staten island, you got a little northeast wind that will be coming right in as you're taking the ferry over today and from jersey city. be aware of that. if you're taking the ferry over from bridgeport here, you'll see the winds northeast at about eight back and forth there from bridgeport today. it's weather and traffic together every seven minutes. heather has been very busy this morning. >>reporter: yeah, lots of tractor-trailer incidents. this one right here on the bqe. and we're going to take a look at our maps and i'll tell you what's happening there. the bqe northeast ramp to the brooklyn bridge, unauthorized tractor-trailer. then you also have the bqe northeast ramp to the l.i.e. subject to closure, separated
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long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit doing just fine. subway service is running on or close to schedule, and that earlier disabled truck goethals bridge to new jersey, that has been cleared. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. ken and lori, over to you. >> all right, heather, thank you so much. 5:23. and we are monitoring slick road conditions across the tri- state. road cam 7 is patrolling the streets and the highways this morning. this is a live look from route 59 in chestnut ridge in rockland county. and we are less than a week away from valentine's day. are you ready? wait until you hear how much
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on the money this morning, a dramatic drop in the asian markets >> japan's nikkei average plunged nearly 5 1/2%. hong kong's hang seng index sup a fraction. on wall street the dow starts the day down 177 points, 16,027. nasdaq and s&p 500 also begin more than 1% down. right now futures are pointing to a lower open. it's kind of sad having to say that over and over again >> say tg a lot, yeah. honda is recalling tens of thousands of brand new cars.
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ies gibson have this morning's headlines. >>reporter: good morning. topping america's money, a new rrl for honda. >> honda is recalls 45,000 of civics equipped with 4-cylinder engines. an improperly installed or missing clip could cause engines to catch on fire >> there are now more registered drone operators in the u.s. than there are registered planes. >> faa operators say drone operators number about 325,000. that's more than the registered aircraft. drone operation started before christmas. and a healthy report about spending your valentine's day. it says that on average we'll spend nearly $147 each according to one study >> a record total of $19.7 billion collectively will be spent on the occasion. valentine's day is on sunday. >> i'm happy to have this conversational heart. >> yeah. tell your husband. >> and that's america's money. well, a new instagram account gives barbie a new look
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who wanted to see the doll like herself. nigerian medical student created the hashab-wearing barbie, known as ha-barbie. she says that the look is a modest style meant to appeal to muslim girls around the world. the account has more than 20,000 followers. 5:28. coming up in our next half hour, we're working with police on long island for updates on the crash that ejected three people from a pickup truck. we're going to have a live update next. also we're watching the slick road conditions this morning as we prepare for yet another round of snow tonight. meteorologist bill evans will with advil, you'll ask what backache? what sore wrist? what headache? what bad shoulder? advil makes pain a distant memory. nothing works faster stronger or longer than advil
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breaking overseas, and two trains collide head on. we've just learned the death toll is rising as new video is coming in. road cam 7 watching for slick spots on the morning commute. we're tracking more snow moving in later tonight. we have a live look at the garden state parkway in bergen county. good morning. i'm ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. thanks for starting your morning with us. it's tuesday, we have several school delays this morning due to the weather conditions. you can find them scrolling along the bottom of the screen throughout the newscast as well as at abc7ny. and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans has your exclusive accuweather forecast >> here we go. we take a look outside this morning, and this is our camera in astoria looking south here down the east river. i don't know, but there is some serious, serious steam coming out of this building. i'll show you. right there, little red line right there. see that steam coming out there? that is some serious -- somebody building some serious heat in that building. you don't have to worry about being cold today.
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temperatures of 27 exwreas, we got a little -- 27 degrees, a little northeast wind here. 27, 28 around the five boroughs. 19 monticello, 19 around montauk, 30 down the shore. we're looking at a winter weather advisory for a few inches of snow this evening and tonight. that will last until noon tomorrow. glad warning for this morning's high tide cycle. south shore of long island, jersey shore with that northeast wind. so we're looking at snow showers, 34 by noontime, periods of snow heavy this evening and tonight. we could have some accumulating snow tonight and that would be for the commute tomorrow morning. we'll talk about that next. weather then heather ever seven minutes. how are you doing? >>reporter: i'm doing all right. subway service running on or close to schedule, metro north, long island railroad, new jersey transit trains, they're all doing just fine. if you are going ontot bqe, you're heading northeast, that ramp to the brooklyn bridge heading into manhattan, we have an unauthorized tractor- trailer. in addition to that, you do have a couple of lanes closed down on the brooklyn bridge. manhattan bridge doing just fine. then on the bqe going northeast, the ramp to the l.i.e.
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that's where we have a separated tractor-trailer, still out there, still trying to get that cleared away. in copiage, sunrise highway east at great neck road, an accident. all lanes are close down. mallory hoff is on the scene and will give us more information on that coming up. fdr drive, you still have some construction south down to the 190s and, again, 70s down into the 60s. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. lori and ken, over to you. >> okay, heather, thank you. it's 5:32. police are investigating a report of an out-of-control truck and at the time they make a horrific discovery >> that's right. three people were ejected from the truck just after 3:00 this morning on sunrise highway and great neck road. eyewitness news reporter mallory hoff is live now in copiage in suffolk county. mallory. >>reporter: good morning, lori, ken. i do want to get you straight to the scene right now. as you can see the road here is blocked off, and that pickup truck, well, it's sitting exactly where it came to a stop this morning. take a look at this video. this is how the scene looked following the crash just after
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suffolk police got a call about a vehicle swerving and driving erratically. police arrived on sunrise highway near great neck road. that's where they found a pickup truck that had crashed into a pole. police say it appears the truck struck the center divide and then went across the eastbound lanes before crashing into the pole. the fire chief on scene says when crews arrived, they found three people on the road, the chief says one of the victims was hit by a car after being ejected from that pickup. that person was taken by helicopter to stoneybrook hospital. the other two victims were taken to good samaritan hospital. at this hour still no word on their conditions. and as you can tell, the road remains blocked off this morning, that as more and more investigators appear to be arriving here on the scene, trying to figure out exactly what led up to this accident around 3:00 this morning. live in suffolk county, mallory hoff, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> mallory, thank you. we have new details now on a breaking story in germany.
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confirmed dead after two trains collide head on. the crash involving two regional trains in bavaia, about 40 miles outside of meun irk. take a look at the scene. the force of this crash destroyed at least one train car. helicopters are flying in to speed up the evacuation of the injured. at least 150 people were hurt and also one train derailed and several of its cars overturned. 5:34. new this morning, the search is on for the man who raped a woman in a bronx stairwell. take a look at this surveillance video overnight. it was released. police say this man followed a woman into an elevator inside a building in university heights last friday. that's where he attacked her, robbing her, taking her into a stairwell where he's accused of sexually assaulting her. the victim is being treated at the hospital. well, a sexual predator also on the loose on the upper east side of manhattan. the nypd releasing this video of the suspect from inside a store. it was recorded february 6th,
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police say he grab the woman from behind on east 94th street, threw her to the ground an then assaulted her. he also stole her cash. if you have any information on this, you are asked to call police. this morning we have new video of a second person police want for the brutal beating and robbery of a cab driver. now, take a look at this surveillance video. police say this man is one of two people accused of attacking a driver atour rockman just before midnight on saturday. police say the men were passengers in rockman's cab. they're accused of hitting him in the face with a champagne bottle and then stealing his jacket. rockman suffered a fractured jaw and required 12 stitches. a 16-year-old was arrested sunday morning in the attack. also police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found between two homes. the discovery was made just before 10:00 last night on south 20th street. investigators say the woman appears to have been in her 30s and her death is considered suspicious. closing arguments are
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manslaughter trial of an nypd officer who shot and killed an unarmed young man. peter leeange got emotional when he took the witness stand in his own defense yesterday. he broke down as he described the night he shot and killed 28- year-old kye girly in a dark stairwell of a housing project in east new york, brooklyn. leange claims he was startled and accidentally fired his gun. prosecutors say he acted recklessly. time is 5:36. thousands of volunteers spent the night fanned out across the five boroughs in the one-night count of homeless people on the street. the hope count is getting extra attention this year due to an increase in homelessness. mayor de blasio sent out this tweet, each person we count had their own path to the streets and each should have their own path away from it. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live in midtown. dray. >>reporter: good morning, ken. the annual hope count concluded at around 4:00 this morning. the count has been happening since 2003. and according to his staff,
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new york city mayor to actually get out on the streets on the night of the event and actively engage homeless people for the annual hope count. now, here is a picture of mayor de blasio talking to one of the members of the homeless community here on west 31st street in midtown. about 3,500 volunteers spread out across the city to count the city's unsheltered homeless population. last year the count was 3,182 and the number is expected to be higher this year. certainly in recent months the city's homeless population has been getting a lot of attention. now, some homeless support groups say they don't believe that the annual hope count is a true and real representation of the city's homeless population because not everyone who is homeless is on the streets, especially on mornings when it's freezing cold like we have this morning. so the mayor launched his homestead homeless outreach program and essentially workers
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block, stretch frg canal street to 145th street to look for homeless individuals in those homeless hot spots. the idea is to make sure those men and women have the resources and necessities they need like medical attention if necessary, services they might otherwise go without. >> we want to constantly not just count how many homeless are on the streets, but literally be able to have a profile of each individual and what they need. it's a whole different kind of concept. we're going to engage each person on the street, every person, we want to know their name, their history, what their needs are and keep coming back in whatever language they speak until we find a way to get them off the streets. >>reporter: and volunteers used these green questionnaires as they engage and approach the homeless men and women on the street, again, to take down notes on their gender, their age and whether or not they're a veteran and what resources and attention they might need as they choose some of them to sleep here on the street. the idea is to keep a database,
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individuals might be on a day- to-day basis. also back here live here on west 31st street where there are about a dozen or so people sleeping on the sidewalk behind me, h.u.d. secretary julian castro also joined the mayor on this annual hope count and he says that today mayor -- or i should say, president obama will be proposing an $11 billion spending plan that will be carry out over 10 years to help get homeless families off the street and new york city could be receiving some of that money. we're live in midtown, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right, dray, thank you. all right. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans. >> well, our camera right here at 4 times square looking south showing us these low clouds right at the tops of the buildings at the bottom of the screen, the school delays this morning that are around, just some of that snow overnight that's kind of made the roadways a little slippery for the staff and teachers to get in. so today we're going to be looking at that too, a few more flurries in and around.
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jersey shore here and we've got cloudy skies down the jersey shore as well, and the temperatures this morning are right around 27 degrees. so as we go into the morning, we'll be looking at a temperature kind of chilly. we've got some snow showers that have pushed off to north and we're looking off to the west where there is this giant upper level low that will swing through a snow shower or two today and maybe a larger batch tonight. snow showers off and on, not really accumulating, but makes for some slick spots maybe this morning. by afternoon we're at 34 with a few flurries. heavier snow comes in tonight. at the bus stop, kiddos, well, there'll be those flurries after school, it'll be chilly. dress warmly. be sure to check out the snow princesses at the bus stop. the snow warlock right there. watch out for him too. >>reporter: that's right. >> heather says there's an accident on the bqe near the brooklyn bridge. >>reporter: yeah. so this is the bqe as you go onto the northbound side. you can see all of this activity right over here and the lights as well. so let's head over to our maps. we'll tell you what's going on here.
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brooklyn bridge, it's an unauthorized tractor-trailer. so once you get onto the brooklyn bridge, you fight your way nawn onto the bridge, inbound we have two lanes closed down, that is because of construction. as you travel northeast on the bqe and you're trying to get to the l.i.e., that ramp is subject to closure. we have a separated tractor- trailer on the ramp. subway service is running on or close to schedule. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. ken and lori, over to you. >> all right, heather, thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a teenager in queens is slashed out of no where and now she's telling us about her frightening experience. and, remember, you can track weather on the go with our free accutrack weather
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5:44. welcome back. in queens police are searching
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teenaged girl on her leg. 19-year-old vanessa etchevati was walking to her car early sunday morning on 25th avenue in east el mhurst when she saw someone jog toward her. when that person went away, she felt a sharp pain on her leg and noticed some blood. the teenager says this kind of violence is unusual in her neighborhood >> that's why i was shock. tweas a very safe place, it's a very calm place. you don't really see any of this happen around here. i'm going to be paranoid for a while. >> she was not able to get a good look at the person who slash her, but was able to tell police that the attacker had a gray hooded jacket. they had the most -- i the most magical afternoon at n.j. pack with disney musicals and some super talented young people. i hosted the event with allows disney musicals in schools. some 170 kids participated. they look so cute. n.j. pack is one out of five performing arts centers in the country select bid disney to
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they then pick five public elementary schools in newark. the $100,000 grant allows schools a production license which can be very costly. and the kids, they make the set, they make the costumes >> wow! >> it literally opens up a whole new world to them, speaking of our song, and, of course, disney is the parent company of wabc-tv. >> i was wondering if you were going to start singing. >> thinking about it. >> that is great. >> that is so special. and these kids and their parents and grandparents, everyone was so enthusiastic. >> that is awesome. good for you. and what did meteorologist bill evans do while you were busy doing that yesterday? nothing. just sayin'. [ laughter ] >> no. he was busy forecasting the weather for the millions. >> here we go. we'll take a look at the camera from the roof of the chrysler building toward roosevelt island, all the way out to flushing bay. we got cloudy skies, some flurries around. so for the afternoon we're going to be looking in the way of more flurries popping up.
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humidity 78%, the temperature 27. we got a northeast wind at five. so the wind is not as harsh as yesterday, the 30 mile per hour gusts. temperatures near 40. we'll be below that today. and we're looking at what's going to be some snow showers off and on today and we're going to be seeing that might actually get heavier tonight with one to three inches of snow, more to our south and west. and so this snow is kind of wrapping itself around a rather large upper level low that will continue to swing through the area. and so this upper level low you see is going to bring a batch of snow this evening and tonight. and that will continue moving our way. and then this weekend it is going to get quite cold as we get into saturday and sunday, 22 the high saturday with some snow overnight friday and saturday morning, and 19 the high on sunday. bitter cold weekend, the coldest so far. 26 in copiage, 19 around monticello, 24 poughkeepsie. winds are out of the northeast
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eight down around the jersey shore. 17 is the temperature at laguardia, 18 long island, 26 around the bronx and up to our north we are seeing some chilly numbers. 14 the real feel in white plains. winter weather advisory for a few inches of snow tonight overnight and until noon tomorrow as that winter weather advisory, so that could make the roadways slippery. we have a coastal flood warning this morning for high tide, time. now. this is the radar minus the clouds. we do have cloudy skies. just want to show you where the snow is occurring. you see it's in broang patches here that will swing through today and give us some slick spots this morning with a few snow showers, but tonight we have about one to two inches, maybe three inches of snow from the city northward, then heavier in southern new jersey, maybe even four, five, six inches of snow around south jersey. a few flurries, cloudy skies tomorrow, temperature near 40. here's your accuweather seven- day forecast, 32 on thursday, 29, brisk and colder on friday.
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19 for the high on saturday, 22 on monday, 20 degrees on monday, lows at night around the 20s to the teens and the single digits, 7 the low saturday night. so get ready for that. i mean, when i say get ready for that, i mean, make sure that the furnace and the gas heaters, space heaters, electric heaters, all that is working fine. check it out because it's going to really get some wear and tear on it this weekend >> okay. thank you, bill. how about the roads, are they getting some wear and tear? >>reporter: yes, they are, especially the bqe. as you look behind me, the bqe is bumper to bumper and this lasts up into the area of the l.i.e. where we have this problem involving this tractor-trailer right here. so we'll head over to our maps. i'll explain to you what's going on here. bqe northeast the ramp to the l.i.e. is subject to closure. that tractor-trailer i was showing you, the cab, it is a separated tractor-trailer on that ramp, very heavy delays gettings into that spot. mass transit is doing okay. street cleaning rules are in effect.
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>> all right, heather. still on eyewitness news this morning, the quick thinking and observant hero that noticed a little girl wandering the streets on slld. the charges the little girl's mother is now facing. and we're going to take you to the celebration honoring black history month at the
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time is 5:51. welcome back. a pizza delivery driver was on her route in staten island when she found a 3-year-old child wandering the streets, possibly for hours. while make ago run thursday around 1:00 in the morning, le anna lee chong saw the little girl on morning star road and marinaer's harbor. lee chong took the girl in her car, called 911 and waited for police.
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her house nearby. it's not clear how long she was outside. >> she was really sweet, like it was just so easy for me to get her into the car. like i just asked her to come over and she just came. >> well, the girl told lee chong her mom went to the store. police say the mother did not contact them about her missing daughter until 10:00 the next morning. the mother is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. the first family is celebrating black history month by highlighting african- american contributions to culture. yesterday that meant a lesson in dance. the first lady invited young students from the d.c. area for a workshop with iconic choreography and actress debbie allen. the workshop also include a lesson from the first lady on how the young student cans shape their own futures. 5:52. and coming up next new details on that cruise ship battered by a powerful storm. plus a live look at the aftermath of a terrible crash that sent three people flying
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you're never morch seven minutes away from weather and traffic -- more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic here on eyewitness news this morning. thanks for joining us. five minutes to 6:00. the radar is clear, we've seen a few flurries. we're going to be looking at cloudy skies, temperatures in the 20s, just up to the freezing mark, so you need all your warm gear. heather is going to talk about the bqe. >>reporter: that's right. look at this delay, this is before the williamsburg bridge. this takes you all the way up into the area of the l.i.e. where the cab of this tractor- trailer is causing some problems. let's head right over to our maps. it's the bqe northeast ramp to the eastbound l.i.e., separated tractor-trailer. that's on that ramp, so everything is subject to closure there. long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit doing okay. subway service is running on or close to schedule. in addition to that problem up by the l.i.e. of the bqe northeast ramp to the brooklyn bridge unauthorized tractor-trailer, and then the brooklyn bridge coming inbound two lanes are
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and then if you are going over here and going into copage, sunrise highway east at great neck road, an accident, all lanes are still closed down. our street cleaning rules are in in effect. lori, over to you >> heather, thank you. a florida lawmaker is calling for a federal investigation after a royal caribbean cruise ship sailed into a powerful storm. the anthem of the seas is headed back to new jersey right now. it left cape liberty on saturday for the bahamas. on sunday it endured 12 hours of hurricane force winds off the coast of the carolinas. the now-damaged cruise ship will return to bayonne tomorrow morning. and we are closing in on 6:00. we have some breaking news ahead in our next half hour. three people thrown from their truck on long island. that vehicle nearly split in half. we're going to have a live report with the chaotic scene that has a major highway now shut down. at 5:56, also ahead, new information on a seemingly
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