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who hit them was travelling nearly three times the speed limit and with a suspended license. >> tony yates is in north bourbon with the details. tony? >>reporter: good afternoon david and liz. as you can see behind me, this crowd is gathering for a vigil for the victims, supposed to start at 5:00 this afternoon. as for the investigation itself, police say that car was travelling at least 50 miles an hour over the speed limit before the driver, eric paterson, lost control of that car and then within 15 minutes of the tragedy happening, even local leaders were out here at the scene where two children lost their lives. mayors, sheriff officials, police chiefs, even they were overwhelmed by the carnage of saturday night's double fatal crash. >> the devastation they witnessed first hand, without doubt, the worst accident scene i've seen in my entire career. i've been in law enforcement
saturday night, i'm sure, will forever stay in my memory. >> 17-year-old brian rodriguez and 16-year-old noll herrera died after a speeding car crashed into the friends walking on the side wake saturday night. -- sidewalk saturday night. paterson driving with a list of violations stacked up was speeding driving down jfk. >> the car neared 26th street. it veered to a avoid cars stopped at the red light, crossed over the southbound lanes, and mounted the sidewalk, striking three teenagers, the car then drove went airborne and crashed against a wall of 2625 kennedy boulevard. apartment building. >> paterson, making his first appearance in court today facing a long list of charges. >> eric paterson was charged with two counts of death by auto
one count, assault by auto, degree. he was also charged with speeding, reckless driving, and driving on a suspended license. at this point, the investigation is on going. >> the hudson county prosecutor's office is looking for toxicology tests to tell them if there is anything in eric paterson's system. as you can see behind me in less than an hour, the family, friends, community, are holding a vigil. lastly, the third child hit, manual san -- manuel sanchez is being treated in the hospital for a broken leg and other injuries and is receiving physical therapy so this community coming together at 5:00 for a vigil in remembrance of the victims. for now we're live in north bourbon. toni yates, news news. >> we're learning more bi-afternoon about a deadly rampage in queens. a liquor store owner killed.
head and homeless man set on fire. the big question now, what set off the 23-year-old suspect who was eventually shot by police? eyewitness news reporter kimberly richardson with the story and details. >> that is a question we may never know the answer to. but all day long, people have been coming here to this liquor store, friends and customers, who simply adored george patouhas. the 55-year-old owned this shop. he was well known here in this neighborhood but was brutally stabbed to death as he tried to help another man. the suspect at the center of this crime spree that killed george patouhas, this crime spree that stretched several hours sunday afternoon, police say that man is james dillon, a 23-year-old who authorities say has a history of mental health issues and a criminal past. eight prior arrests for most recently, menacing, he first stabbed his neighbor around
astoria and was go on to fatally stab george, and when surrounded by officers around 5:30 last night. this suspect eventually refused to the drop the knife and threw some sort of chemical on two officers, police were able to shoot dillon and tonight he is being held at elm hurst hospital and will under go a psychiatric evaluation. george's widow is too upset to talk right now but one of his best friends had only kind words to . >> his store was his jewel. his wife was his jewel. his winter weather advisory there. he always used to bring his daughter here to do her homework and little things, her painting. he loved his daughter, his wife, to come to this situation it is unfair. >> coming up at 5, 1 of the
berta carpio was stabbed in the head slashed in her face. she talks about coming face to face with dillon. what she believes stopped him from stabbing her more. back here live, the two police officers who dillon alliedly threw the unknown chemical on. both of the officers have been treated and released from the hospital. we'll have more on this story coming up at five. for now, we're live. kimberly richardson, channel seven, eyewitness news. >> thank you. the nypd is investigating the mysterious disappearance of a nurse from the bronx. she has not been seen since leaving work back on december h. police are searching her home on 198th street and bedford park. her husband claims she went back to bengladesh but she should have been back next week. neighbors have no idea what has
>> no person came outside, so i don't know what happened after that. >> police have opened a missing person's case and concrete has already being dug up from the front of the rockman's home. police plan to bring k-9's to the home to see what they can find. in the race for president there, are more primary races set for tomorrow with the biggest prize in michigan. right now, hillary clinton, and donald trump have big leads in the delegate heavy state. mr. trump took his campaign to north carolina, a state that will vote next week. he had a request for the thousands of supporters who came out to see him speak there. >> should we do the pledge? raise your hand. i swear i'm going to vote for donald trump next week. i swear. right? good. oh, wow. just with think we would win, right. >> ted cruz, meanwhile, there
primary ballot after a lawsuit challenging his eligibility to run was dismissed today. the democratic candidates spent the day on the ground in michigan where the city of flint continues to deal with the lead in the water and the crisis it caused. there are one # seven democratic delegates up for grabs in michigan tomorrow. meanwhile at white house and around the country, president obama ordered flags to fly at half staff today to honor former first lady nancy reagan. mrs. reagan, born in flushing, new york, died of congenative heart failure. we're in kissimmee florida with the details. >> we learned the public will have a chance to come pay their respects here at library wednesday and thursday over the next few days we'll learn about the dignitiries invited and who will attend mrs. reagan's funeral. >> flowers flowing in and preparations under way to lay nancy reagan to rest.
at her los angeles home. >> she died peacefully. it was her time. >> in the nation's capitol, flags at half staff, a condolence book for the public sentiments. the president today saying -- i know how much she meant not just to president reagan but to the country as a whole. >> though frail at 94, john highbush of the reagan presidential library says mrs. reagan's mind was still sharp. >> she has been 110%. >> she remained a chairman of the board until her death. said to be a fierce guardian of her husband, ronald reagan's legacy, one barbara walters said she contributed to. >> she was a dignified elegant woman, a credit legacy. >> president reagan died in 2004, 1 of the last time mrs. reagan was seen in public was here, in a wheelchair at his gravesite on the 10th anniversary of his passing. that is where her body will be
>> he would come into her office to talk to her, i mean, he didn't know where she was, find her and be with us. >> on sunday, a hearse carried her body from her home to santa monica until she is brought to the reagan library where she will be buried. the funeral will be here at the library friday morning, closed to the public, but likely to be televised. lauren lister, david? we invite you to visit our website, abc7ny.com where you can see a slide show of some of the most iconic images from nancy reagan's life. we're following breaking news right now involving tennis great maria shara poefba. she admitted she -- sharapova. she admitted she failed a drug test at the australian open. >> i made a huge mistake. i let my fans down, i let the
playing since the age of four that i love so deeply. >> sharapova, a former number one in the world says she has been taking the drug for 10 years now. she says the drug, meladonium was only banned this year and was not aware of it. it was her decision to go public since international tennis department doesn't announce the fail tests until after the appeal process. new jersey transit renewed contract negotiations this afternoon and the unions set a strike deadline for just after midnight in an agreement cannot be reached. today, governor christie plans to go away with his wife for the 30th wedding anniversary but insisted she would be involved in the negotiations if asked. >> there is a point where i believe, based upon the reports i'm get fraeg our negotiators, that -- getting from our negotiators that my involvement resolution. i would be happy to be involved. your 30th wedding anniversary
hopefully the new jersey transit strike never comes. >> here is a reason for commuters to be optimistic, since 19880, only 1% of rail or air line disputes actually led to service disruptions. they put plans in place, including five park and ride locations across the state that will bring commuters into manhattan or to ferry stops. checking the stocks on wall street. an encouraging winning streak overall. stocks ended the trading day mixed but the dow has risen to five days in a row part to a better jobs report and recent increases in the price of oil. the dow rose more than 67 points to end the day at 17,073. popular children's snack recalled. we have the details for parents coming up. >> a plea from a student from connecticut accused of stabbing of their prom.
>> he is used to fighting in the ring but today, hulk hogan took face-off. how the former wrestlers case could impact online gossip going >> i'm meteorologist lee goldberg. this is a beautiful afternoon for early april. it is a amazing outside. temperatures have hit 60 degrees with this gusty breeze out of the west, southwest. it is feeling good and we're just getting started. check out the next seven hours. we have mainly clear sky and temperatures slowly dropping to the 50s.
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. it is 4:14 right now. time to check the roads on this monday evening. this is the long island expressway. you can see the heavy traffic in both directions. the hudson river crossings, we're looking at 10 minute delays on the outbound lincoln tunnel, 15 minutes at the outbound holland and over at east river. major repairs will begin tonight at the midtown tunnel. the manhattan bound tube will be closed on midnights for the next 18 months. this is all for repairs -- to repair damage crazed by super storm sandy. during the closure the southbound tube will accommodate two way traffic. >> overwhelming sadness in new jersey this morning as a family said a final fair well to their 7-year-old daughter killed in a hit-and-run accident. grief stricken relatives dime the church in west new york city for the funeral of the girl. she was walking to school with her mother when an suv struck them both.
rodriguez is charged with leaving the scene of an accident. his wife is also charged in the case. u.s. air strike using drones and manned air craft struck a training camp killing more than 150. it happened sunday 120 miles north at a place called rasu camty. was carried out because it appeared that the training was ending and operational phase of an expected attack was supposed to start. it is not clear if any civilians were injured. we're learning new details on hulk hogan sex tape lawsuit against gawker. he took the stand on the first day of the trial. he is suing gawker $100 million. his privacy was invaded when the website posted video of him having sex with the wife. hogan testified at first he didn't know his friend recorded the encounter.
bubba had done this. all i knew is that gawker had put some sex tape up that i didn't know that was filmed illegally. >> hogan's lawyers said gawker crossed the line and gawker's lawyer says the website had the right to tell the truth. one of the greatest to ever play the game of football retirement. peyton manning says he is hanging up the cleats after 18 seasons in the nfl. the super bowl winning quarterback was emotional from press conference. he reflected on his first pass, his first touchdown, even his first game as a pro. he walks away from the game and the denver broncos with five mvp trophies and two super bowl championships. >> when someone thoroughly exhausts an experience, they can't help but revere it. i revere football. i love the game. so you don't have to wonder if i'll miss it. absolutely. absolutely i will. >> he didn't want to talk about
surrounding his name but he retires with the records for passing touchdowns and yards. he is also tied for quarterback wins. he is going into the hall of fame. no out about that. >> he was really emotional. >> and he paid tribute to tom brady and the patriots, very much so, he was, you know it was a good, goodbye speech. >> he prepared for that speech like he prepared for games. i want my kids to see that speech. that was really something. >> good point. he really, really, really did. meanwhile, you know what? lee, you can feel it out. there is starting to feel a little like spring. >> well, i usually have my hands full the first couple of weeks of march watching big storms, the battle going on with spring and winter. spring is taking center stage and that sun is really bright and i don't mind squinting outside. temperatures around 60 degrees. we have a long way to go this week with temperatures climbing some 25, 30 degrees above average. let's look outside.
trade. southwest wind at 7 to 25 miles an hour. achieving. i think this week, where we have no foliage on the trees and dryness coming out. the races. the normal of 47, that is the forecast low for tonight and we'll be flirting with records during the middle of the week. now, the only thing we'll be if you're on the shoreline, you're used to this, 52 huntington and it is 47 in the out banks the winds are coming out of the colder ocean and it will keep a cap on how high the colder temperatures will go. 64 in newark and tom's river. when i say coastline i mean south facing shores. it is gusty right now but wind will back off during the evening hours with the mild breeze. the temperatures in the mid-40's. tomorrow we'll forecast highs in the 50s at the coast and high as 70 away from the coast. 56 at 7:00 tonight and the winds are backing off.
there is a front nearby and the winds are lighter during the day tomorrow. high about 65, around 60 around lunch time. think about the outdoor lunches over the next several days. the satellite is showing clear to partly cloudy skies but there is a batch of clouds off to the north. we have to watch out for sneaky fronts through the north and cooling us off. look at what is going on on the north side of the front. that air will stay there but there will be a little wind shift overnight that keeps the temperatures in the 60s tomorrow rather than getting to the 70s. i mean, still great stuff but the real warm up, that is coming from the middle of the country for wednesday and thursday of this up coming week. if you watch the futurecast here, notice clouds coming in. there is still a chill in the air overnight especially away from the city where we're in the 40s and upper 30s tomorrow morning. it might be a brief sprinkle off to the north and east. the afternoon numbers are in the low 60s. 48 in montague but as high as 67, i wouldn't be surprised to
new jersey during the afternoon hours tomorrow and temperatures just rocket on wednesday and thursday into the 70s, i mean, 80-degree numbers won't be far away from the area. they will be down toward philly and dc. partly cloudy skies. stray shower coming in late tonight. most of us are dry and tomorrow it is a mix of sun and clouds it is mild but a big range in temperatures. south facing shores but 70 inland. we're going for a high of 65 in new york city. partly cloudy down to 51 tomorrow night. consider the average daytime highs are in the upper 40s and we're only going down to 51. look at that wednesday map which feels more like may. it will be the first 70 degree since christmas eve. so this might be one of the shortest durations between 70-degree days, christmas eve and march 10th. >> we're fully appreciative of that. >> something else. >>. everything is upside down. >> coming down to meet you. >> how are you? >> the mayor of the west side,
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. deliberations are under way lawsuit against nashville marriott and her stalker. jurors must decide whether the hotel is responsible for giving room. the stalker altered the peep andrews. the "dancing with the stars" host says she suffered from depression and is taunted by those who have seen the video online. the stalker is solely to blame says the hotel. the player who was suspended for breaking a mets short stop leg with a slide is getting off scot-free. they decided to drop the charges against chase utley.
-- tejada's leg. he feels terrible for what happened but had no intention for injuring anyone. a recall of a popular product for kids. the go go squeeze announced it is recalling the apple sauce because of a residue discovered on the product pumps. it affects best before dates ranging from december 4th to march 4th. 2017. head to the home page of our website, abc7ny.com for more information. we have another food recall to tell you about. perdue foods is recal 4,500 pounds of the applegate naturals chicken nu they're worried it may have been contaminated with plastic. the packages have a best before date of september 27th, 2016. all right, check out the video in this next story. a bridge demolition that
the whole thing was caught on camera they brought down the west part of the daniel boone bridge. it became obsolete after a new one was built. wow. >> i don't know what it is but i still get a kick out it of. >> just kind of violent. >> but it is cool a. >> it is cool but it is violent. venus. a violent cool. creates. this may become second nature. multi tasking, something mp of you do naturally and don't think too much about it. what if it may be doing more harm than good? it is a story, coming up. >> and the student captures a teacher's bad behavior. what he did to her in front of the entire class that has her mother outraged. >> a big development in the case of a your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives.
mate after she turned him down. her school in 2014. her killer could face 25 years in prison. >> eyewitness news reporter joe today. developments. >> liz, this plea agreement here at the courthouse in mill ford comes just about two years now after that shocking in school stabbing death of maren sanchez. 16 years old. a national honor society student at jonathan law high school. in the courtroom today, her class mate, a now convicted killer, chrisser plaskin stood emotionless after the judge detailed the plea agreement, the murder charge, the 25-year prison sentence, 16-year-old sanchez died as a result of multiple stab wounds to her torso and neck on april 25th, 2014. moments before attack, sanchez rejected her class mate's
>> it really has nothing to do with the prom. it has more to do with a kid that was decompensating. he was psychotic and he wound up in a situation where unfortunately this tragic incident happened. >> 16 years old at the time he committed the crime. i believe he should be punished severely and i believe he is being punished severely. he is pleading guilty to m. >> his lawyer told reporters outside the courthouse today that he and his client were ready to go to trial in this case with a defense before they reached an agreement on a plea deal, a deal he described as fair and appropriate. what does maren sanchez's father think of the agreement? that's coming up at 6:00. i'm joe torres.
hundreds of police officers lined up outside of saint patrick's cathedral to honor a fallen former nypd officer. is it was held for 29 david hofer. he joined in 2009 and worked at 9th precinct for five years but left the department two years ago to work in texas. hofer was killed in the line of duty yesterday. he was honored for his service to new york city. >> we pick them up but more importantly we take care of the family. >> nice tribute. very somber and brings these things to reality. >> hofer graduated from st. ann's high school in brooklyn in 2004. he went on to nyu and graduated in 2008. he joined the nypd the following you. he is survived by his parents and fiance. a long island man in custody after allegedly driving drunk and many can barely believe how police caught him. while detectives say hult
driving erratic in nassau county. he was doing it on the live streaming app periscope that shocked investigators. they used that feed to find their suspect, the 33-year-old failed several sobriety tests and was taken into custody. >> hoboken's annual presaint patrick's day ended with several arrests. a fight at mulligans led to 15 arrests. in a separate incident 244-year-old christopher small wood was arrested for dry trying to run over police officers with his car. wall street bonuss are down for the third straight year. don't feel too bad for the traders, the annual bone yaus was more than $146,000. that sounz like a lot but that -- sounds like a lot but that has declined. weakness in the global economy
blame for declining profits. 9/11 memorial museum has 5 million visitors since it opened today. 2014. officials say visitors have come from all 50 states and 150 countries. the museum requires a ticket for a certain time so you can plan ahead or we checked sometimes same day tickets are still available. mayor de blasio filled the 1 millionth pothole following his commitment to resurface the roads. he was joined in the east village by d.o.t. commissioner trottenberg. she is overseeing the repaving of 2 hundred million miles next year. last year the mayor ear ma $1.6 billion. still to come on eyewitness news, new hope for couples battling infernt. the first american -- infertility. the first american woman undergoing the transplant.
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a high school student in georgia is speaking out after she says the teacher insulted her. hunter missed a school because of an eye condition. when she returned to class, her teacher told her she wasn't smart and drew attention to her vision problems. the whole exchange was caught on her. >> i have been around for 37 years, and clearly, you are the dumbest girl that i have ever met. >> wow. the school district would not comment on the case. her family now has a lawyer. >> a 13-year-old escapes the clutches of a kidnapper and just barely makes it to safety with it all caught on camera the drama playing out in florida. they're looking for the president tomorrow. the story, a reminder on how vulnerable our children are and how to teach them to protect themselves. gio is. >>reporter: this is the story police want you and your kids to
it is what this girl did that may have saved her life. >> watch as a 13-year-old girl in pom piano beach florida running -- pompaneo beach florida running from this alleged kidnapper. >> that is creepy. and it is really scary. >> police say the man in this sketch drove up to the 13-year-old last week in his tan suv and asked if she was walking home. she ignored him. he got out of the suv and grabbed her by the waist to pull her in. she pushed back, screaming. and we see this on video. the girl running away. >> it is very troubling and that is why we want to get him off the street. >> experts say the girl did the right thing, more than 80% of children who escape an attempted abduction did something pro active. >> what she did was exactly the right thing. the kicking, screaming, yelling, anything she can do to draw attention to that situation, get
kidnapper, this girl saved her own life. >> in 2013, this 8-year-old girl bit her would be kidnapper and got away. grainy surveillance video capturing her running to get her parents and just last year, this connecticut teen who accepts a ride from an abductor later jumps out of the moving car, landing on the asphalt. >> a lot of children are taught to be polite to elders and an adult. that is not always the best course of action. parents need to teach their kids it is okay to say no. teach your kids. have them check with you first car. use the buddy system. friend. say no, and always tell a trusted adult about any encounters. >> and that is why experts say this latest incident should be a teachable moment. discussion. what you teach them at eight years old is different
remember that say allege, don't talk to strangers. >> it is a great reminder. got to go home and talk to the girls. newly released photo aeftz duke and duchess of cambridge and their two children on an a ski vacation. the royal photographer snapped these pictures of the royals on the first vacation of the family of four in the french alps. two and a half-year-old prince george and princess charlotte playing in the snow for the very first time. there are images of a playful prince william enjoying a snow ball fight with his wife. we're getting a rare glimpse into the early life of prince charles. yesterday the royal family released this moem video from -- this home video from 1949. it shows queen elizabeth playing with the future king when he was just a year old. prince charles is 67, it was put on the twitter feed to mark mother's day there.
>> so great to see that video. are you an multi tasker? this woman right here, incredible. researchers say that actually could be hazardous to your health. >> uh-oh. just forget about the bake sale. what beyonce did to help her daughter's school raise money. trends, coming up. >> let's take a labor look outside. can you feel it? can you taste it? it is s all across america families are coming back to time warner cable for a whole new experience. that's because we've been working hard to give you better service, and it shows. we came back for internet speeds so fast even the kids are impressed. oh she's impressed. we're catching up on movies and shows on demand
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. here is a question for you. can multi tasking with hazardous to your health? when switching between tasks you're more likely to make mistakes, especially if what you're working on involves a lot of critical thinking. researchers from the university of california say it is not only the physical act of multitasking that can stress you out but also the consequences. failing to perform at work can lead to self esteem issues or even depression and when it comes to eating while doing other things, it may cause you to eat too quickly and too much. experts say if you don't fully remember the feeling of eating and being full, then you might want to eat again before you really need to. >> really? >> i like to -- thank you, i take pride in my multitasking. it stresses me out a little bit. >> i'm, like you, i'm bad at it but i'm healthier for it.
>> you get more zen when you don't multitask. >> the weather helps out though! >> i'll be able to do many other t. >> there will be a lot of things we can do outside. it is really beautiful out here. . we have growing pains here and there as we try to get to the warm air. some clouds we'll deal with over night. no big deal. 60 degrees right now. a southwest wind at about 7 to 20 so the wind is gusty right now but it actually turned lighter as the evening goes on. the sunset, which is a little over an hour away, is at 5:54. remember, we spring ahead this weekend. so the sunset this coming sunday is at 7:00 in the evening in just a little over a month away is a 7:30 sunset so we're really, a lot of signs of spring this week a. so our temperatures will slowly drop to the 50s, a nice, mild evening. the wind will also back off after sunset. there will be clouds that roll in later on tonight and i think we're partly
morning and then it is filtered sun throughout the day and our winds are more light and variable. we don't have the warmer breeze rushing in. it is a lighter wind but the numbers will get into the 60s, at the coast, not so much. in the 50s and anterior new jersey will make a run for 70 as early as tomorrow afternoon. the west southwest winds kick in and that is when the numbers will sky rocket in the middle of the week. and what i meant is this front off to the north is trying to back in right now with a couple of clouds. that may cool us off a little bit and give us showers late. then we have the warm front with cleveland. day tomorrow. should be through by early afternoon this is what it means to us. we drop into the 40s and upper 30s later tonight north and west. this is a little bit of a chill in the air. notice how this is a brief shower here in the north and west. a stray shower early, clouds and
sun. look at the afternoon numbers, mid and upper 60s. probably middle city but 50s along the coast. especially south facing shores because of the wind off of the 45-degree ocean water. 65 tomorrow, wednesday, going for a record breaking 72, the record is currently 69 back in 2000. then on thursday there, is a front off to the north and i think our northern suburbs will be cloudier and have afternoon rain through the hudson valley, so a stray shower on thursday but we'll start off with a high launching pad ba that we should get to the high of 74 set back in 2006. friday is a nice day, we're at 63, so we've only cooled down a little bit. the weekend is cooler in the 50s. sun giving away to clouds and on sunday, there might abe brief shower during the day and middle 50's. remember the sunset at 7:00 on sunday. lots of great weather news. >> it will be so nice. >> the anticipation is wonderful! >> thanks, lee.
that is about as awesome as it gets. here is what is trending on monday. in offices across the country, much of the water cooler talk was about the season finale of downtown abby, the top rated pbs drama ended the run after six seasons. we won't spoil it for you if you missed it. but many took to social media to thank the makers for the addictive fun it brought them. many of the same fans hoping a movie version of the series will emerge. the creators say the idea is under serious consideration, however a big obstacle is that many of the actors are moving on to other projects and getting them back won't be easy. tupac shakur is receiving interest. notes and music is off for auction. a guy who found them was buying baseball cards who had the tupac memorial. the seller's dad worked with
it is worth lots of money and sale. i don't know how this but happened at a private s for preschoolers and 6th grade. beyonce sings for the 75th gala for centers for early education her daughter is a student there and by the way, billy crystal and will ferrell hosted the gala. >> this is come scary moments school. >> i want to go to this school. >> this is how they do it in hollywood, apparently. if you don't know what to wear, what do you do? this is trending on all of social media. yes it is kim kardashian posing like that, you can see she put black bars, it wasn't enough for us, we stened it so you -- extended it so you don't know what is going on. >> i can't help but think of the
when she gets older and sees these photos. a lot of people don't necessarily agree with it, but when you're a parent there are certain responsibilities. >> sure. thanks, mom. >> threw on that one. >> sorry, sorry! >> why is this trending? i don't know why. good point, liz. good point. maybe this will be a good balance. two grannies running errands in a lamborghini. they have to put it in reverse. >> where is the back up camera? >> can you see? >> oh, it says brake. >> brake, it usually is! >> you can just imagine the fun these two ladies had on the road. everybody pointing at them, having fun, beeping, the whole thing, i love when they finally get to the supermarket and they don't know where the trunk is to put the groceries. they're like, there is an engine? >> where is the trunk. >> i guess in the front. >> where is the trunk?
>> i believe in that car it is in the front, yes. >> okay. >> you had an answer for that. check out the trend online, abc7ny.com using #thetrend. anything you want to add could thinking of ways to prevent the kim kardashian? >> you know, i'm just saying. >> that's what i want to know. >> lee, we didn't ask you. coming up on eyewitness news first at four, meet the first american woman to under go an outerus transplant and how it -- uterus transplant and how it is giving hope to women facing fertility problems.
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giving couples facing infertility some help. >> a woman undergoing a uterus transplant. it's her first step to becoming pregnant. >> 1 in 5,000 women is born without a uterus, and without a uterus, it is impossible to carry a pregnancy. now there is hope through a uterine transplant. >> reporter: at 16 years old, lindsey learned she was born without a uterus. >> from that moment on i prayed god would allow me the opportunity to experience pregnancy and here we are today. >> reporter: the 26-year-old is now the first woman in america to receive a new uterus. the transplantation took place at the cleveland clinic february 24th. it was modeled after the approach swedish doctors are using. there the uterus comes from a living donor and healthy babies have already been born. here doctors use the uterus of a deceased donor. it's placed in the pelvis. nine other women will also get
their uterus removed because of medical issues, others born without one. >> women born without a uterus have a medical condition that affects every aspect of their lives. from the time they're diagnosed as adolescents and deciding if and how to have a family. >> reporter: the real test is a successful pregnancy. >> uterus transplant is not just about a surgery and for moving a uterus from here to there. it's about having a healthy baby and that goal is still a couple years away. >> reporter: something lindsey and her husband look forward to, they're already parents to three adopted boys. to get lindsey pregnant she'll rely on ivf using already frozen embryos. the ob/gyn calls this transplant monumental but challenging. >> i think to the select group of women who really want to have a child, who were born without uteri or had them prematurely
another and never had that opportunity, it offers this glimmer of hope. >> once lindsey gets pregnant, delivery will be by c-section because it's not clear how a transplanted uterus will do during labor. all this time lindsey will be on anti-rejection drugs just like any organ transplant recipient. >> a medical marvel. just wonderful. still more news ahead. >> eyewitness news at 5:00 begins right now. >> a frightening robbery in new york city caught on camera. a customer in a bodega in a chokehold by a robber who waves and shoots his gun, demanding money. that crook right now on the run. >> and scandal tonight for the world's richest female athlete. tennis star maria sharapova failing a drug test. if she hadn't admitted it, we likely would have never known
good evening at 5:00. i'm bill ritter in for diana williams. >> and i'm sade baderinwa. first, a wife supposedly visiting her parents overseas disappearing for three months. tonight the mystery, what happened to her? >> the other mystery, what happened to her husband? he too is nowhere to be found. she's a nurse at bellevue hospital and last seen there on december 8th. >> she lived in the bedford park section of the bronx and police were there today. eyewitness news reporter tim fleischer is on the scene with more. >> police have been in and out of that house, over the past couple of days. two officers stand guard here at the present time, all in the effort to try to find the missing nurse. >> reporter: detectives came out carrying what appeared to be a bag filled with mail as they continue to sift for clues in the disappearance of 30-year-old mahfuza rahman. last seen at the hospital where she worked on december 8th.
three months ago. country. >> reporter: neighbors who did not know rahman and her husband well. >> i never seen him before after this. >> reporter: eyewitness news is learning rahman's husband told her coworkers that she had to go to bangladesh who were injured in a car accident. the husband also told them she'd be back last week. she's still not returned, as police have opened a missing persons case and started combing through the family home on east 198th street. they even dug up this patch of concrete in the front of the house. >> when you hear she's missing, what do you think? >> that's kind of odd to me. >> they've been out since december that i know. it's been closed for two or