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good morning, it's 6:00. new details about the brother and sister from new york city caught up in the terror attack in burstels. another family tragedy. this one on staten island. a mother and her son were gunned down outside a city housing complex. . and christians are remembering this good friday at the vatican and here in new york. the large gathering across the brooklyn bridge later this morning. good morning. i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm rob nelson filling in today for ken rosato. thanks for joining us on this friday, march 25th. >> and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist jeff smith is in for bill evans. >> we have fog and showers moving through parts of the area. not a washout by any means. 51 now in midtown manhattan. there's the radar picture. like i said, i mean, these showers are pretty unimpressive on radar, moving through northwestern new jersey, parts
weaken going to the east. going to the west, near williamsport, pennsylvania, there's more rainfall and a chance of getting a shower or two through the early part of the afternoon. and after that, things warm up. you're already starting to warm up significantly on toms river, up to 59 there right now. visibilities down to.8 miles in morristown. areas north and west of the city have patchy fog to contend with this morning. here's the day planner. temperatures rising quickly, though, 64 by noontime and when we see the sunshine by later this afternoon, look at temperature skyrocket, up to 67 by 4:00. some areas could push the 70- degree mark later today. here's heather with a look at the commute. problems with the "n" and "r" train. signal problems at elmhurst avenue, expect delays there. here's a look at the new jersey
truck lanes, car lanes moving fine, but going farther north in your truck lanes, the ramp to exit 14 has an overturned vehicle. then as you travel onto 78 going eastbound, you have the new jersey turnpike, both ways, those exit ramps to exit 14a, which is the exit to 440, closed down. that's another accident that's being cleared. new jersey transit, long island rail road, doing just fine. long island rail road has extra service out of penn station this afternoon to get you home for the holiday weekend. over here, actually, no problems here with the hudson river crossings. street cleaning rules are suspended. metered rules are in effect. lori, over to you. >> thank you, heather. 6:02. new details now on a deadly night on staten island. three people were shot and two killed including a mother and her son. and this morning, we now know the names and what happened just before those shots were fired. tragic scene unfolded on roxbury street outside the mariners houses.
miles is there. darla? >> reporter: well, lori, police say 47-year-old adele rivera heard gunshots, ran outside to find that her 21-year-old son had been shot and killed and then she was shot and killed. and the nypd is working on the theory all of this may have started over a dispute over a car. this was just after 6:00 last night here in the mariners harbor section of staten island on roxbury street. police say 21-year-old anthony rivera was outside working on a car with his 22-year-old friend. they were approached by the gunman who fired off at least 15 shots. 21-year-old anthony rivera was shot three times in the head. his 22-year-old friend was shot three times in the leg. that's when the 47-year-old mother ran outside and she was shot in the head. police say the suspect dropped the gun and drove off in a dark- colored sedan, either a honda or a hyundai. >> there was a woman facedown in the parking lot. but i noticed that nobody noticeth the guy in the street.
realized it was a child that -- well, it was a grand man that used to -- grown man that used to play football with my kids. i was like, oh, my god, are you okay? i thought something fell on his face and then i realized he was shot. >> reporter: now, the 22-year- old friend who was shot three times in the leg, he's in critical but stable condition at richmond university medical center. police are looking for the shooter. if you know anything about the incident, call crimestoppers at 1-800-577-tips. reporting live on staten island, darla miles, channel 7 eyewitness news. new this morning, images of a sexual assault suspect and police need your help to try to find him. this is a sketch of the man directs looking for. he's wanted for assaulting two women minutes apart early last saturday morning in ridgewood, queens. one was shoved to the ground after the sexual assault. the other had her purse stolen. 6:04. an elderly man found dead
apartment was murdered. that's the determination of the city's chief medical examiner. 78-year-old christopher cooley was found by his sister at his apartment at 64th and madison. police first suspected a medical issue or an accident, but now believe he was strangled. so far, police have no suspects. the worst fears have now been realized for a family here in new york. the brother and sister who had been missing for days after the bombings in brussels are now believed to have died in the blast. authorities in the netherlands say a brother and sister living in the u.s. are officially among the victims. it's believed they are alexander and sasha pinzowski. the two were about to fly to new york when the bombs went off at the airport. and secretary of state john kerry touched down in brussels just a short time ago for a day of counterterrorism talks with members of the european union. today, authorities may decide whether to charge six people arrested in raids overnight in
abc's molly hunter is live in burstest with the new develop -- in brussels with the new developments and latest details. good morning, molly. >> reporter: good morning, rob. secretary of state kerry just arrived here in brussels on to pay his respectst and this as belgium warns that another attack is serious, probable and possible. secretary of state john kerry arriving in belgium this morning to offer his condolences. overnight, belgian police carried out raids in central brussels where earlier this week they found explosives and bomb-making material in an apartment used by the attackers. six people arrested across this city, a mall also evacuated, investigators are trying to figure out if there were other potential targets. they claim brothers secretly recorded a top belgian nuclear scientist, using a hidden camera. the two killed in the attacks were also on a u.s. terror watch list.
the attack. surveillance video just before the attack. and searching for this suspect, shown with the bombers at the airport. as the memorials across brussels grow and the grieving continues, the survivors are speaking out. sebastian telling his story to abc's david muir. >> in the moment, you're thinking about your wife and your kids? >> yeah. i just dynegy want my -- didn't want my girls to grow up without a dad. >> reporter: the families of the missing are still searching for loved ones. >> every one of them heartbreaking and difficult for these families. they want information about their loved ones who are missing. >> reporter: u.s. authorities believe they have identified that mystery man at the airport. and they believe he was on a u.s. terror watch list. now, belgians are working around the clock here to identify him and capture him. live in brussels, molly hunter, channel 7 eyewitness news. and today is good friday. the most solemn day in the christian calendar. the day marking the crucifixion of jesus. good friday is also a day of fasting within the church. traditionally there's no mass, no celebration of the eucharist on good friday. and this morning, many people will mark good friday, joining the way of the cross procession over the brooklyn bridge. the annual walk includes scripture readings, hymns and reflections. pope francis will commemorate good friday a few hours from now inside the vatican basilica. last night he observed holy thursday by washing and kissing the feet of refugees. among them, a muslim, christian and a hindu. pope francis declared all of them children of the same god. his comments coming amid growing anti-muslim sentiment in the wake of the recent terror attacks. and with that, you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic.
>> and the second half of today will definitely be better than the first. a live look right now, some fog and haze in and around new york city, and showers moving into new jersey. you can see them on the radar here, moving from west to east. and they're weakening as they do so. you're getting steadier rain over western warren county, moving into pennsylvania, sullivan county, here in new york. there's more shower activity behind that batch. you can't rule out a shower through the early part of the afternoon. we track the temperatures on your weather wheel and check this out, well into the 60s by later on this afternoon. especially when we see the first few rays of sunshine around 1:00 or 2:00 p.m. could approach and exceed 70 in a couple of locations like morristown new jersey. showers through the early part of the afternoon, then we clear things out. the full accuweather seven-day forecast is straight ahead. here's heather now with a
>> this is the newark bay extension of the new jersey turnpike, you can see the flashing lights. let's head to the maps. new jersey turnpike, both ways at 14a, there is an accident here. the turnpike ramps to 440 are closed down as a result. "n" and "r" trains, there are downtown delays. and the new jersey turnpike in front of newark airport, doing fine here, but trying to get to the ramp to exit 14a, there is a problem. that ramp has an overturned vehicle. there is at least one lane closed off there. and then a problem on 78 going eastbound, right near exit 3 in phillips burg, another accident being cleared. street cleaning rules are suspended, but metered rules are in effect. back to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, two men posing as cops to carry out a vicious crime. the real nypd asking for help to find them. also in politics, ted cruz is ramping up the rhetoric
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eye with that finger he's already pointing. >> they're having fun. kimmel asked clinton if she was jealous of sander's slogan, feel the bern. and offered his own suggestions, such as hillin like a villain. that's funny. >> some levity is nice after all these weeks. democratic voters in three states will pick their candidates tomorrow. caucuses will be held in alaska, hawaii and washington state with 172 delegates on the line. senator sanders better at the caucus states. he has a pair of rallies planned today in portland and seattle. and new york won't hold its primary until april 19th, but today is the deadline to get your application in the mail. you must be a registered republican or democrat to vote in the primary. all applications must be postmarked today. along with in-person applications. so much is going on
. >> there could be months more of this. >> oh, man. time to check on the accuweather forecast. back over to jeff. he's outside our studios on the upper west side. hey, jeff. >> we're caucusing for a return to 70-degree warmth and will get it later on this afternoon. for the time being, mist and fog out here now. a little bit of a dreary morning. there's showers moving in to parts of new jersey. let's look at the temperature in central park. 51, we have a light wind and high humidity. we can see areas of fog. eventually when the sun returns, a high near 70 this afternoon, way, way above normal for this time of the year. 75 was the record back in 1963. a few showers through early this afternoon, then the sun does try to make a reappearance, and will that will get our temperature near 70. it turns cooler tonight into the weekend, but above average
51 now at laguardia airport. 48 in newark. 59, that's a sign of things to come in toms river. the warmer air is trying to work into the city by around midday. visibilities down near half a mile in monticello. you can see the coloring on the map, indicating from the city and points north and west, visibilities are not perfect. we have patchy fog out there. and a couple of showers developing, one sprinkle out of sandy hook, new jersey. another batch of rain over western new jersey. pretty rapidly moving its way to the east. it will be here in the city momentarily. pretty light, though. very light sprinkles out here. by 12:30, maybe a heavier batch of showers moves through and then sunshine in the afternoon. and we start clearing things out. accuweather forecast for today, a few showers into the early part of the afternoon. then breezy and warmer late
the high of 69, clear and brisk, colder tonight, down to 41 in the city. 30s in most of the suburbs. plenty of sunshine tomorrow, but also a cooler day. still above average, though. the high getting up to 58. here's your accuweather seven- day forecast. 'ser sunday not looking bad. 56 with a mix of sun and clouds. if it's cloudier, it could be a degree or two cooler than the 56. nevertheless, the rain should wait until monday to move on in and there could be a thunderstorm monday afternoon into monday night with the rain. 58. we clear things out and turn cooler on tuesday, 54, then back up to 59 on wednesday. mid-60s on thursday with the chance of rain returning by then. march is one of those yo-yo months, just up and down, up and down, we're up near 70 on wednesday. 50s yesterday. up near 70 today. so, enjoy it while it lasts. >> all right. thank you, jeff. let's check in with heather again. >> let's talk about mass transit, which is doing just fine. in fact, long island rail road is offering extra service out
later this afternoon. "m" and "r" trains, signal problems there, expect downtown delays as a result. minor delays across the board at our hudson river crossings. the exclusive bus lane at the lincoln tunnel is canceled for today. so, very light commuting traffic for this morning. always is on good friday. new jersey turnpike, both ways at exit 14a, an accident and the ramps to 440 are closed down. and here's a look at the traffic in front of newark airport, not bad, but a lot of volume on the newark bay extension getting into 14 a with the other accident. street cleaning rules are suspended. lori, over to you. >> thank you, heather. it is 6:19 and the world of comedy is remembering gary shandling, whose groundbreaking style shaped tv shows for decades to come. the chicago native was rushed to a hospital in los angeles last night after suffering an apparently heart attack. shandling created and starred
"larry sanders show" in the 1990s, giving viewers a backstage pass into late night television rye steve martin tweeted, he was a special comedian with a beautifully unpredictable mind. he even voluntarily offered jokes and ideas for oscars. jimmy kimmel called shandling as kind and generous as he was funny. and that's saying a lot. a consumer alert this morning with a recall of a popular brand of baby food. and a data breach at
japan's nikkei and china's shanghai comes both added 1 percent. and verizon says that the enterprise solutions unit was hacked. a post at an underground cybercrime forum was offering to sell the contact information for those customers. scary. verizon says no consumer accounts have been impacted. gerber is voluntarily recalling some organic baby food over a defect that may cause the product to spoil. it includes the second foods pouchs of pears, carrots and peas with a best buy date of july 2016. and second foods pouchs of carrots, apples and mangos, also with a best buy date of july 2016. some pouchs may be bloated and the food may have an off-taste or odor. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. let's take things over to mr. jeff smith.
we have mist out there now. we have showers moving into northern parts of new jersey. that chance lasts through the early afternoon. another batch of rain moving through williamsport, pennsylvania to the east. a few showers around, through the early afternoon. then clearing things out. when the sun returns, it's going to cause temperatures to get up into the upper 60s. it could exceed 70 in parts of the area. breezy and warmer. here's heather with a look at the commute. this accident is happening here on the new jersey turnpike, newark bay extension. you can see all the activity. we will we will go to the maps. new jersey turnpike, newark bay extension at exit 14a, that's where the crash is. the turnpike ramps to 440 are closed down as a result of that. and the truck lanes, the ramp to exit 14, we have an overturned vehicle that's being
you're doing great on mass transit, long island rail road, extra service out of penn station later this afternoon. "m" and "r" trains, signal problems at elmhurst avenue. expect downtown delays. street cleaning rules are suspended, but metered rules are in effect. over to you. >> thank you, heather. the navy and coast guard teamed up to catch a boat packed with cocaine in the pacific. the vessel was almost invisible but tracked by a special p 3 aircraft which helped track the ships moveening and to make the rest. there was over 12,000 pounds of cocaine with an estimated value of almost $194 million. we are a step closer to a port authority bus terminal in manhattan. instead of building in new jersey, the port authority board voted to replace the existing terminal here in the city. lawmakers say the project could cost as much as $10 billion.
breaking news now, just moments ago, secretary of state john kerry confirmed several americans are among the victims of the deadly suicide bombings in brussels. new details after three people were shot outside a housing project in staten island, including a mother and her son. and the search for two men who posed as cops and carried out a sexual attack in manhattan.
i'm rob nelson in today for ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather, traffic and meteorologist jeff smith. jeff? >> we have a couple of light showers in the area now. 51 degrees in midtown. look at the radars. it's not a very impressive batch of showers, but you do need an umbrella, nonetheless this morning, over northern parts of new jersey and the mid hudson valley. another batch over southern pennsylvania. we can't rule out a shower there for the early part of the afternoon. 53 on the island now at islip. 59 at toms river. so getting mild already over central and southern parts of new jersey. the mild air will stream north during the day today. visibility down to a half mile in monticello. 1.7 miles in morristown. it's not perfect. we have patchy areas of fog out there, as well. 56 alt 8:00 in the morning. can't rule out a shower at midday. the temperature getting up to 64 and as soon as we see sunshine, that's going to allow
60s, maybe some locations hitting and exceeding the 70- degree mark later on today with breezy conditions, as well. now over to heather o'rourke with the commute. >> we have issues with the "m" and "r" trains, at elmhurst after and at metropolitan avenue. expect delays there. new jersey turnpike both ways at exit 14a, there is an accident. the turnpike ramps to 440 are shut down as a result. northbound on the turnpike, in the truck lanes, the ramp to exit 14, we have an overturned vehicle. everything is on or close to schedule as far as new jersey transit, long island rail road, metro north. long island rail road will have extra service out of new york penn station this afternoon. you have a minor delay at the hudson river crossings. and the lincoln tunnel, the express bus lane will be canceled. here's a look at the turnpike through the area of newark airport. you can see that this part of the turnpike is doing just fine. our street cleaning rules are suspended, but the metered rules are in effect. lori, over to you. >> thank you, heather. 6:32.
secretary of state confirmed that americans were killed in this week's terror attacks in brussels. we've also learned this morning that a brother and sister from the netherlands who were also living here in new york are among the dead. the family of sasha and alexander pinzowski had been holding out hope they'd be found alive, but word came out overnight that they were among the 31 people killed in the suicide bombings. this comes are the international manhunt for the suspects who helped carry out the attacks continues. diana ronco is here with the latest. diana? >> reporter: heartbreaking news this morning. john kerry just confirmed that americans are among the dead. and americans say three of their citizens are also among the dead. two of them are believed for sasha and alex of new york city. they were at the brussels airport on the phone with family members when the bombs went off. graphic new video shows the bloody chaos after the bombs
airport. confusion reins in the hospitals and burn centers where victims being treated. a family that had been desperately clinging to hope for two siblings from new york now learning this morning they are not on a list of survivors and asking for privacy in their time of grieving. sasha and alex were at the brussels airport tuesday to catch a flight home when the bombs went off. family members say it has taken them days to learn the truth. other young people from our area are now sharing their moments of terror. >> it was huge. it was like a fire explosion. it shook the floor. the ceiling started falling. >> reporter: three students from quinnipiac university were in the terminal when the bombs exploded. in spite of that scare, the university says that its overseas programs will continue as planned. >> we're finding that, you know, they want to go on and travel, because if we don't offer the programs, if students stop traveling, that means the
want that to happen. >> reporter: we are still getting details by the minute here. as i mentioned, secretary of state has just said that two americans are now confirmed dead. he just addressed the breast overseas in belgium. let's listen to what he had to say. >> the united states, i want you to know, is praying and grieving with you for the loved ones of those who have been very cruelly taken from us, including americans and for the many who were injured in these despicable attacks. >> reporter: now, kerry did arrive in brussels just hours ago to begin security talks with other european leaders. rob, back to you. >> thank you, diane. in other news now, new information on the mother and son gunned down outside their apartment building on staten island. a third victim was also critically injured. eyewitness news reporter darla miles is live in mariners harbor with the latest on this. hi, darla.
nypd this morning identifying the mother and son killed here last night. they've been identified at 47- year-old adele rivera and her 21-year-old son anthony rivera. and this morning, police are still looking for the shooter who shot them both in the head and killed them. the shooting happened just after 6:00 last night on roxbury street in the mariners harbor section of staten island. police say anthony rivera was outside with a friend, working on his friend's car, and at some point they were approached by the gunman. the gunman shot at least 15 rounds, according to police. they say he first struck anthony rivera three times in the head, his 22-year-old friend shot three times in the leg, that is when the 47-year- old mother heard the gunshots. she ran outside and was shot in the head. now, the 22-year-old friend is in critical but stable condition at richmond university medical center. and police are working on the theory that all of this started over a dispute either over the sale of a car or car repair. >> i'm telling him just please
isles calling, you know, 911, screaming at other people to call 911. other people are like why are you calling? i'm like he's over here on the floor. they didn't know he was shot. i'm telling 911, please send an ambulance, you have two bodies, then i realized there was a third body across the street, it was probably a friend or another family member that also got shot. >> reporter: police say the gunman dropped the gun, drove off in a dark-colored sedan, either a honda or a hyundai. they say if you have any information about the shooting, call crimestoppers at 1-800-577- tips. reporting live in the mariners harbor section of staten eyewitness news. >> thank you, darla. the nypd is trying to find two men who posed as police before sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in chelsea. police say two men in that red camaro signaled to a 67-year- old woman to stop her vehicle on west 16th street back on february 29th. the suspects identified themselves as police officers. they then sexually assaulted
before driving away. a woman in the bronx is planning to sue the nypd after an officer shot and killed her dog. the deadly encounter was caught on camera in the belmont section. the dog's owner cracked open her door after hearing police in the hallway of her building. when the pit bull walked toward an officer wagging its tail, the officer shot it in the head. the officer, yvonne rosato -- the owner, i'm sorry, yvonne rosato, is suing the department and nypd is investigating the incident. right now, president obama is on board air force one, expected to set down at joint base andrews at 9:oil this morning, capping off his visit to argentina. he spent his final day there visiting historical and cultural sites, as well as meeting with the president of the country, as well.
improve relations with argentina before he leaves office in january. and parishoners of the church destroyed by fire will be able to pray together on this good friday. the first presbyterian church of englewood was swallowed up by flames tuesday night. other houses of worship have come forward to help the community. there is a prayer service tonight. easter services will take place at the bergen performing ats center. 6:39 now. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. back over to jeff and a warm day ahead. >> yes, warm day coming up for the afternoon. we've got to get through the morning, though. we have a couple of light showers moving through the five boroughs of new york city. just a couple of light sprinkles here in the city, more like showers over northern parts of new jersey as we look here on the radar. parts of morris county, moving into bergen counties, especially sussex, western orange counties getting into steadier showers and another batch over pennsylvania. we can't rule out the chance of getting a shower are two, through midday and into the
then the front clears us and we start clearing our skies, getting some sunshine. that will compel our temperatures into the upper 60s, even to around 70 by later on this afternoon as the sunshine returns, getting up to 66 in belmar. 66 on the island at islip. accuweather seven-day forecast coming up for easter weekend and beyond. we will tell you if there's any flies in the ointments with head into the weekend. right now, we send it over to heather with a look at the commute. >> we've got one of those right over here. this is the new jersey turnpike newark bay extension. this has been with us for a couple of hours now. we will explain to you what's going on. this is the rfk triborough bridge, bronx/manhattan bound, we have a disabled vehicle. and this is how the bridge is looking at this point. this is leaving queens, going up over into the bronx and manhattan, you can see that disabled vehicle right over there. "m" and "r" trains, signal problems at elmhurst avenue, the metropolitan avenue-bound trains are dealing with delays.
14 a, there is an accident. the ramps to 440 closed down as a result of that one. this accident over here, it looks like it's been cleared, the truck lanes north, the ramp to exit 14. we have alternate side of the street parking rules suspended, but meter rules are in effect. over to you. >> thank you, heather. still ahead this morning, a flight attendant who authorities shay was packing more than just clothes in her luggage. what her attorney ask l ask a judge later today. also, new video of a massive explosion ripping through the night hours after a train collided with a gas tanker. this price can't be right... that's the right price! it's that low. what other things on this list can't be right?" looks like a list of can't be right's." seriously? at stop&shop, prices are down. savings are up.
we have new video this morning of a tanker fire that forced the evacuation of an entire town. this was one of a number of explosions in calloway, minnesota. all 230 or so residents have to stay out of their homes until at least noon today. it's prague caution after yesterday's -- precaution after yesterday's collision between a freight train and a truck carrying 10,000 gallons of propane. there are no reports of any serious injuries. the jet blue flight attendant accused of trying to smuggle 70 pounds of cocaine will be back in court today, where a judge will decide if she will be released to home confinement. a judge in brooklyn set bail at
marcia gay reynolds. tsa officials at l.a.x. say reynolds dropped a bag full of cocaine, worth millions, and ran last friday when she was pulled aside for random screening. a spokesman for reynolds say she may not have known what was actually in the bag. 6:45. good morning america is next. let's check in with amy live in times square. amy? >> good morning to you. good friday morning to you. the anti-terrorism efforts in plus brussels. police have been able to detain 7 people now following the deadly attacks in that city. and, of course, we will have the latest on the man that you know hunt that continues for the two suspects still on the loose. we will hear from one of the americans injured in the attacks. he survived terror attacks in boston and paris. we will talk to him this morning. and the latest in the race for the white house it's a gets personal. donald trump retweeting a
ted cruz's wife, collide. heidi. we will have the latest from the campaign trail. and a public relations disaster for microsoft. the company launching a program to get robots to interact with people on twitter, but they picked up offensive habits. we will leave it at that for now. you like that story, lori? >> i do. >> much more on that story. >> it's a talker. >> have a great weekend. thank you, amy. 6:46 now. time for a check on the accuweather forecast. back over to jeff. he's outside the studios this morning again. jeff, the umbrella's out. >> i barely need the umbrella. i will tell you that. i will put that out there right now. there's just a little sprinkle moving through the city right now. heading up now, looking to central park. we have the temperature sitting at 51. pretty high humidity, a light wind from the east. that's causing fog to develop in areas, especially north and west of the city. the high eventually today, believe are or not, even though
69. well above average for this time of year. 79 was the record in 1963. here's the headlines, a few right now. and some of these can last afternoon. after the showers exit, the sun makes a return and we could get temperatures near 70 degrees, kind of like what we had during the day on wednesday. it's cooler over the weekend, but still above average for this time of the year in the middle and upper 50s. 51 at jfk. $48, your temperature at newark. we have temperatures up to 61. that's gone up a few degrees in toms river. that's evidence that the warmer air is moving inroads out of the tri-state region from the south. 53 now at islip. again, visibility down below a mile in monticello now. there are patchy areas of fog out there. there is a lights branch of sprinkles and showers moving through the city and the hudson valley, moving to western long island. and another batch over pennsylvania. we have to keep the chance of a
the early part of the afternoon. by noontime, you can see the batch from pennsylvania moving into new jersey and then over long island by 2:30 in the afternoon, then we start to clear out here in new york city and points north and west. that really warms things up. here's your accuweather forecast for today. a few showers into the early part of the afternoon, then breezy and warmer with partial clearing late. we're going 69 today, could be 70 over interior parts of new jersey. clear, brisk and turning colder. tonight, 41. midtown, 30s in most of the suburbs. it's plenty of sun tomorrow, but also a cooler day. the high up to about 58. here's your accuweather seven- day forecast, on easter sunday, 56 with a mix of sun and clouds. the easter bunny is excited. it will be nice out there. periods of rain on monday, could be a thunderstorm monday afternoon into monday evening. cooler, breezy on tuesday,
and upper 50s on wednesday. 66 degrees on thursday. with the chance of rain returning and, guys, i don't even need the umbrella anymore. that's how quickly the shower came tlough. >> that was quick, jeff. >> there might be a few more, though, so keep it handy. >> i think the umbrella is big enough to handle anything that may happen today. >> and put a couple of people under it. thank you, jeff. all he needs is a breeze and he can fly home! [ laughter ] >> rfk, triborough bridge, we have a disabled vehicle. look at the activity there. it looks like that's a tractor- trailer that's there. they will need a heavy-duty tow and it looks like that's what's on the scene. "m" and "r" trains, delays. and minor delays at the hudson river crossings. the exclusive bus lane at the lincoln tunnel is closed down for today. that means it's not in operation because it's such a light rush hour.
at 14a tharks accident still being cleared away. street cleaning rulings are suspended, but the meters are in effect. lori, over to you. in thank you, heather. the new york international auto show opens for visitors just a few hours from now. a lot of dealers will be anxious to show off the latest and greatest models. some companies are boasting about their concept cars. toyota, for one, is showing off new electric charging system that lets cars share power with on other vehicles, similar to a wi-fi hot spot. hyundai is also working on a new luxury sport hybrid concept car with a 21-inch curve, 4 k display ninth the vehicle. >> nice rides. the official opening ceremony of the javits center is tomorrow. be sure to join us for a live special "in the fast lane" beginning at 7:00, and also streaming live, as well. for more information on the new york international auto show,
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just days after president obama's visit, cuba is getting ready to rock with the rolling stones. the free concert is expected draw hundreds of thousands of fans in havana. the stones are the first major international band to play the island since the cuban revolution. when fidel castro first came to power, the stones and other bands were actually banned because their music was considered culturally subversive. madonna is show ag her rebel heart as she responds to complaints about her parking strategy near her townhouse. and as we showed you yesterday, madge and her people put up no parking signs and a yellow line on the street near her upper east side townhouse. the city department of transportation has told her to get rid of it. fight. here's what she put on instagram. so sorry the city doesn't like the color yellow. we will paint a nice, dull gray to keep our neighbors happy.
and then, of course, she goes on, also to say that she's sorry for her transprogression. >> never not controversial, that madonna. new information coming in this at hour, back to serious news this morning, the terror attacks in brussels. . >> secretary of state john kerry just delivering the news that two americans were killed in the bombings. we have the latest coming up. why do we do it? why do we spend every waking moment, thinking about people? why are we so committed to keeping you connected? why combine performance with a conscience? why innovate for a future without accidents? why do any of it? why do all of it? because if it matters to you, it's everything to us. the xc60 crossover. from volvo. to take advantage of this offer on the 2016 volvo xc60 crossover
it is 6:57. a brother and sister caught in the brussels airport explosion as they headed back to new york. apparently did not survive. >> sasha and alex pinzowski were on the phone with their mother when the bombs exploded. that's when the phone went dead. in the last few minutes, secretary of state john kerry, who's in brussels, did confirm that americans were killed in the attacks on tuesday. secretary kerry arrived there several hours ago for emergency talks on security with european leaders. we now have the names of the victims in last night's deadly triple shooting on staten island. 47-year-old adele rivera and her 21-year-old son anthony were killed outside the mariners harbor houses. another man was wounded. the shooting may have involved a dispute over a car sale. the shooter is still on the loose. and let's get a final check on the commute. >> you have to see this disabled vehicle. i mean, i thought it was just a little vehicle, no, we have something pretty good rocking
bridge. they're trying to get the disabled tractor-trailer off of the bridge, but it's causing a bit of a backup. small backup. because it is good friday, we don't have a lot of people on the roadway. that's the deal. "m" and "r" trains, signal problems at elmhurst avenue, so metropolitan avenue-bound, you have those delays. other than that, no major problems happening. >> that's good news on a good friday. >> i can't say that often. >> that's right. you'll want to pack an umbrella this morning, maybe not one that covers an acre, like mine, but there could be a few showers out there through the midday hour. 52 right now. temperatures rising well into the 60s. again, a couple of showers possible through the early part of the afternoon, then after we clear out, near 70 degrees later on today. it's a little bit cooler over the weekend, but still above average. rain returning by monday. have a good one. >> thank you, jeff. that's the news for now. thanks for joining us. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm lori stokes. thanks for start toing your
up everywhere, good morning america, have a terrific weekend, everyone. bye-bye. good morning, america. breaking news in the brussels terror attacks. at least seven suspects swept up in police raids overnight. a massive manhunt for the two suspected members of that terror cell still at large as authorities say they have foiled another deadly attack planned in paris. and this morning, the american victim who survived the brussels airport blast and two other terrorist attacks speaking out on "gma." the war over wives strikes a nerve. >> donald, you're a sniveling coward and leave heidi the hell alone. >> ted cruz hits donald trump after the gop front-runner shares this image. now a former trump employee opens up about what it's really like working for the donald as a