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cleanup is under way after a massive fire tore through homes and businesses in new jersey. "eyewitness news" is live as investigators work to determine exactly what sparked the flames. residents get a first look at the scope of the damage. also, the presidential candidates are taking a bite out of the big apple ahead of the state's primaries. several rallies planned today. we'll tell you what you need to know about those. good morning, everybody. looking at a live picture right outside of our studios here. traffic is picking up a little bit. a lot of our fans are heading home to watch the show. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. spring's not showing up, michelle's not here. you know what's happening? >> everything is out of whack this morning.
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we're all a little jealous of that. >> very busy social calendar for her this month. >> amy freeze all day yesterday they were using the "s" word. >> i cannot believe it. i was in a convenience store and they had the forecast that had snow and i was like, no. >> this is april, right? >> usually it's the cell phones that people are looking at. now convenience stores are overruling ours. >> amy, i come to you. we do get started with the rumors of snow, and it is possible that you could see a slushy mix in spots. we're not looking for large accumulations, but nonetheless, uncomfortable and just the threat of seeing a winter-like precipitation in april. it is a little discouraging. here comes warm temperatures. that's usually why a spring snow turns out to be a wetter snow.
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ground temperatures. we have the high angle of the sun and it's coming into daylight. a lot, too, to get past in order to see any cell accumulations. right now, 25 degrees for monticello. there are subfreezing temperatures out there. higher elevations if you have a better chance. 28 degrees identify there in wrightstown. the windchills right now are at the freezing point and even in the teens in some places. there's some dry air in place. the moist air, again, and even where the colder temperatures are, the moisture will be scarce. we'll see a mix of wet snow on nongrassy areas and even more in some areas through central new jersey and up to an inch. we'll be watching this as it develops over the next couple of hours. we'll see the clouds develop
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it's all out of here by probably sunset tonight. temperatures will remain in the upper 30s and low 40s. coming up, we'll talk the second half of the weekend, what's ahead long-term and get a better idea of timing for you as well so you can plan your saturday. rob, back to you. we're continuing to follow that massive fire that broke out in new jersey yesterday. one building collapsed under all of those intense flames. in all, three buildings were destroyed, six firefighters injured. this morning as cleanup continues, investigators are working to determine exactly what sparked all of this. "eyewitness news" reporter marcus solis is joining us live with the latest. good morning, marcus. >> reporter: good morning, rob. everything has been leveled. you can see the damage here, the destruction, the gaping hole where three buildings once stood. those buildings housed five businesses, had apartments above them. now just on the ground here. that fire yesterday on west
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cell phone video captured the moment the exterior wall of one of those buildings came crashing down. there were firefighters nearby, resulting in some of those injuries. this went to five alarms. volunteer companies from nearly a dozen surrounding communities came out to assist the key port fire department. all told, 200 firefighters on scene battling the flames made difficult by whipping winds. at one point, a ruptured gas line. >> it was just like an intern know. it was flames every dids where that started spin -- everywhere, that started spinning up. you couldn't do anything about it. you felt helpless. i was just standing there in awe. >> this is really bad. we don't have fires often. these buildings are all over 100 years old.
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>> reporter: again, six firefighters injured. the injuries described to be as minor. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. live in key port, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> thank you much. you see those firefighters running for their lives when that wall collapsed. hats off to you. in the bronx, a chinese food deliveryman took the mother's knife and stabbed him with it. the owner of the restaurant was making deliveries thursday night when he was confronted by two men who held knives up to his stomach and his throat. the deliver reman grabbed one of the knives and stabbed santana in the arm. santana was arrested. the other guy is still on the loose. the former owner of a restaurant in harlem is accused of running a $12 million ponzi scheme. he will be brought back here to new york. prosecutors say he fleeced
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wholesale liquor business. he ran the hudson river cafe wholesale liquor business. he ran the hudson river cafe and is believed to have links to at least one of the nypd officials disciplined last week amid a corruption probe. also, big developments in the child sex abuse scandal involving dennis hastert. federal prosecutors revealing that hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to a man he sexually abused decades ago when the victim was just 14 years old and hastert was high school wrestling coach at the time outside of chicago. prosecutors say he sexually abused at least four young boys years ago and kept it secret, somehow, throughout his political career. a family on long island is desperately trying to find a missing teenager. he was last seen six days ago, monday near his middle school in west bury. "eyewitness news" reporter lucy yang spoke with the boy's family. >> amare, come home. just come home. >> reporter: you can understand tiffany allen's anguish. 10:00 sunday night, she prayed with her 13-year-old son and tucked him into bed. by 6:00 monday morning, amare young was gone. >> i can't sleep. i'm constantly calling up missing persons, you know, posting things on facebook. my family is keeping me in prayer and encouraged. >> reporter: they believe the eighth grader ran away sometime in the middle of the night. the family says he is a good student who does not get in trouble. >> we're asking for the public's help to find amare. if they see him, we hope that they call us right away. >> reporter: amare's biological father and paternal grandmother live in queens. amare's mother suspects they may know something, but so far, no answers, which leaves amare's mother and stepfather in that horrible place of not knowing.
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not knowing where he is. >> mommy's here for you, you know? and she just wants to talk to you. she wants to know that you are okay. >> reporter: in westbury, long island, lucy yang, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> so sad. what they must be going through. >> i can't impatchen. coming -- i can't imagine. coming up, a strong number of delegates up for grabs on both sides of the aisle here in new york. all five presidential candidates are campaigning in our area ahead of our big primary on the 19th. we'll have the very latest on the race coming up. >> also ahead, brussels remains under elevated terror alert even after several people have been arrested, including five men accused of having links to the brussels bombings. this morning, how the latest arrests have raised new questions about one mystery suspect. all right, it is another saturday you will need your coats and your gloves and your hat. even a scarf with this one. we've got a wintry mix of
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primary set for april 19th. today, hillary clinton will host an organizing event in brooklyn. she emphasized what sanders spent the past two days questioning about her, her qualifications to become commander in chief. she also says donald trump's call for mexico to pay for that wall along our border with the u.s. is like a "saturday night live" skit. governor kasich will attend campaign events in rochester and west chester today. he campaigned upstate last night. the ohio governor did host a town hall up in syracuse. when asked about the possibility of what's seeming to be a likely contested gop convention come july, for all of that, kasich blamed the media for creating what he called a "negative attitude" about conventions.
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planned today, but he will be campaigning upstate tomorrow. toni? belgian authorities are trying to verify whether or not a man arrested yesterday was the so-called man in the hat. muhammad abrini was one of five wanted for the november paris attacks, although police say they are not exactly sure what haze role may have been if he was indeed involved. prosecutors are also trying to confirm if he's the man shown in security video right before and after last month's bombings at the airport. the jetblue flight attendant accused of trying to smuggle 70 pounds of cocaine through security has been held without bail before her trial. yesterday, a judge in california said she may be a flight risk. that overturned a judge's decision in new york last month to release her to her home confinement. the t.s.a. at l.a.x. says she dropped the bag full
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pulled aside for a random screening. >> when she did run away, she took off her gucci shoes when she decided to run away as lori stokes likes to point out. >> lori would notice that. she has that kind of class. >> i was like, all right, miss stokes. [ laughter ] straight ahead, despite rai resistance from traditional rockers, nwa triumphantly entered the rock 'n' roll hall of fame last night. you are looking at a clip from their movie compton."
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the commercials are running. >> i hope they brought their coats. >> yeah, really. >> oh, man. >> what's going on? >> well, you know. >> it's april. >> it is april. >> doesn't feel like it. >> huh-uh. talking about snow, you get the evenle eye around here. >> exactly. >> the stank eye. >> this is the case. it's not the first time it's ever happened, but it's unusual and not unheard of. you know, the thing is, it's not going to stack up to be too much at all. it's just kind of a rude announcement that we could have winter-like precipitation once we get into the beginning of spring. temperatures are cold enough north and west, built other spots are still very mild. temperatures in the upper 30s in the park. as you try to get any action or activity under way, we're dealing with a very dry surface. we also have these warm
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so any snow that falls would be very warm, you know, it's the warm atmosphere that likely will melt. it might see snow early mixing over to rain with accumulations, an inch perhaps, south of the city. western new jersey could get most of the snow this round. northeast winds currently under 10 miles per hour. windchills are in the mid-30s in la guardia. places where we get the higher wind gusts coming in, you'll feel the chill. so it's not a widespread chill every day. as the wind gusts come throughout the midday and evening hours, you'll definitely feel the cold. 18 is what it feels like in monticello right now. looking at the winds coming in here out of the south, this is where we'll see much of the energy through south jersey. it will cloud up real quickly. so even if the sun comes up and we see bright daylight, we'll see the clouds mixing in. what you can expect is rain mixing with wet snow.
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coming south to north. so don't expect this to be widespread across the entire area until much of the energy focused south of new york city. there will be a band of heavier, wet snow. it's interesting to see 1 to 3 inches for western new jersey. again, grassy surfaces and not really the roadways expecting the snow to stick. it will be damp and slippery in spots. coming across the delmarva, we've got rain on the north side of that. there's snow and colder air to contend with. so we'll see that coming across pennsylvania and making its way here. 8:00 a.m., it's crossing the state line, if you will, and moistening up the atmosphere with rain through south trenton and toms river. you can see morristown, central new jersey. here comes the snow, but look at the temperatures staying in the upper 30s. so we can see snow falling or
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perhaps sticking on very cold surfaces. then we get a period of snow through the early afternoon. that is out of here by sunset tonight. we're done with this with temperatures barely dropping into the mid-30s. so i don't think that we're really dealing with a lot of accumulation here. more slippery roads and just this rude announcement that we could potentially have a mix of rain and snow. notice that the futurecast does print-out a few inches for places like belmar and toms river because we have the most energy and snow coming down hard enough to see the grassy surface of accumulations. a trace to an inch you could get away without even seeing a flake in some spots. snow to rain clearing late tonight. 30 degrees, so anything that does get wet will certainly be slick and refreeze. tomorrow it's 48 degrees, and we get those wet spots and then we clear out. it turns out to be a nice sunday. we'll go with 48 degrees for the second half of the weekend and the accuweather seven-day
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that looks like a good day that clouds up. here comes the rain onuses near 60 degrees. spring thundershowers and a nice april day on wednesday. 56 degrees sounds good with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures pushing the upper 50s thursday and friday very seasonal. as we roll into the second half of the month, a bonus as our temperatures swing above average and we could perhaps catch up from the cold we've had early on. >> it's still so low, we can't get excited. >> it's so perky and happy, but it's like, yeah, but it's still cold. >> today bundle up for sure, and then we wait. >> fingers crossed for the warm- up. >> all right. >> thank you. well, "the view" co-host whoopi goldberg is inspiring the loosening of the medical marijuana laws to releave cramps.
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group that changed rap music forever. nwa, cheap trick, chicago, deep purple, and steve miller all honorees last night at the barclays center. in 2018, the induction ceremony will begin alternatorring between here in -- alternating between here in new york and ohio where the hall of fame is located. congrats to all of them. it is 6:25. it's time for sports. >> reporter: it's time to focus on making another world series push this year. first, a little motivation in the home opener against the phillies. a banner day. struck out six batters. only giving up one run. met bats quiet until the sixth inning when neil walker came through.
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the mets were up 7-1 before you knew it. the mets win 7-2. the win and the sore hat muscle nap's something the mets will keep an eye on. >> it got a little tight after the sixth inning. i said something to be smart about it early on. don't want to push it too much. i had a back issue in the spring. i don't think it's related to it. i'm not all that worried about it. >> reporter: the yankees no fun at all in detroit's tigers opening day. yankees lose 4-0 and try again later tote today. from now on, only two days
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brothers jeremy and jared grant playing against each other. they growth started. that's great, huh? big brother 16 for the knicks. philly gets to within two points. the nets on the road to play the hornets. 16 points, 17 rebounds for the nets. walker, bronx native 22 points, his 41st game with at least 20 for the hornets. jimmy lynn helps put it away down the stretch. nets lose 113-99. that is seven straight losses. the jets to ferguson reportedly set to retire. never missed a game in his 10- year jet career. heck, he only missed one play in ten years.
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jordan spieth went wire to wire to win it last year. looking to do the same this year. he struggled on the back nine. shot a 74, 4 under par for the two rounds. the number one player in the world didn't do much better. he's tied for 15. the number one player on the course was rory mcelroy. started the day in ninth. round 3 later today. whatever happens this weekend, laura behnke's got you covered. much more ahead on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, including a live look at the day's top stories. >> time now for the cleanup after a massive fire yesterday on the jersey shore. i'm marcus solis. details coming up in a live >> thank you, marcus. also ahead, a man accused of torturing a woman to death has been captured after escaping
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oh, nice looking sunrise. >> it's been a while since i've been here to see something like that. >> exactly. that is not a bad shot at all. it means nothing because it's still chilly out. welcome back. it is early on a saturday morning, april 9 am. >> it feels more like the weather is not moving with it. >> nor but it's all right. thanks for being with us. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. >> thanks for doing what weekends in a row with us. >> mm-hmm. got to give michelle that time off. she's got a social calendar. >> she's busy and globe
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amy freeze, what is going on? >> it's tricky. talking about the possibility of snow. it's tricky to be outside seeing the sun coming out. imagine we'll see snowflakes coming on. outside our front door, we've got a mix of sun and clouds. 38 degrees currently in the park. the atmosphere is dry. it will need to moisten up. we have windchills that peel subfreezing. wind chills in the teens and 20s. bundle up. we've got wind coming from a couple of different directions here. that will be affecting western
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so a lot happening with the weather right now. as we look at the satellite and radar picture, here come the clouds. then we'll see the precipitation starting down to the south. looks like a rain/snow beginning and snow accumulation again on grassy surfaces, most likely a trace to an inch is what we'll go with to northern new jersey and right down through southern new jersey. some tricky spots get more than an inch. messy weather, temperatures in the mid-30s. we'll go for highs today in the upper 30s and low 40s. i'll have the accuweather seven- day forecast coming up next. i'll see you then, rob. >> amy, thank you. we are continuing to follow that massive fire that broke one building actually collapsed under the intense flames. in all, three buildings were destroyed in all of this. six firefighters, in fact, were hurt this morning as cleanup continues. investigators are still working there at the scene to determine exactly what caused the fire.
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keyport with more on the story. >> reporter: good morning, rob. as the sun comes up, we get a better look at total destruction here. everything leveled on front street after the fire that grew yesterday to five alarms. it was around 4:30 when that fire started. you can see the video of the collapse of one of the exterior walls as firefighters tried to put this out. in all, about 200 volunteers from nearly a dozen communities coming to keyport to put out the fire that really whipped around by strong winds and also a ruptured gas line. owners ever businesses and residents could do nothing but watch in disbelief. >> it was like an inferno. a horrible inferno coming out of the top of the building. when the walls were coming down, with the walls
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business owners were crying and everything, you know? >> reporter: now, there's still an assessment as to how bad the loss is, the number of people displaced. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. we're live in keyport, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." the second man who escaped a hospital has been captured. 28-year-old ant garver crawled out of a window with another patient. the other patient was caught a day later, but garber was taken into custody last night. he was committed because he was accused of torturing a woman and stabbing her to death. the judge found him too mentally ill to stand trial. a $1 million bond has been set for a homeless teen accused
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her body was found in the creek on the university's campus earlier this week. police say he had the victim's duffel bag and some of her belongings with him when they arrested him. criner's sister says her brother is mentally ill and not responsible for the crime. >> i'm greatly, deeply sorry that this happened. i am deeply sorry, but i assure you my brother did not do this. >> the state says criner was in foster care but had run away at the time of wise' death. a former vanderbilt university football player has been convicted of raping a fellow student. the jury took only three hours to decide corey beatty was guilty of several counts of aggravated sexual battery and aggravated rape. beatty and three other players were charged with raping an unconscious student in a dorm room in 2013. beatty testified that he was so drunk that he could not remember the assault.
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found guilty of the crime last year, but a mistrial was declared shortly after. also a woman just added to the fbi's 10 fugitives list last week is now behind bars. brenda delgado was arrested accused of plotting the murder of her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend. dr. kendra hatcher was found fatally shot in a dallas parking garage in september. investigators say delgado planned the 35-year-old dentist's murder after learning she'd recently been introduced to her ex's parents. delgado is the ninth woman to ever be put on the fbi's most wanted list. such a tragedy. a baby girl recovering after a vicious pit bull attack in new jersey. we spoke to the neighbors who helped pull the dog away. the couple was walking when they were ambushed by the dog. witnesses say the mother's
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their homes in the normally quiet neighborhood. immediately, several neighbors took action. >> we got the baby out of the stroller and tied a tourniquet on her. the mother was distraught. the father was, too. we did what we had to do, you know? >> the little girl had to have more than 70 stitches. the doing is being held in quarantine until the courts decide what to do. we're seeing video this morning releasing the nypd of another slashing. this one at a subway station in manhattan. police believe the suspect is a momentless man. the attack happened on the number 6 platform at the bleaker street station yesterday. a 55-year-old man in israel whos what asleep on a bench woke up to the suspect trying to rob him. the victim was then slashed on his face, his neck, and even his hands then taken to the
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bruce springsteen has canceled a weekend concert that limits pro techs for gay and transextender people. the boss was supposed to play in greensboro. on his web site, springsteen says "some things are more important than a rock show. this fight against prejudice and bigotry, which is happening as i write, is one of them." the boss taking a stand. >> he is a jersey boy. >> indeed. coming up, changing the conversation in the modeling industry. one agency's bold move. a new plus size division for men. toni likes this idea. we'll
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the s-word a little bit this morning, snow. so who exactly may see this? is it more of a jersey thing or city thing? >> it's more of a jersey thing. this is the exact reason, rob. >> your people. >> i'll be out there. >> this is the reason right here that i don't -- that i never say never. >> you were very noncommittal. >> but can you respect me for it in a moment like this? >> absolutely. >> when you come back to the desk, i have a serious follow- up question. i'm putting you on notice now so have that in the back of why you are head. >> by the time i get back here, i will be so serious. okay. come on, everyone. saturday's starting off at 38 degrees. actually filtered sunshine out there right now. hard to believe we're even throwing around the possibility of snow, but a winter-like pick of precipitation kuwait possible. kept the camera fixited outside of our front door on the corner of 66 and columbus.
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now in the upper 30s. so warm enough to not see snow but rain. we'll be watching these temperatures come and go from time to time. it's possible the snow will fly. we have much of the energy through south jersey where we see temperatures at least cold enough to see snow. here's the futurecast. going throughout the day today, right out of our area. that is an indication that temperatures will play a major role. right now, closer into the city, we're in the upper 30s. it will be breezy and cool and see she's precipitations through the mid am part of the day and it gets out of here quickly. expect by 9:00, 10:00 a.m., there is rain to snow in spots through south jersey.
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jersey, it could be snow mixed to rain. and then we'll see a wet, damp day with temperatures tonight going through the freezing point. so looking in right now it's how this leading edge of the precipitation can come. it looks like rarititon is one of the places that get light snow. as far as go, just not that impressive. we will see a lot of melting both at the surface and even the atmosphere is still warm. we're several thousand feet above. we'll see what happens as this precipitation comes in. by 4:00, this is where we could get some banding done. belmar, you can see the accumulations going above an inch. everybody else, not looking for much. things looked nice as our temperatures return to almost 50 degrees on sunday afternoon. the week ahead will see moderations and temperatures
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here's the foot cast. here's our accuweather snowfall forecast trace to an inch at best. so if you are up to the hudson valley, you may not see any accumulation whatsoever. it's more wet than white with with some areas that got wet today and refreed. your accuweather seven-day forecast monday, comfortable with a few clouds around then rain develops late. monday looks like a real decent day. tuesday, we'll see showers around. it's mild and damp. wednesday, 56 degrees with the high. then we're pushing the upper 50s as we close out next week. a lot more april-like around here. must get through the weekend. unfortunately, we've been holding on to colder weather the last couple of weekends. maybe this will be the one that trumps it. >> anything i can do for you, mr. nelson. >> this is my barometer when it feels like spring.
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up and it's at least 60s across the board. that's when i feel like we're in spring. so when is your best time frame for when we may see that? >> i with ill commit to that. -- i will commit to that. i will see my best guess at that streak would be late april because of the trend that we're seeing right now. >> okay. that's not bad. >> so the last week of april. >> you are predicts seven days. >> 60s for the last seven days. >> i thought you were going to be like, august. >> that's my best guess. i'm not guaranteeing it. >> you have that disclaimer. >> we look forward to it. before we go to break, let's look at today's channel 7 [music] >> reporter: in new jersey, shop early at the home craft show.
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as you walk along shoelace park and hear tales of the old neighborhood. bryant park presents scotland on the terrace with the lunchtime concert. bring your kilt and swing on by. in west chester, get into your wild side for the weekend walks for all ages. follow the trail ninjas on the path for environmental education. welcome spring with a special musical performance and educational demonstration of west african "eyewitness news" instruments. enjoy long island bay area symphony arc extra as they present classical collections. for more information about these events and eachs that
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but what about the fellas? >> a major modeling company is breaking down barriers with male models that don't have a six pack or a set of guns. kimberly richardsson, is it just for women? >> i'm 6' 6'', 275 pounds. i have like a 42 inch waist. >> reporter: not your typical size of a fashion model. >> great smile, love it. >> reporter: then again, thattance the point. >> there always has to be something that sets it off like something that sets the change in motion. if i'm lucky enough to be that tipping point, that's amazing. i am very honored and humbled to be a part of that. >> reporter: part of a bold move in an industry that's traditionally not open to change. >> somebody had to start a conversation. we're going to do that. >> reporter: ivan runs img models and just launched a new condition called braun. zach is the face of it. the agency will scout out men
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>> this is a liberating moment for the industry, for myself to, you know, simply be who you are and comfortable in your own skin. >> reporter: zach has appeared in beer and sporting ads, but this is his big break in the industry. >> fashion and modeling is who i am now, not who i am if i gain weight or where i want to be. i think every large guy has a mini panic attack every time someone says the word husky because it brings you back to your mom draping you into the husky section. >> reporter: what's next for zach? let's think fashion week, possibly a runway show. at this point, the sky is the limit. >> as soon as the male community kind of bands together the way the women's community has, i think we can open up that conversation for
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>> it's a society like an enlightenment of beauty in a way. >> reporter: kemberly richardson, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> there you go. >> i like it. >> love it. >> there's room for everybody. >> that's right. all shapes and sizes and all of that good stuff. >> well -- >> when we come back, the weekend review. >> first, it is super cat saturday. s ay freeze, what's going on? >> we start with a sweet cat named angelo sent in by twitter. michael, thank you for sending that one in. riley is up first with beautiful green eyes. donna, regular "eyewitness news" viewer, thank you for sending it in. then we've got a dog trying to sneak in, yeah, a yankees fan trying to get the dogs in there. oh, no. we've also got mr. bear in there, too. we'll get you more cats, hashtag them. my twitter handle is@amy freeze.
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6:55. will the movie the "dark horse" find suck sense with american audiences? >> cliff curtis' role on the big screen is being called his best in the if imthat is among the finest -- in a film that is among the finest. >> reporter: the tv scar gained 60 pounds to play a role close to his heart and heritage. >> where he was once called the dark horse. >> reporter: he was a real guy who was like cliff curtis, one of the agroup of people who arrived centuries before europeans got there. >> that's how we caught the sun.
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real promis as a chess play -- promise as a chess player. cast aside by his own kin, he finds a home in a local chess club. >> i want to lead you all for championships. >> reporter: but he suffers from a severe bipolar disorder. >> take your meds, get your sleep. just promise you you won't let them down. >> reporter: watching him try not to fall short is enlightening and entertaining. gen may be given to sudden outbursts, but his heart is always in the right place. when the poor kids meet their
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indeed, you will be rooting for all of the children leaves behind. >> reporter: a scrappy bunch of against them. this is hardly a new plot. i realize a movie about chess in new zealand is a tough sell. i want to thank my friend ellen to convince me to go see the "dark horse" so i could urge you to check it out. >> okay. >> toni said she can't wait to go see it. >> there's just been a lot of chess movies. that's all i have to say. >> you are all over it. >> if i have a day off. coming up in the next hour of "eyewitness news" saturday morning, we're following that massive fight that broke out in keyport causing a building to collapse and six firefighters
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captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: developing this morning, a fire rips through multiple buildings in new jersey leaving six firefighters hurt.
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damage this morning and trying to figure out exactly what sparked this destructive fire. we're live on the scene in keyport where the investigation is under way. >> plus, the race for the white house continues to blip through new york where presidential contenders will be today as they look ahead to the april 19th primary. we are in store for, believe it or not, a wintry weekend. snow is back in the forecast. yes, folks, it is april. we promise. looking at a live picture of lower manhattan on this april 9th. >> i know. >> you look like you want it to be spring but it's not spring. nye my gloves are still in the scar. >> at least it's the weekend. hey, good saturday morning. >> that doesn't work anymore. >> i'm trying. >> amy, that just doesn't work
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>> huh-uh. >> i've been saying it's not going to be that bad. >> oh, we're back in. >> you know, snow possible in april is that bad, ride? i don't think we'll see ways spread snow. we've got 38 degrees coming out of the work. temperatures are warm. that typically in spring leads to a wet snow. right now, we have subfreezing numbers with a lot of spots outside of the city. 21 in monticello. these areas north and west are actually away from the energy of where we're going to see the precipitation. farther down the south, we have writes down through south
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get all of the action. expect a winter-like rain mainly south. coming in delmarva, you can see rain on the radar. there is a piece of energy headed toward central new jersey. that could be the snow. some of that swings into south jersey as the storm pulls off to the east. so we're looking for winter- like precipitation. it's not all snow for everybody. in fact, the farther north you are, the more likely you are to hold on to some of the sun shine we have this morning. filtered sunshine remains over the boroughs. here's the leading edge over phillipsburg right now. these are the places we could see some accumulations. the snowfall forecast 1 to 3 inches from western new jersey and south east pa that's where see see the most snow.
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instead, just a rude day to spend the within the. the rest of the saturday looks like this. i'll have much more in the seven-day forecast coming up next. rob? we are continuing to follow a developing story out of new jersey right now massive fire ripped through three buildings. on top of that, six firefighters were injured. >> this morning, investigators will be sifting through mounds of rubble. >> reporter: that is what is left of the three buildings completely demolished after the fire yesterday here on west front street. there's dramatic moments. cell phone video shows a scary moment when an exterior wall collapsed injuring a couple of firefighters that were there. this started around 4:30
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eventually grew to five alarms. it took firefighters from surrounding areas, nearly a dozen communities to come here and help out to put 200 firefighters at one point. >> reporter: we have the whipping winds as firefighters contend with a ruptured gas line. you felt helpless. i didn't know what to do. i was in awe. >> these buildings are all over 100 years old. it is a loss for keyport as well. >> and investigators will be going through it. the cause of the fire has not
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we're live in keyport, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> all right, marcus. thank you very much. of course, new york's still the center of the political universe for another week and a half. let's talk politics. presidential candidate bernie sanders will hold four rallies in three boroughs today. the first one kicks off at 10:00 a.m. in washington heights. sanders spent time in manhattan at the broadway musical "hamilton" after hosting in brooklyn. he walked in and got a standing ovation. he and his wife did say they paid for their own ticket. the tickets are not cheap. polls show sanders, meanwhile, still trailing hillary clinton by double digits ahead of the primary here on the 19th. speaking of clinton, the secretary will host an organizing event in brooklyn. last night, left hand led a campaign rally emphasizing what sanders questioned about her, her qualifications to become
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clinton also said donald trump's call for mix coe to pay for a wall along the border with the u.s. is like a ""saturday night live" skit. he campaigned upsay the last night. when asked about the possibility of a contested gop convention, which is looking more and more likely, saucic blamed the media for creating what he called a "negative attitude about conventions. as for donald trump, he has no events planned today, but he will be campaigning upstate tomorrow. toni? a chinese food deliveryman in the bronx turned the tables on an armed mugger. the deliveryman is 0 also the owner of the restaurant making a delivery thursday night when he was confronted with two men
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he grabbed one of the knives and stabbed the suspect jason santana in the arm. police arrested santana. the other person with the knife is still on the loose. a man suspected in 16 armed robberies across two boroughs is detectives say 30-year-old august robbins had robberies spanning over 11 days. in each one, he told workers he had a gun and grabbed money from the register before running off. police say he has been charged with the robbery for one of the most recent robberies. they say the investigation into the other 15 is still ongoing. gun control supporters will be on their annual bike ride. team 26 makes the ride to honor the 20 children and six adults killed in sandy hook elementary school in that shooting in 2012. the group will make stops here in new york, new jersey, and a few other states to talk with
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when they get to washington d.c., team 26 will deliver a petition calling for tougher gun laws on college campuses. the petition has nearly 38,000 signatures. still to come, paul walker's daughter is getting a multi-million dollar settlement in her father's death. where the big payout is coming from. also ahead, it may not feel like spring out there, but the flowers are still in bloom. hear how hundreds of cherry blossom trees in new jersey will be putting on a very special show today. >> our blossoms are getting sort of a rude awakening today because we have a winter-like precipitation coming in. yes, snow to rain, rain to snow, right through the early afternoon. then we'll clear things out for the second at stop & shop, shoppers are discovering low prices by the thousands, plus a thousand more that just dropped. all these low prices! what are you trying to do, get me to feed the whole neighborhood?
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good morning, this is your captain speaking. it's a beautiful day with sunny skies and a light tailwind out of the northeast.
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published reports say meadow walker's settlement was reached in 2014. walker's attorney said no one noticed it for more than a year because of the name it was filed under. roger rod a. s was driving the -- rodas was driving the porsche they were riding in back in 2013. rain or snow or shine, the parade kicks off this afternoon. you can see all the kilts and bagpipes from 44th up to street. the parade kicks off at 2:00 this afternoon. this year's grand marshal is here currently playing jamie frazier in "outlander." something special is happening at the cherry blossom festival huge in new jersey. this will be the first spring that the 5,000 will bloom all at the same time. 1,000 trees with are planted
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smile stone possible. this year's cherry blossom festival kicks off today and runs through april 24th. it is a must-see when you come to the garden state. >> looking like d.c. >> better. >> better? >> better, of course. it's close by, too. there you go. >> no one has more jersey pride than toni yates. never doubt that. the mets have a little more incentive and why they left with more than a little more home runs just ahead. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all.
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it's 7:17. welcome back. we're looking out the windows and people are in big coats, gloves, hats and it's april. >> what is going on? make it stop. >> outside our front door here at the studio, we're looking at the upper west side. there is a little bit of filtered sunshine if you will. so the boroughs and everything north gets a better chance of holding on to a decent morning. for areas south and especially southwest of the city, we'll see the clouds really rapidly increasing. we are looking at the possibility of some snow. yeah, even an accumulation on grassy surfaces for parts of jersey. so let's get started, first with temperatures because this was the main factor when you are trying to see a storm develop in the month of april. there are a lot of things that stomp it down. number one, warm temperatures. that makes for of course a wetter snowfall overall.
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where the snow would stick is tricky because it's just too warm. that's the scenario right now. 38 in the park. many areas outside of the city are subfreezing. we've got poughkeepsie at 29. even areas in south jersey are at the freezing point. we have smithstown at 29 and 32 for bridgeport. all of the energy looks to be focused to the south of the ski. so the headline's going. there is a winter-like mix. let's break it down as far as timing goes. through south jersey, the atmosphere is starting to moisten up and rain first changing over to snow. the reminder that once the rain comes down, it will decrease the temperatures even further. slick spots are expected today.
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the snowfall forecast goes 1 to 3 inches for that area in western pa and a trace to an inch for other spots. suspended saturday in april. all in all, the futurecast shows this coming through about midday. this mix of color, blue, yellow, orange, these are all rain showers coming through. then we get this lighter blue and the purples and pinks. that is the snow. so the colder side of this is on the north. so it doesn't rule out the potential. especially as this system wraps out late this afternoon to create a few bands of snow that leave behind a few inches for parts of south jersey. so keep in mind that the temperatures will be very cold thinned had and early tomorrow. sunday likes like a decent day. on the futurecast here, this is the last part of the snow where
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the storm where we could see a couple of inches accumulate. we'll make the official call this way through western pennsylvania up to 3 inches, again on on nonpaved surfaces. the coldest surfaces we could see snow stacking up. sunday turns out to be decent. then monday, we start the workweek with clouds in place and maybe some sprinkles on monday. tuesday, we'll have more showers moving through. this afternoon it is minor accumulations of 43. it's on the warmer side of seeing snow stick or even appear in the atmosphere. slick? spots tonight and tomorrow. 48 degrees and a nice end to the weekend. the accuweather seven-day forecast. here it is on monday. put more clouds into the forecast here. temperatures are near 60 degrees, but it won't be completely dry. tuesday, we see showers and damp conditions for much of the day. rain will come and go on tuesday. wednesday's nice, back to the second half of the week.
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april like the second half. month of april is looking above go. so there you go. the farther north you are, the butter your saturday will look. i hope that helps. >> it does help. >> oh, what is that? [ laughter ] >> she just started talking. >> it could be a voice command.
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>> i had to shuttle siri down. [ laughter ] terry collins said 2015 is over. time to put the magical run behind them and focus on making another world series push this year. first, a little motivation in the home opener against the phillies. a banner day. jacob gets the start. he was great. he left after six innings. mets bats quiet until the sixth inning when kneel walker came through in his city field debut. michael followed that up with an rbi double. the mets were up 7-1 before you knew it. the bull pen closes. mets were up. getting the win and the sore hat muscle, something the mets will keep an eye on. >> i said something to be smart about it early on as it got tight. ip homing it's elements. i had a back issue in the spring. i don't think this is related to it. i'm not really that worried about it.
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no fun at tigers opening day. the yanks couldn't figure out detroit's jordan zimmerman. capped things off with this shot in the seventh. they try again later today. well, from now on, only two games left for the nicks then nothing but tree time. they were on the road last night in philadelphia. brothers jeremy and jared grant playing against each other. they both started. that's great, huh? here's jeremy with 10 points. big bother jaren money he had six points. robin lopez and philly gets to within two points. jared grant knocks down a big bucket in the final minutes. nicks win to snap a two-game losing skit. the nets on the road to play the hornets. shar lott already clinching a
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16 points, 17 rebounds for the nets. bronx native 22 points. jeremy lin helps put it away down the stretch. that is seven straight losses. the jets reportedly set to retire. never missed a game in his ten- year career and heck, never missed more than one play in the entire ten years. he struggled a bit in round two. made double bogey and struggled on the back nine. the number one player in the world didn't fare much better. jason day is now tied for 15 this morning. rory mcelroy started the day in the ninth. opens the day, one stroke behind spieth. round 3 later today.
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whatever happens this weekend, laura behnke's got you covered. i'm rob powers. i'll see you back here on monday. >> thank you, rob. we'll have more coming up. >> assessing the damage after that massive fire in new jersey yesterday.
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to "eyewitness news." looking at a live picture of lower manhattan. one world trade and lady liberty off to the right. it's not a typical day but not too bad. >> it's not even fun cold, you know, like the snow is going to come and it will be enough to have a good time out in the snow with the kids. it's just like that irritating. >> why you you with the good time and snow in the same sentence, i will never know. >> the snow will be fun. >> we've got to work in the snow. remember that. welcome to the 7:30 half hour of "eyewitness news" saturday morning. thanks for being with us. i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. i haven't seen her in a while. >> she's in florida. >> what's going on, amy freeze? >> much. winter we went without snow.
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we're looking at snow last week for parts of the area. cold temperatures in spots but 38 degrees is the start. a lot of the times it's just so warm that it turns out more wet than white. plus, a lot of the energy to the smith is to the south of us. the farther north you are this morning, even though temperatures are very cold, white plains is at 29. we have filtered sunshine and through south jersey, we are clouding up. here's what you can expect. rain mixes with the wet snow and develops by 10:00 a.m. the band will have parts of south jersey. western new jersey maybe to
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icy roads tonight when everything refreezes. it will be wet weather for new york, south and west today. and we can see it showing up already for south jersey. light rain beginning to moisten the atmosphere. here's the snow and white on the north end of the system. once this exits or pushes off to the east, the colder bands of snow will work their way into south jersey. that's what we're watching for, for the accumulation. 1 to 3 inches is the top number. for the next several hours, look for temperatures in the 30s and 40s. rob? >> amy, change you very much. we're following that massive fire that probing out in new jersey that caused a building to collapse and also six firefighters were hurt in all of this. today, cleanup crews and investigators will be back at the scene. marcus solis is joining us live from keyport with a look at the after-math. good morning, marcus. >> speaking with a couple of property owners here on west front street.
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roofing work done. that is being looked into as a possible cause. you can see the devastation of what took place yesterday. the fire left so many people in complete disbelief when it broke out around 4:30. another further clarification. this was two buildings, not three. one of them a larger warehouse that may have led to the initial confusion. fire. eventually 200 firefighters on hand to battle the fire. there was at least a couple hundred people coming out here. when the walls collapsing, some of the business owners were know? i don't even know, they are not
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>> six firefighters did suffer injuries. they are said to be doing okay. the official cause now determines it wears there was roofing work being done. that may have caused that fire that took place yesterday. and we're live in keyport, marcus solis, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> marcus, thank you. the second man who escaped a script hospital in washington state has been captured. police say 28-year-old anthony are good very crawled out of a window of a low security unit with another patient on wednesday. garver was committed because he aaccused of torturing and stabbing a woman to death. a judge found him too mentally ill to stand trial. we're hearing from the neighbors who helped pull a dog away from a vicious attack. a couple was pulling their 11-
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when the couple and baby were ambushed by the dog. witnesses say the mother's screams brought people out of their homes in the quiet neighborhood. immediately, several neighbors took action. >> i got the baby out of the stroller and tied a tourniquet on her. we did what we had to do, you know? >> the little girl had to have more than 70 stitches. the dog is being held in quarantine until the courts decide who to do. the pill bull's owners are due back in court may 4th. another slashing at a subway station in manhattan. police believe the suspect they are searching for is a homeless man. the attack happened on the number 6 platform at the bleaker street station yesterday. police say a 55-year-old man from israel who was asleep on a bench woke up to the suspect trying to rob him. the victim was then slashed on his face, neck, and hands and was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
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restaurant in harlem is now charged with running a $12 million ponzi scheme. hamlet peralta was in court but will be brought back to new prosecutors say he fleeced people in what turned out to be a fake whole say the liquor business. he is believed to have links to at least one of the nypd officials disciplined last week amid a growing corruption probe. coming up next, an air b&b rental got a little too dirty for one tenant. hear what he's doing to help landlords track illegal sublets on their properties. >> we've been talking about it all morning with amy freeze. some areas will be seeing snowflake flakes today. meteorologist amy freeze is
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welcome back, everybody. oh, it is -- >> did you see that? [ laughter ] >> it is a beautiful november morning, and we're glad you are with us.
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have to put that back. >> i mean, yeah. it is an alert in the farm of we're getting the type of weather we don't expect this time of year. i wouldn't call it an alert of snow that will cancel plans. i think it's something you have to be aware of, and you are probably going, ew, i don't want the details on that. there is a little bit of winter-like precipitation coming. on a saturday in april, not that fun. >> i always am fascinated by the terminology that gets used in the weather department like polar vortex and then yesterday, lee goldberg when i was filling in on the 4:00 p.m. show with liz cho. he put a new one on me. am i saying it right, graupel? >> yes. graupel is a form of precipitation. it's more like a pellet of ice but not the same as hail and not the same as -- >> sleet? >> sleet. graupel actually is several
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it's kind of complicated. we'll talk on the break, you and i. >> it's just a new word for me. >> rob's working on his weather badge. [ laughter ] >> i try to prepare him, he's tested by lee and that's how it works. graupel will be the next subject. it will be a mix of rain, sleet, rain and snow that we have across the area today. the farther north you are, the better your day will look. around the boroughs, we have this filtered sunshine. it's a great shot with the empire state building and one world trade. 38 degrees is what we have currently. actually, when we look at the sky and look westward, this is where we could actually see a little bit more cloud coverage across the area. that's really what we're going to be waiting for. this system coming from the west and the southwest throughout the day today. that will change things for us. looking at the winds for us right now, they are mainly
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on the futurecast, yes, much of the day we've got the precipitation around the area. look how it's foulke cussed on south jersey. a lot of colors, too. that's another indication it's not all rain and snow. that's the first hurdle to clear, getting snow in april. there are a lot of places outside in the city that are freezing. rain does mix with the wet snow developing by 10:00 a.m. south of us, through south jersey and parts of western new jersey. the band of heavier, wet snow comes late in the afternoon where we could see the accumulations on the grassy surfaces. icy roads tonight, this is important. any place getting wetness, we could see slippery conditions for early on sunday morning. there it is getting under way through the delmarva. wall of this wettens and moistens the atmosphere. all of this to the north side of the storm, there is snow
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that comes towards western new jersey. as this develops throughout the day today, you'll see clouds increasing. you'll see a little bit of light precipitation. a little late in the afternoon when all of the accidents happen. we even get into the 40s in the city. then here comes the rain. all rain to begin with. then on the backside, we see mixing in, and flakes fly. you could get slushy accumulations on grassy surfaces. so near 50 degrees to close out the weekend on sunday. again, futurecast pointing to south jersey as a place where you could see a heavier band of snow. we'll call it a trace to an inch in the official snowfall. parts of western new jersey, 1 to 3 inches at best. that would be the heavier bands
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we close the weekend and start the workweek nicely as well. an overcast with sprinkles at times. minor accumulations of that snow south of us. tomorrow sunshine and a high of the accuweather seven-day forecast, take time here to show you the sprinkles coming into the afternoon on monday and rain on tuesday. it will be mild and damp, though. temperatures both days are near 60 degrees. once, thursday, and friday, a lot like april should be. the second half of the month, we have a lot better weather or above average numbers. so it looks like we could, you know, take the turn, go around the curve. >> once and for all. >> jump the bend, whatever, it looks better for the second half of the month. >> thank you, lord.
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chat later. >> graupel, the weirdest phrase. >> thanks. climbing a tree can be kind of a rite of passage as a kid. one young one in oregon soon realized that some trees may be too tall to climb. she's 9 years old and showing off her skills making it almost to the top of one of her neighbor's trees. the only problem is, she could not find a way down. when her dad couldn't help her, the fire department came calling. >> the girl had a few scratches and says she won't be climbing another tree any time soon. >> awe. >> i respect her for getting up that high. that's not easy. you have to have a, you know, a plan -- >> you don't know when you are 9 years old that you can't come down the same way you went up, you know? >> now she knows. still to come on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, an air bnb user's apartment got used for a kinky party, and now he's taking action.
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here we go. a man who had haze apartment rented out at air bnb only to have a sex party issued there, he's trying to make sure it doesn't happen to anyone else. >> reporter: his terrible experience with air bnb prompted him to create a business that targets the company. >> if you list on air bnb, we'll find you and tell and they will evict you. if you take on housing cart, you may end up on the black list. >> reporter: we reported how he used air bnb to list his own sublet in chelsea, the person who rented through an orgy and prompted the police to show up and an eviction. he says he didn't understand
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was breaking the law by renting out his apartment. now he's a crusader to figure out who's offering an illegal sublet. >> we're using technology, artificial intelligence and computers to match the content, the words and pictures that are on the sites to data that we have in new york city about the buildings and public data. >> reporter: and you don't have to be a property landlord to use the service. if you think your neighbor is doing an illegal sublet, you can sign up to sublet five for just $10 a month. he says that's a worthwhile investment for property owners. >> if you catch this with sublet spy before the city does, you save yourself at least one $10,000 fine and tens of thousands in legal fees and property damage and time wasted.
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neighbors so many problems after using air bnb. >> the fact that i get a little bit of enjoyment of making air bnb square, yeah that's a bonus. >> reporter: air bnb didn't respond to our request for a comment. >> a lot of back stories popping up on this whole air bnb thing. >> that's the danger. there's insurance and all that, but you don't know at the end of the day, who you are really letting in your place money. >> exactly. >> be careful. >> sometimes the freaks come out at night. all right. super cat saturday, amy, what's going on. >> didn't like the segue there. >> good luck. >> super cat saturday, we've got riley this morning. what a sweetie pie. looks like getting ready for a trick or treat right after pulling the trick. thank you, donna, for sending it in this morning. maggie, very comfort annal. i like the pose. the beautiful cat. i always remember you when you get sent in. we've got lulu this morning causing trouble.
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after an escaped mental patient and accused murder is back in custody -- murderer is back in custody. also, bruce springsteen taking a stand against the bathroom bill that critics say discriminates against gay, lesbian and bisexual people. the boss is canceling his concert and he's not the only one to be speaking out. >> three guys stranded on an uninhabited pacific island rescued after a naval plane spotted their cry for help spelled out in palm leaves. this is like a combination of "gilligan's island" and a tom hanks movie. we'll have that coming up on a busy saturday morning. >> finally, that help sign worked for somebody. >> exactly. >> their second choice was a message in a bottle. that would have been slowerp. >> whatever it takes at that point. >> yeah. >> dan, good to see you. >> likewise.
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expected today after a devastating fire that injured six firefighters and destroyed several businesses. >> "eyewitness news" reporter marcus solis is joining us live from keyport with more. >> reporter: some of that work under way. you can see the heavy equipment now on the pile of debris after the devastating fire that took place around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. it was on west front street here in keyport. two buildings going up. one warehouse and another building that has apartments above it and stores down below. this was a five-alarm fire at one point, 200 firefighters from several communities coming here to assist, fueled by the winds and also a ruptured gas line before it was finally brought under control. six firefighters suffering minor injuries. the official cause has not yet been determined, but property owners say here there was roofing work going on. that may be a possibility that investigators are looking into. we're live in keyport, marcus
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>> thank you, marcus. police released this video of the city's most recent slashing. it happened at the bleaker street stop. a 55-year-old man from israel was asleep on a bench when he woke up to a man trying to rob him. the man attacked the 55-year- old slashing him on the face, the neck and arms. investigators are searching for a homeless man in connection with that attack. with that, a final check on the forecast with miss freeze. what is going on? >> looking at how this is shaping up for us, we're going to start with the rain/snow mix here about mid-morning for areas south. then as we go throughout the day today, yes, mixed precipitation coming and going. accumulations are minimal. it's mainly going to happen nor areas well south of the city through south jersey and also through parts of western new jersey money we have dim sunshine out there right now. 38 degrees is one of the major hurdles in getting snow to accumulate in the month of april.
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today. we freeze tonight. so that means any surfaces that do get wet will be slick for travel. moving into sunday afternoon, things look good. 48 on monday, cloudy with sprinkles. tuesday the rain and second half of the week looks good with mid to upper 50s. so i guess it's rude to announce that snow could happen on a saturday in april. i don't think it's anything that stops plans. just be aware of it. >> maybe this is winter's last gas maybe. >> yeah, if we have something to do with it. that'll do it for this good morning, america. breaking overnight, behind bars, a murderer who escaped from a psychiatric hospital captured after a huge manhunt. >> it was good old-fashioned police work. >> the search high and low. how he made it 300 miles and where he was finally captured.


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