tv Eyewitness News This Morning WABC April 15, 2016 4:30am-6:00am EDT
after donald trump said that the republican primary process is unfair the rnc chairman responded that trump should have known the rules a year ago. in trump's defense he didn't expect anyone would fall for this a year ago. >> lots of fodder there. i love it. >> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america" and have a great friday. >> have a great weekend.
person is killed in a triple shooting in new jersey. the key details police are working with this morning as they search for the gunman. and the battle in brooklyn, the democratic white house contenders face off in a fiery debate. we're live breaking down all highlights this morning. and new this morning, a flight out of laguardia is forced to make an emergency landing. hear what cracked the plane's windshield in midair. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> thank you for joining us i'm ken rosato, it is friday, april 15th. and halfway through the month. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> did you say the 15th? >> you have until the 18th. enjoy it. >> do you really? [ laughter ] >> here we go let's take a look outside this morning. we have ourselves some sunshine on your way today. clear skies right now. 45 degrees. going to be a great start to the day.
suburbs? 34 poughkeepsie and today we hit 49 by 10:00 and going to get to maybe 63-degrees this afternoon. lots of sunshine and only gets warmer and we get to 70 this weekend. and 76 on monday. the 18th. we're talking more about this coming up in just a minute. weather and traffic all together in seven minutes. debbie duhaime is live for us. heading out to exit 40 getting out to what chong and warren. it's an accident and a fuel spill two lanes blocked. bayonne bridge construction going on until 5:00 all lanes remain closed. service changes on the 2 train, 4, 67 and also on the d. e. and f. and metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit on time. a look at the fdr drive construction still out here 60s through the 70s alternate side still in effect.
sanders faced off in a fierce debate in brooklyn. the rivals ripped into each other sparring over a number of hot topics at times even yelling at each other. eyewitness news reporter dray clark live in east harlem where clinton is campaigning later this morning. good morning. >> reporter: it was perhaps the most contentious debate we've seen between hillary clinton and bernie sanders and that was the expectation considering so much negativity or rhetoric has been education changed in recent week -- exchanged in recent weeks. >> i do question her judgment, i question a judgment which voted for the war in iraq. [ cheering and applause ] the worst foreign policy blunders in the history of this country. >> reporter: the battle of brooklyn quickly turned to a heated and lively debate. bernie sanders blasting hillary clinton because she voted for the iraq war. and for taking millions of dollars from wall street.
behaviors of the banks when i was a senator. >> secretary clinton called them out. oh my goodness. crushed by that. >> reporter: a new poll shows clinton's national lead over sanders down to 6%. and that is the poll's margin of error. the tightening race and a rowdy crowd adding fuel to the fire. >> you're both screaming at each other. the viewers won't be able to hear either of you. >> reporter: but for two hours, sanders and clinton kept it up. arguing over israel, birth control, and each other's tax returns. clinton calling sanders out for criticizing wall street but not the makers of assault weapons. >> what about the greed and recklessness of the gun manufacturers and dealers in america? >> mayor de blasio and clinton side by side celebrating her debate performance at a party hosted by the mayor. >> it was a great debate.
but we got to keep working. >> reporter: with sanders saying clinton seemed under pressure and anisi during the i -- uneasy during the debate. >> i think the pam pain and the secretary are getting a little bit nervous. i think it's undeniable that we have the momentum. >> reporter: and bernie sanders is now preparing to make that trip to the vatican tomorrow. meanwhile hillary clinton will make that campaign stop here at east harlem and then she heads off to california for a few high dollar fundraisers. on the republican side, john kasich, ted cruz and donald trump will all be campaigning upstate. coming up this morning at 5:00, we'll take a look at how things went on the republican side last night. which also turned out to be a quite lively one. we're live this morning in harlem, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. we learned this manage that at least -- morning that at least 31 people were arrested last night and protests outside the annual republican gala in
police swarmed after protesters marched and through grand central terminal at rush hour. it was calm inside with the speeches by the three contenders. but -- >> just a great city. it's a vibrant city and amazing city. we have to be careful. our mayor has to be careful because he can blow it very quickly if he keeps going the way he's going. not doing good. we better be careful. mr. mayor. >> protests outside the grand hyatt were focused on trump he made no mention of them during a speech praising new york values. we are counting down to primary day on tuesday, channel 7 is your source for everything you need to know. stay with us on tv and online for updates with the candidates and results on tuesday night. 4:36. and developing this morning, one person was killed in a triple shooting in new jersey. it happened at about 10:00 last night near taylor and hickory streets in orange. one person died at the scene. and two others were rushed to the hospital. police say the suspects took
-- ford explorer, no arrests have been made. also right now police are searching for the person who shot and killed man in manhattan. 23-year-old elliot caldwell was found shot to death in the east village last night. it happened on east 13th street. he was shot in the back police say. no arrests have been maded. nanny charged in the stabbing deaths of two children who were left in her care has rejected a plea deal. cross lynn ortega was offered is a years in prison for -- 15 years in prison for each of the two murders. prosecutors are asking for life without parole for ortega as she's accused of killing a 6- year-old girl and her 2-year- old brother inside their upper west side apartment in 2012. ortega returns to court on may 5th. 4:37. new this morning we're hearing about the scary moment for passengers flying from new york to nashville. plane was forced to land in west virginia after a bird strike cracked the jet's
delta flight 407 took off from laguardia yesterday afternoon. the pilot had to make that decision to land. >> birds and aircraft you know, share the same air space is these things are bound to happen. >> anytime you see something like that on the aircraft break, you know gets your heart beating fast. >> thankfully nobody was hurt and delta sent another plane to pick up the passengers to continue on to nashville. very fortunate. >> that's right you don't hear about that but they do share the same space. >> and clearly birds don't use the same master control. >> no. no. it's 4:37. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans. >> well, we have clear skies and beautiful weather. and you know, supposedly the birds roost at this hour of the day. so there shouldn't been much of a problem -- be much of a problem until the sun is up at 6:145. beautiful morning in midtown manhattan. here's the view from right around four times square we call that. that's the address. times square looking south here all the way down to one world trade and the receiver s know bridge. it's a beautiful morning. 45 degrees going to be a great
this is actually the animation of satellite radar and -- then pictures from the satellite and from the radar pined and not much going on. we have a big old ridge of high pressure going to give us a lot of sunshine particularly as 47 hits about 9:00 and 58 at 1:00 and 63 this afternoon. above normal for this time of the year. we're going to talk about it getting to 70 this weekend next in your accuweather forecast. debbie duhaime you're been doing a greatall week long. what's going on out there this morning? a couple of problems already. good morning bill. good morning over then. well, let's go right to 78. 78 heading westbound get out to exit 40 into war an. it's an accident and a fuel spill. two lanes are blocked there. george, lincoln and holland moving smoothly. no problems just construction wrapping. here's the gorge, no problem -- george: no problems just the construction being cleared. at 57th the ongoing fire department activity because of a problem with the steam pipe.
metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit on time. going out to our web cam i'll shoal you the l.i.e. getting out to lakeville road. moving fine. the overknight construction on the l.i.e. cleared. alternate side parking rules are in effect. back over to you. ken, lori? still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, packages were plucked from the front steps of several brooklyn homes and the thefts were caught on camera. hear where some of the boxes were found. >> plus, the move that's clearing the way for families of the sandy hook shooting victims to take legal action.
he say's we should punish women who have abortions. there has to be some form of punishment. that mexicans who come to america are rapists. they're rapists. and that we should ban muslims from coming here at all. total and complete shut down. donald trump say's we can solve americas problems by turning against each other. it's
wrong and it goes against everything new york and america stand for. with so much at stake, she's the one tough enough to stop trump. hillary clinton.
no one was hurt and no word on what sparked the blaze. a deadly motorcycle accident in new jersey remains under investigation this morning. it happened in the northbound lanes of route 21 in clifton yesterday afternoon. if identity of the biker who died has not been released. a fridge was seen on the ground near the crash site but it's unclear if it was actually involved in the accident. all northbound lanes were briefly shut down. the road has since reopened. 4:42. a judge ruled that a lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting will be allowed to go forward. some family members of the victims killed are suing remmington arms saying the company sold a military weapon to civilians temperature company tried to use -- the company tried to use a 2005 federal law that protects gun makers from lawsuits. and amazon is helping seattle combat homelessness by donating one of its buildings
it's on the campus in downtown seattle for amazon and it was now empty with a hotel. the company plans to tear the building down next year. before that happens though a local nonprofit will use it as a shelter for 200 people in need. move-in begins monday. smart idea. why just leave it empty when people can use it right? 4:43. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> our camera from astoria looking south here this morning. 432 park. the chrysler building and east river all glass. roosevelt island you're over here. seeing water yeah that's the east river too and that's the fdr drive. here's what's happening this morning. we have skies that are clear. 45 and the humidity is dry. the winds are northwest and the pressure 30.40. that's very strong high pressure over us. normal high of 61. we'll be above that today.
two years later the record low. the sun is up this morning at 6:16. and it's going to be absolutely gorgeous. frost in a couple of suburbs this morning otherwise we're going to add a few more degrees to the high yesterday. spectacular spectacular spring day today. tomorrow and 70 by sunday. a shot at a shower comes early tuesday like in after midnight into early tuesday morning. otherwise, even tuesday on primary election tuesday the weather is going to be pretty nice. it's 40 to massapequa. 37 around hauppauge and 28 around monticello. some cool numbers this morningment just like -- morning. just like yesterday. clear skies, and some of the outlying suburbs to the north and west where the winds are forming out there. we'll have clear skies today and we have that right now. we have clear skies all the way up into upstate new york. new england and back to the ohio valley. that high pressure ridge spreads out and gives us sunny degrees. little chilly.
in the suburbs north and west. we got a cool start to saturday then it's sunny and pleasant and high 64. it will be in the upper 50s to near 60 in the coastal sections as the wind goes around from the northeast to southeast. so the south facing shores fire island, coastal connecticut, a little cooler even out toward the eastern end of long island. then we have sunshine on sunday. high 7 #. 76 -- 70. 76 on monday and then we're looking at just a sprinkle very early tuesday. otherwise sun and clouds on primary election day tuesday. right around 63, 65 degrees some beautiful weather. next week we cool down a little bit but then we warm back up. you can plant everything. you want to get out there this weekend and plant the garden with all that kind of stuff. thing plant and pole -- the eggplant and tomatoes. pole beans. >> you do pole beans right? >> yes. string beans. >> string beans.
eh? let's check in with debbie duhaime. >> what time is it? how much time do we have? huh? >> i think i'll just go to the market and pick everything up. that will be easier. let's see what's happening good morning everybody. we're going to start off on the subways, service changes with some overnight track work. 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7 some overnight track work, still seeing some track work on the d. e. and f. as well. is that could be sheered -- that should be cleared by 5:00. two lanes blocked. and bayonne bridge construction until 5:00. again that will bic picked up shortly. what's happening on 95 at connecticut? north into 29 in bridgeport, construction that is slowing everybody down quite a bit. george, lincoln and holland moving smoothly. but construction just wrapping up and here's a look at the george washington bridge. again, moving along pretty well here. some lower level construction just wrapping up at the george. metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey
and over on 6th avenue at 57th, it's an ongoing fire department activity. because of a steam pipe issue. diversions on the m. and m. 7 buses, a look at the fdr drive, through the 60s and 70s construction. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you. lori, ken? all right debbie thank you. 4:47 now we're seeing the damage done when the tractor- trailer driver lost control crashed through a i can't imagine in colorado. look hat that mess. the -- garage in colorado. look at that mess. the truck driver was killed in the crash. it happened early yesterday morning just north of denver. if the garage hadn't been there the driver would have actually plowed through an apartment complex. and a one man crime spree in brooklyn has been caught on camera. the thief was spotted helping himself to packages delivered right to someone else's door in brooklyn. flush flush so far, police have found some of but they have not made any arrests and carolina leid has more. >> reporter: i couldn't be any
from people's doorsteps in crown heights, brooklyn. watch as she slaps open a garbage bag and stuffs several boxes inside but it's too much to carry and he steals a cart to lug the load. >> he's done it before. it's not -- it's not new. >> reporter: tamika jones is one of many victims. she assumed her package was lost in the mail. not stolen. >> it was a video -- i ordered it a couple of days ago. there was a delay. i thought it was the post office. i didn't think it would be anybody stealing from the building. >> reporter: here's where it gets interesting. the local neighborhood patrol pieced this all together. the first quality paper goods store was robbed at the corner of kingston and crown tuesday afternoon. the owner e-mailed a photo to the group about 20 mince later -- minutes later, a volunteer spotted the man they believe got away and followed him home. >> we saw him shuffling into the apartment and he left the packages in the lobby. >> reporter: police arrived to
returned to the victims but officers didn't make an arrest. residents believe the same man is responsible for the rash of missing packages in and are using this criminal shopping spree as a lesson learned. >> your packages aren't safe here. and i think that people are feeling the squeeze and some people are resorting to easy pickings. >> reporter: they'll use a p.o. box or make sure someone is home when deliveries arrive. in crown heights, brooklyn, i'm carolina leid, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> wow. it is 4:49. a former member of the manson cult could soon be out of prison. california panel recommending parole for 66-year-old leslie van outen. she was the youngest manson follower convicted in the 1969 murders. the parole panel says that she was a model prisoner without a single rule violation in 46 years. the decision to grant parole goes under review now before
who has final say. it's 4:50 and newark mayor is defending his proposal to ban the for hire car service uber in his city. in a post on politicker nj, he says the city is only asking uber to play by the same rules as every other transportation company. newark wanted the ride share service to submit drivers to background checks and license fees. uber says people protesting mayor's plan have flooded the complaints. city council is slated to discuss an ordinance next week city. coming up on eyewitness news this morning, an important morning. baby swings. why it may pose a serious risk to your child. >> also ahead a powerful earthquake rocks southern japan. aftershocks and widespread stra alright guys. i want to show you some cutting edge technology.
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washington bridge. looking all good here this morning. here's our little corner of the neighborhood, come on by anytime. seven days a week. 24 hours a day. we're wide open. next seven hours, we're in the lows and we get into -- 40s and we get into the low 50s by noontime today. and we got a lot of sunshine. so when we get to mid 50s by noon it's going to warm into the low 60s this afternoon. be little bit above normal for this time of the year, we'll be at 62, 63-degrees with little light east northeast wind makes it a little cooler on the coastal sections. we'll talk about the rest of the weekend coming up and got to hit 70 on sunday. maybe 80 monday. debbie duhaime? i love you bill evans. >> how's it going out this? >> let's see what's happening out here. the problem here on 78. heading westbound to exit 40 that's getting out to watch chong and warren. accident and a fuel spill. two lanes blocked there. eastbound still okay through that stretch. new england thruway south into 18 b in the mare neck, and the
up to 29 and bridgeport construction there as well. so it's stop and go. george, lincoln and holland construction wrapping up and traffic is very light at the hudson river crossings. here's the eastbound bqe still moving okay up to the brooklyn bridge. lower east side river crossings look fine. the l.i.e. westbound looking okay and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back to you. lori, ken? all right thank you. it's 4:55. utility crews are continuing their work to get several buildings back on the grid in downtown newark following power outage there. they say the outage was sparked by a manhole fire yesterday. rutgers, newark and njit were forced to cancel some classes, they now claim the problem should be fixed sometime this morning. fisher-price is recalling infant cradle swings because of the risk that babies could fall out of them. three different models of its cradle swings have been recalled. the company has received two
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rescued them. >> boy he does that and the news. amazing. [ laughter ] no related to -- >> totally different. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, democratic rivals we are any sanders and hillary clinton -- bernie sanders and hillary clinton face off in if brooklyn. while their republican counter parts mingle in midtown. >> and also several soldiers are seriously hurt when a humvee flips over in new jersey. eyewitnesses rush to the rescue.
bitter words in brooklyn as hillary clinton and bernie sanders tear into one another at their fiercest debate yet. and army humvee flips over on the new jersey turnpike. seriously injuring several soldiers. details on their conditions this morning. and it's finally so nice to be able to say. get ready for a nice warmup >> yay. >> good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. today is -- friday, april 15th. and you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans and the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> yes indeed we're going to have beautiful weekend right you are lori. ken good morning everybody. happy friday to you. a day where we start out 44 degrees, not bad as we look at our little intersection here on the upper west side. 31 around caramel and putnam county. hurst. so there might be a little fog in some spots where the skies
calm and the temperatures dropped off. but by noon today 56 and 63 later on this afternoon. debbie duhaime, bonn jury know. a lot of sunshine today. what's going on in the traffic department? couple of accidents to warn you about this morning bill. we're going to tell you what's happening in queens on the grand central parkway west getting right into kew gardens and accident blocking two lanes. now as you head farthest west, moving okay here past laguardia in toward the rfk bridge. let's go over to the new england thruway, new england thruway, very busy southbound into 18 b. it's construction and the northbound side of 95 into bridgeport construction up by bit 29. and that -- exit 29. and that's slowing everybody down as well. on 78 westbound, 40 at watchung, accident just being cleared. a look at the l.i.e. westbound heading to south oyster bay road moving well. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you ken, lori? all right debbie thank you.
weekend ahead of tuesday's new york primary. and the presidential hopefuls are pulling out all the stops. republicans came together at a gop gala in mid tune and hillary clinton and bernie sanders shared a heated debate in brooklyn. eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live in east harlem where clinton has an event later today. dray? >> reporter: well, good morning lori. it was a busy night for all of the candidates while bernie sanders and hillary clinton were busy going toe to toe in brooklyn, the republican candidates were all in midtown and for the most part, being cordial to one another. but their presence provoked protests. presidential politics in midtown turned wild as new york's republican party elite met for their an yawl gala. protesters held the street outside. almost three dozen arrested, while inside the grand hyatt, the three contenders made nice. with donald trump only taking
>> it's just a great city. it's a vibrant city an amazing city. we have to be careful. our mayor has to be careful. because he can blow it very quickly if he keeps going the way he's going. not doing good, we better be careful mr. mayor. >> reporter: they had their hand full in brooklyn. >> you're both screaming at each other, the viewers won't be able to hear either of you. >> reporter: it went on like that for two hours over israel, gun control, and clinton's vote for the war in iraq. >> i don't believe that that is the kind of judgment we need to be the kind of president we need. >> president obama trusted my judgment enough to ask me to be secretary of state for the united states. >> reporter: abc news political director rick klein says the two candidates left each other bloodied but -- >> specifically nothing here is going to change sides in a big way.
another six weeks of harsh, intense campaigning. >> reporter: and "new york post" is officially endorsing donald trump. saying he has the potential, the skills, the know how, the values to live up to his campaign slogan to make america great again. meanwhile, donald trump, ted cruz and john kasich will all be campaigning upstate. we're live this morning in east harlem, dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> dray thank you. and mayor bill de blasio's approval rating is now at its lowest since he took office in january of 2014. just 35% of new yorkers think the mayor is doing an excellent or good job. and a majority of voters 51% say the city is headed in the wrong direction. the mayor's poll raises questions about the vulnerability of the mayor to the challenge in the next election. four soldiers are in the hospital this morning after a serious crash on the new jersey turnpike.
three men and one woman were riding in overturned yesterday afternoon in south brunswick. the female soldier lost her leg in the crash. the army reservists were traveling from fort totten in queens and other soldiers immediately rushed in to try to turn the vehicle upright. they're now at robert wood johnson hospital in serious condition. a suffolk county police sergeant convicted of stealing money from drivers is back in court today on new charges. 52-year-old scott groan was acquit -- green was acquitted of hate crime charges after being accused of pulling over hispanic men and robbing them. he was convicted on charges of stealing money from two men and sentenced to one to three years in prison. today is a hearing on a second indictment charging green with more thefts. there will be no retrial for peter liang the former new york officer convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of akai gurley. a judge in brooklyn upheld his conviction late yesterday. his attorneys had asked for a
liang faces up to is a years in -- 15 years from prison when he's sentenced tuesday but likely could get probation. a collection of documents today on the dealings of sheldon silver the now convicted former assembly speaker. his lawyers argued against the release but the judge is making the material public. he was convicted in november in a $5 million corruption trial. there's a special election next tuesday to fill his seat. developing overseas crews are searching for survivors after a powerful quake struck japan killing nine people and injuring hundreds more. 6.5 quake hit about 800 miles south of tokyo. the wide extent of the damage is clear with buildings collapsed and expressway crunched buckled and entire rooftops rocked off their homes. about 44,000 people are now in shelters and some 1600 soldiers joined the relief effort and so far there have been at least 116 aftershocks. 5:07. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and
and bill evans, bill? >> well, this morning we're looking from four times square looking south we have a great visibility all the way down to the staten island and the verrazano narrows bridge and sandy hook, new jersey. what a pretty morning. a good morningous sunrise right now. we look down the beach here, a great day and a great place to be this weekend. and i know the water temperatures about 47 degrees. but other than that it will be sunny and nice. it's 44 right now and clear skies. clear skies nary a cloud in the sky back to the ohio valley and up through new england and up into canada. today we'll have 45 degrees by 8:00 and noontime 56. this afternoon we hit 63 and normal high is about 61. so be a little bit above that and only gets warmer this weekend. up to 70 by sunday. at the bus stop a little cool this morning. i would say jacket and sweater would be appropriate particularly in the suburbs with some frost in few places and then after school today the
except for the right there -- true i can't one right there -- truant one right there. going to be sunny and 63- degrees this afternoon. weather and traffic together every seven minutes. debbie duhaime? it's a good thing you're not in with this bunch here. oh i love that bunch. >> got your own thing going on out there. >> oh you guys are wonderful. let's see what's happening, good morning bill, good morning to everybody. we're going to go outside over to the maps and tell you what's happening on the grand central. gardens. two lanes are blocked here right into kew gardens. on westbound grand central moving okay getting out to laguardia in towards the rfk. watch for the problem over on watchung. accident and a fuel spill. and outside and i'll show you look another the l.i.e. here's the l.i.e. westbound getting out to moving along smoothly island over on the l.i.e. cleared and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you, lori, ken?
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experience what a lincoln can do for you. at the lincoln spring collection event. right now lease a 2016 only at the lincoln spring it is 5:11 and today marks three years since the boston marathon bombings. and the city is honoring the victims. today the governor of massachusetts and the mayor of boston will be joined by survivors and the families of the victims to lay a wreath at the marathon finish line. that's where two pressure cooker bombs went off during the 2013 race, killing three people and leaving more than 260 hurt. the city will hold a moment of
finish line is in place for monday's marathon. 30,000 runners are expected to take part in the 120th boston marathon. and they won't be alone. 500,000 people will line the streets of boston to cheer on the runners. through all, 26.2 miles. today the islanders go for the game, game number two in the stanley cup playoffs against the panthers. after starting the series with a win. and the isles took the ice in florida last night and it was a tight game the whole way through. the teams traded goals until the islanders scored three in a row. putting them ahead of the panthers and winning the game 5- 4. the rangers are still waiting to see if lind quest will play in will be lundqvist will play in game two tomorrow against the penguins. the rangers are hoping to rebound from their loss in game yesterday. the team is hopeful he'll be back on the ice tomorrow. hope so. it is 35:13 and let's neck with bill evans again. >> i was watching that islander game last night because there
-- of scoring going on and i could have sworn at 9:00 i heard someone in the living room say turn the television to the debates. stop watching the hockey game. [ laughter ] and i did. here's what's going on. we are looking this morning from our camera here at asbury park southward and a great morning here. we have clear skies and we got a little light northerly kind of a northeast wind. it's -- calm to a light breeze here but it is going to be mostly northeast today with a dry humidity. and 44 degrees. and but look at the pressure, 30.40. whenever the barometer is way above 30.00 like that, we have strong high pressure over us so that is a mark of fair weather. very nice fair weather as a matter of fact. yesterday's high 62. normal 61 is. we're going to be above that -- 61. we're going to be above that today. an air quality that's good. yesterday its run down in the streets of gotham by folks wanning to -- wanting know the
the count high for maple, juniper and alder. tree pollen comes out this time of the year, uv index is a . that may seem low given the fact that we have total sunshine today. the sun angle is not strong yet but still a 6. a couple of hours this weekend and you can gate sunburn. so you are going to have to start putting on the sunscreen and sun block. 45 laguardia and 33 poughkeepsie and morristown 30. some frost starting some freezing temperatures in here where the sky is clear and the rinds are calm -- winds are calm just like yesterday. this is radar and satellite animation, we have temperatures that we can animate for you on the computer guidance. by the time we get to the afternoon, we're looking at low 60s. 63 morristown. a little cooler here with the south facing shores and notice the 50s that's because of that wind that comes in out of the northeast off of long island sound and the atlantic waters.
north. little cooler. notice montauk 51 out there. that's normal for this time of the year because the water temperature is about 47 degrees. kiddos jacket or sweat eradiate bus stop ought to do it for you -- ought to do it for you at the bus stop today. 63 sunshine and nice and tonight we're at 44 and tomorrow it's a cool start to saturday. 64. upper 50s at the coast. your accuweather seven day forecast. sunshine on sunday. 70 degrees. monday, 76. trombones if you like music man. and then we're looking at sunshine and we're looking at near 80 in a lot of spots on sunday. into monday rather. and then tuesday, is there might be a sprinkle overnight. there's a back door front coming down tuesday morning early before sunrise. north south. you are never going to get that weather badge. [ laughter ] never, never going to get it.
but for primary tuesday the weather is going to be great. >> nice. >> that's fantastic. what's that about? >> we have to put more oil and water and antifreeze in it. >> it's been doing that nine years. since 2007 and i came on the set with you. >> the card table and think you -- ken. >> debbie duhaime? that remind me of the one day i was there and my chair was way high. so funny. >> trying to tell me something. >> you look good there bill. don't worry. >> yeah right. >> good morning everybody. we're going to start off by showing you a look at the van wyck. van wyck heading northbound moving okay getting up to kew gardens but as we go to the maps a problem on the grand central eastbound into kew gardens, accident blocking two lanes. now let's see what else is happening. problems in jersey on 78. 78 westbound exit 40 watchung and warren. it's an accident be a fuel
over there. now over on the new england thruway south. construction still out there. 95 northbound slowing down by exit 29 in bridgeport with some ongoing construction. george, lincoln and holland moving smoothly and throggs neck and whitestone and rfk moving smoothly. here's the eastbound bqe, moving okay toward the brooklyn bridge. lower east river cross, moving along mathly. sides -- smoothly, alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you. lori. ken? thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, wild images out of new jersey, fierce flames engulf a car near the lincoln tunnel. look at that. >> also ahead, a school bus driver turned hero.
5:20. the highway to the lincoln tunnel is now back open this morning. but yesterday new jersey transit says the car rear ended one of its buses which had no passengers on it at the time fortunately. three people in the car though were hurt. well many came to mourn former nfl star will smith at a memorial ceremony in upstate utica. it was held at the football stadium of his old high school. he was shot and killed saturday night. police say that he was shot by cardell hayes after a traffic accident. hayes is now facing murder charges. well, in the morning's health alert, even though some
medications cause relief. they may lead to other serious problems. new study linked long-term use of proton pump inhibitors to chronic kidney disease. researchers say that the risk was 28% higher than those taking other types of antacids including zantac. 5:# 1. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> clerk. gorge -- clear skies, gorgeous morning. it's cool. grab a jacket or sweater in the suburbs. here we go we take a look to the west side where we are, we're about -- temperatures in the 50s to start the day here to upper 40s and parts of the area are around 32 to 30 degrees north and west. grab a jacket. then later on you'll see today we're going to be about 63- degrees. we're looking at some very nice weather here and in which we see the clear skies lasting through the weekend into next week. on monday it might hit 80 degrees. we'll talk more about that coming up. hope you have a great weekend.
heather been going a great job all week long. what's begun own right now -- going on right now. at the grand central jewel avenue. moving okay but right at kew gardens it's an accident so again if you're traveling eastbound on the grand central right into kew gardens, accident blocking two lanes. subways running on or close. railroad, and new jersey schedule. ask over on 78 west and exit 340 at watchung, a fuel spill being mopped up. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back the you. ken, lori? all right debbie thank you, still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new toe tails on the today -- details on the
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>> abc's kendis gibson and diane ma say doe report. >> reporter: good morning, topping america's money, chipotle on the upswing. >> it will cost the company three years of earnings growth between 2014 and 2017. >> open after a string of outbreaks, they expect customers to slowly return. well, it's a wrap for mcdonald's mcwraps. the fast food giant is phase asking them out for good. >> they were supposed to attract more health conscious customers but they didn't and they were a headache for workers who complained they and america has a new favorite grocery sore. wegmans tops the list with stores in six states on the east coast. the survey is based on customer satisfaction and loyalty. rounding out the list, publix and trader joe's dives to third. it's the first time in four years trader joe's did not rank first. and that's america's money. >> have great day. well, the tsa blames staff shortages for the longer security lines at airports
the problem, record number of travelers and additional security measures but no additional tsa officers to cope with it. and passengers are angry. as well as the airports and airlines. american airlines says nearly 6800 passengers missed flights in one week at five airports it serves because of the long lines. broadway's favorite child and her revolting friends will soon take their final bow. matilda will close next january. the show is based on novel about the girl with special powers and the national tour started last year and is ongoing. it is 5:27. coming up in our next half hour, tense night in brooklyn. where the democratic presidential candidates took aim at each other, no topic was off-limits. >> and developing right now police are searching for the shooter who killed a man outside the victim's home in manhattan. >> meteorologist bill evans will be back with your exclusive accuweather forecast for the weekend and it's really
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a bat until brooklyn, we are know sanders and hillary clinton duke it out for the democratic vote ahead of next week's new york primary. republican presidential contenders may have kept peace in midtown but police make arrests outside. plus nba owners will meet the all-star game should bounce out of north carolina in the wake of the controversial bathroom law there. good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> and i'm lori stokes, today is friday, april 15th and you are never more than seven traffic. and bill evans. >> well this morning, we are gorgeous day. a great start to your weekend. going to be a buff day and temperature 44 degrees right now and clear skies. and we got a little light wind out of the north at about 3 miles an hour. it will go northeast today. the wind will. about 5 to 10. that will make the coastal
but we'll have plenty of sunshine. 56 by noontime and 63 this afternoon. the wind kind of calms down tonight. so it will be a cool start to your day. tomorrow but we're going to warm into the mid 60s tomorrow. and 70 on sunday. and maybe 80 by monday. debbie duhaime is in the traffic center in for heather this morning, what's beginning on out there? what's happening on the sub seays right now on the downtown 2 and 5 trains, seeing some delays and it's all due to some police department activity. somebody requiring system medical attention there. what else is happening as you take it to the grand central eastbound slowing down right into kew gardens. accident still blocking one lane. and getting reports of an accident now cross bronx east right past castle hill avenue. accident blocking a lane approaching the bruckner interchange. to the new england thruway south into 18 b. it's construction down through ma mar knack and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you. lori, ken? thank you. it is 5:31.
brooklyn with the pivotal new york primary days away. hillary clinton and bernie sanders ripped into each other sparring over number of hot topics. and eyewitness news reporter dray clark is live in east harlem where clinton lob later today. >> reporter: good morning ken, it was everything we expected it to be. bernie sanders and hillary clinton engaging in a serious war of words covering several topics and that was the expectation. considering in recent weeks, the negative exchanges between the two camps has been overwhelming. >> but i do question her judgment. i question a judgment which voted for the war in iraq. the worst foreign policy blunder in the history of this country. >> reporter: the battle of brooklyn quickly turned to a heated and lifely debate. bernie sanders blasting hillary clinton because she voted for the iraq war. and for taking millions of
>> i stood up against this behaviors of the banks when i was a senator. >> secretary clinton called them out. oh my goodness. they must have been really crushed by that. >> reporter: a new poll shows clinton's national lead over sanders down to 6%. and that is the poll's margin of error. the tightening race and a rowdy crowd. adding fuel to the fire. >> if you're both screaming at each other, the viewers won't be able to hear either of you. >> reporter: but for two hours, sanders and clinton kept it up. arguing over israel, birth returns. chintop calling standers out for criticizing wall street but not the makers of assault weapons. >> what about the greed and recklessness of the gun america? >> reporter: after the debate, mayor de blasio and clinton side by side, celebrating her debate performance. at a party hosted by the mayor. >> it was a great debate i feel
but we got to keep working. >> reporter: but sanders says clinton seemed under pressure. and uneasy during the debate. >> i think the clinton campaign and the secretary are getting little bit nervous. i think it's undeniable that we have the momentum. >> reporter: and after last night's debate, bernie sanders left for the vatican. meanwhile hillary clinton is scheduled to make an appearance here in east harlem which then head to california for a few fundraising events. at 6:00 this morning abc news political director rick klein puts last anything's debate into perspective. we're live this morning in east harlem. dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> dray thank you. at least 31 people arrested last night in protests outside midtown. police poured forces into 42nd street after protesters marched from the theater district and through grand central terminal at rush hour. but while it was crazy outside, it was calm inside with speeches by ted cruz, john kasich, and donald trump.
about each other. but -- >> just a great city. city. we have to be careful. our mayor has to be careful. because he can blow it very quickly if he keeps going the way he's going. not doing good. we better be careful. mr. mayor. >> the protests outside the grand hyatt were focus on trump but he made no mention of them during his speech praising new york values. stay with eyewitness news and abc news for coverage of the race for president. and the new york primary. you can get the latest on the campaigns at our website. abc7ny. all you have to do is click on politics. developing this morning, one person was killed in a triple shooting in new jersey. this happened about 10:00 last night near taylor and hickory streets in orange. one person died at the scene. the two others went to the hospital. police say the suspects took off in a green ford explorer, no arrests have been made. develop right now police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man in manhattan.
found shot to death in the east village before 11:00 last anything. it happened on east 13th street just up the way from the victim's home. police say he was shot in the back. no arrests have been made. firefighters worked through the night to gain control of a large fire in jersey city. it started in a vacant house and quickly spread to four nearby homes. throe of the homes were vacant. that fire is now under control and at least ten people have been displaced but nobody was hurt and no ward on what -- word on what sparked the fire. new this morning we're hearing about a scary moment for passengers flying if new york to gnash -- from new york to nashville. the plane was forced to land in west virginia after a bird strike. delta flight 4071 took off from laguardia yesterday afternoon. the strike happened it's before 5:00. the pilot made the decision the land. and nobody got hurt and delta sent another plane to pick up passengers and continue on to nashville. well, happening today the nba is taking action after north carolina passed that
team owners are meeting in midtown to decide whether to move the all-star game out of the state. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live now in midtown. >> reporter: lori, good morning, team owners will meet here later today for their annual board of governors meeting. topping the agenda this year is north carolina's bathroom law has -- this is just the latest pushback over north carolina's so-called bathroom law. charlotte was originally the winning bid city for 2017. this year's game was in toronto and nba all-star weekend filled with fun and fans. and big moneymakers for the host city. now new jersey senator booker along with the group of bipartisan lawmakers is calling on the league the move all of that -- to move all of that out of north carolina. not just nba stars that travel for the game. players bring families and a- listers come out for the celebrity games.
the backlash is in response to the state's recently passed anti-lgbt law which prohibits transgender people from using public bathrooms in schools and government facilities that don't match the gender on their birth certificate. and nba commissioner adam silver called the law deeply concerning and this would not be the first loss of business for the tar heel state. bruce springsteen and ringo starr are among the artists canceling concerts in north carolina boy scotting the take and -- boycotting the state and taking a stand. >> the concerts will continue to be canceled. the conventions not only those that were scheduled to be here will leave and go somewhere else. those that the state is pitching to come here will no longer come. >> reporter: nba stars are also denouncing north carolina's law. charles barkley is just the latest to come out against it.
for the nba all-star game in 2015. and other cities are already coming forward and trying to get the bid for 2017. oakland has already put their name in the ring. we should know much more later today. we're live in midtown, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> all right thank you. and you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. here's meteorologist bill evans with one heck of a nice weekend accuweather forecast. >> oh, absolutely. it's going to be gorgeous this morning. in the suburbs, you know grab a jacket. because it's a little bit chilly. and otherwise, we're starting off with some great numbers here. there you see we have 44 degrees here at 5:38. here's the cram in brooklyn looking over to wall street and one world trade. 44 degrees and clear skies a little light northerly wind a beautiful day. can't even scare up a cloud around this morning you this new england the ohio valley. the mid-atlantic. and of course right here around the tristate area. temperature 47 by 9:00. 56 at noontime and 61 to 63 this afternoon.
weekend. then only gets warmer. tomorrow we get up into the mid- and upper 60s and 7 # by sunday. -- 70 by sunday. you need the jacket is sweater this morning it's going to be sunny and cool 63-degrees. so if you're in the suburbs with some frost, debbie duhaime? you better be careful. yeah. bundle up. >> little chilly out there. >> definitely. and we're going to go out to the suburbs right now with the camera and show you a look at summit. this is 78 westbound getting out to summit. now as you get into watchung the earlier accident and fuel spill cleared out by exit 40. and now heading over to our or close. the 2 and 5 back on or close to schedule. watch for a problem on the cross bronx east at castle hill avenue in the bronx. a collision there and in queens on the grand central east at cue gardens accident still throggs neck whitestone and rfk bridges moving smoothly and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you, ken, lori? thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, community members
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well, shopping online could be an invitation for crime at your front door. people in crown heights have had a real crime wave with packages stolen from outside the apartments and homes and even toe it's offer caught on camera, it hasn't discouraged the thief. >> i think that people are feeling the squeeze and some people are resorting to this easy pickings. >> armed with a photo from a local camera, a community watch group tracked a suspect back to his home. he left a ton of packages right in his lobby but police were not able to make an arrest. utility crews are continuing their work to get several buildings back on the grid in downtown newark
pse&g says that the outage was sparked by a manhole fire yesterday. rutgers newark and njit were forced to cancel some classes. the njit library and several other buildings were running on backup generators. pse&g also claims the problem should be fixed sometime this morning. time now is 5:43 and meteorologist bill evans joins us with an a plus report card accuweather forecast. >> you are correct sir! here's the chrysler building this morning. brought to you by yep. and it's going to be a -- jeep. it's going to be a beautiful day as we look across the east river. right across roosevelt island and on tout flushing, queens and laguardia airport. what a great day here, love the chrysler building brought to you by jeep and today we have clear skies and beautiful weather. 44 degrees and humidity is in the moderate range. the winds are calm and the pressure, the barometer is rising. right there. 30.41. i mean it's going to continue to just be strong high pressure
if it were 30.00 that's good enough. that's the mark of fair weather but it's 30.41. yesterday's high was 62. the normal is 61. it was a record high in 41 and just a couple of years later. the close out of world war ii is 28. the record low. so we're looking at a beautiful sunrise and 6:16 and sunset at 7:36. both will be gorgeous. 39s are wild in babylon brookhaven to islip. 28 down the shore here. 34 andover. so we're r the sky is clear, the sandy soil. calm winds, the temperatures really dropped off here. this morning. so we've got about a 6 to 8- mile an hour wind and not much with that and clear skies. and it's about 34 for the temperature by 5:00 a.m. around poughkeepsie to 43 in the mark, noontime and afternoon temperatures in the low # 0s here today. tomorrow we start the day cool
and in the upper 30s to low and mid- 40s. but by afternoon, we're in the mid 60s tomorrow and it warms to 7 # on sunday. flush -- 7 # on sunday. we start -- 70 unsapped. we start off sunday with as muchs in the mid 40s. -- temperatures in the mid 40s my daughter has a rugby game. she plays rugby. yeah. i tell you how mean she is? all right it's 63. that's a rough sport. my son plays too. rip current risk is high at the beaches but just to give you an idea for boating, winds northeast 10 to 15 knots. about 10, 15 miles per hour maybe a little bit higher tomorrow and waves 4 to 6 on saturday with a northeast wind. we have sunshine and a nice day today. 63. clear and cool tonight. 30s in the suburbs and 44 in the five boroughs and then tomorrow is great day. 64. and 50s at the coast, we're looking at sunshine and 70 on sunday.
i have said for forever since i started broadcasting weather, in new york and our beautiful perfect day. in some spots we're looking at city. good. sun and clouds 63-degrees. >> that is awesome sir. >> i love that forecast. >> it looks great. have a great weekend, it's going to be wonderful. >> you too. >> thank you bill. yeah we won't complain about that one right? >> no. >> definitely not. and good morning lori, bill, ken, good morning to everybody. we start off on the subways right now no complaints right now on the subways over on the 2 and 5 earlier incident cleared in the bronx. so everything moving on time on the subways. let's go over to the cross bronx east though into castle hill avenue. accident still working there. and also east tremont avenue at white plains road an accident investigation. watch for a local detour over there. over in queens on the grand central eastbound at kew gardens, a collision blocking one lane over there. throggs neck whitestone and rfk
no problems there. inbound george moving smoothly. lincoln is fine no problems to report at the holland and metro- north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit on time. here's the eastbound bqe, you're building here heading up toward the brooklyn bridge lower east river crossings off to nice start. and going to the other camera a lack at the l.i.e. now with our other cameras to the area of shelter rock road, traffic is starting to build as you head nassau county into queens. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you, lori, ken? all right debbie thank you. 5:48. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the quick thinking bus driver who sprang into action and saved a choking child's life. >> plus, a little girl goes to the police when someone stole her wagon. the thief didn't come forward but plenty of other people did.
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a judge has ruled that a lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the sandy hook elementary school massacre will be allowed to go forward. some family members to have victims killed in the 2012 shooting are suing remmington arms saying the company sold a military weapon to civilians. the company tried to stop the lawsuit using a 2005 federal law that protects gun makers from lawsuits. a judge ruled that argument was not grounds to dismiss the lawsuit. 5:51. it is not uncommon to find a little red wagon in a front yard. it's less common though for someone to steal it. a 4-year-old girl in maine discovers her wagon was missing and her family went to the police, the bangor police department posted on facebook looking for the person who stole mckaylah's red wagon. nobody came forward.
attention all across the country. and moved another little girl to action. she insisted on donating money to replace the beloved toy. >> and like -- the wagon. >> just amazing for someone to little to want to do something like that to help someone else was really selfless and sweet. she was really happy. she was like smiles from ear to ear. >> oh. how sweet is that? wal-mart ended up donating the new wagon for free. police used the donates money for a gift card for mckaylah. in turn, she wrote out her own thank you to the girl who helped her out and her local police. >> oh my god. to see her pink cowboy boots. >> how cute is she in that little girl. >> that voice. >> how adorable. it is 5:52. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, school bus driver goes beyond the call of duty when a student finds himself in a life-threatening situation. her quick thinking saved the boy's life. >> oh. and meteorologist bill evans will return with a gorgeous
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this morning. look down the beach. absolutely gorgeous. there's the buoy. there's boardwalk and way down to the jetty and point pleasant in the distance got a great
hey let's just say you're about to get morning. morristown it's 30. 31 newark and 41 at jfk and just a little light wind her out of the northeast but the wind much of the day will be off the atlantic and off long island sound out of
the northeast. great ride on the ferry today. with this wind only about 5 miles per hour. and it will be gorgeous. next seven hours temperature gets into the mid 50s. and this afternoon, with a lot of sunshine getting into the mid 50s with temperature driving on up to 63-degrees. debbie duhaime, happy friday to you. what's going on in the traffic center? happy friday to you ask to everybody. first of all everything moving fine with the ferries over on the subways moving fine as well. earlier problems cleared and metro-north, long island railroad, and new jersey transit on time. over on the i don't think so bronx east at castle hill avenue an accident. and to the web cam a look at the l.i.e. westbound, pretty solid here through kissena boulevard. the earlier accident cleared and alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. back over to you. ken, lori?
an oklahoma school bus driver remembered her emergency training just when a little boy on her buss needed -- bus needed her most. surveillance cameras on the school bus caught the moment hero cameron jansen began choking on a penny. the bus driver ginger maxwell realized what was happening and jumped into action. she remembered how to do the heimlich maneuver from a cpr class but it was the first time she ever actually used that training in tore 17 year -- her 17 year career. >> just surprised that you know, that this was happening. and i thought here -- i've got to see if my training if i was really paying attention when i had my training and it paid off. >> the well trained bus driver was able to get the coin out of the little boy's throat. >> that's a good thing. all right. 5:57. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the search is on for a killer in new jersey. after three people get shot one of the victims died. the one big clue police have in their search. >> and new this morning, a new
developing at 6:00, one person is dead after a triple shooting in new jersey. details on the getaway car ahead. new video reveals scenes of devastation in japan after a deadly earthquake hit overnight. and the battle in brooklyn. democratic presidential rivals rip into each other in the most fiery debate yet. in this morning new reaction with the debate be game changer ahead of the new york primary? good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato, thank you for joining us, it is friday. should i sing that little girl's song? >> sure.